|Birth: ||Dec. 29, 1936|
|Death: ||Dec. 25, 2008|
Services for Frances "Lou" McCalip, 71, of Bennington, who passed away Thursday, Dec. 25, 2008, in Athens, Texas, will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Bennington First Baptist Church. Pastor Buddy Barcheers will officiate.
Born Dec. 29, 1936, in Bennington to Andrew and Ola Mae (Minyard) Brewer, Lou was a lifelong resident of Bennington. She married Leroy McCalip on June 28, 1967, in Paris, Texas.
Lou was a homemaker. She worked for the sewing factory and as a waitress in Dallas. Lou also developed film for Kodak in Dallas. She affiliated with the Penticostal faith. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She lived for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded by her parents and husband.
Lou is survived by son Buddy Ward and wife Sharon, Fairfield, Texas; daughters Janice Ward, Gail Percell and husband Johnny, all of Bennington, Sue Oberholtzer and husband Jeff, Alma, Colo., Lillie McLeod, Watonga, Rhonda Wallace and husband Johnny, Lee Pugh and husband Keith, all of Durant, Mary Russell and husband Billy, Maybank, Texas, and Dorothy Odell and husband Wilber, Dallas; two brothers Stan Brewer and wife Ruth, Boswell, and Brad Brewer and wife Terrie, Durant; one sister Ida Clement, Sanger, Texas; special friends Betty Bennett and Hazel Larkins, both of Bennington; 34 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchild, numerous other relatives and a host of friends.
Interment will be at the Jackson Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be James Williams, Lee Henson, Don Gilbert, Chris Roman, James Wright and Brian Joseph, and honorary pallbearers will be Paul Cahill and Bill Woodruff.
Family hour is Monday from 7-8 p.m. at the Coffey-Murray Funeral Home.
Coffey-Murray Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
Leroy Ellis McCalip (1927 - 2002)*
Created by: Sharon Rhoades
Record added: Dec 28, 2008
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