Gracie Lanell Trigg Easley was born on August 4, 1927 to Daniel and Cora Trigg in Salmon, Texas. She lived her entire life in the Salmon and Elkhart areas. She died on April 14, 2004.
Gracie was a member of the First Baptist Church, Elkhart and active in the Cheerful Helpers Sunday School Class. She attended Elkhart Public Schools and was a loving wife, mother, housewife and friend to many.
In 1944 she married John Weldon Easley, the love of her life. Survivors include her husband of 59 years, her daughter and son-in-law Linda and Norman Lamberth of Tyler, her grandson James Weldon Lamberth of Tyler, a sister Lois Morehead of Elkhart and a sister Louise Brown of Sheldon. She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers Oscar, Archie and Hayden.
Guiceland Cemetery is the final resting place for many of Gracie's family - many of the Trigg family members and the Easley family members are buried at this cemetery.
Family members buried at Guiceland: parents Daniel and Cora Trigg brothers Hayden and Oscar Trigg brother-in-law Alton Morehead grandparents John Shelby and Itasca Wells mother-in-law and father-in-law Archie and Mary Easley brother-in-law Olen Easley sister-in-laws Annie Pearl Easley and Lucille Harrington grandparents of Weldon Easley - Carl and Frances Easley numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family members
Brother Archie Trigg is buried at Pilgrim Cemetery in Elkhart and sister Louise Brown is buried at Parker Cemetery in Grapeland. Louise died in October, 2005.