|Birth: ||Nov. 13, 1913|
|Death: ||Oct. 7, 2006|
Services for Agnes Christine Giles, 92, of Palestine, TX will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Bailey & Foster Chapel. Burial will follow in Palestine City Cemetery under the direction of Bailey & Foster, Palestine.
Mrs. Giles went to her heavenly home on Saturday at Greenbrier Nursing Home.
She was born Nov.13, 1913 in Clarksville to William C. and Mary Hausler.
Agnes grew up in Texas where her family were cotton farmers. She was one of seven children. Being raised in a Christian home, she was taught early in her life to give to others and share her faith in Jesus, her Savior. She graduated from St. Paul High School in Marlin, TX in April, 1933. A few years later, she moved west to California, then to Oregon, where she attended Eugene Bible College, graduating in 1945. Later she returned to Texas, settling in the Mart area. She pastored a couple of small churches in the area giving to those in the church and community who needed her time and abilities. In September of 1954, she married Archie Giles. In March of 1956, they were blessed with a beautiful daughter, Marie. She spent the latter part of her life in Palestine, being a friend and encourager to all who knew her.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Archie Giles; brothers, Rudy, William and Paul Hausler; and sisters, Hilda Gunet and Pauline Cockrell.
She is survived by her daughter, Marie Giles of Ventura, Calif.; her sister and brother-in-law, Mary and Jim Gordon, also of California; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was a loving wife and mother, a wonderful sister and aunt who will be missed by all who knew her.
Condolence calls will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Bailey & Foster, Palestine.
(Palestine Herald-Press Oct 10, 2006)
Archie Giles (1905 - 1983)
Palestine City Cemetery
Created by: Bernard-Trigg
Record added: Oct 10, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16127354
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Agnes rest in peace your sister Hilda grandaughter Sherreie is my best friend|
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