|Birth: ||Nov. 29, 1919|
|Death: ||Feb. 13, 2010|
Obituary published 15 Feb 2010 in "The Paris News", Paris, TX:
Louise Barnes Addison, 90, of Paris died Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010, at Paris Regional Medical Center.
Funeral services are set for 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, at First United Methodist Church in Paris. Interment follows at 3:30 p.m. at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Dallas.
The family receives friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, at Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home.
She was born Nov. 29, 1919, in San Antonio, to Henry Bennett Barnes and Mina Louise Voss Barnes. She grew up attending Laurel Heights United Methodist Church in San Antonio and graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School. She then moved to Dallas to attend Southern Methodist University, where she was a member of the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority. She graduated in May 1942.
She and her family moved from Dallas to Highland Village in 1966 where they resided until 2002 when she and her husband moved to Paris. While in Dallas she was a member of the Dallas Woman's Club, Dallas Dental Auxiliary, and volunteered at the Louise and James Addison Children's Oral Health Clinic. She was an active member of Highland Park United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday school for many years.
During their retirement years, she and her husband traveled extensively throughout the world with Rotary International and enjoyed spending time with family and friends at their condominium on South Padre Island.
In Paris, she was a member of The Newcomer's Club, Mary Emma Bible Study, Moderne Music Club, The Couples Sunday School Class of First United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women and C'est La Vie Luncheon Club.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 64 years, Dr. James Perry Addison; her brother, Henry Bennett Barnes, Jr. and wife, Margaret; brother-in-law, Dr. Jack Jenkins Addison; and her parents.
She is survived by her children, Dr. James H. Addison and wife, Diann, Louise Addison Taylor and Paul B. Addison and wife, Sylvia. She was the beloved grandmother to granddaughters, Elizabeth Louise Taylor and Lindsay Anne Taylor Munoz and husband, Jean-Philippe. She is also survived by her sister-in-law, Frances Hicks Addison and numerous nieces and nephews including, Kathie Gibbs and husband, Dr. Kelsey Gibbs, Lee Dewbre and husband, Gary W. Dewbre, Steve and Marilyn Addison, Suzanne Addison, Marlin and Jenny Addison, Marshall and Carol Addison, and numerous great nieces and nephews.
Serving as pallbearers will be Grant Dewbre, James Banse, David Gibbs, Mark Gibbs, Don McCaskill, John Lyles and Don Townes.
If desired, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 322 Lamar Avenue, Paris, Texas 75460 or Methodist Mission Home, 6487 Whitby, San Antonio, Texas 78240 or a charity of your choice.
James Perry Addison (1913 - 2004)*
James Henry Addison (1946 - 2011)*
Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park
Created by: Rebecca Craig Campbell
Record added: Feb 15, 2010
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