Mary Beth (Russell) Westberry Fitzsimmons
Services for Mary Beth Fitzsimmons, 93, will be held in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in the Treadwell Cemetery.
Mrs. Fitzsimmons was born Dec. 15, 1922, in Huntington and died May 21, 2015, in a Huntington nursing facility.
Published in The Lufkin Daily News on May 24, 2015
Services for Mary Beth Fitzsimmons, 92, of Huntington, will be held in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Darryl Smith officiating. Interment will follow in the Treadwell Cemetery.
Mrs. Fitzsimmons was born December 15, 1922 in Huntington, Texas, the daughter of the late Loncie (Havard) and Hugh Frank Russell. She passed away Thursday, May 21, 2015 in a Huntington nursing facility.
She was an ICU nurse for 18 years in Corpus Christi and for 20 years at Lufkin's Memorial Hospital, retiring in 1988. In her late 70's and early 80's, she loved visiting and always said, "I'm going to take care of the "old" people". Her faith was unwavering and she abounded in compassion. She was a rock in the community and for her family. She was a member of Huntington's First Baptist Church.
Survivors include her sons and daughter-in-law, Robert H. and Janice Westberry and Jeffery J. Westberry; daughter, Ann Speights; 8 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandsons; and nephew, Danny Wisnowski.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank Russell and Loncie Russell Brown; husbands, Thomas Westberry and Merle Fitzsimmons; sons, Gary Tom Westberry and Phillip Westberry; and two sisters, Juanita Fuller and Joe Dell Cotton.
Pallbearers will be...
Services have been placed in the trust of Gipson Funeral Home.
Published in The Lufkin Daily News from May 25 to May 26, 2015
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