Myrtle E. Gracy
Oct. 4, 1913 - Oct. 13, 2011
FERRIS - Myrtle E. Gracy, 98, formerly of Ferris, went to be with her Lord, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011 in Ennis.
Myrtle was born in Albany, Texas on Oct. 4, 1913, the daughter of the Samuel Thomas and Mary Dollie Ethridge Burge. Myrtle was a resident of Ferris for many years and moved into Meadow View Assisted Living in Arlington about nine years ago. Within the last year she moved into Legend Oaks Nursing Home in Ennis. She had many friends at Meadow View and also Legend Oaks.
The family has many fond memories of her more active times at Meadow View where she lived with her sister, Francis Green. Myrtle loved Jesus. She also enjoyed coffee and visiting with family and friends. Mother has left us for now, but we will meet her again one day in heaven for a great family reunion.
Survivors: Children and their spouses, Glen and Joy Becklehimer of Ferris, Ann Richardson of Ennis, Rich and Belinda Billings of Arlington, Johnny and Faye Gracy of Trinidad, sister, Florence English, brother Sam Burge numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren, nieces and nephews, and a multitude of friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Billy Gracy, son, James Atlon Burge.
Visitation was held from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011 at Green Funeral Home, 207 S. Wood Street in Ferris. Funeral services was held at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17, 2011 at Green Funeral Home with Pastor Mark Richardson officiating. Interment was at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17, 2011, Restland Memorial Park.
Pallbearers: Rich Billings, Ryan Billings, David Davis, Truman Davis, Truman Dwayne Davis, Jacob Richardson, John Gracy and Mark Richardson.