Funeral services for Wanda Truesdell, 73, of Gainesville are set for Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at 10 a.m. in the Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Robert Kelley officiating with burial to follow in the Fairview Cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Monday, July 8, 2013, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
Wanda passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2013, in Gainesville.
Wanda was born on Sept. 7, 1939, in Gainesville to James Albert and Eula Brewer Owen.
Wanda married Richard “Dick” Truesdell on Nov. 19, 1955, and enjoyed 53 years of marriage and one of their favorite pastimes together was traveling. She worked for more than 15 years for Dr. Herzog and then graduated from nursing school, working at the Renaissance Care Center until she retired due to health problems. Wanda enjoyed helping and working with the Camp Fire program and for many years she taught 10th grade girls in Sunday School at Grand Avenue Baptist Church. She was a member of the First Baptist Church and she was a woman of great faith, leaning on her Lord through her many years of health issues and gaining spiritual strength through each difficulty and leaving a legacy of strong will and determination. Wanda truly loved her family and friends.
Wanda is survived by her sons, Scott Truesdell and his wife Brenda, Randy Truesdell and his wife Nicki and daughter Bonnie Schumacher; grandchildren, Charity, Amy, Michael, Travis, Brandon, Shaun, Delaney, Claudia, Chloe, Nicholas, Nathan and Catie; great-grandchildren, Ariana, Ava, Spyder, Shade and Ryleigh; and sisters, Nadyne Roberts and Jean Owen.
Pallbearers will be Brandon and Shaun Schumacher, Shamus Collins, Marcus Beam, Nathan Noller and Jeff Parker.
Wanda was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Richard “Dick” Truesdell; sisters, Bertha Ellen and Laura; and brothers, Marvin, Travis and J.T.
You may sign the online registry at www.geojcarroll.com.
PATSY RUTH (EASLEY) KRUEGER
WHITESBORO — Funeral services for Patsy Ruth (Easley) Krueger, 85, of Whitesboro, are set for 11 a.m. Saturday, July 6, 2013, at First United Methodist Church in Whitesboro with the Rev. Ken Hildebrand officiating.
Burial will be Monday, July 8, 2013, at the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery in Dallas under the direction of Meador Funeral Home in Whitesboro.
Mrs. Krueger died Wednesday, July 3, 2013, in Sherman.
She was born Sept. 26, 1927, in Temple.
Survivors include husband, Sidney Krueger; daughter, Teresa Julian of Cypress; siblings, Dorothy Galloway of Houston and Sarah Messer or Bryan; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Visitation is set for 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 6, 2013, at the church.
To sign the online registry, go to www.meadorfuneralhomes.com.
WHITESBORO — Funeral services for Jerry Max Varley, 70, are set for 3 p.m. Saturday, July 6, 2013, at First Baptist Church of Collinsville with the Rev. Jerry Davis officiating.
Burial will follow in Macomb Cemetery in Whitesboro under the direction of Meador Funeral Home.
Mr. Varley died Wednesday, July 3, 2013, in Whitesboro.
He was born April 6, 1943, in Whitesboro.
Survivors include his wife, Judy Varley of Whitesboro; daughter, Ronda Theall of Whitesboro; siblings, Wilma Tutt and Ann Beavert of Whitesboro; and two grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association, Plains-Gulf Region, Business Office: 8150 Brookriver Drive S-102, Dallas, TX 75247.
You may sign the online registry at www.meadorfuneralhomes.com.