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Bessie Seigler of Henrietta


Mildred “Bessie” Seigler, 88, of Henrietta, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014.

Bessie Seigler

Bessie Seigler

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 1 at the Davis Funeral Home Chapel in Henrietta with Harvey McMurry, Chaplin with Hospice of Wichita Falls, officiating. Burial will follow in the Joy Cemetery under the Direction of Davis Funeral Home.

Mrs. Seigler was born March 29, 1925 to Tom Albert and Eura Mae (Faulkner) Fookes. She married Lloyd M. Seigler Dec. 5, 1942 in Henrietta. Mrs. Seigler was a nurse for Clay County Memorial Hospital, and was a member of the Joy Baptist Church and Victory Baptist Church in Wichita Falls.

Survivors include a daughter, Callie Charlotte Seigler of Wichita Falls; a son, Ernest Lee Seigler and wife June of Joy; a brother, Dan Fookes and wife Mary of Thermal, Calif.; 10 grandchildren, and numerous great and great-great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd Seigler, five sisters and four brothers.

Visitation will be at the Davis Funeral Home from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31.

Memorials can be made to the Bluegrove Baptist Church, P.O. Box 292 Bluegrove, Texas 76352; or the Joy Baptist Church, 8786 Old Joy-Shannon Road, Henrietta, Texas 76365.


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