Genio Bullinger Guidry, 85, of Henrietta, died Dec. 20, 2014, in Wichita Falls.
Funeral Mass will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday Dec. 24 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Wichita Falls. Visitation Will be at 6 p.m. at Davis Funeral Home in Henrietta, with Rosary to follow at 7 p.m.
Genio was born Nov. 25, 1929 to Carrie and Jessie Lummus near Queen City, Texas. She moved to Wichita Falls as a teenager and resided there until moving to a farm near Henrietta in 1973. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Henrietta for more than 30 years. She volunteered her time and energy for several years as caretaker of St. Michael’s Cemetery and as a member of the Catholic Daughters of America, and as a member of the Altar Society. She was an accomplished seamstress. She spent a lifetime making clothing and later combined that talent with making porcelain dolls. Her dolls are on display in many homes, including her final home at Grace Care Center of Henrietta.
She is preceded in death by 12 of her 15 siblings.
Survivors include by her son, Keith Hall; three daughters, Deborah Carlton and husband Ricky, Elizabeth Bullinger, and Lynette Boddy and husband Brad; one brother, Arthur Lummus and wife Mae; two sisters, Willie McCandles, and Jane Oldham; 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Memorials can be made to Hospice of Wichita Falls, P.O. Box 4804, Wichita Falls, Texas 76308; or to Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Wichita Falls.