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Obituaries

December 11, 2012

Alice Stapleton

A funeral service for Alice Stapleton of Saltillo will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home chapel with Jimmy Don Goldsmith, Rev. Michael Thornburg, Rev. John Ford and Rev. C. J. Duffey officiating. Interment will follow at Memoryland Memoryland Park in Greenville with Frank Griffin, Ben Griffin, Zack Griffin, Tyler Hughes, Bobby Goldsmith, Travis Allan, John Ford, Jr. , Randy Davison and Paul Burkett  serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearer will be Rev. C. J. Duffey. 

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service (10 a.m.), at the funeral home.

Alice Stapleton passed away at her residence the afternoon of Dec. 10, 2012.

She was born in Greenville on Aug. 18, 1931, the daughter of Jessie White and Vida Bea (Dulany) Ellsworth. She married Robert L. Stapleton in Emory on July 3, 1947; he preceded her in death in 1994. She was a homemaker and she was of the Presbyterian faith.

Survivors include three daughters, Yvonna Goldsmith and husband Jimmy Don of Saltillo; Darla Asbill of Point and Marianna Thornburgh and husband Michael of Gilmer; a sister, Gloria Ford and husband John of Campbell; brother Kerry Ellsworth and wife Judy of Hughes Springs; niece Karen Stapleton of Greenville; grandchildren Frank Griffin, Ben Griffin, Zack Griffin, Alicia Denton, Tyler Hughes, Bobby Goldsmith, Travis Allan and Mattie Goldsmith; and several great-grandchildren. 

She was also preceded in death by her beloved grandson, Brian Lee Stribling, and a brother, Tom Ellsworth.

Online condolences may be made at www.murrayorwosky.com

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