The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

December 7, 2013

Avice Pulliam

Herald-Banner Staff

GREENVILLE — Avice Pulliam, 87, passed away Dec. 2, 2013, in Greenville.  

Avice was born Oct. 24, 1926, to Cecil and Beulah Clayton in Bellview, N.M. Avice met and later married Howard Pulliam on March 30, 1944, in Portales, N.M.

Avice was preceded in death by her parents, Cecil and Beulah Clayton; her beloved husband, Howard; brother Alvin Clayton; and one granddaughter, Dawnita Ragsdale.

Those left to celebrate her life include her daughters, Camillia Brandt and husband Terry and Rowanna Wright and husband Harol; son Stanley Pulliam and wife JoAnn;  eight grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; brother Norman Clayton and wife Peggy; sisters Alice Hatley and husband Joe and Anita Simmons and husband Ray; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

A private family service will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at Peters Funeral Home. Interment will immediately follow the service at Memoryland Memorial Park in Greenville, Texas.

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