The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

May 8, 2013

Allie Ethridge

WOLFE CITY — Allie Marettia Ethridge, 80 of Collinsville died May 7, 2013, at the Texoma Medical Center in Denison. 

She was born Aug. 3, 1932, in Wolfe City to Joe and Myrtle Lee O’Neal Forbes. She married Bobby Dearld Ethridge on Aug. 8, 1950, in Celeste.  

Mrs. Ethridge was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include a son, Jimmy Ethridge and wife Kathy of Whitesboro; a daughter, Sue Ann Thurston of Sherman; one granddaughter, Beth Ann Thurston; two grandsons, Derek Ethridge and wife Kendra of Whitesboro and Joshua Thurston and wife Nicole of Cove, Ark.; and seven great-grandchildren, Jordan Thurston, Ryan Thurston and Shelby Thurston, all of Sherman, Paytyn Ethridge of Whitesboro, and Alison Thurston, Jack Thurston and Katie Thurston, all of Cove, Ark.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, May 10, in the R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home chapel, with Bro. Wendyl Glenn officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery in Wolfe City.

The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service.

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