The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

October 7, 2013

Autry Zachary


LEONARD — Funeral services for Mrs. Autry Mae Brown Zachary, 92-year-old Bonham resident (formerly of Celeste), are scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home chapel at Leonard. Rev. Don Giddens will officiate. Burial will be at the Pike Cemetery. 

Family visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

 She passed away Oct. 5, 2013, at the Clyde W. Cosper Texas State Veterans Home in Bonham.

Mrs. Zachary was born Aug. 14, 1921, at Homan, Ark., to John David and Idella Fay Smith Brown. She married Arzie Maxill Zachary May 1, 1950, at McKinney. She was a homemaker, a member of the Pike Baptist Church, and she served her country as a member of the Army of the United States (WAC).

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Don and Marilyn Wooten of Celeste; her son, Jerry Zachary of Greenville; her brother, Frank Brown of Sierra Vista, Ariz.; 10 grandchildren, Cheryl Johnson of Celeste, Carrie and Trevor Minter of Celeste, Heather Wooten of Celeste, Jeremy and Yvette Zachary of Celeste, Wesley Zachary of Greenville, Joshua Zachary of Celeste, Cindy and Jeff Branch of Campbell, Kyle Zachary of Gravette, Ark., and Patrick Wallains and Matthew Wallains, both of Neosho, Mo; and 18 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Fred Zachary, and siblings Chester Brown, Johnny Brown, Jessie Lee Brown, James Brown, Flossie Lafon, Grace Johnston, Audrey Brown and Julia Brown.

Online condolences may be signed at www.tjmfuneral.com


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