The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX


January 8, 2013

Elayne Trimble

GREENVILLE — A funeral service for Mrs. Elayne Trimble, 93, of Holly Lake Ranch, formerly of Carthage and Dallas, will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday at Jimerson-Lipsey Funeral Home Chapel, 1131 SH 149 in Carthage, with Pastor Bill Eubank officiating. Interment will follow at 3 p.m. at Memoryland Memorial Park in Greenville.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Trimble passed away the morning of Jan. 6, 2013, in Tyler.

Wylma Elayne Sanford Trimble was born Dec. 16, 1919, in Paris. Texas, to Clyde Fagg and Cleo Eiland Sanford. She graduated from Greenville High School with the class of 1936 and later earned an associate’s degree from Wesley Jr. College in Greenville. Mrs. Trimble married Rob D. Trimble Jr. on June 21, 1942, in Greenville; he preceded her in death on June 16, 1996. She worked in banking until her retirement. Mrs. Trimble was of the Disciples of Christ faith. She lived in Carthage from 1949 to 1969, at which time she moved to Dallas. In 1984, Mrs. Trimble moved from Dallas to Holly Lake Ranch where she was a member of the Holly Tree Chapel.

She was also preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Clyde Fagg Sanford Jr.

Mrs. Trimble is survived by one daughter, Toni Biggs and husband Warren of Carthage; one son, Rob Trimble and wife Suzy of Whitehouse; five grandchildren, Rob Trimble IV and wife Laurie, Katy Ybarra and husband Sonny, and Tom Trimble and wife Amanda, all of Whitehouse, Brian Biggs and wife Amy of San Antonio and Brett Biggs and wife Melissa of Carthage; 10 great-grandchildren, Kailey Biggs, Jackson and Sloan Biggs, Sy and Sully Ybarra, Fiver, Reid, and Emma Trimble, and Maggie and Anna Trimble.

Serving as pallbearers are Brian Biggs, Brett Biggs, Rob Trimble, IV, Tom Trimble, Sonny Ybarra, and Dr. Fagg Sanford.

The family would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to the staff and nurses of The Hamptons and The Hamptons Plus of Tyler and Hospice of East Texas for the loving care given to Mrs. Trimble.

If desired, memorials may be made to Hospice of East Texas Home Place, 4111 University Blvd., Tyler, TX 75701.

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