Mary M. Lemmons Gill, 82, of Lake Kiowa died Nov. 30 at her residence.
A celebration of life will be held Dec. 12 at the Gainesville Civic Center
in Gainesville with Olden Cook officiating. A reception will follow.
A private graveside service was held Dec. 1 at the Collinsville Cemetery
under the direction of the Meador Funeral Home of Whitesboro.
History Mary M. Lemmons Gill was born June 18, 1926 in Denison
to Elmer Arthur and Aletha Marie Henry Lemmons. Her mother was a descendent
of Patrick Henry. She married Harry Gill March 20, 1943 in
Grand Prairie. Mary M. Lemmons Gill graduated as Valedictorian of
Grand Prairie High School in 1944. She was a member of the Daughters of
the American Revolution, the Red Hat Society and Phieta Sorority.
She served the Cooke County community. She was a founding member of the
Volunteer Auxiliary of Home Hospice of Cooke County, volunteer advocate
for CASA, board member of the Frank Buck Zoological Society and a board
of director emeritus and ambassador for the Gainesville Area Chamber of
Survivors Mary M. Lemmons Gill is survived by her sons
and daughters-in-law, Dale and Deborah Gill of Checotah, Okla., and Edwin
D. and Tammy K. Gill of North Richland Hills; grandchildren, Rodney D.
and Renae Gill of Arlington, Darren S. Gill of Hurst, Kelly L. Gill of
Dallas and Edwin Brent Gill of Irving; six great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter;
and niece and husband, Pamela Sue Williams and Alan Ortloff of Madill,
Okla.She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Gill; parents, Elmer
and Aletha Lemmons; brother, Walter Trellis Lemmons; and sister, Bettye
Marcellia Lemmons Williams. Donations
Contributions may be made to Home Hospice of Cooke County, 1001 E.
Broadway, Gainesville, Texas, 76240; or CASA of North Texas, 900 N. Grand
Ave., Gainesville, Texas, 76240The Weekly News of Cooke County, December