Greta B. & Oggie N. Cecil
Oggie Newton Cecil, 70, of Sadler, died Wednesday, March
26, 2003 at his residence.
Funeral services were held Saturday, March 29, 2003 at 2:00 p.m.
at Huff Funeral Chapel in Whitesboro, for Oggie Newton Cecil, with Rev.
Rusty Waller officiating, assisted by Rev. Billy Reed. Interment was in
Mt. Tabor Cemetery, Grayson County, under the direction of Huff Funeral
He died Wednesday, March 26, 2003 at his Sadler residence.
Honorary pallbearers were #536 Gordonville Masonic Lodge members.
Born January 12, 1933 at Cedar Mills, Texas, he was the son of the
late Oggie Archibald Cecil and Lucille Logue Cecil. He married Greta Dutton
August 4, 1954 in Sherman.
He was a thirty-second degree Mason, was Past Grand Master of the
Gordonville Masonic Lodge #536, and received the ?Golden Trowel Award?
from the Masons; was a member of Scottish Rite; served in the U.S. Army
two years, (1952-1954); and retired from General Motors, where he was employed
from 1955 to 1987, and was a supervisor for 19 years. He was married for
48 years and was an outstanding member of the community. He was also a
rancher and a member of First Baptist Church in Gordonville where he served
as a deacon.
Survivors are his wife, Greta Cecil of Sadler; one son, Jay Newton
Cecil, of Sadler; two daughters and son-in-law, Cheryl Kay Burge, of Sadler,
and Karen Rae and Phil Bouza of Austin, Texas; four sisters, Pat Reese
and Delores Worthington, both of Whitesboro, Marvis Doughty of Dallas,
and Bonnie Beard of Blytheville, Arkansas; seven grandchildren, Brooke
Werner of Sadler, John Ryan Wood of Austin, Cody Lee Burge, of Sadler,
Lacey Danielle Cecil of Sadler, Philip Bouza of Austin, Lindsey Taylor
Cecil of Sadler, and Briana Bouza of Austin.
Memorials may be made to the Building Fund, First Baptist Church,