Un-named Block North
Stinnett Family Tombstones
Read her Obituary below on this page.
1907 - 1998
Services are 11 a.m. Tuesday Morning Chapel CME Church in
Van Alstyne for 85 -year-old Van Alstyne resident Arvetta Thresa Stinnett
who died Friday at Wilson N. Jones Hospital.
Burial is at Van Alstyne Cemetery. Rev. Deborah Stanberry and Rev.
George R. Clark will officiate. Arrangements are under direction of Boyd-Smith-White
Mrs. Stinnett was born in Van Alstyne, daughter of Littleton Wilkins
and Nova Totton Wilkins. She was a graduate of Van Alstyne public schools
and attended Texas College in Tyler.
She worked as a cook for a private home before retiring. She married
Simon Peter Stinnett III Feb. 1, 1926 in Van Alstyne. She was a member
of the morning chapel church.
Survivors include husband of Van Alstyne; son, Leo Gaston Stinnett
of San Antonio; daughter, Jeannette Murphy of Van Alstyne; numerous grandchildren,
great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. The family will be at 708 McKinney
Circle in Van Alstyne Monday evening.
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