Effie Mae Gary was born Oct. 20, 1918, to John Wesley and Alice (Ogle) Hart in Jacksboro. She passed away at her home in Jacksboro, Saturday, July 20, 2013. She was 94 years old.
Effie was a lifelong resident of Jacksboro where she attended Bethel Assembly of God and married the late J.C. Gary in 1932. She was a retired waitress.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband J.C.; her three brothers and two sisters; her sons Charles and Alton Gary; her grandsons Eugene and Arlin Gary; and great-grandson Jared Gary.
Among those left behind to cherish her sweet memory include her daughters Dorthy Ann Milhollon of Holliday, and Linda Carol Denton of Jacksboro; her son Wesley Nathaniel Gary of Kamay, Texas; 13 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; and many extended family members and friends.
There will be a graveside service at Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Jack County, at 11 a.m., Wednesday July 24, 2013, with Coker Funeral Home handling arrangements.
Please visit www.cokerfuneral.com for online tributes and a memorial video.