Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

August 27, 2013

Eula Mae Derr

Jacksonville Daily Progress

JACKSONVILLE — Funeral services for Eula Mae Derr, age 87, of Jacksonville are scheduled for 10 a.m. Wed., Aug. 28,  at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville with Rev. Darren Wood officiating. Burial will be at Jacksonville City Cemetery in Jacksonville.

Mrs. Derr passed away Sat., Aug. 24, 2013 in Jacksonville.

She was born April 12, 1926 in Cherokee County.  

Eula Mae was a member of the Eastern Star and taught the Mary Martha SS Class at Central Baptist Church in Jacksonville.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Frank Alvin Derr; parents, Edward and Bertie Walker; brother, J.P. Walker; sisters, Nellie Loyce Thames, Mary Joyce Pollard; and son, William Wayne Derr Sr.

Survivors include her grandson, William Wayne Derr Jr. of Sumner; granddaughter, Shontaine Christofferson and husband Robert of Conroe; daughter-in-law, Carol Derr of Conroe; great-granddaughter, Kristina Derr of Conroe, great-grandson; Lane Derr of Palestine, great-great granddaughters, Alyvia Shontaine Hall  and Ayana Coralee Goff both of Conroe; several nieces and nephews.

 Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Tues., Aug.27,  at Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville.