Funeral services for Irene Virginia Fox, 97, of Palestine, will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at Herrington/Land of Memory Chapel with the Rev Matt Timmons and David Humphrey officiating. Burial will follow at Neches Cemetery. Funeral services are under the direction of Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home.
Mrs. Fox passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, at Palestine Regional Medical Center following a short illness.
She was born Aug. 18, 1916, in Montague, Texas to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Haynes.
Mrs. Fox was a member of the North Jackson Baptist Church in Palestine.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers. Toby, John, Carl, and L.D. Haynes; sister. Ruth Hoover; and grandsons. Kurt Richardson and Robert Lee Jones.
She is survived by her son, Ronnie Richardson and wife Jo Beth of San Angelo; daughter, Floyedelle Jones of Neches; grandsons, Marc Richardson of Donner, La. and John Paul and wife Terry of Arlington; granddaughter, Susie Moss and husband Art of Aransas Pass; eight great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; and many loving nieces and nephews.
Honorary pallbearers include Gerald Gant, Herman Morton, Frank Morton, Billy Bennett, Marc Richardson and Brandon Jones.
Visitation will be held on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to the Building Fund at Norwood Heights Baptist Church.
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