The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas

July 19, 2013

L.E. “Big Daddy” Trim

Palestine Herald-Press

— Services for L.E. “Big Daddy” Trim, 97, of Elkhart, will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Bailey & Foster Chapel with the Rev. Barney Walker, the Rev. Jimmy Allen and the Rev. Dustin Phillips officiating.  Burial will follow in Garden of Memories.  Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home in Palestine.

Mr. Trim passed away Wednesday in the David E. Foster Hospice Unit/PRMC.  

He was born April 22, 1916 in Nugent, Texas to W.R. Trim and Valeria Copeland Trim.  

He was retired from Knox Glass, was a member of First Assembly of God Church Elkhart, and served in the Army.

Mr. Trim was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Billie Joe Howard Trim; two brothers, four sister; and a grandson, Daniel.  

He is survived by daughters, Veleria Tillman and husband Ronnie of Elkhart, Nadine Austin and husband Roger of Dallas; sons, Lawrence Trim Jr. of Elkhart and Willard Trim and wife Susan of Elkhart; grandchildren, Kristy, Sherry, Lori, Dwain, Amber, Amanda, Carrie, Charles, Lawren, Brittany, Bo, Nathan, Luke, Eli, Matt, Ava, Joseph and Cayden; great grandchildren, Tyler, Maranda, Nikki, Claire, Kat, Jenna and Mason.

Pallbearers will be grandsons, Charles Wardell, Bo Tillman, Tyler Scarbrough, Dwain Trim, Nathan Trim, Luke Trim, Eli Trim and Matt Trim.

Condolence calls will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Bailey & Foster Palestine.

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