The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas

February 6, 2014

Mary Timberlake

Palestine Herald-Press

— Mary Timberlake, 93, of Palestine, and formerly of Commerce, passed away on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, at Cartmell Home in Palestine where she resided the last five years.

Mary moved to Palestine in 2005 to be closer to her daughter.

Mary was born in Hunt County, Texas, on Feb. 8, 1920, to John and Aquilla Fulfer. She married Lloyd Allen Timberlake; and, they were the parents of three children: Lloyd Charles "Bubba" Timberlake, Carolyn Allen and Sharron Druey.

She is survived by her two daughters, Carolyn and her husband David Allen of Palestine and Sharron and her husband Michael Druey of Los Molinas, Calif.; her sister, Marie Fortenbury of Sulphur Springs; four grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; her son, Bubba; and her brother, Marion Fulfer.

Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. R.J. Nanny officiating.

Visitation will be held beginning at 10 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Mary's grandsons and great-grandson, James Allen, Jeremy Allen, Nicholas Woody, Reagan Dominy, Brady Dominy and Ryan Chapman.

Burial will follow at Webb Hill Cemetery in Wolfe City.


Online register and condolences are available at


Arrangements are under the direction of Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home of Commerce.