Services for Mavis Lucille Dean, 94, of Palestine, will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home with the Rev. Eric Higginbotham officiating. Burial will follow at Land of Memory Cemetery under the direction of Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home.
Mrs. Dean passed away Saturday, April 13, 2013 at Greenbrier Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born on March 9, 1919 in Anderson County to Richard Morris and Mae Neal Morris.
Mrs. Dean lived her entire life here and was a member of the First Christian Church. She grew up in Montalba and attended the Montalba School. Mrs. Dean enjoyed cooking, reading, and crocheting. She also had a love for flowers and enjoyed spending time in her greenhouse. Mrs. Dean was a true caretaker.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, William Grady Dean; one daughter; four brothers; and two sisters.
Survivors include son, Ricky Dean and wife Donna of Palestine; daughter, Patsy Irons and husband Ronald of Palestine; sister, Shirley Storey and husband Sonny of Elkhart; eight grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 15, 2013 at Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home Chapel.
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