The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas

August 31, 2013

Juanita K. “Tuty” Ewers

Palestine Herald-Press

— Funeral services for Juanita K. “Tuty” Ewers, 87, of Montalba, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Bois D’Arc Baptist Church with the Rev. Mike Drinkard and the Rev. Lynn Stroud officiating. Burial will follow in Liberty Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey & Foster Palestine.

Mrs. Ewers passed away Thursday at Palestine Regional Medical Center.  

She was born Jan. 22, 1926 in Springfield, Texas, to Harold Clisto Pierce and Gladys Opal Royle Pierce. She was a homemaker and a member of Bois D’Arc Baptist Church and the Eastern Star.

Mrs. Ewers was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lawrence “Don” Ewers Sr.; sons, Steve and Jeff Ewers; sister, Ruthie Lambright; brothers, Buddy and Carlos Pierce; and grandchildren, Stephen Ewers Jr., and Jayna Ewers.  

She is survived by sons, Lawrence “Larry” Ewers Jr. and wife Eloisa, and Randy Ewers and wife Joclyn; sister, Belva Lee Holcomb; eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Pallbearers will be Tray Ewers, Christopher Ewers, David Ewers, Joseph Ewers, Robert Ashby and John Conner. Honorary pallbearers will be Landon Ashby and Jackson Burris.

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

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