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Mary Lou (Smith) Winn

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May 29, 1940 – September 21, 2023
Bowie – Mary Lou (Smith) Winn, 83, passed away Sept. 21.
Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on, Oct. 3 at the White family Funeral Home. A Funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. on Oct. 4 at the the White Family Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery.
Mary Lou was born May 29, 1940 in Ventura, CA to Floyd and Lena Smith. Mary Lou graduated high school in Monahans, TX. She was a majorette in the band, enjoyed ballet and was an avid dove hunter.
After graduating high school, one of her fondest memories was of her senior trip to California with her classmates. She moved to Houston to attend Southwest Medical School. Post medical school, she moved to Euless and worked many years at Irving Community Hospital and Medical Cities Dallas managing the lab department.
Mary Lou married Kenneth Winn in April 1977. She continued in the medical field, working 17 years at Bowie Memorial Hospital. She also owned a store in downtown Bowie known as Collections for many years. It was in those first years of their lives together that they started taking their family to Vail, CO every summer. This tradition continued until they retired and were able to fulfill a lifetime dream of owning a home in the mountains. From that point, they spent summers in Colorado and winters in Texas.
Mary Lou is preceded in death by her parents, Floyd and Lena Smith; brother, Gordan Smith; and great-grandchild, Eli Sorensen.
Mary Lou is survived by her husband, Kenneth; children, Cindy McKinley, Tod Ramirez and wife Tracie, Jeff Winn and wife Mary Lynn, Kim Ramirez, Kris Winn, Tiffany Reese and husband Brad; grandchildren, Lee McKinley, Constance Sorensen, Ryan Ramirez, Jacob Anderson, Alyssa Cole, Lucas Winn, Keni Reese and Roxi Reese; eight great-grandchildren; brother, Norman Smith and wife Janet; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.
Arrangements entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home.

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Carla Renae Jackson-Monceaux

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Carla Renae Jackson-Monceaux
January 10, 1962 – December 3, 2023
BOWIE – Carla Renae Jackson-Monceaux, 61, died on Dec. 3, 2023 in Friendswood, TX.
A graveside service will take place at 2 p.m. on Dec. 9 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Stoneburg. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the cemetery on Saturday.
She was born on Jan. 10, 1963 in Bowie to Bobby and Bonnie (Lewis) Jackson. She graduated from La Porte High School in 1982.
She is preceded in death by her son, Brian Keith Monceaux; grandparents, Cordie and Ruby Lewis, and Monroe and Ruby Jackson; parents, Bob and Bonnie Jackson and sister, Ruby Jackson-Dillard.
She is survived by her daughter, Kari Ann Wilson; three brothers, James David Jackson, Cordy Lee Jackson, Corey Dee Jackson, La Porte; and numerous nieces and two nephews.
Arrangements entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home of Bowie.

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Edna Marie Sanders

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Edna Marie Sanders
May 6, 1936 – December 4, 2023
BOWIE – Edna Marie Sanders, 87, passed away on Dec. 4, 2023 in Bowie, TX.
The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Dec. 6 at the White Family Funeral Home in Bowie.
A graveside service was at 11 a.m. on Dec. 7 at Lindale Cemetery in Bowie with Pastor Gregg Shaw officiating.
Edna was born on May 6, 1936 to the late Leonard and Hattie (Lentz) Roth. On June 24, 1956, she married M.L. “Buster” Sanders at the Lutheran Church in Bowie. Edna loved to cook and sew. Her kitchen table was always open to visit or serve anyone. She was a “fixer,” whether it was a broken heart, a torn pair of jeans or just a needed phone conversation, Edna will be remembered for always being there for her family.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Buster Sanders; her parents; sisters, Pauline Lineberger and Lois Stover, and son-in-law, Charles Patterson.
Edna is survived by her children, Joe Sanders and wife Ann, Connie Patterson, Deryl Sanders and wife Linda, and Mike Sanders and wife Charmie, all of Bowie; grandchildren, Terri, Jamie, Ashley, Meagan, Bethany, Ali, Levi, Augie and Mitch; 14 great-grandchildren; sisters, Mildred Knobloch, Seymour, Viola Robinson Sunset and Doris Long, Bowie; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Arrangements entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home of Bowie, TX.
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Wanda Louise Trotter Wood

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Wanda Louise Trotter Wood
August 31, 1931 – November 29, 2023
BOWIE – Wanda Louise Trotter Wood, 92, died on Nov. 29, 2023.
The family will receive friends from from 2 to 4 p.m. on Dec. 3 at the White Family Funeral Home.
A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Dec. 4 at the White Family Funeral Home in Bowie with Randall Templin officiating. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery in Bowie.
She was born on Aug. 31, 1931 in Vashti to William Lester and Lula Elizabeth (Williams) Trotter. On March 7, 1947 she married John Henry Wood Jr. in Henrietta. The couple were together just shy of 65 years, before his passing in 2012. She worked as a lifelong seamstress, sold Avon products and dedicated more than 10 years to Haggar-Slack Company making jeans.
She is preceded in death by her sisters, Lenora Trotter and Nell Jones; brothers, Odis Harold and Darrell Trotter; her husband, John Henry Wood Jr.; son, Roger Dale Wood; and grandsons, John Charles Wood and Joseph Chance Wood.
She is survived by her three sons, Clifton Wood, Riverside, CA, Kenneth Wood, Crafton and Alan Wood, Bowie; a daughter-in-law; sisters, Elaine Scruggs, Frances Richey and Margie Turnbow; brother, Carol Trotter; 10 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Arrangements entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home of Bowie.

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