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Elwanda Worthey (Blackshear) VIEW PROFILE

Elwanda Worthey Blackshear

Elwanda Blackshear, 68, of Tigertown, TX passed away Saturday, Jan. 24, 2009, at Baylor Medical Center in Dallas TX.

Mrs. Blackshear, the daughter of Walt & Clara Crutchfield Worthey, was born July 28, 1940, in the Ubell Community of Fannin County TX.

She worked a number of years at Westinghouse prior to her marriage to Paul David Blackshear on May 29, 1959. Through the years she has been a substitute teacher at West Lamar and Chisum Schools. She was a faithful member of the Cottonwood Church of God and a tireless volunteer in her community.

Survivors include her husband, Paul David Blackshear, three sisters, Louise Thomas of Sumner, Doretha Lane of Paris and Margie Havins of Paris, a sister-in-law, Bea Worthey of Fritch, a very special nephew, Dylan Worthey & wife Beth and their children, Raven & Lillie, a special little friend, Hannah Hurst along with numerous nieces, nephews and a plethora of friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, A. W. Worthey and David Worthey.

Casket bearers will be: Jeff Hurst, Bobby Ragan, W. H. Brumley, Lynn McQueen, Cole McDaniel & Paul Puckett. Honorary bearers will be: Tommy Speed, Jackie Speed, Larry Worthey, Terry Worthey and Gary Dale Lane.

The family requests that memorials be made to the Cottonwood Church of God Building Fund in Elwanda’s memory.

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