Lillian Ethel Galbreath Courtney, 91, of Timpson, Texas passed away on Monday, September 26, 2016 in Garrison, Texas. She was born on September 23, 1925 in Blue Island, Illinois, the daughter of the late Ellis John and Anna (Morris) Greep. Visitation will be from 11AM - 1 PM at Taylor Funeral Home on Thursday, September 29, 2016 followed by a graveside service at 2PM at Corinth Cemetery, Timpson, Texas with Bro. Ronnie Sowell officiating.
Lillian married Theo Galbreath in 1945 and spent many years traveling with him during his time of serving our country in the Armed Forces. Lillian was a hard worker, spending many years working for the Housing Authority right here in Timpson, Texas. She was a very loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She enjoyed crocheting for her family and friends. Making sure all received something made with love by her. She loved playing cards, and definitely looked forward to playing bingo in the Garrison Nursing Home with her friends. Family will treasure the precious memories of her sweet smile, her kindness, her warmth, her energy and her love for life, family and friends.
Lillian is survived by her son, Jimmy Galbreath and wife Bernice of Tatum, Texas; grandchildren, Evelyn Stephens and husband Ernie of Dallas, Texas, Jennifer Davis and husband Bobby of Carrollton, Texas; great granddaughter, Wren Stephens; and numerous family and friends that will miss her dearly.
She is preceded in death by her husbands, Theo Galbreath, Gaylon Courtney; and brother, Willard Greep.
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Family is being served by Taylor Funeral Home, 511 Ross Graves Dr, Timpson, Texas 75975.