Lorene Tidwell McEntire


Lorene Tidwell McEntire, 94, of Timpson, passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at her residence.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday, March 10, 2017, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 11, 2017, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. David Haley officiating.  Interment will follow at Corinth Cemetery in Timpson.
Mrs. McEntire was born April 25, 1922, in Shelby County, to John Thomas Mims Sr. and Mary Cozart Mims.  She loved cooking, gardening and spending time with family.  Mrs. McEntire was a member of Messiah Baptist Church in Timpson.
She is survived by
Daughter: Sara Byrn of Timpson
Son: Thomas Tidwell and wife, Jayne, of Center
Jimmy Jack Turner
Tasha Turner
Shana Bearden
Elvis Rawlinson Jr.
Mike Rawlinson
Kim Mabley
Great Grandchildren:
Jessica Hayden
Jeremy Turner
Jeffrey Turner
Courtney Bearden 
Brittney Bearden
Jonathon Bearden
Caleb Rawlinson
Michaela Rawlinson
Brylie Rawlinson
Kinlee Rawlinson
Megan Mabley
Halie Mabley
Madison Mabley
Patrick Turner
Great Great Grandchildren:
Brayden Turner
Michael Turner
Payton Turner
Addysen Bearden
Raegen Richardson
Nate Richardson
Brytli Bearden
Keyston Turner
Raythan Kelley
Jaylen Turner
Brantley Turner
Bracie Turner
Brayleigh Sanford
Numerous other relatives
Preceded in death by
Husbands: J. E. Tidwell, Cecil McEntire
Grandson: Todd Tidwell
Parents: John Thomas Mims Sr. and Mary Cozart Mims.  
Sisters: Ila Bell Harvey, Joyce Smith, Frances Moore, Marion Gentry, Olga Hughes
Brothers: Charles Mims, Buford Mims, John T. Mims Jr.
Pallbearers will be Elvis Rawlinson Jr., Mike Rawlinson, Jonathon Bearden, Patrick Turner, Mike Seale and James Seale.  Honorary pallbearers will be Jeremy Turner, Jeffrey Turner, Jimmy Jack Turner, Dalton Seale and Cole Richardson.
A special thanks to Hospice of East Texas for their compassionate care.
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