Betty "Mammy" Risinger


Betty “Mammy” Risinger, 79, of Shelbyville, passed away Sunday, August 13, 2017, in Lufkin.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, August 17, 2017, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Billy Windham and Bro. Don Windham officiating.  Interment will follow at Dunnigan Cemetery in Shelby County.
Mrs. Risinger was born August 24, 1937, in Marshall, Arkansas, to Claude Hale and Letha Foshee Hale.  She was a member of Order of the Eastern Star Center Chapter and Dunnigan Missionary Baptist Church.  
She is survived by
Husband: Robert Risinger of Shelbyville
Daughter: Shelley Risinger Trump and husband, Rick, of Orange
Juanita Henry of Shelbyville
Rachel McCuller and husband, Chris, of Orange
Angie Norton and husband, Chad, of Shelbyville
April Holloway and husband, Corey, of Center
John Risinger Trump and wife, Chelsea, of Mauriceville
Great Grandchildren:
James Jones
Rebecca Jones
Shelby Jones
Denise Jones
Alexis Holloway
Chet Norton
Celeste Holloway
Audrey Norton
Alyssia McCuller
Ezra McCuller
Brother: James R. Hale and wife, Barbara, of Shelbyville
Sister: Donna Riley and husband, Jerry, of Splendora
Numerous nieces and nephews
Preceded in death by
Son: James Royce Risinger
Parents: Claude Hale and Letha Foshee Hale
Sister: Sue Hale
Brother: Bobby Hale
Pallbearers will be Rick Trump, Chad Norton, Corey Holloway, John Risinger Trump, James Jones and Chet Norton.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Dunnigan Cemetery Association, 1936 FM 2261, Shelbyville, Texas 75973.
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