Gloria Marie Williams, 71, of Tenaha, passed away on Monday, May 21, 2018 surrounded by her family in Tenaha, Texas. She was born on November 10, 1946 in Oak Grove, Louisiana, the daughter of Mabry and Inez (Kennedy) McFarlin. A memorial service will be held at 5:00 PM on June 3, 2018 at First Baptist Church in Tenaha.
Marie is survived by her son, Randy Whatley and wife, Dana of Troup, Texas; brothers, Ronnie McFarlin of Austin, Texas, Robert McFarlin and wife, Cindy of Oak Grove, Louisiana; grandchildren, Brandon Whatley and wife, Crystal, Brittany Lienau and husband, Derek, Brandice Cummings and husband, Holden; and a special great grandson on the way, Kohen Cummings.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Ferrell Williams; parents, Mabry and Inez Kennedy McFarlin; sister, Mildred McFarlin; brother, Mabry McFarlin.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to Heartsway Hospice, 437 West Panola Street, Carthage, Texas 75633.
The family would also like to extend much gratitude to Elaine Hicks, Charlsie Packwood and Heartsway Hospice among many others that loved and cared for Marie.
The family is being served by Mangum Funeral Home in Center, Texas.
To send condolences or to sign an online register, please visit www.mangumfh.net.