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Gwendolyn Nadine Brookshire

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Gwen Brookshire was born September 20, 1923 in Arkansas to William Newton Holland and Helen Cox Holland. She married Delmon Wayne Brookshire on October 31, 1942, Gwen went to be with the Lord on May 5, 2019 at the young age of 95.

Memorial service will be at a later date.

She was preceded in death by her parents, sister; Mary Welborn, and husband Delmon Brookshire. She is survived by her children; Gay Sullivan and husband, Joe of Richardson, Texas, Kay Webb and husband, Jimmy of Decatur, Texas, and son Bobby Brookshire and wife, Juana of Granbury, Texas. She is also survived by 4 grandchildren along with 8 great grandchildren. Other survivors include a niece, Nancy Shaver of Arkansas and nephew, Sam Welborn of Arkansas; along with a number of great nieces and nephews.

Gwen and Delmon both resided in Tolar for a number of years. Gwen worked in drapery shops making beautiful custom drapes. She loved to cook and entertain, crochet, make pine needle baskets and play the piano. She had a reputation as being the canasta card game queen. She always had a smile on her face and was extremely kind, gentle and loving.

 

 

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