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Veda Gilson

Veda Gilson picVeda Gilson, age 85, of Crockett passed away Saturday, January 9, 2021 in the Palestine Regional Hospital.  Veda was born July 15, 1935 in Tarrant County to parents, David Williams and Mary Fedderson Williams.  She worked as Special Education Paraprofessional for many years and was a faithful member of Calvary Baptist Church.

Veda is survived by daughter, Clara Collins and husband, Larry of Spring; son, Ricky Gilson and wife, Bonnie of Conroe; grandchildren, James Larry Collins Jr. and wife, Greta of Australia, Jennifer Collins of Spring, Joannie Collins Smith and husband, Mark of Kingwood, Joshua Wayne Gilson of Livingston, Matthew Gilson and wife, Taylor of Waco, Caitlin Gilson of College Station, Jennafer Lejeune of Virginia; great-grandchildren, Jaiden, Stetson, Noah, RosaMae, Elianna, Samuel, Ryan; sister, Sarah Weiss of North Carolina; brothers, John Williams of Arlington, Joe Williams of Mansfield, Benny Williams of Rising Star; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.  She was preceded in death by husband, Wayne Gilson; parents David and Mary Williams; sister, Frieda Yando; brother, Bern Williams.

Graveside funeral services for Veda Gilson will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 16, 2021 at the Latexo Cemetery with Dr. Reggie Gregory officiating.  Visitation will be Friday evening from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Calvary Baptist Church.


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