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Shelia Ray Willmott, age 50, of Palestine, TX, went to be with the Lord on October 30, 2017, while surrounded by her family and friends. Everyone knew Shelia by her smile and her big hugs. She had a passion for life and loving people. She served the Lord and loved those around her; and everybody loved her. God allowed her to touch so many lives. She was truly open to whatever God told her to do. Shelia was a great example to all those around her. She loved her family immensely and was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Shelia's grandsons referred to her as GiGi and she loved spending time with them. Shelia also enjoyed being outdoors. Shelia was a rural mail carrier and worked for the post office for 23 years. She loved her job and cherished the people she met on her route. They knew she loved the Lord.
She is survived by her husband of 32 years, Kevin Willmott, her son Dustin Willmott and wife Jenni, daughter Brittany Todd and husband Justin, and five grandsons: Sebastian Willmott, Julian Willmott, Grayson Willmott, Weston Todd, and Witten Todd. She is also survived by brother Mike Pritchett and wife Tracey, sister Darlene Dempsey and husband Craig, sister Marlene Pritchett, brother-in-law Troy Willmott and wife, Kim, brother-in-law Brent Willmott, father-in-law Floyd Willmott, numerous nieces and nephews.
Shelia was born June 15, 1967 in Dallas, Texas. She was preceded in death by her father W. C. Pritchett, mother Mary Pritchett, mother-in-law Carolyn Willmott, brother-in-law Kent Willmott, and niece Emily Pritchett.
A celebration of life will be held at Dogwood Hills Baptist Church on November 2nd with Brother Kevin Willmott and Brother Lance King officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 6:00 PM with services to follow at 6:00 PM. Graveside services will be at 10:00 AM on Friday, November 3rd. Funeral procession will depart Dogwood Hills Baptist Church at 9:30 AM on November 3rd with services to follow at Concord Baptist Cemetery at 10:00 AM. A fellowship luncheon will be hosted at Dogwood Hills Baptist Church following graveside services. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Dogwood Hills Baptist Church - Love Fund.
Pallbearers will be Kevin Willmott, Dustin Willmott, Justin Todd, Troy Willmott, Kent Willmott, Gerald Butler, Trent Dickson and Sebastian Willmott.
Very truly I tell you, whoever hears my word and believes Him who sent me has eternal life and will not be judged but has crossed over from death to life. John 5:24 NIV
To view online leave condolences or sign the guest book go to www.baileyandfosterfuneralhome.com
Published on October 31, 2017
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