Mavis Giles was born March 12, 1921, in Apple Springs, Texas, and passed away Sept. 1, 2009, in Huntsville.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Van Giles; twin sister, Madis Cochran; and parents, Lawrence and Willie White.
Mrs. Giles is survived by her children, Gladys Maryol, D.M. (Mert) Gribble and husband Jim, and Alvin Giles and wife Bobbie; grandchildren, Bubba Williford and wife Sherry, Donna Pinnon and husband Juan, Bill Williford and wife Rhonda, Robert (Bo) Giles and wife Terri, and Jo Giles and wife Vanessa; great-grandchildren, Jasmine, Jason, Allen, Dylan, Justin, Sarah and Chris; sister, Helen Cochran and husband Hoover; and brother, Garland White and wife Lessa.
The family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 3, at Groveton Church of Christ, 169 N Main, where the funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Bennett Cemetery.