The Huntsville Item, Huntsville, TX

September 1, 2009

Mavis Giles


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.