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Trula Vincent

Jun 22 1915 - Jun 21 2008

Trula Elaine Vincent, 92 of Tom Bean, Texas, died Saturday, June 21, 2008 at her residence in Tom Bean, Texas. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM, Tuesday, June 24, 2008 at Earnheart Chapel, Tom Bean, Texas. Officiating the service will be Rev. Don Howland. Burial will follow at Cedar Cemetery in Grayson County, Texas. Pallbearers will be Mike Dodson, Don Hamilton, Ryan Holloway, Bubba Love, Pat Pelley, James Pelley. A visitation will be held Monday, June 23, 2008 from 7-8pm at the Earnheart Chapel in Tom Bean. The family will be at the residence, 201 N. Brown in Tom Bean. Trula Vincent was born June 22, 1915 at Gainesville, Texas to Jesse J. Holloway and Josie Amanda Cleveland Holloway. She married Horace Vincent on April 4, 1936 at Durant, Oklahoma. Trula owned, managed and personally ran Vincent's Grocery for many years. Her inherent business sense enabled her to successfully operate the small corner grocery store and propelled it into the town's folklore. Mrs. Vincent loving know by most as Aunt Trula, spent the majority of her life mentoring and caring for other people's children. She loved the farm and animals. She will forever be remembered for her colorful stories of days gone by. She taught by example and practiced her own teachings with humility. Her expressive eyes and kind smile will be missed by many. She is survived by sister, Jessie Jo Geer of Riverside, California; sisters-in-law, Mae Holloway of Howe, Hellen Holloway of Owasso, Oklahoma, and Jean Vincent, of Garland; long-long-time caregiver, Brenda Foster of Tom Bean; numerous nieces and nephews; She was preceded in death by her; husband, Horace Vincent; parents, Jessie J. and Josie Amanda Cleveland Holloway; brothers, Herbert, Calvin, William (Bill) and James Holloway.
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