Services for Lola Gillette, 84, of Bridgeport, Texas will be 2:00 pm Saturday, January 11, 2020 at Hudson & Torres Family Funeral Home in Bridgeport, officiated by Marc Moore. Visitation will be at 1:00 pm Saturday, one hour prior to the service, also at the funeral home. Lola passed away Tuesday, January 7 in Bowie, Texas.
She was born November 6, 1935 in Blanco County, Texas to George and Mollie (Daughtrey) Dyer
Lola was a wonderful homemaker who enjoyed all aspects of her calling. After retirement she moved onto her farm in Marble Falls. She loved doing crafts, cooking, and entertaining guests. Her door was always open to strangers, family, friends, and animals of all kinds.
She loved being outdoors, whether fishing, working in the garden, or just playing with her four-legged creatures.
She is survived by daughters Belinda Kay Henry of Cottonwood Shores, Texas, Barbara Jean Elliott of Marble Falls, Texas, and Carolyn Denise Moore of Bridgeport; grandchildren Jennifer Kay DeSpain, Corey Lynn Spratlen, Richmond Wade Elliott, Kristi Lee Zimmerman, and Maggie Elizabeth Sears; great-grandchildren Justin Blake DeSpain, Jordan Taylor DeSpain, Liam Rhett Zimmerman, Landy Ruth Sears, and Larkin Belle Sears; many nieces and nephews, and numerous other family.
Lola was preceded in death by her husband T.L. Gillette; sisters Alma Dyer, Rosie (Dyer) Lindholm, and Yvonne (Dyer) Whittkohl; and brothers James Dyer and Arvel Lee Dyer.