After 104 years on this earth, Charlotte Ann McGrede, went to her heavenly home. Mrs. McGrede passed Friday, September 4, 2020, at here home with family by her side. A Life Celebration Service will be 10 AM Wednesday, September 9, 2020, at Elmira Chapel Presbyterian Church in Spring Hill, the same church she attended as a child. Visitation will begin at 9 AM prior to services.
Mrs. McGrede spent most of her life in the Spring Hill, Gregg County area. To date she was on record as the oldest former student of Spring Hill school. She was born on May 23, 1916, to Roy and Fannie Bell (Lee) Callaway.
In January 1934 Charlotte married the love of her life, Walter C. McGrede. They were married for 60 years before his death in 1994.
She was preceded in death by: her husband, her parents, sisters,
Ollie Acton, Nelwyn Ross, and brother, Merlin Callaway, half brother, Billy Ray Callaway and step brother, Charles. Granddaughter, Brenda McGrede Morgan, her husband Jerry, two great-grandsons, Shane and Devin Morgan. Two daughters-in-law, Frances McGrede and
Mrs. McGrede is survived by: sons Roy McGrede, Longview, Don McGrede, Longview, Jimmy McGrede/Dianne, Longview. Granddaughters: Emily Prince, Longview, Linda Wannamaker, Longview, Debra McGrede/Ronnie, Gladewater, Cindy Sullivan/Robert, Hallsville, Cheryl McGrede/Cynthia, Hallsville. Grandsons: Monty McGrede/Sallie, Hallsville, Ray McGrede/Rachelle, Marshall. Numerous Great and Great-great Grandchildren.
The family extends a heart felt thanks to Heart'sWay Hospice. You were so patient and caring with our little spit-fire. When we called, you were right there and always professional.
Pallbearers for her service will be: Michael Pool, Levi McGrede,
Monty McGrede, Ray McGrede, Robert Sullivan and Zack Simon.
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