Funeral services for Marchetta Bone age, 85, of Mt. Vernon will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at the First Baptist Church of Mt. Vernon with Rev. Fred Randles, Rev. Pepper Puryear and Rev. Fred Lewis officiating.
Burial will follow at the 2:00 PM at Pilgrims Rest #1 Cemetery in Rains County with Ronald N. Bone, Michael Shipp, Ricky Shipp, Jimmy Ship, Douglas Shipp, Stanley Shipp, Larry Bone and Mike German serving as pallbearers.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 PM Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at Sam Harvey Funeral Home.
Mrs. Bone died on Saturday, January 19, 2013 at the Medical Center of Lewisville. She was born on July 3, 1927 Rains County Texas the daughter of Roy McKee and Donna Marie Bishop Shipp. She married Elvis Odell Bone on November 23, 1950 and he preceded her in death in May of 1988.
Mrs. Bone was a licensed beautician for over twenty years; a member of the Eastern Star, Sulphur Springs Financial Club, Secretary of Pilgrims Rest Cemetery, Silver Tone Choir, Big Sandy ISD Tax Assessor, CEO of Family Builders and a member of First Baptist Church of Mt. Vernon. She was very active in her churches for over fifteen years of cooking and missionary work with the youth groups. Her latest was making clothing for children in Guatemala.
She is survived by daughters; Beverly Millison and Chip of Flower Mound, Linda Baird and Kelly of Mt. Vernon. Four grandchildren; Amy Nicole Millison of Flower Mound, Kristy Michelle Baird, Krystal Lynn Baird and Christopher Thomas Baird of Mt. Vernon; five great grandchildren; Bryson Kale Porter, Hayden Kountz Baird, and
Olivia Kelly Baird of Mt. Vernon, Keylee Michelle Baird of Cooper and Nathaniel Austin Millison of Flower Mound.
Brothers; Travis Shipp and Audrey of Big Sandy, Kenneth Shipp and Joyce of Emory and Roy Don Shipp and Myra of Quitman.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Earl Shipp.