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Estelle Marie Priest, 81, of Willow Park, passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017.
She was born Oct. 11, 1935, in McCall Creek, MS, the daughter of Oliver and Ruby Anderson Murray. Estelle and husband, Jerry Priest, made their home in the North Texas area in 1955-present. They were owners of Marco Services and Priest Excavating until his death in March of 1988. She was a devoted member of Central Christian Church in Weatherford.
Her parents; husband, Jerry; and brother, Rayford Murray, preceded her in death. Estelle enjoyed being a homemaker. She was a member of the Willow Park Garden Club and had a passion for gardening and plants. She valued her relationship with her sister and brothers. She was a loving mother and enjoyed being a grandmother and great-grandmother. Estelle's friends and family meant the world to her and will be missed by all those who knew her and loved her.
Survivors include daughter, Janice Finton and husband, Robert; sons, Kenneth Priest and wife, Jerri Ann Reynolds Priest, David Priest and wife, Angela, Paul Priest and wife, Judith Alexander; 10 grandchildren, Kourtney Landes, Tanner Sheid, Crystal Conger, Sommer Perry, Matt Sheid, Cody Priest, Chase Priest, Bobby Conger, Kathryn Priest, and Kristin Priest; 22 great-grandchildren; sister, Eunice Crow; brothers Oliver Murray, Jr; Larry Murray; Stanley Murray; numerous nieces, nephews.
Visitation will be March 31, 2017, from 7-9 p.m. Friday at Galbreaith-Pickard Hilltop Chapel.
Funeral services are Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. at Galbreaith-Pickard Hilltop Chapel in Willow Park, with burial following at Annetta Cemetery.
Published on March 29, 2017
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