Eunice Leona Sugg, 90, of Paris, passed away Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at Legend Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center.
Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled services for 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 8th at the Pavilion of Union Cemetery in Taylortown with Rev. Barry Loving officiating. The family will receive friends at the pavilion one hour prior to the service.
Mrs. Sugg, the daughter of John William Criswell, Sr. & Mary Caldwell Criswell, was born Jan. 26, 1931, in Idalou, Texas.
On Feb. 5, 1954, she married Billy Joe “Bill” Sugg, building 36 years of family and memories before his death on July 24, 1990.
Eunice worked for a time at the Timex Watch Factory in Abilene and at Hollywood Vasarette in Paris. She also worked in home health and as a bookkeeper. She was a master seamstress. She enjoyed quilting, word search puzzles, gardening, and crochet. There are hundreds of homes that have items crocheted by Eunice, which she generously gave away.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, a daughter, Pat Persley, a son-in-law, Buford McMikel, a grandson, Ray Sugg, and a great grandson, Dustin Elrod along with three brothers and three sisters.
Survivors include four children, Mary McMikel, Jo Cook & husband Freddy, Billy Sugg, and Shirlene Harrell & husband Ricky, grandchildren, Tammy Filkins, Tina Crain, Kevin Cook, Nikki Preston, Reagan Walker, Ryan Harrell, Jackee Persley, Renee Sugg, and Ashley Johnson, 24 great grandchildren, nine great great grandchildren, one sister, Rose Marie Roberts & husband Pat, and sisters-in-law, Katherine Sugg, Ella Sugg, Alta Preston, Betty Simpson & husband Cody, and Nell Criswell along with numerous nieces & nephews.
Her grandchildren will serve as casket bearers.
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