Faye Joyce Bryson Mackin, 85, of Paris, passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2023, at her home.
Services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 3rd at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Clark and Dr. Duane Falk officiating. Burial will follow in Bogata Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 5 – 7 p.m.
Faye, the daughter of Elzie L. Williams and Bettie Roddy Williams, was born January 21, 1938, in the Rockford Community of Lamar County, Texas. Born again in McCrury Baptist Church in Red River County in 1950. She was baptized and joined the small Baptist Church in McCrury, and was a member of Ramseur Baptist Church in Paris for many years. There she made many friends. Faye retired from Phillips Lighting in 1996, following many years of service to the company. She loved cattle ranching and being on the farm.
Survivors include a daughter, Teresa Allison & husband Brad of Bogata, a son-in-law, Mark Jones of Caddo Mills, grandchildren, Amy Oxner & husband Chris of Austin, Shawn Bryson & wife Connie of Garland, Chance Allison & wife Abby of Hickory Creek, and Rachel Neveu & husband Ian of Blossom, great grandchildren, Braxton Allison and Avery Allison of Hickory Creek, Bryson Oxner, Damon Oxner, and Holland Oxner all of Austin, and a brother, Eugene Williams of Greenville along with several nieces & nephews and a host of friends.
In 1953, she married Troy Bryson, and he preceded in death in 1990. In 1993, she married Alfred Mackin, and he passed away in 2018. Faye was also preceded in death by her parents, a daughter, Bethany Bryson in 2012, brothers, Charles Williams and E. L. Williams, sisters, Louise Clement, Mildred Humphrey, Cora Crow, and Evelyn Gregor, and a great grandchild, Christopher Logan Oxner.
She came from a large family of eight children and always enjoyed country life.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to Gideons International, P. O. Box 261, Paris, TX 75461.
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