Ethel Olene Singleton Jan. 16, 1933 ~ June 10, 2013
June 05, 2013, 8:00 am by Staff Reports
She was preceded in death by her parents, and her husband, James Phillips Singleton, and her brother, Joel Ervin "Erby” Garrett.
"Etholene” as many called her, moved with her family to Travis Peak, Texas in 1938, when she was five years old. She lived and flourished in that close-knit community. She attended Travis Peak School #2 until her senior year, when she attended and graduated from Marble Falls High School in 1951. As a young adult, she lived and worked in Marble Falls and Austin, and then married Phillips Singleton in 1957, and they had 3 children, Charlie, Donna and Laura. Ethel and Phillips ranched all of their years together. She was a lifelong member of the Travis Peak Church of Christ, where she was a Bible School teacher.
Mrs. Singleton is survived by her 3 children, 10 grandchildren, and 1 great-granddaughter: son, Mr. Charlie Singleton and his sons, Cody, Cale, and Cullen of Lampasas, Texas; her daughter, Mrs. Donna Smiley and husband Cameron of Liberty Hill, and their children, Rachel Simmons and husband Sam, and their daughter Evie, of Plano, Texas; Savannah Sterrett and husband Brandon, of Dallas, Texas; Janie, Phillip and Jacob Smiley, of Liberty Hill, Texas. And her daughter Laura Franques and husband Allen of Travis Peak and their children, Brent Fraques and wife LaNae of Canyon, Texas and Josh Franques of Travis Peak. She was well loved by many close family members and friends, and she loved them as well.
Phillipians 4:13” I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” Memorials may be made at Hensel Christian Camp and World Bible School.
Visitation was Friday, June 14 from 6 – 8 p.m. at Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home. Funeral service was Sunday, June 16 at 3 p.m. at Travis Peak Church of Christ with Glen Mullen officiating.
Condolences may be offered at www.clementswilcoxfuneralhome.com.
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