Leola Taylor "Tex" Bright

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Funeral service for Leola "Tex" Taylor Bright, 95, will be 2 p.m., Saturday, February 11, 2017, at Gray Brown-Service with Pastor Henry Gibson and the Rev. Virgil Bohn officiating. A private graveside service will follow at Coldwater Baptist Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Tex left this world Wednesday February 1, 2017 to start her latest adventure. Survivors include her children, Derrel Bright (Judy), Mary E. Tanner (Chuck) and Linda Godwin (Michael); grandchildren, Chris Rainville (Laurie), Aspen Joiner (Justin), Clayton Tanner (Bethany), Robert Butler and Danielle Godwin; great-grandson, Ethan Rainville, and numerous nieces and nephews. Tex is preceded in death by her husband of 31 years, Robert Lee Bright, and recently, her grandson, J.R. Butler. She was the last survivor of 11 siblings. Tex was born and raised in Texas and it was there where she met her husband, Bob. They moved to Alabama in 1946. She was involved with the Girl Scouts for over 55 years. Tex enjoyed history, photography and she was part of several community projects. She loved to travel, visiting 42 of the 50 states some of her happiest travels were visiting her family especially her grandchildren. She was a longtime member of Eulaton United Methodist Church. The family would like to extend their gratitude to all of Tex's caregivers. Online Condolences may be made at graybrownservice.com
Published in The Anniston Star on Feb. 8, 2017
Arrangements under the direction of:
Gray Brown-Service Mortuary
1329 Wilmer Ave | Anniston, AL 362014651 | (256) 236-3441
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