Eleanor Conley Spurlock, 86, of Woodville, passed away, Saturday, June 15, 2013, at Woodville Health & Rehab Center in Woodville, Texas. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at 10 a.m., at Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home Chapel in Woodville, with burial in Beech Creek Cemetery, near Spurger. Officiating will be Reverend Ross Shelton & Reverend John Gowling. Visitation will be held Tuesday, June 18, 2013, from 5 - 7 p.m., at the funeral home. Eleanor was born October 29, 1926, to James Henry & Ollie Ruth Guillotte Conley in El Dorado, Arkansas. She was a former longtime resident of Port Arthur & Huntsville and had lived in Tyler County for the past 14 years. She served a combined total of 22 years at Central Baptist & First Baptist Church of Port Arthur, from where she retired as church secretary. She loved serving the Lord with her gentle & kind spirit as church secretary. She was an accomplished artist who created many displays and bulletin boards for the church libraries and enjoyed sharing that creative talent with others. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Spurlock on April 16, 2013; parents, James Henry & Ollie Ruth Conley; brothers, James Edward Conley & Joseph Henry Conley; and brother- in-law, Pat Gowling. She is survived by her son, Danny Spurlock & wife, Vanessa of Silsbee; daughter, Carole Dickey & husband, Steve of Centerville; brother, John W. Conley & wife, Mary of Conroe; sisters, Jimmye Gowling of Huntsville and Connie Brinson & husband, Dave of Huntsville; grandchildren, James Daniel Spurlock & wife, Ashley of College Station, Jennifer Spurlock Armstrong & husband, Andy of College Station and Chad Dickey & wife, Raney of Centerville; great grandchildren, Gracie Armstrong, Tex Armstrong, Emma Spurlock, and Jayde Dickey; and numerous nieces & nephews. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Library Fund, 202 S. Charlton, Woodville, Texas 75979.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on June 18, 2013