Funeral services for Eva McQueen, age 90, of Carmine, TX. will be 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, November 12, 2013, at Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home in Jasper with burial to follow at Jasper City Cemetery. Visitation will be 5:00-8:00 P.M., Monday, November 11, 2013, at Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home in Jasper. Eva died Saturday, November 9, 2013, at St. Marks Hospital in LaGrange, Texas. A native of Ragley, La., and a former long time resident of Jasper, Tx, she had lived in Carmine, Tx. since 1991. The Valdictorian of her class at Ragley, La, she completed her nursing certification at Angelina College then served as an LVN at Jasper Memorial Hospital and a LPN in Louisiana for many years prior to her retirement in 1986. She enjoyed the Church of Christ Ladies Fellowship and Bible Study in LaGrange. She loved songbirds and hummingbirds and could identify the bird by its song. She loved nature, especially flowers and trees. When her children were young she was very resourceful with a hugh garden and a large pantry filled with canned goods. She was a great cook, chicken & dumplings, pot roast, biscuits, gumbo, and her speciality-German Sweet Chocolate Cake. She is survived by son Tommy J. McQueen and wife Jean of Lake Jackson, Tx., daughter Cheryl Etzel and husband Floyd of Carmine, Tx. She is also survived by six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Eva was preceded in death by her parents Jim and Annie Barrow, her husband Arthur McQueen, son Jerry Lynn McQueen, brother and sister-in-law James & Lettie Barrow; a sister and brother-in-law Pat and Donald VanWinkle, a sister and brother-in-law Ruth and Tom White. Memorials may be made to a
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Stringer and Griffin Funeral Home - Jasper
2577 North Wheeler Highway 96 North Jasper , TX 75951
Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Nov. 12, 2013