Services for Callie M. Pugh, 76, of Lufkin, will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, January 7, 2013 in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Phillip Moore and Rev. Elzine Strong officiating. Interment will follow in the Old Union Cemetery in Lufkin. Mrs. Pugh, the daughter of the late Ola Irene (Wright) and Andrew J. Elliott, was born January 18, 1936 in Fastril, Texas and passed away January 4, 2013 in a local hospital. She was born in Cherokee County and attended school in Diboll. She married and became a homemaker. She was a loving mother and grandmother and loved her church and family. Mrs. Pugh enjoyed crafts, fishing, bluegrass gatherings, music and singing. Survivors include her daughter, Reathea Loggins of Lufkin; son and daughter-in-law, Edward J. and Karen Oldham of Trevat; sister and brother-in-law Fay and A.W. Elliott of Diboll; granddaughter, Sophie Grace Oldham of Trevat; also a number of nieces and nephews, including Elwin Derryberry and Deedra Matthews, both of Burke. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Harold Curtis Pugh in 2009 and brother, A. J. Elliott in 2008. Pallbearers are Elwin Derryberry, Bruce Ainsworth, Tommy Martin, Robert McKinney, Kelvin Alsbrooks and Wayne Chance. Condolences may be offered at www.gipsonfuneralhome.com. Services have been placed in the trust of Gipson Funeral Home.
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Published in The Lufkin Daily News from Jan. 6 to Jan. 7, 2013