MINEOLA — On March 23, 2013, Effie Lee Aaron McComb went to sleep in the arms of the Lord. Effie was born October 29, 1923, in Beckville, Texas. She is preceded in death by parents; husband, Larry McComb; sister, Olivia Cooper; brother A. L. Sipes; and daughter, Marilyn Sue Aaron.
Effie lived her early years in the Longview, Texas, area before moving to Mineola in 1954, where she resided until her death. She was a long-term employee of Schollkopf, retiring in the early 1980's. She looked forward to the company reunions each year.
Effie was a faithful member and Deacon Emeritus of First Christian Church in Mineola and a member of the McReynolds Sunday school class. She was a loving mother, a loyal friend and was known for her remarkable memory as well as being an avid fan of the Texas Rangers.
Effie is survived by sons, Larry Aaron (Loretta) of Gladewater and Wayne Aaron (Teresa) of Tyler; daughter, June Calow (Graeme) of Mineola; sisters, Kathy Nall (Joe) of Longview and Ada Mae Waldron of Longview; brother, James Sipes (Pat) of Longview; nine wonderful grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at First Christian Church in Mineola, immediately followed by the funeral at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery in Mineola following the funeral.
Pallbearers include special friend, David Nichols and grandsons, Lance Aaron, Todd Aaron, Scott Duncan, Kent Abernathy and Ty Snear.
Memorials may be made to First Christian Church, 209 N. Pacific, Mineola, TX 75773.