Born on Dec. 5, 1932
GANADO - Mrs. Carrie Lee Callies passed away on Thursday, September 5, 2013 at the age of 80. Born in Jackson County on December 5, 1932 to Svalia and Olean Boston, Mrs. Callies was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.
Visitation services will be Friday, September 13 from 6-8 p.m. at Prosperity Baptist Church, 130 Oberg in Ganado. Funeral services will be Saturday, September 14 at 11 a.m., Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, 604 MLK in Edna.
Those that preceded her in death were her parents, one daughter (Ruth Ester Stafford), one sister (Valean Boston), three brothers (J.W. Boston, S.V. Boston, Irvin Boston), and two grandsons.
Left to honor the memory of Mrs. Callies are her loving husband of fifty-seven years, Mr. Elder Callies; six sons, Eldridge Callies (Evelyn), Benjamin Callies (Tracy), Alvin Callies (Lupe), William Callies (Deborah), Raymond Callies (Angie), Calvin Callies (Silvia); one daughter, Alice Callies; two sisters, Ollie Visor and Willie Dilworth; 18 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; a host of other relatives and friends.
Tracy's M.J. Santellana Funeral Directors, Edna, in charge of arrangements, 361- 782-9234.