September 6, 1927 - June 3, 2021
Colleen Dyess aka Grandma Texas was born September 6, 1927 in Wood County, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Ruth Anders and her brother, Ferrell Anders. She is survived by her daughter, Kay Hutchinson and spouse, Mike Hutchinson and Grandchildren, Lisa Stovall and spouse, Tommy Stovall, Clinton Hutchinson and spouse, Melissa Hutchinson, Julie Wamble and spouse, Joe Wamble and Aaron Hutchinson and spouse, Carrie Hutchinson, numerous great grandchildren and one great-great grandson. She loved being the oldest of five generations. She is also survived by a nephew, niece, cousins and their families in Texas. As a young adult she worked with her dad at Trice Floor Covering in Dallas, Texas. Later in the 1960’s she worked in Center, Texas as “The One” with whom the teenagers shopped to order the latest Top Billboard vinyl records. She retired after 18 years of service in the Dietary Department at Good Shepherd Hospital in Longview, Texas. She loved travelling with senior tour groups and looked forward to family gatherings. She had a special love for Southern Gospel Music and never tired of travelling with the Glorytones, later known as The Hutchinsons and she enjoyed being referred to as the “sound person”, she always said that it sounded good! She became a Christian at a young age and enjoyed studying the Bible. She was a member at Bethal Baptist Church in Robertsdale, Alabama. She was loved by all who knew her and during her last 9 years she was surrounded by her many friends at the AHEPA Apartments where she resided in Mobile, Alabama. Funeral services will be held Monday, June 7, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. from the chapel of Mack Funeral Home with Rev. Harvery Earls officiating. Burial will be in the Bethel Baptist Cemetery, Robertsdale, Alabama. A visitation will Monday, June 7, 2021 frm 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. at Mack Funeral Home.
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