Gertie B. Quinn, age 92, a former resident of Corsicana and most recently a resident of Nacogdoches died in Tomball on Saturday, September 2, 2006, following several months of physical illness.
She was born February 16, 1914 in Morgan County, Alabama to the late Mr and Mrs. G.W. Breedlove.
In 1949, she married Harry Quinn, a Corsicana resident and they both moved to Houston where they both worked for the Bemis Company. She retired from Bemis in the early 1970's.
She was a member of Victory Baptist Church in Houston for several years and most recently was a member of Calvary Baptist Church of Nacogdoches.
She was affectionately known to her 10 grandchildren as "Memaw Her grandchildren have lifetime memories of her wonderful Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners. She always made sure she spent time with each grandchild and always had time to listen to the needs of each one.
Gertie Quinn is survived by her 10 grandchildren, David Cantrell, Pam Barrow, Larry Chase, Rickey Cantrell, Sandy Helms, Debbie Staszewski, Linda Philley, Catherine Juarez, Cynthia Grothe, and Terry Cantrell. She was also survived by numerous great grandchildren. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends in the Corsicana area. She was preceded in death by her siblings and her three children.
A memorial service for Gertie B. Quinn will be held at the Corley Funeral Home on September 9, 2006 at 2 p.m. A graveside service will be conducted at the Younger Cemetery following the memorial service.. All relatives and friends are welcome to attend.