Nita Ruth Castleberry | 1925-2013

Published Saturday, January 26, 2013

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Nita Ruth Castleberry, 87, a retired teacher, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, in Decatur.

A private family burial was Jan. 22 at Oaklawn Cemetery.

Ms. Castleberry was born Jan. 29, 1925, in Decatur to Claude W. and Beluah F. (Holt) Reeves. She married Billy Ray Castleberry Jan. 15, 1952, in Arlington. Ms. Castleberry was a graduate of Texas Wesleyan College in Fort Worth and was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Decatur.

Survivors include her son, Stephen Castleberry and grandson Justin Castleberry, both of Lexington, S.C.; sister Annie Lee Wood of Decatur; niece Sylvia Hornback of Decatur; nephew Cecil R. Wood Jr. of Waelder; and several great-nieces and nephews.

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