Mary Elizabeth Price-Deering, 76, a nurse’s aide and cook, died Friday, July 18, 2014, in Decatur.
Funeral was July 20 at Hawkins Funeral Home in Bridgeport with Dwight Trotter officiating. Burial followed at Jim Ned Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Ricky Walton, Nocona Skelton, Justin Skelton, Daniel Davidson, David Deering, Andrew Long, Matthew Deering, Jeremiah Long and Eric Long. Honorary pallbearer was Blake Long II.
Mary was born April 29, 1938, in Wise County to Woodrow and Birdie (Stockman) Maddux. She was married to Clyde Deering and was a nurse’s aide and cook at Sunny Hills Nursing Home.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands, Clyde Deering and Jimmy Price; son Perry Deering; and grandchildren Jennifer Long and Jason Bruce.
Survivors include her sons, Clyde W. Deering and wife, Carla, of Chico, Robert Deering and wife, Marsha, of Paradise, John Deering of Chico, and Gary Deering and wife, Charlene, of Paradise; daughters Elizabeth Long and husband, Blake, of Chico, Stella Davidson of Bowie, Elaine Vislosky and husband, Jay, of Chico, and Sherrie Skelton of Chico; 28 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; brother Glenn Maddux and wife, Linda, of Paradise; sister Linda Byers and husband, Jurden, of Chico; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.