Mrs. Staples was born Nov. 17, 1930, in Pettus to Linnie Oree (Graham) and John Henry Fox Sr. She married Perry F. Staples in Tulsita on Sept. 5, 1950, and was a homemaker and a Baptist.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, John Henry Fox Jr.; grandson, Ryan; and a great-grandson.
Survivors include her husband, Perry F. Staples of Seguin; three children, Susan (Raymond) Brewer of Seguin, Robert (Mechelle) Staples and Richard (Debra) Staples, both of Cleveland; a sister, Patti Webb of Tulsita; eight grandchildren, Kristy Murphy, Donnie Alsobrooks, Mindy Maldonado, Seth Staples, Drew Staples, Shealeen Staples, Christine Staples and Jessica Staples; numerous great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and numerous other relatives.
A graveside service was held Saturday, March 1, at 4 p.m. in the San Domingo Cemetery in Normanna with Jesse Abovt officiating.
Galloway & Sons Funeral Home