Greta Lee Baker McGuill
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BEEVILLE – Greta Lee Baker McGuill, 100, died Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, in Kenedy.

She was born in Mason, Okla., to Arthur Lee and Normandy Josephine (Murphy) Baker on Jan. 20, 1912.

Greta married Albert Leo McGuill in Beeville, on June 1, 1935. She was a school teacher and began teaching at Quincy and a small school in Live Oak County before teaching 20 years in Beeville, 6th grade at Maddera before retiring.

Greta was a member of the First Baptist Church in Beeville and taught Sunday school for 50 years. She also volunteered for many years at the church. For the last six years of her life, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Kenedy.

Greta was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and brother.

Survivor’s include her daughter, Phyllis McGuill (Ancel) Maddox of Houston; one son, Albert L. (Barbara) McGuill, Jr. of Beeville; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held on Monday, Aug. 20, at Galloway & Sons Chapel in Beeville from 6-8 p.m.

The funeral service was conducted at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 21, at the First Baptist Church with Reverend Greg Traylor, Rev. Homer Hanna and Rev. T.J. Burris officiating.

Burial was in Beeville Memorial Park.

Pallbearers were, Albert L. McGuill III, Christopher L. McGuill, Tommy Brown, Vic Barris, Timothy M. McGuill, Bobby Alexander, Keith Brown, Mike Wright, Richard Baker, Holly Ward and Liane Sublett and Ron Sublett.
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