She was born Feb. 19, 1948 in Woodsboro to Geraldine and James Avery.
She is preceded in death by her parents.
Survivors include one daughter, Aretha Avery; three sons, Robert Avery, James Cordell Avery, and Hulan McCoy; six sisters, Ida Mae Pleasant, Geraldine “Scootie” Avery, Priscilla Ann Lewis, Ella Reed, Denise Garza, and Carolyn Avery; four brothers, Morris “Bo” Avery, Leonard “Monkey” Avery, Robert Chester Lewis, and Dr. Royce Avery; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted on Friday, July 20, at the First Baptist Church in Woodsboro, with Rev. Vernon J. Garza officiating.
Burial was in Refugio County Cemetery.