Funeral service for Lillie Joan McIninch, age 84, of Mabank, TX will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, July 2, 2020, at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Chapel with Ellington Wiggins officiating. Interment will follow at Sulphur Springs City Cemetery with pallbearers, James Sanders, Houston Lowrance, Shannon Tipton, James Sanders Jr., Jason Coker, Trenton Armstead, Randy Miller, Scott Coker and Eighden Commino serving as honorary pallbearer. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 P.M. on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home. Mrs. McIninch passed away on Monday, June 29, 2020 at Kemp Care Center, Kemp TX.
Joan was born on July 11, 1935 in Pickton, TX to Wesley and Nora Bell Miller. She married Houston McIninch in Dallas, Texas on August 28, 1951, they were married 65 years. She raised five children and was a loving and devoted mother. She worked for Simplicity Pattern Co for 10 years and then moved to the country in Mabank (Prairieville). She was a member of the Prairieville Baptist Church. She was the heart and soul of the family and will be missed dearly.
She is survived by her daughters, Sharon Horton, Karen Coker and husband, Richard, Denise Davidson; son, Ronnie McIninch and wife, Regina; grandchildren, James Sanders, Christy Armstead, Amanda Hignight, Scott Coker, Jason Coker, Amberlea Commino, Renee Hayes, Jessica Little, Shannon McIninch; numerous great and great-great grandkids; sisters, Joyce Humphrey and Oma Jane Neal.
Joan was preceded in death by her husband, Houston; son, Doyle McIninch; parents Wesley and Nora Miller; brothers, Doyle Miller and Frank Miller.