Jimmie Farrell Ishmael, 91, of Greenville, died Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, at Hunt Regional Medical Center. Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Feb. 10, at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Mr. Hayse Reneau and Mr. Scott Gilmore officiating. Interment will follow at Memoryland Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, at the funeral home.
Mrs. Ishmael was born in the Donelton community in Hunt County on Dec. 24, 1925. She was the daughter of Franklin Farrell Campbell and Ora Newland Campbell. She married Billy Ray Ishmael on Oct. 29, 1953, in Greenville. She was retired from Sears and was a member of Cash Church of Christ.
Survivors include sons, Jimmy Ishmael of Farmersville and Billy F. Ishmael of Greenville; daughter, Judie Massey and husband John of Greenville; grandchildren, Joshua Ishmael of Greenville, Courtney Ishmael of Celeste, John Massey III of Greenville and Kayla Massey of Greenville; and great-grandsons, Levi Ray Bonneville and Tucker Lee Bonneville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Ray Ishmael.
Pallbearers will be John Massey Jr., Joshua Ishmael, Steve Gilmore, Stephen Gilmore, Alan Gilmore and Roy Randolph. Honorary pallbearer will be John Massey III.
Published on February 7, 2017