Wanda L. Staple

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Funeral services for Mrs. Wanda L. Staples, 86, of New Harmony, were held Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017 at the New Harmony Baptist Church with Brother Robbie Caldwell officiating.

Burial was in the New Harmony Cemetery. Mrs. Staples died Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017 in a Tyler hospital after a brief illness.

She was born Nov. 6, 1930 in Gilmer, the daughter of the late Acie Leslie and Mary Christie Adams Hill. She was a longtime resident of the New Harmony Community and was a member of the New Harmony Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James W. Staples; daughter, Debbie Staples; brothers, Gerald Hill and Max Hill and sisters, Maxine Thweatt and Nadine Arrington.

Survivors include her son David Staples of Mansfield and daughter Diane Carey Miller of Brownsboro.