Obituaries

Judith North
B: 1943-07-16
D: 2017-12-07
View Details
North, Judith
Sharon Miller
B: 1953-07-30
D: 2017-12-06
View Details
Miller, Sharon
Andrew Johnson
B: 1979-07-16
D: 2017-12-01
View Details
Johnson, Andrew
Joe Moy
B: 1939-10-20
D: 2017-11-29
View Details
Moy, Joe
J.D. Atkins
B: 1922-11-09
D: 2017-11-23
View Details
Atkins, J.D.
Julius Polk
B: 1947-10-05
D: 2017-11-22
View Details
Polk, Julius
John McNulty
B: 1936-08-04
D: 2017-11-20
View Details
McNulty, John
Van Graham
B: 1933-09-11
D: 2017-11-15
View Details
Graham, Van
Florence Stearns
B: 1927-06-02
D: 2017-11-15
View Details
Stearns, Florence
Vada Mitchell
B: 1940-07-25
D: 2017-11-04
View Details
Mitchell, Vada
Rosa Webb
B: 1926-10-28
D: 2017-10-28
View Details
Webb, Rosa
Lois Preslar
B: 1913-12-28
D: 2017-10-26
View Details
Preslar, Lois
Helen Foster
B: 1934-10-29
D: 2017-10-25
View Details
Foster, Helen
Russell Taylor
B: 1925-12-14
D: 2017-10-24
View Details
Taylor, Russell
Cal Scott
B: 1936-08-25
D: 2017-10-22
View Details
Scott, Cal
Krystyna Garza
B: 1991-07-26
D: 2017-10-16
View Details
Garza, Krystyna
Doris Martin
B: 1929-04-14
D: 2017-10-10
View Details
Martin, Doris
Tommie Sears
B: 1941-12-31
D: 2017-10-09
View Details
Sears, Tommie
Margaret Basquette
B: 1934-10-27
D: 2017-10-08
View Details
Basquette, Margaret
Leonora Moreno
B: 1940-01-14
D: 2017-09-26
View Details
Moreno, Leonora
Carell O'Brien
B: 1945-03-23
D: 2017-09-22
View Details
O'Brien, Carell

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
242 Orange Street
ABILENE, TX 79601
Phone: 325-677-6246
Fax: 325-677-7321

The Memorial Candle Program has been designed to help offset the costs associated with the hosting this Tribute Website in perpetuity. Through the lighting of a memorial candle, your thoughtful gesture will be recorded in the Book of Memories and the proceeds will go directly towards helping ensure that the family and friends of Wilma Coode can continue to memorialize, re-visit, interact with each other and enhance this tribute for future generations.

Thank you.

Cancel
Select Candle

Obituary for Wilma "Dee" Coode

Wilma D. Gibson Coode, 93, passed away Thursday, August 17, 2017 at Hendrick Hospice Care Center, Abilene, Texas. A memorial service will be held Friday, August 25, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., at Trinity Baptist Church, Henderson, where she had been the oldest attending member until her move to Abilene in April 2017. A private family interment at Rusk County Memorial Gardens will be at a later date. With North’s Funeral Home making the arrangements, 242 Orange Street Abilene, Texas.
She was born April 17, 1924, in Crims Chapel, to Wylie Raif and Sallie Lucille Gibson. She graduated from Henderson High School in 1940. Wilma married the love of her life, the late Wendell Buford Coode, on July 20, 1946. They were married 42 years at the time of his passing in 1988.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Wylie Raif and Sallie Lucille Gibson, her husband, Wendell Buford Coode, brother, Joseph Weldon Gibson, and sisters, Alice Maurine Gibson, Ova Bell Gibson Broyles, Thelma Julia Gibson McPhail, and Sallye Maude Gibson Reid.
Wilma is survived by her daughter, Jo, and son-in-law, Gilbert, of Lueders, Texas, and her son, Jim, of Edwardsville, Illinois. She had two grandchildren, Emi D. Chavira of Abilene, Texas, and Adam Coode (Alexandra), of Highland, Illinois, and four great-grandchildren, Matt Chavira, Luis Chavira, and Nicole “Nikki Girl” Chavira, of Abilene, Texas, and Aaralyn Coode of Highland, Illinois. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Trinity Baptist Church, Henderson.
Online condolences may be made at www.northsfuneralhome.com
Order Flowers
Recently Shared Condolences
Recently Lit Memorial Candles
Recently Shared Stories
Recently Shared Photos