Renee Davis Randolph

Funeral services for Renee Davis Randolph, 94, of Palestine will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Bailey & Foster Chapel Palestine, with Monsignor Zack officiating. Burial will follow in Rock Church Cemetery. Arrangements are under direction of Bailey & Foster Palestine.

Mrs. Randolph passed away Friday, May 10, 2013, in Tyler.

She was born June 19, 1918, in Montalba to Joshua Adolphus Davis and Ruby Sue Ward Davis. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Palestine. Renee loved her organizations and held offices in many of them including membership in Chapter No. 395, Order of Eastern Star, Palestine. She also was a 50-year member and past matron of Chapter No. 777 in Irving. She was past queen of Sharon Temple Daughters of the Nile No. 127 in Tyler, past president of United Daughters of the Confederacy, member of the National Society Daughters of American Revolution Mary Tyler Chapter, Tyler. She was also a member of Camp Ford Historical Society Tyler, lifetime member of Ladies Auxiliary VFW No. 3907 in Palestine, and a member of the Historical Society of Anderson County.

Mrs. Randolph was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Frank L. Randolph in 1986, and Donald L. Brisendine in 2006.

She is survived by adopted daughter, Evelyn "Rusty" Ward Stallings, of Tyler; two sisters, Mary Nell Zotz, of Houston, and Patsy June Diamond, also of Houston; grandchildren, Paula Rudy and Rex Robertson; great-grandchildren, Brandy Chavarria, Amanda Morish and Samuel Robertson; great-great-grandchild, Ella Chavarria; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Rex Robertson, Paul Rudy and Randy Ward.

Rosary will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at Bailey & Foster Chapel Palestine.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to The Hospice of East Texas Foundation, 4111 University Blvd., Tyler, 75701.

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Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on May 14, 2013