OBITUARY

Addie Faye Sailsbury

July 1, 1930March 7, 2019
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Addie Faye Sailsbury, age 88, departed this world on Thursday, March 7, 2019. Addie was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, O.L. Sailsbury and two daughters, Gloria Sailsbury and Vivian Smith. Surviving children are Melvin Sailsbury, Nadine Vaughn and Duane Sailsbury. Addie has 12 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren. She was born in Brazoria County, Freeport, Texas. She was a wonderful wife, homemaker, mother and grandmother. She grew up working in the cotton fields with her brothers and sister, Edwin, Archie and Merle Gray and Nora Alice McBeth. She only achieved a 6th grade education because schooling came second when work needed to be done in the cotton fields. She met and married Oakley Lewis at the age of 15 years old. She taught herself how to sew by cutting patterns out of a newspaper. She would make all 3 girls the same dress by adjusting the pattern to fit all. She loved to decorate her home, inside and out, and consistently kept it beautiful and very well maintained. She loved flowers and working in her yard.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, March 11, 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, March 12, 2019
  • Graveside Service Tuesday, March 12, 2019
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Addie Faye Sailsbury

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Susan Ofette-Parma

March 8, 2019

Thank you Mrs. Sailsbury for keeping your front door open,,and your heart welcoming to me always. I loved coming to your beautiful pristene home that always looked like a showroom in a fancy department store. You were always smiling and laughing and made life beautiful and easy. I love you and you were one of my favorite childhood moms. It was never too early or too late to come to your home. May you meet your beloved sweetheart and create another perfect home because you know I’ll come knocking to hang out and spend an afternoom or two in eternity with you. Love, Susan

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Biography

Addie Faye Sailsbury, age 88, departed this world on Thursday, March 7, 2019.

Addie was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, O.L. Sailsbury and two daughters, Gloria Sailsbury and Vivian Smith.

Surviving children are Melvin Sailsbury, Nadine Vaughn and Duane Sailsbury. Addie has 12 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren.

She was born in Brazoria County, Freeport, Texas. She was a wonderful wife, homemaker, mother and grandmother. She grew up working in the cotton fields with her brothers and sister, Edwin, Archie and Merle Gray and Nora Alice McBeth. She only achieved a 6th grade education because schooling came second when work needed to be done in the cotton fields.

Addie met and married Oakley Lewis at the age of 15 years old. She taught herself how to sew by cutting patterns out of a newspaper. She would make all 3 girls the same dress by adjusting the pattern to fit all. She loved to decorate her home, inside and out, and consistently kept it beautiful and very well maintained. She loved flowers and working in her yard.