Eula Faye Hall-Simes, 90, of Tomball and Magnolia, was born May 15, 1927, at the family homestead of parents Marvin and Ruth Hall in Jozye in Madison County. She was the first of 10 children. She lived in the Galena Park and Houston areas for more than 71 years. She retired to her dream home and land in the early 1980s. While raising her two children with her husband, Otha Harlon Simes of Bedias, she worked for several companies and had to medically retire from METILS Inc. Eula Faye was active in Galena Park Baptist, Elwood Baptist and other local Madisonville churches as long as she was physically able. She enjoyed working in her garden, cooking and baking for family and friends, and quilting with her friends. Her family was only second to God and she loved everyone dearly. She had stated she was ready to be with God and her husband, Harlon, and passed away on the morning of July 14, 2017.
Surviving family includes her daughter, Charlotte Faye Simes-Hambley, and son-in-law, Gordon Stuart Hambley; grandson, David W. Simes and family; one brother, Curtis Hall and sister-in-law, Darlene Blake-Hall; one sister, Juanell Hall; and a sister-in-law, Mary Simes-Garland and brother-in-law, William Garland. She has many nieces and nephews that she loved dearly, and they loved her. Eula Faye was preceded in death by her husband of almost 67 years, Harlon Simes; her son, David Wilbur Simes; father Marvin Hall; mother Ruth Hall; two sisters and three brothers.
A funeral service was held Monday, July 17, 2017, at Madisonville Funeral Home. Bro. Glenn Connor officiated the service and a eulogy was given by Charlotte Hambley. A brief graveside service followed at Bedias Baptist Cemetery after the funeral services.
Serving as pallbearers were Gordon Hambley, Doug Davis, Ken Tarver, Rick Garland, Mike Wilson and Allan Petrich. Honorary pallbearer was William Garland.
Madisonville Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. Please visit www.madisonvillefuneralhome.com to leave condolences for the family.