Funeral services for Lotus Elaine (Wilcox) McGinty were held Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, at Madisonville Funeral Home in Madisonville. A visitation was held that morning until the time of the funeral service, and burial followed in Park Cemetery. The Rev. Edward McKnight officiated, and all arrangements were under the direction of Madisonville Funeral Home.
Lotus McGinty was born in Madisonville on July 25, 1950, to Frank E. Wilcox and Letha Reba (Thompson) Wilcox. She grew up in Madisonville but lived in Harris County for more than 30 years. Lotus attended Living Water Assembly of God Church in Pasadena. She was a school crossing guard for Deer Park ISD for several years and also drove a bus for the Deer Park ISD. She enjoyed craft projects. Lotus was preceded in death by her parents and by her husband, Thomas McGinty Sr. She passed away on Jan. 22, 2016, at a Pasadena Hospital.
Surviving family members include her son, Thomas McGinty Jr. of Gulf Port, Miss.; daughter and son-in-law, Teresa and Chuck Whittington of La Porte; daughter and son-in-law, Tommye and Aaron Baquet of La Porte; brother, Robert E. Wilcox of Deer Park; sister, Rita McKnight of Deer Park; and grandchildren, Taylor Whittington, Chelsea McGinty, Aaron Baquet, Sean Baquet and Casey Baquet.