Mable Ernestine Tinsley Derden

January 14, 1924 - September 14, 2011

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Mable Ernestine Tinsley Derden, 87, of Waxahachie, Texas passed away Wednesday, September 14. 2011 Ernestine was born in Italy Texas on January 14, 1924 to Howard and Marie (Briles) Tinsley. She graduated from Italy High School in 1941. She married JT Derden in 1942 and after his return from World War II they began a devoted life farming and ranching in the Five Points community. Ernestine was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She shared her love of baking with friends and family and if you ever received a chocolate pie or pound cake ~ then you must have been pretty special!!!

Left to cherish her memory are: son, Bill Derden and wife, Bertha; daughter, Glenda Rutherford and husband, Scotty; grandchildren: Kathy Watson and husband, Glenn; Joe Bill Derden and wife, Tisha; Evan Ward and husband John; Maribeth Bates and husband, Russell and 13 “favorite” great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Dorothy Crumpton; infant brother, Sonny Tinsley; beloved husband of over 43 years, JT Derden, and by her special grandson, Gordon Rutherford.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8PM Friday, September 16, 2011 at the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home.

Funeral services are scheduled for 10AM Saturday, September 17, 2011 in the chapel of the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home with Brother Richard Smith officiating. Interment will follow at the Forreston Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Glenn Watson, Joe Bill Derden, Russell Bates, John Ward, Darren Ward and Brent Weast. Honorary pallbearers will be Brian Weast, Jerry Weast, Gary Derden, Lynn Derden, Murray Derden and Wayne Crumpton.

Memorial gifts can be sent to the Farley Street Baptist Church Building Fund, 1116 Brown Street, Waxahachie, Texas 75165.

Facts

Born: January 14, 1924
Place of Birth: Italy Texas
Death: September 14, 2011
Place of Death: Waxahachie, Texas

Services

Visitation

Friday September 16, 2011, 6PM - 8PM at Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home - Waxahachie
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Funeral Service

Saturday September 17, 2011, 10AM at Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home - Waxahachie
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Burial

Saturday September 17, 2011 at Forreston Cemetery
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Donations

Memorial donations may be made to:
Farley Street Baptist Church Building Fund, 1116 Brown Street, Waxahachie, TX 75165

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