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Roxanne "MeMaw" Crosslin, 75, a wonderful mother and grandmother, passed away Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at home with her loving family by her side.
Funeral: 10:00 a.m., Friday, February 18 at White's Chapel of Memories. Interment will follow at Memory Gardens of the Valley. Visitation is 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at White's Funeral Home.
Roxanne was born June 22, 1935 in Dallas the only child of the late Virgil and Katie Gale. She graduated from Terrell High School and then East Texas State University. While attending college, she met the love of he life, Joe Bob Crosslin and they were united in marriage December 11, 1954. Joe Bob and Roxanne were happily married for 38 years. Roxanne was a school teacher and taught first and second grades for over 39 years at several schools. Due to health problems, in 1999 she moved to Millsap to be closer to her daughter. Roxanne's favorite times were spent traveling to Shreveport with family and friends, watching the Dallas Cowboys games and eating "Dougie Burgers". She loved the times when all her "boys" got together and Doug played his guitar.
Mrs. Crosslin had a passion for reading and writing, however all these things were trumped when her great-granddaughter, Paizlee, was born. The time they spent together was priceless to her. Roxanne was preceded in death by her husband in 1992, and granddaughter, Leslie Ann Pierce.
Survivors include, daughter, Deby Geeo and husband, Doug of Millsap; sons, Jeff Crosslin and wife, Shelia of Tomball, and Greg Crosslin and wife, Mandy of Navarre, Fla.; special daughter, Ginny Martinez of Weatherford; grandchildren, Joey Pierce and wife, Emily of Weatherford, Cole Geeo of Millsap, Cody and Chelsea Crosslin of Navarre, Fla; honorary grandchildren, Stephanie and Cody Geeo, A.J. Martinez, Shane Barnes, and Justin Herring; and a host of other loving family and friends.
The family would like to thank Dr. Robert Garmon for the compassionate, Christian love and care he gave unselfishly to our Mom. They would also like to thank Suzie Barnes, RN and all the ICU nurses at Weatherford Regional Hospital for their care.