Funeral services for Phyliss Rae NeSmith of Lavon will be at 10 a.m. today, June 22, at First Methodist Church Farmersville, 206 N. Main St. in Farmersville.
The Rev. Jimmy Guvvala will officiate. Interment will be in the Thompson Cemetery in Copeville.
Mrs. NeSmith died June 18, 2011, in Wylie.
She was born Feb. 8, 1938, in Nevada, the daughter of Richard Eugene and Mary Boyd Eubank. She married Herbert NeSmith April 18, 1959, in Farmersville.
A graduate of the University of North Texas, then called North Texas State University, she taught school in Community ISD until her retirement. The Phyliss NeSmith Elementary School was named for and dedicated to her for her years of teaching in Community.
Mrs. NeSmith was an active member of the First United Methodist Church of Farmersville.
She is survived by her daughter, Amy Boerner and her husband David of Lavon; two grandchildren, Christopher Aaron Boerner and Nicholas Elijah Boerner, both of Fort Worth; sisters, Barbara Turner and her husband Tommy of Wylie and Martha Moses and her husband Dana of Garland.
She was preceded in death by her husband and parents.
The family said they would like to issue a special thank you to all the caregivers who took care of Mrs. NeSmith during her extended illness.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the Phyliss NeSmith Library Fund in care of the Community Independent School District, P.O. Box 400 Nevada, TX 75173.
Condolences may be made online at hurstfielder baker.com.
Arrangements were under the direction of Hurst’s Fielder Baker Funeral Home of Farmersville.