Mrs. Lenna Mae (Brown) Tully, affectionately known as "Auntie Mae", passed from this life Friday morning, May 9, 2008, at Danforth - Oceanview Transitional Center in Texas City.
Born March 23, 1920 in Mt. Vernon, TX, Mrs. Tully had been a resident of Santa Fe since 1939. She was a dedicated homemaker, a member of Dickinson Church Of Christ and enjoyed gardening.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 66 years, Joseph W. Tully; grandson, Michael Tully; parents, Willie Lee and Mary Ethyl (McMillian) Brown; brothers, Hubert and Alvis Brown and sisters, Willie Lee Martin, Margie Easterling and Laverne Daye.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Max D. and Jean Tully of Santa Fe; daughters and sons-in-law, JoAnn and Les Howard of Santa Fe, Dena Mae and Paul Myers of Meridian, ID; brothers, Jim Brown of Mt. Vernon, Melvin Brown of Dallas, Charles Brown of Missouri City; sister, Mary Jones of Mt. Vernon; 7 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral services will be conducted 10:00 a.m. Monday, May 12, 2008, in the chapel of Hayes Funeral Home with her nephew, Pastor Garry Jordan, officiating.
Casketbearers will be Mark Tully, Mitchell Tully, Michael Hall, Ricky Jones, James Talley and Kenneth Talley. Honorary casketbearer will be her esteemed friend, Tom Gast.
Friends may call from 5 - 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, 10412 Highway 6, (409) 925-3501.
Mrs. Tully's family would to give special thanks to the staff of Oceanview Transitional Center and Regency Hospice for the love and care that she received.