Funeral service for Mary Lou Julian, 87, of Sulphur Springs, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Spence Chapel of First Baptist Church with Bro. Mark Bryant and Bro. Fred Lewis officiating. Interment will follow at Sonora Cemetery in Fairlie, TX with Daniel Julian, Gary Adams, Mark Barr, Scott Barr, Eddie Hadlock, Ron Geer, Allan Geer, Charlie Geer, and Travis Johnson serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be her great-grandchildren Gwyn Julian, Kierstyn Julian, Norah Julian, and Harrison Julian. Visitation will be held at 12:30 p.m., prior to service. Mrs. Julian passed away on March 8, 2017 at her residence.
She was born on February 4, 1930 in Palmer, TX, the daughter of Jesse Fred Adams and Samantha Letha Almond Adams. She worked as an LVN for many years. She married Ray Julian on February 6, 1948 in Dallas, TX. He preceded her in death on November 20, 2010.
She is survived by sons, Don and Randy Julian, daughter-in-law, Darlene Julian, sisters, Bess Karr Rister of Abilene, TX, Joycelyn Geer of Royce City, TX, grandchildren, Deanna Julian of Point Venture, TX, Daniel Julian and wife Jennifer of Abilene, TX, David Julian and wife Jessica of The Woodlands, TX, great-grandchildren, Gwyn Julian, Kierstyn Julian, Norah Julian, and Harrison Julian.
In addition to her husband, she was also preceded in death by her parents, son, Dennis Julian, and siblings, James Adams, Euna Powell, Francis Warren, and Freddie Epps.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church Building Fund, 116 Oak Ave, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482.
Arrangements are under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home.