On Wednesday, June 17, 2020, Erma Lee Abbott, 89 years young, was reunited with her loving husband, Floyd, in the kingdom of heaven. Together, they will walk hand in hand amongst the lush green valleys, enjoying the beautiful flowers and discuss how to best coordinate the first annual Guys and Dolls golf tournament or four-man scramble.
Erma was born in Houston, Texas, to Samuel and Edna Randle. Erma and Floyd were married on April 11, 1960. They built a beautiful life together and called Joshua, Texas their home for the last 45 years. Floyd and Erma shared 59 years of marriage together.
Erma loved her family and possessed many talents. She was a dedicated homemaker, a wonderful golfer, a very talented cook and could draw beautifully. She also enjoyed working in her flowerbeds, playing bingo and watching her ‘stories’.
She is survived by her son Charles Wilson and wife Sandi of Fort Worth, Texas; son Eddie Wilson and wife Cathy of Las Cruces, New Mexico; son Floyd E. Abbott, Jr. and wife Stacy of Gatesville, Texas; daughter Karen Anderson of Bryan, Texas and daughter Patricia A. Pettijohn and husband Michael of Cleburne, Texas; grandchildren Chris Nichols and wife Nikki of Joshua, Texas; Casey Nichols and wife Anna of Rusk, Texas; Hunter Abbott and wife Stephanie of Huntsville, Texas; Slade Abbott and wife Natalie of Gatesville, Texas; Colton Abbott of Gatesville, Texas; Leanne Douglas and husband James of Rockwall, Texas; Matthew Wilson and wife Rebekah of Waco, Texas; Jessica Wilson of Fort Worth; Christopher Anderson and wife Leslie of Haslet, Texas; Jacob Wilson of New York, New York; Samuel Wilson and wife Shelby of Anchorage, Alaska; Cody Wilson and wife Wendie of Argyle, Texas, Kimberly Wilson of San Antonio, Texas; 18 great-grandchildren Erma was preceded in death by her husband Floyd, parents, brothers Sam, Ray, Donny and Jerry Randle, sister Mary Nell Atkison, son Ronnie Wilson, son John Wesley Abbott and daughter Edna Diane Abbott.
Visitation will be held Thursday, June 18th from 5:30-7:30 P.M., at Mt. Valley Funeral Home in Joshua, Texas.
Graveside service will be held at 3:00 P.M. on Friday, June 19th, at Laurel Land Memorial Park in Fort Worth, Texas.
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