In Loving Memory of
Flora Etta (Ridgway) Sessums
November 2, 1929 â€" February 19, 2016
Flora Etta Sessums, a faithful, loving and Godly woman went to be with her Lord and Savior on February 19, 2016 at the age of 86.
Flora was born on November 2, 1929 to Joe and Dora Ridgway in El Campo, Texas. She grew up and attended school in Waxahachie, Texas.
Flora married J.E. "Shorty" Sessums on July 10, 1948. They were married for 50 years until his death in 1999.
Flora was a member of the Sneed Memorial United Methodist Church in Calvert, Texas. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, "Guinea" and friend to many people. Flora was a retired teachers aid. She found joy spending time in her yard, garden, tending to her chickens, going fishing and cooking.
Flora is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, J.E. "Shorty" Sessums of 50 years, a daughter-in-law, Judy Sessums and a special friend, John Skaines, Jr.
Flora is survived by three sons, Larry Sessums of Clarksville, TN, Johnny Sessums and wife, Cathy Sessums of Houston, Texas and Billy Sessums and wife, Donna Sessums of Calvert, Texas; three grandsons Dallas Sessums, Scott Sessums and Bryant Sessums; one great grandson, one great granddaughter and one brother, Billy Ridgway of Corsicana, Texas.
Friends and Family will share memories of Flo from 5:00 until 7:00 PM on Tuesday, February 23, at Hillier Funeral Home, Bryan, Texas. Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, February 24, at the Sneed Memorial United Methodist Church in Calvert, Texas, with Pastor Ben Tibbs officiating. Graveside services will be held at Sunnyside Cemetery, Calvert, Texas.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Sneed Memorial United Methodist Church or Sunnyside Cemetery in Calvert.
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