Winnie Bell Fosreille
1/3/1918 - 3/2/2018
WinnieBell Whigham Forseille, passed away Friday, March 2,
Services will be 10:00 am Thursday, March 8, 2018 at
Bellmead Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jeff Anz officiating. Burial will be at
Restland Cemetery in Gatesville, Texas. Visitation will be 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at the funeral home.
WinnieBell was born in Coryell County, Texas on January 3,
1918 to Paul Whigham and Myrtle (Williams) Whigham. She celebrated her 100th birthday
with a wonderful party at The Atrium in Bellmead, TX. She graduated from
Teacherís College in San Marcos at a very young age. After moving to Waco, she
received her Masterís degree at Baylor University. Miss Winnie was a teacher in
several schools in Coryell County until moving to Bellmead in 1953 when she
became employed by La Vega ISD. She retired in the 80ís and began her travels
with friends on cruises and bus tours which she enjoyed immensely. She married
Frank Forseille in May of 1943 whom she met when his road crew came to Fort
Hood to build runways and roads. They enjoyed 34 years of marriage until Frank
passed away in 1977. Of this union they had one daughter, Francine Forseille
Huseby of McLennan County, TX. Miss Winnie enjoyed traveling, playing chicken
foot with her friends every week. Red Hat Club, working every year with the HOT
fair, attended the Flat, Texas Homecomings, the McLennan County Extension
office club meetings each month where she served in several offices.
Volunteering to deliver Meals on Wheels and at the Red Cross.
Her parents; her sister, Pauline Lockwood; her son-in-law,
John Huseby; and her godson, Greg Needham predeceased her.
She is survived by her daughter; her nephew, Bill Lockwood and
wife, Lynn; her niece, Marsha Skipper and husband, Miles; and nephew, Russell
Lockwood and wife, Carolyn.
Many thanks to the aids and nursing staff at The Atrium of
Bellmead for their care and assistance.
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