Lena Christel Liles

September 18, 1944 ~ November 1, 2020 (age 76)


Lena Christel King Liles, 76, of Gary, Texas, passed away peacefully on November 1, 2020 in Heber Springs, Arkansas. She was born on September 18, 1944 in Corsicana, Texas, to the late Joel Thomas King and Ethel (Clifton) King. Funeral service will be at 10:00 AM on Friday, November 6, 2020 at Taylor Funeral Home, 511 Ross Graves Dr., Timpson, Texas, 75975, with Bro. Buddy Hall officiating.

Interment will follow at Tennessee Cemetery, FM 947, Timpson, Texas.

Lena was raised in Corsicana, Texas. Later in life she married Jack Liles and the two spent over 37 years together before his passing in 2018. Lena enjoyed time spent with her brother, Barry, in the woodshop building birdhouses. She loved watching Christmas movies, playing dominoes, and a good game of poker. Lena was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She enjoyed visiting with friends and family. Lena attended Heber Springs Apostolic Church when she was visiting with her son.

She is survived by her son, Louis Capps and wife Mary; daughters, Amy Henderson, Brenda Walthall, Tammy Henderson, Jennifer Jones, Nettie Capps, Jeanie Hutchins; brother, Leo Johnson; grandchildren, Holly Capps Dominguez, Ashley Capps, Tiffany Capps Acevedo and husband, David, Little Louis Darrell Capps, Amos Wiley Capps, Nettie Ann Capps, George Andrew Eric Capps, Carla Rebecca Rachelle Capps, James Thomas Capps, Timothy Miller and wife Amanda, Pinky Diane Fisher and wife Laura, Bobby Thomas, James Burke, Coy Ellis, Christopher Shropshire Jr.; 13 great grandchildren; nieces, Bettina King Humphrey and husband Bill, Elaine King Harper and husband Robert; nephews, Little Barney King II and wife Teralyn, James R. King and wife Kim; several great nieces and nephews; several great-great nieces and nephews; and a host of family and friends that will miss her dearly.

Lena is preceded in death by her husband, Jackie Liles; parents, Joel and Ethel King; brothers, James King, Barney King; and sister, Sarah King.

Pallbearers serving will be Billy Humphrey, Billy Humphrey Jr., James Burke, David Acevedo, Chris Shropshire Jr., Tiffany Acevedo.

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    Timpson, Texas 75975



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