Fannie Marie Carlisle


Fannie Marie Carlisle, 86, died Jan. 31, 2013 in Granbury.

She was born Dec. 11, 1926 in Knox City, Texas. She was a graduate of Knox City High School and a graduate of Draughen’s Business College, Lubbock, Texas.

Married James Douglas Carlisle Aug. 17, 1946 in Knox City, Texas. He preceded her in death on Sept. 15, 1995.

Long-time resident of Kress, Texas. She moved to Granbury in 2003.

Fannie worked as a bookkeeper at Farmer’s Elevator in Kress from 1963 to 1966. In 1966, Fannie became the high school librarian at Kress ISD and served in that job until her retirement in 1989.

She was a member of the Kress First Baptist Church and served in various organizations. Sharing her faith and hope in Jesus Christ was very important to her. She was a great example to her family and always encouraged them to follow Christ.

She was a longtime member of Eastern Star and the Kress Study Club. Her favorite hobby was shopping, and she was a charter member of the PBSA, Professional Bargain Shopper’s Association.

Fannie is survived by Mike and Anja Carlisle of Granbury and Jim and Traci Carlisle of Carrollton, granddaughter Jessica and husband Scott Rowe of Allen, and grandson Ross Carlisle of Denver, Colorado, and three great-grandchildren, Emerson, Hayden and Lincoln, sister Mary Lou DuFour and husband Roy of San Clemente, California, and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Visitation: Wiley Funeral Home in Granbury from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, and visitation at Kornerstone Funeral Home in Plainview from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, 2013.

Graveside services: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013 and memorial service at noon at the First Baptist Church Kress.

The family suggests memorials to the Kress Cemetery Association or a favorite charity.