November 7, 1947 - May 12, 2020
Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Carolyn Gillis Moore, 72, of Tyler, Texas will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 15, 2020 at the Youngblood Cemetery in Beckville, Texas with Bro. Jerry Phillips officiating. Burial will follow under the direction of Hawthorn Funeral Home. Mrs. Carolyn Virginia Gillis Moore was born November 7, 1947 in Marshall, Texas. She passed this life May 12, 2020 in Tyler, Texas. Carolyn was raised and schooled in Beckville, Texas graduating with the Bearcat class of 1966. She was a graduate of the Texas Women’s University in Denton and received her Master’s in Communication from Colorado State University. Mrs. Moore began her career in 4-H home demonstrations later working in real estate until her retirement. She was raised in the Methodist faith as a member of the Beckville U.M.C. She served many years on the Youngblood Cemetery Assoc. as the treasurer. Her passion was the Gillis family genealogy, researching the family history traveling across the United States. She is preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Charles and Danny “Bubba” Gillis; and a nephew, David Gillis Yarborough. Carolyn is survived by her sister, Pat Yarborough of Carthage; niece, Barbara Lown and husband John of Dallas and their children, Tyler Vandenburg and husband Josh of Dallas, Tate Lown and fiancé Gia Sullivan of Dallas, Blake Beers and husband Jerry of Redondo Beach, CA, and Brett Lown and wife Melanie of Austin; nephew; Brad Gillis and wife Susan of Carthage, and their children, Braiden Gillis of Beckville, Chandler Gillis and fiancé Marissa Snow of Mansfield; nephew, Blaine Gillis of Beckville; and niece, Cheri Gillis of San Antonio; numerous great-great nieces, nephews and a host of friends. The family suggests memorials to the Youngblood Cemetery Assoc. An online guestbook may be signed at www.hawthornfuneralhome.com.
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