Gene Ivan Wall, 1938-2019


Memorial services for Gene Ivan Wall, 80, of Winnsboro were Saturday, April 6, at Cartwright Baptist Church with Doug Richey and Keith Sparkman officiating.

Mr. Wall was born in McKinney on Oct. 23, 1938, to Eugene and Nora (Dunn) Wall. He was raised in McKinney and later moved to Colbert, Okla. In 2012, he moved to Winnsboro.

Gene worked as a machinist and a prison guard in Bonham for 10 years and enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He is preceded in death by his mother and father.

Survivors include two sons, David Wall of Quitman and Harold Wall of Winnsboro; three daughters, Doretha Himelright of Pike, Diana Whitmire of Anna and Debbie Hodges of Virginia; three sisters, Jo Ann Lenhart of Lewisville, Linda Klimowski of Quitman, and Doris Wilson of Quitman; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.