DeKALB, Texas—Carolyn E. Liles Voss, 70, of DeKalb died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, in a Texarkana, Texas, hospital.

Mrs. Voss was born Dec. 21, 1942, in Bowie County, Texas. She was retired from Medical Lodge and a former employee of Visiting Nurses Association. She was preceded in death by her husband, James H. Voss.

Survivors include three children, Sharon Martin and Patsy Kelley of DeKalb and Harold Voss of Farmerville, La.; 11 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and three nephews, John Hawkins and James Hawkins and Michael Bristow of DeKalb.

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church, DeKalb, with the Revs. Doug Wintermute and Todd Reed officiating. Burial will be in Woodmen Cemetery under direction of Bates Family Funeral Home.

Visitation will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 396, DeKalb, TX 75559.

Online registration is at

batesfamilyfuneralhome.com.



Published: 01/31/2013