GRACIE HINDSOctober 16th, 2020 | Paid Obituary
Mrs. Gracie Lee Hinds, 96, of Texarkana, Arkansas went home Monday, October 12, 2020 to be with her Savior and all her loved ones who preceded her in death. Mrs. Gracie was born June 19, 1924 in Hope, Arkansas to Terrence and Martha Rodgers. She was a nurse's aid and later became a domestic worker. She was a former member of St. John Baptist Church, Index, Arkansas under the leadership of Rev. Robert Lewis. She later moved to Venice, California where she joined the 88th St. Temple Church of God In Christ, serving under the late Bishop B.R. Benbow. She sung with the Sensational Wonders Group in the early 1900's. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Frank Trotter and Sam Hinds; one son, John Westly Trotter; her siblings, Zennia Greathouse, Sarah Moorehead, Anna Lovette, Rosie Ware, Rev. Jimmie Lee Rodgers and Jack Rodgers. She leaves to cherish her memory a special friend, Eddie Dean Jackson; one daughter Verlendo (Stan) Shavers of Texarakana; grandchildren, Kowanna (Martin) Strickland, Texarkana, Ferleshia (Carl) Dossey of Arlington, TX, Abretha Jordan of Mesquite, TX, Doretha (Andre) German, McKinney, TX, Lawanda Finley, Mesquite, TX, Dorkenua Finley and LaSonya Scroggins all of Texarkana, fourteen great grandchildren, six great-great grandchildren and number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Viewing for Mrs. Gracie will be 3:00-6:00 P.M. Friday at Lyles Funeral Home, Inc. A Homegoing Celebration for Mrs. Gracie will be held Saturday, October 17, 2020 at Chapelwood Memorial Garden with Min. LaTosha Trotter officiating. Interment to follow in Chapelwood Memorial Garden under direction of Lyles Funeral Home, Inc. PLEASE WEAR MASK TO BOTH SERVICE.