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Mary Ellen (Greening) Rambin

January 23, 1931 ~ January 15, 2024 (age 92) 92 Years Old

Mary Rambin Obituary

Funeral Services for Mary Ellen Rambin, 92, of Appleby, will be held at 2:00pm, on Saturday, January 20,2024. Interment will follow at Bethal cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1:00 to 2:00pm on Saturday, January 20,2024 at Garrison Funeral Home.

Mrs. Rambin passed away on January 15,2024 in Livingston. She was born January 23,1931 in Appleby, Texas.

Mary was born in Appleby, Texas to James Claude “Boney” and Mary Lee (Broach) Greening on January 23,1931.  Born and raised in Appleby, she lived her lifetime in the Appleby and Cedar Bluff communities. She attended school in Appleby until 1945 but didn’t return back to school so she could help her mom with housekeeping and rendering of her siblings while her mother was pregnant which caused her to lose her life during childbirth in 1946. On June 3,1948 she was united in marriage with Floyd Oliver Rambin at the home of Bro. Garrard in Nacogdoches. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 1998, just eight months before he unexpectedly passed away in January of 1999. She worked as a housewife, also at Bright Coop Company, Moore Business Forms, and Brookshire Brothers of Nacogdoches until 1975. She retired from the family poultry farm with Floyd in 2002. She enjoyed gardening flowers, fruits, and vegetables, especially turnip greens. Mary leaves behind a wonderfully large family. She never met a stranger. Always had a hot cup of coffee or cold tea and piece of cake or pie ready to serve. She is very loved and will be deeply missed.

Mary is survived by her daughters, Linda Joyce Nix of Nacogdoches and Patsy Ann Hays and husband, Donald G. Sr. of Nacogdoches; sons Floyd O. (Buddy) Rambin Jr. and wife, Donna of Garrison and Ricky Lynn Rambin and wife, Marla of Livingston; grandchildren, Jason, Glenn, Christy, Floyd III, Shawn, Natashia, and Natalie; great grandchildren, Brittany, Cody, Eli, Owen, Tyler, Grace, Ebriaham, and Danyial; great-great grandchild, Harley; siblings, Margarette Broussard, Mayburn Greening Sr., Homer Greening; and numerous nieces and nephews in which she loved dearly.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, F.O. Rambin Sr.; son, Richard Glenn; brothers, Bobby Greening, Gary Greening Sr., James (Jack) Greening, and Donald Greening, sister, Sadie Sparks and great granddaughter Madison Niemtschk.

Serving as Pallbearers are Glenn Hays, Jason Nix, Chase Rambin, Brandon Rambin, Floyd O. Rambin III, and Cody Hays.

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January 20, 2024

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Garrison Funeral Home
886 U.S. Highway 59 N
Garrison, TX 75946

Funeral Service
January 20, 2024

2:00 PM




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