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Lexie June Liles

June 23, 1933 — May 28, 2023

Lexie June Liles, 89, passed away on May 28, 2023, in Rockwall, TX. She was born on June 23, 1933 in Anadarko, OK, to Willie C Nix and Nora Mae Hudman.

Lexie married her sweetheart, Johnnie Liles on May 23, 1949 in Henderson, TX. They soon moved to Dallas, TX where they remained to raise their loving family.

Lexie loved so many things like:

- gardening and tending to her roses- spending time with her family

- sewing special handmade blankets for her family and friends

- visiting loved ones often

- listening to country music while cooking

- shopping for others because she was such a generous person

Lexie is survived by daughters Carolyn (Russell) of Forney, LaJuana (Steve) of Richardson, Barbara Liles of Dallas, son Todd (Judy) of Rowlett, Son-in-law Fred Threatt of Forney, 10 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, and 13 great-great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband, Johnnie Liles, son Johnnie William "Little Johnnie", daughter Doretta "Jo" Threatt, grandson Steven "Lynn" Smith II, great-great grandson Eli Liles Rodriguez, parents, and siblings.

Lexie was a devoted Wife, Mother and Grandmother, wonderful Aunt, Cousin, and friend to many. She will be dearly missed by all that knew her.

Lexie's visitation/service will be held on Friday, June 2, 2023 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at New Hope Funeral Home at 500 US-80, Mesquite, TX 75182. Immediately following at 1:30 pm, Lexie will be laid to rest next to the love of her life and her sweet baby boy at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, 4600 N Beltline Road, Dallas, TX 75182.



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A wife, a mother, a grandma too,

This is the legacy we have from you.

You taught us love; you gave us strength.

A stronger person would be hard to find, and in your heart, you were always kind.

You fought for us all in one way or another, not just as a wife, not just as a mother.

For all us you gave your best, now the time has come for you to rest.

So go in peace, you've earned your sleep, your love in our hearts, we'll eternally keep.

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Service Schedule

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Friday, June 2, 2023

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

New Hope Funeral Home - Stateroom A

500 US-80, Sunnyvale, TX 75182

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Friday, June 2, 2023

1:30 - 2:30 pm (Central time)

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