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Charlene Layne McCreight

December 20, 1929 - January 17, 2019

FORT WORTH — Charlene Layne McCreight, retired educator, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, January 17, 2019.
FUNERAL: Visitation: 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at Biggers Funeral Home, Lake Worth, Texas. Service: 10 AM Wednesday at Grace Community Assembly of God, Flower Mound. Interment: 4PM Wednesday at Union Gr…read more

FORT WORTH — Charlene Layne McCreight, retired educator, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, January 17, 2019.
FUNERAL: Visitation: 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at Biggers Funeral Home, Lake Worth, Texas. Service: 10 AM Wednesday at Grace Community Assembly of God, Flower Mound. Interment: 4PM Wednesday at Union Grove Cemetery in Troup, Texas. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made in her memory to: Roever Foundation, P.O. Box 136130, Fort Worth, Texas 76136, or online at roeverfoundation.org.
Charlene was born in December 1929, in Smith County, to Joseph and Savanah Layne. She graduated in 1946 from Salem High School in East Texas. She graduated from Texas Wesleyan College while working as an administrative assistant to the president and later earned her Masters degree from Texas Women’s University.
Early in her work life, Charlene served on staff at the Edna Gladney Home. Thereafter, she entered the field of middle school and primary education in the Eagle Mountain Saginaw School District.
After retirement, Charlene served as the President of District 11, Texas Retired Teachers Association. She also volunteered with the Educational Foundation hosting 7 foreign exchange students. Most recently, Charlene was a member of Grace Community Assembly of God.
She is survived by her daughter, Debra Spiegel and husband, Scott; son, James McCreight and wife, Linda; grandchildren, Savannah Brown and husband, Aeron; Suzanne Lanier and husband, Brad; Stone Spiegel; Elizabeth McCreight, Lauren McCreight; great grandchild, Addison Lanier; brother, Newburn Layne, wife, Ruth; sister-in-law Dianne Layne; and seven nieces and nephews.

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Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Biggers Funeral Home, Lake Worth, Texas


Service Information

Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Time: 10:00 am

Grace Community Assembly of God, Flower Mound, Texas


Cemetery Information

Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm

Union Grove Cemetery, Troup, Texas


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