Wanda Faye Elder Cousins, 88, of Hull, Texas passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 29, in Dayton surrounded by her loving family. She was born on January 8, 1931 in Frankell, Texas to John Clarence McKinney and Iva Lee Gray McKinney. She married William Dean Elder and they eventually settled down in Hull, Texas to raise their three boys.
Wanda was a loving mother and grandmother who loved attending her grandchildren’s various activities. She enjoyed square dancing, playing canasta and was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan. She worked at Hull State Bank and retired from Oil Well Production in Daisetta, Texas. Wanda was a long time member of Hull’s First Baptist Church.
Wanda was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brothers Clarence Lee, Thurman, Herman Paul, Clyde and Billy Wayne McKinney. She was also preceded in death by her grandson, Nathan Elder, whom she loved with all of her heart. She leaves behind to cherish her memory her loving husband of over thirty-three years, Frank Wesley Cousins; brother Douglas McKinney; sister-in-law Juanita; three sons, Dean Wayne Elder and wife Leigh Ann of Hull, James Kevin Elder and wife Jeanne of Houston, Jason Ross Elder and wife Darla of Huffman; six grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews and other loving family members and friends.
Honoring the family by serving as pallbearers are Cory Elder, Jordan Elder, Graylin Gradney, Dorian Herman, Clyde Cousins and Shane Cousins.
Friends are invited to visit with the family on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 from 5-8pm in the chapel of Allison Funeral Service, 1101 N. Travis Liberty, Texas 77575. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 10am at Allison Funeral Service with Pastor Jordan Elder officiating. A graveside service will immediately follow at Guedry Cemetery in Batson.
Condolences and memories can be shared with the family by visiting www.allisonfuneralservice.com