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Athens, TX 75751
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Obituary for Wilna Ruth Cave

Wilna Ruth “Skeet” Cave of the Bethel Community passed away at the age of 99 on Monday,
May 8th, 2017 at 12:20 am at ETMC, Athens. She was born January 14, 1918 in Van Zandt
County to Edd and Mamie Watson Graham.
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm, Thursday afternoon, May 11 at Bethel Christian
Church with Rev. Mike Baldwin officiating. Burial at Oaklawn Memorial Park. Visitation is
Wednesday evening, May 10, 5:30 -7:30 pm at Carroll & Lehr Chapel.
“Skeet” was a beloved member of the the Bethel Community for most of her life. She was a
hairdresser at The Athenian Beauty Salon before opening her own shop in Bethel. In later years
she worked as an aide at Bethel Elementary, Athens Elementary and at Perry Brothers.
She was preceded in death by husband James P. Cave (1983), daughter Sue Anthony (1991),
son-in-law Happy Chisolm (2002) and son-in-law Charles Anthony (2009).
She is survived by daughters Cheryl Chisolm of College Station, Debbie (Leland) Lambright of
Chapel Hill, granddaughters Charla Johnson of Eustace, Kim Rudd of Tyler, grandsons James
Anthony (Lisa) of Bethel, Chad (Karena) Chisolm of Dallas, Ryan (Jill) Chisolm of College
Station; great grandchildren Colt (Lisa) Anthony of Bethel, Ashley Anthony of Payne Springs,
Meggan Karsan (Arjun) of Austin, Madeline (Dylan) Weske of Waco, Baylee Rudd and Tanner
Rudd of Tyler, Katherine Chisolm and Bridget Chisolm of Dallas, Alan Duchmasclo, Ryan
Duchmasclo, Nate Duchmasclo, Preston Chisolm and Lauren Chisolm of College Station; greatgreat-grandchildren Codie Anthony and Brayden Anthony of Bethel, Emily Mosley of PayneSprings and Hannah McCurry of Las Vegas, Nevada. Brother, Ralph Graham of Waco, Sister, Loma Chandler of Madison, Florida, Sister-in-laws Winkie Cody of Gun Barrel City and
Catherine Cave of Dallas. Special cousins Alice & Jim Riddle and Liz Bell of Arizona.
Active pallbearers are nephews: Kenneth Graham, Mike Graham, Randy Graham, Bob
McDaniel, Gary Garner, Mike Cody and Jerry Reed.
Honorary pallbearers are nephews: Jack Reppond, Rodney Graham, Ronnie Blalack, Steve
Dillard, C. T. Shackelford, Brad Fraser, Ronnie Richardson, Chet Ranger, Rex French and Eric
Memorials may be directed to Bethel Christian Church, 10888 CR 3817, Athens, Texas 75751.
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