Published 12:00 am Wednesday, September 10, 2008

WINONA, Texas — Stella Mae Massie, 83, of Winona, died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008, in Smith County.
She was born July 9, 1925, in Ironton, Ohio, a daughter of the late Robert Duty and Josephine Mayfield Duty. She worked for Henthorns Dry Cleaners in Ohio and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Winona.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lowell Massie; twin daughters and several sisters.
Survivors are a son, William Massie and his wife, Janet, of Winona; a sister, Helen Webb, of Ironton, Ohio; four grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
Graveside services were Monday at the Harris Creek Cemetery with the Rev. Tony Watson officiating.
Family visitation was Sunday. Arrangements were under the direction of Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home in Tyler. To offer condolences to the family, visit

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