Emmadene "Deana" Stiles, a longtime resident of Midland, Tx passed away on July 17th 2017 at Kindred Hospital in Webster, Tx. She was born on April 21, 1932 in Proffitt, Tx to C.J. and Treva (Terry)Wooldridge. She graduated from Business College in Wichita Falls in 1948. She moved to Midland in 1962, and went on to work as an oil and gas secretary for close to forty years for Gulf Oil, Superior Oil & John L Cox, in Midland Tx. She was a member of the Reserve Officers Association League in Midland. She was a very loving Mother and Grandmother and very sweet and generous lady. In her retirement she enjoyed helping out and spending time with her Great Grandson. She enjoyed reading, collecting interesting dishes and solving crossword puzzles. She will be fondly remembered and sorely missed.
She was preceded in death by her Mother and Father, her beloved husband, John Stiles Jr., her sisters Louise Thompson and Celia Clayton, and a brother Clay Joe Wooldridge Jr.
She is survived by her Daughter, Teresa Pickett, of Galveston, Tx, Grandchildren Melissa Taylor and Andrew Pickett, of Galveston, a Great Grandson Logan Taylor, also of Galveston, Two sisters, Donna McClintock of Weatherford, and Christy Weeks of Newcastle, Tx & One brother, Terry Neil Woodridge, of Newcastle, Tx. & numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at the first United Methodist Church in Newcastle, Texas, and she will be buried in at the Proffitt Cemetery in Proffitt, Tx.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Kindred Hospice, 6700 West Loop South, Suite 250, Bellaire, Texas 77401.