In loving memory


Thursday, August 22, 2019, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm at R. W. Owens Funeral Chapel, 200 S Santa Fe, Wolfe City, Texas 75496

Funeral Service

Thursday, August 22, 2019, 5:00 pm at Mt. Carmel Cemetery Chapel, Wolfe City, Texas 75496


Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Wolfe City, Texas 75496

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Frankie Estell Gregory passed away August 15, 2019 at her daughter’s home in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  She was born to William Manferd and Oreta Fulton Oneal Watson October 27, 1928 in rural Hunt County, Texas.

Frankie graduated from Wolfe City High School.  She married the love of her life, William (Bill) Gregory.  She was the Worthy Matron in 1990 for the Haworth O.E.S. #471 of Eastern Star.  She enjoyed genealogy and was a member of Daughters of the American Revolution, gardening and was a member of the Dallas Garden Club, studying and reading the Bible, old TV westerns including The Rifleman, Bonanza, and anything with John Wayne.

Frankie attended Baptist churches.

Frankie is survived by her daughters: Sandra Kay Henderson and Shirley Ann Gregory Ferguson, grandchildren: Steven Andrew Ferguson, William Cade Henderson, Sarah Lisbeth Ferguson Bytyqi, Gregory Steede Ferguson, Jessica Lauren Henderson.  She is also survived by her great-grandchildren: Alyssa Brook Del Valle, Stephanie Renee Ferguson Talley, Baylee Nicole Ferguson, Cameron Andrew Ferguson, Ari William Bytyqi, Dashnor Henry Bytyqi, Nora Estelle Bytyqi, Serenity Sky Ferguson.  Frankie is also survived by the following great-great-grandchildren: McKinley Rae Talley, and Klyde Easton Talley, and siblings: Nancy Louise Watson Parsons, Dewey Edmond Watson, Joe Allen Watson, William Don Watson, Jerry Kelly Watson, Medford Dewayne Watson, Danny Oneal Watson, and Debra Kim Watson Martin.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and the following siblings: Glenn Ray Watson, Frances Marie Watson Collins, and Darrell Lynn Watson.

Visitation will be Thursday, August 22, 2019 from 3:30 until 4:30 P.M. at Owens Funeral Chapel in Wolfe City.  The funeral will be at 5:00 P.M. at Mt. Carmel Cemetery Chapel.  Interment will follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery.