November 9, 1919 - June 7, 2018
Funeral services for Mary Ellen Beall Pinkston, 98, of Arlington, formerly of Henderson, will be at 2:00 p.m., Monday, June 11, 2018 at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Joe Orr officiating. Family will receive friends following the service at the church. June 7, 2018 is truly a day of celebration as she transitioned from godly servant on earth to her eternal home in Heaven. She was born in Henderson, Texas in November 1919 to Ellen and Archie Beall, one of the three Beall brothers who started Bealls Department Store. She graduated from Henderson High School in 1937. She married Dowell Baker and they had three sons, David, Gilbert, and Jimmy. She later married Bennie Pinkston and they had one son, Larry. Mary Ellen will be most remembered for her strong faith and her capacity to love and care for her family and friends. Special thanks to her caregivers Mable Runnels, Care Path Hospice, and Meadowbrook Memory Care for their exceptional care. In lieu of flowers Mary Ellen requested donations to your charity of choice. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Harris and Franklin Beall, husband Bennie Pinkston, and sons, Gilbert Baker and Larry Pinkston. Survivors include: sons, David Baker and Jimmy Baker and his wife Lynda, daughters-in-law Barbara Baker and Bonnie Woehl and her husband Bobbie. Grandchildren, Antony Baker and his wife Melina, Tabatha Ainsworth and her husband Randy, Dowell Baker and his wife Tammy, Wendy Britton, James Baker and his wife Tania, Angela Plante, Kristin Halbrook and her husband Clayton, and Megan Neuhring and her husband Jimmy. Many great and great-great-grandchildren, and special nieces, Ann, Kathy, Sunny, and Angel. Condolences may be made online at www.crawfordacrim.com.
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