Oleta Lois Huckaby (1915-2012)

Oleta Lois Huckaby, age 96, of Austin passed away Thursday, May 31, 2012.

Oleta was born, July 12, 1915 in Coryell County to Mattie and Lymon Hollingsworth and lived all her life in Texas. She lived on farms or dairies and was the typical farmer’s wife with hard work and doing without until 1989. That year she and Pete, to whom she was married 69 years, moved into Onion Creek Village senior apartments in Buda. Oleta and Pete were members of the Onion Creek Senior Citizens Center in Buda where they both contributed many handmade crafts for fundraising events for the center.

Since 2007 she has lived in West Oak Rehab and Nursing where she was lovingly cared for and content. Oleta was a lifelong Baptist, the last several years her membership has been at Manchaca Baptist Church.

Her family included; LaDelle Newton (deceased); Carlene Cleveland (Ray) and Lester Huckaby (Linda); 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. A graveside service was held June 2, 2012 at Live Oak Cemetery, Manchaca.

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