Edith Lucille "Lou" Stewart Post


Edith Lucille "Lou" Stewart Post

Edith Lucille "Lou" Stewart Post, 79, of Lufkin, was born September 15, 1928, in Garner, Arkansas, the daughter of the late Dora Ellen (Burson) and Everett A. Stewart. She passed away on Thursday, March 6, 2008, in a Lufkin hospital.

Mrs. Post was a retired teacher, having taught at the Corpus Christi Catholic School in Houston. She was also a homemaker and a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and sister. Mrs. Post graduated from Our Lady of the Lake College in San Antonio in 1949, and married the love of her life, Gerald G. Post, on September 14, 1949. She has been a resident of Lufkin since 1969. She was a member of the Hardworker's Club in Lufkin, as well as serving as a Girl Scout leader and as a Boy Scout den mother. Mrs. Post was a member of Highland Park Methodist Church in Dallas.

Survivors include her son, David Lawrence Post of Lufkin; son and daughter-in-law, William Charles and Philis Post of San Antonio; daughter, Carol Post Langley of Granbury; two grandsons, Alex Post and Cody Post; sister and brother-in-law, Jo Anne and J.A. Smith of Texarkana; stepbrother, Dr. Harwin Jamison of Dallas; aunt, Martha Smith of Malibu, California; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Preceding Mrs. Post in death were her husband of 42 years, Gerald G. Post, on February 24, 1992; her parents; and her brother, Charles Stewart.

Expressions of sympathy in Mrs. Post's memory may be made to the Salvation Army, 412 S. Third, Lufkin, TX 75901; or to the Alzheimer's Association, 304 N. Raguet, Suite C., Lufkin, TX 75904.

Services for Mrs. Post will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 10, 2008, in the Elwyn M. Gipson Memorial Chapel in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park with Rev. Carol C. Turner officiating. Interment will follow in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park.

Friends are invited to visit with the family prior to the service Monday morning at the Elwyn M. Gipson Memorial Chapel.

Gipson Funeral Home; Philip Snead, director