Elizabeth Sue Castillo
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Elizabeth Sue Castillo
  • August 10, 1938 - August 14, 2017
  • Mesquite, Texas

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Elizabeth Sue Castillo, age 79, passed away on Monday, August 14, 2017 in Mesquite, Texas. She was born on August 10, 1938 in Rockwall, Texas to Timothy Deason Osburn and Ella Lee Deason. Elizabeth was raised in Forney, Texas and attended Forney schools.



She married Joe Castillo on January 13, 1954 and the couple had three children. She was a homemaker and housewife, tending to a family that she adored caring for.



In her spare time Elizabeth enjoyed playing card games, loved working on word searches and crossword puzzles, and reading. She loved taking care of the animals in her life that ranged from horses, to chickens, to bunnies, to dogs and even a pig. She enjoyed making leather wallets and working at the Mesquite Rodeo and the State Fair of Texas.



Her family will always remember her as a happy person, a wonderful grandmother and mother. She was always there when you needed someone to talk to and would help anyone that needed help. She could and loved playing jokes on people.



She is preceded in death by her husband Joe Castillo; daughter Emily Lawrence; mother Ella Osburn; father Timothy Osburn; brothers Curtis Osburn, Eddy Osburn, Timothy Osburn Jr. (Buddy); sisters Ruth Fulgham, and Inafay Millican (Doodle); and Granddaughter Katherine Lawrence (Katy).



Elizabeth is survived by her two sons Matthew Castillo (Tanya) and Mikel Castillo (Mary); daughter-in-law Louise Castillo; Son-in-law Don Lawrence; sisters Jane Douglas, and Freda Horton; Grandchildren J.J. Castillo (Desiree), Michelle Mayne (Will), Heather Baker (Jeremy), Jasmine Lawrence (Jeff); step-grandchildren Timey Lester and Tabatha Lester; great-grandchildren Tristan Castillo, Sierra Castillo, Gage Castillo, Chasey Mayne, Nova Mayne, Fynn Honeycutt, Colton Baker, Allison Baker, Kaylee Baker, and Mason Baker.