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Gola Mae Liles, 81, passed away on January 13, 2018. She was born on January 1, 1937 to Joe and Lola (Smith) Dawdy.

Gola Mae retired from Daltile after 37 years of faithful service. She was an amazing singer and loved to play board games, cards and watch basketball on TV. She was also a huge fan of Perry Mason, Murder She Wrote and John Wayne movies. Gola Mae loved stuffed animals, especially teddy bears. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Seagoville, TX. She was a faithful Christian who loved the Lord. Above all, her family was her greatest pleasure in life and they will forever hold her memory in their hearts. Affectionately known as "Grandma Gola" by her grandchildren, she thoroughly enjoyed the time she spent with them.

Preceding her in death are her parents Joe and Lola Dawdy; husband of 61 years Jesse Liles; sister Helen Carroll and brother Jack Dawdy.

Those left to cherish her memory are her children: Darlene Straw and husband, Bill, Teresa Murphree and Connie Binz and husband, Richard, sister Ann Black; grandchildren: Lisa Moore, Billy Straw and Cristina Myrick; 9 (plus one on the way) great-grandchildren; and a host of extended family members and friends that will miss her dearly.

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