Rockdale,TX Class of 1965
Grace Gregory Eiland
October 9, 1989
Funeral services for Grace Eiland, 88, were held at 2 P.M. Wednesday, Oct. 11 graveside in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Rockdale, with Rev. Donald Dodge of St. John's United Methodist Church officiating.
Mrs. Eiland died Monday, Oct. 9, in Midland, where she had lived since 1980. She taught school for 42 years, mostly in Rockdale.
She was born Sept. 21, 1901 in Thorndale to Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Gregory. She was married to T. H. Eiland, who preceded her in death on April 1, 1976.
Mrs. Eiland is survived by one son, Charles Eiland of Midland, one grandson, William C. Eiland and one great-granddaughter, Mary Elizabeth Eiland, both of Midland; one brother, A. J. Gregory Jr. of Conroe and seven sisters, Modine Gregory of Cameron, Iris Gregory and Eloy Witcher of Corpus Christi, Ellie Richardson of Canyon Lake, Inell Gee of Pasadena, Mary Helze and Madolyn Sassman of San Antonio.
She was a graduate of Southwest Texas State University, and received her masters of education from the University of Houston. She was also a member of Texas State Teachers Association, Retired Teachers Association, Eastern Star of Rockdale and St. John's United Methodist Church.
Ellis Funeral Home - Midland
Rockdale Reporter, October 12, 1989