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“Larry, my deepest sympathies to you and your family at your mother's passing. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless. ...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Douglas Maravolo - Roanoke, VA

“Dear All, I read the obituary after the services or I would have attended the funeral. I am so blessed to have cared for so many of your family. You...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Charles DuLaney, M.D. - McGregor, TX

“Larry, Cindy and family- We were so sorry to hear about your mom. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. The Family of Calvin & Mildred Adams (CABC...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Donna Zemanek - Hewitt, TX

“Cindy, I am very sorry to hear about your mother,I thought so much of her and your Dad. We always loved to meet with them at the morning coffee...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Joe Marshall - McGregor, TX

“With my most sincere thoughts of sympathy, Gary Merritt ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Gary Merritt - Waco, TX

“Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. God bless! ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Deborah/Kerry Tull - Waco, TX

“Dear Larry, Cindy and Family... We are so sorry to hear of your loss. I know your mom was the rock of your family and she will be deeply missed. You...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Janet Burrage Grigsby - TX

“Dear Cindy & Family, We were heartbroken to hear about the loss of your mother. We both worked at SWBT Co./AT&T with her & we were also involved...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Fran & Jadie Freeman - Hewitt, TX

“We are saddened to have not known of her passing. She was a bright spot in the dining room for my Mom. Our hearts go out to your family as you...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Barbara Fisher and Penny Hinson - TX


Lorraine Fuqua July 27, 1924 - June 28, 2013 Lorraine Fuqua of Woodway passed away Friday, June 28, 2013 at Regent Care Center. Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 2 at Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Chapel with Rev. Jerry Walters officiating. Burial will follow at Waco Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Monday, July 1 at Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Garden Room. Lorraine was born July 27, 1924 in Axtell, Texas to Robert C. (Con) Jones and Lillie Gummelt Jones. She was raised in the Cottonwood Community and graduated from Waco High School. She went to work for Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. as an operator in 1942 and retired 41 years later as a Marketing Rep. She loved her coworkers and they became an extension of her own family. She was active in the Telephone Pioneer organization where she held offices and helped run meetings. She married Mark Fuqua on June 5, 1943 and they shared over 66 years together. They raised two children and spent their lives at only one address. She was a member of Highland Baptist Church where she once taught Sunday School. Lorraine had an exceptional voice and loved to sing at weddings, funerals and family gatherings. She was preceded in death by: husband, Mark; her parents; her brother, Harold Dean Jones; half brother, Kenneth Jones and son-in-law, Doyle Gillham. She is survived by daughter, Cindy Fuqua Potts and husband, Franklin, of Woodway; son, Larry Fuqua and wife, Gail, of Grapevine; grandsons Matthew Gillham and wife, Keely, Mark Gillham and wife, Amy, and Cody Fuqua and wife, Megan, ; step granddaughter, Dawn Hogue and husband, Russell; Franklin's children, Marshall, Darrell and Heather; 7 grandchildren; 6 step grandchildren; half sister, Pat Wright of Waco; and several nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to Waco Humane Society. The family invites you to leave a message or memory in our "Memorial Guestbook" at www.WilkirsonHatchBailey.com. Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey