Catherine Oleta Gallman

Catherine Oleta Gallman, 90, of Old River Winfree, Texas, passed away on Monday, September 28, 2020. She was born on May 9, 1930, in Talpa, Texas to Alvin Wesley Taylor and Irene M. Byrd Taylor. Oleta loved going for car rides on the weekends whether it was to the beach or to go out to eat. She enjoyed being outdoors while working in her yard. Oleta will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.

She was preceded in death by her former husbands, Curly Gallman and Robert Thomas; parents, Alvin and Irene Taylor; son, Johnny Thomas; brother, Jimmy Taylor; and son-in-law, Hubert Yates.

Oleta is survived by her children, Catherine Taylor and husband James, Wanda Yates, James Thomas and wife Cookie, Gerald Thomas and wife Nora, and Douglas Thomas; siblings, Frances Thomas, Georgia Swanner, Kenneth Thomas, and Vernon Thomas; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren; and a host of extended family and friends.

Memorial services will be held at 10:00a.m. on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at Sterling Funeral Home, 602 N. Main St, Dayton, TX 77535.

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Before creating Bluebonnet News in 2018, Vanesa Brashier was a community editor for the Houston Chronicle/Houston Community Newspapers. During part of her 12 years at the newspapers, she was assigned as the digital editor and managing editor for the Humble Observer, Kingwood Observer, East Montgomery County Observer and the Lake Houston Observer, and the editor of the Dayton News, Cleveland Advocate and Eastex Advocate. Over the years, she has earned more than two dozen writing awards, including Journalist of the Year.

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