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Aileen (Humphfus) Sadler

November 28, 1923 ~ April 17, 2021 (age 97)


Mrs. Johnnie Aileen Sadler, 97, of Troup, Texas, went to be with the Lord on April 17, 2021, in Tyler, Texas. She was born November 28, 1923, in Tyler, Texas to the late John and Fannie Bet Akers Humphfus.

Funeral services for Aileen Sadler will be at 10:00 am, Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at Cottle Funeral Home Chapel, Troup with Reverend John Thomas officiating. Burial will be at Bradford Cemetery, Troup.

Visitation will be from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at Cottle Funeral Home, Troup.

Mrs. Sadler and her husband Gerald owned and operated Sadler’s Mobil Service Station and Auto Parts in Troup for 50 years, from 1947 until 1997. She enjoyed reading her Bible, her daily devotional, and cooking lunch for her family after church every Sunday. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Troup, where you would always find her sitting on her favorite church pew.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 66 years Gerald Sadler, parents, and sisters Paula Ables, Leola Stansbury, and Janell Elkins.

She is survived by her daughters, Barbara McElroy and husband Joe of Troup, Debbie Pratt and husband Steve of Denton; grandchildren, Amy Walters and husband Shane, Ryan Townsend and Damien Miller; great-grandchildren, Millard Eli Walters, Samuel Eugene Walters, George Edward Walters, Ethan Avery Miller.

Pallbearers will be Shane Walters, Ryan Townsend, Damien Miller, David Sadler, Bill Cabe, and Johnny Johnson.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Jim Carlyle, Claud Obar, Travis Thompson, and Jack Dickey.

Special thanks to the staff at Prestige Estates for taking such great care of our dear Mother.

Arrangements are under the direction of Cottle Funeral Home, Troup.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to First United Methodist Church of Troup, 202 E. Duval St, Troup, TX 75789, or Cameron - J. Jarvis Troup Municipal Library, 102 S. Georgia St, Troup, TX 75789.

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April 20, 2021

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Cottle Funeral Home, Troup
105 East Bradford
Troup, TX 75789

Funeral Service
April 21, 2021

10:00 AM
Cottle Funeral Home, Troup
105 East Bradford
Troup, TX 75789

Interment following funeral service
April 21, 2021

Bradford Cemetery
210 West Melton Street
Troup, TX 75789

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