Leo Gallaway

Feb. 17, 1915 – Oct. 13, 2016

Leo Wolff Gallaway, age 101, of Flat, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, in Temple. Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, at Scott’s Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Bob Phillips officiating. Burial followed at Flint Creek Cemetery. She was born on Feb. 17, 1915, in the Seattle community of Coryell County, now part of Ft. Hood. She was the daughter of the late William Frederick and Dosha Dixon Wolff. She attended schools in Seattle, County Line and graduated high school at The Grove. She married J.T. Gallaway on Sept. 7, 1935, in a vehicle in front of Bro. Ollie Williams home. Leo accepted Christ in her life as a teenager and was baptized in Owl Creek by Bro. Williams. She was a lifetime member of Cold Springs Baptist Church. She loved being a housewife, taking care of her family and enjoyed having guests drop in and visit. She also loved gardening, flowers, cooking and all kinds of needlework. She was always busy, loved her extended family and enjoyed family get-togethers. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, J.T. Gallaway in 1992; eight brothers, Charlie, Edd, Alvie, Huey, Otto, Buck, Dodie and Herman; and an infant sister, Geneva. She is survived by her daughter, Cathy (Susie) Truss and husband, Bill; son, Tim Gallaway and wife, Lisa; four grandchildren, David Truss and wife, Lisa, Jeff Truss and wife, Julia, Angel Heath and husband, Cliff and Ty Gallaway; 11 great-grandchildren, Jake, Skye, Jett, Jill, Natalie, Isaac and Austin Truss, Hunter, Hannah, Colt and Cash Heath; and several nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to Cold Springs Baptist Church or the Flint Creek Cemetery Association.  

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