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Della M McCann

February 21, 1934 ~ October 22, 2018 (age 84)

Della Marie Lyons-McCann, “Dee”, 84, of Highlands, Texas, passed away on Monday, October 22, 2018. She was born on February 21, 1934 in Fields, Louisiana to Lester O. Lyons and Constance “Connie” Latica Elliott-Lyons-Smith. Dee was Spirit Filled and loved the Lord Jesus Christ; she was the Pastor of Church of the Sheppard’s Hand in Arlington, TX. Dee enjoyed gardening and loved the Fall time of the year when all the leaves were changing color. Dee had many talents from making porcelain dolls, quilting by hand, crocheting and knitting, scrapbooking, and painting oil paintings. Dee will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.

She is preceded in death by her son, Jerry P. Guillot; father, Lester O. Lyons; mother, Constance “Connie” Latica Elliott-Lyons-Smith; stepfather, Vernon L. Smith; sister, Constance “Betty” Elizabeth Lyons-Jeffers; and brothers, Lester “Buddy” F. Lyons, Hartwell “Sonny” H. Lyons, and Vernon L. Smith, Jr.

Dee is survived by her beloved husband, Francis “Frank” T. McCann; daughter, Crystal R. Guillot-Watkins and husband Billy D.; grandchildren, Thomas D. Watkins, Victoria A. Watkins, Jerry D. Guillot, and Janice D. Guillot; and a host of extended family and friends.

A visitation for family and friends will be held on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm at Sterling-White Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 1:00pm. Interment will be in Sterling White Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Sterling White Funeral Home, 11011 Crosby-Lynchburg Rd., Highlands, Texas 77562. To send the family condolences please visit

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