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Thursday, December 17, 2020
Starts at 11:00am (Central (no DST) time)
Memorial services for Belinda Sue Lansdale, 60, will be held on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at 11:00am at the First United Methodist Church in Gilmer with Rev. Matthew Smith and Annette Breazeale officiating under the direction of Croley Funeral Home. She went to be with her heavenly father from her home in Gilmer, on Saturday December 12, 2020, surrounded by her family. A private grave side service for the family will be held following the funeral at Sunset Memorial Park in Gilmer.
Belinda Sue McCurry Lansdale was born to Ina Mae McCurry and Weldon Collins in Greenville, Texas on January 1, 1960; however she spent the remainder of her life in Gilmer, Texas. She married her high school sweetheart, Robert E. ”Bob” Lansdale on June 10, 1977 and raised two children Robert Adam Lansdale and Lacey Elizabeth Lansdale Lewis. She attended Gilmer High School. Belinda Sue worked at Bank of America, Arkla Gas, and later settled in at First National Bank of Gilmer where she was “employee of the year” in 2005, retiring as an assistance manager/teller there, due to medical complications with almost 20 years of service.
Belinda Sue was known for being the most caring and generous person ever, would who go above and beyond for her family, friends and customers. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Sue loved kids and would never turn away anyone in need. There were occasions that she was known to give money out of her own pocket to bank customers in need. She took in several of her children’s friends as her own and made sure they always had a place to stay and a loving embrace to fall back on. During her children’s teenage years, Sue was known as the “cool mom” because of her loving demeanor. Her smile was contagious and would light up the room.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Dewey B. McCurry, Aunt Bettie Arrington, Uncle Dewey B. McCurry, Jr., her brother Weldon James McCurry, step-father Ross Robertson, and mother-in-law, Martha Lansdale. She is survived by her loving and devoted husband, Robert ‘Bob’ Lansdale, and her children Robert Adam Lansdale and Lacey Elizabeth Lansdale Lewis and husband Jeff, her mother Ina Mae Robertson, aunts Maggie Williams and Sally Holiday, sisters Machelle Ann Patterson and husband Donald and Lisa Langston and husband Gene, brothers Franky Collins and wife Debbie, Wendell Shelton and wife Bobbie, James Alton Murrell, step-brother Mark Robertson and wife Kim, grandchildren Cameron Gouak, Mason Manning, Landen Manning, Brayden Lansdale and Harper Lewis, sister-in-law, Claudia Darnell, and many nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers for the service are Adam Lansdale, Jeff Lewis, Jessie Perkins, Eric McCurry, Nathan Shelton, and Ryan Gay
The family wishes to express their appreciation to Traditions Health, Nurse Leslie and Machelle Ann Patterson for their loving care and attention during Belinda’s illness. To honor Belinda’s memory, the family request that you make donations to your church or the charity of your choice.