Arleene Gammill, of Mason, passed away on Sunday, January 24, at the age of 68, after a courageous battle with cancer. Arleene is survived by her husband Gene Gammill of Mason, a son John Gammill and wife Angela of Mason, 3 grandchildren Ethan McKinney, Julian Gammill and Christian Gammill, a brother-in-law Ben Gammill and wife Clellene of Kingsland a nephew Josh Gammill and numerous cousins.
Arleene was born in Brady, TX, on August 31, 1941, to Alvin William Arhelger and Veda Louise Behrens Arhelger. She attended Abilene Christian College for 3 years and on June 9, 1962, she married Gene Gammill in Mason. Places they called home included Llano and Mason.
Arleene was a dedicated member of the Mason Church of Christ and was involved in many community activities. She was a past –president of Riata, a former member of the Llano Culture Club, the Gooch Cemetery Association, the Historical Commission, the Hospital Board in Mason, and also involved with Ft. Mason. Most of all, she was a loving wife, mother and grandmother dedicated to her family. Arleene enjoyed spending time outdoors working in her yard and gardening. She liked to cook and bake for her family and she especially enjoyed spending time with her grandkids.
Funeral services for Arleene Gammill will be held on Wednesday, January 27, at 10:30 a.m. in the Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Wayne DeDear leading the services. Interment will follow in the Gooch Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are James Kingston, Corky Mueller, Josh Gammill, Bobby Capps, Kirby Groves and Mark Kruse. Honorary pallbearers are Tommy Splittgerber, Robin Lee, Thom Canfield, George Brannies, tim Martin and Kendal Hemphill. Visitation with the family was Tuesday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. at Mason Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials in Arleene’s memory be made to the Mason County Cancer Benefit at any local Mason bank.
Condolences may be sent to the family at masonfuneralhome.net