Gwylene Ann Jackson Tyeskie MacDonald
Gwylene Ann Jackson Tyeskie MacDonald
KILGORE β€” A private service will be held at a later date for Mrs. Gwylene Ann Jackson Tyeskie MacDonald, 67, of Kilgore, TX. Arrangements under the direction of Cunningham Funeral Home. Mrs. Gwylene Ann Jackson Tyeskie MacDonald of Kilgore, TX was born on August 18, 1952, to the parentage of the late Willis (Punk) and Martha Reeves Jackson. She united with St. John Baptist Church in (Steber Grove) at an early age. Gwylene attended Worthing High School in Houston, Texas. She also attended school in Chimney Rock Texas and furthered her education at Texas Southern College. Gwylene loved people and helped people with many selfless acts and would help anyone in need even if it were her last.
She worked as a flight attendant at Delta Airlines and upon moving to Kilgore she previously worked at Owl Flex for several years, Kilgore College, and was a caregiver for the disabled until her retirement. After retiring, she enjoyed cleaning her home. I mean really clean. Gwylene met and married Calvin Henderson of Conroe, TX and to this union one child was born Michelle Henderson. Later, she met and married Earl Buford β€œChummy” Tyeskie of Kilgore, TX and to this union four children were born. She met Lee Griffin of Liberty City, TX and to this union one daughter was born Martha J. Vaughn Griffin. Gwylene met Gary Wesley and to this union one son was born Javis Wesley. She met and married Donald MacDonald. She beat her battle with cancer on Sunday, February 9, 2020 in Longview, TX. She is preceded in death by her parents, grandfather Doc Reeves, and grandmother Lola Roberson Reeves. She leaves to cherish her memories four daughters Michelle Henderson of Memphis, Tennessee, Martha J. Vaughn Griffin of Kilgore, TX, Crystal (Tyeskie) Polk of Longview, TX, LaTiffany (Tyeskie) Soria of Longview, TX; three sons Michael Lee Griffin of Longview, TX, Ryan Tyeskie of Longview, TX, and Javis Wesley of Liberty City, TX; fifteen grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, a host of other relatives and friends. Special friend Audrey Mae Pegues of Kilgore, TX.

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Praying for strength and understanding to a dear friend of mines that I met at Vista College. I love and miss you dearly. I don't know what you going through but what I do know is whatever you are praying for I will be in agreement with you as I pray for your strength and understanding πŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œ

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