Gwen S. Brister, 77, passed away Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, in Granbury. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Holly Hills Memorial Park. 

Gwen was born Nov. 23, 1935, in Fort Worth to Lee Massey McRay and Verna May Davis McRay. She married John H. Brister on Jan. 2, 1953, in Kennedale. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; a granddaughter, Tiffany Ann Brister; sisters, Dorothy Gray and Mary Eller; and brothers, Thomas McRay and William McRay.


Survivors include children, Herbert Lee Brister and Sandy Smith of Graham and Karan Rollins of Granbury; grandchildren, Melody Lynn Brister, John Herbert Brister II and Callie Lorene Rollins; and great-granddaughters, Abigail Crider and Charlotte Arizmendi.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.