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Esterline Dabbs Hines

   Esterline Dabbs Hines, 88 of Vernon, died on Monday, July 4, 2016 in Vernon. Services will be Thursday, July 7, 2016 at 11 a.m., at Sullivan Funeral home Chapel with Rev. Earley Williams III and Rev. Willie King officiating. Interment will be held at Wilbarger Memorial Park under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.
   Hines was born Nov. 22, 1927 in Mount Pleasant. She was the daughter of the late Gertrude Dabbs. She married Marlin Hine on Dec. 29, 1945 in Mount Pleasant.  He preceded her in death on Nov.  24, 2010. She was a Nurse Aide Tech II for 20 years at Vernon State Hospital.  She was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church.
   Surviving are sons, Peter Hines of Vernon, Marlin Hines, Jr. of Abilene, Trozie Black of Dime Box; one daughter, Romona Herndon of Fort Worth; 17 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by sons, Richard Hines and Charles Hines, and daughter, Winona Hines Wiley.
   Visitation will be Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Sullivan Funeral Home.
   Memorials can be made to St. Jude’s Children hospital of favorite charity.
   Online condolences may be made to the family at


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