LaVoyce Tennery, 86, of Waxahachie passed away Friday, April 18, 2008, in Waxahachie. She was born to the late Emmitt L. and Maude Embrey Scott on Feb. 13, 1922.

LaVoyce was a longtime member of Farley Street Baptist Church.  She was the wife of Thomas Odell Tennery, having been married June 21, 1940. LaVoyce was a graduate of Milford High School, class of 1940. She will be dearly missed by her family and everyone who knew her and loved her.

She is survived by her husband, Thomas O. Tennery of Waxahachie; son, Jimmy L. Tennery and his wife, Annie of Ennis; daughters, Gwyn L. Arnold and her husband, Douglas of Waxahachie, Tempye F. Kinnart and her husband, Bob of Waxahachie; 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister.

Services to celebrate her life were scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, April 21, at the Pat Boze Memorial Chapel of Wayne Boze Funeral Home with Pastor Richard Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery.

Visitation with the family was held from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, April 20, at Wayne Boze Funeral Home.

The family request that memorials be made to the Farley Street Baptist Church Building Fund.