GRANBURY - Lula M. Dempsey, 87, passed away Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, in Fort Worth.

Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 26 at Generations Church in Granbury with interment in Long Creek Cemetery in Hood County.

Lula was born Nov. 13, 1925, in Lamesa to Charles C. and Nora Mitchell White. She married Perry A. Dempsey on April 22, 1949, in Cleburne.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Betty Davis, Christine Smith and Charlene Whitworth; and brother, J.W. White.

Survivors include her husband Perry A. Dempsey, of Granbury; sons, Edwin W. Rentfrow and wife, Juvene, of Fort Worth and J.D. Dempsey and wife, Debbie, of Acton; daughter, Kathy Newton, of Granbury; granddaughters, Lori, Adrian and Jennifer; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Generations Church, 5718 Highway 377 E., Granbury, Texas 76049.