January 3, 1925 - March 11, 2017
Alline Dermid, age 92, of Richardson, Texas passed away peacefully on March 11, 2017. She was born on January 3, 1925 near Ashville, North Carolina as Margaret Alline and grew up with her mother Lucille (Walker) Rhoads and father Brasky Rhoads. She grew up on the family’s dairy farm and enjoyed riding horses and frequently told tales about her early life on the farm. Alline was a loving wife and mother, and embraced life with an adventurous spirit. Alline was a member of the First Baptist Church of Plano. She was once a model and enjoyed ballroom dancing and playing tennis. An avid trapshooter for over 40 years, she was elected in 2005 to the Texas Trap Shooting Hall of Fame along with her husband, John. She was preceded in death by her parents, and her daughter, Pamela McMullen. Alline is survived by her husband of over 60 years, John F. Dermid of Richardson; son, Forrest Dermid and wife, Cherie of Mansfield; son-in-law, Dan McMullen; grandchildren, Christopher McMullen and wife, Kalee of Fort Worth, Brittany McMullen of The Colony; Mary Alline Dermid of Denton, and Walter Dermid of Mansfield; one great-grandson, Aaro Farmer; sister, Betty Fore and husband, Ted of Camas, Washington; and nieces and nephews, Rick, Russ, Karen, Laurin and Matthew.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at ARIA Memorial Chapel in Dallas. A committal service will be held at 2:00 P.M., Thursday, March 16, 2017 at the Dallas Ft Worth National Cemetery with Dr. Craig Curry officiating. Pallbearers will be members of the family. Honorary pallbearers are Mickey Brackett, Joe Johnson, Gary Thompson, Jim Norwood, Ken Winn, Joe Hanson, Robert Franco, James Foster and Leland McKenzie. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or to a charity of one’s choice.
Arrangements are under the direction of
ARIA Cremation Service and Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75252