Denise Karen (Stimac) Singletary, 70, of Lumberton, Texas passed away on Monday, January 14, 2019 surrounded by her loved ones. Though she had been ill for some time, she still loved life and her hobbies; in her last years she fought with strength and dignity, yet she made her transition with absolute grace. Denise was born on December 22, 1948 in Beaumont, TX to Frank and Bobbie Jean Stimac. Denise graduated from French High School and then worked as a hair stylist for many years. Wanting to change careers, Denise went to work for Handy Dan’s and became the first woman manager in Beaumont, TX; she excelled and loved working in retail. Denise enjoyed fishing, reading, the outdoors and gardening. She was a good cook, especially baking; but she loved going to the casino. In later years after retiring, she dedicated her time and focus on her family. One of her main sources of enjoyment was the special relationship she had with her great grandson, Jordan Everett Lamb, he was like a son to her. She was a member of the NRA and active in conservative political groups. Denise was a born-again Christian and was baptized; she loved attending Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Lumberton. Her presence and the essence of her spirit will be greatly missed.
Denise is preceded in death by her parents, Frank Roy, and Bobbie Jean (Priest) Stimac; a brother, Rodney Duane Stimac.
Denise is survived by two sons, Todd Singletary, and wife Lillie, and Brandon Singletary; a daughter, Shayna Celeste Langston; grandchildren, Britney C. Sommer, and husband, Allen, and Dyllan Rayne Mueller; great grandchildren, Jordan Everett Lamb, Julian Miller, Justus Miller, Abby Sommer, Liam Sommer, Ava Sommer, and Iverson “Ivy” Mueller; a sister, Rebecca Parsley; numerous other family members and friends.
“The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make His face shine upon you and be gracious to you; the Lord lift up His countenance upon you and give you peace.” Numbers 6:24-26.