GILMER Funeral services for Robert Wade Andrews Sr., 90, of Gilmer, will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007, at Croley Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Robert Phillips officiating. Private burial will follow at Gilmer City Cemetery.

He passed away on Friday, Sept. 28, 2007, in Gilmer.

Mr. Andrews was born on Dec. 17, 1916, in Brown County to Carl and Florence Looney Andrews. He was a farm manager, rancher and a member of Gilmer First United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Martha Andrews of Gilmer; daughter and son-in-law, Elaine and Andie Stracener of Longview; brother, Carl Looney Andrews of Brownwood; sister, Isola Long of Brownwood; three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Mashburn Andrews in 2005, and sister Maida Mullins.

Visitation will be from 2 to 3 p.m. today at the funeral home.