Seven Points EDC leader dies

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : October 23, 2013

Nelda ‘Jeanie’Jean Hulsey

Nelda ‘Jeanie’
Jean Hulsey

Monitor Staff Reports
SEVEN POINTS–Longtime civic leader and businesswoman Jeanie Hulsey died Oct. 20 after a fierce battle with cancer. She was 81.
A memorial service celebrating her life is set for 10:30 a.m. Friday (tomorrow) at the Cedar Creek United Methodist Church in Tool. Pastor Chuck Weber and former county judge David Holstein will officiate. A grave side service will follow at 3 p.m. at Moore Memorial Park in Arlington. A visitation with family members will be held at Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank from 6-8 p.m. Thursday (today). Personal tributes may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.
In her retirement years, Hulsey was instrumental in getting the financing to build The Library at Cedar Creek Lake in the ’90s, while she served on the Economic Development Corporation in Seven Points. “Under her leadership, Sonic and Wings restaurants, along with a few other businesses opened in the city,” former Seven Points mayor Gerald Taylor told The Monitor.
Her family has composed a lengthy obituary, covering her many accolades as a business- woman in the world of professional bowling. See page 5B.