Dateline: June 14, 2007
Price McMahan Binks, died February
20, 2007, in Tucson, AZ.
Memorial services were held
Friday, June 8, at 9:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Wheeler.
She was born July 17, 1918, on a
ranch 15 miles east of Wheeler to John Riley Price and Cora Jane Wood
Price. Later her family moved into town. After her father was elected
sheriff and tax collector of Wheeler County, they lived at the jail, and
that experience provided the material for many family stories. Elise
married John F. McMahan in July 1938. The couple had four children.
After receiving her beauticianís
license, she ran her own salon. Always a talented seamstress, she enjoyed
craft projects and later built a sewing and alterations business in
She was preceded in death by her
husbands John McMahan and Harold Binks as well as a brother Ronald Price.
Survivors include her brothers
Neel and Lee Price and her children Nanda Twaweek and husband Jack, Don
McMahan and wife Kathy, Danny McMahan and wife Cheryl, Rebecca Mendoza and
husband Frank, loving grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and a
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