Tanya Ellison Mettlen

Funeral services for Tanya Ellison Mettlen, 34, of Burke, were held Sunday, July 28, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in the First Apostolic Church of Burke with Pastor Tommy Jackson, Reverend Wayne Clements, and Pastor Paul Mettlen, Sr. officiating.  Interment was in the Ryan Chapel Cemetery.
Tanya was born August 7, 1978 in Montgomery County, Texas and died Friday, July 26, 2013 at her residence.
Survivors include her husband of 15 years, Paul Mettlen, Jr. of Burke; sons, Joel Aaron Mettlen and Joseph Nathan Mettlen, both of Burke; parents, Larry and Aundrea Ellison of Burke; sister and brother-in-law, Misti and John Jones of Diboll; brother, Caleb Ellison of Burke and his girlfriend, Cristin Burton; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Pastor Paul Mettlen, Sr., and Debra Mettlen of Burke; sister-in-law and brother-in-law Amy and Kevin Lawrence of Hudson; maternal grandmother, Idell Thomas of Livingston; paternal grandmother, Mildred Ellison of Livingston; grandmothers-in-law, Pauline Hopson of Burke and Christine Bass; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and other relatives.
Carroway Funeral Home, Lufkin, directors