Obituaries

NELLIE JUNE DENNIS

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Nellie June Dennis of Iredell, Texas passed peacefully at home on August 4, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Earl Dennis of Iredell.

MARY BESS SPENCER HOLDITCH

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Mary Bess Spencer Holditch, age 82, passed away on Monday, July 13, 2020 at Addington Place in Houston, Texas. Mary was born in Mexia, Texas, on August 31, 1937 to Charles Roy Spencer and Bessie Ollie Brown Spencer.

JAMES OWEN BRONSTAD

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James Owen Bronstad, 95, long time resident of Corsicana, recently residing in Granbury, Texas, passed from this world on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 in the Glen Rose Medical Center-Hospital. James was born in Clifton, Texas on March 20, 1925 to Alma and O.M.

MARY ELIZABETH NELSON

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Mary Elizabeth Nelson age 101, of Clifton, passed away on July 23, 2020 at the Sunset Home in Clifton. Funeral services will be held on 10 A.M., Saturday, August 1, 2020 at the St.

CHARLIE OTTO AARS

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Charley Otto Aars, 60, passed from this earthly life to his divine, eternal life at his home in the Norse Community on July 14, 2020. Graveside services were held Friday, July 17, 2020, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Cemetery at Norse. Visitation was held Thursday, July 16, 2020, at Clifton Funeral Home.

NOBLE DEE CHASTAIN

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A giant of a man, Noble Dee Chastain, departed his earthly life to be with his Lord and Savior on July 17, 2020. A memorial service was held Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at St. Olaf Lutheran Church, in Cranfills Gap, Texas.

JAMES WILLIS (SONNY) PITTS

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James Willis (Sonny) Pitts, 78, of Clifton, passed from this life into eternal life with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at Goodall-Witcher Hospital. A service was held Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, interment will follow in the Norse Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service out in front of the church under the trees. There will be limited seating in the church due to covid restrictions and facial coverings are required.

RONALD PENN

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Ronald Penn of Clifton, Texas passed away at MD Anderson Hospital in Houston, TX on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 after a courageous battle with cancer. To honor his life, family and friends gathered at Davis Morris Funeral Home in Brownwood, Texas on Saturday, July 11, 2020, for a light lunch and family visitation. Graveside services followed at Cox Cemetery in Elm Grove, Texas with Pat Richardson officiating.

DORMA JANE WORD NICKELS

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Dorma Jane Word Nickels, 89, of Clifton and formerly of Meridian, passed away at the Goodall-Witcher Nursing Facility in Clifton on July 14, 2020. Funeral services were held Saturday, July 18, 2020 at the First Baptist Church in Meridian.

VALERIE OLIVIA ROWE GRAVES

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Valerie Olivia Rowe Graves, age 71, of Little River, Texas, passed away on June 23, 2020, in Temple, Texas. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, July 11, 2020, at the Valley Mills First Baptist Church with Pastor Don Johnson officiating under the direction of Foss Funeral Home and Cremation Center. Interment will be at Prairie Valley Cemetery near Whitney, TX. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service at the church. State mandated social distancing will be practiced at this event and mask are preferred.