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Jewell Faye Green Nessel, 87 passed away peacefully Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016. She was born July 8, 1929, in Gomez, Texas, to Elmer and Addie Green. She grew up the fifth child of a family of seven. She married Norvin John Nessel in Ropesville, Texas,
July 6, 1946, two days before her 17th birthday. Her and her husband, Norvin, spent the next 20 years living and working with their four children in the Levelland, Texas area.
In 1965, the whole family, except daughter Francess who had married, left for the Stratford and Ada area, where they spent the next 30 to 40 years living
and working on their ranch and dairy farm. They were charter members of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Levelland and members of First Lutheran Church of Ada for over 40 years.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Francess and Jim McCutchen, of
Levelland, Texas; two sons- and daughters-in-law, Ken and Sherry Nessel and Bob and Jan Nessel, all of Stratford; two sisters; Corene Benton of Midland,
Texas, and Wileta Roberts of Hereford, Texas; 12 grandchildren and their spouses; 22 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Elmer and Addie Green; her husband, Norvin;
a son, Norvin Gene Nessel; a grandson, Kenyon Dale Nessel Jr.; two great-great-grand-daughters; two brothers, Roy Green of Lampasas, Texas, and Marvin Green of Levelland, Texas; and two sisters, Maudine Blount of Rising Star, Texas, and Ireta Beck Davis of Lubbock, Texas.
Pallbearers will be; Jeff McCutchen, Scott McCutchen, Dustin McCutchen, Jay McCutchen, Patrick Nessel, Richard Taylor and Tom Stevenson.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at DeArman/Pickard Funeral Home in Stratford.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at First Lutheran Church in Ada. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery in Ada. The Rev. Gary Brandt will officiate.
There will be a memorial service in Levelland, Texas, next week, time and date pending.
"And the Master replied, 'Well done, good and faithful servant.'" (Matthew 25:23)
Published on October 18, 2016
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