Funeral services for Lellah Nolden, 87, of Lufkin will be held Saturday, February 9, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. in the Carroway-Claybar Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Barry Chinn, Reverend Eddie Ballard and Reverend Jerry Browning officiating. Interment will follow in the Whitehouse Cemetery.
Mrs. Nolden was born August 15, 1920 in Lockney, Texas to Sallie Maud (Markham) and Charles Austin McGuyer, and died Tuesday, February 5, 2008 in Donna, Texas.
A former resident of Lafayette, Louisiana, Mrs. Nolden had resided in Lufkin for the past 15 years. She was a retired school teacher, and was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband of 64 years, Frank T. Nolden of Lufkin; sons and daughters-in-law, Frank T., II and Gloria Nolden and Nelson R. and Janice Nolden, all of Highlands; daughter and son-in-law, Lellah Winnell and Reverend Barry Chinn of Austin; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Charlie Robin Luttrell of Graham; and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Paul McGuyer; and sisters, Nan Kramer, Lemma Lou Mask and Margaret Gennings.
Pallbearers will be Nicholas Nolden, Chris Nolden, Aaron Chinn, Frank T. Nolden, III, Austin Nolden and Monte Long.
Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Athans, Bill Zea and Jeremy Mikell.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Calvary Baptist Church, 516 Montrose Street, Lufkin, Texas 75901 or Keltys First Baptist Church, 2402 North John Redditt Drive, Lufkin, Texas 75901.
The family will welcome friends and loved ones from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Friday evening at the funeral home.