The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

December 19, 2013

Nell Humphreys

Herald-Banner Staff

CELESTE — Nell Humphreys, age 97, of Dallas, died Dec. 15, 2013, at Golden Acres Nursing Home.

She was born on Oct. 3, 1916, in Celeste to J. W. and Ebbie Jackson Parsons. She married J. R. Humphreys on May 15, 1938, in Ladonia.

Mrs. Humphreys was a homemaker and later worked for a Dallas insurance company.

She is survived by her son, Joel Don Humphreys; three grandchildren, Caleb Humphreys, Quanah Humphreys and wife, Phung Humphreys, and Autumn Humphreys;  two sisters, Marie “Jo” Tubbs and Bonnie Peritt.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, J. R. Humphreys, son Ron Humphreys and her parents.

Graveside services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Wolfe City. A memorial service will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the White Rock Church of Christ, 9220 Ferguson Road in Dallas.

R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home, Wolfe City, is in charge of arrangements.

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