Monnie J. Tidwell

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at 11:38 a.m. Friday, December 28, 2001

• TISHOMINGO -- Services for Monnie J. Tidwell, 88, of Tishomingo will be at 3 p.m. today at the First Assembly of God Church in Tishomingo with the Rev. Scott Barnes officiating. Interment will follow in Russett Cemetery.
Mrs. Tidwell died Dec. 26, 2001, at a local health care facility.

She was born on July 9, 1913, in Russett to Foster and Beulah Varner Wright. She attended school at Prairie View and was a lifelong resident of this area. She worked as a home provider for many years and also as a nurse's aide at the Hillcrest Nursing Home before her retirement. She had been a resident of Hillcrest since 1986 and was affiliated with the First Assembly of God Church.

She was preceded in death by four brothers and one sister.

She is survived by four sons, J.R. Tidwell, Milburn, Clark Tidwell, Arlington, Texas, Gene Tidwell, Ontario, Calif., and Buddy Tidwell of Ravia; three daughters, Monnie Garrison, Borger, Texas, Alice McBride, Denison, Texas, and Gail Dollar of Ravia; four sisters, Phyllis Brooks, Washington, Gernetta Walters, Wapanucka, Beatrice Justus, Tishomingo, and Lillian Tipton of Lovington, N.M.; a brother, James Wright of Amarillo, Texas; 18 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Bearers are Bryan Tidwell, Barry Tidwell, Christopher Tidwell, Richie McBride, Monte McBride and Davey King. Honorary bearers are Bobby Walters, Dale Rounsaville and Roger Rounsaville.

Clark Funeral Service will be in charge of the arrangements.