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Funeral Services for Opal England, 94, of San Felipe, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010 at Knesek Bros. Funeral Chapel in Sealy, Texas with the Rev. Dale Leland officiating. Interment in the San Felipe Cemetery.

Pallbearers for the service Chance Borchardt, Jordan Borchardt, Trey Martinez, Wes Martinez, Ronnie Fletcher and John Baxley.

Opal Ruth Baxley was born in Sulphur Springs, Texas to parents George Robert Baxley and Mary Birchfield Baxley.

She was raised in Alba, Texas and attended Public Schools there.

On Jan. 9, 1933 she married P. B. England in Wichita Falls. Opal was a homemaker, a member of Eastern Star and a member of Shepherd Way Church in Sealy.

Survivors are her granddaughter, Addona L. (Doni) Douglas of Mesquite, Texas, grandson, Mark L. Sheffield of San Felipe, great grandchildren, Chance and Jordan Borchard and Raena Kohles, great-great grandchildren, Ashten and Ethan Borchardt and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Mary Baxley, husband, P.B. England, daughter, Mary Frances Sheffield, sister, Virginia Henson and brothers, Clyde and E.N. (Shorty) Baxley.

Visitation for Mrs. England, Wednesday, Feb., 3, 2010 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Knesek Bros. Funeral Chapel, 768 Fourth St. Sealy.

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Posted by Joy Neely


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