Lovie Andalee “Ann” Dehnel, was born Jan. 6, 1928, in Mountain Home, Ark., the daughter of Robert C. and Cora Lawhorn Trivitt.
She grew up in Mountain Home, later moving to Texas, where she met and married her loving husband, Leon Dennis Dehnel. They were united in marriage on March 24, 1958.
Ann and Leon lived in various cities before moving to Bellville, where they called home, until Leon preceded her in death on Nov. 29, 1999. Ann continued living in Bellville, before moving to Tennessee, 5 years ago, with one of her daughters.
Ann passed away on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, in Columbia, AR., at the age of 84.
She is survived by her children Shirley Ottmer and her husband, Johnnie, of Bellville, Christina Dehnel Laiche, and her husband, John, of Brentwood, Tenn., Lonnie Michael Campbell and his wife, Phyllis, of Cleveland, and Kenneth Campbell and his wife, Marsha, of Bowie; grandchildren Troy Ottmer, Carmen Ottmer, Sally Clayton, Clayton Dehnel, Landon Fitch, Hayleigh Laiche, Faith Laiche, Halen Laiche, Bralen Laiche, Stephen Campbell, Daniel Campbell, Leanna Henley, Evie Clifton, Jon Campbell, Nathan Campbell, and their spouses. great grandchildren Dori Ann, Kaci Ann, Lane, Ashlei, Grace, Jake, Colby, Blake, Ethan, Nicholas, Zachary, Kayla, Jared, Seth, Ezra, Aaron, Kali, Ashley, Logan, Luke, Scot, Lance, and Blake; great great granddaughter Mikayla; sister Betty McAlister; and numerous nieces, nephews, family and dear friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leon Dennis Dehnel, parents, Robert C. and Cora Lawhorn Trivitt, step mother, Agnes Hammond Trivitt, brothers, Theodore Trivitt, Willie Trivitt, Eligah Trivitt, Carl Trivitt, Enos Trivitt, Floyd Trivitt, Leo Trivitt, Joe Bill Trivitt, JW Trivitt, CE Trivitt and Baby Boy Trivitt, two son, Tommy Lee Campbell and infant boy Campbell, and one daughter, Donna Jean Campbell, and her great grandchildren, Justin Craig Engeling and Phillip Stuart.
Memorial service will be held at 3 p.m.., Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at the Schmidt Funeral Home Chapel, in Bellville, with Pastor David Henske, Officiating.
Honorary Pallbearers are: William Clayton, Frank Rodriguez, Troy Ottmer, Lane Clayton, Stephen Campbell, Daniel Campbell, Nathan Campbell, John Campbell, John Laiche, Clayton Dehnel, Landon Fitch, Bralen Laiche and Halen Laiche.
Friends who wish may make memorial gifts to the: Hospice Brazos Valley, 302 East Blue Bell Road, Brenham, Texas 77833 or to the Alzheimer’s Association, Houston and Southeast Texas Chapter, 2422 W. Holcombe Blvd., Houston, Texas 77030.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Schmidt Funeral Home, 12029 Hwy. 36 S., P.O. Box 610, Bellville, TX 77418 - (979) 865-2424 - www.schmidtfunerals.com.
Posted by Joy Neely