More Photographs of Nellie Renfro
Nellie Gordon Renfro of Tioga, Texas passed away Tuesday, Nov. 11,
1997 at Columbia Medical center in Denton, Texas at the age of 88.
Funeral services were held Thursday, Nov. 13, at 2 p.m. at the United
Methodist Church in Tioga, Texas under the direction of
Huff/Slay Funeral Home, Pilot Point, Texas. The Rev. Cathy
Frettwell and Rev. John Lancaster
officiated. Burial followed at the Tioga Cemetery.
Nell was born July 1, 1909, in Terrell, OK, to the late J. D. and
Eva Gordon. She married Charles "Otis" Renfro in May 0f 1926
at the First Methodist Church in Aubrey, Texas.
Mr. and Mrs. Renfro operated a successfull garage/service station
for many years. They also owned and operated a real estate office
in Tioga. Mrs. Renfro continued to run the real estate office
after her husband's death in 1978. In 1995 she closed the office
successful years in business.
Mrs. Renfro had been a member of the United Methodist Church in Tioga
for 75 years where she had served on the Board of Trustees. She was
active member of th Tioga Community and was one of the founders
of the Tioga Chamber of Commerce where she was an
She is survived by two daughters and son-in-law, Charlene Brown of
Tioga and Virginia and Kenneth Grundei of Sulphur
Springs, Texas; sister Bernice Noah of Denton, Texas and nine great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Tioga United Methodist Church, PO Box
205, Tioga, Texas 76271.
Genealogy: Newspaper clippings
Van Alstyne Public Library, Van Alstyne, Texas