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  Van Alstyne Cemetery
Southside 1B

Valdivia Family Tombstones
Caroline L. Valdivia

Oline G. Valdivia
1901 - 1991
& Isaiah Valdivia
1897 - 1978
Obituaries below on this page.
Sherman Democrat
July 7, 1991
pg. A10

Van Alstyne - Services for Oline Valdivia, 89-year-old retired music teacher of Van Alstyne who died Friday at Heartland Nursing Home in Bedford, will be held at 3 p.m. today in Flesher Funeral Home Chapel. Dr. Abdias Mora will officiate and burial will be in Van Alstyne Cemetery.
Mrs. Valdivia was born in Van Alstyne, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E.G. Gregory Sr., and married Isaiah Valdivia on Oct. 31, 1931, in Van Alstyne.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church and was a missionary.
Surviving are her daughter, Caroline Hillyer of Fort Worth; and one grandchild.

Van Alstyne - Services for the Rev. Isaiah Valdivia, 81, a retired minister of Van Alstyne, who died Thursday at a Sherman hospital will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Flesher Funeral Chapel.  Dr. Tom Brandon, Dr. L.D. Wood and the Rev. Scott Jordan, Baptist ministers will officiate.  Burial will be at Van Alstyne Cemetery.
The Rev. Valdivia was born in Temuco, Chile, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Wensalas Valdivia, and was married to Olene Gregory on Aug. 31, 1931 in Van Alstyne.  Before his retirement, he had served as a minister for 45 years in Chile and in South Texas for the Baptist Home Mission Board.  He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Sherman.
Surviving are his wife; son, Jerry Valdivia of Houston; daughter, Mrs. Caroline Hillyer of Hurst; two brothers and five sisters all of South America; and five grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be nephews.
The family will be at the funeral home from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

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