August 24, 1935 ~ November 23, 2018 (age 83)

(Lora) Olene Churchman, 83, of Edna, Tx, was called home to be with her Lord and Savior on Nevember 23, 2018. Olene was born on August 24, 1935 in Overton, Tx., to John Quincy and Lora Etta Mitchell Humphries. She was a long time resident of Edna, where she work in the Water Department for the city until her retirement. She was an active member of the Baptist Temple Church, where she taught Bible Study and Sunday school for many years. She enjoyed playing cards, crocheting, reading, and crosswords puzzles. Her trip to Israel, where she was baptized again in the Jordan River, was the highlight of her retirement. She left a legacy of family and friends; her daughter, Terry Grewe and spouse David Grewe of Ganado; son, Alan Churchman (Diane Davenport) of Austin; sister, Gloria Alden of Fort Worth; brother, Jerry Humphries of New London; granddaughters; Stephanie Shook (Jeff) of New Braunfels; Jayme Woliver (Kevin) of Pearland; Lora Grace Churchman of Round Rock; great grandchildren; Hailee, Kyle, Cash and Charlotte Shook, Rivers and Kai Woliver, along with numerous nieces and nephews. Olene was preceded in death by her spouse, Nelson Churchman, her parents, and a sister, Willie Mae Story. Funeral services will be Monday, November 26, 2018. Visitation will began at 12:30 and services at 2 pm at the Baptist Temple Church, 1001 N. Wells St. with Pastor Ryan Nelson officiating. Interment will be in the Memory Gardens  Edna Cemetery. In lieu of flowers family requests donations be made to the Baptist Temple Church.

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