Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

January 24, 2014

Dorothy Lee Pavalock Tench


Jacksonville Daily Progress

REKLAW — Graveside funeral services for Dorothy Lee Pavalock Tench, 81, Reklaw, are scheduled for Saturday, January 25, 2014, at 3 p.m., at Walkers Chapel Cemetery, Reklaw, Texas with Father Mark Kusmirek officiating. Services are under the direction of Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville.

Dorothy Tench passed away Wednesday, January 22, 2014, in Georgetown, Texas.

Dorothy was born October 17, 1932, in Plantersville, Texas to Frank and Louise Kolojajck Pavalock.

She married the love of her life, Jack Hix Tench, at All Saints Catholic Church in Houston on July 14, 1956.  They raised two daughters, Jacqualine and June, in Houston, Texas and retired in Reklaw, Texas.

Dorothy was a devout Catholic and attended Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, in Jacksonville, Texas, where she met a special group of lady friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack, her grandson, Cory V. Lunsford, and her brother, Ambrose Pavalock.

She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-laws Jacqualine Ann and Terry Lunsford and June Marie and Lynn Rader; grandchildren Mandy Lee Carpenter; Kimber Lynn and Dustin Nichols; brother Raymond Pavalock and Helyn, sister in law, Doris Pavalock; sisters and brother in laws; Dora and Oliver Trotter, Ruby Brown, Linda Fonclara and numerous nieces and nephews.

Rather than customary condolences, donations may be made in the memory of Dorothy to Our Lady of Sorrow’s Catholic Building Fund, 1023 Corinth Rd., Jacksonville, Texas  75766.


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