Jean Nevin

jean nevin
Celebration of life services for Jean Nevin, 90, of Hughes Springs will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009 at First United Methodist Church of Hughes Springs with the Rev. Ralph Hale officiating. Mrs. Nevin will lie in repose Friday afternoon and evening and the family will receive friends at 6 p.m. at Reeder-Davis Chapel in Hughes Springs. Mrs. Nevin died Oct. 21, 2009 at her home. She was born July 11, 1919 in San Bernardino CA. She earned the Bachelor of Arts degree cum laude at Occidental College, and taught in grades K-8 for 29 years. She is a member of the First United Methodist Church, where for many years, she taught Win One Sunday school class and was a member of Womens Society of Christian Service. She served four terms as president of Sesame Literary Club, was the statewide president of California Junior Womens Club, and was a co-chairman of Wildflower Trails of Texas. She played violin for the Riverside CA Symphony Orchestra, was a member of Eastern Star, Topps, DAR, Retired Teachers, and was a Brownie and Girl Scout leader. She is survived by her husband Perot Bud Nevin Jr. of Hughes Springs; one son Perot Nevin III of Truckee, CA; two daughters and a son-in-law Nancy Gordon of Avinger and Greta and Rod Wright of Hughes Springs; one sister Anne Oakes of Hesperia, CA; grandchildren Dr. Jennifer Lynn Maloney and husband Curtis of Nashville, TN, Rebecca Jean McClure and husband Matt of Texarkana TX, Benjamin Brodie Gordon and wife Jennifer of Chicago, Perot (Tucker) Nevin IV and Morgan Sandefur Nevin, both of Truckee, Rodney Roy Wright and his wife Leslie and Rustin Perot Wright, all of Frisco TX; Rocky Dale Wright of Hughes Springs; great-grandchildren Haylee Dawn Wright, Hannah Claire Wright, Savannah Jordan McClure, Caden Joseph Wright, Carson Alan Wright, Mallory Grace McClure, Chase Nevin Wright, Cooper Gordon McClure, Chloe Catherine Wright, Shelby Allyson Wright, Ayden Glen Wright, Rocky Will Wright, Annabel Windsor Gordon, and Georgia Camille Gordon.

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  1. We are so so sorry to hear of your loss. Miss Jean was such a sweet lady who we loved and treasured as a dear friend. Our hearts go out to all her family. She will be greatly missed. God bless you all and if there is anything we can do please don't hesitate to call.

  2. I am so lucky to have known Grandma Jean. What an inspiration. I am so sad that Annabel, Georgia and I will not make it this weekend. We love her and miss her!

  3. Grandma Jean was a wonderful and loving lady. We were so blessed to know her, and considered her family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.We Love you all,Steven, Stacie, Bryan & Heather Perry

  4. Jean was a lovely lady. She always had something good to say about everyone. She will certainly be missed by all of us. She was always a pleasure to have in our salon. God certainly gets a special angel. I feel she will watch over all of us. All of our love and prayers go to the family.

  5. Prayerfully thinking of you. This wonderful lady will be missed. She touched many lives and left great memories for all.Love to all of you.Boyd & Betty Moore

  6. I am very blessed to have met Grandma Jean. She was always happy when Haylee and I came around and it made me feel apart of the family. Grandma Jean will always be remember by myself and everyone that she came in contact with. She will always have a special place in my heart. I love you all and will continue to keep you in my prayer.

  7. The greatest gift is to have Loved, and been Loved in return. We share in your sorrow in Jean's passing.Yourfamily will be in our thoughts and prayers, and Jean forever in our Hearts.

  8. Nancy and family,My condolences at your time of loss. I worked with Jean when she was a member of Sesame and I was Key Dist.President. I know she will be missed. E. P. Storiec

  9. i have beautiful childhood memories of mrs nevin. my brother jamie and i took piano lessons from her. i am sorry to hear of her passing and my sympathy goes out to all her family.

  10. What special memories I have of Jean as a friend, a fellow teacher and mentor, and a person who exemplified the true meaning of "family." My love goes out to you Bud, Nancy, Greta and Pete with a prayer that the memories of wonderful times with Jean will sustain you and all of your family. God bless.

  11. For Bud and the Nevin Family, Our loving thoughts and prayers are with all of you this beautiful morning, celebrating the life of Jean. She is greatly loved by so many. God bless and keep you, Elton and Shirley Cary

  12. Dear Nevin Family,I am so sad to learn that Jean's life is over. Her spirit, wisdom, love and wonderful celebration of family will always be with us. I always felt that the Nevin family were more like my family than friends. And, now I too have lost a dear and lovely "mother" who I have known and loved nearly all of my entire life. We all have been enriched by knowing Jean and her memory, values, and family love will continue through each of us.

  13. You have made an impact!!! I represent one of the many elementary school students fortunate enough to have had Jean Nevin as a Teacher. I know there are many of us from Crestmore who will always remember her warmth and kindness that we can only hope for from teachers today. What a wonderful gift God has given all of who have known her!

  14. Mrs. Nevin, you sure were a great teacher in Bloomington, California. I have never forgotten your kindness and your inspiration. My best to Bud Nevin too — he was great tennis player! May God bless your family.

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