July 11, 1919 ~ October 21, 2009
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.