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Nelba Ruth Griffis Culverhouse
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Birth: Nov. 27, 1924
Wise County
Texas, USA
Death: Aug. 26, 2011
Wise County
Texas, USA

Chico ~ Nelba Ruth Culverhouse, 86, a cafeteria manager, went to be with our Lord Friday, August 26, 2011 in Bridgeport. Funeral is 2 p.m. Monday, August 29, 2011 at Hawkins Funeral Chapel in Bridgeport with burial in Chico Cemetery. Family will receive friends 5-7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Bro. Danny Russell and Bro. Gerald Cleveland will officiate. Pallbearers are Mikeal Priddy, Casey Adams, Robert Culverhouse, and Alan Bailey.

Nelba was born on November 27, 1924 to Charles and Gertie (Stockard) Griffis in Crafton, Texas. She married Ed Culverhouse on March 20, 1943 in Wise County. Nelba was a member of Crafton Church of Christ. She was a cafeteria manager at Chico ISD.

Nelba was preceded in death by her parents; her sons, Donald Edward and Ronald Hubert Culverhouse; her brothers, Carrol and Horace Griffis; and her sisters, Oleta Bender, Elsie Griffis, and Reba Richey.

Those left behind to cherish her memory are her husband of 68 years 5 months 6 days, Ed Culverhouse of Chico; her son, Billy Culverhouse and wife Becky of Eastland; her daughter, Janice Jones and husband Danny of Woodson; her grandchildren, Emily and Alan Bailey, Amanda and Casey Adams, Robert and Tessa Culverhouse, Carol Anne and Mikeal Priddy; her great grandchild, Ella Jane Adams; her sisters, Lela Duck of Chico and Genell Hopkins of Park Springs; other relatives and a host of friends.

Hawkins Funeral Home, Bridgeport, Texas, 940-683-2211


Nelba Ruth Culverhouse (1924 - 2011)

Nelba Ruth Culverhouse, 86, passed away Friday, Aug. 26, 2011, in Bridgeport. Funeral: 2 p.m. Monday at Hawkins Chapel. Interment: Chico Cemetery. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday.

Survivors: Husband of 68 years, five months and six days, Ed; son, Billy; daughter, Janice.

Published in Star-Telegram on August 28, 2011
Family links: 
  Charles Walter Griffis (1891 - 1970)
  Gertie Lee Stockard Griffis (1893 - 1978)
  James Edward Culverhouse (1923 - 2015)
  Donald Edward Culverhouse (1944 - 1959)*
  Ronald Hubert Culverhouse (1947 - 1953)*
  Nannie Oleta Griffis Bender (1911 - 2008)*
  Elsie Lee Griffis (1913 - 1916)*
  Reba Marie Griffis Richey (1916 - 2000)*
  James Carel Griffis (1918 - 1919)*
  Lela Faye Griffis Duck (1920 - 2014)*
  Zuma Genelle Griffis Hopkins (1922 - 2012)*
  Nelba Ruth Griffis Culverhouse (1924 - 2011)
  Horace Griffis (1928 - 1936)*
*Calculated relationship
Wed Mar 20, 1943
Chico Cemetery
Wise County
Texas, USA
Plot: 1S, 61, 863
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Record added: Nov 02, 2009
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Nelba Ruth <i>Griffis</i> Culverhouse
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Nelba Ruth <i>Griffis</i> Culverhouse
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Nelba Ruth <i>Griffis</i> Culverhouse
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