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Nola M. (Speed) Erion

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Funeral services for Nola M. (Speed) Erion, 87, of Sulphur Springs will be conducted at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, with Brother Cleatus Speed officiating.

Interment will follow at Emblem Cemetery with Danny Williams, Kenneth Price, Pete Price, Randy Price, Barry Charlton and Jerry Ferrell serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be W. C. Hettich and Bobby Mobley.

The family will receive visitors from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, at the funeral home.

Nola M. (Speed) Erion passed away Thursday morning, Aug. 6, 2009, at Sulphur Springs Health and Rehab.

She was born in Emblem on April 3, 1922, the daughter of William Addrian Speed and Dora Lee (Davis) Speed.

She married Verne Earl Erion at Warrington, England, on July 17, 1945. He preceded her in death.

Mrs. Erion was a homemaker. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church. She served in the Women’s Air Corps during World War II and was a member of the V.F.W. Post and Eastern Star.

Survivors include two daughters, Elaine Conradt of Mount Pleasant and Beverly Tulenchik of Pine River, Minn.; two sons, Gale Conrad Erion of Wilmington, Del., and Howard Lee Erion of Bonham; one sister, Jessie Virginia (Speed) Price of Como;  nine grandchildren, Marty Tulenchik, Kathy Dannon, Michael Erion, Matthew Erion, Monteen Willen, Michael Pippins, Victoria Erion, Windy Pool and Brian Erion; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Benny Earl Erion; four brothers, William, Allen, John and Emmett Speed; and six sisters, Mary Story, Ethel Ferrell, Ruthie Speed, Edna Speed, Ida Speed and Maude Hettich.

Memorials may be made to the Hopkins County Genealogical Society.

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