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Dorothy Ovalle, 85, of Corsicana passed away peacefully at her home Monday, Oct. 3, 2016. Dorothy was born June 16, 1931 in Kerens to Jack and Lela (Snowden) Hollaman.
She was a devoted wife, loving and caring mother. She was a homemaker, loved to sew and take care of her roses in her yard. She loved having her birds and tropical fish that she took care of in her home.
Dorothy met the love of her life Mr. M. G. Ovalle in 1948, she is now going to meet him in Heaven to be with him after 65 years of marriage. She will be missed very much.
She is survived by her daughters Julia Nelson and Tim Malone of Angus, Mary Long and late husband Jerry Long of Barry, Lela Gilmore and husband Buddy of Weatherford and Virginia Reese and husband Curtis of Purdon; her grandchildren, Timothy Nelson of Mildred, Susan DeMoss of Corsicana, Scotty Long of Fairfield, Chasity Long of Barry, John Durr of Azel, Daniel Gilmore of Weatherford, Jessica Green of Corsicana, Donnie Trull of Purdon, Denise Kelly of Kerens and 17 great grandchildren.
She is also preceded in death by her parents and a daughter, Johnnie Ovalle.
A time of visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 in the Corley Funeral Home Chapel.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 in the Corley Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Mark Luera officiating.
Interment will follow in the Calvary Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons and great grandsons, Timothy Nelson, Preston Mosley, Scott Long, John Durr, Daniel Gilmore and Donnie Trull.
An online guest book is available at www.corleyfuneralhome.com and by selecting the Dorothy Ovalle obituary.
Published on October 5, 2016
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