Graveside services for Nemona Jean Husband, 89, of Granbury, Texas, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, in the Leon Cemetery, Leon, Okla., with Pastor Brett Alberda officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Flanagan-Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Marietta, Okla.
Mrs. Husband’s family and friends knew her as Jean and to her grandchildren she was affectionately known as Nanny. Jean was born Sept. 8, 1928, in Dallas, Texas, the daughter of James Earl Parker and Anna Belle Flanagan Parker. She passed away Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, in Baylor All Saints Hospital, Fort Worth, Texas.
Jean graduated from High School in Richardson, Texas, and then was an operator for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company where she met her future husband, Estel Wesley Husband. The couple was married in Dallas on June 18, 1948.  Later she completed cosmetology school and worked as a hair stylist for 20 years. She then changed careers and worked for the Grand Prairie, Texas, Independent School District in food services retiring in 1985 as the Grand Prairie High School cafeteria manager.  Estel and Jean moved from Grand Prairie to the Falconhead community near Burneyville, Okla., to make their home for 13 years, returning to Texas in 2010. Jean enjoyed trips with friends and relatives, reading and shopping. She was a natural when it came to entertaining and cooking when family and friends gathered. Her greatest delight was to care and share fun times with her grandchildren. She will be remembered for her smile, humor, wit and unconditional love she shared with her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Estel, on June 11, 2011; and a brother, James Earl Parker, Jr.
Survivors include two sons, Danny Husband and wife Debby of Granbury and Phil Husband and wife Kim of Arlington, Texas; daughter, Freida Johnson and husband Jim Wisneski of Gun Barrel City, Texas; sister, Diana Burke and husband Charles of Mesquite, Texas; grandchildren, Michelle Johnson, Brian Johnson and wife Deanna, Amy Husband, Seth and Zoey Husband, and Chillon Joersz and husband Jeremy; and great-grandchildren, David, Gabriel, Zachery Johnson, and Nora Joersz.
Time of visitation for family and friends will be from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association or the Leon Cemetery Fund.
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