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Agnes Laverne Ponder

Graveside services for Agnes L. Ponder, age 93 of Sulphur Springs, will be held Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 12:15PM at Restlawn Memorial Park with Rowdy Crowson, Garrett Lockhart, Christi Ponder, Hunter Crowson, Keith Clark, Kevin Clark and Tristen Clark serving as pallbearers.  Visitation will be be held on Wednesday from 11AM-12PM at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home. Ms. Ponder passed away Monday, August 7, 2017 at Rock Creek Health and Rehab.

Agnes Laverne Ponder was born on August 19, 1923 in Garden Valley, Texas, the daughter of Edgar Allen and Minnie Lavada (McPhail) Wright.  She married Edgar “Red” Ponder in Rockwall, TX on August 19, 1944.  Agnes was a retired owner of Ponder’s Café and The Steakhouse. Agnes was a member of First United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her son James Ponder and wife Cindy of Ruidoso, NM; daughter, Judy Roberts and husband Randy of Yantis, TX; grandchildren, Keith Clark, Kevin Clark, Christi Ponder, Rowdy Crowson, Lesley Ann Owens, Monica Roberts; great grandchildren, Tristen Clark, Tiffany Clark, Amanda Wehunt, Dakota Clark, Hunter Clark, Kaci Kennedy, Hunter Crowson, Hannah Crowson, Logan Marroquin, Garrett Lockhart, Addey Ann Owens, Cadence Runyan, Creedence Runyan; great great grandchildren, Taylor Wehunt, Kaley Wehunt, Ember Lockhart.

Agnes was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brothers, James F Wright, Marland Wright, Edgar Wright Jr, Jack Wright, Billy Wright, Bobby Wright.

Memorials can be made to First United Methodist Church, 301 Church Street, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482

Arrangements are under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.

Author: Staff Reporter

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