Service for Delores Ann Tidwell, 82, of Grand Prairie, will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, February 16, 2019 in the Crosier-Pearson Cleburne Chapel. Reverend John Glover will officiate. Burial will follow in Rosehill Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Stan Hill, Max Mills, Beau Mills, Travis Tidwell, Matt Hill and Sam Tidwell. Visitation will be from 6-8:00 P.M. Friday at the funeral home.
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Delores Ann Tidwell passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2019 in Arlington, Texas. She was born December 1, 1936 to William Wallace Payne, Sr. and Annie Lee (Key) Payne in Cleburne. She graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with a degree in education and completed her education with a Master’s degree from the University of North Texas in Denton. She taught elementary school at Zavala Elementary School in Grand Prairie ISD for over 40 years. She was known to be a strong Christian woman. To her family, she was the Best Mother Ever.
She is survived by her sons John Tidwell, Jr. and Travis Tidwell; daughters Angela Mills and husband Rick and Alicia Nemic and husband Byron; grandchildren Stan Hill, Matt Hill, Ashley Brown, Alaina Nemic, Max Mills, Beau Mills, Katie Nemic, Luke Nemic, Hannah Tidwell, and Sam Tidwell; 5 great grandchildren; sister Paula Payne Waller; brother William Wallace Payne, Jr.; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other family and friends who loved her.
Preceding her in death were her parents and one son Matt Tidwell.