Cora Backest Obituary

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Cora Adell Backest

May 1, 1925 - May 1, 2012
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DENISON – Cora Adell Backest, 87, passed away Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at Homestead of Denison. The family will be at Bratcher Funeral Home for visitation from 6:00 – 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, May 2, 2012. Funeral services will be held at Bratcher Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 1:00 P.M. with Pastor Lowell Howard officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery in Calera, Oklahoma. Pallbearers will be Colby Nunley, Brian Cole, Donnie Walton, Adam Chastain, Tyler Crawford, Mike Bush, Chance Backest, Donn Gordon, Carl Johnson and Todd King. Cora was born May 1, 1925 in Springhill, Arkansas, the daughter of Richard Allen...
DENISON – Cora Adell Backest, 87, passed away Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at Homestead of Denison.

The family will be at Bratcher Funeral Home for visitation from 6:00 – 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, May 2, 2012.

Funeral services will be held at Bratcher Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 1:00 P.M. with Pastor Lowell Howard officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery in Calera, Oklahoma.

Pallbearers will be Colby Nunley, Brian Cole, Donnie Walton, Adam Chastain, Tyler Crawford, Mike Bush, Chance Backest, Donn Gordon, Carl Johnson and Todd King.

Cora was born May 1, 1925 in Springhill, Arkansas, the daughter of Richard Allen Johnson and Jodie Moses Johnson. She was of the Baptist faith.

She is survived by sons Howard Backest of Bells, Texas, Richard Backest of Houston, Texas; daughters Jo Bush & husband Douglas of Denison, Everetta Nunley & husband Clarence of Colbert, Oklahoma, Jeanette Cole of Denison; brother Carl Johnson of Tulsa, Oklahoma; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by husband Howard "Pug" Backest; parents Richard Allen Johnson and Jodie Moses Johnson; son Robert Backest; grandson Brit Cole; brothers Robert & Melvin Johnson; sister Gladys Smith and best friend Helen Watson.

Arrangements are entrusted to Bratcher Funeral Home, 401 W. Woodard St., Denison, TX 75020, (903) 465-2323. On line condolences may be made to the family at www.bratcherfuneralhome.com

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