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In Remembrance
James Jowell Nance
Malloy & Son Funeral Home

James Jowell NanceJames Jowell Nance, best known as “Shorty” in Port Bolivar, 83, passed away Friday, November 26, 2010, at his residence.  He was born August 30, 1927, in Childress, TX and served his country in the US Navy.  James worked as a butcher until his retirement, and after a shorter career with Valve Systems Control, he followed his lifelong passion for fishing by moving to Port Bolivar where he became known as the Flounder.  The running question in Port Bolivar was always, “What time would we have to get to the fishing hole to beat him?”  No one wanted to rise THAT early!  No worries, he’ll be done by the time you get there!

 

James was preceded in death by his parents, James and Artie Nance; and brother, Don Nance.  He is survived by his daughter, Patricia Nance Marshall; grandsons, Jeremiah and Josiah; sister, Jean Poole; 5 nephews; and many friends.

 

James’ family will receive visitors beginning at 10:00 am, Monday, November 29th, at the Port Bolivar Fire Station.  Funeral service will begin at 11:00 am Monday at the fire station with Rev. Marty Boddie officiating.  Burial will follow at the Port Bolivar Cemetery.

 

Pallbearers will be Ricky Poole, Roger Baker, Rocky Baker, Charles Mason, David Newsome, and Johnny Fontenot.  Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Binion and Joe Mason.

 

 

 




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