STEPHENVILLE, TXClarence Linzy Mohon, Jr., 89, passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2009 in Stephenville. Visitation will be held at Nowlin Funeral Home on Friday, March 27 from 6-8 p.m. The funeral will be held on Saturday, March 28 at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of De Leon with Revs. Tom Satterwhite and Jackie Auvenshine officiating. John Mack Weaver and Emil Becker will speak and Patti Bacon, David Kelly, Sue Wilson and Martha Bunting will be the musicians.
Mr. Mohon married Nell Rose Crist on October 17, 1937 in Bellmead. He was a retired postmaster for the De Leon Post Office; was a member of First Baptist Church, De Leon where he served as a deacon since 1950; was a member of the Masonic Lodge and the Shriners; was a member of the Scottish Rite and the Order of the Eastern Star; was Valedictorian of the Class of 1936 at De Leon High School; was President of the Quarterback Club; was a basketball official, evangelistic singer, basketball coach, school teacher and Superintendent at Beattie and Oliver Springs schools; was a girls basketball coach at De Leon; served on the De Leon city council; was a volunteer music director at First Baptist Church of De Leon for many years; sang in the De Leon Quartet for many years; led the school song at the De Leon Ex-Student Association meeting for many years; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; he has resided in Stephenville for 13 years, having previously lived in De Leon most all of his life.
He is survived by his wife, Nell Rose Mohon, of Stephenville; two sons, Clarence Linzy Mohon, III and wife Anita of Rowlett and James McNeill Mohon and wife Susan of Salado; four grandchildren, Steve Mohon and wife Martha; Mark Mohon and wife Donna; Michelle Cannon and husband Curtis and Brian Mohon and wife Tiffany; six great-grandchildren, Courtney, Caitlin, Kaci, Coleman, Caroline and Emily.
He was preceded in death by his parents Clarence Linzy, Sr. and Salena Mohon.
Published March 27, 2009