Funeral services for Nolen Hershel Slider, age 85, of Jacksonville, are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Friday, December 1, 2017 at Autry Funeral Home chapel, Jacksonville. Jess Slider and Ernest Higginbotham will officiate.
Burial will be at Pierce's Chapel Cemetery, Jacksonville.
Mr. Slider went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, November 28, 2017.
He was born December 12, 1931 in Pierce's Chapel.
Mr. Slider was a member of Pierce's Chapel Assembly of God Church, Jacksonville, for 64 years. He served as a deacon, Sunday School Superintendent and teacher, Song Leader, and was a great influence in the church for many years. His wisdom, ready smile, and encouraging spirit will be greatly missed. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War; worked for many years for International Furniture Company and worked for S & K Church Furniture Company for over thirty years, and was co-owner of Trinity Church Furniture Company.
He is preceded in death by his parents Hershel Slider and Dell Slider and his brother, Lewie Slider.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years Bonnie Claiborne Slider, of Jacksonville, married October 3, 1953 at the Pierce's Chapel Assembly of God Church parsonage. Siblings, Hayden Slider and wife Earlene, and Sue Williams and husband Jack, and Hellen Slider, wife of his late brother Lewie Slider, all of Jacksonville and many nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Lee Slider, Mark Slider, Robert Slider, Jason Seeton, Taylor Seeton, and Mason Seeton.
Honorary pallbearers will be the Men of Pierce's Chapel Assembly of God Church.
Visitation will be from 5-7p.m. Thursday, November 30, 2017 at Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville.
Special thanks to Jean Jones, Alpha Hanks and the staff of Heart To Heart Hospice.
Memorials may be made to Pierce's Chapel Assembly of God Church 7210 FM 747 S Jacksonville, TX. 75766.
Published on November 29, 2017