Bertha Mae Pavlic
Funeral services for Bertha Mae Pavlic, 83, of Diboll, were held Monday, July 29, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. in the First Baptist Church of Diboll with the Reverend Buster Grigg and the Reverend Kenny Hibbs officiating. Interment was in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park.
Mrs. Pavlic was born August 15, 1929 in Silsbee, Texas to the late Zelma (Wilson) and Willie Neal Durdin. She went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Thursday, July 25, 2013.
Mrs. Pavlic was a retired office manager for Dr. Woody Ingram’s dental practice. She moved to Diboll more than 60 years ago with her husband and opened a grocery store, “Pavlic’s Supermarket,” and started a family, that she loved so dearly. Mrs. Pavlic was a member of the First Baptist Church of Diboll.
Survivors include her husband of 65 years, Carl Pavlic of Diboll; son and daughter-in-law, Carl Lynn and Cathy Pavlic of Diboll; daughter and son-in-law, Dianne Pavlic and Randy Theilig of Fulshear; son and daughter-in-law, Ronnie Neal and Janet Pavlic of Lufkin; grandchildren, Ryan Neal Pavlic, Britton Loyd Pavlic, Clayton Grant Pavlic and wife Tyler, Jonathan David Theilig and wife Melissa, Chase Alan Pavlic and wife Elyce, and Carla Elizabeth Knight and husband Kason; great grandchildren, Aidan Chase Pavlic, Ashlee Nicol Pavlic, Knox Joseph Pavlic, Colton David Theilig, and Baby Knight who is due in February; as well as several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Mrs. Pavlic was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Dewey Glenn Durdin.
Pallbearers will be Randy Theilig, Neal Pavlic, Britton Pavlic, Clayton Pavlic, Jonathan Theilig and Kason Knight.
Honorary pallbearers will be SSgt. Chase Pavlic and Dr. Woody Ingram.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Diboll, P.O. Box 627, Diboll, Texas 75941 or to The Joseph House, P.O. Box 150554, Lufkin, Texas 75915.
The family received friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Sunday evening at the funeral home.
Memories and condolences may be added at www.carrowayfuneralhome.com.
Carroway Funeral Home, Lufkin, directors