Avis Irene Zweifel, 91, of Wheelock, passed away at Magnified Health and Rehab in College Station, Texas on February 5, 2012. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at Callaway-Jones Funeral Home in Bryan. Interment will follow at Wheelock Cemetery. Visitation will be 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, preceding the service.
Avis was born in the Tabor Community of Brazos County and has lived in the area all her life. She married her husband, John, on August 6, 1935. Avis owned her own Needle Craft Shop and also worked for Anco Insurance and Williams Mortgage. She was a member of Wheelock Baptist Church and most importantly she was a terrific mom.
Avis was preceded in death by her husband, John D. Zweifel; parents, Robert Holidy and Mattie Coats Holidy; and thirteen brothers and sisters.
Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Dorothy and Emil Matura, of Wheelock, Johnnie Lou and Kenneth Gordy, of Cedar Park, Texas; 4 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice, Wheelock Cemetery or St. Joseph School Building Fund.