Ollie Mae “Coonie” Koenning, age 77, entered eternal rest on December 17, 2018, at her home in San Antonio. She was born in Nixon, Texas, on November 16, 1941, to Jess Hensley and Annie Bell Ivey Gordon. Ollie Mae was preceded in death by her parents; 5 brothers: Merlin, Ansel, Cecil, Nathan, and Bert Gordon; and 2 sisters: Maggie Fellers and Jessie Fay Moore. She is survived by her lifelong partner, Bill Telisak; her children: Michael Martin (Sandi); Melody Martin Lindig; Mandy Martin Jarzombek (Paul); sister, Lottie O’Neal; sisters-in-law, Jimmie Gordon and Bessie McKinney; her grandchildren: Shandra Martin Medina, Amanda Martin Lovar, Molly Martin Kelly, Natasha McCoy DeVilbiss, Karen McCoy Maples, Henry “Hank” Mann III, Kelli Jarzombek Hedfelt, and Derrick Jarzombek; 16 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews, as well as other loving family and many friends. A Visitation will be held Wednesday, December 19, 2018, from 4PM-8PM at Finch Funeral Chapel in Nixon.
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Thursday, December 20, 2018
Finch Funeral Chapel, Nixon
The Rev. Michael Cowey will officiate the service with burial following in the Union Valley Cemetery. Pallbearers: Derrick Jarzombek, T.W. Hedfelt, Hank Mann, David Lovar, Jason Maples and Wade Gordon. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice.
Arrangements entrusted to Finch Funeral Chapel LLC of Nixon (830) 582-1521.