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Jolene Briscoe Stellpflug

March 17, 1944 ~ February 26, 2021 (age 76)


Jolene Briscoe Stellpflug, 76, of Paris, TX, gained her angel wings on Friday, February 26, 2021.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 pm on Thursday, March 4, 2021, at Roden-Pryor Funeral Home. Funeral services are set for Friday, March 5, 2021, at 2 pm at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church with Father Gavin N. Vaverek officiating. Burial will follow at Shady Grove Cemetery in Pattonville, TX.

Jolene was born at home in Clardy, TX, on March 17, 1944, to Jack Briscoe and Mary Katherine Carroll. She attended East Lamar High School. She worked for 20+ years for Trailways/Greyhound Bus Lines in Irving, TX. She then worked for Midcoe Transportation in Powderly, TX,  from 1991 until retiring in 2008.

Jolene married Leo Stellpflug on July 13, 2001 (by a Justice of the Peace) and on March 10, 2002 (sacramentally in the Catholic Church). Together, they united their love and made one large family. Jolene had the ability to see the best in people and always wholeheartedly shared 120% of her LOVE and SUPPORT to anyone in need. She was endearingly known as “Nanny” to numerous family and friends. Her illness has brought blessings to families, invoking renewed love, closeness and reconciliation.

She was proceeded in death by two previous spouses, her parents Jack and Mary Katherine Briscoe, a sister Dorothy Lou Morgan, a brother James Walter Briscoe and a brother Larry Scott Briscoe.

She is survived by her husband, Leo Clement Stellpflug of Paris, TX; daughter, Debbie Jo Elmore of Pattonville, TX; son Kenny Craig of Anna, TX; daughter Melinda Sue Brown and husband Kendall of Bagwell, TX; daughter/granddaughter Misty Moore and husband Gabriel of Paris, TX; son Craig Stellpflug and wife Susan of Tucson, AZ; son Gordon Stellpflug of Denison, TX; son Bradley Stellpflug and wife Beth of Dade City, FL; son Brian Stellpflug and wife Shelley of Van, TX; son Neal Stellpflug and wife Marti of Josephine, TX; son Mark Stellpflug and wife Elle of Lake Mills, IA; daughter Brenda (Stellpflug) Ottmo and husband Cecil of Blossom, TX; brothers Robert Briscoe and Bill Briscoe and numerous beloved grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and extended family.

Pallbearers will be Doug Briscoe, Doug Wallace, Rodney Briscoe, Cecil Ottmo, Shaun Elmore, Shane Posey and Shelton Posey. Honorary Pallbearer will be Kenny Craig.

The family would like to express extra special thanks to the ICU nursing staff and doctors at Paris Regional Medical Center.

If desired donations may be made in Jolene’s memory to the Paris Public Library, 326 S. Main St., Paris, TX 75460. Visitors may register in Jolene’s Book of Memories at

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March 4, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Roden-Pryor Funeral Home
425 S. Church Street
Paris, TX 75460

Funeral Service
March 5, 2021

2:00 PM
Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church

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