Lola Jean Fondren
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Lola Jean Fondren
  • August 5, 1928 - November 16, 2017
  • Dallas, Texas

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Lola Jean Fondren



Age 89, passed away on November 16, 2017 in Mesquite, Texas. She was born on August 5, 1928 in Randlett, OK to C.A. and Ruth Tuck. Lola was raised in Manitou and Frederick, OK where she graduated from Manitou High School in 1946. She married Clarence Fondren in 1947 and the couple had three children. Lola was a long distance telephone operator for Southwestern Bell where she worked for more than 30 years. In her spare time, Lola enjoyed watching Wheel of Fortune, Texas Rangers baseball, working on crossword puzzles and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her family and friends will always remember her as “Meme” and “Mema”. She was such a loving and caring lady who was always there for everyone. Lola was dedicated to her family and friends, and always had words of wisdom and encouragement for the younger generations. She was a stern yet loving woman who will be missed by all who knew her. She is preceded in death by her daughter Vicki Fondren; husband Clarence Fondren; parents Ruth and C.A. Tuck. Lola is survived by her sons Robert Fondren of Seagoville and Allen Fondren of Dallas; 8 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great grandchildren.