VisitationFIRST BAPTIST CHURCH TENAHA
TENAHA, TX 75974
Nita Jo Fleming, 86, of Timpson, Texas, passed away peacefully on October 31, 2020 in Center, Texas. She was born on June 18, 1934 in Timpson, Texas, to the late Walter Pike and Alma (Croombs) Pike. Funeral service will be at 2:00 PM on Monday, November 2, 2020 at First Baptist Church, Tenaha with Bro. John Whitworth officiating. Internment will follow at Corinth Cemetery, Timpson, Texas.
Visitation will be held at First Baptist Church, Tenaha on Monday, November 2, 2020 beginning at 1:00 PM until service time.
Nita was raised in Timpson, Texas. She attended and graduated Timpson High School Class of 1953. After graduation she met the love of her life, Earl Van Fleming, and the two were married on September 18, 1954. They soon moved to Tenaha, Texas and the two raised two children, Ronnie and Greg. She and Earl spent over 44 wonderful years together before his passing in 1998. Jo was a loving mother, sister, grandmother, and great grandmother. She enjoyed sewing, and crocheting. She was a past Worthy Matron of Eastern Star in Timpson and Tenaha. She loved her family and enjoyed spending time with those she adored. Jo loved the Lord and served him through First Baptist Church Timpson growing up and First Baptist Church Tenaha.
She is survived by her sons, Ronnie Fleming and wife Lisa, Greg Fleming and wife Susie; sister, Doris Wagner; grandchildren, Cole Fleming and wife Kara, Nathan Fleming, and Gabriel Fleming and wife Heather, Nichole Richardson, Carolyn Ford and husband Steven, Cheyanne Phillips, Zackary Fleming, Theresa Barnes; great grandchildren, Elora Fleming, Kaleigh Fleming, Cameron Fleming, Avery Barnes, Aiden Barnes, Luke Ramsey, Garrett Richardson, Piper Richardson, Wyatt Smallwood, Cody Smallwood, Kevlyn Ford, Bentley Phillips, Holton Phillips; and a host of family and friends that will miss her dearly.
Jo is preceded in death by her loving husband, Earl Van Fleming.
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