Funeral services for Rev. I. D. Noble, 94, of Anacoco will be held at 2 p.m. on Jan. 1 at Beech Grove Methodist Church with Bro Melvin Smith, Bro, Ken Dickerson, Bro. Bill Jones and Bro Brent Noble officiating. Burial will follow in the Beech Grove Cemetery, under the direction of Labby Memorial Funeral Home of Leesville.
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Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. on Dec, 31st until the time of services Tuesday at the church.
I.D., the son of Clarence and Rosie Noble, was born Aug. 23, 1918 in Hemphill, Texas. He passed away on Dec. 29, 2012 at the Byrd Regional Hospital in Leesville.
Bro Noble was a pipefitter by trade until he went into full-time ministry. He pastored full-time for 50 years; his first church to pastor was Southside Center Congregational Methodist Church in Center, Texas. He pastored in a number of churches in the area, with Evans Congregational Methodist Church being the longest for over 34 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Gary Lynn Noble and a grandson, John E. Schaffer.
Left to cherish Bro. Noble's memory is his wife of 67 years, Ella Mae Noble; a son, Kenneth and Gail Noble; a daughter, Dianne and Carl Neugebauer; along with 13 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Words of comfort may be expressed to the Noble family at www.labbymemorial.com.
Published in Leesville Daily Leader on Jan. 7, 2013