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Claire Rochelle Nevels, 46, of Cordova, passed away on March 4, 2012. Claire was a school teacher for Memphis City Schools and a part time employee of the Disney Store. She was a graduate of Christian Brothers College and received her Master’s degree from Memphis State. Claire was on the board of directors of Tennessee Science Teachers and a recipient of the Science teacher of the year award in 2002 and in 2003 from the Air Force Association. She was also a member of The Life Church of Memphis where she was actively involved in the church and the youth group. Claire leaves her parents, Gordon Nevels (Vicki), Cissi Loftis (Allen), her grandmother Audi Nevels, her sisters Audie Leslie (Jim), Cindy Ogden (Mike), Maggie Robinson (John), three nieces Megan Leslie, Emma Leslie, and Heather Odgen, and two uncles Zack Roushall of Benton, AR and John Nevels of Memphis, TN. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m., Tuesday, March 6, with funeral services at 2 p.m., Wednesday, March 7, all to be held at Family Funeral Care, with burial in Memorial Park SouthWoods. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be sent to The Life Church of Memphis, Feed the Need Ministry or to any Christian charity of choice. Family Funeral Care (901)761-8000
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Mar. 6, 2012.
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