Ronna South

Ronna Jean South

Thursday, June 28th, 1956 - Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
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Ronna Jean South, age 63, of Waco, Texas, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at her home. Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, at OakCrest Funeral Home, 4520 Bosque Boulevard, Waco, Texas by Father Ryan Higdon.

Ronna was born June 28, 1956 in Lebanon, Missouri to Thomas C. and Emma B. (Hardin) South. Ronna attended schools in Kansas and Missouri, and graduated from Bolivar High School in Bolivar, Mo., in 1974.

After high school, Ronna worked at many different jobs, the job she found most enjoyable and rewarding was that of housekeeper to the priests at St. Louis Catholic Church of Waco for 16 years. They were all her boys.

Ronna was preceded in death by: her parents; a sister, Connie Keith; and two brothers, Harold Lucas and Howard Lucas.

She is survived by two sisters, Donna Brown and husband, Ron of Waco, and Patricia Mardis of Kansas; a brother, James Lucas and wife, Roslyn of Lorena, several nieces and nephews, and dear friends.

Memorials may be made to Baylor Scott & White Hospice, 2911 Herring Avenue Suite 310, Waco, TX 76708 or Baylor Scott & White (Hillcrest) of Waco. The families wishes to thank both for their care and compassion shown to Ronna.

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  • Service

    Tuesday, November 26th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Tuesday, November 26th, 2019 2:00pm
    OakCrest Funeral Home
    4520 Bosque Boulevard
    WACO, TX 76710
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    Father Ryan Higdon officiating
  • Interment

    Waco Memorial Park
    6623 Interstate 35 S
    Robinson, TX 76706
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    Private burial will be later.


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Pat Laverty

Posted at 08:02am
I have known Ronna for many years and while I haven't talked to her in a while I know we would pick right up as usual. She was a sweet and caring person who loved her home and work. Godspeed Ronna.

Glenda Chalmers

Posted at 05:03pm
You will be missed one of the best people i know fly high sweet lady

Thressa Hansen

Posted at 11:41am
RIP Ronna! I was happy to call you my friend!

Baylor Scott & White Hospice

Posted at 02:47pm
The Baylor Scott & White Hospice team is thinking of you at this time. Thank you for allowing us to care for Ronna and please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

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