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Obituary for Ronna Jean South

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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