Funeral services for Novela Grant Solsbery, 91, of Brownwood will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016, at First Christian Church with Pastor Sterling Lentz officiating. Burial will follow at Richland Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday evening at Blaylock Funeral Home. Arrangements are under the direction of Blaylock Funeral Home of Brownwood.

Novela passed away Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 at Brownwood Regional Medical Center.

Novela was born on March 27, 1925, to Alonzo Clark and Winnie (Newby) Grant in the Locker Community in Mills County. She worked for Midland ISD for 50 years before retiring. Novela was a member of First Christian Church for 10 years. She loved gardening and flowers, and interior designs.

She is survived by her brother, A.C. Grant of Brownwood; and many nieces and nephews.

Novela was preceded in death by her husband, Hulen Solsbery; son, Lester Clark Solsbery; parents, Alonzo and Winnie Grant; brother, James Neal Grant; and sister, Ocelia Fikes.

Memorials can be made to First Christian Church (2411 Coggin Ave, Brownwood, Texas 76801) in her memory. Online condolences are welcome at