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  Wesley Comer
Services for “Pat” Wesley Comer, 64, Payne Springs, were held under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Comer was born Sept. 14, 1963, in Crosbyton and died May 22, 2008, in Payne Springs.
Previously of Florida, he had resided in Payne Springs for the past 10 years and was a Christian. He was a concrete finisher.
Survivors include his sons Matthew Comer and wife Sally, Payne Springs; and Willie Fletcher and wife Cynthia, Kansas; daughters Ramona Comer, Florida; and Bobbie Fletcher, Denver, Colo.; grandchildren Sara, Mikayla, Samantha, Forrest, Jerry, Mason, Faith and Shelby; sisters Jackie Smotherman and husband Delbert, Lubbock; Becky Wyche and husband Tommy, Canton; and Robin Chambers and husband Finley, Marshall; brothers Jim Marsh and wife Linda, Granbury; Charles Comer and wife Shayla, Gans, Okla.; and Joe Comer and wife Sharon, Minnesota; other family members and many friends.

Johnny White
Services for Johnny JR. White, 51, Mabank, were held May 23, 2008, in the Eubank Memorial Chapel with the Rev. James Jacobs officiating under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
White was born June 28, 1956, in Oklahoma City, Okla., to Nellie Irene Kerr and Johnny JR White and died May 21, 2008, in Mabank. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Laura, and brother Ronnie White.
He worked in lawn maintenance and loved NASCAR with Dale Earnhardt Jr., as his favorite driver.
He loved fishing, motorcycles and Merle Haggard and other singers. He loved to eat at McClains and greeted everyone there by name.
Survivors include his son Johnny White, Norman, Okla.; daughter Ashley White, Norman, Okla.; sisters Jeanette Johnson, Fayetteville, Ark.; and Vickie Stroud, Minco, Okla.

Roy Burgfeld
Services for Roy Eugene Burgfeld, 67, Mabank, were held May 24, 2008, at King Cemetery with Leonard Eason officiating under the direction of Tomlinson Funeral Home in Seven Points.
Burgfeld was born Jan. 6, 1941, in Pocahontas, Mich., son of the late Estella and Walter T. Koenig and died May 21, 2008, in Mabank.
He was owner-operator of his trucking company.
Survivors include his wife Lois Burgfeld and six children; two stepchildren; brothers Delbert Ray and wife Shirley Fischer; and Hubert and wife Bernice Meier; and six grandchildren.

Raymond Mosier
A memorial service for Raymond Melvin Mosier, 74, Mabank will be scheduled at a later date. Arrangements are with Gordon-Foster-Brown Funeral Home.
Mosier was born June 23, 1933, in Wardville, Okla., to Bernise Henson and Roy Mosier and died May 25, 2008, in Mabank.
He was married to Patricia Ann Allen June 22, 1966, in Winterhaven, Calif.
Survivors include his wife Patricia, Mabank; daughters Cinci Stevens, Austin; and Barbara Stevens, Waco; brother Brian Long, Washington; grandsons Jason Stevens and family, Maryland; and Dylan Beeler, Austin; granddaughters Amy Stevens, Angela Jenkins and Annie Stevens, all of Austin; friend and brother-in-law Donald and Sherry Allen-Mikey, Mabank; sister and brother-in-law Shirl and Nick Beddow, Oregon; brothers-in-law Robert and wife Judy Allen, Illinois; Ron and wife Theresa Dow, Arkansas; numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Also, a special thanks to Brian Allen, Jamie and Vickie J. Kobsan.

Norma Lynn Martin
Services for Norma “Norm” Lynn Roy Martin, were held May 27, 2008, in the Eubank Memorial Chapel followed by interment in Cedar Creek Memorial Park under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Martin was born Feb. 22, 1927, in Sudan and died May 24, 2008, with her family by her side. She was preceded in death by her parents Effie Marie and S.R. “Buck” Roy and sister Frances Sims.
She was a 1944 graduate of North Dallas High School where she participated in softball, basketball, tennis and the synchronized swim team.
She married Homer Martin in 1945. In 1959, she was employed by Zangs Bowl in Oak Cliff as a certified bowling instructor and enjoyed teaching kids to bowl.
She had been a resident of the Cedar Creek Lake area since 1983, and was a member of the Cedar Creek Lake United Methodist Church. She enjoyed swimming, boating, square and round dancing.
Survivors include her husband of 62 years Homer Martin; son Roy E. Martin; daughter Donna Lynn Martin; grandchildren April, Bonnie and Taylor; great-grandchild Brayden; sister Joyce Marie Leatherwood and husband Charles.

Mary Ann Gibbs
Services for Mary Ann Gibbs, 58, Mabank, were held May 26, 2008, at the First Baptist Church of Mabank with the Rev. Brent Tucker officiating. Burial was in Elm Grove Cemetery in Van Zandt County under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Gibbs was born Dec. 31, 1949, and died May 23, 2008, in Mabank.
She was a lifelong resident of Mabank and an accountant/owner and operator of Mom’s Kitchen. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Mabank and taught Sunday School for more than 30 years.
Survivors include her husband Phil Gibbs, Mabank; son Matthew Gibbs, Mabank; daughter Connie Gibbs, Mabank; son John Sullivan and wife Deranda, Mabank; brother James Kevin Hyde and wife Pam, Mabank; sister Pat Moseley and husband Eddie, Mabank; stepmother Jean Hyde, Mabank; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great- nephews.
Pallbearers were Tom Dally, Charles Seabourne, Howard Horton, Stan Williams, Bobby Allbright, Don Pearson, Richard Bailey and Darin Jolly.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, 5005 LBJ Freeway Suite 250, Dallas, TX 75244.

Ed Duke
Services for Ed Duke, 96, Rowlett, were held May 31, 2008, in Eubank Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Royce Barker officiating. Burial was in Oaklawn Cemetery under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Duke was born Oct. 11, 1912, in Waterman and died May 22, 2008, in Rowlett. He was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.
He was chief of police in Mabank from 1971-1975 and 1983-1988. He was a member of the Assembly of God Church.
Survivors include his daughter Betty White and husband Ken, Royse City; son Ralph Duke and wife Laurie, Corsicana; stepsons Tom Duke, Hot Springs, Ark.; John Duke and Davis Duke, Mabank; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

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