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  Claude Scott
Funeral arrangements for Claude Bell Scott, 86, of Gun Barrel City, are under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Scott was born May 21, 1924, in Frankston and died July 3, 2010, in Tyler.
Survivors include his wife, Leona Scott, Gun Barrel City; sons Claude Scott Jr., Forney; and Russell Dean Sexton, Garland; daughters Linda Sue Bell, New York City, N.Y.; and Rebecca Ann Craven, Las Vegas, Nev.; grandchildren; many great-great-grandchildren and other family members.

Jack Jensen
Services for Jack R. Jensen, 62, Kaufman, were held July 3, 2010, at the Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Scurry. Interment followed in the Mount Olive Cemetery under the direction of Parker-Ashworth Funeral Home of Kaufman.
Jensen was born July 20, 1947, in Chicago, Ill. to Bette Ellen Beebe and John Robert Jensen and died June 30, 2010, in a Dallas hospital.
He was raised in Corpus Christi and later moved to Denver, Colo.
He attended college in Utah on a football scholarship.
Later, he moved to Waco and then to Kaufman in 1989.
He owned and operated Kaufman Septic and Janco Utilities and was a member of the Kaufman County Cowboy Baptist Church.
He married Barbara Armstrong in Waco May 3, 1985.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Jensen, Kaufman; daughters Tara Jensen, Oregon; Kristina Mitchell and husband Robert, Scutty; and Tami Babovee and husband Steven, Scurry; brother Ron Jensen, Waco; sister Shirley Jensen, Rockdale; grandchildren Cody Davis, Hayden Babovee, Bailey Babovee and Callen Mitchell; other relatives and many friends.

Gregory Patterson
Graveside services for Gregory Neil Patterson, 57, Henderson County, were held July 3, 2010, at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Athens under the direction of Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home in Athens.
Patterson died June 29, 2010, at the North Texas VA Health Care Systems in Dallas.
He was preceded in death by his son, Gregory Neil Patterson Jr.
He was a resident of Henderson County for the past 12 years and was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp. He was also an associate member of the Cosacks M-C.
He will be missed.
Survivors include his son, David Patterson, Las Vegas, Nev.; daughter Amanda Patterson, Florida; mother Dorene Elenius, Martins Mill; brothers Patrick McIntyre, Eustace; Michael Bronson, Tool; and Tommy Kubitz, Michigan; nephew Donny Grondin, Eustace; sisters Marsha Cole, Florida; Kitty Decott, Florida; and Linda Grondin, Murchison; numerous nephews, nieces and a host of friends.

Leonard Combs
Memorial services for Leonard Berry Combs, 81, Gun Barrel City, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 10, 2010, at the Cornerstone Church in Mabank, 101 West Eubank Street (one block southwest of the intersection of State Highway 198 and business U.S. 175, under the direction of Moorhead Epps Funeral Home in Gun Barrel City.
Combs was born Dec. 10, 1928, in Kerens to Ludie Mae and Emmit Combs and died June 25, 2010.
Survivors include his wife, Vestine Combs; four daughters and spouses; many grandchildren and their spouses; many great-grandchildren; three siblings; and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to The Hospice of East Texas or the American Cancer Society.

Janet Lee Ruff
Services for Janet Lee Ruff, 57, Payne Springs, were held July 7, 2010, at the Eubank Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Laura Collier officiating under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Ruff was born Feb. 12, 1953, in Dallas and died July 3, 2010, in Payne Springs.
Survivors include her husband, Andy R. Ruff Jr., Gun Barrel City; sons Randy Freeman and wife Crystal, Gun Barrel City; Brandon Ruff and wife Misty, Dallas; Jason Ruff, Dallas; and Kenneth Johnson, Utah; daughter Rhonda Freeman and husband John, Payne Springs; grandchildren Johnny, Janie, Jessica, Jordan, Jo-Anna Kelsey, Kiley, Melinda, Michael, Christopher, Joshua, Aaron, Keely and Brittany; brother Bobby Ray McCrary and wife Debra, Dallas; and sister Joyce Maria Dunlap and husband Dwayne, Scurry.

Glen Moore
Services for Glen Alan Moore, 54, Kemp, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 8, 2010 (today), at the Tomlinson Funeral Home in Seven Points. Mike Ferguson will officiate. Interment will be in Restland Memorial Park in Dallas.
Moore was born Nov. 30, 1955, in Dallas and died July 3, 2010, in Seven Points.
He was preceded in death by his father, Owen Wayne Moore Sr., brothers Owen Wayne Moore Jr., Paul Moore and John Andrew Moore.
He was employed in computer hardware and was a member of the Dallas Dart Association.
Survivors include his mother, Betty Moore, Seven Points; sons John Moore and wife Amber, Mesquite; Jeff Moore, Seagoville; and Jeremy Moore and wife Jami, Garland; brother William Curtis Moore; and nine grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Mike Freeman, Marvin Bowman, Ethan Moore, Danny Harlow, Jeffery Amix and Scott Simpkins.



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