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Ilse Luise Lambert
Memorial services for Ilse Luise Lambert, 85, Malakoff, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 25, 2009, at the Tomlinson Funeral Home in Malakoff with the Rev. Charles Rogers officiating. Interment will be in Prairie Point Cemetery in Kerens.
Lambert was born in Nuremburg, Germany in 1924 and died July 15, 2009, in Malakoff.
She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Clifton Crocker in 1979 and her second husband Joe Baily Lambert in 1996.
Survivors include her daughter Linda and husband James Fryer, Palmer.

Gary L. Abadie
A memorial service for Gary L. Abadie, 64, Payne Springs, will be held at a later date under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Abadie was born Oct. 27, 1944, in Corsicana and died July 19, 2009, in Gun Barrel City.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother and one sister.
Previously of Weatherford, he had resided in Payne Springs for the past two weeks. He was a pipeline engineer and a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member of the American Legion.
Survivors include his sons Bobby Barnholt and wife Angela, Houston; and Clay Abadie and wife Tacy, Weatherford; daughters Kim Beebe and husband Tommy, Mabank; and Melisa Collum and husband Tommy, Weatherford; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a host of other family and friends.

Fairs Sorrells
Services for Fairs Franklin Sorrells, 73, were held July 21, 2009, in the Anderson-Clayton Bros. Chapel in Kemp with the Rev. Terrell Scott officiating. Interment followed in the Baker Cemetery in Tolosa under the direction of Anderson-Clayton Bros. Funeral Home in Kemp.
Sorrells was born Dec. 4, 1935, in Kaufman County to the late Sadie Lee Raymond and James Henry Sorrels and died July 18, 2009, in Kemp.
He was preceded in death by his wife Barbara Ann Frankum Sorrells Jan. 25, 2003, and his son Larry Don Sorrells Sept. 26, 2002.
Sorrells was a member of the Kemp Masonic Lodge No. 528 and the First Baptist Church in Kemp. He married Barbara Ann Frankum April 1, 1954, in Rockwall.
Survivors include his daughters Faris Ann Smith and husband Vic, Kemp; and Vickie Johnston and husband Tommy, Stonewall, Okla.; grandchildren Larry Watson, Christie Watson, Ferris Randall Watson, Justin Smith, Brent Smith, Cody Sorrells and Cole Sorrells; great-grandchildren Sammy Watson, Shaylee Watson, Louis Hernandez, Emma Watson, Whitney Sorrells and two on the way; brother George Sorrells and wife Sue, Canton; sister Madge Anders and husband Buddy, Dallas; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.


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