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  Naaman Pugh
A memorial prayer service for Naaman Michael Pugh, 60, Gun Barrel City, was held Dec. 4, 2010, at the Assembly of God Church in Gun Barrel City.
Pugh was born Nov. 11, 1950, in Fort Worth and died Nov. 24, 2010, at his residence.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He graduated from Bryan Adams High School in Dallas in 1968.
He served in the U.S. Army, achieved the rank of Sergeant (Spc. 5) and served two tours of duty in Vietnam with the Army Engineering Group.
He worked in the Dallas/Fort Worth area for Frito Lay, Lane Containers and Shar Trucking and in Gun Barrel City for Luther Lane RV Trailer Park.
Survivors include his brothers, Wayne Desmond Pugh Jr. and Jerry Storm; stepson Josh Layton; and daughter Christine Pugh; and his loving dog, “Doggoneit.”

William Tucker
Graveside services for William W. “Buster” Tucker, 66, Athens, were held Dec. 7, 2010, at the Union Cemetery with Brother Frank Upchurch and Pastor David McGee officiating under the direction of Tomlinson Funeral Home in Malakoff.
Tucker was born July 13, 1944 in Hartshorne, Okla., and died Dec. 5, 2010, in Tyler.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Essie Lawson and Bill Tucker, son Jeffrey Tucker, brothers Buddy, Jerry and Thomas Tucker.
He was a farmer.
Survivors include his wife of 46 years Mary Tucker; sons Doug Tucker and wife Cindy, Athens; and Charlie Tucker and wife Jennifer, Lexington; daughter Kathy Johnson and husband Danny, Big Sandy; brothers Joe Hardeman and Pat Tucker; sisters Evelyn Whaylen and Betty Garrity; 17 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.


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