Herschel Cox


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Herschel Cox Zellars

Jun 12 1911 - Aug 26 2004

Herschel Cox Zellars, age 93 of Little Elm, Texas passed away in Lewisville, Texas on August 26, 2004. Herschel was born June 12, 1911 in Rising Star, Texas to Fred and Linnie (Lane) Zellars. He married Edna G. Rutledge on August 4, 1934 in Rising Star, Texas. He was a farmer in Little Elm, Texas for fifty years. He worked with the Little Elm School District as a bus driver and in maintenance for forty-two years. The Herschel Zellars Elementary School was named in his honor. He is survived by four sons: Robert H. and wife, Becky Zellars of Jacksonville Beach, Florida, Leon F. and wife, Peggy Zellars of McKinney, Texas, Leroy G. Zellars of Needville, Texas, Rodney N. and wife, Joanie Zellars of Lewisville, Texas; seven grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; sister, Joe Leonard of Odessa, Texas; brothers, Guy Zellars and Horace Zellars both of Odessa, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his wife, Edna G. Zellars, two brothers, and two sisters. Funeral Services will be 3:00 PM Sunday, August 29, 2004 at Rhea Mills Baptist Church with Pastor Buddy Garland and Pastor Phil Hamlin officiating. Interment will follow at the Little Elm Cemetery in Little Elm, Texas. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 PM Saturday, August 28, 2004 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home, 8520 Main Street, Frisco, Texas 75034.
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