Imogene Funderburgh


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Imogene Funderburgh Malone

Aug 25 1920 - Jul 18 2007

Imogene Funderburgh Malone, age 86 years, passed away on July 18, 2007 at her residence in McKinney, Texas. She was born August 25, 1920, near McKinney in rural Collin County to James Monroe Funderburgh and Virginia Gertrude Kirby. She was married to Wallace Ray Malone on May 25, 1940 in McKinney. To the marriage were born two children. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, daughter Jeanne Giles and grandson Sean Giles. Imogene was a loving wife and a giving mother to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She attended Lovejoy Elementary School and graduated from McKinney High School in 1938. She supported and traveled with her husband over a thirty year military career. Imogene is survived by a sister, Nila Johnson of McKinney, Texas; her son, Danny Ray Malone and wife Sandra of Sanford, North Carolina; grandchildren Brandy Michelle Heldt and husband David of Sanford, North Carolina, Kevin Wesley Malone and Caroline of Forney, Texas and Jeremy Michael Giles of Allen, Texas; great-grandchildren Denton Malone, Nicholas Wykoff, Jacob Wykoff, Kaitlyn Heldt and David Heldt and numerous nieces and nephews. Imogene was a member of the Community North Baptist where she was actively involved. She was a member of the Ruth Sunday School Class. Over the period of her life, she actively participated in Blue Birds, Girl Scouts and in much volunteer work in the United States Air Force. Her steadfast faith in Church and love for her family made her a precious example for her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren to follow. They will miss her very much but will celebrate her wonderfully fulfilled life in Christ. Funeral services for Imogene will be held Saturday, July 21, 2007, at 2:00 p.m. at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Friday, July 20, 2007 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions were sent to Community North Baptist Church or the Juvenile Diabetes Association.
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