Murrell Truett


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Murrell Truett Lucas

Mar 27 1925 - Aug 25 2007

Mr. Murrell Truett Luca, age 82, of Leonard, Texas passed away August 25, 2007 at the Sam Rayburn Veterans Administraion Nursing Home in Bonham. He was born March 27, 1925 in Randolph, the son of Coy Lucas and Evelyn Hicks Lucas. In February of 1949, he married Jo Juan Watson in Dallas, after her death on March 24, 1977, he married Betty Jackson on June 20, 1986 in Bonham. He was a farmer, rancher and a member of the Grove Hill United Methodist Church. Murrell proudly served in the United States Navy and was a veteran of World War II. He was a 60 year member of the Grove Hill Masonic Lodge and was a member of the Eastern Star, Whitewright Chapter. He is survived by his wife Betty of Leonard; daughters, Linda Steele and her husband, Ray of Sherman, Sharon Mahan and her husband, Mike of Allen; brother, Hollis Lucas and his wife, Evie of St. Paul Park, Minnesota; grandsons, Lee Steele and his wife, Celeste, Truett Steele and his wife, Shannon and Clint Mahon; great-grandchildren, Brittany, Jordon and Parker Steele; great-great-grandson, Rome Garcia; step-daughter, Terri Stewman and her husband, Keith of Allen; step-son, Bryan Jackson; step-grandchildren, Ryan, Daniel, Catie and Hayli. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 28, 2007, at the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel in Leonard with Rev. Jim McIntire and Charles Wrenn officiating. Interment will follow at Leonard Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00-9:00 p.m., Monday, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in Leonard. Memorials may be made to the Leonard Cemetery Association or to the charity of your choice.
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