W. C. "Buddy"


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W. C. "Buddy" Staton

Oct 20 1930 - Sep 17 2007

W. C. “Buddy” Staton, age 76, of Mesquite, Texas, passed away September 17, 2007, in Mesquite. He was born October 20, 1930, in Blue Ridge, Texas, the son of Woody Staton and Mary Birdie McLarry Staton. He was a Baptist and belonged to the International Order of Foresters, C. B. Club and was a heavy machine operator. He is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law, Margaret Lynn Leal of Dallas, Nancy Gail Blair of Pecan Hill, Evelyn Kay and Douglas Cheek of Mesquite, Valle Arden and Robert Gregory of Albuquerque, NM and Neva Nannette and Dale Cohen of Mesquite; son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Corey Fox of East Texas; sisters, Louise Jenkins of Desoto, Artie Nelms of Caddo Mills and Ima Jean Rodgers of Little Rock, Arkansas; twelve grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Preceding him in death were his wife, Ammye Dell Curry Staton; daughter, Deborah Ann Monus; sister, Mildred Ertzberger; and his parents. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM, Wednesday, September 19, 2007, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home Chapel in Leonard with Charles Wrenn officiating. Interment will follow at Indian Creek Cemetery near Leonard. The family will receive friends during a visitation at the funeral home on Tuesday, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.
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