Willard Allen


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Willard Allen Croley

Nov 13 1934 - Jul 19 2007

Mr. Willard Allen Croley, 72, of Whitewright, Texas passed away Thursday, July 19, 2007 at the Texoma Medical Center, Denison, Texas. He was born November 13, 1934 at Daingerfield, Texas to Jess Willard and Ruby Lee (Gilmore) Croley. He married Patsy Blythe on December 30, 1961 at Tom Bean, Texas. He served his country in the U.S. Army. Mr. Croley retired as a truck driver and was a member of the American Legion. He was also of the Baptist faith. Mr. Croley is survived by his wife, Patsy Croley of Whitewright; son, W. A. Croley, Jr. and his wife, Lois of Ben Wheeler; daughters, Jody Morris and her husband Michael and Pam Luster and her husband Curtis all of Whitewright; grandchildren, Genny Luster of Denton, Christopher Luster, Randy Luster and Andrew Croley all of Whitewright, Cole Croley of Ben Wheeler; sister, Jeannie Adams and her husband Billy Paul of Hugh Springs; numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends. He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, James Croley and sister, Lois Ann Croley. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday, July 22, 2007, at Holloway Cemetery, Grayson County, Texas with the Rev. Rodney Stanford officiating. Family and friends are invited to the Earnheart Funeral Home, Whitewright, Texas, at their convenience on Saturday, July 21, 2007 to pay their respects and to sign the register book. The family will receive friends during a visitation Saturday evening from 6:00 – 7:00 PM. Arrangements are with Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow’s Earnheart Funeral Home, Whitewright, Texas.
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