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2009-10-29 / Obituaries

Eula Dean Elmore

March 10, 1927 - October 23, 2009

Eula Elmore peacefully slipped into the presence of her Savior on October 23, 2009.

Born March 10, 1927 in Lovely, Kentucky, she met and married the love of her life, Lenard Doyle Elmore, on February 7, 1945 in Jacksonville, Florida. To this union were born three sons - Gary of Kodiak, Alaska, Archie of Lexington, Texas, and Scott of Temple, Texas.

Following World War II, she and her new husband moved to Haskell, Texas and began a lifelong love affair with each other and their new home. Her ambition was to provide a home and stability for her family that she had not known herself. She succeeded!

Known by various names - Honey, Mom, Aunt Eula, sister, and friend she was a special woman who will be deeply missed.

She is survived by her beloved sons Gary and wife Candy, Archie and wife Geralyn, and Scott, along with ten adored grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren that were a special delight for her, and sister Lydia Muncy of Jacksonville, Florida.

She was preceded in death by her dearest Doyle, father, mother, and eight of nine siblings.

Also holding a special place in her heart were lifetime friends in Ozona, Dublin, and Ira Texas, Grove Hill, Alabama, and Martin County, Kentucky.

Graveside services were held at the Willow Cemetery in Haskell, Texas on Tuesday, October 27 and a memorial service will be held at the First Baptist Church in Ozona, Texas on Wednesday, October 28 also at 2:00 P.M.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to Scott & White Hospice - 2401 S. 31st St. Temple, TX 76508 Phone: 254-724-4090 Toll free: 800-299- 2033, or the charity of your choice.

"Those who live in the Lord never see each other for the last time." - German Proverb

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