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Kenneth Davis
B: 1934-10-15
D: 2017-06-27
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Billy McWilliams
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D: 2017-06-26
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Jean Mettetal
B: 1925-09-21
D: 2017-06-24
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Billie Hardin
B: 1927-11-10
D: 2017-06-23
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Wilda Gothard
D: 2017-06-23
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Oleta Boyd
B: 1922-07-01
D: 2017-06-23
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Lazarus Krohn
B: 1936-10-02
D: 2017-06-20
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William Wagner
B: 1995-07-22
D: 2017-06-20
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Wagner, William
Betty Parker
B: 1932-03-27
D: 2017-06-12
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Terry Glover
D: 2017-06-11
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Glover, Terry
Tommie Tadlock
B: 1940-12-19
D: 2017-06-11
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Edward Hehmann
B: 1948-09-21
D: 2017-06-07
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Donna Cheatham
B: 1955-12-22
D: 2017-06-06
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Cheatham, Donna
Patricia Rudkin
B: 1939-10-22
D: 2017-06-04
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Rudkin, Patricia
Margaret Burkett
B: 1928-03-30
D: 2017-06-03
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Burkett, Margaret
Lenard Anstead
B: 1940-03-16
D: 2017-05-27
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Anstead, Lenard
Wesley Gentry
B: 1933-10-06
D: 2017-05-27
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Gentry, Wesley
Virgie Paroline
B: 1924-11-14
D: 2017-05-24
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Paroline, Virgie
Peggy Brown
B: 1932-08-03
D: 2017-05-20
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Brown, Peggy
Gene Sheppard
B: 1932-11-22
D: 2017-05-14
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Sheppard, Gene
Donald Hatton
B: 1930-08-05
D: 2017-05-12
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Hatton, Donald

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Holly “Gene” Ludwig

Holly “Gene” Ludwig passed away peacefully at home with his loving family on Friday, May 12, 2017.
He was born on January 27, 1927 to Holly Jacob Ludwig and Cecil Sollars Ludwig and raised near Fithian, Illinois where he worked on the family farm until high school graduation. Following graduation, he served in the U.S. navy during World War II on a destroyer in the South Pacific. After the war, he married his high school sweetheart, Lola “Betty” McConnell. They celebrated 52 years of marriage before her death in 1999. In addition to his wife and parents, he is preceded in death by his son, Ricky Ludwig, brothers, Jake, Jack and Gary Ludwig.
He is survived by his sister Ann Ludwig Luedke, daughter Linda Ludwig Quintana and her husband Ken, son Holly Gene Ludwig II and his wife Karie, son Mark Owen Ludwig and his wife Candi, grandchildren; Robert Elliot, Jennifer Elliott, Shane Ludwig, Kris Ludwig, Cara Ludwig Mitchell, Laken Ivey, 8 great grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. at Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home 1910 Hwy. 31 E. Athens, Texas 75751.

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