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James Edward "Sonny" Brinlee
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Birth: Mar. 15, 1930
Honey Grove
Fannin County
Texas, USA
Death: Jun. 27, 2007
Whitesboro
Grayson County
Texas, USA

Whitesboro News-Record
26 Jul 2007

James "Sonny" Brinlee
Funeral services for James "Sonny" Brinlee, 77-year-old Whitesboro resident, were held Saturday, June 30, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. at Huff Funeral Chapel in Whitesboro. Rev. Gary Carter officiated. Interment was in Oakwood Cemetery in Whitesboro, under the direction of Huff Funeral Home.
He died Wednesday, June 27, 2007 at his residence.
The son of the late Audrey Brinlee and Viola Matlock Brinlee, he was born March 15, 1930 in Honey Grove, Texas. He was a peanut farmer and welder.
Survivors include his wife, Beulah Smith Brinlee of Whitesboro; 4 sons, and daughters-in-law, Greg and Debbie Brinlee of Pine Forest, Texas, Mark Brinlee of Whitesboro, Michael Evonne Brinlee of Paragould, Arkansas, and Dewayne and Darlene Brinlee of Whitesboro; 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Janet and Frank Weir of Mead, Oklahoma, and Diane and David Boling of Austin, Texas; 1 sister, Betty Lou Hammer of Whitesboro; 18 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews, including Kathy Colwell of Fort Worth, Texas
He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Veta Faye Brinlee on September 8, 1997; 3 sisters and 1 brother, Stephen Brinlee.
Pallbearers were A.J. Brinlee, Stephen Brinlee, Jonathan Brinlee, Peanut Barnhart, Joshua Weir, Chris Brinlee and Jamie Brinlee.
Honorary pallbearers were David Huneycutt and J.C. Westbrook.
Visitation was Friday, June 29, 2007 at the funeral home. 
 
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 Parents:
  Audrey Lawton Brinlee (1904 - 1986)
  Viola Dora Matlock Brinlee (1909 - 1978)
 
 Spouse:
  Laveta Faye Smith Brinlee (1932 - 1997)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Edward Brinlee (1930 - 2007)
  Mattie Ruth Brinlee Smith (1937 - 1999)*
  Charles Edward Brinlee (1940 - 1942)*
  Mary Lucille Brinlee Moss (1945 - 2003)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Wood Cemetery
Whitesboro
Grayson County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Bearkat91
Record added: Jan 19, 2013
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James Edward Sonny Brinlee
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