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Leon Luce
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Birth: May 13, 1927
Latexo
Houston County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 25, 2008
Crockett
Houston County
Texas, USA

Mr. Leon Luce, age 81 of Grapeland, passed away Thursday, December 25, 2008 in the East Texas Medical Center in Crockett. Mr. Luce was born May 13, 1927 in Latexo to Bart and Mary Sims Luce. He was self-employed painter and had previously worked for Vulcraft. Mr. Luce was a member of the Union Chapel Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife of 69 years, Jo Luce, of Grapeland; daughters Myra Musick and husband Barry, of Grapeland, Melba Wortham and husband J.W., of Tyler, Kathy Lumbrerez and husband Daniel, of Grapeland, Barbara Bowman and husband Ken, of Henderson and Debra Rowden and husband John, of Grapeland; son Dean Luce and wife Nola, of Grapeland; brother Arlon Luce, of Grapeland; 18 grandchildren; and 35 great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by his parents Bart and Mary Sims Luce; sisters Ruby Luce, Loreda Allen and Pauline Kilgore; brothers Barney Luce, Alton Luce and Robert Fowler.

Funeral Services for Mr. Leon Luce were held Monday, December 29, at 1:00 p.m. at Union Chapel Baptist Church with Bro. Roy Bowman and Bro. Gary Luker officiating. Interment followed in McCarty Cemetery.

Pallbearers were his grandsons, Marcus Musick, Eric Wortham, Jason Wortham, Justin Lumbrerez, Nicholas Lumbrerez, Derek Bowman and Jeremy Rowden.

Bailey & Foster Funeral Home
 
 
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 Parents:
  Barkley Moore Luce (1883 - 1962)
  Mary Dove Sims Luce (1888 - 1965)
 
 Spouse:
  Elmyra Jo Williams Luce (1935 - 2011)*
 
 Siblings:
  Robert Elmo Fowler (1906 - 1957)**
  Ruby May Luce (1912 - 1913)*
  Barney Moore Luce (1915 - 1975)*
  Loreda Luce Allen (1917 - 1984)*
  Minnie Pauline Luce Kilgore (1919 - 2003)*
  Alton Luce (1923 - 1984)*
  Leon Luce (1927 - 2008)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
McCarter Cemetery
Latexo
Houston County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Tom Streetman
Record added: Feb 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47726819
Leon Luce
Added by: Tom Streetman
 
Leon Luce
Added by: Tom Streetman
 
Leon Luce
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- Tom Streetman
 Added: Jul. 17, 2010
 
 
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