Gary Lee Provence, Sr

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Gary Lee Provence, Sr

  • Birth 21 Sep 1935 Lamb County, Texas, USA
  • Death 23 Sep 2004 Palestine, Anderson County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
  • Plot Section 26 Site 16
  • Memorial ID 20919493

AO1 - US NAVY - VIETNAM

Gary died one year to the day after his beloved wife, Rosalie.

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Funeral services for Gary Lee Provence, 69, of Palestine, Texas will be at 10AM Tuesday at the Church of the Nations with Rev. Doug Herrell officiating. Graveside services with full military honors will be at 3 P.M. at the Dallas - Ft. Worth National Cemetery under the direction of Herrington/Land of Memory.

Mr. Provence died Thursday at home in Palestine. He was born September 21, 1935 in Olton, Texas to Thomas and Willamae Kirby Provence. He was raised in Texas and after 10 years in the service in the U.S. Navy worked as a civilian nuclear weapons inspector. Mr. Provence was a county sheriff in California and also a fire captain. He returned to Texas after retiring in 1989.

Mr. Provence was preceded in death by his wife, Rosalie Provence in September 2003. Survivors include 2 sons, Mark and Jamie Provence of California; daughter Pamela Witherspoon of California; 2 sisters Retha Crowther and Beverly McWhorter, both of Texas; 8 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Mark Provence, Mark Witherspoon, Eric Witherspoon, Bryan Taylor, Loren Taylor, and Lynn Crowther.

The family will receive condolences from 6 to 8 P.M. Monday at the funeral home. Memorial may be made to the American Cancer Society.


Orange County Register
Sept. 28, 2004

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MARRIED:

1) Judith Ann Lee
Mar 2, 1957
Los Angeles Co., CA
(2 children)
[d/o Leonard Wilbur Lee (#24622299) & Hazel Maxine Robitaille (#24622638)]

2) Sally Priscilla Zamora
Jul 11, 1962
San Diego Co., CA
(2 children)

3) Darlene Lorraine Olson
Feb 19, 1983
Clark Co., NV

4) Rosalie Boston
Mar 11, 1991
Anderson Co., TX


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  • Maintained by: Amy the Spirit Seeker
  • Originally Created by: DonZas
  • Added: 12 Aug 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20919493
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gary Lee Provence, Sr (21 Sep 1935–23 Sep 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20919493, citing Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Amy the Spirit Seeker (contributor 47053721) .