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Kenneth Joe Chambliss

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Funeral services for Kenneth Joe Chambliss, 79, of Cumby will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 9, at Cumby United Methodist Church with the Rev. Duncan Graham officiating.

Interment will follow at Cumby Cemetery with Asa Bloyed, Shawn Bloyed, Steve Smith, Johnny Carter, Mike Cross and Danny Reichle serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Rusty Vaughan, Ryan Vaughan, Shane Gilbert, Lane Gilbert, Josh Weatherbee and Larry White.

Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, March 8, at West Oaks Funeral Home.

Mr. Chambliss died Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at Kindred Hospital in Dallas.

Kenneth Joe Chambliss was born on March 8, 1933, in Pittsburg, the son of Leonard and Josephine Crane Chambliss.

He married Betty Cross on Dec. 22, 1955, in Cumby. She survives.

Mr. Chamblis was the high school principal of Lone Oak for 20 years.

Other survivors include his daughter, Vicky France and husband, Martin, of Cumby; brothers Billy Chambliss and wife, Sharon, of Seagoville, Wayne Chambliss and wife, Sherry, of Cuero and Jerry Chambliss and wife, Pat, of Daingerfield; grandson Christopher Gilbert of Cumby; and great-grandchildren Shane Gilbert, Lane Gilbert, Wade Gilbert, Kyleigh Tadlock, Brantley Tadlock, Jade France and Tommy Mitchell.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorials may be made to Cumby United Methodist Church, 204 East Main St., Cumby, Texas 75433.

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