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Virginia LaRue Calhoun

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Funeral services for Virginia LaRue Calhoun, 81, of Sulphur Springs will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, at West Oaks Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bruce Stinson and the Rev. Don Tinsley officiating.

Interment will follow at Restlawn Memorial Park with Eli Calhoun, Tyler Rhoades, Brennan Rhoades, Garrett Rhoades, Bo Bratton, Billy Bratton, Blake Talmage, Caleb Talmage and Trent Daniel serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Kyle Pettit, Mike Littlefield and Roman Watson.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, at the funeral home.

Mrs. Calhoun died Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, at Carriage House Manor.

Virginia LaRue Calhoun was born on Jan. 5, 1932, in the Mahoney community to James Charles and Ella (Anderson) Porter.

She married Ray Calhoun on June 6, 1953, in Dallas. He survives.

Mrs. Calhoun worked for Sulphur Springs Independent School District in the cafeteria for 10 years and was a homemaker. She was a member of Central Baptist Church.

Other survivors include sons James Calhoun of Dike, and Kenneth Calhoun and wife, Charlotte, of Mountainburg, Ark.; daughters Janet Stevenson and husband, David, of Port Angeles, Wash., Nita Rhoades and husband, John, of Sulphur Springs and Chris Talmage and husband, Tim, of Sulphur Springs; grandchildren Leslie Littlefield, Eli Calhoun, Trent Daniel, Bo Bratton, Billy Bratton, Nikki Pettit, Jeni Lester, Kaila Point, Natasha Watson, Tyler Rhoades, Brennan Rhoades, Garrett Rhoades, Blake Talmage and Caleb Talmage; and 18 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Arnold Porter, Albert Porter, Odis Porter and Travis Porter.

Memorials may be made to Legacy Hospice at The Hope Foundation, 120 E. South Town Drive, Suite 200, Tyler, Texas 75703.





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