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Obituaries

June 4, 2014

Donnie Ketron

Donnie Ray Ketron of Farmersville passed away June 2, 2014, at his residence.

He was born Jan. 25, 1945, in Greenville; the son of William Barker and Daphna Coker Ketron. He was a retired foreman for North Texas Municipal Water District. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Farmersville.

Donnie served the city of Farmersville as a past city councilman, Farmersville Volunteer Fire Department, and was awarded the Harry Cameron Citizen of the Year award and was former owner of Donnie’s K and K  convenience store for many years.

He is survived by his children, Darrell Ray Ketron and daughter Heather Ketron, both of Farmersville; a granddaughter, Brandi Ketron and husband James of Farmersville; great-grandchildren Kylee Ketron and Journey Smith, both of Farmersville; and ex-wife Sandie Ketron of Fate.

He was preceded in death by his son, William Barker Ketron III;  his parents, Bill and Daphna Ketron; one brother, Kenneth Ketron; and one sister, Billie Sockwell.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, June 6, at the First Baptist Church in Farmersville with Rev. Rick Ballard officiating. Interment will be in the Merit Cemetery in Merit.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Hurst’ Fielder Baker Funeral Home in Farmersville.

Online condolences may be made at www.hurstsfielderbaker.com

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