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Jean Funderburk departed this life March 21, 2015.
She was born June 21, 1925, in the Mount Zion Community to Oscar and Ruth Vaughn Cameron. She married W.C. (Dub) Funderburk on Dec. 23, 1945, in Commerce; he preceded her in death Aug. 17, 1983.
Jean graduated from Commerce High School in 1942. She was the secretary for Commerce High School for several years. She worked for Cameron Butane Service and Automatic Gas for eight years. In 1983 she became the office manager for Dr. Robert Cozart Sr. and Dr. Robert Cozart Jr. until her retirement in 2005 at the age of 80.
Jean was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Even though she worked, she always found time to enjoy her grandsons. During her retirement years, she enjoyed working crossword puzzles and keeping her grand-dog, Heidi, everyday.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church and the Dough Rollins Sunday School Class. She served on the Rosemound Cemetery Board for several years.
She is survived by a son, Bill Funderburk and wife LaVerne of Hamilton, Texas; daughter Luann Huffman and husband David of Commerce; grandsons Brian Funderburk of Carrollton, Kyle Funderburk of Houston and Clint Funderburk and wife Karri of Kennedale; a niece, Barbara Shields and husband Jim Hamilton of Georgetown; and nephew Jimmy Cameron of Commerce.
Preceding her in death were her parents; brothers Dale Cameron and wife Jessie and Deryl Cameron; a sister, Marie Shields and husband Paul; and two nephews, Johnson Shields and Johnny Cameron.
Funeral services were Tuesday, March 24, at 2 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Commerce.
Visitation was Monday at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home in Commerce.
Pallbearers are Brian Funderburk, Kyle Funderburk, Clint Funderburk, Dr. Robert Cozart Jr., Jim Peek and Joe Mangual.
Honorary pallbearers are Gene Casselberry, Dr. Robert Cozart Sr., Charlie Smith and Randy Manning.
The family expresses deep appreciation for the loving care given by Dr. Rick Selvaggi, 1st Choice Home Health Care and Briarcliff Health Center.
Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 1709 State Highway 24, Commerce, Texas 75428 or Rosemound Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 408, Commerce, Texas 75429.
Online condolences may be made at www.jones-walkerandson.com and www.heraldbanner.com.
Published on  March 26, 2015
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