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Cleon Flanagan Sr.

March 22, 1935 — May 7, 2015

Cleon Flanagan Sr.

Cleon Flanagan Sr., 80, passed away on Thursday, May 7, 2015, in Sulphur Springs. He was born March 22, 1935 in Nacogdoches to Amoes and Ammi Flanagan.

He attended school in Nacogdoches and married Variee Morrison of Hope, AR. They lived in Commerce and had eight children.

Cleon was a laborer at Hi-Yield Chemical Company, Champion Homes, and later retired from Texas A&M University-Commerce.

He was preceeded in death by his parents; his children, Donnie Flanagan, Brenda Gadlin, Sandra Flanagan; two brothers and one sister.

He is survived by his wife; four daughters, Rose Bailey (Herbert) of Commerce, Dorothy Flanagan of Commerce, Felicia Flanagan (Shawn) of Sulphur Springs, Tyra Allen (Keenan) of Commerce; one son, Cleon Flanagan, Jr. (Jennifer) of Pecan Gap; two sisters, Gertrude Ray of San Bernardino, CA, and Shirley Flanagan of Houston; one brother, Nelson Flanagan (Brenda) of Longview; several in-laws from Hope,AR; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, May 10, 2015, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home in Commerce.

Funeral service will be held on Monday, May 11, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at Mt. Moriah Temple Baptist Church, in Commerce, with Rev. L.G. Dixon officiating.

Pallbearers will be George Brigham, Tony Pannell, Reginal Flanagan, Joel Mayberry, Nick Gadlin Sr. and Nick Gadlin Jr. Honorary pallbearers will be Cleon's grandsons and nephews.

Interment will follow at Rosemound Cemetery in Commerce.

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