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Gene Dempsey  “Dempsey” Muery was born on Sept. 29, 1927 in Bellville to George Washington Muery and Agnes Louise Wammel Muery.  

On Dec.  22, 1964 he married Ruby Bell in Bellville. 

Dempsey Muery worked for San Bernard Electric Coop, Bellville, and retired Dec. 11, 1982 after 35 years of service.

He was an active member of St. John Lutheran Church in Bellville and was part of the organization of  the Lutheran Brotherhood holding several offices over the years. 

Dempsey was a retired member of the Bellville Volunteer Fire Department.

Dempsey enjoyed gardening, playing dominoes, listening to polka music every Saturday morning  and was an avid hunter.

His grandchildren remember spending summers with Demspey in Bellville and taking trips to Sandy.

He will be greatly missed by his many friends  and family.

Gene Dempsey Muery passed away on Friday, July 9, 2010 in Cleveland, Texas at the age of 82.

He is survived by: his children Jennifer Lynn Crabtree of Cleveland, Warren and Donna Brown of Katy; his grandchildren, Shanna Brown and Sam Teuton of Katy, Warren R Brown of Katy, William and Catherine Brown of Round Rock and great grandson Carter Samuel Teuton of Katy.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George Washington Muery and Agnes Louise Wammel Muery; by his wife Ruby Bell Muery; and son in-law Scott Crabtree.

Funeral services held July 12, 2010 at 3 p.m. at St. JohnLutheran Church of Bellville with the Rev. Jennie Jones officiating. Interment in Oak Knoll Cemetery in Bellville.

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