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SHERMAN - Shirley J. Bruce, 72, of Sherman went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 21, 2010. As she prepared to enter heaven, she was at home with her husband, daughter and faithful companion Cuddles. 
Family visitation will be from 2 -4 p.m. Sunday, July 25, 2010 at Bratcher Funeral Home, 401 W. Woodard St., Denison. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 26, 2010 at Trinity Lighthouse Church, 2915 Spur 503, Denison. Her pastor Rev. Raymond England will officiate. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery, 1501 S.H. 91 N. Denison. Pallbearers will be Jackie Brown, Jason Busbey, Jim Crawley, Bob Clay, Steve Jacobs and Marce Strong.
Shirley was a very loving wife, mother and sister. She and her husband spent more than 55 years loving and caring for each other. Most of her life was dedicated to working in the community and caring for her family. She was actively involved in her church. The last six years she courageously battled numerous health problems, but never stopped thinking of others. She is a member of Trinity Lighthouse Church.
Survivors include her husband Chuck and daughter Theresa of Sherman; sons, Robert of Los Lunas, N.M., and Gary of Lubbock. She has several brothers and sisters, Joyce Forgue of Denison, Eddy Forgue of Sherman, Lee Forgue of Denison, Barbara Kuykendal and husband Jimmy of Waskom, Leonard B. Baker of Bonham, Beverly Doty, Linda Harbisson and husband Jerre, Sherry Howe and husband Carl, all of Denison. She is also survived by her two precious aunts, Wanda Hale and husband Hueland of Colbert and Leona Haase of Great Bend, Kan.
Preceding her in death are parents Leonard Baker and Gloria Faye Baker, Rosa V. Forgue and Armond Forgue, brothers Armond Forgue Jr. and Ronald Baker. 
Arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Bratcher Funeral Home. For further information, please call the funeral home at (903) 465-2323
The Herald Democrat on July 25, 2010
Shirely J. Bruce


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