Lucy Leona Haun
December 3, 1912 - December 8, 2009
Lucy Leona Haun was born December 3, 1912 in the Kelly Community
southwest of Van Alstyne to William Russell Haun and Flora Matilda Haun.
She went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, December 8, 2009 at Pecan Point
Assisted Living Center at the age of 97. Services will be held Saturday,
December 12, 2009 at the First United Methodist Church in Van Alstyne conducted
by Rev. D. Glen Blackmon.
Lucy attended high school in Van Alstyne and college in Denton at
North Texas Teachers College (now the University of North Texas).
She taught elementary school in Jameson, Altoga, Lone Star and Mantua before
moving to Dallas to work for an insurance company. In 1942, she moved
to Austin to work for the State of Texas in the social services department
In 1976 she retired and in 1981 moved back to Van Alstyne. Lucy was
a member of the United Methodist Women, a volunteer for the Van Alstyne
Library, a member of the Van Alstyne Culture Club and the Quilt Guild.
She gave many hours of willing service to God.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Norma England.
Lucy is survived by one brother, Howard Haun and wife, Bettye of Van Alstyne;
one sister, Alta David and husband, Ed of Van Alstyne; nieces, Floralee
ROlen and husband, Gene of Tom Bean, Alice Graham and husband, Johnny of
Melissa, Martinette Kemp and husband, Dan of Luella, Linda Dixon and husband,
Monte of Van Alstyne, Kathryn Ellison of Van Alstyne, and Gaye Wagner and
husband, John of Gaithersburg, MD; nephew, Michael Haun and wife, Julia
of Plano; 21 great nieces and nephews; 28 great-great nieces and nephews
and 1 great-great-great nephew.
Family visitation will be on Friday, December 11, 2009 at the Flesher
Funeral Home from 5:00 - 7:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorials in
her honor may be made to the Van Alstyne Public Library, P.O. Box 247,
Van Alstyne, TX 75495 or to the UMW Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 125, Van
Alstyne, TX 75495.