Melvin Furra

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Melvin Furra, 92, of Lake Dallas, passed away on November 26, 2012 in Denton, TX. He was born on January 14, 1920 in Nacogdoches County, Texas, the son of John and Mertle Laws Furra. Melvin worked for Texlite company for twenty eight years. He was also a charter member of North Side Baptist Church in Carrollton, TX. He was also a veteran of World War II serving in the South Pacific with both the Army and the Air Force. Mr. Furra is survived by his wife of 72 years Eddie Swink Furra; daughter Melva Holley (Randy); and son Roger Furra (Cha); four grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday November 29, 2012 at 2:00p.m. in the First Baptist Church at Lake Dallas with a visitation starting at 1:00p.m. Burial will follow in the Swisher Cemetery in Lake Dallas.

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