Lorene McLeroy Obituary

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Lorene McLeroy

April 17, 1929 - April 2, 2014
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Mattie Lorene McLeroy, age 84, resident of Arlington, Texas for 59 years, passed away in Garland, Texas on April 2, 2014. She was born in Ingram, Texas on April 17th, 1929. Lorene graduated from Lometa High School in 1947. She was married to Hiram Russell McLeroy on December 5th, 1947. They were married for 40 years until his death in 1987. Lorene was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and spent her life taking good care of her family. She loved family get togethers and cooking big meals for her loved ones, especially birthdays. She was a great cook and everyone loved her turkey dinners, banana pudding and chocolate pie. She...
Mattie Lorene McLeroy, age 84, resident of Arlington, Texas for 59 years, passed away in Garland, Texas on April 2, 2014. She was born in Ingram, Texas on April 17th, 1929. Lorene graduated from Lometa High School in 1947. She was married to Hiram Russell McLeroy on December 5th, 1947. They were married for 40 years until his death in 1987.
Lorene was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and spent her life taking good care of her family. She loved family get togethers and cooking big meals for her loved ones, especially birthdays. She was a great cook and everyone loved her turkey dinners, banana pudding and chocolate pie. She loved quilting and made quilts for many of her family members. She loved playing cards with her friends, sisters and grandchildren. She also loved puzzles. A great memory of her is when we all watched the Cowboy games with her and hearing her shout out "Get em!" She loved the Dallas Cowboys.
Lorene worked as a cafeteria manager for Arlington Independent School District for 20 years. She was a member of New York Ave Church of Christ. She loved God and her church family. She loved getting together with her closest friends to visit. She had a passion for sharing the gospel of Christ and volunteered at Mission Printing in Arlington for many years after she retired.
She was survived by children; Philip McLeroy (wife Janet), Joanne Carlsness (husband George), Robert Alan McLeroy and Lisa McLeroy. Grandchildren: Steve McLeroy, Amy Day, Mark Graves, Brent Graves, Brian McLeroy, Gary McLeroy, Kenneth McLeroy, Kristen Sanford and Jonathan Sanford and 12 great grandchildren. Sisters: Faye McGinnis (husband Norm), Sue Lancaster (husband Charlie) and Nancy Thogmartin (husband Tommy) and a host of nieces, nephews and loved ones. Sister in law Neva Wetmore.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Dave and Mattie Burns, her brothers: Floyd Burns, Cecil Burns, Robert Burns and Walter Burns.
In lieu of flowers, please make donation to:

Love In Action Int'l
1429 Mayfield
Garland, TX 75043
http://www.loveinactionintl.org/

Mission Printing
2707 Medlin Dr
Arlington, TX 76015
www.missionprinting.us/

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