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Thomas Andrew Vanhoose, Sr.

May 27, 1938 October 23, 2019
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Thomas Andrew Vanhoose, Sr., 81, passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at his home in De Kalb, Texas.

Thomas was born May 27, 1938 in the Dalby Springs, Texas to Clarence Edward and Lois I. Widemon Vanhoose.  He was a retired machinist for Hawk Industries.  Thomas was a member of Highland Park Baptist Church in Mt. Pleasant and attended First Baptist Church in De Kalb.  

He is preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife of 10 years, Elizabeth Woodson Vanhoose of De Kalb, Texas; one son, Thomas "Tommy" A. Vanhoose, Jr. of Forney, Texas; one daughter and son-in-law, Winnona and Bobby Allen of Kilgore, Texas; four brothers and three sisters-in-law, Kenneth and Eunice Vanhoose of Longview, Texas, Lilburn and Carol Vanhoose of Nash, Texas, Larry Vanhoose of Pittsburg, Texas, and Dale and Becky Vanhoose of Mt. Pleasant, Texas; one sister, Shirley Swafford of Mt. Pleasant, Texas; five grandchildren, Jimmy Vanhoose of Forney, Texas, Samantha Vanhoose of Raleigh, North Carolina, Stacy Sharp of Tyler, Texas, Phillip Allen of Jacksonville, Texas, and Shane Holt of Kilgore, Texas; five great grandchildren; one special step grandson, Seth McMurray of De Kalb, Texas; one special friend, Tommy Sharp of Hughes Springs, Texas; and numerous other family members and friends.
Graveside services will be 11:00 A.M. Saturday, October 26, 2019 at Roberts Cemetery in De Kalb, Texas under the direction of Bates Family Funeral Home in De Kalb, Texas with Chaplain Mark Emard officiating. 

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Children's Ministry, 204 W. Fulton, De Kalb, TX 75559.

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Roberts Cemetery

CR 4316
De Kalb, TX 75559

Roberts Cemetery
CR 4316 De Kalb 75559 TX
United States

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Roberts Cemetery Final Resting Place

CR 4316
De Kalb, TX 75559

CR 4316 De Kalb 75559 TX
United States

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First Baptist Church

204 W. Fulton
De Kalb, TX 75559
Children's Ministry

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