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Eugene Fox

   Eugene Fox, 77 of Vernon, died on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in Vernon. Services will be held Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 at 2 p.m., at First Assembly of God Church with Rev. Brian Pounds officiating. Interment will be at Eastview Cemetery under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.
   Fox was born Saturday, Nov. 12, 1938 in Thalia. He was the son of the late Marvin Odell Fox and the late Emma Jean Boyd Fox. He married Ferne Christian on Aug. 24, 1957 in Vernon. He was a self-employed contractor and retired from Vernon State Hospital as supervisor over carpentry maintenance. He was a member of the Carpentry Union,  and he served in the United States Army National Guard. He was a member of First Assembly of God Church.
  He is survived by his wife, Ferne Fox of the home; four daughters, Brenda Brandon of Vernon, Donna Gillespie of Vernon, Kelly Fox of Galveston and Brooke Ward of Vernon; one sister, Lynn Young of Lufkin; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Debra Morgan.
   Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016 at Sullivan Funeral Home.
   Memorials can be made to First Assembly of God Church. Online condolences may be made to the family at


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