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491. Ronald Harden WISHARD was born on 12 September 1941 in Fannin County, Texas.9 He died on 8 May 2004 at the age of 62 in Honey Grove, Fannin County, Texas.248 He was buried in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Fannin County, Texas.

The Paris News, Paris, Texas
Friday, 10 May 2004
Ronald Harden Wishard
LADONIA, Ronald Harden Wishard, 62, of the Oak Ridge community passed away Saturday, May 8, 2004, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, May 10, at Oak Ridge Church of Christ. Sammy Dobbs and Paul Ghee will officiate with interment following in Oak Ridge Cemetery under the direction of Delta Funeral Home.
He was born on Sept. 12, 1941, in Oak Ridge. He was the son of Robert and Joyce Fink Wishard. On Feb. 22, 1966, he married Sue Thurman. She preceded him in death on March 21, 2001. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was retired from Campbell Soup in Paris. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his son, Jason, in 2000.
Survivors include a granddaughter, Jayce Wishard of Honey Grove; two brothers, Joe Wishard and Tommy Wishard, both of Oak Ridge; three sisters, Sue Fox of Era, Beth Norwood of Bonham and Kay Holmes of Windom.

Note: His grave stone is in the shape of a cowboy hat, with his name and dates inscribed on the turned up brim.

Ronald Harden WISHARD and Mattie Sue THURMAN were married on 22 February 1966.9 Mattie Sue THURMAN was born on 9 November 1946.9 She died on 21 March 2001 at the age of 54. She was buried in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Fannin County, Texas.

The Bonham Daily Favorite, Bonham, Texas
Sunday, 25 Mar 2001 Page 2
Sue Wishard
Honey Grove - Funeral services for Sue Wishard, age 54, of Honey Grove, were held at 10 a.m. Friday, March 23, 2001, at Oak Ridge Church of Christ. Mr. Larry Wishard and Mr. Sammy Dobbs officiated. Burial was held in Oak Ridge Cemetery. Mrs. Wishard passed away March 21, 2001, at McCuistion Hospital in Paris.
She was born on November 14, 1946, in the Dial Community, the daughter of William Raymond Thurman and Ollie Mae West. She married Ronald Wishard on February 22, 1966. Mrs. Wishard was a homemaker and a member of the Oak Ridge Church of Christ.
She is survived by her husband, Ronald Wishard of Oak Ridge Community; granddaughter, Jayce Wishard; step-grandchildren, Brittany and Justen Gowens; six brothers, Bill Thurman of Honey Grove, Johnny Thurmanof Honey Grove, George Thurman of Honey Grove, Mack Thurman of Savoy, Gene Thurman of Savoy and Charles Thurman of Euless; two sisters, Jo Wheless of Irving and Annell Ball of Garland; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Jason Wishard; three sisters; two brothers; and special mother-in-law, Joyce "Meme" Wishard.
The family received friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday night at Cooper-Sorrells Funeral HOme in Honey Grove.
Active pallbearers were Todd Thurman, Emery Banker, David Reece, John Arthur Smith, Robert Wayne Milton and Danny Wishard. Honorary pallbearers were Harvey Lynn Milton, Jeff Smith, Tim Houston and Steve Thurman.

Ronald Harden WISHARD and Mattie Sue THURMAN had the following children:

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Ronald Jason WISHARD.