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Bobby Surratt    

Bobby Surratt, born August 20, 1935, entered into the Kingdom of God peacefully at his home on Saturday, May 3, 2008 with his loving wife and best friend, Maureen, by his side. Bobby was a life long resident of El Paso, Texas having graduated from Austin High School. He attended Texas Tech University and Baylor University. Bobby owned and operated Valley Feed Mills, was a founding Director of the Valley Bank of El Paso, later called Montwood National Bank, Director on the Farm Capital Credit Bank, and also, currently served on the Horizon Regional M.U.D. as Director. He was a member of the Church of St. Clement. Bobby was preceded in death by his parents; Howard and Lilly Surratt who came from Corinth, Mississippi in the early 1930's and started farming in the Clint Valley, where Bobby continued cotton farming. He is survived by his loving wife of 21 years, Maureen Surratt. Other survivors include his grandchildren, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins, brother-in-law, Wayne Ponce, sister-in-law, Terry Ponce, mother-in-law, Mary Ponce and many special friends. Funeral services celebrating Bobby's life will be held Wednesday, May 7th at 11:00 AM at the Church of St. Clement followed by interment at Memory Gardens, Santa Teresa, NM. Pallbearers will be Robert Cave, Arlin Maddox, Durwood Reynolds, Jerry Rogers, Bob Skov, Bernarr Spence, Rusty Surratt, and Jesse Whittenton. Honorary Pallbearers are Jim Armstrong, Doug Brock, Gary Crossland, Charlie Crowder, Tom Gougger, Resse Lutich, Noni Navar, Bill Skov, and Dean Travis. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Church of St. Clement, 810 N. Cambell, El Paso, Texas 79901 or Hospice of El Paso, 1750 Currie Drive, El Paso, Texas 79902. Services entrusted to Martin Funeral Home East.

Published in the El Paso Times from 5/5/2008 - 5/10/2008.
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