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Bill Wansley

Funeral services for Billy Frank Wansley, 65, Quitman, were held Sunday, June 30 at Lake Fork Baptist Church.

Mr. Wansley died June 27, 2013. He was born April 15, 1948, in Mineola to the late J.T. and Amie Wansley.

He was a former Wood County Sheriff, police chief and had spent 33 years in law enforcement. He was in the U.S. Marine Corps and served in Vietnam War and member of Lake Fork Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Glenda Wansley and a brother, Donald Wansley.

Survivors include his wife, Jeanette Wansley, Quitman; a daughter, Tanya Weems, Quitman; brothers Jerry Wansley, Quitman and David Wansley, Corsicana; one sister, Katie Turnage, Ennis and two grandchildren.

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