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Jimmie Lee Eastman, Sr. passed away Thursday, October 6, 2022 at his home in De Kalb, Texas.

He was 88.

Jimmie was born March 19, 1934 in De Kalb, Texas to Rodell Eastman and Sue Wherry. He was a retired construction worker for Brown and Root and was a member of Oak Ridge Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Velma Jean Eastman; two sisters, Rose Lee Eastman Davis and Vera Lee Eastman Jenkins; and one grandson, Brad Eastman.

He is survived by three daughters and one son-inlaw, Angleia Eastman of New Boston, Texas, Janice Eastman of De Kalb, Texas, and Jeanette and Kenneth Washington of New Boston, Texas; three sons, David Eastman of New Boston, Texas, Jimmy Eastman, Jr. of New Boston, Texas, and Don Dabbs of Arlington; one sister-in-law, Linnie Wherry of De Kalb, Texas; one brother-in-law, Cuday Epperson of Dallas, Texas; a special cousin, Margie Owens of De Kalb; several grandchildren; several; great grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.

Services were held at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, October 15, 2022 at Oak Ridge Baptist Church with Pastor Kevin Haywood officiating. Interment followed at Oak Ridge Cemetery in De Kalb, Texas under the direction of Bates Family Funeral Home.

Online registration at www.batesfamilyfuneralhome. com.

Bowie County Citizens Tribune

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