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Carla Jo Petty

Funeral service for Carla Jo Petty, age 64, of Cumby, TX will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Friday, December 21, 2018 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Chapel with David Burns officiating.  Interment will follow at Brashear Cemetery with Travis Baxley, Don Petty, Lanny Rainey, Jim Calvert, David Lemon, Jeff Kinsey and Glenn Sawyer serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 PM on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Chapel.  Mrs.Petty passed away on Sunday, December 16, 2018 in Plano, TX.

Carla Jo was born on October 3, 1954 in Sulphur Springs, TX to Bobby Gafford and Mary Jo Rogers.  She married Rickey Petty in Cumby on July 20,1973.  Carla was the City Secretary forCumby.  She was of the Baptist faith.

She is survived by her husband, Rickey Petty; daughter, Stacy Crumpton; son, Craig Petty and wife, Elita; grandchildren, Courtney Crumpton, Jesse Rubio, Bailey Bloyed, Kaylee Bloyed, Montgomery Benton; step-mother, Brenda Gafford; brothers, Jimmy Gafford and wife, Crystal, Mark Gafford and wife, Elaine, Justin Gafford, Steven Sawyer and wife, Mary, Glenn Sawyer and wife, Misty; uncle, Franklin Hall; many nieces and nephews.

Carla was preceded in death by her parents, Bobby Gafford, Mary Jo Rogers and Ray Rogers; brothers, Mike Gafford and Kevin Gafford; son-in-law, Joey Crumpton.

Memorials can be made to the National Kidney Foundation or the American Diabetes Association

Arrangements are under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.

Author: Staff Reporter

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