Murtie Pearl Bounds | 1943-2017

Published Wednesday, May 17, 2017

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Murtie Bounds

Murtie Pearl Bounds, 73, of Springtown, died Thursday, May 11, 2017, in Springtown.

Memorial service is 11 a.m. Saturday, May 20, at Hawkins Funeral Home in Boyd with the Rev. Bobby Bowden officiating.

Visitation is one hour prior to the service.

Honorary pallbearers are the Tarrant County Sherriff’s Posse.

Murtie was born July 6, 1943, in California to Thomas and Ruby (Corbin) Patterson. She was a member of the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Posse and the Wolf Pack. Murtie was the best nana in the world. She was a member of the Western Star Cowboy Church in Springtown.

Murtie retired from Hawkins Funeral Home in Boyd in 2015 and spent the rest of her time here on earth doing what she loved, taking care of her horses and other animals. Anyone who knew Murtie knew how much she adored her horses and could always tell a good story about them. She was a woman of strength, honesty and integrity.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Damon Bounds; grandson Jordan Adams; and brothers Earl D. Thomas, Lloyd Thomas and Tommy Patterson.

Murtie is survived by her sons, Kenneth Grant of Fort Worth and Joe Wilmoth of Irvine, Calif.; sisters Earlene Mize of Memphis and Jimmie Boss of Amarillo; daughters Christi Wilson of Houston, Jenny Calles and husband, Johnny, of Pearland, Penny York and husband, Chuck, of Pearland, Shami Long of Justin, Karen Taber of Weatherford and Michelle Van Winkle and husband, Paul, of Fort Worth; her very good friend, R.D. Morgan of Springtown; numerous grandchildren, nieces, nephews, great-grand nieces and nephews, and friends.

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