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Berton Vest

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Berton Vest, age 92, passed away Sunday, June 10, 2018 at his residence in Crockett. Berton was born December 20, 1925 in Porter Springs, to parents, W.B. and Minnie Lee Vest. He was a retired truck driver and a member of the Truly God’s Country Cowboy Church.

Berton is survived by his children, Willard Vest and wife, Margaret of Splendora, Billy Vest of Houston, Bertie Bowdoin and husband, Jackie of Crockett, Carrie Powell and Kenneth McClellan of Lovelady, Shirley Wilson of Kennard, Lavonne Webb of Belott, Loretta Ellis of Crockett; 21 grandkids; 43 great grandkids; 12 great-great grandkids. He is preceded in death by wives, Gwen Vest, Ginger Vest; son, Vernon Willis, Frank Vest; daughter, Betty McLaughlin; son-in-law, Larry Ellis.

Funeral Services will be held for Berton Vest on Wednesday June 13, 2018 at 2:00 pm at the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel with Dr. Reggie Gregory officiating. Interment followed in the Wesley Chapel Cemetery.  Family will receive friends for visitation Tuesday, June 12, 2018 from 6-8 pm.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of choice.

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  1. To Bertie and all your Family,
    Michael & I are sending our love and prayers to everyone in your Family.
    Mr. Burt spent many, many hours riding around, opening gates and keeping
    Michael’s Dad company for years. He was a lot if help to him.
    May God surround each one of y’all with HIS love and comfort at this sad time.
    Prayers to ALL in the days and weeks ahead.
    Michael and Rhonda

  2. Bertie I am so sorry about your Dad. My Thoughts and Prayers are with you and all the family. May he Rest in Peace.

  3. I was so sorry to hear of your loss. Mr Vest was a good friend and a true patriot. May Gods peace be with you.

  4. Bertie, Sending you my sincere condolences on the passing of your father. May God’s peace and comfort surround you and your family during this difficult time.

  5. Sweet Mr. Vest. Just now hearing about his passing. Prayers be with his family.

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