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From: "Peter_McCrae" <>
Subject: VEREEN; Tolbert Jack-7/12/2003-USA/TX
Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2005 20:24:09 +0100

Mr. Tolbert Jack Vereen , 78
Died: December 7, 2003, in Fort Worth TEXAS
Tolbert Jack Vereen, 78, of Poolville, TX passed away Sunday, December 7,

The son of Emery and Lillian Vereen, he was born June 23, 1925, in Cleburne,
Texas. He served with the United States Marine Corps during World War II and
served in the Naval Reserve. Jack earned degrees from Texas Christian
University and North Texas State University.

Jack was a life long educator and an ordained United Methodist Minister. He
was known for his quick wit and generous spirit. He taught in several
communities including Poolville, White Settlement, and Weatherford. He also
served as a trustee on the Poolville School Board.

Jack served many churches including Covington, Temple Hall, Springtown,
Poolville, Paradise, Silver Creek, and Garvin. Over the years, Jack
"retired" many times but always felt called to return to the pulpit.

Jack was passionate about education, evangelism, and service to the
community. He will be sorely missed by all.

Survivors include wife of 53 years, Louise Vereen of Poolville; daughter,
Deborah Alexander and husband, Mike of Rowlett; daughter, Anne Vereen of
Poolville; son, Dr. Lowell Vereen of Texarkana, AR; son, Charlie Vereen of
Weatherford; and six grandchildren, Travis Alexander, Celeste Vereen, Justin
Alexander, Brian Vereen, Emanuel Windham, and Angelica Windham.

Service Location:
Poolville United Methodist Church


Burial Location:
Poolville Cemetery

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