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Funeral services for Richard “Dick” Fowlkes, 80, of Palestine were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 11, at Bailey & Foster Chapel in Palestine with Rev. Jay Abernathy and Pastor Rick Fowlkes officiating. Burial followed in Restland Cemetery in Dallas.  
Mr. Fowlkes passed away Monday, June 8, 2015, at Palestine Regional Medical Center.
He was born Sept. 18, 1934, in Rockwall to Tommy and Ruby Fowlkes. He was an executive manager for Borden Milk and a member of First Baptist Church Palestine.
Mr. Fowlkes was preceded in death by his parents and son Michael Stuard.  
He is survived by his wife, Patsy Tammen Fowlkes of Palestine; daughters Loma Moore and husband Leonard of Surfside Beach, Texas, Dana Stout and husband Ronald of Emment, Ark., and Brenda Townsley and husband Bill of The Colony; sons Allan Stuard of Tulsa, Okla., and Rick Fowlkes and wife Dana of The Woodlands; brothers Marty Wampler of Midway, Texas, and Thomas Glen Fowlkes of Royse City; eight grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Grandchildren served as pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to First Resource Center, c/o First Baptist Church Palestine, 5700 N. Loop 256, Palestine, Texas 75801.
Online condolences may be made at www.baileyandfosterfuneralhome.com and www.rockwallheraldbanner.com
Published on  June 12, 2015
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