Christian Mass for Joe Attlesey, age 78, of Yantis, will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at St. James Catholic Church, Sulphur Springs. Visitation will be held at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Chapel from 6 to 8 P.M. with Rosary at 7 P.M. on Wednesday, August 9, 2017. Mr. Attleseypassed away on Monday, August 7, 2017 at CHRISTUS Mother Frances, Sulphur Springs.
Joe Thurman was born on June 14, 1939 in Shreveport, LA to Joe Eddie and Norma Fay (Byles) Attlesey. He married Emilia Munoz in San Antonio on August 10, 1985. Joe served in the Air Force Reserves, worked for USAA printing services for 36 years and was a member of St. James Catholic Church.
He is survived by his wife, Emilia; daughters, Karen Maree Zamora and husband Michael of Mt. Vernon, Mary Louise Dooley and husband Sean of Colorado Springs, Co; son, AdamRufino Zamora II and wife Diane of Cypress, TX; grandchildren, Manuel Anthony Zamora, Joshua Sussmann, Joseph Sussman, Erika Dooley, Sydney Dooley, Payton Dooley, Bethany Zamora, Jacob Zamora and Heather Zamora; seven great grandchildren; sisters, Laura Teer and Linda Fails.
Joe was preceded in death by his parents and stepmother, Mary Attlesey.
Memorials can be made to National Parkinson Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131.
Arrangements are under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.