Funeral services for Paul Allen Cline Sr., age 68, of Early, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at the Heartland Funeral Home Chapel. The family will be available for visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Laurel Oaks Memorial Park in Mesquite under the direction of Heartland Funeral Home.

Mr. Cline died Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family.

Paul was born in Dallas on July 26, 1945, to Lewis Edgar and Beulah Mae (Johnston) Cline. He worked as an over the road truck driver for many years driving coast to coast. He was married to Donna Karn on July 18, 1988, in Dallas. They have been residents of Brown County for the past eight years.

Paul is survived by his wife, Donna Cline of Early; a brother, David Cline and wife Becky of Combine; three sons, Paul Cline Jr. and wife Starleen of Brownwood, Anthony Cline and wife Stacey of Waxahachie, and Ronnie Cline and Tracy Axt of Brownwood; 15 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Don Lewis Cline and Larry Lee Cline; and a sister, Audrey Gail Hicks.

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