In loving memory of Joe C. Navarro, 79, of Georgetown, Texas, and formerly of Brownwood, who passed away, Wednesday, May 23, at the Veterans Hospital in Temple.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, May 26, 2007, at Heartland Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Benny M. Allcorn officiating. Interment with military honors will follow at Greenleaf Cemetery.

Joe C. Navarro was born Nov. 8, 1927, in San Angelo, Texas, the son of the late Eligio and Lila Cavitt Navarro. Joe served in the United States Air Force and then in the United States Army, where he received a Purple Heart for his service. He worked in the medical field as a nurse. He was loved and will be missed by all who knew him.

Survivors include daughters: Sally Navarro of Georgetown, Annie Hedgcoxe and husband Jack of Allen, and Lucy Larnard and husband Mike of Mansfield; son: Tommy Navarro and wife Sylvia of San Angelo; brother: Pete Navarro and wife Irene of Bridge City; grandchildren: Carlos Jr., Ricky, Melissa, Jack Jr., Joeley, Anthony, Jessica, Michael and Annissa; five great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and a niece and nephew: George and Cynthia.

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