Jimmy Pullen, 68, of Orange, died Friday, March 6, 2009, in Houston. Funeral Services will be at 10 a.m., Tuesday, March 10, at St. Helen Catholic Church. Officiating will be the Rev. George Kidangen. Burial will follow at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5-10 p.m., Monday at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange with a rosary at 7:30 p.m.
Jimmy was born on Jan. 31, 1941 in Center. He was the son of James Ida and Lucille (Burgess) Pullen. He worked as an Operator at Firestone for 41 years. Pullen was also a member of the Army Reserve and St. Helen Catholic Church. He was a loving father and husband.
Preceded in death by his parents, he is survived by his wife, Pat Pullen; daughters and sons-in-law, Rachel and Luis Bernal of Baytown, and Brandy and Tudie Cardenas of Nederland; sons and daughters-in-law, Brady and Candis Pullen of Houston, Danny and Barbara Aaron of San Antonio, and Cole and Megan Aaron of Spring; grandchildren, Jordan and wife, Keisha, Nick, Kelsey, Libby, Zach, Seth, Ashley, Devan, Tristian, Pierceson, and Dylan; and great-grandchild, Paisley.
Serving as pallbearers will be Iky Hubert, Bill Lewis, Windel Hart, Prentice Baker, Ed Myers, Leon Wallace, Jimmy Smith, Wayne Hebert, Jordan James, Nicholas Smith, and Zachry Taylor.
If friends should desire, memorial contributions maybe made to MD Anderson Cancer Hospital, P. O. Box 4486Houston, TX 77210-4486.