Bright-Holland Funeral Home

2601 Lamar Ave, Paris, TX


Bruce Leon Westbrook Sr.

November 22, 1945August 7, 2019

Bruce Leon Westbrook, Sr., 73, of Paris, passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2019, at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. Services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Monday, Aug. 12th, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Rev. Tiny Freelen officiating. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery at Biardstown. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.

Leon, the son of O. C. Newberry & Violet Pierce Newberry, was born Nov. 22, 1945, in Roxton, Texas. He attended school in Bedford, and his career as a truck driver spanned many years. He was a certified minister and loved his church, Living Word Pentecostal Church, very much.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother-in-law, Kurt Ramsey, and a nephew, Heath Elrod.

Survivors include three children; Beverly Westbrook Mills of Paris, Bruce Westbrook, Jr. of West Virginia and James Westbrook & wife Deann of West Virginia, five grandchildren, two great grandchildren and five siblings; Haskell Newberry & John McCall of Coppell, George Newberry & wife Carol of Paris, Melvia Newberry of Paris, Della O’Neal & husband Mike of Paris and Robbie Ramsey of Powderly along with a number of nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.


  • Family Visitation Monday, August 12, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, August 12, 2019
  • Interment Monday, August 12, 2019


Bruce Leon Westbrook Sr.

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