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Freddie L. Reeder 
Freddie L. Reeder, 85, of McKinney passed away on Oct. 19, 2002 in McKinney. She was born Dec. 22, 1916, in Collin County, Texas, to Henry Payton and Kate M. (Flemmons) Strickland. She married Walter B. Reeder on Oct. 11, 1934 in Oklahoma. 
She became a LVN at the age of 50 and retired from Collin Memorial Hospital. She was a graduate of Princeton High School and was a member of North Baptist Church in McKinney. 
She was preceded in death by her husband Walter B. Reeder, son Clifton Reeder, sister Georgia Shockey and brothers Doyle and Glen Strickland. 
She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Peggy Reeder of Farmers Branch; grandson Tony Reeder and wife Cathy of Plano; granddaughter Tammy Hodges and husband Kenneth of Farmers Branch; great-grandchildren Britt Hodges and wife Jenny of the Colony, Grant Reeder of Plano, Courtney Hodges of Farmers Branch and Lauren Reeder of Plano; and a great-great-grandchild on the way. 
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Oct. 22 2002 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Rev. Danny Buster officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. Visitation with the family will be held from 7 p.m.to 9 p.m. Monday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. 

Marge E. Medley 
Marge E. Medley, 94, of McKinney passed away on Oct. 18, 2002 in McKinney. She had previously resided in Lewisville. She was born Dec. 19, 1907 in Reading, Penn. She married William John Medley and was of the Catholic faith. 
She was preceded in death by her husband William John Medley, Sr. and son William John Medley, Jr. 
She is survived by her granddaughter Mary Ann Cowley and husband Felipi; great-grandson William John Cowley and great-granddaughter Josephine Maria Crowley, all of McKinney. 
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Oct. 22, 2002 at St. Gabriel Catholic Church with Fr. Greg Kelly officiating. Interment will follow at Calvary Hill Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. 

Elbert Earl Hamiter 
Elbert Earl Hamiter, 66, of Lucas, Texas, passed away at his home Oct. 19, 2002. He was born Sept. 5, 1936, in Sulphur Springs, Texas, to Tom and Ruby Pearl (Currin) Hamiter, who preceded him in death. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Culleoka. He had retired from Safeway, where he was a receiving clerk in the warehouse. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and the #441 AF&AM. He married Shirley Ann Howell Sept. 14, 1957. 
He is survived by his wife Shirley Hamiter of Lucas; son Timothy Earl Hamiter of Wylie; daughter Patricia Grubbs of Farmersville; brother Tommy Hamiter of Frost, Texas; sister Alice Thigpen of Allen and nine grandchildren. 
Visitation was Oct. 20, 2002, at Allen Funeral Home. Services are at 2 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Allen Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Steve Sweeney will officiate. Interment will follow at Pecan Grove Cemetery in McKinney under the direction of Allen Funeral Home. 

Roxie Nelson 
Roxie Nelson was born August 23, 1915, to Granville and Rosie M. Johnson in Collin County. She received her formal education in McKinney, graduating from Doty High School in McKinney. 
She became a Christian at an early age, joining St. James CME Church, remaining a member until her death. She was quiet in manner and enjoyed working and talking about the Lord and His cause. She possessed a very loving character that will be greatly missed. 
Left to cherish her memories is her sister Alta Mae Clark of Fort Worth; nieces Rosa L. Clemons of McKinney and Frances Ann Dorsey of Pampa, Texas; nephews Jimmie Johnson and wife Hazel of McKinney, Robert Johnson and wife Lavorice of Fort Worth, Claude Earl Johnson and wife Charity of Fort Worth, Charles Johnson and wife Jean of Lubbock, and Andrew Williams and wife Joyce of Gainesville, Texas; and many great-nieces and great-nephews, relatives and a host of friends. 
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Oct. 22, 2002, at St. James CME Church in McKinney. Rev. Thomas Jagours will be officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Cemetery in Allen. The wake will be held on Monday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Belew Funeral Home. 

Peggy N. Caughlan 
Peggy N. Caughlan, 72, of Leonard passed away Nov. 8, 2002 at her home after a long, courageous battle with colon cancer. She was born Sept. 13, 1930 in Pleasanton to Ralph Payte and Ina (Ford) Smith. She married Charles Kendall Caughlan on Sept. 10, 1949 in San Antonio. She was a teacher and of the Catholic faith. 
She is survived by her sons Michael Caughlan of Anna, Larry Caughlan of Leonard, Chuck Caughlan of Murphy, Mark Caughlan of Greenville and John Caughlan of Celina; daughters Ina Terry of McKinney, Kim Triplett of New Mexico and Suzy Sherman of Austin; 19 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brother Ralph Smith of McKinney and numerous loving friends. 
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1999. 
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Nov. 16 at St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church in Bonham with Deacon Joe Cullings and Deacon Bill Bestte officiating. There will be a committal service at 4 p.m. Saturday at Ridgeview Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. 
 

Don Conner 
Don Conner, 40, of McKinney passed away Nov. 11, 2002 in Dallas. He was born Dec. 20, 1961 in Henrietta, Texas to Fred D. and Elaine (Callaway) Conner. He was a real estate broker and of the Methodist faith. 
He is survived by his parents, Fred and Elaine Conner of McKinney; brother Paul Dale Conner and wife Patricia of Plano; nieces Jennifer Loretta Conner and Melissa Ann Conner and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. 
He was preceded in death by his grandparents. 
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Nov. 16 in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Rev. Chris Yost officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.

Lynette Rachel Westrick 
Lynette Rachel Westrick, 59, of Princeton passed away Dec. 23, 2002, in McKinney. She was born April 18, 1943, in Jackson Township, Penn., to Gerald and Arvilla (Rummell) Brosius. She was a homemaker whose greatest accomplishments were her four children. 
She is survived by her children, David Westrick and wife, Annette of Denton, Texas, Ed Westrick of Princeton, Virginia Westrick of Princeton, and Kathy Wilson and husband, Mike of Princeton; grandchildren, Jonathan King, Adam King, Nicholas Westrick and Hunter Wilson; and mother, Arvilla Brosius of Princeton. 
She was preceded in death by her father. 
A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Rev. Danny Buster officiating. 

Rector Hunter Riley 
Rector Hunter Riley, 85, of Blue Ridge, passed away on Dec. 25, 2002 at his home. He was born March 17, 1917, to Lonzo A. and Inda Lou (Davidson) Riley in McKinney. On Dec. 19, 1933, he married Maggie Mae Thomas in McKinney. He was a veteran of WWII, serving in the U.S. Army and he was also a painter. 
He is survived by his wife, Maggie of Blue Ridge; son, John Edward Riley of Blue Ridge; daughters, Neca Flatt and Minnie Riley both of Blue Ridge; sisters, Echo Carty of Whitewright, Louise Wheeler of Shreveport, La., and Dorothy Loven of Canyon, Texas; brothers, Dallas Riley of Sanger, and Cletis Riley of Grand Prairie; grandchildren, James Robert Flatt of Trenton and Patricia Young of Blue Ridge. 
His parents; two grandsons; three sisters; three brothers and one daughter preceded him in death. 
A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, at Wilson Chapel Cemetery with Dalton Jaco officiating. Visitation will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. 

Wilma Gladys Jones 
Wilma Gladys Jones, 92, of McKinney passed away Dec. 25, 2002. She was born July 30, 1910. 
She was preceded in death in 1946 by her husband, John Thomas Jones; and her son, Wayne Jones. She is survived by her daughter, Sue Jones of McKinney; daughter-in-law, Bonnie Jones of Washington; grandchildren, Steve Jones and Laura Jones; brothers, Woody Baxter, J.W. Baxter and Leon Baxter; and sister, Mary Dean. 
Visitation with the family was held Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m., at Belew Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday at Allen Cemetery, Pastor L. D. Byrd, officiating. 

Danny Henry, Sr. 
Danny Henry, Sr., 51, of McKinney, passed away Dec. 25, 2002, at North Central Medical Center of McKinney. He was born Feb. 20, 1951, to Charles and Lavana Jackson. His birth father was Bertram Maxwell of Waxahachie. 
He married Beverly Wilkins-Henry in Dallas on Nov. 10, 1968. To this union, four children were born. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Lavana Jackson. 
He is survived, and the memory of his life is celebrated by his wife, Beverly Wilkins-Henry; children, Danny Henry, Jr., David Henry, Libra Keys, and Sam Henry, all of McKinney; birth father, Bertram Maxwell; brother, Jerry Henry of Allen; six grandchildren, one niece; two nephews; and a host of friends and relatives. 
A wake will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at Greater Community Baptist Church in McKinney on Sunday. Graveside services will be held at 12 noon, in Fairview, on Dec. 30, 2002. 

Donald A. James 
Donald A. James, 77, of Princeton passed away on Sept. 14, 2002, in McKinney. He was born on Dec. 7, 1924, to Albert and Jennie May (Bryant) James in Sachse, Texas. On Dec. 13, 1947, he married Betty Lou Arnold in Waxahachie. He retired as a machinist for Braniff Airlines and was a farmer. He was of the Baptist faith. 
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Betty James of Princeton; daughter Vickie Lynn Rutledge and husband Danny of McKinney; sons Don Earl James and wife Linda of Plano, Dan Chris James and wife Linda of McKinney and Dave Kyle James and wife Charlsie of Princeton; grandchildren Misty James, Chris and Libby Rutledge, Dustin and Leslie James, Daniel and Stefanie James, Derrick and Lexi James, Billy Aycock, Jeny Honea and Casey Roper; and six great-grandchildren. 
He was preceded in death by his parents. 
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Sept. 17, 2002, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Rev. Danny Buster officiating. Interment will follow at Big Springs Cemetery in Garland. Visitation will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. 

Candis M. Johnson Jonas 
Candis M. Johnson Jonas, 22, of McKinney, passed away with her new husband in an automobile accident on Sept. 14, 2002, in Mississippi. She was born on May 6, 1980, to Rickey Odell and Teresa Lynn (Pinkston) Johnson in McKinney. On August 16, 2002, she was married to Shannon Michael Jonas in Greensboro, NC. She was a homemaker and a member of the Pentecostal Church of God in McKinney. Candis was a talented poet, singer and pianist. 
She is survived by her mother, Teresa Cheshier and her husband Brian of Bonham; father Ricky Johnson and wife Dianne of Westminster; brother Travis Scott Johnson and wife Linda of Bonham; grandparents Odell and Arlene Johnson of McKinney and Arthur and Lyna Pinkston of Anna; great-grandmother Naoma Keen Pinkston of Bonham; aunt Robin Johnson of McKinney; uncle Rex Pinkston of Bonham and a number of step-brothers, step-sisters and other loving relatives. 
She was preceded in death by her great-grandparents. 
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Sept. 18, 2002, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Rev. Paul Judd and Rev. Elmo Best officiating. Interment will follow at Pecan Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Turrentine- 
Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. 

Arno Nemeth 
Arno (Andy) Nemeth, 50, of Allen passed away Sept. 13, 2002 in Allen. He was born April 17, 1952 , in Gyer, Hungary to Joseph and Julianna (Pellek) Nemeth. He married Pearl Martin on May 28, 1977 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. 
Andy worked for the McKinney ISD as a member of the facilities maintenance crew. His foundation in life was our faith as a member of St. Jude Catholic Church in Allen. He delighted many with his musical talents and his music will live in our hearts forever. 
Mr. Nemeth is survived by his wife, Pearl Nemeth of Allen; sons Joseph and William Nemeth, both of Allen; brothers Frank Nemeth of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada; sister Teresa Nagy of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. He was preceded in death by his parents. 
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, at St. Jude Catholic Church in Allen with Father Timothy Church officiating. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday with the Rosary at 7 p.m.. at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. 
“For God so loved the word that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” John 3:16. 

Glenn Lang 
Glenn “Bubba” Lang, 63, of McKinney, passed away Oct. 18, 2002, in McKinney. He was born Dec. 24, 1938, in McKinney to James Monroe and Alma H. (Forte) Lang, Jr. He married Linda Ballenger on July 27, 1997, in Melissa. He was an equipment operator and a member of Hillcrest Christian Church in McKinney. 
He is survived by his wife, Linda Lang of McKinney; daughters Carrie Lang of Georgia and Glenda Francis and husband Charles of McKinney; one grandson; and brother James Lange of DeSoto, Texas. 
Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, 2002, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Rev. Forrest Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. 

Ada Phelps Hodges 
Ada Phelps Hodges, 73, of McKinney, passed away on Oct. 18, 2002, in McKinney. She was born on Nov. 18, 1928, in Plano to Charles Sabritt and Martha Elizabeth (Dickerson) Phelps. She married Robert Leamond Hodges on March 1, 1950, in Plano. She was a homemaker and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Ladonia. 
She is survived by her son Ricky L. Hodges and wife Janis of Blue Ridge; daughters Teresa Hahn and husband Jerry of Blue Ridge; and Nakita Weseman and husband Larry of Plano, and Tyna Spurlock and husband Danny of Groesbeck, Texas; 11 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; brothers Charles Phelps of Marshall, Texas, and William E. (Bill) Phelps of Crosby, Texas. 
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1998. 
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, 2002, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Rev. Earl Burgess and Rev. Johnnie Jones officiating. Interment will follow at Plano Mutual Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. 

Emma Oline Spann 
Emma Oline Spann, 79, of Garland, Texas, passed away Oct. 17, 2002, in Garland. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Oct. 20, 2002, at Ridgeview Memorial Park with Bro. David Van Landingham officiating. Visitation with the family will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. 

Ida Mae Auvenshine 
da Mae Auvenshine, 65, of McKinney passed away Sept. 13, 2002 in McKinney. She was born Aug. 13, 1907 in Comanche, Texas to Cleve and Ida (Farner) Roberts. On Jan. 25, 1925, she married Hollis Auvenshine in Comanche. Mrs. Auvenshine was a practical Nurse and a member of First Baptist Church of Comanche. 
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Maudie Auvenshine of McKinney; great-grandsons, Sam Limerick and Mathew Moore; great-granddaughters, Christina Moore and Ruth Ann Limerick; granddaughter, Patricia Moore of Los Angeles, Cal., and Katherine Limerick of Allen. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Hollis; sister, Irene; and three brothers, Carl, Harris and Will. 
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday at Oakwood Cemetery in Comanche. Arrangements are being handled by Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Directors. 

Renata LaShawn Hall 
Renata LaShawn Hall, 20, of Plano passed away Sept. 12, 2002 in Dallas. 
Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Monday in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m., Sunday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. 

Dana Dye 
Dana Dye, 49, of McKinney, passed away on Sept. 10, 2002, at his home. He was born on April 18, 1953, to Jack Loren and Germaine (L’Angelle) Dye in Camp Hanford, Wash. On Dec. 30, 1978, he married Anna Maria Jaworski in Houston. He was the owner of Data Base Drafting, Inc. and an Integrated Circuit Layout Designer at Texas Instruments. He and his family attended the First United Methodist Church in McKinney. 
He is survived by his wife, Anna Dye of McKinney; children Thomas, Adam and Juliana Dye, all of McKinney; mother Germaine Burns of Willis, Texas; sister Charmaine Behee of Willis; brother Michael Dye of Houston; four nephews; four nieces; and father and mother-in-law Zbigniew and Teresa Jaworski of Martha’s Vineyard, Mass. Numerous family, friends and colleagues will miss him dearly. God be with you on your journey until we meet again. 
He was preceded in death by his father, Jack Loren Dye. 
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 14, 2002, at the First United Methodist Church in McKinney with Rev. John Allen and Chris Yost officiating. Visitation will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. 

Dennis Palmer Sr. 
Dennis Palmer Sr., 83, of McKinney passed away Dec. 18, 2002 in McKinney. He was born Sept. 27, 1919 to Will and Rosie (Robertson) Palmer. He married Mattie Bell in McKinney. He was a concrete worker and a member of Mt. Pilgrim Freewill Baptist Church. 
He is survived by his sons, Dennis Palmer Jr. and Joe Willie Palmer, both of McKinney; daughters Mattie Mack and Rosie Smith, both of McKinney; 18 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren; brother Jimmy Robertson and sisters Bertha Stevenson and Viola Bell. 
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Dec. 21 at Mt. Pilgrim Freewill Baptist Church, 821 Rockwall Street, McKinney with Pastor Franklin Wilson officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. 

Virginia Idell Coplen Terrell 
Virginia Idell Coplen Terrell, 82, of McKinney passed away Dec. 18, 2002 in Richardson. She was born on Dec. 3, 1920 to Lester William and Willie Leslie (Satterwhite) Coplen in Celina. She married Garland Terrell on Sept. 21, 1939 in Greenville. She retired from Texas Instruments and was of the Baptist Faith. 
She is survived by her sisters, Lucile Johnson and husband Frank of Richardson and Peggy Ledenham and husband Cecil of San Antonio; niece Myra McFadyen and husband Tom of Frankston, Texas; and nephews Jim Gentle and wife Connie of Orlando, Fla., MW “Bud” Gentle and wife Allison of San Antonio and Jerry Ledenham of Richardson. 
She was preceded in death by her husband; son Ron Terrell in 2002, and brother Lester Coplen, Jr. 
A graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 19 at Ridgeview Memorial Park with Larry Burgen officiating. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Directors. 

Annah Lou Lacy 
Annah Lou Lacy, 94, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Dec. 15, 2002. She was born on June 7, 1908 in Collin County to Jonah Joseph and Ada V. (Hearne) Miller. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. She retired after 43 years of teaching in the Princeton Schools and was a long time member of the First Christian Church in McKinney. 
She is now happily reunited with her loving husband, George H. Lacy and sons: George H. Lacy, II and infant son, David Leroy Lacy. 
She is survived by her daughter, Johnnie Lou Hagar and husband Virgil of Houston; grandchildren: Angela Heuer, David Pope, Jeanna Morgan, Cynthia Quian, Jennifer Lacy, Brian Lacy, Aaron Lacy and George Lacy, III; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson and several nieces and nephews. 
Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Dec. 20 at the First Christian Church in McKinney with the Rev. Neal Grimes officiating. Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church Building Fund. 

Cletus Allen James 
Cletus Allen James, 78, of Gunter passed away Sept. 9, 2002 at Hilltop Haven Care Center. 
He is survived by his sons Don James and wife Diane of Ozark, Ark. and Ron James and wife Gail of McKinney; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. 
A memorial service was held Sept. 9, ,2002 at 7 p.m. at College Hill Church of Christ in Gunter with Allen Luker officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Flesher Funeral Home in Gunter. Interment will be at Oakwood Cemetery in Mt. Vernon, Ill. 

J.B. Koonce 
J.B. Koonce, 76, of McKinney passed away Sept. 4, 2002 in Plano. He was born Aug. 11, 1926 in Aubrey, Texas, to Robert Beverly and Eunice (Ray) Koonce. He was a manager for Brad Ragan Tire Co. 
He is survived by his children Beverly “B.B.” Biering of McKinney, Benny Koonce and wife Becky of Elbert, Texas, Bobbye Jo Johnson and husband Danny of Leonard, and Barry Koonce and wife Tracy of Whitewright; seven grandchildren: Jennifer, Kylie, Alicia and Mattie Koonce, Amanda Johnson Faggart and Zachary and Ashley Johnson, great-grandson Austin Johnson; sister Nel Beyer and husband Al of Arlington; brother Robert Koonce and wife Eula of Princeton; sister Pat Bailey and husband Johnny of Tomball; several aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews. 
He was preceded in death by his parents. 
Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Sept. 7 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel, McKinney, with Rev. Harry Long officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. Visitation with the family will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. 

Billy Gene Armstrong 
Billy Gene Armstrong was born Feb. 14, 1947 in Celina and went home to be with God on Sept. 5, 2002, doe to complications from diabetes. He worked for over 30 years as a truck driver for many respectable companies, lastly Gohmann of Texas in Frisco. He will be fondly remembered by most as his CB handle “Deputy Dawg.” 
He is survived by his loving wife of 19 years, Karen Armstrong of Melissa; daughter and son-in-law Sharon and Matt Howe of Corinth; son Joe Armstrong of Corinth; daughter Shaunna Armstrong of Rowlett; son Billy, Jr. of Melissa; daughter Alice Armstrong of Melissa; and Matthew Armstrong, also of Melissa; four grandchildren: Seth and Tatum Armstrong, Makaylyn Feland-Armstrong and Jason Armstrong; sister Dolores Ryba of Celina; and numerous nieces and nephews. 
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Sept. 7 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in Celina. Interment will follow at Cottage Hill Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sept. 6.Sheila Gunnels 
Sheila Gunnels, 40, of Malakoff, Texas, passed away on Sept. 3, 2002. She was born on May 26, 1962, in El Paso to William H. and Minnie (Davis) Dixon. She married Larry Gunnels in November of 1983, in Malakoff. She was a nurse’s assistant and a member of the Community Avenue Baptist Church. 
She is survived by her husband, Larry Gunnels of Malakoff; mother Minnie Carnes of McKinney; father William A. Dixon of Minden, La.; sisters Radonna Pease and Shirlee Ann Rincon, both of McKinney; nieces Tashina Pease, Jessica Thomas and Jenna Ricon; and nephew Alex Rincon. 
She was preceded in death by her brother Bobby Ray Carnes II; and the father that raised Sheila, Bobby R. Carnes. 
A memorial services will be held at 4 p.m. Sept. 8, 2002 in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Rev. Don Bourland officiating. Visitation will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. 

Cora Etta (Kat) Hamm 
Cora Etta (Kat) Hamm, 88, of Gunter, Texas, passed away Sept. 4, 2002, in Gunter. She was born July 20, 1914, in Valdasta, Texas, to John and Myrtle Mae (Alexander) Brown. She married Walter F. Hamm on March 16, 1937, in Durant, Okla. They owned Celina Hardware for a number of years. She was of the Assembly of God faith. 
She is survived by her children, Barbara Sleeper and husband Clarence of Grand Prairie, Donald Ham and wife Janie of Celina, Shirley Grey and husband Dennis of Val Alstyne, Jimmy Hamm and wife Shirley of Princeton; grandchildren Stacey Walker of Orange, Texas, Grant Anderson of Spring, Texas, Leigh Anstey of McKinney, Paige Wooton of Howe, Texas, Gina Hamm of Dallas, Bart Grey of Van Alstyne, Joey, Jeff, Jeremy and Stephanie Hamm, all of Princeton; great-grandchildren Emiley and Allison Walker, both of Orange, J.W. McCrary of Elysian Fields, Texas, Brition Wooton of Howe; and sisters Lou Jean McQuerry and Joey Lewis, both of McKinney. 
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one son, three brothers; and one foster brother. 
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, 2002, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Rev. Willie Green officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. 
This family would like to express their thanks and appreciation to Hilltop Haven Nursing Home for all the love and care the staff extended to their mother. 

Frank Graves 
Frank Graves,73, passed away Aug. 31, 2002, after a long illness. His family was at his side at the time of his death in Wimberly, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents, Marshall Pulliam Graves and Noness Rogers Graves, and his brother, John Marshall Graves. 
He was born on March 22, 1929, in Howe. He graduated from McKinney High School on May 30, 1947 and attended North Texas Agricultural College in Arlington on a football scholarship. 
He later transferred to Texas Tech University on scholarship in 1949, where he earned a Masters degree in Geology and played football for the Texas Tech Red Raiders. He was a star running back and played in the 1951 Sun Bowl. 
Graves enlisted in the U.S. Navy in November of 1952, serving his country in the Korean War. He received an honorable discharge from the U.S. Navy in May of 1956. 
He married Pennye Gail Jones of Midland on Sept. 3, 1957 in Midland. In 1957 he joined Tennessee Gas Transmission Company, workng in Midland, Salt Lake City, Casper, Wyo. and Shreveport. 
He then worked for McGoldrick Oil Company in Shreveport until he opened his own oil and gas exploration businesses, Little Wolf Inc. and Lescott Oil Company, in Shreveport in 1969. He operated these businesses and resided in Shreveport until his retirement in 1966, at which time he and his wife, Pennye Graves, moved to Wimberly. 
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Pennye Jones Graves, of Wimberly and his daughter, Laura Graves Lyon of Dallas; son Frank Scott Graves of Hermosa Beach, Calif. and his son-in-law David Alan Lyon of Dallas; granddaughters Emily Paige Lyon and Meredith Claire Lyon of Dallas and sister Mary Alice Graves of Wichita Falls. 
A funeral service will be held at 12 noon, Sept. 4, 2002 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Dr. Bobby Wayne Cook and Mr. Buddy Duke officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Texas Neurofibromatosis Foundation, 16475 Dallas Parkway, Addison, Texas 75001. 972-267-6145. 

Marie Enloe 
Marie Enloe, 82, of McKinney passed away on Sept. 2, 2002 at the home. She was born Dec. 3, 1919 to Tom and Annie (Hedrick) Barry in Collin County. On June 25, 1937, she married Jack Enloe in McKinney. She was a nurse and a member of the Christian faith. 
She is survived by her son, Kenneth Enloe of Allen; two sisters, Mildred Bethel of Lucas and Ruby Scalf of McKinney; one grandchild and two great-grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents and a grandson. 
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Sept. 5, 2002 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Rev. Mike Waco officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Grove Cemetery in Lucas. Visitation with the family will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. 

Barbara A. Wilson 
Barbara A. Wilson, 58, of McKinney passed away on Oct. 31, 2002 in McKinney. She was born on June 18, 1944 to J.C. and Mary Howell in Wisconsin. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. 
She is survived by her husband, John Wilson of McKinney; sons, Tim Wayne and Koy Cofer both of Corsicana, John Jr. and Ronny Wilson both of Quitman, TX; daughter, Diane Thomas of Quitman; and 16 grandchildren. 
Her parents, J.C. and Mary Howell and three grandchildren preceded her in death. 
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Nov. 3 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel. Interment will follow at Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Saturday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. 

Rella Gazelle Patton 
Rella Gazelle Patton, 87, of Princeton passed away on Nov. 1, 2002 in Denton. She was born on Feb. 10, 1915 to John and Ada (Barnette) King in Newport, AR. She married Harold W. Patton, Sr. in Paragold, AR. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. 
She is survived by her children, Betty Bodnar of Dallas, Carrol Mahoney of Argyle, Joy McLaughlin formerly of Princeton, Norma Jean Madorin of Perry, KS, Judy McCollough of Hemet, CA and Mark Douglas Patton of Oregon; 24 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; sisters, Redele Bryant of Lepanto, AR, Reba Young of Newport AR and Jimmie Lois Clark of Newport, AR; brother, J.T. King of Oakland, CA; and numerous nieces and nephews. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold W. Patton, Sr.; son, Harold W. Patton, Jr.; daughter, Paula Sue Scott; brother, Marcus King; and sisters, Ruby, Rae and Ruth. 
Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Nov. 3 at Ridgeview Memorial Park with Rev. Billy Combfest officiating. Visitation will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., prior to service. Arrangements are under the direction of Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Directors. 

Floyd Rhoten 
Mrs. Floyd “Red” “Granny” Rhoten, 69, of McKinney passed away Oct. 4, 2002, at North Central Medical Center. She was born March 8, 1933, in McKinney to Floyd and Omie (Payne) Smith. She married Horace Rhoten in Oct., 1952, in McKinney. She retired from Luminator, a division of Gulton Industries, as a painter. She was a member of St. James CME Church in McKinney. 
She is survived by her daughter Celestine Brown, of McKinney; grandchildren Brandon Brown of McKinney and Brandi Brown of Dallas; great-children Brayon Brown and Bre’Anna Brown both of McKinney; sister Mary Tutson also of McKinney; a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, many friends, and brother and sister-in-laws. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents and five sisters. 
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Oct. 11, 2002, at St. James CME Church in McKinney with Rev. Charles Wattley and Rev. Thomas Jagours officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. Visitation with the family will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. 

Coleen Miller 
Coleen Miller, 70, of Melissa passed away Aug. 26, 2002, in Boise, Idaho. She was born May 22, 1932, in Melissa to George Samuel and Lily Pearl (Jay) Taylor. On Nov. 19, 1947, she married Roy Miller in Van Alstyne. She was a homemaker and a member of the High Pointe Church of Christ in McKinney. 
She is survived by her daughters Pat Dobbins and Melba Parker, both of McKinney, Lauri Crain, of Mt. Home, Idaho, and Lesa Caras of Van Alstyne; sons Ricky Miller and Larry Miller, both of McKinney, and Randy Miller of Melissa; 29 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sisters Reba McNeese of Richardson, Betty Pruitt of Dallas, Theresa Tackett, Norma Mackey and Rita Hall, all of Melissa, and Frieda Cushings of Richardson; brothers Roger Taylor of Texarkana, Texas and Gerald Taylor of Allen. 
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Roy Leon Miller; son Terry Miller; and sister Lena Rutledge. 
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Aug. 31, 2002, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Bro. Frank Morgan officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. Visitation with the family will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. 
Please make memorials to the American Diabetes Association, Memorial Program/NCC P.O. Box 2680, N Canton, Ohio 44720. 

Kay Crawford 
Kay Crawford, 52, born Jan. 24, 1950, passed away August 26, 2002. She was a medical transcriptionist and a member of Wesley United Methodist Church in McKinney. 
She is survived by her husband Daniel Crawford of McKinney; son Jeremiah Crawford and wife Jamie of Irving; father and mother-in-law, Bill and Donna Crawford; brothers-in-law David Crawford and wife Karen, Mark and Van Crawford and Lynn Crawford; sister Nancy Sword and husband Bill of Garland; several nieces and nephews. 
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Aug. 31, 2002, at Arapaho Baptist Church with Rev. Bill Ashburn and Rev. Paul Gould officiating. Interment will follow at Thompson Cemetery in Copeville, Texas.

Elizabeth Catherine Russell-Boivin 
Born Sept. 1, 1952, Elizabeth Catherine Russell-Boivin died Dec. 4, 2002. She died prematurely after vigorously fighting breast cancer for two years. Her husband Roger; her adopted sister Joyce Anderson; her mom and dad; and two brothers survive her. 
She was a loving and dedicated wife and spent her life helping others. She positively affected everyone she came in contact with. The family and the many friends she made throughout her life will dearly miss her. 
A memorial service will be held at Wind Dancer Farm at 7601 County Road 418, Melissa, at 11 a.m. on Dec. 15, 2002, followed by a reception. 

Mary Ann Addington 
Mary Ann Addington, 56, of Princeton, Texas, passed away Nov. 26, 2002, in Torrence, California. She was born Nov. 3, 1946, in Tennessee, to Harold and Ruth Brownlee (Williams) Wright. She married Elmo Addington. She was a homemaker. 
She is survived by her son, Elmo Addington of Princeton; sister, Bertha Saldivar of Torrence; grandchildren, Christine Pauley and Scott Pauley, both of Princeton; and Jeff Addington, Jennifer Addington and Lance Addington, all of Allen, Texas. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmo Addington in 2000. 
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2002, at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Climax Community, Texas. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. 

Ester Lue Armstrong 
Ester Lue Armstrong, born April 2, 1911, in Hunt County, Texas, went to be with the Lord on Dec. 7, 2002, in McKinney at the age of 91 years. She was a beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. She was a member of the Southside Assembly of God and for the last several years, a resident of North McKinney Nursing and Rehabilitation. 
She was preceded in death by her husband Lester Armstrong, son Luther Tom Franklin Armstrong; granddaughter Belinda Neil Smith-Goodwin; great-grandson P.J. Murguia; and seven brothers. She is survived by sons Ruben Armstrong and wife Verna of Mangum, Oklahoma and Richard Armstrong also of Mangum; daughters Addie Tidwell of Dallas; Maggie L. Goodwin and husband Billy of McKinney, Elizabeth Monroe of Hearn, Texas, Edna Blackwell of McKinney and Annette Mayo and husband Buster of Paducah, Texas; 27 grandchildren, 54 great-grandchildren and 7 great-great-grandchildren; and numerous friends. 
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Laurel Land Memorial Park in Dallas. Pastor Tom Ogdon officiating. Visitation with the family will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at Belew Funeral Home in McKinney. 

Jeffery Mark Hargrove, II 
Jeffery Mark Hargrove, II, born Sept. 6, 1988 in North Charleston, N.C., passed away unexpectedly Dec. 4, 2002, at the age of 14 years. He attended McKinney High School, playing on their football team, as No. 40. He was also a member of The Abundant Life Church in Plano. 
He is survived by his father, Jeffery M. Hargrove of McKinney, mother Nellie R. Hargrove of Santiago, Chile, brother Andrew Hargrove, sisters Brandy C. and Chelsea C. Hargrove; grandparents Stan and Rachel Hargrove; James and Billie Dotson; numerous uncles and aunts, many cousins and a host of friends. 
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Dec. 8, 2002, at the Abundant Life Church in Plano, 2021 East Park Blvd. Pastors Dan Rigden, Kevin Burgess and Chip Donahue officiating. Interment will follow at Fitzhugh Cemetery in Allen. Visitation with the family will be held at Belew Funeral Home in McKinney. 


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