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Jimmy Roy Montgomery
Jimmy Roy Montgomery, 62, of Columbus, Miss., passed away Thursday, Oct. 12, 2000, in Columbus. He was born March 20, 1938, in Starkville, Miss., to James and Mavis Lucille (Fulgham) Montgomery. He married Betty Richardson. He served in the Navy and was a disabled veteran of the Korean War.
He is survived by his wife, Betty R. Montgomery, of Columbus, Miss.; son, James Stanley Montgomery of Aurora, Colo.; daughters, Dee Harmond and husband, Mike of Allen, Carolyn Fratt and husband, Greg of Allen; sister, Louise Carter of McKinney; grandchildren, Josh Montgomery, Addison Fratt and Ashley Harmond.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16 at Ridgeview Memorial Park. Visitation will be at 12:30 p.m. Monday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel.

Johnny R. McAdams
Johnny R. McAdams, 59, of Princeton, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2000 at his residence in Princeton. He was born Dec. 1, 1940 in McGregor, Texas the son of John H. and Dovie McMahan McAdams. He married Judith Laverne Terry Feb. 24, 1962 in Oklahoma.
He was a paint contractor by trade and a Pentecostal by faith. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000 at 2:00 p.m. at the chapel of Belew Funeral Home, with Rev. Thomas Ison and Rev. Harvey Angel officiating. Interment will follow at Princeton Cemetery in Princeton. Family visitation will be held Friday 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
He is survived by his loving wife Judith (Judy) McAdams of Princeton; sons Johnny Lynn McAdams of Altoga, Terry McAdams and wife Heather of Princeton, Robby McAdams of Princeton and Tony McAdams of Princeton; daughters Tacy Mathews of Princeton, Vicky McAdams and James of Princeton and Kristy Rutledge and her husband Glenn of Princeton; grandchildren Johnny Robert McAdams, Judith Ann McAdams, Elizabeth McAdams, Alex McAdams, Alyssa McAdams, Toshia Mathews, Jessica Rutledge and Monnica Rutledge; brothers Merle McAdams of Plano, James McAdams of Denison, Donald McAdams of Leonard, Roger McAdams of Anna and Ricky McAdams of Westminster; Helen Stine of Sherman, Ruth Melby of Anna, Connie Hilliard of Karmen, Calif. and Peggy Van Zandt of Princeton.
He is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, other extended family members and close friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Arrangements are under the direction of Belew Funeral Home of McKinney.

Alice Marie Lott
Alice Marie Lott, 59, of Celina passed away Friday Nov. 10, 2000, at Plano Presbyterian Hospital in Plano.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18 at the First Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Isiah Moore with interment in Old Town Cemetery in Celina.
She was born Sep. 6, 1941 in Eufaula, Okla., the daughter of A. J. and Ola Whibby Jordan. She married George Lott on July 27, 1961 in Celina. She was a member of St. Phillips Baptist Church in Celina and was a nurses aid.
She is survived by her husband George Lott of Celina; a daughter, Kathy Jean Haskell of Celina; her parents, A. J. and Ola Mae Jordan of Colbert, Okla.; three grandchildren Elton Renay Lott, Chris Lott and Mark Lott, all of Celina; one great-granddaughter Caitlyn Paige Lott of Celina; four sisters, Ima Jean Dean and Joyce Sue Brown both of Oklahoma City, Audrey Dawn Jordan of Colbert Okla., and Patsy Ann Smith of Denison. She is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.
A wake will be from 7-8 p.m. Friday at the Cantrell Funeral Home in Celina.

Doris Dickerson
Services are pending with Cantrell Funeral Home of Frisco for Doris Dickerson, 64, of Frisco, who passed away Monday, Nov. 13, 2000, at her residence.

Carroll D. Jones
Carroll D. Jones, 66, of Lucas passed away Sunday, Nov. 12, 2000, in Plano. He was born Oct. 21, 1934, to Albert and Edna Jones. He married Donna Jean Holland on Dec. 11, 1954, in Chicago, Ill. He was a retired sales manager for Johnson and Johnson. He attended Missouri University, was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of McKinney and was a member of the McKinney Country Club.
He is survived by his wife, Donna Jones of Lucas; daughter, Melanie Johnson of Van Couver, Wash.; sons, Thomas Dean Jones of McKinney and Scott H. Jones of Euless; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Michelle Marie Jones.
A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 15 in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Rev. Clay Brantley officiating.

Sharon Burton
Sharon Burton, 58, of Plano passed away Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2000, at Medical Center of Plano.
Services will be 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 11 at Cantrell Funeral Chapel in Frisco, conducted by Rev. Phil Mercer.
Family visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday afternoon at the funeral home.

Irene Fraze
Irene Fraze, 89, longtime resident of McKinney, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2000, at the North Central Medical Center of McKinney. She was born Jan. 13, 1911, in Allen, the daughter of Claude and Frances Almeda “Allie” Fraze. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of McKinney. She was also a member and very active in various church, social and civic clubs. Graveside funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9 at Restland Memorial Park in Dallas with Rev. John McCallon officiating. Family visitation will be held Friday, Dec. 8 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Belew Funeral Home.
She is survived by nephews, Mike Fraze of Melissa and Wylie Fraze of Houston; niece, Debra Dunn of Garland; and a host of other great nieces, great nephews, other extended family members and close friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, W.W. Red Fraze, and one sister, Neb Bonham.
Arrangements are under the direction of Belew Funeral Home.

Charles C. Roberts
Charles Roberts, 76, of McKinney died Thursday, Dec. 7, 2000, at the Loving Care Home in Forest Grove. He was born July 23, 1924, in Counce, Tenn., to Allen and Sally Crisp Roberts. He married Sylvia (Sug) Roberts. He was a veteran and a retired auto dealer.
He is survived by wife, Sylvia Roberts of McKinney; sons, Wayne Roberts of Aubrey, Steve Roberts and Randy Roberts, both of Dallas; stepson, Randy Corzine of Dallas; and brother, Gene Roberts of Corinth, Miss.
Services will be 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10 at McPeters Funeral Home Chapel in Corinth, Miss. Interment will follow at Center Hill Cemetery in Counce, Tenn. Visitation will be 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9.

Kenneth W. Stailey
Kenneth Stailey, 57, of Melissa passed away Friday, Dec. 8, 2000, at his home in Melissa. Funeral services are pending with Belew Funeral Home in McKinney.

Ardell Arnold
Ardell Arnold, 89, of McKinney passed away on April 6, 2001 in Plano. He was born on May 12, 1911 in McKinney to William and Viola Arnold. He was a farmer and a member of the Melissa Baptist Church.
He is survived by his sons, Lacy Arnold of Garland, William Arnold Jr. of Lawton and Larry (Butch) Arnold of Princeton; daughters Joy Chastain of Sachse, Carolyn Boone of Garland and Fama Griggs of McKinney; step-son Larry May of Gunter; 13 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and other loving relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Jimmie Lee Arnold; sister Lorene Quililin and brother James Arnold.
A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 8, at Pecan Grove Cemetery in McKinney with Rev. William Arnold Jr. officiating. Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, April 7, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.

Ellen Mae Allen
Ellen Mae Allen, of Celina in Moundridge, Kansas. As a small child she moved with her family to Kalamazoo, Mich. where she attended school and graduated in 1953 from Central High School.
Ellen was married to Vern Allen for 18 wonderful glorious years. Ellen and Vern were married in Enid Okla., in 1982. They then moved to Texas in 1985 and have spent the last 10 years in Celina.
Ellen was preceded in death by her father, Leland Warren in 1980 and their twin brother Edwin in 1993.
She is survived by her mother, Velda Warren, a resident of Celina Care Center; her sister Gloria Theis from Santa Marie Calif.; seven children, Rick Shepard of New Boden Ill., Mark Shepard, address unknown, Greg Shepard of Tahleguan Okla., Todd Shepard of Covington Okla. and Robin Kramer of Vancouver, Washington; by 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be Sunday April 8, at Bethel Baptist Church in Celina at 2 p.m.

Cathey Jo Howard-Kalimah
Cathey Jo Howard-Kalimah, 31, of McKinney passed away June 5, 2001 in McKinney. She was born October 27, 1969 to Rudolph and Ann-Marie (Shepard) McDonald in Asheville, N.C. She married Jameel F. Kalimah July 20, 1987 in Washington, D.C. Mrs. Howard-Kalimah was a Security Law Enforcer Instructor with the Job Corps in McKinney. She was of the Baptist faith.
She is survived by her husband, Jameel Kalimah, of McKinney; her daughter Regyna Howard-Kalimah, and her son Syed Kalimah, both of McKinney; her father, Rudolph McDonald, of Murphy, N.C.; her mother, Ann-Marie McDonald, of Waynesville, N.C.; her brother, Darin McDonald, of Morganton, N.C.; and her sister, Lisa Rodgers, of Raleigh, N.C.
Visitation will be at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home on June 7 from 3 to 8 p.m. Funeral services are pending in Sylva, N.C.

Gene Skinner
Gene Skinner, 61, of Plano passed away on June 6, 2001. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. June 8 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. June 7 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Texas Heart Institute in Houston.

Mary L. Davis
Mary L. Davis, 90, of McKinney passed away August 1, 2001 in McKinney. Services will be held August 4, 2001 at 10 a.m. in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 7-9 p.m. Friday.

Evilyn (Sal) Hendricks
Evilyn (Sal) Hendricks, 82, of Anna passed away July 31, 2001. She was born July 3, 1919 in Anna to Joe and Ora Chandler McClain. She worked for Texas Instruments and was a Christian.
She is survived by her sons Mike Hendricks and wife Cindy of Arlington and Royce Hendricks and wife Sandy of Normangee; daughters, Barbara Smith and husband Denton of Tempe, Ariz. and Charlotte Harlow and husband Larry of Anna; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.
Services will be held August 2, 2001 at 11 a.m. at Elm Grove Cemetery with Donald Griffith officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Flesher Funeral Home in Van Alstyne.

Jane P. Blaine
Jane P. Blaine, 86, of Celina passed away August 1, 2001 after a brief illness. She was born November 27, 1914 in Gunter to the late Benjamin and Mary Bunch Perry. She married Marshall Blaine in November of 1940, and he preceded her in death on January 1, 1989. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Celina. She was a graduate of the University of North Texas and taught school for 42 years, retiring in 1978.
She is survived by her sons, William Blaine of Celina and Robert Blaine of Waxahachie; and grandchildren, Michael and Randy Blaine of Waxahachie.
Services will be held at 2 p.m., August 3, 2001 at the First United Methodist Church in Celina conducted by Rev. Tom Medley with interment in Cottage Hill Cemetery in Celina. Family visitation will be from 6-8 p.m., August 2, 2001 at the funeral home.

Ovid Ray Hemphill
Ovid Ray Hemphill, 82, of McKinney passed from this life to his eternal life Oct. 17, 2001. He was born June 24, 1919 in Collin County, the son of George and Mable Hemphill. He was a proud veteran of WWII and honorably discharged in 1945 as a sergeant. He was employed by P&M Furniture for 45 years. He married Francis Lokey on Nov. 24, 1948 in McKinney and was a member of the North Baptist Church for 46 years.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years; son Don and wife Bea of McKinney; niece Jenny Barosh and husband Donnie of Houston; grandson Alex Mata and wife Stacey; granddaughters Renee Michaelis and Becky Naputi and husband Anthony, all of McKinney; nephews Jeff Barosh and wife Sonja, Tim Barosh and wife Melanie, Nick Barosh and wife Brandi, all of Houston; brothers James and wife Margie and G.E. and wife Eloise; sister Bernice Belt; great-grandsons Nick, Mondo, Jaden and Dylan; many nieces and nephews and other loving relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Glenn and Edward Hemphill and sister Velma Rickerson.
He will always be remembers as a devout family man and true friend.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Oct. 20 at Belew Funeral Home with Rev. Danny Buster officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Alex Mata, Anthony Naputi, Jeff Barosh, Tim Barosh, Nick Barosh and Kent Schaumburg.
The family will receive visitors at the funeral home from 7-9 p.m. Oct. 19.

Virginia L. “Sisk” Cannon
Virginia L. “Sisk” Cannon, 69, of De Soto passed away May 30, 2002 in Dallas. She was born Jan. 19, 1933 to Wilmer J. and Stella S. (Scroggins) Smith. She married James Leon Cannon, Sr. on Nov. 7, 1967 in Dallas. She was a waitress and of the Baptist faith.
She is survived by her daughter Sonia Tosh and husband David of Texarkana, Texas; granddaughter Alexandra Welker of Texarkana, Texas; sisters Barbara Session Beasley of Ferris, Texas and Jean Dawson Stephens of Texarkana, Texas; brothers Jerry Smith and wife Judy of De Soto and Wayne Sessions of Louisiana; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband James L. Cannon, Sr., parents Wilmer and Stella Smith and brother Jackie Sessions.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. June 3 at Ridgeview Memorial Park with Rev. Danny Buster officiating. Visitation will from 7-9 p.m. June 2 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.

David R. Alexander
David R. Alexander, 43, of Dallas passed away Oct. 11, 2002 in Dallas. He was born July 29, 1959 in McKinney to Kenneth Perry Alexander and Quida Jane Gilmore Alexander. He attended school in Garland, Duncanville and Silo.
He worked hard as a plumber and knew his job very well. He would work at whatever he set his mind to, and he would work until it was done right. He was free-hearted to those in need and would go out of his way to do good. He will be missed by his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents and brother Kenneth Alexander, Jr.
He is survived by his parents Kenneth and Quida Alexander of Kingston, Okla.; son David Alexander, Jr. of Holdenville, Okla.; sisters Brenda Howard and husband Jerry of Silo, Okla. and Sharon Green of Memphis, Texas; brothers Billy Alexander of Fort Worth and Tim Alexander and wife Stacy of Kingston, Okla. and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Oct. 17, 2002 in the Brown’s Funeral Service Chapel in Durant, Okla. with Rev. Fred Waldrep, officiating.

Ralph Boykin Russell
Ralph Boykin Russell, 83, of McKinney passed away Oct. 14, 2002. He was born June 21, 1919 to Charles H. and Minnie Russell.
A lifelong resident of McKinney, he was the owner of Double R Ranch. He was a member of the National Cutting Horse Association and a founding member of the American Paint Horse Association.
He was preceded in death by his parents Charles H. and Minnie Russell, four sisters, three brothers and one grandchild.
He is survived by his wife of fifty years Dorothy Sue Russell; daughters Ann Smith and husband Bobby and Rosy Burns and husband Alan; grandchildren Ronnie Smith, Randy Smith, Robin Harrison and Robbie Burns and great-grandchildren Ryan Smith, Russell Smith, Rhyn Smith, Shane Harrison, Ricky Harrison and Rance Smith.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m., Oct. 16, 2002 at Pecan Grove Cemetery in McKinney with Pastor Sam Spence officiating. Visitation with the family will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Belew Funeral Home.

Kelsie Anne-Dayle Marksberry
Our littlest angel earned her wings from July 15 2002 to October 10, 2002. In her short life, she brought so much joy and love to all those who knew her.
She leaves behind her Mommy and Daddy, Danielle and S. Dale Marksberry II of Princeton, and her Big Sister Kailey Nicole. She was loved and cherished by her Nana and Pops, Bill and Eileen Kellaher of Princeton, and her Grandparents, Rhonda and TW Cowley of New Hope, Ray and Sandra Capps of Allen, Dale Marksberry of Durant, OK and Debra Snider of Oklahoma City, OK. She is also missed by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Visitation with Kelsie’s family will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 13, and a memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Oct. 14 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in McKinney. Graveside to follow memorial at Van Winkle Cemetery in Princeton.
In lieu of flowers, a donation in her memory may be made to the American Heart Association — Legacy of Life Endowment for the research of congenital heart defects.

J.C. “Gun” Frazier
J.C. Frazier, 80, of McKinney passed away October 10, 2002, at his home. He was born July 20, 1922, in Princeton to William I. and Lydia Ann (Teague) Frazier. He married Wanda Bailey on March 13, 1938, in McKinney. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a mechanic and of the Church of Christ faith.
He is survived by his wife Wanda Frazier of McKinney; daughter Sheila Williams, also of McKinney; sons Danny M. Frazier of Red River, N.M. and Patrick “Hank” Frazier of Frisco; brother William Frazier of Round Rock and nine grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m., Oct. 14, 2002, at Wilson Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.

Arthur Don Harrod
Arthur Don Harrod, 46, of McKinney passed away Oct. 10, 2002 in Dallas.
He was born July 26, 1956 to Arthur and Lamona Harrod in McKinney.
He is survived by his wife Janet Gilmore of McKinney; children Christy Gilmore of Greenville, Tasha Valencia and Jerry Gilmore, both of McKinney; and grandchildren Destiny Gilmore, Joseph Olvera, Hayden Harrod and Scott Valencia.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Oct. 13, 2002 at Finch Park in McKinney.

Henry M. Haning
Henry M. Haning, 94, of Allen, passed away on Oct. 8, 2002 in Allen. He was born Oct. 20, 1907 in Weston, Texas, to Cal and Cora Haning. He married Elsie Mae Welch Nov. 1, 1930, in Collinsville, Texas. He served in the U.S. Navy and was a veteran of WWII. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Allen.
He is survived by his son Max Lee Haning and wife Shirley of Allen; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; sister Dora Newberry of Garland; caretaker Katy Ewen of Allen; daughter-in-law Mary Haning Barefoot of Weston and son-in-law Charles Phelps of Marshall.
He was preceded in death by his wife Elsie Mae Haning, daughter Peggy Phelps and son Joe Wayne Haning.
A graveside service will be held at 12 noon Oct. 11 at Ridgeview Memorial Park with Rev. Chad Selph officiating. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.

Ruby Lourene Atkission
Ruby Lourene Atkission, 90, formerly of Vernon, died Oct. 7, 2002 in Plano. Funeral services will be Oct. 10 at 2 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church in Vernon, with Rev. Ron Fox, pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Wilbarger Memorial Park under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home of Vernon.

Rodric E. Striplin
Rodric E. Striplin, 68, of Melissa passed away Oct. 9, 2002 in McKinney. He was born Aug. 11, 1934 in McKinney to Howard Allen and Rowena Mearl (Wise) Striplin. On July 7, 1962 he married Betty Jo Brown in Farmers Branch. He was a carpenter and a member of the Hillcrest Christian Church and the VFW of McKinney and the NRA.
He is survived by his wife Betty J. Striplin of Melissa; brother Johnny Striplin and wife Shirley; nieces and nephews Judy Sessums, Allen Striplin and Danny Rodriguez, Debbi Jeffers and husband Jack, Angelia Davenport and husband John and Michael Prather; great-nieces Beth Striplin and Christina Sessums; two sisters-in-law and families; two aunts and numerous cousins and other family members.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Oct. 12 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Rev. Rod Corner and Rev. Harold Thomason 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.

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.

Juanita Cook Tobin
Juanita Cook Tobin, 85, of Arkadelphia, Ark., passed away Dec. 5, 2002 at the Twin Rivers Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Dec. 17, 1916, in Frisco, the daughter of George and Ida Mae Turner Cook. She was a retired Sears employee where she worked as a receiving clerk. She was a pianist and organist for the Weston Baptist Church. She was a member of Park Hill Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Robert B. Tobin; and other close family members Randy and Glenetta Turner and several cousins.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday at the Ruggles-Wilcox Chapel with Rev. Blake McKinney officiating. Interment will follow at Rest Haven Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Park Hill Building Fund.

Johnnie Aline Riddle
Johnnie Aline Riddle, 78, of McKinney passed away Dec. 2, 2002 at her home. She was born July 28, 1924 to James Ferrell and Josie E. (Cook) Langston in Valdesta, Texas, graduated from Priceton High School and was a life-long resident of Collin County. She married Kenneth W. Riddle on Jan. 29, 1949. She was a loving and devoted mother and grandmother. She was of the Baptist faith.
She is survived by her seven children: James Honea of Coleman, Texas and his wife, Brenda; Don Riddle of Palmer Lake, Colo. and his wife, Janet; Diane Armstrong of Jacksonville, Ala. and her husband, Richard; John Riddle of McKinney and his wife, Kathi; Rebecca Varnado of Mesquite and her husband, Robert; Cindy Riddle of McKinney; Paul Riddle of Jacksonville, Ala.; and “honorary sons” Charley Cullins of Coleman, Texas and Thom Cole of Anniston, Ala.; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She is also survived by brother Wayne Langston of Ivanhoe, Texas; sister Wanda Tacke of Cedar Hill, Texas; and uncle John Hoyt Langston of Grand Prairie.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth W. Riddle; her infant daughter, Armanda Riddle; parents, James F. and Josie Langston and one sister-in-law.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Dec. 7 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Rev. Bill Pierson officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. Family visitation will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.

Odell Sep Smith
Odell Sep Smith of Portales, formerly of Rogers, passed away while visiting family members in McKinney, Texas on Dec. 2. The son of Oliver Columbus and Betty Smith, Odell was born in Bailey County, Texas on Oct. 21, 1913. While playing basketball at Rogers, he was a member of the State Championship team and held the New Mexico High School shot put record for over thirty years. After finding the love of his life, Odell married Una Harris of Rogers in 1934. They started farming and ranching, while establishing one of the first dairy parlors in the county. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Portales, an active member of the county serving on the Rogers and Dora School Boards, County Commissioner, Farm Bureau, Deputy Sheriff, Sheriff, a member of the Woodsmen of the World and Odd Fellow organizations. He served his community with passion, integrity, and possessed a real love for helping people. His interests included sports, hunting, fishing, camping and family.
He survived by his wife, Una of Portales; brother Rex Smith of Farmington, N.M.; daughters and son-in-laws Laverne and Holt Irby of Garland, Texas, Louise Smith of McKinney, Doris and Gerald Devault of Lubbock; son and daughter-in-law Derrell and Jody Smith of Waco; 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, four sisters and his son-in-law, Billy Ray Smith.
Pallbearers will be grandsons: Joe Irby of Garland, Billy Smith of Richardson, Jim Irby of Garland, Gregg Devault of Bartlett, Texas, Kendall Devault of Farwell, Texas, Chad Smith and Scott Smith of Waco.
Viewing and family visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Dec. 6, at Wheeler Mortuary in Portales. Services will be at 1 p.m. on Dec. 7 at the First Baptist Church of Portales, with Dr. Herbert Bergstrom and Dr. Philip Fike officiating. Burial will follow at the Portales Cemetery.

Elzie Abrams
Elzie Abrams, 83, passed away in Plano on Dec. 2, 2002. He was born Nov. 7, 1919.
He leaves to mourn Rosie Abrams (wife), Neva Booker, Jimmy Abrams, Russell Abrams, Mark Abrams, Beverly Fields, Gary Abrams, Karen Holmes, Bobbie Cole of McKinney, Denise Ellis, Glennis Vann of Plano, Kimberly Lemon of San Antonio, Jo Warner Freeman of Ft. Worth, Nora Burnett (sister) of Lawton, Okla., Linda Lincoln (sister) of Kansas City, Mo., 38 grandchildren, 50 great grandchildren, three great- great-grandchildren, and a host of friends and relatives.
He was preceded in death by Arry Caldwell (mother), John Abrams (father), John Abrams Jr., Maggie Rutledge, Mossie Coleman, Eveline Ogles, Paula Abrams (wife), Lucille Abrams (daughter).
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Dec. 6 at Belew Funeral Home Chapel, with Reverend Jesse Owens officiating. Interment will follow at Ross Cemetery. For further information call 972-562-7788.

Thomas “T.R.” Calloway
Thomas “T.R.” Calloway, 78, of McKinney, passed away Dec. 3, 2002, in Plano. He was born June 16, 1924, in Frisco to Harvey E. and Sylvia (Fickland) Calloway. He married Ina Ballard on Sept. 12, 1948, in McKinney. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He worked in the health care industry and was of the Methodist faith.
He is survived by his wife, Ina Calloway of McKinney; sons Roy Calloway and Troy Calloway, both of Plano; sister Ernestine Hard of California and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister and one brother.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Dec. 6, 2002, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.

Leon Childers
Leon Childers, 68, of Farmersville passed away Dec. 1, 2002 at North Central Medical Center of McKinney.
He was born Sept. 15, 1934 in Greenville to Alton and Ila Mae (Poe) Childers. He married Rita Clemons on June 5, 1954 in Durant, Okla. He was a service advisor for Bob Tomes Ford in McKinney.
He is survived by his wife, Rita Childers of Farmersville; sisters Yvonne McCrary of Farmersville, Lou Walding of Farmersville, Maxine Hunt of Greenville, Pamela Bench of Greenville; and brother Jerry Don Childers of Farmersville.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Dec. 5, 2002 at Hurst’s Fielder-Baker Chapel in Farmersville. Interment will follow at I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Farmersville.
Visitation with the family will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at Hurst’s Fielder-Baker Chapel in Farmersville.

Kelly Gilmore
Miss Kelly Gilmore, age 19, of McKinney, Texas, passed away April 9, 2003, in Plano, Texas. She was born September 6, 1983, in Houston, Texas, to Kevin and Jill (Jones) Gilmore. In June, 2001, she graduated from Lakota West High School in Westchester, Ohio. She was a student at Collin County Community College and a member of Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority. She worked in jewelry sales at Foley’s at Willow Bend and was of the Methodist faith.
She is survived by her parents, Kevin and Jill Gilmore of McKinney, Texas; aunts and uncles, Dennis and Kim Gilmore of Weare, N.H., and Frances and William Morrell of Stamford, Conn.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. April 12 in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Rev. Danny Buster officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8p.m. Friday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.

Kay Beth Gooch
Kay Beth Gooch, 56, passed away on April 9, 2003 in Merit, Texas. She was born to Ken and Alda Byrom Murray in Sherman on Dec. 31, 1946. She married John Gooch Jr. on Aug. 2, 1969 and was a school teacher in Farmersville ISD. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Farmersville.
She is survived by her husband, John Gooch Jr.; daughters, Amy Underwood of Merit and Kelly Maier of Denton; father, Ken Murray of Sherman; sister, Suzanne Meadows of Allen.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Alda Murray, who passed away in 2002.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. April 12 at First Baptist Church in Farmersville with Rev. Jim Wicker, Rev. Bart Barber and Rev. Tracy Oneal. Interment will be Merit Cemetery in Merit. Visitation will be held 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. April 11 at Hurst’s Fielder-Baker in Farmersville.

George Thomas Blackwell
George Thomas Blackwell, 88, of McKinney passed away April 4, 2003, in McKinney. He was born Sept. 27, 1914, to Leo and Dolly (Bowman) Blackwell. He married Fay Watson on March 21, 1942, in Plano. He was a mail carrier and was of the Church of Christ faith. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps and was a veteran of WWII.
He is survived by his wife, Fay Blackwell; sons Michael Blackwell of Denison and Reggie Blackwell and wife Anita of Cheyenne, Okla.; daughter Brenda Brinsfield and husband Sol of Elgin, Texas; sisters Fannie Grindle, Leona Anderson and Bertha Sullens all of Dahlonega, Ga.; brothers Carl Blackwell of Dahlonega and Robert Blackwell of Atlanta, Ga.; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.
Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Monday in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Tom Gaumer officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park.

Hazel Wilson
Hazel Wilson, 90, passed away April 7, 2003 at the Presbyterian Hospital in Greenville. She was born Dec. 31, 1912 to Vird Vance Kerley and Emma Hannah Kerley in Blue Ridge. She married Woodrow Wilson on Nov. 1, 1936 in Melissa. She worked for Kelly Lee Clothing Co. and was a member of the Blue Ridge Church of Christ.
She is survived by daughter Sharon Box and husband Noel of Blue Ridge; son Dwight Wilson of Blue Ridge; sisters Loma McGuffey of Blue Ridge and Lola Chapman of Dallas; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Woodrow Wilson.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. April 10 at Stoney Point Cemetery in Valdasta, Texas. Interment will follow at Stoney Point Cemetery.
Visitation will be held 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. April 9 at Hurst’s Fielder-Baker in Blue Ridge.

Lois Tucker Scalf
Lois Tucker Scalf, 90, passed away April 6, 2003 in Grapevine. She was born May 21, 1912.
She will be missed by her loving family and all who knew her: daughters Barbara Hunt and husband Bobby of Grand Prairie and Donna Kelly and Husband Ken of Richland Hills; brother Gailen Tucker of Smithville, Okla.; grandchildren Richard Hunt, Janet Hunt, Wayne Brogdon, Charles Brogdon, Jr. and Donna Gorman; seven great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Wilbur C. Scalf.
Graveside services will be held 12 p.m. April 9 at Princeton Cemetery.

Nancy Elizabeth Bingham
Nancy Elizabeth Bingham, 39, of McKinney passed away April 5, 2003 at her home.
She is survived by her daughters, Melissa Marak of Irving, Megan Eckenroed and Kristina Lab, both of Van Alstyne; mother Sharen Wright and step-father Bernie of Van Alstyne; father Jack David Bingham of Norman, Okla.; sister Laura Trethaway of Lucus; brother Tim Bingham of Gordonville, Penn. and grandchild Alesis Velasquez of Irving.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, at Grace Place Baptist Church in Oklahoma City, with Robbie Robertson officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial in Oklahoma City.
Visitation with the family will be held from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Flesher Funeral Home in Van Alstyne.

Nancy Elizabeth Bingham
Nancy Elizabeth Bingham, 39, of McKinney passed away April 5, 2003 at her home.
She is survived by her daughters, Melissa Marak of Irving, Megan Eckenroed and Kristina Lab, both of Van Alstyne; mother Sharen Wright and step-father Bernie of Van Alstyne; father Jack David Bingham of Norman, Okla.; sister Laura Trethaway of Lucus; brother Tim Bingham of Gordonville, Penn. and grandchild Alesis Velasquez of Irving.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, at Grace Place Baptist Church in Oklahoma City, with Robbie Robertson officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial in Oklahoma City.
Visitation with the family will be held from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Flesher Funeral Home in Van Alstyne.

Evelyn Louise (White) Warmack Chenault
Evelyn Louise (White) Warmack Chenault, 83, of McKinney passed away May 31, 2003, in McKinney. She was born April 18, 1920, in Baytown (Goose Creek) to James and Etta (Jordan) White. She married B.J. Chenault on June 3, 1989, in Dallas. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in McKinney.
She is survived by her husband, B.J. Chenault of McKinney; children, Jan Warmack Turner and husband, T. Vance and R.C. Warmack, III and wife, Sherrill; grandchildren, Kimberly Turner, Steven Turner, Travis Warmack and wife, Sherri, and Melani York and husband, Jason; great-grandchildren, Tristan Warmack, Kaitlin Simotics, and Haley Mudd; brother, Gerald White.
She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, R.C. Warmack Jr.
A special thanks and gratitude is expressed to Raquel Silverberg, who was so helpful in her devotion to Evelyn during her illness.
The family would like to express deepest gratitude to Vista Care Hospice, and to Dr. Charles Connor, Dr. Jeffrey Greenberg and the staff of North Texas Regional Cancer Center.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Tuesday, at the First Baptist Church in McKinney. A graveside service will be 11 a.m., Wednesday at Fairview Cemetery in Winnie, Texas. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Monday, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Society 8900 Carpenter Frwy, Dallas, Texas or the Vista Care Hospice; 625 Dallas Dr. Ste. 100, Denton, Texas 76205

Brenda Forte Wiggins
Brenda Forte Wiggins, 61, of McKinney passed away May 29, 2003, in Plano. Born Nov. 2, 1941, in Flint, Mich., to John and Thelma (Crowell) Phelps, she graduated from Collin County Community College in 2003. She was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Sorority. She was a medical transcriptionist and retired from MTM Analyst. She was a member of the Trinity Prayer Chapel in McKinney.
She is survived by her sons, Doice L. Forte, Jr. and Steven E. Forte, Sr. both of Anna; daughters, Kelli Forte and Traci Crawford both of McKinney,; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Doice L. Forte, Sr. in 1975 and one grandson.
Funeral services will be held at noon, Tuesday, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Rev. Reynolds Wood officiating. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Monday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.

Luther “Don” Best
Luther “Don” Best, 47, of Plano passed away May 31, 2003, in Plano.
Funeral services will be held at 11 p.m., Wednesday, at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, 920 E. 14th St., Plano with Pastor Isaiah Joshua officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday prior to service at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church. Arrangements are under the direction of Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Directors.

David G. Inge
David G. Inge, 54, of Princeton passed away May 31, 2003, in McKinney. He was born Oct. 12, 1948, in McKinney to Horace P. and Nova B. (Renfro) Inge. He married Kathryn Niell on June 14, 1977, in Dallas. He was a cable locator for D.P.T.
He is survived by his wife, Katherine Inge of Princeton; children, Laura Benjamin and husband, Franklin of McKinney, Jason Inge of Ft. Riley, Kan., and Aaron Inge of Princeton; brothers, James Inge and wife, Jenna of Garland, Harold Inge and wife, Elaine, Charles Inge and wife, Mary, Jerry Inge and wife, Sandra, and Paul Inge and wife, Sharron all of McKinney; sisters, Wanda Nolan and husband, Eugene of Louisiana, Patsy Morris and husband, Frank of McKinney, and Rosa Morrison and husband, Gary of Celina; sisters-in-law, Molly Inge of Olney, Mary Inge of Van Alstyne; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Bobby and Horace Inge.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Monday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.

George William Lott
George William Lott, 68 of Celina passed away at his residence May 31, 2003. He was born July 13, 1934 in Crockett to Anderson and Willie May (Elam) Lott. He served in the U. S. Army.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday at First Baptist Church in Celina with Pastor James Johnson and Pastor Isiah Moore Jr. officiating. Visitation will be 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in Frisco.

Jessica Ann Corral
Infant Jessica Ann Corral of Allen passed away May 29, 2003. She was born May 29 at Medical Center of Plano to Raymond and Christina Pauline (Navarrette) Corral.
She is survived by her parents, Raymond and Christina of Allen; sisters, Victoria and Ilianna Corral both of Allen; paternal grandmother, Celia Corral of Lovington, NM; and maternal grandparents, Felipe and Evangelina Navarrette of Hobbs, NM.
She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Alfredo Corral in January of 2000.
The family will have a private graveside service. Visitation with the family will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Monday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.

Chad Alan Dousharm
Chad Alan Dousharm, 31, of Frisco, passed away May 24, 2003. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. May 28 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home, Allen.


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