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Smitherman
Robert W. Smitherman, 64, of Lucas, passed away on Feb. 28, 1999 at Medical Center of Plano. He was born on July 19, 1934, in Van Buren, Ark., to Newton and Helen Louise (Erke) Smitherman.. He married Delores Ruth Little on June 27, 1964, in Inglewood, Calif. Mr. Smitherman worked for Rockwell International for 30 years as a computer analyst. He was an avid golfer and a member of the First United Methodist Church of Plano.
Mr. Smitherman is survived by his wife, Ruth Smitherman of Lucas; sons, Robert W. Smitherman Jr. of Lucas and David A. Smitherman of Garland; grandson, David Austin Smitherman of Shreveport, La.; brother, Eugene L. Smitherman and his wife, Sharon, of Plano; sister, Betty Gaines and her husband, Ed, of Hacienda Heights, Claif.; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held at noon, Friday, March 5, 1999, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Phillip Mercer officiating. Interment will follow in Ridgeview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, March 4, 1999. 

Murray
John T. Murray, 72, of Plano, died Feb. 28, 1999, after a lengthy illness.
He is survived by his wife, Doris of Plano; sons, Blake Murray and his wife, Paula, of Dripping Springs and Lee Murray and his wife, Carolyn, of Plano; daughter, Andrea Wood and her husband, Dell, of Amarillo; sisters, Marry Sutton and Louise Missildine, both of Birmingham, Ala.; grandchildren, Nathaniel and Travis Wood and Ryan Murray; stepdaughter, Terri, and her son, Jacob Rammell.
Visitation was held from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Ted Dickey Funeral Home. Services were at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home chapel. Interment followed in Ridgeview Memorial Park. 

Schartow
Schartow, Harold Albert, a Plano resident since 1989, passed away Feb. 22, 1999, at the age of 92. Harold was born in Saginaw, Mich., Aug. 8, 1906, and graduated from Saginaw High School in 1925. He was employed with Lufkin Ruler Co. for more than 40 years. He married Marion Mildred Johnson in 1935. She preceded him in death on March 16, 1997. While in Saginaw, he and Marion were members of Trinity Lutheran Church. In 1969, Harold and Marion moved to Cary, N.C., where they were members of Resurrection Lutheran Church and the XYZ Club. Harold and Marion moved to Plano in 1989 and were members of Faith Lutheran Church. He was also a member of the Aid and Association of Lutherans.
Harold is survived by his daughters, Eunice Podsiadlik and husband, Leonard, of Farmington, Mich., and Maryann Ruppel and husband, Rod, of Plano; grandchildren, Kevin Podsiadlik of Plano, Tracy Podsiadlik of Farmington, Mich., Lisa Ruppel of Austin and Amanda Ruppel of Plano.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, 1999, at Wakeman Funeral Home, 1218 N. Michigan Ave., Saginaw, Mich., (517) 752-8531. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. 

Craig
Mrs. Dixon Bazzoon Craig, age 93, of Texarkana, died Sunday, Feb. 21, 1999 in a local hospital after a lengthy illness.
Mrs. Craig was born Jul. 29, 1905 in Cleveland, and had lived in Texarkana since 1972. She was a Beloved Wife, Mother, School Teacher and Principal and was a member of the Walnut Street Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her Husband, Robert Shelby Craig, who died in 1988, and a Son-in-Law; Edward Virgin Kemp, who died in 1997.
She is survived by three daughters and two sons-in-law; nine grandchildren and their spouses; and eight great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 24,1999 in the Texarkana Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Larry Sims and John Pigg officiating. Burial will be in Springhill Cemetery in Naples.
The Family received Friends at the Funeral Home Tuesday, Feb. 23, 1999 from 6 to 8 p.m. Those wishing to memorialize Mrs. Craig may make contributions to: Walnut Street Church of Christ Building Fund, P.O. Box 1074, Texarkana, Tx. 75504. A special heartfelt thanks to some special friends: Pauline Dodson, Sylvie Buchanan, Marie Fowler, Ann Stoddard, Carolyn Whetstone, and Lorene Daniels. 

Rodriguez
Jo Rodriguez of McKinney died Feb. 11, 1999, in the North Central Medical Center of McKinney. He was 42.
He was born on May 28, 1957, in Mexico to Inocencio and Juana (Correa) Rodriguez.
He is survived by his wife, Melissa Rodriguez of McKinney; daughters Dalai Sambrano, Desiree Rodriguez, Margarita Rodriguez, Jo Ellen Rodriguez and Jo Anna Rodriguez; sons Samuel Rodriguez and Omar Villanueva; parents Inocencio and Juana Rodriguez; sisters, Maria Gonzales, Angela R. Garza and Adelita Olvera; brothers Francisco Rodriguez, Inocencio Rodriguez, Luis Rodriguez, Juan V. Rodriguez and Nicola Rodriguez. He was preceded in death by a sister, Maria Nicolasa Lopez.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today at St. Michael's Catholic Church with Father Carl Vogel officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. Rosary services were at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.

Parr
Ruth Parr, a resident of Lucas, died Jan. 29, 1999, at the Medical Center of Plano. She was 85.
Mrs. Parr was born Feb. 16, 1913, in Clearlake to Robert John and Sarah Alice Spurgin Russell. She married Ray S. Parr on June 13, 1932, in Durant, Okla.
She was retired from working in a Plano ISD lunchroom. She was a member of the Lucas Christian Church.
Survivors include her daughters and son-in-laws, Peggy and James Davis of Arlington and Joy and James Lewis; son and daughter-in-law, Bobby R. and Winnie Parr; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and sister, Alice Pharr of Lucas.
She was preceded in death by five brothers, two sisters, her husband and parents.
Services were Saturday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. The Revs. Bob Bethke and Keith Spurgin and Dale Spurgin officiated. Interment was at Ridgeview Cemetery. 

Medcalf
W.L. "Med" Medcalf, a resident of Princeton, died Jan. 29, 1999, at North Central Medical Center in McKinney. He was 79.
Mr. Medcalf was born June 14, 1919, in Melissa to Willie Taten and Iva Caroline Rollins Medcalf. He married Nettie Medcalf on Jan. 31, 1976, in Culleoka. He worked in general maintenance.
Survivors include his wife, Nettie Townley Medcalf of Princeton; daughters, Wanda Sue Marshall and Lynda Faye Young, both of Princeton; stepdaughters, Sarah Pollock of Anna and Carolyn Parker of St. Joseph, Mo.; stepson, Wayne Townley of Dallas; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Services will be given at 2 p.m. Monday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home with the Rev. Malcolm Cave officiating. Interment will be at Coffman Cemetery in Anna.
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday. 

Ellis
GARLAND -- Lula Mae Bailey Ellis, a resident of Garland, died Jan. 26, 1999. She was 84.
Mrs. Ellis was a secretary for Harrington's Furniture Store in Plano and operator of Ellis Beauty Shop in Garland. She had lived in Garland since 1977.
Survivors include her brothers and sisters-in-law, Lawrence Farmer of Plano, Calvin and Maxine of Grand Prairie, Marion and Alice Bailey of Canton and Mary Bailey of Garland; sister, Lillie Bell Walter of Phelan, Calif.; and a number of nephews and nieces. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Ellis; parents, Robert A. and Stella Mae Bailey; brothers, Charles, John Henry, Jesse, Edwin, Clarence, Earl and Lester Bailey; and sister, Annie Nichols.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at First Christian Church in Garland with the Rev. Tony Salisbury officiating. Burial will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday in Younger Cemetery in Purdon.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today.
Memorials may be made to First Christian Church.
Arrangements were handled by Williams Funeral Home. 

Garth
CONROE -- Patricia Ann Warde Garth, a resident of Conroe, died Jan. 24, 1999. She was 58.
Survivors include her husband of 15 years, Raymond Garth of Conroe; sons and daughter-in-law, Robert Allan and Vivan Freeman of Spring and Russell Keith Freeman of Galveston; mother, Margie Warde of Rowlett; brother and sister-in-law, James Edward and Judy Warde of Dallas; sister and brother-in-law, Mary Katherine and James Norris of Greenville; stepchildren, Raymond H. and Dianne Garth II of Whitefish, Mont., Christine Elizabeth and Rich Jabolinski of Chicago, Tamara Suzanne Strom of Dallas and Dennis James Garth of Norfolk, Va.; 11 grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Ted Dickey Funeral Home chapel. Burial will be in Plano Mutual Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

Delamar
Wanda L. Delamar, a resident of Sherman, died Friday, Jan. 22, 1999, at the Texoma Medical Center. She was 59.
Mrs. Delamar was born April 1, 1939, in Kemp to William Edward and Ollie Lee (Essary) Moorehead. She married Billy Ray (Bill) Delamar on Dec. 16, 1985, in McKinney. Mrs. Delamar worked as a cosmetologist and was a member of the Harvest Time Assemly of God in Sherman.
Survivors include her husband; sons, William (Bill) Delamar and James Allen Delamar, both of Austin, Dale Delamar of Princeton, Billy Ray Delamar Jr. of Porterville, Calif., and Raymond Delamar of Irving; daughters, Cheryle Curry of Irving, Lisa Larson and Sheri Delamar, both of Costa Mesa, Calif.; and Cindy Warmbrodt of Independence, Kan.; 23 grandchildren; and brother, Tommy Lee Moorehead Sr. of Van Alstyne, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Charlie Moorehead.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at the Turrentine-Jackson-Murrow Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Irby McKnight officiating. Burial will be at Ridgeview Memorial Park.
Visitation with the family will be from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. today. 

Sales
WYLIE -- Fannie Madlyn Sales, a resident of Wylie, died Jan. 21, 1999, at Garland Community Hospital. She was 85.
Mrs. Sales was born Jan. 31, 1913, in Abbott, to James Walter and Minnie Lou Plumkett Fowler. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church.
Survivors include her daughter, Patsy Rushing of Wylie; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Andrew Sales.
Services will be at 2:30 p.m. today at Allen Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Thomas Maynard officiating. Burial will be in Wylie Cemetery. 

Bowden
WYLIE -- Margaret Ellen Bowden, a resident of Wylie, died Jan. 20, 1999. She was 91.
Mrs. Bowden was born May 26, 1907, in Monett, Mo., to Marvin A. and Pearl Harris Allison. She was a teacher in Wylie for 30 years and was a member of Wylie United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Paul and Betty Bowden of Plano; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Elbert Bowden.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Allen Funeral Home chapel with the Revs. John M. Thornton and Thomas Maynard officiating. Burial will be in Wylie Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

Gill
Mark Preston Gill, a resident of Plano, died Jan. 19, 1999, at his residence. He was 46.
Mr. Gill was born June 28, 1952, in San Antonio, to George C. and Elizabeth S. Petrie Gill. He was reared in Nashville, Tenn., and was a graduate of Western Kentucky University, where he was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha. He married Debra Cooper March 15, 1975, in Paducah, Ky. He was president and CEO of Christie Cookie Co., and was a member of Central College Presbyterian Church in Westerville, Ohio. He attended Custer Road United Methodist Church in Plano.
Survivors include his wife; sons, Preston Cooper Gill and G. Keith Gill, both of Plano; parents, George and Elizabeth Gill of Mt. Juliet, Tenn.; brothers, Bruce Gill of Hermitage, Tenn., Keith Gill of Mt. Juliet, Brent Gill of Lynchburg, Tenn., and Jeffrey Gill of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; mother-in-law, Frances T. Cooper of Paducah; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Willie V. Cooper.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Custer Road United Methodist Church with the Rev. Paul Goodrich officiating. Burial will be in Ridgeview Memorial Park.
Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. today at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the VNA Hospice of Collin County. 

Davis
Donald R. Davis, a resident of Plano, died Jan. 18, 1999, at Medical Center of Plano. He was 57.
Survivors include his sons and daughter-in-law, Drain of San Francisco and Brad and Chars of Roundrock; parents, Ben and Ila Davis of Gainesville; two grandsons; brothers, Ed Davis of Lake Dallas and Tom Davis of Denver; and sister, Donna Due Wilson of Lewisville.
Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Sparkman-Dickey Funeral Home chapel. Burial will be at 3 p.m. in Fairview Cemetery in Gainesville.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Disabled American Veterans Association. 

Polk
McKINNEY -- Garland D. Polk, a resident of McKinney, died Jan. 17, 1999, at North Central Medical Center in McKinney. He was 74.
Mr. Polk was born Oct. 29, 1924, in Mason, to Thomas Walker and Martha Sanders Polk. He served as a bombardier on a B-17 Bomber in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He married Peggy Jane McCarley June 12, 1949, in McKinney. He was a past president of the Rotary Club, an elder at First Christian Church of McKinney, and an ex-letterman at Texas Christian University.
Survivors include his wife; daughter and son-in-law, Molly Kathryn and Dennis Engler of Denton; four grandchildren; brother, Thomas R. Polk of Mason; and sister, Pauline Gilbreth of Mason. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother and one sister.
Services were Tuesday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home chapel. The Revs. Tim Pool and Susan Gary and George Webb officiated.
Memorials may be made to the Liberty Christian School Grandparents Fund, 1500 W. Bonnie Brae, Denton, Texas 76207; or to First Christian Church of McKinney. 

Stell
Patricia Ann Stell, a resident of Plano, died Jan. 17, 1999. She was 47.
Mrs. Stell was a 1969 graduate of Plano High School and attended Bemidji State College in Bemidji, Minn. She had worked as a child care director with Kindercare.
Survivors include her husband of 27 years, Daniel Stell of Plano; sons, Mike Stell and Jeff Stell, both of Plano; parents, Addie and Bill Sirkel of Allen; sisters and brothers-in-law, Claudia and John Woodson of Denton and Fredna and Gene Posey of Murphy; brothers and sister-in-law, Bill Sirkel of McKinney and Don and Sue Burrows of Bemidji; mother-in-law, Dorothy Stell of Plano; and one brother-in-law, two sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and grand-nephew.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Ted Dickey Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 560089, Dallas, Texas 75356. 

Sheffield
McKinney - David Nolan Sheffield, a resident of McKinney, died Jan. 17, 1999, at North Central Medical Center in McKinney. He was 29.
Mr. Sheffield was born Oct. 24, 1969, in Dallas, to Joseph Bailey Sheffield and Sharon Clayton. He was a 1988 graduate of Plano Senior High School. He was a network engineer with MCI Telecommunications in Richardson.
Survivors include his mother, Sharon Clayton of Frisco; father, Joseph Sheffield of Plano; brothers, Michael Sheffield of McKinney, Brian Sheffield of Frisco and Eric Sheffield of Plano; fiancee, Wendy Benson of Plano; grandmother, Dot Clayton of Albuquerque, NM; and several aunts, uncles and other relatives.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. today at Ridgeview Memorial Park with the Rev. Michael Masters officiating.
Arrangements were handled by Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Directors. 

Dunn
Scott Brian Dunn, a resident of Plano, died Jan. 16, 1999. He was 34.
Mr. Dun was born in Ohio and grew up in Venice, Fla., where he was a member of South Venice Baptist Church. He was a telecommunications engineer.
Survivors include his parents, Shelby and Ron Dun of Venice; sisters and brothers-in-law, Linda and Butt Greenhouse and Jo Dee and Rick Putts; fiancee, Leigh Painter; grandmother, June Samara; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at South Venice Baptist Church in Venice.
Visitation will begin an hour prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to South Venice Baptist Church.
Arrangements were handled by Ted Dickey Funeral Home. 

North
McKINNEY - Lee Ann Taylor North, a resident of Gunter, died Jan. 15, 1999, at North Central Medical Center of McKinney. She was 85.
Mrs. North was born April 25, 1913, in Celina, Texas, to John Hamilton and Callie Lee (Hinesley) Lewis. She was a member of the College Street Church of Christ in Gunter.
Survivors include her sons, Jerry C. Taylor of Dallas, and David L. Taylor of Corbin, Ky.; daughter, Linda Howell of Garland; five grandchildren; one great-grandson; brother, Jay H. Lewis of Fort Worth; and several other relatives.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Ridgeview Memorial Park with Allen Jenkins officiating. The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. today at the Turrentine-Jackson-Murrow Funeral Home. 

Woods
McKINNEY -- Berta Woods, a resident of McKinney, died Jan. 13, 1999, at North McKinney Nursing & Rehab Center. She was 90.
Mrs. Woods was born July 3, 1908, in Coushatta Parish, La., to Robert and Nita Allen Garrett.
Survivors include her sons, W.C. Stae of Melissa; daughters, Nelda Meade of Allen and Doris Upton of Monahans; six grandchildren; and a number of great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Woods.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Ridgeview Memorial Park.
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. 

Scott
Jack C. Scott, a resident of Allen, died Jan. 12, 1999, at the Medical Center of Plano. He was 65.
Mr. Scott was born Dec. 21, 1933, in Fort Worth to Siegel and Jewell Scott. He married Nancy Savage June 28, 1975, in Abilene. Mr. Scott served with the U.S. Army in France and played in the Army Band. He was a member of the West Allen Church of Christ and worked for Rockwell International as an engineering aide for 28 years.
Survivors include his wife; son Jeff Scott of Post, Texas; grandchildren Sarah Dawn Scott and Tristan Michael Scott of Post; and brother- and sister-in-law Chuck and P.J. Savage of Arlington. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, with Brother Foy Vinson officiating. Burial was at Ridgeview Memorial Park. 

Lorance
McKINNEY - Gilbert A. Lorance, a resident of McKinney, died Jan. 11, 1999, at his residence. He was 78.
Mr. Lorance was born March 5, 1920, in Culleoka, to Alby "Chuck" and Lee McPeak Lorance. He married Gladys Gadberry Oct. 5, 1940, in Rockwall. He worked in the maintenance department at Kraft Foods for 33 years before retiring and was a member of the Oddfellows Lodge in Farmersville and Culleoka Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife; son and daughter-in-law, Wayne and Sandra Lorance of Mt. Vernon; daughters and son-in-law, Ann Warfield of McKinney and Nancy and Leroy Marsh of Springfield, Mo.; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brother, Leroy Lorance of McKinney; sisters, Wanda Jo Crump of McKinney and Lovella Wallis of Garland; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Eulas Lorance; and sister, Faye Davis.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home chapel with the Revs. Rod Corner, Phillip Ginger and Jack Kreigmeyer officiating. Burial will be in Ridgeview Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Scott Lorance, Shane Bates, Danny Barnes, Doyle Nelson, Joey Murphy and Donnie Carr.
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

Meredith
May Belle Meredith, a resident of Plano, died Jan. 9, 1999, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Plano. She was 88.
Mrs. Meredith was born May 1, 1910, in Vaughn, Miss., to Moses and Belle Loper Ellison. She was of the Methodist faith.
Survivors include her daughters, Barbara Schlapfer of Garland and Judith Helgerud of Grand Forks, N.D.; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Christ Episcopal Church in Plano with the Rev. Ted Nelson officiating. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va.
Arrangements were handled by Belew Funeral Home. 

Odle
Annie Stiff Odle, a resident of McKinney, died Saturday, Jan. 9, at the North McKinney Nursing & Rehab Center. She was 97.
She was born Nov. 14, 1901, in Collin County to Gordon and Elizabeth Ashby Stiff. She married Jimmie Jacob Odle on May 29, 1919, in McKinney. She was a member of the Wesley United Methodist Church of McKinney.
She is survived by her daughters, Muriel Yeager of McKinney and Annette Duke of Paris, Texas; nine grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmie Jacob Odle, and sons, Loren Ray Odle and Jack Odle.
Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Monday, at the Wilson Chapel Cemetery with the Rev. Paul Gould officiating. Arrangements are under direction of Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow funeral home.
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Evans
YANTIS -- Sharon Evans, a resident of Yantis, died Jan. 8, 1999, at Medical City Hospital in Dallas. She was 50.
Mrs. Evans was born Feb. 23, 1948, in Dallas, to Billy Joe Hicks and Maxine Leach. She married Don Evans April 7, 1973, in Plano. She was a homemaker and a member of the Eastern Star. She was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include her husband; daughters, Melanie Rene Evans and Melissa Dawn Evans, both of Yantis; son, Donald Keith Evans of Commerce; mother, Maxine Hicks of Emory; and brothers, Garry Hicks of Fort Worth and Keith Hicks of Plano. She was preceded in death by her father, Billy J. Hicks, on Nov. 14, 1996; and brother, Ronald Joe Hicks, on Sept. 14, 1984.
Services were Sunday at Emory Baptist Church. The Revs. Rodney Williams, Harold Mills and Buddy Evans officiated. Burial was in Emory City Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Greg Huskey, Jimmy Huskey, Scottie Nichelson, Randal Nichelson, Gerald Burnett and Freddie Chamness. Honorary pallbearers were Gary Koerner, Garry Hicks, Keith Hicks, Bobby Hicks and D.K. Evans.
Arrangements were handled by Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home in Emory. 

Taylor
Albert Carlyle Taylor, a resident of Plano, died Jan. 7, 1999, at his residence. He was 103.
Mr. Taylor was a 1914 graduate of Plano High School.
Survivors include his granddaughters and their spouses, Barbara and Lynn Bennie of Plano and Ginny and Kurt Logan of Cleburn; and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Willie Lee Taylor in 1983, and son, Carlyle Taylor in 1998.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Ted Dickey Funeral Home. Burial will be in Big Springs Cemetery.
Visitation will be from noon-8 p.m. today at the funeral home with the family present from 3-4:30 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.
Memorial may be made to First United Methodist Church in Plano. 

Rogness
Alice Bernice Rogness, a resident of Plano, died Jan. 6, 1999. She was 84.
Survivors include her grandson, Raddford Rogness of Houston. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Rogness; and son, John Brooks Rogness.
Services will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at Faith Lutheran Church in Plano with the Rev. Robert Hill officiating. Burial will be in Plano Mutual Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 7-8 p.m. today at Ted Dickey Funeral Home. 

Grant
Milton Grant, a resident of Plano, died Jan. 5, 1999. He was 54.
Mr. Grant was born in 1944 in Panama, to Milton and Cleopatria Grant. He was employed with J.C. Penney and was a member of Resurrection Lutheran Church. He had lived in Plano for 11 years.
Survivors include his wife, Pat Grant; daughter, Deanna Grant of Denton; mother, Cleopatria; brothers, Robert and Ricardo Grant; sister, Norma Grant; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Resurrection Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Ridgeview Memorial Park.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Ted Dickey Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, Ga., 30329-4251. 

Short
WYLIE -- Carl Vincent Short, infant son of Randy B. and Barbara Jo Suhany Short of Wylie, died Jan. 4, 1999.
Carl Vincent was born Jan. 4, 1999, in Rowlett.
Survivors include his parents; sisters, Susan Short, Kellie Short and Holly Short, all of Wylie; and grandparents, Vincent Suhany and Jane Suhany, both of Dexter, Mo., and Ruby Short of Cool Ridge, W.Va.
Graveside services were Thursday at Wylie Cemetery. The Rev. Vincent Suhany officiated.
Arrangements were handled by Allen Funeral Home. 

Carpenter
Ruby Barnes Carpenter, a resident of Ravenna, died Jan. 4, 1999, at Seven Oaks Care Center in Bonham. She was 89.
Mrs. Carpenter was born Sept. 15, 1909, in Lancaster, to J.K.P. and Olive Brown Barnes. She was a graduate of Plano High School and married W.C. "Willie" Carpenter on March 8, 1930. She farmed near Plano until retirement in 1973, when she moved to a ranch in Fannin County.
Survivors include her daughter, Gene Brinlee of Ravenna; three grandchildren; two great-grandsons; sister, Dorothy Leeman of Dallas; and brothers, N.W. Barnes of Dallas, W.E. "Pete" Barnes of Albuquerque, N.M., and J.K.P. "Red" Barnes Jr. of Garland. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1985; daughter, Eddie Elizabeth Pannell in 1990; sisters, Louise Morris and Kathy Shankles; and brother, Harry Barnes.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Bethany Cemetery in Plano with the Rev. Don Griffith officiating.
Visitation will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Ted Dickey Funeral Home. 

Allen
WYLIE -- Odil Z. Allen, a resident of Wylie, died Jan. 4, 1999. He was 77.
Mr. Allen was born July 1, 1921, in Wylie, to John Claude and Elizabeth Elvira Odil Allen. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during World War II, and was self employed as operator of several convenience stores in the Wylie area before retiring. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Wylie.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Ernestine Allen of Wylie; children, Dennis Allen of Howe and De Rhonda Phillips of San Antonio; four grandchildren; brother, Walter Eugene Allen of Pittsburg, Texas; and sisters, Viola Elder of Wylie and Pauline Egnew of Dallas.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church in Wylie with the Rev. A.L. Draper officiating. Burial will be in Wylie Cemetery.
Arrangements were handled by Allen Funeral Home. 

Boone
Jimmie "Jim" Marquette Boone, a resident of Plano, died Jan. 1, 1999. He was 68.
Mr. Boone was a Plano resident for 20 years and had previously lived in North Carolina. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Plano.
Survivors include his wife of 35 years, Emily Boone of Plano; daughters and sons-in-law, Carol and Mike Katovich of Gainesville, Fla., and Katherine and Bobby Carpenter of Rocky Mount, N.C.; sons and daughter-in-law, James M. Gold of Raleigh, N.C., and David M. and Misti Boone of McKinney; eight grandchildren; one grandchild; sister and brother-in-law Dorothy and M.Q. Alvey; and one nephew.
Graveside services were Monday at Plano Mutual Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society of Plano.
Arrangements were handled by Ted Dickey Funeral Home.


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