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Chandler
Bonnie Douglas Chandler, 85, of McKinney, passed away Jan. 28, 2000, in McKinney. She was a retired teacher.
Services will be held 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 31, 2000, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with interment at Pecan Grove Cemetery.
Arrangments by Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow funeral directors.

Worsham
On Saturday, Jan. 29, 2000, our dear and loving son, brother, dad, companion, nephew, cousin and friend, Wade Worsham, lost his five-year battle with cancer, one day before his 30th birthday. However, he won the war as he went on to be with God and other loved ones that have gone before him. 
Wade is survived by his parents, Joy and Robert Doyle; his daughter and her mother, Ashtyn Worsham and Angela Adams; and his brother, Weston Doyle. He also leaves a large, close-knit family of uncles, aunts and cousins, the families of Dean and Shirley Worsham, Don and Karen Worsham, Judy and Jim Enos, Tom and Jackie Worsham, Jane and Bill Strickland, Jack and Pam Worsham and Ronnie and Tana Worsham. He is also survived by his step-grandparents, Clarence and Mary Ellen Doyle. He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Kelley and Treva Worsham.
Wade graduated from Plano East Senior High in 1988 and from East Texas State University in Commerce in 1994 where he completed a bachelor of science degree in radio and television. Wade was a gifted songwriter and musician and loved most kinds of sports. He was a member of the Northeast Church in Garland. He will be deeply missed by all of us who know and love him. 
A celebration of Wade's life will be held at the Pitman Creek Church of Christ, 1815 W. 15th Street, Plano at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, 2000. The family will spend time with friends in the church centrum following the service. A special fund has been established at Wade's church for his two-year old daughter, Ashtyn. Please send checks to the Ashtyn Worsham Fund, c/o Northeast Church, P.O. Box 462092, Garland, TX 75046-2092.
Ted Dickey Funeral Home
972-424-4511

Shoemaker
Leonard E. Shoemaker, 66, died Jan. 27, 2000, at his home in Plano after a lengthy illness.
He is survived by his wife Marie of Plano; two sons, Bruce Shoemaker and his wife Darlen of Rosenberg and Brian Shoemaker and his wife Stephanie of McKinney; three daughters, Pam Mello and her husband John of Valrico, Fla., Vicki Shupe and her husband Barney of Plano and Lisa Alexander and her husband Douglas of Wylie; 14 grandchildren and by his sister, Dorothy Esterly of Seneca, S.C.
Mr. Shoemaker was a retired regional sales manager in the compressed gas cylinder business. He was formerly of Allentown, Penn.
Visitation will was held Saturday, Jan. 29, 2000, and will also be held noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30, 2000, at Ted Dickey Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Monday at the Huners Glen Baptist Church in Plano. 
The family suggests memorials be made to the Hunters Glen Baptist Church or the American Cancer Society.
Ted Dickey Funeral Home
972-424-4511

Groves
Alma Faye Groves, 81, of Denton, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2000, at Denton Regional Medical Center. She was born Feb. 28, 1918 in Sanger. Mrs. Groves was a retired secretary for North Texas University and was a member of First Baptist Church in Denton.
She is survived by her husband, Ira J. Groves of Denton; sons and daughters-in-law, Ronnie and Marianne Groves of Pittsburgh and Randy and Bev Groves of Lighthouse Point, Fla.; three sisters, Lorene Howard of Fort Worth, Elizabeth Markham of Bridgeport and Alta Thompson of Altis; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held 7 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28, 2000, at Coker Funeral Home in Sanger. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, 2000, at Coker Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Cliff Fielder officiating. Interment will follow in Roselawn Memorial Park in Denton.
Pallbearers will be Wayne Crandall, Randy Scott Groves, Brad Groves, Bill Marshall, Bill Allen, Aaron Groves and T.J. Groves.
Coker Funeral Home
940-458-3311

Robinson
Leland Howell Robinson Sr. passed away at Medical Center of Plano at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 24, 2000, following a brief illness. He was born Oct. 2, 1920, near Plano to Mary Isabelle Pirtle and John Wesley Robinson. He was a lifelong resident of Plano area and Elder Emeritus of the First Christian Church of Plano. He was a farmer, retired supervisor of manufacturing at DeSoto, Inc. former president of the Board of Trustees of the Plano Independent School District, Past Worshipful Master of Plano Masonic Lodge No. 768 A.F. & A.M. and past President of the Dallas Industrial Management Club. He was also a 32nd degree Mason and past President of the Plano Allen Wylie Scottish Rite Association. More recently, he was Director of the Plano Mutual Cemetery Association and a member of the Plano Independent School District School Naming Committee. 
On Dec. 20, 1941, he and Grace Laverne Stinson were married by the Rev. D.W. Nicholas at the First Christian Church parsonage in Plano. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend. He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, James and Quentin Robinson. 
He is survived by his wife; son and daughter-in-law, Leland and Leah Robinson of Yukon, Okla.; daughters and sons-in-law, Jesse and Rebecca Robinson Morris and Mary Robinson of Plano, Kevin and Jane Robinson Rhoades of Dallas and Mark and Margaret Robinson Sutton of Bryan; grandchildren, Tammy Robinson and Leland Robinson II of Oklahoma City, Okla., Jesse Morris III and John Morris of Plano, Susan Morris Mellow of Dallas, Avril Amfahr Larsen of Boone, Iowa, Crissy, Jason and Trisha Rhoades of Richardson and Sarah and Gabrielle Sutton of Bryan; great-grandchildren, Hanna Lee Mellow of Dallas and Hunter Larsen of Boone, Iowa; brothers, John W. Robinson of Arlington, Lewis, Vernon and Tom Robinson of Plano; sister, Mary Ellen Hanna of Dallas.
Visitation was held noon to 8 p.m., with family present from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2000, at Ted Dickey Funeral Home, 2128 18th Street, Plano. 
Family requests memorials to First Christian Church of Plano or Texas Scottish Rite Hospital. Services at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2000, at First Christian Church Plano. Interment at Plano Mutual Cemetery. Graveside services by Plano Masonic Lodge No. 768.
Ted Dickey Funeral Home
972-424-4511

Moore
Winifred Graham Beall Moore was born Oct. 20, 1914, in Alice. She passed away on Jan. 22, 2000, in Plano at the age of 85. Winifred had been a happy child and an avid reader. She skipped a grade in high school and still managed to be Valedictorian of her new Alice High School Senior Class. She received her bachelor of arts degree from Texas A&I College and her masters degree in spanish and education from the University of Texas. Winifred Moore taught in the public schools for 32 years and most of those years were spent in Alice. Winifred received numerous awards, scholarships and honors during her lifetime. She believed that people should read to improve their minds. Standing by her beliefs, she volunteered as a reader for the Plano Independent School District.
Winifred was predeceased by her husband, Lester Moore.
Surviving are her daughters, Linda M. Saenz and Rosemary Kirkendall and husband Joe; her granddaughter, Martha Lynn Shavor and husband Joey; two grandsons, Joseph Paul Kirkendall and Brian Patrick Kirkendall.
Visitation for this kind and gentle lady will be held 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2000, in Alice. Graveside service will follow at 3 p.m. at the Alice Fraternal Cemetery.
Ted Dickey Funeral Home
972-424-4511

Lasiter
Funeral service for Mrs. Delora V. Lasiter, 80, of Leonard, will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21, 2000, at the First Baptist Church in Leonard. Burial will be in the Burns Cemetery in Trenton. Mrs. Lasiter died Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2000, in the Health South Nursing Home in Plano.
She is survived by her son, Tommy Earl Lasiter of Plano.
Arrangements by Taylor Funeral Home funeral directors.

Miller
Howard R. Miller passed peacefully in his sleep with a smile on his face on Jan. 17, 2000. He will be greatly missed as a loving husband to Tina Lonergan Miller, a devoted son to Irene M. Myers, a proud father to Melanie Kaye Miller and a loyal friend to his chosen brothers, Tom Jeffries and Jay Wheeler.
Howard's vision and creative spirit inspired people all over the world and his humble honesty touched everyone who knew him. His absence will be felt by his close colleagues at Santera Systems and InteCom, where his fruits of labor will live on through these companies that he helped from the beginning.
Memorial services will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, 2000, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Mr. George Platt officiating.
Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow
972-424-7834

Parker
Mrs. Doris Parker, 82, of Gustine, passed away Jan. 17, 2000, in Plano. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, 2000, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel, with Rev. Guy Allen White officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. Family visitation was held 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.
Arrangements by Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow funeral directors.

Cate
Esther May Cate, affectionately known as Mama May, of Van Alstyne, died Jan. 14, 2000. May was born to Samuel Bell Vermillion and Theodocia Ernest Dunn Vermillion in Altoga, Collin County, Texas on May 31, 1898.
She made a profession of faith at the age of twelve at Altoga Baptist Church and became an avid Bible reader teaching by actions as well as teaching Sunday School. She was a member of First Baptist Church Van Alstyne for
sixty-three years and enjoyed subsituting and later teaching in Sunday School.
The fourth of eleven children, she was taught to love work and to live her life helping others. She briefly attended North Texas Normal College, now the University of North Texas and started teaching at eighteen years of age at Stiff Chapel and later at Viney Grove, both in Collin County.
On January 16, 1921, she married Homer Perry Cate in Altoga. In 1936, they bought a farm near Van Alstyne where they raised their six children, all of whom attended the University of North Texas.
May, a 50-year member of the Order of Eastern Star, has been Chapter Mother of the Leah Elliott Chapter for several years. During her life, she was a school teacher, a private nurse, a physical therapy aid, a storekeeper, a farmer's wife, but most of all she was a loving, caring, nurturing mother.
May was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, one daughter, Doris Burkett of Irving and one great-grandson, Hugh H. Wilson III (Trey) of Hale Center. She is survived by three daughters, Dorothy Baker of Irving, Ruby Noel, retired School Media Specialist, Dallas Independent School District and her husband James Murle Noel, retired administrator, Plano Independent School District of Plano, Mildred Parker of Tulsa; two sons, Charles Cate and his wife Dietlinde of Van Alstyne, Maurice (Smokey) Cate and his wife Foy Jean of Pilot Grove; 21 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren. She is also survived by two sisters, Bonnie Vermillion and Leta Howard of Denton and a sister-in-law, Mildred Vermillion of Van Alstyne. Local family members include grandchildren, Sherry (Mrs. Jeff) DeHay, Harrison and Hunter of Waco; James Jr. (Jim), (Mary) Kristina May, James III and Rachel, all of Suffolk, Va., Carol An (Mrs. Eric) Vaughan of Moscow, Russia; grandchild, Diane (Mrs. Darwin) Patrick of Plano; and great-grandchildren, Kellie (Mrs. Stephen) Getty, and great-great grandson, Corwin of Plano, Kurt (Elicia) Patrick of Frisco and Kevin (Jennifer) Patrick of Kingwood.
Family visitation was held at Flesher's Funeral Home Van Alstyne from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 16, 2000. Services were held 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 17, 2000, at First Baptist Church Van Alstyne. Rev. Jimmy Tarrant, pastor, officiated. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to the First Baptist Church of Van Alstyne Building Fund. 

Shires
Burney Otis Shires, 85, of Amarillo, passed away Jan. 12, 2000, in Amarillo.
Mr. Shires was born Sept. 6, 1914 in Haggerman and was married to Imogene Motheral in 1935 in Lubbock. He moved to Amarillo in 1940. He was a fire fighter and a U.S. Government employee. He was also a member of First Baptist Church in Amarillo. Mr. Shires was preceded in death by his son Carlton Gene Shires in 1991.
Survivors include his wife, Imogene Motheral Shires of Amarillo; son, Jerry Shires of Plano; daughter, Micki Lewis of Melissa; brothers, Gayle Shires of Mead View, Ariz. and Dick Shires of Olympia, Wash.; sister, Lyndall Wilkerson of Prescott, Ariz.; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services were held 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, 2000, at First Baptist Church in Amarillo. Dr. Howard Batson officiated. Interment followed in Llano Cemetery in Amarillo.
Memorial Park Funeral Home
806-374-3709 

Burns
James "Jim" Burns, born June 23, 1936, passed away on Jan. 13, 2000, at his home in Plano, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Jim devoted his entire working career to UST Inc. His 45 years of service made him a legend within the industry.
He was a much-loved husband, father, grandfather and friend to all. His warm and generous spirit inspired those who knew him. His influence altered the lives and careers of many.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas A. and Nora Burns and three sisters, Agnes Simpson, Oma Rash and Cassie Loyd.
Born in Gilmer, Jim graduated from Marshall High School in 1954. He began working with UST soon after his high school graduation. In 1956, he married his devoted wife Judy. They were married for 43 years. The couple has three children, Timothy P. Burns of Dallas, daughter and son-in-law Cindy and David Booker of Lucas, daughter Sharon Anne Burns of Washington D.C. He was Papaw to Lauren and Joshua Booker.
He is also survived by his sister, christine Barker of Canton; his sister and brother-in-law Tommie and Otis McHenry of Gilmer, brother-in-law Paul Bruechner and his wife Martha of Tyler; numerous nieces and nephews and a host of friends.
During his illness he was lovingly cared for by his wife and children, and his niece Johnette Grubaugh of Jefferson, a special neighbor Ray Hopkins and by two very special caregivers, Maria "Nellie" Mendoza and Gloria Foulks.
Pallbearers were Steve Lyons, Larry Glass, Ross Sandlin, Buster Hayes, Gene Catalano, Cyril Heselton, Jack Hirman and David Hirman. Honorary pallbearers were Joshua Booker, Dr. Joel Brown, Dr. Barry Levinson and Dr. Carlos Girod.
Jim will be deeply missed.
Services were held 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, 2000, at the First Baptist Church in Allen. Interment followed at Restland Memorial Park. The family requests that donations be made to the American Cancer Society.
Restland Funeral Home
972-238-7111 

Manley
Mrs. Frances "Peepers" Manley, 75, of Plano, passed away Jan. 12, 2000, at Collinwood Nursing Home in Plano. She was born Nov. 30, 1924 in Navarro Mills and was a retired U.S. Government Clerk. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rex Manley; son, Mark Manley and grandson, Ryan Putman.
Services were held 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 14, 2000, at Griffin-Roughton Chapel in Corsicana. Bro. Bill Honea officiated. Burial followed in Brushie Prairie Cemetery.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Johnny Glen and Kathy Putman of Plano; daughter and son-in-law, Lindie and Terry Sims of Atlanta, Ga.; brother, Ben Barnes of Tucson, Ariz.; sisters, Lurleen Brooks of Longview, Cecil Parsons of Plano, Margie Ruth of El Paso and Zerlene Healey of Tyler; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home
903-874-4774 

Mallow
Mr. John Ben, of McKinney, passed away Jan. 13, 2000, in McKinney, he was 73 years of age. Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 16, 2000, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Chapel. Rev. Danny Buster officiated. Interment followed at Ridgeview Memorial Park. Mr. Mallow is survived by his wife Elsie Mallow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to North Baptist Church of McKinney, 401 W. Erwin Ave., McKinney, Texas 75069, American Heart Association or American Cancer Society.
Arrangments by Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow funeral directors. 

McMinn
Mr. Claude Lee McMinn, of Plano, passed away Jan. 12, 2000, in Plano, he was 83 years of age. A memorial service was held 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 17, 2000, at First Presbyterian Church in Plano. Memorials may be made to Northpark Presbyterian Church in Dallas or First Presbyterian Church of Plano.
Arrangements by Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow funeral directors. 

Pell
Owen R. "Shorty" Pell, 88, of Plano, passed away Jan. 14, 2000. Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 17, 2000, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel in McKinney. Visitation was held Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. Memorials may be made to the First Assembly of God Church in Plano. 

Noble
Louise Ann Noble, born Feb. 9, 1914, passed away in her home on Jan. 2, 2000. Louise was dearly loved and will be missed by her two grandchildren. Services were held for Louise at Hilltop Memorial Park at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2000.
Arrangements by Dalton and Son Funeral Home
972-436-6511 

Evans
Gary Wayne "Red" Evans, a life long resident of Plano, passed away unexpectedly Jan. 10, 2000, at age 51. Gary was a member of the Plano Senior High School Class of 1966 and worked for GTE for 23 years as a switching technician.
He is survived by his daughter, Angie Sullivan and her husband Robert, mother, Geneva Evans, brother, David R. Evans, all of Plano; sister, Sandra Jean Wallace and her husband Michael of Denton; grandchildren, Chasidy and Dalton Sullivan; niece, Heather Patty and her husband Stephen of Trenton; nephews, Seth and Dane Wallace of Sanger.
The family received friends at Ted Dickey Funeral Home from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2000. Gary's funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, 2000, in Meadows Baptist Church in Plano. Interment to follow at Restland Memorial Park. The family requests donations in Gary's name to be made to the Meadows Baptist Church Building Fund, 3415 14th Street, Plano, Texas 75074.
Ted Dickey Funeral Home
972-424-4511 

Maxwell
Mrs. Frances Louise Maxwell, of McKinney, passed away Jan. 6, 2000, in McKinney. Funeral services will be held Jan. 12, 2000, at St. James C.M.E. Church in McKinney, with Rev. T.E. Jagours officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park in Allen. Family visitation was held Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.
Arrangements by Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow funeral directors. 

Culler
In loving memory of Sara (Sally) Alexander Culler, born Dec. 10, 1913 and died Jan. 4, 2000. A long-time resident of West Newton, Penn. She was the widow of William H. Culler; mother of Barbara C. Roninson and Carla C. Mattos; grandmother to William C. Robinson, Laura Robinson-Williams, Sara Mattos and Catherine Mattos and great-grandmother to Chloe Robinson. In West Newton, she was very active in the Methodist Church, Eastern Star and the Girl Scout Council. Since joining the Robinson family in 1971, she resided in Pleasant Hill, Calif.; Antwerp, Belgium; Littleton, Colo.; Reston, Va.; Kingwood, Texas and Plano, Tex. and more recently, Aurora, Colo. So many places, so many friends-she will be greatly missed.
This spring, a memorial service conducted by Rev. M.A. Milinovich of the West Newton Methodist Church of West Newton, Penn., will be held at the West Newton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in her name with the PorterCare Hospice, 5020 E. Arapahoe Road, Littleton, Colo., 80122. 

Cottle
Mrs. Clemmye "Grannie" Cottle, 87, of McKinney, passed away Jan. 7, 2000, in McKinney. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2000, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Chapel, McKinney.
Interment will follow at Pecan Grove Cemetery in McKinney. Family visitation will be held Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.
Arrangements by Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow funeral directors. 

Banks
Dr. Eugene M. Banks of Plano, passed away Jan. 7, 2000, at Medical Center of Plano. Services for Dr. Banks will be held 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 10, 2000, in Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home Chapel.
Visitation will be held from 3-5 p.m. Sunday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.
Arrangements by Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow funeral directors. 

Pell
Naomi Pell, 84, of Plano, passed away Jan. 6, 2000, in Plano. She is survived by her husband, Owen "Shorty" Pell.
Funeral Services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, 2000, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel. Interment will follow at Forest Grove Cemetery in Lucas. Visitation was held from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Assembly of God Church in Plano. 

McLaughlin
Shirley Louise Swango McLaughlin, formerly of Moline, Ill., passed away Jan. 2, 2000, at Sunbridge Nursing Facility of Wylie. She was 68 years old.
She was born Nov. 16, 1931, in Moline, Ill. to William and Lillian Mae Benkaizer, the fifth of seven children. She was preceded in death by a brother, William Swango Jr. and sisters, Betty Murphy, Carol Swango, Anna Marie Howard and Ruth Cozad.
Survivors include a daughter Linda and husband Thomas Rohrs of Plano; grandchildren, Todd and wife Alyson and great-granddaughter Sydni of Austin, Michael and great-grandson Kyle of Austin, Daniel Rohrs and Allison Rohrs of Plano; son, Tim and Cynthia Benson of Moline, grandsons, Bud Benson and great-grandson, Bly of North Carolina; Bryce Benson of North Carolina, son, Mark McLaughlin and grandson Markie McLaughlin of Fla.; daughter, Diana Hearn Cotton, grandson Jason and granddaughter Pam, all of Rock Island, Ill.; brother, Fredric J. Swango of Green Rock, Ill; dear friend, Barb Brown of Moline, Ill.
There were no formal services or visitation as her wishes were to be cremated and have her remains returned to Moline, Ill. with disbursement of her ashes to be determined at a later date. Donations may be made in her name to the American Diabetes Association. 

Doncer
R.W. "Trey" Doncer, 30, of Plano, died suddenly at Medical Center Plano on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2000.
He is survived by his wife Deborah and his children, Raymond Michael Doncer and Payton Elizabeth Doncer, all of Plano; his mother, Linda of Plano; his brother Mike and his wife Andrea of Plano; his sister, Jennifer Rogers and her husband Randy of Rogers, Ark.
Trey graduated from Plano East Senior High School where he played baseball and football. He was an active coach on his son's athletic teams and played softball in the men's recreation leagues.
Visitation was held Friday evening from 6-9 p.m. at the Ted Dickey Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Saturday morning at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home chapel.
Ted Dickey Funeral Home
972-424-4511 

Cooley
Scott Francis Cooley of Plano, born Sept. 8, 1982, in Dallas, passed away Jan. 5, 2000.
He is survived by parents Gene and Sara Cooley; brother, Michael; grandfather, David Francis ofMenominee, Wisc.; uncle Bill Francis of Dallas; aunt Betsy Wietor of Watertown, Wisc.; aunt, Susan Francis of Appleton, Wisc.; great uncle, Rick Reading of Cleveland, Ohio; numerous cousins and his dog Boomer.
He was a junior at Bishop Lynch High School and a member of Custer Road United Methodist Church. His interests included fishing, hunting, baseball, soccer and other outdoor activities.
Memorial services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 7, 2000, at Sparkman-Dickey Funeral Home, 17501 Dallas Parkway, Dallas, Texas, 972-407-6070.
In passing this dearly beloved son donated his organs to UT Southwestern for transplant patients. Memorials may be made to the Scott Francis Cooley Scholarship Fund at Shelton School and Evaluation Center, 15720 Hillcrest Road, Dallas, Texas 75248.
Sparkman-Dickey Funeral Home
972-407-6070 

Currie
Peggy Joyce Currie of Plano and widow of the late W. E. Currie, passed away Jan. 4, 2000. She was born on March 9, 1932 in Stillwell, Okla. She is survived by her children and their spouses, Michael and Evelyn Currie, Michele Slaten, Patricia and Chuck Stark, Susan and Chuck Martin and Frances Currie; grandchildren, William J. and Tiffany Currie, Cathy and Dennis Acree, Stephanie Slaten, Jeff Slaten, Cristen Currie, Jacob Martin and Montana Stark; great-grandchild, Shelby Acree; sister, Charlene and Doug Carleton; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by Marie Stephenson and Lillie Jean Helm.
Visitation will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 6, 1999, at Ted Dickey Funeral Home in Plano. Funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Rev. Charles Wetzel will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in the name of Peggy Joyce Currie to the American Heart Association. 

Fleetwood
Roy Howard Fleetwood was born Feb. 6, 1936 to Roy James Fleetwood and Lois Cole Fleetwood in San Angelo. He passed away on Jan. 3, 2000, after battling a lengthy illness. He worked at Texas Instruments for 37 years, starting out as a technician and later retiring as an electrical engineer. He will be missed by all whose lives he touched. He was preceded in death by his son, Robert James Fleetwood.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Carol; son, Richard A. Fleetwood and his wife Annie and their children, Laurie, Robert and Kenny of Abernant, Al.; son, Charles Howard Fleetwood and his wife Oki and their children, Carol, Kimberly and Jennifer of Mary Ester, Fla.; daughter, Jana Kay Harrison and her husband David and their daughter Stacy and her husband Jimmy Long of Dallas; sister, Mary Lou Kirues of Conroe; brother, James Mitchell Fleetwood of Palacios.
Graveside funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 2, 2000, at Plano Mutual Cemetery in Plano, with Pastor Ship of Temple Baptist Church officiating. Visitation will be held Thursday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Belew Funeral Home.
Belew Funeral Home
972-562-7788 

Rosprim
Funeral services for Stanley Frank Rosprim, 42, were held 11 a.m.
Monday, Jan. 3, 2000, at Metcalf Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Michael Cox officiated. Interment followed in Garden Park Cemetery.
Stanley was born Aug. 24, 1957 in Dallas and passed away Dec. 31, 1999, in Houston, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was a member of The Presbyterian Church and was employed by Petroleum Geophysical Services (PGS) of Houston. Stanley was preceded in death by his father, Frank A. Rosprim in 1978.
He is survived by his family; mother, Mary Bell Rosprim of Plano; brother, Barton Rosprim and wife Lauri of Carrollton; uncle, F.H. Kidd Jr. of Huntsville; niece, Meghan Rosprim of Carrollton; aunts, Dorothy Styers of Hempstead and Carolyn Noska of Eagle Lake.
Pallbearers were F. H. Kidd Jr., John Hardy, Otis Styers III, Keith Wiggins, Jody Kieswetter and Randy Lewis. The family received friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 2, 2000, in Metcalf Funeral Home.
Metcalf Funeral Home
409-756-3311 

Drexler
Virginia Rae Drexler, left on angel wings Jan. 2, 2000, to share her new life with her husband, William J. Drexler; sister, Jeanne Billa and mother and father, Marie and Ray Powers. Her passion for life showed in her love and care for her family, pets and many friends.
She is survived by daughters, Susan Codianne and husband Harold of Allen and Sondra Murray and husband David of Corrales, N.M.; two sons, Bradley Drexler of Lake Mary, Fla. and Martin Drexler of London, England; grandchildren, Kit Murray, Jesse Murray; brother, Glenn Powers and wife Helen; cat, Sam and dog, Ben; many niceces and nephews.
Services were held 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2000, at Restland Wildwood Chapel. Dr. Michael Waco officiated. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Plano Animal Shelter, 4850 East 14th St., Plano, TX 75074, 972-941-7205.
Restland Funeral Home
972-238-7111 


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