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Sharon Corrine McCorquodale 
Sharon Corrine McCorquodale, 55, of McKinney passed away March 5, 2003. She was born September 17, 1947 and worked as a nurse for several years, She enjoyed spending time with her grand kids, reading and listening to music. 
Her survivors include: daughter, Christy McCorquodale; grandchildren, Michael, Mykah and Nikolas; mother, Pearl Dickerson; sister, Kay Bruce and husband John; brother, Keith Dickerson and wife Debbie; five nephews, two nieces and one great-niece; several aunts and uncles and a host of friends. 
She was preceded in death by her father Doyel Fitzhugh Dickerson and husband Alvin T. McCorquodale. 
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. March 10 at Belew Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Cemetery in Allen. Visitation with the family will be held on Monday from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home. 

Judy Kay Smith 
Judy Kay Smith, 53, of Irving passed away March 7, 2003 in Irving. She was born Aug. 21, 1949 in McKinney to Raleigh Benton and Jimmie (Rankin) Whisenant. She was a homemaker and of the Christian faith. 
She is survived by her Daughter, Regina Alexander of Arlington, Texas; sons, Kevin S. Smith, and John Christopher Smith of Irving; four grandchildren; mother, Jimmie Whisenant of Irving; and brothers, Ronald B. and Philip A. Whisenant of Irving. 
She was preceded in death by her father, Raleigh Benton Whisenant. 
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. March 8 in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel. Interment was held at Ridgeview Memorial Park. 

Marie Morrow 
Marie Morrow, 70, formerly of Garland, passed away Nov. 4, 2002 in Plano. She was born Dec. 24, 1931 in Denton County to William Henry and Gladys V. (Haynes) Bull. She married W. Glen Morrow on April 7, 1951 in Denton County. She worked for the City of Garland, Hallmark Electric and Southwest Life Insurance. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Garland. 
She is survived by her husband Glen Morrow of McKinney; daughter Brenda Ingram and husband Randy of Plano; son Bob Morrow, also of Plano; grandson Matthew Ingram; brothers Marvin Bull of Celina and Thomas Bull of Prosper; sister Jane Ludlum of Dallas and several nieces, nephews and other relatives. 
She was preceded in death by sisters Fannie O’Dell and Hattie Morrow. 
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Nov. 6 in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Rev. Edward A. Moore officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. 

Harry V. Gordon 
Harry V. Gordon, 84, died Nov. 3, 2002, in Pampa, Texas. 
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Nov. 7, 2002, at Carmichael-Whatley Colonial Chapel, with R. J. Stevens, former minister of the Central Church of Christ, and Don Chaney, minister of the Central Church of Christ, officiating. Burial will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors. 
He was born Sept. 30, 1918 in Marlow, Okla. He married Elma Parker on March 30, 1941, in Lindsay, Okla. He was a State Farm insurance agent, which he began in April of 1947, retiring on Oct. 31, 1990, after 43 years of service. He was a machinist with Cabot Corporation and was an army engineer during World War II. He was a member of the Pampa Chamber of Commerce and a former member of the Pampa Kiwanis Club. 
He is survived by his wife Elma, of the home; daughter Judy Havenhill of Atlanta, Ga.; sons Monty Gordon of Princeton, Texas and Ronald Gordon of Amarillo; sister Geneva Bland of Hobart, Okla.; brothers Stanley Gordon of Wichita, Kan., Melvin Gordon of Alamogordo, N.M., and Bill Gordon of Lindsay, Okla.; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. 
Memorials may be made to Crown of Texas Hospice, 1000 S. Jefferson, Amarillo, Texas, 79101. 

Billy J. Newby 
Billy J. Newby, 68, of Gainesville, Texas, died Nov. 4, 2002, at Gainesville Memorial Hospital. 
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Nov. 6, 2002, at Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home Chapel in Gainesville with the Rev. Clyde Newby officiating. Burial will take place at Chambersville Memorial Park. 
He was born March 8, 1934, in Prosper, Texas, to Harold and Ruby Walters Newby. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was self-employed as a painting contractor. 
He is survived by his mother, Ruby Welborn of Princeton; daughters Jodie Newby of Garland; Cindy Herbig of Plano; Tammy Baugh of Gainesville; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother Tommy Newby of Princeton; sisters Myrtle Shelton of Houston, Dorothy Smith of Leonard, Linda Feagin of Blue Ridge and Joy Thornhill and Anita Hinson, both of Anna. 
He was preceded in death by his father, Harold Newby, and sisters Frances Feagin and Sharon Clark. 
The family will be at Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday. 

Foster Lehman 
Foster Lehman, 85, of McKinney, passed away on Nov. 4, 2002, in McKinney. He was born on Jan. 9, 1917, to Austin and Margaret (Crawford) Lehman in Johnstown, Penn. In April, 1939, he married Mildred Wineland in Hagerstown, Md. He was a retired mechanic and of the Baptist faith. 
He is survived by his daughters Bari Hamm of Garland and Delores Pearson of Bastrop; sisters Carrie Marsh of Johnstown and Rose Alberto of Nokomis, Fla.; brother Ray Lehman, Jr., of Englewood, Fla.; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. 
His wife, Mildred, two sisters, parents and brother preceded him in death. 
A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Nov. 5, 2002, at Ridgeview Memorial Park. Arrangements are under the direction of Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Directors. 

Minnie Irene Wisdom 
Irene Wisdom, 80, of McKinney passed away on Nov. 4, 2002 at North McKinney Nursing Center. She was born July 15, 1922 in Trenton, Texas to William and Ann Knowles. She married C.C. “Moe” Wisdom on Dec. 28, 1945 in Durant, Okla. She was a retiree of Texas Instruments and a member of North Baptist Church of McKinney. 
She is survived by her husband of 57 years C.C. “Moe” Wisdom of McKinney; son Ronny Wisdom and wife Janet of McKinney; grandchildren Ross Wisdom of McKinney, Kim Shewbirt of Brownsboro, Texas and Ronda Grier of McKinney and great-grandchildren Sheridan and Collyn Shewbirt of Brownsboro and Drake and Bryleah Grier of McKinney. 
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Nov. 6 at Belew Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at IOOF Cemetery in Farmersville. Visitation with the family will be held Tuesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Belew Funeral Home. 

Kyle Patrick Duke 
Infant Kyle Patrick Duke of Celina passed away Jan. 5, 2003 at the Medical Center of Plano. 
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Jan. 10 at Ridgeview West Memorial Park, Frisco with Rev. Chuck Swindoll and Rev. David Chavanne officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Directors. 

Charles Wayne Knight 
Charles Wayne Knight, 67, of Woodville, Texas, formerly of Allen, passed away Jan. 5, 2003 in Beaumont. He was born Nov. 8, 1935 in Van Alstyne to Robin Hood and Pearl Evelyn (French) Knight. He married Evelyn Gremillion on July 13, 1957 in New Orleans. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard and was a plant operator for North Texas Municipal Water District. He was a member of St. Michaels Catholic Church. 
He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Knight of Woodville; son, Terry G. Knight and wife Donna of Chester, Texas; grandchildren Jason Fenley of Greensboro, N.C., Robert Andrew Fenley of Brown Summitt, N.C., Leah Elizabeth Faulkner of Washington, D.C., and Mathias Charles Knight and Ayla McKenzee Knight, both of Chester; great-grandchildren Justin Fenley and Harley Fenley, both of Brown Summitt, and Lydia of Greensbororo. 
A memorial service will be held at 12 noon Jan. 8, 2003 in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Father Carl Vogel officiating.

Hoyle Mack Gray
Hoyle Mack Gray, 80, of Allen passed away March 16, 2003 in McKinney. He was born March 9, 1923, in Blue Ridge, to Hoyle R. and Mae (Alexander) Gray. He married Catherine Garrison on June 6, 1945, in McKinney. He was a barber and owned Sportsmans Barbers until his retirement. He was of the Church of Christ faith. 
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Catherine Gray and son Jim Mack Gray, both of Allen. 
He was preceded in death by his parents. 
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. March 18 in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Rev. Foy Vinson officiating. Interment will follow at the Allen Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. 

Bobby Wayne Summerville 
Bobby Wayne Summerville, 57, of McKinney passed away June 30, 2002 in McKinney. He was born Feb. 6, 1945, in Mineola, Texas, to Raymond and Mildred Pauline (Berry) Summerville. He was a real estate broker and owner of S’ville and Associates. He served in the Naval Air Reserve and was of the Baptist Faith. 
He graduated from Hawkins High School in 1966 and in 1970, he graduated from the University of Texas in Austin. He was former president of the Eldorado Ridge Home Owners Association. 
He is survived by his companion, Marsha Canup of McKinney; mother Polly Festervan of Oil City, La; brothers Bill Summerville and wife Claire of Longview, and Danny Festervan and wife Sheryl of La; sisters Dianne Sanders and husband Deci of Bethany, La. and Paula Parrish and husband Luke of Shreveport; Marsha’s mother Nellie Canup of Princeton; Marsha’s brother Mark Canup and wife Gladys of Temple; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. 
He was preceded in death by his father and step father Carl Festervan. 
A casual memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday at the Erwin Park Pavilion with Chaplain Rickey Hargrave officiating. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, the Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital in Dallas, or the charity of choice. 

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

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

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

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

Richard Lee Henry 
Richard Lee Henry, 53, of Princeton, passed away unexpectedly March 1, 2003. He was born January 4, 1950. Richard, who was lovingly known to most people as “Big Dog,”was a truck driver who possessed a passion for motorcycles. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle and participated in numerous charity events to raise money and toys for children. Anyone who knew “Big Dog” knew he had a heart that was as big as his stature, and he would do whatever it took to help people in need. 
Survivors include his sons, Lewis Henry and John Henry; grandchildren Justin, Nick, Felicia, Ashley, Sara and Samantha; brothers and sisters Paul, John, Deloris, Lucile, Virginia and Jo Ann. 
He was preceded in death by his parents and one nephew. 
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Friday, at Belew Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation with the family will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. 

Ann Dowdy 
Ann Dowdy, a retired manager of Mobil Oil Corporation, died March 3 at Virginia Hospital Center-Arlington, Va. from complications from COPD. She was born in McKinney and graduated from McKinney High School in 1958. 
She is survived by her husband, John Dawson; brother Paul Dowdy; nephews Robert and Eric Dowdy and niece Erin Dowdy. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Marie Dowdy; and by her nephew, John Dowdy, all of McKinney. She had worked for Mobil Oil for 34 years in Dallas, New York and Fairfax, Va. She retired from Mobil in 1995. She and her husband lived in the Washington, D.C. area for 18 years, and she was a member of the McLean Baptist Church in McLean, Va. 
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on March 10 at First Baptist Church of McKinney. A private interment will follow. Visitation with the family will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. 
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to First Baptist Church of McKinney, McLean Baptist Church, or the American Lung Association. 

Jimmy Ray Smith 
Jimmy Ray Smith, 74, of Porum, Okla., passed away March 5, 2003 in Tulsa, Okla. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. March 8 at the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel. Interment will follow at Pecan Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. Family contact: Wanda Smith (wife) at 972-542-7558. 

Judy Kay Smith 
Judy Kay Smith, 53, of Irving passed away March 7, 2003 in Irving. 
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. March 8 in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel. Visitation will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. 

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

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

Frank D. Jones 
Frank D. Jones, 73, of Princeton passed away on December 7, 2002, in McKinney. He was born April 14, 1929, to Frank Calvin and Lillian Velma (Burke) Jones in Wellington, Texas. On March 13, 1977, he married Eva Amanda Seabolt Smothermon in Amarillo. He retired as a code enforcement officer from the City of McKinney in 1994. He served in the U.S. Army and was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Princeton. 
His son, David Smothermon, preceded him in death in 1994. 
He is survived by his wife, Eva Jones of Princeton; son, Rocky Smothermon of Hawkins, Texas; daughters, Fonda Gomez and husband, Joe of Blue Ridge, Misty Roberson and husband, Berman of Blue Ridge, and Michelle Jones of Princeton; 8 grandchildren; and brother, Pete Jones of McKinney. 
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday at Faith Baptist Church in Princeton with Rev. Stan Fike officiating. A graveside service will be held at Ramona Cemetery in Ramona, Okla. at 2 p.m., Wednesday. Visitation with the family will be held from 7 to 9 p.m., Monday, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. 

Margie Pratt 
Margie Pratt, 81, of McKinney passed away on December 7, 2002 in McKinney. She was born November 25, 1921, to Joe H. and Sue (Baxter) Thomas in Ft. Worth. On October 28, 1943, she married Jack Edward Pratt in Chicago, Ill. She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist faith. 
She is survived by her sons, Jack D. Pratt and wife, Shirley of Greenbriar, Ark., and Steve Pratt and wife, Mary Helen of Austin, Texas; grandchildren, Julie Ahne of North Little Rock, Ark., and Jay Pratt of Conway, Ark.; great grandson, Austin Ahne of North Little Rock, Ark. 
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, at the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Mr. George Webb officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. Visitation with the family will be held from 6 to 7 pm., Monday, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. 

Ester Lue Armstrong 
Ester Lue Armstrong, 91, of McKinney passed away December 7, 2002. She was born April 2, 1911, in Hunt County, Texas and was a beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. She was a member of Southside Assembly of God and for the last several years was a resident of North McKinney Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Buster 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 his wife Verna, and Richard Armstrong, all of Magnum, Okla.; 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; 7 great-great-grandchildren; sisters Hazel Ratliff and husband Connor of Greenville, Ruth Horton of Sherman; and numerous friends. 
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. at Laurel Land Memorial Park in Dallas, Pastor Tom Ogdon, officiating. Visitation with the family will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday at Belew Funeral Home in McKinney. 

Richard Thomas Curry 
Richard T Curry, 45, of Greenville passed away March 14, 2003 of Greenville. He was born Feb. 9, 1958 to John Curry and Betty Curry in Greenville. He was a mail carrier and a member of the Church of Christ. 
He is survived by his parents, John and Betty Curry of Greenville; two brothers, Charles Curry and wife, Stacy of Huntsville, and Randall Curry and wife, Betty of Greenville; niece, Shecaire Curry of Greenville; two nephews, Jesse and Tanner Curry of Greenville; and several aunts and uncles. 
A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m., Saturday at Peters Funeral Home Chapel in Greenville. 

Mittie Ehrle 
Mittie Ehrle, 91, of Frisco, passed away March 14, 2003, in Frisco. She was born May 17, 1911, in Estelline, Texas, to Cross and Clementine (Benefield) Randle. She attended McMurray College in Abilene, Texas. She married S. L. Ehrle on May 10, 1939, in Childress, Texas. She was homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in McKinney. 
She is survived by three daughters, Sharon Fox and husband, Jim, Carolyn Pittenger and husband, Bill, all of Frisco and Marilyn Muecke and husband, Gus of McKinney; grandsons, Michael Muecke of McKinney, Douglas Pittenger of Frisco; granddaughters, Sarah Scaggs of Philadelphia, Penn., and Amanda Muecke of McKinney; and sister-in-law, Josie Ree Randle of Clovis, NM. 
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, S. L. Ehrle; daughter, Penny Skaggs; and sister, Lucy Warren. 
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., March 17, 2003, at First Baptist Church in McKinney with Rev. Randy Morlan and Rev. James Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview West Memorial Park in Frisco. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. 

Ray Stratton 
Ray Stratton, 34, of Allen, passed away March 12, 2003. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m., Saturday at Ridgeview Memorial Park. 

Ruby Dee Welborn 
Ruby Dee Welborn, 87, of Princeton, passed away March 13, 2003. She was born July 31, 1915. 
She is survived by her son, Thomas Richard Newby of Princeton; daughters, Myrtle Ann Shelton and husband, Huey of Pasadena, Dorothy Smith and husband, Gary of Leonard, Reba Thornhill and husband Jackie, of Anna, Linda Feagan and husband, Johnny of Blue Ridge, and Anita Hinson and husband, Clarence of Anna; 40 grandchildren; 87 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of friends. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Richard Newby; husband Tom Welborn; son, Billy Joe Newby; and daughters, Mary Frances Feagan and Sharon Elaine Clark. 
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday at Belew Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Clyde Newby officiating. Interment will follow at Chambersville Cemetery in McKinney. Visitation with the family will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday at the funeral home. 

Shirley Jean Roberts 
Shirley Jean Roberts, 66, of Allen, passed away on Dec. 23, 2002, at her home. She was born on Aug. 30, 1936, to Clarence E. and Elsie Elizabeth (Coats) Pilkinton in McKinney. On Dec. 11, 1953, she married Richard W. Roberts in McKinney. She was an office manager for five years for Dr. Don Richardson in Allen. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Allen. 
She is survived by her husband, Richard Roberts; daughters, Gina Lawson and husband, Larry of Allen and Sheryl Kelley and husband, John of Richardson; sons, Tony Roberts and wife, Dawn of Spring, Texas and Steve Roberts and wife, Lorie of Greenville, Texas; 11 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; brother, Donald Pilkinton and wife, Joyce of Westerville, Ohio; sister, Elsie Marie Holmes and husband, John of Plano. 
She was preceded in death by her parents and a grandson. 
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Dec. 28 in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Dr. James W. (Bob) Evans officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.

Mia Sibley Garrido 
Infant Mia Sibley Garrido, 3 months of age, passed away Dec. 21, 2002, at Medical City of Dallas. She was born Sept. 14, 2002, in Plano to Alvaro Ramon Garrido and Carol S. Sibley-Garrido. 
She is survived by her parents; twin sister, Isabella Garrido; grandmother, Juana Gallardo of Venezuela; half sisters, Daniela and Silvana; half brother, Alvaro Luis; uncle and aunt, Paul and Laura Miles of McKinney; cousins, Alexis, Elise and Sydney; uncle and aunt, Peter and Heather Schlichting of Phoenix, Ariz.; and several other loving relatives. 
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Henry and Nancy Schlichting. 
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Dec. 28 at St. Peters Episcopal Church with the Rev. Virginia Falconer and Rev. Chuck Treadwell officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Directors. 
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Memory of Mia, St. Peters Episcopal Church, 608 W. Lamar, McKinney, 75069. 

James Richard Tobin 
Mr. James Richard Tobin, 66, of Plano passed away Dec. 22, 2002, in Plano. Graveside services will be held 9 a.m., Dec. 27 at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, Dallas. Visitation will be held Thursday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. 

Mary Rominger Adcox 
Mary Rominger Adcox, 95, of McKinney, passed away Dec. 21, 2002, at her home. She was born Dec. 10, 1907, in Mineral Wells, Texas to James O. and Ida Mae (Bates) Seigle. She married A. D. Rominger in October 1924 in Farmersville. She worked in the food service industry and was of the Methodist faith. 
She is survived by her son, Wendell Rominger of McKinney; daughter, Geraldine Stewart, also of McKinney; 14 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and sisters, Lois McCullough, and Doris Tarrant, both of Farmersville. 
She was preceded in death by two husbands; three sons; one daughter; one sister; and her parents. 
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Dec. 27 in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel. Interment will follow at Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. 


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