Doyle Dotson, 55, of Denton died Saturday, Nov. 6, 1999, at his home.
Arrangements are pending with Mulkey-Mason, Jack Schmitz and Son Funeral
Kenneth Joseph Lee Brinson, 42, died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 1999, at Denton
He was born July 23, 1957, in Fort Worth to Leroy and Dorothy Stewart
He was a resident of the Denton State School.
Service will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, at the Ivey Chapel at
Denton State School
with the Rev. Dennis Schurter officiating. Burial will be at the Denton
State School Cemetery.
Survivors include two brothers, Anthony Brinson of Arlington and Michael
Brinson of Dallas.
Goen-Hudgens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Martina Orozco Espinosa,79, died Friday, Nov. 5, 1999, at Denton Regional
She was born Oct. 12, 1920, in Muzquiz, Coahuila, Mexico, to Francisco
and Maria Cervantes Orozco. She married Carlos Espinosa in Muzquiz, Mexico.
He died in 1984.
She was a Jehovah's Witness.
Service will be at 6 p.m. today, Nov. 7, at the Goen-Hudgens Funeral
Home Chapel with Alberto Medrano officiating.
Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 8, at Roselawn Memorial
Park with Louis
Survivors include two sons, Carlos Espinosa of Muzquiz, Mexico, and
of Denton; four daughters, Herlinda Lopez, Teresa Rojas, Lurdes Espinosa
and Amy San
Miguel, all of Denton; 48 grandchildren; and 76 great-grandchildren.
Decatur … Carl Young, 65, of Decatur died recently in Decatur.
Arrangements are pending with Coker Funeral Home.
Marshall … Colleen Turner Kane, 72, of Marshall died Friday, Nov. 5,
1999, at her home.
She was born Oct. 12, 1927 in Amarillo to English Jesse and Viva Lee
She worked in real estate, pre-need funerals and insurance business
in sales. She graduated from the Texas State College for Women, now which
is now Texas Woman's University.
She was a member of Agape Family Church of Marshall.
Service will be at 5 p.m. today, Nov. 7, at Agape Family Church in
Marshall. Ray Wilson will officiate. The Sullivan Funeral Home is in charge
Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 8, at Roselawn Memorial
Park in Denton.
Memorials may be may to Agape Family Church in Marshall or to a pro-life
or Alzheimer's support group.
Survivors include a son, Chris Kane of San Antonio; and three sisters,
Tina Ware of Marshall,
Mozelle Landry of Metarie, La., and Bettye Lander of San Antonio.
Shreveport, La. … Dorothea ``Dot'' Erickson Jones Valerius, 79, of
Shreveport, La., died Friday, Nov. 5, in Denton after a lengthy illness.
She was born in Shreveport, La.
She was a homemaker. She studied music and voice at Sullins College
in Virginia, Centenary College and the Chicago School of Music. She was
a member of Literacy Volunteers of America Inc., the English Speaking Union,
the Junior League of Shreveport, Sustainer, the First Tuesday Book Club,
St. John Berchmans Church Circle, the Demoiselle Club, the Cotillion Club,
the Royal Club, and the Women's Department Club.
Visitation will be from 3 to 4:30 p.m. today, Nov. 7 at Rose-Neath
Funeral Home in Shreveport. A vigil will follow.
Service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 8, at St. Catherine of Siena
Church with William
Spencer officiating. Burial will be in Forest Park Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Brent Barker, Chris Erickson, Steven Valerius,
David Valerius and David
Memorials may be made to the Literacy Volunteers of America, 2911 Centenary
Shreveport, La. 71104; Hospice Care of Louisiana, One St. Mary's Place,
71101; Vista Hospice Care Foundation, 625 Dallas Drive, Suite 350,
Denton, Texas 76205;
or to a charity of choice.
Survivors include three daughters, Judith Catharine Jones of Jackson,
Miss., Jere Jones Barker of Fort Smith, Ark., and Laura Valerius of Denton;
two brothers, August Erickson and Clarence ``Clack'' Erickson, both of
Shreveport, La.; two stepsons, John Valerius of Irving and Robert Valerius
of Corpus Christi; 12 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Brig. Gen. Charles
D. Jones; her second husband, Claude N. Valerius; and a stepson, Mark Valerius.
Richard Lee Rayzor
Gainesville, TX … Richard Lee Rayzor, 72, of Denton, TX passed away
Friday, Nov. 5, 1999, at the Gainesville Memorial Hospital. He was born
in Denton, TX on Jan. 8, 1927 to J. Fred and Lucile (Edmonds) Rayzor. He
was a graduate of Denton High School and the University of North Texas.
He was self employed in the Insurance and Real Estate Business. He was
a member of the First Baptist Church of Denton and was a former member
of the Rotary Club. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.
Mr. Rayzor is survived by one daughter, Cynthia Rayzor McFarling, of
Denton, TX; and one son, Richard L. Rayzor, Jr. of Dallas, TX; one sister,
Lucile Rayzor Hutchinson, of North Haven, Conn.; and one brother, Claxton
Rayzor, of Houston, TX; and two grandchildren, Brandon
McFarling and Spencer McFarling of Denton, TX. He was preceded in death
by his parents and one brother, J. Fred Rayzor, Jr.
Private Memorial services are scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 9, 1999,
at I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Denton.
Mulkey-Mason, Jack Schmitz and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Robert D. Dotson
Robert Doyle Dotson, 55, of Denton died Saturday, Nov. 6, 1999, at
He was born Feb. 2, 1944, in Grayson County to J.D. and Viola Geneva
(Shasteen) Dotson. He was married to Sandra Smith March 20, 1964, in Denton.
Mr. Dotson was a graduate of Denton High School and served in the U.S.
He retired from Denton Independent School District Maintenance Department
and since retirement he has been self-employed.
Service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, in Taylor Park Nazarene Church
with the Rev. Bruce Chamberlain officiating. Burial will follow in New
Hope Cemetery in Burns City.
Pallbearers will be Ernie Brown, Joe Brown, Herbert Seele, Danny Beaver,
Mason Haggard and Herb Ecklund.
Visitation will be from 7 to 8 tonight, Monday, Nov. 8, at Mulkey-Mason,
Jack Schmitz & Son Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Taylor Park Nazarene Church Building Fund.
Survivors include his wife of Denton; mother of Denton; daughter, Kathryn
Ramirez of Denton; two sons, Bobby Dotson and Craig Dotson of Denton; two
sisters, Geneva Lee Burnett of Burleson and Rebecca Lynn
Dotson of Denton; two brothers, James Dotson and Arvil Dotson of Denton;
and five grandchildren.
Dorothy V. Buell
Pilot Point … Dorothy Virginia Buell, 72, of Pilot Point died Saturday,
Nov. 6, 1999, in Aubrey.
Graveside service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, in Pilot Point Community
Cemetery, Pilot Point, with the Rev. Luther Slay officiating.
Visitation will be from 7 to 8 tonight, Monday, Nov. 8, at Huff/Slay
Funeral Home in Pilot Point.
Mrs. Buell was born Dec. 20, 1926, in Fort Gibson, Okla., to Thomas
Henry and Vidie Mae Smith Davis.
She married Thomas Warner Buell Aug. 22, 1945, in Denton. He is deceased.
Mrs. Buell was a homemaker and a cook for Pilot Point Independent School
District for 10 years.
She was Baptist.
Survivors include one son, Roger Warner Buell of Denton; two daughters,
Judy Bell of Aubrey and Jan Bethel of Pilot Point; two brothers, D.C. Davis
of Sherman and Linville Davis of Denton; two sisters, Lorene Matheson and
Dovie Ott, both of Pilot Point; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Mabel Frances King
Augusta, Ga. … Mabel Frances Goodwin King, 93, of Augusta, died Friday,
Nov. 5, 1999, in Augusta.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, in the chapel of East
Funeral Home in Texarkana. The Rev. Charles Headrck will officiate. Burial
will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to Downtown First Baptist Church or the Wadley
She was born Sept. 10, 1906, in Texarkana. She married Lucien Berry
King. He is deceased.
Mrs. King was a retired secretary and part-time teacher at Texarkana
College. She was president of the Rose Garden Club, and for many years
served in the Wadley Hospital Auxiliary. During her service at Wadley
she was elected to the office of state president for the hospital auxiliary.
She was a member of Downtown First Baptist Church for over 75 years.
Survivors include three sons, Dr. Barry King of Denton, Jerry Lucien
King of Houston, and Dr. Don Wayne King of North Augusta, S.C.; seven grandchildren;
and nine great-grandchildren.
William 'Bo' Norris
Aubrey … William `Bo' Norris, 55, of Aubrey died Saturday, Nov. 6,
1999, at his home.
Service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, in Huff/Slay Funeral Chapel
in Pilot Point.
Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, at the funeral
Euless … Frances Ozello Roberson, 53, of Euless died Saturday, Nov.
6, 1999, in Dallas.
Service will be 2 p.m. today, Monday, Nov. 8, in Dalton & Son Funeral
Chapel in Lewisville with the Rev. Danny Holifield officiating. Burial
will follow in Old Hall Cemetery in Lewisville.
Mrs. Roberson was born April 13, 1946, in Lewisville to Leonard Lee
and Imogene Walker. She was a member of Lone Star Transporter Club. She
married Boyd Duane Roberson on July 20, 1962, in Denton.
Survivors include her husband; daughter, Angela Roberson; two sons,
Boyd Roberson II and Leonard Roberson; two sisters, Mary Lou Boren and
Lavon Martin; and two grandchildren.
Carl Henry Young
Alvord … Carl Henry Young, 65, of Alvord, died Friday, Nov. 5, 1999,
at Decatur Convalescent Center.
He was born Dec. 28, 1933, in West Monroe, La.
Mr. Young was a retired pipeliner in the construction business.
Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, in Alvord Cemetery.
The family will be at Coker Funeral Home in Decatur from 7 to 8 tonight,
Monday, Nov. 8, for visitation.
Survivors include two sons, Ted Young of Decatur, and Bud Young of
Fort Worth; and six grandchildren.
Mary Ona H. Hobbs
Ponder … The angels escorted our beloved mom, Mary Ona Hull Hobbs,
into Heaven Friday, Nov. 5, 1999. She was born Aug. 28, 1934, in Weatherford,
Texas. She was surrounded and survived by those she loved, her children,
Harry Lynn and Jan Hull of Lake Tawakona, Texas, Floyd and Gail Hull of
New Braunsfel, Texas, Cynthia 'Sissy' Alamia of Denton, Texas, Karen and
Chris Geitner of Ponder, Texas, Lydia June and Rey Gonzales of Krum, Texas,
Patty and Hector Gonzales of Mineral Wells, Texas, Douglas and Sherry Hull
of Denton, Texas, Michael Wade Hull of Ponder, Texas, Travis and Rosanne
Askins of Ponder, Texas; brothers and sister-in-laws, Frankie and Betty
Morris of Weatherford, Texas, John A. and Geneva Morris of Vernon, Texas;
30 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews,
relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charley
and Lula Morris; and daughters, Edith Askins and Ronda Hull.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, in the chapel of Galbreaith-Pickard
Funeral Home in Weatherford, with interment at Johnson Cemetery in Dennis,
She loved a lot!!!
Frank R. Wieneke
Frank Raymond Wieneke, 76, of Denton died Saturday, Nov. 6, 1999, in
Denton Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.
Born Jan. 4, 1923, in Hartshorne, Okla., to Robert O. and Elizabeth
Emery Weineke. He attended Hartshorne schools, graduating from Hartshorne
High School in 1943. He graduated from Southwestern State University, Durant,
Okla., in 1949. He was a veteran of World War II and was discharged from
the Army in 1945. Mr. Wieneke was employed at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma
City, and retired after 31 years of service. He was in contracting and
manufacturing assigned to the Air Logistics Center. He lived in Oklahoma
City until moving to Denton in April 1995. He was a devout member of the
Presbyterian Church and an active member of Dale Carnegie and Toast Masters
Clubs for many years.
Visitation will be 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, in Mulkey-Mason, Jack
Schmitz & Son Funeral Home.
They will be conducting the graveside service at 2 p.m. Wednesday,
Nov. 10, at Elmwood Cemetery, Hartshorne, Okla., with the Rev. Rita Wilson
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Forrest John
Wieneke and Robert Wieneke.
Survivors include two sisters, Rhoda Ann Browder and Jean Hollinsworth,
both of Denton; one brother, Joe H. Wieneke of Clairmore, Okla.; one aunt,
Ruby Emery of Hartshorne, Okla.; five nieces; two nephews; one great-nephew;
and three great-nieces; and numerous cousins.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 3301
West Freeway, Fort Worth, Texas 76107, Ann's Haven Hospice, VNA, 216 W.
Mulberry St., Denton, Texas, 76201, or church of your preference.
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