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Jack Mays 

Jack Mays, 63, of Denton died Saturday, Jan. 29, 2000, at Denton Community Hospital. 

He was born May 1, 1936, in Big Creek, Miss., to James Mays Sr. and Clara Pulley. 

Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 31, at Sanger Cemetery in Sanger. John A. Williams will officiate. 

Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. today, Jan. 30, at Peoples Funeral Home in Denton. 

Survivors include a brother, James Mays of Lewisville; and a sister, Mae Frances Roberson of Grenada, Miss. 

Jessie Mae Edwards 

Dallas ... Jessie Mae Edwards, 99, of Dallas died Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2000, in Tulsa, Okla. 

She was born Sept. 16, 1900, in Thurber to Leonidas and Elizabeth Harris. She married Jack Edwards May 17, 1920. He preceded her in death. 

Service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1, at Restland Abbey Chapel with Dr. Michael Waco officiating. Burial will follow in Restland Memorial Park. 

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 31, at Restland Funeral Home in Dallas. 

Survivors include two daughters, June Donowho of Denton and Jacqueline Dancer of Tulsa, Okla.; a sister, Ruby Rogers of Stephenville; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. 

Virginia Hooper 

Foxborough, Mass. ... Virginia Ruth "Ginny" Hall Hooper, 59, of Foxborough, Mass., formerly of Krum, died Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2000, at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. 

She grew up in South Boston. She graduated from a business school in Denton. She was employed since 1991 as a sales representative for Filene's Store in Braintree, Mass. At the store, she was a member of the Diamond Star and President's Club. While in Krum, she worked at the Clay Pot Eatery. 

A memorial service was held Saturday at the Mortimer N. Peck-Russell Peck Funeral Home in Braintree, Mass. The Rev. Robert Killeffer, pastor of the First Baptist Church in Braintree, officiated. Burial was in Blue Hill Cemetery in Braintree. 

Visitation was held Friday at the funeral home. 

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1115 W. Chestnut St., Suite 301, Brockton, Mass. 02301. 

Survivors include five sons, Milford Scott Hooper of Krum, Robert T. McCarthy of Durant, Okla., Michael David McCarthy of San Angelo, Tommy F. Hooper of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Randy W. Hooper of Matherville, Ill.; two sisters, Judith Ann Hennessey of South Boston and Dorothy Jean Koughan of Wiscasset, Maine; a brother, Frank C. Hall III of Hanson, Mass.; and 14 grandchildren.

Ralph McKenzie

Lake Jackson ... Ralph Thomas McKenzie, 83, of Lake Jackson, Texas, passed away Friday, Jan. 28, 2000, at his residence.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Monday, Jan. 31, 2000, with the Rev. Barry Owens of Crescent Park Baptist Church of Odessa officiating at the Sunset Memorial Gardens Chapel in Odessa, Texas. Graveside services will follow at the Sunset Cemetery.

Ralph was a retired motor transport operator for Mopac and an Army veteran of World War II.

He is survived by children: Marilyn and husband Jim Wells of Kingsville, Texas, and Debra Kay and husband Rodney Nichols of Lake Jackson, Texas; grandsons: John Edward Lofton and Jean-Paul Mangeret; sisters: Neva Thomas and husband Andy Joe of Denton, Texas, and Evelyn and husband Dan Flint of Gainesville, Texas; and by numerous nieces and nephews.

Military honors will be by the local V.F.W. in Odessa, Texas.

Funeral services by Lakewood Funeral Chapel in Lake Jackson, Texas.

Frank Evans

Pilot Point ... Frank Thomas Evans, 88, of Pilot Point died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2000, at Denton Regional Medical Center in Denton.

He was born Aug. 18, 1911, in Pilot Point to Charlie and Mary Henzler Evans. He married Clara Marie Hess on Sept. 4, 1940, in Muenster.

He was a house mover for 30 years. He was a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church in Pilot Point.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 31, at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Pilot Point with the Rev. Don Brennan officiating. Burial will be in St. Thomas Cemetery in Pilot Point.

Pallbearers will be Adam Evans, Paul Evans, Rod Gross, Vernon Evans, Greg Evans and Shane Blagg.

Honorary pallbearers will be James Evans, Chad Evans, Brandon Evans, David Evans and Clay Evans.

A Rosary Service will be held at 7 p.m. today, Jan. 30, at Huff/Slay Funeral Chapel in Pilot Point.

Survivors include his wife of Pilot Point; three sons, Virgil Evans of Tioga, Alvin Evans of Pilot Point, and Edgar Evans of Pilot Point; two daughters, Maurine Gross of Howe and Carol Coffey of Pilot Point; 16 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Edwin Evans, in 1995.

J.M. Boatright 

Gainesville - J.M. "Jim" Boatright, 60, of Gainesville died Saturday, Jan. 29, 2000, in Gainesville. 

No service is planned at this time. Burial will be in Greenwood Mausoleum. 

Greenwood Funeral Home of Fort Worth is in charge of arrangements. 

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or your local children's organization. 

Mr. Boatright was born Dec. 17, 1939, in Phoenix, Ariz. He was a welder. 

Survivors include his former wife, Linda Boatright of Valley View; daughter, Kathy Martinez of Charleston, S.C.; and two grandchildren. 

Josephine Devers 

Pilot Point - Josephine Amelia Devers, 87, of Pilot Point died Sunday, Jan. 29, 2000, at Careage Place Nursing Home in Pilot Point. 

Mass of Christian Burial will be said at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1, in St. Thomas Catholic Church in Pilot Point, where she was a member. The Rev. Don Brennan, O.S.A., will officiate the service. 

Burial will be in St. Thomas Catholic Cemetery, Pilot Point. 

Rosary will be said at 7 tonight, Monday, Jan. 31, in Huff/Slay Funeral Home in Pilot Point. 

Pallbearers will be Jerry Kubala, Ronnie Kubala, Jeff Duesman, Milton Duesman, Floyd Koerner and Larry Stuckley 

Mrs. Devers was born Sept. 4, 1912, in Tioga to Lawrence and Eva Zwinger Heitzman, Sr. 

She married Martin Devers April 25, 1953, in Pilot Point and was a homemaker. Mr. Devers died March 21, 1990. 

Survivors include numerous nieces and nephews, including Charles Heitzman of Pilot Point. 

Thomas Heffran 

Corinth - Thomas Eugene Heffran, 67, of Corinth died Saturday, Jan. 29, 2000, at his home. 

Mr. Heffran was born Oct. 16, 1932, in Tarentum, Pa., to George and Lossie Heffran. He attended schools in Tarentum, Pa. 

He married Eileen Duchene June 27, 1952, in Tarentum. 

Mr. Heffran was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Mesquite. He retired from Garrett Electric. 

Service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1, in the chapel of DeBerry Funeral Directors in Denton with the Rev. Tom Wilbanks officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park in Denton. 

The family will be at the funeral home from 7 to 8 tonight, Monday, Jan. 31, for visitation. 

Survivors include his wife of Corinth; two sons, Thomas C. Heffran of Mount Joy, Pa., and Timothy G. Heffran of The Colony; two brothers, George P. Heffran of York, Pa., and Vernon Heffran of Lakeland, Fla.; and four grandchildren. 

Robert L. Medley

Robert L. "Pat" Medley, 86, of Denton, formerly of Oklahoma City, passed away Saturday, Jan. 29, 2000, at Denton Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Medley was born March 17, 1913, in Oklahoma to George Marion and Alma K. (Smith) Medley. He married Alla Mai Burger in Oklahoma City in 1935. Alla Mai passed away Jan. 5, 1986.

He was a member of Draper Park Christian Church of Oklahoma City and a Paul Harris Fellow in the Rotary Club in Oklahoma City.

Mr. Medley was a retired wire chief for Southwestern Bell.

Survivors include his son Tom and wife Jane (Smyers) Medley; granddaughters, Kathleen Wright and Barbara Griffin; great-grandson, Dawson Wright, all of Denton; and sister-in-law, Adelia Medley of Oklahoma City.

Service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2000, in Resthaven Memorial Gardens Little Chapel of the Roses. The Rev. Jim Avery will officiate the service.

Visitation will be from 7 to 8:30 tonight, Jan. 31, at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Alzheimer's Disease Association or the charity of choice.

Mulkey-Mason, Jack Schmitz and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mary Virginia Casey

Decatur - Mary Virginia Casey, 85, of Decatur died Monday, Jan. 31, 2000, at her daughter's home in Midland. 

Service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2, in Decatur Church of Christ. 

Visitation will be from 7 to 8 tonight, Tuesday, Feb. 1, in Coker Funeral Home in Decatur. Burial will be at Bethel Cemetery near Decatur. 

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Midland, 911 W. Texas St., Midland, Texas 79701. 

Pallbearers will be John Mark, David and Casey DeFore, Mike Riney, Gregory Nye and Mike Casey. 

Mrs. Casey was born June 15, 1914, in Paris, Texas, one of seven children, to Peter Elitt Shoemate and Bessie Madding Shoemate. She married William Matthew Casey June 4, 1938, in Paris. Mr. Casey died in 1997. 

She taught English at Decatur High School for many years before retiring in 1972. 

Survivors include one sister, Bonnie Shoemate and one brother, Jim Shoemate, both of Paris; three children, 
daughters, Sandra Nye of Babylon, N.Y., Mary Sue DeFore of Midland, and son, William Michael Casey of Decatur; and seven grandchildren. 

Jackie Lee Drinkard

Decatur - Jackie Lee Drinkard, 65, of Decatur died Friday, Jan. 28, 2000, in Decatur Community Hospital. 

He was born Feb. 3, 1931, in Fort Worth. Mr. Drinkard was an commercial aircraft maintenance foreman for Southwest Airlines. He was a member of the MENSA Organization and was Methodist. 

No service is planned at this time. Coker Funeral Home of Decatur is in charge of arrangements. 

Survivors include his wife, Ann of Decatur; sons, Jackie Lee Drinkard Jr. of Hurst and Michael James Drinkard of Terlingua; stepson, Wayne Worthem of Irving; daughter, Michelle Evans of Fort Worth; stepdaughter, Debbie Bryant of Roanoke; sisters, Betty Coomer of Fort Worth and Bonnie Jo Opitz of Colleyville; 12 grandchildren; and one great-grandchildren. 

Frank L. Herendeen

Lake Dallas - Frank Leroy Herendeen, 78, of Lake Dallas died Saturday, Jan. 29, 2000, in Denton. 

Service will be 2 p.m. today, Tuesday, Feb. 1, in Dalton & Son Funeral Home in Lewisville with Mark Pepoon officiating. 

Mr. Herendeen was born July 8, 1921, in Wabash, Ind., to Lloyd and Dorothy Herendeen. 

He was a member of I.O.O.F. Lodge in Farmers Branch, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 9168, in Lewisville and 
American Legion Post No. 88, in Lake Dallas. 

He was a member of the Lamb of God Church in Flower Mound. 

Survivors include two sons, Bryan and Roger Herendeen, both of Lake Dallas, and daughter, Sharon Kendrick of Lewisville; two sisters, Emma Troyler of Indiana and Florence Gillenwater of Irving; brother, Buddy Shores of Delaware; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. 

Wadie H. McCain

Lake Kiowa - Wadie H. McCain, 81, of Lake Kiowa, formerly of Denton, died Saturday, Jan. 29, 2000, at Denton Regional Medical Center, Flow Rehabilitation Center. 

Service was 1 a.m., today, Tuesday, Feb. 1, in Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Chapel in Gainesville with the Rev. David Dinneen officiating. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery, Gainesville. 

Pallbearers were Robert Taylor, David Leeth, Bobby Davis, Matt McCain, Ray McCain and Nickless Devin.

Mrs. McCain was born Oct. 7, 1918, in Slidell to Garland and Anna Anderson Weatherly. She married Dr. Jerry C. McCain Dec. 27, 1939, in Marietta, Okla. 

She was a homemaker. 

Survivors include her husband of Lake Kiowa; daughter, Ann Bennett of Lake Kiowa; sons, Ward McCain of Austin, Mike McCain of Lake Kiowa and Mark McCain of Plano; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren; sister, Ora Lee Leeth of Stephenville; and stepsister, Verna Evans of Richardson. Her parents are deceased. 

Therese L. Reid

Highland Village - Therese Lamarre Reid, 60, of Highland Village, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2000, at Denton Regional Medical Center. 

Mass of Christian Burial will be said 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2, in St. Thomas Catholic Church in Pilot Point with the Rev. Don Brennan, O.S.A. officiating. Burial will be in St. Thomas Catholic Church. 

Rosary will be recited at 7 tonight, Tuesday, Feb. 1, in Huff/Slay Funeral Home in Pilot Point. 

Pallbearers will be Dustin Koerner, Zachary Koerner, Sean Reid, Joshua Martin, Willie Jones, L.E. David, Kodi Martin, Dick Cooper and Peter Hominuk. 

Mrs. Reid was born Aug. 7, 1939, in Welland, Ontario, Canada, to Louis and Edwidge Pepin Lamarre. She married Walter G. Lee. 

Mrs. Lee was office manager for Lee Brothers Air Conditioning in Dallas. She was Catholic. 

Survivors include her husband of Highland Village; two sons, James Reid of Pilot Point and Peter Reid of Arlington; two daughters, Elise Koerner of Pilot Point and Christine Martin of Highland Village; 10 grandchildren; two brothers, Donald Lamarre of Quebec, Canada, and Gerry Lamarre of Ontario, Canada; and two sisters, Rita Menard of Ontario, Canada and Claudette Lamarre of Ontario, Canada. 

William E. Stewart II

Dallas - William E. Stewart II, former resident of Denton and Flower Mound and retired research scientist in 
microbiology and immunology, died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2000. He was recently honored with a special award by the International Society of Interferon and Cytokine Research for his pioneering efforts in Interferon research. 

Graveside service will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2, in Riverview Cemetery in Arkansas City, Kan. 

Memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, in Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Peak and San Jacinto streets in Dallas. 

Memorials may be made to Central Dallas Ministry, P.O. Box 710385, Dallas, Texas 75371, or the VNA-TX Hospice Program, 1440 Mockingbird, No. 500, Dallas, Texas 75247. 

Rindt-Erdman Funeral Home of Arkansas City, Kan., is in charge of arrangements. 

Dr. Stewart, 59, received his doctorate from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and was associated with research institutes and universities in Wilmington, Delaware; Louvain, Belgium; and Paris, France. He was director of Interferon Research for Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research, N.Y., and professor of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of South Florida. His numerous 
professional recognitions include the presidency of the International Society for Interferon Research, editor-in-chief of the Journal of Interferon Research, and chair of the first three annual International Congresses for Interferon Research. He was associated with Delivery Limited, Inc., in Dallas at the time of his death. 

Survivors include two daughters, Elaine Stewart Williams and Vivian Laurette Stewart of Flower Mound; two sons, William E. Stewart III, of Atlanta, and Christopher Zygmut Stewart of Tampa, Fla. two grandchildren; stepdaughter, Lisa Flake of Lubbock; father and stepmother, William E. and Tommye Eaton Stewart; brother, Mack Hamilton Stewart of San Antonio; and sister, Judith Elaine Curry of Sacramento, Calif. 

Timothy J. Bryant

Argyle ... Timothy Joseph Bryant, 35, of Argyle, died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2000, at his residence.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2, in the chapel of Schmitz-Floyd-Andersen Funeral Home in Denton. Jim Ozier, of First United Methodist Church of Flower Mound will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park in Denton.

The family will be at the funeral home from 6 to 7 tonight, Tuesday, Feb. 1, for visitation.

He was born Jan. 1, 1965, in Altus, Okla., to John and Mary Ann ( Grace) Bryant.

Mr. Bryant was employed as a respirator therapist by Trinity Medical Center.

Survivors include his parents of Argyle; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Matthew and Rebecca Bryant of Houston, John and Rosa Bryant of Boerne, and David and Maria Bryant of McKinney; and grandmother, Julia Grace of Dallas.

Hans Schluter

Rhome ... Hans Schluter, 90, of Rhome, died Monday, Jan. 31, 2000, at Sunny Hills Nursing Center in Decatur.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2, at Church of Christ in Justin. James Vinzant and Kenton Harvey will officiate. Burial will be in Justin Cemetery.

The family will be at Schmitz-Floyd-Andersen Funeral Home in Denton from 6 to 8 tonight, Tuesday, Feb. 1, for visitation.

Memorials may be made to Christ Haven Children's Home in Keller or Serenity Hospice.

He was born Nov. 29, 1909, in Denton, to Annie (Thom) and Hans Schluter Sr. He married Eva Dee Moore on Nov. 12, 1932.

Mr. Schluter was a farmer and rancher.

Survivors include his wife of Rhome; son and daughter-in-law, Edwin and Betty Schluter of Rhome; two sisters, Anna Mae Lake and Freda Markham, both of Keller; two grandsons and daughters-in-law, Alan and Kristy Schluter of Ponder, and Dan and Carol Schluter of Justin; and two great-grandsons, Alexander and Tye Schluter, both of Justin.

Elizabeth Stephenson

Elizabeth Stephenson, 73, of Denton died Monday, Jan. 31, 2000, at Denton Regional Medical Center. 

She was born May 13, 1926, in Beverly, Mass., to Archie and Aletha (Page) Keach. 

Mrs. Stephenson worked for I.T.S. Computing Co., in data entry. She was a member of Denton Veterans of Foreign Wars. 

Memorial service will be 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, in Goen-Hudgens Funeral Chapel with Chaplin Dennis Burus of the Dallas Fire Department officiating. 

Survivors include a daughter, Sheri Stephenson, of Los Angeles, Calif.; son, Paul Stephenson of Irving; and two great-grandchildren. 

Timothy P. Nack

Aubrey - Timothy Peter Nack, 69, of Aubrey died Monday, Jan. 31, 2000, in Baylor Medical Center of Richardson.

Mr. Nack was born Nov. 12, 1930, in Sheboygan, Wis. He was a driver for Hughes Supply Co. warehouse.

He was Catholic.

Memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 4, in the chapel of DeBerry Funeral Directors in Denton with the Rev. Merle Bolte officiating.

Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Denton Boys Baseball, Inc., in lieu of flowers.

Survivors include his wife, Caroline Ann Nack of Aubrey; parents, Mander and Tilly Nack of Freeport, Ill.; four sons and their wives, Anthony and Gina Nack of Denton, Stephen and Lisa Nack of Sanger, Timothy and Shannon Nack of Aubrey and Scot and Cassandra Nack of Lewisville; and 10 grandchildren, Keegan, Skylar, Kirsten, Courtney, Kailee, Chad, Stephanie, Taylor, Joey and Kourtney.

Irene Quesenberry

Irene Quesenberry, 87, of Denton died Monday, Jan. 31, 2000, at Denton Regional Medical Center. 

Mrs. Quesenberry was born Jan. 1, 1913, in Chillicothe, Texas, to Henry and Eula Harris.

She was a member of Bell Avenue Church, Retired Senior Volunteer Persons, Joy Club and was a Sunday school treasurer.

She retired as a sales lady from Craven's.

Service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, in Bell Avenue Church with the Rev. Buddy Owens officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Park.

Visitation will be from 7 to 8 tonight, Wednesday, Feb. 2, at DeBerry Funeral Directors.

Memorials may be made to Bell Avenue Church in lieu of flowers.

Survivors include one daughter, Joyce Quesenberry of Sanger; three grandchildren, Roger Smith of Dallas, Sherry Hine of Lewisville and Charlotte Jolly of Sanger; one sister, Leona Harris of Amarillo; three brothers, Leonard Harris of Denton, Burlin Harris of Victorville, Calif., and Delbert Harris of Fairfield, Calif.; and three great-grandchildren.

Ora Cecil Luke

Azle - Ora Cecil Luke of Azle, Texas, passed away Monday, Jan. 31, 2000, at Baylor Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, at the age of 60 years. He was employed for 12 years at Budget Car Rental.

Survivors are his wife, Jeannine Luke of Azle, Texas; two daughters and sons-in-law, Lisa and Eddie Menton of Ferris and Shellie and Brian Hornbeck of Slidell, Texas; five sons and daughters-in-law, Charles and Piper Luke of Neosho, Mo., Bryan and Juliette Luke of Joplin, Mo., Timothy and  Valerie Luke of Wichita, Kan., Jeffrey and Monica Luke of Keller, Texas, and Richard and Lisa Webb of Oak Harbor, Wash.; daughter, Susan Tompkins of Denton, Texas; three sons, David Luke of Wichita, Kan.; Daniel Luke of Joplin, Mo., and Mark Webb of Los Angeles, Calif., sister,  Cecilia Luke of Joplin, Mo.; brother and sister-in-law, William  E. and Nancy Adams of Las Vegas, Nev.; cousin, Ilah Lent of Joplin, Mo.; 19 grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, at Rolling Hills Baptist Church in Lancaster, Texas, with Chuck Osborne officiating. Additional funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, at Wood Hills Christian Church in Joplin, Mo., with Ronald McMillan officiating. Burial will be in Saginaw Cemetery in Saginaw, Mo. Green Funeral Home of Ferris, Texas is in charge of arrangements.

Family visitation will be Friday evening, Feb. 4, at Parker Mortuary in Joplin, Mo.

Lillian Estes

Lillian Estes, 89, a resident of Denton since 1933, died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2000, at Denton Good Samaritan Village. 

Service will be 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, in Schmitz-Floyd-Andersen Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Stephen Plunkett and the Rev. Clint Lovell officiating. Burial will be in I.O.O.F. Cemetery. 

Memorials may be made to Denton Good Samaritan Village or St. Andrew Presbyterian Church. 

Ms. Estes was born March 26, 1910, in Newton, Ill. She was a registered nurse and worked for several medical facilities in Denton before working at Flow Memorial Hospital. She retired in 1975 from Flow after 22 years of service. 

She was a member of the Altrusa Club, Business and Professional Women's Club, and Business Women's Club. 

Survivors include three sisters, Ann Hart of Wichita Falls, Ruth Mitchell of Denton and Iola Rozsa of Calgary, Canada; brother, Charles Estes of Sherman; and nieces and nephews. 

P. H. Morganthaler

Hurst - Pauline H. Morganthaler, 81, of Hurst died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2000, in Medical Plaza Hospital in Fort 
Worth. 

Mrs. Morganthaler was born April 11, 1918, in Milford. She married W.E. "Cy" Morganthaler. Mr. Morganthaler died in 1991. 

She was a homemaker. 

Service was 1:30 p.m. today, Thursday, Feb. 3, in Greenwood Funeral Home in Fort Worth with Doug White officiating. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery. 

Survivors include two sons, Joseph A. Hanes of Grapevine and Eddie Morganthaler of Rhome; brother, Howard Hill of Granbury; sisters, Lela Bell Bule of Hurst and Quida McBrayer of Fort Worth; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. 

Timothy Peter Nack

Aubrey - Timothy Peter Nack, 69, of Aubrey died Monday, Jan. 31, 2000, in Baylor Medical Center of Richardson. 

Mr. Nack was born Nov. 12, 1930, in Sheboygan, Wis. He was a driver for Hughes Supply Co. warehouse. 

He was Catholic. 

Memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 4, in the chapel of DeBerry Funeral Directors in Denton with the Rev. Merle Bolte officiating. 

Visitation will be from 7 to 8 tonight, Thursday, Feb. 3, at the funeral home. 

Memorials may be made to Denton Boys Baseball, Inc. Survivors include his wife, Caroline Ann Nack of Aubrey; parents, Mander and Tilly Nack of Freeport, Ill.; four sons, Anthony Nack of Denton, Stephen Nack of Sanger, Timothy Nack of Aubrey and Scot Nack of Lewisville; sister, Carol Heck of Rockford, Ill.; brother, Thomas Nack of Denton; and 10 grandchildren. 

Florence Darnell

Florence Dunn Darnell, age 85, a resident of Denton, passed away Monday, Jan. 31, 2000, at Denton Community Hospital.

Mrs. Darnell was married to Gordon S. Darnell on Dec. 23, 1989, in Denton. She was a registered nurse and received her bachelor of science degree and master's degree from Texas Wesleyan University in Fort worth. She taught school at Haltom High School in the Birdville Independent School District until she retired in 1976.

Mrs. Darnell was a member of Singing Oaks Church of Christ in Denton.

She is survived by her daughter, Mary Short and her husband William of Richardson; stepdaughter, Donna Young and her husband Jack of Lewisville; stepson, James Darnell and wife Rubyann of Flower Mound; sister, Dorothy Myrick of Fountain Valley, Calif.; brothers, Henry Carpenter of Mount Vernon and Cecil Carpenter of Pottsboro; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Service will be 1 p.m. Friday at Moore Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Arlington with Leroy Garrett officiating.

The family will receive visitors from 4 to 6 p.m. today, Thursday, Feb. 3, 2000 at Schmitz-Floyd-Andersen Funeral Home, 120 S. Carroll Blvd., Denton, Texas, 76201.

Lillian Estes 

Lillian Estes, 89, a resident of Denton since 1933, died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2000, at Denton Good Samaritan Village. 

Service will be 3 p.m. today, Friday, Feb. 4, in the chapel of Schmitz-Floyd-Andersen Funeral Home with the Rev. Stephen Plunkett and the Rev. Clint Lovell officiating. Burial will be in I.O.O.F. Cemetery. 

Memorials may be made to Denton Good Samaritan Village or St. Andrew Presbyterian Church. 

Ms. Estes was born March 26, 1910, in Newton, Ill. She was a registered nurse and worked for several medical facilities in Denton before working at Flow Memorial Hospital. She retired in 1975 from Flow after 22 years of service. 

She was a member of the Altrusa Club, Business and Professional Women's Club, and Business Women's Club.

Survivors include three sisters, Ann Hart of Wichita Falls, Ruth Mitchell of Denton and Lola Rozsa of Calgary, Canada; one brother, Charles Estes of Sherman; and nieces and nephews. 

Herman Guillory 

Herman Guillory, 68, of Denton died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2000, at Denton Regional Medical Center. 

He was born March 11, 1931, in Mamou, La., to Aba and Tizie Guillory. 

He was a security guard at Flow Hospital. 

Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, in the chapel of DeBerry Funeral Directors with the Rev. John Rasberry officiating. 

The family will receive friends following the service. 

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105-1905. 

Survivors include his mother of Lake Charles, La.; two daughters, JoElla Cross and Cheryl Sprabary, both of Denton; two sons, Chuck Guillory of LaCombe, La., and Russell Guillory of Denton; a brother, Donald Guillory of Lake Charles, La.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. 

Wadie H. McCain

Lake Kiowa - Services for Wadie H. McCain, 81, of Lake Kiowa, were held Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2000, at the Geo. J.  Carroll & Son Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. David Dineen officiating. Her burial was a Fairview Cemetery.

Mrs. McCain died Sunday, Jan. 29, 2000, at Denton Regional Medical Center. She was born Oct. 7, 1918, in Slidell to Garland and Anna Anderson Weatherly. She married Jerry C. McCain Dec. 27, 1939, in Marietta, Okla.  Dr. and Mrs. McCain are former residents of Denton and retired to Lake Kiowa. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband, Dr. Jerry C. McCain of Lake Kiowa; daughter and son-in-law, Ann and Bob Bennett of Lake Kiowa; sons and daughters-in-law, Ward and Pat McCain of Austin, Mike and Carol McCain of Lake Kiowa and Mark and Sharon McCain of Plano; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren; sister and brother-in-law, Ora Lee and Dr. James Leeth of Stephenville; and stepsister, Verna Evans of Richardson.

She was preceded in death by her parents, G.C. and Anna Weatherly.

Mrs. McCain was well recognized at local levels and a renowned authority on state and national levels for her talent and high achievement in floral arrangements and creativity. Her passing is a tremendous loss to family as well as friends.

Pallbearers were Robert Taylor, David Leeth, Kyle McCain, Bobby Davis, Matt McCain and Ray McCain.

Honorary pallbearers were Wayman Killian, Will Knight, Kenneth McCain, Dr. Pat McLeod, Col. Harry Ledbetter and Tony McCain.

Jim Bourns 

Corinth ... Jim Bourns, 46, of Corinth, formerly of Irving, died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2000, in Corinth. 

He was born May 7, 1953, in Dallas to John R. and Zella Wynell Swafford Bourns. He married Shelia Mullins Jan. 25, 1974, in Irving. 

Mr. Bourns retired from the U.S. Air Force. He was active in Special Olympics and was a Little League coach. He was a member of Shady Brooke Baptist Church in Bedford. 

Service will be at 1 p.m. today, Feb. 5, in Donnelly's Colonial Funeral Home Chapel in Irving with the Rev. Ken Parlin 
officiating. Burial will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Dallas. 

Memorials may be made to the Denton Humane Society or Operation Kindness Animal Shelter in Carrollton. 

Survivors include his wife of Corinth; two sons, Jon Bourns of Corinth and Todd Stephens of San Antonio; a daughter, Tracey Bowery of Sanger; his mother of Terrell; a sister, LaDonna Thurman of Terrell; four grandchildren; and one great-grandson. 

Doris Cooper 

Gainesville ... Doris "Dot" Charlene Langston Cooper, 77, of Gainesville died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2000, at Pecan Tree Manor. 

She was born May 22, 1922, in Ranger. She married Ober Dee Cooper Sept. 13, 1940. 

Mrs. Cooper was a long-time resident of Olden, where she worked at the school cafeteria and Old Rip Cafe. When she moved to Gainesville, she worked at Colonial Restaurant. She was a member of Olden Baptist Church. 

Service will be at 2 p.m. today, Feb. 5, in Clement-Keel Funeral Chapel in Gainesville. The Rev. Gayle Baucum of First 
Baptist Church Sunset and the Rev. Ronnie Conyers of Custer City Baptist Church will officiate. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 6, at Rising Star. 

Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Disease National Headquarters, 919 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 100, Chicago, Ill. 60611. 

Survivors include a son, D.L. "Butch" Cooper of Midland; two daughters, Deelores Cooper of Ponder and Darla Hollandsworth of Callisburg; three brothers, Mack Langston of San Diego, Calif., Jim Langston of Brownwood, and Bob Langston of Colleyville; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. 

Joyce Hughes 

Lake Dallas Joyce Hughes, 74, of Lake Dallas died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2000, at Medical Center of Lewisville. 

She was born Nov. 8, 1925, in Holdenville, Okla., to Herbert and Dollie Maderan Turney. She married Lee H. Hughes Jr. in 1954 in Anapra, N.M. She was active in the Odd Fellows Auxiliary and was a Presbyterian. 

Service will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 7, in Mulkey-Mason Funeral Home in Lewisville with the Rev. Billy Dugger 
officiating. Burial will be in Swisher Cemetery. 

Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 6, at the funeral home. 

Survivors include her husband of Lake Dallas; and a brother, Charles Wilson of Bakersfield, Calif.


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