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June 3, 2001

Services planned

Charlie Farnam, 50, of Greenville died Saturday. Arrangements are pending with Lynch Funeral Services.

Donna Lynn Hawkins, 40, of Lone Oak died Saturday. Arrangements are pending with Lynch Funeral Services.

Margaret Edith Moore, 80, died Satruday at Terrell Care Center. Arrangements are pending with Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.

Winnie Ray Spain, 88, a longtime resident of Commerce, died Friday at Lakeside Nursing Home in Highland Heights, Ky. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Pemberton Funeral Chapel. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Ruth Harris
WILLS POINT " Ruth Bounds Harris, 82, died Thursday at her home in Houston. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Russell Memorial United Methodist Church in Wills Point. Burial will at Oak Hill Cemetery in Edgewood.
The eldest child of J. Edwin and Tessie Swann Fooshee, Mrs. Harris was born on March 23, 1919, in Jacobia. She completed her secondary education in Greenville. After receiving a Texas State 4-H scholarship, she attended Texas State College for Women, her mother's alma mater. She graduated from East Texas State University in Commerce with a bachelor of science degree in home economics.
On Jan. 20, 1940, she married L.G. Bounds of Edgewood. Two children, Carol and Helen were born of this marriage. In the early 1950s, she completed her master's degree in elementary education at the University of Houston. Her teaching career of more than 25 years included schools in Richmond, Jones Creel. Freeport and Cayuga, with her last work being in the Texas Department of Corrections Wundham School District teaching inmates in the Coffield Unit at Palestine. After retiring in the early 1970s, she joined her mother in operating the Fooshee Antique Shop in Edgewood.
Following the death of L.G. Bounds in October 1978, she married Wayne M. Harris of Wills Point on Oct. 10, 1981. They were members of the Russell Memorial United Methodist Church .
She is survived by her husband; daughters, Carol Reel and Helen Garrison; stepdaughter, Beth Smith; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a sister, Mildred Marie McIntyre.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. today at Lybrand Funeral Home in Edgewood.
Pallbearers will be Billy Ellis, Bill Estes, Pete Goodwin, L.L. Howell, Robert Scott and Loren Creech. Honorary pallbearers include Jack M. Fite, Joseph W. "Wimpy" Freeman, Tom Sewell, Skeet Thornton, David Wingo and members of the Trinity Valley Amateur Radio Club.
Memorial donations may be sent to the Ruth Bounds Harris Memorial Fund, First United Methodist Church of WIlls Point or St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Houston.

Dewey Romine
FARMERSVILLE " Dewey Romine, 87, of Farmersville died Saturday in Garland. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hurst's Fielder-Baker Funeral Home Chapel in Farmersville with the Rev. Johnnie Jones officiating. Burial will be at the I.O.O.F Cemetery in Farmersville.
Mr. Romine was born on March 25, 1914, in Winnsboro to Ed and Zoney Banks Romine. He married Annie Jones Romine in 1934.
Mr. Romine was a candy maker and attended Grace Fellowship Assembly of God.
He is survived by his daugters, Vallie Patterson of Sachse, Jean Edgar of Garland, Sue Justice of Princeton and Faye Kent of Blue Ridge; sisters, Vallie Allen of Mesquite and Faye Sassman of Corpus Christie; 15 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

June 2, 2001

Services planned

Winnie Ray Spain, 88, of Highland Heights, Ken., formerly of Commerce, died Friday at Lakeside Nursing Home. Services are pending with Pemberton Funeral Home.

John Hall, 80, of Farmersville, 2 p.m. today at Galloway Memorial Church of God of Christ in Farmersville. Burial in Houston Cemetery. Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home of Greenville in charge.

Aretha Mayberry, 70, of Point, 2 p.m. today at Richland Baptist Church of Point. Burial in Benton Cemetery. Grundy Funeral Home of Greenville in charge.

L.B. Martin
CADDO MILLS " L.B. Martin, 52, of Dallas, died Friday. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Rentfrow Funeral Home Chapel-Caddo Mills with Rev. James C. Nance officiating. Burial will be in Forest Park Cemetery.
Son of L.B. "Pepper" Martin and Myrtle Clair Martin, he was born in Dallas on Feb. 16, 1949. He served in Vietnam in the U.S. Army. Mr. Martin was a truck driver with Covent Transport Co. He was a Baptist and was a member of Masonic Lodge 82 and VFW Post 4477.
Survivors include his father of Caddo Mills; his stepmother Alice Martin of Caddo Mills; a son, Jason Martin of Forney; stepdaughter Krystal Scott of Forney; brothers Larry Martin and Richard Martin of Greenville and Gary Martin of Caddo Mills and a grandson, Nicholas Selman of Forney.
His mother preceded him in death in 1969.
Members of the Masonic Lodge 82 will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Queen Thomas
SUMPTER TOWNSHIP, MICH. " Queen Helen Roundtree Thomas, 77, died at her home Wednesday. Services are pending with Pawlus Funeral Home in Belleville, Mich.
Daughter of John P. and Elizabeth Roundtree, she was born Sep. 8, 1923 in River Rouge, Mich. She was married to Howard D. Thomas Sr. on May 28, 1955. Mrs. Thomas was a homemaker.
Surviving are her husband; two sons and daughters-in-law, Howard D. Jr. and Stacy Thomas of Sumpter Township, Mich. and Wesley and Maxine Thomas of Greenville and five grandchildren.

May 31, 2001

Services planned

John Hall of Greenville died Tuesday. Services are pending with Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home.

Aretha Mayberry, 70, of Point died Tuesday at Lake Pointe Medical Center in Rowlett. Services are pending with Grundy Funeral Home of Greenville.

Lena Lou Brown, 64, of Greenville, 2 p.m. today at Carter Temple CME Church. Burial in Grundy Memorial Park. Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home in charge.

Marvin "Butter" Frederic Medlin of Irving, formerly of Greenville, graveside service 2 p.m. today at Forest Park Cemetery in Greenville. Brown's Memorial Funeral Home of Irving in charge.

Eddy Archer
Eddy Gene Archer, 40, of Point, died Tuesday at Bentonville Hospital in Bentonville, Ark. A graveside service is set at 3 p.m. today at Brumfield Cemetery in Seiling, Okla. with Rev. Dale Fields officiating.
Born June 19, 1960 in Tulia, he was the son of Bobby Dean Archer and Wanda Janice Holloway Archer. Mr. Archer was an aircraft mechanic and was a member of A&P License. He was a Baptist.
Survivors include daughter and son-in-law Stormy Archer and Jin Lee of Glenn Heights; his parents of Point; brother and sister-in-law Johnny Dean and Karla Archer and their children Erin and Taylor; grandparents Essie Holloway of Anson and W.M. Holloway of Abilene; a grandson, Trenton Lee and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Redinger Funeral Home of Seiling, Okla. is in charge of arrangements. Peters Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Jewell Speights
ROYSE CITY " Jewell Jeanette Houser Speights, 94, died Wednesday in Greenville. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Rest Haven Funeral Home-Royse City Chapel. Burial will be in Royse City Cemetery.
She was born June 18, 1906 in the community of Burrow in Hunt County to A.B. and Minnie Lou Myers Houser. She became a school teacher at 17 years of age, teaching at community schools until 1942. She then moved to Fort Worth where she taught fourth grade at George Clarke Elementary for 26 years, retiring in 1969 with 46 years of teaching in public schools. Mrs. Speights was a resident of Fort Worth for more than 50 years until 1998 when she moved back to the family farm where she was born.
Survivors are a nephew Max Holcomb and wife Lyllian and several other nieces, nephews and cousins.
Her husband, R.N. "Bob" Speights preceded her in death in 1990.
Pallbearers will be nephews Jackie Houser and Larry Page; great-nephew Chris Holcomb; great nieces Kaylar Holcomb Page and Holly Holcomb Williams and great-great-nephew Justin Holcomb.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Myrtle Tanner
WOLFE CITY " Myrtle Irene Tanner, 90, of Wolfe City died Tuesday night at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas following a two-week illness. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Eldon Chester officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
Daughter of Alonzo Tettleton and Lue Cook, she was born Feb. 3, 1911 in Floyd. She was married to George C. Tanner on Jan. 19, 1933 in Fannin County. Mrs. Tanner was a seamstress. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Wolfe City.
Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Jackie and Carole Tanner of Wolfe City; a sister, Mrs. Alta Wasson of Greenville; grandson and wife Phil and Chanda Tanner of Wolfe City; two great-granddaughters, Brooke and Ali Tanner of Wolfe City; a great-grandson, Bowie Tanner of Wolfe City; two stepgranddaughters, Ronda Dickeson of Greenville and Lori Kinnaird of Campbell and a stepgrandson, Steven Lyday of Merit.
Pallbearers will be Steve Taylor, Tommy Caldwell, George Tanner, Randy Clark, J.T. Woodruff, Lavon Wilburn, Gonzalo Gonzales and Ronald Woodruff.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

May 30, 2001

Services planned

John Hall of Greenville died Tuesday. Services are pending with Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home.

Joseph Claud Berger, 83, 4 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel.

Annie "Cupie" Franklin, 74, of Emory, 2 p.m. today at Shady Grove Baptist Church. Burial in Woosley Cemetery. Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home of Emory in charge.

Oneta L. McAbee, 76, of Alba, formerly of Greenville, 2 p.m. today at Wilson-Bartley Funeral Home Chapel in Alba. Burial in Salem Cemetery in Alba.
Norris B. Morgan, 77, of Garland passed away May 27, 2001. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Orchard Hills Baptist Church with graveside services at 2 p.m. at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Wolfe City.

Grace Thompson, 93, of Sherman, formerly of Leonard, 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church in Leonard. Burial in Leonard Cemetery. Taylor Funeral Home of Leonard in charge.

Lena Brown
Lena Lou Brown, 64, of Greenville died Sunday at a Dallas hospital. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Carter Temple CME Church with Rev. Derrick Harris officiating. Burial will be in Grundy Memorial Park.
Daughter of Leonard Fields and Lula Fields Holmes, she was born Jan. 24, 1937 in Pittsburg. She was a laborer. She was a member of Carter Temple CME Church and Order of the Eastern Star.
Surviving are her father, Julius Holmes; a son, Elvert Burley Jr. of Greenville; four daughters, Sharon Denmark, Vickie Huey, Becky Tolson and Camellia Brown, all of Greenville; a brother, George Fields of Commerce; five sisters, Shirley Mondy of Farmersville, Mary Jackson of Greenville, Carolyn Horton of Angleton, Ruth Bessard of Beaumont and Janet Holmes of Dallas; 19 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and three sisters and grandparents.
Pallbearers will be James Fields, Richard Jackson, James Warren, Johnny Hardemon, Donnie Denmark and Kevin Heath.
Visitation is from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home.

Marvin Medlin
IRVING " Marvin "Butter" Frederic Medlin of Irving, former longtime resident of Greenville, died Monday. A graveside service is scheduled at 2 p.m. Thursday at Forest Park Cemetery in Greenville with Gordon Butler officiating.
He was born Sep. 3, 1924 in Jacobia.
His wife of 45 years, Wanda Medlin of Irving and a niece, Krista Winn, of Grand Prairie survive.
Brown's Memorial Funeral Home of Irving is in charge of arrangements.

Ethel Hall
POTTSBORO " Ethel Hall of Denison died Sunday at her home. There was a graveside service at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Rosemound Cemetery in Commerce with Bill Webb officiating.
Born June 13, 1907 in Greenville, she was the daughter of Wylie and Sarah Ida Stokes Castle. She was married to Claud Varnell Hall in Campbell on April 9, 1929. Mrs. Hall retired from ARA Food Service at East Texas State University and she was a homemaker. She was of the Church of Christ faith.
Surviving are sons Claud Edwin Hall of Pottsboro and Jerry Wayne Hall of Spring; a sister, Ida Pearl Adair of Diana; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband on Nov. 28, 1959 and seven brothers, Bennie Castle, Luther Castle, Cecil Castle, Ernest Castle, Cleborne Castle, Sylvester Castle and Delma Castle and two sisters, Lakie Dagley and Annie Castle.
Honorary pallbearers will be Jacob Hall, Scott Brooks, Chris Brock, Tim Luchka, Stephen Brunson, Raymond Brunson and Bill Adair.
Memorials may be made to the Commerce Church of Christ, P.O. Box 611, 1900 Culver Street, Commerce, Tx. 75429.
Johnson-Moore Funeral Home of Denison is in charge of arrangements.

Lorine Perkins
Lorine "Red" Perkins, 77, of Greenville died Thursday. Services are at 2 p.m. today at Mt. Elem Baptist Church with Michael Jolla and Rodney Hood officiating. Burial will be at Grundy Memorial Park.
She was born Jan. 28, 1925 in Russ County to Pearline Beatrice Anderson and Dock Blanton. She was married to Roy Perkins and was a member of Mt. Elem Baptist Church.
She is survived by one son, Roy Perkins, Jr. of Houston and three daughters, Patsy Ann Jones of Garland, Jerry Perkins and Mary Ann Williams, both of Dallas.
She was preceded in death by her husband, three sisters and one brother.
Grundy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Gaston Slade
QUINLAN " Gaston Ray Slade of West Tawakoni died Tuesday in Greenville. There is a graveside service at 2 p.m. today at Lakeside Memorial Park.
Son of Johnny and Brunettie Claborn Slade, he was born Jan. 19, 1932 in Lamar County, Miss. He served in the U.S. Army. Mr. Slade was a truck driver. He was a born again Christian.
Mr. Slade is survived by his wife, Ethel Slade; a son, Dwayne Slade; daughters Angela Thomas and Cherry Slade; brothers Rev. Jessie Slade, Hilton Slade, William Brown and Billy Brown; a sister, Glenda Faye Munn and seven grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter, Lucretia Acki-Slade.
Quinlan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

May 29, 2001

Services planned

MacArthur Jernigan of Cooper died Friday. Services are pending with Cozine and Tarver Funeral Home.

Woodrow Williams of Dallas died Saturday. Services are pending with Cozine and Tarver Funeral Home.

Lena Lou Brown of Greenville died Sunday. Services are pending with Cozine and Tarver Funeral Home.

Tommy Lewis Blanchard Sr., 75, of Farmersville died Friday in McKinney. Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Hurst's Fielder-Baker Chapel in Farmersville with the Revs. J.C. Smith and James Seigler officiating. Burial will be at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Barbara Ann Julius, 67, died Thursday in Quinlan. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. today at Restland Memorial Park.

Dennis Ray Jeter, 88, of Cooper died Saturday at Birchwood Manor Nursing Home in Cooper. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. today at the Oaklawn Cemetery with Shane Carrington officiating.

Ethel Edwards, 89, of Greenville died May 25 at Briarcliff Health Center. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Robert Baldridge officiating. Burial will be at Memoryland Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Rickey Ralph Carroll, 49, of Greenville died Friday at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Van Sickle Baptist Church with burial at Memoryland Memorial Park. Arrangements by Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.

Jack William Gaines, 74, of Cumby died Saturday at his home. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at West Oaks Funeral Home Chapel with burial at Long Cemetery.

Christine Santana Kimberlin, 77, of Greenville died Friday at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Services will be at 10 a.m. today at St. Williams Catholic Church with burial at Forest Park Cemetery.

Norris B. Morgan, 77, of Garland passed away May 27, 2001. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Orchard Hills Baptist Church with graveside services at 2 p.m. at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Wolfe City.
Josephine Myers, 70, died Saturday in Mesquite. Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Wildwood Baptist Church, 531 South Walker St. in Mesquite, with burial at Mesquite City Cemetery. Arrangements by Anderson Clayton Bros. Funeral Home.

Joseph Berger
Joseph Claud Berger, Sr., 83, of Greenville died Thursday at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Services will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Coker-Mathews Chapel with Rev. Mike Nichols officiating.
He was born Feb. 7, 1918 in Wilksborro, Penn. to Charles and Cora Land Berger.
Mr. Berger was a retired director of procurement for Marriott Corporation. He was catholic and a member of the Lions Club and Greenville Masonic Lodge.
He is survived by two sons, Joe Berger, Jr. of Greenville and Jonathan R. Berger of Navasota; a brother, Paul Berger of Comas Lake, Fla., a sister, Peggy Reid of Archer, Fla.; one grandchild; one great-grandchild and ten nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Fred Berger.

Annie Franklin
EMORY " Annie "Cupie" Franklin, 74, of Emory died Monday at her home. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Shady Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Billy Smith and Rev. Loyd McKinney officiating. Burial will be at Woosley Cemetery.
She was born Jan. 3 1927 in Rains County to F.M. Kelley and Willie Latimer. She was married May 8, 1954 to Horace Franklin in Fort Worth.
Ms. Franklin was a retired employee of Thorsen Manufacturing in Dallas and a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church.
She is survived by one daughter, Carolyn Buffington of Mineola; one sister, Allene Latham of Point; two grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, four brothers and one sister.
Pallbearers will be Odie Taylor, Paul Molidor, Anthony Redmon, Randy Kelley, Eugene Kelley and Tommy Neff.
Visitation will be today from 6 to 8 p.m. at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home.

Oneta McAbee
ALBA " Oneta L. McAbee, 76, of Alba, formerly of Greenville, died Monday at Grand Saline Hospital. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Wilson-Bartley Funeral Home Chapel in Alba with Mr. John Bolden and Mr. G.D. Phillips officiating. Burial will be at Salem Cemetery in Alba.
She was born March 21, 1925 in Alba to William Willie and Jewel Harvey Wood. She was a housewife and a member of Church of Christ.
She is survived by two sons, Jerry W. Swindell of Alba and Billy M. Swindell of Flint; one sister, Sarah "Butchie" Couch of Mesquite; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Grandchildren will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today.

Lorine Perkins
Lorine "Red" Perkins, 77, of Greenville died Thursday. Services will be at 2 p.m. at Mt. Elem Baptist Church with Michael Jolla officiating. Burial will be at Grundy Memorial Park.
She was born Jan. 28, 1925 in Russ County to Pearline Beatrice Anderson and Dock Blanton. She was married to Roy Perkins and a member of Mt. Elem Baptist Church.
She is survived by one son, Roy Perkins, Jr. of Houston and three daughters, Patsy Ann Jones of Garland, Jerry Perkins and Mary Ann Williams, both of Dallas. She is preceded in death by her husband, three sisters and one brother.

Grace Thompson
SHERMAN " Grace Thompson, 93, of Sherman, formerly of Leonard, died Sunday at Wilson N. Jones Hospital in Sherman. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church in Leonard with Bro. Olin Henry and Bro. Phillip Smith officiating. Burial will be at Leonard Cemetery.
She is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Anthaline and Wayne Champion of Sherman; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and four great-greatgrandchildren.
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Taylor Funeral Home Chapel in Leonard.
 

Murl Weatherly
Murl Lee Weatherly, 74, of Caddo Mills died Sunday at Briarcliff Health Center. Services will be at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Patricia Fleming and Kenneth Ballard officiating. Burial will be at Royse City Cemetery.
Mr. Weatherly was born July 14, 1926, in Clinton, Texas, to L.P. Weatherly Sr., and Marcia Duvall Weatherly.
Before retiring, Mr. Weatherly was employed at Hensons-Kickernick, worked for Wing Industry and was a cotton farmer for many years. He belonged to the Floyd United Methodist Church. Mr. Weatherly served as secretary for the Clinton Cemetery Association.
Mr. Weatherly is survived by his two sisters and brother-in-law, Bonnie Tucker, Jean and Ray Ard, all three of Clinton; numerous nieces and nephews; and many friends.
Pallbearers will be nephews.
Mr. Weatherly was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and three sisters.

May 28, 2001

Services planned

MacArthur Jernigan of Cooper died Friday. Services are pending with Cozine and Tarver Funeral Home.

Lorine Perkins of Greenville died Thursday morning at Briarcliff Nursing Home. Services are pending with Grundy Funeral Home.

Woodrow Williams of Dallas died Saturday. Services are pending with Cozine and Tarver Funeral Home.

Tommy Lewis Blanchard Sr., 75, of Farmersville died Friday in McKinney. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hurst's Fielder-Baker Chapel in Farmersville with the Revs. J.C. Smith and James Seigler officiating. Burial will be at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Barbara Ann Julius, 67, died Thursday in Quinlan. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Restland Memorial Park.

Christine Santana Kimberlin, 77, of Greenville died Friday at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Williams Catholic Church. Burial will be at Forest Park Cemetery.

Dennis Ray Jeter, 88, of Cooper died Saturday at Birchwood Manor Nursing Home in Cooper. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Oaklawn Cemetery with Shane Carrington officiating.

Ethel Edwards, 89, of Greenville died May 25 at Briarcliff Health Center. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Robert Baldridge officiating. Burial will be at Memoryland Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Joseph Claud Berger Sr. 83, of Greenville died Thursday at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Services will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mike Nichols officiating.

Ricky Carroll
Rickey Ralph Carroll, 49, of Greenville died Friday at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Van Sickle Baptist Church with the Revs. Roger Ratliff and Bill Fondren officiating. Burial will be at Memoryland Memorial Park. Arrangements by Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.
Mr. Carroll was born April 28, 1952, in Oklahoma City, Texas to Ralph Carroll and Pat Walker Carroll. He was a director of pricing for Safeway's Denver division and a Safeway employee for 32 years. Mr. Carroll was a member of Mississippi Avenue Baptist Church in Aurora, Colo.
Mr. Carroll is survived by his parents; son, Robert Carroll and his fiancee, Shelly R. Wilson, of Denver; daughter, Amy Beth Carroll and her fiance, Daniel Nussbaumer, of Dallas; brothers, Gary Carroll and his wife, Shellie, of Greenville, and Kip Carroll of Port St. John, Fla.; sister, Machelle Ann Carroll Miller of Dallas; nieces, Carmen and Stephanie Miller of Dallas; nephews, Kellen and Brandt Carroll of Greenville.
Mr. Carroll is preceded in death by his grandparents, Ernest and Era Walker and Graford and Dessie Carroll, all of Dike.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
 

Jack Gaines
SULPHUR SPRINGS " Jack William Gaines, 74, of Cumby died Saturday at his
home. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at West Oaks Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Wes Dean officiating. Burial will be at Long Cemetery.
Mr. Gaines was born Nov. 22, 1926, at the family homestead south of Cumby. He was the youngest of 10 children born to John William and Mettie Ann Taylor Gaines.
Mr. Gaines married Maxine Ann Ryan on Oct. 18, 1950 in Colby, Kan. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Colby, Kan. Mr. Gaines was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II.
He is survived by his wife; son, Johnny Gaines of Arlington and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by nine siblings, Artis Gaines, Arlie Gaines, Herbert Gaines, Barney Gaines, Jess Gaines, Robert Gaines, Raymond Gaines, Gladys Bowen and Pauline Redding.
Pallbearers will be David Gaines, Kenneth Gaines, Robert Gaines, David Garrett, E.A. Junell Jr. and Billy Lynn. Honorary pallbearers will be Lewis Woodard, Frank Garmon, Norwin Lennon and Edward Watts.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Christine Kimberlin
Christine Santana Kimberlin, 77, of Greenville died Friday at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Williams Catholic Church with Father Antonio Oscar Diez officiating. Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. today at Peters Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be at Forest Park Cemetery.
Ms. Kimberlin was born July 24, 1923, in Farmersville to Cleto and Ramona Medina Villarreal. She was a homemaker and lived in Greenville for 50 years.
Ms. Kimberlin is survived by her sons, Lorenzo Santana and Tommy Santana, both of Greenville, and Jessie Lee Santana and James E Williams, both of Campbell; brothers, Cleto Villarreal and Maurice Villarreal, both of San Antonio; sisters, Lupe Garcia of San Antonio and Mikela Luna of Dallas; 10 grandchildren and six grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and son, David Santana.
Pallbearers will be her nephews, Aaron Sartin, Johnny Sartin, Alex Rosales, John Villarreal, Billy Don Taylor and Ken Taylor. Honorary pallbearers will be Marcus Villarreal, Lucio Villarreal and Domingo Armendariz.

Norris Morgan
Norris B. Morgan, 77, of Garland, precious loving husband of Roxie Morgan, passed away May 27, 2001.
He is lovingly survived by his wife, Roxie, of 54 years; sister, Pansy Morgan Pare; brother, Hoyt Morgan and his wife, Dorotha, of Garland; nephew, James Douglas Morgan and his wife, Melanie, of Dallas; great nieces and nephews, Billy Howard Jones Jr of San Francisco, Maddie Morgan of Dallas, Dottie Tucker and her husband, Mark, of Garland, Julie Goforth and her husband, Tim, of Rowlett; brother-in-law Pete Slocum and his wife, Cindy, of Terrell; sisters-in-law, Bell Robertson of Arlington and Bonnie McMath and her husband, Tom, of Garland.
Norris honorably served his country in World War II wit the 36th Infantry Division. He retired form J.F. Zimmerman & Son and was one of the founders of Marlin Controls, Inc.
He was a member of Orchard Hills Baptist Church in Garland, Masonic Lodge No. 441 in Garland, Scottish Rite and Holls Temple in Dallas, IBEW Local No. 59 (20) and the 36th Division Association.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Nate and Allie Morgan; sister, Veta Jones; brothers, Herman Morgan, Vernon Morgan, Boyd Morgan; and nephew, Billy Howard Jones.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 30, at Orchard Hills Baptist Church with the Revs. Dickson Rial and Jay Kennedy officiating. At 2 p.m., a Masonic graveside service will be officiated by Garland Lodge No. 441 at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Wolfe City.
He will lie in state at his home, 825 Carney in Garland, where the family will receive friends Tuesday evening.
Pallbearers will be Dean Clow, Bill H. Jones Jr., Doug Morgan, Bill Polly Stewart Slocum and Perry Tongate.
Norris touched the lives of many and will be deeply missed. His wonderful smile brought joy to everyone he met. The world would be a better place if all couples shared the love and devotion shared by Roxie and Norris Morgan. Norris has gone to prepare a place for eternity.

Josephine Myers
MESQUITE " Josephine Myers, 70, died Saturday in Mesquite. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Wildwood Baptist Church, 531 South Walker St. in Mesquite, with the Rev. Emeritus M.V. Pruett officiating. Burial will follow at Mesquite City Cemetery. Arrangements by Anderson Clayton Bros. Funeral Home.
Mrs. Myers was born Nov. 7, 1930, in Point to Phillip and Lillian Lay. She was a longtime member of Wildwood Baptist Church.
Mrs. Myers is survived by her husband of 52 years, Johnny H. Myers; daughters, Sherwin Sandlin of Greenville, Linda Merritt of Mesquite and Brenda Conkel of Richardson; son, Johnny H. Myers Jr., of Mesquite; sisters, Rosie Murphree of Dallas and Lavelia Arthur of Forney;10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Myers was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; three sisters; and granddaughter, Wendy Ann Myers.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons and a nephew.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Murl Weatherly
Murl Lee Weatherly, 74, of Caddo Mills died Sunday at Briarcliff Health Center. Services will be at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Patricia Fleming and Kenneth Ballard officiating. Burial will be at Royse City Cemetery.
Mr. Weatherly was born July 14, 1926, in Clinton, Texas, to L.P. Weatherly Sr., and Marcia Duvall Weatherly.
Before retiring, Mr. Weatherly was employed at Hensons-Kickernick, worked for Wing Industry and was a cotton farmer for many years. He belonged to the Floyd United Methodist Church. Mr. Weatherly served as secretary for the Clinton Cemetery Association.
Mr. Weatherly is survived by his sisters, Bonnie Tucker and Jean Art, both of Clinton, Texas.
Mr. Weatherly was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and three sisters.

May 25, 2001

Services planned

Joseph Claud Berger Sr., 83, of Greenville died Thursday morning at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Services are pending with Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.

MacArthur Jernigan of Cooper died Friday. Services are pending with Cozine and Tarver Funeral Home.

Lorine Perkins of Greenville died Thursday morning at Briarcliff Nursing Home. Services are pending with Grundy Funeral Home.

Woodrow Williams of Dallas died Saturday. Services are pending with Cozine and Tarver Funeral Home.

James David Frazier, 69, of Garland died Thursday morning at Baylor Medical Center of Garland. Services are at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Brigham Cemetery. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Trella Martina Sandefer of Irving, 2 p.m. today at The Rolston Road Church of God, Irving. Burial in Sowers Cemetery in Irving. Brown's Memorial Funeral Home in charge.

Dorothy Gaillard
Dorothy Ansell Gaillard, 95, of San Marcos died May 17. A memorial service is set at 1 p.m. today at the Memorial Chapel of Episcopal Church of Incarnation in Dallas with Rev. Thomas G. Keithly officiating. There is a graveside service at 3 p.m. today at East Mount Cemetery with Rev. Donald Dinwiddie officiating.
Born Dec. 24, 1905 in Bosque County, she was the daughter of John William Ansell and Renick Frazier Ansell. Mrs. Gaillard retired from Magnolia Petroleum Company (now Exxon Mobil Oil Company).
Survivors are a sister, Wren Ansell Giesen of San Marcos and several cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Culberson Gaillard, in 1991; two brothers, James Walter Ansell and John Frazier Ansell and a sister, Ann Adele Ansell.
Memorials may be made to Episcopal Church of Incarnation, 3966 McKinney Avenue, Dallas, TX 75204; St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Greenville or to a favorite charity.
Coker-Mathews Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mac Arthur Jernigan
Mac Arthur Jernigan, 37, of Cooper and Wolfe City, died May 18. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Ebenezer Baptist Church of Wolfe City with Rev. Dumas Campbell Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
Son of Joe and Bobbie Jernigan, he was born in Wolfe City. On April 30, 1999 he married Alice Prince in Cooper. Mr. Jernigan was a laborer.
Survivors include his wife of Cooper; his parents of Wolfe City; two daughters, Daniell Hines of Commerce and Coshley Jernigan of San Antonio; two brothers, Victor Jernigan of Wolfe City and Eddie Joe Jernigan of Oklahoma and three sisters Brigett Young Jernigan of Wolfe City, Amanda Sheppard and Benita Jernigan of Wolfe City.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents.
Pallbearers will be Stanley Murphey, Roy Gaffney, Alton Armstrong, Dewayne Brigham, Charles Armstrong, Greg Armstrong and Fred Wylie.

Hanna Lankford
WOLFE CITY " There will be a graveside service at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mt. Carmel Cemetery for Hanna Grace Lankford, premature infant. Rev. Paul Lyon will officiate.
She was born May 23, 2001 to Jacquelyn Michelle Davis and Blake Lankford.
Surviving are her parents of Wolfe City; grandparents Tim and Barbara Davis and John and Maureen Lankford, all of Wolfe City and great-grandparents Howard and Frances Davis and Myers and Eloise Vittetoe, all of Wolfe City, Bobby and Susie Dickens of Merit and Margaret and Charles Brock of Garland.
Visitation is from 9:30 a.m. until time of service at R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home.

Floyd Luttrell
GREENVILLE, S.C. " Floyd Luttrell, 89, of Greenville, S.C. died Thursday. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at The Mackey Mortuary with Dave Yearick, pastor, and Rev. Garland Babb officiating. Burial will be in Graceland East Memorial Park.
Born in Hopkins County, he was the son of Robert Thomas and Margaret Graves Luttrell. He retired from Bob Jones University and was a member of Hampton Park Baptist Church. Mr. Luttrell operated an upholstery business in Greenville, Texas in the early 1970s.
Mr. Luttrell is survived by his wife; two sons, Charles Luttrell of Greenville and Phillip Luttrell of Hawaii and nine grandchildren.
Three brothers preceded him in death.
Memorials may be made to the Bob Jones University Timothy Fund, c/o Bob Jones University, 1700 Wade Hampton Boulevard, Greenville, SC 29614.
Visitation is from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at the mortuary.
Robert McDonald
WOLFE CITY " Robert Vernon McDonald, 70, of Mansfield died Wednesday at Harris Methodist Hospital of Fort Worth. Graveside services are at 2 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
He was born Oct. 26, 1930 in Wolfe City to Eugene V. and Susie Fulenwider McDonald. Mr. McDonald served in the U.S. Navy. He was retired.
Survivors include a son, Bobby McDonald of Houston; two daughters, Renee McDonald of Houston and Sherrie McDonald of Manvel and two brothers, Roy McDonald of Arlington and Ed McDonald of Grand Prairie.
Visitation will be Saturday from 1 p.m. until time of service at R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home.

Lena Ratliff
Lena Manning Ratliff, 87, of Irving died Tuesday at Baylor Hospital of Irving. Funeral services are at 10:30 a.m. today at Prayer Valley Baptist Church on Highway 513 in the Prayer Valley Community with Ron Ratliff, Roger Ratliff and Andy Taylor officiating.
She was born Feb. 1, 1914 in Prayer Valley to William Everett Manning and Bessie Dooley Manning. She was a retired beautician and was a member of Irving Baptist Fellowship.
Surviving are her husband, R.A. Ratliff of Irving; two sons and daughters-in-law, Duane and Margaret Ratliff of North Richland Hills and Ron and Glenda Ratliff of Bedford; a brother, D.L. Manning of Commerce; three granddaughters and four great-grandsons.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Eric Manning and D.E. Manning and one sister, Era May Ratliff.
Pallbearers will be Richard Ratliff, Dell Ratliff, Paul Ratliff, Randy Manning, Rodney Manning, Charles Moore and Ray Dooley. Honorary pallbearers will be Keith Bearden and James Baker.
Memorials may be made to the Prayer Valley Cemetery Association.
Lynch Alternative Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.

Reba Skidmore
EMORY " Reba Skidmore, 83, of Emory died Thursday at Wood Memorial Nursing Home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Billy Smith officiating. Burial will be in Emory City Cemetery.
Daughter of Levi Lloyd and Edna May Davis Morrow, she was born June 13, 1917 in Rains County. She was married to Lester Lee Skidmore in Emory in November 1934. Mrs. Skidmore was a homemaker. She was a Baptist.
Mrs. Skidmore is survived by sons Charles Skidmore and Arthur Skidmore, both of Pickton; daughters Neva Hogue of Rockwall, Kay Kennedy of Garland and Phyllis Monk of Pickton; a sister, Mauritta Gray of Emory; 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be L.M. Braziel; Wayne Douglas, Tommy Gaston, Leroy Potts, Henry Doyle Potts, Lee Skidmore and David Holt. Grandsons will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Birdie Faye Stubbs
SULPHUR SPRINGS " Birdie Faye Stubbs died Wednesday night at her residence in Miller Grove of melanoma cancer. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Miller Grove United Methodist Church on FM 275 with Rev. Don Brummett officiating. Burial will be in Miller Grove Cemetery.
Born July 22, 1921 in Miller Grove, she was the daughter of Jack and Eura Pippin. She graduated from Miller Grove High School and attended East Texas State University, now Texas A&M-Commerce. She and Nolan Stubbs were married Aug. 20, 1950. She moved to Dallas and began a career with Sears, Roebuck and Co., retiring after 20 years. Mrs. Stubbs was a member of Miller Grove United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband of Miller Grove; four children, Beth Petty of Seven Points Cedar Creek Lake, Marie Popplewell of Sherman, Wayne Stubbs of Greenville and Linda Ruth Brigance of Greenville; 11 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
Two grandchildren preceded her in death.
Pallbearers will be Bart Jones, Tommy Jack Wooton, Eric Wooton, Nick Brigance, Wayne Stubs II and Duane Garrett.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at West Oaks Funeral Home.

Woodrow Williams
Woodrow Williams, 83, of Dallas died May 19 at Manor Care Nursing Center. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Pilgrim Tabernacle Church of Deliverance in Greenville with Rev. W.D. Pierce officiating. Burial will be in East Mount Cemetery.
He was born March 2, 1918 in Lone Oak to Willie and Lula Williams. Mr. Williams was a laborer.
He is survived by a brother, Willie Williams Jr. of Dallas and two sisters, Mrs. Naomi P. Williams and Mrs. Dorothy M. Isaac, both of San Francisco, Calif.
Five brothers and three sisters preceded him in death.
Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home of Greenville is in charge of arrangements.

May 24, 2001

Services planned

MacArthur Jernigan of Cooper died Friday. Services are pending with Cozine and Tarver Funeral Home.

Robert Vernon McDonald, 70, of Mansfield died Wednesday at Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth. Services are pending with R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home of Wolfe City.

Woodrow Williams of Dallas died Saturday. Services are pending with Cozine and Tarver Funeral Home.

Tommy Morris Barker, 69, of Commerce, 2 p.m. today at Pemberton Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Sonora Cemetery in Fairlie.

Jeanette Wooten Poe of Lone Oak, 10 a.m. at Peters Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in Hooker Ridge Cemetery.

Trella Martina Sandefer of Irving, 2 p.m. Friday at The Rolston Road Church of God, Irving. Burial in Sowers Cemetery in Irving. Brown's Memorial Funeral Home in charge.

Lena Ratliff
Lena Manning Ratliff, 87, of Irving died Tuesday at Baylor Hospital of Irving. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. at Prayer Valley Baptist Church on Highway 513 in the Prayer Valley Community with Ron Ratliff, Roger Ratliff and Andy Taylor officiating.
She was born Feb. 1, 1914 in Prayer Valley to William Everett Manning and Bessie Dooley Manning. She was a retired beautician and was a member of Irving Baptist Fellowship.
Surviving are her husband, R.A. Ratliff of Irving; two sons and daughters-in-law, Duane and Margaret Ratliff of North Richland Hills and Ron and Glenda Ratliff of Bedford; a brother, D.L. Manning of Commerce; three granddaughters and four great-grandsons.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Eric Manning and D.E. Manning and one sister, Era May Ratliff.
Pallbearers will be Richard Ratliff, Dell Ratliff, Paul Ratliff, Randy Manning, Charles Moore and Ray Dooley. Honorary pallbearers will be Keith Bearden and James Baker.
Memorials may be made to the Prayer Valley Cemetery Association.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Lynch Alternative Funeral Service.
 

Margaret Rhude
COMMERCE " Margaret L. Rhude, 69, of Keene died Tuesday at Town Hall Estates in Keene. A graveside service is set at 11 a.m. today at Rosemound Cemetery, Commerce with Dennis Hirning officiating.
Daughter of Albert Arnold and Minnie Eula Whittington Arnold, she was born Dec. 30, 1931 in Commerce. On July 29, 1966 she married William T. Rhude in Hugo, Okla. She was a member of Seventh Day Adventist Church in Oak Cliff.
Mrs. Rhude is survived by a daughter, Sharon Hirning of Independence, Mo.; a brother, Rex Arnold of Melbourne, Fla. and grandchildren Rachel Wood of Independence, Mo., Claudine Courtney York of Fort Worth and Louis Lee Booth of Longview.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; sisters Claudine Mildred Rhude, Katherine Milkee and Joyce Ann Arnold of Melbourne, Fla.

May 23, 2001

Services planned

MacArthur Jernigan of Cooper died Friday. Services are pending with Cozine and Tarver Funeral Home.

Woodrow Williams of Dallas died Saturday. Services are pending with Cozine and Tarver Funeral Home.

Richard Joseph (R.J.) Fuller Jr. of Ladonia, 2 p.m. today at Pleasant Grove CME in Ladonia. Burial in Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home in charge.

Andres Doria Hinojosa, 93, of Royse City, 10:30 a.m. today at Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, Rockwall. Burial in Resthaven Memorial Park in Rockwall. James Rentfrow Funeral Home in charge.

Tommy Barker
COMMERCE " Tommy Morris Barker, 69, of Commerce died Sunday. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Pemberton Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Sonora Cemetery in Fairlie.
Born Aug. 5, 1931 in Fairlie, he was the son of James Franklin and Maude Barker. He married Nelda Julian Williams on Sep. 1, 1990. Mr. Barker retired from Foremost/Schepps Dairy in Dallas with 43 years of service. He was a deacon and member of Fairlie Baptist Church, serving as treasurer and pianist.
He was a Past Master of Tannehill Masonic Lodge 52, AF&AM, member of Commerce Masonic Lodge 439 AF&AM, member of Hella Dallas Shrine Temple and Past Patron of Bluebonnet Buckner Chapter 888, O.E.S.
Surviving are his wife of Fairlie; daughter and son-in-law Sharon and John Boggs of Geneva, Switzerland; stepdaughters and sons-in-laws Janet and Barry Smith of Alabaster, Ala. and Judy and Curtis Hightower of Pottsboro; sisters Uralee Farell of Fairlie, Lucille Lloyd of Garland, Maureen Stepter of Dallas; brothers Allen Barker of Sulphur Springs, Hollis Barker of Longview, Roy Dale Barker of Fairlie; grandchildren Colin, Graham and Evan Boggs of Geneva, Switzerland; Alison, Mallory and Andrew Hightower of Pottsboro, Brandon, Devin, Michael and Laurel Smith of Alabama and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Gladys and Lilas Barker; brother Harold Barker and former wife, Patricia Rowe Barker.
Pallbearers are Bob Barker, Mike Barker, Steve Barker, Danny Farell, Jim Lloyd and John Lloyd. Honorary pallbearers are Charles Lee Farell, Billy Julian, Dicky Julian, Mike Crowell, Second McQueary, John McKibben and Weldon Wilson.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Beulah Dunn
DUNCANVILLE " Beulah V. Dunn, 90, of Duncanville died Sunday. Service will be at 11 p.m. today at First United Methodist Church of Duncanville with Dr. Clayton Oliphint and Rev. Gene Welborn officiating. Burial will be in Little Bethel Cemetery.
She was born in Greenville on Aug. 24, 1910 to James and Hattie Henderson Allen. She married Roy L. Dunn on Oct. 18, 1930. She was a long-time member of First United Methodist Church.
Dunn is survived by her two children, Bettye Dunn Boyd and Dale Dunn; four sisters, Modena Hale, Maudie Butler, Clara Lee and Willie Gresham; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her brother, one grandchild and two great-grandchildren.
Jaynes Memorial Chapel in Duncanville is in charge of arrangements.

Claudia Elmore
Claudia Elmore, 89, of Campbell died Monday morning at Sulphur Springs Nursing Home. A graveside service is set at 2 p.m. today at Shady Grove Cemetery with Rev. Joel Arnold officiating.
Daughter of J.A. Wallace and Ruth Wallace Gregston, she was born Nov. 23, 1911 in Commerce. On Nov. 25, 1929 she was married to O.M. "Toad" Elmore in Hugo, Okla. She was a homemaker and was a member of Campbell United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Elmore is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Sammy and Della Elmore of Campbell; two grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1990; a son, James Everett Elmore in 1981; a sister and two brothers.
Pallbearers will be Jimmy Gammon, Kevin Gammon, Cody Gammon, Danny Ayers, Eddie Ayers and Barry Ayers. Scott Moore will be honorary pallbearer.

Jeanette Wooten Poe
LONE OAK " Jeanette Wooten Poe of Lone Oak died Tuesday in Dallas. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Peters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Rick Blue officiating. Burial will be in Hooker Ridge Cemetery.
She was born on March 3, 1937, in Midway, Miss. to Herman and Christina Wooten.
Surviving are her husband, David Poe of Lone Oak; her mother of Gulfport, Miss.; sons David Poe Jr. of Hurst and Tommy Poe of Greenville; a daughter, Gwendolyn Poe of Hinton, W.A.; brothers, Jess Pigg of Ocean Springs, Miss., Chester Wooten of Highpoint, N.C., Billy Wooten of Greenville and Herman Wooten Jr. of Gulfport; sisters Stella Simpson of Summerfield, N.C.; Debra Wilson of North Lauderdale, Fla. and Alma Smith of Sacramento, Calif. and four grandchildren.

Trella Sandefer
IRVING " Trella Martina Sandefer of Irving died Tuesday. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at The Rolston Road Church of God with Rev. T.C. McIntyre officiating. Burial will be in Sowers Cemetery in Irving.
She was born Dec. 2, 1923 in Hunt County.
Surviving are children Ira Lee Sandefer of Sikeston, Mo., Irella Irene Savage of Irving, Tony Ray Sandefer of Malakoff and Tammie Henderson of Irving; sister Joyce Gray of Plano; a brother, Harold Smith of Eustace; nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ira E. Sandefer; two brothers and five sisters.
Brown's Memorial Funeral Home of Irving is in charge of arrangements.

Charlotte Young
FARMERSVILLE " Charlotte Elizabeth Young, 79, of Copeville died Sunday in McKinney. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. today at Hurst's Fielder-Baker Chapel, Farmersville. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Princeton.
She was born July 31, 1921 in Farmersville to Hewlett J. and Julia A. Judge Lokey. She married James Franklin Young. Mrs. Young was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church of Copeville.
Survivors include a son, Jimmy Young of Wylie; two sisters, Helen Bagby of Farmersville and Maurine Chapin of Quinlan; brothers Vernon Likey of Duncanville and Glenn Lokey of Farmersville and three grandchildren.

May 22, 2001

Services planned

MacArthur Jernigan of Cooper died Friday. Services are pending with Cozine and Tarver Funeral Home.

Woodrow Williams of Dallas died Saturday. Services are pending with Cozine and Tarver Funeral Home.

Tommy Morris Barker of the Fairlie Community died Sunday at Presbyterian Hospital of Commerce. Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Pemberton Funeral Home Chapel, Commerce. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Delores "Dollie" Burns, 67, of Greenville, 2 p.m. today at St. William's Catholic Church. Burial in I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Caddo Mills. Lynch Alternative Funeral Service is in charge.

Don Curtis, 74, of Emory, 10 a.m. today at White Oak Baptist Church in Yantis. Graveside service 2 p.m. at Laurel Oaks Cemetery, Mesquite. Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home of Emory in charge.

Beulah V. Dunn, 90, of Duncanville, 11 a.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church of Duncanville. Burial in Little Bethel Cemetery. Jaynes Memorial Chapel in Duncanville in charge.

Claudia Elmore, 89, of Cambpell, died Monday morning at Sulphur Springs Nursing Home. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Shady Grove Cemetery. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.

Elbert C. "Tom" Sawyer 80, of East Tawakoni, mass 1 p.m. today at First United Methodist Church of Quinlan. Burial in Creagleville Cemetery near Grand Saline, 3 p.m. Bartley Funeral Home of Lone Oak in charge.

John Hollis Toombs, 84, of Guthrie, Ken., 11 a.m. today at Hurst's Fielder-Baker Funeral Home Chapel, Farmersville. Burial in I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Farmersville.

Cynthia Allen
Cynthia L. Allen, 46, of Point died Saturday afternoon at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. There is a memorial service at 10 a.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Melvin Ray officiating.
Daughter of George Allen and Betty Lou Harris Allen, she was born May 5, 1955 in Dallas. On March 11, 1992 she was married to Clif Farabee. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Dallas. Mrs. Allen was co-founder of Bluebonnet Crafters, makers of stuffed animals and craft products.
She is survived by her husband of Point; her parents of Hot Springs, Ark. and two brothers, Kyle Allen of Coppell and Richard Allen of Littleton, Colo. and nieces Lakyn and Layne Allen of Coppell.
Memorials may be made to Doctors Without Borders, P.O. Box 2247, New York City, N.Y. 10116-2247.

Richard Fuller Jr.
Richard Joseph (R.J.) Fuller Jr. of Ladonia died Saturday at his home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Pleasant Grove CME in Ladonia with Rev. E. Faye Lawson officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.
Born May 13, 1923 in Ladonia, he was the son of Richard Joseph and Lillie Mae Fuller. He served in the U.S. Army. Mr. Fuller was a laborer and was a member of Pleasant Grove CME in Ladonia. He was a veteran, serving in the U.S. Army.
Surviving are his mother of Ladonia; four sons, Dwight Fuller and Gary Fuller Sr. of Fort Worth, Jeffery Spencer of Dallas and Eddie Lewis of Paris; daughters, Marva Scott, Beverly Fuller and Janice Fuller of Fort Worth and Peggy Lewis of Bonham; two brothers, Hoyt Fuller and Ralph Fuller, both of Dallas; a sister, June Mynell Washington of Sulphur Springs; 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, a brother, three sisters and one daughter.
Pallbearers will be Horace McCoy, Robert Harris, Bobby Crosby, Johnny Crosby, Charles Doyle and Wayne Scott.
Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Andres Hinojosa
CADDO MILLS " Andres Doria Hinojosa, 93, of Royse City, died Sunday at Lake Pointe Hospital in Rowlett. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Rockwall. Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Park, Rockwall.
Born in Cameron County on Feb. 20, 1908, he was the son of George Hinojosa and Deloris Doria Hinojosa. He married Isabel Rodriguez. Mr. Hinojosa was a retired farmer and he was a Catholic.
Survivors include his wife of Royse City; sons Andres Hinojosa Jr. of Uvalde and Robert Hinojosa of Royse City; daughters Deloris Najera of Royse City, Gloria Flores of Taft and Cynthia Rodriguez of Dallas; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
A sister, Anita Herandez, preceded him in death.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
There will be a rosary at 6 p.m. today at James Rentfrow Funeral Home.

Charlotte Young
FARMERSVILLE " Charlotte Elizabeth Young, 79, of Copeville died Sunday in McKinney. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Princeton.
She was born July 31, 1921 in Farmersville to Hewlett J. and Julia A. Judge Lokey. She married James Franklin Young. Mrs. Young was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church of Copeville.
Survivors include a son, Jimmy Young of Wylie; two sisters, Helen Bagby of Farmersville and Maurine Chapin of Quinlan; brothers Vernon Likey of Duncanville and Glenn Lokey of Farmersville and three grandchildren.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

May 21, 2001

Services planned

MacArthur Jernigan of Cooper died Friday. Services are pending with Cozine and Tarver Funeral Home.

Woodrow Williams of Dallas died Saturday. Services are pending with Cozine and Tarver Funeral Home.

Richard Joseph Fuller Jr. and Ladonia died Saturday. Services are pending with Tarver Funeral Home.

Tommy Morris Barker, 69, of Fairlie Community died today at Presbyterian Hospital in Commerce. Services are pending with Pemberton Funeral Home in Commerce

Grace Givens "Gran-Gran" Herrin, 88, of McKinney, died Thursday afternoon at her residence. Services are at 11 a.m. today at St. William's Catholic Church under direction of Coker-Mathews Funeral Home. Burial in Memoryland Memorial Park.

Leona W. Reed, 79, of Greenville died May 15 at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. today at Cozine and Tarver Funeral Home Chapel.

Grace Given Herrin (Gran-Gran), 88, of McKinney, died Thursday at her home. Services for the former Greenville resident will be at 11 a.m. today at St. William's Catholic Church with burial in Memoryland Memorial Park.

Dolores Burns
Dolores "Dollie" Burns, 67, of Greenville died Saturday at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at St. Williams Catholic Church with Father Diez officiating. Burial will be at I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Caddo Mills.
She was born in Celeste on May 25, 1933 to Tomas And Bonita Padille Remediz.
Burns was a manager at Sonic in Greenville and a member at St. Williams Catholic Church.
She is survived by two sons, Thomas and James Burns, both of Greenville; two daughters, Alicia McCasland of Greenville and Bonita Honson of Kaufman; three sisters, Marcelena Rodriguez of Greenville, Sue Remediz of Celeste and Mary Maldonado of Greenville; and five grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by four brothers.
Rosary will be held at 7 p.m. tonight at St. Williams Catholic Church. Lynch Alternative Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
 

Don Curtis
EMORY " Don Curtis, 74, of Emory died Saturday at his home. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at White Oak Baptist Church in Yantis with Rev. Arlis Banks and Rev. Leslie Loftin officiating. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. in Laurel Oaks Cemetery in Mesquite.
He was born in Crow on Aug. 22, 1926 to William B. Curtis and Mollie Lou Dunbar. He married Jimmie Lois Crouch on July 10, 1944 in Dallas.
Curtis was a retired cement contractor and a member of White Oak Baptist Church. He was also a member of Bruton Conner Masonic Lodge in Dallas.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, one sister and one grandchild.
He is survived by his wife; one son and daughter-in-law, Don (Buddy) and Beverly Curtis of Dallas; and three daughters and son-in-laws, Marinell and Billy Strain of Valliant, Okla, Donna and James Barnes of Longview, and Lucy and Jim Little of Hochatown, Okla; 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. tonight at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home in Emory.

Beulah Dunn
DUNCANVILLE " Beulah V. Dunn, 90, of Duncanville died Sunday. Service will be at 11 p.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church of Duncanville with Dr. Clayton Oliphint and Rev. Gene Welborn officiating. Burial will be in Little Bethel Cemetery.
She was born in Greenville on Aug. 24, 1910 to James and Hattie Henderson Allen. She married Roy L. Dunn on Oct. 18, 1930. She was a long-time member of First United Methodist Church.
Dunn is survived by her two children, Bettye Dunn Boyd and Dale Dunn; four sisters, Modena Hale, Maudie Butler, Clara Lee and Willie Gresham; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her brother, one grandchild and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Jaynes Memorial Chapel in Duncanville.

Dorothy Gildenmeister
Dorothy Gildenmeister, 85, of Greenville died Saturday at her home. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
She was born in Fremont, Ohio on August 25, 1915 to John and Fanny Hartman Tucker. She married Delbert L. Gildenmeister on July 19, 1934 in Clyde, Ohio.
Gildenmeister was a retired supervisor for GTE.
She is survived by her son, Nelson Gildenmeister of Greenville and two daughters, Nancy Bilbrey of Bellevue, Ohio and Norma Rutherford of Greenville.
Lynch Alternative Funeral Home Service is in charge of arrangements.

Elbert Sawyer
EAST TAWAKONI " Elbert C. "Tom" Sawyer, 80, of East Tawakoni died Saturday at his home after a short battle with cancer. Mass will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at First United Methodist Church of Quinlan with Rev. Larry Tinsley and Rev. Charles Cagale officiating. Burial will be at 3 p.m. in Creagleville Cemetery near Grand Saline.
He was born in Hamburg, Ark. on March 6, 1921 to Jessie and Johnnie Predue Sawyer. He married Lou Ella Hawkins on July 1, 1960 in Dallas.
Sawyer was manager of Armored Motor Service of Dallas and a member of First United Methodist Church of Quinlan.
He is survived by his wife; two daughters, Diann Markle of East Tawakoni and Linda Latimer of Lake St. Louis, Mo.; two brothers, Alvin Sawyer of Mabank and Ervin Sawyer of Red Oak; two sisters, Lee Tucker of Mabank and Irene Sawyer of Mabank; 3 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.
Visitation will be tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bartley Funeral Home in Lone Oak.

John Toombs
GUTHRIE, KY. " John Hollis Toombs, 84, of Guthrie, Ky. died Friday in Hopkinsville, Ky. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hurst's Fielder-Baker Funeral Home in Farmersville with Rev. Doyle Henderson officiating. Burial will be in I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Farmersville.
He was born in Farmersville on Feb. 23, 1917 to William and Fannie Crawley Toombs. He was married to Velma Godwin Toombs. He was Baptist
He was preceded in death by his wife.
He was survived by two daughters, Patricia Ann Goins of Bradford, Ark. and Verda A. Ponce of Lake Elsinore, Calif.; one son, John Toombs of Guthrie, Ky.; two brothers, Paul Toombs of Fresno, Calif. and William "Bill" Toombs of Oklahoma City, Okla.; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren

May 18, 2001

Services planned

Gladys Bickley, 95, of Farmersville, 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church in Farmersville. Burial in I.O.O.F. Cemetery. Visitation 6-8 p.m. today at Hurst's Fielder-Baker Funeral Home of Farmersville.

William "Bill" George, 65, of Greenville, graveside service 2 p.m. today at Wieland Cemetery. Coker-Mathews Funeral Home in charge.

J.J. McDonald, 81, of West Tawakoni, graveside service 10 a.m. today at Smyrna Cemetery. Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home in charge.

Mona E. Noland, 99, of Fort Worth, graveside service 11 a.m. today at Forest Park Cemetery, Greenville. Coker-Mathews Funeral Home in charge.

Damian Jesus Rodriquez, one month, 10 a.m. Saturday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home Chapel, McKinney. Burial in Ridgeview Memorial Park.

Grace Givens Herrin, 88, of McKinney, 11 a.m. Monday at St. Williams Catholic Church under direction of Coker-Mathews Funeral Home. Burial in Memoryland Memorial Park. Rosary will be 6 p.m. Sunday at Coker-Mathews Chapel

Josie Box
FARMERSVILLE " Josie V. Box, 96, of Farmersville died Wednesday at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Funeral services will be at Hurst's Fielder-Baker Funeral Home Chapel at 2:30 p.m. Saturday with Rev. Doyle Henderson and Rev. Miller McClure officiating. Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery.
She was born Sep. 14, 1904 in Blackland, daughter of Walter Clavin Buck and Settie Lougenia Canup Buck. She had been employed as a clerk at Dyer Drug Store. She was a member of First Methodist Church in Farmersville.
Surviving are daughter-in-law Wynona Phillips of Farmersville; a sister, Oma Buck of Farmersville; four grandchildren and two stepgrandchildren.

Nancy Bray
COMMERCE " Nancy Ann Moreland Bray, 53, died Thursday. Memorial services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church in Dallas. There will be a private burial in Rosemound Cemetery, Commerce.
Daughter of Helen Wilson Moreland and O.K. Moreland, she was born Aug. 3, 1947 in El Paso. As a member of an Air Force family, she lived many places in the U.S. and Europe. She attended primary school in London (Ruislip), England; graduated from Commerce High School in 1965 and received three degrees (bachelor, master and doctorate) from what is now Texas A&M University at Commerce. She was a member of the Alpha Delta Pi sorority.
A lifelong Presbyterian, she belonged to the Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church. As a psychologist, she spent 20 years on the faculty at the University of Texas-Dallas (Special Education Department) and UT Southwestern Health Science Center (Pediatrics Department) and finished her career in her North Dallas private practice. She was twice honored as an outstanding college professor, winning the AMOCO award. She was active in many professional organizations and in community volunteer work.
Surviving are two daughters, Laura Elizabeth Bray and Ellen Michelle Bray.
She was preceded in death by Gary Bray and her parents.
Memorials may be made in her name to Hillcrest High School College Fund, 9924 Hillcrest Road, Dallas, Tx. 75230.
Pemberton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Dub Holland
QUINLAN " Elbert E. "Dub" Holland, 77, of Terrell, died Thursday at the Veterans Hospital in Dallas. A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery with Rev. Lonnie Erwin officiating.
Born Aug. 6, 1923 in Heath, he was the son of Buck and Rose Holland. Mr. Holland served in the U.S. Army. He was a plumber. He was a Baptist and was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Surviving are his wife, Sally Holland; two sons, Kenneth Holland and Robert Holland; daughter Martha Wilson; five grandchildren and nine grandchildren.
Quinlan LyBrand Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

James Howell
CORSICANA " James "Kinnie" Howell, 94, of Corsicana died Thursday at Twilight Nursing Home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home Chapel with B.F. Risinger, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Hamilton-Beemon Cemetery.
He was born Nov. 15, 1906 in Farmersville to James Kindrick Howell Sr. and Connie Murchison Howell. He married Beatrice Ross June 25, 1927. Mr. Howell retired from Southern Pacific Railroad with 41 years of service. He was a member of the First Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife of Corsicana; sons Truman Howell of Corsicana, Raymond Howell of Waxahachie and James B. Howell of Corsicana; daughters Barbara Murphy of College Station, Betty Hicks of College Station, Mary Paul of Corsicana and Linda Wear of Lancaster; a sister, Flora Curfman of Corpus Christi; 20 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a grandson, Michael Atkeisson.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Evelyn Hutcherson
WOLFE CITY " Evelyn Josie Hutcherson, 76, of Wolfe City died Wednesday at Medical City in Dallas. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Greenville with Bishop Philip Sanders officiating. Additional family services will be held in San Diego, Calif.
She was born March 25, 1925 in Painted Post, New York to Robert Walter Smith and Mable Amanda Weaver Smith. She married George William Anderson, II in 1945 in San Diego; he preceded her in death on May 30, 1997. She then married A.J. Hutcherson Sept. 12, 1997. Mrs. Hutcherson retired as a nurse at University of California at San Diego after 32 years of service. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Greenville.
Survivors include her husband; two sons, George Anderson, III of San Diego and David Anderson of Vista, Calif.; two daughters, Marie Nieuwenhuis of Hortonville, Wisc., and Alice Hupertz of San Diego; three stepchildren, Sue Yarberry of San Diego, Donal Walker of Arlington, and Wayne Atha of Greenville; one brother, Henry Smith of Toole, Utah; four sisters, Thelma McDonald of San Diego, Alberta Frey of Shingletown, Calif., Pearl Rice of Chula Vista, Calif, and Nellie Clark of Apple Valley, Calif; 27 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation is noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Church of Latter-Day Saints in Greenville.

Erma Yonavich
FARMERSVILLE " Erma Virginia Evelene Massey Yonavich, 77, of Farmersville died Wednesday. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. today at First Baptist Church of Farmersville with Rev. Tracy Odneal officiating. Burial will be in Boerne Cemetery in Boerne at 10 a.m. Saturday.
Daughter of Marvin Franklin and Lillie Myrtle Davis Massey, she was born March 31, 1924 in Fitzhugh, Ark. On Jan. 1, 1943 she was married to William John Yonavich in San Antonio. Mrs. Yonavich was a homemaker.
Survivors include daughters Joyce Carol Tatum of Beaumont, Linda Birdsong of Greenville and Jean Coleman and Donna Pitcher of Farmersville; a son, William Clarence Yonavich of Cash; sister Lorraine Bolding of Memphis, Tenn.; two brothers, Owen Massey of San Antonio and Calvin Lee Massey of Cuero; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Hurst's Fielder-Baker Funeral Home of Farmersville is in charge of arrangements.

May 17, 2001

Services planned

Gladys Bickley, 95, of Farmersville, 2 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church in Farmersville. Burial in I.O.O.F. Cemetery. Visitation 6-8 p.m. today at Hurst's Fielder-Baker Funeral Home of Farmersville.

Roy Lee Lay, 69 of Royse City, 10 a.m. Thursday at Rentfrow Funeral Home Chapel of Caddo Mills. Burial in I.O.O.F. Cemetery.

Dianne Bennett
DALLAS " Dianne Elizabeth Bennett of Dallas died of a heart attack at her home Saturday. Services are at 3:30 p.m. today at Restland Funeral Home Wildwood Chapel.
She was born Aug. 5, 1944 in Sulphur Springs. Mrs. Bennett retired from Texas Instruments with 33 years of service.
Surviving are two daughters, Kimberly Bennett and Shannon Freeman; former husband Larry Bennett, sister Linda Betterton and four grandchildren.

Bill George
William "Bill"George, 65, of Greenville died Tuesday morning at Medical City in Dallas. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Wieland Cemetery with Rev. Jim Gatlin and Chuck Dryden officiating.
Son of Lee A. George and Bernice Suiter George, he was born Sep. 3, 1935 in Waterloo, Iowa. He married Sandra "Sandy" Smith in 1985 in Greenville. Mr. George served in the Air Force for 30 years retiring in 1982. He was a chief master sergeant in the Air Force and he also retired from Raytheon, AIS Greenville after 13 years in February 1998. He was included in E-Systems' Tribute to Excellence-Top 100 in 1994. In the Air Force he received Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with four Oak Leaf Clusters, AF Commendation Medal, AF Outstanding Unit Award with two Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Good Conduct Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, National Defense Service Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster; Korean Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal and AF Longevity Service Ribbon with six Oak Leaf Clusters.
Mr. George is survived by his wife of Greenville; father-in-law and mother-in-law L.J. and Dorothy Smith of Greenville; son and daughter-in-law Steven Lee and Shelley George of St. Louis, Mo.; stepson and wife Keith and Donna Reeves of Greenville; a stepdaughter and husband, Kim and John White of Dallas; a brother and sister-in-law, Donald and Lorraine George of Waterloo, Iowa; sister and brother-in-law, Esther and Louie Carpenter of Waterloo, Iowa; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Judy and Lynn Jay Smith of Greenville and one grandson, Travis William George and nieces and nephews.
His parents and two brothers preceded him in death.
Honorary pallbearers will be Glen Floden, Pat Bowman, Wayne McCallum, Jody Stanford, Lynn Jay Smith, Presley Sellers, Jeremy Smith and Chris Smith.
Memorials may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.

Richard Jennings
EMORY " Richard Jennings, 39, of Emory died Tuesday at Presbyterian Hospital in Greenville. There is a services at 1:30 p.m. today at Smyrna Cemetery with Dr. Paul Anderson.
Born Aug. 16, 1961 in Dallas, he was the son of Frederick and Maurice Crump Jennings. He married Angela Davis at the Emory Baptist Church on Oct. 15, 1988. He was a real estate salesman with Spencer Real Estate in Emory. Mr. Jennings was a member of Believers Baptist Church. He was president of the Regional Advisory Committee of the State Commission for the Blind.
He is survived by his wife of Emory; a son, Richard Jennings Jr. of Denton; daughter Elizabeth Jennings of Flower Mound; brothers Frederick "Rusty" Jennings of Forney, Douglas Jennings of Hutchins and Anthony "Tony" Jennings of New Mexico and one grandson, Samuel Ryan Jennings of Denton.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Patricia Ann Jennings.
Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

J.J. McDonald
EMORY " J.J. McDonald, 81, of West Tawakoni died Monday at Veterans Hospital in Dallas. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Smyrna Cemetery with Rev. Billy Smith officiating.
Born in Brownwood on April 16, 1920, he was the son of Benjamin and Edna Josephine Brazil McDonald. He married Mabel Kathleen Kirk in London, England on Aug. 28, 1946. Mr. McDonald served in the U.S. Army Airborne Division and completed 123 jumps. He was an oil field supervisor. Mr. McDonald was a Baptist. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars in West Tawakoni.
Survivors include a son, David John McDonald of East Tawakoni; a daughter, Janice Leuze of West Tawakoni; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
His wife preceded him in death on May 6, 1997.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home.

Armenda Mitchell
Armenda Mitchell, 95, of Greenville died Monday morning at Briarcliff Health Center. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Center with Rev. Larry Allgood and Rev. Jack Roberts officiating. Burial was in Memoryland Memorial Park.
Daughter of Lee Abner Buck and Candora Moore Buck, she was born Feb. 17, 1906 in Liberty Hill. On Sep. 29, 1934 she was married to George W. Mitchell in Greenville. She was a homemaker and a member of Central Assembly of God.
Mrs. Mitchell is survived by a son, George E. Mitchell of Dallas; daughters and sons-in-law Shirley and Gordon Thomas and Kay and Mickey Mixson, all of Greenville; grandchildren Rick Houston, Dennis Houston, Robin Bench, Dawn Patterson, Darla Castillo, Derame Mitchell, Devan Mitchell, Staci Wooten and Misti Orr and great-grandchildren Adam Houston, Ryan Houston, Braden Kohn, Brittany Kohn, Melissa Patterson, Jacob Patterson, Tyler Wooten, Trevor Wooten, Tristan Wooten and Amanda Bench.
She was preceded in death by her husband; a brother, James Buck and sisters Gracie Morris, Ella Moore, Marie Scott and Murel Gill.
Pallbearers will be grandsons Rick Houston, Dennis Houston, Derame Mitchell, Devan Mitchell, Tim C. Wooten and great-grandsons Adam Houston, Ryan Houston and Braden Kohn.

Mona Noland
Mona E. Noland, 99, of Fort Worth died Wednesday morning at Western Hill Nursing Home in Fort Worth. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Forest Park Cemetery with Rev. Vanessa Bostick officiating.
Daughter of Michael Ellard and Emma Bowie Ellard, she was born July 17, 1901 in Hubbard. She was married to Emery P. Noland in 1950 in San Antonio. She graduated from Greenville High School and Burleson College. Mrs. Noland was a former insurance agent with Southland Life Insurance Company. She was a former proofreader with the Greenville Banner and a manager of the Town House. She was the longest member of Central Christian Church, joining the church in 1909.
Mrs. Noland is survived by Dorothy Martin of Fort Worth, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Her husband and one brother preceded her in death.
Honorary pallbearers will be Edwin Barlow, Dr. Burgess Sealy, Al Covaleski, Dr. James Moudy, Allen Stephenson, George Runnion, Ralph Runnion, Dayton Sheridan, Paul Mason and Dr. Charles Sanders.
Visitation is from 2 to 4 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.

Damian Rodriquez
McKINNEY " Infant Damian Jesus Rodriquez, 1 month, died Tuesday at Baylor Hospital of Dallas. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Ridgeview Memorial Park.
He was born April 12, 2001 in Dallas to Jesus Rodriquez and Teresa Hernandez.
Surviving are his parents of McKinney; brothers Bryan Nicholas and Li'l Joe Acosta, both of McKinney and grandparents Steve and Marie Hernandez of McKinney and Ramon and Elva Rodriquez of Greenville.
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Billy Stinebaugh
DALLAS " Billy Jess "Choo Choo" Stinebaugh of Dallas died Saturday. Services are at 2 p.m. today at Sparkman/Hillcrest Northwest Highway Chapel with Rev. T. Michael Dugan officiating.
He was born in Greenville on Nov. 13, 1928 to Archibald and Ethel Parker Stinebaugh. Mr. Stinebaugh retired from LTV as an aerospace machinist with 35 years of service. He was a member of the Oak Cliff Gem and Mineral Society and the Knights of Columbus. He was also a member and officer of U.A.W. and the local 848. Mr. Stinebaugh coached Little League.
Survivors include his wife Alice Stinebaugh; a son, Billy Jess Stinebaugh Jr. of Lewisville; stepson Matthew Thomas Jones of Plantation, Fla.; stepdaughter Patricia Alice Garcia of Corpus Christi; brothers Johnny Stinebaugh of Edmonds, Wash. and Archie Lewis Stinebaugh of Sherman; three grandchildren Alexandria Leigh Stinebaugh, Janel Emily Jones and Matthew Thomas Jones Jr.; three stepgrandchildren, Jennifer L. of Houston, Jorge L. and Pablo J. Garcia of Puerto Rico and three stepgreat-grandchildren, Viviana, Liam and Jorge Garcia, all of Puerto Rico.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Truett Stinebaugh.

May 16, 2001

Services planned

William "Bill" George of Greenville died Tuesday morning at Medical City Hospital of Dallas. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Wieland Cemetery. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.

Charles L. Gray, 76, of Yoakum, formerly of Farmersville, memorial service 10 a.m. today at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Farmersville. Hurst's Fielder-Baker Funeral Home of Farmersville in charge.

Leo L. Hill of Greenville, graveside service 2 p.m. today at Dallas/Fort Worth National Cemetery. Peters Funeral Home in charge.

Roy Lee Lay, 69 of Royse City, 10 a.m. Thursday at Rentfrow Funeral Home Chapel of Caddo Mills. Burial in I.O.O.F. Cemetery.

Armenda Mitchell of Greenville died Monday morning at Briarcliff Health Center. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Memoryland Memorial Park.

Joyce J. Morphew, 65, of Glenwood, Ark., formerly of Campbell, graveside service 2 p.m. today at Langley Hall Cemetery. Davis-Smith Funeral Home, Inc. of Glenwood, Ark. in charge.

Emma Jewell "Nanny" Pilgrim, 83, of Greenville, 11 a.m. today at Pemberton Funeral Home Chapel, Commerce. Burial in Rosemound Cemetery.

Wilson H. Tyler, 91, of Farmersville, 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church in Farmersville. Burial in I.O.O.F. Cemetery. Hurst's Fielder-Baker Funeral Home in charge.

Gladys Bickley
FARMERSVILLE " Gladys Bickley, 95, of Farmersville died Tuesday. Funeral services will be at First Baptist Church in Farmersville at 2 p.m. Friday with Rev. Bart Barber officiating. Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery.
Daughter of Robert Lee Kimzey and Linnie George Chapman Kimzey, she was born Feb. 21, 1906 in Farmersville. She was married to John Douglas "Si" Bickley on Sep. 11, 1925 in Farmersville. Mrs. Bickley was a homemaker. She was a member of First Baptist Church of McKinney and of the DAR of McKinney.
She is survived by two daughters, Jeanette Bland of Richardson and Rita Roose of Farmersville, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Hurst's Fielder-Baker Funeral Home.

Richard Jennings
EMORY " Richard Jennings, 39, of Emory died Tuesday at Presbyterian Hospital in Greenville. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home with Dr. Paul Anderson. Burial will be in Smyrna Cemetery.
Born Aug. 16, 1961 in Dallas, he was the son of Frederick and Maurice Crump Jennings. He married Angela Davis at the Emory Baptist Church on Oct. 15, 1988. He was a real estate salesman with Spencer Real Estate in Emory. Mr. Jennings was a member of Believers Baptist Church and State Commission for the Blind.
He is survived by his wife of Emory; a son, Richard Jennings of Jr. of Denton; daughter Elizabeth Jennings of Flower Mound; brothers Frederick "Rusty" Jennings of Forney, Douglas Jennings of Hutchins and Anthony "Tony" Jennings of New Mexico and one grandson, Samuel Ryan Jennings of Denton.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Patricia Ann Jennings.
Visitation is from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Armenda Mitchell
Armenda Mitchell, 95, of Greenville died Monday morning at Briarcliff Health Center. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Center with Rev. Larry Allgood and Rev. Jack Roberts officiating. Burial is in Memoryland Memorial Park.
Daughter of Lee Abner Buck and Candora Moore Buck, she was born Feb. 17, 1906 in Liberty Hill. On Sep. 29, 1934 she was married to George W. Mitchell in Greenville. She was a homemaker and a member of Central Assembly of God.
Mrs. Mitchell is survived by a son, George E. Mitchell of Dallas; daughters and sons-in-law Shirley and Gordon Thomas and Kay and Mickey Mixson, all of Greenville; grandchildren Rick Houston, Dennis Houston, Robin Bench, Dawn Patterson, Darla Castillo, Derame Mitchell, Devan Mitchell, Staci Wooten and Misti Orr and grandchildren Adam Houston, Ryan Houston, Braden Kohn, Brittany Kohn, Melissa Patterson, Jacob Patterson, Tyler Wooten, Trevor Wooten, Tristan Wooten and Amanda Bench.
She was preceded in death by her husband; a brother, James Buck and sisters Gracie Morris, Ella Moore, Marie Scott and Murel Gill.

Tom Ticer
WOLFE CITY " Tom Ticer, 78, of Wolfe City died Monday at Sam Rayburn Memorial Veterans Center in Bonham following a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dixon Ayers and Rev. Eldon Chester officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Wolfe City.
Born July 26, 1922 in Boise, Ellis County, he was the son of Homer Gordon and Margaret Frances Merritt Ticer. He married Mary Elizabeth Darnell on Feb. 3, 1944 in Mt. Pleasant. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during World War II. Mr. Ticer was a retired plant manager for Ennis-Texas Tag in Wolfe City. He was a member of First United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife of Wolfe City; three sons, Phil Ticer, Valton Ticer and Clevis Ticer, all of Wolfe City; a daughter, Martha James of Houston; one brother, Ed Vance of Sherman; sister Billie Jo Bellaw of Athens; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren and an aunt, Opal Merritt.
He was preceded in death by two sons, Roy Ticer and Tommy Ticer and one daughter, Frances Ticer.
Pallbearers will be Butch Henderson, Bob Wooten, Leslie Perry, Roy Boggs, James Sorrow and Kenneth Causey.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
 

Frank Wertz
Francis Dominic "Frank" Wertz, 81, of Greenville died Friday morning at his residence. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. today at St. William's Catholic Church with Monsignor John V. McCallum officiating. Burial will be in East Mount Cemetery.
He was born Sep. 8, 1919 in Lawrence, Penn., son of Charles R. Wertz and Stella E. Schreiber Wertz. He was educated in Catholic schools and graduated from Altoona Catholic High. He later attended Penn State University and George Washington University, majoring in physics and electronics. Wertz served as general agent for several life companies.
He entered Naval service in September 1937. Wertz served in submarines during World War II and was a first lieutenant on Sub I-14, an aircraft-carrying submarine, with the prize crew which returned I-14 to Pearl Harbor in February 1946. In 1948 he transferred to Naval Aviation and served in VP and VS squadrons until his retirement as a commander in May 1969.
He was active in community affairs, serving as Post commander of American Legion Post 581 during the Legion National Convention in the summer of 1964. He also served as president, Dallas Council, Navy League of the United States during the National Navy League Convention in May 1964. Wertz organized and served as chairman of the first Dallas Military Ball in February 1965.
Wertz was a member of the Greenville City Council and a board member of the Texas Public Power Association. He was later appointed to board member of the Hunt County Tax Appraisal Board and the Hunt Tax Appraisal Review Board.
He was a member of St. William's Catholic Church.
Surviving are his wife Dottie Wertz; four daughters and sons-in-law, Lyn and Bob Sylvester of Panama City Beach, Fla., Elaine and Roger Beck of Houston, Claire and Dennis Thompson of Mineola and Mary and Michael King of Chesapeake, Va. and nine grandchildren, Andress Beck Pettibone and husband Stephen of New York City, N.Y., Q. Beck of New York City, N.Y., Philip Francis Beck of Houston, John Thompson of New York City, N.Y., Sarah Thompson of Mineola, Anna Thompson of Mineola, Mark Plodzik of Durham, Conn., Michelle Thomas of Cape Girardeau, Mo. and Thomas King of Chesapeake, Va.
One brother and two sisters preceded him in death.
Pallbearers will be Roger Beck, Q. Beck, Philip Beck, John Thompson, Dennis Thompson, Bob Sylvester, Julius Nussbaum, Terry Thomas and Wayne McHenry.
Coker-Mathews Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

May 15, 2001

Services planned

Frank Wertz of Greenville died Friday evening at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Services are pending with Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.

Josie Mae Hall Follis, 78, of Cumby, 10:30 a.m. today at First Baptist Church in Cumby. Burial in Cumby City Cemetery. Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home of Commerce in charge.

Armenda Mitchell of Greenville died Monday morning at Briarcliff Health Center. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Memoryland Memorial Park. Visitation is from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Daphne Butler
LEONARD " Graveside services for Daphne Butler, 38, of Houston, are at 10 a.m. today at the Leonard Cemetery with Rev. Jerry Richardson officiating. Ms. Butler died Thursday in Houston.
She was born Oct. 14, 1962 in Greenville, daughter of James Robert "Bobby" Butler and Gyneth Richardson Butler. She was a Baptist and a retail designer.
Survivors include her mother, Gyneth Jones, of Greenville; her father of Fair Oaks Ranch; a brother, Kyle Butler of Leonard; sisters Jennifer Jones of Tyler, Brooke Butler of Fair Oaks Ranch and Brittni Butler of Fair Oaks Ranch and grandparents Lonnie Butler of Trenton and Lissie Richardson of Leonard.
Taylor Funeral Home of Leonard is in charge of arrangements.

Donna Casey
SHATTUCK, Okla. " Donna Casey, 66, died Thursday at Southwest Medical Center in Oklahoma City, Okla. following a lengthy illness. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Monday at the United Methodist Church in Shattuck, Okla. with Rev. Lenn Murray officiating. Burial was in Shattuck Memorial Cemetery.
Born July 11, 1934 in Rocky Ford, Colo., she was the daughter of James and Jewel Rickman Fash. She was married to Gerald Casey in Stillwater, Okla. on July 15, 1951. They moved back to Shattuck in 1957 where they owned and operated The Garden Florist for 35 years.
Surviving are her husband, Gerald Casey; daughter Cynthia Dykes of Sulphur Springs; son Gary Casey of Oklahoma City, Okla.; three sisters, Shirley Ely of Grand Junction, Colo., Beverly Wilkerson of Tulsa, Okla. and Jimmie Jewel King of Claremore, Okla.; three brothers, Bill Fash of Atlanta, Ga., Ronnie Fash of Bellaire and Larry Fash of Piedmont, Okla. and three grandsons.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Lois Temple and a brother, Harold Fash.
Mason Funeral Home of Shattuck, Okla. is in charge of arrangements.

Charles Gray
FARMERSVILLE " Charles L. Gray, 76, of Yoakum, former longtime resident of Farmersville, died May 7. A memorial service is scheduled at 10 a.m. May 16 at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Farmersville.
Son of Harry B. and Martha Allison Gray, he was born July 12, 1924 in Farmersville. His wife was Marie Gray. He served in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force and was a lifetime member of Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was a Salvation Army volunteer. Mr. Gray was a security guard.
He is survived by a niece, Gloria Cook of Yoakum.
Hurst's Fielder-Baker Funeral Home of Farmersville is in charge of arrangements.

Leo Hill
Leo L. Hill of Greenville died Sunday at Presbyterian Hospital. There will be a graveside service at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Dallas/Fort National Cemetery.
He was born May 13, 1935 in Denison to Henry and Mildred Brour Hill. Mr. Hill served in the U.S. Navy. He worked for Lance for several years and had lived in Greenville for 30 years.
Mr. Hill is survived by sister-in-law Neva Hill of Houston, friend Richard Hills of Caddo Mills and several nieces and nephews.
Peters Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Roy Lay
CADDO MILLS " Roy Lee Lay, 69, of Royse City died Sunday in Rowlett. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Rentfrow Funeral Home Chapel-Caddo Mills with Rev. Larry Combs officiating. Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery.
Son of Clifford Charles Lay and Emma Bradley Lay, he was born Nov. 25, 1931 in Tulare, Calif. On May 19, 1953 he married Verna Hutsell in Lovington, N.M. Mr. Lay served in the U.S. Army with the rank of sergeant. He was a painting contractor and was a member of Paradise Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife of Royse City; three sons, Bob and Bill Lay of Royse City and David Lay of Caddo Mills; a daughter, Barbara Monroe of Royse City; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
A sister, Ilene Simmons, preceded him in death Sep. 26, 2000.
Pallbearers will be David A. Lay, Ronnie Monroe, Mike, Donny and Kenny Monroe and Russell Stroman.
Visitation is from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Donald Layman
QUINLAN " Donald Wilber Layman, 72, of Quinlan died Sunday in Dallas. He will be cremated and a service will be scheduled at a later date.
He was born in Mississippi to Wilber and Asby Layman. He served in the U.S. Army. Mr. Layman was employed by a dog kennel.
A niece, Brenda Layman, survives.
Quinlan LyBrand Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Joyce Morphew
GLENWOOD, Ark. " Joyce J. Morphew, 65, of Glenwood, Ark., formerly of Cambpell, died Sunday. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Langley Hall Cemetery with Rev. Travis Garner officiating.
Son of Herbert L. Morphew and Clider Pinson Morphew, he was born July 14, 1935 at Langley. Mr. Morphew served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a retired automotive mechanic and was self-employed at his shop in Campbell. After his retirement he moved back to Arkansas in 1996.
An aunt, Beckie Welch of Glenwood, survives.
Honorary pallbearers will be Sonja Fryar, Tana McCoy Good, Tenna Dugger, Tamara Baker, Sandra Haefle, Launa Morphew, Karen Barlow, Debbie Pinkerton, Ann Pate, Kathy Pinson Thompson, Paula Newsome and Brenda Wood.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Davis-Smith Funeral Home, Inc.

Emma Pilgrim
COMMERCE " Emma Jewell "Nanny" Pilgrim, 83, of Greenville died Monday. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Pemberton Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Melvin Ray officiating. Burial will be in Rosemound Cemetery.
Daughter of Radlif Hampton Anderson and Della Dora Caldwell Anderson, she was born June 19, 1917 in Normangee. She was married to Herman Lee Pilgrim in January 1939 in Cooper. Mrs. Pilgrim lived most of her life in the Horton Community. She lived in Commerce prior to moving to Greenville in 1997 to be near family. She was a homemaker and was a member of the Artis Heights Baptist Church in Greenville.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Rodney and Debbie Pilgrim of Greenville; a sister, Faye Tavalla of Austin; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband on July 13 ,1973 and five brothers.
Pallbearers will be Chris Neaville Sr., Chris Neaville Jr., A.J. Anderson, Archie Anderson, Auldie Anderson and Michael Cottrell with Bobby Stogner serving as honorary pallbearer.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Ottis Smith
Ottis B. Smith, 90, of Greenville died Monday afternoon at Greencrest Manor Nursing Home. There is a graveside service at 3:30 p.m. today at East Mount Cemetery with Rev. Robert Priest officiating.
He was born Jan. 19, 1911 in Hunt County to Ed Tapp and Alcie Miller Tapp. He married Mildred Deberry in Greenville. Mr. Smith was a custodian for Greenville Independent School District. He was a Baptist.
Surviving are special friend Wanda Whittington of Greenville and brothers Raymond Tapp of Greenville, Wayland Tapp of Terrell, Olan Tapp of Fort Worth and L.T. Tapp of Arkansas.
His wife and one brother preceded him in death.
Coker-Mathews Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Wilson Tyler
FARMERSVILLE " Wilson H. Tyler, 91, of Farmersville died Sunday at Kindred Hospital in Dallas. Funeral services will be at First Baptist Church in Farmersville at 2 p.m. Wednesday with Rev. Bart Barber officiating. Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery.
Son of Dave Reynold Tyler and Blanche Nowlin Tyler, he was born Sep. 30, 1909 in Farmersville. He married Juanita Lucretia "Bill" Evans on Nov. 15, 1931 in Farmersville. He served in the U.S. Air Force. Mr. Tyler was a member and deacon of First Baptist Church and was a member of the Men's Bible class.
His wife of Farmersville survives.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church in Farmersville.
Hurst's Fielder-Baker Funeral Home of Farmersville is in charge of arrangements.


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