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September 24, 2001

Services planned

James H. Moon died Saturday. Services are pending with Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.

Derrick M. Williams, 32, of Greenville, died Thursday in California. Services are pending with Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home. 000000">

CLARKSVILLE - Sam H. Gist, 67, of Clarksville, 2:30 p.m. today at New Shamrock Presbyterian Church with burial is at New Shamrock cemetery.

LEONARD - Robert T. Schaudt, 66, of Leonard, 2 p.m. Tuesday at Taylor Funeral Home Chapel in Leonard.

Albert Isham
Albert Dee Isham, 74, of Campbell, died Saturday at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Chapel with Rev. Robert Baldridge officiating. Burial will be in Memoryland Memorial Park. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Born October 21, 1926 in Hunt County, he was the son of Samuel Roy Isham and Nannie Amanda Ussery. He married Mary Frances Bryant in the Tidwell Community on March 18, 1950.
Mr. Isham was veteran who served in the U.S. Navy, and was an auto mechanic by trade. He was a Baptist.
He is survived by one daughter, Mary Elaine Evans of Sulphur Springs; six sons, Michael Wayne Isham, Eddy Merle Isham and Larry Jim Isham, all of Campbell, Albert David Isham of Greenville, Kenneth Mark Isham of Point, and Bryan Keith Isham of Lone Oak; three sisters, Louise Baker of Floyd, Ellen Deaton of West Texas, and Pearl Lessa of Daly City, Calif.; one brother, Jessie Isham of Floyd, 16 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Isham was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.
Visitation is 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
 

Kennard Ray Duren
Kennard Ray "Ken" Duren, 70, of Greenville, died Saturday in a Dallas hospital. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Ridgecrest Baptist Church with Rev. Eddie Smith officiating. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Resthaven Memory Gardens.
He was born in Gracemont, Okla., on Sept. 24, 1930, to Claude and Ellen Akin Duren. He married Eloise Ann McCarty on Nov. 6, 1950, in Oklahoma City. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving with the Airborne Rangers and was retired Deputy Commander of the Defense Contract Administration office at E-Systems. He was a Mason, a long-time member of the Webb Hill Country Club where he was club chamption in 1975, 1977 and 1982. He was a member of Capitol Hill Baptist Church of Oklahoma City.
Surviving are his wife; a son, James Arnold Duren of Rowlett; daughters Janet Rae Minas of Boerne and Jean Ann Grant of Houston; brothers Donald Duren of Oklahoma City, Johnny Duren of California and Quenton Duren of Oklahoma City; sisters Dean Freie of Edmond, Okla., Pat Fredrick of Midwest City, Okla., Modene Fitzpatrick of Del City, Okla. and Donna Frymire of Midwest City, Okla.; and grandchildren, Aaron Minas, Erica Ann Minas, Dillon Ray Duren, Benjamin Grant and Brooke Nicole Duren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Bobby Duren.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home which is in charge of arrangements.
 

Cecilia Lee
Cecilia Lee, 62, of Greenville died Fridcay at Presbyterian Hospital. Private memorial services will be held at a later time.
She was born on April 2, 1938, in Waco to Reubin E. and Lilly Hagins, Lee. She was a Methodist.
Surviving are a son,Marty Burks II of fort worth; two sisters, Mackie Shippy ofCash and Sharlan Pruitt of Grandview. She was preceded in death by two sisters and two brothers, Dell Lee and Judy Ray, Sonny and Buck Lee.
Lynch Alternative Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

September 23, 2001

Services planned

Cecilia M. Lee, 64, died Friday at Greenville Presbyterian Hospital. Services are pending with Lynch Alternative Funeral Services.

James H. Moon died Saturday. Services are pending with Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.
 

Derrick M. Williams, 32, of Greenville, died Thursday in California. Services are pending with Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home.
 

Joseph Ashley
Joseph Edward Ashley, 86, of Greenville died Friday morning at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. There will be a memorial service at 6 p.m. today at Kingdom Hall Jehovah's Witnesses with Dale Donaldson officiating.
He was born April 23, 1915, in Greenville, son of Ed Ashley and Audrey Bowers Ashley. On Oct. 2, 1938, he married Lillie Pearl Cummings in Greenville. Mr. Ashley was owner of a janitorial and floor care service. He was a member of Kingdom Hall Jehovah's Witnesses and served as an elder.
Mr. Ashley is survived by son and daughter-in-law Max Ladon and Debbie Ashley of Greenville; a son-in-law, Larry Dever of Campbell; a brother, Tommy Ashley of Denison; grandchildren Misty Ashley, Lisa Pickerill and Jason Dever and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife on Aug. 2, 1980; a daughter, Linda Jean Dever on Oct. 11, 2000; three brothers and one sister.
Pallbearers will be Ronnie Tapley, Marcus Compton, Jim Hamm, Paul Shimanek, Danny Hollis and David Dressell.
 

Sam Gist
CLARKSVILLE - Sam H. Gist, 67, of Clarksville died Saturday at Christus St. Joseph North. Funeral services are at 2:30 p.m. Monday at New Shamrock Presbyterian Church with Rev. Sam Rice and Rev. Tim Harper officiating. Burial is at New Shamrock cemetery.
Born Nov. 17, 1933 in the Lanes Chapel Community, Red River county, he was the son of James Horace and Ethyl Boyd Diffie Gist.
Mr. Gist was a highway contractor who worked on projects in the Greenville area.
He is survived by Joy Alsup Gist; two sons, Sammy H. Gist of Clarksville, and Stacy C. Gist of Lexington; and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation is 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Clarksville Funeral Home.

Albert Isham
Albert Dee Isham, 74, of Campbell, died Saturday at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Monday at Coker-Mathews Chapel with Rev. Robert Baldridge officiating. Burial will be in Memoryland Memorial Park. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Born October 21, 1926 in Hunt County, he was the son of Samuel Roy Isham and Nannie Amanda Ussery. He married Mary Frances Bryant in the Tidwell Community on March 18, 1950.
Mr. Isham was veteran who served in the U.S. Navy, and was an auto mechanic by trade. He was a Baptist.
He is survived by one daughter, Mary Elaine Isham of Campbell; six sons, Michael Wayne Isham, Eddy Merle Isham and Larry Jim Isham, all of Campbell, Albert David Isham of Greenville, Kenneth Mark Isham of Point, and Bryan Keith Isham of Lone Oak; three sisters, Louise Baker of Floyd, Ellen Deaton of West Texas, and Pearl Lessa of Daly City, Calif.; one brother, Jessie Isham of Floyd, 16 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Isham was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.
Visitation is 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Robert Schaudt
LEONARD - Robert T. Schaudt, Sr., 66, of Leonard died Saturday at the Leonard Nursing Home. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Taylor Funeral Home Chapel in Leonard with Charles Wrenn officiating. Cremation will follow the service.
Born May 22, 1935 in Des Moines, Iowa, he was the son of Theodore Roosevelt Schaudt and Elizabeth Anderson Schaudt.
Mr. Schaudt was a retired police officer.
He is survived by five daughters, Bobbie Schaudt of Florida, Kelly Adam of Plano, Terri Farris of Idaho Spring, Colo., Donna Lang of Leonard and Heidi Lang of Idaho Spring, Colo.; and one son, Ted Schaudt of Idaho Spring, Colo.
No visitation is planned. Taylor Funeral home is in charge of arrangements.
 

Dave Shields
EARLY-Dave Shields, 56, of Brownswood died Friday at his residence. Funeral services are at 3 p.m. today at the Early First United Methodist Church with Rev. John Beckling and Rev. Benny Allcorn officiating. Burial will be at Greenleaf Cemetery.
Born February 22, 1945 in Lubbock, he owned and operated Shields Plumbing. He married Barbara 'Babs' Brown in South Carolina on February 22, 1981.
Mr. Shields served in the United States Air Force. He was a member of Early First United Methodist Church where he was active in local Missions work. He was also active in the Emmaus Community and assisted with youth projects.
He is survived by his wife, of Brownwood; four sons, David Lee Shields of Brownwood, Michael A. Sheilds of Goldwaite; David Wooten of Brownwood and Ted Wooten also of Brownwood; one daughter, Karen Montgomery of Austin; mother Ila Ruth Shields of Greenville; one brother, Steve Shields of Floyd; one sister Denise Cox of Greenville; 13 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

September 22, 2001

Services planned

Derrick M. Williams, 32, of Greenville, died Thursday in California. Services are pending with Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home. 000000">

Henry J. Ellis, Sr. of Greenville died Thursday. Services are 10 a.m. today at Peters Funeral Home Chapel with burial at Memoryland Memorial Park.

John Michael Fulton, graveside service 2 p.m. Sunday at Memoryland Memorial Park, Greenville. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. today at Family Funeral Care, 2828 North Galloway Avenue, Mesquite. 000000">

Dalford O. McFadden, 80, of Commerce, 2 p.m. today at Pemberton Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in Emblem Cemetery in Emblem. 000000">

Joseph Ashley
Joseph Edward Ashley, 86, of Greenville died Friday morning at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. There will be a memorial service at 6 p.m. Sunday at Kingdom Hall Jehovah's Witnesses with Dale Donaldson officiating.
He was born April 23, 1915, in Greenville, son of Ed Ashley and Audrey Bowers Ashley. On Oct. 2, 1938, he married Lillie Pearl in Greenville. Mr. Ashley was owner of a janitorial and floor care service. He was a member of Kingdom Hall Jehovah's Witnesses and served as an elder.
Mr. Ashley is survived by son and daughter-in-law Max Ladon and Debbie Ashley of Greenville; a son-in-law, Larry Dever of Campbell; a brother, Tommy Ashley of Denison; grandchildren Misty Ashley, Lisa Pickerill and Jason Dever and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death on Aug. 2, 1980; a daughter, Linda Jean Dever on Oct. 11, 2000; three brothers and one sister.
Pallbearers will be Ronnie Tapley, Marcus Compton, Jim Hamm, Paul Shimanek, Danny Hollis and David Dressell.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.
 

Dorothy Cameron
COMMERCE - Dorothy Patricia Cameron, 65, of Commerce, died Friday at her residence. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Randall Bost officiating. Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery at Caddo Mills at 3:30 p.m.
Daughter of Henry Clay and Ella Mae Hough Clay, she was born Nov. 9, 1935, in Minden, La. On July 3, 1975, she was married to Jimmy Cameron in Commerce. She had worked as an operator for Southwestern Bell, was owner of Dorothy's Fashions in Commerce and worked for John Clark at Jim Clark Clothing Store in Commerce.
Surviving are daughter and son-in-law Sandy and Troy Bethea of Caddo Mills; a daughter, Penny Dooley of Lone Oak; a brother, Johnny Hough of Minden, La.; sister and brother-in-law Jeannie and LeeRoy Taylor of Minden, La.; her mother of Minden, La.; stepson and wife Albert and Rosemarie Cameron of Ennis; grandchildren Kristina and Dewayne Barnes of Caddo Mills and Heath and Alisha McGee of Caddo Mills and three great-grandchildren.
Her father preceded her in death.
Pallbearers will be John Clark, David Huffman, Heath McGee, Dewayne Barnes, Jamie Bethea and Todd Bethea.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today.
 

Henry Ellis Sr.
Henry Ellis Sr., 93, of Greenville died Thursday at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. today at Peters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Marvin J. Mosley officiating. Burial will be in Memoryland Memorial Park.
Born in Houston County on Dec. 21, 1907, he was the son of Wirt Edward and Lula Freeman Ellis. He married Ruth Warner on July 29, 1926, in Rains County; she preceded him in death on June 19, 1990. He and Ella Mae Lacy were married Dec. 29, 1991, in Greenville. Mr. Ellis worked for International Milling Co. for 27 years and for Howard's Discount for 16 years. He was a member of Park Street Baptist Church where he served as a deacon for more than 40 years.
Survivors include his wife of Greenville; two sons, Elmer Ellis and Henry Ellis Jr., both of Greenville; stepsons Tommy Lacy of Rowlett and Charles Lacy of Franklin, Tenn.; daughters Annie Marie Evans of Greenville, Jo Ann Graves of Garland and Lula Bell Nichols of Josephine; stepdaughters Betty Bost of Greenville and Bobbie Kirkwood of Rowlett and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, James Ellis, in 1999; a sister, Annie Nalls and his first wife.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
 

Gregorio Ramirez
WOLFE CITY - Gregorio Ramirez died Tuesday at Silverleaf Nursing Home in Garland. A memorial service is scheduled at 10 a.m. today at St. William's Catholic Church with Rev. Oscar Diaz officiating. Burial will be in De los Remedios Cemetery in Comonfort, Guanajuanto, Mexico.
Born March 12, 1963, in Comonfort, Guanajuanto, Mexico, he was the son of Lorenzo Ramirez Torres and Maria Mendoza. He married Eulalia Olivares. Mr. Ramirez worked at Webb Hill Country Club.
Surviving are his wife, daughters Nancy Ramirez Lopez and Luzmaria Ramirez Lopez, sons Carlos Alberto Ramirez Lopez and Francisco Nicolas Ramirez Lopez, all of Comonfort, Guanajuanto, Mexico.
R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home of Wolfe City is in charge of arrangements.

September 18, 2001

Services planned

Laura Clark, longtime resident of Fairlie, died Monday at Oak Manor Nursing Home in Commerce. Services are pending with Pemberton Funeral Home of Commerce.

Vennie Bell Alford, 93, of Garland, 11 a.m. today at Lakewood Baptist Church with graveside services at 3 p.m. in Winterfield Cemetery in Pickton.

Thelma Brown Cook, 97, of Graham, formerly of Greenville, 11 a.m. today at Morrison Funeral Home Chapel in Graham. Burial in Oak Grove Cemetery.

Irene Defer, 82, of Caddo Mills, graveside service 11 a.m. today at Colbert Cemetery. Rentfrow Funeral Home of Caddo Mills in charge.

Bobby Baise
Bobby Ray Baise, 61, of Quinlan died Sunday at Baylor Hospital in Dallas. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. James Wilson officiating. Burial will be in Shady Grove Cemetery in Campbell.
Born Jan. 13, 1940, in Dallas, he was the son of Merle Carson Baise and Ruby Jewell Tawater Baise. He married Dolores Jean Vaughan on Jan. 15, 1960, in Rockwall. Mr. Baise was a truck driver. He was a Baptist.
Mr. Baise is survived by his wife of Quinlan; his mother of Greenville; two sons, Danny Ray Baise and David Wayne Baise, both of Cash; daughters Darla Jean Tucker of White Rock and Donna Lynn Thomas of Cash; a brother, Billy Merle Baise of Merit and 11 grandchildren.
His father preceded him in death in 1979.
Pallbearers will be Bud Loftin, Jerry Little, Tom Allen, Robert Montgomery, Jimmy Stewart and Scottie Stewart.
Visitation is 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
 

Peggy Crawford
ROYSE CITY - Peggy Crawford, 71, of Dallas died Saturday. Graveside services were Monday in the Royse City Cemetery with Eddie Couch officiating.
She was born Oct. 3, 1929, in Royse City to Raymond and Mildred Hayles Tuttle. She was a homemaker and lived in Royse City until the early 1960s. Mrs. Crawford worked for VARO in Garland for 10 years.
Surviving are daughter Shelly Crawford of Garland; a sister, Emily Ouren of Dallas; two grandchildren; a niece and a nephew.
Her husband, James Crawford, preceded her in death in 1984.
 

Gerald Jackson
QUINLAN - Gerald Joseph Jackson of Quinlan died Saturday in Tyler. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Quinlan Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. James Raley officiating. Burial will be in Lakeside Memorial Park.
Son of Gene and Grace Thornton Jackson, he was born July 9, 1953, in Fond du Lac, Wis. Mr. Jackson served in the U.S. Army. He supervised plastic manufacturing.
Survivors include his father of Arkansas; his mother of Quinlan; a son, Jeffery Jackson of Quinlan; daughter Anna Jackson of Quinlan; two brothers, Michael Jackson of Norwalk, Ohio, and Louis Jackson of Huntsville; sisters Barbara Burnett of Mesquite and Jacqueline Jackson of Quinlan; and two grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Joe Molock, Coy Smith, Phil Walker, Wesley Smith and Gary Sanders.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
 

Rev. V.L. Maxwell
DALLAS - Rev. V.L. Maxwell, 78, of Dallas died Friday. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church , 3611 Latimer, Dallas. Burial will be in Laureland Cemetery.
He was born in Highbanks on Dec. 16, 1922. Mr. Maxwell was a minister and was pastor at True Vine Baptist Church in Greenville for 40 years. He was also a teacher in the Dallas Independent School District for 22 years. He was a member of True Vine Baptist Church.
He is survived by one son, two daughters and 10 grandchildren.
His wife, parents and three brothers preceded him in death.
A wake is scheduled from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Singing Hills Funeral Home of Dallas.
 

Willie Morris
Willie L. (Fannin) Morris of Greenville died Saturday at Lake Point Hospital. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Monday at Highland Terrace Baptist Church with Rev. Robert Baldridge and Rev. Riley Hamilton officiating. Burial was in Prairie Valley Cemetery.
Born in Lone Oak, she was the daughter of Will H. and Clara Belzner Fannin and lived in the Greenville area for 89 years. She married Dale J. Morris in Campbell on Nov. 17, 1928.
She is survived by a son, Harvey Morris and his wife, Mary of Greenville; daughters Mary N. Money and her husband James of Mesquite, Reba N. Dooley and her husband E. J.. of San Antonio and Lu Ann Pendleton and her husband Ward of Olney; 13 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, one son, four brothers and three sisters.
Grandsons served as pallbearers.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer Association.
Peters Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
 

Mary Routledge
FORT SMITH, Ark. - Mary Marie Routledge, 42, of Commerce died Friday at her residence. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Lewis Funeral Home Chapel in Fort Smith, Ark., with burial in Forest Park Cemetery, also in Fort Smith.
Mrs. Routledge was a dog groomer and was of the Baptist faith.
Surviving are her father, Leon Moore of Greenville; her mother, JoAnn Farrell of Lakewood, Calif.; two daughters, Sara Routledge of Rowlett and JoAnna Routledge of Commerce; paternal grandmother Grace Moore of Van Buren, Ark.; and four brothers, Richard Moore of Sulphur Springs, Barry Don Moore of Greenville, Harley Sorrel of VanBuren, Ark., and Hubert Bell of Lakewood, Calif.
Pallbearers will be Richard Moore, Barry Don Moore, Harley Sorrell, Gary Baldwin, Steven Gilbreath and Billy Moore.
 

Juanita Williams
CAMPBELL - Juanita Williams of Campbell died Sunday in a Dallas hospital. Services are at 2 p.m. today at Peters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Timothy Greenawalt officiating. Burial will be in Brigham Cemetery.
She was born in Meridian, Miss., on June 5, 1911, to Hanon and Lillie Pearl Stevens. She married Albert Lee Williams on Aug. 21, 1926, She worked with her husband on the train.
Surviving are three daughters, Jessie Lee Flowers of Duncanville, Tootsy Inez Lovelace of Mesquite and Barbara Jean Tippit of Greenville and grandchildren Harvey Babb, Karla Burke, Vick Flowers, Talena Greenawalt, Rick Flowers, Tim Lovelace, Kathy Lovelace, Glenn Lovelace, Larry Tippit, Diana Gifford and Steve Tippit.
She was preceded in death by her husband on March 1, 1985; a daughter, Dorothy Pearl Babb; two brothers and four sisters.
Pallbearers will be grandsons Harvey Babb, Vick Flowers, Tim Lovelace, Larry Tippit, Steve Tippit, Glenn Lovelace and Rick Flowers.

September 17, 2001

Services planned

GARLAND - Vennie Bell Alford, 93, of Garland, 11 a.m. Tuesday at Lakewood Baptist Church with graveside services at 3 p.m. in Winterfield Cemetery in Pickton.

Jewel Cook of Greenville, 11 a.m. today at New Solomon Missionary Baptist Church of Jesus Christ, 1734 South Ewing in Dallas with burial in Grundy Memorial Cemetery in Greenville.

Billy Ray Hardmon, 47, 1 p.m. today at Thrash Funeral Chapel in Dallas. Burial will be at Lincoln Cemetery.

LONGVIEW - Ruby M. Maple, 89, of Greenville, 4 p.m. today in the chapel of Lakeview Funeral Home with burial in Lakeview Memorial Gardens.

Willie Morris
Willie L. (Fannin) Morris of Greenville died Saturday at Lake Point Hospital. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Highland Terrace Baptist Church with Rev. Robert Baldridge and Rev. Riley Hamilton officiating. Burial will be in Prairie Valley Cemetery.
Born in Lone Oak, she was the daughter of Will H. and Clara Belzner Fannin and lived in the Greenville area for 89 years. She married Dale J. Morris in Campbell on Nov. 17, 1928.
She is survived by a son, Harvey Morris and his wife, Mary of Greenville; daughters Mary N. Money and her husband James of Mesquite, Reba N. Dooley and her husband E. J.. of San Antonio and Lu Ann Pemberton and her husband Ward of Olney; 13 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, one son, four brothers and three sisters.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer Association.
Peters Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Grandsons will be pallbearers.
 

Thelma Brown Cook
GRAHAM - Thelma Brown Cook, 97, died Saturday in Graham. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Morrison Funeral Home Chapel in Graham with Rev. Dale Brooks officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Mrs. Cook was born Feb. 23, 1904, in Cooke County to James F. and Annalaska Campbell Brown. She married Frank M. Cook on Nov. 21, 1920, in Newcastle. He preceded her in death on July 22, 1978. Mrs. Cook moved to Greenville in 1995 and lived here before returning to Graham this year. She was a member of the Bethel Baptist church.
,Survivors are three daughters, Doris Holder of Greenville, Shirley Ann Hawkins of Graham and Valera Langford of Fort Belknap; two sons, Jack A. Cook of Graham and Gerald B. Cook of Throckmorton; daugther-in-law, Doris Jean Cook of Graham; 15 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Cook was also preceded in death by a daughter, Thelera Anna Cook and a son, Harrell F. Cook.
 

Irene Defer
CADDO MILLS - Irene Defer, 82, of Caddo Mills, died Sunday in Greenville. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in colbert Cemetgery.
She was born in Hendrix, Okla., to Newt Charles and Ora Mae Curlee Seal. She married Estes Defer in Van Alstyne in 1937.
Surviving are sons Richard Defer and Robert Defer of California; daughter Dorothy Fredrickson of Oregon; sister Dovie Tyler of Mesquite, eight grandchildren and several greatgrandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, an infant son and 11 brothers and sisters.
 

Juanita Williams
CAMPBELL - Juanita Williams of Campbell died Sunday in a Dallas hospital. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Peters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Timothy Greenawalt officiating. Burial will be in Brigham Cemetery.
She was born in Meridian, Miss., on June 5, 1911, to Hanon and Lillie Pearl Stevens. She married Albert Lee Williams on Aug. 21, 1926, She worked with her husband on the train.
Surviving are three daughters, Jessie Lee Flowers of Duncanville, tootsy Inez Lovelace of Mesquite and Barbara Jean Tippit of Greenville and grandchildren Harvey Babb, Karla Burke, Vick Flowers, Talena Greenawalt, Rick Flowers, Tim Lovelace, Kathy Lovelace, Glenn Lovelace, Larry Tippit, Diana Gifford and Steve Tippit. She was preceded in death by her husband on March 1, 1985; a daughter, Dorothy Pearl Babb, two brothers and four sisters. Visitation will be today from 7-9 p.m.

September 14, 2001

Services planned

Billy Ray Hardmon, 47, of Dallas, formerly of Greenville, died Saturday at Parkland Hospital in Dallas. Services are pending with Thrash Funeral Home in Dallas.

Carla Hale Stokes, 34, of Greenville died in an auto accident in Dallas Tuesday. Services are pending with Grundy Funeral Home.

Elna Wachtendorf Crowell, 83, of Port Neches, longtime Wolfe City resident, memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday at Mt. Carmel Cemetery Chapel with burial in Mt. Carmel Cemetery. R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home in charge.
Helen Johnston, 93, of Emory, graveside service 3 p.m Saturday at Emory City Cemetery. Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home in charge. 000000">

Brooke Delahunt
Brooke Michele Delahunt, 29, Monday afternoon in Ennis. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. William's Catholic Church with Lee Davis and Rev. Dennis P. Rogers Jr. Burial will be in Memoryland Memorial Park.
Born in Little Rock, Ark., on June 14, 1972, she was the daughter of Michael Kordsmeier and Karen Rogers Kordsmeier. She worked as a clerk.
Surviving are her mother and stepfather Karen and Robert M. Johnson of Plano; father and stepmother Michael and Carolyn Kordsmeier of Hollywood, Fla.; grandparents Dennis P. Rogers Sr. of Danville, Ill., Mary Theresa Kordsmeier of Little Rock, Ark. and Col. Paul P. and Lisa Taylor of Chandler, Ariz.; uncles Rev. Dennis P. and Sharon Rogers Jr. of Danville, Ill., John Patrick Kordsmeier of Little Rock, Ark. and Frank J. Kordsmeier; aunts DeeDee and Roy Rich of Albuquerque, N.M., Jane and Robert Dudley of Arkansas and Barbara and David Oberste of Little Rock, Ark.; special friends, Ronnie and Cheryl Stailey of Quinlan and cousins.
,Pallbearers will be Jaysen Torres, Jim Miller, Frank Turner, Rick Stuck, David Oberste and Pat Kordsmeier.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.
 

Dillon Delahunt
Dillon Louis Delahunt, 3, of Quinlan died Tuesday afternoon in Dallas. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. William's Church with Lee Davis and Rev. Dennis P. Rogers Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Memoryland Memorial Park.
Son of William Louis " Bill" Delahunt and Brooke Michele Johnson Delahunt, he was born Feb. 22, 1998, in Dallas.
Survivors include his father of Quinlan; grandparents Ronnie and Cheryl Stailey of Quinlan, Karen and Bob Johnson of Plano, Michael and Carolyn Kordsmeier of Hollywood, Fla. and Jake Delahunt of Mesquite; great-grandparents Eldon and Grace Hinkle of Katy, Theresa Kordsmeier of Little Rock, Ark., Dennis P. Rogers Sr. of Danville, Ill. and Col. Paul P. and Lisa Taylor of Chandler, Ariz. and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
His mother preceded him in death on Sept. 10, 2001.
Pallbearers will be Johnny Estes, Rickey Dusterburg, Butch Turner and Toby Arnold.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.
 

Lois Mitchell
Lois K. Mitchell, 92, of Bristow, Okla., died Wednesday evening at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. There will be a memorial service at a later date in Springdale, Penn.
She was born in Tarentum, Penn., on Jan. 8, 1909, daughter of William Keller and Mae Monnier Keller. Mrs. Mitchell was a retired executive secretary with Lockheed-Martin. She was a member of Springdale United Methodist Church in Springdale, Penn.
She is survived by a son, Dana E. Mitchell III, of Bristow, Okla.; three daughters, Shirley Weigand and Carol Speer of Greenville and Mary Lois Hall of Cheswick, Penn.; brother William A. Keller of Tarentum, Penn.; several grandchildren, including Elizabeth Speer Wood of Greenville and Lisa Capps of Dallas; several great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Five daughters preceded him in death.
 

Carla Hall-Stokes
Carla Denise Hall-Stokes, 34, of Greenville died Tuesday. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Clark Street Christian Church with Rev. W.D. Hines officiating. Burial will be in Grundy Memorial Cemetery.
She was the daughter of Guy and Dorothy Hale. She was a member of Clark Street Christian Church.
Surviving are a son, Dorian Stokes; daughter Danielle Stokes; brothers Oliver "PeWee" Hale of Grand Rapids, Mich., Vincent Hale of Greenville, Tommy Hale of Greenville and Daron Hale of Garland and a sister, Marilyn Hale of Greenville.
Pallbearers will be Brian Anderson, Travis Martin, Billy Jackson, Rhoman Crockett, Mike Nelson and Richard Jackson.
Grundy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

September 13, 2001

Services planned

Brooke Michele Delahunt, 29, of Greenville has died. Services are pending with Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.

Dillon Louis Delahunt, 3, of Quinlan has died. Services are pending with Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.

Billy Ray Hardmon, 47, of Dallas, formerly of Greenville, died Saturday at Parkland Hospital in Dallas. Services are pending with Thrash Funeral Home in Dallas.

Carla Hale Stokes, 34, of Greenville died in an auto accident in Dallas Tuesday. Services are pending with Grundy Funeral Home.

Elna Crowell
WOLFE CITY - Elna Wachtendorf Crowell, 83, of Port Neches, longtime resident of Wolfe City, died Monday at Gulf Health Care Center in Port Arthur following a lengthy illness. There will be a memorial service at Mt. Carmel Cemetery Chapel at 11 a.m. Saturday with Dr. John Grisby officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
She was born Feb. 6, 1918, in Wolfe City, daughter of Hubert and Willie Moore Henslee. She was married to Emil Wachtendorf in 1943; he preceded her in death in 1973. Later she married George Crowell who died in 1990. She was a retired hairdresser. Mrs. Crowell was a member of First United Methodist Church of Wolfe City.
Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Freddy and Brenda Wachtendorf of Port Neches; a granddaughter, Brandy Wachtendorf of Port Neches; a grandson, Troy Jordan of Dallas and two sisters, Wildene Rowland of Richardson and Sue Brooks of Monroe, La.
R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 

Helen Johnston
EMORY - Helen Johnston, 93, of Emory died Tuesday at Hopkins County Memorial Hospital . There will be a graveside service at 3 p.m. Saturday at Emory City Cemetery with Rev. David Dillar officiating.
Daughter of W.W. and Lillian Berzett, she was born June 10, 1908, in Emory. Mrs. Johnston worked as a secretary for the government for many years. She was a Methodist. Mrs. Johnston was a member of the Emory Volunteer Fire Department, a Texas Life Member of the PTA, Senior Citizens and Pre School.
She is survived by two nephews, Bob Crouch of Houston and James Crouch of Orlando, Fla. and a stepdaughter, Jo Ann Musso of Dallas.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Johnston, in 1978; two sisters and a brother.
Pallbearers will be Fred Hunter, David Traylor, Jim Felton, Ed Emig, Paul McMerrill and Randy Traylor.
Memorials may be made to the Emory Volunteer Fire Department.
Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home of Emory is in charge of arrangements.

September 12, 2001

Services planned

Billy Ray Hardmon, 47, of Dallas, formerly of Greenville, died Saturday at Parkland Hospital in Dallas. Services are pending with Thrash Funeral Home in Dallas.

Carla Hale Stokes, 34, of Greenville died in an auto accident in Dallas Tuesday. Services are pending with Grundy Funeral Home.

James "Maurice" Evans, 91, of Pecan Gap, graveside service 2 p.m. today at D-FW National Cemetery. Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home in charge.

Hubert McKinney
Hubert L. McKinney, 84, of Greenville died Monday morning at his residence. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. today at Memoryland Memorial Park followed by a memorial service at Park Street Baptist Church at 2 p.m. Dr. Marvin Mosley will officiate.
Born in Como on June 29, 1917, he was the son of Walter Ross McKinney and Lucia Cowser McKinney. He married Mlldred Harvey on Dec. 26, 1942, in Greenville. He was a painter and retired from E-Systems. Mr. McKinney was a member of Park Street Baptist Church and the UAW.
Surviving are his wife of Greenville; a daughter, Marsha McKinney of Arlington and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by brothers Tom McKinney and Raymond McKinney; a sister, Lucille McKinney Charles and infant sister Inez McKinney.
Coker-Mathews Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 

Mable Smith
ARDMORE, Okla. - Services for former Ardmore, Okla. resident Mable Joy Smith were at 2 p.m. Saturday at Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home. Mrs. Smith died Sept. 1 at Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth.
Daughter of Thomas Lyto Carden and Mabel Arminta Scott Carden, she was born Jan. 4, 1924, in Greenville. She was a member of the Eastern Star and the First United Methodist Church of Ardmore, Okla.
Survivors include two daughters, Lynda Joy Verduzco of Granbury and Kathy Ann Beckham of Austin; a sister, Jane French of Grand Prairie; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Billy James Smith on July 12, 2001; her parents and a brother, Thomas Carden.
 

Larry Young
EMORY - Larry Alton Young, 36, of Emory died Sunday at his home. Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home is in charge of cremation. No services are planned.
He was born April 19, 1965, at St. Paul's Hospital in Dallas, son of James Russell and Pauline Fay Coats Young. Mr. Young was an auto mechanic. He was a Baptist.
Mr. Young is survived by his mother of Emory and sisters Erma Young of Emory and Terry Lewers of Alba.

September 11, 2001

Services planned

Billy Ray Hardmon, 47, of Dallas, formerly of Greenville, died Saturday at Parkland Hospital in Dallas. Services are pending with Thrash Funeral Home in Dallas.

Darrell Wayne Brumley, 59, of Greenville, 2 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in Memoryland Memorial Park.

Ima Jean McKenzie, 63, of Greenville, 2 p.m. today at Rentfrow Funeral Home Chapel in Caddo Mills. Burial in I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Caddo Mills.

Hubert L. McKinney, 84, of Greenville, died Monday morning at his residence. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Memoryland Memorial Park; memorial service at Park Street Baptist Church 2 p.m. Wednesday. Visitation is from 6 to p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.

Kimberly Arredondo
MESQUITE - Kimberly Buchanan Arredondo, 42, of Mesquite, formerly of Greenville, died Sunday. Services are at 2 p.m. today at Peters Funeral Home Chapel with Billy J. Deaton officiating. Burial will be at Memoryland Memorial Park.
She is survived by her husband, Steven Arredondo; a son and fiancee, Ross van Huss and Lydia Sappington of Mesquite; her mother, Francis Deaton of Greenville; her father and stepmother, Glenn and Carol Buchanan of Greenville; six brothers, Jimmy Buchanan of Commerce, Tommy Buchanan of Plano, Billy Deaton of Irving, Jerry Deaton of Greenville, Chuck Buchanan of Fort Worth and John Deaton of Garland; two sisters, Joy Denault and Cindy Guerrero of Garland; a stepsister, Debbie Luce; her two dogs, Mr. Bo Jangles and Renegade and numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by a brother, Jackie Claude Deaton and her stepfather, Bill Deaton.
 

James Evans
COMMERCE - James "Maurice" Evans, 91, of Pecan Gap died Saturday at Heritage Place Nursing Home in Grand Prairie. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at D-FW National Cemetery with Rev. John Reynolds officiating.
He was born March 9, 1910, in Horton, Delta County, son of V.O. Evans and Ruby Glossup Evans. Mr. Evans was a private in the Army Signal Corps from September 1940 to May 1941. He was a retired farmer.
Mr. Evans is survived by a daughter, Sarah LaVerl Foley of California; three brothers, Earl and Ernest Evans, both of Grand Prairie and Carl Evans of California and a sister, Allie Ramer of Fort Worth.
He was preceded in death by a brother, O.R. Evans, and a sister, Mildred Stoykle.
Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

September 10, 2001

Services planned

James Maurice Evans, 91, of Copper died in Grand Prairie. Services are pending with Jones-Walker Funeral Home.

Kimberly Arredondo
MESQUITE - Kimberly Buchanan Arredondo, 42, of Mesquite, formerly of Greenville, died Sunday. Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Peters Funeral Home Chapel with Billy J. Deaton officiating. Burial will be at Memoryland Memorial Park.
She is survived by her husband, Steven Arredondo; a son and fiancee, Ross van Huss and Lydia Sappington of Mesquite; her mother, Francis Deaton of Greenville; her father and stepmother, Glenn and Carol Buchanan of Greenville; six brothers, Jimmy Buchanan of Commerce, Tommy Buchanan of Plano, Billy Deaton of Irving, Jerry Deaton of Greenville, Chuck Buchanan of Fort Worth and John Deaton of Garland; two sisters, Joy Denault and Cindy Guerrero of Garland; her two dogs, Mr. Bo Jangles and Renegade and numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by a brother, Jackie Claude Deaton and her stepfather, Bill Deaton.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight at the funeral home.

Darrell Brumley
Darrell Wayne Brumley, 59, of Greenville died Saturday at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Coker-Mathews Chapel with Pastor Butch Bruton officiating. Burial will be at Memoryland Memorial Park.
Mr. brumley was born June 21, 1942, in Gail to Rayburn Conally and Alvilda Stewart Brumley. He married Kay Carroll Lilly. He was an auto body repairman and a member of Johnson Street Church of Christ.
He is survived by his wife; a son, Bobby Brumley of Greenville; a daughter and son-in-law, Melinda and Trey Latte of Greenville; two brothers, Mark Brumley of Lubbock and Don Brumley of New Deal; a sister, Jane Brumley of Fate and two grandchildren, Layne and Coy Latte of Greenville. He is preceded in death by his parents, a brother and a sister.
Pallbearers will be Tim Puryear, Doug Johnston, Chester Levassar, Kenneth Maroney, Jack Stewart and Mike Peoples.
Visitaion is from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight at the funeral home.
 

Ima McKenzie
Ima Jean McKenzie, 63, of Greenville died Saturday. Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Rentfrow Funeral Chapel in Caddo Mills. Burial will be at Caddo Mills I.O.O.F. Cemetery.
Mrs. McKenzie was born May 19, 1938, in Mt. Pleasant to Joe and Victoria Dickeson Reynolds. She was married Feb. 23, 1956, in Greenville to Daniel McKenzie. She was a homemaker.
She is survived by two sons, Danny Ray McKenzie of Rowlett and Robert McKenzie of Garland; a daughter, Vicki McKenzie of Caddo Mills; six brothers, Jerry Don Reynolds of Pittsburg, Billy Wayne, Ricky Dale, Larry Joe, J.D. and Jimmy Reynolds, all of Mt. Pleasant; five sisters, Reba Barrett and Gladys Reynolds of Mt. Pleasant, Vicki and Cathy Reynolds of Naples and Patricia Reynolds of Mt. Pleasant; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband and a grandson.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight at the funeral home.

September 9, 2001

Services planned

Jean McKenzie, 63, of Greenville, died Saturday. Services are at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Rentfrow Funeral Home Chapel in Caddo Mills. Rentfrow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 

Aubrey Norris
CADDO MILLS - Aubrey D. Norris, 84, of Greenville died Friday in Dallas. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. today at Rentfrow Funeral Chapel in Caddo Mills with Rev. Johnny Touchtone officiating. Burial will be at IOOF Cemetery in Caddo Mills. Pallbearers are Lanny Blackwell, Danny Payne, Shorty Woodson, Michael Woodson, Jimmy Webster and Jeremy Quinn. Honorary pallbearers are Harold Payne, Joe Carol Johnson and Buel Ray Bentle.
Born Jan. 8, 1917 in Caddo Mills, he was the son of Tom Wesley Norris and Mary Fretwell Norris. He was married to Shirley Norris on June 30, 1976 in Greenville.
Mr. Norris was a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service and was a member of the Peniel Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, of Greenville; one daughter, Shirley Thompson of Caddo Mills; one sister, Juanita Farmer of Caddo Mills; and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three sisters and one brother.

September 8, 2001

Services planned

Aubrey Norris of Greenville died Friday. Services are pending with Rentfrow Funeral Home.

Larry Don Crawford of Greenville,. 2 p.m. today at Big Springs Baptist Church in Garland. Eastgate Funeral Home of Garland in charge.

George W. Fudgen, 58, of Greenville, 11 a.m. today at Clark Street Christian Church. Burial in Grundy Memorial Park. 000000">

Lynda Katenkamp, 56, of Lone Oak, 2 p.m. today at Lone Oak Civic Cemetery. Burial in Weiland Cemetery. Bartley Funeral Home of Lone Oak in charge.

Richard E. Schauer, 33, of Caddo Mills, 1 p.m. today at Rentfrow Funeral Home Chapel in Caddo Mills. Burial in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery.

Buddy Joe Swearingin, 61, of Greenville, 11 a.m. today at Ridgecrest Baptist Church. Burial in Ladonia Cemetery. Coker-Mathews Funeral Home in charge.

Troy David Woodlee, formerly of Lone Oak, 1 p.m. today at Anderson-Clayton Funeral Home Chapel in Mesquite. Burial in Restland Memorial Park, Dallas.

Jeanette Duncan
LADONIA - Mrs. Jeanette Duncan of Ladonia died Thursday at the Heritage Care Center in Paris. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. today at the First Methodist Church in Ladonia with Walter Zimmerman officiating. Burial will be in Ladonia Cemetery.
She was born in Mannsville, Okla., on April 15, 1915, and had lived in Ladonia since 1932. On May 5, 1932, she married Albert Duncan. Mrs. Duncan retired from Fannindel High School where she worked as a librarian aide.
Survivors are a son, Robert Duncan of Ladonia; daughter-in-law Jeanette Duncan; a daughter and son-in-law, Billie and Robert Jovner of Ladonia; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Delta Funeral Home of Ladonia is in charge of arrangements.
She was preceded in death by her husband on Feb. 15, 1998, and by a daughter, Doris Jean Duncan.
 

Marvin Johnson
Marvin Ray Johnson, 56, of Cincinnati, Ohio, died Sept. 1. Funeral services are at 3 p.m. today at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church in Lone Oak with Rev. R. Martin and R.L. Price, superintendent, officiating. Burial will be in Rabb Cemetery in Lone Oak.
Born in Lone Oak on Feb. 5, 1945, he was the son of Opal Givens and adopted parents Jimmy and Mary Johnson. He and his wife Marion Jean were married Oct. 23, 1965, in Lone Oak. He served in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Johnson was a computer technician and he was a Baptist.
Surviving are his wife of Cincinnati, Ohio; a son, Anthony Ray Johnson of Ohio; two daughters, Chrystal Jean Johnson and Marva Ann Johnson, both of Cincinnati, Ohio; brothers Virgil Givens, M.M. Givens, Leon Givens, Larry Givens and Frank Boyd; sisters Annie Johnson, Betty Givens and Anita Givens-Shaw and a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. His adopted parents preceded him in death.
Pallbearers will be Claude Winbush, Alikey, Vince Rhinehart, Sam Harris, Nelson Turner and Larry Hubbard.
Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home in Greenville is in charge of arrangements.

September 7, 2001

Services planned

Emma Oneida English, 89, of Dallas, graveside service 11 a.m. today at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Wolfe City. R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home of Wolfe City in charge.

Walker Hooker "Bill" Hunt Jr., 68, of Lone Oak, 10 a.m. today at Lone Oak Baptist church. Burial in Forest Park Cemetery, Greenville. Bartley Funeral Home of Lone Oak in charge.

Lynda Jackson, 62, of Wolfe City, 2 p.m. today at Christian Life Center in Wolfe City. Burial in Mt. Carmel Cemetery. R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home of Wolfe City in charge.

Billy Claud Marlar, 69, Cumby, 11 a.m. today at Long Cemetery. Cumby Funeral Cemetery in charge.

Mignon Wilkins, 60, of Groveport, Ohio, 1 p.m. today at Dwayne R. Spence Funeral Home in Canal Winchester, Ohio. Burial in Betzer Cemetery in Carroll, Ohio. Visitation 11 a.m. until time of service today at the funeral home.

Larry Crawford
GARLAND - Larry Don Crawford of Greenville died Tuesday. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Big Springs Baptist Church in Garland.
He was born Nov. 26, 1949. He was a member of Big Springs Baptist Church. Mr. Crawford graduated from South Garland High School in 1968 and served four years in the U.S. Navy with a tour in Vietnam.
Survivors include his parents, Bettye and Gene Crawford of Garland; a brother, Randy Crawford, currently of Pakistan, and sons Joshua Crawford of Magnolia, Ark. and Zachary Crawford of Garland.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Eastgate Funeral Home.
 

George Fudgen
George W. Fudgen, 58, of Greenville died Sept. 1. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Clark Street Christian Church with Rev. David Campbell and Rev. W.D. Hines officiating. Burial will be in Grundy Memorial Park.
Son of W.P. and Carrie Fudgen, he was born May 12, 1943, in Greenville. He was an educator/teacher. Mr. Fudgen was a member of Clark Street Christian Church. He was a member of the NAACP and the O.W. Holmes Ecology Club.
Survivors are a daughter, Adrienne Fudgen of Carrollton; brother Dr. Wendell P. Fudgen Jr. of San Lenandro, Calif.; a sister, Mary Campbell of Duncanville and one grandchild.
His parents preceded him in death.
Pallbearers will be Thomas Rasul, Wayne Dixon, Dr. Toomer, Bill E. Conley, Bryon A. Conley and Keith Campbell.
There will be a wake from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home.
 

Ivan Holt
Ivan D. Holt of Garland died Sunday at Doctors Hospital in Dallas. There was a graveside service at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Memoryland Memorial Park in Greenville with Michael Reeves officiating.
Born in Red River County on Aug. 26, 1921, he was the son of Dan Holt and Ethel Ashley Briggs Holt. On July 18, 1947, he married Lelia Beth Taggart in Greenville. He served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps. Mr. Holt was a retired aeronautical engineer. He was a member of the Church of Christ.
Surviving are his wife of Garland; a daughter, Lelia Crabtree Olsen of Coppell; a brother, Otis Holt of Greenville; sister Mary Ella Reeves of Tucson, Ariz. and a granddaughter, Kelly Crabtree.
He was preceded in death by a son, Stephen Holt on May 19, 1991, and by his parents.
Memorials may be made to Boles Home.
Coker-Mathews Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
 

Marvin Johnson
Marvin Ray Johnson, 56, of Cincinnati, Ohio, died Sept. 1. Funeral services will be at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church in Lone Oak with Rev. R. Martin and R.L. Price, superintendent, officiating. Burial will be in Rabb Cemetery in Lone Oak.
Born in Lone Oak on Feb. 5, 1945, he was the son of Opal Givens and adopted parents Jimmy and Mary Johnson. He and his wife Marion Jean were married Oct. 23, 1965, in Lone Oak. He served in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Johnson was a computer technician and he was a Baptist.
Surviving are his wife of Cincinnati, Ohio; a son, Anthony Ray Johnson of Ohio; two daughters, Chrystal Jean Johnson and Marva Ann Johnson, both of Cincinnati, Ohio; brothers Virgil Givens, M.M. Givens, Leon Givens, Larry Givens and Frank Boyd; sisters Annie Johnson, Betty Givens and Anita Givens-Shaw and a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. His adopted parents preceded him in death.
Pallbearers will be Claude Winbush, Alikey, Vince Rhinehart, Sam Harris, Nelson Turner and Larry Hubbard.
Visitation is from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home in Greenville.
 

Lynda Katenkamp
LONE OAK - Lynda Katenkamp, 56, of Lone Oak died Wednesday at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Lone Oak Civic Center with Dr. James "Bob" Evans officiating. Burial will be in Weiland Cemetery.
She was born Jan. 1, 1945, in Dallas, daughter of Paul and Evelyn Mae Evans. She attended school in Dallas and lived most of her life in Lone Oak. On March 16, 1962, she married Jerry Katenkamp in Dallas. She was employed as a shipping clerk and she was a member of Dixon Baptist Church.
Survivors are her husband of Lone Oak; a son, Terry Katenkamp of Caddo Mills; two daughters, Sharla Adye of Red Oak and Paula Horton of Sulphur Springs; a brother, Joe W. Evans of Balch Springs and five grandchildren.
Her parents preceded her in death.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Bartley Funeral Home of Lone Oak.
 

Richard Schauer
CADDO MILLS - Richard E. Schauer, 33, of Caddo Mills died Monday at his residence. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Rentfrow Funeral Home Chapel with Billy Combest, chaplin, officiating. Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery.
Son of Linda and Richard A. Schauer, he was born March 19, 1968, in Dallas. On Oct. 16, 2000, he married Sokunthea Long in Carrollton. Mr. Schauer served in the U.S. Army. He was a supervisor for Honeywell. He was a Baptist.
Mr. Schauer is survived by his wife of Caddo Mills; his parents of Caddo Mills and a daughter, Melanie Schauer, of Caddo Mills.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Vernon Shguit on Jan. 18, 1987.
Pallbearers will be Terry Dooher, Ed Dooher, Bunchhav Hou, Brent Caughron and Thui Tran.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
 

Buddy Swearingin
Buddy Joe Swearingin, 61, of Greenville died Wednesday afternoon at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Ridgecrest Baptist Church with Rev. Bobby Sparks, David Wight and Robert Wood officiating. Burial will be in Ladonia Cemetery.
He was born Aug. 8, 1940, in Commerce, son of H.G. "Sam" Swearingin and Jewell Shelby Swearingin. He married Doris Thompson on Jan. 2, 1960, in Greenville. Mr. Swearingin was a firefighter in Greenville, retiring after 36 years. He was a member of the I.O.O.F. Lodge in Greenville.
Mr. Swearingin is survived by his wife of Greenville; two daughters and son-in-law, Jeneace and Steve Holley of Greenville and Belinda McQueary of Caddo Mills; a brother, Charles Swearingin of Denison; three sisters, Alice Anders of Royse City, Sammy McPherson of Atlanta, Ga. and Judy Cooper of Commerce and grandchildren Amanda, Josh and James Holley of Greenville and Jake and Sam McQueary of Farmersville and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Jessie Ray.
Pallbearers will be Joe Little, Dwayne Lindsey, Robert Wood, Steve Thompson, Billy Coleman and Ron Kent. Members of the Greenville Fire Department will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.
 

Troy Woodlee
MESQUITE - Troy David Woodlee, formerly of Lone Oak, died Wednesday in a nursing home in Seagoville. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Anderson-Clayton Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Restland Memorial Park in Dallas.
Mr. Woodlee was born Aug. 18, 1911. He was a member of James Ladd Burgess Masonic Lodge for more than 25 years.
Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Lora Mae Woodlee; daughters Betty Ann Self and Doris Jenkins; a son, Troy Lee Woodlee; stepsons David Talley and Kenneth; a brother, Elmo Woodlee; sister Barbara Edwards and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Inez Simmons, a daughter, preceded him in death.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home, 1111 Military Parkway, Mesquite.

September 6, 2001

Services planned

George W. Fudgen of Greenville, former public school teacher, died Saturday. Services are pending with Cozine and Tarver Funeral Home.

Marvin Ray Johnson, formerly of Greenville, died Saturday in Ohio. Services are pending with Cozine and Tarver Funeral Home. 000000">

Richard Eugene Schauer, of Caddo Mills died Monday. Services are pending with Rentfrow Funeral Home.

John Calvin Goodloe Sr., 79, of Salinas, Calif., memorial service 2 p.m. today at Smyrna Cemetery near Winnsboro.

Jack W. Shaw, 74, of Arlington, formerly of Greenville, 2 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel, Greenville. Burial in I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Farmersville.

Buddy Joe Swearingen of Greenville died Wednesday at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Ridgecrest Baptist Church. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.

Emma English
WOLFE CITY - Emma Oneida English, 89, of Dallas died Tuesday at Manor Care Nursing Home following a lengthy illness. There will be a graveside service at 11 a.m. Friday at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Wolfe City with Rev. Kevin Mitchell officiating.
Born Jan. 16, 1912, in Fannin County, she was the daughter of William M. and Mattie Bell Morgan Gilmer. On Aug., 27, 1935, she was married to Robert C. "Bob" English in Denton. Mrs. English was a receptionist for Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co. for 25 years; she was retired. She was a member of Grace Temple Baptist Church in Dallas.
Mrs. English is survived by a daughter, Norma English Rogers of Dallas; sister Ada Owens of Conroe; sister-in-law Doris Gilmer of Tyler; a grandson, Randy Dale Rogers of Dallas and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home of Wolfe City.
 

T.E. Harrell
ROYSE CITY - T.E. Harrell, 68, died Tuesday. A graveside service is scheduled at 10 a.m. today at the Royse City Cemetery.
He was born Sept. 29, 1932, in Rockwall County to William F. and Allene Maddox Harrell. Mr. Harrell served in the U.S. Army. He was a diesel mechanic for City Sign in Dallas and had lived in Quinlan for 10 years.
Survivors include four sisters, Edna Earl Taylor of Dallas, Mildred Leath of Dallas, Pauline Fuller of Mesquite and Julia Belle Campbell of Royse City.
A brother, Murrell Harrell, preceded him in death.
Rest Haven Funeral Home-Royse City Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
 

W.H. Hunt Jr.
LONE OAK - Walker Hooker "Bill" Hunt Jr., 68, of Lone Oak died Tuesday at his residence. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Lone Oak Baptist Church. Burial will be at Forest Park Cemetery, Greenville.
Born July 16, 1933, in Lone Oak, he was the son of Walker H. Hunt Sr. and Annie Lee Cody Hunt. He retired in June 2000 after 42 years in the fertilizer industry. Mr. Hunt was a member of Lone Oak Baptist Church.
Surviving are his wife of 44 years, Jane Hall Hunt of Lone Oak; two sons, Walker H. "Trace" Hunt III and wife Tami of Cypress and Kenny H. Hunt and wife Shellye of Dallas; two daughters, Carrie H. James and husband Bob of Rowlett and Nancy H. Brumit and husband Scott of Longview; two sisters, Mary Evelen Nicholson and husband James A. of Kerrville and Martha Ann White and husband Derald of Lone Oak; 11 grandchildren, Brittany Elizabeth, Walker Hooker IV and Victoria Marie Hunt of Cypress, Mariclair James of Rowlett, Hayden and Ethan Hunt of Dallas, Chad Alan, Chasity Nicole, Annie Lee, Garrett Coleman and Hunter Scott Brumit, all of Longview and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Pallbearers will be James Shipman, Harold Williams, Charles Vance, Mike Melton, Neil Johnson and Charles Jones. Honorary pallbearers will be Ronnie Dickens, Dr. Peter Gray, Billy Barton, Bill Barton and Steve Barton.
Memorials may be made to Vista Care Hospice of Greenville, the American Lung Association or The American Cancer Society.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Bartley Funeral Home of Lone Oak.
 

Lynda Jackson
WOLFE CITY - Lynda Jackson, 62, of Wolfe City died Tuesday at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville following a year's illness. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Christian Life Center in Wolfe City with Rev. Jimmy Oglesby. Burial will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
Daughter of John Forrest and Hilda Vera Hartman Tyson, she was born April 21, 1939, in Summerville, Ga. She was married to Robert Nathan Jackson on Jan. 23, 1953, in Trenton, Ga. She was a homemaker and she was a member of Christian Life Center in Wolfe City.
Mrs. Jackson is survived by her husband of Wolfe City; a son, Danny Jackson of Irving; daughter Lynn Surles of Wolfe City; two sisters, Curtis Staton of Dalton, Ga., and Virginia Elkins of Valleyhead, Ala.; three brothers, William Tyson of Summerville, Ga., Lindsey Tyson of Center, Ala., and Johnny Tyson of Charleston, S.C.; 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Her parents and one brother preceded her in death.
Pallbearers will be Tommy Grandfield, Ernie Sellers, Presley Sellers, Jason Horton, Bradly Humphries, Doug Gaffney and Aaron See.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home in Wolfe City.
 

Billy Marlar
CUMBY - Graveside services for Billy Claud Marlar, 69, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Long Cemetery. He died Tuesday at Sulphur Springs Health and Rehab.
Born in Cumby on Oct. 14, 1931, he was the son of Ross and Vivian Campbell Marlar. He was a retired mill worker and was a member of the Baptist Church.
Surviving are two sons, Billy Ray Marlar of Irving and Roger Dale Marlar of Euless; a daughter, Patsy Faye Manns of Irving; brothers Buddy Marlar of Cumby and Wayne Marlar of Sculley; sister Betty Jean Lawson of Cumby; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
A brother, Travis Marlar, preceded him in death.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Cumby Funeral Home.
 

Mignon Wilkins
CANAL WINCHESTER, Ohio - Mignon Wilkins, 60, of Groveport, Ohio, died Wednesday at her residence. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Dwayne R. Spence Funeral Home. Burial will be in Betzer Cemetery in Carroll, Ohio.
Daughter of Ules Ray and Barba Leone Yeary, she was born Nov. 14, 1940, in Greenville. She graduated from Greenville High School. Mrs. Wilkins was a salesperson for Tupperware and she was a member of St. Mary's Church in Groveport.
Survivors include her husband of 41 years, Al Wilkins; children Joe David Wilkins of Carroll, Ohio, Leigh Ann Lee and Mark Allan Wilkins, both of Groveport, Ohio; a sister, Jonnie O'Neal of Forney; brother John "J.C." Yeary of Alexandria, Va. and two grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Mt. Carmel Hospice, 739 West State Street, Columbus, OH 43222-9988.
Visitation is from 11 a.m. until time of service Friday at the funeral home located at 650 West Waterloo Street.

September 5, 2001

Services planned

George W. Fudgen of Greenville, former public school teacher, died Saturday. Services are pending with Cozine and Tarver Funeral Home.

William Walker Hunt of Lone Oak died Tuesday. Services are pending with Bartley Funeral Home of Lone Oak.
Marvin Ray Johnson, formerly of Greenville, died Saturday in Ohio. Services are pending with Cozine and Tarver Funeral Home. 000000">

Richard Eugene Schauer, of Caddo Mills died Monday. Services are pending with Rentfrow Funeral Home.

Sammie Felton Elliott, 89, of Quinlan, 10 a.m. today at Quinlan Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in Oaklawn Memorial Center.

Orvil L. "Jack" Ruff, 94, of Celeste, 11 a.m. today at First United Methodist Church in Celeste. Burial in Celeste Cemetery. Taylor Funeral Home of Leonard in charge.

Mabel Joyce Sebastian, 80, of Josephine, 10 a.m. today at First Baptist Church of Josephine. Burial in I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Caddo Mills. Rentfrow Funeral Home of Caddo Mills in charge.

Charles V. "Uncle V" Scotch, 68, of Merit, 10 a.m. today at the chapel of Calvary Hill Cemetery in Dallas. Burial in Calvary Hill Cemetery. Coker-Mathews Funeral Home of Greenville in charge. 000000">

Melvin V. Tanton, 92, of Greenville, graveside service 2:30 p.m. today at Forest Park Cemetery. Coker-Mathews Funeral Home in charge.

John Goodloe Sr.
WINNSBORO - Memorial services for John Calvin Goodloe Sr., 79, of Salinas, Calif., will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Smyrna Cemetery near Winnsboro with Scott Dykes, grandson, officiating. Mr. Goodloe died Jan. 6, 2001, of complications of diabetes.
He was born March 10, 1921, in Mobile, Ala., and lived in Monterey, Calif., for more than 30 years. He attended East Texas State University, earning his bachelor and master of science degrees. Mr. Goodloe was the first male to major in elementary education in the state of Texas. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in the reconnaissance division during World War II in China, Burma, India and Japan.
Mr. Goodloe began his teaching career in 1950 and was the principal of an elementary school in Austin before moving to California. He joined the Monterey Peninsula Unified School District as an elementary school teacher in Seaside, Calif., in 1960. He served as principal of Del Mar Elementary School in Marina, Calif., for eight years before becoming principal of Joseph Stilwell School in Fort Ord, Calif., where he stayed until his retirement in 1982. He was president of the Marina Lions Club in 1968 and 1969, and was a parent-teacher association president and Boys Scouts of America scoutmaster.
,Survivors include a son, John C. Goodloe Jr. of Greenville; a daughter, Mary Lou Dykes of Gilmer; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
 

Woodrow Reynolds
EMORY - Woodrow W. Reynolds, 82, of Dallas, formerly of Emory died Monday in a Dallas hospital. Visitation is from 1 to 4 p.m. today at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home. Burial will be at a later date in Dunbar Cemetery.
He was born Sept. 4, 1901, in Emory, son of Robert and Lula Davis Reynolds. Mr. Reynolds served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He was a machinist for Wyatts Industry.
Survivors include sons Ron Reynolds of Carrollton, Earl Reynolds of Mesquite and Joseph Reynolds of Mesquite; a daughter, Sharon Byrne of Mesquite; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
 

Jack Shaw
Jack W. Shaw, 74, of Arlington, formerly of Greenville, died Monday morning at Arlington Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Robert Baldridge officiating. Burial will be in I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Farmersville.
Son of Clifton Tilton Shaw and Alta Shrum Shaw, he was born Dec. 27, 1926, in Marlow, Okla. On Feb. 29, 1952, he married J. Elizabeth Nelson in Dallas. Mr. Shaw served in the U.S. Army. He was an electrical engineer and retired from General Motors. Mr. Shaw was a member of Fielder Road Baptist Church in Arlington and a Mason and Shriner.
Mr. Shaw is survived by his wife of Arlington; two sisters, Bonnie Dory of Marlow, Okla., and Rosemary Franklin of Columbus, Ga.; one grandchild and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Ray Shaw and Ronnie Shaw and one sister.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
 

Dr. John Vallancey
Dr. John C. Vallancey, 81, longtime Greenville physician and civic leader, died Sunday morning at Spring Season Post Oak Care in Sherman. A memorial is scheduled at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Greenville at 10:30 a.m. today with Rev. Michael Woods officiating.
Son of John H. Vallancey and Lillian Crowder Vallancey, he was born Nov. 2, 1919, in Chicago, Ill. He married Bette Joan Makie in Superior, Wis., on Sept. 18, 1944. He served in the U.S. Navy.
He was a graduate of University of Illinois Medical School in Chicago in 1944. Dr. Vallancey moved to Greenville in January 1949 to begin practice with Dr. Joe Becton and he remained in Greenville until his retirement in 1987. He was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church and served as a Vestry member, choir member and lay reader. He was one of the organizers of the Greenville YMCA and was a former member and president of the Greenville Independent School District Board of Trustees
Dr. Vallancey is survived by his wife of Greenville; son and daughter-in-law Jeff and Laney Vallancey of North Myrtle Beach, S.C.; daughters and son-in-law Marsha and Don Strieber of Belton and Peggy Haire of Albuquerque, N.M.; grandchildren Kevin Pittman, Grant Pittman, Andrea Pittman, Jennifer Haire Rowland, Greg Haire, Seth Vallancey, Taylor Vallancey, Cory Strieber, Shana Whitstone and Shane Whitstone and great-grandchildren Lexus and Preston Pittman.
Memorials may be made to St. Paul's Memorial Fund and Alzheimer's Association of Northeast Texas Chapter.
Coker-Mathews Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 

Christine Worful
Christine Alison Worful, 36, died Saturday in Dallas. A memorial service is scheduled at 10 a.m. today at First United Methodist Church of Sachse, 1520 Blackburn, with Rev. Marsha Engle Middleton officiating.
Surviving are two sons, Marcus Bryan Hix and William Allan Worful; a daughter Emily Anne Worful; mother and stepfather Jennifer and Charles Engle of Wolfe City; her father, Bill Allan of Dallas; twin sister Barbara Mann and sisters Susan Morley and Louise Williams; brother Mark Allan and stepsister Rev. Marsha Engle Middleton
Memorials may be made to the Dallas SPCA or to The Dallas Arboretum.


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