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September 4, 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.

Betty Jo Boyett, 62, of Greenville, 2 p.m. today at Old Rock Baptist Church Cemetery with Peters Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Melwood "Woody" Cranfill, 58, of Greenville, 4 p.m. today at Vansickle Baptist Church, with visitation will be from 6 until 8 p.m. today at Vansickle Baptist Church. Lynch Alternative Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
James Wesley Perry, 68, of Greenville, burial at 11 a.m. today at Dallas/Fort Worth National Cemetery with full military honors under the direction of Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.

Justin Ty Bergman, infant son of Kenneth Bergman III and Christina Mankie Bergman, of Emory, 10 a.m. today at Wilson-Orwasky Funeral Home Chapel in Emory burial in Prospect Cemetery.

Ivan D. Holt of Garland, graveside services at 2 p.m. today at Memoryland Memorial Park, Coker-Mathews Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Bobby R. Williams of Greenville, 10:30 a.m. today at Ridgecrest Baptist Church with Coker-Mathews Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. 
 

Sammie Elliott
QUINLAN - Sammie Felton Elliott, 89, of Quinlan died Sunday at his home. Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Quinlan Funeral Chapel with Rev. Gary Kuykendall and James Ralph Smith officiating. Burial will be at Oaklawn Memorial Center.
Mr. Elliott was born July 28, 1912, in Belton to Sammie Stiles and Annie Elizabeth Kelley Elliott. He was married Aug. 10, 1935 in Quinlan to Doris Annette Cornish. He was a retired service station owner and of the Assembly of God faith.
He is survived by his wife; two sons, LeRoy Elliott of Mesquite and Alvin Elliott of Quinlan; two brothers, Walter Scott Elliott of Wills Point and Ruben Doyle Elliott of Cecil, Ark.; a sister, Bretha Friddell of Van; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by two brothers.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Quinlan Funeral Home.
 
 

Orvil Ruff
CELESTE - Orvil L. "Jack" Ruff, 94, of Celeste died Sunday at the Leonard Nursing Home. Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church in Celeste with Rev. Edward Lee officiating. Burial will be at the Celeste Cemetery. 
Mr. Ruff was born Sept. 24, 1906, to Wilburn Lee and Florence Swindell Ruff. He was married Aug. 3, 1937, in Celeste to Alyne Aven. He was a member of the First united Methodist Church of Celeste and retired from Kraft Food Co. where he delivered milk for many years, was the fire chief of the Celeste V.F.D. and drove Celeste's first school bus.
He is survived by two brothers, George Ruff of Leonard and Billy Ray Ruff of Denison; two sisters, Lula Faye Elliott of Dallas and Johnnie Trammell of Houston; several nieces and nephews. 
Visitation will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. today at Taylor Funeral Home of Leonard.
 
 

Mabel Sebastian
JOSEPHINE - Mabel Joyce Sebastian, 80, of Josephine died Monday at her home. Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church of Josephine with Revs. Bill Probasco, Steve Hudson and Brant O'Connor officiating. Burial will be at Caddo Mills I.O.O.F. Cemetery.
Mrs. Sebastian was born Sept. 4, 1920, in Farmersville to Robert L. and Adelia Morris Rickman. She was married Jan. 13, 1939, to W.S. Sebastian. She worked for Texas Instruments, Baylor Hospital, Collin Memorial Hospital and most recently at Country Clean Leather Care. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Josephine, a 50-year member of the Eastern Star and a member of the Josephine City Council.
She is survived by a sister, Ola Monette Rickman Bentley of Josephine and several nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband; a daughter, Sanda Sebastian; five brothers and four sisters.
Pallbearers will be Donald Clinard, Bob Barrett, Robert Murray, G.C. Murray, Larry Rickman, Thomas Wayne Patterson, Randy Hargrave, and Tim Murray.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight at Rentfrow Funeral Home in Caddo Mills.
 
 

Charles Scotch
MERIT - Charles V. "Uncle V" Scotch, 68, of Merit died Sunday in a Fairfield hospital. Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Calvary Hill Cemetery in Dallas with Father Tim Gollob officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Scotch was born May 18, 1933, in Dallas to Joseph and Maggie Teresa Digiglio Scotch. He worked in the family concession stand at the State Fair of Texas for many years. He was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church of Dallas and attended Wesley Enterprises in Greenville.
Surviving are brothers and sisters-in-law, Angelo and Martha Scotch of Denison, J.B. and Lana Scotch Jr., of Streetman and Jerry and Patty Scotch of Rowlett, and sisters and brothers-in-law Katherine Byers of Merit, Dee and John Kenyon of wills Point, Rose and Jerry Shelton of Alba and Joanne Scotch of Garland. He was preceded in death by sisters Theresa Dolores Scotch and Mary Laberta Scotch and a brother, Ernest Scotch.
Nephews will be pallbearers.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home which is handling arrangements.
 
 

Melvin Tanton
Melvin V. Tanton, 92, of Greenville died Sunday afternoon at Briarcliff Health Center. Graveside services will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Forest Park Cemetery with Rev. James Grider and David Roberts officiating. 
Mr. Tanton was born Aug. 7, 1909, in Upshur County to William Washington and Carrie Zela Nelson Tanton. He was married April 28, 1928, to Zora Hilburn in the Piney Grove community. He was a cement contractor and a member of Family Fellowship Church.
Surviving are sons Melvin Tanton Jr. of Rockwall, Wayne Tanton of Waxahachie and David Tanton of Wills Point; daughters Margaret Fouse of Rockwall, Lisa Vestal of Mesquite and Linda Causey of Greenville; a brother, William "Bill" Washington Tanton Jr. of Terrell; sisters Gussie Faye Miller of Garland and Mary Jaunita Tanton of Greenville; 15 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife; two sons, a daughter, granddaughter, two great-grandsons, two brothers and two sisters.
Grandsons will be pallbearers.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home which is in charge of arrangements.
 

September 2, 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.

Pauline Peeler, 90, of Dallas died Thursday. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Grove Hill Funeral Home East Chapel in Dallas. Burial will be in Pleasant Mound Cemetery.
 

Betty Boyett
Betty Jo Boyett, 62, of Greenville, died Friday. Graveside services are at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Old Rock Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Melvin Schupp officiating.
Born in Somerset on Sept. 12, 1937, she was the daughter of Joseph Eve and Lois Finch. She married Bill Boyett in Somerset on Jan. 25, 1963. She had lived in the Greenville area for 10 years.
She is survived by her husband; a daughter, Sandra Davis of Greenville and a brother, Roy Eve of San Antonio, four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Visitation will be from 6 until 8 p.m. today at Peters Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.
 
 

Melwood Cranfill
Melwood "Woody" Cranfill, 58, of Greenville died Saturday at his residence. Services are at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Vansickle Baptist Church.
Born in LaGrange, Ky. on March 17, 1943, he was the son of Melwood Cranfill and Mary Jessie Staley. He was an electrical mechanic/technician at Texas Instruments. He was a member of Vansickle Baptist Church who helped establish the New Life Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Rosanna Cranfill of Greenville; sons Fred Allen Gillespie and wife Janie and James Scott Cranfill and wife Dee, both of Greenville; daughter Amanda Ilene Brown and husband Carl of Greenville; his mother Mary Jessie Abney of Milltown, Ind.; brothers Calvin C. Cranfill of Wendotte, Ind., Lyle W. Abney of Hartford, Ky., Vernon W. Abney of Campbellsville, Ky., Ralph S. Abney of Jerico, Ky. and Rodney G. Abney of Rockford Ill.; sisters Mary Ann Bloyd of Vine Grove, Ky. and Edna E. Walters of Lanesville, Ind.; grandchildren Justin W., Joshua A., and Jon M. Gillespie, Curtis, Lisa and Janie Lee Evans and one great-grandchild, Seth.
Visitation will be from 6 until 8 p.m. Monday at Vansickle Baptist Church.
Memorials may be made to Vansickle Baptist Church or New Life Baptist Church.
Lynch Alternative Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
 

Delores Green
Delores Marie Green, 53, of Greenville, died Friday at her residence. Services are at 2 p.m. today at Peters Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Tom Ogden and Benny Chaffin officiating. Burial will be in Ridgeview Cemetery in McKinney.
Born in McKinney on Nov. 24, 1947, she married Ronald Green in Dallas on Aug. 19, 1989. She was the deputy clerk for the Hunt County Clerk's Office.
She is survived by her husband, Ronald Green of Greenville; her father, Alfred Lopez of Dallas; her mother, Christeen Cisneros of McKinney; a son, Eric Kitchens of McKinney; daughters Tammy Haynes of McKinney and Audra Moore of Greenville; a stepdaughter, Dannis Green of Commerce; brothers Morris Aubrey Iverson of La Luz, N.M., Alfred Glenn Lopez of McKinney and Vincent Todd Cisneros of Corpus Christi; half-brothers John Lopez and David Lopez, both of Dallas; sisters Ellen Renee Judd of McKinney and Shelly Danielle Armstrong of Princeton and 13 grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Willie Fred Kitchens and by two brothers, Alvin Lopez and Jimmy Leon Lopez.
Pallbearers include Roger Maynard, Josh Boatman, Ricky Dean, Jess Jacobs, Wes Ireland and Jerry Don Dickeson. Honorary pallbearers include Ralph Green, Curtis Green and Jim Dickeson.
 
 

Lillian Harrell
IRVING - Lillian Harrell, 81, of Irving, died Thursday at a Dallas hospital. Services are at 3 p.m. today at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home in Emory with Rev. Montie Parker officiating. Burial will be in Smyrna Cemetery.
Born in Rains County on Feb. 22, 1920, she was the daughter of George W. Alkire and Emma Jane Covington. She worked at Harber Fabrics for several years and was a Baptist.
She is survived by her son, Albert Earl Harrell of Irving; her daughter, Margaret Faye Oliver of Irving; her sister, Ima Wyatt of Lebanon, Ore.; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers include Elbert Sutton, Chris Post, David Watkins, Preston Hogue, Jimmy Cooper and Jasper Northcutt.
 
 

James Perry
James Wesley Perry, 68, of Greenville, died Friday at a Dallas hospital. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Dallas/Fort Worth National Cemetery, with full military honors, under the direction of Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.
Born in Wheatcroft, Ky. on Sept. 2, 1932, he was the son of Nathan C. Perry and Martha Drennon Perry. He was a veteran of the United States Army and was a retired supervisor for the City of Dallas Parks and Recreation Department.
He is survived by his sons, James Wesley Perry of Longview and Tony Perry of Michigan; his daughter Debra Vavala of California; his brother, Donald Wayne Perry of Marion, Ky., his sister, Elizabeth Ann Freer of Morganfield, Ky. and several nieces and nephews.
 

September 1, 2001
 
Services planned

Betty Boyett, 63, of Greenville died Friday morning at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Services are pending with Peters Funeral Home.

Ollie Lee Bond, 81, of Emory, 11 a.m. today at Emory Baptist Church. Burial in Prospect Cemetery. Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home in charge.

Rosemary Dunmon, 57, of Leonard, 11 a.m. today at the Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ in Leonard. Burial in Long Cemetery, Powderly. Taylor Funeral Home of Leonard in charge.

Delores Marie Green of Greenville died Friday at her residence. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Peters Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Ridgeview Memorial Park in McKinney. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Ruth Taggart Holmes, 92, of Greenville, 11 a.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home. Burial in Forest Park Cemetery.
Donald Mack Moseley, 61, of Greenville, 10 am. today at R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home, Wolfe City. Burial in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.

Frances E. Reinle, 87, of Greenville, formerly of Dallas, graveside service 10:30 a.m. today at Grove Hill Cemetery in Dallas. Lynch Alternative Funeral Service, Inc. of Cash in charge.

Josie Ree Williams, 70, of Greenville, 1 p.m. today at Shiloh Baptist Church in Caddo Mills. Burial in Grundy Memorial Park. Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home in charge.

Michael Henson
Michael Tyler Henson, 29, of Greenville died Aug. 24. A memorial service is set at 10:30 a.m. today at Kavanaugh United Methodist Church.
Surviving are his parents, Nancy and John Henson of Greenville; his brothers, John Henson Jr. and sister-in-law Kelly of Atlanta, and Bradley Henson of Wilmington, N.C.; grandmother Dorothy Henson of Greenville; aunts and uncles Bob and Kitty Henson of Raleigh, N.C., Jeannie and Ben Agee of Reno, Nev., Carolyn and Bob Norman of Reno, Nev., and Don and Verda Turner of Arlington; and cousins Kim, Dylan and Marley Bost, Addie, Sarah and Erin Lyle, Debbie Cleveland, Melinda Wallace, Rodney Wallace, Kerry Ingram, Kristy Hurley and Deke Turner. 
He was preceded in death by his grandfather Robert Henson, and grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Doyle Turner who lived in Commerce.
Memorials may be made to a scholarship fund in Michael's name at Kavanaugh United Methodist Church, 2516 Park Street, Greenville, TX. 75401.
 

Don Moseley
WOLFE CITY - Donald Mack Moseley, 61, of Greenville died Wednesday at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville following a lengthy illness. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. today at R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home Chapel with Terry Barnett officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
Born March 8, 1940, in Eustace, he was the son of Lawrence and Olean Hambrick Moseley. He and Linda Cooper were married Aug. 6, 1958, in Madill, Okla. Mr. Moseley was owner of the D&L Tire Shop. He attended Bethel Baptist Church in Greenville.
Mr. Moseley is survived by his wife of Greenville; his parents of Eustace; two daughters and son-in-law, Donna Wade of Magnolia and Lisa and Joel Robinson of Wolfe City; a son, Larry Moseley of Corpus Christi; three sisters, Christine Allen of Eustace, Patsy Weaver of Dallas and Susie Ward of Mesquite and nine grandchildren, Amanda, Daniel and Haley Wade; Jill, Jade and Jacy Robinson and Monica, Michael and Nicholis Moseley.
Pallbearers will be David Manley, J.R. Millsap, Derrell White, Jim Thomas, James "Bo" Moseley and Tommy Allen. Jim Bunch will serve as honorary pallbearer.
 
 

Pauline Peeler
DALLAS - Pauline Abbott Peeler, 90, of Dallas died Thursday. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Grove Hill Funeral Home East Chapel in Dallas with Rev. Jeff Bankhead officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Mound Cemetery.
She was born in Hunt County on Jan. 17, 1911 and grew up in Greenville. She moved to Dallas when she married.
Survivors include a son, Larry David Peeler; brother T. L. Abbot Jr.; two grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
 
 

Catherine Ray
HURST - B. Catherine Ray, 76, died Wednesday in a local hospital following al long battle with cancer. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. today at Shady Oaks Baptist Church, 1336 Cavender Drive in Hurst. Burial will be in Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park.
She was born near Ector on May 25, 1925, the youngest of 10 children, to Mr. and Mrs. John William Lane. She graduated Valedictorian from Ector High School. She was married to E. Malcom Ray for 54 years; they moved to Hurst in 1959. Mrs. Ray worked for the H-E-B School District as a school secretary, retiring after 22 years. 
Surviving are her husband of Hurst; a son and daughter-in-law, Melvin and Candy Ray of Greenville; daughters and sons-in-law Vicki and Richard Maxwell of Flower Mound, Paula and Gary Whitaker of Fort Worth and Tammy and Joel Graham of Pueblo, Colo.; sisters Frances Jones of Bedford and Edith Mahaffey of Sherman and nine grandchildren.
Lucas Funeral Home of Hurst is in charge of arrangements.
 

August 31, 2001
 
Services planned

Lura Jewel Bailey, 92, of Carrollton, formerly of Wolfe City, 10 a.m. today First Baptist Church of Carrollton. Burial in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Wolfe City. R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home of Wolfe City in charge.

Oleta M. Hackney, 86, of Celeste, 2 p.m. today at First United Methodist Church in Celeste. Burial in Memoryland Memorial Park, Greenville. Coker-Mathews Funeral Home of Greenville in charge.

Michael Tyler Henson, 29, of Greenville died Friday in Austin. Memorial service 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Kavanaugh United Methodist Church.

June Shipp, 68, of Commerce, 10 a.m. today at First Baptist Church in Commerce. Burial in Rosemound Cemetery. Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home in charge.
 

Ollie Bond
EMORY - Ollie Lee Bond, 81, of Emory died Wednesday at Hopkins County Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Emory Baptist Church with Rev. Randy Lowe officiating. Burial will be in Prospect Cemetery.
Born in Linden on Aug. 5, 1920, she was the daughter of Clemmie and Mary King Green. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Bond was a member of Emory Baptist Church.
Surviving are a son, Harold Bond of Emory; daughter Doris Evans of Balch Springs; a brother, Dean Green of Arlington and two granddaughters, Kristi Foster of Greenville and Erika Denise Evans of Copeville.
A sister, Cricket Bobbit, preceded her in death.
Nephews will serve as pallbearers. 
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home.
 
 

Elizabeth Crouch
COMMERCE - Elizabeth Ann Crouch, 51, of Commerce died Wednesday in Commerce. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. today at Pemberton Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Benny Chaffin and Rev. Sam Bush officiating. Burial will be in Ladonia Cemetery.
She was born June 16, 1950, in Waukegan, Ill., daughter of Felt and Irene Grist Chaffin. She was married to Albert Crouch on Jan. 17, 1984, in Greenville. She graduated from Campbell High School in 1968 and lived most of her life in Commerce. Mrs. Crouch began a 13-year working relationship with Sherwood Medical in 1978 and was owner and operator of Crouch Kennels for eight years. She and her family owned and operated A&A Sanitation. She had been employed by Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville for the past three years as a purchasing agent. Mrs. Crouch was of the Baptist faith and attended Shady Grove Baptist Church in Campbell.
Survivors include her husband of Commerce; her parents of Campbell; mother-in-law Marie Crouch of Quinlan; son and daughter-in-law James and Vandy Crouch of Commerce; a son, Jason Crouch of Commerce; sister Judy Travis of Campbell; brother Phillip Chaffin of Campbell; five grandchildren, Brynson Crouch, Trindon Crouch, Dalton Crouch and Payton Crouch, all of Greenville and Gavin Crouch of Commerce; several nieces and nephews and several cousins.
A brother, James Chaffin, preceded her in death in January 1983.
Pallbearers will be James Taylor, Chris Kitts, Bryan McWhirter, Mark Crouch, Brody Bunell and Odis Kyle.
 
 

Wayne Donaldson
QUINLAN - Wayne Albert Donaldson of West Tawakoni died Wednesday in Rowlett. A graveside service is set at 1 p.m. today at Altoga Cemetery with Max Kennedy officiating.
Son of Harley Ray and LoraLee Angell Donaldson, he was born Aug. 23, 1946, in Tulsa, Okla. He married Judith Faye Hefty on Oct. 2, 1964, in Tulsa, Okla. Mr. Donaldson was a retired mechanic. He was a Baptist.
Mr. Donaldson is survived by his wife of West Tawakoni; a son, Joseph Donaldson of Wylie; daughter DeeAnna Jackson of Mesquite; two brothers, Ronald Donaldson of Tulsa, Okla., and Harley Donaldson of Sand Springs, Okla.; a sister, Carol Sue Lonsdale of Briston, Okla. and five grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Harold McDonald, Lucky McDonald, Jon Lonsdale, Jimmy Lonsdale, Jimmy Fanning and Bobby George.
Quinlan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 
 

Rosemary Dunmon
LEONARD - Funeral services for Mrs. Rosemary Dunmon, 57, of Leonard, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ in Leonard with Rev. Leonard Freeman and Rev. Mack Swain officiating. Burial will be in Long Cemetery in Powderly. 
Mrs. Dunmon died Wednesday at Northeast Medical Center in Bonham.
She was born Oct. 17, 1943, in Sardis, Okla., daughter of Grady Ganna and Gladys Bohanon Gann. On Sept. 19, 1964, she was married to B.C. Dunmon in Dallas. Mrs. Dunmon was a member of the Pentecostal Church and was the owner of Aladdin Exterminating Service.
Surviving are her husband of Leonard; sons Clark Dunmon and Lance Dunmon of Leonard; her parents of Durant, Okla.; two sisters, Clione Ramos of Durant, Okla. and Farene Freeman of Frisco and three grandchildren.
Visitation is from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at Taylor Funeral Home of Leonard.
 
 

Ruth Holmes
Ruth Taggart Holmes, 92, of Greenville died Thursday morning at Greenville Health and Rehab. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bob Layman officiating. Burial will be in Forest Park Cemetery.
Daughter of Edward "Ed" Taggart and Pearlie Neely Taggart, she was born Aug. 14, 1909, in Decatur. On Nov. 21, 1931, she was married to Clyde Printice Holmes in Greenville. Mrs. Holmes was a retired cafeteria manager at Crockett Elementary. She was a member of Highland Terrace Baptist Church and was a member of the TEL Sunday school class.
Mrs. Holmes is survived by son and daughter-in-law Clyde Gayle and Bettie Holmes of Garland; a daughter, Kathleen Holmes Troutt of Honey Grove; brothers and sisters-in-law Lester and Jean Taggart of Garland, Byron and Pauline Taggart of San Antonio and James and Billie Taggart of Greenville; a sister, Emma Jean LeFevre of Rowlett; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband and two brothers, J.L. Taggart and Andrew Taggart.
Pallbearers will be Lawrence Wilhelms, Bryon Dale LeFevre, Don Wallace, Dugger Smith, Charles Barnhardt and Mike Troutt. Honorary pallbearers will be Joel Arnold, Guy Shields, Troy Meeks, Guy Carmichael and Randy Rather.
Memorials may be made to Highland Terrace Baptist Church.
Visitation will be 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
 
 

Don Moseley
WOLFE CITY - Donald Mack Moseley, 61, of Greenville died Wednesday at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville following a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home Chapel with Terry Barnett officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
Born March 3, 1940, in Eustace, he was the son of Lawrence and Olean Hambrick Moseley. He and Linda Cooper were married Aug. 6, 1958, in Madill, Okla. Mr. Moseley was owner of the D&L Tire Shop. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Greenville.
Mr. Moseley is survived by his wife of Greenville; his parents of Eustace; two daughters and son-in-law, Donna Wade of Magnolia and Lisa and Joel Robinson of Wolfe City; a son, Larry Moseley of Corpus Christi; three sisters, Christine Allen of Eustace, Patsey Weaver of Dallas and Susie Ward of Mesquite and nine grandchildren, Amanda, Daniel and Haley Wade; Jill, Jade and Jacy Robinson and Monica, Michael and Nicholis Moseley.
Pallbearers will be David Manley, J.R. Millsap, Derrell White, Jim Thomas, James "Bo" Moseley and Tommy Allen.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
 
 

Frances Reinle
Frances E. Reinle, 87, of Greenville, formerly of Dallas, died Thursday morning. There will be a graveside service at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Grove Hill Cemetery in Dallas. 
She was born Aug. 29, 1914, to Allen Kern Goodman and Lee Oma Gilcrease in Rylie. She was a bookkeeper at Texas Instruments and she was a Methodist.
Survivors include a brother, Ray S. Goodman of Celeste; sister Allene Wells of Dallas and several nieces and nephews.
Her husband, Bob "hans" Reinle; a brother, J.E. Goodman and two sisters, Dorothy Ballard and Maureen Bryan preceded her in death.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Lynch Alternative Funeral Service Inc.
 
 

Josie Williams
Josie Ree Williams, 70, of Greenville died Sunday at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Shiloh Baptist Church in Caddo Mills with Rev. F.W. Willis officiating. Burial will be in Grundy Memorial Park.
Daughter of Horace and Essie Stephens, she was born Jan. 1, 1931, in Linden. She had been employed as a cook. She was a member of Jonell Baptist Church in Dallas and Shiloh Baptist Church in Caddo Mills.
Mrs. Williams is survived by two stepsons, Steve Lusk and Mickey Lusk, both of Dallas; two brothers, Roy Jacob Stephens of Dallas and Royce W. Stephens of Greenville and seven sisters, Annie B. Henderson of Texarkana, Wonzie L. Childs of Fort Worth, Arstine Dickerson of Atlanta, Silverine Chisom of Greenville, Fannie Thursby of Greenville, Judy Johnson of Greenville and Joyce Williams of Dallas.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, a brother and a sister.
Pallbearers will be Joe Duffey, Donald Childs, Billie Willis, Ennis Robinson, Timothy Rector and Craig Duffy.
Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 

August 30, 2001
 
Services planned
 

Lucille Craig, 69, of Greenville, graveside service 2 p.m. Thursday at East Mount Cemetery. Coker-Mathews Funeral Home in charge.
 

Elizabeth Ann Crouch, 51, longtime resident of Commerce, died Wednesday at Presbyterian Hospital of Commerce. Services are at 2 p.m. Friday at the Pemberton Funeral Chapel. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. today at Pemberton Funeral Home.

Michael Tyler Henson, 29, of Greenville died Friday in Austin. Memorial service 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Kavanaugh United Methodist Church.

Ruby E. Holloway, 75, of Greenville, 10 a.m. today at Wesley United Methodist Church. Burial in Memoryland Memorial Park. Coker-Mathews Funeral Home in charge.

Don Moseley of Greenville died Wednesday. Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home Chapel in Wolfe City.
 

Lura Bailey
WOLFE CITY - Lura Jewel Bailey, 92, of Carrollton died Tuesday at IHS Heritage Gardens Nursing Home in Carrollton following a long illness. Funeral services will be at First Baptist Church of Carrollton at 10 a.m. Friday with Dr. Wayne Allen, Rev. Bobby Martin and Dr. Brent Taylor officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Wolfe City. She was born April 20, 1909, in Carrollton to Earl and Willie D. Fyke Skiles. On July 20, 1929, she was married to Rev. G.B. Bailey in Dallas. She was a member of the Perry family who were original settlers of Carrollton. Her husband was the minister at First Baptist Church in Wolfe City and they lived in Wolfe City from 1949 to 1953. Mrs. Bailey was a member of First Baptist Church in Carrollton and was a member of Eastern Star.
Surviving are a daughter, Mary Fletcher of Carrollton; two grandchildren, Beverly Guillory of The Colony and Joe Fletcher of Garland; three great-grandchildren, Eric Guillory of The Colony and Jeff Fletcher and Leanne Fletcher of Garland.
Deacons of First Baptist Church of Carrollton will serve as pallbearers.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Carrollton Building Fund.
R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home of Wolfe City is in charge of arrangements.
 
 

Eunice East
ROYSE CITY - Eunice Morris East, 87, of Denton, died Tuesday. A graveside service is set at 10 a.m. today at Celeste Cemetery with A.C. Quinn officiating. 
Daughter of Henry and Cora Attebery Morris, she was born April 17, 1914, in Collin County. She had lived in Fate for 47 years before moving to Denton and was a member of the Church of Christ in Royse City. Mrs. East's hobbies were gardening, quilting and bowling.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Mary and Fred Cuthbert of Denton; son and daughter-in-law Jeff and Donna East of Greenville; four grandsons, Jeff East III, Joe East, Jimmy East and David Riney; three granddaughters, Lea Snyder, Nancy Teel and Lyn Brown and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jeffie Clyde East in 1976; a son, Joseph Allen East in 1947 and brother Allen Morris in 1998.
Memorials ma be made to the American Heart Association, 1615 Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, Tx. 75207, or to the American Lung Association, 8150 Brookriver Drive, No. S-102, Dallas, Tx. 75247.
Rest Haven Funeral Home-Royse City Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
 
 

Oleta Hackney
Oleta M. Hackney, 86, of Celeste died Tuesday night at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church in Celeste with Rev. Ed Lee officiating. Burial will be in Memoryland Memorial Park.
Born Jan. 13, 1915, in Hickory Creek, she was the daughter of Edgar Leigh Cardwell and Nora Lee Pinson Cardwell. She and George Rankin Hackney were married Dec. 24, 1935. Mrs. Hackney was a receptionist for the office of Dr. F.S. Carruthers. She was very active in Texas Home Demonstration, becoming president of the organization in 1962. She held several church positions and was active in the Parent-Teacher Association. Mrs. Hackney was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Celeste.
She is survived by her husband of Celeste; three sons, Mark Rankin Hackney of Kingston, David Alan Hackney of Merced, Calif. and Gary Lynn Hackney of Dallas; two daughters, Georgann Babers of Celeste and Martha Lou Sanderson of Leonard; eight grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Lee Hackney Holmes; grandson Joel McBroom and brothers Weldon Cardwell and Edgar Leigh Cardwell Jr. Pallbearers will be John M. Jones, John Stark, Benny Richards, Todd Hackney, Jeffrey Babers, Mackie Don Babers and David Sanderson.
Memorials may be made to the Spina Bifida Foundation.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.
 

June Shipp
COMMERCE - June Shipp, 68, of Commerce died Tuesday in Commerce. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church with Rev. Roy Lee Dittmar officiating. Burial will be in Rosemound Cemetery.
Born March 13, 1933, in Commerce, she was the daughter of Aubrey Sparkman and Alma Payne Sparkman. She was married to Bobby Joe Shipp on May 23, 1952, in Arkansas. Mrs. Shipp was a beautician and also worked at CF&L during the building of Cooper Lake. She was a housewife. She helped found Ridgecrest Baptist Church and served as a Sunday school secretary. She was a member of First Baptist Church and was a member of the Hope Sunday school class and was a member of the Rebekah Lodge of Commerce.
Mrs. Shipp is survived by her husband of Commerce; a daughter and son-in-law, Robby Jo and Stanley Horton of Sulphur Springs; son and daughter-in-law Van and Rhonda Shipp of Commerce; a sister and brother-in-law, Jerry and J.T. Speight of Commerce; five grandchildren, Jarrid and Jessica Horton, Chase Shipp, Chelsea and Whitney Shipp and two stepgrandchildren, Chris and Morgan Ehrlish and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death were her parents and two brothers, John Lewis and Lynn Max Sparkman.
Pallbearers will be Tressie Pressley, Archie Broch, Pete Hale, Russell Armstrong, Bill Draughn, Lyn Ray Moore, Billy Spitler and Second McQueary. Ernest Hawkins will serve as honorary pallbearer.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Commerce Building Fund.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home.
 

August 29, 2001
 
Services planned

Stella Rose Byers of Greenville, 2 p.m. today at Wesley United Methodist Church. Burial in Forest Park Cemetery. Peters Funeral Home in charge.

Lucille Craig, 69, of Greenville, graveside service 2 p.m. Thursday at East Mount Cemetery. Coker-Mathews Funeral Home in charge.

Michael Tyler Henson, 29, of Greenville died Friday in Austin. Memorial service 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Kavanaugh United Methodist Church.
 

Vernon Henderson
Vernon Jackson Henderson, 92, of Greenville died Sunday morning at Briarcliff Health Center. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Larry Jordan officiating. Burial will be in Memoryland Memorial Park.
Born March 9, 1909, in Hunt County, he was the son of Sam Henderson and Lula Wygal Henderson. He and Rozine Winder were married Nov. 29, 1932, in Peniel. He retired as a foreman from Esco Manufacturing. Mr. Henderson attended Highland Terrace Baptist Church.
Mr. Henderson is survived by son and daughter-in-law Rickey and Christy Henderson of Greenville; daughter and son-in-law Melba and Oran Weeks of Greenville; two sisters, Ann Cannon and Bertha Bell, both of Quinlan; grandchildren Vannette Pollenzi and Joey Henderson of Dallas, Felicia Hollander of Rowlett, Mariah Rice of Carrollton and Natasha Henderson of Greenville and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Joe Henderson; his wife; a brother, Howard Henderson and sisters Lois Robinson and Mary Goodman.
Pallbearers will be Lloyd Benton, Marvin Hollander, George Honea, Joey Henderson, John Randolph and Bill Baldwin.
Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association or to the American Cancer Society.
 
 

Ruby Holloway
Ruby E. Holloway, 75, of Greenville, died Monday morning at Senior Care at Lake Pointe. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Wesley United Methodist Church with Rev. Gene Welborn and Rev. Jerry Simmons officiating. Burial will be in Memoryland Memorial Park.
Daughter of Andy Lewis Price and Mamie Jewell Hensley Price, she was born Aug. 4, 1926, in Bells. On Nov. 18, 1946, she was married to James E. Holloway in Greenville. Mrs. Holloway had been employed as a sales clerk at Beall's and Hallmark. She was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church, the ALR Sunday school class and the Wesley United Methodist Church Sivley Singers. 
Mrs. Holloway is survived by a son, Kip Holloway of Keller; a daughter, Denise Welborn of Garland; brother Gordon Price of Caddo Mills and four grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1978; two brothers, Andy Lewis Price Jr. and William Lewis Price and a sister, Betty Crawford.
Pallbearers will be James Patterson, Hewitt Moseley, Don Taylor, J.L. Boles, Boyd Woods, Weldon Mays, Jesse Lemmons, Charles Sivley and Weldon Henley. H.W. Inglish and Jack Griggs will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Memorials may be made to Catch the Spirit at Wesley United Methodist Church or to the American Cancer Society.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.
 
 

Charles Kennedy
COMMERCE - Charles Wayne Kennedy of Commerce died Monday in Cumby. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. today at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home Memorial Chapel with Rev. Steve Youngblood officiating. Burial will be in Shiloh Cemetery.
He was born in Bogota on Feb. 13, 1937, to Mack Kennedy and Mamie Gibbs Kennedy. He and his wife Karen were married May 30, 1958, in Paris. He retired from Dub's Quick Stop where he was manager. 
Mr. Kennedy is survived by his wife of Commerce; his mother of Bogota; children Pam Farris of Cumby and Kristie McSparrin and Philip Kennedy, both of Commerce; sisters Lorene Weir of Muleshoe, Maxine McGill of Dangerfield and Ruth Ann Allen of Deport; a brother, Robert Kennedy of Cuthand; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
His father preceded him in death.
Pallbearers will be Jim White, Kerry Pannell, Shannon Moreland, Bobby Moreland, Buddy Ferrell and Tracy Brent.
 

August 28, 2001
 
Services planned

Ruby E. Holloway, 75, of Greenville died Monday morning at Senior Care at Lake Pointe in Rowlett. Services are pending with Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.

Bernice Graves, 83, of Quinlan, 2 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in Memoryland Memorial Park.

Michael Tyler Henson, 29, of Greenville died Friday in Austin. Memorial service 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Kavanaugh United Methodist Church.

Charles Wayne Kennedy, 64, of Commerce died Monday in Cumby. Services will be Wednesday at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home in Commerce. Burial will be lin Shiloh Cemetery. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the fuenral home.
 

Stella Byers
Stella Rose Byers of Greenville died Monday. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Wesley United Methodist Church with Rev. Jerry Simmons officiating. Burial will be in Forest Park Cemetery.
Daughter of Joseph L. and Beulah Bates, she was born Feb. 16, 1906. Her family operated the Bates Hotel on Pickett Street in the early 1900s and later the Bon-Ton Café on Stonewall Street. On Dec. 14, 1925, she was married to Harbert Byers, who became Postmaster of Celeste. They moved to Greenville in 1983.
She is survived by a son, Andy Joe Byers of Melbourne, Fla.; two granddaughters, Michele and husband Edmund Stiles of Pennington, N.J. and Annette and husband Walter Colbertaldo and their children Michelle, Erika and Danielle Colbertaldo, all of Basking Ridge, N.J.
Pallbearers will be Ardis Drake, Doyle Dick, Hewitt Moseley, Charles Sivley, Ricky McDonald, Edmund Skiles and Marvin McDaniel.
Memorials may be made to Wesley United Methodist Church.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Peters Funeral Home.
 
 

Lucille Craig
Lucille Craig, 69, of Greenville died Saturday morning at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at East Mount Cemetery. 
Born Sep. 7, 1931, in Amarillo, she was the daughter of Louis Duffie and Mary Josephine Scott Duffie. She was married to William T. Craig on Dec. 2, 1980, in Rockwall. Mrs. Craig was a homemaker and she was a Baptist.
Survivors include two sons, Michael McClaskey of Beaufort, S.C. and Ronald Martinelli of Dallas; a daughter, Regina Ray of Reno, Nev.; brothers Lewis Duffie Jr. of Amarillo and B.H. Duffie of Big Spring; a sister, Josie Mathis of Century, Fla.; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1990 and by her parents.
Coker-Mathews Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 
 

Vernon Henderson
Vernon Jackson Henderson, 92, of Greenville died Sunday morning at Briarcliff Health Center. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Larry Jordan officiating. Burial will be in Memoryland Memorial Park.
Born March 9, 1909, in Hunt County, he was the son of Sam Henderson and Lula Wygal Henderson. He and Rozine Winder were married Nov. 29, 1932, in Peniel. He retired as a foreman from Esco Manufacturing. Mr. Henderson attended Highland Terrace Baptist Church.
Mr. Henderson is survived by son and daughter-in-law Rickey and Christy Henderson of Greenville; daughter and son-in-law Melba and Oran Weeks of Greenville; two sisters, Ann Cannon and Bertha Bell, both of Quinlan; grandchildren Vannette Pollenzi and Felicia Hollander of Dallas, Felicia Hollander of Rowlett, Mariah Rice of Carrollton and Natasha Henderson of Greenville and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Joe Henderson; his wife; a brother, Howard Henderson and sisters Lois Robinson and Mary Goodman.
Pallbearers will be Lloyd Benton, Marvin Hollander, George Honea, Joey Henderson, John Randolph and Bill Baldwin.
Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association or to the American Cancer Society.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
 
 

Thelma Monk
Thelma Monk, 91, of Wylie died Saturday in Rowlett. Funeral services are at 2:30 p.m. today at First Baptist Church of Royse City with Richard Moore officiating. Burial will be in the Royse City Cemetery.
She was born April 10, 1909, in Stephenville to Dave and Mary Elizabeth McCreary Mitchell.
Surviving are children Verbel Watson, Alice Robertson, Tena Alford, Bobby Monk and Anzelle Fields; a sister, Rosalie Browning; 24 grandchildren; 66 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Monk was preceded in death by her husband Elzie Ray Monk; a son, William David Monk; twin brothers Richard and Elmer Mitchell; sisters Lou Ella Brewer and Birtie Elizabeth Mitchell; one grandson and one great-grandson.
Rest Haven Funeral Home-Royse City Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
 
 

William Parks
William Henry "Bill" Parks, 74, of Greenville, formerly of Richland Springs, died Saturday at his home. Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Coker-Mathews Chapel with Rev. Jimmy Vaughn officiating. Burial will be at Richland Springs Cemetery in San Saba County.
Mr. Parks was born Jan. 27, 1927 in Richland Springs to Robert W. and Bethel Mae Holley Parks. He married Lomagene Parks in 1956 and remarried to Nell Parks in 1977; both of his wives are currently deceased. He was a U.S. Army veteran by draft and enlisted in the U.S. Navy where he served in China. He was a sheet mechanic and retired from 14 years at E-Systems and 15 years at Rockwell International at Dallas Love Field. He was a member of Dixon Baptist Church and the American Legion.
He is survived by a girlfriend, Collene Lumpkin of Greenville; a son, Brett Alan Parks of Greenville; a stepson, James Paul Dyer, Jr. of Greenville; a daughter, Lana Ladell Parks of Greenville; two stepdaughters; Paula Moore and Sheila Mitchell of Greenville; two brothers, Bobbie Parks of Garland and Hubert Parks of Arp; two sisters, Jeanine Willis and Ruby Lee D'Orio of Brady; nine stepgrandchildren and seven stepgreat-grandchildren. 
He is preceded in death by his brother, Woodie Parks; his first wife, Lomagene and his second wife, Nell Parks.
 

August 24, 2001
 
Services planned

Robert Edwin Ferguson, 56, of Greenville died Wednesday. Services are pending with Peters Funeral Home.

William Albert "Pete" Lee Jr. of Dallas, formerly of Greenville, 2 p.m. today at Calvary Hill Mausoleum Chapel. Burial in Calvary Hill Mausoleum. Hillcrest Funeral Home of Dallas in charge.

David Ervin Rush, 92, of Wolfe City, 10 a.m. today at R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in Camp Ground in Poetry.

Opal Hida Shaw, 91, of Commerce, 10 a.m. today at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home Memorial Chapel. Burial in Rosemound Cemetery.

Iva Mae Denman Simmons, 75, of Dallas, formerly of Greenville, 2 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel.
Melanie Sword,19, of Sulphur Springs died Wednesday. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Lord's Way Church of God in Christ in Sulphur Springs. Grundy Funeral Home in charge.
 

Esau Amos
Esau Amos, 69, of Greenville died at his home Wednesday. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at East Side Church of Christ with Fred Weaks officiating. Burial will be in Grundy Memorial Park.
Son of Matthew and Minerva Amos, he was born July 9, 1932, in Greenville. Mr. Amos served in the U.S. Army. He worked as a custodian and was a member of East Side Church of Christ.
Mr. Amos is survived by a son, Billy Amos of Clarksville; two daughters, Faye Johnson of Dallas and Patricia Reed of Garland and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, a sister and five brothers.
Visitation is from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home.
 
 

Emma Carlton
QUINLAN - Emma Jane Carlton of Quinlan died Wednesday. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hooker Ridge Cemetery.
She was born March 29, 1925, in Norman, Okla. to William Ruey and American Ann Haggy Howe. She was a homemaker and she was a member of the VFW.
Mrs. Carlton is survived by sons Roy Hale of Quinlan, Ted Hale of Oklahoma and Charles Hale of Quinlan; a brother, Jessie Howe of Oklahoma; one sister, Wilma Newman of Oklahoma City, Okla.; 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Ronald Hale; three brothers, Perry Howe, Lonnie Howe and Joe Howe and two sisters, Ollie Seward and Dorothy Daugherty.
Visitation is during business hours at Quinlan Funeral Home.
 

Dr. Richard Clevenger
COMMERCE - Dr. Richard Lee Clevenger, 70, longtime Commerce resident, died Wednesday at his home. There will be a memorial service at 10 a.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church of Commerce.
He was born May 16, 1931, in Columbus, Ind. and lived in Columbus until his graduation in 1949. He then attended Indiana University. Before finishing his degree he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force to serve in the Korean Conflict from 1951 to 1955. He completed his bachelor's degree in chemistry at I.U. and earned his doctorate in chemistry from the University of Louisville in 1963. 
Dr. Clevenger moved to Commerce in 1963 and became an Associate Professor of Chemistry at East Texas State University through 1980. During this time he was active in law enforcement through his work in forensic chemistry. He worked in private business until resuming his teaching career in 1990 and taught chemistry both in Kansas and Jacksonville until his retirement in 1996.
Dr. Clevenger volunteered with the Boy Scouts of America as Scout Master and Assistant Scout Master of local troops. He was a longtime member of First Presbyterian Church where he served as a Sunday school superintendent, deacon and choir member.
Survivors include his wife Martha Hogenson Clevenger; a son, Eric Scott Clevenger and niece Rosanne Clevenger Barnette. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry Franklin and Zona Faye Clevenger; one brother, David Lynn Clevenger and two brothers in infancy.
Memorials may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society or the First Presbyterian Church of Commerce.
Pemberton Funeral Home of Commerce is in charge of arrangements.
 
 

Nancy Bowman
LONE OAK - Nancy Jane Bowman, 68, of Lone Oak died Thursday at home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Lone Oak Baptist Church with Rev. Robert Cook and Rev. Danny Calk officiating. Burial will be in Lone Oak Cemetery.
Born Aug. 8, 1933, in Conroe, she was the daughter of George and Jimmy Vestal. She was married to Jimmy Dale "Boots" Bowman on Jan. 28, 1951, in Freeport. Mrs. Bowman retired from Haggar Manufacturing Company where she was employed as a seamstress. She was a member of Lone Oak Baptist Church and Lone Oak Eastern Star. She had lived in Lone Oak for 51 years.
Mrs. Bowman is survived by her husband of Lone Oak; her mother, Jimmie Westbrook of Rusk; a son and daughter-in-law Gary George and Cathey Bowman of Lone Oak; daughter and son-in-law Nandale and Robert Vice of Greenville; four grandchildren, Wesley Vice of Dallas, Ryan Vice of Kansas, Kaylee Bowman of Lone Oak and Leslie Bowman of Commerce and great-grandchild Jaycie Haegens.
She was preceded in death by her father and grandparents Eula and George Albert Vestal and Emily Jane Hysmith and James Johnson.
Pallbearers will be Fred Clem, Eddie Bell, Eddie Earl White, Danny Bowman, Allen Hooten and Lester Hunt. Honorary pallbearers will be Danny Abernathy, Mike Abernathy, Joe Don Abernathy, Bennie Bowman, Bennie Vice, Noble Ketchum and Troy Glenn Haynes.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Bartley's Funeral Home of Lone Oak.
 
 

Jonathan Gilmore
CADDO MILLS - Jonathan Matthew Gilmore, 10, of Josephine died Wednesday in a car accident. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in Josephine with Rev. Brant O'Conner officiating. Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery.
He was born in Richardson on Aug. 7, 1991, son of Ronnie Gilmore and Shannon Boyd Gilmore. He was a student at Community Independent School District.
Surviving are his parents of Josephine; brothers David Gilmore and Richard Plannery, both of Josephine, Jeffrey Gilmore of McKinney and Ronnie Wayne Gilmore of Oklahoma City, Okla. and a sister, Rontonya Taylor of Oklahoma City, Okla.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Rentfrow Funeral Home of Caddo Mills.
 
 

Hester Hodges
GRAND PRAIRIE - Hester B. Hodges, longtime resident of Grand Prairie and formerly of Commerce, died Thursday in San Antonio. Funeral services will be at Bean-Massey-Burge Funeral Home Chapel in Grand Prairie at 11 a.m. Saturday with Dr. J.H. Wright officiating. Burial will be in the family plot at Rosemound Cemetery, Commerce, at 4 p.m.
Daughter of James E. and Minnie Lankford Adair, she was born Aug. 30, 1913, on a farm near Commerce. She earned her master's degree in elementary education from East Texas State University in Commerce and taught in rural schools in Commerce for several yeas. She taught fifth grade in Grand Prairie from 1955 through 1975 and was a member of the Texas State Retired Teachers Association and the National Retired Teachers Association. Mrs. Hodges was a member of the First Baptist Church of Grand Prairie and taught Sunday school there and served on various committees.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Steven W. and Betty Hodges of Lockhart; four stepdaughters and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband of nearly 41 years, Ralph Hodges; four brothers and one sister.
Visitation is from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home which is located at 733 Dalworth Street, Grand Prairie. 
 
 

Kay Kelley
Kay Kelley, 64, of Greenville died Wednesday in Dallas. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Peters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Rick Blue officiating.
She was born Dec. 8, 1936, in Peoria, Ill. 
Survivors include her husband, Russell Campbell of Greenville; three daughters, Robin Hamilton of Colorado, Shirley Faulk of Kansas and Mary Phillips of Illinois; four sons, Joe Richardson of Tennessee, George Bee of Greenville and Bobby and Paul Parris of Illinois; three stepsons, John Kelly of Denton, Jim Kelley of Maryland and Kenny Kelley of Gainesville; three sisters, Margie Cassidy, Goldie Fuller and Bonnie Bohmhold, all of Illinois; two brothers, Mike Fuller and Paul Fuller, both of Illinois and numerous grandchildren.
A brother, Ed Cassidy, preceded her in death in 2001.
Visitation is from 8 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home Saturday.
 

Chris Jones
BONHAM - Funeral services for Chris Jones, 46, of Denton, formerly of Bonham, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at First Christian Church, 701 N. Main, Bonham, with Rev. Kirk M. Jones, pastor of First Baptist Church of Greenville, officiating. Burial will be in Arledge Ridge Cemetery.
He died Thursday morning at Denton Community Hospital.
Son of Jess David Jones and Janice Sue Brown Jones, he was born May 1, 1955, in Dallas. He was a 1973 graduate of Bonham High School and a 1978 graduate of Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Ark. On May 30, 1981, he married Nancilou Poole in Little Rock, Ark. Mr. Jones was a member of First Baptist Church in Mesquite. 
He was a member of the Texas High School Coaches Association and the American Football Coaches Association. Mr. Jones coached track and football for more than 23 years and coached at Monticello High School, Monticello, Ark.; Plano East Senior High School, Greenville High School, Mesquite High School, North Garland High School, Crandall High School, Howard Payne University in Brownwood and Denton High School.
Survivors include his wife of Denton; a son, Aaron Michael Jones of Denton; a daughter, Ashley Michelle Jones of Denton; his mother, Janice Smith of Bonham; his father of Bonham; maternal grandmother Vera Brown of Bonham; three brothers, Kirk Jones and wife Marilyn of Greenville, Loy Jones and wife CarrieAnn of Fort Worth and Roy Jones of Bonham; stepbrother and wife Ron and Nancy Smith of Bonham; and nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Allen Rich, David Trout, Steve Halpin, Robbie Robinson, Jeff Hantes, Tim Eshleman, Mickey DeLamar and Josh Cannon.
Memorials may be made to a favorite charity.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Wise Funeral Home, 219 West Sam Rayburn, Bonham.
 

Willie Nelson
Willie Lee Nelson, 43, of Mesquite died Aug. 18 in Houston. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Price Temple Church of God in Christ with Rev. W.C. Clark officiating. Burial will be in Grundy Memorial Park.
Born Oct. 3, 1957, in Greenville, he was the son of Willie Ray and Charlene Nelson. On Dec. 21, 1977, he married Betty Derrick in Rockwall County. Mr. Nelson served in the U.S. Army. He worked in construction. He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife of Mesquite; his father of Greenville; a son, Keithion Derrick of Dallas; one daughter, Kimberlee D. Nelson of Mesquite; six brothers, Johnny Nelson, Jerry Nelson, Charles Nelson and Edward Nelson, all of Greenville, Donald Nelson of Wolfe City and Joseph Nelson of Terrell; three sisters, Gloria Riley, Barbara Nelson and Felicia Wallick, all of Greenville and seven grandchildren.
His mother, grandparents and a brother preceded him in death.
Friends of the family will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation is from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home.
 

August 23, 2001
 
Services planned

Dr. Richard L. Clevenger, 70, longtime Commerce resident, died Wednesday at his home. Services are pending with Pemberton Funeral Home.

Willie Nelson of Greenville died Saturday. Services are pending with Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home.

Melanie Sword, 19, of Sulphur Springs died Monday. Services are pending with Grundy Funeral Home.

Gary J. Taylor, 33, of Greenville, 1 p.m. today at Bethlehem Baptist Church. Burial in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Fort Worth. Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home in charge.
 

William Lee
DALLAS - William Albert "Pete" Lee Jr. died Tuesday. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Calvary Hill Mausoleum Chapel with Sam Franklin, deacon, officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Hill Mausoleum.
Son of Lee Sr. and Matilda Lee, he was born Dec. 7, 1911, in Josephine. He was raised in Greenville and graduated from Greenville High School. He moved to Dallas and married Marian Jean Dooley at the Sacred Heart Cathedral on April 10, 1937. He worked for Titche-Goettinger of Dallas for 44 years, retiring as executive vice-president of comptroller. Following his retirement, he worked for Sanger Harris for several years before retiring a second time. Mr. Lee was a member of Christ the King Church for more than 60 years.
Survivors include two sons, Lawrence Leslie Lee of Mexia and Lynn P. Lee of Tyler; a daughter, Lana Lee Mann of Dallas and seven grandchildren.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Sparkman Hillcrest Funeral Home in Dallas.
 
 

David Rush
WOLFE CITY - David Ervin Rush, 92, of Wolfe City died Wednesday at Smith Nursing Home following a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home with Dr. Larry M. May of Mesquite officiating. Burial will be in Camp Ground in Poetry.
Mr. Rush was born Nov. 6, 1908, in Arkansas, son of James R. Rush and Lydia Ann Wilson Rush. He married Katie Belle Bennett in Kaufman on Jan. 20, 1928. He was a retired ward attendant for a nursing service. He was a member of the Baptist church at South Sulphur.
Mr. Rush is survived by three daughters, Avis Williams of Dallas, Louise Rush of Cedar Hill and Pat Matthews of Flower Mound; former wife and friend Anna Rush of Gorman; 17 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his first wife and three sons.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
 
 

Opal Shaw
COMMERCE - Opal Hida Shaw, 91, of Commerce died Wednesday at Doctors Hospital in Dallas. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home Memorial Chapel with Rev. Mike House officiating. Burial will be in Rosemound Cemetery.
Daughter of Andrew Quate and Joyce Young Quate, she was born Jan. 19, 1910, in Pecan Gap, Delta County. She was married to Lee David Shaw on Jan. 26, 1929, in Cooper. Mrs. Shaw was a homemaker.
She is survived by four sons, Kenneth Shaw of Commerce, Curtis and Wendel Shaw of Dallas and Benny Shaw of Arlington; a brother, Jess Quate of Grand Prairie; two sisters, Vern Baker of Clyde and Arbena Weakley of Dallas; 12 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by her husband; a son, Jerry Shaw; daughter Shirley Bankhead and granddaughter Marisa Bankhead.
Grandsons Kenny Shaw, Robert Shaw, Greg Shaw, Bradley Bankhead, Philip Bankhead and Chris Shaw will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation is from 6 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
 
 

Iva Simmons
Iva Mae Denman Simmons, 75, of Dallas, formerly of Greenville, died Sunday evening at Briarcliff Health Center in Greenville. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ken Byrd and Rev. Allan Connor officiating. Burial will be in Forest Park Cemetery.
She was born Nov. 5, 1925, in Covington, Okla., daughter of Roy Houston Guthrie and Christina Osban Guthrie. She was married to Verner L. Denman II in 1944 in Corpus Christi; he preceded her in death in 1967. She later married Elmer Simmons. Mrs. Simmons was a retired document clerk with E-Systems and she was a member of Kavanaugh United Methodist Church.
Surviving are her husband, Elmer Simmons of Dallas; sons and daughters-in-law Verner L. and Kay Denman III of Greenville and Jack and Connie Simmons of Dallas; daughters and sons-in-law Patricia and David Earls of Commerce, Jean and Fred Talley of Dallas, Kay and Jim Hamrick of Dallas and Patti Jo and Allan Connor of Oklahoma City, Okla.; sisters and brothers-in-law Vera Milstead of Killeen, Bonnie and Byron Varner of The Woodlands and Christine and Bill Pool of Odessa; 12 grandchildren; one great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews. 
She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister and her first husband.
Pallbearers will be James Handley, Dr. Fagg C. Sanford III, Daryl Marks, Jim Hamrick, Jack Simmons and Fred Talley.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
 

August 22, 2001
 
Services planned

Willie Nelson of Greenville died Saturday. Services are pending with Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home.

Melanie Sword, 19, of Sulphur Springs died Monday. Services are pending with Grundy Funeral Home.

Hubert Brigham, 86, of Neylandville, 11 a.m. today at New Hope Baptist Church. Grundy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Irene Rose Dowler, 76, of Ladonia, 2 p.m. today at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Ladonia. Burial in Mt. Zion Cemetery. Grundy Funeral Home of Greenville in charge.

Lucille Foster, 94, of Greenville, 11 a.m. today at Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in East Mount Cemetery.

Theedora Lee, 85, of Greenville, 1 p.m. today at Mt. Olive Baptist Church. Burial in East Mount Cemetery. Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home in charge.

Hubert Leon "Tubby" Shields of Euless, 10 a.m. today at First United Methodist Church of Celeste. Burial in Hogeye Cemetery. Coker-Mathews Funeral Home of Greenville in charge.

Iva Mae Denman Simmons, 75, of Dallas, died Sunday evening at Briarcliff Health Center in Greenville. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in Forest Park Cemetery. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
 

Gary Taylor
Gary J. Taylor, 33, of Greenville died Friday. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Bethlehem Baptist Church with Rev. Roy L. Price officiating. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Fort Worth.
Born in Fort Worth, he was the son of Mason Taylor Jr. and Cleesta Williams. He worked as a laborer and was a member of Price Temple Church of God in Christ.
Surviving are his mother of Greenville; his father of Fort Worth; stepfather John Williams, stepmother Beverly Taylor; grandmotehrs Anna Bell Taylor of Fort Worth and Lucy Williams of Greenville; three brothers, Mason "Nick" Taylor III of Greenville, Rodrick Lofton and Carlos Bratton of Fort Worth; sisters Kimberly Lofton, Monica Bratton, Pamela Taylor of Fort Worth, Romunda Williams, Tomunda Benford and Elunda Dixon of Greenville; three daughters, Brittneye Pitts, Kaszia Taylor and Demetria Taylor, all of Greenville.
He was preceded in death by grandparents, two uncles and a great-grandmother.
Pallbearers will be Chad Pitts, Billy Kendrick, William Ashford, David Williams, Charles Ashford Jr., Willie Durham, Charlie Robinson and Ryan Rhoden.
There will be a wake from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home.
 

August 21, 2001
 
Services planned

Willie Nelson of Greenville died Saturday. Services are pending with Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home.

Gary Taylor of Greenville died Friday. Services are pending with Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home.

Iva Mae Denman Simmons, 75, died Sunday evening at Briarcliff Health Center. Services are pending with Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.

Tressa La Mound Jones Blaylock of Grand Prairie, 1 p.m. today at AME Evening Chapel. Burial in American Memorial Park, Grand Prairie. Grundy Funeral Home of Greenville in charge.

Hubert Brigham, 86, of Neylandville died Friday. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at New Hope Baptist Church. Grundy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Earl Harmon Clarke, 77, of Point, memorial services at 11 a.m. today at The Episcopal Church in Ticonderoga, N.Y. Burial will be at Mount Hope Cemetery in Ticonderoga, N.Y.

Donna Fowler, 85, of Campbell, 1 p.m. today at Campbell United Methodist Church. Burial in Forest Park Rose Marie Williamson 8/20/01 Cemetery. Peters Funeral Home in charge.

Lee R. LeWinn, 73, of Quinlan, 1 p.m. today at Faith Baptist Church, Quinlan. Burial in Restland Memorial Park, Dallas. Anderson-Clayton Funeral Home of Terrell in charge.
 

Hubert Brigham
NEYLANDVILLE - Hubert W. Brigham, 86, of Neylandville died Friday at his home. Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at New Hope Baptist Church with Rev. R.L. Richardson officiating. Burial will be at Grundy Memorial.
Mr. Brigham was born on March 26, 1915, in Neylandville to Bertie and Callas Brigham. He married Mary Jane on August 26, 1941. He was in the Army and a member of New Hope Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife; a nephew, Hubert Morris Taylor of Los Angeles, Calif.; a daughter, Fayrene Gipson of Phoenix, Ariz.; a sister, Florence (Loatha) Taylor of Los Angeles, Calif.; one grandchild and two nieces. He is preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers.
Pallbearers will be friends of the family. Grundy Funeral Home is in charge.
 
 

Irene Dowler
LADONIA - Irene Rose Dowler, 76, of Ladonia died at her home. Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Ladonia with Roy Yates officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Ladonia.
Mrs. Dowler was born in Clarksville to Claud Rosie and Lorene McShaw. She married Willie Dowler in Roswell, N.M.
She is survived by two sons, Bobby Ceaser of Ladonia and Roy Ceaser of Natchiteches, La.; one daughter, Glinda Ceaser of Ladonia; two sisters, Juanita Williams of New Mexico and Inez Edwards of Ladonia; a host of grandchildren.
Grundy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 
 

Lorene Fenter
POINT - Funeral services for Lorene Fenter, 87, of Point are at 2 p.m. today at Woosley Baptist Church in Rains County with Rev. Billy Smith officiating. Burial will be in Long Cemetery.
Mrs. Fenter died Saturday at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville.
She was born May 20, 1914, in Hopkins County to Riley and Flora McQueen Bibby. She was married to Irwin F. Fenter in Rains County on Oct. 20, 1985. Mrs. Fenter was a homemaker and she was a member of Woosley Baptist Church.
Surviving are her husband; sons E. H. Glasscock of Royse City, Tommy Fenter of Tyler and Martin Fenter of Marietta; three sisters, Dorothy Fox of Bonham, Arleta Ellis of Greenville and Christeen Hamilton of Dallas; eight grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Ernest Bibby and Houston Bibby and two sisters, Aldene Lloyd and Irene Helton.
John Peoples, Errin Farley, John Fenner, Jackie Oler, Billy Trimble, Buster Rivers, Jerry Bibby and David Lloyd will serve as pallbearers.
Point Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 
 

Lucille Foster
Lucille Foster, 94, of Greenville died Friday at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ester Faye Lawson officiating. Burial will be in East Mount Cemetery. 
She was born Dec. 21, 1906, in Sherman to Ed and Henrietta Blandon. She was a retired beautician and she was a member of Church of God in Christ.
Survivors include four grandchildren, Paula Carter, Sharon Ervin and David Reed, all of Greenville and Lowell Reed of Plano; six great-grandchildren and two nephews, Hobert Foster and Flord Foster, both of Oklahoma City, Okla.
She was preceded in death by her husband, a daughter and a sister.
Grandsons and great-grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
 
 

Theedora Lee
Theedora Lee, 85, of Greenville died Friday at her home. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Mt. Olive Baptist Church with Rev. Robert Woodson officiating. Burial will be in East Mount Cemetery.
Born in Linden on Dec. 1, 1915, she was the daughter of Zecheriah and Hattie L. Tamplin Stanley. She was a housewife. Mrs. Lee was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church.
Mrs. Lee is survived by a son, Overlin Mack of Richmond, Calif.; a sister, Sopora Stanley of Linden; four grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, three brothers, and two sisters.
Friends of the family will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation is from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home.
 
 

Hubert Shields
Hubert Leon "Tubby" Shields of Euless died Sunday. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church of Celeste with Rev. Marshal Engle Middleton and Rev. Ed Lee officiating. Burial will be in Hogeye Cemetery. 
Born June 6, 1915, in White Rock, he was the son of G.B. and Edna Furlong Shields. Mr. Shields taught for 40 years, 32 of which were spent teaching agriculture at Celeste High School until his retirement in 1976, when he received a lifetime membership in the PTA. His previous teaching career was at Hogeye, Savage and Emory. Mr. Shields served on the board of the Hunt-Collin Electric Co-Op, was president of the Hunt County unit of the Texas State Teachers Association and was an active member of the Lions Club. He had a cattle ranch in Kingston. 
Mr. Shields was a member of First United Methodist Church of Celeste.
Surviving are a daughter, Joan Shields Daniels of Celeste; son and daughter-in-law Ronald E. and Carla Shields of Euless; grandchildren Cindy Blackburn of Knoxville, Tenn., Lorri Shields Quinn of Highlands, N.C., Keith Daniels of Celeste and Suzanne Shields of Euless; great-grandchildren Waylon Daniels, Scherie and Ashley Dodd, Ryan and Meredith Blackburn, Matthew Shields and a sister, Ruth Shields Beard of Garland.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Tommie Jo Ewing Shields, and three brothers.
Visitation is from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.
 
 

Perry Smith
Perry Tom Smith, 53, of Greenville died Friday at his home. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Mr. Smith was born Dec. 10, 1947, in Fort Worth to Jack and Nell Hudnall Smith. He was Church of Christ and served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.
He is survived by an aunt, Anna Pearl Wilson; cousins, Chet and Kathy Wilson, Barbara and Bill Burchett and a number of other cousins and caregivers Michael Cole and Desi Smallwood. 
He was preceded in death by his parents and his twin brother, Jerry Joe Smith.
Lynch Alternative Funeral Service, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.
 
 

John Templeton
ATOKA, Okla. - John Randell Templeton OF Leflore, Okla. died Wednesday. Funeral services were a 2 p.m. Sunday at Brown's Funeral Chapel in Atoka with Fred Wells officiating. Burial was in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Armstrong, Okla.
He was born in DeQueen, Ark., on April 14, 1950, to John Carter Templeton and Ola Ruth Tarno Templeton. Mr. Templeton served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam war.
Surviving are his mother of Denison; a daughter, Tina Michelle Templeton of Oklahoma; sisters Pat Streetman of Greenville and Glenda Ruth Brown of Atoka, Okla.; brothers Michael Wayne Templeton of Denison and Kendall Bradley of Sherman and one grandson.
His father preceded him in death.


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