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July 30, 2001

Services planned
Gladys C. Morney-Taylor, 99, of Quinlan died Friday. Arrangements are pending with James M. Rentfrow Funeral Home in Caddo Mills.
Wilson W. Alverson, 78, a longtime resident of Commerce died Sunday at Sulphur Springs Nursing Home. Arrangements are pending with Pemberton Funeral Home.

Barbara Ella Harzke, 79, of Commerce died Thursday in Commerce. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. today at Sonora Cemetery in Fairlie with the Rev. Mutt Wallace officiating. Jones-Walker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

John Krodle, 79, of Greenville died Saturday in Dallas. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today at Memoryland Memorial Park with the Rev. James Nance officiating. Peters Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Albert Arling Strom, 58, of Quinlan died Thursday in Lubbock. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Rentfrow Funeral Chapel in Caddo Mills with the Rev. Randall Bost officiating. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Bonnie Rice Wardlaw, 86, of Greenville died Friday. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Chapel of Ralph Robinson. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Ralph Robinson and Son Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements.

Alba Moore
GRAND PRAIRIE - Alba Moore, 80, died Saturday in Arlington. Services will be at 12:30 p.m. today at Restland Wildwood Chapel with the Rev. Wayne Ogle officiating. Burial will be at Restland Memorial Park. Restland Funeral Home in Dallas is in charge of arrangements.
She was born Jan. 17, 1921, in Tussy, Okla. She was a loving wife and mother.
Mrs. Moore is survived by her husband of 44 years, Henry "Hank" Moore; sons, Robert Wayne Reneau and Bruce Allen Moore; daughter, Mary Dennistoun; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
An open visitation is scheduled for Monday morning before the service.
Chris Dennistoun, Ben Martin, Arik Logan, Michael Forbes, Ronnie Moore and David Moore will serve as pallbearers. Austin Reneau will serve as an honorary pallbearer.

Carla Wright
FARMERSVILLE - Carla Lynn Wright, 32, of Farmersville died Saturday in McKinney. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Farmersville with the Rev. Bart Barber officiating. Hurst's Fielder-Baker Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.
She was born Jan. 6, 1969, in McKinney to Jerry and Dorothy Forshee Wright. Ms. Wright was a caregiver and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Farmersville.
She is survived by her parents; brother, Keith Wright of Farmersville; grandmother, Margaret Forshee of McKinney; and grandparents, Harlon and Belle Wright of Merit.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Contributions may be sent to Wegeners Granulomatosis Support Group, P.O. Box 28660, Kansas City, MO, 64188; the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals; or the First Baptist Church of Farmersville's Library Fund.

July 29, 2001

Services planned

Gladys C. Morney-Taylor, 99, of Quinlan died Friday. Arrangements are pending with James M. Rentfrow Funeral Home in Caddo Mills.

Albert B. Borchardt, 84, of Emory, graveside service 11 a.m. today at Crown Hill Memorial Park, Dallas. Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home of Emory in charge.

Fred Addison Love Jr., 49, of Tawakoni, memorial service 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the VFW Post 2559 in West Tawakoni. Visitation before and after service at the Love's home in Tawakoni.

Barbara Harzke
FAIRLIE - Barbara Ella Harzke, 79, of Commerce died Thursday in Commerce. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Sonora Cemetery in Fairlie with the Rev. Mutt Wallace officiating. Jones-Walker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
She was born March 6, 1922, in Bridgeport to Mary and William Moxley. She married Henry Howard Harzke on Feb. 1, 1941, in Hobbs, N.M. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Harzke was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers, two sisters, and one son, 

Charles Harzke.
She is survived by her daughters, Betty Feal of Klondike and Mary Kathryn Varce of Iowa; sons, Bill Harzke, Howard Harzke and John P. Harzke, all of Commerce; 14 grandchildren and 38 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Her sons, a son-in-law and grandson will serve as pallbearers.

John Krodle
John Krodle, 79, of Greenville died Saturday in Dallas. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Memoryland Memorial Park with the Rev. James Nance officiating.
He was born April 12, 1922, in Fannin County to William and Ola Krodle. On Nov. 29, 1941, he married Alene Kurfees in Greenville. Mr. Krodle lived in the Greenville area for 78 years and worked for Rutherford Construction for 40 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of the Church of Christ.
He is survived by his daughter, Pat Altenbaumer and her husband, Von, of Greenville; sister, Elnora Sealey of Dallas; brother, James Krodle of Greenville and numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Krodle was preceded in death by his wife, three brothers and a sister.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Steve Krodle, Richard Krodle, Joe Sealey, Morris Krodle, Phil Krodle and Roger Krodle will serve as pallbearers.
Peters Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Albert Strom
CADDO MILLS - Albert Arling Strom, 58, of Quinlan died Thursday in Lubbock. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Rentfrow Funeral Chapel in Caddo Mills with the Rev. Randall Bost officiating.
He was born Oct. 29, 1942, in Iron River, Mich., to Arling Strom and Jean Hanson Strom. He married Antoinette Zurek on June 11, 1976, in Jackson, Mich.
Mr. Strom was a veteran of the U.S. Army and U.S. Navy. He also worked as a truck driver for Transport America.
He is survived by his sons, Lavern Strom, Ronnie Strom, Alton Strom, all of Quinlan, and Gary Strom and Michael Strom, both of Houston; daughters, Eva Dorman of Quinlan, Lorie Strom of Arizona, and Cindy Holmes of Copeville; brother, David Strom of Michigan; sisters, Christine Strom of Michigan and Jean Dewey of Pennsylvania; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Bonnie Wardlaw
PINE BLUFF, ARK. - Bonnie Rice Wardlaw, 86, of Greenville died Friday. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Chapel of Ralph Robinson. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mrs. Wardlaw was reared and educated in Lake Village where she graduated from Lake Village High School in 1934. She moved to Pine Bluff, Ark., in 1934 where she joined the WPA. She married C.D. Wardlaw on April 9, 1939, in Pine Bluff, Ark. Mrs. Wardlaw was a kindergarten teacher at Southside Baptist Church from 1957 to 1973. She later worked for Morris T.V. Service as a bookkeeper before she retired.
She is survived by her son, Larry Wardlaw of Greenville; half-brother, Oliver Durham of Lake Village, Ark.; half-sister, Marie Walker of Lake Village, Ark.; two granddaughters and six great-grandchildren. Mrs. Wardlaw was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Douglas Wardlaw; and brothers, Odell Rice and Edward Rice.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Ralph Robinson and Son Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements.

July 28, 2001

Services planned

Albert Arling Strom, 58, of Quinlan died Thursday in an accident in Lubbock. Services are pending with James Rentfrow Funeral Home of Caddo Mills.

Barbara E. Harzke, 79, of Commerce died Thursday. Graveside services will be Monday, 10 a.m. at Sonora Cemetery in Fairlie. Visitation is 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home of Commerce.

Fred Addison Love Jr., 49, of Tawakoni, memorial service 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the VFW Post 2559 in West Tawakoni. Visitation before and after service at the Love's home in Tawakoni.
Raymond Franklin Spears, 93, of Quitman, 10:30 a.m. today at Lowe Funeral Home Chapel in Quitman. Burial in Roselawn Memorial Gardens of Mineola.

Barbara E. Harzke, 79, of Commerce, graveside service 10 a.m. Monday at Sonora Cemetery in Fairley. Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Jones-Walker and Son Funeral Home.

Reta Craft
LEONARD - Graveside services for Mrs. Reta Marie Craft, 61, of Randolph, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Randolph-Lindsay Cemetery in Randolph with Rev. David Brackett officiating.
Mrs. Craft died Thursday at the Sunbridge Care and Rehab Center in Sherman.
She was born Feb. 1, 1940, in Leonard, daughter of Archie Edward Lucas and Ada Oleta McCorstin Lucas. She married Billy James Craft in June 1959 in Fort Worth. Mrs. Craft was a member of the Randolph Baptist Church. She was a sales clerk at Wal-Mart.
Surviving are brothers Carl James Lucas of Arlington and Roy Edward Lucas of Randolph and a sister, Katherine Cooper of Fort Worth.
Taylor Funeral Home of Leonard is in charge of arrangements.

Darris Dickey
Darris Dickey of Dallas died Monday. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. today at Wesley Chapel C.M.E. Church in Greenville with Rev. M.L. Wilson officiating. Burial will be in Grundy Memorial Park.
He was born Aug. 13, 1955, in Greenville. Mr. Dickey was a maintenance supervisor. He was a member of Living Word Baptist Church of Dallas.
Surviving are his wife, Gail Dickey of Dallas; his mother, Lillie Jo Hendrix of Greenville; two sons, Tyson Smith and Durand Smith, both of Dallas; brothers Vincent Dickey and John Smith and sisters Rhonda Moon, Renee Johnson and Deanna Dennis.
Grundy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Lynn Hutton
ROYSE CITY - Lynn Arthur Hutton, 40, of Royse City died Wednesday. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the First Baptist Church of Royse City with Rev. George McCain officiating. Burial will be at Roselawn Memorial Park in Mineola at 4:30 p.m.
Son of Lindell Arthur and Effie Burke Hutton, he was born Nov. 24, 1960, in Dallas. He graduated from Royse City High School in 1979. Mr. Hutton had been employed as a truck driver for American Eagle Trucking Lines since 1999 and had previously worked for nine years at Rubbermaid in Greenville. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Royse City.
Survivors include his mother of Royse City and two sisters, Maggie Ann Cahill of Wimberly and Elizabeth Ann Hutton of Royse City.
He was preceded in death by his father and a baby sister, Pamela Joan Hutton.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Rest Haven Funeral Home-Royse City Chapel.

Margaret Wares
FARMERSVILLE - Margaret Louise Harris Osborne Wares, 83, of Farmersville, formerly of Leonard, died Thursday at Hinton Nursing Home. Services will be at a later date in Sumter, S.C.
She was born Oct. 15, 1917, in Sumter, S.C., daughter of James and Daisy Montgomery Harris. She was a volunteer with health care services.
Mrs. Wares is survived by a daughter, Kathy Smith of Farmersville; son Charles B. Osborne Jr. of Dalzell, S.C.; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Hurst's Fielder-Baker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ann Robertson
Ann Robertson, 73, of Greenville, died Friday morning at Medical City Hospital in Dallas. There will be a private graveside service at Forest Park Cemetery with Rev. Riley Hamilton officiating.
Born Dec. 11, 1927, in Greenville, she was the daughter of Reagan E Robertson Sr. and Carrie Hall Robertson. She was a retired executive secretary for Carrier Air Conditioning Company. She was a Baptist.
Surviving are sister-in-law Lugene Robertson of Greenville; nieces Debbie Williams and husband Ron of Greenville, Dena Nichol and husband Mike of Greenville and Gina Steinberg and husband Paul of Royse City; great nephews Adam Williams, Zach Williams, Chris Nichol and Charlie Butler and great nieces Kelly Nichol and Morgan Butler.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Reagan Robertson Jr. and Phillip Robertson and great nephew Dusty Williams.
Nephews will serve as pallbearers.
Memorials may be made to Highland Terrace Baptist Church Building Fund.
Coker-Mathews Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

July 27, 2001

Services planned

Barbara E Harzke of Commerce died Thursday in Commerce. Arrangements are pending with Jones-Walker and Son Funeral Home.

Albert B. Borchardt, 84, of Emory, graveside service 11 a.m. today at Crown Hill Memorial Park, Dallas. Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home of Emory in charge.

Fred Addison Love Jr., 49, of Tawakoni, memorial service 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the VFW Post 2559 in West Tawakoni. Visitation before and after service at the Love's home in Tawakoni.

Terry Bunch Jr.
PORT LAVACA - Terry H. "Tige" Bunch Jr., 83, of Port Lavaca, formerly of Greenville, died June 5. Services were June 8 at Richardson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. O'Quin Kelly officiating. Burial was in Tulia Cemetery in Plainview on June 9.
He was born Jan. 19, 1918, in Greenville, son of Terry Bunch Sr. and Cleo Little Bunch. He attended Texas Tech College. Mr. Bunch was owner and operator of a Ford Motor Company dealership in Port Lavaca for 30 years. He was a Methodist. He was chairman of the Community Chest (United Way) and served as past president of the Chamber of Commerce. He was a former sponsor of the Teenage League, the Punt, Pass and Kick and the Band Boosters at Calhoun High School. Mr. Bunch served as a city councilman 1955-56.
Survivors include a daughter, Cindy Bunch of Port Lavaca, a son, Ross Bunch of Baytown; sister Elizabeth Kelton of Greenville and four grandchildren.
His wife, Mancy Nell Wingo, preceded him in death.

Darris Dickey
Darris Dickey of Dallas died Monday. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Wesley Chapel C.M.E. Church in Greenville with Rev. M.L. Wilson officiating. Burial will be in Grundy Memorial Park.
He was born Aug. 13, 1955, in Greenville. Mr. Dickey was a maintenance supervisor. He was a member of Living Word Baptist Church of Dallas.
Surviving are his wife, Gail Dickey of Dallas; his mother, Lillie Jo Hendrix of Greenville; two sons, Tyson Smith and Durand Smith, both of Dallas; brothers Vincent Dickey and John Smith and sisters Rhonda Moon, Renee Johnson and Deanna Dennis.
Grundy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Hattey Gladden
Hattey Shea Gladden of Greenville, infant, died Wednesday at Baylor Medical Center. There will be a private graveside service at Memoryland Memorial Park with Dr. Marvin J. Mosley officiating.
Hattey was born Wednesday in Dallas to Danny Gladden and Rae Dean Mosley Gladden.
Surviving are parents of Greenville; brother Chase Gladden of Greenville; grandparents John and Alice Gladden of Greenville, Sharon Gladden of Duncanville and Dr. Marvin and Jakie Mosley of Greenville and great-grandfather Robert Hawkins of Cedar Hill.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.

Raymond Spears
QUITMAN - Raymond Franklin Spears, 93, of Quitman died Thursday in Quitman. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Lowe Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. David Smith officiating. Burial will be at Roselawn Memorial Gardens of Mineola.
Mr. Spears was born March 27, 1908, in Mansfield. He was a 12-year resident of Wood County. Mr. Spears was a retired builder who worked in residential and commercial construction. He was Baptist.
Mr. Spears is survived by his wife, Jessie Spears, of Quitman; son, Herschell Spears of Yantis; daughter, Evelyn Martin of Quitman; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
His grandsons, Mike Spears, Brad Martin, Mark Martin and Lee Highsmith will serve as pallbearers. Bob Foster, Lorie Foster, John Vega and Ben Highsmith will serve as honorary pallbearers.

July 26, 2001

Services planned

Darris Dickey of Greenville died Monday at Parkland Hospital. Services are pending with Grundy Funeral Home.

Carry Grundy-Fannin of Greenville, 11 a.m. today at New Hope Baptist Church. Burial in Grundy Memorial Park. Grundy Funeral Home in charge.

Cindy Lee, 43, of Arlington, formerly of Emory, 10 a.m. today at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel in Emory.

Nona Frances Shields, 86, of Watauga, 2 p.m. today at Brown's Memorial Chapel in Irving. Burial in Oak Grove Memorial Gardens.

Albert Borchardt
EMORY - Albert B. Borchardt, 84, of Emory died Wednesday in his home. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Crown Hill Memorial Park in Dallas with Rev. David Diller officiating.
Son of Charles F. and Flora Myrtle Kearney Borchardt, he was born Aug. 28, 1916, in Sunnyvale. He married Mary lee Dunn on Feb. 9, 1946, in Dallas. He retired from Brookhollow Country Club in Dallas where he worked for 38 years. He was United Methodist.
He is survived by his wife; a son, Kenneth Borchardt of Dixon; a daughter, Janet Hahn of Farmers Branch; a sister, Maria Lou Smith of Emory; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home.

Wanda Gifford
QUINLAN - Wanda Dell Gifford of Quinlan died Wednesday at a Denton hospital. A memorial service is set at 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church with Rev. David Hammond officiating. Burial will be Saturday in Spiro, Okla.
Daughter of Tessie Gunter Warren and Brooks "Happy" Warren, she was born April 2, 1925, in Russellville, Ark. She was a member of the Class of 1943 at Central High School in Little Rock, Ark. She worked at the City of Quinlan through the Green Thumb program and was a member of the Temple Baptist Church in Lewisville. Mrs. Gifford was a regular of the Quinlan Bridge Club and was a volunteer with the Hunt County Fair Association in the Creative Arts Division. She also participated in the 9th Armored Division Super Group reunions.
Survivors include three children, Robert Page of Peoria, Ariz., Patty Page Stovall of Corinth and Bettina Page Frisby of Little Rock, Ark.; a sister, Bettye Slaughter of Quinlan; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Gifford of Spiro, Okla.
Memorials ma be made to the Texas Hearing and Service Dogs of Austin, the American Cancer Society or a charity of choice.

Fred Love Jr.
WEST TAWAKONI - Fred Addison Love, Jr., 49, of Tawakoni died July 19 at Veteran's Hospital in Dallas. There will be a memorial service Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at the VFW Post 2559 in West Tawakoni.
Mr. Love was born Nov. 10, 1951, in Midland, son of Fred and Artie Love. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from December 1969 to December 1973 during the Vietnam war. He was a retired truck driver.
Mr. Love is survived by a daughter, April M. Love of Tawakoni; sister Peggy Jones of Murchison and a brother, Frank Love of Elmdorf.
Preceding him in death were his parents and a brother, Jimmy Love.
Visitation will be before and after the service at the Love's home in Tawakoni.

Stephen Pondish
Stephen George Pondish of Greenville died Wednesday at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. No services are planned. Burial will be in Long Island National Cemetery in Farmingdale, N.Y.
He was born Dec. 23, 1913, in Nesquehoning, Penn. to John Pondish and Mary Kurriee Pondish. On April 8, 1950, he married Cecioa Mulet in New York. He was a corporal in the U.S. Army during World War II. Mr. Pondish was a retired craftsman in the jewelry business. He was a Catholic.
He is survived by friends Victor and Luz Rodriguez and Ruben Rodriguez of Greenville.
His wife preceded him in death in September 1969.
Peters Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

July 25, 2001

Services planned

Darris Dickey of Greenville died Monday at Parkland Hospital. Services are pending with Grundy Funeral Home.

George William Caldwell, 89, of Waco, 10 a.m. today at Waco Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel. Bellmead Funeral Home in charge.

Addie Mae Taylor, 31, of Garland, 2 p.m. today at New Hope Baptist Church of Royse City. Burial in Royse City Cemetery. Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home in charge.

Reginal Bryant Wilson of Garland, 1 p.m. today at Sweet Home Missionary Baptist Church of Garland. Burial in Lincoln Park, Dallas. Grundy Funeral Home of Greenville in charge.

Carry Grundy-Fannin
Services for longtime Greenville businesswoman Carry Grundy-Fannin will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at New Hope Baptist Church. Burial will be in Grundy Memorial Park. She died Friday in a Dallas hospital.
She was born in Clarksville to Thaddeus and Celia Becton Johnson. She attended and graduated from public schools in Clarksville and attended college at Prairie View A&M University where she obtained her teacher's certificate. After teaching for one year, she returned to college at Bishop College and then to Jarvis Christian College in Hawkins where she received her bachelor's degree in elementary education. She began her teaching career in Vasey Later, then taught in Caddo Mills, Garland and Greenville.
In 1944 she and her husband took over the operation of Andrews Funeral Home on Bois d'Arc Street. The facility was remodeled and the name was changed to Grundy Funeral Home. She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church for many years and held numerous offices in the church. She was also active in many civic organizations.
Surviving are a son, Charles A. Venters Sr. of Dallas; a sister, Mrs. Dimple Merritt of Fresno, Calif; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a brother, one sister and four spouses.
Grundy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Cindy Lee
EMORY - Cindy Lee, 43, of Arlington, formerly of Emory, died Friday at her residence. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Billy Smith officiating.
Born in Terrell on Oct. 1, 1957, she was the daughter of Alton and Suzanne Ballard Jennings. She was a licensed vocational nurse and she was a Baptist.
Survivors include her father of Canton; her mother, Suzanne Collard of Emory; two daughters, Brandy Butler of Lancaster and Laura Lee of Balch Springs; a sister, Carol Elliott of Emory and four granddaughters.
A son, Michael Bryon Lee, preceded her in death.
Visitation is from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel.

Fred Love Jr.
WEST TAWAKONI - Fred Addison Love, Jr., 49, of Tawakoni died July 19 at Veteran's Hospital in Dallas. There will be a memorial service at 2:30 p.m. at the VFW Post 2559 in West Tawakoni.
Mr. Love was born Nov. 10, 1951, in Midland, son of Fred and Artie Love. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from December 1969 to December 1973 during the Vietnam war. He was a retired truck driver.
Mr. Love is survived by a daughter, April M. Love of Tawakoni; sister Peggy Jones of Murchison and a brother, Frank Love of Elmdorf.
Preceding him in death were his parents and a brother, Jimmy Love.
Visitation will be before and after the service at the Love's home in Tawakoni.

Billy Owens Sr.
CORPUS CHRISTI - Billy D. Owens Sr. died Friday at his residence in Corpus Christi. Funeral services were Sunday at 2 p.m. at Seaside Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Seaside Memorial Park.
Son of Sim F. Owens Sr. and Laura Cozby Owens, he was born Oct. 27, 1921. Mr. Owens was a veteran, serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He had lived in Corpus Christi since 1959 where he attended Parkdale Baptist Church.
He was married to Jimmie Jewel Owens for 53 years until her death in September 1993. He later married Frances Mankin Owens on Dec. 8, 1997.
Surviving are his wife; a daughter Carolyn Maddux of Corpus Christi and her daughter, Kim Smith of Houston and son Trey Maddux of College Station; great-grandson Gaston Smith of Houston; great-granddaughter Savannah Leigh Smith of Houston; daughter and son-in-law Donna and Robert Wallace Johnson II of Corpus Christi and their sons Robert Bryan Johnson of San Marcos and Stephen Johnson of Corpus Christi; daughter and son-in-law Dianna and Cooper Wallach and sons Travis Wallach and Tyler Wallach, all of Houston; son Billy Don Owens Jr. of Corpus Christi; one brother and sister-in-law, Gerald Mead and Betty Owens of Denison; one sister, Jo Ann Ethridge of Celeste; stepchildren Dr. R.C. Mankin of San Angelo, Thomas Mankin of Houston and Farrelyn Lee of Bloomfield, N.M.
His parents and one brother, Sim F. Owens Jr., preceded him in death.

Nona Shields
IRVING - Nona Frances Shields, 86, of Watauga, died Tuesday. Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Brown's Memorial Chapel in Irving with Dr. Randy Rudisell officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Memorial Gardens.
She was born Dec. 24, 1914, in Celeste, daughter of John W. Gibbs and Quinnie Mathews Gibbs.
Survivors include her husband of 69 years, Wayne Shields of Watauga; sons and daughters-in-law Kenneth and Shirley Shields of Sanger and Jerry and Denise Shields of Watauga; a daughter, Barbara White of Watauga; a sister, Kathleen Wharton of Arlington; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Ema Taylor
COMMERCE - Ema Jean Taylor, 85, of Commerce died Sunday at Presbyterian Hospital of Commerce. Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Terry Bryan officiating. Burial was in Red Water Cemetery in Red Water at 2:30 p.m.
Born June 10, 1916, in Naples, she was the daughter of Sam Griffin and Leta Liles. She was married to S.M. "Murray" Taylor on Feb. 16, 1939, in Texarkana. She had lived in Commerce since 1969 and traveled extensively with her family. She was a retired beautician.
Surviving are her husband, and niece, Carla Clinton of Commerce; three sisters, Janice Grahm of Mt. Pleasant, Ruth Allen of Malta and Bobby Nichols of Eugene, Ore.; sister-in-law Peggy Hogan, of Commerce; a brother, Kenneth Kingston of New Boston and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were J.C. Lake, Gene Castleberry, Emmett Wilbanks, Joe Hawkins, Sam Henin, Carl Odom, Otha Spencer and Charles Bishop.

Florence Wallis
Florence J. Wallis, 91, of Greenville died Monday at Hospice of East Texas. Funeral services are at 6 p.m. today at Peters Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Whitewright.
Daughter of A.T. Phillips and Sarah Elizabeth Woosley, she was born Feb. 7, 1910, in Whitewright. She was a bookkeeper for a state school. Mrs. Wallis was a Methodist.
Surviving are nieces Sarah P. Hall of Chandler, Nasa P. Smith of Greenville, Mary Lyons of Dallas and Jane Miller of Midlothian; two nephews, James Lynn Phillips of Point and Jamie Phillips of Lott and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of East Texas, 4111 University Blvd., Tyler, Tx. 75701.
Visitation follow the service at the funeral home.

July 24, 2001

Services planned

Darris Dickey of Greenville died Monday at Parkland Hospital. Services are pending with Grundy Funeral Home.

Florence Wallis, 91, of Greenville died Monday in Tyler. Services are pending with Peters Funeral Home.

Reginal Bryant Wilson of Garland died Thursday at University of Texas Medical Center in Galveston. Services are pending with Grundy Funeral Home of Greenville.

Lorene Moore Hunt, 90, of Terrell, 10 a.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel, Greenville. Burial in Restland Memorial Park, Dallas, 2 p.m.

Ruby W. Newman, 94, of Mesquite, 10 a.m. today at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home. Burial in Turner Cemetery in Emory.

George Caldwell
BELLMEAD - George William Caldwell, 89, of Waco died Saturday at a local nursing home. Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Waco Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel with Rev. James Haynes officiating.
Mr. Caldwell was born Sept. 23, 1911, in Childress and his family lived in Hunt County for a while. He married Laura Loetta Ketner on July 6, 1948, in Fort Worth. He served in the U.S. Air Force and retired Sep. 30, 1971. Mr. Caldwell then worked for the V.A. Medical Center, retiring with 20 years' service. He was a member of Lacy Lakeview Methodist Church.
Survivors include a son, Jerry Caldwell of Temple; Geneva Hibbard of California and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife on July 22, 2000, and a grandson, Jeremy Caldwell in 1996.
Memorials may be made to Methodist Home, 1111 Herring, Waco, TX. 76708; H.O.T. Council of Boy Scouts of America or Meals on Wheels, P.O. Box 85, Waco, TX. 76703.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Belmead Funeral Home.

Addie Taylor
Addie Mae Taylor, 31, of Garland died Friday. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at New Hope Baptist Church of Royse City with Rev. R. Clayborn officiating. Burial will be in Royse City Cemetery.
Born in Rockwall on June 5, 1970, she was the daughter of Iva Lee and Dollie Taylor.
Survivors include her parents of Dallas; a brother, Robert Taylor Jr. of Garland; sister Letha Faye Taylor of Dallas and grandmother Lovie Taylor of Royse City.
Friends will serve as pallbearers.
Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home of Greenville is in charge of arrangements.

Ema Taylor
COMMERCE - Ema Jean Taylor, 85, of Commerce died Sunday at Presbyterian Hospital of Commerce. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. today at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Terry Bryan officiating. Burial will be in Red Water Cemetery in Red Water at 2:30 p.m.
Born June 10, 1916, in Naples, she was the daughter of Sam Griffin and Leta Liles. She was married to S.M. "Murray" Taylor on Feb. 16, 1939, in Texarkana. She had lived in Commerce since 1969 and traveled extensively with her family. She was a retired beautician.
,Surviving are her husband and niece. Carla Clinton of Commerce; two sisters, Janice Grahm of Mt. Pleasant and Ruth Allen of Malta; sister-in-law Peggy Hogan, of Commerce; two brothers, Bobby Nichols of Eugene, Ore. and Kenneth Kingston of New Boston and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be J.C. Lake, Gene Castleberry, Emmett Wilbanks, Joe Hawkins, Sam Henin, Carl Odom, Otha Spencer and Charles Bishop.

Cleo White
EMORY - Cleo White, 75, of Emory died Sunday at Green Acres Nursing Home. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. today at the Church of Christ with David Baker and G.D. Phillips officiating. Burial will be in Turner Cemetery.
Daughter of Thomas P. Godwin and Mary Martin Godwin, she was born Sep. 15, 1925, in Wood County. She was married to J.W. White on Dec. 25, 1944, in Van Zandt County. Mrs. White was a homemaker and was a member of the Church of Christ.
She is survived by two sons, Bobby White of Gary and Harold White of Emory; a daughter, Viola Meeks of Emory; brother Dave Neeley of El Paso; a sister, Hazel Parrish of Emory; nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Her husband preceded her in death in 1989.
Friends will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home.

Cletius Wilder
QUINLAN - Cletius Don Wilder, 70, of Quinlan died at his home Saturday following a long battle with cancer. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. today at the Quinlan LyBrand Funeral Home with Rev. Jim Leach and Rev. J.R. Raley officiating. Burial will be in West Memorial Cemetery in Quinlan.
Son of William Dewey and Viola Mae Wilder, he was born Aug. 4, 1930, in Ector in Fannin County. He was a member of First Baptist Good Shephard Church in Dallas.
Mr. Wilder is survived by his wife of 48 years, Thelma Cotten Wilder; son and daughter-in-law Mark and Connie Turner of Euless; daughters and sons-in-law Jean and Joe Brown of Arlington and Cleta and Terry Green of Quinlan; three sisters, Fannie Lou Cotten and Jo Topping of Winnsboro and Willie Mae Brown of Howe; a brother, James Wilder of Dallas; brothers-in-law Alvin, Arlie and Melvin Cotten, James Patterson and Clyde Topping; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
His parents and a brother, John "Buster" Wilder, preceded him in death.

Reginal Wilson
Reginal Bryant Wilson of Garland died Thursday. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Sweet Home Missionary Baptist Church in Garland with Rev. Phillip Walls officiating. Burial will be in Lincoln Park, Dallas.
He was born in Dallas on Feb. 6, 1962, to Rev. and Mrs. J.C. Wilson. Mr. Wilson was a member of Sweet Home Missionary Baptist Church.
Survivors include his parents; a daughter, Whitney Gorman of Dallas; two brothers, Kevin and Kelvin Wilson of Garland and sisters Jaunna Moss and Shandra Wilson of Garland.
Grundy Funeral Home of Greenville is in charge of arrangements.

July 23, 2001

Services planned

Carrie Grundy Fannin, 93 of Greenville died Friday morning at Doctors Hospital in Dallas following a short illness. Services are pending with Grundy Funeral Home.

Reginal Bryant Wilson of Garland died Thursday at University of Texas Medical Center in Galveston. Services are pending with Grundy Funeral Home of Greenville.

Ema "Jean" Taylor, 85, died Sunday in Commerce. Services are pending with Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home.

Virginia Nelson Cash of Quinlan died Friday in Dallas. Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Quinlan Funeral Home Chapel with Steve Couch officiating. Burial will be at 7 p.m. Santa Anna City Cemetery.

Helen Delois Brewster, 82, of Greenville died Thursday at IHS of the Gardens in Carrollton. Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be at Memoryland Memorial Park.

Addie Davis, 90, of Sulphur Springs died Saturday at Hopkins County Memorial Hospital. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Chapel. Burial will be at Mahoney Cemetery.

Beatrice Lewis, 95, of Commerce died Wednesday in Dallas. Services will be at 11 a.m. today. Burial will be at Rosemount Cemetery.

Mark Taylor, 15, of Cumby died Friday afternoon at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Services will be at 11 a.m. today at First Baptist Church in Cumby. Burial will be at Long Cemetery.

Lorene Hunt
TERRELL - Lorene Moore Hunt, 90, of Terrell, formerly of Mt. Pleasant died Saturday at Terrell Care Center. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Coker-Mathews Chapel with Rev. D.L. Barrow officiating. Burial will be at 2 p.m. at Restland Memorial Park in Dallas.
Mrs. hunt was born on Oct. 2, 1910, in Rockwall to John Ashley and Fannie Lou Gotcher Moore. She was married on Sept. 30, 1947 in Dallas to Thomas Jefferson Hunt. She was a seamstress and a Baptist.
She is survived by a step-son, Sterling Hunt of N. C.; a step-daughter, Margie Beasley of Cary, N.C.; a sister, Anna Lou Pinckard of Sacramento, Calif; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, four brothers, Wesley, Gotcher, Brown and Leon (J.L.) Moore; a sister, Freda Wilson and a step-son, Thomas Hunt.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight at the funeral home.

Ruby Newman
MESQUITE - Ruby W. Newman, 94, of Mesquite died Saturday at Mesquite Tree Nursing Center. Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Wilson-Orwosky with Rev. Billy Smith officiating. Burial will be at Turner Cemetery in Emory.
Mrs. Newman was born on Nov. 28, 1907 in Emory to Ambrose M. and Lorena Shivers Edgar. She was married in 1927 to William Drue Newman. She was a homemaker and a Baptist.
She is survived by a daughter, Effie M. Murray of Dallas, three sisters, Essie Elliott of San Antonio, Mary Arrington of Mabank, and Inez Patton of Dallas; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

July 20, 2001

Services planned

Charlie Farnam, 50 of Greenville died June 2. Services are pending with Lynch Alternative Funeral Service.

Beatrice Lewis of Dallas died Wednesday. Services are pending with Grundy Funeral Home.

Reginal Bryant Wilson of Garland died Thursday at University of Texas Medical Center in Galveston. Services are pending with Grundy Funeral Home.

Helen Delois Brewster, 82, of Greenville died Thursday morning at IHS of the Gardens in Carrollton. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Rick Blue officiating. Burial will be Memoryland Memorial Park. Visitation is 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Milton Caldwell, 78, of Greenville died at his residence Thursday. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Salem-Kinser United Methodist Church. Burial will be at 4 p.m. in Evans Ritchie Cemetery in Vivien, La.. Visitation is 6 to 8 p.m. today at Peters Funeral Home.

Norman Parker, 81, of Kaufman, 11 a.m. today at Pleasant Grove Baptist Temple in Dallas. Burial in Emory City Cemetery, 4 p.m. Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home of Emory in charge.

Emily Applegate
Emily Mable Applegate, 62, of Mt. Pleasant died Wednesday at Hospice of East Texas in Tyler. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Vansickle Baptist Church. Burial will be in Weiland Cemetery in Cash.
She was born Sep. 13, 1938, in Henderson to Walter and Emily Elkias McCannon. She was a retired seamstress and was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include sons Ronnie Short of Cash, Paul Davis of Sulphur Springs and Samuel Davis of Garland; daughter Donna Daniel of Cash; two sisters, Opal Vandergriff and Maureen Blythe, both of Ore City; eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Lynch Alternative Funeral Service.

Marie Connatser
DALLAS - Funeral services for Marie Patterson Connatser of Dallas, formerly of Celeste, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Grove Hill Funeral Home with Jim Jordan officiating. She died Thursday in a Dallas hospital.
She was born in Celeste on Aug. 8, 1912, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lem Patterson and had been a resident of Dallas for nearly 60 years. She was a homemaker and was a licensed beautician. She was a member of Second Baptist Church in Dallas.
Surviving are her husband, Joseph Roscoe Connatser of Dallas; three grandchildren, Ted Tarpley of Dallas, Marie Tarpley of Commerce and Mark Tarpley and wife Colleen of Dallas; one great-granddaughter, Anna Tarpley of Dallas; son-in-law Fred Tarpley of Commerce; nephew Frank Patterson and family of Celeste, Mrs. Dudley Patterson and family of Dallas; several nieces and nephews and special friend Kathy Upton of Tecumseh, Okla.
A daughter, Jolene Connatser Tarpley, preceded her in death.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Verda Greenway
WOLFE CITY - Verda Lee Greenway, 88, of Wolfe City died Thursday at Smith Nursing Home following a six month illness. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home Chapel with Dwight Gardner and Rev. Randy Rather officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
Born May 31, 1913, in Wolfe City, she was the daughter of Charlie and Virgie Kizer Stidham. On Jan. 10, 1930, she was married to Darrell Ray Greenway in Hugo, Okla. She was a homemaker and was a member of First Baptist Church in Wolfe City.
Survivors include two sons, Frank Ray Greenway of Lake Jackson and Bob Greenway of Wolfe City; two daughters, Mary Wade of Leonard and Cindy Davidson of Woodbridge, Va.; two sisters, Oma Tapp of Wolfe City and O'Dell Turner of Austin; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Mark Wade, Mike Wade, Robert Greenway, Phillip Greenway, Steve Wade and 
Rob Bramer.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Isac Wong
Isac Josue Wong, newborn, died Monday at Baylor Medical Center in Dallas. Funeral services were at 7 p.m. Thursday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jose Amaya officiating. Graveside services are at 10 a.m. today at Dallas/Fort Worth National Cemetery.
He was born in Dallas on July 16, 2001, to Juan Carlos Wong and Sandra Ramirez Wong.
Surviving are his parents of Greenville; brother Juan Carlos S. Wong of Greenville; a sister, Joansandy M. Wong of Waco and grandmothers Olga Rodriquez, Yolanda Jarquin and Mercedes Ramirez, all of Miami, Fla.

July 19, 2001

Services planned

Emily Mable Applegate of Mt. Pleasant died Wednesday at Hospice of East Texas in Tyler. Services are pending with Lynch Alternative Services.

Beatrice Lewis of Dallas died Wednesday. Services are pending with Grundy Funeral Home.

Kristopher R. Klein of Arlington, 10 a.m. today at Peters Funeral Home. Burial in Memoryland Memorial Park.

Norman Parker
Norman Parker, 81, of Kaufman died Wednesday at Willow Bend Nursing Home in Mesquite. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Pleasant Grove Baptist Temple in Dallas with Rev. Huff officiating. Burial will be in Emory City Cemetery at 4 p.m.
Son of James F. and Margaret Thibdeou Parker, he was born July 12, 1920, in Canada. On Sept. 4, 1943, he married Dolores Wylie in Ypsalanti, Mich. Mr. Parker was a truck driver. He was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Temple.
Surviving are a son, Phillip Parker of Kaufman; one daughter, Norma Murphy of Mesquite; a brother, Raymond Parker of Michigan; sister Mae LaSalle of Arizona; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
His wife preceded him in death.
Friends will serve as pallbearers. Members of his Sunday School class will serve as honorary pallbearers. Wilson-Orwosky
Visitation is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at Funeral Home.

July 18, 2001

Services planned

Billie June Blankenship Glenn, 74, of Cumby, 2 p.m. today at West Oaks Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in Greenview Cemetery.

Felicitas Lucio of Edinburg, rosary 2 p.m. today at Peters Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in Sullivan Cemetery.

Jimmy D. Milton, 47, of Garland, 11 a.m. today at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Edgewood. Burial in Edgefield Cemetery. Herschel LyBrand Funeral Home of Wills Point in charge.

Grace Roden Sandford of Wolfe City, graveside service 10 a.m. today at Memoryland Memorial Park, Greenville. R.W. Owens & son Funeral Home in charge.

David Ewalt
David Samuel Ewalt, 70, of Greenville died Monday morning at his residence. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Joe Knight and Rev. James Nance officiating. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Gardens in Terrell.
Born June 13, 1931 in Van Zandt County, he was the son of Charlie Lee Ewalt and Asa Love Teel Ewalt. He served in the U.S. Marines. Mr. Ewalt worked in law enforcement - three years on the Liquor Control Board, 28 years in the Greenville Police Department and 12 years for the Hunt County Sheriff's Department. He was a member of Reavilon Baptist Church and the Pythian Lodge.
Surviving are two brothers, Carrol Duane Ewalt of Dallas and Charles T. Ewalt Sr. of Jacksonville; a sister, Nelda Jean Starling of Garland; special friends Elna and Arvie Burdette and Pam and Benny Henager, all of Greenville; two nephews and four nieces.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Imogene and his parents.
Pallbearers will be Harold Roseberry, Kenneth Peters, Darrell Cash, Jeff Gore, Ivan Gusten and Cullen Smith.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Kristopher R. Klein
Kristopher R. Klein of Arlington died Sunday at Christus St. Joseph Hospital in Paris. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Peters Funeral Home. Burial will be in Memoryland Memorial Park.
He was born Jan. 20, 1977 in Albuquerque, N.M., son of Valerie Raymond and Ray Klein. He was employed in construction.
Survivors include his mother of Arlington; his father of Greenville; stepfather Jeffrey Raymond of Arlington; two brothers, David Curtis of Garland and Derick Klein of Albuquerque, N.M. and two sisters, Doriane Klein and Cortney Klein, both of Greenville.
Pallbearers will be Matthew Holland, L.B. Bryant, Clint Greer, Chad Ladnier, Leonard Woodruff and 

David Curtis.
Visitation is from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

July 17, 2001

Services planned

Opal Braswell, 83, formerly of Blue Ridge, died Friday in Fort Worth. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Blue Ridge Baptist Church with Rev. Terry Pittman officiating. Burial will be at Stoney Point Cemetery in Valdasta. Hurst's Fielder-Baker Funeral Home of Farmersville in charge.

David Samuel Ewalt, 70, of Greenville, died Monday morning at his residence. Funeral services 10 a.m. Wednesday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in Highland Memorial Gardens, Terrell. Visitation 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. See page 1 story.

Billie June Blankenship Glenn, 74, of Cumby, 2 p.m. Wednesday in West Oaks Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in Greenview Cemetery.

Kristopher R. Klein of Arlington died Sunday at Christus St. Joseph Hospital. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Peters Funeral Home with Rev. Ray Evers officiating. Burial will be in Memoryalnd Memorial Park. Visitation is 7-9 p.m. Wednesday.

Virginia Hews
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine " Virginia "Ginny" D. Hews, 85, of Portland, Maine, formerly of South Portland, Maine, died Thursday at a Portland Nursing Home following a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. Funeral services were at 1 p.m. Monday at the Immanuel Baptist Church in Portland. Burial was in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in South Portland.
She was born in Commerce, daughter of Charles Neeley and Eugenia Long Draper. She was educated in the Commerce schools and was a graduate of Commerce High School and East Texas State University. She also attended the University of Mexico in Mexico City, Mexico. On April 19, 1944, she was married to Claude E. Hews in San Diego, Calif.
Mrs. Hews taught English and Spanish and also worked for the Commerce Journal. She and her husband moved to Maine in 1945 after World War II. She was a homemaker for several years and returned to teaching senior English in 1966 and retiring in 1976. She was a member of the College Club of Portland, a 56-year member of the Immanuel Baptist Church in Portland, serving on many boards and committees. Mrs. Hews was on the board of managers at Seventy Five State Street in Portland and was a member of the Maine Teachers Association.
Surviving are three sons, Charles E. Hews of South Portland, Maine, Robert F. Hews of Portland, Maine and James R. Hews of Dallas; a daughter, Claudia H. Monsell of Portland, Maine; brother Thomas Draper of Houston, 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Hobbs Funeral Home of South Portland, Maine was in charge of arrangements.

Felicitas Lucio
Felicitas Lucio of Edinburg died Sunday. There will be a rosary at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Peters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Carcoran officiating. Burial will be in Sullivan Cemetery.
Daughter of Antonio and Clara Lucio, she was born in Mexico on Jan. 14, 1916. She worked with the handicapped in Edinburg and was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church there.
Survivors are nephews Antonio Reyes, Albino Reyes and Ruben Reyes, all of Greenville and other nieces, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Pallbearers will be Daniel Thompson, Chris Reyes, Jeff Ottwell, Kevin Bowers, Thomas Mead and Mark Self.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Jimmy Milton
WILLS POINT " Funeral services for Jimmy D. Milton, 47, of Garland are scheduled at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Edgewood with Revs. J.W. Scott and R.C. Wrenn officiating. Burial will be in Edgefield Cemetery. He died Friday in Hunt County.
He was born April 24, 1954, in Edgewood to Marzell Milton and Dortha R. Lewis. On June 6, 1980, he married Regina Scott of Longview.
He graduated from East Texas State University and began his 20-plus year career with Raytheon.
He was an active member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. (Delta Xi Chapter of Greenville) where he served as Vice-Basileum. Mr. Milton served as a youth mentor in the Greenville community and was a member of the International Society of Poets. He was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Edgewood and was currently attending services in Garland.
Surviving are his wife of Garland; two daughters, Crystal and Marisa Milton of Garland; his mother of Edgewood; three sisters, Debra Milton of Cleveland, Ohio, Barbara Green of Wichita Falls and Ann Hunter of Royse City and three brothers, Marvin Milton and Maurice Milton, both of Greenville and Melvin Milton of Rowlett.
His father and an infant brother, Edward Leon Milton, preceded him in death.
Memorials may be made to the Jimmy Milton Memorial Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 8321, Greenville, Tx. 75404-8321.
Visitation is 6 to 8 p.m. today at Herschel LyBrand Funeral Home.

Grace Sandford
WOLFE CITY " Grace Roden Sandford of Wolfe City, died Monday in Greenville following a short illness. A graveside service is set at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Memoryland Memorial Cemetery in Greenville with Rev. Kevin Mitchell officiating.
Daughter of George Roden and Lydia McCall, she was born July 22, 1909, in Jones Prairie. On June 3, 1942, she was married to Jacob Sandford in Belton. She was a homemaker and was a member of First Baptist Church of Wolfe City.
Survivors include a daughter, Ann Goodman of Greenville; a son, James Sandford of Wolfe City; four sisters, Ruth Patterson of Springhill, La., Roxie Harthcock of Grand Prairie, Louise Nixon of Rockwall and Winnie Adcock of Milwaukie, Ore.; three grandchildren, James Goodman of Greenville and Julie Deary and Amy Sandford, both of Wolfe City and two great-grandchildren, Tyler Sandford of Wolfe City and Joshua Goodman of Greenville.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1974, one grandson, six brothers and three sisters.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home.

Donna Starrett
NEW YORK, N.Y. " Donna Gale Sanders Starrett, 66, died Sunday in New York City. Memorial services are pending.
She was born March 3, 1935, in Greenville, daughter of Howard and Oline Mauldin Sanders. She was married to Ken Starrett on Oct. 19, 1968, in New York. Mrs. Starrett studied music at Julliard and appeared in numerous Broadway shows.
Surviving are her husband of New York; a sister, Helen Sheley of Greenville and a niece, Dionne Green of Austin.
Her parents and one brother preceded her in death.

July 16, 2001

Services planned

Felacitas Lucio died Sunday in Edinburg. Funeral services are pending with Peters Funeral Home.

Opal Braswell, 83, formerly of Blue Ridge, died Friday in Fort Worth. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Blue Ridge Baptist Church with Rev. Terry Pittman officiating. Burial will be at Stoney Point Cemetery in Valdasta. Visitation is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Hurst's Fielder-Baker Funeral Home of Farmersville.

Willie Henry "Shorty" Jones of Campbell died Thursday in Sulphur Springs. Services will be at 11 a.m. today at the Delta Funeral Home Chapel with David Houghman officiating. Burial will be at Copeville Cemetery in Farmersville.

Cale Allen Sands, 20, of Commerce died Thursday in Commerce. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. today with the Rev. Terry Bryan officiating. Burial will be at Rosemound Cemetery. Jones-Walker and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Marie Price, 75, of Rockwall died Saturday in Rockwall. Services are at 11 a.m. today with John Tomlinson officiating. Burial will be at Lakeside Memorial Park.

Ola Thomas, 89, of Wolfe City died July 9 in Presbyterian Hospital of Commerce. Services are at 11 a.m. today at New Beginning Church of God in Christ with Rev. R.L. Price officiating. Burial will be at Mount Carmel Cemetery.

Julia Burchett
SHREVEPORT " Julia C. Burchett, 78, of Shreveport, La. died Saturday at home. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today with Rev. Bobby Sparks officiating. Burial will be at Bethel Cemetery.
Mrs. Burchett was born on July 1, 1923, in Huntsville, Ala. to Thomas M. and Nellie Johnson Hutcheson. She married David Edward Burchett on Aug. 5, 1940, in Hopkins County. She was Baptist and a homemaker.
She is survived by two sons, Thomas E. Burchett of Shreveport, La, and Alvin Burchett of Oklahoma City, Okla.; a sister, Cooter Bandy of California; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband; a son, Jerry Burchett; three brothers and one sister.
Coker-Mathews Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Billie Glenn
CUMBY " Billie June Blakenship Glenn, 74, of Cumby died Sunday at home. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in West Oaks Funeral Chapel with Rev. David Burns officiating. Burial will be at Greenview Cemetery.
Mrs. Glenn was born on June 10, 1927, in Tahoka to Thomas Lee and Ruby Avena Morse Blakenship. She married Hamilton H. Glenn on Sept. 29, 1944, in Kiowa, Okla. She was a co-owner/operator of Glenn Buick, Inc for 23 years. She was Methodist.
She is survived by two daughters, Brenda Gafford of Cumby and Saundra Stevens of Winnsboro one brother, Tom Leon of Sunnyvale; 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her son, Donald Ray Glenn and her sister, Ruth Milam.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Iva Miller
BOOKER " Iva Butler Miller, 95, of Booker, formerly of Campbell, died Friday. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. today with Rev. Mike House officiating. Burial will be at East Mount Cemetery.
Mrs. Miller was born April 29, 1906 in Campbell to Robert D. and Ethel Smith Butler. She was a teacher and a homemaker. She was also a member of the Marvin Methodist Church of Tyler and the Retired Teachers' Organization.
She is survived by a sister, Anni Reece Kibler of Campbell and several nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her twin sister, Ava Akers and her brother, George Butler.

July 15, 2001

Services planned

Iva Butler Miller, 95, former Commerce resident, died at her home in Oklahoma Friay. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at East Mount Cemetery in Greenville. Pemberton Funeral Home of Commerce is in charge of arrangements.

Julia Burchett of Shreveport, La., died Saturday in Louisiana. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Bethel Cemetery. Visitation will be today from 6-8 p.m. at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.

Opal Braswell, 83, formerly of Blue Ridge, died Friday in Fort Worth. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Blue Ridge Baptist Church with Rev. Terry Pittman officiating. Burial will be in Stoney Point Cemetery in Valdasta. Visitation is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Hurst's Fielder-Baker Funeral Home of Farmersville.

Willie Henry "Shorty" Jones of Campbell died Thursday in Sulphur Springs. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Delta Funeral Home Chapel with David Houghman officiating. Burial will be in Copeville Cemetery in Farmersville. Visitation is from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Bo Lipsey, 88, of Kingston died Thursday afternoon in Greenville. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jim Houston and Dr. Marvin Mosley officiating. Burial will be in Memoryland Memorial Park.

Cale Allen Sands, 20, of Commerce died Thursday in Commerce. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Monday with the Rev. Terry Bryan officiating. Burial will be at Rosemound Cemetery. Jones-Walker and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Charles Worthy Jr.
QUINLAN " Charles "Bull" Worthy Jr., 67, of Quinlan died Thursday in Quinlan. Services will be at 4 p.m. today at Quinlan Funeral Home Chapel with Eddy Worthy officiating. Burial will be at Lakeside Memorial Park.
Mr. Worthy was born Aug. 16, 1933, in Dallas to Charles Edward Worthy Sr. and Reba Hicks Worthy. He married Bettye Ruth Worthy on Dec. 24, 1966 in Wichita Falls. Mr. Worthy was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a retired employee of Anderston Trucking. Mr. Worthy was a member of the Assembly of God, the Teamsters Union. He also was a Mason.
He is survived by his son, Eddy Worthy of Fort Worth; daughters, Teressa Steward of Hutchens and Carrie Williams of Saginaw; sisters, Mary Boyts of Pawhuska, Okla., and Elta Pollard of Warrention, Mo; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Mr. Worthy was preceded in death by his wife.
Brian Worthy, Robert Williams, Nick Miref, Nathan Steward and Joe Suder will serve as pallbearers.
Quinlan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Marie Price
QUINLAN " Marie Price, 75, of Rockwall died Saturday in Rockwall. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday with John Tomlinson officiating. Burial will be at Lakeside Memorial Park.
She was born Oct. 22, 1925, in Taunton Somerser, England, to Joseph C. and Caroline Potter Coombes. She married Johnnie Ray Price on Nov. 10, 1945, in England.
Mrs. Price was a member of First Christian Church in Rowlett and the American Legion. She was a lifetime member of the VFW and was a former president of the Ladies' Auxiliary.
She is survived by her son, Johnny Ray Price; daughters, Caroline Tomlinson, Barbara Nell Garcia and Betty Jo Olivo; brothers Ben Coombes and Vernon Coombes; and her sister, Ella. Mrs. Price was preceded in death by her husband, six brothers, six sisters, four brother-in-laws and two sister-in-laws.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Quinlan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ola Thomas
WOLFE CITY " Ola Thomas, 89, of Wolfe City died July 9 in Presbyterian Hospital of Commerce. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Monday at New Beginning Church of God in Christ with Rev. R.L. Price officiating. Burial is in Mount Carmel Cemetery.
Mrs. Thomas was born Aug. 25, 1912, in Manning, La.; the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Willie Garner. She was a housewife.
Surviving are several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers are Gerald Woodberry, Joe Don Wortham, Richard Crockett, John L. Brown, Joe Jernigan and Alfred Champion.
Visitation is from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.

July 14, 2001

Services planned

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DENISON " Richard M. Hemingway, born Jan. 28, 1923, and son of J.C. Hemingway and Lora Brackeen Hemingway has died in Denison. Anyone who knows of family members are asked to call Johnson Moore Funeral Home at 903-465-3345.

Marcus Dewayne Jones, 33, of Greenville, 11 a.m. today at True Vine Baptist Church. Grundy Funeral Home in charge.

Bonnie Jo Killough, 61, of Greenville, 10 a.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in East Mount Cemetery.

Opal Braswell
FARMERSVILLE " Mrs. Opal Braswell, 83, formerly of Blue Ridge, died Friday in Fort Worth. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Blue Ridge Baptist Church with Rev. Terry Pittman officiating. Burial will be in Stoney Point Cemetery in Valdasta.
She was born Jan. 25, 1918, in Valdasta, daughter of G.J. and Mary Stonecipher Richardson. She was married to Dewey Braswell on Sep. 25, 1937, in Valdasta. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Braswell was a member of Williams Road Baptist Church in Fort Worth.
Survivors include two daughters, Carolyn Pittman of Benbrook and Sue Dunivan of Arlington; a son, Mike Braswell of Denton; sister Eloise Hemphill of McKinney; a brother, E.W. "Slick" Richardson of Blue Ridge; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Hurst's Fielder-Baker Funeral Home of Farmersville.

Robert Daily
COMMERCE " Robert Edwin Daily, 71, of Commerce died Friday in Commerce. No services are planned. Jones-Walker and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Daily was born Aug. 19, 1929, in Howell County, Mo. to Samuel Edwin Daily and Pat Daily. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. Mr. Daily worked in the East Texas State University maintenance department until his retirement.
He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Sam and Bette Daily of Commerce; daughter, Regina Dunn of Washington; sister, Doris Miles of Camp; and best friend, Carol Lilly of Commerce.

Embry Hughes
FARMERSVILLE " Embry George Hughes, 85, of Farmersville died in Greenville Thursday. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. today at Trinity Baptist Church in Farmersville with Rev. Miller McClure officiating. Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery.
Son of George Hughes and Lizzie Larkins Hughes, he was born Feb. 14, 1916 in Garland. On Sep. 29, 1934, he married Marie Gann in Farmersville. Mr. Hughes was a farmer and rancher. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church in Farmersville.
He is survived by his wife of Farmersville; two sons, Bill Hughes and Conrad Hughes, both of Farmersville; sisters Juanita Holley of Farmersville, Lena Davis of Lavon, Jo Harris of Garland and Pernita Vickers of Longview; brothers Milburn Hughes of Clifton, Ark., A.C. Hughes of Louisiana and G.H. Hughes of Denison; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Hurst's Fielder-Baker Funeral Home of Farmersville is in charge of arrangements.

Willie Jones
COOPER " Willie Henry "Shorty" Jones of Campbell died Thursday in Sulphur Springs. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Delta Funeral Home Chapel with David Houghman officiating. Burial will be in Copeville Cemetery in Farmersville.
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Clayborn Jones, he was born March 4, 1927, in Jonesboro, Ark. Mr. Jones served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He married Barbara Cade in 1964. He had worked for Sherwood Medical in Commerce.
Mr. Jones is survived by two sons, Ricky Jones of Garland and Henry Cade of Bonham; four daughters, D'Lane Barr of West Plains, Mo., Cecile Pugh of Quitman, Lesa Richardson of Pecan Gap and Cindy Watson of Winnsboro; two brothers, Riley Jones of Garland and James Jones of Nevada; a sister, Cathrine Pugh of Rowlett; 16 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife on Jan. 22, 1996, and two sons, Steven and Cyrus Cade.
Visitation is from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Cleva Kirby
QUINLAN " Cleva Kirby of Quinlan died Thursday. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. today at Lake Tawakoni Church of Christ with Randy Reagan officiating. Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery.
Born June 15, 1931, in Weston, she was the daughter of Oscar Christian and Lillian Miller Hansard. On Feb. 15, 1947, she was married to Roger Clayton Kirby in Howe. She was a homemaker and was a member of the Church of Christ.
Surviving are her husband of Quinlan; sons Gary Kirby of Searcy, Ark., Don Kirby of Quinlan and Mark Kirby of Quinlan; a daughter, Carol Kirby Draehn of Quinlan; brother Ford Hansard of Dallas; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Loyd Hansard, Henry Hansard, J.W. Hansard and Noble Hansard and two sisters, Christine Bell and Glenda Parks.
Pallbearers will be Richard A. Whitehead, Michael Whitehead, Gary Clay Kirby, Brandon Kirby, Roger Kirby and Keith Sandifer. Honorary pallbearers will be Brandie Kirby, Corissa Turner, Aly Kirby, Dylan Turner and Tyler Draehn.
Quinlan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Bo Lipsey
Bo Lipsey, 88, of Kingston died Thursday afternoon in Greenville. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jim Houston and Dr. Marvin Mosley officiating. Burial will be in Memoryland Memorial Park.
He was born Sep. 20, 1912, in Greenville to Edward Marshall Lipsey Sr. and Nanny Bell McComb Lipsey. He served in the U.S. Navy, SeaBees during World War II. Mr. Lipsey was the owner of a grocery store. He was a member of Kingston Baptist Church and Miller Masonic Lodge 224 of Celeste and was a lifetime member of the VFW.
Survivors include two sons, Danny L. Lipsey of Kingston and Ronald Lipsey of Garland; seven grandchildren and 15 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother and sisters.
Pallbearers will be Mike Lipsey, Jim Eudy, Randy Bunn, Bob Barnard, Billy Don Eudy and Jearold Eudy. Honorary pallbearers will be Preston Hopewell, Gerald Williams, Jimmy Williams, Robert Holloway, Ralph Ross and Tommy Willess.
Memorials may be made to Kingston Baptist Church.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Steven Palczynsky
ROCKWALL " Steven James Palczynsky, 24, died Wednesday in White County, Ark. Funeral services are at 10:30 a.m. today at Rest Haven Funeral Home-Rockwall Chapel with Thomas Miller officiating. Burial will be in Swisher Cemetery at Lake Dallas.
Son of Richard and Jalana Howard Palczynsky, he was born June 24, 1977, in Denton. He had lived in Cabot, Ark., for the past year working in the landscape business.
Mr. Palczynsky is survived by his wife, Angie Palczynsky of Cabot, Ark.; daughter Chloe Elizabeth Palczynsky of Cabot, Ark.; his mother of Caddo Mills; four siblings, T.J. Palczynsky of Alpine and Josh Palczynsky, Shana Palczynsky and Chaya Palczynsky, all of Caddo Mills and paternal grandfather Steve Palczynsky of Anardarko, Okla.
His father preceded him in death in 1997.

Cale Sands
COMMERCE " Cale Allen Sands, 20, of Commerce died Thursday in Commerce. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Monday with the Rev. Terry Bryan officiating. Burial will be at Rosemound Cemetery. Jones-Walker and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Sands was born Dec. 2, 1980, in Garland to Jackie Sands and Donna Hunter. He graduated from Commerce High School in 1999.
He is survived by his parents, Jackie and Linda Sands of Commerce and Donna and Richard Hunter of Trenton, Texas; sister, Lark Erin Sands of Trenton, Texas; stepbrothers, Larry Wayne Hicks of Commerce, Dustin Hunter of College Station and Brian Hunter of Bowie; grandmother Faye VanZant of Garland; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Dewayne Skieff
ROYSE CITY " Dewayne Skieff, 69, of Royse City died Wednesday. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Friday at Rest Haven Funeral Home-Royse City Chapel with Rev. George McCain officiating. Burial will be in the Royse City Cemetery.
Born Jan. 14, 1932, in Sewell, Iowa, he was the son of George Cleveland and Gracie Allen Skieff. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a retired auto mechanic.
Surviving are his wife, Dorothy Skieff of Royse City; daughters Cindy Thompson of Alvin and Linda Beeman of Houston; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

July 13, 2001

Services planned

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DENISON " Richard M. Hemingway, born Jan. 28, 1923, and son of J.C. Hemingway and Lora Brackeen Hemingway has died in Denison. Anyone who knows of family members are asked to call Johnson Moore Funeral Home at 903-465-3345.

Bo Lipsey, 88, of Kingston died Thursday in Greenville. Services are pending with Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.

Janett Darlene Bishop, 50, of Caddo Mills, 1 p.m. today at Rest Haven Funeral Home-Rockwall Chapel. Burial in Rest Haven Memorial Park.

Kevin Lee Eacret, 19, of Celeste, 10 a.m. today at First Baptist Church of Celeste. Burial in Ridgeview Memorial Park in McKinney. Coker-Mathews Funeral Home of Greenville in charge.

Brenda Jeffrey
CADDO MILLS " Brenda Ann Jeffrey, 60, of Nevada died Tuesday in Tyler. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. today at First Baptist Church in Nevada with Rev. George Merritt officiating. Burial is in Nevada Cemetery.
She was born Dec. 1, 1940, in Dallas. She was married to Larry Jeffrey on March 26, 1966, in Dallas.
Surviving are companion Jerry Duncan of Nevada; her mother, Darlene Clark Rattan; sons, Jerry Harvey of Missouri, Dwayne Harvey of California, Larry Jeffrey Jr. of Florida and Chris Jeffrey of Lake Dallas; two daughters, Cindy Robinson of Wylie and Debra Byrd of Alba; brothers Robert Walker of Midlothian and Paul Walker of Silver Leaf; sisters Sandra Dowden of Chandler, Ariz., Karen Walker of Grand Prairie and Doris Walker of Tucson, Ariz.; 15 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Her husband and two grandchildren preceded her in death.
Rentfrow Funeral Home of Royse City is in charge of arrangements.

Marcus Jones
Marcus Dewayne Jones, 33, of Greenville died Tuesday. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at True Vine Baptist Church with Rev. R.L. Maxwell officiating.
Born Aug. 29, 1967 in Greenville, he was the son of Virginia Jones and Raymond Edwards. He attended Greenville schools and was a member of True Vine Baptist Church.
Survivors include his mother of Greenville; a son, Ja'Michael Bailey of Greenville; a brother, Darron L. Jones of Greenville; sister Angela L. Alexander of Dallas; stepbrothers Raymond Edwards Jr., Billy Edwards and Bobby Edwards, all of Sulphur Springs; stepsisters Lila Williams and Keever Edwards, both of Dallas and grandmothers Mrs. Berdie Bell Jones of Greenville and Mrs. Lelila Harvey of Los Angeles, Calif.
He was preceded in death by his father and a brother, David Dewayne Jones.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Grundy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Bonnie Killough
Bonnie Joe Killough, 61, of Greenville died Wednesday night at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. J.B. Duke and Rev. Kenneth Ballard officiating. Burial will be in East Mount Cemetery.
Daughter of Truman L. Killough and Opal Viola Gregory Killough, she was born Dec. 18, 1939 in Greenville. She was a nurse's aid and was a member of House of Prayer.
A brother, Dale Killough of Greenville; two nieces; one nephew; aunts, uncles and cousins survive.
She was preceded in death by her father in 1996, her mother in 1979 and a brother, Ernest LeRoy Killough in 1950.
Cousins will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

July 12, 2001

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DENISON " Richard M. Hemingway, born Jan. 28, 1923, and son of J.C. Hemingway and Lora Brackeen Hemingway has died in Denison. Anyone who knows of family members are asked to call Johnson Moore Funeral Home at 903-465-3345.

Marcus Jones, 33, of Greenville died Tuesday. Services are pending with Grundy Funeral Home.

Don Langford, 62, of Quinlan died Tuesday at Parkland in Dallas. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 pm Wednesday at Peter's Funeral Home. Services are pending.

Mary Sue Vandergriff Medcalf, 49, of Bonham, graveside service 11 a.m. today at Gafford Chapel Cemetery in Bonham. Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home of Commerce in charge.

Wetah Beatrice Pryor, 98, of Blue Ridge, 11 a.m. today at First Baptist Church of Blue Ridge. Burial in Blue Ridge Cemetery. Hurst's Fielder-Baker Funeral Home of Blue Ridge in charge.

Edward Armstrong
Edward Lee Armstrong, 98, of Greenville died Wednesday at his residence. There is a graveside service at 2 p.m. today at Lisbon Cemetery in Dallas with Rev. Randy Rather officiating.
Son of Timothy B. Armstrong and Rachel Thorp Armstrong, he was born Dec. 6, 1902 in Texas. On Nov. 6, 1925, he married Hollie Sims in Rockwall. He was a retired car man for Southern Pacific Railroad and was a member of First Baptist Church in Dallas.
Mr. Armstrong is survived by a son, Edward Sims Armstrong of Houston; a daughter, Mary Lee Martin of Greenville; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
His wife, three brothers and four sisters preceded him in death.
Peters Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Janett Bishop
ROCKWALL " Janett Darlene Bishop, 50, of Caddo Mills died Tuesday. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Rest Haven Funeral Home-Rockwall Chapel with Rev. Rick Blue officiating. Burial will be in Rest Haven Memorial Park.
Born May 10, 1951 in Dallas, she was the daughter of Bill and Mary Emmagene Morris Hunt. She was a lifelong resident of the Dallas area until moving to Caddo Mills five years ago. She worked for E-Systems, now Raytheon, for 13 years until her medical retirement in 1996. Mrs. Bishop was a member of Family Fellowship in Greenville.
Surviving are sons Rickey Bishop of Greenville and Larry Bishop of Arkansas City, Kan.; her husband, Howard Cathey of Caddo Mills; her mother of Pleasant Grove; a brother, Billy Hunt of Richardson; sister Mary Muntz of Mesquite and three grandchildren.
Her father preceded her in death in 1996.
Visitation is 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Kevin Eacret
Kevin Lee Eacret, 19, of Celeste, died Monday morning at Wilson N. Jones Medical Center in Sherman. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church of Celeste with Rev. James Ralson officiating. Burial will be in Ridgeview Memorial Park in McKinney.
He was born Nov. 11, 1981, in Collin County to Calvin "Gene" Eacret and Candy Batchelor Eacret. He graduated from Celeste High School in 2001 and was a member of the football team there for four years. He was voted Most Valuable Player and Defensive Player in Regional playoff. He worked in construction with his father. Mr. Eacret was a member of First Baptist Church of Celeste.
Survivors include his father and stepmother Calvin and Rene Eacret of Celeste; his mother and stepfather Candy and T.C. Cook of Celeste; grandparents Betty and Harvey Keelin of Lone Oak and Lynn Batchelor of Sunset; great-grandmother Ruby Walling of Princeton; a brother, Roger Eacret of Lone Oak; brother and sister-in-law Jason and Jessica Wade of Celeste; a sister, Ashlie Wade of Celeste; niece Erica Lee Eacret of Lone Oak; nephew Ryan Wesley Wade of Celeste and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
A grandmother, Sue Barnes, preceded him in death in 2000.
Pallbearers will be Justin Rickman, Andre Rector, Justin Wade, Brandon Brown, Chris White, Justin Glasscock, Roderick Givens and Mitch Murphy. Members of the Celeste Blue Devil football team will serve as honorary pallbearers.
A memorial trust fund has been established in his name at First Bank of Celeste.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.

Brenda Jeffrey
CADDO MILLS " Brenda Ann Jeffrey, 60, of Nevada died Tuesday in Tyler. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church in Nevada with Rev. George Merritt officiating. Burial will be in Nevada Cemetery.
She was born Dec. 1, 1940, in Dallas. She was married to Larry Jeffrey on March 26, 1966, in Dallas.
Surviving are companion Jerry Duncan of Nevada; her mother, Darlene Clark Rattan; sons, Jerry Harvey of Missouri, Dwayne Harvey of California, Larry Jeffrey Jr. of Florida and Chris Jeffrey of Lake Dallas; two daughters, Cindy Robinson of Wylie and Debra Byrd of Alba; brothers Robert Walker of Midlothian and Paul Walker of Silver Leaf; sisters Sandra Dowden of Chandler, Ariz., Karen Walker of Grand Prairie and Doris Walker of Tucson, Ariz.; 15 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Her husband and two grandchildren preceded her in death.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Rentfrow Funeral Home of Caddo Mills.

Don Langford
Don Langford, 62, of Quinlan died Tuesday at Parkland Hospital in Dallas. A memorial service is set at 2 p.m. today at Christ Memorial Baptist Church in Quinlan with Rev. Jim Townsend officiating.
Son of Otha Langford and Beatrice Welborne Langford, he was born May 29, 1939 in Oak Grove, La. He married Margaret Williams on Oct. 8, 1961, in Durant, Okla. Mr. Langford served in the U.S. Army. He worked for Kraft Foods in Garland and retired in 1994. Following his retirement he began a new career as a truck driver. He was a member of Christ Memorial Baptist Church in Quinlan.
Mr. Langford is survived by his wife of Quinlan; a son, Kerry Don Langford of Dallas; daughter Toni Hix of Van Alstyne; a brother, G.W. Langford of Ben Franklin; two sisters, Thresia Haney of Greenville and Pat Tasa of Lake Jackson; grandchildren Amy Hix and Rachel Hix, both of Van Alstyne and Bryan Salter, Lauren Salter and Stevie Salter, all of Garland; and one great-grandchild, Brandon Johnson of Van Alstyne.
His parents and one sister preceded him in death.
Peters Funeral Home of Greenville is in charge of arrangements.

Oma Smith
FARMERSVILLE " Mrs. Oma Buck Smith, 103, of Farmersville, died Tuesday at Hinton Nursing Home in Farmersville. A graveside service is set at 3 p.m. today at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery with Rev. Harold Kindle officiating.
She was born March 7, 1898, in Royse City, daughter of Walter Buck and Settie Canup Buck. She was married to Frank Smith in Nevada on April 2, 1918. Mrs. Smith was a homemaker and she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Farmersville.
She is survived by a daughter, Jeanie Richie of Farmersville; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Hurst's Fielder-Baker Funeral Home of Farmersville is in charge of arrangements.

July 11, 2001

Services planned

Mary Hollingsworth, 49, of Bonham died Monday in Bonham. Arrangements are pending with Jones-Walker and Son.

Don Langford, 62, of Quinlan died Tuesday at Parkland in Dallas. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 pm Wednesday at Peter's Funeral Home. Services are pending.

Kevin Lee Eacret of Celeste, died Monday at Wilson-Jones Hospital in Sherman. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church of Celeste. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.

Brian Keith Millsap, 27, of Greenville, 11 a.m. today at Peters Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in family cemetery.

Billy Fred O'Pry, 67, of Arlington, formerly of Greenville, 10 a.m. today at Arlington Funeral Home Chapel. Graveside service at 3 p.m. at Forest Park Cemetery, Greenville

Berniece A. Thomas Patterson, 79, of the Towncreek Retirement Community in Huntsville, 10 a.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Farmersville.

Clifford Lee Wisenbaker, 88, of Grand Prairie, 1 p.m. today at Lone Oak Assembly of God Church in Lone Oak. Burial in Basco Cemetery in Tyler. West Oaks Funeral Home of Sulphur Springs in charge.

Mary Medcalf
BONHAM " Mary Sue Vandergriff Medcalf, 49, of Bonham died Monday at Northeast Medical Center in Bonham. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Gafford Chapel Cemetery with Fred Chapman officiating.
Born Aug. 13, 1951, in Commerce, she was the daughter of Alfred P. (Red) and Opal Vandergriff. She was married to Walter Medcalf. Mrs. Medcalf was a housewife.
Surviving are two sons, Kenneth Dale Hollingsworth and John Needham Hollingsworth; a daughter, Johnna Sue Wilson; four stepdaughters, Crystal Lee, Caryn Lynn, Cheryl Beth and Cynthia Caroyl Medcalf, her mother, three brothers, Carl and Jerry Vandergriff of Commerce and Bobby Vandergriff of Seaboard, Ore.; a sister, Nancy Jean Trentham of Commerce and nine grandchildren.
Visitation is from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Jones-Walker and Son Funeral Home.

Wetah Pryor
BLUE RIDGE " Wetah Beatrice Pryor, 98, of Blue Ridge died Tuesday in Plano. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church with Rev. Ed Long officiating. Burial will be in Blue Ridge Cemetery.
Born Oct. 18, 1902, in Floresville, she was the daughter of Charlie Abner and Odessa Mae Clayton Sellers. She was married to William E. Pryor on Dec. 4, 1926, in Pike. Mrs. Pryor was a member of Blue Ridge Methodist Church.
Surviving are three daughters, Dahlia Henderson of Rome, Ga., Ruth Phifer of Blue Ridge and Pearl Grain of Lindale; two sons, Clifton Pryor of Greenville and Lloyd Pryor of Van Alstyne; a sister, Lillian White of Farmersville; eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Hurst's Fielder-Baker Funeral Home of Blue Ridge.


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