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January 26, 2001

Services planned
 

A.L. Sloan died Thursday. Services are pending with Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home.
 

Thelma Irene Swinson, 75, of Commerce died Thursday at Smith Nursing Home in Wolfe City. Services are pending with Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home in Commerce.
Charles Robert Linch, 77, of Cash, 10:30 a.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel. Graveside service at 3 p.m. at Dawson Cemetery in Dawson.
 

Jessie Compton
WOLFE CITY " Jessie Mae Compton, 72, of Dallas died Wednesday at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas following a three-week illness. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Saturday at Mount Carmel Cemetery Chapel with Rev. Terry Blankenship and John Dean officiating. Burial is in Mount Carmel Cemetery.
The daughter of Gilbert O. and Elsie Mae Hagen Bagley, she was born March 28, 1928 in Center, N.D. She married Ernest Alvie Compton Jr. 
Mrs. Compton was a hair stylist.
She is survived by a son, Mark Allen Compton Sr. of Dallas; a brother, Guy M. Bagley of Templeton, Calif. and two grandchildren, Mark Allen Compton Jr. of White Pegeon, Mich. and Jessica Marie Compton of Middlebury, Ind.
Pallbearers are Eddie Gillis, Steve Gillis, Vincent Bell, Corey Collier, Cody Collier, Brian Vestal, Matthew Conger and Aaron Conger.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home.
 

Donald Price
QUINLAN " Donald "Don" Lee Price, 58, of Quinlan died Tuesday at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. today at Lakepointe Chapel in Rockwall with Rev. Jerry Minx officiating. Burial is in Resthaven Memorial Park in Rockwall.
Born Sept. 8, 1942 in Ponca City, Okla., he was the son of William and Fannie Long Price. Mr. Price worked in real estate sales. 
Surviving are his wife, Dorothy Price of Quinlan; a son, James Price; two daughters, Sherry Dunn and Donna James; two brothers, Bill Price and Jerry Price and seven grandchildren.
Quinlan LyBrand Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 

January 25, 2001
 
Services planned
 

Melvin Gene Howell, 64, of Greenville, 10 a.m. today at Southside Baptist Church. Burial in Memoryland Memorial Park. Coker-Mathews Funeral Home in charge.
 

Estelle Methvin, 81, of Greenville, graveside service 2 p.m. today at Memoryland Memorial Park. Coker-Mathews Funeral Home in charge.

Frank L. Pierce, 85, of Saltillo, 11 a.m. today at Harvey Funeral Home Chapel, Mount Vernon. Burial in Old Satillo Cemetery.
 

Angel Berry
Angel Berry of Dallas died Sunday in a Dallas hospital. Funeral services are at 1 p.m. today at Grundy Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Gerald Weatherall officiating. Burial is in Peniel Cemetery. 
Angel was born Sunday in Dallas.
Surviving are her mother, Chava Berry of Dallas, brothers Robert and Marquris Berry of Dallas, sister Kerria Berry of Dallas and grandparents Steve and Juanita Douglas of Dallas and Clyde and Fuvelia Kelly of Dallas.
 

Charles Linch
Charles Robert Linch, 77, of Cash died Wednesday morning at his residence. Funeral services are at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Martin Smith officiating. A graveside service is at 3 p.m. at Dawson Cemetery in Dawson.
The son of Frank S. Linch and Lena Perkins Linch, he was born Jan. 8, 1924 in Dawson. On March 22, 1969 he married Malvern Smith in Oklahoma. 
Mr. Linch was an aircraft electrician for E-Systems (now Raytheon), retiring in 1986. He was a Baptist.
Mr. Linch is survived by his wife of Cash; three stepsons, Martin Smith of Bandera and Donnie Smith and Ronnie Smith, both of El Cajon, Calif.; a stepdaughter, Linda Fenner of Stephenville; brothers Dan Linch of Waco and Ronald Linch of Duncanville; a sister, Junell More of Dawson and seven stepgrandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father in January 1978 and by his mother in December 2000.
Pallbearers are Bob Fulton, Cliff Shiers, T.J. Sikes, Carl Grose, Scott Fenner and Phillip Goodwin.
Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society or Elks Handicapped Children's Foundation, P.O. Box 550, Luling, 78648.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
 

Maenon Scott
LONE OAK " Maenon E. Scott of Miller Grove, formerly of Lone Oak, died Tuesday in Sulphur Springs. Funeral services are at 1 p.m. today at First Methodist Church of Lone Oak with Rev. Guy Mays officiating. Burial is in Hall Cemetery.
Born July 9, 1908 in Lone Oak, she was the daughter of Richard and Ida Pope Elliott. She graduated from Lone Oak High School. On April 11, 1934 she married Merrell Scott in Alba. 
Mrs. Scott was a homemaker.
Surviving are a brother, Bob Elliott of Sulphur Springs and a sister, Grace White of Amarillo.
She was preceded in death by her husband, two brothers and a sister.
Bartley Funeral Home of Lone Oak is in charge of arrangements.
 

January 24, 2001
 
Services planned
 

Raymond Gleen Almon of Frisco, formerly of Lone Oak, memorial service 11 a.m. today at Hall Cemetery in Lone Oak. Cantrell Funeral Home of Frisco in charge.
 

Margie Pauline Miller of Dallas, 1 p.m. today at Peters Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in Sullivan Cemetery.
 

Melvin Howell
Melvin Gene Howell, 64, of Greenville died Monday evening at Medical City in Dallas. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Thursday at Southside Baptist Church with Rev. Loren Everett officiating. Burial will be in Memoryland Memorial Park. 
Born June 17, 1936 in Point, he was the son of Marvin Howell and Olevia Darden Howell. On May 18, 1967 he married Gayle Pardue in Greenville.
Mr. Howell was a master sergeant in the U.S. Army. He owned Wee Wisdom Day Care for 19 years, and he was a member of Southside Baptist Church.
Surviving are his wife of Greenville; son and daughter-in-law Kenneth and Jodi Howell of Greenville; daughter and son-in-law Jerri Lea and Steve Stidham of Wolfe City; a sister, Jo Ann McWilliams of Greenville; mother-in-law Berry James of Greenville; seven grandchildren and several nieces and nephews and approximately 5000 children influenced through day care.
His parents preceded him in death.
Pallbearers are Herb Adams, Doug Holly, Kent McCutchen, Johnny Stovall, Joe Warren and Roger Nicholson. 
Visitation is from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.
 

Estella Methvin
Estella Methvin, 81, of Greenville died Tuesday morning at Presbyterian Hospital of Commerce. A graveside service is scheduled at 2 p.m. Thursday at Memoryland Memorial Park with Rev. James Ralson officiating. 
The daughter of Lee Roy Hollis and Minnie Lurline Gallaher, she was born Nov. 9, 1919 in West Point, Tenn. On April 11, 1942 she was married to Charlie R. Methvin in Columbia, S.C.
Mrs. Methvin retired as a school teacher in Mars Hill, Tenn. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Celeste. 
Surviving are two sons, David Methvin of Greenville and Rodney Methvin of Waco; daughters Rose Mary Adams of Celeste, Janice Heilman of Rochester, Wash. and Jo Anne Robinson of Terrell; three brothers, Neil Jennings, Harold Jennings and Willie Jennings, all of North Carolina; two stepbrothers, Karon Jennings of Tennessee and Kenneth Jennings of North Carolina; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1998, her parents, one granddaughter and one sister.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.
 

Frank Pierce
SALTILLO " Frank L. Pierce, 85, of Saltillo died Tuesday at East Texas Medical Center. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Thursday at Harvey Funeral Home Chapel in Mount Vernon with Rev. Woodrow Kirby and Rev. Bill Shaddox officiating. Burial is in Old Saltillo Cemetery. 
The son of J.T. Jones and Edith McCleod, he was born Sept. 12, 1915 in Franklin County. 
Surviving are his wife, Gladys Briley Pierce of Saltillo; two daughters and sons-in-law, Kaye and Don Cole of Lewisville and Judy and Rev. Bill Shaddox of Greenville; sons and daughters-in-law Jimmy and Shirley Pierce of Garland and Steve and Connie Pierce of Chicago, Ill.; three brothers, Cullis Jones, L.C. Jones and Robbie Jones, all of Mount Vernon and a sister, Janiece Elledge of Scroggins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, seven brothers and sisters and a grandson.
Family members are pallbearers.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
 

January 23, 2001
 
Services planned
 

Ben Powell, 92, of Greenville, 1 p.m. today at Peters Funeral Home Chapel. 
 

Jerry Bob Whitley of Dallas, formerly of Wolfe City and Greenville, 2 p.m. today at Mount Carmel Cemetery Chapel in Wolfe City. Burial in Mount Carmel Cemetery. R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home in charge.
 

Raymond Almon
FRISCO " Raymond Gleen Almon of Frisco, formerly of Lone Oak, has died. There will be a memorial service at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hall Cemetery in Lone Oak.
He was born near Lone Oak on March 8, 1916 to L.B. and Susie Almon and graduated from Lone Oak High School in 1934. On June 23, 1944, he married Mary Katherine "Katy" McIntire of Frisco.
Mr. Almon was a farmer before going to work for the Dallas Postal System as a Special Delivery messenger, riding a bicycle before the postal jeeps and cars arrived. 
In 1960 the Citizens Traffic Commission honored Mr. Almon as "Driver of the Year. He was awarded "Expert Driver Award" in 1971 by the Dallas Postal System and he retired in 1972. He had driven 350,000 miles in special delivery without an accident.
Mr. Almon helped organize the first baseball Little League in Frisco and was a coach. He helped build and maintain the field and concession stands at the youth center and a field on Maple Street.
He is survived by his wife of Frisco and two sons, Ronnie Almon of Klondike and Freddie Almon of Grapevine.
Visitation is from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Cantrell Funeral Home of Frisco.
 

Kennie Cawthorn
Mrs. Kennie D. Cawthorn of Celeste died Saturday at Honey Grove Nursing Home. A graveside service at Grove Hill Cemetery in Dallas is scheduled at 1 p.m. today.
She was born Dec. 4, 1908. 
Mrs. Cawthorn had been employed as a hospital control clerk. She was a Baptist.
Surviving are sons David Cawthorn and Tom Cawthorn of Longview Ray Cawthorn of Las Vegas, Nev.; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Her husband, Calvin Cawthorn, and one daughter preceded her in death.
Peters Funeral Home of Greenville is in charge of arrangements.

Margie Miller
Margie Pauline Miller of Dallas died Friday at Baylor Hospital. Funeral services are at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Peters Funeral Home Chapel in Greenville with Rev. Tommy Miller Jr. officiating. Burial is in Sullivan Cemetery.
The daughter of William Hatchett and Evelyn Hatchett, she was born Sept. 14, 1921 in Oklahoma. In August 1938 she was married to Carl "Chevie" P. Miller in Rockwall. 
Mrs. Miller had worked as a drug store sales clerk.
Surviving are her husband of Dallas; a daughter, Bobbie Turk of Dallas; son Tommy Lee Miller of Wyoming; two sisters, Leta Mae Rameriz of Sacramento, Calif. and Dorothy Slocumb of Jacksonville; grandchildren Debra, Robert, David, Tammy, Tommy Lee Jr., Timmy, Aubrey and Shelia and great-grandchildren Joseph, Alex, Sarah Marie, Robert D., Catherine, Aleah, Nicolas, Sarah and Christopher.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Juanita Graham; a brother, W. Theodore Hatchett; sisters Marie, Bessie and Maggie; granddaughter Tiffany Miller and great-grandson Nicolas Perez.
 

Mattie Mosley
Mattie Jane Mosley, 95, of Terrell, formerly of the Peniel Community and Dallas, died Sunday morning at Country View Manor in Terrell. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Avon Chandler officiating. Burial is in Memoryland Memorial Park.
The daughter of James Phillip Powell and Nancy Katherine McBride Powell, she was born July 9, 1905 in Royse City. She was married to Fred Lee Mosley on June 15, 1924 in Hunt County. 
Mrs. Mosley was a homemaker. She was a Methodist.
She is survived by two daughters, Velda Templeman of Terrell and Waldine Hardison of Arlington; five grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1983, three sisters and five brothers.
Pallbearers are Cole Hardison, Preston Hardison, Gerald "Bubba" Templeman, Randy Zajic, Christopher Zajic and James Nelson.
 

Anna Stephens
Anna Ellon Stephens, 87, of Greenville died Sunday at Greenville Health and Rehabilitation Center. Graveside services are at 11 a.m. today at Memoryland Memorial Park with Chaplain Danny Davis officiating. Burial is in Memoryland Memorial Park.
Miss Stephens was born April 11, 1913, in Emory, daughter of Andrew Jackson and Bennie Mair Stephens. 
She was a retired designer with Ann Murray and was a member of First Baptist Church.
Surviving are brothers, A.A. Stephens, J.D. Stephens and Raymond Stephens, all of Greenville, and Eddie Stephens of Farmington, N.M. and sisters, Adelle Luhn and Clifford Overby, both of Greenville, and Marcelle Hise of Prattville, Ala. 
She was preceded in death by one sister and one brother.
Coker-Mathews Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 

Freddie Turk
Freddie David Turk of Dallas died Jan. 13 in Pine Hill Terrace Nursing Home in Jefferson. Funeral services were Jan. 16 at Peters Funeral Home Chapel in Greenville with Rev. Jim Slocumb officiating.<B> <B>Burial was in Sullivan Cemetery.
The son of Aubrey Tarleton Turk and Edna Jarrett Turk, he was born May 12, 1943 in Dallas. On Sept. 29, 1967 he married Bobbie Miller in Dallas. Mr. Turk was an office manager for Refrigeration System.
Surviving are his wife of Dallas; sons Robert Hodge of Seagoville, David Turk of Colorado and Aubrey Turk of Dallas; two daughters, Deborah Hodge of Haltom City and Sheila Turk of Dallas; a brother, Kennan Turk of Plainview and grandchildren Joseph Perez, Alex Perez, Sarah Hodge, Robert D. Hodge, Catherine McClard, Aleah Turk and Christopher Shan Hodge.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Jack Turk and one grandson, Nicolas Perez.
 

January 22, 2001
 
Services planned
 

Kennie D. Cawthon of Celeste died Saturday at Honey Grove Nursing Home. Services are pending with Peters Funeral Home.
 
 

Margie Pauline Miller, 79, of Dallas died Friday at Baylor Hospital in Dallas. Services are at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Peters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tommy Miller Jr. officiating. Burial is in Sullivan Cemetery.
 

Mattie Jane Mosley, 95, of Terrell, and formerly of the Peniel community and Dallas, died Sunday at Country View Manor in Terrell. Services are at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Avon Chandler officiating. Burial is in Memoryland Memorial Park.
 

Ben Powell
Ben Powell, 92, of Greenville died Sunday at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Memorial services are at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Peters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. C. William McNatt officiating. 
Mr. Powell was born July 25, 1908, in Honey Grove; the son of G.F. and Annie Powell. He married Mary Ruth Sandlin in Honey Grove in May, 1937.
He was a SeaBee in World War II and an electrical inspector for the City of Greenville. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and American Legion
Mr. Powell was the oldest living member of Grace Presbyterian Church at the time of his death. In 1991, he received an award for 55 years of membership in the International Brothers of Electrical Engineers.
Surviving are sisters-in-law, Romie Stewart and Billie Guest, both of Paris, Texas; and Vivian Herrick of Dallas; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife.
Memorials may be made to Grace Presbyterian Church or a charity of choice.
Anna Stephens
Anna Ellon Stephens, 87, of Greenville died Sunday at Greenville Health and Rehabilitation Center. Graveside services are at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Memoryland Memorial Park with Chaplain Danny Davis officiating.
Miss Stephens was born April 11, 1913, in Emory; the daughter of Andrew Jackson and Bennie Mair Stephens. 
She was a retired designer with Ann Murray and a member of the First Baptist Church.
Surviving are brothers, A.A. Stephens, J.D. Stephens and Raymond Stephens, all of Greenville, and Eddie Stephens of Farmington, N.M.; sisters, Adelle Luhn and Clifford Overby, both of Greenville, and Marcelle Hise of Prattville, Ala.; and several nieces and nephews. 
She was preceded in death by one sister and one brother.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home, which is in charge of the arrangements.
 

Jerry Whitley
WOLFE CITY - Jerry Bob Whitley, 57, of Dallas, and formerly of Wolfe City and Greenville, died Saturday in Bedford. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Carmel Cemetery Chapel with Rev. Melvin Pearce officiating. Burial is in Mount Carmel Cemetery. 
Mr. Whitley was born Feb. 19, 1943, in Wolfe City; the son of A.J. and Josie Spradling Whitley.
He was a baler at a recycling plant and a member of Park Street Baptist Church.
Surviving are his mother of Bedford; sister-in-law, Sammie Lou Whitley of Bedford; nieces, Julia Humphries of Coppell and Amy Cohn of Minneapolis, Minn.; nephew, John Whitley of St. Louis, Mo.; aunts, Ophelia Lamb of Ladonia, Mattie Prather of Denison and Erna Deckard of Gaston, Ala.; and his dog, "Sidekick."
Pallbearers are Larry Baxter, Jerry Leach, Bill Weatherly, Harold Spradling, Doug Foster, and David Schmidt.
 

January 21, 2001
 
Services planned
 

Virginia Lorene Chapman, 82, of Greenville, graveside service 2 p.m. today at Hemphill Cemetery in Hemphill. Coker-Mathews Funeral Home in charge.
 

Luverter Clark, 94, of Mineola, 1 p.m. today at St. Paul Baptist Church in Mineola. Burial in Mount Olive Cemetery in Winona. Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home of Greenville in charge.

Gene Cunningham, 61, of Cumby, died Thursday at his residence. Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home Chapel, Commerce. Burial will be in Rosemound Cemetery. Visitation is 6 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Odis Murrell Krodle, 73, of Farmersville, 2 p.m. today at Rentfrow Funeral Home Chapel, Caddo Mills. Burial in Memoryland Cemetery.

Johnnie Ray McCord, 82, of Commerce, 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church of Hutchins, 204 W. Athens. Burial in Trinity Cemetery of Wilmer. Pemberton Funeral Home of Commerce in charge.

Jean Marie Richardson, 69, of Greenville, 11:30 a.m. today at Price Temple Church of God in Christ. Burial in Community Cemetery in Gilmer. Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home in charge.
 

Nadelle Hooten
COMMERCE " Nadelle Alexander Ainsworth Hooten died Friday at Presbyterian Hospital in Commerce. Services are at 2 p.m. today at the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Mike House officiating. Burial will be in Klondike Cemetery in Klondike at the Ainsworth family site.
Daughter of Lee and Pearl Rainey Alexander, she was born July 31, 1912 in Pecan Gap, Yowell Community. She was married to R.A. "Teadon" Ainsworth on June 21, 1931 in Choctaw County, Okla.; he preceded her in death in 1970. On Nov. 26, 1973 she married Deb Hooten in Parker County and he preceded her in death in 1996. 
Living most of her life in Delta County, Mrs. Alexander had been a resident at Oak Manor Nursing Home in Commerce since 1994. She had worked in various occupations, including farmhand, seamstress, child care and factory work. 
Survivors include daughter Patricia Ainsworth White of Garland, son and daughter-in-law Jim and Jan Ainsworth of Campbell, 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by two sons, Eddy Ainsworth in 1973 and Richard Lyndon Ainsworth in 1936 and 17 siblings.
Pallbearers will be grandsons and grandsons-in-law Jim White, James White, Johnny Young, Steve Schkade, Damon Ainsworth, Kevin Boles and Justin Nabors.
Memorials may be made to National Parkinson Foundation, Inc. Developmental Dept., 1501 NW 9th Avenue, Miami, Fla. 33136-1494.
Pemberton Funeral Home of Commerce is in charge of arrangements.
 

Charles Sauceman
EMORY " Charles Bascom Sauceman of Emory died Thursday. A memorial service is scheduled at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the First Assembly of God in Emory.
Born in Green County, Tenn. on Oct. 9, 1936, he was the son of Coy and Dolores Sauceman. Mr. Sauceman retired from Emory Livestock.
Surviving are three daughters, Sandra D. Sauceman of Quinlan, Tina Thompson of Palmer Lake, Colo. and Dawn Burkery of Altomonte Springs, Fla.; two sisters, Bettie Farr and Carma Brumit of Emory; three brothers, Fred Sauceman of Canton, Clifford Sauceman of Silver Point, Tenn. and Buford Sauceman of Sherman and five grandchildren.
A brother, Lloyd Sauceman, preceded him in death.
Memorials may be made to an orphanage or to a cancer society.
 

Margie Pauline Miller of Dallas died Friday at Baylor Hospital in Dallas. Services are pending with Peters Funeral Home.

Gene Cunningham
COMMERCE - Gene Cunningham, 61, of Cumby died Thursday at his residence. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. today at Jones Memorial Chapel, Jones-Walker and Son Funeral Home in Commerce, with Rev. James R. Jackson officiating. Burial is at Rosemound Cemetery in Commerce. Pallbeareres are Ricky Townsend, Chris Daniels, David Clark, Vernon Fisk, David Garrett, Monty Webb, James Brown, and Bill Taylor.
Born October 24, 1939 in Philipsburg, Missouri, he was the son of Claude Theodore Cunningham and Iva Mayfield Cunningham. He married Martha L. McClendon Dec. 23, 1978 in Sulphur Springs.
Mr. Cunningham was United States Air Force veteran, and an electrical lineman and supervisor for Temple Associates. After retiring from Temple Associates, he also worked at Hunt County Lumber in Commerce and at Raytheon as an airplane electrician for three years.
He is survived by his wife, of Cumby; two daughters, Annette Medina of Grandview, and Robin Lynn Jones of Cumby; two sons, Calvin Eugene Cunningham of Grandview, and Billy Mac Cunningham of Winston-Salem, NC.; one sister, Ruth Melton of Springfield, Missouri; two brothers, Ralph Cunningham of Nianqua, Missouri, and Donald Cunningham of Washington, Illinois; and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and by a son, Terry Dale Jones.
 

Jerry Whitley
WOLFE CITY - Jerry Bob Whitley, 57, of Dallas, and formerly of Wolfe City and Greenville died Saturday in Bedford. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Carmel Cemetery Chapel in Wolfe City with Rev. Melvin Pearce officiating. Burial is in Mount Carmel Cemetery. R.W. Owens and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers are Larry Baxter, Jerry Leach, Bill Weatherly, Harold Spradling, Doug Foster, and David Schmidt.
Mr. Whitley was born Feb. 19, 1943 in Wolfe City. He was a baler at a recycling plant, and was a member of the Park Street Baptist Church.
He is survived by his mother, Mrs. A.J. Whitley of Bedford; a sister-in-law Sammie Lou Whitley also of Bedford; two nieces and a nephew.
 

January 19, 2001
 
Services planned
 

Minnie A. Sills Brumit, 72, of Lone Oak, 11 a.m. today at Lone Oak Baptist Church. Burial in Hooker Cemetery. Bartley Funeral Home in charge.
 

Nettie LaRue Rowan, 86, of Farmersville, 11 a.m. today at First Baptist Church of Farmersville. Burial in I.O.O.F. Cemetery. Hurst's Fielder-Baker Funeral Home in charge.
 

Virginia Chapman
Virginia Lorene Chapman, 82, of Greenville died Wednesday. A graveside service is scheduled at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hemphill Cemetery in Hemphill.
The daughter of Albert Robert Johnson and Mollie Susan Davis, she was born Oct. 25, 1918 in Quitman, Miss. She was married to Daniel Lee Chapman on Aug. 28, 1934 in Many, La. 
Mrs. Chapman was a homemaker and a member of St. William's Catholic Church.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Pansy and Paul Hopson of Quinlan; two sisters, Thelma Calcote of Marshall and Sister Mary Frances of Houston; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. 
Her husband, two brothers and two sisters preceded her in death.
Visitation is from 6 to 7 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.
 

Luverter Clark
Luverter Clark, 94, of Mineola died Jan. 13 in Farmersville. Funeral services are at 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul Baptist Church in Mineola with Rev. F.W. Willis officiating. Burial is in Mount Olive Cemetery in Winona.
Mrs. Clark was born Jan. 24, 1905 in Como; the daughter of Lee and Effie Vaughn. She was married to Isiah Clark on Oct. 27, 1922. She was a member of St. Paul Baptist Church in Mineola.
Surviving are sons, Laurence Clark of Mississippi, William Clark of Greenville, Albert Clark of Garland, Cornelius Clark of Sulphur Springs, James Clark of Dallas and R.A. Clark of Jasper; four daughters, Inez Davis, Bessie Shaw, and Mary Perkins, all of Dallas, and Hattie Kelley of Farmersville; brothers, Johnny Vaughn and Leroy Vaughn, both of Mineola, and Clarence Vaughn of Greenville; 101 grandchildren, 256 great-grandchildren and 190 great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, two sons and three daughters.
Grandsons are pallbearers.
A wake is from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home Chapel, which is in charge of arrangements.
 
 

Odis Krodle
CADDO MILLS " Odis Murrell Krodle, 73, of Farmersville died Wednesday in Dallas. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Saturday at Rentfrow Funeral Home Chapel in Caddo Mills with Revs. Bart Barber and Tracy Oneal officiating. Burial is in Memoryland Cemetery.
Born July 22, 1927 in Hunt County, he was the son of W.S. Krodle and Ola Pike Krodle. On July 22, 1944 he married Imogene Smith in Caddo Mills; she preceded him in death on Nov. 1, 1994. He married Wanda Byars on June 14, 1996 in Farmersville. 
Mr. Krodle was a self-employed builder.
Surviving are his wife of Farmersville; a son, Roger Krodle of Caddo Mills; daughter Brenda English of Greenville; two brothers, John and James Krodle of Greenville; a sister, Elnora Sealey of Dallas; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by brothers William "Pete" and Waldon Eldork Krodle and a sister, Vivian Cathey.
Pallbearers are Brandon Krodle, Joiy Krodle, Shane Krodle, Kavin Krodle, Jack Isham and Rex King. Honorary pallbearer is Tim Tanton.
Visitation will be from to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
 

Johnnie McCord
Johnnie Ray McCord, 82, of Commerce died Wednesday. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church of Hutchins, 204 W. Athens, with Rev. Joel Harris officiating. Burial is in Trinity Cemetery in Wilmer.
She was born Feb. 6, 1918 in Glen Rose, daughter of John Andrew Wood and Eula Mae Matthews Wood. On Jan. 10, 1932, she was married to James Samuel McCord in Clovis, N.M. 
Mrs. McCord was a former resident of Hutchins and was a seamstress for Simmons Bedding Company of Dallas for 30 years. She was active in the Hutchins Community Center. 
Mrs. McCord was a member of the First Baptist Church of Hutchins.
Surviving are sons and daughters-in-law Sam and Barba McCord of Commerce and James Weldon and Leslie McCord of Gainesville; two daughters and sons-in-law, Maxine and Don Sewell of Nocona and Barbara Ann and Teddy Reed of Lancaster; a brother, A.V. Wood of Fawell; three sisters, Edna Seymore of Sudan, Nova Dorsey of Amarillo and Geneva Bradley of Los Angeles, Calif.; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband on June 10, 1998; four sisters, Oleta Booher, Ethel Wood, Lucille Blasingame and Gracie Ball; three brothers, Payne, Andy and Edgar Wood and one great-granddaughter, Lane Fenoglio.
Pallbearers are Michael McCord, Lynn McCord, Jeff McCord, Shane Reed, Bradey Fenoglio and Chance Fenoglio.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church in Hutchins, or to the Lane Fenoglio Memorial Scholarship, First National Bank in Nocona.
 

Jean Richardson
Jean Marie Richardson, 69, of Greenville died Monday. Funeral services are at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Price Temple Church of God in Christ in Greenville with Rev. R.L. Price officiating. Burial is in Community Cemetery in Gilmer.
Mrs. Richardson was born April 25, 1931, in Gilmer; the daughter of Henry and Velma Richardson. She was a member of Price Temple Church of God in Christ.
Surviving are sons, Lawrence Hardeman of Greenville and Norris Hardeman of Commerce; daughters, Katie Henderson of Farmersville and Shirley Daniels of Dallas; 33 grandchildren and 48 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and one son.
Pallbearers are Victor Hale, Lawrence Hardeman, Cedric Henderson, Marcarlos Daniels, Tommy Hardeman and Tom Roberts.
A wake is from 8 to 9 p.m. today at Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home Chapel, which is in charge of arrangements.
 

January 18, 2001
 
Services planned
 

Luverter Clark died Saturday in Farmersville. Services are pending with Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home.
 

Odis Krodle, 73, of Farmersville died Wednesday. Services are pending with Rentfrow Funeral Home in Caddo Mills.

Jean Marie Richardson died Monday in Greenville. Services are pending with Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home.
 

James Travis Hancock, 86, of Greenville, 11 a.m. today at Rentfrow Funeral Home Chapel in Caddo Mills. Burial in Simmons Cemetery.

Fred H. Hollon, 89, of Commerce, 11 a.m. today at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home Chapel in Commerce. Masonic graveside service follows at Rosemound Cemetery. 

James Samuel Johnson, 70, of Yantis, 1 p.m. today at Chapel of the Chimes, Lowe Funeral Home in Quitman. Burial in Restlawn Memorial Park in Sulphur Springs.
 

Frank Bivins
Frank Bivins, 77, of Greenville, died Monday at Greencrest Manor. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Joel Arnold officiating. Burial is in Mount Carmel Cemetery.
Born Feb. 5, 1923 in Ladonia, he was the son of Ira Hugh Bivins and Louise Samuels Bivins. On June 21, 1947 he married Ruby Jean Crutcher in Wolfe City. 
Mr. Bivins served in the U.S. Army in the Philippines and other points in the Pacific during World War II. He retired from Sears as a division manager with 36 1/2 years of service. He was a member of Highland Terrace Baptist Church.
Mr. Bivins is survived by his wife of Greenville; a son, Jerry Lynn Bivins of Cumby and grandchildren John David Bivins, Joni Michelle Bivins and James Michael Bivins.
He was preceded in death by a son, Larry Franklin Bivins; his parents; two sisters and two brothers.
Pallbearers are Johnny Barker, Leo Ragan, James Long, Kenneth Tucker, John Washburn and Jerry Cook.
 
 

Minnie Brumit
LONE OAK " Minnie A. Sills Brumit, 72, of Lone Oak died Tuesday in Greenville. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Friday at Lone Oak Baptist Church with Rev. Rev. Lloyd McKinney and Rev. Robert Cook officiating. Burial is in Hooker Cemetery.
The daughter of Thomas A. and Minnie B. Morris Sills, she was born Jan. 22, 1928 in Dallas. On July 9, 1948 she was married to David "Bud" Brumit in Dallas. 
Mrs. Brumit was a retired seamstress. She moved from Dallas to Lone Oak 50 years ago. She was a member of the Bois D'Arc Baptist Church.
Surviving are her husband of Lone Oak; two sons, David M. Brumit of Lone Oak and Benton C. Brumit of Greenville; two daughters, Myra J. Byrd of Grand Prairie and Dara "Rene" Stewart of Lone Oak; stepdaughter Drena Morrow of Bells; two sisters, Jewel Wright of Las Vegas, Nev. and Nina Mae Lyons of Grand Prairie; 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Tracey L. Brumit; three brothers and two sisters.
Pallbearers are Billy Mercer, Ernie Warren, Ronnie Childress, Richard Wilson, Luther Minyard and Ben Depue.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Bartley Funeral Home.
 

Florence Conner
POINT " Florence Conner, 81, of Point died Monday at Baylor Hospital in Dallas. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. today at Woosley Baptist Church on Highway 47 in Point with Cary Cinnaird and Andy Narramore officiating. Burial is in Woosley Cemetery.
The daughter of M.C. and Leah Bruton Fisher, she was born Jan. 27, 1919 in Dallas. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Conner was a member of Woosley Baptist Church, past Worthy Matron of O.E.S. and she had been a member of the Ladies Civic Club of Point since 1947. 
Surviving are daughters and sons-in-law Avon and Bobby Hatley of Point and Joan and Charles Lynch of Greenville; grandchildren Harold Hatley of Kemp, Kathy Shirey of Greenville, Donna Narramore of Vidor, Clay Lynch of Fort Worth and John Lynch of Greenville; 16 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, K.H. Conner, in 1997; two brothers, Lowell Fisher and N.T. Fisher; two sisters, Ophelia Wright and Myrtle Dickeson and one great-granddaughter, Amanda Hatley.
Pallbearers are Harold Hatley, Michael Hatley, Steven Hatley, Tom Shirey, Clay Lynch and John Lynch. Great-grandsons are honorary pallbearers.
Memorials may be made to Woosley Baptist Church, Woosley Cemetery or The American Heart Association.
Lynch Alternative Funeral Service of Greenville is in charge of arrangements.
 
 

Nettie Rowan
FARMERSVILLE " Nettie LaRue Rowan, 86, of Farmersville died Wednesday at North Central Medical Center of McKinney. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church of Farmersville with Rev. Bart Barber officiating. Burial is in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery.
Born July 27, 1914 in Farmersville, she was the daughter of George G. and Leta M. Roy Gladden. She was married to Harvard C. Rowan on May 22, 1932 in Farmersville. 
Mrs. Rowan had been employed by Johnston in Wylie. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Farmersville and was a member of W.M.U. at the church.
Mrs. Rowan is survived by a sister, Georgia H. Riker of Garland; two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Hurst's Fielder-Baker Funeral Home.
 

January 17, 2001
 
Services planned
 

Minnie Brumit died Tuesday afternoon. Services are pending with Bartley Funeral Home in Lone Oak.
 

Luverter Clark died Saturday in Farmersville. Services are pending with Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home.

Jean Marie Richardson died Monday in Greenville. Services are pending with Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home.

Chloda Brown, 83, of Greenville, 2 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in Prairie Valley Cemetery.

Doris (Renda) Carter, 66, of Greenville, 10 a.m. today at Peters Funeral Home Chapel. Graveside service, 2 p.m. at Mills Cemetery in Garland.

James Samuel Johnson, 70, of Yantis, 1 p.m. Thursday at Chapel of the Chimes, Lowe Funeral Home in Quitman. Burial in Restlawn Memorial Park, Sulphur Springs.

Doris G. Lloyd, 74, of Wolfe City, 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church in Wolfe City. Burial in Mount Carmel Cemetery. R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home of Wolfe City in charge.
 

Frank Bivens
Frank Bivens, 77, of Greenville, died Monday at Greencrest Manor. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Thursday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Joel Arnold officiating. Burial is in Mount Carmel Cemetery.
Born Feb. 5, 1923 in Ladonia, he was the son of Ira Hugh Bivins and Louise Samuels Bivins. On June 21, 1947 he married Ruby Jean Crutcher in Wolfe City. 
Mr. Bivens served in the U.S. Army in the Philippines and other points in the Pacific during World War II. He retired from Sears as a division manager with 36 1/2 years of service. He was a member of Highland Terrace Baptist Church.
Mr. Bivens is survived by his wife of Greenville; a son, Jerry Lynn Bivens of Cumby and grandchildren John David Bivins, Joni Michelle Bivins and James Michael Bivins.
He was preceded in death by a son, Larry Franklin Bivins; his parents; two sisters and two brothers.
Pallbearers are Johnny Barker, Leo Ragan, James Long, Kenneth Tucker, John Washburn and Jerry Cook.
 

Florence Conner
POINT " Florence Conner, 81, of Point died Monday at Baylor Hospital in Dallas. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Thursday at Woosley Baptist Church on Highway 47 in Point with Cary Cinnaird and Andy Narramore officiating. Burial is in Woosley Cemetery.
The daughter of M.C. and Leah Bruton Fisher, she was born Jan. 27, 1919 in Dallas. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Conner was a member of Woosley Baptist Church, past Worthy Matron of O.E.S. and she had been a member of the Ladies Civic Club of Point since 1947. 
Surviving are daughters and sons-in-law Avon and Bobby Hatley of Point and Joan and Charles Lynch of Greenville; grandchildren Harold Hatley of Kemp, Kathy Shirey of Greenville, Donna Narramore of Vidor, Clay Lynch of Fort Worth and John Lynch of Greenville; 16 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, K.H. Conner, in 1997; two brothers, Lowell Fisher and N.T. Fisher; two sisters, Ophelia Wright and Myrtle Dickeson and one great-granddaughter, Amanda Hatley.
Pallbearers are Harold Hatley, Michael Hatley, Steven Hatley, Tom Shirey, Clay Lynch and John Lynch. Great-grandsons are honorary pallbearers.
Memorials may be made to Woosley Baptist Church, Woosley Cemetery or The American Heart Association.
Visitation is from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today at the Point Funeral Home. 
Lynch Alternative Funeral Service of Greenville is in charge of arrangements.
 

James Hancock
CADDO MILLS " James Travis Hancock, 86, of Greenville died Monday. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Thursday at Rentfrow Funeral Home Chapel in Caddo Mills with Rev. Mike Nichols officiating. Burial is in Simmons Cemetery. 
Born in Quinlan on March 17, 1914, he was the son of Jess Hancock and Maude Keisler Hancock. On Nov. 4, 1935 he married Mary Evelyn Bobbitt; she died June 14, 1970. He married Gladys Bobbitt Bolick in Oklahoma in 1972. 
Mr. Hancock was a truck driver.
He is survived by his wife of Greenville; sons James Ronald Hancock of Clarksville, Va. and Doyle Hancock of Corpus Christi; a daughter, Pam Walton of Coldepring; stepdaughter and husband Coletta and Hal Wright of Greenville; grandson Justin Wright of Greenville; a granddaughter, Tara Buchanan; great-grandchild Jaycee of Sulphur Springs; 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
A grandson, Donnie Keith Allbrooks, preceded him in death in 1977.
Friends and relatives are pallbearers.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
 

Fred Hollon
COMMERCE " Fred H. Hollon, 89, of Commerce died Sunday, his 69th wedding anniversary, at Heritage Village Nursing Home in Richardson. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Thursday at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mike House officiating. A Masonic graveside service will follow at Rosemound Cemetery.
He was born Sept. 4, 1911 in Commerce to Samuel Hollon and Myrtle Payne Hollon. On Jan. 14, 1932 he married Juanita Wood in Oklahoma. 
Mr. Hollon was an insurance salesman for American National Insurance Company and retired with 26 years of service. He was fire chief in Commerce for many years. He raised cattle following his retirement.
Mr. Hollon was a member of First United Methodist Church in Commerce.
Surviving are his wife of Heritage Village Nursing Home in Richardson; daughters and sons-in-law Wanda and Ron Freeman of Chandler, Ariz. and Shirley and Edward Duff of Richardson; grandchildren Kristy Pamplin and husband David, Julie Richards and husband Randy, William Fred Duff, Tammy Duff Smith and Donna Duff McKool and husband Kevin and great-grandchildren Cole and Tyler Pamplin, Tatum Richards, Wendy and Samantha Smith and Christopher and Charles Edward McKool.
He was preceded in death by brothers Louie, Dan and Sammy Hollon.
Commerce Masonic Lodge 439 A.F.&A.M. members will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation is from 6 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
 

Brett Holland
POINT " Brett Edward Holland, 27, of Point died Monday in an auto accident in Paris. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church in Point with Rev. Jim Byte and Rev. Robert Stovall officiating. Burial is in Alba Salem Cemetery. 
The son of Guy Holland and Debbie Gaby, he was born Nov. 18, 1973 in Greenville. He was employed by C&R Directional and was a member of IBEW Union. He was a Baptist.
Mr. Holland is survived by his wife Jenny Holland of Point; his father; his mother, Debbie Cason; a son, Hagen Holland of Point and sister Selbi Holland.
Pallbearers are Darin Gowin, Toby Ehlers, Brent Cason, Lonnie Boykin, Grady Roberts and Gabe Kennimer. Honorary pallbearers are Jackie Mitchell, Randy Renshaw, Steven Bryant, Cal Quall, Carl Rabe, Kyle Rivers, James Oler and Michael Thurman.
Point Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 

Ada Pettigrew
Ada L. Pettigrew of Greenville died Sunday at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Funeral services are at 10:30 a.m. today at Wesley United Methodist Church with Rev. Mike Nichols officiating. Burial is at 1 p.m. in Grove Hill Cemetery in Dallas.
The daughter of Edward Ince and Ada Devers Ince, she was born Aug. 19, 1918 in Decatur. She married Ras Arms in early 1940; he preceded her in death in 1960. She married Bill Pettigrew in 1966 and he preceded her in death in 1978. 
Mrs. Pettigrew worked for Ensearch Exploration. She was a member of Wesley United Church. 
Surviving are a sister, Linda Smithey of Greenville; nephews Rick Reid of Dallas and Brian Smithey of Florida; other nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers are Zack Moore, Clyde Terry, Clyde Neese, Billy Winfield, Bill Vann and Robert Vann. Men of the Alpha Sunday School Class, Rick Lane and Vance Payne will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Coker-Mathews Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 

January 16, 2001
 
Services planned
 

Luverter Clark died Saturday in Farmersville. Services are pending with Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home.
 

Jean Marie Richardson died Monday in Greenville. Services are pending with Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home.

Fred Hollon, 88, of Commerce died Sunday in Richardson. Services are at 11 a.m. Thursday at Jones Memorial Chapel in Jones-Walker and Son Funeral Home in Commerce. Visitation is from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Freddy Turk, 57, of Dallas; graveside services at 2 p.m. today at Sullivan Cemetery in Campbell. Peters Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 

Chloda Bowen
Chloda Bowen, 83, of Greenville died Sunday evening at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Robert Baldridge, Rev. Ray Crumpton and Rev. Lee Huff officiating. Burial is in Prairie Valley Cemetery.
The daughter of Rev. T.L. McDowell and Janie Prince McDowell, she was born Jan. 30, 1917 in Lone Oak. She and Clyde Bowen were married Sept. 16, 1933 in Campbell. 
Mrs. Bowen was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church of Campbell.
Surviving are her husband of Greenville; a daughter, Ann Dial of Greenville and sister Jessie Rae Green of Campbell.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Pearl Harris and a brother, Harvey McDowell.
Pallbearers are Tom Green, Andy Robinson, Bill Dial, Bill Spradling, J.B. Dooley and Dwayne Patterson. Men of the Senior Sunday School class at First Baptist Church of Campbell will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Memorials may be made to Prairie Valley Cemetery Association in care of Virginia Dooley.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
 

Doris Carter
Doris (Renda) Carter, 66, of Greenville died Monday at her residence. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Peters Funeral Home with Rev. Bob Layman officiating. A graveside service is set for 2 p.m. at Mills Cemetery in Garland. 
Born in Shawmut, Ala. on June 6, 1934, she was the daughter of Henry and Tullie Earles. On April 26, 1951 she was married to Kenneth Gurson Carter in Westpoint, Ga. 
Mrs. Carter was an electronic lab tech on the team that developed micro chips at Texas Instruments. She finished her career with Honeywell Electronics. She had lived in Greenville the last five years.
Mrs. Carter is survived by a son, Kenneth Carter of Greenville; daughters Deborah Hadlock of Goodrich, Dana Carter of Deltona, Fla. and Cristi Stanfield of Greenville; a brother, Robert Arlen Earles of Valley, Ala.; sister Alice Earline Sherman of Wylie; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents and one brother.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
 

James Johnson
QUITMAN " James Samuel Johnson, 70, of Yantis died Sunday. Funeral services are at 1 p.m. Thursday at Chapel of the Chimes at Lowe Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Weems and Rev. Arlis Banks officiating. Burial is in Restlawn Memorial Park in Sulphur Springs.
He was born Jan. 21, 1930 in Hunt County. He served in the U.S. Air Force. 
Mr. Johnson was a mechanic in heating/air conditioning and was vice president of the Lake Fork Water Board. He was a Methodist. He had lived in Yantis for 16 years, moving there from Dallas.
Surviving are his wife, Helen Johnson of Yantis; two sons, James Perry Johnson of Vidor and Samuel Edward Johnson of Flower Mound; a daughter, Linda Sue Robershaw of Deer Park; two sisters, Martha Morgan Loisey of Houston and Linda Cooper of Texas City and five grandchildren.
Pallbearers are Wayne Fitch, Rick Tune, Dalton McKeever, Loyd Gene Johnson, Jim Ranne and Jerry Cooper. Ardell McAfee and Randy Johnson will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Visitation is from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
 

Doris Lloyd
WOLFE CITY " Doris G. Lloyd, 74, of Wolfe City died Sunday at Presbyterian Hospital of Commerce following a lengthy illness. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church in Wolfe City with Rev. Kevin Mitchell officiating. Burial is in Mount Carmel Cemetery.
The daughter of Lloyd and Bell Simpson Howell, she was born Dec. 21, 1926 in Kerens. On Jan. 27, 1950 she was married to Johnnie C. Lloyd in Dallas.
Mrs. Lloyd was a retired school teacher. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Wolfe City.
Mrs. Lloyd is survived by her husband; two daughters, Carolyn Hay of Austin and Sherianne Shivers of Whitewright; two sons, Marcus Lloyd of Fort Worth and Brian Lloyd of Fairlie; sisters Christine Voice of St. Marie, Calif. and Juanita Lieb of Hollister, Calif.; a brother, Roderick Howell of Kerens; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Grandsons are pallbearers.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home.
 

Clarence Owen Sr.
COMMERCE " Clarence William "Red" Owen Sr., 81, of Euless died Sunday at Heritage Estates Nursing Home in Fort Worth. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. today at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home with Rick Neathery officiating. Burial is in Rosemound Cemetery.
Born June 11, 1919 in Alabama, he was the son of Mitchell M. Owen and Della Whitney Owen. He married Lois Evelyn White in June 1954 in Wolfe City. 
Mr. Owen was a veteran of World War, serving in the U.S. Army. He was a self-employed carpenter and was a member of Carpenter's Local Union 429. He was a member of Bedford Baptist Temple in Bedford.
Surviving are brothers Melton Owen of Fort Worth and Revice Owen of Hurst and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife on Nov. 29, 1999 and a son, Clarence W. "Bill" Owen Jr. on March 27, 1997.
Pallbearers are Ralph Owen, Mike Knutson, Larry Kirkland Sr., Larry Kirkland Jr., Robert Kirkland and Jeremy Kirkland.
 

Ada Pettigrew
Ada L. Pettigrew of Greenville died Sunday at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Funeral services are at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Wesley United Methodist Church with Rev. Mike Nichols officiating. Burial is at 1 p.m. in Grove Hill Cemetery, Dallas.
The daughter of Edward Ince and Ada Devers Ince, she was born Aug. 19, 1918 in Decatur. She married Ras Arms in early 1940; he preceded her in death in 1960. She married Bill Pettigrew in 1966 and he preceded her in death in 1978. 
Mrs. Pettigrew worked for Ensearch Exploration. She was a member of Wesley United Church. 
A daughter, Linda Smithey of Greenville and a nephew, Rick Reid of Dallas survive.
Pallbearers are Zack Moore, Clyde Terry, Clyde Neese, Billy Winfield, Bill Vann and Robert Vann.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.
 

January 15, 2001
 
Services planned
 

Clarence Owens, 81, of Euless died Sunday in Fort Worth. Services are pending with Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home in Commerce.
 

Chloda J. Bowen of Greenville died Sunday. Services are at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home. Burial is in Prairie Valley Cemetery. Visitation is 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Ruth Carothers, 87, of Rowlett, formerly of the Mount Zion Community; services at 1 p.m. today at Jones Memorial Chapel in Jones-Walker and Son Funeral Home in Commerce. Burial is in Mount Zion Cemetery in Hopkins County. 

Gloria June Hunt Feagin, 71, of Garland; services are at 1 p.m. today at Calvary Baptist Church in Garland. Burial is in I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Farmersville. Hurst's Fielder-Baker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Alma McBeth Hardt, 86, of Los Angeles, formerly of Hunt County; services at 10 a.m. today at Allen Fuller Funeral Home in Wills Point. Burial is in White Rose Cemetery in Wills Point.

Fred Hollon, 88, of Commerce died Sunday in Richardson. Services are at 11 a.m. at Jones Memorial Chapel in Jones-Walker and Son Funeral Home in Commerce. Visitation is from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Freddy Turk, 57, of Dallas; graveside services at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Sullivan Cemetery in Campbell. Peters Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 

Ronnie Gilbreath
EMORY " Ronnie D. Gilbreath, 47, of Mesquite died Jan. 8 in Dallas. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. today at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Billy Smith and Rev. Larry Gilbreath officiating. Burial is in Rock Hill Cemetery near Quitman.
Mr. Gilbreath was born Aug. 9, 1953, in Port Lavaca; the son of Huey and and Floy Galloway Gilbreath. He was a Baptist.
Surviving are sons, Jeffrey Gilbreath of Mesquite and Randy Gilbreath of Denison; daughters, Stacy Gilbreath and Janet Gilbreath, both of Mesquite; brothers, Clyde Gilbreath of Emory, Dwayne Gilbreath of Mabank, Billy Joe Gilbreath of Whitewright and Jerry Gilbreath of Cedar Creek; sisters, Diane Shelly, Alice Gilbreath and Doris Plant, all of Dallas, and Linda Redfern of Cedar Creek; and three grandchildren.
Family members are pallbearers.
 

Clara Walker
Clara Belle Walker, 81, of Greenville died Friday at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. today at Peniel Church of The Nazarene with Rev. Johnny Davis and Rev. Marvin McDaniel officiating. Burial is in Lindsey Cemetery in Randolph.
Mrs. Walker was born Sept. 24, 1919, in Randolph; the daughter of Willie George and Fay Edwards Madison. She was married to Willia Richard Walker on Nov. 19, 1949, in Dallas.
Mrs. Walker was a member of Peniel Church of The Nazarene since 1962 and a homemaker.
Surviving are son, Steve Walker of Greenville; step-sons, Joe Walker and Roger Walker, both of Texarkana; daughters and sons-in-law, Judy and Amalio Garcia of Irving and Jan and Alan Woodcock of Glenpool, Okla.; brother, William Madison of Irving; sister, Shorty Thompson of Garland; nine grandchildren; eight grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband and a daughter, Anita Delgado.
Pallbearers are Rodney Tedder, Robert Tedder, Brandyn Leamon, J.W. Reeves, Joe Halliburton and Billy Rosenbalm. Honorary pallbearer is John Pryor.
Coker-Mathews Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 

January 14, 2001
 
Services planned
 

Metta Eudy, 90, of Terrell died Friday. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church in Forney with Rev. Jerry Griffin officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery. 
 

Anna Rosamond Pullen, infant, of Lone Oak died Friday in Dallas. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today at First Assembly of God in Lone Oak with Sam Calk officiating. Burial will be in Miller Grove Cemetery.

Clara Belle Walker, 81, of Greenville died Friday at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Monday at Peniel Church of the Nazarene under the direction of Coker-Mathews Funeral Home. The Rev. Johnny Davis and Rev. Marvin McDaniel will officiate. Burial is in Lindsey Cemetery in Randolph.
 

Ruth Carothers
COMMERCE - Ruth Carothers, 87, of Rowlett, formerly of the Mount Zion Community, died Friday at Rowlett Nursing Center. Funeral services are at 1 p.m. Monday in the Jones Memorial Chapel at Jones-Walker and Son Funeral Home in Commerce with Rev. Bob Woodworth officiating. Burial is at Mountt Zion Cemetery in Hopkins County. Pallbearers are Charles Carothers, Valton Holley, and Charles Bullard.
Born March 14, 1913 in Hopkins County, she was the daughter of L.B. Burns and Laura Richardson Burns. She married Carl Carothers Nov. 23, 1931 in Fairlie. She was a housewife and a member of the Mount Zion Church in Hopkins County.
Mrs. Carothers is survived by one son, Bob R. Carothers of Rowlett.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1992.
Visitation is 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
 
 

Gloria Feagin
FARMERSVILLE - Gloria June Hunt Feagin, 71, of Garland died Friday at Baylor Hospital in Garland. Funeral services are Monday at Calvary Baptist Church in Garland with Paul Dorsey officiating. Burial is at I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Farmersville.
Born Sept. 29, 1929 in Farmersville, she was the daughter of Aubrey Hunt and Ruby Sparks Hunt. She married Glyndle Moody Feagin, Sr. on June 27, 1947 in McKinney. Mrs. Feagin was a secretary with Texas Instruments. She was affiiliated with the Baptist church. 
Mrs. Feagin is survived by one daughter, Linda Hausher of Garland; one son Glyndle Moody Feagin, Jr. of Plainview; and two grandchildren. 
Visitation is 4 to 6 p.m. today.
 

Alma Hardt
WILLS POINT - Alma McBeth Hardt, 86, of Los Angeles, formerly of Hunt County, died Wednesday in Los Angeles. Services are at 10 a.m. Monday at Allen Fuller Funeral Home in Wills Point. Burial is in White Rose Cemetery in Wills Point.
Born Oct. 27, 1914 in the Myrtle Springs community in Van Zandt County, she was the daughter of Almon Nolan McBeth and Myrtle Phillips McBeth. Mrs. Hardt attended public schools in the Highland community and was employed as a beauty operator and later as a real estate salesperson. She lived in California most of her life until retiring in 1981. She then moved to West Tawakoni where she was a member of the First Baptist Church. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.
Mrs. Hardt is survived by one daughter, Diane Rundles of LaCrescenta, Calif.; one sister, LaVee McVay of Ace; one brother, Buck McBeth of Killeen; and two grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Zella M. Keys, and Faye Kizer; and by five brothers, Raymond McBeth, Martin L. McBeth, Ernest McBeth, Jesse McBeth, and Mansfield McBeth.
 
 

Freddy Turk
Freddy Turk, 57, of Dallas died Saturday in Jefferson. Graveside services are at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Sullivan Cemetery in Campbell with Jim Slocum officiating.
Born May 12, 1943 in Dallas, he was the son of Aubrey and Edna Turk. He married Bobbie Miller September 29, 1967 in Dallas.
Mr. Turk is survived by his wife, of Dallas; two daughters, Deborah H. Hodge of Haltom City and Sheila Turk of Seagoville; three sons, Robert Hodge of Seagoville, David Turk of Colorado, and Aubrey Turk of Dallas; one brother, Kennan Turk of Plainview; and seven grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Jack Turk.
The family will receive visitors Tuesday morning prior to the service.
 

January 13, 2001
 
Services planned
 

Ruth Carothers, 87, formerly of Mount Zion Community, died Friday at Rowlett Nursing Center. Services are pending with Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home of Commerce.
 

Clara Belle Walker of Greenville died Friday at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Services are pending with Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.

Mary E. Garrett, 70, of Emory, 11 a.m. today at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel, Emory. 

Walter Franklin "Frank" Swiney, 86, of Jacobia, 2 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel, Greenville. Masonic graveside service at Mount Carmel Cemetery in Wolfe City.
 

Leola Arrington
Leola Arrington, 74, of Greenville died Thursday morning at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tommy Weems officiating. Burial will be in Caney Cemetery.
Born in Franklin County on May 30, 1926, she was the daughter of Will Gore and Ida Cannon. On Oct. 22, 1941 she was married to Johnny J.M. Arrington in Franklin County. Mrs. Arrington was a seamstress at Lieter and Marlin in Commerce. She was a member of Park Street Baptist Church.
Mrs. Arrington is survived by her husband of Greenville; two sons, Charles L. Arrington of Greenville and Joe Arrington of Alba; a brother, Duke Gore of Winnsboro; sisters Stella Martin of Klondike and Rose Cash of Dallas; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Glenda Brockway on Jan. 18, 1980; a brother and two sisters.
Pallbearers will be Kevin Arrington, Donald Arrington, Bobby Arrington, Ashley Arrington, Paul Gore and Dewey Elmore.
 

Bruce Center
Bruce Barton Center, 49, of Wills Point died at his residence Friday morning. A private memorial service is scheduled at Lynch Alternative Funeral Service in Cash. Roger Ratliff will officiate.
He was born to Avis and Gary Center in Phoenix, Ariz. on Feb. 7, 1951. Mr. Center retired after working many years as a printer technician.
Survivors are his mother, Avis Anderson of Phoenix, Ariz. and a brother, Gary Center of Phoenix, Ariz.
 

Metta Eudy
FORNEY " Metta Eudy of Terrell died Friday. Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church in Forney with Rev. Jerry Griffin officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery. 
Daughter of Jasper Vastine and Lena Stokes Beauchamp, she was born March 7, 1910. She was married to Homer Daniel Eudy on July 16, 1928 in Roby. Mrs. Eudy was a member of the First Baptist Church in Forney and the Senior Citizens.
She is survived by a son, Carl Eudy of Forney; daughters Juanice Reed of Forney, Darlene Hardman of Forney and Marsha Morrison of Wolfe City; brothers Garvin and Frank Beauchamp; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years on Aug. 28, 1976; a son, Don Eudy on April 17, 1970; grandsons Tommy and Scott Eudy on April 17, 1970 and Biff Hunsaker.
Memorials may be made to the Lighthouse for the Blind, 4245 Office Parkway, Dallas, TX. 75204.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Anderson-Clayton Bros. Funeral Home.
 

Anna Pullen
LONE OAK " Anna Rosamond Pullen, infant, of Lone Oak died Friday in Dallas. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at First Assembly of God in Lone Oak with Sam Calk officiating. Burial will be in Miller Grove Cemetery.
Daughter of Marty and Suann File Pullen, she was born Dec. 25, 2000 in Greenville.
Survivors include her parents; twin brother Brandon Martin Pullen of Lone Oak; grandparents James and Diane Pullen of Sweet Briar, Calif., Herb and Janie File of Lone Oak and Brad and Cathy Malcom of Campbell; great-grandparents James and Betty Pullen of Dallas and Alex and Argaree Laham of Greenville.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Bartley Funeral Home.
 

Betty Westfall
QUINLAN " Betty Mae Westfall of West Tawakoni died Thursday in Rowlett. Burial will be in Parkersburg, W.Va.
She was born on July 26, 1925 in Rosemont, W.Va. to Opha and Carrie Nestor Gobel. She was a homemaker and a Methodist.
Surviving are one son, Odie Westfall; a daughter, Susan Bouchard and three grandchildren.
Quinlan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 

January 12, 2001
 
Services planned
 

Leola Arrington, 74, of Greenville died Thursday morning at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tommy Weems officiating. Burial will be in Caney Cemetery. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
 

Lennie Ester "Grannie" Moffitt of Terrell, 10 a.m. today at Quinlan LyBrand Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in West Memorial Cemetery.
 

Jewell Cox
BRECKENRIDGE "Jewell Beene Cox, 95, longtime Breckenridge resident, died Wednesday at Stephens Memorial Hospital. Funeral services are at 10:30 a.m. today at The First Baptist Church with Revs. Cecil Harper and Harry Grantz officiating. Burial is in Breckenridge Cemetery.
She was born July 8, 1905 in Collin County and graduated from Nevada High School. 
She moved to Breckenridge in 1946 from Greenville and worked for the C.R. Anthony store as a cashier. After nine years with that store, she worked for Lester Clark until 1994.
She was a member of The First Baptist Church where she served as president of the Carrie Bates Sunday School class.
Surviving are a son, Glenn Cox of Dallas; five grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Jack H. Cox Sr., in 1990; four brothers and four sisters.
Pallbearers are Tim Bundick, David Clark, Barrett Clark, Bruce Curry, Curt McClymond, Ron Holloway, Joe Dan Knox and John Connally. Honorary pallbearers are Hack Phillips, Dale Aldridge, O.H. Reaugh, Fred Dueser, Joe McClymond, Paul Prater and Leo Draper.
Memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels or The First Baptist Church and may be left at the funeral home.
Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home of Breckenridge is in charge of arrangements.
 

Mary Garrett
EMORY " Mary E. Garrett, 70, of Emory died Wednesday at East Texas Medical Center of Quitman. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Saturday at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Richard Martin and Rev. Wess Franklin officiating.
Born July 16, 1930 in Muncie, Ind., she was the daughter of Corvin and Bessie Jaynes McIntire. She was married to Charles D. Garrett in Muncie on July 4, 1948. 
Mrs. Garrett was a homemaker. She was a member of United Pentecostal.
She is survived by her husband of Emory; three daughters, Kay Ellis and Darlene Garrett, both of Emory and Lila Nelson of Houma, La.; brothers Ira, Paul and Phillip McIntire, all of Muncie, Ind.; sisters Claris Meeks, Louise Thornton and Ruth Garrett, all of Muncie, Ind.; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
 

Walter Swiney
Walter Franklin "Frank" Swiney, 86, of Jacobia died Thursday morning at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Saturday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bill Hazelip and Rev. Robert Baldridge officiating. There is a Masonic graveside service at Mount Carmel Cemetery in Wolfe City.
The son of F.J. Swiney and Martha Lou Smith, he was born April 27, 1914 in Fannin County. He married Eubie Fields on Feb. 20, 1934 in Sulphur Springs. 
Mr. Swiney worked for Hunt County Precinct 4 for 22 years and then retired from the City of Greenville in 1981. He was a 49-year member of the Old Concord Baptist Church and had served as a deacon since 1977. 
Mr. Swiney was a 50-year member of the Masonic Lodge in Commerce.
Surviving are his wife of Jacobia; son and daughter-in-law Royce and Sherry Swiney of Royse City; a daughter, Jo Nell Powell of Wolfe City; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Gary Don Swiney; a brother and two sisters.
Pallbearers are Carl Massey, Steve Hazelip, Lonnie Beadles, Chris Fleming, Allen L. Martin and Bobby Brown. Honorary pallbearers are Paul Fleming, Merl Stansill and Norman Ulmer.
Memorials may be made to the Building Fund of the Old Concord Church in Jacobia.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.


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