|WAYNE WILLIE LUKER
Wayne Willie Luker passed away Monday, August 30, 1999. He was born
September 2, 1959 in Terrell to the late Horace Luker and Ruth Opal Bushnell
Luker. Willie owned and operated E. T. Drywall.
He was preceded in death by his father, Horace Luker.
He is survived by his wife, Kelly Luker of Terrell; sons, Robert and
Ray Luker of Terrell; daughter, Shelly Luker of Terrell; sons and daughters-in-law,
Robert and Cindy Luker of Terrell; Ray and Jennifer Luker of Ables Springs;
grandson, Jason Luker of Terrell; mother, Ruth Childers of Terrell; brothers
and sisters-in-law, Jimmy and Rae Luker of Terrell, Donny and Nancy Luker
of Terrell; sisters and brothers-in-law, Ruthie and Rick Neighbors of Terrell,
Joy and Robie Carpenter of Terrell, Peggy and Eric High of Ables Springs;
18 nieces and nephews; four great-nieces and nephews; 35 cousins; 24 aunts
and uncles and more friends than most people are lucky enough to know or
that can be counted.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, September 1, 1999,
at First Assembly of God with Bro. Lonnie Harris officiating. Interment
will follow at Able Springs Cemetery under the direction of Anderson-Clayton
Bros. Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home
Tuesday, August 31, 1999 from 6-8 p.m.
"Willie was taken from us suddenly but we won't forget him in our lifetime.
Everyone who knew him will miss him."
OLIVER RAY TUBBS
Oliver Ray Tubbs, 69 years, passed away in Terrell Friday, August 27,
1999. He was born February 26, 1930 in Fouke, Arkansas to the late Clarence
M. and Tennie A. Fletcher Tubbs. Mr. Tubbs was employed with Terrell State
He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Tubbs; brothers, Louis
and Vernon Tubbs; and sisters, Bonnie Tubbs and Inez Arnold.
He is survived by his stepchildren: Warren Reeves, Dianne Ray, Nina
Schwartz, Pauline Starnes and James Brown; sisters, Christine Derkoski,
Eva Rushim, Dora Dubose and Betty Jones; 12 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren;
and a host of friends.
Graveside services were held under the direction of Anderson-Clayton
Bros. Funeral Home at 4 p.m. Monday, August 30, 1999, at Highland Memorial
Gardens with Rev. Ernie McCoulskey.
Jerrel Francis Wooden passed away in a Dallas hospital August 30, 1999.
The son of the late Jess and Ona Ford Wooden, he was born in Oklahoma on
January 10, 1934, and lived most of his life in Dallas prior to moving
to Terrell 18 years ago. He was employed as a truck driver for Smith Enterprise.
Mr. Wooden was preceded in death by his son, Jerry Wooden and is survived
by Joyce Byrd of Hubbard; his daughter and sons-in-law, Pam and Mike O'Neal
of Terrell; Rnee' and Donald Jeske of Hubbard; Bonita and Gene Kremling
of Chandler; one sister, Juanita Damron of Wichita Falls; 14 grandchildren
and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held from the Goggans Funeral Home Chapel
in Terrell at 2 p.m. Wednesday, September 1, 1999, with Rev. Jeffrey Roger
Visitation with the family is scheduled from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday evening
at the funeral home.
TED H. SCHLEBACH
Ted H. Schlebach, 69 years of age, passed away Tuesday, January 4, 2000,
in Terrell. He was born March 15, 1930 in Palo Pinto County, Texas to the
late Joseph Edward and Annie Rose Popp Schlebach. Mr. Schlebach lived in
Talty most of his life where he was a member of the St. Martin's Catholic
Church. He served in the National Guard for nine years.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Anita Schlebach, three brothers
and two sisters.
He is survived by his wife, Frances Schlebach of Terrell; daughter,
Kay Hodges of Cleburne: son, Michael Schlebach of Terrell; daughters, Lois
Ann Schlebach of Terrell and Vicki Cummings of Winnsboro; grandchildren:
Traci Bell, Shawn Hinch, Brandi Clark, Chris Schlebach and Danny Cummings;
three great-grandchildren; brother, John Schlebach; four sisters: Christina
Popp, Cecilia Bartosch, Theresa Gaiser and Veronica Garner; numerous nieces
and nephews; other relatives; and a host of friends.
Rosary will be recited on Thursday, January 6, 2000 at 7 p.m. in the
Chapel of Anderson-Clayton Bros. Funeral Home of Terrell. Mass of Christian
Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, January 7, 2000 at St. Martins Catholic
Church of Talty. Interment will follow at Highland Memorial Gardens of
Oscar Lee Skurlock, 78, passed away Saturday, January 1, 2000 in Terrell.
He was born January 10, 1921 in Llano, Texas to the late Lee Alexander
and Vendla (Dahl) Skurlock. Oscar was a veteran of World War II serving
in the U.S. Army stationed in Guadalcanal. He was a member of the Post
Oak Bend Baptist Church for the past several years and retired from the
City of Rockwall where he worked for 18 years. He was married to the former
Norma Gene Thigpen on June 16, 1966 in Pecos, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his son, Stephen Noel Skurlock; stepdaughter,
Mona Mauldin; and sister, Dorothy Rosenbaum.
Survivors include his wife Norma Gene Skurlock of Terrell; son, Daniel
Lee Skurlock and his wife Brenda of Terrell; daughters, Donna Mae Kitzmiller
and her husband Buck of Two Buttes, Colorado and Doris Lorene Ashton and
her husband Eli of Mesquite; stepchildren, Mitchell Smith and his wife
Donna of Terrell, Dale Smith and his wife Patricia of Rockwall and Frances
Cope and her husband Eddie of Lone Oak, Texas; sister, Faye Antee of New
Mexico; brothers, Lewis Skurlock of Oregon; 16 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren;
numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws and friends.
Services were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, January 4, 2000 in the Anderson-Clayton
Bros. Chapel with Rev. Garis Baggett officiating. Interment will follow
in the Resthaven Memorial Park in Rockwall under the direction of Anderson.
CURTIS RAY SLAYTON, SR.
Funeral services for Curtis Ray Slayton, Sr., 64, of Wills Point, will
be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 9, 2000 at the Anderson-Clayton Bros.
Funeral Home Chapel in Terrell, with Rev. Buddy Booth officiating. Interment
will follow at Oakland Memorial Park in Terrell.
Mr. Slayton was born May 25, 1935 to Sam and Lillie Stephens Slayton
in Kaufman County, Texas and passed away March 6, 2000 in Terrell. He married
the former Sarah C. Provence in Sunnyvale on August 27, 1954. He retired
from Wills Point Independent School District.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Sarah Slayton of Wills Point;
daughters, Sharon Denise Ingram and husband Stephen Ray of Scurry, Donna
Anise Slayton of Wills Point, and Kristi Michelle Warren and husband, Kelly
of Wills Point; sons, Curtis Ray Slayton, Jr. and wife Tasha of Miami,
Oklahoma, Christopher Shawn Slayton and wife Christina of Wills Point,
foster-son Arthur Arnold and wife Janet of Royce City; 15 grandchildren;
three great-grandchildren; mother, Lillie Pearl Slayton of Rochester, Texas;
sister, Janelle Sonntag of Mesquite; brother, Frank Slayton of Rule, Texas
and numerous friends.
SHIRLEY JEAN STONE
Shirley Jean Stone, a Terrell resident, passed away in a Terrell hospital
March 7, 2000. She was born in the Ables Springs Community in Kaufman County
on June 8, 1938, the daughter of Hester Jewell Barnes Terrell and the late
Walter Frank Dickerson, and had lived most of her life in Mesquite. She
was employed as office manager for the Davis Building for 35 years.
Mrs. Stone was preceded in death by her husband, Sydney Lester (Cotton)
Stone, and is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Jerry
Yates of Edgewood; her mother, Hester Jewell Terrell of Terrell; four brothers,
Walter Dickerson and Jimmy Dickerson, both of Terrell; Kenny Dickerson
of Kaufman and Billy Dickerson of Englewood, Colorado; one sister, Mary
Horton of Terrell; three grandchildren, Gerald Yates and Melissa and Frank
Baker; two great-grandchildren, Logan and Jessie Baker; and other relatives
Funeral services will be held from the Chapel of Goggans Funeral Home
in Terrell at 2 p.m. Friday, March 10, 2000, with Rev. Joe Ed Goolsby and
Rev. Joey Wages officiating. Interment will follow at Ables Springs Cemetery.
Visitation with the family is scheduled Thursday evening, March 9, from
6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
MARY LEE STAFFORD
Funeral services for Mary Lee Stafford, 64, longtime resident of Kaufman
County and Terrell, died in a Dallas hospital June 13. Funeral services
with Rev. Willie R. Willis and Elder Jesse Mumphrey officiating. Interment
will be in Shady Grove Cemetery in Elmo. Visitation is Friday from 7 p.m.
to 8 p.m. with the family at J.L. Brooks Memorial Chapel in Terrell.
Services are under the direction of Thomas & Sons Funeral Home
Mary Lee Roland was born September 23, 1935 in Reklaw, Texas. She attended
the public School of Kaufman County.
Mrs. Stafford was preceded in death by two daughters, Mary Ann Roland
and Sadie Ann Roland.
She survived by sons, Johnny Joe Roland, Terrell, TX and Billy Joe
Roland, Dallas, TX; daughters, Sarah Ann Roland, Kaufman, TX; God-daughter,
Jocelyn Warren, Mesquite, TX; nine grandchildren and five grand children;
her best friend Rose Mary and other relatives and friends.
LARRY DEAN DANIEL
Larry Dean Daniel, the son of Al Daniel and the late Sarah Dean Daniel,
was born in Grand Prairie, Texas, on October 7, 1942, and was a resident
of the Cedarvale Community in Kaufman County at the time of his death.
He was employed eight years as a security guard at Terrell State Hospital
and also worked in construction.
Larry was preceded in death by his mother and his brother and is survived
by his wife, Lola Bailey Daniel; his father, Al Daniel of Spicewood; six
sons: Mark Daniel of California, Johnny Bailey of Terrell, Scott Bailey
and wife, Teresa of Mesquite, Larry Dean Horner of Dyersburg, Tennessee,
Joey Daniel of Austin and Christopher Daniel of Virginia; two daughters,
Crystal Julian of Wills Point and Kathy Bailey of California; five grandchildren
and one great-grandchild; and other relatives and many friends.
Funeral services were held at Goggans Funeral Home in Terrell at 10:30
a.m. Monday, August 21, 2000, with Rev. David Forgason officiating, and
interment followed at Cedarvale Cemetery.
EDITH MARIE FARMER
Edith Marie Farmer of Terrell passed away October 7, 2000. She was born
on July 15, 1911 in Kaufman County, Texas.
Edith retired from Terrell State Hospital and was a member of First
United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, H. F. “Jack” Farmer and sister,
Edith is survived by her son, Frank Farmer of Winder, GA; grandson,
Jonathan D. Farmer of Lawrenceville, GA; sisters, Lillie Blackmon and Ruby
Blackmon, both of Terrell; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, October 11, 2000
at Oakland Memorial Park with Bro. Joe Rosenquist officiating. Family will
receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, October 10, 2000 at Anderson-Clayton
Bros. Funeral Home.
ESTER MAE MCBRIDE
Funeral services for Ester Mae McBride will be held on Saturday, December
2, 2000 at 1 p.m. from the St. Luke Methodist Church. Frances St. Rev.
J. P. Brown pastor officiating.
The family has entrusted Ester Mae McBride funeral services to the
Davis Funeral Home of Terrell.
Mrs. Esther Mae McBride was born November 11, 1913 in Kaufman County,
Texas to John and Maggie Crouch.
She was married to Grady Booker and to this union four daughters were
born. She later married Johnny McBride. Her parents, both spouses and five
grandchildren preceded her in death.
Mrs. McBride is survived by her daughters: Jimmie Ruth Moore of Dallas,
Mary Lee Brown of Terrell, Eva Nell Moore (James) of Amarillo, and Margie
Faye Booker of Amarillo. Nine grandchildren: Johnnie R. Brown (Barbara),
Gloria Wilson (Earl), Grady L. Brown, Myrtle Hodge (Benny), Joe McDonald
Jr., Barbara Pipkins (Bernard), Debra Kelley (Rufus), Shelia J. Brown and
Robin Gilbert (Kevin); 16 great grandchildren and 8 great-great grandchildren,
and many other relatives and friends.
Ester Mae McBride will lie in state on Friday from noon to 6 p.m. at
the Davis Funeral Home, located at 612 S. Rockwall Ave.
ALICE FAYE BROWN SCOTT
Funeral services for Alice Faye Brown Scott, 59 years of age, will be
held Saturday, February 3, 2001, at 1 p.m. at the Church of the Living
God P.O.G.T., 502 Mt. Olive, Terrell with Dr. L.B. Tolbert Smith officiating.
Interment will be in New Oakwood Cemetery under the direction of the Davis
Funeral Home of Terrell.
She leaves to cherish her memory: her mother, Mrs. Alice Carr; one
lovely and devoted daughter, Janice Hawkins; three grandchildren, Shalondra
Hawkins, Kendrick Hawkins and Jamaiya Hawkins; one great-granddaughter,
E’londra Monae White; Mr. Jerry Lee Scott; two sisters, Mrs. Lois Jean
Perkins of Austin, Texas and Mrs. Elsie Mae Brown Jackson of Garland; one
brother, Clifford Lee Brown of Garland; a very close friend for 19 years,
Mrs. Willie Mae Stroman of Mesquite; two brothers-in-law, Mr. Joe Perkins
of Austin and Mr. Melvin Jackson of Dallas; and a host of nieces, nephews
and family who loved her.
The family will receive other family members and friends from 6-8 p.m.
at The Church of the Living God, 502 Mt. Olive.
LEON ALLEN, SR.
Funeral services for Leon Allen, Sr. will be held Saturday, February
3, 2001 at 11 a.m. from the Holy Temple Church of God in Christ, 926 S.
Adelaide, with Bishop James Edward Lee presiding. Rev. Roger’s Jackson
will be eulogist. Interment is in New Oakwood Cemetery with services under
the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Terrell.
Mr. Allen leaves to cherish his memory: a loving and faithful wife
of 39 years, Mrs. Mary J. Allen; six daughters, Ms. Vanessa Jennings of
Dallas, Mrs. Mary L. Barker (Christopher) of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., Mrs.
Sarah Dye (Embrem) of Terrell, Ms. Brenda Allen and Mrs. Linda Brown (Mac)
of Rowlett, Ms. Regina Allen of Palestine; four sons, Mr. Will A. Allen
(Rosie) of Terrell, Mr. Leon Allen, Jr. (LaTonia) of Leesville, La., Mr.
Carl Allen (Amy) of Terrell and his loving and devoted baby son, Bernard
Dont’a Allen of Terrell; two sisters, Susie Jackson (Pink) of Bethany,
La. and Nettie Williams (John) of Shreveport, La.; three brothers, Willie
Allen (Lorader) of Waskom, Tx., Samuel Allen, Sr. (Frankie) of Rockwall,
and James H. Allen (Betty) of Terrell; 11 grandchildren, Deniqua and Quametris
Jennings of Dallas, N’Tois Allen-Watson of Washington, D.C., Christopher
D. Barker of Fort Walton Beach, Fl., Crystal, Raynard and Alexia Allen
of Terrell, Ontarious Allen of Rowlett, Quanecia and Embrem Dye, Jr. of
Terrell, Jasmine Brown of Dallas; and two great-grandchildren, Camron and
Lauren Jennings of Dallas.
Leon is survived by a host of relatives and friends as well as his
special friends, Mr. Bob Teal, Billie Charles Burch and George Washington.
Mr. Leon Allen, Sr. will lie in state on Friday from 1 p.m. until 8
p.m. at the Davis Funeral Home, 612 S. Rockwall.
EARL JACKSON KEENER
Funeral services for Earl Jackson Keener, 67, of Wills Point, Texas,
are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, February 3, 2001 at Allan Fuller Funeral
Home Chapel in Wills Point with Mr. Alvis Nichols officiating.
Burial will follow at Bright Star Cemetery north of Wills Point under
the direction of Allan Fuller Funeral Home.
Mr. Keener passed away January 31, 2001 in an Athens hospital.
He was born December 24, 1933 in Ducktown, Tennessee, the son of Harvey
Keener and Stella Jeanette Millsaps Keener. Mr. Keener proudly served in
the United States Marine Corps.
He married Judy Goss on October 17, 1975 in Dallas, Texas. He had retired
from Plastics Manufacturing Corporation in Dallas after 31 years of service.
He was a member of Chapel of the Lake and was currently employed at the
Wills Point Chronicle. He had lived at Wills Point for the past 23 years,
having moved there from Dallas.
Mr. Keener was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, David Keener;
and two sisters, Ethel Orton and Sue Keener England.
He is survived by his wife, Judy Keener of Wills Point; a son, Raymond
Keener and wife, Tina, of Wills Point; two brothers, Jerry Keener of Evansville,
Indiana and Tommy Keener of Bridgeport, Texas; two grandchildren, Amber
Louise Rogers (Keener) and Samantha Kay Keener; two sisters-in-law, Susan
Sturdevant and husband, Donny, of Wills Point and Carla Archibald and husband,
Archie, of Rockwall; niece, Annie Kay Sturdevant of Wills Point; and other
nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Pallbearers will be Marvin Barnhill, Bob Turner, Glynn Martin, Gary
Sturdevant, Zach Sewell and Amos Mann.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday evening
from 6-8 p.m.
RICKEY BERNARD HUBBARD
Funeral services for Rickey Bernard Hubbard, age 44, will be held Saturday,
April 7 at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Sammy D. Willis
and bishop Jerry Potts officiating.
Interment will be in New Oakwood Cemetery under the direction of Davis
Funeral Home of Terrell, Texas.
Mr. Hubbard leaves to mourn his passing: his father, Tommie Davis;
daughter, Miracle Deon of Kaufman; seven sisters: Arlene Hunt of Longview,
Dorothy Warren (Raymond) of Dallas, Patricia Johnson (Michael), Carolyn
Fegan, Carlene Fegan, Linda Davis, all of Terrell, Paulette Hardy (Glenn)
of Mesquite and a half-sister, Maxine Johnson of Terrell; four brothers,
John Hubbard (Wanda), Donald Hubbard and Wiley Joe Davis of Dallas, Leodis
Hubbard (Gloria) and half-brother, Vassar Mitchell of Terrell; three aunts,
Ida Brown of Wills Point, Betty Gowans of Dallas and Mamie Taylor of Terrell;
three uncles Ernest and Billy Fegan of Terrell and Charles Fegan of Dallas;
two devoted friends, James Barnett of Kaufman and Cecil House of Terrell;
and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Public viewing will be Friday, April 6, 2001 from noon to 7 p.m. at
Davis Funeral Home, 612 S. Rockwall, Terrell.
DONALD L. COX
Donald Leslie Cox was born in Wichita Falls, Texas on April 23, 1932,
the son of the late Alonzo W. and Della Oliver Cox, and passed away April
4, 2001, in a Terrell hospital. He had lived in Dallas prior to moving
to Terrell seven years ago and was employed as a security guard.
Mr. Cox is survived by his wife, Mildred Lindsey Cox; son, Donald Roy
Cox; daughter, Mary Alice Night, all of Terrell; brothers, Daniel Smith
of Elmo, Marshal Smith of Fort Worth and Russell Smith of Midlothian; sister,
Lucille Adcock of Elmo; and other relatives and friends.
A memorial service for Mr. Cox will be held at a later date.
Betty Webb of Terrell passed away on June 13, 2001 in Terrell, Texas.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 15, 2001 at Oakland
Memorial Park. Family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. June 14,
2001 at Anderson-Clayton Bros. Funeral Home.
Myrtle Irene Darr passed away August 10, 2001, in Terrell. The daughter
of the late Tom White and Sarah Byrd Cannon, she was born April 18, 1901.
A longtime resident of Terrell, Mrs. Darr was a homemaker. She was a member
of the First Missionary Baptist Church.
Preceding Myrtle in death was her husband, Ernest Lee Darr to whom
she was married on December 18, 1922.
Surviving her are her son and daughter-in-law, Cecil and Scharlene
Darr of Terrell; two daughters, Opal Thomas of Terrell and Faye Stephens
of Dallas; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great
grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Goggans Funeral Home
in Terrell at 2 p.m. Sunday, August 12, 2001, with Rev. Joe Rosenquist
officiating, with interment at Campground Cemetery. Visitation will be
Saturday evening, August 11, 2001, from 6-8 p.m.
DOROTHY MURDELL LAWSON
Dorothy Murdell Lawson of Terrell passed away December 9, 2001, in Dallas,
She was born May 25, 1931 to the late Cyrus Ray and Inez nadine Hemby
Woodard in Cooper, Texas. Murdell was Baptist by faith. She was a longtime
Terrell resident and well-known for her floral artistry. She worked for
La Casa Verde and later for Creative Florist and Flowerfields.
She is survived by her daughter, Rita Kay Moore and her husband Roger
of Rowlett; son, John Stephen Lawson and his wife Susan of College Mound;
grandchildren, Renea Moore of Commerce, Ryan Moore of Rowlett, Cassie Lawson
of Paris, Jared Lawson of Paris and Chris Lawson of Paris.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 12, 2001, at Anderson-Clayton
Bros. Chapel with Rev. Jimmy Sheppard and Rev. Joe Rosenquist officiating.
Interment will follow at Oakland Memorial Park.
Family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, December 11, 2001,
at Anderson-Clayton Bros. Funeral Home.
BLAIR DISHMAN, JR.
Blair Dishman, Jr. of Quinlan passed away December 8, 2001, at his residence.
He was born September 5, 1943 in Terrell, Texas and graduated Terrell
High School in 1961. He received his BBA from The University of Oklahoma
and later received his JD from The University of Oklahoma Law School. He
practiced law in Dallas for many years.
Blair enjoyed sports and was an avid fisherman and hunter. He coached
his son’s ice hockey team.
Blair was preceded in death by his wife, Carole Chacey Dishman; father,
Blair Douglas Dishman, Sr. and sister, Susan Disman Lea.
He is survived by his son, Christopher Douglas Dishman of Arlington,
Va.; mother, Sarah McGinty Dishman of Lake Tawakoni, Tx; brother-in-law,
Dr. Paul W. Lea; nieces, Debbie Hartin and her husband Rick, Jennifer Lea
Coffee adn husband Clint; great-nieces, Michelle and Susan; great-nephew,
J.D.; a host of cousins, aunts, uncles and friends.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 12, 2001, at Anderson-Clayton
Bros. Chapel with Keith Feerer and K. L. Breeden officiating. Interment
will follow at Oakland Memorial Park.
Family will receive friends at 10 a.m. Wednesday prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to Boles Home, 706 Love, Quinlan, Texas, 75474-9904.
Geoffrey Kyle Troy passed away December 9, 2001, in a Fort Worth, Texas,
The son of Debra Lynne Pickens Troy and the late Gregory Kent Troy,
he was born in Dallas, Texas, on December 6, 1981, ad attended schools
in Garland, McKinney and Kaufman.
Preceding Geoffrey in death were his father and grandmother, Daisella
Vann; and he is survived by his mother, Debbie Troy of Terrell; two sisters,
Courtney Troy of errell and Andrea Troy of Grand Prairie; grandparents,
Leon and Sandy Pickens and Wesley Vann, all of Terrell; his great-grandmother,
Pauline Pickens; his fiance’ Natalie Patton of Point; and numerous other
relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Goggans Funeral Home
in Terrell at 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 12, 2001, with Rev. Steve Odom
officiating and interment will follow at the College Mound Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday evening, December
11 at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Children’s Hospital in
Dallas, Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth or the Leukemia Society.
JAMES BENJAMIN CERNOCH, JR.
James Benjamin Cernoch, Jr., 75, of White Plains, died May 27, 2002,
at Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C. He was a retired U.S.
He worked for Charles County and for John Duley and Bill Isman as a
carpenter. He was active in the construction of New Life Church. He was
of the Wesleyan faith.
Born April 25, 1927, in Garland, Texas, he was the son of the late
James B. Cernoch, Sr. and the late Maude Jacobs Cernoch.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother,
terry A. Cernoch.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Joyce Ann Wilson Cernoch of
White Plains; sons, Gary W. Cernoch of Gaithersburg and James A. Cernoch
of Virginia; daughter, Beth A. Cernoch of Mechanicsville; brother, John
H. Cernoch of Illinois; sisters, Ruth Withrow and Winona Walker, both of
Texas; grandchildren, Nicki and Jeremy Crumrime, Mathew, Larisa Amanda,
Allison and Riley Cernoch; great-grandchild, Ryan Moreland; and numerous
Services were held May 31, 2002, at New Life Wesleyan Church, La Plata.
Rev. Mike Hilson and Rev. Aaron Rummage will officiate. Interment was in
Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham.
Pallbearers were Paul Dixon, Bill McDonald, Gene Paddett, Kenneth and
Charles Taylor, Lew Holden, Don Moreland and Chris Bryan.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the New Life
Wesleyan Church building fund.