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Ola Martin Quinn
Ola Martin Quinn, 103, of Paris died Saturday, Oct. 18, 1997, in Cherry Street Annex.
Bright-Holland Funeral Home will conduct services at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Wildwood Chapel in Restland Memorial Park in Dallas, with the Rev. Robin Valdez, of the First Presbyterian Church of Lewisville, officiating. Burial will be in Restland Memorial Park.
Mrs. Quinn was born Oct. 4, 1894, in Garland, a daughter of Benjamin Franklin and Eva Beaver Martin. She married W. L. Quinn June 3, 1920, in Dallas. He preceded her in death in 1942. She was retired from Sears & Roebuck Co. and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Lewisville. She was a member of the Business and Professional Women's Club, the Lewisville Study Club and the Lewisville Garden Club.
Survivors include several nieces and nephews, including Mary and John Madewell of Paris, John R. and Rose Martin of Lewisville, Tommy and Dorothy Coe of Greenville, Cecil and Polly Carter of Dallas, Mary Lou and Dr. William Anderson of Dallas, Maurine and Freddie McAlister of Dallas, Ola Jean and Zackie Burcham of Tulsa, Okla., and numerous great and great-great nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Michael Madewell, Jerry Madewell, John Madewell, Eric Miller, John R. Martin Jr. and Rudy Pedraza.

Ethel Smith
BOGATA - Ethel Smith, 98, of Bogata died Saturday, Oct. 18, in Red River Health Care Center.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, in the chapel of Red River Health Care Center with the Rev. Mike Green officiating. Burial will be in Lone Star Cemetery by Wood Funeral Home.
Miss Smith was born Nov. 11, 1898, in Red River County to G.L. and Josie Cowell Smith.
Surviving is a sister, Anna Belle Patton of Bogata; three nieces and one nephew.

Joy Townsend
Joy Townsend, 61, of Paris died Sunday, Oct. 19, 1997, at Cherry Street Manor.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, at Chicota Baptist Church with the Rev. Bill Sanders officiating. Burial will be in Forest Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. Monday at Gene Roden's Sons Funeral Home.
Surviving are sisters, Laura Keller of Albuquerque, N.M. and Marie Collins of Fort Worth; brothers, Ray Davis of Chicota and Leon Townsend of San Angelo.
Pallbearers will be Jamie Keller, Don Slagle, Clarkson Sain, Jack Falls, Billy Garner and Jack Frierson.
Memorials may be made to Chicota Baptist Church Building Fund.

Beaulah Pearl Williams
Beaulah Pearl Williams, 77, went to be with her Saviour Sunday, May 3, 1998,.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 6, in Bright-Holland Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Bogata Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
She was born Feb. 22, 1921, in Rosalie, Red River County, to Elzie Francis and Flora Dowell Sales. She was a retired certified nurse aide and a member of Ramseur Baptist Church.
Surviving are four daughters and sons-in-law, Deborah Williams, Cynthia and James Rhodes, Vickie and Mike Horne, all of Paris and Mike and Dian Gose of Maxey; eight grandchildren, Becky and Rodney Jones, Lauren Rhodes, Meredith Rhodes, Randie Horne, Robin Horne, Cameron Gose and Cody Gose; a brother, Francis Sales of Farmersville; a sister, Ila Mae Morris of Waco; and an aunt, Jessie Dozier of Clarksville.

Joyce Dobson
CLARKSVILLE - Joyce Dobson, 64, of Clarksville died Saturday, May 2, 1998, at East Texas Medical Center, Clarksville.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 5, in Lindeman Chapel of Clarksville Funeral Home with the Rev. A.B. Kellam officiating. Burial will be in Knights of Honor Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
She was born July 26, 1933, in Colorado City, Texas to Robert and Edna Black Cain. She was an avid sports fan especially of the Texas Rangers. Her husband, Gordon "Buddy" Dobson, died in 1976.
Surviving are sons, Chuck Dobson and wife Charlotte and their children, Chartina, Charlie and Connie of Greenville; Ray Dobson of Colorado City and his son Kevin; Lyn Dobson and wife Betty of Garland and their son Jason; and Joe Dobson and wife Sally of Snyder and their son Todd ; a daughter, Debbie Adams and husband Doyle of Clarksville and their son Curtis; a sister, Bessie House of Colorado City; and a brother, R.B. Cain of Colorado City.

Myrtle Adams
CLARKSVILLE - Myrtle Adams, 84, of Clarksville died Saturday, May 2, 1998, at Clarksville Nursing Center.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 5, at Clarksville Nursing Center with the Rev. A.B. Kellam officiating. Clarksville Funeral Home will make burial in Fairview Cemetery.
Miss Adams was born Sept. 13, 1913, in Red River County to Frank and Buna Adams.
She is survived by a brother, Frank Adams Jr of Irving, and several nieces and nephews.

Martha Bully Wilson
HUGO, Okla. - Martha Bully Wilson, 83, of Hugo died Friday, May 1, 19898, at Golden Age Home.
Services were at 2 p.m. Monday, May 4, at Assembly of God Church in Soper with the Rev. Larry Lewis officiating. Burial was in Soper Cemetery by Prater-Lampton-Mills and Coffey Funeral Home.
Surviving are a sister-in-law, Georgia Bully of Bennington, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dick Wilson.

Hydred W. Robinson
HUGO, Okla. - Hydred W. Robinson, 85, of Golden Age Home died Friday, May 1, 1998.
Prater-Lampton-Mills and Coffey Funeral Home conducted graveside services at 10 a.m. Monday, May 4, at Shoat Springs Cemetery with the Rev. Mutt Wallace officiating.
Surviving are four sons, Billy Robinson of Glen Rose, Texas, Jackie Robinson of Arlington, Rob Robinson of Balch Springs, Texas, and Scottie Robinson of Arlington, eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Inez W. Clowdus
DEPORT - Inez W. Clowdus, 76, of Irving, formerly of Lamar County, died Sunday, May 3, in Irving.
Services will be at 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 5, at Wood Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Highland Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Clowdus was born Nov. 18, 1921, in the Crossroads community of Lamar County to Coy and Ionia House Pomroy. She married Albert Lynn Clowdus June 1, 1939, in Lamar County. He died Sept. 3, 1973. She worked as a nurses aide at Irving Care Center for a number of years.
Surviving are two sons, Billy Clowdus of Little Elm and David Clowdus of Lewisville; four grandchildren; a sister, Dovie Dee Pomroy of Lewisville; numerous step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchikldren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

John Millard Pruett
John Millard Pruett, 41, a meter reader for the city of Paris, died Sunday, April 19, 1998, at his Paris residence.
He was born June 30, 1956, a son of Leonard P. and Elaine Bramlett Pruett. He married Robbie J. Haley Aug. 15, 1975.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 22, in Gene Roden's Sons Chapel, with the Rev. Randall Scott officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery.
Survivors include the wife, Robbie Pruett of Paris; his mother, Elaine Pruett of Paris; two sons, Jonathon and Jason Robert Pruett, both of Paris, and a sister, Lynda Purett Nunn of Bedford.
He was preceded in death by his father and a brother, William "Bill" Pruett.

Nan Hardin
Nan Hardin, 91, formerly of Paris, died Saturday, May 2, 1998, at South Place Nursing Home in Athens.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 6, in the chapel of Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home. Burial will be in Meadowbrook Gardens Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Hardin was born Feb. 22, 1907, in Austin to I.N. and Josie Nickelson Duncan. She attended school at Springhill and later married Joe J. Hardin in 1924 in Blossom. He died Oct. 19, 1971.
She was a homemaker and longtime member of Ramseur Baptist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Dorris Butler of Phoenix, Ariz.; two sons, Billie Joe Hardin of Athens and John Louis Hardin of Longview; seven grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and two brothers, Will Duncan of Paris and Clyde Duncan of Altus, Okla.

Roy C. Wright
COOPER - Roy C. Wright, 91, a retired rancher, died Friday, May 1, 1998, at Birchwood Manor in Cooper.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 3, in Delta Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Lyn Holly officiating. Burial will be in the Oaklawn Cemetery in Cooper.
Survivors include his wife, Harriet L. Wright of Cooper; a son, James N. Wright of Arlington; a brother, Pete Lloyd Wright of Bonham, a sister, Truman Fetheroff of Lodi, Ohio; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was born Nov. 13, 1906, in Delta County, a son of Bunyan and Eva (McDonald) Wright. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Cooper and a member of the Masonic Lodge of Oak Cliff. He had been involved in ranching and construction since 1963.

Pauline Hutson
BOGATA - Pauline Hutson, 89, of Bogata died Monday, May 29, 2000, in Red River Health Care Center in Bogata.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 31, at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Bob Posey and the Rev. Park Robertson officiating. Burial will be in Bogata Cemetery by Wood Funeral Home.
Mrs. Hutson was born July 16, 1910, in Red River County near the Morris Chapel community to Ben and May Parker Ward. Her husband, Elmer Hutson, preceded her in death Aug. 10, 1964. She was a retired public school teacher retiring from Bogata school in 1972 where she had taught the preceding 20 years. She had also taught school at Lone Oak, Hagansport, and McCrury schools. She was a long time active member of First Baptist Church of Bogata where she taught the Adult Willing Workers Sunday School Class for many years.
Surviving are a son, Jerry Hutson and his wife Paula, one granddaughter, Kelly Stickland and her husband Brian; and two great-grandchildren, Gavin and Lucah Strickland, all of Mesquite; one brother, Lindsey Ward of Bogata; two sisters, Virginia Wright of Carlsbad, N.M., and Doris Murphy of Eastland. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Lucille Kokernot and Dorothy Ward, and a brother, Ben Ward Jr.
The family requests memorials be made to Bogata Library/Museum, P.O. Box 508 Bogata, or Bogata or Halesboro Cemetery Association.

George Ranie Young
BOGATA - George Ranie Young, 86, of Frankston, formerly of Cuthand, died Monday, May 29, 2000, in Frankston Health Care Center.
Wood Funeral Home of Bogata will conduct graveside services at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 31, at Cuthand Cemetery with the Rev. Park Robertson officiating. Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Mr. Young was born Sept. 19, 1913, in Cuthand to George Washington and Alzora Crittenton Young. He was a veteran of World War II and was a retired groceryman.
Surviving are a son, George Young Jr. and his wife Charlotte of Flint; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; a brother, Sam Young of Colmesiel, Texas; one sister, Jeneva Moore of Slaton, and his former wife, Ila Belle Dempsey Young of Gorman. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Peggy Sue Young.

Douglas Ray Perkins
Douglas Ray Perkins, 65, formerly of Paris, died Sunday, May 28, 2000, at his home in Dallas.
Fry and Gibbs Funeral Home will conduct graveside services at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 31, at Hickory Grove Cemetery with the Rev. Bill Draper officiating. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until noon Wednesday at the funeral home.
He was born July 1, 1934, in Lamar County to Emmit and Flora Mae Gill Perkins. He was a member of the Army National Guard, a retired maintenance worker, and a member of the Baptist church.
Surviving are brothers, Billy Mack Perkins and wife Shirley of Fairfield, Calif., Bobby Perkins and wife Sherri of Dallas, Earnest Perkins and wife Pat of Dallas; sisters, Dorothy Perkins Roberts and Wanda Perkins Armstrong, both of Paris, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, James "Butch"' Perkins.

Chester Lee Fields
HONEY GROVE - Chester Lee Fields, 95, of Sulphur Springs, formerly of Windom, died Saturday, May 27, 2000, at the home of his granddaughter.
Services will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, June 1, at Windom Methodist Church with the Rev. Sam Campbell and the Rev. Albert Fisher officiating. Cooper-Sorrells Funeral Home will make burial in Windom Cemetery. Visitation will be from 7-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Surviving are a daughter, Margie Mathis of Porterville, Calif.; granddaughter, Linda Ray of Sulphur Springs; four great-grandchildren, Irwin Carr and Isaac Carr, both of Sulphur Springs, Tommy Kindle of Porterville, Calif., and Leigh Ann Colwell of Greenville.

Mildred Lois Ainsworth Shaw
COOPER -Mildred Lois Ainsworth Shaw, 83, of Klondike died Sunday, May 28, 2000, at McCuistion Regional Medical Center, Paris.
Services were at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 30, at Delta Funeral Home with Charles Strickland and Jimmy Rose officiating. Burial was in Shiloh Cemetery.
Surviving are a son and his wife, Marion and Pat Ainsworth of Cooper; stepson, Clifford Shaw of Mendicino, Calif.; daughter and her husband, Kay and Lenton Moore of Commerce; daughter, Kathy Shaffer of Klondike; sister, Nadella Hooten of Commerce; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Archie Marion Ainsworth and Edgar P. "Bill" Shaw.

Giles Coye Hastings
CLARKSVILLE - Giles Coye Hastings, 97, of Bagwell died Monday, May 29, 2000, at his home.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 31, in Lindeman Chapel of Clarksville Funeral Home with Dr. Wilbur Simmons and the Don Shovan officiating. Burial will be in Blanton Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be from 7-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Surviving are his wife, Juanita Lee Hastings; sons, James Hastings of Bodcaw, Ark., Ray Hastings of Detroit and Bobby Hastings of Electra; a daughter, Phillis Townes of Detroit; two nephews, nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Minnie Winningham
HONEY GROVE - Minnie Winningham, 94, of Honey Grove died Saturday, May 27, 2000, at McCuistion Regional Medical Center, Paris.
Services were at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 30, at Cooper-Sorrells Funeral Home Chapel with Clarice Banker officiating. Burial was in Oakwood Cemetery.
She was born Dec. 20, 1905, in Selfs to Lawrence Albert and Aubrey Gilchrist. She was a retired school teacher.
Surviving are a son, Neal Winningham of the home; a nephew whom she reared, Henry Oliver Tyler; and several other nieces and nephews.

Lola Pearl Fellers
Lola Pearl Fellers, 91, of Paris died Saturday, May 27, 2000, at a Paris hospital.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 31 at Quanah Memorial Park.
She was born Sept. 15, 1908, in Honey Grove to Edgar Dee and Eva Leora Gilchrist Winningham. She and William Ira Fellers were married April 15, 1931. He died Nov. 24, 1973. She taught school at Williams High and Hooleyann high schools for many years and was a nurses aid at Hardeman County Memorial Hospital for 20 years. She had made her home with a niece, Marie Love of Paris, for the past five years.
Surviving are a brother, Alvie Winningham of Honey Grove; sister, Olga Rollins of Vernon; two grandchildren; a niece Marie Love, and numerous other nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the Art Study Club Scholarship or Tipton's Children's Home.

Ruth Bledsoe Jones
Ruth Bledsoe Jones, 80, of Roxton died Monday, May 29, 2000, at Landmark Nursing Home, Richardson.
Gene Roden's Sons Funeral Home will conduct graveside services at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 31, at Restland Cemetery in Roxton with the Rev. Jerry Moore officiating.
She was born June 28, 1918, in Roxton to Shelby and Gertrude Shelton Bledsoe. Her husband, Loyd Jones, died Dec. 24, 1970. She was a homemaker.
Surviving are a son Raymond Jones and wife JoAnn of Coppell; daughter, Ruth Ann Duke and husband Garth of Richardson; a sister, Frances Morton of Tallulah, La.; sisters-in-law, Helen Whipple Helen Bledsoe, and Dorothy Siddle; grandchildren, Jana Duke and Jennifer Duke, both of Richardson, Bryan Milton of Lewisville and Jamie Dantzker of California; and a great-granddaughters, Brianna Milton of Lewisville.

Andrew Arnold "Andy" Robbins
Andrew Arnold "Andy' Robbins, 81, of Paris died at 8 a.m. Sunday, May 28, 2000, at his home.
Fry and Gibbs Funeral Home will conduct graveside services at 2 p.m. Friday, June 2, at Evergreen Cemetery with the Rev. Jerry Clements officiating. The family will be at the home of Mr. Robbins' sister, Novelle Fagan, 1034-19th NW, in Paris.
Mr. Robbins was born Dec. 2, 1918, in Leary to John William and Effie Reath Winn Robbins. He was an interior decorator for many years before his retirement. He was a member of the Elks Lodge, VFW, and an active supporter of Alcoholics Anonymous. He was a Baptist.
Surviving are his sister, Novelle Robbins Fagan of Paris; two sisters-in-law, Mrs. George Robbins of Paris and Mrs. Floyd L. Robbins of Hayward, Calif.; five nephews, Don Edward Robbins, John William Robbins, Bobby George Robbins, Douglas Robbins and Michael Fagan; four nieces, Maureen Robbins, Sherlyn Phillips, Susan Robbins, and Linda Chanler; and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Lou Robbins; and four brothers, Edward Robbins, George Robbins, John Henry Robbins, and Floyd Louie Robbins.

Eleta Estell Batch
Eleta Estell Batch, 57, died Saturday, May 27, 2000, in Paris.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Providence Cemetery, with Gene Roden's Sons Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be from 9-11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
She was born Feb. 7, 1943 in Lamar County. She was a daughter of Alvis Etherly and Helen Vickers. She was a Baptist.
Survivors include her husband, James Wesley Batch; and sisters Dorothy Haver of DeKalb and Wanda Bryant of Irving.

Nelma C. Mooring
Nelma C. Mooring, 93, of Paris, died Friday, May 26, 2000, in the Paris Healthcare Center.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 31, at Evergreen Cemetery, with the Rev. John Kelley officiating. Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Mooring was born Nov. 24, 1906, in Waxahachie to Clyde and Hattie Morgan. She married Ben F. Mooring in 1927 in Okmulgee, Okla. He died March 27, 1968.
Mrs. Mooring was a longtime beautician and hairstylist in the Paris area. She was a member of the Faith Presbyterian Church after having been a member of the First Presbyterian Church many years.
Mrs. Mooring is survived by a daughter, Carol Bodiford and husband Ed of Garland; a son, Ben Mooring and wife Wanda of Paris; five granddaughters, Kay Altman and husband Stuart of Dallas, Susan Hand and husband Rich of Granbury, Melinda Farris of Greenville, Deborah Deaton and husband Mike of North Richland Hills and Cathy Lowry and husband Greg of Hurst; 10 great-grandchildren, Ben and Richard Altman; Jordyn, Whitney, Rebekah and Hannah Hand; Kevin and Lori Deaton; Kathy Bonanno and husband Lawrence; and Mary Moses; and one sister-in-law, Ollie Powell of Waggoner, Okla.

Booker T. Barry
Booker T. Barry, 87, 1561-11th NW, died Tuesday, May 23, 2000, at Christus St. Joseph's Hospital.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Solid Rock Baptist Church with the Rev. A.R. Martin officiating. Maxey Funeral Home will make burial in Fairland-Littlejohn Cemetery.
He was born in Petty, Nov. 7, 1912 and was retired from Missouri Pacific Railroad.
Surviving are sons, Joe Barry of Paris and Ronald Barry of Fort Worth; daughters, Ethelda Batts of Houston, Connie Barry and Cheryl Barry of Paris; 23 grandchildren; and 45 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Zelma; a son, Norman Barry, and sister, Georgia Lee.

Mary Louise Cole
Louise Cole, 84, of Paris died Wednesday, May 24, 2000.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 27, at Gene Roden's Sons Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Lane Park officiating. Burial service will be chapel graveside. Visitation will be from 7-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Cole was born March 29, 1916, in Hardeman County, Tennessee. She moved to Texas in early 1950s, making Paris her home about 1955. She retired from Hollywood Vassarette in 1978 having been employed there over 23 years.
She had five children and many precious grandchildren. She loved spending time with her family and her hobbies were sewing and gardening. She shared her talents with many.
She was preceded in death by her husband, O'Neal Cole.
Surviving are son and daughter-in-law Loyd and Betty Cole of Bonham - their children and grandchildren: Steve, Charlotte and Meghan Cole of Louisiana; Lance Cole of Dallas, Texas.
Daughter and son-in-law Sue and Orlis Bowden of Paris - their children and grandchildren: Shannon, David and Chase Pasternak and Brook Fendley; Brandi, Gregg and Taylor Reavis; Brad, Johnna and Blake Bowden.
Daughter and son-in-law Linda and Bill Flippen of Paris - their children and grandchildren: Pamela Termin and Johnny Cook and her children and grandchildren, Christina, Bryce, Haley and Dylan Puckett and T.J., Marcie and Parker Termin; Debra Nelson and Tiffani Fisher; Sherry Flippen and her children and grandchildren Shanda Swanner, Dakota Flippen and Tanner Tongson and Bryan Hughes; Michael, Carolyn, Crystal and Cayton Flippen; Angie, Scott and Blaine Cole Mobley, Cody Dixon and Justin Mobley.
Son and daughter-in-law Joe and Lilly Cole of Paris - their children and grandchildren, Lori, Tay, John and Ethan Hindman; Shane, Chelsey, River and Shane Cole; Jeff and Brent Smith; Anthony and Jordan Cole.
Son and daughter-in-law Danny and Jency Cole of Paris - their children and grandchildren, Chad, Renée, Katie and Claire Cole; Todd, Mendy, Lacie and Kelby Cole.
Also surviving are brothers Max Russell of Aberdeen, Miss. and James Russell of Houston, Texas and sisters Lucille Russell of Memphis, Tenn., Helen Moore of Bolivar, Tenn., and Gladys Phaff of Ann Arbor, Mich.

Gerald Williams
COOPER - Gerald Williams, 73, formerly of Cooper, died Sunday, May 21, 2000, at Sam Rayburn Veterans Administration Nursing Home, Bonham.
Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 26, at East Delta Cemetery with Jake Vaughn officiating. Delta Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
Surviving are a son, Jerry Williams of Denton; a daughter, Merry Ressler of Paris; four grandchildren, Tres Andrews, Chris Andrews, John Williams and Grant Ressler; and three great-grandchildren.

Desso Lee Chennault
Desso Lee Chennault, 85, of Blossom died Thursday, May 25, 2000, at Christus St. Joseph's Hospital.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 30, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry Bridges officiating. Burial will be in Knights of Honor Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Mr. Chennault was born Nov. 8, 1914, in Blossom to Robert Lee and Emma Whitworth Chennault. He married Mary (Martina) Kegley June 25, 1936, in Morgantown. He was a farmer and a member of the Church of God.
Surviving are his wife; two daughters, Ruby Stover of Blossom and Diann Neal of Tulair, Calif., 12 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren.

Sandra Kay Pendergraft McMonigle
Sandra Kay Pendergraft McMonigle, 37, of Quinla died Wednesday, May 24, 2000, in Quinlan, thr result of a motor vehicle accident.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 27, in Fry and Gibbs Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mike Fortenberry officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 7-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Sandra was born Feb. 18, 1963, in Wellington. She was a graduate of North Lamar High School class of 1981 and was employed as a supervisor for Aegis Communications.
She is survived by her daughter, Erin Casey McMonigle of Quinlan; her parents, Frances and Leo Houchins of Sumner and Lee and Sharon Pendergraft of Paris; a sister, Norma Jean Dunigan and husband Joe of Direct; four brothers, Chris Pendergraft of Sumner, Stacy Pendergraft of Paris, Tommy Pendergraft and wife Michelle of Paris, and Justin Pendergraft of Paris; her fiance, Ronny Dodd of Quinlan; gradparents, Bert and Mary Finley of Paris and Laura Pendergraft of Wellington; a niece, four nephews, a great-nephew, a great-niece; and several aunts and uncles and numerous cusins and friends. She was preceded in death by a grandfather, Raymond Pendergraft.
Pallbearers will be Chris Pendergraft, Christopher Pendergraft, Jerry Lynn Pryor Jr., Justin Pendergraft, Tommy Pendergraft , Kenneth Dale Tyler, David Tyler, and Teddy McMonigle.

Booker T. Barry
Booker T. Barry, 87, 1561-11th NW, died Tuesday, May 23, 2000, at Christus St. Joseph's Hospital.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Solid Rock Baptist Church with the Rev. A.R. Martin officiating. Maxey Funeral Home will make burial in Fairland-Littlejohn Cemetery.
He was born in Petty, Nov. 7, 1912 and was retired from Missouri Pacific Railroad.
Surviving are sons, Joe Barry of Paris and Ronald Barry of Fort Worth; daughters, Ethelda Batts of Houston, Connie Barry and Cheryl Barry of Paris; 23 grandchildren; and 45 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Zelma, brother, Norman Barry, and sister, Georgia Lee.

Billie Lavern Morgan
Billie Lavern Morgan, 46, 734-10th NE, died Tuesday, May 23, 2000, at Paris Healthcare Center.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 27, at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Wolfe City with the Rev. Ma Dell Pannell officiating. Maxey Funeral Hme will make burial in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Wolfe City. Visitation will be from 6-7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Surviving are her mother, Margaret Fuller Williams; son, Andrea Morgan of Paris; brother, Gregory Wilson of Paris; six sisters, Debra Craven of Wichita Falls, Dorothy Johnson of Sherman, Sheronda Fuller of Paris, Yolanda Franklin of Arlington and Christie Sims and Dannell Williams of Paris. She was preceded in death by her husband, David Morgan, and her father, Arby Harrison.

Raymond Curry Jr.
HUGO, Okla. - Raymond Curry Jr., 52, of Bluff Rt., Soper, died Sunday, May 21, 2000, at Conroe Regional Medical Center, Conroe, Texas.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Land Mark Church of Boswell with the Rev. Willie Butler officiating. Rogan Funeral Home will make burial in Mayhue Cemetery.
Surviving are a son, Myron Curry of Huntsville; his mother, Naomi Curry of Bluff Rt.; brothers Earl Curry of Huntsville, Texas, Ricky Johnson of Hugo and Lash Johnson of Oklahoma City; and five sisters, Denise Butler of Molden, Mo., Mozella Langham of Spanaway, Wash., Marion White and Purna Mae Adamson of Huntsville and Twanta Johnson of Bluff Rt.

Frances "Billie" Weese
HUGO, Okla. - Frances "Billie" Weese, 61, of Boswell died Tuesday, May 23, 2000, at Medical Center of Southeastern Oklahoma, Durant.
Services will be at First Baptist Church of Boswell at 2 p.m. Friday, May 26, with the Rev. Dean Young officiating. Prater, Lampton-Mills and Coffey Funeral Home will make burial in Restland Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral chapel in Boswell from 5-7 p.m. Thursday.
Surviving are her husband, William; son, David Weese of Dallas; daughter, Kimberly Ann Bennett of Washington Courthouse, Ohio; brother, Royce Morris of Burleson, Texas; sisters, Von Campbell of Ruidoso, N.M., Mary Worley of Claremore, Okla., Becky Campbell of Littlefield, Texas, Bonnie McCormack of Eloy, Ariz., Thelma Young of Hayden, Ariz., and Nettie Clark of Tioga, Texas; and four grandchildren.

Travis "Trapp" LeFlore
HUGO, Okla. - Travis "Trapp" LeFlore, 82, of Fort Towson died Wednesday, May 24, 2000, at Christus St. Joseph's Hospital, Paris.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, May 26, at Corinth Baptist Church in Fort Towson with the Rev. Bennie Hammons officiating. Prater, Lampton-Mills and Coffey Funeral Home will make burial in Fort Towson Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Surviving are his wife, Midge; a sister, Mozelle LeFlore Hiller of Louisiana, and many nieces and nephews.

Linda Joyce King
Linda Joyce King, 37, of Hutchins died Saturday, May 20, 2000, at Terrell Medical Center.
Services will be at noon Saturday, May 27, at St. Paul Freewill Baptist Church in Lancaster. Burial will be in Lincoln Memorial Cemetery, Dallas.
She was born May 30, 1962, in Dallas. She served in the Armed Forces for a year and was employed by K-Mart in shipping and receiving for 12 years. She was a 1979 graduate of Wilmer-Hutchins High School.
Surviving are her father, Charles Lewis King; two sons, Justin Roosevelt King and Brandon Frank King; a daughter, Francis Shante King; two sisters, Carolyn Joyce Kirkendoll and Charlene Deloise Cole; two brothers, Harold William and Edward Charles King, and a number of other relatives. She was preceded in death by her mother, Virginia King.

Wanda Arlene Eaton
Wanda Arlene Eaton, 82, passed from this life Tuesday, May 23, 2000, with her family by her side.
Services were at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 25, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home Chapel with Nolan Butler presiding. Burial was in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Mount Pleasant.
She was born March 30, 1918, in Garver County, Okla., to Ray and Henrietta Hawkins. She was a beautician for more than 25 years, retiring to spend more time with her granddaughters, Amy and April, whom she adored. Wanda was a member of College Church of Christ. She married Charles Eaton May 22, 1937. He died Oct. 13, 1975.
Surviving are her daughters and sons-in-law, Barbara and Marvin Shairrick of Lubbock and Roxanne and Billy Fergurson of Paris; her grandchildren, Clarence Shairrick of Perryton; Dana Grimes of Lubbock, Amy Ball of Paris and husband Travis Ball, and April Good of Abilene and husband, Marshall Good; a sister and brother-in-law, Jerrylee and Jay Blaine of Allen; five great-grandchildren, and a number of other family members and friends. Also surviving are her late husband's sisters and brother, Ruby Carpenter, Vera Lou Dukes, Mamie Hayes, Nancy Booth, and Bill Eaton. She was preceded in death by a sister and her parents.
Pallbearers will be Bobby Graves, Ron Fergurson, Art Romanat, Clarence Shairrick, Rick Zant, and Michael Fry. Honorary bearers will be Wanda's brothers-in-law, Jay Blaine, Leonard Dukes, Clovis Booth, and Bill Eaton.

Wanda Arlene Eaton
Wanda Arlene Eaton, 91, passed from this life Tuesday, May 23, 2000, with her family by her side.
Services will be at 23 p.m. Thursday, May 25, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home Chapel with Nolan Butler presiding. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Mount Pleasant. The family will receive friends from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
She was born March 30, 1918, in Garver County, Okla., to Ray and Henrietta Hawkins. She was a beautician for more than 25 years, retiring to spend more time with her granddaughter, Amy and April, whom she adored. Wanda was a member of College Church of Christ. She married Charles Eaton May 22, 1937. He died Oct. 13, 1975.
Surviving are her daughters and sons-in-law, Barbara and Marvin Shairrick of Lubbock and Roxanne and Billy Fergurson of Paris; her grandchildren, Clarence Shairrick of Perryton; Dana Grimes of Lubbock, Amy Ball of Paris and husband Travis Ball, and April Good of Abilene and husband, Marshall Good; a sister and brother-in-law, Jerrylee and Jay Blaine of Allen; five great-grandchildren, and a number of other family members and friends. Also surviving are her late husband's brothers and brother, Ruby Carpenter, Vera Lou Dukes, Mamie Hayes, Nancy Booth, and Bill Eaton. She was preceded in death by a sister and her parents.
Pallbearers will be Bobby Graves, Ron Fergurson, Art Romanat, Clarence Shairrick, Rick Zant, and Michael Fry. Honorary bearers will be Wanda's brothers-in-law, Jay Blaine, Leonard Dukes, Clovis Booth, and Bill Eaton.

Paulina Lorraine Floyd Secrest
Paulina Lorraine Floyd Secrest, 79, of Paris died at 6:15 p.m. Monday, May 22, 2000, in Oakbrook Nursing Center, Whitehouse.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 25, at Calvary United Methodist Church with the Rev. Gifford Long and the Rev. Glynn Vickers officiating. Fry and Gibbs Funeral Home will make burial in Meadowbrook Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
She was born Dec. 28, 1920, in the Shady Grove community of Lamar County to Earl Kelley and Lillian Opal Whitten Floyd. She graduated from Pattonville High School, Paris Junior College, and received her BA and MS degrees from East Texas State University. Mrs. Secrest taught at Central schools, retiring from teaching at Paris Independent School District's T.G. Givens campus. She married Mitchell C. Secrest in Pattonville May 18, 1941. He died Nov. 7, 1981. She was a member of Paris Business and Professional Women's Club, Association of Retired Teachers, Paris Noon Study Club, United Methodist Women, the Sunshine Club and Couples Sunday school Class of Calvary United Methodist Church.
Surviving are a son, Mike Secrest and wife Delana of Hopewell; a daughter, Paula Dillingham and husband Jed of Whitehouse; grandchildren, Kyle Secrest of Hopewell, Scott Dillingham and wife Sarah of Tyler, Randy Dillingham, also of Tyler, and Skylar Dillingham of Whitehouse; a brother, Kelley W. Floyd of Dallas; three sisters, Mrs. Clyde Cunningham of Paris, Mrs. Joel B. Hughes of Belk, and Mrs. Mildred Kincaid of Dallas; a brother-in-law, J.R. Secrest and wife Kitty of Alamogordo, N.M., and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by five brothers, Howard, Jack, Robert, Dempsey, and M.L. Floyd.
Serving as pallbearers will be Ben Tow, Boyd Sanders, Dennis Nelms, John R. Secrest Jr., Brad Hughes, and Ridjell Lee. Honorary bearers will be members of the Couples Sunday Class of Calvary United Methodist Church.
Memorials may be made to Calvary United Methodist Church or Paris Community Theater.

Armond Dee Ebbs
Armond Dee Ebbs, 62, of Paris died Monday, April 22, 2000, at his home.
Bright-Holland Funeral Home will conduct graveside services at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 25, at Knights of Honor Cemetery, Blossom. Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Mr. Ebbs was born Sept. 2, 1937, in Blossom to Joe and Ethel Hill Ebbs. He had served in the National Guard and was a Baptist.
Surviving are three sons, Wilbert Lee Ebbs of Barling, Ark, Armond Dee Ebbs Jr. of Amarillo, and Coy Calvin Ebbs of Amarillo; a sister, Opal L. Walton and husband Bill of Kennedale; two brothers, Sidney Ebbs of Grandbury and Arley Ebbs of Blossom; and nine grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Joe Ebbs Jr., R.C. Ebbs, and Garland Ebbs; and two sisters, Christinia Garcia and Inez Bryant.

Nell Phipps Smith
COOPER - Nell Phipps Smith, 83, died Tuesday, May 23, 2000, at her home in Cooper.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 25, in Delta Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. James Weir officiating. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery. Visitation w ll be from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Surviving are three sons, Thomas Phipps of Durant, Okla., Bobby Phipps of Cooper and Jerry Phipps of Fort Worth; three daughters, Ruby Smith and Sharon Phipps of Cooper and Martha Hicks of Fort Worth; three sisters, Lila Boyle of Fort Worth, Doris Slakey of Plano, and Tince Thompson of Sulphur Springs; 12 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two husbands Ollie Thomas Phipps and Buford Smith.


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