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F.F. 'Bill' Fuller
F.F. "Bill" Fuller, 90, died Tuesday, June 30, 1998, in a Wichita Falls hospital.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Hampton Vaughan Crestview Chapel with the Rev. Gerald Bryant, pastor of the First Pentecostal Church of God, officiating. Burial will be in Crestview Memorial Park.
Mr. Fuller was born Aug. 13, 1907, in Lydle, Texas. He and Nettie Glover were married Jan. 21, 1935, in Alice, Texas. He worked in the oil field as a driller for 55 years and retired in 1973. He was a member of the Hillcrest Gospel Center. He moved to Wichita Falls from Bowie, Texas, in 1953.
Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Sherry D. Rossi of Wichita Falls; four sons, Billy and Doyle, both of Wichita Falls, John of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Guinn of Houston; two sisters, Jo Rogers of Seguin, Texas, and Nora Pettus of San Antonio; 13 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
The family will be at the funeral home from 7-8 this evening for visitation.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.

Clarence Virgil Payton
ELECTRA - Clarence Virgil Payton, 85, died Monday, June 29, 1998, in Electra.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Tom Medley, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Electra Memorial Park under the direction of Dutton Funeral Home.
Mr. Payton was born June 28, 1913, in Electra. He and Fannie Fisher Payton were married Sept. 13, 1930, in Grosback, Texas. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, the Farm Bureau, Farmers Co-op - Elliot, the Electra Senior Citizens and the First United Methodist Church Men's Class. He was a farmer and a lifetime resident of Electra.
Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Evelyn Sonnamaker of Pasadena, Texas, Yvonne Campbell of Plano, Texas, and Billie Minor of Arlington, Texas; a brother, Marvin H. of Harlingen, Texas; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
The family will be at the funeral home from 6-8 this evening for visitation.
Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church of Electra, American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association.

Emma R. Davis
ARCHER CITY, Texas - Emma R. Davis, 94, died Monday, June 29, 1998, in an Archer City nursing home.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Faith Memorial Baptist Church in Archer City with the Rev. John Welter, pastor, and Roger Deerinwater, pastor of the First Baptist Church in Archer City, officiating. Burial will be in Restland Cemetery in Olney, Texas, under the direction of Aulds Funeral Home.
Mrs. Davis was born Jan. 7, 1904, in Rockdale, Texas. She and Ross Davis were married March 14, 1920, in Marlin, Texas. He died July 4, 1950. She had lived in Archer City since 1927 and was an independent oil producer from 1952-68. She also worked as a cook at the Archer City Nursing Home for several years. She was a member of Faith Memorial Baptist Church, where she served as a pianist and Sunday school teacher. A son, James R., died April 23, 1985. A son, Vernon R., died April 16, 1986. A daughter, Eileen Beveridge, died in 1997.
Survivors include five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Faith Memorial Baptist Church, P.O. Box 788, Archer City, Texas 76351.

Leslie Wayne Davis
ARLINGTON, Texas - The Rev. Leslie Wayne Davis, 64, of Arlington died Saturday, June 27, 1998.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Parkview Baptist Church in Arlington. Graveside services will be held at a later date in Oakwood Cemetery in Waco, Texas. Arrangements are under the direction of Moore Funeral Home in Arlington.
Davis was born Nov. 26, 1933, in Oklahoma City. He moved to Texas in 1950 and graduated from San Angelo High School in 1951. He served in the Air Force for four years, then attended Hardin-Simmons University and graduated in 1959. He graduated from Southwestern Theological Seminary in 1961. He served as the Minister of Education at the First Baptist Church in Winnsboro, La.; Ensley Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala.; Calvary Baptist Church in Alexandria, La.; First Baptist Church Spring Branch in Houston; Woodland Hills Baptist Church in Jackson, Miss.; First Baptist Church in Brownwood, Texas; Foreign Mission Board in the Bahamas; First Baptist Church in Stephenville; Baker Road Baptist Church in Baytown, Texas; First Baptist Church in Spring Branch, Texas; and Lamar Baptist Church in Wichita Falls. He was the pastor of Parkview Baptist Church in Arlington for two and a half years. He served as president of the Texas Religious Education Association and was instrumental in the leadership of the Wichita, Archer and Clay Baptist Association.
Survivors include his wife, Eleanor; three sons, Robert of Belgium, David of Stephenville, Texas, and Paul of Denton, Texas; his father, Walter R. of Corpus Christi, Texas; two brothers, Perry of New Boston, Texas, and Jack of Fort Gibson, Okla.; and four grandchildren.
The family will be at the funeral home from 7-9 Thursday evening for visitation.
Memorials may be made to Parkview Baptist Church or to the Mary Hill Davis State Mission Offering in care of Parkview Baptist Church.

Ed M. Potter
Ed M. Potter, 97, died Monday, June 29, 1998, in a Wichita Falls hospital.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. today in Clara, Texas, Cemetery with L. Keith Parker officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Owens & Brumley Funeral Home.
Mr. Potter was born March 17, 1901, in Iowa Park. He was a retired oil field worker and a lifetime resident of the Wichita Falls area.

David Curtis Johnson
TERRAL, Okla. - David Curtis Johnson, 42, died Tuesday, June 30, 1998, in Chickasha, Okla.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Friday in Terral Cemetery with Larry Jackson officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Morehead-Goetz Funeral Home in Terral.
Mr. Johnson was born Jan. 26, 1956, in Waurika, Okla. He was a Baptist.
Survivors include three brothers, Roger and Jerry, both of Terral, and Delbert of Magnolia, Ark.; and four sisters, Louise Alexander and Carol Ezzell, both of Ringgold, Texas, Melba Baker of Chickasha, and Judy of Bellevue, Texas.

David C. Oxley
BURKBURNETT - David C. Oxley, 83, of Henrietta, Texas, died Monday, June 29, 1998, in a Wichita Falls hospital.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Randlett, Okla., Baptist Church with Dr. James M. Braden officiating. Burial will be in Randlett Cemetery under the direction of Owens & Brumley Funeral Home in Burkburnett.
Mr. Oxley was born Nov. 1, 1914, in Randlett. He and Marie Stanford were married Aug. 25, 1955. He graduated from Randlett High School in 1933 and served in the Army in the Aleutian Islands and South Pacific at Guam and Saipan from 1942-45 during World War II. He was a retired carpenter, building contractor, and lumber yard owner. During the Depression years, he hunted and fished and gave the food to the poor in Randlett and in the Red River Valley area. He was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and the American Legion. He had lived in Henrietta for 23 years and was a former resident of Randlett. A daughter, Mary Louise Wickham, died in 1992.
Survivors include his wife and two grandsons.

Pauline Correll
VERNON, Texas - Pauline Ward Correll, 78, died Monday, June 29, 1998, in a Quanah, Texas, nursing home following a lengthy illness.
Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday in Chillicothe, Texas, Cemetery with the Rev. Oren Key, pastor of Holy Family Catholic Church, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.
Mrs. Correll was born May 2, 1920, in Denton, Texas. She moved to Chillicothe from Chicago 10 years ago. She was a Catholic. A son, Johnny K., died in 1985.
Survivors include seven daughters, Barbara Yoesle, Mary Patricia, Rose Marie, Wanda Lynn Diety and Ethel Furhman, all of Joliet, Ill., Molly Ross of Tampa, Fla., and Mayzelle Fredrichson of Fayetteville, N.C.; a son, Hershel of New London, Conn.; and a sister, Mayzelle Hardesty of Alvarado, Texas.
The family will be at the funeral home from 2 p.m. until service time Thursday for visitation.

Opal Eakins
SEYMOUR, Texas - Opal Emerson Eakins, 86, died Sunday, June 28, 1998, in a Seymour hospital.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. today at the First Baptist Church with the Rev. Glenn Shock officiating. Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. today in Rule, Texas, Cemetery with the Rev. J.R. Williams officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Archer Funeral Home.
Mrs. Eakins was born Jan. 23, 1912, in Rule. She and Emmitt Eakins were married Dec. 22, 1928. He died March 26, 1976. She was a sales clerk in Rule and was a Sunday School secretary for the First Baptist Church for 40 years. She moved to Seymour in 1986. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Seymour.
Survivors include a daughter, Nell Wester of Ozona, Texas; a son, Wayne of Seymour; a sister, Loudell Casey of Rule; five grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church Van Fund, 420 N. Washington, Seymour, Texas 76380.

Jessie Dale Berry Jr.
SAINT JO, Texas - Jessie Dale Berry Jr., 55, of Fort Worth died Monday, June 29, 1998.
Services will be at 10 a.m. today in Perryman Cemetery in Forsestburg, Texas, with the Rev. C.E. Gordon officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Mr. Berry was born March 14, 1943, in Forestburg. He and Rebecca Sue Haggard were married in October 1969. He worked for a wrecker service and lived his entire adult life in Fort Worth.
Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Jennifer Steele and Mary, both of New Boston, Texas; three sons, Jessie Jr. and Bobby, both of Fort Worth, and Michael of New Boston; a sister, Marie Penny of Mesquite, Texas; a brother, Kenneth; and nine grandchildren.

A.Z. Loller
VERNON, Texas - A.Z. Loller, 54, died Monday, June 29, 1998, in his Harrold, Texas, home.
Services will be at 4 p.m. Friday at Sullivan Funeral Home.
Mr. Loller was born Aug. 5, 1943, in Athens, Texas. He served with the Army in the K-9 Corps Division. He was a former Chillicothe, Texas, resident and moved to Harrold in 1978. He was a professional truck driver.
Survivors include two sons, Steven Curtis of Barling, Ark., and Ronald Lloyd Hare II of Evadale, Texas; two daughters, Jessica Danielle of Orange, Texas, and Rhonda Delanie Blair of Poway, Calif.; his mother, Jewel of Mesquite, Texas; two sisters, Bessie McGary of Dallas and Jane Daniels of Weatherford, Texas; and four brothers, J.T. of Silsbee, Texas, Charles of Desoto, Texas, Ray of McKinney, Texas, and Billy of Lone Wolf, Okla.
The family will be at the funeral home from 3 p.m. until service time Friday for visitation.

Cleo Patricia Odor
RICHMOND, Va. - Cleo Patricia Odor, 89, of Richmond died Friday, June 26, 1998.
Private services were held.
Mrs. Odor had been a resident of Baylor County, Texas. Burial will be in Fort Meyers, Fla., under the direction of Morrissett Funeral Home in Richmond.
Survivors include two sons, Jerry R. and John F.; a daughter, Lynn Jensen; a sister, Helen C. Carter of Seymour, Texas; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's research.

John Arthur Ballard
PADUCAH, Texas - John Arthur Ballard, 16, of Dalhart, Texas, died Sunday, June 28, 1998, in a Dallas hospital following a lengthy illness.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the First United Methodist Church in Paducah with the Rev. Henry Salley of Plainview, Texas, and the Rev. Jeff Utter, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery under the direction of Seigler Funeral Home.
Mr. Ballard was born Feb. 14, 1982, in Paducah. He lived in Paducah until 1993 and had lived in Lone Star, Texas, and Andrews, Texas, before moving to Dalhart three weeks ago.
Survivors include his parents, Roy and Cynthia Ballard of Dalhart; and his grandparents, Arthur Burr Morris and Awanda Morris, both of Dalhart, and Jewel McGon of Paducah.
Memorials may be made to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 2929 Carlisle, Dallas, Texas 75204 or to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Billie Wayne Hudson
BOWIE, Texas - Billie Wayne Hudson, 67, of Bowie died Sunday, June 28, 1998, in a Fort Worth hospital.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Burgess-Fry-Owens-Brumley Funeral Home with the Rev. Doyle Wade, pastor of Sunset, Texas, Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Cemetery.
Mr. Hudson was born Dec. 12, 1930, in Thornton, Texas. He and Hazel Throckmorton were married Feb. 12, 1994, in Bowie. He was a diesel mechanic and had lived in Bowie for 50 years.
Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Cindy Lorentz of Venus, Texas; seven stepsons, Jerry Coffman of Boyd, Texas, Arthur Coffman of Knox City, Texas, Dale Coffman of Milwaukee, Wis., Ray Coffman and Jimmy Clark, both of Bowie, George Clark of Thorndale, Texas, and Lonnie Throckmorton of Yukon, Okla.; a sister, Bettie Shane Price of Haslet, Texas; 20 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
The family will be at the funeral home from 7-9 this evening for visitation.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 304 Midwestern Parkway, Wichita Falls, Texas 76308.

Joe Hickman
BOWIE, Texas - Joe Hickman, 80, of Carrollton, Texas, died Monday, June 29, 1998, in Lewisville, Texas.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Burgess-Fry-Owens-Brumley Funeral Home with the Rev. Dick Hennings, minister of music at the First Baptist Church in Bowie, officiating. Burial will be in Prairie Branch Cemetery near Bowie.
Mr. Hickman was born July 26, 1917, in Prairie Branch, Texas. He and Nina Faye Hickman were married Aug. 2, 1942, in Terrall, Okla. She died in 1980. He was a retired truck driver. He lived in Irving, Texas, for 32 years before moving to Carrollton three years ago.
Survivors include two daughters, Glenda Kaye Strain of Carrollton and Yvonne Lamb of Hurst, Texas; a son, Tommy of Irving; a sister, Kathleen Cloer of Fort Collins, Colo.; two brothers, Bunk of Hainesville, La., and Tommy of Amarillo, Texas; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Carol Green dies at 55
LAWTON, Okla. - Carol 'Cookie' King Green, 55, died Friday, June 26, 1998, in Indianapolis, Ind.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Bethlehem Baptist Church of Lawton with Dr. C.W. Whitlow and the Rev. Gary E. Bender officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Miller's Mortuary.
Ms. Green was born March 1, 1943, in Lawton. She was the Douglass High School Homecoming Queen in 1961. She received a bachelor's degree in elementary education from Langston University, and in 1965, began teaching at Sheridan Road Elementary School. After two years, she moved to Niagara Falls, N.Y., where she taught school for two years before returning to Lawton. She resumed teaching for Lawton Public Schools at Cleveland Elementary School, where for 10 years she was the music teacher, before retiring in 1995. While at Cleveland, she instructed the children's dance group that performed at Showcase. 
In May 1995, she was elected to the Lawton City Council. She was re-elected in May 1997. She was a member of the National Education Association, Oklahoma Education Association, Parent-Teachers Association, Carnegie Library Town Hall advisory board, Lawton Public Library board, Arts and Humanities Council, Transportation Policy Committee, NAACP, Delta Sigma Theta, Inc. sorority, president of Les Femmes for the past five years, Parks and Recreation Commission, Capital Improvements Program community watchdog group, Ranch Oaks Improvement Foundation, YMCA, Parks Naming Commission, Great Plains Improvement Foundation, Board Review Committee, Museum of Great Plains board, Council Committee on Kiowa-Comanche-Apache Land Use and program director for the Juneteenth Celebration.
She was also a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church, where she was music coordinator. She was the acting music director at Union Baptist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Cheryl Lynn Gilmore of Lawton; a sister, Rosalind Singleton of Jackson, Miss.; a brother, Clarence King of Wichita, Kan.; and three grandchildren. 

Barbara Boatman
VERNON, Texas - Barbara Decker Boatman, 58, of Von Ormy, Texas, died Wednesday, July 1, 1998, in a San Antonio, Texas, hospital.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Friday in Wilbarger Memorial Park with the Rev. Jack Gilliland, pastor of the Second Baptist Church, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Community Funeral Home.
Mrs. Boatman was born June 18, 1940, in Perryton, Texas. She was a former resident of Vernon, where she was a member of the Second Baptist Church. She moved from Vernon in 1978 to the San Antonio area. She was a nurse.
Survivors include a son, Billy Walker of Electra; a daughter, Babbette Price of Lubbock, Texas; and four grandchildren.

Gertrude Berkenbile
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Getrude Marie Henderson Bekenbile, 69, of Little Rock died Tuesday, June 30, 1998.
Services were at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Ruebel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Kurt Boggan officiating. Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. today at the O.V. Beck Cemetery Lands in Nocona, Texas.
Mrs. Berkenbile was born in Breckenridge, Texas. She and Thomas Paul Paine were married in 1946. He died in 1964. She and her family moved to Nocona, Texas, where she graduated from high school. She moved to Sherman, Texas, Wichita Falls and Carmi, Ill. She then moved to Stillwater, Okla., where she and William Berkenbile were married in 1968. He died in 1993. She moved to Little Rock in 1993. She lived at the Good Shepherd Ecumenical Retirement Center, where she was a member of the Joy Luck Singers, played in the band, and was chairman of her floor. She was also a member of Highland Valley United Methodist Church in Little Rock.
Survivors include a son, Dennis Paine of Dallas; a daughter, Lisa Wooten of Little Rock; two stepsons, Sarge Berkenbile of Broken Bow, Okla., and Joseph Berkenbile of Albuquerque, N.M.; a sister, LaRuth Stuart of George West, Texas; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to Good Shepherd Ecumenical Retirement Center.

Joseph C. Stephens, Jr.
CHILLICOTHE, Texas - Joseph C. Stephens Jr., 55, died Thursday, July 2, 1998, in a Burleson, Texas, nursing home. 
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today in the Chillicothe Cemetery with the Rev. Randy Thomas of First United Methodist Church of Chillicothe officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Manard Funeral Home.
Mr. Stephens was born Oct. 25, 1942. He was a former resident of Chillicothe and was a Methodist.
Survivors include a sister, Sara Pursley of Fort Worth; two nephews; and one niece.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time today at the funeral home.

Melissa Liane Zatinsky
PADUCAH, Texas - Melissa Liane Zatinsky, 20, of Tularosa, N.M., died Tuesday, June 30, 1998, near Price, Utah.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. today at the First Baptist Church in Paducah with the Rev. Keith Prather, pastor of Missionary Baptist Church of Paducah, officiating. Burial will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery in Paducah under the direction of Seigler Funeral Home.
Miss Zatinsky was born Sept. 5, 1977, in Huntington Beach, Calif. She was a 1996 graduate of Alamogordo, N.M., High School. She was attending college in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was a member of Christ Community Church in Tularosa. 
Survivors include her mother and stepfather, Patricia and Jim Patterson of Tularosa; and her grandfather, C.F. Parnell of Paducah.
Memorials may be made to the Paducah Cemetery Association.

'Duke' Veitenheimer
ARCHER CITY, Texas - Justin "Duke" Veitenheimer, 19, of Megargel, Texas, died Tuesday, June 30, 1998, in an Olney, Texas, hospital.
Mass will be celebrated at 2 p.m. today at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Arrangements are under the direction of Aulds Funeral Home.
Mr. Veitenheimer was born Sept. 2, 1978, in Wichita Falls. He lived in Joy, Texas, until moving to Megargel in 1997. He was a 1997 graduate from Windthorst High School, where he was a member of the State Championship Football Team. He was named to the Red River 22 All-District team in football and was a member of the Times Record News' Red River 22 team. He was involved with the family business.
Survivors include his parents, Robert A. of Joy, and Judy and Steve Nielsen of Wichita Falls; two brothers, Rocky J. of Windthorst and J.W. Freeman of Wichita Falls; two sisters, Dusty Lynn of Joy and Crystal Gregory of Lubbock, Texas; his grandparents, Ed and Alvina of Windthorst, Aleene and Marion Carlton of Henrietta, Texas, and Dot and Vernon Chatman of Hendersonville, Tenn.

Agnes Fojtik Tomanek
SEYMOUR, Texas - Agnes Fojtik Tomanek, 74, of Seymour died Wednesday, July 1, 1998, at a Wichita Falls hospital.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. today at the Seymour Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with A.B. Martin officiating. Burial will be in S.P.J.S.T. Cemetery.
Mrs. Tomanek was born May 24, 1924, in Red Springs, Texas. She and Jim Tomanek were married Dec. 27, 1947, in Seymour. She was a lifelong resident of Baylor County. She was a homemaker and a farmer. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Helen Tomanek of Wichita Falls; a son, Jim Tomanek, Jr. of Fort Worth; and a brother, John Fojtik of Joshua, Texas.

Chalmer 'Bob' Toner
HENRIETTA, Texas - Chalmer E. "Bob" Toner, 80, died Wednesday, July 1, 1998, in his Henrietta home.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. today in Restland Cemetery in Olney, Texas, with the Rev. Mary Rariden, pastor of the First United Methodist Church in Alvord, Texas, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.
Mr. Toner was born June 27, 1918, in Farransville, Pa. He and Earline Brown were married Oct. 6, 1943. He was a World War II veteran and retired from TU Electric after 32 years. He was a Methodist.
Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Kandy Shelton of Alvord; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Eula Cruse
BOWIE, Texas - Eula Cruse, 97, of Bowie died Wednesday, July 1, 1998, in Bowie.
Graveside services will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday in Davidson, Okla., Cemetery with the Rev. Jim Keith, pastor of First United Methodist Church of Bowie, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Burgess-Fry-Owens-Brumley Funeral Home.
Mrs. Cruse was born July 17, 1900, in Honey Grove, Texas. She and Julian Cruse were married Nov. 23, 1923, in Ladonia, Texas. He died in 1982. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Davidson. She had lived in Honey Grove and later moved to Tillman County, Okla., in 1923, and lived there until moving to Bowie in 1989. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include a daughter, Fran Whaley of Bowie; three grandsons; and seven great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Davidson Cemetery Association Fund, c/o First State Bank, Davidson, Okla. 75350.

Alice Turner
BURKBURNETT - Alice Turner, 89, died Wednesday, July 1, 1998, at her residence.
Services will be at 6 p.m. Friday at the Burkburnett Church of God with the Rev. Daryl Waddell, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Burkburnett Cemetery under the direction of Owens & Brumley Funeral Home of Burkburnett.
Ms. Turner was born Aug. 4, 1908, in Reno, Texas. She was a homemaker and a member of the Assembly of God.
Survivors include two sons, Carl 'Sonny' of Lane, Okla., and Dwayne of Irving, Texas; four daughters, Faye Fox and Polly Hudson, both of Burkburnett, Norma Turnbow of Conroe, Texas, and Carol Moffett of Wichita Falls; two brothers, Jack Cruce of Lake Worth, Texas, and Joe Cruce of Fort Worth; two sisters, Hattie Green of Temple, Okla., and Byrle Holbert of Fort Worth; 17 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren.

Joyce L. Finn
Joyce L. Gibson Finn, 59, of Wichita Falls died Wednesday, July 1, 1998, at her residence.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at the Hampton Vaughan Crestview Chapel with the Rev. Aidan Donlon, chaplain of United Regional Health Care Center, 11th Street Campus, officiating. Burial will be in Crestview Memorial Park.
Mrs. Finn was born Aug. 8, 1938, in Franklin, Texas. She and William Finn were married July 29, 1961, in Houston. She was a member of the Women's Auxiliary VFW Post No. 2147.
Survivors include her husband; four sons, William T., Richard, John and Daniel, all of Wichita Falls; a brother, Donnie Gibson of Henrietta, Texas; a sister, Janell Behn of Lake Jackson, Texas; and four grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

Edgar Ray Jones
COMANCHE, Okla. - Edgar Ray Jones, 63, of Duncan, Okla., died Tuesday, June 30, 1998, in Duncan.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the First Baptist Church of Loco, Okla., with Ben Scott officiating. Burial will be in Dixie Cemetery under the direction of Morehead-Goetz Funeral Home.
Mr. Jones was born Aug. 12, 1934, in Faxon, Okla. He and Maria Rocha were married May 20, 1994, in Duncan. He worked for the Sun Oil Company for 16 years. He then became a self-employed oil field worker. He was a Baptist.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Eddie of Loco; a stepson, Miguel Rocha of Duncan; two daughters, Toni Jones and Judy Craft, both of Velma, Okla.; two sisters, Billie Dalton of Arizona and Ann Estes of Lone Grove, Okla.; and 11 grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or to Hospice.

Flossie May West
FREDERICK, Okla. - Flossie May Williams West, 93, of Frederick died Monday, June 29, 1998, in McPherson, Kan.
Graveside services were at 2 p.m. Thursday at Burkhardt Chapel of Frederick Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. Les Banks, pastor of Trinity Baptist Church, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Gish Funeral Home.
Mrs. West was born March 8, 1905, in Bowie, Texas. She and Kirby Lee West were married Nov. 7, 1925, in Frederick.
Survivors include two daughters, Bonnie McIntyre of Enid, Okla., and Louise Presnell of McPherson; two sons, Arlie of Gage, Okla., and Charlie of Spearman, Texas; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Kathy Elaine Bussey
GRAHAM, Texas - Kathy Elaine Bussey, 44, of Houston died Tuesday, June 30, 1998, in Houston.
Funeral services were Thursday at the Second Baptist Church of Houston. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Pioneer Cemetery with the Rev. Richard Segars of First Baptist Church of Graham officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Morrison Funeral Home.
Ms. Bussey was born Nov. 11, 1953, in Hanau, Germany. She had lived in Fort Worth before moving to Houston in 1969. She was a member of the Second Baptist Church of Houston.
Survivors include a sister, Donna Lenz of Springfield, Mo.; two brothers, Charles and Mike Bussey, both of Houston.

Omah Glenn Gaddis
HENRIETTA, Texas - Omah Glenn Gaddis, 85, died Wednesday, July 1, 1998, at a Henrietta hospital. 
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Davis Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Valerie Mireb, pastor of First United Methodist Church of Henrietta, officiating. Burial will be in Hope Cemetery in Henrietta.
Mrs. Gaddis was born Aug. 25, 1912, in Wise County, Texas. She retired from the city of Henrietta as the city secretary after serving 30 years. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Henrietta. Her husband, Bud Gaddis, died Aug. 26, 1986.
Survivors include a daughter, Peggy Appleby of Henrietta; one stepson; two stepdaughters; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Vetta Hensley Smith
JACKSBORO, Texas - Vetta Oleta Hensley Smith, 73, of Jacksboro died Thursday, July 2, 1998, in Fort Worth.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Coker Funeral Home Chapel with Joe Williams officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Joplin, Texas.
Mrs. Smith was born Jan. 23, 1925, in Joplin. She and Ellis L. Jack Smith were married March 27, 1936, in Fort Worth. She was a clerk at City Drug Store and a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary.
Survivors include a daughter, Kay Norris of Lovettsville, Va.; a son, Jimmy of Jacksboro; her mother, Julia Hensley; a brother, Bill Hensley of Jacksboro; two sisters, Daisy Polk of Whitharrel, Texas, and Grace Bleeker of Santo, Texas; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Visitation will be from 6-7 p.m. today at the funeral home.


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