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Roy Elmond Kokel

December 1, 1943 - December 4, 2019

Roy E. Kokel, Jr., 76, of Allen, TX, passed away peacefully on December 4, 2019, surrounded by family after a lengthy battle with kidney and liver disease. He was preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Linda C. Kokel, in 2010. He is survived by his children, Ron Kokel (Deidra), Robin Vestal (Scott), and Rebecca Thibodaux, and eight grandchildren: Garrett, Alex and Dalton Vestal; Cameron...
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Carroll Wayne Barnes

November 22, 1940 - December 3, 2019

Carroll W. Barnes born Nov. 22, 1940-Dec. 3rd, 2019. Carroll was born in Abilene Texas and graduated Abilene High school. He then went on to attend North Texas University where he graduated with a degree in Music and then received his Masters Degree in Administration from Stephen F. Austin. The "Round mound of sound" was a friend to many, an Inspiration to more and a teacher to everyone. ...
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Julie Marie Oliver

June 4, 1976 - December 2, 2019

Julie Marie Oliver June 4, 1976 -December 2, 2019 Princeton Texas. Julie Oliver left this earth and joined her grandparents in heaven on December 2, 2019. She was born on June 4, 1976 to Kenny Oliver and Linda Vliet in Leanordtown Maryland. She was the oldest child of 5 and was the first grandchild born. Julie never met a stranger. She would make any person that she met feel welcome. Julie...
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Margaret Jean Garland

October 30, 1940 - December 1, 2019

Margaret Jean Garland, age 79, passed away at home in Plano. She was born October 30, 1940 in Dallas, TX to Denia and Clifford Hutto. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, JC Garland in 2011. Jean loved family get-togethers: she loved celebrating birthdays, holidays, graduations and weddings of family members and friends. If you were celebrating a joyous occasion, she was...
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Rafael L. Ramos Diaz

June 21, 1934 - November 29, 2019

Rafael L. Ramos Diaz, entered into rest on November 29,2019 in Richardson, TX. Mr. Ramos was born in Puerto Rico to parents Angel and Altagracia Ramos on June 21,1934. Mr. Ramos will be laid to rest in Puerto Rico on December 17, 2019
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Dorothy Ruth Nichols

January 21, 1929 - November 29, 2019

Dorothy Ruth Nichols age 90 was born on January 21,1929 in Grosebeck, TX to Grady and Bonita Liles. Dorothy entered into rest on November 29, 2019 at Cheyenne Medical Lodge. Dorothy will be deeply missed by her loving medical staff at Cheyenne Medical Lodge, her devoted friends and family, and all the wonderful individuals who knew and loved her.
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David Leon VanCompernolle

September 1, 1950 - November 29, 2019

In lieu of flowers, family suggest donations to Homeward Bound Inc of Dallas. http://www.homewardboundinc.org/
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Rex Wiemer Jones

December 18, 1930 - November 28, 2019

Rex Wiemer Jones 88, entered into rest on Thursday November 28,2019 in Dallas, Texas. Mr Jones was born in Georgia on December 18, 1930 . Mr. Jones will be deeply missed by his loving family, his devoted friends, and all the wonderful individuals who knew and loved him.
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Melody Gay Dodd

March 9, 1956 - November 26, 2019

Melody passed away at Medical City Dallas after a lengthy illness. She loved playing guitar and the flute, as well as writing her own songs. Melody was a member of the South Garland High School marching and concert band. She and her husband Ray would play and sing in local coffee houses and other public events. Melody also loved singing in the church choir and loved her family at Axe Memorial...
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Virginia Faye McIntyre

December 20, 1929 - November 26, 2019

Virginia Faye McIntyre (nee Shafer) died November 26, 2019 in McKinney, Texas at the age of 89. She was born December 20, 1929 in Okmulgee, Oklahoma to Joseph Eugene Shafer and Edith Mae Shafer. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Robert and Connie McIntyre of Allen, Texas. Three grandchildren, Josh McIntyre and his wife Bethany of Allen, Texas, Katie McIntyre Johnston and her...
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Gerald Dwain Howard

August 7, 1943 - November 26, 2019

G. Dwain Howard, 76 of Murphy, Texas passed away at Faith Presbyterian Hospice on November 26, 2019 after being diagnosed with untreatable cancer from an undetected melanoma that had spread to the brain, lungs, and liver. Dwain was born on August 7, 1943 in Wichita, Kansas to Gerald and Dorothy Howard. Dwain leaves behind his loving wife, Diane Gentry Howard; daughters Kim (David) Stafford of...
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Martha Kathryn McCluskey Wilkes

September 12, 1930 - November 25, 2019

Martha Kathryn McCluskey Wilkes, born September 12, 1930 in Graham, TX to Robert Edmond McCluskey and Martha Inez Lamons McCluskey, passed away November 25, 2019 in Dallas. She was 89. Martha married Don Delany Wilkes in 1947. She was a mother and homemaker to their four sons, was involved in civic activities, routinely working in local and federal elections. She enjoyed sewing and gardening. ...
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Johnny Lee Rogers

July 12, 1959 - November 24, 2019


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Cassandra Yvonne Gray

June 15, 1954 - November 24, 2019

Cassandra Yvonne Gray age 65 entered into rest on November 24, 20019. Mrs Gray was born in Alexandria, LA on June 15,1954 to Timothy and Eloise Bener. Mrs Gray was a school teacher for DISD. She will be deeply missed by her loving family, her devoted friends, and all the wonderful individuals who knew and loved her.
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Tommy Joe Brewer

September 5, 1961 - November 23, 2019

Tommy Joe Brewer of Garland, Texas passed away at home on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at the age of 58. He was born to parents Vida Wilburn and Barry Brewer in Fort Worth, Texas on September 5, 1961. Tommy's prized possessions were his family and friends whom he cared for and loved more than anything. He enjoyed family trips to Florida visiting both Destin and Pensacola Beach, golfing,...
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Mark Dawson

January 24, 1964 - November 23, 2019

Mark Edward Dawson age 55 entered into rest on November 23,2019 after a brave battle with cancer in Heath, TX. He was born on January 24, 1964 to Ronald Dawson Sr. and Caroline Dawson (Noby) in Dallas, TX. He graduated from Rockwall High School in 1982. After graduation he married Robin Dawson and they were blessed with 3 daughters. They later divorced in 1991. Mark enjoyed motocross, karaoke...
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Annabell Healey Dietzman

April 19, 1934 - November 23, 2019

Annabell Dietzman's final gesture was to do what she loved best – stitch together Santa goodies to give her grandkids a holiday laugh by sharing a bit of personal fun. Born on April 19, 1934, she suffered a stroke and passed on November 23, 2019. To all that knew her we agree she was full of grace, humor, wisdom, and kindness. God repaid her kindness by allowing her to not suffer in her short...
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James Chennault

December 26, 1951 - November 23, 2019

James Steaphen Chennault, age 67, went to heaven on November 23, 2019. Born December 26, 1951 in Dallas, TX, "Steve", as he was called by family and friends, was the son of James and Theresa Chennault. He graduated from South Garland High School and Texas A&M University with a degree in BioChemistry. He was a member of the Corps of Cadets all four years of college. He served in the U. S. Army...
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Richard Farris Walker

March 23, 1965 - November 21, 2019

Richard Farris Walker was born on March 23, 1965 in Dallas, TX and passed on November 21, 2019 in Rowlett, TX. He loved to work on cars & tractors, going to car shows, shoot pool, hunt when he was younger, and hanging out with his family & friends. Richard is survived by his wife, Amie, to whom he was married for 32 years. He is also survived by his daughter; Mitzie Walker-Vargas and her...
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Robert Franklin Mulkey

July 4, 1949 - November 21, 2019

Robert Franklin Mulkey was born on July 4, 1949 in Dallas, TX and passed on November 21, 2019 at his home in Farmersville, TX. He was a repair technician and a "Jack of all Trades". Robert loved to go fishing, camping, dancing, and the Dallas Cowboys. He enjoyed working with his hands and was an excellent carpenter. Robert and his loving wife, Janice were married for 33 years. Robert...
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Linda Jane Waller

January 21, 1943 - November 19, 2019

Linda Jane Fitzgerald Waller was born on January 21, 1943 in Torrance, CA and passed into eternity on November 19, 2019, after suffering complications from knee replacement surgery. She was 76 years old. Linda was living her dream in McKinney, Texas, where she enjoyed retirement surrounded by her children and grandchildren. Linda spent most of her life in Southern California, where she worked...
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Jeannette Henry

April 6, 1943 - November 19, 2019

Jeannette Henry, also known as Jeannette Delories Tubbs, affectionately called Jenteece, entered into eternal rest Tuesday, November 19, 2019. Ms. Henry leaves to mourn one brother Glen Terrell of McKinney, TX; five sisters Joyce Avery, Vertis Chapman, Donna Avery, Thelma Terrell- all of McKinney, TX, and Nancy Drane of Dallas, TX. including a host of friends and relatives. She was...
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Leon Dewayne Thomas

March 20, 1939 - November 19, 2019

Leon Dwayne Thomas, age 80 of Princeton, Texas, passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family, on November 19, 2019. Leon was born on March 20, 1939 in Bonham, Texas to Leon Edison and Floy (Eldridge) Thomas. He served in the Army and the Army National Guard from 1955 -1961. Leon followed in his fathers footsteps and began repairing lawnmowers in the early 1960's. He worked in the...
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Charles Lester McGee

March 1, 1934 - November 19, 2019

Charles Lester McGee was born on March 1, 1934 to Frank Lester & Tressie Odessie McGee and passed on November 19, 2019 at his home in Garland, TX. Charles was a member of Abundant Praise Fellowship in Rowlett, TX. He mowed yards and took care of the Sachse Cemetery for 30 years, was a foreman with the City of Garland for 33 years and a foreman with Garland Independent School District for 22...
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Vera Alice Tavernier

December 29, 1915 - November 18, 2019

Vera Tavernier, aged 103, went to be with her Lord on November 18, 2019. Vera was born December 29, 1915 in Elkhart, IN. She was the daughter of Edward Hackman and Maude Fetterly Hackman. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Robert Tavernier, four brothers and two sisters. She is survived by Daughter, Jeanine Harvell of TX, Son, Thomas Tavernier of MO, Daughter Beverly Burritt...
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Teresa Dawn Chandler

August 30, 1960 - November 17, 2019

Teresa Dawn Chandler, 59, passed from this world on November 17, 2019 in Plano, Texas. Teresa was born in Dallas on August 30, 1960 to Eldon and Ruth Dougherty. She leaves behind her loving husband, Steven, daughter Stefanie Chandler, son Brian Chandler, beloved dogs, sisters Debbie Smith and Linda Foster, brother Robert Dougherty, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She is preceded...
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Donavon R. Carlson

December 27, 1927 - November 16, 2019

Donavon Russell Carlson, 91, of McKinney, Texas passed away the morning of November 16, 2019. He was born in Newton, Iowa on December 27, 1927 to Andrew "Leroy" and Mildred Ramsey Carlson. Donavon entered the United States Navy in February of 1954 and worked as a military stock clerk. He served his country until 1965. Upon returning home Donavon worked as a storekeeper for John Deer Tractor...
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Charles Melville Sisson

March 28, 1933 - November 11, 2019

Charles Melville Sisson, Chuck, was born in Englewood, Colorado 28 March, 1933. After a brief professional baseball career he completed his Baccalaureate Degree (1956) and Masters Degree (1958) at Emporia State University in Emporia, Kansas. It was here he met and married his first wife, Pat Buss. He was later awarded fellowships at Florida State University and Colorado University where he...
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Jerry Lee Calverley, Sr.

December 7, 1940 - November 11, 2019

Jerry Lee Calverley Sr. of Sherman, Texas passed away November 11, 2019 in Denison, Texas at the age of 78. Jerry was born December 7, 1940 to Raymond and Alice Kathrine Powell Calverley. Jerry had 4 other brothers whom he loved dearly. Jerry graduated high school and became a self-taught sheet metal engineer working for corporate giants such as Texas Instruments, Raytheon and DaveCo of whom he...
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Bobby Guy Hedric

December 31, 1940 - November 10, 2019


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Elizabeth Ann Sheppard Hassell

July 8, 1934 - November 10, 2019

Elizabeth Ann Shepperd Hassell, 85, of Quinlan, Texas, passed away peacefully in her home on Sunday, November 10, 2019. Elizabeth Ann was born on July 8, 1934 to Roy and Katie Darby in Rowlett, TX. She was the youngest of seven children. Ann was a graduate of Garland High School Class of 1951. She later married and had three sons Mike, Rick and Randy Noble. She was an avid reader and enjoyed...
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Jerry "Jay" Robertson, Jr.

March 17, 1960 - November 9, 2019

Jerry "Jay" Hall Robertson Jr. age 59, was born in Dallas, TX to Jerry and Judy Robertson on March 17,1960. Jay entered into rest on November 9, 2019 in Fort Worth, TX. Jay was a member of the I.B.E.W Local Union #20, and was in service for 35 years. He helped establish the "TEXAS STAR" with the partnership and blessing of his loving family and ran the business proudly for more than 25...
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Jacob Tellier

October 17, 1930 - November 8, 2019

Jake (Jacob) Tellier was born October 17th, 1930 in Ladysmith, Wisconsin. His parents were Isaac and Carolina Vander Meer Tellier who immigrated from Holland to Iowa in their early 20's . As a child the family resided on two different farms. The first one outside of Ladysmith. The second one east of Sheldon, WI. At the end of 5th grade, the family moved back to Ladysmith. In June of ...
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Dawn Nicole "Nicky" Givens

March 10, 1974 - November 8, 2019

Dawn Nicole Givens "Nicky" 3/10/1974 - 11/8/2019, Dallas TX She is survived by her material grandmother-Clarice Deville, mother-LaNell Williams, brother-Gary Givens, sisters; Kanita Ringgold, Shonnette Givens, and Cheryl LaTonya Givens. She also leaves to mourn her uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, cousins and many friends. She grew up in Plano, TX where she graduated from Plano East...
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Jane Theresa Kirby

March 3, 1952 - November 7, 2019

Jane Theresa Kirby of San Pedro California, passed away peacefully from her battle with cancer on November 7, 2019, surrounded by her family in Murphy, TX. Jane fought courageously and was a warrior to the end. Jane was born March 3, 1952 in Jersey City, New Jersey to Albert and Jane Kirkpatrick. The younger of two siblings, she grew up in Oak Ridge, New Jersey, graduating from Franklin High...
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Vickie Long

July 15, 1962 - November 7, 2019

Vickie Lynn Long was born to John and Marilyn Long in Orange, California on July 15, 1962. She passed on November 7, 2019 in Greenville, Texas. She is survived by her father John and siblings Keith, Allan, Terri and Perry LaManna,, Sherri Long, Melanie and Shawn Howard, Lisa and Dan Magee, Toni Burnett, Rena Boyles, Mike & Jill Burnett, Patricia Smith and many nieces and nephews. She...
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Marilynn May Dominguez

September 22, 2003 - November 5, 2019

Marilynn May Dominguez was born on September 22, 2003 in Dallas, TX. Marilynn love traveling, cooking, baking, skateboarding, singing, dancing, and swimming. She was a great power tumbler and loved spending time with her friends and family. Marilynn could find good in anyone, she had a heart of gold. She would help anyone if they needed it without getting anything in return. She had many...
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Jordan Kidd

March 16, 2002 - November 5, 2019

Jordan Kidd of Nevada, Texas was born March 16, 2002 and passed on November 5, 2019. His kind heart and gentle presence will be missed. The time you had on this earth was not long enough, but the love we have for you will never cease. Not a day will go by where we won't miss your smirk, your laughter and light. You're in our hearts forever. Daddy and Mommy, Tay, Hay Hay, and BraBra, will...
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Secily Edra Lackey

October 8, 2003 - November 5, 2019

Secily Edra Lackey was born on October 8, 2003 and passed on November 5, 2019. Secily loved animals and kids, her church and cheerleading. She was a Community High School Cheerleader her freshman year and started the Cosmetology Professions program this year. Secily loved playing softball and was a member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes. In middle school Secily was in choir and loved to...
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David Roby

September 27, 1961 - November 5, 2019

David Alan Roby, 58, passed peacefully in his home in Melissa, Texas on Tuesday, November 5th after a long battle with Cancer. David was born on September 27, 1961 in Laramie, Wyoming to James and Linda Roby. He grew up in Ingleside, Texas as a local baseball all-star and met his wife there at a local college. It was love at first sight and they were married on December 19, 1981 just 10...
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Pamelia Young

January 7, 1936 - November 3, 2019

Pamelia Dawn Shannon Young was born January 7, 1936, in Pecan Gap, Texas. She passed away November 3, 2019, in Garland, Texas at the age of 83. She was preceded in death by her mother, Edith Canup Shannon, father A. J. Shannon, and her husband of 67 years, Guinlan Doyle Young. Pamelia is survived by three children, daughter Yvonne Young Hester, sons Ricky Young and Steve Young, 10...
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Carolyn Dean Webb

December 9, 1944 - November 2, 2019

Carolyn Webb of Lucas, Texas passed away peacefully at home on November 2, 2019 at the age of 74, surrounded by family. Carolyn was born December 9, 1944 in Amory, Mississippi to Woody Earl Riley and Ethel Riley. The only sister of four siblings, she grew up in Mesquite, Texas and graduated from Mesquite High School. On June 14, 1963 she married David Webb and they enjoyed 56 long years of a...
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Jerry Wayne Bodine

February 19, 1953 - November 2, 2019

Jerry Wayne Bodine, age 66 of Princeton, Texas went to his heavenly home on Saturday, November 2, 2019. He is survived by his wife, Mary Bodine of Princeton, TX, daughters Cathie Bodine of Princeton, TX, Angelique Islip of Franklin, MA, Yvette and Jim Benson of Covington, LA, daughter Heidi & Justin Gutierrez of Altus, OK, step-son Scott Pruitt of Seagoville, TX, one brother James (JT) Bodine...
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Claude Crain

November 21, 1944 - November 1, 2019

CB, age 74 entered into rest on the morning of November 1, 2019. He was born in San Antonio, Texas on November 21, 1944 to Walter and Mildred. Mr. Crain will be deeply missed by his loving family, his devoted friends, and all the wonderful individuals who knew and loved him
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Leonardo Umac Libo

December 5, 1942 - November 1, 2019

Leonardo Libo age 76, born in the Philippines on December 5, 1942 . He passed away in the early morning of Friday, November 1,2019 in Plano, Texas. Mr. Libo will be deeply missed by his loving family, his devoted friends, and all the wonderful individuals who knew and loved him. There will be a Memorial Service for Mr. Libo Saturday November 23, 2019 at 2:00 pm at the New International Church...
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Francisco A Otero- Guandique

December 7, 1980 - October 31, 2019

Francisco Otero-Guandique age 38 was born December 7, 1980 and passed away on October 31,2019 in El Salvador. Francisco will be deeply missed by his loving children and his devoted family and friends, and all the wonderful individuals who knew and loved him.
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Randy Ficklen

March 23, 1952 - October 31, 2019

Mr. Randy Thomas Ficklen passed away peacefully with his loving wife and family by his side on October 31, 2019 at the age of 67. Randy is survived by his adoring wife, Sheri McCauley, of Sachse, Texas, along with numerous siblings, stepson's and daughter's, and a host of step-grandchildren. Randy was born on March 23, 1952 in Port Lavaca, Texas to Burwell and Louise Ficklen. Randy was well...
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Peter Welles Bailey

May 7, 1940 - October 31, 2019

Peter W. Bailey, 79, of McKinney, Texas, died peacefully at home on October 31st, 2019. He was born May 7, 1940, in New Haven, Connecticut, the son of the late David and Hilda Bailey of Woodstock, Vermont. He is survived by his wife, Sue Bailey, who he married on April 10, 2010. He graduated from Harvard University in 1962. He moved to Thailand to serve in the Peace Corps and worked for...
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Thomas R. Randles

April 19, 1931 - October 31, 2019

Thomas Randles of McKinney Texas passed away on October 31, 2019 He was preceded in death by his daughter Susan. Tom was born on April 19, 1931 in Illinois. He graduated from Elyria High School in Elyria Ohio in 1949 after which he served in the United States Navy. He has four children: Thomas (Shari) of Weatherford Tx, Deborah (Tom) of McKinney Tx, Susan deceased (Tom) of Neenah WI, and...
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Lindsey Paige Bear Tabor

November 4, 2000 - October 30, 2019

Lindsey was born to Jeffrey and Amanda Tabor on November 4, 2000 in Garland, TX, and passed on October 30, 2019 in Dallas, TX. Lindsey loved FFA and raising pigs when she was in high school, animals - especially her dogs, being outside, horseback riding, volunteering at church in VBS, and spending time with her family and friends. She is survived by her parents; Jeffrey & Amanda Tabor,...
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Barbara Jane Gilbert

April 8, 1961 - October 29, 2019

Barbara Jane Gilbert was born on April 8, 1961 to Dewey & Marcella Gilbert, and passed on October 29, 2019. Barbara is survived by her children; Thomas Paul Gilbert & Jeffrey Shawn Gilbert, daughter-in-law; Tiffany; grandchildren; Nathan, Benjamin, Brooklyn, Emma, Alyssa, Cason, Cailyn, Dylan, and Alexander; siblings; Brenda & Glen Binion and Charlotte Guervara, and many nieces, nephews, great...
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Aubrey Lee Roland

March 9, 1945 - October 29, 2019

Aubrey Lee Roland of Terrell, Texas was born March 9, 1945 in Dallas, Texas the son of Buna Ann Hall Roland and George Aubrey Roland. He went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on October 29, 2019. He is survived by his wife Iris, son Rodney, daughter Raini and their mother Carolyn Herman. Rodney's wife Kristy and their children AJ, Karlee and Jagger. Raini's husband Doug and their...
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Virginia Fernande Jeannet-Crawford

December 21, 1934 - October 28, 2019

Virginia was also known as Ginger by her loved ones. No matter where she went, if it was the grocery store or out to dinner, she was going to be dressed to the nines. I remember as a child, before my father Carl came home from work, she would go make sure she was fixed up and pretty with dinner on the table and greeted him with a kiss. Mom was a great cook and seamstress and taught her...
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Larry Dale Ekstrom

June 13, 1960 - October 28, 2019

Larry Dale Ekstrom was born on June 13, 1960 to Mary & Laverne Ekstrom in Nevada, MO and passed on October 28, 2019 in Plano, TX. Larry grew up on his grandparents farm. He moved to Texas making memories working on cars with his dad. Pops spent approximately 25 years doing mechanical work at Matt Turner Automotive. Then life took a turn and brought him to Dunlap Swain, a full service fueling...
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Patricia Watkins

November 8, 1952 - October 27, 2019

Our sweet sister went home to be with the Lord on October 27, 2019 after battling a long illness. Patricia Sue Watkins was born on November 8, 1952. She was such a kind and caring soul who loved her family so much. Patti was born with a mental disability so she never worked outside the home. She made it her job to look after her family members and keep the home nice and tidy. She loved Elvis...
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Joseph (Joe) McClaine

June 6, 1940 - October 26, 2019

Joseph (Joe) McClaine June 6, 1940 – October 26, 2019 Married January 15, 1960 to Shirley Ann Haws –they would have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in 2020. Joe had three daughters: Donna Jo Neumann married to Mike Neumann of Garland, Texas; Dana Ann Oldham married to James Oldham of Nacogdoches, Texas; Darla Denise Wood married to Jeff Wood of The Woodlands, Texas. He had...
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Nancy Ward

August 16, 1939 - October 25, 2019

On October 25, 2019 at 2:11 am the most wonderful person in the world, Nancy Ward, passed away from complications with COPD. She passed peacefully while surround with love and family, and went to be with our Lord. She was 80 years old. She and our dad, Jack Ward, would have been married 60 years in just a few weeks. She was Wife, Mom, Grandma, Great Grandma, Nana, Great Nana, Sister, Aunt, Cousin...
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Connie Faye Bjelke

August 5, 1941 - October 24, 2019

Connie Faye (Simmons) (Maupin) Bjelke was called home to be with our Lord on October 24th, 2019. She was surrounded by her sons and her husband. Connie is preceded in death by her parents Floyd Wilbur Simmons and Juanita Marie Risner Simmons of Durant Oklahoma; her brother John Arlen Simmons; her sister Ruby Holley Simmons; her niece Dovie Jean Williams; and her two granddaughters, Lindy...
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Gordon Wiley Jeffrey

October 18, 1931 - October 24, 2019

Gordon (Jeff) Wiley Jeffrey Jr., passed away on October 24, 2019 in Allen, Texas. He was born on October 18, 1931 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Gordon and Ethyl Jeffrey. Jeff is preceded in death by his wife of 54 years Shirley Ann Jeffrey. Jeff is survived by his daughter Lori Engler (Bill), Amy Ervin (Bill); four grandchildren Michael O'Rourke, Robert O'Rourke (Jennifer), Alexander Ervin...
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Mary Christina Keahey

June 10, 1954 - October 24, 2019

Mary Christina Keahey, 65, of Greenville, Texas, passed away after a brief illness on Thursday, October 24, 2019. She was born on June 10, 1954 in Dallas, Texas, to her parents, Luther Leon Grubbs and Juanita Christina Davis Grubbs. The family will receive friends at a visitation to take place on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at Eastgate Funeral Home in Garland, Texas from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Mary...
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Claudia June Monroe

April 7, 1944 - October 24, 2019

Claudia June Monroe went to her heavenly home, Thursday October 24, 2019. She passed away at home with her family and close friends surrounding her with love. Claudia is preceded in death by her parents, Jim and Boots Spangler. She is survived by two daughters: Misty Shugart of Garland, TX and Wendy Shugart Coles and husband, Ricky Coles of Rockwall, TX, and grandchildren, Blake Schreiber...
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Douglas Wayne Ratliff, Sr.

November 11, 1942 - October 23, 2019

Douglas Wayne Ratliff, Sr., was born on November 11, 1942 and passed away on October 23, 2019. Douglas was a resident of Farmersville, TX. Douglas is survived by Anita, his loving wife of 58 years, his children; Elizabeth & Nathan McTee, Lisa Hurst, and Douglas Wayne Ratliff, Jr., grandchildren; Melissa Norris, Josh McTee, Zak McTee, James Hurst, and Emmilee Ratliff, great-grandchildren,...
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Dorthy Godwin

September 12, 1930 - October 21, 2019

Dorthy Kindle Godwin was born on September 12, 1930 in McKinney, Texas to Bill & Wilma Kindle. Dorthy was called home on October 21, 2019 in Farmersville, Texas. Dorthy was preceded in death by her 1st husband Chester L. McKay and her 2nd husband Earnest Godwin. She is survived by 4 siblings, Jean Furgeson, Hubert Kindle, Barbara Baker and Arnetta Talley. She is survived by 5 children,...
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Thomas Cunconan

August 26, 1929 - October 21, 2019

Thomas Cunconan age 90, born to Edmund and Eva Cunconan in Des Moines IA on August 26, 1929 passed away on the afternoon of Monday, October 21,2019 in Richardson, Texas. Mr. Cunconan will be deeply missed by his loving family, his devoted friends, and all the wonderful individuals who knew and loved him. Mr. Cunconan will be laid to rest in his hometown in Des Moines IA. A private celebration...
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Kenneth Ray Dooley

August 2, 1943 - October 20, 2019

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Kenneth Ray Dooley on October 20, 2019. Ken graduated from Wolfe City High School in 1961. He graduated from Texas A&M Commerce in 1966 with a Bachelors of Industrial Arts. Ken started his career with Texas Instruments in Dallas 1966 as a manufacturing engineer. He retired in 2016 after a very successful career as the Manufacturing and...
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Randall "Randy" Sprowl

November 11, 1947 - October 20, 2019

Randall "Randy" Clifford Sprowl age 71, was born to parents, Clifford and Georgina Sprowl in San Antonio, Texas on November 11, 1947. He passed away on the morning of October 20,2019, at his home in Dallas with his wife, children and sister around his side. Randy grew up in the Lake Highlands area of Dallas, Texas. He graduated from University of North Texas in 1972. He traveled...
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Erjian Hu

November 20, 1929 - October 20, 2019

Erjian Hu, 89, born in Shanghai, China on November 20, 1929 . He passed away on the evening of Sunday, October 20,2019 in Plano, Texas. Mr. Hu will be deeply missed by his loving family, his devoted friends, and all the wonderful individuals who knew and loved him
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Ila Marie Smith

June 10, 1935 - October 16, 2019

Ila Marie Cox Smith daughter of Andrew Hugh and Ila Lannie Gaston Cox passed away October 16th, 2019 at the age of 84. Born and raised in Gatesville, Texas. Marie spent her days as a city girl and an only child. Marie was spoiled with lots of love and the center of Hugh and Lanie's affection. Marie was very involved in high school as a member of the Championship Gatesville Hornets basketball...
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Bobby Lynn Smith

November 28, 1938 - October 16, 2019

Bobby Lynn Smith was born on November 22, 1938 to Robert Smith & Lillie Mae Hunter. He passed on October 16, 2019. Bobby was married to his loving wife, Ann Russell Smith, for 60 years. He owned and ran Dallas Foundation Drilling for 37 years. Bobby enjoyed riding, team penning, farming & ranching. Bobby is survived by his wife, Ann Smith, children; Ronnie & Cindy Smith, Randy & Beth...
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Sylvia Talkington

December 12, 1941 - October 15, 2019

Sylvia Ruth Talkington Sylvia passed away on October 15, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. A Memorial Service will be held at Charles Smith & Sons Funeral Home on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm. The viewing will be held from 12:00 - 2:00 pm. Sylvia was born on December 12, 1941, in Tyler, Texas. She graduated from John Tyler High School and attended Tyler Junior College. In 1960 she...
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Caroline Victoria Kastner

October 19, 2006 - October 15, 2019

Caroline Victoria Kastner Born 10/19/2006 in Plano, Texas. On 10/15/2019 she passed in her sleep at home in Wylie, Texas. She was 12 years old, almost 13. Caroline's favorite place to be was with family, she was always ready to hang out, or go somewhere with any of her sisters. She loved all animals, she even liked to pretend to be an animal, mimicking whatever sounds that animal made. She...
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Pamelia West

April 9, 1959 - October 15, 2019

Pamelia Diane West (Pam) of Sunnyvale, TX passed away in her home, following a recent finding of cancer, surrounded by her family on October 15, 2019. She is survived by her husband of 42 years Billy Gene West; son Adam (Julie) West; daughter Brooke (Tyler) Butler; daughter Lauren (Jonathan) Stubbs; as well as her beloved grandchildren; Katie, Jacob, Bella, Drew, Levi, Maddie Joy, Kenleigh,...
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Fred Madison Randall

January 13, 1944 - October 13, 2019

RANDALL, Fred Madison, 75, passed away in his home October 13, 2019. Born in Beatrice, NE, January 13, 1944. Survived by his loving wife, Olivia, son Josh, wife Melanie, son Vincent, brother Dan and wife Karen, 7 grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. After completing his Bachelor's degree from Phillips University in Enid, Oklahoma he received a Masters degree from the University of...
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Paul Whitfield Baxter

January 14, 1939 - October 13, 2019

Paul Whitfield Baxter was born to Floyd and Rosalie Baxter on January 14th, 1939, the last of 9 children. Paul was born in Collin County, Texas. He married Melba June Bryson on February 21, 1958. They had 2 children Judy Lynn and Andrew Weldon. Paul and Melba were married 57 years.They had 4 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Paul was a banker by profession and spent many years...
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Wayne Ernest Bishop

July 30, 1935 - October 13, 2019

Wayne Ernest Bishop, 84, passed away on Sunday, October 13, 2019 surrounded by family. Born in Cadillac, MI, he was a husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and great-great grandfather. He was a lover of music, airplanes, cars, Dallas Cowboys football, and always had a story to tell. Surviving are his daughter Debbie (Terry) Waddell of Pagosa Springs, CO; son Greg (Mindy) Bishop of...
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George Maynard

May 14, 1948 - October 12, 2019

George Fulton Maynard, 71, of Richardson, TX was called home by his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, October 12, 2019. He was born on May 14, 1948 in New Orleans, LA and was a longtime resident in Richardson, TX. He recently retired from a long and successful career with Heilind Electronics where he was deeply loved and respected. Our hearts are breaking at the loss of our beloved...
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Carrie Johnson

May 21, 1945 - October 11, 2019

Carrie Johnson age 74, was born in Jonesville, LA to parents Johnny and Rachel Johnson on May 21, 1945 . She passed away on the afternoon of Friday October 11,2019 in Dallas, Texas. Mrs. Johnson will be deeply missed by her loving family, her devoted friends, and all the wonderful individuals who knew and loved her.
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Leslie Kathryn Leathers

November 23, 1961 - October 11, 2019

Leslie Kathryn Leathers of Dallas, Texas, passed away on October 11, 2019 at the age of 57 at her home in Dallas. Leslie was born in Oklahoma City on November 23, 1961 to Timothy Marion Leathers and Harriet Frances Leathers. Leslie is survived by her father, Timothy Leathers, her sister, Dana Leathers, her children, son Ryan Ellard, daughter Lauren Black and son Justin Black. She is...
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Andre Thomas Smerke

December 23, 1959 - October 11, 2019

Andre Thomas Smerke, 59, of Dallas, Texas, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, October 11, 2019. Tom was born in Warsaw, Poland, on December 23, 1959. Tom immigrated in 1969 with his mother to the United States where she married Dr. John W. Smerke in Fort Worth, Texas. The family joined Saint Andrews Catholic Church where Tom attended school. He then attended Trinity Valley High School...
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Dallas Hicks

February 7, 1960 - October 10, 2019

Dallas Lee Hicks was born February 7, 1960 in Alexandria, Virginia. He passed away October 10, 2019 at his home in Garland. Dallas was a long-time employee with Rollins HomeTeam Pest Defense, as well as, an active member of the Peace Keepers Motorcycle Club. He will be remembered for his generous nature, easy smile, and devotion to his family. The family requests in lieu of flowers,...
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Van Pham

November 7, 1956 - October 10, 2019

Van was born on November 7, 1956 and passed away on Thursday, October 10, 2019. Van was a native of Saigon, Vietnam and resident of Plano, Texas. She was a computer programmer and later became the church secretary at Mother of Perpetual Help Catholic Parish in Garland where she was an active member. She is lovingly remembered by many for her generous nature, strength in adversity, and firm...
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Farzand Masih Mathews

January 8, 1955 - October 9, 2019

On Wednesday, October 9, 2019, Farzand Mathews, husband, father, brother, uncle passed away peacefully at the age of 64 years. Farzand will be forever remembered by his wife and best friend Alveena, and their precious children, Saira, Stephen and Sahil. He will be missed beyond measure and life would not be the same without his smile that lightens up the entire room. Farzand will also be forever...
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Saundra Loret Jenniges

January 27, 1955 - October 8, 2019

Saundra Loret Jenniges was born on January 27, 1955 in Dallas, TX to Roy & Nelda Miller. She died on October 8, 2019. Saundra was a very creative free spirit who lived a fun and full life. She and her beloved husband, Bruce, were married for 28 wonderful years. Growing up, Saundra did barrel racing at the Mesquite Rodeo and participated in horseback riding events. Her passion in life was...
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Wanda "June" Cook

October 7, 2019

Age 85, of Garland, Tx, passed away on October 7, 2019 in Garland, Tx. She was born on February 12, 1934 in Ft. Worth, Tx. June is survived by two sons, Roger Cook, Steven and Misti Cook of Garland; two granddaughters, Kayla Cook and Karli Cook of Denton, Tx; one brother Jimmy Woodall of Irving, Tx. June's passage was preceded by her parents and one brother, and in 2015 by Raymond Cook, husband...
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Matthew Colin Chowdhuri

November 20, 1999 - October 6, 2019

Matthew Colin Chowdhuri was born on November 20, 1999 to Colin and Cheryl Chowdhuri. He passed on October 6, 2019. Matthew loved English Premier League Soccer, Manchester United, playing FIFA online, skateboarding, and spending time with his friends and family. He loved any type of music that moved him. He loved to laugh and make others laugh. Matthew was a kind and loving person and will...
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Nellie "Nell" Jordan

October 6, 2019

Nellie Grace Jordan (Grimes) aged 84 passed away October 6, 2019 in the Methodist Richardson Hospital. Born in Rowlett, Texas November 24, 1934 to Bessie May Bayless and adopted by John Walter Grimes. She met and married the love of her life Robert Alton Jordan. They loved to share the story of how they met. He was delivering ice to her home and she peeked out the window. She asked that she pay...
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Cecil "Kenny" Bursey

August 26, 1956 - October 5, 2019

Cecil Kent Bursey, born August 26, 1956, went to be with his Heavenly Father October 5, 2019. Kenny was born in Pampa, TX. He grew up in Buffalo, MO and was a long time resident of Nevada, TX. Kenny was a master of all things he did, he was a landscaper, a stone mason, a mechanic and most recently an underground locator. He was also the #1 fan of Dale Earnhardt and all things Earnhardt. When...
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Cleo Dean Cherryholmes

November 14, 1929 - October 4, 2019

Cleo Dean Cherryholmes, 89, of Sachse, Texas passed away on Friday. October 4, 2019, at Methodist Medical Center in Richardson, Texas with his family at his bedside. He was born November 14, 1929 in Crawfordsville, Iowa to Kenneth and Doris (Fletcher) Cherryholmes. Preceding him in death are his parents and a sister, Margery (Cherryholmes) Edgar of Crawfordsville, Iowa. On September 25, 1955,...
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Thelma "Ruth" Kennedy

January 9, 1928 - October 4, 2019

Thelma "Ruth" Nelson Kennedy, 91, of Garland, Texas went home to be with her Heavenly Father on Friday morning, October 4, 2019 at Garland Nursing and Rehabilitation Home after suffering a heart attack/stroke on Wednesday. Ruth was born on January 9, 1928 in Hackensack, New Jersey to Hubert P. Nelson and Thelma LaDell (Paschal) Nelson Nethery. Her family returned to Dallas when Ruth was about...
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Hugh "Bud" Dickerson

October 15, 1938 - October 3, 2019

Hugh Cox "Bud" Dickerson, Jr., 80, of Garland, Texas, died peacefully at home on Thursday, October 3, 2019. He was born October 15, 1938 in Hodgenville, Kentucky to Hugh Cox and Mary (Bennett) Dickerson. Bud married his soul mate, Judy, on September 19, 1975 and together they raised six children. In 1977 they moved their family from Detroit, Michigan to the home they shared in Garland, Texas. ...
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Bob Ralph Qualls

December 24, 1929 - October 1, 2019

Bob Ralph Qualls was called home to the Lord on Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 at his home in McKinney, Texas. He passed peacefully in his sleep with family by his side. He was 89. Bob was born during a snow storm on Christmas Eve 1929 in Shawnee, Oklahoma to Otis and Ethel Qualls. He had three siblings: Melba, David, and Kathy. He spent his early years managing his paper route, repairing...
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D. Lamar Hill

December 9, 1926 - October 1, 2019

Daugherty Lamar Hill 94, entered into rest on October 1, 2019 in Dallas, Texas. Lamar was born in Brandon, Texas on December 9,1926 to Alfred and Sarah Hill. Lamar served in the Navy during WWII.
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Sammye Roberta Woodruff

January 30, 1939 - September 30, 2019

On Monday September 30, 2019, Sammye Roberta Woodruff, 80, took her beloved Billy's hand and entered the garden of immortality. Fiona, her faithful Cairn terrier companion of 7 ½ years, was on her lap watching over her when she embarked on her final journey. Sammye was born on January 30th, 1939 in Santa Maria, CA to Alma Floyd & Artie Joe (Moss) Leaper. The story told, and collaborated,...
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Josephine (Joyce) Gomes-Ribeiro

January 25, 1920 - September 29, 2019

Joyce went to join the Lord on September 29, 2019. She died of natural causes in the arms of her beloved daughter, Barbara Lange. Born in Liverpool, England on January 25, 1920, Joyce moved to New York City with her family when she was four years old. She married Nicholas Tafuri in 1935 and they had a daughter, Barbara. Joyce was widowed in 1940. In 1946 she married Luis Gomes-Ribeiro, an...
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Jonathan (Cody) Dakota Taylor

January 7, 1993 - September 28, 2019

Jonathan (Cody) Dakota Taylor, of Dallas, Tx, passed away on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at the age of 26. Jonathan was born to parents Mary Lynn Yarbrough Gilley and Tony R. Taylor on January 7, 1993 in Dallas, TX. Jonathan was a dedicated son and friend. He graduated from South Garland High School in 2011, where he met many of his lifelong friends all who describe him as a funny,...
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Clyde Rimes

August 15, 1923 - September 27, 2019

Mr. Clyde Edgar Rimes, 96, of Richardson, Texas passed away on September 27, 2019. He was born on August 15, 1923 in Kentwood, Louisiana to parents Samuel and Smithey (Dykes) Rimes. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He married Laura Iola (Davis) Rimes on August 29, 1941 in Sachse, Texas and was a Maintenance Engineer for Kraft Foods. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, brothers...
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Wallace Granger Gideon

September 18, 1972 - September 26, 2019

Wallace Granger Gideon, 47 of Garland, Texas entered into rest on September 26, 2019. Wallace was born on September 26, 1972. Wallace was a man of many talents that included drawing, tattooing, customizing motorcycles and building whatever he think of. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, going to the lake, riding motorcycles, racing bmx with his sons and enjoying life to the fullest. Wallace was a...
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Mary Christine Sutton

March 19, 1932 - September 25, 2019

Mary Christine Sutton, formerly of Garland Texas, passed away on September 25, 2019, surrounded by her family. She was born March 19, 1932, the youngest child of Walter Brum Jewett and Mary Ann (Beck) Jewett. Everyone that met Christine, saw her for a sweet, loving person who was always quick to share her beautiful smile that carried the joy and love which defined her life. She carried herself...
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Curtis Michael Harrison

January 21, 1948 - September 25, 2019

On Wednesday, September 25, 2019, Curtis Michael Harrison, loving husband and father of four passed away at age 71. He passed away peacefully in his home in Garland, Texas after a long battle with cancer. He was born January 21, 1948 in Dallas Texas to Leo and Estelle Harrison. Mike married his loving wife Myrna on June 29, 1984. The 3 things he loved most were GOD, his wife and children and all...
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Billie Ruth Broiles

June 8, 1923 - September 25, 2019

Billie Broiles (96) passed away on September 25, 2019 in Dallas, TX. She was born to John Wesley and Lula Edna Terry on June 8, 1923 in Wills Point, TX and her family relocation to Dallas in 1924. Billie had many interests including oil painting, stained glass, ceramics, boating, old cars and touring North America in her motor home. She and Andrew were charter members of the Big D Little Birds...
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