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Billie Dail Dunavin

March 7, 1930 - May 13, 2021

Billie Dail Dunavin, 91, of Wylie, Texas passed peacefully with family by his side on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 after a long and difficult battle with Dementia. Billie was born at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, Texas in 1930. He was a born and raised Texan who loved his Pearl Snap shirts, John Wayne, old western movies, the Dallas Cowboys and Babe's Fried Chicken. In the '70s, he worked in the...
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Janet Louise Long

July 31, 1940 - May 12, 2021

Janet Long, age 80 of Richardson, Texas passed away peacefully on May 14, 2021 in Dallas, Texas. She was born on July 31, 1940 in Lodi, Ohio. Janet had a degree in graphic design and worked as a book and print work illustrator. She was a voracious reader, gifted artist, avid traveler and loved all things nature. She gave selflessly, loved unconditionally and was happiest when she was around her...
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Janessa Rene Neal-Brewer

May 3, 1979 - May 11, 2021

Janessa Rene Neal-Brewer finished her earthly race and entered heaven early the morning of May 11, 2021, at her home in Garland, TX. She was surrounded by her family that loved and cherished her. Janessa was born in Garland, TX on a stormy day on May 3, 1979 to proud parents LC and Carla Neal. She had two older sisters, Jessica and Jennifer. She and her family lived on Pensacola Drive...
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Eddy Marie Free

August 6, 1935 - May 8, 2021

Eddy Marie Free was a wondeful caring wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, and friend. She was an independent and strong lady. She left this world on May 8th, 2021, at age 85. Eddy loved spending time on the road in an RV going places and seeing family. Her and her late husband Don went all over the USA. She loved going to the beach. Her favorite things were family gatherings...
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Jeffrey M Fuhrmeister

June 17, 1957 - May 4, 2021

Jeffrey Marvin Fuhrmeister, age 63, passed away on May 4, 2021 in Dallas, TX with his hands held by his wife and children after a long battle with rheumatoid arthritis and pulmonary fibrosis. Jeff was blessed as the recipient of a double lung transplant on June 5, 2020 which gave him an extra 11 months with his loved ones. Jeff went into rejection in October of 2020 but never stopped smiling and...
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Dorothy Jean Lovell

July 18, 1934 - May 4, 2021

How do you say good-bye to Dorothy Lovell? Those who know her may forever think of her on a beautiful blue-sky-white-puffy-clouds, gentle-breezes sort of day. Those who love her will feel her presence when they are sitting on a humble patio surrounded by nurtured flower beds and serenaded by noticeable birds, while sipping iced tea with friends. Those who have ever eaten with Dorothy will...
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Nancy Cox

July 24, 1940 - May 3, 2021

Nancy Ann Cox was born July 24, 1940 in Hillsboro, Texas. The daughter of Aubrey Lee Farrell and Lorine Kirk Farrell. Nancy had 2 older brothers, Jack and Leighton Farrell. She grew up in Hillsboro and graduated from Hillsboro High School. She attended Texas Wesleyan University in Fort Worth, Texas where she met the love of her life, Harvey Edward Cox, Jr. They married on April 3, 1959. Harvey...
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Aidain Jerome Smith

April 30, 2021 - April 30, 2021

Aidain J. Smith (A.J.) was born on April 30, 2021 in McKinney, Texas to Kia Smith & Joshua Redding, and went to be with his Lord on April 30, 2021. He is preceded in death by his grandad, Jason Smith; uncle, A.J. Smith; & great-great grandmother, Daisy Mae Spann. Aidain is survived by his mom, Kia Smith; dad, Joshua Redding; big sister, Ailani Redding; big brother, Cade Redding; grandma,...
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John Carlton Rowan

December 11, 1964 - April 28, 2021

John Carlton Rowan of Plano, TX, passed away unexpectedly at his home on April 28, 2021, at the age of 56. John was born on December 11, 1964 in Dallas to John W. and Gwen Rowan. After attending Richardson Pearce High School, he became a proud graduate of Texas A&M University, Class of 1987. He then received his law degree from the University of Houston. John was passionate about Aggie football...
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Manuela Acevedo

March 12, 1926 - April 28, 2021

Service for Manuela Acevedo, 95 will be Sunday May 2, 5 - 7 pm at Charles Smith and Sons Funeral Home. Graveside at Restland Funeral home Monday May 3, at 11:00 am. Manuela a homemaker, died Wednesday April 28, at Methodist Hospital, she married Serbando Acevedo on May 16, 1941 he precedes her in death. She is survived by her sons Juan and Angela Acevedo of Caddo Mills,Jesse and Corina Acevedo...
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Wesley Ray

March 26, 1950 - April 27, 2021

Wesley Ray, 71, of Princeton, Texas passed away April 27, 2021 in McKinney, Texas. He was born March 26, 1950 in Dallas, Texas to Morris and Daisy Cress Ray. Wesley graduated from University High School in Waco, Texas. He served four years in the United States Marine Corps. Wesley also attended Texas State Technical Institute, and made a living here and overseas in the HVAC business. He and...
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Jessica McKenzie Bailey

February 10, 1990 - April 26, 2021

Jessica was born February 10, 1990 in Plano, Texas. She lived in Richardson and Caddo Mills. Jessica held an Associates in Science Degree as her prerequisites in Nursing. She was planning on returning to TWU in December to finish her degree in nursing. Jessica was very much into fitness, weight lifting and was a personal trainer. Jess also loved music of all kinds. She was a beautiful...
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Jacob Hayden Young

September 10, 1998 - April 26, 2021

Jacob Young passed away at the age of 22, in the early morning hours on Monday, April 26th, 2021. Jacob was born in Dallas, TX, grew up in Wylie and Murphy and was currently a Denton resident. A Texas Army National Guardsman and veteran, he leaves behind two parents, Brent and Adrian; younger brother, Ethan; Grandparents, Mary Ellen Faber, Sam and Terri Showman, Mike and Terri Young; Great...
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Jyeahzmen Marie Smith

August 4, 1993 - April 24, 2021

Jyeahzmen M. Smith, born August 4, 1993 passed away on April 24, 2021. Jyeahzmen, "Jazzie", is survived by her mother and step-father, Andrea Smith and Willi Buie, her brother Bryan Smith and step-brother Tyler Buie. She had many half-siblings and of those that she had met, she loved them from the moment they were introduced. A bit of a rebel at times, Jyeahzmen touched everyone she met...
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Ariana Martinez

September 23, 1995 - April 23, 2021

Ariana Rene Martinez was born on September 23, 1995 in Mt. Pleasant, TX. She grew up in Plano and attended Thomas Elementary, Hendrick Middle School, Clark High School, and Plano East Sr High. Ariana had a love for the outdoors and music. At heart, she was an artist. Most of her life was based on this fact. Her artistic vision gave her the ability to see fashion and music trends before they...
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Barbara Jean Wallace

February 3, 1929 - April 23, 2021

Barbara Jean Wallace passed away on April 23, 2021. She was employed with Collins Radio for 20 years and was previously employed as a hairstylist. She also worked with her husband for the Corp of Engineers at Lavon Lake. Barbara is survived by her son David Wallace, daughter Deletha Wallace and daughter-in-law Jeannie Wallace. Grandchildren, Scott Wallace, Jennifer Weems and Valarie Doll....
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Edna Elmborg

December 11, 1931 - April 22, 2021

Edna Sara Elmborg died on Thursday, April 22, 2021, after a brave fight with cancer. Edna was born on December 11, 1931 to parents James and Emma Watkins. She was married to Richard William Elmborg, who passed away in August of 2020. She is survived by two of her children, Cynthia and Michael, five grandchildren, Leksi, Lukas, Hanna, Nathaniel, and Kristion, and one great-grandchild, William. ...
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Paula Thompson

May 25, 1970 - April 21, 2021

Paula Anne Thompson passed away on April 21, 2021. Her final days were spent surrounded by family and friends that she loved so much. She was born in Battle Creek, Michigan, on Monday, May 25, 1970, to parents Susan Visneau Davis and Dale A Thompson. Nothing on earth can make up for the loss of one who has loved you. ……… Selma Lagerlof Her passion was her "family." She loved sitting...
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Louise Alberta Rochester

November 20, 1931 - April 21, 2021

Louise Alberta Vollmer Rochester, of Dallas, Texas, our light and our love, went peacefully to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on April 21, 2021 at the age of 89. She was born in Rush, New York on November 20, 1931 to Albert and Marie Katharine (Becker) Vollmer. A true trailblazer, she moved from the farm to Boston to attend technical training at Leland Powers School of Elocution...
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Cecil Donald Nance, Jr.

August 26, 1950 - April 20, 2021

Cecil Donald Nance Jr., 70, of Farmersville, Texas, passed away in McKinney, Texas on April 20, 2021. He was born in Plano, Texas August 26, 1950 to Cecil Sr. and Ruby Seabolt Nance. Cecil Jr. became a proud 9th generation Collin County resident. Cecil resided in Farmersville for 36 years, the last 21 of which were spent with the love of his life, Jolene Zager Nance. Before retirement, he...
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Nathan Metsgar Bowers

May 17, 1963 - April 19, 2021

Nathan Metzgar Bowers, 57, of Farmersville, Texas passed away unexpectedly on April 19, 2021. The Greeks didn't write obituaries. They only asked one question after a man died. Did he have passion? ~ quote from the movie Serendipity. Nathan had passion. Nathan is survived by his wife Marta Spell Bowers. He vowed, in front of God, family and friends, that he would love, honor,...
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Arnold L. Lechner

June 3, 1975 - April 19, 2021

Arnold Louis Lechner, also known as "Arnie" passed away peacefully at his home in Anna on April 19th, 2021. Arnie was born June 3rd, 1975 in Melrose Park, Illinois to Delores Russo and Claud Lechner. He had a passion for football, basketball and baseball, his favorite teams were the Chicago Bears and Cubs. He took great pride in coaching his son's sports team and loved spending time with family...
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Larry Vernon Hughes

November 9, 1946 - April 18, 2021

Larry Hughes passed away peacefully with his wife, son, and daughters by his side on April 18, 2021. The son of Paul and Genevieve Hughes, he grew up in Tulsa, OK with his older brother Gary and younger brother Robert. He graduated from East Central High in Tulsa, OK in 1965. After finishing his undergrad at Oklahoma State University in 1969, he served as a Journeyman missionary in Malawi,...
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Ellarea Poeck

March 22, 1945 - April 18, 2021

Ellarea Poeck of Sherman, Texas went to her heavenly home on Sunday, April 18, 2021 in Denison, Texas at the age of 76. Ellarea enjoyed cooking, sewing and spending time with family and the love of her life, JD. She is survived by her husband Jimmie Don Poeck. Daughters Janet Binder and husband Scott and Kim Helton and husband Dan. Grandson Clayton Binder and wife Ariana. Sister Brenda...
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Joseph Anthony Demase

September 7, 1961 - April 17, 2021

On Saturday, April 17, 2021 Joseph DeMase passed away at the age of 59 following a lengthy illness. Joe was a strong fighter but this happened to be his final battle. Joe was born September 7, 1961 in Everett, Massachusetts to Americo and Rose (LaRosa) DeMase. He regaled everyone with stories of growing up in Boston with his three sisters, one brother, his extended family and network of...
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Gary Eugene Heronemus

August 29, 1950 - April 15, 2021

Gary Eugene Heronemus, 70, passed peacefully at his home in Garland, Texas surrounded by loved ones on Thursday, April 15, 2021. Gary was born on August 29, 1950 in Great Bend, Kansas to Harold Eugene (Gene) and Mary Elizabeth (Betty) Heronemus. He was the oldest of three children, and spent the formative years of his life in various farming communities in north western Kansas. After...
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Angela Collendrina

June 15, 1961 - April 11, 2021

Angela Lynn Collendrina ended her battle with ovarian cancer on Sunday, April 11th, 2021. She is survived by her husband Mark Collendrina; Parents, John & Shirley Harris; her three children Crystal and husband, Tony Garavaglia, Chris and wife, Samantha, and Charlie and wife, Ariana; her eight grandchildren Michael, Beau, Rocco, Rylan, Reagan, Kailer, Cam & Cal; her bother John Harris, sister-in...
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Hong Thi Duong

November 20, 1933 - April 11, 2021

Bà Quả Phụ Dương Hồ Chương Nhũ Danh: Theresa Avilla Nguyễn Thị Hồ ng Sinh ngà y 20 tháng 11 năm 1933 tại Cẩm Lệ, Đa Nẵng, VN (Born on November 20, 1933, in Cẩm Lệ, Đa Nẵng, VN) Về với Chúa ngày 11 tháng 4 , năm 2021 tại Murphy, TX, USA(Went home with God on April 11, 2021, in Murphy, TX, USA) Chương trình lễ an táng ...
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Geneva M. "Jean" Jesse

November 30, 1921 - April 10, 2021

Jean Jesse (Geneva M. Podd Jesse), age 99, of Rockwall, Tx, passed away peacefully on April 10, 2021 in Wolfe City, Tx. She was born November 30, 1921 in Cicero, Illinois to the late Edgar C. And Lauretta L. Hineline. After retiring from secretary work at a doctor's office, Jean spent her time traveling, square dancing and volunteering at Baylor Hospital in Garland, Tx. She loved bluebonnets...
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Paul Ernest Roblee

March 19, 1947 - April 10, 2021

Paul Ernest "Skip" Roblee, 74, of McKinney, TX, Died in his home Saturday April 10, 2021. Paul had moved back to Texas October 2008 to live his retirement with his Daughter Lailani Roblee Rumfield, Son-in-Law Michael Rumfield, Grandson Alexander Paul Rumfield, and Granddaughter Victoria Cadence Rumfield. Born in Warsaw, NY, Paul joined the Army at 17 years old and served his country for 10...
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William Russell Clemmons

July 30, 1937 - April 9, 2021

On April 9, 2021 Russell Clemmons died peacefully at his home in Wylie, Texas with his wife, Leona and son, Blake by his side. Russell was born on July 30, 1937 in Kaufman County. He was a long-time member of First Baptist Church of Wylie, Texas and loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather known as "Pawpaw." He will be greatly missed by all whose lives he touched. He was a...
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Nova Lynn Stevenson

April 7, 2021 - April 8, 2021

Honorary Pallbearers are Dominique, Jacob, and Zion Stevenson.
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Merlin Keith Osborn

July 5, 1930 - April 8, 2021

Ozzie retired in 1987 from E-Systems (Raytheon) Garland after 26 years of service. He was a Supervisor in the Manufacturing Department. Ozzie was an avid fisherman and enjoyed being a member of the E-Systems Fishing Club. His favorite lake was Lake Cypress Springs, and in early years he enjoyed camping, canoeing and fishing in the Brazos River. Ozzie is survived by his loving wife,...
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Mary Alice Bounds

December 12, 1970 - April 5, 2021

Mary Alice Bounds, was born in Dallas, Texas, on December 12, 1970, to Roland and Betty Bounds. She passed away on April 5, 2021, after a long, hard battle with breast cancer. Mary Alice's accomplishments and adventures (and misadventures) are too many to list, but anyone who knew her will know. Please feel free to leave your memories and thoughts on this memorial page. Mary is preceded...
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Richard Henry Dres

June 8, 1929 - April 5, 2021

Richard Henry Dres passed away on Monday, April 5, 2021 peacefully at his home. He was born on June 8, 1929 in Amsterdam, Holland. He lived in Chile for five years and was raised in Brooklyn, New York. He moved to Dallas after high school, attended SMU and received his degree in Accounting from Texas A&M in 1958. His career was as a Certified Public Accountant. Dick served in the U.S...
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Linda Ann Haddox

April 15, 1960 - April 5, 2021

Linda Ann Haddox was born in Dallas, Texas on April 15, 1960 to Wanda Jones Haddox and Edward Hulen Haddox. She went to heaven the day after Easter, a glorious Spring day. Linda was a much beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was a sister, aunt and friend to many. She loved life and she loved people. She enjoyed spending time with her family and particularly enjoyed playing...
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Harvey "Lynn" Howell

October 13, 1948 - April 4, 2021

Born in Bonham, TX to Benson and Margaret Howell on October 13, 1948 and raised in Honey Grove, TX. Lynn went to Honey Grove High School before joining the army in 1966 serving as a medic in Vietnam. For his heroism in connection with military operations against an armed hostile force in the Republic of Vietnam, he was awarded several military decorations including the Purple Heart, National...
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Agueda Perez Gumawid

February 5, 1932 - April 3, 2021

Agueda Perez Gumawid, also known as "Diday," was born on February 5, 1932, and returned to the Lord on April 3, 2021. She was born to parents Damaso Perez and Gregoria Dela Cruz in Estanza, Lingayen, Pangasinan, Philippines. She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Felipe "Peping" Gumawid Sr. Diday is survived by her children: Lyn & Del, Elvie & Conrad, Dang & Bebot, Boy &...
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Roy Melton Ivie

January 25, 1937 - April 2, 2021

Roy Ivie, of Wylie, Texas, passed away on April 2, 2021, after a long battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife, Linda, son Craig Ivie of Rowlett, daughter Angie Carpenter and son-in-law Scott of Garland, as well as by granddaughter Hailee Walker, of Frisco. Roy and Linda were married for 63 years and had a very close and loving family. He will be greatly missed by all and will be in...
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Myrna Louise Dixon

July 11, 1929 - April 1, 2021

She was born Myrna Louise Prior to Hugh and Melvia Prior of Sylvia, Kansas during 1929 and passed from this life early Thursday morning, April 1, 2021. She was born in the midst of the Great Depression but lived in perhaps one of the most prosperous times this planet has ever seen. And the earth was blessed because of her generation. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Harold Dixon;...
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Robert Murray Smith

May 3, 1939 - March 31, 2021

Robert Murray Smith May 3, 1939 - March 31, 2021 Robert Murray Smith (Bob) passed away peacefully on March 31st with his loving wife, Mary by his side. Bob, a native Texan, was born in Coleman to Scotty and Ada Smith. He was raised in Dallas along with his older sister, Sue and younger brother, Jimmy. He developed a love for sports at an early age when his dad taught him and his brother how...
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Rachel Scruggs

November 26, 1923 - March 30, 2021

On March 30, 2021 Rachel Scruggs, beautiful loving wife and mother, passed away peacefully at the Plaza at the Edgemere in Dallas. She was preceded in death by her husband of 73 years, Quentin Scruggs who passed away in 2019. They were married December 14, 1946 in Nacogdoches, Texas. Rachel and Quentin were longtime residents of Garland. Rachel was born on November 26, 1923 in Timpson, Texas...
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Fernando Garbanzo Laviada

July 15, 1935 - March 28, 2021

Fernando "Garbanzo" Laviada passed away on Palm Sunday, March 28, 2021 at the age of 85. After several months of declining health, Fernando died peacefully with his beloved wife Maria Dolores and their children by his side. Fernando was born on July 15, 1935 in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico to Fernando Laviada Herrera and María Fitzmaurice Peón. He was the second child of four and was better known...
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Joe Weldon Bennett

April 11, 1941 - March 27, 2021

Joe Weldon Bennett of Garland, beloved father, grandfather and brother passed away peacefully on March 27, 2021 in Dallas, TX. He was preceded in death by and will be reunited with his beloved wife of 54 years Barbara (BeBe) Bennett, his parents, father Bob & wife Flo Bennett and mother Jerry & husband Otis Slaydon and brothers-in-law, Jack Hannan and Morris Johnson. Joe is survived by his...
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Patricia Annette Draper

April 4, 1954 - March 25, 2021

Patricia (Pat) Annette Draper nee Trahan, 66, passed away peacefully at her home in Richardson, Texas on Thursday, March 25, 2021. She was born April 4, 1954, in Flint, Michigan, to Valmore and Gloria Trahan. Pat married Michael Draper on June 26, 1999, in Dallas, Texas. She worked as a secretary for different companies most of her life. In her free time, Pat loved to throw darts...
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Phuong Kim Thi Le

September 27, 1966 - March 25, 2021

Maria Phuong Kim T Le Sep 27,1966-Mar 25,2021 Please Join Us For A Memorial Service Charles W Smith & Sons Funeral Home 2925 5th St ,Sachse, Tx 75048 Mar 30,2021 From 1pm To 8pm. The Church 2121 Apollo Rd, Garland, Tx 75044 Mar 31,2021 At 10am
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Jo Anna Pound

February 15, 2021 - March 25, 2021

Jo Anna Robertson Pound passed from her earthly life on March 25 with her children by her side, due to complications of a fall. She was born February 15, 1930, in Emory, TX, the only child of Otto Rayford and Juanita (Kennemer) Robertson. Growing up in the close-knit Smyrna Community, Jo Anna excelled in school, first at New Holmes school where she skipped two grades. She went on to graduate...
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Betty Faye Roberts

August 26, 1943 - March 24, 2021

On Wednesday March 24, 2021 Betty Faye Roberts, loving wife, mother and Nanny to 9 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren, was called home at the age of 77. Betty was born August 26, 1943 in Caddo Mills Tx to James and Cleo Buck. On August 30, 1963 she married the love of her life and best friend Larry Roberts. Betty loved the Lord and her family deeply. She embraced every opportunity...
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Nancy Ann Howell

August 31, 1934 - March 23, 2021

Nancy Ann Short Howell was born August 31, 1934 in Ennis, Texas (Ellis County) to James Loy Short & Ruby Viola Bullard Short and passed away peacefully to be with her Lord on March 23, 2021. Nancy is preceded in death by her husband, Gaines "Pete" Howell; mother, Ruby Bullard Short; father, James Loy Short; brother, Thomas Loy Short; and brother, Billy Wayne Short. She is survived by her nieces...
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Martha Sue Babbitt

April 4, 1946 - March 21, 2021

Martha "Marti" Sue Babbitt, age 74, of Plano, Texas, passed away Sunday evening, March 21st at her home after a short struggle with lung cancer. Marti was born April 4th, 1946, in Indianapolis, Indiana, to Kenneth and Doris Falting Babbitt. Doris and the family moved to Long Beach, CA in 1954, following the death of Marti's beloved grandfather. Marti graduated from Woodrow Wilson high...
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Vivian Aime Aguilar

January 6, 1997 - March 21, 2021

Vivian Aime Aguilar (Vivi) was born January 6, 1997 in Carrollton, Texas to Laurel Aguilar Puentes & Cornelio Aguilar. She passed away suddenly on March 21, 2021. Vivian is survived by her mother, Laurel Aguilar Puentes; her father, Cornelio Aguilar; and her three younger siblings, Laura Judith Aguilar, Michael Izel Aguilar, & half-brother, Leo Aguilar. Vivi will be remembered for her vibrant...
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Calvin George McCall, Jr.

September 9, 1944 - March 21, 2021

Calvin George McCall, Jr., age 76, of Garland, Texas, passed away Sunday, March 21, 2021, in Sachse, Texas, after a long battle with Alzheimer's Disease. He was born September 9, 1944, the son of Letha Christine Wallace and Calvin George McCall, Sr., in Wyandotte, OK. On December 23, 1970, Calvin was united in marriage to Carol McCall, who survives him. Also surviving are: Calvin's daughter,...
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Danny Lenton Harris

October 6, 1957 - March 21, 2021

Danny L. Harris died unexpectedly on the March 21, 2021. Danny was affectionately known as the caretaker. Danny did whatever needed to be done for the ones he loved. Especially his wife, Kristi, son, Austin, mother, Nellie, and mother-in-law, Joyce. Danny didn't have to tell you that he loved you, because he showed you every single day. Danny was born to Bobbie and Nellie Harris in Garland,...
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Rogelio Amancio Ladrido

May 7, 1948 - March 20, 2021

Rogelio Ladrido, 74, of Wylie, TX and Anchorage, AK, passed away on March 20, 2021. Roger was born on May 7th, 1948 to Isidro and Avelina Ladrido in San Felipe, Zambales Philippines. After graduating in 1961 from Columban High School and attended Guzman Tech, he met and married his wife, Leonila in 1971. That was the same year he joined the Philippines Merchant Marines. In 1977 He moved...
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Doris S. Nelson

April 12, 1944 - March 20, 2021

Doris S. Nelson was born April 12, 1944 in Opelika, Alabama to James Eugene Sizemore & Lela Fuller Sizemore. Doris went to be with her Lord on March 20, 2021. She is preceded in death by her parents, James & Lela Sizemore; brothers, James P. Sizemore of Ft. Worth, & Herbert Posey of N. Richland Hills; sister Sarah Yvonne Posey, & Floyd Lox. Doris is survived by her husband, Doyle W. Nelson;...
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Patrick Clayton Fuson

August 19, 2001 - March 19, 2021

PATRICK CLAYTON FUSON, 19, of Sachse, TX, passed away March 19, 2021, in Rowlett, TX, surrounded by close family. Patrick was born August 19, 2001, in Plano, Texas to Dennis and Melanie Fuson. From a young age, Patrick loved fishing, hunting, boating, and playing baseball. He attended Wylie High School where he was part of the wrestling team and graduated in 2020...
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Chad Aaron Knecht

October 25, 1972 - March 19, 2021

Chad Aaron Knecht passed on to his heavenly home March 19th, 2021. Chad's early years were spent in Louisburg, KS and later moved to Raymond, MS where he graduated from Byram Attendance Center. He received his Bachelor's Degree from Belhaven University in Jackson, MS and his Doctorate from Kansas City University of Medicine. Chad had a way with everyone he met. You couldn't help but...
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Abel Saucedo Gonzales, Sr.

November 16, 1933 - March 19, 2021

Abel Saucedo Gonzales, Sr., 87, of Dallas, Texas, passed away on March 19, 2021 at home with his family. Born in Dallas, Texas on November 16, 1933 to Andrea Saucedo Gonzales and Antonio L. Gonzales, both of whom preceded him in death, Abel was the second youngest of eleven children, raised in the area of Dallas known then as Little Mexico. Abel met the love of his life, Mary Helen Rodriguez, at...
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Carolyn Faust

April 4, 1940 - March 16, 2021

Carolyn Jane Dopson Faust was born on April 4, 1940 to Roy Dopson and Vivian Harmonson Dopson of Ropesville, Tx. Carolyn Graduated from Monterey High School in Lubbock, TX and then went on to complete her education with a Masters degree in education from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX. She taught school in Ropesville, TX, Paris, TX, and Dallas, Tx. Carolyn was married to Larry R. Chaney...
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William Joseph Arnold, Sr.

January 17, 1962 - March 14, 2021

William "Yankee Bill" Joseph Arnold Sr., 59, of Princeton, Texas passed away March 14, 2021 at his home. William was born January 17, 1962 in Kankakee, Illinois to Shirley Arnold. He went on to graduate from Herscher High School, and never married, but had 2 sons. He was an amazing son and father and a great friend to all. William was employed at Shapiro Center in Illinois until he hurt...
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William Joseph Arnold, Sr.

January 17, 1962 - March 14, 2021

William "Yankee Bill" Joseph Arnold Sr., 59, of Princeton, Texas passed away March 14, 2021 at his home. William was born January 17, 1962 in Kankakee, Illinois to Shirley Arnold. He went on to graduate from Herscher High School, and never married, but had 2 sons. He was an amazing son and father and a great friend to all. William was employed at Shapiro Center in Illinois until he hurt...
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James Clyde Tilton

March 29, 1952 - March 13, 2021

James Clyde Tilton, affectionately known as Mr. Cool Guy or Granddad to his grandchildren, was born on March 29, 1952 in McKinney ,Texas to Margaret Gibson & Clyde Tilton. He went to be with his Lord on March 13, 2021. He is preceded in death by his parents, Margaret & Clyde; & his beloved dog, Peanut Tilton. James is survived by his daughter, Lauren Tuggle & husband, Branden; son, Aaron Tilton...
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Otis Paul Smith, Jr.

February 13, 1935 - March 12, 2021

tis Paul Smith Jr., 86, Wylie TX, died March 12, 2021 in his home with his wife of 64 years, Emily (Mickey) Smith, and son, David Smith, beside him. He was Paul to the family and friends from his youth, but he was Otis to the rest of world. Paul was born in Sciotoville, OH and graduated from Minford High in Minford, OH. He began his career in the US Air Force then spent the majority in the USDA...
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Michael A Ellena

September 26, 1958 - March 12, 2021

Michael Anthony Ellena. Mike was born in Spring Valley, Illinois on September 26, 1958 to Tony and Irma Ellena. Mike was the only brother to 8 sisters. Mike worked side by side with his father on the family farm and at Ellena Construction. He graduated from Putnam County High School in 1976 and married Gayle (Jones) Ellena on February 4, 1978. In 1984 Mike and his young family moved to Texas....
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Polly Lue Schulte

April 21, 1941 - March 12, 2021

Polly Lue Golden was born April 21, 1941 in Tyler, Texas to Oscar Lee Golden & Mae Bell Golden. She went to be with the Lord on March 12, 2021. Polly is preceded in death by her parents, Oscar Lee & Mae Bell Golden; husband, Johnny Ted Schulte; sister, Merlene; brothers, Thurman & Billy Joe; and grandson, Bobby Lee Schulte. Polly is survived by her sons, Johnny, Steve (Sara), & Larry;...
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Ryan Lee Rivera

November 14, 1992 - March 11, 2021

Ryan Lee Rivera, 28, of Floresville, Texas passed away March 11, 2021 in San Antonio, Texas. Ryan was born November 14, 1992 in San Antonio to James Patrick Rivera and Jonnie McCalib. Ryan graduated from Anna High School in Anna, Texas and then attended college where he became a Certified Nursing Assistant in which he was able to give back to those in need. He resided in Floresville for the...
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Joveeta Seals Hicks

December 22, 1948 - March 10, 2021

Joveeta was born in McKinney, Texas December 22, 1948 and graduated at McKinney High School. Joveeta's Activities in her Youth: McKinney High Debate Team, Drama Class and loved to sew, crochette and began cooking. Joveeta dedicated her life to the LORD at a very young age. Joveeta was a faithful member and worked diligently at Shiloh C.O.G.I.C. (McKinney), North Park C.O.G.I.C....
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Ansalmo Trevino

April 22, 1954 - March 10, 2021

Ansalmo Trevino, 66, of Allen, Texas passed away March 10, 2021 in McKinney, Texas. He was born April 22, 1954 to Manuel and Loenires Villalobos-Prieto Trevino in Morton, Texas. Ansalmo was of the Baptist faith, and was a hard-worker, earning a living for he and his family as a landscaper. He loved to go to Bingo, and also passed the time peacefully fishing and going on camping adventures,...
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Robinson John

March 13, 1957 - March 9, 2021


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James Carl "Jim" Blackwood

December 7, 1939 - March 9, 2021

On Tuesday, March 9, 2021, James Blackwood, loving son, brother, husband, father and uncle passed away at the age of 81. Jim was born to the late Marcus and Gertrude Blackwood on December 7, 1939 in St. Louis, MO. He spend most of his early years in Paragould, AR. and later moved to North Little Rock. He began his career as Director of Weights and Measures Division for the State of...
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Wyatt Donald Rankin

April 3, 1955 - March 8, 2021

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Wyatt Donald Rankin at Medical City Dallas on Monday, March 8th, 2021 after septic shock due to complications from COVID-19. Wyatt was in his 65th year. Wyatt was born in Anchorage, Alaska in 1955. He was a caring person who quickly learned the value of a dollar (and quarter), when he started working to buy his first pickup truck. He...
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K G Samuel

November 8, 1945 - March 8, 2021


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Thomas Ernest Boesch

October 16, 1934 - March 7, 2021

Thomas E. Boesch passed away on March 7, 2021 in McKinney, Texas. He was 86 years old. He was the son of the late Ernest and Gertrude Boesch of Prospectville, PA. He was born on October 16, 1934 in Philadelphia, PA, but spent most of his younger years in Bucks and Montgomery Counties. He graduated from Hatboro-Horsham High School in 1952. He married Phyllis M. Plank on January 29, 1955 at St....
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Sherry Stapp

May 8, 1968 - March 7, 2021

Sherry Lynn Stapp was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on May 8th, 1968 passed away Sunday March 7th, 2021. Sherry is the daughter of Ron and Carolyn McGarraugh who are still living. Sherry grew up in Bethany, Oklahoma. She was preceded in death by her grandparents Lloyd and Marie McGarraugh of Perryton Texas and Charles and Juanita Sherrill of Bethany Oklahoma. She is survived by her husband Zane...
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Frederick John Campen, Jr.

March 8, 1933 - March 6, 2021

Fred Campen passed away peacefully in the early hours of March 6th after a short illness. Born in Canton, Missouri in 1932, he graduated from Missouri School of Mines and joined the Navy. He served as a navigator bombardier on the USS Coral Sea and left the Navy in 1957. In 1958 he married Jackie Fellini and they moved to California where he attended Stanford and graduated with a Master's...
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Ometta Murray

January 14, 1944 - March 6, 2021

Esther "Ometta" Summers Murray Born 1/14/1944 and raised in Kirksville Missouri Died March 6, 2021 of liver failure Mom met Dad when he came to Kirksville with the Air Force. Raven Lanette Murray Arceneaux was born in 1965. Esta Denise Murray was born in 1967. The four of us began an adventure and traveled the world. Every place we lived Mom made it home. We lived in El Cajone CA,...
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Albert Henry Schunemann, Jr.

October 21, 1954 - March 5, 2021

Albert Henry Schunemann Jr., 66, of Wylie, Texas passed away March 5, 2021 in McKinney, Texas. He married Sandra (Rogers) in 1988 in Rockwall, Texas. He was employed by Raytheon.
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David Knox

September 4, 1981 - March 4, 2021

David was born to Jim Knox and Tammy Hazelett on September 4, 1981 in Belville, Texas. He was the oldest of three boys, with brothers Johnny Knox and Michael Knox. David is survived by his wife Jenifer Knox and two sons, Aiden Knox and Orion Knox-Milliff; mother Tammy Hazelett, and father Jim Knox; Aunt Judy Peace and Uncle Jim Hazelett; Grandmas Florence Hazelett and Freda Foster David...
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Bonnie Blanche Howell

September 20, 1937 - March 4, 2021

Bonnie Howell passed away peacefully on March 4, 2021, in McKinney, Texas. Bonnie Blanch Hollandsworth was born September 20, 1937 in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains in a place called Indian Valley. She was next to the oldest of six children born in eight years. Bonnie's mother, Dorthulia Josephine Simpkins was the youngest of ten children and her father, Carl Martin Hollandsworth,...
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Steven G. Hill

April 10, 1954 - March 3, 2021

Steven Gregg Hill "Steve" was born April 10, 1954, in San Angelo, Texas to Elbert "Speck" Sylvester Hill and Emma "Margaret" (Williamson) Hill. Steve went to be with the Lord on March 3, 2021. He was the fourth of Speck and Margaret's five children. Steve is preceded in death by his mother and father, and is survived by the following loved ones: His daughter Tracy Hill of McKinney; His daughter...
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James Michael Lochabay

January 10, 1943 - March 2, 2021

James Michael Lochabay was born January 10, 1943 to Andrew Jackson Lochabay and Billie Jo Smith in Ft. Worth, TX. Mike, as he was known to all, was the oldest of 5 Brothers and 2 Sisters: Charles Spooner, Ronnie Spooner, Gary Spooner, David Lochabay, Francis Lochabay, and Sandra Lochabay. After high school, Mike joined the Marine Reserves serving from 1961 to 1968. He met his wife Evelyn...
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Peggy Brewer

April 15, 1942 - March 2, 2021

Peggy Ruth Brewer, age 78 of Garland, TX, peacefully passed away in the early morning of March 2, 2021 in Carrollton, TX. Peggy was born on April 15, 1942 in Annona, TX to father, Bennie Parker and mother, Fannie Bell Parker. She was tremendously independent, full of life and love, and when she laughed, everyone else laughed with her. She had a smile and a heart of gold and to know her was to...
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John Roger Welnack, Sr.

February 27, 1930 - February 28, 2021

John R. Welnack Sr. (Jack) passed away peacefully on February 28th, 2021 the day after his 91st birthday in Richardson, Texas. Jack was born during the great depression in Detroit, Michigan to Joseph and Velma Welnack on February 27th, 1930. As their 5th child he enjoyed being the "baby" of the family until his younger brother and sister arrived in the midst of World War II. On May 6th,...
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John Andrew Cruz

April 7, 1964 - February 28, 2021

John Andrew Cruz, 56, passed away on Sunday, February 28, 2021, at the Methodist Hospital Richardson Medical Center. Mr. Cruz was born April 7, 1964, in Falfurrias, Texas to Librado and Emma Cruz. John was the youngest of their five children. John excelled at sports in high school like basketball and baseball. He was also the school yearbook photographer-a talent and hobby he continued to enjoy...
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Deborah Kay Shoap

October 9, 1958 - February 28, 2021

Deborah Shoap, of Frisco, TX, passed away on Sunday, February 28th, 2021 at the age of 62. Deborah was born October 9, 1958 in Alma, Michigan. She grew up, the youngest of five sisters and one younger brother, whom she doted on. She was fiercely independent, highly inquisitive, full of life and love, and always ready to laugh. Her sweet smile and feisty spirit engaged all who met her. At...
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Dorothy Barney Killoran

June 9, 1927 - February 26, 2021

Dorothy June (Barney) Killoran, passed away peacefully at her daughter's home in Sachse, TX on February 26th 2021. A Rosary service will be held at 10:30 am with a funeral mass to follow at 11 am on Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021 at Saint Anthony Catholic Church in Wylie, TX. A burial service will be held in Fayette, IA at Saint Francis of Assisi cemetery on March 13th at 11 am, a celebration of life...
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Joan Van Horn

December 20, 1930 - February 25, 2021

Joan Sahl Van Horn passed away on February 25, 2021 at Texas Presbyterian Hospice after suffering a stroke. She was born on December 20, 1930 in Ida Grove, Iowa to Jens and Olga Sahl. She and her twin sister Jane were the fifth and sixth of seven children. Joan was baptized and confirmed in the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Ida Grove. She attended school in Ida Grove and graduated with the class...
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Doris Dickinson

August 27, 1947 - February 24, 2021

Doris passed away on 24 February at 9:30 at Victoria Gardens Nursing Home. She was a resident of Frisco, Texas, previously living with her daughter Tamara and her family. She was born in Marion Indiana to her parents Bill and Juanita Hersey. Up until the mid-1950s her and her 3 sisters lived in Marion, Indiana near her maternal grandparents. The family moved to Mitchell, South Dakota, home of...
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Patricia Fleeger

July 23, 1929 - February 24, 2021

Patricia was born in Maud, OK to George and Joan Johnson. She became a big sister to Donald and Marilyn moving from town to town during the Texas wildcat years. She graduated from Midland High School and attended Mary Hardin in Abilene, TX. Pat married Wayne Roberts and her first child Mike Roberts came into her life. Being simply too young, they divorced. In 1955 Pat married Thomas H....
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Arden Davida Imberman

March 14, 1949 - February 23, 2021

Arden Davida Imberman was born March 14, 1949 to Anna and Max Danenberg. Three sons surviving are Michael Imberman (Noya), Douglas Imberman (Alison), and Alan Imberman (Raquel). Grand Children-Hannah, Alec, Brady, Evan, and Cruz. Brother-Jerald Danenberg. Arden taught school in the Garland ISD for many years, and passed peacefully at her home.
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Daniel Dean Lachan

August 9, 1993 - February 22, 2021

Daniel Dean Lachan passed away at the age of 27 on Monday, February 22, 2021. He was a beloved son, brother, nephew, grandson, cousin and friend. Daniel is survived by his parents, Kah Suan and Dean, sisters, Victoria, Denisse, brothers Raymond and Christopher. Daniel graduated from Temasek Poly in 2016, with a Diploma in Cyber & Digital Security. He enjoyed computers and technology. ...
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Kendall Jordan Hibbs

March 30, 1960 - February 22, 2021

It is with great sadness that the family of Kendall Jordan Hibbs announces his passing on February 22, 2021 after a brief illness, at the age of 60 years. Kendall will be lovingly remembered by his sisters, Gwenn Hibbs, Kelcie Hibbs, B. Janet Hibbs and his brother-in-law Earl Marsh, and his nephews Jared and William Marsh. Following his graduation from Richardson High School, Kendall obtained a B...
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Kenneth Devon Mayberry

June 24, 1973 - February 20, 2021

Kenneth Devon Mayberry's impact on the lives of those he loved was anything but ordinary, so it's only befitting his final story be told in a non-traditional way as well. On June 24, 1973 Lorraine Mayberry, a young single mother just shy of her 19th birthday went into labor at Dyersburg General Hospital in Dyersburg, TN. She was expecting to give birth to one child but God had a different plan. ...
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William Edwards "Bill" Morgan, Jr.

December 13, 1931 - February 19, 2021

Bill Morgan, former public relations director for the Southwest Conference and noted Texas courthouse historian and artist, passed away February 19, 2021, at the age of 89. Always proud of being a fourth generation Texan, Bill was born in Laredo, Texas, and received a journalism degree from the University of Texas in 1953. He was sports editor for the Lufkin Daily News from 1953 to 1955, when...
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Kirk Fowler Cheatham

September 27, 1955 - February 18, 2021

Kirk Fowler Cheatham was born September 27, 1955 in Amarillo, TX to Bruce and Wanda Cheatham. He died February 18, 2021 after a brief and hard-fought battle with cancer. He lived in a variety of places growing up with major stops in Midland and Corpus Christi, Texas, Lafayette, Louisiana, Alamo, California and Denver, Colorado. He enjoyed sports including football and basketball which he played...
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Jeffery McGee

January 13, 1962 - February 18, 2021

Jeffery Lyn McGee was born January 13, 1962, in Dallas, Texas. He attended school in Dallas ISD and graduated from Bryan Adams High School. He passed from this earth to his heavenly home on February 18 2021, at Baylor Scott & White Hospital, Plano, Texas. Jeff had over 35+ years working in business administration including many years in banking. He spent the last 18 years working as a Medical...
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Duane Elwin Rosengartner

January 5, 1945 - February 18, 2021

Duane E. Rosengartner, our beloved uncle, passed away on February 18, 2021 in Greenville, Texas. He was a resident of Emory Texas and loved living at the lake. He was born January 5, 1945 in Sioux City, Iowa to Donald L. and Helen J. (Arnold) Rosengartner. Duane Rosengartner attended high school at South Sioux City High School class of 1963. Duane worked after High School at Arnold and...
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Jeffery McGee

January 13, 1962 - February 18, 2021

Jeffery Lyn McGee was born January 13, 1962, in Dallas, Texas. He attended school in Dallas ISD and graduated from Bryan Adams High School. He passed from this earth to his heavenly home on February 18 2021, at Baylor Scott & White hospital, Plano, Texas. Jeff had over 35+ years working in business administration including many years in banking. He spent the last 18 years working as a Medical...
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Helen Faye Schaefer

June 5, 1934 - February 15, 2021

Helen Faye Loftis Schaefer of Dallas passed away on February 15, 2020, age 86, due to complications of COVID-19. Helen was preceded in death by her husband John E. Schaefer, her mother and father, Helen and Ivan Loftis, and her brother and sister-in-law Ivan (Sonny) and Barbara Loftis. She is survived by her four daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and David Burzynski, Spring, TX; Susan and Paul...
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Allan Kern

January 17, 1948 - February 13, 2021

Allan S. Kern January 17, 1948 – February 13, 2021 Rockwall, Texas Allan Stewart Kern, 73, passed away on February 13, 2021. Allan was born in Washington D.C., but was a resident of Wheaton, Maryland until his move to Rockwall, Texas in the 80's. Allan's heritage was Canadian on his mother's side and Maryland on his dad's side. Allan's life was the dash between birth and death. He was a...
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