Roselawn Cemetery and Funeral Home

Roselawn Cemetery and Funeral Home has been serving families of all faiths in the Seagoville area for many years. Because Roselawn Funeral Home is located on the grounds of the cemetery, we offer the convenience of providing all funeral and cemetery arrangements from one location. Our staff is available to offer assistance and care 24 hours a day. At Roselawn, we believe that every life is unique. The choices you make to celebrate that life can also be as unique and personalized as you wish. For those who want to plan their arrangements in advance, we offer The Simplicity Plan® prearrangement program, an easy way to handle an important family responsibility. ROSELAWN FUNERAL HOME Roselawn Funeral Home opened as part of the Anderson-Clayton Brothers family of funeral homes. At Roselawn, you will find a warm environment with a dedicated, caring and professional staff. We're here to listen and provide options to meet your needs. As you approach the funeral home, you will find a traditional-style brick building with a columned entrance porch and carports. We offer a full-service 7,000-square-foot facility featuring a beautiful 150-seat chapel with a separate alcove for family seating. Two visitation rooms, a large visitation lounge, smaller coffee lounge and an arrangement room are also part of Roselawn Funeral Home. ROSELAWN CEMETERY Founded in 1957, the 48-acre Roselawn Cemetery offers many burial options. Traditional ground burial is available with both flat markers and upright monuments. Lawn crypts provide another option of burial, which you can find in our Court of Valley View. In the future, Roselawn Cemetery will offer an impressive outdoor mausoleum. Those interested in prearranging their services can purchase a mausoleum space now. More people today are choosing cremation, and Roselawn is proud to offer the most in cremation memorialzation, with countless options to meet your needs including a beautiful cremation urn garden.


Our Obituaries

Howard Eugene McClane

July 29, 1927 - August 25, 2016

Howard Eugene “Gene” McClane (89) of Combine, Texas went to be with his Lord and Savior on August 25, 2016 at his home in Combine. He journeyed peacefully surrounded by his family, praising the Lord even with his last breath. Gene was born on July 29, 1927 in Dallas, Texas to Fred S. and Stella Mae (Rice) McClane. He was a true gentle giant, a gentleman throughout. He had a great love...
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Janet Feagin

July 28, 1945 - August 25, 2016

Janet Ann Feagin (71) of Seagoville, Texas went to be with the Lord August 25, 2016 at her home in Seagoville. She was born July 28, 1945 in Terrell, Texas to Raymond Vernon and Elizabeth Sue (Campbell) Smith. Janet was an active member of the Elam Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, loving husband John Ronald Feagin and sister Saundra Garner.Janet leaves behind to cherish...
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Gerald Wayne Phillips

August 10, 1925 - August 25, 2016

GERALD WAYNE PHILLIPSWas born on August 10, 1925 in Aubrey, Texas the 6th child of Berva Zeloma and Joseph Phillips. While telling stories, partying and dancing every chance he got he passed to the other shore peacefully at the home he built on August 25, 2016. After working on the farm and running track at Denton High School he joined the Navy during WWII. He shared many stories of San...
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Theron Leo Cochran

September 17, 1943 - August 23, 2016

Theron was born September 17, 1943 in Mt. Pleasant, Texas to parents Mark and Etta (Clark) Cochran and entered into eternal rest on August 23, 2016.He is preceded in death by his parents.Left with cherished memories is his loving and devoted wife of 50 years, Phyllis; son Russell Cochran; daughter Rhonda Martin & husband Tony; grandsons T.J. Cochran, Blake Martin and Cody Martin; great...
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Evelyn Dolores Floyd-Boren

October 16, 1931 - August 14, 2016

Dolores Boren passed away on August 14, 2015 at the age of 84. She was born in Dallas, Texas on October 16, 1931 to Ollie and Nova Floyd. She is preceded in death by her loving husband Billy Boren and her brothers Alfred Floyd and Ray Floyd.She worked for many years as a court clerk for the City of Dallas. Dolores loved traveling to lakes and oceans or anyplace she could find adventure and...
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Gerald Lynn Dunn

August 24, 1965 - August 12, 2016

Gerald Lynn Dunn, 50, passed away on August 12, 2016. He was born on August 24, 1965 to Robert and Agnes (Palmer) Dunn in Dallas, TX. Gerald was born and raised in the Dallas/Seagoville area and was employed at Dunn Bros. Asphalt for over 30 years. He was a soft-hearted man with beautiful blue eyes and loved his family beyond measure. Gerald was a dirt track racing enthusiast at Devil’s...
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Peggy Diane Letson

December 14, 1944 - August 10, 2016

Peggy Diane Letson, 71, of Seagoville, Tx, passed away on August 10, 2016 in Mesquite, Texas. Peggy Diane, daughter of James Elmer Foltz, Jr. and Annie Catherine Scott, fought a long, courageous battle with cancer. She is survived by her loving husband of 34 years, Charles E. Letson; her sister Sharren Jermyn and husband Jim of Hamilton, New York; brother, John Foltz of Lincoln, Nebraska;...
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Joaquin Hernandez

October 31, 1946 - August 8, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Roselawn Funeral Home, Seagoville, TX.
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Dustin Daniel Hawley

November 23, 1977 - August 7, 2016

Dustin Daniel Hawley age 38 raised in Dallas, TX. Went to be with the Lord August 7, 2016. He was born November 23, 1977. He was birthed by Debra Green and birth father Keith Hawley and raised by his precious Grandparents Betty Sue & Ira Hawley.Dustin weighed 1 pound 6oz at birth. He proved to us from birth that he was a fighter. In November 2015 doctors gave him 2 months of life left. He...
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Pauline Ann Forman

April 9, 1925 - August 6, 2016

Pauline Ann Forman (91) of Forney, Texas went to her Heavenly Home August 8, 2016. She was born April 9, 1925 in Edgewood, Texas to George Ernest Dillard and Lela Pearl (Knight) Dillard. She is preceded in death by her parents; her loving husband George Murphy Forman; her twin brother Paul Dillard; sisters Inez Franks, Ruby Hulse and Opal Dillard and her son-in-law Mark Silvers.Left with...
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Eva Nelle Harris

March 6, 1932 - July 31, 2016

Eva Nelle Harris, 84, returned to her heavenly home on July 31, 2016. She was born on March 6, 1932 to parents Clifton Smith, Sr. and Annie Henson Smith.She is preceded in death by her parents Clifton and Annie, sisters Mildred Reed and Sammie Maxwell, and brothers T.B. Mills, Dillard Smith, and William Smith. Eva Nelle has three surviving sisters, Anna Bolton, Velma McDougald, and Carolyn Bynum,...
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June M. Couch

October 26, 1938 - July 31, 2016

June Marie Couch (77) of Combine, Texas, went home to the Lord on July 31, 2016. She was born in Dallas, Texas on October 26, 1938 to Jack and Ruth Marie (Whitley) Hopkins.She is preceded in death by her parents; her loving husband Orville G. Couch Jr.; her daughter Sheri and her granddaughter Andrea June.Left with cherished memories is her son Orville Couch III & wife Kathy; daughter Tammy...
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Norma Carnley Travis

March 2, 1944 - July 27, 2016

Norma Carnley Travis age 72 of Seagoville, Texas went to be with the Lord July 27, 2016 in Dallas, Texas. She was born March 2, 1944 in Diboll, Texas to Harvey Curtis & R. Hazel (McMains) Carnley. Norma graduated from Seagoville High School in 1961. She married her loving husband David Travis, July 3, 1961 at First Baptist Church of Seagoville. Norma worked in radio as a Traffic Administrator...
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David Charles Bode

June 27, 1938 - July 26, 2016

David Charles Bode born June 27, 1938 passed away on July 26, 2016 after a lengthy illness. David was born and raised in Dallas, TX, graduated from North Dallas High School, attended East Texas State University (Texas A&M-Commerce), served his country as a Sergeant in the United States Army, and was a self-made business man/owner in the trucking & racing industry. He retired to raise...
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Amador Rossi Garcia

August 11, 1950 - July 22, 2016

Amador Rossi Garcia passed away at Baylor Medical Center on July 22nd in Carrollton, Texas at the age of 65.Rossi is survived by his daughter Shannon Muller, her husband, Jarrod of Little Elm, Texas and his daughter Jessica Garcia of Pordenone, Italy. He is preceded in death by his parents V.O. and Celia Jaime of Alice, Texas Rossi was born on August 11, 1950 in Alice, Texas to V.O. and Celia...
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Ruth Smith

November 17, 1930 - July 16, 2016

Services for Ruth Smith, 85, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Roselawn Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens in Seagoville, preceded by visitation at 10 a.m.Mrs. Smith died Saturday in Allen after a long illness.She was born Nov. 17, 1930, in Benton, Ark., and married the love of her life, Jimmy Smith, on Sept. 25, 1949. The hardworking couple started a life together that would eventually see them move...
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Nelda Sue Monk

July 12, 1933 - July 15, 2016

Nelda Sue Monk age 83 of Dallas, Texas went to be with the Lord Friday, July 15, 2016 in Kemp, Texas. She was born in Waxahachie, Texas on July 12, 1933 to J. W. “Chick” & Margaret Catherine “Maggie” (Bishop) Owen. Sue enjoyed reading, playing computer games, drinking coffee and Dr. Peppers, dancing especially ”Ballroom” to which she and Bob competed in...
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Roy Gene Brown

October 1, 1933 - July 13, 2016

Roy Gene Brown age 82 of Dallas went to be with the Lord July 13, 2016 at his home in Dallas. He was born October 1, 1933 in Italy, TX to Frank & Juanice (Reeves) Brown. Roy loved his family, fishing, golfing, traveling, especially trips to Alaska and Colorado, and cooking. Roy was a great cook. He retired from Master Video Systems in Dallas after 50 plus years. He met the love of his...
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Carolyn J. Matthews

October 13, 1944 - July 11, 2016

Carolyn J. Matthews age 71 of Crandall, Texas went to be with the Lord July 11, 2016 at her home in Crandall. She was born October 13, 1944 in Brownsboro, Texas to Gene William & Fannie Mae (Speer) Matthews. Carolyn attended Brownsboro High School until she was a senior and graduated from Athens High School in 1962. She proudly served her country as a Marine. Carolyn retired from the City of...
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David Harold Beard

January 28, 1951 - July 6, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Roselawn Funeral Home, Seagoville, TX.
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Dorothy Risinger

January 1, 1931 - July 6, 2016

Dorothy Jean Risinger (85) of Seagoville, Texas went home to the Lord on July 6, 2016 in Dallas, Texas. She was born on January 1, 1931 in near Jasper, Texas to E.A. Cooper and Mamie Louise Westbrook Cooper.She is preceded in death by her parents and her brother Elmer Arthur Cooper. Those left with cherished memories are her loving and devoted husband of almost 68 years, J.S. Risinger; daughter...
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Billie O'Neal

February 17, 1931 - July 1, 2016

Billie “Yogi” O’Neal age 85 of Forney, Texas went to be with the Lord, July 1, 2016 in Franklin, Texas. She was born February 17, 1931 in Warsaw, Texas to Fred Douglas & Mildred (Wright) Rhoades. Billie grew up picking cotton in and around the Forney area, she was one of thirteen children. She loved to cook, the outdoors, fishing and going to the boats to gamble. Billie...
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Frederick Clark Mitchell

August 19, 1947 - June 24, 2016

Frederick Clark (Rick) Mitchell (68) passed away at his home in Seagoville, Texas Friday Afternoon. He was born in Houston, Texas on August 19, 1947.He is preceded in death by his parents Kenneth Mitchell and Joyce Calloway Hanvey; brother Ronny Mitchell; sister Patricia Mitchell and brother Craig Mitchell.Left with cherished memories is his wife of nearly 40 years, Diana Jean Mitchell. Also...
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Alan Valdez Rodriguez

March 9, 1961 - June 20, 2016

Alan V. Rodriguez age 55 of Dallas, went to be with the Lord June 20, 2016 at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. He died from complications of a recurrence of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and non-alcoholic cirrhosis. He was born March 9, 1961 in Dallas, TX to Albert & Jo Ann (Duncan) Rodriguez. Alan was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School in Dallas. He loved fast cars,...
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Mary Yvonne Rich

November 13, 1934 - June 14, 2016

Mary Yvonne Ryer Rich was born the 6th of 10 children in Kleburg, Texas on November 13, 1934 to Richard R. Ryer Sr. and Augusta Sylvania Ryer. She went home to the Lord on June 14, 2016 in Dallas, Texas. She is preceded in death by her parents; her loving husband James L. Rich; brothers Richard Ryer Jr., Joseph F. Ryer, James H. Ryer, John R. Ryer, Alvin T. Ryer and sister Joyce Marie Barnes.Left...
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James Clinton Hahn

July 1, 1922 - June 14, 2016

James Clinton Hahn age 93 of Dallas, TX went to be with the Lord June 14, 2016 in Dallas. He was born, July 1, 1922 in San Antonio, TX to Steven Douglas & Josephine (Meyers) Hahn. James graduated Forest Avenue High School in Dallas. He was a WWII veteran who served his country in the Navy. James belonged to the VFW and held many post throughout the years, he was also the Chaplain for the...
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Mary Belle Ballantine

October 26, 1922 - June 14, 2016

Mary Belle (Alexander) Ballatine (93) passed away in Kaufman, Texas on June 14, 2016. She was born in Kaufman County, Texas on October 26, 1922 to Malcomb and Susie Alexander.She is preceded in death by her parents; her loving husband James Ballantine; daughter Mary Elizabeth Starns; brothers Gean Alexander & Billie Dee Alexander and sister Willie Mae Faires.Left with cherished memories is...
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Jewell F. Helm

January 5, 1922 - June 13, 2016

Ms. Jewell Tucker Helm, age 94 a resident of Gulf Shores, Al and a native of Seagoville, TX passed awayMonday, June 13, 2016. Ms. Helm was a member of Seagoville Baptist Church in Seagoville, TX and attended Shell Banks Baptist Church in Gulf Shores, Al.Ms. Helm was preceded in death by her parents Charlie and Elsie Mae (Smith) Tucker, her husband, the love of her life Truitt Helm and her beloved...
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Wanda Nell Maxwell

November 28, 1938 - June 11, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Roselawn Funeral Home, Seagoville, TX.
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Matias Arredondo Flores

February 24, 1934 - June 8, 2016

Matias Arredondo Flores age 82, of Mesquite went to be with the Lord June 8, 2016 in Dallas, Texas. He was born February 24, 1934 in Beeville, Texas to Manuel Flores, Sr. and Delfina Arredondo. Matias was a Mr. Fix It could fix anything especially lawn mowers and cars. He enjoyed playing the accordion. Matias Married his loving wife Dora February 21, 1953 in Beeville, Texas and they later...
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Betty Sue Hawley

August 16, 1944 - June 7, 2016

Betty Sue Hawley (71) of Dallas, Texas went home to the Lord June 7, 2016. She was born in Mt. Vernon, Texas on August 16, 1944 to S.N. Massey and Charline Harper Massey. She is preceded in death by her parents and her sisters Mary Cooper and Brenda Cobb.Left with cherished memories is her loving and devoted husband of 58 years, Ira Hawley; son Keith Hawley; son Victor Hawley & wife Melissa;...
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Ralph Dean Jousan

September 25, 1946 - May 31, 2016

Ralph Dean Jousan was born September 25, 1946 in Tyler, Texas. He is preceded in death by his mother Mary Sweat, and his brother Glenn Fender.He is survived by his wife of 37 years Pat , son Justin Jousan and wife Bana, and son Benjamin Jousan.Ralph had two grandchildren. Jackson and Roxanna JousanIncluded in the list of loved ones are brothers Jerry Speir, Ron Fender and wife, Linda, and...
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Caleb Dean Haupt

May 28, 2016 - May 28, 2016

With the AngelsIf only the sky could open; And his dear little face I could see;Oh, what a wonderful feeling; I know would come over me.But he is with the Angels; Far from sin and pain;Where Jesus said: "Believe in Me; And thou shalt see him again" Caleb Dean Haupt, infant son of Charles E. and Aisha (Brookshire) Haupt, Jr. was welcomed into Heaven on May 28, 2016. While we were...
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Joyce A. Brown

February 13, 1944 - May 28, 2016

Joyce Ann Brown (72) of Balch Springs, Texas went home to the Lord on May 28, 2016. She was born in Ft. Smith Arkansas on February 13, 1944 to Paul Shaver and Florence McElroy Shaver.She is preceded in death by her parents; her loving husband George Brown Sr.; granddaughter Danielle Renea; sister Paula Stone and brother Bill Shaver.Left with cherished memories is her daughter Dallas Olthoff &...
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Delward Garlon Stracner

April 4, 1932 - May 24, 2016

Delward Garlon Stracner, Sr.Passed peacefully on May 24, 2016Del is survived by wife Barbara Hanson Stracner, son Delward G. Stracner, Jr. daughters Conzada Stracner and Dorina DeMay, son-in-law John DeMay, daughter-in-law Tammy Denby Stracner, two grandsons Nathan Stracner and Delward G. Stracner, III, granddaughter-in-law Sheena, great-grandson Shane Stracner and great-granddaughter Leila...
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Claudine Procter

October 4, 1944 - May 23, 2016

Claudine Procter age 71 of Terrell, TX went to be with the Lord May 23, 2016 in Terrell, TX. She was born October 4, 1944 in Hooks, TX to Claudy Lee & Nettie Loreene (Cass) Murray. Claudine loved and adored the Houston Texans, WWE wrestler Roman Raines, gardening and shopping for deals at thrift stores. She loved her Shih Tzu Muffin and her inherited grandchildren, Adolphus and Monisha and...
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Cecil Jefferson Farrell

December 1, 1925 - May 22, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Roselawn Funeral Home, Seagoville, TX.
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Arthur Guerrero

May 22, 1954 - May 21, 2016

Arthur Guerrero (61) of Dallas, Texas went home to the Lord on May 21, 2016. He was born in Blooming Grove, Texas on May 22, 1954 to Antonio Guerrero and Amelia Mendez.He is preceded in death by his parents his brother Raymond Guerrero and his step son Billy.Left with cherished memories is his loving and devoted wife of 33 years Eva Mae; brothers Tony Guerrero & wife Rebecca of Ennis, Raul...
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Doyle Ray Huddleston

January 28, 1940 - May 20, 2016

Doyle Ray Huddleston, age 76, of Seagoville went to be with the Lord May 20, 2016 in Sunnyvale, TX. He was born January 28, 1940 in Terrell, TX to Joe J. & Evie Inez (Turner) Huddleston. Doyle moved to Crandall, TX in 1955, where he met Bessie Ford. They married in 1957 and were married 59 years. They moved to Seagoville in 1970. Doyle owned multiple businesses over the years such as a...
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Hubert G. Latimer

December 4, 1927 - May 18, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Roselawn Funeral Home, Seagoville, TX.
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Dian D. Bounds

November 20, 1937 - May 17, 2016

Dian Dowling Bounds (78) of Forney, Texas went home to the Lord on May 17, 2016. She was born in Montgomery, Alabama on November 20, 1937 to Edward & Elsie Dowling. She is preceded in death by her loving husband Charles Edward Bounds.Left with cherished memories is her son Robert Bounds & wife Patricia; granddaughter Brianna Bounds; son Scott Bounds & wife Kim; granddaughters Alexis...
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Dian D. BOUNDS

November 20, 1937 - May 17, 2016

Dian Dowling Bounds (78) of Forney, Texas went home to the Lord on May 17, 2016. She was born in Montgomery, Alabama on November 20, 1937 to Edward & Elsie Dowling. She is preceded in death by her loving husband Charles Edward Bounds.Left with cherished memories is her son Robert Bounds & wife Patricia; granddaughter Brianna Bounds; son Scott Bounds & wife Kim; granddaughters Alexis...
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Dian D. BOUNDS

November 20, 1937 - May 17, 2016

Dian Dowling Bounds (78) of Forney, Texas went home to the Lord on May 17, 2016. She was born in Montgomery, Alabama on November 20, 1937 to Edward & Elsie Dowling. She is preceded in death by her loving husband Charles Edward Bounds.Left with cherished memories is her son Robert Bounds & wife Patricia; granddaughter Brianna Bounds; son Scott Bounds & wife Kim; granddaughters Alexis...
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Drew Lynn Scamperino

January 27, 1952 - May 17, 2016

Drew Lynn Scamperino age 64 of Combine, TX went to be with the Lord May 17, 2016. She was born January 27, 1954 in Omaha, NE to Willard James & Jacquelyn (Lonnecker) Morris. Drew was raised by her mother and stepfather Ross Scamperino.She loved her dogs and her job she was the manager of the Dollar General in Seagoville, TX.Drew was preceded in death by her parents Ross & Jacquelyn...
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Billie Fay Teaquist

April 20, 1925 - May 8, 2016

Billie Fay Teaquist age 91 of Crandall, TX went to be with the Lord May 8, 2016 in Seagoville, TX. She was born April 20, 1925 in Lisbon, TX to William Andrew & Fay D. (Calvert) Yowell. Billie graduated from Sunset High School in Oakcliff in 1942. She worked for Sears Roebuck for 32 years as an office manager, this is where she met her husband Bill Teaquist. Billie and her husband Bill loved...
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Manley Lafayette Bridges

August 4, 1929 - May 7, 2016

Manley Lafayette Bridges, 86, passed away on May 7, 2016. He was born on August 4, 1929 to Leonard and Hazel (Ellis) Bridges in Sardis, TN. Manley was born and raised in Tennessee, but moved to Seagoville in 1963. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Seagoville. Manley worked hard all of his life and was known for his air conditioning and heating business based here in...
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Shirley Jo Chambers

November 30, 1935 - May 5, 2016

Shirley Jo Chambers age 80 of Mesquite, went to be with the Lord May 5, 2016 at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. She was born November 30, 1935 in Hiram, TX to L. D. & Goldie (Boshears) Moore.Shirley graduated as valedictorian from Terrell High School. She met her loving husband of 62 years Clifton Chambers and they were married at a small ceremony in Dallas on April 30,1954 ...
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Jenny Roxana Abrego

July 16, 1991 - May 4, 2016

Jenny Roxana Abrego age 24 of Dallas went to be with the Lord May 4, 2016 in Dallas, TX. She was born July 16, 1991 in Dallas, TX to Cristobal & Ana (Gonzales) Abrego.Jenny leaves behind to cherish her memory her father Cristobal Abrego & wife Martha; mother Ana Rosebel; daughter Ruby Nebaeh Abrego; and brothers Oscar Ulises Zavala, Christopher Abrego and Daniel Alexander Abrego.Please...
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Glenna Dean McIllwain

May 5, 1925 - April 29, 2016

Glenna Dean (Downum) McIllwain (90) went home to the Lord on April 29, 2016. She was born in Springdale, Arkansas on May 5, 1925 to Louis Downum and Ruth (Farley) Downum. She is preceded in death by her parents, her son Clovis Eugene McIllwain, 4 brothers, 1 sister and the father of her children, James Clovis McIllwain.Left with cherished memories is her son Jimmy McIllwain; granddaughter Mary...
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Teresa Isamar Balderas

December 7, 1990 - April 28, 2016

Teresa Isamar Balderas age 25 of Garland, TX passed away April 28, 2016 at her home. She was born December 7, 1990 in Mexico to Martin Balderas & Luciana Martinez. Teresa was a graduate of Rowlett High School.She leaves behind to cherish her memory a son Armando Ramos Jr.; parents Martin Balderas & Luciana Martinez; three brothers and three sisters Maria Balderas, Dora Balderas, Martin...
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Jerry Cruz Garcia

October 6, 1976 - April 27, 2016

.Jerry Cruz Garcia, 39, passed away at his home on April 27, 2016. He was born on October 6, 1976 to Arthur Garcia and Dolores Martinez in El Paso, TX.Jerry lived in Port Isabel, TX until the age of 12 when he and his family moved to Garland, TX. A Christian by faith, Jerry was a charming and outgoing man. He had the “gift of gab” and it was often said that he could sell ice to...
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Ruth June Downing

June 12, 1935 - April 27, 2016

Ruth June Tullos age 80 of McKinney, Texas went to be with her Lord April 27, 2016 at her home in McKinney. She was born June 12, 1935 in Dallas, Texas to Ira Donald & Nell (Moore) Richey. Ruth worked as a sample maker seamstress for many years.She leaves behind to cherish her memory; four children, Nelda Redfield & husband Brad, Reba Webb & husband Jimmy, Debra Marks, James Tullos ...
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Dwaine Roger Rutherford

January 7, 1932 - April 24, 2016

Dwaine Roger Rutherford (84) of Dallas, Texas passed away at his home while surrounded by his family, on April 24, 2016. He was born in Comanche, Texas on January 7, 1932 to Noble and Jurline (Faulkner) Rutherford.Dwaine served his country as a member of the United States Navy. He retired in 1991 after 34 years of faithful service. He served in every conflict and war involving the United States,...
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Leavern Grubbs

February 19, 1932 - April 22, 2016

Rose Leavern Grubbs age 84 of Dallas, Texas went to be with her Lord Friday, April 22, 2016 in Dallas, Texas. She was born February 19, 1932 in Winnsboro, Texas to Noah Goldstone & Rose Ellen (Copeland) Couch Gregg.Leavern was a loving and kind Wife, Mother, Grandmother, and cherished by each and everyone who knew her. Her passion for art and life showed in her paintings that mirrored the...
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Darla Jean Caudill

April 6, 1939 - April 18, 2016

Darla Jean Caudill was born on April 6, 1939 in Bakersfield, California to Otis and Esther Mahoney. Darla went home to the Lord on April 18, 2016.She is preceded in death by her parents, her loving husband Elmer Lee, her brother Lloyd Mahoney, her sister Helen Adams and grandson David Clyde Collum.Left with cherished memories is her son Mark Caudill, daughter Lea Ann Watson & husband Rick,...
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Joe Fanning

December 30, 1958 - April 6, 2016

Joseph “Joe” Edward Fanning, 57, passed away peacefully on April 6, 2016. He was born on December 30, 1958 to Jerry D. and Patsty (Hulan) Fanning in Dallas, TX.Joe never met a stranger; everyone that crossed his path became a lifelong friend. He loved to fish, hunt and golf. Joe also enjoyed cooking and having pool parties for all of his family and friends. He was “bigger than...
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Dewey Weaver

July 26, 1931 - April 5, 2016

Dewey Weaver (84) of Seagoville, Texas went home to the Lord on April 5, 2016. He was born in Martins Mill, Texas on July 26, 1931 to Columbus Franklin and Edna (Head) Weaver.Dewey was always smiling, he never met a stranger and he was loved by everyone who knew him.Dewey faithfully served the Lord. He was a lay minister and ministered in nursing homes, prisons and wherever he was called to do so...
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Peggy Hackelton

February 2, 1941 - April 3, 2016

Peggy (Rogers) Hackelton, 75, passed away peacefully on April 3, 2016. She was born to Joe Newman and Nora Ewer (Ferris) Rogers on February 2, 1941 in New Boston, TX. Peggy and her family moved to Dallas when she was a child and was raised in this area. In the early 1960’s, she began an almost 20 year career working at Keller’s Drive in as a car-hop and eventually was promoted to...
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Lillie Lois Wooley

December 27, 1923 - April 2, 2016

Lillie Lois (Wright) Wooley, 92, passed away on April 2, 2016 at her home in Granbury, TX. She was born to Lona Lois and Gracie Gertrude (Word) Wright on December 27, 1923 in Menard, TX. Lois was a 1939 graduate of Menard High School and later moved to Seagoville, where she and her husband lived for 50 years. They were the owners and operators of the Seagoville Suburbia Newspaper for over 40...
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Lewis Henry Hammonds

April 9, 1943 - April 1, 2016

Lewis Henry Hammonds, Damage Control Chief, United States Navy Retired, age 72 passed away at his home April 1, 2016 in Kapolei, Hawaii.Lewis was born in Athens, Texas on April 9, 1943 to Louis Minis Hammonds and Lillie Mae Vick. He grew up in Rice and joined the United States Navy at the age of 17, Lewis retired from the Navy in 1990 and went to work with the Immigration and Naturalization...
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Roger Dale Curnel

August 3, 1944 - March 30, 2016

Roger Dale Curnel was born in Livingston County, Kentucky on August 3, 1944 and passed away peacefully at his home in Carrollton, Tx. on March 30, 2016.Left with cherished memories is his loving and devoted wife of 51 years, Linda Gail Curnel; son James Dale Curnel & wife Amy of Frisco, Tx.; brothers Alton Lawrence Curnel Sr. of Olivehill, Tn. and William Stanley Curnel of Hartselle Al.;...
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Norman Blaine Lewis

March 30, 2016

Norman Blaine Lewis, 76, went to be with the Lord on March 30, 2016. He was born to Richard Wayne and Lela (Overman) Lewis on February 19, 1940 in Macedonia, Iowa. Norm was a true, all-around cowboy. In his early years he raised cattle, farmed and also raised rodeo stock that supplied rodeos in Iowa, Nebraska and Missouri. He was a terrific man and could fix anything, he had the innate talent of...
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James Dale Lenamond

June 9, 1954 - March 29, 2016

James Dale Lenamond (61) passed away at his home in Hutchins, Texas on March 29, 2016. He was born in Dallas, Texas on June 9, 1954 to James Douglas and Lottie Ann (Wilder) Lenamond.James Dale worked most of his life with his family at the family business, Lenamond Auto Supply, in Dallas.James Dale enjoyed fishing, coin collecting and listening to music. He was an avid fan of classic rock music,...
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Vernon Self

February 7, 1943 - March 25, 2016

Vernon James Self, 73, passed away peacefully and surrounded by his family, at his home on March 25, 2016. He was born to Holmes and Mary (Riggs) Self on February 7, 1943 in Madill, Oklahoma. Vernon was born in a log cabin, in what he referred to as the “back 40 in Madill” and moved to Dallas as a young boy. He was a 1961 graduate of W.W. Samuel High School. Vernon proudly served...
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Virginia Dianne Deuvall

December 16, 1951 - March 22, 2016

Virginia Dianne Deuvall (64) of Seagoville, Texas went home to the Lord on March 22, 2016. She was born in Dallas, Texas on December 16, 1951.She is preceded in death by her father Harold Walter Blanchard; mother Aloah Delores ( Kelly) Knight; step father Eugene R. Knight; sister Sharon Clark and brother Norman Kelly Blanchard.Virginia was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt....
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Jacob Nicholas Biczo

June 25, 1996 - March 12, 2016

Jacob Nicholas Biczo, 19, joined his Lord and Savior in heaven on March 12, 2016. He was born on June 25, 1996 to Kimberlee Walker and Eric Biczo in Mesquite, TX. Jacob was a 2014 graduate of Bryan Adams High School in Dallas, TX. He had a big heart and was larger than life, he never met a stranger and was always willing to help anyone while sparing no expense. He was saved at First Baptist...
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Pleasant Ware Carter

January 31, 1927 - March 9, 2016

Pleasant Ware Carter Jr. went home to the Lord on March 9, 2016. He was born in Dallas, Texas on January 31, 1927. He is preceded in death by his parents, Pleasant Ware Carter Sr. and Lura May (Joplin) Carter, and his brothers Herman Carter and Raymond Carter.P.W. was very proud of his Choctaw Native American Indian heritage.He faithfully served his country in the United States and Navy and The...
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Veiva Jean Campbell

January 31, 1936 - March 9, 2016

Veiva Jean (Weaver) Campbell went home to her Lord and Savior on March 9, 2016. She was born to Tolbert and Marie (Kyle) Weaver on January 31, 1936 in Gurtie, OK. Jean was a very unique person and never met a stranger. She loved everybody and with her gracious, caring soul, always wanted to help them in any way that she could. She retired from Mesquite Community Hospital after 20 years of...
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Howard Glen Thomas

April 12, 1936 - March 8, 2016

Howard Glen Thomas, 79 went to be with his Lord and Savior on March 8, 2016. He was born in Quanah, TX on April 12, 1936, the fifth of eight children born to RT and Annie Routh (Akers) Thomas. Howard attended Amarillo High School in Amarillo, TX and was a member of the Church of Christ. He started in the vacuum and sewing machine industry in 1955, working as a sales representative for the...
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Gary Blackwell

January 29, 1958 - March 7, 2016

Gary Wayne Blackwell, Sr., passed away at his home on March 7, 2016. He was born on January 29, 1958 to James Edward and Virginia Mae (Hickey) Blackwell in Dallas, TX. Gary was born and raised in the Dallas area. He was an excellent carpet-layer and worked for over 30 years for Custom Installation Artists in Garland. Gary loved football, dirt track racing, shooting dice and having a cold beer....
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Weldon Duane Wells

October 2, 1950 - March 4, 2016

Weldon Duane Wells (65) of Seagoville, Texas went home to the Lord on March 4, 2016. He was born in Denton, Texas on October 2, 1950 to Roger Woodrow Wells and Juanita Pauline (Smith) Wells.Weldon acquired a disability at a young age which left him unable to work. Although disabled, Weldon stayed busy. He liked to visit with family and friends and lend a helping hand whenever he could. He enjoyed...
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Wayne Lee Dennis

January 27, 1940 - February 25, 2016

Wayne Lee Dennis, 76, passed away on February 25, 2016 in Carrollton, TX. He was born on January 27, 1940 to Earnest and Francis (Turley) Dennis in Longview, TX. Wayne, also known as Denny, was a master auto technician and worked on cars all the time. He enjoyed working on them with his son and arguing about how to fix them. Wayne was a fanatic sports fan. Having played semi-pro baseball for the...
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Harvey Wayne Murchison

October 26, 1929 - February 23, 2016

Wayne Murchison (86) of Seagoville went home to the Lord on February 23, 2016. He was born in Bardwell, Texas on October 26, 1929 to Harvey Wayne Murchison and Ada (Haney) Murchison.He is preceded in death by his parents; his brothers Jack, David Lester and Ray; his sisters Tyna, Bessie and Ruth and his son Larry Wayne Murchison.Wayne was a truck driver by trade. He retired from Frozen Food...
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Jason Picus

September 19, 1975 - February 18, 2016

Jason Michael Picus, 40, ran into the waiting arms of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ February 18, 2016. He was born September 19, 1975 to Gerald and Marsha Picus in Dallas, Texas. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother Pat Herrington and his paternal grandparents Irving and Sue Picus. Left with cherished memories are his father and mother Gerald and Marsha Picus; grandfather Gene...
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Christy Sullivan

September 29, 1972 - February 16, 2016

Christy Michelle Sullivan, 43, passed away on February 16, 2016 in Irving, TX. She was born on September 29, 1972 to Bradley and Liberty (Martinez) Sullivan in Dallas, TX. Christy was born and raised in Dallas, TX and was a Christian by faith. She was known as being a very kind hearted and joyful soul that loved to play jokes on her family and friends. Christy enjoyed decorating, making...
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Terri Ann Spurgeon

December 19, 1962 - February 15, 2016

Terri Ann Spurgeon-Espy (53) of Scurry, Texas passed away in Dallas, Texas on February 15, 2016. She was born December 19, 1962 in Dallas, Texas to Marvin Wilkins Sr. and Ethel Marie (Richardson) Wilkins. She is preceded in death by her parents; her brother Michael Wilkins and her nephew Marvin Wilkins III.Terri was a loving and wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt. She adored her...
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William Earl Hopkins

June 10, 1941 - February 7, 2016

On February 7, 2016, William Earl (Cody) Hopkins (74) passed away at his home in Balch Springs, Texas while surrounded by his family. He was born in Prairie View, Texas on June 10, 1941 to Roy Earl Hopkins and Ellen Gertrude (McDonald) Hopkins. He is preceded in death by his parents and his sister Bobbi Walker.Left with cherished memories is his loving wife of 24 years, Sylvia; son Earl Wayne...
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Francisca C. Martinez

December 3, 1948 - February 5, 2016

Francisca C. Martinez (67) went home to the Lord on February 5, 2016. She was born in McAllen, Texas on December 3, 1948 to Enrique Castillo and Eduarda Martinez.She is preceded in death by her parents, one sister and one brother. Left with cherished memories is her daughter Linda Bryant & husband James of Jacksonville, Florida; daughter Martha Elena Mena & husband Martin of Mesquite,...
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Gary Gillispie

March 20, 1952 - February 1, 2016

Gary R. Gillispie passed away peacefully at his home in Crandall, Texas on February 1, 2016. He was born in Crosby North Dakota on March 20, 1952 to Louis and Anita (Hurt) Gillispie.Gary lived most of his life in Crandall. He was very active in the community; he was a former member of the Crandall City Council. He served his community as a member of the Crandall Volunteer Fire Department and was...
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Betty Lue Jenkins

February 16, 1943 - January 31, 2016

Betty Lue Jenkins went home to the Lord on January 31, 2016. She was born in Corpus Christi, Texas on February 16, 1943 to Ray and Ethel (Smithheart) Winchester.She is preceded in death by her parents; her loving husbands Dorsey Lee Cummings and Mike Jenkins, and by her grandson Billy Wayne Cummings.Left with cherished memories is her children: Sonny Cummings, Carl Lee Cummings, Christina Albert...
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Elias Lopez

May 14, 1952 - January 30, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Roselawn Funeral Home, SEAGOVILLE, TX.
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Wanda Joy McKenzie

October 16, 1932 - January 27, 2016

Wanda Joy (Baldwin) McKenzie, 83, passed away on January 27, 2016 in Dallas, TX. She was born on October 16, 1932 to Jasper and Iva (Jordan) Baldwin in Kaufman, TX. Joy was raised in the Ola area of Kaufman before moving to the Rylie area where she and husband, Harold began their family. She was known for her excellent cooking and utilized food that she had grown and canned herself. Joy would...
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Frances L. Kirby

July 30, 1932 - January 26, 2016

Frances Lee (Valentine) Kirby, 83, passed away on January 26, 2016 in Kaufman, TX. She was born on July 30, 1932 to ClaudeValentine and was raised by MamieMcMurray. Frances was a devout Catholic and attended parochial schools growing up in Dallas. She worked as a secretary at a Houston law firm and then returned to Dallas and beganworking for the Dallas County Tax Office until retiring in 2003....
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Michelle Michelle Thomas

March 15, 1978 - January 26, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Roselawn Funeral Home, SEAGOVILLE, TX.
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Myrtle Irene Walker

February 28, 1927 - January 26, 2016

Myrtle Irene Walker (88) went home to the Lord on January 26, 2016. She was born in Avery, Texas on February 28, 1927 to Irl Holloway and Minnie Christine (McPeak) Holloway. She is preceded in death by her parents; her loving husband Elton Walker; her granddaughter Angie Wood and 6 siblings.Left with cherished memories is her daughter Linda Morris & fiancé Larry Morisch; granddaughter...
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Albert A. Jolly

August 31, 1936 - January 23, 2016

Albert Alvis Jolly, Sr., 79, passed away on January 23, 2016 in Dallas, TX. He was born on August 31, 1936 to Atlas Jolly and Lavada Ethridge of New Albany, MS. Al was raised in Memphis, TN and moved to Dallas, TX in the early 60’s and lived the remainder of his life in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Affectionately known as “Big Al” to his friends and family, he worked at The...
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Albert A. Jolly

August 31, 1936 - January 23, 2016

Albert Alvis Jolly, Sr., 79, passed away on January 23, 2016 in Dallas, TX. He was born on August 31, 1936 to Atlas Jolly and Lavada Ethridge of New Albany, MS. Al was raised in Memphis, TN and moved to Dallas, TX in the early 60’s and lived the remainder of his life in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Affectionately known as “Big Al” to his friends and family, he worked at The...
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Mary Jo Stacy

July 21, 1922 - January 23, 2016

Mary Jo Stacy, a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and cousin, passed away on January 23, 2016. She was born on July 21, 1922 in Dallas to Charles and Mabel Adams. She spent her childhood in the towns of Frisco, Kemp, Forney and Crandall but moved to Dallas after graduating top in her class from Forney High School. Her first job picking cotton with her dad, helped make...
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Ashley Paul Jarvis

February 5, 1940 - January 19, 2016

Ashley Paul Jarvis passed away at his home in Seagoville, Texas on January 19, 2016. He was born in Dallas, Texas on February 5, 1940 to Ashley P. Jarvis and Myrtice May (McDaniel) Jarvis.He is preceded in death by his parents and his loving wife Wanda.Left with cherished memories is his daughter Tina Rheinlander; grandson Cody Rheinlander; great granddaughter Lexey Kay Rheinlander; step son Dave...
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Ann Elisabeth Wilson

October 27, 1954 - January 17, 2016

Ann Elisabeth Bettina Wilson was born on October 27, 1954, in Mainz, Germany. She passed away on January 17, 2016 at her home in Combine, TX resulting from a long term illness. Ann was an avid quilter and was a member of the Kaufman Quilt Guild. Ann was a Cook Supervisor for 23 years employed by the Federal Bureau of Prisons before retiring in 2011. She is survived by her lifelong companion...
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Lisa Camille Murphy

May 22, 1962 - January 14, 2016

Lisa Camille Murphy (53) of Seagoville, Texas went home to the Lord on January 14, 2016. She was born in Memphis, Tennessee on May 22, 1962 to Russell Eugene Reid and Margaret Imogene (Pannell) Reid.She is preceded in death by her parents and her daughter Rachel.Left with cherished memories is her loving and devoted husband of 33 years, Marty; her daughter Ashley Williams & husband Wade;...
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Kenneth Hazelip

August 5, 1939 - January 14, 2016

Kenneth Dalh Hazelip, 76, passed away on January 14, 2016 in Dallas, TX. He was born on August 5, 1939 to Kenneth and Johnnie (Wyble) Hazelip in Dallas, TX. Kenneth proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army. He was Chairman of the Deacons at Point View Baptist Church in Combine, TX and supervised the construction of the current sanctuary for the church. Kenneth enjoyed...
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Benjamin Joe O'Steen

January 13, 2016 - January 13, 2016

Heaven welcomed another angel, Benjamin Joe O’Steen on January 13, 2016. Infant son of Shari McCaskill and Christopher O’Steen, he was born on January 13, 2016 in Sunnyvale, Tx. Angel of my TearsHow do you love a person who never got to be,or try to envision a face you never got to see?How do you mourn the death of one who never got to live.When there's nothing to feel good about...
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Appleton Mericle

March 10, 1932 - January 11, 2016

Appleton Mericle Jr. (83) of Balch Springs, Texas went home to the Lord on January 11, 2016. He was born in Woodlake, Texas on March 10, 1932 to Appleton Mericle Sr. and Alice Lee (Simons) Mericle.He is preceded in death by his parents and his loving wife Minnie.Left with cherished memories is his daughter Darla Taylor & husband Dan; grandson Evan Taylor & wife Macey and great...
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Roxie A. Dearmore

July 20, 1927 - January 8, 2016

Roxie Ann (Selby) DearmoreBorn July 20, 1927Born again 1935Went home to be with her Lord January 8, 2016 Roxie Ann Selby was born to Earl and Betty Selby as the fourth of five children and has been preceded to heaven by her husband, Roy Franklin Dearmore, her eldest grandson Eric, her parents, Earl and Betty, her sisters Maxine and Lorene, and her brother Earl Jr. She is survived by her younger...
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Boyd Wayne Kinney

December 29, 1945 - January 8, 2016

Boyd Wayne Kinney (70) of Mesquite, Texas went home to the Lord on January 8, 2016. He was born in Maples, Texas on December 29, 1945 to Jesse Boyd Kinney and Ruby Marie ( Moss) Kinney.He is preceded in death by his parents; his brother Ronnie Kinney and his loving wife Patsy Lee Kinney.Left with treasured memories to cherish is his son John Kinney & wife Linda; his daughter Debbie Fassoth ...
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Roger William Moore

July 26, 1955 - January 8, 2016

Roger William Moore (60) of Seagoville, Texas went home to the Lord on January 8, 2016. He was born in Dallas, Texas on July 26, 1955 to Alfred and Ruthie Louise (Stockwell) Moore.He is preceded in death by his parents; brother Ricky “Tiger” Moore; brother Rodney Moore and nephew Anthony Moore.Left with fond memories to hold and cherish are his daughter Renea Moore, son Ryan Moore ...
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James Corder

July 4, 1929 - January 5, 2016

James Durwood Corder, 86, passed away on January 5, 2016 at his home in Combine, TX. He was born on July 4, 1929 to Archie Franklin and Velma Ruth (Blackman) Corder in Scurry, TX. James was a 32nd degree active member of the Masonic Lodge in Scurry, TX and had been a member since 1957. He was retired from Ray’s Sporting Goods in Dallas, TX after 30 years of service as a gunsmith. James...
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Kazuko Bryant

August 25, 1928 - January 4, 2016

Kazuko (Harada) Bryant, 87, passed away on January 4, 2016 in Mesquite, TX. She was born on August 25, 1928 to Saburo and Fuji (Hisayama) Harada in Korea. Kazuko worked as an administrative secretary at the Naval Air Station in Iwakuni, Japan, where she met her husband of 57 years, Verlon Bryant. She also sang in the Protestant church choir and upon Verlon’s discharge they moved to Texas...
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Zack David Mefford

December 6, 1950 - January 1, 2016

Zack David Mefford, 65, passed away on January 1, 2016 in Dallas, TX. He was born on December 6, 1950 to Z.M. and Maggie (Mance) Mefford in Dallas, TX. Zack entered the US Marine Corps. at the age of 17 and proudly served his country. He received the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal and the Rifle Sharpshooter Badge and was Honorably Discharged after four...
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