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Betty Mastick

March 26, 1935 - January 16, 2021

Betty Mastick was born March 26, 1935 in Springfield, Illinois to the late Lola Sands Cook and Robert O. Cook. In 1953, she was married to Ford Mastick. After moving to Jackson, Tennessee, she became Vice President and General Manager of WDXI Radio and WJHR. A member of the Tennessee Association of Broadcasters, she was the first female to serve on the board of directors. After leaving...
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Bobby Lynn Luttrull

December 20, 1936 - January 12, 2021

Bobby Lynn Luttrull, 84, of Garland, Texas passed away in Richardson, Texas on January 12, 2021. He was born December 20, 1936 in Wolf City, Texas to Robert & Lillian (Smithers) Luttrull.
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Clara Vandagriff

October 20, 1934 - January 9, 2021

Clara Mae (Ferguson) Vandagriff passed away on January 9, 2021 after a brief Covid illness. Born on October 20, 1934, to Thomas Clark and Beattie Bernice (Cross) Ferguson of Leonard Texas, she was the youngest sister of four; Lois Inez (Ferguson) Reavis, Cora Lee (Ferguson) Swartz, and Doral Dean (Ferguson) Little. All her sisters preceded her in death. Though losing her father at age four, she...
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J C Miller, Jr.

December 18, 1952 - January 6, 2021

JC Miller Jr. (Johnny Miller) JC was born December 18, 1952 in Denton TX to JC Miller, Sr. & Eva Eddene Miller. He moved to Garland as a small child and lived there most of his life. He passed away due to Covid-19 complications on Jan 6, 2021, at the age of 68. He is proceeded in death by his parents and an infant daughter, Melissa Ann Miller. He graduated from South Garland High...
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Catherine Baker

January 9, 1940 - January 5, 2021

Catherine Baker, 80, of Wylie, Texas, passed away on January 5, 2021. Her life was focused on her nursing career and her grandchildren. Catherine is survived by her children; Donita and husband Bob Potts of Wylie, TX.; Douglas and wife Robbyn Baker; and Diane and husband Todd Zimmerman; grandchildren; Melissa and Chase Whidden, Bobby and Devan Zimmerman, Pasha Potts, Christopher Zimmerman,...
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Bruce Curran

August 15, 1954 - January 5, 2021

Bruce Edward Curran, of Murphy, Texas, died January 5 of complications related to COVID-19. He was 66. A lifelong proud Texan, Bruce was born in Corpus Christi on August 15, 1954, to Peter Hilliard and Rose Etta Curran. As a child, he was an avid reader, though not always a fan of school. He once walked two miles home from elementary school because it bored him—much to the dismay of his...
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Esther Masih

December 14, 1949 - January 4, 2021

Our beloved mother and wife, Esther W Masih, went to be with the Lord on the evening of January 4th 2021 surrounded by her loving family at the age of 71. Esther passed away peacefully after experiencing complications of COVID-19 at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, TX. Esther was born in Koharianwali; Punjab, India on December 14, 1949 to Kirpal and Taro Masih. Her father called her "my tara"...
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Naomi Reed

February 26, 1927 - January 4, 2021

Naomi Lee Reed, 93, passed away January 4, 2021, at her home in Fairview, Texas, surrounded by her family. She was born February 26, 1927, in Naples, Texas, daughter of W. E. and Pearl Ballard, and the youngest of six children. Naomi moved to Dallas in the early 1940s with her sisters and rode the streetcar to work in Downtown. She married Devon Reed, Sr., after he returned from serving in...
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Betty Light

June 1, 1934 - January 3, 2021

After a long a fruitful life Betty Jo Light passed away in her sleep on January 2nd, Saturday at 9:30 pm at Mayberry Gardens Assisted Living and Memory Care Homes. She was 86 years old. The cause of death was cardiac arrest. Betty was born the youngest of eight children to Royal Williams and Mattie Williams (nee Cely) in Jacksonville, Texas on June 1st, 1934. She grew up poor but she loved...
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Terry Kathryn Parrish

June 30, 1952 - January 3, 2021

Terry Kathryn Parrish, age 68 passed away on January 3, 2021. She was born June 30, 1952 in Dallas, Texas. She was preceded in death by her father Taylor Kenneth Locke, her mother Virginia Dell Bowles Locke and sister, Cheryl Howard. She is survived by her daughter Monica Hardman; grandchildren Collin, Seth, Emily and Grayce; her brother Larry Locke and wife Linda, and her sister Tracy Custer...
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Johnnye Pearl Creek

March 27, 1941 - December 15, 2020

Johnnye Pearl Box Creek, born in Hazlehurst, MS and a resident of Lexington Medical Lodge in Farmersville, TX, departed this life on the 15th day of December, 2020 at the age of 79. She is preceded in death by her parents, Hazel Hennington Box and John Preston Box; her brother John Philip Box; and her husband Bruce Langdon Creek. She is survived by her sister, Cherie Box Taylor; her...
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Francisco Alvizo

June 21, 1946 - December 14, 2020

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Ramon Alvizo

October 11, 1948 - December 12, 2020

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Leah M. Shea

March 30, 1931 - December 9, 2020

Leah Mae Bernadette Shea was born in St Louis, Missouri in 1931 to Herman and Margaret Balkenbush and died at the age of 89 in Wylie TX. Growing up in the 30's, she walked two miles in the snow and rode city buses to get to and from school. Always enterprising, Leah was the first in her class to gain employment at Woolworth's, the premium Dime Store, when just 14 years old; and always...
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Margaret Golden

October 2, 1945 - December 7, 2020

Margaret Frances Golden, 75, of Sachse, TX, passed away on December 7, 2020 at Methodist Richardson Medical Center in Richardson, Tx. A graveside service will be held Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 2:00pm at Lake View Cemetery in Lavon, TX with Wesley Keyes officiating. Arrangements for the service are made by Charles W. Smith & Sons Funeral Home. Margaret (Peggy) was born in El Paso, TX to...
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John Franklyn McCoy, Jr.

December 6, 1946 - December 4, 2020

JOHN FRANKLIN MCCOY, JR. GARLAND, TX – John Franklin McCoy, Jr., 73, died December 4, 2020 at home after a long physical battle. He was born December 6, 1946 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. John graduated from Hempfield High School and following graduation, he served with the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War as an interpreter. His military career started in Texas but he lived in...
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Cody Armstrong Spinks

April 26, 1993 - November 30, 2020

Cody Armstrong Spinks, 27, of Baytown, TX, passed away 0n 11-30-20, in Baytown. Cody was born in Cypress, TX. He lived in the Tomball, TX area before moving to Rowlett, TX in 2004. He attended Rowlett High School and graduated in 2011. Cody enjoyed all sports from teams to extrems. From an early age Cody pushed the limits and climbed new heights, most notably the Rowlett water tower....
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Dale Brogdon

December 25, 1941 - November 30, 2020

Dorman Dale Brogdon, 78, of Sachse, TX, passed away on Monday, November 30, 2020 after a short struggle with COVID-19. Dale was born on December 25, 1941 in Cartwright, TX to Dan and Nadyne (Scoggin) Brogdon. He graduated from Quitman High School in 1960 and then received a degree from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, TX in 1963. He served in the US Army from 1963-1966 at Fort...
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Alice Nan Smith

June 25, 1932 - November 26, 2020

Alice Nan Smith was born on June 25, 1932 in Mineola, TX to Wylie F. Wade and Vivian (Cosby) Wade. She passed away on Thursday, November 26, 2020 in Rowlett, TX at the age of 88. Loving wife to Bobby Ray for 72 years and grandmother to Jeffrey and Chadley. She loved to garden and worked for Eli Lilly where she retired. She is survived by her husband Bobby Ray, grandsons Jeffrey Beene and...
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Arlie James Lewis

August 5, 1940 - November 25, 2020

Arlie James "Jim" Lewis, 80, of Garland, passed away on November 25, 2020 at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. Jim was born August 5, 1940, in Henryetta, Oklahoma, to Charles Arlie and Nadine (Caywood) Lewis. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1964, with a bachelor's degree in mathematics. As part of his education at OU, he took every course the university offered in...
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Amanda Lauren Head

July 23, 1985 - November 23, 2020

Amanda was born on July 23, 1985 in Plano, TX to David Head and Dianne Martin. She gained her wings on November 23, 2020 in McKinney, TX. Amanda was preceded in death by her grandparents, Jackie & James A. Martin, James Head, Mary Wooldridge , and Reta & Dean Schlesinger. She is survived by her three children Angela Marie, Amy Lee, and Aiden Tyler. Her boyfriend Jason Skinner of Princeton...
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Bradley Dibble

August 7, 1979 - November 21, 2020

Brad was born in Dallas, TX, on August 7, 1979. He grew up in Garland, TX, and graduated in 1998, from South Garland High School. Brad married his high school sweetheart, Amy. When he was not working, you would find Brad doing the things he loved. Brad loved the outdoors. Some of his favorite things to do were go hunting and fishing with family and friends. He loved being the Captain of the...
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Patricia Kelley

March 21, 1949 - November 18, 2020

Trisha Kelley, sister, wife, mother, and awesome boss-lady, passed away on Wednesday, November 18. She was 71 years old. Trisha was the youngest of Charles and Midge Kelley's three daughters. As a young person Trisha played tennis and field hockey, but her real favorite sport was show jumping. She had a real gift for not just riding horses, but also training them – her ability to lead by...
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Khoi Dinh

February 12, 1947 - November 18, 2020

With our trust and hope in our Living God and Jesus Christ our Savior, we're letting you know that Mr. KHOI KHAC DINH Born on Februay 12, 1947 in Haiphong, Vietnam, has fought the good fight, has finished the race, and has kept the faith" (II Timothy 4:7) The Lord called him home on November 18th, 2020 at 7:20 am at Methodist Richardson Medical Center, Texas at the age of 73. ...
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June Aleta McGee Singletary

August 17, 1959 - November 12, 2020

June Aleta McGee Singletary was born on August 17, 1959 to Charles Lester and June Oneta McGee and passed on November 12, 2020 at Methodist Hospital Richardson. June was a member of Abundant Praise Fellowship in Rowlett, TX. She worked for Garland Independent School District as a CTA at Freeman Elementary for 24 years. She previously worked at Micropac Industries for 18 years. ...
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Pat Cornehl

January 13, 1934 - November 12, 2020

Pat Cornehl, 86, of Sachse, Texas passed away November 12, 2020 in Richardson, Texas. She was born January 13, 1934 in Dallas, Texas to Ewell D. and Imogene (Mott) Herr. She graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in Dallas, Texas in 1951. She was employed by American Airlines in the 1950's as a flight attendant. She was also employed by Restland Memorial Park in Dallas, Texas. She met her...
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Glynn Roland Bailey

November 16, 1961 - November 9, 2020

Glynn Roland Bailey, 58, of Garland, Texas passed away on November 9, 2020 in Plano, Texas. Glynn was born on November 16, 1961 in Abilene, Texas to Marvin Ronald and Judy Kay (Nedbalek) Bailey. Glynn was a member of Shiloh Worship Center and was in construction. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, riding motorcycles, and riding unicycles. Glynn loved his Lord, family, and friends; and was always...
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Tresa Ann Sommers

April 19, 1951 - November 8, 2020

Tresa Ann Sommers, loving wife, mother, and grandmother, passed away on Sunday November 8, 2020 at the age of 69. Tresa was born on April 19, 1951 in Dallas, TX to Wayne Welch and Mary Jo (Watson) Coryell. Tresa married Gerald (Jerry) Sommers on July 17, 1976 and had one son, Christopher. Tresa worked a variety of jobs including private investigator, medical x-ray technician, and commercial...
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William Bruce Wisley, Sr.

May 9, 1932 - November 8, 2020

After serving 2 active years in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War as both a cook and a gunner, William Bruce Wisley, Sr. (Bill) ran home to marry his sweetheart, Bonnie Lou Cokerham. They started off their 68 years of marriage together by attending Letourneau College in Longview, Texas, where their first child (Deborah) was born. Bill was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on May 9, 1932 to...
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Constance Young

January 17, 1935 - October 23, 2020

Constance Jeanette (Smith) Young, age 85, of Garland Texas, passed away peacefully on October 23, 2020 surrounded by her family as she departed into the presence of the loving arms of Jesus. Connie was truly loved by all who ever had the privilege of knowing her. She consistently modeled love, kindness, and grace to family, friends, and all who shared her journey. Connie married the love of...
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Christopher Warhurst

July 26, 1968 - October 21, 2020

Christopher Paul Warhurst, a senior director of systems engineering and Aggie, passed away on Wednesday, October 21st, 2020 at the age of 52. Chris was born in Ft Worth, TX on July 26th,1968. He graduated from Western Hills High School in Fort Worth and received a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M in College Station. Chris was the father of three children: Ashley Marquez,...
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John Ray

April 10, 1930 - October 21, 2020

John Edward Ray, age 90, passed away October 21, 2020. He was born April 10, 1930 in Waldo, Arkansas to Jewell and Marie Ray. He married the love of his life, Patsy Ray, on Christmas day in 1953. For almost 67 years, they exemplified the beauty of a Godly marriage. Patsy passed away on September 30. Johnny followed her 21 short days later. Today, they can once again hold one another without the...
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Fazal Masih

January 1, 1931 - October 14, 2020

Rev. Fazal Masih passed away on October 14, 2020, at the age of 89 in Dallas TX. Rev. Masih was born on January 1, 1931, in Narwal, Pakistan. At the age of 12, he went to Amritsar, Punjab, India with his uncle to further his education. At the age of 23, he dedicated his life as a servant of the Lord. He served the Lord for 65 years by working with the Church of Pakistan as a Pastor. In the year...
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Judy Edwards

September 23, 1944 - October 14, 2020

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Paul Verges

May 9, 1952 - October 8, 2020

With great sadness we announce the loss of our beloved husband & father, Paul Joseph Verges aka "Papa", on October 8, 2020 after a long courageous battle with cancer. He was born on May 9, 1952 in Manchester, England to Joseph & Margaret Verges. Paul enjoyed life to the fullest and loved his family and friends. He enjoyed spending his time fishing, playing golf, dancing, eating seafood,...
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Joseph Paulin

May 17, 1948 - October 7, 2020

Joseph A (Joe) Paulin was born May 17, 1948 to Joseph and Dorothy Paulin in Holyoke, MA. They lived in South Hadley, MA until the flood of 1951 which forced a move to Granby. Granby is where Joe called home through his High School graduation. He was very active as a youth, playing both soccer and baseball for Granby HS. He participated in Scouting programs, starting in Cub Scouts, attaining the...
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Nancy Faye Townsend

January 20, 1944 - September 30, 2020

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Patsy Jean Ray

October 11, 1934 - September 30, 2020

Patsy Jean Ray, age 86, passed away September 30, 2020. She was born October 11,1934 in Magnolia, Arkansas to Aubrey and Marie Kirkpatrick. She married her Korean War hero, John Edward Ray, on December 25, 1953. Johnny and Patsy were able to share their love for one another for almost 67 years. Celebrating their anniversary always brought an additional blessing to our Christmas Day. Patsy...
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Pat Chumley

November 1, 1939 - September 28, 2020

Pat was born on November 1, 1939 in Plano Texas. He passed away on September 28, 2020, surrounded by his loved ones at his home in Garland. Pat touched the lives of thousands of Garland students, parents, and citizens; returning to Garland after earning a BS degree and Master of Education degree from the University of North Texas. He demonstrated tremendous character, ability, and loyalty in...
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Susan Smith

February 20, 1943 - September 27, 2020

Beloved wife, mother, sister, & grandmother born on February 20th, 1943, passed away peacefully September 27th, 2020 after a long battle with COPD and other ailments. She was preceded in death by her parents; Frank & Helen Sachse. Susan is survived by her loving husband of 56 years, Donald Smith; daughter; Jamie Colvin; sons; Donald Smith Jr & wife Danelle, Derek Smith & wife Crystal;...
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Helen Hang Nguyen

March 8, 1958 - September 18, 2020

Gia Đình chúng tôi vô cùng đau buồn và thương tiếc báo tin Con, Vợ, Mẹ, Bác, Chị của chúng tôi là Bà: NGUYỄN THỊ BÍCH HẰNG Pháp Danh: Minh Nguyệt Sinh ngày 8 tháng 3 năm 1958 tại Saigon Gia Định Đã từ trần vào lúc 06:38 sáng ngày 18 tháng 9 năm 2020, nhằm ngày 02/08 (Canh Tý) tại Dallas TX Hưởng Thọ: 62 Tuổi ...
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Lemuel E. (Chief) Lawson

March 12, 1930 - September 16, 2020

L.E. (Chief) Lawson, Evangelist Since retiring as Director of Evangelism for the Baptist Convention of New Mexico, Chief has been involved with the Bill Glass Prison Ministry nationally, as well as leading evangelism clinics, revivals, pulpit supply, and interim work. Prior to his twenty-one years with the Baptist Convention of New Mexico as Director of Evangelism, he served in a similar...
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Peggy Norcross

April 21, 1936 - September 7, 2020

Peggy died at home on Monday, September 7, 2020. She retired in 1984 from LTV Corporation. She loved spending her time quilting, sewing, working with ceramics, and her 5 grandchildren. Peggy is survived by her sons; Ronnie Norcross and Steve Beasley, and grandchildren; Kristin, Caitlyn, Connor, Gage, and Cole, and she was preceded in death by her daughter; Melanie and husband; Melvin.
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Tamra Shields

September 21, 1973 - September 4, 2020

Tamra Beth Shields was born on September 21, 1973 to Randel and Mary Shields in Richardson, Tx. She attended schools in Garland, Tx. As an adult she was employed with Garland ISD and loved working with those students who needed help learning. Tamra loved her family, friends, all kinds of music, Harry Potter, boots, clothes, chips and salsa, and watching Netflix with Stuart. She will be...
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Lawrence Smith

February 12, 1954 - September 3, 2020

Lawrence K. Smith "Larry" aka "Poppa" was born February 12th, 1954 and passed away at his home with his family on September 3rd, 2020, he was preceded in death by his Parents, Jerry W. Smith and Anita Floyd Smith. Larry was born in Dallas, TX and lived in Oak Cliff until the second grade. Larry's family moved to an up and coming community in Plano where he lived until 1975, he then moved to...
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Cheryl Beth Smith

December 12, 1961 - August 30, 2020

Cheryl Beth Elliott was born on December 12, 1961 to Daniel Walter and Sandra Kay (Wadsock) Elliott in Ponca City, Oklahoma. A few months later they moved to Garland, Texas where Cheryl would grow up. On September 5, 1987, Cheryl Beth married Cledith Odell Smith Jr. (Buddy). Together, they raised two daughters: Cyndi and Brittany. In early 2000, Cheryl went to work for the Wylie Fire...
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Judy Harrelson

May 1, 1949 - August 29, 2020

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Herbert Murrell

June 7, 1931 - August 23, 2020

Reverend Herbert Amanual Murrell, Jr. June 7, 1931 – August 23, 2020 Reverend Herbert Amanual Murrell, Jr, 89 of Cabot, Arkansas, passed away Sunday, August 23, 2020. He was born on June 7, 1931 in Colfax, Louisiana, to the late Herbert and Pearl Murrell. Reverend Murrell first answered the call to ministry when he and his family moved to Fordyce, Arkansas in 1959, where they pastored...
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Deborah Kay Grubbs

April 23, 1957 - August 16, 2020

Deborah Kay Grubbs was born 4/23/57 in Greenville,Texas to David And Maxine McCorkle. She was a homemaker and worked as the office manager for Grubbs Motorsports for 15 years. She is survived by her husband of 45 years Euvell, and her son Michael and his wife Laura, and her daughter Laura, 4 grandsons Braden ,Kane, Phoenix, And Wyatt , also her Brother Fred and his wife Bertie, one...
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William Ray Hopkins

May 20, 1978 - August 13, 2020

William is preceded in death by his brother David Daniel Hopkins. He is survived by his parents Frank and Pamela Hopkins, and two sisters Faith and Beth Hopkins. Also Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, Friends and countless people he touched along the way. During his 42 years he lived life to the fullest. His love for music knew no genre. He was constantly discovering new songs and was...
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Jo Ann Hamilton

September 7, 1936 - August 5, 2020

Jo Ann Hamilton, age 83, passed away on Wednesday, August 5th, 2020. Just as she was in life, she departed this Earth surrounded by a family of people who loved her dearly. Born on September 7th, 1936, to a loving couple, Gerald and Johnie Meredith of Mesquite, Texas, she entered this world with the same vibrant spirit that she left with. She had three older brothers, Wendell Meredith, James...
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Curtis Ray Mitchell

March 14, 1941 - August 4, 2020

Curtis Ray Mitchell, also known as Grandpa, of Garland, Texas, passed away on August 4th, 2020 at the age of 79. Visitation will be August 22nd, 2020 at Charles W. Smith & Sons, Funeral Home located at 2925 5th Street, Sachse, Texas 75048 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Curtis was born in Dallas, Texas to Finus Edward Mitchell and Mamie Estelle Fuller on March 14th, 1941. He graduated from...
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Mavis Morrow

May 26, 1954 - July 26, 2020

Mavis Ann Broomfield Morrow 1954-2020 Murphy, TX Mavis died on July 26th, 2020, from her battle with lung cancer. She is survived by her husband, Gary Morrow of Murphy, TX, daughter, Sarah Morrow, of Murphy, TX son, Ryan Morrow and wife Janie of Henderson, TX, two brothers, David and wife Minnie Broomfield, and Michael Broomfield of Schertz, TX. In addition Mavis had 3 grandsons and nieces...
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Charles McFadden

July 15, 1940 - July 25, 2020

Charles Ray McFadden, husband, father, Boppa, and friend, was born July 15, 1940 in Cooper, Texas to Troy and Trudie McFadden. He had three brothers, Vanoy, R.W., and Jerry. Charles went to Heaven to join his mother and father and brothers on July 25, 2020. Also waiting for him was grandson, Jarrett Allan Robertson. He leaves on earth Lezette, his wife of 57 years; daughters Julie (and...
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Terry Harbison

January 9, 1964 - July 23, 2020

Terry Reed Harbison, beloved son, cherished husband, dedicated father, grandfather, brother and uncle, returned to his Heavenly home on July 23, 2020. Terry was born in Phoenix, Arizona, January 9, 1964. He was raised by loving parents Barbara Louise and John Reed Harbison. Terry was the oldest of five children, all who looked up to him as a second father figure. Terry enjoyed playing softball...
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Kuzinduwe Siamsipa

June 6, 1995 - July 19, 2020

Kuzinduwe Florence Siamsipa June 6, 1995- July 19, 2020 Kuzinduwe Florence Siamsipa went home to be with the Lord on July 19th at the tender age of 25. The precious daughter of Kali and Rondi Siamsipa, and beloved sister to Mark, Amulange, Zibo, Lizwi, Twa, and Wandi. Florence was survived by many loved ones including uncles, aunts, cousins, and friends. She was born in Harare, Zimbabwe but...
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Marylin Yvone Clark Parsley

August 20, 1941 - July 18, 2020

Marylin Yvone Clark Parsley died on July 18, 2020 from a long battle with Alzheimers. She is survived by her brother Quinton Clark of Colorado Springs, CO; daughter Lori Aden and husband Bruce of Richardson, TX; daughter Sheila Parsley of Huntsville, TX; a son from her first marriage; step-daughter Robin Nikula and her family of Magnolia, TX; grandson Joshua Aden and girlfriend Leigha Gaines of...
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Henrietta Heusser

September 30, 1947 - July 17, 2020

Henrietta Richmond of Lavon, Texas, passed away on Friday, July 17, 2020. Henrietta (Henri) was born on September 30, 1947, and grew up in Springfield, Illinois.where she graduated from Sacred Heart Academy. On June 6, 1970, Henrietta married William John Heusser and moved to Louisville, Kentucky. In January of 1972, they moved to Garland, Texas, where her husband worked for Texas Instruments. ...
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Joe Doyle

July 11, 1931 - July 16, 2020

Joe Doyle, age 89, died peacefully on Thursday, July 16, 2020, in Garland, Texas. He was born in Dallas, Texas. Joe married Kay Boulware, the light of his life, in 1954. He worked in retail for 40 years before finishing out his career as a school bus driver for Garland ISD. Joe loved baseball and playing golf, but most of all, he loved his family. Surviving Joe in death are his wife of 66...
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James Patrick McMullin III

May 16, 1947 - July 9, 2020

James Patrick McMullin III, 73, of Richardson, Texas, went to be with the Lord on July 9, 2020. Jim was born to James and Delores McMullin, May 16,1947, in Laurium, Michigan. He graduated from L'Anse High School in 1965, and then attended Lake Superior State College before joining the United States Army in 1966. He leaves as his legacy three children: James McMullin IV and wife Kelly,...
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Charles Purczinsky

February 28, 1958 - July 3, 2020

Charles Ed Purczinsky, 62 passed away July 3, 2020 at his residence in Sachse, TX. Charles was born in Waco, TX. He graduated from McCook High School in Nebraska in 1976. He had a long career in Computer Science after attending the University of Nebraska. He was a loving husband, father, brother, and friend to all. He coached Sachse youth baseball for many years. He enjoyed everyday of life...
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Charles Ballinger

January 29, 1938 - July 2, 2020

Charles Frederick Ballinger was born January 29, 1938 in Little Blue, MO to Fred Ballinger and Frances Miller. He went to be with his Lord and Savior on July 2, 2020. Charles served in the Air Force from 1955 to 1959 as an airplane mechanic and retired after 40 years working as a mechanic at DeSoto Paints in Garland, Texas. He is survived by his sons; Rodger, Russell, and Ritchie, their...
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Theodore (Ted) Scrimger

May 19, 1935 - June 12, 2020

THEODORE (TED) ROBERT SCRIMGER Born May 19, 1935 in Detroit, MI – Passed June 12, 2020 in Wylie, TX On June 12, 2020 our beloved Husband, Dad, and Grandpa went home to the Lord following an extended battle with cancer. He passed at home surrounded by his loving and heartbroken family. Ted was a big man with a big personality. He rarely missed an activity that his children or...
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Jim (Jimmy), Norman ll

May 23, 1969 - June 12, 2020

Jimmy, a former resident of Wylie, TX, worked for Wylie Garage Door & Opener during his years in Wylie. He is survived by his dad; Jim Norman; mom, Tammy Norman; two brothers; Aaron Norman and his wife, Debra; and Joshua Norman and his wife Chenoa; four nephews; and 2 nieces.
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Osagumwenro Odemwingie

April 2, 1985 - June 11, 2020

Our community sadly lost Osagumwenro "Osas" Chester Odemwingie on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at the age of 35 in Dallas, Texas. A resident of Dallas, Texas since 2000, Osas was born on April 2, 1985 to Peter and Esohe Odemwingie in Benin City, Edo State. Osas is survived by his parents; his son Esosa Peyton Odemwingie; his brothers Raymond and Wesley Odemwingie; his sister Faith Nduka; and his...
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Joyce Creel

December 7, 1957 - June 9, 2020

Joyce Alexander Creel, 62, passed early Tuesday morning, June 9th, at her home in Sachse. Joyce was born December 7th, 1957, in Mckinney, Texas to Ethel Fay Key and Walther Truett Key. She married Stephen Alexander on May 19th, 1984 with three little girls; Brandi, Misty & Crystal. Joyce mothered two children, Megan and Justin Alexander and was widowed by her husband December 13th, 2007. ...
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Billy Gilbreath

July 26, 1956 - June 8, 2020

Billy Roy Gilbreath, Jr. Born July 26, 1956, passed away peacefully at home on June 8, 2020 after battling cancer. Billy was a lifelong learner earning degrees from Northwestern Oklahoma University, Amberton University, Kansas State University, and Texas A&M University-Commerce. He was an avid outdoorsman who was passionate about sharing his knowledge of fishing, hunting and all things...
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Billy McGee

May 1, 1937 - June 5, 2020

Billy Edward McGee, age 83 of Garland, TX, passed away June 5, 2020, in Garland, TX. Bill was born on May 1, 1937, in Garland, TX to Frank and Tressie McGee. After attending High School Bill enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and was stationed at Parris Island, South Carolina. After his Honorable Discharge from the Marines Bill owned a plumbing/HVAC company and then worked for the...
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Peggy Nell Faulkner

November 23, 1935 - June 4, 2020

Peggy Faulkner, a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister, passed away June 4, 2020 in Garland, Texas. Peggy was born on November 23, 1935 in Seymour, Texas to Maggie and Allen Sprowls. She married the love of her life, Tommy Faulkner, on July 1, 1955. As a military family moving frequently, Peggy always made every home feel special. They moved to Garland following Tommy's...
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Steve David Delos Santos , Jr.

May 6, 1997 - June 3, 2020

STEVE DAVID DELOS SANTOS JR "June Bug" May 6, 1997 – June 3, 2020 Steve David Delos Santos Jr. was 23 years of age when he passed away on Wednesday June 3, 2020. Beloved Son of Steve and Isabel Delos Santos and Loved Brother of Jessica Delos Santos and his two nieces, Ellie & Emma Delos Santos. Junior Loved and was Loved by his girlfriend Cushena Trishai. He is survived by his large...
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Margie Nixon

February 26, 1941 - June 1, 2020

Margie was born in Brownwood, Texas on February 26,1941, to Lonnie & Myrtle Fletcher. She was the youngest of 9 children. She graduated from Rockwall High School in 1959, and married her High School Sweetheart, Clarence, in 1961. She had 2 children, Shannon and Daniel. Margie worked at Collins Radio, was a preschool teacher at Second Baptist Church for many years, and also worked as...
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Aliya Jade Lopez

July 12, 2002 - May 29, 2020

The story of Aliya Jade Aliya (Mia) started her journey on Friday, July 12, 2002 She is the 3rd child but the 1st girl of the Lopez clan. Aliya was full of life. It was a blessing to be in her presence, for she uniquely connected with everyone at the time that they needed with the much needed energy that was lacking in them. This is how she left her mark, a blinding light that could not be...
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Stephen Ronald Hill

December 20, 1977 - May 29, 2020

Captain Stephen Ronald Hill, 42, of Wylie, TX, passed away on Friday, May 29, 2020, after a courageous battle with cancer. Stephen was born on December 20, 1977, in Dallas, TX, to Ron and Mary Hill and grew up in Garland, TX. He joined the Richardson Fire Department in May of 1999. Stephen was a respected Captain at the time of his death. During his career at the Richardson Fire Department,...
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Carl Nash Peavy

November 25, 1941 - May 24, 2020

Carl Nash Peavy; loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, was born on November 25, 1941 in Houston, TX and passed away May 24, 2020 in Garland, TX after a courageous 16 year battle with Parkinson's disease. Carl was a lifelong resident of Garland and graduated from Garland High School in 1960. He received his degree from Stephen F. Austin State University in 1965. He was a...
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Douglas Blackburn Dillon

May 21, 1936 - May 19, 2020

Douglas Blackburn Dillon went to be with our Lord on May 19, 2020, two days prior to his 84th birthday. He was born May 21, 1936, to Otis and Clarabelle Dillon, in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma. Shortly moving to Kilgore and Gladewater, Texas, Doug's father then secured employment with Halliburton Oil Well Cementing Company and the family moved to Duncan, Oklahoma, in 1939. Doug attended Duncan...
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Thomas Leon Black

February 18, 1944 - May 19, 2020

Thomas Leon "Butch" Black passed away peacefully at his home in Garland, Texas on May 19, 2020. Butch was born in Orange, Texas on February 18, 1944 to Mack Leon Black and Thomas Charline Black. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Harrolyn Fuller Black, and son Allen Roberts, son and daughter-in-law Damon and Sandy Black and sister Jackie Crowley. Butch and Harrolyn were blessed with...
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Kitty Ratliff

February 18, 1958 - May 16, 2020

Kitty Lynn Ratliff age 62 passed away Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 5:58 am at Medical City of Dallas. After two weeks of fighting to overcome complications following a surgical procedure, she was called home to be with our Lord God in Heaven. Although her passing was sudden and unexpected, we know in our hearts that she is now free of pain and now flying with the Angels. Kitty was born February...
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Edward I. Palmer II

August 31, 1941 - May 14, 2020

Mr. Palmer died peacefully on Thursday, May 14th, at his residence. He was born August 31, 1941 in Greenville, Texas. He married Judy Gambrell Palmer on July 15, 1967. She preceded him in death in 1995. Mr. Palmer was a graduate of Sulphur Springs High School and Texas Christian University, where he was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity. He studied law at the University of Texas at Austin and...
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Raymond Dan Byrd

May 11, 1927 - May 4, 2020

Raymond Dan Byrd of Rowlett Texas, went peacefully to Heaven with his Lord Jesus on Monday, May 4, 2020. Raymond's life began on May 11,1927 when he was born to John Wesley and Jesse Milam Byrd in Memphis, Tennessee. Raymond and his three brothers grew up on Dovecrest Road in a house that each member of the immediate family worked to build together. Raymond came to know Christ at an early age...
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Tommy Ray Kidwell

November 17, 1968 - April 28, 2020

Tom was born November 17, 1968 in Abilene, Texas to Joyce and Kenton Kidwell. Tom fought a valiant fight with a diagnosis of cancer but lost the battle on April 28, 2020. Tom attended school in Abilene, Texas graduating from Cooper High School in 1987 and Abilene Christian University Master's Program in 2016. Tom was employed in the medical field as a Practice Manager for several years,...
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David Leon Webb

August 7, 1943 - April 19, 2020

David Leon Webb August 7, 1943 - April 19, 2020 David Webb of Lucas, TX passed away peacefully at his home on April 19th, 2020 at the age of 76, and was surrounded by family in his final weeks and hours. David was born on August 7, 1943 to Bennie Leon Webb and Anna Maurine Webb. The youngest of three brothers, he grew up in Dallas, TX and graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School. On...
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James Toner

March 21, 1925 - April 16, 2020

James Henry Toner March 21, 1925 – April 16, 2020. James peacefully entered into the presence of his Lord early Thursday morning, April 16, 2020. James, who went by the name of Jim, had just celebrated his 95th birthday with his loving wife, Shay, his four children, and many of their respective family members on March 21st, 2020. Jim, a second generation American, whose family arrived...
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Tillie Beckmann

January 28, 1943 - April 15, 2020

Tillie Katherene Beckmann "Kathy" Born January 28th, 1943 Entered Eternity on April 15th, 2020 Kathy was born to Herman and Polly Booth in Fort Sill, Oklahoma. She entered this world first of three sisters, followed by Betty and Mary. While working and attending Pepperdine Univesity, she met and married Max Beckmann. They settled in Camarillo, California and had three children; Ralph,...
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Rufus Allen

December 12, 1936 - April 13, 2020

Rufus "Sonny" Walter Allen, Jr., 83, of Garland, TX, passed away peacefully on April 13, 2020. He was born on December 12, 1936, to Rufus and Tillie Allen. He was raised in Allen's Chapel Community near Honey Grove, TX and graduated from Honey Grove High School in 1955. Rufus served his country in the National Guard starting in December 1954 and then was called to serve the US Army at Fort...
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Roland Avery Hall

August 11, 1939 - April 6, 2020

Roland Avery Hall was born August 11, 1939 in Baptist Hospital, San Antonio, Texas and passed away at home on April 6, 2020 in Garland, Texas. Roland wed the late Barbara Nell Earley June 29, 1963 in Austin, Texas and were married for 50 years. He is survived by his children Kathy Fields and William Hall; his sister Jeanette Hall Smith; his Sister-in-law Phyllis Earley and Brother-in-law Bob...
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Peter Genera

May 24, 1956 - April 5, 2020

Peter Genera, age 63, of Sachse, TX passed away at home on Sunday, April 5, 2020. He was born May 24, 1956 in San Francisco, CA. He graduated in 1973 from Galileo High School. He attended San Francisco City College and received an Associate Arts degree in the Hotel and Restaurant Program. He met the love of his life, Lourdes Ramos while working at the Westin Paso del Norte Hotel in El Paso TX...
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Claywood Bennett

April 29, 1935 - April 2, 2020

Claywood Bennett, age 84 passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 2, 2020 in Fort Worth, Texas. He was born April 29, 1935 in Fort Worth. His parents, John Claiborne Bennett and Flossie Kathleen Wood Bennett, were long-time residents of Cleburne. He graduated from Cleburne High School in 1953. He received his bachelors from Texas Wesleyan University, attended Emory University in Georgia,...
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Robert Paul Haberstroh

February 6, 1980 - March 24, 2020

Robert P. Haberstroh 1980-2020 Wylie, Texas - Robert P. (Bobby) Haberstroh, 40, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Tuesday morning, March 24 after a courageous 12-year battle with cancer. He was born on February 6, 1980 to Robert J. Haberstroh and Elke Klara Bauer in Rhineland, Germany. He was a 1998 graduate of Aledo High School. Robert worked for many years at Citi...
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Ronnie Marvin Bays

August 8, 1935 - March 24, 2020

Ronnie Marvin Bays was born August 8, 1935 in Alexandria, Louisiana and passed away at home on March 24, 2020 in Garland, Texas after a courageous five-year battle with cancer. Ronnie accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior on December 20, 1946 at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Alexandria, Louisiana. Ronnie and his brother, Jerry, walked to church every Sunday. He grew up loving the Lord and later...
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Gerald Raymond Schotthoefer, Jr.

June 10, 1964 - March 18, 2020

Gerald Raymond Schotthoefer Jr. was born June 10, 1964 in Detroit, MI and passed away on March 18, 2020 in Plano, TX. He moved from Michigan to Texas in 1979. He previously worked as a service writer at various Ft. Worth Ford dealerships. He will be remembered for his love of family and friends, passion for old classic rock music, and love of dogs. Preceded in death by mother, E. Joan...
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Shirley McKinney

April 23, 1942 - March 16, 2020

Shirley Jean McKinney, 77, resident of Mesquite, TX, passed peacefully on Monday March 16, 2020, with her loving husband by her side. She was born in Greenville, Tx on April 23, 1942. She was one of two children of Frank and Irene Loftis. Shirley grew up in Garland, TX and attended Garland High School, where she eventually retired from after 28 years of service. Shirley married Charles...
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Dominick Mazza

April 8, 1949 - March 13, 2020

Dominick "Junior" Mazza, 70, went to be with our heavenly Father, surrounded by his family, on Friday March 13, 2020 after complications following a long battle with diabetes. Dom was born on April 8, 1949 in Long Branch, New Jersey to Dominick and Sylvia Mazza, both of whom preceded him in death, along with his brother Kenneth Mazza. Dominick graduated from Long Branch High School, class of 1967...
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Gene Crawford

July 13, 1929 - March 11, 2020

Gene Crawford died at home on March 11, 2020. The most memorable thing about Gene was his smile. He was always so optimistic. He had a wonderful capacity to love and care for others. He was a friend to many people and enjoyed helping those who needed a hand and would try his best to do repair jobs for neighbors and friends. Gene was a marvelous husband and father and took great care of his...
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Fayna Arzella Lilley

March 29, 1929 - March 10, 2020

Fayna Arzella Jackson Lilley, went to meet her Savior on March 10, 2020. She was born March 29, 1929 in Bennington, Oklahoma to Mack Guvie and Othel Cleo Jackson. Married October 2, 1948 to Barnett Lilley. Preceded in death by her parents, her husband Barnett, her sisters Lota Jackson Hughes, Beulah Kendrick Samford, and Mary Lottie Kendrick Weckter, and grandson, Eric Jackson Lilley. ...
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Larry D Mitchell

February 1, 1941 - March 10, 2020

Larry Douglas Mitchell was born February 1, 1941 in Greenville, TX and passed away on March 10, 2020 in Sachse, TX at his son's home, after a courageous yearlong battle with cancer. He was born in Greenville, TX, moved to Garland, TX when he was 5 years old. He went to school and raised a family there before returning to his current home in Greenville in 1984. He worked at Levine's and Drug...
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Lana Woodall

September 1, 1949 - March 7, 2020

On Saturday, March 7, 2020, God stretched out His hand and took her to her eternal home where she received her heavenly body. Lana was born in Altus, OK on September 1, 1949. She was the first of four daughters born to Moss and Dora Freeman. She grew up in Derby, KS until she graduated from high school, then in 1971 she followed her family to Garland, TX. She spent the remainder of her life in...
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John Thomas Spilman

September 27, 1947 - March 6, 2020

Husband, father, and friend passed away in his sleep in the early hours of Friday March 6th after a long battle with dementia. John "Tommy" Spilman was born September 27, 1947 in Raymondville, Texas. The angeliclooking Tommy was forced to take piano lessons, but much preferred to cause mischief receiving regular paddlings. He graduated from Raymondville High School in 1966 at whichwe're told...
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Jimmy Roberts

February 19, 1967 - March 6, 2020

Jimmy Glenn Roberts, age 53, passed away on Friday, March 6, 2020 at PAM Rehabilitation in Allen, TX. Jimmy was born on February 19, 1967 in Dallas, TX to Jimmy and Janice Roberts. He graduated from H. Grady Spruce High School, Dallas, TX in 1985.During all 4 years of high school, Jimmy played baseball, was a member of the varsity baseball team 83-85 as a catcher, and was a bi-district finalist...
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Darrell Wayne Parrish

June 4, 1936 - March 6, 2020

Darrell Wayne Parrish, Sr., 83, of Sachse, Texas, was born in Eden, North Carolina, on June 4, 1936, and passed away on Friday, March 6, 2020, at his home. He is preceded in death by his parents, George C. Parrish, Fuchsia Turner Parrish Pickett, and by his son, David Milton Parrish. He is survived by his wife, Annette Dionne Parrish; his children: Cynthia Parrish Miller, sons, Darrell W....
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Donald Nelson Proctor

December 15, 1930 - February 29, 2020

On February 29th, Donald Proctor went to join his wife Carol and son Michael in Heaven. Donald was born in Washington, DC, a 3rd generation native of that city. He lived in and near DC most of his life, until moving to Texas with Carol to be near his eldest son Frank. Don grew up in Washington, DC and joined the Navy during the Korean war. Once discharged, he went to school to learn...
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