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Dorothy Jean Lovell

July 18, 1934 - May 4, 2021

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

July 24, 1940 - May 3, 2021

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

March 12, 1926 - April 28, 2021

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

September 10, 1998 - April 26, 2021

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

September 23, 1995 - April 23, 2021

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

February 3, 1929 - April 23, 2021

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

November 9, 1946 - April 18, 2021

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

March 22, 1945 - April 18, 2021

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

September 7, 1961 - April 17, 2021

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

August 29, 1950 - April 15, 2021

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

November 20, 1933 - April 11, 2021

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

July 30, 1937 - April 9, 2021

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

July 5, 1930 - April 8, 2021

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

October 13, 1948 - April 4, 2021

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

July 11, 1929 - April 1, 2021

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

April 11, 1941 - March 27, 2021

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

September 27, 1966 - March 25, 2021

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

February 15, 2021 - March 25, 2021

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

August 26, 1943 - March 24, 2021

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

April 4, 1946 - March 21, 2021

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

October 6, 1957 - March 21, 2021

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

May 7, 1948 - March 20, 2021

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

August 19, 2001 - March 19, 2021

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

April 4, 1940 - March 16, 2021

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

February 13, 1935 - March 12, 2021

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

April 3, 1955 - March 8, 2021

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

January 14, 1944 - March 6, 2021

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

September 4, 1981 - March 4, 2021

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

January 10, 1943 - March 2, 2021

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

April 15, 1942 - March 2, 2021

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

February 27, 1930 - February 28, 2021

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

April 7, 1964 - February 28, 2021

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

June 9, 1927 - February 26, 2021

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

March 14, 1949 - February 23, 2021

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

January 13, 1962 - February 18, 2021

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

June 24, 1938 - February 13, 2021

H. Houston Greenhaw, Jr H. Houston Greenhaw was born on June 24, 1938 in Enid, Oklahoma, to Herman H. Greenhaw and Earlene Trenton Greenhaw. He was raised on the family farm caring for over 300 sheep, around 140 cows, about 250 pigs, and his horse Blue (he was a detailed man)! He attended the University of Oklahoma where he received his Bachelor's in Engineering Physics. He was commissioned...
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Tobie Lee Dane Tyrrell

May 13, 1946 - February 10, 2021

Tobie Lee Dane Tyrrell May 13, 1946 - February 10, 2021 Tobie was born in Dallas, TX to Laurel Tobie Tyrrell & Oleta Shortnacy and raised by his mother and step father Charles Weitzel. He peacefully ended his journey with Cancer at home on February 10, 2021. Tobie joined the navy in 1963. Later he decided to get into the field of inspection. He mastered the skill of welding, had his SCWI,...
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Genaro Rios Lamela

March 10, 1950 - February 8, 2021

On Monday, February 8, 2021 Heaven gained an angel. Genaro Rios Lamela, a beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather, Great Grandfather, Uncle, Brother and Son was born in Cuba on March 10, 1950. Genaro immigrated to the United States in 1980 in search of freedom for his family; where he found it making a life for his family and himself as a talented diesel technician. Everyone who met Genaro knew his...
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Susan Freese Covert

May 3, 1947 - February 7, 2021

Susan Freese Covert, age 73, surrounded by her loving family, passed away from pulmonary complications on February 7, 2021. Susan, daughter of the late Stanley and Eleanor Freese, was born on May 3, 1947, in Dallas, Texas. She was the first born child in her family with three younger brothers. She attended parochial schools (St. James and St. Elizabeth) in Dallas and in San Antonio (St. Paul)....
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Gary Wayne Kauitzsch

April 17, 1948 - January 29, 2021

Gary Wayne Kauitzsch passed away on January 29, 2021. He was born on April 17, 1948 to Mildred Christianson Kauitzsch and Cecil Amandus Kauitzsch. Gary was born in Kyoto, Japan as his father was serving as a pilot in the United States Army. Gary was raised in Pottsville, Texas where he graduated high school in 1968 and went on to graduate from Tarleton State University in 1971. Immediately after...
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John Carroll Lamb

January 2, 1939 - January 27, 2021

John was born January 2, 1939 to Drew Anderson and Edna Pauline (Clem) Lamb in Delight, Arkansas. Proceeded in death by parents and brothers Marvin Lamb, Don Lamb, Larry Lamb, and Richard Lamb He is survived by his wife and best friend of 62 years Nancy Ellen Anderson Lamb, son Terry lamb and wife Debi, daughter Carroll Phillips and husband Ray, his grand children Tawny Lamb, John...
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David Van Nortwick

March 30, 1938 - January 20, 2021

David H. Van Nortwick March 30, 1938 – January 20, 2021 David H. Van Nortwick was born March 30, 1938 in Harrisonburg, Virginia to Ralph H. & Lucile E. Van Nortwick. He peacefully ended his long journey with Alzheimer's disease at home on January 20, 2021, surrounded by family and his cat, Siman. He awoke in heaven with his Savior and Lord, rejoicing and fully alive. David grew up in...
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Kevin Michael Golliglee

September 2, 1958 - January 18, 2021

Kevin Michael Golliglee of Sachse, Texas, lost his battle with lung cancer on January 18, 2021 at the age 62. He was born in Omaha, Nebraska on September 2, 1958, and is preceded in death by his parents Marilyn Rae Minturn and Gerald Michael Golliglee. He is survived by his wife, Sandra Mertz-Golliglee, step-son, Gunnar, step-daughters Samantha , Brandy, and her husband, Miguel; by his son and...
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Ines Gonzalez

January 21, 1931 - January 16, 2021

Ines Gonzalez, age 89, went to be with our Heavenly Father on January 16, 2021 in Wylie, TX. She was born on January 21, 1931 in La Playa de Ponce, Puerto Rico. Ines is preceded in death by her loving husband Lino Vargas, her son Lino Vargas, Jr., her mother Elisa Acosta, and her father Andres Gonzalez. When Ines met Lino, for both, it was love at first sight. They were married in New...
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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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Margaret Virginia Hedden

January 1, 1928 - January 12, 2021

Margaret Virginia Hedden, of Murphy Texas, passed away on January 12, 2021 at Faith Presbyterian Hospice in Dallas Texas. She was born on January 1, 1928 in Farmington Illinois, the daughter of Delbert and Bernice Sutton. On November 20, 1949 she was united in marriage to Delbert Lee Hedden, who proceeded her in death on March 31, 2003. Also proceeding her in death were her parents and one...
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Bobby Luttrull

December 20, 1936 - January 12, 2021

Bobby Lynn "Bob" Luttrull passed away on January 12, 2021 at Richardson Methodist Hospital due to COVID-19 complications. Bob was born December 20, 1936 in Wolfe City, Texas to Lillian Smithers Luttrull and Robert T. Luttrull. He was the fifth of six children. Bob joined the U.S. Air Force after graduating Wolfe City High School in 1955, serving as an Air Traffic Controller until 1961, when...
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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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Robert McGee

January 13, 1962 - December 3, 2020

Robert Kevin McGee was born on January 13, 1962, in Dallas, Texas. He attended school in Dallas ISD. He passed from this earth to his heavenly home on December 3, 2020, in Sartell, Minnesota. Kevin had a love for music and could name any song. He also loved to cook. He could make a boot taste like a high-dollar steak. Kevin's other passions were reading the Bible and learning about health...
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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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