Our Obituaries

Richard Thomas BILBREY

May 6, 1926 - January 28, 2018


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Carl Mallard Anderson

May 31, 1928 - January 28, 2018

Carl M Anderson Jr was born May 31, 1928 in Amarillo, Texas. He passed away January 28, 2018. Carl was an Army Veteran and proudly served our country. He was preceded in death a short six weeks ago by his loving wife, Margaret, of 61 years. He is survived by their daughter, Debra McCord and husband, Darrell. Carl will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
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Helen Hughett Barton

October 18, 1925 - January 26, 2018


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Rosa Frayre

December 16, 1926 - January 24, 2018

Rosa S. Frayre was born in Dallas, Texas on December 16, 1926 and passed away January 24, 2018. Rosa was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church. She is preceded in death by husband, Henry B. Frayre Sr., sons Daniel & Ronald Frayre and parents, Louis and Nora Salazar. Rosa is survived by children, Dolores & Neto Vanegas, Henry B. & Lupe Frayre Jr., Robert S. Frayre Sr., Rudolph & Elizabeth...
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Richard Wainscott

November 20, 1951 - January 23, 2018

Richard Harold Wainscott was born November 20, 1951 in Dallas, Texas. He passed away on January 23, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. He graduated from Sunset High School in 1970 and received an Associates Degree from Mountain View College. He married Sharon Delaine Risley in 1982, with whom he had two children. Richard's fascination with all things electrical and mechanical led to a passion for railroads...
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Marvin Ray Kerr

June 16, 1930 - January 23, 2018

Marvin was born in Dallas, TX June 16, 1930 to Lester and Minnie Kerr. Marvin graduated from Crozier Tech High School in 1949. He met Barbara Louise Malone in the summer 1949. Marvin enlisted in the Air Force January 1951 and was stationed at Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls, TX. As soon as Barbara graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in 1952 they married June 8, 1952. Marvin...
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Kimberly N. Hughes

March 15, 1962 - January 22, 2018

Kimberly N. Hathorn Hughes was born on March 15, 1962 in Dallas, Texas. She passed away on January 22, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. Kimberly grew up and attended schools in the Dallas Independent School District and spent most of her career working at Marlow Construction Truck Stop. Full of joy and life, Kimberly loved spending time with her grandbabies. Kimberly was preceded in death by her...
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Cherrie Wells

May 2, 1928 - January 22, 2018


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Hollis M. Beeman

September 12, 1923 - January 22, 2018

Hollis Mayo Beeman, a U.S.Army, 6th Combat Amphibious Engineer WWII Veteran of the D-day Invasion of Normandy, France (Omaha Beach), age 94, and proud Husband, Son, Father, Brother, Dad, Grandfather, Great Grandfather, Great Great Grandfather, Texan and American Patriot on January 22, 2018; went to be with his Lord after another long battle was fought. He received great care while on the C.LC. A ...
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Billie J. Daniel

August 2, 1932 - January 22, 2018

Billie Jean Daniel was born in Dallas, Texas, on August 2, 1932, to William Evert Drake and Ora Milligan Drake. She died in January 22, 2018, several days after suffering a stroke. Billie graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School. Early in her career, she was a clerical worker for local businesses, including several years at Frito Lay. Billie was highly praised for her exceptionally efficient...
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Tamatha Ann Alcala

August 22, 1966 - January 21, 2018

Tamatha "Tammy" Vaught Alcala was born in Dallas, Texas on August 22, 1966 to Dewyane Vaught and Terri Vaught Hart. Tammy left us peacefully in her sleep on January 20, 2018. Tammy met the love of her life, Johnny Alcala in 1980. They were married in 2012. They enjoyed traveling Shreveport and Oklahoma to the casinos. Tammy graduated from Irving High School. She held various positions in the...
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Aileen Frances Tucker

August 11, 1928 - January 18, 2018


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Lonnie E. Darst

November 17, 1930 - January 17, 2018

Lonnie E. Darst, 87, of Grand Saline, Texas passed away on January 17, 2018. He was born in Terrell, Texas to Francis Edward and Ollie Marie Darst on November 17, 1930. Lonnie was in the National Guard Reserve and worked for 7-Up bottling company for 40 years and with Baylor Hospital of Dallas maintenance. He was a member of Bethany Baptist Church and Main Street Baptist Church. Lonnie enjoyed...
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Anthony Gerard Cedillo

January 31, 1995 - January 16, 2018

Anthony Gerard Cedillo Jr. "I have dreams of heavenly scenes, the golden gatesThey surround my fate,They surround my face,All my loved ones filled with grace..."From "Dark Love" by Anthony G. Cedillo, Jr. Anthony G. Cedillo Jr., 22, rose to eternal life on January 16, 2018. He was born January 31, 1995 in Dallas, Texas, the son of Anthony Cedillo, Sr. and Roscio Partidas. Affectionately, family...
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Mamie Marion Goodrich

January 20, 1923 - January 15, 2018


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Mary Jeanne Pike

October 1, 1928 - January 13, 2018

Mary Jeanne Zimmerman Pike, 89, a retiree of the Dallas Morning News, passed away on January 13, 2018, at Ridgecrest Center in Forney, Texas. Jeanne was preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, JB Pike and great granddaughter, Miranda Alexander. She is survived by her daughter and son in law, Donna Pike Garcia and Gus, of Dallas, and son and daughter in law, Jerald Pike and Kathie of...
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Martha Martinez

August 16, 1941 - January 11, 2018

Martha passed away peacefully at her home in Tomball, TX on January 11, 2018.She was born on August 16, 1941, in Mt. Enterprise, TX to Theodore Emeral McReynolds and Carrie Elsie Clinton Hays McReynolds.Martha touched many lives with her strong faith in God throughout her life. She had an enduring love for her four children. She was an animal lover, loved to write, sing and play piano. She had...
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Thomas Garner

February 27, 1929 - January 10, 2018

Thomas Tucker Garner, 88, of Dallas, TX went to be with the Lord on January 10, 2018. Tom was born on February 27, 1929 in Winfield, Texas. Tom served in the US Air Force when he met and married Ruth Struss on April 19, 1953. Tom graduated from Baylor University with a BBA in 1954. He was a charter member of Shiloh Terrace Baptist Church, and was an active deacon for many years. Tom was...
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James Bruce Friddle

October 5, 1935 - January 9, 2018

A world traveler and devoted family man, died on January 9, 2018 at the age of 82. His illustrious career in filmmaking culminated in a Silver Circle Award from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, but it is his journey that is most impressive.James Bruce Friddle was born on October 5, 1935, in Stockbridge, Georgia to James Penn Friddle and Bessie Francis Bailey, and they soon...
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Ellen Marie Chapman

August 27, 1942 - January 9, 2018

Ellen Marie Thompson Chapman was born in Hope Arkansas on August 27, 1942 to Herbert & Edith Furr Thompson. Ellen was survived by her daughters Della Chapman of Gilmer, TX and Ada Chapman-Burris & Jimmy Horton of Athens, TX. Step children Jan Chapman Cody of Forney, TX. Robert Lee Chapman from Dallas, TX. She leaves behind 7 Grandchildren Jason Burks, Amanda Burris, Brad Cody, Krista Cody...
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Betty Welch

February 4, 1937 - January 9, 2018

Betty was born February 4, 1937 in Chatfield, TX and passed away on January 9, 2018 in Dallas, TX. She enjoyed cooking, baking and fishing. She is preceded in death by her husband Lyndal Welch. Betty leaves behind her loving children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends.
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Norman R. Mccord

July 5, 1933 - January 8, 2018

Norman Ray McCord, 84, passed away January 8, 2018 in Irving, Texas. He was born to Luther M. and Grace McCord in Burton, Kansas on July 5, 1933. Norman graduated from Russ Center High School in Kansas, entered the Navy and served from 1955 to 1957. He was a computer technician and insurance salesman. Norman enjoyed computers, fixing things, playing cards, reading, painting, watching the Dallas...
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Eveylena Woody

February 23, 1919 - January 8, 2018

Eveylena was born February 23, 1919 in Naples, Texas. She passed away on January 8, 2018 in Carrollton, Texas. Eveylena enjoyed fishing, quilting, gardening and crocheting. She had a childlike sense of humor. There was a time when Eveylena tied two crickets to a string to feed two chickens. She loved spend time with family and she was extremely patient with the children. She is preceded in...
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Maria C. Ponce

May 3, 1930 - January 6, 2018

Maria Cruz Ponce was born on May 3, 1930 to the parentage of Eleuterio and Blasa Navarro in San Antonio, Texas. She passed away on January 6, 2018. Small in stature, Maria was a feisty yet strong woman who loved her family. She worked at Baylor Hospital for several years. In her spare time, Maria enjoyed cooking and gardening where roses were her favorite. She also loved to dance and sing to...
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Donald Hexamer

March 20, 1940 - January 4, 2018


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Carol Yvonne Reimer

October 13, 1933 - January 4, 2018

On January 4, 2018, at age 84, Carol Yvonne Ditto Reimer strolled through the pearly gates on high heels, with a cup of coffee (black, one Sweet N Low) in one hand, and a video camera in the other. She apparently stopped long enough to ask Jesus and a few of the Heavenly Hosts if they would mind stopping for "just one picture." Then, she was surrounded by a large number of friends and family...
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Nancy Ramirez

November 18, 1995 - January 2, 2018

Nancy Ramirez, age 22, of Dallas, TX passed away on Tuesday January 2, 2018. Nancy was born November 18, 1995 in San Francisco, CA. Nancy is survived by; parents Martin and Leticia Ramirez; sisters Veronica, Sirah, and Irina Ramirez; brother Martin Joshua Ramirez; grandparents Jesus Gonzalez and Teresa Rodriguez, and numerous nieces, nephews, and many many other family members and friends.A...
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Petra Lopez

October 19, 1936 - January 2, 2018

Petra Lopez, our beloved Mother , Grandmother, Sister has gone to be with our Lord and Savior. Proceeded in death by her parents Maximo and Angelita Perez's, sons Ricky L. Lopez and Manuel P. Castillo, daughter Micaela Casillo, sisters Angelita Lujan and Guadalupe Tijerina, brothers Herman, Robert, and Antonio Perez. She is survived by daughters Barbara Alvarado, Debra and Husband Juan Caballero,...
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Donnie Dewayne White

May 5, 1941 - January 1, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Josephine Dimas

November 1, 1937 - January 1, 2018

Josephine Dimas, 80, passed away on Monday January 1, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. She was born November 1, 1937 in Dallas, Texas to Atilano and Angelita Moreno. Josephine graduated from Crozier Tech in 1957 and worked at Neiman Marcus in customer service for 40 years. She enjoyed crocheting, shopping at the "Trash Can" and QVC and eating out at Los Rancheros. Josephine was preceded in death by her...
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Jose Arnulfo Gonzalez

August 11, 1955 - December 29, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Pedro Valdez Suarez

May 13, 1931 - December 25, 2017

Pedro Valdez Suarez, 86, passed away December 25, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. He was born May 13, 1931 in Rosebud, Texas. Pedro was a Veteran of the Korean War and received The Army of Occupation Medal in Germany and also enjoyed fishing. He is preceded in death by his parents, Juanita and William Suarez; son, Pete Suarez, Jr.; daughter, Elizabeth Montoya Rodriguez and brother, Thomas Valdez Suarez....
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Angel Ezequiel Mendoza

March 13, 2017 - December 22, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Willis Knighton Smith

February 15, 1941 - December 22, 2017

Willis Knighton Smith, 76 of McKinney, TX passed away on December 22, 2017 at Presbyterian Hospital in Allen TX. Willis was born at home in Castor, LA on February 15, 1941 to Joe Robert Smith and Curdice Inez Smith. He was married to Linda Ledbetter on February 12th, 1971. They were happily married for 46 years. Willis graduated from Castor High School in 1959 and went on to play basketball for...
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Allan Murray

August 30, 1951 - December 21, 2017


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Peggy Joyce Moore

August 7, 1935 - December 20, 2017

Peggy Joyce Moore, 82, passed away December 20, 2017 in Frisco, TX. Born August 7, 1935 in Scotts Hill, TN. She is preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Bob Thomas Moore; son, Jerry Thomas Moore; parents, Malcolm and Inez Millner and sister, Fran Holland. Peggy is survived by children, James Moore and Jo Lynn Senkel and husband, Richard Senkel; grandchildren, Michael Senkel, Krystal...
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Melvin E. Harris

September 26, 1925 - December 16, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Memorial Park.
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Melvin E. Harris

September 26, 1925 - December 16, 2017

Melvin Earl Harris, 92, of Dallas, Texas, passed peacefully to be with our Lord and Savior at his home on December 16, 2017. Born on September 26, 1925 to parents, Dewey and Marie Harris in Tyler, Texas, Melvin was raised during the Great Depression, graduated from Tyler High School, and began working at Cotton Belt Railroad before getting drafted into the U.S. Marine Corps. He served in World...
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Kay Carole Jordan

September 12, 1942 - December 16, 2017

Kay Smith Jordan died December 16, 2017 in her home at Presbyterian Village North following a valiant two and half year battle with pancreatic cancer.Kay was born September 12, 1942 in Denver, Colorado, the daughter of Ronald and Ruth Reid Smith. She grew up in Dallas, Texas graduating from Woodrow Wilson High School, and began her membership in the Presbyterian Church which became the major...
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Mary A. Woods

July 23, 1925 - December 13, 2017

"Dynamite comes in small packages." Mary Ann Woods, 92, passed away December 13, 2017 in Wills Point, Texas. She was born in Wisbech, England on July 23, 1925 to Earnest and Beatrice Gee. Mary enjoyed knitting, crafts, puzzles, gardening, shooting squirrels and cats that were a pest and was very active at her church. She was a World War II English bride which she always said "I made a mistake...
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Marie P. Ellis

December 9, 1927 - December 12, 2017

Willie Marie Parsley Ellis, age 90, of Dallas, TX passed away on Tuesday December 12, 2017. Marie was born December 9, 1927 in New Braunfels, Texas. Marie is survived by; 4 children, Jacquelyn Marie and husband David Hull, James Earl Todd, Gerald Owen Todd and wife Marilyne, and Belva Jean Smith; 8 Grandchildren: Tracy Lynn Brooks and Trace Brooks, Christine Marie Todd-Norton & Francis Norton,...
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Herbene Joyce Fling

October 24, 1932 - December 5, 2017

Joyce Fling was born October 24, 1932 in Dallas, Texas. She passed away on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at home in Dallas. She was 85. She was married in 1953 to Curt Fling, a veteran of the Korean War. They settled in Dallas and lived there their entire lives. Mostly as a homemaker, "Mom" raised 2 sons and 1 daughter, Gary (62, married to Vicki, living in Malvern, PA), Mike (60, married to...
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Evelyn F. Bridges

September 7, 1926 - December 5, 2017

Evelyn Bridges beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend went to be with the Lord December 5, 2017. She is survived by her son: David Bridges, Daughters: Jan Whitley and husband Joe, Toni Martin and husband Randy; 2 Grandsons: Tony LaRocca and wife Lauren, and James LaRocca; 2 Granddaughters: Alex Bridges and Aleese McMahen and husband Casey; 3 Great Grandchildren Jude and Penny...
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James Alan Miller

January 18, 1937 - December 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Judith Carrol Meadows

October 29, 1941 - December 4, 2017

Judith Carrol Meadows (Nanny), 76 of Rowlett, TX passed away Monday, December 4th, 2017 from complications of her on and off again battle with cancer. Judy was born Oct. 29th, 1941 in Derby, VA, a small coal mining town. She became a military wife and traveled all over the USA and Puerto Rico. She very much loved to do crafts, cook and bake amazing treats. She took enjoyment watching her soap...
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Betty Jordan

October 29, 1925 - December 3, 2017

Betty Kathleen Harvey Jordan, age 92, passed away December 3, 2017. She was born October 29, 1925 to Earl Harvey Jr. and Vera Mae Harvey. Betty graduated from Sunset High School and attended TSCW where she earned a teaching degree. She met the love of her life, Fred A. Jordan Jr., a Lt in the US Navy and they married on January 27, 1947 and raised 2 children. Her husband's love of flying his...
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Hector Perez Hernandez

April 16, 1953 - December 3, 2017

Hector Perez Hernandez was born April 16, 1953 in Abilene, Texas. He passed away on December 3, 2017.Hector enlisted in the military where he was honorably discharged in 1973. He then attended El Centro College in Dallas and received his Associates in Business Administration in 1978. Hector was a business man, collector and Christian who loved his family and friends. Hector loved to dance and...
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Mary Beatrice Alderman

March 15, 1926 - November 28, 2017

Mary Alderman (Burns) passed away on November 28, 2017. She was born March 15, 1926 in Terrell TX. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, aunt & friend. Mary is preceded in death by parents Elmer & Tommy Burns, husband Walter Alderman, brothers JC, Jimmy, Johnny & Charles Dawson, Howard and Roland Burns, sister Willie Lee Burns and son in law Kenneth Burns. She leaves behind daughter...
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Wanda L. Chriss

November 4, 1932 - November 27, 2017

Wanda LaRue Chriss "Memaw" born November 4, 1932 in Sherman, TX passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family after a short battle from Stevens Johnson Syndrome and a "Broken Heart" heart attack. Memaw attended Forest High School in south Dallas where she loved to dance and have fun with her girlfriends. It was there that she met the love of her life, Louis "Big Lou" Chriss. They married...
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Scott Brian Fade

February 9, 1971 - November 26, 2017

Scott Brian Fade was born on February 9, 1971 to parents, Harry Fade and Vickie Mixon. He was born in Dallas, Texas and attended North Mesquite High School. He passed away after a brief illness, on November 26, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. An avid outdoorsman, Scott enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was employed by Oldcastle in Terrell, Texas for the past 16 years. Scott was preceded...
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Danny Marvin Trent

October 27, 1957 - November 22, 2017

Danny Marvin Trent was born on October 27, 1957 to parents, Robert Trent and Mattie Luther Wand in Dallas, Texas. He passed away on November 22nd, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. Danny was a "Grove Rat" and went to Tiche Elementary, Florence Jr High School, and WW Samuell High School. He graduated from WW Samuell High School in 1976. Voted "Most Athletic", Danny was on the football team, baseball team...
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Vickie Dale Hoffman

March 27, 1953 - November 22, 2017

Vickie Dale Hoffman, age 64, of Terrell, TX passed away on Wednesday November 22, 2017. Vickie was born March 27, 1953 in Irving, Texas to parents Jesse Lawrence and Lena Maydell Ivy. She enjoyed spending time with her family and country western dancing. Vickie was loved by so many friends and she will be truly missed.Vickie is survived by her husband of 31 years, Rickey Hoffman, children Adonia...
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Nadine Wright Price

February 18, 1924 - November 21, 2017

Nadine Wright Price, age 93, of Dallas, Texas passed away on Tuesday, November 21, 2017. Nadine was born February 18, 1924 in Lavon, Texas to Albert Alexander Wright and Laura Kathleen Wright. She went to Community Schools in Nevada, Texas. Nadine was a housewife, enjoyed the Lords word and enjoyed watching church on TV when she was not able to attend, watch golf, shopping, traveling, crosswords...
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Lewis Boyd Powell

April 15, 1916 - November 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Billie Jean Cannon

September 13, 1932 - November 12, 2017

Billie Jean Cannon, born September 13, 1932 in Dallas, TX, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on November 12, 2017 at the age of 85. Billie Jean is predeceased by her husband Daymon "Bill" Cannon of 58 years and her parents Hubert and Maggie Parmer.Billie Jean is lovingly remembered by her son Richard Cannon, daughter Vicki Ranford, daughter Lisa Cannon, daughter Karen McBurney,...
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Kristy Jean Page

October 4, 1961 - November 10, 2017

Kristy Jean Page, age 56, of Mesquite, TX passed away on Friday November 10, 2017. Kristy was born October 4, 1961, in Dallas, TX to parents Calvin and Rocie Lewis. She graduated from Samuell High School in 1980 and worked in billing throughout her career. Family was very important to Kristy and she enjoyed spending time with them. Kristy also enjoyed hunting and fishing with family and friends....
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Vivian Allene Wells

September 5, 1922 - November 9, 2017

Vivian Allene Wells, age 95, of Dallas, TX Passed Away on Thursday November 9, 2017. Vivian was born September 5, 1922 in Dallas, Texas.She is preceded in death by her husband, William Nelson Wells, Sr. who were married on March 29, 1941; parents, Allen K. Goodman and Lee Oma Gilcrease; brothers, James Edward and Ray S.; sisters, Frances Elvira Reinle, Dorthy Ballard and Hellen Maureen Bryan....
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Elora Margason

November 14, 1930 - November 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Helen Ann Burchett

August 27, 1940 - November 8, 2017

Helen Ann Burchett, age 77, of Lewisville, TX passed away on Wednesday, November 8th, 2017. Ann was born in Dallas on August 27th, 1940, to Helen Mozelle and Reece Hubert Sharp. Siblings included brother Billy Earle Sharp (deceased) and sister, Judith Lynn Lott (Larry Lott) of Poetry, Texas. Ann was the mother to "Kim & Kelly". Daughter Kimberley Ann Acosta (spouse Julian), of Flower Mound...
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Glenn Alan Roush

June 18, 1957 - November 6, 2017

Glenn Alan Roush passed on to be with his Lord and Savior on November 6, 2017, he had just celebrated his 60th birthday a few months prior.He was born on June 18, 1957 to Alice and Don Roush of Dallas, Texas. Glenn was the second born but the first son. He grew up in Mesquite, TX and had a childhood filled with hunting, fishing, camping, and terrorizing his three sisters. He attended North...
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Joe Henry Mitte

May 13, 1947 - November 5, 2017

Joe Henry Mitte was born May 13, 1947 in Kansas City, Missouri. He passed away on November 5, 2017 in Garland, Texas. Joe graduated from Roswell High School in Brownsville, Texas. He then attended Southmost College, Fort Worth Christian College, and graduated from Abilene Christian College. Joe worked as a hospital administrator in the Dallas area, as well as an accountant for T-RamZ Energy, Or...
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Virgil Clovis Box

September 15, 1931 - November 5, 2017

Virgil Clovis Box "Daw Daw"b. 9/15/1931 d. 11/5/2017My soul finds rest in God alone; my salvation comes from Him. -Psalm 62:1"I will cling to the old rugged cross, and exchange it someday for a crown" -- The Old Rugged Cross86 years is a blessing! Virgil was called home on November 5, 2017 to be with the Lord; now an angel who's gained his wings. He was born to Clara F. Box and Clovis H. Box on...
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May Jean Johnson

May 3, 1925 - November 4, 2017

May Jean Johnson of Mesquite, Texas, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Christian Care Center at the grand age of 92. She lived a full and impactful life, touching many people throughout her ten decades in the Dallas area.Born May Jean Wagoner on May 3, 1925 in Garland,Texas to Raymond and Mabel Wagoner, she was the youngest of their three children. Her brother Howell Wagoner...
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Russell Allen Monk

October 2, 1962 - November 1, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Memorial Park.
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Gloria Lucille Russell

April 17, 1934 - November 1, 2017

Gloria passed away on November 1, 2017. She was born in Dallas, Texas and lived most of her life in Garland Texas. Gloria was a faithful member of Gatewood Baptist Church where she was the church pianist for over 50 years. She was a business owner in Garland for many years. Gloria loved music, singing, cooking and family. She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Robert Kenneth...
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Jane Beatrice Brantley

April 11, 1925 - November 1, 2017

Jane Wilson Brantley was born on April 11, 1925 and went to be with her Lord and Savior on November 1, 2017. Jane had a knack of making people feel welcome as she was the Greeter/Hostess for Central Church of the Nazarene for 60 plus years. There was always dinner or coffee at their home for friends and family and they always invited new church members over to make them feel welcome! She also...
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Waid Dalaine Goolsby

February 22, 1957 - October 30, 2017

Waid "Bud" Goolsby, Jr. passed away Monday afternoon, October 30, 2017, surrounded by family and loved ones. Waid was born February 22, 1957 in Fort Hood, Texas. Waid was retired after a fulfilling career as a surveyor. His greatest love, however, was his family. Waid is survived by his children, SGT Waid Dalaine Goolsby III, Matthew Aaron Goolsby and wife Nicole, Christine Diane Goolsby,...
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Percy Edgar Luecke

August 28, 1926 - October 29, 2017

Dr. Percy Edgar Luecke Jr passed away on October 29, 2017 at the age of 91 surrounded by his loving family. He was born August 28, 1926 at Baylor Hospital in Dallas. In 1943, he graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School at the age of 16 and is a member of the Woodrow Wilson Hall of Fame. After attending Valparaiso for 2 years, he enlisted in the Navy before completing his undergraduate studies at...
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Bettye Lee Smith

April 23, 1920 - October 28, 2017

Bettye Lee Winn SmithBettye Lee Winn Smith was born to William Franklin and Hattie Horsley Winn on April 23, 1920, and passed away on October 28, 2017 at Christian Care Assisted Living in Mesquite, TX. She was born in Tazewell, which is a rural area located 2 miles south of Sulphur Springs, Texas. Bettye was the youngest of five children which included three boys and two girls; all of whom...
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Paul Shannon Brown

April 4, 1921 - October 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Donna Marie Russom

October 27, 1962 - October 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Lou A. Dewitt

June 22, 1927 - October 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Leland Ray Tribble

March 18, 1941 - October 19, 2017

Leland Ray Tribble 76 of Mesquite TX passed away at home on October 19, 2017. Leland was born March 18, 1941, in Dallas, TX to Sneed Jackson and Hyla Maureen Tribble. He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his loving wife Barbara, of 54 years, son Kyle Tribble and wife Tisha, Granddaughters Brittanie Tribble and fiance Manuel Lopez, Courtanie Cisneros and husband Aaron of...
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Angelo E. Sanchez

October 2, 1956 - October 17, 2017

Angelo E Sanchez, age 61, of Wylie, Texas passed away on Tuesday October 17, 2017. Angelo was born October 2, 1956 in Paducah, Texas to Magdelena Mata and Estanislado Sanchez. Angelo is survived by his loving wife, Connie Sanchez; sons David Sanchez, Oscar Sanchez and daughter-in-law Sylvia Sanchez; daughter Carmen and son-in-law Armando; mother Magdelena Mata; sister Angelita and brother-in-law...
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Billy Jack Murphrey

March 16, 1937 - October 17, 2017

Billy Jack Murphrey of Balch Springs, Texas passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at the age of 80 surrounded by his wife of 60 years, two daughters and a brother & sister in Christ.Billy Jack (Bill) was born to Iva Gertrude Tutle and Howard Raymond Murphrey on March 16, 1937 in Van Zandt County, Texas. During his teen years, he played football for North Dallas High School and...
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Robert A. Neal

May 21, 1939 - October 15, 2017

Robert Allan Neal, cherished husband of Anne Neal, was taken into the eternal love and grace of our Lord Jesus Christ on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 3:45 pm after a long and complicated battle with Parkinson's Disease.Bob was born on May 21, 1939 in Charleston, Illinois to a dirt-poor tenant farmer. Although he was raised in an impoverished and abusive family he was a standout high school...
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Mariola Brown Hatch

April 6, 1920 - October 14, 2017

Mariola was born in Agra, Oklahoma on April 6, 1920. She was the second of 7 children. She grew up in Cushing, Oklahoma. She was the oldest girl, so she helped at home, at her father's general store, and at the boarding house that their home became during the depression and Oklahoma dust bowl.She put herself through Wesley School of Nursing in Oklahoma City-graduating in 1942. While in nursing...
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Frances Gelacio Martinez

November 4, 1948 - October 14, 2017

Frances G. Martinez, born in Dallas on January 4, 1948 went home on October 14, 2017 and entered the Gates of Heaven. Frances is survived by her husband of 53 years, John A. Martinez; Sons: John Jr. Martinez, Timothy Martinez, wife Marticia; daughters: Connie Martinez, Angela Cisneros, husband Pedro Cisneros, Priscilla Rodriguez, husband Martin Rodriguez, and Renae Martinez; 21 grandchildren and...
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Dorothy Mae Spence

February 9, 1932 - October 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Ricky Dean Henderson

August 26, 1976 - October 13, 2017

It is with great sadness that the family of Ricky Dean Henderson announces his passing after a tragic accident on Friday, October 13, 2017, at the age of 41 years. Ricky was born on August 26, 1976 in Dallas, Texas. He was a resident of Terrell, Kaufman County. He graduated from Terrell High School, class of 1995. He worked at the Terrell State Hospital for 11+ years and later became a...
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June Hewett

June 22, 1929 - October 9, 2017

June Hewett was born on June 22, 1929 in Abilene, Texas.She worked for many years for State Farm Insurance as a claim representative. She was a member of the Lake Highlands United Methodist Church.Her favorite thing was traveling, especially to Italy. She enjoyed many successful days at the horseraces, and spending time with her beloved children and grandchildren, who adored her.Her husband of...
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Ida Genece Pendleton

January 2, 1920 - October 7, 2017

Ida Genece Pendleton passed from this life October 7, 2017, at the age of 97, in Mesquite, Texas. She was born to Mays Samuel Goza, Sr. and Rowena Baldwin Goza in Calera, Oklahoma, and was the granddaughter of a member of the first and third state legislatures of Oklahoma. She moved to Dallas at the age of 8 and later moved to Gainesville, Texas, and Tulsa, Oklahoma, where she attended Tulsa...
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Sharon Golihar

March 11, 1954 - October 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Martha Irene Phillips

October 25, 1918 - October 6, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Memorial Park.
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Nancy Lu Van

January 11, 1946 - October 6, 2017

On October 6, 2017, Nancy Lu Coffman Van passed away peacefully in Mesquite, Texas with her daughter and brother at her side. She was 71 years-old. Nancy was born January 11, 1946 to Clyde and Lu Coffman at Florence Nightingale Maternity Hospital in Dallas, Texas. She lived in Dallas and Mesquite all of her life. She graduated from W W Samuel High School in 1964, received her BA from ETSU in...
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Wanda Faye Boomhower

September 18, 1928 - October 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Wanda Oleta Ferguson

June 21, 1931 - October 5, 2017

Wanda O. Ferguson, age 86, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 5, 2017. She was with her family and loved ones in Austin, TX. Wanda was born on June 21, 1931 on a small farm in Temple, Oklahoma to William and Artie Lee Hasten Ray. While working in a bank in Dallas, TX, Wanda met and married John Knox Ferguson, who preceded her in death. Always a lover of the arts, Wanda opened her own...
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Norma Lynn Yarborough

December 24, 1933 - October 5, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.Norma Lynn Beach Yarborough was born on December 24, 1933, in Dallas, Texas to Essie Lou and Bailey Beach. She died peacefully at her residence in Quinlan, Texas surrounded by her loving family. She graduated from Forest High School in Dallas, TX in 1952. She married Herman Lee Yarborough on June 5, 1952. Norma was a...
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Vera Faye Littrell

March 13, 1928 - October 3, 2017

Vera Faye Huntsinger Littrell of Dallas, Texas, passed away Tuesday, October 3, at the age of 89. Faye was born on March 13, 1928, in Lorena, Texas, to Vance Claude and Marye Janetta (Slaughter) Huntsinger. On January 25, 1952, she married her husband of 54 years, Finis Archibald Littrell. He proceeded her in death on April 9, 2008. Together they had three children---Stan, Van and Karen. She...
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William Solly Carter

October 13, 1969 - October 2, 2017

William Solly Carter II, known to loved ones as "Duce" and friends as "Bill" entered this world on January 30, 1969 in Mobile, AL and passed to Paradise October 2, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. May 8, 1983, Mother's Day, Duce made public his faith in Jesus Christ as his Savior in Baptism at Park Cities Baptist Church. Being secure in his faith, he would want you to know, there is only a gate between...
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John Garner Tynes

October 23, 1932 - October 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Jackie Juanell Rose

September 3, 1934 - September 30, 2017

Jackie Juanell Rose was born on September 3, 1934 in Dallas, Texas. She passed away on September 30, 2017 in Dallas, Texas.Jackie attended Riley School and Seagoville High School. She loved ceramics, crafts and playing bingo. Some of Jackie's fondest memories was spending time with her family, especially having visits from her grandchildren. She also enjoyed her TOPS Club and friends at The...
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Barbara Jean Bailey

May 20, 1950 - September 30, 2017

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George William Lehman

April 10, 1932 - September 30, 2017

George William Lehman was born April 10, 1932 in Westpahlia, Texas, he passed away September 30, 2017 in Rockwall, Texas. He attended Westpahlia High School and had a long career as a barber. His interests were golf, woodworking and hunting. He was preceeded in death by his wife Pat Ruth Lehman and parents, Frank Albert Lehman & Katie A. Hoelscher. He is survived by his children Karen...
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Josefina Chavez

September 27, 1932 - September 30, 2017

Josefina Olmos de Chavez nacio Degollado, Jaliso 1932. Hija de Leandro Olmos y Maria Angel de niña ayudaba a su padre en su puesto de dulces en la plaza del pueblo. Era una persona muy querida por todos y muy conosida por todos del pueblo. A Los 15 años se caso con Don Jose Chavez y tubieron in matrimoño de leo años. Fue madre de 12 hijos le gustaba tener y criar animales....
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Doris La Verne Balusek

November 18, 1920 - September 29, 2017

LaVerne Balusek died September 29, 2017. She was born November 18, 1920 in Lampasas, Texas to Betty and Bill "June Corn" Hill. After, the stock market crash in 1929, Bill and his family relocated to Holland, a small town in central Texas, where La Verne's father had inherited some land and he began farming. He had been raised on a German family farm in that community. While living...
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Betty Pearl Davis

October 5, 1934 - September 27, 2017

Betty Pearl Davis, 82, passed away September 27, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. She was born in October 5, 1934 in Paris, Texas to Clyde and Desda Grimes. Betty went to Forest Avenue High School and then received her Bachelor's Degree from SMU and her Master's Degree from Amber University as a State of Texas certified CPA. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Farmers Branch and enjoyed crafting...
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Mary Vidaurri Carten

August 24, 1943 - September 26, 2017

Our mother, sister, aunt, friend, and inspiration, Mary Vidaurri Flores Carten, passed away on September 26, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. She was born on August 24, 1943 in Dallas, the daughter of Secundino and Sara Flores.Mary lived a remarkable life of 74 years. She and two sisters were dwarfs who with four other siblings were raised by good, hard-working parents. Mary grew up during a time when a...
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Harold R. Riddell

November 26, 1927 - September 26, 2017

Harold Raymond Riddell, age 89, died on September 26, 2017 at 2:06 pm at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, Texas. He was preceded in death by his father, Henry Riddell, mother Ruth Riddell, brother Henry Riddell Jr., and daughter Rhonda Riddell. Raymond is survived by son and daughter-in-law Randy and Kathy Riddell, son and daughter-in-law Scott and Teresa Riddell; grandsons Scotty, Billy, Tyler,...
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Valton Ray Tyler

March 30, 1944 - September 25, 2017

Valton Valton Tyler, born on March 30, 1944 in Texas City, passed away on September 25, 2017 after a brief illness. A self-taught visionary artist who earned recognition for his paintings, drawings, and etchings, Valton is the subject of a new film, Valton Tyler: Flesh is Fiction, directed by Edward M. Gómez, art critic, art historian. The film will be screened at the 2017 Lone Star Film...
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