Our Obituaries

Brenda Gail Watson

December 20, 1951 - September 19, 2017

Brenda Gail Watson, 65, of Mesquite, Texas entered into rest September 19, 2017. She was born in Dallas, Texas to Eugene and Iva Busby on December 20, 1951. She had a love for her family that was beyond any kind of love there is. Brenda loved spending time with her kids and grandkids, watching their extra curricular activities, her favorite color was blue, she enjoyed cooking, cross stitching and...
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Petra Galindo

January 12, 1950 - September 18, 2017

Petra Galindo was born in Vicente Guerrero, Mexico on January 12, 1950 to parents Hilario and Maria Gaucin. She departed this earth on Monday, September 18, 2017. She met her loving husband Francisco Galindo when they were children growing up in the same neighborhood. The were married for over 45 years and joyfully welcomed 4 children to their family. Petra enjoyed shopping at various consignment...
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Irma Lee Childers

July 24, 1926 - September 18, 2017

Irma Lee Childers was born in Italy, Texas, on July 24, 1926 to Edna Dazelle (Windham) Harris and William Jack Harris. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother, Willis Harris, and her husband, Richard Robin Childers, Sr. Irma was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great grandmother. She died peacefully in her sleep on September 18, 2017, leaving...
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Willard Morton Blanford

June 11, 1935 - September 11, 2017

Willard M. Blanford, 82, of Dallas, Texas died on Monday, September 11, 2017 at his home. He was born on June 11, 1935 in Englewood, New Jersey to Willard and Florence Thomas Blanford. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Kathryn Blanford of Dallas, Texas; his son, Craig Blanford and his wife Amy, and grandchildren Austin, Skyler, and Dylan of Dallas, Texas; daughter, Toni Blanford Bramall and...
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Joann Ballas

April 16, 1937 - September 11, 2017

Joann Ballas, age 80, passed away September 11, 2017 after an extensive battle with Alzheimers.She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Victor Ballas. He remains the love of her life. She is also survived by her four children, Sam Ballas, Julie Ballas, Sandra Cox, and Karen Hamilton. There are eight grandchildren, and numerous great-grandchildren.Joann was a good and hard working woman, who...
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Elizabeth Gertrude Napper

April 2, 1928 - September 8, 2017

Elizabeth was born on April 2, 1928 in Middlesboro, Kentucky to Gertrude Elizabeth Stephens and Charles Ross Stephens. On Friday, September 8, 2017, our beautiful, loving Mother, Grandmother, and Great-Grandmother made her entrance to Heaven to be with our Lord and Savior in Dallas, Texas at the age of 89. She joined her mother and father, eagerly awaiting her arrival. She will be greatly missed,...
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Brad Lindel Bell

March 27, 1958 - September 7, 2017

Brad Lindel Bell, 59, passed away at home in Dallas, Texas on Thursday, September 7, 2017. Brad was born March 27, 1958 in Greenville, Texas to Harold Lindel Bell and Helen Converse Bell. Brad was a Christian man who read the Bible faithfully. He loved his family and enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren. As a young boy, Brad's father introduced him to deep sea fishing. Brad...
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James L. Dahlem

September 9, 1956 - September 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Antonio Gamez

May 14, 1956 - September 3, 2017

Entered Into LifeMay 14, 1956Mercedes, TexasEntered Into RestSeptember 3, 2017Dallas, TexasFuneral ServiceWednesday, September 6, 2017Grove Hill Funeral HomeDallas, Texas2:00 PMOfficiating Pastor Jamie Nelson, Agape UMCIntermentGrove Hill Memorial ParkDallas, Texas
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Norma Jeanne Rigsby

September 2, 2017

Norma Jeanne Rigsby passed away Saturday September 2, 2017 after an 8 year battle with Alzheimer's. She passed away with her daughter and grandson at her side. Jeanne was born in Honey Grove Texas April 8, 1926. She lived there until 1944 when her and husband Roy moved to Dallas. They owned and managed a dry cleaners in Oak Cliff from 1954 to 1985. Jeanne is preceded in death by her son Buddy...
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Wanda Clanton Hodges

August 7, 1928 - September 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Sharon Hines Torrez

November 16, 1956 - August 31, 2017

Sharon Hines Torrez died on Augut 31, 2017 in Dallas, TX due to complications from cancer. She was 60.Sharon was born on November 16, 1956 in San Antonio, TX to her parents, William Troutman Hines Sr. and Jesusa Candelaria Hines. She graduated from Sothern Methodist University with a degree in History in 1979. She married Richard Torrez of Dallas, TX on August 19, 1982. After marriage, they moved...
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John Ragland Bivens

June 20, 1949 - August 30, 2017

John was a loving father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, and son. He is survived by his children: Stephanie Bailey, Lisa Klodner, Melody Bivens, and Cody Bivens; his stepchildren, Amy Clinebell and Wesley Lynch; his sons-in-law: Chad Klodner and Devin Franz; his grandchildren: BriAnne Tresp, Madison Moore, Karley Klodner, Kaycie Klodner, Makenzie Klodner, Kadynce Franz, and Ethan Franz;...
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Sarah Helen Lands

April 19, 1940 - August 28, 2017

Sarah Helen Lands was born on April 19, 1940. She passed away on August 28, 2017. Sarah graduated from school in Roxton, Texas. She loved playing the piano, and she played basketball all through high school. Sarah really enjoyed sports of all kind, but basketball and the NCAA were her favorite! Family gatherings and Christmas were her favorite times of life. Sarah was preceded in death by her...
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Raul Gonzalez Garcia

October 26, 1960 - August 26, 2017

Raul Gonzalez Garcia died unexpectedly in Mesquite, Texas on August 26th, 2017 at the age of 56.Raul is survived by his wife, Myrthala, 2 sons, Raul and Brandon, his daughter, Brianda, and his grandson, Victor.Raul enjoyed spending his time relaxing at home, watching the cowboys, and playing with his grandson. He loved to laugh and always had a smile on his face. Raul was a happy man and a very...
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David Harold Cash

January 8, 1958 - August 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Bea Sherry Simmons

December 10, 1946 - August 24, 2017

Sherry Simmons was born to John and Roberta Simmons on December 10th, 1946 in Texas City, Texas and was blessed to share the same birthdate as her twin sister Marie who preceded her in death (2012). She was also preceded in death by her parents and brother Richard Simmons. She is survived by her brother John Simmons and his wife Karen from Arlington. Her nephew Doug Simmons and his wife...
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Mamie Frances Crow

February 22, 1934 - August 23, 2017

Mamie Frances Fort Crow passed away on August 23, 2017. She was born to Robert Gabriel and Edith Fort in Shreveport, Louisiana. Mamie was a longtime member of Grand View Baptist Church in Mesquite. She leaves to cherish her precious memories, her loving husband of 65 years, John Wesley Crow; three daughters, Deborah Crow, Cynthia Fort, Lynn Cariker (Gary); grandchildren, Jason Smith, Michelle...
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Dorothy Alice Jones

June 13, 1929 - August 21, 2017

Dorothy Alice Garrett Jones, age 88, known as Aunt Dot, Nana, and a Mom to everyone she knew, went to her Lord and Savior on August 21st, 2017. An original Valley girl, Dorothy was born in Kerrville, Texas June 13, 1929 and spent much of her young life in the Rio Grande Valley with her parents, Wilby Wetzel (W. W.) - "Pop", and Gladys (Demasters) - "Grinny" - Garrett. They lived mostly in the...
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James R. Watterson

July 28, 1930 - August 21, 2017

He was most comfortable with dogs, cats and kids, and in the mountains of the West. And, before age took its toll, on the golf course.James Roy Watterson, a native son and lifelong resident of East Dallas, died Monday after a fall at the home he had occupied for 67 years. He was 87.He grew up the only child of James L. and Jewell Watterson. He married Gladys Ella "Pat" Londenberg, a fellow...
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Eugenio Luna

April 20, 1931 - August 20, 2017

Eugenio "Gene" Luna, Jr. passed away on August 20, 2017. He was a loving and caring husband and father. He is survived by 2 daughters, JoNita Luna Jones and husband, Danny, and Sandy Lee Holleman and husband, Allen; sister, Olga Tapia; brother, Oscar Flores; 6 grandchildren, Duane and wife Amy, Brad and wife Staci, Alicia Long, Chad and wife Beth, Erica and husband Daniel, and Lee Meek;...
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B.J. J. Westmoreland

November 12, 1926 - August 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Billy Ray Wilcoxson

August 11, 1934 - August 12, 2017

Billy Ray Wilcoxson was called home by his Lord and Savior on the morning of August 12th, 2017. Billy Ray was born at the family farm outside of Edgewood, TX on August 11th to Benjamin and Hortense Wilcoxson as the fourth of six children. Soon after, the family moved to a farm just outside of Wills Point, TX where Billy Ray's parents finished raising their children. Although Billy Ray moved to...
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Jacqueline Allene Lawrence

September 8, 1926 - August 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Jay Nell Hubbuch

November 17, 1943 - August 11, 2017

Jay Nell (Randle) Hubbuch, 73. A cherished member of our family is gone; we are left with the memory of her kind, loving and generous spirit. A lifelong Texan born in Cooper on Nov. 17, 1943, and died in Dallas on Aug. 11, 2017. Jay Nell is survived by Ed Hubbuch, her devoted husband of 50 years; sons Matt Bishop of Dallas, Bart Hubbuch (Beth) of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Jason Hubbuch of Dallas;...
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Carla Maribel Villa

April 30, 1987 - August 11, 2017

Carla Maribel Villa, age 30, of Dallas, Texas passed away on Friday August 11, 2017. Carla was born April 30, 1987 in Dallas, Texas to Hortencia Jaramillo and Jose Trujillo. Carla is survived by her husband, Jorge Villa; son Maurice Villa; and son Avery Villa; mother Hortencia Jaramillo and father Jose Trujillo; sister Jessica Trujillo, brother Jose Trujillo, sister Michelle Cadena and brother...
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Wedith Ruth DeLord

August 7, 1931 - August 10, 2017

Wedith Ruth DeLord was born August 7, 1931 in Silo, Oklahoma. She went to be with the Lord three days after reaching the great milestone of her 86th birthday, on August 10, 2017 in Mesquite, Texas.Ruth loved to live her life. She pursued hobbies and activities that kept her active and moving, such as dancing and swimming. She also loved doing anything where she could be outdoors, but she...
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Sharon Ann Dornon

September 8, 1946 - August 8, 2017

Sharon Ann Dornon was born September 8, 1946 in Auburn, New York, to John and Erma Alling. She married the love of her life, Raymond Edward Dornon on January 1st, 1966, until his departure to Heaven May 13th, 1993. Sharon was reunited with her husband in Heaven on August 8th, 2017.Sharon was the life of the party. She enjoyed playing cards and board games, which her grandkids fondly remember. ...
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Velta Louise Foster

March 13, 1951 - August 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Vivian Morine Green

June 21, 1921 - August 7, 2017

Vivian Morine Green, 96, formerly of Dallas and Forney, Texas, passed into the arms of our Lord and Savior on August 7th, 2017 in Arlington, Texas. Vivian was born at home in the rural area of Stubbs, Texas, an unincorporated community in Kaufman County just outside of Kemp, Texas. Vivian was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Johnnie W. Green, Jr.; parents, Henry Jackson Brewer and...
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Robert Duron

August 2, 1924 - August 5, 2017

Robert (Bob) Duron, Jr., was born on August 2, 1924 in Dallas, Texas to Robert Duron and Hattie Kopecky. He was the youngest of three and graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School. After graduation and a short time working for Baker Brothers, Bob was drafted into the US Army Air Forces. Upon honorable discharge, he went to work for Texas Instruments where he was employed for 37 years until...
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Donald Norman Clifford

September 5, 1984 - August 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Robert Wayne Giere

February 16, 1931 - August 3, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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William Valkus Ellison

January 17, 1953 - August 1, 2017

William Valkus (Bill) Ellison passed away Tuesday, August 1st, 2017 at 6:00AM from a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Bill was 64 years young. He was surrounded at the time of his passing by family, his wife Deborah of 43 years, his son Gus, daughter Jessica-Tanner, son-in-law Nathan and his mother Sarah.Bills biggest passion was his family, especially his children. He was proud of them every...
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June Ellen Tilley

July 5, 1930 - July 29, 2017

June Ellen Caldwell Tilley was born on July 5, 1930 in Oklahoma City, OK, and on July 29, 2017 in Winnsboro, TX entered into eternal rest with our Lord. She grew up in Oklahoma City where she met and married Robert Jean Tilley on August 28, 1949 and started their family with Dana and Don. In 1954 they moved to Dallas for Bob's new job and their family grew with Jan and Brian being born. ...
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Blaine Keith Newman

August 16, 1963 - July 27, 2017

Blaine Keith Newman, age 53, of Garland, TX passed away on Thursday July 27, 2017. Blaine was born August 16, 1963 to Barbara Newman and Bill Newman.He graduated from Bryan Adams High School in East Dallas in 1981, and earned an Associate's Degree in Computer Science from Eastfield Junior College.Blaine was a member of Troop 744 in Dallas, Texas. He earned scouting's highest rank, Eagle Scout. ...
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Ray Ray Hampton

March 26, 1928 - July 27, 2017

Ray Hampton,89, of Arlington, Texas passed away on Thursday, July 27, 2017. He was born March 26, 1928 in Kaufman, Texas. Ray went to Kaufman High School, served in the United States Army and became a butcher and managed the meat department for several grocery chains throughout the Dallas area. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating and singing country western music, he was also a member of the...
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Julia Coleman

June 11, 1922 - July 26, 2017

In 95 years the human heart will beat approximately 3,994,560,000 times, and from the first beat to the last you experience a lifetime of memories. Julia's first heartbeat was at 12:03 am on June 11, 1922, when she was born to her parents Carl and Lola Phillips in her grandmother's house in McGinnis County Tennessee. Julia was the youngest of 3 siblings; Carlee Phillips (Tarver) and William ...
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Betty Jo Pearson

March 12, 1931 - July 25, 2017

Betty was born March 12, 1931 in Tyler, TX to Walter and Bertha Barber, and peacefully passed away July 25, 2017 at her home in Dallas.Betty loved flowers and was an avid gardener, belonging to a gardening club for many years, and enjoyed finding new treasures at estate sales. She worked as a teacher for 15 years in Forney ISD, where for most of those years she taught 3rd grade. Betty was...
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Anna Elizabeth Ramey

October 12, 1922 - July 23, 2017

Anna Elizabeth Ramey was born October 12, 1922 in Pascagoula, Mississippi, and passed away July 23, 2017 in Lubbock, Texas.Anna was preceded in death by her husband of 36 years, Norman Ramey, and her daughter, Mary Frances Jennings.She is survived by her daughter, Beth Rushing and husband Don; son, C.L. Furr and wife Glynda; daughter, Julie Miller and husband Daylon; grandchildren, Lindsay,...
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Doris Lucille Johnston

September 7, 1934 - July 23, 2017

Doris Lucille (Grizzle)Johnston was born September 7, 1934 in Kiomatia, TX, the 1st daughter of Theodore and Myrtle Grizzle. (Kiomatia is 31 miles NE of Paris, TX, and is an Indian word meaning "clear water." The Grizzles were farmers in the Mesquite and Plano, TX areas. Doris was the oldest of seven children, and she graduated from Mesquite High School in 1952 as Valedictorian. She...
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Mary Belle Deniger

September 17, 1923 - July 23, 2017

Mary Belle Deniger was born in Dallas, Texas on September 17, 1923 and passed away in her sleep on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at age 93. Our family is comforted with the knowledge that Mary has finally returned to the loving arms of her beloved husband Bill.Mary enjoyed many passions in life. One of her favorites was her monthly "lunch bunch" with girlhood friends which was so enjoyable that the...
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Vernie Edgar Curry

January 7, 1930 - July 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Juana Martinez Rangel

November 3, 1954 - July 21, 2017

Juana Martinez Rangel, 62 was born in San Luis Potosi, Mexico on November 03, 1954. She passed away peacefully on July 21, 2017 to be with the lord. She enjoyed going to church, gardening and being with family. She married the Love of her life on June 18, 1969. She is survived by her husband, Enrique Rangel, Daughters, Petra Rangel Martinez, Felipa Coahuilas, Margarita Rangel, Rosa Rangel,...
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Jesse Paredes Martinez

October 23, 1975 - July 19, 2017

Jesse Paredez Martinez Jr., born to his parents Mary Louise Rodriguez and Jesse Paredes Martinez, was a man with a heart of gold and a light in his smile and eyes. He was a gift bestowed to us on earth on the date of October 23, 1975 and called upon to the Lord's kingdom on July 19, 2017 where he will join his sister, Diana Martinez; father, Jesse Paredes Martinez and his grandfather, Jesse G...
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Ada Mae Smith

December 5, 1916 - July 18, 2017

The burial of Mrs. Ada Mae Smith will take place Friday, July 21, 2017 at 10:00 A.M., at Grove Hill Memorial Park, Dallas, TX.
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Dortha Mae Finklea

July 1, 1927 - July 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Wanda W. Ratliff

December 9, 1929 - July 16, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Memorial Park.
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Wanda Willouise Ratliff

December 9, 1929 - July 16, 2017

Wanda Willouise Ratliff was born December 9, 1929 in Miller Grove, TX, and passed away July 16, 2017 in Dallas, TX.Wanda enjoyed being active, enlisting in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves when she was younger, or later doing things like tending to the roses in her garden. However, no matter what the activity was, she and her husband, Edward, did them together. They enjoyed going to thrift stores...
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Clara Amelia Flores

August 12, 1949 - July 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Cora Christine Gatlin

February 2, 1933 - July 14, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Memorial Park.
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Jesusa Garza Castillo

May 7, 1932 - July 13, 2017

In loving memory of Jesusa Castillo.Jesusa was preceded in death by her father, Refugio Castillo and mother, Lorenza Garza; sister Carmen Ruiz, sister Concha Castillo, and brother Reynaldo Castillo. She is survived by her daughter, Ro Ruiz; grandsons, Nick Luna, Chance Sewell, and Johnathan Luna; sister, Victoria Vargas; as well many nieces and nephews.A Memorial Service to celebrate the life of...
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Michael Roger Hogue

April 23, 1945 - July 11, 2017

Michael Roger Hogue was born on April 23, 1945 in Dallas, Texas to parents Vernon and Marie Hogue. He departed this life on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. Michael attended Samuell High School, and graduated from Bryan Adams High School. He married the love of his life, Linda Cozby Hogue, on April 1, 1965. Michael enjoyed spending time with his family, watching movies,...
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Cynthia Ann Gardner

April 24, 1961 - July 10, 2017

Cynthia Ann Gardner, surrounded by loved ones, went to be with the Lord on Monday, July 10, 2017. Born April 24, 1961 in Dallas, TX, she is the daughter of James Morrison and Betty Akins. She is preceded in death by her father, James Morrison and grandparents Charlie and Lillie Martin. Cindi is survived by her husband, Steve Gardner and her beloved mother Betty Akins and sister, Lisa Morrison...
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Tina Kay Hahnl

October 4, 1952 - July 10, 2017

Tina Kay (Summers) Hahnl was born October 4, 1952 in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, and passed away July 10, 2017 in Dallas, TX. Tina was extremely dedicated to her career, having worked for 37 years for the Dallas Independent School District, most recently at W.W. Samuell High School.She will, however, be most remembered for her love and dedication to her family. Tina met Herb Hahnl, the man she would...
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Robert Howard May

January 16, 1944 - July 8, 2017

Robert "Bob" Howard May passed away on July 8, 2017. Bob was born on January 16, 1944 in Dallas, Texas to George H. May and Pauline Young Hastings. He was a proud Vietnam Veteran and Corpman in the U. S. Navy. He loved and embraced his Cherokee heritage. When Bob was able, he loved to ride his Harley Davidson motorcycle.Bob is predeceased by his parents; nephew, Dan Smith; nephew-in-law...
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Kelly Joseph Coutée

March 31, 1925 - July 8, 2017

Kelly Joseph Coutée was born March 31, 1925, in Cloutierville, Louisiana. He passed away on July 8, 2017, in Dallas, Texas.He never met a stranger, and he loved animals. He had a quiet faith: How he walked through his life of 92 years was his testimony to the world. Daddy was bilingual, speaking French and English. He loved to tell stories passed through the generations of his family. And he...
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Mable Irene Harrelson

January 13, 1931 - July 7, 2017

Mable Irene (Jennings) Harrelson was born in Jean, Texas on January 13, 1931 to Curtis and Alice Jennings. She passed away on July 7, 2017 in Mesquite. Texas after fighting a long battle with Parkinson's disease. Upon graduation from Graham High School in 1948, she moved to Dallas to join her sister Mary and other friends at a boarding house in Oak Cliff. She soon became acquainted with...
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Addison Rebekah Hardt

May 26, 2017 - July 5, 2017

"Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations." "Alas, Sovereign Lord," I said, "I do not know how to speak; I am too young." But the Lord said to me, "Do not say, 'I am too young.' You must go to everyone I send you to and say whatever I command you. Do not be afraid of them, for I am with you and will rescue you,"...
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Janita Jo Harris

October 14, 1953 - July 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Leon Leon Hall

November 10, 1935 - July 1, 2017

Leon Hall was born November 10, 1935 in Lone Oak, TX to Seth Deward and Georgia Rhea (Taylor) Hall. He passed away July 1, 2017 at his home in Gun Barrel City, TX.Leon was an avid hunter, and never missed a game of his Texas Rangers.He was preceded in death by his parents; son, David Hall; and sister-in-law, Mary Ruth Hall. Leon is survived by his wife of 49 years, Ann Hall; children, Tommy Davis...
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Jose A. Roque

March 22, 1947 - June 28, 2017

Jose A. Roque, age 70, passed away suddenly on June 28, 2017 in Simi Valley, CA. He was preceded in death by his wife, Maria Luisa Roque. He is survived by his mother, Maria Zuniga Ellis; sons, Tony Roque & Jose A. Roque, Jr.; daughters, Anna Maria Roque & Diana Roque Campos; siblings, Maria Socorro Garcia, Pedro Roque, Eustacio Roque, Jr., & Juan Roque; 15 grandchildren; 12 great...
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Tony Ray Brown

April 24, 1979 - June 27, 2017

"It pains me to admit it, but apparently, I have passed away. Everyone told me it would happen one day. Again, I didn't get things my way."~ TonyTony Ray Brown was born April 24, 1979 in Dallas, TX to Pearley Brown and Judy Crosby. He went home to the Lord June 27, 2017. Tony was a Bible scholar who lived and walked in Faith every day. Though he was taken from us so suddenly, we know that...
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Richard Armando Abbondanzio

August 29, 1947 - June 26, 2017

Richard was born August 29, 1947 in Boston, Massachusetts, and passed away June 26, 2017 in Dallas, Texas.Richard served with the Massachusetts National Guard from 1968 to 1975. After graduating from Suffolk University in Boston with a BA in Psychology and a MA in Education, Richard embarked on his career as a teacher, sharing his love of learning with generations of students. He taught science...
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Elaine Rosamond Warren

May 26, 1936 - June 24, 2017

Elaine Rosamond Warren was born May 26, 1936, in Stamford, Texas. She passed away June 24, 2017, at her home in Mesquite, Texas. In February 1944, Elaine moved with her family to the Oak Cliff area of Dallas, followed by a move to the White Rock area in 1951. She graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in 1953 and attended North Texas State College in 1953-1954. She married Douglas Dewayne...
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Willie James Tucker

September 9, 1944 - June 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Linda Diane Black

June 26, 1940 - June 23, 2017

Diane Black was born on June 26, 1940 and raised in Dallas, Texas. Her parents were Horace and Ruby Black. She graduated from W.W. Samuell High School in 1958. She received her B.S. in Recreation and Sociology from Texas Women's University. She later received her RN from El Centro College.Growing up she was active in Girl Scouts where she enjoyed camping at Whispering Cedars and later served...
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Jerry S. Henderson

October 26, 1926 - June 22, 2017

Jerry Jane Smith Henderson, a generous, elegant and stubbornly independent stalwart of Dallas’ art scene, died on June 22, aged 90. A third-generation Texan, Jerry was a gourmet cook who loved offal and an early feminist who played a 45 record of Helen Reddy’s “I am woman” to her tween nieces. As one of the first dozen museum staffers at the Dallas Museum of Art, she did...
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Sherry A. Goeke

April 24, 1963 - June 21, 2017

Sherry A. Goeke was born April 24, 1963 in St. Louis, Missouri, and passed away June 21, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. Sherry loved traveling to new places, and being outdoors, especially when she could go hiking. She served in the US Army from 1981 to 1983, before earning her degree in Nursing, and working as a nurse from 1994 to 2000.Sherry was preceded in death in 2014 by her daughter, Emily Goeke...
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Charlie John Juricek

July 24, 1940 - June 21, 2017

Charlie John Juricek Jr "Sonny" was born on July 24, 1940 in Dallas, Texas and passed away at his home in Collin County on June 21, 2017 at the age of 76. Charlie graduated from W.W. Samuell High School in 1958 and was married to Glenda Robinson Juricek for 56 years. He was a self employed excavating contractor and as well as a custom home builder and was a member of St. Philip the...
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Vernon Thomas Tibble

April 8, 1940 - June 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Russell Chester Springer

July 10, 1923 - June 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Donna Mae Brovont

October 6, 1916 - June 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Douglas Kerr

February 17, 1942 - June 13, 2017

Douglas Mack Kerr was born on February 17, 1942 in Sulphur Springs, Texas. He passed away on June 13, 2017 in Dallas, Texas.He graduated from Bryan Adams High School, and received a BS degree from Eastern Oklahoma University. He started his military career as a US Marine. He later joined the Army and was a member of the 7th Army Parachute Team, traveling the world representing the United States...
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Mary Louise Donaldson

December 29, 1932 - June 13, 2017

Mary Louise Donaldson was born on December 29, 1932 to Edward and Lucy Memory at their home in the Urbandale community of Dallas, Texas . She grew up in there and attended public schools, graduating from Woodrow Wilson High School. Her spiritual life began there as well when she was baptized and confirmed at St. Peter's Episcopal Church. After attending the Executive Secretarial School and...
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Mary Claire Field

February 6, 1940 - June 8, 2017

A Memorial Service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Mary Field will be held at a later date. Please check back later for additional information.In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Mary's name are requested to be made to:Saint Anne Episcopal Church 1700 N. Westmoreland, DeSoto TX 75115orSt. Joseph's Residence330 W. Pembroke Ave. Dallas TX 75208Mary Claire (Levy) Field was born February...
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Belinda Teran Dandrige

October 31, 1951 - June 7, 2017

Belinda Dandrige was born to Ramon Martinez Teran and Rachel De La Rosa Rocha on October 31, 1951 in Edinburg, Texas. She was a loving mother, wife, daughter, sister, and friend. She was a devoted and hard working employee for AT&T, and made friends everywhere. She is predeceased by her father, Ramon and her son, John Ramon Dandrige III. Belinda exemplified passions like her mom, Rachel; she...
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Rachel Rocha

June 8, 1933 - June 7, 2017

Rachel Rocha was born as the 7th child of 16 children, to Margarito and Eluteria De la Rosa on June 8, 1933 in Pharr, Texas. She was baptized at an early age into the Baptist Church, and loved to talk about the day that she would meet her Lord and Savior. Rachel was a great cook, dedicated mother, grandmother, and wife. She was an advocate of equality and lovingly helped family, friends and...
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Alejandro and Rachel Rocha & Belinda Teran Rocha

February 26, 1928 - June 7, 2017

Alejandro Rocha was born on February 26, 1928 to Heron Rocha and Dolores Vasquez in McAllen, Texas. Al, as affectionately known by his family, was a devout Catholic and loved traveling. He joined the U. S. Army in 1946, and served until he was honorably discharged. Al loved to watch the Dallas Cowboys. He also loved to keep track of Cedar Hill High School football, where his grandchildren...
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Max Fuentes

July 31, 1926 - June 7, 2017

The Greatest Generation lost one of its greatest members on June 7th, 2017. Max Fuentes, Jr. was born on July 31, 1926, in San Antonio, TX. Like most children of America's Great Depression, he knew hard times and deprivation. He grew up in South San Antonio, and although his family's main concern during his childhood years was survival, he recalled his early years as "wholesome, interesting...
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Kenneth Royce Patterson

October 30, 1944 - June 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Bobby Wayne Woods

September 14, 1966 - June 1, 2017

Robert "Bobby" Wayne Woods was born September 14, 1966 in Richardson, TX, and passed away June 1, 2017 at his home in Rowlett, TX.Bobby was preceded in death by his Mamaw and Papaw; parents, Jenny and David; and sister, Sondra.He is survived by his children, Jennifer, Austin, Victoria, Savannah, and Clayton; brother, Brian; best friend who he considered his brother, Stephen; fiancé...
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Robert Irvin Kienzlen

April 29, 1952 - May 31, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Kay Bosley Richardson

July 12, 1944 - May 28, 2017

Kay Bosley Richardson was born July 12, 1944 in Port Arthur, TX to Clarence and Vallie Mae Bosley. She passed away May 28, 2017 at her home in Dallas, TX. Kay is survived by her beloved husband, Stephen Richardson, as well as a host of extended family members and dear friends.Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. at Lake Pointe Church - White Rock, 9150 Garland Rd,...
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Sherrill Jones

September 14, 1954 - May 26, 2017

Sherrill Jones passed away on May 26, 2017. She was born in Kilgore, Texas to the late Rosoe Jones and Marie Willis.Sherrill retired from NTTA, and loved to read, travel, and taking care of her loving husband, Robert Jones. She spent her life caring for people and encouraging the pursuit of happiness. She will be truly missed by all who knew her.
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Betty Francis Smith

May 6, 1924 - May 25, 2017

Betty Francis Smith, 93, passed away May 25, 2017. She was born in Mabank, Texas May 6, 1924 in Dallas, Texas to Ira Franklin and Mabel Clara Warren. Betty graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in 1942. She was a mother, housewife and Den Mother to Cub Scout Troop #91 in Dallas for 5 years. Betty was a member of the First Baptist Church of Sunnyvale and loved to travel. Raymond and Betty...
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Charles Cauley

November 19, 1933 - May 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Jose Jesus Godinez

January 14, 1952 - May 22, 2017

?Jose De Jesus Godinez, 65, fallecio el Lunes, 22 de Mayo 2017 a las 3:22am en Dallas, Tx. Nacido el 14 De Enero, 1952 a sus padres Jose De Jesus Godinez y Isaura Contreras en Zoyatlan De La Presa, Jalisco.?Despues de 25 anos de matrimonio, deja a tras a su esposa Gloria M. Godinez y a sus hijos e hijas: Oscar, Billy, Ismael, Susan, Cristian y Patricia. Jose fue un buen padre para todos sus hijos...
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Martha Lucy Ellis

September 25, 1951 - May 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Linda Elaine McDonald

March 29, 1948 - May 20, 2017

Linda Elaine McDonald was born March 29, 1948 in Tyler, TX, and passed away May 20, 2017 at her home in Mesquite, TX. She retired from Navistar Financial after 33 years as a financial officer. Linda will best be remembered as a loving mother and grandmother. She loved cats, and greatly enjoyed the outdoors, camping and fishing with her family. She especially loved going on shopping trips where...
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Garland Ray Chapmond

December 7, 1932 - May 20, 2017

Garland Ray Chapmond was born December 7, 1932 in Ft Worth, Texas. His father's name was Porter Garland Chapmond and his mother's name was Dollie Hill Chapmond. He had one sibling - Mary Lillian Chapmond, who was a few years older than he was when he was born. His father owned what they used to call a Confectioner's Shop and I remember him telling me his father got up around 3 am...
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Patricia Gwendolyn Williams

January 14, 1934 - May 20, 2017

Patricia Gwendolyn "Pat" Williams was born January 14, 1934 in Brownsboro, TX to Hoss and Bell Perry. Preceded in death by her loving husband, Rudy Williams; sons Elton Lee, Stephen Andrew and Jeffrey Dan; father, Steve G. "Hoss" Perry; mother, Tabitha I. "Bell" Perry; and brother Wendell Perry. Survivors include her daughter, Pamela Williams Provin, her son Robby...
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Raul Lopez Molina

May 1, 1932 - May 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Mary Margaret Meadows

August 11, 1936 - May 15, 2017

A Celebration of Life will be held Friday, May 19, 2017 at 3:00pm at the Kirby Creek Clubhouse, 3075 N Kirbywood, Grand Prairie, TX 75052.
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Melba Joyce Roberts

December 9, 1960 - May 13, 2017

Melba J. Roberts was born December 9, 1960 in Dallas, TX, and passed away May 13, 2017 in Mansfield, TX. She worked at Mouser Electronics in Mansfield for 13 years.Visitation will be held Sunday, May 21, 2017 from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M., and Funeral Services will be held Monday, May 22, 2017, all at Grove Hill Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Grove Hill Memorial Park. Melba's obituary...
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Marie McFerren

September 26, 1928 - May 11, 2017

Marie McFerren passed away on Thursday, May 11, 2017 in Paris, Texas. She was born on September 26, 1928 in Elizabeth, Arkansas to her parents, Grover and Bessie Kerley.Marie was preceded in death by her husband, Edward McFerren; stepson, Eddie Lee McFerren; siblings, Thelma Cox, William Kerley, Alice Thayer, Kowanda Moore, Carie Kerley, Doyle Kerley, Norma Sawyers, and Lowell Kerley.She leaves...
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Elizabeth Jane Beane

March 19, 1943 - May 11, 2017

Elizabeth Jane Beane was born to Archie William Goss and Lorene Graff on March 19, 1943. Elizabeth is a graduate of Mena Arkansas High School, and she was a member of (DAR) The Daughters of the American Revolution. She passed away on May 11, 2017 while residing in Dallas, Texas with her son and daughter-in-law, Rodney and Georgina Bogart.Elizabeth was predeceased by her husband James Howard Beane...
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Teresa Lynn Lockett

October 7, 1948 - May 10, 2017

Teresa Lynn (Peacock) Lockett was born in Dallas, Texas, on October 7, 1948. She died from complications of cancer at her home in Rowlett, Texas, on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at the age of 68. Her daughter Kelly Briceno, an aide from Vitas Health Care (Hospice Care), and her husband Tom Lockett were with her when she died.She was proceeded in death by her mother and father, Dorris Lucille (Moman)...
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Mary Delores Cobb

January 23, 1938 - May 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grove Hill Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Terry Alan Warren

September 5, 1947 - May 10, 2017

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