Obituaries

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Douglas Beavers

Douglas Beavers

1936-2015

 

Funeral services for Allen Douglas “Doug” Beavers, 75, of Mabank, formerly of Terrell, were held May 11, 2015, at Allan Fuller Funeral Home Chapel in Wills Point. 

Interment followed at College Mound Cemetery near Terrell.

Mr. Beavers passed away May 8, 2015, in Dallas.

He was born June 24, 1939, in Lawrence.

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David Tunnell


David Tunnell

David Tunnell

1932-2015

 

Services for David Ralph Tunnell, 83, of Canton were held Thursday, May 14, 2015 at Eubank Funeral Home in Canton  with Bro. Bill Parr and Bro. Lynn Mullins officiating.  Interment was in Haven of Memories.

He passed away May, 11, 2015, in Canton.  David was born April 18, 1932, in Colfax to Andrew and Janie Tunnell.

David was a member of Little Hope Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon. He was an election judge for Canton ISD for 22 years and for the Van Zandt County Democratic Party for over 25 years. David was a master carpenter and then a building contractor for 36 years. He was a devoted husband, dad, grandpa, and great-grandpa.  He always had a smile on his face and a twinkle in his eye. 

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David Cockerham


David Cockerham

David Cockerham

1938-2015

 

Funeral services for David Cockerham, 76, of Wills Point, were held May 14, 2015, at Allan Fuller Funeral Home Chapel in Wills Point with the Rev. Johnny Herriage officiating. 

Interment followed at Haven of Memories Memorial Park in Canton. 

Mr. Cockerham passed away early Monday morning, May 11, 2015, at his residence in Wills Point. 

He was born on Nov. 12, 1938, in the Hayden Community south of Wills Point, the son of Henry Benjamin Cockerham and Ada Elizabeth Cooper Cockerham.

He was raised in the Hayden community and graduated from Wills Point High School. He later attended Henderson County Junior College in Athens and East Texas State University in Commerce. 

He was a veteran of the United States Marines. 

On April 30, 1959, he married Virginia Nichols in Las Vegas, Nev. 

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Bernice Wogan

 

1928-2015

 

Bernice Eileen Wogan, 87, of Emory, passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at Trinity Mother Frances Hospital, in Winnsboro. 

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home, of Emory.  Interment will be at Mt. Lindo, Morrison, Colo.  No services are scheduled at this time. 

Sign the online guest book for the family at www.wilsonorwoskyfuneralhome.com

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May

Stuart Heddins


Stuart Heddins

Stuart Heddins

1968-2015

 

Stuart Andrew Heddins, 46, of Golden, passed into the presence of the Lord about 6 a.m. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at the Heddins home near Fruitvale following a lengthy illness.

Stuart was a son of Charles and Barbara (Daigle) Heddins, born on Sept. 16, 1968 in Rosario, Argentina and grew up in Sulphur, La. He graduated from Sulphur High School in 1987 and married Crystal Trammell on July 11, 1987 at Metropolitan Baptist Church in Sulphur, the church Stuart and his family attended. He enlisted in the Army that year and served three years while stationed at Fort Polk, La. and deploying to Panama for a short time.

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Ruth Rushin


Ruth Rushin

Ruth Rushin

1932-2015

 

A funeral service for Ruth King McLean Rushin, 83, of Mannford, Okla., was conducted May 2, 2015 at West Oaks Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Jimmy Henry officiating.

Mrs. Rushin passed away April 22, 2015 at her residence in Mannford, Okla.

She was born on March 21, 1932, in Temple.

She married Junior Rushin in Dallas. He preceded her in death. 

She worked for Gate’s Rubber Co. for many years.

She is survived by son, James Rushin of Mansford, Okla.; daughters, Elizabeth Beaty and her husband Charles of Allen, Lana Dennis of Canton, Linda Pundt and her husband Steve of Dallas; grandchildren, Charlie Beaty, Andrew Beaty, Amber Gallegos, Michelle Merchant, Kenneth Dennis and Jerrid Rushin; and great-grandchildren, Cooper Beaty, Irelyn Beaty, Valentine Gallegos, Valor Gallegos, Candace Walton and Christopher Merchant.

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Raymonell Aiman


Raymonell Aiman

Raymonell Aiman

1944-2015

 

Funeral services for Raymonell Aiman, 70, of Wills Point, were held Monday, May 4, 2015, at Allan Fuller Funeral Home Chapel in Wills Point with Mr. Russell Harris officiating.  Interment followed at Restland Memorial Park in Dallas.   

She passed away Friday, May 1, 2015, at her residence in Wills Point.

Raymonell was born Nov. 11, 1944, in Dallas, the daughter of Raymond Atkins and Susie Proctor Atkins.  She was raised in Irving and graduated from Irving High School. 

Ray was a truck driver for Steven’s Transport for 20 years, Air System Components for 10 years and a dispatcher for B & V Towing in Terrell for seven years, retiring in 2012. 

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Larry Thomas

Larry Thomas

1961-2014

 

Larry Ray Thomas, of Eustace, passed away April 27, 2015.

He was born June 20, 1943, and raised in Canton. Larry grew up attending the First Baptist Church in Canton, and would later be baptized there.

Larry graduated from Canton High School in 1961. He married and had four children and continued to live in Canton. 

Larry moved to Mabank with his family in 1980. Larry attended the First Methodist Church in Mabank. He was a real estate salesman/broker and worked to develop tracts of land, starting at Westwood Beach off Lake Palestine in Palestine.  He developed lake properties, such as Golden Oaks and Autumn Acres, on Cedar Creek Lake and Lake Fort.  Larry fished Cedar Creek Lake and entered many fish tournaments, even winning some over the years.  He loved to fish with his family and friends and loved even more frying the fish for them. 

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Hudson Bubar II

Hudson Bubar II

1926-2015

 

Hudson Howard Bubar II died peacefully in his sleep on May 2, 2015, in Forney. 

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on Dec. 30, 1926, Hudson began a 20-year career in the United States Navy, enlisting on Feb, 4, 1944. 

Hudson retired to the United States Fleet Reserve on the July 30, 1963, with the Rank of Chief Petty Officer/Radioman.  He proudly served aboard several ships, with final duty with the Commander in Chief, US Atlantic Fleet from Jan. 1961 to July 1963.

Hudson brought his family to reside in Cambridge, N.Y., which was the first home they ever had as a family.  Civilian jobs varied, from being a part of the IBM Development Team for OS3, to owning and operating Cambridge Taxi and returning to the water as chef aboard New York Harbor tugboats.  

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Harold Ray Foster


Harold Ray Foster

Harold Ray Foster

1937-2015

 

Funeral services for Harold Ray Foster, 77, of Wills Point, were held Friday, May 8, 2015, at Allan Fuller Funeral Home Chapel in Wills Point with Pastor Michael Williams officiating.  Interment will follow at White Rose Cemetery in Wills Point.   

He passed away Monday morning, May 4, 2015, in Wills Point. 

Ray was born Nov. 23, 1937, in Edgewood, the son of John Foster and Audrey Faye Reed Foster.  He was raised in Edgewood, where he attended public school.  In 1959, he married Shirley Wallace.  He lived in Edgewood prior to moving to Wills Point in 1968.  Ray retired from Texas Instruments, where he was an electrician.  He enjoyed farming, bulldozer work, NASCAR races and rebuilding tractors.  Ray attended the Edgewood Church of God. 

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