Obituaries

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Roger Dale McKinley Sr.

Roger Dale McKinley Sr.

1948-2017

Roger Dale McKinley Sr., 68, of Gun Barrel City passed away March 29, 2017. Services will be planned by the family for a later date.

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06
Apr

Rebecca Cannon

Rebecca Cannon

1943-2017

Graveside services for Rebecca Mae “Becky” Cannon, 73, of Grand Saline, were held Thursday, April 6, 2017 at Colfax Cemetery under the direction of Bartley Funeral Home.

Mrs. Cannon passed away April 4, 2017 in Grand Saline.  She was born December 21, 1943 in Dallas.

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06
Apr

Randy Nix

Randy Nix

1945-2017

Randy Nix (Freddy Randal (Deckelman) Cory), 71, passed away March 13, 2017, at his home in Guymon, Okla.

Visitation and memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 8, 2017, at Eubanks Funeral home in Canton.

Mr. Nix was laid to rest at Cana Cemetery in Canton.

He was born April 5, 1945, in Littlefield, but grew up and went to school in Canton where he graduated high school in the class 1964. He joined the Marine Corps in December 1965. His bravery during the Vietnam War earned him several medals. He was a marksman and ran many search and rescue missions, saving and helping anyone he could. He was an honorable serviceman and served his country with pride for four years.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Finas Ray Cory and Opal Deckelman.

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06
Apr

Mary Landgrebe

Mary Landgrebe

1932-2017

Mary Ann Landgrebe, 85, of Van, passed away on March 29, 2017.

She was the daughter of Essie and Nora Young.

She grew up in Morrisonville, Ill., and attended St. Maurice grade school and graduated from Morrisonville High School.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dale Landgrebe and daughter, Cathy of Atwood, Ill., and brothers, whom all served in the military, Joseph A. (Army), Louis H. (Marine) and Andrew E. (Marine).

She is survived by her sister, Mary Molohon; niece, Dorothy Kuntzman, a very special great-nephew, Aaron Kuntzman and Shelley Moore Walker, great-great niece and nephew, Jordan Murray and Caleb Kuntzman, all of Van. Also, several family members in Kentucky.

In lieu of flowers, a scholarship fund will be set up in her name with Van ISD.

Memorial services will be held at a later date.

Thu
06
Apr

Luther L. Moore

Luther L. Moore

1927-2017

Funeral services for Luther L. Moore, 89, of Edgewood, are scheduled for 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at First Baptist Church in Edgewood. Burial will follow at Haven of Memories in Canton. Services are under the direction of Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home. He passed away April 1, 2017, in Canton.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Daniel and Lucinda Moore and his siblings, Howard Moore, James Moore, Georgia Sue Harrison, Herbert Moore, Floyd Moore and Odell Brewer.

He is survived by his wife, Anna Moore of Canton; daughter, Donna Thompson and husband, John; sons, Kenneth Moore and wife, Joyce and Gary Moore and wife, Leah, as well six grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

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06
Apr

Laura Harris

Laura Harris

1932-23017

Services for Laura Faye Bateman Harris were held Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Restland in Dallas.  Interment followed at Haven of Memories in Canton.

She passed away March 20, 2017 in Harvest, Ala.  She was born March 15 1932 in Wills Point to the late Clyde W. and Mary Bateman.  She was married to Harford E. (Bozie) Harris for 66 years and spent the last 25 years making their home in Wills Point.  She retired in 1991 from Haliburton where she was a supervisor over Data Entry.  She was a member of Moore Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; brother, Cloyde Bateman; sister Vernell McCrary and grandson Jeff Weiss.

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06
Apr

James “Harold” Jones

James “Harold” Jones

1923-2017

Funeral services for James “Harold” Jones, 93, of Canton, were held Saturday, April 8, 2017, at Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home in Wills Point. Burial will follow at Small Cemetery in Edgewood.

He passed away Monday, April 3, 2017.

Thu
06
Apr

Grace Shipman


Grace Shipman

Grace Shipman

1932-2017

Grace Lucille Page Smithart Shipman went to be with the Lord on April 3, 2017. She was born in Canton to Gordon and Kathleen Page on Jan. 26, 1932. She is survived by two daughters, Elaine Newsome of Spring and Edith and Tom Raney of Denton; grandchildren, Kaleb and April Garcia and Jennea and Brandon Mangum; four great grandchildren; two brothers, Charles Page of Canton and Tom and Christine Page of Whitehouse; one sister in law, Gay Page and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. 

She lived in several places in Texas before returning to Canton for retirement.  She never met a stranger and was loved by all.  Her greatest joy was serving her Lord and being active in his ministry.  She also loved good food and socializing, playing 42 or Chicken Foot with her dear friends.  She had a wonderful smile that could light up a room and a great sense of humor.

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06
Apr

Elizabeth M. Burk

Elizabeth M. Burk

1922-2017

Funeral services for Elizabeth M. Burk, 94, of Denton, formerly of Edgewood, were held Friday, April 7, 2017, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Denton under the direction of Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home. Burial followed at Rose Lawn Memorial Park. Ms. Burk passed away Sunday, April 2, 2017.

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06
Apr

Donna Usher

Donna Usher

1928-2017

Memorial services for Donna Usher, 88, of Richardson will be held on April 30, 2017, in Richardson.  Arrangements are under the direction of Allan Fuller Funeral Home in Wills Point.

She passed away peacefully surrounded by her family Friday, March 24, 2017, at Medical Center of Plano. 

She was born Dec. 15, 1928, in Clearfield, Penn. to Alton Davis and Ruth McMurray Davis.  She was raised in Clearfield and graduated from Clearfield High School.  On April 24, 1948, she married Billy Joe Usher in Clearfield.  While she sometimes worked outside her home, she is best remembered as a loving homemaker.  She enjoyed knitting, making decorative candles and cooking pies.  She lived in Jacksboro prior to moving to Richardson in 1992.  She was a member of the First Methodist Church in Richardson. 

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