Obituaries

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Karen Nelson

Karen Nelson

1960-2017

 

Private memorial service for Karen Robin Nelson, 56, of Mesquite, will be held at a later date.  Arrangements are under the direction of Allan Fuller Funeral Home in Wills Point.

She passed away Monday, March 27, 2017, in Balch Springs. 

Shen was born Dec. 18, 1960, in Dallas, the daughter of Eddie James Nelson and Doris Ann Shields Nelson.  She was raised in Farmers Branch, where she attended public school.  She lived in Wills Point prior to moving to Mesquite five years ago.  She enjoyed collecting arrow heads, fishing and just being outdoors.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Eddie and Doris Nelson; brother, Eddie Nelson, Jr. and a nephew, Austin Fields.

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James Tonn

James Tonn

1928-2017

 

Visitation services for James “Jimmy” Winston Tonn, 89 of Wills Point were held Monday, March 20, 2017 at Hiett’s Lybrand Funeral Home in Wills Point.  A private graveside service at Grove Hill Memorial Park in Dallas followed.  Services were under the direction of Hiett’s Lybrand Funeral Home.

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Jack G. Stallings

Jack G. Stallings

1937-2017

 

Graveside services for Jack G. Stallings, 79, of Arlington, formerly of Emory, are scheduled for 1:30 p.m., Saturday, April 1, 2017, at Ellis Chapel Cemetery in Wills Point. Services are under the direction of Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home.

He passed away Friday, March 25, 2017.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to your favorite charity or the Arlington Woman’s Club scholarship fund.

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Harris Miller

Harris Miller

1921-2017

 

Funeral services for Harris Z. “Buddy” Miller, 95, of Mineola were held Thursday, March 30, 2017, at Sand Springs Baptist Church near Mineola. Burial followed at White Rose Cemetery in Wills Point. Services were under the direction of Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home.

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Earl McDermott

Earl McDermott

1920-2017

 

Services for Earl McDermott, 96, of Fruitvale, were held Friday, March 24, 2017, at Main Street Baptist Church with Dr. Bruce Smilie officiating under the direction of Bartley Funeral Home.

Interment was in Woodside Cemetery.

Mr. McDermott passed away March 20, 2017, in Grand Saline. 

He was born May 22, 1920, in Maud to George and Beulah Green McDermott. 

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Billy Lyon

Billy Lyon

1933-2017

 

Billy Joyce Lyon (Adams), age 83, was born on April 23, 1933, in Clayton, N.M., to parents, William and Tempest Adams.

A graveside service was held at Millwood Cemetery in Lavon on Feb. 19, 2017.

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Betty Clower

Betty Clower

1932-2017

 

Services for Betty June Clower, 84, of Grand Saline, were held Thursday, March 30, 2017 at Eubank Funeral Home with Bro. Randy Fisher officiating.

She passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017 in Terrell.

She was born Oct. 21, 1932 in Grand Saline to John Henry Fisher and Jettie Laurecy Daniels.

She grew up in Grand Saline and graduated from Grand Saline High School in 1948 at the age of 16. She married Elvis Clower Aug. 12, 1950 and they moved to Duncanville in 1960. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Duncanville for several years before retiring back to Grand Saline in 1978. In her spare time, she enjoyed sewing, crocheting, cooking for her family, and traveling. The last fifteen years of her life was shared with Bob Fore and his children in Friendswood.

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Barbara Harbord


Barbara Harbord

Barbara Harbord

1951-2017

 

Memorial services for Barbara Gay Swann Harbord, 65, of Canton are scheduled for 2 p.m. on Saturday April 8, 2017 at St. Justin Episcopal Church in Canton.

She passed away on March 5, 2017 in Tyler.

She was born on May 7, 1951 in Corpus Christi to Roy Gilbert Swann and Norma Alice Morrison Swann.

She was a retired LVN spending most of her career at the Nursing Homes in Canton.  She was active with her church and the local food bank.

She had a personality that would brighten any room, and was happiest when surrounded by people.  She always had gifts to surprise others wherever she went. 

Words cannot convey how much she will be missed. 

She is preceded in death by her father Roy Swann and her brother Thad Swann.

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B.W. Ward

B.W. Ward

1930-2017

 

Services for B.W. Ward, 86, of Canton, were held March 29, 2017, at the First Baptist Church in Canton with Pastor Mike Roberson officiating under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home. 

Interment was in Haven of Memories.

He passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Canton. 

 He was born Sept. 24, 1930 in the China Grove Community to Walter E. and Ora Belle Morris Ward. 

He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Canton for over 50 years and a 50 year member of the Blue Lodge and Scottish Rite. 

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Athene Martin

Athene Martin

1928-2017

 

Funeral services for Athene Iona Martin, 89, of Athens, formerly of Edgewood, were held Saturday, March 18, 2017, at Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home in Edgewood. Burial followed at Small Cemetery.

She was born on Jan. 17, 1928, in Lampassas to parents, Archie Campbell and Leona Kendall Campbell. She was raised in the Morince Community of Edgewood, where she attended school. She married Jack Cordell Martin and they made their home in Edgewood. She was a homemaker, raising their two children. She was of the Baptist faith. She enjoyed quilting, gardening and spending time with her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Archie and Leona Campbell; brothers, Harvey Campbell and Odie Dean Campbell and a sister, Inez Morris.

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