Obituaries

Thu
03
Aug

Huleen Whitton Walters

Huleen Whitton Walters

1922-2017

Services for Huleen Whitton Walters, 94, of Canton, were held Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, at Eubank Funeral Home with Bro. Larry Page officiating. Interment followed at Haven of Memories. Mrs. Walters passed away July 29, 2017, in Canton.

She was born Oct. 5, 1922, to Eva and Otis Steward. At age four, she attended a Catholic school and then attended eleven different schools before the seventh grade. At age fifteen she married Spencer Whitton, Feb. 28, 1938, and they had three precious daughters. They were married for 36 years until Whitton’s death July 24, 1974. Twenty-three years later she met and married Kellis Walters. She worked for Terrell State Hospital for 29 years after receiving her GED.

Thu
27
Jul

Marilyn Yvonne Reynolds

Marilyn Yvonne Reynolds

1939-2017

Funeral services for Marilyn Yvonne Reynolds, 77, of Terrell, were held Monday, July 24, 2017, at Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home in Wills Point. Burial followed at Yantis Cemetery in Yantis. Mrs. Reynolds passed away July 19, 2017, in Terrell.

 

Thu
27
Jul

John Allen Shepard

John Allen Shepard

1948-2017

Funeral services for John Allen Shepard, 69, of Canton, were held Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Oak Grove Baptist Church in Elmo with Bro. Tim Mabe and Rev. Brian West officiating.

 

Interment followed at Elmo Cemetery in Elmo under the direction of Allan Fuller Funeral Home in Wills Point. Mr. Shepard passed away Saturday, July 22, 2017, at his residence in Canton.

 

He was born Feb. 11, 1948, in Terrell to James Province Shepard and Myrtle Frances Pursell Shepard.

 

He was raised in Elmo and graduated from Wills Point High School in 1966.  While in high school, he was a member of the WPHS football team that won the Class A State Championship in 1965.

 

Thu
27
Jul

Fern Faye Davis

Fern Faye Davis

1919-2017

Graveside services for Fern Faye Davis, 97, of Tyler, were held Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at White Rose Cemetery in Wills Point under the direction of Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home. Mrs. Davis passed away July 22, 2017, in Tyler.

 

Thu
27
Jul

Ethel Mae Heddin

Ethel Mae Heddin

1930-2017

 

Funeral services for Ethel Mae Heddin, 86, of Edgewood, were held Sunday, July 23, 2017, at Allan Fuller Funeral Home Chapel in Wills Point with Pastor Jonathan Leach officiating. She passed away Thursday, July 20, 2017, in Tyler.

Mrs. Heddin was born October 26, 1930, in Fruitvale to Walter B. Copeland and Annie Baker Copeland.  She was raised in Fruitvale. She graduated from Garland High School in 1948. She married Major Ray Heddin Oct. 24, 1953, in Edgewood.

She worked for Edgewood ISD in the cafeteria for many years. She enjoyed working crossword puzzles, cooking and sewing.

She loved her family very much and looked forward to spending time with her grandchildren.  She was a member of Good Hope Baptist Church in Edgewood.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ray Heddin July 5, 2014; three brothers and one sister.

Thu
27
Jul

Eddie Almeda Mansell Kelsey

Eddie Almeda Mansell Kelsey

1923-2017

Funeral services for Eddie Almeda Mansell Kelsey, 93, of Edgewood, were held Saturday, July 22, 2017, at Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home in Wills Point. Burial was at Crestview Memorial Park in Wichita Falls.

She was born Sept. 25, 1923, in Wichita Falls to the late Eddie Lee Ewing and Essie Almeda Hulan.

She was raised in Wichita Falls where she attended school. She married Roy Nelson Mansell in Wichita Falls in April of 1941, and he preceded her in death March 4, 1949.

She married J.C. Kelsey in July of 1950. They lived in Wichita Falls where they raised their four children. Mr. Kelsey passed away in 1978.

She was employed as a beautician, operating a salon and working as a nurses’ aide for many years.

She married James Parker in 1981, and they lived in Iowa Park. After he passed, Eddie married Andrew Arrington in 2002.

Thu
27
Jul

Charles Howard McArdle

Charles Howard McArdle

1958-2017

Funeral services for Charles Howard McArdle, 59, of Phalba, were held Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home Chapel in Wills Point. Burial followed at Old Bethel Cemetery in Canton.

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Thu
27
Jul

Bobby Gene Hickey

Bobby Gene Hickey

1956-2017

Memorial services for Bobby Gene Hickey Jr., 61, of Wills Point, were held Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at Allan Fuller Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Forest Nichols officiating. Mr. Hickey passed away Thursday, July 20, 2017, in Dallas.

 

Thu
27
Jul

Abraham Silverio

Abraham Silverio

1960-2017

 

Mass of Christian Burial, for Abraham Lopez Silverio, 57, of Grand Saline, was held Saturday, July 22, 2017, at St. Celestine Catholic Church of Grand Saline with Father Victor Hernandez officiating.

Interment followed in Woodside Cemetery under the direction of Bartley Funeral Home.

He passed away July 17, 2017, in Mineola.

He was born July 15, 1960 in Mexico.

 

Thu
20
Jul

Mary Jeanette Lyle

Mary Jeanette Lyle

1925-2017

Graveside services for Mary Jeanette Lyle, 92, Wills Point, were held Thursday, July 20, 2017, at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Mineola, officiated by Russell Harris. Mrs. Lyle passed away Saturday, July 15, 2017.

She was born in Kingman, Kan. May 23, 1925, to the late Clarence E. and Pearl Irene Payne.  Mrs. Lyle was a resident of Crestwood Nursing Home in Wills Point for the last several years.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Thad Lyle; son, Ben Frank Lyle; two brothers, John Payne and Frank Payne; two sisters, Margaret Gilmore and Edna Dean.

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