Obituaries

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Vera Walton

Vera Walton

1924-2015

Memorial Services for Vera Ballew Walton, wife of deceased Seth R. Walton, of Marshall were held in the Colonial Chapel of Sullivan Funeral Home Friday, July 24.  Interment was at Algoma North Cemetery, Marshall.

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Tommy ‘Buck’ Reed


Tommy ‘Buck’ Reed

Tommy ‘Buck’ Reed

1967-2015

Tommy “Buck” Lee Reed Jr. 48, of Canton, passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2015, from natural causes in Canton. 

Tommy was born in Grand Saline, and was a lifelong resident of Canton. From his early years, he was surrounded by both family and nature which developed two passions he would carry with him his whole life.

Shortly before graduating from Canton High School in 1985, Tommy began working in Oaks Village Grocery. He quickly showed an interest in the meat market there and developed skills that he would display under the employment of Brookshire’s and rising quickly to a managerial position.

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24
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Rachel Kuster


Rachel Kuster

Rachel Kuster

1936-2015

Memorial services for Rachel Louise Kuster, 78, of Wills Point, were held Thursday, July 23, 2015, at Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home Chapel in Wills Point.

Rachel passed away on July 18, 2015, at her home in Wills Point.

Rachel Louise Alston was born Dec. 23, 1936, to the late Thomas Jefferson Alston and Blanch Smith Alston.  She married William Arthur Kuster on July 9, 1966, in Oklahoma, and they lived in the Garland area where Rachel was employed as a teller for Bank One (Chase) in Mesquite, for over 20 years.  After Bill retired in 2001, they moved to Wills Point to live near their daughters. She was of the Baptist faith.

She is preceded in death by her parents; as well as, her husband, William Arthur Kuster; and her sister, Annella Ivie.

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24
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Novelee Barron


Novelee Barron

Novelee Barron

1929-2015

Services for Novelee Lavern Barron, 85, of Canton, were held Sunday, July 19, 2015 at Eubank Funeral Home, with Bro. Billy Bob Dempsey.  Interment was at Haven of Memories in Canton.

She passed away July 16, 2015 in Tyler, 

Novelee was born Dec. 1, 1929 in Canton to Lester and Maggie Stone.

She grew up in the Tundra and Mabank Communities, and attended school at Whitehall. She was Baptist by faith and enjoyed crocheting, sewing, and gardening. Novelee especially loved her flowers.

Novelee is preceded in death by her parents, Lester and Maggie Stone; husband, J.W. Barron Jr.; daughters, Beverly Hunsaker and Kathy Roden; daughter-in-law, Peggy Barron; son-in-law, Joe Hunsaker, and five brothers and sisters.

She is survived by her sons, Ricky and James Rex Barron; daughter, Maresa and John Campbell;

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24
Jul

Nannie Harris

Nannie Harris

1919-2015

Funeral services for Nannie Blanche Harris, 96, of Dallas, were held Monday, July 20, 2015, at Hiett’s LyBrand Chapel in Wills Point. Burial was at Hooker Ridge Cemetery in Lone Oak.

Nannie passed away on Wednesday, July 16, 2015. 

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24
Jul

Mildred Green


Mildred Green

Mildred Green

1919-2015

Funeral services for Mildred Alene Green, 96, of Wills Point, were held Thursday, July 23, 2015, at Allan Fuller Funeral Home Chapel in Wills Point with Rev. Don Tisdale officiating.  Interment followed in the Green family plot at White Rose Cemetery in Wills Point. 

On the morning of July 20, 2015, Mildred passed away peacefully of natural causes at her home in Wills Point.  She was surrounded by her loving family when she stepped into the shining light of God at the age of 96.

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24
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Johnie McRoy

Johnie McRoy

1951-2015

Johnie Edward McRoy,64, of Emory, passed away Wednesday, July 15, 2015, at his home.  Arrangements are pending at this time with Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home of Emory. An  online guestbook may be signed at www.wilsonorwoskyfuneralhome.com.  

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24
Jul

Gale Tawater


Gale Tawater

Gale Tawater

1950-2015

Services for Cecil Gale Tawater, 65, of Canton were held Monday, July 20, 2015, at the Eubank Funeral Chapel in Canton, with Bro. Ronnie Daniell officiating. 

Interment was in Haven of Memories Memorial Park.

Mr. Tawater passed away Thursday, July 16, 2015, in Tyler.  He was born March 27, 1950, in Tyler to Cecil J. and Zelma Pruiett Tawater. 

Gale was a Methodist by faith.  He retired after 32 years with TxDOT.  Gale loved to spend time outdoors doing such things as fishing, collecting rocks, arrow heads and seashells, spending time with his dog, trips to the beach in Galveston and traveling to Oklahoma.  Gale also loved spending time with his family.  Mr. Tawater was a volunteer fireman for over 20 years with the Canton Fire Department.

Gale is preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis Tawater and his father.

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24
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Evonne Briggs


Evonne Briggs

Evonne Briggs

1937-2015

Services for Mavis Evonne Briggs, 78, of Hot Springs, Ark., were held Thursday, July 23, 2015, at Crestview Memorial Park in Hot Springs, Ark.  Burial was in Crestview Memorial Park.

Evonne passed away Sunday, July 19, 2015, in Canton.

She was born on July 18, 1937 in Hot Springs, Ark., to Clifton Lee and Pauline House.

Evonne grew up in Hot Springs and was a cheerleader throughout high school. She was a faithful military wife to Bobby Gene Briggs for several years. Evonne was a member at First Christian Church of Hot Springs and secretary of The Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce. She enjoyed several hobbies such as scrapbooking, playing piano, traveling, decorating and crocheting. Evonne will be remembered as a loving wife, mother and grandmother.            

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Essie White


Essie White

Essie White

1910-2015

Services for Essie Myrtle White, 105, of Martins Mill, were held Saturday, July 18, 2015, at Eubank Funeral Home with Bro. Johnny Wayne Barber officiating.

She passed away July 14, 2015, in Athens. 

Essie was born May 12, 1910, in Daylight, Tenn. to Walter and Hattie Paris.

Interment was at Holly Springs Cemetery in Martins Mill.

Essie moved to Martins Mill at the age of 9 and was a lifelong resident. She was a member of Martins Mill Baptist Church. Essie married Newburn White at the age of 18 and they started their family together. She enjoyed fishing, sewing, being outdoors, cooking for her family and had an excellent sense of humor.

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