Obituaries

Thu
13
Aug

Charles Bourquin


Charles Bourquin

Charles Bourquin

1946-2015

 

Charles Kenneth Bourquin was born on Feb. 22, 1946 in Dallas to Lillie Mae (Nichelson) and Ernest Edward Bourquin. He passed away peacefully on July 30, 2015, in Canton.

Charles was preceded in death by both parents; his brothers, Bobby Boker and Edwin Bourquin; sisters, Ola Mae Monico, Burnice Yates, and Lois Reynolds, and his granddaughter, Natalie Ann Whitehead.

Thu
13
Aug

Barbara White


Barbara White

Barbara White

1947-2015

 

Funeral services for Barbara Jean White, 68, of Edgewood, were held Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, at Roundflat Pentecostal Church in Fruitvale with Bro. Homer Morgan officiating.  Interment was at small cemetery north of Edgewood under the direction of Allan Fuller Funeral Home in Wills Point.

She passed away early Tuesday morning, Aug. 11, 2015, in Grand Saline.

Barbara was born July 12, 1947, in Dallas, the daughter of William Howard McCord and Sally Cline McCord.  She was raised in Dallas, where she attended public school.  On Sept. 28, 1963, she married David White in Dallas.  Barbara was a homemaker and enjoyed sewing, singing, ceramics, playing bingo and hosting first cousin parties.  She lived in the Grand Saline and Fruitvale areas most of her life.  Barbara attended Roundflat Pentecostal Church in Fruitvale.

Thu
13
Aug

Ann Burke

Ann Burke

1941-2015

 

Ann Todd Burke, 74, of Edgewood passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015.

Ann was born in Glocester, England on March 23, 1941

Thu
06
Aug

Thomas Ray Lewis


Thomas Ray Lewis

Thomas Ray Lewis

1950-2015

 

Thomas Ray Lewis was born March 6, 1950, in Sulphur, Okla.  He had lived in Fruitvale.  Thomas had moved to Lubbock where he passed away Aug. 1, 2015.

He served in the Army and was a Vietnam Veteran.

Thomas was preceded in death by his mother and father.

He is survived by his wife, Joy Lewis; son, Thomas R. Lewis Jr.; daughter, Monica Lewis; brother, James E. Lewis and many other family members.

Thu
06
Aug

Jan Brooks


Jan Brooks

Jan Brooks

1951-2015

 

Jan Brooks was born Dec. 27, 1951.  She was taken to her home in Heaven July 26, 2015. 

Jan is survived by her husband of 28 years, Scott E. Brooks; son, Fed C. Smetak;  son Joshua J. Smetak and wife, Robin and seven grandchildren. 

May she rest in peace in the hands of her Lord. 

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Stained Glass Window Fund at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Canton. 

Thu
06
Aug

Ilene Brown


Ilene Brown

Ilene Brown

1925-2015

 

Services for Ilene Ray Brown, 90, of Canton were held on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015 at Eubank Funeral Home Chapel.  Bro Jim Leach officiated the service.  

 Burial was at Haven of Memories, Canton.

Mrs. Brown passed away July 30, 2015, at Hospice of East Texas in Tyler.

Mrs. Brown was born July 2, 1925, to Robert Lee Ray and Edith Beatrice Leach Ray of Wallace Community.  After graduating from Canton High School in 1941, she attended Westminster College and was salutatorian of her class.  She then went to Mary Hardin Baylor and received a degree in elementary education.

Her teaching career, which spanned 33 years, began in small rural schools during World War II.  After graduating from college, she began teaching fifth grade in Seagoville. 

Thu
06
Aug

Raymond Harvey Brannum

Raymond Harvey Brannum

1944-2015

 

Memorial services for Harvey Brannum, 71, of Wills Point, will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 15 at the New Frontier Church in Wills Point off of Interstate 20.

Harvey passed away on July 27, 2015, in Sunnyvale.

He was born on March 29, 1944, in Rockwall, to the late Almous and Edna Lee (Patton) Brannam.

Harvey was a truck driver for most of his life.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 51 years, Marian.

Harvey is survived by his children, Raymond Brannum, Judy Brannum, Carrol Plummer and Cindy Harris; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; his sisters and a host of special family and friends.

Thu
06
Aug

Marie Whitton Baker


Marie Whitton Baker

Marie Whitton Baker

1947 - 2015

 

Services for Marie Whitton Baker, 67, of Whitton, were held Saturday, July 18, at Eubank Funeral Home, with Pastor Bimmy Boyles and Wayne Word officiating.  Interment was in the Tarver Cemetery.

She passed away July 15 in Tyler. Marie was born on July 16, 1947, to Spencer and Huleen Whitton.          

Mrs. Baker lived most of her life in the Whitton Community where she was a member of the Whitton Church of Christ. She had a strong will to live and always put everyone else first. Marie enjoyed working in her flower garden until her health would not allow it.  She really loved her family and her grandchildren.

Thu
06
Aug

Everett Runte

Everett Runte

1934-2015

 

Graveside services for Everett Runte Sr., 80, of Edgewood, were held Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015, at Small Cemetery in Edgewood.

Everett passed away on July 29, 2015, in Grand Saline.

Everett Dale Runte Sr. was born Nov. 16, 1934, in Rockford, Ill., to Elwin Clifford Runte and Leora Frances Harter. He moved to Texas at a young age where he attended and graduated high school in El Paso. Everett then attended mortuary school in Dallas from 1952 to1953 and later served as a clinical instructor. Everett married Mary Helen Lay in Dallas on Dec. 30, 1965. They lived in many different areas of Texas until settling in Edgewood. Everett later worked as parts manager for U-haul, Ford and Chevrolet before retiring in 1986.

Thu
30
Jul

Terri McBay


Terri McBay

Terri McBay

1956-2015

Funeral services for Terri Lynn Boswell McBay, 58, of Edgewood, were held Saturday, July 25, 2015, at New Journey Church of God in Edgewood with Bishop Casey Cook, Minister Peggy Harris and Minister Anthony Prox officiating. 

Interment was at Oak Hill Cemetery in Edgewood under the direction of Allan Fuller Funeral Home in Wills Point.

She passed away early Wednesday morning, July 22, 2015, at her residence surrounded by her family.

Terri was born Nov. 13, 1956, in Oak Cliff, the daughter of Clifford Warren Boswell and Mildred Walker Boswell.

 She was raised in the Oak Cliff area and graduated from Kimball High School in Dallas. 

On Aug.  9, 1974, she married Gary McBay in Oak Cliff.  Terri lived in DeSoto prior to moving to Edgewood in 2005. 

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