Laurel Land Funeral Home and Cemetery

When the time comes for you to plan a funeral, it helps to work with someone you can trust to take care of what needs to be done the way you want to do it. That's what we have to offer you whether you're planning ahead for your own funeral or taking care of someone you love. Your family's comfort matters a great deal to us. Generations of families have depended on us at Laurel Land Funeral Homes and Cemetery to provide the finest in personalized service and care. You can be assured that our reputation for customer service is excellent. We realize the importance of everyone's personal wishes and traditions and will work with you to create the funeral experience you want - from traditional services to anything that is possible today. Our funeral arrangers are experienced and compassionate professionals who will listen to what you have to say and take pride in making sure each and every detail is handled with care for you and your family. For your convenience, we have our own full-service floral shop, Rembrandt Florist, onsite at our Fort Worth location to make it easier for you to select any floral tributes you may want. We are also proud to be the only funeral home in the Fort Worth area to offer you the Enduring Memories® Video Booth so you, your family and friends can create a lasting tribute for yourselves and others to remember. More information is provided below. Finally, we believe you'll find our funeral home facilities to be beautiful, spacious and easy to find. From our 250-seat chapel to our more intimate family rooms at each location, our funeral home facilities were designed with your family's comfort and convenience in mind. Visitors to our Fort Worth location are welcomed with a lovely greeting area complete with an open staircase. Many have expressed finding this warm reception area to be comforting. We hope you do too. Our Laurel Land Funeral Home in Fort Worth is also conveniently located on the grounds of Laurel Land Cemetery. Those who have chosen to use both our funeral home and cemetery for their funerals find the seamless service and close proximity to be valuable added benefits. The well-maintained cemetery grounds offer visitors a serene haven for reflection and remembrance. The cemetery also offers picturesque lawns and gardens including two Veterans areas and the Garden of Reflections. You can choose from a variety of options including indoor or outdoor mausoleum entombment and private family estates. Traditional burial and cremation options are also available. The Chapel of the Chimes, a chapel commemorating the freedom of the press, is also on the grounds of the cemetery and replicates St. Paul's Church in Mount Vernon, N.Y. We welcome the opportunity to meet with you and give you a personal tour of our funeral home and cemetery in Fort Worth or our funeral home in Burleson. Just give us a call or stop by.


Our Obituaries

Jewelene Rodgers

January 20, 1930 - June 25, 2017

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Fred Theodore Henry

March 26, 1921 - June 25, 2017

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Norma Dean Palmer

November 17, 1927 - June 23, 2017

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Louise Elizabeth Minor

April 30, 1932 - June 23, 2017

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Jacobo Lomas-Alanis

April 14, 1978 - June 22, 2017

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J.D. Dodd

October 28, 1966 - June 21, 2017

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Joshua Jamon Jackson

June 19, 2017 - June 19, 2017

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Vera Mae Modkins

June 28, 1944 - June 19, 2017

Vera Mae Miles’ journey began June 28, 1944, in Marlin, Texas, to the parentage of Verv Lee Miles and Sybil Mae Graves Miles. She was the second eldest of four siblings. Vera accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior at an early age.She attended Booker T. Washington Public School. She was united to Earl Modkins, Sr., on July 6, 1963, and this union of 54 years bore five children, three...
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Patrick Xavier Evans

September 26, 1964 - June 18, 2017

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Shirley June Pitman-Ketchum

January 29, 1938 - June 18, 2017

Shirley passed away peacefully on June 18, 2017. She was born January 29, 1938 in Dallas, TX to John E. & Theresa Samford. She graduated from Adamson High School in 1956 and married her high school sweetheart, Jerry Pitman, on July 6, 1956. They lived in the Dallas area until 1979, relocating to Hillsborough, CA then to Houston, TX until Jerry passed away in 1988. She immediately moved back...
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Billy Ray Townson

April 23, 1926 - June 16, 2017

Billy Ray Townson died on June 16, 2017; he was 91 years old. Mr. Townson was born on April 23, 1926 in Waxahachie, TX to his parents Robert and Susan Townson. In February 1948, he married Oneta Wynn of Soper, Oklahoma. They were happily married for 69 years and had five children. Until recently, they lived in DeSoto, TX for 61 years. He was employed for 35 years as an airplane riveter for LTV...
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Luther R. Davis

June 12, 1932 - June 15, 2017

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Dennis Earl Coleman

February 2, 1942 - June 15, 2017

Dennis Earl Coleman, Sr., was born on February 2, 1942, in Dallas, Texas, to Robert and Celia Dennis (C.D.) Coleman. The family lived in the Ellum Thicket neighborhood and he attended Dallas Public Schools. He graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in 1960 and then entered the University of North Texas. During his high school years, he met and later married Miss Ethel Hayden in 1963, who...
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Mary Maxine Johnson

August 16, 1932 - June 15, 2017

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Connie Marie Lusk

January 28, 1922 - June 14, 2017

was born January 28, 1922 and passed away on June 14, 2017. Connie was a homemaker and retired from K-Mart. She is preceded in death by her brothers Gordon, Cecil and Ray Pledger . She is survived by her sons John and David, two grandsons and five great grandchildren. A private service will be held June 21.
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Alice A. Hathcock

September 18, 1942 - June 14, 2017

Alice Ann Guthrie Hathcock, of Dallas, Texas, was born, Friday September 18, 1942 to David Junior Guthrie and Betty Jo Lochridge and died Wednesday, June 14, in Dallas, Texas at the age of 74 years.Alice was an employee at Morton Foods for many years, Weaver Spring for some years and Lonestar Chemical for the last years of her working career. She loved going to the casino, even on her sickest...
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Larry Oneal Johnson

December 23, 1946 - June 13, 2017

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Gallaway Joseph Cuellar

February 2, 1959 - June 13, 2017

Gallaway J. Cuellar Sr., 58 passed peacefully on June 13, 2017 surrounded by loved ones. He is survived by wife of 42 years Laura and 2 children; son, Gallaway Jr and wife Phuong; daughter, Miranda and husband Cesar. He also leaves behind a sister Elvira Cantu. He is preceded in death by Sister Mary Lou Munoz and an additional 7 brothers and 3 sisters. He had two grandson George and wife...
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Willie Ruth Edwards

February 28, 1935 - June 12, 2017

Willie Ruth Edwards was born February 28, 1935 to the late Vastine Ward and Ella Mae Hill in Ardmore, Oklahoma. She fell asleep in death on Monday, June 12, 2017 after a Lengthy illness. She was preceded in death by her parents, 2 brothers, Joe Gentry and Ray Cohew, 1 sister, Larissa Hill. She is survived by her loving husband of 49 years, Ely Edwards, Nieces, nephews and many friends. In...
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Della Marie King

June 28, 1925 - June 12, 2017

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Wilford L. Taylor

April 6, 1953 - June 12, 2017

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Charlotte Ware Haley

December 10, 1917 - June 12, 2017

Transitioned from this life on June 12, 2017, at age 99. She was born in Belton, Texas, December 10, 1917, to Samuel Denton Ware and Charlotte Marshall Ware. Three years later the family moved to north Oak Cliff, her lifetime home. Studying under the concertmaster of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and practicing often 4 hours a day, she became a virtuoso violinist, was selected concertmaster of...
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Sharon Renae Rosales

September 18, 1959 - June 12, 2017

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Verna M. Adams

June 4, 1927 - June 12, 2017

Verna Mae Wells Adams born June 4, 1927 and died June 13, 2017. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She is preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Billy Joe Adams; her daughter, Annette Sue Adams; three sisters and one brother. She is survived by her daughter Janette Adams Sutton; son-in-law Jim Sutton; grandson, Chris Sutton and his wife, Amy Sutton,...
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Pamela S. Davis

August 25, 1960 - June 11, 2017

Pamela Shecharn Davis, was the only baby girl born on August 25, 1960, in Dallas, Texas, to Otha Davis and Wilma Eldridge.She attended and graduated from H. Grady Spruce High School in 1978. She enjoyed spending time with her brothers and family, listening to music, and fishing. She was the girliest tomboy you could ever meet. She always made sure her nails were done. She met her first love at...
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Calvin Bryant Carter

January 14, 1939 - June 11, 2017

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Elizabeth Lorene Thompson

February 6, 1930 - June 11, 2017

Elizabeth Lorene Thompson was a loving mother, loyal and caring wife and a strong Christian woman. She had a strong impact on everyone she met. Her faith in God and the church helped her overcome difficulties in her life while remaining true to her values. God truly blessed her and she now is with him in heaven.Living on a farm in her early years Lorene, her sister Vernell and her mother Clarene...
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Mildred E. Cornett

March 10, 1922 - June 9, 2017

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Julia M. Uvalle

June 17, 1917 - June 9, 2017

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Loretta Ruth Hogan

November 6, 1938 - June 9, 2017

Age 78, long time resident of Dallas, TX passed away on Friday 06/09/2017. Loretta was born on 11/06/1938 in Dallas, TX, she worked many years as a waitress and a devoted Avon representative. She is predeceased by her parents and her husband, Marvin "Al" Hogan and son, Robert Hogan. She leaves behind her daughter Angela Collis; 3 step-children: David Hogan (Rebecca), Louise Johnson ...
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Simon Castillo

January 22, 1940 - June 8, 2017

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June R. Puhlman

January 13, 1928 - June 7, 2017

June Rose Lee Puhlman was born on January 13, 1928, to George and Hattie (Smolinski) Lee in St. Petersburg, Florida. She passed away on June 7, 2017, in Tool, Texas. She was 89 years old.She had three children whom she loved: her son, Ernie, and two daughters, Charyl and Donna. June loved fishing, cooking, and enjoyed her pets. She worked for five decades, and spent 23 years working for Sanger...
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Clarence E. Welch

February 27, 1926 - June 5, 2017

Clarence Eugene (Pete) Welch age 91 of Mathis, Texas passed away June 5th 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Clarence was born February 27th 1926 in Deschler, Nebraska to John and Margie Welch. Clarence was a proud WWII Navy Veteran, serving as a Seabee in the South Pacific. Clarence is survived by his daughter Patricia Lemmons, his son Thomas Harrison Welch, (Gena), grandchildren Lee...
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Terry L. Dural

October 6, 1963 - June 4, 2017

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Ramona M. Martinez

April 2, 1920 - June 4, 2017

Ramona M. Martinez age 97 born in San Antonio, TX on April 2, 1920 went peacefully from her loving family to the loving arms of her Lord on June 4, 2017. She left behind her children Margaret Pena, David Cervantes, Alicia Adames, Esther Castro, Paul Cervantes and Jesse Martinez, 33 grandchildren, 96 great grandchildren and 52 great great grandchildren.Services will be held at Colonial Hill...
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Norma Rea Roberson

October 27, 1932 - June 3, 2017

Norma Rea Tillis Roberson, affectionately known as “Fannie,” was born on October 27, 1932, in Marshall, Texas, to Lena and Jimmy Tillis. She was one of ten children. As a young child, she accepted Christ as her personal Savior and was baptized at Macedonia Baptist Church, Marshall, Texas. She maintained an active membership throughout her growing years. She attended school in the...
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Jesus S. Rivera

May 4, 1924 - June 2, 2017

Jesus S. Rivera, beloved husband and father passed away on June 2, 2017 at the age of 93. He is survived by his wife of 54 years Katia V. Rivera, and children: Maria Villarreal, Alma Benavides, Abril Rivera, Jazmin Rivera and Manuel Rivera. Jesus had 13 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Viewing will be held at Laurel Land Funeral Home, 6000 S. R.L. Thornton Fwy. in Dallas on Tuesday,...
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Mary Louise Sandoval

July 21, 1954 - June 2, 2017

SANDOVAL, Mary "Lulu" Passed on 6/2/17. Preceded in death by Parents: Juan & Tomasa Martinez, Biological parents: Gregorio Saavedra & Frances M. Perez, Son: Joseph Sandoval, Brother: Gilbert Martinez & Sister: Tomasa Sierra. She leaves to cherish her memories 4 children: Joe J. Sandoval, Sandra A. R. Sandoval, Mary S. Armijo & Gregory E. Sandoval, Siblings: Frank...
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Maggie Viola Jernigan

August 10, 1920 - May 31, 2017

Viola "Sis" Jernigan of Desoto, Texas, Born August 10, 1920 in Cleburne, Texas. Passed away May 31, 2017. Survived by nieces Leola (Bud) Mosso, Sandra Duncan, Linda Goins, and several great-nieces and nephews. Also, survived by her best friend Virginia Collins and her children, Brenda Carter and husband Eddy and Allen Calvery and wife Linda as well as, Virginia’s nine...
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Annette Miles

January 2, 1949 - May 29, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Maria Luz Leon

December 17, 1956 - May 28, 2017

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James Lee Webb

September 21, 1934 - May 25, 2017

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Jose A. Fraga Morado

April 21, 1946 - May 25, 2017

Jose A. Fraga Morado was born on April 21, 1946 in Mexico and passed away on May 25, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. Jose retired from the City of Dallas Utilities Department. He was a collector of many things, an animal lover, hardworking and enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Jose is preceded in death by his father, Victoriano Morado; mother, Antonia Fraga; brother, Rolando Morado and sister...
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Elsie Chambers

February 14, 1954 - May 24, 2017

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Rachel T. Wiley

July 16, 1933 - May 24, 2017

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Alice Virginia Settle

August 14, 1943 - May 23, 2017

Alice Virginia Holliday Edmondson Settle of Midlothian, Texas, was born on August 14, 1943 in Dallas, Texas and danced into Heaven on May 23, 2017 at the age of 73. Alice attended South Oak Cliff High School and later attended El Centro College, where she received an Associate of Science Degree in Nursing and became a Registered Nurse, working as a Hospice Nurse. Alice had a special gift of...
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Jackie Lou Thompson

January 22, 1934 - May 23, 2017

Jackie Lou Thompson, age 83, of Seven Points Texas passed away May 23, 2017 after complications from a recent illness. She was born to Walter Alfred Scott and Dorothy Justin Carter in Dallas, Texas January 22, 1934. She grew up in Oak Cliff graduating from Adamson High School. She married Carl Zora Rhyner and had a son Carl Morris Rhyner in 1953. Her marriage to Carl Z. Rhyner ended, and in...
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James Hopkins

November 13, 1933 - May 22, 2017

James Hopkins, Jr., born on November 13, 1933, in Honey Grove, Texas, passed away on May 22, 2017, in Dallas, Texas. James proudly served his country in the United States Army. He served as a deacon at Faithful Baptist Church and later join the Destiny Christian Center. James retired from Wonder Bread in 1995 where he worked on the assembly line. James married Frances Curry, and to this union...
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Patrick John Worley

June 10, 1951 - May 22, 2017

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Nutisla S. Spruill

January 30, 1973 - May 21, 2017

On January 30th, 1973, Nutisla Spruill was born to the proud parents of Pink Turner Jr. and Mary Ann Turner in Dallas, TX. She attended W.W. Bushman Elementary, Sarah Zumwalt Middle School Walter and graduated from Masco Smith High School in 1991. After High School, she had her beautiful daughter Brittany Turner and loving son Eugene Rembert who she dedicated her life raising. In 2007, she...
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Jeana Marlene Mott

April 4, 1951 - May 18, 2017

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Cecil L. Kavanaugh

September 14, 1929 - May 18, 2017

Cecil LeGene Kavanaugh, 87, of Dallas, Texas passed away on May, 18 2017 peacefully at his home and passed into the loving arms of his Savior. His service will be held at Eastridge Baptist Church on Monday, May 22, at 11:00 with visitation at Laurel Land Funeral Home on Sunday, May 21, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM. He was born in Dallas, Texas on September 14, 1929. He is preceded in death by his parents...
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Courtney L. Fridia

December 6, 1964 - May 17, 2017

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Barbara Jean Watts

October 16, 1957 - May 15, 2017

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Jamichael Jordan Huntsberry

February 13, 1991 - May 14, 2017

Sunrise Jamichael Jordan Hunstberry was born on February 13, 1991, in Dallas, Texas to the late Sonya Jones and Wendell Huntsberry. He attended school in the Dallas Independent School District and loved football. Jamichael enjoyed spending time with his daughter Haily and loved...
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Jeremy Ryan White

October 12, 1988 - May 14, 2017

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Barbara Ann Race

February 14, 1945 - May 13, 2017

Barbara Ann Bryant, 72, of Dallas passed away on Saturday, May 13, 2017. She was born in Dallas on February 14, 1945 to the late Arthur E. and Eunice P. Taylor Bryant.She is survived by her daughters Lori Garza and husband Jessie and Elaine Rothenberg, grandchildren Ryan Rutlegde and wife Lorena, Brennen Commons and wife Suzanne and Sophia McLendon, great grandchildren Ashton, Angel, Mackenzie,...
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Anne T. Reece

March 17, 1924 - May 12, 2017

Molly Anne Torrey Reece died peacefully in Duncanville Texas on May 12, 2017 at the age of 93. Her 18+ year battle with Alzheimer’s is over and we rejoice that now she is in her eternal home and with the Lord Jesus.A small memorial service is scheduled for Tuesday May 23 at 2:00PM at the chapel in Laurel Land in Dallas. A short graveside service will follow with Dr. William J Jackson of...
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Henry Louis Schulze

June 26, 1933 - May 12, 2017

Henry "Buster" Louis Schulze, III, 83, of Dallas passed away on Friday, May 12, 2017. He was born on June 26, 1933 in Brenham, Texas to the late Henry Louis Schulze, Jr. and Bonnie Schulze. Mr. Schulze attended the University of Texas as well as served in the Army National Guard in the 49th Armored Division for 11 years. Buster started working at U.S. Steel Supply Division and worked...
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Leisha Mattie Woods

September 24, 1964 - May 12, 2017

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Frances Louise York

December 18, 1927 - May 12, 2017

On Friday May 12, 2017, the Angel of Death touched and sealed the lips of our beloved wife, mother, and friend, Frances Louise York. But in that same touch the Angel of Peace led her to higher grounds where she will forever be at rest in the Lord.Frances Louise (Wadley) York was born to the parentage of Leonard and Jessie Mae Wadley on December 18, 1927 in Dallas, Texas. She attended Dallas...
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Dana G. McDonald

September 4, 1941 - May 11, 2017

Dana Gail McDonald was born September 4, 1941 in Dallas, Texas and passed away May 11, 2017 in Waxahachie, Texas. Preceded in death by her parents Cleo Bryan Fry and Annie Pearline Holland, and sister Lovena P. Mena. Survived by her daughters, Debra (Jerry) Cortez and Shree (Rodney) Kent both of Waxahachie, Texas. Siblings Nelson”Lee” Fry of Dallas, TX , Cecelia Elaine (Ed) Barnett...
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Ever Jewel Hamilton

July 22, 1928 - May 11, 2017

Ever Jewel Hamilton, 88, had a peaceful transition from earth to glory on May 11, 2017.Ever Jewel Matthews was born on July 22, 1928, one of seven children. After moving to Dallas, Texas, she began her formal schooling in the Dallas Independent School District. She attended N. W. Harlee and ultimately graduated from Lincoln High School in 1947. She married Huey D. Hamilton Sr. who preceded her...
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James Craig Toney

August 1, 1932 - May 10, 2017

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James Craig Toney

August 1, 1932 - May 10, 2017

James Craig Toney was born on August 1, 1932 to the parentage of Edwin Toney and Vidalia (McConnell) Toney in Naples, Texas; both preceded him death. He was 1 of 6 children.James received his formal education at Naples Public Schools System. He accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized.To the union of James C. Toney and Daisy Toney (deceased) God gave them 10 beautiful children. He leaves...
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Mary E. Stroud

April 19, 1928 - May 10, 2017

Mary Elizabeth Stroud went to be with the Lord on May 10, 2017. She was born on April 19, 1928. Mary had a full life as a loving wife, wonderful mother and a friend to many. She worked along with her husband of 66 years with the Texas Baptist Men Church Builders. She was preceded in death by her husband Julian. She is survived by her daughter and son in law Sharon and David Logan and her daughter...
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Paulverline Hughes

August 29, 1930 - May 9, 2017

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Santos Avila Deleon

November 1, 1950 - May 8, 2017

Santos DeleonSus papas Francisco Deleon y Maria Asuncion Avila. Tuvieron 3 hijos Julia, Venancio, y Santos Deleon. Santos Deleon se caso con Minerva Escobedo, en Agosto de 1996. Tuvieron 2 hijos. Selina y Francisco. Cuando Santos conocio a Minerva ella tenia dos hijos Juan y Maria, al igual que El tenia 2 hijos mas Cristina y David. Sin importar a ninguno de los dos trataron de aser una bonita...
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Kimberly Nell Tillack

December 10, 1958 - May 8, 2017

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Bessie Ross

September 29, 1918 - May 8, 2017

Loved and admired by all Bessie Louise Spain, who was born in Alvarado Texas September 29, 1918 and preceded in death by William Oscar Spain and Mattie Bet Doyle Spain, went to her heavenly home to meet her Lord, husband and parents. Preceded in death by her husband J.D. (John) Ross. Also, preceded in death by her brother William Oscar Spain, Jr. and Sister-in-Law, Bette Huffman Spain.Survived by...
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Thomas Longoria Miller

December 26, 1946 - May 8, 2017

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Ethel Jones Anderson

February 17, 1947 - May 8, 2017

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Earlene H. Stevens

March 3, 1929 - May 7, 2017

Beautiful, elegant and the epitome of class,... a true lady...Earlene Hubbard graced the world with her presence on Mar 3, 1929. She was the first daughter born to James Hubbard and Hazel Williams-Hubbard in Shreveport, LA. After her family moved to Dallas, she accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized at the family church, True Lee Missionary...
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Marco Antonio Sanchez

November 24, 1986 - May 7, 2017

Marco Antonio Sanchez, age 30, passed away on Sunday, May 7, 2017. Marco was born on November 24, 1986 in Dallas, Texas to Carmen Sanchez and Santiago Gutierrez. Marco worked as a General Manager for McDonald's Corporation. Marco was preceded in death by his Grandpa Juan Delgado and Uncle Jesus Delgado. Marco leaves to cherish his memories, his wife, Elizabeth, children, Andrew, Marco, Jr.,...
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John H. Sparks

June 23, 1922 - May 7, 2017

John H. Sparks, also known as Johnnie Sparks, was Born Johnson Hartwell Sparks in Grandfield Oklahoma, on June 23, 1922, the Ninth and second youngest child of his parents, Johnson Elsberry Sparks and Tennessee Russell. He was born into a family of dustbowl sharecroppers during the darkest years of the Great Depression, and carried that difficult experience with him throughout his life. But that...
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Ina Victoria Ragan

July 29, 1918 - May 7, 2017

Ina Victoria Ragan passed away on May 7, 2017. She is survived by Jim (Jan), Gary (Kris) and Peggy (Steve); Grandchildren: Kristen, Gary and Jennifer; Great-Grandchildren: Victoria, Erika, Madeline, Owen, Zoe, and Noah. Funeral services will convene on Tuesday May 16, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Laurel Land Memorial Chapel in Dallas, Texas. Pastor Joel Berthelsen of Hope Lutheran Church will be...
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Vera Mae Hanks

February 19, 1924 - May 7, 2017

Vera Mae Hanks was born in Rankin, Texas. She had been employed as a salesperson at the Wynnewood Village Shopping Center, in the fabric store, Toy World and then Susanne’s Clothing store.She loved to cook for her family, remember those Sunday Dinners!!! Vera was a faithful member of First Baptist Church in Oak Cliff.She was predeceased by her parents, Kern and Ruth Gray; husband, Charles E...
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Otis Lee Rice

November 3, 1951 - May 6, 2017

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Melvin Ward Cox

March 1, 1939 - May 5, 2017

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Mona Polk

April 29, 1964 - May 5, 2017

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Sammie Perry

November 17, 1929 - May 4, 2017

Sammie Perry was born in Garland, Texas, on November 17, 1929. He was the third son of R.C. and Arvella Perry. At an early age, he joined the United States Air Force, serving in the Korean War, which certainly broadened his travels as a young soldier. He traveled from the Carolinas to Germany, and at one point to the South Pole, Greenland to be exact. After returning to civilian life, Sam...
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Beulah Kate Conatser

March 7, 1924 - May 3, 2017

Beulah Kate Conatser, 93, of Dallas passed away on Wednesday, May, 3. 2017. She was born on March 7, 1924.A graveside service will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at Laurel Land Memorial Park.
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Virginia Ann Coleman

February 9, 1957 - May 3, 2017

Virginia Ann Coleman was born on February 9, 1957 to the Late Alvin and Erma Coleman in Dallas, Texas. She graduated from South Oak Cliff High School in 1975, and worked in the health care profession until her health failed. Virginia accepted Christ at a very early age and was a member of Shekinah Tabernacle Baptist Church. She leaves 5 sisters and 3 brothers and a host of other relatives and...
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Carnell Calvin

July 9, 1963 - May 2, 2017

Carnell Calvin was a man full of gratitude and thankfulness to the Lord for the grace and mercy shown throughout his life. He was born in Denver, Colorado, to the parentage of Elaine Calvin Hurd and Bill Noland on July 9, 1963. He was the fifth of six children. He accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior at a young age and was baptized by Reverend Robert D. Reed at the family church – Mount...
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Charles Walter Searcy

November 11, 1934 - May 1, 2017

Walter Searcy was born on November 11, 1934 in Princeton, Texas to Floyd and Lucy Mae Searcy. He entered into eternal life on May 1, 2017. He was the brother of Alvin, Royce, David Douglas and Sue. He was the father of Kim Reynolds. Those who will keep him in our hearts are...Kim and Randy Reynolds; grandchildren Nathan and Gabriel; sister Sue Pool and so many more. He was a beloved member of...
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Ethel Louise Johnson

July 14, 1945 - April 29, 2017

Precious MemoriesGod called Ethel Louise Johnson home to Him on April 29, 2017, to be with her mother, Ruby Alexander, who passed on April 26, 2017. Ethel was born on July 14, 1945 in Atlanta, Texas to the union of Leon Alexander, Sr. and Ruby Alexander. Ethel was the oldest of nine children. She is survived by her siblings Leon Alexander, Jr., Tommy Alexander, Reginald Alexander, Delores Pickett...
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Arnulfo Martinez Ibarra

January 18, 1947 - April 29, 2017

Arnulfo Martinez Ibarra of La Presita, San Diego de la Union, Gto, MX passed away peacefully on April 29, 2017 at the age of 70. He was the son of Arnulfo Cabrera Ibarra and Soledad Martinez. He married Eva Guerrero Ibarra in 1971, they enjoyed 47 years of a loving and happy marriage and have five children. In his landscaping business, the love for gardening truly shined through his work. He...
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Arnulfo Martinez Ibarra

January 18, 1947 - April 29, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Elizabeth Winters

March 23, 1936 - April 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Jimmy E. Patterson

August 1, 1950 - April 27, 2017

Jimmy E. Patterson was born on August 1, 1950 in Dallas, Texas to Georgia Stokes and Laft Patterson. Jimmy worked for Dallas County Transportation, where he later retired. He was known for the love of Martial Arts. On April 27, 2017, Jimmy E. Patterson was called to his Eternal Home, and he was welcomed by his father, Laft Patterson and his mother, Georgia Stokes. He is survived by his...
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Herschel R. Pratt

November 25, 1983 - April 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Janie Mae Ratliff

October 29, 1928 - April 27, 2017

Janie M. Ratliff, 88, of Dallas, TX, passed away on April 27, 2017.The funeral service will be held at 11:00am on May 4, 2017 at Glendale Presbyterian Church. Pastor Derek Jacobs of The Village United Methodist Church will be officiating. Visitation will be 6:00-8:00pm on May 3, 2017 at Laurel Land Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow the funeral at Laurel Land Memorial Gardens. Funeral...
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Rufus Dean Martin

January 15, 1930 - April 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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John D. Pate

April 22, 1952 - April 26, 2017

John was born in Bartow, Florida on April 22, 1952. He happened to be the third of four children born to Berdelle Kendricks, his mother. John was the baby boy of the family and lived in Mulberry, Florida until he went to college. He attended college in Texas and pledged Omega Psi Phi Fraternity; he became an Omega there. He also met Dorothy Pate there, his first wife. John then graduated and went...
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Walter Ray Hartsfield

November 12, 1953 - April 26, 2017

Walter Ray Hartsfield was born in Dallas,Texas on November 12, 1953 to Ray Newman Hartsfield and Juanita V. Pruitt. He is survived by his wife Sandy Morgan Hartsfield, two children Eric Ray Hartsfield of May Pearl, Texas and Emily Dyan Johnson of Midlothian, Texas. Two sisters, Nita Nichols of Red Oak, Texas and Linda McCraw of Kemp, Texas. He has 6 Grandchildren.In lieu of flowers, memorial...
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Troy Dean Baughn

April 20, 1934 - April 25, 2017

Baughn, Troy Dean, 83 of Lancaster, Texas died April 25, 2017. A Graveside Service will be held on Monday, May 15, 2017 at 12:00 pm at Laurel Land Memorial Park, with a visitation from 11:00 am -12:00 pm.He was born April 20, 1934, in Blossom, Texas to Ocie and Raymond Baughn. He married Doris Ellen Weems on January 10, 1958. They were married for 46 years and had two birth children and...
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Elaine A. Gentry

August 30, 1945 - April 24, 2017

Was born on August 30, 1945 in Dallas, Texas to Dora Orlena and Jewell James Amos. Elaine passed away from this life on April 24, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas surrounded by her family. She is survived by her three daughters: Martha Moss, Monica Connelly and Marlenia Gent and husband Gregg, two grandchildren, Ryan and Sophia Connelly, sister, Doreen Hester, niece Kalena Crossley and husband Jeff. ...
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Elsie Marie Bond

August 15, 1940 - April 24, 2017

Elsie Bond, age 76, passed away on Monday, April 24, 2017, with family by her side at Trinity Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler, TX. She was a loving mother, doting grandmother and great grandmother, masterful seamstress and she truly loved fishing. Elsie is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law Pam and David Turbeville, Melinda “Mendy” and Jon Murphy, her loving sister and best...
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Anita Sandeford

October 20, 1922 - April 24, 2017

Died April 24, 2017 at home with family at her bedside. Preceded in death by husband of 39 years, W. E. Sandeford of Waxahachie. She was later married to Henry LoDuca in 1989 until his death in 2005. She is survived by 2 children; Neisha Young and husband Herschel and Kathy Post and her husband Paul; 3 grandchildren: Susie Magee and husband Curt, Dustin Bond (Deceased 2013), and Aaron Post and...
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Natalia Salinas

November 22, 1947 - April 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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