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

Lillian W. Bufford

September 29, 1943 - March 30, 2015

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Ouija Allen

May 9, 1932 - March 29, 2015

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Jose Luis De La Fuente Amaro

September 13, 1954 - March 29, 2015

El Señor es mi pastor,Nada me faltará.En lugares de verdes pastos me hace descansar;Junto a aguas de reposo me conduce.El restaura mi alma;Me guía por senderos de justiciaPor amor de Su nombre.Aunque pase por el valle de sombra de muerte,No temeré mal alguno, porque Tú estás conmigo;Tu vara y Tu cayado me infunden aliento.Tú preparas mesa delante...
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Mary Smith Brand

June 30, 1940 - March 28, 2015

Mary E. Brand 74 of Quinlan, TX passed away March 28, 2015 in Sunnyvale, TX leaves to remember her beautiful life her husband William Brand; Son, Chuck Stockton(Regina), Daughter, Brenda Williams (Bobby); Sister, Effie Stevenson(Ernie); Seven – Grandchildren, and ten Great GrandChildren
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Cecil Gray

March 20, 1925 - March 26, 2015

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Virginia Mack

July 29, 1924 - March 25, 2015

Virginia Voils Mack , 90, ended life peacefully as a wonderful mother, devoted wife, grandmother, great-grandmother, friend and devoted Christian, on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Visitation is Sunday March 29th from 4pm to 6pm. Funeral services are at Laurelland 6000 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway, Dallas, TX. Ginger was preceded in death by her loving husband, Milton...
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Thelma Jean Cook

February 15, 1942 - March 24, 2015

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

December 18, 1928 - March 23, 2015

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Lloyd Pinkney Tuttle

December 22, 1922 - March 21, 2015

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Wilma Naomi Cates

January 19, 1935 - March 21, 2015

Wilma Naomi Hardy was born in Isola Mississippi January 19, 1935, the first born to Hiram and Nellie Hardy. After graduating high school she enlisted in the army – where she met and married Jack Cates. In 1963 she left the service, separated from her husband and moved her kids to Texas with her parents. Wilma raised her children and sometimes others in “the little house”,...
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Lloyd Pinkney Tuttle

December 22, 1922 - March 21, 2015

Born, December 22, 1922 in Terrell, Texas to Lloyd Pinkney Tuttle, Sr. and Mattie Bell Chambers Tuttle. Passed away peacefully at home on March 21, 2015. Preceeded in death by wife Olive, the mother of his children; sister Johnnie Harrison; brother James Leon Tuttle. Lloyd enlisted in the U.S. Naval Air Force at the beginning of WWII as a Seaman recruit and rose to retire as a Lt. Commander...
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Melvin Charles Herrin

February 26, 1950 - March 20, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Dorothy Nell George

November 2, 1935 - March 20, 2015

03/30/15 - OBITUARY FOR NELL GEORGE NELL (MILLER) GEORGE, born November 2, 1935, passed away from natural causes on March 19, 2015, in Dallas, Texas. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Yvette and Robert Jarvis of Dallas; son and daughter-in-law, Jeff and Cyndi George of North Richland Hills; son and daughter-in-law Tim George and Maria Luna of Cedar Hill, two grandchildren and two...
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Opal Jean Taylor

November 22, 1949 - March 19, 2015

Opal Jean Session Taylor was born November 22, 1949 to the late Cleveland and V.Opal Session. She attended Dallas Independent School District and graduated from James Madison High School Class of 1967, where she was voted "Most Popular Girl" of her class. She earned her Associates Degree from Dallas County Community College District. She went on to pursue a career in real estate as a...
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Vivian Hume

January 10, 1930 - March 19, 2015

Born in Ennis TX on January 10th 1930 to Mamie and Fred Hill. Vivian, age 85, passed away peacefully at 6:20 am on March 19th 2015. She had been in bad health for the last few years and had fought a good fight. Her last few days were happy ones for her. She was surrounded by family and friends. She was able to talk, laugh, look through photos and reminisce. We were all blessed to have received...
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Rosa P. Rangel

December 27, 1924 - March 18, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Trina Nicole Gray-Thomas

January 4, 1975 - March 18, 2015

Trina Nicole Gray-Thomas passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2015 in Dallas, Texas. Trina was born January 4, 1975 in Fort Sill, Oklahoma to Johnny and Patricia Ann Gray. She graduated from Kimball High School in 1993. Trina worked for a number of years at Homeland Security.She leaves to cherish her memory her parents, Johnny and Patricia Gay; her brother, Jason Xavier Gray, Dallas; one nephew,...
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Lucia Martinez

February 8, 1966 - March 17, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Dorothy H. Morley

October 4, 1920 - March 17, 2015

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A. D. Adams

April 2, 1932 - March 16, 2015

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Leo Jones

June 23, 1935 - March 16, 2015

Leo was born to the parentage of Brady and Mozelle Jones on June 23, 1935 in Larissa Texas. He accepted Christ at an early age. He attended Emmitt Scott High School then later moved to Dallas and worked for Otis Engineering for 12 years. He also joined Carver Height Baptist Church. He loved working in the yard and playing with his dog Visa.He is proceeded in death by his parents, sisters; Helen,...
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Mary Estrada

April 9, 1937 - March 16, 2015

April 9, 1937-March 16, 2015 Mary was preceded in death by her husband Jesse Sr, daughter Estella, parents Jesus and Benina, brother Placido Rodriguez Sr, and sister Matea Rodriguez.She is survived by her daughter Mary Helen Salazar, sons; Jesse Jr, Roman, and Michael; respective spouses Ruben, Julie, Bertha, and Lourdes; 14 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren. Rosary to be held Friday March...
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Annie B. Samulka

April 14, 1921 - March 15, 2015

Annie B. Samulka 93 passed away on March 15, 2015 peacefully at Walnut Hill Medical Center. Ann was born in Smithville, TX April 14, 1921 to Frances and Frank Lastovica. A housewife and a mother she raised 2 children, son Frank and daughter Sharon, and stepson William T. Ann is preceded in death by her husband Bill, sisters Tillie and Wilma, and brother Alex. She is survived by Son Frank and wife...
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Margaret Mae Lewis

May 3, 1932 - March 14, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Margret Mae Lewis

May 3, 1932 - March 14, 2015

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Estella Delores Person

July 15, 1950 - March 12, 2015

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Alma Hawthorne

March 2, 1916 - March 12, 2015

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Alma Nadine Hawthorne

March 2, 1916 - March 12, 2015

Alma Hawthorne ,passed away peacefully on March 12, 2015 in Dallas, Texas Born in Mosier Valley (the first black community in Texas) on March 2nd, 1916; Alma was the second child of Jiley Trigg and Jeannie Nelson Trigg.Alma was a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School in Dallas, TX and continued her education at Prairie View A & M University where she studied for two years pursuing a...
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Andrew Robert Moore

July 15, 1944 - March 12, 2015

Andrew Robert Moore 70, was born the son of the late Griff and Lillie Smith on July 15, 1944. He was the youngest of two children. Andrew made his transition to Glory on Thursday, March 12, 2015. He was a product of Ferris ISD where he graduated from Paul Lawrence Dunbar High School in 1962. He was a star basketball player, stellar saxophonist, as well as, valedictorian of his...
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Norron Batts

April 29, 1984 - March 11, 2015

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Charles Myrtle Gales

October 3, 1925 - March 11, 2015

Charles Myrtle Houston Gales, born on October 3, 1925 in Bastrop, Texas to the late Lela B. Jones Houston and Charlie Lee Houston, both of which preceded her in death, also one grandson Melvin G. Morgan and one brother Al Green who preceded her in death. She united with the Mt. Rose Baptist Church of Bastrop, Texas at a early age, where she was a active...
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Joel Louis Staehs

November 5, 1936 - March 11, 2015

Born Nov. 5, 1936 in Beatrice, Neb., and passed away March 11, 2015. Graduated from Texas A&M in 1958 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Leaves behind his wife of 60 years, Alyce; three sons, William Staehs and wife Michelle, Robert Staehs, his daughter Samantha & his son, Nicholas, Barry Staehs and wife Sherri, his sons, Garrett & Connor; brother, James Staehs and wife Dorothy,...
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Juanita LaFrancis Jones

September 2, 1927 - March 10, 2015

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Juanita L. Jones

September 2, 1927 - March 10, 2015

On September 2, 1927, our Lord and Savior blessed Stanford and Merdie (Kilgore) Rodgers with their child, Juanita La’Francis Rodgers. Juanita had nine siblings: Elsie, Stanford, Mammie Lee, Paul, Clemmie, Doris, DeLoyce, Calvin (Mercie Dee), and Mary. All preceded Juanita in death, but one, Calvin Rodgers. Juanita was educated in Union Parish Public Schools in Spearsville, Louisiana....
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Kathleen N. Clark

April 21, 1925 - March 10, 2015

Kathleen was born in San Antonio, Texas on April 21, 1925. After a wonderful and blessed life, she went home to be with our Lord on March 10, 2015. She was proceeded in death by her loving husband, William Glynn, parents Maude and Marvin Nance, brothers Hoyt and Doug and sister Betty Campbell. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Mike Calhoun, grandchildren Scott and Lisa...
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Sherie Lynn Campbell

August 9, 1964 - March 10, 2015

Sherie Lynn Campbell, born August 9, 1964. Age 50, left this world to go home to be with her parents, father W. B. Campbell and mother Ernestene Campbell – Evans. Both preceded her in death. Miss Campbell was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. She was a lovely lady, a wonderful daughter, granddaughter and friend to everyone. She loved life, and visiting with us in her second home in Whitney,...
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Robert Morgan Norman

March 20, 1924 - March 9, 2015

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Emory B. Bowens

June 19, 1955 - March 8, 2015

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Donald Greagor

June 25, 1935 - March 8, 2015

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Wayne Travis Gilley

February 15, 1927 - March 7, 2015

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Gary Lee Smith

November 9, 1959 - March 4, 2015

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Lena Mae Crayton

January 20, 1931 - March 4, 2015

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Michael Lynn Boothman

February 6, 1951 - March 3, 2015

Michael Lynn Boothman was born in Kingsville, TX on February 6, 1951 to Herschel Lynn Boothman and Billie Beth Boothman as their first born child. When Michael was 9, his mother died from breast cancer. Five years later his father died from a heart attack. He and his two sisters were the raised by their aunt and uncle, Louise and Bryan Pawlik. He graduated in May 1972 with a BA and in 1973...
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Shirley Vee Hearn

November 17, 1935 - March 3, 2015

Born 11/17/1935 in Hot Springs, AR. Survived by, Husband, Hulon (Curtis) Hearn and Children: Elsie Cashman, Charles Boone, Carolyn Brunson, Lee Ann Boone, Dianne Cupples, David Hearn, Gary Hearn & Bryan Hearn. Reuniting with Janis Boone & Billy Joe Boone Jr. on 3/3/15 at Heavins gate; 14 grand-children and 28 great-grand-children. She was loved by all! Services: Viewing, Laurel Land Mem....
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Bennie F. Williams

April 30, 1943 - March 2, 2015

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Benny Williams

September 29, 1942 - March 2, 2015

Deacon Benny F. Williams was born to the parentage of John and Mary Williams on September 29, 1942 in Waskom, Texas.He confessed Christ at an early age, as a member of New Boggy Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. S.H. Howard. Deacon Williams was presently a member of the Christ of Cornerstone Church, where he severed as Chairman of the Deacon Board. He graduated from Booker T....
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Arthur Davis

August 22, 1929 - March 1, 2015

On August 22, 1929 in Leona, Texas Arthur Davis Jr. was born to Arthur and Annie Davis. He attended school in Leon County and, there, he accepted Christ at Two Mile Methodist Church.After moving to Dallas, he united in holy matrimony to Mattie Furlough until God said, "Arthur, it's time for you to come home." Before becoming an employee with Van Den Bergh Foods Company, he served in...
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Nancy Ruth Poole

March 1, 1948 - March 1, 2015

Nancy Poole-Dixey, 67, originally of Dallas, Texas went home, on her birthday in Dallas. Mrs. Dixey was born March 1, 1948 in Commerce, Texas, to James and Evorine (O'dell) Alford. She attended Justin F. Kimball H.S. in Dallas and continued her education at East Texas State University (TAMU-Commerce) in Commerce, graduating with a degree in art and secondary education. She worked as a teacher...
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Ruth Barnes

June 25, 1924 - March 1, 2015

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Robert Paul Hamm

August 18, 1934 - March 1, 2015

Age 80. Passed away March 1, 2015. Graduated from Adamson High School and Hardin Simmons University. Retired in 1988 after 30 years of service with the Texas Department of Transportation. Survived by his wife Sarah of 47 years; daughter Paula Mallard (Neal) of Big Pine, Fl; grandson Chris Traister of Murfreesboro Tn; sister-in-law Shirley Hamm; nephews Ron, Steve, & Roger Hamm; niece...
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Michael Gutierrez

December 16, 1956 - February 28, 2015

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Eddy Dell Brezeale Frazier

August 20, 1922 - February 27, 2015

Eddy Dell Brezeale Frazier- Born in Telephone Texas on 20 August, 1922. Her Mother was Eva Katherine Harris Hart and her Father was James Alvord Hart. She was Loved by her Family. Her Husband preceded her to Heaven on October 8 2011 after 65 years of marriage. They are now together. She lived to be 92 years of age. She loved her family and her dream was for them to be happy. She is free from the...
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Lowery L. McClain

January 3, 1921 - February 26, 2015

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Billy J. Hale

January 8, 1959 - February 26, 2015

The world lost a hero today. Billy may not have fought in any wars, but he fought a hard battle. He didn't lose the battle, but accepted his promotion to heaven. While we all miss him dearly, we know he is at peace and no longer in pain.Billy was known by many names and titles. He was Junior to his family, dad to his kids, and PawPaw to his grandkids. To me, he was husband, friend, and honey....
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Jewell Edith Ellsworth

January 26, 1928 - February 25, 2015

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M.C. Willoughby

February 4, 1926 - February 23, 2015

Willoughby, M.C. M.C. "Will/Ruff" Willoughby, 89, of Venus, passed on peacefully at home Monday, February 23, 2015. He was born on February 2, 1926 in Maydelle, Texas. He is survived by his wife, Marie Willoughby of Venus, his son Michael Willoughby, wife Kendra, and granddaughter Zoe of Midlothian, his step-daughters, Linda Schell of Mesquite, Joan Hebert of Sacramento, California,...
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Gloria Louise Houston

January 29, 1937 - February 23, 2015

Gloria Louise White Houston was born to the parentage of William and Lucille White (both deceased) in San Antonio, Texas. She attended schools in Houston, Texas where she graduated from Phyllis Wheatly High.She was united in Holy Matrimony to James A. Houston Sr., on August 31, 1955. Gloria accepted Christ in 1963 at Christ Temple Apostolic of Houston, Texas under the pastor of late Elder A.J....
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Larrisha D. Chester

September 28, 1974 - February 22, 2015

On September 28, 1974, God blessed Larry and LaWanda with a precious baby girl. Larrisha was a bundle of joy, always smiling, and she grew into an amazing woman who touched many lives. Larrisha graduated from Richardson High School and later attended Richland College. While at Richardson High School, Larrisha definitely left her mark as she was a Varsity Cheerleader and participated in multiple...
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Maurie AMBROSE

November 4, 1956 - February 22, 2015

Our beloved Maurie Joe Ambrose “Buster” was called home on Feb 22, 2015 to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and to reunite with his mother, Mary K. Ambrose and his father, Author Ambrose. The best son, father, brother, uncle, cousin, veteran, friend, we all loved will be greatly missed here on earth. He is survived by his four children, Kelly Ambrose, Jennifer Ambrose, Jason...
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Abigail Cherie McDowell

August 20, 2014 - February 22, 2015

Abigail Cherie McDowell was born on August 20, 2014 to her loving parents Gabriele J. King and Haldene McDowell Jr. in her 6 months and one day on this earth. Abigail blessed the hearts and lives of all who came to know and love her. She will forever be loved and cherished by her entire family. Along with her adoring parents, she leaves to mourn her passing; her brother Christopher T. King,...
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Raymundo Palmerin

July 8, 1945 - February 22, 2015

Nuestro Hasta LuegoLa muerte es algo que no podemos controlar, es algo llega y tan pronto como llega, seva. Y en este asta lvego se lleva la persona mas querida, el hombre de la casa, un gran papa. Un gran papa, esposo, abuelo, tio, un gran amigo que vamos a extranar. Un gran hombre que dio todo lo que tuvo por su familio y su recuerdo nunca se olvidara. El senor Raymundo hoy se ha ido a un...
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Ronald Craig Berg

July 25, 1959 - February 22, 2015

Ronald C Berg, 55 of Plano, Texas passed from this life on February 22, 2015, with his wife by his side. Ronnie was born July 25, 1959 to Pauline and Henry Berg in Holland, Texas. He received his high school diploma from Desoto High School and after graduating, he attended Texas A&M and then completed his Bachelor of Business Administration from UT of Arlington. He also attended Banking...
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James McAfee HEITMAN

March 26, 1924 - February 21, 2015

James McAfee Heitman (Jim) passed away February 21, 2015 in Mt. Pleasant, TX at the age 90 of natural causes. He was born March 26. 1924 in Dallas, TX. Jim was a WWII vet, avid hunter, fisherman, and world traveler. He was preceded in death by his Father and Mother Fred and Mary Heitman, Brothers; Howard, Marshall, and Earl, Sisters; Etha Bell, Martha, and Mildred. He was survived by his Daughter...
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Barbara Bunch

July 7, 1934 - February 21, 2015

Barbara Bunch was born on July 7,1934 in Dallas Texas,to Parents Findley Alton Giles and Mary Jane Stinchcomb.Husband Charlie Lee Bunch of 65 years. children : Charlene Bunch, Mary Marshall, Penny Murphy and Charles Bunch.Son In Law Scotty Murphy and Louis Marshall. Grandchildren Patricia Gaines, Jeffery Jones, Jerald Jones, Jonathan Marshall, Lucretia Lyons, Michael Murphy, Jennifer Murphy, Sara...
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Cresensio Ramirez

April 19, 1928 - February 21, 2015

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Paul H. VELEZ

August 8, 1930 - February 21, 2015

On February 21, 2015 Paul H. Velez returned to our heavenly home. He was proceeded in death by his wife Elodia B. Velez and daughter Gloria E. Garcia. He is survived by 1 sister, 3 daughters and 3 sons. He had several grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. He will be greatly missed, but now he is home with mom.
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Annie Lorraine Harrison

January 25, 1924 - February 20, 2015

Annie Lorraine Harrison was born January 25, 1924, in Dallas, Texas, to the parentage of Edward Crenshaw and Melissa Louise Carter. She attended Dallas Public Schools. She worked in a private home for most of her life. Sister Harrison united with the Greater El Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in the early 60s under the leadership of Pastor F. D. Davis. She served as a faithful member of the...
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Pauline Elizabeth Sossamon

March 29, 1925 - February 20, 2015

Born Pauline Elizabeth Collett in Cecil, Arkansas.She was married to Leroy Sossamon from 1942 until his death in 2000.She was a proud resident of Dallas since 1952.She retired at age 65 after many years of management in the dry cleaning industry where she made many life long friends with her kindness.In 2009 she married Raymond Hines of Dallas, where they lived happy for over five years.She is...
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Pauline Elizabeth Sossamon

March 29, 1925 - February 20, 2015

Born Pauline Elizabeth Collett in Cecil, Arkansas.She was married to Leroy Sossamon from 1942 until his death in 2000.She was a proud resident of Dallas since 1952.She retired at age 65 after many years of management in the dry cleaning industry where she made many life long friends with her kindness.In 2009 she married Raymond Hines of Dallas, where they lived happy for over five years.She is...
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Martha Jo Pittenger

May 18, 1930 - February 19, 2015

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Clara H. Hutson

March 1, 1930 - February 18, 2015

Clara Henrietta Coffel Hutson was born on March 1, 1930 in McFadden, Arkansas and passed away on Wednesday, February 18, 2015. She was 84 years old. She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert R. Hutson (Buddy), Her father Alva Coffel,her mother Maggie Coffel, sister Anna Muriel,younger brother Roy Coffel and older brother, Elwood Coffel. She is survived by two daughters, Marcia Hutson...
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Elbert L. Martin

February 15, 1918 - February 15, 2015

Elbert L. Martin born February 15,1918 in Ragtown, Oklahoma to Lillie Mae and Perry Martin. He is survived by his daughter Mary Fort son-in-law James; Daughter-in-law Marcia Martin. Four Grandchildren: Anthony Wayne Martin, Stephanie Martin, Kari Fort, and Harold Fort; Three Great-Grandchildren: Tyler Wright, Blake Martin, and Cody Martin. Preceded in death by his wife Mary Frances and son...
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Cristina SALAZAR

October 25, 1942 - February 12, 2015

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Loyce Thompson Gary

April 9, 1912 - February 12, 2015

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Alice Frieda Rollins

March 8, 1919 - February 12, 2015

Alice Frieda Huse, daughter of Rudolph Huse and Emma Barsun Huse, was born in Malone, Texas on March 8, 1919. Baptized April 6, 1919 at Salem Lutheran Church in Malone, Texas. Confirmed April 9, 1933 in Salem Lutheran Church in Malone, Texas. She was one of 16 children born in that family of eight boys and eight girls. She attended Salem Lutheran School until the 7th grade and was active in the...
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Julio Melendez

February 16, 1930 - February 11, 2015

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Louise Louise Rawlins

January 29, 1935 - February 11, 2015

Louise RawlinsJanuary 29, 1935 – February 11, 2015ServicesSaturday, February 14, 20152:00 pmLaurel Land Memorial ParkDallas, TexasIntermentLaurel Land Memorial ParkDallas, TexasOfficiatingMr. Steve BaileyLouise Rawlins was born January 29, 1935 in Scurry, Texas.Louise Rawlins, 80, passed away Wednesday, February 11,2015. She was proceeded in death by her husband of 41years, Joe A Rawlins....
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Wendell Roland Bennett

October 31, 1949 - February 11, 2015

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Juanita Torres Gonzales

October 20, 1943 - February 11, 2015

Juanita Torres Gonzales celebrated her 71st birthday last October. Juanita was born on October 20, 1943 to Enemencia Lara Torres and Selestino D. Torres. In 1964, she married Mario Gonzales, Sr. and together they reared a family of six. Mother earned her GED and continued her studies at Mt. View College. She was a seamstress early in her career at Reynolds-Penland, then found her dream job at...
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Marquita Ranft SCROGGINS

September 8, 1925 - February 11, 2015

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Beverly Elizabeth Durham

October 6, 1940 - February 10, 2015

Durham, Beverly Elizabeth Royston was born to Nettie Ruth Royston, October 6, 1940 in San Antonio. After a short but courageous battle with cancer, Beverly joined her son, Scott, and heavenly Father on February 10, 2015. She leaves behind her loving husband of 56 years and best friend, Don, son David and his wife, Elizabeth Kurilecz, son Darren and his wife, Shannon, and their children, Dillon...
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Laurice Jackson

January 10, 1925 - February 9, 2015

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Amelia F. Plexico

September 9, 1917 - February 9, 2015

Amelia Favre Plexico, age 97 went to be with the Lord on Monday, February 9, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, W. Travis Plexico; her mother, Angela Favre; her father Karl P. Favre; her dear stepmother, Martha “Muttie” Scheel Favre; her sister Lillian Favre Harlan and brother-in-law, J.C. Harlan, her nieces, Cecilia Baugh of Rockwall, TX and Patty...
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Merseal Hancock

July 19, 1921 - February 9, 2015

Merseal Hancock passed away peacefully February 9, 2015. She was born July 19,1921 in Coushatta, Louisiana to Harold and Louella Cannon who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by 3 brothers (Harlan, Earl and LD), her husband of more than 50 years (Norman Hancock) and three children (Sally, Dallas and Joe).Survivors include 4 daughters Ida Stevens of Bossier City, LA; Martha (Jim...
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Oleta Geraldine Landin

September 9, 1924 - February 7, 2015

Oleta Geraldine Harper Landin passed away on February 7, 2015. She was born the 11th and last child of James A Harper and Leora Jane Williams on September 9,1924, in Calera, Oklahoma.After graduating from Calera High School,she moved to Dallas to attend business college where she met and married her husband of 58 years,John R. Landin.She worked for various businesses around the metroplex, and...
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Ellis Milton PEDEN

September 29, 1922 - February 7, 2015

Ellis Milton Peden passed away peacefully at his home in Dallas, Texas on February 7, 2015. Milton was adored by his family and many friends. He had a remarkable memory and was a constant source of wonderful tales from his adventures serving in the Navy in World War II. He loved golf, gardening, hunting and fishing and always had a kind word for everyone. He was long-time, faithful member of the...
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Robert Paul McGinnis

August 14, 1936 - February 6, 2015

Robert (Bobby) McGinnisofLancaster, Texaspassed away February 6th at the age of 78 surrounded by his loving family. He was born in the South Oak Cliff section of Dallas. He attended Adamson High School. He was one of a kind with a quick wit. He loved everyone, that is what made him so special. His passion and love of women's softball lead to many victories, championships, and lifelong...
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Ive HARRIS

August 8, 1931 - February 4, 2015

Mother Ive Kelley–Harris transcended from this earthly life and entered the gates of Heaven onWednesday, February 4, 2015 at the age of 83.Ive Kelley Harris was born August 8, 1931 in Fairfield, TX to Oscar Kelley and Emma Davis-Kelley. Ive Kelley was the fifth child and first girl of thirteen children. Her family moved toWaxahachie, TX in 1943. There she attended Oak Lawn School.Ive Harris...
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Ulysess ALLEN

January 2, 1932 - February 3, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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George Boyace BEAVERS

July 21, 1916 - February 3, 2015

George B. Beavers, 98 of Dallas, Tx.,passed away 2-3-2015.He was born in Rule, Tx. on July 21, 1916. George graduated from Grand Praire High School and received a Technical Draftsman from SMU Technical. He was married to Louise Hunt Beavers on Nov. 14, 1936. George had a career in refrigerated truck bodies/dairy industry for American Body & Equipment Co. and Hackney Bros. Co.He was a member...
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Fortunato Claudio Segovia

August 12, 1950 - February 2, 2015

Fortunato Claudio Segovia born on August 12,1950 in Mexico to Luis and Rafaela Segovia.Fortunato departed from this life on February 2,2015 in Dallas,Tx.He leaves to cherish his memories :Suzie SmIth ,the love of his life,the Segovia Family 3 sisters, 6 brothers, along with a host of relatives and friends.
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Amy L. Blackburn

January 11, 1926 - February 2, 2015

Amy Loraine Blackburn, resident of Dallas Country since 1954 entered the presence of God on Sunday evening February 1, 2015, at the age of 89. She was a beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was born in Mereta, Texas, a small town near San Angelo on January 11, 1926, to loving Christian parents. She graduated from Hardin-Simmons University in 1948. Amy and her children moved to...
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Jose Angel Arellano

July 30, 1988 - February 1, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Doris Jean Stalcup

November 14, 1927 - February 1, 2015

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

October 28, 1926 - January 31, 2015

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

August 7, 1938 - January 31, 2015

The Psalms 23 The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures:he leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul:he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,I will fear no evil: for thou art with me;thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.Thou preparest a table...
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Billy James Holland

December 27, 1927 - January 29, 2015

Bill James Holland of Desoto, TX passed away on January 29, 2015 in Dallas, TX. Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 5, from 6-8 PM and services held on Friday, February 6, at 10 AM at Laurel Land in Dallas. Interment will immediately follow at Holy Redeemer in Desoto, TX.Bill was born on December 27, 1927 to Bill and Lorene (Williamson) Holland in Dallas, TX. He graduated from Adamson...
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Katherine Woods

November 26, 1914 - January 29, 2015

Katherine McManus Jones Woods went to be with the Lord on 1/29/2015. She was born on 11/26/1914 in Pine Mills, Texas to John Alexander McManus and Amanda Rosalie Jordon. She loved playing games and making ceramics, quilts and other needlework projects. She is survived by her loving daughter, Jan Wilson, her son and daughter-in-law, Stan and Peggy Jones, several nieces, nephews, grandchildren and...
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Lois Maxine Tatum

February 15, 1933 - January 29, 2015

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

April 8, 1929 - January 29, 2015

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