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

Anthony Keith Johnson

July 21, 1962 - January 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Dollie Lois Norman

August 6, 1934 - January 14, 2017

Dollie Lois Wyatt NormanLois Norman of Dallas, Texas went into the arms of Jesus Saturday evening January 14, 2017 while in Baylor hospital with family by her side.Funeral services Wednesday January 18, 2017 at 2pm; pastor Brent McDougal officiating, burial in Laurel Land Cemetery; family requesting donation to Baylor University “Louise Herrington School of Nursing” in lieu of...
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Evelyn C. Dulworth

November 21, 1931 - January 14, 2017

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

July 10, 1931 - January 12, 2017

Genaro Beltran Rosas 85, out of Dallas, born in Marlin Texas, passed away peacefully surrounded by the ones he laughed with, lived for, and loved on January 12, 2017. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Mary Alice Rosas, and his grandson Carlos R. Gonzalez. He was also predeceased by his parents, Emilio and Eulalia Rosas and by 8 siblings. Genaro survived by his 4...
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Genaro Beltran Rosas

July 10, 1931 - January 12, 2017

Genaro Beltran Rosas 85, out of Dallas, born in Marlin Texas, passed away peacefully surrounded by the ones he laughed with, lived for, and loved on January 12, 2017. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Mary Alice Rosas, and his grandson Carlos R. Gonzalez. He was also predeceased by his parents, Emilio and Eulalia Rosas and by 8 siblings. Genaro survived by his 4...
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Marguerite W. Wade

August 22, 1912 - January 10, 2017

Marguerite Wright Wade, 104, passed away in Dallas on January 10, 2017. She was born August 22, 1912 in Lexington, Missouri to Clarence Clyde and Lucy Nicholson Wright. She was the granddaughter of Zachariah and Prudence Wright. She is also preceded in death by her husband Willis O. “Whitey” Wade and by her brother, Clyde W. Wright Sr.. She was an employee of the Anatole Hotel gift...
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Vickie Lois Jones

October 22, 1962 - January 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Billie Walker

December 1, 1929 - January 9, 2017

Our beautiful mother and grandmother, Billie Ruth Walker passed away on Monday, January 9, 2017, at the age of 87. She was born on December 1, 1929 in Dallas, Texas to Vardie and Willie Mae Barnhart. Billie was married to Richard Walker for 35 years until his death in 1982. Billie lived in Dallas for her entire life graduating from Adamson High School in 1947. She was a past President of the...
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James M. DUNHAM

March 8, 1930 - January 9, 2017

James “Red” Dunham born 3/8/1930, passed away on 1/9/2017. James began his career at T.I. in 1952, painting room and moved up to Engineer, receiving recognition on many space projects. He retired in 1991. He is preceded in death by his brother Delbert Dunham. Survived by his wife of 66 years, Mary Dunham. 5 children Rhonda Watson, Glenda Sasser, Jimmy Dunham, Mary Jan Dunham and...
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Forrest Maywood NICKELL

June 1, 1926 - January 9, 2017

Forrest Maywood Nickell, Jr. was born on June 1, 1926 to Forrest Maywood Nickell, Sr. and Edna Clark. He was preceded in death by his mother; father; stepfather, Henry Johnson; wife of 57 years, Lois Dillard Nickell; and brother, Bobby Nickell. Mr. Nickell confessed faith in Christ at an early age at Elmwood Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas and was very active in the church. He moved his...
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Wadie Mae Brown

March 16, 1923 - January 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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George Eston Sperry

January 15, 1918 - January 6, 2017

George Eston Sperry, 98, passed away on Friday, January 6, 2017, at home in Lancaster, Texas. He was born in McKinney, Texas on January 15, 1918, son of the late Oscar Alonzo and Orpha Oliva (Nee: Trantham) Sperry. George's memories of childhood centered around his older sister, Eula, and his four younger brothers, William, Doyle, Harrell and Delbert. He graduated from McKinney High School in...
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Dorothy J. Willis

April 5, 1951 - January 5, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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David Garner Hernandez

June 18, 1931 - January 5, 2017

David Garner Hernandez Jr. passed away on January 5, 2017. He was born on June 18, 1931 to the parentage of David and Mary Hernandez in Chicago, IL. David worked as a Machinist and was a member of the Masons. David was married to Nancy Sue Hernandez and had 2 children, David L. Hernandez (Nickie) and Mike Hernandez(Julie) whom he is survived by. He is also survived by 1 sister Esther and a...
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Jack Kerneal Wyatt

August 27, 1923 - January 3, 2017

Jack Kerneal Wyatt Jr., 93, surrounded by his family that he loved so much, passed away January 3, 2017, in Cedar Hill, Texas. Jack was born February 27, 1923 to Jack Kerneal Wyatt Sr. and Ruth Hurst Wyatt of Dallas. Jack was a graduate of Sunset High School and attended UT Arlington. He entered the Army Air Force during WWII where he served as a pilot with both the U.S. Army Air Force and the...
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Pearl Inez Campbell

November 16, 1918 - January 3, 2017

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

January 14, 1971 - January 2, 2017

The first thing you noticed about Paul Dion Derrick was his zest for life. He enjoyed each moment to its fullest and encouraged everyone to do the same. The second was his smile, he could light a dreary day or soothe a weary heart in need. Paul was so much to so many —- a husband, brother, nephew, cousin and friend. But Paul’s most valued role was being a father to four boys, who...
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John Thomas Cain

February 24, 1930 - January 2, 2017

John Thomas "Tommy" Cain was born Feb. 24, 1930 on Haskell Avenue in Dallas, Texas, to parents Johnnie Russell and Irma W. (nee Thompson) Cain. He attended Dallas schools, including Woodrow Wilson High School. He served in the U.S. Army in Japan in the 1950s and worked for Texas Instruments in Richardson for many years. Tommy was adept at building and tinkering with things and built an...
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Otto Simmons Carroll

November 22, 1915 - January 2, 2017

A Legacy of an Honorable LifeA Legacy of an Honorable LifeOne can only imagine the gravity of impact and wisdom that comes with 101 years of life experiences. And rarely do we have the opportunity of knowing and experiencing life with individuals who have crossed over into three digits of life. We experienced life together with such an individual who was known to us as Daddy, Pap, Cuddin Otto...
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Lillie Johnson

November 26, 1919 - January 2, 2017

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

January 29, 1922 - January 1, 2017

Robert E. CrunkJanuary 29, 1922 – January 1, 2017Robert Crunk was born in Lockesburg, Arkansas and raised as a farm boy and part of a very large family, until he left home to serve our country in World War II. After at least 35 missions, during one of which his plane was shot down and he parachuted to safety in northern France, he returned home. He went to trade school and by the late 1940s...
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Lina Mae Maddox

December 13, 1923 - January 1, 2017

This is in loving memory of Lina Mae Wade Maddox born December 13, 1923 to Lula Mae and Thomas Wallace Wade in Smith County, Mississippi. She quietly departed this life on New Year’s Day, January 1, 2017 at Oxford Glen Senior care Residence in Grand Prairie, Texas at the age of 93.Lina Mae graduated from Magee High School in 1940 at the early age of 16 because of her advanced knowledge and...
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Lina Mae MADDOX

December 13, 1923 - January 1, 2017

This is in loving memory of Lina Mae Wade Maddox born December 13, 1923 to Lula Mae and Thomas Wallace Wade in Smith County, Mississippi. She quietly departed this life on New Year’s Day, January 1, 2017 at Oxford Glen Senior care Residence in Grand Prairie, Texas at the age of 93.Lina Mae graduated from Magee High School in 1940 at the early age of 16 because of her advanced knowledge and...
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Lurlean Green

September 15, 1927 - January 1, 2017

Lurlean Reed Green known as Mother Green was born September 15, 1927 in Grand Prairie, Texas to the parentage of the late Booker T. Reed and Annie Mae Fisher Reed. She died at the age of 89 years young. Mother Green grew up and received her early education at Beer Creek and Mosier Valley Schools in Tarrant and Dallas County. She graduated from Booker T High School. Mother Green also...
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Lynda Sue Johnson

May 16, 1938 - December 31, 2016

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Mary Louise Davaloz

August 25, 1930 - December 31, 2016

Mary Davaloz, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 31, 2016. She was born on August 25, 1930, in Lockhart, Texas, to Felipa and Roman Cantu.Mary was married on May 14, 1949, to Tony Davaloz. They were married for 66 years and raised five children: Martha Nethery (Clifford), Vertilia “Byrd” Flippin (Wes), Steve Davalos (Stella), Roman...
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Nell Evelyn Wolfe

December 29, 2016

Nell Evelyn Wolfe, 86, died on Thursday, December 29, 2016, at Northgate Plaza in Irving. She leaves her 2 sons and 1 daughter, 11 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great-grandchildren; and many close friends.She was born in Akron, Ohio and raised in Kentucky, the daughter of Orva and Queen Clark. She worked as a nurse for several hospitals in the Dallas area until her...
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Molly Gibbons

June 1, 1937 - December 28, 2016

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

November 1, 1916 - December 25, 2016

Reverend Ruth Irene Zimmerman went home to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on December 25, 2016. Ruth was born in Joplin, Missouri on November 1, 1916 to father Earl Franklin Johnson (born June 9,1886 in Joplin Ward 2, Jasper, Missouri); and, Mother Selma Lavenia Johnson (born May 22, 1888 in Weatherford, TX). Ruth attended Bible College in California and was an ordained Four Square...
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Betty Louise Evans

March 14, 1930 - December 25, 2016

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

April 18, 1940 - December 24, 2016

Shirley Bell Bolding was born April 18, 1940, in Gilmer, Texas, to parents, Will Jones and Ludie Mitchell.She attended Bruce High School, where she graduated in 1958. She then attended Texas College in Tyler from 1958 to 1962. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree.She married James E. Bell and moved to Dallas. This union produced two children: Karen Bell Bryant and James E. Bell II.She...
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Melba Lorene CHESNEY

April 10, 1925 - December 24, 2016

Melba Lorene Chesney was born on April 10, 1925 in Lancaster, Texas and passed away on December 24, 2016 in Mesquite, Texas. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Julius Carl Hill, John Chesney and daughter, Sylvia Moore. She is survived by her daughters, Sherry Hoyt of Mesquite, Texas, Cynthia Pruett of Mesquite, Texas; 7 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great grandchildren,...
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Dolores Annette January

April 23, 1933 - December 23, 2016

Dolores Parrish January, 83, passed away on Friday, December 23, 2016 at her daughter’s home in Haslet, TX. She was born in Dallas on April 23, 1933 to the late William E. “Buddy” and Dorris Cameron Parrish.Mrs. January grew up attending Sunset Baptist Church. She went to Sunset High School and graduated in the class of 1950. Dolores worked at the Post Office for 20 years and...
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Leona Agnes Sheffield

February 7, 1924 - December 22, 2016

In loving memory of Leona “Lee” Sheffield.Born Leona Agnes Weir in Denver on February 7, 1924. Lee died peacefully at Arbor House in the early morning of December 22, 2016. Leona is second of 6 daughters and graduated from St. Francis DeSalle High School in Denver. She married Wendell W. Sheffield on October 20, 1943 but stayed in Denver until Wendell’s return from WWII...
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Haskell Leonard Beaty

September 11, 1926 - December 21, 2016

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

April 13, 1930 - December 21, 2016

On the evening of December 21, 2016, Margie Duncan was called home by her precious savior. Margie was born in Frisco, Texas on April 13, 1930. She was one of nine children of the late Annie Arlene and Levi Williams.Margie was a very loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She loved flowers and planting them in her yard made her happy. Margie was retired from DISD, where she worked...
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Robert Henry George

February 16, 1922 - December 20, 2016

Robert "Bob" Henry George, Sr. was born on February 16, 1922 in Hagerstown, Maryland to the parentage of Harry Lee George and Mary Ruth Hull and later was raised in Brooklyn, New York. Bob passed away on Tuesday December 20, 2016. To the family and friends, Robert was known as Bob Dad, and Grandpa. Bob served with the United States Navy Seabees during World War II and he also served on...
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Norma Lee Pike

March 21, 1920 - December 19, 2016

Norma Lee Pike was born March 21, 1920 to John L. Huffman and Leona (Casbeer) Huffman in Mullin, Texas. She left us for her eternal home on Dec 19, 2016 at the age of 96. She is preceded in death by her husband Sam Pike and their son Donald Pike. She is survived by her daughter Barbara Curl and her husband Johnny of Floresville, Texas; son David Pike and wife Jackie of Fort Worth, Texas. She was...
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Katie Lucille Polly

March 16, 1930 - December 18, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Helen Beckett

November 11, 1922 - December 18, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Katherine Parish Redd

November 5, 1929 - December 17, 2016

Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, Katherine Parish Redd passed away on December 17, 2016 at the age of 87. She was born in Dallas, Texas November 5, 1929 to Katherine Krum Parish and Alton Lee Parish. On March 28, 1947 she and Charles Redd were married and they celebrated their 66th anniversary in 2013. Charles passed away October 3, 2013. She was a Christian and attended...
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Ellsworth Marshall Jones

November 8, 1929 - December 15, 2016

Ellsworth Marshall Jones better known as Marshall Jones; passed away December 15, 2016 in Dallas, Texas. He was born November 08, 1929 in San Antonio, Texas to Myrtle and Cullen Jones. Marshall was the President and CEO of Frontier Resources Company which he started in 1970's. He was an Actor, Producer, and Writer and owned his own production company. Marshall is preceded in death his...
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Clara Louise Tuck

August 25, 1935 - December 15, 2016

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

April 16, 1944 - December 14, 2016

Johnnie Heath was born to the parentage of Cotee and Johnny B. Heath on April 16, 1944, in Dangerfield, Texas. Johnnie was an avid lover of life. Through church and worship, she received Christ at an early age. She later moved to Dallas, Texas, where she obtained her formal education from Dallas Public Schools and El Centro College. Johnnie married Lindorf Hood, Sr. in 1961, and from that union...
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Frances L. Albritton

July 11, 1932 - December 14, 2016

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Dovie Lee Hall

April 4, 1934 - December 13, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Beverly Bell

February 4, 1950 - December 13, 2016

Beverly Diane (Hayden) Bell was born February 4, 1950, in Mexia, Texas, to the late Johnnie Green and Mable Blanche Hayden. She was educated in Dallas, Texas, and graduated from Franklin Delano Roosevelt. She advanced her education at Texas A&M – Commerce, where she graduated with a B.A. from the College of Arts and Science. It was at Texas A&M – Commerce, where she met and...
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Anthony Eldon Borth

September 6, 1941 - December 13, 2016

Anthony “Tony” E. Borth, 75, of Duncanville passed away on December 13, 2016 at Methodist Charlton Medical Center. He was born in Denton, TX on September 9, 1941 to the late Erwin Borth and Fannie Anthony Furr.Tony graduated from Sunset High School. For most of his working career he worked as an Accounting Manager for Western Union. In his younger years Mr. Borth and his four boys...
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Anthony Eldon Borth

September 6, 1941 - December 13, 2016

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Johnnie B. Pendleton

November 7, 1919 - December 12, 2016

Johnnie B. Pendleton, Our beloved, loving mother, devoted grandmother, great-great grandmother, our “Muddear”, had her faith become sight as she entered the arms of her Savior.She came into this world on November 7, 1919, as the precious daughter of Alice Cain Lewis and Will Lewis in Hempstead, Texas. At an early age she confessed her faith in Jesus Christ. She spent her childhood...
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Ira Milburn Empy

September 4, 1929 - December 11, 2016

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

March 2, 2012 - December 10, 2016

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Thelma Franklin

March 14, 1914 - December 10, 2016

Thelma Smith Franklin was born on March 14, 1914, to the parentage of Richard Smith and Amanda Chamberlin Smith. From this union, fifteen children were born, Thelma being the thirteenth child. She accepted Christ at an early age and was a member of St. Davis Baptist Church in Shreveport, Louisiana, under the leadership of the late Rev. C.D. Williams. She later moved to Dallas, Texas, and joined...
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Larry G. Davis

January 2, 1950 - December 10, 2016

Larry G. Davis was born on January 2, 1950 to Marietta and George Davis Sr. in Gilmer, Texas. He accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior at an early age. He graduated from New Diana High School in 1968 and from Jarvis Christian College with a bachelor’s degree in Business in 1972.Larry married Velma Davis on July 22, 1971 and had two children, Chris and Cineada Davis.Later in life he...
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Joe W. Fanning

April 22, 1924 - December 10, 2016

Born 4/22/24 in New Market, Ala. and passed 12/10/16 in Dallas, Tx. A funeral service will be held on 12/16/16 at 12:00 p.m. at Laurel Land Funeral Home. Family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on 12/15/16 at Laurel Land Funeral Home.He is survived by Lois, his loving wife of 70 yrs., daughters Janice, Rena and Paula, grandchildren Alaina, Joel and Chance, great grandchildren...
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Frances Faye MCCRARY

February 12, 1920 - December 10, 2016

Frances Faye McCrary was born February 12, 1920 in Sulphur Bluff, TX to Mattie Pearl Davis and Dow Pete Bailey. Frances was all about her children and grandchildren. She was as protective as a momma bear and held them dear in her heart. She was generous to a fault. Christmas was always a huge event and so many gifts were under the tree a person would have no place to walk in the room. Her cooking...
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Norman James DOTSON

April 11, 1956 - December 7, 2016

On April 11, 1956, Norman James Dotson, Sr. was born to Herman Ealleam and Florence Dotson in Fort Worth, TX. In 1965, Norman, his mother and grandmother, moved to Detroit, Michigan, where he was raised by two special women. Norman Dotson, Sr., confessed his life to Christ at an early age in Detroit, Michigan. He attended Detroit Public Schools and later attended Wayne State University in Detroit...
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Paula Diane Wooldridge

November 14, 1956 - December 7, 2016

Paula D. Wooldridge was brought into this world on November 14, 1956 and sadly she left this world on December 7, 2016 at 4:50 a.m. She touched so many people by her genuine kindness. Paula will be greatly missed and never forgotten! She is survived by her mother, Earlene Craig; two sisters, Felicia Franklin and husband, Johnny and Cynthia Lowe; one niece, Vivika Thorn; step-mother Betty...
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Bobbie J. WRIGHT

November 22, 1933 - December 7, 2016

Age 83, long time resident of Dallas, Texas passed away peacefully at her residence in Red Oak, Texas on Wednesday December 7, 2016. Bobbie was born on November 22, 1933 in Gatesville, Texas (Coryell County) to the parentage of the late Mike and Lennie Comer. She met and married the love of her life, Dale E. Wright and to this union four (4) children were born; Larry Dale, Debra, Dana, and Denisa...
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Wilford LaFond Lakey

April 16, 1943 - December 4, 2016

Wilford “Cotton” Lafond Lakey was born April 16, 1943 in Pittsburgh, OK and passed away December 4, 2016 in Waxahachie, TX. Wilford loved fishing, hunting and spending time with his family. He is preceded in death by his parents, Stephen and Naomi Lakey; son, Terry Leon Lakey; granddaughter, Erica Lakey and two sisters, Norma and Barbara. Wilford is survived by his wife of 56 years,...
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Eleanor Addie Jean HOWARD

February 6, 1939 - December 3, 2016

On February 6, 1939 a sweet baby girl was born to the parentage of Oran Bailey and DeClara Nixon Bailey in Midway, Texas (Madisonville County). She accepted Christ at an early age at Antioch Church of Christ in Midway, Texas. Later she attended Lawrence & Marder Church of Christ and Marsalis Avenue Church of Christ where she remained a faithful member. After high school, she married Willie...
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Kacy Deyon Smith

January 10, 1975 - December 3, 2016

Kacy lived his life to the fullest. He never did anything he did not want to do, and he always remained true to himself and his beliefs. He had a great sense of humor and possessed a loving, kind way that he extended to those closest to him. He leaves behind to cherish his memory: his parents, Kenneth and Rose Smith; his sister and brother-in-law, Karen and Kareen Steen; and two nieces, Chaye...
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Jack R. Kerr

September 21, 1930 - December 3, 2016

Jack Russell Kerr, age 86, of Desoto, Texas passed away on December 3, 2016 of heart failure. Jack was born on September 21, 1930 to Alvis N. Kerr and June James Kerr in Phoenix, Arizona. He was the younger of two boys. The family moved to Dallas where Jack attended school and often helped his father in a variety of business ventures during and after the depression. Jack graduated from Adamson...
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Gene Orell Murphy

December 9, 1966 - December 1, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Denise Manning

February 14, 1953 - November 30, 2016

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Evelyn Williams Harper

January 23, 1920 - November 30, 2016

Evelyn was born in Dallas, Texas on January 23, 1920 and passed away on November 30, 2016 in McKinney, Texas. She was the daughter of the late J. Floyd and Olive Mae Williams and sister of thelate Ernest and Sam Williams. She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years Norman J. Harper. Survived by daughter JoLynn Swenson and husband Gary of Celina, TX; grandchildren BryanSwenson and wife...
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Gary Risk

May 24, 1958 - November 29, 2016

Gary Ray Risk, 58, of Waxahachie passed away on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at Methodist Dallas Medical Center with his family at his side. Gary was born in Dallas on May 24, 1958 to Kenneth W. Risk and the late Virginia Cannady Risk.Gary graduated from Bryan Adams High School then attended and graduated from Richland College in 1979 with an Associate’s Degree in Arts and Science. Gary...
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Lawrence Lee Wolfe

May 1, 1932 - November 29, 2016

Lawrence Lee Wolfe, 84, died on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at Baylor Medical Center in Irving. He leaves his wife of nearly 60 years, Nell (Clark) Wolfe; his son and 2 step children, 11 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, and 3 great great grandchildren; and many close friends.Born and raised in Henderson County, Kentucky, the son of Joseph and Hattie Wolfe. He worked as a service tech for...
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Dorothy Elizabeth ROBERTS

May 28, 1916 - November 27, 2016

Age, 100, born May 28, 1916 to Robert and Ollie Webb in Corsicana, Texas. She passed away peacefully on Sunday November 27, 2016 in Terrell, Texas. Dorothy was a loving wife to her husband of 68 years, the late William H. Roberts and a devoted and patient mother to their 5 children. She was a lifelong member of Rosemont Christian Church where she was actively involved in the women's church...
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Nellie Myers

March 17, 1919 - November 26, 2016

Nellie Myers went home to be with her Lord on November 26, 2016 at age 97. She was married for many wonderful years to J. Wesley Myers who pre-deceased her, passing away in January, 1993. Nellie was born in Red Bluff, California on March 17, 1919 and had a rough go in her early life. Being born into a poor family, it was especially hard living though the Great Depression existing for part of that...
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Baskin Jackson Culpepper

March 5, 1936 - November 25, 2016

Baskin Jackson (BJ) Culpepper passed away on Friday, November 25, 2016 with his family by his side. He was 80 years young at the time of his passing. Mr. Culpepper’s cremated remains will be scattered at a later date in his hometown in Louisiana. Mr. Culpepper was born March 5, 1936 to Archie Lee and Venia Belle (Stewart) Culpepper in Weston, LA. He was the first son and second of seven...
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Anthony Wayne Mundy

October 2, 1960 - November 24, 2016

Mr. Anthony Wayne Mundy, son of Delores A. Mundy and Jerome Dancler, was born October 2, 1960 in Indianapolis, Indiana. He attended Indianapolis Public Schools # 41 and Northwest High School. He received an Associates Degree from Miss Wade’s Fashion Merchandising College in Dallas, TX.Anthony worked for Victor Costa as a tailor and a designer for the Bridal Line in Dallas.Anthony professed...
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Hattie Lee Cole-Moore

August 11, 1923 - November 22, 2016

On November 22, 2016 God called home the wonderful and beloved Hattie Lee Cole-Moore, but before He called her home He allowed the world to experience a true definition of love. Hattie Moore was to many a woman after God’s own heart. She was humble, kind, loving, and caring in a way that words cannot explain. She had a passion to minister to those who needed guidance and extended grace to...
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Yolanda Nira Martinez

July 19, 1958 - November 22, 2016

Yolanda Nira Martinez, age 58, resident of Dallas passed away on Tuesday November 22, 2016 at Methodist Medical Center of Dallas. She was born on July 19, 1958 in Dallas, Texas. Yolanda loved spending time with her family and friends, especially her husband Reynaldo. She leaves to cherish her memories: her beloved husband, Reynaldo Islas Martinez; children: Reynaldo Martinez Jr., Kathy Reyes,...
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Gary Lee Bolden

January 28, 1956 - November 20, 2016

Life Reflections of GaryGary Lee Bolden was born on January 28, 1956 to the parents of Howard G. L. Bolden and Hazel Mae Chatman in Dallas, Texas. He was the sixth child out of eight children. Gary attended Wilmer Hutchins Independent School District. Gary worked numerous jobs until he decided that truck driving was for him. He was a dedicated truck driver for over 20 years. He ended his...
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Dorothy Louise Morrison

July 9, 1930 - November 20, 2016

Dorothy Louise Towles Morrison: July 9th, 1930 - November 20th, 2016. Dear & beloved wife of Billy Joe Morrison for 69 years. Survived by: (Daughter) Debra Morrison Moore. (Grandsons) Micah, Matt & Ryan Moore. (Granddaughters) Yulia Vasquez & Lydia Moore. (Great Granddaughters) Jadyn, Keara, Zaelyn & Clementine Moore & Leslie Reed. (Great Grandsons) Wolfgang Muir Moore, Zayden...
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Alma Jeannette Littlefield

July 31, 1930 - November 20, 2016

Age 86, Jeannette passed away on 11/20/2016 from complications of Alzheimer’s. Born on 07/31/1930 in Ennis, Texas to Joseph and Gladys Richardson; preceded in death by husband, Robert Littlefield. She is survived by her three sons: Arthur Littlefield of Richardson, Texas, Richard Littlefield (Linda) of Star Prairie, Wisconsin, and David Littlefield (Alicia) of Granbury, Texas; sisters: Jo...
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Willie Bernard Daniels

March 10, 1966 - November 19, 2016

Willie “Nard” Bernard Daniels left us on November 19, 2016, with caring and loving people at his bedside. Nard was born on March 10, 1966 in Dallas, Texas, to Willie and Julia Sneed. He attended Roosevelt High School and became a professional businessman. After graduation, he met and married Gloria Douglas while pursuing his career as a businessman. Nard took on the role of father,...
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Doris Mae Tullos

February 2, 1932 - November 19, 2016

Loving wife, mother, Granny and Great Granny. Her life's mission was sharing her love with and taking care of her family. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. She graduated from W. H. Adamson High School in January 1950. Survived by: Husband and partner-in-life James (Jim) M. Tullos, married July 15, 1958 (58 years). Loving children, grandchildren and great grandchildren....
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Charlie Lee Bunch

July 27, 1929 - November 18, 2016

Charlie Lee Bunch was born on 7/27/1929 in Yuba, Oklahoma. He was married to the love of his life, Barbara Ellen Bunch for more than 65 years. They were rejoined on November 18, 2016 in heaven with Our Savior Father. He was preceded in death by his wife Barbara Bunch, Father James Walter Bunch, Mother Amy Lynn Grider, Sister Mae Hamil, and Daughter Alta Lynn Bunch. Surviving family, Charlene...
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Julian Stroud, Jr.

June 19, 1926 - November 15, 2016

Went to be with the Lord November 15, 2016. Born June 19, 1926. Julian had a full life as a loving husband, wonderful father and a faithful friend to many. He was a strong soldier for Christ, deacon in his church and a volunteer member of the Texas Baptist Men's Assoc. Survived by his wife of 66 years Mary Stroud, daughter and son-in-law David and Sharon Logan, daughter Susan Washburn, sister...
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Minerva I. Cantu

November 12, 1961 - November 14, 2016

Born November 12, 1961 in San Benito, Texas and passed away November 14, 2016 in Dallas. Survived by her companion, Angel Perez; Children, Hector Adamez, Ester Cantu, Stella Bravo and Phillip Cantu; grandchildren, Angelice Adamez, Jennifer Cantu, Jamie Cantu, Guadalupe Cantu, Samantha Bravo, Alicea Cantu and Amelia Bravo; siblings, Joe Cantu, Angelita Valdez, Maribel Lozano, Senaida Cantu, Arturo...
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John Hernandez

November 8, 1951 - November 14, 2016

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

May 18, 1923 - November 14, 2016

Janice Becker Haley joined her gracious Heavenly Father and Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on November 14, 2016, at the age of 93. She joins her beloved husband of 60 years, Lt. Col. William T. (Bill) Haley, who preceded her in death in 2004. She was born in Dallas, Texas on May 18, 1923, the daughter of Arthur W. Becker, Sr. and Orene Harris. and is survived by their daughter, Kathleen (Kat)...
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James Paul Allen

April 10, 1925 - November 12, 2016

James Paul (JP) Allen Jr., 91, of Ferris, Texas beloved husband and best friend of Honorata (Galang) Allen for 20 years passed away peacefully in the presence of his wife and daughter, Angelica Allen on November 12, 2016. JP was born to the parentage of the late J.P. Allen Sr. and Rebecca Allen in Ferris on April 10, 1925. He was predeceased by his brothers Fred Allen Sr., Rudolph Allen, and...
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Bobbie Ellen HESLIP

August 18, 1942 - November 12, 2016

Bobbie Ellen Wilson Heslip (also known as Bobcat) was born on August 18, 1942, to the late Thirkield and Ruby Wilson in Waco, Texas. She was preceded in death by her father, Thirkield Wilson, Sr.; mother, Ruby Malone Wilson; sisters, Permiror Wilson Gilmore, Superior Wilson Allen, and Doris Al Wilson Thomas; and brothers, Thirkield (Dooley) Wilson, Jr. and Joe Samuel Wilson. Bobbie began her...
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Joyce Mae Florence-Hider

February 1, 1922 - November 12, 2016

Mrs. Joyce Mae Florence-Hider was born February 1, 1922, to Hattie and Homer Florence in Jefferson, Texas. She attended Greater Garth Chapel in South Dallas and served on the usher board. She worked at Saint Rita's Catholic School as a cafeteria worker for many years. She also did domestic work. She had been retired for 34 years. On November 12, 2016 Mrs. Joyce was...
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Delores Barello

July 29, 1953 - November 11, 2016

Delores “Dee” Barello was a fun-loving, generous, kind mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She was the most patient, organized, and dependable of all of us. Whenever we needed help to prepare, plan, or even cook and clean she would be there early and leave last. Whenever we needed an encouraging word or just a person to take your side even if you were in the wrong, she would...
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Charles Lee Robinson

September 7, 1955 - November 10, 2016

Charles Lee Robinson was born on September 7, 1955, in Monroe, Louisiana, to the parentage of Eula Mae McGee and A.P. Brown. He passed away from this life peacefully on November 10, 2016. Charlie confessed Christ at an early age and became a member of Pilgrim Rest #2 Baptist Church. Charles Lee Robinson graduated from Rayville High School. After graduation, he served in the Air Force and the...
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Linda Marie Adams

March 27, 1914 - November 10, 2016

Linda Marie Adams was born in Richmond, Missouri to Walter Anderson Morgan and Mae (Spoon) Morgan on March 27, 1914 and died November 10, 2016, peacefully in her sleep. She was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother. She was predeceased by her husband Robert Clifford Adams and daughter, Betty Dean Meadors and grandson Daryl Meadors. She is survived by her two sons Walter Douglas Sitz and Albert...
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Lorena Betts Roberts

February 28, 1930 - November 10, 2016

Born February 28, 1930 in Highway, New Mexico and passed away on Thursday, November 10, 2016. She had a kind heart, a beautiful soul, and was the guardian angel that always brought our family together. You are forever loved and forever missed and your story lives on through the children you have brought in to this world. Lorena is preceded in death by her, husband Bill Roberts; three brothers,...
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Isabel Pierson

July 2, 1923 - November 9, 2016

Isabel Maria Pierson, a longtime resident of Dallas, Texas, died in this city on Wednesday, November 9, 2016. Born in Los Santos, Panama on July 2, 1923, she was married on January 1, 1945 to Nelson L. Pierson, from Bunceton, Missouri. He precedes her in death. A kind and devoted wife and mother, she was the rock of her family during troubling times. She is survived by her two sons and one...
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Curtis Mack McClure

April 4, 1927 - November 8, 2016

Curtis Mack McClure was born April 4, 1927, in Macedonia Bowie, Texas, to the parentage of Robert McClure and Ellen McClure Watson. Curtis loved fishing, traveling, baseball and people. After finishing high school, he went on to serve his country in the United States Army. Curtis also attended barber college and later opened his own barber shop. He retired after working 45 years at Lone Star...
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Samuel Lee TAYLOR

September 13, 1942 - November 8, 2016

Samuel Lee Taylor was born on September 13, 1942, in Clarksville, Texas, to the union of the late Earnestine Taylor and the late Johnnie Taylor, Jr. (stepfather) and the late Preston Taylor (paternal).Later he married Fredia Marie Taylor who preceded him in death. Samuel was employed for many years and retired by DISD as Custodial Janitor Services. Mr. Taylor leaves to share his memories: four...
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Frances Mae Stewart

December 20, 1928 - November 7, 2016

Frances Mae Stewart was born on December 20, 1928 in Dallas, TX. She worked for the telephone company and then as a teacher but mostly loved being part of her church. She lived her life fully. She held a place in her heart for the beauty of cardinals. Every time you see a cardinal, think of mom.Frances leaves behind her son Rex and wife Lisa and her daughter Robin and husband Lloyd along with...
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John Paul MCELROY

October 4, 1927 - November 7, 2016

John Paul McElroy, born October 4, 1927 in Amarillo, Texas died November 7, 2016 in Tyler, Texas. He is survived by his caring and devoted wife of 67 years, Patricia Meanor McElroy, Tyler, Texas; Daughter Barbara McElroy Knight and husband James A. Knight, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Granddaughter Elizabeth Knight, Los Angeles, California; Grandson James McElroy Knight and wife Alanna Junge Knight,...
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Fortino Briceno Pulido

August 12, 1921 - November 7, 2016

Fortino Briceno Pulido, age 95 passed away on Monday November 7, 2016 at his residence in Irving, Texas. He was born on August 12, 1921 in Lockhart, Texas to the late Atilano Pulido and Juanita Briceno. He loved playing music and spending time with his family. He will be greatly missed by his love ones. Fortino was preceded in death by his beloved wife Maria De Jesus Cisneros Pulido, daughter...
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Oscar Jernigan

October 26, 1944 - November 6, 2016

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

September 24, 1939 - November 6, 2016

James Virgle Warren, born September 24, 1939 in Mosheim, TX and went to be with his Lord and Savior on November 6, 2016. Born to J.W. and Velda Warren. James was employed in many professions over his life, but he spent the majority of his career with Dallas Area Rapid Transit as a supervisor until he retired in 1997. He loved his wife, children and grandchildren dearly; teaching them how to be...
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Jose Maria Lopez

April 7, 1930 - November 5, 2016

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