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

Donald Carr Moreau

March 16, 1926 - November 24, 2014

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

June 24, 1935 - November 24, 2014

Juanita Jiminez,79, left us on November 24,2014 with her family by her side, to be with the Lord. Juanita was born June 24,1935 in Dallas,Texas,to Eusebio and Carlotta Avalos. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, great grandmother and aunt.Juanita is survived by her sons: Antonio, Jose, and Manuel Jr.; daughter, Mary; one niece and several nephews.
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Frank Adolphus HOLLINGSHEAD

March 19, 1925 - November 23, 2014

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

November 10, 1921 - November 22, 2014

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

April 21, 1949 - November 19, 2014

Raymond Alan Oliver passed away on November 19th, 2014 in Plano, TX. Mr. Oliver was born on April 21, 1949 in Dallas, TX. He graduated from South Oak Cliff High School. He enjoyed traveling, playing sports, and spending time with his family. His favorite holiday was Christmas and loved to decorate for the holidays. Ray was a great family man, a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather...
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Robert Earl Jackson

March 30, 1948 - November 15, 2014

Robert Earl Jackson Sr. was born March 30, 1948 to the late Charles Jackson and Emline Lee Jackson Bagley in Dallas, TX. He was raised by the late Walter C Bagley. Robert attended Booker T. Washington High School and was a 1967 graduate. He attended college at West Texas State University in Amarillo, Texas.Robert found true love when he met and married Gwendolyn Hewitt. They were united in...
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Jewell I. Thompson

June 3, 1926 - November 15, 2014

The ‘Ordinary’ Life of an Extraordinary Woman….Jewell Iown Thornton Thompson was born in Ennis, Texas on June 3, 1926. Jewell was the youngest of nine children born to Nancy Jane Berry Thornton and Oley Alonzo Thornton. There were three girls and six boys, but three of the nine children died either during infancy or before they were two years old. The oldest child, Ruby...
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Maria Ruiz Flores

July 7, 1933 - November 14, 2014

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

December 19, 1917 - November 14, 2014

Mary Catherine Jayroe, age 96, passed away on November 14, 2014 in Royse City, Texas.Catherine is survived by her daughter, Deborah Jayroe Akin and son-in-law, Dale Akin of Fate, Texas; her granddaughters, Pamela Akin of Royse City, Texas and Patricia Akin of Wylie, Texas; her brother and sister-in-law, James (Zelda) Rains of Dallas, Texas; her great-grandchildren, Adrian and Jazmine Akin,...
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Mary Catherine Jayroe

December 19, 1917 - November 14, 2014

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

June 23, 1929 - November 13, 2014

Felix Daniel Jr ,born June 23, 1929 in Richardson,Texas.Passed away peacefully on November 13,2014 in Dallas,Tx.Preceded in death by his wife Jean Patch-Daniel.Survived by;A host of nieces,nephews and other relatives.
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Willie Mae Copeland

November 16, 1923 - November 13, 2014

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

May 16, 1933 - November 12, 2014

Gwendolyn Jean Middelton Burrows, Beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great-great grandmother. Born May 16, 1933 and passed away November 12, 2014. Others would know her as momma Jean and to this day our friends will stop by to see how she is doing, mom was always there for who needed help.She was survived by her children; LaCretia, Charles, Debra, Sheryl and Troy. Grandchildren;...
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Cleotha Buchanan

March 7, 1930 - November 12, 2014

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

January 4, 1934 - November 11, 2014

Mrs. Martha Gayle Coyle passed away November 11, 2014 at the Cross Timbers Care Center in Flowermound, Texas. Mrs. Coyle was born to the union of David and Grace Adams January 4, 1934 in Dallas, Texas. Graduated from Sunset High School(Bison Class of `52).Mrs. Coyle is survived by; Brother, David Adams Jr. Sons, Ron David and Tim Dean Harshbarger, Grandson, Jason Harshbarger and Great-grand...
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Neosha Kelton

March 16, 1929 - November 11, 2014

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

June 17, 1919 - November 11, 2014

Betty Jackson, 95, of Dallas, beloved wife and mother, went to see Jesus last Tuesday,November 11th. A native Dallasite who lived most of her life here, Mrs. Jackson wasborn on June 17, 1919. She lived most of her life in the Kessler Park area, where herfather, the late Dr. Frank D. Clark, had one of the longest-running medical practicesin the city, and was somewhat of a legend in the area. Betty...
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Carolyn Cunningham

August 8, 1941 - November 10, 2014

Carolyn A. Cunningham passed away peacefully on November 10, 2014.Carolyn was born on August 8,1941 to parents John and Irma Williams.Surviving Family: daughters, Renda Welborn from Tyler, TX; Lorraine Meighen and husband, Ron; Grandchildren: Marie Welborn, Amanda Lynn Blackerby, and James F. Meighen.
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Gilbert Garcia

September 20, 1931 - November 10, 2014

Gilbert C. Garcia passed away on Monday, November 10, 2014.Gilbert was born on September, 20, 1931 in Cameron, TX to Silverio Cruz and Paula Garcia.He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Dora Garcia; son, Robert Garcia; and son, Daniel Garcia.Gilbert is survived by his son, Ernest Garcia; daughter, Rose Mary Salas; daughter, Linda Gutierrez (David); son, David Garcia; daughter, Sandra Garcia...
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Arielle Rae Lopez

November 6, 2014 - November 6, 2014

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

October 28, 1919 - November 6, 2014

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

January 30, 1959 - November 5, 2014

Mr. Daniel Diaz was born to Luis Daniel Diaz and Ada Luz Pellot, January 30, 1959 in New York City, New York.Survived by: Wife,Evelyn Smith Diaz; Daughter, Danielle Diaz. Mother, Ada Luz Pellot; Sisters, Natalie Diaz-Taylor and Eileen Diaz. Brothers, Ronald Diaz and Luis Nelson Diaz.Preceded in death by: Father, Luis Daniel Diaz; Brother, Harry Diaz and Sister, Margarita Diaz-Moss.
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George E. Fabian

April 18, 1923 - November 3, 2014

A proud Naval Veteran of World War II and an Air Force Veteran of Korea left us Monday evening to join his wife of 66 years who left us last year. After leaving the service and moving to Dallas George worked as a printer for over 50 years. Survived by son Gary and wife Beverly of Houston, son Don and wife Jill of Ovilla, son David and wife Susan of Midlothian, daughter Malinda of McKinney, 6...
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Tommy Mix Duvall

March 27, 1926 - November 3, 2014

Tommy Duvall, 88, passed away November 3, 2014. Services will be on Friday morning November 7 at 10 a.m. at Laurel Land Funeral Home with Wes Price officiating. Visitation will be held Thursday evening November 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Laurel Land Funeral Home in Dallas.Tommy was born on March 27, 1926, to Jess and Lora Duvall of Midlothian, Texas. He served in the United States Army during World...
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Rosina R. Guyder

July 8, 1917 - November 1, 2014

Rosina Guyder, age 97, passed away November 1, 2014. At the request of Rosina, her remains will be accompanied by her son and grandchildren to her beloved hometown of Marksville, Louisiana. Her ashes will be returned to that familiar earth during an intimate ceremony with her immediate family.Rosina was born on July 8, 1917, to Dolly Deselle Richardson and Willie Richardson. Along with her...
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Albert Melton

March 31, 1937 - November 1, 2014

Albert Melton Jr.“ A time to be born: Albert Melton Jr was born to the parentage of Viola and Albert Melton Sr.“ A time to be planted” Albert was raised in Cameron Texas. He had four sisters and three brothers.“A time to love” Albert Melton Jr married Rose Brown in 1959, to this union 7 children were raised.“ A time to find” In his earlier years Albert...
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Andre Elizah RODRIGUEZ

September 29, 1995 - November 1, 2014

Andre Elizah Rodriquez, passed away on November 1, 2014 in Dallas Texas. Andre was born September 29, 1995 in Dallas Texas. Visitation will be 6:00 -8:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 3, 2014 at Laurel Land Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 5, 2014 in the Laurel Land Memorial Chapel, 6000 S.R.L. Thornton Freeway, Dallas Texas.Interment to follow at Laurel Land...
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Wiley Hugh Johnson

October 31, 1920 - October 30, 2014

WILEY HUGH “Bud” JOHNSON, in loving memory of a beloved father, faithful husband, dear friend, and a righteous man, age 93, passed away triumphantly and peacefully on October 30, 2014, at Victoria Gardens of Frisco, in Frisco, Texas.Visitation Service: 6 – 8 o’clock p.m., Monday, Laurel Land Funeral Home, 6000 R.L. Thornton Freeway, Dallas, Texas 75232.Memorial Service: ...
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Hazel Marie Garrett

February 28, 1922 - October 29, 2014

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

April 16, 1927 - October 29, 2014

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

June 28, 1919 - October 27, 2014

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

June 28, 1919 - October 27, 2014

Willie James Slatten was born June 28th, 1919 in Winnsboro, Texas to Henry and Mary Felts Slatten. W.J. met the woman of his life and of his dreams, Mary Belle Slatten. They became husband and wife December 14th, 1938. They remained united in love and devoted marriage for over 74 years. Mary went to be with the Lord on March 12th, 2013. W.J. left to join his wife and the Lord on October 27th...
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Billy Scott STRONG

January 29, 1937 - October 27, 2014

Mr. Billy Strong was born January 29, 1937 in Howe, Tx. to Sam and Lucille Strong.Mr. Strong is survived by: Cindy Clark, Kyle Strong, Sherry Martinez, DeAnna Mae Koch and Patrick Simons, 10 Grandchildren and 7 Great-grandchildren.Mr. Strong is preceded in death by: wife/Patsy Sue Strong and son/Billy Scott Strong Jr.
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Grace Mozelle Sinclair

August 16, 1932 - October 27, 2014

Grace Mozelle Linch Sinclair passed away on Monday, October 27, 2014.Grace was born on August 16, 1932 in Ralls, TX to William and Vesta Linch. She was a longtime member of the Church Of Christ and enjoyed spending her time traveling.Grace was preceded in death by her husband Wallace Sinclair.She is survived by her sons: Larry and Doyle Sinclair; sisters: Maudane Allen and Juanita Good; grandson,...
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Marilyn D. SPRING

April 24, 1947 - October 27, 2014

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

April 28, 1935 - October 26, 2014

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

May 27, 1947 - October 26, 2014

Catherine Jean Martin was born in Dallas, Texas on May 27,1947 and went home to be with her Savior on October 26,2014.She was a devoted mother, grandmother, sister, & friend to all who knew her. But above all, she was a devout Christian who knew where her journey started & where it would end. Her faith never waivered during time of illness. She always had a smile about her and never had a...
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Faustina S. Hamann

May 20, 1914 - October 25, 2014

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

June 23, 1953 - October 24, 2014

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

October 24, 1934 - October 24, 2014

On Wednesday, October 24, 1934, the angels sang and the heavens smiled upon the earth and blessed us with Ruby Bernice Lowe. She was born to the proud parentage of the late John Wesley and Ida Harrell Lowe in Dallas, Texas. She accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior as a young girl and united with the True Light MBC under the Pasturage of the late Rev. C.W. Wright.Ruby attended Dallas Public...
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Paul D. Veach

April 26, 1919 - October 24, 2014

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

March 21, 1928 - October 24, 2014

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

June 21, 1922 - October 24, 2014

Rebecca C. Navarro passed away peacefully on Friday, October 24, 2014 at the age of 92.Rebecca was born on June 21, 1922 in San Marcos, TX to Hercules and Anita Canales. She proudly served her country during World War II as a surgical technician in the US Army. After the war ended, she was reunited with the love of her life, Francisco M. Navarro Sr., who was also a WWII veteran. Rebecca was a...
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Francis Desio

October 24, 1921 - October 23, 2014

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

September 17, 1984 - October 22, 2014

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

May 9, 1934 - October 21, 2014

In Loving MemoryofGeorge Washington BrownMay 9, 1934 - October 21, 2014ServicesSaturday, October 25, 2014 at 12 NoonHoly Cross Catholic Church5004 Bonnie View RoadDallas, TexasFather Timothy Gollob, Pastor
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Jimmy Lee Houston

March 17, 1944 - October 20, 2014

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

October 21, 1933 - October 19, 2014

Helen Tanonaka Hashimoto, beloved wife, mother and friend, died October 19, 2014, after a long illness. She passed peacefully in her home with her family, as she had wished. Helen was born October 30, 1933, in Honolulu, where she grew up and graduated from Roosevelt High School. After attending the University of Hawaii, she moved to San Francisco and married Richard Hashimoto, also of Honolulu....
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Karen Kaye Kelley

January 14, 1946 - October 18, 2014

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

February 21, 1949 - October 18, 2014

Delores Ragins peacefully went home to be with her Lord and Savior on October 18, 2014 at 4:00 PMDelores was born on February 21, 1949 in Paris, Texas. She lived a life dedicated to God, family, and community as she diligently pushed for success as well as instilling values, morals, and standards in each of her children. Her strong passion for the well-being of her children was also demonstrated...
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Roberta Ann Grimes

February 19, 1924 - October 18, 2014

Roberta Ann Smith Grimes, age 90, died in Duncanville, Texas on October 18, 2014. She and her twin brother Robert were born February 19, 1924 in Atlanta, Georgia on their sister’s second birthday.Roberta is preceded in death by her parents, Robert Albertus Smith, Sr. and Lillie Ann Duffee Smith, her beloved husband of 59 years, Thomas Allen Grimes, Jr., daughter Carol Ann Grimes Dorman...
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Beverly Ann Looper

August 2, 1933 - October 16, 2014

Beverly Ann Meister Looper, Passed away at her home Thursday morning from COPD and CHD. Ann was born in Ft. Smith, Arkansas to Herman and Bertie MeisterAnn and her husband Kenneth Looper moved from Ft. Smith, Arkansas to Aquila, TX and from there to Dallas, before moving to Desoto in 1960 where they remained.She was preceded in death by her husband in 2013 and their grand son in law Scott Pogue...
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Darlene Wilkes

August 14, 1952 - October 15, 2014

Darlene was born August 14, 1952 in Richmond, Indiana, and passed away in her home in Dallas, Texas, on October 15, 2014. She was proceeded in death by her father, James Leonard Richards, Sr, mother Elizabeth Ruth Wright Martin, step-father James Theodore Martin, brother John Dane Richards, step-sister Cathy Martinez, and granddaughter Kourtney Kay Row. She is survived by her daughter Tina...
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Lester Earl Ingle

June 17, 1922 - October 15, 2014

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Majorie Marilee Thurman

May 16, 1924 - October 15, 2014

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Esther Marr-Livingston

December 2, 1915 - October 15, 2014

Esther LivingstonEsther Livingston, 98, was born in Antlers, Oklahoma on December 2, 1915 and passed away on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 in Pittsburg, Texas. Esther is the youngest and the last surviving member of her family of eight children, whose parents were James Hubbard Marr and Ella Jane Marr. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Harvey Livingston (Bill), who passed away in...
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Emma Pearl Cole

July 19, 1941 - October 14, 2014

Emma Pearl Cole born July 19, 1941. She is survived by her husband Ken Cole; daughters Maria Chaffin and Teresa Young; Son in law Brian Young; Grandchildren Kelly, Kevin, Emily, Carey Young and Mychael Koegl; Great grandchildren Beckham and Lily Young. She is preceded in death by Neil Dean Chaffin and grandson Kyle Young
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Rosalie Virginia Braswell

November 12, 1923 - October 14, 2014

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Morris Glenn ROSE

December 19, 1954 - October 13, 2014

Morris Glenn Rose was born December 19,1954 in Dallas, Texas and passed away October 13, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. A Memorial Service will be 12 noon, Saturday, October 25, 2014 in the Laurel Land Funeral Home-Chapel, 6000 South R. L. Thornton Freeway, Dallas, Texas 75232.
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Edward R. Hall

June 4, 1947 - October 12, 2014

Edward R. Hall of Lubbock, TX and formerly of Bedford, TX peacefully passed away on Sunday, October 12, 2014 from complications of a stroke. He was 67 years old.Ed was born in Brownwood, TX on June 4, 1947 and grew up in Amarillo as the only child of Vada and Hollis Hall. After graduating from Amarillo High School in 1965, Ed attended Texas Tech University until he enlisted in the United States...
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Samuel Curtis Crump

April 25, 1966 - October 12, 2014

Samuel "Sam" Crump, born on April 25, 1966, passed away on Sunday, October 12, 2014 at the age of 48.He is survived by his wife, Tonya Crump; children: Austin Crump, Lauren Barnett, Justin Crump, Samantha Crump, Leslie Dodson, and Lee Crump; sisters: Sherry Kennedy and Susan Huber, brother, Steve Crump and many other dear family and friends.
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Stephen Mark WILSON

May 14, 1960 - October 12, 2014

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

May 22, 1929 - October 12, 2014

Hosie was born in Oakwood, Tx on May 22, 1929 to the parents of Prince "Duke" and Rachel Moning. She attended Dunbar High School in Oakwood, Texas where she met Junie Lee Young. To this union three children were born. She worked at Baylor Hospital in the nursing field from the beginning of her career until she retired after 27 years. She attended Dallas West Church of Christ until she...
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Sandra Sue Hill

June 13, 1956 - October 11, 2014

Sandra Sue Wilson Hill passed away on Saturday, October 11, 2014.She is survived by her husband, Anthony Hill; two daughters: Tawaski Watts and family and Renita Hill; granddaughter, Shanieca Henry; brothers: James Wilson Jr., Donald Wilson and family, and Dawayne Wilson and family.Sandra was preceded in death by her brother, Billy Wilson, her mother Molly Joiner and her father, James Wilson Sr...
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Betty Jane GRIFFIN

December 10, 1921 - October 11, 2014

Betty J. Griffin was born December 10, 1921 in Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. She was the youngest of two daughters born to Waldo E. and Ruth A. Finke. Ruth Allene Wilds the youngest sister and parents precedes her in death.At the age of eight, she and her sister began singing on the radio program "Stars of Tomorrow" as The Finke Sisters.She graduated from Roosevelt High School...
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Eric John Huemmer

July 20, 1941 - October 8, 2014

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Franklin Delano Epperson

August 17, 1933 - October 7, 2014

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Dixie Carl Rupley

November 9, 1918 - October 7, 2014

Dixie Carl Rupley, 95, passed away on October 7, 2014.Dixie was born on November 9, 1918 in Bristol, Tx. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and very dedicated to her family.She is preceded in death by her husband of 49 years Alvin Rupley.She is survived by her son David Rupley fo Dallas and son Don Rupley and wife Cheryl of Richardson, 5 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and many...
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Doris Willhite Sneed

January 22, 1922 - October 6, 2014

Doris Willhite Sneed, 92, passed away peacefully on October 6, 2014. She was born on January 22, 1922 to Marvin and Nora Willhite. Doris was married to her loving husband, Chadwick Brooks Sneed, Sr., for 56 years before his passing in 2005. She was a long-time resident of Oak Cliff (Kessler Park) and a member of Cliff Temple Baptist Church. A long-term employee of Zale Corporation, she officed...
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Marilyn Jo EVERETT

July 6, 1941 - October 4, 2014

Marilyn Jo Everett was born on July 6, 1941 to Clarence and Mildred Colburn in Wichita, Kansas. She is survived by daughters Rhonda Thomas, Jeannie Lloyd (Kent), and son Doug Everett. She is also survived by grandchildren Jeremy Everett, Amber Rossa (Robert), Adam Lloyd, Travis Buros, Melissa Buros, and Megan Ortega. She was preceded in death by both her parents and her husband W.D. Everett.
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Effie Marie Bolin

November 25, 1915 - October 3, 2014

Our beautiful angel, loving and wonderful Mother & faithful servant of God, departed from the loving arms of her daughter, Kaye and into the welcoming arms of her beloved Heavenly Father on October 3, 2014. Effie was born Nov. 25, 1915 to Una & William Morton, in Rockdale, Tx. and moved to Dallas in 1964. Effie spent a long & happy life being a homemaker, devout Christian, active for...
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Howard Wayne Moore

July 26, 1946 - October 3, 2014

Wayne Moore July 26, 1946-October 3, 2014Passed away peacefully at his home on Friday October 3, 2014, with his wife, Wendy, and his two dogs, Shasta and Cheyenne, by his side.Wayne is survived by his wife of 20 years, Wendy; his three daughters, Kim, Tammy and Kristi; one grand daughter, Laci; one grand son, Brandon; his niece, Laurie; two great-nephews, Cody and Clayton; and many cousins. He...
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Mary Matilda ROBERTS

May 4, 1933 - October 2, 2014

MARY MATLIDA DAWAY-ROBERTS SURVIVORSDaughter/ Caroline (Victor) Daley and Grandchild/ Clarissa Daley.Deceased Daughter/ Agnas "Trixie" Atwell, Son in law/ Michael Atwell and Grandchildren Segun and Michelle Atwell.Deceased Son/ Aldophus "AL" Greenway, Daughter in law/ Brenda Greenway and Grandchildren Kenny (Sandy) Greenway, Tammie(Rod) Simmons, Gregory and Elana Greenway....
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Billie Maxine SAMFORD

March 25, 1931 - October 2, 2014

Samford, Maxine Duncan ShipleyBorn on March 25, 1931 in McKinney, TX to James & Roberta (Franklin) Duncan and died on October 2, 2014 in Richardson, TX due to complications from Alzheimer’s disease. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Sonny Samford, son Mark Shipley, grandson Chris Adams, brothers James & Henry Duncan, and brothers-in-law & sisters-in-law John Kee,...
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Don Don Branch

January 22, 1928 - October 1, 2014

Our beloved patriarch, Don Branch "took his option on the better situation", as he put it. Don, also known as Papaw, entered into eternal rest with his sons by his side on October 1, 2014.Don was born on January 22,1928 in Mt.Vernon,Tx to R.H."Jack" and Willie Lu Cooper Branch.He grew up in Carrollton and later in Dallas.In 1945, at the age of 17,Don chose to serve his country...
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Josefina RAMIREZ

February 13, 1964 - October 1, 2014

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Alta B. Hicks

April 18, 1923 - September 23, 2014

April 18, 1923 -- Sept. 23, 2014Alta B. Johnson Hicks was born and raised in Democrat, TX and graduated from Zephyr High School in 1941. She soon married Alton Rose, who joined the Army and war effort during WWII. She moved to Dallas after he was deployed to the Philippines, living with girlfriends, all of whom had husbands away at war. Upon his death a short time later, Alta became one of...
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Marion Hart

February 6, 1913 - September 22, 2014

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Bryant Cornelius Matherson

November 5, 1957 - September 22, 2014

Bryant C. Matherson entered into his heavenly home September 22, 2014. Born, November 5, 1957 in Beaumont, Texas to Conice Jane Bryant and the late Arthur Matherson Jr. Bryant was dedicated to his church, Ervay Cedar Missionary Baptist Church, since early childhood. He served the Lord as a deacon, musician (drummer), usher, and finance committee member. Bryant was blessed with a loving family...
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Dorothy S. Johnson

September 23, 1915 - September 21, 2014

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Priscilla Alanis-Rios

July 8, 1995 - September 21, 2014

" Priscilla Alanis Rios was born on July 8th of 1995 in Dallas, Texas. She is preceded in death by her brother Aaron Alanis. She is survived by her son Elijah René and his father, Alex Ortega. She also leaves behind her parents Alfonso Alanis and Leticia Rios, her siblings; Abigail, Raul, and James Alanis Rios. She is also survived by grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives...
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Glenda SCHUFFORD

March 26, 1949 - September 21, 2014

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Richard Arnold Ebert

January 26, 1954 - September 20, 2014

Richard “Rick” Arnold Ebert, born January 26, 1954, in Dallas, TX, passed away on September 20, 2014, at the age of 60. Rick worked construction most of his life, including Vistawall, in Terrell. He was currently working as Purchasing Manager for Universal Glass and had been with them for almost 20 years. Rick was very dedicated to his job and he enjoyed landscaping in his free...
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Isabella V. Jackson

December 8, 1934 - September 19, 2014

Isabella Virginia Jones Jackson, was born to the union of Louis Kato Jones and Annie Mae Hartley Jones, in beautiful Jacksonville, Florida. She accepted Jesus Christ at a very early age to begin a life long journey of service in the Kingdom of God. She lived with her parents and siblings in Florida, until the U. S. Army brought them to Oklahoma, where she continued her development and education...
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Juanita Harper

June 8, 1920 - September 19, 2014

Juanita Reed HarperBorn June 8, 1920 in the Ferris area, passed away September 19, 2014.She is preceded in death by her husband of 55 years Ralph Harper and, her second husband of 12 years Vernon Harper.She is survived by her daughters Judy Oakley and husband Joe, Joanne Shafer and husband Bailey. Grandchildren Patty and Benny Oakley, Brian Shafer, Lisa Ferry and Jessica Prewitt. Great...
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Flora Lee France

July 27, 1911 - September 14, 2014

Flora Lee France of Lewisville, Texas, born to Fletcher Usrey and Liddie (Wilson) Usrey on July 27, 1911 in Itasca, Texas, passed away at home on Sunday, September 14, 2014 at the age of 103.Mrs. France graduated from high school in 1930 as a resident of Buckner Orphans' Home. She began working at the Stoneleigh Hotel in Dallas, Texas as a cashier in the restaurant. Later she worked for...
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Anita Gene FOSTER

January 8, 1928 - September 14, 2014

Anita "Gene" Fosterof DeSoto. Born January 8, 1928 in Floydada, Texas, passed away September 14, 2014. Survived by daughter Donna Fernandez, son Bobby Foster and granddaughters, Veronica Fernandez and Diana Fernandez.Memorial contributions may be made to the Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts of America, two organizations she loved and Faithfully served.
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Fred Oscar GREEN

January 30, 1935 - September 13, 2014

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

November 6, 1926 - September 13, 2014

Leta Lou was born Leta Lou McLarry in Hopkins County, Texas. She was one of five children of Guy and Robbie Lee McLarry. She picked cotton as a child and attended school in Sulphur Springs. She came to Dallas shortly after WWII and worked at Merchant's Credit Union.Leta had two children, Randy Eastep and Mac Patterson. She was a loving mother who was devoted to her two sons and did everything...
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Rebecca Ann Cobo

June 12, 1951 - September 11, 2014

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

February 1, 1931 - September 10, 2014

James Lee Oliver was born on February 1, 1931 in Franklin, TX to the late James Oliver Sr. and Alberta Mantooth. He departed this life on September 10, 2014 at the Atrium at Bellmead in Waco, TX.James confessed Christ at an early age and was a member of the True Light Baptist Church in Franklin, TX. He graduated from Blackshear High School in Hearne, TX in 1950. Upon graduation he joined his...
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Phyllis G. Evans

November 3, 1928 - September 10, 2014

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

January 3, 1969 - September 10, 2014

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

February 13, 1949 - September 8, 2014

Lydia Castaneda Aleman was born in New Braunfels, Texas on February 13, 1949 she passed away peacefully at her Residence on September 8, 2014 at 2:10pm, at the age of 65.Lydia Aleman is predeceased by her daughter Rosemary Aleman, her father Manuel Bose Castaneda, her mother Maria Rodriguez Castaneda, her sister Rosalinda Castaneda Hernandez her sister Maria Estella Flores, her brother Leonard...
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Mattie Irene Kokoruda

June 28, 1922 - September 8, 2014

Mattie Irene Strain Kokoruda was born to Celie (Lockhart) and John Strain on June 28, 1922 in DeKalb, Texas and left this life peacefully on September 8, 2014, in Rockwall, Texas. A true East Texas Country Girl who never forgot where she came from and proudly wore the colors of Old Glory wherever she went. Preceded in death by her husband of 48 years Frank Kokoruda and all of her brothers and...
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Anna Rose Rogers

April 11, 1925 - September 7, 2014

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

August 15, 1956 - September 7, 2014

Deborah Elaine ButlerAugust 15, 1956 - September 7, 2014Deborah Elaine Butler was born August 15, 1956 in Dallas, Texas to Elizabeth (Goodwin) and Donald Besherse. She passed from this life on September 7, 2014. Deborah grew up in the Pleasant Grove area of Dallas and attended H. Grady Spruce High School where she truly had Apache Spirit. She graduated in 1974. She married the love of her...
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Richard A. Redus

October 16, 1942 - September 6, 2014

Mr. Richard Alvin Redus, born in Dallas, Texas October 16, 1942 to the parents of Luntsford and Nellie Redus. Mr. Richard A. Redus enjoyed life together with the love of his life Mrs. Darlene(Mann). To this union a precious gift was given, that of Jack Redus.Services for Mr. Richard Alvin Redus will be Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at Bear Creek Baptist 1:00pm.Committal Service will be at Laurel...
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Gussie L. Hight

January 10, 1917 - September 6, 2014

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

August 4, 1970 - September 5, 2014

Mr. Jose G. Rodriguez was born August 4, 1970 in Monroe, Michgan to Jesus T. Rodriguez and Melida G. Rodriguez. He attended David W. Carter High School. Mr. Rodriguez confessed his faith at St. Elisabeth Catholic Church in Dallas, Texas. He was known for his faith and trust in God until the end.Mr. Jose G. Rodriguez was married to Ms. Pamela Dudley, to this union two wonderful children were born:...
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