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

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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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

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

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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

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

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

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

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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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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

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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

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Bonnie L. Rivers

April 8, 1929 - January 29, 2015

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Nathaniel Caro

March 13, 1995 - January 28, 2015

Nathaniel Caro II was born on March 13, 1995 in San Antonio, Texas to Kimberly Chene` and Nathaniel Caro. He grew up with two of his sisters Nandi Adinah Dennis and Nyya Nadine Dennis. Linton G. Dennis of Miami, Florida played an instrumental role as his dad.Nathaniel was a very talented young man while attending McCowan Middle school. He aspired to be a music producer. He started a company call ...
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Mary Rosalind Jones

April 21, 1922 - January 27, 2015

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Jefferson Elmore Ward

August 8, 1928 - January 27, 2015

Jefferson Elmore Ward, 86. Died on January 27, 2015. He leaves his precious wife of 44 years, Monty Ward, sons Ronnie and Randy Ward, Kirk, Kent, Neal, and David McCraw. He also leaves 10 beautiful grandchildren, along with many close friends! He was born in Hope Arkansas, son of Elmore and Edith Ward. Jeff resided in Dallas for many years and was a long time member of Cliff Temple Baptist Church...
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Earl Wallace Commons

September 23, 1943 - January 26, 2015

Earl Wallace Commons of DeSoto, TX, was born September 23, 1943, in McKinney, TX and passed away January 26, 2015, in Dallas, TX. Earl was preceded in death by his father, Virgil Commons, and his brother, Mike Commons. He was survived by his wife of 44 years, Patricia Brown Commons (Pat); his mother, Gladys Commons; son, Chad Commons; daughter, Lori Garza and husband, Jessie; two grandsons,...
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Joyce Willene REESE

November 25, 1930 - January 25, 2015

Joyce Willene Allen Reese was born on 11.25.1930 in Dallas County Texas to George and Vera Allen and was their only child. She attended and graduated from Adamson High School in Dallas. She is survived by her son, Keith Reese of Siloam Springs, Arkansas and his wife, Kaye. 3 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Joyce was married to William David Reese. She had two children Wiliam “David...
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Lida PRATLEY

December 31, 1925 - January 24, 2015

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Audean Beckham

August 8, 1926 - January 22, 2015

Audean Beckham has gone home to be with the Lord. Because she was a devout Christian, she had no fear of death. She was born in Fairland, Oklahoma in 1926. During WWII she completed RN training at Methodist Hospital, and she loved nursing and caring for others. She was preceded in death by her husband of 39 years, Ernest Beckham. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. Her life...
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Jeannette Sharon Osteen

September 4, 1940 - January 20, 2015

Osteen, Jeannette Sharon, 74 passed away Jan. 20th. She was born September 4, 1940 in Detroit, Michigan. She was married to John A. Osteen of Maypearl, TX. for 56 years. She had 3 children, Cynthia A. Osteen (Klein), Tanya G. Osteen (Pollan)(deceased), and Hardy A. Osteen. She has 2 granddaughters, Hannah J. Klein (Jaral) and Emily J. Klein. She has 2 great-grandchildren, Wanda M. Jaral and...
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Janice Monk

June 15, 1924 - January 20, 2015

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Norma Kaye Hernandez

February 10, 1944 - January 20, 2015

In Loving Memory-Norma Kaye Hernandez-Feb. 10, 1944-January 20, 2015Norma was born in Stockton, California to Myron and Hugh Snodgrass. She graduatedfrom Texas Tech University with a teaching degree. She was married to Jose AntonioHernandez for close to 33 years. She touched the lives of many children as a teacherat St. Elizabeth Catholic School in her early career and as a substitute teacher...
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Jackie Doyle Smith

November 10, 1935 - January 19, 2015

Jackie “Jack” Doyle Smith, 79, passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones at his residence in Barry, Texas on Monday, January 19, 2015.Jack was born November 10, 1935 in Payne Springs, Texas to Tom and Johnnie Smith. He graduated from Eustace High School in 1953 and served for the United States Marine Corp from 1956-1960. Jack worked for several glass and mirror companies,...
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Marie G Miller Erhard

September 16, 1921 - January 18, 2015

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Laura Louise Green

January 20, 1929 - January 18, 2015

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Loyce Irene Sharpe

May 22, 1930 - January 18, 2015

Loyce Sharpe 84 passed away in McKinney, TX Leaving to cherish her great memories are her three children: Glenda Pinkston (James), Sandra Higgins (Michael Sr.), and William Hubacek (Debbie)Grandchildren: Col. Brian Pinkston MD, Michael Higgins Jr., Christopher Pinkston, Ryan Higgins, Kasha O’Neill, Loyce Pickett, and Paige Hubacek , and eleven Great Children
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Mildred E. THOMPSON

May 5, 1926 - January 17, 2015

Mrs. Thompson was born in Pineville, KY to the parents of Fred and Ethel Hendrickson on May 5, 1926. Passed away January 17, 2015 at Grace Presbyterian Village.She is survived by son, Gary Thompson; daughter, Sharon Broadwater; son, Michael Thompson; daughter, Elizabeth Pickering and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
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Lionel D. Garza

December 11, 1949 - January 17, 2015

Lionel D. Garza passed into glory on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at the age of 65. He is survived by his loving wife of forty-three years, Angelica, and his three children, Thomas, Steven (Monica) and Theresa. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Thomas Michael, Adrienna, Isaiah, Sarai, Juan, Joseph, and Jacob, four brothers, and one sister. He is preceded in death by his Mother (Hortencia),...
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Carroll Wayne Godwin

September 9, 1934 - January 14, 2015

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Judith C. Langley

January 9, 1943 - January 14, 2015

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Owen Darryl Gallaher

November 26, 1955 - January 14, 2015

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Benny Noble Geddie

October 1, 1942 - January 12, 2015

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Stella Leona Beasley

June 25, 1926 - January 11, 2015

Stella L. Beasley – ObituaryJune 25, 1926 – January 11, 2015Stella L. Beasley, age 88, of Dallas, TX went home to be with the Lord on January 11, 2015. Stella was born June 25, 1926 in Centralia, OK...
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Pebbles Murrell

December 3, 1963 - January 11, 2015

Pebbles Stegman Murrell, 51, passed away peacefully after a long, courageous battle with cancer on January 11, 2015.Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, January 14, at 12:00 PM at Laurel Land in Dallas.  Visitation...
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Norvel Merl Davis

July 13, 1928 - January 11, 2015

Norvel M. (Buck) DavisPassed away January 11th, surrounded by three of his favorite people, his grandchildren.He was born on July 13, 1928, in Cedar Hill Texas to Norvel and Arment Davis.Married to his high school sweetheart...
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Helen Francis SIMMONS

July 10, 1931 - January 10, 2015

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Theresa Cooper

May 22, 1929 - January 9, 2015

Theresa Jo CooperMay 22, 1929 – January 9, 2015 Theresa “Jo” Cooper, age 85, peacefully left our world surrounded by her family on Friday, January 9, 2015, at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas due to complications...
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Edward M. POLAN

August 7, 1928 - January 9, 2015

Mr. Edward M. Polan 85, of DeSoto TX born August 7, 1928 in Bastrop, LA, passed away on January 9, 2015 in Dallas TX. In lieu of flower please make donations to First Christian Church of Lone Oak TX
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Walter WEISS

November 23, 1922 - January 8, 2015

Walter Weiss, age 92, died at Methodist Charlton Hospital on January 8, 2015. He was born November 23, 1922, in St. Louis to the late Albert and Rose Newman Weiss. He graduated from Soldan High School in St. Louis in 1940. He then graduated from The School of Horology Watch Repair Academy and then worked for two years for a major jewelry store.Walter was a member of what has been called &ldquo...
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Ronald J. Johnston

July 27, 1943 - January 8, 2015

Ronald John Johnston was born July 27th 1943 in Perth Amboy New Jersey, he was raised by his grandmother Elizabeth Kane and lived in New Jersey until he was 30 years old, he then moved to Texas.He was a strong man with a good heart and spirit.He loved his family dearly. He is survived by his wife Margaret Johnston daughters; Tracey and son in law Matthew Jordan, daughter Deborah and son Philip...
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Marilyn A. MOULTON

July 29, 1922 - January 7, 2015

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William Dulaney

July 21, 1920 - January 7, 2015

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Freddie Lee Majors

May 7, 1942 - January 5, 2015

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Robert Lynn Bolton

February 25, 1945 - January 5, 2015

"Bobby" was born on February 25,1945 in Dallas, TX at Methodist Hospital, graduated from Kimball High School where he played the saxophone in the marching band and later played in a jazz band.Retired, he worked in construction as an iron worker and welder alongside his brothers and father in the family business.He was honored to be a 32° MasonHe was baptized at 12 years of age at...
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Georgia Perez

June 22, 1931 - January 5, 2015

Gerogia Lee Perez of Lancaster, TX. Born June 22, 1931 in Austin, TX. passed away January 5, 2015.She was preceded in death by husband, Ysidro Perez, mother Maria Sanchez, daughters; Susan Rosenthal and Carmen Briones, and son John Paul Perez..She survived by daughters; Rosary Tamayo and Rebecca Wallace, sons Joe Perez and Steve Perez, 15 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great...
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Joyce Ruth Berges

July 27, 1932 - January 5, 2015

Joyce Berges age 82 of Desoto; TX was born July 27, 1932 in Donaldsonville, LA. She passed away peacefully at home Monday January 5, 2015 surrounded by her loving husband Arthur of 56 years.Joyce and Arthur owned and operated Custom Decals, Inc. from 1975 until they retired in 2010. Joyce was a devoted, loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was very proud of her family and loved being Nana...
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Dion Garza

October 22, 1962 - January 4, 2015

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Marilyn Ruth McDonald

March 31, 1937 - January 4, 2015

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Donald Glenn Jennings

September 30, 1947 - January 4, 2015

Donald "Don" Glen Jennings. Born September 30, 1947 in Dallas, TX. He was a resident of Hillsboro, TX. After a courageous battle with cancer, Don passed away peacefully on January 4, 2015 with family and friends at his side.He was one of two children born to the late William and Elois Jennings and was the beloved husband of Sylvia Louise Jennings for over 45 years. Don will forever be...
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Bryan Riley Williams

January 1, 1983 - January 2, 2015

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Shelene Tarell Walker

November 5, 1967 - January 2, 2015

It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of their beloved daughter, granddaughter, sister, niece and cousin, Shelene WalkerShelene passed away on January 2, 2015 following a lengthy battle with lupus. She is survived by her parents Helen & James Allen; Grandmother Lenora B.Knight and a host of siblings, Aunts , Uncles and cousins. Shelene was predeceased by her father,...
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Bryan R. Williams

January 1, 1983 - January 2, 2015

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

September 17, 1946 - January 1, 2015

Patricia Ruth McLelland, known to her family as “Pat” and to her friends as “Trish”, died unexpectedly on January 1, 2015, after a brief illness. She graduated from Sherman High School and received bachelor and master’s degrees from the University of North Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harvey Hall and Ruby Nell Hall. She is survived by her...
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Robert Eugene Hill

February 25, 1932 - January 1, 2015

Robert E. Hill, age 82, passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his loving family on January 1, 2015 in Rowlett, Texas. Born to I.V. and Maude Hill on February 25, 1932 in Caddo, TX. He married Bobbie F. Cantrell in 1953, and they had 5 children. Bobbie preceded him in death in July, 1982. He married Priscilla (Patti) Pierce in 1987, she preceded him in death in July, 2012. Robert...
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Margaret L. Eidson

May 18, 1924 - December 31, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Gustine Mcdaniel HUBER-OLIVER

November 24, 1930 - December 31, 2014

Gustine McDaniel Huber- OliverNovember 24, 1930- December 31, 2014Gustine Huber- Oliver died of natural causes on the morning of December 31,2014. She had been fighting lung cancer for several years . She was born inLubbock, TX., on November 24, 1930, to Orville and Elsie McDaniel, and laterwelcomed two brothers Henry and Alvin.In 1950 Gustine married Robert L. Huber, Sr., from Lubbock, and had...
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Gretta Alana Pfeil

May 24, 1930 - December 31, 2014

Gretta Alana Pfeil passed away peacefully on December 31, 2014 at the age of 84. Funeral Service: 10 am, Monday, Jan. 5, 2015 at Laurel Land. Visitation: 12-2 PM Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015.
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John E. Hawley

January 11, 1932 - December 31, 2014

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

February 15, 1919 - December 30, 2014

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John Daniel Slay

November 5, 1931 - December 30, 2014

John passed away in the morning of December 30. He was born November 5, 1931 in Dallas, Texas. His parents were Esther Henderson Slay and Frank Conley Slay. His schooling began at Mrs. Bender’s preparatory classes, then Rosemont Elementary School, and Sunset High school. John graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1951. While serving in the US Air Force during the Korean War he...
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Billie Louise Lee

March 10, 1920 - December 29, 2014

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Letha Marie Bennett

March 11, 1921 - December 29, 2014

Letha Marie Smith Bennett, age 93, was born in Wilson, Oklahoma on March 11, 1921 to Edgar and Nettie Lee Smith. She joined her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on December 29, 2014 in Copperas Cove, Texas while surrounded by family.A life-long resident of Dallas, Texas, Letha was a consummate mother and homemaker. She was an excellent cook and enjoyed preparing meals for her family and friends. ...
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Rudolph Amato

February 1, 1923 - December 29, 2014

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

March 20, 1931 - December 28, 2014

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Luis Rey Renteria

September 6, 1988 - December 28, 2014

Now I lay me down to sleep,I pray the Lord my soul to keep;if I die before I wake,I pray for the Lord my soul to take. Amen
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James Grover Ferguson

September 18, 1938 - December 28, 2014

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

June 19, 1923 - December 27, 2014

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