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

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

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

May 16, 1924 - October 15, 2014

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

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

August 26, 1965 - 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

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

August 17, 1933 - October 7, 2014

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

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

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

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

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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

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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

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Arturo S. Juarez

January 3, 1969 - September 10, 2014

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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

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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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Zander Lawrence GILBERT

October 12, 1925 - September 2, 2014

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J. C. BOST

October 30, 1927 - September 1, 2014

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Sandra Kay MERCADO

October 29, 1942 - August 31, 2014

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Joe Donald Monroe

July 28, 1935 - August 29, 2014

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Helen Louise Tarver

December 23, 1921 - August 28, 2014

Helen Louise Tarver, 92, went to be with the Lord on August 28, 2014 at her home in Dallas, TX.Funeral Services will be held on Friday, September 5, 2014 at 12 PM in Laurel Land Memorial Chapel.Helen was born on December 23, 1921 in Dallas, TX to Ray Perry and Lottie Jane Litton. She was the second of six children. Helen graduated from Crozier Tech High school and worked for Southwestern Bell...
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Larry Joe Tarver

July 15, 1957 - August 28, 2014

Larry Joe Tarver, 57, went to be with the Lord on August 28, 2014 at his home in Dallas, TX.Funeral Services will be held on Friday, September 5, 2014 at 12 PM in Laurel Land Memorial Chapel.Larry was born on July 15, 1957 in Dallas, TX to Joe and Helen Tarver. He graduated from Kimball High School in 1975 and then furthered his education at Mountain View College. Larry was a creative person and...
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Don Johnson

August 3, 1959 - August 27, 2014

Don Johnson Jr. peacefully went to his eternal home; on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 surrounded by love and family. He was 55 years old, born in Corsicana, TX to Betty Nell Johnson and Don Johnson Sr. He attended school in the Dallas Independent School District, graduating from Lincoln High School Class of 1977. He later received a bachelor’s degree from Prairie View A&M University.Don...
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Janice Lee Wismak

April 8, 1947 - August 27, 2014

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Rita L. Sparks

March 19, 1954 - August 22, 2014

Rita Lynelle "Cookie" Sparks was born 3/19/1954 and passed away 8/22/2014. She served 32 years with the USPS. The viewing will take place Friday, 8/29 at Laurel Land Funeral Home and the home going celebration will be Saturday, 8/30, at 11am at Community Missionary Baptist Church.
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Mary Agnes Killough

April 9, 1926 - August 22, 2014

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Nancy Carol Spurgeon

May 19, 1937 - August 21, 2014

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Dorothy P. Zeck

July 24, 1931 - August 19, 2014

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Pearl DEAN

July 21, 1918 - August 19, 2014

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Melinda Gay Lack

September 12, 1956 - August 18, 2014

57 Of Mesquite, Memorial service 12:00 Noon August 22,2014 at Laurel Land Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers donations may be given under her name to the Dallas SPCA or American Cancer Society.
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Cynthia June Williamson

August 4, 1941 - August 18, 2014

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Otis WHITE

September 30, 1927 - August 17, 2014

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Allie Christine Leftridge

June 10, 1924 - August 15, 2014

Allie Christine Jones-Leftridge, age 90, passed away peacefully in her home on Friday, August 15, 2014.Allie is survived by her loving sister, Allean Jones Proctor aka: Mother Proctor and brother, Gary and Vickie Morgan as well as many other loving family and friends.A Funeral Service for Mrs. Leftridge will be held on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 11:00 am at Good Street Baptist Church, 3110...
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Edna Florence Petton

December 17, 1927 - August 15, 2014

Edna Florence "Tonsi" Petton, 86, passed away peacefully on August 15, 2014 in Dallas, TX.Edna worked for Disney's Dallas office, Disney Buena Vista, for 25 years as a secrtary. She was preceded in death by her son, Randy Petton and her brother, Elgin Armand Lloyd Jr.Those left to cherish her memory are: her daughter, Tammy Howard; granddaughter, Rachel Arrieta; grandson, James...
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Joe Raymond Martinez

December 7, 1958 - August 13, 2014

Mr. Joe R. Martinez passed away peacefully on August 13, 2014. He was 55 years old.Services will be held at Laurel Land Memorial Chapel on Monday, August 18, 2014 at 10 AM. Burial will immediately follow in Laurel Land Memorial Park. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 6-8 PM on Sunday, August 17, 2014.Joe is survived by his many loving family members and friends.
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Doris Jean Dewees

July 21, 1931 - August 12, 2014

Doris Jean DeWees was born July 21, 1931 and passed away August 12, 2014. Preceded in death by her husband, Claude E. Dewees; parents, Charles G Adkins, Jr and Bess Winfred Adkins; sister, Betty Mae McLaughlin; brother, Charles W. Adkins, Sr; 2 sons-in-law. Survived by three daughters, Claudia Reynolds, Stephanie Garrett and Leslie Lawrence; son, Edward DeWees and wife Janna; 8 grandchildren; 6...
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Cornelia M. Spencer

February 22, 1918 - August 10, 2014

Cornelia (Neda) Mae Chancellor Spencer was born February 22,1918 to parents Nettie and Parks Chancellor. She married Robert E. Spencer Jr., the love of her life who predeceased her. Together they traveled the world exploring nature and finding new adventures. She was a life time resident of Oak Cliff and helped organize and maintain a 1935 reunion for Sunset Hight School. Neda lived a life of...
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Amalia Rojas

July 10, 1947 - August 10, 2014

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Maria R. Morales

July 14, 1928 - August 6, 2014

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Patricia Ruth Ellison

September 25, 1926 - August 5, 2014

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Jerrelean Thomas

December 27, 1933 - August 5, 2014

Mrs Jerrelean Thomas,80, of Dallas,Tx was granted her angel wings on August 5,2014. Her final days was spent with family and friends. Those who traveled before her to be with our Heavenly Father -mother Essie Lee Sims ,brother Napolian Wright and aunt Ethel Mae Smith.A life well lived and spent with her devoted companion for over twenty years Leon Coleman well cherish the memories of the love...
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Harvey Vines

September 17, 1954 - August 5, 2014

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LaFawn Anthony Hatton

February 21, 1920 - August 5, 2014

LaFawn Anthony Hatton passed away peacefully at A Daughter’s Care Assisted Living Home in Desoto, TX on August 5, 2014 at the age of 94. LaFawn was born in Proffitt ,Texas on Feburary 21, 1920 to Jaspar and Anna Hayman. LaFawn enjoyed witnessing, testifying and praising the Lord whether it was to family, friends or strangers. Her awesome cooking and loving spirit will be missed by all...
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Burton Leigh CHASE

September 19, 1940 - August 4, 2014

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Elijah Bartholomew Loera

April 9, 1995 - August 3, 2014

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Sandra Loyce STACKOWICZ

July 12, 1949 - August 3, 2014

Sandra Stackowicz, 65, was born to A.J. and Joyce Rush on July 12, 1949 in Ardmore, Oklahoma. Sandra passed away on August 3rd 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Stackowicz and her parents. Sandra is survived by her sons Richard Thomas and Jimmy Stackowicz and wife Jenny; grandchildren Bailey and Zachary Stackowicz and Alic and Teagahn Thomas; sisters Linda Adams and husband...
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Juanita Deane Cloninger

October 26, 1914 - August 1, 2014

Juanita Deane Bell Cloninger began life October 26, 1914 and completed it August 1, 2014. Survived by daughter Amy Cunningham and husband Robert; granddaughters Allison Amador and husband Roger, and Wendy Cunningham; great-granddaughters Eavan and Elena Amador and Jayde Sobalvarro; and by many cherished family and friends. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held at Oak Cliff...
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Ethel Alene Stone

January 10, 1922 - July 31, 2014

Ethel Alene Poe Stone, was born January 10, 1922 in Appleton, Arkansas and went to be with her Lord and Savior on July 31, 2014 in Dallas, Texas at the age of 92.She was predeceased by the love of her life, husband, Henry Doyle Stone, Sr., parents, Morris Lee Poe and Jessie Maxey Poe, sister and brother-in-law Billie Ruth Poe Bridges and Charles William Bridges III and brother-in-law James L....
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Marcella Gertrude Bush

January 5, 1921 - July 31, 2014

Marcella Gertrude Bush was born in Rock Island, Illinois on January 5, 1921 to Hubert and Frieda Just. She passed away on July 31, 2014 in Denton, Texas. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of over 70 years, Jack Edward Bush. Marcella humbly described herself as a simple "homemaker and artist", but to her friends and family, she was much more. She will be missed by her...
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Timmy Dwane White

July 20, 1958 - July 31, 2014

Tim D. White, 56, defeated ALS when Jesus called him to his heavenly home July 31, 2014. Welcomed by loved ones who entered before him, he fought a good fight, strong to the bittersweet end, surrounded by love and laughter. Those left hurting, yet rejoicing in his healing remember who he is in our hearts: A handsome man to his mother, Billie Martin and his uncle Eddie Bush; a hunting buddy to...
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Louis Edward Everett

December 17, 1951 - July 29, 2014

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

December 8, 1915 - July 29, 2014

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

January 9, 1918 - July 26, 2014

Verna Mae Adamson passed away peacefully on July 26, 2014. She was 96 years old and leaves behind a long legacy of a life well lived.Verna was married for 72 years to Mr. Roy William Adamson before his passing. She was a longtime member of Calvary Temple in Mesquite and active in the women's group. She enjoyed sewing, cooking and gardening. Verna will be remembered as a devoted wife, mother,...
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Dorothy Evelyn Hood

March 24, 1925 - July 26, 2014

Dorothy Evelyn Hood3/24/25 – 7/26/14Survived by her daughter and son-in-law Sandra Kay and Ben Allen of Sherman, Tx. Son and Daughter in law, Michael and Debra Hood of Athens, TX. Daughter and son in law, Laura and Elmer Elliott of Terrell, TX. Four grandchildren, Jason Hood, Justin Hood, Zach Allen and Kimberly Allen. Three great grandchildren, Morgan Hood McNutt, Abby Hood and Preceded...
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Robert Spencer Gard

March 7, 1922 - July 26, 2014

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

June 24, 1923 - July 25, 2014

Juan Mendez Guajardo of Dallas, TXFuneral Service 2:00 p.m. at Laurel Land Funeral Home with Visitation starting at 12:00 Noon. Burial to follow at Laurel Land Memorial Park.
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Ima Jeanette Gage-Turner

April 24, 1925 - July 25, 2014

Ima J. Gage-Turner, born April 24, 1925 to the parents of Thomas and Eunice(Bryant) Harvey in Mc Adoo, Texas. Preceded her in death Larry O. Gage/son, Chris Jolley/grandson.Survived by:Husband/ Joe TurnerSon/ Elvin D. GageDaughter/ Patricia Gage-JolleyStep-Daughter/ Karen TurnerStep-Son/ Ron Turner8 Grandchildren8 Great-Grandchildren1 Great-Great Grandchild and a host of neices and nephews.
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Louise P. Bryant

May 20, 1933 - July 22, 2014

Louis P. Bryant Of Dallas Wake service 7/27/2014 form 4:00 p.m - 6:00 p.m. Funeral Service Monday 7/28/2014 at Laurel Land Memorial Chapel ar 12:00 p.m, with burial to follow at Laurel Land Memorial park.
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