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

Margarett Eugene Fuller

September 5, 1944 - August 24, 2016

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Janice Kay Shanks

September 20, 1941 - August 24, 2016

Janice Kay Ingram ShanksSept. 20, 1941 – Aug. 24, 2016Janice Kay Ingram Shanks, 74, of Dallas, TX, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on August 24, 2016. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 27 at 11:00 a.m. in the Truett Chapel of the First Baptist Church of Dallas. Janice was born in Des Moines, Iowa, on September 20, 1941, to Chester R. and Edna Mae Stanley Ingram....
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John Ross Tappan

March 30, 1948 - August 21, 2016

John Ross Tappan was born March 30, 1948 in Indianapolis, Indiana. He proudly served in the US Army during the Vietnam War. For the last 40 years, he indulged in his passion – drag racing – a sport he loved. He was the first driver for Time Warp Racing where he drove all 3 of their cars. He always qualified and won his last round of racing. John passed away on August 21, 2016 in...
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Cheryl Spencer Wilson

October 29, 1948 - August 21, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Annette Annette Glenn

August 12, 1944 - August 18, 2016

Julia Annette “Annie” Glenn passed away on August 18, 2016, after a long battle with lung cancer and is now celebrating in Heaven with our Lord Jesus Christ. She was 72 years old.Annie is survived by her husband, Charles Lobaugh of Ferris, Texas; son David Glenn and his wife Sharon of Ennis, Texas; daughter Sussie Champaign and her husband Steve of Ferris, Texas, and son Jerry Glenn...
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Zenobia Walker

September 12, 1948 - August 17, 2016

Zenobia (Connie) Walker age 67, passed away on August 17, 2016 in Athens, Texas. Connie was born in Dallas, Texas on September 12, 1948 to the parents of Helen Jean Oliver and J.B. Richards. Connie attended Lincoln High School in Dallas, where she had to drop out of school to take care of her only child, after near death experience with double pneumonia. Later Connie went on in life and...
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Bobby Austin Williams

July 2, 1937 - August 16, 2016

Was born July 2, 1937 in Thornton, Texas and he passed away August 16, 2016 in Dallas, Texas. He served in the National Guard and retired from Office Machines, Inc formerly known as Remco Office Machines. Bobby was a past Deacon at his church Duncanville Church of Christ and a member of the VFW Auxiliary Duncanville Chapter. He is preceded in death by his parents Sylvia and Willie Williams,...
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Bobby Austin Williams

July 2, 1937 - August 16, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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James B. Tindall

June 2, 1922 - August 14, 2016

James B. Tindall (Jimmie), 94, passed away Sunday, August 14, 2016, after a lengthy illness. Jimmie was a member of First Christian Church of Lancaster. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and sister. Jimmie loved to travel, visiting most of the 50 states as well as foreign travel to New Zealand and Egypt She is preceded in death by husband Eddie Tindall. She is survived by her son,...
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Pervis Leo Brown

March 4, 1922 - August 14, 2016

Pervis Leo Brown, “PaPa,” died peacefully in hospice care on August 14, 2016, in Arlington Memorial Hospital at the age of 94.Pervis is survived by daughter Thelia and her husband James Chaffin; grandsons David Chaffin (and wife Ginger) and Kevin Chaffin of Dallas, and Michael Chaffin (and wife Tina) of San Francisco; great-grandchildren Bailey, Summer, Dawson, Paige, and Conner;...
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Lionell William PIPKIN

January 28, 1934 - August 13, 2016

Lionell William Pipkin was born January 28, 1934 to Lorenzo and Annie Pipkin in Beaumont, Tx. He was the younger of two sons born to this union. He attended elementary and secondary school in Beaumont, Tx and graduated from Hebert High School in 1951. He grew up in Pear Orchard, a small community in Beaumont that helped nurture and develop his humorous, loving, and giving spirit. After completing...
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Edwin Wayne Roy

August 12, 1951 - August 13, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Willie Joe McAbee

June 28, 1932 - August 13, 2016

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

August 25, 1934 - August 13, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Edna Mae Collier

December 20, 1948 - August 12, 2016

After sixty-seven years of sharing her life with us on this side of glory, Edna Mae Collier fell asleep into the peaceful arms of our Heavenly Father, Friday, August 12, 2016. Our beloved and loving Edna Mae Collier, was born to the parentage of the late Arthur Lee Johnson and Fern Ester Johnson. She was born and raised in Tollette, Arkansas, and later relocated to Nashville. Edna was the eldest...
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Thomas Y. GARCIA

April 20, 1944 - August 12, 2016

Thomas Y. Garcia, age 72 passed away on Friday August 12, 2016 at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, Texas. Thomas was born in Pharr, Texas on April 22, 1944 to the late Thomas Garcia and Elia Ybenas Herrera. He met and married Elena Garcia and were blessed with (1) son and (3) daughters. Thomas was very gifted with his hands and was a skilled carpenter by trade until he retired. Thomas loved his...
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Louis Lawrence LOPEZ

December 27, 1946 - August 12, 2016

Louis Lawrence Lopez passed away on August 12, 2016 at the age of 69. He is preceded in death by his niece Sonja Ayala-Byrum, Sister Carrie Lopez-Cardenas, father Ignacio C. Lopez and Brother, Raymond Lopez. He is survived by his wife, Viola Lopez, son, Phillip Lopez and wife Danielle, daughter, Roxanne Rousseau and husband Keith. His mother, Evelyn Lopez, sisters, Theresa Hill and husband, Roger...
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William Thomas White

August 10, 1924 - August 12, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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William Thomas White

August 10, 1924 - August 12, 2016

William passed away at age 92 in Cedar Hill, Texas from an aggressive cancer. William was preceded in death by his father Carter B. White, Sr., mother Eurie White, his first wife Annalee Johnson White, brother Carter B. White, Jr. and his second wife Myra Kirby White. William is survived by his son William T. White, Jr. and wife Beverly White of Jackson, TN., stepdaughter Kay Kirby Balthrop...
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John Henry HARRISON

March 23, 1931 - August 11, 2016

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

March 1, 1922 - August 10, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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John Hubert Foster Lynn

February 24, 1944 - August 9, 2016

A Time to be Born: On February 24, 1944, Bobbie and Sammie Lynn welcomed a happy baby boy into the family. He was very special, because he was the last child of nine children born to this union. To his family and friends, he was affectionately known as “Boo”. To others he was sometimes called “Blue”. A Time to Learn: For the first years of his education, he attended Zion...
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Marlyn Mitchell

August 8, 1940 - August 9, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Scotty Dewyane Brimer

May 10, 1942 - August 9, 2016

Scotty Brimer, a Mesquite resident, died at age 74 on August 9, 2016. Scotty was born on May 10, 1942 in Emory Texas to Onie and Lois (Yancey) Brimer. He was a very talented person in the financial world. He started working in the local Five and Dime store as a sales clerk during his High School years. After graduation he went to work for Republic National Bank, working his way up the ladder to...
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Bruce Andrew Awalt

October 16, 1945 - August 8, 2016

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Sunshine Voncille SKEINS

June 16, 1920 - August 8, 2016

Mrs. Sunshine Voncille (Butler) Skeins made her transition from earth to Glory on Monday August 8, 2016 at Charlton Methodist Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. She was born in Tyler, Texas on June 16, 1920 to the parentage of the late Mr. Daniel Butler and Mrs. Arie (Lacy) Butler. Sunshine received her formal education from the Tyler Independent School District and later obtained her Bachelor...
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Alfred Lloyd Tennison

October 6, 1922 - August 8, 2016

Mr. Alfred Lloyd Tennison, Sr. was born on October 6, 1922 in Lindale, Texas to the parentage of the later Mr. Richard & Luella Tennison. Alfred attended public school in Lindale, Texas. Later in life Alfred enlisted in the United States Army and was deployed to serve his county in World War II. In August 1964, he met and married the love of his life, the late Mrs. Gladys Ruth Gardner...
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Latisha Veola Taulton

December 2, 1988 - August 6, 2016

Latisha V. Taulton was born on December 2, 1988, to the union of Maurice Taulton and Teresa Bolton. Latisha was the proud mother of two children, Zaria and Ayden Taulton. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Zaria; her mother, Teresa; and her brother, Quinton Taulton. Latisha attended Texas Can Academy, where she completed her high school education. She leaves to cherish her memory: her...
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Bobby Joe Brantley

April 3, 1943 - August 6, 2016

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

April 5, 1958 - August 5, 2016

Vicki Denise Caldwell was born on April 5, 1958, in Dallas, Texas, to the parentage of the late Hobert Hornage and Jo L. Caldwell. She attended school in the Dallas Independent School District and graduated from South Oak Cliff High School. She accepted Christ at an early age, and she later joined New Birth Baptist Church, where she remained a member until her death. Vicki was employed as a legal...
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Dorothy Oldacre

June 9, 1936 - August 2, 2016

Mrs. Dorothy Mae Teague Oldacre passed away on Tuesday August 2, 2016 in Arlington, Texas. She was the daughter of the late Elijah W. Teague and Alice Reynolds born on June 9, 1936 in Belle Mina, Alabama. She confessed her hope in Christ at an early age and was baptized in the fellowship of the CME Presbyterian Church of Cedar Lake, Alabama. Later in her journey, she met and married the late Mr....
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Nancy Dyas-Brown

July 16, 1964 - August 1, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Tomy Isringhouse

February 8, 1943 - August 1, 2016

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Opal W. Jones

September 8, 1923 - July 31, 2016

Reflections on Her LegacyOpal Williams Jones was the second of four children born to Willie Odell and Corine Laverne Moore Williams, was born September 8, 1923 in Jefferson, Texas. She graduated from Booker T. Washington High School, Dallas, TX, in May, 1940 and was one of the class speakers. Later, she graduated from Phillips Business College in Dallas, Texas.On May 16, 1942, Opal married Johnie...
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Golda Emanis Punkoney

January 28, 1916 - July 31, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Creola Maedell Taylor

August 2, 1928 - July 30, 2016

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Robert Rodriguez

March 9, 1962 - July 30, 2016

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Joy Juanita Herrin

August 22, 1928 - July 28, 2016

“Nita,” age 87, of Cedar Hill, TX passed away Thursday, July 28, 2016. Services will be Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 2:00pm at Laurel Land Memorial Chapel in Dallas. There will be no graveside service. Open visitation, will be Friday, August 5, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Laurel Land. Nita was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Arcie Neal Herrin, Jr. in 2011.
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Merquiades Decena

December 10, 1927 - July 27, 2016

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Ethylene Ruth Sanders

February 13, 1923 - July 27, 2016

Eulogy for Ethylene Ruth “Snooky” Eckert SandersBorn February 13, 1923 in Clifton Texas to Oscar and Ethel Ott Eckert. Devoted wife to Tom Douglas Sanders since March 23, 1946 until his death on January 13, 1981. She lived in Dallas Texas the remainder of her life primarily in Oak Cliff.Loving Mother to Sandra Kay Sanders Rawlings and Rebecca Ann Sanders Adams.Survived by her...
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Janet V. Calico

October 5, 1950 - July 26, 2016

Janet Varon Calico was born to the union of Fred Calico and Margie Lee Pinkard Calico on October 5, 1950 in Dallas, Texas. She was the oldest of 14 grandchildren, and was the "hostess" for many family events. Janet was a product of the Dallas Independent School District. She attended Lincoln High School and was a Majorette in the Lincoln High School Marching Band. Janet was presented to...
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David Lee Wall

February 17, 1943 - July 25, 2016

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

May 14, 1927 - July 24, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Jarie Jarie Cox

July 20, 1967 - July 22, 2016

Deitra Jarie Langley Cox was born into this world in the wee hours of the morning on July 20, 1967, she returned home with GOD late night on July 22, 2016. She was preceded in this journey by her husband David Lee Cox, Grandparents George Lee and Shirley Jean Howard. Jarie is survived by her children Richard Lee Cox - wife Katie Plumlee Cox, Michael Collin Cox, Alyssa Leann Cox, parents Deitra...
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Eula Mae Havens

March 3, 1925 - July 22, 2016

Psalms 116:15 -"Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints." Eula Mae was born March 3, 1925, to Tolbert J. Sr. and Lela Walker Nichols, in Detroit, Texas. She passed into the presence of her Lord July 22, 2016. She was a long time member of Scofield Memorial Church, although due to health issues had not been able to attend the past several years. She was preceded...
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Calvin Earl Seales

August 23, 1936 - July 21, 2016

Calvin Earl Seales was born on August 23, 1936, to Blanche and Walter Seales in Clapham St. Michael, Barbados West Indies.Calvin was a very industrious and mechanically gifted man. He was also the family historian, passing on the rich history of our family to be told for generations to come.On July 21, 2016, our beloved father passed on to await the coming of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ....
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Barbara G. Barker

August 6, 1963 - July 20, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Shirley Jean Bouchum

September 1, 1948 - July 19, 2016

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Iris Marjorie Killough

December 27, 1915 - July 19, 2016

Killough, Iris Marjorie, nee Gilpin, passed away on July 19, 2016. She was born on December 27, 1915 in Bryan, Texas, and she graduated from Sunset High School in 1933. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lt. Col. James S. Killough, and her eldest son, James S. Killough, Jr. She is survived by son, Michael V. Killough, daughter, Kathleen I. L. Killough, son, David E. Killough, seven...
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Tommie Boyce Torinese

August 5, 1952 - July 17, 2016

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James Thomas Scott

January 16, 1947 - July 17, 2016

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Joseph L. Fiedler

December 19, 1935 - July 16, 2016

Joseph “Sonny” Fiedler passed away on Saturday July 16, 2016 in Idabel, Oklahoma. He was born to the parentage of Mr. Jon Fiedler and Ms. Willie Wright on December 19, 1935 in Heyworth, Oklahoma. Sonny was a long time resident of Dallas, Texas for many years. He worked as an Airline Fuel man for American Airlines until he retired. Sonny loved playing the guitar and singing with his...
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Lester Wayne Birch

February 13, 1961 - July 16, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Crisalida Geissler

November 10, 1929 - July 16, 2016

Crisalida Geissler was born to Angel Lopez and Ester Nunez in Tampico, Mexico on November 10, 1929 and went to be with the Lord on July 16, 2016 at 8:15am. She was the youngest of 19 children in which only 6 survived. She was an adventurer at heart who left home at age 17 to come to the United States on her own. She worked several ranch jobs before securing long-term employment as a nanny for...
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Mary J. Ross

February 10, 1950 - July 15, 2016

Mary Juanita Ross was born on February 10, 1950 in Opelousas, LA to the late Curley Charles Sr. and Cemonia Charles of Opelousas, LA. She graduated from high school in Opelousas, LA. She later attended Grambling State University for a short while. She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Curley Charles, Sr. and Cemonia Charles; two sisters, Cecilia Lewis and Mary Satterwhite; four...
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Joy Hartman

August 13, 1922 - July 15, 2016

Joy. A name could not fit her better. Joy McLeskey Hartman, born on August 13,1922 and died peacefully in her sleep at age 93 on Friday, July 15,2016. She had lived in Dallas, Texas since 1947 and worked at the Army and Air Force Exchange Service headquarters as an IT manager until retiring in 1977. Joy traveled extensively to over 60 countries, stood on the north pole and visited all seven...
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Betty Jane Whitfield

November 5, 1928 - July 15, 2016

Betty Jane Whitfield, born November 5, 1928. Died July 15, 2016. Beloved Mother, Grandmother, and Great Grandmother. She is survived by her children Richard Allen Shultz, Gloria Jean Saks, Brenda Jane Reed, and Robert Allen Shultz. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the American Heart Association or Alzheimer’s Association.
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Alice J. Grindele

August 3, 1929 - July 15, 2016

Alice is preceded by her loving husband of 50 years, Robert Lee Grindele; parents Gladys Anderson, Walter Anderson, Aubrey Miskell & Florence Miskell; sisters Irene Miskell, Margaret Stone, Ella Ann, Marie Williams, Juanita Miskell; brothers Alan Otis Miskell, Sonny Miskell, Rudolph, Richard. Alice is survived by four children, Nadine Grindele Whaley, Robert G. Grindele. Marie Grindele...
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Kathryn M. Hanson

November 18, 1925 - July 13, 2016

Loving wife to Bill, mother, grandmother to Sean, Kelley, Brennen Harris and Kimberly Ott. Great grandmother to Sean Morgan, William, Natalie, Jackson, Bennett Harris and Carter Ott, Aunt and friend.She was on her own from the time she was 12 years old. Her mission in life was to take care of her family, and in that she excelled. Fun loving, card player, whether or not it was Phase 10 or Poker,...
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Dorothy Jean Cortez

March 13, 1940 - July 13, 2016

Dottie Cortez, who lived a life clothed in strength and dignity and who rejoiced on her final day, went to be with her Eternal Father on July 13, 2016, at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, Texas, after a sudden stroke. She was a faith-filled woman who conquered single motherhood, beat breast cancer, quit smoking, and, in her final act, gave life as an organ donor.Dorothy Jean Hutchins was born March...
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Ella Mary Jones

August 6, 1927 - July 12, 2016

Ella Mary Jones was born August 6th, 1927 in San Augustine, Texas to Mary Jane Perkins. She grew up there and finished high school in 1944. She was married to Grover McDaniel on January 27th 1946 and of this union, Grover McDaniel, Jr. was born. This marriage ended and she later married Harry Jones on Easter Sunday April 5, 1947. Of this union, Sandra Jones Dawson was born. She was united with...
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Willie Armstrong

August 26, 1938 - July 10, 2016

Born William henry Armstrong, on August 26, 1938, in Palmer, Texas; to the parentage of the late Lula Mae Gowans and J.T. Armstrong they preceded him in death. He was affectinally known by his family as “Henry”; while others knew him as “Willie”. At an early age he accepted Christ under the leadership at the Palmer Church of Christ. After moving with his grandmother, he...
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Jackie Louise Dean

August 24, 1934 - July 10, 2016

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Fay Dean Crowder

December 20, 1932 - July 9, 2016

Obituary Fay Dean Foy was born on December 20, 1932, in Pine Springs Community, Houston County, Texas to the late George Marvin Foy and Willie Dale Harrington; she was the second of nine children. She accepted Christ as a child at the Pine Springs Baptist Church. She attended and graduated from Kennard Colored High School, Mary Allen College, and Franklin Beauty School in Houston, TX where she...
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Jessie Lee Jones

January 20, 1927 - July 8, 2016

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Lillie Mae King

July 4, 1956 - July 8, 2016

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Jessie Lee Wedgeworth Jones

January 20, 1927 - July 8, 2016

Jessie Lee Wedgeworth Jones was born on January 20, 1927, in Mexia, Texas, to the parents of Jesse James Wedgeworth and Savannah Lee Henry. Jessie was the oldest girl out of nine children. She went to Elementary School at B.F. Durrell and graduated from Booker T. Washington High School. After graduating from Booker T. Washington, Mrs. Jones went to Tyler Junior College under a Choir Scholarship....
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Leroy Dewayne Lightsey

November 26, 1996 - July 7, 2016

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Lawrence Earl Arnold

June 25, 1945 - July 7, 2016

Lawrence “Larry” Earl Arnold, III, 71, of Duncanville, passed away on July 7, 2016 in Dallas, TX. Larry was born in Dallas on June 25, 1945 to Lawrence Arnold, Jr., and Mildred (Pace) Arnold. Larry is survived by his wife Alice, nine children; Tonya, Larry IV, James, Kenneth, Heather, Nicholas, Alyscia, Jeremiah and Ray, several grandchildren and great-grandchildren, brothers,...
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Linda Ropes Burns

October 9, 1947 - July 6, 2016

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Lorenza RAMIREZ

August 10, 1936 - July 6, 2016

Lorenza Ramirez, age 79, passed away on July 6, 2016, in Dallas, Texas. She was born August 10, 1936 in Ocampo GTO, Mexico. She is survived by her husband Brigido Ramirez, 11 Children, 36 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, 2 brothers, 1 sister and many other relatives.
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Christine Beasley Smith

May 30, 1932 - July 6, 2016

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Helen Gene Voglesong

May 26, 1947 - July 5, 2016

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Beverly Ann Smith

March 9, 1951 - July 5, 2016

Beverly Ann Smith (Nichols) 65, of Cockrell Hill passed away July 5, 2016. Beverly was born in Dallas on March 9, 1951 to John and Billie (Denn) Nichols. In March 1968 she married Benson Lawrence Smith (deceased).Collecting Elvis memorabilia was a lifelong passion of hers as well as making yearly trips to Graceland. Beverly is survived by her son John, and his fiancé Liz, Brother John,...
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Ronnie R. Jackson

September 15, 1990 - July 4, 2016

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Claudene Elizabeth Harper

September 25, 1929 - July 4, 2016

Claudene’s Son’s Bobby Harper, Danny Harper, Tim Harper, Johnny Gray Daughter – Sherry Gray Grandchildren: Brandon Harper, Desmond Harper, Jennifer Harper, Brian Harper, Chris Harper, Christie Harper, Raymond Brown, Mitchell Brown, Tina Brown, Lina Palacios, Michael Wayne Gray, Shan Lee Gray, Cathy Elaine Gray, Linda Huston and Many Great Grand Children
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Rufina Ruby Ybarra

July 10, 1943 - July 4, 2016

Rufina Ruby Ybarra, 72, of Dallas, TX passed from this life on July 4, 2016. She was born on July 10, 1943 to Jesus Rodriguez and Benia Perez Rodriguez.She leaves behind to cherish her memory her loving husband of 42 years, Ramon Ybarra, one daughter, Sylvia Sifuentes and her husband Reynaldo, and one granddaughter, Gloria S. Sifuentes. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters,...
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Rafaela Pena

August 31, 1931 - July 4, 2016

Rafaela "Rafa" Peña born Rafaela Molina Mendoza to Maurico & Tirza Mendoza on August 31, 1931, in Balleza, Chihuahua. She was raised in Mexico with 7 siblings. Her love ones knew her as; Granny Rafi, Little Grandma, Mama, Abuelita, Mom, Amalia, Madre, Madre Mia, Mother and Sra. Mendoza.She married Fernando Soto, Sr. at the age of 19 and together had 5 children: Robert, Jose,...
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Brenda Brock Folsom

July 14, 1942 - July 3, 2016

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Anne Byrd

January 27, 1920 - July 3, 2016

The stars in Heaven are shining ever brighter. Anne McClelland Byrd, age 96, passed away at Hospice of the Hills in Harrison, Arkansas, on. Sunday, July 3, 2016. Private family services and burial were held at Laurel Land Memorial Park in Dallas, Texas. Anne McClelland was born January 27, 1920, in Rostrevor, County Down, Northern Ireland, the daughter of John James McClelland and Mary Jane...
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Clifton Pearce Wolford

June 7, 1928 - July 3, 2016

Clifton P. Wolford passed away peacefully on the morning of July 3, 2016 due to Alzheimer’s while a resident of Brookdale Preston in Dallas. He was born on June 7, 1928 in Dallas. He attended Dallas schools and achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. He was hired by DP&L in May1950 as a tree trimmer. He steadily moved up via hard work and study to become a certified Master Electrician and...
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Ruby E. Pitts

March 10, 1918 - July 2, 2016

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Marjorie Wynette Lewis

February 10, 1927 - July 1, 2016

Marjorie Lewis, beloved mother, sister, grandmother, aunt and friend passed away peacefully at home on Friday, July 1, 2016, with her loving daughter and granddaughter by her side, and her son-in-law and grandson and nephew and his wife close by.Margie was born and raised in Dallas and attended Adamson High School. She met and married Capt. Bob Lewis, USAF, in 1945 and lived a wonderful life as...
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Valencia Anderson

November 9, 1952 - June 30, 2016

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Vernon Doyle Whipple

November 11, 1938 - June 30, 2016

Vernon Doyle Whipple Sr. 77 passed away Thursday, June 30, 2016. Vernon is preceded n death by his loving mother and father Cecil Lee and Oscar Whipple and his daughter Valerie Whipple. He is survived by his wife of 30 years Dorothy Whipple, daughters; Melody smith and Deborah Whipple, son; Vernon Whipple Jr, sisters; Wanda Dworczyk and Virginia Crawford, brother; Johnny Whipple and wife Chris,...
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Ardry Jeanette Van Cleve

October 11, 1933 - June 29, 2016

In Loving MemoryArdry Jeanette Van CleveOctober 11, 1933 to June 29, 2016Ardry Jeanette Van Cleve, 82 of Dallas passed away in Grapevine Texas on June 29, 2016. Ardry Jeanette was born in Dallas, Texas on October 11, 1933 to Inez and Vernon Marchant. Jeanette attended Sunset High School in Dallas. Jeanette lovingly raised her four children as a full time mom eventually becoming a LVN. Upon...
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Patrice Elaine Hardaway

May 9, 1980 - June 26, 2016

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Ernesta Cortaza Brandenburg

July 23, 1925 - June 26, 2016

Ernesta Cortaza Brandenburg, one month shy of 91' of Quinlan, Texas passed into the hands of the Lord on Sunday, June 26, 2016 after battling congestive heart failure. She was born an only child on July 23. 1925 in Howe, Kentucky,to her loving mother, Virginia F. Boyd and husband Robert Latham Boyd.A loving Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother. She was preceded in death by her son, Garry...
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Angela Luevano Guerrero

June 3, 1927 - June 26, 2016

Angela Guerrero falleció el 26 de junio de 2016. Ella nació a la paternidad de José Luevano y Victoriana Pinon el 3 de junio de 1927. Le precedieron en la muerte su esposo; Francisco Guerrero , dos hijos ; Jesús Manuel Guerrero y Luis Guerrero y dos nietos Alex Quinones y Gabriela Guerrero . Ella deja sus recuerdos a sus hijos ; Sandra Quiñones , Manuela D...
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Pearl Virginia Wright Reed

December 24, 1929 - June 26, 2016

Pearl Virginia Wright Reed was born December 24, 1929, in Mount Union, Texas, to Adell Rhone Wright and Fred Wright, Sr. She was the sixth child born to this union. Pearl passed away from this life on Sunday, June 26, 2016, in her home in Wylie, Texas. She attended Walnut Hill School in Mount Union, Texas, where she received her high school education. She enrolled into college at Prairie View A...
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Kathleen Holloway Smith

September 19, 1917 - June 25, 2016

Kathleen H. Smith is meeting face to face with our Lord Jesus Christ and is in the midst of many joyous reunions. She was born on September 19, 1917, in Ennis, Texas.She graduated from Ennis High School in 1934. After graduation, she moved to Mobile, Alabama, where she completed her education at the Mobile Business and Secretarial College.After graduation, she moved to New York City, where she...
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Kathleen Holloway Smith

September 19, 1917 - June 25, 2016

Kathleen H. Smith is meeting face to face with our Lord Jesus Christ and is in the midst of many joyous reunions. She was born on September 19, 1917, in Ennis, Texas.She graduated from Ennis High School in 1934. After graduation, she moved to Mobile, Alabama, where she completed her education at the Mobile Business and Secretarial College.After graduation, she moved to New York City, where she...
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Jossie Faye Hartsell

October 10, 1914 - June 25, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Wanda Loleta Craig

April 10, 1927 - June 25, 2016

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Juan Garcia

December 9, 1955 - June 24, 2016

Juan Garcia, Sr., age 60, was born December 9, 1955 in Ocampo, Guanajato to Jesus Garcia and Maria Santos Gonzalez. Juan passed away June 20, 2016 in Dallas, Texas. Juan was preceded in death by his son, Gabriel Garcia. He is survived by his wife, Ofelia Garcia; sons, Juan Manuel Garcia, Carmelo Garcia, Hector Raul Garcia, Cristobal Garcia and Sergio Garcia. Visitation will be 2 p.m. - 7 p.m....
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David Wayne Hardin

December 31, 1963 - June 23, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Tommie C. Moore

July 8, 1933 - June 23, 2016

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Tammy Dana Pena

July 3, 1990 - June 22, 2016

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Helen Sturges Anderson

July 20, 1928 - June 22, 2016

Helen Sturges Anderson 1928-2016 Helen Blackmon Sturges-Anderson, born July 20, 1928, died on June 22, 2016 at the age of 87. She was one of eleven children (including twin sister Hazel Mitchell) born to Elder W.R. Blackmon and his wife Phoebe in Mexia (Point Enterprise), TX. Helen was a 46-year resident of Dallas, Texas, married to Eli Anderson Sturges in Dallas in 1946, who passed in 1985, with...
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Kinley Grace Sneed

May 19, 2016 - June 21, 2016

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