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

Imani T. Donnell

August 22, 1995 - January 28, 2018


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Maxine Ouida Darden

August 12, 1924 - January 27, 2018

MAXINE O. DARDEN-93 YEARS OLD of WESTLAKE ,TEXAS. Died peacefully at her home on JANUARY 27, 2018• LIFEo Date of Birth:AUGUST 12 1924 o Born in MILFORD TEXASo Parents:CHARLES AND IRENE SHRADERo Marriage:MAURY WALLACE DARDEN JULY 3,1944 DALLAS TEXASo Education: MILFORD HIGH SCHOOLo Hobbies: LOVED BAKING, SEWING, SHOPPING AND TRAVELINGo Church: COUNTRYSIDE BIBLE CHURCHFamily and friends...
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Louise H. Ellis

December 3, 1918 - January 27, 2018


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Connie Arey

April 19, 1928 - January 26, 2018

Connie L. Arey, born April 19, 1928, in Canton, TX, passed away January 26, 2018, at the age of 89. She is the beloved mother of John R. Arey (Cheryl) and Patricia Mayabb. She is grandmother to Adam (Jenny) Arey, Matthew Mayabb, and Mark (Randi) Mayabb. Great grandchildren are Dean Walter Arey and Lailyn, Stella, and Vann Mayabb. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. She is...
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Debra Elaine FERGUSON

July 31, 1960 - January 25, 2018


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Frank Leslie Breedlove

April 6, 1933 - January 25, 2018

Frank Leslie Breedlove was born in Austin, Texas on April 6, 1933, to Marlon and Lula Breedlove. He was the fourth of seven Breedlove children. The Breedlove family was held in high esteem as owners of three barber shops and two grocery stores, an entrepreneurial phenomenon not common in that day.Frank began his formal education in the Austin Public School System. He played the clarinet in the...
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Rosa Frayre

December 16, 1926 - January 24, 2018


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Ronald Edward McGuire

November 14, 1941 - January 24, 2018

Ronald Edward McGuire passed away at the age of 76 on January 24, 2018 with his daughter, granddaughter, son-in-law and niece by his side. Ron was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. He was proceeded in death by his older sister, Betty Jean and parents Edkar and Daisy McGuire. Ron was a loving father to Terrie Sandoval and Rhonda McGuire. He had four grandchildren that he adored tremendously....
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Norman Lyle Jones

July 6, 1958 - January 24, 2018

On January 24, 2018, beloved husband Norman Lyle Jones, passed away at his home in Northern Virginia at the age of 59 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Norman is survived by his wife, Susan Jones, his three children, Celina, Dionne and Philip and one grandchild, Tiana.Professionally, Norman began his career in broadcast television in Dallas, TX and spent 20 years working with local...
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Bernetta Rae Williams

November 7, 1922 - January 23, 2018


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Esmeralda Magana

February 24, 1954 - January 22, 2018


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Richard Keith Sharpton

August 19, 1933 - January 22, 2018


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Rosalie B. Hill Gant

November 3, 1928 - January 22, 2018

Our EVER LOVIN' BUGGIN' MOM (ELMB), Rosalie (Rosie) Brooks Gant of Balch Springs, Texas passed away January 22, 2018 in Greenville, Texas. Rosie was born November 3, 1928 in Pecos< Reeves County, Texas to Euel Alton Brooks and Josephine Justis Brooks, Waggoner. Preceded in death by her parents, husbands, Billy John Hill and Hurshel M. Gant, brother James W. Brook, sisters Letha Mae Brooks,...
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Wilma Witt

July 31, 1923 - January 21, 2018

Wilma Inez Burkhalter Witt, age 94, passed away peacefully on January 21, 2018. Wilma was born July 31, 1923, in Texarkana, TX to Virginia and Wilbur Burkhalter. On January 22, 1954 Wilma married Charles Witt and moved from Texarkana, TX to Dallas, TX. Later they relocated to Duncanville, TX where she and Charles raised their 2 children, Charla and Russell. Wilma worked in the accounting...
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Lois Burton

February 18, 1917 - January 19, 2018

Lois Burton was born in the tiny Paradise community near Jefferson, Texas on February 18, 1917 to the parentage of Fannie Carter and Will Standoak. She was the third child of her mother's and the third eldest of seven born to her father. Her mother died of pneumonia when she was only about a year old, so she was raised by her maternal grandparents, Mary and Joe Carter. Lois was educated in the...
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Vivian Elizabeth Rogers

January 18, 1917 - January 18, 2018

Vivian Elizabeth (Clark) Rogers passed away on Thursday January 18, 2018 on her 101 birthday. Vivian was born on January 18, 1917 in Owatonna, Minnesota. Her family moved to Hale Center, Texas when she was 2 years old. She graduated as valedictorian of Hale Center High School. She attended McMurray University in Abilene, Texas. Vivian married Edward Rutledge Rogers who was her high school...
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Vineta I. Melton

July 15, 1920 - January 18, 2018

Vineta Irene Melton, 97, of Mesquite passed away on Thursday, January 18, 2018. She was born in Oglesby on July 15, 1920 to the late James Robert and Rosa Lee Guthrie Russell.She attended school in Moody, TX and worked for the Dallas County school system. Mrs. Vineta enjoyed arts and crafts and quilting for children in the hospital. Mrs. Melton is survived by her daughters Sharon Harris, Pamela...
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Geraldine Hawkins

November 22, 1923 - January 17, 2018

Geraldine (Jerry) McCombs Hawkins,94 , of Granbury and formerly of Dallas, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 in Granbury. She was born on November 22, 1923 in Rotan, Tx., the oldest of three children. Service: 2:00 PM, Monday, January 22, 2018 at Laurel Land Funeral Home Chapel, 6000 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway, Dallas, TX 75232. Visitation: 6:00 -8:00 PM, Sunday, January 21,...
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Brenda L. STEPHENS

April 29, 1950 - January 17, 2018


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Ruth Stelck

March 6, 1926 - January 17, 2018


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Hattie Reynolds Johnson

August 2, 1924 - January 16, 2018

Hattie Reynolds Johnson was born August 2, 1924 in Blue Ridge, TX to Callie Lee and Beatrice Riley Sprouse and passed on January 16, 2018. Preceding her in death are her husband Eddie Van Reynolds, both parents, brother Milton Sprouse, sister Ruby Box, and grandson Bradford Dial. She is survived by the following family members: her sister Esta Warden; 4 children Joyce Curry and husband Glenn, son...
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Erasmo Facundo

November 25, 1925 - January 15, 2018


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Marquez Deshjon Romeo Gray

October 27, 1998 - January 14, 2018

Marquez Deshjon Romeo Gray the son of Sharonica Verline. Gray. Marquez was born October 27, 1998 in Modesto, California. Marquez Gray attend Central, Thomas Tolbert and Clara Oliver Elementary school. Boude Story and L. V. Stockard Jr. High and received his High school diploma at Duncanville high school. Marquez accepted Christ at an early age. He loved spending time with his family and friends....
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Evelyn Joan Pinson

April 10, 1939 - January 14, 2018

On Sunday January 14, 2018 at Founders Plaza Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Wylie, TX, God transitioned a mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and a woman of God from this Earthly home to his awesome and amazing home in Glory. Evelyn Joan Pinson was born April 10, 1939 to the late Johnnie and Lillie Bell Thomas in Terrell, TX.Evelyn was a woman of integrity, kind, loving,...
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Lawrence E. Daugherty

November 18, 1928 - January 13, 2018

Lawrence E. Daugherty, age 89, of Dallas, Texas passed away January 13, 2018 at Medical City Plano. He was born in Center, Texas on November 18, 1928 and served in the United States Army during the Korean War, stationed in Germany during his tour of duty. He retired from Southwestern Bell after 30 years of employment. Mr. Daugherty was preceded in death by his parents Ada Lou and Laurie...
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Fred Anguiano

August 22, 1939 - January 13, 2018

Fred Anguiano went to meet his great reward peacefully on January 13, 2018 at 78 years of age, after being surrounded by the light and love of his family.Fred was born on August 22, 1939 in Dallas, Texas to Camilo and Lydia Anguiano. He married the love of his life, Virginia, on a snow-covered day in January 1961. Fred and Virginia welcomed their three children and moved to Irving, Texas where...
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Jewell Mae Hall

May 18, 1949 - January 12, 2018

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

April 7, 1935 - January 11, 2018

Juanita (Medina) Velasco beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed on January 11, 2018. Juanita was born on April 7, 1935 in Kaufmann, TX. She was married for 65 years and was a proud long-time resident of the Oak Cliff neighborhood of Dallas. She is preceded in death by her parents, John & Lupe (Perez) Medina, her sister, Francis Rodriguez, and two sons, Felix & Marcus. She...
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Mercidee Casey

June 13, 1933 - January 10, 2018

Mercidee Williams Casey, pronounced, Mercedes was the first born to Rev. and Mrs. John Henry Williams Sr. on June 13, 1933, in Houston, Texas. Four children were born into this union. Mercidee was raised in Houston until the age of 13 when her parents ended their marriage. Her mother Mrs. Amelia Thomas Williams relocated to Dallas, Texas with Mercidee. Later, her three brothers; John Henry Jr....
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Elnondo Ramone Crittendon

September 19, 1970 - January 10, 2018

Elnondo Ramon Crittendon (Double EL) 47, passed peacefully at 8:50 P.M., Wednesday, Jan, 10, 2018 at Medical City of Dallas. Elnondo was born in Dallas, Texas and was a lifelong area resident. He Graduated from Justin F. Kimball High School in 1989. He proudly served his Country in the United States Marine Corp, shortly after graduating High School. Served his Country for 8years 1990-1998. During...
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Mary Elizabeth McLemore

July 28, 1938 - January 10, 2018

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

May 17, 1923 - January 10, 2018

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

September 28, 1931 - January 9, 2018

SSGT Robert E. Miller U. S. Army, retired, was born on 28 September 1931 in Columbus, Ohio and passed on 9 January 2018. A longtime resident of Duncanville, he proudly served in the United States Army from 1951 to 1971. He was awarded the Army Commendation Medal for distinguished service in the Republic of Vietnam and numerous other service and campaign awards. He subsequently worked for the City...
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Ima Smith

March 14, 1924 - January 9, 2018

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

December 11, 1925 - January 8, 2018

Curtis Washington was born on December 11, 1925, in Leesburg, Mississippi, to Alice and I.D. Washington, and was raised in Lima, Ohio. He was married to his loving wife, Doris M. (Williams) Washington for over 50 years, who affectionately called him "Wash." He was a proud veteran, having served for many years in several branches of the armed forces including the Navy and Air Force. He fought in...
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Byron L. MACKIE

July 9, 1933 - January 8, 2018

Byron Leon Mackie beloved son, husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana on July 9, 1933 to Alfred and Eva Mackie. He served his country honorably from 1953-1955. Upon exiting the military he attended Xavier University in New Orleans, Louisiana and graduated in 1957 with a degree in pharmacy. While in school he married his true love, Shirley Hammothe on...
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Jerry Nell BROWN

September 4, 1944 - January 8, 2018

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

March 21, 1938 - January 8, 2018

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

July 4, 1921 - January 7, 2018


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Ramon Ortega Gonzales

January 12, 1930 - January 7, 2018

Born January 12, 1930, passed away peacefully at his home in Red Oak, TX, on January 7, 2018, with his family by his side. He is survived by his daughter Mercedes and husband Joe Garcia; son, Ramon and wife Elsa Gonzales; 5 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Visitation will be from 6-8pm on Thursday, January 11, 2018. Funeral Service will be at 10am on Friday, January 12, 2018. Both...
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Harry K. Harmon

July 4, 1921 - January 7, 2018

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

November 23, 1952 - January 6, 2018

Denice (Niecy) Zipfel, age 65, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 6th, 2018 at her home in Chicago, Il. Though she had two older half siblings, she was the only child born to the marriage of Karl and Lura Zipfel on November 23rd, 1952 in Chicago, Il.Growing up, she was a unique, fun loving, gentle soul determined to spread love,joy, and light wherever she went. Throughout her childhood,...
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Lula Viola Crayton

December 26, 1933 - January 6, 2018

Mrs. Lula Viola Crayton was born December 26, 1933 in Clarksville, Texas where she also received her formal education. Lula,(LV) as she was called by many, quietly transitioned from labor to reward on January 6,2018. She was a dedicated and faithful cosmetologist for La Coiffure Hair Salon until her retirement. Lula accepted Christ at an early age. She married Melvin W. Crayton in 1955, to this...
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Lula Viola Crayton

December 26, 1933 - January 6, 2018

Mrs. Lula Viola Crayton was born December 26, 1933 in Clarksville, Texas where she also received her formal education. Lula,(LV) as she was called by many, quietly transitioned from labor to reward on January 6,2018. She was a dedicated and faithful cosmetologist for La Coiffure Hair Salon until her retirement. Lula accepted Christ at an early age. She married Melvin W. Crayton in 1955, to this...
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John Marvin Henry

February 12, 1932 - January 6, 2018

John Marvin Henry was born February 12, 1932, in Waldo, Arkansas to Benjamin Delmer Henry Sr. and Carolyn Young. He was baptized and attended St. John AME Church in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. John graduated valedictorian from Lanwood High School on May 18, 1950. He enlisted in the United States Air Force on January 27, 1953 where he was decorated with the National Defense Service Medal.John Marvin...
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Nina Jean Kaiwi

July 22, 1927 - January 4, 2018

Our loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother went to be with the Lord on January 4, 2018.There is a great reunion in heaven as she is greeted by our Lord Jesus Christ, her husband of over 50 years, John K. Kaiwi, her parents Jim and Dutch Davis, brothers, sisters, and many friends.Deanie was born and raised in Dallas, then spent 23 years living around the globe as the wife of TSGT John K...
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Dean Carroll Morgan

August 30, 1937 - January 3, 2018

Dean Carroll Morgan was born August 30, 1937 in Dallas, Texas to Anna and Mack Morgan and he passed away January 03, 2018 in Plano, Texas. Dean was a loving son, brother, husband, father and grandfather; who has gone home to join his loving God and departed loved ones. He is preceded in death by his wife, Bonnie Morgan of thirty-two years; parents, Anna and Mack Morgan; brothers, Mac Morgan and...
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Novalene B. Burris

December 15, 1924 - January 3, 2018

Novalene Beard Burris went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, in Dallas, Texas, at the age of 93. Funeral services and burial will be held on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Laurel Land Funeral Home in Dallas, Texas. She was born on December 15, 1924 in Frankston, Texas, to Alex Thurman Beard and Winnie Mae Welch Beard. She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers and sisters...
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Nita Valles Negrete

April 29, 1980 - January 3, 2018

Nita Valles Negrete, age 37, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, January 3, 2018. She was born on April 29, 1980 to Louis & Josie Garza. She was a life-long resident of Dallas, TX and graduated in 1998 from Skyline High School. She was a customer service representative at Metro Installation.Nita was a very loving person with a kind and generous heart. She had such a beautiful smile, a great...
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Janice J. Mullin-Dees

December 31, 1922 - January 3, 2018

Janice Jo Davis Mullin-Dees was born December 31, 1922 and went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on January 3, 2018. Her life as a full time Mom and Grandmother was filled by loving and serving others in the name of Christ. A Sunday school teacher for over 30 years, she introduced the love of Christ to children at Wynnewood Baptist Church. Mrs. Mullin-Dees is survived by her...
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Clyde Everett York

December 29, 1928 - January 3, 2018

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

January 10, 1924 - January 1, 2018


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Wanda Nell Savala

September 18, 1946 - January 1, 2018

Born September 18, 1946, in Collins, Mississippi, Wanda Nell Easterling Savala was the third of nine children born to Luther Easterling and D'Lo Ducksworth Easterling.Wanda's roots were in Mississippi. Growing up, she was a dedicated student. She attended college at Alcorn State University, an historically black university in Lorman, Mississippi. In her early 20s, she moved to Dallas, Texas,...
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Jack B. Fletcher

March 4, 1926 - January 1, 2018

Jack Byron Fletcher, born 03/04/1926 in Garland, Texas, passed away on 01/01/2018. In 1943, he graduated from Adamson HS. He served in the United States Navy, 1943-46 during WWII. Jack worked as letter carrier for the USPS, 1947-1981. Jack married Effie Carrell in 1950, & they celebrated their 67th anniversary in August 2017. Jack enjoyed telling stories, airplanes, westerns, country music and...
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James Alfred Norris

April 17, 1937 - December 31, 2017

It is with great sadness that the family of James Alfred Norris, 80 years old of Dallas, Texas, announce his passing on December 31, 2017. He was preceded in death by his father, Cleveland Norris; mother, Kathleen Norris; daughter, Carla Norris and great-grandson, Logan Miller.He left behind his loving wife of 65 years, Nancy L Norris; daughter, Sharla Cagle - Son-in-Law Danny Cagle; Five...
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Judy Kay Arnwine

January 8, 1953 - December 26, 2017

Judy Kay Arnwine was born January 08, 1953 in Dallas, Texas to Mavis and Thomas Arnwine. Judy received her education in Dallas Independent School District. She was employed with Dallas County as a Civil Processor. Judy loved to watch television shows but she really loved her music. She was a huge fan of Elvis Presley and later she became a huge Marty Robbins fan. Judy is preceded in death by...
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Melva Jean Kennedy

July 30, 1936 - December 26, 2017

Melva Jean Kennedy, 81, passed away peacefully December 26, 2017 surrounded by family. Melva was born July 30, 1936 in Cleburne, Texas to Jack & Beatrice Cunningham. She graduated from Poly Tech in Fort Worth and was an accomplished Aircraft Electrician for 35 years at LTV. She took early retirement to raise and spoil her grandchildren. She was an Ordained minister and taught the word of God to...
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Kenneth Allan Burbank

August 15, 1931 - December 25, 2017

Kenneth Burbank, 86, died on 25 December 2017 at Christian Care Center of Mesquite, Texas after a long illness. His viewing will be held this Friday, 29 December 2017 at Laurel Land Funeral Home and Memorial Park, 6000 S. RL Thornton Fwy, Dallas, Texas from 6:00-8:00PM followed by funeral services on Saturday, 30 December 2017 at 12:00PM.Mr. Burbank was born on 15 August 1931 in Wink, Texas to...
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Ila Catherine Turbeville

December 23, 1920 - December 25, 2017

Ila Turbeville, age 97, passed away on Christmas Day December 25, 2017 in Lewisville, Texas. Ila was born on December 23, 1920 in Star, Texas to the parentage of Horace and Ruby (Waddell) Webb. Ila spent most of her life as homemaker, taking care of her husband and children and later in life she became a Laundry Manager. Outside of spending quality time with her family, she loved cooking,...
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Melton Lee Barnes

February 12, 1926 - December 23, 2017

Melton Lee Barnes passed away Saturday, December 23rd at the age of 91. He was born in Rice, Texas on February 12, 1926 to Ora Modelle Womack and Loyce P. Barnes. After graduating from Forest Avenue High School in May 1944, he joined the U.S. Army in July 1944. In February 1945, he was deployed as a proud member of the 10th Calvary attached to the 10th Mountain Division in Europe. Upon the...
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Edna Mae McKnight

July 30, 1935 - December 23, 2017

Edna Mae McKnight passed away peacefully on December 23, 2017 after a lengthy illness. She was born in Los Angeles, California in 1935. After the loss of both parents, she was adopted by her aunt and uncle at the age of 12 years and moved to Dallas. She graduated from W.H. Adamson High School in 1953 and then attended Draughon's Business College where she was recruited to work for Sears Roebuck &...
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Carey Ellen Wallace

December 21, 1926 - December 22, 2017

Remembering Carey Ellen Blackwell WallaceCarey made her grand entrance into the world as the first black baby born at Vanderbilt University Hospital, Nashville, TN on December 21, 1926. She was the 5th of 10 children born to James Henry and Susie Lee (Wright) Blackwell. The nurses were so excited, they all wanted to name the baby after themselves. And so she was named Carey Ellen Polly Henrietta ...
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Georgie Irene Oliver

September 26, 1921 - December 20, 2017

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

October 19, 1953 - December 19, 2017

Boyd Sherman Sanders, age 64, resident of Dallas, Texas passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017 in Las Colinas, Texas. Boyd was born on October 19, 1953, in Mena, Arkansas. He was an amazing husband and loved his wife Louise with all his heart. They enjoyed 35 years of marriage. He was a wonderful father to his two daughters, Heidi and Kristy and a proud Papa and enjoyed spending time with his...
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Ruthie Mae Tippens

August 9, 1923 - December 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Clara Dorothy Murkledove

March 12, 1924 - December 18, 2017

Clara Dorothy Murkledove was born on March 12, 1924 to Trannie Jones & Onie Motts in Mason, TX. (Both preceded in death.Clara married Obey D. Murkledove on May 1, 1943 to this union was born Bobby Joe Murkledove, Billy Fred Murkledove, and Daughter Dorothy Marie Brown. (All preceded in death)Clara worked for Post Testing Laboratories as a Chemist for $5.00 per hour for over 28 years before...
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Everett Travis Parramore

June 28, 1925 - December 18, 2017

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

October 9, 1928 - December 17, 2017

James Beck, the fifth of fifteen children, was born to the union of Zelyard and Everlean Beck on October 09, 1928, in Teague, Texas. He grew up in Teague, TX where he met and married his wife, Katherine "Kat" Beck, in 19__. James and his family moved to Memphis, Texas in 1958. While residing in Memphis, James worked as a farmer and served as a deacon at his church home. During his over 50 years...
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Imogene Tyner Ray

January 23, 1919 - December 17, 2017

Imogene Tyner Ray passed away Sunday, December 17, 2017, in Burleson, TX. Mrs. Ray was born January 23, 1919, in Carterville, IL, to Robert and Ethel (Fozzard) McCutcheon. She married Hervy "Pat" Tyner of Cambria, IL, on June 10, 1937. He passed away on January 28, 1993. She married Louis R. Ray on January 20, 2001. He passed away on July 11, 2002. Mrs. Ray is survived by son Carl W. Tyner and...
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Roy L. Miller

November 23, 1929 - December 17, 2017

Roy Leslie Miller, 88, born November 23, 1929. He passed away December 17, 2017. He was married to Mary Ann Miller for 67 years. Preceded in death by his father, Walter Scott Miller mother, Josie Cardwell Miller, 4 brothers and one sister. Roy is survived by his brother Calvin Miller of Duncanville, Texas. His wife Mary Ann Miller, sons Roy Leslie, Jr., Leslie Wayne daughters Vickie Britton, Mary...
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Rosemary Rutherford

January 29, 1936 - December 16, 2017

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

August 8, 1961 - December 16, 2017

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

April 9, 1922 - December 16, 2017

Clara Alice Hamblin Smith (or Granny as everyone called her), 95, longtime resident of Oak Cliff, (Dallas), Texas passed away on December 16, 2017 in DeSoto, Texas.Granny is now reunited with her Mother and Father, Verna Alice, Grover Cleveland. She also reunites with her daughter, Betty Jean, and her brothers William Robert (Bob) and Grover Cleveland (G.C.). Left to cherish her memory is her...
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Debra Ann Mathis

March 8, 1958 - December 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Deborah Kaye Green

July 10, 1956 - December 14, 2017

Deborah Kay Sweet Green was born on July 10, 1956, in Dallas, Texas to the late Tom and Erma Poole Sweet. Her paternal grandparents were Edward Esau and Ella V. (Gaddis) Sweet. Her maternal grandparents were Joe Eddie and Bobbie (Myers) Poole. Her brother Tracy Glen Sweet also preceded her in death.Deborah was educated in the Dallas ISD where she excelled in her studies, and also played the...
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Deanna Faith Graddy

December 28, 1939 - December 13, 2017

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

October 2, 1930 - December 12, 2017

Sylvia Blaine Carroll was born in the beautiful mountains of Tennessee on October 2, 1930 to Jack and Mary Debity. She married Chester Payne and moved to Dallas Texas in 1949. She married Clyde Carroll in August 1963. They were married until his death in 2002. Sylvia passed away peacefully after a brief illness in the early morning of December 12, 2017 surrounded by family at the age of 87...
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Patricia Ann BERGMAN

January 14, 1932 - December 10, 2017

Patricia Ann Bergman went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, December 10, 2017. She was resting peacefully and comfortably at home surrounded by her loving family when she completed her journey through this life and into the next.Patricia was born on January 14, 1932 in Fort Worth, TX. The youngest of three girls, her family lived in Fort Worth until she was about 5 or 6. At that time, the...
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Oran West,

October 29, 1936 - December 8, 2017

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

September 24, 1935 - December 8, 2017

Erma Joe Poole Sweet was born September 24, 1935 in Seagoville, Texas to the parentage of the late Joe Eddie Poole and Bobbie Myers Poole. Erma was educated in public schools of Seagoville, Texas where she was a vital part of the girl's basketball team.She was later united in Holy Matrimony to the late Rev. Tom Sweet, Sr. on April 4, 1953 in Dallas, TX. As the matriarch of the family, she devoted...
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Viola M. Loller

October 23, 1933 - December 8, 2017

Viola Mae Paschal Loller, 84 years old, passed away on December 8, 2017, in DeSoto, Texas, where she had lived for 55 years.Vi was born on October 23, 1933, in Paducah, Texas, to Oscar and Margaret Paschal. She was the second oldest of ten children. She married Charles Loller on July 2, 1954. He has been very supportive throughout her illness.Vi was a devoted member of the Church of Jesus Christ...
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Eric D. Bradley

December 8, 1965 - December 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Encarnacion Refugio Garcia

November 6, 1949 - December 7, 2017

Encarnacion R Garcia, 68,passed away on December 7,2017 at Charlton Methodist Hospital. He was widower of Guadalupe J Garcia. They shared 36 years together.Born in Mission, Texas,he was the son of Encarnacion R Garcia Sir and Esther G Garcia.He was a member of St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church. He enjoyed watching his favorite home team The Dallas Cowboys and spending time with his family...
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Eugene H. Heath

July 25, 1947 - December 6, 2017

Eugene H. Heath (Gene) was born July 25, 1947 to Velma and Virgil Heath in Dallas, Texas. Gene passed away December 06, 2017 in Greenville, Texas. He was a produce manager for Tom Thumb for 30 years before retiring. Gene had a special love for his dog Crystal, fishing, music in the 50’s and 60’s along with gospel music. He loved watching movies and had a large collection of DVDs and...
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Dixie Louise Creel

June 27, 1935 - December 6, 2017

Dixie Louise Creel, 82, of Duncanville passed away on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. She was born in Greenville, TX on June 27, 1935 to the late Hulbert Gordon and Dixie Lee Hendricks Dees. She is survived by her husband Charles Creel, sister Brenda Lewis, her children Keith Creel and wife Tina, Leland Creel and wife Iva and Susan Creel Anderson, grandchildren Shelby Robertson, Steven Keith Creel,...
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Jesse R. Jackson

March 5, 1949 - December 6, 2017

Jesse Roland Jackson, age 68, of Dallas, Texas, passed away on December 6, 2017. He was born on March 5, 1949, in Austin, Texas to Oscar and Lila Jackson. Jesse move to Dallas, Texas where he married the love of his life, Bessie Mae Lee on December 23, 1973. To that union 3 daughters (Sonya Jackson, Nikki Jackson Williams and Dametria Jackson) and 6 grandchildren (Jaylon (deceased), Madison 11,...
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Allan Curtis Turner

October 1, 1954 - December 5, 2017

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

August 16, 1922 - December 5, 2017

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

October 1, 1954 - December 5, 2017

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

September 24, 1923 - December 5, 2017

Francisco Tovar Gomez passed away December 5, 2017.He was born on September 24, 1923 to Cenobio and Felipa Gomez in Monterrey, Mexico. He worked for Frozen Food Express for some 30 years as a lead diesel mechanic. He is preceded in death by his wife of 46 years, Carolina Vargas Gomez. Survived by daughters, Diana and husband Jimmy Gonzales; Laura Benvides; Carolina and husband Eddie Morgan, and...
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Cipriano Perez Torres

September 26, 1939 - December 4, 2017

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

February 9, 1927 - November 30, 2017

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

January 7, 1965 - November 28, 2017

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

August 26, 1935 - November 28, 2017

Eva Jackson, age 82, was called home to our Lord on Tuesday, November 28, 2017. She passed away peacefully at her residence in Lone Oak, Texas.Eva was born on August 26, 1935 in Gotebo, Oklahoma to Virgil and Martha Cox. She graduated from Cowden Oklahoma in May of 1953. Eva married Tommie Jackson on August 29, 1953 in Quincy, Illinois.Eva is preceded in death by her husband, Tommie; parents,...
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Hector Mederos

November 18, 1931 - November 28, 2017

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

December 22, 1924 - November 27, 2017

Jay G. Hauteman, Sr. of Dallas, Texas, born December 22, 1924, passed away November 27, 2017. Survived by wife, Margaret Ann Hauteman, son Jay G. Hauteman, Jr., daughter Janet Hopper and husband Earl Hopper; grandsons Christopher Hopper and Matthew Hopper, granddaughter Margaret Allison Hopper and great grandchildren Ashton, Connor, Faith and Effie. Visitation is December 7, 2017 from 6-8pm and...
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Carla Sue Strange

January 2, 1952 - November 26, 2017

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

June 15, 1934 - November 25, 2017

Ora Dell Curtis the fourth child born to the late Allen and Exia Shannon on June 15, 1934 in Waco, Texas. Ora departed this life the morning of November 25, 2017. She graduated early from Lincoln High School June 2, 1950, Bishop College Bachelor of Science August 8, 1971, and Prairie View A & M University of Texas Master's Degree August 8, 1976. Ora worked hard for over 27 years as a dedicated...
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Victor David Malone

May 7, 1966 - November 25, 2017

Victor David Malone was born on May 7, 1966 in Los Angeles, California to Mr. Rainey Malone and the late Carol Ann Wade-Malone. It was evident at an early age that the Lord had a special calling on his life.Victor graduated from Artesia High School in 1986 While in high school, he was a two-sport athlete (football and baseball) and he also played the band. Victor later attended California State...
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Charles Earl Greer

June 19, 1940 - November 22, 2017

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