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

Jesus Hernandez

April 10, 1943 - October 18, 2017

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Charles James Barnard Andrews

February 12, 1969 - October 16, 2017

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Mertie Leona Simmons

November 24, 1922 - October 16, 2017

Mertie L. Simmons of Dallas, Texas passed away on Monday, October 16, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cleon Simmons, sisters Lettie Wade, Lorene Hamilton, and brothers Laurence Wade and Melvin Wade. She is survived by daughter Sharon Nelson; sons Wendell Simmons, James Simmons and his wife, Julie Simmons; grandchildren Kevin Nelson and Jamie Shaw, her husband Steve Shaw; great...
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Reuben Gaines

April 15, 1945 - October 15, 2017

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Felicita M. Gonzales

October 17, 1927 - October 15, 2017

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Phyllis Ann Green

December 3, 1949 - October 14, 2017

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Frances H. Saia

September 17, 1912 - October 13, 2017

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David E. McCoy

November 3, 1933 - October 13, 2017

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Faye L. Wilburn

September 16, 1938 - October 12, 2017

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David A. Walker

January 2, 1948 - October 10, 2017

On October 10, 2017, David Artie Walker, Sr. of Duncanville, TX, passed away at the age of 69. He was born January 2, 1948, in Wichita, KS, and was preceded in death by his father, Roy W. Walker, and mother, Bonnie Jean Thompson.He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Charlotte Bettye Hilburn; sister, Susan Purcell-Stephens and husband Larry of Duncanville, TX; sons David, Jr. and wife Jennifer...
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Edward Leon Sample

December 11, 2010 - October 10, 2017

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Jack Charles Setty

February 9, 1956 - October 9, 2017

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Damoiane A. Wilson

October 18, 1985 - October 9, 2017

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Willa B. Deadmon

April 22, 1922 - October 7, 2017

Was born on April 22, 1922 and she passed away on October 07, 2017. Willa is survived by the Mata, Serna, Lister, Music, Garcia and Rodriguez families and a host of friends.
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Wayne Pruett

July 13, 1938 - October 7, 2017

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Jo Ann Jackson

August 1, 1935 - October 7, 2017

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Rogelio Ortiz

October 19, 1958 - October 6, 2017

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Ruth Stanphill Reynolds

November 23, 1931 - October 6, 2017

Ruth Stanphill Reynolds, 85, of Dallas, TX, passed away on October 6, 2017.A Memorial Service will be held at Laurel Land Funeral Home at 6000 South R.L. Thornton Freeway, Dallas, TX, at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, with Rev. Don Duren officiating.Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. R. Gene Reynolds, son Reid Reynolds, brothers Billy Stanphill and Bobby Stanphill, and sister...
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Concepcion Garcia Reyes

December 8, 1928 - October 5, 2017

Concepcion “Conchita” Garcia Reyes was born in El Paso, TX on December 8, 1928. She entered heaven’s gate on October 5, 2017 at her home in De Soto, TX.Conchita was predeceased by her loving husband of nearly 30 years Encarnacion “Chon” Reyes. She was also predeceased by her daughter Rosemary Reyes, her son Ernest Reyes and brother Benjamin Garcia. Conchita is...
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Johnnie Mack Gadson

September 4, 1958 - October 4, 2017

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Earline Johnson

January 5, 1942 - October 4, 2017

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William E. Edwards

November 6, 1939 - October 2, 2017

William Earnest Edwards (better known as Bill,) passed away at the age of 77 after a lengthy illness. Bill was born November 6, 1939 in Mulberry, Florida to Frank Edwards, Sr. and Eliza Cromarty Edwards. He moved to Baltimore Maryland as a toddler. He married Bertha Smith Edwards on September 27, 1969 in Baltimore. After serving in the Army from December 15, 1958 to December 14, 1964, he received...
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Geneva Norrell

July 18, 1928 - October 1, 2017

Geneva Norrell, 89, was born July 18, 1928 to the late Alfred and Gertie Lee Stockton in Okolona Arkansas. She passed from this earth on October 1, 2017 in Hot Springs Arkansas.Mrs. Norrell lived in the Dallas/Fort Worth area for over 60 years.She is survived by her only granddaughter Jenica Williams and great-grand daughters Zelica and Jenidy Williams all of Crossroads TX, a nephew Keith Kelly...
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Charlotte Jeanette Holmes

June 25, 1925 - September 29, 2017

Charlotte Jeanette Holmes, a long time resident of Red Oak, Texas, passed from this life on September 29, 2017, while residing at Legend Oaks in Ennis, Texas. She was born June 25, 1925 in Overton, Texas to the late Charles Wesley McDougal and Lela Adeline (Berry) McDougal. She graduated from Crozer Tech High School in 1942. During World War II she worked at North American Aviation in Grand...
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Clarice May Bell

November 16, 1931 - September 27, 2017

Clarice Bell was born on November 16, 1932 to Anthony and Ella May Yaws. She married Weldon T. Bell on December 18, 1948, after a 10-day courtship. Throughout her life, Clarice worked for various schools as a pastry baker. She also worked as a department manager at Sears, and as an office manager for Tri-Bell Electric company. She enjoyed homemaking, gardening, and cooking. Her greatest joy was...
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Ezequiel Flores Ramirez

January 12, 1916 - September 27, 2017

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Ruth Hawkins Allen

May 28, 1933 - September 25, 2017

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Nathaniel Douglas Walton

July 27, 1948 - September 25, 2017

Nathaniel Walton was born in Corsicana, Texas on July 27, 1948. He was born to the parentage of Jimmie C. Garrett and Douglas Grayson. His mother united in marriage to A.J. Walton, Sr. at which time Nathaniel was adopted by A.J. Walton, Sr.He departed this life on September 25, 2017. He was preceded in death by Douglas Grayson and A.J. Walton, Sr.Nathaniel accepted Christ at an early age...
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Doris Rodgers

August 6, 1924 - September 24, 2017

Doris Sturch Rodgers passed away on Sunday September 24, 2017 at the age of 93. Doris was born to George Dewey Sturch and Bessie Edwina Sturch in Clarksville, Texas on August 6, 1924. Her family moved from Clarksville to the Dallas area where she graduated from Sunset High School in the early 1940s. In 1946, Doris married Maurice Lyle Rodgers. They were members of Beckley Wynnewood Baptist...
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Dora I. Boelter

July 7, 1915 - September 24, 2017

On September 24, Dora I. Boelter of Duncanville passed away at the age of 102. She was born July 7, 1915, in Aleman community (Hamilton County) to W. C. (Charlie) and Louise Schneider. She was preceded in death by her husband of 72 years, W. G. (Bill) Boelter and three brothers and four sisters. She is survived by a son Ken Boelter and his wife Kay of Duncanville, a daughter Helen Burnett and...
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Randall Wayne Brown

January 10, 1960 - September 24, 2017

Randall "Randy" Wayne Brown, 57, of DeSoto, Texas passed away on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at his home.Visitation will be held at Laurel Land Funeral Home, 6000 South R.L Thornton Fwy Dallas, TX 75232 on Wednesday September 27 from 6:00-8:00 pm. A celebration of life services will be held at 2:00 pm on Thursday, September 28 at Laurel Land Funeral Home. The Burial will follow at the...
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William Clarence Campbell

April 15, 1933 - September 23, 2017

William Clarence Campbell Sr. known as “WC” was born April 15,1933 in Marshall, TX to Lewis and Odie Roach Campbell. William was number nine of twelve siblings born to this union. William served in the United States Army from 1953 until 1955.William’s military career allowed him to travel abroad. William was employed at Ryder Airline Services for 25 years where he retired on May...
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Donald Claire Heathcote

June 12, 1929 - September 23, 2017

Donald C. Heathcote was the second of three sons born to Carl and Roberta Kathryn Heathcote on June 12, 1929 in Des Moines, Iowa. Don spent his entire young life in Des Moines and received his education in the Des Moines public schools. Don was salutatorian of his high school class of 1947 at Lincoln High. He attended Iowa State University receiving his engineering degree in June of 1951.Don...
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Donald Clair Heathcote

June 12, 1929 - September 23, 2017

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Arleta Fern Eschrich-Blevins

August 12, 1925 - September 22, 2017

ESCHRICH-BLEVINS, Arleta Fern Eschrich-Blevins passed away peacefully on September 22, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. Born on August 12, 1925 to Alta and Homer Ivy. Arleta is survived by her son William H. Eschrich, Jr. and wife Cathy; granddaughter Kimberly Bowman, husband Dan Bowman and great granddaughters Zoie and Brooke; granddaughter Dawn Yachnik and great granddaughters Lauren and Madison; step...
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Maynard Richard Dockery

January 5, 1934 - September 22, 2017

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Kendall Larneil Dean

August 29, 1972 - September 21, 2017

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Robert Steven Humphreys

October 20, 1952 - September 21, 2017

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Herchiel Jones

November 5, 1933 - September 19, 2017

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Janet Nicole Gillard

May 6, 1977 - September 18, 2017

Janet “Nicole” Moore Gillard was born May 6, 1977 in Omaha, Nebraska to the parents of Parker Moore and Alberta Toney-Brown. The Lord called Nicole from earth to glory on the afternoon of September 18, 2017. Nicole graduated from Bryan Senior High School in Omaha, Nebraska in 1994. From even at an early age, Nicole has never been a stranger to good, strong work ethics and the civility...
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Etta Laura Williams Allison

November 15, 1949 - September 17, 2017

Genesis 2:2-3 By the seventh day God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested from all his work. 3 Then God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it he rested from all the work of creating that he had done.God’s number of completion is 7. Oscar D. Williams and Annie Mae Walker Williams completed their family with the number 7 with Etta Laura...
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Charles Eugene Burrell

October 18, 1927 - September 16, 2017

Superintendent (Supt.) Charles Eugene Burrell, Jr. was born October 18, 1927, in Raton, New Mexico. He was the first of 6 children born to Charles Sr. and Willa Burrell. Supt. Burrell was an adventurous young man known for always being into something. He was blessed with the gift of speech and leadership. He gave his life to Christ at a very young age and loved the Lord but was not exempt of...
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Charles Eugene Burrell

October 18, 1927 - September 16, 2017

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Betty Foster

March 1, 1931 - September 16, 2017

Betty Lou Foster passed quietly in her home on the night of September 16, 2017. Born in Eden Texas, March of 1931, Betty was one of five children.Betty moved to Dallas in her teens from San Antonio. She was an Oak Cliff resident for the remainder of her life. She began working in the medical field at 16 years of age and continued until her retirement. During her life, she was an avid Dallas...
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Samuel Letroy JENKINS

December 15, 1946 - September 15, 2017

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Ronald Wayne McDowell

August 6, 1949 - September 15, 2017

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Willie D. Mitchell

July 31, 1943 - September 13, 2017

Willie D. Mitchell, Jr. was born July 31, 1943, to the parentage of the late Willie D. Mitchell Sr. and Geneva Mitchell in Dallas, Texas. He was the third child born in the family of five children. He received his education at “The Great” James Madison High School in Dallas, Texas, class of 1961.He accepted Christ at an early age at Bold Street Christian Church, which is now Warren...
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Thomas Wayne Lewis

July 7, 1948 - September 12, 2017

Thomas Wayne Lewis Sr. Dallas – Thomas (Tom) Wayne Lewis Sr, 69, of Dallas, died Wednesday, September 12, 2017. FUNERAL SERVICES: will be held Wednesday, September 20th 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon visitation, service 12:00 noon, at Laurel Land Funeral Home, 6000 R.L. Thornton Freeway, Dallas. Tom was born on July 7th, 1948, in Soddy Daisy, Tennessee, to parents Walt & Verley Lewis....
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Charles Leon Starr

June 24, 1952 - September 11, 2017

Was born on June 24, 1952 and he passed away on September 11, 2017. Chuck is survived by his children Corey Starr ( Sarah), Frankie Theriault (Diana), Sunny Starr, Maurine Camarena (Eddie) and Carla Camarena; sisters, Lorrie Crawford and Kathie Kessler. Chuck was a member of the Bricklayers Union #5. He is preceded in death by his parents, Joan and Charles Starr II and sister, Bonnie Chisolm.
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Lorene Elizabeth Rusk

November 11, 1928 - September 11, 2017

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Jennifer Valdez Scott

December 12, 1979 - September 10, 2017

Jennifer Valdez Scott was born at Methodist Hospital, December 12, 1979, to the late Havert Scott and Helen Valdez Scott. She was the younger of two daughters. She attended Brasher Early Childhood, Mark Twain Vanguard Elementary, Atwell Academy and Skyline High School. In high school, Jennifer was a Lieutenant of the Silhouettes Drill Team, a member of the Honor Society, Science Club, Upward...
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M. T. Williams

June 5, 1928 - September 10, 2017

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Glossie Lanelle Johnson

March 23, 1938 - September 10, 2017

Glossie Lanelle Johnson was the third of ten children born to Marshall and Ruth Wiley of El Dorado, Arkansas.Glossie graduated from Washington High School in 1955 at which time she immediately started her travels and later returned to El Dorado and met the love of her life, Charles Edward Johnson. After Glossie and Charles married, they moved and settled in Dallas, Texas, and had three children....
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Jaime Guerrero

February 15, 1969 - September 9, 2017

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Frances D. Hooper

February 10, 1923 - September 9, 2017

“Auntie”Frances Dorothy Carol Guest HooperAuntie was the 10th child born to Clara Elva Ladd and Samuel Jackson Guest.Auntie was married to George W. Hooper August 11, 1945 in Dallas, Texas and they were together until his demise February 17, 1987.Later in 1987 she reconnected with Amos Flick and they had many years of fun and traveling from Celestine, Indiana to her home in Mesquite,...
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Theresa Lynn Dopp

April 18, 1957 - September 8, 2017

Theresa Lynn McKissick Dopp, age 60, of Wimberley, went to be with the Lord on September 8, 2017. Born in Dallas, TX to Dorothy and Owen McKissick on April 18, 1957, she was the oldest of 6 children. Not long after graduating ahead of schedule with honors from Carter High School in Dallas, Theresa met and fell in love with Terry Lee Dopp of Rockwall. In 1977, she was married and started a...
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Tammie Hurd Francis

June 30, 1970 - September 8, 2017

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Richard Arredondo

October 10, 1943 - September 8, 2017

Richard Arredondo, 73, of Glenn Heights, Texas passed away on September 8, 2017. He was born in Dallas, Texas on October 10, 1943 to the late Paul and Josephine Zamora Arredondo.Mr. Arredondo was the owner and operator of his business, Arredondo Home Remodeling, for 33 years. His hobbies included fishing and bird watching. There was one hawk in particular that had the same schedule as him. When...
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Edward Mullen

July 3, 1940 - September 3, 2017

Edward Mullen was born July 03, 1940 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi to mother, Jessie Mullins and father, Jeff Mullins. He was the 6th of 10 children. As a youth, Edward attended Plymouth Rock Baptist Church, Hattiesburg Mississippi. Edward was educated at Baysprings School in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Edward married his soul-mate Lillie Murphy in Hattiesburg Mississippi.(55 years) This union...
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Betty Lou McBay

May 10, 1927 - September 3, 2017

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James Ray Shelton

December 8, 1965 - August 31, 2017

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Weldon Doyle Looney

October 22, 1926 - August 31, 2017

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Macario Espinoza-Medina

July 8, 1939 - August 30, 2017

Macario Espinoza-Medina was born July 8, 1939 in Mexico to the parentage of Faustino Espinoza and Gregoria Medina and passed away on August 30, 2017. Survived by his wife Margarita Mendoza , four sons Felipe Espinoza, Francisco Espinoza, Arturo Espinoza and Octavio Espinoza; four daughters Gregoria Mendoza, Adela Salinas, Michaela Espinoza and Rosa Espinoza.
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Jack W. Tye

December 26, 1931 - August 29, 2017

Jack Wiley Tye 12/26/1931 - 08/29/2017 a True Texan, born in San Antonio, TX and passed away in Athens, TX. He lived in Eustace, TX with wife Sandy Varley Tye for the last 27 years. Survived not only by wife Sandy but children, Richard Tye and wife Kathy of Sugarland, TX, Sandra Frnka of Austin, TX, Michael Varley and wife Phyllis of Panama City, FL and Debbie Varley Schafer of Richardson, TX;...
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Ann McConnell Glynn

February 2, 1945 - August 29, 2017

Ann McConnell Glynn was born on February 2, 1945 in Cody, Wyoming and passed away on August 29, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents Robert Brewer and Maxine Timberlake McConnell and brother, Robin. She grew up in Dallas, Tx and was educated in the Dallas public schools (Foster Elementary, Cary Jr. High and Thomas Jefferson H.S.). She attended Southern Methodist University and attained...
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Virginia L. Brumley

July 5, 1919 - August 28, 2017

Mary Virginia Brumley passed away at home on August 28, 2017 at the age of 98. She was born on Saturday, July 5, 1919 in Como, TX to the parentage of Lilly Florence and Edwin Lynch. She was preceded in death in 2002 by her husband of nearly 60 years, Wayne Brumley; sisters, Carrie Sue Wright, Lillian Ruth Lewis, Aquilla Baker and brother, Jack (Bubba) Lewis. Virginia is survived by baby sister,...
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Cathen B. Jones

January 1, 1940 - August 28, 2017

Cathen Burnell Jones was born January 1st, 1940 to Arthur Lee Tillis and Rosetta Tillis in Pinola, Mississippi. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from Jackson State University and went on to earn her Master’s degree from Prairie View A&M University. Cathen was a member of the professional sorority Delta Kappa Gamma Society. Cathen worked in education her entire career and was...
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Samuel Howard

January 4, 1938 - August 27, 2017

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Jerry Dan Hogan

November 24, 1935 - August 27, 2017

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Harland Williams

November 27, 1931 - August 24, 2017

Harland Williams Jr. was born on November 27, 1931 in Beaumont, Texas to Harland Williams and Melissa Moore. He graduated from Charlton-Pollard High School on May 30, 1952. Harland proudly served this country during the Korean War in 1952. Harland was an avid believer in the importance of education. He received his Bachelor Degree in Mathematics from Wiley College in 1957 and his Masters Degree...
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Anita Penix Garrett

September 11, 1940 - August 23, 2017

Anita Garrett, age 76, passed away surrounded by love August 23, 2017. She was born September 11, 1940. She is survived by Don Garrett, her childhood sweetheart, love of her life and best friend. Anita met Don at the age of 14 after being introduced by her mother Lora Lee Penix because she knew Don was a very special young man. They married March 12, 1959 and had a wonderful loving marriage of 57...
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Beulah Elizabeth Lee

December 11, 1934 - August 22, 2017

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Patricia Kemp

September 5, 1937 - August 21, 2017

Patricia Ann Kemp (Hobgood), 79, of Dallas passed away on Monday, August 21, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Greenwood, Mississippi on September 5, 1937 to the late Joe Wheeler and Jewel Naomi Hill Hobgood.Mrs. Kemp was a member of the VFW as well as Trinity Baptist Church. She loved going to Sunday school and would always get to church early so she could...
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Jimmie M. DORSEY

April 26, 1937 - August 21, 2017

Jimmie Mae Dorsey was the only child born to Richard James and Lorene Olivia Edinburgh on April 26, 1937 in Dallas, Texas.Jimmie attended and graduated Booker T. Washington High School. She was married to George S. Dorsey Jr. who preceded her in death. She accepted Christ at an early age. Jimmie graduated from Velma B’s Beauty School and started working at Betty’s Glamorama where she...
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Jessie Juanell Ewton

November 20, 1935 - August 20, 2017

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Infant Isaiah Flores

March 18, 2017 - August 18, 2017

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Willie Lee Marsh

February 10, 1923 - August 17, 2017

Willie Lee Marsh was born on February 10, 1923 in Benson, Louisiana to parents James Marsh and Earlene Johnson.Willie Lee Marsh was a crossing guard for the city of Dallas and also worked as a welder for Standard Fixture. He loved watching WWE, western movies, the Word Channel and Texas Ranger. He was very hard working and was devoted to his family.He accepted the Lord, Jesus Christ, as his...
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Gary Lee Smart

September 27, 1945 - August 15, 2017

Gary Lee Smart, age 71, long time resident and business owner of Duncanville, Texas passed away on Tuesday August 15, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. Gary was born on September 27, 1945 in Dallas, Texas to the parents of Bob & Edith Smart. Gary is a Vietnam veteran of the United States Army from October 1966 through November 1968. He received several commendations and medals during his deployment, The...
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Dora M. Watts

March 24, 1929 - August 15, 2017

Isadora “Dora” Roberts, was the fifth child born to the parentage of the late Mr. Matthew Roberts, Sr. and Isadora Gardner, on March 24, 1929 in Panola County. During Dora’s youth her family moved to Nacogdoches, TX, where she began her schooling in Pine Flat Community.Isadora M. Roberts met Leo Watts, Sr., the Love of her Life. Her children was one of her greatest...
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James H. Walston

January 8, 1923 - August 13, 2017

Jim (Sonny) was born January 8, 1923 in Italy, Texas. Jim passed away August 13, 2017. He was the second of three children born to James Hogg Walston, Sr. and Maurine. Jim was preceded in death by his parents, older sister Elaine Brown, wife Glenna, and grandsons Lane Walston Walker and Bo Patrick Walker. He is survived by his younger sister JoAnn Niederer; daughter DiAnn (Boo) Walker; sons and...
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Therman C. Nobles

January 28, 1952 - August 13, 2017

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O'deral Clinton Draper

March 3, 1929 - August 13, 2017

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Kemani Deion Sneed

July 3, 2017 - August 12, 2017

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Lavona Christina Graham

January 15, 1951 - August 11, 2017

A life-long resident of the Oak Cliff section of Dallas, Lavona Christina ("Chrissie") Graham was born January 15, 1951, to James Rayburn Graham and Nell ("Tom") London. She passed away on Friday, August 11, 2017, after a short battle with cardiopulmonary problems at Methodist Charlton Medical Center in Dallas.After graduating from Sunset High School, she worked for many years...
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Artillia Washington

February 27, 1930 - August 10, 2017

Artillia Washington was the first of nine children, born February 27, 1930, to the parentage of Frank Williams and Ester Traylor-Williams in Dallas, Texas. She received her education in the Dallas Independent School District of Dallas. Upon completion of her schooling, she was employed by the Dallas Independent School District as a Nutritionist (Head Cook). Artillia found the love of her life and...
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Roberto Morales

May 25, 1919 - August 10, 2017

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Annie Laurie Jones

February 8, 1933 - August 9, 2017

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Marvin M. Miller

February 4, 1955 - August 7, 2017

Life ReflectionsMarvin Miller Sr. was born in Shreveport Louisiana to the late Morgan Miller and Kattie Belle Richie. Marvin was baptized at Bon-Air Baptist Church at an early age.Marvin graduated from South Oak Cliff High School in 1973. After graduation he work at Texas Instruments for a year and then joined the Marine Corps. Marvin worked for GWIC home remodeling. During his spare time he...
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Dorothy Louise Hunt

March 22, 1927 - August 5, 2017

An angel on Earth now in heavenDorothy Louise (Newman) Hunt formerly of Pineville, LA passed away peacefully in her sleep in Plano, TX on 8/5/17.Daughter, sister, mom, aunt, nurse, gardener, friend, she wore many hats but her primary role was that of nurturer. Be it a human or plant she had a kind word for everyone. Sweet, good and kind are the words most often used to describe her although she...
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Gloria Jean Palmer

June 20, 1946 - August 5, 2017

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Juanita Arismendez

June 24, 1938 - August 5, 2017

Juanita S. Arismendez, 79, of Red Oak passed away on Saturday, August 5, 2017. She was born in Midland on June 24, 1938 to the late Daniel and Margarette Espino Sanchez.Mrs. Juniata attended high school after which she was a stay at home mother so she could raise her children. She was an avid reader and quilter.She is survived by her children Ruben Arismendez, Juan Jose Arismendez, Jr., Luis...
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Charles Edward Perkins

November 4, 1933 - August 5, 2017

Charles “Chuck” Edward Perkins was born November 4, 1933 in Paris, Texas to union of Mr. Lee Roy & Lola Perkins. Charles passed away at his residence surrounded by his loved ones on Saturday August 5, 2017. Charles spent 8 years in the United States Air Forces and 2 years in the Reserves. In the early days of the Air Force, he met his wife, Elaine Perkins while serving in England...
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Hester M. Loftis

November 15, 1931 - August 3, 2017

Hester Mae Loftis was born on November 15, 1931, to the parentage of Lue Frank Fry and Willie Lue Harris-Fry from Larissa, Texas. She was the youngest of eight siblings.She attended school in Larissa, Texas, for a short time and graduated from Cuney High School, where she was well-known as an outstanding extemporaneous speaker. Both schools were located in Cherokee County District.She met and...
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Rickie D. Pullins

May 28, 1954 - August 2, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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James Franklin HANSEN

August 11, 1958 - August 2, 2017

James "Sonny" Hansen was born August 11, 1958 to Ollie Lee and Edgar Jamison Hansen in Dallas, Texas. As a young boy he developed a love of motorcycles, and a passion for hunting. His sister, Myra (Hansen) Williams notes that Sonny completed their family and brought everyone so much joy. On his 19th birthday, Sonny invited a beautiful red head to dinner and he knew instantly she was the...
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Annette L. Crawford

June 28, 1947 - August 1, 2017

Our beloved Annette L. Crawford, was born on June 28, 1947 in Waterloo, Iowa. She was the first of six children born to Henry Leland and Naomi Robinson.She professed Christ at an early age at Antioch Baptist Church in Waterloo, IA where she began to serve the Lord by singing in the choir. As she continued to serve Lord she found a home at Trinity Temple Full Gospel Church in Dallas, TX., where...
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Carl Lee Oliphant

October 6, 1928 - August 1, 2017

Carl Oliphant passed away on August 1, 2017 at age 88. He was born in Dallas on October 6, 1928 to the late Richard V. and Pearl Bohannon Oliphant.After he graduated high school Mr. Oliphant was a member of the U.S. Marines. He began his career as an Electrical Engineer for the Southwestern Bell Telephone Company. Carl was a Baptist Music Minister and enjoyed camping, making kites as well as...
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Lavon Rakestraw

June 26, 1958 - July 30, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Adlean Nash

June 20, 1923 - July 30, 2017

Age 94, long time resident of Dallas passed away peacefully on Sunday July 30, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. Adlean was one of the 11 children born to the parentage of J.D. and Alice Brown on June 20, 1923 in Madisonville, Texas. Adlean confessed Christ at an early age and received her formal education from the Madisonville Public School. She later met and married A.C. Rogers and to this union two...
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Jesse Runnels

November 28, 1927 - July 28, 2017

Elder Jesse Runnels, Jr. was born the 7th child of 10 children born to the parentage of Jesse and Cherry Runnels on November 28, 1927 in Forney, Texas. He received his formal education from the Dallas Independent School District, later he enlisted into the United States Army for several years. Elder Runnels confessed Christ at an early age and later accepted his calling to the ministry after his...
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