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

Billie Marie Moomaw

July 27, 1928 - March 28, 2017

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Bertha Mae Fuller

February 8, 1940 - March 26, 2017

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Doris Jean Wade

May 22, 1927 - March 26, 2017

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Othella Eva Jean Laster

May 3, 1922 - March 26, 2017

Othella was born May 3, 1922 to Joe and Dora Thompson in Coalgate, OK, she passed away on March 26, 2017 in Plano, TX. Othella will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, and Mama. Othella met Jack M. Laster in Muskogee, OK and married on March 9, 1940. They moved to Dallas, TX in 1952. They were married for 54 years when Jack passed away in Jan 1995. She is also predeceased by her parents,...
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Linda Faye Hurst

February 23, 1957 - March 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Ethel Mae Burrell

September 26, 1924 - March 25, 2017

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Josephine Rogers AGUADO

January 21, 1933 - March 25, 2017

Josephine Rogers Aguado, 84, of Dallas passed away on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Charlton Methodist Medical Center. She was born on January 21, 1933 in Wichita Falls to the late Pete Rogers, Sr. and Theresa Gonzalez Rogers.Mrs. Aguado is survived by her two daughters Veronica Reyes and Mary Rubio, nine grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren and one brother Marshall Rogers. She was preceded...
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Irish Suber

September 20, 1960 - March 22, 2017

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James Hartsel Turner

October 27, 1941 - March 22, 2017

James Harstel Turn was born on October 27, 1941 in San Pedro, CA, to the parentage of James Edward Turner and Mary M. Turner. He passed away on March 22, 2017. He is preceded in death by his Parents; Mary and James Turner, Siblings; Ellis, Ruby and Inadell and his grandson Michael Blystone. He leaves to cherish his memories his wife Judith Turner, Sons; Gene and Mike Turner, Dau ghter; Helen ...
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Billie Jean Warth

December 24, 1925 - March 20, 2017

Billie Jean Warth, age 91, went to be with our Lord on Monday, 20 March, 2017. Billie was born in Breckenridge, Texas on December 24, 1925. She was the daughter of Henry Elias and Ada Mae Clary Hedgepeth. She was preceded in death by her brother Jack, her son, Henry, her father Henry Elias, her mother, Ada Mae, her sister Mary Francis, her grandson, Eric Stephen Warth, and her loving husband...
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Rachel Yeats Steel

February 25, 1940 - March 19, 2017

Rachel Kirk Yeats Steel was a lifelong resident of Dallas, born February 25, 1940, and passed peacefully and unexpectedly on March 19, 2017. She was a loving wife to David Steel for over 12 years but has known him since grade school. She has retained special friendships to many Golden Girls from her youth and those she worked with at Head Start. She had an extended family with her church and...
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Carmen Silva Barroso

November 19, 1926 - March 19, 2017

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Diane Cavazos

January 4, 1953 - March 19, 2017

Diane V. Cavazos "Chacha" Born on January 04, 1953 to Paul Hernandez Velez+ and Elodia Beltran Velez+ of Dallas,Texas. Survived by her husband Daniel Cavazos Sr. and their six children Daniel Cavazos Jr.+ Anna Martinez, Anthony Cavazos, Adrian Cavazos, Richard Cavazos , AnnVeronica Cavazos and 11 grandkids and 3 Great Grandkids Daniel, Eladio and Miss Frankie Contreras. Siblings...
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Doris Marie Hall

February 26, 1963 - March 18, 2017

Doris Marie Hall was born on February 26, 1963, in Shreveport, Louisiana. She passed away on March 18, 2017. Doris loved taking care of children, which inspired her to spend her livelihood in child care, working for the Salvation Army. She also loved to cook. She is preceded in death by her father, Aaron Ball. Survivors include her mother, Gloria Mae Chatman Hopkins; stepfather, Stanley M....
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Irene Sprabeary Bland

February 10, 1927 - March 18, 2017

Irene Bland, at 90 years of age, graduated from this life to be in the presence of her Lord and Savior, March 18, 2017. She was born to Luther J. Spraybeary and wife Cora on February 10, 1927 in Denton Texas. She was one of nine children. She is survived by one sibling, Cleo Newton of Denton.Irene was married to James M. Bland, April 14, 1946 in Gainesville Texas. They were blessed with four...
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Earl Leon Nichols

January 17, 1925 - March 17, 2017

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Jose Galaviz Sarmiento

March 28, 1939 - March 17, 2017

Jose Galaviz Sarmiento age 77, he was born on March 28, 1939 and went to be with the Lord on March 17, 2017. He is survived by his wife of 58 years Adelaida Melendez de Sarmiento and their 10 children Eugenio Sarmiento (Argelia), Maria R. Jimenez, Audelia Bautista (Albert), Martina Flores (Joel), Jose Sarmiento (Perlita), Manuel Angel Sarmiento (Patricia), Maria S. Fuentes (Refugio), Ismelda...
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Dollie Ounitta SMOOT

October 21, 1926 - March 17, 2017

Born October 21, 1926, passed away with her daughters by her side on March 17, 2017. Dollie had 90 incredible years with her family. She has gone to be with the Lord and is having an incredible homecoming. Dollie loved spending time with her grandchildren and played important roles in all of their lives. She loved watching “Murder She Wrote” and was well known for her chicken and...
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Lucille Lorraine Goodman

January 13, 1929 - March 15, 2017

Age, 87 born January 13, 1929 in Dallas, Texas to the parentage of George and Isabelle Geiser. She was married Claude Goodman, Jr. in 1948 until his death in 1993. Survived by daughter Claudia Rogers, Son-in-law; Kenneth E. Rogers. Grandsons: Ron Rogers and wife Taryn Rogers; Russell Rogers; Randy Rogers and his wife Casey Rogers; Great Grandchildren: Ryan Rogers, Raymond Rogers, Gillian Davis,...
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Larry Allen WEAVER

November 3, 1958 - March 15, 2017

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Lillian Sue Shipp

December 11, 1942 - March 13, 2017

Lillian Sue Shipp, 74 of Duncanville passed from this life at her home with her family by her side on Monday, March 13, 2017. She was born December 11, 1942 in Wolfe City, Texas. Lillian, better known as "Sue" was primarily a homemaker and loved nothing more than being a mother and grandmother, most of all caring for her grandchildren over the years. Sue was preceded in death by her...
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Eddie Joyce Bradix

January 31, 1949 - March 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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R. C. Brown

January 26, 1936 - March 12, 2017

R.C. Brown was born on January 26, 1936, in Carthage, Texas, to Dessie Mae Brown. R.C. was raised by his grandmother and grandfather, Ella and Rather Brown. He accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized. He attended B.F. Darrell School and after he completed his education he began working at Baylor Hospital. In 1960, R.C. met and married the Love of his Life, Ms. Bettie Ruth Chambers, and...
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Dorothy Polk Davis

April 1, 1924 - March 12, 2017

Born April 1, 1924, she peacefully passed away March 12, 2017, surrounded by her family. Visitation will be Thursday, March 16th from 6 pm -8 pm, with funeral services on Friday March 17th at 12 noon both at Laurel Land Funeral Home. Preceded in death by her husband, Charles Davis, she is survived by children, Julie Maynard, Russell and Nancy Davis, Ken Maynard, grandchildren Brian and Amy Davis,...
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Whalion Edmond

July 28, 1953 - March 11, 2017

Whalion Edmond was born to the parentage of Sadie Gilliam on July 28, 1953. He received his early years of education in Dallas, Texas. Upon graduating from trade school in 1973, he went on to work at Williams Paint and Body Shop where he served faithfully until his death. Whalion was a very kind and loving son, husband, father, and grandfather. He was well loved and respected by all who knew him....
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Dora Mae AVANT

October 11, 1922 - March 11, 2017

Dora Mae Avant of Dallas, TX was called to her eternal rest on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the age of 94. She was born in Nacogdoches, TX on October 11, 1922 to the late Jewel Polk Foley. She was raised by her Aunt and introduced to a Christian life during her early childhood. Growing under the auspice of a stern Holy Ghost Filled Aunt, Dora Accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior, she later began...
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Earlane Steward

September 12, 1955 - March 9, 2017

Earlane Steward was born on the 12th of September in Mt. Pleasant TX to Estella Ruffin and Morris Shaw. At the age of X, Earlane relocated to Dallas, TX with her family where she graduated from South Oak Cliff high school in 1973. At the age of 10, “Lannie” and her family moved to Dallas. At the age of 22, she met a charismatic young man by the name of Eugene Steward at a Braums on...
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William Doyle Maples

May 30, 1935 - March 9, 2017

William Doyle Maples, 81, passed away on Thursday, March 9, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. Doyle was born in Caddo Mills, Texas on May 30, 1935 to John and Ella (Williams) Maples. He grew up in Wolf City, Texas. He made his home in Dallas with his wife Charlotte (Holland) Maples. He worked as an Electrician and was a Jack of all trades. His memory will be carried on by those who loved him including his...
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Charles Rush Garner

November 24, 1932 - March 7, 2017

Charles R Garner was born in Patterson, Arkansas November 1932. Chuck passed away March 7, 2017 in his home after a battle with Mesothelioma. He is preceded in death by his parents Frank A. Garner and Nettie Irene (Jones) Atkins, wives Sue Garner and Billie Garner, son Frank Garner, a daughter Janet Purtell, and brother Marion Garner. He is survived by daughter Diane Harber, sons Rusty Garner and...
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Charles Rush Garner

November 24, 1932 - March 7, 2017

Charles R Garner was born in Patterson, Arkansas November 1932. Chuck passed away March 7, 2017 in his home after a battle with Mesothelioma. He is preceded in death by his parents Frank A. Garner and Nettie Irene (Jones) Atkins, wives Sue Garner and Billie Garner, son Frank Garner, a daughter Janet Purtell, and brother Marion Garner. He is survived by daughter Diane Harber, sons Rusty Garner and...
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Frankie Theo Barclay

August 24, 1935 - March 7, 2017

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Albert Wilkerson

September 4, 1943 - March 6, 2017

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Mary T. Mena

November 1, 1925 - March 6, 2017

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Andrea Morin

November 30, 1926 - March 4, 2017

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Michael D. Hamilton

October 15, 1956 - March 4, 2017

Michael D. Hamilton was born October 15, 1956 in Birmingham, Alabama to Sue and Jim Hamilton and he passed away on March 4, 2017 in Fort Worth, Texas. He is preceded by his parents Sue and Jim Hamilton. Michael is survived by his loving wife, Diana Hamilton whom he married on July 3, 1987, celebrating their 30 year wedding anniversary this year!!, brothers & their wives, Steve & Mary...
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Jose M. Duran

June 3, 1939 - March 3, 2017

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Pearlie Jean Hall

August 8, 1931 - March 3, 2017

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Lisa Ann DELEON

March 31, 1970 - March 2, 2017

Our precious Lisa Ann (Cardona) De Leon went to be with our Lord at 6:40 pm, Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 after a brief illness. Lisa was born on March 31st, 1970 and was lifelong resident of Dallas, Texas, although for a span of 5 years she lived in Garland, Texas where she attended Lakeview Centennial High School. She also studied cosmetology at Texas Beauty College. For several years she worked...
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Sanford C. Phillips

November 7, 1927 - March 2, 2017

Mr. Sanford Phillips was born on November 7, 1927, in Winona, Texas, to Clarence and Elnora (Williams) Phillips. He was the third of nine children born to their union. His Christian experience began at Powell Chapel Baptist Church at a young age, and he was educated in the Jackson School District. After graduation, Mr. Phillips enlisted in the United States Army until he was honorably discharged...
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Deneyce Hackler

July 29, 1921 - February 28, 2017

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Betreda Yvette Gaines

November 13, 1964 - February 28, 2017

Betreda Yvette Gaines was born November 13, 1964 in Paterson, NJ to the parentage of Fletcher and Donna Rodgers. Betreda was called from labor to reward on February 28, 2017. She received her formal education at Blue Mountain Academy and later received her Master’s at Golden Gate University. She is preceded in death by her father Fletcher Rodgers and her sister Wanda Rodgers. She Leaves to...
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Annie Lee Williams

March 16, 1939 - February 27, 2017

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Doris Irene Wilson

March 3, 1935 - February 27, 2017

On March 3, 1935, a beautiful, vivacious, talented baby girl, Doris Irene Gates, came kicking and screaming into the world. She was the ninth of 18 children born to Dixie Gates, Jr. and Mozelle (nee’ Humphrey) Gates in the West Texas cotton fields of Crowell, Texas. Due to record keeping in small towns in the 1930’s, Doris always celebrated her birthday on March 4, 1935 even after the...
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Ola Mae COLEMAN

June 13, 1930 - February 27, 2017

Ola Mae Coleman was born June 13, 1930 in Dallas Texas to the parents of Hubert and Ollie Mae Lawrence. Raised by adopted mother Christie Bell McKellum and stepmother Obelia Lawrence. She accepted Christ at an early age uniting with the Salem Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev B.R. Riley. She later united with the Greater Mt Sinai Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev L.C. Jones Sr.....
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Bobby Lee Cadenhead

January 12, 1929 - February 26, 2017

Bobby Lee Cadenhead, age 88, died on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at his home in Pecan Gap, Texas surrounded by family. Bobby is survived by Lois Amundson of Pecan Gap, Texas, his sweetheart since 2005; his daughters Karen L. Smith of Lytle, Texas, Deborah S. Barclay and her husband, Harold, of Grand Prairie, Texas and Renee M. Argumaniz and her husband Pedro, of Arlington, Texas; brother, James...
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Clarence Ross

September 7, 1937 - February 25, 2017

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Sarah Harrell

December 29, 1920 - February 24, 2017

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Laura Nell Carpenter

August 17, 1934 - February 24, 2017

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Frances P. GONZALEZ

April 6, 1936 - February 24, 2017

Frances Gonzalez loved being a wife & mother, but being a grandmother is what she loved the most. She has seven grandchildren and always enjoyed hearing from them whether in person or by phone. Frances always enjoyed family time with her brothers & sisters and looked forward to the next function where she knew she would see them again.She had a love of music and dancing and you could...
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Betty Jean Johnson

August 26, 1923 - February 24, 2017

She was born at Indian Rock, Texas on August 26, 1923 to William Ogden and Edna McKinley Ogden Harrelson. She was raised by her Mother and her beloved stepfather, James E. Harrelson. She was preceded in death by the love of her life, Oscar Walter Johnson Jr and their daughter, Gail Ann Johnson Travis. She is survived by daughters Jacqueline Jean Johnson Hubbard and Janyce Lynn Johnson Stankewitz....
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Lynn Ashlock McCoy

November 5, 1961 - February 23, 2017

Shirley Lynn Ashlock, 55, was born in Wichita Falls, Texas on November 5, 1961 and passed away on February 23, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. She was preceded in death by her mother, Shirley Ann Ashlock, and her sister, Shonda Ann Whitcomb. She is survived by her parents, Derrell and Dorothy Ashlock of Denton. Brothers; Larry Don Ashlock of Waxahachie, David Niel Kimball and wife, Victoria of Houston....
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Billy Don Harrell

September 13, 1928 - February 23, 2017

Billy, age 88, was born in Dallas, Texas on September 13, 1928 and passed away on February 23, 2017. He is survived by his sister Betty H. Wagner and her husband Robert C. Wagner, his brother Gerald L. Harrell and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Archie H. Harrell Sr. and Ila Jane Harrell and also his brother Henry Harrell. He served in the U.S. Marine Corp from...
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Marjorie Ruth Sullivan

December 16, 1924 - February 23, 2017

Marjorie Ruth Sullivan, aged 92, passed away peacefully on February 23 at Presbyterian Hospital, following a brief illness. She was born in Dallas on December 16, 1924, and lived her entire life in the hometown she loved. Growing up in Oak Cliff, she attended John Q. Mills Elementary, Boude Storey Junior High, and Adamson High School. As a teenager, her musical talents led her to sing in the...
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Oscar Casanova Gomez

February 17, 1933 - February 23, 2017

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Stephanie Frachelle Green

March 30, 1970 - February 21, 2017

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Kyle Derrick

August 9, 1974 - February 20, 2017

KYLE DAMON DERRICK died on February 20, 2017, from complications related to a twenty-year battle with a traumatic brain injury. He was 42. Born in San Antonio, Texas, on August 9, 1974, Kyle is the son of Bill and Laura Derrick of Sierra Madre, California.God, get ready: Here comes Kyle! He is one of the greatest fighters, fishermen, and friends we have ever known here on Earth. Kyle was lost...
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Alma Moore

April 28, 1932 - February 19, 2017

A New Bloom...Alma Moore was the gift of a daughter born to the late Frances and James Gary on April 28, 1932, in Wheelock, Texas. She began her life on the right path by being baptized and becoming an active young member of New Hope Baptist Church. She brought great joy to the congregation, playing piano for choirs and singing praises with them to her Lord. The Bloom Flowers...Alma married...
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Maria G. Sanchez

September 23, 1963 - February 18, 2017

Maria Azucena Sánchez Guerra , age 53. Wife, Mother and daughter passed away on Saturday February 18, 2017 at Methodist ( Charlton) hospital. After fighting vigorously for 2 years against pancreatic cancer she went gently into the arms of Jesus. Maria or Chenito as know by family members, had a beautiful soul. She was the true definition of a warrior. She fought until the end regardless of...
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Michael Dewayne Campbell

March 23, 1963 - February 17, 2017

Michael DeWayne Campbell was born to the parentage of William Campbell, Sr. and Cleo Campbell on March 23, 1963, in Dallas, Texas. Michael graduated from Skyline High School in 1980. Michael accepted Christ at an early age as his personal savior. He loved the Lord and was a member of Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church. In June of 2010, Michael and his wife, Denita, joined New Covenant Christian...
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Kevin Eugene Ferguson

October 20, 1997 - February 17, 2017

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William Hunter

April 4, 1940 - February 17, 2017

February 17, 2017, at the Dallas, Texas Veteran Administration Hospital, surrounded by family and friends, William Hunter was granted his angel wings. In Valdosta, Georgia, William was born April 4, 1940 to Obediah Hunter and Margaret Bivins. He attended Pinevale High School, (Valdosta, Georgia,) Savannah State University, (Savannah, Georgia) and Dallas Baptist College, (Dallas, Texas). He was...
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Mary Etta Perkins

March 30, 1914 - February 17, 2017

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Jeannine Joyce Lute

January 18, 1939 - February 16, 2017

Jeannine Joyce Negethon Lute , was born in Omaha, Nebraska to Father and Mother, Eugene and Louise Negethon on January 18, 1939, Jeannine grew up in Ft. Dodge, Iowa. Mom, dad and sisters; Josella, Janet and brother Gene moved to Dallas where she graduated from Sunset High School in 1957. While in school she met Bill Lute and they were a match from the start. Soon after being married, they had...
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Doris Marie Harrison

April 22, 1928 - February 16, 2017

Age 88, longtime resident of Dallas, Texas was born in Ft. Worth, Texas on April 22, 1928. She was preceded in death by parents Janie and Governor Wages, husband E.F. Harrison, sister Janice Howell, and nephew Landon Howell.She is survived by daughters, Brenda and husband, David; Sharon and husband, Johnny Adams; Gayland and husband, Gary Lyons; grandson Todd and wife, Teri Miller; granddaughter...
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Easter Bowman Sandle

April 9, 1928 - February 14, 2017

Easter Nell Bowman-Sandle was the thirteenth child born to Mary and Walter Bowman in Palestine, Texas. Easter went to school and graduated. After graduation she spent a small time in Detroit, Michigan, and then moved to Waco, Texas, for a few years. Mrs. Sandle then moved to Lubbock, Texas, where she met and married her husband, Floyd E. Sandle. The Sandles began their family in Lubbock with five...
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John W. Oaks

August 20, 1943 - February 13, 2017

John Wesley Oaks was born on August 20, 1943 to the union of Henry and Esther Oaks in Corsicana, Texas. He attended public school at Jackson High in Corsicana. As a child, he joined and was baptized at Wilgo Baptist Church. As a young man, he moved to Dallas, Texas in 1960 and worked for Neiman Marcus before working 12 years for Braniff Airlines until an unfortunate accident rendered him...
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Henry Lawson Washington

September 21, 1937 - February 13, 2017

Henry Lawson Washington, “Big Joe” Life and LegacyOn the twenty-first day of September, nineteen hundred and thirty-seven, Henry Lawson Washington was born in Bivins, Texas, to the union of Willena and George Washington. He was raised in Buna, Texas and he graduated from Bessmay High School in 1956. In 1958 Henry moved to Dallas, Texas. Henry began to experience life as an adult and...
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Juan Jaramillo

September 30, 1969 - February 13, 2017

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Jerilene CALLINS

April 20, 1951 - February 12, 2017

Jerilene (Johns) Callins age 65, longtime resident of Dallas, Texas passed away peacefully on Sunday February 12, 2017 at Baylor University Medical Center of Dallas. Jerilene was born to the parentage of Herman Johns and Sylvia Rayson in Carthage, Texas on April 20, 1951. Jerilene was educated in the Carthage Public School System. After relocating to Dallas, Texas, she met Thomas Callins and they...
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Theresa Bersano

October 22, 1923 - February 12, 2017

Theresa Bersano was born on October 22, 1923 and died February 12, 2017. Born to John and Teresa Bersano in Herrin, Illinois. She is preceded in death by her father and mother, sister, Rosetta Reynolds and brother, John Bersano. Although, Theresa did not have any children of her own, she was a second mother to all of her nieces and nephews. You could talk to her about anything and she would...
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Melba Jo Russell

July 8, 1937 - February 12, 2017

Melba Jo Martin Russell born July 8, 1937 and passed away at her home in Waxahachie on Sunday February 12, 2017. She retired from Dallas ISD and loved to travel, entertaining and foremost being with her friends and family. Melba is survived by her husband Ray Russell, Sister Debbie Stevens (Hank), Son Tim Quisenberry (Tricia), Daughter Kelly Alberts (Gene), Charles Quisenberry, Grandchildren...
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Mary L. Jauregui

January 20, 1932 - February 11, 2017

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Marilyn Padgett

July 26, 1950 - February 11, 2017

Marilyn Padgett was unexpectedly called home to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 11, 2017. The family will receive visitors from 1-2 p.m., on Thursday, February 16, 2017, at Laurel Land Funeral Home, located at, 6000 South R. L. Thornton Freeway, Dallas, Texas 75232. Services will follow at 2:00 p.m., in the chapel.Marilyn was born July 26, 1950 in Dallas, Texas, to her father, James ...
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Mary L. Jaurequi

January 20, 1932 - February 11, 2017

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Alma J. Berry

February 9, 1941 - February 10, 2017

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Thomas Riley Britt

June 16, 1937 - February 9, 2017

Thom was born at home in Gwinnett County, Georgia, the third of nine children. He was preceded in death by parents Rache and Marion Davis Britt, brothers Greg and Allen and sisters Mary, Helen, and Doris. He is survived by his wife Kareen Vallandigham Britt of Dallas; daughters Erica Dorsett and her husband Stan; Hilary Trevino and husband Eloy; son Evan Britt and his wife Amanda; grandchildren...
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Esther Siegmund Green

August 2, 1928 - February 9, 2017

Esther Bertha Bartley Siegmund Green, age 88, passed away peacefully on February 9, 2017. A graveside service will be held on Monday, February 13, 2017 at Laurel Land Memorial Park, 6000 South R.L. Thornton Freeway, Dallas, TX 75232. Family will receive friends on Sunday, February 12, 2017 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Laurel Land Funeral Home.A loving mother, wife and friend she is survived by her...
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Hazel Mae Neal-Tuley

August 2, 1921 - February 9, 2017

Hazel Mae Neal-Tuley, 95, was born August 2, 1921, passed away from this Earth to Heaven on February 9, 2017.Hazel was married to Robert W. Neal for almost 55 years until his passing in 1995. They had two daughters Pat Lueke and Jane Huebel and husband Kenneth, who were also called to Heaven. Mrs. Tuley is survived by four grandchildren and their spouses; Doug and Becky French, Shannon Truesdale,...
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Lonnie Hall

December 25, 1930 - February 9, 2017

HALL, Lonnie Carroll "Papa" born December 25th, 1930 passed away peacefully on February 9th, 2017 at the age of 86. Lonnie was born and raised on a farm in Hughes Springs, TX. Lonnie and his family moved to Mesquite, TX in 1952 where he met his wife, Rose the following year. Lonnie worked for Sears for forty years until his retirement. He also served as a volunteer firefighter for the...
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Clifford Courtney Fain

July 14, 1929 - February 8, 2017

Clifford C. (Bull) Fain, 87, of Dallas passed away on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at Rockwall Nursing Center. He was born in Dallas on July 14, 1929 to the late Hershel and Ethel Crandall Fain.Mr. Fain attended school until 7th grade. After this he joined the work force and began working as a Pressman for Egan Printing for over 25 years. He retired from Lehigh Steck Warick Printing in 1994. Bull...
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Mary Ruth Gray

August 6, 1922 - February 7, 2017

Mary Ruth North Gray, a native Dallasite, was born August 6, 1922 and ascended into Heaven on February 7x 2017, She moved to Lewisville to be near her son Joe Harold Gray Jr. and his wife, Toni. Mom was a loving Wife to Joe Harold Gray, Sr., who predeceased her in May of 2004, to whom she'd been married 61 years: Sister to Florence McLean North Carter and John Hare north, who also...
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Wanda LaRue Derden

May 22, 1933 - February 7, 2017

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Hattie Jo Berry

December 15, 1942 - February 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Helen Ray King

May 25, 1946 - February 7, 2017

For I am certain that nothing can separate us from his love; neither death nor life, neither angels nor heavenly rulers or powers, neither the present nor the future, neither the world above nor the world below— there is nothing in all creation that will ever be able to separate us from the love of God which is ours through Christ Jesus our Lord.Romans 8:38-39If there was ever a woman that...
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Eugenia D. Norice

January 30, 1930 - February 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Lee P. Hynes

March 16, 1957 - February 5, 2017

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Christopher Karl Johnson

April 17, 1969 - February 5, 2017

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Dolores Lilyan Stark

September 26, 1932 - February 5, 2017

Dolores Lilyan Stark (Dee), age 84, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 5, 2017 at home with her two daughters by her side. Born September 26, 1932 in Oak Park, Illinois where she was raised. Dee moved to North Dallas area where she became a long-time resident and an active part of the community. Dee was first and foremost all about her family and friends. She was a strong, independent,...
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Lee Hynes

March 16, 1957 - February 5, 2017

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Henry Bridges

November 8, 1935 - February 4, 2017

Henry Brinker Bridges was born November 8, 1935, in Sulphur Springs, Texas, to the parentage of Wysom B. and Clara Bridges. He accepted Christ at an early age at Morning Chapel Baptist Church, Sulphur Springs, Texas. He later moved to Dallas, Texas, where he attended the Dallas Public Schools and pursued business entrepreneur endeavors. He retired from Allied Marketing Group, Incorporated after...
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James Henke

March 9, 1945 - February 4, 2017

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Consuelo Benitnez Magana

January 29, 1956 - February 3, 2017

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Shirley Ann Lynch

July 26, 1938 - February 2, 2017

Shirley Ann (Post) LynchDuncanville, TXShirley Ann (Post) Lynch, 78, a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend went peacefully to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 2, 2017. She was at home surrounded by her children.Memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Laurel Land Funeral Home. Dr. Herbert L. Pedersen officiating. In...
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Margaret Lucille Fredman

August 9, 1930 - February 2, 2017

Margaret Lucille Fredman, 86, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017. She was born Aug. 9, 1930 in Burlington, Iowa to Maurice and Viola Helt. She is preceded in death by her parents and husband, John David Fredman, who she met at church while they attended college in Columbia, MO. She later graduated from Iowa Wesleyan University. She lived in Iowa, Oklahoma and eventually settled...
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Ida Ruth Proby

August 13, 1917 - January 29, 2017

Mrs. Ida Ruth Proby was born August 13, 1917 to the parents of Frank and Sophie Hollins. She was raised in Ledbetter, TX with her parents and siblings. As a young adult, she moved to Joppa, Texas with her husband, Leo Cal Proby. Later in their marriage, the Proby’s moved to the Oak Cliff area in Dallas Texas. Although the loving couple did not have children of their own, they kindly helped...
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Deborah Lorraine Newby

December 2, 1955 - January 29, 2017

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David GONZALEZ

December 8, 1951 - January 28, 2017

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Mark Hammond

March 31, 1957 - January 28, 2017

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Cora Thomas

March 14, 1921 - January 28, 2017

Cora Thomas was born on March 14th, 1921 in Leonville, Louisiana to the late Joseph and Edmonia Anderson. She dedicated her life to Christ in 1970 and began attending Faithful Missionary Baptist Church where she was a member in good standing for over 30 years. She was a devout, humble, and hardworking Christian woman. She was very proud of learning how to read by reading the Bible. She helped...
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Jan Rebecca Brooks

September 1, 1939 - January 28, 2017

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