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

Alice Virginia Settle

August 14, 1943 - May 23, 2017

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Jackie Lou Thompson

January 22, 1934 - May 23, 2017

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Patrick J. Worley

June 10, 1951 - May 22, 2017

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Nutisla S. Spruill

January 30, 1973 - May 21, 2017

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Jeana Marlene Mott

April 4, 1951 - May 18, 2017

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Cecil L. Kavanaugh

September 14, 1929 - May 18, 2017

Cecil LeGene Kavanaugh, 87, of Dallas, Texas passed away on May, 18 2017 peacefully at his home and passed into the loving arms of his Savior. His service will be held at Eastridge Baptist Church on Monday, May 22, at 11:00 with visitation at Laurel Land Funeral Home on Sunday, May 21, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM. He was born in Dallas, Texas on September 14, 1929. He is preceded in death by his parents...
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Courtney L. Fridia

December 6, 1964 - May 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Barbara Jean Watts

October 16, 1957 - May 15, 2017

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Jeremy Ryan White

October 12, 1988 - May 14, 2017

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Barbara Ann Race

February 14, 1945 - May 13, 2017

Barbara Ann Bryant, 72, of Dallas passed away on Saturday, May 13, 2017. She was born in Dallas on February 14, 1945 to the late Arthur E. and Eunice P. Taylor Bryant.She is survived by her daughters Lori Garza and husband Jessie and Elaine Rothenberg, grandchildren Ryan Rutlegde and wife Lorena, Brennen Commons and wife Suzanne and Sophia McLendon, great grandchildren Ashton, Angel, Mackenzie,...
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Anne T. Reece

March 17, 1924 - May 12, 2017

Molly Anne Torrey Reece died peacefully in Duncanville Texas on May 12, 2017 at the age of 93. Her 18+ year battle with Alzheimer’s is over and we rejoice that now she is in her eternal home and with the Lord Jesus.A small memorial service is scheduled for Tuesday May 23 at 2:00PM at the chapel in Laurel Land in Dallas. A short graveside service will follow with Dr. William J Jackson of...
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Henry Louis Schulze

June 26, 1933 - May 12, 2017

Henry "Buster" Louis Schulze, III, 83, of Dallas passed away on Friday, May 12, 2017. He was born on June 26, 1933 in Brenham, Texas to the late Henry Louis Schulze, Jr. and Bonnie Schulze. Mr. Schulze attended the University of Texas as well as served in the Army National Guard in the 49th Armored Division for 11 years. Buster started working at U.S. Steel Supply Division and worked...
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Leisha Mattie Woods

September 24, 1964 - May 12, 2017

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Frances Louise York

December 18, 1927 - May 12, 2017

On Friday May 12, 2017, the Angel of Death touched and sealed the lips of our beloved wife, mother, and friend, Frances Louise York. But in that same touch the Angel of Peace led her to higher grounds where she will forever be at rest in the Lord.Frances Louise (Wadley) York was born to the parentage of Leonard and Jessie Mae Wadley on December 18, 1927 in Dallas, Texas. She attended Dallas...
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Dana G. McDonald

September 4, 1941 - May 11, 2017

Dana Gail McDonald was born September 4, 1941 in Dallas, Texas and passed away May 11, 2017 in Waxahachie, Texas. Preceded in death by her parents Cleo Bryan Fry and Annie Pearline Holland, and sister Lovena P. Mena. Survived by her daughters, Debra (Jerry) Cortez and Shree (Rodney) Kent both of Waxahachie, Texas. Siblings Nelson”Lee” Fry of Dallas, TX , Cecelia Elaine (Ed) Barnett...
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Ever Jewel Hamilton

July 22, 1928 - May 11, 2017

Ever Jewel Hamilton, 88, had a peaceful transition from earth to glory on May 11, 2017.Ever Jewel Matthews was born on July 22, 1928, one of seven children. After moving to Dallas, Texas, she began her formal schooling in the Dallas Independent School District. She attended N. W. Harlee and ultimately graduated from Lincoln High School in 1947. She married Huey D. Hamilton Sr. who preceded her...
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James Craig Toney

August 1, 1932 - May 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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James Craig Toney

August 1, 1932 - May 10, 2017

James Craig Toney was born on August 1, 1932 to the parentage of Edwin Toney and Vidalia (McConnell) Toney in Naples, Texas; both preceded him death. He was 1 of 6 children.James received his formal education at Naples Public Schools System. He accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized.To the union of James C. Toney and Daisy Toney (deceased) God gave them 10 beautiful children. He leaves...
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Mary E. Stroud

April 19, 1928 - May 10, 2017

Mary Elizabeth Stroud went to be with the Lord on May 10, 2017. She was born on April 19, 1928. Mary had a full life as a loving wife, wonderful mother and a friend to many. She worked along with her husband of 66 years with the Texas Baptist Men Church Builders. She was preceded in death by her husband Julian. She is survived by her daughter and son in law Sharon and David Logan and her daughter...
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Paulverline Hughes

August 29, 1930 - May 9, 2017

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Santos Avila Deleon

November 1, 1950 - May 8, 2017

Santos DeleonSus papas Francisco Deleon y Maria Asuncion Avila. Tuvieron 3 hijos Julia, Venancio, y Santos Deleon. Santos Deleon se caso con Minerva Escobedo, en Agosto de 1996. Tuvieron 2 hijos. Selina y Francisco. Cuando Santos conocio a Minerva ella tenia dos hijos Juan y Maria, al igual que El tenia 2 hijos mas Cristina y David. Sin importar a ninguno de los dos trataron de aser una bonita...
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Kimberly Nell Tillack

December 10, 1958 - May 8, 2017

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Bessie Ross

September 29, 1918 - May 8, 2017

Loved and admired by all Bessie Louise Spain, who was born in Alvarado Texas September 29, 1918 and preceded in death by William Oscar Spain and Mattie Bet Doyle Spain, went to her heavenly home to meet her Lord, husband and parents. Preceded in death by her husband J.D. (John) Ross. Also, preceded in death by her brother William Oscar Spain, Jr. and Sister-in-Law, Bette Huffman Spain.Survived by...
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Thomas Longoria Miller

December 26, 1946 - May 8, 2017

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Ethel Jones Anderson

February 17, 1947 - May 8, 2017

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Earlene H. Stevens

March 3, 1929 - May 7, 2017

Beautiful, elegant and the epitome of class,... a true lady...Earlene Hubbard graced the world with her presence on Mar 3, 1929. She was the first daughter born to James Hubbard and Hazel Williams-Hubbard in Shreveport, LA. After her family moved to Dallas, she accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized at the family church, True Lee Missionary...
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Marco Antonio Sanchez

November 24, 1986 - May 7, 2017

Marco Antonio Sanchez, age 30, passed away on Sunday, May 7, 2017. Marco was born on November 24, 1986 in Dallas, Texas to Carmen Sanchez and Santiago Gutierrez. Marco worked as a General Manager for McDonald's Corporation. Marco was preceded in death by his Grandpa Juan Delgado and Uncle Jesus Delgado. Marco leaves to cherish his memories, his wife, Elizabeth, children, Andrew, Marco, Jr.,...
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John H. Sparks

June 23, 1922 - May 7, 2017

John H. Sparks, also known as Johnnie Sparks, was Born Johnson Hartwell Sparks in Grandfield Oklahoma, on June 23, 1922, the Ninth and second youngest child of his parents, Johnson Elsberry Sparks and Tennessee Russell. He was born into a family of dustbowl sharecroppers during the darkest years of the Great Depression, and carried that difficult experience with him throughout his life. But that...
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Ina Victoria Ragan

July 29, 1918 - May 7, 2017

Ina Victoria Ragan passed away on May 7, 2017. She is survived by Jim (Jan), Gary (Kris) and Peggy (Steve); Grandchildren: Kristen, Gary and Jennifer; Great-Grandchildren: Victoria, Erika, Madeline, Owen, Zoe, and Noah. Funeral services will convene on Tuesday May 16, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Laurel Land Memorial Chapel in Dallas, Texas. Pastor Joel Berthelsen of Hope Lutheran Church will be...
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Vera Mae Hanks

February 19, 1924 - May 7, 2017

Vera Mae Hanks was born in Rankin, Texas. She had been employed as a salesperson at the Wynnewood Village Shopping Center, in the fabric store, Toy World and then Susanne’s Clothing store.She loved to cook for her family, remember those Sunday Dinners!!! Vera was a faithful member of First Baptist Church in Oak Cliff.She was predeceased by her parents, Kern and Ruth Gray; husband, Charles E...
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Otis Lee Rice

November 3, 1951 - May 6, 2017

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Melvin Ward Cox

March 1, 1939 - May 5, 2017

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Mona Polk

April 29, 1964 - May 5, 2017

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Sammie Perry

November 17, 1929 - May 4, 2017

Sammie Perry was born in Garland, Texas, on November 17, 1929. He was the third son of R.C. and Arvella Perry. At an early age, he joined the United States Air Force, serving in the Korean War, which certainly broadened his travels as a young soldier. He traveled from the Carolinas to Germany, and at one point to the South Pole, Greenland to be exact. After returning to civilian life, Sam...
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Beulah Kate Conatser

March 7, 1924 - May 3, 2017

Beulah Kate Conatser, 93, of Dallas passed away on Wednesday, May, 3. 2017. She was born on March 7, 1924.A graveside service will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at Laurel Land Memorial Park.
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Virginia Ann Coleman

February 9, 1957 - May 3, 2017

Virginia Ann Coleman was born on February 9, 1957 to the Late Alvin and Erma Coleman in Dallas, Texas. She graduated from South Oak Cliff High School in 1975, and worked in the health care profession until her health failed. Virginia accepted Christ at a very early age and was a member of Shekinah Tabernacle Baptist Church. She leaves 5 sisters and 3 brothers and a host of other relatives and...
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Carnell Calvin

July 9, 1963 - May 2, 2017

Carnell Calvin was a man full of gratitude and thankfulness to the Lord for the grace and mercy shown throughout his life. He was born in Denver, Colorado, to the parentage of Elaine Calvin Hurd and Bill Noland on July 9, 1963. He was the fifth of six children. He accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior at a young age and was baptized by Reverend Robert D. Reed at the family church – Mount...
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Charles Walter Searcy

November 11, 1934 - May 1, 2017

Walter Searcy was born on November 11, 1934 in Princeton, Texas to Floyd and Lucy Mae Searcy. He entered into eternal life on May 1, 2017. He was the brother of Alvin, Royce, David Douglas and Sue. He was the father of Kim Reynolds. Those who will keep him in our hearts are...Kim and Randy Reynolds; grandchildren Nathan and Gabriel; sister Sue Pool and so many more. He was a beloved member of...
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Ethel Louise Johnson

July 14, 1945 - April 29, 2017

Precious MemoriesGod called Ethel Louise Johnson home to Him on April 29, 2017, to be with her mother, Ruby Alexander, who passed on April 26, 2017. Ethel was born on July 14, 1945 in Atlanta, Texas to the union of Leon Alexander, Sr. and Ruby Alexander. Ethel was the oldest of nine children. She is survived by her siblings Leon Alexander, Jr., Tommy Alexander, Reginald Alexander, Delores Pickett...
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Arnulfo Martinez Ibarra

January 18, 1947 - April 29, 2017

Arnulfo Martinez Ibarra of La Presita, San Diego de la Union, Gto, MX passed away peacefully on April 29, 2017 at the age of 70. He was the son of Arnulfo Cabrera Ibarra and Soledad Martinez. He married Eva Guerrero Ibarra in 1971, they enjoyed 47 years of a loving and happy marriage and have five children. In his landscaping business, the love for gardening truly shined through his work. He...
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Arnulfo Martinez Ibarra

January 18, 1947 - April 29, 2017

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Elizabeth Winters

March 23, 1936 - April 28, 2017

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Jimmy E. Patterson

August 1, 1950 - April 27, 2017

Jimmy E. Patterson was born on August 1, 1950 in Dallas, Texas to Georgia Stokes and Laft Patterson. Jimmy worked for Dallas County Transportation, where he later retired. He was known for the love of Martial Arts. On April 27, 2017, Jimmy E. Patterson was called to his Eternal Home, and he was welcomed by his father, Laft Patterson and his mother, Georgia Stokes. He is survived by his...
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Herschel R. Pratt

November 25, 1983 - April 27, 2017

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Janie Mae Ratliff

October 29, 1928 - April 27, 2017

Janie M. Ratliff, 88, of Dallas, TX, passed away on April 27, 2017.The funeral service will be held at 11:00am on May 4, 2017 at Glendale Presbyterian Church. Pastor Derek Jacobs of The Village United Methodist Church will be officiating. Visitation will be 6:00-8:00pm on May 3, 2017 at Laurel Land Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow the funeral at Laurel Land Memorial Gardens. Funeral...
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Rufus Dean Martin

January 15, 1930 - April 27, 2017

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John D. Pate

April 22, 1952 - April 26, 2017

John was born in Bartow, Florida on April 22, 1952. He happened to be the third of four children born to Berdelle Kendricks, his mother. John was the baby boy of the family and lived in Mulberry, Florida until he went to college. He attended college in Texas and pledged Omega Psi Phi Fraternity; he became an Omega there. He also met Dorothy Pate there, his first wife. John then graduated and went...
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Walter Ray Hartsfield

November 12, 1953 - April 26, 2017

Walter Ray Hartsfield was born in Dallas,Texas on November 12, 1953 to Ray Newman Hartsfield and Juanita V. Pruitt. He is survived by his wife Sandy Morgan Hartsfield, two children Eric Ray Hartsfield of May Pearl, Texas and Emily Dyan Johnson of Midlothian, Texas. Two sisters, Nita Nichols of Red Oak, Texas and Linda McCraw of Kemp, Texas. He has 6 Grandchildren.In lieu of flowers, memorial...
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Troy Dean Baughn

April 20, 1934 - April 25, 2017

Baughn, Troy Dean, 83 of Lancaster, Texas died April 25, 2017. A Graveside Service will be held on Monday, May 15, 2017 at 12:00 pm at Laurel Land Memorial Park, with a visitation from 11:00 am -12:00 pm.He was born April 20, 1934, in Blossom, Texas to Ocie and Raymond Baughn. He married Doris Ellen Weems on January 10, 1958. They were married for 46 years and had two birth children and...
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Elaine A. Gentry

August 30, 1945 - April 24, 2017

Was born on August 30, 1945 in Dallas, Texas to Dora Orlena and Jewell James Amos. Elaine passed away from this life on April 24, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas surrounded by her family. She is survived by her three daughters: Martha Moss, Monica Connelly and Marlenia Gent and husband Gregg, two grandchildren, Ryan and Sophia Connelly, sister, Doreen Hester, niece Kalena Crossley and husband Jeff. ...
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Elsie Marie Bond

August 15, 1940 - April 24, 2017

Elsie Bond, age 76, passed away on Monday, April 24, 2017, with family by her side at Trinity Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler, TX. She was a loving mother, doting grandmother and great grandmother, masterful seamstress and she truly loved fishing. Elsie is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law Pam and David Turbeville, Melinda “Mendy” and Jon Murphy, her loving sister and best...
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Anita Sandeford

October 20, 1922 - April 24, 2017

Died April 24, 2017 at home with family at her bedside. Preceded in death by husband of 39 years, W. E. Sandeford of Waxahachie. She was later married to Henry LoDuca in 1989 until his death in 2005. She is survived by 2 children; Neisha Young and husband Herschel and Kathy Post and her husband Paul; 3 grandchildren: Susie Magee and husband Curt, Dustin Bond (Deceased 2013), and Aaron Post and...
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Natalia Salinas

November 22, 1947 - April 24, 2017

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Kenneth Leroy Mims

May 25, 1960 - April 23, 2017

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Manuel Torres

October 18, 1964 - April 23, 2017

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Katheryn Overstreet

September 8, 1922 - April 22, 2017

On September 8, 1922, Katheryn Overstreet was born the twelfth child in Kaufman County to the late parents of Eli and Savannah Lewis Jackson. Katheryn received her elementary education in the Lawrence community public school. After moving to Terrell, Texas she attended Burnett High School. At an early age, she gave her life to Christ and united with the Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in Lawrence,...
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Audrey Pearline Rogers

May 15, 1924 - April 22, 2017

Audrey Pearline Rogers was born in Rocky Branch, Texas on May 15, 1924 to Nora Ethel (Rust) and Frances Virgil Smith. She went to be with the Lord on April 22, 2017 at the age of 92. She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 55 years, William Dewey Rogers, first born son, William Baylous Rogers, second son, Jackie Rogers and youngest son, Ronald Rogers.She is survived by her daughter,...
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Charles Wayne Mirick

November 20, 1932 - April 21, 2017

Charles Wayne Mirick, Sr, 84, of Dallas passed away on Friday, April 21, 2017 at his home. He was born in Bruceville on November 20, 1932 to the late Rurie A. and Sarah Smith Mirick.He attended Waco High School as well as Texas A&M where he received his Mechanical Superintendent Certification. Mr. Mirick worked for Burden Brothers Mechanical Contractors as well as International Construction...
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Mary Ellen Bowles

September 26, 1942 - April 20, 2017

Of Cedar Hill was born Sept 26, 1942 in Dallas, TX and passed away on April 20, 2017. She is survived by her son Thomas "Rick" Franklin and his wife, 4 grandsons and 5 great-grandchildren.
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Frank Wallace Carroll

January 14, 1939 - April 20, 2017

Frank Wallace Carroll, Jr. peacefully departed this life on April 20, 2017 at his home in Dallas, Texas after a long battle with cancer. He was born January 14, 1939 to Frank Wallace Carroll, Sr. and Daisy Wyatt Carroll in Richmond, Virginia. He was the oldest of three children. He is preceded in death by his parents and his grandson, Terrance Carroll. Frank was educated in the Chesterfield...
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Clark Ellis Beckner

January 10, 1957 - April 19, 2017

Clark Ellis Beckner, 60 fought a courageous battle against his cancer, but lost that battle on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 1:40 a.m. Clark continued to be strong and very optimistic throughout his treatment. Clark never met a stranger and was always ready to have a conversation with anyone. He loved playing golf and spending time with his family. On January 10, 1957 his parents were surprised...
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Georgia Mae White

May 23, 1933 - April 18, 2017

Georgia Mae (Vance) White Georgia was born in Dodd City, Texas on May 23, 1933 to the parentage of George Vance and Gussie Lee Bethem. She was the oldest of 3 children. She attended and played basketball for the Booker T. Washington Eagles in Bonham, Texas. On Tuesday, April 18, 2017, she yielded her spirit to God and entered a place of...
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Maggie Pauline Duarte

August 24, 1938 - April 18, 2017

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Wilmer Wallace Rogers

November 7, 1925 - April 18, 2017

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Bonnie Monroe

August 26, 1922 - April 18, 2017

Bonnie L. Monroe, age, 94, passed away peacefully on April 18, 2017 at Baylor University Medical Center Dallas. She was born August 26, 1922 in Megargel, Texas to Paul and Ida Kreiter. She married Milton Monroe in 1970 in Durant, Oklahoma. She owned and operated a grocery store and café in Seagoville, Texas from 1950-1970.She is preceded in death by her husband Milton Monroe, parents, 5...
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Martha Drucilla KIKER

May 3, 1927 - April 16, 2017

Martha Kiker went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Easter Sunday April 16, 2017 at the age of 89. She was born May 3, 1927 in Alba, Texas. She survived by her husband Billy Kiker; son Richard Kiker and wife Patty; daughter Teresa O’Steen and husband Jerry O’Steen; five granddaughters and four great-grandchildren. Martha was preceded in death by parents O.L. and Maggie...
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Delbert Walter Whitaker

March 19, 1919 - April 13, 2017

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Jose Manuel Olivo

November 3, 1955 - April 13, 2017

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Jody Resendez

December 9, 1959 - April 13, 2017

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Leon Simon

September 7, 1968 - April 12, 2017

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Bruce Waters

January 11, 1959 - April 12, 2017

Bruce Waters was born on January 11, 1959 in Los Angeles, California to Henry Homer Waters and Carrie (Edwards) Waters. Bruce matriculated from the Marion Public School System and later graduated from Marion High School “Class of 1977” in Marion, Louisiana. He later attended Grambling State University before joining the United States Navy Corp. Upon his discharge from the military,...
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Cindy Faught

December 1, 1957 - April 11, 2017

Cynthia Lynn Faught1957-2017 God lovingly and gently took Cindy in His arms and took her home to be with Him on April 11, 2017. We are so thankful that she will have no more pain or suffering as God has healed her completely. Cindy was born in Seminole, Texas to Roy and Dorothy Riley on December 1, 1957. She is survived by her best friend and husband of 25 years, Jerry Works; her son...
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Bobbie Jean Tribble

December 2, 1935 - April 10, 2017

Bobbie Jean Wilson was born December 2, 1935 in Bruce, Mississippi to Alice Ellen Chrestman Wilson (Ms. Ellen) and Robert Edward Wilson. The Wilson family called her Jean. The Tribble family and called her Bobbie. She had two brothers, Thomas Edward Wilson and Charles Tansel Wilson. Her parents and brothers preceded her in death. Bobbie died peacefully on Monday evening, April 10, 2017. ...
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Barbara Latham

November 27, 1934 - April 10, 2017

Barbara Latham was born November 27, 1934 to Retta and David Goodman in Savanna, Oklahoma. Barbara passed away on April 10, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. She graduated in 1953 from Crozier Tech High school, where was she named Football Princess during Homecoming Court. Barbara worked for the Federal Reserve Bank and she enjoyed playing tennis. She is predeceased by her husband, John Latham and...
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William E. Tillman

May 8, 1931 - April 9, 2017

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Jewel Dilleshaw

June 26, 1918 - April 9, 2017

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Isidro Maldonado Gonzalez

May 15, 1947 - April 9, 2017

Isidro M. Gonzalez, 79, passed away on Sunday, April 9, 2017. He was born on March 15, 1937.Family will receive friends at Laurel Land Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at Laurel Land Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Laurel Land Memorial Park.
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Lillian Mozell Mauck

December 30, 1933 - April 8, 2017

Lillian Mozell Mauck, 83, passed away on Saturday, April 8, 2017. She was born on December 30, 1933.A graveside service will be held on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at Laurel Land Memorial Park. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Laurel Land Funeral Home.
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Hilda Jean Helsem

March 12, 1926 - April 8, 2017

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Dorothy E. Curry

December 19, 1925 - April 8, 2017

A native of Dallas, Texas, Dorothy Elizabeth Dixon Curry was born on December 19, 1925, to the parentage of John Dixon and Viola Wright Dixon McGlinton Harrison. She was one of two children. Mrs.Curry was a charter member of First Christian Methodist Evangelistic Church where she served as a Stewardess. She received her B.A. Degree in Education from Texas College in Tyler, Texas. She moved to...
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John L. Anderson

November 19, 1956 - April 5, 2017

John L. Anderson, Jr. was born on November 19, 1956, in Houston, Texas to Lillie and John Anderson, Sr. He graduated from David W. Carter High School in 1975. He united with the Freedom Missionary Baptist Church in 1983 under the pastoral leadership of Rev. Dr. Mack T. Flemmings, Sr. He married Ruth Anderson on September 29, 1984, and they had two daughters. His children remember him as a driven...
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Miklos Sanders

November 14, 1948 - April 5, 2017

Miklos Sanders was born November 14, 1948 in Dallas, Texas as the only son of Roosevelt Sanders and Audrey Harlan. He was a graduate of J.N. Erving High School (Class of 1967) and excelled in athletics including football and tennis. Miklos went on to play football at Lincoln University (Class of 1973) where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology.Miklos was married June 2, 1973 and...
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Nancy A. Robinson

June 29, 1935 - April 5, 2017

Born June 29, 1935 to Hamilton Otto and Ella Lucas (Harvey) Smith. Graduated from New Cumberland High School in 1953 and received a Certificate of Preliminary Education from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 1955. She earned her Nursing Diploma in 1956 from the Harrisburg Polyclinic Hospital, and became a Registered Nurse in 1963. Nancy worked as an RN for forty years at Methodist Hospital...
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Robert Lee Green

May 31, 1988 - April 4, 2017

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Monroe Mayes

July 28, 1941 - April 4, 2017

Dr. Monroe Mayes Jr. 75 of Dallas, Texas, best friend and beloved husband to Mrs. Norma Elliott Mayes for 56 years, passed away peacefully at his home with his wife by his side on April 4, 2017 at 7:18 am. Monroe, was born in Mexia Texas, July 28, 1941, where he lived with his mother while waiting on the return of his father from WWII. He was allowed to attend Douglass Elementary, Mexia,...
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Shawn Ray Charles

June 22, 1971 - April 2, 2017

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Kathryn Burkhead Woodruff

January 6, 1925 - April 2, 2017

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

January 6, 1926 - April 1, 2017

Helen Ruth Chunn Gilmore, 91, was born Jan. 6, 1926 in Munday, TX. She went to Heaven April 1,2017 in Rockwall, TX. Helen is proceeded in death by daughter Cathy Malcomb & great grandson Dillon Howard, her parents Fred & Eva Chunn, 6 sisters & 1 brother. She is survived by son Bobbie Seabolt Jr, son-in-law James Malcomb, daughter Julie Howard & husband Luther Howard, 8...
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Doris L. KELLEY

July 30, 1933 - April 1, 2017

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

August 29, 1945 - March 30, 2017

Alicia Hidrogo Villarreal born August 29, 1945 - April 30, 2017, in Ojo Caliente, Zacatecas, Mexico to parents, Jesus Hidrogo and Ventura Rangel. A wonderful mother, loving grandmother, caring sister and amazing wife. Alicia was an active member of her community and avid volunteer at Wesley Rankin Community Center. She was a hard worker and strong motivator. There was nothing she couldn't...
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Tony Kirk Anderson

August 8, 1961 - March 30, 2017

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

September 21, 1990 - March 29, 2017

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

January 21, 1927 - March 28, 2017

James Vaughn Clark, 90, passed away peacefully on March 28, 2017 in Watauga.He leaves behind his wife of 65 years, Betty Clark; his son, David Clark and wife Brenda; His grandson, A.J. Todd and wife Jeannie; granddaughters, Jessica Maloy and Natalie Hamill, and several great grandchildren.He was preceded in death by his daughter, Donna Jean Todd.James was born in Sulphur Springs and grew up in...
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Bettye Ruth Carrington

December 24, 1932 - March 28, 2017

Bettye Ruth Carrington was born on December 24, 1932 in Houston, Texas to the parentage of the late Evans and Lillie Mae Jordan. Bettye attended Houston Independent School District and later attended Prairie View A&M University where she met Colonel Reginald Wendell Carrington. Bettye worked as the Director of Child Care of Dallas for 23 years. She served as the Chairman of Deaconess at the ...
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Izetta Reece Spencer

December 25, 1934 - March 28, 2017

Izetta Reece Spencer, 81, left her earthly home on March 28, 2017. She was a member of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship Church in Dallas, Texas, where she was an active member of the Silver Star. Izetta was born in Augusta, Texas, and was the youngest of four children born to the late Clifford and Reba Reece. Here two brothers, Clifford, Jr. and John L. also preceded her in death.Izetta (Zet), as she...
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Billie Marie Moomaw

July 27, 1928 - March 28, 2017

Billie Kennedy Moomaw “MiMi” entered her heavenly home on March 28, 2017. She was born on July 27, 1928 in Parsons, KS. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Robert G. Moomaw, Jr., and son William Moomaw. MiMi is survived by a son, Robert D. Moomaw, DVM and daughter in law, Terry Moomaw; her loving grandchildren and great grandchildren and other relatives and friends....
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Bertha Mae Fuller

February 8, 1940 - March 26, 2017

Bertha Mae Fuller was born February 8, 1940, in Marshall, Texas, to Conner Williams and Lucille Jernigan. She received her education from Lincoln School, and she joined the workforce as a young adult. Bertha was a domestic worker for private homes and schools. Bertha met and fell in love with Hoyt Milford Fuller, and on May 17, 1963 they were united in holy matrimony. Upon marrying Hoyt, Bertha...
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Doris Jean Wade

May 22, 1927 - March 26, 2017

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