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

Eula Mae Nicholes-Havens

March 3, 1925 - July 22, 2016

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Eula Mae Havens

March 3, 1925 - July 22, 2016

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

August 23, 1936 - July 21, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Calvin Earl Seales

August 23, 1935 - July 21, 2016

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Shirley Jean Bouchum

September 1, 1948 - July 19, 2016

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Iris Marjorie Killough

December 27, 1915 - July 19, 2016

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

August 5, 1952 - July 17, 2016

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

January 16, 1947 - July 17, 2016

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Joseph L. Fiedler

December 19, 1935 - July 16, 2016

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

February 13, 1961 - July 16, 2016

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

November 10, 1929 - July 16, 2016

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

February 10, 1950 - July 15, 2016

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

August 13, 1922 - July 15, 2016

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

November 5, 1928 - July 15, 2016

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

August 3, 1929 - July 15, 2016

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

November 18, 1925 - July 13, 2016

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

March 13, 1940 - July 13, 2016

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

August 6, 1927 - July 12, 2016

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

August 26, 1938 - July 10, 2016

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

August 24, 1934 - July 10, 2016

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

December 20, 1932 - July 9, 2016

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

January 20, 1927 - July 8, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Lillie Mae King

July 4, 1956 - July 8, 2016

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Jessie Lee Wedgeworth Jones

January 20, 1927 - July 8, 2016

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

June 25, 1945 - July 7, 2016

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

October 9, 1947 - July 6, 2016

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Lorenza RAMIREZ

August 10, 1936 - July 6, 2016

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

May 30, 1932 - July 6, 2016

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

May 26, 1947 - July 5, 2016

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Beverly Ann Smith

March 9, 1951 - July 5, 2016

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

September 15, 1990 - July 4, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Claudene Elizabeth Harper

September 25, 1929 - July 4, 2016

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

July 10, 1943 - July 4, 2016

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

August 31, 1931 - July 4, 2016

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

July 14, 1942 - July 3, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Anne Byrd

January 27, 1920 - July 3, 2016

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

June 7, 1928 - July 3, 2016

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

March 10, 1918 - July 2, 2016

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Marjorie Wynette Lewis

February 10, 1927 - July 1, 2016

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

November 9, 1952 - June 30, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Vernon Doyle Whipple

November 11, 1938 - June 30, 2016

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

October 11, 1933 - June 29, 2016

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

May 9, 1980 - June 26, 2016

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Ernesta Cortaza Brandenburg

July 23, 1925 - June 26, 2016

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

June 3, 1927 - June 26, 2016

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

December 24, 1929 - June 26, 2016

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

September 19, 1917 - June 25, 2016

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

September 19, 1917 - June 25, 2016

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

October 10, 1914 - June 25, 2016

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Wanda Loleta Craig

April 10, 1927 - June 25, 2016

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Juan Garcia

December 9, 1955 - June 24, 2016

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

December 31, 1963 - June 23, 2016

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Tommie C. Moore

July 8, 1933 - June 23, 2016

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Tammy Dana Pena

July 3, 1990 - June 22, 2016

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Helen Sturges Anderson

July 20, 1928 - June 22, 2016

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

May 19, 2016 - June 21, 2016

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Florence Jean Floyd

September 6, 1930 - June 20, 2016

Florence Jean Burden Floyd, born September 6, 1930 in Detroit, Michigan, passed away at home after a long battle with cancer on June 20, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie (Bill) Virgil Floyd and a daughter Linda Joyce Floyd. Also preceding her in death were her parents, Ray Burden and Notie Davis Burden and her two brothers, Garner Burden and Harold Burden. She is survived by...
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Margaret Grisby Monette

July 4, 1948 - June 20, 2016

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Gerald Lynn Beam

November 19, 1947 - June 20, 2016

Gerald Lynn Beam, Sr. age 68, passed into the arms of Jesus on June 20, 2016. Gerald was born on November 19, 1947 to John and Edna Beam. He worked at 24 Hour Towing in Lancaster for 20 years. He married his loving wife Bertie in 1978, and they made their home in Lancaster.He leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife Bertie, one son Gerald Beam, Jr. two daughters Stacie Weeks and Heather Maum,...
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Ingrid W. Ogle

June 18, 1941 - June 20, 2016

Ingrid Waltraud Kaksch OgleIngrid was born on June 18th, 1941 in the Sudetenland region of Czechoslovakia. Her family was forcefully immigrated to West Germany during WWII, finally settling near Frankfurt in a small town called Biblis. Ingrid was raised by her maternal grandparents. Her father died during the war and her mother was forced to work to help support the family. Ingrid told of...
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Lessie Albert Wilson

September 19, 1941 - June 20, 2016

Lessie Albert Wilson, of Dallas, Texas, passed away on Monday, June 20, 2016 at the age of 74. Lessie was born to his parents Lonnie Albert and Ima Lillie Wilson on September 19, 1941 in Mineola, Texas. He grew up with four sisters, Dalphine L. Smith, Anita F. Baker, Geraldine Miller and Janice Wilson. Lessie married Doris M. Smith in 1966, and the couple had two sons.Lessie is survived by his...
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Mildred E. Chandler

September 20, 1913 - June 20, 2016

Mildred E. Chandler, 102 of Dallas passed from this earth on June 20, 2016. She was a long time resident of Oak Cliff, and a member of The Oak Cliff Methodist Church.She was preceded in death by her husband S.T. “Tinsley” Chandler, Jr., and her parent Jacob E and Adelaide (Wilson) Evans. Mildred is survived by niece Judy G. (Evans) Milby and her husband Bobby, nephew Bryce Edward...
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Mertis Reed

October 24, 1938 - June 19, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Robert Charles Bomar

September 17, 1935 - June 18, 2016

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Juanita Bennie Jacobo

November 20, 1925 - June 18, 2016

We hear the words "there is nothing greater than a mothers love". Along with that, is the great sadness of losing one's mother. The family has been greatly saddened by the loss of our mother, BENNIE JUANITA PINO JACOBO. She greatly loved her six children, 12 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren, each very important to her. She lost her mother when she was young and was raised...
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Roselia Cendejas

April 16, 1953 - June 18, 2016

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Wenda Ruth

December 19, 1950 - June 17, 2016

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Fletta Lois Burroughs

September 23, 1930 - June 15, 2016

Fletta Burroughs, lifelong resident of Dallas, a graduate of Crozier Tech High School 1948, died on June 15, 2016 after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer. She is survived by her four children – Jayne Fontenot; Gail Gieseking; Glen Burroughs; Ginger Milligan and their spouses; her 11 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. Services will be held at the Church of the Incarnation on Tuesday,...
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Manuel Gonzalez

September 17, 1963 - June 15, 2016

Our beloved Manuel Gonzalez Jr., age 52 of Dallas, TX passed away June 15th, 2016. He was born on September 17th, 1963 in Brownsville, TX. He served his country in the United States Army and Air Force Reserves and was a graduate of Texas A&M University. He loved soccer and to bring joy into other people’s lives. Manuel is survived by his parents, Manuel Gonzalez and Rosario Gonzalez...
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Mary H. Brown

November 1, 1935 - June 14, 2016

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Chris Sullivan Jordan

August 6, 1924 - June 14, 2016

Dr. Chris Jordan(August 6, 1924 - June 14, 2016) Dr. Chris Jordan passed away peacefully on Tuesday June 14, 2016. A Funeral Service celebrating his life will be held at Laurel Land Funeral Home and Cemetery in Dallas on June 24, 2016. Visitation will be held on Thursday the 23rd from 5:00 – 7:00 PM at Laurel Land. A Military burial will follow the service on Friday at 2:00. Arrangements...
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Jack Rufus Turner

February 12, 1942 - June 14, 2016

Jack R. Turner Jr. went to be with the Lord on June 14, 2016 at 9:10 a.m. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Isabel Turner. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife Patsy of 54 years, two sons Jack III and Tim and one daughter Jill. five grandsons Justin, Nathan, Brandon, Richard and Rylan, three nephews Ed, Ken, and Rick, two nieces Lisa and Amy. Jack loved the outdoors...
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Nellie Collene Dlabaj

November 1, 1935 - June 14, 2016

Collene "Coco" Wyatt Dlabaj Born November 1, 1935 in Kirkland, Texas, met her Lord & Savior JESUS on June 14, 2016 in Dallas, Texas surrounded by her family as she had been during the last months of her life. Today, she is free to be all God has called her to be. She was a long time member of The Oaks Baptist Church in Grand Prairie (formerly known as The First Baptist Church of...
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Alton Gilmore

May 19, 1969 - June 13, 2016

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Vernon E.J. Cookson

November 2, 1923 - June 13, 2016

Mr. Vernon E.J. Cookson, age 92 longtime resident of Duncanville, Texas passed away on Monday June 13, 2016 in Robstown, Texas. Born on November 2, 1923 in Brighton, England, Vernon was a longtime business owner of several business ventures including a transmission shop and real estate agency. He was avid lover of music, he loved songs by Elvis Presley and the Beatles. He is preceded in death...
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Bobby Gene Roden

April 25, 1935 - June 12, 2016

Bobby Roden went home to be with the Lord on June 12, 2016. He is preceded in death by his wife Patsy Jean Roden ,Brother Roger Shubert, Brother Roy Junior Roden and Son Danny Roden. He is survived by his two Sons and Daughter-in-laws, Billy and his wife Gail and Joey Roden and his wife Anja and Brother Benny Shubert.Grandchildren: Michael and Sara Roden, Rob Neilson and Kristyn Summerlin, Great...
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Katherine Cowan Hall

September 27, 1947 - June 10, 2016

Katherine Cowan Hall, 68, formerly of Lubbock, TX died peacefully on Friday June 10, 2016 after a 2 year battle with cancer.Funeral Service: 2:00 pm, Wednesday, June 29, at Laurel Land Funeral Home, 6000 S. RL Thorrnton Freeway, Dallas.Friends and family hour (visitation): 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm, June 28, at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home, 5725 Colleyville.Kathy was born on September 27, 1947 to JR...
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Faydra Aileen Simons

December 25, 1920 - June 10, 2016

Faydra Aileen Simons, 95, of Oklahoma City joined her beloved family members in heaven June 10, 2016. Faydra was a Christmas Baby, born on December 25, 1920 in Delight, AR to Willie Lee and Clara Blakely. Raised in Dallas, Faydra eloped to marry George B. Simons on July 14, 1938 in Rockwall, Texas. An early entrepreneur, she founded her own lumber yard, residential construction company and...
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Joey Andre Gray

April 20, 1982 - June 9, 2016

Joey Andre` Gray the son of Veronica L. Gray and Joey Andre` Fondren by birth, The official father Ulando V. Rainey whom raised Joey all his childhood and adult years.Joey was born April 20,1982 in Harvey, Illinois. Joey Gray attend Franklin and Lakeview Elementary school. Carter Jr. High and Oakland Technical high school. Joey accepted Christ at an early age. He loved spending time with his...
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Beatrice Medina

September 6, 1924 - June 9, 2016

Beatrice R. Medina, age 91, peacefully passed away at her home in Desoto, TX on June 9, 2016. She was born in Dallas, TX on September 6, 1924. She is preceded in death by the love of her life, Eusebio (Pete) E. Medina Sr. She is survived by children Herlinda Wilkerson, Eusebio (Ernest) E. Medina Jr. and David Medina; seven grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Beatrice loved spending time in...
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Doris Ann Andrews

May 20, 1952 - June 8, 2016

Dee Dee Andrews was born on May 20, 1952, in Dallas, TX to the late Howard and Robbie Nell Andrews. She was raised with three siblings. She graduated from Madison High School in 1970 and also as part of a dual program, she graduated from Rutherford Business College in 1970. From there, she went on to establish her career as an accountant and personnel manager. She was the proud parent of one...
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Clarissa Simon

April 5, 1927 - June 7, 2016

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Bria Nicole Miles

February 22, 2016 - June 7, 2016

On Feb 22 2016 at 1:05 pm Baby Bria was born and truly blessed this family with love. A happy baby that loved hugs and kisses. Bria will truly be missed leaving her big sister Jade and parents Mary & Andrew. Not a moment goes by that you are not missed Bria Baby, our little angel we love you!
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Tiffany A. Flowers

August 23, 1976 - June 7, 2016

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

June 27, 1938 - June 7, 2016

Donald B. “Don” Norris, age 77, passed away on June 7, 2016 in Dallas. Don was born June 27, 1938 to William Clifford and Nita (Brown) Norris in DeKalb, Alabama. He joined the United States Marines in 1955 and served until 1957. Soon after he was released from the Marines, he married Peggy Blackshear on November 29, 1957 and they made their home in Oak Cliff. Don spent time working as...
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Phillip Gordon Busby

August 19, 1934 - June 7, 2016

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

March 13, 1920 - June 7, 2016

Oretha Horton was born on March 13, 1920 to Phebe and Roy Clounch and she passed away from this life on June 7, 2016. She is preceded in death by the love of her life, Rudolph Melvin Horton, Jr. and her two daughters, Martha Louise Graham and Neta Jo Witherspoon. Oretha loved working in the yard, going on road trips and most of all she loved her family. She is survived by her two sons, Rickie...
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Ellawayne Lewis

September 10, 1921 - June 6, 2016

LEWIS, Ellawayne Newland-Ellawayne Lewis, 94 passed away peacefully Monday, June 6, 2016. Celebration of Life: 12 p.m. Monday, Dallas, Texas at Laurel Land of Dallas. Ellawayne was born Gatesville, Texas and spent her adult life in Dallas where she and her husband owned a hardware store. She enjoyed spending her time with friends and was founding member at Christian Center of Mesquite. She...
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Beatrice Olean Adams

March 23, 1933 - June 4, 2016

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

April 17, 1952 - June 3, 2016

Raymond (April 17, 1952 - June 3, 2016) passed away peacefully after a life full of fun,adventure, and happiness. A charming and witty man with a love of music, Raymond is survived by his mother and six siblings; his beloved Yolanda; his four children - Valerie and husband James Jones, Raymond and wife Sharon, Monica and husband David Polanco Jr.,and loving daughter Stephanie; and his eighteen...
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Michael Anthony Chism

July 2, 1957 - June 3, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Hazel Sasser

April 11, 1917 - June 3, 2016

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John Hackler Summers

April 8, 1933 - June 2, 2016

John H. Summers, peacefully passed away at the Willow Bend Nursing Home in Mesquite, TX on 2 June 2016. He was born 8 April 1933, in Oklahoma City, OK to Talmage T. Summers of Mineral Wells, TX & Jessie Fuller of Abbott, Arkansas. He is preceded in death by his mother & father, his wife Marie Henderson, his daughter Tina Marie, his brothers Herman & James “Fuller”...
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Gerald David Willingham

April 1, 1954 - June 2, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Gerald David Willingham

April 1, 1954 - June 2, 2016

Gerald “David” Willingham, 62, of Tyler, died peacefully on Thursday morning of natural causes. David was a 17-year resident of Breckenridge Village of Tyler. A believer in Jesus, David was a former member of First Baptist Church of Dallas, and a current member of Green Acres Baptist Church of Tyler.Born in Dallas, Texas, April 1, 1954, David grew up in Oak Cliff with his two older...
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Elsenia Slosn

May 24, 1935 - June 1, 2016

Alsenia Sloan, born May 24, 1935 met her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on the glorious afternoon of June 1, 2016Alsenia was preceded in death by her parents Peter and Odessa Washington, her husband Booker T. Sloan, her sister Johnnie Lou Washington and by her daughter Cynthia Williams.Alsenia had a heart of gold. She always had a pleasant smile and a joyful spirit. She enjoyed talking to people...
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Richard Lynn Smith

August 3, 1952 - June 1, 2016

Richard Lynn Smith, 63, of Grand Prairie, passed away on Wednesday June 1, 2016. Richard was born on August 8, 1952 to Robert Smith and Ruby (Huse) Smith in Dallas. Richard grew up in Oak Cliff, graduating from Kimball High School in 1970.Richard worked as a Systems Engineer, most recently with Monitronics of Dallas. He played Guitar for a local band, W. C. Fields Memorial Bluz Band. He tried...
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Olga Rodriguez

April 9, 1939 - June 1, 2016

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

June 17, 1945 - June 1, 2016

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

August 24, 1933 - May 31, 2016

Robert Henry Britt, 82 of Tioga, TX passed away on May 31, 2016. Robert was born in Seminole, Oklahoma on August 24, 1933 to the parentage of Elsie and Ploma Britt. Later in life he married Fusako “Jean”, both were married for 61 years. Robert enjoyed fishing, cooking, playing cards with family and friends and working with his hands. He helped many by repairing things for them. One...
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