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

Sylvia Blaine Carroll

October 2, 1930 - December 12, 2017

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

January 14, 1932 - December 10, 2017

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

October 29, 1936 - December 8, 2017

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Erma Joe Sweet

September 24, 1935 - December 8, 2017

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Viola M. Loller

October 23, 1933 - December 8, 2017

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

December 8, 1965 - December 7, 2017

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Encarnacion Refugio Garcia

November 6, 1949 - December 7, 2017

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

July 25, 1947 - December 6, 2017

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

June 27, 1935 - December 6, 2017

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

March 5, 1949 - December 6, 2017

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

October 1, 1954 - December 5, 2017

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Virginia Ruth Karr

August 16, 1922 - December 5, 2017

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Allan Curtis Turner

October 1, 1954 - December 5, 2017

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Francisco T. Gomez

September 24, 1923 - December 5, 2017

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

September 26, 1939 - December 4, 2017

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Richard Ray Mauk

February 9, 1927 - November 30, 2017

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David James Mitchell

January 7, 1965 - November 28, 2017

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Eva Cox Jackson

August 26, 1935 - November 28, 2017

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

November 18, 1931 - November 28, 2017

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Jay G. Hauteman

December 22, 1924 - November 27, 2017

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

January 2, 1952 - November 26, 2017

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Ora Dell Curtis

June 15, 1934 - November 25, 2017

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

May 7, 1966 - November 25, 2017

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

June 19, 1940 - November 22, 2017

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Ima Jean Earhart

March 12, 1931 - November 22, 2017

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Jimmy L. Patterson

August 19, 1949 - November 20, 2017

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Jimmy L. Patterson

August 19, 1949 - November 20, 2017

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Herbert Shelton

March 17, 1923 - November 19, 2017

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Baylor Scott and White Auxiliary, 2400 N. Hwy 35 East, Waxahachie, TX 75165 or UMW c/o Red Oak First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 25, Red Oak, TX 75154.
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Roberto Leon

February 13, 1977 - November 18, 2017

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Teresa Leon

June 22, 1980 - November 18, 2017

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Edwin Einar Carlson

June 11, 1926 - November 18, 2017

Edwin E. Carlson, age 91, of Dallas, Texas, died November 18, 2017. Born on June 11, 1926 in Philadelphia, PA. Service starting at 11:00, Thursday on November 30, 2017 at Church of the Incarnation, 3966 McKinney Ave. in Dallas.
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Elena Juarez

June 12, 1933 - November 17, 2017

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William Hayward Bradfield

December 9, 1949 - November 16, 2017

WILLIAM H. BRADFIELD was born on December 9, 1949 to the parentage of David and Viola Bradfield in Dallas, Texas. When Brad was 14 years of age, he went to live with his grandparents who were affectionately known as Mama Minnie and Grandpa Will. During those four years while living with them, they imparted good work ethics, education, family values and cooking. He graduated from Pinkston High...
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George Edward Boone

July 4, 1976 - November 16, 2017

George Edward Boone was born on July 4, 1976, in Dallas, Texas, to the parents of Ricky Jewett and Lee Ann Boone. He passed away on Thursday November 16, 2017, in Dallas, Texas. George had a passion for backyard mechanic, gardening and lawn work. He leaves to cherish his memories two children; Amethyst Nicole Ivie and Tristan James Boone, mother; Lee Ann Boone and Wayne Scott, and a host of aunts...
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Theodore M. Herring

April 15, 1941 - November 16, 2017

Dr. Theodore Herring, Jr., MD of Houston, beloved husband of Carmen Herring, for 17 years, passed away peacefully by the one he laughed with and lived for, and loved, on November 16, 2017.Herring was born on the 15th day of April, 1941, to parents, Mr. Theodore Herring Sr. and Mrs. Myra Elizabeth Herring Simpson. Both are deceased.Herring was born in Battle Creek, Michigan, where he lived most of...
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Geronimo Santos

May 19, 1951 - November 14, 2017

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Ernest Fant

March 25, 1942 - November 14, 2017

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Donald Ray Edwards

December 23, 1947 - November 14, 2017

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Floyd Frank Humphries

May 17, 1927 - November 14, 2017

Floyd Frank Humphries was born on May 17, 1927 in Long Beach, California. After suffering for several years with severe dementia, Floyd peacefully passed away on November 14, 2017 in Dallas, Texas.Floyd is preceded in death by his parents, Floyd K. and Mary Loveda Davis Humphries, and by his brothers, ElRay and Donn Melvin Humphries. Floyd is survived by his wife of almost 57 years, Gloria Don...
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Lucille Bradford

January 11, 1928 - November 14, 2017

Lucille Tidwell Bradford was born in Alto, Texas to Fred and Amie Tidwell. She attended Alto public schools and was a member of New Hope Baptist church where she accepted Christ at an early age. She united with Greater Emmanuel Baptist Church in the 1950s when she moved to Dallas. As a faithful member, she served in the senior choir, on the Pastor’s Aide Appreciation Committee, and in...
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Harlen Ross McCoy

November 30, 1946 - November 13, 2017

Harlen Ross McCoy Sr. , 70, passed away on November 13th in Nashville. He is survived by his loving wife Helen; his children Harlen Jr., Michael, Chris and helped raise Chad, Jennifer and Claudia; his brothers Drew, Maurice, and Larry; his grandchildren Clint, Michael Jr. and Cortney; and several nieces and nephews.Harlen was preceded in death by his parents Harlen Drew and Christine McCoy; his...
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Roberta Ann Montgomery

October 10, 1951 - November 13, 2017

Roberta “Baby” Ann MontgomeryOctober 10, 1951 - November 13, 2017 Robert Ann Montgomery went to be with her Lord and Savior on November 13, 2017 at the age of 66. Affectionately known as Baby, Roberta was the youngest of five siblings. Born October 10, 1951 in Los Angeles, CA, Roberta was a loving daughter, sister, wife, aunt and friend.Roberta “Baby” had an infectious...
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Thomas Ersell Smith

May 23, 1951 - November 12, 2017

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Doris Faye Griffin

April 12, 1949 - November 12, 2017

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Bruce Edward Sechrist

October 25, 1954 - November 11, 2017

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Bruce Edward Sechrist

October 25, 1954 - November 11, 2017

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Elizabeth Ann Mayers

April 4, 1932 - November 10, 2017

Elizabeth Ann Jackson Mayers passed away on Friday, November 10, 2017, leaving the confines of a failing mind and worn out body from the effects of dementia to be with the Lord. Elizabeth was born on April 4, 1932 in her grandparents’ home in Greenville, Texas to proud parents J.T. Jackson and Bebe Hopkins Jackson. Growing up, in addition to Greenville, she also lived in Del Rio,...
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Larry Ray Cook

July 21, 1940 - November 10, 2017

Larry Ray Cook, 77, of Arlington departed this life peacefully on November 10, 2017 at 5:30 a.m. at Arlington Memorial Hospital of Cancer. He was born on July 21, 1940 to the late Robert Lee and Mary Kathleen Dillon Cook. He was a very kind and gentle soul; he had a loving and generous heart, and was always putting a smile on everyone’s face. He is survived by his wife Patty Cook, son Kelly...
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Cleo Campbell

September 25, 1936 - November 10, 2017

Cleo Hicks Campbell was born September 25, 1936 in Carthage, Texas to Ralton and Elberta Hicks. Cleo was number four of five siblings born to this union.Cleo was united in marriage to William Campbell on December 12, 1959. They celebrated fifty-seven wonderful years of marriage loving each other until the end. Cleo was the mother of three daughters and three sons.Cleo was employed at Blue Cross...
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Rickie Melvin Horton

December 6, 1949 - November 9, 2017

Rickie Melvin Horton was born December 06, 1949 to his parents, Oretha and Rudolph Horton, Jr. in Dallas, Texas. Rickie passed away surrounded by his wife and children at his home on November 09, 2017. He worked and retired from Frito Lay. Rickie had a passion for wood working and loved to watch sports. He will be missed and loved by all. Rickie is survived by his wife, Lois Horton; sons, Jason...
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Ralph Allison

September 9, 1943 - November 8, 2017

Ralph Allison was born September 9th, 1943 in Fair Play, Texas to James and Wilka Lee Allison. He attended Sunset High School in Beckville, Texas. On February 18th, 1967, Ralph married Ms. Leona Conger. Through this union, they have a beautiful daughter, Amy Allison. Later on, Ralph married Etta Williams. Through this union, they have two beautiful daughters: Tiffany T. and Traci T. Allison.Ralph...
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Dorothy Mae Beaty

April 27, 1927 - November 8, 2017

Dorothy Mae Beaty was born on April 27, 1927 in Hughes Springs, Texas, and peacefully passed away on November 8, 2017, at age 90. Dorothy was a most loving, giving, sweet soul. She had worked as a part-time insurance clerk, but her true calling was as the caretaker of little ones in the church nursery. Dorothy watched over her little ones, and they were her little ones, for 63 years, finally...
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Gary Bruce Starnes

October 22, 1950 - November 6, 2017

Gary Bruce Starnes, 67, of Red Oak, Texas, passed away, Monday, November 6, 2017 at his home.Gary was born October 22, 1950 in Dallas, Texas to Floyd and Charlotte (Parish) Starnes. He graduated from Adamson High School in Oak Cliff, Texas. Gary was employed as a master plumber following in his father’s footsteps. He enjoyed working on cars and spending time with his family.Gary is survived...
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Robert E. Hill

September 24, 1932 - November 6, 2017

Robert Earl Hill died at 85, on November 6, 2017 peacefully at his home with his wife by his side.Robert was born September 24, 1932 in San Antonio Tx, to Earl Travis Hill and Louise Strickland Hill.In 1952 Robert Earl Hill graduated high school, He then enlisted in the US Air Force.He was married to Norma Miller on June 18, 1964.Robert Earl Hill is survived by his wife Norma Hill, his brother...
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Ronnie Lewis Marshall

December 9, 1952 - November 5, 2017

Ronnie (Ron) Lewis Marshall, 64, of Plano, Texas, passed away on November 5, 2017.Ronnie was born on December 9, 1952 in Los Angeles, California to Jimmy Lewis and Pearlie Beatrice Marshall. He went to high school at South Oak Cliff High School in Dallas, Texas, Class of 1972. Shortly after graduating high school, Ronnie joined the United States Navy and proudly served his country 4 years. After...
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Samuel Lee Thompson

November 16, 1941 - November 5, 2017

Surrounded by the love of his family and friends, God called Samuel Thompson home November 5, 2017. He will be remembered as a kind, caring, loving gentleman. He accepted Christ at an early age and was a God-fearing man. He was a member of Meadow Hill Baptist Church, where he served as Pastor from 1983 to 1999.All who had the privilege of knowing him, whether personally or professionally, can...
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Jessie Jo Haney

October 29, 1947 - November 3, 2017

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Martha Elise Fergeson

July 1, 1925 - November 3, 2017

Of Dallas, born July 1, 1925 in Wichita, KS. Passed away November 3, 2017 in Dallas, TX. Survived by son, Larry Winn; daughter, Lanel Welsby; grandchildren, Jason Winn, Daren Winn, Nicolas Mahoy, and Christina Parsons.
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Jessie Jo Haney

October 29, 1947 - November 3, 2017

Jessie Jo Haney of Dallas, Texas passed away November 3, 2017 peacefully from the arms of her loving family to the loving arms of her LORD. Born October 29, 1947 in Dallas, Texas to Sidney James Rawdon and Georgia Ruth Sims. She was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her loving husband of 15 years, Larry Haney. Also survived by her sister Ruth Ellis and husband Neal Ellis, and...
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Woodrow Woerner Merket

August 11, 1943 - November 2, 2017

Woody lost his battle with cancer on November 2, 2017. He was 74 years old. He was a charter member of Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 100. For decades he was the General Manager of Buck & Ruck Liquors and Jiffy Drive-In Groceries in Dallas. He is survived by his daughter, Melissa Renee Merket, brother, Jim Merket, cousin, Lauren Lynn Oznick and an extended family and friends . Woody was...
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Thomas Christopher Garcia

October 31, 1992 - November 1, 2017

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Tempia Maxine Harris

January 2, 1926 - November 1, 2017

Tempia Maxine Harris was born on January 2, 1926 to the late Ezell and Minerva Inglemon in Honey Grove, Texas (the sweetest little town in Texas). She passed away peacefully on November 1, 2017 at 4:14pm at the Town East Rehab. and Healthcare Center in Mesquite, Texas.Tempia accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior at an early age. She graduated from Brally High School in Honey Grove, Texas...
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Gilbert Charles Ruffin

July 3, 1957 - November 1, 2017

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Myrtle C. Roland

September 15, 1924 - October 31, 2017

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Willie Katherine Conner

July 27, 1925 - October 31, 2017

Willie Katherine Conner, age 92, passed away October 31, 2017. She was born on July 27, 1925 in Stephenville, TX. She was preceded in death by her parents, James Loren Day and Rachel Emily Lynch, silbings George Day, Retha Watkins, Doug Day, Edith Williams, Conley Day, Virginia Meyers, Lavetta Meyers, Margaret Lynch and three children, Jasper Conner, Gwen Scroggins and Oleta Conner. She is...
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Alice O. RILEY

November 7, 1917 - October 30, 2017

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Wanda Joy Norrell

January 24, 1933 - October 29, 2017

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Mary Alice McCallum

February 15, 1931 - October 28, 2017

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Shirley Ann Lopez

March 27, 1935 - October 27, 2017

Our witty, fun loving sister, aunt, and friend to many, went home to be with our Lord, Jesus Christ, October 27, 2017. Preceeded in death by parents, Pedro and Pauline Lopez; Brother, Thomas N Lopez; Great Nephew, Robert Thomas Stateson. Survived by: Sister, Eva Lopez Lindsey; Nieces, Laura Lindsey Stateson (Scott), Leslie Lopez Satarino (Sam) Cheryl Lopez; Nephew, Thomas (Tom) Lopez (Mary);...
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Georgia Ethel Cooksey

November 9, 1928 - October 27, 2017

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Lois J. Burns

October 31, 1931 - October 27, 2017

Minister Lois Jewell Burns, was born October 31, 1931 in Dallas, Texas to the late Ezekiel and Cleo Wilson-Bryant. She was the 3rd of four children. Her parents and siblings all preceded her in death. She attended Booker T. Washington High School in Dallas, Texas and later became self-employed as an Independent Realtor. Minister Burns accepted Christ into her life at an early age. She worked...
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Raymond Tipps

November 3, 1949 - October 26, 2017

Raymond Tipps, III, was born November 3, 1949, and passed away October 26, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents Raymond Tipps, Jr. and Lela Mae Jordan-Tipps; and his sister, Betty Rae Pipkin. Upon graduating from Roosevelt High School in 1967, Raymond held a variety of jobs before enlisting in the United State Army, where he served three consecutive tours of duty from 1972-1979. While...
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Myrtice N. Wilson

January 25, 1938 - October 26, 2017

Myrtice “Misty” Denman-Wilson passed away peacefully on October 26, 2017 at the age of 79. She was born in Dallas, TX on January 25, 1938 to mother, Neta Denman and father, Claude Denman. She graduated from Adamson High School and then started her business career, owning small dress shops and later entered into the hotel businesses. She would set up shops in the hotel and became...
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James Crawford Higginbotham

June 20, 1921 - October 25, 2017

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Ida Mae Neumann

May 1, 1919 - October 25, 2017

Age 98, passed away in Baytown, TX on Wednesday October 25, 2017. She was born on May 1, 1919 in Dallas, Texas. On June 17, 1955, she married Eugene C. Neumann, Jr. Ida devoted her life to taking care of her children as well as the children at the day care that she worked at for many years. She was preceded in death by both of her parents, eight siblings, her husband, and two grand children. She...
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Paulette Diane Caraway

January 14, 1971 - October 25, 2017

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Don Sellers

April 19, 1927 - October 24, 2017

Donald F. Sellers, Ph.D. born on April 19, 1927, died October 24, 2017. Don was a voracious seeker of knowledge with a personal touch. Don had a unique gift of connecting with everyone in a very special way. He adored all of his grandchildren and great grandchildren and was proud of every one of them. He was devoted to his wife, Betty, whom he cherished and adored. Most of all, he loved The Lord...
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Gabriel D. Moreno

March 24, 1948 - October 24, 2017

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Alsa Marie Gooch

December 17, 1922 - October 23, 2017

Alsa Marie Duncan Gooch was born December 17, 1922, the only child of Thomas Osborn Duncan and Lena Mae Beard Duncan. Alsa was born and raised in Dallas, in Oak Cliff, graduating from Sunset High School in 1940. She married Marvin Gooch, Jr., also a Sunset graduate, on September 5, 1942. Marvin enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps a month later, and served as an Air Force fighter pilot in the...
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Janice Cleveland

March 13, 1938 - October 23, 2017

Janice Louise Parr Cleveland was born to Linwood and Dorothy Parr in Dallas Texas on March 13, 1938. Janice was a great wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great great grandmother, sister and aunt. Janice had many friends, but her two best friends where Nina Newman and Pat Brumley. If you saw one of them you would usually see them all together. Mom and Pat called each other Lucy and...
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Alec Alvin Gallia

September 27, 1919 - October 20, 2017

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Mary Virginia Peppers

March 17, 1932 - October 20, 2017

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Albert James Johnson

March 25, 1934 - October 20, 2017

Mr. Albert Johnson was born in Marshall, TX to the parentage of Jesse Johnson and Adelaide Edwards Johnson. He was educated in the public schools of Marshall. Albert graduated from H.B. Pemberton High School in Marshall, TX.Albert served in the US Army in Germany, where his love for traveling began. He traveled throughout the U.S. and abroad. Albert accepted Christ at an early age at...
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Naomi Thigpen

January 29, 1921 - October 20, 2017

Naomi Thigpen, 96, of Dallas TX died on Friday, October 20, 2017. A viewing will be at Laurel Land Funeral Home in Oak Cliff on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 9 am followed by a funeral service at 10 am.Naomi was preceded in death by her husband, Louis W. Thigpen. She is survived by three children: Marilyn Brewer (Terry), Marsha Brown (Larry) and Jack W. Thigpen, grandchildren: Brad J. Tey, Craig A...
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Bobbie Jean Denwitty

January 4, 1941 - October 19, 2017

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Grady William McElhannon

April 12, 1938 - October 19, 2017

Grady William McElhannon, known as Bill (and affectionally as "Big Bill" to match his bigger than life personality) was born in Borger, Texas on April 12, 1938.He grew up in Nocona, Texas where he played football and was active in the Vocational Agricultural program at Nocona High School. He went on to Kemper Military Academy in Missouri to finish High School, play football and attend...
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Jesus Hernandez

April 10, 1943 - October 18, 2017

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Charles James Barnard Andrews

February 12, 1969 - October 16, 2017

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Mertie Leona Simmons

November 24, 1922 - October 16, 2017

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

July 5, 1912 - October 15, 2017

Ms. Gladys Harris, of Highland Park, MI passed away on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at the age of 105 in Dallas, Texas.She was born to Lovie May Jest and Bud Harris on July 5, 1912 in Russellville, KY. She grew up as the eldest of six and took care of her parents and siblings until they preceded her in death.Gladys came to Detroit at the age of 25 where she met and married Eddie Harrington. Gladys...
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Reuben Gaines

April 15, 1945 - October 15, 2017

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

October 17, 1927 - October 15, 2017

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

December 3, 1949 - October 14, 2017

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

November 3, 1933 - October 13, 2017

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

September 16, 1938 - October 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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David A. Walker

January 2, 1948 - October 10, 2017

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

December 11, 2010 - October 10, 2017

E.J. was a blessing to Crystal and Edward; after a tragic miscarriage and seeking several medical professionals for advice, it was not until Crystal and Edward met Dr. Jeffrey M. Thurston Dallas, Texas, who was not only a medical doctor but was also a PhD in Theology with a testimony and faith in God, that they were encouraged that they too could overcome their obstacles and conceive a child....
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Jack Charles Setty

February 9, 1956 - October 9, 2017

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

October 18, 1985 - October 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Willa B. Deadmon

April 22, 1922 - October 7, 2017

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