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

Mary Jones

April 21, 1922 - January 27, 2015

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

August 8, 1928 - January 27, 2015

Jefferson Elmore Ward, 86. Died on January 27, 2015. He leaves his precious wife of 44 years, Monty Ward, sons Ronnie and Randy Ward, Kirk, Kent, Neal, and David McCraw. He also leaves 10 beautiful grandchildren, along with many close friends! He was born in Hope Arkansas, son of Elmore and Edith Ward. Jeff resided in Dallas for many years and was a long time member of Cliff Temple Baptist Church...
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Earl Wallace Commons

September 23, 1943 - January 26, 2015

Earl Wallace Commons of Desoto, TX, was born September 23, 1943, in McKinney, TX and passed away January 26, 2015, in Dallas, TX. Earl was preceded in death by his father, Virgil Commons, and his brother, Mike Commons. He was survived by his wife of 44 years, Patricia Brown Commons (Pat); his mother, Gladys Commons; son, Chad Commons; daughter, Lori Garza and husband, Jesse; two grandsons,...
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Joyce Willene REESE

November 25, 1930 - January 25, 2015

Joyce Willene Allen Reese was born on 11.25.1930 in Dallas County Texas to George and Vera Allen and was their only child. She attended and graduated from Adamson High School in Dallas. She is survived by her son, Keith Reese of Siloam Springs, Arkansas and his wife, Kaye. 3 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Joyce was married to William David Reese. She had two children Wiliam “David...
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Lida PRATLEY

December 31, 1925 - January 24, 2015

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

August 8, 1926 - January 22, 2015

Audean Beckham has gone home to be with the Lord. Because she was a devout Christian, she had no fear of death. She was born in Fairland, Oklahoma in 1926. During WWII she completed RN training at Methodist Hospital, and she loved nursing and caring for others. She was preceded in death by her husband of 39 years, Ernest Beckham. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. Her life...
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Jeannette Sharon Osteen

September 4, 1940 - January 20, 2015

Osteen, Jeannette Sharon, 74 passed away Jan. 20th. She was born September 4, 1940 in Detroit, Michigan. She was married to John A. Osteen of Maypearl, TX. for 56 years. She had 3 children, Cynthia A. Osteen (Klein), Tanya G. Osteen (Pollan)(deceased), and Hardy A. Osteen. She has 2 granddaughters, Hannah J. Klein (Jaral) and Emily J. Klein. She has 2 great-grandchildren, Wanda M. Jaral and...
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Janice Monk

June 15, 1924 - January 20, 2015

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

February 10, 1944 - January 20, 2015

In Loving Memory-Norma Kaye Hernandez-Feb. 10, 1944-January 20, 2015Norma was born in Stockton, California to Myron and Hugh Snodgrass. She graduatedfrom Texas Tech University with a teaching degree. She was married to Jose AntonioHernandez for close to 33 years. She touched the lives of many children as a teacherat St. Elizabeth Catholic School in her early career and as a substitute teacher...
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Jackie Doyle Smith

November 10, 1935 - January 19, 2015

Jackie “Jack” Doyle Smith, 79, passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones at his residence in Barry, Texas on Monday, January 19, 2015.Jack was born November 10, 1935 in Payne Springs, Texas to Tom and Johnnie Smith. He graduated from Eustace High School in 1953 and served for the United States Marine Corp from 1956-1960. Jack worked for several glass and mirror companies,...
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Fannie Mae Freeney

October 25, 1921 - January 19, 2015

Our beloved, Mother, Grandmother, and Great Grand-Mother has left this earthly tabernacle on January 19, 2015 and returned to her home not made by man, with her Heavenly Father. Fannie Mae Punch Freeney was born October 25, 1921 to her parents Nathaniel Punch and Rena Attaway in Rusk, Texas. Fannie being reared in the Cherokee County area, later moved to Dallas, Texas to began a life full of...
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Wanda Lee CARUTH

August 4, 1925 - January 18, 2015

Passed on January 18, 2015 in Dallas,Tx. Wanda was born in Dallas, Tx. August 4, 1925. She is survived by her c h i l d r e n; s o n , V i n c e and wife Diana C a r u t h a n d daughter, Lynette Byers.Grandchildren; Drew Caruth and Chase and wife Amanda Caruth, Brooke Gladkin and Brenda Byers.Great Grandchildren; Jocelynn Troxell and Graham Caruth.
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Marie G Miller Erhard

September 16, 1921 - January 18, 2015

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

January 20, 1929 - January 18, 2015

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

May 22, 1930 - January 18, 2015

Loyce Sharpe 84 passed away in McKinney, TX Leaving to cherish her great memories are her three children: Glenda Pinkston (James), Sandra Higgins (Michael Sr.), and William Hubacek (Debbie)Grandchildren: Col. Brian Pinkston MD, Michael Higgins Jr., Christopher Pinkston, Ryan Higgins, Kasha O’Neill, Loyce Pickett, and Paige Hubacek , and eleven Great Children
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Mildred E. THOMPSON

May 5, 1926 - January 17, 2015

Mrs. Thompson was born in Pineville, KY to the parents of Fred and Ethel Hendrickson on May 5, 1926. Passed away January 17, 2015 at Grace Presbyterian Village.She is survived by son, Gary Thompson; daughter, Sharon Broadwater; son, Michael Thompson; daughter, Elizabeth Pickering and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
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Lionel D. Garza

December 11, 1949 - January 17, 2015

Lionel D. Garza passed into glory on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at the age of 65. He is survived by his loving wife of forty-three years, Angelica, and his three children, Thomas, Steven (Monica) and Theresa. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Thomas Michael, Adrienna, Isaiah, Sarai, Juan, Joseph, and Jacob, four brothers, and one sister. He is preceded in death by his Mother (Hortencia),...
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Carroll Wayne Godwin

September 9, 1934 - January 14, 2015

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

January 9, 1943 - January 14, 2015

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

November 26, 1955 - January 14, 2015

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

October 1, 1942 - January 12, 2015

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

June 25, 1926 - January 11, 2015

Stella L. Beasley – ObituaryJune 25, 1926 – January 11, 2015Stella L. Beasley, age 88, of Dallas, TX went home to be with the Lord on January 11, 2015. Stella was born June 25, 1926 in Centralia, OK...
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Pebbles Murrell

December 3, 1963 - January 11, 2015

Pebbles Stegman Murrell, 51, passed away peacefully after a long, courageous battle with cancer on January 11, 2015.Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, January 14, at 12:00 PM at Laurel Land in Dallas.  Visitation...
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Norvel Merl Davis

July 13, 1928 - January 11, 2015

Norvel M. (Buck) DavisPassed away January 11th, surrounded by three of his favorite people, his grandchildren.He was born on July 13, 1928, in Cedar Hill Texas to Norvel and Arment Davis.Married to his high school sweetheart...
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Helen Francis SIMMONS

July 10, 1931 - January 10, 2015

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

May 22, 1929 - January 9, 2015

Theresa Jo CooperMay 22, 1929 – January 9, 2015 Theresa “Jo” Cooper, age 85, peacefully left our world surrounded by her family on Friday, January 9, 2015, at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas due to complications...
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Edward M. POLAN

August 7, 1928 - January 9, 2015

Mr. Edward M. Polan 85, of DeSoto TX born August 7, 1928 in Bastrop, LA, passed away on January 9, 2015 in Dallas TX. In lieu of flower please make donations to First Christian Church of Lone Oak TX
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Walter WEISS

November 23, 1922 - January 8, 2015

Walter Weiss, age 92, died at Methodist Charlton Hospital on January 8, 2015. He was born November 23, 1922, in St. Louis to the late Albert and Rose Newman Weiss. He graduated from Soldan High School in St. Louis in 1940. He then graduated from The School of Horology Watch Repair Academy and then worked for two years for a major jewelry store.Walter was a member of what has been called &ldquo...
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Ronald J. Johnston

July 27, 1943 - January 8, 2015

Ronald John Johnston was born July 27th 1943 in Perth Amboy New Jersey, he was raised by his grandmother Elizabeth Kane and lived in New Jersey until he was 30 years old, he then moved to Texas.He was a strong man with a good heart and spirit.He loved his family dearly. He is survived by his wife Margaret Johnston daughters; Tracey and son in law Matthew Jordan, daughter Deborah and son Philip...
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Marilyn A. MOULTON

July 29, 1922 - January 7, 2015

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

May 7, 1942 - January 5, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Mem Park - Dallas, Dallas, TX.
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Robert Lynn Bolton

February 25, 1945 - January 5, 2015

"Bobby" was born on February 25,1945 in Dallas, TX at Methodist Hospital, graduated from Kimball High School where he played the saxophone in the marching band and later played in a jazz band.Retired, he worked in construction as an iron worker and welder alongside his brothers and father in the family business.He was honored to be a 32° MasonHe was baptized at 12 years of age at...
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William Dulaney

July 21, 1920 - January 5, 2015

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

June 22, 1931 - January 5, 2015

Gerogia Lee Perez of Lancaster, TX. Born June 22, 1931 in Austin, TX. passed away January 5, 2015.She was preceded in death by husband, Ysidro Perez, mother Maria Sanchez, daughters; Susan Rosenthal and Carmen Briones, and son John Paul Perez..She survived by daughters; Rosary Tamayo and Rebecca Wallace, sons Joe Perez and Steve Perez, 15 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great...
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Joyce Ruth Berges

July 27, 1932 - January 5, 2015

Joyce Berges age 82 of Desoto; TX was born July 27, 1932 in Donaldsonville, LA. She passed away peacefully at home Monday January 5, 2015 surrounded by her loving husband Arthur of 56 years.Joyce and Arthur owned and operated Custom Decals, Inc. from 1975 until they retired in 2010. Joyce was a devoted, loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was very proud of her family and loved being Nana...
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Marilyn Ruth McDonald

March 31, 1937 - January 4, 2015

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Donald Glenn Jennings

September 30, 1947 - January 4, 2015

Donald "Don" Glen Jennings. Born September 30, 1947 in Dallas, TX. He was a resident of Hillsboro, TX. After a courageous battle with cancer, Don passed away peacefully on January 4, 2015 with family and friends at his side.He was one of two children born to the late William and Elois Jennings and was the beloved husband of Sylvia Louise Jennings for over 45 years. Don will forever be...
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Bryan Riley Williams

January 1, 1983 - January 2, 2015

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

November 5, 1967 - January 2, 2015

It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of their beloved daughter, granddaughter, sister, niece and cousin, Shelene WalkerShelene passed away on January 2, 2015 following a lengthy battle with lupus. She is survived by her parents Helen & James Allen; Grandmother Lenora B.Knight and a host of siblings, Aunts , Uncles and cousins. Shelene was predeceased by her father,...
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Bryan R. Williams

January 1, 1983 - January 2, 2015

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Patricia R. McLelland

September 17, 1946 - January 1, 2015

Patricia Ruth McLelland, known to her family as “Pat” and to her friends as “Trish”, died unexpectedly on January 1, 2015, after a brief illness. She graduated from Sherman High School and received bachelor and master’s degrees from the University of North Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harvey Hall and Ruby Nell Hall. She is survived by her...
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Robert Eugene Hill

February 25, 1932 - January 1, 2015

Robert E. Hill, age 82, passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his loving family on January 1, 2015 in Rowlett, Texas. Born to I.V. and Maude Hill on February 25, 1932 in Caddo, TX. He married Bobbie F. Cantrell in 1953, and they had 5 children. Bobbie preceded him in death in July, 1982. He married Priscilla (Patti) Pierce in 1987, she preceded him in death in July, 2012. Robert...
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Margaret L. Eidson

May 18, 1924 - December 31, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Gustine Mcdaniel HUBER-OLIVER

November 24, 1930 - December 31, 2014

Gustine McDaniel Huber- OliverNovember 24, 1930- December 31, 2014Gustine Huber- Oliver died of natural causes on the morning of December 31,2014. She had been fighting lung cancer for several years . She was born inLubbock, TX., on November 24, 1930, to Orville and Elsie McDaniel, and laterwelcomed two brothers Henry and Alvin.In 1950 Gustine married Robert L. Huber, Sr., from Lubbock, and had...
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Gretta Alana Pfeil

May 24, 1930 - December 31, 2014

Gretta Alana Pfeil passed away peacefully on December 31, 2014 at the age of 84. Funeral Service: 10 am, Monday, Jan. 5, 2015 at Laurel Land. Visitation: 12-2 PM Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015.
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John E. Hawley

January 11, 1932 - December 31, 2014

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

February 15, 1919 - December 30, 2014

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

November 5, 1931 - December 30, 2014

John passed away in the morning of December 30. He was born November 5, 1931 in Dallas, Texas. His parents were Esther Henderson Slay and Frank Conley Slay. His schooling began at Mrs. Bender’s preparatory classes, then Rosemont Elementary School, and Sunset High school. John graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1951. While serving in the US Air Force during the Korean War he...
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Billie Louise Lee

March 10, 1920 - December 29, 2014

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

March 11, 1921 - December 29, 2014

Letha Marie Smith Bennett, age 93, was born in Wilson, Oklahoma on March 11, 1921 to Edgar and Nettie Lee Smith. She joined her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on December 29, 2014 in Copperas Cove, Texas while surrounded by family.A life-long resident of Dallas, Texas, Letha was a consummate mother and homemaker. She was an excellent cook and enjoyed preparing meals for her family and friends. ...
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Rudolph Amato

February 1, 1923 - December 29, 2014

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

March 20, 1931 - December 28, 2014

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Luis Rey Renteria

September 6, 1988 - December 28, 2014

Now I lay me down to sleep,I pray the Lord my soul to keep;if I die before I wake,I pray for the Lord my soul to take. Amen
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James Grover Ferguson

September 18, 1938 - December 28, 2014

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Annie Bell Linville

June 19, 1923 - December 27, 2014

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Norman Shaw

April 1, 1931 - December 27, 2014

The Rev. Norman Shaw was born April 1, 1931 in Webster County Mississippi to the parentage of Mrs. Maudie Daniels Shaw and Mr. Casandrew (Sam) Shaw. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Mary Etta, two daughters, Mrs. Lucille Hardeman and Patricia Carol Shaw; also by three brothers and two sisters.Rev. Shaw retired from the U.S. Army in 1968 after more than 20 years of service. He was...
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Juanita Darley

July 27, 1930 - December 26, 2014

Juanita Redmond Darley born July 27,1930,the daughter of W.E.(Bill) Redmond and Evie I. Miller Redmond,both deceased,stepmother of 55 years, Helen Marshman Redmond ,entered God's Holy Kingdom on Friday December 26,2014. She had resided in Rowlett,TX 20 years. She is also preceded by a stillborn sister and her brother and sister-in- law,Robert and Betty Redmond of Eustace,Tx.She grew up in the...
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Ima Mae EVANS

March 27, 1932 - December 26, 2014

Ima Mae Evans was born in Brice, Texas, March 27, 1932 to Louis Herman and Gertrude Martha Elizabeth Pierot. Her father was a farmer and carpenter.Her parents moved the family to Dallas in 1949 where he helped build a house on Dutton Drive in Oak Cliff. Ima lived in that house until just a couple of years ago when she moved to Duncanville to be closer to her sister Carolyn and Brother-in-Law...
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James Dulworth

June 5, 1930 - December 26, 2014

James M Dulworth passed away on December 26,2014.Survived by wife, Evelyn C Dulworth: daughter, Sue Ellen Showler: son, John Alan Dulworth ; two sisters; Eddie Lee Dulworth and Noma Loftin, granddaughter, Kristi M. Foster and great-grandchildren Arianna and Aiden.
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Tressie C. Whitaker

February 18, 1942 - December 23, 2014

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Elizabeth Williams

October 28, 1927 - December 22, 2014

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Mary Ann Purdy

February 2, 1934 - December 21, 2014

Mary Ann Eason Purdy passed away on December 21, 2014 at the age of 80.Viewing will be held at 10:00 A.M. and Funeral Service at 11:00 A.M. on January 3, 2015 at Laurel Land Dallas.She was born on February 2, 1934 in Dallas, TX to Homer and Edna Eason. Ann was known for being strong-willed, hardworking, supportive and always contributing to all aspects of life. She loved her pets (mostly cats)...
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Dorothy Mae Ray

March 27, 1930 - December 21, 2014

Dorothy Wooten RayAnother angel has passed away on Dec. 21 at Charlton Hospital in Dallas. Dorothy Wooten Ray was 84. An inspiration to us all, she started working at the age of 14 and continued to work until the age of 83, only when the doctors ordered her to stop.However, this did not stop her from helping others. She was still preparing meals for people that could not help themselves. Dorothy...
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Mary Frances Anthony

April 27, 1926 - December 20, 2014

Mary Francis Williams was born to the parentage of George and Sarah Williams on April 27,1926 in Rusk County,Texas. Mary met and married Horace James Anthony on July 11,1944. To this union, three sons and one daughter were born-Horace James Anthony ,J., Orell Anthony, R.L.Anthony and Sarah Renee Anthony. Mary went home to be with the Lord on December 20,2014.Mary is survied by two sons and one...
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Frances Grimes

November 13, 1927 - December 19, 2014

Frances Ingram Grimes passed away peacefully in her sleep on Fri., Dec. 19, 2014. During the Vietnam War Frances served as an officer in Selective Service. She had strong convictions that all able bodied men regardless of socio-economic status should serve their country in times of crisis. Frances was a long-time member of NARFE active in many roles including president of the Texas Chapter. ...
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Craig Caraway Freeman

March 11, 1924 - December 18, 2014

Freeman, Rev. Craig CarawayRev. Craig Freeman, 90 of Dallas, TX passed away December 18, 2014. Craig was the son of Beulah and Joe Freeman and loving husband to Elizabeth Freeman for 52 years. He is survived by daughter Terri Freeman, son Philip Freeman and his wife Marilyn, grandson Jason Freeman, granddaughter Kelli Hindman and her husband Ryan, great granddaughter Irelyn Hindman and great...
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Louis F. White

July 12, 1922 - December 17, 2014

Louis Franklin White, of Abilene, passed away on Wednesday, December 17, 2014, at Abilene Regional Medical Center. Louis was born in the small community of Tuxedo, Texas on July 12, 1922, to Thomas Lee White and Myrtle M. Smith White.Louis grew up in the Tuxedo area, where he attended school and was a member of the Methodist church. A precocious child and eager to learn, Louis was advanced a...
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Lynn Larcell Hill

October 8, 1962 - December 17, 2014

Lynn Larcell Hill, (Twin) born October 8, 1962 passed away from this world on Wednesday December 17, 2014. He has gone on to be with our heavenly father. He is preceded in death by his mother Ruth H. (Hill) Watson, legal guardians Prince Albert Hill Sr. and Maggie (Willis) Hill.He is survived by wife Valerie Hill; daughter Shanequa Hill Jones, grandson Sean Lyndon Jamerson; step-daughters Amber...
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Patricia Conway Freeman

May 27, 1943 - December 16, 2014

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Mary F. Bennett

October 8, 1924 - December 16, 2014

On Tuesday, December 16, 2014 Mary Frances Bennett, age 90, joined her adoring husband and our Heavenly Father.Mary's life was devoted to her family and although we grieve her passing we are comforted knowing she is with her beloved.She is survived by Terry and Wendell Bennett, her children and their lovely wives Angela and Kathy along with six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
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Thelma Marie MANES

January 2, 1926 - December 15, 2014

Dallas, Texas resident Thelma Marie Manes, 88, passed away peacefully on Dec. 15, 2014. A celebration to honor her memory will be held on Dec. 26, 2014, at Laurel Land Funeral Home, located at 6000 South R.L. Thornton Freeway, Dallas, Texas 75232, at 2 p.m... A viewing will be held an hour before burial. Thelma was born in Mexia,Texas, on January 2, 1926. Thelma resided in Texas. In 1941, she...
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Fred Charles Boshart

February 16, 1934 - December 15, 2014

Charles Boshart, age 80, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 15, 2014.Charles was a beloved husband, father, brother and minister.He is survived by his wife, Carolyn; sons: Dennis and wife Leah and Dathan; grandsons: Rowdy and Lake; brothers: Don and Brian and many other loving family and friends.
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William Allen Wesson

September 13, 1938 - December 14, 2014

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Esperanza Gamez

August 17, 1941 - December 14, 2014

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Eva Pearl Lewis

January 29, 1923 - December 13, 2014

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Eva Pearl Lewis

January 29, 1923 - December 13, 2014

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Eric Charlie WALTHER

March 31, 1922 - December 12, 2014

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Frances B. Swift

October 2, 1915 - December 12, 2014

Frances Baskerville Tanner SwiftFrances was born October 2, 1915 in Sherman, Texas. She made her trip home to the Lord Friday, December 12, 2014 in Pilot Point, Texas.A Funeral Service for Frances will be held on Friday, December 19, at 2:00 PM at Laurel Land under the pastoral direction of Rev. Nita Allen of Oak Cliff Christian Church. Special music will be performed by Mr. Harold Clampit, also...
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Patty J. Copeland

February 19, 1928 - December 11, 2014

Patty Janelle CopelandBeloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother Patty Janelle Kelley Copeland entered the Kingdom of Heaven on December 11, 2014, joining her husband of 70 years Frank C. Copeland, sister Joyce L. Posey and her mother and daddy John and Jewel Hood Kelley.Patty was a Christian and she served her savior every day of her life. She devoted more than 70 years to teaching...
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Olga Maria Garza

June 12, 1938 - December 11, 2014

Born on June 12, 1938 went home to be with the Lord on December 11, 2014. Mrs. Garza was preceded in death by her parents, Alejandro & Tita Pargas; sister, Elida Rodriguez and husband Albert Garza. She is survived by her son, Cesar Garza; daughter in law, Belinda; daughter Vanessa Garza; son-in-law, Guillermo Avalos; grandchildren; Loren Garza, Guillermo Alberto Avalos and Jacqueline Avalos;...
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Irene Elaine HOBBS

May 10, 1926 - December 11, 2014

Irene Elieson Hobbs, 88, of Midlothian , passed away December 10, 2014. A celebration of her life will be held on Monday, December 15, at 12:00 at Laurel Land on 35E in Dallas. The visitation will be held on Sunday at Laurel Land from 4 to 6 pm. Irene was born in Tooele Utah, to Leo and Jane Elieson. She married E. W. “Buck” Hobbs on December 12, 1955. Irene worked and retired from...
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Edward Vargas Ybarra

January 17, 1954 - December 10, 2014

Edward Ybarra is survived by his wife of 31 years Genevieve Ybarra, his son Leopold Ybarra and wife Sonia, daughters Aldercy Flores, Ana Flores and Cyndie Carrasco, sons, Christian Ybarra & Isaac Ybarra, grandkids Alexia Ybarra-Cash, Anthony Ybarra-Cash & Sofia Carrasco-Ybarra; son Marcello Ybarra, son Julian Ybarra & daughter Genesis Davila; son Alex John Esparza IV and wife Marianne...
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Julio Ramon PEREZ

December 24, 1952 - December 9, 2014

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

April 5, 1944 - December 8, 2014

Rufus Dowdy, Jr. was born on April 5, 1944 in Holly Springs, Mississippi. He was the oldest child born to the union of Rufus Dowdy, Sr. and Augusta Henderson Dowdy. He was named by his maternal grandmother Deannie Mae McKenzie Henderson. He is preceded in death by his parents Rufus and Augusta and three brothers William, Dewey Edward, and Cleotha.Rufus attended Douglass High School in Memphis,...
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Jeannette Eliff

September 13, 1925 - December 7, 2014

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Faye Jean BROWN

April 4, 1923 - December 6, 2014

Son-Jack Brown Michael BrownGrandchildren Nick (Saundra) Brown Jessica BrownGreat-Grandchildren James M. Brown Madison Brown Katie Brown
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David Wayne King

September 14, 1958 - December 6, 2014

David Wayne King was born one of 4 children to David D. and Pasty Ann King on September 14, 1958 in Dallas Texas. He leaves to cherish his memories 2 sisters, Linda Gothard and Debra "Debbie" Bland and 1 brother, Tommy King. He had 2 children, daughter Racheal King and son Jeremy King as well as 2 grandchildren Britney and Payton Smith.
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Dorthy Mae Canady

November 12, 1920 - December 5, 2014

Dorothy Mae Canady passed away peacefully on December 5,2014.Born on November 12,1920. She became the sixth child of Andrew and Elmira Banks.Dorothy attended public school in Fairfield,Tx. She later earned a Bachelor and Masters Degree at Texas Southern University,Houston,Tx.She taught in the public school system for thirty-three years.She was preceded in death by her husband Less Canady, parents...
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Eola PRICE

June 25, 1923 - December 4, 2014

Eola Price, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on December 4, 2014. Visitation: Thursday, December 11, 2014; 6-8 p.m. Laureland Funeral Home, 6000 S. R.L. Thornton Frwy, Dallas, Tx 75232. Services: Friday, December 12, 2014 @ 11 a.m. Full Gospel Holy Temple, 39727 LBJ Frwy Dallas, Tx 75237 She leaves to cherish her memories Doris Fry, Shirley(Milton) Owens, Juetta Hill, Gregory...
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William M. Tunnell

November 19, 1930 - December 4, 2014

William Maurice Tunnell passed on Nov 4, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. He was born in Dallas Nov 9, 1930, and married the former Elizabeth Stephens in 1968. He is preceded in death by wife Liz (2012), parents William C and Ella Marie, bother James Gerald, and a son, James Gregory. He is survived by sons Art (Sue Xan); Steve (Patti); and Clint (Francis); 8 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren,...
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Charles Lee White

February 24, 1941 - December 4, 2014

Charles Lee White died Thursday December 4, 2014 at Texas Presbyterian Hospital of DallasHe is survived by his wife Lesa Ann White, His Sons Joel Lee White and wife Angela, Jarrod Lance White and wife Sherrie, and Brett Michael White, 5 grandchildren Jeremy, Aaron, Joshua, James and Elizabeth, and sister Billie Cole and many FriendsHe was born and raised in Starkville, Mississippi, and later...
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Adam C. Garza

June 20, 1941 - December 4, 2014

Adam C. Garza, age 73, passed away Thursday, December 4, 2014 at Arlington Memorial Hospital. Services will be held at Laurel Land Funeral Home, 6000 S. R.L. Thorton Freeway, Dallas, Texas 75232. Visitation will be from 10a-6p and Memorial from 6p-8p, on Sunday, December 7, 2014. Funeral service will be held at 12 noon on Monday, December 8, 2014.He was born in Robstown, Texas on June 20, 1941,...
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John Albert STOLLY

July 5, 1926 - December 4, 2014

John Albert “Jack” StollyLt. Col. USAF Ret.July 5th, 1926 – December 4th, 2014 John (Jack) Stolly was born July 5th, 1926 in Lima Ohio, the eldest son of Victor and Mary (Quinlan) Stolly and the first of five brothers. He was preceded in death by younger brothers James, Richard and Thomas, and by son Joseph. He is survived by wife Naomi, by brother Robert, son John and wife...
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Eunice Mae MCGEE

October 23, 1941 - December 3, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Laurel Land Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Lon'Dyn Kenzi Kidane Smith

December 3, 2014 - December 3, 2014

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

May 25, 1944 - December 2, 2014

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

December 23, 1921 - December 1, 2014

William Herbert Stracener, 92, was born in Bettie, TX on December 23, 1921 and passed away on December 1, 2014at Methodist Dallas Medical Center in Dallas, TX.Herbert, as everyone knew him, was a World War II Veteran from 1942 1945. He and his family moved to Dallas in 1951 from Gilmer, TX. He worked with different employers but spent about 30 years working at Eagle Grocery in Oak Cliff and...
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Ethel Ginell Moore

December 20, 1938 - November 30, 2014

Ethel was born on December 20, 1938 to the late Utah Draper and Eva Warren-Draper in Dallas, TX. She attended Dallas Public Schools. Ethel was a devout Jehovah Witness and served and mentored for than forty years. Ethel was employed with Chase Bag Company for many years and later in life became a dedicated domestic housekeeper fulfilling her passion to always help others. She enjoyed watching...
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Dorothy Pierce

December 8, 1925 - November 30, 2014

Dorothy Marie Clay Pierce was born December 8, 1925, Waco, TX, to Calvin Griffin Clay and Minnie Ola Hunsucker, she was the seventh child of nine children.She spent her life enjoying and singing with her large family. She married Fred Clanton Pierce in 1946. In 1948 Becky Marie Pierce was born, Della Marlene Pierce was born in 1950, Fred Clanton Pierce Jr in 1956 and Cheryl Denise Pierce in 1964....
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Edna Earl Heitman

September 16, 1918 - November 29, 2014

Edna Earl Heitman, loving wife, Mother and “Granny” was born September 16, 1918 and went to be with her Lord November 29, 2014 at the age of 96. She is survived by sons Darvin and wife Anne, Ron and wife Judy, daughter-in-law Debby, 9 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, 7 great-great grandchildren, a brother Les Keesee and numerous nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her...
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