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Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled graveside memorial services for 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16th, at McDonald Cemetery.
Mr. Stevens, the son of Roy & Desi Rae Mueller Stevens, was born June 1, 1936, in Dallas. He graduated from Crozier Technical High School and attended Paris Junior College. He worked in sales during his career.
Survivors include three children, Lisa Wacha & husband Frankie of Palestine, Robert Hilliard & wife Kathy of Lindale, and Cathleen Brands & husband Rich of Lindale, grandchildren, Kristi Kolander, Stacy Kolander, Shannon Donaghue, Chad Hilliard, Wesley Hilliard, Rusty Bryant and Robert Bryant, a brother, Dwight Stevens & wife Linda of Richardson along with long time friends, Sid & Barbara White of Paris.
To leave a message or tribute for the family please visit www.brighthollandfuneralhome.com.
Mildred Viola Oxley, 76, of Paris passed away Thursday October 11, 2012 at her home. Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Monday, October 15, 2012 at Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home with Rev. Rocky Burrow and Rev. Carey Robinson officiating. Burial will follow at Laurel Land Cemetery in Dallas at 3:00 p.m. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday 4-5 p.m.
She was born in Eustace, Texas on July 9, 1936 a daughter of Wallace Lewis and Cora Bessie May Cox Jones. She was married to William “Bill” Oxley and was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, William “Bill” Oxley; son, James Nathan Burrow; grandson, Luke Burrow; great granddaughter Allison Paige Bausch, a brother Walter Eugene Jones; and a son-in-law Joe Hime.
She is survived by children, Rocky Burrow and wife Kay; Vickie Hime; grandchildren Joshua Burrow, Emily Burrow, Tonya Bausch, Christopher James Burrow, Arron Eugene Burrow, John Hime; great grandchildren, Bryson Bush, Megan Bausch, Blake Bausch; and a sister Betty Gentry.
Honorary Pallbearers will be John Hime, Josh Burrow, Doug Burrow, Mike Burrow, Aaron Burrow, Christopher Burrow, and Brian Bausch.
Online condolences may be made at www.fry-gibbs.com.
Jerry Siddle, 42, of Brookston, died at 5:31 PM, Friday, October 12, 2012 at the Medical Center of Plano. Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.
Funeral services have been set for Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 10:30 A.M. at Pathway Church of God with Rev. Samuel Evers and Rev. Ray Evers officiating. Interment, with Military Honors will follow at Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Pathway Church of God. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home.
He was born in Detroit, Texas on July 17, 1932 to Garland and Emmie Mae Mosley Hall. He served in the United States Army. He married Betty Kennemer on July 14, 1957 in Blossom, Texas. Prentice and Betty were members of Pathway Church of God.
Prentice is survived by his son, Dewayne Hall and wife K’Lynn; granddaughter, Kasie Cody; sisters, Velma Whitley and husband Charlie, Dorothy Kinslow and husband Wendell; brother, Johnny Hall; numerous nieces, nephews and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Hall; daughter, Carol Hall; parents Garland and Emmie Hall; several brothers.
Serving as Pallbearers will be Jeff Kinslow, Kyle Kinslow, Ricky Bestul, Russell Holland, Larry May, Charlie Packard, Clint Speaks and Steven Moore. Honorary Pallbearers will be the “McDonald’s Breakfast Club”, Wayne Caviness, Jeral Gibson, Don Pryor, Billy Jack Hurley, Bill Arnold and Bob Childress.
Online condolences may be sent to the Hall family at www.fry-gibbs.com.
Funeral services have been set for Friday, October 12, 2012 at 2:00 P.M. at Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home with Dr. Tommy Turner officiating. A private interment is to follow. The family will receive friends on Thursday evening from 6:00 to 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home.
She was born in Long Beach, California on November 26, 1945 to Victor Leroy and Bernice Gertrude Keefover. She was employed at Wal-Mart in the Toy department.
She is survived by her children, Ronald Nettles, Anna Gonzales both of Atwater, CA, Michelle Draper of Paris, TX and Karen Ellis of Parkville, MO; grandchildren, Matthew Gonzales, Frankie Nettles, Denise Gilmore, Veronica Nettles, Rachel Gonzales, Brian Johnson, Madisyn Bolton, Justice Ellis, Parker Bolton, Alexis Ellis; step-grandchildren, Randi Gonzales, Alex Draper, Tylen Draper; great-grandchild to be, Cruz Gonazales, due in November.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Online condolences may be sent to the Griffin family at www.fry-gibbs.com.
Funeral services have been set for Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 2:00 P.M. at Leslie Chapel Pentecostal Church with Rev. David Farmer officiating. Interment will follow at Georgia Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Saturday evening at Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M.
He is survived by his wife, Norma Jean Trammel; children, Ilene Farmer and husband David, Sondra Wisdom and husband Robert Wayne, Robert Purvis and wife Paula, Raymond Lee Trammel and wife Tanya; son by choice, Ralph McFatridge and wife Janice; grandchildren, Rebecca Aguirre, DeWayne Stephens II, Melissa Stephens Yancey, Hollis Wayne Wisdom, Crystal Wisdom Wafer, Amber Purvis Picota, Amanda Ingram Myers, Amelia JoAnn Purvis, Stormie Trammel, Cayla Trammel, Dalton Trammel; numerous great-grandchildren; brothers, Charles Ray Trammel, Henry Trammel; sisters, Eva Jean Randolph, Lorna Turk, Pat Walton.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Edgar Lee and Mary Trammel; brother, Bill Trammel; sisters, JoAnn Watts, Clara Stormit and Susan Pauley.
Serving as pallbearers will be DeWayne Stephens, Jr., DeWayne Stephens, Sr., Hollis Wisdom, Lee Trammel, Ralph McFatridge and Aaron Myers. Honorary Pallbearers will be Charles Wilson, Aubrey “Jim” Overturf and Emmitt Landreth.
Online condolences may be sent to the Trammel family at www.fry-gibbs.com.
Carole Ann Brumm, 76, of Paris, died at 1:36 AM, Thursday, October 4, 2012 at Legend Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. A graveside service has been set for 2:00 PM, Monday, October 8, 2012 at Meadowbrook Gardens Cemetery with Rev. Brad Crosswhite officiating. No formal visitation hour will be observed, but the body will be available for viewing Sunday evening at the funeral home. Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.
Carole was born August 4, 1936 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to James E. and Ethel Mae Jones Boyd. She received her college degree and worked as a dietician until moving to the Paris area at which time she was employed at the Paris Walmart store. She was a member of the Baptist faith.
She is survived by her brother, Gene Boyd and wife, Ethelda of Reno; five nieces, Charla Lee and husband, Joe of Reno, Cathy Taylor and husband, Don of Missouri, Claudette Elrod and husband, James of Pattonville, Cindy Faulkner and husband, Jerry of Paris, Cherie McGahee and husband, Chris of Pittsburg; one nephew, James Boyd and wife, Samantha of Lubbock; and numerous extended family. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Debbie Smith and her parents.
Online condolences may be made to Mrs. Brumm’s family by visiting www.fry-gibbs.com.
Virginia Whiteman was the daughter of Charlie and Lelia Dawes. She was one of nine children. She was born in Chicota, Texas on January 29, 1932, and was raised there. She married James Clifton Whiteman on September 4, 1965 in Hugo, Ok. Mr. Whiteman preceded her in death in 2005. She was also preceded in death by a daughter Jonnie Mae Rice and a grandson James Allen Rice Jr..
A loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who loved and cherished her family. She was a member of The Rock Church in Terrell, Texas. She lived in Terrell for over 40 years.
She is survived by her daughters, Kathy Daniels of Terrell, Texas, Sharon and Tommy Jett of Terrell, Tx., Tiffany and Donald Waldner of Wills Point, Texas, son James Allen Rice Sr. of Rattan, Ok.; seven grandchildren Donald McLean of Arlington, Anthony Holloway of Waco, Tx., Tammy Winder of Lake Tawakoni, Tina Johnson of Arlington, Tx., Kenneth Ray Kelley Jr. of Terrell, Tx, Cory Platten of Park Hills, Mo.; 15 great grandchildren; brother Billy Frank Dawes of Seven Points, Tx.; sister Lettie Farmer of Chicota, Tx.; numerous nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Virginia’s nick name was “Happy” and she was an amazing woman, always helped anyone that needed it took care of everyone before she took care of herself. She never complained and was the most gracious person you could ever know. Her kids and grandkids were her life. She loved to sew, crochet, and braid rugs.
Funeral services will be conducted at 4:00 P.M. Saturday in the chapel of Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home with Rev. Gary Weems officiating. Burial will follow in the Little John Cemetery with grandchildren serving as pallbearers. Family will receive friends from 6:00 P.M. till 8:00 P.M. Friday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.fry-gibbs.com.
He was born on February 6, 1924 in Givens, Texas a son of R.C. and Carra Rountree Tharp. He was a retired car dealer and a member of Calvary United Methodist Church. He proudly served during World War II in the U.S. Army. He was a survivor of the Battle of Bastogne (Battle of the Bulge) serving in the101 Calvary Division- 116th Army Calvary Division. Mr. Tharp loved his family, cars, and his hobbies.
On August 23, 1947 he married Nelma Rae Hancock in Palo Pinto, Texas. He was preceded in death by a son Phillip Tharp; his parents; brothers Claude, Richard, James, Doug and J.W. and sisters Francis Jones, Thelma Rodgers and Faye Gibson.
Survivors include his wife of 65 years Nelma Rae Tharp; children Karen Smith and husband Robert, Ann Vanderburg and husband Alan; grandchildren Sarah Gabeline, Jeremy Gabeline,Matthew Gabeline and wife Stephanie, Chad Gabeline and wife Charli; great grandchildren Hylan Gabeline, Kylar Gabeline, Gaitz Gabeline.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday in the chapel of Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home with Rev. Glynn Vickers officiating. Burial will follow in the Restland Cemetery in Roxton with military honors provided by the U.S. Army Honor Guard. Pallbearers will be Chad Gabeline, Jeremy Gabeline, Matthew Gabeline, Don Nelson, Robert Smith, and Tim Walsworth. Family will receive friends from 6:00 P.M. till 8:00 P.M. Friday at the funeral home. If desired memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association P.O. Box 96011 Washington, D.C. 20090-6011 or on-line at www.alz.org or by phone at 800-272-3900. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.fry-gibbs.com.
The family wishes to express their heartfelt thanks to Clarksville Nursing Center and Derickerson Hospice.