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Clarence “Andy” Fox, 88 ofReno, passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at his residence.
A graveside service has been set for Friday, April 20, 2012 at 2:00 P.M. atMeadowbrookGardensCemetery with Rev. Don Morton officiating. The family will receive friends on Thursday evening from 6:00 to 7:00 P.M. at Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home.
He is survived by his wife, Ruby Estelle Fox; son, Jimmy E. Fox and wife Gloria; grandchildren, Shane Fox and wife Via, Jennifer Murphy and husband Tony; 2 great-grandchildren; sister, Dorothy Mason.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence Allen and Minnie Smith Fox; sister, Naomi Brawner; brothers, Raymond Fox, Charlie Fox, Edward Fox; great-grandchild, Adrian Murphy.
Online condolences may be sent to the Fox family at www.fry-gibbs.com
Danny Horton Walker, 64, ofParisleft this earth to reunite with his wife, Nancy Hackler Walker, on Monday, April 16, 2012. Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m., Friday, April 20, at Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home in Paris, Texas with Currey Jones officiating. Burial is to follow in Bethel Cemeteryin the Fulbright Community.
The family is to receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
He was born July 24, 1947, inCleburneto E.R. and Alice Horton Walker, both of whom preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his two brothers, Robert and Joe Walker, and his granddaughter, Brittany.
He attended college at Texas A&M Universitywhere he played football. He proudly served his country inVietnamas a Sergeant in the US Marine Corps. He enjoyed his profession as a Health Facility Construction Manager and the many people he worked with. His work has taken him all over the U.S. When he wasn’t working, he loved playing golf, spending time with his family and watching sports, especially the Aggies and Dallas Cowboys.
Survivors include his children, Jeffery Strickland of Brownsboro, Denise Strickland Cooper of Austin, Debra Strickland Brown and Loren Walker, both of Paris, Jennifer Walker Redwine of Moreno Valley, CA and Christy Walker of Costa Mesa, CA; grandchildren, Crystal, Amber and Cody Strickland, Ravon Shirley, Joshua and Ashley Cooper, Jeremy Brown and Shaelee and Nicole Redwine; four great-grandsons and a sister, Bobbye Jean Wakeland of Cleburne.
He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Named as pallbearers are his three grandsons, his nephews, Joe Walker and Jerry Wakeland, Greg McGinnis and Brian Cooper. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.fry-gibbs.com.
Billie Lou Cullum, 81, of Paris, passed away on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at Legend Healthcare.
Visitation will be at 1:30 pm with the funeral following at 2:30 pm, Saturday, April 21, 2012, at Oak Park United Methodist Church with the Rev. Steve Cook officiating. Burial will follow at Tigertown Cemetery,Tigertown,TX. Fry and Gibbs Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.
Billie was born on July 6, 1930, in Windom, TX, to James and Willie (Cravens ) Holman. She married Mike Cullum, on July 5, 1957 who preceded her in death on Nov. 23, 1980. In 1960, they started Cullum Auto Parts which is still in business over 50 years later. Billie graduated from Windom schools and attended East Texas State College in Commerce. Billie worked at Grand Auto Parts, McClanahan & Holmes andParisJunior College. She retired from PJC as Controller in 1997. .
Billie was a long time member of Oak Park UMC who had taught Sunday School for over 40 years and dearly loved her church. She was called Nonnie by her grandchildren and Boo and Aunt Boo by her cousins and niece and nephew. She loved playing games of any kind, especially bridge, and would go to a bridge party at a moment’s notice.
Billie is survived by her 2 step-daughters Michaella Bumgarner and husband Bobby and Anna Garrison; 4 grandchildren Bryan Bumgarner, Robin Stephenson and husband Jason, Nathan Garrison and Josh Garrison and wife Krista ; two great grandsons, Elliott Stephenson and Grady Garrison; 1 niece, Karen Martin and husband Ron and 1 nephew, Steve Cummins and wife Patti; her much loved Aunt Blanche and great nephews and great nieces and many cousins. Billie also had many friends from her bridge groups, the Honey Grove lunch group and her church family, especially her friend Mary Jo Newman who helped us so much. She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Janelle Cummins.
The family would also like to thank the wonderful people at Legend Health Care that took such good care of Billie.
Pallbearers: Jim Parker, Lynn Bush, Kinsey Martin, Dale Martin, Marc McNeal and Daniel Ibarra. .
If desired memorials may be made to Oak Park United Methodist Church.
Online condolences may be sent to the Cullum family at www.fry-gibbs.com
IT IS NOT WHAT YOU GATHER, BUT WHAT YOU SCATTER THAT TELLS WHAT KIND OF LIFE YOU HAVE LIVED!
Jerry Lynn Burge, 70, of Blossom passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2012 inGreenville,Texas. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday April 22, 2012 at Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home with Rev. Brad Michael officiating. Burial will follow in Knights of Honor cemetery in Blossom. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday 6-8 p.m.
He was born November 8, 1941 inCullen,LAa son of Casey Felton and Helen Reeves Burge. He was an electrician with Vaught Aircraft inGrand Prairiefor 30 years. He married Charlotte Edmonson on October 5, 1961 inGrand Prairie. He thoroughly enjoyed his retirement and woodworking.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years,Charlotte; children Tony Burge and wife Karen of Mesquite, Debra Shaw of Denver, CO.; brother Jeff Burge ofGrand Prairieand many nieces, nephews and friends.
Pallbearers will be Cody Edmonson, Josh Edmonson, Roy Edmonson, Roger Edmonson, Randy Edmonson and Rusty Hamil. Honorary pallbearers will be Shane Edmonson and Casey Burge.
Online condolences may be made at www.fry-gibbs.com.