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Billy K. (Bill) Rasberry, 66, of Lamar Point, passed away at his home, surrounded by his family, Friday, August 31, 2012. Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled graveside services for 10:30 am, Monday, September 3, 2012 in Garden of Memories Cemetery in Ben Franklin with Reverend Jerry Smith officiating.
The family will welcome friends at Mr. Rasberry’s home, 43 CR 34730, Paris, TX. Bill was born November 29, 1945 in Cooper to John Wesley Rasberry and Francis Roselee Shirley Rasberry.
He married Elizabeth Boyd, January 30, 1964, building over 48 years of family and memories. Bill retired from Campbell Soup after 47 years of employment. He loved hunting and fishing.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Boyd Rasberry.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth; children, Marsha Crosswhite & husband Brad of Paris, Lisa Martin & husband Travis of Copeville and Clayton Rasberry & wife Kelly of Sweetwater; grandchildren, Colt, Trevor & Amber Martin, Andrew & Hannah Crosswhite and Chase, Cade, Keeley, Landan & Corey Rasberry; one great-grandson, Brayden Massey; one sister, Mary Collier & husband Royce of Eagle Mountain, along with a host of friends.
Casket Bearers will be Colt Martin, Trevor Martin, Andrew Crosswhite, Aaron Massey, Blake Karr, Danny Malone & Elmer Allen.
The family requests memorial donations be made to the Lamar Point Baptist Church Building Fund.
To leave a message or tribute for the family please visit www.brighthollandfuneralhome.com.
MARGIE REE WORTHEY HAVINS, 80, of Paris, died, Thursday, August 30, 2012 at Paris Regional Medical Center-South. Funeral services are set for 10:30 AM, Tuesday, September 4, 2012 in the chapel of Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home with Rev. Gordon R. Barnes and Rev. Wayne Blackshear officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 9:30 AM until service time on Tuesday prior to the service. Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.
Margie was born November 22, 1931 in Lamar County to Walter Warren and Clara Miller Crutchfield Worthey. She graduated from Borger High School and received her secretarial training in Amarillo. Mrs. Havins was a secretary for Jet Sheet Metal Company in Dallas for over 25 years. She first married Buren Tipton and following his death, she then married James H. Havins on January 8, 1973 in Dallas. He died September 18, 1997. She was a member of Cottonwood Church of God.
Mrs. Havins is survived by her daughter, Cynthia Roberts and husband, Russell of Powderly; two sisters, Louise Thomas of Sumner and Doretha Lane of Paris; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husbands; her parents; her son, Lester Tipton; a granddaughter, Emily Ann Brooks; two brothers, Aubrey and David Worthey; and one sister, Elwanda Blackshear.
Pallbearers will be Dylan Worthey, Gary Dale Lane, Johnny Ray Decker, Tommy Speed, Mike Head, Terry Worthey, W.H. Brumley, and Brian Brumley.
If desired, memorials may be made to the Cottonwood Church of God Family Life Center Fund.
Online condolences may be made to Mrs. Havins’ family by visiting www.fry-gibbs.com.
Jerry Lynn Hulen, 66, of Detroit died July 3, 2012. Cremation arrangements were made by Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home.
He was born February 10, 1946 in Deport, Texas a son of Floyd and Georgia Pauline Allen Hulen. Upon graduation from Detroit High School he served four years in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. After the war, he worked as a sewing machine mechanic for a clothing manufacturer. He also owned and operated a music store in Paris and a gas station in Detroit. His favorite pass-time was playing music where he played the steel guitar for a country band for many years.
He is preceded in death by his father William Floyd Hulen.
He is survived by his mother, Georgia Pauline Hulen of Clarksville; brother Robert Hulen and wife Irma of Raymondville, TX; son Darrell Hulen of Detroit and granddaughters Krisa Hulen of Hugo and Kori Hulen of Detroit; two great grandsons Ayden Colt and Jaxon Keeth Tyson of Detroit.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, September 7, 2012 at 10 a.m. at the Martin Memorial United Methodist Church in Detroit officiated by the Rev. Jerry Irvin.
Online condolences may be made at www.fry-gibbs.com.
ALLIE PAULINE DEWEY JONES, 72, of Sumner, passed away Friday, August 31, 2012 at Paris Regional Medical Center-South. A graveside service is set for 11:00 AM, Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at New Hope Cemetery in Patmos, Arkansas with Elder Clifford Gowens officiating. The family will receive friends from 7:00-8:00 PM Monday evening at Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home. Any floral tributes should be sent in care of Herndon-Pharr Funeral Home, 403 South Main, Hope, Arkansas 71801.
Pauline was born November 19, 1939 in Marion County, Arkansas to Everett Leland and Effie Lillian Spoon Dewey. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and loved caring for everyone in her family. She married Phillip E. Jones, Sr. on February 20, 1959 in Silvis, Illinois. She was of member of Mount Paran Primitive Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband, Phillip E. Jones, Sr. of Sumner; two daughters, Paula Jean Jones and husband, Patrick Vanderburg of Rio Rancho, New Mexico and Phyllis Jeanette Snow and husband, David Joseph Snow of Aurora, Oregon; a daughter-in-law, Juanita Garcia Jones of Sumner; five grandchildren, Tyrel V. Snow and wife, Michelle, Victoria M. Snow, Jimmy Lyle Hill, Krystle Michele Hill-Meza and husband, Ruben Meza, Jr., and Clayton Andrew Jones; a great-grandson, David Lee Snow; and one brother, Hugh Jordan Dewey. She was preceded in death by her son, Phillip E. Jones, Jr.; her parents; and her sister, Dolores Jean Dewey.
Online condolences may be made to the Jones family by visiting www.fry-gibbs.com.
JAMES EARL LOCKE, 89, of Paris, died at 3:30 PM, Friday, August 31, 2012 at Heritage House of Paris. Funeral services are set for 2:00 PM, Tuesday, September 4, 2012 in the chapel of Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home with Rev. Gary Reed officiating. Burial will follow in Meadowbrook Gardens Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM until service time prior to the service on Tuesday. Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.
Earl was born October 17, 1922 in Lamar County to Walter Eddie and Birtie Frances Morgan Locke. He served his country in the United States Navy during World War II and he was a Mason. Mr. Locke married Patricia Jean Hoover on June 2, 1953 in Pasadena, Texas and was a retired millwright for Diamond Shamrock Corporation. Earl and Patsy were members of the Pasadena Christian Church.
Mr. Locke is survived by his three sons, Kerry Locke of Carthage, Monte Locke of Pasadena, and James A. Locke and wife, Barbara of Sumner; four grandchildren, Michael Locke, Jason Locke, Chris Locke, and Amber Locke; seven great-grandchildren; and two step-grandsons, Gary and Brad Carroll. He was preceded in death his wife, Patsy on November 7, 2011 and eleven siblings.
Pallbearers will be Michael Locke, Michael Pennington, Randy Boren, Roger Boren, Wayne Robinson, and Brad Carroll.
Online condolences may be made to the Locke family by visiting www.fry-gibbs.com.