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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.