Obituaries for Monday, December 16

Margaret Annie Robinson Cuttrell went to be with her Lord Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at Legend Healthcare Center of Paris.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 P.M. Monday, December 16, 2013 in the chapel of Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Fortenberry officiating. Interment will follow in the Georgia Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.fry-gibbs.com.

Margaret was born in the Glory Community of Lamar County on March 18, 1919 the daughter of Joel Grant Robinson and Nettie Jewel Beard Robinson. She eloped with the love of her life, Will Leemon Cuttrell on April 17, 1934 in Sherman, Texas. Together working side by side they owned a successful farm and ranch in the Tigertown Community.

Margaret was an intelligent woman with varied talents. She was one of the first women hired by the Paris Westinghouse Lighting Company. Later she graduated from cosmetology school and owned Faith’s Beauty Shop for several years. Prior to retiring from her professional life, she worked at Darnell’s Livestock Auction as a bookkeeper.

Margaret was an accomplished seamstress and made beautiful quilts which she graciously presented to friends and family. She was known as a wonderful cook and always had a pie or cake and coffee ready to serve any friend who dropped by to visit. She inherited her love for cooking, canning, and homemaking skills from her mother.

Margaret and Leemon were active members of the Tigertown Community. She served as historian and secretary for the community for many years. They were both members of the Tigertown Methodist Church. Margaret and Leemon loved to fish, camp, and travel.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband on October 19, 2001 after 67 years of marriage. Margaret was also preceded in death by siblings Hazel Jewel Robinson, Joy Merle Stephens, Mary Lee Stone, an infant sister Troy, and Joel Grant (Kimmer) Robinson Jr.; daughter-in-law Carline Collins Cuttrell.

Margaret is survived by one cherished son, Leemon Ardis; grandsons Duane and wife Lana of Fort Worth, Brent and wife Monica of Walters, Oklahoma; great grandsons Michael, Bradley, Collin, and Dakota; great granddaughter Michaela; brother Joseph Eugene (Dugan) Robinson and wife Helen of Imperial, California; a special sister-in-law Allie Cuttrell Davis. She is also survived by a large extended close-knit Robinson and Cuttrell families.

Named to serve as casket bearers are Randall Stephens, Michael, Bradley, Collin, Dakota Cuttrell and Kelly Massie.

If desired, donations in Margaret’s memory, may be made to the Georgia Cemetery Fund.

“Who can find a virtuous wife? For her worth is far above rubies.” Proverbs 31: 10.


Ronald Gerald Norman, 78 of Paris, passed away Wednesday, December 11, 2013.

A memorial service has been set for Monday, December 16, 2013 at 4:00 P.M. at Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home with family and friends officiating. The family will receive friends after the memorial service.

He was born in Vernon, Texas on October 29, 1935 to William and Trellice Baker Norman. He served in the United States Army.

He is survived by his children, Travis Dean Norman and wife Cathy, Karry Norman and wife Reyna; grandchildren, Mark Norman and wife Krissel, Kyle Wayne Norman, Rebecca Pollock, Tracie Garvin; step-grandchildren, Rosa Lock and husband James, Chuey Potter, Cody Potter; great-grandchildren, Michael Norman, Travis Pollock, Copper Pollock, Killian Pollock, Sage Garvin, Juniper Garvin, Alyssa Lock; brother, Travis Ray Norman.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Ruth Payne; parents, William and Trellice Norman.

Online condolences may be sent to the Norman family at www.fry-gibbs.com

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