Our Obituaries

Louis Marshall Sloan

September 13, 1963 - June 23, 2017

Louis Marshall Sloan MD Born September 13, 1963 in Atlanta, GA and departed this life June 23, 2017 in Dallas, Texas, at the age of 53. He is survived by his loving family, wife Kimberly, son Benjamin, daughter Anna Rose, sisters Holley Bricks (Mal). Jody Sloan (Dan), Mindy Caplan (Bob) and many loving, nieces, nephews and extended family. Louis was preceded in death by his parents Myer and Beryl...
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Carolyn Burns Foxwoth

April 30, 1937 - June 23, 2017

Carolyn Burns Foxworth was born in Dallas, Texas, April 30, 1937, to Robert and Dibrell Burns, and died peacefully on June 23, 2017. Carolyn had been in declining health for several years, stemming from a stroke in 2010. Carolyn is survived by her husband of almost 60 years, Walter Foxworth, son and daughter-in-law, Jack & Dodie Foxworth, and Jack's children, Walter, Fontaine & Margaux,...
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Franklin Dee Welch

January 28, 1927 - June 22, 2017

Franklin Dee "Frank" Welch, 90. died very peacefully at his home in Dallas surrounded by what he loved most. His daughters; his loving and devoted care-takers, and some of the things that reflect on a life well lived: his books, a few of his many awards, family photos and his own more notable photographs (taken in the 1950's in Paris as a Fulbright Scholar at the Ecole des Beaux Artes-armed with...
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Albert B. Fenton

March 11, 1934 - June 21, 2017

Albert B. Fenton (Al) loving husband, devoted father, grandfather and son, passed away June 21, 2017 due to a brain aneurysm while watching his favorite Texas Rangers surrounded by his wife Janey and beloved pets. When people described Al, he was always a gentleman, sweet and kind with a witty dry sense of humor. He achieved success without fanfare. He was born March 11, 1934 in Centerville,...
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Joanne Smith

December 9, 1931 - June 20, 2017

Joanne Wasoff Smith died peacefully in her home on June 20, 2017. Joanne was born on December 9th, 1932, in Dallas, to the late Harry K. Wasoff Sr. and Amelia Shipley Wasoff. She attended school at Ursuline Academy of Dallas, St. Mary's of Austin, and graduated from Southern Methodist University with a degree in English Literature and a minor in Spanish. She taught at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic...
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Lewis Dale Cook

September 17, 1944 - June 19, 2017

Lewis Dale Cook passed away on Monday, June 19, 201,7 in Dallas, Texas. He was born on September 17, 1944, in Dallas, Texas, to Lew and Lois Cook. After high school, Dale joined the U.S. Air Force Band, where he rose to the rank of Sergeant. He then studied jazz at NTSU. In a musical career of almost 50 years, Dale toured with pianist Peter Nero, recorded with Severinsen, and played countless...
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John Wesley Hardt

July 14, 1921 - June 18, 2017

The magnificent earthly life of John Wesley Hardt ended on June 18, 2017, in Dallas, Texas. Funeral services will be conducted at First United Methodist Church in Dallas at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 23, 2017. There will be a private family service to inter the ashes later that day in the Malakoff City Cemetery. John Wesley Hardt was born July 13, 1921, in San Antonio, Texas, to the Rev....
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Virginia Carter Lauderdale

May 28, 1941 - June 18, 2017

Virginia or "Ginny", beloved daughter, wife, mother, grandmother (Gaga), aunt, cousin, and friend passed away Sunday, June 18th, in her home of almost 50 years, surrounded her family. Born May 28, 1941, to Margaret C. and James V. Schmidt. She lived in Colonial Beach, Richmond, Arlington, and Vienna, Virginia. She went to work for the CIA in 1959, leaving after marriage. Moved to...
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Dennis Keith Stone

July 20, 1951 - June 17, 2017

Dennis Keith Stone, age 65, died at his home on June 17th of a glioblastoma. Dennis was born on July 20th, 1951 in Dallas, Texas to Mildred Hunter Stone and Franklin Dial Stone, Jr. He grew up in Dallas and attended Thomas Jefferson High School and The University of Texas (UT) at Austin (Plan II). After graduating college, he returned to Dallas to attend UT Southwestern Medical School. He then...
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Toni Beck Bosner

October 4, 1924 - June 17, 2017

VIRTUOSITY IN MOTION; DANCE AND FITNESS ICON, TONI BECK BOSNER, DIES AT 92Toni Beck Bosner, of Dallas, passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017. Toni was born in New York City on October 4, 1924. She graduated from Oberlin College with a B.A. and received her M.F.A. from Columbia University. She married Paul Bosner on December 31, 1969. Toni studied with Martha Graham, Hanya Holm, Alwin Nikolais...
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Marjorie Ingalls Sleeper

February 23, 1918 - June 17, 2017

Marjorie I. Sleeper, a long time Dallas resident. Marjorie Ingalls Sleeper passed away June 17, 2017. Marjorie was born in Chicago, IL on February 23, 1918. She was preceded in death by her husband, David Eldridge Sleeper and parents Leslie W. and Violet Simpson Ingalls, as well as her sister Alene Ozanne and her brother, Arthur Ingalls. She is survived by her daughter, Linda Sleeper Gleason...
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Bobbie Joe Patton

November 5, 1925 - June 16, 2017

Bobbie Joe PattonNovember 5, 1925--June 16, 2017Bobbie Joe Patton, affectionately known as "Poppoo", was born on November 5, 1925, in Whitt, Texas. He passed away at home on June 16, 2017, at the age of 91. He was the valedictorian of the Whitt High School class of 1944 and joined the Navy during World War II. Following his military service, he graduated from North Texas State College with B...
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Ruth Schuster Rohloff

April 17, 1919 - June 16, 2017

Ruth Schuster Rohloff, 98, was born April 17, 1919 in Erie, Pennsylvania, to Rev. William Henry and Elsie Thiersch Schuster. She passed away at her home in Dallas, Texas June 16, 2017. The daughter of an Evangelical United Brethren minister, Ruth majored in Education at the University of Toledo and graduated from the Bach Conservatory of Music in Toledo. She continued further study in Organ at...
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Peter B. Marcus

March 22, 1942 - June 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Robert S. Cohen

May 7, 1927 - June 16, 2017

Robert Samuel Cohen, a loving husband, father, and grandfather passed away peacefully on Friday, June 16, 2017. He was born on May 7, 1927, in Baltimore, Maryland, the son of Louis B. and Rose (Kaplan) Cohen.He had a distinguished career with the Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES).Mr. Cohen is survived by his children, Gary Cohen, and Gail (husband Avi) Laker; grandchildren, Adam (wife,...
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Austin Daniel Silva

September 15, 1999 - June 15, 2017

Austin Daniel Silva went to be with his Lord Jesus June 15, 2017, after a tragic accident nine days earlier. Austin was born September 15, 1999. He was named after the city where his father came to know Jesus. He was born and raised in Dallas, in the Lake Highlands community. He attended Lake Highlands High School and would have been a graduate of the class of 2018. He enjoyed being a soccer...
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Clara Jo Dillard

June 23, 1921 - June 15, 2017

Dillard, Clara "Jo", of Dallas, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 15, 2017, at the age of 95. Jo is survived by 3 sons, David Dillard, Bill Dillard, Jr., and Ron Dillard; three daughters, Darlyn Dillard, Joan Camacho and Patricia Dillard; 5 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Ethel Vise, her husband, William "Bill" Dillard, her...
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Peter Lee McNulty

January 7, 1981 - June 14, 2017

Poem by Peter Lee McNultyMy BrothersOlder, younger,wiser, dumber,loved, hated,the predator, the prey.Words can't describethe feelings I have;to be sad or happy,to cry or to laugh.But whether I am raged, full of hatred or jealousy,I love my brothers, without them I don't know where I'd be.They've taught me to be brave,to stand up and be heard,But at other timesTo sit down and not say a word.To...
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Martha Nell Youngblood

September 24, 1922 - June 11, 2017

YOUNGBLOOD, Martha Nell Wallace Martha Nell Wallace Youngblood was born on September 24, 1922, in Wheelock, Texas, to Hugh Henry and Verda Christine Wallace. She passed away in Dallas, Texas, on June 11, 2017. Martha grew up in Hearne, Texas, where she met and married William Clarence Youngblood. They were married for 62 years until his death on February 24, 2004. Together they had a beautiful...
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Mitzi McKool Gadway

July 4, 1954 - June 11, 2017

Mitzi McKool Gadway, 62, of Carrollton, Texas, passed away on Sunday, June 11, 2017, at her home. She was born on July 4, 1954, in Dallas, Texas.Mitzi grew up on Royal Lane. She attended Christ the King School and Ursuline Academy. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from St. Edwards University, and later earned a Master's Degree in counseling therapy. Mitzi worked as a homemaker, school teacher, and a...
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Norma Ray Gremm

February 11, 1917 - June 11, 2017

Norma passed away on June 11, 2017. She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law Beverly & Rick Fetterman, Susan & Hank Alterman, daughter Judye Gremm; sister Betty Rosenfeld, brother Gerald Ray, grandchildren Evan, Blake and Alex; great-grandchildren Isaac and Hayden, beloved best friend, great-niece and honorary fourth daughter Katie Ray, treasured companions Mary Wakefield &...
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Martha B. Brooks

March 23, 1923 - June 10, 2017

Martha Blalack Brooks died peacefully at home on June 10th, at the age of 94. She was a devoted member and the oldest parishioner of Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Martha was also valedictorian of her high school class at Ursuline Academy, a business entrepreneur as owner of Fashion Lamps until she was 83 years old, and dedicated to her family and abundant community of friends. Most especially,...
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Larry Joel Coben

November 1, 1945 - June 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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John Willis Ackley

November 21, 1950 - June 9, 2017

On June 9th, 2017 , John Willis Ackley left this world to be reunited with his Lord and his wife, as well as many other friends and family. He was a man of great success in more ways than one and while we will have an Ackley sized hole in our heart until we are reunited with him, we celebrate the happiness and peace that he has now and forevermore.John was born on November 21, 1950, in Wichita,...
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Jeanne R. Johnson

November 24, 1932 - June 9, 2017

Jeanne went to be with the Lord onJune 9, 2017. A native Dallasite, Jeannewas the daughter of William C. and LauraS. Roach. A graduate of Highland ParkHigh School, she received her BBA fromSouthern Methodist University. Shemarried Murray S. Johnson in May,1967, and he preceded her in death onNovember 18, 1989.She is survived by her loving sister,Laura R. Lumley, of Fort Worth.Jeanne was an active...
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Anthony Fred Liscio

July 2, 1940 - June 8, 2017

Anthony Fred Liscio (Tony) passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 18. Tony was born on July 2, 1940, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was the youngest son of Leonardantonio Liscio, who was born in Monteleone, Puglia, Italy, and Irene Dell'Aquila Liscio, who was born in Castellana Grotte, Puglia, Italy. His father arrived in America in 1899 and his mother in 1920. They preceded Tony in death,...
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Gerald McCarty

August 25, 1954 - June 6, 2017

Gerald E. McCarty, 62, passed away on June 6, 2017 after a brief illness. He is survived by his 22 year old daughter, Chesley Jean McCarty.His mother Janice B. McCarty, grandfather Gerald Chesley Butler, and grandmother Willie B. Butler, preceded Gerald in death. He has been laid to rest beside his mother and grandparents at Forest Park Cemetery NW, Shreveport, Louisiana. He was a 1972 graduate...
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Marilyn Claire Krovetz

September 21, 1933 - June 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Zahida A. Sarwar

October 7, 1949 - June 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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James Michael Dumas

September 15, 1947 - June 3, 2017

James Michael Dumas1947 ~ 2017The final chapter of The Life and Times of James Michael Dumas has been written and he would like you to know that his work here is done. He received a call on June 3, 2017, the type of offer you can't refuse, for an appointment from which he will not be returning. This assignment comes with a huge signing bonus, a reunion with family and friends he has not seen in...
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Elizabeth M. DeMasters

June 5, 1931 - June 3, 2017

Elizabeth (Liz) DeMasters, 85, of Foley, Alabama, died, Saturday, June 3, 2017, at home in Prosper, Texas where she had relocated within the past year. She was born on June 5, 1931, in Roseland, Virginia, the daughter of Thomas James Mays and Elsie Mae Dulin Mays. Liz was retired and very active in her church in Foley, Alabama, until she became ill in 2015. Liz was married to V. Lee DeMasters. ...
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Kenneth Stuart Olschwanger

August 28, 1956 - June 3, 2017

Kenny lost his long and courageous fight with cancer on June 3rd, but in the process he won over many admirers, including his family, friends, co-workers, doctors and nurses. Never one to back down from a challenge, he took on cancer and extended his life far beyond everyone's expectations. Kenny was born in Houston, TX and at early age, his family moved to Dallas where he ultimately...
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Kathryn Amsler Priddy

March 13, 1927 - June 2, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Mary Lou Sarber Hamm

November 21, 1928 - June 2, 2017

Mary Lou passed away peacefully at the age of 88 on Friday, June 2, 2017. She was surrounded by her loving and devoted children. Mary Lou was born on November 21, 1928 in Okemah, Oklahoma, to her parents Fred Guy Sarber and Nola Mitchell Sarber. Her family moved to Wewoka, Oklahoma when she was nine months old. Mom spent her entire childhood in Wewoka before leaving for The University of Oklahoma...
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Grady Huffman

November 27, 1923 - June 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Viola Dawn Strodel

August 6, 1933 - May 29, 2017

In the presence of love and peace, Viola (Dawn) Grew Strodel went to be with the Lord on Monday, May 29, 2017, after a brief battle with congestive heart failure. Dawn was born in Mars Hill, Maine, on August 6, 1933, and is preceded in death by her parents Edwin Russell Grew and Pearl Viola Garrison Grew. She graduated from Aroostook Central Institute High School and received a B.S. in education...
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Justin Clayton Joseph

November 23, 1944 - May 28, 2017

Justin Clayton Joseph lost his two year battle with prostate cancer on May 28, 2017. Justin was born on November 23, 1944, in Philadelphia, PA, to Louis Abraham Joseph and Francis Goldman Joseph. His family relocated to Albuquerque, NM, in 1952 where he later attended Highland High School. Justin received his undergraduate degree from the University of New Mexico in 1962.Justin chose to raise his...
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Marion W. Crume

May 1, 1925 - May 27, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Hillcrest Mausoleum & Memorial Park.
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Marion Crume

May 1, 1925 - May 27, 2017

Marion Frances White Crume, longtime Hockaday School educator and widow of the late Dallas Morning News columnist Paul Crume, passed away on May 27, less than a month after her 92nd birthday, from complications of Alzheimer's. Born in Ranger, TX, Mrs. Crume was the oldest of the five children of Charles D. and Marian Gingrich White, and was the last surviving member of her immediate family. ...
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Robert Benton Newberry

March 29, 1926 - May 27, 2017

Robert Newberry, 91, of Dallas, Texas, passed away on May 27, 2017. He was born on March 29, 1926 in Dallas, Texas, the son of Robert William and Ruth Belle (Green) Newberry.He was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School and a member of the Agape Bible Class of Prestonwood Baptist Church of Plano. Robert served in the Amphibious Forces of The United States Navy in WWII. He received the Purple...
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Mary Grace Klein

October 14, 1928 - May 26, 2017

Mary Grace Carter Klein (Mimi) passed away peacefully with her family by her side and joined her Heavenly Father on May 26, 2017. Born on October 14, 1928 to Grace Connally and James Fleming Carter Jr. in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Mary Grace was the youngest of three girls. She graduated from Central High School in Tulsa, where she served as secretary of her senior class. She then came to Dallas to...
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Esther Lee Eatenson

December 29, 1923 - May 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Daniel Christopher Caballero Aboujaoude

May 25, 2017 - May 25, 2017

Daniel Christopher Aboujaoude, was born and passed away on May 25, 2017, at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. He was born the son of Dani Riad and Ingrid Caballero Aboujaoude.A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 2:00 PM on Saturday, June 3, 2017, at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 6306 Kenwood Avenue, Dallas, Texas. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial...
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Walter Frank Goodman

December 17, 1960 - May 25, 2017

Walter was born December 17, 1960 to Walter F. Goodman, Jr. and Loraine Farris Goodman. He died unexpectedly on May 25, 2017.Walt graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School, a National Merit Scholar with honors. He received a scholarship from Washington University, St. Louis, MO, where he was the protégé of Howard Nemerov, former Poet Laureate of the United States who said Walt was...
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Mildred Payne

December 25, 1917 - May 25, 2017

Mildred Freeman Payne was born on December 25, 1917 in Grand Saline, Texas to Garland Franklin Freeman and Era Hendley Freeman. She was the youngest of five children. She received a degree in teaching and launched a forty year career as a first grade teacher at Bluebonnet Elementary School in Fort Worth, Texas. She met and fell in love with her soul mate, Jonathan Mack Payne, Jr., married, and...
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Keith Allen Schmidt

December 10, 1934 - May 23, 2017

Keith Allen Schmidt of Dallas, was born at home in Cissna Park, Illinois, on December 10, 1934. He grew up in Watseka, Illinois, graduating from Watseka High School in 1953. He went on to pursue his BBA ('57) and MBA ('65) degrees at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, and earning his CPA designation in 1969. He began his banking career in Chicago at American National Bank,...
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Myrtis E. Eubanks

August 30, 1924 - May 23, 2017

Myrtis Elizabeth Christian Eubanks, a woman who loved life entirely, fully and without hesitation, died peacefully on May 23, 2017, with family at her side.FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS: Visitation and Reception: 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. on May 25, 2017, at Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home. A memorial service will follow at 2:00 pm with burial at 3:00 p.m. in Firemen's Rest at Hillcrest Memorial Park.Myrtis...
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William Neal Sherman

October 4, 1937 - May 19, 2017

William (Bill) Sherman, age79, of Dallas, TX, formerly of Chicago, Il. passed away peacefully on May 19th 2017. Husband of Joan(Carren) Sherman, loving father of Michael (Betti Schwieger) Sherman and Diane (Marty Adler), grandfather to Eric, Matthew, Leah and Noah. Loving brother to sister Sheila (Mel Simon). He was treasured by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.Family and friends...
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Crystal Ann Barton

February 28, 1970 - May 18, 2017

Crystal Ann Barton was born in Macon, Georgia, February 28, 1970.I believe her parents were "on the road" at the time. The details of Crystal's early life are vague. All I really have to go by is the stories she told me over the years.Crystal's early life was difficult, she was raised by a single mom who had many challenges. Crystal bounced around from school to school, never staying in one...
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Petty Jo Leachman

March 21, 1923 - May 18, 2017

Petty Jo Leachman, of Dallas and Irving, Texas, was born on March 21st in Woodward, Oklahoma, and lost her courageous battle with Alzheimer's disease on Thursday, May 18, 2017. Petty Jo is survived by her maternal cousins Joseph W. Walker and his wife Christine of Irving, Texas, Dan Walker of McKinney, Texas. Along with many other maternal cousins. She is also survived by her paternal cousins...
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Helen Louise Fisher

August 31, 1918 - May 18, 2017

Helen Louise Miller Fisher, a long-time resident of Springfield, Ohio, passed away on May 18, 2017, at a care facility in Garland, TX. Helen was born on August 31, 1918, in Decatur, IL. She grew up in Illinois and graduated from Bradley University where she met her husband Niles, and they were married until his death in 1982. She loved to travel, was an avid bridge player, active in many civic...
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Keith Perry Holder

December 31, 1955 - May 17, 2017

Keith P. Holder, 61, of McKinney, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. He will always be remembered as a caring friend to all who knew and loved him.He was born in Dallas, TX on December 31st, 1955, to Clarence Perry Holder and Dorothy "Dot" Rhodes Holder. He graduated from St Mark's School of Texas in 1974 and attended Vanderbilt University where he received his undergraduate...
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Keith Perry Holder

December 31, 1955 - May 17, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Hillcrest Mausoleum & Memorial Park.
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George Allen Kelt

June 30, 1935 - May 17, 2017

George Allen Kelt Jr. was born June 30, 1935, at the Valley Farm in Navarro County, TX, to George and Elizabeth Braswell Kelt. He was the second of four children. He graduated from San Jacinto High School in Houston; Texas A&M with an Accounting degree and Bates College of Law at the University of Houston.He served in the U.S. Air Force, was an accountant for Shell Pipeline in Wyoming, a...
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Howard Warren DeMoore

October 20, 1928 - May 16, 2017

Howard W. DeMoore, 88, of Dallas, TX, passed away on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at his home. He was born on October 20, 1928 in Kalamazoo, MI, the son of Peter and Vera (Moffett) DeMoore.Mr. DeMoore made an immense contribution to Litho Printing process during his lifetime. He began his passion for printing as a press helper in 1950. In 1968, as a veteran pressman, Mr. DeMoore started to develop...
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Benjamin Richard Respess

February 10, 1948 - May 16, 2017

Dr. Benjamin Richard (Dick) Respess was born in Alexandria, Virginia, February 10, 1948, and moved to Houston, Texas, with his parents, Benjamin and Jean Respess, at the age of 2. He passed away on May 16, 2017, in Dallas, Texas at age 69.Dick graduated with honors from The Kinkaid School in 1966 where he was active as member of the football, soccer, and golf teams and in student government. He...
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Stephen Price Barker

October 9, 1964 - May 13, 2017

A Memorial Service celebrating the life of Stephen Price Barker will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 19, 2017, at First United Methodist Church, Shreveport, Louisiana. The family will receive friends at a reception following the service at the church.Price was born on October 9, 1964, in Falls Church, Virginia, and passed away on May 13, 2017.Price was a 1982 graduate of Ruston High School...
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Murray Austein

April 25, 1925 - May 13, 2017

Murray Austein, 92, a resident of Dallas since 1950, passed away on May 13, 2017 surrounded by his family. A native of Brooklyn, NY, Murray was born to Adolph and Fannie Austein on April 25, 1925 and is preceded in death by his parents, his adoring wife Claire who passed away in September 2016, and his sister Matty Austein. Murray proudly served in the Philippines during World War II and...
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Guadalupe Burgues Sanditen

September 1, 1930 - May 12, 2017

Guadalupe Burgues Sanditen, "Lupe" was born on September 1, 1930 in Spain and passed away on May 12, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. She is preceded in death by her husband, Stanley Leon Sanditen and her parents. She is survived by her daughter, Margaret Ann Sanditen. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 1:30 PM at Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home, 7405 W. Northwest Hwy.,...
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Brooks Gray Shorkey

May 12, 2017 - May 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Marjorie Harman

June 20, 1930 - May 9, 2017

Marjorie Simmons Harman, of Dallas, went to be with our Lord and Savior on May 9, 2017, peacefully at Sonoma House Assisted Living and Memory Care. She will always be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend to all that knew and loved her. She was born in Dallas, Texas, on June 20, 1930, to Harold and Anna Mae Simmons. She was known for always having a...
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Nicholas Rex Jennings

May 23, 1944 - May 9, 2017

Nicholas Rex Jennings passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at his home in Dallas, TX. He was born on May 23, 1944, in Paris, Texas, to Betty and Rex Jennings. His dad spent his entire life as an executive with various Chambers of Commerce. As a result, "Nicky Rex" lived in a number of cities throughout Texas: Paris, Mt. Pleasant, Sherman, Sulphur Springs, Brownwood, Longview, Fort Worth, and...
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DeWayne Woodford Roberts

September 26, 1955 - May 7, 2017

Dewayne Roberts, 61, of Corsicana, TX passed away on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at Faith Presbyterian/T. Boone Pickens Hospice Care Facility in Dallas. He will always be remembered as a loving, husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, uncle and friend to all that knew and loved him. He was born in Leavenworth, Kansas on September 26, 1955 to James Woodford and Shirley Jean Roberts. He was a...
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Walter R. Runyan

September 5, 1925 - May 7, 2017

Walter Runyan, 91, of Dallas passed away on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at his residence in Dallas. He will always be remembered as a devoted father, husband, brother and friend to all that knew and loved him. He was born in Henryetta, OK, on September 5, 1925, to Walter and Sallie Christian Runyan. He attended the University of Oklahoma, the Colorado School of Mines and eared his PH.D. from the...
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Robert Andrew Wilson

July 3, 1941 - May 5, 2017

Robert Andrew Wilson was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on July 3, 1941. He died at his home in Dallas on May 5, 2017. He is the son of Elizabeth M. Wilson and Joseph Murray Wilson of Belmont, Mass. Bob graduated from Belmont High School in 1959 and entered Dartmouth College, where he was a member of the Theta Delta Chi fraternity and The Sphinx, a senior society. He graduated in 1963. Later that...
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Jill Anita Smith

November 1, 1934 - May 5, 2017

Jill Anita Smith died peacefully on May 5, 2017 after a period of illness. Relatives and friends are invited to attend services to honor and celebrate her life at Temple Shalom, 6930 Alpha Road, Dallas, TX 75240, on Sunday, May 7th at 4 pm. Mrs. Smith was born November 1, 1934 on Staten Island, NY. She graduated magna cum laude from Wagner College on Staten Island and received her masters degree...
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Emily Jane Rodgers

June 3, 1928 - May 5, 2017

Emily Desobry Rodgers McGuire of Highland Park died Friday, May 5 2017 at the age of 88. Emily was born to Colonel and Mrs. E.C. Desobry in San Francisco, June 3, 1928, and moved to University Park in 1942. She graduated from Highland Park HS in 1946, attended Lindenwood College, St. Charles, Missouri, and transferred to Southern Methodist University. At SMU, Emily was active in student...
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Logan Kong

August 30, 2013 - May 5, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Helen Ann Small

April 7, 1920 - May 4, 2017

Helen Ann Small, a truly remarkable woman, exited this world on May 4, 2017 at the age of 97. Helen was born in Akron, Ohio on April 7, 1920 to parents Arthur and Bella Freeder. She attended Kenmore High School graduating as salutatorian in 1936. She enrolled at Akron University but, as a child of the depression, she quit college after one year to find employment as a secretary to assist with the...
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Helen Fogel

April 1, 1929 - May 3, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Hillcrest Mausoleum & Memorial Park.
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John Roscoe Ware

June 17, 1952 - May 3, 2017

Ware, John Roscoe, M.D., died in his home on May 3, 2017, after a prolonged illness. A much-loved son, brother, uncle, and friend, John was born in Dallas on June 17, 1952, to Dr. Elgin Willis Ware, Jr., and Frances Golden Ware.He attended Bradfield School, where he developed a close circle of life-long friends, and graduated from Highland Park High School in 1970. John next went to Emory...
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Shirley Z. Klein

February 13, 1927 - May 3, 2017

Shirley Klein, 927-2017, died peacefully May 3, 2017. Predeceased by her loving husband Arthur, Shirley was dearly loved by her daughter, Marla Short (Rick), grandchildren Lynn Russell, Lance Russell, Kelley Russell, Aimee Chesnick (Bradley), Shane Ginsburg (Christa) and great grandchildren Rachel and Max. Interment at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Dallas. In lieu of flowers, the family requests...
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Helen Fogel

April 1, 1929 - May 3, 2017

Helen Cremer Fogel, 88, of Dallas, Texas passed away on May 3, 2017 with her family by her side.Funeral services were held at 12 noon on May 5 at the Chapel at Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery in Dallas.Helen was born April 1, 1929 in the small village of Repedea, Romania. She was orphaned at age 15, the sole survivor in her family of the Holocaust. She fondly remembered her parents,...
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David Gordon

October 17, 1938 - April 30, 2017

Dr. David Gordon, 78, a longtime resident of Dallas, Texas, passed away on April 30, 2017.David graduated from the University of Texas, Arlington, BS Engineering; Southern Methodist University, MS Engineering; and the University of Oklahoma, Doctorate of Engineering. He was a Full Professor at the University of Dallas for 40 years, where he taught Operations Management and directed the...
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Anita R. Kamperman

May 17, 1925 - April 29, 2017

Anita Rogers Kamperman, age 91, passed away on April 29, 2017 at home in Dallas after a prolonged illness. Born in Moore OK on May 17, 1925, Anita spent most of her life as a resident of Dallas. After graduating from Adamson High School in Oak Cliff in 1942, she spent the early years of World War II working first as a receptionist and later as a secretary at Griffith Theaters, a prominent name...
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Hollis Wade Goodman

June 7, 1924 - April 28, 2017

Hollis, 92, of Grapevine, Texas, passed away on Friday, April 28, 2017. He will always be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and a loyal friend to many. Hollis was born on June 7, 1924, in Muskogee, Oklahoma, to the late Elsie and Elmer Goodman, but the young family moved to Texas and always considered it home. A longtime Dallas resident, Hollis graduated...
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Aaron W. Campbell

May 13, 1928 - April 27, 2017

Our beloved Dad went home to be with his Heavenly Father on April 27, 2017. His was a life well lived, and he leaves behind a large, loving family and many friends. He was born on May 13, 1928, to Aaron "Bud"and Ruby Campbell, in Hillsboro, Texas. He married his high school sweetheart, Betty Jean Cooper Campbell, his bride of 57 years. After serving in the Army Air Corp., Aaron graduated from...
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Doris Cohen Levine

October 24, 1930 - April 26, 2017

Doris Cohen Levine died peacefully surrounded by family on April 26, 2017, after a lengthy illness. Born in Oklahoma City on October 24, 1930, she grew up in Altus, Oklahoma, with her parents, Norman and Esther Cohen and her brother, Leonard Morton (Esther). She graduated from the University of Oklahoma and was very active at O.U., she was president of her sorority, Sigma Delta Tau, and remained...
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Kathryn M. Samuell

July 11, 1922 - April 25, 2017

Mrs. Kathryn Moran Samuell, this lovely, wonderful and beautiful lady, has been a resident of Dallas, Texas since April 1971, when she and her husband, US Army Colonel Edward Worthington Samuell, Jr., retired from his station in Heidelberg, Germany.Kathryn came into this world on 11 July 1922. She was born in Geneva, New York, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Francis Moran, Senior. She...
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Barbara Jeffery

June 2, 1949 - April 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Conley Joseph Andrews

April 13, 1925 - April 21, 2017

Conley Joseph Andrews, age 92, Born April 13, 1925, passed away April 21, 2017. Survived by wife of 65 years, Joyce Johnson Andrews; Daughter, Karen Leigh Sand and husband Mike Sand of Rowlett; son Karl Vincent Andrews of Austin, four grandchildren Katie Gigon and husband Eric, Matthew Sand, Amy Blackwell and husband Chris, and Christopher Sand. Four great grandchildren Madelyn, Maybrie, Major...
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David Lawrence Wolfe

October 18, 1938 - April 20, 2017

David Lawrence Wolfe, former senior Vice President of Neiman Marcus and the man who Stanley Marcus cited in his book, Minding the Store, as "the greatest salesman he ever knew," passed away at the age of 78 on April 20, 2017 at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas following a stroke two days earlier. A funeral service will be held on May 6, 2017 at Sparkman-Hillcrest Funeral Home in...
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John Kevin Graham

July 17, 1963 - April 20, 2017

Kevin Graham, 53, of Pharr and Dallas, Texas, passed away peacefully April 20, 2017. Kevin lived an active life of service and philanthropy. After retiring from software consulting, he built a successful real estate development business and served on many boards of directors for community centers, museums, even a bird sanctuary, while volunteering with numerous non-profits and the Pharr-San Juan...
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Ida Kagan

May 23, 1923 - April 19, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Hillcrest Mausoleum & Memorial Park.
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Edward Kleiman

March 28, 1927 - April 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Charles B. Feldman

March 19, 1932 - April 17, 2017

Charles B. "Charley" Feldman, 85, passed away April 17, 2017, in Dallas. His kindness, sense of humor, love and deep loyalty to friends and family will forever be remembered and cherished. Born in Harlingen, Texas March 19, 1932, to Clara and Sam Feldman, immigrants from Poland, Charley graduated from Harlingen High School and The University of Texas Austin where he was a member of Sigma Alpha...
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Dora Mavis Fernandez

August 25, 1931 - April 16, 2017

Dora M. "Colette" Fernandez passed away April 16, 2017, Easter Sunday, peacefully and is now at rest in the loving hands of our savior, Jesus Christ. Our family will be forever comforted by her strong spirit and unquestioning faith in the life ever after.Colette was born August 25, 1931 in Colon, Panama, to Charles and Germaine Perret, who had emigrated from Switzerland during the building of...
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Carolyn Earl Humphreys-Musselman

April 19, 1926 - April 15, 2017

CAROLYN EARL HUMPHREYS MUSSELMAN died peacefully on her ranch in Albany, TX on April 15th 2017. She was born in Morrilton, Arkansas on April 19, 1928 to Cora Lee and Robert David Earl. She was a graduate of Chevy Chase Woman's College, MD and University of North Carolina where she received a BA in Sociology and was a member of Pi Beta Phi Sorority. After graduation, she made her debut in Little...
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Joan Evelyn Howard

February 4, 1927 - April 15, 2017

Joan Evelyn Howard was born on February 4, 1927 to Arnold R Martin and Evelyn K Hufman in New York City, New York. Joan passed from this life on April 15, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. Joan was employed as a private secretary for the head of the main office of Lincoln Mercury Motor Division in Dallas. She was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church in Dallas. Joan leaves behind to mourn her passing her...
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James R. Dyche

October 31, 1924 - April 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Frances Maxwell

January 2, 1921 - April 13, 2017

Former Dallas resident, Frances Weiser Maxwell, died on April 13, 2017 in Bakersfield, California, following a short illness. She was born January 2, 1921, to Christian Otto Weiser and Katherine Amalia Gerhardt, near Cisco in Romney. She is survived by her three children Linda Owen (Walt) of Bakersfield, Robert Michael Maxwell of Austin and Carla King (Gary) of Martin, Georgia, six...
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Jack Cooper

April 1, 1920 - April 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Ting L. Chu

December 26, 1924 - April 12, 2017

Ting Li Chu passed away April 12, 2017. Ting was born in Beijing, China on December 26, 1924. He received both his bachelor's degree and master's degree in chemistry at the Catholic University of Peking in China, before immigrating to St. Louis, Missouri in 1949 during the Communist Revolution. Ting earned his doctorate in chemical engineering from Washington University in St. Louis in 1952. Ting...
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Nereo Mario Timon

August 15, 1939 - April 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Suzanne Grace Miller

August 26, 1928 - April 11, 2017

Suzanne Friedlander (Sue) Miller, a longtime Mansfield civic and political volunteer, passed away peacefully on April 11, 2017 in Dallas. She was born in Cleveland on August 26, 1928 and graduated from Shaker Heights High School and Briarcliff College in Briarcliff Manor, New York. She was the daughter of Jerome and Marian Friedlander and the granddaughter of Sen. and Mrs. Albert Mendelson, all...
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Steven Owen Ritter

May 15, 1945 - April 10, 2017

Steven Owen Ritter, 71 of Mesquite, TX died Monday, April 10, 2017, peacefully at home.Steve was born May 12th, 1945 in Blakesburg, Iowa. He attended college at Iowa Wesleyan. He was a Gunnery Sargent in the Marines for 10 years and served in Vietnam. He moved to Mesquite in the late 1970's where he raised his sons Chad and Brett.He was an engineer at A.C. Horn for over 25 years. He was a man of...
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Elizabeth V. Rodriguez

November 28, 1923 - April 9, 2017

Elizabeth (Chave) Rodriguez, 93, was called home to our Lord on Sunday, April 9, 2017. She will always be remembered as a loving mother, and friend to all that knew and loved her. She was born in Dallas, TX to Hillario Valtierra and Lina Ramirez. She graduated from Crozier Tech High School and attended Emanuel Methodist Church and Webb Chapel United Methodist Church until her death. Liz...
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Martin Joseph Gitlin

January 7, 1925 - April 9, 2017

Martin Gitlin, age 92, of Dallas, Texas passed away on Sunday, April 9, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. Martin was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1925.He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Greta. Martin is survived by his son, Alan; granddaughter, Jaclyn; niece, Judy; and family members Jeanne, Emma and Mathew.He was a good 'ole boy, always friendly, with many good friends.
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James H. Davis

May 23, 1945 - April 7, 2017

James (Jim) H. Davis passed away on Friday, April 7th at his home in Dallas after a lengthy battle with diabetes. Jim was the son of George G. and Freda (Hargrave) Davis. Jim grew up in Dallas and then attended college in Idaho. After working a short time in Ohio, he returned to Dallas and remained here until his death.Jim was an amazing man who had an overwhelming desire to help others. For many...
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Edward Louis Rice

April 6, 2017

Edward Louis Rice was born in Conroe, Texas on July 26, 1958 to Fred Rice and Helen Harris. Upon his death, he was a resident of Dallas, Texas. Edward lost his long battle with prostate cancer and passed into the loving arms of his Lord and Savior on April 6, 2017 at the young age of 58. Edward received his Bachelor's Degree in Economics from Texas A & M University in 1982. He...
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