Our Obituaries

William Dawson Jordan

July 27, 1932 - January 30, 2018


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Jo Rhodes King

March 18, 1929 - January 30, 2018


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James Warren Hilburn

June 19, 1922 - January 29, 2018

James Warren Hilburn, age 95, passed away peacefully in his home on January 29, 2018, after a long and well lived life. Born on June 19, 1922 in Foreman, Arkansas to Lamar Hilburn and Era Vandiver Hilburn, James and family moved to Hawley, Texas where James spent his childhood. He joined the Army Air Corps in 1944 and served in World War II in the Pacific. He married Cleo Hilburn in 1947. ...
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Joe Olian

March 25, 1944 - January 29, 2018

Joseph "Joe" Bert Olian, 73, passed away January 29, 2018, in Dallas, Texas, after a long (but strong) battle with Alzheimer's. Joe was born March 25, 1944 in Bryan College Station, to Edward and Tiby Olian. Joe graduated from his beloved alma matter, The University of Texas in 1975, where he made numerous, deep, friendships - including his fraternal brothers of Tau Delta Phi. After college Joe...
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Joe Melvin Green

October 9, 1947 - January 27, 2018


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Carol Ann Hairston

December 24, 1942 - January 27, 2018

Carol Ann Graham Hairston, beloved mother, grandmother, sister, and friend, passed away at the age of 75 at her Dallas home on January 27th, 2018. She was surrounded by family and friends on a warm winter day as she was called home.Carol was born in Tyler, Texas on December 24, 1942. After graduating from Robert E Lee High School in Tyler, she attended Mary Baldwin College and later Southern...
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Susan Marie O'Brien

December 9, 1950 - January 26, 2018


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Robert Lloyd Kerley

August 4, 1956 - January 26, 2018

Robert Lloyd "Bob" Kerley of Dallas, Texas passed away on January 26, 2018. He was born August 4, 1956 in Ft. Worth to Jimmy Neill and Sue Freeman Kerley.Bob grew up in Corsicana, was a Red Raider in Lubbock and graduated from TWU. Bob followed his dad's footsteps by obtaining his advanced nurse practitioner's Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist degree in Ft. Worth at Harris Hospital. Bob...
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Hannah Thi Hsiao

January 25, 2018 - January 25, 2018


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David Lee Johnston

September 9, 1944 - January 25, 2018

David Lee Johnston, beloved husband, father and friend passed away Wednesday, January 25, 2018 at 73 years of age. Born in Corpus Christi, Texas in 1944, he moved with his family to Arizona, as a child. He excelled in high school academically and was a member of Key Club and served as the national governor of the Southwest region of Key Club. He received a scholarship to University of Arizona...
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Ella H. Kershaw

February 13, 1929 - January 24, 2018

Ella Scott Kershaw, 88 of Dallas, Texas, passed away on January 24, 2018. A wife, mother and friend, Ella was born on February 13, 1929 in San Francisco, California to Charles R. Scott and Susie Scott. In her teens and early twenties, she was a fashion model in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where she met the love of her life, John Kershaw. She joined him in attending Bible College in Tulsa, Oklahoma....
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Frances Phillips Barboglio

December 23, 1918 - January 24, 2018


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Leon Samuel Gale

March 19, 1923 - January 24, 2018


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Kimberly Thompson

January 8, 1961 - January 24, 2018


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Dorothy Ada Hinckley

May 24, 1916 - January 22, 2018

Our beloved and precious mother, "Mimi", stepped into Glory on January 22, 2018 at the beautiful age of 101. Dorothy Ada Dupre' was born on May 24, 1916 in Ville Platte, Louisiana to Eli and Gadrate Dupre'. Love of family and hospitality touched her heart as a child with the tradition of Sunday afternoon "visits and cake" with cousins and close family. In 1935, she graduated from the Academy of...
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Margery Enoch

April 1, 1925 - January 22, 2018


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Daniel M. Davis

October 2, 1933 - January 21, 2018

Daniel M. Davis passed away on January 21, 2018, in Dallas, Texas. He was born on October 2, 1933, in Dawson, Texas, to James Edgar Davis and Alice Moseley Davis. Dan graduated from Dawson High School in 1951. He attended Southern Methodist University and graduated in 1954 with a major in Accounting. He was a proud member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity and was admitted into membership in its...
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Algeria C. Merrell

March 10, 1921 - January 20, 2018

Algeria "Toots" Merrell went home to be with the Lord on January 20, 2018. Visitation will be held Friday, January 26, 2018 from 2:00 to 6:00 pm at Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held Bethany Missionary Baptist Church, 6710 Webster St., Dallas, TX, 75209 on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 11:00 am with viewing at 10:00 am. Interment Hillcrest Memorial Park. In a life...
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Evelyn Barbara Bubis

April 29, 1932 - January 20, 2018


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Dorothy Eloise Malone

January 30, 1924 - January 19, 2018

Dorothy Malone passed peacefully into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, January 19, 2018, days before turning 94. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, daughter, sister and friend. She will be dearly missed.Born Dorothy Eloise Maloney on January 30, 1924 in Chicago, Illinois to Robert and Esther Maloney. Dorothy was the eldest of five children born into a loving,...
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Stewart Irwin Kipness

June 18, 1942 - January 17, 2018

Stewart Irwin Kipness, age 75, of Rockwall, TX passed from this life on Wednesday January 17,2018. He will be remembered as a loving father, brother, uncle and friend. Stewart was an avid lover of all things equestrian, canine, bass fishing, and golf, but his loving relationship with his son was unparalleled. He was born on June 18,1942 in New York to Max and Mollie Kipness. He was preceded in...
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Marcelline Valerie Williams

December 19, 1917 - January 17, 2018

Marcelline Valerie (Crawford) Williams, age 100, surrounded by the love of her family, left this world to be with God on January 17, 2018. Marcy was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, on December 19, 1917 to Beatrice Marcelline Jolet and Ralph Eli Anthony Crawford. She was married to her loving and caring husband Jake Williams for 40 years, who preceded her in death.Marcy was a devoted Christian and...
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Charisse Gerson

February 25, 1954 - January 17, 2018

In Memory ofCharisse GersonFebruary 25, 1954 - January 17, 2018With sadden hearts, our beloved Charisse Gerson passed away January 17, 2018. She was preceded in death by her Parents, Aaron James Gerson and Shirley Jean Gerson.Charisse is survived by her husband, Bill Petty; brother, Neil Gerson; step-son, John Petty, step-daughter, Kim Petty, nephew, Aaron Gerson, Godsons, Axle, Brock, and Cooper...
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Jean E. Lacy

November 24, 1918 - January 16, 2018


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Ellie Havelos Gile

October 20, 1929 - January 13, 2018

Born on October 20th 1929, went to the Lord on January 13th 2018.Ellie was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina on October 20, 1929. She was married for 61 years to her beloved husband LTC. Charles Gile RET. Her life encompassed a childhood growing up in Greece during the German occupation throughout WWII, traveling the world, teaching international cooking at Richland College, fashion consultant...
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Idarene H. Glick

March 4, 1924 - January 13, 2018

Glick, IdareneMarch 4, 1924-January 13, 2018Idarene Haas Glick was born on March 4, 1924, in Marlow, Oklahoma, and passed away peacefully on January 13, 2018, at the age of 93 surrounded by her family. Idarene "Mimi" never met a stranger. She found joy keeping in touch with friends and sharing Sunday night dinners with family. Idarene was married to Louis Glick from July 4, 1944, until his death...
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Henry Aloysius Hammann

May 21, 1954 - January 13, 2018

Henry Aloysius Hammann, beloved Opa, dad, brother, husband, uncle and friend to so many, passed away unexpectedly on January 13, 2018 from an aortic aneurysm. He never had the intention of leaving us in a well-preserved body, rather he wanted to skid out on two wheels, thoroughly used up, shouting out, "That's It! What a fun ride!"Henry's life motto, Einfach Leben, "Live Everyday" is something...
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Charles Joseph Wyly

August 18, 1959 - January 11, 2018

Wyly, Charles Joseph, III, better known as Chip, died unexpectedly due to complications of a recent illness on the morning of January 11, 2018, at the age of 58, peacefully in his home. Chip was born in Houston, Texas, on August 18, 1959, to Caroline (Dee) Wyly and the late Charles Joseph Wyly, Jr. Chip was a gentle and kind person who was unfailingly happy. He truly lived life to the fullest....
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James O. Cary

January 22, 1922 - January 11, 2018

James Orvis Cary, 95, passed away in Dallas, TX on January 11, 2018, pain and illness free, the peaceful passing of which we all should dream. He was a decorated veteran of World War II, Korea and one reason it is called "the Greatest Generation."Born on January 22, 1922 in Hot Springs, AR to the late James A. and Thelma Cary, he graduated from high school in Los Angeles, CA and earned a...
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Elizabeth Ann McKool

August 3, 1929 - January 11, 2018

Elizabeth Ann (Betty) McKool passed away peacefully on January 11, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. She was born Elizabeth Ann Raney in Dallas on August 3, 1929 to Alfred and Sadie Raney. Raised in Dallas, Betty was admired for her striking beauty as well as her outgoing and generous personality. At age 16, she fell in love with and married Mike McKool, who had just returned from the harrowing experience...
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Natalie Stewart Cortez

January 12, 1977 - January 10, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Peter Pauls Stewart

May 26, 1920 - January 10, 2018

STEWART, Peter Pauls Peter Pauls Stewart, 97, passed peacefully at his longtime home in Dallas surrounded by his family and friends on January 10. He joins in heaven his beloved wife Betty May Exall Stewart (who died in 2009), his brother Waldo Ewing Stewart (2003), step-brother Homer "Pete" Lewis, his mother Myrtle Marie Pauls Stewart (1923), and his father Harry Ewing Stewart (1961). Some knew...
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Paul Edward Heatherington

January 5, 1943 - January 10, 2018

Paul Edward Heatherington, Sr. 75, passed away in Dallas on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018 surrounded by his loving family and close friends after battling cancer. He is survived by his sons, Paul Heatherington, Jr. and Patrick Heatherington. He was born Jan. 5, 1943 in Pittsburgh, PA, to Lloyd and Catherine Heatherington. Paul was the second of four children and he is survived by his brothers, Jack...
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Glen Darell Grimmett

September 8, 1941 - January 9, 2018


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Constance Raptis

October 3, 1926 - January 9, 2018

Constance C. Raptis was born on October 3, 1926 in Vallejo, California, to Theodora and Thomas Chanley, and passed away on January 9, 2018. She moved to Greece as a young child, and in 1946 returned to the United States and settled in Dallas, Texas. On September 26, 1954, she married Demetrios Raptis, her loving husband of 63 years. She was a life-long member of The Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox...
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Alice Webb Spradley

November 12, 1924 - January 9, 2018

Alice Webb Spradley died at home on January 9, 2018. She was born in Austin, Texas on November 12, 1924, and was married to Walter M. Spradley from September 6, 1947, until his death on November 6, 1993. Mrs. Spradley is survived by her children: Ernest Webb Spradley and his wife Deborah Hay Spradley; Charles Donelson Spradley and his wife Anne Bowles Spradley; and Alice Spradley Ogle and her...
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Leonard Taichholz

July 2, 1925 - January 9, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Dean Parrino

July 11, 1939 - January 8, 2018

Dean Sebastian Parrino passed away on January 8, 2018, at the age of 78. Dean was born on July 11, 1939 in Dallas, Texas to Dean Anthony and Rosalie Zaby Parrino. An only child, he lived in Dallas his entire life and attended Highland Park High School. The Parrino Family was one of the first Italian families to open an Italian restaurant in Dallas. Dean was widely known as the owner of Dean's...
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Marilyn R. Corrigan

January 18, 1929 - January 8, 2018

Marilyn Harris Ray Corrigan was born in Houston, Texas on January 18, 1929 to Mary and DeWitt Ray and went to be with the Lord on January 8, 2018. She died peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving children and sister. She graduated from Highland Park High School in 1947 and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 1951, where she was a member of Kappa Kappa...
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Vanette Hopkins

December 14, 1927 - January 8, 2018

Vanette was born December 14, 1927 in Dallas, Texas the only child of Oliver Jay and Ada Diehm Van Valin, who both predeceased her. She passed away Jan. 8, 2018. Vanette had celebrated her 90th birthday in December with a lavish party attended by friends and family. Vanette was married from 1946 to 1972 to the late Frank I. Hopkins, who died in 1984. A stay-at-home mom for her four children, she...
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Rita Crocker Clements

October 30, 1931 - January 6, 2018

Rita Crocker Clements was born October 30, 1931 in Newton, Kansas to Mason and Florabel Crocker, and she died on January 6, 2018 from complications of Alzheimer's disease. From riding horseback while herding sheep and cattle on the Kansas plains to advising at the highest levels of government and education in Texas, Rita experienced a multi-faceted life. She treasured her 36-year marriage to...
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Toula Mihalopoulos

April 4, 1930 - January 5, 2018

Toula "Dimitra" Mihalopoulos was born on April 4, 1930 in Kato Hora/Nafpaktos, Greece. She immigrated to the United States in 1952 where she married Gus Mihalopoulos, her loving husband of 60 years. The couple settled in Chicago, Illinois to raise their three children before moving to Dallas in in 1977. Gus and Toula owned several successful restaurants in both Dallas and Chicago. Toula was...
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Lorraine Marie Carroll

September 13, 1924 - January 5, 2018

Lorraine M. Carroll, 93, born on September 13, 1924 in Toledo, Ohio, passed peacefully in her sleep on January 5, 2018. Beloved spouse of the late Roger C. Carroll, and survived by 3 children, Roger L. Carroll, Bret Carroll (Dallas) & Linda Carroll O'Nan (Marble Falls); 5 grandsons & 7 great-grandsons. Lorraine was a nationally accredited flower show & bromeliad judge, and had a passion for...
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Peter N. Poulos

August 28, 1960 - January 4, 2018

Burial arrangements under the direction of Hillcrest Mausoleum & Memorial Park.
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Barbara Armstrong Kern

July 28, 1932 - January 4, 2018

KERN, Barbara Armstrong was born July 28, 1932, in Montgomery, Alabama to Maybelle Watts Armstrong Cauthen and Daniel E. Armstrong and passed away January 4, 2018. Barbara, aka "Babo", was a wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, confidant, and a friend - all accomplished with ease and grace. She influenced our lives with wisdom, kindness, strength and unconditional love. We will...
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Michael M. Stekoll

February 14, 1964 - January 4, 2018

Michael M. Stekoll passed away on January 4, 2018. Michael was born on February 14, 1964. Michael is survived by his daughters Marrion and Marilyn, mother Clara Stekoll and sister Lou Ann Ray. He is preceded in death by his father Marrion "Babe" StekollFuneral Service will be held on Sunday, January 7, 2018, 3:00 PM at Sparkman Hillcrest Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, family asks that...
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Jerry Wayne Green

January 29, 1963 - January 1, 2018

Jerry W. Green died unexpectedly on January 1, 2018 having lead an accomplished and fulfilling life. Jerry was born in Kingsville, Texas on January 29, 1963. In early life, Jerry had the opportunity to live in a number of places as his father was an engineer for Exxon (Kingsville, Refugio, Houston, Corpus Christi, Kingsville [2nd], New Orleans, Lafayette, Los Angeles, Houston [2nd]). Jerry...
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Leo Salit

April 16, 1922 - January 1, 2018

Leo Salit, age 95, passed away on January 1st, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. He was surrounded by family members near and far as he made this journey. Leo was born on April 16th 1922 in New York City, NY. He met his future wife, Beatrice Abish, when they were teenagers, through friends who gathered on the steps of tenement houses in the Bronx. They were casual friends for years while Leo attended the...
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John Price Daniel

January 23, 1949 - December 31, 2017

John "Price" Daniel born to Bud and Bonnie Daniel of Wichita Falls, TX on January 23, 1949 and will now celebrate his eternal birthday in heaven on December 31, 2017. He will be sadly and sorely missed by his loving family. Price, whom his daughter affectionately called "Griswold", will be remembered for his wonderful sense of humor and dedication to his golf game.A beloved son, brother and uncle...
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Cordelia L. Jordan

April 15, 1917 - December 31, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Joyce Ann LANDES

December 8, 1935 - December 31, 2017

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Ben Robinson Murphy

June 8, 1966 - December 31, 2017

Ben Robinson Murphy Jr, "Rob", much loved son of Ben and Carol Murphy, passed away in Dallas on December 31, 2017. Rob was born on June 8, 1966 in Nashville, Tennessee but spent the majority of his years living in Dallas. He was a high school graduate of St. Marks School of Texas and went on to earn a bachelor of science degree from Northern Arizona University where he graduated summa cum laude....
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Roxanne Lee Sachs

April 17, 1934 - December 31, 2017

Roxanne (Roxy) Lee Sachs of Dallas, Texas passed away December 31, 2017 at the age of 83. She was born April 17, 1934, in Minneapolis, Minnesota and lived most of her adult life in Dallas. Described by friends as the "quintessential Barbara Walters" for her poise and social nature, Roxy was a business woman, a world traveler, and a mother and grandmother. She was admired by women for her...
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Antonio S. Garcia

June 13, 1922 - December 30, 2017

Antonio Garcia, 95, of Dallas passed away on Saturday December 30, 2017 in Dallas. He is survived by his children: Yolanda Guajardo (Ernesto), Edith Garcia, Tony Garcia, his grandchildren: Mary Helen Guajardo, Ernesto Guajardo, Felicia Orozco, Arturo Guajardo, Marissa Garcia, Thomaz Vasquez, Marisol Vasquez. Nine great grandchildren: Aliyah Loera, Levi, Yohanna, Pablo Guajardo, Ayden Torres,...
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Lillian Lenora Spruill

August 25, 1920 - December 30, 2017

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Mildred Olha

September 26, 1933 - December 30, 2017

Mildred "Millie" Olha (nee: Jungles) passed away peacefully from this life on December 30, 2017. Born September 26, 1933 in Homer Glen, Illinois. Millie grew up in Homer Glen, IL where she met her lifelong sweetheart and husband John. They enjoyed 58 years of marriage together, raising their three children on the family farm. Millie was a devoted mother who enjoyed life and caring for her...
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Robert Andrew Pigg

September 23, 1947 - December 29, 2017

Robert Andrew Pigg, Jr., born September 23, 1947 passed away Friday, December 29, 2017 after a short battle with cancer. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert A. Pigg and Dorothy Pigg Fulton. Robbie was a graduate of Lake Highlands High School and Texas Tech University, where he was a proud brother of the Phi Gamma Delta (Fiji) fraternity. He loved golf, fishing and hunting; anything...
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Virginia Blaydes Zachry

March 4, 1919 - December 29, 2017

VIRGINIA CAMPBELL BLAYDES ZACHRYVirginia was born in Shelbyville, Ky. on March 4, 1919. Her parents and two sisters preceded her in death. She went home to be with her Lord on December 29, 2017. Virginia's beloved husband Rev. H. C. "Zach" Zachry to whom she was married for fifty three years departed from this life on January 25, 2003. She is survived by their two sons H. Campbell Zachry and...
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Edward Irwin Leon

September 25, 1945 - December 28, 2017

Edward I. Leon died on December 28, 2017, after a long illness with pulmonary fibrosis. He was a loving husband of Janet, the father of Michael (Anna) and Marty (Claudia) and the devoted grandfather of Mikaela, Alexis, and London. Services will be held at 3pm on Sunday, December 31, 2017 in the chapel at Sparkman Hillcrest Funeral Home, 7405 West Northwest Highway in Dallas with graveside service...
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Jose Merced Araiza

September 24, 1957 - December 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Carmelita H. BULLOCH

August 4, 1933 - December 27, 2017

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David E. Cooper

September 19, 1937 - December 27, 2017

David E Cooper (Dave) age 80 passed away peacefully in Dallas on Dec 27. He was born in Rochester NY on September 19, 1937, the son of Harold Henry Cooper and Dorothy Elizabeth St. Claire.He moved his family to Dallas in 1965 and founded Industrial Equipment Company of Dallas where he served as President and CEO for over 30 years. He also served on the Distributor Advisory Council for The...
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John Allen Ward

February 2, 1954 - December 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Rebecca Buchanan Brimmage

March 20, 1999 - December 27, 2017

Rebecca loved a good story, and here is our attempt to tell the story of her too short but well-lived life. Rebecca was born in the late evening on March 20, 1999 in Dallas, Texas. She arrived on time and without complications or fanfare, just as we would learn to expect of her. She was the first grandchild on one side of the family and the first granddaughter on the other side, and she was...
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Barbara Lawson

April 20, 1935 - December 27, 2017

Barbara Lederman Lawson, cherished wife, mother, grandmother, and friend died on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at home surrounded by her family. She was born to August and Anna Lederman on April 20, 1935 in Dallas, Texas, where she lived the remainder of her life with the exception of her sacred New Mexico summer home. She was a student of literature, a voracious reader throughout her life. Rarely...
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James Patterson Hagan

March 18, 1918 - December 26, 2017

James Patterson Hagan, born March 18, 1918 in Troup, Texas to Sandy Walker Hagan and Ytol Myrelle Caldwell Hagan, passed away on December 26, 2017. James Patterson Hagan moved to Tyler, TX around the age of two. He attended Tyler High School and briefly went to the University of Texas before joining the Army, training in Denver, Colorado and serving at the 67th General Hospital in Taunton,...
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Mary Jean Manning

March 19, 1924 - December 23, 2017

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Jeanne W. Baxter

December 6, 1941 - December 23, 2017

Jeanne Keith Williams Baxter was born on 6 December 1941 to Ina Lee and Keith A. Williams of Dallas, Texas. She died unexpectedly on 23 December 2017, at her home in Plano. During a long and busy life, Jeanne was an exceptional student, a successful architect, an accomplished sailor, a loving mother to three children, four stepchildren, and six grandchildren, and a devoted wife.Jeanne graduated...
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Jeffrey Christopher Najork

November 17, 1975 - December 23, 2017

Jeffrey Christopher Najork, age 42, of Dallas, Texas passed away peacefully on December 23, 2017. Jeff was born November 17, 1975 in Austin, Texas. He moved to Dallas with his parents at the age of 4. He graduated from Duncanville High School in 1994 and received a BBA in Business from Texas Tech University in 1999.Jeff is survived by his daughters Jade Camryn and Jemma Claire Najork, his...
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Jimmy Knox Parr

December 25, 1938 - December 22, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Edwin Ray Jones

November 27, 1929 - December 20, 2017

Edwin Ray "Ed"Jones passed away 12/20/17 after a courageous battle with Alzheimer and a short battle with Cancer. Ed was born in Magnum Greer Co. Oklahoma 11/27/29 to Dennis Martell Jones and Fannie Mabel Watson. Ed grew up in Littlefield, Texas and graduated from New Mexico Military Institute high school and Junior College.Ed served in the USMC as a fighter pilot with VFM-114 and as a flight...
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Kirby Hall Jackson

November 29, 1980 - December 19, 2017

Kirby "Trey" Hall Jackson, III, 37, of Dallas, died December 19, 2017. Trey was born November 29, 1980 in Dallas, Texas and was a lifelong resident. He graduated from Bishop Lynch High School in 2000 and went on to obtain his Bachelor of Science in Economics from Southern Methodist University in 2005. Growing up, Trey was an avid soccer player who was a member of several recreational and...
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Hulda Shaddock

October 7, 1917 - December 18, 2017

Hulda Martha Gaertner Shaddock died in Dallas on December 18, 2017, at the age of 100. She is survived by her children, Carroll Shaddock and wife Dorothea Schulze Shaddock, Houston; Peter Henry Shaddock and wife Phyllis Dunlap Shaddock, Dallas; Gail Shaddock Rogers and husband Michael Rogers, Plano; William Charles Shaddock and wife Kim McDonald Shaddock, Plano; twelve grandchildren: Christian...
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Lois T. Eddins

October 22, 1919 - December 18, 2017

Beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Lois Eddins passed away December 18, 2017 at the age of 98. Born October 22, 1919, in Dallas, Texas, Lois was the daughter of Rev. Fred Allen Tucker and Hazel Agnes Tucker Blackburn, and granddaughter of Rev. George Allen Tucker, a founder and signer of Oklahoma's state constitution. As the daughter of a Methodist minister, Lois and her siblings...
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Lois T. Eddins

October 22, 1919 - December 18, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Hillcrest Mausoleum & Memorial Park.
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Julia S. Caplan

June 1, 1935 - December 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Julia Schwab Caplan

June 1, 1935 - December 16, 2017

Julia ("Julie") Schwab Caplan, aged 82, of Plano, Texas, passed away December 16, 2017. Julie was born June 1, 1935 in The Bronx, New York. She married her husband of 32 years, Donald David Caplan, in 1960. They had two daughters, Linda and Helene, and lived and raised their children in New Jersey until they they were relocated from New Jersey to the Texas in 1980. Julie was heartbroken when...
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John Russell Tower

August 21, 1921 - December 16, 2017

John Russell Tower, a resident of Dallas for more than half a century, native to Weymouth Massachusetts, passed away in the afternoon of December 16th. Son of Josephine and Oscar Tower, John was born on the 21stof August in 1912, one of two children. He was predeceased by his sister Eleanor, his son John Bernard Tower, his wife Grace Roos Tower and his dear friends Rafi Zeinelpour and Freeman...
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Jerry Bowen Williamson

July 18, 1939 - December 16, 2017

Jerry Bowen Williamson, III, passed away at home on Saturday, December 16, 2017. He was born on July 18, 1939 to Bowen & Irma Clifton Speight Williamson. He was predeceased by his parents. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Diane Thomas Williamson, his son Paul and wife Carol and their children Thomas, Walker and Ellie, his son Bo and wife Megan and their children Emma and Millie, and his...
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Ora Jean Nielson

November 12, 1941 - December 16, 2017

ORA JEAN NIELSONNovember 12, 1941 - December 16, 2017Jean Nielson knew how to celebrate life.Known for her festive touches that brightened every occasion and her tireless volunteer efforts, Jean dedicated her entire life to putting others before herself. She was able to spend time with friends and family before she passed away in Dallas, Texas on Saturday, December 16, 2017.Born in Richfield,...
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Helen Bennnett Voorhees

April 15, 1916 - December 15, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Hillcrest Mausoleum & Memorial Park.
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Helen Bennett Voorhees

April 15, 1916 - December 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Nancy Ann Chandler

December 3, 1924 - December 15, 2017

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Charles A. BARNS

October 30, 1932 - December 15, 2017

Charles Albert "Charlie" Barns went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Friday, December 15, 2017. Charlie was born on October 30th, 1932 in Dallas, TX, the third son of W.C. and Clara Barns, following his older brothers, Bill and Jim. He graduated from Highland Park High School, then Southern Methodist University where he was a member of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. After...
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Sharyn Elaine Suckle

July 13, 1945 - December 14, 2017

Sharyn Elaine Suckle was born July 13, 1945, in Sherman, Texas, the daughter of late Irvin and Rebekah Burk Suckle. She attended Hillcrest High School, Dallas, Texas, and the University of Texas, Austin, where she was a member of Sigma Delta Tau Sorority. She is survived by brothers Richard (Leslie) and David Suckle; nieces Ashleigh White, Shelby Lambert (Dave); nephews Bradley Suckle (Nicole)...
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Donald Philip Shellenberg

September 4, 1926 - December 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Ann Standerfer Jay

July 24, 1926 - December 13, 2017

Ann Beatrice Standerfer Jay, of Mount Pleasant, Texas, died and went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. Ann was born on July 24, 1926 in McKinney Texas. She was the daughter of Armpy and Margaret Standerfer. She is survived by her sons Tommy Wheeler Jr., Leonard Newman Jr., and Mark Crockett; by her daughter Jeanette Wheeler; by her sister Betty Sue Dowden; and her brother...
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Michael Scott Knuths

April 30, 1936 - December 13, 2017

Knuths, Michael Scott Died on December 13, 2017. He was born on April 30, 1936 in Ames, Iowa to Michael Frederick Knuths and Mary Emma Parsons. He graduated from Ames High School in 1954, enrolled in the U.S. Army and served in the Tank and Armor Unit in Germany. He was a graduate of the University of Colorado Boulder where he met Lois, his wife of 48 years. Upon his graduation from the...
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Barbara Jane Arnstein

December 17, 1927 - December 13, 2017

ARNSTEIN, BARBARA JANE12/17/1927 - 12/13/2017Barbara was a devoted wife and mother. She was born on 12/17/1927 in Providence, Rhode Island to Irwin and Rose Forbstein. She was raised in Providence and graduated from Brown University with a BA in Philosophy. She was proud of her academic achievements, graduating magna cum laude, as well as her membership in the Phi Beta Kappa Society. In 1949,...
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E. G. Criswell

August 11, 1940 - December 11, 2017

Former Arizona resident, E. G. "Cris" Criswell, 77, went home to be with our Lord Dec. 11, 2017 in Plano, TX, surrounded by his beloved family.Cris was born Aug. 11, 1940, in Tulsa, OK to Victor E. Criswell & Doris Messenger Criswell. He grew up in Tulsa, OK graduating from Will Rogers High School & went on to attend Phillips University in Enid, OK. He began with the intention of going into the...
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Clefa Anne Bussey

February 16, 1932 - December 9, 2017

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Mamie Dell Miya

November 26, 1924 - December 8, 2017

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John Webb Lawrence

October 4, 1948 - December 8, 2017

John Webb Lawrence, John was born in Austin, Texas to Peggy Lovelady and John Michael Lawrence III on October 4, 1948 and passed away on December 8, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. He was known for being loyal, caring, hilarious and a great dancer. He graduated from Stephen F. Austin High School in Bryan, Texas and attended Texas A&M University and then continued his studies at the American University in...
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Ruth Sharp Altshuler

March 10, 1924 - December 8, 2017

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Bette L. Taraba

March 17, 1932 - December 8, 2017

Bette Taraba, 85, of Dallas passed away on Friday, December 8, 2017 of natural causes at a local Dallas hospital. She will always be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, aunt, sister and friend to all that knew and loved her. She was born in Roswell, New Mexico on March 17, 1932 to Roy and Ethel Moore Crandall. She was raised in Whitesboro, Texas and has lived in the Dallas area most...
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Susan Lila Sikora

August 24, 1941 - December 7, 2017

Susan "Sue" Sikora, age 76, died due to complications from cancer on December 7, 2017, in Dallas, Texas.Sue was born on August 24, 1941 in New York, New York to her parents Murray and Miriam Roth. She attended the University of Texas in Austin. In 1960, she married David "Sonny" Sikora and then raised their three children in Dallas. Sue loved her family more than anything and looked forward to...
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Herbert Roger Baker

November 12, 1928 - December 5, 2017

Herbert Roger "Pops" Baker was born November 12, 1928 in Kermit, Texas and passed away December 5, 2017 in Richardson, Texas. His life was lived through determination, fierce grit, and steadfast principle. These traits served him well and allowed him to rise from an agrarian life in rural North Texas to a fulfilling and successful one in Dallas. Herbert proudly served his country in World War II...
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Marian Lee Eisenberg

September 4, 1928 - December 5, 2017

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Edgar R. Crissey

October 13, 1923 - December 4, 2017

Edgar R. Crissey ("Ed"), left this world and joined his Savior and loved ones, on December 4, 2017, in Dallas. Ed was born on October 13, 1923, in Harvard, Illinois. He graduated from Highland Park High School in 1941.Ed served in the United States Army Air Corps during WWII as a radar technician and operator, first on anti-submarine patrol then with the 15th Air Force in North Africa and Italy....
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Dorothy Judd

March 28, 1933 - December 3, 2017

Dorothy Jo Williams Judd was born on March 28, 1933 on a farm outside the rural New Hope community near Anson, Texas to Ernest J. and Rilla Margaret Williams. She was the middle child who helped her Daddy pick cotton on the family farm until the dust bowl forced the Williams to relocate to nearby Abilene and give up farming. After completing high school, Dorothy began a modeling career along...
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