Our Obituaries

Mary Alice Bounds

December 12, 1970 - April 5, 2021

Mary Alice Bounds, was born in Dallas, Texas, on December 12, 1970, to Roland and Betty Bounds. She passed away on April 5, 2021, after a long, hard battle with breast cancer. Mary Alice's accomplishments and adventures (and misadventures) are too many to list, but anyone who knew her will know. Please feel free to leave your memories and thoughts on this memorial page. Mary is preceded...
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Richard Henry Dres

June 8, 1929 - April 5, 2021

Richard Henry Dres passed away on Monday, April 5, 2021 peacefully at his home. He was born on June 8, 1929 in Amsterdam, Holland. He lived in Chile for five years and was raised in Brooklyn, New York. He moved to Dallas after high school, attended SMU and received his degree in Accounting from Texas A&M in 1958. His career was as a Certified Public Accountant. Dick served in the U.S...
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Linda Ann Haddox

April 15, 1960 - April 5, 2021

Linda Ann Haddox was born in Dallas, Texas on April 15, 1960 to Wanda Jones Haddox and Edward Hulen Haddox. She went to heaven the day after Easter, a glorious Spring day. Linda was a much beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was a sister, aunt and friend to many. She loved life and she loved people. She enjoyed spending time with her family and particularly enjoyed playing...
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Agueda Perez Gumawid

February 5, 1932 - April 3, 2021

Agueda Perez Gumawid, also known as "Diday," was born on February 5, 1932, and returned to the Lord on April 3, 2021. She was born to parents Damaso Perez and Gregoria Dela Cruz in Estanza, Lingayen, Pangasinan, Philippines. She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Felipe "Peping" Gumawid Sr. Diday is survived by her children: Lyn & Del, Elvie & Conrad, Dang & Bebot, Boy &...
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Rachel Scruggs

November 26, 1923 - March 30, 2021

On March 30, 2021 Rachel Scruggs, beautiful loving wife and mother, passed away peacefully at the Plaza at the Edgemere in Dallas. She was preceded in death by her husband of 73 years, Quentin Scruggs who passed away in 2019. They were married December 14, 1946 in Nacogdoches, Texas. Rachel and Quentin were longtime residents of Garland. Rachel was born on November 26, 1923 in Timpson, Texas...
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Fernando Garbanzo Laviada

July 15, 1935 - March 28, 2021

Fernando "Garbanzo" Laviada passed away on Palm Sunday, March 28, 2021 at the age of 85. After several months of declining health, Fernando died peacefully with his beloved wife Maria Dolores and their children by his side. Fernando was born on July 15, 1935 in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico to Fernando Laviada Herrera and María Fitzmaurice Peón. He was the second child of four and was better known...
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Patricia Annette Draper

April 4, 1954 - March 25, 2021

Patricia (Pat) Annette Draper nee Trahan, 66, passed away peacefully at her home in Richardson, Texas on Thursday, March 25, 2021. She was born April 4, 1954, in Flint, Michigan, to Valmore and Gloria Trahan. Pat married Michael Draper on June 26, 1999, in Dallas, Texas. She worked as a secretary for different companies most of her life. In her free time, Pat loved to throw darts...
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Calvin George McCall, Jr.

September 9, 1944 - March 21, 2021

Calvin George McCall, Jr., age 76, of Garland, Texas, passed away Sunday, March 21, 2021, in Sachse, Texas, after a long battle with Alzheimer's Disease. He was born September 9, 1944, the son of Letha Christine Wallace and Calvin George McCall, Sr., in Wyandotte, OK. On December 23, 1970, Calvin was united in marriage to Carol McCall, who survives him. Also surviving are: Calvin's daughter,...
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Abel Saucedo Gonzales, Sr.

November 16, 1933 - March 19, 2021

Abel Saucedo Gonzales, Sr., 87, of Dallas, Texas, passed away on March 19, 2021 at home with his family. Born in Dallas, Texas on November 16, 1933 to Andrea Saucedo Gonzales and Antonio L. Gonzales, both of whom preceded him in death, Abel was the second youngest of eleven children, raised in the area of Dallas known then as Little Mexico. Abel met the love of his life, Mary Helen Rodriguez, at...
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Michael A Ellena

September 26, 1958 - March 12, 2021

Michael Anthony Ellena. Mike was born in Spring Valley, Illinois on September 26, 1958 to Tony and Irma Ellena. Mike was the only brother to 8 sisters. Mike worked side by side with his father on the family farm and at Ellena Construction. He graduated from Putnam County High School in 1976 and married Gayle (Jones) Ellena on February 4, 1978. In 1984 Mike and his young family moved to Texas....
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Robinson John

March 13, 1957 - March 9, 2021


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James Carl "Jim" Blackwood

December 7, 1939 - March 9, 2021

On Tuesday, March 9, 2021, James Blackwood, loving son, brother, husband, father and uncle passed away at the age of 81. Jim was born to the late Marcus and Gertrude Blackwood on December 7, 1939 in St. Louis, MO. He spend most of his early years in Paragould, AR. and later moved to North Little Rock. He began his career as Director of Weights and Measures Division for the State of...
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K G Samuel

November 8, 1945 - March 8, 2021


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Frederick John Campen, Jr.

March 8, 1933 - March 6, 2021

Fred Campen passed away peacefully in the early hours of March 6th after a short illness. Born in Canton, Missouri in 1932, he graduated from Missouri School of Mines and joined the Navy. He served as a navigator bombardier on the USS Coral Sea and left the Navy in 1957. In 1958 he married Jackie Fellini and they moved to California where he attended Stanford and graduated with a Master's...
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Joan Van Horn

December 20, 1930 - February 25, 2021

Joan Sahl Van Horn passed away on February 25, 2021 at Texas Presbyterian Hospice after suffering a stroke. She was born on December 20, 1930 in Ida Grove, Iowa to Jens and Olga Sahl. She and her twin sister Jane were the fifth and sixth of seven children. Joan was baptized and confirmed in the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Ida Grove. She attended school in Ida Grove and graduated with the class...
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Daniel Dean Lachan

August 9, 1993 - February 22, 2021

Daniel Dean Lachan passed away at the age of 27 on Monday, February 22, 2021. He was a beloved son, brother, nephew, grandson, cousin and friend. Daniel is survived by his parents, Kah Suan and Dean, sisters, Victoria, Denisse, brothers Raymond and Christopher. Daniel graduated from Temasek Poly in 2016, with a Diploma in Cyber & Digital Security. He enjoyed computers and technology. ...
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William Edwards "Bill" Morgan, Jr.

December 13, 1931 - February 19, 2021

Bill Morgan, former public relations director for the Southwest Conference and noted Texas courthouse historian and artist, passed away February 19, 2021, at the age of 89. Always proud of being a fourth generation Texan, Bill was born in Laredo, Texas, and received a journalism degree from the University of Texas in 1953. He was sports editor for the Lufkin Daily News from 1953 to 1955, when...
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Kirk Fowler Cheatham

September 27, 1955 - February 18, 2021

Kirk Fowler Cheatham was born September 27, 1955 in Amarillo, TX to Bruce and Wanda Cheatham. He died February 18, 2021 after a brief and hard-fought battle with cancer. He lived in a variety of places growing up with major stops in Midland and Corpus Christi, Texas, Lafayette, Louisiana, Alamo, California and Denver, Colorado. He enjoyed sports including football and basketball which he played...
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Jeffery McGee

January 13, 1962 - February 18, 2021

Jeffery Lyn McGee was born January 13, 1962, in Dallas, Texas. He attended school in Dallas ISD and graduated from Bryan Adams High School. He passed from this earth to his heavenly home on February 18 2021, at Baylor Scott & White Hospital, Plano, Texas. Jeff had over 35+ years working in business administration including many years in banking. He spent the last 18 years working as a Medical...
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Helen Faye Schaefer

June 5, 1934 - February 15, 2021

Helen Faye Loftis Schaefer of Dallas passed away on February 15, 2020, age 86, due to complications of COVID-19. Helen was preceded in death by her husband John E. Schaefer, her mother and father, Helen and Ivan Loftis, and her brother and sister-in-law Ivan (Sonny) and Barbara Loftis. She is survived by her four daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and David Burzynski, Spring, TX; Susan and Paul...
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Elvia Reeves

February 13, 2021

Elvia Reeves, 65, of Mesquite, Texas passed away Saturday, February 13,, 2021. She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Joel Reeves, daughters Tracy (husband Agustin) and Meredith (husband Michael), and 5 grandchildren Candace, Madelyn, Michael Tyler, Alexander, and Isabella. Elvia is also survived by her mother, Angelita Maldonado, and 3 brothers and 3 sisters. She is preceded in death by her...
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Linda Louise Congdon

October 6, 1947 - February 9, 2021

Linda Louise Congdon, 73, passed away due to Covid-19 complications on February 9, 2021. She was born October 6, 1947 in Wareham, Massachusetts. She met the love of her life, Donald W. Congdon while he was serving at the Otis Airforce Base in Cape Code. They married in 1966 and moved to Uvalde, Texas. The family moved to East Dallas and settled in Garland, Texas. Linda was down to...
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Cynthia Lowe

September 27, 1934 - February 8, 2021

1 Peter 5:6-11 On Monday February 8, 2021, Cynthia Lane McCollum Lowe; Mom, sister, Granny, Grans, aunt, cousin and friend; went with the angels to eternity at the age of 86. Cynthia was born on September 27, 1934 in Mineral Wells, Texas to Buster and Edna Sue McCollum. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband of 56 years Captain Joe E. Lowe, sister Eddie Jean Grigg from Tennessee and...
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Michael Warner Lord

April 8, 1941 - February 5, 2021

Michael Warner Lord passed away on Friday, February 5, 2021 at the age of 79. He died peacefully at home in Mesquite, Texas surrounded by his loved ones. Michael was born on April 8, 1941 in Chelsea, Massachusetts to Bertram Elwood Lord (passed) and Helen Frances Shine (passed). As a boy, Michael faced many challenges, but his favorite childhood pastimes were the moments he was able to go...
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Mila Lu Sartoris

May 30, 1933 - February 2, 2021

Mila Lu Sartoris (Denton) Garland, Texas May 30,1933-February 2, 2021 Lu was a wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many. Her journey began in Cambell, Texas on May 30,1933. She graduated from Caddo Mills High School. Lu worked 31+ years for Garland ISD where she found a passion in managing the NGHS Basketball gym and working Football games for the Garland independent school...
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Wilma Whitehead

February 12, 1940 - February 2, 2021

Wilma Whitehead was born in Mansfield, Texas, on February 12th, 1940, and joined the Lord, her parents Lucille and Wiliford Price and her husband, Hubert Whitehead in Heaven on February 2, 2021 in Dallas, Texas Wilma was a kind and beautiful soul. She always thought of others before herself, loved going to church and being active with the other ladies of her church. Wilma was always lending...
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Donald Warren Congdon, Sr.

July 21, 1943 - January 24, 2021

GARLAND, TX – Donald Warren Congdon, Sr. 77, passed away due to Covid-19 complications on January 24, 2021. He was born July 21, 1943 in Dallas, Texas. Donald graduated from Plano High School. After graduation, he served with the United States Air Force as an electronics maintenance. His military career started in Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Mississippi for a year. He transferred to...
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James Boyd Roe

November 19, 1930 - January 19, 2021

James Boyd Roe was born on November 19, 1930 in Sulphur, Oklahoma to Phernie Ray and Annie Lee (Larrabee) Roe and peacefully passed to his Heavenly Home on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at Abba Care Assisted Living of Garland, Texas. James was the second of three sons born to Ray and Annie Lee. Along with his brothers Ben and Earl, the family lived in southern Oklahoma, first in Dougherty and...
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Armando Salazar

July 21, 1950 - January 16, 2021

Armando Salazar was born on July 21,1950 in Cadereyta, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He transitioned into eternal life on Saturday January 16th, 2021 in Rowlett, Texas. Armando was preceded in death by his parents Arnulfo and Manuela Salazar; son Armando, Jr.; siblings: Juan Salazar and Josefina Tamez. Those left to cherish fond memories include his wife of 49 years Delia Salazar; children: Rolando...
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Padiyara Mathew Mathen

June 1, 1945 - January 16, 2021


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Karl Wayne Hudgins

May 14, 1929 - January 14, 2021

Karl Wayne Hudgins was born on May 14, 1929 in Sulphur Springs, Texas and went to Heaven on Thursday, January 14, 2021. He graduated from Southern Methodist University as a Music Major. Karl taught music and was the Band Director at Irving High School. For twenty plus years Karl played the trombone and sang nightly with Tommy Loy's band at The Adolphus Hotel. In 1962 Karl left the music field...
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Ruth Ellen Caekaert

December 12, 1935 - January 13, 2021

On Wednesday, January 13, 2021, Ruth Ellen Caekaert, loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, sister and friend too many, joined our Lord. Ruth Ellen Caekaert, 85, went to her heavenly home on January 13, 2021 after a two-week battle with Covid pneumonia. Her devotion to her family and her firm belief in God gave her peace. Ruth was born to the late Ruskin and Ruth Mary Golden...
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Clyde Leroy Bratton

October 7, 1946 - January 13, 2021

Leroy was born in Blytheville, Arkansas on October 7, 1946 to Alvie and Melba Bratton. He was one of six children. Leroy passed away from Covid-19 related pneumonia on January 13, 2021 in Dallas, Texas. He moved to Texas in the early 1970's and began his life-long career in the drilling business. He traveled to many states and also traveled to Chile and Australia for his work. Leroy made...
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Mary Antonia "Toni" Hall

August 19, 1960 - January 7, 2021

Mary Gonzales Hall, 60, of Dallas, TX passed away on January 7, 2021. She is survived by daughter Lynzee Torres and her husband Daniel, son Paul Hall and his wife Christin, grandsons Hudson and Grant, granddaughters Desiree and Christina, brothers Pete and Philip Gonzales, Fred Chavarria, and sisters Irene Slater and Priscilla Chavarria. She is preceded in death by her adoptive parents, Pete...
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Betty Jean "Jeannie" Klement

November 12, 1935 - January 5, 2021

Betty Jean "Jeannie" Klement of Mesquite, Texas left this earth for her heavenly home January 5th, 2021. Jeannie was a beautiful, Christian woman that had a special, sweet impact on every one she met. Her smile and laugh were contagious and her love was boundless. Jeannie loved large families and was proud of the large family she had made with Frank. She was a proud wife, mother, grandma and...
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Charlene Diane Lauritsen

June 1, 1954 - January 1, 2021

Charlene Diane Lauritsen was born on June 1, 1954 in Seattle, Washington. She passed away peacefully on January 1, 2021, in Dallas, Texas. Charlene was preceded in death by her parents Ray and Beverly Cladek, her brother, Gary Cladek, and her first husband of 37 years, Mark Lauritsen. She is survived by her husband, Bill Pockrus; her children Jennifer Prestridge and husband Shawn; Melody...
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Patti Lynn Van Dusen

November 2, 1925 - December 30, 2020

Patti passed away on December 30, 2020 in Dallas, Texas. She was born on November 2, 1925 in McKinney, Texas; her family moved to Dallas and she grew up on Victor Street in Old East Dallas where she met her future husband Charles at age 12. They graduated from Crozier Tech High School in 1943 and on September 22, 1944 they married; thereafter she followed Charles to military bases in Nevada,...
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William Young, Jr.

March 6, 1919 - December 26, 2020

William Young Jr. affectionately known as Gramps will be remembered for his devotion to family, humorous storytelling and incredible cooking that put smiles on the faces of anyone who tasted it. Gramps was born March 6, 1919 near Terrell, Texas to William Young Sr. and Lucille Taylor. He grew up on a farm where long hours in the hot sun produced just enough food and supplies to survive. After...
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Cristopher Choo-Choo Guardado

November 26, 2004 - December 25, 2020

Cristopher A. Guardado of Garland, Tx died December 25th, 2020 as a result of injuries he sustained from an accidental shooting on December 19th. He was born November 26th, 2004 on Thanksgiving day to Cristian Guardado, Sr. and Jacola Beasley. He played football from the age of 5 with the Garland Sharks and was currently attending Garland High School as a sophomore and team player of the Varsity...
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Linda Cozette Wokoeck

December 23, 2020

Linda Cozette Standridge Wokoeck August 17, 1948-December 23, 2020 Linda Cozette Standridge Wokoeck was granted her wings on December 23, 2020. In her final days she was surrounded by her daughters and family. Linda was born in Dallas, Texas to Beatrice and Hubert Standridge. While growing up, Linda had the opportunity to live in different places such as Germany and Japan. She was a...
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Leona Harriet Larson Shanks

October 12, 1934 - December 15, 2020

Leona Harriet Larson Shanks of Mesquite, Texas, passed away on December 15, 2020, age 86, after suffering from Covid pneumonia. We are persuaded that Leona was not taken by Covid, but it was the time appointed by our loving Lord Jesus Christ for her to enter into eternal rest and peace. Leona was preceded in death by her husband, George G. Shanks; her parents, Edward and Eleanor Larson,...
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Joseph Del Ferro, Jr.

August 10, 1938 - December 8, 2020

In lieu of flowers please send donations to USO (www.uso.org), Wounded Warrior (https://communityfundraising.woundedwarriorproject.org/campaign/Joseph-Del-Ferro-Memorial) or Veterans of America (www.wva.org). Photos are not available to be uploaded to the obituary, please leave a memory tribute instead. Our loving and beloved Father, Uncle, Friend, Inspiration, Joseph Del Ferro Jr. passed away...
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Lillie Boyles

December 3, 2020

Lillie A. Boyles, 89 of Mesquite, Texas, born in Canton, Texas, passed away December 3, 2020. She was reunited in heaven with her son, Earl Boyles. She is survived by: her husband, CJ Boyles; her daughter, Linda Sutton; her two granddaughters, Kristy Pirrello (husband: Tim Pirrello), April Murphy (husband: Zach Murphy); and her six great-grandchildren, Dax Pirrello, PJ Pirrello, Nora Pirrello,...
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Jose Julio Guerrero Pacheco

January 1, 1976 - December 1, 2020


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Ardith Rosalyn Clemmons

March 15, 1941 - December 1, 2020

Ardith went to claim her reserved seat in heaven on Tuesday afternoon, December 1, 2020. She is preceded in death by her parents Glen Vincent Carroll and Rosalyn Juliette Carroll; and one sister; Shirley Andrea McLeod. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, George Weston Clemmons; one brother; Mark Anthony Carroll; Son, Gary G. Clemmons and wife, Patricia Estes; daughters, Sherry D. Woodall...
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John Harris Herndon, Jr.

December 1, 1940 - November 28, 2020

John was born December 1, 1940 to John Harris Herndon, Sr. and O.D. Humphries Herndon in Timpson, Texas. He attended Timpson schools and earned his Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering from Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas. He maintained his Professional Engineering status even after he retired. He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Johnny Doris Herndon Olds and his step...
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Mattie "Rainey" Lorraine Brown

February 13, 1944 - November 26, 2020

Mattie Lorraine "Rainey" Brown February 13, 1944-November 26, 2020 Rainey was born February 13, 1944 in Moro, Arkansas to Gracie Ann and Winfred Thomas Gray. Her given name was Rosie Mae Gray. She had 2 sweet sisters, Birtha Mae Middlebrook and Rosie Lee Campbell and a dear brother, Earvin Gray. At the tender age of 14 months, her mother was called home to be with our Lord. Uncertain of...
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Dorothy Mae McCullough

April 29, 1931 - November 25, 2020

Dorothy Mae McCullough was born April 29, 1931 to Elijah Marshall Dickens and Myrtle Lee Samples Dickens during the great depression in Elmo, Texas. They lived there for several years before moving to Terrell, Texas where she went to school. Later she moved to Dallas, Texas and married and had four awesome children, after her divorce, she was a single mother who raised her children, and she was...
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Charlotte Snell

March 10, 1934 - November 23, 2020

Charlotte Snell of Dallas, Texas, passed away peacefully on November 23, 2020. Charlotte was born in Wichita Falls, Texas, on March 10, 1934. She graduated from Southern Methodist University and was a high school math teacher at Thomas Jefferson High School, First Baptist Academy, and Uplift North Hills Preparatory. She was a follower of Jesus Christ and a member of First Baptist Church of...
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Neil Anthony Thummel

August 17, 1974 - November 19, 2020

A celebration of life memorial service will be held to honor Neil Thummel, on Saturday, March 20, 2021 2:00 PM, at Eastgate Funeral Home in Garland, Texas. Neil passed away unexpectedly and suddenly on November 19, 2020 (cause of death pending). Neil is preceded in death by his brother, Brian (2017) and his father, Howard Dwayne Thummel (2009), his dear friend Gary Starnes (2017), who was...
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Barbara Jean Wyatt

January 14, 1940 - November 19, 2020

Barbara Jean Wyatt, 80, of Garland, passed away on Thursday, November 19, 2020 in Garland. She was born on January 14, 1940 in Texarkana, Texas, the daughter of Clyde Dolph and Mozell Carroll Dolph. Barbara attended Texarkana High School, graduating with the class of 1958. She then attended Eastfield Community College, earning her Associate degree in Accounting. She met the love of her life,...
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Aubra Brent Davis

June 9, 1952 - November 17, 2020

Aubra Brent Davis June 9, 1952 – November 17, 2020 Aubra "Brent" Davis, age 68, lost his battle with Cancer on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at his home in Garland, Texas surrounded by family and friends. He was born on Monday, June 9, 1952 in Dallas, Texas. Brent graduated from North Mesquite High School in 1971 and retired from AT&T in 1998. He was a member of the Texas Telephone Pioneers...
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Howard Glenn Logan

May 6, 1929 - November 16, 2020

Howard Glenn Logan was born in Wood County Texas' Rouser Community on May 6, 1929 to James Ernest and June Harris Logan. He went to be with our Lord on Monday, November 16, 2020 at age 91, after an extended illness. He accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior at 10 years of age. He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Marcia Culverhouse Logan, parents, sister Sybil Faye, and brother...
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Luisa Canales Rodriguez

February 19, 1922 - November 13, 2020

On Friday, November 13, 2020, Luisa Canales Rodriguez, Loving Wife, Loving Mother of 6 children, passed away peacefully at her home in Dallas, Texas at the age of 98. Luisa was born on February 19, 1922, in Lorena, Texas, Route 6, to the parentage of Vivano E. and Josefa (Padilla) Canales. Luisa in her childhood years, traveled along with her family, 4 sisters and 1 brother, to pick cotton from...
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Primitivo Lopez Adamez, Jr.

January 18, 1953 - November 9, 2020

Primitivo Adamez Jr. was born on January 18, 1953 in Robstown, Texas. He is survived by Erlinda (48 1/2 years of love), stepson, Savas (Sherry) and a special little princess in his life, Seci. He is also survived by sisters, Lupe (Frank), Mary (George), Esther and stepsister Becky (Tony) and brothers, Arthur Vasquez and Hector Adamez. He leaves behind a host of loving cousins, nieces, nephews...
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Robert Keith Voglesong , Sr.

November 20, 1947 - November 8, 2020

Robert Keith Voglesong Sr. Born November 20, 1947 at Methodist Hospital in Dallas, TX Died November 8, 2020 in Mesquite, Tx Robert Keith played trombone instrument in school and was on the swim team in middle school. He built model slot cars and enjoyed racing them with his brother and friends in the shopping Center. Daddy Cleo bought the boys motorcycles and they enjoyed riding them. ...
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Larry Robledo Ayala

April 29, 1961 - November 7, 2020

Larry Robledo Ayala Larry survived by his wife Patricia Ayala. Children Larry Ayala Jr., Corrina Ayala, and Gabriel Ayala. Grandchildren Angelica Ayala, Larry Ayala III, Juan Cruz Martinez, Erika Ayala, Christopher Ayala, Jacob Ayala, Delilah Ayala, Juan Dimas, Fabian Dimas, Angel Vasquez, Julia Vasquez, and Penelope Ayala, and great- grandchildren. Sisters Gloria Serna, Hope Ayala, and brother...
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Marlene Wakefield

September 7, 1943 - November 6, 2020

Marlene G. Wakefield, 77, of Rowlett, TX, passed away, Friday, November 6, 2020 at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Lake Point. Marlene was born on September 7, 1943 in Rock Island, IL, the daughter and oldest child of Albert and Geraldine (Rockwell) Lewis Davis. She was previously united in marriage to James Dewitt Douglas, III (Ft. Worth, TX), Horace Hendu Henderson (Dallas, TX) and...
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May Dell Benners

May 23, 1929 - November 2, 2020

May Dell was born in Dallas on May 23, 1929 and passed away on November 2, 2020 after a brief illness. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband of 64 years Charles Benners (Charley) and her youngest son Timothy Benners. She is survived by her children, son David Benners, his wife Beth, daughter Nancy Paschal, her husband Greg and her daughter-in-law Wendy Benners. Five grandchildren,...
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Andrew Borg

December 7, 1995 - November 1, 2020

Andy Borg was 24 when he left his earthly life and joined his big brother Jackson in heaven November 1, 2020. Oddly enough – All Saints Days. He would have loved that. Andrew (Andy) Glenn Borg, son of Cindy and Kevin Borg died from an unexpected health event while hot-tubbing at the Borg home after a truly glorious day. He was immediately welcomed into heaven with fierce and loving bear hugs...
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Danny Eugene Hickman

August 27, 1957 - October 30, 2020

Danny Eugene Hickman, age 63, after a long battle with esophageal cancer went to be with his Lord on October 30, 2020. He was born in McKinney, Texas, on August 27, 1957. Danny graduated from Garland High School and was the owner of American Trade Shows, Inc. and had great passion for his family, music and baseball. Danny was preceded in death by his parents Dan Hickman, Jr. and Sara Edwards,...
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Naomi Frances Coleman

September 16, 1925 - October 28, 2020

Naomi Coleman, 95, of Dallas, TX entered eternal rest on October 28, 2020. Naomi was born in Sampson Community in Henderson County, Texas on September 16, 1925 to Richard Browning and Pearl Jordan. She attended elementary in Sampson Community and graduated from La Poynor High School. After graduating from Draughon's Business College in Dallas, she worked for many years at Southwestern Bell...
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Virginia Elaine Sawyer

March 14, 1928 - October 28, 2020

Virginia Elaine Sawyer Born March 14, 1928, in Seymour, Indiana, to Leonard Houston Elkins and Mary Hazel Blakenship Elkins. She adored her Mom and Dad. I wish all children in this world could grow up with such loving and devoted parents as Mom enjoyed. Mom grew up on a farm during the Great Depression. She was an only living child for nine years and learned to love animals as they were...
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Judy Robertson

January 14, 1939 - October 27, 2020

Judy was a loving mother and wife. She lived a long and adventurous life. She is best known as the owner of The Texas Star in Dallas. She leaves behind her daughter, Jena Robertson and bonus son Kevin McPherson. She joins her late husband Jerry Hall Robertson, Sr. and son, Jerry aka Jay Robertson, Jr. Jay was well known as the singing Texas Star, his generous heart and loving personality. ...
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Kenny Miller

August 1, 1965 - October 22, 2020

In Loving Memory KENNY MILLER 1965 - 2020 Kenny Miller, 55, a long-time resident of Murphy, TX, passed away on Thursday October 22, 2020 at Medical City Plano Hospital. Kenny is survived by his wife Sabena Miller and mother Toshiko Miller; his fur babies Lottie, Bubba, Roxy, Birdie, Ginny & Arie; his sisters Nanako Miller and Noriko Silvey. Kenny was born on Sunday August 1, 1965 in Okinawa,...
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Helen Joanne Hardee

March 20, 1929 - October 14, 2020

Helen Joanne Weigand Hardee, a painter, poet, gardener, member of the high IQ society MENSA International, and loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother, passed away on October 14, 2020, in Garland, Texas. She was 91 and is now reunited in Heaven with her husband of 57 years after a life filled with music, art, dance, education, travel and a strong passion for family. Joanne was born on...
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Lee Iris Talley

February 10, 1930 - October 12, 2020

My Moms a movie star"...a 4 year old son, bragged in 1954. Lee Iris Beshear Talley passed away peacefully at Garland Serenity Nursing home early in the day on October, 12 2020. Even in her last days, she was comforted daily, visited by many loving friends and family. Her life stories, written in so many hearts are happy and will safely endure. Lee loved each place she lived. In addition to...
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Stuart Alan Douglas

February 9, 1942 - October 10, 2020

Stuart Alan Douglas, 78, died Saturday, October 10, 2020 in Garland, Texas due to complications arising from diabetes. Mr. Douglas leaves his wife of 19 years, Janell Douglas; his daughters, Pauline Sexton and her husband Brian Sexton, and Cynthia Douglas and her husband Terry Morris; his grandchildren Robert Douglas, David Sexton, and Grace Sexton; and his sister Shelli Loheide; as well as...
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Rayno Regalado

July 19, 1939 - October 10, 2020

Rayno Regalado, 81, of Garland, Texas, passed away October 10, 2020. Rayno was born on July 19, l939 to parents Pedro and Audelia Regalado in Bardwell, Texas. He picked cotton as a child, along with his family, who lived on a farm. When his father became ill, his mother asked him to quit school to help the family. He worked to help support the family. He later worked at Consolidated Handbags,...
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Paul Royce Wallis

July 28, 1937 - October 8, 2020

Paul Royce Wallis, 83, passed away on October 8, 2020 at home in Dallas, TX due to natural causes. Paul was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Zola Everhart/Wallis/Woodruff and Royce A Wallis. He was predeceased in death by his parents, his fiancé Mary Beachum, his son's Paul Glen and Donald Ray Wallis, his daughter Dana Wallis and sister Clydene Stanfield. He was survived by his brother...
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Dorothy Philonese Sebastian

November 25, 1922 - October 2, 2020

Dorothy P. Sebastian age 97, died on Friday October 2, 2020 in the caring and loving community at Lyndridge Assisted Living in Murphy, Texas. She was born at home in Dallas, Texas to Percy and Ruth Spawn. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers, one sister, her husband Earl and her daughter Kathea. Dorothy left behind her son Clarence, four grandchildren, and thirteen great...
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Maria Swistek Pakula

February 22, 1952 - September 30, 2020

Maria Swistek Pakula, 68, passed away on Wednesday, September 30, 2020. She was the loving wife of Stanislaw. Born on February 2 1952 in Poznan, Poland she emigrated to United States in 1986. She worked in Dallas at Foleys Deparment Store and many years for Rolex Service Center as a Customer Service Representative. In addition to her husband, those left behind to cherish Maria's memory are her...
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Richard Payne Cheatham, Jr.

July 5, 1934 - September 28, 2020

Richard P. Cheatham Jr. entered eternity on September 28, 2020. Richard was 86 years old and was born in Holtville California. Richard devoted his life to his family, friends and his Church. He had retired as an electronics engineer. He attended and volunteered at LakePointe Church in Rockwall, TX for over 25 years. He especially enjoyed the construction projects he performed there. Richard...
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Toni Dale Avery

March 25, 1960 - September 25, 2020

Toni Dale Avery, 60 years old, of Mesquite, Texas, passed away 9/25/2020. Toni was born March 25, 1960 to parents Kenneth Lee Avery, Sr and Phyllis Nadine Dunbar Avery in Wichita, Kansas. Toni is survived by sister and brother in law, Twila and David Nance of Wichita, Kansas, Sister Kathryn Evertt of Oklahoma, brother Kenneth Avery, Jr of Mesquite, Tx, brother Michael Avery of Mesquite, Tx, and...
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Olubukola Adebimpe Olaloko

August 22, 1960 - September 24, 2020

Mrs. Olubukola Adebimpe Olaloko, nee Babalola was born on August 22, 1960 in Lagos, Nigeria to the family of late Pa Gabriel Adebisi and Mrs. Esther Babalola. She was the second out of eight children, and her grandfather was the Alatunse of Ipetumodu in Oshun state of Nigeria. She started her primary school education at All Saints Primary School, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria (1966-1971) and later...
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Elijah Kai Gallegos

September 22, 2020 - September 22, 2020

Elijah Kai Gallegos entered into rest on September 22, 2020 in Richardson, Texas. He will forever be in the hearts and prayer of his parents Christian and Sarai. * We ask the public to wear face masks and practice social distancing while at the funeral home. Attendance will be limited to 50 guests in the chapel. * Pedimos al público que use mascarillas y practique el distanciamiento...
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Bart Edwin Morrison

August 4, 1960 - September 19, 2020

Bart Edwin Morrison age 60 entered into rest on September 19,2020 in Dallas, TX. Bart was born to Kenneth and Vertie Morrison on August 4, 1960. He will be deeply missed by his loving family, his devoted friends, and all the wonderful individuals who knew and loved him.
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Cynthia Leigh Stone-Jenkins

August 11, 1960 - September 19, 2020

Cynthia Leigh Stone-Jenkins age 60 entered into rest on September 19,2020 in Rowlett. Cindy was born August 11,1960 in Dallas, TX to William and Eunice Hart. She worked for AT&T in the Customer Service department for 30 years. She will be deeply missed by her loving family, her devoted friends, and all the wonderful individuals who knew and loved her.
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Betty Jean Weaver

August 4, 1929 - September 18, 2020

Betty Jean Weaver, nee Wedelin, born August 4, 1929, died peacefully of old age September 18, 2020. Betty was an extraordinarily kind, gentle and quiet woman who fully embodied the gifts of patience, tolerance, and compassion. Completely devoted to her family, she enjoyed gardening, sewing ballet costumes, knitting, and reading. She was a skillful cook, whose pies were eagerly awaited. For many...
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Robert William Collester III

February 14, 1962 - September 13, 2020

February 14, 1962 - September 13, 2020 Our Beloved Robert passed away unexpectedly on Sunday evening, September 13, 2020, in Dallas, Texas. There are no words to describe our grief and sense of loss. Robert was born on Valentine's Day in 1962, to Robert W. Collester, Jr., and Doris Faye Draege Collester, in Washington, D.C. Robert and his siblings grew up south of Chicago and shared many...
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Albert Lee Baker, Jr.

January 24, 1931 - September 13, 2020

Albert Lee Baker Jr., 89, of Forney, Texas, died of natural causes on September 13, 2020 surrounded by family. Al was born in Dallas, Texas and is predeceased by his parents Opal and Albert Sr., sister Elgin, daughter Barbara and son Albert III. Al is survived by his beloved wife of 57 years, Beverly Baker; daughter Beverly Ambrosio; daughter Sandra Baker and fiancé Kyle Kloppe; grandson Lee...
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Raymond Paul Dell, Jr.

May 25, 1960 - September 12, 2020

Arlington Tx- Raymond P. Dell Jr., 60, formerly of Ohio, passed away Saturday morning, September 12, 2020. Ray was born May 25, 1960, in Youngstown, a son of the late Raymond P Dell & Julie J Murk Dell. Ray was a graduate of The University of Akron and received his advanced degree from Youngstown State University. A devoted Husband, Ray's wife Julie E. Alwood passed in 2013 but he continued...
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Varghese Chacko

January 21, 1935 - September 12, 2020

"For our citizenship is in heaven, from which we also eagerly wait for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ." (Philippians 3:20) Varghese Chacko was born on January 21st, 1935 in Chuzhana, Valakuzhy in Kerala. He was born to Chacko Varkey and Saramma of Kakkanattil house. He completed his high school education at Thadiyoor NSS High School, then moved to Madhya Pradesh and worked within the...
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Joseph "Joe" John Marotto

April 17, 1963 - September 11, 2020

Joe was born April 17, 1963, the youngest of four children born to John James and Carolyn Sue (Tigert) Marotto. Joe attended elementary school at St. Pius X Catholic School and graduated from Bishop Lynch High School in 1981. He is survived by his parents John and Carolyn; older brother, Daniel and wife Sara; and sisters: Cathy and husband Mike Thompson; Teresa and husband Christopher Murphy. ...
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DeWaine Earl Muzny Jackson

April 3, 1967 - September 6, 2020

Celebration of Life DeWaine (Button) Earl Muzny Jackson April 3, 1967 - September 6, 2020 DeWaine (Button) Earl Muzny Jackson, 53, born in Tomball, Texas on April 3, 1967, passed away peacefully at his home in Dallas, Texas Sunday morning September 6, 2020. Surrounded by love he went to be with his Lord. DeWaine enjoyed making his living as Manager and Catering Director at Parigi...
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Nicole Marie McChriston

October 27, 1979 - September 4, 2020

Nicole Marie McChriston, 40, passed away September 4, 2020 in Dallas, TX. She was born October 27, 1979, in Chicago, Il to Ed and Debra McChriston. Nicole was a majority member of The International Order of Rainbow for Girls, and a Member of Templar Chapter #374 of the Order of the Eastern Star Dallas, TX. Her interests included family, gardening, caring for her pets and various charitable...
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Patricia "Pattie" Marie Robben

March 20, 1947 - September 3, 2020

My darling wife Pattie Robben passed September 3, 2020. She was a compassionate mom and wife and fierce friend. The family asks that memorials be sent to the T. Boone Pickens Center and Faith Presbyterian Hospice.
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Lawrence Smith

February 12, 1954 - September 3, 2020

Lawrence Kent Smith February 12, 1954 - September 3, 2020 Lawrence K. Smith "Larry" aka "Poppa" was born February 12th, 1954 and passed away at his home with his family on September 3rd, 2020. He was preceded in death by his parents; Jerry W. Smith and Anita Floyd Smith. Larry was born in Dallas, TX and lived in Oak Cliff until the second grade. Larry's family moved to an up and coming...
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David Guy McCarty

December 19, 1939 - September 2, 2020

David Guy McCarty was born December 19, 1939 in Barnetts Creek, Kentucky to Raymond and Elizabeth Ann McCarty. David was called to his heavenly home September 2, 2020 at the age of 80, at home, surrounded by his loving wife of 60 years and his family. David was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Alex McCarty, his sister Lee Ethell, and his son Robert Borders. He is survived...
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Virginia Mae Cruz

October 2, 1928 - September 1, 2020

Virginia was born on October 2, 1928 in Brownsville, Texas to Pete and Antonia Veno. She moved to the Dallas area in 1944 and made her final residence in Mesquite, Texas. Survived by six (6) daughters: Sandra (Gerald), Hilda, Erlinda (Jr.) Dora (Tony), Esther (James) and Josie; stepson: Roy; adopted son: Cirilo and a sister: Ruth (Wallace). She is preceded in death by sons: Noah and...
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Sylvia Ann Salazar

January 4, 1961 - August 28, 2020

Sylvia Salazar 59, of Dallas Texas passed from this life into eternal life on Friday, August 28, 2020 at U T Southwestern Medical Center. Sylvia was born on January 04, 1961 in Levelland, Texas the daughter of Manuel and Anita Salazar. Sylvia grew up in Florida with 13 siblings, and moved to Texas after meeting the love of her life named Jesus Zamora Sr. Sylvia truly lived life to the...
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Carl Francis Brooks

February 20, 1934 - August 24, 2020

Carl Brooks, 86, was born to parents W.T. and Helen Brooks, on February 20, 1934, in Hugo, Oklahoma. He passed away peacefully on August 24, 2020. He graduated from Hugo High School and served in the United States Army. He worked for Praxair Industrial Gases for 47 years. Carl was a loyal Praxair employee and really loved his job. When Carl was not at work he enjoyed spending his weekends...
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Rafael Villa Olvera

October 24, 1949 - August 21, 2020

Rafael Villa Olvera de 70 años entro en descanso el 21 de agosto de 2020, nació en México el 24 de octubre de 1949.Su querida familia, sus devotos amigos y todas las personas maravillosas que lo conocieron y amaron lo extrañarán profundamente. * Pedimos al público que use mascarillas y practique el distanciamiento social mientras se encuentra en la funeraria. La asistencia estará...
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Jerry Leon Woody

September 8, 1939 - August 20, 2020

Jerry Leon Woody, 80, entered into rest on August 20, 2020 in Garland, TX. Jerry was born on September 8, 1939 in Earlsboro, OK to James and Opal Woody. He served his country in the US Army in 1958. Jerry will be deeply missed by his loving family, his devoted friends, and all the wonderful individuals who knew and loved him.
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Brian Polasek

October 4, 1971 - August 17, 2020

Brian Polasek was born on October 4th, 1971. He entered into rest on August 17th, 2020. He was preceded in death by Kathy Baham, his mother, and Deborah Kenny, mother in law. He survived by his wife Patricia Polasek, and children Caitlyn and Cameron Polasek, his granddaughter Paisleigh Hale, Joe Kenny father in law, and many other family members and friends that he cared for. He was known to...
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Steven Lee Smith

March 16, 1966 - August 16, 2020

Steven Lee Smith passed away on August 16, 2020 and was born in Dallas on March 16, 1966. He is preceded in death by his mother, Erna Cecelia Hamm, and father, Aubrey Lee Smith. He is survived by Anna Enriquez, their three children: Juliana, Alexander and Clarissa, and grandsons: Daniel, Sean "Zachy" and Jayden. He also left behind his brother, Everett, nieces and nephews: Jessica, Junior,...
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Alicia Irene (Brush) Russell

June 4, 1945 - August 16, 2020

Alicia Russell, born Alicia Irene Brush on June 4, 1945, died Saturday, August 16, 2020 in her home after a valiant battle with Cancer. Alicia was born to Robert and Irene Brush in Wichita, Kansas where her father was a dairy farmer. At the age of two, her mother was taken from her too early when she died in an automobile accident. Alicia was taken care of by her grandmother whom she fondly...
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Jose Alberto Ventura

September 10, 1962 - August 16, 2020

José Alberto Ventura, de 57 años, murió el 16 de agosto de 2020 en Dallas, TX. José nació en El Salvador el 10 de septiembre de 1962 de Fernando y Catalina Ventura. Su querida familia, sus devotos amigos y todas las personas maravillosas que lo conocieron y amaron lo extrañarán profundamente. El velorio se llevará a cabo el sábado 22 de agosto de 2020 en Eastgate Funeral Home 1910...
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Paul Fredrick Koeltzow

August 23, 1931 - August 11, 2020

Colonel Paul F. Koeltzow Born: 8/23/1931 Died: 8/11/2020 United States Air Force Military Service: 1951 - 1975 Procession, Interment Service - NorthTX PGR.org Vietnam War: 1967 & 1974-1975 Paul Koeltzow was born August 23, 1931, in Millington, Michigan. He attended Tuscola County Teachers College where he met Frances Hutchinson, whom he later married on September 8, 1951. ...
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Bill Bounds

June 11, 1941 - August 11, 2020

Bill Bailey Bounds, 79 of Garland, Tx entered into eternal rest on August 11, 2020. He was born on June 11, 1941 in Wortham, TX to William Bailey Bounds and Sara Leato Bounds. He attended and graduated at Wortham High School, Class of 1959. He retired from Western Electric and preceded on to a new chapter with Butler and Land. He is survived by his wife of 58 years Beverly Bounds, son...
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