Anderson-Clayton Bros. Funeral Home

Anderson-Clayton offers several locations for Texas families to plan their funeral arrangements. We have a simple goal: to continuously provide services to meet the individual needs of every family we serve and to ensure they are comfortable and secure with the choices they make. To us, what we do is more than just a business—it's a commitment to care. At our Anderson-Clayton Bros. funeral homes, we believe that every life is unique. Every funeral should be too. We celebrate life. For those who wish to plan their final arrangements in advance, we offer The Simplicity Plan® prearrangement program, an easy way to handle an important family responsibility. We invite you to learn more about us by visiting any of our locations. ANDERSON-CLAYTON BROS. FUNERAL HOME HIGHLAND MEMORIAL GARDENS-TERRELL Anderson-Clayton Bros. Funeral Home first opened in 1927 and has been at its present location since 1978. The Terrell location proudly serves families of Kaufman County with the philosophy of ôService Above Self.ö Conveniently located off Highway 80 on West Nash Street, Anderson-Clayton has one of the largest facilities in the area. The funeral home features a lovely chapel with seating for up to 325 guests and additional seating for 60 family members. Two beautifully decorated visitation rooms offer comfort to those in need. The spacious lobby helps to accommodate gatherings whether large or small. The stateroom is available to enable families to personalize the service with photos and other items to remember loved ones. Highland Memorial Gardens The Terrell location is conveniently located near Highland Memorial Gardens, which means families can plan all funeral and cemetery arrangements from one location. Highland Memorial Gardens offers many options from traditional ground burial to mausoleum entombment. Highland is a true perpetual care cemetery, which means the grounds will be beautifully maintained for generations to come.


Our Obituaries

Hazel L. Brumley

September 3, 1936 - January 23, 2018

Hazel Loretta Ward Brumley was born September 3, 1936 in Sulpher Bluff, Texas to Gus and Dora Lilliann (Tillery) Ward and entered into rest on January 23, 2018 at the age of 81. Hazel graduated from Sulpher Bluff High School. She loved the Lord and lived her life to make a difference in everyone's life. Hazel enjoyed playing Bingo and anything that had to do with church. She served as Children's...
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Gwenna McKinney

February 17, 1957 - January 21, 2018


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Ora Dell McDonald

January 29, 1935 - January 20, 2018

On January 20, 2018 Ora Dell McDonald was welcomed into Heaven by her family of Angels. Visitation will be at Anderson-Clayton Bros. Funeral Home in Kemp, Wednesday, January 24, 2018 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. The service at 3:00pm on Thursday, January 25, 2018 in the chapel, will be followed by a graveside service at Baker Cemetery. She was born Ora Dell Garland on January 29, 1935 in Lawton,...
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Shannon Lee Jones

November 30, 1977 - January 15, 2018

Shannon Lee Jones was born November 30,1977 in Dallas to parents Dana Eugene Jones and Cynthia (Rawlinson) and passed away on January 15, 2018 at the age of 40.Shannon loved music, singing, songwriting and playing guitar. He enjoyed motorcycles, working on cars, reading and being around people. Shannon loved his family, and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.Shannon was preceded...
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James Stanley Prda

September 22, 1941 - January 12, 2018

James Stanley Prda of Payne Springs, TX passed away on January 12, 2018. He was born on September 22, 1941 in Combine, TX to George and Mae Prda. James began his career as a Truck Driver and later became a Business Agent for the Teamster's Local 745. While driving a truck early on he also played Semi-Pro Football for the Dallas Rockets. His family always referenced him as the "Original No. 25"! ...
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Dorothy Warren

July 6, 1928 - January 12, 2018

Dorothy Lee Warren was born July 6, 1928 in Dallas to parents William Fincher and Ray (Fairchild) Blankenship and entered into eternal rest January 12, 2018 at the age of 89. Dorothy was a very blunt outspoken woman who loved her grandchildren more than words could express. She enjoyed Bingo, arts and crafts, (she was a crocheting expert) and traveling around the country. Dorothy was a Baptist by...
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Zola Fern Gardner

July 26, 1930 - January 5, 2018

Zola was born July 26, 1930 in Kemp, Texas to parents Ross and Florence Greenhaw and entered into rest on January 5, 2018 at the age of 87. Zola graduated from Kemp high school. After retirement from Sears Service Center, Zola moved to Seven Points, Texas. She and Jim Smith had a great life there and many happy years together. Zola enjoyed nothing more than going to the casinos and playing the ...
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Donald Gene Dickson

June 24, 1969 - January 1, 2018

Donald was born on June 24, 1969 in Dallas, Texas to parents Otis and Wanda (Davis) Dickson and entered into eternal rest on January 1, 2018 at the age of 48. Donald was known as "Dee" to his family and friends. He graduated from Kemp High School and was employed with Heartland Trucking Co. Dee was a loving and caring man. He was always happy and friendly. Dee had a great personality and was very...
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Robert Jack Stockstill

July 27, 1977 - December 30, 2017

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May Pearl Crapanzano

May 1, 1934 - December 28, 2017

May Crapanzano was born on May 1, 1934 in Purdon, Texas to parents Don Kinson and Opal (Pearson) Kinson and entered into eternal rest on December 28, 2017 at the age of 83. May married the love of her life, Samuel Anthony Crapanzano, on December 10, 1949. She was a loving wife and mother. Family was her main priority. She always made sure there was a roof over their heads, and they had plenty of...
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Lela Mitchell

March 14, 1930 - December 28, 2017

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Lisa Gayle Doss

November 6, 1965 - December 23, 2017

Lisa Gayle (Frier) Doss was born November 6, 1965 in Dallas, Texas to Arthur Ray Frier and Larline Joe Frier. Lisa accepted Christ at an early age and was Baptist by faith. She worked for Dallas Power and Light for many years where she met and married the love her of life, Douglas Doss on March 23, 1989. They would reside in Kaufman, Texas for over 28 years until Lisa was called to her Heavenly...
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Glenn Thomas Gartman

March 6, 1925 - December 17, 2017

Glenn was born March 6, 1925 in Athens, Texas to parents Andrew Jackson and Nora LaVonia (Lawrence) Gartman and entered into eternal rest on December 17, 2017 at the age of 92.Glenn was a humble, hardworking man who loved the outdoors, animals, having a garden, country living, and building things. He served his country in The United States Army in WWII where he was part of the European and...
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Ronald Dean Chandler

September 1, 1955 - December 13, 2017

Ronald was born September 1, 1955 in Kaufman, Texas to parents Arthur Gordan and Faye Catherine (Peters) Chandler and entered into eternal rest on December 13, 2017 at the age of 62.Ronald was a loving, sweet, funny, selfless, hardworking man that loved his country. He went to Kemp High School and eventually became a master electrician that appreciated his long time employees. Ronald was a big...
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Harold Eugene Malone

October 20, 1948 - December 10, 2017

Harold Eugene Malone was born October 20, 1948 in Three Rivers, Texas to parents Pat and Jewell (Riley) Malone and entered into eternal rest on December 10, 2017 at the age of 69. Harold was a one of a kind man. He always took the time to help others. If you needed something, Harold would be there with a smile, a hug and something to make you laugh. He enjoyed drag racing since the age of 15 and...
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Carl Holly Perry

September 9, 1925 - December 8, 2017

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Carl Holly Perry

September 9, 1925 - December 8, 2017

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Chermon Jo Kennemur

September 13, 1956 - December 7, 2017

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Donald Richard Hodges

September 23, 1946 - December 3, 2017

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Deborah Ann Hutchins

April 30, 1950 - November 28, 2017

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Michael David Crump

November 18, 1959 - November 22, 2017

Michael David Crump was born November 18, 1959 in Dallas, Texas to parents James Melvin Crump and Lorraine May (LeRette) and entered into rest on November 22, 2017 at the age of 58. Mike was a free-spirited and strong-willed man. Some may even describe him as a “Hippie”. Once he set his mind to something there was no stopping him. He liked Harley-Davidson motorcycles, loud Rock and...
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Onnea Sue Clark

February 3, 1952 - November 12, 2017

Onnea Sue Clark was born February 3, 1952 in Albany, Texas to parents Alfred Eugene and Billie Fern (Gunstanson) Aishman and entered eternal rest November 12, 2017 at the age of 65. Sue was the kindest, sweetest, most generous person you would ever meet. She was very funny and most humble. Nobody had a negative thing to say about her and she never had anything negative to say about anybody. Sue...
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Onnea Sue Clark

February 3, 1952 - November 12, 2017

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Ashley Lynn Jaskolowski

October 19, 1984 - November 12, 2017

Ashley was born on October 19, 1984 in Dallas, Texas and entered into eternal rest on November 12, 2017 at the age of 33. Ashley loved collecting Minnie Mouse memorabilia, her dogs, baking and cooking. Her favorite thing was being an aunt; she had a special place in her heart for her nieces and nephews. Ashley loved being with family, especially around the holidays. She was a very caring and...
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Walter Lee Hughes

September 3, 1934 - November 11, 2017

Walter Lee Hughes was born September 3, 1934, in Glenwood Hot Springs, Arkansas to parents Albert Jackson and Bertha Lee (Hammonds) Hughes and entered eternal rest on November 11, 2017 at the age of 83. Walter served in the Army from 1953 to 1956. He was mostly self-employed, owning a shop from which he worked as a mechanic and on construction. Walter had a beautiful personality and loved playing...
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Richard Lynn Davis

June 7, 1952 - November 6, 2017

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Esta Erma Dean Bufkin

November 12, 1932 - November 1, 2017

Dean was born on November 12, 1932 in Kemp, Texas to parents Robert Carter and Daisy (Howard) Carter as the youngest of seven children and entered into eternal rest on November1, 2017 at the age of 84. Dean was a fun loving, family loving, friendly and outgoing person. She enjoyed prospecting in the mountains and trying to ski. Dean started school in Tolosa, later in Kemp and graduated from...
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William C. Armbruster

August 4, 1940 - November 1, 2017

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Billy Don Dalrymple

January 27, 1938 - October 30, 2017

Billy was born on January 27, 1938 in the Aley Community to parents Jimmy and Lorena (Turner) Dalrymple and entered into eternal rest on October 30, 2017 at the age of 79. Billy graduated from Kemp High School in 1957. He attended Athens Jr. College and graduated from East Texas State in Commerce with an agriculture degree. Billy taught school in Scurry-Rosser for a year and then went to work as...
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Tommy Lee McLeroy

February 8, 1950 - October 28, 2017

Tommy L. McLeroy was born February 8, 1950 in Ft. Belvoir, VA to parents Lester Monroe and Juanita Frances (Walker) McLeroy and entered into rest on October 28, 2017 at the age of 67. Tommy was a fun, outgoing, happy go lucky, high spirited person who was always on the go. He enjoyed music and playing the guitar. Tommy retired from truck driving and liked to explore in pawn shops, flea markets...
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Odis Don Scott

February 15, 1926 - October 18, 2017

Don was born on February 15, 1926 in Scurry, Texas to parents Homer and Myrtle (Wilkerson) Scott and entered into eternal rest on October 18, 2017 at the age of 91. Don worked as an inspector on the assembly line for Ford Motor Company and retired in 1970. He served on the Kemp Cemetery Association Board for a number of years and was a former County Commissioner for Kaufman County. Don enjoyed...
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Bobbie Sue Taylor

August 21, 1953 - October 14, 2017

Bobbie “Sue” Taylor of Tool, Texas was born on August 21, 1953 in Palestine, Texas to parents Claude Corne and Bobbie Jean McCreary Corne and entered into eternal rest on October 14, 2017 at the age of 64. Sue loved her grandson and family, enjoyed watching Jimmy Swaggert Ministries and reading, especially the Bible. She was a loving, caring lady who will be missed by all who knew...
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Robert R. Johnson

February 24, 1943 - October 1, 2017

Robert was born February 24, 1943 in Bradford, Arkansas to parents Syble V. and Gladys Jewel (Stevens) Johnson and entered into eternal rest on October 1st, 2017 at the age of 74. Robert was known by different things to different people, but everyone knew him to be an honest and caring person. He enjoyed working on cars and would help anyone, he was the best mechanic around and it wouldn’t...
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Tassie Schiffhouer

November 2, 1922 - September 22, 2017

Tassie Mae Schiffhouer went home to be with Jesus on September 22, 2017.She was born November 20, 1922 in Lytle, Texas to Terrell and Perlie Calk, She worked as a waitress and a sales representative for Kentucky Insurance Co., but most important to her was being a devoted mother to her two sons.She is preceded in death by her husbands J.B. Pace, John Bankston and Bob Schiffhouer; son, Joe...
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Amanda Gayle Lawrence

December 7, 1991 - September 16, 2017

Amanda was born December 7, 1991 in Kaufman, Texas to parents Doug and Diana Lawrence and entered eternal rest on September 16, 2017 at the age of 25. Amanda was a cheerful and athletic person who loved fishing, animals, drawing, and painting. She graduated from Kemp High School and was a member at Calvary Baptist Church. Amanda enjoyed going to and watching sporting events, especially football...
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Nicolette K. Hutchins

May 19, 1997 - September 10, 2017

Nicolette Kae Hutchins was born May 19, 1997 in Athens, Texas to parents Paul Hutchins and Rolanda Lindsey and entered into eternal rest September 10, 2017 at the age of 20. Nicole loved life, her family and her friends. She had an ornery streak, a huge heart and never met a stranger. Nicole graduated from Kemp High School in 2016 and enjoyed all outdoor activities, especially deer hunting and...
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Lloyd Dennis Bruner

May 1, 1942 - September 8, 2017

Junior was born May 1, 1942 in Peeltown Texas to parents Lloyd Dennis Bruner, Sr. and Ester Mae (Haley) Bruner and entered into rest on September 8, 2017 at the age of 75. Junior was a member and a Deacon at Styx New Life Church. He was an avid fisherman and loved racing, race cars and riding horses. He was an exceptional man and will be missed greatly by all who knew and loved him.Junior was...
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James Haley

April 13, 1929 - September 1, 2017

Jimmy was born April 13, 1929 in Henderson County, Texas to parents James Medlock and Rose Ella (Shew) Haley and entered into eternal rest on September 1, 2017 at the age of 88. Jimmy was Baptist by faith and attended 1st Baptist Church of Kaufman. He worked as a Horticulturalist and truly loved gardening and flowers. Jimmy was an avid hunter and fisherman, and a member of Cherokee Hunting Club....
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Ivis Jo Keathley

July 28, 1933 - August 30, 2017

Jo was born on July 28, 1933 in Manton, Michigan to parents Leslie Oliver and Ella Lee (Arnold) Templin and went to meet Jesus in Heaven on August 30, 2017 at the age of 84. She was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church. Jo made friends easily and loved being with family. She enjoyed reading, embroidering, quilting, flowers and collecting bells. She was a loving, caring lady and will be missed by...
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Patricia Joyce Dooley

October 25, 1937 - August 29, 2017

Patricia Joyce Dooley was born October 25, 1937 in Timpson, Texas to parents Claude and Lela (Mefford) Hensley and entered into eternal rest on August 29, 2017 at the age of 79. Patricia loved to play cards and spend time with her family. She was a member of 1st Baptist Church of Gun Barrel City and reading her Bible was the most important thing other than her family. Patricia was a loving,...
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Shirley Ann Honea

March 28, 1951 - August 25, 2017

A Memorial Service for Ms. Shirley Honea will be held Saturday, September 2nd, 2017 at 10:00am in the Chapel at Anderson-Clayton Bros. Funeral Home in Kemp, Texas. Shirley was born on March 28, 1951 in Fort Worth, Texas to parents Reuben Roy and Emmer Lois (Gilbert) Williamson and entered into eternal rest on August 25, 2017 at the age of 66. She was a Christian by faith who liked to help people....
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Sharon Sue Shelton

January 29, 1939 - August 25, 2017

Sharon was born January 29, 1939 in Kaufman County, Texas to Earnest Leslie and Faye Catherine (Peters) Broumley and went to meet Jesus in Heaven on August 25, 2017 at the age of 78. Sharon was a devoted wife and natural caregiver. She enjoyed reading her Bible and was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church. Sharon the genealogy expert of her extensive family was related to Albert E. Broumley who...
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Johnny Thomas Brewer

April 15, 1952 - August 23, 2017

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Beverly Ann Miller

October 19, 1964 - August 17, 2017

Beverly Miller was born on October 19, 1964 in New Orleans, LA to parents Don and Barbara (Chamberlain) Willard and entered into eternal rest August 17, 2017 at the age of 52.Beverly was a strong woman and a loving, caring mother and wife. She had many interests, some of which were watching the Texas Rangers play baseball, listening to George Strait, doing jig saw puzzles, and making custom made...
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James Douglas Burrow

May 11, 1943 - August 10, 2017

A memorial service for James Burrow is scheduled for Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Anderson-Clayton Bros. Funeral Home in Kemp, Texas with James' nephew Rev. Rocky Burrow officiating. James was born on May 11, 1943 in Ferris, Texas to parents Walter W. and Mabel Loraine (Simon) Burrow and entered into eternal rest on August 10, 2017 at the age of 74. James was Baptist by Faith and...
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Betty Louise Yelverton

July 23, 1929 - August 10, 2017

Betty was born on July 23, 1929 in Tolosa, Texas to parents Olin and Ella (Sweat) Pritchett and entered into eternal rest on August 10, 2017 at the age of 88. Betty enjoyed reading and collecting salt and pepper shakers. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, which her grandfather had donated the land on which it was built and her father helped build. Betty was a loving, caring lady and will...
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Varita Howell Richard

December 13, 1926 - July 27, 2017

Varita “Frieda” Richard was born December 13, 1926 in Dallas, Texas to parents Lewis and Lucy (Airhart) Howell and entered into eternal rest on July 27, 2017 at the age of 90. Frieda was a live wire who loved life, people, stray dogs and Margaritas. Her hobbies included spending money and traveling. Frieda was the Crazy Aunt everyone wants to have, because she always had a great time...
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Joel Aaron Franklin

November 28, 1936 - July 15, 2017

Joel Aaron Franklin was born November 28, 1936 in Mississippi to parents Harvey Lee and Ida Franklin and entered into eternal rest on July 15, 2017 at the age of 80. Joel attended Kemp Church of Christ and enjoyed watching TV. He was a loving, caring man who will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.Joel was preceded in death by his parents, two sons; Charles Franklin, and Joel...
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Mark Bruner

May 15, 1949 - July 10, 2017

Mark Lynn Bruner was born on May 15, 1949 in Kaufman, Texas to parents Lloyd and Esther (Haley) Bruner and entered into eternal rest on July 10, 2017 at the age of 68. Mark married the love of his life, Kay, in Mabank, Texas on April 10, 1999. He was an amazing auto mechanic; he loved fixing and working on everything. Mark like racing and shooting pool. He attended Calvary Baptist Church. Mark...
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Lynn Mitchell Webb

September 20, 1935 - July 1, 2017

Mike as he was called was born September 20, 1935 in Kaufman, Texas to parents Tillman and Floy (Gore) Webb and entered eternal rest on July 1, 2017 at the age of 81. Mike was in the United States Army for 28 years where he earned his GED, attended college and taught Art. He was a Ranger in Special Forces and earned his Green Beret. Mike enjoyed fishing, going to the boats to gamble, painting and...
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William Shelton

November 14, 1938 - June 28, 2017

Cotton was born November 14, 1938 in Dallas, Texas to parents J.B. and Paulina Pearl (Massey) Shelton and entered into eternal rest on June 28, 2017 at the age of 78. Cotton was a chicken man at Timberline Hatchery and he attended church at Hillcrest Baptist Church. Cotton was a loving, caring man who will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.Cotton was preceded in death by his parents...
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Kevin Dale Freeman

August 3, 1983 - June 26, 2017

Kevin was born August 3, 1983 in Corsicana, Texas to parents Kevin Freeman and Andrea Ross and entered into rest on June 26, 2017. Kevin was a kind-hearted, sweet and loving man. He was a big talker, who loved his nieces and nephews and seeing old friends. Kevin enjoyed music, poker, golf, all sports and animals. He graduated Kemp High School in 2001 earning the M.V.P. in his favorite sport of...
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Homer Roscoe Armstrong

September 2, 1948 - June 11, 2017

Homer was born September 2, 1948 in Crosbyton, Texas to parents Thurman Elmore and Margaret Mary (Porter) Armstrong and entered into rest on June 11th, 2017 at the age of 68. Homer was a hard worker and had been employed at Tolosa Feed Store for 40 plus years. Homer was somewhat of a sports fan. He was a fan of The Dallas Cowboys and the Texas Longhorns but he loved watching wrestling on TV....
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Kina Von Westbrook

August 12, 1964 - June 9, 2017

Kina Von Westbrook was born on August 12, 1964 in Irving, Texas to parents Dickey Caudle and Vicky Loftis and entered into eternal rest on June 9, 2017 at the age of 52. Kina graduated from Coppell High School in 1983. She married Rick Westbrook on November 2, 1991 at Lively Baptist Church. Kina had a very magnetic personality, people were drawn to her. She was full of laughter and fun to be...
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Vickie Sue Cody

January 2, 1961 - May 21, 2017

Vickie Sue Cody was born on January 2, 1961 in Clay County, FL to parents Lester Lemar Christopher and Lena Elizabeth (Simpson) Owens and entered into eternal rest on May 21, 2017 at the age of 56. Vickie was a great mother to her children and loved her little dog a lot. She was a funny, caring, beautiful person that enjoyed the simple life.Vickie was preceded in death by her parents, 2 brothers;...
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Henry Nathan Johnson

August 1, 1947 - April 28, 2017

Henry Nathan "Cotton" Johnson was born on August 1, 1947 in New Boston, Texas to parents William Henry and Ruby Kecter (Loftin) Johnson and entered into eternal rest on April 28, 2017 at the age of 69. Cotton as everyone knew him, was a man that kept his family close to his heart, especially his grandkids. He loved being with people, when you were with him, you were his favorite. Cotton...
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Dolores LaVerne Montgomery

October 17, 1944 - April 27, 2017

. LaVerne was born on October 17, 1944 in Dallas, to parents James Arthur Raynes, Sr. and Dimple (Shellito) Raynes and entered into eternal rest on April 27, 2017 at the age of 72. LaVerne’s main occupation was a bookkeeper but she had sold Mary Kay, and Tupperware in the past. She had also been a Girl Scout and Brownie leader. LaVerne enjoyed doing puzzles and going bowling but she loved...
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Evelyn Pearl Lay

October 4, 1941 - April 21, 2017

Evelyn Pearl Lay was born October 4, 1941 in Clarenden, Arkansas to parents John William and Charlotte Juanita (Clayton) Gochenour and entered eternal rest on April 21, 2017 at the age of 75. Evelyn was a very beautiful, bright, strong, forgiving, true lady, who would doing anything she could to help. She was a good person and a waitress for 45 years. Evelyn was loud and full of life. She...
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Erma Drue Boshart

February 1, 1938 - April 20, 2017

Erma Drue (Brunson) Boshart was born February 1, 1938 in Canton, Texas to parents A. V. and Valley (Gatlin) Brunson and entered into eternal rest on April 20, 2017 at the age of 79. Erma was an excellent cook and enjoyed traveling, especially to the water. She was described as a peculiar woman who loved her husband, her kids and grandkids, and animals. Erma was a member and church secretary of...
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Patricia Joy Russey

June 8, 1953 - April 13, 2017

Patsy was born on June 28, 1953 in Boswell, Oklahoma to parents Cleo Minyard and Dora Farris and entered into eternal rest on April 13, 2017 at the age of 63. Patsy loved playing bingo and slot machines. She enjoyed gambling and being outdoors; fishing. Patsy was Christian by faith. She was a very loving and caring lady who will be missed by all who knew and loved her.Patsy was preceded in death...
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Willie Mae Mae Smith

May 14, 1929 - April 12, 2017

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Jack Davis Haley

January 19, 1941 - April 9, 2017

Jack was born on January 19, 1941 in Mabank, to parents James Medlock and Rosella (Shew) Haley and entered eternal rest on April 9, 2017 at the age of 76. Jack was retired from TX DOT and had been married to his loving wife Linda for more than 55 years. He was competitive and loved playing all kinds of games, especially board games, cards, 42 and long 9 in dominoes and was on a Bowling League....
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Ophine Ingle

July 1, 1955 - April 8, 2017

Ophine “Dan” Ingle was born on July 1, 1955 in Keystone Heights, Florida to parents Leslie Lawson and Nancy (Allen) Ingle and entered into eternal rest on April 8, 2017 at the age of 61. Dan was a trucker for forty plus years, employed by Highland Dairy. He was a good guy who loved his wife, kids and grandkids. Dan was a hard-worker who couldn’t sit still. If he wasn’t...
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Jackie Waters

February 21, 1945 - March 17, 2017

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Adam Avant

September 15, 1986 - March 16, 2017

Adam was born September 15, 1986 in Dallas to parents Scottie and Penny (Babb) Avant and entered into eternal rest on March 16, 2017. Adam was a talented artist, and loved drawing and sketching. He was great at making people laugh through his imitating sounds and the silly faces he would make. He enjoyed being around children, and listening to his music. Adam is preceded in death by his mother...
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Mary Alice Isom

July 3, 1924 - March 10, 2017

Mary Alice Isom was born on July 3, 1924 in Briceville, TN to parents Ross and Mae (McKamey) White and entered into eternal rest March 10, 2017 at the age of 92. She was a loving, caring lady who will be greatly missed by all who loved her.Mary was preceded in death by her parents and siblings; Franklin Jimmy, James Alvin, Eddie Dennis, Clyde Ross Jr., Carl Tommy, Waunita, Wanna and Ruby Mae and...
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Charles Sherbert

June 23, 1940 - March 2, 2017

Charles Wayne Sherbert Sr. was born June 23, 1940 in Dallas, Texas to parents Mallard Sherbert Sr. and Ethel Marie (Horton) and entered into eternal rest March 3, 2017 at the age of 76. Chuck was an amazing father and grandfather. He loved his kids, grandkids, and Squirrel. Chuck loved hunting, fishing and working in the yard which he kept beautiful. He always helped others in need. Chuck was a...
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Jeffery Brian Barton

January 29, 1974 - February 26, 2017

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Joyce Jenkins

March 26, 1928 - February 26, 2017

Herma Joyce Jenkins was born March 26, 1928 in Kemp, to parents William Arthur and Ora Gertrude (Elston) Struck and entered into eternal rest on February 26, 2017 at the age of 88. Joyce was an avid reader and enjoyed doing crossword puzzles. She was a fan of the Dallas Cowboys and the Texas Rangers and loved to play Bingo. Joyce was a lifetime member of VFW Post 3905 in Kaufman of which she was...
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James Allen Williams

April 27, 1950 - February 15, 2017

. James was born April 27, 1950 in Crowell, Texas to parents J B and Wilma (Heath) Williams and entered into eternal rest February 15, 2017 at the age of 66. James attended H. Grady Spruce High. He was a carpenter for Dallas ISD working for J.B. Williams’ Construction. James loved hunting, fishing and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren who all called him &ldquo...
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Robert Randell Schneider

March 20, 1976 - February 13, 2017

Robert Randell Schneider Jr. was born on March 20, 1976 in Dallas, Texas to parents Robert Randall Schneider Sr. and late Shirley Jean Henderson and entered into eternal rest on February 12, 2017 at the age of 40. Robert enjoyed being outdoors, whether it was hunting, fishing, riding four wheelers, mudding and rock climbing. He also like dancing and worked for many years as a trim carpenter....
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Addie Ruth Holleman

February 22, 1935 - February 12, 2017

A memorial service for Ruth Holleman is scheduled for 10:00am, Saturday, March 11 at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Chapel in Mabank, Texas with Dennis Kent officiating. Ruth was known for her heart, she was always there when somebody needed her. Ruth attended high school at the Corsicana Orphan’s Home and always enjoyed going back to the reunions. She worked for a photo lab and retired after...
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John Hobart Lipinski

September 12, 1947 - February 11, 2017

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Gordon Lee Ebright

May 8, 1939 - February 11, 2017

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Charlotte Ann McDougald

September 29, 1940 - February 3, 2017

Charlotte Heffner McDougald, age 76, died peacefully in her sleep after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease on February 3, 2017. Born September 29, 1940, the only child of the late Betty Louise Brennan Hefner and Boyd Baily Hefner “Boots & Big Bud” of Peeltown. Charlotte attended Peeltown Schools and graduated from Kemp High School in 1958. Charlotte was married to the...
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Wanda Inez Kohls

October 24, 1937 - January 25, 2017

Inez was born October 24, 1937 in Corliss, West Virginia to parents Zed Carr and Virginia (Anderson) Lilly and entered into eternal rest January 25, 2017 at the age of 79. Inez was known by several different names in her family. Some of her grandchildren called her “Omey”, while others called her ”Granny “. Her family called her “Nezzy” and “Chubby...
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Dora Clyde Thomas

November 13, 1926 - January 25, 2017

. Dora was born November 13, 1926 in Wills Point, Texas to parents Samuel Park and Goldie Lou (Cosby) Whitaker and entered into eternal rest on January 25, 2017 at the age of 90. She was a great mother and teacher. She loved God, all her children, many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Dora was a fun Grandmother. She was Pentecostal by faith and was a member of First Assembly of God Church...
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Mary Louise Rowan

September 2, 1929 - January 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Anderson Clayton FH - Kemp, KEMP, TX.
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Charles M. Nelson

September 20, 1943 - January 22, 2017

Charles Marvin Nelson was born September 20, 1943 in Van Nuys, CA to parents Edward Fisher and Bernice Elwanders (Trammell) Nelson and entered eternal rest on January 22, 2017 at the age of 73. Chuck loved race cars, big trucks and riding motorcycles. He was a truck driver over fifty years. Chuck spent over ten of that fifty driving for Go Co Trucking. He was a Christian by faith and attended The...
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Howard Fry

August 14, 1958 - January 20, 2017

Howard was born August 14,1958 in Tyler, Texas to parents Marion Moseley and Myrtle Ann (Lacy) and entered into eternal rest on January 20, 2017 at the age of 58. Howard liked to work on cars and tinker around. He attended First Baptist Church of Gun Barrel City.Howard was preceded in death by his parents and father-in-law: Edward Walker.He is survived by his wife Janie Fry of Kemp, daughter...
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Tyler Royce Lay

June 20, 1994 - January 15, 2017

Tyler was born June 20,1994 in Kaufman, Texas to parents Nolan Royce Lay and Jamie Dawn Price and entered into eternal rest on January 15, 2017 at the age of 22. Tyler enjoyed rapping, video games. He loved football and UFC. He was a member of Victory Baptist Church. He attended Kemp High School.Tyler is preceded in death by his aunt Vada Avant, grandfather Jerry Price, grandfather Royce Lay and ...
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Larry Wayne Atterton

July 19, 1947 - January 10, 2017

Larry Wayne Atterton was born on July 19, 1947 in Whitwill, TN to parents Ernest and Pauline (Grimes) Atterton and entered into eternal rest on January 10, 2017 at the age of 69. Larry was a simple man. He liked to work on cars, and drive trucks. Larry also enjoyed deer hunting and fishing. He worked as a truck driver and a vehicle mechanic. Larry was a Christian man; he was kind and giving. He...
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Thomas Neal Warner

August 27, 1943 - December 25, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Anderson Clayton FH - Kemp, KEMP, TX.
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Michael Canady

June 8, 1947 - December 18, 2016

Michael was born on May 8, 1947 in Kaufman, Texas to parents Sterling and Katherine (McDougald) Canady and entered into eternal rest on December 18, 2016 at the age of 69. Michael was known as “Mike” by all his friends and family. Mike graduated from UT of Greenville with a Bachelors’ Degree. He enjoyed being outdoors; gardening, working on the house, fishing and garage selling....
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Jerry Glenn Watts

October 3, 1942 - December 12, 2016

Jerry Glenn Watts was born on October 3, 1942 in Oklahoma City, OK to parents Noble and Velma Armetta (White) Watts and entered into eternal rest on December 12, 2016 at the age of 74. Jerry loved cars and working on them. He worked for Park Place Mercedes and CW Wrecking Yard. Jerry loved spending time at the VFW with his friends. He attended Rocking Country Church in Seven Points. Jerry was an...
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Geraldine Willard

January 6, 1964 - December 8, 2016

Geraldine was born on January 6, 1964 in Midland, Texas to parents Gerald Norman and Barbara Mae (Allen) Friday and entered into eternal rest on December 8, 2016 at the age of 52. Geraldine was an amazing woman; she loved her family and enjoyed being around people. She was employed at Chili’s in Gun Barrel City as a Manager. Geraldine enjoyed going to the casino with her husband, fishing,...
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Donald Edward Rainey

November 29, 1933 - November 28, 2016

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Pauline Stevens

April 5, 1926 - November 28, 2016

Pauline was born on April 5, 1926 in West Columbia, Texas to parents Robert Clarence and Emma (Winslow) McKinney and entered into eternal rest on November 28, 2016 at the age of 90. Pauline married the love of her life, R.J. Stevens, on August 2, 1947. She was very crafty and enjoyed sewing and needle work. Pauline loved gardening and growing roses. She lived and exemplified her life by Proverbs...
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Mildred Barnes

September 8, 1923 - November 21, 2016

Mildred was born September 8, 1923 in Kemp, to parents Kerb and Bertha (Traylor) Godwin and entered into eternal rest on November 21, 2016 at the age of 93. Mildred was a very independent, determined hard worker who loved to be outdoors gardening, and to read all kinds of books. Mildred was a member of Beacon Church of Christ in Gun Barrel City, she also taught Sunday school at other...
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John Dezilyski GROVES

February 3, 1927 - November 4, 2016

John Dezilyski Groves was born on February 3, 1927 in Dallas, Texas to parents George R. and Claire (Steinberg) Groves and entered into rest on November 4, 2016 at the age of 89. John served in the United States Army during World War II. He was a member of VFW & American Legion. John worked continuously as brick monson for 50 years and was a member of the Brick Layers Union. He volunteered...
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John Michael Barber

May 18, 1966 - October 16, 2016

John was born on May 18, 1966 in Dallas, Texas to his parents Weldon Horace Barber and Judith Ann Tisdale and entered into eternal rest on October 16, 2016 at the age of 50. John loved being outdoors; hunting and fishing. He was a huge Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers fan. John participated in the Special Olympics in Mabank where he consistently won gold or silver in bowling at the state...
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Barbara E. Blair

August 4, 1951 - October 7, 2016

Barbara was born August 4, 1951 in Styx, Texas to parents Frank Hallum Jr. and Mary Belle (Blythe) and entered into eternal rest on October 7, 2016 at the age of 65. Barbara graduated from Kemp High School and was a member of the Church of Christ in Styx. Barbara and James Blair Jr. were married for 46 years. She was known by “Sookie”, “Bobba” and “Sister” by...
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Naomi Elizabeth Edwards

November 22, 1929 - October 5, 2016

Naomi was born November 22, 1929 in Ola, Texas to T. W. and Mary (Harrison) Bishop and entered into eternal rest on October 5, 2016 at the age of 86. Naomi was number 11 out of 12 children. Her whole life was her family, her children and raising her grandchildren. Naomi was a loving caring lady who will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.Naomi is preceded in death by her parents, 3...
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James Roy Reed

March 8, 1925 - September 18, 2016

James was born March 8, 1925 in Killeen, TX to parents George Lewis and Mary Francis (Wilson) Reed and entered into eternal rest on September 18, 2016 at the age of 91. James grew up in the former State Orphan’s Home in Corsicana, at the age of seventeen he enlisted in the Army and asked to be in the Calvary so he could ride the horses. They accepted him in the Army but he got to drive a...
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George Bishop

June 10, 1939 - September 3, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Anderson Clayton FH - Kemp, KEMP, TX.
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Lewis Henry Arender

June 15, 1943 - September 2, 2016

Lewis was born on June 15, 1943 in Raleigh, MS to parents Vilos and Ella Eva (Davis) Arender and entered into eternal rest on September 2, 2016 at the age of 73. Lewis was known as “Big L” by his family and friends. Big L’s fondest memory was growing up with all his siblings. He loved making people smile. Big L owned and operated Big L Insulation. One of his proudest career...
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Claudie Reese Earl

October 22, 1936 - August 26, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Anderson Clayton FH - Kemp, KEMP, TX.
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Ronald H. Johnson

October 5, 1942 - August 20, 2016

Ronald was born on October 5, 1942 in Kemp, TX to parents William Melton and Geneva (Pritchett) Johnson and entered into eternal rest on August 20, 2016. Ronald was known as “Ronnye” and “Papa” to his family and friends. Ronnye loved spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren; he was a very loving and caring man. He was fun to be around, loved goofing around...
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Mary Elaine Gaines

June 2, 1953 - August 15, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Anderson Clayton FH - Kemp, KEMP, TX.
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Frank McClay Atherton

January 5, 1925 - August 9, 2016

Frank McClay Atherton was born January 5, 1925 to Thomas Otis Atherton and Della Mae (Jenkins) Atherton in Kemp, Texas. His father, Otis was a grocery store employee, and his mother Della, a home maker. She thought Frank could do no wrong. Frank was educated in the Kemp Schools and was graduated from the Kemp High School. Immediately following graduation, Frank joined the U.S. Navy at age 17. For...
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