Our Obituaries

William Neal Sherman

October 4, 1937 - May 19, 2017

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

February 28, 1970 - May 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Petty Jo Leachman

March 21, 1923 - May 18, 2017

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

August 31, 1918 - May 18, 2017

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

June 30, 1935 - May 17, 2017

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

October 20, 1928 - May 16, 2017

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

February 10, 1948 - May 16, 2017

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

October 9, 1964 - May 13, 2017

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

April 25, 1925 - May 13, 2017

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

May 12, 2017 - May 12, 2017

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

June 20, 1930 - May 9, 2017

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

May 23, 1944 - May 9, 2017

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

September 26, 1955 - May 7, 2017

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

September 5, 1925 - May 7, 2017

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

July 3, 1941 - May 5, 2017

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

November 1, 1934 - May 5, 2017

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

June 3, 1928 - May 5, 2017

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

August 30, 2013 - May 5, 2017

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

April 7, 1920 - May 4, 2017

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

April 1, 1929 - May 3, 2017

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

June 17, 1952 - May 3, 2017

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

February 13, 1927 - May 3, 2017

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

April 1, 1929 - May 3, 2017

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

October 17, 1938 - April 30, 2017

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

May 17, 1925 - April 29, 2017

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

June 7, 1924 - April 28, 2017

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

May 13, 1928 - April 27, 2017

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

October 24, 1930 - April 26, 2017

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

July 11, 1922 - April 25, 2017

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

June 2, 1949 - April 23, 2017

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

April 13, 1925 - April 21, 2017

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

October 18, 1938 - April 20, 2017

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

July 17, 1963 - April 20, 2017

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

May 23, 1923 - April 19, 2017

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

March 28, 1927 - April 18, 2017

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

March 19, 1932 - April 17, 2017

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

August 25, 1931 - April 16, 2017

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

April 19, 1926 - April 15, 2017

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

February 4, 1927 - April 15, 2017

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

October 31, 1924 - April 14, 2017

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

January 2, 1921 - April 13, 2017

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

April 1, 1920 - April 13, 2017

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

December 26, 1924 - April 12, 2017

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

August 15, 1939 - April 12, 2017

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

August 26, 1928 - April 11, 2017

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

May 15, 1945 - April 10, 2017

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

November 28, 1923 - April 9, 2017

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

January 7, 1925 - April 9, 2017

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

May 23, 1945 - April 7, 2017

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

April 6, 2017

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

December 30, 1953 - April 6, 2017

Mikal Bray Galperin, 63, passed away peacefully in the hospital on April 6, 2017 after a brief hospital stay for illness. Robert, her devoted husband of 36 years, was at her side as he was since they fatefully met in Houston, Texas in 1979 in the same apartment project in which they lived. Sadly, Mikal's recent few years were affected by early onset dementia and a progression of the disease for...
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Robert Douglas Gillikin

March 6, 1940 - April 5, 2017

Robert Douglas Gillikin was born March 6, 1940 in Goldsboro, North Carolina. He spent most of his young life in Goldsboro and graduated from high school in New Bern, North Carolina. He was a High School All-American in basketball and a very talented left-handed pitcher. He was drafted out of high school by the Baltimore Orioles, but chose to continue his education. He attended the University of...
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JoAnn Mays Roth

October 22, 1933 - April 5, 2017

Jo Ann Mays Roth, age 83, entered the gates of Heaven on April 5, 2017, at her home in University Park. Jodie was born October 22, 1933, in Dallas, TX; the daughter of Lester Thomas Mays and Virginia Lowry Mays.Jodie spent her life teaching, serving her community, and spending time with her family. She could always be described as a faithful friend, provider, encourager, and comforter. Jodie...
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Mildred Payne McKnight

November 20, 1928 - April 3, 2017

Mildred Katherine Virginia Payne McKnight was born November 20, 1928 and passed away on April 3, 2017 after a brief illness. She is survived by her children Sawnie R. Aldredge and Amy Payne Aldredge, her step-children John McKnight and Adair McKnight and seven grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband Sawnie R. Aldredge, Jr., and her husband of forty years, Joseph W. McKnight....
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Catherine Jolene Martin

December 10, 1953 - April 2, 2017

Catherine Jolene Martin, of Dallas, Texas passed away April 2, 2017 at Kindred Hospital - Dallas, surrounded by her family.Born in Wichita, Kansas, December 10, 1953, to Joseph and Beatrice Hamilton, the family moved to Trenton, Missouri in 1965. Cathy was an excellent student and a 1971 graduate of Trenton High School. She married Warren Martin on December 30, 1973 and lived in Trenton and...
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Peerly Fathy Butbul

March 15, 1966 - April 2, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Cecile Nichole Gilbert

December 1, 1944 - March 31, 2017

Cecile "Nickey" Gilbert, 72, passed away on March 31, 2017, in Dallas,surrounded by her family. Born Dec. 1, 1944, in Seminole TX, Nickey was a 1963 graduate of Odessa HighSchool. Four years later, she earned a degree from Texas Woman's University School of Nursing. An exemplary student, she was named to "Who's Who inAmerican Colleges and Universities." While at TWU, Nickey met her husband-to-be,...
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Edward Worthington Samuell

August 1, 1923 - March 30, 2017

SAMUELL JR, Edward Worthington, 93, of Dallas passed away on Thursday, March 30, 2017. He was born in Long Beach, California on August 1, 1923 to Edward Worthington Samuell and Bonnie Raymond Tolleson Samuell. Edward Worthington Samuell, Jr., grew up in Phoenix, Arizona. He graduated from North Phoenix High School in 1940 and went directly to Rutherford Preparatory School in Long Beach, where he...
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Eileen Sachar

September 3, 1921 - March 30, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Patsy Jean Scrivner

August 13, 1933 - March 29, 2017

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Isidoro Rangel

April 4, 1928 - March 28, 2017

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Stephen Garabed Dardaganian

October 1, 1930 - March 27, 2017

Stephen Garabed Dardaganian completed his baptism in death on March 27, 2017 at the age of 86. Born in Dallas, Texas on October 1, 1930, Stephen was a graduate of Highland Park High School, class of 1947. He entered Texas A&M University and was a squadron commander in the Corps of Cadets, and graduated with a degree in Petroleum Engineering in 1951. As an officer in the United States Air...
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Abraham V. Rodriguez

January 3, 1930 - March 27, 2017

Abraham V. Rodriguez, 87, of Dallas passed away on Monday, March 27, 2017 at his residence in Grand Prairie, TX. He will always be remembered as a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, great grandfather and friend to all that knew and loved him. He was born in Dallas, TX on January 3, 1930 to Abraham and Inez Villarreal Rodriguez. He was a 1948 graduate of Crozier Tech High School in...
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Jean Marie Gratton

October 8, 1930 - March 26, 2017

Jean Marie McKinney Gratton passed away on March 26, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. Jean Marie McKinney was born in 1930 in Lake Geneva Township, Wisconsin, the first child of Dwight McKinney and Edna Landau McKinney. She grew up in towns and farms in South Central Wisconsin before moving to Iowa in her teens. Jean attended Delavan High school (Wisconsin) and Washington High School (Iowa). After HS, she...
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Elizabeth Esther Orlowski

April 20, 1944 - March 26, 2017

After a short battle with cancer, Elizabeth Orlowski passed away on March 26th, 2017 in Dallas at the age of 72. She leaves behind her children, Michelle and Marcus. Marcus is married to Tina and together they have two children, Henry and Cayman. Elizabeth is the Aunt to Mark and Aaron Frydman. Aaron is married to Regina, and their children are Adam, Sarah, Ella and Gabriel. Elizabeth also had...
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Armond Gluck Schwartz

October 20, 1982 - March 25, 2017

Armond Gluck Schwartz III, 34, of Dallas and Los Angeles passed away on Saturday, March 25, 2017. He was born in Dallas on October 20, 1982, to Cindy and Armond Schwartz Jr. Survivors include his parents, Robyn and Michael Siegel, Andrew and Gloria Schwartz, numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins, as well as dear friends and supporters through his sobriety - Morris Amiri, Gregg Champion, and Dan...
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Gerry Angeli

December 21, 1946 - March 25, 2017

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the loss of Gerry Angeli who passed away unexpectedly on March 25, 2017. Gerry was born on December 21st, 1946 in Cloz, Italy to his parents, Ernesto and Lina Angeli. At the age of 13, Gerry immigrated from Italy arriving at Ellis Island on December 5th, 1959.Gerry worked for several transportation companies before establishing Pacer Trucking under...
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Plez Avery Transou

May 29, 1926 - March 25, 2017

Plez passed away on March 25, 2017 at the age of 90. He was born in Winston-Salem, NC, the only child of Plez Alexander Transou and Hattie Farrington Transou. He graduated from R. J. Reynolds High School in 1943. After a year at Georgia Tech University, he joined the U.S. Navy and served on the Destroyer Minesweeper DMS-41, the USS Doran, in the Pacific during World War II. After the war, he...
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Lena Grace Atchley

July 4, 1924 - March 22, 2017

Grace was born July 4, 1924. in Surginer, AL. She joined her beloved husband Bob in Heaven on March 22, 2017, after a long, well lived life. She leaves to cherish her memory her proud daughters, Shirley Herring and husband Wayne, Carol Chilton and husband John. Grace also leaves behind loving grandchildren Sandra Henderson and husband Brent, Daniel Mistrot, Jason Chilton and Jenny Fogel and...
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Randy Eric Stern

October 25, 1980 - March 22, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Wanda Ellen MILLICAN

September 8, 1926 - March 22, 2017

Wanda Millican died peacefully in her Dallas home on March 22, 2017. Her ninety years in that city were filled with a wide variety of activities and interests: teaching vacation bible school at Lakeside Baptist Church (where she worshipped for 66 years); promoting the musical, athletic and educational interests of her three sons (when they were not involved in other more destructive domestic...
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Betty Sue GOOLSBY

January 21, 1928 - March 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Hazel L. Couch

January 26, 1926 - March 21, 2017

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Donald G. Thompson

March 29, 1924 - March 21, 2017

Donald G. Thompson (March 29, 1924- March 21, 2017). He is now with the Lord joining his wife Joan Thompson. Graveside service Sat. March 25 at Sparkman Hillcrest, Dallas 11:00.
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Altie Irwin Russell

July 1, 1927 - March 20, 2017

Altie Irwin Russell was joyfully received into the loving arms of her Heavenly Father on March 20, 2017. She was born in Shreveport, LA on July 1, 1927, to Byron and Altie Irwin. Altie's relationship with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, was deep and intimate. Her children remember her often starting the day with eyes closed and face lifted up to God. She was known for her gracious...
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Deborah Sloan Pettie

May 11, 1948 - March 18, 2017

May 11th, 1948, Deborah Sloan Pettie was born to Clarence William Sloan and Geraldine Coplen Sloan in Abilene, Texas. In 1952 moved with her family to join the oil boom in Midland, TX. Her dad opened the Furniture Mart in downtown Midland later developing into Sloan Bagwell Furniture. Growing up in Midland, attending Robert E. Lee High School and graduating with a B.A. in Art Education from Texas...
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Joseph Taylor Jett

March 6, 1925 - March 18, 2017

Joseph Taylor (Joe) Jett, 92, of Dallas, passed away unexpectedly, of natural causes, on Saturday March 18, 2017. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. Joe was born on the family farm on Jett Hill in Maryville Tennessee on March 6, 1925, to Squire Hiram Jett and Grace Banner Jett. He was the 13th of their 14 children that were raised on Jett Hill. He walked...
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Irene Robbins

January 13, 1934 - March 18, 2017

Irene Libenson Robbins passed away on March 18, 2017. She is predeceased by her husband, Albert, who passed away on February 7, 2011. She leaves behind a daughter Karen Robbins Knobler (Rick); sons Larry (Stacy) and Steve Robbins; grandchildren are Lauren Robbins Horn (Zach) and Mitchell Robbins, Noah Knobler. She was also a great-grandmother to Max Stanley Horn born on 2-24-2017. A graveside...
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Clarece D. Candamio

May 17, 1938 - March 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home, Dallas, TX.
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Edith Fritzsche

June 29, 1947 - March 18, 2017

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Margarete Haberman

September 16, 1926 - March 17, 2017

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Naomi Friedberg Spector

February 26, 1929 - March 16, 2017

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Michael G. McGinnis

September 20, 1978 - March 15, 2017

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Peggy Marie Voskuil

October 26, 1930 - March 15, 2017

Peggy Marie Palmer Voskuil ObituaryBorn October 26, 1930, died March 15, 2017.She was the eldest loving daughter to Nellie Mae and Harry Palmer. Treasured sister to Jerold, Georgia Lee (and Uncle Bobby) and dear Emma Nell. Devoted Mother of Rick, Robin and Reed. Precious Grandma Peggy to Kacy (Jeremy), Emma (Jason), Brian and Andrea (James). Great Grandma Peggy to Collette, Emmalyn and Jameson...
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Aida De Los Angeles Fuente Frutos

June 17, 1929 - March 14, 2017

Born in the Oriente province of Cuba, Aida came in 1969 to the United States with her husband, Jose, to whom she was married for nearly 65 years. Aida joined her parents, Cesar and Blanca Frutos, her brother, Cesar, and Aida's and Jose's son, Cesar, already immigrants in Dallas. She had taught music in Cuba and worked at Dal-Tex Optical in the United States. Aida was a wonderful wife,...
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Colleen Parro Baillargeon

January 3, 1940 - March 12, 2017

Colleen Ganley Parro Baillargeon passed away on March 12, 2017. Colleen was born on January 3, 1940 in Evergreen Park, Illinois. In 1960, following graduation from Mundelein College with a BA in English Literature, she married Milton Charles "Chuck" Parro, Jr. She and Chuck raised their three children in Dallas, Texas, where they were members of St. Rita Parish from 1965 - 1981. Colleen was...
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John B. DIFRANCESCO

September 6, 1920 - March 12, 2017

John Baptist DiFrancesco, 96, passed away on March 12, 2017. John was born on September 6, 1920, to Bianca Rosa and Joseph Michael DiFrancesco in New York, New York. He grew up in New York during the Depression. Growing up, John exuded hard work and creativity. He was a proud member of the Greatest Generation and as such, enlisted in the Navy in October of 1942 to fight in World War II. After six...
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William Dana Juett

June 4, 1947 - March 12, 2017

"A life of significance is about serving those who need your gifts, your leadership and your purpose." Kevin HallWilliam Dana Juett passed away on Sunday, March 12, 2017, after a fifteen-month battle with pancreatic cancer. He will be remembered as a loyal friend, devoted husband, son, father, brother and grandfather. He was a man with a servant's heart, generous spirit, fun-loving nature and...
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Shirley Lou Neal

April 14, 1935 - March 11, 2017

Beloved wife, mother, sister and friend, Shirley Lou Neal, 81, passed away Saturday, March 11, 2017 in Dallas, TX after a long and fulfilling life. She was born in Bourbon, Indiana, on April 14, 1935, to Art and Cora Hahn. After graduating from Bourbon High School in 1953, she studied at Indiana University, where she met a dashing Roger Neal. They wed on June 10, 1956. Then began her most...
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Margaret Ann Johnson

October 14, 1945 - March 11, 2017

Margaret Ann Johnson was born in San Antonio, Texas on October 14, 1945 and died on March 11, 2017 in Dallas, Texas at the age of 71. She was preceded in death by her parents, George Houston Johnson and Abbie Rhodes Johnson as well as her friend of many years, Judy Carder. Margaret grew up in Dallas graduating from Thomas Jefferson High School. She received her Bachelor's degree from the...
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Donald David Mintz

August 27, 1932 - March 11, 2017

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Mark Anthony Altermann

October 10, 1940 - March 10, 2017

Mark Anthony (Tony) Altermann was born August 10, 1940 at Old St. Paul Hospital in Dallas, Texas. He died March 12, 2017 in the comfort of his Dallas residence. A memorial service will be held at Arlington Hall at Lee Park located at 3333 Turtle Creek Blvd Dallas, Texas at 10am. He was preceded in death by his parents Katherine and John Altermann. He grew up in the Oak Lawn area of Dallas and...
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Ines P. Palmer

April 20, 1930 - March 10, 2017

Ines Pinat PalmerDallas, Denton, Navarro County TexasInes P. Palmer, 86 passed away on March 10, 2017Catholic Rosary and visitation will be at Sparkman Hillcrest Funeral Home (Dallas) on Tuesday March 14, 2017 6pm to 8pm. Funeral will be at Sparkman Hillcrest Funeral Home on Wednesday March 15, 2017 at 12:00 noon. A Catholic interment at Restland Memorial Park (Dallas) will follow. Catholic...
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William Stokes Harris

September 16, 1921 - March 10, 2017

WILLIAM S. HARRIS, 95. Born in Mayfield, Ky. Preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Miriam Cutler Harris. He is survived by his sons W. Stokes Harris, Jr. and Henry C. Harris (Tamara) and daughter Sally H. Beam. Also by three grandchildren Leigh W. Harris (Gary Thompson), Blair B. Beam, and Bradley B. Beam, Jr. and twin great-granddaughters Charlotte and Julia Thompson. Bill was the epitome...
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T. C. Knight

March 20, 1928 - March 9, 2017

TC Knight was born on March 20, 1928, in Dallas, Texas to Sidney Harrison Knight and Margie Mae Parker. He passed into the loving arms of his Lord on March 9, 2017 to be reunited with the love of his life, Reva Estel Holson Knight. TC graduated from Crozier Tech High School class of 1946, briefly attended SMU, worked for the T&P railroad, enlisted in the US Army during the Korean Conflict...
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Anita Lois Alhadef

August 29, 1934 - March 8, 2017

August 29, 1934 - March 8, 2017. Vivacious, full of life, talented, stylish, and always smiling. That's how most people would describe our beautiful, sweet mother. Her warmth, laughter, and love filled our worlds with joy. Anita's love of fashion led her to an early modeling career in NY in the garment district. She studied fashion design at Queens College and worked for many years at the...
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Leo Hyman

November 17, 1937 - March 8, 2017

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Carolyn Wolff Walker

November 5, 1936 - March 7, 2017

Carolyn Wolff Walker passed away on March 7, 2017. Born as Carolyn Francis Wolff in Houston, Texas on November 5, 1936 to Elsie F. Wolff and Joseph F. Wolff. ln 1950 her family moved to Corpus Christi, Texas where she graduated from W. B. Ray High School. She then attended Sophie Newcomb Collage in New Orleans, LA, where she majored in Art. In 1956 she met her future husband, Thomas Charles...
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Marjorie Prigmore

April 26, 1935 - March 4, 2017

Marjorie Ann Davis Prigmore was born on April 26, 1935 in Dallas, TX and passed away on March 4, 2017. She is survived by her children, Karen Blaha (Mrs. Joe Blaha) of Flower Mound; Jana Ferguson (Mrs. Carl Ferguson, Jr.) of Dallas and Rick Prigmore of Rowlett. Her three grandchildren, Matthew Blaha, Michael Blaha and Grace Ann Prigmore, also survive her. Marjorie graduated from Woodrow Wilson...
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Marcelyn Thorson

December 18, 1927 - March 3, 2017

Marcelyn Marie Thorson, 89, of Dallas, passed away on Friday, March 3, 2017. Marcy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Fitts in Houston on December 18, 1927, She attended Pratt Institute in New York City. Marcy married Edward Thorson, on June 16, 1956. After a career of 20 years at El- Centro College where she developed the fashion and design department, Marcy became a long time member of the Dallas...
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