Our Obituaries

Florence VANZANT

August 3, 1932 - September 30, 2016

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William Hill

April 24, 1931 - September 30, 2016

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David A. Segal

August 21, 1939 - September 28, 2016

David Segal, 77, a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle died on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 after a long battle with cancer. He was Chief Executive Officer and a prominent leader in his profession and the Dallas community. He was born in Brooklyn, NY on August 21, 1939 to Mitchell M. and Ethel M. Meshaloff Segal. David was a great man and will be missed by many.A Funeral...
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Malcom Cameron

February 23, 1935 - September 25, 2016

Malcom D. Cameron, D.V.M., was a compassionate veterinarian, man of faith, and gentleman who lived his life by the Boy Scout Oath and Law. A veteran, baseball fan, and husband of 59 years, he joined his heavenly Father on September 25th, 2016 at the age of 81.Mac was born February 23, 1935 in Madison, Wisconsin. The family later moved to Texas where he attended Highland Park High School. He...
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Mary V. Terry

September 1, 1918 - September 25, 2016

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Martha Ester Brenner

October 31, 1924 - September 24, 2016

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Sylvia Bloom

March 14, 1923 - September 23, 2016

Sylvia Bloom passed away on Friday, September 23, 2016 at the age of 93. She was born on March 14, 1923 to Hyman and Rebecca Hurwitz in Baltimore Maryland.Sylvia married Dr. Harvey James Bloom on August 31, 1955. A homemaker, who liked to play mahjong once a week with her lady friends, Sylvia was a faithful friend to anyone sick, delivering Jewish Penicillin, otherwise known as chicken soup. ...
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Raymond James Johns

October 5, 1947 - September 18, 2016

Raymond Johns passed away peacefully with his devoted family by his side on September 18th after a courageous battle with a rare blood cancer. He was born on October 5, 1947 in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Raymond and Marie Johns who preceded him in death. He graduated from St. John Vianney Catholic High School in St. Louis and from the University of Missouri with a degree in advertising and...
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Patricia Berkman Neiman

June 4, 1926 - September 18, 2016

Patricia Berkman NeimanPat was born in the Midwest on June 4, 1926. She died in Dallas, Texas on September 18, 2016. Pat married Edwin Neiman in 1948. They had three children. Pat sang for the USO. She was scheduled to sing at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland the night of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. She told her son, "All hell broke loose around 2 o'clock that afternoon. We were at war....
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Dorothy Mae Starkweather

July 12, 1917 - September 18, 2016

Dorothy Mae Raimond Starkweather, 99, passed away in Rockwall, TX on September 18, 2016. Dorothy was born on July 12, 1917 in Converse, LA to Charlie and Estelle (Tatum) Raimond. She married Walter (Don) Starkweather on May 27, 1936 in La Feria, TX. Dorothy worked for 25 years as head librarian at LTV Aircraft. Dorothy is preceded in death by her husband, Don, daughter, Leola Beaty, son, David...
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George Belton McGee

November 15, 1935 - September 17, 2016

George B McGee Jr "Mac", of Garland, TX, passed away on Saturday September 17, 2016 at the age of 80. He was born on November 15, 1935 in Dallas, TX. After high school he served a tour in the US Navy. In 1962, Mac married Connie Kohler, and together they had three children, Mark, Scott and Bran. Mac worked as a Fireman/Paramedic at the Garland Fire Department for 33 years and dedicated himself...
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Wallace D. Montgomery

September 15, 1923 - September 17, 2016

Wallace Montgomery, 93, of Dallas passed away on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at his residence in Dallas. He will always be remembered as a loving husband and friend to all that knew and loved him. He was born in Bartlett, TX on September 15, 1923 to Walter Lee and Mary Ola Montgomery. He graduated from Bartlett High School and Dallas Business College. He served overseas in the Army as an...
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Victor Jose Medina

May 2, 1940 - September 16, 2016

Victor J. Medina, age 76, of Dallas, Texas went home to be with his Lord and Heavenly Father on Friday, September 16th. He was surrounded by his beloved wife, Anna Medina and his loving family. He passed away on his 56th Wedding Anniversary. Victor was adored by his "beautiful wife", these were the two favorite words he loved to tell Anna, his children, grandchildren and extended family. He...
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Maria Gutierrez

May 22, 1926 - September 16, 2016

María Elena Rosell Illas was born on May 22, 1926 in Santiago de Cuba to Manolo Rosell and Rosario Illas; she was their second and youngest child. She received her primary education at her beloved Sacred Heart of Jesus School and her secondary education at Colegio Baldor in Havana, after the family moved there. She graduated from the University of Havana and then taught for a few years at...
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Ryan C. Shafer

April 28, 1979 - September 13, 2016

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Dennis A. Drake

April 29, 1935 - September 13, 2016

Dennis A. Drake, 81, of Dallas, Texas, passed away on September 13, 2016. Dennis was born in Beaumont, Texas. He graduated from Lamar College and the University of Texas. Dennis proudly served in the Army National Guard. He was a petroleum geologist. His fifty year career in the exploration for oil and gas took him to Louisiana offshore, and the Texas Gulf Coast on and offshore. Dennis also...
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Lynn Pauline Katz

December 24, 1926 - September 13, 2016

Lynn Katz, 89, of Dallas, TX died peacefully in her home on September 13, 2016. Born on December 24, 1926 in Toronto, Canada she was the daughter of the late Sidney and Toba Kosley. After retirement Lynn and her husband served for many years in the Coast Guard Auxiliary. Lynn was very active in the Senior Department of the Jewish Community Center, and the Jewish War Veterans Auxiliary. Lynn...
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Janice Frances Marriott

June 17, 1946 - September 12, 2016

Janice Marriott, 70, of Dallas, TX passed away on Monday, September 12, 2016. She will always be remembered as a loving mother to her daughters, Lori and Amy, and a friend to all who knew and loved her.Janice was born in Emhouse, TX on June 17, 1946 to Robert Larence and Dorothy Rodgers Colquitt. She was a long time resident of Dallas, TX, who spent 36 years in the grocery business, the majority...
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Jacquline Rebecca Lindsay

January 1, 1950 - September 10, 2016

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Patrick Anthony Focazio

October 25, 1939 - September 10, 2016

(October 25, 1939 - September 10, 2016)Patrick Anthony Focazio (Captain Pat), 76, a longtime resident of Valley Stream, NY, died peacefully September 10, 2016 at Medical City Dallas surrounded by family. Born in Mineola, New York on October 25, 1939, he was the son of the late Joseph Focazio and Mary (Demasco) Focazio. He was a 1957 graduate of Sewanhaka High School in Floral Park, NY. Mr....
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Wilson Schoellkopf, Jr.

October 19, 1935 - September 10, 2016

Wilson Schoellkopf, Jr. died Saturday at his home surrounded by family after a long illness. He was 80 years old. Born and raised in Dallas, he attended Texas Country Day and graduated from The Choate School and The University of Texas. Wilson, an investor, was active in a number of Dallas philanthropies and institutions, including Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind, West Dallas Community Center,...
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James McCuen Augur

October 17, 1935 - September 9, 2016

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Keith Paul Young

February 18, 1958 - September 9, 2016

YOUNG, Jr., KEITH PAUL - Keith was born February 18, 1958, in Dallas, Texas to Jere Snider Young and Keith Young, Sr. He died unexpectedly in an accident on September 9, 2016. Keith attended Highland Park schools, St. Mark's School of Texas, and Stanford University, where he graduated with honors in 1980. At Stanford, he earned the James Birdsall Weter Prize for Outstanding History Honors Thesis....
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John B. Placker

September 27, 1925 - September 9, 2016

John Bunyan Placker JrOf Greenwood Arkansas and formally of Corpus Christi Texas was born September 27, 1925 in Sweetwater Texas to John and Elizabeth Placker peacefully passed away September 9, 2016 in Talihina Oklahoma at the age of 90. He is survived by:His wife:Jessie Placher of Temple Texas.Five daughters:Joann and husband Bill Gilliland of Temple Texas, Susan Neuhaus of Charleston, Arkansas...
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Margit Reifer

February 13, 1920 - September 9, 2016

"Nanny" Margit Reifer, 96 ½ years young, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on September 9, 2016. Her parents, the late Helen and Lajos Biro, had a wonderful life with their only daughter in Budapest, Hungary until the atrocities of the Nazi occupation of Hungary. Nanny was a fighter, she overcame the hardships of the Holocaust, the heartaches of being widowed at 24 years...
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Ria June Fulcher

December 1, 1926 - September 8, 2016

Ria June Fulcher was born in Galveston, Texas on December 1, 1926, and passed away on September 8, 2016 after a life well lived. Ria graduated from Galveston Ball High in 1943. She met her husband, Henry (Herky) Coleman Fulcher, at the University of Texas where Ria was a member of Chi Omega. The two were married in Austin at All Saints Episcopal Church on September 17, 1947. Ria graduated with a...
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Mary Prentiss

November 22, 1943 - September 7, 2016

Mary B. "Cissy" Prentiss 72, of Naples, FL died Wednesday, September 7, 2016, at her residence. A former resident of Dallas, TX, Cissy had resided in Naples since 2008. She was born November 22, 1943, in Dallas, a daughter of the late Ross J. and Frances (Reichenstein) Bedell. She and her late husband, Robert H. Prentiss, were the owners of Technimed of Texas, Inc., an Orthopedic Implant...
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James Edward Ruff

July 14, 1936 - September 7, 2016

James Edward "Ed" Ruff, M.D. of Dallas, Texas, passed away September 7, 2016 following a brief illness. He was born July 14, 1936 in Jackson, MS. He was preceded in death by his parents, Will and Katie Ruff.He is survived by his wife Sue, daughters Rowena Ruff of Lexington, KY, Holly Ruff of Edwardsville, IL, Kathryn Ruff Hildreth (Tom) of Hollis, NH, grandsons Rowen and Raymond Hildreth, and his...
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John Gage Anderson

July 8, 1983 - September 6, 2016

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Sue Anne Bennett

September 2, 1938 - September 6, 2016

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John Gage Anderson

July 8, 1983 - September 6, 2016

Anderson, John Gage of Rockwall, Texas. Born April 8 1983 in Dallas, Texas. He passed away on September 6, 3016. John was a graduate of Lon Morris College and McMurry University. He loved his family and was very loyal to his friends. He loved to serve others so much that he chose private security as a career. He is preceded in death by his grandfather Thomas L Anderson and his father Thomas L...
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Kenneth William Tippie

May 5, 1983 - September 5, 2016

Kenneth William Tippie, known always as Billy, was born on May 5, 1983 in Dallas Texas. He went to be with the Lord on September 5, 2016. He is survived by his parents, Jan and Kenneth Tippie, his sister Susan Hulen, and his sister Grace Niemeyer and husband Greg Niemeyer. He had six nieces and nephews who he dearly loved: China Pappan, Christian Hulen, Lacy Hulen, Jeremy Duncan, Molly Niemeyer...
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George Harrington Kilpatrick

April 20, 1936 - September 5, 2016

George Harrington Kilpatrick was born in Denver, Colorado on April 20,1936 and died September 5, 2016. His parents were George Harrington Kilpatrick and Margaret Wall Kilpatrick. He was a business graduate of University of Colorado, where he was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity. He met his wife, Dotty Winter Kilpatrick while in college and they married after both graduated in 1959. George spent...
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George Hallock Cramer

April 9, 1927 - September 4, 2016

George Hallock Cramer, Sr., 89, of Dallas, TX born in St. Louis, MO on April 9, 1927 passed away of natural causes joining the Lord on Saturday, September 3rd just before midnight; a true testament to the way he lived his life, making the most out of every day, and always rising to the top in the end. Voted, "Most Popular" by his classmates, George graduated from Woodrow Wilson high school where...
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Bernice Kazdoy

June 26, 1923 - September 4, 2016

Bernice Kazdoy, age 93, passed away on September 4, 2016. She was born in Brooklyn, New York to Arthur Gottschalk and Alice Luttman Gottschalk. She is survived by her loving husband of seventy-two years, Stanley Kazdoy, son Alan, and daughter-in-law Mackie, and son Douglas, and daughter-in-law Nori. She also leaves to cherish her memory, grandchildren Amanda, Matthew, Reuven, Nava and Dan, and...
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Margaret Humlong Steele Morris

September 22, 1922 - September 3, 2016

Margaret Humlong Steele Morris died peacefully in her sleep on September 3, 2016. She will be remembered as a loyal and loving friend, mother, and wife, who was intellectually curious and an independent thinker, with a great sense of humor. Margaret was born on September 22, 1922, in Dallas, Texas, to Margaret Lee Humlong and Hervey Humlong. After Margaret was born, she moved back to the family&...
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John Freeman Eulich

October 6, 1929 - September 3, 2016

John Eulich died peacefully on September 3, 2016 at the age of 86. Eulich was a loving husband, father and grandfather as well as an entrepreneur and pioneer in commercial real estate. He was born October 6, 1929 in Kansas City, Missouri where he lived with his mother, Margaret Sally Keach and older brother, Eric Vosteen Eulich. He lost his father at the early age of 7 and spent his youth at odd...
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Alan Lawrence Brodsky

July 16, 1941 - September 3, 2016

Dr. Alan Lawrence Brodsky, age 75, passed away on September 3, 2016. He was the son of Dr. Irving Brodsky and Ruth Silver Brodsky, and is survived by his daughter Michelle Brodsky Goldstein, his son-in-law Peter Goldstein, his grandson Zachary Sol Goldstein, and his life companion Penny Weinberg. He is also survived by his sister Laura Brodsky Marcus and her husband Robert Marcus, his sister...
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Claire R. Austein

May 9, 1925 - September 2, 2016

The family of Claire Austein, with great sorrow and sadness, announces her passing on September 2, 2016. Claire was born in Brooklyn, NY on May 9, 1925, and was preceded in death by parents Abe and Fritzie Polak and her younger sister Natalie Gould. Claire and her beloved Murray were high school sweethearts and moved from Brooklyn to Dallas after WWII with their infant daughter Lynne, where they...
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Emma Lorraine Sanford

March 17, 1923 - September 2, 2016

Lorraine Burklund Sanford, known as Lorrie, died on September 2, 2016, at age 93. She was born in Stephenson, MI, on March 17, 1923. She graduated from Stephenson High School and Michigan State University. She trained as a microbiologist at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago, IL and at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. In 1952, she married Jay Philip Sanford, then a medical student at the...
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Lewis Ely

September 25, 1922 - September 1, 2016

Lewis Ely, 93, passed away September 1, 2016. Preceded in death by his loving wife of 65 years, Charlotte; parents, Sam and Rebecca Ely; and brother, Morris Ely. Survived by his daughter Shelly Ely, son Neal Ely, and granddaughter Holly Healy. He was and is dearly loved by many wonderful friends and extended family. Lewis graduated from Forest Avenue High School and attended Texas A & M...
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Albert Michael Goodman

May 13, 1950 - August 31, 2016

Albert Goodman was born in Dallas, Texas on May 13, 1950. Like so many great creative minds, he was a rambunctious, trouble-making loudmouth, in the very best way. His brilliant, unique mind took him to Georgetown University and eventually Hollywood, where he worked as a comedy writer for 20th Century Fox, writing for shows like Laverne and Shirley. But his roots were in Texas, and Albert...
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Yolanda B. Lackey

December 7, 1934 - August 31, 2016

Yolanda Lackey, 81, of Dallas passed away on Wednesday, August 31, 2016. She will always be remembered as a loving mother, abuela, bisabuela and friend to all that knew and loved her.She was born in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia on December 7, 1934 to Alexander and Sofia Menacho Bournett. She married Mark H. Lackey and had two daughters whom she raised in Bolivia until the family immigrated...
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Connie Sue McCrea

September 27, 1934 - August 31, 2016

Connie Sue Farley, of Irving, Texas, passed away on August 31st, 2016 in Corinth, Texas. She was born on September 27, 1934 in Dallas, Texas to Earl and Vannie Farley. Connie was a devout Christian, loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Connie was a graduate of University of North Texas and was a DISD Elementary School Teacher for 30 plus years. Connie is survived by Greg (Robin),...
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Catherine Mary Theresa Gilmore

January 1, 1949 - August 31, 2016

Cathie Flahive Gilmore, passed away peacefully in her sleep in the early morning of Wednesday, August 31, 2016. She suffered for over the past two years from ALS which robbed her of her health and mobility, but not her spirit.She is survived by her husband Gordon K. Gilmore, daughter Allison and husband Ken Pope, and sister Theresa Maziarz; cousins including Mike Flahive and wife Jean, Katie...
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Marjorie Maillot Purnell

September 1, 1936 - August 29, 2016

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Shari Levy Blum

February 14, 1933 - August 29, 2016

Shari Levy Blum, loving and beautiful wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend passed away peacefully on August 29, 2016 in Dallas, Texas.Shari lived her life with warmth, compassion and grace; a life which centered around her devotion and love of family. With the grace and dignity that she lived her life, she passed, with the love of her family at her side.She was born on...
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Nellie M. Reever

June 7, 1921 - August 29, 2016

Nellie May Rowland Reever was born June 7, 1921 in St. James, MO. She was number five of one brother and six sisters. She learned at a young age "to get along" with others and to share her love with all those around her.Nellie became a Christian at age eight. She loved the Lord and served Him in many ways throughout her lifetime.Nellie married George Reever at age 19. Together they served the...
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Kay Wrage Gunn

September 29, 1932 - August 28, 2016

Kay Lee Wrage Gunn, died on August 28, 2016 in Dallas, Texas, her home since 1948. Born in San Antonio, Texas in 1932 to Louis Alexander Wrage and Katie Belle (Lee) Wrage, Kay was the granddaughter of San Antonio pediatrician, Lovard Lycurgus Lee, Jr., M.D. and wife, Katherine Isabelle (Kimbrough) Lee and the granddaughter of Selma (Starcke) Wrage and Henry Wrage of New Braunfels, Seguin and...
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Jerry Daniel Renfroe

September 18, 1942 - August 27, 2016

JERRY RENFROE, of Plano, Texas, passed away on August 27, 2016. He will always be remembered as a loving father and grandfather to all that knew and loved him. He was born on September 18, 1942, in Pensacola, Florida to Oswald Curtis Renfroe and Virgie Estelle Cain. He grew up in Warrington, Florida, served in the US Air Force and resided most of his life in Plano. Jerry was an avid golfer...
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H. Bailey Stone

June 21, 1930 - August 26, 2016

"To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord." II Corinthians 5:8H. Bailey Stone Jr, born in 1930 in Houston, Texas, went home to his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on August 26, 2016.He was preceded in death by his parents, Hugh Bailey Stone, Sr. and Elizabeth Ballard Stone.Bailey became a Christian at 16 years of age as a result of the witness of a special friend at San...
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Richard Manson Hart

October 16, 1929 - August 26, 2016

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Nahid Bakhshian

April 13, 1936 - August 25, 2016

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Irving Tompkins

May 19, 1925 - August 24, 2016

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Lois Virginia Kennedy Harper

March 22, 1923 - August 21, 2016

Lois Virginia Kennedy Harper was born in a tent in Kosse, Texas, March 22, 1923 and passed away into eternity with God and her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ August 21, 2016. She was raised in Limestone County and graduated from Jewett High School in 1941. She then caught the train and moved to Dallas to attend Draughons Business College. To support herself, she got a job at Mercantile National...
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Max B. Vernon

June 15, 1922 - August 21, 2016

Vernon, Max B. born June 15, 1922 in Stuttgart, Germany to Helen and Leo Vorchheimer, passed away August 21, 2016 in Dallas, Texas. After his father arranged his release from Dachau, Max survived the Holocaust, and then traveled on the kinder transport to London and months later to the United States in June 1939. He lived in New York until entering the US Army serving in the Pacific Theater in...
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Virginia Craig Hamilton

March 25, 1918 - August 20, 2016

Virginia Craig Hamilton, born on March 25, 1918 in Shepherd, Texas, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on August 20, 2016 in Dallas, Texas. Virginia, lovingly known as Mamahoney to her family, is survived by her two daughters, Jan Tippie and husband, Kenneth Tippie, Gray Dansby and husband, Daniel Dansbly, three sisters, Pat Coker Jacobs, Margie Kemp, and Shelby Levy and...
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Jack Edward Rosser

February 14, 1935 - August 20, 2016

Jack Edward Rosser, Sr., who was born in Dallas, TX., on February 14, 1935, passed peacefully away at his home on August 20, 2016, surrounded by his family.Jack was the son of George Hickman Rosser and Doris Brunner Rosser. George Rosser, along with his partner, Bill Meyers, founded the Meyers and Rosser Pharmacies in 1935. At one point it was the largest locally owned prescription-only pharmacy...
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William James Wooten

June 20, 1924 - August 19, 2016

William James Wooten, known affectionately as Jimmy, W.J., Jim, and Papa Jim, died peacefully August 19th at the age of 92. He was the fifth and last child born to E. Oliver Wooten and Connie Harris Wooten on June 20, 1924 in Abilene, Texas. He was pre-deceased by his parents, his wife of 58 years Lou Ellen Bryan Wooten, two sisters Connie Catherine of Abilene and Roberta Wooten Bramlette of...
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Lucille Cummings

July 28, 1914 - August 19, 2016

Lucille Cummings, 102, passed away on Friday, August 19, 2016, at her residence in Dallas, TX. Her warmth, joy, and unconditional love touched all who knew her. Love of family was the cornerstone of her existence. Born Lucille Leola Leo in Odell, NE, to Albert Leo and Mary Beck, she married William F. (Bill) Cummings in 1935; together, they raised 10 children. A resident of Dallas since 1949...
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Andrew Mario Letier

April 14, 1932 - August 18, 2016

Andrew M. Letier(1932-2016)Beloved husband, father and grandfather, Andrew "Andy" Letier, passed away August 18, 2016. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Andy was proud of his Italian heritage. He learned the value of hard work early, and after serving his country in the US Army from 1953-1956, he started his first business. In 1968, he moved the family to Texas, and settled in Irving. An...
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Lois Jean Lundberg

May 13, 1929 - August 17, 2016

Lois Lundberg passed away peacefully Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at her home in Dallas, Texas. Lois was born May 19, 1929 in Ashley, North Dakota. After graduating from Bismark, North Dakota High School she attended Bismark Baptist College. Lois worked as a secretary and later as an office manager for Texaco. She was transferred from Texaco Bismark North Dakota office to Casper, Wyoming where...
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Linda Williams Darden

November 14, 1959 - August 17, 2016

Linda Darden EulogyNovember 14, 1959 - August 17, 2016 At 56 years young, Linda Darden passed away Wednesday, August 17, 2016. She lost her battle with Frontotemporal Degeneration but not without a hard fight and a beautiful life that touched so many. Linda was truly a walking adventure and a joy. She lit up any room she entered. Whether it be her piercing blue-green eyes, her infectious smile,...
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Thomas Densmore

February 21, 1949 - August 17, 2016

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Robert Truston Kirby

January 19, 1925 - August 17, 2016

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Walter Lewis Perryman

July 23, 1953 - August 16, 2016

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Joan Gregory Daniel

August 20, 1930 - August 15, 2016

Joan passed away peacefully in her home on Monday, August 15, 2016. Joan was born on August 20, 1930 in Ft. Worth, Texas to Ula and William Gregory. Joan attended University Park Elementary and Highland Park High School in Dallas and received a history degree from Southern Methodist University where she pledged Pi Beta Phi. She married Jack Percy of Dallas on September 4, 1952. Joan and Jack...
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Barbara Scott Bates

April 27, 1922 - August 15, 2016

Barbara Scott Bates, of Dallas, TX, passed away on Monday, August 15, 2016. She will always be remembered as a loving servant of the Lord, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend to all that knew and loved her. Born on April 27, 1922 in Topeka, KS and adopted in love by Dr. J.T. and Ethel Scott and big sister, Bette.As a young girl, her heart for service was established through caring...
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Wendy Michelle Weber Smith

December 11, 1968 - August 14, 2016

Wendy Michelle Weber Smith went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, August 14, 2016. Wendy was born December 11, 1968 in Dallas, Texas to Patricia and Pat Weber. She graduated from Richardson High School in 1987 where she was a Lieutenant in the Eaglettes drill team, active in Girls Service League, Homecoming Queen Nominee and was voted "Most Beautiful" by her Senior Class.. She received...
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Jack Darnell Hedge

February 17, 1928 - August 14, 2016

"Softly call the muster" Jack D. Hedge, family man, professional engineer, banker and citizen-soldier was born Feb. 17, 1928 at Dallas, Texas, the son of Camille Marie and Ed Lewis Hedge. He passed away August 14, 2016 at Dallas. He was a beloved father, son and husband. Jack graduated from Texas A&M University in 1949 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and with a...
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Wanda Horne

January 27, 1930 - August 13, 2016

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Roger M. PRIOR

September 11, 1935 - August 12, 2016

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Mary Rejebian Johnston Northern

February 13, 1936 - August 12, 2016

Mary Rejebian Johnston Northern was born on February 13, 1936 in Dallas, Texas to Vahram and Ermance Rejebian. Mary attended University Park Elementary and Highland Park High School in Dallas and received a business degree from Southern Methodist University where she pledged Pi Beta Phi. She married Cyrus Mitchell Johnston of Corsicana, Texas in 1957. Mary and Cyrus fulfilled a commitment to the...
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James Harbert Moore

July 2, 1938 - August 12, 2016

My sweet husband, James H. Moore, passed away on Friday, August 12, 2016, after 36 years of a (mostly) delightful, funny, and happy marriage. He started in Ripley, TN on July 2, 1938 as the son of sharecroppers and was the first in his family to put himself through college. He ultimately earned three degrees, four engineering patents, a successful career that included working on the Apollo space...
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Roger Martin Prior

September 11, 1935 - August 12, 2016

Roger Martin Prior, devoted husband, beloved father and grandfather passed away on August 12, 2016 of pneumonia. Roger was born on September 11, 1935 in Stanford Connecticut and was preceded in death by his parents, Ann Catherine and Herbert Martin Prior, grandparents, Katherine and Joseph Peterick and Alice and Edward Prior and grandson William Hunter Allen. Roger was a graduate of the South...
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Martha Waters Shepherd

March 10, 1927 - August 11, 2016

Martha Conway Waters Shepherd died unexpectedly yet peacefully on Thursday, August 11, 2016 in her home. Born and raised in Lebanon, Tennessee, it was here that her intense love and devotion to Christ and family began. She was preceded in death by her father William Harrison Waters, mother Nora Puryear Waters, brothers Hugh, William Jr., and Nora Ann Waters Wright. She graduated from Peabody...
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Maria H. Walker

March 28, 1930 - August 9, 2016

Maria Hedwig Walker, loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother left us in the evening on August 9, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, Johnnie Walker. She is survived by her two daughters, Elizabeth Walker and Lisa Walker Cannon, two grandchildren, Melissa Cannon Walters and Johnnie Cannon, their spouses Matthew Walters and Michelle Cannon, and six great...
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Sue Robinson

April 26, 1939 - August 9, 2016

Susie "Sue" Lee Chandler Robinson died Monday, August 8, 2016. Sue was born to the late Dortha Luton and W.E. "Red" Chandler April 26, 1939, in rural Durant, Oklahoma. She graduated as Salutatorian from Cobb High School in 1957. Sue married Wayland Robinson June 4, 1956, in Durant, Oklahoma. Although the Chandler and Robinson families knew each other, it wasn't until Wayland started...
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John Raymond Swanson

August 30, 1925 - August 9, 2016

John R Swanson II, DDS died peacefully in his sleep on August 9, 2016. His beloved wife of more than 70 years, Eloise Brown Swanson, was at his side. He served as a United States Marine Corps "Devil Dog" at Midway Island during World War II. A dedicated SMU Mustang fan, 50+ year member of the Dallas Dental Society, former Commander of the Dallas Power Squadron, an avid backpacker and adventurer...
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Lawrence Kramer

December 27, 1936 - August 8, 2016

Lawrence (Larry) Kramer passed away at the age of 79, peacefully in his home after a courageous battle with cancer on August 8, 2016. Larry was born in Brooklyn, NY to Max and Rose Kramer. They soon moved to Exeter, PA to be with family. Larry graduated from Exeter High School as class president and a star football player. He graduated from Penn State University where he met his college...
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Patsy J. Cline

October 31, 1931 - August 8, 2016

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Donald Gene O'Brien

September 26, 1927 - August 7, 2016

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Martha E. James

January 9, 1914 - August 7, 2016

Martha McConnell James died on August 7, 2016 at Pioneer Ridge Retirement Center in McKinney, Texas. She was born on Jan. 9, 1914 in Waco, TX to Bernard Dickson and Minerva Eugenia Wood Reynolds. She married Herbert Clyde McConnell in Belton Texas on June 20, 1933. Herbert Clyde died Jan. 12, 1971 in Toledo, OH and is buried there. Martha married Edwin Smith James on Jan. 1, 1983 in Dallas, TX....
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William Howard Bowie

July 20, 1921 - August 7, 2016

BOWIE, William H. Age 95, was born July 20, 1921, in Brenham, Texas to Elizabeth Louise Wallace Bowie and Loren Howard Bowie. He died peacefully on August 7, 2016, in Dallas, Texas. Bill loved his summers in Brenham as a young boy where he spent his time swimming in the creek and fishing. A lifelong Dallas resident, Bill graduated from North Dallas High School, and went on to receive a Bachelor...
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Esther B. Verdin

October 21, 1918 - August 7, 2016

Esther Verdin of Dallas, TX, passed away on August 7th 2016. She has gone to join her loving husband James Verdin and daughter Patty Milligan in heaven. She and her husband were the founders of the Shoe Box Store for many years. The Shoe Box was a chain located in San Antonio, Dallas, Houston, and Arlington Texas. She was a strong, independent, and caring women who loved like no other. She left...
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Donald Bruce

August 1, 1944 - August 7, 2016

On Sunday, August 7, 2016, Donald Bruce, of Bayside, NY, passed away at home. A Vietnam War Veteran, he founded and ran his own business for 40 years. He was 72 years young and loved fitness, football and family. He is survived by siblings Janie Bruce and Raymond Bruce; wife Mary Bruce; children Erika Bruce (Gary Moskowitz), Jason Bruce (Stacy Hoffman Bruce), Katherine Tarnoff (Dylan Tarnoff) and...
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Frances L. Kimple

October 10, 1942 - August 7, 2016

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William Anton Auberty

November 26, 1994 - August 6, 2016

William Anton Auberty (Will), was born on November 26, 1994, and flew from this earth Saturday, August 6th. Will was born in Dallas and attended the Episcopal School of Dallas where he graduated in May 2013. He also attended Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing Arts in his junior year, where he was in the classical piano Department. Upon graduation from ESD, Will matriculated at...
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Jerry Stephen Mattox

December 7, 1952 - August 4, 2016

Jerry Stephen Mattox died at the age of 63 on August 4, 2016. He passed peacefully in his home, on the street where he had lived his entire life in Old East Dallas. Jerry was born on December 7, 1952 to Norman S. Mattox and Mary Kathryn Harrison Mattox. Jerry graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in 1971 and proudly graduated from the University of Texas in 1975. He loved family, friends...
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Blake Hunter Wilding

March 30, 1988 - August 4, 2016

Blake Hunter Wilding of Dallas, TX passed away on August 4, 2016 in Dallas, Texas. He will always be remembered as a loving son, cousin and nephew and a kind, compassionate and humorous friend. He was the only child born to Frank and Sharyn Wilding on March 30, 1988 in Grand Prairie, Texas, USA. He attended Oak Ridge School and Lamar High School and attended college in Stafford, England. He...
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Espiridion SALAS

December 14, 1924 - August 3, 2016

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Nghen Ly Wong

February 2, 1921 - August 3, 2016

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Frances Purnell

December 2, 1924 - August 2, 2016

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Clayton Mark Blocker

June 6, 1974 - August 2, 2016

Clayton Mark Blocker passed away August 2, after a brief illness, surrounded by Family and Friends. Born June 5, 1974 to John and Libby Blocker in Dallas, Tx. He was raised in the Park Cities and graduated from Highland Park High School in 1993. Handsome, observant, empathetic and an easy demeanor from an early age, he came to the attention of area casting agents thanks to the recommendations...
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Dewora Wallach

July 3, 1927 - August 2, 2016

Doris (Dewora) Wallach, 89, passed away on August 2, 2016. Born Doris Loeb in Frankfurt, Germany, she escaped the nazi Regime at the age of ten, and fled to Israel (then Palestine). There she helped support her family who had lost everything in their flight to survive. It was also where she found the love of her life, Heinz, and celebrated 72 wonderful years of marriage. Doris was an...
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Suzanne Apeland

September 1, 1935 - August 2, 2016

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Joyce Gallo

August 14, 1939 - July 31, 2016

Joyce Gallo, 76, of Puerto Rico passed away on Sunday, July 31, 2016 in Dallas, TX. She will always be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, aunt and friend to all who knew and loved her. She was born on August 14, 1939 to Samuel and Maude Spender in Edinburgh, Scotland, where she was the older of two sisters. She traveled to New York in 1960, where she met and married Fred Gallo in...
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Margaret Fulbright

October 12, 1927 - July 31, 2016

October 12, 1927 - July 31, 2016 She gave birth to six children, but mothered hundreds. Whether you called her mom, Honey Gram, Aunt Peggy, or Peggy she embraced you with open arms, and a loving heart. For nearly 50 years, the house on Northaven was the center of her universe and if those walls could talk we'd all have some explaining to do. Thank goodness they don't have a Facebook page....
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Daniel Morguloff

April 25, 1923 - July 30, 2016

Dan Morguloff was a loving husband, father, Papa, and friend. Born in New York on April 25, 1923 to Riva and Boris Morguloff, he spent most of his younger years in New Jersey. He enlisted in the army and served in the infantry during World War II. After graduating with a degree in Electrical Engineering from Wayne University, he loaded his belongings into a 1949 Dodge, left Detroit, and came to...
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Susan Taylor Cutler

February 2, 1951 - July 28, 2016

On Wednesday morning, July 28, 2016, Susan Cutler, 65, passed away peacefully in Baylor Regional Medical Center in Plano. Susan was born in Cincinnati, Ohio February 2, 1951. She grew up in Terrace Park, Ohio and graduated from Mariemont High School. She attended the University of Cincinnati. In 1970, she moved to the Dallas area. Susan retired from UT Southwestern after working 30 years as an...
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