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Texas Obituaries Collection - Hunt County - 55

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Date: Thursday, 23 September 2010, at 5:51 p.m.

Fred Hollon
COMMERCE " Fred H. Hollon, 89, of Commerce died Sunday, his 69th wedding anniversary, at Heritage Village Nursing Home in Richardson. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Thursday at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mike House officiating. A Masonic graveside service will follow at Rosemound Cemetery.
He was born Sept. 4, 1911 in Commerce to Samuel Hollon and Myrtle Payne Hollon. On Jan. 14, 1932 he married Juanita Wood in Oklahoma.
Mr. Hollon was an insurance salesman for American National Insurance Company and retired with 26 years of service. He was fire chief in Commerce for many years. He raised cattle following his retirement.
Mr. Hollon was a member of First United Methodist Church in Commerce.
Surviving are his wife of Heritage Village Nursing Home in Richardson; daughters and sons-in-law Wanda and Ron Freeman of Chandler, Ariz. and Shirley and Edward Duff of Richardson; grandchildren Kristy Pamplin and husband David, Julie Richards and husband Randy, William Fred Duff, Tammy Duff Smith and Donna Duff McKool and husband Kevin and great-grandchildren Cole and Tyler Pamplin, Tatum Richards, Wendy and Samantha Smith and Christopher and Charles Edward McKool.
He was preceded in death by brothers Louie, Dan and Sammy Hollon.
Commerce Masonic Lodge 439 A.F.&A.M. members will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation is from 6 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Brett Holland
POINT " Brett Edward Holland, 27, of Point died Monday in an auto accident in Paris. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church in Point with Rev. Jim Byte and Rev. Robert Stovall officiating. Burial is in Alba Salem Cemetery.
The son of Guy Holland and Debbie Gaby, he was born Nov. 18, 1973 in Greenville. He was employed by C&R Directional and was a member of IBEW Union. He was a Baptist.
Mr. Holland is survived by his wife Jenny Holland of Point; his father; his mother, Debbie Cason; a son, Hagen Holland of Point and sister Selbi Holland.
Pallbearers are Darin Gowin, Toby Ehlers, Brent Cason, Lonnie Boykin, Grady Roberts and Gabe Kennimer. Honorary pallbearers are Jackie Mitchell, Randy Renshaw, Steven Bryant, Cal Quall, Carl Rabe, Kyle Rivers, James Oler and Michael Thurman.
Point Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ada Pettigrew
Ada L. Pettigrew of Greenville died Sunday at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Funeral services are at 10:30 a.m. today at Wesley United Methodist Church with Rev. Mike Nichols officiating. Burial is at 1 p.m. in Grove Hill Cemetery in Dallas.
The daughter of Edward Ince and Ada Devers Ince, she was born Aug. 19, 1918 in Decatur. She married Ras Arms in early 1940; he preceded her in death in 1960. She married Bill Pettigrew in 1966 and he preceded her in death in 1978.
Mrs. Pettigrew worked for Ensearch Exploration. She was a member of Wesley United Church.
Surviving are a sister, Linda Smithey of Greenville; nephews Rick Reid of Dallas and Brian Smithey of Florida; other nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers are Zack Moore, Clyde Terry, Clyde Neese, Billy Winfield, Bill Vann and Robert Vann. Men of the Alpha Sunday School Class, Rick Lane and Vance Payne will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Coker-Mathews Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Chloda Bowen
Chloda Bowen, 83, of Greenville died Sunday evening at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Robert Baldridge, Rev. Ray Crumpton and Rev. Lee Huff officiating. Burial is in Prairie Valley Cemetery.
The daughter of Rev. T.L. McDowell and Janie Prince McDowell, she was born Jan. 30, 1917 in Lone Oak. She and Clyde Bowen were married Sept. 16, 1933 in Campbell.
Mrs. Bowen was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church of Campbell.
Surviving are her husband of Greenville; a daughter, Ann Dial of Greenville and sister Jessie Rae Green of Campbell.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Pearl Harris and a brother, Harvey McDowell.
Pallbearers are Tom Green, Andy Robinson, Bill Dial, Bill Spradling, J.B. Dooley and Dwayne Patterson. Men of the Senior Sunday School class at First Baptist Church of Campbell will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Memorials may be made to Prairie Valley Cemetery Association in care of Virginia Dooley.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Doris Carter
Doris (Renda) Carter, 66, of Greenville died Monday at her residence. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Peters Funeral Home with Rev. Bob Layman officiating. A graveside service is set for 2 p.m. at Mills Cemetery in Garland.
Born in Shawmut, Ala. on June 6, 1934, she was the daughter of Henry and Tullie Earles. On April 26, 1951 she was married to Kenneth Gurson Carter in Westpoint, Ga.
Mrs. Carter was an electronic lab tech on the team that developed micro chips at Texas Instruments. She finished her career with Honeywell Electronics. She had lived in Greenville the last five years.
Mrs. Carter is survived by a son, Kenneth Carter of Greenville; daughters Deborah Hadlock of Goodrich, Dana Carter of Deltona, Fla. and Cristi Stanfield of Greenville; a brother, Robert Arlen Earles of Valley, Ala.; sister Alice Earline Sherman of Wylie; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents and one brother.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

James Johnson
QUITMAN " James Samuel Johnson, 70, of Yantis died Sunday. Funeral services are at 1 p.m. Thursday at Chapel of the Chimes at Lowe Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Weems and Rev. Arlis Banks officiating. Burial is in Restlawn Memorial Park in Sulphur Springs.
He was born Jan. 21, 1930 in Hunt County. He served in the U.S. Air Force.
Mr. Johnson was a mechanic in heating/air conditioning and was vice president of the Lake Fork Water Board. He was a Methodist. He had lived in Yantis for 16 years, moving there from Dallas.
Surviving are his wife, Helen Johnson of Yantis; two sons, James Perry Johnson of Vidor and Samuel Edward Johnson of Flower Mound; a daughter, Linda Sue Robershaw of Deer Park; two sisters, Martha Morgan Loisey of Houston and Linda Cooper of Texas City and five grandchildren.
Pallbearers are Wayne Fitch, Rick Tune, Dalton McKeever, Loyd Gene Johnson, Jim Ranne and Jerry Cooper. Ardell McAfee and Randy Johnson will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Visitation is from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Doris Lloyd
WOLFE CITY " Doris G. Lloyd, 74, of Wolfe City died Sunday at Presbyterian Hospital of Commerce following a lengthy illness. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church in Wolfe City with Rev. Kevin Mitchell officiating. Burial is in Mount Carmel Cemetery.
The daughter of Lloyd and Bell Simpson Howell, she was born Dec. 21, 1926 in Kerens. On Jan. 27, 1950 she was married to Johnnie C. Lloyd in Dallas.
Mrs. Lloyd was a retired school teacher. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Wolfe City.
Mrs. Lloyd is survived by her husband; two daughters, Carolyn Hay of Austin and Sherianne Shivers of Whitewright; two sons, Marcus Lloyd of Fort Worth and Brian Lloyd of Fairlie; sisters Christine Voice of St. Marie, Calif. and Juanita Lieb of Hollister, Calif.; a brother, Roderick Howell of Kerens; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Grandsons are pallbearers.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home.

Clarence Owen Sr.
COMMERCE " Clarence William "Red" Owen Sr., 81, of Euless died Sunday at Heritage Estates Nursing Home in Fort Worth. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. today at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home with Rick Neathery officiating. Burial is in Rosemound Cemetery.
Born June 11, 1919 in Alabama, he was the son of Mitchell M. Owen and Della Whitney Owen. He married Lois Evelyn White in June 1954 in Wolfe City.
Mr. Owen was a veteran of World War, serving in the U.S. Army. He was a self-employed carpenter and was a member of Carpenter's Local Union 429. He was a member of Bedford Baptist Temple in Bedford.
Surviving are brothers Melton Owen of Fort Worth and Revice Owen of Hurst and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife on Nov. 29, 1999 and a son, Clarence W. "Bill" Owen Jr. on March 27, 1997.
Pallbearers are Ralph Owen, Mike Knutson, Larry Kirkland Sr., Larry Kirkland Jr., Robert Kirkland and Jeremy Kirkland.

Ada Pettigrew
Ada L. Pettigrew of Greenville died Sunday at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Funeral services are at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Wesley United Methodist Church with Rev. Mike Nichols officiating. Burial is at 1 p.m. in Grove Hill Cemetery, Dallas.
The daughter of Edward Ince and Ada Devers Ince, she was born Aug. 19, 1918 in Decatur. She married Ras Arms in early 1940; he preceded her in death in 1960. She married Bill Pettigrew in 1966 and he preceded her in death in 1978.
Mrs. Pettigrew worked for Ensearch Exploration. She was a member of Wesley United Church.
A daughter, Linda Smithey of Greenville and a nephew, Rick Reid of Dallas survive.
Pallbearers are Zack Moore, Clyde Terry, Clyde Neese, Billy Winfield, Bill Vann and Robert Vann.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.

Ronnie Gilbreath
EMORY " Ronnie D. Gilbreath, 47, of Mesquite died Jan. 8 in Dallas. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. today at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Billy Smith and Rev. Larry Gilbreath officiating. Burial is in Rock Hill Cemetery near Quitman.
Mr. Gilbreath was born Aug. 9, 1953, in Port Lavaca; the son of Huey and and Floy Galloway Gilbreath. He was a Baptist.
Surviving are sons, Jeffrey Gilbreath of Mesquite and Randy Gilbreath of Denison; daughters, Stacy Gilbreath and Janet Gilbreath, both of Mesquite; brothers, Clyde Gilbreath of Emory, Dwayne Gilbreath of Mabank, Billy Joe Gilbreath of Whitewright and Jerry Gilbreath of Cedar Creek; sisters, Diane Shelly, Alice Gilbreath and Doris Plant, all of Dallas, and Linda Redfern of Cedar Creek; and three grandchildren.
Family members are pallbearers.

Clara Walker
Clara Belle Walker, 81, of Greenville died Friday at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. today at Peniel Church of The Nazarene with Rev. Johnny Davis and Rev. Marvin McDaniel officiating. Burial is in Lindsey Cemetery in Randolph.
Mrs. Walker was born Sept. 24, 1919, in Randolph; the daughter of Willie George and Fay Edwards Madison. She was married to Willia Richard Walker on Nov. 19, 1949, in Dallas.
Mrs. Walker was a member of Peniel Church of The Nazarene since 1962 and a homemaker.
Surviving are son, Steve Walker of Greenville; step-sons, Joe Walker and Roger Walker, both of Texarkana; daughters and sons-in-law, Judy and Amalio Garcia of Irving and Jan and Alan Woodcock of Glenpool, Okla.; brother, William Madison of Irving; sister, Shorty Thompson of Garland; nine grandchildren; eight grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband and a daughter, Anita Delgado.
Pallbearers are Rodney Tedder, Robert Tedder, Brandyn Leamon, J.W. Reeves, Joe Halliburton and Billy Rosenbalm. Honorary pallbearer is John Pryor.
Coker-Mathews Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ruth Carothers
COMMERCE - Ruth Carothers, 87, of Rowlett, formerly of the Mount Zion Community, died Friday at Rowlett Nursing Center. Funeral services are at 1 p.m. Monday in the Jones Memorial Chapel at Jones-Walker and Son Funeral Home in Commerce with Rev. Bob Woodworth officiating. Burial is at Mountt Zion Cemetery in Hopkins County. Pallbearers are Charles Carothers, Valton Holley, and Charles Bullard.
Born March 14, 1913 in Hopkins County, she was the daughter of L.B. Burns and Laura Richardson Burns. She married Carl Carothers Nov. 23, 1931 in Fairlie. She was a housewife and a member of the Mount Zion Church in Hopkins County.
Mrs. Carothers is survived by one son, Bob R. Carothers of Rowlett.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1992.
Visitation is 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Gloria Feagin
FARMERSVILLE - Gloria June Hunt Feagin, 71, of Garland died Friday at Baylor Hospital in Garland. Funeral services are Monday at Calvary Baptist Church in Garland with Paul Dorsey officiating. Burial is at I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Farmersville.
Born Sept. 29, 1929 in Farmersville, she was the daughter of Aubrey Hunt and Ruby Sparks Hunt. She married Glyndle Moody Feagin, Sr. on June 27, 1947 in McKinney. Mrs. Feagin was a secretary with Texas Instruments. She was affiiliated with the Baptist church.
Mrs. Feagin is survived by one daughter, Linda Hausher of Garland; one son Glyndle Moody Feagin, Jr. of Plainview; and two grandchildren.
Visitation is 4 to 6 p.m. today.

Alma Hardt
WILLS POINT - Alma McBeth Hardt, 86, of Los Angeles, formerly of Hunt County, died Wednesday in Los Angeles. Services are at 10 a.m. Monday at Allen Fuller Funeral Home in Wills Point. Burial is in White Rose Cemetery in Wills Point.
Born Oct. 27, 1914 in the Myrtle Springs community in Van Zandt County, she was the daughter of Almon Nolan McBeth and Myrtle Phillips McBeth. Mrs. Hardt attended public schools in the Highland community and was employed as a beauty operator and later as a real estate salesperson. She lived in California most of her life until retiring in 1981. She then moved to West Tawakoni where she was a member of the First Baptist Church. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.
Mrs. Hardt is survived by one daughter, Diane Rundles of LaCrescenta, Calif.; one sister, LaVee McVay of Ace; one brother, Buck McBeth of Killeen; and two grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Zella M. Keys, and Faye Kizer; and by five brothers, Raymond McBeth, Martin L. McBeth, Ernest McBeth, Jesse McBeth, and Mansfield McBeth.

Freddy Turk
Freddy Turk, 57, of Dallas died Saturday in Jefferson. Graveside services are at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Sullivan Cemetery in Campbell with Jim Slocum officiating.
Born May 12, 1943 in Dallas, he was the son of Aubrey and Edna Turk. He married Bobbie Miller September 29, 1967 in Dallas.
Mr. Turk is survived by his wife, of Dallas; two daughters, Deborah H. Hodge of Haltom City and Sheila Turk of Seagoville; three sons, Robert Hodge of Seagoville, David Turk of Colorado, and Aubrey Turk of Dallas; one brother, Kennan Turk of Plainview; and seven grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Jack Turk.
The family will receive visitors Tuesday morning prior to the service.

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