Marguriette "Margret" Miles, 77, of Emory died Saturday at Sulphur Springs Nursing Home. Funeral services are at 1 p.m. this Saturday at Emory First Baptist Church with Rev. Apostle Dwight Smith officiating. Burial is in Benton Hill Cemetery in Point.
Born Jan. 29, 1923, in Point, she was the daughter of Acie and Letha Kendrick. She was a housewife and a member of the Jacksonville Church of God in Christ.
Surviving are three daughters, Dorothy Jones of Houston, Anna Dean Johnson of Sulphur Springs, and Violet Boyce of Dallas; three sons, T.W. Miles of Austin, Willie D. Miles of Emory, and Tommy W. Miles Jr. of Balch Springs; 27 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband, one son, a grandson, two brothers and one sister.
Visitation is 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday in Cozine and Tarver Funeral Home.
DALLAS - L.R. Davenport, 81, of Wills Point died Monday at his residence. Graveside services are at 11 a.m. today at Shelter A of the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery with Rev. Jimmy Sheppard officiating.
Mr. Davenport was born June 10,1919, in Lone Oak; the son of Lee Ross and Ida Gibson Davenport. He was married to Evelyn Smith in Ardmore, Okla. in 1949.
Mr. Davenport owned and operated Davenport Auto Company in Dallas for several years and Davenport Tractor Company in Sunnyvale for 25 years. He was a U.S. Army Air Force veteran; having served in World War II and a Methodist.
Surviving are his wife of Wills Point; son, Michael Gibson of DeSoto; sisters, Leona Hill of Greenville, Glenda Skinner of Garland and Thelma Lee of Lewisville; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Methodist's Children's Home, 1111 Herring Avenue, Waco 76710.
Arona Shalayn Nicole DeLeon, infant, died shortly after borth on Saturday at Parkland Hospital In Dallas. Funeral services are at 1 p.m. Friday at Mount Zion Baptist Church with Rev. Warren Dennis officiating. Burial is in Memoryland Memorial Park.
Surviving are parents, Anthony DeLeon and Aishia Sears of Greenville; brothers, Anthony M. DeLeon and Anthony J. DeLeon Jr., both of Greenville; sisters, Tamiya DeLeon, Delores DeLeon and Victoria DeLeon, all Greenville; grandparents, Aida DeLeon, Margarito Hernandez, Vanessa and Mike Marrow, all of Greenville and Curtis Mitchelle of Trenton; great-grandmother, Isabella Pierce of Farmersville; great-grandfather, Henry Irving of Irving; aunt, Delores Lopez; uncles, Martin DeLeon, Peter DeLeon, Ramiro DeLeon, Jose Lopez and Bobby Sears, all of Greenville, Raymond DeLeon of Michigan and James Sears of Trenton; 12 cousins and other relatives.
The infant was preceded in death by a brother, Angelo DeLeon.
Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home of McKinney is in charge of arrangements.
CUMBY - Harriet Minerva Lake, 101, of Klondike died Monday at Oak Manor Nursing Home in Commerce. Services are at 2 p.m. Friday at the Cornerstone Baptist Church in Cumby with Rev. Jimmy Tarrant officiating. Burial is in Rosemound Cemetery in Commerce.
Mrs. Lake was born on Oct. 12, 1899, in Falls County to Francis M. and Mary A. Wilson Bacon. She was married to James S. Lake in 1915 and he preceded her in death in 1969.
Surviving are four sisters, Lillie Kilman of Sulphur Springs, Frances Macy of Jacksonville, Fla., Tommie Barber of Dallas and Lorene Tarrant of Campbell and a brother, Wayne Bacon of Arlington.
She was preceded in death by four sisters and five brothers.
Pallbearers are J.C. Lake, J.C. Moore, Tommy Staley, Ray Tally, Lee Huff and Lyn Robinson.
Visitation is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Cumby Funeral Home which is in charge of arrangements.
SACHSE - Herman Joe O'Neil, 64, of Royse City died Wednesday. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Saturday at Sachse Church of Christ with Willis Dykes and Eric Houge officiating. Burial is in Wylie Cemetery.
Mr. O'Neil was born March 15, 1936, in Greenville; the son of William and Nannie Hartley O'Neil.
Mr. O'Neil was a tax assessor-collector for Greenville from 1957 to 1960 and sold life and health insurance. He was a member of the Sachse Church of Christ.
Surviving are his wife, Vela Mae O'Neil of Royse City; brother, Deward O'Neil of Greenville; and sister, Thelma Robinson of Farmersville.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Allen Funeral Home in Wylie, which is in charge of arrangements.
CADDO MILLS - Will Lee "Bill" Armstrong, 76, of Caddo Mills died Monday in Carrollton. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. today at Rentfrow Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ray Spencer officiating. Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery.
Son of James Franklin Armstrong and Donnie Alma Speck Armstrong, he was born July 20, 1924 in Baldwyn, Miss. He married Cecilia Ostapchuk on Oct. 25, 1963 in Grand Prairie. Mr. Armstrong served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a retired self-employed parts inspector.
Survivors include his wife of Caddo Mills; stepson Sam Allen Morris of Issaquah, Wash.; two daughters, Patricia Hazel of Tupelo, Miss. and Karla Armstrong of Frisco; a brother, James Armstrong of Independence, Ore.; sisters Opal Hatfield, Pauline Counce and Mildred Reeves, all of Booneville, Miss. and Charlene Johnson of Wheeler, Miss.; two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Ruby; a brother, Arvil Armstrong and a son, Terry Lee Armstrong.
COMMERCE - Eric Lee Coker, 28, of Commerce died Friday in Hopkins County. Funeral services are at 3 p.m. today at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Mankin Cemetery in Tool.
Born Dec. 17, 1971 in Athens, he was the son of Lee Coker and Elva Lee Brown Coker. Mr. Coker was a teaching assistant at Texas A&M University in Commerce.
Surviving are brothers Cody Tidwell of Nacogdoches and J.D. "Corky" Johnson Jr. of Athens and sisters Sharon Reynolds of Frankston and Vickie Rapec of Houston.
He was preceded in death by his father in 1985 and his mother in 2000.
WOLFE CITY - Birdie Aline Fulenwider, 86, of Commerce, former longtime Wolfe City resident, died Monday at Presbyterian Hospital of Commerce following a lengthy illness. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Wednesday at R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Richard Deteau officiating. Burial is in Mount Carmel Cemetery.
She was born Nov. 8, 1914 in Wolfe City to Willis Lovid Burton Woods and Cora Lee Onstott Woods. Widowed in 1963, she later married Roy Fulenwider in Durant, Okla. and he preceded her in death in 1986.
Mrs. Fulenwider was a retired seamstress.
Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Wanda and Marshall Wallace of Cumby; two sisters, Margaret Moore of Wolfe City and Bessie Dunson of Granbury; brother and sister-in-law Ray and Fay Woods of Burleson; seven grandchildren and spouses, Vernon and Shirley Melton of Caddo Mills, Nancy and Danny McClure of Commerce, Roger Melton and Terri Goodwin of Greenville; Cora Lynn and Dwayne McAbee of Caddo Mills and Paul Kevin Banks and John Aaron Burks of Little Rock, Ark.; 18 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
Great-grandchildren are pallbearers.
Visitation is 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
WOLFE CITY - Clarice Gardner, 78, of Wolfe City died Sunday at her residence. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. today at West Main Church of Christ with Henry Edgington and Wallace Mynatt officiating. Burial is in Mount Carmel Cemetery.
Mrs. Gardner was born Feb. 8, 1922, in Leonard, the daughter of Richard Wines and Birdie Mead Macon. She was married to Dwight Gardner on June 7, 1941 in Leonard.
Mrs. Gardner was retired from Henington Studio and was a member of the West Main Church of Christ.
Surviving are her husband of Wolfe City; daughters and sons-in-law, Jean and Gary Erwin of Spring, Joan and Ronald Cole of Carrollton and Jan Clayton of Carrollton; seven grandchildren, Ged Erwin, Meredith Hendrix, Monica Erwin, Chad Cole, Jason Cole, Heather Clayton and Amy McElfish; one great-grandson, Stenson Cole, and one sister, Frances Hughes of Dickinson.
Grandsons are pallbearers.
R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
FARMERSVILLE - S.M. Worley, 77, of Farmersville died Sunday in Plano. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery. Rev. John Hudson will officiate.
The son of Sam Worley and Mary Elizabeth Reed Worley, he was born June 23, 1923 in Verona.
Mr. Worley had been employed by Farmersville Grain. He was a Baptist.
Mr. Worley is survived by two sisters, Alice Boles of Mesquite and Effie Woods of Fort Worth and brothers Lawrence L. Worley of Plano, Richard Worley of Parker and John Worley of Farmersville.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Hurst's Fielder-Baker Funeral Home of Farmersville.
EMORY - Mona Bushfield, 72, of Emory died Saturday at Presbyterian Hospital of Winnsboro. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home with Rev. Artis Banks officiating. Burial is in Emory City Cemetery.
Mrs. Bushfield was born Nov. 4, 1928, in Tennessee; the daughter Algie David and Octa Agee Sumers. She was married to George Bushfield on March 3, 1972 in Las Vegas, Nev.
She was a Methodist and a homemaker.
Surviving are her husband of Emory; three daughters; two brothers; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers are Kermit Coggshall, John Gorman, Jerry Nickerson, Don Kirkham, Cone Golden and Paul Leslie.
Visitation is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
WOLFE CITY - Clarice Gardner, 78, of Wolfe City died Sunday at her residence. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Tuesday at West Main Church of Christ with Henry Edginton and Wallace Mynatt officiating. Burial is in Mount Carmel Cemetery.
Mrs. Gardner was born Feb. 8, 1922, in Leonard; the daughter of Richard Wines and Birdie Mead Macon. She was married to Dwight Gardner on June 7, 1941 in Leonard.
Mrs. Gardner was retired from Henington Studio and a member of the West Main Church of Christ.
Surviving are daughters and sons-in-law, Jean and Gary Erwin of Spring, Joan and Ronald Cole of Carrollton and Jan Clayton of Carrollton; seven grandchildren, Ged Erwin, Meredith Hendrix, Monica Erwin, Chad Cole, Jason Cole, Heather Clayton and Amy McElfish; one great-grandson, Stenson Cole, and one sister, Frances Hughes of Dickinson.
Grandsons are pallbearers.
R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
QUINLAN - Eva. B. Hales, 88, of Quinlan died Saturday at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Qunlan LyBrand Funeral Home with Dr. Mark Chadwick officiating. Burial is in West Memorial Park.
Mrs. Hales was born May 26, 1912, in Kaufman County; the daughter of John Martin and Donna Harper Easley. She was married to James Frank Hales in 1930 in Rockwall County.
Mrs. Hales was a member of Faith Baptist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star, Chapter No. 170, in Quinlan. She was a homemker.
Surviving are daughters Wand Durr of Rockwall, Melba Green of Sherman, Charlotte Lowrance of Mesquite, Linda Elliott and Frankie Graves, both of Qunilan and Patsy Mignone of Lancaster; 15 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren and eight great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by brothers, Walter Easley, Arthur Easley, Bon Easley and Fred Easley; and sister, Beulah Ware.
John L. Lovelady, 46, of Greenville died Friday at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Monday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Kenneth Ballard, Rev. Chris Shaffer and Charles Flowers officiating. Burial is in Memoryland Memorial Park.
Mr. Lovelady was born Dec. 14, 1953, in Oklahoma City, Okla.; the son of Youl John and Leona Lane Lovelady. He married Denise Kirtley on Aug. 18, 1972 in Midwest City, Okla.
Mr. Lovelady was an aircraft assembler at Raytheon for 19 years and a member of the House of Prayer.
Surviving are his wife of Greenville; parents of Sawyer, Okla.; daughters, Amy Page of Senatobia, Miss. and Rachel Qualls of Greenville; brother, Danny Lovelady of Midwest City, Okla.; and sisters, Virginia Russell of Byars, Okla. and Kathy Shaffer of Oklahoma City, Okla.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Jimmy Lovelady.
Pallbearers are Thomas Hunt, Jerry Stevens, Ray Hicks, Glynn Black, Jimmy Day and Darrell Gornto.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
LEONARD - Virgie Marks, 75, of Leonard died Saturday at the Greenville Health and Rehab Center. Graveside services are at 2 p.m. Monday at Leonard Cemetery.
Mrs. Marks was born Aug. 3, 1925, at Valley Creek; the daughter of John S. and Rita Moreland McCorstin. She was married to Buddy Marks on June 23, 1946, in Leonard.
She was a Baptist and a housewife.
Surviving are her husband of Leonard; daughters, Judy Earwood of Richardson and Pam Starkey of McKinney; sisters, Ina Berry and Addie Lorance, both of Greenville, and Bernice Hutchins of Leonard; and four grandchildren.
Visitation is from 6 to 7:30 p.m. today at Taylor Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.