B.C. Spinks, 71, of Cheltenham, Pa. died Tuesday. Funeral services are at 1 p.m. Saturday at Peters Funeral Home in Greenville with Rev. Riley Hamilton and Rev. Larry Jordan officiating. Burial will be in Elm Cemetery.
Mr. Spinks was born in Emory on April 2, 1926, son of Britten Calhoun Spinks and Bertha Spinks. He was a veteran; serving in the U.S. Marines. He was self-employed, running a service station, garage, parts store. He was a Baptist.
Survivors include his wife, Edna Spinks of Cheltenham, Pa.; a daughter, Joan Spinks of Cheltenham, Pa.; two brothers, Hershel Spinks of Longview and Paul Spinks of Dallas; two sisters, Hazel Hawkins of Greenville and Louise Betts of Mabank and two grandchildren, Felicia and Jacklyn Spinks, of Cheltenham, Pa.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Janet Matilda Spinks, on Aug. 28, 1993.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
CAMPBELL-Daisy Mae Tucker, 77, of Campbell died Wednesday at her residence. Graveside services are at 3 p.m. today at Shady Grove Cemetery with Rev. John White officiating.
Mrs. Tucker was born Feb. 19, 1921, in Pindall, Ark., to Byrd F. and Leona Holliday Mills. She was married to Herman Tucker in July, 1940. She was a Baptist.
Surviving are daughters, Doris Giddings, Janie Tucker, Ronna Paty and Rachael Tucker, all of Campbell; sons, Ronnie Tucker and Shawn Tucker, both of Campbell; and three grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband on April 30, 1989.
Visitation is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home in Commerce, which is in charge of the arrangements.
COMMERCE - Winnie Davis Kirkpatrick, 91, of Lititz, Pa., formerly of Commerce, died Monday in Lititz. Funeral services are at First Presbyterian Church of Commerce at 10:30 a.m. Saturday with Rev. Robert Lam officiating. Burial is in Rosemound Cemetery.
The daughter of Richard Green Sikes and Hattie Tefteller, she was born Oct. 8, 1906 in Leonard. She married Louis B. Kirkpatrick on Dec. 19, 1930 in Kemah.
She lived in Commerce, attended public schools and earned bachelor's and master's degrees. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and was a former member of the Women's Culture Club. She moved to Pennsylvania to be near relatives.
Survivors include two daughters, Mary Lynn Jacobson of Worthington, Ohio and Martha Kirkpatrick Bray of Lancaster, Pa.; a brother, Peter R. Sikes of San Angelo; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband in July 1993, three brothers and three sisters.
Grandsons and nephews will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation is at 10 a.m. until time of service Saturday at Pemberton Funeral Home in Commerce.
WOLFE CITY - Joan Floyd, 74, of Garland died Monday at her home. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Wednesday at R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mike Haynes officiating. Burial is in Mount Carmel Cemetery.
Mrs. Floyd was born Feb. 21, 1924, in Hickory Creek; the daughter of Ellis Elbert and Maudia Young Floyd. She was a retired assembly operator at Texas Instruments and a member of the First United Methodist Church of Garland.
Surviving are a sister, Bessie Turner of Whitewright; and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers are Jimmy Felty, Leon Denney, Fred Hale, Robert Turner, David Ross and Alvin Ballard.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
POINT - Timothy "Tim" Sawyer, 42, of Emory died Sunday at his residence. Graveside services are at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Bethel Cemetery in Winnsboro. Rev. Charles Moore will officiate.
Born in St. Paul, Va. on July 25, 1955, he was the son of Thomas and Nancy Ames Sawyer. He served in the U.S. Air Force. Mr. Sawyer worked in maintenance at Thousand Trails.
He is survived by his wife, Terrie Sawyer; his parents; a son, Steven Sawyer of Corvallis, Ore.; two daughters, Misti Anderson of Wills Point and Tracy Sawyer of Emory; a brother, Terry Sawyer of Camden, Del. and two grandchildren
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Point LyBrand Funeral Home.
CUMBY - Graveside services for Anita Fay Taylor, 69, of Garland, formerly of Nevada, are at 2 p.m. today at Cumby Cemetery. David Hougham will officiate.
She died Monday at Mesquite Community Hospital.
The daughter of James and Bertha Sleenor Marriott, she was born Sept. 27, 1928 in Hunt County. She married Melvin Glenn Scroggins in 1948 in Dallas; he died in 1970. She later married Leonard Taylor who died in 1991.
Mrs. Taylor was a Methodist. She worked as a billing clerk for the Kirsh Company.
Survivors include five sons, Melvin Lee, Jimmy, Randy, Mark and David Scroggins, all of Dallas; four sisters, Mary Massey of Commerce, Mamie Chambers of Gilmer, Audrey Hatley of Alvin and Thelma Earle of Oklahoma City, Okla; one brother, James Edwin Marriott of Greenville; and three grandchildren.
Cumby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Vernon E. Tiffin of Greenville, 63, died Sunday at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Graveside services are at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Cedar Grove Cemetery.
He was born in Arkansas on Feb. 13, 1935. He and Ana Glasgow were married in April 1978 in Dallas. He served in the U.S. Army and served in Viet Nam. Mr. Tiffin was in maintenance and repairs.
Surviving are his wife of Greenville; his mother, Ona Tiffin of Nashville, Ark.; a stepson, David Maxwell of Big Pine Key, Fla.; two stepdaughters, Brend Stringer of Princeton and Lynda Maxwell of Dallas.
His father preceded him in death.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Peters Funeral Home.
COMMERCE - Marvin L. Ferrell, 77, of Commerce died Saturday at Presbyterian Hospital of Commerce. There will be a private graveside service at Grove Hill Cemetery in Dallas.
Mr. Ferrell was born June 16, 1920, in Dallas; the son of Robert and Ula Mae Brauss Ferrell. He was a house painter and a member of the U.S. Army.
Surviving are several nieces and nephews and one brother-in-law, J.C. Mackey of Dallas.
Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Lt. Col. Martinez Outland
Lt. Col. Martinez Outland, 39, of Springfield, Va. died March 15 in the Dewitt Army Hospital in Fort Belvoir, Va. Funeral services are at 12 noon Tuesday at St. John Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Michael Jolia officiating. Burial with full military honors is at East Mount Cemetery.
Lt. Col. Outland was born May 5, 1958, in Birmingham, Ala.; the son of Wiley J. and Annie Ruth Hawthorne Outland. He married Sharon Fletcher on Sept. 13, 1980, in Greenville.
A member of the U.S. Army, he worked at the Pentagon. He was a Baptist.
Surviving are his wife of Springfield, Va.; father of San Antonio; son, Adrian Outland of Springfield, Va.; daughters,. Sharonica Outland and Octavia Outland, both of Springfield, Va.; sisters, Chiquetta Mitchell, Colethia Matthews and Felicia Matthews, all of Savannah, Ga., Jequetta Allen of Birmingham, Ala., and Joi Tiffany and Knicole Outland, both of San Antonio; and grandmother, Ruther Mae Hawthorne of Birmingham, Ala.
He was preceded in death by his mother.
Pallbearers are members of the First Cavalry Division of Fort Hood, Texas.
Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
WOLFE CITY - Chester Randall Sanders, 84, of Wolfe City died Sunday at Community Hospital in Sherman. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Tuesday at R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home Chapel with Dwight Gardner officiating. Burial is in Mount Carmel Cemetery.
Mr. Sanders was born Aug. 22, 1913 in Hail; the son of John Thomas and Annie Long Sanders. He married Dora Thompson on Nov. 14, 1936, in Sulphur Springs. He was a retired butcher and a Baptist.
Suriving are his wife of Wolfe City' daughters, Ann Pack of Commerce, Shirley Deary of Wolfe City, Kay Ludford of Mineola, and Wanda Butler of Double Oak; son, Charles Sanders of Wolfe City; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and one brother, Joe Sanders of Duncanville.
Pallbearers are grandsons Dennis Sanders, Terry Sanders, Lonny Sanders, Aaron Deary, Adam Deary, William Butler and Weston Butler.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
CADDO MILLS - Marie Wallace Cotten, 74, of Caddo Mills died at her home Saturday. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Monday at Rentfrow Funeral Chapel with Rev. Bob Priest and Rev. Don McClenny officiating. Burial is in the Caddo Mills I.O.O.F. Cemetery.
She was born Feb. 21, 1924 in Lone Oak, the daughter of Clyde (Bally) Wallace and Lorene Dougherty Wallace. She married Hollis Cotten Nov. 4, 1940 in Greenville. She was a homemaker and a member of the Christian Church.
Survivors include her mother, Lorene Wallace of Caddo Mills; sons Hollis Glenn Cotten of Plano and Gerald Wayne Cotten of Caddo Mills; daughter Theda Ridge of Clinton, Ark; brothers W. C. Wallace of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and Billy Robert Wallace of Clovis, New Mex.; sisters Clydena Murray of Possum Kingdom and Patsy Reed of Garland; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband on July 12, 1988.
Pallbearers are Rowdy Payne, David Ayers, Jeffery Cotten, Mark Cotten, Daniel Ridge and Shawn Fletcher. Honorary pallbearers are Frank Ayers, Sonny Nelson, Guy Payne, and Dusty Payne.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Rentfrow Funeral Home in Caddo Mills who is in charge of arrangements.
CELESTE - James Willard Jones, 65, of Celeste died Friday at his home. Memorial services are at 2 p.m. Monday at the First Baptist Church of Merit with Rev. Jeff Fisher officiating.
Jones was born Aug. 20, 1932 in Van Buren, Ark., the son of Olen Edgar Jones and Eva Robinson Jones. He was a self-employed contractor.
Survivors include his wife, Vivian Jones of Celeste; step-mother Stella Jones; sons, Jamey Jones of Celeste, and Joe and Ron Jones, both of Garland; brothers Olen Jones of New Mex., Gary and Jim Jones of Ark. and Tommy and Lindsey Rudd of Ark.; and sisters, Wanda Boyd of Terrell and Robbie Rudd of Clarksville, Ark.
James M. Rentfrow Funeral Home of Caddo Mills is in charge of arrangements.
ROYSE CITY - Oneta Williams, 96, died Friday. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. today at the First Christian Church of Royse City with Rev. Don Hicks officiating. Burial is at Royse City Cemetery.
She was born in the Burrow Community on June 17, 1901, the daughter of Kenneth E. and Lilly McCaskill. In 1925 she married Lester Edwin Williams of Royse City who preceded her in death in 1953.
Williams received her teaching certificate from East Texas State University and taught school in the Burrow Community.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Rogene and Bob Pennington of Royse City; grandsons Leslie Pennington of Royse City and Steven Pennington of Garland; and great-grandchildren Mark, Darren and Stephanie Burns and Jennifer Esparza.
Services are under the direction of Rest Haven Funeral Homes, Royse City Chapel.
Joe W. Henderson, 60, of Greenville died Wednesday at Vencor Hospital in Dallas. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Hope Chapel with Rev. Larry Jordan officiating. Burial is in Memoryland Memorial Park.
The son of Vernon Henderson and Rozine Winder Henderson, he was born March 22, 1937 in Quinlan. He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Air Force.
Mr. Henderson was a food service manager. He was a Baptist.
Survivors include his father of Greenville; a son, Joey Henderson of Dallas; two daughters, Felicia Hollander of Rowlett and Vannette Pollenzi of Garland; a brother, Rickey Henderson of Greenville; a sister, Melba Weeks of Greenville; three grandchildren and two nieces.
His mother preceded him in death on Aug. 4, 1996.
Pallbearers are Greg Vaughan, Derrell Felts, Phillip Booker, Kevin Cozzo, Eddie Beedle and Lloyd Benton.
Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association.