LONE OAK - Jessie Lee Barrow, 93, of Lone Oak died Monday in Greenville. Funeral services are at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Lone Oan Baptist Church with Rev. Robert Cook officiating. Burial is in Donelton Cemetery.
Mrs. Barrow was born March 14, 1906, in Hunt County; the daughter of David and Ella Lively Bynum. She was a member of the Lone Oak Baptist Church.
Surviving are a son, Ronnie Barrow of Keller; daughters, Zelma Garner of Greenville and Melba Lawrence of West Tawakoni; sister-in-law, Lilly Bynum of Lone Oak; special friend, Nine Inccet, of Greenville; six grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Coy Hayden Barrow, on April 28, 1990; a brother and two sisters.
Pallbearers are Joey Bellah, Jimmy Wallace, Gary Wallace, Chris Johnson, Dewey Bynum and Odell Bynum.
Visitation is from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Bartley Funeral Home, which is in charge of the arrangements.
SULPHUR SPRINGS - Funeral services for Walter L. "Punk" Helm, 85, are at 10 a.m. today at the First United United Methodist Church. He died Saturday after a brief illness.
He was born in Mount Vernon on June 12, 1913 to Henry and Ada Bays Helm. He married Lulu Conner on June 24, 1941 in Sulphur Springs.
Mr. Helm moved to Sulphur Springs in 1963 after living in Dallas the previous decade. He owned the Best Western and Holiday Inn motels in Sulphur Springs and the Best Western Inn and Suites, Watergate Apartments and Town East Apartments in Greenville. He served as president of the Sulphur River Municipal Water District and helped bring together federal funding for Cooper Lake.
He was a 32nd Degree Mason and a member of the First United Methodist Church in Sulphur Springs.
Surviving are his wife; a son, Charles Helm; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were two brothers, Albert Helm and Allen Helm, and a son, Lewis Helm.
Memorials may be made to the Scottish Rite Children's Hospital of Dallas.
Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
CELINA - David Burch, 52, of Celina died Friday in Medical Center of Plano. Funeral services are at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the First Baptist Church in Celina with Bob Sholl and Rev. Raymond Horne officiating. Burial is in the Chambersville Cemetery.
Mr. Burch was born Feb. 12, 1947 in Plano, the son of L. W. and Mary White Burch. He married Peggy Nichols on Aug. 27, 1976 in Plano. He was a manager for the Prosper Co-op Gin. He was a member of the Church of Christ in Plano.
Surviving are his wife of Celina; his mother of Plano; a brother Ronald Burch of Dallas; two nephews and a niece.
Visitation will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in McKinney who is in charge of arrangements.
LEONARD - Pamela Ann Davis, 42, of Allen died Thursday in the Plano Medical Center in Plano. Funeral services are at 3 p.m. today at the First United Methodist Church of Leonard with Joe Stabile and Rev. Wally Williams officiating. Burial is in the Mount Carmel Cemetery at Wolfe City.
Mrs. Davis was born Sept. 21, 1956 in Dover, Del., the daughter of Bill McGee and Patsy McWhirter. She married William "Bill" Davis Sept. 15, 1979 in Akron, Ind. She was a high school mathematics teacher at Allen and a member of the Methodist church.
Surviving are her parents, Bill and Patsy McGee of Allen; a daughter Laura Paige Davis of Allen; three sons, William Reid Davis of Allen, Patrick Colin Davis of Carrollton, and Brian Spencer Davis of Jeffersonville, Ind.; two sisters, Lynn McGee of New York, N.Y. and Diane McCormick of San Diego, Calif.; and her grandmother, Myrle Jackson of Leonard.
She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Amy Katherine, on April 28, 1981.
Taylor Funeral Home of Leonard has charge of the arrangements.
Robert H.. "Bob" Graff, 69, of Greenville died Saturday at his residence. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Monday at Peters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dr. Joe M. Hendrixson officiating. Burial is in Memoryland Memorial Park.
Mr, Graff was born May 6, 1929, in Norphlet, Ark.; the son of James Lloyd and Mamie Sue Graff. He married Georgia Davis on Oct. 21, 1949., in Houston.
He was retired from work with the U.S. government and Raytheon. He was a member of Masonic Lodge No. 1295 in south Houston.
Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Robert Jr. and Kay Graff of Montgomery; daughters and sons-in-law, Debbie and Garry Ely of Cedar Hill, Bobbie and Rev. Dr. Joe M. Hendrixson of Topeaka, Kans., and Johnette and Keith Anderson of Greenville; twin sisters, Ruby Floyd of Splendora and Myra McHone of South Houston; grandchildren, Garry Ely, Brandi Soloman, Stephanie Ely, Lyndsay Jo Hendrixson, Calbe Hendrixson, Chantz Graff and Emma Grace Anderson; and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and one sister.
Pallbearers are J.D. Miller, Charlie Hughes, Norman Callies, Bill Munger, Pat Scallon and Jacky Moore.
Visitation is from 4 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
QUINLAN - Juanita Wade Lytal, 90, of Quinlan died Friday at her home. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Monday at First Baptist Church in Quinlan with Rev. David Hammond and Rev. John Connor officiating. Burial is in Quinlan West Memorial Cemetery.
Mrs. Lytal was born Jan. 23, 1909 in Quinlan, the daughter of L. B. Wade and Ethel Mills Wade. She married Hobart Belton Lytal on June 4, 1933 in Quinlan.
A retired school teacher with the Quinlan Independent School District, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Quinlan.
Surviving are a son, Hobart Wade Lytal of Irving; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband on June 26, 1990; two brothers and two sisters.
Pallbearers are Larry Green, James Lytal, Michael McGoboney, Don Plumlee, Steve Siebenhausen and Charlie Wilson. Honorary pallbearers are Bill Ellington, J. L. Green Sr., W. H. Ford, Jack Cobb and John Cobb.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.
Visitation is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home in Greenville who is in charge of arrangements.
COMMERCE - Ocie M. Moxley, 99, of Commerce died Thursday. Funeral services are at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Commerce Church of Christ with David Gibson officiating. Burial is in Rosemound Cemetery in Commerce.
Mrs. Moxley was born Sept. 28, 1899 in Klondike, Tex., the daughter of James Perry Miller and Francis Arline Wynn. She married Jess E. Moxley Jan. 19, 1919 in Klondike. She was a housewife and a member of the Church of Christ.
Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Dorothy and Ben A. Laws Sr. of Billings, Montana; two grandsons, Ben A. Laws, Jr. of Flower Mound and David M. Laws of Washington; and three great-grandchildren, Rebecca Laws of Montana, Ben A. Laws III of Austin, and Pamela Wilson of Washington.
She was preceded in death by her husband on Aug. 25,1966 and by a son, William P. Moxley in 1963.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the Church of Christ Building Fund, 1900 Culver, Commerce 75428.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. Monday until time of service on Wednesday at Jones-Walker and Son Funeral Home in Commerce, which is in charge of arrangements.
Dorothy Ruth Curtis Pack, 77, of Wichita Falls, formerly of Greenville died Friday. in a Dallas hospital. Graveside services are at 2 p.m. today at Forest Park Cemetery with Rev. Melvin Pearce officiating.
Born in Shady Grove Community Feb. 5, 1922, she was the daughter of Julius Guy Curtis and Myrtle Amanda Parrott Curtis. She married Bob Pack on May 5, 1943 in Greenville.
Mrs. Pack graduated from Greenville High School and East Texas State University in Commerce. She taught school in Hunt County until moving to Wichita Falls in 1948. She was treasurer and long time member of the Faith Free Will Baptist Church in Wichita Falls.
Surviving are a son, Robert Lee Pack of Wichita Falls; three brothers, Howard Curtis and Bradford Curtis, both of Greenville, and Guy Curtis Jr. of Plano.
She was preceded in death by two infant daughters and her husband; three sisters, Louise Burchett, Marie Abernathy, and Mary Jacobs; and two brothers, J. C. Curtis and Gene Curtis.
Peters Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
EMORY - Marvin A. "Buddie" Briggs, 73, of Emory died Thursday at Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Emory Baptist Church with Rev. Rodney Williams officiating. Burial will be in Dunbar Cemetery.
Born in Point, he was the son of Edmirel Dewey and Sara Iona Simmons Briggs. On Sept. 27, 1947 he married Nora Vernell Brimer in Point. He was a lifetime resident of Rains County.
Mr. Briggs served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He retired from E-Systems after 30 years' service. He was a Baptist and was a member of V.F.W., U.A.W. and AARP.
Surviving are daughters Linda Young of Marysville, Wash., Donna Moss of San Antonio, Sandra Hendricks of Arlington, Rita Meyer of Emory, Judy Gossett of Graford and Marvine Morrow of Waxahachie; sisters Myreta McLeroy of Point, Oleta Rivers of Dallas and Thelma Cason of Emory; 15 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
His wife preceded him in death.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home in Emory.
James Glen Bryant of Princeton, formerly of Greenville, died Wednesday at North Central Medical Center in McKinney. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Larry Jordan officiating. Burial will be in Merit Cemetery.
Son of Jim Bryant and Nora Nowell, he was born Oct. 24, 1914 in Hunt County. He married Oneta Powell in Greenville in 1952. He retired from U.S. Brass. Mr. Bryant was a Baptist.
He is survived by a son, Gary Brant of Corsicana; a stepson, Rickey Ramsey of Corsicana; two daughters, Teresa Witt and Shirlene Elder, both of Princeton; a stepdaughter, Patricia Marrar of Corsicana; 17 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, three brothers and one sister.
Pallbearers will be Mark Witt, Justin Witt, Ronnie Bryant and Michael Farrar.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
COMMERCE - Addylene K. Lamb, 88, of Mesquite, died Friday. There will be a graveside service at 11 a.m. Monday at Rosemound Cemetery in Commerce. Dr. Bobby Tollison will officiate.
She was born July 31, 1910 in Commerce to Ira L. Knight and Hattie Marie Salmon. She graduated from Commerce High School and received a bachelor degree in education from East Texas State Teachers College. She taught public school in Monahans and retired after 31 years. She moved to Mesquite five years ago to be close to relatives.
Survivors include a sister, Imagene Newport of Eldorado and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Ira Joe Knight and two sisters, Pauline Dunham and Christine Bullard.
Visitation will be Monday from 10 a.m. until service time at Pemberton Funeral Home, Commerce.
LEONARD - Funeral services for Pamela Ann McGee, 42, of Allen will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at the First United Methodist Church of Leonard with Rev. Joe Stabile and Rev. Wally Williams officiating. Burial will be in the Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Wolfe City.
She died Thursday in the Plano Medical Center.
Born Sept. 21, 1956 in Dover, Del., she was the daughter of Bill McGee and Patsy McWhirter. She married William "Bill" Davis on Sept. 15, 1979 in Akron, Ind. She was a high school math teacher at Allen and was a member of the Methodist Church.
Surviving are her parents of Allen; a daughter, Laura Paige Davis of Allen; sons William Reid Davis of Allen, Patrick Colin Davis of Carrollton and Brian Spencer Davis of Jeffersonville, Ind.; sisters, Lynn McGee of New York, N.Y. and Diane McCormick of San Diego,Calif.; and a grandmother, Myrle Jackson of Leonard.
She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Amy Katherine, on April 28, 1981.
Visitation is from 6:30 to 8 p.m. today at Taylor Funeral Home of Leonard.
Glenn Williams Jr.
CADDO MILLS - Funeral services for Glenn D. Williams Jr., 68, of Dallas will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Rentfrow Funeral Home Chapel in Caddo Mills with Rev. Steven Nauman officiating. Burial is in Tate Mountain Cemetery in Wewoka, Okla. at 3 p.m. Monday. He died Thursday at Golden Acres Nursing Home in Dallas following a long illness.
Born in Caddo Mills on March 31, 1931, he was the son of Glenn D. Williams Sr. and Beatrice Woods Williams. On Aug. 6, 1951 he married Vada Marie Walker in Coleman.
Mr. Williams served in the U.S. Army. He was a construction engineer for Austin Industries. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge.
Surviving are his father of Caddo Mills; his mother of Terrell; a son, Michael Lynn Williams of Houston; daughter Glenda Williams of Garland and sister Betty Cleveland of Terrell.
He was preceded in death by his wife and a brother, Billy Jack Williams.
Memorials may be made to Hospice at Golden Acres Nursing Home in Dallas.
CADDO MILLS - Jason Derrick Williams of Josephine died Tuesday in a car accident. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. today at Josephine Baptist Church with Rev. Eric Rucker officiating. Burial is in Caddo Mills I.O.O.F. Cemetery.
He was born April 6, 1980 in Greenville to Charles Ray Williams Jr. and Kathey Kelley Williams. He was a manager for McDonald's in Rockwall.
He is survived by his father of Idabel, Okla.; his mother Kathey Monk of Josephine and stepfather Larry Monk of Rockwall; brother Kerry Monk of Josephine; stepbrothers, Larry Monk Jr. and David Monk of Greenville; a sister, Kristin Williams of Josephine; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J.P. Kelley of Josephine and paternal grandmother, Norma Tucker of Idabel, Okla.
He was preceded in death by a grandfather Ray Williams Sr.
BLUE RIDGE - Mary Elizabeth Cook, 83, of McKinney, formerly of Blue Ridge, died Wednesday. Funeral services are at the Verona Baptist Church in Verona at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Burial is in the Blue Ridge Cemetery.
She was born Feb. 4, 1916 in Eldorado Springs, Mo. She married Robert L. Cook. Mrs. Cook was a homemaker and a member of Verona Baptist Church.
She is survived by two sons, Bobby Cook of Princeton and Ron Cook of Forney; two sisters, Ann Starkey of Harwood, Mo. and Marie Hilburn of Ontario, Calif.; a brother, Gene Alexander of Rayville, Mo.; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation is from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Fielder-Baker Funeral Home of Blue Ridge.