QUINLAN - Debra Ann Bremen of Quinlan died Friday in Greenville. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Quinlan Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Lee Tillman officiating. Burial will be in Lakeside Memorial Park.
She was born Feb. 5, 1954 in Virginia. She was a homemaker.
Surviving are her husband, Gene Holcombe; her parents, Richard Breman Sr. and Larine Breman; a son, Allen Kelly; two daughters, Theresa Manning and Shannon Morgan; three brothers, Richard Breman, David Breman and Mike Breman; a sister, Renee Tinue and seven grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Bynum Lewis Doyle, 91, of Merit, died Thursday at North Central Medical Center in McKinney. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. today at Peters Funeral Home Chapel with Lee Butt officiating. Burial will be in Merit Cemetery.
Born in White County, Ark. on June 1, 1907, he was the son of Lewis Allen Doyle and Laura Ellen Angel. On Oct. 28, 1954 he married Margaret Francis Rich in Lewisville. He was in the U.S. Army during World War II. Mr. Doyle was a farmer and rancher and he was a member of the Church of Christ in Celeste.
Survivors include stepson and wife, Jay and Loyce Allred of Wilson, Okla.; stepdaughter and husband Jo and B.E. Bantau of Merit; a sister, Irene Henry of Honey Grove; four grandchildren, Sherry Bantau of New York, Stephanie of California, David Allred of California and James Allred of Oklahoma; four great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife on Aug. 25, 1998; eight brothers and three sisters.
Bobbie Jane Garrett
COMMERCE - Bobbie Jane Garrett, 74, of Commerce died Thursday in Balch Springs. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Jones Memorial Chapel with David Gibson officiating. Burial will be in Rosemound Cemetery.
Mrs. Garrett was born on June 11, 1924, in Klondike to William A. and Evea Nelson Hooten. She married Leonard James Garrett on Feb. 15, 1940, in Sulphur Springs and he preceded her in death on Oct. 6, 1991.
Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Brenda Joyce and Larry George of Balch Springs; daughter, Linda Sue Phelps of Commerce; sisters Pauline Brown, Freda Gillean and Clydie Allen of Kondike; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Besides her husband, three grandchildren preceded her in death.
Pallbearers will be Mike Anderson, Gary Anderson, Benny Allen, Willia Brown, Mitchell Covey and Stephen Sletten.
Jones-Walker Funeral Home is in charge of services.
COMMERCE - Funeral services for Mary Clare Hughes, infant, will be at 1 p.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Rev. D. Stanley Corcoran officiating. Burial will be in Shiloh Cemetery in Klondike.
She was born Dec. 28, 1998 in Garland to Kelly Hughes and Jill Black Hughes.
Surviving are her parents of Commerce; a sister, Sara Hughes of Commerce; and grandparents Joe and Marilyn Black of Commerce, Eileen Darling of Dallas and Leon and Janice Hughes of Houston.
Pemberton Funeral Home of Commerce is in charge of arrangements.
FORT WORTH - Jimmie Lee Carter, 68, of Fort Worth, died Wednesday in Bedford following a long battle with diabetes. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Luke United Methodist Church. Burial is in Mount Olivet Cemetery.
He was born March 27, 1931 in Fort Worth and graduated from Northside High School. Mr. Carter was a Sergeant in the Marine Corps during the Korean War. He graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington.
He worked as a value engineer for Convair Bell Helicopter and E-Systems in Greenville and was chief engineer for Gardner-Denver-Cooper in Roanoke, Va. He was a partner in the engineering consulting firm of J.J. Kaufman and Assoc., Inc.
Mr. Carter was a past president of Society of American Value Engineers and was a recipient of the "Fellow Award." He was also presented the "Walbosh of the Sycamore" by the City of Indianapolis, Ind.
Surviving are his wife of 46 years, Betty Ann McDougal Carter of Fort Worth; a son, Clint Walter Carter of Fountain Inn, S.C.; daughters Debra Toeplitz of Wolfe City, Claudia Beane of Greenville and Stacy Ragsdale of Commerce; sisters Joy Wilkerson of Fort Worth and Marlene Clement of Grand Prairie; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Homer Lee and Vera Carter.
Visitation is from 6:30 to 8 p.m. today at Mount Olivet Funeral Home in Fort Worth.
DALLAS - Richard F. "Dick" Cooper, 72, died Thursday. A memorial service is at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Spring Valley United Methodist Church with Rev. Ray Hennigh officiating.
Mr. Cooper was born March 19, 1927 in Cleveland; the son of Francis and Kathryn Cooper. He married Lois Geiger on Aug. 13, 1949. He served in the U.S. Army and was a plant manager.
Mr. Cooper was a member of Caddo Mills United Methodist Church, where his wife was the pastor.
Surviving are daughters and sons-in-law, Pat Reeves of Richardson, Barbara and Dana Phinney of Windham, Maine, Mary and Robert Vaughan of Missouri City and Kathryn Bauseman of Carrollton; son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Rhonda Cooper of Winchester, Va.; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother, Allan Cooper of Cleveland; sister, Shirley Coy of Cleveland.
He was preceded in death by a son, Richard Cooper.
Memorials may be made to Kairos Prison Ministries, 4000 Southpark Drive, Suite 1100, Tyler 75703.
Restland Funeral Home of Dallas is in charge of the arrangements.
William "Bill" S. Cunningham, 93, of Greenville died Wednesday at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church with Rev. Kirk Jones and Rev. Bob Layman officiating. Burial is in Forest Park Cemetery.
Born April 24, 1906 in Edhube, he was the son of Joseph Cunningham and Myrtle Cooper. He married Ima Sanders in Sherman in 1934; she preceded him in death in 1979. On Jan. 24, 1980, he married Wilma McCraw in Greenville.
Mr. Cunningham was a cattleman and owner of a seed and feed business. He was a Mason and a member of the Rotary Club. He was a Most Worthy Citizen of Greenville and was president of the Greenville School Board for two terms. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Greenville.
Surviving are his wife of Greenville; son and daughter-in-law, Sandy and Kay Cunningham; a brother, J.B. Cunningham of Sherman; grandchildren Clay and Chad Cunningham and Bill and Amanda Patterson; six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his first wife, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Tom, Haise and Bruce Cunningham.
Pallbearers are George Shields, Sam Stewart, Larry McCullough, Jerry Mainord, Dean Harrison and Maynord Cheek.
Honorary pallbearers are Rep. Ralph Hall, Paul Mathews, Alton Timberlake, Bobby Williams, Lewis Clark, John Nelson, Kenneth Thornton, James Lodwick, Ralph Taylor, Wesley Andrews, Hughes White and Donnie Money. Cheek, Williams, Clark and Thornton represent Upper Sabine Soil and Water Conservation Service.
Coker-Mathews Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Kip Donell Herron of Robinsdale, Minn. died March 24 in City of Lakes Hospital. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Saturday at Tabernacle of Deliverance in Dallas with F.J. Van Zandt officiating. Burial is in Mount Carmel Cemetery in Wolfe City.
Mr. Herron was born Nov. 13, 1964, in Kansas City, Kans.; the son of Archie and Willie Herron. He was a Pentacostal.
Surviving are his wife, Shannon Marie; parents, Archie and Willie Herron of Dallas; grandmother, Lurlene Whytus of Greenville; sons, Johnathan Herron and Jesse Herron, both of Dallas; and sister, Carol Herron of Dallas.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Jennifer Herron, and his first wife, Elisa Juarez-Herron.
Deacons of the church are pallbearers.
Visitation is from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at Grundy Funeral Home of Greenville, which is in charge of the arrangements.
LEONARD - Funeral services for Solon Milton, 80, of Celeste are at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Church of Christ in Celeste with Bill Baker officiating. Burial is in the Celeste Cemetery.
He died Thursday in the Texoma Medical Center in Denison.
Born July 20, 1918 in Kingston, he was the son of William Lee Milton and Eula Claris Baumgardner Milton. He married Joyce Laverne Mulkey on Sept. 11, 1937. Mr. Milton was a member of the Church of Christ in Celeste and was retired from E-Systems. He served as Mayor of Celeste at one time.
Surviving are his wife of Celeste; sons, Jimmy Milton of Lubbock and Doug Milton of Celeste; sister, Fay Reynolds of Sherman; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers are Jonathan Milton, James Milton, Rande Reynolds, Phil Barker, Jerry Swindell and Dob Gilliam. Honorary pallbearers are the coffee shop crew.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Taylor Funeral Home of Leonard.
EMORY - Myrtle Dittman, 88, of Emory died Tuesday at Cozby-Germany Hospital in Grand Saline. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. today at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. William Potts officiating. Burial is in Pilgrim Rest Number One Cemetery.
Mrs. Dittman was born Aug. 17, 1910 in Hunt County to William Lewis and Sarah O. Newport Shipp. On July 11, 1931 she married Carl Dittman in Hugo, Okla. She retired from Dittman Grocery and Market. She was a Baptist.
She is survived by a daughter, Gladys Marie Fruge of Duncanville; a brother, Johnny Shipp of Greenville; a sister, Blanche Garrett of Alba; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers are Travis Shipp, Roy Don Shipp, Sonny Shipp, Kenneth Ship, Jerry Lynn Shipp and Charles Wayne Shipp.
Janet Routh Grimes of Greenville died Tuesday at her residence with Judy and Randy Tarpley. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Friday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mike Nichols and Rev. Kirk Jones officiating. Burial is in Forest Park Cemetery.
Born Jan. 20, 1947 in Greenville, she was the daughter of Frank D. Routh Sr. and Evelyn L. Moudy Routh. Mrs. Grimes received a master's degree from East Texas State University.
A school teacher for over 25 years, she was a Spanish teacher for Greenville Independent School District. She also taught in the Dallas Independent School District. She was a Baptist.
Surviving are her father of Greenville; son and daughter-in-law, Andrew H. and Sharon Grimes of Houston; a daughter, Martha L. Grimes of Greenville; a brother, Frank D. Routh Jr. of Greenville; two sisters, Judy Tarpley of Greenville and Carol Ann Gemmell of Indiana, Penn.; an uncle, Joe Mack Routh of San Antonio; two aunts, Martha Ann Thomas of Longview and Lois Murray of Fayetteville, N.C. and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her mother on Jan. 18, 1998.
Pallbearers are Mark Tarpley, Jeff Wade, Robert Manor, nephews, and Ken Mierzwik, David Compton, Bill LeRosen, Pittman Keen and Mike Cressey.
Memorials may be made to Vista Hospice Care Foundation.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
SULPHUR SPRINGS - Funeral services for Pauline "Polly" Holley, 81, of Sulphur Springs are at 10 a.m. today at West Oaks Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Fred W. Lewis and Dr. David Hardage officiating. Burial is in Rosemound Cemetery in Commerce.
She died Tuesday at Hopkins County Memorial Hospital following a brief illness.
Born in the Posey Community on April 21, 1917, she was the daughter of William T. and Ada Rillia Tennison Luckey. She married Travis E. Holley in Waco on July 5, 1947.
Mrs. Holley moved to Sulphur Springs from Waco in 1991. She was a homemaker. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Sulphur Springs and the Mildred Barksdale Sunday School Class of the church.
Surviving are her husband; a brother, W.A. Luckey of Forney and sisters Doyce Edna Dixon of Sulphur Springs and Melodies Godfrey of Cooper.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Glen Ray Luckey and two sisters, Grace Hopper and Gladene Couch.
Pallbearers are Greg Luckey, Terry Prince, Wilburn Winnett, Vernon Davis, Bill Deaton and Jim Barksdale.
The family will be present at the funeral home today from 9:30 a.m. until time of service.
Harlan Edward Moehlman, 79, of Campbell, died Saturday at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. There is a graveside service at 2 p.m. Friday at Prairie Valley Cemetery with Rev. Van George officiating.
Son of George Moehlman and Mary Hoehn, he was born Sept. 10, 1919 in Danville, Iowa. He and Marge Ball Moehlman were married in 1949 in Las Vegas, Nev. Mr. Moehlman was a Navy pilot during World War II. He was a captain with the Los Angeles Fire Department.
He was a founding member of the San Fernando Valley Arabian Horse Association and was a member of the Arabian Horse Club of Texas. Mr. Moehlman was the only breeder to breed, train and show a national champion Arabian stallion.
He is survived by his wife of Campbell; a son, Mitch Moehlman of Flower Mound and a sister, Viola Dockendorff of Burlington, Iowa.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Peters Funeral Home, Greenville.
Emma Ann Bagwell, 85, of Greenville died Friday at Southern Point Living Center in Colbert, Okla. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. today in Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tommy Weems officiating. Burial will be in Memoryland Memorial Park.
She was born in Quinlan on Dec. 24, 1913, to W.B. Williamson and Myrtle Mae Mitchell Williamson. She married Sam Bagwell in Greenville on Jan. 21, 1950.
She was a retired seamstress, a member of the Eastern Star and a member of Park Street Baptist Church for 55 years.
Surviving are her brother, W.B. Williamson of Cartwright, Okla.; sisters, Margaret Preston and Eva Hood, both of Denison; grandchildren JoAnn Weatherly of Greenville and Mike Weatherly of Canden, S.C.; and daughter-in-law Ruth Roberson of Canden, S.C.
She was preceded in death by her husband; son, Billy Joe Weatherly; five brothers and one sister.
Pallbearers are Willard Gandy, Jarrell Tredway, David Watson, James Roddy, Bob Parson and Leon Wineinger.
FARMERSVILLE - John Paul Hearn, 87, of Blue Ridge died Saturday at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Monday at Farmersville Church of Christ with Mac LeFan and John Morgan officiating. Burial is in Blue Ridge Cemetery.
Mr. Hearn was born in Evergreen on Nov. 20, 1911, to George M. and Fannie Averyt. He married Alma G. Dahlquist in Cedar Bayou on June 20, 1932.
He worked with aircraft and was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of the Blue Ridge Church of Christ.
Surviving are his wife of Blue Ridge; brothers, Jack Hearn of Lavon and Tom Hearn of Gatesville and two grandchildren.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Fielder-Baker Funeral Home in Farmersville, which is in charge of arrangements.
FARMERSVILLE - Funeral services for Billy L. Hendricks, 63, of Farmersville are at 2 p.m. Monday in the Fielder-Baker Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Doyle Henderson officiating. Burial is in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery. Mr. Hendricks died Friday in Farmersville.
He was born in Oneonta, Ala., on July 29, 1935 to Lloyd Hendricks and Lizzie M. Helm Hendricks. He married Donelle Sellers Hendricks in Durant, Okla., on December 22, 1953.
He was a propane gas dealer and a U.S. Army veteran. He was a 32nd Degree Mason, Hella Shriner and Scottish Rites.
Surviving are his wife, of Farmersville; stepmother, Louise Hendricks of Canton; sister, Sara Garrett of Ruidoso, N.M.; and brother, Alfred Hendricks of Midland.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Fielder-Baker Funeral Home in Farmersville.