FARMERSVILLE - Funeral services for Charlene Beaty, 77, of Farmersville are at 2 p.m. Sunday at the First Methodist Church of Farmersville with Rev. Doyle Henderson officiating. Burial is in I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Farmersville.
She died Thursday at Medical Center in McKinney.
The daughter of J.A. Pollard and Maybel Kemp Pollard, she was born Feb. 9, 1922 in Farmersville. She married Joseph Beaty. Mrs. Beaty worked as a secretary. She was a member of the First Methodist Church in Farmersville.
Surviving are a daughter, Judy Adams of Bedford; a son, Ted Beaty of Princeton and four grandchildren.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Fielder-Baker Funeral Home in Farmersville.
CENTER - Edna Faye Fleming, 79, of Greenville died Sunday at Briarcliff Nursing Home in Greenville after a lengthy illness. There was a graveside service at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center with Charles Boster officiating.
She was born Sept. 10, 1919 in Shelby County to J.W. Daw and Pearl Wimberly Daw. Mrs. Fleming was an accountant for E.S.C.O. Manufacturing Company.
A longtime resident of Center, Mrs. Fleming moved to Greenville five years ago to be near her children. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Center.
She is survived by a son, Ronnie Dale Fleming of Greenville; daughter Dolores Cummings of Greenville; a sister, Marie Daw of Shelbyville; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Burton Fleming; twin brother Chester Daw and a sister, Hilda Burleigh.
Pallbearers were Perry Cummings, Kevin Cummings, Larry Fleming, Bobby Daw, Harold Burleigh and Buddy Burleigh.
Bartle Funeral Home of Center was in charge of arrangements.
Ernest Leon Gentry of Greenville died Wednesday at Medical Center in Terrell. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Saturday at Peters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. James C. Nance and Rev. Glenn Cook officiating. Burial is at 4 p.m. at Greenwood Cemetery in Fort Worth.
Born Aug. 26, 1918 in Hunt County, he was the son of Martin Gentry and Polly Ann Mercer Gentry. He married Inez Allen in Wolfe City in 1940; she preceded him in death in 1962. He married Lucille Woodall in Greenville on Aug. 5, 1964.
Mr. Gentry retired from Reneau Pump Service in 1980. He was a member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church.
Surviving are his wife of Greenville; sons, Eugene Gentry of Japan, Okinawa, Ricky Gentry of Lakenheath, England, Danny Gentry of Paris and Larry Woodall of Waxahachie; daughters Carlene Nance of New Braunfels, Dorothy West of Garland, Sandra Hale of Caddo Mills, Barbara Hough of Bentonville, Ark. and Brenda Gore of Caddo Mills; sisters Doris Miller of Royse City and Lena Anderson of Dallas; 23 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by four brothers and one sister.
Pallbearers are grandsons Todd Hough, Michael Johnson, Don Gentry, Greg Tredway, Chris Gentry and Roger West.
Visitation is from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.
LONE OAK - Allen Franklin Jones, 91, of Hunt County died Wednesday. Graveside services are at 10 a.m. today at Hall Cemetery with Rev. James Grider and Rev. Robert Cook officiating.
The son of Augusta and Mary Holloway Jones, he was born May 1, 1908 in Decatur. Mr. Jones was a rancher and farmer.
He is survived by a son, James Jones of Weiland; daughter Fran Roberts of Point; a brother, Floyd Jones of Lone Oak; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Addie Hargis Jones; three brothers and three sisters.
Memorials may be made to the Lone Oak Fire Department.
Bartley Funeral Home of Lone Oak is in charge of arrangements.
FARMERSVILLE - Sue Ann Reynolds, 52, of McKinney died Thursday at Medical Center of Plano. Funeral services are at the Fielder-Baker Funeral Home Chapel at 3 p.m. Saturday with Rev. Byron Myrick and Rev. Shawn Bailey officiating. Burial is in Snow Hill Cemetery in Snow Hill.
Born April 4, 1947 in Snow Hill, she was the daughter of Billy Joe and Elsa Lorene Smith Reynolds. She worked in sales and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Anna.
Surviving are companion Robert Smith of Princeton; daughter Tammie Davis of Wylie; sons Douglas Davis and Wade Davis, both of McKinney; grandmother Mable Smith of Missouri; sister Sandra Houchins of El Paso; a brother, Larry Reynolds of Garland and three grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Hospital Fund, c/o Citizens State Bank, P.O. Box 130, Princeton, 75407.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
QUINLAN - Terry Stevens, 45, of Quinlan died Tuesday at his residence. There is a graveside service at Hooker Ridge Cemetery at noon on June 2.
He was born in Rockwall on Feb. 7, 1954 to Dub and Lorine Hogue Stevens. He worked in construction and as a painter.
Surviving are his wife, Ginny Stevens; a son, Christopher Stevens; a daughter, Kristina Stevens and a sister, Sherry Decker.
Quinlan LyBrand Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
LEONARD - Graveside services for Ila F. Blanton, 100, of Leonard are at 10 a.m. Friday in the Leonard Cemetery with Rev. David Riley officiating. She died Wednesday at the Fairview Nursing Home in Bonham.
Born Aug. 27, 1898 in Trenton, she was the daughter of Charles Henry Blanton and Mattie Fredona Aldridge Blanton. She was a member of the Blanton Chapel Methodist Church and was a store clerk and a homemaker.
Surviving are a sister, Juanita Hancock of Leonard; brother, Lois Blanton of Whitewright and several nieces and nephews.
Taylor Funeral Home of Leonard is in charge of arrangements.
Oley Cleveland, 87, of Greenville died Tuesday at Rolling Plains Hospital in Sweetwater. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Friday at Park Street Baptist Church with Rev. Tommy Weems officiating. Burial is in Memoryland Memorial Park.
The son of Bennie Cleveland and Millie Goram Cleveland, he was born June 22, 1911 in Shreveport, La. On May 31, 1935 he married Cecil Peden in Texarkana.
Mr. Cleveland was manager of Texas Auto Supply from 1946 to 1978 and was a security guard at Walker McDonald from 1981 to 1992. He had been a member of Park Street Baptist Church since 1946. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and IOOF.
Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Kay Cleveland of Campbell; daughter, Millie Dooley of Cash; daughter and son-in-law, Peggy and Lloyd Pace of Wolfe City; a brother, James Hubert Cleveland of Odessa; four sisters, Ruby Cunningham of Midland, Louise Puryear of Sweetwater, Lois Boulter of Branson, Mo. and Lillie Mae Lukins of Robert Lee; a sister-in-law, Addie Carter of Longview; five granddaughters and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife in 1992; two brothers and a great-grandson, Steddy Moore.
Pallbearers are Carl Garrett, Bobby Norris, Kevin Moore, Sean Garrett, Tillman Bostick and John Paul Willabay.
Visitation is from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.
FARMERSVILLE - Lee Standlee Holmes, 88, of Farmersville died Tuesday. Graveside services are at Restland Memorial Park in Dallas at 11 a.m. Saturday.
Mr. Holmes was born Aug. 21, 1910 in Rusk to Thurman and Mozelle Smith Holmes. He married Lillie Burnett on July 1, 1928. He worked for Bell Helicopter. He served in the U.S. Army.
He is survived by his wife of Farmersville; daughters, Joan Flynt of Waco, Marimozelle Holmes of Dallas and Helen Durham of Plano; sons, Robert Holmes of Bonham, Richard David Holmes of Edgewood and Lee S. Holmes Jr. of Denver, Colo.; a sister, Eula Ottis Cotten of Farmersville and 21 grandchildren.
Fielder-Baker Funeral Home of Farmersville is in charge of arrangements.
WILLS POINT - Funeral services for Mildred Inez Hunter, 79, of Greenville are at 2 p.m. Friday at the Herschel LyBrand Chapel in Wills Point with Rev. H.S. Cowart officiating. Burial is in White Rose Cemetery in Wills Point.
She died Wednesday in Greenville after a lengthy illness.
Born March 19, 1920 in Wills Point, she was the daughter of Nettie Naomi Gouge Adkins and Lewis Thomas Adkins. She lived on many farms in Van Zandt County.
On Dec. 14, 1936 she married Albert William Hunter in Kaufman. She moved to Duncanville in 1947 and to Greenville in 1986. She was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Duncanville.
Surviving are her husband of Greenville; four sons and daughters-in-law, William Oscar and Sharon Hunter of Duncanville, Larry Lewis and Delois Hunter of Duncanville, Eugene Earl and Melissa Hunter of DeSoto and Stephen Dwight and Gale Hunter of Duncanville; two daughters and sons-in-law, Delia and James Flowers of Greenville and Mildred Louise and Bill Scales of Lively; 15 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Johnny T. Adkins and Creathel Adkins.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
FARMERSVILLE - Neal Anthony McCarley, 10, of Blue Ridge died Tuesday at Children's Medical Center in Dallas. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the First Baptist Church in Blue Ridge with Rev. Johnny Jones officiating. Burial is in Blue Ridge Cemetery.
He was born Oct. 28, 1988 to Ken and Beth Zach McCarley. He was a student.
Surviving are his parents of Blue Ridge; a sister, Alicia McCarley of Blue Ridge; a brother, Ryan McCarley of Blue Ridge; grandparents Howell Day and Peggy McCarley of Blue Ridge and Betty Zack of Streator, Ill.; great-grandfather Gene McCarley of McKinney and great-grandmother Ester Johnston of Streator, Ill.
QUINLAN - James Anthony Moss of Wills Point died Saturday in Quinlan. A memorial service is at 2 p.m. Saturday at Meddow Brook Missionary Baptist Church with Perris Williams, C.E. Patton, Mr. Keller and Gordon Riley officiating.
He was born in Dallas on Dec. 27, 1982, son of James M. Moss and Marsha Walden. He was a student and had lived the last 11 years with his stepfather, Kenneth Stevenson Sr. and his mother.
He is survived by his mother and stepfather; his father; two brothers, Sean M. Boss and Kenneth Stevenson Jr.; a sister, Hattie Stevenson and grandparent Pat Forest.
Quinlan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
CANTON - Arthur C. "Butch" Pool, 74, of Canton died Tuesday in Tyler. Funeral services are at 3 p.m. today at Eubank Chapel Funeral Home Chapel in Canton with Rev. Bobbie Weber officiating. Burial is in Haven of Memories Memorial Park.
Born in Grandview on June 26, 1924, he was the son of Arthur C. and Anna Ruth Posey Pool. Mr. Pool served in the U.S. Army during World War II and the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He retired from the Texas Department of Highways in November 1986 with 32 years of service.
Mr. Pool was an active member of the First United Methodist Church in Canton for 45 years. He was a member of the Disciples Sunday School class and served on various committees.
Surviving are his wife, Mary Owens Pool of Canton; sons and daughters-in-law Art and Judy Pool of Athens and Andrew and Lynn Pool of Weatherford; daughters Ann Pool and Amy Pool of Greenville; grandchildren Heather Pool and Courtney Pool of Athens and Aidan and Amon Pool of Weatherford; brother and sister-in-law Sam and Bernita Pool of Longview; sister Mary Matthews of Austin and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers are Jerry Shamlin, Rayford Hutcherson, Butch Hilliard, Earl Sewell, Jimmy Boroughs, Herbert Simmons, Dellas Keahey and Bill Carter. Honorary pallbearers are Paul Daniel, Aubrey Jones, Gary Drake, Dr. Bill Bone, Bedford Estes, members of Disciple Sunday School Class and City of Canton Utilities Department employees.
J.D. Swindell of Kaufman, formerly of Greenville, died Wednesday at Medical Center in Terrell. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Friday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Rick Henslee officiating. Burial is in Memoryland Memorial Park.
The son of Raymond Swindell and Mattie Follis Swindell, he was born Oct. 17, 1919 in Hopkins County. He married Lorene Byers in 1954 in Greenville.
Mr. Swindell retired from E-Systems where he worked as an electrician and he retired from the City of Greenville. He was a member of the Church of Christ.
He is survived by a son, Alan Swindell of Forney; stepdaughter, Carolyn Graham of Paris; two brothers, Leon Swindell of Cedar Creek Lake and Verguis Swindell of Mabank and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, four brothers and a sister.
Nephews are pallbearers.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
DALLAS - Billy Lee Jones died Sunday. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Progressive Baptist Church, 3727 North Westmoreland.
Mr. Jones was born April 4, 1930 in Greenville to Leroy and Emma Lou Jones. He attended Fred Douglas Elementary School and Booker T. Washington High School in Greenville. He was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army after his tour of duty in the Korean War.
Surviving are four sons, Alonzo, Billy Jr., Garey Lynn and Kenneth; a daughter, Cassandra; two sisters, Velma King and Jeanette Jones; 13 grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
There is a wake from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the Paradise Funeral Home Chapel, 3910 South Lancaster Road.
Floyd J. Smith, 70, of Greenville died Tuesday at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Graveside services are at 3:30 p.m. today at Memoryland Memorial Park with Dr. Raymond Anderson Boulter Jr. officiating.
The son of Floyd and Mary Smith, he was born June 30, 1928 in Muskogee, Okla. On Oct. 9, 1993 he married Charlene Shockley in Greenville. Mr. Smith served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He owned and operated L.O. Hammonds Clothing Store. He was a member of Central Christian Church.
Surviving are his wife of Greenville; stepdaughters Loretta Moses of Greenville, Terri Strickland of Longview and Tina Davis of Mineola; brother Bill Smith of Muskogee, Okla.; stepgrandchildren Rusty McPheeters of Oklahoma City, Okla. and Todd Moses and Charles Moses of Greenville.
His parents preceded him in death.
Peters Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.