George Lewis Arensman
George Lewis Arensman, 78, a former Irving resident, died Tuesday, Sept. 2, in Lima, Ohio. Born Nov. 14, 1918, in Clay County, he was a retired employee of Westinghouse Electric. Survivors include his wife, Beaulah Arensman of Lima, Ohio; his son, Craig Lewis Arensman of Lima, Ohio; and his sister, Evelyn McCarty of Tampa, Fla. Services were conducted Sept. 5 at Chamberlain-Huckereide Funeral Home in Lima, Ohio.
Virgie Lee Barker
Virgie Lee Barker of Irving died Sept. 5. She was 71. Born May 5, 1926 in Dallas, Mrs. Barker taught Sunday School at 1st Presbyterian Church of Irving and volunteered in Irving Hospital Auxiliary. She is survived by her husband, Mitchell L. Barker; sons, Tom Hancock Barker and Robert William Barker; brother and sister-in-law, the Rev. Robert Earl and Frances Price; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 8, at First Presbyterian Church of Irving, with the Rev. Robin Moffat officiating. Burial will follow at Moore Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations can be made to First Presbyterian Women at 510. E. Irving Blvd., Irving, Texas 75060.
Carolyn Brown, 38, of Irving died recently in a Dallas hospital. Born Sept. 20, 1959, she was a security guard. Survivors include her husband, Kenneth W. Brown. Services were conducted on Sept. 3 at Calvary Funeral Home Chapel.
Donald Glenn Cannon
Donald Glenn Cannon, 42, of Irving died Friday, Sept. 5, in Dallas. Born Jan. 27, 1955, in Amarillo, he was a security guard for Sentry Security. He was preceded in death by his mother, Alma Cannon, and his sister, Dolly Goddard. Survivors include his father, Homer Cannon of Irving; his sister, Marilyn Cannon; his grandfather, W.K. Dallug; his uncles, Braxton Thomas Cannon and Cecil Cannon; and his aunts, Bob Ellen Dalluge and Margie Northcutt. Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9, at Chillicothe Cemetery in Chillicothe, Tenn. Local arrangements were coordinated by Brown's Memorial Funderal Home.
Jung Ja Choy
Jung Ja Choy of San Antonio died Sept. 3. She was 76. Born Sept. 15, 1920 in Korea, Mrs. Choy was a pharmacist and a member of St. Andrew Kim Catholic Church in Dallas. She is survived by her sons and daughter-in-laws, Youn and Hae Jin Choy of Bedford and Dr. Hak Choy and Dr. Sun Jin Kang of Nashville, Tenn.; daughters and son-in-laws, Meenah and David Won of San Antonio, Sonah and Dr. Nakbae Kim of Seoul, Korea and Reenah and Dr. Keebum Kang of Monterey, Calif.; and 12 grandchildren, some of whom are from Irving. Mass of Christian burial was celebrated Sept. 6, at St. Andrew Kim Catholic Church, with the Rev. John Kang celebrant. Burial followed at Calvary Hill Cemetery.
David Conway of Irving died Sept. 4. He was 90. Born Aug. 5, 1907 in Comanche County, Mr. Conway was a retired production line operator for American Cyanamide and a member of First Baptist Church. He is survived by his daughter, Glenda L. Rutledge of Chattanooga, Tenn.; sons, Gayle Conway of Irving and David Conway of Crowley; sisters, Joyce Curtis of Cleburne and Faye Lynch of Weatherford; brothers, Lee Conway and Howard Conway of Colorado Springs, Colo.; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services were held Sept. 6, at Donnelly's Colonial Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Gerald Smith officiating. Burial followed at Venus Cemetery.
Christine Denton, 71, of Irving died Wednesday, Sept. 3, in a Denton nursing home. Born July 15, 1926, in Colorado City, she was a retired attendance clerk at MacArthur High School and member of First Baptist Church, where she served as a church greeter for many years. Survivors include her husband, Jobie Denton of Irving; her daughters, Linda Ratliff and Janice Calvert, both of Irving; her sons, Jobie Denton Jr. of Southlake, and Jerrel Denton of Double Oak; her sisters, Nelda Dipple of Lubbock, and Charlene Powell of Osceola, Mo.; 14 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services were conducted on Sept. 6 in the First Baptist Church auditorium with the Rev. Larry York officiating. Burial is in Oak Grove Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimers Association, 2910 Swiss Ave., Dallas TX 75204, or to the Parkinsomism Society, 2964 LBJ Freeway, Suite 406, Dallas, TX 75234. Donnelly's Colonial Funeral Home handled the arrangements.
Frances A. Elms
Frances A. Elms, 67, of Irving died Friday, Sept. 5, in Irving. Born on Oct. 23, 1929, in Jackson County, Ark., she was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, E.W. Elms of Irving; her daughters, Carol Prater of Cooper, Marylyn LeFlore of Irving, and Phyllis Hux of Irving; her son, Donny Elms of Cooper; her sisters, Nina Elms of Alvarado, Hazel Akin of Alvarado, Nora Lee Weatherman of Salido, Ark.; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9, at Brown's Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jesse Rogers officiating. Burial will be in Cahill Cemetery in Alvarado.
Alice Faye McReynolds Kurtz
Alice Faye McReynolds Kurtz of Euless died Sept. 5. She was 42. Born Aug. 25, 1955 in Dallas, Mrs. McReynolds worked at Tom Thumb Deli. She is survived by her husband, Richard Kurtz of Euless; daughters, Tammy Byrd of Whitney; sons, Jeremy McReynolds and Joseph Bates of Euless; sisters, Barbara Hicks of Houston, Sue Sladen of Euless, and Mary Hart of Irving; brothers, Raye McReynolds of Houston and James McReynolds of Greenville. Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8, at Brown's Memorial Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Wallace Philpot officiating. Burial will follow at Parker Cemetery.
Keith L. Rice
Keith L. Rice, 41, of Dallas died Tuesday, Sept. 2, at a Dallas hospital. Born Dec. 27, 1955, in Amarillo, he was a former 30-year Irving resident and a certified public accountant in Addison for five years. He was a member of the Dallas Chapter of CPAs and the Texas Society of CPAs. Survivors include his partner, Robert Bevis of Dallas; his mother, Loretta Rice of Irving; his brother, Rick Rice of Alliance, Ohio; one niece and three nephews. Services were conducted Friday at Donnelly's Colonial Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jack DeHart officiating. Memorials may be sent to His Touch Ministries, P.O. Box 18114, Pasadena, TX 77501.
Reba Faye Lowe
Reba Faye Lowe of Irving, died Sept. 3. She was 73. Born Dec. 13, 1923 in Slaton, Mrs. Lowe worked as a teacher's aide for the Irving ISD and was a member of the Oak View Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Raymond Lowe Jr.; sisters, Mamie Foster of Amarillo, Sadie Baker of Houston, Willie Childress of Irving, and Bernice Watson of Idalou; brothers, Clyde Millard of Irving and Kenneth Millard of Cooper; and several nieces and nephews. Services were held Sept. 6 at Oak View Baptist Church, with the Rev. Wallace Philpot officiating. Burial followed at Restland Memorial Park. Brown's Memorial Funeral Home coordinated the arrangements.
Natalie Telatnyk, 77, died in St. Petersburg, Fla. Born Dec. 25, 1919, in Russia, she was a member of the St. Andrew Russian Orthodox Church in St. Petersburg, Fla. Survivors include her sister, Gelina Lewicki of St. Petersburg, Fla; her son, Dr. George Telatnyk and his wife, Rebecca, of Irving; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services were conducted Saturday, Sept. 6, at St. Andrew Russian Orthodox Church in St. Petersburg, Fla. Memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Society.
Benjamin Butler Weiland
Benjamin Butler Weiland died Aug. 30 in a Dallas hospital. He was the infant son of Jon Weiland and Kimberly Butler of Irving. Other survivors include his grandparents, Thomas and Barbara Butler of Albert Lea, Minn., Darrell and Carlotta Weiland of Spokane, Wash., Jo Ann Weiland of St. Cloude, Minn.; and his great-grandmothers, Gladys Loham of Albert Lea, Minn., and Clara Hegg of Brookings, South Dakota A memorial service was conducted Tuesday at New Horizon's Unitarian Church in Carrollton. Arrangements were coordinated by Chism-Smith Funeral Home.
Edna R. Posey Wills
Edna R. Posey Wills, 93, died Aug. 25. Born Nov. 20, 1903, in Posey, she was a retired supervisor for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and was a member of the Brooklyn Avenue United Methodist Church, where she was a teacher and a member of the fellowship class. Survivors include her daughter, Robbie Jo Willis Calhoun; her grandsons and wives, Charles and Kathy Calhoun, Roy Calhoun, and John and Lucy Calhoun; four great-grandchildren; and several other relatives. Services were conducted Aug. 28 at Lamar & Smith Chapel. Burial is in Laurel Land Memorial Park.
Lillian Booth Zellner
Lillian Booth Zellner of Irving died Sept. 4. She was 88. Born Dec. 24, 1908 in Jefferson County, Okla., Mrs. Zellner was a homemaker and member of Beltline Road Church of Christ. She is survived by her husband, Jack Zellner; daughter, Doris Crouch of Irving, and daughter-in-law, Louvella Zellner of Ocean Springs, Miss.; sister, Cordie Pace of Antlers, Okla.; grandchildren, Linda Foster and family of Ocean Springs, Miss., Bob Zellner and family of Ocean Springs, Miss.; Steve Crouch and family; David Crouch and wife of Irving, Randy Crouch of Irving, and Suzanne League and family of Irving; and six great grandchildren. Services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 8, at Beltline Road Church of Christ with Dan Flournoy officiating. Burial will follow at Restland Memorial Park. Brown's Memorial Funeral Home coordinated the arrangements.