William Paul Foster, 78, of Kaufman, TX passed away on November 23, 2021 in Dallas. Paul was born on February 17, 1943 to W.H. and Verna Foster in Kemp, TX. Paul was a longtime Kaufman County resident. He owned Kaufman Barber Shop for 42 years.  He enjoyed playing pool, hunting and being out…

Mary Alice Henson, 86, of Kaufman, Tx passed away in Kaufman on November 26, 2021. Mary was born on September 15, 1935 in Benton, Louisiana to Archie and Jessie Lorene (Wilkins) Crawford. She married William Earl Henson July 3, 1954. Mary was a devout Christian and always kept her faith. She…

Dr. Horace Perry Flatt passed away peacefully on November 22, 2021 in Dallas, Texas. He was born in Wichita Falls, Texas, on August 28, 1930, to John Horace Flatt and Myrtie Mae Johnson Flatt, the second of their three children. He attended the public schools of Terrell, Texas, graduating as…

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Guy Edward Helms passed away on Nov. 4, 2021, at the age of 51.  The Dallas-area native was born June 10, 1970, to Ross Junior Helms and Sharon (Matthias) Helms and graduated from MacArthur High School in Irving, Texas.  Guy Helms held a series of jobs before beginning his career in law enfo…

Kathleen “Kathy” Davis of Kaufman, Texas, passed away at home on Sunday, October 24, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. She was 79 years old.

Lloyd George Chrestman 92, of Combine, TX went to be with the Lord on October 30, 2021, peacefully in his home.  Lloyd was born on December 17, 1928 to Alton Texas and Maggie Zoe Chrestman in Decatur, TX.  Lloyd graduated from Decatur High School and joined the Air Force.  After leaving the …

James Wayne Gent of Kaufman, Texas passed away at his home on October 29, 2021. Wayne was born in Houston, Texas to J.W. and Hazel Gent on December 25, 1941.  He graduated from Kaufman High School in 1960. While in high school Wayne lettered in football all four years and was inducted into t…

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John Furrer, 92, beloved father and grandfather, was called to his eternal resting place on October 28, 2021. He entered this world on April 26, 1929 in South Gate, CA, born to Arnold and Maria Furrer.

Kathleen “Kathy” Davis of Kaufman, Texas, passed away at home on Sunday, October 24, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. She was 79 years old.

Larry Edward Shanks Sr., age 72, of Kaufman, Texas passed away on Wednesday, October 13, 2021. Larry was born August 5, 1949 to parents, Lucy Faye Forsyth and Daniel Roy Shanks Jr. Larry was adventurous, courageous, and caring; enjoyed fishing, hunting, and shooting guns. He owned and operat…

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Johnny Countryman was born on August 30, 1943 in Kaufman, TX to JR and Ann Countryman. He died October 17, 2021 after fighting a long and courageous battle with Parkinson's Disease. He was surrounded by his adoring family. Johnny graduated Kaufman High School in 1963. He attended the Univers…

Michelle Rhea Wilson-Cockrell of Kaufman, TX was called home to Heaven on September 27, 2021. Michelle was born in Terrell, Texas on August 29, 1967 to Raymond Riley and Betty Jean Maykus-Wilson both of whom went home already.  Michelle graduated from Terrell High School in 1986. On June 4, …

Jerry Wayne Nicklas, 77, of Abilene, passed away on October 11, 2021 in Abilene, TX. 

Hazel Mary LaCour of Scurry, Texas peacefully passed away at her home on August 10, 2021. Hazel was born in Colfax, Louisiana on May 4, 1936 to Eugene and Abell Thomisee. Hazel married Sammy LaCour February 7, 1958 in Boyce, Louisiana 63 years ago. 

James Mikel Williams age 54, passed away on October 2, 2021 in Mesquite, Texas. He was born on June 18, 1967 in Mesquite to Bobby and Carole Williams. James was raised in Mesquite and Kaufman, where he graduated Kaufman High in 1985. 

Shelby Faye Rohrbacker was born on April 9, 1943 in Athens, Texas to Lee and Lovie Neal Barnett. She passed away peacefully on September 28, 2021.

Wanda Ann Sanders died at a Waxahachie, TX, nursing home on September 24, 2021 aged 90.  She was born in Kerens, TX, May 3, 1931, to Adren and Lula McSpadden Westbrook.  She graduated from Blooming Grove High School in 1948 and graduated from the University of North Texas in 1952.  On June 1…

Marshall Hatchel, JR., 70, was born in Kaufman on January 16, 1951 to Marshall Sr. and Bonnie Shaw Hatchel, who preceded him in death. He died peacefully at home on September 24, 2021 of Alzheimer’s disease. Contributing factors were advanced rheumatoid arthritis and coronary artery disease.…

James Gordon Vestal, 89, passed away on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, with his loving wife and family at his side.

Lynn Ann Kirschten-Favors, born May 20th, 1961, died at the age of 60 on September 15th, 2021, peacefully at home in Scurry, TX surrounded by her loved ones. Born in Chicago IL, she attended Wheeling high school. After high school Lynn moved to Texas and met her future husband Charlie "Billy…

Emmett L. Smith born September 7, 1946 in Kerrville Tx. Passed away on September 10, 2021, in Kaufman Tx. where he was a resident for 43 years. 

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we share the unexpected passing of Russell “Trent” Harris (Rusty), 57, on August 16, 2021, at his home in Seattle Washington. His school peers knew him as “Rusty.”

Bill Kilpatrick died in Fredericksburg Tx on September 13, 2021 at the age of 82.  He lived in Kaufman from late 1960’s to late 1980’s where he raised a family, and made many friends in Kaufman over 20 years.  He was an original and he will be missed.

Freddie (Fred) George Wallace was born April 27, 1961 to Raymond Odell Wallace and Elizabeth Joy Cockrell Wallace. He worked for the City of Dallas Water Department for 20 years where he made many friends and became a mentor to those coming behind him. Fred retired from the City on February …

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Jimmy Lee Holland, age 80 passed away on Monday, August 16, 2021. Jimmy was born February 1, 1941 in Wichita Falls, Texas. Jimmy is survived by his wife, Charlotte Holland.

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Brady Lane Fivecoat, beloved son, brother, uncle and friend, passed away on Aug. 27, 2021. Brady was born in Dallas on Aug. 8, 1988 and grew up in Kaufman. As the youngest of three, Brady will always be remembered by his siblings and parents as the clown of the family. He was always entertai…

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Maria Josefina Valdez, known by Josie to her family and many friends, passed away peacefully on Aug. 25, 2021 in Kaufman. Josie was born March 22, 1947 in McAllen, TX to Pedro, Sr. and Benita (Lopez) Trevino, both of whom welcomed Josie into Heaven along with her sister, Janie Squires and he…

Darryl Daniel Greer, Sr., 80, of Kaufman, TX passed away on August 20, 2021.  Darryl was born on January 30, 1941 to James Everett Greer and Ruby Lukenbill in Spiro, OK.  Darryl married Alma June Greer on December 9, 1961 in Tulsa, OK and they spent a loving 59 years together.  He was a memb…

Mattie Lee Morgan was a caring wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend. She left this world on August 22, 2021 at the age of 86. She was born to Andie and Verda Mills on October 22, 1934 in Sulphur Springs, TX. She graduated from Campbell High School and married Loyd …

Esta Vaught Kelly went to be with her Lord and Savior on August 13, 2021.  She died peacefully at her home at the age of 81.  

Mrs. Etta Lee Jenkins was born August 24, 1926 to the parentage of Sallie Mae Brookins and Richard Brookins in Nacogdoches, Texas. She received her education at Kemp Independent School District.

Mark David Wood, 51, of Kaufman, TX passed away on August 19, 2021.  Mark was born on February 2, 1970 to Charles Wood and Charlotte Finley in Kaufman, TX.  He has lived in Kaufman his whole life.  He enjoyed riding motorcycles and driving fast cars. Mark has been with Amber Fisher for a lov…

On the fourth day of August, nineteen-hundred forty in Mabank, Texas L. C. Miller and Jonnie Bell Joe became the parents of a son they called Hurley Charles Miller.

Noah Taylor Shuemaker, 25, from Kaufman was called home to be with Jesus on August 6, 2021. Noah was born in Kaufman, Texas to Earl Shuemaker and Sandy Miller on May 21, 1996. Noah was the light in  his mother's eye, as he was for everyone that had the chance to know Noah. He was truly a ble…

Linda Beth Cox, 76, passed away on July 24, 2021 at home in Kaufman. Linda was born on October 5, 1944 to Clyde and Catherine Garn in Terrell, TX. She was raised and lived all her life in Kaufman, graduating from Kaufman High School. Linda married Charles R. Cox on June 6, 1963 in Kaufman an…

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Christine Jernigan, born Christine Victoria Collins on May 23, 1968, passed away November 13, 2019 after a fierce battle with breast cancer. 

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Charles Eric Fox, 51, of Kaufman, TX passed away on July 13th, 2021.  Charlie was born on October 31st, 1969 in Mesquite, TX.  He was raised and lived his whole life in Kaufman, graduating from Kaufman High School in 1988.  Charlie married the love of his life, Renee Bailey, on February 23rd…

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Mary Lou Pratt (Potter), age 91, of Goldthwaite Texas, Passed away on Sunday June 27, 2021.  Her family is Immensely and Immeasurably thankful to her caretakers, doctors and nurses, that went above and beyond to help her these last few years.  We cannot say enough about these kind people.  M…

Cathy Sue Caillet, 68, of Kaufman, TX passed away on June 26, 2021 in Dallas, TX.

Suzan Robert passed away peacefully to her Lord and Savior at her home with her family by her side. Suzan was born on March 9, 1954 to Wade and Mary Haney.  Suzan married Mike Roberts on June 9, 1972 in Kaufman. 

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Angus Waldron Baldwin, a longtime Kaufman County resident, passed away peacefully at his home in Kemp, Texas with his loving family surrounding him.

Charlotte Ann Bruner (Sparkle) of Scurry, Texas was born on June 17, 1965 in Dallas. See passed away on June 18, 2021 at the age of 56.

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Brenda Sue Nicklas, the most beautiful, precious and loving wife and mother, passed away Tuesday, June 15, 2021, after a long bout of cancer, which she fought courageously. 

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Judy Ann Truelove Nelson “Grammy”, 68, of Terrell, passed away peacefully on June 9, 2021. A celebration of Judy’s life will be held at the home of Paul J. Nelson, 4890 CR 2238 in Greenville 75402 on July 3, 2021. Food and fellowship will begin at 8pm followed by fireworks show at 10pm.

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Bruce Cowan, 51, of Kaufman was born Dec. 24, 1969 in Dallas.

Joseph Lee Coppinger, Jr., 65, of Hawkins, Texas passed away on May 15, 2021. He was born on July 30, 1955 to Joseph and Peggy Coppinger in Hawkins, Texas. Joey was preceded in death by his father Joseph Lee Coppinger, Sr. Those left to cherish Joseph's memory are his mother Peggy Coppin…

Clara Joyce Lawson was born on Sept. 9, 1943 to William Lawson, Sr. and Mary Emma (White) Lawson in Terrell.

Robert C. Butler, 66, of Terrell passed away in the early morning of April 20, 2021. Robert was born on March 2, 1955 in North Tonawanda, New York, and was soon adopted by Robert K. and Marguerite Butler (Ebeling). He graduated from A.I. DuPont High School in Wilmington, Delaware, and soon a…

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