Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

James Russell Rodgers, Major USAF - Retired, was born on February 2, 1933 to James and Betty Rodgers. Jim went home to his eternal place of rest on November 27, 2019. He married Mary Ellen Rodgers in Sacramento, Calif. on Oct. 5, 1974. He was a veteran of the Korean and Vietnam Wars. Jim is …

Margaret Juanita Robinson passed away peacefully at her home in Kaufman on November 21, 2019. Juanita was born on May 29, 1931, in Dallas, Texas to Clay and Fairy Moody. Juanita married Gloyd Robinson on November 26, 1948, in Rockwall, Texas. Juanita has been in the Ola Community for over 50…

Rogene Mayfield, 89, of the Rand Community passed away on November 25, 2019 in Canton. Rogene was born on January 15, 1930 to George and Katherine Mayfield in the South Buie Community. He spent most of his life in Kaufman county. He worked for United Telephone/Gulf States for 34 years. Retir…

Carmen Gonzales, 78, of Kaufman, TX passed away on November 24, 2019 in Dallas. Carmen was born on August 4, 1941 to Nicholas and Ameila Torres in Kemp, TX. Carmen was raised and went to school in Kemp graduating from Kemp High School. After high school she married Mitchell Gonzales on Octob…

James Douglas Pullen passed away in Arlington, Texas on November 18, 2019. James was born in Dallas, Texas on May 7, 1949 to Wayne Allen Pullen and Dorothy Charba Pullen. He was a man of few words and those who knew him the best knew he was  hard as nails and known for his good cooking. Jame…

Gerald Wallace, 93, of Hamilton, VA passed away on November 12, 2019 in Virginia. Gerald was born on November 2, 1926 to Jesse and Lottie Wallace in Dallas, TX. He grew up in Kaufman and went to school and graduated from Kaufman ISD. He worked in the pharmaceutical business first with Puttma…

David Reading Parker, 68, of Kaufman, Texas passed away to receive his Glory on November 25, 2019 in Dallas, Texas. David was born on November 1, 1951 in Dallas to Hubert and Gladys Parker. He was born in Dallas but was raised in Terrell where he graduated from Terrell High School in 1970 be…

Funeral Service for Pauline Coker Turner, 97, will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Eubank Funeral Home in Canton.  Bro. Steve Glosup officiating.

Edward James Psencik, 85, of Kaufman, Texas passed away peacefully in Ennis, Texas on October 29, 2019. Ed was born on July 11, 1934 in Kovar, Texas to Emil and Lily Psencik. On November 3, 1984 Ed married Mary Dorough at Trinity Baptist Church in Kaufman. Ed was the manager of the JC Penney…

Girand McKinney Morgan, 73, of Rand, TX passed away on November 4, 2019 in Dallas, TX. 

Karon Lynn Carver was born on July 23, 1956 to Bobby Lynn and Irma O Carver in Magnolia, Arkansas and passed from this world into the loving arms of Jesus, her Lord and Savior, on Nov. 2, 2019 surrounded by her family. As a young woman, she attended drafting school and worked several years i…

Domingo Arturo Leyva, 73, of Scurry, TX went to be with the Lord on October 17, 2019 in Dallas, TX. Domingo was born on October 21, 1945 to Eduardo and Sirilda  Leyva in Hondo, TX. He was raised and went to school in Hondo before joining the Navy. Domingo married Doris A. Leyva on July 24, 1…

Oscar Louis Blanton, Jr., 95, of Kaufman, TX went to be with the Lord on October 15, 2019. 

Graveside services for Shirley Ann Donehoo, 78, of Balch Springs, are scheduled for 11 am Thursday, October 10, 2019 at Haven of Memories Memorial Park in Canton.

Mary Rodriquez, 90, of Kaufman, TX passed away on October 2, 2019 at home surrounded by her family. 

Debra Lynn Abohosh was born on May 18, 1951 and passed away on October 4, 2019.

Keith Royce Fortner, age 82, passed away peacefully on September 23, 2019 at Kemp Care Center in Kemp, Texas. He was born February 10, 1937, in Brown County Texas, to Loy and Odessa Fortner. He was a 1955 graduate of Levelland High School. In 1960, he graduated from Texas Tech University wit…

Emma Lou Couch passed away very early Tuesday morning, September 17, 2019 at the age of 94. She was born in Kaufman County to Farris Lyman Copeland and Myrtle Louella Oxford on March 27, 1925. In the 1930s, the Copeland family moved to Ola after purchasing a small country grocery store. Emma…

Jerry Glynn Halbert, 85, of Kaufman, TX passed away on September 18, 2019 in Forney, TX. Jerry was born on June 6, 1934 to Henry and Francis Halbert in Athens, TX. He owned a construction company, Steelform Rental, for 30 years in Seagoville, TX. Jerry married the love of his life, JoAnn Par…

Dorothy Christna Allen Bynum, age 94, passed away on August 21, 2019 at Hospice House in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

On Friday, September 13, 2019, Walter Byron Johnson, loving husband, father and “Pop”, passed away at the age of 61. He was born to the late Walter Bishop Johnson and Mary Rose Gardner on September 29, 1957 in Dallas, Texas.  

John Gordon Hughes passed away on September 10, 2019, in Coppell, Texas, at the age of 87.  

You knew him as Wayne if you met him in the first part of his life, the middle of seven children born to Frances Louise Boyd nee Jackson and Albert Lee “Smokey” Boyd. Just like he would throughout his life, Wayne lived in a series of houses built in succession by the blood, sweat, and tears …

Don Allan Tipton, 79, of Kaufman, TX passed away on August 22, 2019. 

Bruce Carol Hammond was born on June 6th, 1942, in Fort Worth, Texas.  He died peacefully at his home in Terrell, Texas on July 16, 2019. He had previously been a long time resident of Post Oak Bend.  He was 76 years old.

Emma Gayle Hanna, 80, of Kaufman, TX went to be with the Lord on August 9, 2019. Gayle was born on April 15, 1939 to Pinson and Bernice Bell in Fort Worth, TX. She was raised in Kaufman and graduated from Kaufman High School in 1957. Gayle married Wallace Hanna, Jr. on July 2nd 1960 at First…

Norman Tapia Olivarez, finally healed, went home to be with his Lord on June 21, 2019, at his home in Kaufman, Texas surrounded by his loving family. He was born on January 31, 1942 in San Antonio, Texas to Filiberto and Margarita Tapia Olivarez, both of whom preceded him in death along with…

Raymond Lavond Hill, 93, of Peeltown, TX passed away on June 30, 2019. Raymond was born on October 25, 1925 to William Robert and Clara Mable Hill in Dallas, TX. Raymond married Linda in 1965, and they were together for 47 years. He moved to Peeltown in 1980 and worked as a plumber all his l…

Services for George C. Renfro were held Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at Anderson-Clayton Bro. Funeral Home in Kaufman, Texas. Graveside service to follow at Laurel Land Memorial Park in Dallas, Texas. George was born on September 7, 1937 in Dallas, Texas to parents Luther Carl and Adeline (Tyree) R…

Fred Thomas Durrough, 78, of Seagoville, Texas passed away on June 19, 2019 at UT Health Tyler. 

Douglas Wayne Brown, 65, of Kaufman, TX went to be with the Lord on July 5, 2019. Douglas was born on April 26, 1954 to Gibbie and Henri Katherine Brown in Kaufman. He was born, raised. and lived all his life in Kaufman and graduated from Kaufman High in 1973. He went to work for Falcon Stee…

Fred Thomas Durrough, 78, of Seagoville, Texas passed away on June 19, 2019 at UT Health Tyler.

Margaret “Ann” Dunn Sanders, 83, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2019.  She is preceded in death by her parents, William Thomas and Edith Dunn; and brother, Rev. Dr. James M. Dunn.  Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband of 62 years, Joe Sanders; daughter, Sabrina Hergert and husba…

Mattie Tullis Mize was born November 3, 1949, and passed peacefully, surrounded by family and friends on June 14, 2019. She is preceded in death by E.D and Rosie Lee Tullis, E.D Tullis Jr., and Bill Tullis. She is survived by her children Donnie and Ronnie Reeves and Renea Dodds, her grandch…

Frank Charles Havlik III, 80, of Kaufman, TX passed away on June 19, 2019 in Dallas, TX. Frank was born on September 30, 1938 to Frank J. and Agnes Havlik in Kaufman, TX. Frank was born and raised in Kaufman and has spent his entire life here. He worked has a foreman at Sprint, what is now k…

Linda Jean Lambeth, 76, of Kaufman, TX went to be with the Lord on June 22, 2019. Linda was born on October 15, 1942 to James Amerson and Mary Francis Blackburn Stroman in Deleon, TX. She graduated from W.W. Samuel High School in 1960. On December 17, 1960 she married the love of her life, M…

Joseph Chad Jones,42,  went home to his Lord and Savior in Dallas, Texas on June 12, 2019. Chad was born in Monterey California on February 25, 1977 to Thomas and Suzan Jones.  He was raised in Scurry all of his life and graduated from Scurry High School in 1995.  Chad then went on to attend…

Diana Kathleen (Henderson) (Russell) (Joles) Lovett went to sit at the feet of Jesus, Thursday June 6th 2019 at the age of 53. She was born March 24, 1966 in Dallas Texas.

Funeral services for Rachel Nicole Vann, 26, of Wills Point were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at Allan Fuller Funeral Home Chapel in Wills Point with Paster Jeremy Shuck and Paster Elwyn Campbell officiating. Interment was at White Rose Cemetery in Wills Point.

George went home in Heaven to be with Jesus and his wife Janet on June 3, 2019. George was born to his parents Violet and Leslie Wilson on November 8, 1920 in Secane Pennsylvania. He graduated from Upper Darby High School and Wharton College. He married Janet Hamilton from Scotland on May 19…

Thomas Charles Erwin Battey, Jr., born November 25, 1950 in Fort Worth, TX. Died May 24, 2019 in Mesquite, TX. Son of Thomas Battey, Sr and Bonnie Jo Taylor. Survived by wife Rebecca Lynn Denning, son Thomas C. Battey, III, daughter Tamara Denning, four grandchildren, sister Judith Y. Paulos…

James Henry Loughan, 88, of Kaufman, TX, passed away on May 25, 2019 in Grand Prairie, TX. Jim was born in Eaton Rapids, MI on January 28, 1931 to James and Suzanne Loughan. Jim was married to Noreen Cooper Loughan on August 16, 1953 in Charlotte, MI and they were together for 65 years befor…

Robert L. Ames, 88, of Kaufman, Texas passed away May 27, 2019 in Kaufmn, Texas. Robert was born on June 2, 1930 in Decatur, Alabama to Thomas and Mamie Ames. Robert married his loving wife in Forney, Texas on November 27, 1980. Robert spent most of his life as a carpenter and worked for Swa…

Nathan Chaise Wilburn, 34, of Kaufman, TX passed away on May 27, 2019 in Mesquite, TX. Nathan was born on January 30, 1985 to Howard Glen Wilburn and Amy Suzanne Wilburn in Kaufman, TX. He went to Scurry-Rosser High School and graduated in 2001. Nathan enjoyed watching football, basketball a…

Cheryl unexpectedly entered her Heavenly home at UT Health Hospital in Tyler, TX, on May 19, 2019, after suffering an aortic aneurysm.  She was laughing and enjoying life to the fullest when she went into cardiac arrest.  For those that knew her best, she was totally in her element!  

George Howell Smith of Kaufman, TX passed away at the age of 93 on May 15, 2019 at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital-Dallas.  He was a lifelong resident of Kaufman having spent his professional career, which spanned many years, in the hospitality industry in Dallas.  His membership in the M…

Landa Carol Taylor was born on August 12, 1947 in Scurry TX to William “Bill” and Christell Jones and passed away at home surrounded by her family on May 10, 2019 at the age of 71. 

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