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.

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.

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. 

Phillip Reid Bow, 65, of Seven Points, TX passed away on May 1, 2019 in Scurry, TX. Phillip was born on April 19, 1954 to Arthur Reid and Mary Maude Stroman Bow in Kaufman, TX. 

James Weldon Ford, 29, of Kaufman, TX went to be with Jesus on April 21, 2019. James was born on December 17, 1989 to Don Randell “Randy” and Carrie Abner Ford in Dallas, TX. James has lived in Kaufman his entire life. When he was 7 years old he accepted Christ as his Saviour at Cottage Heig…

Nancy Lynn Schieffler went to be with the Lord at her home on April 23, 2019, a day she looked forward to as a lifelong Christian. Nancy was born in her grandparent’s farmhouse in Vashti, Texas on November 28, 1933, the daughter of Jewell Floyd Nichols and Willie Dee Wright. She grew up in t…

Margarita “Margaret” Josephine Moeller, 90, of Kaufman, TX went to be with the Lord at home surrounded by her family on April 10, 2019. Margaret was born on January 5, 1929 to Emil and Mary Kubena Jakubec in Seymour, TX. She was raised in Goree, TX and went to school at St. Joseph’s Catholic…

Pamela Marie Fowler of Crandall, Texas went home to her Lord and Savior on April 9, 2019. Pam was born on November 18, 1958 in Valdosta, Georgia to Emil and Lydia Trojacek. Pam graduated from Crandall High School in 1977. After high school she graduated from Sam Houston State University with…

Jo Key, 82, went to be with her Heavenly Father on April 1, 2019, surrounded by the love of her family. Jo was born to Claude William and Minnie Lee Bowden in Mabank, TX on January 17, 1937. On July 11, 1953, she married Jack Key. After renting in South Dallas, and the Piedmont Apartments, t…

dam Anthony Adame, age 52, passed away on March 9, 2019 in Kaufman, TX. He was born on November 4, 1966 in Dallas, TX to Gloria Garcia and Catarino Adame. Adam was raised in Dallas and moved to Kaufman in 1980. He graduated from Kaufman High School class of 1985. He furthered and completed c…

Kellan Warren, age 81 went to be with his Lord on March 31, 2019 after a long struggle with heart problems.  Kellan was born in Dallas, Texas on July 26, 1937.  He had been a resident of Kemp, Texas most of his life.  He worked in construction most of his working career.  After retiring he b…

Donna Ruth (Carter) Hill was born in Calera, OK on March 11, 1941, to Weldon and Myrtle (Jones) Carter. She died peacefully at her home in Kaufman, TX on March 29, 2019. Donna graduated from Calera High School in 1959 as valedictorian of her class and attended Southeastern State College in D…

Charles David Daniel, 85, of Kaufman, Texas passed away in Dallas, Texas on March 17, 2019. Charles was born on June 29, 1933 in Dallas, Texas to Floyd and Mary Daniel. He spent his youth in East Texas before attending and graduating from Wilmer Hutchins Schools. Charles then went on to prou…

Wayne Abiran Towns, 65, of Kaufman, TX went to be with the Lord on March 13, 2019. Wayne was born on July 7, 1953 to Wallace Wayne and Elizabeth Hall Towns in Honolulu, HI. He was raised in a military family and traveled all over the world. Wayne married Linda Repka on June 29th, 2002 and th…

Sharon-Ann Steen Demaske of Kaufman, TX was called home to our Father in Heaven on March 17, 2019. Sharon-Ann was born in Dallas, Texas on February 19, 1952 to Thomas and Sadie Idela Steen both of whom went home already, her father March 1977 and her mother February 1998. Sharon-Ann graduate…

Victoria Eileen Butler, age 19 of Kaufman, Texas passed away at her home on March 2, 2019. She was born on November 15, 1999 in Athens, Texas, The daughter of Matthew Wayne Butler and Jaime Marie Crawford. She graduated from Kaufman High School in 2018. Victoria was engaged to her High Schoo…

Betty Jean Novak, 82, of Kaufman, TX passed away on February 17, 2019 at home. Betty was born on April 2, 1936 to Emil and Bessie Reznicek Novak both of whom preceded her in death, her father in May1977 and her mother in July 1993. Betty attended Kaufman schools and graduated in 1955. After …

Lloyd Gayle “Sixty” Webb died on Sunday, March 3, 2019 at his home in Kaufman, surrounded by his family. He was born on the Webb family farm in Kaufman, Texas on September 17, 1926 to Clarence Haggard “Doc” Webb and Ida Harkness Webb. He graduated from Kaufman High School in 1944. Sixty join…

Memorial services for Jack Duty were held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at the First United Methodist Church in Davis, with Pastors Steve Harshaw and Don Griffin officiating.

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