Obituaries

Tue
21
Nov

Wanda Lee Gallagher

Wanda Lee Gallagher

1947-2017

Funeral services for Wanda Lee Gallagher, 70, of Crystal Beach, formerly of Wills Point, were held Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, at Allan Fuller Funeral Home Chapel in Wills Point.  She passed away Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, at her residence in Crystal Beach. 

 

Tue
21
Nov

Roberta Ruby Gosnell

Roberta Ruby Gosnell

1946-2017

Funeral services for Roberta Ruby Gosnell, 71, of Wills Point, were held Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, at Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home with Pastor Mark Stanford officiating. Burial followed at Elmo City Cemetery.

Tue
21
Nov

Pauline Annie Faye Warren

Pauline Annie Faye Warren

1931-2017

Funeral services for Pauline Annie Faye Warren, 86, of Wills Point, were held, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church with Reverend Jeremiah Hill officiating. Burial followed at Greenwood Cemetery in Wills Point. Services were under the direction of Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home.

Pauline Annie Faye Warren, affectionately known as Mama, Mother, Granny, GiGi, Auntie, Aunt Faye, Ms. Faye and Faye, was born Sept. 4, 1931. She was the youngest of six children.

 

This Is the Day the Lord Hath Made, Let Us Rejoice and Be Glad in It.

 

She joined Saint Mark Christian Methodist Episcopal Church many years ago as a child. She became a member of the Stewardess Board and the Missionary Society upon her return home in 1967.

Tue
21
Nov

Nolen Floyd Black

Nolen Floyd Black

1933-2017

Services for Nolen Floyd Black, 84, of Canton, were held Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at Eubank Funeral Home with Pastor Mike Roberson officiating. 

Interment followed in Holly Springs Cemetery in Martins Mill. 

Mr. Black took his flight to heaven on Nov. 11, 2017, at Hospice Homeplace in Tyler.  He was born June 12, 1933, to Ruben Floyd Black and Alma Christine Lancaster in Martins Mill.  He attended Martins Mill High School and played on the basketball team that won the state championship in 1949.  He married his childhood sweetheart, Nelta Jean West (Nell), Nov. 10, 1951.  They celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary Nov. 10th, 2017.  The Blacks started their wonderful life together in Dallas. In 1984, they started their own business which still carries on today as North Star in Canton. 

Tue
21
Nov

Lee Arvin Null

Lee Arvin Null

1931-2017

Memorial services for Lee Arvin Null, 85, of Hurst, were held Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, at Lucas Funeral Home in Hurst. Interment followed at Jamestown Cemetery in Jamestown. Mr. Null passed away Friday, Nov. 10, 2017.

He was born on Nov. 23, 1931, in Mineola to Dewey Earl and Gaynell Null. He served in the Armed Forces and then spent his career as a sales manager for Brown & Williamson Tobacco Co. until he retired to Florida with his wife, Mary Ann. When he wasn't golfing or fishing, they were traveling the world.

He enjoyed meeting new people and was very active in his retirement community. He was a member of Keller Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ann Null; and sisters, Beverly Hale and Joan Null.

Tue
21
Nov

Jannette Mae Moore

Jannette Mae Moore

1946-2017

Funeral services for Jannette Mae Moore, 71, of Edgewood were held Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, at Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home in Edgewood with Pastor Glen Goodson officiating. Burial followed at Bright Star Cemetery.

Jannette Mae McDougall was born April 2, 1946, in Springfield, Ill. to Lee Earl McDougall and Florence Edith Keen McDougall. She was raised in Petersburg, Ill. She attended LVN nursing school. She married William Moore Dec. 31, 1977.

She was a Nascar fan, a breast cancer survivor and loved to cook. She was a member of Pleasant Union Baptist Church.

She is preceded in death by her husband, William Moore in 2009; son, Allan Wilson; and sister, Marion Bown.

Tue
21
Nov

Hope Romona Dupree

Hope Romona Dupree

1946-2017

Hope Romona Dupree, 71, of Edgewood, passed away Nov. 12, 2017, in Canton. No service is planned.

Tue
21
Nov

Carlye Mae Grissom

Carlye Mae Grissom

1934-2017

Carlye Mae Grissom, 82, of Edgewood, went to be with our Lord Nov. 10, 2017.

She was born Dec. 2, 1934, in Edgewood to Jack Carlus and Wilma Neely McBride.

She graduated from Edgewood High School in 1953 and as a young adult she worked at Sears and Roebuck. She set type for the first color catalog they produced.  She was the first female mayor-pro-tem in Edgewood, serving in the late 80s and early 90s and served as a contributor to the Van Zandt news by writing an article "Among Friends" for several years.

She was preceded in death by her husband Avery Ellis Grissom; her parents; and brother, Gayther McBride.

Tue
21
Nov

Billie Rawlings

Billie Rawlings

1931-2017

Funeral services for Billie Rawlings, 86, of Grand Saline, were held Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home in Canton. Interment followed in Haven of Memories.

Mrs. Rawlings passed away Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, in Lindale.

 

Wed
08
Nov

Winnie Dray

Winnie Dray

1935-2017

A memorial service will be held for Winnie Dray at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, at Community Christian Fellowship, 15704 TX-110, Lindale, TX 75771, under the direction of the family.

Winifred Nalene Dray was born Nov. 8, 1935, in San Francisco, Calif.  She had been a resident of Van for 20 years, formerly living in many different places through Mercy Ships.  She worked as an administrative professional for Dept. of Navy and YWAM.  In 1969, she was recognized and awarded for her outstanding business performance as a woman.  She was a member of both CCF and YWAM, and traveled the planet with Mercy Ships. 

She went to be with the Lord Oct. 31, 2017, at the age of 81.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Ed Dray; and parents, William and Molly Andrus.

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