Obituaries

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24
Aug

Charlotte Ann Blessing

Charlotte Ann Blessing

1937-2017

Charlotte Ann Blessing went to be with the Lord Aug.18, 2017, in Canton.

She was born Feb.6, 1937, in Dallas to Harmon and Joyce Allen, the second of five children.  She married Billy Blessing in 1959. She attended several universities including The University of North Texas in Denton, Henderson County in Athens and received her master’s degree in Guidance and Counseling from East Texas State University in Commerce. She enjoyed her career as a reading teacher and counselor for 25 years while working in the Terrell, Marble Falls and Llano Independent School Districts. She was also a gifted caterer and cake decorator. She will be best remembered as a devoted wife and mother; nothing made her happier than being around her family.

Thu
17
Aug

Sharon Trussell

Sharon Trussell

1949-2017

 

Funeral services for Sharon Trussell, 67, of Canton were held on Friday, August 11, 2017 at Eubank Funeral Home in Canton, with Robert Winn officiating.  Interment was in Haven of Memories Memorial Park in Canton.

She was born on Dec. 11, 1949 in Paris to Paul and Dorothy Ray, and passed away on Aug. 6, 2017 in Tulsa, Okla. Her favorite activity was spending time with her grandchildren.  She also enjoyed traveling, fishing, sewing, and watching her son race.

Thu
17
Aug

Jimmy Wayne Frederick Jr.

Jimmy Wayne Frederick Jr.

1955-2017

Memorial services for Jimmy Wayne Frederick Jr, 61, of Larue, were held at Eubank Funeral Home in Canton, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. He passed away July 28, 2017, in Durango, Colo.

He was born on Nov. 24, 1955, in Dallas to Jimmy Wayne Frederick Sr. and Emily Hutto Frederick. He not only was a son, brother, husband and father, he was a true friend to all that knew and loved him.  He was a true cowboy even at a young age and was fortunate to have made that his livelihood as an adult. 

Thu
17
Aug

Jean Gray

Jean Gray

1925-2017

 

Services for Jean Gray were held on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at Hilliard Funeral Home with a graveside to follow at Prairie Springs Cemetery, Ben Wheeler, with her grandsons serving as pallbearers. 

Ruby Jean Hall Gray was born July 18, 1925 in Waco.  She was currently living in Irving, formerly living in the Canton area.  She was a member of Order of Eastern Star and a homemaker.

She passed away at the age of 92 on Aug. 9, 2017 in Irving.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Wendle Allen Gray in 2007; daughter, Linda Taylor in 2008; parents, Preston Bacon Hall and Ruby Mae Herrod Shelby; brother, Preston Hall; and two grandsons, Richard and Larry Ricketts.

Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Sue and Ronnie Wright of Bogota, Brenda Sartin of Dallas, and Mary and Ronnie Giles of Chandler; twelve grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.

 

Thu
17
Aug

James Doyle Dove

James Doyle Dove

1927-2017

Services for James Doyle Dove, 90, of the Colfax community, were held Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, at Eubank Funeral Home Chapel in Canton with Rev. John Zeigler officiating. Burial followed at Haven of Memories. Mr. Dove passed away Aug. 10 at his home.

He was born June 9, 1927, near Abilene to Karl D. and Nancy Melissa Stewart Dove. After graduating from Van High School, he moved to Dallas and worked at North American Aviation. He joined the Navy at age 18 and served stateside until the end of World War II. After the war, he returned to Van Zandt County where he lived the rest of his life. He married Marjorie Ray of Canton, Dec. 20, 1951.

Thu
17
Aug

Don Davis

Don Davis

1940-2017

 

Services for Don "Pappy" Davis, 77, of Canton were held Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, at Eubank Funeral Chapel with Bro. Steve Glosup officiating.  Interment followed in Haven of Memories. Mr. Davis passed away Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, in Canton.

He was born Feb. 7, 1940, in Canton to Ebb Riley and Jewel Marie Malone Davis. He was a Christian by faith.  He lived most of his life in Canton.  He enjoyed going to the sale barn, bailing hay, hanging out at Free State Storage and spending time with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

He is preceded in death by his parents and a brother, James.

Thu
17
Aug

Danyell Seay Oltean

Danyell Seay Oltean

1967-2017

Danyell Seay Oltean went to be with Jesus on July 30, 2017, after a long and courageous battle with breast cancer.  There will be a “Pink Memorial Celebration” August 11, 2017, at Samuel Farm Park (100 East US Hwy 80 Frontage Road, Mesquite TX).  The visitation reception will begin at 6:00 p.m. with the memorial service at 8:00 p.m.  Because of her positive outlook and fun disposition, this service will be a true celebration of her life.  The family requests that you wear pink in her honor.

She was born Sept. 8, 1967, to Harry Lewis Seay and Audrey Junell Ward Seay in Dallas. She grew up in Mesquite and graduated from Mesquite High School.

Most recently, she worked as an Assistant Activities Director for Ridgecrest Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Forney. 

Thu
17
Aug

Carmel Barientos

Carmel Barientos

1928-2017

 

Services for Mr. Carmel Barientos, 89, of Emory, were held Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, at Bartley Funeral Home. Interment was in Jamestown Cemetery.

He passed away Aug. 7, 2017, in Graham.  He was born July 16, 1928, in Crow.

Thu
17
Aug

Mozelle Darby Hollowell

Mozelle Darby Hollowell

1916-2017

Services for Mozelle Darby Hollowell, 100, of Quitman, were held Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, at Bartley Funeral Home with Bro. James Massey officiating. Interment followed in Woodside Cemetery. Mrs. Hollowell passed away Aug. 11, 2017.

Thu
17
Aug

Les Scott

Les Scott

1947-2017

Graveside services for Les "Pop" Scott, 70, of Grand Saline, were held Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, at Starr Cemetery, under the direction of Bartley Funeral Home. Mr. Scott passed away Aug. 12, 2017, in Grand Saline

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