Obituaries

Thu
02
Jul

Kenley Leist


Kenley Leist

Kenley Leist

1982-2015

Memorial services for Kenley Louis Leist, 32, of Ben Wheeler, are scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, July 6, 2015, at the Eubank Funeral Chapel in Canton with Bro. Carlton Young officiating.

Mr. Leist passed away June 25, 2015, in Colmesneil.  He was born Nov. 28, 1982, in Arlington.

Kenley was a Baptist by faith.  He grew up in the DFW area and graduated from Trinity High School in Euless.  He had lived in East Texas for the past twelve years.  Kenley loved fishing and spending time outdoors.  He also enjoyed spending time with his favorite niece.  Kenley was preceded in death by his grandfather, William Leist.

Thu
02
Jul

Homer Taylor

Homer Taylor

1936-2015

Visitation service for Homer Lee “Buck” Taylor, 78, of Terrell, was held Sunday, July 5, 2015, at Allan Fuller Funeral Home Chapel in Wills Point. 

He passed away Sunday, June 28, 2015, at his residence in Terrell.

Buck was born Aug. 1, 1936, in Dallas.

Allan Fuller Funeral Home www.allanfullerfuneralhome.com

Thu
02
Jul

Frances McEnturff


Frances McEnturff

Frances McEnturff

1928-2015

Funeral services for Frances McEnturff, 87, of Grand Saline, formerly of Edgewood, were held Monday, June 29, 2015, at Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home in Edgewood. Private burial followed at Small Cemetery in Edgewood.

Frances passed away at her home in Grand Saline on Friday, June 26, 2015.

Frances Pauline Herring was born Feb. 15, 1928, in Grand Saline to William and Velma Newton Herring. She grew up in Grand Saline where she attended school. Frances married J.C. “Jake” McEnturff on July 17, 1943, and they made their home in Edgewood. She lived in Edgewood until moving back to Grand Saline ten years ago.  Her greatest joy in life was her children and grandchildren. She loved to cook, sew and work in the flower beds. Frances will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. 

Thu
02
Jul

Darlene Pierce

Darlene Pierce

1952-2015

Darlene Pierce, 62, Canton, passed away June 27, 2015, in Canton.

She was born Dec. 29, 1952, in Martin’s Mill to the late Ray Stone and Lula Mae Windham Stone. She worked as bookkeeper for an Athen’s Lumber Yard.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Pierce.

Survivors include her son, Len Pierce and wife, Nicole of Tyler; siblings, Linda Sue Cole and husband, Johnny of Ben Wheeler; Charlene Reynolds of Canton; Charles Stone and wife, Paula of Canton; James Larry Stone of Gun Barrel  and Sammy Stone and wife, Tammy of Canton and one grandchild, Casen Pierce. 

Thu
25
Jun

Scott Westfall


Scott Westfall

Scott Westfall

1957-2015

 

Delbert Scott Westfall, 55, of Canton went to be with his Lord Monday, June 22, 2015, at his home. Scott was born to Delbert Clayton and Marguerite Myler Westfall on July 7, 1957, in Dallas.

Scott was a member of Crossroads Church of Canton. He was married to his precious wife, Aquila, for 30 years. He graduated from Lake Highlands in 1978. Scott enjoyed hunting, golf and was very active with fund raising for needy families through his church and as a member of the Canton Lions Club.  Scott was instrumental in starting the First Lions Club Benefit Golf Tournament. Scott was a good man that simply loved spending time with his family and friends and serving those in need as well as being faithful to his lord.

Scott is preceded in death by Sister, Beth Westfall.

Thu
25
Jun

Sandra Brown


Sandra Brown

Sandra Brown

1936-2015

 

Sandra Lou Brown, 78, of Wills Point passed away on Tuesday, June 16, 2015.  A private memorial service is scheduled for later date.

Sandra was born Sept. 5, 1936, in Topeka, Kan. to Carl Davis Smith and Sara Elizabeth Tutt Smith. She was raised in Topeka, Kan. and with her father working as a government contractor, they lived in various cities. While Sandra attended business school in Topeka, she met and married Bob C. Brown on March 9, 1956, and they moved to Texas to make their home. They moved to Wills Point in 1976, and they were active members of Russell United Methodist Church and the community of Wills Point. Sandra was a home maker that also worked as a legal secretary for Dallas County Child Support office and Curtis Brown Law Office. She loved bingo, reading and achieved her life masters in playing bridge.

Thu
25
Jun

Raymond Rohus


Raymond Rohus

Raymond Rohus

1934-2015

 

Funeral services for Raymond W. Rohus, 80, of Wills Point, were held Friday, June 19, 2015, at Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home Chapel in Wills Point. Burial followed White Rose Cemetery.

Raymond passed away, Monday, June 15, 2015, in Rowlett.

Raymond was born Sept. 13, 1934, in Edgewood to Dwaine and Dovie Welch Rohus. He was raised in Edgewood and attended Wills Point ISD. He served his country from 1952 to 1955 in the U.S. Navy and was aboard the U.S.S. Iowa as a seaman, receiving the Bronze Star. After leaving the Navy, Raymond married Dixie “Delores” Pruitt in 1956. They made their home in Canton until moving to Dallas to raise their family. Delores passed away in 1999.

Thu
25
Jun

Ozella Young

Ozella Young

1927-2015

 

Ozella Mae Young, age 88, of Garland, formerly of West Tawakoni, passed away, Saturday, June 20, 2015, at the Senior Care Beltline in Garland.  The funeral service was held Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at the Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel in Emory. Interment will be in Dougherty Cemetery in Emory.  Online guestbook may be signed at www.wilsonorwoskyfuneralhome.com

Thu
25
Jun

Mary Witherspoon


Mary Witherspoon

Mary Witherspoon

1939-2015

 

Services for Mary Kay Witherspoon, 75, of Edgewood, were held Thursday, June 25, 2015, at Eubank Funeral Home in Canton.  Interment was at DFW National Cemetery in Dallas.

She passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2015, in Grand Saline.

Mary was born December 21, 1939, in Dallas to Curtis and Charlie Setzler.

She was Methodist by faith and was married 56 years to Paul Witherspoon. Her hobbies included snow skiing and making a yearly trip to Colorado. Mary was very caring and loved spending time with her grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Paul Witherspoon and sister, Pat March.

Thu
25
Jun

Joan Bell


Joan Bell

Joan Bell

1954-2015

 

Funeral services for Joan “Hen” Bell were held Saturday, June 27, 2015, at First Assembly of God Church in Wills Point. Burial followed at White Rose Cemetery under the direction of Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home in Wills Point.

Joan departed this life Friday, June 19, 2015, at her home in Canton.

Joan Marie Bell was born May 14, 1954, in Brenham, the third child of five, to George and Evelyn Harris Bell. She grew up and attended school in Brenham. Joan confessed her faith in Christ at an early age and became a member of New Hope Missionary Church in Brenham. She was a very active member in the choir and also loved singing quartet style with her sisters, known as the “Bell Sisters”.

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