Obituaries

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William P. Furrh

 

William P. Furrh

1935-2017

Funeral services for William P. “Buddy” Furrh, 82, of Wills Point, were held Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, at Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home. Interment followed at White Rose Cemetery.

He was born Sept. 10, 1935, in Wills Point to Edward Furrh and Nella Lea Sewell. He was raised in the Bright Star Community where he attended grade school before he graduated from Wills Point High School. He served in the Marine Corp before marrying Monnie Valentine at the First Baptist Church in Wills Point Sept. 24, 1955. The Furrhs lived in various cities around the metroplex and enjoyed their farm house in Wills Point.

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06
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Dwan Jeanette Hoskins

Dwan Jeanette Hoskins

1942-2017

Funeral services for Dwan Jeanette Hoskins, 75, of Dallas were held 10 am Monday, October 30, 2017, at the Eubank Funeral Home Chapel in Canton with Raymond Scott officiating.  Interment followed in Haven of Memories.

Miss Hoskins passed away October 27, 2017 in Tyler. 
She was born March 5, 1942 near Wills Point to Aubrey Hoskins and Clara Fellers Hoskins. 

She graduated from Wills Point High School in 1961.  She attended Henderson County Junior College two years and was a member of the Cardette Drill Team.  She was a nurse’s assistant at Baker’s Clinic in Wills Point for two years and for twelve years she worked as a respiratory therapist at East Dallas Hospital.  She retired from A-Plus Stamp Company after working there for over twenty-nine years. 

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06
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Dalton Huff

Dalton Huff

2002-2017

Funeral services for Dalton Huff, 14, of Wills Point, were held Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, at Russell Memorial United Methodist Church in Wills Point with Pastor David Cartwright officiating.  Interment followed at White Rose Cemetery in under the direction of Allan Fuller Funeral Home.

He passed away Tuesday morning, Oct. 24, 2017, in Wills Point.

He was born Nov. 24, 2002, in Tyler to Jerry Don Huff and Kelli Lynn Davis Huff.  He was raised in Wills Point and was currently a freshman at Wills Point High School, Class of 2021.  He enjoyed hunting, playing video games, cars and art.  He was a member of the F.C.A., J.V. tennis and a select baseball team.  He was a member of Russell Memorial United Methodist Church in Wills Point.

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30
Oct

Shirley Anita East

Shirley Anita East

1944-2017

Funeral services for Shirley Anita East, 72, of Wills Point, were held Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, at Allan Fuller Funeral Home Chapel in Wills Point with Bro. John Lowrey officiating.  Interment followed at Union Grove Cemetery north of Wills Point.

She passed away Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, in Mabank.

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30
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Patricia Ann Sikorski

Patricia Ann Sikorski

2017

Patricia Ann Sikorski of Wills Point passed away Oct. 17, 2017, in Tyler. No services are planned.

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30
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Mason Andrew Day

Mason Andrew Day

1931-2017

Funeral services for Mason Andrew Day, 86, of Wills Point, were held Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, at Allan Fuller Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Matt Ward and Bro. Tim Mabe officiating.  Interment followed at Locust Grove Cemetery south of Wills Point.

Mr. Day passed away Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, in Wills Point.

He was born on April 9, 1931, in Colmesneil to Simon Peter Day and Cassie Bell Flowers Day.  He was raised in Colmesneil and graduated from Colmesneil High School.  He was a veteran of the Army, having served during the Korean conflict. He married Velma Marlene Hegwald June 21, 1958, in El Monte, Calif.  He lived in Garland prior to moving to Wills Point in 1971.  He was formerly employed by Geotechnical Corporation in Garland, retiring after thirty-one years. 

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30
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Frances Ralph Osborn Jr.

Frances Ralph Osborn Jr.

2017

Frances Ralph Osborn Jr. of Edgewood passed away Oct. 18, 2017, in Tyler. No services are planned.

 

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30
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Frances Juanita Arnold

Frances Juanita Arnold

1923-2017

 

Services for Frances Juanita Arnold, 94, of Canton, were held Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, at the Eubank Funeral Chapel.

Interment followed in Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Park in Mabank. 

Mrs. Arnold passed away Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, in Canton.

 She was born July 16, 1923, in Center to George Vess and Bertha Rountree Burns. She grew up in Center. She worked at the TB hospital, now the University of Texas Health Science Center in Tyler.  She later went to work for Baylor Hospital in Dallas where she retired.

 She enjoyed going shopping, listening to Blue Grass Music and going to the Blue Grass Festival in Canton.

She loved her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She had lived in Canton for the past 22 years. 

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30
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Dalton Brice Mayne

Dalton Brice Mayne

1930-2017

 

Memorial services for Dalton Brice Mayne, 87, of Seagoville, were held Monday Oct. 23, 2017, at First United Methodist Church in Seagoville, under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home in Canton. Graveside services followed at Colfax Cemetery in Colfax.

Mr. Mayne passed away Oct. 20, 2017, in Dallas.

He was born Feb. 9, 1930, in Colfax to Burnell Mayne and Minnie Bell Oliver.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Bobbie Mayne; granddaughter, Courtney Mayne; brothers, Elmer Mayne and Billie Malcom; sisters, Celeta Whitton, Myrtle Morris and Margie Mayne.

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Cody Allbright

Cody Allbright

1998-2017

 

Services for Cody Allbright, 19, of Flint, were held Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, at Stewart Family Funeral Home Chapel with Paul Kinser and Dustin Pierson officiating.

Burial followed at Rose Lawn Cemetery in Tyler, under the direction of Stewart Family Funeral Home.

Mr. Allbright lost his young life in a car accident in Tyler Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017.

He was born April 17, 1998, in Fort Worth to Jon Allbright II and Misty Sanders Laverty.

He graduated from high school in May.  He worked on construction and house leveling.  Among the many things he loved to do, some of his favorites were fishing, shooting guns and motocross dirt bikes. 

He was preceded in death by his brother, Michael Allbright.

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