Obituaries

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Noel Glen Smith Jr.

Noel Glen Smith Jr.

1943-2017

 

Noel Glen Smith, Jr., 74, of Kaufman, went to be with the Lord on Aug. 25, 2017, at his home surrounded by family.

Mr. Smith was born to Noel Sr. and Lucy Hazel Smith on March 25, 1943, in Chickasha, Okla.

He moved to Texas where he met Hattie Joyce Teague; they married on July 17, 1965, in Andrews. He spent his time wood working, bowling, fishing, playing basketball, softball and writing poems. He had one of the best fast pitches in softball that you have ever seen. He played on the University of New Mexico’s basketball team and participated in several men's bowling teams. He was equally as passionate about music and writing as he was sports. He loved to sing and was a part time minister of music at Gerard Baptist Church.

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31
Aug

Mary Jo Thompson

Mary Jo Thompson

1930-2017

Funeral services for Mary Jo Thompson, 87, of Canton, were held Sunday Aug. 27, 2017, at Eubank Funeral Home.

Graveside services followed at Collinsville Cemetery in Collinsville.

Mrs. Thompson passed away Aug. 24, 2017, in Tyler.

She was born June 23, 1930, in Vernon to Thomas and Lula James Roberts.

She was a mother, friend and confidante to her children.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 45 years, Elvin J. Johnson; daughter, Patricia Ann; and granddaughter, Mary Jo Johnson.

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31
Aug

Kacey McCauley

Kacey McCauley

1924-2017

Services for Kacey Marshall McCauley were held Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, at Hilliard Funeral Home. Interment followed at Fairway Garden of Memories Cemetery in Van.

Mr. McCauley passed away Aug. 28, 2017, at the age of 93, one day away from his 69th wedding anniversary with his wife, Deborah.

He was born Feb. 29, 1924, in Hillsboro.  He was born a triplet and the youngest of his four other siblings.  He had been a resident of Van for 15 years, formerly living in Ben Wheeler.  He retired from Sherwin Williams in Garland after 38 years.  He was a member of First Baptist Church in Ben Wheeler and loved to farm. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, David Franklin McCauley and Bertha Eva Jacks McCauley; triplet brother, Maurace McCauley; and other siblings, Horace, Thurman, Laverne and Jack.

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31
Aug

Johnny Mack Cooper

Johnny Mack Cooper

1938-2017

Funeral services for Johnny Mack Cooper, 78, of Wills Point, were held Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, at Allan Fuller Funeral Home Chapel in Wills Point with Bro. Billy Smith and Bro. Phillip Waddell officiating.  Interment will follow at Union Grove Cemetery north of Wills Point.

He passed away Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Wills Point surrounded by his family.

He was born Sept. 6, 1938, in Wills Point to John Carlie and Sadie Ann Boone Cooper.  He was raised in the Kaufman area and attended Crandall High School.  He married Ruth Parker Jan. 15, 1965, in Terrell.  He was formerly employed by the telephone company in Kaufman and later retired from Vistawall in Terrell as a supervisor.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, cooking, working in his shop and most importantly, saving money.  He lived in Terrell prior to moving to Wills Point 46 years ago. He was of the Baptist faith.

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31
Aug

Jo McClelland Denman

Jo McClelland Denman

1956-2017

Funeral services for Jo McClelland Denman, 61, of Canton, were held Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, at Dannel Funeral Home Chapel in Sherman, with Leland Samuelson officiating.

Interment followed at Hagerman Cemetery in Pottsboro.

Mrs. Denman passed away Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Canton.

She was born in Texas City May 22, 1956, to Ernest Edward McClelland and Georgia May Cade. She attended school in Austin. She married Bryan Denman Dec. 23, 1997, in San Antonio.

She graduated from Trinity Valley Community College and was a registered nurse for various companies and hospitals for 19 years.

She is preceded in death by her parents; stepfather, Richard Kraemer; sister, Linda Miller; and her brother, Mark McClelland.

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31
Aug

Jett Hendricks

Jett Hendricks

1958-2017

Funeral services for Jett Hendricks, 59, of Wills Point, formerly of Edgewood, were held Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, at Allan Fuller Funeral Home Chapel in Wills Point with Bro. Glen Goodson officiating.

Interment followed at Small Cemetery north of Edgewood.

Mr. Hendricks passed away Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, at his residence.

He was born Aug. 7, 1958, in Dallas to James Henry Hendricks and Ritta Bishop Hendricks.  He was raised in Edgewood and graduated from Edgewood High School in 1976. That same year, he married Lisa Culpepper and in 1980, Christopher Jett was born.  He later married Sherri Tawater Aug. 10, 2001, in Kaufman. 

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31
Aug

J.B. Wallace

J.B. Wallace

1930-2017

Funeral services for J.B. “Buzz” Wallace, 86, of Wills Point, were held Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, at Allan Fuller Funeral Home Chapel in Wills Point with Pastor Jimmy Jones officiating. 

Interment followed at Bright Star Cemetery north of Wills Point.

Mr. Wallace passed away Friday Aug. 25, 2017, at his residence in Wills Point.

He was born Sept. 11, 1930, in Wills Point to William Aaron Wallace and Zadie Elizabeth Perry Wallace.  He was raised in Wills Point. He married Wandell Denby March 25, 1950, in Rockwall.

He was formerly employed as warehouse manager for Alexander Smith/Mohawk Carpets.

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31
Aug

Janis Carol Page

 

Janis Carol Page

1945-2017

Janis Carol Page, 71, of Canton, passed away Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Tyler. Mrs. Page was interred at Cana Cemetery.

She was born Nov. 29, 1945, in Pittsburg to Arvil Bridges and Emily Riley.

She grew up in River Oak and graduated from Castleberry High School in 1963. She attended Texas Wesleyan College where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration in 1967. She married Larry Page on Sept. 25, 1964, while in college. They spent 29 years in the Dallas/Ft. Worth metroplex before settling to Canton in 2000.

She was a member of the Big Rock Church of Christ, an avid reader and a history buff. She was a very gentle person who never complained.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Arvil and Emily Bridges.

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31
Aug

James Crawford Moore

James Crawford Moore

1931-2017

Funeral services for James Crawford Moore, 86, of Wills Point, were held Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, at Allan Fuller Funeral Home Chapel in Wills Point with the Rev. Mike Stone officiating. 

Military honors followed at Dallas-Ft. Worth National Cemetery in Dallas.

He passed away to be with our Lord and Savior Thursday afternoon, Aug. 24, 2017, surrounded by his family. 

He was born May 10, 1931, in Bradley, Ark. to Herbert Phillips Moore and Lillian E. Beard Moore.  He was raised in Lake Village, Ark. and graduated from Lake Village High School in 1949.

He proudly served his country in the Air Force for 10 years and the Army for 10 years, retiring in 1971.

He married Barbara Kuykendall, Dec. 17, 1977, in Garland. He owned and operated Unique Cleaners in Terrell for 20 years.  He lived in Terrell prior to moving to Wills Point 36 years ago. 

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31
Aug

Hazel McEnturff

Hazel McEnturff

1928-2017

 

Services for Hazel Goode McEnturff, 89, of Edgewood, were held Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, at the First Baptist Church in Edgewood with Bro. L.A. Goodson officiating, under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home in Canton. 

Interment was in Morence Cemetery.

Mrs. McEnturff passed away Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Tyler.  She was born July 19, 1928, in Edgewood to Aude M. and Velma Avis Valentine McWilliams. 

She was a devout Christian lady and an active church member throughout her life and taught Sunday School and VBS for many years.  She was a member of First Baptist in Edgewood and the Eastern Star.  She loved to sew, cook, and can vegetables and jellies.   She was very family oriented, a good grandmother and a devout football fan.

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