Obituaries

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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.

Wed
08
Nov

Wanda Lee Gallagher

Wanda Lee Gallagher

1947-2017

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

 

Wed
08
Nov

Larry C. Scallons

Larry C. Scallons

2017

Larry C. Scallons was born in Garland in the 1920s to Lawrence and Jewel Scallons. By God’s grace, he lived a long and rewarding life. He was a proud American, served in the Navy, and was a well-loved husband, father and a good neighbor. He died at home in Canton, Oct. 14, 2017.

He is survived by his wife, two sisters, a son, two step-daughters, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Mr. Scallon’s memorial will be held Nov. 15, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. at Dallas Ft. Worth National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas, 75211.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Baptist Church, 303 Athens Street, Canton, Texas, 75103.

 

Wed
08
Nov

Gregory Earl Setser

Gregory Earl Setser

1956-2017

Gregory Earl Setser, 61, of Canton, passed away Oct. 14, 2017 in Victorville, Calif.

He was born June 2, 1956, in Pomona, Calif. to Luther Galen Setser and Eva Ida Brown.

He grew up in California and married Cynthia Faye Whitson Nov. 2, 1974. They moved to Texas in 1989. He had a great love for God and a light that shined on everyone who knew him. He was full of life and laughter and nobody was a stranger. His favorite saying was “Just Believe.”  He was a great husband, father, grandfather and brother.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Luther Galen and Eva Ida Setser; and sister, Diana Kuncl.

Wed
08
Nov

Bettye Jane Middleton

Bettye Jane Middleton

1931-2017

Funeral services for Bettye Jane Middleton, 86, of Grand Saline, were held Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, at Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home in Wills Point with the Rev. Billy Smith officiating.

Interment followed at Myrtle Springs Cemetery. Mrs. Middleton passed away Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, in Grand Saline.

Mon
06
Nov

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.

Mon
06
Nov

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. 

Mon
06
Nov

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.

Mon
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.

Mon
30
Oct

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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