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Jan. - Dec.1999

Daily Register, Gainesville

January 4, 2000

Daily Register, Gainesville

January 4, 2000

WALKER
Services for Katherine BILLINGSLEY WALKER, 87, of Gainesville, Cooke, TX are set for January 6, 2000 at Commerce Street Church of Christ with Percy PARRISH and Sam BILLINGSLEY, Church of Christ ministers officiating.
Burial will follow in Lakeview Cemetery, Marietta, OK under the direction of Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home of Gainesville.
Mrs. WALKER was born Jan 7, 1912 in Marietta, Love Co., OK to R.E.L. and Alma Lourinda STANSBURY BILLINGSLEY and died January 3, 2000 in Gainesville, TX. She married Otto L. WALKER April 7, 1935 in Marietta, OK.
Survivors include sister-in-law Joyce BILLINGSLY and a number of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Otto L. WALKER on Jan. 24, 1992; parents; five brothers and sister, Linnie B. SHOBE on Nov. 22, 1999


Wednesday, January 5, 2000

BRYANT
Services for Edith Malissa WADE BRYANT, 81, of Saint Jo, TX are set for January 8, 2000 at the McCoy Funeral Home in Saint Jo. Burial will follow in the Mountain Park Cemetery in Saint Jo under the direction of the McCoy Funeral Home.
Mrs. BRYANT died Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2000 in Nocona, TX.
She was born June 15, 1918 in Terrell, Jefferson Co., OK to Otto Thomas and Ada Caroline LANGLEY WADE. In 1938 she married John S. BRYANT in Terrell, OK. She lived in San Jose prior to moving to Saint Jo in 1978.
Survivors include six grandchildren; sister Hazel DUNCAN and brother M. C. "Bud" WADE.
She was preceded in death by her husband John S. BRYANT in 1968 and two daughters, Patsy PATE and LaWanda HALLEY.
Pallbearers are Bill HALLEY, Nick MUSICK, Keith PATE, John HALLEY, Jim HALLEY and Paul SHERO III.

TRAMMELL
Services for Ronald L. TRAMMELL, 50 of Gainesville, TX are set for Friday, January 7, 2000 at the First Assembly of God Church with the Rev. James R. JACKSON, pastor of First Assembly of God officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Gainesville, TX under the direction of the Clement- Keel Funeral Home.
Mr. TRAMMELL died January 4, 2000 at Gainesville.
He was born Sept. 18, 1949 in Chickasha , Grady Co., OK to William L. and Virginia STRICKLAND TRAMMELL. He worked in the oilfields for more than 20 as a derrickman.
Survivors include his mother, Virginia L. WATKINS, brothers and sister-in-law, Ricky TRAMMELL and Randy and Wendy TRAMMELL, two nieces, several aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father, William L. TRAMMELL in 1964; step-father, William E. WATKINS in 1995 and a niece.
Pallbearers are: William STRICLAND, Steve FLEITMAN, Thomas TIPTON, Sam WOLFE, Richard TRAMMELL and Larry TRAMMELL. Honorary pallbearer is Robbie RINEHART.


January 11, 2000

HEFNER
Services for Robert Keith HEFNER, 32, of Carrollton, TX are set for Wednesday, January 12, 2000 at the Huff Funeral Home in Whitesboro, TX., Interment will follow in Willis Cemetery in Willis, OK.
Mr. HEFNER died Sunday, January 9,2000 at his residence. He was born Aug. 2 1967 in Sherman TX to Joe Paul and Nancy HUBBARD HEFNER. He lived in Willis, Marshall Co., OK for 16 years, went to Kingston public schools and graduated from Kingston High School in 1985. He attended Southeaster State University of OK in Durant.
Survivors include his sons, Joseph Keith HEFNER and Lance Tyler HEFNER; father and stepmother Joe Paul and Jennene BUCKNER HEFNER; mother and stepfather, Nancy Jan and Ralph HITE; brother and sister-in-law, Carolos Joe and Stephanie HEFNER.


January 12, 2000

FRANCIS
Memorial services for Dr. Nell TREW FRANCIS, 85, are set for Thursday, January 13, 2000 at the Reed Cemetery in Myra, Cooke, TX with Dr. Andy BROCKELMAN officiating.
Dr. FRANCIS died January 7, 2000 at her residence. She was born June 29, 1914 in Prague, OK to W. B. and Mary

FRANCIS
Memorial services for Dr. Nell TREW FRANCIS, 85, are set for Thursday, January 13, 2000 at the Reed Cemetery in Myra, Cooke, TX with Dr. Andy BROCKELMAN officiating.
Dr. FRANCIS died January 7, 2000 at her residence. She was born June 29, 1914 in Prague, Lincoln Co., OK to W. B. and Mary TREW FRANCIS. Prior to her retirement, Dr. FRANCIS was on the faculty of Cooke County Coolege and Louisiana State University.
Survivors include her brother and sister-in-law,


January 18, 2000

NASH
Services for Mary Bernice RAMSEY NASH, 94 of Gainesville, Cooke, TX. at theTrinity Baptist Church with the Rev. Terry TOLBERT and the Rev. Jimmy WITHERS officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park under the direction of Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home of Ardmore, OK.
Mrs. NASH died Sunday, Jan. 16, 2000 in Denton, Denton, TX. She was born Oct. 19,1905 in Lannius to Thomas and Harden WATSON RAMSEY.
On Oct. 21,1925, she married Raymond Lenn NASH in Bonham, Tx. She was a long-time resident of Ardmore, Carter Co., OK., living there some 47 years before moving to Gainesville, TX. While living in Ardmore, she attended the Trinity Baptist Church and worked for the public schools as a cook.
Survivors include her sons, Bill, Jack and Joe NASH; brother John RAMSEY; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband on April 21, 1989, one brother and a sister.

LANG
Services for Opal Mae LANG, 81, of Callisburg, Cooke, TX are set for Thursday, January 20, 2000 at Vilott Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the Lakeview Cemetery at Marietta, OK. under the direction of the Clement-Keel Funeral Home of Gainesville, TX.
Mrs. LANG died Jan 17, 2000 at her residence. She was born Feb. 28,1918 in Oswalt, Love Co. OK to William Chester and Emma K. KNIGHT FAULKENBERRY. On Sept. 16, 1935 she married Oral Wayman LANG in Marietta, OK.
Survivors include her husband, Oral Wayman LANG; sons and daughters-in-law Michael Wayman and Patricia LANG; Rickie A. and Lisa LANG; daughter Billie MARSHALL; nine grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren; brothers, Albert "Shorty" FAULKLENBERRY and Ralph FAULKENBERRY and sister Pearl WALLACE.


January 2000

GRUBAUGH
Services for Roy GRUBAUGH, 50 were conducted Jan. 20,2000 in Oklahoma City. The Rev. Gary WAY officiated at a memorial service at the home of Mr. GRUBAUGH'S mother in Gainesville, Cooke. TX. Mr. GRUBAUGH died Jan. 14, 2000. He was born Dec.27, 1949 in Oklahoma City, OK.
Survivors include his wife, Tracy; brother, Tim; daughters Delano and Vicky; mother Caroline KIMBERLIN; sisters Kerry VAUGHAN, Angela SHELL and Gina GRUBAUGH.
Roy was preceded in death by his father Roy GRUBAUGH, Sr. formerly of Oklahoma City. Roy was a loving son and loved his family and will be dearly missed.


Jan 27, 2000

COLLEY
Services for William A. COLLEY, 82, of Ft. Worth, were conducted January 24, 2000 at St. John's Episcopal Church with the Rev. David KLEIN and the Rev. Willaim BELURY, officiating. Interment followed in Greenwood Memorial Park. Mr. COLLEY died Thursday, Jan. 20 after a long illness.
He was born July 24,1918, in Ardmore, OK to William Anthony and Lillian GLADNEY COLLEY. He was later adopted by his aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. William H. TYLER. He was a pilot during WWII and achieved the rank of major in the Army Air Corps. In 1943, he married Betty BEVAN of Ft.Worth.
Survivors include his wife, Betty BEVAN COLLEY; son William Tyler COLLEY, daughter Betty COLLEY BANKSTON and four grandchildren and one niece and one nephew.
Pallbearers are Ed BEVAN, Lional BEVAN III, Al LILLY, Bob LILLY, Bruce MUELLER and David RIDGEWAY.


January 28, 2000

REEVES
Love Co.. , Marietta
Services for Louise M. REEVES, 75 are set at Huber-Benson Funeral Home in El Reno, OK Jan. 28, 2000 with Dr. Robert LONG of St. Luke's United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will follow in Spring Creek Cemetery in Oklahoma City, OK under the direction of Huber-Benson Funeral Home.
Mrs. REEVES died Jan. 25, 2000 at her home. She was born Dec. 20, 1924 in Marietta, OK to Alfred Grady and Lois ELLIOT HENDRICKSON. She made her home in El Reno since 1971. She had been a member of St. Luke's United Methodist Church for 39 years.
Survivors include her husband, Kneeles, son Myron REEVES; daughter LaDonna MATHEWS; brothers, Alfred, Eugene, Virgil and Glen HENDRICKSON; sisters Genevia FULTON, Ann KRUSEMARK and Joyce COVINGTON; 3 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild and one great-great-grandchild.


February 7, 2000

WEBBER
Washington Co., Dewey
Services for Harold A. WEBBER, 88 of Gainesville, TX are pending at the Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home of Gainesville.l Burial will follow in Dewey, OK.
Mr. WEBBER died Feb. 7, 2000 at his residence. He was born Oct. 17, 1911 in Dewey, OK to William P. and Mary LEMONS WEBBER. He was a retired employee of ARCO Pipeline Company.
Survivors include his wife, Ruby WEBBER, sons, James, Harold and William WEBBER; daughters, Etta HOPKINS, Donna WALKER and Marilyn HEAD.


Feb. 10, 2000

STEVENS
Carter Co.

Services for Altus E. STEVENS, 81, of Saint Jo, Tx. are set for February 12, 2000 at Scott-Morris Chapel with C. E. COLE, officiating. Burial will follow in Center Point Cemetery.
Mr. STEVENS died Feb. 9, 2000 atthe Gaineville Convalescent Center, Gainesville, Cooke, Tx.
He was born August 23, 1918 in Carter Co. OK. to Luther STEVENS an Edna LAWLER. On March 16, 1986, he married Dorthy Fay AGEE in Nocona, TX. He was a retired school administrator and a former Lion and Elk. He was a Baptist and served in the Air Force from 1940-1945.
Survivors include his wife, Dorthy; son Robert M.; daughter Carol STEVENS; stepsons Trey and Glen MAXWELL; stepdaughter Myrna BRAWNER, 2 grandchildren and several step grandchildren and great grandchildren.


Feb. 13, 2000

MOORE
Love, Marietta

Services for Vinnie Marie MOORE, 77, of Gainesville, Cooke, TX are set for Monday, Feb.14, 2000 at Clement-Keel Funeral Home Chapel in Gainesville with the REv. Charles HITE, minister of the County Line Baptist Church and Bro. Robert BOONE, minister of New Hope Missionary Baptist officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Gainesville, TX
Mrs. MOORE died Friday, Feb. 11, 2000 at Gainesville Memorial Hospital. She was born Aug. 16, 1920 in Marietta, OK to James and Minnie SOUTHLAND McRAVIN. On May 29, 1935, she married Thomas MOORE in Pottsboro, Grayson, TX. She was a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include her son Gerald MOORE, daughter Yvonne LILE, 5 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren; brother Charlie DAVIS .
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1979 and son, Johnny MOORE in 1992.

WOOLSEY
Marshall, Madill
Services for Dovie V. WOOLSEY, 90, of Madill, OK. formerly of Whitesboro, Grayson, TX are set for Monday, Feb. 14, 2000 at the Huff Funeral Home of Whitesboro with David WOOLSEY officiating. Interment will follow in Dixie Cemetery in Grayson County under the direction of Huff Funeral Home.
Mrs. WOOLSEY died Friday, Feb. 11, 2000 in Madill, OK. She was born Feb.16, 1909 in Denison,Grayson, TX to Delbert and Lola E. STREEVES HARDEN. On Nov. 5, 1926, she married William J. WOOLSLEY in Gunter,TX. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Lebanon, OK.
Survivors include her sons, Glenn, Robert and David; daughters Louise CANTRELL and Margaret WILSON, 39 grandchildren, 73 great grandchildren and 16 great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband on Oct. 16, 1985. Pallbearers are grandsons.


Feb. 17, 2000

POPE - MURPHY
Pontotoc, Sulphur

Services for Edith Faye MURPHY POPE, 70, are set for Friday, Feb. 18, 2000 at Clement-Keel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Hubert WRIGHT, interim pastor of Hibbit Baptist Church officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery in Gainesville, Cooke, TX.
Mrs. POPE died Tuesday Feb. 15, 2000 at Gainesville Convalscent Center. She was born March 30, 1929 in Sulphur, OK to Albert and Cecil MOORE MURPHY. On Feb. 2, 1949, she married Raymond POPE in Gainesville. She was of the Baptist faith.  
Survivors include her husband, Raymond POPE, son, Keith POPE; daughter Debbie BEAVER, grandchildren Brandon, Holly and Jennifer; greatgrandchildren Blake and Blaire; brothers, Orvell Ray, Jimmie Albert and Eugene Paul MURPHY and sister Frances Fern SHOTWELL.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and brothers, Cecil Edward and Alan Roy MURPHY.
Pallbearers are Mark GUNTER, Terry GILBERT, Clegg HAZEL, Ray MURPHY, Don ROGERS and B. J. BURDEN. Honorary pallbearers are Jimmy LEHNERTZ and Harry CHARLES.

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