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Robert Glenn Armstrong

February 27, 1943 - December 1, 2021

Robert was born on February 27, 1943 and passed away on December 1, 2021. Robert was a resident of McKinney, TX. He was loved by many and will surely be missed .
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Mary Ann Schuchart

June 28, 1940 - November 29, 2021

Mary Ann Schuchart peacefully passed away November 29, 2021, in Princeton, Texas. She was born in Bath, New York on June 28, 1940, to parents John and Marian Huber. Growing up in the Washington, DC area, she met her husband of 58 years, Lawrence ("Larry") F. Schuchart. She worked as an administrative assistant for the Central Intelligence Agency prior to starting her family where she was a...
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John Allen Johnson

September 30, 1946 - November 22, 2021

John Allen Johnson, age 75, of Celina Texas, unexpectedly passed away on November 21, 2021. He was born on September 30, 1946, to J.D. Johnson and Jennie Marie Koss Johnson in Houston Texas at St. Joseph's Hospital. John graduated from Aldine High School in 1964. He attended the University Of Houston where he graduated with a degree in chemical engineering in 1969. He also received an MBA...
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Betty Dugger Brown

September 3, 1935 - November 21, 2021

Betty Dugger Brown of McKinney, Texas, passed away on Sunday, November 21, 2021 at Medical City McKinney with family by her side. She was 86 years old. Betty was born in McKinney, Texas on September 3, 1935 to Wylie B. Dugger and Massie Hays Dugger. After graduating from McKinney High School, she attended Abilene Christian University. Betty married Donald Edward Brown in 1955 and they...
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Billy Don Acy

June 29, 1954 - November 19, 2021

Billy Don Acy, age 67 of McKinney, Texas, died peacefully at his home surrounded by his loved ones on November 19, 2021. He was born on June 29, 1954 in Lindale, Texas to Thelma Acy and Pearlie B (Williams) Acy. Billy was a retired member of the United States Army and a member of The McKinney First Baptist Church. Billy is survived by his wife, Patricia Forest; children, Kodell Johnson, Bradley...
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Dianna Sue Purser

May 31, 1946 - November 11, 2021

Dianna Sue Purser, age 75 of McKinney, Texas, died peacefully at her home surrounded by her loved ones on November 11, 2021. She was born on May 31, 1946 in Itasca, Texas to John William and Leamone Rosetta (Ellis) Mitchell. Dianna married Bobby Glen Purser in 1962 in Hillsboro, Texas. She worked as a dietician and was a member of the Church of Christ. Dianna is survived by her two daughters,...
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Alex Manuel Perkins

August 24, 2001 - November 4, 2021

Alex Manuel Perkins, age 20, passed away on November 4, 2021 in McKinney, Texas. He was born on August 24, 2001 in Allen, Texas to Linda Marie Perkins.
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Joyce Ann Avery

July 24, 1946 - October 23, 2021

Joyce Ann Avery was born July 24, 1946 in Crossett, Arkansas to Earl Lee Sr. and Vertis Mae Henry Avery. Joyce Ann was preceded in death by her parents, siblings; Jeannette Tubbs Henry, Earl Lee Henry Jr., Anthony Louis Mills, niece Bronwyn L Avery and nephew baby Kerry L Drane. Joyce Ann spent her youth in Crossett, Arkansas and McKinney, Texas and attended Doty School and then FW Gross...
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Kadin Tyler Woolfolk

March 6, 2002 - October 22, 2021

Kadin Tyler Woolfolk , age 19, passed away Saturday, October 23, 2021 in Plano, Texas. Born on March 6, 2002 in Nashville, Tennessee, he had a life that was cut short by a tragic accident. To those who do not know Kadin, he appeared quiet and shy, and maybe even a little misunderstood. But to those who truly knew him, he was kind, humble, & highly intelligent. He was selfless and gave to anyone...
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Glenda Laverne Anderson

November 10, 1933 - October 8, 2021

Glenda Laverne Anderson, age 87, passed away peacefully on October 8, 2021. She was born on November 10, 1933 in Foster, Oklahoma to Paul and Cleo Ogden. Glenda and her husband Hubert "Andy" Anderson moved to Texas in 1955 and were married for 30 years. She enjoyed gardening, cooking for her family and listening to gospel music. Glenda is survived by her son Ronald Anderson and his wife...
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Eleanor Bonnell

January 22, 1929 - October 4, 2021

Eleanor Irene Bonnell, age 92, of Allen, Texas, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, October 4, 2021. She was one of eight children born to the late Roman and Lottie (Kowalski) Luczak on January 22, 1929 in Bay City, Michigan. She was a long-standing member of the Evangelical Free Church, serving the Lord in many areas of ministry and singing in the choir. While often passing the...
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Larry John Waldon

November 9, 1975 - October 1, 2021

Larry John Waldon, age 45, passed away peacefully on October 1, 2021 at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. Larry is survived by his wife, Mary Waldon and his mother, Betty Waldon. He loved hockey, motorcycles, and cars. We will always remember him as being a great husband, friend, and son. Larry had a great sense of humor. Friends and family are invited to attend a celebration of life on October...
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Jimmie Ray Powell

May 11, 1941 - September 30, 2021

Jimmie Ray Powell spent his whole life serving his Lord and savior Jesus Christ and on September 30, 2021 he cashed in the promises of God and went to heaven to live in the home prepared and waiting for him. Jimmie fought cancer and won this year as the doctors declared him in remission. He was still getting weaker and weaker but he kept on fighting. Undiagnosed mini strokes gradually worsened...
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Tresa Lorene Holt

June 18, 1957 - September 29, 2021

Tresa Lorene Holt, age 64, passed away peacefully at her home in Farmersville, Texas on September 29, 2021. She was born on June 18, 1957 in Dallas, Texas to Richard Shelby and Barbara Jean (French) Clardy. Tresa married Sylvester D. Holt in 1983 in Garland, Texas. She worked as a caregiver and a chef. Tresa had many nicknames that she was lovingly called by family and friends; TT, Tree, Terry,...
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Fernando Sanchez Franco

May 30, 1970 - September 27, 2021


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Oscar Castro Ochoa , Sr.

July 24, 1983 - September 25, 2021

Oscar Castro Ochoa was born on July 24, 1983 in McKinney, Texas and passed away on September 25, 2021 in McKinney, Texas. Oscar is survived by his wife of 18 years, Norceli Garcia Ochoa; his mother, Julia Ochoa; his sisters, Veronica and Beatrice; his brothers, Abel, Francisco, Joe, & Ramon; and his children, Oscar, Francisco, Nevaeh, Isaac, & Lorenzo. Oscar is preceded in death by his son,...
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Arthur Gene Pinkston

June 4, 1944 - September 25, 2021

Arthur Gene Pinkston, 77, born June 4, 1944 passed into the arms of Jesus Christ on September 25, 2021. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Lyna Underwood Pinkston; daughter, Teresa Cheshier; son, Rex Pinkston & Candy; sister, Peggy Lou Welsh; brother, Jackie Pinkston and wife La Vonne; grandchildren, Chris & Lauren Pinkston, Brandon Pinkston & Isabel, Gena and Jameison Patterson; and great...
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Steve Roberts

August 9, 1958 - September 20, 2021

Steve Allen Roberts passed away unexpectedly from health complications on September 20, 2021 in McKinney, TX. Steve was a loving husband, father, recent grandfather, friend and is now with his beloved Lord and Savior. Steve was born on August 9th, 1958 to Randall Roberts and Gladys Allen Roberts in Sandy Springs, Georgia. His favorite things in life were cooking, hunting, fishing, Georgia...
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Dalancea Armoni Cox

June 15, 1992 - September 18, 2021


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Oscar Lee Griffin

October 9, 1974 - September 17, 2021


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Blaine F. Leist

February 12, 1951 - September 11, 2021

Blaine Francis Leist passed away Saturday, September 11, 2021 at the age of 70. He was born on February 12, 1951 to Bruce and Patricia Leist in Phoenix, Arizona. He studied communications and journalism at New Mexico State University and later took several MBA classes at SMU. Blaine married Nelda Good Tucker on October 13, 2002. Blaine's work experience was quite extensive. He began his...
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Leathell McKinley "Kenny" Graves

July 15, 1960 - September 10, 2021

On Friday, September 10, 2021, our beloved son and brother, Leathell McKinley Graves, passed away at the age of 61. He was affectionately known as "Ken" or "Kenny." Kenny was born on July 15, 1960 to the late Eugene L. Graves and Willie Mae Graves in St. Louis, Missouri. He attended Hazelwood Central High School, Florissant Valley Community College, and the University of Texas in Dallas. He...
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Donald Eugene Parks

April 7, 1949 - September 9, 2021

Donald Eugene Parks, lovingly known as Eugene, was born on April 7, 1949 in Junction, Texas to Alex Eiler Parks and Lenora Inez (Lacey) Parks, and he passed away suddenly on September 9, 2021 in McKinney, Texas. Eugene loved being outdoors and hunting and fishing. He always had stories to tell, and he would go above and beyond to help anyone. Eugene enjoyed the mud races, rock climbing, and...
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Danny Smith

November 27, 1958 - September 8, 2021

Danny Roy Smith, age 62, of Princeton, Texas passed away on September 8, 2021, at his home with family. He was born November 27, 1958, in Albuquerque, New Mexico to Roy Smith and Anne (Ellsworth) Smith. Danny married Starla Smith on April 3, 1989, in Sherman, Texas. They were together for 37 years. Danny lived in Princeton for over 40 years and worked as a plumber and maintenance supervisor....
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Thomas Riley Hamby

September 22, 1936 - August 24, 2021

Thomas Riley Hamby passed away at the age of 84 on Tuesday, August 24, 2021. He was a loving and providing husband and father as well as a proud papa and great-grandpa. Tom was born in Denton County, TX on September 22, 1936, to Austin and Gladys Hamby. He would soon be joined by two younger sisters, Gail and Carol, with whom he maintained life-long loving ties. After graduating from...
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David Wayne Vanderford

March 20, 1941 - August 24, 2021

David Wayne Vanderford, lovingly known as "Pops", went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at the age of 80. He was born on March 20, 1941 in Sweetwater, Texas to Lonnie Aston and Mary (Carder) Vanderford. Pops had many hobbies he loved, which included archery, photography, golf, remote controlled airplanes, and anything his kids enjoyed. He loved sharing recipes,...
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Charles Fink

July 16, 1928 - August 23, 2021


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Emmaralda "Emmie" Ford

August 27, 1933 - August 19, 2021

Graveside Services for Emmie Ford, age 87 of Plano, Texas, are scheduled for 1:00 pm, Friday, September 3, 2021 in the DFW National Cemetery with Rev. Boyd Wood officiating. Services are under the direction of Charles W. Smith and Son's Funeral Home, located at 601 S. Tennessee Street, McKinney, Texas 75069, phone 972-562-7788. Mrs. Ford died on Thursday, August 19, 2021, at her home in Plano,...
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Andrew Tyler Williams

November 19, 1989 - August 19, 2021

Andrew Tyler Williams, 31, of Princeton, departed this life on the morning of August 19, 2021. Andrew was born on November 19, 1989 in Garland, Texas. Andrew resided in Princeton with his family for four years and had made a living for the last seven years as an automotive parts manager. Left to cherish his memory are his wife; Christine Lara Williams, children; Jocelyn Seumalo, Laila...
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Marie Annette "Tammy" Garcia-Garza

July 16, 1957 - August 12, 2021

Marie Annette Tammy Garcia-Garza of McKinney, Texas and Denver, Colorado passed away August 12, 2021 at the age of sixty-four. She was born on July 16, 1957 to Arturo Garcia and Cecelia Aragon of Denver, Colorado. Tammy's childhood and young adult life were spent in Denver, Colorado. She then traveled to McKinney, Texas where she met her husband, Robert E Garza, and they married in 1972. Robert...
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Hunter Thomas Kelly

December 22, 1989 - August 11, 2021

It is with deep sorrow and much love that we mourn the passing of Hunter Thomas Kelly of McKinney, Texas on August 11, 2021 at the age of 31 years. Hunter was born on December 22, 1989 in Bedford, Texas. He grew up in Bedford and graduated from Trinity High School in 2008. Hunter enjoyed running and was a member of the Cross Country team at Trinity. He attended University of Texas in Tyler. He...
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Dorothy Jean Steckline

February 1, 1926 - August 6, 2021

Dorothy Jean Steckline Born February 1, 1926 Died August 6, 2021 McKinney, Texas Dorothy Jean (Nevers) Steckline, age 95, peacefully passed away on August 6, 2021, and is now with her precious Lord and Savior. She was born on February 1, 1926, in Binghamton, New York, to Harry A. and Jessie (Culver) Nevers, and married Lloyd W. Steckline on June 25, 1944. Dorothy is preceded in death by her...
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Judith Ann Criss

December 12, 1942 - August 6, 2021

Judith "Judie" Ann Criss Judie Criss, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother was born December 12, 1942 in Canton, OH and died August 6, 2021 in Savannah, TX. Judie is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, William "Bill" Criss, daughter Tina (Robert) Commings of Canton, OH, son William (Kanisha) Criss of Mesa, AZ, son Mark (Pam) Criss of McKinney, TX, and sister Kathy ...
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Angela Suzette Qumsiyeh

May 11, 1961 - August 1, 2021

Angela Suzette Qumsiyeh (Dutton) was born on May 11, 1961 in Gadsden, Alabama to Donald & Patricia Dutton, and went to be with her Lord on August 1, 2021 in McKinney, Texas. Angela was a devoted Southern Baptist who loved life and lived happily with her family in Anna, Texas for 23 years. She will be dearly missed by all.
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Jackie Ray Jones

October 11, 1940 - August 1, 2021

Jackie R. Jones, 80, of Blue Ridge, TX, passed peacefully from this life on August 1, 2021. He was born in McKinney, TX on October 11, 1940 and attended McKinney schools, he received his diploma while serving in the Air Force 1960-64. He was an active member of the Sherman, TX Church of Christ. He worked for 35 years as an auto and diesel mechanic, the last 22 years of his career as a...
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Edward William Fitzsimmons

May 30, 1947 - July 30, 2021

Ed Fitzsimmons was born in Springfield, IL to Edward Francis and Betty Fitzsimmons. He went to Griffin High School, graduating in 1965, where he met his future wife, Monica Gant Fitzsimmons. He then went on to earn a degree in 1969 from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, where he was a member of Kappa Sigma Fraternity. His love for the Fighting Illini endured his entire life. Ed was...
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Sterling Ray Lester, "Tadpole"

July 17, 2021 - July 17, 2021

Sterling Ray Lester, affectionately called "Tadpole", was born on July 17, 2021 in McKinney, Texas to Cynthea Nichole Beltran & Chance Ray Lester. Baby Sterling went to be with his Lord the very same day, on July 17, 2021. He is preceded in death by Laura Christina "Nawnaw" Recer, and many other loved ones. He is survived by his mother, Cynthea Beltran; father, Chance Lester; sister, Yzabella...
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John William Francis

June 14, 1946 - July 11, 2021

John William Francis recently celebrated his 75th Birthday! He was born in Indianapolis, IN on Flag Day, June 14, 1946. John was proud to say that he shared his birthday with former President Trump. His parents were George William Francis and Emma Cook. And, like his father, he was an only child. John went to be with our Lord and Savior on Sunday, July 11, 2021. He passed away very...
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Doris Allene Roberts

October 13, 1939 - July 10, 2021

Doris Allene (Rish) Roberts, age 81, of Fairview, Texas, went to be with her Lord and Savior on July 10, 2021. She was born on October 13, 1939 in Columbia, South Carolina, to Julius and Grace (Hussey) Rish. She was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Fred W. Roberts; their two daughters Gwen (Mitch) McKenzie of Houston, Texas, and Pamela Braddy of...
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Sharon Kay Fitzgerald

April 4, 1942 - July 2, 2021

Sharon Kay Fitzgerald was born on April 4, 1942 in West Des Moines, Iowa to Ray Matherly & Vivian Phares. She passed away at home on July 2, 2021 to be with her Lord and reunited with loved ones. She is preceded in death by her parents, Ray Matherly & Vivian Phares; brothers, Alfred Phares, James Matherly & Ray Matherly Jr; step-son, John Stish(Maureen); and grandson, Timothy Stish. Sharon...
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Caroline Costanzo-Bradford

March 3, 1930 - June 28, 2021

Ms. Caroline Julia Costanzo-Bradford passed away, surrounded by family, in the early morning hours of June 28, 2021. Caroline was born March 3, 1930 in Henrietta, Ohio to Stephen and Anna Szabo Greszler. Before retirement Caroline made a living as an LVN in the nursing industry for over 50 years, and she was also the greatest Mom and homemaker. She resided in McKinney in the New Hope area for...
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Alan Lee Luttrall

April 15, 1951 - June 26, 2021

Alan Lee Luttrall was born April 15, 1951 to Gerald Fisher and Bobbie Hale, in McKinney, Texas, and passed away suddenly on June 26th, 2021 at his home in Blue Ridge, Texas. Alan was preceded in death by his father, Gerald Fisher, his mother, Bobbie Hale, and his beloved wife, Linda Lou Kinman Luttrall. Alan was survived by his children, Laura Brewer of Pittsburg, Texas, Daniel Luttrall of...
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Valorye Carroll

January 19, 1966 - June 21, 2021

Valorye Lathram Carroll, 55, of McKinney, Texas passed away on June 21, 2021 in McKinney, Texas. She was born January 19, 1966 in Childress, Texas to Burton and Jo Ann Lathram. Later in life, she moved to McKinney, Texas and resided there these past 14 years with family. Valorye was a nanny and a childcare worker. Working with children brought her great joy and she was dearly loved by...
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Michael LaFon

March 17, 1974 - June 21, 2021

Michael Wayne LaFon was born March 17, 1974 in Richardson, Texas to Larry and Marilyn Horton Lafon. He married Becky Elliott on July 19, 2008. Michael graduated from Princeton High School. Michael was a over-the-road truck driver who traveled to many states. He never met a stranger and would help anyone out, from changing tires or giving the shirt off his back. Family was number one to him...
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Jerry W. Smith

June 24, 1940 - June 20, 2021

Jerry William Smith was born June 24, 1940, in McKinney, Texas to William H. (Buddy) & Florene Smith and went to be with the Lord on June 20, 2021. He was raised in McKinney and graduated from McKinney High school in 1959. On October 17, 1962, Jerry married Sharon Kay Mitchell in Murphy, Texas. Together they had five children. Jerry was a Master Mechanic and taught automotive Mechanics...
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Earline Oliver

January 25, 1937 - June 19, 2021

Earline Oliver, called Ollie by her coworkers and some close friends & Baby Rose as a young girl, was born on January 25, 1937 in Panola, Alabama to Lueaner (Thomas) Jones & Burl Oliver. She went on to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 19, 2021. Earline is preceded in death by her father, Burl Oliver; mother, Lueaner Jones; brother, Lenoid Oliver; & sister, Darlene. She is survived by her...
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Katie Linsteadt Kennedy

December 30, 1934 - June 18, 2021

Katie was born in Oklahoma on December 30, 1934 and departed this life on June 18, 2021 after a courageous battle with dementia with her family by her side. She was raised in Denison, TX and relocated to the HEB area in the 60's. She worked for the HEB ISD as an administrative assistant from 1967 and retired in 1997. She then relocated to McKinney TX and worked at the Collin County Senior Center...
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Juanita Teater

March 9, 1965 - June 16, 2021


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Joe Mack Thomas

July 16, 1943 - June 11, 2021

Joe Mack "Papa" Thomas was born on July 16, 1943 in Yantis, Texas to Woodard O. & Ina Lucille Thomas and passed away peacefully on June 11, 2021. Joe is preceded in death by his parents, W.O. & Lucille Thomas; & his wife and mother of his children, Ellen "Elaine" Thomas. He is survived by his three sons, Johnny "Mack" Thomas (Brenda), Robert "Christopher" Thomas (Candy), and Joe "Scott"...
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Robert Kanady

December 5, 1967 - June 8, 2021

Robert Paul Kanady passed away on June 8, 2021 at the age of 53 in his hometown of McKinney, Texas. His battle with cancer in this recent year showed his courage of facing life challenges with strength. Despite the pain, Robert came out a hero and stayed strong until the end. He passed peacefully surrounded by loved ones who will continue to honor his legacy by living their lives to the fullest ...
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Mary Belle Findley-McIlroy

April 11, 1926 - June 4, 2021

Mary Belle Elliott Mary Belle Elliott also fondly called Babe, was born April 11th, 1926 in McKinney TX to Sam Houston Elliot and Sally Belle Elliot. Mary Belle went to be with the Lord and Angels June 4th 2021. She was proceeded in death by her husband of over 20 years Clark Allen Findley and most recent late husband of over 3 years Dale Mcllroy, both her loves in which she met while...
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Kirkor Ender

June 5, 1954 - June 2, 2021

Kirkor "Kirk" Ender was born June 5,1954 in Istanbul, Turkey to Taniel Korkuklouglu & Elisavet Dimitriadis and went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 2, 2021. Kirkor is preceded in death by his father, Taniel Korkuklouglu. He is survived by his wife, Natalia Ender; his son, Daniel Kirk Ender & Daughter-In-Law Laurie Delgado; his daughter, Elizabeth Lucy Smith & Son-In-Law Jamaal Smith;...
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Matthew David Bill

April 18, 1995 - May 30, 2021

Matthew David Bill was born April 18, 1995 in Oakville, Ontario, Canada to Michael & Janet Bill and passed away suddenly on May 30, 2021. He is survived by his parents, Michael & Janet, and his sister, Stephanie with her daughter (his niece) Ashlee. He is also survived by his long-time girlfriend, Shelby. Finally, he is survived by his many close friends, uncles, aunts, and cousins from around...
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Jimmy Lee Hill

January 30, 1939 - May 29, 2021

Jimmy Lee Hill Sr. of Greenville, Texas passed away May 29, 2021 at the age of 82. He was born January 30, 1939 to Grady Hill and Jewel Leon Chaddick Hill in Sulphur Springs, Texas. Jim was employed to LTV energy Products as a machinist and foreman for many years. He was of the Christian faith. He is survived by his 5 children, 8 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, 1 sister, 3 sisters-in-law...
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Emma Peraldo

May 4, 1944 - May 26, 2021

Plano, Texas Emma June Hill Peraldo May 4, 1944 – May 26, 2021 Mrs. Emma June Hill Peraldo went to be with her heavenly Father on May 26, 2021 in Plano, TX. She was the daughter of the late Willard B. (Bill) and Willie B. Hill and was born and raised in Bluefield, WV. She was married to Roger W. Peraldo for 57 years and the mother of "The 3 A's." Daughters include Angela B. Thompson ...
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Luis Melendez

May 29, 1971 - May 18, 2021

Luis Melendez was born on May 29, 1971 in McKinney, Texas to Guadalupe D & Guadalupe Melendez, and passed away on May 18, 2021. He is preceded in death by Angelita & Eduardo Delgado, Juanita Hernandez, and Rolando Melendez. Luis is survived by his parents, Guadalupe D & Guadalupe Melendez; son, Mark Melendez; brothers, Carlos Melendez & wife Elizabeth, Ignacio Melendez, and Manuel Melendez;...
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Howard Rogers Francis

May 11, 2021

Howard Rogers Francis left his body peacefully while sleeping May 11th, 2021 one month after his 94th birthday. The youngest of 4 children, his family moved to Poplar Bluff, Mo when he was in the 5th grade. He graduated in 1945 from PBHS where he lettered every year in football and track. After high school he joined the United States Merchant Marines and served on the SS Grants Pass during...
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Juan Lee Jones

June 7, 1969 - May 11, 2021

Juan Lee Jones was born June 7th, 1969 in Norfolk, Virginia to Mary Jones and Herbert Philpotts. He passed away May 11, 2021 in Allen, Texas. He is survived by his wife, Yumi Kijima and son, Zion. Also by three sisters: Valerie Berry (Lewis) of Colonial Heights, VA; Leila Copes of San Diego, CA; Belinda Porter of Stanton, CA; and two brothers, Clarence Jones, Jr. of Monument, CO; and Keith...
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Eddy Marie Free

August 6, 1935 - May 8, 2021

Eddy Marie Free was a wondeful caring wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, and friend. She was an independent and strong lady. She left this world on May 8th, 2021, at age 85. Eddy loved spending time on the road in an RV going places and seeing family. Her and her late husband Don went all over the USA. She loved going to the beach. Her favorite things were family gatherings...
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Lisa Mann

March 3, 1967 - May 2, 2021

Lisa Marie Mann, age 54, passed away suddenly on Sunday, May 2, 2021. Lisa was born in Mendota, IL on March 3, 1967 to Arthur and Helen (Briggs) Mann. She was raised in Keokuk, IA before moving to Dallas. She graduated from Keokuk High School in 1985 and then obtained her education degree from McMurray College in 1989. As a child, Lisa struggled with hearing loss, which led to her passion for...
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Aidain Jerome Smith

April 30, 2021 - April 30, 2021

Aidain J. Smith (A.J.) was born on April 30, 2021 in McKinney, Texas to Kia Smith & Joshua Redding, and went to be with his Lord on April 30, 2021. He is preceded in death by his grandad, Jason Smith; uncle, A.J. Smith; & great-great grandmother, Daisy Mae Spann. Aidain is survived by his mom, Kia Smith; dad, Joshua Redding; big sister, Ailani Redding; big brother, Cade Redding; grandma,...
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Cecil Donald Nance, Jr.

August 26, 1950 - April 20, 2021

Cecil Donald Nance Jr., 70, of Farmersville, Texas, passed away in McKinney, Texas on April 20, 2021. He was born in Plano, Texas August 26, 1950 to Cecil Sr. and Ruby Seabolt Nance. Cecil Jr. became a proud 9th generation Collin County resident. Cecil resided in Farmersville for 36 years, the last 21 of which were spent with the love of his life, Jolene Zager Nance. Before retirement, he...
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Arnold L. Lechner

June 3, 1975 - April 19, 2021

Arnold Louis Lechner, also known as "Arnie" passed away peacefully at his home in Anna on April 19th, 2021. Arnie was born June 3rd, 1975 in Melrose Park, Illinois to Delores Russo and Claud Lechner. He had a passion for football, basketball and baseball, his favorite teams were the Chicago Bears and Cubs. He took great pride in coaching his son's sports team and loved spending time with family...
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Paul Ernest Roblee

March 19, 1947 - April 10, 2021

Paul Ernest "Skip" Roblee, 74, of McKinney, TX, Died in his home Saturday April 10, 2021. Paul had moved back to Texas October 2008 to live his retirement with his Daughter Lailani Roblee Rumfield, Son-in-Law Michael Rumfield, Grandson Alexander Paul Rumfield, and Granddaughter Victoria Cadence Rumfield. Born in Warsaw, NY, Paul joined the Army at 17 years old and served his country for 10...
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Nova Lynn Stevenson

April 7, 2021 - April 8, 2021

Honorary Pallbearers are Dominique, Jacob, and Zion Stevenson.
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Nancy Ann Howell

August 31, 1934 - March 23, 2021

Nancy Ann Short Howell was born August 31, 1934 in Ennis, Texas (Ellis County) to James Loy Short & Ruby Viola Bullard Short and passed away peacefully to be with her Lord on March 23, 2021. Nancy is preceded in death by her husband, Gaines "Pete" Howell; mother, Ruby Bullard Short; father, James Loy Short; brother, Thomas Loy Short; and brother, Billy Wayne Short. She is survived by her nieces...
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Vivian Aime Aguilar

January 6, 1997 - March 21, 2021

Vivian Aime Aguilar (Vivi) was born January 6, 1997 in Carrollton, Texas to Laurel Aguilar Puentes & Cornelio Aguilar. She passed away suddenly on March 21, 2021. Vivian is survived by her mother, Laurel Aguilar Puentes; her father, Cornelio Aguilar; and her three younger siblings, Laura Judith Aguilar, Michael Izel Aguilar, & half-brother, Leo Aguilar. Vivi will be remembered for her vibrant...
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Doris S. Nelson

April 12, 1944 - March 20, 2021

Doris S. Nelson was born April 12, 1944 in Opelika, Alabama to James Eugene Sizemore & Lela Fuller Sizemore. Doris went to be with her Lord on March 20, 2021. She is preceded in death by her parents, James & Lela Sizemore; brothers, James P. Sizemore of Ft. Worth, & Herbert Posey of N. Richland Hills; sister Sarah Yvonne Posey, & Floyd Lox. Doris is survived by her husband, Doyle W. Nelson;...
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Chad Aaron Knecht

October 25, 1972 - March 19, 2021

Chad Aaron Knecht passed on to his heavenly home March 19th, 2021. Chad's early years were spent in Louisburg, KS and later moved to Raymond, MS where he graduated from Byram Attendance Center. He received his Bachelor's Degree from Belhaven University in Jackson, MS and his Doctorate from Kansas City University of Medicine. Chad had a way with everyone he met. You couldn't help but...
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William Joseph Arnold, Sr.

January 17, 1962 - March 14, 2021

William "Yankee Bill" Joseph Arnold Sr., 59, of Princeton, Texas passed away March 14, 2021 at his home. William was born January 17, 1962 in Kankakee, Illinois to Shirley Arnold. He went on to graduate from Herscher High School, and never married, but had 2 sons. He was an amazing son and father and a great friend to all. William was employed at Shapiro Center in Illinois until he hurt...
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James Clyde Tilton

March 29, 1952 - March 13, 2021

James Clyde Tilton, affectionately known as Mr. Cool Guy or Granddad to his grandchildren, was born on March 29, 1952 in McKinney ,Texas to Margaret Gibson & Clyde Tilton. He went to be with his Lord on March 13, 2021. He is preceded in death by his parents, Margaret & Clyde; & his beloved dog, Peanut Tilton. James is survived by his daughter, Lauren Tuggle & husband, Branden; son, Aaron Tilton...
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Polly Lue Schulte

April 21, 1941 - March 12, 2021

Polly Lue Golden was born April 21, 1941 in Tyler, Texas to Oscar Lee Golden & Mae Bell Golden. She went to be with the Lord on March 12, 2021. Polly is preceded in death by her parents, Oscar Lee & Mae Bell Golden; husband, Johnny Ted Schulte; sister, Merlene; brothers, Thurman & Billy Joe; and grandson, Bobby Lee Schulte. Polly is survived by her sons, Johnny, Steve (Sara), & Larry;...
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Ryan Lee Rivera

November 14, 1992 - March 11, 2021

Ryan Lee Rivera, 28, of Floresville, Texas passed away March 11, 2021 in San Antonio, Texas. Ryan was born November 14, 1992 in San Antonio to James Patrick Rivera and Jonnie McCalib. Ryan graduated from Anna High School in Anna, Texas and then attended college where he became a Certified Nursing Assistant in which he was able to give back to those in need. He resided in Floresville for the...
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Joveeta Seals Hicks

December 22, 1948 - March 10, 2021

Joveeta was born in McKinney, Texas December 22, 1948 and graduated at McKinney High School. Joveeta's Activities in her Youth: McKinney High Debate Team, Drama Class and loved to sew, crochette and began cooking. Joveeta dedicated her life to the LORD at a very young age. Joveeta was a faithful member and worked diligently at Shiloh C.O.G.I.C. (McKinney), North Park C.O.G.I.C....
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Ansalmo Trevino

April 22, 1954 - March 10, 2021

Ansalmo Trevino, 66, of Allen, Texas passed away March 10, 2021 in McKinney, Texas. He was born April 22, 1954 to Manuel and Loenires Villalobos-Prieto Trevino in Morton, Texas. Ansalmo was of the Baptist faith, and was a hard-worker, earning a living for he and his family as a landscaper. He loved to go to Bingo, and also passed the time peacefully fishing and going on camping adventures,...
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Thomas Ernest Boesch

October 16, 1934 - March 7, 2021

Thomas E. Boesch passed away on March 7, 2021 in McKinney, Texas. He was 86 years old. He was the son of the late Ernest and Gertrude Boesch of Prospectville, PA. He was born on October 16, 1934 in Philadelphia, PA, but spent most of his younger years in Bucks and Montgomery Counties. He graduated from Hatboro-Horsham High School in 1952. He married Phyllis M. Plank on January 29, 1955 at St....
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Bonnie Blanche Howell

September 20, 1937 - March 4, 2021

Bonnie Howell passed away peacefully on March 4, 2021, in McKinney, Texas. Bonnie Blanch Hollandsworth was born September 20, 1937 in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains in a place called Indian Valley. She was next to the oldest of six children born in eight years. Bonnie's mother, Dorthulia Josephine Simpkins was the youngest of ten children and her father, Carl Martin Hollandsworth,...
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Floyd "Papa" Stevenson

October 11, 1953 - March 3, 2021

Floyd "Papa" Edward Stevenson was born October 11, 1953 in Midland, Texas to Helen Marie (Sullivan) Stevenson and Floyd Mack Stevenson. He went to be with his Lord and Savior on March 3, 2021, after a month-long battle with Covid-19. He is preceded in death by his mother and father and brother Bruce Wendell Stevenson. He is survived by his wife Mona Charlene Stevenson; daughter Brianna...
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Steven G. Hill

April 10, 1954 - March 3, 2021

Steven Gregg Hill "Steve" was born April 10, 1954, in San Angelo, Texas to Elbert "Speck" Sylvester Hill and Emma "Margaret" (Williamson) Hill. Steve went to be with the Lord on March 3, 2021. He was the fourth of Speck and Margaret's five children. Steve is preceded in death by his mother and father, and is survived by the following loved ones: His daughter Tracy Hill of McKinney; His daughter...
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Deborah Kay Shoap

October 9, 1958 - February 28, 2021

Deborah Shoap, of Frisco, TX, passed away on Sunday, February 28th, 2021 at the age of 62. Deborah was born October 9, 1958 in Alma, Michigan. She grew up, the youngest of five sisters and one younger brother, whom she doted on. She was fiercely independent, highly inquisitive, full of life and love, and always ready to laugh. Her sweet smile and feisty spirit engaged all who met her. At...
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Doris Dickinson

August 27, 1947 - February 24, 2021

Doris passed away on 24 February at 9:30 at Victoria Gardens Nursing Home. She was a resident of Frisco, Texas, previously living with her daughter Tamara and her family. She was born in Marion Indiana to her parents Bill and Juanita Hersey. Up until the mid-1950s her and her 3 sisters lived in Marion, Indiana near her maternal grandparents. The family moved to Mitchell, South Dakota, home of...
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Patricia Fleeger

July 23, 1929 - February 24, 2021

Patricia was born in Maud, OK to George and Joan Johnson. She became a big sister to Donald and Marilyn moving from town to town during the Texas wildcat years. She graduated from Midland High School and attended Mary Hardin in Abilene, TX. Pat married Wayne Roberts and her first child Mike Roberts came into her life. Being simply too young, they divorced. In 1955 Pat married Thomas H....
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Kendall Jordan Hibbs

March 30, 1960 - February 22, 2021

It is with great sadness that the family of Kendall Jordan Hibbs announces his passing on February 22, 2021 after a brief illness, at the age of 60 years. Kendall will be lovingly remembered by his sisters, Gwenn Hibbs, Kelcie Hibbs, B. Janet Hibbs and his brother-in-law Earl Marsh, and his nephews Jared and William Marsh. Following his graduation from Richardson High School, Kendall obtained a B...
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Kenneth Devon Mayberry

June 24, 1973 - February 20, 2021

Kenneth Devon Mayberry's impact on the lives of those he loved was anything but ordinary, so it's only befitting his final story be told in a non-traditional way as well. On June 24, 1973 Lorraine Mayberry, a young single mother just shy of her 19th birthday went into labor at Dyersburg General Hospital in Dyersburg, TN. She was expecting to give birth to one child but God had a different plan. ...
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Duane Elwin Rosengartner

January 5, 1945 - February 18, 2021

Duane E. Rosengartner, our beloved uncle, passed away on February 18, 2021 in Greenville, Texas. He was a resident of Emory Texas and loved living at the lake. He was born January 5, 1945 in Sioux City, Iowa to Donald L. and Helen J. (Arnold) Rosengartner. Duane Rosengartner attended high school at South Sioux City High School class of 1963. Duane worked after High School at Arnold and...
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Pamela (Pam) Renee Kindle McBroom

February 24, 1966 - January 23, 2021

Pamela (Pam) Renee Kindle McBroom of Princeton, Texas was born on February 24, 1966 to David Cedric Kindle & Linda Cates Kindle in McKinney, Texas. Pam passed away on January 23, 2021 in McKinney, Texas at the age of 54. Pam is survived by one son, Joshua Doyle McBroom and wife, Cassie of Princeton, Texas; one daughter, Jessica May McBroom of McKinney, Texas; one sister, Tracy Thomas of...
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Delores Smith

March 21, 1957 - January 22, 2021

Delores Gunter Smith was born March 21, 1957 in McKinney, Texas to Haskell (Cotton) and Catherine Gunter. After a short battle with cancer, she passed away on January 22, 2021 at the age of 63 surrounded by her loved ones. She was preceded in death by her parents, a niece, a grandson and a great-granddaughter. She is survived by her children Kristy Wallace and husband Brian of Prosper,...
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Sara B Winholt

June 28, 1933 - January 14, 2021

Ms. Sara B Winholt of Dallas, Texas and formerly of McKinney, Texas passed away the evening of January 14, 2021. Please visit the link below to make a donation in Sara's name to the Texas State Library & Archives Commission Talking Books Program for the Blind https://interland3.donorperfect.net/weblink/weblink.aspx?id=4&name=E14844
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Andrew Elias Sanchez

January 12, 2021 - January 12, 2021

Andrew Elias Sanchez was born asleep on January 12, 2021 in Frisco, Texas to parents Kevin Sanchez and Nathalie Salicup. Andrew's family and friends to the family will always hold his memory dear and near to their hearts, and he will forever be remembered.
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Findley Park

December 6, 1935 - January 10, 2021

K. Findley Park, 85, of McKinney, passed away on January 10, 2021, living independently and loving his family. Findley was born on December 6, 1935 in Ririe, Idaho to Ellen Elvina Dutson and Leonard Grove Park. He is survived by his daughter, Sabrina Decker Shipley (James); his grandchildren, Steven Holbrook, Zakarie Wayman, Astraea Wayman, Noah Shipley and Raiden Shipley. He is also...
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Carolyn Rigby

January 18, 1947 - January 9, 2021


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James Leonard, Sr.

March 19, 1939 - January 3, 2021

James "Jim" J. Leonard Sr., age 81, of Allen, TX, died January 3rd, 2021, after a brief illness. Jim was born to Paul and Philomena Biondi Leonard on March 19, 1939, in Scranton, Pennsylvania. During childhood, his family moved to Connecticut where he attended Waltersville Elementary and Harding High School. As a teenager, he met and fell in love with Margaret "Peggy" Fritzie; they were...
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Billy Fred Kissinger

August 18, 1928 - December 31, 2020

Billy Fred Kissinger born to Johnnie and Bertha Kissinger 8-18-28 passed on to his Heavenly home on 12-31-2020 at the age of 92. Bill lived a long healthy and happy life alongside his wife of 63 years Doris Jean Kissinger until her passing in 2009. They shared many fun adventures as they traveled the U.S. together in their motor home during retirement . Together they had three children; John...
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James Kemp

September 24, 1950 - December 29, 2020

James (Jim) Kemp of McKinney, Texas passed away at his home on Dec 29, 2020 at the age of 70. He was born on Sept 24, 1950, in Bentonville, AR. He was number 5 of 6 children born to Richard (Dick) and Muriel Kemp. At age 7, his family moved to CA. They lived in various towns but Jim had fond memories of being able to walk to Knotts Berry Farm before they charged admission. He also really enjoyed...
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John Dale Fooshee

August 3, 1931 - December 28, 2020

John Dale Fooshee, 89, passed away on Monday, December 28, 2020, at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, Texas. A native of Houston and the youngest of 4 children, Dale was born on August 3, 1931, to Samuel Jefferson Fooshee and Elizabeth Smith Fooshee. Dale played basketball at both Lamar High School (class of 1948) and Texas A&M. He later became a member of Kappa Sigma Fraternity at the University...
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Paul Davidson

November 3, 1958 - December 27, 2020

Paul Allan Davidson passed away on December 27, 2020, at the age of 62 Paul is preceded in death by his parents, Rollo and Mary Jane Davidson and his brother, Skip Davidson. He is survived by his loving wife, Colleen (Kelly) Aljoe Davidson of 34 years. They were married in Grapevine, Texas on March 22, 1986. Paul is lovingly remembered by his brothers, Gary of Colorado, Mark of San...
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John Trei, Jr.

March 10, 1931 - December 25, 2020

John E. Trei, 89, of Rockford Illinois, passed away on Friday, December 25, 2020 at Anthology of Stonebridge Ranch, McKinney, TX. John E. Trei was born in Sibley, Iowa on March 10, 1931. He grew up and attended high school in Marshall, Minnesota graduating in 1949. John later attended South Dakota State University in Brookings, South Dakota and graduated with a Bachelors of Science in...
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Joseph Leo Clark

December 10, 1936 - December 18, 2020

Joseph Leo Clark passed away on December 18, 2020 in Prosper, Texas, at the age of 84. He died unexpectedly of natural causes, though his family and his doctor believe it was from a broken heart on the recent loss of his wife of 60 years just 11 days prior. Joe was born to Tishie and Leo Clark in 1936 in Trumann, Arkansas. He was the oldest of 5 siblings and he loved them dearly. He is...
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Mary Irene Dunn

January 14, 1971 - December 15, 2020

Mary Irene Dunn passed away on December 15, 2020 at the age of 49 from complications associated with COVID-19. Mary was born on January 14, 1971 in Houston, Texas. She graduated from McKinney High School with the class of 1989. She attended Collin County Community College, where she earned an associates degree. She also attended Ole Miss for a year. Mary is survived by her son, Seth, her...
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Roy Don Miller

March 13, 1935 - December 11, 2020

Roy Don Miller was born in Melissa, Texas on March 13, 1935 and went home to his heavenly home on December 11, 2020. His parents were A.O. Miller and Viola Mae Pruett. He was preceded in death by his older brother Johnny Lee Miller and is survived by his older brother Ray Dean Miller. He was married to the love of his life Jo Ann Miller for 64 years before she went to her heavenly home. Roy...
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