• Cleburne

    POOR, Donald Nov 15, 1932 – Jul 14, 2019

    Donald Lewis Poor passed away on July 14, 2019. A Ceremonial Service will be held at DFW National Cemetery in Dallas, Texas on Monday, July 22, 2019; 2:15 PM. Visitation Sunday, July 21, 2019 from 5 to 7 PM at Mountain Valley Funeral Home, Joshua, Texas. Donald proudly served his country in the U.S. Army as a combat medic. He often found himself enjoying the out of doors hunting or fishing. Donald retired from the Texas Department of Transportation. He is survived by daughter, Mary Craig and Roy of Cleburne; granddaughter, Elizabeth Barbee of Cleburne; great granddaughter Haley Aadley; Sister-in-Law, Janis Sneed and Patricia Brandon.

  • Cleburne

    Israel, Kelly

    Graveside service for Kelly Israel 54, of Cleburne will be conducted at 9:00 A.M., Friday, July 19, 2019 in Marystown Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8:00 P.M. Thursday at the funeral home. Kelly Israel passed away suddenly Sunday, July 14, 2019 in Clifton. He was born November 5, 1964 in Cleburne to Ralph and Mary (Gregory) Israel. Kelly married Adrienne Smith October 27, 2008 in Cleburne. He was a licensed irrigator and owned his own lawn company The Lawn Lady. He was a wonderful husband and father who loved spending time with his family and friends. Kelly is survived by his loving wife, Nikki Israel; daughters, Kara Israel, Hanna Israel; son,…

  • Cleburne

    Shiftar, Donald

    Funeral service for Lt. Col. Donald Shiftar, USAF (Ret.), 97, of Cleburne will be conducted at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, July 20, 2019 in the Rosser Funeral Home Chapel. Neal Logan will officiate. Burial with military honors will follow in Rosehill Cemetery. Pallbearers will be members of the United States Air Force. A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6-8:00 p.m., Friday, at Rosser Funeral Home. Lt. Col. Donald Shiftar, USAF (Ret.), passed away Sunday, July 14, 2019 in Cleburne. He was born December 7, 1921 in LaCrosse, WI to Julia “Ella” (Ruskayi) and John Shiftar. He married Margaret Balun on November 16, 1946 in New Buffalo, MI.…

  • Cleburne

    MCCORKLE, Mary

    Funeral services for Mary Alice Barr McCorkle, “Grandmama”, 88, of Cleburne, Texas will be conducted at 3:30 p.m., Friday, July 19, 2019 at Rosser Funeral Home chapel. Dr. Danny Crosby will officiate. A private family burial will follow in Cleburne Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers will be George Marshall, Perry Rosser, Chris Everett, Spencer Perry, Matt Olingy and Chance Rosser. Visitation for family and friends will be from 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., Friday, at the funeral home, prior to the service. Grandmama went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 in Fort Worth, Texas surrounded by her family. She was born January 13, 1931 in Cleburne…

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    Kelly Israel

    Graveside service for Kelly Israel 54, of Cleburne will be conducted at 9:00 A.M., Friday, July 19, 2019 in Marystown Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8:00 P.M. Thursday at the funeral home. Kell …

  • Cleburne

    Jeanne Battles

    Jeanne Battles, 93, passed away Friday, July 12, 2019 in Cleburne. Graveside service: 10:00 a.m. Friday, July 19, 2019, Rosehill Cemetery. Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Thursday.

  • Cleburne

    Bonnie Short

    Bonnie Short, 86, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2019 in Keene. Graveside service: 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, Laurel Land Memorial Park in Fort Worth.

  • Cleburne

    Glover

    Jackie Glover, 93, of Blum received her wings on Sunday, July 14, 2019, in Whitney, TX. Memorial services will be held at 10:00A.M., Friday, July 19, 2019 in the Crosier-Pearson Cleburne Chapel. …

  • Cleburne

    ATTERBURY, Lewis

    Lewis B. Atterbury, 93, of Benbrook, passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2019 in Fort Worth. Graveside services were held at 2:00 pm Saturday, July 13, 2019 with Rev. Mike Hannah officiating. Lewis Atterbury was born on December 6, 1925 in Energy, (Comanche County). To the late Lewis and Mollie Kearney Atterbury. He married Ruth Blakey on August 1, 1947 in Seagraves and she preceded him in death on November 5, 2018. Lewis served in the U.S. Army in the South Pacific during WWII. He retired as a Master Carpenter and Contractor after 63 years. He also farmed, ranched, and bought and sold real estate. Lewis was a lifelong Methodist and…

  • Cleburne

    HOUSER, Robert May 23, 1935 – Jul 12, 2019

    Robert James Houser passed away Friday, July 12, 2019, in Burleson, Texas at the age of 84. Visitation: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 10am to 11am in Laurel Land Chapel of Chimes. Service to follow at 11am. Burial to follow service. Robert “Bob” Houser was born May 23, 1935 in Pontiac, Michigan to the late Maurice and Dorothy Houser. Survivors: He is survived by his wife of 65 years, June Houser, of Cleburne, Texas; Son, Mike Houser, of Rowlett, Texas; Daughter, Kathy Moran and husband, Robert, of Watauga, Texas; Granddaughters, Amber Bewley and husband, Daniel, and Danielle Wheeler and husband, Logan; Great granddaughters, Linzi and Brooklyn Wheeler; Sister, Beverly Martens and…

  • Cleburne

    Dixie Sandefur

    Graveside service for Dixie Fay Redwine Sandefur will be conducted at 2:00 P.M., Sunday, July 14, 2019 in the Keene Memorial Park Cemetery. Dixie Fay Redwine Sandefur passed away July 13, 2019 …

  • Cleburne

    Chafin Swatzell, Joyce

    Service for Joyce Chafin Swatzell, 91 of Cleburne will be conducted at 10:30 A.M., Monday, July 15, 2019 at the First United Methodist Church. Burial will be private. Visitation will be 5-7:00 P.M. Sunday, July 14, 2019 at the funeral home. Joyce Chafin Swatzell passed away Thursday, July 11, 2019 in Cleburne. She was born August 12, 1927 in Cleburne to Ralph W. and Gurtha Mae (Graham) Chafin. Joyce married Dr. Monte Yale Swatzell on June 23, 1951 in Cleburne. Joyce graduated in 1944 from Cleburne High School. She worked in the state legislature in Austin with her sister, Cloyce after attending business school in Fort Worth. Joyce attended North…

  • Cleburne

    Joyce Swatzell

    Service for Joyce Chafin Swatzell, 91 of Cleburne will be conducted at 10:30 A.M,. Monday, July 15, 2019 at the First United Methodist Church. Burial will be private. Visitation will be 5-7:00 P. …

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    Alvis Conley

    Alvis Devon Conley, 80, of Cleburne passed away Saturday, July 6, 2019 in Cleburne. Memorial Service: 2:00 p.m. Thursday, July 11, 2019 at The Heights Church.

  • Cleburne

    Franklin, Michael

    Michael Robert Franklin, 42, passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends at THR Harris Downtown Hospital in Ft. Forth, TX on Thursday, July 4th, 2019 at 2:25 p.m. A celebration of his life will be held at Crosier-Pearson Cleburne funeral home in Cleburne, TX on Wednesday, July 10th at 10 a.m. with a visitation Tuesday, July 9th from 6-8 p.m. Michael was born at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas on March 18, 1977 to Sue Hawkins (Franklin) Zupancic and William Charles Franklin, Jr. Michael grew up in Leavenworth, Kansas and attended the University of Kansas, receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Education and a Master’s degree in Administration for Higher Education. He…

  • Cleburne

    BRUCE, Stephen

    Service for Stephen “Steve” Wayne Bruce, 66, of Cleburne will be conducted at 1:00 P.M., Thursday, July 11, 2019 at Henderson Street Baptist Church. The Reverend Eddie Freeman and Reverend Neale Oliver will officiate. Burial will follow in Rosehill Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Josh Bruce, Vincent Bradbury, Jacob Bruce, Aaron Rowlett, Chris Norris and Jason Abernathy. Honorary pallbearers will be Rick Baker, Scotty Scott, Rick Briscoe, Lee Noble, Steven Bradbury, Gary Bennett, Mike Cunningham and Mike Thomas. Visitation will be from 6-8:00 P.M., Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at Rosser Funeral Home. Stephen “Steve” Wayne Bruce passed away Saturday, July 6, 2019 in Fort Worth. He was born July 4, 1953…

  • Cleburne

    Ruby Barger

    Services for Ruby Jo Hanna Barger, 86, of Cleburne will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, July 11, 2019 in the Crosier-Pearson Cleburne Chapel. Dr. Don Shipman officiating. Burial will follow …