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    O'CONNOR, Marvin

    Marvin O’Connor, 83, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. He was born Nov. 30, 1935 in Longville, Louisiana. He owned and operated a trucking business here in Corsicana from 1982 to 2008 before retiring. He was an associate member of VVA Chapter 1009 and he and his wife Jean started the organization Angels of Corsicana Troop Support which they have been involved in for 19 years and Marvin was vice president. He is survived by his wife, Jean of Corsicana; six children, Professor Kathy Eaton, Marvin O’Connor, Jr., Shannon L. O’Connor, Patricia E. O’Connor, Reverend Sean P. O’Connor and Melanie Chrystal O’Connor; step-children, Holly M. Swerline, Teresa M. Barth…

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    Barber, Raymond

    Raymond Leroy Barber, 95 of Corsicana, passed away Oct. 17, 2019 at his home. He was born July 18, 1924 in Alma to Fountain Edgar Barber and Rachel Shue Barber. Raymond retired from Oil City Iron Works and also retired from Texas Youth Commission. Raymond was a hard worker, he enjoyed carpentry work and working with his hands. His biggest enjoyment was spending time with his children and grandchildren. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend. He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife Dealey; two sons, Kenneth and Alan Barber; two grandsons, Kenneth Jason Barber and Shane Barber; son-in-law, Jim Phillips; brothers, Willie Barber, Fountain…

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    Farmer, Jimmy

    Jimmy Ray Farmer, 85 of Kingsland passed away Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. He was born Sept. 13, 1934 in Purdon, Texas to Guy R. Farmer and Evelyn Butler Farmer. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Corsicana. Jimmy retired from Ford Motor Company in Dallas and the U.S. Postal Service. He enjoyed woodworking and was a Texas Ranger Baseball fan. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jane Farmer; parents, Guy and Evelyn Farmer and sister, Elizabeth McCrory. He is survived by three children, Karen Denny and husband Dale, Susan Barnhill and husband Mark and Shari Hornback and husband Robert; brother, Leslie Farmer; grandchildren, Sarah, Chris, Addison,…

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    Soileau,, Julius

    Julius Lawrence Soileau, 89, of Corsicana went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Julius was born on May 15, 1930 in Oberlin, Louisiana to the late Lawrence and Media Soileau. After graduating from Mamou High School, Julius joined the Air Force in 1947 and served in the Alaskan Region until 1951. Julius’s Air Force Service led to his working with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Weather Service in the New Orleans, Louisiana and Houston, Texas headquarters until his retirement in 1986. Julius and Irene married on April 25, 1953 and together raised a family of six children. Julius was a devout Catholic…

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    Burnham, Richard

    Richard Earl Burnham “Dick” was born on Nov. 13, 1942 in Manahawkin, New Jersey but called Kerens, Texas his home for the last two decades. After a battle with Pancreatic cancer, surrounded by loved ones at his home in Kerens, he went to be with his Lord and Savior on the morning of Oct. 9, 2019. Richard is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Beverly Burnham; his five children, Jason Burnham, Shannon Montero and husband, Melanie Bolin and husband, Ronald Franklin and wife and Rebecca Franklin; grandchildren Stephanie Avery and husband James Avery, Sarah Fredrick-Rogers and husband Jeremy Fredrick-Rogers, Andrew Nitchman and wife Lauren Nitchman, Cameron, Will, Abbie,…

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    Heath, Justin

    Justin ~ Jewell Dee Heath, 85, a retired truck driver, went to be with our Lord Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019 in Bridgeport. Funeral servicce will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019 at Aurora Baptist Church in Aurora with burial to follow at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019 at DFW National Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 at Hawkins Funeral Home in Decatur and also one hour prior to service at the church. Rev. Jimmy Withers will officiate. Pallbearers include Chad Barton, John Cicur, David Barton, Blake Emert, Craig Plante, Michael Robinson, and Brain Compton. Jewell was born on…

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    Ferrer, Estefana

    Estefana Infante Ferrer was born in the small town of Dawson, Texas in 1921 to the parents of Pascual and Elocadia Ferrer. Estefana was raised on a ranch in Barry, Texas where her father farmed close to 2,000 acres of cotton, grain sorghum, corn, and wheat. Her parents taught her about hard work through the challenges of farming, ranching, raising livestock, and caring for her large family. Estefana was the eldest sibling and helped raise six rambunctious brothers. The matriarch of the Ferrer family, she kept the family connected by her many visits, even into her 90s. She grew up in an era where she plowed the fields with mules…

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    Dunaway, Ray

    Ray Loren Dunaway, 83 of Blooming Grove passed away Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019 at his residence. He was born Sept. 24, 1936 in Montgomery, Alabama to Raymond and Violet Butcher Dunaway. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ilene Dunaway; daughter-in-law, Suzanne Dunaway; sister, Brenda Gullatt and his parents. He is survived by his children, Mike Dunaway of Waco and Bart Dunaway and wife Pamela of Blooming Grove; grandchildren, Samantha Moore and husband Chad of Midlothian, Michaela Dunaway of Waco, Michael Dillon and Gena Dunaway of Palmer and Joshua Dunaway of Corsicana; niece, RaeJeana Beckham of Blooming Grove; nephew, Loren Gullatt and wife Marty of Grand Prairie and great…

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    Gantt, Kay

    Kay Frances Gantt, 83 passed away Friday, Oct. 4, 2019 in Corsicana. She was born Oct. 12, 1935 in Milford to K. Kay and Pauline Cross Kidd. Kay graduated from Frost Hight School where she was very athletic, playing softball and basketball. She was also Frost High School Majorette. Kay enjoyed spending time with her family. Her husband and children were her world. She attended all of her children and grandchildren’s activities from sporting events to ropings. Kay was preceded in death by her husband James Gantt in 2007 and her parents. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Debbie Gantt, Jimmy and Donna Gantt; grandchildren, Steven,…

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    Rev. Marcos Casanova

    Reverend Marcos Casanova, age 75, of Corsicana, passed away on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at Twilight Nursing and Rehab Center in Corsicana. He was born on March 10, 1944 in Odem, Texas to Jesus C …

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    Kuykendall, Nancy

    Nancy Jean (Lowe) Kuykendall, 67, of Hubbard, passed away Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019 at First Baptist Church, Hubbard with Rev. William Dollar and Rev. Ricky Woodall officiating. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery in Hubbard. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 at Wade Funeral Home. Nancy was born June 26, 1952 in San Antonio to Ed and Shirley (Bounds) Lowe while her dad was stationed at Fort Sam Houston. The family moved to Hubbard when she was in the seventh grade,1965) and she had…

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    Meagan Lee

    Meagan Nicole Lee, age 32, of Mertens passed away at her residence on Saturday, August 3, 2019. She was born on August 1, 1987 in Fort Worth, Texas to Robert Bryan Lee and Elizabeth Ann Lee. Mea …

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    COUCH, Truett

    Truett Eugene Couch, 84, passed away Monday, Sept. 30, 2019 at his home. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019 at White’s Funeral Home in Weatherford. Funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. in the White’s Chapel of Memories. Burial will be held at East Greenwood Cemetery. Truett was born July 28, 1935 in Luther, Texas to Archie and Alice Couch. He was an entrepreneur that worked in the printing industry for 45 years. Truett was a great story teller that earned the nickname of “Windy”. His hobbies included motorcycles, hunting, leather work, wood work, gun collecting, reloading ammo, and photography. He is preceded…

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    JORDAN, Bryan

    Bryan E. Jordan, III was born June 22, 1948 and passed away Sept. 5, 2019 at his home. He is survived by his wife, Wanda Jordan; three daughters, Candice Luther and Michael; Carrie Stroud and Ricky; Michelle Craig; and three grandchildren, Isidora, Nathaniel, and Jordan; brothers, Paul Jordan of Corsicana and Chris Jordan of Rockport, along with nieces and nephews. A memorial will be held at the American Legion, 632 N. Beaton St. at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019.

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    Meankins, Mattie

    Mattie L. Meankins, 99; passed away Sept. 20, 2019 at the Twilight Home. She is survived by two sons, Richard Lee Meankins, and David Joseph Meankins; both of Corsicana; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents, Steve and Lula Smith; husband, Henry Meankins; sons, Henry S. Meankins, Aldean Meankins and Billie Joe Meankins; two grandchildren, Shawanda Meankins and David O’Neal Smith Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, at the First Independent Baptist Church with Rev. Bobby Whitehead officiating. Interment will follow at Woodland Memorial Park. Arrangements by Ross and Johnson Mortuary.…

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    SUMMERS, Norman

    Norman Ray Summers, 92, of Temple and formerly of Dawson, passed away Monday, Sept. 23, 2019 in Temple. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019 at Wade Funeral Chapel in Hubbard with Rev. Jake Wade and Rev. Brad Brittain officiating. Interment will follow in Dawson Cemetery. Norman was born Aug. 24, 1927 in Cockrell Hill to John Franklin Summers and Maude Gertrude (Bailey) Summers. Norman had lived in Temple for the past two years but prior to moving to Temple had been a longtime resident of Dawson where he was very active in the community and church affairs. He had worked for the postal service…

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    Barber, Lynda

    Lynda Ruth Dyer Barber, 73 of Corsicana passed away Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27 at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home. Funeral Service will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019 at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery. An online guest book is available at www.griffin-roughton.com. Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

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    THOMAS, Donald Jul 28, 1943 – Sep 18, 2019

    Donald R Thomas passed away September 18 2019 . He was preceded in death by his wife Maybell Naomi Thomas he is survived by three daughters , Tina and Lonny O’Dell, Cindy and Dwayne Lusk , Carla and Denzel O’Dell, grandchildren , Scott and Aimee Thomas , Brittany O’Dell, Jennifer and John Holden , great grandchildren, Mary-Anne , Nathan , Emma , Colt , and Aiden . He was a father , dad , but most of all Poppa , and will be missed by all . [br]Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

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    BUSTAMANTE, Rocky

    “Little” Rocky Bustamante, 45 of Brenham, went to be with our Lord and many loved ones, on the morning of Sept. 18, 2019. He was born on Dec. 14, 1973 in Uvalde. Rocky was a young, free spirited soul, who loved the outdoors. Fishing, camping, horses, and his children were the lights of his life. He spent many years following in his Daddy’s footsteps, training horses, and doing ranch work. Living life to its fullest. He fought a long battle with cancer, with an open mind, determination, and a sense of humor. He was loved by many, and will be dearly missed by all. He was preceded in death by…

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    Randle, Charles

    Charles Rol Randle, 86, of Corsicana Texas passed away on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019 at Navarro Regional Hospital. Rol was born on Jan. 3, 1933 in San Angelo, Texas to the late Hamlin Manley Randle and Viola Owens. Rol was a member of the United States Armed Forces from 1957 – 1961. He retired as an Account Specialist from Southwestern Bell corporation in Dallas, Texas on Feb. 8, 1988 after 20 years of service. Rol had many friends in Corsicana and the Dallas area. After living in Dallas, Cedar Creek, Eureka, Scurry and Waxahachie, he chose to retire in Corsicana at Heritage Place. He could often be seen driving around…