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    COLE, Jan

    Jan Carroll Cole died at St. Luke CHI Hospital in Houston, Texas on July 7, 2019 after sustaining a head injury that caused a stroke. She was born August 26, 1940, the firstborn child of Dr. Thomas Cole Sr. and Margaret Thomason Cole. It was clear from early childhood that Jan was no ordinary child. She was precocious and prodigious showing intelligence, musicality and athletic prowess. Before she started school, she could climb the magnolias in front her grandmothers house from bottom to top. At Camp Mystic she won numerous awards for the Kiowas in swimming and marksmanship. Later in high school she won district championships in tennis and state…

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    Byrd, John

    On Wednesday, July 10, 2019, John Stephen Byrd, loving husband, best friend, and dedicated father of two children, passed away at the age of 61. John was born on December 21, 1957 in Houston, Texas to John Franklin Byrd and Francis Byrd. He graduated from Huntsville High School in Huntsville, Texas on May 26, 1978. John was retired from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDot) and the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), and was currently a Project Manager, with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) at the Wynne Unit. John had a passion for life. He loved dove hunting, watching baseball, and just being at his farm mowing,…

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    John Byrd

    12/21/1957 – 07/10/2019 A Service will be held on Saturday, July 13th at 2pm, at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home, 1700 Normal Park, Huntsville, TX

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    Wills, Barbara

    Barbara Jean (Blair) Wills, 87, passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. Born on January 6, 1932 in Fort Worth, Texas, she is preceded in death by her beloved husband Robert Glover Wills, Jr. and her parents Douglas Walker Blair and Hazel Touchy Fox. She is survived by her children, her daughter Rebecca Wills VanderVort and husband Kent, son Robert William Wills and wife Linda, son Randall Douglas Wills and wife Nancy; her grandchildren Samantha Nicole Wills, Morgan Ann Wills, Garrett & Veronica VanderVort, Andrew Schwarz, Chris & Tiffany Morgan, Adam & Brandy Schwarz and her great-grandchildren Broderick VanderVort and Kyleigh…

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    Betty Herlong

    1929 – 2019 Visitation is Friday, July 12th between 5-7pm at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home in Huntsville. The Service will be Sat., July 13th at 11am at First United Methodist Church

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    THREADGILL, Geraldine Oct 26, 2019 – Jul 6, 2019

    Geraldine “Gerry” Threadgill, 79, of Livingston, Texas died on July 6, 2019. She was born October 26, 1939 in Harris County to parents, Floyd Threadgill and Ella (Pampell) Threadgill. Gerry grew up on a farm in Dime Box, Texas, and the most important relationship in her life was that of her mother. She was known and will be remembered as a devoted friend and a beautiful spirit whom was always full of laughter and sincere kindness. She was also a lover of animals; especially her cats, Copper and Lucy, and her faithful lap-dogs, Mona Lisa and Duncan. Gerry’s daily life on Lake Livingston was filled by caring for her pristine…

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    White, Mark

    Mark Reagan White was born June 6, 1956 in Huntsville, Texas. He passed away on July 6, 2019 in Houston, Texas following a long, courageous and hard-fought battle with pancreatic cancer. Mark was a loving husband, father and lifelong sports fan. He grew up in Lovelady, Texas where he played quarterback for the Lovelady Lions, played little league and pony league baseball in Trinity, Texas and was granted a walk-on spot for the Sam Houston Bearkat baseball team but he needed to work to pay for school instead. In particular, Mark loved any sports that his children played in. Although he traveled for work as a salesman almost weekly, he…

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    Mark White

    Mark Reagan White 06/06/1956 – 07/06/2019 Visitation is 07/11/2019 4-5pm, with the Service following at 5pm, both will be held at Elkins Lake Baptist Church

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    Gross, Ronald

    Ronald Keith Gross 60, of Huntsville, Texas went to be with his Heavenly Father on July 04, 2019. He was born on October 20,1958 to Benjamin & Hazel Gross. He is Survived by his wife of 24 years Kimberly Gross of Huntsville TX, His mother Hazel Gross of Elizabethton TN, His Daughters; Kristi Gross daughter -in -law (Lori) of Elizabethton TN and Brittany McDougald son in law (Brian) of Huntsville TX 3 sons: Joseph Gross daughter in law(Spring) Spouse of Elizabethton TN, Christopher Hawkey daughter in law ( Stephanie)of Greenville OH and Matthew Hawkey of Winchester IN 6 granddaughter: Zoe, Lauren, Savanna, Auvrie, Grace & Cheyenne and 3 Grandsons: Aiden,…

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    Robinson II, Frank

    On Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019, Frank John Robinson Jr, loving husband and father, went to be with the Lord at the age of 77. Frank was born on July 9th, 1941 in Huntsville, Texas to Judge Frank John and Louise Robinson. He lived in Huntsville until his fifth year of life when his family moved to Cleveland, Texas. He graduated from Cleveland High School and attended Sam Houston State University. On May 31st, 1997, he married Sharon Weisinger Divin. Frank was an accountant by profession and served as City Accountant for Huntsville, and as an accountant for Betchel Industries in Saudi Arabia. He retired from Texas Department of Criminal Justice…

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    Turner, Ruby

    Ruby “Ma” Turner passed away on June 29, 2019 at the age of 69 and was surrounded by her loved ones at the time of her passing. She spent her life rocking her babies, either her own family or countless others during her 20 plus years while she worked at Todd’s School of Merit in Willis. Ruby was preceded in death by Laura “Nanny” Rodgers (Grandmother), Ruby “MeMaye” Brister (Mother), James Morrow (Father), Gilbert Morrow (Brother). She is survived by her husband of 49 years James “Pa” Turner; Siblings, Laura “Lynda” Elam and husband Ricky, Harvey Glen Morrow; Children, Billy Hirsch and wife Sherry, Tommy Turner and wife Linda, and…

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    Fortner, John

    John Fortner of Huntsville, Texas passed away peacefully on June 9, 2019 at the age of 78. He is survived by his wife, Patsy Fortner, a daughter and son-in-law, Gayla and Scott Cook of Huntsville, and a son and daughter-in-law, John and Andrea Fortner, of Charlotte, NC. He was the proud grandfather of seven grandchildren: Shayne, Levi, Kenley, Amara, and Maryn Cook and Luke and Joel Fortner. He is further survived by his brother, Glenn Fortner of Grand Junction, CO, as well as many dearly loved cousins, nieces, nephews and other relatives. He will be fondly remembered by friends, family and countless former students as a loving family man, a…

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    Margaret Johnson

    Visitation Mon. July 1st 5-7:00pm Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home. Service Tues. July 2nd 10am at First Christian Church. Interment Mayes Addition of Oakwood Cemetery.

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    Parker, Jack

    Jack Crawford Parker finished his journey in this life Saturday morning June 22, 2019, when he met his Lord face to face, took his hand and went to his home in Glory. He valiantly fought and lost his two and a half year battle with pancreatic cancer. He had just celebrated his seventy-seventh birthday. Born in 1942 to parents Rose Abdo and J. C. Parker, in Wichita, Kansas, Jack was educated in Houston, Texas, where he became an Eagle Scout with the Boy Scouts of America and graduated as Valedictorian of his Reagan High School class. He graduated from SHSU with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting in…

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    Jack Parker

    06/03/1942 – 06/22/2019 Visitation will be Thursday June 27 between 5-8pm at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home. The Service will be Friday June 28 2pm at First Christian Church in Huntsville

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    Morrison, Mary

    Mary Ann Morrison, born February 27th 1951, passed away peacefully in her home in Bedias, TX on Sunday, June 23rd. She enjoyed antique shopping and brushing her little Terrier dogs. Above all, she cherished the time spent with her family. She is preceded in death by her husband, Anthony “Peanut” Morrison; her parents, Dewitt and Sue Cauthen; her siblings, Lillie Eva Hawkins, James “Buddy” Tommie Cauthen, and Linda Chambers Brock. She is survived by her sons, Anthony “Tony” Murel Morrison Jr. and Clinton “Bubba” Ervin Morrison Sr.; daughter-in-laws, Linetta Hoke and Marcy Billnoski Morrison; grandsons, Clinton Ervin Morrison Jr., Dylan Montana Morrison, and Marshall Alan Morrison; and her sister, Marie…

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    Glenn Imus

    Glenn Imus, 58, Moorhead, MN, formerly of Huntsville, TX, died June 18, 2019, in Moorhead, MN. Funeral Wednesday, June 26, at 2 PM, Korsmo Funeral Chapel, Moorhead, MN