• Rockwall,  Rowlett,  Royse City

    Judith Ann "Judy" Kile

    Judith Ann “Judy” Kile, of the Rockwall/Heath area for 35 years, passed away September 18, 2018, at the age of 70. She was born October 9, 1947, in Caldwell, KS, to Herschel F. and Gertrude L. (Holman) Whaley. Judy graduated from Arkansas City High School in 1965, graduated from Arkansas City Junior College in 1967, and received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Suffield University. She was a hard worker and a wonderful beautician. She enjoyed serving her church, First Baptist of Heath, where she was also the Children’s Director. Known for her radiant personality, Judy was always upbeat and positive. She was a loving wife and sister…

  • Rockwall,  Rowlett,  Royse City

    Edward "Dwain" Hubbard

    Edward “Dwain” Hubbard, of Heath, TX, since 1953, passed away September 17, 2018, at the age of 68. He was born December 30, 1949, in Grand Saline, TX, to Edward A. Hubbard and Opal Lee Martin. Dwain married the love of his life, Bobbie Jett, on February 16, 1972. He served his country proudly in the United States Army from 1969 to 1975, and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. Proud of his hometown, he was always telling people he was from Rockwall and was a walking advertisement for Boots Burgers. Dwain was one of a kind never met a stranger. He was an avid golfer and the biggest…

  • Rockwall,  Rowlett,  Royse City

    Virginia Marquez Banda

    Virginia Marquez Banda, a 21 year resident of Sherman, TX, passed away September 17, 2018, at the age of 59. She was born May 12, 1959, in Mexico to Geronimo Marquez Salas and Virginia Rocha. A member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Sherman, Virginia was selfless and always put the needs of other’s before her own. She always knew how to bring out the best in people. Strong willed, yet forgiving, Virginia was the bedrock of the family. She enjoyed cooking and loved her dog, Nico. Virginia adored her grandchildren and they will miss her tremendously. Virginia is survived by her loving husband of 41 years: Lorenzo Banda; children:…

  • Rockwall,  Rowlett,  Royse City

    Kenn Horn

    Kenn Horn, of Granbury, TX, passed away September 16, 2018, at the age of 87. He was born April 6, 1931, in Ft. Wayne, IN, to Thomas Alexander and Midred Hazel (Harford) Horn. Kenn served his country proudly in the United States Air Force during the Korean conflict. He played in a band for the USO while in Korea. He even purchased a plane just for flying the band around. Kenn also owned Grimes convenience store where many service men would stop in. A member of First Christian Church in Rockwall, TX, he was instrumental in moving the church to the new building. Kenn was instrumental in purchasing land in…

  • Rockwall,  Rowlett,  Royse City

    Terri Reeder Coleman

    Terri Reeder Coleman, 53, passed away August 24, 2018 after a hard-fought and courageous ten-year battle with breast cancer. She left this world, at home, surrounded by her loving family. Terri was born December 28, 1964, in Fort Worth, Texas and was raised in North Richland Hills. She graduated from Richland High School in 1983, and later the University of North Texas with a degree in education. Terri’s passion and gift was helping to shape the lives of young children. She taught first and second grade for nine years, before being blessed with twins in 1997. After their arrival, the only place she wanted to be was in her own…

  • Rockwall,  Rowlett,  Royse City

    Steven Vanderpoel

    A much-loved husband, father, grandfather and brother, Dr. Steven Joseph Vanderpoel, 68, of Rowlett, Texas passed away peacefully on September 13, 2018 with his family present. A member of First Baptist Church of Richardson, Steven was born to John and O’Niece on October 11, 1949 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and resided in Rowlett, Texas for the past 18 years, having moved from Colonial Heights, Virginia to accept the position of Vice President of Human Resources at Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind and more recently serving as a Developmental Aid at Mark Twain Elementary School. He received a BBA from Western Michigan University in 1971 and his PhD in Psychology from the…

  • Rockwall,  Rowlett,  Royse City

    Twanna King

    Funeral services will be held 1:00pm Monday, September 17, 2018, at Reflections at Rest Haven Funeral Home – Rockwall Location with Pastor Rick Donaho officiating. Interment will follow at Rest Haven Memorial Park. In honor of Twanna, please wear your favorite shade of purple. Memorials in Twanna’s name may be made to the following: The American Heart Association at www.heart.org; The National Kidney Foundation at www.kidney.org; and The American Diabetes Association at www.diabetes.org.

  • Rockwall,  Rowlett,  Royse City

    Easter Helyn Raines

    Easter Helyn Raines, born September 8, 1925, in Sherman, TX, passed away September 9, 2018, in Snyder, TX, at the age of 93 years and one day. She is survived by her daughter: Cassie Sue Lendermon and husband Charles; 12 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and 11 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents: Frank McBride and Rose Johnson; first husband: Willis Dale Souther; second husband: Billy Glyn Raines; eldest son: Willis Dale Souther, Jr.; second son: Richard Glen Raines; third son: Marc Ellis Raines; eldest daughter: Peggy Anita Lowe; grandson: Steven Mark Lendermon; and great-great grandson: Patrick Charles Lendermon. Graveside services will be held 10:00am Thursday, September…

  • Rockwall,  Rowlett,  Royse City

    Shelia Diane (Ivey) Cook

    Shelia Diane (Ivey) Cook, recently of Royse City TX, passed away September 9, 2018, at the age of 64. She was born December 30, 1953, in Fort Worth, TX, to A.J. and Kathleen (Paschal) Ivey. Shelia was very giving and adored her family. She was an amazing grandmother and was good to her grandchildren. A very sweet woman, she always told everyone that she loved them and made sure you had everything you needed. Shelia was well loved and will be missed. Shelia is survived by her loving children: Sandra Cook, Jennifer Klump and husband John and Timothy Cook and wife Mindy; their father: Gary Cook and wife Sharon; grandchildren:…

  • Rockwall,  Rowlett,  Royse City

    Jan Dee McMillan

    Jan Dee McMillan, a resident of Royse City, TX, passed away Saturday, September 8, 2018, at the age of 67. She was born May 4, 1951, in St. Louis, MO, to James Floyd McFarlin and Mildred Aileen (Walden) McFarlin. Jan found her soulmate in her husband Ross and they were happily married for 47 years. She also loved her church and church family very much. Jan is survived by her loving husband: Ross McMillan; daughter: Karren Shae Lindquest and husband Chris; sons: Ross Aaron McMillan and Jeremy Daniel McMillan and wife Jamie; grandchildren: Kayla, Chloe, Hannah and Zoey; brother: Scott McFarlin; along with a host of nieces and nephews. She…

  • Rockwall,  Rowlett,  Royse City

    Glonda R. Allison

    Glonda R. Allison, age 85, of Fate, TX, passed away September 9, 2018. She was born December 2, 1932, in Greenville, TX, to Carl Lee Samples and Ruby Hixby (Wright) Samples. Glonda was a preacher’s wife for 43 years. She taught Sunday School for many years. She loved everyone. She enjoyed singing, sewing, cooking and reading. Glonda was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Garland, TX. Glonda is survived by son: Paul Allison and wife Sandra; daughters: Debra Robinson and husband Harold and Melissa Frasier and husband Tony; grandchildren: Dawn, Teresa, Clay, Delia, Ashley, Lauren, E.V., Jack, Austin, Aaron, Brad and Tommy; 16 great grandchildren; sister: Wanda Cain; sister-in-law:…

  • Rockwall,  Rowlett,  Royse City

    Alice Oleta Peace

    Alice Oleta Peace, of Rockwall, TX, passed away September 8, 2018, at the age of 91. She was born July 1, 1927, in Shelby County, TX, to Stevie King Solomon and Alice (Harris) Solomon. Oleta was a member of First Baptist Church of Heath. Oleta enjoyed reading books and school. She was also an excellent cook and seamstress. Oleta always put her family first and lovingly served her husband and her girls. If she and Charlie had lived until December 4, the Peace’s would have celebrated 75 years of marriage. Oleta is survived by her children: Charlene Adams and husband David of Rockwall, TX, and Sherry Woods and husband Terry…

  • Rockwall,  Rowlett,  Royse City

    Jeannette Golden-Wood

    Jeannette Golden-Wood, a resident of Royse City, TX, since 1975, passed away Thursday, September 6, 2018, at the age of 74. She was born March 17, 1944, in Denison, TX, to Jake Wesley Clark and Viola (Curtis) Clark. Jeannette loved life and loved her family. She enjoyed sewing and her favorite pastime was going to garage sales. Jeannette is survived by her loving husband: Jerry Wayne Wood; daughters: Tiffany Golden and husband Jason of Royse City and Sharla Cortez and husband Jason of the Colony; son: Chris Golden of Rowlett; stepsons; Gary Wood of Sulphur Springs and Steven Wood of Gilmer; grandchildren: Dustin Shewmake, Torey Shewmake, Mitchell Parrent, Nicholas Golden,…

  • Rockwall,  Rowlett,  Royse City

    Russell Duane Clendenon

    Russell Duane Clendenon, of Dallas, TX, passed away September 2, 2018, at the age of 60. He was born November 20, 1957, in Mason City, IA, to Russell Floyd Clendenon and Arlene (Visser) Smith. Russell enjoyed reading and writing. He always liked going to the gym. Russell was an electrician. Russell is survived by his mother: Arlene Visser-Smith; siblings: Beverly Murphy, Jeff Clendenon, Roberta Snodgrass and Kenneth Smith; along with many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his fathers: Russell Clendenon and Lincoln Smith; and sister: Joyce Baggett. No services are planned.

  • Rockwall,  Rowlett,  Royse City

    Anthony "Tony" Robert Pastore

    Anthony Robert “Tony” Pastore, a lifelong resident of Rockwall, TX, passed away September 4, 2018, at the age of 31. He was born March 27, 1987, in Dallas, TX, to Robert Carl and Janet Marie (Shredl) Pastore. Of the Lutheran faith, Tony was a gentle man who loved his family. He enjoyed drawing and was very creative. Tony was great with animals and loved nature. A loving son and brother, he will be missed tremendously. Tony is survived by his loving mother; Janet M. Pastore; and sister: Jennifer Moore and husband John; and a host of close family and friends. He was preceded in death by his father: Robert Carl…

  • Rockwall,  Rowlett,  Royse City

    Janet Leigh (Johnson) Daniel

    Janet Leigh (Johnson) Daniel, a longtime resident of Rockwall, TX, passed away September 3, 2018, at the age of 61. She was born August 6, 1957, in Lynwood, CA, to Thomas James and Ruby Bell (Curry) Johnson. Janet was a graduate of Rockwall High School where she played tennis. She was very competitive and loved to play games. She enjoyed gardening and traveling and was an avid photographer. A dedicated friend, Janet was a loving wife, sister, aunt and mother to her three dogs: Echo, Cookie and Cricket. Janet is survived by her loving husband of 42 years: Rodney Daniel; sister: Susan Johnson Heath; brothers: William Raymon Johnson and Thomas…

  • Rockwall,  Rowlett,  Royse City

    Norvella Kaye Vervalin

    Norvella Kaye Vervalin of Royse City, Texas passed at age 77. She was born on April 19, 1941 in Royse City, Texas, to Allen Norvel Vervalin and Jeanette Allen (Pare) Vervalin. She was one of five children raised in Royse City. Norvella attended Royse City High School and graduated Class of 1958. Norvella was a woman of faith, though a stroke incapacitated her 30 years ago, she never lost her belief in the Lord. It was this faith that kept her going. Prior to her stroke, Norvella was very involved with First United Methodist Church in Royse City. From her early 20s, Norvella taught at the church. She had a…

  • Rockwall,  Rowlett,  Royse City

    Jewell Poole Thompson

    Jewell Poole Thompson, resident of Royse City, TX, for the past 10 years, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 2, 2018, at the age of 97. Jewell was born February 12, 1921, in Oberlin, LA, and was a longtime resident of Bridge City, TX, where she was a member of Second Baptist Church. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Jewell was a very giving person and showed the love of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ to friends and family alike. She is preceded in death by her parents: Mr. and Mrs. Jack Reeves; her first husband: James L. “Jimmie” Poole; second…

  • Rockwall,  Rowlett,  Royse City

    Jackie Anderson

    Jackie Anderson, of Rockwall, TX, passed away August 30, 2018. He was born July 15, 1946, in Dallas, TX, to Jack Percy Anderson, Sr., and Hazel Ruth (Dillingham) Anderson. Jackie served his country proudly in the United States Marine Corp Reserves. He loved Rockwall and coaching in the Rockwall school system. He also loved the mountains and snow skiing. A member of First United Methodist Church of Rockwall, Jackie loved spending time with his wife, Sharon, and missed her dearly. Jackie, too, will be deeply missed. Jackie is survived by his children: Robert Jeffery Anderson of Simes, AL, Holly Beth Anderson of Simes, Susan Burns and husband Ronnie of Rockwall,…

  • Rockwall,  Rowlett,  Royse City

    Carol Hawksley

    Carol Wittekind Hawksley passed away peacefully on August 30, 2018, after suffering a massive stroke. She suffered the stroke at her home in Hiram, TX, and was flown to Baylor Hospital Stroke Center by helicopter. Carol is survived by her husband, Rick Hawksley. Born in Long Beach, CA, Carol graduated from Garland High School in 1964. Then she received a double-major Bachelor’s degree in Geography and European History from Texas State University, now the University of North Texas in Denton, TX. Carol taught in Garland and Mesquite High Schools for eight years before entering the fashion industry in sales management with Sassoon, Gucci and Citizen Watches. Carol met her husband,…