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Judy Horton
Services for Judy Laverne Horton (Shinn), 63, of Mabank, were held Jan. 7, 2012, at Eubank Funeral Home in Mabank.
Horton was born Nov. 20, 1948, in Dallas, to Lloyd and Bert Shinn and died Jan. 2, 2012, after a long battle with kidney cancer.
Horton enjoyed shopping and decorating, especially at Christmas time. She loved doing anything with paint, glue, scissors, crafts, glitter and design.
She had an eye for fashion and enjoyed helping her parents run and operate their dress shop for many years.
She also enjoyed fishing and sharing stories with her family, kids, and grandkids.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Survivors include former husband Gary Horton; children Don Horton and Shay Rollins and her husband, Russell; grandchildren Anissa Aguirre, Lacee and Amber Horton; step-grandchildren, Kelsi and Baylee Rollins; great-grandchildren Astin and Alexis; brother Lloyd Shinn and his wife, Barbara, their daughter Summer Cook and husband Kelly, and neices and nephews Kailey, Ashlyn, and Camden; aunts Shirley Owens and Gail Thomas; mother-in-law Hellen Greer and her daughter, Carolyn Carbajal; friends Debbie Thomas, Danice Williams, Bruce Williams, Kay Hulse, FJ, Brenda Richard, Thomas Embry, Dakota Watson, Thomas and Traci Fugitt and many pets.
Instead of flowers, the family asks donations be made to the Kidney Cancer Association or the American Cancer Society in her name.
A personal tribute can be made online at

Jimmy Elliott
Services for Jimmy Don “Jim” Elliott, 62, of Mabank, were held Jan. 6, 2012, at Clearview Bible Church with Bros. Steve Glosup and David Glosup officiating, under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home, in Canton. Burial was held at Old Bethel Cemetery, in Canton.
Elliott was born Aug. 17, 1949, in Canton, to Daphine Ayers and Amos Jack Elliott and died Jan. 3, 2012, in Mabank.
He was a Baptist by faith, working in various areas of construction of Clearview Bible Church, owned and operated J & L. Perforators from 1982-1992 and served in the US Marine Corp. from 1971-1977.
Elliott was also a community mechanic and would go anywhere, anytime, no matter the conditions, in order to help someone.
He was preceded in death by his father, and sister Beverly Randell.
Survivors include
his wife of 37 yrs, Lyndie, of Mabank; sons Keith Elliott and his wife, Darla, of Terrell, Adam Elliott and his wife, Teresa, of Canton; daughter Kelly Baker and her husband, Boedy, of Alba; mother and stepfather Daphine and Bill Freeman of Mabank;
sister Linda Daniell and her husband, Ronnie Daniell, of Canton; brothers Larry Elliott of Lexington, Ky., Bobby Elliott and his wife, Dusty, of Canton;
sister Barbara Glosup and her husband, Steve, of Mabank; grandchildren Lauren Stevens, Victoria Nichols, Haley Nichols, Velvet Blaylock, Destiny Tate, Destiny Baker, Shelby Clayburn, Emily Clayburn, Kaleb Elliott, Elijah Elliott and Boedy Baker.
Pallbearers were Gary Mitchell, Kenny Clayburn, Jason Clayburn, Boedy Baker, Troy Daniell, Robert Corey Honorary Pallbearers: Kyle Mitchell and Randy Mitchell.
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Charles Rodgers, Jr.
Services for Charles Marcus Rodgers Jr., 64, of Tool, were held Jan. 6, 2012, at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Chapel.
Rodgers was born June 22, 1946, in Meridian, Miss., to Ella Jane and Charles Marcus Sr. and died Jan. 1, 2012.
He spent much of his free time golfing where he had many lifelong friends and kept them laughing.
Rodgers moved to West Virginia in 1946 until he entered the Marine Corps in 1966.
After an honorable discharge in 1969 he returned to West Virginia, married Diana Lore and worked for the Hall Press Company.
He moved to Charlotte, N.C., in 1970 and then returned to West Virginia in 1971.
In 1974, he moved to Dallas, where he worked at the Dallas Morning News for 37 years.
In 2006, he married Sharon Horton, of Tool.
He was preceded in death by his father, stepfather James Allen High and granddaughter Grace Dove Gilleland.
Survivors include his wife, Sharon, son Charles Marcus; daughter Nicole Gilleland and husband Paul; stepson Donavan; stepdaughter Jennifer; brothers Michael Terry Rodgers and his wife, Kathy, James Allen High II and his wife, Debra; mother Ella Jane High.
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