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  Randal Gene Sipes Sr.
A memorial service under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank will be held at a later date for Randal Gene Sipes Sr., 51, Seven Points.
Sipes was born Feb. 13, 1956, in Santa Clara, Calif., and died Jan. 7, 2008, in Gun Barrel City. He was preceded in death by his wife Sharon Sipes March 1, 2007, and his mother Connie Lyons.
Previously of Riverside, Calif., he had resided in Seven Points the past 15 years. He was in construction.
Survivors include his father Noel Sipes and wife B.J.; sons Randal Sipes Jr. and wife Shanessa; Dana Carter and Devin Carter; daughters Crystal Sipes; Amber Soto and husband Jose; Jamie Carter and husband Alex; and Jessie Carter and husband Eric Alejandre; and Korri Sipes; brother Mike Sipes and wife Teri; grandchildren Bailey Soto, Leah Sipes, Mahayla Krone, Jazmine Alejandre, Sophia Alejandre, Nygil Wilson, Andrew Wilson and Aubri Wilson.

Kenneth Smith
Services for Kenneth Jackson Smith, 83, Whitney, were held Jan. 10, 2008, with the Rev. Jim Renfro officiating. Interment was at Laurel Land Memorial Park in Dallas under the direction of Anderson Clayton Bros. Funeral Home in Kemp.
Smith was born Dec. 9, 1924, in Nevada, Texas, the son of Bessie E. Jackson and Sam Smith and died Jan. 7, 2008, in Temple.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his first wife Wanda Lou Smith.
He was the sixth of 13 children. He was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church near Kemp and served in the Air Force during World War II.
He was a corporal and served in Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, Germany and the European offensive.
He received a Good Conduct Medal and the World War II Victory Medal with four Bronze Stars.
Survivors include his wife Alice Bernice Smith, Whitney; nephews Rocky Barnes, Garland; Phillip Eddy, Garland; Carl Speaker, Crandall; Leonard Speaker, Dallas; and Alvin Smith, Celina; brother Jim Smith; stepson Duane Penny and wife Judy, Seven Points; stepdaughters Cheryl Mooney and husband Ralph, Whitney; Karla Linebaugh and husband Richard, Seven Points; and Margaret Jones, Tyler; numerous nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.

Edith Greenhaw
Services for Edith Evelyn Greenhaw, 75, Fort Worth, were held Jan. 12, 2008, at the Northwest Church of Christ, Fort Worth, with Weylan Deaver officiating. Interment was in the King Cemetery in Kemp under the direction of Tomlinson Funeral Home in Seven Points.
Greenhaw was born July 13, 1932, in Thackerville, Okla., the daughter of the late Flora and Robert Wilson and died Jan. 7, 2008, in Baylor All Saints Medical Center.
She was preceded in death by her parents, son Norman Burroughs, and sisters Willie, Ethel and Patsy.
She was a member of Northwest Church of Christ and retired after 23 years service with AT&T as an operator.
Survivors include her husband Archie Greenhaw, Fort Worth; daughters Kimberly and husband Wasil Hajasad, Fort Worth; Lisa and husband Doug Prazak, Fort Worth; sons Harold and wife Kim Howell, Azle; Clyde and wife Patricia Howell, Fort Worth; sisters Sybil Mitchell, Fort Worth; Helen and husband Robert Neighbors, Las Vegas, N.M.; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.