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  dover.jpg (40714 bytes)Betty Jernigan
Services for Betty Francis Jernigan, 78, Tool, were held Feb. 12, 2010, at the Anderson Clayton Brothers Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Schutz officiating. Interment was in Restland Memorial Park in Dallas.
Jernigan was born March 17, 1931, in Breckenridge to Hazel Langford and William Francis Burris and died Feb. 8, 2010, at her home.
She was a devoted wife for 58 years. As a mother and a homemaker, she spent many hours as a Girl Scout leader, room mother and baking mouth watering pies and cakes. Some of her happiest times were spent outdoors bird watching, camping with family and RVing around America. The national parks were among her favorites.
Her family remembers her easy smile, the teasing glint in her brown eyes and the immense pleasure she gained from time spent with her children and families.
Her warm heart and generous spirit extended not only to her family, bur also to her beloved dogs.
Survivors include her husband Lawrence Jernigan; daughters Christy Triece and husband Steve, Longview; Pam Jernigan, Dallas; and Karen Kenefake and husband Dean, Sugarland; sister Mary Jo Williams, Waxahachie; grandchildren Kim Phoenix, Becky Holden and husband Brandon, Chris and Curt Kenefake; great-grandchildren Anna and Jack Phoenix; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Dean, Chris and Kurt Kenefake, Steve Triece, Brandon Holden, Jake Scherrer, James McKinney and Jackie Pendleton.

Jimmy Holleman
Services for Jimmy Harold Holleman, 61, Gun Barrel City, were held Feb. 10, 2010, at the Eubank Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Don Teague officiating under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Holleman was born Oct. 13, 1948, in Coriscana and died Feb. 5, 2010, in Gun Barrel City.
He was preceded in death by his mother Addie Goodwin and father Clint Holleman, two brothers and two sisters.
He retired from Budweiser in 2002, and was Baptist by faith.
Survivors include his wife Angela Holleman, Gun Barrel City; son Jimmy Clinton Holleman and wife Leslie, Tool; daughter Tina Marie Day and husband Jeff, Gun Barrel City; grandchildren Clint, Josh and Lance Holleman; brother Donely Holleman; sisters Betty, Combs, Rita Allen and Glenda Perry.

Merle O. Scruggs
Services for Merle O. Scruggs, 84, Mabank, were held Feb. 12, 2010, in the Eubank Memorial Chapel with Chaplain Clayton McCord officiating. Burial was in Dallas/Fort Worth National Cemetery under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Scruggs was born Oct. 20, 1925, in Dallas and died Feb. 8, 2010, in Mabank.
He had resided in Mabank for 16 years and was Baptist by faith. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
Survivors include his brother James R. Scruggs, Saipan; and niece Charline Jacobs, Kemp.

Les Williams
Memorial services for Les Williams, 73, Kaufman, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 15, 2010, at the First United Methodist Church, 208 S. Houston St. in Kaufman.
Williams was born Sept. 16, 1936, in Kaufman and died Feb. 9, 2010.
He was preceded in death by his parents Floy and Lester C. Williams, and son James Leslie Williams.
A Kemp-area native, Williams devoted the last 32 years of his life to sharing his story with others in the hope they might find sobriety and serenity. He was truly loved and will missed by many.
Survivors include his wife of 29 years Judith Williams, Kaufman; daughters Melissa Mack, Fort Worth; and Andrea Richardson, Kaufman; and brother Dennis Williams, Whitehouse.

William D. Webb
Services for William D. Webb, 62, Huntsville, were held Feb. 12, 2010, at the Post Oak Cemetery under the direction of Tomlinson Funeral Home in Malakoff.
Webb was born July 8, 1947, in Glasgow, Ky., and died Feb. 4, 2010, in Conroe.
He was preceded in death by his father Billy Joe Webb, sister Lynn Webb and brother Nicky Webb.
Survivors include his mother Gladys Irene Webb; daughter Connie Owings and husband Richard; son John Webb; sisters Martha Robinson and Mary Peikert; brother Dennis Webb; former wife Judy Watson; several nieces and nephews.

 



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