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  Corey Peters
Services for Corey Wayne Peters, 24, were held April 14, 2007, at Epworth United Methodist church in Arlington with the Rev. Sarah Miller officiating. Burial was in Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park in Colleyville.
Peters was born Aug. 31, 1982, in Athens to Don and Cheri Peters and died April 10, 2007. He was preceded in death by his grandfather Pat Martin, a retired Arlington fire chief.
He graduated with honors from Kemp High School in 2000 and an associate of science degree from Eastfield Community College in 2006. He was a supervisor for UPS in Mesquite.
He was a loving young man who enjoyed sports, fishing and time with his family. He was known for his smile, quick wit and fun-loving spirit and will be greatly missed.
Survivors include parents Don and Cheri Peters, brother Nathan Peters; maternal grandmother Jacqueline Martin, all of Arlington; great-grandmother Alpha Brock; aunts and uncles Ray and Alana Bragg, Mike and Brenda Lennington, Patrick Glenn Martin Jr. and John Paul Martin; and cousins Chris, Kevin, Casey, Ryan and Caryn.

William Casey
Services for William Joseph Casey, 56, Gun Barrel City, were held April 14, 2007, at Tomlinson Funeral Home in Seven Points. Interment followed in Oaklawn Cemetery, Mabank.
Casey was born Feb. 22, 1951, in Racine, Wisc., son of the late Francis Joseph Casey and Bessie Hugate, and died April 10, 2007.
He was a pharmacist for Parkland Hospital.
Survivors include his son Justin and Catherine Prindle, Houston; daughter Tammy Rudman, Mabank; grandchildren Sierra Rudman, Orin Prindle, Emily Prindle and Anna Prindle, all of Houston.

Raymond Clark
Funeral services for Raymond Crockett Clark, 91, Kemp, were held April 18, 2007, at Anderson Clayton Bros. Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Kenneth Hensley officiating. Interment followed in the Laurel Oaks Cemetery, Mesquite, under the direction of Anderson Clayton Bros.
Clark was born July 22, 1915, in Dallas, the son of Dave Crockett and Minnie Pearl Clark and died April 13, 2007, in Henderson County. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Evelyn Reeder Clark in 1994, sons David Michael Clark in 1994, Raymond C. Clark Jr. in 2001 and daughter Evelyn Clark Ritchie in 2003.
He was Baptist by faith and worked for Texas Power and Light for 48 years before he retired.
Survivor is common-law wife Janet Gibson, Kemp.

Jo Anne Mennel
Services for Jo Anne Mennel, 61, Gun Barrel City, were held April 15, 2007, at King Cemetery with Mickey Loftis officiating under the direction of Tomlinson Funeral Home in Seven Points.
Mennel was born Aug. 17, 1945, in Peoria, Ill., the daughter of the late Joseph Maharry and Helen Mathers and died April 10, 2007.
She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
Survivors include her husband Leroy Mennel and sons Richard Leroy Mennel, Reno, Nev.; LeRoy and Melainie Mennel Jr., Mesquite; and Robert and Angela Mennel, Balch Springs; sister Mary Francis; brothers, Harold, Gene, Larry and Joe; and seven grandchildren.

William Tiller
Services for William Eugene Tiller, 69, Wills Point, were held April 19, 2007, at Eubank Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Don Teague officiating. Burial was in Dallas/Fort Worth National Cemetery in Dallas under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Tiller was born March 10, 1938, in Dallas and died April 10, 2007, in Dallas.
Previously of Gun Barrel City, he had lived in Wills Point for the past year. He retired in 2004 and worked for Gun Barrel City for three years as a building inspector. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving in Vietnam. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 4376, American Legion Post No. 310 and the Masonic Lodge.
Survivors include his wife of 23 years Carmela Tiller; sons Tommy Burks, William Tiller Jr. and Warren Tiller; daughters Lisa Gilbert, Samantha Tiller and Angie Stilato; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brothers John Wayne Tiller, Gene Tiller, Carter Clark and Roger Clark; sisters Connie Marburger, Marie Wallace and Patsy Welch; nieces, nephews, other family members and many friends.

R.L. Miller Sr.
Services for R.L. “Bob” Miller Sr., 64, Mabank, were held April 15, 2007, at First Presbyterian Church with Dr. Ron Holloman officiating under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Miller was born Aug. 14, 1942, in Chicago, Ill., and died April 12, 2007, in Tyler. He was preceded in death by a son, Scott Miller.
Previously of Chicago, he had lived in Mabank for the past 13 years and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. He retired from Heick Die Casting after more than 20 years and worked as a Realtor with Evan’s Century 21 for the past five years.
He was a member of Break the Chain of Domestic Violence, Cedar Creek Rotary Club and National Realtors Association. He was treasurer of the Henderson County YMCA.
Survivors include his wife Judy Junell, Mabank; mother Lorraine Miller, Bradenton, Fla.; sons Robert L. Miller and wife Denise Dannielle, Mabank; Carl Anthony Miller, Winter Park, Fla.; and Mark Junell and wife Sarah, Churchroad, Va.; daughters Theresa Tammy Miller, Aurora, Ill.; and Amy Junell, Churchroad, Va.; 10 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and a host of friends around the world.
Honorary pallbearers were Cody Cunningham, Terry Ramsey, Charles Moore, Bruce Easley, Ralph Turner, Charles Assevero, L.D. Evans, Vance Wood, Joe Decho, Earl Isbell, Dario Protti and Jim Pampenella.
Memorial contributions may be made to The American Cancer Society, 8900 W. Carpenter Freeway, Dallas, TX 75247, or First Presbyterian Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 1977, Mabank, TX 75147.