Services for Christopher Kyle Hoops, 13, Gun Barrel City, were held April 21, 2010, at the
First Baptist Church of Gun Barrel City, with the Revs. Larry Barrett and Roy Denbow
officiating. Burial was in Cedar Creek Memorial Park under the direction of Eubank Cedar
Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Hoops was born May 5, 1996, in Athens and died April 18, 2010, in Dallas.
He was preceded in death by his grandfathers Mike Dempsey and Jerry Butcher.
He was a lifetime resident of Gun Barrel City and was a seventh grader at Mabank Junior
High School. He played football and soccer and was a member of the Mabank FFA Show team.
Survivors include his parents Michelle and Ricky Hoops, Gun Barrel City; brother Jonathan
Hoops, Gun Barrel City; grandmothers Margo Dempsey, Dallas; and Janie Butcher, Phalba;
grandfather Maxie Hamilton, Gun Barrel City; and grandparents Connie and Eddie Hoops,
Pallbearers were Dakota Baker, Tyler Duran, Devon Parish, James Hall, Dustin McPherson,
Josh Parker, Jon Hoops and Jeffery Stocton.
Honorary pallbearers were Zach Standhardt and Zach McDonald.
Henry Lee Dickens was born June 4, 1929, to Geneva and William Henry Dickens and died
April 17, 2010, in Mabank.
He was preceded in death by his son, David Dickens, brother George Son
Dickens, sister Opal Barnett, grandchildren Steven and David and great-grandchildren
William and Emma.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Tinna May Dickens; children Danny Dickens and wife
Maggie; Diana Smith and husband James; Donnie Dickens and wife Sandy; Darlene Monroe and
husband Grant; Doris McClung and husband Rodney; sisters Christine Gatlin, Mary Fontaine
and Canetta Callaway; brothers Charles Dickens, Joseph Joe Dickens and James
Dickens; grandchildren Sharon, Danny Jr., William, Jessica, Darrin, Diane, Candy, Timothy,
Jennifer, Jonathan, Alishia, LaVoynne, Sudie, Tinna, Rebecca, Nathaniel and Eli; 35
great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and a host of other family members and
Services for Juanita Sue Stewart, 67, Tool, were held April 18, 2010, at the
Parker-Ashworth Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Morrow Chapel Cemetery in Ola.
Stewart was born May 14, 1942, in Pike to Eliza Neomi Bowers and Robert Franklin Hood and
died April 15, 2010, at her home in Tool.
She was raised in Dallas and later moved to Athens, where she lived for 17 years. In 2000,
she moved to the Cedar Creek Lake area.
She married Jack Kendall Stewart in Dallas, Aug. 20, 1966.
Survivors include husband Jack Stewart, Tool; son Scott Kendall Stewart, Tool; daughter
Tammy Mayfield and husband Shawn, Kaufman; brohter James Hood, Forney; sisters Lazelle
Herron, Mesquite; Marie West, Dallas; and Joyce Norton, Lake Dallas; grandchildren Ansley
Stewart, Ashlynn Stewart, Aubriann Stewart and Ranger Mayfield; many other relatives and