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Cresencia Gonzales
A Mass of Christian Burial services for Cresencia Torres Gonzales was held April 22, 2009, in the St. Ann Catholic Church with Father Ely Manondo officiating. Interment followed in the Gossett Cemetery under the direction of Anderson-Clayton Bros. Funeral Home in Kaufman.
Gonzales was born April 20, 1926, in the Gossett Community to the late Gregoria Rodriguez and Epmanuel Torres and died April 21, 2009, in Mesquite.
She was preceded in death by her husband Arthur Gonzales, son Juan Gonzales and daughter Louisa Gonzales.
Survivors include her sons Jesse Gonzales and wife Mary; Willie Gonzales, Freddie Gonzales and Arthur Gonzales Jr., all of Kaufman; daughters Beatrice Lambarria and husband Alfonso; Yolanda Gonzales and Mary Lou Durran and husband Demetrio, all of Kaufman; 16 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; sisters Isabell and Hope Torres, both of Balch Springs; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers were Juan Arthuro Escobedo, Christopher Garcia, Daniel Gonzales, Jonathan Gonzales, Ezquiel Vega and Paul Gonzales.

Larry Harris
Services for Larry Joe Harris, 53, Mabank, were held April 18, 2009, with Pastor Henry Brown Sr. officiating. Burial was in Mason Ranch Cemetery in Mabank under the direction of Thomas and Son Funeral Home.
Harris was born April 18, 1955, in Dallas and died April 12, 2009, in Mabank.
He was a tile-setter and carpenter and was Baptist by faith.
Survivors include his wife Jessie Oliver and five children by a previous marriage.

Michael Tidwell
Michael George Tidwell, 52, Mabank, was born Feb. 6, 1957, in Dallas and died April 20, 2009, in Mabank.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
He was a carpenter.
Survivors include his sons Cory Tidwell and Justin Tidwell, both of Mabank; and Luke Hall, Oklahoma; brother Steve Tidwell, Mabank; nine grandchildren; other family members and many friends.

Marvin Hyde
Following a private burial, a memorial celebration for Marvin Anthony Hyde, 94, Dallas, was held April 9, 2009, in the Ellis Chapel of Park Cities Baptist Church with Dr. Jack Martin officiating.
Hyde was born Nov. 30, 1914, in Mabank to Fannie and Thomas Hyde and died April 7, 2009, surrounded by family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and three sisters.
He was raised on a farm near Mabank, attended Austin College and settled in Dallas as a cotton broker.
He served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps during World War II.
He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and a lifetime member of the North Dallas Golden K. Kiwanis Club. He was a member of the Berean Class of Park Cities Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife of 67 years Margaret; son Daniel, Houston; daughter Debbie and husband Tommy Harmon, Austin; grandson Mark Harmon; granddaughter Sarah Harmon; brother Eldon Hyde, Mabank; many nieces, nephews and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Prime Time Ministry, Park Cities Baptist Church, 3933 N.W. Parkway, Dallas, TX 75225.

Shelia Teague
Shelia Ann Teague, 45, Mabank, was born Oct. 13, 1963, in Lawton, Okla., and died April 18, 2009, in Mabank. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
She was a homemaker and lived in Mabank most of her life. She was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Survivors include her husband Ricky Fontenot, Mabank; mother Evelyn E. Teague, Gun Barrel City; brothers Jetta Teague, Gun Barrel City; and Walter Teague and wife Cheryle, Duncanville; sister Candy L. Guill and husband Alan, Gun Barrel City; niece Erika Guill; nephew James A. Guill Jr.; great-niece Makayla S. Guill; great-nephews Trenton and Christian Guill; other family members and a host of friends.

Mildred Jones
Services for Mildred Elizabeth Jones, 75, were held April 24, 2009, at the First Assembly of God Church in Kemp. Interment followed in Mt. Olive Cemetery in Scurry, under the direction of Parker-Ashworth Funeral Home in Kaufman.
Jones was born May 24, 1933, in Aley to Roxie and Audy Brewer Reed and died April 21, 2009, at her home in Kaufman County.
She was preceded in death by a daughter Peggy Lynn Parent in 2007.
She married William F. Jones March 12, 1949, in Dallas. She and her husband owned and operated several grocery stores in Dallas. She was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Kemp.
Survivors include her husband William F. Jones Sr., Kaufman; sons William Franklin Jones Jr. and Chris Jones, both of Kaufman; daughters Janis Sillivan, Seagoville; and Darla Horton, Dallas; sister Patricia Johnson, Kemp; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and many relatives and friends.


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