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Mary Gregg
Services for Mary Phillips Gregg, 79, of Dallas, were held June 2, 2012, at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Chapel with Pastor Angela Campbell officiating. Interment followed at Oaklawn Cemetery.
Gregg was born March 15, 1933, in Marked Tree, Ark., to Florence and Earl Phillips and died May 28, 2012.
She was known as “Mamaw” to her grandchildren and enjoyed seeing her first great-grandchild. She enjoyed being a woman of faith, playing the piano and organ, playing bridge and golf. She was the president of the Military Wives Club, as well.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Sonny Phillips, sister Maurine Boyett and her husband, Robert E. Gregg.
Survivors include her daughter, Sherri Wong, and husband Paul of Dallas; sons John Gregg of Gun Barrel City and David Gregg and wife Linda of Wichita Falls; sister Betty Tucker of Marked Tree, Ark.; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; other family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Odyssey Dreams Foundation, 7557 Rambler Road #112, Dallas, 75231, attention to Angie Campbell.
A personal tribute may be posted online at

Rudolph Kralich
Services for Rudolph “Rudy” Kralich, 78, of Enchanted Oaks, are set for 2 p.m. Sunday (today), June 10, 2012, at St. Jude Catholic Church.
Recitation of the Rosary was held Saturday at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Chapel.
Kralich was born Oct. 7, 1933, in Shreveport, La., to Henrietta and Rudolph Kralich Sr. and died June 5, 2012.
He was a devoted loving father who always had time for his family. He was happily married for 57 years to the late Rolene Kralich and was a fourth degree member of the Knights of Columbus.
He was an avid golfer and reader. He was Catholic by faith and a member of St. Jude Catholic Church in Gun Barrel City.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, sister Evelyn Orr and brother Millard Kralich.
Survivors include his sons, Joseph Kralich and wife Deborah of Jacksonville, Jerry Kralich and wife Mary of Mansfield, Jeff Kralich and wife Sue of Colleyville; daughter Cathy Parent of Houston; nine grandchildren, one great-grandchild; and other family members and many friends.
A personal tribute may be posted online at

Ronnie Henderson
Grave side services for Ronnie Henderson, 66, of Kemp, were held June 7, 2012, at Mt. Olive Cemetery with Rev. Joe Bob Hughes officiating.
Henderson was born January 20, 1946, to Erma and Burrell Henderson and died June 4, 2012, at his home.
He was a Baptist by faith and member of Tolosa Baptist Church in Kemp.
He enjoyed fishing, working on cars and above all, being with his family.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Sue Henderson; grandsons Marvin and Nicholas, and four brothers and three sisters.
Survivors include his son, Nathan Henderson of Eustace; daughters Leslie Tillett and husband Craig of N.C., Betty Brown of Kemp, Wanda Fivecoat and husband Keith of Kemp, Linda English and husband Keith of Mabank; 19 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, and other family and many loving friends.
A personal tribute may be posted online at
Mary Draughon
Services for Mary Draughon, 77, of Mabank, were held June 8, 2012, at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Chapel. Interment followed at Oaklawn Cemetery.
Draughon was born Jan. 19, 1935, in Dallas, to Newell and Thomas Mullican and died June 6, 2012.
She retired from Nations Bank in Dallas, where she had worked since 1947. She was a member of the Beacon Church of Christ in Gun Barrel City.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband Harold Draughon.
Survivors include her sons, Harold C. Draughon of Trinidad, Dwight E. Draughon and wife Paula of Mabank, Robert W. Draughon and wife Kelly of Forney, Michael D. Draughon and wife Demeta of Gun Barrel City; daughter Karen Emmons of Gun Barrel City; sister Jean Melton of Trinidad; six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; and other family members and many friends.
Condolences may be posted online at
Bernie Bowden
Services for Bernie Bowden, 65, of Kemp, were held June 4, 2012, at Anderson-Clayton Bros. Funeral Home.
Bowden was born July 20, 1946, in Dallas, to Cleo and James W. Bowden and died May 30, 2012.
He enjoyed watching television, gambling, going to car auctions and working on his pickup.
He drove a truck for Consolidated Freight for more than 30 years and received many safety awards.
He dreamed of owning a white Ford Mustang or Chrysler 300, but chose to spend his money on his family instead.
He served his country in the United States Marine Corps during Vietnam where he was awarded several medals including the National Defense Service, Good Conduct, Republic of Vietnam Campaign and Vietnam Service Medal.
He is preceded in death by his father.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth Bowden; children Bennie Don Roberts and wife Von of Paris, Cindy Roberts of Mesquite, Robin Maxam and husband Tony of Mesquite, Brandon Bowden and wife Joy of Mesquite, and Brian Bowden of Kemp; grandchildren Michael, Marcie, Bradly, Cameron and Rebecca Maxam, Joshua and Justin Roberts, Tonya and Kenny Bair, and Samantha, Alyssa, James and Vernon Bowden; great-grandchildren Caitlyn and Braden Maxam and Caleb and Jacob Bair; his mother; sister Michelle McMullen and husband Byron; nephews Justin McMullen and wife Kristin and Hayden McMullen; niece Chelsey Cook and husband John; great-nieces Elizabeth and Bridget McMullen; and many friends.



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