A memorial for Betty Joy Fox White will be held at a later date in Kentucky.
White was born May 1934, in Western Kentucky to Cora and Bailey Fox and
passed away May 28, 2012, in Evansville, Ind., at age 78. She was the
youngest of four children.
She lived in Germany, Florida, Texas and Kentucky. She was a former resident
of Cedar Creek Lake and Dallas.
She had a long career in the Dallas garment industry as a Chief Pattern
Maker. With her Designer, she helped create a clothing line for singer
Crystal Gayle. Before retiring, she opened her own alterations store.
She was a gourmet cook, excellent seamstress and loved her dogs, enjoyed
visiting with friends and family, and going to Las Vegas and Hawaii.
She was Baptist by faith and retired to Kentucky.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brother Bryce Kell Fox of
She was survived by her daughter Heidie L. White; brother Earl G. Fox and
his wife, Ida; sister Mary Romerhaus of Enchanted Oaks; sister-in-law Billye
Fox of Artesia, N.M.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Grave side services for Yvonne Bishop Brown, 81, of Gilmer, were held June
21, 2012, at Oaklawn Cemetery in Mabank, with Bro. Pete Dugger officiating
under the direction of Croley Funeral Home of Gilmer.
Brown was born Aug. 20, 1930, in Oklahoma City, Okla., to Grace Troman
Spinks and George Henry Bishop and died June 18, 2012, in Gilmer.
She married James Charles Brown Oct. 4, 1945, in Quanah and was the owner of
a ceramic business before her retirement.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Loretta Crutsinger, in 1999, and
granddaughter Christina Patterson in 2001.
Survivors include her husband, James C. Brown, of Gilmer; daughter Lavonne
Jones and husband Wayne of Gilmer; brother Tommy Jeff Bishop of
Pennsylvania; sisters Carmaleta Loyd of Hurst and Juanita Osborn of Hurlong,
Calif.; grandchildren Ronald James and Kevin Allen Crutsinger; four
great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
Services for Bobby J. Huddleston , 81, of Gun Barrel City will be held at 11
a.m. Monday, July 2, 2012, at the Aley United Methodist Church, located at
1215 W. Cedar Creek Prkwy in Seven Points.
Bob was born April 20, 1931, in Red River County, and died June 11, 2012 in
Gun Barrel City.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Bette L. Huddleston.
He is survived by his two sons, Douglas Huddleston and wife Susanne and
Kenneth Huddleston and his wife, Sherree Daniels; granddaughter Sarah Carter
and husband Mike and their two children; many other family members, friends
Services for Denny Charles Griffin, 64, of Phalba, were held Feb. 22, 2012,
at the Eubank Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Mabank.
Griffin was born Jan. 29, 1948, in Dallas, to Betty Joann Mangan and Charles
Lester Griffin and died Feb. 17, 2012, peacefully at his residence.
Griffin graduated from Brian Adams High School in 1965 and worked for
Southwestern Bell for 31 years. He was a member of the Communication Workers
of America Local 6215.
Survivors include his wife Deanette Griffin of Canton; children Carla Taylor
and husband Khris of Royse City, Jason Griffin and wife Kristi of Garland,
LeShawn Railsback of Rockwall, Brent Railsback and Chris Spruill of Canton;
grandchildren Christopher, McKenzie, Alexandria, Macie, Trevor and Carson;
his parents; sister Paula Harper and husband Lee of Murphy, LeAnn Pickett
and husband Pat, Toni Gray of Mabank; brother Jay Griffin and wife Kim of
Phalba; and many other family members and friends.