Arrangements for Charles Edward Harris, 55, of Malakoff, were under the
direction of Moorhead Epps Funeral Home in Gun Barrel City.
Harris was born April 20, 1956, in Coushatte, La., to Aline Torrance and
Frank Edward Harris and died June 24, 2011, in Athens.
Survivors include son Scotty Sepulvado; brother David Harris; sisters
Shirley Harris, Janice Smith, Patsy Brocata and Linda Kelly.
Services for Gordon D. Keahey, 47, of Forney, will be held at 10 a.m.
Thursday (today), June 30, 2011, at the Rest Haven Funeral Home, located at
2500 State Highway 66 East in Rockwall.
Keahey was born April 30, 1964, in Dallas to Myrt and J.R. Keahey and died
June 25, 2011, in a tragic automobile accident.
Following graduation from Kemp High School in 1982, Keahey was employed at
Rockwell International for 15 years, Nokia for 10 years, Nokia Siemens
Systems for two years and was to start a new job at DFW International
Airport on June 27.
With a heart for service, Keahey was a man of many talents and interests.
He was a member of FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) and was
deployed to serve during various national emergencies as a paramedic and
Keahey served at Ground-Zero following the World Trade Center terrorist
attacks Sept. 11, 2001, in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina and
enjoyed a more pleasant deployment to the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City,
He also served as a volunteer fireman, paramedic and was a licensed
electrician, who held EPA and OSHA certifications.
Keahey loved all things Harley, and was a member of the Patriot Guard
He frequently rode escort for the fallen military, which was something he
was very passionate about.
Keahey also took part in various fundraising rides that benefitted
organizations, such as the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
All who knew Keahey will surely agree that he was one-of-a-kind with a mind
of his own.
During his life, he faced personal tragedy with courage and went on to serve
others in need.
Keahey will be missed by all and remembered when a Harley is heard rumbling
down the road.
Survivors include son Justin Keahey; daughter Karlie Keahey, both of Forney;
mother Myrt Keahey Lemmon and husband Jim, Dallas; father J.R. Keahey and
wife Sandra, Kemp, brother Eric Keahey and wife Christy, Kemp, stepbrother
Danny Craft and wife Tonya, McKinney; stepsister Suzan Johnson and husband
Leon, Kemp, stepsister Laura Moore and daughter LaRona, McKinney; and a host
of family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the North Texas Patriot Guard
Services for Ethel Nesseth, 91, were held June 29, 2011, in the Eubank Cedar
Creek Memorial Chapel in Mabank. Interment followed at Oaklawn Cemetery in
Mabank, under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Nesseth was born July 23, 1919, in Dunlap, Tenn., to Eliza and Byron Land
and died June 26, 2011, in Athens.
She loved her children and family and enjoyed cooking and dancing.
Nesseth was Pentecostal in faith.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Art Nesseth; daughter
Loretta Wallace and son Tommy Holman.
Survivors include daughters Delores Smith and husband Roger; Brenda Davis;
Debbie Herriage; sons Billy Holman and wife Pat; Bobby Holman and wife
Maybelle; 21 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and
great-great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law Lea Holman; son-in-law Bob
Wallace; other family members and many friends.
Graveside services for Alvin Durwood Williams, 86, were held June 15, 2011
at the Payne Cemetery in Eustace with the Rev. Charlie Woodard officiating,
under the direction of Moorhead Epps Funeral Home in Gun Barrel City.
Williams was born Nov. 11, 1924, in Eustace to Frankie and Homer Williams
and died June 12, 2011, in Athens.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Elliott Williams.
Survivors include son Denny Alvin Williams, daughter Jhil Delea Williams;
cousins Jean Campbell, Mildred Dyer, Faye McLung, Bobbie Thomas; other
family and friends.