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  Holland ‘Buddy’ Trammell
Services for Holland R. “Buddy” Trammell, 75, Kemp, were held July 18, 2008, at the Tomlinson Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Leonard Eason officiating. Interment followed in Shiloh Cemetery in Kemp under the direction of Tomlinson Funeral Home in Seven Points.
Trammell was born Oct. 8, 1932, in Stockdale, to the late Ida and Calvin Trammell and died July 14, 2008, in Dallas. He was preceded in death by parents, two sisters and one brother.
He was retired from construction and owned B&G Barbecue in Seven Points for 18 years.
Survivors include his wife of 46 years Gwen Trammell; sons Calvin, Robert and Keith Trammell; and numerous grandchildren.

Jackie Williams
Visitation for Jackie Charles Williams, 53, Tool, was held July 18, 2008, under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Williams was born Jan. 26, 1955, in Dallas and died July 16, 2008, in Gun Barrel City.
Previously of Farmers Branch, he had resided in Tool for the past 22 years and was a well known musician.
He was an auto mechanic for the City of Dallas and Vandergriff Chevrolet.
Survivors include his mother Ruby Williams, Tool; brothers David Williams, Tool; and Mickey G. Williams, Chandler; sisters Vickie Bradley, Tool; Rhonda Roberson, Valley View; and Elizabeth Gamble, Mabank; a host of nieces, nephews and in-laws.

Sylvia Mae Wattner
Graveside services for Sylvia Mae Wattner, 89, Dallas, were held July 17, 2008, at Four Mile Cemetery with the Rev. Don Teague officiating under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Wattner was born May 8, 1919, in Sherman and died July 14, 2008, in Dallas. She was preceded in death by her husband Dalton Wattner.
She was a homemaker and lived in Dallas most of her life. She was of the Pentecostal faith and was a wonderful woman who cared about others.
Survivors include her brother Jim Sellers, Canton; brother-in-law Harry C. Choates, Dallas; and friend Margaret Ann Pendleton, Dallas.

Jordan Keith
Services for Jordan Page Keith, 10, Gun Barrel City, were held Friday, July 18, 2008, with the Rev. Dennis Woods officiating. Interment will follow in Cedar Creek Memorial Park under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Keith was born June 12, 1998, in Garland and died July 13, 2008, in Columbia, Mo.
Previously of Kemp, she had resided in Gun Barrel City for the past 2˝ years. She was a student and attended Tool Baptist Church and Mabank schools.
Survivors include her mother Tracy Gregory and Greg Cantrell of Gun Barrel City; father Michael Keith of Sedalia, Mo., and Jeff “Daddy” Sharpe of Kemp; sisters Brittany and Shelby Keith, both of Gun Barrel City; maternal grandparent Mary and Fred Gregory of Benton, La., and Erma “GaHa” Sharpe of Dallas; Dianah Murphy of Benton, La.; maternal great-grandparents Tommie Jo and Garon Shirley of Winnsboro; aunt and uncle Ronnie and James Rhodes of Benton, La.; aunt Tina Hampton of Bloomburg; uncle Jeff Walraven of Bloomburg; uncle Stacey Gregory of Haughton, La.; and special friend Kendra King of Gun Barrel City.
Pallbearers were Stacey Gregory, Jeff Walraven, Greg Cantrell Sr., Steven Boles, Jeffrey Wylie and Kevin Hayes.

Chris Garlow
Services for Chris Gunter Garlow, 57, Eustace, were held July 19, 2008, in Eubank Memorial Chapel with Glen Robinson officiating under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Garlow was born April 19, 1951, in Pittsburg, Pa., and died July 14, 2008, in Tyler.
He was a bartender and resided in Eustace for the past 18 years. He was of the Christian faith.
Survivors include his sister Marty Moore and husband Dave, Pennsylvania; nieces Hannah and Rachel Moore; and partner Michael Thomas Slingerland, Eustace.
Memorial contributions may be made in Chris Gunter Garlow’s name to the Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake, P.O. Box 43531, Seven Points, TX 75143.

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