Services for Jerrel Ray Lowe, 68, Kemp, were held Aug. 21, 2009, at
Tomlinson Funeral Home in Seven Points with Bros. Leonard Eason, Monte
Woodson and Thomas Eason officiating. Interment followed in Ware
Lowe was born March 23, 1941, in Red Oak to the late Marie and Zeka Lowe
and died Aug. 18, 2009, in Tyler.
He was retired from the City of Waxahachie and a member of Bible Baptist
Church. He and his wife Karen celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary
May 10, 2009.
Survivors include his wife Karen Lowe; daughter Jackie and husband
Phillip Eason; son Jerry Lowe and Sharon Reed; sisters Judy and husband
Gene Smith; Janice Woodson, Jody Doshier and Janell Graf; brother Jimmy
and wife Sherry Doshier; seven grandchildren; and five
A Celebration of Life for Gary Lee Downing, was held Aug. 20, 2009, at
the Dallas/Fort Worth National Cemetery.
Downing was born Aug. 24, 1950, to Marge and A.J. Downing and died Aug.
16, 2009, after a one and a half year battle with cancer.
Please know in your hearts he is now in a better place and is no longer
He was a graduate of Mabank High School and served several years in the
U.S. Air Force.
He spent many years in the Cedar Creek Lake area and owned and operated
Carpet Masters carpet cleaning service for nearly 20 years, visiting in
many of your homes and businesses.
He has touched many souls in his lifetime and will be greatly missed.
Survivors include his children Christopher, Matthew and Tara;
daughter-in-law Sandra; nieces Stephanie and Kristen; nephews Thomas,
Austin and Daniel; brothers Bob and Jack; sister Kelly; many aunts,
uncles, cousins and countless friends.
The family requests donations be made to the American Cancer Society, or
any of the Veterans Affairs organizations. If you wish to send flowers,
cards, etc., please send to 1507 Knollview Lane, Carrollton, TX 75007.
Services for Roger Dean Hawkins, 66, Waxahachie, were held Aug. 21,
2009, at Cedar Creek Memorial Park with Don Pass officiating under the
direction of Tomlinson Funeral Home in Seven Points.
Hawkins was born Nov. 21, 1942, in Paris to the late Edith and Abner
Hawkins and died Aug. 17, 2009, in Waco.
He was a teacher with Crandall Independent School District.
Survivors include his wife Patsy J. Hawkins; daughters Tabatha Badgett
and Samantha Hawkins; brothers Randall and Joey Hawkins; sister Janell
Berry; mother-in-law Mary Redus; sisters-in-law Sue Ensley and Rose
Elmore; grandson Collin “Beau” Badgett; and great-grandson Logan Badgett.
Services for Peggy Jean McFaul, 70, Troop, were held Aug. 22, 2009, at
the Kemp Cemetery with Johnny Beard officiating under the direction of
Tomlinson Funeral Home in Seven Points.
McFaul was born March 25, 1939, in Fall Brook, Calif., to the late Julia
and Everette Mack Payne and died Aug. 18, 2009, in Tyler.
She was a member of the Colonial Hills Baptist Church and Eastern Star.
She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
Survivors include her husband Kenneth McFaul; daughters Ragena and
husband David Barker; Paula and husband Todd Shackelford; sister Linda
and husband Jerry Smith; and four grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of East Texas, 4111
University Drive, Tyler, TX 75701.
A memorial service for Rickey Dale Moseley, 49, Gun Barrel City, will be
held at a later date under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral
Home in Mabank.
Moseley was born Nov. 6, 1959, in Dallas and died Aug. 8, 2009, in
He was preceded in death by his mother Betty Lou Moseley.
Previously of Dallas, he had resided in Gun Barrel City for the past 15
years and was a very helpful man. He was employed with duct work.
Survivors include his sister Eugenia Gonzales and husband Ty Neal, Payne
Springs; brothers Chris Moseley and wife Susan, Denton; and Danny
Moseley, Seven Points; nephew Patrick Gonzales; nieces Jessica and
Laquita Gonzales; great-niece Alyssia Gonzales; and father Luther Eugene
Moseley, Gun Barrel City;
A memorial service for Bernice Wagner Bunn, 82, Athens, will be held at
11 a.m. Sept. 2, 2009, at the Harwinton Congregation Church. Burial will
follow in the Center Cemetery in Burlington, Conn., under the direction
of Tomlinson Funeral Home in Malakoff.
Bunn was born May 8, 1926, to the late Cora Martin and George Wagner and
died Aug. 16, 2009, at her home “Silver Creek Farm.”
She was preceded in death by one son Norman Bunn.
Before her retirement she was a nurse at Bristol Hospital in
Connecticut, working in the maternity ward for many years.
She resided in Connecticut until moving to Texas to be with her youngest
daughter 12 years ago, returning to Connecticut each summer to catch up
with family and friends.
She was a loving mother and grandmother, especially enjoying time spent
making puzzles with her family.
Survivors include her children Donald Bunn Jr., Urbana, Ohio; Bonnie
Ogonowski and husband John, Terryville, Conn.; Cora R. Bell and husband
Randy, Harwinton, Conn.; Sharon Belanger, Terryville, Conn.; and Laurie
Truskauskas-Knott and husband John, Athens; brother George Wagner,
Bristol, Conn.; sister Dorothy Martin, Ledyard, Conn.; 11 grandchildren;
14 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Prospect Mountain
Therapeutic Riding Center at American National Bank or directly to 7471
Farm-to-Market 3094, Scurry, TX 75158.