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  Roy Van Winkle
Funeral arrangements for Roy Dean Van Winkle, 64, Trinidad, were made by Tomlinson Funeral Home in Seven Points.
Van Winkle was born Jan. 9, 1946, in Gainsville, to Addie Lee Wilson and Craggie Allen Van Winkle and died Sept. 1, 2010, in Trinidad.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Bobby Joe Keener and Jerry Clyde Van Winkle and sister Belinda Bailey.
He was a retired truck driver for Albertson’s.
Survivors include his wife, Sandra Van Winkle, daughters Lynda Gayl Gee and husband Dwayne, Stephanie Inman and husband Eugene, and Laura Jones, brother Troy Hanes, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Carol Easterly
Services for Carol LaVelle Easterly, 67, Kemp, were held at 11 a.m. (today), Sept. 23, 2010, at the Mesquite Funeral Home with Danny Boles officiating. Interment was in the Kemp Cemetery.
Easterly was born July 11, 1943, in Dallas and died Sept. 19, 2010, in Tyler.
She was preceded in death by her mother and stepfather Vivian Mildred and Claude S. Clay, father J.C. Foster, brothers Jerry Foster and Claude Richard Clay.
She was retired from Earl Owens Company and was Baptist by faith.
Survivors include her husband John Easterly; son Charles Easterly and wife Lori-Anne; grandchildren Christopher, Ashley, Clay and Kelli Easterly, all of Kemp; sister Tempie Boles and husband Danny, Tool; brother Gary Foster and wife Sue; seven nieces, four nephews, many family and friends.
Pallbearers were Christopher Easterly, John Garza Jr., Charles Easterly, D.J. Boles, Royce Ford and Robert Smith.
Alternate pallbearer was Johnnie Smith.

Eddie Guinn
Services for Eddie Verl Guinn, 83, Eustace, were held Sept. 22, 2010, at the Beacon Church of Christ with Ken Maddox officiating. Burial was in Elm Grove Cemetery under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Guinn was born Dec. 19, 1926, in Canton and died Sept. 18, 2010, in Garland.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Guinn in 2009, parents Lucy and Lonnie Quinn and sisters Ethel Smith and Vertie Ivy.
Previously of Dallas, he had resided in Eustace since 1984.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and was a member of the Beacon Church of Christ.
He was a great Christian man and father who loved his family and friends.
He served many years as a deacon in Dallas and Gun Barrel City.
He spent his life serving God and people.
Survivors include his son, Douglas Guinn and wife Bobbi, Garland; daughters Wanda Franklin and husband Gerald, Gilmer; and Kathy Brown and husband Gary, Ovilla; grandchildren Angela Bellinger, Jennefer Paden, Carrie Gosslee, Angela Ward, Jerad Franklin, Andy Brown, Adam Brown and Kara Sheets; 14 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other family members and many friends.
Pallbearers were Andy Brown, Adam Brown, Shawn Paden, Zach Sheets, Wesley Guinn, Kenneth Jones and Jonathan Powers.

Nancy Clamon
Services for Nancy Clamon, 64, Mabank, were held Sept. 22, 2010, at the Harvey Funeral Home Chapel in Mount Vernon. Interment was in Grove Hill Cemetery in Dallas under the direction of Sam B. Harvey Funeral Home, Inc. in Mount Vernon.
Clamon was born July 30, 1946, in Dallas to Bonnye Rains and Howard Horton and died Sept. 19, 2010, in Mabank.
Survivors include her husband Don Clamon, Mabank; children Kim Hill, Powell Butte, Oregon; Kay Majors, Mount Vernon; and Craig Chastain, Mount Pleasant; brother Edward R. Horton, Bells; sister Pam Ramsey, Grand Prairie; and five grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Larry Clamon, Mark Clamon, Brad Meyer, Wayne Charlton, Kevin Fite and Hall Hicks.
Honorary pallbearers were Ed Coleman, Richard Rutledge, Robert D. Clamon and Bryan Majors.

Hubert Pasley
Graveside services for Hubert Newton “Red” Pasley, 83, Kemp, were held 11 a.m. (today), Sept. 23, 2010, at the Lake Chapel Cemetery in Fairfield with Bro. Floyd Loven officiating under the direction of Tomlinson Funeral Home in Seven Points.
Pasley was born June 15, 1927, in Maydell to Mytral Ruthie Oycus and Edgar Newton Paslay and died Sept. 19, 2010, in Wills Point.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Fannie Gertrude Paslay and son-in-law David Strom.
He was an automotive mechanic and Baptist by faith.
Survivors include his sons Eddie Paslay and wife Patty, Quinlan; and Laney Paslay and wife JoAnna, Garland; daughter Robin Strom, Greenville; and four sisters.

David Lowry
Services for David Wayne Lowry, 42, Eustace, were held Sept. 22, 2010, at the First Assembly of God Church of Eustace with the Revs. Paul Whitaker, Donald Thomas and Dewain Mixon officiating. Interment was in Chinquapin Cemetery in Athens under the direction of Hannigan Smith Funeral Home of Athens.
Lowry was born Oct. 31, 1967, in Athens to Olevia Jean Mixon and David A. Lowry and died Sept. 18, 2010, in Tyler.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents the Rev. Hubert and Amy Lowry, maternal grandparents, Kodene and G.C. Mixon, and uncle Hubert Lowry.
He lived most of his life in Eustace and graduated from Eustace High School in 1986.
He was a member of the House of Mercy Covenant Church in Athens.
He loved to hunt and fish and do anything outdoors.
Survivors include his wife, Charlotte Lowry, Eustace; parents, sons Kagan and Colten Lowry, Gun Barrel City; stepchildren Sara Acevedo, Eustace; Marshalla Padgett, Eustace; and Curtis Thomas, Dimmitt; sister Christi Ridgle and husband Jeff, Eustace; brother John Lowry and wife Lacey, Athens; aunts and uncles Dewaine and Trina Mixon, Allie Bridger, Grace and James Cook, Christey and Dan Lowry, Cherry and Jessie Lowry; nieces and nephews Mackenzie Ridgle, Autymn Ridgle, Mackella Ridgle, Jonathan Ridgle, Krysta Lowry, Molly Lowry and Weston Lowry.

Pearl Reade
With enormous sorrow, Noreen and Dee Dee announce the death of their mother, Pearl Constance Reade Sept. 17, 2010, surrounded by family.
She was born Nov. 19, 1925, to Gladys and William Tomasin in Kent, England.
She was a World War II veteran, proudly serving her country in the Women’s British Land Army and Timber Corps, from age 16 to 19 at the end of the war.
She received the World War II Commemorative Medal of Honor and a letter of appreciation from Queen Elizabeth II.
During that time, her fiancé, Capt. Anthony Scofield, a pilot in HRM Air Corps, was shot down and killed in action over France.
She later met and married Alexander Reade, serving in the United States Army Air Corps, in March, 1945. She was one of the first groups of war brides arriving in the United States.
Their married life was spent in El Paso, until his death in October, 2005.
She was an employee of the Popular Dry Goods Company and the American Automobile Association, from which she retired after 27 years’ service.
She was a very independent woman, always posh and always a lady.
She is survived, remembered and missed by her daughters, Noreen Vaughan and Deirdre Napoles and husband Roland of Tool; grandchildren Ernest Gomez and family of Argyle; Sean Wyckoff and family of El Paso; Selena Maruska and family of Elizabeth, Colo.; Heath Vaughan and family of Arlington; Tara Land and family of Keller; 14 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson; sister Doris Jones; niece Patty Zatezlo; nephew Dr. Douglas Jones and their families.
Memorial services will be held at Tomlinson Funeral Homes, State Highway 274, Seven Points, at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010, officiated by Chaplain Andre Ward.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in her name to your local animal shelter. A celebration of her life will be held in El Paso at a future date.
Her ashes will be spread by her family over the White Cliffs of Dover, England.
Special thanks to Dr. Edwards, ETMC Athens ICM staff, especially Thomas, Melanie and Jana.
Also, thank you to Lighted pathway Hospice, especially Chaplain Andre Ward, Selena, Annie and Bobbie.
Family and neighbors are invited to join us after the services at our home, 214 Plantation Drive, Tool.
Oh, give me just these sights and sound,
And I will cease to travel round,
For those who know of them have found
A resting place in England.

Everardo Gonzalez
A Mass of Christian Burial for Everardo Gonzalez, 55, was held Sept. 18, 2010, at St. Jude Catholic Church in Gun Barrel City with Father Raymundo Garcia officiating. Burial was in Oaklawn Cemetery in Mabank under the direction of Moorhead Epps Funeral Home in Gun Barrel City.
Gonzalez was born May 5, 1955, in Remolino, Coah Mexico to the home of Octavida Reyes and Tomas Gonzalez and died Sept. 14, 2010, in Dallas.
He was preceded in death by his father.
He worked for Vistawall Architectural Products in Terrell for several years.
Survivors include his wife, Edna Gonzalez, son Edgar Gonzalez, daughters Edna Edith, Edelyn and Elizabeth Gonzalez, mother, brothers Armando, Juan, Jorge, Edward and Hector Gonzalez, sisters Luz Maria Galindo and Isabel Castaneda, numerous other family members and many friends.

Frank Brown
Services for Frank Brown, 88, Kemp, were held Sept. 21, 2010, at the Anderson-Clayton Brothers Funeral Home in Kemp with interment following in Baker Cemetery in Kemp.
Brown was born Jan. 22, 1922, in Henderson County to Mary and Lawrence Brown and died Sept. 18, 2010, in Malakoff.
He was preceded in death by his parents, son Ricky Paul Brown and grandson Jeremy Don Brennan.
He married Mable Hocutt, the love of his life, and that romance lasted for 70 years. He lived his entire life in Henderson County on a farm, where he grew his crops and raised his six sons.
He was a simple man of truth and integrity, quick wit and definite opinions, and raised his sons to be the same.
He served in the U.S. Army with honor and distinction.
Survivors include his wife Mable Louise Brown, sons Mackie Lee Brown, William Irvin Brown and wife Alice, Ronnie Frank Brown and wife Janice, Jerry Don Brown and wife Lisa, and John Kevin Brown and wife Cindy, 12 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.


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