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  Kyle Zitko
Services for Kyle Walter Zitko, 19, were held Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008, at the Christian Life Center Church.
Pastor Barry Boatright officiated, under the direction of Moorhead-Epps Funeral Home in Gun Barrel City.
Zitko was the most beloved son of Laurlyn Foster, David Gomez, Greg and Robin Zitko.
He was also the cherished brother to Lindsay Coker and husband Jeremy; fond brother to Stormy, Natasha, Christopher, Anthony and Brandon; beloved stepbrother to Chris, Amy, Tony and Wendy Gapastione.
He was also the grandson of Virginia Zitko, Lorraine Orgurek; loving nephew of Bill and Darlene Zitko, Shari and Terry Caselli, Valle Zitko, Nina and Dennis Brewerton, Kathy and Steve Hultgren, Tarece and Rob Yost.
Also, a loving cousin to Ashley Caselli, Tiffany, Joshua, McKenna and Jameson Johannsen, Michael, Hailey, Brian, Taylor, Brandon, Justin, Chrissy, Lauren, Shawn, Vickie and Lil Billy; loving and caring uncle to Isella Rose and Baby Boy Coker.
And he was the most faithful friend to Sable, Reagan, Hemi, Rascal and Scoop.
He was a good and fun friend to so many.
Kyle was born in Chicago, Ill. Nov. 3, 1988, was a faithful member of the Christian Life Center in Gun Barrel City, employed by the Henderson County Sheriff’s Department working as a corrections officer.
He graduated from Mabank High School in 2007, and played football while attending there.
He had a passion for cars, people and animals.
He also had the ability to have adult conversations with people he met from a very young age.
Kyle will be missed by all of his family and friends, who loved him dearly.
The family received condolences from friends Thursday and Friday.
Pallbearers for the Saturday service were friends Jose, Bo, Preston, Jordan, Anthony, Bill, Larry, Daryl, Jeremy and Terry.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Stray Dog Shelter in Murchison. It can be reached on the web at straydog.org or by e-mail at straydog147@yahoo.com or simply call, (903) 479-3497.
To send an on-line condolence go to www.moorhead epps.com.

Edward Cason
Services for Edward Parker Cason, 76, Haltom City, were held Sept. 26, 2008, at the Malakoff Cemetery with Bro. Floyd Loven officiating under the direction of Tomlinson Funeral Home in Malakoff.
Cason was born March 23, 1932, in Malakoff to the late Della Camelia Donaldson and Edward Parker Cason and died Sept. 22, 2008, in Harris Methodist Hospital.
He was a Santa Fe Railroad employee and a veteran of the U.S. Army serving from April 14, 1953 to April 19, 1955.
Survivors are members of the Edward P. Cason Jr. family.

Margaret Morphew
Memorial services for Margaret Waddell Morphew, 93, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, at the First United Methodist Church in Mabank with the Rev. Eston Williams officiating.
Morphew was born Jan. 19, 1915, in Odessa and died Sept. 22, 2008.
She lived in the Cedar Creek Country Club with her son Don Richardson and was a member of the Christian Science Church of Athens.
Survivors include her son Don Richardson and wife Mary Ann, Kemp; granddaughter DeEsta Garrett , College Station; grandson Wade Richardson, Las Vegas, Nev.; and Margaret Marie Warner, Missouri City; and five great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the West Texas Boys Ranch Foundation, 36 W. Veauregard Ste. 520, P.O. Box 4077, San Angelo, TX 76902.

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