Juanita Harris, 89, a Mabank resident for more than 60 years, died Sept. 8,
2011. She was born on April 12, 1922, in Range County.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin, and stepson Gene Harris.
She is survived by a brother, Olan Bullard, and two step sons Roland and
Her laughter and love of life will be missed by all. Juanita was not blessed
by the Lord to have children of her own, but she loved many others: LaDona
Yoes Willess and her daughters Audree and Blaire Willess of Rockwall as well
as others too numerous to name.
Special thanks to Willa Yoes and Hospice for all the care they gave in her
Services for Helen Boyde Gamble, 65, Payne Springs, will be held at noon
Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011 at the Payne Springs Community Center.
Interment will follow at Payne Springs Cemetary, where five generations of
her family have been laid to rest.
Gamble was born Feb. 15, 1945, in Rio Rancho, N.M. to Nellie Mae and Johnnie
Lee Boyde and died Friday, Sept. 16, 2011.
She was a graduate of Mabank High School.
Gamble was preceded in death by her parents.
Survivors include husband Jack; sons Andrew Batey, College Station and Jason
Gamble, Irving; daughters Tiffany Herron, Belton, Mo.; and Kasey Lobe,
College Station; grandchildren Michael and Katy Herron and Caroline and Jack
Services for Elmer Stallcup, 79, Gun Barrel City were held at 1 p.m. Sept.
30, 2011, at Liberty Baptist Church in Gun Barrel City with Dennis Woods and
Bro. Billy officiating.
Stallcup was born Sept. 3, 1932, in Breckenridge to Mabel Stubblefield
Thomas Edward Stallcup and died on Sept. 28, 2011 in Kemp.
He was member of Liberty Baptist Church and the American Legion.
Stallcup married Virginia McCoy Stallcup Dec. 18, 1987.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers Johnny and Tommy
Survivors include his wife; children Cathy Frausto and husband Alberto;
Cindy Stallcup, Becky Summers and husband Ricky Dale; Carolyn Waymire, Randy
Stallcup, Terry Hawkins, Jim Scott, brother Ed Stallcup and wife Cathy; 11
grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Services for Finis Burke, 83, of Mabank, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept.
29, 2011 at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Chapel in Mabank. Interment will
follow at Oaklawn Cemetery.
Burke was born Aug. 20, 1928, in Mabank to Gertrude (Brooks) and Andy Burke.
Burke served in the USMC during the Korean War and helped found the First
Presbyterian Church in Mabank as well as the Lions Club and the Good
Samaritans Food Pantry. He was a tool buyer for Sears & Roebuck for 44
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother A.T. Burke, first wife
Allie Ruth and sister Mary Helen Myrick.
He is survived by his wife, Lena Burke, Mabank; sons Buddy Burke, Mabank;
and Ben Carr and wife Lisa, Prairieville; daughter Judy Junell, Church Road,
Va.; sister Ernestine Monore and husband Charles, Athens; 10 grandchildren
and nine great-grandchildren.
A personal tribute can be made at www.eubank cedarcreek.com.