Janie Vanbuskirk
Memorial services for Janie Vanbuskirk, 60, Kaufman, were held Oct. 2, 2009, at the Eubank Memorial Chapel with Dr. Brent Gentzel officiating under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Vanbuskirk was born Jan. 19, 1949, in Mineral Wells and died Sept. 29, 2009, in Kaufman.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Kaufman.
Survivors include her daughters Virginia Ann Patterson and husband Bobby Gene, Athens; Cindy Irene Galloway and husband Tommy, Crandall; and Christy Lynn Morse and husband John, Malakoff; grandchildren Katelynn Morris and Sean Galloway; sister Patricia Ann Callens and husband Joe, California; other family members and many friends.

Iris Roberts
Memorial services for Iris Joyce Cole-Cornelison Roberts, 77, Gun Barrel City, were held Oct. 5, 2009, at the First Baptist Church of Eustace with the Revs. Paul McKinney and Jim Norcross officiating. Interment followed in Laurel Oaks Cemetery in Mesquite under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Roberts was born April 1, 1932, in Zip City and died Sept. 28, 2009, in Gun Barrel City.
She was preceded in death by her grandson Scott McDonald, son Clyde Leon Roberts and parents Thelma Cole and John Burl Cornelison.
Previously of Balch Springs, she had resided in Gun Barrel City for 30 years and was Baptist by faith. She graduated from Pleasant Grove High School. We will miss our favorite Democrat.
Survivors include her sons John Richard “Ricky” Roberts and wife Sandra, Gun Barrel City; Dale Roberts and wife Bobbie, Gun Barrel City; and Wayne Roberts and wife Rosemary “Rosie,” Gun Barrel City; daughters Janenne Henexson and husband Gary, Gun Barrel City; and Carla McDonald and husband Jay, Gun Barrel City; grandchildren Crystal Lynn Landtroop and husband Randy, Gun Barrel City; Amanda Wheeler and husband Mike, Canton; Wayne Roberts Jr. and companion Jaimie, Gun Barrel City; Ashley Roberts and husband Alan Scarbrough, Round Rock; John McDonald III and Dylan McDonald, both of Gun Barrel City; great-grandchildren Matthew and Morgan Wheeler, Destiny Scarbrough, Kelsey and Kiley Landtroop and Molinda Freeman.

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