Services for Roy Bishop, 62, Athens, were held Oct. 13, 2009, at the
Anderson-Clayton Bros. Funeral Home in Kemp.
Bishop was born Feb. 25, 1947, in Ashdown, Ark., to the late Mamie House
and Louis Lee Bishop and died Oct. 9, 2009, in Tyler.
He was preceded in death by brothers Oscar and Troy Bishop.
Survivors include his wife Linda Bishop, Athens; sons Christopher Lee
Bishop and wife Ladonna, Monroe, Mich.; and Corey Allen Bishop, Canton;
daughter Cathy Bishop Bray; and husband Joey, Nacogdoches; brother
Shelby Bishop, Oklahoma City, Okla.; sisters Flora Kratz, Cleburne; and
Claudine Wyatt, Plano; and 12 grandchildren.
Services for Nellie Hamilton, 91, Seagoville, were held Oct. 10, 2009,
at the Morrow Chapel with the Rev. James Jacobs officiating. Interment
was in Morrow Chapel under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral
Home in Mabank.
Hamilton was born Sept. 17, 1918, in Kaufman County and died Oc.t 7,
2009, in Mesquite.
She was a very kind lady, a loving family member and always willing to
Survivors include several nieces and nephews, other family and friends.
Services for Elton T. Hollingsworth, 84, Terrell, were held Oct. 13,
2009, at the Eubank Memorial Chapel with the Rev. James Spakes and Henry
Hollingsworth officiating. Burial was in Oaklawn Cemetery under the
direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Hollingsworth was born Dec. 31, 1924, in Kemp and died Oct. 10, 2009, in
He was preceded in death by his wife Nelma Marie Hollingsworth, a son
and brothers Tillman, Wilbur and Wesley Hollingsworth.
He was a Dallas police officer for 22 years, a member of the Dallas
County Sheriff’s Office for 11 years and was a 32nd degree Mason for 50
years. He was a member of Scottish Rite for 50 years and was an ordained
Baptist minister and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.
Survivors include his daughter Joyce Hollingsworth and husband Paul
Massey, New Mexico; brother Henry and wife Nancy Hollingsworth,
Brownwood; granddaughters La Donda and husband Kevin Mosher, Terrell;
and My Linda and husband Paul Garcia Sr.; grandsons Brandon Mosher,
Terrell; Justin Mosher, Terrell; Paul Garcia Jr., New Mexico; and Reuben
Garcia, New Mexico; great-great-grandson Rayden Garcia, New Mexico;
sister-in-law Frances Hollingsworth; two nieces and two nephews.
Pallbearers were Brandon Mosher, Justin Mosher, Paul Garcia Jr., Reuben
Garcia, Tillman Hollingsworth and Mike Hollingsworth.
Services for J.I. Case, 54, Gun Barrel City, were held Oct. 9, 2009, at
the First Baptist Church of Gun Barrel City with the Rev. Byron Jones
officiating under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in
Case was born April 28, 1955, in Dallas and died Oct. 7, 2009, in Gun
He was preceded in death by his father Ernest Case Sr.
He had resided in Gun Barrel City for 24 years and was a member of the
Harbor Baptist Church in Payne Springs.
Survivors include his wife Brenda Case, Gun Barrel City; sons
Christapher Case, Payne Springs; and Jason Earnest Case, Mabank;
daughter Dorenda Ivey and husband Stacey, Gun Barrel City; grandchildren
Derian, Casey, Brendan, Haden, Desirée, Chris Jr., Johnathan, Brooklyn,
Trenton and Dylan; brothers Ernest Case Jr. and wife Barbara, Prosper;
and Jordan Case and wife Karen, Plano; sister Charlotte Currie and
husband Larry, Sulpher, La.; and mother Dora Mae Houswright.
Services for Cora Sue Duncan, 72, Cedar Creek Lake, are under the
arrangement of Parker-Ashworth Funeral Home of Kaufman.
Duncan was born Dec. 27, 1936, in West Point, Miss., to Thomas Ivy
Bradley and Craig Hill and died Oct. 11, 2009, at her home.
She was raised in West Point, Miss., moved to Washington D.C., to
Memphis, Tenn. and then to Stone Mountain, Ga., before moving to Kaufman
in 1974. In 1994, she moved to Cedar Creek Lake.
She worked for Wal-Mart in Gun Barrel City for 12 years. She was a
member of the Cedar Creek Bible Church and she married Robert Eugene
Duncan in Holly Springs, Miss., Dec. 10, 1960.
Survivors include her husband Robert, Kemp; son Ray Duncan and wife
Edna, Mabank; daughters Debbie Henderson and husband Mark, Rockwall;
Becky Slagel, Terrell; Teresa Bryant and husband Dale, Seattle, Wash.;
Cheryl Ollford, Kaufman; and Lisa Wampler and husband Robert, Scurry;
brother Ellis Hill, Memphis, Tenn.; sisters Katherine Williams, Austin;
and Ann Gohari, Grand Junction, Colo; 16 grandchildren and seven
great-grandchildren; many other relatives and friends.