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  William ‘Billy’ McNicholas
Services for William Eugene “Billy” McNicholas, 17, Joshua, were held Nov. 6, 2008, in Mountain Valley Funeral Home Chapel in Burleson.
McNicholas was born July 28, 1991, in Dallas and died Nov. 1, 2008, in Godley. He was preceded in death by a brother Shaun Givney.
He was a junior at Godley High School.
Survivors include his father David McNicholas, Joshua; mother Candy Mitchell and husband Dennis, Mabank; sisters Kristyn Currie and husband Ralph, Burleson; and Traci McNicholas, Patterson, Mo.; grandmother Raelene Harkey, Dewitt, Iowa; niece Mia Currie; nephew Kyler Hayes; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, other family members and friends.

Billy Ray Shehee
Services for Billy Ray Shehee, 86, Kemp, were held Nov. 6, 2008, in the Anderson-Clayton Bros. Chapel with the Rev. James Martin officiating. Interment followed in the Wilson Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Anderson-Clayton Bros. Funeral Home in Kemp.
Shehee was born May 11, 1922, in Kaufman County to the late Lola Alice Reams and Thomas Bartlett Shehee and died Nov. 3, 2008, in Kemp.
He was preceded in death by five brothers, two sisters and his wife Mary Frances Shehee Dec. 7, 1998.
He was a retired U.S. Navy veteran, serving from Jan. 25, 1941, to March 10, 1961.
During World War II, he served aboard the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Enterprise CV6 for most of the war. He retired as a chief machinist mate.
He received his masters degree in industrial arts prior to teaching in South Garland High School, where he set up the woodworking and auto mechanics program.
He returned to Kemp and worked for the Post Office for 10 years on rural route three and remained in Kemp for nearly 50 years.
He was a scoutmaster for 12 years in Garland and Kemp.
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Kemp.
Survivors include his sons Billy Mack Shehee and wife Linda, Kemp; and Barney Jack Shehee and wife Pansy, Irving; stepdaughter Janet Snow, Lindale; grandchildren Kurt Shehee, Rebecca Williams, Jason Shehee, Jennifer Shehee and Laci Maestas; stepgrandchildren Jeretta Nance and Loretta Dodd; three great-grandchildren and two stepgreat-grandchildren.

Steven Stovall
Services for Steven Allen Stovall, 52, Kemp, were held Nov. 7, 2008, at the Anderson-Clayton Bros. chapel with the Rev. Dub Henry officiating. Interment was in the Kemp Cemetery under the direction of Anderson-Clayton Bros. Funeral Home in Kemp.
Stovall was born Sept. 25, 1956, in Dallas to Ruth Ann Witherspoon and Herman Allen Stovall and died Nov. 5, 2008, in Kemp.
He attended Ponca Military Academy in Ponca City, Okla., and graduated from Kemp High School. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Kemp.
Survivors include his parents, brother David Mark Stovall and fianceé Marsha Ann, Kemp; aunts Ruth Corn, Kemp; Alma King, Troup; Reba Rivers, Arp; and Jewel Faulkner, Garland; numerous cousins, other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers were Victor Murphy, Joe Chambliss, Dennis Prewitt, Pete Eldridge, Vernon Rivers and Harvey McFaul.

Susan McClure
A memorial service for Susan McClure, 50, Caney City, was held Nov. 6, 2008, at the Eubank Memorial chapel with the Rev. Allen Hobgood officiating under the direction of the Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
McClure was born April 13, 1968, in Muskogee, Okla., and died Nov. 4, 2008, in Tyler.
Previously of Missouri, she had resided in Caney City for the past 20 years and was of the Baptist faith. She was a bus driver.
Survivors include her husband Connie McClure, Caney City; son Aaron McClure, Springfield, Mo.; daughter Jessica Arthur and husband Mark, Marshfield, Mo.; grandchildren Jordan Williams, Easton Arthur, Abbie Williams and Courtney McClure; brothers John, Allen, Gregg and Brad Creech; sisters Lil Lake and Kathy Frerich; parents Lois and Walter Creech, Niangua, Mo.; nieces, nephews, other family members and many friends.

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