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Jimmie Brackenridge
Jimmie Ray Brackenridge, 67, Kemp, died Nov. 6, 2011.
He was born to Dorothy and Ernest Brackenridge Aug. 19, 1944.
Survivors include sisters Laura Hardaway and family, Hillsboro; Peggy Ray, Kemp; Janice Ince and husband Jodie, Whitney; and Sonny Brackenridge, Whitney; nephew James Ray and wife Lisa, Kemp; nieces Laura Raney and husband Pat McLeod, Decatur, and Leona Bounds and husband Jeff, Kemp; great nieces and nephews Ashleigh Wright and husband Josh along with their children, Lauren, Brody and Hudson of Waxahachie; Misty, Raney, McKinney, Chris Ray and wife Andrea and soon-to-be-born Cash of Minot, N.D.; Shane Raney and wife Ashley and their daughter, Braylee, of Decatur; Jessica Haigood and husband Brandon and their children, Kelci and Allen of Okinawa, Japan; and Zachary Bounds of Kemp; other nieces, nephews, friends and The McGuire Family.
The family wishes to thank Kemp Care Center for the loving care and devotion they have given Jimmie over the last few years.
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Mary Trotter
Services for Mary Ester Trotter, 89, Mabank, were held Nov. 9, 2011, at Big Springs Cemetery in Garland, under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Trotter was born April 30, 1922, and died Nov. 6, 2011.
She married her high school sweetheart, Jim, and they owned homes at Lake of the Pines and Malakoff before settling in Mabank for the last 20 years.
Trotter also owned and operated a cigar stand and sandwich shop in Dallas and Double T Ranch in Arkansas.
She was preceded in death by her husband.
Survivors include brothers Oliver Swor, Plano; and James Hodges and his wife, Sharon, Frisco; numerous nieces and nephews.
Special thanks are extended to the Canton Oaks Nursing Facility and to Autumn Wood Hospice of Grand Saline for their care of our loved one during her illness.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a local Alzheimers association.


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