Services for Beatrice Hayes, 90, of Tool, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday
Dec. 2, 2011, at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Chapel.
Hayes was born June, 4, 1921, in Dallas, to Flora Gertrude (Warren) and
William Diamond and died Nov. 27, 2011.
Hayes was known to many as “Mama Hayes” and was loved by all who met her.
She was a member of the Cedar Creek Lake 49’ers and Ladies Auxiliary VFW
Post 4376 in Seven Points.
She was blessed with having a best friend Gladys Forrester for over 70
years. She loved to shop and visit with her friends at the Family Resource
Center and Goodwill stores and never met a stranger.
She loved her Sunday school class at Providence Baptist Church and her
Police Chief Warren Loscuito and his staff made her feel safe to live alone
in her own home. She was a caring and giving person and opened her door to
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Lloyd Hayes.
Survivors include her son, Lloyd Wayne Hayes and his wife, Carla, of
Trinidad; daughters Dena Hayes and her husband, Tony Ciardo, of Kemp, Nolana
Reagan and her husband, Kevin, of Gun Barrel City; grandchildren Jessica,
Autumn, Courtney, Lloyd, Misty, Randy, Shaela, Felicia, Jennifer, Lindsey,
Keesa and Paul; 21 great-grandchildren; best friend Gladys “Penny”
Forrester; nieces, nephews, other family members and a host of loving
friends and children by love.
Condolences may be offered online at
Services for Mary Helen Denman, 85, Mabank, were held Nov. 28, 2011, at
Nevada Cemetery in Nevada, Texas, under the direction of Brown’s Funeral
Service, Atoka, Okla.
Denman was born Jan. 12, 1926, to Dorothy Ann (Hebison) and John Graham in
Clarendon and died Nov. 23, 2011, in Tyler.
Denman attended school in Crozier and worked as a data entry clerk for many
years. She was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed spending time with her
She was proceeded in death by her parents, first husband of nearly 50 years,
Clarence A. Denman, second husband Jay Jones, third husband Ralph Minor,
brother Merle David Graham and granddaughter Dawn Lorraine Denman.
Denman is survived by children Don Andew Denman and wife Dana, Mabank, and
Lottie Anita Mcelyea, Lake Whitney; brother John Gerald Graham, Farmers
Branch; grandchildren Jimmy Don Mcelyea, Lake Whitney, Jason Lee Mcelyea and
wife Gina, Midlothian and Monica Marie Denman-Carr and husband Bruce,
Orlando, Fla.; great-grandchildren Jacob Joe Mcelyea, Lake Whitney, Seth
Allen and Steve Lee Mcelyea, both serving in the U.S. armed forces,
Christopher Ryan and Zachary Trenton Carr, both of Orlando and Spencer
Mcelyea, Midlothian; step-sons Jerry Minor and wife Mildred, McKinney, and
Michael Minor and wife Shirley, Tennessee; step-granddaughter Sabrina
Witworth, Mabank; step-great grandchildren Joseph, Brittany and Anyssa
Witworth, all of Mabank.
Services for Sue West Dean, 77, Dallas, were held at Roselawn Cemetery in
Seagoville, Friday, Nov. 25, 2011, under the direction of Tomlinson Funeral
Dean was born April 13, 1934, in Waxahachie, to Ethel Dillard and Jim West
and died on Nov. 22, 2011, in Athens.
She is survived by her husband of 57 years, James Dean, of Dallas; sons
James A. Dean and wife Martha, Bedford; Darrell Dean and wife Sumitra of
Kemp; sister Norma Noyes, brothers James West and Brack and Dub Mamis, seven
grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
The family wishes to express their gratitude and appreciation to the Kemp
Care Center and Genesis Hospice for their excellent care.
Services for Sammie Jones, 69, of Mabank were held Nov. 29, 2011, at
American Legion Post 310 in Gun Barrel City under the direction of Eubank
Jones was born May 4, 1942, to Loudene (McElroy) and Sam Jones of Celina and
died Nov. 21, 2011.
Jones was a member of the SAL and ALR and worked as a supervisor for Valspar
in the painting industry for 41 years.
He loved spending time with his baby girls Molly Shasta and Blondie, and his
He was preceded in death by his father and brother Bobby Jones.
Survivors include his wife, Velma Bea Jones, of Mabank; mother Loudene
Johnson of Gun Barrel City; sister Kaylene Haynes and her husband, Tommy;
daughters Shannon Boyle and her husband, Kenny, of Seven Points, Sonya
Phillips and her husband, Bill, of Olympia Wash., Judy Nelson and her
husband, Perch, of Plano; grandchildren Kelsy, Hannah, Collin and Kaitlyn,
of Seven Points, Will and Mollie of Plano; step-children Charles Allen
Porter and his wife, Mary Jane, of Arlington and Neal Rodney Porter and his
wife, Deborah, of Denton; step-grandchildren Rodney Dale Porter of Denton
and Matt Dillon Porter of San Marcos.
Condolences can be made at
Visitation for Glenda Little Fresorger, 66, was held Nov. 29 at the
Anderson-Clayton Bros. Chapel in Kemp.
Fresorger was born March 8, 1945, in Denton, and died Nov. 25, 2011, in
She was preceded in death by her parents, Mary and Roy Little.
She was an optimistic person who never faulted anyone for their flaws.
Fresorger grew up in Fort Worth, traveled the world with her husband and
family in the military and was best known for being a great mom. She enjoyed
watching her favorite football team, the Dallas Cowboys, NASCAR racing and a
good tennis match.
She is survived by her husband of more than 37 years, Robert Fresorger;
brothers Gary Little and Mike Little and wife Nancy, both of Fort Worth, as
well as children James Cox and wife Angela, Kemp; Kim Young and husband Rick
and Melisa Cox all of Woodstock; grandchildren Amanda and Clayton Cox,
Dalyss Fresorger, Clara Young, great-granddaughter, Isabella Ramirez,
numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Services for Eva Alene Hooper, 74, of Gun Barrel City were held Nov. 29,
2011, at A Sinners Hope Baptist Church with Rev. Tommy Merchant officiating,
under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home.
Hooper was born July 14, 1937, in Lawrence, Kan., to Vera Agnes (Switzberger)
and Floyd Peter Perdue and died Nov. 23, 2011.
She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Nancy Welsh, first
husband William Marshall, second husband Jack Hooper and her brother Ronald
Survivors include sons Rodney Marshall and his wife, Kim, of Gun Barrel
City, Larry Marshall and his wife, Kim, of Flower Mound and Ronald Marshall
of Waco; grandchildren Cameron, Ashley, Haley, Joshua, Kevin, Denny, T.W.,
James, Robbie and Ronnie; 10 great-grandchildren as well as many other
family members and loving friends.
Condolences may be offered online at
Services for Willie Ree Richardson Jr., 47, Gun Barrel City, were held Nov.
26, 2011, at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Chapel with interment following at
Elm Grove Cemetery.
Richardson was born June 11, 1964, in Dallas to Rosie Mary (Hulse) and
Willie Ree Richardson, now residents of Gun Barrel City.
He was a true people person who enjoyed fishing and hunting and was a member
of Aley Family Worship.
Richardson was preceded in death by his brother Randy Lee Plunkett.
He is survived by his parents, son Justin Wayne Sanders, Hot Springs; step
daughter Rindy Norr, Corsicana; sisters Reenie Webb and Leslie Richardson,
both of Gun Barrel City; brothers Tommy Richardson and wife Lana, Gun Barrel
City, and Kevin Richardson, Mabank; three grandchildren with another on the
way, nieces, nephews, other family members and a host of loving friends.
A personal tribute can be made online at