Memorial services for Marty Monroe Webb, 38, were held Dec. 17, 2007, at the Gordon-Foster-Brown Funeral Home with Kenneth Hensley officiating.
Webb was born Dec. 10, 1969, in Lancaster to Jewel and Monroe Webb and died Dec. 14, 2007, in Balch Springs. He was preceded in death by his grandparents Clara and Charlie Webb and Opal and Charlie Cupp, grandfather Leon Cornelius and uncle Johnny Webb.
He worked in construction.
Survivors include his daughter Autumn Tucker, Mabank; mother Jewell McLemore and husband J.D., Eustace; father Monroe Webb, Palestine; sisters Sherry Webb, Eustace; Marlana Sands and husband Chris, Canton; Theresa McGuire, Mesquite; Dana Cardwell and husband Creighton, Eustace; aunts Judy Elliot and husband Larry, Tool; and Debbie Fuller, Eustace; five nephews; four nieces; six grandnephews; and two grandnieces; other friends and relatives.
Services for Cooper P. “Chet” Matthews, 83, Gun Barrel City, were held Dec. 17, 2007, at the Dallas/Fort Worth National Cemetery with the Rev. James Jacobs officiating under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Williams was born March 19, 1924, in Morley, Mo., and died Dec. 14, 2007, in Dallas. He was preceded in death by his parents Agnes and Chesley Matthews and a son Steven Matthews.
Previously of Arlington, he had resided in Gun Barrel City for 17 years. He was an insurance broker for Matthews Insurance Company. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Tool and was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in World War II.
Survivors include his wife Nancy Matthews, Gun Barrel City; daughters Paula Little, Houston; and Starla Matthews, San Diego, Calif.; brother Harold Farmer, Grand Prairie; sister Laverne Gross, Jackson, Mo.; stepsons Billy Don Farley, Murchison; Walter L. Ellwood Jr. and wife Connie, Allen; and Herbert Allen Ellwood and wife Shannon, Las Vegas, Nev.; stepdaughter Tracy Willis, Pearl River, La.; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Mass of Christian Burial services for Frances Jones Horton, 81, Kemp, were held Dec. 17, 2007, in the St. Jude Catholic Church in Gun Barrel City with Father Francis O’Dowd as celebrant. Recitation of the Rosary was Dec. 16, 2007, in the church. Interment was in Calvary Hill Cemetery in Dallas under the direction of Anderson-Clayton Bros. Funeral Home in Kemp.
Horton was born June 15, 1926, in St. Joseph, Mo., to the late Ester Woodard and Asa Jones and died Dec. 14, 2007, in Kemp. She was preceded in death by her husband Lyman Lee Horton July 2, 1980, daughter Donna Weir, Jan. 5, 1995, and sisters Mildred Williams, Ethel Johnston, Helen Silvey, Beatrice Morris and brother Harry Jones.
She was a member of the St. Jude Catholic Church in Gun Barrel City.
Survivors include children Linda Wood, Kearney, Mo.; Mary Gautney and husband Bill, Kemp; Patty Hall, Kemp; Duane Horton and wife Shelly, Kemp; William Horton and wife Melba, Kemp; and Michael Horton and wife Rebecca, Kemp; 16 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; sister Vivian Gasper, St. Joseph, Mo.; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers were Jeffery Gautney, Christopher Horton, Clayton Horton, Russ Jacobs, Jason Hanson, Paul Zylan and Cody Hamilton.
Lena Mae Greenhaw
Services for Lena Mae Greenhaw, 93, Kemp, were held Dec. 14, 2007, at Tomlinson Funeral Home in Seven Points with Pastor James Martin officiating. Burial was in King Cemetery in Kemp.
Greenhaw was born July 18, 1914, in Aley to the late Amanda Jane and Samuel David Henson and died Dec. 11, 2007, in Kemp. She was preceded in death by her husband John Edward Greenhaw and her parents.
She was a member of Eastern Star and the Kemp Church of Christ. She retired from Bonds Department Store where she worked in sales.
Survivors include her son Harold L. Greenhaw, Kemp; daughter Donna Greenhaw Holder, Kemp; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
Graveside services for Cynthia Mae Bateman Abbott, 85, were held Dec. 18, 2007, in Athens Cemetery under the direction of Greenwood Funeral Home in Fort Worth.
Bateman died Dec. 14, 2007. She was preceded in death by husband Emmett Abbott and sons Ronald and Raymond Abbott.
She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
Survivors include her granddaughter Rhonda Abbott; grandson Jeff Abbott and great-granddaughter Breely Greenhaw.