Obituaries

     
    Leon Fuller
Services for Leon Newmon Fuller, 85, Gun Barrel City, were held Jan. 28, 2006, at the Main Street Pentecostal Church in Gun Barrel City. Graveside services were held at Restland Memorial Park in Dallas under the direction of Restland Funeral Home.
Fuller was born Feb. 27, 1920, in Ingomar, Miss., and died Jan. 25, 2006, in Athens.
He retired from Southwestern Bell Telephone Company after 35 years service. He served in the CCC in Texas and then the U.S. Navy during World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Dera Fuller, Gun Barrel City; son, Larry Thomas Fuller and wife Sherri, Rockwall; daughter, Pattie Lane Beare and husband Pat, Huntersville, N.C.; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Willie Walston
Willie "Ray-Ray" Walston, 75, Mabank, died Jan. 25, 2006, in the Dallas VA hospital. 
A memorial service was held Jan. 30, 2006, at Lakeview Assembly of 
God Church in Seven Points under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank. Burial was Union Grove Cemetery in Wills Point.
Walston was born Sept. 29, 1930, in Kennedy.
He worked at Groom and Sons Hardware for the past 11 years. Previously of Dallas, he lived in Mabank for the past 20 years.
He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War.
He loved everyone and especially his Groom & Sons family and co-workers.
He will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him, including his black Labrador, William.
He was preceded in death by his father, William Allen and mother, Ida Maybelle (Stanley) Walston; brothers, Louie, Cecil, Joe, Rubert, Clem and Harvey; sisters, Ethel and Joyce.
Survivors include his wife, Louise Walston, Mabank; son, Mark Walston and wife Diana, Brownwood; daughter, Rae Nell Treese and husband Keith, Mabank; son, Douglas Baumgartner and wife Darlene, Mabank; brother, Bradley Walston and wife Betty, Aransas Pass; sisters-in-law, Margie Walston Kenedy and Laverne Ward, both of Dallas; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins; and many, many friends.
In lieu of flowers, make donations to the American Heart Association.

Jim Patterson
Services for Jim M. Patterson, 69, were held Jan. 17, 2006, at the Hillcrest Funeral Home in El Paso. Burial was in Mount Carmel Cemetery, El Paso.
Patterson was born March 20, 1936, in Kemp and died Jan. 13, 2006. He was preceded in death by his father, Alva B. Patterson, mother, Thelma Campbell Patterson, and brother, Harold Patterson.
He lived most of his life dividing his time between Kemp and Mexico.
He graduated from Kemp High School in 1954, then received a degree in geology from The University of Texas at El Paso. He spent his life in the mining business, working in Mexico, Nevada, New Mexico and Texas.
Survivors include his wife, Alicia Patterson, El Paso; daughters, Sonia Patterson Rose, Kemp; and Sandy Patterson, El Paso; sons, Jeff Patterson, Kemp; and Andy Patterson, El Paso; brothers, Dan Patterson, Dallas; and Sam Patterson, Dallas; and honorary son, Rusty Freeman, New Braunfels.

Wayne D. Lynn
Services for Wayne D. Lynn, 75, Gun Barrel City, were held Jan. 30, 2006, in Eubank Memorial Chapel with the Rev. James Rector officiating. Burial was in Oaklawn Cemetery under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Lynn was born July 18, 1930, in Wichita Falls and died Jan. 27, 2006, in Gun Barrel City. 
Previously of Dallas, he had lived in Gun Barrel City since 1978. He was a marine dealer and Methodist by faith. He was a loving husband and father.
Survivors include his wife, Billie Lynn, Gun Barrel City; sons, Wayne D. Lynn Jr., Gun Barrel City; and Johnny Lynn, Seven Points; daughters, Diana Landrum and husband Roger, Chandler; and Debbie Hedrick and husband Jimmy, Gun Barrel City; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brothers, Jimmy Lynn and wife Georgia, Knox City; Billy Lynn and wife Jerry, Carrollton; and Jerry Lynn, Arlington; nieces, nephews, other family members and many friends.
Pallbearers were Glen Williams, David Parker, John Parker, Charles Hess, Robert Clack and Keith Black.

Patsy Terry
Graveside services for Patsy Terry, 65, Malakoff, were held Jan. 29, 2006, at Post Oak Cemetery under the direction of Cain-Brown's Memorial Funeral Home in Malakoff.
Terry was born March 1, 1940, and died Jan. 26, 2006.
She was a hotel manager.
Survivors include her son, Barry Sanchez, Waco; and three grandchildren.

James Chatterly
Services for James "J.C." Chatterly, 67, Seven Points, were held Jan. 31, 2006, at Eubank Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Truman Stokes officiating. Burial was in Cedar Creek Memorial Park under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Chatterly was born June 30, 1938, in Imperial, Penn., and died Jan. 27, 2006, in Tyler.
He was a TV repairman and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.
Previously of Dallas, he had lived in Seven Points since 1980. He was married for 49 years.
Survivors include his wife, Ruby Chatterly, Seven Points; daughter, Cheryl Blakeman and husband Tim, Canton, Ohio; sons, James Chatterly and wife Sandie, Athens; Mark Chatterly and wife Francis, Gun Barrel City; Edward Chatterly and wife Elaine, Gun Barrel City; and Robert Chatterly and wife Chrystal, Seven Points; 18 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Romana Sparber and husband Chuck, Clinton, Penn.; Nancy Shope and husband Ron, Gun Barrel City; and brother, Edward Winterbauer and wife Nantt, Pennsylvania.

Paul Lemaster
Services for Paul Lemaster, 90, Mabank, were held Feb. 1, 2006, at the Eubank Memorial Chapel in Mabank with the Rev. Byron Jones officiating under the direction of Eubank Cedar 
Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Lemaster was born Aug. 9, 1915, in Detroit and died Jan. 29, 2006, in a Kaufman nursing home after a long illness.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Loueva, in March, 2005, along with brothers, John Talmar, Philip, William, Dewey and Eugene and sisters, Myrtle, Gertrude and Helen.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, and fought in France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. After the war, he worked as a farmer and later a city worker in Paris and Dallas. He retired from the city of Dallas Streets and Sanitation Department in 1976.
Survivors include a brother, Dean Lemaster, Direct; sister, Ruby Peterson, Fresno, Calif.; daughter, Wanda Lausier and husband Joseph, Payne Springs; grandchildren, Fredrick Lausier, Papillon, Neb.; and Brad Lausier, Mabank; great-grandson, Travis Lausier, Papillion, Neb.; and several nieces and nephews.

Carolyn Greenlee
Services for Carolyn Jo Greenlee, 63, Kemp, were held Feb. 1, 2006, at the Anderson Clayton Bros. Funeral Home Chapel in Kemp with the Rev. Donald Kyle officiating. Interment followed in Shiloh Cemetery in Kaufman County.
Greenlee was born April 20, 1942, in Haslet to Radford Oma and Annie Ray (Lee) Moore and died Jan. 30, 2006, in Kaufman.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Charla Kay Greenlee, her parents and a sister, Jerry Teer.
She was a 1962 graduate of W.W. Samuel High School in Dallas and attended Peeltown Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, James Greenlee, Kemp; son and daughter-in-law, Keith and Doris Greenlee, Kaufman; daughter and son-in-law, Rhonda and Les Smith, Kemp; grandchildren, Lacey Oldenkamp, Dale Greenlee, Kindra Greenlee and Victoria Smith; and great-grandson, Austin Oldenkamp; brothers, Gene Moore, Dallas; Perry Moore, Forney; and Bobby Moore, Greenwood; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers were Yule Teer III, Dustin Oldenkamp, Dale Greenlee, Dennis Moore, Harold Moore and Brian Moore.

Gerald Roberts
Services for Gerald W. Roberts, 64, Payne Springs, were held Jan. 31, 2006, at the Eubank Memorial Chapel with the Revs. Charles Davis and John Newnan officiating. Burial was in Hillcrest Cemetery in Forney under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Roberts was born June 2, 1941, in Dallas and died Jan. 29, 2006, in Gun Barrel City.
He was a fence builder.
Previously of Lewisville, he had lived in Payne Springs for 17 years and was of the Baptist faith. 
Special thanks to the Genesis Hospice and Auxi Home Health Care and care givers Delores Patton and Judy and Eddie Hein.
Survivors include his sister, Margie Danis and husband Billy, Mabank; brother, Donald Roberts and wife Katie, Lake Whitney; nieces, nephews, other family members and many friends.

Joe Hester
Services for Joe Ayres Hester, 83, Payne Springs, were held Feb. 2, 2006, in the Payne Springs United Methodist Church with the Rev. Elizabeth A. Elizardo officiating. Burial was in Restland Memorial Park in Dallas under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Hester was born April 28, 1922, in Woodland, Ala. and died Jan. 29, 2006, in Athens.
He was a vice president and general manager of a steel container business. Previously of Richardson, he had lived in Mabank for the past 30 years. He served in the Navy and held the rank of major in the Army Air Corp. during World War II and the Korean War. He was a member of Sawyer Masonic Lodge, Randolph Co., Ala.
Survivors include his wife, Marquette Hester, Payne Springs; daughters, Cathrine Borland and husband Randy, Richardson; Barbara Peyron and husband Alan, Richardson; Susan Hester, Hyde Park, N.Y.; stepdaughter, Angela Williams, Portland; stepson, Lance Mayhugh, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; grandsons, Robert Borland and Adam Peyron; granddaughters, Katie Peyron and Jennifer Borland; stepgrandchildren, Dustin Williams, Jennifer Williams, Derek Mayhugh, and Cody Mayhugh; other family members and many friends.
Pallbearers were Adam Peyron, Alan Peyron, Robert Borland, Randy Borland, Ronald Shoemaker and Lance Mayhugh.