Obituaries

     
   

Bonnie Halpain
Services for Bonnie Jean Halpain were held May 6, 2006, at Beacon Church of Christ in Gun Barrel City with Ken Maddox officiating under the direction of Tomlinson Funeral Home in Seven Points. Interment was in Resthaven Cemetery in Rockwall.
Halpain was born Nov. 29, 1931, and died at her home May 2, 2006. She was preceded in death by her parents Leslie and Lela Wilhite; sisters Johnnie Mae Trotter and Virginia Blassingame; brothers Frank and Leslie Wilhite.
Survivors include her husband of 55 years Joe Halpain: daughters Elaine and husband Larry Scott Reynolds; and Rhonda Jean Halpain; brother William Wilhite; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Brian Burress, Chris Reynolds, Larry Reynolds, Tommy Halpain, Steve Halpain and Jonathan Powers.
Honorary pallbearer was Price Clark.

Mildred Hall
Services for Mildred Hall, 76, Mabank, were held May 3, 2006, at Baird Cemetery in Van Zandt County under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Hall was born Oct. 29, 1929, in Mabank and died May 1, 2006, in Athens.
She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her daughter Kathy Gabel, Atlanta, Ga.; brother Billy Don Humphries, Greenville; sisters Agnes Gragg, Garland; Joyce Cupp, Wylie; and Juanita Rollings, Wylie; grandson Michael Hall, Palestine; great-grandsons Andrew Hall and Ryan Hall, Jacksonville.

Richard Kennedy
Services for Richard “Dick” Kennedy, 76, Kemp, were held May 6, 2006, at the First United Presbyterian Church in Mabank with the Rev. Ron Holloman officiating under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Kennedy was born Aug. 10, 1929, in Peoria, Ill., and died May 1, 2006, in Dallas.
He lived in Kemp for the past 16 years and was of the Presbyterian faith. He was a member of MAGS and tutored at a Mabank Elementary School.
Survivors include his wife Levera Kennedy, Kemp; sons Richard R. Kennedy, Wenola, Ill.; Ted Clinton Kennedy, Saginaw; Jim Edward Holloway, Glendale, Ariz.; and Chuck Ray Holloway, Bedford; daughters Susan Ann Miller, Dwight, Ill.; Kathy Jo Medders, Holly Lake Ranch; and Jackie Sue Holloway, Glendale, Ariz. 16 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Terrie Love
Services for Terrie Nakada Love, 68, Kemp, were held May 6, 2006, in Eubank Memorial Chapel with the Rev. James Renfro officiating. Burial was in Shiloh Cemetery under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Love was born May 10, 1937, in Okawana, Japan and died May 2, 2006, in Dallas.
She was a seamstress.
Survivors include her sons James Love and wife Shelia, Kemp; and Larry Love and wife Stephanie, Kemp; one brother, two sisters, nieces and nephews; grandchildren Candice Love, Huntsville; Colton Love, Kemp; Ryan Love, Rockwall; ;and Cooper Love, Rockwall.
Pallbearers were Jack Boyd, Steve Simmons, Mike Taylor, Craig Plunk, James Whiteley and Donald Linder.
Honorary pallbearers were Christopher Hartnett and James “Bubba” Whiteley.

Bernard G. France
Services for Bernard G. France, 83, Mabank were held May 5, 2006, in Cedar Creek Memorial Park with the Rev. Dennis Woods officiating under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
France was born Oct. 27, 1932, in Park City, Ky., and died May 2, 2006, in Athens.
He was a machinist and had lived in Mabank for the past 20 years. He was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his wife Judy France, Mabank; daughters Paula Buckhannon, Grapevine; and Donna Jackson, Gun Barrel City; grandchildren Michael Brown, Alicia Buckhannon, Tonya Sharp, Timothy Girard and Dani Owens; great-grandchildren Julian Medel, Jez Cashion, Jabe Cashion, Carl Girard, Maribeth Girard and Brayton Owens.