Obituaries

     
   

Joel Dunn
Services for Joel Ernie Dunn, 52, Copeville, were held June 8, 2006, at the Eubank Memorial Chapel with the Rev. David Brann officiating.
Burial was in Oaklawn Cemetery under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Previously of Bonham, Dunn was a resident of Copeville for 20 years and an ordained minister.
He was a technician and a loving family man who enjoyed watching his kids play sports.
Survivors include his wife of 23 years Alice Dunn, Copeville; son Cadey Sturgis Dunn, Copeville; daughter Cortney Michelle (Dunn) Dunn; sisters Pat Raz and Carolyn Dunn; nieces and nephews, Copeville; other family members and a host of friends.

Bobbie Culpepper
Services for Bobbie T. Culpepper were held June 9, 2006, at the First Baptist Church of Tool with Sonny Rhea and Ed Brennan officiating.
Interment was in Mankin Cemetery under the direction of Tomlinson Funeral Home in Seven Points.
Culpepper was born Dec. 10, 1926, in Norphlet, Ark. and died June 6, 2006, in Tyler.
He retired after 28 years in the military, having served in the U.S. Navy and Air Force Reserve. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 4133.
Survivors include his wife Lou Ella; son Bobby Culpepper; daughter Barbara Sue and Doyle Kelso; sister-in-law Ruby Culpepper; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Tommy Blackmon
A memorial service for Tommy Wayne Blackmon, 46, Kaufman, will be held at a later date at the Styx Church of Christ, under the direction of Anderson-Clayton Bros. Funeral Home of Kaufman.
Blackmon died June 5, 2006, at his home after a long illness. He was a native of Kaufman.
He was preceded in death by his mother Betty Jean (High) Blackmon and brothers Glen Blackmon and Michael Blackmon.
Survivors include his father Charles Blackmon, Kaufman; aunts Marie Ketcham, Quinlan; Audrey Blackmon, Mansfield; and Weva Keck, Houston; uncle Kenneth Blackmon, Mansfield; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.