Obituaries

     
   


Doris Birdsong
Services for Doris Birdsong, 79, Dallas, were held July 10, 2006, at the Eubank Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Maurice Neatherly officiating. Burial was in Moorehead-Melton Cemetery in Eustace under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Birdsong was born June 18, 1927, in Dallas and died July 8, 2006, in Omaha. She was preceded in death by her husband John Birdsong in 1999.
She was a retail clerk and a member of the Rylie Church of Christ and the Odd Fellows.
Survivors include her sons Johnny Perry Birdsong, Dallas; Jimmy Ray Birdsong and wife Joyce, Naples; brother Jim York, Eustace; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Greater Hospice of Texas, 1905 W. Loop 281-81, Longview, TX 75601.

Billy Jack Barrow
Services for Billy Jack Barrow, 76, Dallas, were held July 3, 2006, at Anderson Clayton Bros. Funeral Home in Kemp. Interment followed in Shiloh Cemetery near Kemp in Kaufman County.
Barrow was born Oct. 10, 1929, in the Styx Community to Thomas David and Leona Estell (Tubb) Barrow, and died June 30, 2006, after a battle with cancer, at his home in Dallas. He was preceded in death by his wife Flo, parents Ted and Stella, brother Ted Jr., sister Lee and nephew Gene Harris.
He was a resident of Dallas for more than 50 years and was a 32nd degree Mason in the Aubrey E. Hope Masonic Lodge No. 1446. He served in the Korean War from 1951-53 in a tank battalion. He was a paint contractor.
Survivors include his daughters Patsy and Gail; 11 grandchildren; numerous great and great-great-grandchildren; brother Derrell and wife Jean; nephews Roland Harris and wife Joyce; Ted Harris and wife Connie; brother-in-law Irby Farmer and wife Dorothy; many nieces and nephews; other close relatives Carl and Bobbie Caldwell, Mary Nell Nicklas, Tom Gray, Mittie Jo Caldwell of Arkansas, Truman and Cindy Cooper of Arizona, and Aunt Abbie Tubb Zieg of Mansfield.

Geraldine Snowden
Services for Geraldine Snowden, 90, Mooringsport, La., were held July 11, 2006, in the Eubank Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Irvin Anthony and Ty Robbins officiating. Burial was in Oaklawn Cemetery under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Snowden was born Feb. 21, 1916, in Rosiclare, Ill., and died July 7, 2006, in Shreveport, La. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years William Solon Snowden, daughter Jacklyn Snowden Orlani and a sister Oweda Warren.
She was a homemaker. Previously of Tool, she had lived in Mooringsport, La. for the past 12 years and was a member of the Blanchard Baptist Church in Blanchard, La.
Survivors include her daughter Patsy Robbins and husband Ed, Mooringsport, La.; son Mike Snowden and Nina, Missouri City; brother Harvey Carlisle; half brother Robert Dodds; half sisters Mary West and Elizabeth Golembeski; grandson Ty Robbins; granddaughters Carrie Jones and husband Lance; Edie Costlow and husband Tim; Jerelyn Thornton and husband Ted; and Sara Snowden; great-granddaughter Hannah Bison; great-grandson Grayson Costlow; numerous other loved ones, nieces and nephews.


Andy Ray Stone
Memorial services for Andy Ray Stone, 25, Malakoff, were held July 9, 2006, at Eubank Funeral Home Chapel, Canton, with Brother Mike Newby officiating.
Stone was born Dec. 7, 1980, in Grand Saline to James and Betty McBride Stone and died July 6, 2006, in Tyler.
He was a security guard and grew up in Martins Mill.
Survivors include his mother Betty Stone, Malakoff; father and stepmother James and Charlene Stone, Athens; brother James Stone II, Gun Barrel City; sister Stefenie Lovelady, Ben Wheeler; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Jean Corley
Services for Jean Corley, 73, Gun Barrel City, were held July 13, 2006, in Eubank Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Eston Williams officiating. Burial was in Restland Memorial Park in Dallas under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Corley was born March 19, 1933, in Athens and died July 9, 2006. She was preceded in death by brothers Bill Brown and Charles Brown.
She was a homemaker. Previously of Dallas, she had lived in Gun Barrel City for 17 years and was a member of the Aley United Methodist Church. She was a member of the Cedar Creek Country Club Ladies Golf Association and the Cedar Creek Lake Woman’s Club.
Survivors include her husband Lane Corley, Gun Barrel City; daughters Vikki Lane Howard, Ohio; and Beth Bailey, West Monroe, La.; sister, Liz Pierce, Gun Barrel City; and three grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Aley United Methodist Church