Obituaries

Thu
06
Sep

Danny Flores 1961-2018

Danny Ray Flores, of Rockwall, passed away Aug. 26, 2018, at the age of 56. He was born Nov. 13, 1961, in Dallas, to Joe Natividad Flores, Jr. and Dolores Diane (Townsend) Flores. 

Tue
04
Sep

Michael Shannon 1943-2018

Michael "Hawaiian Mike" Shannon left to be in heaven with Jesus on Aug.16, 2018. He was born Aug. 12, 1943, and grew-up in Kona, HI. 

He loved the outdoors, was outgoing, and never met a stranger. He is loved and greatly missed.

He earned a degree in Psychology and Sociology from the University of Eastern New Mexico. He attended college with his brother, Jan.

He played college football, was a surfer in Hawaii, and tackled enormous waves. He also was a spear-fisherman.

Thu
03
May

Beatrice Robinson 1927-2018

Beatrice Edith Garrett Robinson, 91, of Wills Point went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in Carrolton.

Funeral services were held on Friday, April 20, 2018, at Ingram Funeral Home in Quinlan with Judge Hershey Barnett officiating. Interment immediately followed at McBride Cemetery in Hawk Cove.

Serving as pallbearers were Michael Seabolt, Stephen Klutts, Jay Shallow, Scott Moore, and Aaron Robinson.

She was born on Feb. 18, 1927, in Quinlan. She was the daughter of the late Kirtsy Garrett and Cora Howard Garrett.

Thu
03
May

Wanda Snider 1934-2018

Wanda Joy Bybee Snider was born on Oct. 30, 1934 and passed away on April 29, 2018. She was born in Jayton and is the daughter of the late Arthur Bybee and Lorene Cook Bybee.

She was raised and educated in Phillips. She was called the “joy of her family” and her grandmother gave her the name of Joy because she was such a joy to them at her birth.

She met Winford Snider and they were married on Sept. 22, 1951. They made their home in Borger where they raised their family.

Mon
05
Mar

Marla Gwen Haney-McCann

 

Marla Gwen Haney-McCann, 60 of Quinlan went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at her residence. Memorial services celebrating Marla’s life will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Ingram Funeral Home.

Marla was born on July 27, 1957 in Dallas, Texas. She is the daughter of the late Carl Edward and Reba Smith Haney. She was raised and educated in Dallas. She moved to the Lake Tawakoni area in 1972. She worked at Terrell State Hospital for 30 years in food services and retired in 2008.

Marla married Eugene F. McCann on September 12, 2000 and they made their home in Quinlan. She was also preceded in death by Eugene on June 17, 2014 and her brother Michael Edward Haney. She loved her dog, Peanut, playing games on her phone and watching game shows.

Marla and Eugene enjoyed going deer hunting and traveling to Branson, Mo. and they went often.

Mon
05
Mar

Billy Attaway 1984-2018

 

 

Billy Bob Attaway, 33, of Quinlan went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018 in Terrell. Funeral services celebrating his life were held Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 at Ridin High Cowboy Church in Union Valley with Kenny Stone officiating. Interment was immediately following at Hooker Cemetery in Rains County.

Serving as Pallbearers were Chris Burg, B.J. Carter, Texas Cowart, Hunter Carter, Roy Barber, Bryce Barber, Cody Neal, Landon Helton, Ivan Solis, Jose Talonia, Terry Helton, Blake Johnson, and Landon Hoff. Honorary Pallbearers were QSA 2nd and 3rd grade Panthers Basketball Team.

Mon
26
Feb

Patrice Garrett 1952-2018

 

 

Mary Patrice “Patti” Sikors Garrett, beloved wife, mother, sister, aunt, and friend passed peacefully into the presence of her Lord on the morning of Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018.

She was reunited with her parents, Dr. John and Shirley Sikors, both of whom preceded her into Heaven.
She was born Nov. 2, 1952 in Terrell and she graduated from Wills Point High School in 1971.

She was also a faithful and lifelong member of St. John the Apostle Catholic Church where she served in various ministries.

To say she never met a stranger is an understatement. She had a unique and fun way of weaving together total honesty, exceptional wit, and boundless compassion.

Mon
26
Feb

James Elmore 1929-2018

 

 

James L. Elmore, 89, of Waco Bay Estates passed away Jan. 30, 2018 of an illness. He was a Korean Era Veteran, owner of the Pow Wow Café o 751, and retired maintenance worker of the Mesquite School District.

He is survived by brothers, Joe Elmore of Dyersburg, Tenn., Cary Elmore of Oaklawn, Ill., and Bob Elmore of Hornlake, Miss.; sisters, Betty Lou Web of Batesville, Miss. and Connie Rowe of Oakland, Miss.; son, James A. Elmore of Waco Bay Estates; daughters, Cindy Baty of Waco Bay Estates and Dee Asbridge of Dyerburg, Tenn.; six grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren.

Memorial is at 1 p.m. on March 10 at 10808 Sandy Lane, Waco Bay Estates.

Mon
26
Feb

Darrell Smith 1952-2018

 

 

On Feb. 8, 2018 Darrell Smith, 66, of West Tawakoni, a loving brother, father and PopDad closed life on this Earth.

He is survived by his sister, Loy Love; brother, Dan Smith; daughter, Kila Archer; and grandchildren, Maylyn and Cole Archer.

Hel moved from Cyril, Okla. to Irving in the early 70's in hopes to make a better life in a bigger city.

He took a job sweeping floors at Bryan Tower in Dallas. A few years later, he became the building Maintenance Superintendent.

In 1979, he decided to start his own business, Commercial Construction Specialties (CCS) doing commercial cabinets and millwork.

Mon
05
Feb

Thomas Lee Vande Lune 1933-2017

 

Thomas Lee Vande Lune, 84, of West Tawakoni, went to be with Jesus, Jan. 22, 2018, in Greenville. A memorial service will be held at 12 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, at First United Methodist Church in Quinlan with Eric Rothe officiating.

He was born Dec. 30, 1933, to Mr. and  Mrs. Garret Vande Lune in Oksaloosa, Iowa. After graduating from high school, he enlisted in the Navy, June 1952, where he served his country and then settled in San Francisco, Calif. where he met and married Jean Louise Burkhart on May 26, 1959.

He retired from his position as Vice President of Sosbee Company, a restaurant chain in Dallas, to pursue a restaurant venture in Jackson Hole, Wyo.

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