Obituaries

Tue
22
Jan

William Cotton 1957-2019

William Glenn Cotton, 61, of Quinlan went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 in Quinlan. Funeral services celebrating his life were held Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019 at Ingram Funeral Home with Pastor Shannon Salsman officiating.

Wed
09
Jan

Jane Graves

Jane Graves died peacefully in her sleep surrounded by family on Dec. 30, 2018 at her home in San Tan Valley, Ariz.

She was predeceased by her husband, Ronald E. Graves; her mother and father; three brothers; and two sisters.

She is survived by daughter, Rhonda and her husband, John Kiesling; son, Robert and his wife, Denise; daughter, Terri and her husband, Curt McMillan; and son, Scott and his wife, Liza. She considered her sons and daughters-in-law as her own children and the running joke was that if her children ever divorced, she would take their spouses over them.

She treasured her grandchildren, Kristina Cameron (Scott), Parker Kiesling, Whitney Patton (Ryan), Cody Graves, Colton McMillan, Maxine McMillan, Elliott Graves (Rochelle), Rachel Larson (JJ) and Jenny Graves. She was enamored with her three great grandchildren, Payton, Elijah, and Ella, and had one more on the way.

Wed
09
Jan

Nancy Van Skike 1946-2019

Nancy Linda Van Skike, 72, of Wills Point went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, Jan, 6, 2019 in Greenville. Funeral services celebrating her life were held on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019 at Ingram Funeral Home in Quinlan with Pastor Randy Larpenpeur officiating. Interment was immediately following at Hart Cemetery in Cash.

Serving as Pallbearers were Blake Bigelow, Trent Chaffin, Eric Chaffin and Glenn March.

Wed
02
Jan

Charles Randolph 1951-2018

26, 2018 in Dallas. Funeral services celebrating Charles’ life were held on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018 at Kingston Baptist Church in Greenville with Shawn Stubblefield officiating.  Graveside service was held Monday, Dec. 31. 

Pallbearers were Robert Randolph, Jake Randolph, Aaron Cleaver, Matthew Smith, Austin Randolph, Timmy Herman, Robby Wood, Ryan Wood, and Devin Kelley.

Wed
26
Dec

Ronald Reeves 1950-2018

Ronald Glen Reeves, of Wills Point went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, Dec. 21, 2018 in Dallas. Funeral services celebrating his life will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018 at Ingram Funeral Home in Quinlan with Pastor Corey Williams officiating.

He was born on June 26, 1950, in Sherman. He is the son of the late Claude Glen Reeves and Joyce Smith Reeves. He spent his younger years in Sherman and Garland where he graduated from Garland High School. He enlisted in the Navy June 27, 1968 in Sherman and was discharged May 10, 1971 in San Diego, Calif. as a 2nd class Gunners Mate. He married Carrie Palmer in 1975 in Laredo. They moved numerous times around the country mostly in West Texas until1998 when he and Carrie moved to Wills Point. He enjoyed his family time, especially with his five wonderful grandkids. He was also preceded in death by his son Ronald Lynn Reeves.

Tue
18
Dec

John Doughman 1951-2018

John Edward Doughman, 67, of West Tawakoni went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018 in Quinlan. Memorial services celebrating his life were held Monday Dec. 17, 2018 at Ingram Funeral Home in Quinlan with Judge Hershey Barnett officiating.

He was born on March 6, 1951 in Middletown, Ohio. He was the son of Robert and Dorothy Meadows Doughman. He was raised and educated in Middletown, Ohio. He enjoyed studying history and construction all his life. He also enjoyed telling stories and loved boating, but most of all he loved talking about his grandkids.

He is loved and will be missed by his sons, John Joseph Doughman, Brian Robert Doughman, Joseph Raymond Doughman and Thomas Paul Doughman; sisters, Jennifer Doughman Smith and Catherine Gaye Stephenson; grandchildren, Justin, Cody, Cooper, Taylor, Emma, Claire, Morgan, Lily Kate, Ivy Jane, Hadley Reese and Harper Rae; and great grandchildren, Emersyn Cheyenne and Cohen Hugh.

Tue
04
Dec

Robert Leeds 1944-2018

Robert Lawrence (Larry) Leeds, 74, passed away early Tuesday morning, Nov. 27, 2018, at his home south of Quinlan.

He leaves two sons, David Ray Robinson of Wilmer and Joshuah Robert Leeds, wife Heidi, and two grandchildren of Moundhouse, Nev.; sisters, Toni Grisham of Mansfield and Geri Graham of Seven Points; brothers, Pat Leeds and wife, Laurie, of Orangevale, Calif., Ted Leeds and wife, Sylvia, of Quinlan, and Pete Leeds and wife, Nancy, of Dallas; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Born and raised in the Dallas area, the son of Carl and Helen (Jones) Leeds, he lived and worked in Texas and Nevada throughout his adult life. He was a Catholic.

Wed
24
Oct

Noble L. McBridge 1942 - 2018

Noble L. McBride, 76, of Winnsboro passed away on Saturday, October 20, 2018 in Tyler. Noble was born on January 19, 1942 in Orange County, Texas, the son of Noble E. McBride and Gussie Mae (Harman) McBride. He married Pauline Rankin on July 13, 1970 in Oklahoma and she preceded him in death on June 1, 2003. He was a retired Transmission Mechanic.

He was also preceded in his death by his parents, Noble E. and Gussie Mae; son, Noble Sutton; grandsons, Alan McBride and Brandon Wasilew; sisters, Sylvia Jannette Koonce, Zona Rose Fullington, Hattie Berry, and Hazel McBride; brothers, Wayne McBride and Kenneth Fincher.

Fri
19
Oct

Yadira Galope 1950-2018

Funeral services for Yadira Villarreal Galope, 68, of Quinlan, were held Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, at Russell Memorial United Methodist Church in Wills Point. Services were under direction of Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home.

She passed away Oct. 3, 2018, in Tyler.

She was born Aug. 3, 1950, in Del Rio, to parents, Francisco Villarreal and Guadalupe Menchaca. After graduating high school and obtaining her associate’s degree, she worked customer service for Zales and Associates before becoming a paraprofessional for multiple school districts. She married Arthur B. Galope, Sr. on June 27, 1970, in Mineral Wells. She was a member of Russell Memorial United Methodist Church. She was also a member of Church Women’s Groups and Counselor for the Youth Group at Emanu-El UMC. She was a faithful mother, grandmother and a devoted wife.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Francisco and Guadalupe Villarreal and a brother, Jaime Villarreal.

Fri
19
Oct

Katheryn Riffice 1938-2018

Katheryn Lee Riffice, age 80, passed away Sept. 28, 2018, in Greenville. She is survived by three siblings; daughter, Vondalee Riffice of Terrell; son, Eric Riffice of Orlando, Fla.; and four grandchildren.

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