Today's Obituaries and Guest Books
Name
Detail
Last
Name
All | A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Johnson, Hazel Marie (Holcomb) - Winnsboro  
Mrs. Hazel Marie Johnson, age 83 of Winnsboro, passed away on Thursday, February 4th, 2016 in Winnsboro. She was born on December 21st, 1932 in Anderson County to the late James Holcomb and Tamp Hanks Holcomb. She was a retired School Secretary for the Plaquemines Parish School District in Louisiana, and later the Winnsboro ISD Tax Secretary; she was also a member of First Baptist Church of Winnsboro. She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Peggy Johnson Rouselle; sister, Evelyn Sholden; and three infant grandchildren. She is survived by her loving husband of sixty-four years, Lecil Conard Johnson of Winnsboro; daughters, Jennifer Kennair and husband Don of Belle Chasse, LA., Connie Howie and husband Glen of Crowley, TX., brother, Nolen Holcomb and wife Suzi of Stephenville, TX., seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Saturday, February 6th, 2016 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Beaty Funeral Home-Winnsboro; Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, February 7th, 2016 at Beaty Funeral Home-Winnsboro at 2:00 P.M.; Dr. David Rose conducting, interment will follow at Lee Cemetery in Winnsboro. www.beatyfuneralhome.com
Share Memories and Condolences
+
Read Obituary
Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Feb. 6, 2016
Meek, Norma - Lindale  
Funeral services for Norma Wynnette Meek of Lindale were held on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 10:00 AM at Stewart Family Funeral Home in Tyler with Rev. Bo Richardson, Rev. Doug Anderson and Rev. Gary Oglesby officiating. Entombment was at Cathedral in the Pines Cemetery in Tyler under the direction of Stewart Family Funeral Home. Norma completed her earthly service Tuesday February 2, 2016. She is now in the presence of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Her lifetime of service included leadership of women's service groups, hospice volunteer, foster parent, Sunday school teacher, and frequent contributor to food banks and pet rescue organizations. She served on the Missions Board of Rose Heights Church, Tyler Texas. She was on the Board of Directors of Kemp-Meek Manufacturing in Mineola, Texas. Professionally, she was an office administrator. She cultivated friends far and wide with her warmth, tenderness and love of people. She was the devoted wife of J.L. Meek and devoted Mom to daughter Janet Meek Lang and husband Lindsay, whom she considered her son. Her lifetime of service will be greatly missed. The service may be accessed at www.stewartfamilyfuneral.com . Norma would encourage donations to your favorite pet rescue charity.
Share Memories and Condolences
+
Read Obituary
Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph from Feb. 5 to Feb. 7, 2016
Perkins, Hiram Dale - Corsicana  
Hiram Dale Perkins went to be with the Lord January 31, 2016. He was born May 26, 1938 in Athens to Hiram Perkins and Frances Lewis Perkins. He was known to most as Dale, Dad or Papaw. He began elementary school in Corsicana until his family moved to Arp only to return to Corsicana in 1979 as manager of Purvis Bearing Service. He retired as salesman from Purvis in 2005. He attended Kilgore College and North Texas State College. He joined the U.S. Army where he was stationed in Fort Ord, California for active duty and returned to Texas as a member of the U.S. Army Reserve. He was a member of Northside Baptist Church where he had been a deacon. His favorite pastime was bird hunting and working his dogs. He is survived by wife, Edna; daughter Melissa and husband Greg Brown of Ennis; son Clint Perkins of Corsicana; son Jeremy Perkins of Scurry; daughter Kari and husband Derek Robinson of Rice; grandchildren, Caroline, Audrey and Ben Brown of Ennis; Mekelanie Martin of Beaumont; Alyssa Martin and Brynleigh Perkins of Corsicana; Mahkayla Jacques and Isabella Perkins of Scurry; and Katelyn and Seth Robinson of Rice; sister Dana and husband Mike Gregory of Lindale; several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be 1 pm Saturday, February 13, 2016 at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home with Brian Upchurch officiating. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the National Stroke Association 9707 E. Easter Lane Suite B, Centennial, Colorado 80112. Online guest book available www.griffin-roughton.com . Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home, Corsicana.
Share Memories and Condolences
1
Read Obituary
Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Feb. 6, 2016
Ralston, Dr. Wayne - Jacksonville  
Funeral services for Dr. Wayne Ralston, age 89, of Jacksonville, are scheduled for 2 o'clock in the afternoon Saturday, February 6, 2016 at First United Methodist Church in Jacksonville with with Rev. Doug Wintermute and Rev. Barbara Hugghins officiating. He will be laid to rest at Still Waters Memorial Gardens. Services are under the direction of Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville. Dr. Ralston passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2016 in Tyler. He was born July 1, 1926 in Ellis County, Texas to W.C. and Margaret Lou (Hawks) Ralston. Dr. Ralston graduated from Southern Methodist University and Southwestern Medical School. After graduation from Southwestern, he served in the United States Navy for two years as a ship doctor in Korea. Directly following his military service, he returned to Denver General Hospital for one year internship, followed by a three-year residency at the VA Hospital in McKinney, TX and Baylor Hospital in Dallas. He was a radiologist at Travis Clinic and Nan Travis Hospital (ETMC) for 37 years. He was a member of the American College of Radiology, Texas Medical Association, Cherokee County Medical Association and American Medical Association. He was a past member of the Jacksonville ISD school board. He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Billy C. and Bobby L. Ralston. Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Dona Ralston of Jacksonville; sons, David Ralston and wife Lana of Plano, Paul Ralston of London, England, Tim Ralston and wife Ming of Kensington, MD, John Ralston and wife Valerie of Austin. He is also survived by his grandchildren J.P., Nick, Addison, Stephen, Sean Ralston; and several nieces and nephews, Mike Ralston, Cathy Sprinkle, Steve Brunson, Cindy Wilson, Susan Brunson, Terri Golden, Robin Ralston, and Mona Barlow. Pallbearers will be J.P. Ralston, Nick Ralston, Dr. Charles Creed, Steve Brunson, Dick Stone, Brian Holcomb and Dr. James Low. Honorary pallbearers are Stephen Ralston, Addison Ralston, Sean Ralston and Bill Marable. Visitation will begin on Friday, February 5, 2016 and friends are cordially invited to visit with the family from 6 to 8 o'clock in the evening at Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville. Rather than customary condolences, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 1031 SE Loop 456, Jacksonville, TX 75766 or a charity of your choice.
Share Memories and Condolences
2
Read Obituary
Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph from Feb. 4 to Feb. 6, 2016
Zabriskie, Arnold William "Bill" - Tyler  
Services for Arnold William "Bill" Zabriskie, 88, of Tyler, will be held on Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 3:00 PM at Stewart Family Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Carter officiating. Burial will follow at Whitehouse Cemetery in Whitehouse under the direction of Stewart Family Funeral Home. Mr. Zabriskie passed away Thursday, February 4, 2016 at his home in Tyler. He was born on April 11, 1927 in Raymond, Alberta, Canada to Arnold Hooper and Barbara Goodridge Zabriskie. Bill served in the U.S. Army during World War II in Panama and during the Korean Conflict. After graduating from Brigham Young University with a degree in geology, Bill worked for oil and mining companies, namely Phillips Petroleum in Louisiana, Standard Oil of California, Union Pacific Railroad and Rocky Mountain Energy in Denver, Colorado. After retirement he moved to Tyler and joined Colonial Hills Baptist Church where he was a member of the Silvernotes Choir and taught Sunday school. He married Lurline Magouirk on August 9, 1953 in Bakersfield, California. Soon after, they moved to Seattle, Washington followed by Anchorage, Alaska. Returning to California, he started working for Union Pacific Railroad in the Natural Resources Division. He was later transferred to Denver, Colorado, working for Rocky Mountain Energy. In addition to his parents, Mr. Zabriskie was preceded in death by sisters, Virginia Zabriskie Fielding and Joanne Zabriskie Carter and brother, Richard Goodridge, all of Orem, Utah. Bill is survived by his wife of 63 years, Lurline Zabriskie of Tyler; son, Mark Zabriskie and wife Dawn of San Diego, California; daughter, Karen Vaughan and her husband Daniel of Flint; grandchildren, Aaron, Andy, Lindy, Melissa, Rachel, Phillip, Caleb, Joseph and Rebecca and their spouses; twelve great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be Andy Vaughan, Ken White, Phillip Terrell, Casey Lusk, Caleb Hughes and Joseph Hughes. Honorary pallbearers will be the men of the Joy Sunday School class of Colonial Hills Baptist Church, Doug Osalla and Phillip Zabriskie. Visitation will be held on Saturday, February 6, 2016 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Stewart Family Funeral Home, 7525 Old Jacksonville Highway in Tyler. The family would like to offer a special thank you to The Hospice of East Texas and caregivers, Angelica, Angel and Gayla.
Share Memories and Condolences
+
Read Obituary
Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Feb. 6, 2016

Yesterday's Obituaries

Ballard, Roy Lee - Tyler  
Roy Lee Ballard, 90, of Tyler, Texas, passed away on January 24, 2016, in Tyler, Texas following a lengthy illness. He was born on February 17, 1925, in Denison, Texas. He was the son of Robert Lee Ballard and Charity Elizabeth Ballard. Survivors include his wife, Bettye L. Ballard, a son, Charles Philip Ballard and wife Debbie, granddaughter Charity Chimni and husband Dan, daughters Judy Whitman and husband Paul, Linda Smith, Vickie Kay and husband Dave, Cindy Palomo and husband Jim, and Terrie Beauchamp and husband Fred. Other survivors include 20 grandchildren, 40 great grandchildren, 1 great-great- grandchild and 2 additional great- great grandchildren due soon. Roy's Arkansas family includes Gene McCormack and wife Myrna, Peggy Aleshire and husband Larry, along with numerous nieces and nephews. A Rosary will be held on February, 7, 2016, at 4 PM at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church in Mineola, Texas, with Father Efren B. Nano officiating. A funeral mass will be held at 11 AM on February 8, 2016. Burial will follow at the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery with military honors on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 2:00 PM. Roy was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Beth Ballard, brother A.T. Ballard, and sisters Addie Lee McCormack, and Tina Fay Woodrum. Roy served his country honorably on two separate occasions. He served in the United States Navy throughout World War II on the Battleship Mississippi. He was present at the Japanese surrender in Tokyo Bay, Japan on September 2, 1945. He later served admirably in the Air Force Reserve following the war. The recipient of numerous awards and decorations for his service, Roy was always willing to reflect with pride on his service to his country. One of Roy's greatest pleasures was his work. He was employed 57 years by various defense contractors, finally retiring at the age of 87. He was a quality control engineer responsible for certifying the safety and launch worthiness of many models of missiles used to defend our nation. Special thanks and gratitude are extended to Roy's many care givers. These include Rebecca Baca, Shelley Cameron, Jocelyn Budgewater, Kofi Boahene, and the entire staff of Azalea Trails Assisted Living in Tyler, Texas. A special thank you is extended to the many friends not specifically mentioned by name who assisted the family and provided love and compassion during this difficult time. In lieu of flowers, the family asks consideration be extended to East Texas Hospice in Tyler, Texas, and St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church in Mineola, Texas.
Share Memories and Condolences
2
Read Obituary
Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Feb. 5, 2016
Battles, Terrance DeRoyce - Jacksonville  
Funeral services for Mr. Terrance DeRoyce Battles, 53, Jacksonville formerly of Tyler will be 11am, Saturday at Rosedale Church of God in Christ with Pastor Mitchell K. Battles officiating. Burial will follow in Redland Cemetery, Appleby, Texas under the direction of John R. Harmon Undertaking Co. Mr. Battles died January 27, 2016 in Cherokee County. Terrance was born January 13, 1963 in Tyler, Texas and was a graduate of John Tyler High School Class of 1982. He later attended Texas Southern University. Terrance was a resident of Cherokee County and was a member of Shell's Temple C.O.G.I.C. He was a drummer and bass guitar player. Preceding him in death was his mother, Mertie Bass- Battles. Survivors include: wife, Cheryl Lewis- Battles; father, James L. Battles; children, Cory Turner, Michael Waddell, Chayton Battles, Ellann Johnson, Ashleigh Battles, Leeann Waddell, Adrienne Battles, Larann Hilton, and Willann Battles; two brothers, Mitchell K. Battles and Reginald S. Battles and seven grandchildren. Visitation will be 7-8pm Friday at John R. Harmon Undertaking Co.
Share Memories and Condolences
4
Read Obituary
Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Feb. 5, 2016
Booze-Williams, Mary Etta - Tyler  
Services for Mary Etta Booze-Williams, 58 of Tyler are scheduled for Saturday, February 6, 2016 12 Noon at Ernest J. Sterling Chapel Brooks Sterling & Garrett Funeral Directors with Rev. Henry Veasey officiating. Interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Brooks Sterling & Garrett Funeral Directors. Mary Etta Booze was born December 31, 1958 to Oscar and Lucille Booze in Wichita Falls, Texas. She attended local schools and was a graduate of Rider High School. In 1993 Mary moved to Tyler, Texas and married Roy Chester Williams. She was a devoted employee of Rex Hide Industries for 0ver 19 years. Mary was preceded in death by her parents, husband Roy, brother Morris and son Chamal. She leaves to mourn her passing, daughter Charmarricka and sons Charmarre and Edward. 7 grandchildren, 3 great grandsons, God -son David Leonard. Sister/cousin Mary Johnson. Many other loving relatives and friends. Public viewing will be at the funeral home from 1:00 - 8:00 pm.
Share Memories and Condolences
17
Read Obituary
Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Feb. 5, 2016
Carter, Melvin Gene - Whitehouse  
Melvin Gene Carter found peace after a long illness on Jan 25, 2016 at his residence in Whitehouse. He was born in Tyler on Aug 17, 1947 and raised in Flint. He lived in the area his entire life and graduated from both Robert E Lee and Tyler Junior College. When he wasn't running Carter Specialties, you could find him out with his friends from AMBUCS usually on a golf course or in a bowling alley. In his down time, he was always tinkering with a new invention or on one of his classic cars. Mel's other hobbies included playing the clarinet and doing genealogy. His legacy includes his four children: sons, Michael Carter and wife Beverly of Houston, David Carter of Lindale, Casey Carter of Hennepin IL and daughter, Hollie Allen and husband John of Tyler; five grandchildren scattered throughout the world and friend Judy Crews of Lindale. He was preceded in death by his parents Mary Carter Meek and Elijah Armel Carter, siblings, Preston Herald Carter and Melba Ann McCall, and wife, Jeanie Carter. The family would like to thank the wonderful staff at Oakbrook for taking great care of him over the years. A private memorial will be held for his children and any donations may be made to the American Heart Association.
Share Memories and Condolences
1
Read Obituary
Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Feb. 5, 2016
Cobb, Dolores (Scroggins) - Tyler  
Dolores Cobb joined her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Monday, February 1, 2016. Dolores was born in Abilene on May 3, 1939 to the late Stella and L.M. Scroggins. She married Franklin L. Cobb on August 31, 1957 who preceded her in death in 2005. She is also preceded in death by her only sister, Sarah Scroggins Anderson in 2008. She graduated from The East Texas School of Nursing and retired from Trinity Mother Frances Hospital where she was a Neonatal Registered Nurse for almost 30 years. She had a strong love of God and was a long standing member of First Presbyterian Church of Tyler. One of her greatest loves was her animals. She owned a number of cats and raised a large variety of babies for Caldwell Children's Zoo through the years. She lived in Tyler for the past 54 years. Dolores led a life of devotion to her family, friends and pets. She will be remembered for her sense of humor and giving spirit. She is survived by two daughters; Lynda and (Skip) Womack of Tyler, Vickie and (Laren) Craig of Lubbock; two grandchildren, Shelton Womack of Tyler and Malory Dean and husband Jake of Coffeyville, KS; one brother-in-law, Joe Anderson of League City; a niece, nephew, three great-nieces and one great-nephew. She will also be remembered by her dear friend Argentina Giraldo who lovingly cared for her for 26 years. An Interment service will be held in Lubbock at a future date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of your choice. Arrangements are under the direction of Lloyd James Funeral Home.
Share Memories and Condolences
13
Read Obituary
Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Feb. 5, 2016
Search results for:
Obituaries in Tyler Morning Telegraph
Displaying 10 out of 1000+ Results
Powered by Legacy.com
Refine Your Search
Powered by Legacy.com
Reset Search
Search Obituaries & Guest Books
You are searching
Helpful Services

Create a Lasting Memorial

Share your loved one's story with a Legacy.com Memorial Website.

Find Advice & Support

Funeral Home Information

Additional Links

Powered By Legacy.com