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Allen, Harold Brent - Tyler  
A memorial service for Harold Brent Allen, 85, of Tyler, will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, at Lloyd James Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends following the service at Lloyd James. A private burial will be prior to the service in Tyler Memorial Park Cemetery under direction of the Lloyd James Funeral Home. Mr. Allen, a fourth generation Tylerite, passed away on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in Tyler. He was born Aug. 11, 1929, in Tyler to Henry Harry and Mary Kelly Allen. Harold was a faithful member of Woods Baptist Church. Upon making his profession of faith at age 11, he was baptized by Dr. Porter Bailes at First Baptist Church in Tyler. He later was ordained a deacon by First Baptist Church on Sept. 12, 1965. He served faithfully in that capacity there and later at First Baptist Church Arlington and also when he moved to Longview at First Baptist Church Longview. Harold was a graduate of Tyler High School where he severed as class president for his mid-term graduating class of 1947. He joined the U.S. Army in 1948 and remained in the active Army Reserves until he was honorably discharged in 1966 attaining the rank of master sergeant. Harold loved his service to his country. He was very proud to have earned his bachelor's degree and master's degree from The University of Texas at Tyler where he was a member of the Phi Alpha Theta, a national history honor society. Harold retired from La Gloria Oil and Gas where he started to work in the lab and retired after 38 years as their training coordinator. Harold discovered a passion for teaching as an adjunct professor for government at Tyler Junior College, 1979 to 1989, then Dallas Community College and Tarrant County Junior College 1990 to 1999, later at Kilgore College 2000 to 2005. Harold was preceded in death by his parents and his beloved twin brother, Harry Allen, of Longview, affectionately known as "Brother;" grandson, Ryan Crist; granddaughter, Erin Lynn Volter; and daughter-in-law, Susan Lynn Allen. He is survived by his loving family including his wife of 64 years, Bobbie Elmore Allen, of Tyler; daughters, Cheryl Lynn Allen, of Houston, and Carol Anne Allen and Bill Crist, of San Marcos, California; and son, Brent Lee Allen, of Tyler; grandchildren, Elton Volter III (Telicia), Edwin T. Volter (Erica), Brandon Everett Allen, William Everett Crist III and twin granddaughters, Brittany Anne Crist and Casey Lynne Crist. He is also survived by four great-grandchildren. The family would especially like to thank the caring staff of Park Place Nursing Home and The Hospice of East Texas. If desired, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Alliance of Smith County, 211 Winchester Drive, Tyler, 75701; or The Hospice of East Texas Foundation, 4111 University Blvd., Tyler, 75701.
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Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Jan. 27, 2015
Burrows, Sharon - Jacksonville  
Sharon Burrows, age 83, formerly of the Ponta community near Jacksonville, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, in Longview. A visitation has been scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, at Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville, from 4 to 6 pm. Mrs. Burrows will be laid to rest next to her husband, Roland Burrows, in the Alone Mill Cemetery in Lexington, Virginia. She was born May 9, 1931, in Ponta to Jessie and Carrye B. Everett Richey. Sharon and Roland lived for many years in Alvin. She was a retired teacher and counselor in the Alvin School District. While living in Alvin, she and Roland were active in many community endeavors throughout the area. Survivors include her nephew, Lane Scott and his wife Elmira, of Longview; and numerous relatives and friends.
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Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Jan. 27, 2015
England, John Franklin - Troup  
John Franklin England, 75 of Troup, passed away on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in Whitehouse. His family will have a private memorial service at a later date. John F. England was born June 1, 1939, in Tyler to Homer Lee and Karan Alta Howard England. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was an aircraft mechanical design engineer. He was a Christian. He was preceded in death by his father, Homer Lee England; and by brother, James M. England. He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Rosa Lenita Braswell England, of Troup; mother, Karan Alta Avenious, of Arlington; son, John M. England, of Whitehouse; five daughters, Tonya K. Linares, of Jacksonville, Shonda L. England, of Whitehouse, Jennifer A. Ramirez, of Troup, Rachel L. England and Rose M. England, both of Tyler; sister, Barbara A. Lillard , of Arlington; 14 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Arrangements are with Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home, Tyler.
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Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Jan. 27, 2015
Meadows, Randy Paul - Tyler  
Services for Randy Paul Meadows, 53, of Tyler, will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, at 11 a.m. at Stewart Family Funeral Home with the Rev. Terry Davis officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery in Tyler under direction of Stewart Family Funeral Home. Mr. Meadows passed away Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. He was born Sept. 2, 1961, in Sherman to Kirk and Barbara Hendrix Meadows. Randy lived most of his life in Tyler. He was a graduate of Robert E. Lee High School and Tyler Junior College. He also graduated from Kilgore Police Academy, going on to work for the Smith County Sherriff's Department in 1986. Randy moved up in rank, attaining the positions of sergeant of CID from 2006 to 2009, and sergeant of the Narcotics Unit until retirement. He was selected as Smith County Plain Clothes Detective of the Year, East Texas Peace Officer Association's Narcotic Officer of the Year and Texas Narcotic Officer Association's Supervisor of the Year. Randy was a faithful Christian and attended Westwood Baptist Church. He enjoyed the outdoors including fishing, hunting, riding horses and farming. He is survived by his loving family including his parents, Kirk and Barbara Meadows, of Tyler; son, Joshua Meadows and wife Kelci, of Bullard, and their children, Briley and Hayes Meadows; and fianc?e, Amy Wright, of Lindale. Pallbearers will be Randy Reed, Curtis Dinger, Tracy Burt, John Robert Purdue, Ralph Caraway Jr. and Aaron Hinton. Honorary pallbearers will be Chris Green, Larry Dean and all the men and women Randy served with at the Smith County Sheriff's Department. Visitation is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, at Stewart Family Funeral Home, 7525 Old Jacksonville Highway, in Tyler.
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Norwood, Derrell - Holly Lake Ranch  
Derrell Norwood, 78, of Holly Lake Ranch, passed away in Quitman on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Derrell was born Oct. 19, 1936, in Iowa Park to parents, William Richard Norwood and Eula Davis Norwood. Derrell was married to Linda Gibson Norwood. Derrell served in the United States Army and retired from AT&T where he was a manager. Derrell was of the Baptist faith and a member of the Pine Lodge Masonic Lodge. Surviving Derrell is his wife, Linda Norwood, of Holly Lake Ranch; four children, Gina Norwood Farris, of Burleson, Mark Christopher, of Nevada, Texas, Terrie Twiss, of Merritt, and May Lynn Shaddox, of Wylie; one sister, Lynda Joy Norwood, of Dallas; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Funeral services are Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, at Allen Funeral Home Chapel beginning at 11 a.m. with Bro. Kerry Sampson officiating. Interment will follow in Kreymer Cemetery. Funeral services are under direction of Allen Funeral Home, Wylie.
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Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Jan. 27, 2015
Stephens, Alice Faye - Mineola  
Rosary for Alice Faye Stephens, 92, Mineola, formerly of Duncanville, are scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Holly Lake Ranch, with Mass at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, at the church with Father Mike Snider and Deacon Sam Mullen officiating. Family will receive friends 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, prior to the rosary at the church. Burial will follow at 2:30 p.m. in Wheatland Cemetery, Dallas. Alice was born March 15, 1922, in Childress and passed away Jan. 26, 2015, in Mineola. Alice was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph H. Stephens Jr.; son, Patrick L. Stephens; daughter, Bobbie Joyce Calder; sister, Verda Ruth Sims; and brother, Charles A. Sims. She is survived by son, Mike "B.J." Stephens and wife Wanda, Holly Lake Ranch; daughter-in-law, Glinda Stephens, Mineola; brother, Wilburn Wayne Sims and wife Sarah, Quitman; seven grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and numerous great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank Wood Memorial Nursing Home and staff, Mineola, and The Hospice of East Texas for their special care. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, or Holy Spirit Catholic Church.
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Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Jan. 27, 2015
Sulser, Ethel Lee "Miss Shorty" "Gran" - Tyler  
Memorial service for Ethel Lee "Miss Shorty" "Gran" Sulser, 85, of Tyler, will be Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, at Cross Brand Cowboy Church on Farm-to-Market Road 2015 from 6 to 8 p.m. She worked as a cook at Big T Restaurant and Kountry Kitchen. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Sue Peters; and one sister, Alice. She is survived by four sisters Kathy, Linda, Dolly, Nancy; and two brothers, Bud and Jack. She is also survived by her husband, March Andrew Sulser; and children, David, Gary, Bill and Janet; along with many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
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Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Jan. 27, 2015

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Barbee, Donna Kay - Tyler  
Funeral services for Donna Kay Barbee, 64, of Tyler, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in the chapel of Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home with Dr. Paul Powell officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. She was born April 1, 1950, to Dr. Herbert and Elizabeth Barbee, and passed away peacefully on Jan. 23, 2015, in Tyler. She completed her education at Bonner Elementary, Moore Junior High, and Robert E. Lee High School in Tyler ISD; then graduated from Tyler Junior College and received her BA from the UT Tyler. She received a masters in Teaching Ministries from Rhema Bible Training Institute in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She loved children and did a lot of babysitting for friends and neighbors. She also worked in the nursery and taught Vacation Bible School at Green Acres Baptist Church before her teaching career. She taught history in both Chapel Hill and Bullard schools, and taught at a private christian school in Nebraska before returning to Tyler. She accepted Christ as her Savior at the age of 10, and was very active in the children's and youth programs at Green Acres Baptist Church, singing in the choirs and going on several youth mission trips to Mexico. Those who knew her know of her strong faith in God, even before her illness, and that she remained true to that faith throughout her life. She was committed to prayer and studying the Bible, and living by it in her daily life. So many have commented that she was a blessing to them and they felt encouraged by her. Her journey is now complete. She's walking and dancing in heaven with family and friends who preceded her in death, including her father, Dr. Herbert Barbee; grandparents, many aunts, uncles, and several cousins. She is survived by her mother, Elizabeth Barbee, Tyler; sister and brother-in-law, Nancy and Randy King, Winona; aunt, Sue Goolsbee, Winona; and many cousins in Tyler, Winona, Houston, the greater Dallas area and Midland; as well as long time loving caregivers, Olivia, Joan, Sherry and Tamera. The family will receive friends from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, at Burks Walker Tippit, Tyler. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Green Acres Baptist Church Missions.
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Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Jan. 26, 2015
Ferrell, O.L. "Buddy"  
O.L. "Buddy" Ferrell died peacefully at his home Saturday after a lengthy illness. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Stewart Family Funeral Home following a private family burial. He was born Sept. 6, 1922 in the family home in Bullard to Hattie Holmes and O.L. Ferrell Sr. The home was behind the drugstore bearing his father's name in downtown Bullard. He graduated from Bullard High School in 1938 and went on to attend Tyler Junior College, Baylor University and the University of Texas at Austin. After one semester at UT, he was drafted into the Army Air Corps in January 1943. Prior to his deployment, he married Jo Watson in Ontario, California in the First Baptist Church at noon on Christmas day in 1943. He trained as a B-17 pilot in Texas and California. He went on to Mississippi and Florida prior to his assignment in the 384th Bombardment group squadron based in Grafton-Underwood, England in January 1943. While stationed in England, he and his crew flew 22 missions over Germany against overwhelming odds on each mission. He returned home when the war was over in December 1945 to see his 7-month-old daughter Sherry for the first time. He completed his medical studies at UTMB in Galveston and following an internship in Shreveport he returned to Bullard to practice general medicine with his sister Marjorie Roper for 8 years. He returned to Shreveport for a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology and then returned to Tyler in 1962 to begin the career he loved. He delivered more than 8,000 babies over a span of more than 40 years. He loved them all. All the mothers loved him. In semi-retirement, he enjoyed a post as medical director at the Hide-A-Way Lake ETMC cardiac rehab center. His true love was his wife Jo, of 71 years and his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Their marriage was a love story in action for their family in practice and affection. They were role models of what a marriage should be. One of the family's most precious moments each Christmas Day was watching them exchange anniversary gifts with hugs and kisses and tears of joy. He adored his family and showered his affection liberally in the form of encouraging words, gifts, hugs and time spent at home and beyond. His example of a life of faith, a faithful husband and a strong work ethic would have been enough of a legacy to his family but he didn't stop there. He knew how to have fun. Spontaneity was the zest of his life, and he showed his family how to dart off in an instant on an adventure and throw caution to the wind. When Buddy and Jo finished medical school, they couldn't afford to move their furniture and decided instead to sell it for $100 and take the money for a vacation to Monterrey, Mexico. This was the beginning of many grand adventures. Buddy will be greatly missed on this earth, but it is our belief he arrived in heaven to a greeting of "welcome my son." Buddy and Jo were longtime residents of the Emerald Bay community and were founding members of Emerald Bay Community Church. Buddy is survived by his wife Jo; children, Sherry Adams (Dana), Oran Ferrell (Paula), Pam Shillinglaw; grandchildren, Nelson Clyde (Elizabeth), Andrew Clyde (Leigh), Anna Malone (Brandon), John Clyde (Sarah), of Kent, Washington, Caroline Wall (Cullen), of Dallas, Corby Ferrell (Meredith), of Dallas, Aaron Paul, Taylor Harper (T), of Austin, Patrick Buckley, of Austin; great-grandchildren, Sarah Clyde, Cal Clyde, Rachel Clyde, Jamie Clyde, Ferrell Clyde, Slade Clyde, Claire Malone, Emma Malone, Morgan Wall, Sutton Wall, Madison Ferrell, Gigi Ferrell, Addison Paul, Tommy Harper and Ferrell Harper. He also is survived by his sister Dr. Marjorie Roper, of Bullard and numerous nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews. The family would like to express their gratitude to Buddy's caregivers at Genesis HomeCare, Genesis Hospice Care and Genesis Extra Care, including Maylene Brooks, Stephena Clark, Kendra and Macky Hall and Star Kelly. Psalms 16:11: "Thou wilt shew me the path of life; in thy presence is fullness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures forevermore." KJV The family requests in lieu of flowers, memorials be considered for the Dr. O.L. "Buddy" and Jo Ferrell endowed scholarship at the University of Texas at Tyler, the neo-natal care unit at Trinity Mother Frances hospital and ETMC, or Emerald Bay Community Church general fund.
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Washington, Debbie Brown - Tyler  
Funeral services for Debbie Brown Washington, 53 of Tyler, will be at 1 p.m. ?Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, at College Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Kennedy Young officiating and the Rev. Ernest Dews, eulogist. Burial will be in New Hope Congelee Cemetery with Brooks Sterling & Garrett Funeral Directors handling final arrangements. Ms. Washington died Jan. 23, 2015, in Tyler. She was born April 4, 1961, in Tyler and was a graduate of Arp High School and attended Tyler Junior College. She was a production worker at Trane Company (now Ingersoll Rand) for many years and was an active employee until her health failed. She was a member of New Hope Congelee Baptist Church, Troup. Ms. Washington was preceded in death by her parents, Curley Brown and Earlene Foster Brown; grandparents; and sister-in-law, Myrna "Peaches" Brown. She is survived by a son, Lamar Shepherd (LaToya); daughter, Shaniqua Shepherd; brothers, Rev. Henry Brown (Azi), Danny Charles Brown and David Brown; niece, Tiffani S. Brown; one grandchild, Savoya McGee; and God-child, Tameka Jones. Viewing will be at the funeral home from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
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Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Jan. 26, 2015
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