Thompson Cemetery Obits

Collin Co. Cemeteries of TX

Submitted by  Elaine Nall Bay and Patricia Nall

The Wylie News
Wednesday, Oct 25, 2006
Benny and Martha Cryer died Oct. 16, 2006, after an explosion in their home due to a gas leak. Mr. Cryer was born Dec. 30, 1927, in Farmersville. Mrs. Cryer was born Oct. 13, 1929, in Prosper. They were married in Wylie Nov. 22, 1946. They were members of the First United Methodist Church of Wylie. Mr. Cryer was in the Navy at the end of WWII, and was a Mason and Shriner. Both were members of the Eastern Star. They loved to travel and square dance until health disallowed these activities. Mr. Cryer is survived by his sister, Betty Maynard, and his brother, Jerry Cryer.  Mrs. Cryer is survived by her sisters, Maxine Williams, Maudine McKinney and Marie Dickerson.  Both are survived by their son Danny Cryer and wife Jane; their daughter, Sharon Ruckel and husband Doug. They are also survived by 13 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.  Services were held Oct. 19, 2006, at First United Methodist Church. Interment followed at Thompson Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Scottish Rite Hospital, American Diabetes Association, or the American Heart Association.  Funeral services were under the direction of Allen Funeral Home.

Published in The Herald Democrat on 11/9/2009

Billy Ray "Pop" Smith was born Feb. 24, 1941 in Nevada, Texas passed away Nov. 7, 2009.
He retired from St. Regis Paper Company and WNA Cups Illustrated. He served as vice chairman of the board for Pollock Credit Union for 18 years. He loved car races and gambling.
He was preceded in death by his parents Riley and Dora Smith, brother Jay Smith and grandson Justin Murray.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Bertha Smith of Mesquite; daughters, Noleta Toumbs and husband Chris of Farmersville, Sherri Dakin and husband Roland of Mesquite. His grandchildren will dearly miss their Pop ...Jeremy, Steven, Kyle and Mackenzie; and great-grandsons, Austin, Christian, Derian, Wallace and Henry. He is also survived by his brothers, James, Gean and Charlie Smith and sisters, Anna Duval and Fay Smith.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, The Hospice Center, 101 W. Renner Road, No. 420 Richardson, TX 75082 or the First United Methodist Church in Farmersville.
Visitation will be from 6 -8 p.m. Monday at the Hurst's Fielder-Baker Funeral Home in Farmersville, and services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the First United Methodist Church in Farmersville with Rev. Chuck Aaron officiating and interment will be in the Thompson Cemetery in Copeville.