Garland Mills Cemetery Obits
Dallas Co Cemeteries of TX
Submitted by Elaine Nall Bay and Patricia Nall
Edwards, Martha Jane
Martha Jane Edwards, 75, of Denison, Texas, was born Nov. 9, 1932, in Dallas, Texas, and passed away Feb. 24, 2008, in Denison, Texas.
She is survived by her daughters, Carolyn Hookins and husband, Larry of Bonham, Texas, Barbara Malakowsky and husband, Joe of Antlers, Okla., and Wanda Poindexter of Whitewright, Texas; son, Owen Edwards and wife, Elisabeth of Rowlett, Texas; daughter, Sheila Carter of Austin, Texas; son, Joe Wayne Edwards and wife, Dee Dee of Fort Worth, Texas; 22 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; sister, Ollie Edwards of Seagoville, Texas; brother, Van Edwards and wife, Ruth of Seagoville, Texas; and sister, Mary Miller of Jacksboro, Texas.
Martha Jane Edwards was preceded in death by her parents, Roy Lee Edwards (McIntosh) and Elizabeth Edwards; husband, Vernon Preston Edwards; son, Roy Edwards; daughter, Brenda Edwards and brother, Buck Edwards.
Visitation was held Tuesday, Feb. 26 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Williams Funeral Directors. A Funeral Service was held Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008, at 10:30 a.m. in the Williams Memorial Chapel with Jesse Contreras officiating. Interment followed at the Mills Cemetery in Garland, Texas. ~ ~ ~ The Garland News, Wednesday, February 27, 2008
Clera Shipley, our loving mother, grandmother, aunt and friend passed away Tuesday, May 6, 2008. She was born on Oct. 30, 1913, in a Pleasant Valley Community and was a member of a Dallas County Pioneer family.
She was a lifelong and founding member of Orchard Hills Baptist Church, and served as a Sunday School teacher.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Cecil Shipley.
She is survived by her children, Betty and Bill Ratterree, and Cecil (Buddy) and Latreece Shipley; grandchildren Ricky and Debra Ratterree, Mark and Tami Ratterree, Troy and Rosa Ratterree, and Jason Shipley and fiancÚ Angela Andrews; nine great-grandchildren, and many loving nieces, nephews and friends.
Services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Friday, May 9, 2008, in Williams Memorial Chapel with Dixon Rial officiating. Interment will follow in Mills Cemetery. Visitation will be held Thursday, May 8 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. ~ ~ ~ The Garland News, Wednesday, May 7, 2008
Tuggle, Elsie Irene