Oakwood Cemetery Obit

Denton Co Cemeteries of TX 

Submitted by Elaine Nall Bay





Barber, Martha Ann October 1, 1950 June 7, 2008 Denton Record-Chronicle, Tues, June 10, 2008
Downey, John Rolan June 27, 1953 May 18, 2008 Denton Record-Chronicle, Mon, May 19, 2008



Barber, Martha Ann
Martha Ann Barber, 57, of Denton, went to be with our heavenly father on Saturday, June 7, 2008 at her residence. She was born in Denton on October 1, 1950.
She was a loving mother to Shannon Michelle Phillips and Shi Bruggette Grace, both of Denton; mother-in-law to Tim Phillips and Alvin Grace; grandmother to Cassandra Nicholette Serna and Zackery Charles Serna of Denton, sister to Norma Jean (Sweatman) Brazeal of Denton; sister-in-law to Walt Brazeal. She is survived by many special aunts, nieces, cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas M. Sweatman and Mary Louise (Reynolds) Sweatman; brother, Thomas Joseph Sweatman; grandson, Christopher Blake Barber. Martha was a cosmetologist in Denton for many years.
She will be missed, but all memories will be forever treasured.
God bless you Mama.
Visitation will be from 6 8 p.m., Wednesday, June 11, 2008 at Mulkey-Mason, Jack Schmitz and Son Funeral Home, 705 N. Locust, Denton. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, June 12, 2008 at Full Gospel Family Worship Center, 209 Mockingbird, Denton. Rev. Jack Howard will officiate the service. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery. ~ ~ ~ Denton Record-Chronicle, Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Downey, John Rolan
John Rolan Downey, 54, of Denton, passed away Sunday, May 18, 2008 at Regency Hospital in Carrollton.  He was born June 27, 1953 and grew up in Denton with his parents, Allie Mae Downey and Frank Squires.  He married Patricia Darlene Bynum on November 25, 1969 in Denton.  He had retired from TWU as a custodian.
Visitation will be Tuesday, May 20, 2008 from 7 - 8 p.m. at DeBerry Funeral Directors.  Funeral service will be Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of DeBerry Funeral Directors with Rev. Dolan Stevenson officiating. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Patty Downey of Denton; daughter, Patricia JoAnn Downey of Denton; sisters, Agatha Howard of Junction City, KS and Regina Deal of Denton; and brother, Bruce Squires of Denton. A grandchild, Angela, preceded him in death. ~ ~ ~ Denton Record-Chronicle, Monday, May 19, 2008