Roselawn Cemetery Obits
Denton Co Cemeteries of TX
Submitted by Elaine Nall Bay
|Baker, Hazel Irene||July 20, 1917||June 1, 2008||Denton
Tues, June 3, 2008
|Brewer, Aiden Blaine||April 28, 2008||June 4, 2008||Denton
Sat, June 07, 2008
|Callis, Evan Michael||Dec 22, 1987||February 9, 2008||Dalton & Son Funeral Home, February 2008 (http://www.daltonandson.com/index.shtml)|
|Huff, David||Aug 20, 1961||May 16, 2008||The Denton Record-Chronicle, Tuesday, May 20, 2008|
|Sparks, Tommy Ray||May 24, 1931||June 6, 2008||Denton Record-Chronicle, Tuesday, June 10, 2008|
|Sparks, Tommy Ray||May 24, 1931||June 6, 2008||Star Community Newspapers, Wednesday, June 11, 2008|
|Starnes, Danny||Jan 26, 1938||May 25, 2008||Denton Record-Chronicle, Tuesday, May 27, 2008|
|Thrash, Beverly Jean||Aug 30, 1936||May 25, 2008||The Denton
Thurs, May 20, 2008
|Welch, Vernon Dee||Oct 26, 1935||May 21, 2008||Denton Record-Chronicle, Thursday, May 22, 2008|
Baker, Hazel Irene
Hazel Irene Baker, 90, of Denton, passed away Sunday, June 1, 2008, in Sanger. She was born July 20, 1917, in Aubrey to William Calvin Redfearn and Edna Jane Wells Redfearn. She married Truman Baker on October 15, 1938, in Marietta, OK. He preceded her in death on February 5, 1990. She had retired as a cook for Jefferson Davis Elementary School and several other Denton schools. She was a member of McKinney Street Baptist Church.
Visitation will be Tuesday, June 3, 2008, from 6 to 8 p.m. at DeBerry Funeral Directors. Funeral service will be Wednesday, June 4, 2008, at 10:30 a.m. in the chapel of DeBerry Funeral Directors with Rev. Sam Redfearn and Rev. Bill Black officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park.
She is survived by sons John L. Baker of Denton and Billy Jack Baker of Sanger; grandson Charles Guinn Baker of Denton; and many nieces and nephews. Her parents, husband, and nine brothers and sisters precede her in death. ~ ~ ~ Denton Record-Chronicle, Tuesday, June 3, 2008
Brewer, Aiden Blaine
Aiden Blaine Brewer, born April 28, 2008, passed away Wednesday, June 4, 2008 in Fort Worth. The infant son of Ashley Brewer and Heath McKethan of Denton, Texas, and the Grandson of Tim and Marsha Brewer of Denton and Gail Steelman of Sanger and Mark McKethan of Jersey City, New Jersey.
|In his short life, Aiden touched the hearts and lives of his family and the loving staff of Presbyterian Hospital of Denton and Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday morning, June 7, 2008, at Roselawn Memorial Park in Denton.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to the organization, "Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep" at 1153 Bergen Parkway #M103, Evergreen Colorado, 80439-9501. ~ ~ ~ Denton Record-Chronicle, Saturday, June 07, 2008
Callis, Evan Michael
Evan Michael Callis age 20 and a resident of Rowlett, TX. Born on December 22, 1987 in Dallas, TX and passed away on February 9, 2008. Evan was a 2006 graduate of Rowlett High School and was a member of a musical group in Rowlett. He is survived by his mother, Valerie Pietsch and her husband David and his father, Tim Callis and his wife Mary. Evan is also survived by his sister Ashley Callis and his grandparents, Andy and Wilma Callis and his fiancé, Alyssa Parco. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Dick and Betty Strong. A visitation will be held on Monday, February 11, 2008 from 7:00pm till 9:00pm at Dalton and Son Funeral Home in Lewisville with funeral services being held on Tuesday at 2:00pm at The Church of Corinth in Corinth, TX with burial following at Roselawn Cemetery in Denton, TX. If you wish to send a condolence or sign an online register book please visit
David Huff, age 46, was husband to Eleni Christina Xeros and father to Elias (17) and Alysia (14) Huff. David, a 20 year Denton resident, was a Denton Rural Route Postal Carrier for the past 10 years and a former manager of two local restaurants; The Greenhouse and the Prairie House.
David passed away at his residence, May 16, 2008. David was born in San Diego, California, August 20, 1961. He is survived by his wife and children; and by his parents, Clifford and Marilyn Huff of Carrollton; brothers, Donald Huff of Lewisville, Steven Huff of Folsom, CA and Dennis Huff of Williamsport, PA.
Visitation will be Wednesday, May 21, 2008, from 6 – 8 p.m. at the DeBerry Funeral Directors. Funeral service will be Thursday, May 22, 2008 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of DeBerry Funeral Directors with burial following at Roselawn Memorial Park. ~ ~ ~ The Denton Record-Chronicle, Tuesday, May 20, 2008
Sparks, Tommy Ray
Tommy Ray Sparks, 77, of Princeton, TX, passed away Friday, June 6, 2008 at his home. He was born May 24, 1931 in Lewisville, TX to Thomas Morgan and Nannie Bell (Evans) Sparks. He was married to Arrie Lee Snow in April 1963 in Lewisville. He was the Vice President and General Manager of the Southern Mail Service in Dallas. He is a member of the Central Baptist Church in Lewisville and the Masonic Lodge in Euless and Princeton.
A graveside funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 10, 2008 at Roselawn Memorial Park, on 3801 Roselawn Dr., Denton, with Rev. Buddy Owens officiating.
Mr. Sparks is survived by his wife, Arrie Lee Sparks of Princeton; daughter, Judy Goodman of Lewisville; a sister, Margaret Kelley of Lewisville; and four grandchildren, Whitney Grubbs, Jarrod Goodman, Caleb Goodman and Tommy Sparks, II; and great-grandchildren, Britton Sparks and Berkley Sparks. Two sons, Richard Ray Sparks and Samuel D. Sparks, preceded him in death.
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Sparks, Tommy Ray
Tommy Ray Sparks, 77, of Princeton, TX died Friday, June 6, 2008 at his home. He was born May 24, 1931 in Lewisville, TX to Thomas Morgan and Nannie Bell (Evans) Sparks. He was married to Arrie Lee Snow in April 1963, in Lewisville. He was the Vice President and General Manager of the Southern Mail Service in Dallas. He is a member of the Central Baptist Church in Lewisville and the Masonic Lodge in Euless and Princeton.
A graveside funeral service was held at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, June 10, 2008 at Roselawn Memorial Park, on 3801 Roselawn Dr., Denton, with Rev. Buddy Owens, officiating. Visitation was held at the Mulkey-Mason, Jack Schmitz and Son Funeral Home, 705 N. Locust Denton, TX on Monday, June 9, 2008 from 6 P.M. until 7:30 P.M.
Mr. Sparks is survived by his wife, Arrie Lee Sparks, of Princeton, Daughter, Judy Goodman, of Lewisville, a sister, Margaret Kelley, of Lewisville, and four grandchildren, Whitney Grubbs, Jarrod Goodman, Caleb Goodman, and Tommy Sparks, II and Great Grandchildren Britton Sparks and Berkley Sparks. He was preceded in death by two sons, Richard Ray Sparks, and Samuel D. Sparks.
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Danny Starnes, 70, of Denton, passed away Sunday, May 25, 2008 after a lengthy illness with Leukemia. He was born January 26, 1938 in Decatur to Leon and Pearlie Mae Teague Starnes. He married Mary Sue Moore on May 31, 1959 in Marietta, OK. He was the owner of Autobody of Denton, Inc.
Visitation will be Wednesday, May 28, 2008 from 6 – 8 p.m. at DeBerry Funeral Directors. Funeral service will be Thursday, May 29, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. at DeBerry Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park.
He is survived by his wife, Sue Starnes of Denton; son, Darrell Kent Starnes of Grapevine; daughter, Keila D’Ann Vest of Denton; sisters, Margueriete Howard of Decatur and Nickie Brandon of Fort Worth; brother, Larry Starnes of Sanger; and four grandchildren, DeWayne Starnes and Jason Starnes of Dallas, Nicole Vest of Denton and Spencer Starnes of Grapevine.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, North Texas Chapter, 8111 LBJ Freeway, Suite 425, Dallas, Texas 75251. ~ ~ ~ Denton Record-Chronicle, Tuesday, May 27, 2008
Thrash, Beverly Jean
Beverly Jean Thrash of Norman, Oklahoma (formerly of Corinth, Texas) passed away after an extended illness on Sunday, May 25, 2008 at Norman Regional Hospital. She was born in Duncan OK, on August 30, 1936 to Walter Clarence and Flora Inez Stewart. Her family moved often, so she had the opportunity to attend various schools in Oklahoma and Texas, graduating from high school in Texas in 1954.
In the early 1960’s she moved to California and there she met and later married Walter Wayne Thrash, a young man from Rogers, AR on November 11, 1961. In 2001, they moved to Corinth, TX where her husband passed away in 2002.
For the past six months she has lived in Norman close to her brothers. Throughout her life she enjoyed traveling as well as shopping and taking care of her best friend and favorite dog, Cinnaman.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Flora Stewart; husband, Wayne Thrash on July 17, 2002; and daughter, Wanda Vogel on March 19, 2008.
She is survived by; son-in-law, Ron Vogel of Lake Dallas, TX; three brothers, Bill Price and wife, Joyce of Newcastle, OK, Ernie Price and wife, Patti of Norman, OK and Jim Price and wife, Rachel of Blanchard, OK; two grandchildren, Tina McGinnis of Lake Dallas, TX and Ken Miller and wife, Meredith of Justin, TX; four great grandchildren, Jeffrey Olschewski, Ashlee and Michael McGinnis and Andon Miller; as well as many other loving relatives and friends. Graveside services will be held 2 p.m., Friday, May 30, 2008 at Roselawn Memorial Park in Denton.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the American Heart Association, 1700 Rutherford Lane, Austin, TX 78754.
Mulkey-Mason Funeral Home of Lewisville is in charge of arrangements. ~ ~ ~ The Denton Record-Chronicle, Thursday, May 20, 2008
Welch, Vernon Dee
Vernon Dee Welch, 72, of Denton, passed away Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at Presbyterian Hospital of Denton. He was born October 26, 1935 in Springtown to Joe Wheeler Welch and Millie Jane Welch. He graduated from Springtown High School and Texas Weslyn College. He married Wanda Lee Strother on March 30, 1957 in Fort Worth. He was a sales representative for Nabisco for 36 years and worked at the Denton Record-Chronicle. He was a member of Church of Christ, Elks Lodge, Lions Club and United Commercial Travelers.
Visitation will be Friday, May 23, 2008 from 7 – 8 p.m. at DeBerry Funeral Directors. Funeral service will be Saturday, May 24, 2008 at 10 a.m. in the chapel of DeBerry Funeral Directors with Jerry Browder officiating. Burial will be at Roselawn Memorial Park.
He is survived by his wife, Wanda Welch of Denton; daughter, Deborah Kay Clark and husband, Mark of Denton; sisters, Bonnie Hollyfield of Fort Worth, Madelyn Springfield of Springtown and Mary Frances Rosamond of Granbury; brother, Thomas Welch of Azle; grandchildren, Stephen Clark, Stephanie Clark, Brandon Clark and Michelle Welch Reed. He is preceded in death by his parents; and son, Joe Dale Welch. ~ ~ ~ Denton Record-Chronicle, Thursday, May 22, 2008