Mildred Gulick, 81, of Denton, formerly of Loves Park, Ill., died Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2001, at Denton Community Hospital.
She was born March 11, 1919, in Oregon, Ill.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, in Cole Chapel of First United Methodist Church in Denton. The Rev. Bill Crouch will officiate. Interment will be in Loves Park. Delehanty Funeral Home of Loves Park, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include two daughters, Carol Brantley of Denton, and Sandra Kercheval of Pocahontas, Ark.; and five grandchildren.
Gainesville - Betty Sue Parkhill, 70, of Gainesville, died Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2001, at her home.
She was born Aug. 14, 1930, in Gainesville. She worked as a house parent at Denton State School for over 14 and a half years.
Mrs. Parkhill was a member of Oak Ridge First Baptist Church in Oak Ridge.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday in the chapel of Clement-Keel Funeral Home. Travis Alford will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.
The family will be at the funeral home from 7 to 8 p.m. tonight, Thursday, Feb. 8, for visitation.
Survivors include one son, Roger Parkhill of Gainesville; two daughters, Bonnie Liddell of Marietta, Okla., and Stormy Melton of Gainesville; one sister, Frances Cason of Burns City; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Her husband, Eugene E. Parkhill, died Oct. 8, 1986.
Hickory Creek - Rona Lynn Thompson, 22, of Hickory Creek, died Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2001, in an automobile accident.
She was born July 1, 1978, in El Paso, to Ronald Leonard and Elizabeth Ann (McGee) Thompson.
She was a graduate of Ryan High School and was employed as a shift manager for Sonic restaurants.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 9, in the chapel of Mulkey-Mason, Jack Schmitz and Son Funeral Home in Denton. The Rev. Clint Loveall will officiate. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Mike Caruthers, David Lissberger, Justin Hampton, Ryan McEuin, Jack Sanders and Roy Barnett.
Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. tonight, Thursday, Feb. 8, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Denton County Assistance Program.
Survivors include her mother and stepfather, Beth and Jerry Reynolds of Hickory Creek; her father, Ron Thompson of Denton; her grandparents, Merlin McGee of Demming, N.M., Rita O'Dell of Paris, Ark., Loretta Thompson of Athens, Ohio; her great-grandmothers, Alberta McGee of Deming, N.M., Irene Huggart of Silvis, Ill.; one sister, Sabrina McEuin of Denton; and one brother, Toby Thompson of Hickory Creek.
Jack M. Hamilton III
Jack Milton Hamilton III, of Denton, went to be with Jesus Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2001.
Mr. Hamilton was born March 27, 1981, in Wichita Falls, Texas, to Jack Milton II and Michelle Rae (Boucher) Hamilton. He graduated from Denton High School and was attending North Texas Central College. He worked at Hobby Lobby in the framing department.
Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, 2001, at the First Baptist Church of Corinth with the Rev. Boyce Brannan, and the Rev. David Smith officiating. Interment will be at Roselawn Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Association.
Pallbearers will be Jack Hamilton II, John Hamilton, Mark Boucher, Heath Boucher, Jamie Giehl and Bruce Giehl.
Survivors include his parents Jack II and Michelle Hamilton of Denton; his grandparents, Alma Ruth Hamilton of Denton andMary and Marcel Boucher of Denton; his great-grandmother, Minnie Boucher of Columbus, Ohio; and one brother, Justin Hamilton of Denton.
Mulkey-Mason, Jack Schmitz and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Wichita Falls - Shirley Johnston Myers of Wichita Falls died Friday, Feb. 9, 2000.
She was born in McLean to Scott and Willie Johnston. She married Phillip Myers of Denton, who preceded her in death.
She attended Texas Woman's University and graduated from North Texas State College. She was a member of the Eastern Star of Denton.
Services will be 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, at Hampton Vaughn Crestview in Wichita Falls.
Survivors include one son, Gary Myers of Memphis, Tenn.; one daughter, Margaret Myers of Wichita Falls; one sister, Margaret Gray of Fort Worth, formerly of Denton; and one granddaughter.
Justin - Louise Bond, 78, of Justin died Sunday, April 8, 2001, at her home after a lengthy illness with a brain tumor.
She was born Sept. 29, 1922, in Lamesa to Archie and Edna Mae Haney.
She attended Texas Woman's University and was employed as an accountant by H&R Block before she retired.
She was a member of First Baptist Church of Justin, the Women's Missionary Union, and the 20th Century Study Club.
The service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 10, at the First Baptist Church of Justin. The Rev. Scott Brown will officiate. Burial will be in the Justin Cemetery. DeBerry Funeral Directors of Denton is in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers will be Nathan Crumpton, Lucas Crumpton, Gary Sharp, Gary Forbis, Ray Sharp and Jeff Oldt.
Visitation will be at the family's home today, April 9.
Memorials may be made to Ann's Haven Hospice.
Survivors include her husband, C.E. "Gene" Bond of Justin; one daughter, Carol Annette Bond Crumpton of Denton; one sister, Jeraldine Sharp of Hurst; and five grandchildren.
Jessie Ophelia Cook, 91, of Denton died Sunday, April 8, 2001, at Denton Community Hospital.
She was born Jan. 9, 1910, in Corsicana to Chester and Sallie Nelms.
Mrs. Cook was a retired clerical worker for the Navarro County Abstract. She was a member of the Eastern Star.
A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, at Oakwood Cemetery in Corsicana.
Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. today, April 9, at Coker Funeral Home in Sanger.
Survivors include one daughter, Carolyn Frazier of Sanger; one sister, Mrs. Floy Smith of Denton; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, L.C. "Jake" Cook.
Lewisville - Charles Arthur Mack, 91, of Lewisville died Friday, April 6, 2001, at a Lewisville hospital.
He was a native of Oklahoma and a retired commercial building engineer.
The service will be at 1 p.m. today, April 9, in the chapel of Dalton and Son Funeral Home in Lewisville. The Rev. Buddie Owens will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery in Denton.
Survivors include his wife, Lois Akers Mack of Lewisville; two daughters, Jo Ann Rozzell and Linda Folse; two stepdaughters, Ava Tune and Betty Kilcrease; two stepsons, Bill Tune and Buddy Tune; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Dallas - Gordon R. Gammons, 76, died Saturday, April 7, 2001, at Doctors Hospital in Dallas.
He was born July 21, 1924, in Paragould, Ark. He married Gloria Jane Coffman in Paragould, Ark., on Sept. 6, 1947. She died May 14, 1990.
Mr. Gammons was a supervisor at Champion Paper Co. in Dallas.
A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 10, at Oakgrove Cemetery in Denton County. The Rev. Luther Slay will officiate.
Pallbearers will be Daniel Spann, Jeff Green, B.J. Gammons, Shane Acklie and Allen Whitman.
Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. today, April 9, at Huff/Slay Funeral Home in Pilot Point.
Survivors include two sons, William "Bill" Gammons of Lewisville and Gordon Gammons of Dallas; two daughters, Pamela Green and Donna Spann, both of Mesquite; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Ann Carol Lung and Peggy Jo Gammons.
Mountain Springs - Nella Dean Sanders, 81, of Mountain Springs died Sunday, April 8, 2001, at her home.
She was born Nov. 4, 1919, in Cooke County to Benjamin Franklin and Elizabeth Boatman Rawlings. She married Dewell Sanders in Marietta, Okla., on Jan. 27, 1940.
Mrs. Sanders worked for Dan's Drug in Pilot Point for 15 years and then as a nurse for Dr. Marion Groff in Pilot Point for several years.
She was a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church.
The service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, at Huff/Slay Funeral Home in Pilot Point. The Revs. Milton Pledger, Luther Slay and Danny Shaver will officiate. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery, Mountain Springs Community, Cooke County.
Pallbearers will be Dan Gist, Walter Keen, Billy Ray Pedigo, Kenneth Alexander, David DeJernette and Terri Slay.
Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Arthritis Foundation.
Survivors include her husband of Mountain Springs; three sons, Benny Sanders of Mountain Springs, Dolan Sanders of Collinsville and Ronny Sanders of Pilot Point; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Ola Pearl Stanford
Ola Pearl Stanford, 94, of Denton, died Friday, April 6, 2001, at the Vintage Health Care Center.
She was born March 16, 1907, in Hope, Ark., to Julia Yokum Leatherwood and Walter Leatherwood. In 1924 she married Elbert C. Stanford Sr. in Argyle. He died in 1936.
Mrs. Stanford was a homemaker, mother of five children - Calvin, Lorene, Billie Jean, J.T. and Elbert Jr., grandmother of nine - Doris Franks, Martha Puckett, Janice Glass, Malinda Potynski, Rebecca Arnold, Randy Stanford, Ronnie Stanford, Angie Richardson and Karen Wilson, and great-grandmother of 14.
She was a longtime member of Calvary Lighthouse Assembly of God Church.
In addition to her husband, Mrs. Stanford was preceded in death by a son, Calvin Stanford and daughter, Billie Jean Arnold.
She is survived by sons Elbert Stanford Jr. and J.T. Stanford and his wife Betty and daughter Lorene Mercer, all of Denton.
Services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 9, in the chapel of DeBerry Funeral Directors, conducted by her nephew, Joe Carlton.
Interment was in Graham/Argyle Cemetery in Argyle.
Pallbearers were Randy Stanford, Ronnie Stanford, Jeff Richardson, Mark Moore, Randy Stanford Jr. and Monty Sanders.
Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.
Mrs. Stanford was known as Mama to some - Good Mama, Aunt Pearl and Aunt Dutch to others, and Granny to many - we are blessed to have been a part of her life.
The family expresses heartfelt thanks and sincere appreciation to staff and employees of the Vintage healthcare Center for her care during her nine year residence there.
Martha Cox Fuller
Martha Cox Fuller, 67, of Denton died Friday, Oct. 22, 1999, at her home.
She was born Jan. 28, 1932, in Camden, Ark., to A.B. Cox and Mary Ellis Nichols Cox. She married Darwin Lane Fuller in Fulton in 1975. He preceded her in death.
She retired in 1995 after 15 years of service as a police dispatcher at the Wise County sheriff's department. She was a member of the Church of Christ.
Service will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25, in the chapel of DeBerry Funeral Directors in Denton with Terry Collins officiating.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.
Survivors include her mother of Carthage; a daughter, Debbie Lewis of Houston; a son, Steve Hallford of Corinth; a sister, Nancy Cox of Nacogdoches; a brother, Gaylon Cox of Fort Worth; and three grandchildren.