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Texas Obituary and Death Notice Archive - Page 1283

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Date: Thursday, 13 September 2012, at 5:55 p.m.

Ricki Ann Campbell

Ricki Ann Campbell, 55, of Denton died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2001, at Lake Forest Good Samaritan Village.

She was born May 5, 1946, in York, Pa., to Richard and Gloria Morris. She married James R. "Jim" Campbell on Dec. 30, 1970, in New London County, Conn.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Lutheran Church.

A memorial service will be in Florida at a later date. DeBerry Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her husband Jim Campbell Sr. of Denton; one son, Jim Campbell Jr. of Denton; her mother Gloria Morris of Fla.; and two sisters, Barbara Deakin of Florida and Kay Drescher of Maryland.

Jennee Lawhorn

Jennee Warren (Wright) Lawhorn, 91, of Denton died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2001, at Denton Regional Medical Center.

She was born Jan. 10, 1910, in Decatur to James Logan Wright and Alice Lucille Clements Wright. She graduated from North Texas State Teacher College, now the University of North Texas.

She married O.T. Lawhorn on Aug. 23, 1930, in Ardmore, Okla. He preceded her in death on Dec. 5, 2000.

Mrs. Lawhorn was a schoolteacher in Houston for many years. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, and the American Contract Bridge League. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Denton.

A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, at I.O.O.F. Cemetery. Rev. Marilyn Dickson will officiate. DeBerry Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements.

The family will be at DeBerry Funeral Directors from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, Tuesday, for visitation.

Survivors include two sons, William S. Lawhorn of Dallas and Thomas W. Lawhorn of Colorado Springs, Colo., 8 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

Bud Galler

Lewisville – Bud Galler, 80, of Lewisville died Friday, Sept. 28, 2001, at the Medical Center of Lewisville.

He was born Feb. 11, 1921, to Paul William and Lena M. Henry Galler. He married Reba Boren on Dec. 7, 1945, in Denton.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He received the Who’s Who in Texas in 1973-1974 as a distinguished citizen of the State of Texas.

Mr. Galler was a plumber and heating and air-conditioning repairman.

He was a member of Flower Mound Presbyterian Church.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 1, at Northview Baptist Church in Lewisville. Interment will follow in Old Hall Cemetery. Rev. Kenneth Wells will officiate. Mulkey-Mason Funeral Home of Lewisville is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include his wife Reba of Lewisville; one son, Jerry Galler of Highland Village; one sister, Irene Greener of Lewisville; four grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Dr. Sidney E. Hodges

Dr. Sidney Edward Hodges, 77, of Denton died Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2001, at Plaza Medical Center in Fort Worth.

He was born Feb. 11, 1924, in Booneville, Miss., to Jimmy Lee and Mildred (Murphy) Hodges. He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II. He received a bachelor’s degree from Southern Methodist University, a master’s degree from East Texas State College and a doctorate in physics from Texas A&M University.

Dr. Hodges taught at ETSC, Stephen F. Austin College, and Howard Payne and Southeast Missouri State universities. On Nov. 2, 1981, he married Linda Susan Neal in Jackson, Mo.

He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Denton.

A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, at the First Baptist Church. Cliff Feeler will officiate. Interment will be on Tuesday, Oct. 2, in Dallas/Fort Worth National Cemetery. Goen-Hudgens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the K.P.D. Scholarship Fund, c/o Dr. Ron Wilhan, P.O. Box 31137, Denton, Texas 76203.

Survivors include his wife of Denton; three sons, Sean Hodges of Denton, Chadwick Hodges of Whitesboro, and Philippe Hodges of Grandview, Mo.; two daughters, Angela Hodges of Denton and Annette Smith of Spring; one sister, Margaret Gibson of Quitman; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Edward Menkemeller

Edward Freeman Menkemeller, 66, of Denton died Friday, Sept. 28, at Zale Lipshy University Hospital in Dallas.

He was born Oct. 5, 1934, in Wheeling, W.Va., to Edward and Caroline Menkemeller. He graduated as a captain from Linsley Military Institute in 1952. In 1957 he received a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering from West Virginia University, where he was vice president of Scabbard and Blade. He was vice president of the American Institute of Industrial Engineers, and a member of the Society for the Advancement of Management, the Society of Nuclear Medicine, the Texas Hospital Association and active in Delta Tau Delta. He served in the U.S. Army as a first lieutenant in Korea. In 1991 he married Gail Sweat Dillon in Denton.

Mr. Menkemeller was the founder, president and CEO of Numed Inc. in Denton and One Medical in Sherman.

He was a member of Southmont Baptist Church.

A service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, at Southmont Baptist Church. Dr. Larry Reynolds will officiate. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Wheeling, W.Va., under the direction of Kepner Funeral Home.

The family will be at DeBerry Funeral Directors in Denton from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, for visitation.

Memorials may be made to the Edward F. Menkemeller Scholarship Fund, c/o Numed Inc., P.O. Box 1090, Denton, Texas 76202, or to Southmont Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife of Denton; two daughters, Melisa Leigh Menkemeller of Park City, Utah, and Melanie Brooke Menkemeller-Barti of San Francisco, Calif.; two sons, Marc Edward Menkemeller of Plano and Cardin George Menkemeller of Denton; one stepson, Bryan Dillon of Sanger; one sister, Carole L. Martin of Wheeling, W.Va.; and four grandchildren.

Charles Greenwood

Sanger – Charles E. Greenwood, 82, of Sanger died Friday, Sept. 28, 2001, in Denton Community Hospital.

Goen-Hudgens Funeral Home of Denton.

Lottie Mae R. Phillips

Decatur – Lottie Mae Reed Phillips, 103, of Decatur died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2001, at Sunny Hills Nursing Center in Decatur.

She was born March 22, 1898, in Wise County. She was a homemaker

A service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Decatur. Tad Billmire will officiate. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery, Decatur.

Mrs. Phillips’ grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Survivors include one son, Carroll Reed; four daughters, Geneva Boyd of Archer City, Wilma Smith of Decatur, Cleva Nell Bunnell of Mineral Wells, and Virginia Renaker of Arlington; and several grandchildren.

Mamie O. Schneider

Decatur – Mamie O. Schneider, 95, of Decatur died Sunday, Sept. 30, 2001, at her home.

Coker Funeral Home of Decatur.

Daniel C. Thomas

Plano – Daniel Craig Thomas, 39, of Plano, died Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2001, at his home.

He was born Sept. 1, 1962, in Houston. He attended Plano High School and graduated from Lake Highland High School. He attended Texas Tech University where he majored in hotel and restaurant management.

Mr. Thomas was employed as manager by Southern Multifoods Inc. Earlier he worked as a general manger for Red-Hot and Blue Barbecue, Chili’s and Tias Tex-Mex restaurants.

A service will be at 2 p.m. today, Sunday, Sept. 30, at Oak Grove Methodist Church, one half mile south of Hwy 380 on FM720, east of Denton. The Rev. Martha Myer will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. DeBerry Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Judy and Vince Kilhullen of Mt. Home, Ark.; his father, William Thomas of Dallas; two daughters, Kathryn and Bailey Thomas, both of Denton; and four brothers, William Thomas of San Antonio, Wendell Thomas of Fort Collins, Colo., Brian Thomas of Spokane, Wash., and Blake Thomas of Sarasota, Fla.

Oreta Pearl Embry

Oreta Pearl Embry, 92, of Dallas, formerly of Denton, passed away Friday, Sept. 28, 2001, in Dallas at her daughter’s home.

Oreta was born Oct. 13, 1908, in Reed, Okla., to Alfred and Linnie Austin. She graduated from high school in St. Jo, Texas. She married Roy Embry on Feb. 7, 1930, in St. Jo; he preceded her in death in 1958.

Oreta was a wedding specialist for Linwood Roberson Florist prior to her retirement after 25 years of employment. She was active in the Business and Professional Women’s Club of Denton and was awarded a community service award for her exceptional service to community members. She was an avid reader in her later years. She was a former member of the Singing Oaks Church of Christ and currently attending the Walnut Hill Church of Christ in Dallas.

The family will be at DeBerry Funeral Directors from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, for visitation. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, in the chapel of DeBerry Funeral Directors with Tim Pyles and Scott Self officiating. Burial will be at Roselawn Memorial Park in Denton.

Oreta is survived by a daughter, Jolene and husband Joseph Marcus of Dallas; three granddaughters, Caroline East of Charlottesville, Va., Leslie Favarel-Garriques of Bordeaux, France, and Emily Randle of Los Alamitos, Calif.; grandson, Joseph A. Marcus of Los Angeles, Calif.; five great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

DeBerry Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.

Charles Greenwood

Sanger – Charles Edward Greenwood Jr., 82, of Sanger died Friday, Sept. 28, 2001, at Denton Community Hospital.

He was born Feb. 17, 1919, in Gainesville to Charles E. and Elsie Giles (Speer) Greenwood. On Sept. 7, 1947, he married Grace Novella Gober in the Little-Chapel-in-the-Woods at Texas Woman’s University in Denton.

Mr. Greenwood served in the Air Force during World War II. He was a tool and die maker for L.T.V. for many years.

He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Sanger.

The service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, at the First United Methodist Church in Sanger. The Rev. Larry Kruger will officiate. Interment will follow in Sanger Cemetery.

The family will be at the First United Methodist Church from 5 to 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, for visitation.

Survivors include his wife, Grace Greenwood of Sanger; two daughters, Rita Kurby of Whitney and Marsha Greenwood of Sanger; two brothers, Robert and Victor Greenwood, both of Coffeville, Kan; two sisters, Shirley Pirkey and Mary Pyland, both of Coffeville, Kan.; and two granddaughters.

Goen-Hudgeons Funeral Home of Denton is in charge of arrangements.

Charles Greenwood

Sanger – Charles Edward Greenwood Jr., 82, of Sanger died Friday, Sept. 28, 2001, at Denton Community Hospital. He was born Feb. 17, 1919, in Gainesville to Charles E. and Elsie Giles (Speer) Greenwood.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Sanger. He served in the Air Force during World War II and was a tool and die maker for L.T.V. for many years. On Sept. 7, 1947, he married Grace Novella Gober in the Little-Chapel-in-the-Woods at Texas Woman’s University in Denton.

Survivors include his wife, Grace Greenwood of Sanger; two daughters, Rita Kirby of Lake Whitney and Marsha Greenwood of Sanger; two brothers, Robert and Victor Greenwood, both of Coffeyville, Kan; two sisters, Shirley Pirkey and Mary Pyland, both of Coffeyville, Kan.; and two granddaughters, Shelita Stratton of Mission, Texas, and Catie Estill of Oak Point.

The service will be held at 2 p.m. today, Tuesday, Oct. 2, at the First United Methodist Church in Sanger. The Rev. Larry Kruger will officiate. Interment will follow in Sanger Cemetery.

Goen-Hudgens Funeral Home of Denton is in charge of arrangements.

Edward Menkemeller

Edward Freeman Menkemeller, 66, of Denton died Friday, Sept. 28, at Zale Lipshy University Hospital in Dallas.

He was born Oct. 5, 1934, in Wheeling, W.Va., to Edward and Caroline Menke-meller. He was a graduate of Linsley Military Institute in 1952 as a captain. He received his bachelor’s of science degree in industrial engineering in 1957 from West Virginia University, where he was vice president of Scabbard and Blade, vice president of the American Institute of Industrial Engin-eers, and a member of the Society for the Advancement of Management.

Ed served in the U.S. Army as a first lieutenant in Korea. He married Gail Sweat Dillon in 1991 in Denton. He was a member of the Southmont Baptist Church, the Society of Nuclear Medicine, the Texas Hospital Association and was also active in Delta Tau Delta.

He was the founder, president and CEO of Numed Inc. in Denton and One Medical in Sherman.

A service will be held at 10 a.m. today, Tuesday, Oct. 2, at Southmont Baptist Church. Dr. Larry Reynolds will officiate. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Wheeling, W.Va., under the direction of Kepner Funeral Home.

Memorials are to be made to the Edward F. Menke-meller Scholarship Fund, c/o Numed Inc., P.O. Box 1098, Denton, Texas 76202, or to Southmont Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife of Denton; two daughters, Melisa Leigh Menkemeller of Park City, Utah, and Melanie Brooke Menkemeller-Barti of San Francisco, Calif.; two sons, Marc Edward Menke-meller of Plano and Cardin George Menkemeller of Denton; one stepson, Bryan Dillon of Sanger; one sister, Carole L. Martin of Wheeling, W.Va.; and four grandchildren.

DeBerry Funeral Directors in Denton is in charge of local arrangements.

Delbert E. Sprague

Sanger – Delbert Eugene Sprague, 67, of Sanger died Monday, Oct. 1, 2001, at his residence.

He was born Nov. 22, 1933, in Wills Point.

Mr. Sprague was a self-employed machinist. He was a member of the Model A Club.

A service will be at 3 p.m. today, Wednesday, Oct. 3, at Sanger Church of Christ. John Payne will officiate. Burial will be in Sanger Cemetery. Coker Funeral Home of Sanger is in charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers will be Ronnie Beard, Lester Marshall, Jim Roberts, Michael Smith, James Stuart and Ken Williams.

Survivors include his wife, Martha Jo Sprague of Sanger; his mother, Edna Sprague of Carrollton; two daughters, Amy Jo Bixby of Denton and Traci Holland of Jacksonville, Fla.; and two sisters, Shirley Stuart of Lubbock and Barbara Williams of Carrollton.

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