Obituaries

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​​​​​​​Dewayn Carter 1935-2018

Funeral services for Dewayn Hale Carter, 83, of Wills Point, are scheduled for 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, at Russell Memorial United Methodist Church in Wills Point. Burial will follow at White Rose Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home.

He was born Oct. 16, 1935, in Oneida, Ark. to Annie Hale and Archie Carter.  He grew up in Van where he graduated from high school. 

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​​​​​​​David Guynn 1960-2018

David Wayne Guynn, 58, Wills Point, passed away Nov. 2, 2018 in Lubbock. 

 

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Charles Mills 1939-2018

Funeral services for Charles Curtis Mills, 79, of Van, were held Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at Cheatham Memorial United Methodist Church in Edgewood. Burial followed at Haven of Memories in Canton. Services were under the direction of Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home.

He was born Jan. 1, 1939, in Houston, to parents, Howard Curtis Mills and Sydney Laverne Moon.

He was raised in Channelview and graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in Baytown.

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​​​​​​​Candy Pettus 1929-2018

Funeral services for Candy Pettus, 89, of Terrell, formerly of Wills Point, were held Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at Rockwall and Brin Church of Christ in Terrell with Mr. Russell Harris officiating. Interment was at Oakland Memorial Park in Terrell under the direction of Allan Fuller Funeral Home in Wills Point.

She passed away Thursday morning, Nov. 8, 2018, in Mesquite.

She was born Sept. 4, 1929, in Wills Point, the daughter of Marvin and Beulah Stafford.  She was raised in Wills Point and graduated from Wills Point High School. 

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Nov

​​​​​​​William Shields 1928-2018

William Johnson Shields, loving husband and father of four daughters, passed away the morning of July 28, 2018, at the age of 89. 

He was born on Oct. 17, 1928, in Canton, and was the third child of Florence Olive Perry and James Marian Shields. 

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​​​​​​​Annell Rushing 1931-2018

Funeral services for Annell Rushing, 87, of Wills Point, were held Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, at Allan Fuller Funeral Home Chapel in Wills Point with Rev. Travis Norrell, Rev. Johnnie Herriage and Rev. Owen Rushing officiating. Interment followed at White Rose Cemetery in Wills Point. She passed away Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 31, 2018, at her residence.

She was born Sept. 21, 1931, in Blue Ridge, the daughter of Johnnie Columbis White and Alta Vernetta Dunn White.

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09
Nov

​​​​​​​Adam “A.J. Tuma 2004-2018 Elijah “Eli” Tuma 2007-2018

A Celebration of Life for Adam “A.J.” and Elijah “Eli” Tuma, of Canton, were held Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, at Russell Memorial United Methodist Church in Wills Point. Services were under the direction of Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home.

A.J. and Eli tragically passed away on the evening of Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018.

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02
Nov

​​​​​​​Geraldine Kyser 1937-2018

Funeral Mass for Geraldine Mae Kyser, 81, of Wills Point, was held Friday morning, Oct. 26, 2018, at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church in Terrell with Rev. James P. Orosco officiating.

Interment followed at College Mound Cemetery near Terrell under the direction of Allan Fuller Funeral Home in Wills Point.

She passed away early Tuesday morning, Oct. 23, 2018, in Wichita Falls.

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02
Nov

​​​​​​​Edra Jan Meek

Graveside service for Edra Jan Davis Meek, 66, of Edgewood, was held Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, at Oak Hill Cemetery in Edgewood with Pastor Chuck Hinton officiating.  Services were under the direction of Allan Fuller Funeral Home in Wills Point. She passed away Tuesday night, Oct. 23, 2018, in Sunnyvale.

She was born March 12, 1952, in Grand Saline, the daughter of Thomas Edward Davis and Doris Jean Vance Davis. 

She was raised in Edgewood and attended Edgewood High School.  She was married to Douglas Foster for 18 years and later married John Meek. 

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02
Nov

​​​​​​​Betty Pratt 1928-2018

Funeral services for Betty Morgan Pratt, 90, of Wills Point, were held Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, at Russell Memorial United Methodist Church in Wills Point. Burial was at White Rose Cemetery.  Services were under direction of Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home in Wills Point. She passed away Oct. 27, 2018, in Sunnyvale.

She was born May 9, 1928, in Forney, to the late Clint Taylor Morgan and Rubye Jamieson Morgan. 

She was a lifelong resident of Wills Point and graduated from Wills Point High School, Class of 1945. 

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