Obituaries

Wed
29
Nov

Alvin Royce Tippett

Alvin Royce Tippett

1938-2017

Funeral services for Alvin Royce “Tip” Tippett, 78, of Wills Point, were held Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, at Allan Fuller Funeral Home Chapel in Wills Point with Ronnie Brady and Tommy Brady officiating. Interment followed at Mt. Olive Cemetery in Scurry.

Mr. Tippett passed away early Monday morning, Nov. 20, 2017, in Wills Point.

He was born Dec. 17, 1938, in Scurry to Woodrow Wilson Tippett and Bennie Ruth Shankle Tippett. He was raised in Scurry and Arcadia Park. He graduated from Sunset High School in Dallas and later attended Tyler Junior College and U.T. of Arlington.

He married Pamela Joyce Hart Oct. 1, 1983, in Greenville. He owned and operated West Precision Machining in Grand Prairie for 28 years, retiring in 2004. He enjoyed hunting and camping. He lived in Grand Prairie prior to moving to Wills Point in 1998. He was of the Baptist faith.

Tue
21
Nov

Jerry Dale Wells Sr.

Jerry Dale Wells Sr.

1944-2017

Funeral services for Jerry Dale Wells, Sr., 73, of East Tawakoni, were held Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Wills Point with Elder Hyrum Grandy officiating. Interment will be held at a later date at Dallas/Ft. Worth National Cemetery under the direction of Allan Fuller Funeral Home in Wills Point.

Mr. Wells passed away Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, at his residence in East Tawakoni.

 

Tue
21
Nov

Daryl Wynn Morris

Daryl Wynn Morris

1959-2017

Funeral services for Daryl Wynn Morris, 58, Dallas, were held Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, at Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home in Wills Point with Pastor Sherman Mayfield officiating. Burial followed at White Rose Cemetery.

Mr. Morris passed away Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, in Tyler.

Tue
21
Nov

Betty Baker Cooper

Betty Baker Cooper

1933-2017

Funeral services for Betty Baker Cooper, 84, of Wills Point were held Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, at Hiett's LyBrand Funeral Home in Wills Point with Brother Steve Glosup officiating. Interment followed at Oakland Cemetery in Terrell.

Mrs. Cooper passed away on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in Kaufman.

Tue
21
Nov

Alvin Royce Tippett

Alvin Royce Tippett

1938-2017

Funeral services for Alvin Royce “Tip” Tippett, 78, of Wills Point, were held Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, at Allan Fuller Funeral Home Chapel in Wills Point with Ronnie Brady and Tommy Brady officiating. Interment followed at Mt. Olive Cemetery in Scurry.

Mr. Tippett passed away early Monday morning, Nov. 20, 2017, in Wills Point.

He was born Dec. 17, 1938, in Scurry to Woodrow Wilson Tippett and Bennie Ruth Shankle Tippett. He was raised in Scurry and Arcadia Park. He graduated from Sunset High School in Dallas and later attended Tyler Junior College and U.T. of Arlington. He married Pamela Joyce Hart Oct. 1, 1983, in Greenville. He owned and operated West Precision Machining in Grand Prairie for twenty-eight years, retiring in 2004. He enjoyed hunting and camping. He lived in Grand Prairie prior to moving to Wills Point in 1998. He was of the Baptist faith.

Tue
21
Nov

Pauline Annie Faye Warren

Pauline Annie Faye Warren

1931-2017

Funeral services for Pauline Annie Faye Warren, 86, of Wills Point, were held, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church with Reverend Jeremiah Hill officiating. Burial followed at Greenwood Cemetery in Wills Point. Services were under the direction of Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home.

Pauline Annie Faye Warren, affectionately known as Mama, Mother, Granny, GiGi, Auntie, Aunt Faye, Ms. Faye and Faye, was born Sept. 4, 1931. She was the youngest of six children.

This Is the Day the Lord Hath Made, Let Us Rejoice and Be Glad in It.

She joined Saint Mark Christian Methodist Episcopal Church many years ago as a child. She became a member of the Stewardess Board and the Missionary Society upon her return home in 1967.

Tue
21
Nov

Jannette Mae Moore

Jannette Mae Moore

1946-2017

Funeral services for Jannette Mae Moore, 71, of Edgewood were held Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, at Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home in Edgewood with Pastor Glen Goodson officiating. Burial followed at Bright Star Cemetery.

Jannette Mae McDougall was born April 2, 1946, in Springfield, Ill. to Lee Earl McDougall and Florence Edith Keen McDougall. She was raised in Petersburg, Ill. She attended LVN nursing school. She married William Moore Dec. 31, 1977.

She was a Nascar fan, a breast cancer survivor and loved to cook. She was a member of Pleasant Union Baptist Church.

She is preceded in death by her husband, William Moore in 2009; son, Allan Wilson; and sister, Marion Bown.

Wed
08
Nov

Bettye Jane Middleton

Bettye Jane Middleton

1931-2017

Funeral services for Bettye Jane Middleton, 86, of Grand Saline, were held Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, at Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home in Wills Point with the Rev. Billy Smith officiating.

Interment followed at Myrtle Springs Cemetery. Mrs. Middleton passed away Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, in Grand Saline.

Wed
08
Nov

Vincent DePaul Murphy Sr.

Vincent DePaul Murphy Sr.

1939-2017

Memorial services for Vincent DePaul Murphy Sr., 77, of Wills Point, were held Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at St. Luke Catholic Church in Wills Point with Rev. Patrick Fenton officiating. Services were under the direction of Allan Fuller Funeral Home in Wills Point.

He passed away Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, near Terrell, due to a car accident.

He was born Dec. 24, 1939, in Dallas to Thomas P. Murphy and Annie Talty Murphy. He was raised in Oak Cliff and graduated from W. H. Adamson High School. He married Carol Sue Crossland Jan. 17, 1959, in Dallas. He owned and operated Murphy’s Sand & Gravel for 25 years, retiring in 2014 and had owned and operated Murphy’s Music in Irving since 1969.

Mon
06
Nov

William P. Furrh

William P. Furrh

1935-2017

Funeral services for William P. “Buddy” Furrh, 82, of Wills Point, were held Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, at Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home. Interment followed at White Rose Cemetery.

He was born Sept. 10, 1935, in Wills Point to Edward Furrh and Nella Lea Sewell. He was raised in the Bright Star Community where he attended grade school before he graduated from Wills Point High School. He served in the Marine Corp before marrying Monnie Valentine at the First Baptist Church in Wills Point Sept. 24, 1955. The Furrhs lived in various cities around the metroplex and enjoyed their farm house in Wills Point.

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