Obituaries
  • Petty, Texas -- Funeral services for Jerry "Hungry" Piland, 73, of Petty are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 5, 2015 in Cooper-Sorrells Funeral Home chapel, Honey Grove, with Rev. Terry Cunningham and Rev. James Barnes presiding. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery in the Forest Hill Community. Family visitation is scheduled for 7:00 8:00 p.m. Tuesday evening at the Cooper-Sorrells Funeral Home in Honey Grove.
  • Ladonia, Texas -- Lavena Kay Howard, 58 of Ladonia, Texas passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at her residence. A family private service is pending.
  • Honey Grove, Texas -- Stanley P. Lord passed away Saturday August 1, 2015 at 2:40 a.m. at his home in Honey Grove, Texas. No services are planned per his request.
  • Wolfe City, Texas -- Funeral services for Etta Christine Creed, 67, of Wolfe City will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, August 3, 2015 at Owens Funeral Home with Rev. Sam (Butch) Creed officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Wolfe City. Vitiation will be held on Sunday, August 2, 2015 from 6:00 till 8:00 P.M. at R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home in Wolfe City.
  • Sulphur Springs, Texas -- Funeral services for Genevieve Ann (Jenni) Strain, 71, of Sulphur Springs will be at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at New Richland Baptist Church one mile south of I-30 on FM 69. Interment will follow at Mt. Sterling Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Monday, August 3, 2015 from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the church.
  • Bonham, Texas -- Graveside services for Cordelia Lois Fleming, 97, of Bonham, Texas will be at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 2, 2015 at Willow Wild Cemetery, Bonham, Texas. Mr. Steve Mohundro will officiate.
  • Ravenna, Texas -- Funeral services for Mrs. Lois Alene Anderson, 89, of Ravenna, will be held Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the Wise Funeral Home Chapel. Lois's grandson, Bro. Steven Alexander, will officiate. Burial will follow at Sandy Creek Cemetery. The family will receive friends an hour prior to service time.
  • Wolfe City, Texas -- Funeral services for Mattie Lou Smithey, 98, will be at Owens Funeral Home in Wolfe City at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, August 2, 2015, with A.C Quinn and Pat Painter officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home at 1:30 prior to the service.
  • Bonham, Texas -- Funeral services for Jesse Ray Williams, 81, will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 1 at Cooper-Sorrells chapel in Bonham. Grandson, Zach Williams, will officiate with memories being shared by granddaughter, Brooke Williams Barker. Burial will follow at Willow Wild Cemetery, Bonham, Texas. Family visitation will be Friday, July 31, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Cooper-Sorrells Funeral Home.
  • Dodd City, Texas -- Funeral services for Ms. Dortha Jean "Dot" Hutchins, 83, of Dodd City, will be held Monday, August 3, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the Wise Funeral Home Chapel. Mr. Millard Doan Brent will officiate with the assistance of Bro. Abe Ogea. Burial will follow at Burns Cemetery in Trenton, Texas. The family will receive friends an hour prior to service time.
  • Savoy, Texas -- A celebration of life honoring Evelyn Juanita Reneau, 94, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, July 31, 2015 at the Mullican-Little Chapel in Bells/Savoy, Texas. Tom Melugin and Jeramie Sweet, minister at the Savoy Church of Christ, will conduct the service. Interment will follow at the Sunnyside Cemetery in Savoy. Family visitation will be Thursday, July 30 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Mullican-Little Funeral Home in Bells, Texas.
  • Bonham, Texas -- Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Elsie Woodson Thomas, 93, of Bonham, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, July 31, 2015 at the First Christian Church 701 N. Main St. in Bonham, Texas. Bro. Rick Edwards and Bro. Cody Nelson and Jaden Nelson will officiate. Burial will follow in the Willow Wild Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Wise Funeral Home from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday, July 30, 2015.
  • Telephone, Texas -- Funeral services for Fannie Marie "Maw" Butler, 74, of Telephone will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 1, 2015 in the Wise Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. James Henry will officiate. Burial will follow at Gober Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday, July 31, 2015, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Wise Funeral Home Chapel.
  • Wolfe City, Texas -- Funeral services for Allen Dale Maples, 93, of Wolfe City will be on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at Owens Funeral Home with Brother Tim Hearn officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Wolfe City. Visitation will be held at R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home in Wolfe City from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 29, 2015.
  • Bonham, Texas -- Memorial services for Ms. Sylvia Jean Shaw, 77, of Bonham, Texas will be held August 8, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. under the direction of Wise Funeral Home. Pastor Stuart Courtney will officiate. The family will receive friends an hour prior to service time.