Obituary • 06-24-16

Posted on 24 Jun 2016 at 7:35am

Michael Robert Jensen, 55, died Sunday, June 19, 2016, at his home in Oak Cliff, after a hard-fought battle with ALS. A native of Door County, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, Jensen had lived in Dallas for more than 25 years. He worked as the head of security at the Nasher Sculpture Center and was past co-owner [...]

Posted on 17 Jun 2016 at 8:05am

Billie (Bill) Lee Thames, 85, died of natural causes on June 9. He was born on March 20, 1931 in Cisco, Texas and resided in Dallas for the last 20 years. Bill wished to be cremated and to have his ashes spread on his nephew Michael Doyle Marr’s 32-acre “place” near Weatherford. Bill was an [...]

Obituary • 06-03-16

Posted on 03 Jun 2016 at 8:05am

A memorial service for Herbert Neal Wigley, 87, will be held Sunday, June 5, 2016, at 3 p.m. at White Rock Community Church, 9353 Garland Road in Dallas. Known to his beloved friends as “Daddy Herb” and “Papa,” Wigley died Nov. 15, 2014, in Dallas. He was born to Hubert M. Wigley and Bernice K. [...]

Obituary • 05-27-16

Posted on 27 May 2016 at 7:30am

After a fearless five-year battle with cancer, Patricia Leah “Pat” Gamble, 59, passed away on May 5, 2016 in Dallas, surrounded by family and friends. Pat was born Feb. 17, 1957 in Abilene, Texas. She is survived by her wife, Susan Maiden. Pat and Susan were committed life partners for more than 31 years and [...]

Obituary • 05-13-16

Posted on 13 May 2016 at 7:55am

Edward Dean Bishop, or “Pastor Dean” as he was known to his church and friends, died April 20, 2016 at Willow Bend Nursing Center. He was the former pastor at White Rock Community Church. Pastor Dean was born in Mena, Ark., and received his ordination at First Baptist Church in Mena. He earned a bachelor [...]

Obituary • 04-01-16

Posted on 01 Apr 2016 at 7:35am

  Neil Emmons died in his sleep on March 31. An autopsy is expected. Emmons served eight years as a City Plan Commissioner and was term limited out when he left the commission in 2009. He returned to the board when Councilman Adam Medrano appointed him. Emmons had served as president of the Oak Lawn [...]

City Plan Commissioner Neil Emmons has died

Posted on 31 Mar 2016 at 12:30pm

Emmons served eight years as a City Plan Commissioner and was term limited out when he left the commission in 2009.

Obituary • 03-25-16 • Wayne Lynn Davis

Posted on 25 Mar 2016 at 7:35am

Wayne Lynn Davis, 60, of Dallas, died Thursday, March 17, 2016. Born in Dallas to Dan and Myrtle (Chrismon) Davis, Wayne dedicated his life to education and music, and for  20 years to Dallas’ Turtle Creek Choral. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Dallas. Wayne was preceded in death by his parents [...]

Obituary • 03-25-16 • Margaret-Jean-Nelson

Posted on 25 Mar 2016 at 7:25am

  Jean Nelson died March 16, 2016, at the age of 93. Born Oct. 30, 1922, in San Augustine, Jean’s passion centered around her family, service to her church and community, and her fondness for travel and gardening. All those who loved her dearly will feel the effect of Jean’s physical absence but her positive [...]

Obituary • 03-04-16

Posted on 04 Mar 2016 at 8:05am

Mark Anthony Merrill, 51, died Feb. 24. He was from Longview and graduated from H. Grady High School where he enjoyed running track. Merrillk excelled in his professional field as a conflict analyst at Jenkins and Gilchrist Law Firm and at Strasburger & Price LLP. Merrill accepted Christ early in his life. He had a [...]