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 […]

Obituaries • 01.29.16

Posted on 29 Jan 2016 at 7:35am

Noberto “Bert” Casanova, 54, died Jan. 7 at his home in Dallas. He was born Sept. 23, 1961 in Crosbyton, Texas, to Jesus and Margarita Flores Casanova. He graduated from Crosbyton High School and attended Angelo State University and Texas Tech University. He worked in the finance industry for 22 years and for the last […]

Obituary • 01-22-16

Posted on 22 Jan 2016 at 7:40am

  David E. Hamilton, aka Cati Collins, died Saturday, Jan. 16, at 4 a.m., following a brief battle with cancer. Hamilton was born Aug. 14, 1954, in Linden, Texas, and after completing his studies at Texas A&M University, moved to Dallas. He worked in the oil industry until his retirement in 2014. While Hamilton lived […]

Obituaries • 01-01-16

Posted on 01 Jan 2016 at 7:40am

  Bruce D. Shelton, 48, died on Dec. 25 after a long illness. Shelton graduated from West Mesquite High School in 1986 and attended Texas A&M and Richland College. He was an active volunteer throughout the community, volunteering for years at Resource Center and Dallas Gay and Lesbian Alliance. He was also actively involved in […]

Obituaries • 12-18-15

Posted on 18 Dec 2015 at 7:35am

Donald Groves Donald Groves, 77, died Sunday, Dec. 6, at home in Dallas after a long battle with dementia and esophageal cancer. He was born on Dec. 21, 1937 to Ross and Elvina Groves in Viroqua, Wis., where he acquired his small-town values of love of life and caring for your neighbor. Groves spent his […]

Obituary • 12-04-15

Posted on 04 Dec 2015 at 7:40am

Lee Rodger Memorial services for Lee Rodger will be held Wednesday, Dec. 9, at 7 p.m. at the Center for Spiritual Living, 4801 Spring Valley Road, Suite 115, in Dallas. Born Dec. 30, 1967, in Anchorage, Alaska, Rodger died recently in Dallas. He will be remembered by family and friends as a loving, caring man […]

Obituary • 11-20-15

Posted on 20 Nov 2015 at 7:35am

Winfred Eugene Benavente Busbey Jr. Winfred Eugene Benavente Busbey Jr. of Dallas died Nov. 10 from complications from lung infections at Guam Memorial Hospital in Tamuning, Guam. Busbey was born March 26, 1978 in Guam and has moved between Dallas and Los Angeles since 1996. Busbey, a familiar drag queen along Cedar Springs, performed under […]

Death • 11-06-15

Posted on 06 Nov 2015 at 8:00am

Raymond “Dan” Harper Raymond “Dan” Harper, a former Dallas resident, died Oct. 19 in Fort Laurderdale, Fla. Harper was born on January 27, 1960, and spent most of his life in Kansas City, Mo., before moving to Houston to start a floral design business. He quickly became well known there for his floral designs, but […]

Obituary • 10-16-15

Posted on 16 Oct 2015 at 7:45am

  Alan Frakes, 70, died at his home in Dallas on Oct. 3. Born in Lawton, Okla., Frakes moved to Dallas at 19. He began his business, The Frame House on Routh Street in Uptown, in 1967 and was one of the leading picture framers in Dallas for 47 years. Frakes is survived by James […]