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 […]

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 […]