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     OBITUARY INDEX                       DEASON, FRANK KEITH                            RICH, FORREST
 ANDERSON, LeCLERC,                     Passed away May 18, 2007 in Ev-          Born June 30, 1924 in McAlmont,
    Charlene                            ergreen, Colorado at the age of 92.      AR and passed away June 19, 2007
 ANUNOBI, Grace                         His children and granddaughter           in Kaufman, TX. Preceded in death                                                    and roll over at least three times,         Friends and family of Mr. Car-
 CAMP, Major Lowell E.                  were by his                              by his wife,
 DEASON, Frank Keith                    side. Frank                              Juanita Rich;                                Ennis: Man thrown from                  Police Chief John Erisman said.          dona also went to the accident
                                                                                                                                                                      Mr. Cardona’s body was thrown            scene overnight to search for him
 DURU, Kenneth                          was preceded
                                        in death by
                                                                                 great grand-
                                                                                 daughter,
                                                                                                                                car; officers thought                  about 70 feet from the vehicle.          but had no luck.
 GABRIEL, Clarissa M.                                                                                                                                                    When police arrived at the               Two of Mr. Cardona’s friends
 GATTIS, Reginald Owens                 his beloved                              Jennifer                                       driver alone in crash                 scene, Mr. Espino, who was semi-         returned to the scene later that
                                        wife of over                             Rhodes; and
 JAYROE, Frona Lloyd                    60 years,                                parents,                                               From Staff Reports            conscious, told officers he was the      morning. Joshua Toth, 18, of En-
 JOHNSON, Bernice                       Jean Adele                               N e w t &                               An Ennis man’s body was dis-                 only person in the vehicle, Chief        nis said he and his friend walked in
 McDOUGAL, Leon C.                      Grubbs Dea-                              Lola Rich.                          covered by his friends 12 hours af-              Erisman said. Mr. Espino was             a straight line from the accident
 RICH, Forrest                          son. Here is                             Survived by
                                        w h a t h e                              sons, Danny
                                                                                                                     ter two police searches failed to                flown to Parkland Memorial Hos-          scene and within minutes found
 WILDER, Almo Burnett
                                        wrote some                               Rich & wife                         find him after a car accident.                   pital, where he remained hospital-       Mr. Cardona’s hat, his cellphone
                                        years ago to be included in this         Linda, Fletcher Rich & wife Patty;      The body of Miguel Cardona,                  ized and in stable condition, he         and his body.
                                        notice, updated to the present:          daughter, Teresa Rhodes & husband   19, was found by two friends last                said.                                       Police were notified about
   ANDERSON-LeCLERC,                    "Frank was born to R. E. and Eu-         Robert; 9 grandchildren;11 great
  CHARLENE "CHARLIE"                                                                                                 Saturday as they walked the area                    A witness also saw only one           10:30 a.m. about the discovery.
                                        rena Deason in Teague, Texas, May        grandchildren; sister, Clorise Ulmer;
                                                                                                                     searching for him in a cotton field              person in the car, police said.             Authorities believe Mr. Cardo-
                                        21, 1914. His family loved music,        brothers, Coy and Roy Rich; and     off U.S. Highway 287, Ennis police                  “This led us to believe there was     na died immediately or very soon
73, Overland Park, KS passed away       and provided piano lessons for him       numerous other family members.
June 16, 2007. A Celebration of         and his twin sister, Frances [who                                            said.
                                                                                 Graveside services will be held at 10                                                only one person,” Chief Erisman          after the accident.
Life will be at St. Stephen’s Pres-     survives him.] He was graduated          AM, Saturday, June 23, 2007 at          Mr. Cardona was riding in a                  said. “We did search the area just          “There were no signs he had
byterian Church, Irving, TX on          from Teague High School in 1931          Restland Memorial Park.             Ford Focus driven by 17-year-old                 to make sure.”                           moved at all” on the ground, Chief
Saturday, June 30, 2007 at 11:30        at age 17. Lacking funds for a ter-                                          Efrin Espino when the car collided                  Later that evening, police re-        Erisman said.
a.m. Memorials to KC Hospice,           tiary education he remained at
10100 W. 87th St., Ste 100,                                                                                          with another vehicle on the high-                ceived calls from Mr. Cardona’s             “This is a very unfortunate se-
                                        home working at the part-time job                                            way about 10:30 p.m. June 15, En-                family and friends who said they         ries of events that happened this
Overland Park, KS 66212. She was        he had begun at age 13 as janitor
preceded in death by her parents,       and special delivery clerk at the post                                       nis police said.                                 feared he might have been in the         night. Our hearts and prayers go
her sister, and husbands, Ron           office. In 1933 he borrowed money                                                Mr. Espino fled the scene but                car accident. Officers searched          out to the family.”
Anderson and Bob LeClerc. Surviv-       to go to business school in Fort         WILDER, ALMO BURNETT then lost control about a mile later,                           again but did not find Mr. Cardo-           Mr. Espino could face criminal
ing children: Pamela (Kenny) McK-       Worth. In 1940 he married Jean
ay, Barbara (Steve) Sanders, Larry      Adele Grubbs of Cincinnati, whose        Passed away peacefully on Thursday, causing the car to leave the road                na’s body, Chief Erisman said.           charges in both accidents.
(Beverly) Anderson, and Gary            love and understanding of his wacko      June 21, 2007 after an extended
(Linda) Anderson and surviving sis-     ways have endured for more than          illness. Ms. Wilder was born on


                                                                                                                              Arlington boy’s drowning was
ter, Darlene Riley. Grandchildren       fifty years. They had two children,      June 8, 1918
include Jeff and Kyle Sanders, Jor-     Paul, of Santa Monica, California,       in Mineola,
dan and Kristin McKay, Karl             and Melinda, of Evergreen, Colora-       Texas and
Anderson, Annalee Anderson, Brad-       do; one granddaughter, Kristin de        was preceded


                                                                                                                              likely an accident, police say
ley and Ashley Anderson, April          Witt, of Austin; and two grandsons,      in death by
Holderby, Jana Knutz and Carly          Jonathan, of San Francisco, and          her parents
Hildebrandt. "Charlie" was a loving     Stephen, of Santa Monica. In his         Martha J.
and giving wife, mother, and            pursuit, but without capture, of a       Burnett and
grandmother. She was a retired in-      university degree, both at night and     Robert C.
surance adjuster with Cigna and         by extension, he worked as busboy,       Burnett and                                                                          bers of the boy’s family were un-            Police say they believe the fa-
member of Eastern Star. Condo-          waiter, cashier for a large hotel        her sister
lences may be shared with the           coffee shop and cocktail bar; dance      Morine Bur-                                   5-year-old reportedly                  successful Friday.                       ther was watching the children
family at www.kccremation.com.                                                   nett Chrietzberg. She is survived by                                                     According to police, Ali had         from his vehicle about 100 yards
(Arr: Cremation Society of KS &
                                        band and string band country music
                                        pianist; piano teacher; and high         her loving daughter, Martha Zoe               was playing by creek                   been at the park playing with his        away when the child fell in the wa-
MO, 913-383-9888)                       school band director. With ac-           Vansyckle and husband William                when he slipped, fell in                five siblings, ranging in age from 3     ter.
                                        counting as his vocation, he worked      Vansyckle, her loving son Weldon                                                     to 11, when he slipped and fell into         A CPS caseworker has inter-
      ANUNOBI, GRACE                    more than forty years for two con-       Kim Wilder, her sisters Iwana "Baby               By TANYA EISERER                   the creek Thursday afternoon.            viewed the children and the fa-
                                        struction firms, one architectural       Girl" Carney, Hettie Lou Fields,                           Staff Writer
                                                                                 Jimmie D. Carter, her brother Ni-                                                        The boy’s 9-year-old sister told     ther, and they said that the father
61, in continuing our multi-cultral     firm, and two law firms. His avo-                                                            teiserer@dallasnews.com
                                                                                                                                                                      authorities that he had been play-       was with them in the park and
services Grace Anunobi will be          cations have been: leader of a Great     mon Burnett, her grandchildren
shipped to Lagos, Nigeria, July         Books Discussion Group at the            Christina, Kate, and Timothy, four      Grand Prairie police said Fri-               ing on his skateboard and that she       turned his back to tend to the one
14th.                                   Lakewood Library; a sometime actor       great-grandchildren and a host of    day they believe the drowning of a              heard him fall. When she turned          of the other children when Ali fell
                                        and janitor for Theatre Three; and       family and friends. Ms. Wilder led   5-year-old who fell into a creek at             around, she saw the skateboard in        in.
                                        an actor, director, producer, and        a colorful life, full of spirit and  McFalls Park was an accident.                   the water, Sgt. Patton said.                 “That’s what the kids have told
                                        playwright for local amateur theatre     spunk. During World War II she
                                                                                 worked in Washington D.C. for the       Ali Albakhtari of Arlington was                  “She did not see her brother,        us,” said CPS spokeswoman Ma-
                                        groups. His most recent avocative                                             found about 5:30 p.m. Thursday                  but it was not evident right away        rissa Gonzales. “That’s what the
                                        effort was as lecturer on some as-       Pentagon and made the decision to
                                        pects of music and art for a Greater     move to Dallas shortly after return- in Cottonwood Creek. He was tak-                that the kid had fallen into the wa-     father has told us. That’s why
CAMP, MAJOR LOWELL E.                                                            ing from Washington D.C. and         en to an Arlington hospital, where              ter,” he said. “His skateboard was       we’re investigating.”
                                        Lakewood Shepherd Center Adven-
                                        tures in Learning series. In addition    became a master seamstress for sev-  he was pronounced dead.                         in the water, but no one saw him             She said the other children are
Visitation is 3-9p.m. Sunday at the                                              eral prominent companies in the
funeral home with the family re-        to his high school diploma, he                                                   Police and Child Protective                  fall into the water.”                    staying with family friends.
                                        earned certificates of completion        Dallas area. She lived her life to the
ceiving friends 3-5 p.m. Funeral                                                 fullest and enjoyed, with a passion, Services officials are investigating                Believing that he might have             Caseworkers have investigated
service will                            from Brantley-Draughon Business                                               to make sure no criminal act oc-                wandered off, family members             the family before. In 2001, CPS
                                        College in Fort Worth and the            her garden, sewing and family and
be 11:00                                                                         friends. She was truly a one-of-a    curred that contributed to the                  searched for the child for as much       worked with the family on a disci-
a.m. Mon-                               Dallas Institute for Humanities and
day, June                               Culture, a non-profit organization       kind person and will be sorely       child’s death.                                  as 45 minutes before contacting          pline issue they attributed to cul-
                                        with a bookstore where he was a          missed by those in her life. Services   “So far, it just looks like it was a         the authorities. Rescuers searched       tural differences. Two years later,
25, 2007 at                                                                      are on Saturday, June 23, 2007 at
Casa View                               volunteer. He also was a volunteer                                            horrible accident,” said Sgt. Alan              for more than an hour before lo-         officials investigated a complaint
                                        for the VNA Meals on Wheels              1 p.m. at Beaty Funeral Home in
B a p t i s t                                                                    Mineola, Texas.                      Patton, head of Grand Prairie’s                 cating his body near a bridge that       of physical abuse, but the children
Church, Dal-                            project. Always a spiritual sojourner,                                        major crimes unit.                              crosses the creek.                       denied being abused.
                                        he now ponders a question: will an               Beaty Funeral Home
las with buri-                                                                              903-569-2611                 Sgt. Patton said police are                      There are conflicting reports            At the creek on Friday, city
al following                            undergraduate degree be available in
at D/FW                                 heaven? If not, he will probably go                                           bringing in an Arabic translator                about where the boy’s father was         workers erected temporary fenc-
National                                elsewhere." A memorial service in                Burial Plots                 next week to help them interview                at the time of the accident, but au-     ing and barriers while authorities
Cemetery. A full obituary will be in    celebration of a life well-lived will                                         the family.                                     thorities say that may be because        look for ways to improve the safety
                                        be held at First Community Church        Restland cemetary plots. Fountain
Sunday’s paper.                                                                  view section, lot 155, spaces 4,5,6.    Attempts to speak with mem-                  of the language barrier.                 of the area.
                                        of Dallas at 9120 Ferguson Rd. on
                                        Saturday, June 30, at 2pm. Memo-         Call 940-445-4898
                                        rials may be made to the Dallas
                                        Institute of Humanities and Culture,
                                        the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, or
                                                                                 Restland Colonial Gardens, 1 Lot,
                                                                                 Sec 20D, $2500. (972) 596-1483                                                            OBITUARY
                                        the charity of your choice.
                                                                                 Restland Ent. Gardens, sp 1,2,5,6
                                          JAYROE, FRONA LLOYD                    lot 23-G. $1950/each 817-428-9796                                             DORIS BROWN EDWARDS
      DURU, KENNETH
78, in continuing our multi-cultral
                                        Loving wife, mother, "Ne Ne" and
                                        friend, age 92, passed away peace-
                                        fully with her family by her side.
                                        Born on December 30, 1914 in
                                                                                 Restland Prime family plot of 6 in
                                                                                 Abbey Bell Tower area. Value $25K
                                                                                 sacrifice $12,000. 214-503-7112.             Last Bonnie and Clyde widow,
                                                                                                                              undercover Petticoat Ranger
                                                                                   Restland - Veterans Garden II.
servcies. Service Sat., 6/23/07 @       Sacramento, CA and passed away           Reduced by $3000, sell for $1000
2:30pm @ the chapel.                    on June 21, 2007 in Mesquite, TX.         or make offer. (903) 451-5345
                                        She was preceded in death by her
                                        husband, Harold Wayne Jayroe, 2           Restland, 1-4 plots, Gethsemane,                 By JOE SIMNACHER
                                        sisters and 1 brother. She is survived                                                                                        cooked and often shot her first hus-     her a secretarial position in Austin.
                                                                                        Call (636) 337-4045                                Staff Writer               band’s .45-caliber semi-automatic            From that job, Mrs. Edwards
                                        by her daughter, Janet Mihalyi and                                                         jsimnacher@dallasnews.com
                                        husband, Dale; granddaughter, Dac-       Restland - 2 Crypts Abby Mausole-                                                    pistol.                                  and Bernice Ellis were selected to
  GABRIEL, CLARISSA M.                  ari Parker and husband, Michael;         um $9500. (214) 946-2939                         Doris Brown Edwards was                 “He taught her how to shoot it,”     be sworn in as Texas Rangers to
        "RISSA"                         grandson, Josh Mihalyi: great-                                                        married for less than two years         her son said.                            help battle gambling in the state.
                                        grandchildren, Tanner Ramsey and         Restland 2 eye level crypts, Chapel          when her highway patrolman hus-             Born in Denison, Mrs. Edwards            “They called us the first two
Age 15, of Plano, Texas, passed         Paige and T.J. Parker, and many          Gardens, $10K/pair, (214) 663-4740
                                        caring nieces and nephews. She will                                                   band was gunned down by Clyde           moved at age 9 to Arlington, where       women Rangers,” Mrs. Edwards
away June 20, 2007 in Temple,                                                                                                 Barrow’s bank-robbing gang near         her father was superintendent of         said.
Texas. Funeral services will be held    be dearly missed by her loving           Restland - 3 plots Fountain View
at 2:00 PM, Monday, June 25,            family and long-time friends and                $9500 972-629-6202                    Grapevine on Easter 1934.               the Home for Aged Masons. The                The single women accompa-
2007 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow       especially her Bunko playing com-                                                         Lacking survivor’s benefits, the    family lived in quarters behind the      nied undercover officers on visits to
Chapel. For a full obituary and to      panions. Family Visitation was held      4 plots at Laurel Land Dallas.               23-year-old widow went to work as       home.                                    suspected illegal gambling sites.
sign an online registry, please visit   Friday, June 22 from 6-8 p.m. at         $2150 each. Easter Hill Garden.              a secretary with the highway de-            She graduated from high school           “If we saw gambling in progress,
www.tjmfuneral.com.                     Grove Hill Funeral Home. Grave-          (903) 786-4989 after 5:30.
                                        side Services will be Saturday, June                                                  partment in Austin. She became a        and attended the two-year college        I would go to the telephone and call
                                                                                                                              Petticoat Ranger, an undercover         that is now the University of Texas      the Rangers,” Mrs. Edwards said.
                                        23, 10:00 AM at Grove Hill Cem-
                                        etary. In lieu of flowers, donations
                                                                                        Burial Needs                          position that helped the agency in-     at Arlington.                            “ ‘We’re having such a nice time
                                        to Meals On Wheels, 1440 West            Restland 1-4 spcs older sec $1850ea          vestigate illegal gambling. She             She met her first husband, Ed-       here,’ I’d say. ‘Why don’t you join
                                        Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, TX             214-536-1084, 214-348-1190                   helped infiltrate gambling dens         ward Bryan Wheeler, when he pull-        us?’ Then the Rangers would raid
                                        75247-4975 would be greatly ap-                                                       across the state including opera-       ed her over in traffic, allegedly be-    the place.
                                        preciated by the family.                      Funeral Homes                           tions in Galveston, Arlington, Dal-     cause her car had a faulty taillight.        “I suppose I could have been in
                                           McDOUGAL, LEON C.                                                                  las and Fort Worth.                         In 1997, Mrs. Edwards gave this      danger, but I didn’t have enough
         GATTIS,
     REGINALD OWENS
                                              10-23-1931 - 6-21-2007
                                        Preceded in death by loving wife
                                                                                    Cremation                                     Mrs. Edwards, 96, died June 10
                                                                                                                              of natural causes at Lexington
                                                                                                                              Place, a Dallas assisted-living cen-
                                                                                                                                                                      account of the flirtatious traffic
                                                                                                                                                                      stop:
                                                                                                                                                                          “He said, ‘Did you know your
                                                                                                                                                                                                               sense to be afraid,” she said. “I en-
                                                                                                                                                                                                               joyed it.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Mrs. Edwards went to work for
                                                                                      $895
75, of Sherman, passed away Mon-
day, June 18, 2007. Services will be    Betty J. McDougal. Survived by                                                        ter. Her family gathered in her         taillight’s out?’ I told him no,” add-   the Texas Department of Public
11:00 am Saturday, June 23, 2007        son’s Larry C. McDougal and wife                                                      memory June 11 at her favorite res-     ing that her lights were just fine,      Safety after it was organized in
at the Travis Masonic Lodge. Ar-        Judy, Donald L. McDougal and
                                        wife Jeanette, 5 grandchildren, 6                                                     taurant, Joe T. Garcia’s in Fort        thank you.                               1935. Her duties sometimes in-
rangements by :
      Waldo Funeral Home                great grandchildren and numerous               Heritage                               Worth. She was buried in Rose Hill          “It was just an excuse to stop me    cluded chauffeuring Gov. James
  Sherman, TX 903-893-1101              other family members and friends.                                                     Cemetery in Fort Worth.                 and get my name,” she said.              Allred.
                                        Family to receive friends from 4-6         Cremation Service                              Mrs. Edwards was believed to            The two were married in 1932.            In 1940, Mrs. Edwards married
    JOHNSON, BERNICE                    PM on Sunday at the Funeral                                                           be the last surviving widow of the          On April 1, 1934, Mr. Wheeler        Bob Sandlin and left the DPS. They
Age 88. Ser-
                                        Home. Funeral services will be 10
                                        am Monday in the Funeral Home               214-887-3555                              infamous bank robbers’ victims. It
                                                                                                                              was upsetting for her when report-
                                                                                                                                                                      and H.D. Murphy, a rookie, where
                                                                                                                                                                      killed by the Barrow gang on Dove
                                                                                                                                                                                                               had two children. Mr. Sandlin died
                                                                                                                                                                                                               in 1950.
vice 2:30pm
Today, June
                                        Chapel with internment to follow at
                                        Restland Memorial Park.                    1-800-527-1395                             ers requested interviews as the an-     Road east of State Highway 114.              Mrs. Edwards was later em-
23, 2007, St.                                                                                                                 niversary of her husband’s death            The officers intended to help the    ployed as a secretary for the Inter-
George Epis-                                                                                                                  approached, said her son, Robert        occupants of a car parked on the         national Brotherhood of Electrical
                                                                                             “Where Platinum Services
copal, 1729                                                                                                                   Jefferson “Jeff” Sandlin of Denton.     dusty road but were ambushed as          Workers in Fort Worth.
                                                                                                 are Rendered”
S. Beckley.                                                                                                                       Mrs. Edwards said popular cul-      they approached. Historians dis-             She retired in 1976 and married
Interment                                                                                  acred Funeral Home                 ture had made heroes of the gang        agree about which of the Barrow          A.E. Edwards, a retired IBEW vice
Lincoln                                                                                      4228 S. Lancaster Rd.
Cemetery.                                        Burial Plots                                                                 that killed her husband.                gang members killed the officers.        president. They moved to a ranch
Charles E.
                                        Grove Hill Memorial Park, 4 adj.
                                                                                           214-376-7273                           “She said nobody ever thinks        Some speculate the killings may          near Santa Fe, N.M., where they
W o o d s                                                                         Chandra Gerald Manson & Dedrick Jennings,
                                                                                              Funeral Directors
                                                                                                                              about those of us who were left be-     have resulted from a misunder-           raised German shepherds. In 1981,
F.D.I.C.                                spaces, section Memory Land,                                                          hind by their antics and their law      standing of Barrow’s order — “take       the couple moved to North Texas to
                                        $8000 total 972-429-6363
                                                                                              Flowers                         breaking,” her son said. “It just re-   ’em” — to kidnap the lawmen.             be closer to her son. Mr. Edwards
                                        LaurelLand Cemetery, 1 space, good                                                    ally bothered her a lot.                                                 ´
                                                                                                                                                                          Patrolman Murphy’s fiancee at-       died in 1997.
                                        location, $2000. (972) 801-7523                                                           “It really never ended — the an-    tended his funeral in her wedding            Mrs. Edwards was a member of
                                        LaurelLand Sec 63 6 spaces $2000                                                      guish. That was just a sad, sad part    dress.                                   the Eastern Star.
        Burial Plots                    ea or all 6 for $9000 972-365-1115                                                    of her life.”                               Mrs. Edwards had little to fall          In addition to her son, Mrs. Ed-
                                          Restland-a Crypt for 2 people                                                           Mrs. Edwards was described as       back on in 1934. State Highway           wards is survived by a daughter,
Double Crypt w/Bronze Memorial,            located at beautiful Court of                                                      a sweet, loving person who enjoyed      Commissioner Harry Hines, for            Sandra Cannon of Port Ludlow,
Restland: Retail $6515, Sell $3500.
     ¤¤¤ 512-868-2580 ¤¤¤
                                         Remembrance. Cost $6795, must
                                          sell $3325. Call 972-780-5734
                                                                                    214-324-2481                              many pastimes. She painted,             whom a Dallas boulevard was              Wash., seven grandchildren and
                                                                                                                              played the piano and organ,             named, used his influence to get         four great-grandchildren.




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