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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
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- email@example.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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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
“He said, ‘Did you know your
sense to be afraid,” she said. “I en-
Mrs. Edwards went to work for
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
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.
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
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,
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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