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Vernice White
1951 - 2015

 Services for Ms. Vernice White, 64, of Pittsburg will be 11 a.m. Saturday, July 25, at Shady Grove Cemetery under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home of Hughes Springs.
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LeNeva McEachern Wren
1962 - 2015

 LeNeva McEachern Wren passed into the arms of God on July 25, 2015.  Services will be at Beaty Funeral Home, Winnsboro on Thursday, July 30, at 10 a.m. with Bro. Robert Wren officiating. Visitatio...
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Dawn D. Hamm
1963 - 2015

Memorial services for Dawn D. Hamm, 51, of Jefferson will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 1, at Grubbs-Loyd Chapel in Diana, with the Rev. Scott Darby officiating.
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Clifton Eugene Hurtt
1945 - 2015

 Funeral services for Clifton Eugene Hurtt, 69, of Gilmer, will be held at 2 p.m.,Wednesday, July 29, 2015, at Oak Hill Missonary Baptist Church in Upshur County with Bro. Robbie Caldwell and Bro. ...
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Gary Allen
1965 - 2015

Funeral services for Gary Allen, 50, of Dallas were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 23, at Johnson Funeral Home Chapel in Pittsburg with Elder Robert W. Campbell, Sr. officiating. Burial was at Rocky...
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Ben D. Glaze
1930 - 2015

A memorial service for Ben D. Glaze, 85, of Scroggins will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 28, at Perryville United Methodist Church. Mr. Glaze died Saturday, July 18, in Winnsboro after a long ill...
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Mary Lee Alford
1951 - 2015
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Graveside services for Mary Lee Alford, 64, of White Oak, will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 26, 2015 at Willow Oak Cemetery. Mrs. Alford died July 12 in a Longview Hospital after a long battle...
Jack Hamil
1928 - 2015
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Memorial services for Jack L. Hamil, 87, of Longview, formerly of Gilmer, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 25, 2015, at Croley Funeral Home Chapel in Gilmer. Mr. Hamil passed away Monday, Jul...
Charlotte Shepard
1950 - 2015
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Services for Charlotte Ann Shepard, 65, of Ore City, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 25, at Grace Crossing Church in Longview under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home in Ore City. She...
Tirzah Petty
1918 - 2015
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Services for Tirzah Walker Petty, 96, of Gilmer were held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 20, at Croley Funeral Home in Gilmer with Reverend Wayne Norvell and Bro. Gary Mason officiating. Interment was at ...
Charles Franklin
1976 - 2015
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Visitation for Charles Elisha Franklin, 38, of Ore City, will be held on Thursday, July 23, from 3 to 5 p.m. at Grubbs-Loyd Funeral Home in Gilmer. He died on Saturday, July 18, 2015.
Ben D. Glaze
1930 - 2015
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Memorial services for Ben D. Glaze, 85, of Scroggins will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 28, at Perryville Methodist Church. Mr. Glaze died Saturday, July 18.
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This undated photo released by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Sean Bolton, 33, who was fatally shot during a traffic stop, Saturday night, Aug. 1, 2015, in Memphis, Tenn. A manhunt is underway for the suspect, Tennessee police officials said. (Memphis Police Department via AP)MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A person of "interest" has been taken into custody in connection with the fatal shooting of a police officer during a traffic stop in Memphis, police said Sunday.


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FILE - In this image takem from a November 2012 video made available by Paula French, a well-known, protected lion known as Cecil strolls around in Hwange National Park, in Hwange, Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe's wildlife minister says extradition is being sought for Walter Palmer, the American dentist who killed a Cecil. (Paula French via AP)HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Now there are two: Zimbabwe identified a bow-hunting gynecological oncologist from Pennsylvania on Sunday as its suspect in what it calls the illegal killing of a lion in April, adding to the outcry over the Minnesota dentist the African government wants to extradite for killing a well-known lion named Cecil in early July.


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