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Billie Ruth Cole
1925 - 2015

Funeral services for Billie Ruth Cole, 89, of Ore City were held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27, at Walnut Creek Baptist Church. Burial was at Ore City Cemetery under the direction of Reeder-Davis Fune...
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B.J. Porter
1929 - 2015

Graveside services for Mr. B. J. Porter, Jr., 85, of Gilmer were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, at Sunset Memorial Park in Gilmer with Todd Smith officiating under the direction of Croley Funer...
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Louise Reynolds
1942 - 2015

Funeral services for Louise Clark Reynolds, 72, are pending with J.H. Anderson Memorial Funeral Home. Mrs. Reynolds died Wednesday, Jan. 14.
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David Paul Caldwell
1944 - 2015

David Paul Caldwell of Gilmer, Texas returned to his Heavenly Father at the age of 70 at his home on Monday, January 19, following a long, hard battle with cancer. Funeral services will be held at ...
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Merle Tolbert
1924 - 2015

Funeral services for Mr. Merle Oran Tolbert, 90, of Longview will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, at Croley Funeral Home Chapel in Gilmer. Interment will be at Bokchito, Okla. Mr. Tolbert die...
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Willie Lee Beck, Sr.
1947 - 2014

Homegoing services for Mr. Willie Lee Beck Sr. were held Tuesday, Jan. 6, at Golden Gate Funeral Home in Dallas. Mr. Beck died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014. In 1966 history was made when he was the fir...
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Tommy Harold Morris
1938 - 2015
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LUBBOCK — Funeral service for Tommy H. Morris, 76, of Lubbock were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 18, in Englunds Chapel with Rev. Vestal Blakely officiating. Burial was at Idalou Cemetery under the d...
Michael Claude Hancock
1949 - 2015
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Michael Claude Hancock, 65, formerly of Ore City and Longview, died Jan. 13 in Joiliet, Ill. Services are pending. Interment will be at Mattox Cemetery in Upshur County.
Loraine Wilburn
1923 - 2015
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Funeral services for Mrs. Margaret Loraine Wilburn, 91 of Gilmer will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at First Baptist Church of Gilmer with Larry W. Osborne officiating. Interment will follo...
Lena Faye Stevens
1938 - 2015
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Funeral services for Mrs. Lena Faye Stevens, 76, of Gilmer will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at Croley Funeral Home Chapel in Gilmer with Chaplain Mark Warren officiating. Interment will fo...
Ida Mae Hollis
1946 - 2015
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Funeral services for Ida Mae Hollis, 69, of Gilmer will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at First Assembly of God in Gilmer. Burial will be at Summerfield Cemetery under the direction of Turner...
Billy ‘Bruce’ Sutton
1950 - 2015
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Billy “Bruce” Sutton, age 64 of Gilmer passed away Jan. 21. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at Rader Funeral Home in Longview. Interment will follow at Adkins Cemetery in Hom...
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Safi al-Kaseasbeh, center, father of Jordanian pilot, Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh, who is held by the Islamic State group militants, receives tribal members offering solidarity and comfort for his son, at the captured pilot's tribal gathering divan, in Amman, Jordan, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. Jordan on Thursday demanded proof from Islamic State militants that a Jordanian pilot they are holding is still alive, despite purported threats by the group to kill the airman at sunset unless an al-Qaida prisoner is freed from death row in Jordan. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)TOKYO (AP) — The fates of a Japanese journalist and Jordanian military pilot were unknown Friday, a day after the latest purported deadline for a possible prisoner swap passed with no further word from the Islamic State group holding them captive.


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