obituaries
Ronald Hedrick
1943 - 2014

Ronald “Ronnie” Carl Hedrick died in his home on Sept. 29 in Gilmer after a courageous battle with cancer. He will be remembered in a private family gathering. As per his wishes, no public services...
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Buster Calvert
1914 - 2014

Funeral services for Buster Winn Calvert, 100 of Gilmer will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, October 2, at Enon Baptist Church with Reverend Ray Thompson. Burial will follow at Enon Cemetery under the di...
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Douglas ‘Doug’ Fennell
1944 - 2014

Graveside service for Douglas “Doug” Fennell, 69, of Gilmer will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at Soules Chapel Cemetery with Bro. Donny Chamberlain officiating. Arrangements are under the...
Sep 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nikalas Wisinger
1998 - 2014

Nikalas Wisinger, 16, of Gilmer, died Wednesday, Sept. 24. Services will be held at Gladewater High School Auditorium on Saturday, Sept. 27, at 5 p.m. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park ...
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C.D. Coe
1936 - 2014

A Memorial service for C.D. Coe, 77, of Longview will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at Croley Funeral Home Chapel in Gilmer with Charles Johnson officiating. Cremation arrangements are und...
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Thelmon McCain
1917 - 2014

Services for Thelmon McCain, 97 of Ore City, are pending with Reeder-Davis Funeral Home in Ore City. Mr. McCain died Sept.20. An online guestbook may be signed at www.reeder-davis.com
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Jack Duncan
1932 - 2014
Sep 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Jack Aaron Duncan was born June 22, 1932 in Sulphur Springs, Texas to longtime District Atty. J. Ott Duncan and Mozelle Lundy. He was a longtime resident of Upshur County and graduated from Gilmer ...
Roosevelt Timmons, Jr.
1927 - 2014
Sep 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services for Roosevelt “Bubba” Timmons, Jr., 86, of Gilmer will be held at 12 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at Friendship Baptist Church with the Rev. C.E. Williams officiating. Burial will be a...
Fred Garrett
1948 - 2014
Sep 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services for Fred Garrett, 66, of Ore City were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, at Croley Funeral Home Chapel in Gilmer with Bro. Wade Maberry officiating. Burial was at Glenwood Cemeter...
Charles Bingham
1927 - 2014
Sep 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services for Charles O. “Coach” Bingham, 86, of Big Sandy will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 24, at Croley Funeral Home Chapel in Gilmer with Charles Johnson officiating. Burial will...
C.L. Reed
1935 - 2014
Sep 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services for C.L. Reed, 79, of Diana will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at Macedonia Apostolic Church with Elder Robert Davis officiating. Burial will be at Shady Grove Cemetery ...
Ann Davis
Sep 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services for Ann Fenlaw Davis, 84, of Gilmer will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 22, at Croley Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Richard Laster officiating. Interment will be in Sunset Me...
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HONG KONG (AP) — Student leaders of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong say that if the territory's leader doesn't resign by Thursday they will step up their actions, including occupying several important government buildings.
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Rescuers conduct a search operation near the peak of Mount Ontake in central Japan Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. Search efforts for people missing since Saturday's surprise eruption resumed Wednesday morning. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDITOTAKI, Japan (AP) — One body recovered near the volcano's summit was in a squatting position and had to be dug out of a thick layer of ash. Another was caught between huge boulders bigger than large refrigerators. Police who recovered a dozen bodies on Wednesday portrayed a painful scene of death around the summit where hikers enjoying a weekend autumn hike were caught by the mountain's surprise eruption.


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