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Johnny Holloman
1952 - 2014

Funeral services for Johnny Holloman, 64, are pending with J.H. Anderson Memorial Funeral Home. Mr. Pearson died Sunday, Dec. 14. He was born Aug. 6, 1952.
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Carlton Wayne Adams
1921 - 2014

Carlton Wayne Adams (93) died Dec. 9 at the Park Manor nursing home in Conroe, Adams died from complications of a stroke suffered on November 4, 2014. Funeral Services will be at the Rader Funeral ...
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Beth Fowler
1924 - 2014

Thula Beth Carroll Fowler, 90, died Nov. 28, in Gilmer, and was buried in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.
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James ‘Jimmy’ DuPree
1988 - 2014

James “Jimmy” DuPree, 26 of Gilmer passed away on Monday, Dec. 8, in Gilmer. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Croley Funeral Home in Gilmer.
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Ethel Green
1914 - 2014

Funeral services for Ethel Ruth Green, 92 of Longview will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, at Croley Chapel in Gilmer with Bro. Donald Whisenhunt officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Memori...
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Sally Tarter
1958 - 2014

Memorial services for Sally Tarter, 56, of Overton, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, at Ore City Cemetery under the direction of Grubbs-Loyd Funeral Home in Diana. She died Dec. 5 in Longview.
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Patricia Mirick
1925 - 2014
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Graveside services for Patricia Mirick, 89, of Diana, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, at Ashland Cemetery. Mrs. Mirick died on Sunday, Dec. 7, in Longview.
Max Fletcher
1932 - 2014
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Funeral services for Max R. Fletcher, 82 of Gilmer were held at 11 a.m., Friday, Dec. 5, at Croley Funeral Home Chapel in Gilmer with Bro. Dan Manuel officiating. Interment was at Pleasant Hill Cem...
DaLee Odom
1923 - 2014
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Funeral services for Ms. Daisy Lee Brooks-Odom, 91, of Gilmer will be held at noon Saturday, Dec. 6, at Gilgal Baptist Church with Rev. Forest Clarry officiating. Burial will be at Summerfield Comm...
Floy Belle Duffey
1923 - 2014
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Funeral services for Mrs. Floy Belle Gee Duffey, 91 of Gilmer, will be held Saturday, Dec. 6, at 10 a.m. at Croley Funeral Home in Gilmer with Bro. David Mays and Bro. David Calvert officiating. Bu...
Jerry Daniel
1966 - 2014
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Funeral services for Jerry Don “Bokey” Daniel, 48 of Diana will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec, 3, 2014, at Croley Funeral Home Chapel in Gilmer. Interment will follow at Union Grove Cemetery in...
Jimmy ‘Poppy’ Freeman
1934 - 2014
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Graveside services for Jimmy “Poppy” Freeman, 79, of Gilmer will be held on Sunday, November 30, 2014, at 2 P.M. at Soules Chapel Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Grubbs-Loyd Funer...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014 file photo, Giselle Basurto, of Mexico, shops at a Kmart store in New York on Thanksgiving Day. Retail sales rose 1.8 percent from Nov. 1 through Monday, Dec. 15, 2014 according to data provided from First Data Corp., which tracks purchases at 800,000 stores including online. The modest growth comes despite the heavy discounting customary throughout the season. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)NEW YORK (AP) — Despite an early start, sales data provided to The Associated Press shows that stores may once again have to rely on procrastinators to save the holiday shopping season.


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