obituaries
Peggy Sue Wilson
1937 - 2014

Peggy Sue Wilson, 76, passed away on Monday, April 7.
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Jeanette Weinbrenner
1940 - 2014

Graveside services for Jeanette Weinbrenner, 74, of Gladewater, were held on Friday, April 11, at 11 a.m. at Gladewater Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Croley Funeral Home of Gladewater. K...
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Tandie Young
1914 - 2014

Funeral services for Tandie Drew Young, 99, of Gilmer, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at Croley Funeral Home Chapel in Gilmer with Larry W. Osborne and Dr. David Jenkins officiating. Bu...
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Faye Tefteller
1938 - 2014

Graveside services for Faye Tefteller, 75, of Gilmer, were held on Friday, April 18, at 10 a.m. at Kelsey Cemetery with Bishop Dean Fowler officiating. She died Wednesday, April 16, after a long il...
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James L. Stembridge
1926 - 2014

Funeral services for James Lewis Stembridge, 87 of Gilmer, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 22, at Gilmer First Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Park in Gilmer. Mr. Stemb...
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Johnnie Hopkins
1941 - 2014

Funeral services for Johnnie Hopkins of Lone Star (Lake O’ the Pines), will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church. Burial will be at Mt. Pilgrim Cemetery under the dir...
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James Sidney Collier
1934 - 2014
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James Sidney Collier (Sid), 79, of Collierville, Tenn. died Friday, April 4, after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. Memorials may be made to either Collierville United Methodist Church, 454 ...
Penny Rencie Taylor Wachter
1966 - 2014
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Funeral services for Penny Rencie Taylor Wachter, 47, of Gilmer, will be 11 a.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014 at Croley Funeral Home Chapel in Gilmer. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday...
Lalia Belle Belscamper
1927 - 2014
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Lalia Belle Belscamper, 87, of Kilgore went to be with the Lord on Monday, April 14. There will be a memorial service to honor her life at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 21 at First Baptist Church, Diana.
Peggy Sue Wilson
1937 - 2014
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Peggy Sue Wilson, 76, passed away on Monday, April 7.
Sharon Hackler
1953 - 2014
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Services for Sharon Bolanos Hackler, 60, of Pittsburg, were held Monday, April 14, at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Croley Funeral Home in Gilmer with interment to follow in Sunset Memorial Park, with B...
Johnnie Hopkins
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Funeral services are pending with Reeder-Davis Funeral Home in Ore City for Johnnie Hopkins of Ore City. Mr. Hopkins died in Longview on Monday, April 14.
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CHIBOK, Nigeria (AP) — Parents say 234 girls are missing from the northeast Nigerian school attacked last week by Islamic extremists, up significantly from the 85 reported by education officials.
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A 16-year-old boy, seen sitting on a stretcher center, who stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from San Jose, Calif., to Maui is loaded into an ambulance at Kahului Airport in Kahului, Maui, Hawaii Sunday afternoon, April 20, 2014. The boy survived the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen, FBI and airline officials said. FBI spokesman Tom Simon in Honolulu told The Associated Press on Sunday night that the boy was questioned by the FBI after being discovered on the tarmac at the Maui airport with no identification. "Kid's lucky to be alive," Simon said. (AP Photo/The Maui News, Chris Sugidono)HONOLULU (AP) — Officials say a 16-year-old boy is "lucky to be alive" and unharmed after flying from California to Hawaii stowed away in a plane's wheel well, surviving cold temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen.


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