Gainesville Daily Register
BOBBY PAUL PRESLEY
FORESTBURG — A memorial service for Bobby Paul Presley, 55, of Forestburg is scheduled for 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at the Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home Chapel with Ronnie Blankenship officiating.
Services under the direction of Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home.
Mr. Presley passed away Sept. 26, 2012, in Muenster.
Mr. Presley was born Aug. 5, 1957, in Loma Linda, Calif., to Bob and Callie Presley.
Survivors include son, Zac Presley of Lewisville; daughter, Rebecca Presley Lyons of Lake Kiowa; grandsons, Austin Lovelace and Matthew Lyons; and sister, Georgette Whittaker of Forestburg.
Mr. Presley was preceded in death by wife, Tina Robinson Presley; his parents; and brothers, Randy Presley and Ricky Presley.
You may sign the online register at www.geojcarroll.com.
RONNIE DOYLE BRUCE
Funeral services for Ronnie Doyle Bruce, 65, of Gainesville, are set for Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at 10 a.m. in the Geo. J. Carroll and Son Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Nelson Grove Cemetery.
Ronnie passed away on Oct. 2, 2012, in Gainesville.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, at the funeral home.
Ronnie was born on Dec. 29, 1946, in Gainesville to Bud and Lillie Bruce.
Ronnie married Tammy Young on Oct. 5, 1991, in Gainesville. He loved the outdoors and spending time with his dogs. Ronnie enjoyed riding motorcycles in his youth and he had a great time watching and observing eagles, and most of all, he loved his family.
Ronnie is survived by his wife, Tammy Bruce of Gainesville; sisters, Gayle Pruitt of Whitesboro, Jo McKinnon of Gainesville, Linda Bentley of Mt. Pleasant, Kay Bruce of Gainesville and Ann May of Woodbine; mother and father-in-law, Howard and Camilla Young; sister-in-law, Devona Mayo; brother-in-law, Bret Foster; and nieces, Heather Rimmer, Brooke Lambert, Danienlle Ward and Lindsay Lambert.
Pallbearers will be Paul King, Bo Skinner, Jim May, Brandon Hull, Cameron Wilson and David Pruitt.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Billie Sue Skinner; and brothers, Charles Wayne King, Jamie Bruce and Howard Bruce.
You may sign the online registry at www.geojcarroll.com.
WILLIAM BLAKE HAYNIE
Memorial services for William Blake Haynie, 24, of Gainesville, are set for Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at 3 p.m. at the Mountain Springs Community Center with the Rev. Milton Pledger officiating.
Blake will be buried at the New Hope Cemetery in Mountain Springs beside his mother, Laura.
Blake passed away Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, in Gainesville.
Blake was born Aug. 10, 1988, in Lewisville to Ronnie and Laura Haynie.
He is survived by his father; grandparents, Norvil and Delores Laird of Denton and Lester and Janell Haynie of Valley View; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Laura.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to National Brain Tumor Society at www.braintumor.org in honor of Blake’s mother.
EDNA RUTH BARKER
FORT WORTH — Funeral services for Edna Ruth Barker, 85, of Fort Worth, will be 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, at Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home with the Rev. Mark Eaves officiating.
Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home.
Mrs. Barker died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, in Fort Worth.
She was born Nov. 14, 1926, in Gainesville.
Survivors include her son, Richard D. Barker, Jr.; siblings, Theresa Stevens, John Samek. Charles Samek and Joe Samek; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Oct. 8, 2012, at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.
DIANE FAY McGILVRAY
Memorial services for Diane Faye McGilvray, 48, are set for a later date.
Mrs. McGilvray died Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at Presbyterian Hospital in Denton.
She was born Sept. 30, 1964, in Gainesville.
Survivors include her mother, Faye King of Gainesville; children, Mitchell McGilvray of Ardmore, Matthew McGilvray of Gainesville, Dillon McGilvray of Gainesville and Daniel King of Gainesville; brother, Danny King of Fort Worth; and seven grandchildren.
Cremation is under the direction of Meador-Clement-Keel Funeral Home.
JANETTA R. WHITE
WHITESBORO — Funeral services for Janetta R. White, 82, of Whitesboro, are set for 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at Meador Funeral Home Chapel in Whitesboro with the Rev. Joe Patterson officiating.
Burial will follow in Dixie Cemetery under the direction of Meador Funeral Home Chapel in Whitesboro.
Mrs. White died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, at Texoma Medical Center in Denison.
She was born Dec. 3, 1929, in Roane.
Survivors include children, Helen Robeson and Jim White of Whitesboro; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Visitation is set for 6 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, at the funeral home.
You may sign the online registry at www.meadorfuneralhomes.com.