J.R. “RUSTY” BEAVER
Funeral services for J.R. “Rusty” Beaver, 64, of Gainesville, will be 2 p.m. Sunday, June 30, 2013, at The Church of Jesus Christ with Pastor Arthur Green officiating.
Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery.
Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 29, 2013, at Meador-Clement-Keel Funeral Home.
Mr. Beaver died Thursday, June 27, 2013, at Atrium Hospital in Corinth.
J.R. Beaver was born in Gainesville on Sept. 4, 1948, the son of James Robert and Pauline (Morton) Beaver.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. J.R. married Sheryl Beaver on June 30, 1972. He was a long time employee of Weber Aircraft and was employed by Industrial Models, Inc. in Gainesville for 17 years until retiring for health reasons. Rusty was an avid fisherman, hunter and golfer before his illness. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ on Broadway Street.
Survivors include his wife, Sheryl Lynn Beaver of Gainesville; son, Jason Russell Beaver of Brazoria; daughters, Leslie Michelle Mitchell of Gainesville and Regina Marie Camberos of Gainesville; grandchildren, Joseph Russell Beaver, Jacob Roel Vasquez, Katherine Anna Marie Beaver, Zachary John Griffin, Fabian Noel Camberos and Zoe Marie Camberos; brother, James Michael Beaver of Gainesville; and sister, Pattie Sue Stinnett of Gainesville.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Barbara Gayle Wilson.
To sign the online registry, go to www.meadorfuneralhome.com.
Graveside services for Layton Kitterman, 84, of Gainesville, are set for 10 a.m. Saturday, June 29, 2013, in Oak Grove Cemetery.
A memorial service will follow at 2 p.m. at Whaley United Methodist Church with the Rev. Keith Boone officiating both services.
Mr. Kitterman passed away Thursday, June 27, 2013, in Gainesville.
Layton was born on Oct. 22, 1928, in Ada, Okla., to Leo R. and Jessie Nash Kitterman.
He graduated high school in Garber, Okla., and served in the Marine Corps from 1946 to 1948. In 1953, Layton graduated from the University of Tulsa in Tulsa, Okla., earning his Bachelor of Science degree in petroleum engineering/ petroleum refining as a chemical engineer.
He finished his working career having completed 35 years with Glitsch, Inc. in Dallas. Layton was senior vice-president of marketing and process.
Survivors include his wife Barbara (Head) Kitterman of Gainesville; his three daughters, Susan Patton, Christi O’Connor and Karen Houston (Marshall); and three granddaughters of the Dallas area. He is also survived by his sister, Lenora Hannes of Houston.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brothers, Leo, Donald and Raymond.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Whaley United Methodist Church, 701 Rosedale, Gainesville, TX 76240.
You may sign the online registry at www.geojcarroll.com.
Peggie Joyce Harp Lloyd — loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend — went to be with the Lord on Friday, June 28, 2013, at the age of 74, after a long and courageous battle with an illness.
Peggie was born Jan. 29, 1939, in Hale Center to Leonard and Alma Harp.
She married the love of her life, Dale Lloyd, on July 19, 1957, in Gainesville.
She is survived by husband, Dale Lloyd of Gainesville; son, David Lloyd and wife Danea of Gainesville; daughter, Brenda Boykin and Claudia Knowles of Arlington; grandchildren, Mindy Boykin, Tawny and Cesar Rico and Chloé Lloyd; great-grandchildren: Jaycé, Reece, Aiden and Sofie; and brother, Jerry Harp of Killeen.
Mrs. Lloyd was preceded in death by her parents; and youngest brother, Ronnie Harp.
A celebration of Peggie’s life is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at the Geo. J. Carroll & Son Chapel with Rev. Daniel Jones officiating.
Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home.
You may sign the online register at www.geojcarroll.com.
CLEMENT (Clem) BERNARD SANDMANN
LINDSAY — Funeral services for Clement (Clem) Bernard Sandmann, 87, of Lindsay, are set for 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Lindsay, with the Rev. Raymond McDaniel officiating.
Burial will follow in St. Peter’s Cemetery under the direction of Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home.
Rosary services will be held Monday, July 1, 2013, at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Sandmann died June 26, 2013, in Denton, at Autumn Leaves of Denton.
He was born Jan. 23, 1926, in Lindsay, the seventh of 13 children, to Ben and Catherine Hermes Sandmann.
Clem attended Lindsay school and farmed with his father and brothers. At the outbreak of the Korean War in 1950, he was inducted into the Army and spent nine months in Japan and nine months in Korea. After being discharged in 1952, Clem returned to farming in the Lindsay area.
Clem married Rita Block, the love of his life, on June 22, 1957, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Lindsay. For the next 45 years, Clem and Rita made their home south of Lindsay on the farm where Clem was born and raised. Here they raised their children, spent time together, farmed the land and took pride in raising their herd of registered Charolais cattle.
Clem was a member of St. Peter’s Parish all of his life, the Knights of Columbus, the Lindsay school board and St. Peter’s Parish Council during which time he served as chairman of the homecoming picnic for two years. Clem worked for Valenite, retiring from there in 1991. Clem was also a plumber by trade.
Clem is survived by his seven children and their spouses, Dolores Sandmann of Pflugerville, Kathleen and Nick Schroeder of Lindsay, Mary Ann and Michael Parker of Garland, Linda Sandmann of Carrollton, John and Lisa Sandmann of Lindsay, Nick and Christine Sandmann of Lindsay and Leo and Kendra Sandmann of Artesia, N.M.; grandchildren and spouses, Brandon and Amber Schroeder, Jared Schroeder, Jenny Schroeder, Thomas and Kelli Parker, Phillip Parker, Nathan Parker, Kyleigh Sandmann, Hunter Sandmann, Peighton Sandmann, Colton Sandmann and Caige Sandmann; great-grandchildren, Heston Schroeder and Brooklyn Parker; step-granddaughter, Paisley Baker; and step-great-granddaughter, Leighton Thompson. Clem is also survived by his sister Ethel and her husband Gene Schmidlkofer of Gainesville; brothers, Henry and his wife Lorene of Valley View, Max of North Richland Hills, Bernard and his wife Joan of Sherman, James of Lindsay and sister-in-law Marie Sandmann of Lindsay; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife Rita who passed away on Jan. 20, 2003; his parents, and siblings, Mary, Anna, Rose, Julius, Herman, Joe and Agnes.
Pallbearers will be Clem’s sons, John, Nick, and Leo, as well as grandsons, Brandon, Jared, Thomas, Phillip and Nathan.
Honorary pallbearers will be Clem’s son-in-laws, Nick and Michael.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter’s Church Restoration Fund, P.O. Box 148, Lindsay, TX 76250.
You may sign the online registry at www.geojcarroll.com.
RONALD MONTGOMERY DAVIDSON
COLLINSVILLE — Funeral services for Ronald Montgomery Davidson, 73, are set for 10 a.m. Saturday, June 29, 2013, at Meador Funeral Home Chapel in Whitesboro with the Rev. Rick Carney officiating.
Burial will follow in Ethel Cemetery.
Mr. Davidson died Wednesday, June 26, 2013, in Collinsville.
He was born on Oct. 26, 1939, in Sherman.
Survivors include wife, Glenda Davidson of Collinsville; children, Tonya Burden of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Robin Smith of Collinsville; brother, Jon Davidson of Collinsville; and two grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Noah’s Ark Animal Shelter, 2501 N. Weaver, Gainesville, TX 76240.
You may sign the online registry at www.meadorfuneralhomes.com.
JAMES M. YOAKUM
Funeral services for James M. Yoakum, 77, are set for 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 29, 2013, at Pleasantview Baptist Church in Arlington.
Burial is set for 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2013, in Lane C at the Dallas - Ft. Worth National Cemetery Dallas.
Mr. Yoakum died Wednesday, June 26, 2013, in Duncanville.
He was born June 29, 1935, in Gainesville.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara; children, Joy Wood, Ann Ray, Jamie Settlemire, Byron Everitt and Lee Everitt; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Pleasantview Baptist Church Debt Retirement Fund.
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