Gainesville Daily Register

July 27, 2013

7-27 Obits

Gainesville Daily Register


WOODBINE — Funeral services for Wanda Lou Bellar, 63, of Woodbine, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, 2013, at the Vilott Baptist Church in Callisburg with the Rev. Rick Isham officiating. 

Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery. 

A visitation will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, 2013, at the Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home.

Mrs. Bellar passed away Aug. 25, 2013, at her residence.

Wanda was born Aug. 29, 1949, in Brazoria to Olin (Bill) and Edith Dodge Curtis. 

She was lifelong teacher; very passionate about education.  She has been a loving wife, best friend and mother.  She will be dearly missed.

Mrs. Bellar is survived by her husband and best friend, Jerry Bellar of Woodbine; son and daughter-in-law, Roy and Jane Whitlock of Cedar Park; daughter and son-in-law, Emily and Gordon Adams of Keller; son, Ben Whitlock of Cheyenne, Wyo.; and step-son and daughter-in-law, Jason and Rhonda Bellar of Bentonville, Ark.  She is also survived by five grandchildren.

Wanda was preceded in death by her parents; and her sister, Carolyn LaQue.

The family would like to say “thank you” to Home Hospice of Cooke County for the passionate care they provided to Wanda.

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Gainesville resident Theresa Mae Gilbreath, 74, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at Texoma Medical Center. 

Theresa was born Feb. 12, 1939, to Earl Harold and Rosa Lee (Hunneycutt) Estes in Gainesville.

She married Coy Gilbreath on May 4, 1956.  Mrs. Gilbreath had worked for Weber Aircraft and was a member of Grace Friendship Baptist Church.

Funeral services for Theresa Mae Gilbreath will be 10 a.m. Monday, July 29, 2013, at Grace Friendship Baptist Church with Bro. David Morris and Bro. Larry Huffman officiating.

Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery. 

Family visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, July 28, 2013, at Meador-Clement-Keel Funeral Home.

Survivors of Mrs. Gilbreath include her husband, Coy Gilbreath of Gainesville; daughter, Tammy Reynolds of Gainesville; and granddaugters, Theresa and Heather Reynolds. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Michael Gilbreath; and sister Quinlynn Stafford.

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Funeral services for Thomas Wayne Lindenborn, 54, of Gainesville, are scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home with the Rev. Jordan Johnson officiating. 

Interment, with military honors, will follow at Fairview Cemetery. 

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, July 29, 2013, at the funeral home.

Mr. Lindenborn was born June 25, 1959, at Sheppard AFB in Wichita Falls to Charles Woodlief and Genevieve Lindenborn. 

He passed away Thursday, July 25, 2013, in Plano.

Mr. Lindenborn married his beloved wife, Lisa Brinkley, on Sept. 15, 1995, in Gainesville. He served in the U.S. Army and was a veteran of the Gulf War.

Survivors include his wife, Lisa Lindenborn of Gainesville; parents, Charles and Genevieve Lindenborn of Burkburnett; son, Jesse Lindenborn of Houston; son, Adam Young of Burkburnett; daughter, Jessica Brinkley and spouse Kolby Bullard of Finley, Okla.; sister, Barbara Kirby and husband James of Burkburnett; brother, Woody Lindenborn and wife Patsy of Saint Jo; brother, Bill Lindenborn and wife Cherry of Burkburnett; brother, Tim Lindenborn and wife Wendy of Saint Jo; brother, Jeremy Lindenborn and wife Amy of Morris, Ill.; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Mr. Lindenborn was preceded in death by his grandparents.

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Services for Carolyn Sue Thompson will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at Meador-Clement-Keel Chapel with Kevin Walton officiating.

Interment will follow in Nelson Grove Cemetery. 

Paul Thompson, Jr., James L. Thompson, Austin May, Darren Robinson, Johnny Robinson and Ron Pelligrini will serve as pallbearers. 

Visitation will be 7 to 8 p.m. Monday, July 29, 2013, at the funeral home. 

Carolyn passed away Thursday, July 25, 2013, at Baylor Medical Center in Garland at the age of 66.

Carolyn was born in Vincennes, Ind., on Feb. 14, 1947, to Anita Collins and Delbert L. Collins, Sr. 

She married Paul Thompson, Sr. on March 14, 1963, in Vincennes, Ind. Mrs. Thompson had worked as a department manager for Walmart for over 20 years.  She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who will be greatly missed.

Survivors of Carolyn Sue Thompson include her husband, Paul Thompson, Sr. of Garland; daughter, Paula May and husband Larry of Arlington; son, Paul Thompson, Jr. and wife Becky of Rowlett; grandchildren, Ashley May, Austin May, Keeley Thompson and Jayden Thompson; brothers, Delbert L. Collins, Jr. of Lawrenceville, Ill., and Ray Lemon of Jacksonville, Fla., and several nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Delbert L. Collins, Sr. and Anita Howder; sister, Rosella Robinson; and brother, William F. Collins.

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