MICHAEL CONNOR “MIKEY” BAILEY
A Celebration of Life Service for Michael Connor “Mikey” Bailey, 12, of Lewisville is set for Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. at the Geo. J. Carroll and Son Chapel with the Rev. Kenneth Rider officiating.
Mikey went to be with the Lord on January 17, 2014 in Denton, Texas.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, January 25, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. till 5:00 p.m at the funeral home.
Mikey was born on May 23, 2001 in Ft. Worth, Texas to Michael and Laura Ann Hammond Bailey. Mikey was a special needs child diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy at six months, and despite his medical hardships he lived at home with his father and Delcy, and he was a very vibrant and happy child that continuously touched the hearts of everyone that he met with his radiant smile on his face every day especially when dad sang Mikey is Daddy's baby boy. Mikey was God's blessing and will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved him.
Mikey is survived by his father, Michael Shaun Bailey and his wife, Delcy Yadira Aguilera Bailey; mother, Laura Ann Hammond; step-brother, Jordon Christopher Hammond; grandmother, Debra Lynn Bailey; grandfather, Roger Hammond; great-grandfather, James Bennett; great-grandparents, George and Christine Hammond; aunt and uncle, Russell and Teresa Fomby; aunt, Sandra Boyd; and cousins, Tommy Elvington, Russell Fomby, Kaycee Fomby and Kelsey Fomby.
A special thanks to the following people for their devotion and supreme care for Mikey during his twelve and a half years on this earth: his nurse, Marcia Shober; nurse, Kristen Decker and her husband Brian; and Bix, his pet and best friend.
Mikey was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Paul and Myrtle Bailey; great-grandmother, Wanda Bennett and Uncle Michael Bailey.
You may sign the online registry at geojcarroll.com.
Judith Ann (Dunley) Haubrich was born July 10, 1937 to Margaret (King) Wray and Raymond Brown Dunley. Judy grew up in Bloomfield, IA and attended Coe College in Cedar Rapids, IA.
She met Jerry Haubrich and they were united in marriage June 7, 1957. Throughout their 56 year marriage Judy enjoyed traveling, golfing, and numerous craft activities. Judy was very active in the Girl Scouts and was a leader for many years.
She also had a standard poodle that was a therapy dog at Baylor Medical Center. Cooking and entertaining were a passion of hers. A long time resident of Lake Kiowa, TX, Judy spent 8 years as President of the Lake Kiowa volunteer fire department and assisted in numerous fund raising events.
Judy is survived by her husband, Jerry Haubrich of the home; her two daughters, Julie Lacy of Delaware, OK and Joyce Daniel of Tonkawa, OK; her 9 grandchildren, whom she was very proud of, Kari Sawyer, Kristin Morrison, Scott Klufa, Michelle Owen, Jenni Klufa, Sean Klufa, Branson Daniel, Kari Widener, and Eric Daniel; and 7 great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Cancer Research or a charity of your choice.
A graveside service will be held in Stillwater, OK at a future date.
You may sign the online register at www.geojcarroll.com.
ROBERT EDWARD “EDDIE” BALLEW
Services for Robert Edward “Eddie” Ballew are pending with the Geo. J. Carroll and Son Funeral Home.
AUDRA LEE BLAGG
Funeral services for Audra Lee Blagg, 94, of Gainesville, are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Friday, January 24, 2014 at Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Travis Flanagan officiating.
Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, January 23, 2014 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home.
Mrs. Blagg was born December 13, 1919 in Gainesville to George Lewis and Daisy Viola Phillips.
She passed away Monday, January 20, 2014 in Gainesville.
Mrs. Blagg married Coy Blagg February 13, 1941. She was a lifetime member of Calvary Baptist Church and was their eldest member. She touched countless lives during the 56 years she taught Sunday School classes there. Mrs. Blagg was a devoted volunteer for Meals on Wheels and was a member of the Santa Fe Railroad Lady’s Auxiliary. She also enjoyed bowling. Mrs. Blagg treasured the time she spent with her numerous grandchildren and their families.
Survivors include: daughter, Coy Lynn Compton and husband, Mike of Wichita Falls; son, William Danny Blagg and wife, Cindi of Thackerville, Okla.; son, Roy Blagg and wife, Jelessa of Shawnee, Okla.; 11 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; 9 great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Mrs. Blagg was preceded in death by: her parents; husband, Coy Blagg; son, Jackie Phillip Blagg; granddaughter, Tammie Lynn Blagg; granddaughter, Jackie Lynn Hunsaker; and her 7 younger siblings.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church.
A handwritten note was found in Mrs. Blagg’s possessions – “What a day that will be when my Jesus I shall see; when he takes me by the hand and leads me to the Promised Land.”
You may sign the online register at www.geojcarroll.com.
BETTY SUE HAM
Memorial services for Betty Sue Ham, 60, of Gainesville are set for 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014 at 317 CR 439, Lindsay, 76250.
She died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 in Denison.
Survivors include her children, Samantha Snyder and Montella Kittrell; siblings, Diane Horner and Kathy Wyatt; and 4 grandchildren.
You may sign the online registery at www.fisherfh.com.
J.H. “SONNY” HARRIS
J.H. "Sonny" Harris passed away in Denton, Texas on January 20, 2014 at the age of 84.
Sonny is survived by his loving companion, Ernestine Bolin; daughter, Sunny Suzanne Whitsell; 8 grandchildren, and numerous great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, Harold "Bud" Harris and his mother, Odyne (Coffey) Harris.
Sonny was born in McKinney, Texas on October 26, 1929. He graduated from Prosper High School and attended the University of North Texas.
Sonny worked with his father, Bud, as contractors in Frisco, Prosper, and McKinney. He was part of the construction leadership for the City of Arlington that completed projects including the conversion of the minor league Turnpike Stadium into Arlington Stadium, the first home of the Texas Rangers.
Impressed by his work in Arlington, executives representing Lamar Hunt offered Sonny an opportunity to build a new amusement park in Kansas City, Missouri in 1973. Sonny spent 24 years at Worlds of Fun/Oceans of Fun, retiring as Director of Maintenance and Construction.
Sonny was a member of the Lebanon #837 Masonic Lodge, and was Grand Master in 1955 and 1956. He was a Scottish Rite Mason for 58 years.
The visitation will be held at the Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home, 602 S. Lindsay St.. Gainesville, Texas on Thursday, January 23, 2014 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. at the Little Elm Cemetery in Little Elm, Texas on Friday, January 24, 2014, with David Cervenka officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.com
You may sign the online registry at www.geojcarroll.com.
PAMELA HUGHES KELLEY
Memorial services for Pamela Hughes Kelley, 62, of Gainesville are set for 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014 in Cole Chapel at First United Methodist Church in Denton with Rev. Deana Ferguson officiating under the direction of Meador-Clement-Keel Funeral Home.
Mrs. Kelley died Jan. 18, 2014 in Plano.
She was born Dec. 11, 1951 in Stockton, Calif.
Survivors include her husband, Charles Kelley of Gainesville; children, Jerry Hughes of Denton, Sherri Stewart of Lindsay, Ramona Greene of Knoxville, Texas; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; siblings, Michael Crow of Little Elm, Ronald Crow of Redbud, Calif., Donald Crow of Livermore, Calif., Connie Malone of Little Elm, Debbie Ellis of Lake Whitney and Virginia Willis of Reno, Nev., Francine Garcia of Manteca, Calif. and Linda Smith of Stockton, Calif.
You may sign the online registry at www.meadorfuneralhome.com.
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