Gainesville Daily Register

December 18, 2012

OBITS 12-18


WHITESBORO — Funeral services for Mary Louise Bean, 90, are set for 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, at the First Baptist Church of Whitesboro with Bro. Mike Flanagan officiating.  

All service arrangements are under the direction of Meador Funeral Home.  

Interment will follow the service at Oakwood Cemetery in Whitesboro.

Family visitation was Monday, Dec. 17, at the funeral home.

She passed away on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, in Sherman.

Mary was born on Aug. 3, 1922, in Dexter, to Joe and Etta Kemp.  

She married Jim Bean in Fort Worth.  She was a member of First Baptist Church in Whitesboro.  She enjoyed painting, shopping and arts and crafts.

She is survived by her husband, Jim Bean, of Whitesboro; grandson, Bret McInnis and wife, Kelly, of Superior, Colo.; great-grandchildren, Kyle McInnis of Austin and Bo McInnis of Superior, Colo.; a sister, Frances Hargesheimer of Whitesboro; niece, Sharon Kutch of Whitesboro; and nephew, Jerry Turner of Whitesboro.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Etta Kemp; and a son, Michael J. McInnis.

Pallbearers will be Jerry Turner, Glenn Dubose, Trent Kutch, Trey Kutch, Kyle McInnis, and Josh Turner. Honorary pallbearer will be Bo McInnis.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the First Baptist Church, 124 Center St., Whitesboro, TX 76273.

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Funeral services for Georgia Ann Insel, 83, of Gainesville, are set for 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at the Commerce Street Church of Christ with Jay Culpepper officiating.  

Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery.  

Visitation is set for 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, at Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home.

Mrs. Insel passed away Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, in Dallas.  

She was born Nov. 10, 1929.

Mrs. Insel married William Insel on Nov. 29, 1947, recently celebrating 65 happy years of marriage.

Survivors include: husband, William Insel of Gainesville; daughter, Sandy Whittle of Irving; daughter, Cindy Uptmor and husband Pete of Carrollton; daughter, Linda Tenute and husband Greg of Columbia, Mo.; son, Ed Insel and wife Nancy of Muenster; grandchildren, Ken Whittle, David Henderson, Heather Tenute, Holly Tenute, Jonathan Sicking, Nicole Rich and Jared Sicking; six great-grandchildren; and sister, Marge Wylie and husband Stan of North Richland Hills.

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Funeral services for Helen Marie Wyatt, 82, of Gainesville, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at Meador-Clement-Keel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jordan Johnson officiating.  

Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery with Dennis Vaughn, Terry Vaughn, Craig Smith, Nathan Wyatt, Bryan Wyatt and Cody Erwin serving as pallbearers.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, at the funeral home.

Helen passed away on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, at North Texas Medical Center in Gainesville.

She was born on Jan. 28, 1930, to Robert Emmett Tatum and Ollie Rose (Strickland) Tatum in Era.

She married W.C. Wyatt on July 11, 1959, in Gainesville. She was a wonderful homemaker and caregiver to her friends and family. She was a member of the Harvey Street Baptist Church.

Survivors include four children, Linda Vaughn and husband Dickey of Abilene, William Eugene Wyatt of Denton, Ron Wyatt and wife Debbie of Gainesville and Nancy Murray and husband Bill of South Carolina; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Ollie Rose Tatum; husbands,  Bill Wariner and W.C. Wyatt; sons, Darral Wyatt and Linden Ray Wyatt; daughter, Elaine Smith; granddaughter, Heather Wolfe; brothers, Herman Tatum and Jim Tatum; and a sister, Dorothy McLerran.

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CARROLLTON — Graveside services for Billie Lucille (Cox) Lynch Bethel, 84, of Carrollton, were Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Collinsville with the Rev. Rick Carney officiating under the direction of Meador Funeral Home.

Mrs. Bethel died Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, in Carrollton.

She was born March 20, 1928, in Cooke County.

Survivors include children, Charles Lynch, the Rev. Brenda Moore and Cindy Kelly; siblings, Lewis A. Cox and Cass W. Reasor; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

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SADLER — Funeral services for Letrice June McClane, 85, of Sadler, are set for 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at the Meador Funeral Home Chapel in Whitesboro with the Rev. Rusty Waller and the Rev. Rick Carney officiating.  

Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery in Whitesboro.

Mrs. McClane died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, in Gunter.

She was born June 25, 1927, in Dixie.  

Survivors include her husband, Weldon McClane of Sadler; children, Linda Crane of Blue Ridge, Vicki French of Bells, Mike McClane of Tomball and Mark McClane of Sadler; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Visitation is set for 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at the funeral home.

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