MARK ANTHONY BOWLES
DENTON — Mark Anthony Bowles, 56, of Denton, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, at Denton Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Bowles was born on Oct. 26, 1956, in Denton to Dennis and Grace (Littrell) Bowles.
He graduated from Era High School and received a bachelor’s degree in practical theology from Howard Payne University. Coach Bowles retired as head football coach and athletic director at Liberty Christian School in 2009 after 26 seasons and three state championships with the Warriors. Mark was credited for starting the school’s high school football program from scratch, which included constructing the football field out of an old junk yard with his bare hands.
Mark is survived by his children, Brittany Bowles of San Francisco, Calif., Matthew and his wife Lindy Bowles of Denton and Zak and his wife Amy Bowles of Grapevine; their mother, Patrice (Noga) Bowles of Denton; one granddaughter, Charlie Layne Bowles of Denton; sisters, Sue Seibold of Little Elm, Shirlene Wright of Sanger, Sally Davidson of Lorenzo and Mary Bowles of Denton; brothers, Steve Bowles of Era, Dennis L. Bowles of Sanger and Harold Bowles of Era; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, in the commons area at Liberty Christian School, 1301 U.S. 377 in Argyle.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, at First Baptist Church, 1100 Malone St. in Denton.
Interment will follow at Cooper Creek Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Matt Bowles, Zak Bowles, Greg Price, Rick Gailey, Johnny Isom, Trent Vest, Zach Vest and Darren Chrane.
Honorary pallbearers will be Steve Bowles, Dennis L. Bowles and Harold Bowles.
Online condolences may be left at www.mulkeymasondenton.com or www.Libertychristian.com/CoachBowles. ADV.
SHERIAN ANN ERVIN KEELING
Funeral services for Sherian Keeling, 70, of Gainesville, are set for 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, at St. Mary's Catholic Church.
Burial is set for 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, at the Condon Grove Cemetery in Tishomingo, Okla., under the direction of Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home.
Mrs. Keeling died Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, in Gainesville.
She was born on March 28, 1943, in Durant, Okla.
Survivors include husband, Danny Keeling of Gainesville; daughter, Jennifer Barentine of Lewisville; siblings, Glenda Hamby of Yuba, Okla., Gwen Strickland of Nicholas, N.C., Nancy Strickland of Albany, Okla., Kay Cole of Holcomb, Miss., and Eddie Don Ervin of Caddo, Okla.; and two grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
You may sign the online registry at www.geojcarroll.com.