CLOY ALAN BALDWIN
MUENSTER — Graveside services for Cloy Alan Baldwin, 30, of Muenster, will be held Monday, June 24, 2013, at 10 a.m. at High Point Cemetery in Sivells Bend with the Rev. Bill Black officiating.
All services are under the direction of Meador Funeral Home in Whitesboro.
Visitation services will be held Sunday, June 23, 2013, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the funeral home.
He passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2013, in Sherman.
Cloy was born on Dec. 26, 1982, in Gainesville to Alan Baldwin and Rhonda Rohmer.
He was very proud of his profession of working in the oil field. He enjoyed riding and training horses. His nickname was “John Wayne,” given to him by his dear friend, Chris Cain. He loved life to the fullest. He loved spending time with his children and teaching them to always “Cowboy Up.” He had many friends who loved him unconditionally and were always there for him. Cloy was saved in the Baptist church and was a faithful member of the “Cowboy Church.”
He is survived by his parents, Alan and Rena Baldwin; parents, Alan and Rhonda Rohmer; children, Lane, Emma, Levi and Dakota Baldwin; sister, Amanda and brother-in-law Billy Hogan; brother, Robert Baldwin; nephew, Ty Hess; grandparents, William and Ovella Baldwin; and several aunts, uncles and cousins who loved him dearly. He loved two very special women that were mothers to his children, Jessica Richardson and Tanya Hess.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, William and Helen Grayson; his cousin, Christina Grayson; his great-grandparents, Cloy and Doris Mobley and Joe and Zelphia Baldwin; and his nephew, Kaden Hayes Hogan.
Pallbearers will be Chisam Cain, Adam Byer, Michael Tischler, Bobby Fisher, Blake Garrison and Chris Gleghorn. Honorary pallbearer will be Phillip Blakesley.
To sign the online registry, please go to www.meadorfuneralhomes.com.
ETHEL MARIE (HAACKE) HENRY McCOY
A graveside service for Ethel Marie Henry McCoy is scheduled for 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at Fairview Cemetery.
Visitation will be 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at Meador-Clement-Keel Funeral Home.
Mrs. McCoy passed away Thursday, June 20, 2013, at Pecan Tree Health and Rehab Center at the age of 98.
Ethel was born May 7, 1915 in Stevenville, Mont., the daughter of Edward and Ella (Cannon) Haacke.
In 1934, she married Glenn Henry. Ethel had worked for many national circuses performing aerial acrobatics and juggling, traveling all over the United States and Canada. Mrs. McCoy worked for the SNAP program and attended Southside Baptist Church. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great and great-great-grandmother.
Survivors of Ethel Marie Henry McCoy include sons and daughters-in-law, Gary and Zoe Henry of Gainesville and Jimmy and Darlene Henry of Austin, Colo.; daughter and son-in-law, Shirley and Lucas Atayde of Mexico City; daughter, Patricia King of Gainesville; grandchildren and spouses Mike and Monica King of Dallas, Steve Woods of Gainesville, Kim and Kevin Hellinger of Gainesville, Billy Henry, David Henry, James and Zae Henry of Gainesville, and Michael Henry of Denison and Heather Izzo of Gainesville; and several great and great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by husbands; three sisters; and three brothers.
Services are under the direction of Meador-Clement-Keel Funeral Home.
To sign the online registry, go to www.meadorfuneralhomes.com.
CARL A. THORELL
Carl A. Thorell was born on Sept. 3, 1918, in Rhome to O. Z. and Dollie (Brammer) Thorell.
He passed away on Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at his residence at the age of 94.
On May 20, 1944, he married Martha Hopkins. Carl was a graduate of the Brantley Draughon Business School and worked as a machinist for General Dynamics for 35 years. He was a member of the Whitesboro United Methodist Church, a Mason and a member of Woodmen of the World in Whitesboro.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, June 24, 2013, at the First Baptist Church in Sanger with Chad Hopkins officiating the services.
Interment will be in the Sanger Cemetery in Sanger.
Serving as pallbearers will be Jason Bona, Ryan Bona, Andy Donovan, Erich Hopkins, David Hopkins and David Rose.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife Martha of Whitesboro; his two daughters, Margaret Bona and husband Raymond of Princeton and Deborah Wade and husband Gilbert of Benbrook; his son, Carl L. Thorell and wife Linda of Whitesboro; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Coker Funeral Home in Sanger is in charge of arrangements.
SHIRLEY JEAN WILSON
THACKERVILLE, OKLA. — Memorial services for Shirley Jean Wilson, 70, of Thackerville, Okla., are set for 2 p.m. Sunday, June 23, 2013, at First United Methodist Church in Thackerville, Okla., with Jerry Harper officiating, assisted by Francis Bartley, under the direction of Flanagan-Watts Funeral Home in Marietta, Okla.
Mrs. Wilson died Thursday, June 20, 2013, in Ardmore, Okla.
She was born Sept. 17, 1942, in Thackerville, Okla.
Survivors include children, Rickey Alton Wilson, Barry Allen Wilson, Bradley Curtis Wilson and Gina Suzanne Armendariz; mother, Odessa Juanita Stricklan; sisters, Patti Jo Robertson and Linda Gayle Harper; nine grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Visitation is set for 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 22, 2013, at 18896 Tabler Road in Thackerville, Okla., at the Armendariz residence.
BETTY CARROLL NEASBITT
SADLER — Funeral services for Betty Carroll Neasbitt, 77, of Sadler, are set for 10 a.m. Monday, June 24, 2013, at the Sadler Baptist Church with the Rev. Jerry Henry, Rev. David Woolsey and Rev. Rick Carney officiating.
Burial will follow in Sadler Cemetery under the direction of Meador Funeral Homes.
Mrs. Neasbitt died Thursday, June 20, 2013, in Sherman.
She was born on June 6, 1936 in Sherman.
Survivors include husband, Ele Neasbitt of Sadler; children, Noel Neasbitt and Mark Neasbitt of Sadler; and brother, Buck Bennett of Sadler.
Visitation is set for 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 23, 2013, at Sadler Baptist Church.
You may sign the online registry at www.meadorfuneralhomes.com.
Funeral services for Oleta Schmitz, 90, of Gainesville, are set for 10 a.m. Saturday, June 22, 2013, at Saint Mary’s Catholic Church.
Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home.
Mrs. Schmitz died Wednesday, June 19, 2013.
She was born on July 13, 1922.
Survivors include children, Buster Bezner and Mike Schmitz; sister, Treba Dobkins; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Saint Mary’s School, 931 N. Weaver, Gainesville, TX 76240.
You may sign the online registry at www.geojcarroll.com.
PATRICIA ANN SAMPSON WEATHERREAD
SAINT JO — Funeral services for Patricia Ann Sampson Weatherread, 56, of Saint Jo, are set for 2 p.m. Saturday, June 22, 2013, at First Baptist Church of Saint Jo with the Rev. Jeff Roe officiating.
Burial will follow in Mountain Park in Saint Jo under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Mrs. Weatherread died Thursday, June 20, 2013, in Gainesville.
She was born May 19, 1957, in Muenster.
Survivors include her son, Randal Lynn Sampson; mother, Audrey Sampson; and siblings, Frankie Sampson, Jesse Sampson, Gary Sampson, David Sampson, Jeff Sampson, Dean Sampson, Linda Romine, Debra Husband, Belinda Sampson Holman, Leisa Sewell and Kay Sampson.
RUBY BERYL WILLIAMS
MOUNTAIN SPRINGS — Funeral services for Ruby Beryl Williams, 78, of Mountain Springs, are set for 10 a.m. Saturday, June 22, 2013, at Gainesville Bible Church with Mark Wascom officiating.
Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home.
Mrs. Williams died Tuesday, June 18, 2013, in Denton.
She was born Oct. 24, 1934, in Sophia, W. Va.
Survivors include husband, Lynn Williams of Mountain Springs; children, Mary Ann Foster of Woodbine, Gail Brodersen of Denton, Pati Akerman of Lisle, Ill., and Danny Williams of Allen; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the NCTC Scholarship Foundation.
You may sign the online registry at www.geojcarroll.com.
LEONARD “SPIKE” YOSTEN
MUENSTER — A funeral mass for Leonard “Spike” Yosten, 99, of Muenster, is set for 10 a.m. Saturday, June 22, 2013, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Muenster with the Rev. Ken Robinson officiating.
Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home in Muenster.
Mr. Yosten died Wednesday, June 19, 2013, in Muenster.
He was born Dec. 19, 1913, in Muenster.
Survivors include children, David Yosten of Plano, John Yosten and Diane Grewing of Muenster and Susan Bullion and Deborah Bradford, both of Austin; brother, Lee Roy “Buddy” Yosten of Muenster; 17 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.