Gainesville Daily Register

May 8, 2013

Obits 5-8


ERA — Funeral services for Patsy Barthold, 79, of Era, are set for 2 p.m. Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the Era Baptist Church with Bro. Donnie Miller and the Rev. Bill Black officiating.

Burial will follow in the Era Cemetery under the direction of Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home.

A visitation will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at the Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral  Home.

Patsy was born on Nov. 4, 1933, in Muenster to Clarence S. and Frances McCool Hudspeth.

She passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 5, 2013, surrounded by her family at her residence.

Patsy married Johnny Barthold on Nov. 4, 1950, and together they had three children. She drove a bus for Era ISD and was employed by the U.S. Postal Service in Era, but her number one priority was her children and grandchildren, whom she enjoyed going to the lake and camping with. She also enjoyed helping her husband and the Baptist Men build churches in Texas, Louisiana, North Dakota and Old Mexico. In Louisiana, she helped feed the people after Hurricane Katrina.

She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Johnny; son and daughter-in-law, Bobby and Tricia Barthold of Valley View; daughter and son-in-law, Brenda and Randy Miller of Era; son and daughter-in-law, Frankie and wife Darlene Barthold of Era; and grandchildren, Cori, Chance, Abby, Bria, Tiffany, Shanda, Cason, Misty and Kristy. She is also survived by 13 great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, Clarence “Dink” and Rose Hudspeth of Myra; and sister-in-law, Paulette Hudspeth of Dallas.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Peggy Hammer; a brother, Daniel “Butch” Hudspeth; and a grandson-in-law, Steve Tucker.

Pallbearers will be Bobby Barthold, Brenda Miller, Frankie Barthold, Chance Barthold, Cason Miller and Canyon Ramsey.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Texas Baptist Men, Era Cemetery Association or Home Hospice of Cooke County.

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WHITESBORO — Charles E. (Edison) Baum, 95, was born July 19, 1917, to Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Baum, Sr. in Whitesboro.  He is the great-grandson of Ambrose B. White, who founded Whitesboro in 1848.  His mother, Callie, was the granddaughter of Ambrose.

Charles, better known as Charlie, graduated from high school in 1937.  On June 6, 1941, he volunteered for the Army Air Force at the age of 24.  He became a prisoner of war (POW) on April 9, 1942, when Bataan fell.  He survived the Bataan Death March to be a POW for 42 months.  He was liberated in September 1945, at the end of the war and returned to Whitesboro on Oct. 26, 1945.

The U. S. Army awarded him the American Defense Service Ribbon with a Bronze Star, the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Ribbon with two Bronze Stars, the Good Conduct Medal, the Distinguished Unit Bandge with two oak leaf clusters, the Purple Heart, and a Victory ribbon.  The Philippine Defense Medal was given to him by the Philippine Government.

After being discharged from the service, Charlie married Waunema Ruth Chisum on June 24, 1946.  They had two daughters, Kay Baum Moczygemba and Susan Baum Cox. He served on the draft board in Sherman.  He attended Austin College in 1948, for one year.  He was appointed postmaster of Whitesboro in 1951, until he began teaching in 1953, for Whitesboro Junior High.  While teaching, he continued his education at night and during the summer at Austin College.  He graduated from Austin College with a B.A. degree in 1955.  At Whitesboro Junior High, he taught math, science, health and physical education.  He also made his presence known as a coach for girls’ basketball, boys’ football and track.  He coached his girls’ basketball teams in the old rock gym he played in as a student in the 1930’s.  He taught until 1965, when he once again became Whitesboro postmaster.  He continued as postmaster until 1981, when he decided to retire.

Charlie was a member of the First United Methodist Church since August 1924. He joined the Rotary Club of Whitesboro in 1946, and attended noon meetings when he could.  He was a member of the Whitesboro Chamber of Commerce. He also served on the preservation board for the Sullivan House.  He was an active participant in the Whitesboro Centennial Celebrations in 1973.

Besides playing cards or dominoes, Charlie enjoyed his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Waunema Baum; his daughters, Kay Moczygemba and husband John; and Susan Cox; grandchildren, Gina Garvin, Kevin Garvin and wife Renee, Christi Strange and husband Jason, and Mike Cox; great-grandchildren, Grant Garvin, Riley Stricker, Noah Strange, Cade Strange, Connor Hastcoat, Ruby Cox and Charlie Cox; and numerous nieces and nephews, including, Jeanette Harris, Gerald Baum and George Baum.

He was preceded in death by his parents, G. C., Sr. and Callie Baum; brothers, G. C. Baum, Jr. and Al Baum; and grandson, Charlie Cox.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 9, 2013, at 10 a.m., at the Meador Funeral Home Chapel in Whitesboro with the Rev. Ken Hildebrand officiating assisted by Glyn Rives.  

Interment will follow the service at Oakwood Cemetery in Whitesboro.  

Visitation services will be held on Wednesday, May 8, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the First United Methodist Church of Whitesboro, P. O. Box 370, Whitesboro, TX 76273.

Pallbearers will be Mike Allen, Jon Brown, Phil Harris, Trent West, Taylor Harris, James Aldridge and Payton West.  Honorary pallbearers will be Joe West, Wayne Chisum and the members of the Whitesboro Rotary Club.

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WHITESBORO — A memorial service for LaBoyte Dick, 78, of Whitesboro, is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at the Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Larry Kremling officiating.  

A visitation will follow the service.

Mr. Dick passed away Thursday, May 2, 2013, in Callisburg.

LaBoyte was born Feb. 4, 1935, in Delaware Bend to Mertie and J.R. Dick. He served in the USAF for seven years and then went to work for National Supply, where he retired after 21 years.  He enjoyed hunting and fishing until he could no longer do it.

LaBoyte is survived by his wife of 59 years, Ruby Dick of Whitesboro; daughter, Tina DeBarge and husband Tim of Houston; brother, T.H. Dick of Whitesboro and sister, Niobe Nolen of Farmers Branch; brother-in-law, Thomas Riddle of Gainesville; grandchildren, Misty Foreman and husband Jason of Baton Rouge, LA, Jessica Dick of San Antonio and Jeremy Dick of Casper, Wyo.; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Dick was preceded in death by his parents; son, Ricky Dick; and sister, Kydeen Riddle.

The family would like to thank niece, Gloria Neu and friend Debbie Mask for their support.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Home Hospice of Cooke County.

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ADA, OKLA. — Funeral services for Carlon Jason Derek Robins, 28, of Ada, Okla., will be held on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the First Methodist Church in Pontotoc, Okla., with Brother Robert Ware officiating.  Interment will follow in the Pontotoc Cemetery.

He passed away on Friday, May 3, 2013, near Springfield, Mo.

Jason was born on Dec. 26, 1984, in Ada, Okla., to Carlon Roger Robins and Jeanie (Pearce) Robins. He attended school in Francis, Byng and McLish and later graduated from the Thunderbird Youth Academy in Pryor, Okla., where he studied culinary arts. Jason played baseball in high school and enjoyed hunting and cooking.   

He was preceded in death by his mother, Jeanie Robins; his son, Carlon Kale Wyatt Robins; his maternal grandparents; and four uncles.

Jason is survived by two daughters, Payton and Jayden; his wife, Amanda Robins of the home; his father, Carlon R. Robins of Ada, Okla.; his sister, Bobbie Hatcher and her husband James of Gainesville; two nephews, Ryne and Seth Hatcher; and a niece, Carlie Hatcher.

Pallbearers for the service will be Ryne and Seth Hatcher, Christopher Pearce, Jay Street, James “Brother” Street, Don Hatcher and Cleat Robins.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday evening, May 8, 2013, at the funeral home.

Services are under the direction of Clark Funeral Service of Tishomingo.

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WHITESBORO — Funeral services for Jacky Lynn Boyd, 67, are set for 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at Sherman Bible Church with Andy Boyd and Denny Henderson officiating.

Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery in Whitesboro under the direction of Meador Funeral Home in Whitesboro.

Mr. Boyd died Saturday, May 4, 2013, in Sherman.

He was born Oct. 12, 1945, in Wichita Falls.  

Survivors include children, Andy Boyd of Sherman and Keith Boyd of Whitesboro; siblings, Jimmy P. Boyd and Dolloris “Sissy” Howard of Wichita Falls, Jerry Boyd of Gillette, Wyo., and Thomas “Bud” Boyd of Sherman; and four grandchildren.

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SHADY SHORES — Funeral services for Steve Paul Krahl, 68, of Shady Shores ,are set for 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Gainesville with Fr. Victor Cruz officiating.

Mr. Krahl died Friday, May 3, 2013, in Denton.

He was born Aug. 3, 1944, in Archer City.

Survivors include his wife, Vickie Krahl; children, Shawna Johnson of Lake Kiowa, Shane Krahl of Denton, Michael Martin and Benny Tischler of Pilot Point and Jeanice Jarrett of Krum; siblings, Jimmy Krahl, Vickie Self, Millie Kessler and Patsy Lutkenhaus of Gainesville and Lydia Garraway of Montgomery, Ala; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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FORESTBURG — Funeral services for Charles “Charlie” Leander McDaniel, 53, of Forestburg, are set for 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home with Sonny Cole and Lloyd Morris officiating.  

Burial will follow in Hardy Cemetery.

Mr. McDaniel died Saturday, May 4, 2013, in Fort Worth.

Charlie was born Oct. 11, 1959, in Oklahoma City, Okla.

Survivors include his wife, Joan McDaniel of Forestburg; children, Charla McDaniel of Bowie, Charles Cain McDaniel of Melissa and Ozzy McDaniel of Rapid City, S.D.; father, M.L. McDaniel of Dallas; and sister, Deborah Liard of Baton Rouge, La.

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