ROSES & THORNS

2003

 

Lynda (Ferguson) Law's father, William, passed away Tuesday, December 9, 2003 at Wilson N. Jones Medical Center. Memorial services were Thursday, December 11, 2003 at the Flesher Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Brett Castle officiating. Interment was in the Van Alstyne Cemetery 12/11/03

Suzanne (Young) Welch's father, Dr. O. Reynolds Young, passed away Thursday, November 27, 2003 in Dallas.12/5/03

Treva (Anderson) Bell's mother, Inez, passed away Sunday, November 16, 2003. Graveside services were held Wednesday, November 19, 2003 at Grove Hill Memorial Park, Dallas, TX.  12/1/03

David Duke's mother, Ozelle, passed away Wednesday, November, 26, 2003 in Sherman. Memorial services were held 2:00 p.m. Friday, November 28, 2002, in the Waldo Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Eddy Johnson of Grayson Bible Baptist Church officiating. Interment was at Cedarlawn Memorial Park. 11/27/03

Robert Oberdorf's mother, Pearl (Bobbie), passed away August 24, 2003 in San Antonio. 11/14/03

Patricia Onley's mother, Jane, passed away Monday, November 10, 2003. Memorial services were held Thursday, November 13,2003 at Waldo Funeral Home. Interment was at Sulphur Springs City Cemetery, Sulphur Springs, TX. 11/13/03

Ron Speed's mother, June Bowling, passed away Wednesday, September 24, 2003 in Ft. Worth, TX. Memorial services were held Saturday, September 27, 2003 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Rev. Gorky Matthews and Rev. Randy Speed officiating.. Interment was at Ridgeview Memorial Park.  11/13/03

Beverly Thetford's father, Herman, passed away Friday, July18, 2003. Memorial services were held Tuesday, July 22, 2003 at Waldo Funeral Home. Interment was at Hall Cemetery near Lewisville, TX. Memorials may be made to the Parkview Church of Christ, Sherman, TX.  11/13/03

Ray Santanelli, one of our classmates from junior high, recently lost his home and contents in the California Fires. Fortunately, no lives were lost in his family and they were able to save a few important papers, some pictures, and some clothes. He and his family have made no decisions yet as to rebuilding or relocating. 11/2/03

Barbara (Scholl) Stevens welcomed her third grandchild, Katharine (Kate) Doran Stevens (7 lb 4 oz, 18 inches long), on September 11, 2003. Kate is the daughter of John and Tara Stevens.  10/30/03

Patricia (Bohrer) Means' husband, Gary, passed away Sunday, October 12, 2003. Memorial services were held Tuesday, October 14 at Dannel Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Tom Peel and Dr. Jim Pledger of First Methodist Church officiating. Interment was at West Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the donor's favorite charity.  10/14/03

Lynda Uphouse, professor of biology at Texas Woman's University, received a Role Model Citation from Minority Access Inc. at its fourth annual National Role Models Conference which was held September 13-15 in Washington D.C. Lynda has been director of TWU's Multiethnic Biomedical Research Support program since its creation in 1989. 9/20/03

Randy Rowland's mother, Deola, passed away Monday, July 7, 2003. Memorial services were held Thursday, July 10 at the First Baptist Church in Sherman with Dr. Tom Brandon, Pastor Emeritus of the First Baptist Church and a long time friend of the Rowland family. Interment will be at Cedarlawn Memorial Park. Donations may be made to the First Baptist Church of Sherman, Texas, or to the Church or Charity of the donor's choice. 7/9/03

Stephanie (Burnette) Chambers - I took a new job recently as the Executive Director of GLAD House, Inc., a therapeutic children's  program in Cincinnati, OH. I am putting both my law school degree and my undergraduate social work degree to good use in the wonderful program. I also became a grandmother for the first time on September 10, 2002 to Zoe Addison Strait, the daughter of my oldest son and his wife, Lance and Carrie Strait. My daughter, Dr. Whitney Womack, an English Professor at Miami University of Ohio will be presenting a paper at a conference in Scotland this summer. 4/30/03

Ven Hammonds' mother, Elizabeth, passed away on Sunday, April 20. Memorial services were held on Thursday, April 24 at Flesher's Funeral Home in Van Alstyne. 4/25/03

James Isham welcomed the arrival of his 10th grandchild, Riley Franklin MeElhenney on April 17, 2003. Nicole is the 3rd son of Kimberly, the oldest daughter of James. 4/18/03

Ginger (Howard) Womack welcomed the arrival of her 11th grandchild, Miss Nicole Ashley Womack on April 9, 2003. Nicole is the younger sister of Natalie Ann Womack. Ginger has 5 grandsons and 6 granddaughters. 4/9/03

Kathrine (Tolley) Arb passed from this life on March 3, 2003 in Seabrook, Texas. Katherine is survived by her mother, Edith Tolley; brother, Edward Tolley; son, Edward Kirk Arb; daughter, Dawn Dee Riggenbach, and five grandchildren.