Obituary and Funeral Notices

Sandra Joan Stewart Parker

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Sandra Joan Stewart Parker

Graveside services for Sandra Joan Stewart Parker, age 84, of Sulphur Springs, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at Ridgeway Cemetery with Rev. Steve Cook officiating. Pallbearers will be Seth Stout, Tyler Stout, Spencer Thurman, Blake Stewart, Adam Stewart, and Mike Parker. Honorary pallbearers will be Keith Stewart, Tony Stewart, Spencer Hinkle, David Robinson, and the Wesleyean Sunday School Class. Visitation will be held from 12:00 noon to 5 p.m., Monday, June 1, 2020 at West Oaks Funeral Home. Sandra passed away on...

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John Henry Griffith

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John Henry Griffith

John Henry Griffith, age 67, of Point, passed away on May 31, 2020. John was born on July 28, 1952, in Waco, to Travis and Linnie Faye Koslowski Griffith. John proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corp. He has been self employed as a race horse trainer for most of his life. John was a Christian. Survivors include:Daughter: Cynthia Griffith of ArlingtonSister: Kathy Fields of MichiganBrothers: Charles Griffith of Mexia, and Curtis Griffith of CommerceSpecial Nephew: Bentlie Griffith of QuitmanGrandchildren: Elizabeth...

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Norene Moore

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Norene Moore

On May 28, 2020, Mrs Norene Moore left this world for the golden streets of Heaven. She was born November 19, 1923, to John “Frank” and Viola Ellen Palmer, in Birthright, Texas. Norene was the youngest of five children, all of whom preceded her in death. She married Joseph William Moore on October 10, 1945. They had 63 wonderful years of marriage and two children, Linda Jo Moore Riddle, and William David Moore. Joe preceded her in death in 2009.  Open visitation will be held at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home Saturday, May 30 until 3pm....

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Jimmie Hillis Bass

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Jimmie Hillis Bass

Jimmie Hillis Bass passed away Saturday May 9, 2020 in Sulphur Springs.  She was born and raised in Strawn, Texas to the late James Allen and Audrey Lee Allen. Hillis was an active lady and was involved in her community.  She was a member of the Lone Star Heritage Quilt Guild, Shawls of Love, Republican Women, Retired Senior Volunteer Program and Brightstar Garden Club.  Hillis was the 2020 recipient of Hopkins County “Care Giver of the Year.”  She is preceded in death by her parents and brother Jody Stoker She is loved...

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Karen Dale “K.D.” Hathcox

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Karen Dale “K.D.” Hathcox

Graveside Service for K.D. Hathcox will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Sunday, May 31, 2020, at Restlawn Memorial Park with Pastor Jeff Gravens officiating, and Sean Murray, Stewart Murray, Scott Murray, Spencer Murray, Justin Hathcox, Keith Hilsabeck, Donnie Daniel and Warren Brewer serving as Pallbearers. Honorary Pallbearers are The Class of 1961 of Sulphur Springs.  Visitation will take place after the funeral at the Hathcox Farms. Karen Dale “K.D.” Hathcox, age 76, a retired rancher, passed away on May 28, 2020, at CHRISTUS Mother Frances...

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Joe E Kenney

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Joe E Kenney

Graveside service for Joe E Kenney, age 91, of Wills Point, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on, Thursday, May 28, 2020 at Arbala Cemetery with sons and grandsons serving as pallbearers. Come and go visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel during business hours. Mr. Kenney passed away Sunday, May 24, 2020 at his residence in Wills Point, TX. Joe E Kenney was born June 30, 1928 in Wapanucka, OK to Bascom and Stella Kenney. He married Melinda Kenney in Garland, TX on October 9, 1970. He worked at a...

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James Paul Hooker

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James Paul Hooker

James Paul Hooker, 82, of Reilly Springs, Texas entered the gates of Heaven on May 22, 2020 at the Wesley House Assisted Living Facility in Quitman, Texas. A private graveside service will be held May 26, 2020 at the Reilly Springs Cemetery in Reilly Springs. In lieu of a public viewing, his body will lie in state at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home in Sulphur Springs, Texas  for friends and family to come and go at their will until Tuesday morning. James was born on September 27, 1937 at home in Reilly Spring, Texas in Hopkins County to Paul and...

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Mary Lou Nabors

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Mary Lou Nabors

Mary Lou Nabors, age 91, of Campbell, formerly of Lake Tawakoni passed away Thursday May 21, 2020 in Greenville.  Mary Lou was born on January 13, 1929 in Charleston, Texas to the parentage of Sanford and Madeline Elizabeth Boyd Hemby.  She married Doyce Otto Nabors in Dallas on July 14, 1947.  Lou was a housewife and a wonderful mother and also worked outside the home as a secretary for Safeway.   She was a wonderful Mother and the most important thing to her was to train her children up in the fear and...

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Gina Wilkes

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Gina Wilkes

Private family graveside service for Gina Wilkes, age 57, of Sulphur Springs, will be held on at a later date. Mrs. Wilkes passed away Friday, May 22, 2020, at Christus Mother Frances Hospital in Sulphur Springs, Texas. Gina Wilkes was born July 31, 1962 in Midland, TX to William Albert and Rhea Jean Gaston. She married John Wilkes. She worked as a sales clerk at Tobacco Station. Mrs. Wilkes is survived by her husband, John; children, Josh Wilkes and wife, Christe, Candace Wilkes, and Brandon Wilkes and wife, Miranda; grandchild, Courtney...

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Olen Petty

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Olen Petty

Private graveside service for Olen Petty, age 83, of Sulphur Springs, will be held on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at Restlawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be held on Wednesday morning. Mr. Petty passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2020 at Wesley House in Sulphur Springs. Olen was born on January 26th, 1937 in Pettit, Texas to Troy Otto and Eva Mae (Holmes) Petty. He married Virginia in Emblem, TX in 1975 and spent the next 45 years together racing from one end of the state to the other working for cities and raising cattle. Olen attended Texas tech...

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