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Barbara Kay Hume

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Barbara Kay Hume

Barbara Kay Hume, age 74, of Sulphur Bluff, Texas passed away on Sunday, January 24, 2021 in Tyler, Texas. Graveside services will be on Friday, January 29, 2021 at Collier’s Chapel Cemetery at 1:00 pm with Bro. Randall Rex Sinclair officiating.  Pallbearers will be Sam Stanley, Matt Deal, Randy Edge, Toby Hume, Koby Hume, and Rusty Barker. Barbara was born to John Joseph and Laura D. “Rogers” Glover on April 28, 1946 in Mount Vernon, Texas.  She married Gene Alwyn Hume on January 22, 1972 in Scroggins, Texas.  She was a homemaker and a...

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Maria Pereira

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Maria Pereira

Maria Pereira, age 89, of Sulphur Springs passed away on January 23, 2021 at Christus Mother Frances Hospital, Sulphur Springs, TX. No services are planned at this time. Maria was born on the Azores Islands of Portugal.  She married Jose Pereira and to that union two sons were born. Maria was a mother, homemaker and worked as a hotel custodian.   She is survived by hers sons, Joseph Pereira and wife, Faye of Sulphur Springs, Albert Pereira and wife Robyn of Shelton , CT; grandchildren, Noelle Pereira, Jesse Pereira; great...

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Robert Henry Potts

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Robert Henry Potts

Funeral service for Robert Henry Potts, age 57, of Point, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at Bull Creek Cowboy Church in Point, Texas. Interment will follow at Dougherty Cemetery. Visitation will be held Tuesday, January 26 from 6-8 pm at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home.  Robert Henry Potts was born on March 19, 1963 in Dallas, Texas to Henry and Maxanne (Osborn) Potts. He died on Sunday, January 24, 2021 in Dallas. Rob married Jean Ann (Jacks) Potts on June 2, 2019 in Alba.  He was a loving...

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Emma Jean Davis

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Emma Jean Davis

Emma Jean Davis, 96, went to be with the Lord on January 23, 2021. She passed away peacefully in her home in Sulphur Springs with family by her side. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, January 31 at 1:00pm at Allan Fuller Funeral Home in Wills Point, TX for the family. In honor of Jean’s wishes, donations can be sent to Christ Haven in support of fostering loving homes. Jean was born on December 22, 1924 in Sapulpa, OK to Grover Emmet Rucker and Alice Elizabeth Sharp Rucker, but was raised in Sand Flat, Texas. She graduated from Grand...

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Robert Sires

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Robert Sires

Funeral service for Robert Sires, age 67, of Sulphur Springs will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Chapel. There will be no formal visitation. Mr. Sires passed away on Saturday, January 23, 2021 at Christus Mother Frances, Sulphur Springs, TX. Robert was born on January 23, 1954 in Ft. Worth, TX to Edward and Mandy (Wood) Sires. He married Pam Nordin on October 29, 2011 in Sulphur Springs, TX. Robert worked for the City in the Water and Sewer Department and East Texas Landscaping as a landscaper. He...

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Shirley Dee Burney

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Shirley Dee Burney

Graveside service for Shirley Burney, 79, of Sulphur Springs will be held at 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, January26, 2021 at Sulphur Springs City Cemetery with Bro. Fred Lewis officiating. Pallbearers will be CarlWayne Burney, Berkley Chanse Burney, Chad Brown, Russell Hammons, Jake Phillips, Aaron Dodd,Payton Hammons, Ryan Hammons, and Michael Boles. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m., at West Oaks Funeral Home. Shirley passed away Saturday, January 23, 2021 at her residence. She was born December 10,...

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Wanda Fitzgerald

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Wanda Fitzgerald

Funeral services for Wanda Fitzgerald will be held Monday, January 25, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Tapp Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Wayne Wolfe officiating.  Interment will follow at Greenview Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Ronnie Watkins, Sr., Ronnie Watkins Jr., Will Lazarchick, Dean Fitzgerald and Donald Griffin. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.  Wanda Fitzgerald, age 83, of Athens, passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at the Hospice of East Texas in Tyler, TX.  She was born the...

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Mary Fern Carrell McKnight

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Mary Fern Carrell McKnight

Mary Fern Carrell McKnight, of Sulphur Springs, passed away Monday, January 18, 2021 at her home. She was 86. A graveside service will be held at a later date. Fern was born on May 20, 1934 in Mt. Vernon, TX to John Wesley and Jessie Lou Elliott Carrell. She married Charles McKnight on December 29, 1970 in Oklahoma. Fern was a house wife and of the Baptist faith. Mrs. McKnight is survived by her daughters, Sandy Blevins, Benji Phillips and husband Jeff; grandchildren, Brandon Blevins, Reg Blevins, Nicki Dutton, Brad Phillips; great...

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Connie Thompson

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Connie Thompson

Funeral service for Connie Thompson age 78, of Sulphur Springs, will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at Matinburg Cemetery, in Pine, Texas. Visitation will be held on Monday, January 25 th , 2021 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home. Connie passed away on Friday morning, January 22, 2021 at home. Please follow COVID-19 guidelines if you are planning to attend the service. Connie Thompson was born January 8 th , 1943 in Winnsboro to Aubrey Heflin and Edna Massey Heflin. She married Jerry Thompson in...

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Sylvia Ruth Thomas

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Sylvia Ruth Thomas

Funeral services for Sylvia Ruth Thomas will be held Monday, January 25, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at Murray Orwosky Funeral Home with Chris Kelley officiating and Mickey Kelley assisting. Interment will follow at Long Cemetery. Visitation will be held Sunday, January 24, 2021, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Murray Orwosky Funeral Home. Sylvia Thomas, age 80, of Sulphur Springs, passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at Christus Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler. She was born the daughter of Billy Hall and Vertie Lucille Johnson Hall on June 5, 1940...

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