Texas Census, Marriage, and Military Databases Texas Birth, Death, and Cemetery Records Go to Texas Obituary and Death Notice Archive II Go to the Amarillo, Potter Co., Texas Obituary Search Engine Search Texas Newspaper Archives from 1813-1993 Search Texas Obituary Archives from 1984-Present Texas Newspaper List - El Paso, Texas Obituary Index 1999-2000 Go to the Shelby Co., Texas Obituary Search Engine Search for Texas Obituaries in all Databases at OLIVE JEANETTE BALENTINE Services for Olive Jeanette Balentine, 81, of Gainesville, are set for 10 a.m. Joe Pool, pastor of First United Methodist Church, officiating. At the age of 19, she began her 30-year teaching career in Barnhart. On July 26, 1947, she married John Ed Balentine at the Little Chapel in the Woods on the TWU campus. Honorary pallbearers are the men of the Young at Heart Sunday School Class of First Baptist. Eddie Chennault, pastor of Temple Baptist Church, officiating.
She was a 1939 graduate of Texas State College for Women, what is now Texas Woman's University. ESTALENE FRANCES MURDOCH DENTON -- Services for Estalene Frances Murdoch, 87, of Denton, are set for 2 p.m. She was a member of the Friendship Baptist Church of Tioga. Millie was preceded in death by her parents; an infant son and an infant daughter. Pallbearers are Sam Clammer, Floyd Copeland, Don Gilmore, Ed Moody, Frank O'Dell, and Syd Waghorne.
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She passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2002, in Kindred Hospital in Oklahoma City, Okla., at the age of 75 years and 8 days. on May 25, 1945, in Ardmore, Okla., and they made their home in Love County for the next 57 years. Soon children blessed this union as they gave birth to eight children, six of whom survive, including Jennifer Fenn, Randy Mc Kinney, Joe Mc Kinney, and Tom Mc Kinney, all of Marietta, Okla., Pam Thompson of Midwest City, Okla., and Carolyn Gates of Tulsa, Okla.; and six spouses of these children. The family requests donations to the Madill (Okla.) Baptist Girls Home; c/o First Baptist Church; 402 W. He served the Lord as an ordained Baptist deacon since 1960 and was a member of First Baptist Church of Gainesville. Spencer enjoyed hunting and golfing with his friends and family. He met his wife Nancy (Edgmon) Spencer while attending business college in Wichita Falls, and the couple wed on Aug. He served two years in the United States Army, then spent the next 28 years working for White's Auto Stores, Inc. They retired on June 1, 1997, and moved to their present home in Lake Kiowa. Survivors include her sisters, Allene Hillis and Lou Marshall, both of Gainesville; brothers and sisters-in-law, D. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister; and three brothers. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery in Gainesville under the direction of the Clement-Keel Funeral Home of Gainesville. The family will be at the funeral home from 6 to 7 p.m. BILL ROBERTS Bill Roberts, 82, of Gainesville, died June 21, 2003, at Gainesville Memorial Hospital. and Patricia Grounds of Sugar Land; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. -- Christine Marie "Millie" Mc Kinney of Marietta, Okla., was born July 23, 1927, in Pipe Creek between San Antonio and Bandera, to Jack and Louise Smith Stockton. He was a tool for the Lord, and was truly honored and humbled to be chosen for such a worthy task. 1931, in Custer County near the Western Oklahoma town of Butler. Spencer then opened the Audelia Lawn and Garden Store, which they operated together for 13 years. She will always be remembered for her generosity to others, and for her desire for better treatment and shelters for animals. and Nova Cope of Sherman; and a number of nieces and nephews. Friday at Clement-Keel Funeral Home Chapel with Lonnie Dotson of Shady Grove Methodist Church officiating. Honorary pallbearers are Billy Stobaugh, Scott Emerson, Claud Tamplin, Le Roy Case, Layton Kitterman, and Jim King. Her interests included gardening, history, Bible study and family history. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Home Hospice of Cooke County; P. Box 936; Gainesville, TX 76241; or to the First United Methodist Church Building Fund; 214 S. HUBERT ANDREWS Services for Hubert Andrews, 84, of Gainesville, are set for 11 a.m. She had a phenomenal memory for the history of her family and authored a book, a collection of stories, called "Net, Fourth From the Top." She was preceded in death by her parents, four sisters and one brother. After residing several years in Oklahoma, the Balentines moved to Gainesville in 1959, settling on their farm that would be their home for the rest of their married life. He shipped chickens all over the world and showed chickens over the United States. SHIRLEY "JEAN" HARRISON Services for Shirley "Jean" Harrison, 73, of Gainesville, are set for 2 p.m.
When their youngest daughter started school, Jeanette resumed teaching, She taught the third grade at Robert E. She was a 40-year member of the First United Methodist Church in Gainesville, where she served the church in various posts, teaching, etc. Burial will follow in Valley View Cemetery under the direction of the Geo. He was a charter member of the Anchor Club of Gainesville and a counselor for Alcoholics Anonymous. Andrews of Denison; sisters, Polly Layne of Houston and Marie Forte of Waco; grandsons, Chet Andrews of Denton and Michael Andrews of Arkansas; great-grandchildren, James Buck Andrews, Pierce Andrews and Amber Andrews Rawls; and great-great-grandchild, Jaden Rawls. Andrews, on April 13, 1984; his wife, Deloice Andrews on March 18, 1989; brother, Harry Clayton Andrews Jr., and an infant grandson, Von Andrews Jr. She is survived by her devoted husband, John Ed Balentine; two daughters and sons-in-law, Rita Lou and David Hogan of Waco, and Rebecca Ann and Terry Jones of Hickory Creek; four grandchildren, Amy Alexander and Matt Hogan of Waco and Kristen and Meredith Jones of Hickory Creek; three great-grandchildren, Cody and Mc Kenna Alexander and Kennedy Hogan; one devoted sister and her husband, Bessie and Buddy Dobson of Denton; two brothers, Haynes B. Smith and his wife, Dorothy of Denton, and Joe Smith and his wife, Pat of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; one brother-in-law, Roy Balentine and his wife, Rosemary of Plano; also, many nieces and nephews. Deposits are non-refundable and are not transferable to another person.The Slide Fire continues to burn along the north side of the Selway River, approximately 1 1/2 miles east the historic Fenn Ranger Station.Fire behavior has moderated due to wetter weather conditions, and northward progression seems to be slowed by different fuels (high elevation, moist shrub communities) and rocky slopes.