Obituaries

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Patra Austin 1944-2018

 

Patra Gail Ballow Austin, 74, of Plano, passed away Nov. 15, 2018, in Plano.  She was born July 3, 1944, in Canton to John W. and Lina Mae Tankersley Ballow.

She was a member of Mabank Church of Christ.  She grew up in East Texas and lived in Kaufman for 45 years. 

For many years, she worked at Cooley's Super Market and then at Nell's Restaurant in Kaufman.  She enjoyed shopping, going to garage sales and was an amazing cook. 

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Louise Gober 1928-2018

Effie Louise McMinn Gober, 90, of Canton, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Nov. 14, 2018. She was born on May 12, 1928, to Oyer Lafayette McMinn and Mary Jane Pierot McMinn in Dallas.

She grew up in Dallas and graduated from Sunset High School in 1945. She later attended Arlington State College and studied art.

She became a Christian at the age of 12 and God has always been her guiding light. In September of 1951, Louise married Clinton Morrison Gober Jr.

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J W Chaney 1930-2018

Services for J W Chaney, 88, of Martins Mill were held Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, at Eubank Funeral Home in Canton. He passed away Nov. 11, 2018, in Tyler.

He was born Jan. 10, 1930, at home in Martins Mill to Sephar Ahi Chaney and Wilmer Perkins.

He lived in Martins Mill his whole life and graduated from Martin Mill High School. He served his country in the Korean Conflict with the Army.

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Glenna Reckart 1943-2018

Glenna Elden Reckart was born May 24, 1943, in Grafton, West Virginia to the late Stanley Elden and Glenna Dale Cobun Reckart. 

She attended school in Morgantown, West Virginia; Grand Saline, and graduated from high School in Cleveland, Ohio. 

She worked for the Social Security Administration for 34 years and was retired through Civil Service Annuity. 

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David Lutzinger 1947-2018

David E. "Dave" Lutzinger of Canton passed away on Monday afternoon, Oct. 22, 2018, at the age of 71.  He was born in Pittsburgh, Pa. on April 16, 1947 to James and Dorothy Lutzinger. 

Growing up in Florida, he moved to Texas after serving in the United States Air Force. 

Graduating with a degree in Business from the University of Texas at Dallas, he worked as a Service Manager in various companies for many years in Dallas before moving to Canton for retirement. 

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Albert Wise 1941-2018

Albert Lee Wise, 77, of Canton, passed away Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, in Tyler.  He was born Feb. 5, 1941, in Canton to George and Mary Wise. 

He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church and the Castilian Lodge in Canton.  He was a lifelong resident of Canton except for the two years he served in the US Army and was stationed in Korea and Fort Leavenworth. 

He retired from Pet Technologies in Rockwall.  He was a forklift operator.  He enjoyed trapping hogs, looking after his cows and welding.

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Judy Martin 1950-2018

 

 

 

Services for Judy Martin, 68, of Canton were held Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, at Eubank Funeral Home in Canton. Interment was at Old Bethel Cemetery in Canton. She passed away on Oct. 6, 2018, in Canton. She was born on June 18, 1950, in Wills Point to James and Frances Golden Chitty.

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Jacqueline “Jackie” Storey-Erskine 1948-2018

 

 

 

Jacqueline “Jackie” Storey-Erskine passed away surrounded by family at Kindred Hospital on Oct. 11, 2018, in Sugar Land, at the age of 70.

She had been suffering from numerous health issues over the last several years but is now at peace with our Lord and Savior.

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Helen Rushing 1922-2018

 

 

 

Services for Helen Helen Reeves McGuffey Rushing were held Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, at Hilliard Funeral Home. Burial was follow at Fairway Garden of Memories Cemetery in Van.

She was born July 9, 1922 in Mexia.

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Buck Lide 1934-2018

 

 

 

Buck Duane Lide, 83, of Nederland passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. He was born in Canton on Nov. 18, 1934, to the late Thomas Hiram Lide and Ruth E. Phillips Lide.

In 1954, he graduated from Canton High School before moving to Port Arthur where he worked as an iron worker for Texaco for over 40 years before retiring.

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