2013-01-09 E-Edition

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

ANOTHER RAINY DAY AHEAD – Rain began falling yesterday morning and continues today. Rainfall totals as of 7:30 a.m. included 2.5 inches in Aurora, 2.25 in Rhome, 1.67 in Decatur, 1.5 in Greenwood, 1.25 in Bridgeport and 1 in Chico. The forecast calls for rain to continue throughout the day, with the possibility of thunderstorms. COUNCIL ADOPTS PURCHASING POLICY – […]

Moises Torres

Moises Torres, 59, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, in Decatur. Mass of Christian burial was Jan. 8 at the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church with Father Jacob Alvares officiating. Burial was at Oaklawn Cemetery under the direction of Coker-Hawkins Funeral Home of Decatur. Pallbearers were Luis Torres, Alfredo Torres, Carlos Torres, Gregorio Torres, Martin Torres, Eliazar Torres, […]

Linda Renee Sutherland

Linda Renee Sutherland, 60, a cook, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, in Bridgeport. Funeral was Jan. 8 at Hawkins Funeral Home in Bridgeport with the Rev. Kevin Casey officiating. Linda was born June 11, 1952, to Pedro and Joan (Frahm) Munoz in Alameda County, Calif. She married David Sutherland and was a cook at the Nocona Nursing Home. She was […]

Clifford Stanford

Clifford Stanford, 87, a retired machine operator, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, in Azle. Funeral is 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, at Christian-Hawkins Funeral Home in Boyd with burial in Dido Cemetery. Visitation is 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Gerre Joiner will officiate. Pallbearers include Gary Lynn Stanford, Kirk Stanford, Kevin Stanford, Brandon Stevenson, Tim Schmerbach […]

Maria Del Socorro Rivas

Maria Del Socorro Rivas, 48, a cook at Chicken Express, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, in Decatur. Graveside service was Jan. 5 at Oaklawn Cemetery with Father Jacob Alvares officiating. Maria was born April 10, 1964, in Zaragoza, Coahuila, Mexico. She married Juan Rivas on March 9, 1985, in Zaragoza. Maria was a member of the Catholic church. Left behind […]

Edna Marie Hill

Edna Marie Hill, 97, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, surrounded by those who loved her. A celebration of her life is 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, at Coker-Hawkins Funeral Home in Decatur with burial in Oaklawn Cemetery. Edna was born Oct. 31, 1915, to Dannie Rebecca (Brewer) and Felix Johnson England. She married Lomer Hill Nov. 25, 1939, in Denton […]

Alice Irene Hill

Alice Irene Hill, 92, a homemaker, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, in Decatur. Funeral is 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, at the First United Methodist Church in Alvord with the Rev. Carolyn Allbritton officiating. Burial will be in Alvord Cemetery. Visitation is 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Coker-Hawkins Funeral Home. Pallbearers include Nathan Dahl, Richard Dupuy, Philip Hill, Robert […]

Timothy William Eustice

Timothy William Eustice, 53, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. Funeral is 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at Eastgate Funeral Home, 1910 Eastgate Dr., in Garland. Tim was born May 7, 1959, to Lawrence J. Eustice and Patricia Leary Eustice in Tulsa, Okla. He graduated in 1977 from Skyline High School in Dallas and worked for several manufacturing and distribution logistics […]

Paula L. Ball Mullins Edwards

Paula L. Ball Mullins Edwards, 92, food service worker, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, in Decatur. Funeral was Jan. 8 at Hawkins Funeral Home in Bridgeport with the Rev. Randy James officiating. A private burial was in West Bridgeport Cemetery. Paula was born Sept. 27, 1920, to Richard and Maggie Ora (Cherry) Ball in Loveland, Okla. She married Fred Edwards […]