Monthly Archives: August 2009

Getting started

Have you ever scaled a tree and sat enjoying the view?  Well, get ready to climb… and this tree—and the view from it—will be the most fascinating you’ve ever seen. Your family will want to climb the tree someday, too, so … Continue reading

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Rev. Elijah White Roach and family

Rev. Elijah White Roach “In a country churchyard, in Charlotte County, there stands a modest stone over the grave of one of the most useful and beloved pastors of the Baptists of Virginia. For, fifty-three years the pastor of one … Continue reading

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Now and Then

A Sharecropper’s Daughter By Bob Warren SO WHAT IS A SHARECROPPER? You old timers know, but for you “young’uns,” the dictionary says, “A sharecropper is one who works the land for a share of the crops.” This was a very … Continue reading

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Hutson, Shirley Jeanne Standerfer

January 27, 1940-July 22, 2009 Shirley Jeanne Standerfer Hutson, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away at Longmeadow Nursing Home after a long illness on Wednesday, July 22, 2009. Shirley was born to Charles Emmitt Standerfer and Cleo Belle … Continue reading

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Clark, Meredith Nolan

  Meredith Nolan Clark–son of Willie Mable Grant and Edgar Eugene Clark 21 February 1930–28 July 2009 Meredith Nolan Clark, age 79 of Canton, Texas passed away July 28, 2009. He was born February 21, 1930 in Little Elm, Texas … Continue reading

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Reed, Velma Ruth Christie

  April 26, 1919-March 30, 2009 Reed, Velma Ruth Christie Born in 1919 to Ethel Waters and Sam Christie in Frisco, Texas. Velma Ruth passed away March 30, 2009. Preceding her in death: her husband of 65 years Millard Reed, … Continue reading

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Penland, Morris Franklin

October 14, 1920-April 14,2009   Morris Franklin Penland,age 88, of McKinney, Texas, passed away April 14, 2009. He was born October 14, 1920 in Celina, Texas to Marion Hampton and Magnolia (Metcalf) Penland. On August 20, 1945 he married Juanita … Continue reading

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Barnes, Neta Myrle “Red” Gotcher

February 23,1929-December 30, 2008 Neta Myrle “Red” Barnes, age 79 of Celina, Texas passed away on December 30, 2008 in McKinney, Texas. She was born on February 23, 1929 in Ponder, Texas to Lannie and Minnie (Knight) Gotcher. She married … Continue reading

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Stark, Altha Lee Walker

April 10, 1925-December 28, 2008 Altha Lee Stark, age 83 of Denton, Texas passed away on December 28, 2008 in Denton. She was born on April 10, 1925 in Denton, Texas to Garrett and Leaton (Hard) Walker. Lee graduated from … Continue reading

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Floyd, Roberta L.

  August 11, 1920-November 15, 2008 Roberta L. Floyd age 88, of Dallas,Texas passed away on November 15, 2008 . She was born on August 11, 19 20 in McKinney, Texas, to R.W. “Ted” Floyd II and Georgia Huey Floyd. … Continue reading

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