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Arthur Joseph Destefano

March 1, 2014
Arthur Joseph Destefano

Arthur Joseph Destefano of Granbury, 99, passed away Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 in Granbury.

A military memorial service was held for him on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery.

He was born March 12, 1914 in Butte, Mont. and worked as an electrical engineer. He served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Arthur was preceded in death by: parents, Bart and Martha Destefano; brother, John Destefano and daughter, Theresa Henson.Read the rest

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Roy Bruce Emerine

March 1, 2014

Roy Bruce Emerine of Granbury, 60, passed away Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 at his home in Granbury.

Graveside service: 10 a.m., Saturday at Asbury Cemetery. Bruce was born Feb. 12, 1954 in Fort Worth, and passed into Heaven’s gates Feb. 24, 2014. He retired from the Amarillo Police Department in May 2004, and moved to Granbury after retirement, fulfilling his dream of living on the lake and spending time fishing with family and friends.Read the rest

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Maggie McKee Umphress

March 1, 2014

Maggie McKee Umphress of Granbury, 88, passed away peacefully at her home after a lengthy illness Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2014.

She was born Sept. 4, 1926 in Granbury and spent her life in this area.

A memorial was held in her honor Sunday, Feb. 24 at her estate.

She was preceded in death by her husband Charles Umphress and her three sisters Lucille Marshall , Maxie Knight and Viola Umphress.Read the rest

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Carmen Loretta Sanborn

March 1, 2014
Carmen Loretta Sanborn

Carmen Loretta Sanborn, 77, of Granbury, passed away on Jan. 17, 2014 in Granbury.

Carmen was born Dec. 16, 1936 in Great Falls, Mont. to Clarita and William Sanborn. After graduating from Cornell School of Nursing in New York City, she worked as a nurse in Ohio and Washington state. She settled in Menlo Park, Calif. where she was employed at El Camino Hospital in Palo Alto for over 30 years.Read the rest

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Byron ‘Barney’ Ben Nar Murry

February 26, 2014
Byron ‘Barney’ Ben Nar Murry

Byron “Barney” Ben Nar Murry of Granbury, 72, passed away Thursday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Granbury.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Wiley Funeral Home. Private services will be scheduled at a later date.

Memorials: Dallas VA Hospital or charity of choice.

Byron was born Jan. 4, 1942, in Ardmore, Okla., to Luther Tyson Murry and Frances Pauline Tooley Murry.Read the rest

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Jerry W. Flournoy

February 26, 2014
Jerry W. Flournoy

Jerry W. Flournoy, 73, of Granbury, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Feb. 20, 2014 in Granbury.

Service: 2 p.m., Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, Granbury Baptist Church. Interment: Holly Hills Memorial Park, Granbury. Visitation: 6-8 p.m., Sunday at the funeral home. Memorials: Saint Jude Children Hospital.

Jerry was born Jan. 19, 1941 in Breckenridge to Byron Floy Flournoy and Maydale McGlothlin Flournoy.Read the rest

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Diane Lynn Haak

February 26, 2014

Diane Lynn Haak of Granbury, 49, passed away Feb. 20, 2014 in Granbury.

Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 at Wiley Funeral Home Chapel in Granbury. Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Monday at the Funeral Home. Interment: Holly Hills Memorial Park.

Mrs. Haak was born in Farmington, N.M., on July 13, 1964 to Robert D. and Dorthy M. Kirkland Martin. She had lived in Granbury since 1994 and enjoyed spending time with her boys.Read the rest

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Charles Alan Norris

February 26, 2014
Charles Alan Norris

Charles Alan (Charlie) Norris, 31, passed away at his home in Granbury on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014.

He was born on March 25, 1982 at Ft. Hood to Larry and Rebecca Norris. Charlie lived in Apple Valley, Minn. with his family for all of his childhood where he graduated from Rosemount Minnesota High School in 2000.

He later moved back home to Texas where he met and married the love of his life Samantha Smith-Norris on June 24, 2010 in Granbury.Read the rest

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Mary Kwon Williamson

February 26, 2014
Mary Kwon Williamson

Mary Kwon Williamson of Granbury, 92, passed away Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Granbury.

Graveside service: 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, at Holly Hills Memorial Park in Granbury.

Mary was born Jan. 6, 1922 on Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii. She was a loving, caring and very giving mother to her three sons. She won many awards as an orator for her school on Maui and was chosen to represent the Hawaiian Islands in national competition.Read the rest

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Mary L. Bickle

February 26, 2014

Mary Lottie Powers Bickle was born to Jennie and Mack Powers in Dallas, Texas on Aug. 7, 1921.

Graveside service: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 at Holly Hills Memorial Park under the direction of Martin’s Funeral Home.

As a young child, Mary’s family moved to the Midland/Odessa area. She married Paul J. Bickle on March 22, 1939. The couple moved to Monahans, Texas where they lived until 1974.Read the rest

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