May 4, 1985
June 11, 2006
CLASS OF 2003
|JIMMY DON CAMPBELL
CLASS OF 1968
|ALVEN EARL CARAS
August 23, 1960
April 1, 2005
CLASS OF 1979
|JESUS ALEJANDRO CAMACHO 1985-2006
Christian Burial Mass for Jesus Alejandro Camacho, 21, of Gainesville is set for 10 a.m. Friday at St. Mary’s
Catholic Church in Gainesville with Rev. Jim Sheridan, O.S.A., of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, officiating. Burial
will follow in Fairview Cemetery under the direction of the Clement-Keel Funeral Home of Gainesville.
Mr. Camacho died June 11, 2006, in Gainesville.
He was born May 4, 1985, in Houston to Carlos and Rosa (Arenas) Camacho. He was a member of St. Mary’s
Catholic Church and graduated from Gainesville I.S.D. He worked for Spindle Top and O’Reilly Auto Parts in
Survivors include his parents, Carlos and Rosa Camacho of Gainesville; sons, Xavier Alexander Camacho of
Gainesville and Jesus Alejandro Camacho of Gainesville; brother, Carlos Camacho Jr. of Gainesville; and
sister, Juanita G. Camacho of Gainesville.
Vistation will be at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with a Rosary at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
|ALVEN EARL CARAS 1960-2005
Memorial services for Alven Earl Caras, 44, were held Tuesday, April 5, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. at Church of
Jesus Christ on Broadway Street in Gainesville with Pastor Arthur Green officiating. Arrangements were
under the direction of Huff Funeral Home in Whitesboro.
He died Friday, April 1, 2005 in Frisco.
Born August 23, 1960 in Gainesville, he was the son of Junior and Mable Mitchell Caras. He married Cheryl
Youngblood on August 3, 1994 in Gainesivlle. He was Field of Operations Supervisor for Zia-Tek, a
member of the Church of Jesus Christ in Gainesville and served in the U.S. Marines.
Survivors are his wife: Cheryl Caras of Gainesville; one son, Casey Caras of Sadler; four daughters, April
Stogner and husband, Ronnie, and Brittany Hix and husband, Donnie, all of Sadler, Lacy Bentley and
Lindsay Bentley, both of Gainesville; mother, Mable Caras of Sadler; grandmother, Frances Stembridge of
Gainesville; one brother, Tommy Caras of Sadler; grandchildren, Riley and Trey Stogner and Baylee Hix;
and nephew, Damon Walters and wife, Edee.
He was preceded in death by his father, Junior Caras and one sister, Connie Walters.
|JOHN WAYNE “TREY” CARAWAY III 1978-2007
FORT WORTH — Services for John Wayne “Trey” Caraway III, 29, of Fort Worth, formerly of Gainesville,
are set for 2 p.m. Sunday at Grand Avenue Baptist Church with Cory Hines and Greg Brooks officiating.
Burial will follow in Hibbitt Cemetery in Cooke County under the direction of the Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral
Home of Gainesville.
Mr. Caraway died April 26, 2007, in Cleburne.
He was born April 25, 1978, in Sherman to J.W. and Carole Harrison Caraway Jr. On April 18, 1998, he
married Brandy Ozuna in Dallas. He graduated from Gainesville High School in 1996 and was an employee of
Resource Transport of Gainesville.
Survivors include his wife, Brandy Ozuna Caraway of Fort Worth; child, Conner Caraway of Fort Worth;
parents, J.W. and Donna Caraway Jr. of Whitesboro and Carole and Jeff Marcellus of Gainesville;
grandparents, Dub and Joann Caraway Sr. of Gainesville and Tutts Harrison of Gainesville; in-laws, Marion
and Dorothy Ozuna, Kathy Kile, Fernando Garcia, Barbara Murray, Mario Ozuna and John Winfrey Jr.; six
cousins; one niece; and one nephew.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Murrell Harrison.
Pallbearers are James Webb, Jason Parkhill, Jeremy Myers, Jason Hastings, Michael Ozuna, and Mark Rios.
Honorary pallbearers are Steven Prince, Allen Parkhill, Jordan Gilbreath, Mario Ozuna Jr., and John Winfrey
Visitation will be at the Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday.
|CHAD CARTER 1977-2011
A private graveside service will be held at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, June 9, 2011 at Fairview Cemetery in
Gainesville for Chad Carter, 33, of Lake Kiowa. There will be an 11 a.m. memorial service at Clement-Keel
Funeral Home Chapel. Arrangements are under the direction of Clement-Keel Funeral Home.
Chad was born June 13, 1977 in Sherman to Jimmye Carol (Dawson) and Louis Henry Carter, Jr.
He died Monday, June 6, 2011 in Era.
Chad was a 1995 graduate of Gainesville ISD and was a member of the golf team while in high school. Chad
furthered his education by earning an associates degree in electronics from North Central Texas College and
a computer science degree from Oklahoma State University in 2004. He loved to garden, play golf and was
an avid sports fan. He was a computer specialist and a member of First United Methodist Church in
Survivors of Chad Carter include his parents, Jimmye and Louis Carter, Jr. of Lake Kiowa; daughters,
Kymberlee Lou Carter and Keela Tessa Carter of Gainesville; sister, Misty Carter Sheppard and her husband
James of Haltom City and nephew, Brady Reese Carter of Haltom City.
CLASS OF 1956
MULDROW, Okla. — Services for Tommy Carr, 71, of Muldrow, Okla., formerly of Gainesville, are set for 2 p.
m. Tuesday at the Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery under
the direction of the Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home of Gainesville.
Mr. Carr died Aug. 26, 2008, at his residence.
He was born Sept. 29, 1936 in Gainesville to Yerbie Benton and Annie Mae Clark Carr.
On April 30, 1955 he married Glenda Liedtke.
Tommy attended Gainesville public schools and loved and was active in all sports. One of his great loves was
race horses and he was an accomplished trainer for over 40 years. He still loved and enjoyed watching his
horse until the time of his death.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Glenda Carr of Muldrow, Okla.; daughters Patti Reed of Gainesville;
Vicki Pipes of Denton; sons, Doug Carr; and Tommy Glen Carr both of Muldrow, Okla; grandchildren, Tonya
Townley and her husband, Jeremy; great-grandchildren, Jase and Bryce Townley of Gainesville; grandchild
Tracy Holman and children, Crislyn and Trinity of Gainesville, grandchild, Tammi Ford and her husband,
Michael of Denton and children, Madalyn, Mason and Braedon; grandchild Carla Dennis and her husband,
Danny and children, Karlee and Haylee of Denton; grandsons, Joel Alan Proctor of Tahlequah, Okla.; and
Kale Thomas Carr of Jones, Okla., several cousins, nieces and nephews. He is also survived by brother,
Rodger (Spunky) Carr and his wife, Jean; sister-in-law, Joan Fife of Pittsburg, Okla.; brothers-in-law,
Ronald Liedtke and his wife, Jan of Tyler and Donald Liedtke and his wife, Robyn of Dallas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Y.G. (Jiggs) Carr and Randy (Hoot) Carr.
Pallbearers are Chris Rogers, Herbie Locke, Harvey Kitchens, Doug Gaston, George Morgan and Doug
Mitchell. Honorary pallbearers are Hubert Blankenship, Bill Dale, Tom Callen, Jack Palmer, Eddie
Rutherford, Robert Dimitt and Ken Kelly.
|A. JEWEL (ALLEN) CARTER
Services for A. Jewel (Allen) Carter, 84, of Gainesville are set for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Geo. J.
Carroll & Son Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tommy Russell, a grandson of Jewel Carter, officiating. Burial
will follow in New Resthaven Cemetery under the direction of the Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home of
Mrs. Carter died Aug. 17, 2008, at Wilson N. Jones Medical Center in Sherman.
She was born Nov. 1, 1923, in Clarendon to Stennie Samuel and Lizzie Lou Patman Allen. On Aug. 2, 1942,
she married Raymond Elbert “Pete” Carter. Jewel taught for 24 years in the Edison and J.M. Lindsay
Elementary Schools. She was a member of the First Baptist Church and particularly enjoyed singing in the
“Joy Singers” Choir. Her favorite past times were painting, quilting and spending time with her family. Her
Biblical wisdom and strength were an inspiration to her whole family.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Alex Cummings of Gainesville; son-in-law, Larry
Scoggin; grandchildren, Brad and Amanda Scoggin, Jenny Hughes, David Cummings, and Cathy and Tommy
Russell; great-grandchildren, Kyleigh Scoggin, Jansyn Hughes, and Deacon Russell; and sister, Dorothy
She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Elbert “Pete” Carter; by her parents; by her daughter,
Carol Ann Scoggin; by her grandson, Ashtyn Makenna Hughes; and by her brothers and sisters, William
Allen, Mary Lou Faust, and Pauline Elizabeth Gillespie.
Pallbearers are Brad Scoggins, David Cummings, Alex Cummings, Dudley Gillespie, Ned Carter and Trey
Honorary pallbearers are Gary Gillespie, Harold Darby, Billy Joe Faust, and Mike Carter.
|KEVIN P. CALDWELL 1970-2009
Funeral services for Kevin P. Caldwell, 39, of Gainesville are set for
10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 31, 2009 at
First Assembly of God Church in Gainesville with Rev. Jerry Elliott of
First Assembly of God Church in
Gainesville and Rev. Bob Miller of Dominion Out Reach Ministries
officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery in Gainesville.
Services are under the direction of Clement-Keel Funeral Home in
Kevin P. Caldwell died Dec. 23, 2009 at his residence.
Kevin P. Caldwell was born Jan. 21, 1970 in Houston to J.P. and Kay
(Millikan) Caldwell. He was a member of
First Assembly of God Church. He was a Truck Driver for over 15
Survivors include his parents, J.P. and Kay Caldwell of Gainesville;
two sisters and brothers-in law, Karen
and Mike Wood of Saginaw and Mitzi and Steve Wood of Omaha
Neb.; one niece, Taylor Schokatz of Saginaw and three nephews,
Ryran Wood of Saginaw, Travis Wood of Omaha, Neb. and Troy
Wood of Omaha, Neb. Preceded in death by grandmother, Mona
Millikan; grandfather, J.N. Roye Sr. and grandmother, Arveda Roye.
Pallbearers will be Caylon Cloer, Jessie Gibson, Jeff Morgan, Mike
Stanford, Randall Arrington, Joseph
Schokatz, Jason Ratcliff and Ron Bell. Honorary pallbearers will be
his trucker friends.
Visitation is set from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 30, at Clement
Keel Funeral Home.
|LOUIS CARTER January 29th, 1942-June 3, 2013
COACH/ART TEACHER GISD
A committal service with full military honors for Louis H. Carter, Jr.,
affectionately known as "Coach", 71, of Lake Kiowa, is scheduled for 10:
00 a.m. on Friday, June 7, 2013 at Fairview Cemetery. A memorial
service will follow at 11:00 a.m. at the Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral
Chapel with Rev. Don Yeager officiating.
On January 29th, 1942, a boy was born in a small log cabin in Cameron,
OK. From that day, the lives of eventual thousands would be touched
over the next 71 years.
Louis Carter, known as Coach Carter, graduated from Poteau High School
and went to Jr. College in Poteau, OK. After Jr. College he joined the
National Guard and then proceeded on to Officer Candidate School. Once
he finished training he enrolled at Southeastern in Durant, OK. There he
played football and received his teaching degree in Art. His biggest
achievement at Southeastern was meeting the love of his live, Jimmye
Carol Dawson. They were married November 25th, 1964, moved to
Gainesville, TX in 1968, and had a daughter Misty and son Chad.
During his service in the military, he moved over to the Army Reserve
and worked his way up to Lieutenant Colonel. He spent his summers at
Fort Chaffee and in 1975 and then in 1980 he was put in charge of the
housing and care for the Southeast Asia refugees and Cuban exiles. After
these events he was then assigned to FEMA. His last active duty was in
1990 during Desert Storm followed by his retirement after 33 years.
From 1968 to 2000, Louis was well known at Gainesville High School. He
coached football, basketball, and golf for his first 7 years. After that he
continued to teach Art and coach Golf. Louis’s best stories usually came
from some of Gainesville’s ex-students and athletes. Even though he
retired in 2000, he never stopped teaching or coaching those of all ages.
Mr. Carter passed away June 3, 2013.
Louis is survived by his wife Jimmye Carter, daughter Misty Shepard, son-
in-law James Shepard, brother Roy Robertson, sisters Verna Ward and
Erma Crowder, and grandchildren Kym Carter, Keela Carter, and Brady
He is proceeded in death by his mother Mary Robertson, father Louis H.
Carter Sr., brother Jerry Robertson, and son Chad Carter.
April 15, 1944
October 15, 1991
CLASS OF 1962
|KEVIN P. CALDWELL
January 21, 1970
December 23, 2009
CLASS OF 1988
|JAMES V. JIM CAMPBELL
May 16, 1917
January 22, 2003
|JAMES V. Jim CAMPBELL (May 16, 1917 - January 22, 2003)
James V. “Jim” Campbell, a retired educator, a 1936 Cleburne High School graduate and
member of the Cleburne Hall of Fame, died Wednesday, January 22, 2003 in Waco after a
months-long series of heart ailments. He was 85. A memorial service will be held at 12noon
Saturday, January 25 at St. Louis Catholic Church, 2001 N. 25th Street, with the Rev. Melvin
Dornak and the Rev. Mike Attas, M. D. officiating. Arrangements are through Wilkirson-Hatch-
Bailey, 6101 Bosque Blvd.
Campbell retired in 1982 after almost 40 years of service at Gainesville Independent School
District, 70 miles north of Dallas. He was the high school principal there for more than 20
years, longer than anyone else in history.
He also was the first-ever camp director for Camp Sweeney, a summer campsite for juvenile
diabetics east of Gainesville, serving in that capacity from 1950 until 1987.
Campbell and his wife Virginia, an elementary school and piano teacher, moved to Waco in the
early 1980s to be near their only son, Dr. James V. “Jay” Campbell Jr. and his wife Ann, as well
as their two grandchildren, Catherine and Peter. Virginia Campbell died in 2000.
A lifelong sports fan who had coached football and track for some years before becoming a
high school administrator, Campbell spent his retirement years attending each of his
grandchildren’s activities and tried to attend each reunion of the Cleburne High School Class of
Campbell was born in Cleburne on May 16, 1917, the son of Roy and Ora O’Brien Campbell. He
maintained a number of friendships with his classmates who still reside in and around Cleburne.
He served in the Navy during World War II after having attended St. Edwards University in
Austin and the University of North Texas in Denton, where he earned bachelors and masters
degrees in education. Jim Campbell, who had a twin brother Dan and a younger brother Peter,
played college football, excelling at several positions.
Other survivors include one niece and three nephews.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Camp Sweeney, Box 918,
Gainesville, Texas 76240.
Birthplace: Cleburne, Texas
Resided In: Waco Texas United States
Service: January 25, 2003
Cemetery: St. Paul's Episcopal Columbarium
|BERNIE ROBERT CARLILE
July 15, 1942
November 28, 1985
CLASS OF 1961
|Y.G. "JIGGS" CARR
June 29, 1938
CLASS OF 1957
|JOHN WAYNE "TREY"
April 25, 1978
April 26, 2007
CLASS OF 1996
|BRITT CANARY (2014)
CLASS OF 1987
BRITT CANARY MEMORIAL SERVICE
DATE: January 10th, 2015
LOCATION: 1500 Royston Lane Round Rock Texas, 78664
(No Saturday evening service Jan. 10th due to memorial service)
CLASS OF 1987
October 11, 1950
July 5, 2000
CLASS OF 1969
May 31, 1950
January 7, 1992
CLASS OF 1969
|A. JEWEL (ALLEN)
November 1, 1923
August 17, 2008
June 13, 1977
June 6, 2011
CLASS OF 1995
April 24, 1969
March 5, 2005
CLASS OF 1987
September 29, 1936
August 26, 2008
CLASS OF 1956
|PATRICIA ANN "PAT" CARLILE
CLASS OF 1969
Birth: Oct. 11,
Death: Jul. 5, 2000
Lawrence Thomas Carlile (1913 - 1977)
Clara Dell Brinkley Carlile (1910 - 1998)
Bernie Robert Carlile (1942 - 1985)*
Patricia Ann Carlile (1950 - 2000)
New Resthaven Cemetery
|RANDY LEON "HOOT" CARR
CLASS OF 1969
Birth: May 31, 1950
Death: Jan. 7, 1992
mother: Annie Mae Clark
Plot: Division I, lot 56
January 29, 1942
June 3, 2013
COACH/ART TEACHER GISD
|JIMMYE CAROL DAWSON
August 08, 1944
February 14, 2016
|JIMMYE CAROL DAWSON CARTER(August 08, 1944-February 14, 2016)
A memorial service for Jimmye Carol Dawson Carter, 71, of Lake Kiowa, is set for 1:00 PM Friday, February
19, 2016 at the Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home. A burial will be held at Fairview Cemetery 10:30 AM
Friday, February 19, 2016. No visitation is planned.
Jimmye was born on August 8, 1944 in Durant, Oklahoma to James and Margaret (Green) Dawson. She
passed away on February 14, 2016 in Gainesville.
After graduation from Sherman High School in 1962, she received a B.S. in Education from Southeastern
Oklahoma State College in Durant, and later a M.Ed. in Language Learning Disabilities from Texas Woman's
University. At Southeastern, Jimmye was a member of Delta Zeta Soroity. While attending Southeastern,
Jimmye met Louis Carter, and they were married on November 25, 1964. Jimmy was a teacher in the
Plainview, Gainesville, and Collinsville schools before retiring in 2004. She was actively involved in the
Gainesville chapter of Beta Sigma Pi Sorority for many years.
Jimmye is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Misty and James Shepard, grandchildren, Keela Carter
and Brady Shepard, sister and brother-in-law Linda and Arno Lindorfer, brother-in-law Roy Robertson, and
sister-in-laws Verna Ward and Erma Crowder.
She was preceded in death by her husband Louis; son Chad Carter; granddaughter Kymberlee Carter;
parents James and Margaret Dawson; niece Alison Lindorfer; mother-in-law Mary Robertson; and
brother-in-law Jerry Robertson.
The family would like to give special thanks to friends and neighbors Pat and Jim Williams, Norma Crew,
Mimi Otts, and Shirley Meece.
|RICHARD EDWARD CARTWRIGHT
February 20, 1932
April 11, 2016
CLASS OF 1950
|RICHARD EDWARD CARTWRIGHT (February 20, 1932-April 11,
CLASS OF 1950
A celebration of life for Richard Edward Cartwright, 84, of
Gainesville, is set for 2:00 PM Saturday, April 16, 2016 at the Geo. J.
Carroll & Son Funeral Home. Family will receive friends following the
service at the funeral home.
Richard was born February 20, 1932 on the Cartwright Ranch,
Gainesville, TX, to Laura Thelma Cunningham Cartwright and Grover
Cleveland Cartwright. He passed away on April 11, 2016.
He graduated from Gainesville High School in 1950, where he was a
star running back in football. He was a graduate of Texas Tech in
1954 with a degree in Agriculture. Richard managed the Cartwright
Richard served on the board of the Chamber of Commerce for 2
years and on the board of Cooke County Community College (North
Texas Community College) from 1978-1984.
Richard was a member of the Texas Forestry Association, and was
named Tree Farmer of the Year for his management of the L.
Cartwright Production Company land in Jasper County, TX, which
has been in the family since 1840. The property produces timber,
spring water and oil and gas. He was currently a managing partner
of the family company, and had been for many years.
He married Esther Jeanne Tudor, the love of his life on September 4,
1953 who survives.
Also surviving are Richard’s and Jeanne’s children; Jo Lynn
Cartwright of Dallas; Paula Sue Cartwright of Colorado Springs;
Richard Bryan Cartwright (wife Becky) of Jasper; Lon Brady
Cartwright of Dallas. Also surviving are his grandsons Benjamin C.
Mullen (fiancée Stacy) of Highlands Ranch, CO, and Richard Brady
Cartwright (wife Katie) of Dallas; and his loving black lab, Watson.
No one loved their family more than Richard did. He was charming,
funny and loved to tell stories, sometimes several times!
Richard measured his wealth by the multitude of friends he
accumulated over 84 years and in the success of his children.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to: Frank
Buck Zoo; the American Heart Association or the charity of choice.