|BOBBY RAY JETTON
March 10, 1950
June 11, 1996
CLASS OF 1968
|GARY WAYNE JONES 1942-2010
SUMMERFIELD, Fla. — Gary Wayne Jones of Summerfield, Fla. passed away on Feb. 22, 2010. He was born
Feb. 7, 1942 in Gainesville to Elbert and Reva Jones.
Gary graduated from Gainesville High School in 1960 and enlisted in the United States Air Force the same
year. After his tour in the Air Force, Gary joined the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He was Supervisory
Fingerprint Specialist and Team Leader on the Disaster Squad. Gary co-authored the F.B.I.’s Latent
Fingerprint Training Manual and taught at the F.B.I. Academy in Quantico, Va. In 1997 Gary retired to
Summerfield, Fla. and began a consulting business. He also worked for the Ocala, Fla. Police Department.
Gary was a member of the International Association for Identification and the author of two books,
“Courtroom Testimony for the Fingerprint Expert” and “Introduction to Fingerprint Comparison.”
Gary was preceded in death by his father and mother, Elbert and Reva Jones.
Gary is survived by his wife, Peggy; daughter, Lisa of Mount Dora, Fla.; brothers and sisters-in-law, Gerald
and Leigh Jones and their daughter and son Hannah and Ian of Richardson and Joe Bob and Mikki Jones and
their daughter Kate of Gainesville; aunt, Beulah Kniss of Gainesville; cousins, Ken Kniss and wife Wanna of
Whitesboro, Ronny Kniss and wife Terri of Gainesville and Buddy Kniss and wife Jana of Whitesboro.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010 at Calvary Baptist Church in Fruitland Park,
Fla. with Pastor Robert Mullis officiating.
Burial will be at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Fla. Arrangements are under the direction of Beyers
Funeral Home and Crematory in Lady Lake, Fla.
|PATRICK BRIAN "POPEYE" JONES 1983-2012
Funeral services for Patrick Brian " Popeye" Jones 28, of Gainesville are
set for Tuesday August 14, 2012 at 4:00 p.m. at the Geo. J. Carroll Son
Chapel with burial to follow in the Fairview Cemetery. The family will
receive friends on Monday August 13, 2012 from 6:00 p.m. til 8:00 p.m.
at the funeral home. Patrick passed away on August 9, 2012.
Patrick was born on November 10, 1983 in Gainesville Tx to Gary and
Vicki Jones of Gainesville, He is survived by his sister Tamara Jones
Clayton of Gainesville and brother Chris Jones and his wife Jennifer of
Forestburg. Grandparents Nita Murphey of Gainesville, Bill and Helen
Murphey in Nocona, Niece Taylor Clayton, nephews Kyle, Kaleb and Kade
Clayton and Talan Jones. He was preceded in death by his grandparents
George and Ruth Jones.He was employed by Enervest.
Pallbearers are Derek Allen, Blake Sicking, Matthew Compton, Nathan
Haverkamp, Chad archer, Chris Archer, Michael Stockwell, Bart Beck,
Brandon Boyter, Nathan Kaden, Ryan Calhoun, Ryan Cunningham, Gary
Hendricks and Mark Copeland. You may sign the on line registry at
|NEAL JOSLIN 1969-JULY 31, 2012
CLASS OF 1988
GAINESVILLE - Funeral services for Neal Joslin 42, of Gainesville are set for Monday, August 6, 2012 at 10
a.m. in the Geo. J. Carroll and Son Funeral Chapel with Dr. James Egan and Glen Kersey officiating with
burial to follow in the Fairview Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday, August 5, 2012 from 5
p.m. til 7 p.m. at the Funeral Home. Neal went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, July 31,
2012 after a 10-year battle with Cancer.
Neal was born on December 29, 1969 in Sherman to Jerry and Mickye Barrett Joslin. Neal worked for Atrium
in Corinth as a clinical Liason.
Neal is survived by his wife, Christy Joslin; daughters, Hannah and Lauren Joslin; parents, Jerry and Mickye
Joslin; sister and brother-in-law ,Julie and Doug Parker of McKinney; nephew, Riley Parker; and niece,
Valerie Parker. Pallbearers will be Doug Parker, Aaron Earl, Cory Hardin, Nathan Garrett, James Ramsey
and James Stoner. Honorary pallbearers will be Riley Parker and Matthew Earl. You may sign the on line
registry at geojcarroll.com. .
Ila Joyce, 82, died on May 6, 2011 at Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth.
Mrs. Joyce was born May 31, 1928 in Young County to Juel and Virgie Wright. She married Jack L.W. Joyce
on May 31, 1947 and moved to Gainesville in 1951 when her husband was hired by the Gainesville Daily
She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from North Texas State University and taught at the
Gainesville Middle School for 24 years and part-time at North Central Texas College for 10 years.
Mrs. Joyce was a member of the First Christian Church and active in the Quilt Ministry.
Survivors include her daughter, Leslie Flanery of Haslet; her son, Gregory Joyce of Haslet; her son and
daughter-in-law, Christopher and Diane Joyce of Woodbine; three grandchildren, Shawn Flanery and wife,
Missy of Haslet; Neely Joyce of Gainesville; and Jace Joyce of Denton; three great-grandchildren, Raeli
Medina, Devin River Joyce and Kate Ryan Flanery. In addition, she is survived by sisters and brothers-in-
law, Betty and Harvey Clinton of Graham; Sandra and Ric Townsend of Greenville; Virginia Phillips of Quinlan
and brothers-in-law, Robert McCluskey of Tulsa and Bobby Self of Olney.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack; her parents, her brother, James Wright; and her sisters,
Margie McCluskey and Shirley Self.
Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Gainesville. Arrangements are under the direction of Jaynes Memorial
Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church Quilt Ministry, 401 N. Dixon St., Gainesville, TX 76240.
|CLARENCE “MOTT” JOHNSON 1958-January 23, 2013
CLASS OF 1977
Former Gainesville resident, Clarence "Mott" Johnson passed away
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at his home in Abilene. Funeral Services
will be held 11:00 A.M. Monday, January 28th at Meador-Clement-Keel
Chapel with Rev. Frank Lorne, Pastor of Corinth Baptist Church
officiating. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery. Visitation will be 3:
00 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Clarence was born November 8, 1958 in Gainesville, Texas. He was a
Gainesville High School graduate. Mr. Johnson was formerly employed by
Borden Chemical and Golden Corral. He loved to sing.
Survivors of Clarence Johnson include his mother, Gwen Johnson of
Thomas Johnson of Los Angeles, Richard Johnson of Callisburg and
Marshall Johnson of California; special aunt, Doris Mims of Gainesville and
several nephews, nieces, aunts and uncles. He was preceded in death by
a brother, William Johnson.
|CLARENCE "MOTT" JOHNSON
November 8, 1958
January 23, 2013
CLASS OF 1977
September 21, 1941
July 17, 2013
CLASS OF 1959
|SONDRA "JEFFRIES" HONEYCUTT
CLASS OF 1959
HOLLY LAKE RANCH — Sundra Jean Honeycutt, 71, Holly Lake Ranch, passed away on Wednesday, July 17,
2013, in Tyler.
She was born Sept. 21, 1941, in Pilot Point to George Henry Jeffries and Mary “Midge” Conley.
She had lived in Holly Lake Ranch for one year, moving from Mesquite. She worked at Tom Thumb grocery
store and was of the Baptist faith.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary “Midge” Conley; father, George Jeffries; sister, Jennifer
Conley; and stepfather, Mike Conley.
Survivors include her husband, Clinton Honeycutt of Holly Lake Ranch; son, Russell Honeycutt and wife
Christie; sister, Pam Conley; and two grandchildren, Clayton Honeycutt and Hunter Honeycutt.
If desired, memorials can be made to Hospice of East Texas Foundation, 4111 University Blvd., Tyler, TX
|PEGGY "CASE" JOHNS
December 12, 1941
June 18, 2013
GISD TEACHER/CLASS OF
|PEGGY CASE JOHNS (December 12, 1941 - June 18, 2013)
GISD TEACHER/CLASS OF 1960
Funeral services for Peggy Case Johns, 71, of Gainesville, are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Friday, June 21,
2013 at the Geo. J. Carroll & Son Chapel with Rev. Don Yeager officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview
Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday, June 20 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Geo. J. Carroll &
Son Funeral Home.
Ms. Johns passed away June 18, 2013 in Gainesville. She was born December 12, 1941 in Taft, CA
Ms. Johns grew up in Gainesville and was a member of Gainesville High School’s graduating class of 1960.
She then earned her bachelor’s degree at North Texas State University. Ms. Johns was well-known as an
educator for Gainesville ISD, where she worked for thirty years before retiring.
Survivors include: son, Brady Johns and wife, Sherri Manning of Cedar Park, TX; grandchildren, Madison
Manning and Braxton Manning; brother, Truman Case and wife, Sheree of Whitesboro, TX; and many nieces
Ms. Johns was preceded in death by her parents, H.L. and Sylvia Case; paternal father, T.J. Trammell; and
nephew, Duane Case.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Abigail’s Arms.
April 19, 1947
December 7, 2011
CLASS OF 1966
|PATRICK "POPEYE" JONES
November 10, 1983
August 9, 2012
CLASS OF 2002
|CHARLES RANDALL JONES
December 1, 1939
December 9, 2011
CLASS OF 1958
|CHARLES RANDALL JONES
CLASS OF 1958
A memorial service for Charles Randall Jones, 72, will be held at 2 pm at Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church with
Fr. Stubbs officiating the service. Charles was born on December 1, 1939, at 1320 Truelove here in
Gainesville and was the only son of Carl M. Jones and Rowena Johnson Jones. He passed away during his
rehabilitation stay at Integrity Transitional Hospital in Denton after fighting a lengthy illness.
During high school, he was employed at the Tydal Refinery at 1500 Moss and worked for his father, Carl, who
was the superintendent. He was a proud member of the last class to attend the Newsome Dougherty
Memorial High School and enjoyed attending the 50th class reunion with his daughter, Renee, in 2008. They
also attended his 30th and 40th together as she is a graduate of GHS herself. His mom, Rowena, was the
first female employee of the Gainesville Police Department and served as its dispatcher for many years. It
was her career in local law enforcement that put a hamper on many of her son’s activities with his friends
growing up as he quickly learned she seemed to know everything he had done while away from home before
he could even share his side of the story. Not that slowed down his fun but he did get better flying below the
GPD radar. Whether it was swimming in the quarry off of Moss Street or riding bikes on the Red River to
hunt or fish, Charles enjoyed growing up in the family home at 801 N. Grand.
He worked for Lone Star Gas and then in the mid sixties, he and his best friend, Larry Brown, owned and
operated Lujax Vending Co. in Gainesville. Larry and Charles shared a passion for flying and fun. They flew
to Texarkana often to share a cup of coffee and flew under the Red River Bridge on more than one occasion
just for the fun of it. When Larry developed Leukemia, they sold the business to Serv-O-Mation in Dallas.
From there he started his career with Halliburton Services in Corpus Christi working in offshore production.
A transfer to Duncan, Oklahoma, led to a long career with them as he worked in numerous locations
throughout the United States including work on the Alaskan Pipeline and the BART transit system in San
Francisco. In 1968, he was transferred to Santa Fe Springs, California, to work as a service representative
for their Industrial Services Division and he personally oversaw the new Exxon Refinery being brought
online in Benecia, California, in 1971.
He met his future wife, Yvonne Graham, in 1960, and they married in 1968. As a child survivor of polio, he
was not expected to be able to have children, so his adoption of her son, Jerry Michael, was a very special
time in their lives. Much to their surprise several years later, Yvonne became pregnant with their daughter
Renee who was born in Fullerton while the family lived in Southern California.
In 1978, he returned to Gainesville with his family to operate Jones Pump Service after his father’s death.
He renamed the company to M & R Pump and Equipment in honor of his children Mike and Renee.
He was instrumental in helping his son, Mike, form an auction company in 1979. The new company operated
from his home for many years as it grew into a strong local and regional firm. Charles spent many years
driving thousands of miles working as a professional ringman, setting up auctions, and booking sales for the
company. He set up hundreds of independent hardware stores for auction across the south as well as the
Lowes Stores when they left the Texas market in the late 1980s. He conducted countless business,
industrial, estate and fundraising auctions during his career.
His passion for history and his love of Gainesville led to a meeting with Margaret Parx Hays at the Fried Pie
Restaurant where they outlined on a paper napkin how to conduct an annual auction to raise funds for the
preservation of the Morton Museum. Over the years, the entire Jones family donated their time to run the
live auction portion of the event and dozens of original stained glass windows designed and built by Charles
were donated and sold to raise well needed funds for the Cooke County Heritage Society. The napkin from
that meeting is framed and now hangs in his daughter’s office.
Many in the Gainesville area are familiar with Charles’ stained glass windows from his donations of certain
custom pieces to deserving causes over the years. He owned and operated Jones Art Glass at 323 North
Commerce where stained glass classes were taught and he spent countless hours creating commissioned
pieces for his clientele.
He enjoyed hunting with Dr. William (Bill) Powell and during the flood of 1981 he transported him all around
Gainesville so he could check on his patients. Fishing was a great pastime as well and he spent many a
nights on Lake Texoma with brother-in-law, Paul Wiese, catching crappie and bass. But above all else he
enjoyed playing cards – all games. He taught his daughter to play before she could hold a hand so he
constructed a stand she could use it to hold her cards until she got older. He organized a weekly poker game
and enjoyed it for many years at her office until health curtailed his driving at night.
In the 1990’s, Charles began to focus his time and expertise in his daughter’s auction company, National
Property Solutions, where her business concentration was in the industrial commercial arena. His work
within her firm took him across the United States again and into some of the largest manufacturing facilities
In the 1990’s, Charles began to focus his time and expertise in his daughter’s auction company, National in
the world. He was one of the first civilians to see a Stealth fighter in person at the Lockheed Martin facility
in Marietta, Georgia, prior to one of her auctions at the same facility. From AT&T to Xerox, Charles always
put his clients first and success always followed. He supervised over two billion dollars in sales during his
tenure with NPS and after health issues prevented him from traveling he remained an active consultant and
confidant to his daughter until his passing.
In addition to supporting both of his children in their entry into the auction industry, Charles mentored
dozens of auctioneers and their families across the United States on business development, operations, and
client services. He wanted to see everyone succeed and enjoy what he loved so much – the auction
In addition to graduating from Gainesville High School, he attended Cooke County College, North Texas State
University, IBM Sales School, Missouri Auction School, First American Certified Appraiser Guild, and held
countless certifications in safety, chemistry, auction and appraisal education.
He was preceded in death by his parents Carl M. and Rowena Jones, sister June Wiese and her husband Paul,
sisters Lucy Jones and Margaret Jones, brothers James McClendon and John Jones and niece Mary Ann
Charles is survived by his wife of forty-three years, Yvonne, their daughter, Renee Yvonne Jones, son Mike
and daughter-in-law Lori Jones, one granddaughter McKenzie Kay Jones, niece Paula Wiese Strait and her
The family will receive guests after the service in the home of Renee Jones at 15 Quail Run for food and
In lieu of flowers, donations can be mailed to the family to assist with expenses at: PO Box 801, Gainesville,
|JIM JONES (April 19, 1947-December 7, 2011)
CLASS OF 1966
Jim Jones, 64, died December 7, 2011 at his residence in Valley View. Services for Mr. Jones will be 11 a.m.
Monday, December 12th at Clement-Keel Chapel with Rev. Jordan Johnson, Pastor of Harvey Street Baptist
Church, officiating. Duce Charles, Blake Moore, Nick Jones, Rick Walterscheid, Jim Lumberg, Derrick Cox,
Jackie Nash and Jason Hunter will serve as pallbearers. Visitation will be 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Monday, prior
to service time.
Jim Jones was born April 19, 1947 in Valley View, Texas to E.J. and Lela Fay Jones. He was a loving father,
grandfather and great-grandfather who loved to hunt and fish. Jim was a self-employed plumber
Survivors of Mr. Jones include: son and daughter-in-law, Brian and Shannon Jones of Gainesville; son, Kelly
Jones of Norman, OK; daughter and son-in-law, Kristi and Blake Moore of Aubrey; brother, Kenneth Jones
of Valley View; brother and sister-in-law, Perry and Linda Jones of Woodbine; sister and brother-in-law, Lois
and Lanny Brown of Valley View; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild and numerous nieces and
nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, E.J. and Lela Fay Jones.
|PERRY D. JONES (March 16, 1949-August 27, 2012)
Gainesville resident Perry Dale Jones died Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, at Presbyterian Hospital in Denton at the
age of 63. He was born March 16, 1949, to the late E.J. and Lela Faye Jones in Pilot Point. He married Linda
Joyce Reasor on June 10, 1970, in Valley View. Perry served in the U.S. Marine Corps, earning the ranking of
corporal. He was a pumper in the oilfield, working for Barnes Brothers Oil Company, J.M. Huber Oil Company
and L.E. Jones Oil Company. Perry loved deer hunting and fishing and collected arrowheads and Indian
artifacts. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Thursday,
Aug. 30, at Grand Avenue Baptist Church with Chaplain Kyle Felker and the Rev. Jordan Johnson officiating.
Interment will follow at New Hope Cemetery. Brian Jones, Brian Brown, Nicky Jones, Jack Leverett, Jackie
Nash and Tony Nash will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday,
Aug. 29, 2012, at Meador-Clement-Keel Funeral Home. Survivors of Perry Dale Jones include his wife, Linda
Jones of Gainesville; daughters, Ellen Gonzales and husband, Bee of Gainesville, Alisha Ornelas and
husband, Arturo of Gainesville and Melissa Jones of Gainesville; son, Jason Dale Jones and wife, Krystal of
Saint Jo; brother, Kenneth Joe Jones of Valley View; sister, Lois Brown and husband, Lannie of Valley View
and grandchildren, Tammara, Kathy, Mysterii, Tori, Faith and Kharmen. He was preceded in death by his
parents and brothers, Otho Wayne Jones and Jimmy Charles Jones. Funeral arrangements are under the
direction of Meador-Clement-Keel Funeral Home
|JIMMY "JIMBO" JONES
October 7, 1961
February 10, 2014
|JIMMY "JIMBO" JONES
October 7, 1961-February 10, 2014
Funeral services for Jimmy “Jimbo” Carroll Jones Jr., 52, of Kenner, LA., are set for 10:00 a.m. Saturday,
February 15, 2014 at the Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home with Bro. Arthur Green officiating. A visitation
will be held on Friday, February 14, 2014 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Jimbo was born on October 7, 1961 in Sherman to Jimmy Carroll and Dorothy Fay (Perry) Jones Sr. He
passed away on February 10, 2014 in Dallas.
Jimbo is survived by his wife Li An Jones; son Quinten Jones; stepchildren J.L., Jica, and Josh; parents
Jimmy and Dorthy Jones Sr.; brother Mike Jones and his wife Barbara; brother Timothy Jones; brother
David Jones; sister Mary Fay Jackson; sister Bonnie Bearwald; sister Connie Hiser and her husband Phil;
sister Diana Thomas and her husband David; sister Carla Jones and her husband Jeremy Stewart; many
aunts and uncles, and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents Jack and Velma Jones, and Ben and Rheba Faye Perry.
|JOHN HENRY JOHNSON
June 8, 1951
January 28, 2002
CLASS OF 1970
|GARY WAYNE JONES
February 7, 1942
February 22, 2010
CLASS OF 1960
|RICHARD JORDAN (September 9, 1932-January 17, 2006)
CLASS OF 1952
Services for Richard Liston Jordan, 73, of Gainesville are set for 10 a.m. Friday at Commerce Street Church
of Christ. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery under the direction of the Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral
Home of Gainesville. Mr. Jordan died Jan. 17, 2006, at Nocona General Hospital. He was born Sept. 9, 1932, in
Lindsay to Andrew Liston and Lucille Young Jordan. He was a graduate of North Texas University and was a
retired teacher. He taught for 9 years at White Settlement. He also worked as a bus driver, substitute
teacher and custodian for several Cooke County schools. He was a member of the Lions Club. He was a
veteran of the Korean War in the Army of the United States, stationed at Fort Knox and in Colorado Springs.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Alice Jordan of Gainesville; sons and daughters, Paul Jordan of Gainesville,
Samuel David and Janet Jordan of Sherman, and Timothy John and Barbara Jordan of Saint Jo; 10
grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; half-sister and her husband, Cathy and Gerald Payne of Gainesville;
and half-brother and his wife, Tommy and Glenda McCollum of Fort Worth. Visitation will be at the Geo. J.
Carroll & Son Funeral Home from 6 to 7 p.m Thursday.
September 9, 1932
January 17, 2006
CLASS OF 1952
|JOHNSON, GREGORY T.
January 14, 1950
January 3, 2011
CLASS OF 1968
|GREGORY T. JOHNSON
CLASS OF 1968
Funeral services for Gregory T. Johnson, 60, of Gainesville are set for 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011 at Mt.
Olive First Missionary Baptist Church in Gainesville, with Rev. Phillip Butler officiating.
Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery. Services are under the direction of the Lomax Funeral Home in
Mr. Johnson died Monday, Jan. 3, 2011 at the North Texas Medical Center in Gainesville.
He was born Jan. 14, 1950 in Gainesville.
Mr. Johnson is survived by his wife, Dianne Johnson; children, Kriston Johnson, Dammond Johnson and
Brandon Johnson; mother, Barbara E. Coleman; sisters, Helen Allen and Robin McClurkin; brothers, Anthelas
Johnson Jr. and Curtis Overstreet, Michael Johnson and Daven Overstreet and 19 grandchildren.
Gainesville Daily Register. Gainesville, Texas
Saturday 8 January 2011
|TOBY BARROW JONES
October 18, 1949
July 16, 2015
CLASS OF 1967
|TOBY BARROW JONES (October 18, 1949 - July 16, 2015)
CLASS OF 1967
Graveside service for Toby Jones 65, of Gainesville are set for Tuesday July 21, 2015 at 10;00 a.m. in the
pavilion at Fairview Cemetery with Fr. Jeffery Stubbs officiating. The family will receive friends on Monday
July 20, 2015 from 6;00 til 7:00 p.m. at the Geo. J. Carroll and Son Funeral Home. Toby passed away on July
16, 2015 in Denton.
Toby was born on October 18, 1949 in Gainesville, Tx to R.L. and Margaret Ann Blagg Jones. He was a Master
Plumber, auto mechanic and also worked in the oil field. Toby was an avid dirt track and drag racer and
loved golf, baseball and sports of all kind.
Toby is survived by his mother Margaret Jones, brother William Kent Jones, son and his wife Coby and Tracy
Jones, granddaughter Lynsey Jones, aunts Elizabeth Atteberry, Imagene Bailey and Mary Lee Frost and
uncle C.D. and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Toby was preceded in death by his father R. L. Jones and uncle Edward " Bud " Bragg. You may sign the on
line registry at geojcarroll.com
|ROY LEE JONES
October 16, 1958
May 16, 1976
CLASS OF 1977
|BERNADETTE JOHNSON MURPHY(August 21, 1956 - October 20, 2015)
CLASS OF 1974
Gainesville resident Bernadette E. Murphy, 59, passed away Tuesday,
October 20, 2015 at River Valley Health and Rehab Center. A Memorial
Church. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery. There will k a family night
Thursday, October 19, 2015 from 5 to 7 p.m. at 132 CR 276, Gainesville,
Bernadette was born August 21, 1956 in Gainesville, Texas. She had
worked in retail sales until health issues forced her retirement.
She is survived by three sons, Franchois Johnson and Timario Murphy of
Gainesville, and Monty Johnson of Lewisville, five grandchildren and
sister/aunt Cornelia Bennett of Sherman. She was preceded in death by
her mother, Lavenia Johnson and grandparents Theodore and Mattie
|BERNADETTE JOHNSON MURPHY
August 21, 1956
October 20, 2015
CLASS OF 1974
May 31, 1928
May 6, 2011
December 29, 1969
July 31, 2012
CLASS OF 1988
|RICKIE DON JONES
March 7, 2011
CLASS OF 1966
March 16, 1949
August 27, 2012
CLASS OF 1968
February 05, 1970
March 18, 2016
CLASS OF 1988
|F'LISHIA D'SHAWN JOHNSON
February 05, 1970-March 18, 2016
CLASS OF 1988
Visitation for F'Lishia D'Shawn Johnson, 46, of
Gainesville, is set for Thursday, March 24, 2016 at the
Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home from 6:00 - 8:00 PM.
F'Lishia was born on February 5, 1970 in Ardmore, OK to
Rodriquez and Reta Mae (Fields) Johnson. She passed
away on March 18, 2016 in Plano.
She is survived by her daughter Raven Johnson and her
fiance Darrell Brown of Whitesboro; daughter Jamisan
Holcemback of Gainesville; son Robie Dunmeyer of
Gainesville; granddaughter Elena Brown; sister Shawna
Lucius of Gainesville; brother Rod Johnson Jr. of
Gainesville; brother August Johnson of Gainesville; niece
Tyra Lucius; niece Tabitha Salinas; nephew Fredrick
James Brown; nephew Derrick Johnson; nephew Adarius
Johnson; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and sister
Memorial contributions may be made to the funeral home
to assist with funeral cost.
November 25, 1953
October 4, 1993
CLASS OF 1972
|GAIL "JOHNSON" ROANE
January 10, 1948
December 31, 2016
CLASS OF 1966
|GAIL "JOHNSON" ROANE (January 10, 1948-December 31, 2016)
CLASS OF 1966
Funeral services for Gail Johnson Roane, 68, of Valley View are scheduled
for 10am on Thursday, January 5th, 2017 at First Baptist Church in Valley
View. Interment will follow the service at the Valley View Cemetery. The
family will receive friends from 6pm to 8pm on Wednesday, January 4th
at Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home in Gainesville.
Mrs. Roane passed away on December 31st, 2016 in Valley View.
Gail was born January 10th, 1948 in Gainesville to Ernest R. and Sally T.
(Carter) Johnson. She was raised in Gainesville and in 1968 married John
O. Roane in Gainesville. The couple resided in Gainesville until 1969 when
they relocated to Del Rio, Texas when John began active duty with the
Air Force. From there they traveled to many duty locations around the
world until John’s retirement in 1989 when they settled in Valley View.
Gail began her teaching career in Valley View and taught in Valley View
and Gainesville until her retirement in 2008. Gail was a dedicated member
of First Baptist Church in Valley View where her joy was bringing children
to know Christ. She especially enjoyed her grandchildren and loved
Survivors include her husband John O. Roane, daughter Cindy Chadwick
and husband Bill, son JD Roane and wife Kay Lyn, and grandchildren
including Tyler, Mackenzie, Reagan and Logan Roane and Will and Wes
Chadwick; brother Phil R. Johnson and wife Shirley and sister Brenda
Johnson Haygood and husband Wayne. Mrs. Roane was preceded in
death by her parents and sister, Cornelia Ann Johnson. Memorial
contributions may be made to First Baptist Church of Valley View, Home
Hospice of Cooke County or charity of your choice. You may sign the
online registry at www.geojcarroll.com.