Services for June Davison McCain, 91, of Gainesville, are set for Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009 at 2 p.m. at the
Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home with burial to follow at Fairview Cemetery. Services are under the
direction of Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home.
Mrs. McCain was born June 1, 1918 in McCaulley to William Franklin and Bertha Lillian Nickless Davison. She
graduated from McCaulley High School in 1936. June received a Bachelors of Education in 1941 from North
Texas Teachers College, and later her Masters of Education in Guidance Counseling from North Texas State
University in 1963. June married Horace K. McCain Aug. 22, 1942 in Gainesville. June taught Physical
Education at the Junior High and High School for 15 years in Gainesville and was the Guidance Counselor for
18 years at the High School. After retiring June served on the GISD board for 12 years. She was a Green
Jacket at NTTC and a member of the National Honorary Fraternity for P.E. Majors, Delta Si Kappa. She was
also involved in the Retired Teachers Association, serving as President, a member of Delta Kappa Gamma,
a member of the Cooke County Welfare Board and a member of Gainesville Senior Citizen Foundation. She
was also a member of the First Baptist Church in Gainesville since 1941.
June is survived by her husband, Horace K. McCain of Gainesville; her sons and daughters-in-law, Kenneth
N. and Sheri McCain of Beaumont and Kyle H. and Martha McCain of Clute; daughter and son-in-law, Karla
McCain and T.M. "Mac" Devin of College Station; seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and
numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. She is also survived by a brother and sister-in-law, Marvin and
Betty Davison of Dallas; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Fred and Mary McCain of Denton and a
brother-in-law, Lewis Williams of Richardson. June was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Howard
C. Davison and Warren Davison; sisters, Myrtle Lois Davison, Daisy Mae Martin, Jewell Davison and Frances
Williams. She was also preceded in death by her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Tillotson Noel and Bessie
Pearl Ward McCain and brothers-in-law, Jerry C. McCain and Ward McCain.
Pallbearers are her grandsons, Matthew McCain, Nickless Devin, Nelson Devin and Neil Devin, as well as
nephews, Ray McCain and Mike McCain. Honorary pallbearers are Bob McDaniel, Nelson Martin, Shelby
Martin, Guy F. McNeal, Gary Davison, Bill Lackey, Ward McCain, and Mark McCain.
There will be a visitation Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009 from 7-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made the Cooke County Retired Teachers Association
|MICHAEL “MIKE” L. MAULDIN 1951-2006
Michael “Mike” L. Mauldin, loving and devoted father, son, brother, fiancé, uncle and dear friend passed
away on November 7, 2006, in Houston, Texas, at the age of 55 years.
Mike, as he was fondly known as, was born on August 21, 1951, in Norman, Okla., to Leroy Mauldin and Jean
Barr. Mike graduated from Gainesville High School Class of 1969 where he was a member of the varsity
football team. He received his Associates Degree and then his M.B.A. from Syracuse University. Mr. Mauldin
was the Vice President of Marketing for Continental Manufacturing of Houston. Mr. Mauldin was the loving
father of Zane, Zach and Randyl Mauldin all of El Paso; cherished son of Leroy Mauldin of Gainesville, Texas,
and Dr. Jean Barr of Carrollton, Texas; adored brother of Ty Mauldin of Gainesville, Texas, Debbie Mauldin of
Austin, Texas, Terry Mauldin of Gainesville, Texas and Traci Schaffer of Caddo, Oklahoma; loving fiancée of
Kathy Oppenheim of El Paso; uncle of Howard Kaler of Dallas, Texas.
The Mauldin Family will receive relatives and friends on Friday (today) November 10, 2006, from 5 to 9 p.m.
in the Chapel of Martin Funeral Home East. There will be a Celebration of Mike’s Life on Friday, November 10,
2006, at the Edge of Texas Steak House beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Funeral service for Mr. Mauldin will be held on Saturday, November 11, 2006, at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of
Martin Funeral Home East. Concluding services and interment will follow at Evergreen East Cemetery where
he will be laid to rest.
Please view Mr. Mauldin’s online memorial tribute and send condolences at www.mem.com. Service
arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Martin Funeral Home East; 1460 George Dieter Dr.; El
Paso, TX 79936. (915) 855-8881
|TONY MARK MCCLENDON 1961-2010
Tony Mark McClendon, 49, passed away Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010 at his
residence in Gainesville.
He was born May 16, 1961 in Colorado City to James and Betty (Rizzar)
McClendon. Tony married Michelle Vondrak July 12, 1999 in Gainesville. He
worked for James Shoe Shop as a cobbler.
Funeral services for Tony McClendon are scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday,
Sept. 9, 2010 at Clement-Keel Chapel with Rev. Frank Lorne, pastor of
Corinth Baptist Church officiating.
Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery. Services are under the direction
of Clement-Keel Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Henry Vondrak, Henry Vondrak Jr., Dylan Vondrak,
Robert Silmon, Jesse Mendga and Mickey White. Honorary bearers will be
Tracy McClendon, Todd McClendon, Jim McClendon and Cody McClendon.
Survivors of Tony Mark McClendon include his wife, Michelle Vondrak
McClendon of Gainesville; sons, Morgan Vondrak McClendon of Gainesville
and Cody McClendon of Pittsburg, Pa; daughter, Brittaney McClendon of
Auburn, Wash.; mother, Betty McClendon of Gainesville; sister, Donna
McClendon of Shannon and brothers, Tracey McClendon of Gainesville, Todd
McClendon of Gainesville and Jim McClendon of Mineral Wells.
Visitation will be held this evening, Sept. 8 from 6 to 7 p.m. at Clement-Keel
|TRACY DON McCLENDON 1963-2010
A private memorial service for Tracy Don McClendon, 47, of Gainesville was held on Oct. 23, 2010 with
Chaplain Jon Hutson of the U.S. Army officiating.
Burial was at Fairview Cemetery on Nov. 2, 2010, under the direction of Clement-Keel Funeral Home.
Mr. Tracy Don McClendon died Oct. 23, 2010 at North Texas Medical Center.
He was born July 15, 1963 in Colorado City.
He is survived by his son, Zachary Bryant McClendon and wife Courtney of Gainesville; mother, Betty
McClendon of Gainesville; sister and brother-in-law, Donna and Mike Tanner of Shannon; brothers and
sister-in-law, Todd McClendon of Gainesville and Jim and Jo Ann McClendon of Mineral Wells and three
|TIMOTHY HENLEY McCOLLUM 1958-2012
Funeral services for Timothy Henley McCollum, 44, are set for 2 p.m. Saturday, July 7, 2012, at St. Paul’s
Episcopal Church in Gainesville under the direction of Klein Funeral Home in Houston.
Mr. McCollum died Thursday, June 28, 2012, in Houston.
He was born April 26, 1958, in Gainesville.
|SHEILA RAYE "MAYFIELD" RUIZ
CLASS OF 1988
Services for Sheila Raye Mayfield-Ruiz, 29, of Sandia, are set for 2 p.m. Friday at Geo. J. Carroll & Son
Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Darren Baucum, pastor of Harvey Street Baptist Church, officiating.
Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery under the direction of the funeral home.
Mrs. Mayfield-Ruiz died April 23, 1999, at her residence.
She was born Dec. 11, 1969, in Gainesville to Walter Ray and Shirley Caldwell Mayfield. Sheila graduated
from Gainesville High School in 1988 and attended Cooke County College for two years. She was employed
at Wal-mart for eight years. She loved to be with her friends and was a happy person.
Survivors include her husband, David Ruiz of Sandia; mother, Shirley Mayfield of Gainesville; son, Hunter
Ray Mayfield of Gainesville; brother and sister-in-law, Gary R. and Terry Mayfield of Gainesville, several
aunts and uncles; nieces, Rachelle Mayfield and Kayla Griffith, both of Gainesville; nephew Gary Mayfield Jr.
of Gainesville and a host of friends. She was preceded in death by her brother, Walter "Bubby" Mayfield on
Oct. 27, 1986; and her father, Ray Mayfield on June 26, 1991.
The family will be at the Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home at 7 p.m. Thursday.
CLASS OF 1988
Graveside services for Kenneth McAfee will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, July 26th at Fairview Cemetery
Pavilion with Rev. James Davis officiating. Visitation will be 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Wednesday at
Meador-Clement-Keel Funeral Home.
Kenneth McAfee (42) of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, July 22, 2012 in Denton. Kenneth was born
February 25, 1970 in Denton, the son of George McAfee and Marcie (Willis) Guess. He was a landscaper and
worked in construction. Kenneth loved to fish.
Kenneth McAfee is survived by his father, George McAfee of Gainesville; mother, Marcie Guess of
Gainesville; brothers, Kirby McAfee of Gainesville, Curtis McAfee of Gainesville and Casey McAfee of
Gainesville; one niece, five nephews and several cousins, aunts and uncles. He was preceded in death by
grandparents, Ed Dugan McAfee, Ida Mae Jones and Ed and Gladys Willis.
Arrangements are under the direction of Meador Clement-Keel Funeral Home. You may sign the online
registry at www.clementkeelfh.com.
November 9, 1961
October 27, 1986
CLASS OF 1980
|DANNY BUTCH SICKING
August 30, 1953
March 18, 2013
December 1, 1942
May 6, 2007
CLASS OF 1962
December 11, 1969
April 23, 1999
CLASS OF 1988
November 27, 1955
October 22, 1973
CLASS OF 1974
December 1, 1942-May 6, 2007
CLASS OF 1962
CALLISBURG — Services for Dewayne Marion, 64, of Callisburg are set for 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Geo.
J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home Chapel with Dennis Perry and Jack Steed officiating. Burial will follow in
Fairview Cemetery under the direction of the Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home of Gainesville.
Mr. Marion went to be with his Lord on May 6, 2007, at Denton Regional Hospital.
He was born Dec. 1, 1942, in Orange to Paul and Elva Mae Matheson Marion. Dewayne Marion operated
Marion Welding business.
in-law, Dwewayne and Lana Marion Jr. of Gainesville; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren;
brother and sister-in-law, Larry and Linda Marion of Gainesville; sisters-in-law, Patty Marion and Chyrel
Savage, both of Gainesville, and Joyce Burton of Bedford; and brother-in-law, Cloyce Bragg of Highland
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Jean Bragg; by his brother, Paul Tommy Marion; and by
his daughter, Tammy Marion. Pallbearers are Trey Marion, Michael Newton, Jerry Davis, Brett Marion,
Brad Davis, and B.J. Savage.Honorary pallbearers are Michael and Kevin Montgomery.
Visitation will be at the Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.You may sign the
online registry by visiting our website at www.geojcarroll.com.
|DANIEL (BUTCH) SICKING MARTIN August 30, 1953-March 18, 2013
Graveside services for Daniel (Butch) Martin, 59, of Gainesville, are set for Friday, March 22, 2013, at 10
a.m. at Fairview Cemetery Pavilon with the Rev. Larry Kremling officiating.
Daniel passed away on Monday, March 18, 2013, in Gainesville.
Butch was born on Aug. 30, 1953, in Gainesville to Alfred and Marcella Bezner Martin.
Butch worked in various jobs in the oil field, and he loved to hunt and fish.
Butch is survived by his parents, Alfred and Marcella Martin of Gainesville; several aunts and uncles; and a
niece and nephew.
He is preceded in death by his brothers, Larry and Ricky Martin.
You may sign the online registry at www.geojcarroll.com.
|ROY GENE MASSEY
October 12, 1934
June 1, 2014
CLASS OF 1949
August 12, 1927
May 24, 2014
CLASS OF 1945/GISD
February 25, 1970
July 22, 2012
CLASS OF 1988
|JAMES ROBERT MARSHALL (August 12, 1927 - May 24, 2014)
CLASS OF 1945
A celebration of life for James Robert Marshall 86, of Gainesville will be held on Wednesday May 28, 2014 at
4:00 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Earl Estill officiating following burial at Fairview
Cemetery under the direction of the Geo. J. Carroll and Son Funeral Home.No visitation is planned.
James Robert Marshall was born on Aug. 12, 1927, the youngest of six, in Gainesville Tx to Lawrence and
Ola Greggson Marshall. They lived in the Greggson family home on Lindsay street, where he was born. Close
friends and family remember him as Babe. James passed away on May 24, 2014 in Gainesville Tx.
James attended J.M. Lindsay School, where he subsequently taught 4th and 5th grades and became
principal. Upon graduation from Gainesville High School in 1944, he volunteered for the U.S. Navy. His three
older brothers were in the service and he wanted to join them. This required his parent's permission since he
was underage. He served in Corona, CA. Naval Hospital as a medical technician with severely wounded chest
patients upon their return from combat . After his honorable discharge in 1946, he attended UNT, then
named North Texas State University. His first teaching job was in Corpus Christi ISD where he remained
until being hired by Grand Prairie ISD for the 1950-1951 school year. In 1954 he became 5th grade teacher
at JM Lindsay school becoming principal in 1958. That was his position. until retirment in 1984. He also
earned a Master's Degree and several additional certifications at UNT. One job of which he was very proud
was that of Director of the Gainesvilles Boy's Club, now known as the Cooke County Youth Center. He also
spent 11 summers at Camp Sweeney as senior boy's counselor and hiking instructor. After retiring he
served on the GISD school board for 12 years, during which time he had the privilege of suggesting that the
new school ( Chalmers) be named for former superintendent W.E. Chalmers.
James is a lifelong member Presbyterian, serving First Presbyterian Church of Gainesville as Elder.
James married the former Barbara Button in Dec. !950 and they were blessed with three daughters;
Rebecca, Beverly and Beth, all of whom attended JM Lindsay Elementary and Gainesville High School. The
loves of his life are his three grandsons: Marshall Freeman, Phillip and Jeremy Wilkes. At the time of his
death, he lived on LIndsay Street, one block from his birthplace and across from where the JM LIndsay
school was located. Former Students now told him how they used to call him the Jolly Green Giant because
of his height. Gentle Giant was a nickname he also liked.
James is survived by his wife Barbara; daughters Rebecca, Beverly and Beth all of Gainesville, three
grandsons Marshall Freeman of Dallas, Tx and Phillip and Jeremy Wilkes of Pal Desert Ca. and serveral
nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be George Burrows, Woodrow Williams, Charles Brown, Reynolds
Amsley Charles WAters, Matt Chalmers, Bob Skupin and Gordon Smith. You may sign the online registry at
|ROY GENE MASSEY (October 12, 1934-June 1, 2014)
CLASS OF 1949
Funeral services for Roy Gene Massey, 79, of Woodbine, will be held at 3:00 PM Friday, June 6, 2014 at the
Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home with Bro. Arthur Green officiating. Graveside services are set for 4:00
PM following the chapel service in the Nelson Grove Cemetery in Woodbine.
A visitation will be held at 7:00 PM Thursday, June 5, 2014 at the funeral home.
Mr. Massey passed away June 1, 2014 in Gainesville, with his wife at his side.
Roy Gene was born October 12, 1934 in Gainesville, to "Jerry" Connie and Eddie Bernice Massey. He
enjoyed spending time and working around his home and yard and tending his cattle. He also had a passion
for classic cars, especially his '57 Ford. Roy Gene dearly loved his family.
Mr. Massey is survived by his wife, Theresa Massey of Woodbine; children, Eddie Russell Massey and wife,
Marlaina and Theresa Lanette Massey-Stinnett and husband, Clay Stinnett; grandchildren Justin Massey,
Tyler Massey, Heather Massey, and Eddie Massey, Jr.; and 2 great-grandchildren. Pallbearers are Delbert
Hamilton. Kenny Wilson, Donnie Wilson, Danny Holt, David Evans, and Wade VanHoozen Roy Gene was
preceded in death by his parents; and son, Roy Gene (Rowdy) Massey, Jr.
|RICHARD TODD MCCOLLUM (March 12, 1966 - August 7, 2014)
CLASS OF 1984
Funeral services for Richard Todd McCollum, 48, of Sherman, are set for 10:00 am Tuesday, August 12, 2014
at the Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home with the Rev. Hollis Parsons officiating. Burial will follow in the
Fairview Cemetery. A visitation will be held on Monday, August 11, 2014 at 7:00 pm at the funeral home.
Richard was born on March 12, 1966 in Dallas to Todd Walter and Margaret Dale (Purcell) McCollum. He
passed away on August 7, 2014 in Sherman.
Richard is survived by his mother Margaret Wofford of Gainesville; son Mitchell McCollum of Gainesville; son
Kent McCollum of Gainesville; daughter Allison McCollum of Gainesville; brother Terry McCollum and his wife
Angela of Callisburg; sister Tammy Ferrer of Gainesville; sister Johnette Venegas of Gainesville; brother
Lyndon McCollum and his wife Veronica of Gainesville; sister Lahoma Vaughn and her husband Scott of
Burkburnett; brother Danny McCollum of Sanger; sister Debra Darrough and her husband Herman of
Whitesboro; brother Christopher Wofford and his wife Amanda of Sanger; grandchildren Channing
McCollum, and Sophia McCollum; and Uncle Joe McCollum and his wife Pat of Amarillo. He is also survived by
16 nieces and nephews, and 12 great-nieces and great-nephews.
He was preceded in death by his Father; brother Todd McCollum; brother Joseph McCollum; and
grandmother Gladys Blair.
|TONY MARK McCLENDON
May 16, 1961
September 4, 2010
CLASS OF 1980
|RONALD LEE MCAFEE
September 2, 1984
CLASS OF 1982
July 3, 1969
March 24, 2015
CLASS OF 1988
|NATHANIEL DAVIS MCCLAIN (July 3, 1969-March 24, 2015)
CLASS OF 1988
Nathaniel Davis McClain was born on July 3rd 1969 in Seminole Texas and died on March 24th 2015 in
A native Texan, Nate spent most of his life in the lone star state, but he also lived in Oklahoma and
California. He attended school in the Gainesville Texas ISD as well as college in Oklahoma. Nate was an avid
outdoorsman that loved hunting, fishing, and spending time with his son. Many knew how he loved to ride
his Harley that he was so proud of. There was nothing for him like the feel of that open road.
Nate also believed in protecting others including his family and defending what he knew to be right. He was
always a watchful eye even when you didn’t know he was there. He was good at hiding from everyone the
truth about himself so they wouldn’t know Nate and the goodness that made him “Nate the Great”.
Nathaniel is survived by his mother Diana, Brother Roy (Katie) McClain, Sisters Josette (James) and Katrina
(Corey), Sons Nate Jr. and Fisher, nieces and nephews Banyan, Ashley, Shelby, Delilah, Julian, Jacob, Justin
Dayton, and Tony.
He was preceded in death by his Step Father John, and Sister Dena.
January 24, 1942
October 16, 1972
CLASS OF 1960
|DOROTHY " MCCAIN"
January 13, 1936
September 15, 2005
CLASS OF 1953
March 12, 1966
August 7, 2014
CLASS OF 1984
February 21, 1934
February 23, 1997
CLASS OF 1952
|BILLY WAYNE "BILL" MCCOLLUM (February 21, 1934-February 23, 1997)
Billy Wayne Mccollum, "Texas, Birth Index, 1903-1997"
Name:Billy Wayne Mccollum
Event Type: Birth
Event Date: 21 Feb 1934
Event Place: Cooke, Texas
Father's Name:David Walter Mccollum
Mother's Name:Florence Mccollum
David Walter McCollum (1906 - 1998)
Floyce Florence Robinson McCollum (1906 - 1983)
Doris Eloise McCollum Duffey (1927 - 1987)*
Billy Wayne McCollum (1934 - 1997)
Valley View Cemetery
October 27, 1946
April 19, 1989
CLASS OF 1965
|TRACEY DON McCLENDON
July 15, 1963
October 23, 2010
CLASS OF 1981
|DOROTHY JOAN "MCCAIN" MCGUIGAN (January 13, 1936-September 15, 2005)
CLASS OF 1953
Birth: January 13, 1936
Death: September 15, 2005
Father: Alex McCain
Mother: Ruth Dudley
Alex T McCain (1898 - 1960)
Ruth Dudley McCain (1916 - 2005)
Plot: Division O, lot 2
|MICHAEL L. "MIKE"
August 21, 1951
November 7, 2006
CLASS OF 1969
|MACK EARL MARTIN (January 24, 1942-October 16, 1972)
CLASS OF 1960
Birth: Jan. 24, 1942
Death: Oct. 16, 1972
Leslie Virble Martin (1924 - 1944)
Eva L Martin (1906 - 1993)
Plot: Division L, lot 50
|HORACE KENNETH MCCAIN
January 01, 1919
April 27, 2016
CLASS OF 1936
COACH AND TEACHER
April 26, 1958
June 28, 2012
CLASS OF 1977
|THOMAS A MCCOLLUM
April 9, 1942
December 30, 2015
CLASS OF 1960
|THOMAS A. MCCOLLUM
CLASS OF 1960
WATAUGA — Thomas A. McCollum, 73, retired, passed away Wednesday,
Dec. 30, 2015 in Fort Worth. After a long battle with Alzheimer's, he
finally found peace at home with the Lord.
Service: 3:30 p.m. Monday, Jan 4, 2015 in Greenwood Chapel.
Interment: Greenwood Memorial Park.
Thomas was born April 9, 1942 in Gainesville. He was a loving husband,
father and grandfather. He proudly served in the U.S. Air Force from
1960-1964. He had a passion for fishing and his family. He will be greatly
missed by all those who knew and loved him.
Thomas was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Glenda.
Survivors: Son, James A. McCollum and wife, Donna; daughter, Mitzi
Adams and husband, Mike; grandchildren, Jamie Cannon, Nicci Garner,
Justin McCollum, and Ryan McQueary; great-grandchildren, Landyn,
Madelyn, Harper Grace, and Lawson; sister, Cathy Payne and husband,
Gerald; and stepbrothers, Watt LaRue and wife, Ann and Mickey LaRue
and wife, Belinda.
3100 White Settlement Rd., 817-336-0584
June 1, 1918
|HORACE KENNETH MCCAIN (January 01, 1919-April 27, 2016)
CLASS OF 1936/COACH AND TEACHER
U.S. VeteranServices for Horace K. McCain, McCain, 97, of Gainesville, are set for Saturday, April 30 at
11:00 a.m. at the Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home with burial to follow at Fairview Cemetery.
There will be a visitation held Friday evening from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Horace K. McCain was born on January 1, 1919 in Gainesville, Texas to Tillotson and Pearl McCain.
He passed away on April 27, 2016 in Gainesville.
Horace graduated from Gainesville High School in 1936. He graduated from North Texas Teachers College
with a BS and MS Degrees in 1940 and 1948. He began teaching at Gainesville Junior High in the
Woodshop and coached Jr. High sports. He became principal at Benjamin Franklin School in 1941 and was
drafted into the Army in 1942 where he attended the University of Kentucky and served with the 101st
Engineering Battalion. After being discharged from the Army, he returned to Gainesville to teach junior
high and high school sports and woodshop, and also Cooke County Jr. College night drafting classes until
his retirement in 1983. Horace was proud of making a positive impact on so many lives, and was given
the Gainesville ISD Alumni Association award as the Distinguished Educator of 2008.
Horace married June Davison on August 22nd, 1942. They were married for 67 years and raised three
children. June suffered a stroke in 2000 and Horace lovingly cared for her until she passed away in
October of 2009.
His wife, children, and grandchildren were his pride and joy.
Besides teaching and his family, Horace enjoyed quail hunting, fishing in Brazil, playing cards every
Thursday night with his friends, spending time at his farm in Burns City and golfing each week until he
Working with wood was always his passion. He was recently honored by the Sons of Confederate
Veterans as one of only four living grandsons of Confederate Veterans found in Texas, and was given a
life membership to the organization. He was also a member of the Texas Retired Teachers Association.
Horace is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Kenneth N. and Sheri McCain of Beaumont; Kyle H.
and Martha McCain of Glen Rose; daughter, Karla McCain Devin of College Station; five grandchildren; 4
great-grandchildren; one great-great grandson; numerous nieces and nephews, and a host of players
Horace was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, his wife, June McCain; grandchildren, Nickless
Devin, Noel Devin, and son-in-law, Dr. Mac Devin.
Pallbearers are his grandsons, Nelson Devin, and Neil Devin, as well as nephews, Nelson Martin, Ray
McCain and Mike McCain, and former student and best friend, Bob McDaniel. Honorary pallbearers are
Gary Davison, Ward McCain, Mark McCain, and Matthew McCain, and the late Bill Lackey and Guy F McNeal.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to GHS Alumni Association, 800 S. Morris,
Gainesville, Texas 76240.
March 7, 1950
June 10, 2013
CLASS OF 1968
September 15, 1951
June 15, 2016
CLASS OF 1970
|CRAIG MASK (September 15, 1951-June 15, 2016)
CLASS OF 1970
U.S. Veteran Charles Craig Mask, 64, of Gainesville, passed away June 15, 2016 at the Dallas V.A. Medical
Center in Dallas.
Craig was born September 15, 1951 in Gainesville to J.C. and Faye Aline (Gore) Mask. He graduated from
Gainesville High School and was a cabinet maker by trade. Mr. Mask enjoyed fishing in his leisure time.
Survivors include: son Gus Mask of Plano; granddaughter Lily Mask; sister Janice Ford of Gainesville; sister
Monta Lebkowsky and husband Greg of Plano; and nephew Rick Jones and wife Cheryl of Forney.
Mr. Mask was preceded in death by brother-in-law Billy Ford.
No services are planned at this time.
|JUDITH MERLE "McCANN"
October 17, 1935
October 25, 2016
CLASS OF 1954
|JUDITH MERLE "McCANN" BOND
October 17, 1935-October 25, 2016
CLASS OF 1954
Judith Merle Bond, 81, of Gainesville, passed away October 25, 2016
Judy was born October 17, 1935 in Gainesville to Carlton Dennis and
Susie Gertrude (Moore) McCann. She was a member of Gainesville
High School’s graduating class of 1954 and then attended business
school in Dallas. Judy married Loran Merle Bond on May 12, 1956
and the couple moved to Lake Jackson in 1960. Mrs. Bond worked
for Sullair, Bob Schmidt Mfg. Co., and Prime Equipment, from where
Survivors include: daughter Shannon Bond Dikeman and husband
Jeff of Auburn, KS; son George Bond and wife Dawn of Gainesville;
daughter Gail Newton of Denton; grandchildren: Stephanie Dikeman
Watts, Mackenzie Dikeman, George Bond II (Tina), Emily Mitchell
(Mike), Joe Hoedebeck, Laura Lawhon, and Jennifer Belleau (Steve);
great-grandchildren: Grayson, Beckham, George III, and William;
sister Mary Gladfelter of Pearland; and numerous nieces and
Mrs. Bond was preceded in death by her parents; husband, one
brother, and four sisters.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, October
27 at Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home in Gainesville. There will
also be visitation from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 29
at Restwood Funeral Home in Clute, with a graveside service
following at 11:30 a.m. in Restwood Memorial Park.
Mrs. Bond’s grandchildren and great-grandchildren will be serving as
Memorial contributions may be made to Home Hospice of Cooke