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GOLDA E. "SMITH"
PIRKEY
April 23, 1927
May 20, 2010
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GOLDA E. "SMITH" PIRKEY
GISD STAFF

Golda Pirkey, 83, of Gainesville died at the Gainesville Health & Rehab. Center on May 20, 2010. A
celebration of her life will be held on Saturday May 22, 2010 at 10 a.m. in the First United Methodist Church.
Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral
Home.

Golda Elaine Smith was born April 23, 1927 in Avery in Red River County to the late Herman and Christine
Smith. She graduated Valedictorian from Avery High School and attended Draughons Business College in
Dallas. On July 11, 1946, Golda married her high school boyfriend, James Earl Pirkey while he was on leave
from the service. After the war, Golda and James Earl moved to Sulphur Springs for James Earl to attend
Sam Houston State University in Huntsville. She substituted at the Sulphur Springs schools and they
celebrated the birth of their son, Gary.

In 1952, the family moved to Littlefield where James taught Voc. Ag. and later became high school
principal. They celebrated the birth of their daughter, Kathy. When both kids were in school, Golda went to
work in the school cafeteria so she could be off with her children during the summers. She was
affectionately known as the “Lunchroom Lady” by all the students because she made sure every student
got a meal, even if they forgot their money.  In 1967, the family moved to Gainesville and Golda was again
a “stay-at-home” mom until 1972 when she went to work for the GISD as a high school secretary to
maintain the attendance records. She retired in 1996 at the age of 70. She continued to serve her church
and community as a volunteer for CHEW, RSVP, the Stanford House, and she was the “Official Greeter” at
First United Methodist Church and also served on numerous committees. She was diagnosed with a rare
muscle disease in 2000, but that didn’t stop her from living her life to the fullest. She moved to the Wheeler
House in 2003 and became their biggest cheerleader. She even led the residence exercise class from her
wheelchair. Golda moved to Gainesville Health & Rehab in Sept. 2009. Golda had a strong faith in God and
loved her family and friends, the students and faculty she met at GHS, and her church family. Golda Pirkey
is preceded in death by her parents and her husband, James Earl Pirkey, who passed away on Feb. 23, 1994.

Survivors include son and daughters-in-law, Gary and Janice Pirkey of Longview, and daughter and son-in-
law, Kathy and Robert Boone of Gainesville. Grandchildren include Dr. Aaron James Boone and fiancée, Dr.
Lora Plumlee of Waco, Amy Boone of Dallas, Jason and Nancy Pirkey of Plainview, Kymberlea and Mike
VanBrocklin of Longview, and Garrett Pirkey of Lubbock. Great granddaughters are Natalie and Jacie Pirkey
and Alea VanBrocklin. She is also survived by her siblings, Sylvia Gregory of Georgetown; her brother and
sister-in-law Billy Ralph and Jean Smith of Avery; and Nancy Idell of Garland; sister-in-law Ruby Pirkey of
DeKalb; and aunt Mary Wardell of Houston. She is survived by many cousins, nephews and nieces and also
her “adopted” family, Steven, Kim and Megan Fleming of Gainesville.
Pallbearers are Dr. Aaron Boone, Jason Pirkey, Garrett Pirkey, Mike VanBrocklin, Steven Fleming and
Steve Boone. Honorary pall-bears are care-givers at the Wheeler House and the Gainesville Health &
Rehab. Center

Visitation will be at the Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home this evening from 6 to 8 p.m. Thoughts and
memories may be shared in the online guestbook at www.geojcarroll.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the First United Methodist Church Sancturary Restoration Fund
or Home Hospice of Cooke County.
ROSS LESLIE PLUMBLEE
February 6, 1955
September 16, 1975
CLASS OF 1973
DANNY POTTER (1958-October 13, 2012)

Graveside services for Danny Potter, 54, of Gainesville are set for 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, at New
Resthaven Cemetery.Cremation arrangements are under the direction of the Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral
Home.

Mr. Potter died Oct. 13, 2012, in Gainesville.He was born March 8, 1958, in Frankfort, Germany.

Survivors include daughter, Rae Lynn Potter Eckert of Myra; sister, Jimmy Potter of Whitney; and three
grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Noah's Ark in Gainesville.You may sign the online registry at
www.geojcarroll.com.
KIRBY G. PRICE 1926-2010

Memorial services for Kirby G. Price, 83, of Gainesville are set for Saturday, June 5, 2010 at 5 p.m. at the
Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home Chapel.

Mr. Price passed away on Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at Denton Regional Hospital.

Mr. Price was born on Dec. 26, 1926 in Tyler, to Earl and Frances Hill Price. He served in the Navy from 1945-
1946 and graduated from Mid-Western University with a bachelor’s degree and enjoyed a long career in
teaching and coaching. He married Lila Jean Bryan.

Kirby is survived by his wife, Lila Jean Bryan Price of Gainesville; his daughter, Jan Price Gardner and two
sons, Jon R. Price and Jim Kirby Price.

Family visitation is set for this evening, June 4, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
CHARLES JAMES (JIMMY) PULTE  1947-2011

FORT WORTH — Services for Charles James Pulte, 64, of Fort Worth, are set for 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10,
2011 at the Geo. J. Carroll and Son Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Victor Cruz officiating. Burial will follow in
Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Geo. J. Carroll and Son Funeral Home.
Visitation will take place prior to services.

Jimmy was born June 19, 1947 in Gainesville to Charles Edward and Genevieve Pulte.  He passed away on
Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011 in Fort Worth.

He was a graduate of Gainesville High School and the University of North Texas. Jimmy was a former owner
of Schad and Pulte Welding Supplies in Gainesville.

Jimmy is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Jamie Pulte of Lindsay; daughter, Kelly Pulte
of Dallas; brother and sister-in-law, Joe and Rhonda Pulte of Gainesville; sister, Jeannie Gibbons, of Fort
Worth; sister and brother-in-law, Sue and Stuart Reuben of California.
You may sign the online registry at geojcarroll.com.
JORDAN EDWARD "EDDIE"
PYBAS
May 9, 1964
September 30, 1995
CLASS OF 1982
CHARLES POPE
December 10, 1936
December 30, 2006
CLASS OF 1957
SUSAN DEL "PRICE" WILLIAMS
CLASS OF 1971

WHITESBORO - Family visitation for Susan Del (Price) Williams age, 60, will be held from 6:00 P.M. until
8:00 P.M. Friday, April 12, 2013 at Meador Funeral Home of Whitesboro. Cremation arrangements are under
the direction of Meador Funeral Home. The family will have a private service at a later date.
Susan passed away on April 9, 2013 at Community Hospice of Texas in Fort Worth surrounded by her family.

Susan Del was born on July 10, 1952 in Gainesville, Texas to Ivan and Norma (Kitchens) Price. She married
Don Williams on August 29, 1981 in Gainesville. Susan had worked as a nurse's aide for 40 years, with the
last 18 of those years working for Gainesville Health and Rehabilitation Center in Gainesville. She enjoyed
collecting salt and pepper shakers and loved Miss Kitty which was her cat. Susan enjoyed spending time with
her family and loved them dearly.

Survivors include her husband, Don Williams of Whitesboro; a son, Jeremy Williams and wife, Jennifer of
Gainesville and daughter, Kimberly Williams and husband, Scott of Texas City; grandchildren, Connor
Williams, Marvin Fleck, James Fleck, Bryan Fleck and Timothy Fleck; 2 sisters, Cathy McGowan and Diane
Case and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts and lots of friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ivan and Norma Price.
AMY PORTER  
August 28, 1907
January 17, 1999
GISD TEACHER
AMERICAN HISTORY
JO ANN "WEBB" POWELL(March 18, 1925 - August 4, 2013)
Jo Ann Powell, 88, of Gainesville, Texas passed away peacefully in her home August 4, 2013. She was born
to Floyd and Ione Webb in Ardmore, OK, on March 18, 1925. She was married to Dr. William F. Powell who
preceded her in death.

Jo Ann graduated from Gainesville High School and received a degree from Texas Women’s University in
Home Economics. Jo Ann was a long time member of the First Baptist Church and made the communion
bread for Sunday services. She enjoyed a long career as a Senior Director with Mary Kay Cosmetics. Jo Ann
owned and operated The Lindsay House and Powell Fine Art for over 25 years. Additionally, she served on
the Board of Directors at Point Bank for 20 years.

She was active in many civic organizations and was passionate about making a difference in the lives of
others. Jo Ann is survived by her daughter Ann Murphy and husband Dr. Jay Murphy of Fort Worth, son Dr.
William D. Powell and wife Melinda Powell of Asheville, NC, grandchildren Elizabeth Jones and husband Mark
of Fort. Worth, Frasher Murphy and wife Adrienne of Dallas, Dr. William M. Powell and wife Keri of
Greenville, SC, Lindsay Ford and husband Chris of Ft. Leavenworth, KS, and Hillary Fowler and husband
Matthew of Chapin, SC. She is also survived by 10 great-grandchildren: Will and Sam Jones, Benjamin and
Nate Murphy, Sara and Avery Powell, Miles and Cooper Ford, and George and Harlan Fowler. Other family
members include Dr. and Mrs. Milton Dickson, Dr. and Mrs. Jerry Dickson and Patricia Winstead.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to First Baptist Church, 308 E. Broadway,
Gainesville TX 76240 or Camp Sweeney for Children with Diabetes, P.O. Box 918, Gainesville, TX 76240.

Following a private graveside service, a memorial service will be held at First Baptist Church at11:00 AM
Friday, August 9, 2013 with Dr. Bennie Slack officiating.
CHARLES POPE   December 10, 1936-December 30, 2006
CLASS OF 1957

Services for Charles Pope, 70, of Gainesville are set for 2 p.m. Wednesday at Southside Baptist Church in
Gainesville with Rev. Duke Dowling of Southside Baptist Church in Gainesville officiating. Burial will follow in
New Hope Cemetery under the direction of the Clement-Keel Funeral Home of Gainesville.

Mr. Pope died Dec. 30, 2006, at Denton Regional Medical Center.

He was born Dec. 10, 1936, in Waco to William and Lokie (Fuller) Pope. On June 14, 1957, he married Billie
Annelle West in Gainesville. He was a member of Southside Baptist Church, worked for Linda Jo Shoe
Company for more than 20 years, and retired from Weber Aircraft Company after more than 28 years.

Survivors include his wife, Billie Annelle Pope of Gainesville; daughters and sons-in-law, Paula and Kevin
Ponce of Edmond, Okla., and Karen and Jack Steed of Whitesboro; three grandchildren, Dustin Duke of
Houston, Anna Duke of Edmond, Okla., and David and spouse Autum Duke of Guthrie, Okla.; two
great-grandchildren, Lacey Duke and Jaden Duke of Guthrie, Okla.; sister and brother-in-law, Betty and
Travis Johnson of Denton; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Raymond Pope, James Pope and Ross Pope; and
two sisters, Olene Bybee and Bessie Stubblefield.

Pallbearers are Delbert West, Benny West, Bobby West, Dustin Duke, David Duke and Sonny McMillan.

Visitation will be at the Clement-Keel Funeral Home from 6 to 7 p.m. today.
DON EDWARD PULTE  (April 2, 1956-October 8, 2013)
CLASS OF 1974

Services for Don Edward Pulte, 57, of Temple, will be 3 p.m. Friday, October 11, 2013 at Harper-Talasek
Funeral Home in Temple with the Rev. Russell Jones officiating.
Mr. Pulte died Tuesday, October 8, at his residence in Temple.
He was born April 2, 1956 in Gainesville, Texas to Robert Joseph Pulte and Coralee Fuhrman Pulte. He
received a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Texas Tech in 1978, followed by a Master’s Degree in
Information Systems from North Texas State University. He married Belinda Donald on September 15, 1984
in Arlington, Texas. He attended First Baptist Church and St. Luke’s Catholic Church.
Mr. Pulte worked for General Dynamics in Ft. Worth for 12 years and then for McLane’s for 22 years. At the
time of his death, he was a Data Base Administrator for McLane’s.
He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Joseph Pulte.
He is survived by his wife, Belinda; his mother, Coralee of Gainesville; a son, Robert Pulte of Temple; a
daughter, Amanda Pulte of Austin; three brothers, Mike Pulte of Chicago, Illinois, Chris Pulte of Japan, and
Steven Pulte of Ft. Worth; a sister, Diane Pulte of Cooksville, Tennessee; and his granddaughter, Zoey
Gage.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to either the Building Fund at First Baptist Church
or the Christian Farms Rehab.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday, October 10 at the funeral home.
DANNY POTTER
March 8, 1958
October 13, 2012
CLASS OF 1976
JOHN L. PIPES
December 2, 1954
September 18, 2014
CLASS OF 1973
JOHN L. PIPES  (December 2, 1954 - September 18, 2014)
CLASS OF 1973

Memorial services for John L. Pipes, 59, of Gainesville are set for 2:00 PM
Sunday, September 21, 2014 at the Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home
Chapel with Michael Pipes officiating. A visitation will be held from 6:00 to
8:00 PM Saturday, September 20, 2014 at the funeral home.

John passed away September 18, 2014 at his residence after a lengthy
illness. He was born December 2, 1954 in Fort Worth, to John Roy and
Mary Wahneeta Watson Pipes.

Mr. Pipes is survived by his wife Tisha Slagle Pipes of Gainesville; son
Brandon Cole Pipes of San Diego, CA; son Jarrod Knudson and wife
Carmen of Madison, MS; son Ryan Knudson and girlfriend Marissa Linder
of Denton; son Neil Slagle and significant other Kelly Gupta of Seattle
Washington; daughter Lindsey Collins and significant other Laura Lewis of
Gainesville; mother Mary Watson Pipes of Gainesville; brother Michael
Pipes and wife Tana of Odessa; nephew Steven Pipes of College Station; 2
grandchildren.

John was preceded in death by his father John R. Pipes; grandparents
John Emmett and Thelma Sharp Watson; grandparents Bran and Pauline
Pipes.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the charity of
your choice.
KELLY JOE PRESTON
June 6, 1953
November 24, 1986
CLASS OF 1972
FRANCES ANN "POPE"
CRISP  
January 10, 1937
May 7, 2015
CLASS OF 1955
BILLY BROOKS PUCKETT (November 11, 1936-January 23, 2015)
CLASS OF 1955

Graveside services for Bill Puckett, 78, of Gainesville are set for 10 a.m., Monday, January 26, 2015 at the
Era Cemetery with Jay Culpepper officiating.  Visitation will be held at the Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral
Home from 5 to 6 p.m., Sunday, January 25, 2015.

Bill was born on November 11, 1936 in Leo, Texas to Bernice and Mattie Puckett.

He passed away on January 23, 2015 in Gainesville.

He married Sandra Theobold on September 14, 1955 in Sherman and retired from Tom Thumb in 1975.  He
was the founder of the Bubba Stik walking cane company and enjoyed woodworking in his garage where he
came up with the idea of the Bubba Stik.  He was a member of Commerce Street Church of Christ for many
years.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years; his children and their spouses:  Kerry and Jay Ullman, Mark and
Sharlene Puckett, Taryn and Steve Winters and Kim and Jeff Hammer.  He is also survived by his 14
grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
FRANCES ANN "POPE" CRISP  (January 10, 1937 - May 7, 2015)
CLASS OF 1955

Funeral services for Frances Ann Crisp, 78, of Gainesville, are set for 2:00 PM Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at the
Gainesville Bible Church with Pastor Mark Wascom officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery under
the direction of Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home. No visitation is planned.

Mrs. Crisp passed away May 7, 2015 in Gainesville. She was born January 10, 1937 in Gainesville to George
Marion and Sarah Margaret Lawson Pope. She was raised in Gainesville and never left. It was truly home to
her. She graduated Gainesville High School and worked many different jobs but her love was the Morton
Museum and all the people connected with it. She always referred to it as her dream job.

Ann is survived by a niece Jayne Sweet; nephew Jimmy Loving; nieces Sandra Pruitt, Marjorie Leaser and
Wanda Sue Brown. She is also survived by 4 great-nieces and 3 great-nephews and their children.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Morton Museum, 210 S. Dixon St., Gainesville, TX 7240, or to
Gainesville Bible Church, 601 Radio Hill Rd., Gainesville, TX 76240.
WANDA "PILCHER" KIDD
September 30, 1934
November 24, 2003
CLASS OF 1953
HARLEY PRICE
June 8, 1939
July 29, 2002
CLASS OF 1959
SUSAN DEL "PRICE"
WILLIAMS
July 10, 1952
April 9, 2013
CLASS OF 1971
HARLEY PRICE
CLASS OF 1959

Memorial service for Harley W. Price, 63, of Gainesville, are set for 10 a.m. Saturday at Fairview
Cemetery with the Rev. Dennis Garner officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of the Geo. J.
Carroll & Son Funeral Home of Gainesville.
Mr. Price died July 29, 2002, at Baylor Medical Center in Dallas.
He was born June 8, 1939, in Cooke County to John and Faye Brown Price. On Dec. 6, 1985, he married
Donna K. Cunningham in Whitesboro. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force, and following his
retirement was employed by the United States Corps of Engineers as a hydrographer.
Survivors include his wife, Donna K. Price of Gainesville; daughter, Sandra Westbrook of Gainesville; son,
Wade Price of Princeton; grandchildren, Aaron Westbrook, and Joshua, Greg and Megan Price; brothers,
Alvie Price of Gainesville, L.J. Price of Portage, Ind., Harold Price of New Braunfels, and Glen Price of
Whitesboro; and sister, Bobbie Westbrook of Gainesville.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, June Price; brother, Tommy Price; sisters, Cletus
Blackburn, Darleene Westbrook and Sara Price; and granddaughter, June RenŽ Price.
Honorary pallbearers are Randy Westbrook, Dean Westbrook, Mark Westbrook, Ricky Taylor, Mason
Day, and Bobby Joe Westbrook.
No visitation is planned.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
WAYNE PRESTON
DOB pending
June 17, 1973
CLASS OF 1969 or 1970?
PAT "POWELL" CULLUM
January 4, 1948
August 15, 1980
CLASS OF 1965
WANDA "PILCHER" KIDD (September 30, 1934-November 24, 2003)
CLASS OF 1953

Birth:         Sep. 30, 1934
Death:       Nov. 24, 2003

B: Grayson Co., Tx. D: North Richland Hills,Tx. Buried: 11/29/03. Survived
by husb. of 50 yrs. Earl A. Kidd.

Burial:
Fairview Cemetery
Gainesville
Cooke County
Texas, USA
ROSS LESLIE PLUMBLEE
CLASS OF 1973

Birth:         February 6, 1955
Cooke County
Texas, USA
Death:       September 16, 1975

Family links:
Parents:
Tommy Dean Plumlee (1930 - 1995)

Inscription:
PFC US MARINE CORPS VIETNAM

Burial:
Fairview Cemetery
Gainesville
Cooke County
Texas, USA
Plot: Division E, lot 56


DATES PENDING
CLASS OF 1957
KENNETH PRICE
September 3, 1933
August 2, 2002
CLASS OF 1953
KENNETH PRICE
CLASS OF 1953

Birth:         September 3, 1933
Gainesville
Cooke County
Texas, USA
Death:         August 2, 2002
Gainesville
Cooke County
Texas, USA

Family links:
Parents:
Samuel Price (1902 - 1973)
Vera Bell Weatherly Price (1909 - 2001)

Burial:
Fairview Cemetery
Gainesville
Cooke County
Texas, USA
REBA "POWELL" COMER
May 18, 1945
December 1, 2015
CLASS of 1963
KIRBY G. PRICE
December 26, 1926
June 1, 2010
GISD TEACHER
REBA POWELL COMER (May 18, 1945 - December 1, 2015)
CLASS of 1963

GAINESVILLE - Funeral Services for Reba Comer, 70, will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, December 4, 2015 at
the Meador Funeral Home Chapel in Gainesville with the Rev. Duke Dowling officiating. Interment will follow
at Fairview Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.
Reba passed away on Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at River Valley Health and Rehabilitation Center in
Gainesville.
She was born on May 18, 1945. Reba was retired from the Gainesville State School, where she worked as a
cook for many years. She married Gus Comer on August 27, 1976 in Gainesville. She attended Southside
Baptist Church in Gainesville.
Survivors include her husband, Gus Comer of Gainesville; a daughter, Theresa Moore of Gainesville; a
step-daughter, Pam Comer of Gainesville; and 2 brothers, Dickey Powell and Darrell Powell.
DEBORAH ANN "POPE"
BEAVER
May 01, 1952
January 13, 2016
CLASS OF 1970
ANITA FERN "PROFFER"
MURPHY
January 06, 1937
December 27, 2015
CLASS OF 1955
JIMMY PULTE
June 19, 1947
November 6, 2011
CLASS OF 1965
April 2, 1956
October 8, 2013
CLASS OF 1974
BILLY BROOKS PUCKETT  
November 11, 1936
January 23, 2015
CLASS OF 1955
ANITA FERN "PROFFER" MURPHY
CLASS OF 1955

Funeral services for Anita (Proffer) Murphy, 78, of Gainesville, are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday,
December 29, 2015 with Chaplain James Clinkscales officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at 1:00 p.m. prior to the service.

Anita was born January 6, 1937 in Gainesville to Samuel Manfred and Celia Fern (Delisle) Proffer. She
passed away December 27, 2015 in Gainesville.

Mrs. Murphy graduated from Gainesville High School in 1955. She worked at Linda Joe’s Shoe Factory and
Pecan Tree Manor. She retired from the State School after more than 20 years of service. She married
James Lewis Holley in 1957, Charles Bullard in 1960, and Donald Gene Murphy in 1975; all of whom preceded
her in death. Mrs. Murphy’s greatest joy in life was being a devoted mother and grandmother.

Survivors include: son Joe K. Holley of Gainesville; daughter Sheila Fette of Gainesville; son Darrell Bullard
and wife Tammy of Gainesville; son Harlan G. Murphy and wife Karen of Gainesville; 14 grandchildren;
numerous great-grandchildren; sister Paul Whitley of Gainesville; brother J. Dalton Proffer and wife Corene
of Gainesville; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Mrs. Murphy was preceded in death by: brother Finley M. Proffer and daughter-in-law Vickey Holley.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Society.
JO ANN "WEBB" POWELL
March 18, 1925
August 4, 2013
CLASS PENDING
DEBORAH ANN "POPE" BEAVER
CLASS OF 1970

Memorial service for Deborah Ann (Pope) Beaver, 63, of Gainesville, is set for 10:30 a.m. Saturday,
January, 16, 2016 at Hillcrest Church of Christ with David Gray officiating. The family will receive friends
from 10:00-10:30 prior to the service.

Debbie will be laid to rest, beside her parents, at Fairview Cemetery, during a private burial.

Debbie was born May 1, 1952 in Gainesville to Raymond and Edith (Murphy) Pope. She passed away January
13, 2016 in Gainesville from a stroke after suffering from Alzheimer’s.

Debbie married Mike Beaver on April 20, 1989 and spent almost 25 years together. She had a passion for
nature, including her flower garden and numerous, rescued pets. She enjoyed playing the piano and singing
karaoke, which showed her love of music. Debbie’s huge heart could be seen in her love for people; family,
friends, and strangers alike. She was a member of Hillcrest Church of Christ.

Debbie is survived by her husband, Michael Beaver of Gainesville; son and daughter-in-law, Brandon and
Holly Boyter; step-daughter and son-in-law, Tammy and Larry McKnight; grandchildren, Blake Boyter, Blaire
Boyter, and Courtney McKnight, mother of her 3 great-grandchildren; brother, Keith Pope and niece,
Jennifer Pope; aunt, Fern Shotwell; and 2 cousins, Devon Wood, Misty Snowden and their children.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and step-children, Joseph Beaver and Tarjia Beaver.

Memorial contributions in Debbie’s name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association @ALZ.org.
PRESCHER
July 09, 1950
January 11, 2017
CLASS OF 1969
DAVID EUGENE PRESCHER (July 09, 1950 - January 11, 2017)
CLASS OF 1969

youngest of three sons. David passed away in Oklahoma on Wednesday, January 11, 2017, helping a friend.

A rosary with visitation will be held on Sunday at 6:00 PM at the Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 16, 2017 at St. Mary's Catholic Church at 10:00 AM with the
Rev. John Pacheco as celebrant. The burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery.

David is survived by his sister-in-law Helen Prescher; and ten nieces and nephews Connie and Brad Reiter,
Ronnie Prescher and Scott Solomon, Monica Prescher, Michelle and Chad Cheaney, Brett and Karen
Prescher, Bart Prescher, Dianne and Charles Powers, Debbie and Crawford Weir, Dana and Ronnie Newland,
and Brian and Randi Prescher. He is also survived by several aunts, uncles, cousins, 12 great-nieces and
great-nephews.

Preceding David in death were his parents; first wife Stephonie (Sidener) Prescher; brother and
sister-in-law Raymond and Frankie Jo Prescher; brother Lloyd Prescher; and step-son Trey Caraway.

Pallbearers will be: Ronnie Prescher, Brian Prescher, Chad Cheaney, David Tiller, Ricky Harrison and Brain
Blanton. Honorary pallbearer: Donnie Blanton.
GISD ENGLISH TEACHER

Memorial service for Margaret Ann Pope Dickson will be held Saturday, June 25, 2016, at Whaley United
Methodist Church, 701 Rosedale, Gainesville, Texas, 76240, at 10:30 a.m. Reception immediately following
the service, Whaley United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall.

Margaret is survived by her husband, Jerry Stone Dickson; daughter, Catherine Dickson Weber;
grandchildren Sarah Margaret Weber and Dickson Scott Weber; and sister, Mary Lou Russell Mowery.

In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to the Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington,
DC 20090-6011, in memory of Margaret Dickson, 414 Willow Way, Gainesville, Texas 76240. Please indicate
that the donation is designated for Alzheimer’s research.
MARGARET ANN "POPE"
DICKSON
DOB pending
June 22, 2016
GISD ENGLISH TEACHER