SUE REID 1927-2012

Funeral Services for Sue Reid, 85, of Dogwood Estates in Denton, TX, formerly of Lake Kiowa, are set for
10:00 AM Friday, June 8, 2012 at the First Baptist Church of Gainesville, TX with Dr. Mark Denison officiating
under the direction of Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in
Gainesville.

Mrs. Reid died June 4, 2012 in Denton. She was born March 5, 1927 to Henry and Myrtle Erwin at the Pilot
Knob Ranch outside of Denton, TX

She was a retired school teacher of 22 years. She taught her entire career at Gainesville High School. She
taught Speech and Drama.
Survivors include: son and daughter-in-law Gary and Mary Nel O'Dell of Lake Kiowa, TX; daughter and
son-in-law Cheryl and Bob Garsee of Denton, TX; step-daughter Darla Butler of Sachse, TX; eight
grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; brother John Erwin of Denton, TX;
and brother Wayne Erwin of Ft. Worth, TX.

Mrs. Reid was preceeded in death by: husband Billy Wayne O'Dell; husband Ben "Bo" Reid; her parents; four
brothers; and five sisters.
Pallbearers will be Mrs. Reid's grandsons: Scott Boswell, Justin Boswell, Cody Smoot, Jacob Lawson, Jared
Lawson, and Tanner Lawson.

A visitation is set for Thursday, June 7, 2012 from 6:00 - 7:00 PM at Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home.
The Denton Record-Chronicle, Wednesday, June 6, 2012
KENNETH WAYNE RIVOIRE 1930-2006

Services for Kenneth Wayne Rivoire, 76, of Gainesville are set for 2 p.m. Saturday at the First Presbyterian
Church with Rev. John Hare officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery under the direction of the
Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home of Gainesville.
Mr. Rivoire died May 17, 2006, at Presbyterian Hospital of Denton.

He was born April 9, 1930, in Gainesville to John and Dealie Bearden Rivoire. On May 9, 1958, he married
Olivia Smith in Gainesville. Kenneth was a graduate of Gainesville High School and was a veteran of the
Korean War, serving the Army of the United States. He later graduated from Texas A&M; University, where
he was a member of the A&M; Singing Cadets. He was employed with Armco Steel for 28 years and was the
owner and operator of “Give Me a Break” vending company. He was an active member of the First
Presbyterian Church and served in the Chancel Choir.

He was a member of the Cooke County Chorale, American Hereford Association and was a life-long rancher
in Cooke County.

Survivors include his wife, Olivia Rivoire of Gainesville; son, Rory Rivoire; daughters and sons-in-law, Renae
and Jeff Leftwich and Ronda and Jerry Perry; grandchildren, Tommy and Dusty Rivoire, Jeffrey and Jacob
Williams, Chelsea, Jaden and Macy Perry; sister and brother-in-law, Marie and Sam Cotten of Gainesville;
sisters-in-law, Imogene Rivoire and Edalou Steed of Gainesville; sister-in-law and her husband, Thellis and
Norris Chapman of Longview; brother-in-law, Wayne Dillard of Gainesville; and several cousins, nieces and
nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Dealie Rivoire; by his brothers, Bud, Jesse and Milton
Rivoire; and by his sisters, Loree Blagg, Lucille Autry and Dolly Dillard.

Pallbearers are Pat Price, Winford Sherrill, Matt Chalmers, Ben Turbeville, Lloyd Marshall and Bill Moss.

Visitation will be at the Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday.
Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church.
DARLA WYLENE "REED" GREEN
CLASS OF 1991

DENTON — Funeral services for Darla Wylene (Reed) Green, 36, of Denton, and formerly of Gainesville, are
set for 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 10, 2009 at Clement-Keel Chapel with Dr. Eddie Chennault of Temple
Baptist Church officiating.
Burial will follow in New Rest Haven Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Clement-
Keel Funeral Home.
Ms. Darla Wylene (Reed) Green died June 6, 2009 at her residence.

She was born Oct. 19, 1972 in Gainesville to Jerrel and Deborah (Sistrunk) Reed. She attended Cross
Timbers Church and was a merchandiser for Russell Newman in Denton. She graduated from Gainesville
High School in 1991 and attended North Central Texas College.

Survivors include her daughters, Corrine Ann Green of Denton and Courtney Marie Reed of Gainesville; sons,
Dayton Alan Green of Denton; mother, Deborah Reed Fuhrman of Gainesville; father, Jerrel Reed of
Thackerville, Okla.; brother, Johnny Reed of Gainesville; grandmother, Margie Holt of Gainesville; fathers
and mothers-in-law, Debbie and Pete Schapp and David and Becky Green.

She was expecting her first granddaughter, Ryleigh Mozingo in July.
Preceded in death by her grandfather, Roy Sistrunk.
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JORETHA "CANDI"  "RAMSEY" TAYLOR   1969-2002

THACKERVILLE, Okla. -- Services for Joretha "Candi" Taylor, 32, of
Thackerville, Okla., are set for 10 a.m. Thursday at Clement-Keel Chapel
with the Rev. Eddie Ramsey, Baptist minister, officiating. Burial will
follow in New Rest Haven Cemetery under the direction of the
Clement-Keel Funeral Home of Gainesville.

Ms. Taylor died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2002, at her residence.

She was born Aug. 12, 1969, in Gainesville and had an associate of
science degree from Cooke County College.

Survivors include her father and step-mother, Tommy and Helen Ramsey
of Ponder; mother and step-father, Arta Gail and Larry Morrison of
Callisburg; son, Curtis Anthony "Tony" Taylor of Thackerville, Okla.;
grandparents, Art and Bertha Bartlett of Gainesville; step-grandmother,
Kathy Morrison of Gainesville; brother, Cody Morrison of Callisburg;
step-brothers, Chad Morrison of Grapevine, Joe Kinslow of Austin, and
Michael Kinslow of Houston; sister, Shonna Williams of Valley View;
step-sister, Christy Schutt of Grapevine; and several nieces, nephews,
aunts and uncles.

Pallbearers are Keith Williams, Ronnie Swanson, Alan Schutt, Kenneth
Skinner, Greg Selby and John Lockhart. Honorary pallbearers are Faron
Underwood, George Kisser, and Mark McElreath.

The family will be at the Clement-Keel Funeral Home from 7 to 8 p.m.
today.
Published in the Gainesville Daily Register [Gainesville, TX] on January
30, 2002.
JORETHA "CANDI" "RAMSEY"
TAYLOR
August 12, 1969
January 27, 2002
CLASS OF 1988
SIDNEY GORDON RAMSEY  1932-January 1, 2013
CLASS OF 1950

“Along the banks of the Red River a frail little woman gave birth to a wildcat.”

Sidney Gordon Ramsey was born Dec. 9, 1932, just north of Muenster in Cooke County, Texas, to Elisha
Gordon and Ruby Hobbs Ramsey, and on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, he went home to be with his Lord.

He graduated from Gainesville High School in 1950. He attended North Central Texas College before serving
in the United States Army during the Korean War from 1953 to 1955, at Fort Carson, Colo. He also attended
Arlington State College and graduated with a BBA in 1968, from the University of Texas at Arlington.

Mr. Ramsey worked for LTV from 1955 to 1972, where he was an administrator for the A-7 project. After
leaving LTV, in 1972, he started Ramsey Realty and the RAMCO Development. In 1981, he entered the oil
business as an independent oil producer, and he continued with this operation until his retirement in 2012.

In Fort Carson, Colo., during his service in the army, he met the love of his life, Jo Ann Moore. He married
her on Oct. 16, 1954, and again on Dec. 11, 1981. They celebrated 58 years of wedded bliss on Oct. 16, 2012.

Mr. Ramsey was preceded in death by his parents; and his older sister, Imogene.

He is survived by his wife, Jo; daughters, Cyndy and husband Gary Sylvester of Fort Worth and Jenny and
husband Ben Bowers of Arlington; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was a longtime member of First United Methodist Church in Arlington. Sid Ramsey was never at a loss for
words and he never met a stranger. He was full of life and love for his family. He will be missed greatly by all
who knew and loved him.

Services for Mr. Ramsey were held at First United Methodist Church in Arlington on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013.
The family greeted friends on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at Moore Funeral Home. Dr. David Mosser officiated the
service.
SIDNEY GORDON RAMSEY
December 9, 1932
January 1, 2013
CLASS OF 1950
HUGH BOYD RIVOIRE  1932-February 5, 2013
CLASS OF 1951

Hugh Boyd Rivoire, 80, joined his loved ones in Heaven on Feb. 5, 2013.

Born Feb. 14, 1932 in Gainesville, Boyd was the sixth child born to Irena and Paul Rivoire.  He lived the
majority of his life in Lubbock, where he owned and managed several rent houses.  He was a long-time and
devout member of the Sunset Church of Christ.

The burial service will be Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 at 2 p.m. at the Pavillion at Fairview Cemetery in Gainesville.

The family memorial service will be held Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 at 1 p.m. at the Rivoire family plot in the
Fairview Cemetery.

Boyd was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Olin G. Rivoire and Paul J. Rivoire, sisters, Emma Lois,
and husband Kaiser Thompson; Meda Rose, and husband Ludy M. Massie; and Edna Lou, and husband Lloyd
C. Skow; and nieces, Marta Gail Massie Fenter and Jana Lynn Massie Paterson.

He is survived by sisters-in-law, Justine Rivoire and Murthel Rivoire and numerous nephews and nieces.  
Uncle Boyd was a special treasure to his family.

Memorials, if desired, may be sent to Sunset International Bible Institute at SIBI, Attn; Nancy, 3723 34th
Street, Lubbock, Texas 79410.
JEFF RALSTON
DOB pending
May 19, 2007
CLASS OF 1984
SUE "ERWIN" REID
March 5, 1927
June 4, 2012
GISD TEACHER
LANITA SUE "REED"
WELCH
June 24, 1965
April 16, 2014
CLASS OF 1983
LANITA SUE REED WELCH (June 24, 1965 - April 16, 2014)
CLASS OF 1983

A memorial service for Gainesville resident, Lanita Sue Welch, 48, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 19th
at The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints. She died at River Valley Health and Rehab Center
Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Lanita was born June 24, 1965 in Lubbock, Texas, to the late Lonnie and Inita
Reed. She had worked as a dispatcher for the police and sheriff's department.

Survivors include sons, Zachary Tayler Reed of Gainesville, Jonathan "Cody" Welch of Denton and Nicholas L.
Welch of Gainesville and brother, Lonnie L. Reed of Sanger. She was preceded in death by her parents and a
sister, Paula J. Davis.

Cremation is under the direction of Meador-Clement-Keel Funeral Home.
January 30, 1924
August 21, 2010
CLASS OF 1941
MAUREEN JUNE
"RANKIN" HARGRAVE
July 27, 1946
May 9,  2006
CLASS OF 1965
TOMMY RAWLS
August 2, 1941
January 30, 2000
CLASS OF 1960
DAVID RHOADS
February 2, 1947
November 5, 1981
CLASS OF 1965
DARLA WYLENE "REED"
GREEN
October 19, 1972
June 6, 2009
CLASS OF 1991
TOMMY RAWLS
CLASS OF 1960

Thomas Blake Rawls of Gainesville died Jan.30 in a Denton hospital. He was 58.

Funeral services were held Wednesday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Gatesville with Father
Hilario Guajardo officiating. Burial was in Turnersville Cemetery.

Mrs. Rawls was born Aug. 2, 1941, in Temple to Margaret Isabell Gann Anderson and the late James Chappel
Rawls. On July 7, 1961, he married Mary Virginia (Jean) Pancake in Austin. He worked as a foreman for
Precinct 2 in Cooke County.

He was preceded in death by his father and a brother, Richard Irvin Rawls.
Survivors include his wife, Jean Rawls; mother, Margaret Isabell Anderson of Belton; two sons, Thomas
Blake Rawls Jr. and Michael I. Rawls, both of Keller; one brother, Charles Rawls of Salem, OR; and one
sister, Jo Ann Lambert of Belton.

Pallbearers were Robert E. Pancake, Billy I. Pancake, John Storey, Richard Pancake, David Smith and
Charlie Herndon.

The family requests memorials be made to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society.

Family links:
Parents:
James Chappell Rawls (1914 - 1951)
Margaret Isabell Gann Anderson (1917 - 2007)

Sibling:
Richard Irwin Rawls (1937 - 1963)*
Thomas Blake Rawls (1941 - 2000)

*Calculated relationship

Inscription:
Married July 7, 1961

Burial:
Turnersville Cemetery
Turnersville
Coryell County
Texas, USA
MAUREEN JUNE "RANKIN" HARGRAVE  (July 27, 1946-May 9, 2006)

Maureen graduated from Gainesville High School (GHS) in 1965. While attending GHS, she was a member of
the cast of several school plays including Camelot, Finian's Rainbow and Oklahoma. During all three years at
GHS, she was a member of the high school Chorus. In her junior and senior years, she participated in the
Pep Club.
Maureen June Rankin Hargrave, 59, died Tuesday, May 9, 2006, at Peachtree Christian Hospice in Duluth,
Ga. The graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Oak City Cemetery in Bainbridge, Ga.
Ivey Funeral Home (229-246-3232) is handling arrangements.

Published in Tallahassee Democrat on May 11, 2006.

Birth:         Jul. 27, 1946
Death:         May 9, 2006
Duluth
Gwinnett County
Georgia, USA

Family links:
Spouse:
Andrew R. Hargrave (1944 - 2007)*

*Calculated relationship
JERRY RHODES
October 17, 1949
August 7, 1987
CLASS OF 1969
KENNETH RAY "KENNY" RITCHIE (March 30, 1958-July 27, 1992)
CLASS OF 1977

Birth:         March 30, 1958
Wise County
Texas, USA
Death:       July 27, 1992
Cooke County
Texas, USA

Father: Willie Malcolm Ritchie
Mother: Wanda Ruth Briggs

Family links:
Parents:
Wanda Ruth Briggs Ritchie (1934 - 2011)

Burial:
Fairview Cemetery
Gainesville
Cooke County
Texas, USA
Plot: Division O, lot 39
KENNETH RITCHIE
March 30, 1958
July 27, 1992
CLASS OF 1977
JERRY RHODES
CLASS OF 1969

Birth:         October 17, 1949, USA
Death:       August 7, 1987, USA


Family links:
Parents:
Jerry F Rhodes (1919 - 1972)
Virginia Ruth Steed Rhodes (1925 - 1998)

Burial:
New Resthaven Cemetery
Gainesville
Cooke County
Texas, USA
PETER "PETE"  
RICHROATH
DOB Pending
August 2, 2001
CLASS OF 1978
HUGH BOYD RIVOIRE
February 14, 1932
February 5, 2013
CLASS OF 1951
SANDRA KAY "RHODES"
JOHNSON
January 13, 1947
March 1, 2016
CLASS OF 1965
KENNETH WAYNE
RIVOIRE
April 9, 1930
May 17, 2006
CLASS OF 1947
SANDRA KAY "RHODES" JOHNSON
CLASS OF 1965

Memorial services for Sandra Kay Johnson, 69, of Valley View will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 8, 2016
at Calvary Baptist Church, 900 S. Wine in Gainesville.
Mrs. Johnson passed away March 1, 2016 in Valley View. She was born Jan. 13, 1947 in Gainesville to Virginia
and Jerry Rhodes.
Survivors include her four sons, Steve Evans, Scott Evans, Stacey Evans and Shay Evans; five
grandchildren, Shayna, Sheree, Diamond, Saline and Stacia; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Jerry Rhodes Jr.
DOUG REITER
October 27, 1936
August 27, 2016
CLASS of 1954
DOUG REITER (October 27, 1936 - August 27, 2016)
CLASS of 1954

Memorial services for Douglas Richard Reiter, 79, of Gainesville, are
scheduled for 10:00 AM on Saturday, September 3, 2016 at St. Mary’s
Catholic Church. Officiating the service will be Father John Pacheco. A
Rosary service will begin at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 2 at Geo. J.
Carroll & Son Funeral Home.  Mr. Reiter died August 27, 2016 at
Renaissance Care Center from complications of Alzheimer’s Disease. Mr.
Reiter. He married Chubby Mages on July 2, 1960 at Sacred Heart Catholic
Reiter. He married Chubby Mages on July 2, 1960 at Sacred Heart Catholic
Church in Muenster. Doug attended St. Mary’s Catholic School. In 1954,
he graduated from Gainesville High School. He also attended Midwestern
State University. In 1957, Doug enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps for two
years. He served aboard the USS Lexington. In 1959, he accepted a
position with Texas Instruments in Richardson, TX. Doug worked at Texas
Instruments for eight years. In 1968, he joined his father and brother in
the dairy business. Doug worked on the family dairy for 39 years and
retired in 2007. Survivors include his wife Chubby, three sons &
daughters-in-law: Chuck & Mistee Reiter of Gainesville, Dave & Jill Reiter
of Muenster, and Marc & Kerri Reiter of Lindsay; six grandchildren:
Dustin, Alaina, Rylee, Ryenne, Madison & Kortnie; his brother, Gene
Reiter of Gainesville; and his sister, June Blevins of Houston. Mr. Reiter
was preceded in death by his parents, Toney & Rose (Luttmer) Reiter; his
father-in-law & mother-in-law, Joe & Theresa (Bayer) Mages; and his
sister-in-law, Shirley Reiter.  The family would like to thank Cooke County
Home Hospice for their care & compassion during Doug’s final days. The
family would also like to thank Renaissance Care Center for their
wonderful care.  As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions
may be sent to St. Mary’s Catholic School.
BOBBY CHARLES RAMSEY
July 25, 1944
August 12, 2016
CLASS OF 1963


CLASS OF 1963

A celebration of life with visitation to follow for Bobby Charles Ramsey,
72, of Mountain Springs, is set for 4:00 PM Monday, August 15, 2016 at
the Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home.

Bobby was born on July 25, 1944 in Sherman to Loran Jake "L.J." and
Geneva Merle (Moore) Ramsey. He passed away on August 12, 2016 in
Denton.

Bobby graduated Gainesville High School in 1963. He joined the U.S. Army
in 1964 and served until 1968 where he was a Golden Gloves Boxer.
Bobby was a lifetime member of the VFW Post 1922.

He is survived by his wife Kathy Ramsey of Mountain Springs; brother
Keith Ramsey and his wife Susan of Longview; and sister Donna Gossett
and her husband Tommy of Benton, AR. He is also survived by a niece,
two nephews, and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews.

Bobby was preceded in death by his parents.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the VFW Post
1922, or a charity of your choice.