June 15, 1954
April 1986
April 03, 1933
June 13, 2018;
April 03, 1933 - June 13, 2018;

Born to James Henry Lemons and Minnie Etta Theobald on April 3, 1933 in Gainesville, Texas.

She married the love of her life, Billie Joe Leaton, Sr. on November 3, 1947.  He was a proud member of the United States Air Force and
she proudly followed him wherever his assignments took him.  During most of those years, they had six children in tow.  She was a
homemaker until her last child started school.  She loved to sew for her family and friends and worked as a seamstress to help the family
make money.  She went to work at Frontier Manor Nursing Home (now River Valley) as the Activity Director.  She loved helping to make
life more enjoyable for all her residents.  They played bingo, cards, had visits with the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders and invited many local
musicians to come and play for them on Saturday nights.  She has a beautiful soprano voice and sang with many of the bands that came
to play.  She led music at several of the churches they attended.

She is survived by her daughters, Jimmie Frances Almon and Bettye Camp, both of Gainesville.  Daughter and son in-law Livia and Marty
Kendrick of Auburn, Washington.  Sons Don Leaton of Palestine and Jack and Lena Leaton of Euless.  Grandchildren Ginger and Ricky
Lemons, Tami Perkins, Russell and C.C. Almon, Michael Almon, James and Jan Lie Almon, Johnny and Jenny Leaton, Christy Leaton and
Gary Henry, David Leaton, Vince Kendrick and Jeff Leaton. Great-grandchildren Katie and Nathan Taylor, Thomas and Kacie Lemons,
Justin Perkins, Kelsey Perkins, Wade Perkins, Maxwell Henry, Nicholas Henry and Damaris Almon.  Great-great grandchildren Ella
Lemons, Jayton Lemons and Little Man.

She was proceeded in death by her husband of 59 years, Bill Leaton, her parents, her sons Billie Joe Leaton, Jr and Tommy Leaton, a
daughter in-law, Alberta Louise Leaton.  Brothers Larkin Lemons, Carol Lemons, Robert Lemons and Dick Lemons.  Sisters Ruby Selder,
Lorene Mercer and Betty Richey. Many nieces, nephews and friends.  She is also survived by her brother-in-law and sister-in-law Wymon
and Adrienne Leaton.

Funeral services for Louise were held at 2:00 PM Saturday, June 16, 2018 at the Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Larry
Kremling officiating.  Burial followed in the New Resthaven Cemetery.  A visitation was held the hour prior to the service.
August 14, 1953
February 8, 2019
August 14, 1953-February 8, 2019

Deborah Ann Garner, 65, of Aubrey, TX, passed away Friday, February 8, 2019 in Aubrey, TX. Debbie was born on
August 14, 1953 in Nocona, Texas to Noble Roland and Patricia (Luna) Lemons. She married Richard Garner on
November 25, 1994 in Aubrey, TX. Debbie was a successful business woman and hairdresser, who owned and operated
One Mane Place in Aubrey from 1986 to 2011. She was a strong, courageous, and loving wife, mother, and Mimi.
Debbie adored and treasured her grandchildren and loved spending time with her family. She is loved, missed, and will
always be cherished by her family and friends.
Debbie is survived by her husband of 24 years, Richard Garner of Aubrey, TX; four sons, Rickey Howell of Aubrey, TX,
Rance Howell of Valley View, TX, Roy Garner of Fate, TX, and James Garner of Palm Beach Gardens, FL; seven
grandchildren; one brother, Bryan Lemons of Era, TX; two sisters, Carolyn Alexander of Valley View, TX and Annetta
Reynolds of Callisburg, TX.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Noble and Patricia Lemons.
Visitation will be held 6:00PM-8:00PM, Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at Slay Memorial Funeral Center in Aubrey, TX.
A funeral service will be held at 10:00AM, Thursday, February 14, 2019 at First Rock Fellowship in Aubrey, TX with
Pastor Chris Walden officiating. Interment will be at 2:30PM in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery in Dallas, TX.
Pallbearers will be Caleb Mendoza, Bodie Noles, Chaz Alexander, Randall Liddell, Dustin Lemons, Cody Kirby, and Will
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to National Ovarian Cancer Coalition 3800 Maple Avenue,
Suite 435 Dallas, Texas 75219.
Online condolences may be shared at
Arrangements are under the direction of Terri Slay and Slay Memorial Funeral Center.
January 28, 1922
November 14, 2018
January 28, 1922
November 14, 2018

Memorial services with mass for Alice Marie Leonard Pittman, 96, of New Orleans, LA, will
be held at 11:00 am, Sat. December 1, 2018, at St. Phillip's Episcopal Church, 3643 Aurora
Dr., New Orleans, LA 70131. Alice died November 14, 2018 at home.
Alice Marie "Gee" was born Jan. 28, 1922 to Edward and Nell Leonard in Gainesville, Texas.
Gee was known for her good cooking and beautiful embroidery work. She loved playing
cards with her family.
Gee leaves behind two daughters, Lisa Brule of Muenster, TX, Vivian Marshall of
Washington, MO, a son John Holbert of New Orleans; four granddaughters, May Dietrich of
Metairie, LA, April Holcomb of Baton Rouge, LA, Jessica Brule and Sarah Brule of
Gainesville, TX and 13 great grandchildren; one sister,
June Sherrill of Gainesville; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Pat and sister, Mary Ellen Turbeville.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to be made to St. Phillip's Episcopal Church.
Published on November 26, 2018