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.
JIMMY PULTE

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
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.
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.
KELLY JOE PRESTON
June 6, 1953
November 24, 1986
CLASS OF 1972
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.
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?
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
KIRBY G. PRICE
December 26, 1926
June 1, 2010
GISD TEACHER
ANITA FERN "PROFFER"
MURPHY
January 06, 1937
December 27, 2015
CLASS OF 1955
JIMMY PULTE
June 19, 1947
November 6, 2011
CLASS OF 1965
DON EDWARD PULTE
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.
DAVID EUGENE
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.
WILLIAM GLENN PRUITT
June 13, 1939
April 24, 2016
CLASS OF 1957
WILLIAM GLENN PRUITT
June 13, 1939-April 24, 2016
CLASS OF 1957

DENISON - William Glenn Pruitt, 76, of Denison, died April 24 at his home in Denison.

A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Kinlock-Pruitt Cemetery in Kinlock, Oklahoma.
David Hill officiated.

Mr. Pruitt is survived wife, Georgia Pruitt of Denison; two children, Ronda Wilcoxson of New Mexico and
Kent Davis of Denison; siblings, Judy Newman of California, Randy Pruitt of Houston, and Linda Swann of
Tennessee; and nine grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Arrangements are under the direction of Fisher Funeral Home in Denison.

PASSED AWAY IN DENISON TX.  LOOK IN HERALD DEMOCRAT FOR OBIT.  HE WAS BURIED IN KINLOCK
OKLA.