Claude Leonard “C.L.” Tomlinson, 79, of Rockwall died Nov. 9, 2006.
He was born the younger of two children on Aug. 7, 1927, in the Dawson County portion of O’Donnell to Claude Leonard Sr. and Gladys Viola Miles Tomlinson. He was active in the O’Donnell School system, both academically and athletically. He participated in football, basketball, track and his favorite, tennis. He graduated from O’Donnell High School in 1945. After graduation, he enlisted in the United States Navy and was discharged as an ensign in 1951. He continued his education as a Red Raider and graduated from Texas Technological College in 1949, with a B.A. in business administration. He was employed with the Baker Company selling office equipment and became the office manager for three doctors at the West Texas Hospital, moving on to become the assistant administrator of West Texas Hospital. His administration career continued in Sugarland at the Eldridge Memorial Hospital. C.L’s career moved him to Richardson General Hospital in 1966. In August 1969 he was awarded certification from the American College of Hospital Administrators. Making the decision to leave hospital management, C.L. accepted the position of office manager for the law firm of Strassburger/Price in Dallas and retired from this position on Aug. 1, 1986. C.L. was married to Lavern Garnett on Jan. 27, 1946, at the O’Donnell Church of Christ. They had been married for 45 years when she died in a traffic accident on their way home from vacation in 1991. The Tomlinsons became residents of Lubbock and moved in his career, settling in Denton, where they lived for 36 years.
C.L. is survived by his children, Marilyn Goode, Terri Hammack and Craig Tomlinson; 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; and a sister, Faye Hamblen.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Inurnment will be in Roselawn Cemetery at 3801 Roselawn Drive, Denton.
Donations may be made to a charity or church of choice.
Rest Haven Funeral Home-Rockwall chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Hubert C. Carter, 67, of Quinlan died Nov. 7, 2006.
He was born Jan. 12, 1939, in Beggs, Okla., to John Thomas and Corah (Stevens) Carter. Mr. Carter worked in the utilities industry as a construction worker. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force. Mr. Carter attended Harvest Bible Church.
He is survived by his wife, Irene (Franks) Carter of Quinlan; sons Darrell Wayne Carter of Quinlan, Steven Keith Carter of Garland, and David Carter and wife Leanne of Quinlan; a daughter, Kathy Horn of Commerce; a brother, Vernon Carter and wife Joan of Quinlan; sisters Neomi Lassiter and husband Larry of Kentucky, Blanche Lee of Oklahoma and Ruby Sanders and husband Clyde of Oklahoma; a stepson, Johnny Ray Bittle and wife Sherry of Quinlan; 14 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and five brothers and sisters.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Nov. 10, at Rest Haven Funeral Home-Rockwall chapel with Brother Jerry Scott officiating. Interment followed in Rest Haven Memorial Park.
Christian Matthew Corneau, 14, of Rockwall died Nov. 8, 2006.
He was born Aug. 20, 1992, in Killeen, son of Max and Michelle (Houk) Corneau. Christian attended school at Utley Freshman Center and enjoyed participating in Boy Scout Troop 83. He played the trumpet in the Orange Wave Marching Band, was enrolled in the Gifted and Talented Program and was a member of the student council.
He is survived by his parents of Rockwall; a brother, Justin Corneau of Rockwall; sister Olivia Corneau of Rockwall; grandparents Skip Houk of Reno, Nev., Joel Gartenberg and wife Dot of Arlington and Marjorie Gartenberg of Dayton, Nev; great-grandparents Ethelda Thelen of Reno, Nev., and Claire Gartenberg of Las Vegas, Nev.; and many loving aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Nov. 11, at First United Methodist Church of Rockwall with Bob Jackson and Dr. Joe Pool officiating. Entombment followed in Rest Haven Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Christian Corneau Contribution Account, c/o Bank of America, 1000 West Rusk Street, Rockwall, TX 75087.
Christy Susanna Mashburn, 53, of Royse City died Nov. 8, 2006.
She was born Feb.y 8, 1953, in Vienna, Austria, to Robert and Erna (Sauer) Covert. Christy worked in the medical field as an LVN.
She is survived by her husband, John Mashburn of Royse City; a daughter, June McFadden and husband John of Josephine; son Micheal Barlow of Yorktown; a brother, Robert Covert Jr., and wife Janet of Terrell; sisters Becky Smith and husband Gary of Mabank, Diane Vann and husband Mike of Josephine, Audrey Edwards and husband Danny of Garland, Anita Jordan of Texas, Michelle Jordan of Texas and Linda Sauer of Germany; grandchildren Jacob, Kaitlyn, Christopher and Taylor; and stepchildren Megan Goodlowe and Eric and Keith Mashburn.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Monday at Rest Haven Funeral Home-Royse City Chapel, with Rev. La Critia Tanner officiating. Interment followed in the Royse City Cemetery.
Ted H. Peters (T-Boy), 62, of Plano, formerly of Greenville died Nov. 8, 2006, at Medical Center of Plano. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Monday at Aldersgate Church under the direction of Coker-Mathews Funeral Home in Greenville with Mr. Randy Daw officiating. Burial followed in Memoryland Memorial Park.
Mr. Peters was born on Dec. 30, 1943, in Greenville to Joe Becton and Teddie Rose Hopkins Peters. He married Fonda Lynn Carter on June 3, 1966, in Greenville. He was the executive director of Heritage Farmstead Museum in Plano. He grew up attending Central Christian Church in Greenville. He was a member of Aldersgate Church in Greenville.
Mr. Peters was a member of the Board of Regents for East Texas State University from 1985-1991; director of The Seywyn School in Denton, 1986 –1988; member of the Executive Board for North Central Texas Council of Governments, 1978-1980, president of the Greenville Industrial Development Fund, Inc.; secretary of the Greenville Hospital District, 1975-1980; and foreman of the Hunt County Grand Jury in 1978;
He was the director of the East Texas State University Foundation; chairman of the St. Paul Episcopal School Building Program; chairman of the Greenville YMCA Building Program in 1986; chairman of the Tawakoni District Boy Scouts of America; assistance scoutmaster of Troop 316-National Eagle Scout Association and was an Eagle Scout Leader; member of the Hunt County Juvenile Board; and YMCA Girls Softball Coach, 1977-1982,
He was also a member of the Rotary Club in Plano, Texas, and received the prestigious Paul Harris Fellow Award from the Plano Rotary Club 2005. He was the author of the History of Christian Church, The Peters Family History and Western Belt Buckles (in production).He enjoyed photography and genealogy.
He is survived by his wife, Fonda Lynn Peters of Plano, formerly of Greenville; mother Teddie Rose Peters of Greenville, son and wife Andrew and Kelly Peters of Greenville; daughter Amy Teigh Peters-Bull of Sachse; granddaughters Karley Peters of Greenville and Kylee Teigh Bull of Plano; brothers and wives, Jim and Terry Peters of Rockwall and Newman and Charla Peters of Greenville; several nieces and nephews; and a faithful companion, Maddie, his beloved border collie.
He is preceded in death by his father and father-in-law, Truman Carter, and mother-in-law, Irene Carter.
Pallbearers were Lee Clark, Erik Emmerson, Rex Evans, Chris Fugitt, James Goodman, Harry Hudson, Farrell Nalls and Steve Ramsey. Honorary Pallbearers are John Henson, Buddy Massay and Tom Oliver.
Memorials may be made to Heritage Farmstead Museum, a non-profit organization, 1900 West 15th St., Plano, Texas, 75075
Twilla René Blanchette Fontenot, 51, passed into the presence of her Heavenly Father on March 4, 2014, having fought the good fight of faith.
Hunter Mackenzie Coleman, 19, of Rockwall passed away Feb. 20, 2014.
Jacob Lee Sloan, 22, of Rockwall passed away Feb. 12, 2014, at his house held by his mom and surrounded by family as he prepared to make his trip home to heaven.
James Robert Benbrook — Feb. 1, 1939 - Feb. 7, 2014, a.k.a. Jim, Ben, Daddy, Dad, Dr. B, Spot, Patton, and PawPaw.
Jimmy W. Courson, 81, of Rockwall passed away Feb. 10, 2014.
Marjorie Mae Robsahm Tweedy, 100, a resident of Rockwall since 2008, formerly of Springdale, Ark., passed away Jan. 9, 2014.
Zula Maxine Brooks, a lifelong resident of Rockwall died Jan. 23, 2014.
Justin Mark Stanert was born July 24, 1987, and passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 26, 2014, at age 26.
Lee Ball Griffith, born Sept. 6, 1920, in Stockinbingcal, NSW, Australia, went to be with our Lord on Jan. 27, 2014.
VERNON HOGUE JR.
Vernon Hogue Jr. passed away Jan. 17 in Rockwall.
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