All Obituaries

Debra Kay Gabbard

Aug 11, 2022


Memorial service for Kay Gabbard, age 68, of Point, will be held at Point Church of Christ Saturday, August 20 at 11:00 am.  Minister Richard Kellam officiating.

Kay was born on September 19, 1953, to James Rafford Stibbens and Tommie Yarbrough in DeSoto, Texas. She passed on August 11, 2022, in Point, Texas.

Kay loved her family and was...

Richard Lee Bryan

Aug 4, 2022

  Richard Lee Bryan, age 77, passed away early morning on Thursday, August 4th at his home in Emory, Texas with his loving wife of 28 years by his side. Richard was born in Dallas on December 21st, 1944.  He retired from Texas Instruments after 32 years and worked briefly as a consultant for Honeywell.  After retirement, he devoted the...

Kenneth Ramsey

Aug 4, 2022


Funeral service for Kenneth Ramsey, age 72, of Sulphur Springs, will be held at 11:00 a.m, Monday, August 8, 2022, at Wilson-Orwosky Chapel in Emory. Interment will follow at Old Shirley Cemetery. Visitation will be held Sunday, August 7, 2022, at Wilson-Orwosky Chapel, 6:00-8:00 pm.

Kenneth was born on March 29, 1950, to Henry Ramsey and Mary Defer Ramsey...

Carolyn June Potts

Aug 1, 2022


Carolyn June Potts, age 80, of Emory, passed away on Monday, August 1st, at her home in Emory, surrounded by her family and loving caretakers. Carolyn was born February 2, 1942, in Greenville, Tx, to George & Faye Varnon Melton.


Carolyn married her husband of 60 years, Leroy Potts on August 4, 1962. Carolyn taught school for 36...

Virginia McClelland

Jul 30, 2022


Funeral services for Virginia Raye McClelland, age 76, of Emory, will be held on Saturday, August 6, 2022 at 10:00 A.M. at Wilson Orwosky Funeral Home with Bro. Montie Parker officiating. Interment will follow at Dunbar Cemetery with Bryan Riddle, Henry Harrison, Robbie Hartog, Rick Reese, Marcus Gotcher and Brandall Fountain serving as pallbearers. A visitation will be held...

Robert Wenger

Jul 28, 2022


Robert Wenger, age 69, of Emory, Texas passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2022.

Wenger was born on October 4, 1952 in Jacksonville, Texas to Henry Wenger and Evelyn (King) Wenger Conway. After graduating high school, he served in the United States Army. He worked as a mechanic for many years and loved to spend time outdoors, especially fishing.


Janie Darlene Whitley

Jul 27, 2022


Janie “Sissy” Darlene Whitley, age 53 of Quinlan, passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2022, at 7:10 am in Plano. Janie was born on January 18, 1969, in Dallas to James Kenneth Whitley Sr., and Shearon Louise Pennington Whitley. She worked as an office manager at PRM Communication LLC and attended Round Flat Pentecostal Church of Fruitvale. Sissy was...

Ann Jennings

Jul 26, 2022


O God, My God, my Beloved. My Heart’s Desire

       Reflections on Carrie Ann Jennings


Carrie Ann Jennings was 68 years old on July 26th, 2022 when she transitioned.   

She became a member of the Baha’i faith which her parents were members of. 

Ann married Gregory Thomas Graham in 1975. The marriage produced two offsprings, Melanie...

Ron "Smitty" Smitheart, Sr.

Jul 25, 2022


Memorial service for Ron “Smitty” Smitheart Sr., age 78 of Emory, TX will be held at a later date. Mr. Smitheart passed away on July 25, 2022, at Christus Mother Frances – Sulphur Springs.

Ron was born on December 12, 1943, in Lufkin, TX to Ocie Lee and Bobbie Jean (Sowell) Smithhart. He married Glenda Faye Sikes on June...

Kathy Robertson

Jul 23, 2022


Katherine Lorraine Robertson passed away on Saturday, July 23, 2022, at Hunt Regional Hospital in Greenville, Texas. 

She was born on June 26, 1959, to Bobby Ray Jacobs and Patsy Tutor. Kathy was a caregiver for home health care and worked at Goodwill. 

Kathy is survived by her daughter, Amy Robertson; son, Matt Robertson; mother, Patsy Underwood; grandchildren, Aubrey...

Eddie Dean Poston

Jul 7, 2022


Memorial services for Eddie Dean Poston, age 75 of Dallas, Texas, are scheduled for

1:00 PM, July 18, 2022. The celebration of Eddie’s life will be held at the GoldRush Cafe,

1913 Skillman, Street, Dallas, Texas. Eddie passed away on July 7, 2022, at Hospice of East Texas after a short illness. The interment for Eddie, and his partner,...

Shirley Mae Gregory

Jun 26, 2022

Funeral service for Shirley Mae Gregory, age 85, of Emory, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at Wilson-Orwosky Chapel. Interment will follow at Elm Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior, 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 28.   

Shirley was born on December 15, 1936, to Walter Wayne Crabb and Era May Jones in Greenville, TX....

Taylor Ray Stevenson

Jun 21, 2022


Funeral service for Taylor Ray Stevenson, age 25, of Lindale, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, June 27, 2022, at Wilson-Orwosky Chapel in Emory. Interment will follow at Emory City Cemetery.   Visitation Service will be held at Wilson-Orwosky Chapel on Sunday, June 26, 2022, between 6-8 pm. 

Taylor was born on September 13, 1996, to Brian Keith Stevenson...

Melissa Emmons

Jun 19, 2022


Memorial service for Melissa Emmons, age 52, of Cumby, will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, July 2, 2022, at Cornerstone Baptist Church in Cumby. Brother Jim Moore will be officiating.

Melissa was born on February 2, 1970, to Bobby Joe Emmons and Patricia Yvonne Emmons in Greenville, TX.   She passed on June 19, 2022 in McKinney, Texas.  She...

Linda Moody

Jun 11, 2022


Linda Sue Thurman Moody was born on November 25, 1940, in Delta County, Texas and passed away on June 11, 2022, at East Texas Hospice Center in Tyler, Texas.  Linda attended school in Pecan Gap and graduated from Cooper High School, Cooper, Texas in 1959.  She moved to Dallas and began a long work career.  After moving to Emory,...

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