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Catherine Haynes

Dec 05, 1929 - Dec 05, 2023

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Isaiah 41:10 "Fear not for I am with thee, . . . for I am thy God". Catherine Darter Fletcher Haynes, of Gate City, VA, passed away from this earth on December 4, 2023. She was born February 6, 1929 to the late Peter Haynes Darter, Sr. and Lena Kate McDavid Darter. The following siblings preceded her in death, PH Darter, Jr. , Virginia Barber, William "Bill" Darter, Pauline Collins, Hiram Darter, and Elizabeth Fields. Catherine was preceded in death by her first husband, Cecil H. Fletcher (1965)...Read More

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Jimmy Dudley

Nov 17, 1942 - Dec 06, 2023

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Jimmy (JD) Lee Dudley was born to Cleo and Naniel Dudley on November 17, 1942 in Knoxville, TN. He was raised in Bartow, Ga until the age of 12. In 1955 the family moved to Boca Raton, Florida (Butts Farm). In 1968 Jimmy moved to Syracuse, New York. He was employed by Chrysler Corp as a forklift operator. He relocated back to Florida in 2001. Jimmy was known at baking delicious pound cakes. On Thursday, December 7th he departed this life on earth with his devoted and caring wife by his side. Jimmy is preceded in death by his son, Derrick (Tony) Dudley, daughter, Gladys Dudley. Parents, Cleo and Naniel Dudley, sisters, Charlie Mae McKinney, Betty Robinson, Mildred D. Fenton and Annie Will Dudley Littles, brothers, Willie Dudley and James Dudley. He leaves to cherish his memories his wife of 33 years , Dorothy Dudley, daughter, Carolyn Dudley, Audrey Dudley, sons, Carlos Dudley, Ellis Dudley, Sr, Bonus Sons, Santora McKinney, Eric McKinney, Sisters, Cleophus Clark of Stone Mountain, Ga. , Susan D Brown of Loganville, Ga. , Margie D Simpson of Delray Beach, Florida and Frances D Savery of Boynton Beach, Florida, sister-n-laws. Betty Williams, Barbara Ruff, Gloria Crist of Rivera Beach, Florida, Willie Mae McKinney of Syracuse , New York, Betty McKinney of Syracuse, New York, brother-n-laws, Derek Crist ( Rivera Beach, Florida, Jimmy McKinney of Syracuse, New York, 12 - grandchildren, and 13 great grands. He leaves a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. To send a flower arrangement or to plant trees in memory of Jimmy (JD) Lee Dudley, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store. Photo Album $(function () {$('#ugallery'). unitegallery();});

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Carmen Parras

Born : Aug 22, 1932

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On the morning of December 20, 2023, Carmen M. Parras departed this earth and entered into eternal rest within our heavenly Father's embrace. She was born in Chicago, Illinois on August 22, 1932. Carmen lived a proud life, succeeding as both a gifted cosmetologist and steadfast business owner. She is preceded in death by her husband, Leonel R. Parras, as well as her parents, Julian Montes and Maria DeLeon. Left to honor her memory and celebrate her life, are her four adoring children and their spouses; Leonel A. Parras, Sergio A. Parras (Natalya Parras), Ricardo A. Parras (Kelly Parras), and Elizabeth P. Hinojosa (Federico Hinojosa), as well as, several grandchildren and great grandchildren. Visitation will be held from 1:00 p. m. to 8:00 p. m. on Friday, December 22, 2023, with the recitation of the Holy Rosary at 7:00 p. m. at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory. A memorial Mass will be celebrated in her honor at 10:00 a. m. on Tuesday, December 26, 2023 at Saint Luke's Catholic Church. Services will conclude after Mass. Services are under the guidance of Sunset Memorial Funeral Home, Crematory & Flower Shop. 657 Springmart Blvd. , Brownsville, Texas. (956) 350-8485 To send flowers or a plant to the family in the memory of Carmen M. Parras, please visit Didi's Flower Shop at Sunset Memorial, place your order online at or call (956) 572-3872. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

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Joanne Crist

Dec 04, 1937 - Dec 20, 2023

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Joanne Crist passed peacefully from her time on earth into her eternal home in heaven on the morning of Dec. 19, 2023. She was surrounded by her loving daughters. Joanne was born on Dec. 4, 1937, to Meredith and Laura Shutts in Jersey Shore. She grew up in Nippenose Valley, alongside her three younger siblings. In school, Joanne developed a love of music and playing clarinet in the school band. She graduated from Jersey Shore High School in 1955. During that time, she fell in love with her high school sweetheart, Walt, and listed her goal as becoming a "perfect Pine Creek housewife. " This dream became reality when Walter and Joanne married on May 11, 1957, at St. Peter's Lutheran Church. They enjoyed 52 years of marriage on their Pine Creek farm, along with their two daughters, Becky and Laurie. Later in life, Joanne would become agrammya to her two granddaughters, Alaina and Erica, and recently was upgraded to "great-grandma" to Wally. Joanne worked various jobs throughout her life and ultimately retired from the West Company. Far and away, her favorite roles were being a farmer's wife and mother. She loved caring for and serving her family. She assisted Walt with harvesting the farm crops. Joanne enjoyed tending to her summer garden and canning her yearly produce. Joanne loved cooking for her family and hosting gatherings for holidays or special occasions. Her favorite times were when her family was gathered for a meal. Joanne enjoyed singing in the choir at church and assisting the congregation wherever she could. She was beloved by many family and friends who will remember her as a devoted wife, loving mother, caring grandmother, and loyal sister. Her gentle presence will be missed by many. In addition to her parents, Joanne was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Crist on Dec. 24, 2009. She was faithful to maintain the family farm following his death. She is survived by her three siblings, Charles (Linda) Shutts of Jersey Shore, Patty Young (Jim Wiley) of Avon, Co. , and David (Becky) Shutts of Jersey Shore; two daughters, Rebecca (Joseph) Hutchinson of Muncy, and Laurie (Edward) Eck of Livonia, Ny. ; two granddaughters, Alaina (Jonathan) Grissom of Louisville, Tenn. , and Erica (Gino Alonzo) Eck of Blaine, Tenn. ; and one great-grandson, Walter Grissom. She is also survived by two sisters-in-law, Emily Weaver and Janet (Stewart) Ramm as well as several nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to a visitation on Tuesday, Dec. 26 from 5 to 7 p. m. at Frederick B. Welker Funeral Home, 125 N. Main Street, Jersey Shore. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, Dec. 27 at Avis United Methodist Church, 215 Prospect Ave, Avis at 11 a. m. Burial will follow at Jersey Shore Cemetery. Donations in her honor can be made to Avis United Methodist Church. To to the family or in memory of Joanne E. Crist, please

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Lewis Brown

Oct 28, 1962 - Dec 17, 2023

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"Although He knew you were happy here But He needed you with Him He told you that you'd never again be in pain Although you'd leave this earth dim It broke my heart to lose you But you didn't go alone For part of me went with you The day God called you home. "

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Mary Johns

Aug 25, 1927 - Oct 13, 2023

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"On Friday the 13th of October 2023 after 96 years and 49 days on this earth Mary Lou Johns finally gave up her fight and peacefully passed in the presence of her loving children . . . . Marty (Kathie) . . . . Greg (Barbara) . . . Eric. . . . and Jill Wells (Chuck). Mary Lou was born on August 25th 1927 in the rather small town of Angola Indiana . . . . . . As an adult she was principally involved with the banking industry. . . . . . she lived/worked in many places (Tonnowanda NY. . . . Neenah WI. . . . Lenox MA. . . . High Cliff WI. . . . Roswell GA) as her husband Warren JR (married 1949) moved up the corporate ladder with Kimberly-Clarke. . . . eventually Mary Lou moved to "THE VILLAGES" in 2016 with her youngest son and health Care Provider Eric who actually lived with her his entire life. Mary Lou loved to travel both domestically and abroad. . . . Her international trips included Scotland, Iceland, New Zealand, Greece and Turkey. . . . her love to journal and chronical her adventures is illustrated by the dozens of albums she created about her trips. . . . . . Later in life when the airline traveling days were over she and Eric visited each and every Greyhound Track in America . . . . kind of an homage to Caine and Jane their own beloved rescue Pets. . . . the final real travel phase was to search out and cross and of course photograph as many Covered Bridges as this country has ever built and they discovered lots of them. Mary Lou was a very faith driven person and was a member of the Church on the Hill in Lenox for many many years. Mary Lou was predeceased by her husband of 37 years Warren (1986) her Brother Ralph H Martin (2008) Sister-in-Law; Patricia L Martin (2019) Brother-in-Law; Darl Johns and Sister-in-Law; Adell Johns and niece; Diane Tuttle (2012). In the Spring of 2024, a memorial service will be planned to return her to her first and most special home back in Angola, Indiana where she can Rest in Peace for eternity with her husband "Junior". In lieu of flowers or donations the family asks that you pray for Mary Lou and that this world learns to "get along with one another" something that she was always hopeful for. "

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Jimmie Boyd

May 09, 1932 - Dec 13, 2023

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Mother Jimmie Lue Johnson Boyd was born May 9, 1932, to the late Clem Johnson and Millie Hall Johnson in Senatobia, Mississippi. She was the youngest daughter of eight children. Mother Boyd attended Gravel Spring School in Senatobia, Mississippi. She was a self-taught beautician and owned her own beauty shop on Gabay Street in South Memphis for many years. At the young age of fourteen years, on September 14, 1946, she was united in marriage to Rev. Clyde Boyd, Sr. This marriage lasted for fifty years until Rev. Boyd made his transition from this earth. They were blessed with eight sons: Clyde Jr. , Bobby, Clem, John, Ronald, Ray, Nilerom and Benlin. She was a dedicated wife, mother, and First Lady to Rev. Boyd as he served as Pastor of New Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Middleton, Tennessee, and again in Batesville, Mississippi. Mother Boyd professed her faith in Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior at an early age. She joined Springfield Baptist Church in Senatobia, Mississippi, under the pastorate of the late Rev. J. L. Hughley. After moving to Memphis, Tennessee, in 1959, she United with Morning View Missionary Baptist Church under the pastorate of the late Rev. J. J. Reynolds. She was a faithful member for over sixty years. She served on the Mother's Board and Missionary Board, was a Sunday School Class #8 member, and was a former choir member. She was one of the nonagenarians (ninety-plus years of age) of Morning View Missionary Baptist Church. Mother Boyd had a sweet, sweet spirit, and she was a fabulous dresser. She was the epitome of a virtuous woman, a devoted mother with a quiet strength who raised eight sons. We thank God for allowing us to have her for fourscore and eleven years. Mother Boyd leaves to cherish her memories: six sons, Clyde Boyd Jr. , Bobby Lee Boyd (Jeanetta), Clem Rogers Boyd (Joyce), Ronald Lloyd Boyd (Felicia), Ray Anthony Boyd (Yolanda) and Benlin Boyd; one daughter in law, Eula Boyd; thirteen grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Mabel Eggleston, Detroit, Michigan and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Clyde Boyd, Sr. ; two sons, Johnny Michael Boyd and Nilerom Boyd; four brothers, RC Johnson, Bennie Johnson, Elrich Johnson, and Rufus Johnson; three sisters, Mae Berta Johnson, Rosie Mae Johnson, and Della Johnson McGhee. We Loved You, but God Loved you Best! You will forever be in our hearts, Mother!

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Bobby Williams Jr

Feb 16, 1954 - Dec 19, 2023

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Bobby Gene Williams, Jr. , 69, of England was carried to his home in heaven in the arms of his Savior on December 19, 2023 He was born on February 16, 1954. He graduated with honors through the IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers). He later spent his retired years in the woods and on the water with those who knew and loved him best as "Red Ryder" and "Pepaw. " He always found friends wherever he went and immediately tried to make them his relatives. He had a passion to live life to the fullest and was always surrounded by his family and the very best of friends. He was proceeded in death by his parents, Mom, Juanelle (Kenneth) Johnson and Dad, Bobby Williams, Sr. Those who are left to cherish his memories here on earth are his wife, best friend and soul mate of 35 years, Shelia Williams. His daughters, Jamie (Justin) Gayler and grandsons, Aidan and Maddox of Siloam Springs. Brandy (Chad) Morgan, grandchildren, Audree, Case, and Maysie, and great granddaughter, Emilia Mae of Keo. Brothers and sister, Larry (Leah) Williams of Greenbrier. Ann (Kenny) Thorton of Pine Bluff. David (Lynda) Johnson of Conway. He also had a host of nieces, nephews, and extended family who he cared for dearly. His presence will be deeply missed. His memories we will treasure. He is loved forever and will never be forgotten.

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John Short

May 04, 1941 - Dec 19, 2023

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John Calvin Short passed peacefully from this earth on December 19, 2023. Calvin was born May 4, 1941, in Nashville TN, he was 82 years old. He was preceded in death by his father Johnny Russell Short, mother Velma Louise Short and sister Helen Cantrell. He is survived by his wife of 60 years Marie Short, son John Short (Jennifer), daughter Kelly Newberry (Brad), and sister Brenda Teasley. Grandchildren Hannah Marie Short (Ben), John Austin Short (Delaney), Mary Tod Braswell (Sam), Emma Newberry, Hank Newberry, and great grandson Cannon Parker Short. Calvin graduated from Joelton High School in 1959 where he played football and basketball for the Blue Jays. After high school, Calvin played one year for the University of Tennessee then finished his college career playing for Middle Tennessee State University. His teaching and coaching career began at Gallatin High School as the assistant girls’ basketball coach moving to the head coach ranks after the departure of Hots Reyolds. In 1967, Calvin was recruited to Mantatee High School in Bradenton, FL by longtime friend Chad Choate to assist with rebuilding a program. During his tenure at Manatee High school, he held the positions of assistant football coach, head football coach, Dean of Boys, head track coach and assistant baseball coach. Short returned to Gallatin in 1976 where he was the head football coach until 1993. During his tenure he was blessed to be associated with a community that provided unwavering support, an outstanding administration, overly devoted coaching staffs and players who gave everything for their school. The Green Wave became a staple in the yearly playoff picture and accumulated the following statistics: Overall Record 205-30; 6 State Championship Appearances, 3 State Championships (‘78, ‘89 and ‘92); 3 State Runner-up Finishes (‘82, ‘87 and ‘91); 11 Semi-Final Appearances, Regular Season Record of 164-16, Playoff Record of 41-14. The decade of the 80’s found the Green Wave as the 2nd winningest program in the State of Tennessee. After concluding his coaching career, Coach took over the reins at Portland High School where he served as the school’s Principal from 1994 - 1998. During his time there, he assisted in transitioning the school campus to its current location. In 2012, Gallatin High School’s football field was named in his honor as the Calvin Short Field in dedication of his success as the head football coach. Calvin Short was known in the community as a great football coach. To his family, he was a loving and dedicated husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. Celebration of Life Service will be 11:00 a. m. Saturday, January 6, 2024 at First Baptist Church Gallatin, 205 East Main Street Gallatin, TN 37066 with Rev. John Penfield officiating. Visitation will be at the church on Friday, January 5, 2024 from 3:00-7:00 p. m. and Saturday, January 6, 2024 from 9:00 a. m. until time of service. Alexander Funeral Home & Cremation Center is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be submitted at alexandergallatin. com. (615) 502-0011 In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (https://www. nationalmssociety. org) or to the Gallatin Quarterback Club.

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Roque Martinez

Died : Dec 18, 2023

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ROQUE J. MARTINEZAnd I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea. And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God. And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away. REV 21 1:4Roque J. Martinez, 82, passed away on Monday, December 18, 2023 in Laredo, Texas. Mr. Martinez was born in Laredo, Texas and had been a lifelong resident. Prior to his retirement after 46 years of service, Mr. Martinez served as a maintenance director with the Family Gardens Inn in Laredo, Texas. He will be remembered and dearly missed by his family who loved him very much. He is preceded in death by his parents, Diego and Margarita Martinez. Brother, Rodolfo Martinez. Sisters, Herminia Dovalina, Elida Lopez, Margarita Torres and Penny Martinez. He is survived by his loving wife, of 57 years of marriage, Amelia Martinez. Children, Miguel Martinez, Alma Barrera and Jaime (Melissa Charo) Martinez. Grandchildren, Ashley Barrera, Alysa Barrera, Jaime Diego Martinez Jr. , Andrew Martinez and Nicolas Martinez. Sisters, Elena Parra and Lamar Aguilar. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 26, 2023 from 4 p. m. to 9 p. m. and a Vigil of the Deceased will be held at 7 p. m. at the Hernandez-Lopez and Sons Northside Chapels, 800 Boston St. at San Bernardo Ave. Funeral services will begin departing the funeral home on Wednesday, December 27, 2023. Holy Mass will be celebrated at Mother Cabrini Catholic Church. Committal services and interment will follow at the Calvary Catholic Cemetery. For departure and mass hours please contact the funeral home at (956) 723-2979. To plant Memorial Trees in memory of Roque J. Martinez, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store. Memorial DonationThere are no gallery images. #recaptcha-container label {display: none}Upload a PhotoLabel: *Image: *Gallery:Obituary Photos Required Confirmation: Upload Gallery Image

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Deacon Clark

Died : Dec 19, 2023

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Greenwood, SC- Deacon Freddie Osia Clark, 74, of 102 Victory Road, husband of Evangelist Fannie Higgins Clark, transitioned from earth to heaven on Tuesday, December 19, 2023, at his home. Born in Ninety Six, South Carolina, he was the son of the late Osia Clark and the late Barbara Bland Clark. He was a member of Jacob Chapel Baptist Church, where he served as a Deacon. He is preceded in death by one daughter, Renee Bridgette Clark, and one brother, Benjamin Earl Clark. He leaves to cherish his memories, his loving wife of "48" years, Fannie Clark of the home; one daughter, Sanquinetta (Raymond) Williams of Greenwood, SC; one bonus daughter, Stephanie (Herman) Carsson of Georgia; one brother, Curtis (Deborah) Clark of Greenwood, SC; four sisters, Stella Davis, Barbara (Elvin) Campbell, Mary Robinson, and Betty Weathers all of Greenwood, SC; three grandchildren, one reared in the home, Kahdajah Clark; four great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing. Services will be 3:00 P. M. on Friday, December 22, 2023, at Jacob Chapel Baptist Church, conducted by Pastor Jerry Brown. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Viewing will be from 1-6 p. m. Thursday, December 21, 2023, at Robinson and Son Mortuary, Inc. Online condolences may be sent to robson@nctv. com. Arrangements are being handled by Robinson and Son Mortuary Inc. To to the family or in memory of Deacon Freddie Osia Clark, please

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