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Caroline Oldham
1993 - 2014

Funeral services for Caroline Oldham, 21, of Gilmer were held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 25, at Croley Funeral Home Chapel in Gilmer with Ramon Arman officiating. Interment was in Glenwood Cemetery i...
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Erma Warren
1924 - 2014

Graveside services for Erma McWhorter Warren, 90, of Big Sandy were held at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24, at Shady Grove Cemetery with Bro. Pete Dugger officiating. Arrangements are under the direction o...
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Christene Jones
1944 - 2014

Graveside services for Christene “Ginger” Cregler Jones, 69, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, at Community Cemetery under the direction of Turner Brothers Mortuary. The Rev. Huey C. Jones...
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Eleanor Martin
1915 - 2014

A Mass of Christian burial for Eleanor Martin, 99, of Diana, was at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 24 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Longview, with Father Mark Kusmirek officiating. Interment was at Mattox...
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Stephen Mark Wilson
1960 - 2014

Stephen Mark Wilson passed away on October 12. Services were held Monday, Oct. 20, at Laurel Land in Dallas, Texas.
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Lawrence Kelley
1921 - 2014

Funeral services for Lawrence O’dell Kelley, 93 of Big Sandy will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, at Croley Funeral Home Chapel in Gladewater with Reverend Richard Laster officiating. Burial wil...
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Edgar Knox
1926 - 2014
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Funeral Services for Edgar Allen Knox, 88 of Diana, will be held at 12 p.m. Saturday Nov. 22, at Reeder-Davis Funeral Home Chapel in Ore City. Burial will follow at New Prospect Cemetery. Mr. Knox ...
Wanda Higginbotham
1928 - 2014
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Graveside services for Wanda Higginbotham, 86, of East Mountain were held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, November 18, at New East Mountain Cemetery with Bro. Wayne Norvell officiating under the direction of ...
Norris Cross
1958 - 2014
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A memorial service for Norris Edward Cross, 56, of Gilmer was held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16, at Croley Funeral Home Chapel in Gilmer. He died on Tuesday, Nov. 11, in Big Lake.
L.B. Booty
1926 - 2014
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Graveside services for L. B. Booty, 87, of Big Sandy, were held Monday, Nov. 17, at 10 a.m. at Gladewater Memorial Park with Father Mark Dunne officiating. Services are under the direction of Crole...
Jeri Lynn Flourney Adair
1957 - 2014
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Jerri Lynn Flourney Adair died Saturday, Nov. 15. Cremation was handled by Croley Funeral Home Gilmer. A private graveside service will be held at Hillcrest Memorial Park, Texarkana, Texas. Please ...
Jerry Cromer
1943 - 2014
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Funeral services for Mr. Jerry R. Cromer, 71 of Gilmer will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, at Croley Funeral Home in Gilmer, Texas with Reverend Blake Lander and Billy Davis officiating. Bur...
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A terrace of residential houses is seen in LondonLONDON (Reuters) - British house price growth slowed in line with economists' forecasts this month, as activity continued to remain relatively weak, figures from mortgage lender Nationwide showed on Friday. Nationwide said house prices rose just 0.3 percent in November, slowing from October's rate of 0.5 percent. Compared to a year earlier, house prices were up 8.5 percent. "Housing market turnover rates are well below long-term averages," Nationwide chief economist Robert Gardner said in a statement. (Reporting by David Milliken; editing by Michael Holden)


2014-11-28 01:27:35 -0600
BAMAKO (Reuters) - Negotiations between the Malian government and mostly Tuareg rebel groups, held in Algiers, broke up on Thursday without an agreement on northern Mali, officials for both sides said. Mali's vast desert north - called Azawad by the Tuareg rebels - has risen up four times in the last five decades, with various groups fighting for independence or a form of self-rule from the government in the south. "The negotiations are suspended without a preliminary agreement," said Cherif Kanoute, spokesman for Mali's foreign ministry, without elaborating on the reason for the failure. ...
2014-11-28 01:19:19 -0600