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Jim McBride
1944 - 2015

DIANA —Graveside services for Jim McBride, 71, of Ore City were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 17, 2015 at Eagle Creek Cemetery in Harrison County with Reverend Gary Earle officiating. Arrangements are...
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Ricky Taylor
1957 - 2015

Services for Ricky Taylor, 57, of Longview are pending with J.H. Anderson Funeral Home. Mr. Taylor died Saturday, May 16.
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Alicia Johnson
1968 - 2015

Funeral services for Alicia Yvette Johnson, 46, of Gilmer will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 23, at First Assembly of God with the Rev. Huey “C” Jones officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Memor...
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Alta Morris
1927 - 2015

Mrs. Alta Morris, 88, passed away May 5. A memorial service is scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, May 16, at the Kingdom Hall of the Jehovah’s witnesses, Hwy. 155 North, Gilmer.
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David R. Allen
1944 - 2015

Funeral services for David R. Allen, Sr. 70, of Gilmer were were held at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 7, at Gilmer Apostolic Church with Reverend Eddie Jones and David Covey officiating. Interment was at ...
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Dianne Bright
1941 - 2015

Dianne Fulcher Bright, 73, passed away on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at Trinity Mother Frances Hospital, Tyler, Texas. She was surrounded by her family and loving husband of 55 years, Curtis Earl Bright...
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Alma Fennell
1923 - 2015
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Alma Ruth Fennell, 91, of Gilmer, died peacefully Saturday, May 9, 2015 in Mesquite, Texas. Graveside services will be held at Sunset Memorial Park in Gilmer on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 2 p.m. wi...
Larry David Sweaney
1951 - 2015
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Graveside services for Larry David Sweaney, 63, of Big Sandy, will be held on Saturday, May 9, at 10 a.m. at Shady Grove Cemetery under the direction of Grubbs-Loyd Funeral Home in Gilmer. He died ...
Mary Ann McDonald
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Mary Ann McDonald, 60, of Jefferson died Wednesday, April 22, at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Marshall after a brief illness. Arrangements were by Heritage Cremation of Jefferson.
Jill Means
1939 - 2015
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Jill Means was laid to rest in a private service at Kelsey Cemetery on Saturday, May 2. She died April 17.
Aubery Barber
1942 - 2015
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Funeral services for Mr. Aubery Barber, 72, of Gilmer were held at 1 p.m. Friday, May 8, at Turner Brothers Mortuary with the Rev. Wayne Barber officiating. Mr. Barber died Monday, May 4, in Gilmer.
Donald Connery
1955 - 2015
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Funeral services for Donald Connery, 59, of Gilmer were held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 8, at Croley Funeral Home Chapel in Gilmer with David Webber and Steven Sutton officiating. Interment was at East ...
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Workers prepare an oil containment boom at Refugio State Beach, north of Goleta, Calif., Thursday, May 21, 2015. More than 7,700 gallons of oil has been raked, skimmed and vacuumed from a spill that stretched across about 9 miles of California coast, just a fraction of the sticky, stinking goo that escaped from a broken pipeline, officials said. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — The operator of a broken oil pipeline that fouled a California shoreline says it could be weeks or even months before investigators are able to determine what caused the break and subsequent spill.


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Pedestrians walk past a mural in favour of same-sex marriage in Dublin on May 21, 2015Ireland took to the polls on Friday to vote on whether same-sex marriage should be legal, in a referendum that has exposed sharp divisions between communities in this traditionally Catholic nation. "This burden and pressure that's been on (gay couples), living in the shadows -- that can be removed on Friday by voting 'Yes'," Kenny said.


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