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William Burns
1930 - 2015

Memorial services for William G. “Bill” Burns, 84, of Gilmer will be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Grubbs-Loyd Funeral Home in Gilmer. He died on Saturday,...
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Minnie Hollins
Services for Minnie Sayles Hollins, 105, of Ore City will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 4, at Snow Hill Baptist Church. Burial will follow at New Mountain Cemetery under the direction of Reeder...
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Frances Ann Frazier
1940 - 2015

Memorial service for Frances Ann Frazier, 75 of Wylie, will be 1:00 p.m., Saturday, June 27, 2015 at the First Baptist Church in Wylie with Reverend Howard Fadner officiating. Mrs. Frazier passed a...
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Minnie Hollins
Services for Minnie Sayles Hollins, 105, of Ore City are pending with Reeder-Davis Funeral Home in Ore City. Ms. Hollins passed away June 25. An online guestbook may be signed at www.reeder-davis.c...
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Frances Emberlin
1924 - 2015

Graveside service for Mrs. Frances Olivetta Emberlin, 91 of Gilmer will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, June 27, at Sunset Memorial Park with Mark Engel officiating under the direction of Croley Funeral ...
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Bro. Pete Dugger, Sr.
1934 - 2015

Funeral services for Bro. Pete Dugger, Sr., 80 of Gilmer were held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June, 25, 2015, at Croley Funeral Home Chapel in Gilmer with Bro. Charles Johnson officiating. Bro. Dugger pa...
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Lelia Beth Redding
1931 - 2015
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Funeral service for Lelia Beth Redding, 84, of Gilmer will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 25, 2015 at the Kelsey Cemetery with Bishop Tim Miller presiding under the direction of Croley Funeral H...
Billy Cates
1928 - 2015
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Graveside services for Billy Cates, 86, of Gilmer, were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 23, at Enoch Cemetery. Mr. Smith died on Saturday, June 20, at home.
Ruth Callarman
1930 - 2015
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Funeral services for Ruth N. Callarman, 85, of Gilmer were held at 2 p.m., Monday, June 22, at First Assembly of God Church in Gilmer with Reverend David Sanders officiating. Interment was in Hopew...
Nathaniel Gray
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Nathaniel Lee Gray died in a traffic accident on June 17, 2015. A memorial will be held at Grubbs Lloyd Funeral home in Gilmer, on June 24, at 3 p.m. Michael Garner will preside.
Wayne Callarman
1934 - 2015
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Private graveside services for Wayne D. Callarman, 81, of Gilmer followed his wife’s interment in Hopewell Cemetery with Reverend David Sanders officiating. Mr. Callarman passed away Friday, June 1...
Bertie Hill
1925 - 2015
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Bertie Ellen Downing Hill, 89, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Monday, June 22, 2015. Funeral arrangements will be under the direction of Grubbs-Lloyd Funeral Home in Gilmer, Texas on Friday...
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Milwaukee Brewers' Adam Lind (24) and Scooter Gennett (2) celebrate next to Philadelphia Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz (51) after Lind's two-run home run off starting pitcher Aaron Harang during the first inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, July 1, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Adam Lind homered, Scooter Gennett doubled twice, tripled and drove in three runs and the hot-hitting Milwaukee Brewers won their season-best fourth straight game 9-5 over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night.


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FILE - In this May 1, 2005, file photo, Bishop Gene Robinson addresses the congregation at Christ Church in Philadelphia, Sunday, May 1, 2005. Robinson, now retired, said he is breathless about how quickly the gay rights movement has progressed since he was getting daily death threats and forced to wear a bulletproof vest to his consecration 12 years ago. Episcopalians are set to vote Wednesday, July 1, 2015, on allowing religious weddings for same-sex couples, just days after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage nationwide. (AP Photo/Coke Whitworth, File)SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Episcopalians voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to allow religious weddings for same-sex couples, solidifying the church's embrace of gay rights that began more than a decade ago with the pioneering election of the first openly gay bishop.


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