obituaries
Ronald Hedrick
1943 - 2014

Ronald “Ronnie” Carl Hedrick died in his home on Sept. 29 in Gilmer after a courageous battle with cancer. He will be remembered in a private family gathering. As per his wishes, no public services...
Sep 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buster Calvert
1914 - 2014

Funeral services for Buster Winn Calvert, 100 of Gilmer will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, October 2, at Enon Baptist Church with Reverend Ray Thompson. Burial will follow at Enon Cemetery under the di...
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Douglas ‘Doug’ Fennell
1944 - 2014

Graveside service for Douglas “Doug” Fennell, 69, of Gilmer will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at Soules Chapel Cemetery with Bro. Donny Chamberlain officiating. Arrangements are under the...
Sep 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nikalas Wisinger
1998 - 2014

Nikalas Wisinger, 16, of Gilmer, died Wednesday, Sept. 24. Services will be held at Gladewater High School Auditorium on Saturday, Sept. 27, at 5 p.m. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park ...
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C.D. Coe
1936 - 2014

A Memorial service for C.D. Coe, 77, of Longview will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at Croley Funeral Home Chapel in Gilmer with Charles Johnson officiating. Cremation arrangements are und...
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Thelmon McCain
1917 - 2014

Services for Thelmon McCain, 97 of Ore City, are pending with Reeder-Davis Funeral Home in Ore City. Mr. McCain died Sept.20. An online guestbook may be signed at www.reeder-davis.com
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Jack Duncan
1932 - 2014
Sep 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Jack Aaron Duncan was born June 22, 1932 in Sulphur Springs, Texas to longtime District Atty. J. Ott Duncan and Mozelle Lundy. He was a longtime resident of Upshur County and graduated from Gilmer ...
Roosevelt Timmons, Jr.
1927 - 2014
Sep 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services for Roosevelt “Bubba” Timmons, Jr., 86, of Gilmer will be held at 12 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at Friendship Baptist Church with the Rev. C.E. Williams officiating. Burial will be a...
Fred Garrett
1948 - 2014
Sep 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services for Fred Garrett, 66, of Ore City were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, at Croley Funeral Home Chapel in Gilmer with Bro. Wade Maberry officiating. Burial was at Glenwood Cemeter...
Charles Bingham
1927 - 2014
Sep 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services for Charles O. “Coach” Bingham, 86, of Big Sandy will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 24, at Croley Funeral Home Chapel in Gilmer with Charles Johnson officiating. Burial will...
C.L. Reed
1935 - 2014
Sep 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services for C.L. Reed, 79, of Diana will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at Macedonia Apostolic Church with Elder Robert Davis officiating. Burial will be at Shady Grove Cemetery ...
Ann Davis
Sep 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services for Ann Fenlaw Davis, 84, of Gilmer will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 22, at Croley Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Richard Laster officiating. Interment will be in Sunset Me...
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FILE - In this Monday May 19, 2014 fie photo, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach. left, smiles as he sits with Norwegian IOC-member Gerhard Heiberg during a meeting Norway's Minister of Culture, Thorhild Widvey in Oslo. Oslo said it is dropped its bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics after the Norwegian government declined Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 to provide financial backing, a move which leaves just two cities in a race that has been decimated by withdrawals. (AP Photo: Hakon Mosvold Larsen / NTB scanpix, File) NORWAY OUTLONDON (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach says the Olympic body will not reopen the bidding process for the 2022 Winter Games after Oslo's withdrawal left just two cities in the race.


2014-10-02 04:22:42 -0500

Jeffrey Fowle is shown in this City of Moraine handout photoSEOUL (Reuters) - One of three Americans held in North Korea on charges of crimes against the state said he was anxiously awaiting his trial and appealed for U.S. government help to secure their freedom, a news report said on Thursday. Reclusive North Korea, which periodically accuses the United States of military hostility and conspiracy to overthrow its leadership, has held a number of U.S. citizens in the past, using them as tools to extract visits by high-profile figures, including former President Bill Clinton. ...


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