obituaries
Charles Coleman
1923 - 2014

Funeral services for Charles E. Coleman, 90, of Ore City are pending with Reeder-Davis Funeral Home of Ore City. Mr. Coleman was born on Oct. 8, 1923 and died on Monday, Aug. 25.
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Carl W. Akins
1957 - 2014

Graveside services for Carl W. Akins, 57 of Big Sandy were held at 3:58 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, at New Hope Cemetery with Bro. Wade Maberry and Bro. David Havir officiating. Arrangements were under ...
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Audrey Mae Erwin
1931 - 2014

Graveside services for Audrey Mae Erwin, 83 of Gilmer were held at 1 p.m., Monday, August 25, 2014 at Morris Cemetery in Upshur County with Pastor Tommy Brandon officiating. Arrangements are under ...
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Marsha Ormes
Marsha Kay Ormes lost her battle to cancer and passed away on Sunday, Aug. 24 in her home in Gladewater. A small memorial service will be held Wednesday, Aug. 27 at 1 p.m. at East Mountain Baptist ...
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JoAnn “Mama Jo” Massey
1932 - 2014

Funeral services for JoAnn “Mama Jo” Massey, 82, of Gilmer were held at 10 a.m. Friday, August 22, 2014, at Croley Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Othell Laferney and Jerry Dugger officiating. Bu...
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Dennis Rodney Knuckols
1945 - 2014

DIANA — Memorial services for Dennis Rodney Knuckols, 68, of Diana will be at 10 a.m., Aug. 23, at Grubbs-Loyd Chapel, with the Rev. Craig Evers and the Rev. David Reeder officiating. Arrangements ...
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Joyce Campbell
1934 - 2014
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A memorial service for Joyce F. Campbell, 80, was held at Gilmer Apostolic Church on Saturday, Aug. 16. Interment was at Gilmer City Cemetery. Mrs. Campbell died Sunday, Aug. 10.
Jeff Johnson
1948 - 2014
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Funeral services for Jeff N. Johnson, 65, of Gilmer will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, at Croley Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Don Stanaland and Broadus Gravette officiating. Burial will fol...
Librada ‘Lilly’ McKnight
1938 - 2014
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A Mass of Christian Burial for Librada “Lilly” McKnight, 76, of Gilmer was held at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 15, at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church in Union Grove with Reverend Mark Dunne officiating. A r...
Jose´Guerrero
2014 - 2014
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Funeral services for Infant Jose’ Angel Guerrero, of Gilmer were held at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church with Father Mark Dunne officiating. Burial was at Grice Cem...
Larry Painter
1937 - 2014
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Graveside services for Larry Painter, 76, of Gilmer were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13, at Glenwood Cemetery in Upshur County with Larry W. Osborne officiating under the direction of Croley Fun...
William Craig
1932 - 2014
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Memorial service for William E. Craig of San Bernadino, Calif. will be held today (Aug. 16) at 10 a.m. at Pine Grove Baptist Church will Bishop Billy W. Craig officiating. He died Aug. 9 in San Ber...
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gestures as he speaks during a press conference at the prime minister's office in Jerusalem, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Israel's prime minister declared victory Wednesday in the recent war against Hamas in the Gaza Strip, saying the military campaign had dealt a heavy blow and a cease-fire deal gave no concessions to the Islamic militant group.(AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's claim that Israel achieved a "great military and political" victory over Hamas in the latest round of fighting in the Gaza Strip has met with skepticism from many Israelis, according to a poll published Thursday.


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