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Merle Tolbert
1924 - 2015

Funeral services for Mr. Merle Oran Tolbert, 90, of Longview will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, at Croley Funeral Home Chapel in Gilmer. Interment will be at Bokchito, Okla. Mr. Tolbert die...
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Louise Reynolds
1942 - 2015

Funeral services for Louise Clark Reynolds, 72, are pending with J.H. Anderson Memorial Funeral Home. A native of Hawkins, she died Wednesday, Jan. 14.
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B.J. Porter
1929 - 2015

Graveside services for B. J. Porter, Jr., 85, of Gilmer were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, at Sunset Memorial Park in Gilmer with Todd Smith officiating under the direction of Croley Funeral H...
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Gary Lee Nogle
1943 - 2015

Gary Lee Nogle, 72, of Big Sandy died on Jan. 28, in Tyler.Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Croley Funeral Home in Gilmer.
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Virginia Lawrence
1924 - 2015

Graveside services for Virginia Louise McCullough Lawrence were held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 30, at Memory Park in Longview under the direction of Croley Funeral Home in Gilmer. She died Tuesday, J...
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Merle Tolbert
1924 - 2015

Funeral services for Mr. Merle Oran Tolbert, 90, of Longview will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, at Croley Funeral Home Chapel in Gilmer. Interment will be at Bokchito, Okla. Mr. Tolbert die...
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Billie Ruth Cole
1925 - 2015
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Funeral services for Billie Ruth Cole, 89, of Ore City were held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27, at Walnut Creek Baptist Church. Burial was at Ore City Cemetery under the direction of Reeder-Davis Fune...
B.J. Porter
1929 - 2015
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Graveside services for Mr. B. J. Porter, Jr., 85, of Gilmer were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, at Sunset Memorial Park in Gilmer with Todd Smith officiating under the direction of Croley Funer...
Louise Reynolds
1942 - 2015
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Funeral services for Louise Clark Reynolds, 72, are pending with J.H. Anderson Memorial Funeral Home. Mrs. Reynolds died Wednesday, Jan. 14.
Merle Tolbert
1924 - 2015
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Funeral services for Mr. Merle Oran Tolbert, 90, of Longview will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, at Croley Funeral Home Chapel in Gilmer. Interment will be at Bokchito, Okla. Mr. Tolbert die...
David Paul Caldwell
1944 - 2015
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David Paul Caldwell of Gilmer, Texas returned to his Heavenly Father at the age of 70 at his home on Monday, January 19, following a long, hard battle with cancer. Funeral services will be held at ...
Willie Lee Beck, Sr.
1947 - 2014
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Homegoing services for Mr. Willie Lee Beck Sr. were held Tuesday, Jan. 6, at Golden Gate Funeral Home in Dallas. Mr. Beck died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014. In 1966 history was made when he was the fir...
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2015-02-01 07:06:57 -0600
By David Ingram NEW YORK (Reuters) - Some charities that have received money from U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein said they are reviewing their relationships with him or will decline to accept any future gifts from him in the wake of recent allegations he forced an underage girl to have sex with Britain's Prince Andrew and other powerful men. Epstein, 62, who pleaded guilty in 2008 to procuring an underage girl for prostitution and served a year in a Florida jail, has long burnished his reputation as a philanthropist through a series of foundations that he says have given millions of dollars to institutions ranging from Harvard University to a New York junior tennis league. The filing has also renewed questions about Epstein's once close links to former U.S. President Bill Clinton, though there are no allegations of any wrongdoing by Clinton.
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