Funeral services for William H. “Bill” Ewing, 88, of Eustace were held June 7, 2016 at the Eubank Funeral Home Chapel in Canton with Bro. Steve Glosup officiating. Burial was at Haven of Memories.
Mr. Ewing passed away June 3, 2016 in Canton. He was born February 2, 1928, in Little Rock, Ark. to Homer Curtis and Hazel Dell Evans Ewing.
Bill joined the Army and served in the Medical Corps in Europe as WWII was winding down. He then became a salesman for many large wholesale food suppliers. Bill enjoyed organic gardening, fishing, playing bridge and genealogy. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and a Christian by faith.
Mr. Ewing is preceded in death by his parents, Homer Curtis and Hazel Dell Evans Ewing, stepmother, Wynona Ewing, and a sister, Margaret True.
Bill is survived by wife, Bernice Ewing of Eustace, son, William Robert Ewing and wife, Diane Frazier Ewing of Mabank; daughter, Cheryl Ewing Mosman and husband Jerome, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were David Reid, Doug Reid, Steve Reid and John Mosman.
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Claudia O’dell (Byers) Westmoreland was born in Eustace on April 28, 1928 and left Earth for Heaven June 2, 2016.
Her entire life was lived in Henderson, Van Zandt and Kaufman counties. Her love for hometown Mabank ran deep.
Claudia was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, JT (Peavine) Westmoreland, parents Mattie Henson Byers and James S. Byers, brothers James Marvin Byers, Roy E. Byers, Lonnie E. Byers, Orval Glenn Byers, sisters Nellie Mae Boyde, Letha Laverne Harper, Bonnie M. Wilson, Patsy S. Ashton and son-in-law James L. January.
Claudia is survived by sons Roy L. Mills and wife Rita, of Tool, Billy R. Mills and wife Barbie of Seabeck, Wash., daughters Ann January of Mabank, Donna J. Hyde and husband Glenn of Mabank, grandchildren James B. January (Brenda), Melinda Fudge, Melissa Henderson (Lance), Jeff L. Hyde (Mary), Jody Hyde Luna (Lance), David Mills (Stephanie), Caitlin Mills, Jennie Franks, Bryan Franks, great-grandchildren (bonus children) Tommy G. Westmoreland (Cheryl) of Malone, Linda Westmoreland Bolden (Bud) of Hillsboro, brothers Jimmy W. Byers (Jan) of Mesquite, Vernon Byers (Joyce) of Athens, sisters Hazel Weaver of Malakoff, Shirley Roman of Tool and Edie Featherston of Tool.
Claudia’s eleven school years were at Payne Springs Community School. One of her beloved teachers was Mrs. H. L. Allison of Mabank.
Claudia’s longtime career was as the owner of Petticoat Junction Cafeteria which was in Mabank’s old train depot.
Home-cooked lunches of chicken fried steak with cream pies as the finisher were her specialty.
In retirement, she enjoyed gardening, reading, and was a volunteer support for Mabank Fire Department and Mabank Area Good Samaritans.
Claudia leaves a legacy of always work hard, be honest, behave and keep moving.
She was a Christian by faith and a member of Central Baptist Church of Mabank.
Services were held June 4, at Eubank Cedar Creek Chapel. Burial followed at Elm Grove Cemetery.
The family extends their gratitude to the Caring Hearts Hospice and Mabank Nursing Home for their steadfast support and compassionate care in her final Alz journey.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Mabank Volunteer Fire Dept, 111 E. Mason St, Mabank, Tx., 75147 or Mabank Area Good Samaritans, 405 W. Walnut St, Mabank, Tx., 75147.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.
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Guy Russell Williams, 90, born January 21, 1926 in Lithonia, Ga., went to be with his Lord and Master on May 30, 2016 in Mesquite.
Guy served in the Merchant Marines during WWII and retired from Texas Instruments after 30 years.
He was a faithful elder to his church and a wonderful father and grandfather. His positive attitude and determined faith enabled him to fully enjoy 90 plus years of living.
Guy is preceeded in death by his wife Patsy Jane Reagin Williams.
Guy is survived by his children Jerry Michael and wife Judi Williams, Guy Richard and wife Nancy Williams and Deanna Lynn and husband Patrick Searle, grandchildren Michelle, Shannon, Joel, Joanna, Ryan, Jonathan, Katrina, Joshua and great-grandchildren Sarah, Jacob, Jordan, Adam, David, Darien, Danielle, Jhett, Stephanie, Amber, Bethany and numerous loving family and friends.
The viewing will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday, June 6 followed by the funeral at noon at Restland Funeral Home and Memorial Park at 13005 Greenville, Ave., Dallas in the Abbey Chapel.
If anyone desires to submit donations in lieu of flowers, please submit to Heritage Hospice of Texas, 1315 Brookside Dr. Hurst, Tx. 76053.