Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, July 22, 2014 – Volume XV, Issue No. 12

Paul Boen

1952 - 2014

A memorial service for Paul Boen, 62, of Point was held at Bull Creek Cowboy Church in Lone Oak on July 19.

Mr. Boen died July 12, 2014, at his home after a long battle with cancer. He was born on February 13, 1952, to Ora Lee Wilson and John Marion Boen of Lone Oak and formerly of Grand Prairie.

He is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Brenda Boen; daughter, Stacey Tandy; grandchildren, Michael Tandy, Seth Sitzes, Rebekah Tandy, David Tandy and Sean Sitzes; and two brothers, Sammy Boen and Chuck W. Boen.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a daughter, Kimberly Sitzes in 2011.

Gloria Bowen

1945 - 2014

A memorial for Gloria Bowen, 69, is scheduled at Coker Mathews Funeral Home Chapel in Greenville on Tuesday, July 22, at 2:00 p.m.

Ms. Bowen died on July 19, 2014. She was born in Fort Worth on February 14, 1945, to Kenneth and Helen Wagley.

She worked at Haggar Slacks while going to college and raising two sons. She graduated from East Texas State University in 1979 with bachelor’s and master’s degrees and began a career at Greenville ISD. She taught there for 35 years and recently retired. She loved teaching, gardening, fishing and spoiling her granddaughter.

Ms. Bowen is survived by her son, John Bowen and wife Stacy of Lone Oak; granddaughter, Sarah Bowen of Lone Oak; sisters, Shirley Phillips of Cash, Patricia Caldwell and husband Larry of Fairview and Francis Goss and husband Andy of Rowlett; brothers, Joe Wagley and wife Wendy of Hideaway Lake and Henry Wagley and wife Leanne of Miller Grove; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Chris; and step-mother, Nell Wagley.

Visitation will be at 1:00 p.m. at the chapel one hour prior to the memorial.

Roy Russell Crutchfield Sr.

1940 – 2014

Services for Roy Russell Crutchfield Sr., 73, of Alba were held July 21 at Wilson-Bartley Funeral Home Chapel.

Burial was in Enon Cemetery, Alba, under the direction of Wilson-Bartley Funeral Home, Alba. Pallbearers were Wayne Dhane, David Sowell, Victor Ventresca, James Sneed, James Snider and Steve Snider.

Mr. Crutchfield died July 16, 2014, in a Tyler hospice facility. He was born November 21, 1940, in Clarksville, Mississippi, to Wiley and Willie F. Griffin Crutchfield. He served in the Army. He moved to Alba from Carrollton in 1985 and owned and operated Y’all Come Back Café for 30 years. He married Sherry Dhane on July 26, 1990, in Alba.

Survivors include his wife, Sherry Crutchfield of Alba; sons, Roy Allen Crutchfield of Little Elm, and Roy Russell Crutchfield Jr. of Alba; daughters, Teresa Sowell of Golden, Michelle Ventresca of Tyler, and LaShaina McBride of Alba; brothers, Joe Bailey of Onalaska, and Billy Crutchfield of Lewisville; 15 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild on the way.

Mr. Crutchfield was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; and one sister.

Homer Thomas “Buddy” Dymke Jr.


A memorial service is pending for Homer Thomas “Buddy” Dymke Jr., 83, of Emory.

Mr. Dymke died on July 17, 2014, at Winnsboro Trinity Moth--er Frances Hospital. He was born on November 20, 1930, in Rockdale to Homer Thomas and Clara Mae Rice Dymke. He married Betty Jane Williams in Galveston on July 23, 1949.

He was an oilfield worker and retired after many years working at different oil companies.

He is survived by his wife, Betty Jane Dymke of Emory; sons, Tommy Dymke and wife Beverly of Flower Mound, and Ricky Dymke and wife Cookie of Sachse; daughters, Diana Fearn and husband Joe of Kermit and Candy Dieterich of Albuquerque, New Mexico; sister, LaJuan Farrell; brothers, Joe Dymke and Jim Dymke; grandchildren, Melanie Diglio, Evan Dieterich, Sean Dieterich and RJ Dymke; great-grandchildren, Delilah Dieterich, Harleigh Dieterich, Daylene Romero, Adrian Garcia; and numerous other loving family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home of Emory. An online guestbook may be signed at www.wilsonorwosky funeralhome.com.

Ona “Elizabeth” Rogers-Rose

1915 – 2014

A funeral service was held for Ona “Elizabeth” Rogers-Rose, 98, of Greenville at the First Baptist Church of Point on July 20 with Bro. Jay Sikes officiating.

Interment followed in the East Mount Cemetery in Greenville.

Mrs. Rogers-Rose died on July 17, 2014, at Legend Healthcare and Rehabilitation in Greenville. She was born on July 26, 1915, in Princeton to Amos Taylor and Georgia Ann Lawhorn-Rogers. She married Herschall C. Rose in Greenville.

While raising five children, she worked with her husband in their family furniture store. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Point.

Mrs. Rogers-Rose is survived by her daughter, Ona Beth Floyd and husband John of Greenville; sons, Herschall C. Rose Jr. and wife Lolene of Visalia, California, and Robert M. Rose and wife Lynda of Point; 26 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; and numerous other loving family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Loyd T. Carden; second husband, Herschall C. Rose; son, Loyd T. Carden Jr.; daughter, Peggy Jo Carden Welch; five brothers; and five sisters.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the “Prayer Garden” at First Baptist Church Point, PO Box 117, Point, TX 75472. Online guestbook may be signed at www.wilsonorwosky funeralhome.com.

Larry Gene Yearwood

1952 - 2014

Funeral services for Larry Gene Yearwood, 61, of Greenville will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 23, at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel in Emory. Bro. Kenneth Ballard will officiate.

Interment will be in the Forbis Cemetery in Emory.

Mr. Yearwood died on July 19, 2014, at his home. He was born in Pampa on December 15, 1952, to Velma Jean Yearwood. He worked at L-3 Communications in Greenville.

Survivors include son, Kevin Jon Yearwood of Greenville; daughter, Kimberly Dawn Yearwood of McKinney; companion and best friend of 17 years, Brenda Heath of Greenville; sister, Brenda O’Dell of Pampa; aunts, Dorothy Yearwood of Pampa and JerryLee Yearwood of Riverside, California; friends, Jesse Heath of Greenville and Pat Porch of Sulphur Springs; faithful little companions, Oscar and Izzy; and numerous other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his mother; grandparents, Elmer and Bertha Yearwood; brother, Billy Bush; and aunt and uncle, Leona and Jessie Smart.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the chapel. Online guestbook may be signed at www.wilson orwoskyfuneralhome.com.