Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, May 26, 2015 – Volume XVI, Issue No. 4

Edith Bryant

1928 – 2015

Funeral services for Edith Bryant, 86, of Caddo Mills were held on May 22 at Lynch Funeral Service Chapel in Greenville.

Interment followed at Pilgrims Rest #1 Cemetery in Emory.

Mrs. Bryant died on May 20, 2015. She was born on October 29, 1928, in Aspermont to William David and Ruby Laverne Gaston.

She was an accomplished seamstress who enjoyed making quilts for friends and family. She was a charter member of Vansickle Baptist Church.

Mrs. Bryant is survived by sons, Charles Bryant and wife Anna, Willie Bryant and wife Mary; grandchildren, Charles Bryant Jr., Lisa Rowe and husband Greg, Jason Bryant and wife Ginger, Bradley Bryant and wife Rochell, Nerrissa Bryant; brothers, Lonnie Gaston and wife Wanda, Joe Gaston and wife Delores; sister, Nina Wood; and many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Earl; brothers, Oney Gaston and Roy Don Tatum; sister, Lola Tucker; and great-grandchildren, Madison and Abeygale Bryant.

Visit www.lynchfuneralservice.com to leave online condolences.


Ruth Irene Collins

1940 – 2015

A funeral Mass for Ruth Irene Collins, 74, of Mineola will be held at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Mineola at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 26. Father Bowlin will officiate.

Mrs. Collins died on May 21, 2015, in Quitman. She was born on November 22, 1940, in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania. She was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church.

She is survived by her daughter, Penny Collins of Alba; and granddaughter, Brianna Collins.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Collins; grandson, Matthew Collins; son, Robert Collins; and daughter, Vicki Collins.

Beaty Funeral Home in Mineola was in charge of arrangements.


Brandon Charles Henegar

1978 – 2015

Funeral services for Brandon Charles Henegar, 36, of Gainesville were held on May 13 at the First Baptist Church in Gainesville. Rev. Roy Prather officiated.

Interment followed at Pilgrim Rest #1 Cemetery in Emory under the direction of Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home.

Mr. Henegar died on May 8, 2015, in Cooke County. He was born on August 18, 1978, in Plain-view.

He was employed by BNSF and was formerly with the Gainesville High School. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Gainesville. He will be remembered as an amazing husband and Dad and a loving son and brother.

Survivors include his wife, Karla Henegar of Gainesville; children, Kyler Blaine Henegar and Charlee Grace Henegar; grandparents, Charles and Nora Chandler; parents, Mike and Debbie Henegar of Tulia, and Linda and Greg Tibbets of Scurry; sister, Tavie and husband John of Forney; brother, Ryan Tibbets of Arkadelphia, Arkansas; step-brothers, Jason Swift and wife Christy of Lubbock, Cody Swift and wife Misti of Amarillo, Corey Tibbets and wife Karinton of Montgomery; sister-in-law, Kayla Andrews and husband Brad of Plainview; brother-in-law, Matthew Prather and wife Amy of Celina; and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial fund for the Henegar family is set up at First State Bank in Gainesville.