Obituaries

Dr. Don Royce Lee

May 17, 2022

Dr. Don Royce Lee, 82, of Commerce, passed away in the early morning hours of May 17, 2022, with family by his side at Hunt Regional Medical Center of Greenville.  Dr. Lee received his Masters Degree in Biological Science and Physics from ETSU in Commerce and his PHD in Microbiology from Corvallis, Oregon. He was a retired Professor serving at...

David Glinn Smith

May 12, 2022

David Glinn Smith, 78, of Cooper passed away on Thursday night May 12, 2022 at Oak Manor Nursing Home in Commerce with his family at his side.

David was born on March 20, 1944 in McKinney, TX to Norris Glinn Smith and Dorsey Virginia Jones Smith.  He met and married Mildred Ann Aaron in 1963.David was employed and retired from...

Yvonne Hawkins

May 10, 2022

Yvonne Hawkins, 63, of Commerce passed away at her residence on Tuesday, May 10, 2022.

Yvonne was born in Dallas, TX on June 27, 1958 to Marvin Kenneth Hawkins and Billie Jean Bishop Hawkins.

Yvonne loved going her church, Shady Grove Baptist Church, singing, comedy and being happy.

She is survived by her daughters: Christina Morris (Curtis) and Sonya Zapata;...

Lynda Vinson

May 9, 2022

Lynda VanNorman Vinson of Cumby, Texas passed into her Savior’s loving arms surrounded by her children at her residence on May 9, 2022. She was a long-time resident of Cumby, an active member of Cross Power Church in Campbell, and a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend.

Lynda was born December 22, 1945, in Mineral Wells, Texas to Lyle...

Shandra Lanette Crosby

May 5, 2022

Shandra Lanette Crosby, 53, of Commerce passed away at Hunt Regional Hospital-Commerce on Thursday, May 5, 2022.

Shandra was born on March 26, 1969 to Henry Crosby and Shirley Hines Crosby.

She is survived by daughters: Alicia Crosby (Wardell) and Lakeya Crosby; sons: Andre Panell and JaKaylon Jackson (Dezjhona); granchildren: Drelon Crosby, Cordrin Bailey, Charity Bailey, Michael Bailey, Messiah Bailey,...

Annette Melvina Black

April 27, 2022

"May the God who gives hope fill you with all joy and peace by your trusting in him, so that you may abound in hope with power of holy spirit."

                                                                                                  Romans 15:13

Annette Melvina Forkey Black, 65, of Campbell passed away peacefully at her residence in the early morning of Wednesday, April 27, 2022.

Annette was born on February 24,...

Wayne "Dick" Baron

April 27, 2022

Wayne Richard "Dick" Baron, 68, of Commerce was reunited with his loving wife Linda early Wednesday morning April 27, 2022 in Sherman, TX.

Dick was born on August 3, 1953 in Harlingen, TX to James Baron and Gladys Maxine Clark Baron.

He served his country in the United States Air force.  Dick later worked for the United States Postal Service. ...

Kathleen J Rushing

April 26, 2022

Kathleen J Rushing, 74, of Sulphur Springs, Tx. passed away on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at Sulphur Springs Health and Rehabilitation Center in Sulphur Springs, Tx. 

 

No Services are planned at this time.

Linda Cheryl Threlkeld Baron

April 21, 2022

Linda Threlkeld Baron, 67, of Commerce passed away early Thursday morning April 21, 2022 at Texoma Medical Center in Denison. Linda was born in Commerce, Tx. on March 1, 1955, the daughter of L.C. Threkeld and Edwina Davis Threkeld. She was a graduate of Commerce High School, class of 1973 and a member of First United Methodist Church. Linda married...

Ella Lucille Funderburk

April 18, 2022

Mrs. Lucille Funderburk, 93, of Longview, formerly of Commerce, passed away at Havencare Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Longview, Tx. on Monday morning April 18, 2022. She was born in Commerce on May 19, 1928, the daughter of John A. Watson and Rosie Barber Watson.  She was a graduate of Commerce High School. Lucille married Bevlon Franklin Funderburk on June...

Alma Charlene Salas

April 15, 2022

Alma Charlene Salas, 62, of Commerce passed away on Friday, April 15, 2022 at Oak Manor Nursing Home in Commerce.

Alma was born on November 12, 1959 in McKinney, TX to Charlie and Kathryne Pittsinger.  She was married to James Salas.

Alma is survived by her husband James Salas of Commerce and an aunt Rose Dyckman of Commerce.

She was...

Jose Luis Camacho Pineda

April 4, 2022

Jose Luis Camacho Pineda, 47, of Sulphur Springs passed away at his residence on Monday, April 4, 2022.

A Rosary will be held on Friday, April 8, 2022 at 6:00 P.M.   A Mass will be held on Saturday, April 9, 2022 at 6:00 P.M. with Father Victor Hernandez.

 

Glenda Lou Underwood

April 1, 2022

Glenda Lou Jones Underwood, 74, of Commerce passed away at her residence on Friday, April 1, 2022.

Glenda was born on February 13, 1948 in Colquitt, Georgia to Benjamin Smiley Jones and Ida Lou Johnson Jones.  She was married to James Underwood and was a homemaker.

 

No services are planned at this time.

James Joseph Burke

March 30, 2022

Farmers Branch, Texas – Jim Burke, 70, of Dallas, passed away Wednesday, March 30, 2022 in the early morning hours after a long and courageous twenty year battle with Rheumatoid Arthritis and a number of other related conditions.   

Born to John and Evelyn Burke on October 16, 1951 in Nashville Tennessee, he was raised in Commerce Texas. Jim graduated...

Betty B Rigo

March 27, 2022

BETTY LOU BLANKENSHIP RIGO PASSED AWAY ON SUNDAY 3/27/2022 AT BRENTWOOD TERRACE IN PARIS, TX AT THE AGE OF 81 AFTER A COURAGEOUS BATTLE WITH PANCREATIC CANCER. 

BETTY WAS ONE OF FIVE SISTERS ALL OF WHOM HAVE PRECEDED HER IN DEATH.  HAZEL FLEMING, LILLIE NEWBERRY, EMILY FORD, AND DOROTHY CARTER-BLANKENSHIP.  HER PARENTS WERE LEE OSCAR BLANKENSHIP AND MAMIE BLANKENSHIP...

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