In Memoriam — Dotty Griffith

In Memoriam — Dotty Griffith

Dotty Griffith Food critic, accomplished author and former The Dallas Morning News and Katy Trail Weekly restaurant reviewer Dotty Griffith died on September 13. She was 71. The Terrell native battled pancreatic cancer and died at her East Dallas home. Griffith was born to Edward M. and Dorothy Koch Griffith in 1949 in Terrell, Texas. […]

Armando Leija Esparza

Armando Leija Esparza

Visitation and a reception for Armando is scheduled for Thursday, July 29 from 5-8 p.m. at Anderson Clayton Gonzalez, 1111 Military Parkway in Mesquite, 75149. A rosary service will occur Thursday, July 29 at 7 p.m. at Anderson Clayton Gonzalez Funeral Home Chapel.  Esparza’s friends and family will gather for his funeral on Friday, July […]

Carol Parker Gray

Carol Parker Gray

By Shari Goldstein Stern “The family of Carol Parker Gray was grateful to host the many long time East Dallas friends and Woodrow Wilson High School (Woodrow) alumni from the ’50s at a special celebration of her life on June 23,” said Cathy Nance, Woodrow ’74. Cathy is the daughter of Woodrow’s beloved alumna, Carol […]

Dr. John Revere Richmond

Dr. John Revere Richmond

Doctor John Revere Richmond, fondly referred to as “Doc,” passed away peacefully in Dallas, Texas the evening of January 5, 2021 after a six-week battle with COVID-19. John was born to Henry Jr. and Irene (Diefenbach) Richmond on Thanksgiving Day, 1949 in Borger, Texas.  After relocating many times in early life, he graduated in 1968 […]

James F. Hatcher

James F. Hatcher

On Friday, January 22, 2021 the world lost a great husband, father, uncle, brother, grandfather, friend and tireless servant to so many to COVID. God took him home and said, “Son, you made me proud and your great work is done, welcome home.”  Born in Dallas, Texas April 13, 1941 to James Escoe and Lorraine […]

Juanita Smith (Mrs. C. A. Smith)

Juanita Smith (Mrs. C. A. Smith)

“She believed in the power of Prayer.” Juanita Smith (Mrs. C.A. Smith) has graduated to Heaven at age 94. Her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, came to her bed and she reached out to take his hand on Dec. 15, 2020. He surely said, “Well done, thou good and faithful servant” and took her home to […]

John Ashley Bellamy

John Ashley Bellamy

June 28, 1943 – December 8, 2020 By Gaelan Bellamy  John Ashley Bellamy, artist, beloved father, companion and brother, passed away on December 8, surrounded and held by his family, completing a life best described as fabulous.  Born June 28, 1943 to Jane and Lloyd Bellamy, Johnny never strayed from the path less traveled.  After […]

Harry Waring Walker, III

Harry Waring Walker, III

Oct. 18, 1948 – Nov. 20, 2020 By Shari Goldstein Stern A dear friend to so many, Harry Walker passed away at Presbyterian Hospital Nov. 20 from COPD. He was 72.   A service was held at Restland Funeral Home Nov. 27, followed by a graveside service. Only 60 family members and friends could attend […]

Shirley Ogden Walker

Shirley Ogden Walker

Shirley Ogden Walker transitioned to her heavenly home on Saturday, April 18, 2020 while in hospice care from a condition unrelated to the current virus pandemic. She was in the presence of family members when she died. John and Shirley had two children: John Wesley Walker who predeceased her, and daughter Beverly Walker of Dallas, Texas. […]

Sergio

Sergio

By Shari Goldstein Stern A dedicated family, faithful clientele and devoted neighbors lost their husband, father and friend, Sergio, when he passed away suddenly from complications of an infection on Saturday, Oct. 10. He was the owner of Sergio’s Jewelry, which has been a Casa Linda staple since 1997. Prior to that, the luxury jeweler […]

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