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  • Thoughts

    “I hear a voice you can not hear. Which says I must not stay. I see a hand you can not see. Which beckons me away."

    The only thing you take with you when you're gone is what you leave behind
    --- John Allston

    There is more peace somewhere.
    There is more peace somewhere.
    I'm gonna keep on 'til I find it.
    There is more peace somewhere.
    --- African American Hymn

    I cannot think of them as dead who walk with me no more;
    along the path of life I tread they but are gone before.
    --- Fredrick Lucian Hosmer

    In the rising of the sun and in its going down, we remember them.
    In the blowing of the wind and in the chill of winter, we remember them.
    In the opening of buds and in the rebirth of spring, we remember them.
    In the blueness of the sky and in the warmth of summer, we remember them.
    In the rustling of leaves and in the beauty of autumn, we remember them.
    In the beginning of the year and when it ends, we remember them.
    When we are weary and in need of strength, we remember them.
    When we are lost and sick at heart, we remember them.
    When we have joys we yearn to share, we remember them.
    So long as we live, they too shall live, for they are now a part of us, as we remember them.
    --- From Roland B. Gittelsohn

    "Hold on to what is good even if it is a handful of earth. Hold on to what you believe even if it is a tree which stands by itself. Hold on to what you must do even if it is a long way from here. Hold on to life even when it is easier letting go. Hold on to my hand even when I have gone away from you." ~Pueblo Blessing ~

    Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone,
    Prevent the dog from barking with a juicy bone,
    Silence the pianos and with muffled drum
    Bring out the coffin, let the mourners come.

    Let aeroplanes circle moaning overhead
    Scribbling on the sky the message He is Dead.
    Put crepe bows round the white necks of the public doves,
    Let the traffic policemen wear black cotton gloves.

    He was my North, my South, my East and West,
    My working week and my Sunday rest,
    My noon, my midnight, my talk, my song;
    I thought that love would last forever: I was wrong.

    The stars are not wanted now; put out every one,
    Pack up the moon and dismantle the sun,
    Pour away the ocean and sweep up the woods;
    For nothing now can ever come to any good.

    W.H. Auden

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    Tommy Barton
    Betty Jo Berezoski
    Evelyn Boucher
    Ricky Dan Brown
    Harry Closs
    James Cross
    Jimmy Daily
    Raymond Eads
    Elizabeth Georgette Eichler Graves
    Roddy Ethridge
    Larry Green
    Nancy (Neecie) Hardeman Beard
    Otis Havis
    Bobby Hesskew
    Sheryl Hicks
    Donald Hogan
    Kenneth Hogg
    Patty Holloway
    Jane Howerton
    Bob Humphrey
    Valarie Iglesia
    Brad Jennings
    Carol Kendrick
    Bobby Lessman
    Dwight Lessman
    Grace Locke
    Leo Locke Jr.
    Sharon Padilla Murray
    Debra Neumann
    Kay Phillips
    Julia Pickvance
    Joyce Rachui
    Marcia Beth Roberts
    Raymond Smith
    Al Stein
    Paula Stone (McIntosh)
    Moda Strickland
    John Hart Thompson
    Sandra Tobias
    Hector Trevino
    Barbara Chane (Tull)
    Mary Lynn Walker (Drews)
    Mary Helen McBee White
    Marion Willars

  • Administrative

Macha, Samuel L. “Sammy”

February 20, 1953 — April 9, 1976

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Liberty, Dennis

1947 — 2002

Kluck, Glenn David

March 21, 1952 — April 15, 1973

Hogg, Kenneth Darvin

February 19, 1950 — September 28, 1994

Havis, Odis

February 14, 1947 — May 22, 1983

Harden, Myron Farris

October 27, 1953 — February 22, 1995

Harden, Milton Lee

September 11, 1952 — August 20, 2003

Stanfield, Beverly Fischer

January 2, !943 — July 24, 2006

Beverley Kaye Stanfield, of Dallas, 63, passed away July 24, 2006.

She was born in Marlin,TX on January 2, 1943 to Leonard and Henrietta Fischer. She graduated from North Texas State University in 1965 with a B.S. in Biology and Chemistry and was a lifetime member of The American Society for Clinical Pathology. She was an active member in her community and church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Leonard and Henrietta Fischer and her brother, Scott Fischer. Survived by her husband, Nick Stanfield of Dallas; daughter, Kelly and her husband Michael Vestal of Frisco; daughter, Kay Stanfield of Dallas; three grandchildren, Christopher, Ryan and Emma Vestal, all of Frisco. She is also survived by many other family members and wonderful loyal friends.

Graveside services at 1PM, Friday, July 28, 2006 at Restland Memorial Park, 13005 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, Texas. In lieu of flowers her family request memorials be made to First United Methodist Church, 411 Coleman Street, Marlin, TX 76661.

Elfrez, Edward Gonzalo

March 26, 1953 — May 28, 1987

Edmonds, Danny J

August 4, 1949 — May 25, 1992

Diles, Lawrence Henry Jr.

January 29, 1952 — March 1980

Cornwell, Charles Harvey

April 20, 1943 – Dec. 24, 1999

Harvey Cornwell, 56, of Marlin, passed away Friday, Dec. 24, 1999, at a Temple hospital. Memorial services were held Tuesday, December 28, 1999 at First United Methodist Church in Marlin with Dr. Richard Jenkins officiating.

Mr. Cornwell was born April 20, 1943, in New York City, N.Y, the son of Dr. and Mrs. Charles Cornwell. He served in the U. S. Army in the l960’s, attended the University of Texas at Austin, and graduated from the University of North Texas. He was a member of the Appraisal Institute. From 1980-1995, he owned Harvey Cornwell and Associates, a commercial real estate appraisal firm in Dallas. He was sitting president of the Falls County Historical Society and the Marlin Library Board. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include sons, Douglas Clarkson Cornwell and Michelle, Austin; Charles Read Cornwell and Holly, Dallas; sister, Ann Cornwell Price, Marlin; niece, Emrys Price, College Station; aunts and uncles. Dr. and Mrs. J. W. Dixon, Waco; Dr. and Mrs. N. D. Buie, Marlin; and special friend, Trudie Asbury, Marlin. Also numerous friends and cousins.

Honorary pallbearers were John Barnett, Neil Buie, III, Jay More Butler, Bill Cornwell, Bob Eichel, George Kirkpatrick, Layne McDaniel, Marry Gunter, Waylon Sias, and Charles Oltorf.

The family suggests that memorials be made to Falls County Historical Society, The Marlin Library, First United Methodist Church, Marlin, or the American Heart Association.

Adams Funeral Home of Marlin was in chare of arrangements.