July 2017 Obituaries

Carolyn Clark passed away Sunday, May 14, 2017 in Keller, TX. She was born May 7, 1943 in San Antonio to Delbert Louis and Frankie Leona Pettis Kasiska. She married James Allen Clark on December 22, 1963 in Grand Prairie and her husband preceded her in death on October 1, 1998. Mrs. Clark was a LVN for more than 15 years. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Survivors include her beloved sons, William Clark of Crowley; Kevin Clark and wife Julie of Keller; and Paul Clark and wife Carolina of Saginaw; six grandchildren; three sisters, Geneva Wilkerson; Nancy Boaz and husband Larry; and Linda Mackrell; numerous nieces, nephews, in-laws and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and a granddaughter, Ashtyn Clark. Memorials in Carolyn’s memory may be made to Seventh-day Adventist Texas Conference, P.O. Box 800, Alvarado, TX 76009.

Cook, Ernest (Ernie) Wilbern; born Feb. 26, 1934, Waurika, Okla.; died April 21, 2017, Melbourne, Fla. Preceded in death by parents, Morea and Elmer Cook, and siblings, Elva Rucker, Ethel Corcoran, Delmer Cook, Nina Lapp, Ora Lee Deal, Sonny Cook. Surviving: wife, Gloria, of Melbourne, Fla.; daughter, Lydia Seiden and husband, Dwayne, of Gentry, Ark.; son, Steve Cook, of West Fork, Ark.; daughter, Lisa Watkins and husband, Jody, of Gentry, Ark.; son, Edward Cook and wife, Michelle, of Stilwell, Okla.; daughter, Glenda Royal, of Lincoln, Ark.; daughter, Brenda Chrusciaki and husband, Everton, of Burleson, Texas; brother, Delbert Cook, of San Antonio, Texas; sister, Marjorie Yeates, of Keene, Texas; sister, Flora Smith, of Story, Ark.; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandson.

Copsey, Marjorie Grace Bascom; born March 10, 1929, Lincoln, Neb.; died Feb. 26, 2017, Lenexa, Kansas. Surviving: brother, Maurice T. Bascome and wife, Dottie, of Dayton, M.D.; sister, Gwendolyn M. Glaser and husband, Ted, of Carrington, N.D.; brother-in-law David R. Copsey and wife, Nell, of DeRidder, La.; sister-in-law, LeNora Copsey of Conway, N.H.; daughter, Marjorie Gail Smith and husband, Chris, of Shawnee, Kansas; son, Mark J. Copsey and wife, Elisabeth, of Walla Walla, Wash.; two grandchildren; two great-grandsons.

Groom, Alda Adel Spencer; born Sept. 24, 1921, Bristow, Okla.; died March 9, 2011, Oklahoma City, Okla.

Groom, Donald Keith; born Dec. 1, 1920, Slick, Okla.; died June 22, 2016, Oklahoma City, Okla.

Henwood, Georgia Lynn; born April 4, 1958, Killeen, Texas; died Jan. 1, 2017. Preceded in death by father and step-father, Gene Owen. Surviving: husband, James Doyle Henwood, of Elgin, Texas; mother, Mary Owen, of Temple, Texas; son, Jake Henwood of Elgin, Texas; step-daughter, Jeanna Swena, of Chehalis, Wash.; step-sons, Zachary Henwood and Adam Henwood, and step-daughter Shana Henwood, of Austin, Texas; sister, Connie Higginbotham, and husband Don; sister, Dixie Frazier, and husband, Bruce, of Belton, Texas; sister, Kathy Lemmons, and husband, Bernie; Mary Lee Farrell and, husband, Ronnie; brother, Buck Curry and wife, Robin, of Temple, Texas; six grandchildren.

Sawyer, Ross W., Jr.; born June 30, 1944, Wilmington, Del.; died March 3, 2017, Ozark, Ark.

Tucker, Minnie Lou Martin; born April 27, 1927, Jefferson, Texas; died Dec. 27, 2016, Jefferson, Texas. Surviving: daughter, Jo Ellen Tonn; grandchildren, Michael Tonn and wife, Damarys and Jamin Tonn.

Tucker, Warren; born Nov. 9, 1923, Wewoka, Okla.; died Dec. 14, 2016, Jefferson, Texas. Surviving: wife, Minnie Lou Tucker; daughter, Jo Ellen Tonn; brother, Alfred Tucker and wife, Shirley; two grandchildren.

Tullock, Melba Culpepper; born May 6, 1935, Paducah, Ky.; died May 9, 2017, Marshall, Texas. Surviving: son, Robert Tullock and wife, Robin; son, Mike Tullock and wife, Janie; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.

Voss, William; born Nov. 1, 1921, Homestead, Okla.; died April 7, 2017, Landrum, S.C. Surviving: wife, Fay Voss; daughters, Linda Herman and Shirley Rumsey; six grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren.

Wright, Sharon Paden; born July 1, 1946, Charleston, W.V.; died March 18, 2017, Decatur, Tenn. Surviving: brother, Ken Paden and wife, Ann; niece, Jennifer Paden.

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