The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas

Death Notices

May 29, 2014

Death Notices for Thursday, May 29, 2014

Michael Eldon Marsh

Services for Michael Eldon Marsh, 57, will be at 2 p.m. today at Evangelistic Temple with the Rev. Jason Harris and Chris Kenner officiating.

A second service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Hobart Baptist Church in Pampa, Texas with the Rev. Mike Watson officiating.

Mr. Marsh died Friday at Trinity Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler. Burial will follow at a later date in the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery.

All arrangements are being handled by McCoy Funeral Home.


Ruby Parnell

Funeral arrangements for Ruby E. Parnell, 80, of Palestine, are pending at Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home.

Mrs. Parnell died Wednesday at Greenbrier Nursing and Rehab Center in Palestine.

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Georgie Lynn Jones

Services for Georgie Lynn Jones, 41, will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Friendship Baptist Church in Tyler.

Ms. Jones died Saturday.

Viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Stewart Family Funeral Home in Tyler.


John Edward “Brother” Simpson

Services for John Edward “Brother” Simpson, 77, of Jewett, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Jewett Civic Center. Burial will follow at Moore Cemetery in Jewett under the direction of Emanuel Funeral Home of Palestine.

Mr. Simpson died Sunday at his residence.


Murray Herrington

Services for Murray Herrington. 64, of Palestine. are pending at Bailey & Foster.

Mr. Herrington died Wednesday at Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler.

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Maria Elena Grounds

Services for Maria Elena Grounds, 88, of Grapeland, will be at 1 p.m. today at Felders Chapel Assembly of God Church with the Rev. Randy Shipman officiating. Burial will follow in San Pedro Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey & Foster.

Mrs. Grounds died Monday at Houston County Nursing Home.

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