The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas

Death Notices

June 5, 2014

Death Notices for Thursday, June 5, 2014

David Nathaniel

Funeral arrangements for David Nathaniel, 56, of Graceland, are pending with Walker & Walker Funeral Home, Graceland.

Mr. Nathaniel died Tuesday at Palestine Regional Medical Center.



Violet Marie Prater

Services for Violet Marie Prater, 83, of Palestine, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints with Bishop Rick Jensen officiating. Burial will be at 3 p.m. in Kelsey Cemetery in Wilmer. Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey & Foster.

Mrs. Prater died Thursday at her residence.

Condolence calls will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.

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Brian Hall BeCraft

February 8, 1988-June 3, 2014

Services for Brian Hall BeCraft, 26, of Waco, will be at 11 a.m. Saturay at Montalba Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Concord Cemetery.

Mr. BeCraft died Tuesday at his residence.

A visitation will be held at the church from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, prior to the service.

Arrangements are under the direction of Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home.

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Ottie Charles Orr

Funeral arrangements for Ottie Charles Orr, 72, of Palestine, are pending at Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home.

Mr. Orr died Wednesday at Palestine Healthcare Center.


Abi-Gayle Faith Arthur

Services for infant Abi-Gayle Faith Arthur, 2 months old, of Tyler, will be at noon Friday at Emanuel Funeral Home Chapel in Palestine. Burial will follow at Blackshear Cemetery.

The infant died May 28 in Tyler.

Viewing will be held from noon to 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.


Heather Jane Walton

Services for Heather Jane Walton, 60, of Fort Worth and formerly of Palestine, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Smith Chapel Church of God in Christ. Burial will follow in the Fonda Cemetery in Big Sandy under the direction of Emanuel Funeral Home of Palestine.

Mrs. Walton died Monday in Fort Worth.

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