Memoriams

Memoriams

Victor Ray Hillman

July 21, 1930-October 24, 2019 Victor Ray Hillman, age 89, passed away peacefully at his home in the Middleton Community on October 24, 2019.   Victor was born July 21, 1930, to Ferdinand “Ted” Hillman and wife Lois Avery Toby in Barksdale, TX.  Victor grew up in Bandera and graduated from Bandera High School in 1948. He attended Tarleton State College and then Texas A&M College.  He graduated from TAMC in 1952 whereupon he was commissioned as 2nd Lt in the…

Richard Lee King

ALLEN, TEXAS. Richard Lee King, age 92, passed away peacefully early Sunday morning, October 20, 2019, at his home in Allen, TX, after suffering a stroke during the early morning of October 15. Richard was born in the Sunnyside community of Floresville, Texas on September 4, 1927, the eldest child of Richard Leslie King and Cora Ella Reed King. His mother died when he was five years old and he then lived nearby with his grandparents, William A and Ida…

Virgnia Estes Evans

Virginia Margaret Estes Evans, 99, recently of Columbus, Mississippi, died peacefully in her sleep at home on Sept. 22, 2019. She was born in Portland, Oregon on April 19, 1920 to Charles Kenneth and Mary Margaret (Mallard) Flinn. She grew up in Portland and southern California, and graduated from Eagle Rock High School in Los Angeles. She is preceded in death by husbands Gilbert Eugene Estes and Dell Evans, son Maurice Wesley Estes, and sister Patricia Beck. She is survived…

Grey Sebree

Grey McKinley Sebree Beloved son of Stephen and Debbie Sebree  In 2011, at age 16, Grey went home to be with God, ending a courageous, 8-year battle with a chronic illness.  Grey was a member of the church of Christ at Taylorsville Road, in Louisville, KY where he loved to participate in worship by leading singing, prayers and teaching. He was a faithful Christian and an avid student of the Bible.  Grey was a Junior at Walden High School, where…

Susan Kerr

Susan Kerr, August 20, 1952 – July 18, 2019 Linda Susan Kerr, 66, of Bowling Green, KY was born August 20, 1952 in Birmingham, AL to Hiram O. Hutto and Rachel Batson Hutto. She passed away on July 18, 2019 at the Medical Center Hospital in Bowling Green, after a brief battle with cancer. Susan attended Florida College in Temple Terrace, Florida, and then received her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, using those degrees to practice a…

Allan Turner

Allan Turner, 1944 – 2019 Allan was born in Tampa, FL, on June 16, 1944 to Thomas and Letha Turner. In 1962 he graduated from King High School and a few months later he joined the Air Force where he served for 3 ½ years as an Air Policeman. Upon his honorable discharge in 1966, he began dating and soon married, Anita Reich Turner, on November 25, 1966. From 1966-1981 he served in law enforcement as a Deputy Sheriff, Detective…

Rawland R. Daniel

Rawland Daniel, 81, of Bossier City, LA, was born September 5,1937, on a farm near Hamlet, Nebraska, to Ernest and Marjorie Daniel. He passed on from this life on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Rawland served in the National Guard in Colorado after graduating from Olathe High School. Afterwards, he joined the U.S. Marines for two years. Rawland then joined the Air Force and served 23 years. He was a proud member of the US military and had a deep love…

Dan Clendening

Dan Clendening Dan Clendening loved the Lord, his dear Jeanie, and his family above all else. He was kind and humble, generous and caring, intelligent and wise. He and Jeanie were married 66 years. They served and encouraged many wherever they lived. Dan preached in the Athens, Ala. area without pay to enable churches to begin to support and have an interest in teaching the lost in other places and countries. In lieu of flowers Dan’s family has chosen to…

Royce Unwin DeBerry

Royce Unwin DeBerry, November 8, 1953 – November 14, 2018 Royce Unwin DeBerry was born November 8, 1953 in Jackson, Tennessee to Almeda Pauline Unwin DeBerry and Loyd Parvin DeBerry. He died November 14, 2018 at 11:53 am surrounded by his loving wife and family. Royce and Cindy fostered children for over 30 years. From those children, they adopted six children. Following in their footsteps, three of their older children have gone on to foster and adop 8 kids of…

Marie Falls

Catherine Marie Falls June 6, 1923 –  July 14, 2018 Marie Falls passed away at the age of 95 after a short illness. She lived a full life as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend to hundreds through the years. She was married for 62 years to the late Laden Falls of Birmingham, AL. Marie has three children: Richard Falls (Dee), Jimmy Falls (Phyllis), and Susan Falls Bailey (Jerry). She has 8 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. She…

Ludy Sarabia

In Memory of Ludy Sarabia (1925-2018) Ludy loved children and considered her role as wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother one of the greatest and most important callings a woman could experience.  We will miss her greatly and take comfort in knowing your donation will help other families know the joy of family as she did. Thank you, Jim, Loretta, Jessica, Jim Jr, Dan, and Emily Atherton Gil, Cindy, Bryan, and Angela Sarabia, Katie and Greg VanBemden Gary, Sherri, Joe Sarabia,…

Charlie Palmer

Charlie Scott Palmer was gifted to us on Wednesday, March 14 and passed from this life Thursday, March 22, having been surrounded by his entire family. He departed peacefully, with both his loving mother and father being able to hold him closely and his older brother Davis telling him “bye bye, baby!” The entire extended family sang songs together to little Charlie, including “God Will Take Care of You” and “Because He Lives.” Charlie is survived by his mother and…

Xavier Royalty

Xavier Royalty Xavier was such a sweet boy! Always coming up to us and others saying, “Now big hug” and squeezing them so tight. He truly was a gift from God for us, and while we are never guaranteed tomorrow, I have often thought of David these past few days and 2 Sam 12:23 ESV “Someday I will go to him, but he cannot come back to me.” We pray the funds raised will help others know the precious gift…

Joe Clark Moody

Joe Clark Moody passed to his eternal reward on November 21, 2014 at the age of 98. His family has asked that contributions be made to Sacred Selections to help Christians open their hearts and homes to children. Brother Moody provided a home for his children in which he heeded God’s wishes to “bring them up in the nurture and admonition of The Lord.” Adoption is a part of his family. He understood the loving concept of adoption in both…

Amos Davenport

Amos Davenport March 21, 1925 to March 3, 2013 Sacred Selections funded the adoption of Jordan and McKenzie Davenport in 2010.  In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate a donation to be sent to Sacred Selections.  This will allow other grandfathers to enjoy the blessing of the kind of family celebrations like the ones we have been able to enjoy with these precious children.