Annie Bell Hambrick of Irving passed away July 15, 2018. She was born on July 6, 1928 to John Simmons and Mary Ethel (Good) Simmons. Annie enjoyed sewing crochet and playing dominos. She was a big family person and loved spending time with family always hosting family fish fry’s, cookouts and birthday parties. She also enjoyed working in her flower garden and working crossword puzzles. She will be remembered as a loving caretaker who always helped others. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband of 60 years Alton Hambrick; son Wendall Hambrick; brothers Joe, Johnny and Lloyd Simmons and sister Laura Jo Sutter. She leaves behind to cherish her memory, children Alton Wilson Hambrick, Jr.; Phillip Hambrick and wife Luce; Brian Hambrick; Kimberly Barrientos and husband Henry Barrientos, Jr.; 19 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews extended family and friends. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Friday, July 20th at Brown’s Memorial Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at Browns’ Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens in Irving.
Henry Earl Baker, age 82, died peacefully on Sunday, July 15, 2018. He was born in Buffalo, Texas to Earl Claude and Lee Etta (Henson) Baker on September 11, 1935. Earl was a people person, never meeting a stranger. This contributed to his ability to be a successful business man, as the owner of Baker Tree Service for over 40 years. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother who enjoyed playing with his grandkids and had a soft spot for dogs. Earl is preceded in death by his parents, first wife Jane Agent and daughter Jacqueline (Baker) Esmaili. Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 40 years, JoAnn Baker; sister Wanda Mayer; brother Jerry Baker; son James Baker and spouse Lourdes; son Paul David Baker; daughter Jennifer Benningfield and spouse Andrea; Son in law Mehran Esmaili; grandchildren Parisa and Phillip Esmaili, Jude and Pia Baker, Asher and D’arcy Roberts along with numerous extended family and friends. The family request memorial donations to the DFW Humane society at https://www.dfwhumane.com/ and click donate. A memorial service to celebrate the life of Earl and the impact he left on us is pending, with an anticipated date to be sometime in August of 2018, please continue to check back for updated information.
Don Miller, age 79, died peacefully at home on Saturday, July 14, 2018. He was born in Potosi, Missouri to Theodore Stonewall and Buleah Marie Miller on September 20, 1938. Don served active duty in the United States Navy for 10 years. He was an outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, and making homemade fishing lures. Don was a huge fan of the Texas Rangers, enjoyed listening to alternative country rock, his favorite performer was Kidd Rock. Going to garage sales, bookstores, playing slots and reading western books, fishing and hunting magazines was a favorite pastime of Don’s. He will always be remembered for the homemade movies he made for the whole family, always drinking sweet tea and above all, the love he had for his beautiful grandchildren. Don is preceded in death by his parents, brothers Allen, Russell, Robert, Lawrence and Jack Miller, and sister Peggy Chamberlain. Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 43 years, Janice Elaine Miller; son Frank Mason and wife Priscilla; son Darrell Miller; daughter Karen Blanton and husband Monte; Mike Miller and wife Beverly; daughter Teresa Mason and husband Andrew; son Robert Miller and wife Lee; 16 grandchildren; 40 great grandchildren; brothers Ralph, John and Jerry Miller; sister Dorothy Head as well as numerous loving extended family and friends. The family will receive friends between 6:00 and 8:00pm, on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at Brown’s Memorial Funeral Home, 707 N. MacArthur Blvd. in Irving. A funeral service will be 2:00pm, Thursday, July 19, 2018 at the funeral home with interment at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens, 1413 E. Irving Blvd. immediately following. The family request memorial donations to a Fort Worth no kill animal shelter.
Terry Ann Hudnall, age 70, entered into Heaven’s Gates on Saturday, July 14, 2018. Born in San Antonio, Texas on January 29, 1948 Terry became blessed to be dearly loved by her adoptive parents, A.E. Jr. and Sarah Beth (Thompson) Fellows. Terry was a dedicated and longtime member of First United Methodist Church in Irving and Kum Doubles Sunday school class, where she taught Sunday school, vacation Bible school, a member of Shepard’s Care Team, and visited with home bound senior adults. She was a lover of all animals, with a special soft spot for Horses and canine species, black labs being her favorite. Terry was an avid reader, and a huge sports fan, her favorite teams consisted of TCU Horned Frogs, UT Texas Longhorns, the Rangers, the Mavericks and the Dallas Cowboys. She is preceded in death by her parents, parental in-laws W.C. and Eunice Alff, brother in laws Timmothy and Billy Alff and sister in law Nancy Alff. Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 49 years, Ralph Hudnall; son Bryce Hudnall and wife Jennifer Silver-Hudnall, their children Reagan, Lauren and Daniel; son Ryan Hudnall; in law Charles Alff and wife Vickie; in law Judy Noack and husband Slim; in law John Alff and wife Adell; in law Scottie Williams and wife Rebecca; cousin Ed Stemac and wife Sally; cousin Waynene Murfin and husband Bob; cousin Suzy Ewing; cousin Gary Thompson and wife Cecelia; beloved dog Travis and Scrapper the cat, along with numerous extended family, friends and church family. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many, who will be deeply missed. The family will receive friends between 5:00 and 7:00pm, Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at Brown’s Memorial Funeral Home, 707 N. MacArthur Blvd. in Irving. A funeral Service will be held 10:00am, Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at First United Methodist Church, 211 W. 3rd Street in Irving. A committal service at Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery, 2000 Mtn. Creek Pkwy will be 9:30am, Monday, July 23, 2018, 15 minutes prior to the service, friends and family attending, will begin the processional line up at Lane 3. The family request memorial donations to the American Heart Association at http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/ and click donate.
Ima Dunks McShane, age 102, died on Friday, July 13, 2018. Ima was born in Nacogdoches, Texas on September 26, 1915. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great-great grandmother. She enjoyed going to thrift stores and eating out. She drove until she was 100 years old. She was active in the community Heritage Senior Center and was a member of First United Methodist Church. She loved spending time with her family. She was a widow of war in WWII when her first husband Mr. Dunks passed away. Ima is preceded in death by her first husband Albert Lee Dunks (1945), second husband Adrian John McShane (1991), and brother Horton Bridges. Left to cherish her memory are son, Albert Bruce Dunks, and his wife Nancy; granddaughters Christine Lambe and husband Darrell, Brenda White and husband Daniel, and Barbara Boedeker; sister-in-law Gloria Bridges; niece, Ann Bridges Windsor; seven great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; numerous other extended family members; and a warm thank you to the staff and friends at Avalon Memory Care. The family will receive friends from 6:00- 8:00 PM on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at Brown’s Memorial Funeral Home, 707 North MacArthur Blvd., Irving, TX 75061. A funeral service will be held 10:00 AM on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at the funeral home with an interment immediately following at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens, 1413 E. Irving Blvd., Irving, TX 75061.