Obituaries
  • Ector, Texas -- Private graveside services for Bobby Ray Swindell, 64, of Howe, Texas will be held at Carson Cemetery in Ector, Texas under the direction of Wise Funeral Home. Bro. Mike Allred will be the officiant. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Bobby will lie in state at Wise Funeral Home from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 2, 2020 and Friday, April 3, 2020 for those who wish to come by for viewing and to sign the register.
  • Bonham, Texas -- Memorial services for Hez Houston Ray, 88, are hoped to be planned this summer in Fairbanks, Alaska and Bonham, Texas pending current events. We will honor Hez's life by sharing the stories and the legacy of his life.
  • Van Alstyne, Texas -- A public come and go visitation for James "Ryan" Grisham, 26, of Van Alstyne will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday, April 3, 2020 at Scoggins Funeral Home. Services will be a private graveside on Saturday, with Reverend Jerry Jones officiating.
  • Van Alstyne, Texas -- Funeral services for Sis Virginia Rae Murphy McKinney, 81, will be held private for family only with Reverend Kelvin Stepney officiating. The family has requested for the funeral services to be recorded and will be posted the following day on Virginia's obituary wall for family and friends to view.
  • Honey Grove, Texas -- Graveside services for Jean Nichols of Windom, Texas will be held Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. at Windom Cemetery. Mrs. Nichols body will lie in State at Cooper-Sorrells Funeral Home in Honey Grove from 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Wednesday April 1, 2020.
  • Bonham, Texas -- Ray Neal Caldwell, 95, of Rowlett, Texas went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 29, 2020. He was a much-loved and respected son, brother, husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Mr. Caldwell will lie in state at Cooper-Sorrells Funeral Home Bonham, Texas on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 from the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for those that would like to come by for viewing and to sign the register book.
  • Honey Grove, Texas Funeral services for Sheri Gay (Hennen) Stanford, 59.
  • Bonham, Texas -- Private graveside services for Mr. Bobby Eugene McFarlin, 92, of Bonham, Texas, were held at the West Hill Cemetery in Sherman, Texas, under the direction of Wise Funeral Home in Bonham, Texas.
  • Bonham, Texas -- Private family graveside services for Mrs. Joyce McGehee, 77, of Bonham, were held at the Restland Cemetery in Roxton, Texas under the direction of Wise Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held at a later date at the First Presbyterian Church in Bonham, Texas. Rev. Lisa Reece will officiate.
  • Van Alstyne, Texas -- Funeral services for Floyd "Nub" Young, 94, will be held private for family only with Dr. Doug Deuel officiating. The family has requested for the funeral services to be recorded and will be posted the following day on Floyd's obituary wall for family and friends to view.
  • Bonham, Texas -- A private graveside services for Joseph Allen Gibbs, age 87, of Ivanhoe, Texas will be on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at Duplex Cemetery. Bro. Steve Walker will officiate. No formal visitation will be held, however, Mr. Gibbs will lie in state at Cooper-Sorrells Funeral Home Bonham, starting Tuesday, March 24, 2020.
  • Bonham, Texas -- Steve Lester Peters, 46, was born in Decatur, Illinois on October 2, 1973 to Henry Lamar Peters, Jr. and Sandy June (McClellan) Peters. He passed away on Friday, March 20, 2020 in Melissa, Texas. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Cooper-Sorrells Funeral Home; memorial service is to be determined at a later date.
  • Honey Grove, Texas -- Funeral services for Fayra Maye (Samuel) Bankston, 82, formerly of Ladonia, Texas will be at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at the First Baptist Church of Ladonia. Rev. David Howard will officiate. No formal visitation is scheduled but her body will lie in state at Cooper-Sorrells Funeral Home in Honey Grove until date of service and then at the Church prior to the service. Due to the Coronavirus, 10 or less people will be allowed in at a time.
  • Bonham, Texas -- Private graveside services for Pauline Genie (McMakin) Lawson, 89, will be held Wednesday March 25, 2020 at Sandy Cemetery. Bro. Tony Whitehead will officiate. No formal visitation will be scheduled; however she will lie in state at Cooper-Sorrells Funeral Home Bonham, TX on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 starting at 12:00 p.m. A public memorial service will be held at a later date.
  • Dodd City, Texas -- Private graveside services for Donald Glen Peebles, 79, of Dodd City, Texas were held at Dodd City Cemetery in Dodd City, Texas under the direction of Wise Funeral Home. Pastor Doug Peebles officiated the service. Mr. Peebles will lie in state at Wise Funeral Home on Thursday, March 19, 2020 and on Friday, March 20, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.