Obituaries

Monday, April 25, 2011
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Tue, Apr 26, 2011
John Berkeley Knapp John Berkeley Knapp of Garland passed away April 23, 2011. He was born March 10, 1918 in the Parvin community of Denton Co., TX to Charles Howard and Emma (Dolly) Jackson Knapp. He graduated from Denton High School in 1936 and from North Texas State Teacher's College (now UNT) in 1941.He served with the 13th Armored Division of the U.S. Army during World War II. He married Georgia Howle Fletcher on November 7, 1963. She predeceased him on December 1, 2005. John retired as manager of the casualty property claim department for the Traveler's Insurance Co. in Dallas. He was a member of First Baptist Church of...

Monday, April 25, 2011
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Tue, Apr 26, 2011
John Berkeley Knapp John Berkeley Knapp of Garland passed away April 23, 2011. He was born March 10, 1918 in the Parvin community of Denton Co., TX to Charles Howard and Emma (Dolly) Jackson Knapp. He graduated from Denton High School in 1936 and from North Texas State Teacher's College (now UNT) in 1941.He served with the 13th Armored Division of the U.S. Army during World War II. He married Georgia Howle Fletcher on November 7, 1963. She predeceased him on December 1, 2005. John retired as manager of the casualty property claim department for the Traveler's Insurance Co. in Dallas. He was a member of First Baptist Church of...

Thursday, April 21, 2011
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Fri, Apr 22, 2011
Justin Ross Hampton Justin Ross Hampton, 22, of Denton, TX, passed away April 16, 2011. He was born December 12, 1988, in Denton, the son of Randy and Tammy Hampton. Justin attended Aubrey High School. He was a loving father to Kylie Rayne, born this past July 17, 2010. Justin is survived by his parents, Randy and Tammy Hampton; his brother, Randy Hampton, Jr.; two sisters, Staci Hampton and husband, Joe Baker, and Ashley Hampton; grandmother, Iva Hanson; his six nephews and one niece. He is also survived by fiance, Heather Bartek and 9 month old daughter, Kylie Rayne Hampton. Funeral arrangements are being held by Peoples Funeral...

Friday, April 15
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Fri, Apr 15, 2011
Here are photographs of artifacts that have been recovered since the looting of the Egyptian Museum in Cairo . Geoarchaeologist Reid Ferring of the University of North Texas thinks that clusters of rocks uncovered in Dmanisi, Republic of Georgia, may have been thrown by early hominins at carnivores in order to steal their prey. �There�s no possible way they got there naturally,� he said. Such rocks may have also been used to pound and cut meat or smash bones.  Textiles and rope fragments discovered 30 years ago in a cave in Peru�s Andes Mountains have been dated to 12,000 years ago, making them the...

Thursday, April 14, 2011
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Fri, Apr 15, 2011
Willie Liddell, Jr. Mr. Willie Liddell, Jr. passed away Monday, April 4, 2011 in Dallas, TX. Visitation will be from 7-8PM at Peoples Funeral Home. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, April 16, 2011 at 11AM at St. James A.M.E church. Interment will immediately follow funeral services in Oakwood Cemetery. Willie is preceded in death by his mother, Cora Liddell; grandparents, Maggie Lee Liddell and Alfred Liddell; one aunt, Mary L. Miller. He is survived by his father, Louis Clay; three children, Sherily Mitchell, Andrea Mitchell and Marcus Mitchell; three siblings, Beatrice Clay, Louis E. (Lora) Clay and Sharon Clay; uncles...