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Leslie Howard Crouch, 64, of Winnsboro passed away Saturday, February 15, 2020 in Wichita Falls, TX. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Erman Smith Funeral Home. He was born September 21, 1955, in Dallas, TX to Lee Howard and Geneva Frances Hackler Crouch. He was a retired carpenter and cabinet maker and was a member of the Baptist faith.



Janet Elise Gibson Loyd, beloved mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully in Longview, Texas on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, after a brief illness. Services was held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Pine Street in Gilmer. Bishop Peter Sullivan will officiate. Visitation was held one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at Enoch Cemetery in Gilmer. Arrangements are under the direction of Croley Funeral Home. Janet was born on Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 1931 in the Ebenezer Community near Pittsburg in Camp County, Texas. She was the youngest of nine children of John Harrison and Dora Parker Gibson. She graduated for Pittsburg High School. Although born in neighboring Camp County, Janet spent most of her adult life in Gilmer as a homemaker and a food service employee with the Gilmer ISD. She was a longtime member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She devoted many years teaching in the Primary Children’s origination and working in the church library and Family History Center. She loved genealogy and enjoyed sharing family stories and memories. Jan had a special gift for remembering names, dates, places, and other key facts even from childhood. Much loved by children, she was not only a popular Primary teacher and school cafeteria employee, but also a favorite babysitter for her nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews.



Funeral Services for William Roy Milam, Jr., 62, of Pittsburg, were 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at the Erman Smith Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Andrew Pack and Colby Bednar officiating. Interment will be in Piney Grove Cemetery. Mr. Milam passed away Saturday, February 15, 2020 at his residence.


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