Obituaries for July 2017

Frankston Area Obituaries — 1999-Present

Here are the obituaries posted for the current month from information provided courtesy of local and area funeral homes and published on their websites or those submitted by families. If an obituary is overlooked and it is desired that it be posted, please inform us at . Families may request changes or additions, if required. If you have an obituary for a person who has connections with someone or some family in the Frankston-Poynor-LaRue or Lake Palestine area that you want posted to this month or to the archives, and is not currently posted, please let us know at . Obituaries selected or submitted should follow a format which is essentially consistent with other obituaries posted here or by funeral homes and follow standard grammatical style. Through arrangements with funeral homes and/or the families, we will publish pictures with current obituaries. We will add pictures to archived obituaries from the print version of The Citizen newspaper prior to September 2019 when available. Pictures with archived obituaries posted after that will be added in cooperation with funeral homes or on requests from families.  As was the tradition of the Citizen newspaper, obituaries are published at no charge.

(Obituaries listed chronologically by date of death or funeral service.)

Kyle Schlebach

A funeral service for Kyle Schlebach, 32, of Frankston, was held Saturday, July 8, 2017, at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Frankston with Kris Hutchins officiating.

He was laid to rest at LaRue Cemetery. Mr. Schlebach passed away Tuesday, July 4, 2017, in Frankston.

Kyle was born July 16, 1984, in Athens.He was a Baptist and worked in the medical industry.He was preceded in death by his father, Larry Schlebach.

Left to cherish his memory is his mother and stepfather, Donna and Wayne Clark of Frankston; sisters, Meigian Bunch of Kerens and Bambi McKinney of Delhi, LA; and grandfather, Joe Schlebach of Lamar, AR.

He is also survived by several aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends. Pallbearers were Stephen Stovall, Damon Dowell, Derik Dowell, Marcus Lanier, Justin Ballow, Dexter Ballow and Clint Boles.

LaWanda Jean Dunn

A funeral service for LaWanda Jean Dunn, 61, of Frankston, was held Friday, July 7, 2017, at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Frankston with Bro. George Folmar officiating.

She was laid to rest at Frankston City Cemetery.

Ms. Dunn passed away Monday, July 3, 2017, in Tyler, Texas, and was born January 25, 1956, in Roseburg, Oregon.

LaWanda worked in customer service at Sam’s Club for over 21 years. She enjoyed working in her flowerbeds and shopping.

She loved her family and was a caregiver to her mother.

Left to cherish her memory are her parents E. A. and Patsy (Barton) Nolen of Frankston; son, Douglas Dunn and wife Melanie of Poynor; her daughter, Becky Warren and husband Shawn of AR; brothers, Thomas Nolen, Johnny Nolen and Roger Nolen and wife Nelda all of Frankston; 2 grandchildren, Marissa Casas and husband Raul and Zachary Dunn; 2 great grandchildren, Siennaleigh and Emalynn Casas; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Shawn Warren, Richard Gomoll, Dick Nolen, Tracy Nolen, Everett “Junior” Nolen and Richard Nolen.

Charlene Terry

A graveside service for Charlene Terry, 82, of Cove Springs, was held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 6, 2017, at Corine Cemetery with the Rev. Doug Wintermute officiating.

Mrs. Terry passed away Saturday, July 1, 2017, in Tyler.

Charlene was born in Hooper, Colorado on November 1, 1934 to Charles and Lucille (Casagranda) Schwartz.

She was proceeded in death by her parents; brother, Tuffy Schwartz and son-in-law Darryl Bonner.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband, James Terry of Cove Springs; children Jim Terry and wife Deborah and Patricia Bonner of Jacksonville and Mike Terry and wife Jennifer of Cove Springs; siblings, Charlotte Bruce of Seattle, WA, Sharon Counts and Charles Schwartz, both of CO.

She is also survived by 12 grandchildren, Travis Smith, Nathan Smith, Jared Terry, Jordan Terry, Tiffany Landin and husband Ruben, Andrew Fagg and wife Emily, Brandon Fagg, Jacob Fagg, Abby Fagg, Brennan Bonner, Garrett Bonner and Seth Bonner; great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Services were under the direction of Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville.

(Obituaries posted contain information posted by funeral homes and/or families. Families may request changes or additions, if appropriate or required.).


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