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Janet S. Reese

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December 22, 1942 – August 26, 2022
BOWIE – Janet S. Reese, 79, beloved mother and grandmother, died on Aug. 26, 2022 at Advanced Rehabilitation and Healthcare.
Memorial decisions are still being planned at this time.
Janet was born in Columbus, OH on Dec. 22, 1942 to Dr. Wilford and Dorothy Chaney. She graduated from Wright State University with a bachelor of science in 1975. She later obtained many certificates and her master’s in education with special education, early childhood and reading being her specialties.
Janet married Orlo Reese on Aug. 25, 1962 in Oakwood, OH. They had two children, Brad and Tina. They moved to Bowie in 1978. Janet worked for Bowie Independent School District from 1978 to 1994. She then worked for Region 9 Education Service Center for many years and after retirement went on to become a consultant, a HighScope trainer and a mentor to young mothers with children. Once she retired again she drove for the Meal on Wheels program, traveled and enjoyed being with her dogs.
Janet is preceded in death by her parents, Doc and Dorothy; sister, Connie Meier and the love of her life, Orlo.
She is survived by her sister, Betty Chaney, Florida; son, Brad Reese and wife Tiffany, Krum; daughter, Tina Roth and husband Kevin, Bowie; six grandchildren, Sally Chapin, Keni Reese, Roxi Reese, Craig Roth, Whitney Roth and Jessie Roth and one great grandchild, Jesse Chapin.
Donations to honor Janet can be made to the Bowie Senior Citizens Project Meals on Wheels, Friends of the Bowie Animal Shelter or Hospice.

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Cleo C. Posey Case

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December 9, 1938 – December 5, 2023
FORT WORTH – Cleo C. Posey Case, 84, went to be with the Lord on Dec. 5, 2023 in Fort Worth.
A graveside memorial will be at 1 p.m. March 23 at Oakhill Cemetery in Stoneburg.
Mom was born on Dec. 9, 1938 to H.B. and Mildred (Morris) Posey. She graduated from Gold-Burg in 1957. Then she married the love of her life, Virgil Case, on Aug. 31, 1957 until his passing on Jan. 30, 2003.
Mom is survived by three children, David and Valerie, Benbrook, Connie, Bowie and Pennye and Matt, Fort Worth; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; sister, Dixie and Dee Litteken, Scotland and many nieces, nephews, cousins and great friends.

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Oleta Bernice Salinas

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June 7, 1944 – February 28, 2024
FORESTBURG – Oleta Bernice Salinas, 79, died Feb. 28, 2024 in Denton.
The family received friends from 6 – 8 p.m. on March 1 at the White Family Funeral Home. A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. March 2 at the New Harp Cemetery in Forestburg.
She was born June 7, 1944 in Decatur to Joseph and Dorothy (Simmons) Hunt. She worked for many years in quality control at 7Up Bottling Co. of Fort Worth.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Israel Salinas; her parents; two brothers; three sisters; son, Sim “Happy” Freeman and daughter, Belinda Freeman.
She is survived by her children, Migelangelo Salinas, Clarkesville, TN, Dawn Salinas, Forestburg and Regina Galiazzi, Fort Worth; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; sisters, Billie Vandeventer, Forestburg and Velda Freeman, Nocona and numerous nieces and nephews.
Arrangements entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home of Bowie.

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Shirley Hampton

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February 10, 1936 – February 26, 2024
PLANO – Shirley Hampton, 88, died Feb. 26, 2024.
There will be a graveside service at 2 p.m. on March 4 at Perryman Cemetery officiated by Rick Waggoner.
She was born Feb. 10, 1936 in Forestburg. She married John Hampton on March 29, 1956 in Dallas. They resided on multiple Air Force bases, and adjacent communities in the U.S. throughout her husbands Air Force career. They lived in Fort Worth for 42 years during his last active-duty years at Carswell Air Force Base and his retirement.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Grover and Ruby Cook; her husband, John Wayne Hampton; brothers, Charles Houston Cook and Geary Cook and sisters, Sue MacDonald and Norma.
She is survived by her three children, Susan Bodycomb, Steve Hampton and Shari Garber; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister, Ann Brackeen; many nieces and nephews and extended family.
Arrangements entrusted to Jerry Woods Funeral Home in Nocona.

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