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Benjamin Talbot Coyle

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July 27, 1992 – October 20, 2023
GEORGIA – Benjamin Talbot Coyle, 31 of Riverdale passed away Oct. 20, 2023.
A rosary took place at 6 p.m. on Nov. 2 at The White Family Funeral Home in Bowie. The family will received friends from 6:30-8 p.m. following the rosary.
Mass of Christian burial was at 1 p.m. on Nov. 3 at St. Jerome Catholic Church in Bowie with Father Albert Kanjirathumkal officiating. Burial followed at Newport Cemetery in Newport.
Benjamin was born July 27, 1992 in Abilene. He was the second child born to George and Rebecca Coyle. Growing up Benjamin enjoyed rollerblading, basketball, baseball, soccer, kick boxing, power lifting, camping, hiking, and making things out of wood. He loved karaoke, and passed that love to his Mom and Dad.
Benjamin graduated from Iowa Park High School in 2010 and went on to earn a bachelor’s degree from San Angelo State University. Benjamin then went to work for the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) as a specialist in land management. He loved his job working outdoors and helping farmers better their cropland and water sources. The NRCS moved him to Sonora, then to Laredo where he spent three years teaching CCD to church students, which he really enjoyed.
He loved his time spent in San Angelo. Benjamin was President of the Newman House Catholic Group for College. He was a Eucharistic Minister, volunteered with Hospice and was a regular blood donor. Benjamin was a fourth degree Knight of Columbus and he was involved in Christ Renews His Parish at Sacred Heart in Wichita Falls.
Benjamin went to work for Purina in Georgia for a short time, then trained as an EMT and firefighter for Clayton County, Georgia.
Benjamin is survived by his parents, George and Rebecca (Moreno) Coyle; grandmother, Paula Moreno; brother, Cass Coyle and wife Amber; his three nieces and three nephews, who he dearly loved to play and sing with; his Godparents and cousins.
Arrangements entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home of Bowie, TX.
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Carla Renae Jackson-Monceaux

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Carla Renae Jackson-Monceaux
January 10, 1962 – December 3, 2023
BOWIE – Carla Renae Jackson-Monceaux, 61, died on Dec. 3, 2023 in Friendswood, TX.
A graveside service will take place at 2 p.m. on Dec. 9 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Stoneburg. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the cemetery on Saturday.
She was born on Jan. 10, 1963 in Bowie to Bobby and Bonnie (Lewis) Jackson. She graduated from La Porte High School in 1982.
She is preceded in death by her son, Brian Keith Monceaux; grandparents, Cordie and Ruby Lewis, and Monroe and Ruby Jackson; parents, Bob and Bonnie Jackson and sister, Ruby Jackson-Dillard.
She is survived by her daughter, Kari Ann Wilson; three brothers, James David Jackson, Cordy Lee Jackson, Corey Dee Jackson, La Porte; and numerous nieces and two nephews.
Arrangements entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home of Bowie.

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Edna Marie Sanders

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Edna Marie Sanders
May 6, 1936 – December 4, 2023
BOWIE – Edna Marie Sanders, 87, passed away on Dec. 4, 2023 in Bowie, TX.
The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Dec. 6 at the White Family Funeral Home in Bowie.
A graveside service was at 11 a.m. on Dec. 7 at Lindale Cemetery in Bowie with Pastor Gregg Shaw officiating.
Edna was born on May 6, 1936 to the late Leonard and Hattie (Lentz) Roth. On June 24, 1956, she married M.L. “Buster” Sanders at the Lutheran Church in Bowie. Edna loved to cook and sew. Her kitchen table was always open to visit or serve anyone. She was a “fixer,” whether it was a broken heart, a torn pair of jeans or just a needed phone conversation, Edna will be remembered for always being there for her family.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Buster Sanders; her parents; sisters, Pauline Lineberger and Lois Stover, and son-in-law, Charles Patterson.
Edna is survived by her children, Joe Sanders and wife Ann, Connie Patterson, Deryl Sanders and wife Linda, and Mike Sanders and wife Charmie, all of Bowie; grandchildren, Terri, Jamie, Ashley, Meagan, Bethany, Ali, Levi, Augie and Mitch; 14 great-grandchildren; sisters, Mildred Knobloch, Seymour, Viola Robinson Sunset and Doris Long, Bowie; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Arrangements entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home of Bowie, TX.
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Wanda Louise Trotter Wood

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Wanda Louise Trotter Wood
August 31, 1931 – November 29, 2023
BOWIE – Wanda Louise Trotter Wood, 92, died on Nov. 29, 2023.
The family will receive friends from from 2 to 4 p.m. on Dec. 3 at the White Family Funeral Home.
A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Dec. 4 at the White Family Funeral Home in Bowie with Randall Templin officiating. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery in Bowie.
She was born on Aug. 31, 1931 in Vashti to William Lester and Lula Elizabeth (Williams) Trotter. On March 7, 1947 she married John Henry Wood Jr. in Henrietta. The couple were together just shy of 65 years, before his passing in 2012. She worked as a lifelong seamstress, sold Avon products and dedicated more than 10 years to Haggar-Slack Company making jeans.
She is preceded in death by her sisters, Lenora Trotter and Nell Jones; brothers, Odis Harold and Darrell Trotter; her husband, John Henry Wood Jr.; son, Roger Dale Wood; and grandsons, John Charles Wood and Joseph Chance Wood.
She is survived by her three sons, Clifton Wood, Riverside, CA, Kenneth Wood, Crafton and Alan Wood, Bowie; a daughter-in-law; sisters, Elaine Scruggs, Frances Richey and Margie Turnbow; brother, Carol Trotter; 10 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Arrangements entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home of Bowie.

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