Dennis Ray Southerland


Our beloved Dennis "Elmer" Ray Southerland went home to be with the Lord at 5:59 p.m. Thursday, April 11, 2019. After a long battle with many health issues, he passed away peacefully surrounded by many who loved him at home... and was able to say his goodbyes to those not here by phone. Dennie was a wrecker driver in Cooke County for over 25 years. He and his wife Patricia were married for over 50 years. He will be greatly missed by many. There we be a celebration of his life at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction Meador Funeral Home, Gainesville, Texas.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia; son, Brian Southerland of Gainesville; daughter, Jannet Jackson and husband Jeff of Gainesville; daughter, Joyleen Miller and Lisa of Cheyenne Wyoming; Six grandchildren; Two Great-grandchildren; sister, Valerie Thatcher of Clay Center, Kansas; and numerous nieces and nephews.
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Published on April 12, 2019
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2 posts

Tom Lampson
Apr 23, 2019
Thank you for being such a good friend over the years.
David Hines
Apr 12, 2019
R.I.P. my Friend