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“Her light will forever shine in the lives of everyone she has touched with her heart and spirit. Her love will be handed down from generation to...Read More »
1 of 25 | Posted by: Jontal High - Fort Worth, TX

“May God bless you and keep you. I love both of you. ”
2 of 25 | Posted by: Pamela Charles - Dallas, TX

“My daughter Hope and I send our sincere condolences for the loss of your mother. May God be with you. Love, Sunja and Hope ”
3 of 25 | Posted by: Sunja Smith - Irving, TX

“THE FAMILY HAS MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY. ”
4 of 25 | Posted by: ANGIE B. BEDFORD - Austin, TX

“May God bless you all. ”
5 of 25 | Posted by: Ronald N. Knighten - Richmond, VA

“Mom you will truly be missed. I will forever cherish your memories and words of encouragement that you shared with me. We loved you but God loved you...Read More »
6 of 25 | Posted by: Pam Taylor - Dallas, TX

“May God Bless you all. You are in my prayers. ”
7 of 25 | Posted by: Margie Williams - Dallas, TX

“My condolences go out to the family. May God provide you comfort at this time. ”
8 of 25 | Posted by: Lei Sherra Torrence - Dallas

“Hi family, just wanted to send our condolences and love. We are praying for you all. Our hearts are with you in celebrating the homegoing of you...Read More »
9 of 25 | Posted by: Angela & Rikkie Dallas - Desoto, TX

“To family may comfort come to you in these times of grief,remember the diamond she was MAY PEACE BE WITH YOU. ”
10 of 25 | Posted by: DESI NOLLEY - DALLAS, TX - FRIEND

“To Shelia and the rest of the family...God is still goood...remember to continue to hold on to his unchanging hands and lean not to your own...Read More »
11 of 25 | Posted by: venetia barber - lancaster, TX

“your mom was such an amazing lady and a pleasure to have around,she will truly be missed..I will be her everday for as long as u need me my friend.. ”
12 of 25 | Posted by: Amy Martin Diles - Dallas, TX

“To our family, our hearts are deeply sadded at this time. We feel your grief knowing that you have lost such a wonderful mother, grandmother and...Read More »
13 of 25 | Posted by: Ronnie and Clara Jackson - TX

“To Sheila and the family,Words cannot express my sympathy, but we know Mrs. Hemphill is in a better place. I hope the show of support and time will...Read More »
14 of 25 | Posted by: Nika Jackson - Dallas, TX

“To the Irving/Hemphill family, Words cannot express the pain I know you may feel right now during Granny's home going. My deepest sympathy goes out...Read More »
15 of 25 | Posted by: Nicki Henderson - Houston, TX

“Doris Green, My prayers is with my family,These three things continue forever:faith,hope,and love.And the greatest of these is love. ”
16 of 25 | Posted by: Doris Green - Bryan, TX

“Clarice and family, please accept my deepest sympathies and warmest wishes for you and everyone who's life had been touched by your grandmother. I...Read More »
17 of 25 | Posted by: Jessica Galli - Long Beach, CA

“"And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, and to those who are the called according to His purpose." - Romans 8:28 ...Read More »
18 of 25 | Posted by: Daphnee Gettis - Euless, TX

“My Heart and always my Prayers are with you and the Family at this time of bereavement. May God bless and keep you all. ”
19 of 25 | Posted by: Doris Irvin - Houston, TX - Niece

“To Lois and Family. Our prayers are with you thing these trying times. ”
20 of 25 | Posted by: James & Diane Irvin - Mesquite, TX

“May you rest in heaven with my mother GOD BLESS YOU... ”
21 of 25 | Posted by: BRENDA SCOTT - DESOTO, TX

“Dear Clarice and family, our deepest condolences go out to you and your family. Your grandmother may not be physically here anymore but she will...Read More »
22 of 25 | Posted by: Joyce Guerrier - Anaheim Hills, CA

“Clarice & Family, It's hard to lose someone close to us. Know that we're praying you get through this with peace that comes from the knowledge that...Read More »
23 of 25 | Posted by: Laura Windham - Ocean Springs, MS

“My sincere condolences and love to the Irving/Hemphill Family. May God bless you during this time of loss. May you seek HIS comfort. Love you all,...Read More »
24 of 25 | Posted by: Clarice Renae Shepard - CA

“You are a diamond who was able to shine her light Through the darkest days we all call night The thoughts of you, the memories we will keep Our love...Read More »
25 of 25 | Posted by: Clarice Shepard - Los Angeles, CA


Willie Mae Hemphill,

85 of Dallas, Texas passed away peacefully on 02/25/2012. She was born on 3/8/1926 in Brenham, Texas to her parents Booker T. and Lesteen Thomas. Willie was the second to the oldest of four children. Willie had nine children and was a longtime resident of Dallas, Texas and was employed by Baylor Hospital as a Dietician/Supervisor for many years. Willie was a member of Allen Chapel Baptist Church. She enjoyed cooking, church activities and listening to her gospel music. Willie will be remembered by her loving children, Lois M Irving-Shepard, James D. Irvin, Charles E. Irvin, Lawrence R. Irvin, Harold C. Irving, Sheila D. Hemphill-Brown. Willie was preceded in death by James Dorotha Irving (first spouse), Sinester Hemphill (second spouse), Sons Larry D. Irving, Wayne E. Irving, Raymond V. Irving, Sisters Margie Thomas Lilly, Jessie Mae Spears and brother Essie B. Colquitt.