Obituaries

Don Salyards
B: 1928-03-18
D: 2017-11-12
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Salyards, Don
Avis Jordan
B: 1924-01-12
D: 2017-11-12
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Jordan, Avis
Paula Graff
B: 1953-07-19
D: 2017-11-10
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Graff, Paula
Lorene Preston
B: 1926-09-13
D: 2017-11-08
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Preston, Lorene
Mary Dixon
B: 1931-04-30
D: 2017-11-08
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Dixon, Mary
Mary Summers
B: 1929-03-30
D: 2017-11-08
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Summers, Mary
Cathryn DeLautre
B: 1929-11-30
D: 2017-11-06
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DeLautre, Cathryn
Dean Allison
B: 1962-04-06
D: 2017-11-06
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Allison, Dean
Jennifer Richardson
B: 1985-10-02
D: 2017-11-05
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Richardson, Jennifer
Leon Kelley
B: 1930-12-19
D: 2017-11-04
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Kelley, Leon
Christopher O'Rear
B: 1970-10-19
D: 2017-11-03
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O'Rear, Christopher
James "Outlaw" Wells
B: 1965-02-07
D: 2017-11-02
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Wells, James "Outlaw"
John York
B: 1928-09-25
D: 2017-11-02
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York, John
Joan Sharp
B: 1942-02-24
D: 2017-11-01
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Sharp, Joan
Cathy Shipp
B: 1950-08-02
D: 2017-10-31
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Shipp, Cathy
Timothy 'Mike' Kearney
B: 1945-11-03
D: 2017-10-27
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Kearney, Timothy 'Mike'
Hugh McRoberts
B: 1940-10-14
D: 2017-10-25
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McRoberts, Hugh
Tommy Abbott
B: 1937-10-19
D: 2017-10-24
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Abbott, Tommy
Angel Hernandez-Rodriguez
B: 2017-10-22
D: 2017-10-23
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Hernandez-Rodriguez, Angel
Eva Yonnie Guenther
B: 1943-09-06
D: 2017-10-21
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Guenther, Eva Yonnie
Elizabeth Brown
B: 1922-07-21
D: 2017-10-19
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Brown, Elizabeth

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Benefits for Veterans Who Die at a Veterans Administration (VA) Hospital

  • Gets $700 burial or cremation allowance.
  • Gets $700 plot allowance if they don't use a National Veterans Cemetery.
  • Gets transportation from VA hospital (our charges reimbursed).
  • Gets transportation to place of interment or services (our charges reimbursed).
  • Benefits for veterans who die outside a VA Hospital

Scenario #1
You are receiving a VA service connected disability pension.

  • VA service connected disability pension. Gets $300 burial/cremation allowance.
  • Gets $300 plot allowance if they don't use a National Cemetery.

If your disability is service connected, transportation will be paid only if buried in a National Veterans Cemetery.


Scenario #2
VA assistance or support pension.
  • VA support pension. Gets $700 burial/cremation allowance.
  • Gets $700 plot allowance if they don't use a National Cemetery.
  • No transport money is allowed, ever.

Scenario #3
100% service connected veteran.
  • Must have died from service connection. If so, up to $2,000 is reimbursed to family for funeral/cremation costs.

Benefits for all Veterans and Spouses
  • All Vets and their spouses with honorable discharge and with one day of active duty are entitled to free cemetery property, headstone, Opening & Closing, and perpetual care at any National Cemetery.
  • Honorably discharged veteran serving any length of time before 9/7/80.
  • Veterans entering service after this time must serve 24 months of continuous active duty or for the full time for which the person was called to active duty.

If you are looking for a DFW veterans cemetery, we have provided a list for you. Our staff at Brown's Memorial can assist and help you with burial benefits for veterans. Please contact us at 972-254-4242.

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