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Trinity Standard - Obituaries
For the Week of May 1, 2007 - May 8, 2007
Copyright 2007 - Polk County Publishing Company



Floyd Winford Griffin
TRINITY – Graveside services for Floyd Winford Griffin, 83, of Trinity were held at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 3, 2007, in the Eastern Gate Cemetery in Trinity with the Rev. Leroy Brown and the Rev. Jason Burden officiating.
Mr. Griffin died Monday, April 30, in Trinity.
He was born Dec. 20, 1923, in Waco and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He resided in Waxahachie for 10 years and served as president of the Optimist Club there.
A former resident of Little Rock, Ark., Mr. Griffin moved to Trinity in 1979 after serving for more than 30 years as a senior auditor for the Union Pacific Railroad. He enjoyed golfing, fishing on Lake Livingston and his pets.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Letha Latimar; and his parents.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Wanda Lee Young Griffin; a son and daughter-in-law, Michael Dennis and Evelyn Griffin; three grandchildren, Michelle Denise Griffin, Tonia Kleen and her husband, Collin, and Pei Sin; a niece and her husband, Sherry and Leslie Haas; and a nephew and his wife, Gayland and Barbara Latimer.
Waller-Thornton Funeral Home directed the arrangements.

Dana Linn Hassanpour
TRINITY – Services for Dana Linn Hassanpour, 41, were held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 4, 2007, at the Waller-Thornton Funeral Home in Trinity with the Rev. Jason Burden officiating.
Burial followed in the Eastern Gate Cemetery in Trinity.
Mrs. Hassanpour died Monday, April 30.
She was born July 16, 1965, in Alvin, where she was a member of the Alvin Missionary Baptist Church and the Bayou Drive Baptist Church where she was baptized.
She graduated from Alvin High School and the University of Houston/Clear Lake with a biology degree.
Mrs. Hassanpour worked for Southern Petroleum Labs and Core Laboratory in Houston for many years as a chemist.
Survivors include three children, Nathan Ryan Linn, 22, of Huntsville, John David Courtney III, 12, of Missouri City, and Parisa Linn Hassanpour, 10, of Auburn, Ala.; her parents, Joseph and Carolyn Linn of Trinity; a brother, Larry Joseph Linn of Houston; her grandmother, Girtrue Thompson of Trinity; and a number of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Waller-Thornton Funeral Home of Trinity directed the arrangements.

Alton Wade ‘Bubba’ Richards
TRINITY – Services for Alton Wade “Bubba” Richards, 48, of Trinity were held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 2, 2007, at the Waller-Thornton Funeral Home in Trinity with the Rev. Mark Gray officiating.
Mr. Richards died Sunday, April 29, at his residence following an illness.
He was born Sept. 14, 1958, in Houston and was a member of the Lendale Baptist Church of Houston.
Mr. Richards worked in the oil fields and was known as an accomplished handyman. He was employed as a maintenance supervisor for an apartment complex for a short time.
He was a devoted father, grandfather and brother and enjoyed being close to members of his family.
Mr. Richards was preceded in death by his father, Daniel Lee Richards; his stepmother, Margaret Richards; and a daughter, Jennifer Richards.
Survivors include three daughters and a son-in-law, Ashley Richards, Tiffany and Chris Mason and Brittany Richards; his mother and stepfather, Glenda Mae and Willis Dan “Pops” Goodrich; four sisters and their spouses, Rhonda and Jay Murphy, Jeanniene and Robert Vick, Ginger and Tommy Flores and Tammy and Russell Linderman; a stepbrother, Danny Goodrich; three stepsisters, Beverly Goodrich, Karen Goodrich and Sandy Taylor; five grandchildren, Chloeigh White, Anthony “Andy” White, Zayne Mason, Kyah Mason and Daviyn “Alex” Alfaro; and a number of nieces, nephews and other releatives.
Waller-Thornton Funeral Home of Trinity directed the arrangements.

Lorene Slaughter
TRINITY – Services for Lorene Williamson Slaughter, 84, of Trinity were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 5, 2007, at the Trinity Funeral Home with the Rev. Roger Goins officiating.
Burial followed in the Antioch Cemetery.
Mrs. Slaughter died Thursday, May 3, in Tyler.
She was born July 18, 1922, in the Weldon community.
Survivors include a son, Jim Greer; three grandchildren, Brent Slaughter, Tina Jamison and Jamie Greer; and three great-grandchildren, William Allsbrooke, Mathew Slaughter and Dalton Slaughter.
Trinity Funeral Home directed the arrangements.


 

 





 



 

 

 

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