Carol Reed, R.I.P.

By Candy Evans / December 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

“Carol Reed was a woman who took every hand she was dealt, and played it well. She was bigger than life, had political skills second to none, a loyal friend, and deeply loved Dallas.” This came from her dear friend Chris Heinbaugh, vice president of external affairs at AT&T Performing Arts Center, a former reporter […]

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Cole Smith, R.I.P.

By Candy Evans / August 27, 2019 / 7 Comments

  It saddens our hearts to report that Dallas, indeed the entire U.S., has lost one of its most significant architects: Cole Smith. Cole was born in 1926 and died August 25. He was married to interior designer extraordinaire Sherry Hayslip Smith, who rightfully called her beloved husband “a national treasure.” “Cole Smith’s life and […]

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Kelly Rule Yount, R.I.P.

By Candy Evans / May 10, 2019 / Comments Off on Kelly Rule Yount, R.I.P.

I met Kelly Yount about six years ago, as I do so many people, in the course of publishing this blog-turned-website. She had reached out to me and we met for lunch as two total strangers, and it was a two-hour lunch with iced tea — no wine even. I mean, we clicked. She was […]

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Laura Avila, R.I.P.

By Candy Evans / November 26, 2018 / 1 Comment

We have held off on posting this tragic, tragic story for weeks with hope that the outcome would be much different. But JP & Associates agent Laura Avila died Saturday, November 24 in El Paso, where she was on life support following a plastic surgery procedure in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico that left her brain dead. […]

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Alice of Dallas, R.I.P. You Will Be Missed, Never Forgotten

By Candy Evans / June 30, 2018 / 1 Comment

When I think of “Dallas Alice” Slaney Davis, I think of the original Dallas personalities who made this great city the real estate powerhouse it has become: Ebby Halliday, Mary Frances Burleson, Virginia Cook, Paula Stringer, Jenny Ling, Mona Biskamp… And Alice Slaney Davis. “Alice of Dallas”, as she called herself (and everyone called her) […]

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RIP, Kay Hardee McFarlane

By Candy Evans / March 10, 2018 / 1 Comment

Dallas Realtor Kay Hardee McFarlane passed away peacefully in her sleep at her home on Sunday, March 4, 2018. Kay was born on February 17, 1967 in Little Rock, Arkansas.  She was the daughter of Jan (Nix) McFarlane of Little Rock, and Robert S. McFarlane, Jr. originally from Cleveland, Mississippi. She is survived by her brother, Guy Everett McFarlane […]

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