Respected Dallas Architect, Phillip Shepherd, Dies at 77

By Candy's Dirt / July 12, 2019 / 6 Comments

Highly-respected Dallas architect Phillip W. Shepherd Sr. died Thursday, July 11, 2019, a longtime family friend confirmed to CandysDirt. He was 77. Reared in Graham, Shepherd graduated with a degree in architecture from Texas Tech University in the 1960s. He began his firm, PWS Architects, in 1963. When you look at the current landscape of […]

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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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Celebration of Life For Builder Tom Greico Planned Jan. 30

By Joanna England / January 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

We here at are still mourning the abrupt, shattering loss of renowned builder Tom Greico.  Tom, a Dallas Builders Association Honored Life Director, a preferred builder and founding partner of this website, an eclectic Dallas figure, and a brilliant home builder who pioneered modern vision in many Dallas neighborhoods when most of us were […]

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Jack Evans, R.I.P.

By Candy Evans / June 24, 2016 / 5 Comments

It is with a heavy heart that I write of a huge loss to the Dallas Real Estate community and to all of us: our Jack Evans. Rev. Eric Folkerth, pastor of Northaven United Methodist Church, where Evans, 86, and his spouse, George Harris, 83, are members, announced the death today. But earlier this morning, I […]

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Ebby Halliday Was My Hero, Says Ellen Terry

By Joanna England / September 10, 2015 / 0 Comments

“Ebby Halliday has always been my hero both before and after I worked for her. She is a once-in-a-lifetime friend and an incredible human being and role model.  She was the grand dame of residential real estate not only in Dallas, Texas, but worldwide. She will be sorely missed and I consider her one of […]

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