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SHARON FRENCH HADLEY

Sharon French Hadley, age 54, of Golden Acres, passed away Monday, September 13, 2010 at her residence. She was born March 14, 1956 in Houston, Texas and had lived in Crockett for the past 7 years. Mrs. Hadley was a retired Medical Professional Administrative Assistant for the past 17 years having worked for Memorial Hermann Hospital and was a member of the Alvin-Heights Baptist Church.

 

Survivors include husband, Bill Hadley of Golden Acres; children, Laura Gresham and husband, Gary of Kennard, Larry Hadley of Golden Acres, Billy Hadley and wife, Charlotte of Santa Fe, Timothy Hadley of Grapeland; grandchildren, Gage Gresham of Kennard Kelsey Hadley of Crockett, Dakota Hadley of Grapeland, Colt Hadley of Santa Fe and Brett Hadley of Santa Fe; sister, Judith Frankell and husband, Nick of Pearland; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Sharon French Hadley will be held Saturday, September 18, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. in the South Park Cemetery in Pearland with Rev. Gary Bowman officiating. Interment will follow.

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Jerry Frizzell

 

Jerry Frizzell, age 66, of Crockett, passed away, Sunday, September 12, 2010 at his residence in Crockett. He was born May 07, 1944 in Crockett, Texas and had lived all of his lifetime in the area. He was retired having worked for Allee Work Clothes as a cutter.

 

Survivors include sisters, Jessie Estell and husband, Winford of Crockett, Jannie Kelley and husband, James of Crockett, Judy Neel and husband, James of Crockett; brother, James Frizzell and friend, Becca Caspelich of Latexo; nieces and nephews, Cathy Rickaway, Mary Baker and husband, Dennis, Cynthia Tatsch and husband, Richard, Kay Vogler and husband, Brian, David Warren, Charles Warren and wife, Laurie, Michael Warren and wife, Tammy, Sheila Kirkendall and husband, Roy, Jerry Kelley and wife, Deidra, Jason Kelley and wife, Erica, Sylvia Gore and husband, Richard, William Kelley, Chris Frizzell and wife, Carrie, Kimberly Henley and husband ,Robert, Preston Warren and wife, Helen; caregiver, Mike Howell; numerous great-nieces, great-nephews and other relatives. Beloved pets, pit bull, Ashlee and cat, Hobo.

 

Preceded in death by parents, Candy and Evelyn Frizzell; brothers, William Frizzell and Jimmie Frizzell; niece, Jennifer Leann Frizzell and brother-in-law, Preston Warren.

Funeral services for Mr. Jerry Frizzell will be held Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel with Rev. Jim Tom Ainsworth officiating. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Park.


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GERALD WAYNE BURGESS


Gerald Wayne Burgess, age 68, of Grapeland, formerly of Deer Park, passed away Monday, September 6, 2010 at his residence. He was born September 10, 1941 in Greenville, Texas and was a 1960 graduate of Deer Park High School. Mr. Burgess had lived the last 15 years in Grapeland, previously living in Deer Park. He was retired from Quantum Chemical Corporation having worked as an operator and enjoyed wood working.

 

Survivors include daughter, Wendy Burgess Lewis of Deer Park; grandchildren, Whitney, Brittany and Reece Lewis of Deer Park; great-grandson, Brent Lewis of Deer Park; step-son, Paul Hart and wife, Sherry of Missouri City; step-daughter, Tracy Hart of Florida; mother, Margie Burgess of Deer Park; brother, Douglas Burgess and wife, Carol Ann of Deer Park; sister, Janice Holleman and husband, Jimmy of Deer Park; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

 

Preceded in death by wife, Patty Burgess in 2006 and father, William Claude Burgess.

Graveside services for Mr. Gerald Wayne Burgess will be held Friday, September 10, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the Grapeland City Cemetery. Interment will follow.

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MARIE WOODSON BENDER
September 7, 2010


Marie Woodson Bender, age 94, of Sugarland will be held Saturday, September 11, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel with Rev. David Valentine officiating. Family will receive friends Saturday beginning at 1:00 p.m.

Mrs. Marie Woodson Bender, age 94, of Sugarland, passed away Monday, September 6, 2010 in Atria in Sugarland. She was born March 11, 1916 in Fort Worth, Texas and had been living in Sugarland for the past 2 years. She was a graduate of Rice University and was named Mrs. May Fete receiving a Bachelor of Arts Degree. Mrs. Bender was a retired Fourth Grade Teacher having worked for West University Elementary with 20 years of service and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Crockett. Survivors include sons, J. D. Woodson III of Danville, California, John Woodson of Bethel Island, California, Jim Woodson and wife, Kim of Sugarland; seven grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Preceded in death by husband, Dudley Woodson; parents, Lucian and Mary (Marrast) Wallace; sister, Annie Gaye Sealy; mother-in-law, Margaret Foster Woodson; father-in-law, Dudley Woodson, Sr.; second husband, Commander William Bender and daughter-in-law, Martie Woodson.

Interment will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Park.

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JUDY WHITLEY
September 5, 2010

Judy Turner Whitley, age 68, of Crockett, passed away Sunday, September 05, 2010 in the Trinity Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler. She was born April 10, 1942 in Crockett, Texas where she was born and raised. Mrs. Whitley was a graduate of Crockett High School and lived in Crockett most of her lifetime. She was a retired business owner having owned and operated several businesses in Crockett including; the Royal, Judy’s Drive In, Cattlemen’s Royal and Kings Inn.

 

Survivors include daughters, Brenda Guyton of Crockett, Glenda Roberts of Crockett, Cheryl Whitley of Athens; son, James V. Whitley of San Antonio; grandchildren, Michael, Angela, Daniel, Chad, Sarah, Brad, Adam and Jacob; great-grandchildren Logan and Kyle; step-children, Verlene Schmidt of New Caney, Betty Lacy and husband, Melvin of Houston, Ted Colvin and wife, Mary of Livingston; several step-grandchildren and numerous other relatives.

 

Preceded in death by husband, Vernon Whitley; parents, C. M. Turner and Ada (Womack) Turner; sister, Gladys Wortman and step-son, James Allen Whitley.

Memorial services for Mrs. Judy Turner Whitley will be held Saturday, September 11, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the Grace Street Church of Christ with Mr. Rick Kelley officiating.

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BILLY JOE DOWDY
September 3, 2010


Billy Joe Dowdy, “Mr. Bill”, age 67, of Ratcliff, passed away Thursday, September 02, 2010 in the East Texas Medical Center-Crockett. He was born February 19, 1943 in Ratcliff, Texas and had lived all of his lifetime in Ratcliff. Mr. Dowdy was a past member of the Elks Lodge in Crockett and member Mt. Vernon Baptist Church. He was a retired truck driver.

 

Survivors include wife of 34 years, Debbie Dowdy of Ratcliff; daughters, Irene and Felipe Medina of Ratcliff, Sandra and Daniel Galvan of Nebraska, Paula and Billy Waters of Ratcliff, Brenda and Randy Burran of Kennard, Barbara Medina of San Antonio, Dora Vega and George of Houston, Stephanie Valle of Waelder, Billie Joe and Bode Williams of Lufkin, Bobbie Dowdy and Daniel Carrillo of Kennard; fifteen grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; brothers. L. E. Dikes and wife, Rebecca of Lufkin, Mark Dowdy and wife, Sharon of Lufkin; sister, Dot Carney and husband, Fred of Snyder, Oklahoma; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

 

Preceded in death by parents, Henry and Virgie Lee Dowdy; brothers, Leonard Dowdy and wife, Pauline, Ray Dowdy; grandson, Brian and mother-in-law, Exie Lee Parrish.

Funeral services for Mr. Billy Joe Dowdy, “Mr.Bill”, will be held Sunday, September 05, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the Callaway-Allee Memorial with Rev. Bobby Whisenant officiating. Interment will follow in the Old Zion Cemetery.


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Nelva Earline (Neel) Ham

 

Nelva Earline (Neel) Ham, age 81, of Crockett, passed away Wednesday, September 1, 2010 in the East Texas Medical Center-Crockett. She was born October 20, 1928 in Latexo, Texas, and had lived most of her lifetime in Crockett. She was a member of the United Pentecostal Church in Crockett and was a retired restaurant worker.

 

Survivors include children, Ila Ruth Gore of Lovelady, Horace Marshall Ham, Jr. and wife, Edna of Crockett, Charles Glynn Ham and wife, Donna of Crockett, Melba Jean Gibson and husband, John of Elkhart, Mary Ethel Anderson and husband, Mike of Grapeland, Charlene Flowers of Lufkin, Ricky Wayne Ham of Crockett, Roger Dean Ham and wife, Carol of Crockett; grandchildren, Richard, Sheila, Hollie, Heather, Shane, Angela, Tonya, Savanah, Caleb and Rachel; numerous great grandchildren; sisters, Maydelle Brown of Latexo, Albertine Hutchinson of Spring, Betty Jo Stanrich and husband, Floyd of Elkhart; brother, A. C. Neel and wife, Mary Lois of Latexo; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

 

Preceded in death by husband, Horace Marshall Ham, Sr.; grandson, Shawn Anderson; parents, Albert and Alice Neel; one brother and several sisters.

Funeral services for Mrs. Nelva Earline (Neel) Ham will be held Saturday, September 04, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel with Rev. Ron Johnson and Rev. Roy Lee Bobbitt officiating. Interment will follow in the Center Hill Cemetery. Family will receive friends Friday evening 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 1100 W. 49th Street, Room #G408, Austin, Texas 78756.

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C. W. McQueen

 

C. W. McQueen, age 83, of Groveton, passed away Saturday, August 28, 2010 in the Lufkin Memorial Specialty Hospital. He was born July 17, 1927 in Carmona, Texas and had lived in Groveton since 1981. Mr. McQueen was a veteran of the United States Army having served during World War II. He was a retired operator for Dow Chemical Company and a member of the Pennington Baptist Church.

 

Survivors include sons, Don McQueen and wife, Betty of Tomball, Jeff McQueen and wife, Tammie of Lake Jackson; grandchildren, Melissa Day and husband, Shannon of Lake Jackson, Dan McQueen of San Antonio, Hope Williams and husband, Caleb of Bryan, Brooke Burwell and husband, Aaron of Marshall; great-grandchildren, Shawna and Shayln; sisters, Lillian Paduh of Grapeland, Lucille Jones Land and husband, Roy of Friday; brothers, H. E. McQueen and wife, Nadine of Gilmer, William McQueen and wife, Nina of Pasadena; sisters-in-law, Maurine Ray and husband, Jim of Clute, Glenna Morlan of Richwood; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

 

Preceded in death by wife, Wanda McQueen in 2009; parents, Cary and Pearl McQueen; and sister, Mary Alice McQueen.

Funeral services for Mr. C. W. McQueen will be held Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. in the Pennington Baptist Church with Rev. Charles Butler and Rev. Bud Magee officiating. Interment will follow in the Flat Prairie Cemetery. Family will receive friends Monday evening 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Pennington Baptist Church Building Fund.

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JOHN EARL DOWDY
August 28, 2010


John Earl Dowdy, age 85, of Kennard, passed away Saturday, August 28, 2010 in the Lufkin Memorial Specialty Hospital. He was born July 09, 1925 in Houston County, Texas and had lived all of his lifetime in Kennard. Mr. Dowdy was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps having served during World War II. He was a past member of the Woodmen of the World. Mr. Dowdy was a member of the Mt. Vernon Baptist Church where he served as deacon and was self employed working in the Construction Business.

 

Survivors include wife, Mary Dell Dowdy of Kennard; sons, Johney Dowdy and wife, Ramona of Kennard, Mike Dowdy and wife, Bonnie of Lufkin; grandchildren, Joseph Dowdy and wife, Kristi of Kennard, Elizabeth (Liz) Dowdy and fiancé, Logan Gallant of Kennard; great-grandchildren, Elijah and Nick; nephew, Ricky Alfred and wife, Rose Lee of Houston; niece, Linda Janice Alfred of Shepherd.

 

Preceded in death by parents, Oscar Lee Dowdy and Leona (Smith) Dowdy and uncle, John C. Smith.

Funeral services for Mr. John Earl Dowdy will be held Monday, August 30, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel with Rev. Jimmy Hedges. Interment will follow in the Mt. Vernon Cemetery. Family will receive friends Monday beginning at 12:00 p.m. until service time. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Mt. Vernon Cemetery Association, 3683 C. R. 1170, Kennard, Texas 75847.

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JORDAN, James D.

 

James D. Jordan, age 92, of Crockett, passed away Friday, August 27, 2010 in the East Texas Medical Center-Crockett. He was born June 16, 1918 in Laurel, Mississippi and has lived in this area since 1997. Mr. Jordan was a veteran of the U. S. Navy having served during World War II. He was a 32 degree Mason and member of the Masonic Lodge in Orange. Mr. Jordan was a retired Construction Supervisor for the Pipe Line Industry and was a member of the Grace Street Church of Christ in Crockett.

 

Survivors include wife, Wanda Jordan of Crockett; children, Gerald W. Jordan of Dallas, Judith L. Cooley and husband , Mark of Singer, Louisiana, Karen Clark of Crockett, Judy Hall and husband, Steve of Paris, Arkansas, Dan Casbeer and wife, Jane of Katy; grandchildren, Alan, Christopher, Amanda, Kelly, Haley, Ryan, John, Spencer, Jameson and Patrick; great-grandchildren, Mikaylah, Bradley and Morgan; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives, his dog, Chester.

 

Preceded in death by children, James D. Jordan, Jr., Robert W. Jordan and Richard A. Jordan; grandchildren, Matthew Cooley and Jill Jordan and brother, Willard Jordan.

Funeral services for Mr. James D. Jordan will be held Monday, August 30, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel with Rev. Judy Hall officiating. Interment will follow in the Creek Cemetery. Family will receive friends Sunday evening 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Charity of Choice.

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EXIE LEE PARRISH
August 26, 2010

Exie Lee Parrish, age 79, of Kennard, passed away Thursday, August 26, 2010 in the Memorial Medical Center in Lufkin. She was born March 9, 1931 in Houston County, Texas and had lived in Kennard most of her lifetime. Mrs. Parrish was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and Mt. Vernon Baptist Church. She was retired from the Lufkin State School where she had worked as a Dorm Technician.

 

Survivors include children, Debbie Dowdy and husband, Bill of Kennard, James Hyatt and wife, Donna of Redtown, Tina Fitzgerald and husband, Jim of Victoria, Nolan Hyatt of Kennard; step-children, Beth Carroll of Dallas, Georgia, Jerry Parrish of Kennard, Gary Parrish of Crockett, Kenneth “Bo” Parrish and wife, Linda of Kennard, Don Parrish of Kennard, Johnnie Wayne Walker of Dallas; seventeen grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Nellie Currie of Latexo, Faye Currie of Latexo and Bernice Currie of Kennard; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

 

Preceded in death by husbands, William Ray “Bill” Hyatt and R. G. Parrish; sisters, Reba Weatherly, Erna Dell Horst and Verna Bell Rains and brothers, John A. Currie, K. D. Currie, Jessie Lee Currie and Calvin Currie.

Funeral services for Mrs. Exie Lee Parrish will be held Sunday, August 29, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow in the Corinth Cemetery. Family will receive friends Saturday evening 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

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Barkley Luce
(March 6, 1936 - August 19, 2010)

Services for Barkley Luce age 74, of Frankston and formerly of Palestine will be at 2:00 P.M. Sunday at Bailey & Foster Chapel with Rev. Don Harvey officiating. Burial will follow in McCarter Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey & Foster, Palestine. Mr. Luce died Thursday night at Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler. He was born March 6, 1936 in Grapeland to Barney Moore and Verna Jeanette English Luce. Mr. Luce was a self employed paint contractor for many years in Palestine and surrounding counties. Mr. Luce was an avid Grapeland Sandies fan and loved fishing.

Mr. Luce was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers Carroll Luce and Buford Luce.

He is survived by his wife Jean Luce of Frankston, sons Paul Luce and wife Annette of Lufkin, and Brandon Luce and girlfriend Shelly Odom of Frankston, two sisters Martha Kaudelka and husband Rudy of Palestine, and Janie Jordan and husband Jackie of Lufkin, two brothers Billy Luce and wife Lenora and Winston Luce and wife Eddie all of Palestine, seven grandchildren, Cody Luce, Morgan Luce, Maurice Luce, Breanna Luce, Stormi Luce, Kristin Loya and Carly Luce Mack, one great grandson Caiden Luce and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Stewart Luce, Jeff Luce, Derrick Kaudelka, Logan Luce, Cody Luce and Jimmy Luce.

Honorary pallbearers will be Ricky Luce, Jamie Luce, Danny Luce, Rudy Kaudelka, Jeff Jordan, Joey Ives and Tony Ives.


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Robert "Bob" Byrd
(February 18, 1936 - August 25, 2010)

Funeral services for Robert “Bob” Byrd 74 of Grapeland, will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday at Evergreen Chapel, with the Rev. Kenny Bush officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey & Foster.

Mr. Byrd passed away Wednesday at his residence. He was born February 18, 1936 in Crites, West Virginia to Albert and Mary Toth Byrd. He served in the Air Force during the Vietnam war. Mr. Byrd was employed with NASA in communications and then Western Electric as a Supervisor. He owned and operator Byrd Country Store for 30 plus years.

Mr. Byrd was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters; Stella Shaw and Bertha Coffee, three brothers; Jim, Steve and Albert Byrd.

He is survived by his wife of 33 years Charlene “Tooter” Byrd of Grapeland and a brother John Byrd of Coleman, Al.
Pallbearers will be Gwen Lively, Tom Dillard, Danny Harbor, Tommy Sullivan, Joe Daniels and Jim Lawrance. Honorary pallbearers will be James Horton, Joe Mitchell and Charley Neal. Condolence calls will be received from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Friday at Bailey & Foster Chapel Grapeland.
 

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Exie Lee Parrish

Funeral services for Exie Lee Parrish, age 79, of Kennard, will be held Sunday, August 29, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow in the Corinth Cemetery.

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Hazel Smith

Memorial services for Hazel Smith will be held Saturday, August 28, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel with Rev. Reggie Gregory officiating.

Mrs. Hazel Smith, age 79 of Crockett passed away Aug. 22, 2010 at Houston County Nursing Home. She was born September 10, 1930 in Hiawatha, Kansas. Mrs. Smith had retired from the Crockett State Bank after many years of service. She then went to work for the law Firm of Charles Carter and worked there for several years before retiring from there. She was involved with the SPJST Lodge. Some of her favorite pasttimes was fishing , square dancing and having silly string fights with her children and grandchildren at Christmas time.

Mrs. Smith is survived by her son’s, Bob Smith and wife, Ginia, Chris Smith and wife, Tena; daughter, Sandra Boyd and husband, William all of Crockett; grandchildren, Aryn Driskell, Amber Martin and husband, Justin, Somer Franklin and husband, Tyler, Kristy Hartley and husband, Brian, Elizabeth Luce, Christopher Smith, Tiffany Smith; six great-grandchildren and brother, Keith Bohnenkemper and wife, Esther Mae of Huntingburg, Indiana.

Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by husband, Ralph “Smitty” Smith; great-granddaughter, Kadence Hartley; brother, Leon Bohnenkemper and sister, Helen Balsmeyer.

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George Henry Zuckero

Funeral services for George Henry Zuckero, age 87, of Crockett, will be held Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. in the First Baptist Church in Crockett with Rev. Keeney Dickenson officiating. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Park.

Mr. George Henry Zuckero, age 87, of Crockett, passed away August 20, 2010 in the Houston County Nursing Home. He was born June 3, 1923 in Houston, Texas to Samuel B. Zuckero and Nancy Elizabeth McQueen Zuckero. George was a member of the First Baptist Church of Crockett and the A. S. Lee Sunday School Class. He served in the U. S. Army in World War II in Sicily, Normandy, Northern Frances and Central Europe having received the Purple Heart and EAME Campaign Medal with 4 Bronze Stars. George was a Dairy Farmer most of his life having an all Jersey Dairy in LaGrange later moving to Crockett in 1965. He enjoyed donating and selling Jersey heifer calves to 4-H and F F A students for their projects and they being successful. George was later in the beef business.

 

George is survived by his wife, Ruth Anna Zuckero, three brothers, Sam B. Zuckero and wife, Dorothy, Nick Zuckero and wife, Eunice, Victor Zuckero; many nieces, nephews and other relatives.

 

He was preceded in death by parents, Samuel B. Zuckero and Nancy Elizabeth McQueen Zuckero; brothers, John Douglas Zuckero, Albert Monroe Zuckero and sister, Marie Grunwald.

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Billie Jean Gillen

Funeral services for Mrs. Billie Jean Gillen, age 71, of Weches, will be held Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. in the New Energy Church with Rev. Richard Gillet and Rev. Sam Sassaman officiating. Interment will follow in the Bobbitt Cemetery. Family will receive friends Monday evening 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Local V. F. W. to send packages to overseas troups.

Mrs. Billie Jean Gillen, age 71, of Weches, passed away Friday, August 20, 2010 at her residence. She was born November 11, 1938 in Houston County, Texas and had lived in Weches most of her lifetime. She was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary Post 3984 and the New Energy Church.

Survivors include sons, Charles Easley of Weches, George Easley and wife, Shayne of Sommerville, Gary Gillen of Waco; daughters, Clara Alavi and husband, Hamid of Dallas, Eva Ball of Athens, Pamela Easley and Prudencio of Jacksonville, Terrie Wiggins of Sommerville; eighteen grandchildren; twenty-four great-grandchildren; sisters, Johnnie Cartwright and husband, Wayne of Neches, Zenith Ackley of Crockett, Genell Langston of Palestine, Rosie Landrum of Crockett, Frances Lee and husband, James of Hughes Springs, Millie Cloer and husband, Ronnie of Crockett; brothers, James Christian of Bryan, Joel Christian and wife, Robin of Frankston; sisters-in-law, Lois Hammons and husband, Jim of Belott Community, Joyce McGaha of Belott Community; several nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by husband, William T. Gillen; parents, Joe and Pearl (Wolf) Christian; sister, Josie Simpson; brothers-in-law, Sonny McGaha, Hal Langston and Danny Ackley and sisters-in-law, Bessie Weiss and Kathy Langston.

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Velma Page


Velma Page, age 67, of Crockett, passed away Saturday, August 21, 2010 in the Houston County Nursing Home. She was born August 21, 1943 in Lovelady, Texas and had lived most of her lifetime in Crockett. Miss Page was a member of the Jehovah’s Witness.

Survivors include very close friend of 40 years, Joe Frizzell of Crockett; special caregiver, Billie Jean Beard of Crockett and all of her adopted Frizzell Family; sister, Edna Spann of Fort Worth; one niece and four nephews.

Preceded in death by parents, Edward M. Page and Hattie Wiley (Gail) Page.

Funeral services for Miss Velma Page will be held on Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 4:30 p.m. in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel with Mr. Ernie Schriewer officiating. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Park.

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Jeanette Caskey Ewing

Funeral services for Jeanette Caskey Ewing, of Dallas, will be held Saturday, August 21, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Park.

Mrs. Jeanette Caskey Ewing, age 79, of Frisco, Texas passed away Tuesday, August 17, 2010 in Grace Presbyterian Village in Dallas. She was born July 30, 1931 in Crockett, Texas and had been living in Frisco for the past 7 years.

She was preceded in death by husband of 57 years, William Boyd Ewing.

Survivors include son, Christopher Ewing and wife, Ashley of Little Rock, Arkansas; daughter, Kari Mason and husband, Carrington of Dallas; grandchildren, Brennan Mason of Dallas, Preston and Elizabeth Ewing of Little Rock, Arkansas; sister, Charlene Caskey Chapman of Dallas; uncle C.B. Saxon of Crockett, Texas; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

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Michael Chris “Big Mike” Parvin, age 53, of Crockett, passed away Friday, July 23, 2010 after a brave and valiant battle with cancer. He was born November 17, 1956 in Alhambra, California and had been living in Crockett. Mr. Parvin was a member of the Crockett Elks Lodge. He had worked for K & S Plumbing and he loved bass fishing.

 

Survivors include wife, Nancee Parvin of Crockett; stepdaughter, April Hatfield; step grandchildren, Scott Hatfield, Jacobb Hatfield, Mia Hatfield and Kaleb Hatfield all of Crockett; brother, Jackie Parvin and his wife, Lorrie of Pomona, California; nephews and nieces, Brian Parvin and wife, Tonja and their children, Tyler, Ian and Lauryn Parvin all of Las Vegas, Nevada, Matthew Parvin of Bozeman, MT, Natalie Parvin, Tracy Parvin, Mark Parvin and Bridgette Parvin all of Seattle, Washington; cousins, Rita Yotti and husband, John of San Dimas, California, Connie Stroud of San Dimas, California, Tommy Stroud of San Dimas, California, Susie Boggs of Las Vegas, Nevada, Larry Boggs of San Dimas, California and Charlie Boggs of San Dimas, California.

 

Preceded in death by father, Jack Parvin; mother, Fayette (Mason) Parvin and brother, Ray Parvin all of La Puente, California.

Memorial services for Mr. Michael Chris “Big Mike” Parvin will be held Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. in the First Baptist Church in the First Baptist Church in Crockett with Rev. Todd White officiating.

 


Funeral services for O. K. McCarty, age 87 of Crockett, formerly of Lovelady, will be held Thursday, August 19, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow in the Mt. Vernon Cemetery. Family will receive friends Wednesday evening 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

Mr. O. K. McCarty, age 87, of Crockett, formerly of Lovelady, passed away Tuesday, August 17, 2010 at his residence. He was born April 15, 1923 in Houston County, Texas and had lived most of his lifetime in Lovelady. Mr. McCarty was retired from Lovelady I. S. D. with 33 years of service and attended the Lovelady Church of Christ.

 

Survivors include daughters, Marlene Sanders and husband, Ernie of Lovelady, Frances Martin of Crockett, Marsha Popillion and husband, Boyd of Grapeland; eight grandchildren, Teresa Whitney and husband, Gary of Lovelady, Melissa Allen and husband, Andrew of Latexo, Julie Hernandez of Crockett, Crystal Jaurez and husband, Salud of Crockett, Lea-Ann Hargrove and husband, Randy Jr. of Crockett, Misty Ross and husband, Tony of Crockett, Wesley Kosechata and wife, April of Crockett, Amanda Popillion and husband, Travis of Crockett; fourteen great-grandchildren; sons-in-law, Curtis Wolf, John Little, Walter Kosechata; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

 

Preceded in death by wife, Annie Belle McCarty; great-grandson, Maurice Martinez and sisters, Viola McCarty and Lois McCarty.

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Funeral services for Clayton S. Brown will be held Thursday, August 19, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel with Rev. Vance Drum officiating. Military graveside services will follow in the Brown Family Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Mr. Clayton S. Brown, age 87, of Grapeland, passed away Monday, August 16, 2010 at his residence. He was born January 05, 1923 in Fredericksburg, Texas and had lived the last 27 years in Grapeland, formerly living in Dripping Springs. Mr. Brown was a veteran of the United States Army having served during World War II. He was retired having worked as a plumber and was also a rancher. Mr. Brown attended the Sunset Christian Church in Grapeland. Survivors include daughters, Robin Whittenbaugh and husband, John of Dripping Springs, Beverly Ann Alba and husband, Domingo of San Marcos, grandchildren, Lance Alba, Eric Alba, Ian Alba and Robert Alba of San Marcos; great-grandchildren, Lilly Alba and Alena Alba of San Marcos; sisters, Louise McConnell of Austin, Ruth Thomsen of California; brothers, Lee Brown of Magnolia, James Brown of Houston; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Preceded in death by wife, Penny Brown; son, Clay S. Brown; sisters and brothers, Luzettie Monroe, Cora Koenig, Aiderline Churchwell, G. E. Brown, Bascom Brown, Larry Brown, Douglas Brown and Alfreda Whitley.

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Funeral services for  John Roland “Johnny” Bear will be held Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at 4:00 p.m. in the First United Methodist Church in Crockett with Dr. Jerry House and Ms. Cindy Parker officiating. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Park.

Mr. John Roland “Johnny” Bear, age 65, of Crockett, passed away Sunday, August 08, 2010, in the East Texas Medical-Center. He was born July 21, 1945 in Crockett, Texas and was a lifetime resident of Crockett. Mr. Bear was a member of the Lothrop Masonic Lodge #21 A. F. & A. M. having served as Worshipful Master in the past. He was a 33° Master Mason. He belonged to the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 509 and was currently serving as Worthy Patron. He was a 2008 Initiate of Kappa Sigma Fraternity. He was owner and operator of Bear Machine Shop for many years and was a U. S. Census worker. Mr. Bear was also a member of the First United Methodist Church in Crockett. Survivors include children, Elizabeth Moore and husband, John of Crockett, John Robert Bear and girl friend, Amanda Starr of Fairfield; grandchildren, Charity and Chasidy Starr of Fairfield; special friend, Nancy Reynolds of Madisonville; numerous nieces and other relatives.

Family will receive friends Tuesday evening 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church Children’s Fund, P. O. Box 984, Crockett, Texas 75835.

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Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Rena Price Pringle will be held Monday, August 09, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the Evergreen Memorial Park. Interment will follow. The family will receive friends Monday beginning at 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Michelle Lynn Holsey Foundation.

Mrs. Rena Price Pringle, age, 91, of Longview, formerly of Crockett, passed away Saturday, August 07, 2010 in the Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview. She was born August 16, 1918 in Houston County, Texas and had been living in Longview, previously living in Crockett. Mrs. Pringle was retired having worked for Continental Telephone Company and was a member of the Judson Road Church of Christ.

 

Survivors include daughter, Patricia Collins of Longview; grandson, Gavin Collins and wife, Karen of Hallsville; great-grandson, Steven Collins of Hallsville; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Weldon and Ruth Pringle of Alto.

 

Preceded in death by husband, A. J. Pringle and parents, Mood Price and Maude (Turner) Price.

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Funeral services for Mrs. Maxine Magee Mabry will be held Monday, August 09, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. in the Pennington Baptist Church with Bro. M. L. “Bud” Magee officiating. Interment will follow in the Pennington Cemetery. Family will receive friends Sunday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Pennington Baptist Church Building Fund.

Mrs. Maxine Magee Mabry, age 80, of Pennington, passed away Friday, August 06, 2010 in the St. Luke’s Hospital in Houston. She was born October 13, 1929 in Trinity County, Texas and was a resident of Pennington. She was a housewife and a member of the Pennington Baptist Church.

 

Survivors include nieces, Cinda Norsworthy and husband, David of Pennington, Pam Kemper and husband, Jason of Woodlake, Brenda Callahan and husband, Dennis of Crockett; sister-in-law, Jenny Magee of Groveton; aunt, Annie Lee Reynolds of Pennington, uncle, Hoyt Thompson of Friday; great-nieces, Amy, Erika, Tera, Amber, Amanda; great-nephew, Kyle; great-great-nephews, Blake, Troy, Chad; great-great-nieces, Carley, Madison, Allisyn, Sydney, Clara Jewel, Sarah Beth, and Mallory.

 

Preceded in death by husband, Marshall Mabry; parents, Willie and Erma Magee; and brother, Jamie Magee.

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Marguerite “Maggie” Richards, age 91, of Lovelady, passed away Thursday, August 5, 2010 in the East Texas Medical Center-Crockett.  Funeral services for Mrs. Marguerite “Maggie” Richards will be held Saturday, August 7, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the Lovelady Church of Christ with Mr. David Baker officiating.  Interment will follow in the Lovelady Antioch Cemetery.

 

She was born November 19, 1918 and enjoyed living in the country. Mrs. Richards was retired having worked in the Banking business in bookkeeping. Mrs. Richards was a member of the Lovelady Church of Christ.

 

Survivors include son, Bill Cannon of Palacios; daughter, Frankie Wells and husband, Leron of Lovelady; grandchildren, Leron Thomas Wells III and wife, Jenny of Sugar Land, Shelly Bellis and husband, Bobby of Lovelady; great-grandchildren, Kyle Bellis, Leah Bellis and David Lee Wells; very special and dear friends, Carol and Mike Broxson of Lovelady; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

 

Preceded in death by husband, Homer Richards; first husband, Homer Franklin Cannon; one infant daughter and twin infant sons.


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James W. Woolley, age 69, of Crockett, passed away Wednesday, August 4, 2010 in Hospice in the Pines in Lufkin.

 

He was born July 19, 1941 in Houston County, Texas and had lived in Crockett most of his lifetime. Mr. Woolley was a veteran of the United States National Guard. He was a past member of the Lions Club and was a member of the Shady Grove Baptist Church. Mr. Woolley had worked for Cameron Iron Work.

 

Survivors include wife, Barbara Woolley of Crockett; son, Jimmy D. Woolley and wife, Danica of Corsicana; grandchildren, Jada and Jaylee Woolley of Corsicana; nieces, nephews and other relatives.

 

Preceded in death by parents, Jimmy and Annie Mae Woolley.

Graveside funeral services for Mr. James W. Woolley will be held Saturday, August 07, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. in the Shady Grove Cemetery with Rev. John Goss officiating. Interment will follow. Family will receive friends Friday evening 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

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Roy Dean Smith, age 64, of Kennard, passed away Sunday, August 01, 2010 at his residence.

 

He was born December 28, 1945 in Crockett, Texas and had lived in Kennard. Mr. Smith had worked as manager for Piccadilly Cafeteria for 37 years and had also worked for Consumer’s for 6 years. He was of the Baptist Faith.

 

Survivors include wife of 45 years, Sally Smith of Kennard; sons, Roy Dean Smith, Jr. of Bossier City, Louisiana, Randy Smith of Shreveport, Louisiana; sister, Marilyn Bock and husband, Phil of Loveland, Colorado; sister-in-law, Jean Ward of Grapeland; brother-in-law, James Jackson and wife, Elsie of Rockport; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

 

Preceded in death by parents, Elmer Smith and Gladys Martin Smith; brothers, Timothy Lee Smith, Elmer Smith, Jr. and John Henry Smith and sister, Louise Smith.

The family will be having a private graveside service for Mr. Roy Dean Smith.

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Funeral services for Arminta Arnold, age 90, of Crockett, will be held Tuesday, August 03, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. in the First Baptist Church in Crockett. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Park. Family will receive friends Monday evening from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Arminta Mary Carter Arnold, age 90, of Crockett, passed away Friday, July 30, 2010 in the Methodist Hospital in Houston. She was born April 19, 1920 at home in Galveston, Texas while her father was attending medical school.

She grew up in Austin. While attending the University of Texas she met and married Douglas Harold Arnold. They returned to make their home in Crockett after World War II.

As an active member of First Baptist Church, Arminta served tirelessly as church librarian, WMU director, Girls Auxiliary leader and many other roles. She was especially honored to serve as trustee for East Texas Baptist University, one of Doug’s alma mater’s.

Always involved in the Community, she was a member of the Magnolia Garden Club, past president of the Crockett PTA, and a docent for the Downes-Aldrich House. She also served as drive chairman for the American Cancer Society and the American Heart Association. In her later years, she loved to travel and join her friends for bridge games.

She was happiest when doing for others and will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend.

Survivors include daughters, Lynda Habbinga and husband, Dr. Richard Habbinga of Austin, Gail Matthews and husband, Mike Matthews of Crockett; grandchildren, Ellen Matthews of College Station, Lara Liebhart and husband, Joseph of Jersey City, New Jersey and John Habbinga of Lubbock; great-grandchildren, Shawn Liebhart and Eric Liebhart; nieces, Cynthia Love and husband, Jack of Shreveport, Louisiana and Shannon McNeil of Austin; numerous other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by husband, Doug Arnold; parents, Dr. Carl Estes Carter and Vida Lenora (Baker) Carter; brother, Wendell Carter, sister-in-law, Faye Carter; father -in-law and mother-in-law, Leonard and Della Arnold.

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Barbara Jean Marsh, age 48, of Crockett, passed away Monday, August 23, 2010 in Methodist Hospital in Houston of cancer. Barbara was born September 14, 1961 in Marengo, Indiana to Robert and Charlotte Lynch, their only child. She attended Marengo Public School and as a teenager, she and her mother moved to Crockett. She met and married James H. Marsh and they were married 32 years and had two daughters, Carrie and Meagan. Barbara was a homemaker and was a loving, caring and kind person. She was loved by all who really knew her. The love of her life were her grandchildren, husband and mother.

She is survived by her husband, James H. Marsh of Crockett; two daughters, Carrie Davis and Meagan Joslen and husband, Calvin of Crockett; mother and stepfather, W. E. (Jon) and Charlotte Copenhaver of Crockett; special dad, Roy Park of MO; four grandchildren, Colby and Stormie Davis, Haley Seidel and Hannah Joslen of Crockett; brother-in-law, Mike Marsh and wife, Tammy of Crockett; step-brothers, Chris Copenhaver and wife, Julie of Lufkin and Mike Copenhaver and finance, Stacey of Crosby . Numerous other relatives. Preceded in death by her father, Robert Gene Lynch of Marengo, Ind.; grandparents, Arthur and Myrtle Satterfield of Marengo, Ind.; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Jimmy and Neen Marsh of Weches.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 28, 2010 at 2 p.m. in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel with Rev. Dennis Ivey officiating. Interment will follow in the New Energy Cemetery.

Family will receive friends Friday evening from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, family request memorials may be made to Barbara Marsh Monument Fund, c/o Callaway-Allee Funeral Home, 700 East Houston Avenue, Crockett, TX 75835.

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C. Bob Haley, 69, went to be with our Lord on Friday, August 20, 2010 in Decatur, TX.
Memorial service is 2 p.m. Thursday, August 26th at the First United Methodist Church of Decatur with Reverends Roy Spore, Johnny Irish and Cliff McNeely officiating. Family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Coker-Hawkins Funeral Home.

Bob was born October 24, 1940 in Crockett, Texas to Thomas Calvin and Eugenia Sledge Haley. He married Barbara Jean Frost Haley on June 2, 1990. Bob was a mechanic contractor and retired from T.D. Industries of Dallas, Texas after 30 years of service. He was a member of the Associated Builders & Contractors and a member of the First United Methodist Church of Decatur.

Left behind to cherish his memory are wife, Barbara Haley; two daughters, Frieda Hanley and husband, Scotty Ray and Elizabeth Beaver all of Decatur; two stepdaughters, Stacy McNeely and husband, Cliff of Grapevine, Susan Thomas and husband, Rusty of Sanger; nine grandchildren, Ryan and Evan Davis, Haden Davis, Joey Laremore, Davin Beaver, Trevor and Regan McNeely, Rylee and Jackson Thomas; sister, Nina Hooks of Colmesneil, Texas; and niece, Cathy Wheatley and husband, Mike of Jasper, Texas.

Bob was preceded in death by his first wife, Claudine Robinson Haley in 1989; parents, three brothers, Leonard B., Jack Colman and Calvin Haley and sister, Clara Cook.

Family request memorials be made to: American Heart Association, P.O. Box 841125, Dallas, Texas 75284-1125, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, North Texas Chapter, 8111 LBJ Freeway, Suite 425, Dallas, Texas 75251, and The First United Methodist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 302, Decatur, Texas 76234.

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GEORGE THOMAS EVANS

 

George Thomas Evans, age 79, of Crockett passed away Saturday, June 19, 2010 in the Houston County Nursing Home. 

 

Mr. Evans was born August 15, 1930 in Porter Springs and was a lifetime resident of Houston County.  He was former owner of Evan’s Discount Auto World and was a member of the South Loop Church of Christ. 

 

Mr. Evans is survived by his wife of 60 years, Aloise Freeman Evans of Crockett; son, David Earl Evans and wife, Patti of Crockett; daughter, Kathy Evans of Crockett; six grandchildren, Nikki Richburg of Grapeland, Christina Evans of Crockett, April Hansen of Tyler, Tiffany Vickers of Crockett, Brooke Evans of Crockett, Megan Griffin of Lufkin; five great-grandchildren, Kadie, Callie, Colby, Jayden and Jakob; two sisters, Janie Russell of Mesquite and Joy Fain of Mesquite; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. 

 

Funeral services for Mr. George Thomas Evans will be held Monday, June 21, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel with Rev. Tommy Hutto officiating.  Interment will follow in the Evergreem Memorial Park.  Family will receive friends Sunday evening from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  at the funeral home.

 

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Bobbie Jean Shaver

 

Graveside services for Bobbie Jean Shaver age 79, of Grapeland will be at 10:00 A.M. Friday, June 19, 2010 at Davis Cemetery with Dr. Vance Drum officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey & Foster.

 

Mrs. Shaver died Monday at M.D. Anderson Hospital in Houston.   She was born July 9, 1930 in Houston to A.C. and Leora Smith Leamons. She was a homemaker and a member of Sunset Christian Church.

 

Mrs. Shaver was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Harold Shaver, a brother Wesley Leamons, and a niece Margaret Clapp. She is survived by her nephews, David Leamons of Grapeland, Josh Clapp and wife Briddgett of Palestine, and Chris Clapp of Grapeland. Condolence calls will be received from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Thursday at Bailey & Foster Chapel, Grapeland.


   CLARA NELL CARD

 

Clara Nell Card, 78, of Lufkin, was born May 2, 1932 in Latexo, Texas, the daughter of the late Flora (Green) and Warnie Hamb. She passed away Saturday, June 19, 2010 in a local hospice facility.

 

Mrs. Card was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother. She loved cooking and having her family together. She was employed at Okay Food Store for 34 years. Mrs. Card was a member of Trinity Baptist Church.

 

Survivors include her daughter, Kathy Hall of Etoile; daughter and son-in-law, Gwen and Melvin Brock of Hudson; sons and daughters-in-law, Harold and Linda Nelson of Etoile and Robert and Susan Nelson, formerly of Lufkin; grandchildren, Andrea Jones of Lufkin, Kevin and Kirk Nelson of Joaquin, Trevor and Trent Nelson of Etoile, Kris Nelson of Etoile, Bryan Nelson of Nacogdoches, Cindy Taylor of Tomball and Dolen Hill of Etoile; 16 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; brothers and sisters-in-law, Joe and Lillian Hamb of Lufkin and Aaron and Maxine Hamb of Dallas; sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary Ann and Carroll Patrick of Latexo, Loretta Page of Canton and Luna Rae and Wesley McCully of Canton; and numerous nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.

 

Mrs. Card was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Card. Pallbearers will be Mrs. Card's grandsons: Kevin, Kirk, Trent, Trevor, Kris and Bryan Nelson.

 

Services for Mrs. Card will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 22, 2010 in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel, with Bro. Brad Forrest and Bro. Walter Futch officiating. Interment will follow in the Whitehouse Cemetery.

 

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SHARON ELAINE NAILL
June 28, 2010

Ms. Sharon Elaine Naill, age 54, of Pharr, Texas, passed away Friday, June 25, 2010 in the McAllen Medical Center.

Ms. Naill was born June 25, 1956 in Harris County, Texas and had been living in Pharr for the past 13 years. She had worked for Medical Solutions.

Survivors include son, John E. Jones of Pharr; mother, Lillian Naill of Crockett; brother, Jerry Naill of Conroe; sister-in-law, Jane Mullican and husband, Roy of Gun Barrel City; Numerous other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by son, Jason Jones; father, Walter E. Naill, Sr. and brother, Walter E. Naill, Jr.

Funeral services for Ms. Sharon Elaine Naill will be held Tuesday, June 29, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel with Rev. Dennis Ivey officiating. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Park. Family will receive friends Monday evening 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

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MADGE BREWTON HADID

Madge Brewton Hadid, born in Houston County March 1, 1917 to Sam Jones Brewton and Vanona Smith, was born to Eternal Life June 12, 2010. She was one of four siblings: Madeline Adkins, her twin, Virginia McCain and Reva Brewton.

After graduating from Crockett High School she worked for Miss Montie’s (Monzingo) dress shop in downtown Crockett until she met and married George Hadid of Palestine, Texas. They were married sixty years at the time of George’s death in 1999. The driving force in her life was to care for her family, her husband and daughter. She provided a peaceful home, a sanctuary from the everyday cares of daily living. She was a devoted, loving, and selfless wife and mother. “Well done good and faithful servant……enter thou into the joy of the lord.” (Matthew 25:21)

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Jean and Joe Underwood, nieces and cousins, Milton McCain, Rita Moore, and Leah Jo Adams, their spouses and children.

A private interment for Mrs. Madge Brewton Hadid was held on June 15, 2010 in the Evergreen Memorial Park, Crockett, Texas.

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BOBBY CHARLES BAKER

Bobby Charles Baker, age 62, of Lovelady, passed away Friday, July 02, 2010 in the Huntsville Memorial Hospital. He was born July 25, 1947 in Crockett, Texas and had lived in Lovelady most of his lifetime.

Mr. Baker was a veteran of the United States Army having served during the Vietnam Era. He was a member of the Dutch Oven Society. Mr. Baker was retired having worked for Lovelady State Bank as second Vice President and Head Cashier. His number one favorite thing was being Papa Bob. He loved to fish and tinker and he loved reading.
Survivors include son, Justin Baker and wife, Kris of Lovelady; daughter, TTione Currie and husband, Neal of Trinity; grandchildren, Bailey Currie, Holden Currie, Lilly Sizemore, Cynthia Sizemore, Marshall Sizemore of Trinity and Morgan Thrasher and Ejay Baker of Lovelady; sisters, Brenda Reed and husband , Woody of Magnolia, Cathy McHargue of Huntsville; brother, Kenny Ray Baker of Barnes Switch; children’s mom, Karen Baker of Trinity. Numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Preceded in death by parents, E. J. and Mary Alice Baker and sister, Winnie Kay Baker Frey.

Funeral services for Mr. Bobby Charles Baker will be held Tuesday, July 06, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel with Rev. Mike Loftin and Rev. C. F. Hazelwood officiating. Interment will follow in the Lovelady Antioch Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Lovelady Antioch Cemetery Association, c/o Joan Little, 4846 C. R. 3455, Lovelady, Texas 75851.

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WINWARD GEORGE BRADSHAW

 

Winward George “Win” Bradshaw, age 86, of Crockett, passed away Tuesday, June 29, 2010 in the East Texas Medical Center-Tyler. He was born September 05, 1923 in Grapeland, Texas and had lived in Crockett most of his lifetime. He was a retired veteran of the United States Army having served during World War II as Sergeant First Class. Mr. Bradshaw was also a retired veteran from the United States Army National Guard having served as First Sergeant for 25 years. He had worked as a car salesman for King Motor Company and had served as Officer for the Houston County Veterans Service for 25 years. Mr. Bradshaw was a supporter of Crockett Merchants Little League, 15 year member and past president of the S.P.J.S.T. Lodge, lifetime member of the National Guard Association of Texas, lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and a lifetime member of the American Legion Post # 134. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Crockett.

Survivors include wife, Joyce Bradshaw of Crockett; children, Vicki Lynne Bradshaw of Jacksonville, Michael Win Bradshaw of Spring and their mother, Gwynne Bryce of Trinity, Eddie Kendrick and wife, Karen of Crockett, Christi Short and husband, Clay of Crockett; grandchildren, Mason Short, Chaice Short, Erin Kendrick, Lauren Newsom and Heather Newsom; sister, Pauline Aishman of Fort Worth; special nieces, Cynthia Yahr of Crockett and Glendia Smoldas of Crockett. Numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Many special friends, including; James Waldrop, Elaine Erwin, Ricky, Rhonda, Jennie and Jessie Flasowski all of Crockett. Special little friend, Caleb Anderson of Crockett. Preceded in death by parents, Charlie Lee and Fannie Bell (Burns) Bradshaw; brothers, Woody Bradshaw, Roy Bradshaw and Vernon Bradshaw and sister, Inez Winn.

Funeral services for Winward George “Win” Bradshaw will be held Saturday, July 3, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel with Bro. Jamie Allee officiating. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Park. Family will receive friends Friday evening 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Crockett and Latexo Athletic Programs and Crockett Merchants Baseball and Softball.

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DR. BILLY WALTON

 

Dr. William Henry “Billy” Walton, 82, went to be with his Lord and Savior on July 1, 2010. He passed away while resting peacefully at his home. His family is grateful for the life he led and the time that they had with him. They also draw comfort from the faith that he lived and trust in the security of his salvation through Christ.

Dr. Walton retired in 1987, after working for 19 years as a college administrator. His last position was Dean of Academics at Panola Junior College in Carthage, Texas. Previous jobs included serving as President of Texas Southmost College and pastoring several Methodist churches in East Texas.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Martha Messer Walton, daughter and son-in-law Nancy and Phil Reicheneker, son and daughter-in-law Harold and Brenda Walton, son and daughter-in-law Wyche and Cyndi Walton, and daughter and son-in-law Kathleen and Ralph Richardson. He is also survived by three sisters – Ruth Logan, JoAnn Larkin, and Dorothy Larkin - eight grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Services were held at Evergreen Cemetery in Percilla, Texas at 11:00 AM on July 3, 2010 with Dr. Jack Schoultz and Rev. Kenny Bush officiating.

Arrangements were under the direction of Bailey & Foster Palestine.


Mary Mangham

Mary Mangham was born on November 2, 1921, in Crockett, Texas to John and Mary (Walker) Bell. She passed away on Monday, July 5, 2010 in Huntsville, Texas, she was 88 years old.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, James H. “Buddy” Mangham, Sr.; daughter Brenda Jenkins and two sisters, Mildred Little and Reba Pyle.

Those left to cherish her memory are sons, James H. Mangham, Jr. and wife Linda and Mike Mangham and wife Nelda; seven grandchildren: Jackie Gardiner, Brandon Jenkins, John Jenkins, James Robert Mangham, Bobby Mangham, Justin Mangham and Clayton Mangham; fourteen great-grandchildren; one great-great grandson; numerous nieces and nephews; as well as the loving family and residents of Ella Smither Nursing Home in Huntsville, Texas. Mary dedicated her life to taking care of family and friends.

Services for Mary will be held Thursday, July 8, 2010, 10:00 a.m. at Northside Baptist Church in Huntsville, Texas with Rev. Reagan Cooksey officiating. Interment will follow at Cedar Grove Cemetery in Trinity, Texas. Family will receive friends Wednesday, July 7, 2010, 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home in Huntsville, Texas.


JERRY EDWARD McCLAIN


Jerry Edward McClain, age 66, of Ratcliff, passed away Tuesday, July 06, 2010 in the East Texas Medical Center-Crockett. He was born April 09, 1944 in Hagerville, Texas and been living in Ratcliff since 1978. He was a veteran of the United States Army. Mr. McClain had worked as an exterminator for McClain’s Pest Control . He was an avid hunter and enjoyed fishing.

 

Survivors include son, Jeffrey “Lance” McClain of Lumberton; daughter, Melissa Ann Roy and husband, Phillip J. of Spring; children’s mother, Linda McClain of Ratcliff; daughter-in-law, Cristy McClain of Lumberton; grandchildren, Ally Roy, Slade Smith, Kaleb Renfro and Kole McClain; brothers, Bob McClain and wife, Dorothy of Deweyville, Larry McClain of Kennard; sister, Joan Connally of Silsbee. Numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Preceded in death by father, Otha H. McClain; mother, Mamie McClain; brother, Otha H. McClain, Jr.; sister, Billie Jean McMullen and brother, Charles McClain.

 

Funeral services for Mr. Jerry Edward McClain will be held Saturday, July 10, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the Ratcliff Baptist Church with Rev. Bob Lacey and Rev. Jim Durham officiating. Interment will follow in the Mount Vernon Cemetery. Family will receive friends Friday evening 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Houston County Cancer Support Group, c/o First Community Bank, P. O. Box 172, Crockett, Texas 75835 or American Cancer Society, 212 Gene Samford Drive, Lufkin, Texas 75904. Condolences for Mr. McClain may be left at online obituaries www.callawayallee.com

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Marcheta McAnally Branch

 


Marcheta McAnally Branch, a resident of Deer Park, Texas, passed away Thursday, July 1, 2010 at her home, at the age of 84 years. Mrs. Branch was born December 10, 1925 in Belott, Houston Co., TX to the late William and Ollie Thames McAnally.

Mrs. Branch is preceded in death by her husband, Victor C. “Vic” Branch, and her daughter, Donna Kay Branch.

 

She is survived by her granddaughter, Elesha Branch; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, July 3, 2010, at Niday Funeral Home with Rev. Bob Hotton officiating. A graveside service and interment will follow at 4:00 PM, at Old Glover Cemetery in Grapeland, Texas
 


 

Juanita Lucille “Nita” Harrington Troutman

Juanita Lucille “Nita” (Harrington) Troutman, age 85, of Crockett, formerly of Baytown, passed away Tuesday, July 27, 2010 in the Houston County Nursing Home in Crockett. She was born February 25, 1925 in Gainsville, Texas and had lived in Crockett for several years, previously living in Baytown. She was a housewife and a member of the Harvest Church in Crockett.

 

Funeral services for Mrs. Juanita Lucille “Nita” (Harrington) Troutman will be held Saturday, July 31, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow in the Latexo Cemetery. Family will receive friends Friday evening 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Charity of Choice.

 

She is survived by two daughters, Saundra Grace “Sandy” McCullough and special son-in-law, Daniel Lee “Dan” McCullough of Crockett, Sharon Anita Bruner of Crockett; special adopted daughters, Peggy Whiteaker of Baytown, Mary Ann Huff of Johnson City, Tennessee; four grandsons, Dwayne Lee Caswell of Beaumont, Mark Olen McCullough and wife, Heather Danielle McCullough of Spokane, Missouri, James Darren McCullough and wife, Sara Jeanette McCullough of Crockett, Michael Lee Little and wife, Charlotte Little of Ozona; special adopted granddaughter, Melissa Whitaker of Baytown; nine great-grandchildren, Taylor Lee Caswell of Beaumont, Devin Edward Caswell of Huntsville, Devin Anthony McCullough of Spokane, Missouri, Alayna Jordyn McCullough of Spokane, Missouri, Madison Avery McCullough of Spokane, Missouri, Alexander Grace “Allie” McCullough of New Caney, Brady Warren McCullough of Crockett, Gage Little of Ozona and Jakob Olen Little of Ozona; special friends, Frank Horton and Betty Martinka.

 

Preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Rev. Olen Troutman; mother, Lula Small Harrington; father, John Henry Harrington; brothers, Hubert John Harrington, Robert Francis “Bob” Harrington and Eugene Ray “Gene” Harrington and sisters, Ollie Mae Minter and Ruby Marie Ellis.

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Jimmy Frank Harrison

Funeral services for Jimmy Franklin Harrison, age 62, of Kennard, will be held Friday, July 30, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel. Military graveside services will follow in the Harrison Family Cemetery. Family will receive freinds Thursday evening 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

Jimmy Franklin Harrison, age 62, of Kennard, passed away Monday, July 26, 2010. Mr. Harrison was born in Crockett, Texas on December 13, 1947 to Jack and Geneva English Harrison and lived most of his lifetime in Kennard. He was baptized at the early age of nine and in later years was a member of Centerhill Methodist Church.

 

In August of 1966, he volunteered to serve in the U.S. Army and was a veteran of the Vietnam War.

 

He is survived by his mother, Geneva Harrison of Lufkin; daughters, Tiffany Harrison Stubblefield of Lovelady and Shanna Harrison James and husband Michael of Lovelady; mother of his children, Lana VanDeaver of Huntsville; and four grandchildren, all of Lovelady; Ty and Jacy Stubblefield and Madelyn and Cody James. Mr. Harrison is also survived by his sister, Brenda and husband Terry Stubblefield of Kennard; niece, Mandy and husband Kyle Palmer of Tyler; and nephew, Trevor Stubblefield of Kennard. 

 

Mr. Harrison was preceded in death by his father, Jack Allen Harrison.

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Judy Beth Shupak

Funeral services for Judy Beth Shupak, age 60, of Lovelady, will be held Thursday, July 29, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow in the Lovelady Evergreen Cemetery.

Mrs. Judy Beth Shupak, age 60, of Lovelady, passed away Monday, July 26, 2010 at her residence in Lovelady. She was born February 17, 1950 in Crockett, Texas and had lived her lifetime in Lovelady. She had worked as a bookkeeper.

 

Survivors include husband, Rex Shupak of Lovelady; sons, Brian (Peewee) Shupak and wife, Stacey of Lovelady, Burt Shupak of Lovelady, J. R. Shupak and wife, Danna of Lovelady; daughter-i n- law, Polly Shupak of Austonio; grandchildren, Dalton, Dillon, Dustin, Dayton, T.J., Samantha, Haley, Shelby and Jaxson; brothers, Billie Hill and wife, Sue of Crockett, Bobbie Hill of Dew, Jimmy Hill of Nacogdoches, Jerry Hill and wife, Rae of San Augustine, Mack Hill and wife, Donna of Corsicana; sister, Bettie Estell of Nacogdoches; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Larry and Barbara Shupak of Lovelady. Numerous nieces and nephews. Lifelong friends, Louise Woodson and the late, Faye Woodson; special friends, Tuffy and Jo Ann Van Dyke; God sent friends, Kandias and Blue Choate; special friends through medicine, Dr. Alan Mobley, Dr. E. Abbasi and Dr. Maria Sosa.

 

Preceded in death by parents , Joe and Pauline Hill; brothers, Cleo Pierce and Jack Hill and sisters- in-law, Lettie Hill, Madeline Pierce and Glenda Hill.

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David Earl Evans
Memorial services for David Earl Evans, age 58, of Crockett, will be held Saturday, July 24, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel.

David Evans, age 58, of Crockett, passed away Wednesday, July 21, 2010 in the Whitehall Nursing Center in Crockett. He was born April 01, 1952 in Crockett, Texas and had lived all of his lifetime in the area.

 

Mr. Evans was a veteran of the Texas National Guard. He was former owner of Evans Discount Auto World in Crockett and Evans Towing and Recovery in Crockett . David had developed a strong work ethic and worked beside his father for 43 years. His hobbies were few because of his love for work. David’s priorities were his girls and his yard, when not working he was on his lawn mower.

 

Survivors include wife of 28 years, Patty Evans of Crockett; children; Niki Richburg and husband, Brandon of Grapeland, Christina Evans of Crockett and Brooke Lynn Evans of Crockett; grandchildren, Kadie and Callie Richburg of Grapeland, Colby Thornton of Crockett; mother, Aloise Evans of Crockett; sister, Kathy Reed of Crockett; Christina’s mother, Mel Pinnell of Crockett; Colby’s father, Brian Thornton of Grapeland; brothers-in-law, Bubba Erickson and wife, Lynne of Crockett, Paul Erickson and wife, Karen of Crockett; sisters-in-law, Martha Browning and husband, Elwin of Crockett, Mary Brown and husband, Wyman of Grapeland; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives, his beloved dachshunds, Louie and Trucker.

 

Preceded in death by his father, George T. Evans and father-in-law and mother-in-law, John and Annie Erickson.

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EUGENE SMITH SATTERWHITE
Funeral services for Smith Satterwhite, age 87, of Crockett, will be held Saturday, July 24, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Park.


Smith Satterwhite, age 87, of Crockett, passed away Wednesday, July 21, 2010 in the East Texas Medical Center-Crockett. He was born October 27, 1922 in Crockett, Texas and lived all of his lifetime in Crockett. Mr. Satterwhite was a veteran of the United States Army Air Corp. having served during World War II. He was past Vice President at Crockett State Bank from 1940-1942 and a director until it sold. Mr. Satterwhite was retired owner and operator of Satterwhite Wholesale Grocers. He was a member of the First Baptist Church since 1934.

 

Survivors include wife, Ann Allee Satterwhite of Crockett; children, Smith Satterwhite and wife, Deborah of Pittsburg, Stephen Satterwhite and wife, Janalyn of Rogers, Arkansas and Elizabeth Overstreet and husband, James of Lufkin; grandchildren, Chris, JoAnna, Jonathan, Lauren, Jessica and Katie; great-grandchildren, Annah Grace and Trenton Blayne; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

 

Preceded in death by parents, B. L. Satterwhite and Charm Satterwhite; brothers, B. L. Satterwhite, Jr., George Shepard Satterwhite and A. C. “Pud” Satterwhite and sister, Julia Satterwhite Dickey.

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Henry Lee “Jake” Driskill
Funeral services for Henry Lee “Jake” Driskill, age 98, of Latexo will be held Friday, July 23, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow in the Latexo Cemetery.


Mr. Henry Lee “Jake” Driskill, age 98, of Latexo, passed away Tuesday, July 20, 2010 in the Winfield Nursing Center in Crockett. He was born August 26, 1911 in Latexo, Texas and had lived all of his lifetime in Latexo. He was a veteran of the United States Army having served during World War II.

 

Mr. Driskill was a rancher and carpenter and had also worked as a building supply salesman for Stowe Lumber Company. He was a member of the Latexo United Methodist Church. He also served on the Latexo School Board for many years, as well as the Houston County Farm Bureau Board of Directors. Mr. Driskill, was chairman for the Latexo Cemetery Board of Directors for over 50 years. He was active for many years in the Latexo Community Council and other community organizations.

 

Survivors include daughter and son-in-law, Linda Lee Bear and Danny Bear of Latexo; granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Rebekah Lee Riemenschneider and Chad of Grapeland; niece, Sue Ross and husband, Joe of Latexo; nephew, Bill Driskill and wife, Kathy of La Porte. Numerous other relatives.

 

Preceded in death by wife, Berline Rushing Driskill in 1992; parents, Arthur and Sallie Jones Driskill and brother, Wayne Driskill.

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Polly Hammett Dawson

Memorial services for Polly Hammett Dawson, age 84, of Crockett, will be held Thursday, July 22, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. in the First Baptist Church in Crockett with Rev. Jim Tom Ainsworth officiating.


Mrs. Polly Hammett Dawson was born on October 26, 1925 in Luling, Texas to Watterson N. and Dula Taylor Hammett. She went to schools in Crockett and Louisiana, graduating from Lockport High school in 1942. She attended Southern Louisiana College before returning to Crockett where she met and married local farmer and rancher, James Edwin Dawson, Junior. The couple raised their 3 children Jim, Paul, and Polly Ann in Houston County until J.E.’s untimely death in 1967.

Polly was the owner of Polly Ann’s Shop on the square in Crockett. She worked as a bookkeeper for many area businesses and physicians. In 1981, Mrs. Dawson moved to Bryan, Texas where she was employed by the Brazos County Transit Authority.

Mrs. Dawson was an active member of the First Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school. She was a member of the Garden Club, the Pilot Club, and the Crockett Sewing club. In Bryan, Polly served as the president of the Business and Professional Women’s Club. She enjoyed cooking and needle point, and she loved to entertain her many friends. She was famous for her annual Christmas party which she hosted for over 40 years.

Polly was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, James Edwin Dawson, Junior.

 

She is survived by her sons, James Edwin Dawson, III and wife Ellen and David Paul Dawson and wife Carol, all of Crockett and daughter Polly Ann Morrison and husband Chuck of Colorado Springs, Colorado. She is also survived by 7 grandchildren: Christine Allen and husband Carson of Gainesville, Georgia, David Dawson and wife Shannon of Dallas, Brant Dawson of Houston, Lauren Dawson of Crockett, James, Max, and Charlie Morrison of Colorado Springs. Also left to cherish her memory are great grandchildren Jackson, Ellie Kate, Wright, Jackie, Jake, and Emme. The family is especially grateful to Polly’s caregiver, Mrs. Nelda Callier.

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James Ray Low

James Ray Low, age 76, of Latexo, passed away Tuesday, July 13, 2010 in the Community Care Center in Crockett. Memorial services will be held Sunday, July 25, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. in the Porter Springs Baptist Church. Burial was in the Denson Cemetery.

James Ray Low, age 76, of Latexo, passed away Tuesday, July 13, 2010 in the Community Care Center in Crockett. He was born April 22, 1934 in Houston County, Texas and had lived in Latexo most of his lifetime. Mr. Low was a veteran of the United States Air Force having served four years stationed in Reno, Nevada. He was a retired newspaper carrier and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include daughter, Kathy Stamper of Jacksonville; sons, Dr. James Ray Low, Jr. and wife, Patty of Jacksonville, Brad Low of Jacksonville; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sister, Mary Ann McKnight and husband, George of Porter Springs; brothers, Bill Low and wife, Toby of Latexo, Garland “Pete” Low and wife, Elizabeth of North Zulch; special friends, Claude Phipps of Crockett. Numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Preceded in death by parents, James D. Low and Leatha (Davidson) Low and sister, Peggy Phillips.

Memorial services for Mr. James Ray Low will be held Sunday, July 25, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. in the Porter Springs Baptist Church. Burial was held in the Denson Cemetery.

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Cody Ryan Popp

On July 23, 2010 a cowboy was taken from his place on earth to be with his Lord and Savior.   Cody was born on April 25, 1990 and passed away on July 23, 2010 at the age of 20.


Those left to cherish his memories are his parents Dale Popp and Cindy (Warren)Tatsch, Sister Brandy Popp and Fiancé Blake Turner, Step-Dad Richard Tatsch, Step-Brother & Sister Cole and Leah Tatsch, Grandmother Josephine Popp, grandparents Jessie and Winfred Estell and many Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and friends.
 

Cody graduated from Huntsville High School in 2008. He was a Senior Flagman for the class of 2008 and was a Life Time Member of the Walker County Fair Association where he showed goats. Cody loved life and most of all his family and friends. He was a true outdoorsman, loving to hunt, fish and his new found love for BULL RIDING.


Cody is preceded in death by his Grandpa’s Herbert Popp and Preston Warren.


Funeral services for Cody will be held on Wednesday, July 28, 2010, at 10:00 am, at University Heights Baptist Church. Interment will be held at Saint Mary’s Cemetery in Nada, Texas.