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Boozer, Clarence Edward "Babe"

BOOZER, CLARENCE ED (BABE)                                        December 23, 1912 September 17, 1983

CLARENCE EDWARD (BABE) BOOZER (son of Marcus Lafayette & Paralee Elizabeth (Lee) Tigert Boozer was born December 23, 1912, Omaha, Morris CO, TX and died September 17, 1983 in Tyler, TX hospital.  Lifetime resident of Omaha and Naples, TX.  Funeral services were at 2: PM Sunday at the First Baptist Church of Omaha, with the Rev. Clifford Longino, the Rev. Wayne Cannon officiating.  Burial was in the Naples Cemetery.  He was retired from Gulf Oil Company as the Commodore Chief Engineer of the Gulf Fleet and a Lieutenant Commander in the Maritime Services during World War II.  Serving as pallbearers were Louis Boozer, Buddy Boozer, Randall Ranes, John Whatley, Glenn Gray and Mayburn Gray. (A Row 13)

Dickerson, Joe L.

DICKERSON, JOE L.                                                               May 16, 1913 Mar 24, 1983

Joe L. Dickerson, 69, of Omaha, died Friday in a Pittsburg hospital.  Graveside services were at 3 pm, Sunday, at the Concord Cemetery near Omaha, with the Rev. Glenn Griffith officiating.  Burial was under the direction of Hanner Funeral Service of Naples.  Mr. Dickerson was born May 16, 1913.  He was a Methodist, a retired engineer, and had lived in Omaha for the past ten years.  His wife, Jane Simmons Dickerson, of Omaha, survives him.  They were married June 6, 1936.  (Row 36 NE)

Hawkins, Ora McCoy

HAWKINS, ORA MCCOY                                                        February 14, 1891 May 1, 1983 

Mrs. Ora M. Hawkins, a lifelong resident of Omaha, died Sunday, May 1, at David Granberry Memorial Hospital in Naples.  Mrs. Hawkins was born February 14, 1891, in Omaha.  Services were at 4 pm, Tuesday, May 3, at the First Baptist Church of Omaha.  Burial was in the Omaha Cemetery.  The Rev. Clifford Longino and the Rev. Glenn Griffith officiated.  Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. John Whittington of Santa Fe, NM; Mrs. Paul Smith of Marshall; and Mrs. Jim Moore of Omaha; two sons, B. G. Hawkins of Omaha and Kenneth Hawkings of Santa Fe, NM; 20 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by a daughter, a son, and her husband, who was a veterinarian in this are.  (F Row 9)

Key, Lela Pearl

Lela Pearl Key, 93, of Naples, died Thursday of last week at the David Granberry Memorial Hospital in Naples after a lengthy illness.  Funeral services were at 2 pm, Saturday, at the First Baptist Church of Daingerfield, with the Rev. Norman Crisp, and the Rev. Virgil Fielden officiating.  Burial was in the Daingerfield Cemetery.  Mrs. Key was born Nov. 19, 1889, at Daingerfield. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, and a native of Daingerfield and Morris County.  Survivors include two sons, W. E. Key, Jr, and George Key, both of Daingerfield; one daughter, Marguerite Kennedy of Naples; eight grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, and one great, great grandchild.  (CON Sec A1 Row 16)

Lackey, Elizabeth Lee Boozer Lee Boozer Lackey, 97, of Omaha, died Wednesday at the David Granberry Memorial Hospital.  Services were at 2:30 p.m. Friday, at  Hanner  Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Clifford Longino and the Rev. Andy Andrews officiating.  Burial was in the Concord Cemetery.  Mrs.  Lacky was born February 17, 1886 at Omaha She was a member of the Eastern Star and the First Baptist Church.  Survivors include two sons Hubbard Boozer of Daingerfield & Leonard Boozer of Mobile Alabama; two daughters  Viola Mayton of Perris CA and  Christine Adams of Omaha; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and a number of great-great-grandchildren.
Lackey, Paralee Elizabeth Tigert Boozer LACKEY, PARALEE ELIZABETH TIGERT BOOZER              Feb 17. 1886 October 26, 1983

LEE BOOZER LACKEY, 97, of Omaha, died Wednesday at the David Granbury Memorial Hospital.  Services were at 2:30 pm, Friday, at Hanner Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Clifford Longino and the Rev. Andy Andrews officiating.  Burial was in the Concord Cemetery.  Mrs. Lackey was born Feb. 17, 1886, at Omaha.  She was a member of the Eastern Star and the First Baptist Church.  Survivors include two sons, Hubbard Boozer of Daingerfield and Leonard Boozer of Mobile, AL; two daughters, Viola Mayton of Perris, CA, and Christene Adams of Omaha; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and a number of great-great-grandchildren. (Row 30 SE)

McEntire, Barbara Davis

MCENTIRE, BARBARA DAVIS                                                  December 19, 1935 April 28, 1983

Barbara McEntire, 47, of Naples, died at her home of natural causes Thursday afternoon of last week.  Funeral services were at 3 pm, Saturday, at the Hanner Funeral Home Chapel in Naples, with the Rev. Andy Andrews and the Rev. Wayne Cannon officiating.  Burial was in the Wilder Cemetery in Naples.  Mrs. McEntire was born December 19, 1935, at Naples.  She was a Baptist, and a registered nurse on the staff of the Redbud Retreat Nursing Home at Naples.  Survivors include her husband, Bobby McEntire of Naples; a daughter, Lynn Waits of Naples; a son, Scott McEntire of Naples; her mother, Mrs. Frances Davis of Naples; and two sisters, Eddy Hall of Naples, and Wanda Ramsey of Ft. Wayne, IN.  (A Row 14)

Mills, Margie Margie Mills, 96 of Omaha, died Sunday at the David Granberry Memorial Hospital at Naples after an extended illness.  Funeral services were at 3:30 p.m. Monday at the Concord Baptist Church near Omaha, with the Rev. Glenn Griffith and the Rev. Clifford Longino officiating.  Burial was in the Concord Cemetery under the direction of Hanner Funeral Service of Naples.  Mrs. Mills was born August 25, 1886, in Kentucky and was a member of the Concord Baptist Church.  Survivors include two daughters, Johnnie Wyatt of Garland, and Mary Wellborn of Omaha, a brother, Andy Bufford of Hughes Springs, seven grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and six great, great grandchildren.
Morris, Irene Boozer Irene Morris, 78 of Omaha, died Tuesday of last week in a Texarkana hospital.  Services ere at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, March 31 at Concord Baptist Church, with the Rev. Glenn Griffith and the Rev. Rodney Richey officiating.  Burial was in the Concord Cemetery under the direction of Hanner Funeral Service of Naples.  Mrs. Morris was born December 10, 1904.  She was a retired employee of Red River Army Depot, a member of the Concord Baptist Church and a lifetime resident of Omaha.  Survivors include one son, Billy Morris of New Boston; one brother and sister-in-law , Allen and Ovie (Belyeu) Boozer of Omaha; two sisters, Fronie Boozer  of Omaha and sister and Maggie Lee Branch of Longview; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Stevens, Hettie Elizabeth Morris

STEVENS, HETTIE ELIZABETH MORRIS                             April 23, 1893 -- April 25, 1983

Mrs. Hettie Elizabeth Stevens, 90, born April 23, 1893 in Alabama, died at 2 p.m. Monday, April 25, 1983 at her home on Route 1, Mount Pleasant.  She was a member of the Concord Baptist Church.  Mrs. Stevens is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Claudeen Cook and one son, Morris Stevens both of  Mount Pleasant; one grandchild, Steve Cook of Austin; two great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Pearl Fields of Mount Pleasant and two brothers, L. A. Morris and Luther Morris both of Omaha.  Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, at Bates-Cooper-Weems Funeral Home with interment in Concord Cemetery.  Brother James Bell and Brother Bruce Blackstone will be the officiating ministers.  The family will receive friends from 7-9 o'clock tonight at the funeral home.  (SW Row 2)

Talley, James Weldon "Jim" James W. (Jim) Talley, 66, of Omaha, died Tuesday, January 4, 1983, at the David Granberry Memorial Hospital in Naples following a brief illness.  Funeral services were at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, January 6, at the First Baptist Church in Omaha with the Rev. Andy Andrews and the Rev. Clifford Longino officiating.  Burial services were at the Concord Cemetery under the direction of Hanner Funeral Service of Naples.  Mr. Talley was a retired employee of the engineering department Lone Star Steel Company.  He was a member and deacon of the First Baptist Church of Omaha, was a member of the David Elliott Masonic Lodge and a lifetime resident of Omaha.  He was an active amateur radio operator in the East Texas area with the call letters of W5MQF.  He is survived by his wife, Maydell Hall Talley of Omaha (b. 1 April 1917) whom he married 16 February 1935; one son Reggie Talley of Dallas, a sister Mrs. Mary Lenora Martin of Ft. Worth; two grandchildren Tiffany Talley and Jamey Talley, both of Dallas and a number of aunts, uncles and cousins.
Vickers, B. C. B.C. Vickers, 86, of Omaha died Wednesday, April 27, 1983 at the David Granberry Memorial Hospital in Naples.  Funeral services were Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at the Hanner Funeral Home Chapel in Naples with the Rev. Jack Henderson officiating.  Burial was in the Concord Cemetery near Omaha.  Mr. Vickers was born June 8, 1896 in Alabama.  He was a retired merchant, a member of the First United Methodist Church of Omaha, and the David Elliott Masonic Lodge.  He was a lifetime resident of Omaha.  He is survived by his wife Bobbie Lee Vickers (b. 7 April 1907, d. 30 October 1998) of Omaha and a number of nieces and nephews., m. 17 August 1927 , sisters of Bobbie Lee are Monte Simpson and Annie Gilstrap; Eastern Star Emblem.
Waits, William E.

WAITS, WILLIAM E.                                                                 September 11, 1916 April 24, 1983

William E. Waits, 66, of Dallas, died Sunday, April 24, in a Dallas hospital.  Graveside services were at 10 am, Thursday, April 28, at the Omaha Cemetery in Omaha, TX, with the Rev. Clifford Longino officiating.  Burial was under the direction of Hanner Funeral Service of Naples.  Mr. Waits was born Sept. 11, 1916.  He was a retired hospital employee, a member of the Baptist Church, and a resident of Dallas for the past 15 years.  Surviving Mr. Waits are two brothers, Weldon Waits of Highland, CA, and Billy R. Waits of Patton, CA; and son sister, Gaynell Daley of Salem, OR.  (Location Unknown)

Walker, Ned Ned Walker, 74, of Omaha, died Tuesday, December 6 at his home of natural causes.  Services were at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, December 8 at the Hanner Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Clifford Longino and the Rev. Glenn Griffith officiating.  Burial was in the Concord Cemetery near Omaha.  Mr. Walker was born Sept. 5, 1909.  He was a retired employee of Lone Star Steel Company, a member of the David Elliott Masonic Lodge and the First Baptist Church.  Survivors include his wife, Mary Walker of Omaha, one son Raymond Lee Walker of Shreveport, LA; one daughter Suzanne Horne of Oklahoma City, OK; his mother Beulah Walker of Weatherford; four brothers, Fred Walker, Nolan Walker, Steve Walker and Willard Walker, all of Weatherford, two sisters, Montie Mae Tucker of Weatherford and Nannie Bob Russell of Mt. Pleasant, TX and six grandchildren.
Williams, Josie Byrd

WILLIAMS, JOSIE BYRD                                                          September 17, 1893 April 27, 1983

Josie Byrd Williams, 89, of Omaha, died Wednesday, April 27, 1983, at the David Granberry Memorial Hospital in Naples.  Funeral services were at 2 pm, Friday at the Hanner Funeral Home Chapel in Naples, with the Rev. Clifford Longino and the Rev. Andy Andrews officiating.  Burial was in the Omaha Cemetery.  Mrs. Williams was born Sept. 17, 1893, at Omaha.  She was a member of the Fist Baptist Church of Omaha.  Survivors include five daughters, Ona Taylor and Pearl Trey, both of Idabel, OK, Eloise Pilgrim of Omaha, Dollie Fitch of Dallas, and Bonnie Motley of Longview; five sons, Bill Williams of Tyler, Ike Williams of Idabel, Fred Williams of Dallas, Bud L. Williams of Naples, and Travis Williams of Omaha; four brothers, Bill Byrd of Mt. Pleasant, Dave Byrd and Calvin Byrd, both of San Leandro, CA, and George Byrd of Ft. Worth; two sisters, Kate Smith of Amarillo, and Bonnie Hughes of Metarie, La; 30 grandchildren, 51 great grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.  (I Row 2)

 

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