"IN MEMORY OF...."
2003

Obituaries that have appeared in the Rains County Leader

Entries are listed by name, age, place of birth, and place of death.

 

Jan 7, 2003
ADAMS, Charles Ray; 76' Palo Pinto Co. TX>Emory TX
BRAMBLETT, Rosie Lee; 86; Chickasha OK>Emory TX
GOFORTH, Nova Jewel; 93; Whiteright TX
HUDDLESTON, Lorene (SADLER); 88; Wood Co.>Emory TX
MILLS, Cleo "Bonnie" (THOMAS); 87; TX
YOUNG, Julie (MABE); 42; Steelville MO>Tyler TX

Jan 14, 2003
FLEETWOOD, Haskell "Hack"; 76; Sequoyah Co., OK>Point TX
MADDOX, Howard Earl "Hap"; 80; Point TX>Dallas TX
McDOWELL, Scott W.; 81; Dallas TX>Emory TX>Sulphur Springs TX
MILLER, Fannie Mae (HORNE); 84; Alba TX>Tyler TX
OVERMAN, Bertie Lee (PRUITT); 93; Blue Ridge TX>Lone Oak TX>Sulphur Springs TX
RUMMEL, Jeremy L.; 20; Dallas TX
SEATON, V.T., Jr.; 57; Alba TX>Rains Co. TX
SPIKES, Valree Pauline (McADAMS); 44; Dallas TX>Emory TX
STRINGFELLOW, Carmelita Andries; 75; Glenmora LA>Shreveport LA>Greenville TX
WHITUS, Clarice Irene (BULLOCK); 94; Rains Co. TX>Grand Saline TX

January 21, 2003
HASS, Maurice; 68; Farmersville TX>McKinney TX
HIGBEE, William O. "Bill"; 84; Farmington MO>Greenville TX
JENKINS, Wesley Farley; 78; Tyler TX
LEDDY, Michael David; 52; Watertown SD>Emory TX
LUKEMAN, Robert M.; 68; New York NY>Dallas TX>Arlington VA
WEAKLEY, Don; 73; Longview TX>Tyler TX
WEATHERLY, Kathrine (MOSS); 72; Rains Co TX>Dallas TX

January 28, 2003
DEAN, Pamela Webb; 49; Mexia TX>Greenville TX>Dallas TX
FAUGHTENBERRY, Dorothy (KENDRICK); 75; Avery TX>Irving TX
GARMON, Frank Russell, Jr.; 77; Rains Co.TX>Miller Grove, Hopkins Co. TX
PHENIX, Mary Louise (PEMBERTON); 81; Arlington TX>Point TX
ROBERTS, Fran D. (JONES); 68; Hunt Co. TX>Lone Oak TX
TRIMBLE, Harold F. "Fred"; 83; Lone Oak TX>Dallas TX

February 4, 2003
GIVENS, Larry; 52; Lone Oak TX>Dallas TX
MASSEY, Esther B. (COKER); 91; Yantis TX>Sulphur Springs TX
McKENZIE, Joe W.; 85; Alba TX>Tyler TX
MORRISON, Ruby (EDWARDS); 84; Sledge MS>Edgewood TX>Wills Point TX>Kaufman TX
MURRAY, Effie Mae (NEWMAN); 74; Rains Co. TX>Dallas TX
O'REAR, Wilburn Ace; 56; Dallas TX>Garland TX
VALENTINE, James Holland; 66; Edgewood TX

February 11, 2003
Adams, Ollie Jean (Otts); 70; Hereford TX> TX
Bagby, Wilma Low (Matheson); 82; Wood Co. TX
Langston, Jerry; 61; Terrell TX>Grand Saline TX
Marlowe, Tommy H., Sr.; 63; Shreveport LA>Sulphur Springs TX

Feb 18, 2003
Guerrero, Obdulia; 48; Guana Guto, Mexico>Dallas TX
Henderson, A.J.; 89; Rains Co. TX>Grand Saline TX
Middleton, Melba (Holland); 73; Emory TX
Moffitt, Iva Lue (Waterman); 73; Greenville TX>Gladewater TX

Feb 25, 2003
AVEN, James; 74; Grenada MS>Point TX>Greenville TX
RASBERRY, Glenn; 87; Crowell TX>Emory TX>Greenville TX

March 4, 2003
BURNSIDE, James "Buddy"; 77;Quinlan TX>East Tawakoni TX
FROST; Sue (MATHIS); 79; Kingsville TX>Emory TX
STEVENSON, Betty Jacquelyn (SHIRLEY); 86; Lenoir NC>Richardson TX
YOUNG, James; 65; Cedar Hill TX>Emory TX

March 12, 2003
CANTRELL, Vera Jane; 80; Alba TX>Shreveport LA
DILLARD, Callie (ROBERTS); 84; Winnsboro LA>Emory TX
LEWERS, Jonathon Wayne; 10; Dallas TX
McMILLAN, William Waldo; 81; Lone Oak TX>Greenville TX
MEDLIN: Grace; 89; Terrel TX>Tyler TX
MOORE, Billy Melvin; 81; Lone Oak TX
SHEPARD, Billy Lewis; 66; Achillie OK>TX
THOMAS, Caroline (MAIO); 91; Trinidad CO>Rowlett TX

March 18, 2003
No obits

March 25, 2003
FELMET, A.W.; 74; Elwood TX>Dallas TX
KNEBERG, Bradley Kyle; 2mo.; Tyler TX>Dallas TX
MILES, F. Glenn; 88; DeSoto TX
MOFFETT, Madison Faith; newborn; Tyler TX
MOTSICK, Winnie; 63; Beech Grove IN>Wills Point TX
RANEY, Patricia; 63; Dallas TX>Point TX
SPENCE, Ona Mae; 86; Van Zandt Co. TX>Snyder TX
WADE, Vernon T. "Jerry"; 77; Emory TX

April 1, 2003
FOLMAR, Grady Max; 67; Yantis TX>Lone Oak TX
HOLT, Betsy Irene (ROSS); 42; Pittsburg PA>?
PAYNE, Marie (NOLAN); 91; Fredericks OK>Lone Oak TX
SHELTON, Jannie Pearl (FENTER); 83; Point TX

April 8, 2003
BELLAMY, Charley Nathan; 71; Rains Co. TX >Dallas TX
GRIFFITH, James Alford; 86; Lexington TX>Alba TX>Quitman TX
HERRIAGE, James Edward; 79; Emory TX>Quitman TX
RUNYAN, Beau Raille; 21; Fayetteville AR>Sulphur Springs TX

April 15, 2003
BEASLEY, Morris Leon; 82; Sulphur Springs TX
BRIGGS, Marjorie R. (SHERWOOD); 70; Golden, Wood Co. TX
BUTLER, Drexel Lee (LAWLER); 92; TN>Grand Saline TX
COOK, John Q.; 69; Lockhart LA>Yantis TX
ELMORE, Donna Louise (McQUEEN); 43; Grand Saline TX
HARRIS, Charlene; 66; Tyler TX

April 22, 2003
Arnold, Elizabeth Louise; 78; Alba TX
Kernes, James D.; 71; Kiowa OK>Sulphur Springs TX
Pettis, Jimmie E.; 61; Point TX
Thoams, Grover; 80; Emory TX
Wilson, Gordon "Rae"; Emory TX

May 6, 2003
Clark, Lucille (Mathews); 86; Farmersville TX>Montague TX
Godwin, John; 18; Garland TX>Point TX
Russell, Bryan "Bucky"; 42; Houston TX>Rains Co., TX>Santa Rosa Beach FL
West, Viola M. (Cook); 89; Greenville TX>Rowlett TX

May 13, 2003
Edwards, Ruth (Malone); 89; Emory TX>Borger TX
Golleher, Robert Leford; 101; Spring Creek TX>Greenville TX
Humphrey, Alba Inez (Stroup); 88; Verona TX>Emory TX;
Murley, Franklin Hoyt; Emory TX>Galveston TX
Pickens, Lydia (Wade); 98; Edgewood TX>Grand Saline TX
Underwood, John; 78; Quinlan TX>Point TX

May 20, 2003
Bass, Fay Mildred (Powell); 87; Cash TX>McKinney TX
Hazlitt, James Lewis; 61; Emory TX
Holden, Feliz Dawn; 37; Santa Anna CA>Point TX> San Jose CA
Love, Willie Dee; 73; Dallas TX>Grand Saline TX
Warrick, Mary Jo (Harris); Greenville TX

May 27, 2003
Arnett, Andrew James; 2 mo. & 28 days; Grapevine TX>Alba TX
Bishop, Sybil "Shorty"; 87; Lone Oak TX>Sulphur Springs TX
Brooks, Cleota; 87; Parsons KS>Lone Oak TX>Dallas TX
Nina Cooksey (Hoover); 68; Gladewater TX>Sulphur Springs TX
Jones, WInifred (Mitchell) Ratliff; 84; Emory TX>Sulphur Springs TX

June 3, 2003
House, Rev. E.V. "Sonny"; 73; Lamesa TX>Quitman TX
Plese, Charlene Joy (Williams); Greenville TX
Rogers, Tracie Lee (Harmon); 35; Emory TX
Sanders, Maudlow "Bobbie" (Gilliland); 87; Alba TX>Grand Saline TX
Savage, Terrell; 86; Grand Saline TX
Williams, Lonnie; 87; Emory TX>Mesquite TX
Zachary, Rose; 94; Birminghan AL>Mt. Vernon TX

June 17, 2003
Fischer, Violet Marie; 84 (full obit to appear next week)
Gwaltney, Billye Nell (Townsend); 61; Valliant, OK>Alba
Meyer, Rita (Caro); 81; Almeda TX>Alba TX>Mineola TX
Terry, Cornell Savate "Tooter"; 88; Celina TN>Emory TX

June 24, 2003
Burnett, Troy; 38; Ft. Worth TX>East Tawakoni TX>Tyler TX
Davis, Virgie Lee (Glissen); 90; Rains Co. TX>Greenville TX
Fischer, Violet Marie (Lee); 84; KS>Wills Point TX>Mesquite TX
Foreman, Samuel Dougls "Dink"; 74; Rains Co. TX
Gray, Mary (St. Clair); 78; Dallas TX
Maley, Viola Elizabeth; 92; Boswell OK>CA>Paris TX
Mason, Patsy Thorn; 62; Alba TX>Dallas TX>Irving TX
Pope, Christopher "Chris" Jordon; 12; Dallas TX>Alba TX
Smith, William Dee; 80; San Benito TX>Greenville TX
Willis, David E.; 45; Lincoln NE>Greenville TX>Commerce TX

July 1, 2003
Bray, Bonnie Grace; Dallas TX
Foster, James D.; 87; Mineola TX
Klee, Jean Leighty; 86; St. Joseph MO>Quitman TX

July 8, 2003
Adams, Jacklie Lynn, Jr.; 21; Dallas TX >Alba TX
Collins, Clifford N., Sr.; 72; Point TX
Latham, Allene Kelley; 81; Lone Oak TX>Point TX
McHargue, Rebecca G.; 32; Jackson MS>Rains Co. TX>Florence KY>Cincinnati OH
Peeples, Esta Mae; 92; Emory TX
Pennington, Lawrence L. "Buddy"; 81; Lawrenceburg, TN>Dallas TX
Pollard, Edwin William, Jr.; 80; Gatesville TX>Emory TX
Smith, Charlie Ray; 65; Garland TX>Lone Oak TX

July 22, 2003
Dittman, James Fredrick, Jr.; 39; Dallas TX
Dittman, Shirley Dawn (Murphy); 29; Pasadena TX>Dallas TX
Rhodes, Billie Charles; 63; Wood Co. TX>Point TX>Greenville TX

August 5, 2003
Alexander, John Floyd, Jr.; 63; Charlotte NC>Point TX
Champion, William P.; 68; Emory TX>Mesquite TX
Cummings, Grace (Kromer); 97; Vincent OK>Leonard TX>DeSota TX
Owen, Harvey E.; 92; Guyman OK>Alba TX
Ramsey, Sarah Louise (Belt); 75; Sherman TX>Alba TX
Sanders, Jackie Lynn; 51; Sulphur Springs TX
Spears, Eugene; 81; Mountainburg AR>Emory TX
Spencer, Edith; Point TX
Tadlock, Barbara; 42
Tilley, Ruby Elwanda; 77; Highlands TX>Odessa TX>Mineola TX
Williams, Sammy Joe; 54; Dallas TX>Yantis TX

August 12, 2003
Hillhouse, Wanda Jean (Weathers); 74; Olton TX>Grand Saline TX>Littlefield TX
Jennings, Wear Lucile (Skidmore); 81; Emory TX
Maddox, Charles Michael; 47; Yantis TX
Ockerstrom, Tage; 78; Folkarna Sweden>Greenville TX
Porter, Mollie Lee (Wafer); 89; Emory TX>Mesquite TX
Reynolds, Fay Lee (Byram); 82; Emory TX>Mesquite TX
Speake, John W. "Bill"; 68; Longiew TX>Emory TX
Spencer, Edith Fay (Carter); 79; McCoy TX>Point TX
Thompson, Lester; 47; Greenville TX>Emory TX

Aug 19, 2003
BAILEY, J.W.; 75; Heiberger AL>Guam>HI>CA>NM>FL>Tyler TX
CLOWERS, Lee Elizabeth (Kirtley); 75; Sulphur Springs TX>Dallas TX>Alba TX
EARNHEART, Marie (Howle); 80; Quitman TX>Emory TX
HAMILTON, Julie Ann (LaPrade); Dallas TX>Alba TX
MOODY, Almaree (Liles) Cruse; 94; Caddo Mills, Hunt Co.,
TX>Alba TX
PETERSON, Nettie Faye (Hayes); 60; Ft. Smith AR>West Tawakoni TX
PORTER, Mollie Lee (Wafer); 89; Emory TX>Mesquite TX
RIGGINS, Martha (Sciter); 76; Philadelphia MS>Lone Oak TX
WEBB, Margie (Cavanaugh); 76; Cooper TX>Sulphur Springs TX

Sept 30, 2003
Ailshie, Dovie (Hukill); 76; Weatherford TX>Dallas TX>Alba TX>Tyler TX
Brimer, R.G.; 75; Emory TX>Gladewater TX
Crump, Lena Gail (Lauderdale); 52; Wellington TX>Commerce TX
Derrick, Georgia Ann (Adams); 66; Brinkman OK>Alba TX
Jacks, John O.; 71; Quinlan TX> Point TX
Kirkman, Marvin W. "Sport"; 78; Nevada TX>Greenville TX

October 14, 2003
Barnett, Roy E.; 89; Tyler TX
Bennett, Francis M.; Corsicana TX>Quitman TX
Brooks, Billy Joe; 70; Quitman TX
Caldwell, Francis E.; 70; Buffalo NY>TX
Daniel, Johnny Ray; 54; Tyler TX
Pritchett, Opal Lydenah (Gordon) Lair; Soper OK>Quitman TX
Settle, Neal Vincent; 87; Tyler TX
Wilson, Teresa Marie(Benoit); 84; Aurora KS>Emory TX

October 21, 2003
Bolton, Richard "Jack"; 83; Troup TX>Alba TX
Dougherty, Jimmy Glenn; 56; Greenville TX>Elm Mott TX
Fife, Charlotte M.; 82; Chicago IL>Point TX
McKenzie, Deedie "Shorty"; 87; Alba TX>CA>Alba tX
Palmore, Joyce Lucille (Underwood); 71; Greenville TX
Sickles, Joy (Pounds); 78; Wood Co. TX>Sulphur Springs TX
Smith, Robert Lewis; 54; Emory TX

November 4, 2003
Adair, Virginia Lee (Hooten); 69; Lone Oak, Hunt Co., TX>Springhill LA
Franklin, Marjorie (Jobe); 84; Emory TX
Hill, Arlen; 68; St. Paul MN>Point TX
Patrick, Agnes (Gilbert); 96; Kingston OK>Sulphur Springs TX

November 11, 2003
Davis, Natalie Yvette; 13
Hilbun, A.G.; 86; Campbell TX>Emory TX
Smith, Maria Louise Borchardt); 82; Durant OK>Emory TX>Dallas TX

Nov 25, 2003
Akins, William "Bill"; 57; Dallas TX>Houston TX
Hass, Charles H.; 82; Rains Co. TX>Alba TX>Tyler TX
Melton, George; 90; Emory TX
Watson, Truman D.; 52; Fruitvale TX>Grand Saline TX>Tyler TX

December 2, 2003
Appleton, Tommie Sue (Marlow); 80; Wills Point TX>Terrell TX
Burns, Madie Lou; 78; Golden, Wood Co., TX>Dallas TX
Docker, Michal Carline (Reese); 60; Long Beach CA>Lone Oak TX
Goldsmith, Lillie Francis Eloise (Cole); 65; Lufkin TX>Sulphur Springs TX
Hass, Willie Mae; 85; Alba TX
Kessler, Leon; 78; Rincon GA>Hopkins Co. TX
Power, Ruby Austin; 92; AR>Diboll TX
Ryan, Arthur John "Art"; 92; Quincy IL>Rains Co. TX

Dec 9, 2003
Ethridge, Curt; 80; Miller Grove TX
Laird, Geneva (Martin); 79; Gilmer TX>Tyler TX>Longview TX

Dec 16, 2003
Corbitt, Jeff; 82; Winnsboro TX
Eubanks, Myrtice Virginis; 87; Texarakan>Emory TX
Reed, Ellen Elizabeth (Bush); 82; Powell TX>Bullard TX
Samples, George Donald; 63; Goose Neck TX>Paris TX
Sheppard, Mary Emily (Parrish); Emory TX
Smith, Ronnie; 59; Lone Oak TX>Emory TX
Thomas, Mary Louise (Davis); 52; Greenville TX>Lubbock TX

December 23, 2003
Bratcher, Maguerite "Marge"; Denver CO>Point TX
Brummell, Ruby (Grubbs) ; 90; Lone Oak TX
Gertz, Harriett Louise (Hill); 86; Emory TX>Beaumont TX
Latimer, David; 59; Sulphur Springs TX
Morrow, G.O.; 77; Jacksonville TX>Point TX
Robinson, Nina; 84; Emory TX
Samples, Gene; 59; Lone Oak TX
White, Jacob Paul; Greenville TX
Williams, Era (Roberts); 87; Lone Oak TX

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