ABEL, ARMON R. b:06/03/1932 d:09/27/1995
ABEL, DOVIE FRANCIS b:03/15/1936 d:04/19/1969
ABELS, IDA CONSTANT CROUSEN b:02/09/1899 d:05/30/1982
ABLES, Ida C.
Ida C. Ables, 83, of Breckenridge died at 5:10 a.m., Sunday at Hendricks Medical Center in Abilene. Services will be at
4p.m.Tuesday at Melton Funeral Home Chapel of Memories. The Rev. Jim Chandler, pastor of First United Methodist Church
will officate, assisted by the Rev. Frank Long, associate pastor. Bural will be at Woodson Cemetery in Woodson.
Born IDA CONSTANT CROUSEN Feb.9, 1899 in Johnson Co., she married MANCE ABLES April 8,1930 in Woodson. He
died in 1962. They lived in Baird after they married and moved to Eastland in 1951 where they farmed and ranched in
Eastland Co. She continued to farm for six years after her husband's death. In 1968 she moved to Breckenridge from
Eastland. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, the Ladies Auxiliary of Stephens Memorial Hospital and
the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary. Survivors include a sister, ADA SMITH of Yuma, Ariz.;t wo nephews, JOE
CROUSEN JR. of Starkville, Miss., and GUIN CROUSEN of Irving; two nieces, CHLOE SHUMACHER of Yuma, Ariz.,
and SYBIL TOWNSEND of Downey, Calif. She was preceded in death by four brothers and a sister.
ABEL, MANCE A. b:04/18/1895 d:02/19/1962
ABERNATHY, LEANER MAY b:07/15/1927 d:10/09/1998
ABRAHAM, GLENN b:00/00/1917 d:00/00/2003
ABRAHAM, MARY b:00/00/1917 d:00/00/0000
AINSWORTH, MATILDA b:10/29/1839 d:12/02/1929
ALLEN, G. RUTH FITE b:04/04/1929 d:11/27/1999
ALLEN, H.R. b:03/02/1891 d:04/01/1962
ALLEN, MYRTLE TACKETT b:08/06/1893 d:01/06/1944
ALLISON, A.B. b:12/01/1876 d:01/04/1956
ALLISON, A.J. b:04/09/1855 d:11/10/1933
ALLISON, ANDREW JACKSON b:01/26/1919 d:09/14/1989 VETERAN WWII
Jack Allison, 70 of Woodson died Sept.14,1989 at his home. Funeral services were held Sept.16 at the Merriman Funeral
Home Chapel. Burial was in Woodson Cemetery. Allison was born Jan.26,1919 in Woodson to JAMES AND BESSIE ANN
WALTON ALLISON. He was a machinist and a veteran of World War II. Survivors include: three sons, HARRY, RONNIE
and JACK,all of Arlington, two daughters, JUDY KAY ALLISON of Wichita Falls, and KATHY ALLISON of Woodson;
three brothers, D.E.of Haynesville, LA., ELVIS J. of Throckmorton, and DELBERT of New London; three sisters,
Mrs. NOVA RILEY of Throckmorton, Mrs.VERA SULLIVAN of Woodson, and Mrs. LUCILLE HORTON of Breckenridge;
seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
ALLISON, ARDENA b:02/24/1905 d:05/31/1911
ALLISON, BESSIE ANN b:08/09/1879 d:10/12/1979
Mrs. Bessie Ann Allison,100, died Friday in Throckmorton County Memorial Hospital where she had been a patient for
the past week. Funeral services were held Monday at 2p.m. in Merriman Funeral Chapel with Rev. Leslie Lewis,
pastor of Woodson Baptist Church, officiating. Burial was in Woodson Cemetery under direction of Merriman Funeral
Home. Mrs. Allison was born Aug.9,1879 in Milam Co. to JACOB G. and ELLEN HADDOX WALTON. She was recently
honored by her children on her 100th birthday with approximately 90 people attending. She married JAMES ALLISON
in Dec.1896 in Milam Co. They were the parents of 14 children. They made their home in Devilla until 1898 when they
moved to Eastland Co. by wagon. In 1917 they moved to Throckmorton. Mr. Allison died in 1929 and six of the children
are deceased. She was a Baptist. Survivors include five sons, DERREL E. of Hanesvile, LA., VIRGIL T. of Stamford,
ELVIS J. of Whittier, Calif., JACK of Arlington and DELBERT of Chula Vista, Calif.; three daughters, Mrs.CLARENCE
SULLIVAN of Woodson, Mrs.CECIL P.HORTON of Breckenridge and Mrs. T.P. RILEY of Throckmorton;
116 grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Grandsons were pallbearers.
ALLISON, CLEO b:06/28/1888 d:02/23/1970
ALLISON, CORA MAE WALKER b:03/17/1905 d:01/22/1987
Cora Allison,81 died at 6:30a.m.Friday at Stephens Memorial Hospital. Services were 4p.m.Sunday at the Melton
Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with David Kelley,pastor of Jeanette Street Church of Christ, officiating. Burial
was in Woodson Cemetery directed by Melton Funeral Home. Born CORA MAE WALKER March 17,1905 in
Comanche Co. She married CURTIS ALLISON in 1927 in Throckmorton Co. He died in 1960. A Woodson
resident most of her life,she was a housewife and member of the Church of Christ.S urvivors include one
daughter, NAVADA WHITNEY of Casper, Wyoming; one son, REX ALLISON of Cisco; four sisters,
BONNIE MITCHELL, VELMA MIXON and BERTHA MAHAN, all of Breckenridge, and BESSIE HARVEY of Woodson;
two brothers, GALE WALKER of Breckenridge and HORTON WALKER of Roswell, New Mexico; four grandchildren
and three great-grandchildren.
ALLISON, CURTIS M. b:01/11/1904 d:07/11/1960
ALLISON, E.H. b:11/16/1864 d:05/20/1935
ALLISON, ELLA b:12/14/1866 d:04/20/1922
ALLISON, ELVIS b:04/15/1915 d:12/05/2003 VETERAN WWII
Elvis Allison,88,of Searcy, Arkansas died Friday,Dec.5,2003 in Searcy. Graveside funeral services were held at
2p.m.Sunday,December 7,2003 at the Woodson Cemetery in Woodson with Rev. Larry Briley, officiating.
Interment was in the Woodson Cemetery under the direction of Merriman-Archer Funeral Home. Elvis was
born April 15,1915 in Ranger, Tx. to JAMES AND BESSIE (WALTON) ALLISON. He served in the United States
Army during World War II. He married Clara Baker in 1943 in California. She preceded him in death in 1988.
He lived in Whitter, Ca., until 1989 when he moved to Throckmorton County. He moved to Searcy, Arkansas in
1996. He worked at a paint manufacturing company in California and was a member of the Baptist Church.
He is survived by a brother, DELBERT ALLISON of New London, Tx., and numerous nieces and nephews.
ALLISON, IDA BELLE b:02/09/1872 d:05/29/1963
ALLISON, JAMES b:00/00/1875 d:00/00/1929
ALLISON, JOHN CARL b:09/18/1912 d:12/23/1992 VETERAN WWII
ALLISON, John Carl
John Carl Allison, age 80 of Woodson, died Wednesday,Dec.23,1992 at Stephens Memorial Hospital. Graveside
service were held at 2p.m., Thursday, December 24,1992, at the Woodson Cemetery with Rev. Bobby Harrison
officiating, directed by Melton Funeral Home. He was born on September 18,1912 in Woodson. He was a long time
Woodson resident. He was an auto mechanic and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Survivorsinclude one sister,
GLYNN WILEY of Kilgore; four nieces, JUDY HALL of Abilene, CELIA MCWILLIAMS of Breckenridge, ANNETTE
WILEY and KATHY WILEY of Kilgore; and a good friend, WOODY BEATY of Woodson.
ALLISON, KATHY MAE b:05/27/1956 d:09/22/1998
ALLISON, Kathy Mae
Kathy Mae Allison, age 42,died Tuesday, September 22,1998 at Meadowview Home in Arlington, Texas.
Services were held Saturday,Sept.26,1998 at 2:00p.m. in the Merriman-Archer Funeral Home Chapel with
the Rev. Jimmy Styles, Pastor of the Woodson Baptist Church officiating. Burial was in the Woodson Cemetery
in Woodson,Tx. under the direction of Merriman-Archer Funeral Home. Miss Allison was born May 27,1956 in
Grand Prairie,Tx. to ANDREW JACKSON and VERNELL BUFKIN ALLISON. Miss Allison had lived in Woodson
for several years before moving to Breckenridge in 1990. She moved to Wichita Falls in 1995 and then to
Arlington in April 1998. Miss Allison had worked as a nurse's aid for several years. She was a member of the
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Survivors include; three brothers, HARRY ALLISON and
RONNIE ALLISON both of Arlington and JACK ALLISON of Granbury; one sister, JUDY KAY BRUMLEY of Wichita Falls.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
ALLISON, MARY E. b:12/17/1842 d:02/14/1919
ALLISON, OTTO J. b:05/13/1909 d:05/22/1972 VETERAN WWII
ALLISON, Otto J.
Otto J. Allison's funeral services were held Wednesday at Melton Chapel of Memories at 4p.m. with the
Rev. Bruce Corley, pastor of the Bethany Baptist Church officiating. Interment followed at Woodson Cemetery.
Mr. Allison 63,a long time Woodson resident, died Monday in the Veterans Administration Hospital in Temple.
He had been in ill health since he had a dozer accident May 6,1970 in Notrees, Texas. Born May 13,1909 in
Ranger, Mr.Allison married DOVIE CAMERON PERKINS, April 30,1959. He served in the Air Force in World War II
and was a heavy equipment operator. He moved to Smithville, where he lived at the time of his death, from Notrees,
Nov.1,1971. Survivors include his wife of Smithville; his mother, Mrs. BESSIE ALLISON of Throckmorton;
four sisters, Mrs. CLARENCE SULLIVAN, of Woodson, Mrs. GLADYS SULLIVAN of Albany, Mrs. LUCILLE HORTON
ALLISON of Breckenridge, and Mrs. NOVA RILEY of Throckmorton; five brothers, DARRELL of Hanesville, LA.,
VIRGIL of Stamford, ELVIS of Whitter, Ca., JACK of Arlington, and DELBERT of Hurst. Great-nephews were pallbearers.
ALLISON, MINNIE LEORA FOWLER b:06/02/1907 d:09/26/1992
(headstone reads:FOWLER,LEORA M.ALLISON
ALLISON, Minnie Leora
Minnie Leora Allison departed this life on Saturday,September 26,1992
in Wichita Falls at the age of 85 years,3 months and 23 days. Funeral
services were held Sunday,September 27 at 2p.m. at the Merriman-Archer
Funeral Chapel.Burial was in Woodson Cemetery under direction of
Merriman-Archer Funeral Home. Mrs. Allison was born June 2,1907 in
Necessity,Stephens County to JOSEPH BURL HERRINGTON and FANNIE
BRADSHAW HERRINGTON. She had lived in various places and returned to
Throckmorton in 1974 from California. She worked as a housekeeper and
was a member of the First Baptist Chruch. She was married to JEFF
FOWLER in 1927 and he preceded her in death in 1974. She and VIRGIL
ALLISON were married March 23,1983 and he preceded her in death in
October,1984. Survivors include one sister,LORAINE OLIVER of Woodson;
two brothers,J.B.HERRINGTON and MARVIN HERRINGTON,both of Woodson;and
several nieces and nephews.
ALLISON,PAULINE b:09/02/1915 d:01/10/1919
ALLISON,RUTH SUSIE b:09/24/1910 d:01/27/1980
ALLISON,S.A. b:03/20/1859 d:10/27/1943
ALLISON,VERNELL BUFKIN b: d:12/04/1988
Vernell Bufkin Allison,70,of Woodson died Sunday,Dec.4,1988,at her
home. Services were at 2p.m.Tuesday at Merriman Funeral Home Chapel in
Throckmorton with the Rev.Darrell Martin officiating. Burial was in
Woodson Cemetery. Mrs.Allison was born in Corsicana and moved to
Woodson in 1986. She was a homemaker.She is survived by three sons,
HARRY ALLISON,RONNIE ALLISON and JACK ALLISON all of Arlington;two
daughters,JUDY KAY ALLISON of Wichita Falls and KATHY ALLISON of
Woodson;her mother,ESSIE MAE BUFKIN of Olney;two sisters,DOROTHY
WHITAKER of Woodson and WYLENE GRAY of Olney;two brothers,HARRY BUFKIN
of Woodson and BEN BUFKIN of Garland;seven grandchildren and a
ALLISON,VIRGIL b:06/11/1905 d:10/23/1985
ANDERSON,A.J. b:08/22/1912 d:06/17/1935
ANDERSON,ALFRED J. b:12/22/1888 d:04/24/1952
ANDERSON,BETTIE LEE b:08/20/1883 d:07/27/1958
ANDERSON,ROBERT LEMUEL b:10/31/1877 d:08/18/1940
ASKEW,BENJAMIN FRANKLIN b:02/14/1872 d:01/07/1972
Benjamin Franklin Askew of Woodson passed away at the Crestview
Nursing Home,Friday,Jan.7.1972.Services were held Saturday,Jan.8th at
the Merriman Funeral Home Chapel.Burial was in Woodson Cemetery.
Pallbearers were R.E.KIRKSEY,BILL SANDERS,BILL WHITAKER,NATHAN
WHITAKER,J.W.ASH, and JERRY HORRY. "Uncle Ben",as he was known
throughout the county was born Feb.14,1872 in Alabama. He had lived in
Throckmorton County since 1905. He was a retired farmer.Survivors
include several nieces and nephews.
ASKEW,BILL M. b:06/28/1926 d:08/18/2001 VETERAN WWII
ASKEW, Bill M.
Bill M.Askew,75 of Abilene,died Saturday,Aug.18,2001 at a local
nursing center.Services will be 2p.m.Tuesday at Elliot Hamil Funeral
Home Chapel of Memories,542 Hickory,with the Rev.Kenneth Reed and the
Rev.Lin McNatt officiating.Burial will be in Woodson Cemetery in
Throckmorton County. Mr.Askew was born June 28,1926 in Woodson.He
served in the U.S.Army during World War II. He moved to Olney,Tx.,
where he worked as a railroad agent and also taught school.Mr.Askew
taught school in Ranger and Abilene,where he taught for 17 years at
Lincoln Junior High School and three years at Cooper High School. He
retired in 1988. He was a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church.
Survivors include two daughters,KARLA ANN MOFFETT of West Columbia,Tx.
and TONYA BETH WILLIAMSON of Sugar Land,Tx;two sisters,CHARLIE LEE
SANDERS of San Antonio and TOMMIE MCNATT of Burns Flat,Ok;and five
ASKEW,CHARLES PINCKNEY b:00/00/1858 d:00/00/1940
ASKEW,EULA PARRISH b:03/19/1886 d:03/21/1961
ASKEW,MAUDE LEE ORMSBY b:11/25/1884 d:03/09/1936
ASKEW,ROBERT ELLIOTT b:04/09/1879 d:03/09/1936
ASKEW,SID b:09/01/1876 d:09/03/1951
ASKEW,TURNER BATES b:06/09/1921 d:12/07/1996
ASKEW, Turner Bates
Turner Bates Askew,75 of Bonham,Tx.,died Sunday,Dec.7,1996,in
Denison,Texas. Funeral services were held Tuesday,Dec.10,at 10a.m.in
the Cooper-Sorrells Chapel in Bonham with Rev.Lin McNatt officiating.
Graveside services were held at 4p.m. in Woodson Cemetery in Woodson,
Tx. Survivors include two sons,NOLAN LYNN ASKEW and MICHAEL TURNER,
both of Bossier City,Louisiana;one brother,BILL M.ASKEW of Abilene;
three sisters,MARZIE TID EDMONDSON of Bonham,CHARLIE LEE SANDERS of
ABILENE and TOMMIE RALLS MCNATT of Alfalfa,Ok.;four grandchildren.
ATCHLEY,FENIMORE b:00/00/1925 d:00/00/1926
ATKINSON,ANNIE E. b:08/17/1877 d:03/17/1952
ATKINSON,CLARA b:05/07/1915 d:12/02/1996
ATKINSON,DUKE b:05/22/1912 d:06/11/1971
ATKINSON,JAMES A. b:07/21/1876 d:04/22/1968
ATKINSON,JAMES KEATON b:01/09/1926 d:01/28/1998 VETERAN WWII
ATKINSON, James K.
James K.Atkinson,age 72,of Breckenridge died Wednesday,January 28,1998
at an Abilene hospital.Funeral services were at 2p.m.Friday,January 30,
1998 at the Melton Funeral Home Chapel of Memories.Burial followed in
the Woodson Cemetery under the direction of Melton Funeral Home of
Breckenridge,Tx. Atkinson was born Jan.19,1926 in Woodson,Texas. He
married GWEN OWENS on May 19,1962 in Spur,Tx. Mr.Atkinson has been a
longtime Breckenridge resident and had been an installer and repairman
for Contel. He was a Baptist and a U.S.Navy veteran of World War II.He
was a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and a past
member of the American Legion. He is survived by his wife,GWEN
ATKINSON of Breckenridge;two daughters,MONICA LOFTIS of Breckenridge
and SISSY ROBLES of Woodson;four sons,DANNY ATKINSON of Jasper,
Arkansas,JIMMY ATKINSON of Clyde,MITCHELL ATKINSON of Carrollton and
JAMES S.ATKINSON of Mineral Wells;one sister,DONNA RIALS of Iowa Park;
five brothers,KENNETH ATKINSON and RAY GENE ATKINSON,both of Snyder,
FRANK ATKINSON of Cottondale,L.B.ATKINSON of Woodson and WILBURN
ATKINSON of Iowa Park;20 grandchildren;and seven great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were RUFUS QUINTANILLA,MICHAEL ATKINSON,TIM ATKINSON,DAVID
ATKINSON,RUSTY ATKINSON and ANTHONY ATKINSON.
ATKINSON,JAMES LESTER b:09/21/1898 d:10/30/1964
ATKINSON,ODESSA W. b:00/00/1905 d:10/19/1994
Odessa Atkinson,89,died Wednesday in a local hospital.Services will be
at 2p.m.Saturday in Melton Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with the
Rev.Cecil Harper and J.D.Wright officiating. Burial will be in Woodson
Cemetery.Mrs.Atkinson was born in Haskell and was a homemaker.She
worked as a dietitian at the Olney Hospital and worked at the Senior
Citizens center in Breckenridge. She was a member of First Baptist
Church and was the widow ofW.A.ATKINSON,whom she married in 1925 in
Throckmorton. Survivors include one daughter,DONNA RUTH RIALS of
Breckenridge;six sons,JAMES KEATON ATKINSON and L.B.ATKINSON,both of
Breckenridge,KENNETH ATKINSON and RAY JEAN ATKINSON,both of Snyder,
FRANK ATKINSON of Paradise and WILBURN ATKINSON of Iowa Park;seven
sisters,WINNIE MAE STARNES,MAGGIE LEE ALLEN,RACHEL LANGE and OPAL
GREMLIN,all of Stephenville,ADELENE PUGH of Breckenridge,RUBY NELL
WALKER of Woodson and BETTY JO HEARNE of Rochester;two brothers,BUFORD
WRIGHT of Seymour and WAYLAND WRIGHT of Stephenville;26 grandchildren;
60 great-grandchildren;and three great-great-grandchildren. Memorials
may be made to West Texas Rehabilitaion Center or a favorite charity
and left at the funeral home.
ATKINSON,RONALD DUANE b:08/22/1951 d:05/05/1966
ATKINSON,W.A."SHORTY" b:00/00/1901 d:00/00/1977
BAILEY,JERRY D. b:09/29/1948 d:02/16/1990
BAKER,ADDIE LEAH b:10/20/1907 d:03/20/1950
BAKER,ANNA D. b:02/14/1914 d:10/29/1944
BAKER,CLAUDE EVERETT b:06/08/1906 d:05/31/1962
BAKER,ERNEST C. b:07/06/1903 d:11/08/1970
BAKER,FRANCES RAY b:07/05/1929 d:08/24/2003
BAKER, Frances Ray
Graveside services for Frances Ray Baker,74,of Brownwood will be at
4p.m.today,Aug.26,2003,at the Woodson Cemetery in Woodson,Texas with
the Rev.David Edwards officiating. She died Sunday,Aug.24,2003,at
Brownwood Regional Medical Center. Ms.Baker was born in Sonora County
on July 5,1929 and moved to Brownwood from the Odessa area in 1970.
She was a retired secretary and a Baptist. Survivors include one
sister,JOREEN CHAMBERS of Midland. She was preceded in death by her
parents;RALPH BAKER and RUBY RUFF BAKER,and one brother,JACK HENRY
BAKER,JACK b:05/23/1940 d:04/17/1997
BANISTER,GRACE M. b:00/00/1913 d:00/00/1988
BARNER,LOUISE MCDONALD b:03/27/1902 d:10/21/1974
BARNER,SUSIE ROBBERSON b:12/19/1898 d:02/04/1996
BARNER, Susie Robberson
Susie Robberson Barner,97,of Woodson,died Sunday,Feb.4,1996,at a
Euless nursing center. Services were held at 2p.m.Tuesday,Feb.6,at
First Baptist Church with the Rev.James Wilson officiating.Burial was
in the Woodson Cemetery,directed by Merriman-Archer Funeral Home of
Throckmorton. She was born December 19,1898 in Lott to W.H.and NEALY
MOORE BUFKIN and was a homemaker and a Baptist. She co-ran a laundry
in Albany for 27 years before moving to Woodson. She married HIRAM
ROBBERSON in 1920 in Hunt County and he preceded her in death. She
married FORREST BARNER in 1975 in Woodson and he preceded her in death.
Survivors include one son;BO ROBBERSON of Euless;one sister,JANE
SCHMIDT of Tulsa,Okla.;two nieces she raised,GWEN MYERS and LAVERNE
DREWRY;three grandchildren,several great-great-grandchildren and
several other nieces and nephews.
BASS,DAISY MAY WOLFE b:03/04/1892 d:03/19/1974
Mrs.Daisy Bass,82 of Lampasas,former Breckenridge and Woodson resident,
died at 4:15p.m.Tuesday in Lampasas Nursing Home.Services will be at
1p.m.Wednesday at Woodson Church of Christ. Will Scott of Throckmorton
will officate.Burial will be in Woodson Cemetery under the direction
of Melton's Funeral Home in Breckenridge.She was born DAISY MAY WOLFE,
March 14,1892 in Milam Co.,and married AYERS L.HENDERSON July 13,1913
in Hamilton Co. She married FRANK J.BASS May 23,1921,in Waco. They
lived in Woodson and Breckenridge before his death in 1957. She had
lived in Lampasas for the past seven years. She was a member of the
Church of Christ. Survivors are;three daughters,MRS.LORAINE PROCTOR of
Fort Worth,MRS.CLEO CULBY OF oKLAHOMA cITY,oK.,and MRS.CLAUDINE WELLS
of Hurst;three sons,MONROE HENDERSON of Lampases,CLARENCE BASS of
Phoenix,Arizona and HOLLIS BASS of Joshua;two sisters,MRS.FRANCIS RAY
of Brownfield and MRS.IVA ATCHLEY of Comanche;two brothers,FRANK of
Breckenridge and ALVIE of Fort Worth;17 grandchildren and 11
great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be S.J.WALKER,ALVIN WOODWARD,J.B.
KARL,R.G.LITTLE,B.B.ELLIOTT and ALTON LITTLE.
BASS,FRANK J. b:05/06/1883 d:11/19/1957
BATEMAN,CATHERINE b:00/00/1856 d:00/00/1941
BATEMAN,THOMAS b:00/00/1854 d:00/00/1931
BATES,DOUGLAS b:12/08/1944 d:12/08/1944
BATES,EARL LEE "RICHARD" b:10/06/1917 d:05/12/1972 VETERAN WWII
Funeral services will be held in Woodson for Richard Bates,Sunday at
2p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Woodson.Burial will follow
the services in Woodson Cemetery under the direction of Melton Funeral
Home. Mr.Bates,58,was pronounced dead on arrival at Throckmorton
County Memorial Hospital at 2:40p.m. Friday. He died of an apparent
heart attack. Born EARL LEE BATES,Oct.6,1917 in Stamford,which he
moved to Woodson from Wichita Falls in 1919. He had lived in Woodson
since that time except for ten years spent in California. He worked at
Woodson Lumber Co. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church and a
World War II veteran. Survivors include his mother,MRS.J.L.SPELL of
Houston;one brother A.D.BATES of Fort Worth;one sister, MRS.B.R.COMER
of Longview;several nieces and nephews.Pallbearers will be HUGH DICKIE,
RAYFORD MATHIEWS,JAMES(page torn),JOHN PEVEY,BILL SANDERS AND KENT
BATES,JAMES R. b:00/00/1880 d:00/00/1961
BATES,JUDY b:01/03/1941 d:04/17/1943
BATES,RUTH b:07/25/1911 d:09/03/1950
BEADLE,WALTER CRAWFORD b:00/00/1913 d:00/00/1999
BEATY,ADAM b:00/00/1880 d:00/00/1951
BEATY,ALEX b:00/00/1882 d:00/00/1957
BEATY,CORA b:00/00/1878 d:00/00/1957
BEATY,KATE b:00/00/1875 d:00/00/1946
BEATY,KATHLEEN b:08/28/1912 d:10/13/1984 VETERAN WWII
BEATY,MYRTLE b:00/00/1892 d:00/00/1989
BEATY,N.J.NORMAN "HAP" MARKER ONLY "IN MEMORY"
BEATY,OLLIE VIRGINIA b:00/00/1884 d:00/00/1959
Woody Beaty,87,died Thursday,Jan.31,2002 at Hendrick Medical Center in
Abilene. Graveside services are 2p.m.today in the Woodson Cemetery
with the Rev.Michael Patrick officiating under the direction of
Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home of Breckenridge. Mr.Beaty was born Dec.28,
1914 in Throckmorton Co.,to ADAM AND MYRTLE FARROW BEATY. He married
GERRY BOYD,Aug.21,1974 in Post. They moved to Woodson in 1980 from
Bowie. He was a farmer and rancher and had been a sales clerk. He was
a member of Carter Lake Baptist Church of Bowie and former member of
the Elks Lodge. Survivors include his wife,GERRY BEATY of Woodson;two
daughters,GLORIA HURFORD of Woodson and KAREN BOLAND of Woodson;two
sons,JAMES BEATY of Lubbock and RONNIE BOYD of Alaska;nine
grandchildren;and 15 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the donor's favorite charity and may be left
at the funeral home.
BEAUCHAMP,JAMES F. b:08/01/1945 d:06/27/1998
BEAUCHAMP,ROSIE BELL LATHAM b:08/27/1919 d:01/19/1993
BEAUCHAMP, Rosie B.
Funeral services for Rosie B.Beauchamp,a 73 year old Breckenridge
resident were held on Friday,January 22,1993 at 10a.m.,at Jeanette
Street Church of Christ.David Kelley,minister of California Lane
Church of Christ in Arlington officated. Burial followed in Woodson
Cemetery under the direction of Morehart Mortuary. Mrs.Beauchamp died
Tuesday morning,January 19,1993,at her residence. She was born ROSIE
BELL LATHAM on August 27,1919,in Throckmorton County.She attended
schools near Woodson. She moved to Breckenridge in 1945 from
Weatherford. She had worked as a seam-stress at Boss Manufacturing,
Davis Manufacturing,and Baxley Manufacturing. She was a member of
Jeanette Street Church of Christ and the Ladies Quilting Club at the
Church. She was preceded in death by her parents,two brothers,one
sister,one daughter,and four grandchildren. Survivors include three
sons,CARL BEAUCHAMP and DAVID BEAUCHAMP,both of Breckenridge,and JAMES
BEAUCHAMP of Midland;two daughters,RAYMOND LATHAM and LESTER LATHAM,
both of Breckenridge;one sister,LEANER MAY ABERNATHY of Belton;21
grandchildren;25 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
The family requests that memorials be made to West Texas
Rehabilitation Center.Memorials may be left at Morehar Mortuary.
Pallbearers were CHESTER GRIFFITH,RALPH KIMBLE,EUGENE LOGGAINS,JAMES
LOGGAINS,MIKE LOGGAINS and CHARLES TAYLOR.
BELLAH,BOBBY JOE b:09/26/1928 d:06/12/2000
BELLAH, Bobby Joe
Bobby Joe Bellah,71,of Woodson died Monday,June 12,at an Abilene
Hospital. Services were at 2p.m.Wednesday at the First Christian
Church in Woodson with the Rev.Michael Patrick and Rev.Ava Berry
officiating. Burial was in the Woodson cemetery,directed by
Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home. Mr.Bellah was born September 26,1928 in
Throckmorton Co.He graduated from Woodson High School and was a
lifetime resident of the Woodson area. He married BARBARA LYNN O'DELL
June 19,1948. He was a farmer,rancher and contract pumper. He was a
director of Federal Land Bank for 19 years and a member and elder of
First Christian Church. Survivors include his wife;one daughter,DEBBY
MATHIEWS and her husband BOBBY of Woodson;two sons,DANNY BELLAH and
his wife MARY of Woodson,JODY BELLAH and his wife BETSY of
Throckmorton;four sisters,MAUREEN KEETER of ELBERT,MARYPEARL MCCRARY
of Graham,OUIDA FRANCISCO of Ft.Worth,and LOLA BAIN of Graham;two
brothers,L.B.(BLUE)BELLAH and MARVIN BELLAH OF GRAHAM;seven
grandchildren,CARY MATHIEWS and MEREDITH,GARY MATHIEWS,KIM MILLER and
husband BRADY,CHAD BELLAH,MATT BELLAH,BRAD BELLAH and LAURIE BELLAH;
and faithful employee and friend,GARY BROCKMAN. He was preceded in
death by one sister,VELA BAILES and two brothers,JACK BELLAH and
DONALD BELLAH. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.Memorial
contributions may be made to First Christian Church,Woodson,or the
charity of your choice.
BELLAH,DONALD ROSCOE b:02/26/1927 d:03/09/1993 VETERAN WWII
BELLAH, Donald Roscoe
Donald Roscoe Bellah,age 66,of Woodson,died Thursday,March 9,1993 at
his residence. Funeral services were held at 3p.m. Saturday at the
Melton Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with Rev.Don Bright officiating.
Burial was in the Woodson Cemetery directed by Melton Funeral Home. Mr.
Bellah was born Feb.26,1927 in Throckmorton County. He was a
Throckmorton Co.resident most of his life. He married EARLENE BROCKMAN
on June 24,1951 in Woodson. He was a farmer,rancher and pumper for
Ashtola Exploration. He was an elder of the First Christian Church of
Woodson and a U.S.Army Veteran. He is survived by his wife;EARLENE
BELLAH of Woodson;two daughters and sons-in-law,NIKKI LU and DON
THOMASSON of Dallas and NANCI RENEE and DAVID BAXLEY of Breckenridge;
two sons and daughters-in-law,DONNIE GLENN and CONNIE BELLAH of
Lubbock and DENNIS BRYANT and SHARON BELLAH of Alilene;five sisters,
MAURINE KEETER of Elbert,VELA BAILES of Olney,LOLA MAY BAIN of Lorenzo,
OUIDA FRANCISCO of Ft.Worth and Mary Pearl MCCRARY of Garland;three
brothers,LUTHER(BLUE)BELLAH and MARVIN BELLAH both of Graham and BOBBY
JOE BELLAH of Woodson;eight grandchildren,NATHAN RYAN BELLAH,KRISTA
BRIDGES and ERIN BRIDGES all of Lubbock,MESHELL ENNAE BELLAH of
Abilene,JEB ALAN BAXLEY and NESHA RENEE BAXLEY both of Breckenridge,
BRYCE ROBERT THOMASSON and LARA ELIZABETH THOMASSON both of Dallas. He
was preceded in death by his parents and one brother,JACK BELLAH.
Memorials may be made to the Building Fund of the First Christian
Church of Woodson and may be left at the funeral home.
BELLAH,EVERETT LEE b:10/08/1945 d:02/23/2003 VETERAN OF KOREA
BELLAH, Everett Lee
Everett Lee Bellah,57,of Woodson,died Saturday,Feb.23,2003 at Baylor
Medical Center in Dallas. Funeral services will be at 2p.m. Wednesday,
Feb.26,2003 at the First Baptist Church in Woodson. Burial will follow
in the Woodson Cemetery under the direction of Morehart Mortuary.
Bellah was born Oct.8,1945 in Weatherford. He graduated from Woodson
High School and later attended Ranger Junior College as well as Hardin
Simmons University. He married MARTHA BRADSHAW April 15,1970 in
Eastland. Then later married LIZ DODSON Sept.21,1996 in Keleberg.
Bellah had worked for Radio Shack in Balch Springs. He was serving as
a music minister in nursing homes around the metroplex area at the
time of his death. He was a Baptist as well as a veteran of the U.S.
Army serving in Korea. Bellah also had worked as a salesman for the
American National Life Insurance Company in the Throckmorton Co.and
Stephens Co.area while farming with his dad in Woodson. Bellah is
survived by two daughters,MISHA and husband MIKE NAVARRO of Waxahachie
and KRISTI BELLAH and fiance STEVE BEARD of Red Oak;one sister,KAREN
BELLAH;and one grandson,MAXFIELD NAVARRO. He was preceded in death by
his parents,first wife,and one sister. Memorials my be made to the
First Baptist Church in Woodson or may be left at Morehart Mortuary.
BELLAH,GEORGIE MOREE b:11/10/1906 d:10/01/1989
BELLAH,JACK H. b:06/19/1917 d:11/08/1969 VETERAN WWII
Funeral services for Jack Bellah,52,of Breckenridge,were held at 3p.m.
Monday in the First United Methodist Church with the Rev.John Taylor,
pastor,officiating. Burial was in Woodson Cemetery under direction of
Melton Funeral Home. Born June 19,1917 in Lubbock,he attended school
in Throckmorton. He married IDA MAE FORREST,Feb.13,1947 in Woodson.
They moved to Throckmorton in 1964.He was a member of First United
Methodist Church and a veteran of World War II and a member of the
Breckenridge American Legion Post. Survivors include his wife;one
daughter,PATTI LYNN of the home;his mother,MRS.L.B.BELLAH SR.of
Throckmorton;five sisters,MRS CLAUDE KEETER and MRS.BOB BAILES both
of Elbert,MRS.DARREL MCCRARY of Garland,MRS.JIM BOB BREWER of Fort
Worth,and MRS.JOHNNY BAIN of Lorenzo;four brothers,L.B.JR.,MARVIN,
DONALD,and BOBBY JOE,all of Woodson.
BELLAH,LINNIS LIDELL b:08/06/1903 d:07/24/1980
BELLAH,LIZ b:05/26/1932 d:12/19/2001
BELLAH,LUTHER BRYANT,SR. b:05/25/1885 d:11/24/1951
BELLAH,MAUDE AUSTELL HENRY b:01/14/1886 d:06/28/1971
BELLAH, OLA MAE HARTY b:12/14/1922 d:11/07/2001
BELLAH, Ola Mae Harty
Ola Harty Bellah,78,died Wednesday,Nov.7,2001 in a local care center.
Services will be 2.p.m.Friday in the First Baptist Church of Woodson
with the Rev.Edgar Jones officiating. Burial will follow in the
Woodson Cemetery directed by Morrison Funeral Home. Mrs.Bellah was
born Dec.14,1922 in Young County to the late JOHN S. and MAMIE F.MAYES
HARTY.She was preceded in death by her first husband,ROY V.FORREST and
a son,GREGG FORREST. She married L.B."BLUE"BELLAH May 8,1959 in Fort
Worth. She moved to Graham from Woodson in 1991. She was a member of
First Baptist Church in Graham.Survivors include her husband,L.B."BLUE"
BELLAH of Graham;two sons,FREDDY MACK BELLAH of Seymour and JERRY
WAYNE BELLAH of Denton;a sister,SUZY LUCILLE BROWN of Burleson;three
grandchildren;and six great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to
West Texas Rehabilitation Center,4601 Hartford Street,Abilene,Texas
BELLAH,WALTON DAVID b:11/30/1927 d:10/05/1978 VETERAN WWII
BENNET,ANNA AMMA b:01/20/1900 d:02/07/1988
BENNET,J.A. b:00/00/1875 d:00/00/1950
BERRY,LUCILE b:00/00/1914 d:00/00/1933
BIBB,BERTHA E. b:00/00/1881 d:00/00/1961
BIBB,EVELYN V.PARROTT b:09/09/1901 d:07/15/1986
BIBB, Evelyn V.
Evelyn Bibb,84,of Throckmorton,died Tuesday in an Abilene hospital following a brief illness. Services were at 10a.m.Thursday at Merriman
Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev.Mike Schaffer officiating. Burial followed in Woodson Cemetery in Woodson. Born in Eliasville,she was a
homemaker and a member of the Methodist Church. Survivors include twodaughters, JOY LOW of Abilene and MARTHA CLIFFORD of Hobbs,
N.M.; two sons KENNITH BIBB of Rising Star and JERRY BIBB of Perryton;12 grandchildren;and 12 great-grandchildren.
BIBB,HENRY F. b:00/00/1871 d:00/00/1959
BIBB,MURRAY E. b:00/00/1901 d:00/00/1977
BIGGS,FRANKIE b:06/08/1891 d:06/14/1951
BIGGS,HARRIS SR. b:02/27/1906 d:02/04/1960
BIGGS,RUSTY b:01/19/1921 d:10/12/1951
BIGGS,SARAH W. b:05/10/1850 d:01/23/1929
BIGGS,W.B.SR. b:07/31/1877 d:10/17/1958
BIGGS,W.M. b:03/13/1855 d:11/06/1937
BLACKERBY,ALICE DORA b:04/18/1875 d:04/23/1960
BLACKERBY,ENOCH FRANKLIN b:04/28/1872 d:09/25/1944
BLACKERBY, Enoch Franklin"Dad"
Born April 28,1872,in Missouri.Died Sept.25,1944,Breckenridge,Texas age 72 years,4 months,27 days. Survived by his wife,ALICE DORA
BLACKERBY;one son,L.F.BLACKERBY of Breckenridge;one daughter MRS.MAMIE CHRISTIAN of Woodson;two brothers GEORGE
BLACKERBY of Duncan,Ok.,CHARLIE BLACKERBY of Crockett,Tx.;two sisters MRS.NANNIE BLACKERBY of Stanton and
MRS.MARY CHRISTIAN of Stanton;6 grandsons;one great-granddaughter.
BLACKERBY,GORMAN D. b:04/30/1922 d:09/07/1952 VETERAN WWII
BLACKERBY,HULDA MAE b:04/27/1902 d:05/18/1974
BLACKERBY, HULDA MAE
Sunday final rites were conducted in Melton Chapel of Memories for Mrs.
L.F.Blackerby,72. Jack Skidmore,minister of Williams Street Church of
Christ officiated. Interment followed in the Woodson Cemetery. Mrs.
Blackerby died at 12:30a.m. Saturday in Stephens Memorial Hospital
where she was admitted Wednesday. Born HULDA ALEXANDER,April 27,1902
in Cook County,she married LESTER F.BLACKERBY Nov.22,1920 in Knox City.
They moved to Breckenridge from Woodson in 1941.She was a member of
Williams Street Church of Christ. Survivors are her husband;five sons,
G.R.(PUNK)BLACKERBY of Breckenridge,BUCK BLACKERBY of Hobbs,N.M.,NEWT
BLACKERBY of Winters,FRANK BLACKERBY of Irving,and WAYNE BLACKERBY of
Ft.Carson,Colorado Springs,Colo.;four sisters,Mrs.LEROY MCMURTRAY of
Ft.Worth,Mrs.ED ROBINSON and Mrs.SAM JENNINGS both of Rule,and Mrs.W.A.
JACOBS of Vernon;two brothers,RICHARD ALEXANDER AND JACK ALEXANDER,
both of Rule;sixteen grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.A
son and a daughter preceded her in death.Pallbearers were B.B.SMITH,
BILL WYLIE,B.J.DITTO,RALPH KIMBLE,HILRIA WILLIAMS and DON CRENSHAW,JR.
BLACKERBY,LESTER F. b:05/17/1903 d:04/13/1980
BLAIR,JAMES S. b:05/01/1925 d:06/13/1999 VETERAN WWII
BLAIR, James S.
James S.Blair,74,died Sunday,June 13,1999 at Stephens Memorial
Hospital.Graveside services were at 2p.m. Tuesday at the Woodson
Cemetery with The Rev.Leo Brooks officiating,directed by
Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home. Mr.Blair was born on May 1,1925,in
Throckmorton. He married VERNELLE BLAIR on Feb.17,1946 in Breckenridge.
He moved to Breckenridge in 1965 from Throckmorton. He was a carpenter
for Baxley Manufacturing,a member of the Shelton Avenue Baptist Church,
and a U.S.Army Veteran of WWII.He is survived by his wife,VERNELL
BLAIR of Breckenridge;one daughter,JEANNE ZIMMERHANZEL of Allen;two
sons,JAMES A.BLAIR and J.W.BLAIR,both of Breckenridge;two sisters,NINA
BETH WARD of Stephenville and MELBA SHEWMAKE of California;one brother,
WILBURN F.BLAIR of Graham;three grandchildren and six
great-grandchildren.Memorials may be made to the American Cancer
Society,the American Heart Association,or to the donor's favorite
charity,and may be left at the funeral home.
BLAIR,M.Z. b:06/12/1917 d:02/27/1922
Son of JOHN H.AND TEXANNA WALKER BLAIR
BLEVINS, WILLIAM AMOS b:01/24/1927 d:02/20/1999 VETERAN WWII
Funeral services were held for Bill Blevins,a 72 year old Woodson
resident on Monday,February 22,10:00a.m. at the First Baptist Church
in Woodson with the Rev.Jimmy Stiles officiating. Burial was in the
Woodson Cemetery under the direction of Morehart Mortuary. Mr.Blevins
died Saturday in Woodson. wILLIAM AMOS BLEVINS was born in Oklahoma
City,OK. He attended school at Putman. He served in the U.S.Army
overseas. He worked in the oil fields of West Texas. Also he was
employed by Hexcel in Graham and retired from Hexcel after 20 years of
service. He married DEE MILLER in Breckenridge on June 23,1947. He was
a member of the First Baptist Church of Woodson. Survivors include two
sons, MARK BLEVINS of Woodson,RAYMOND BLEVINS,and wife CHRIS BLEVINS
of Decatur;one daughter,CHARLOTTE PENNINGTON and husband MICKEY of
Brazoria;one sister,MARJORIE SMITH from Oklahoma City,OK;six
grandchildren,JASON,MICHELLE,DUSTIN,NICOLE,AMY,and MISTY. He was
preceded in death by his wife DEE;his parents,and one brother. The
family requests that memorials be made to the First Baptist Church of
Woodson and Woodson Fire Department.Memorials may be left at Morehart
Mortuary. The family received friends in the Heritage room of Morehart
Mortuary on Sunday afternoon.
BLEVINS, WINONA DEE b:06/23/1929 d:02/06/1999
BLEVINS, Winona Dee
Funeral services for Winona Dee Blevins,a 69 year old Woodson resident
were held on Monday at 10a.m.at First Baptist Church in Woodson. The
Reverend James Stiles,pastor of the church officiated. Burial followed
in Woodson Cemetery under the direction of Morehart Mortuary. Mrs.
Blevins died Saturday,February 6,1999 after a courageous battle with
cancer since 1975. WINONA DEE BLEVINS was born on June 23,1929 in
Woodson. She attended school and lived most of her live in Woodson.
She married BILL BLEVINS on June 23,1947 in Breckenridge. She was a
member of First Baptist Church in Woodson.Survivors include her
husband BILL BLEVINS of Woodson;one daughter,CHARLOTTE PENNINGTON and
husband MICKEY of Brazoria;two sons,RAYMOND BLEVINS and wife CHRIS of
Decatur and MARK BLEVINS of Woodson;and six grandchildren,JASON,
MICHELLE,DUSTIN,NICOLE,AMY and MISTY. She was preceded in death by her
parents,IVAN and FLORENCE MILLER;one sister and one brother.The family
requests that memorials be made to The American Cancer Society
(Research)or the Woodson Fire Department.Memorials may be left at
BOUDREAUX,JUANITA NORTHCUTT b:10/22/1908 d:12/22/1986
BOYD,CORA E. b:00/00/1891 d:00/00/1923
BOYD,CORA MAE b:05/09/1938 d:11/15/1938
BOYD,INFANT b:00/00/1949 d:00/00/1949
BOYD,JANICE b:12/09/1950 d:03/09/1951
BOYD,JUDITH b:12/09/1950 d:04/27/1951
BOYD,MURRIE b:02/09/1918 d:04/15/1928
BOYD, RONNIE b:03/04/1956 d:07/09/2002
Ronnie Boyd,age 46,died July 9,2002 in Providence,Alaska Medical
Center.At the time of his death he resided in Coopers Landing,Alaska.
Memorial Services were held July 28,2002 at 2p.m.at the Woodson
Cemetery under the direction of Merriman-Archer Funeral Home with the
Rev.Joel Sanders of Necessity,Tx. officiating. Ronnie was born in
Graham,Texas on March 4,1956. He resided in Breckenridge and was a
truck driver before moving to Alaska in oct.1999. Survivors include
his mother,GERRY BEATY of Woodson;his father,WADE BOYD of Woodson;one
son,ROWDY BOYD of Woodson;six sisters,GLORIA HURFORD and KAREN BOLAND
of Woodson,DIXIE MITCHELL of Olney,DELORES MAHAN of Mineral Wells,
JANIE VAUGHN of Conroe,and SARA SAVAGE of Mineral Wells;three brothers,
ROY MCGOUGH of Seymour,CORKY MITCHELL of Weatherford and JERRY
MITCHELL of Mineral Wells.
BOYD, WILLIAM D. b:00/00/1871 d:00/00/1948
BOYD, WILLIAM DOUGLAS, JR. b:05/18/1912 d:06/21/1988
BOYD, William Douglas, Jr.
Services for William Douglas Boyd,Jr.,76 of the Crystal Falls
community were at 10a.m.Thursday at the First Christian Church with
the Rev.Charles Hamilton,pastor officiating,directed by Melton Funeral
Home.He died Tuesday,June 21,1988,at his residence. Born in Stephens
County,he lived in Graham,and moved to Crystal Falls in 1958. He
received his bachelor's degree from Texas Tech University and a
master's degree from North Texas State University. He married MAXINE Z.
FOSTER,Sept.29,1934,in Sanger.He was a rancher and former
superintendent for the Woodson Public Schools and taught school in
Graham for two years. A member of the American Association of Retired
Persons,he was a former member and past president of the Farm Bureau
board of directors,a former member of the Farmers Home Administration
and the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service. He was an
elder emeritus of the First Christian Church of Breckenridge.Survivors
include his wife of Crystal Falls;two daughters,NANCY HOFSTETTER of
Landsdale,PA.,and BRENDA BAKER of Tyler;two sons,KEITH BOYD of Woodson
and DR.CRAIG BOYD of Euless;a brother,WADE BOYD of Woodson;five
grandchildren;and two great-grandchildren.Pallbearers were BILL
EVANOFF,G.R.BLACKERBY,QUINCY CORBETT,JACK COX SR.,BILLY SAM FAMBRO,
CHAN KING,R.L.ROMINGER and NAP THOMAS.Memorials may be made to the W.D.
BOYD Memorial Fund at the First Christian and may be left at Melton
BOYD,WYNNE b:00/00/1923 d:00/00/1923
BOYLES, JOHN LESLIE "COACH" b:04/09/1936 d:12/14/2001
BOYLES, John Leslie"Coach"
John Leslie"Coach"Boyles,65,a retired coach and teacher,died Friday,
Dec.14,2001,at Palo Pinto General Hospital.Funeral services were held
at 1:30p.m. Monday at White's Funeral Home Chapel in Mineral Wells.
Burial was held at Woodson Cemetery in Woodson.John was born April 9,
1936,in Peacock to L.L.and BELLE W.BOYLES. He was reared in the shadow
of the double mountains in Stonewall County. He attended school in
Lueders and Aspermont and graduated from Aspermont High School in 1954.
He married the love of his life,ANN ODOM,on Dec.2,1956,in Canyon. He
began his college career at West Texas State College and graduated
from Hardin Simmons University in Abilene with a Bachelor's Degree in
history. With God by his side he began shaping young minds by doing
what he loved the most,and that was to coach and teach. He began his
long career coaching in Benjamin,Bronte,Abilene,Wylie,Ft.Stockton,
Woodson,Millsap,Castleberry and Mineral Wells Independent School
Districts.Coach Boyles was voted Coach of the Year in 1974 by the
Abilene Reporter News. He was a member of the Lions Club in Ft.
Stockton. He was instrumental in helping send children of Ft.Stockton
to the crippled children's camps each year. John's greatest loves were
his family,and football. He received his Master's of Education from
Tarleton State University in 1979. He retired from coaching and
teaching in 1990 and began his labor of love,which was making things
for his family and friends.God blessed him with four daughters,his own
cheering squad while he coached. Mr.Boyles is survived by his wife of
56 years,ANN BOYLES;daughters and sons-in-law,CRISANN and her husband
DEWEY WOODWARD of Breckenridge,KELLY and her husband MIKE ROKUS of
Weatherford,JOHNNA and her husband MARK ALBIN of Mineral Wells,and
TYSHANN and her husband CRAIG MASSEY of Mineral Wells;11 grandchildren;
five great-grandchildren;his mother,BELLE BOYLES of Aspermont;a sister,
LANELL KIGHT of Knox City;sisters-in-law,brothers-in-law and numerous
BRADFORD, LAURA FAY b:10/11/1913 d:09/29/2003
BRADFORD, Laura Fay Bartlett
Laura Fay Bartlett Bradford,89,a former Breckenridge resident,died
Monday,Sept.29,2003,at her daughter's home in Durant,Okla. Funeral
services will be at 10:30a.m.today,Oct.1,at Morehart Mortuary Chapel
with Charles West officiating.Burial will follow in the Woodson
Cemetery under the direction of Morehart Mortuary. Bradford was born
Oct.11,1913,in Mineral Wells to JAMES BARTLETT and LAURA BELL CASON.
She grew up in Breckenridge and worked as a bookkeeper.She married O.E.
BRADFORD,Oct.15,1932. He preceded her in death Feb.11,1981.Bradford
also was preceded in death by her parents. She was a devoted wife,
mother,grandmother,and great-grandmother. Bradford is survived by her
daughter,LINDA FAY and husband DARYL RIDGEWAY of Oklahoma;three
grandchildren,LAURA PILGRIM and ALICIA SAMPSON both of Oklahoma,and
ROBERT RIDGEWAY of Dennison;three great-grandchildren,SHAYLA PILGRIM,
SARAH SAMPSON and EASON SAMPSON. Memorial gifts may be made to the
Stephens County Cancer Society and may be left at Morehart Mortuary.
BRADFORD,O.E. b:10/02/1912 d:02/11/1981 VETERAN WWII
BRADLEY, IZORA b:07/19,1095 d:10/24/1990
Izora Bradley was born July 19,1905 in Necessity,Texas.She passed away
Wednesday,October 24,1990 in Graham,Texas at the age of 85 years.
Services will be held Friday,October 26,1990 at First Baptist Church
in Woodson.The Rev.Rick Mitchell will officiate,with burial at Woodson
Cemetery.She married WALTER L.BRADLEY,January 2,1924 in Throckmorton.
He preceded her in death on December 25,1961. She was also preceded in
death by a son,RANDALL,in 1975. Mrs.Bradley was a member of the First
Baptist Church in Woodson.Survivors include;two daughters,NOVELLA
GILBREATH and ROZELLA BRADLEY;two sisters,LEORA ALLISON,and LORENE
OLIVER;two brothers,MARVIN HERRINGTON and J.B.HERRINGTON.Pallbearers
will be BUBBY SPEARS,BRAD WHITAKER,MARK BLEVINS,JOE MONTANA,GARY HAGEL,
and TRACY ELLISTON.
BRADLEY,JOHN L. b:00/00/1855 d:00/00/1938
BRADLEY,MANDY J. b:00/00/1861 d:00/00/1926
BRADLEY, RANDELL ELBERT b:01/25/1927 d:07/19/1975
BRADLEY, Randell Elbert
A 48 year old Throckmorton County man died after a shooting about
6:30p.m.Saturday at his farm five miles east of Woodson.Randall Elbert
Bradley was pronounced dead by Justice of the Peace Joe Ed Thompson of
Throckmorton.Officers of the Highway Patrol,the Throckmorton County
Sheriff's Office and Dist.Atty.Royce Adkins of Haskell investigated.An
Autopsy report is expected Monday. A Woodson man,ELLIS A.HAMILTON,was
arrested in connection with the shooting and charged with murder.No
bond has been set.Services for Mr.Bradley will at at 3p.m.Monday at
First Baptist Church of Woodson.The Rev.Charles West pastor will
officate. Burial will be in Woodson Cemetery,directed by Merriman
Funeral Home. Born Jan.25,1927,in Woodson,he was a farmer and an oil
pumper. Survivors include his mother,Mrs.WALTER BRADLEY of Woodson;and
two sisters,Miss ROZELLA BRADLEY of Woodson and Mrs.NOVELLA GILBREATH
of Coleman.Pallbearers will be M.O.WEBB,OTIS HIBBITTS,MILTON CROOK,
RALPH BOLAND,SID GILBREATH,LEWIS PARROTT,AND TRAVIS BOWSER.
BRADLEY,WALTER L. b:05/31/1891 d:12/25/1961
BRANTLEY,BABY b:10/07/1942 d:10/07/1942
BRANTLEY, CARLOS WILEY b:10/06/1918 d:08/11/1992 VETERAN WWII
BRANTLEY, Carlos W.
Carlos W.Brantley,age 73,died Tuesday,August 11,1992,at Methodist
Hospital in Houston. Graveside services were held at 2.pm.Friday,
August 14,1992,at the Woodson Cemetery,with Neal Logan officiating,
directed by Melton Funeral Home. He was born October 6,1918 in Woodson.
He moved to Baytown in 1971 from Stanton. He was the owner of a
trucker company,a member of the Bayshore Baptist Church in LaPorte and
a U.S.Army veteran of World War II. He is survived by his wife,COLLEEN
BRANTLEY of Baytown;one daughter and son-in-law,SHARON and DARRYL
HENICKE of Baytown;three sons and daughters-in-law,LONNIE and CARMEN
BRANTLEY of Baytown,JIMMY and PAT BRANTLEY of Odessa and RODNEY and
BECKY BRANTLEY of Madisonville;one sister,LUCILLE ODELL of Woodson;one
brother and sister-in-law,HAROLD and LILLIAN BRANTLEY of Stanton;ten
grandchildren;five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by
one son,DARRILL WAYNE BRANTLEY,two brothers,HENRY and JUAN L.BRANTLEY
and by his parents,LLOYD and OLLIE BRANTLEY.
BRANTLEY,DARRILL WAYNE b:06/23/1947 d:02/12/1969
BRANTLEY,ELLEN b:02/17/1916 d:08/04/1916
BRANTLEY,JUAN L."RED" b:10/25/1928 d:06/29/1961
BRANTLEY, LLOYD b:02/27/1888 d:02/23/1975
Services for Lloyd Brantley of Woodson,retired carpenter,were held at
3p.m.Tuesday in First Christian Church in Woodson.Mr.Brantley,87,died
at 9:45p.m. Sunday in Hamilton Hospital in Olney after a brief illness.
The Rev.Dr.Bill Boswell,pastor of First Christian Church in Brady,and
the Rev.Bob Case,pastor of First Christian Church of Woodson
officiated. Burial was in Woodson Cemetery.Mr.Brantley was born Feb.27,
1888,in Callahan County. He married OLLIE D.JONES on Dec.21,1910 in
Callahan County and they moved to Woodson in 1912. He was a member of
the First Christian Church. Mr.Brantley is survived by his wife;a
daughter,Mrs.J.T.O'DELL of Woodson;three sons,HAROLD BRANTLEY of
Stanton,HENRY BRANTLEY of Wickett and CARLOS BRANTLEY of Baytown;a
sister,Mrs.MARY STAFFORD;12 grandchildren;22 great-grandchildren;and
two great-great-grandchildren.A son and a daughter preceded him in
death.Grandsons served as pallbearers.
BRANTLEY, OLLIE b:06/07/1892 d:12/02/1977
BRAZELL, GERALDEAN MATTIE"JERRY" b:08/04/1920 d:02/03/2005
BRAZELL, Geraldean Mattie "Jerry"
Geraldean Mattie(Jerry)Brazell,age 84,died Thursday,February 3,2005 at
Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene,Texas.Funeral services were held
Saturday,February 5,2005 at 2p.m.at the First Baptist Church in Woodson
with the Rev.Jimmy Stiles officiating. Interment was in the Woodson
Cemetery under the direction of Merriman-Archer Funeral Home of
Throckmorton. Jerry was born August 4,1920 in Aubrey,Texas to WILLIAM
MORGAN(SHORTY)and UNA MAUDE(DILLION)BRAZELL.Jerry grew up in Woodson.
She worked in Ft.Worth in the 1940's at General Dynamics for five years
and Superior Standard in Fort Worth for 18 years as a welder. Jerry
moved back to Woodson in the 1960's to take care of her mother after
her dad's death. Jerry worked in Breckenridge for Riblet as a cutter
and at R.E.Dye Manufacturing. Jerry worked for the Woodson Schools for
nine years as a bus driver and in maintenance.Jerry had many friends in
Woodson and Breckenridge. She was a member of the Baptist Church. She
was preceded in death by her parents,a brother and sister-in-law,R.W.
and ANN HOWARD,and a sister and brother-in-law,VEDA and FRED SORELLE.
Jerry is survived by a niece,LOUNELL DILLINGHAM and DON of
Breckenridge;a nephew JACK HOWARD and DIANA of Breckenridge;and
numerous other nieces and nephews.
BRAZELL,UNA MAUD b:00/00/1892 d:00/00/1980
BRAZELL,WILLIAM M."SHORTY" b:00/00/1882 d:10/20/1962
BREEDEN,MARGIE CRAVER b:00/00/1923 d:00/00/1960
BROCKMAN,JOHN THOMAS b:06/24/1857 d:04/10/1912
BROCKMAN,LUDIE G."JINKS" b:11/05/1901 d:10/13/1978
BROCKMAN,LULAH L.TRIMBLE b:06/13/1865 d:01/03/1913
BROCKMAN,NANNIE BELL b:09/12/1912 d:08/31/1940
BROWN,A.J. b:03/04/1845 d:12/19/1916
BROWN, DANIEL BOLIVER, SR. b:11/24/1883 d:03/06/1960
BROWN, Daniel Boliver
Daniel Boliver Brown,76,died Thursday at 12:30p.m.in Stephens Memorial
Hospital.In Failing health for five months,Mr.Brown had been
hospitalized for a week with pneumonia.He was a retired farmer. Mr.
Brown was born Nov.24,1883 in DeLeon. In 1906 he married MYTRLE WHITE
in Breckenridge and the couple lived in DeLeon until 1925 when they
moved to Woodson. The family moved to Breckenridge in 1941. Mr.Brown
was a member of the Church of Christ.Funeral will be held Saturday at
3p.m.in Woodson Gymnasium with Robert Oglesby,minister of the Church
of Christ in Breckenridge,officiating assisted by George Sullivan,
minister of the Woodson Church of Christ.Burial will be in Woodson
Cemetery under the direction of Melton Funeral Home.Grandsons and
nephews will be pallbearers.Suvivors include his wife;one daughter,Mrs.
B.E.WILLINGHAM of Woodson;seven sons,WALTER of Breckenridge,D.B.JR.,
KENNETH,and NEISH of Fort Worth,CORBETT of Eastland,ROBERT of Orange,
and J.T.of Hope,Ark.;one brother,BOONE of Waco,and two sisters,Mrs.W.M.
GLEASON of Waco and Mrs.JESS LEWIS of Oklahoma;19 grandchildren and 21
BROWN,EDGAR C. b:01/09/1921 d:08/01/1935
BROWN,FANNIE POWELL b:06/26/1887 d:04/10/1930
BROWN, FAYLA ALLISON b:01/10/1914 d:11/26/1985
Fayla Brown,71,of Breckenridge died Tuesday at Stephens Memorial
Hospital in Breckenridge. Services will be at 2p.m.Friday at Melton
Funeral Home in Breckenridge. Jim Cox,pastor of the Elliott Street
Church of Christ in Breckenridge,will officiate. Burial will be at
Woodson Cemetery in Woodson,north of Breckenridge. Born FAYLA ALLISON
Jan.10,1914 in Woodson,she married JUDE BROWN in June 1935 in Wayland.
She moved to Breckenridge in 1943 from Woodson. She was a member and
former secretary of the Elliott Street Church of Christ. Her husband
died November,1940. Survivors include two daughters,JUDY HALL of
Abilene and CELIA MCWILLIAMS of Breckenridge;a sister,GLYNN WILEY of
Kilgore;a brother,CARL ALLISON of Woodson;seven grandchildren;and 12
great-grandchildren.Pallbearers will be deacons of the church,RANDY
HOWELL,TOMMY WOLFE,VIC VERETT,MIKE COX,FLOYD LEDBETTER and PHIL DYE.
Honorary pallbearers will be elders of the church,J.L.ANDERSON,J.B.
BRANNAN,RICHARDWOOD,JIMMY DYE and ED ROGERS.
BROWN,JOHN FREDERICK b:02/02/1926 d:06/07/1932
BROWN,JULIUS C."JUDE" b:02/21/1914 d:11/20/1940
BROWN,MARTHA LOUISE HUNT b:02/22/1884 d:06/26/1952
BROWN, MYRTLE IRENE b:07/27/1891 d:07/31/1985
Myrtle Ilene Brown,94,died 2:08a.m.Wednesday at Stephens Memorial
Hospital after a lengthy illness. Services will be 2p.m.Friday at the
Elliott Street Church of Christ with Jim Cox, minister of the Elliott
Street Church of Christ, officiating. Burial will be in the Woodson
Cemetery,directed by Melton Funeral Home. Born MYRTLE ILENE WHITE July
27,1891,in Breckenridge,she was married to DANIEL BOLIVER BROWN in
1904 in Stephens County. He died in 1960. She lived in Woodson and
Breckenridge all her life. She was a housewife and member of the
Elliott Street Church of Christ.Survivors include one daughter, LENA
WILLINGHAM of Breckenridge; five sons, D.B.BROWN of Colleyville, CORBETT
BROWN of Eastland,WALTER BROWN of Garland,KENNETH BROWN of Mineral
Wells and NEISH BROWN of Celburne;17 grandchildren, including a
granddaughter THEDA GRACE STRICKLAND,whom she raised;33
great-grandchildren and 32 great-great-grandchildren. Grandsons will be
BROWN,SILAS b:03/14/1911 d:11/30/2000
Silas Brown,89,died Thursday,Nov.30,2000,at a Throckmorton hospital.
Funeral services will be at 3p.m.Sunday at the Melton Kitchens Funeral
Home Chapel of Memories with Jimmy Stiles officiating. Burial will be
in the Woodson Cemetery directed by Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home. He
was born on March 14,1911,in Breckenridge. He married VIRGIE MAE WHITE
on Aug.10,1933 in Breckenridge.She preceded him in death on July 8,
1999. He had been a longtime Woodson resident.He was a heavy equipment
operator, having worked in the oil field and for Throckmorton County. He
was a Baptist. Mr.Brown is survived by two daughters, DELORES PEACOCK
and MARTHA BROWN,both of Woodson;two sons, ED BROWN of Woodson and
GERALD BROWN of Abilene; two sisters,SYBIL ANTHONY of Breckenridge and
VIVIAN LEO of Odessa;two brothers,MOODY BROWN of Hurst and GEORGE
BROWN of Stephenville;six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be DANNY BROWN,EDDIE BROWN,TOMMIE BROWN,PRESTON
PEACOCK,DENNIS PEACOCK and BOBBY REEVES. Honorary pallbearers will be
CHARLES COLLINS,L.B.ATKINSON,BOBBY HARRIS,ROY BURL OLIVER,BILLY OLIVER
BROWN, VIRGIE MAE WHITE b:06/26/1912 d:07/08/1999
BROWN, Virgie Mae
Virgie Mae Brown,87,died Thursday,July 8,1999,at a Throckmorton
hospital. Funeral services will be at 10a.m.Saturday at the
Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with the Reverend
Jimmy Styles officiating. Burial will be in the Woodson Cemetery
directed by Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home in Breckenidge. She was born
VIRGIE MAE WHITE on June 26,1912 in Hasse County,Texas. She was
married to SILAS BROWN on August 10,1933,in Breckenridge. She has been
a lifetime Woodson resident,and worked at the Throckmorton hospital,
retiring in 1971.She was a member of First Baptist Church. Mrs.Brown
is survived by her husband,SILAS BROWN of Woodson;two daughters,
DELORES PEACOCK and MARTHA BROWN,both of Woodson;two sons,ED"RED"BROWN
of Woodson and GERALD BROWN of Graham;six grandchildren and seven
great-grandchildren.Pallbearers will be W.E.HARPER,BOBBY REEVES,
DENNIS PEACOCK,EDDIE BROWN,TOMMIE BROWN,and PRESTON PEACOCK.Honorary
pallbearers will be CHARLES COLLINS,TRACY ELLISTON,L.B.ATKINSON and
BROWN,WILLIAM MITCHELL b:03/07/1872 d:09/09/1950
BROYLES,ERMINE RUTH b:00/00/0000 d:00/00/0000
BROYLES,ROBERT b:00/00/0000 d:00/00/0000
BROYLES, THOMAS WILLIAM WOOD b:01/24/1906 d:03/05/2001
BROYLES, Thomas William Wood
Thomas William Wood Broyles,95,beloved husband,father,grandfather,and
great-grandfather,died Monday,March 5,2001,at his home in Weatherford.
Funeral services were at 10a.m.Thursday at Central Christian Church in
Weatherford under the direction of White's Funeral Home in Weatherford.
Burial was in a private cemetery in Woodson. Mr.Broyles was born on a
ranch in Shackelford County on Jan.24,1906. On March 6,1939,he married
MARY ALVIS LILLY. From 1946-1969,he was a successful lumberyard
manager in Cisco,Woodson and Breckenridge,and worked for the
Breckenridge Lumber Co.from 1969 until his retirement in 1978. He is
still remembered fondly there by former co-workers.After moving to
Weatherford in 1980,Mr.Broyles joined Central Christian Church. In his
spare time,he pursued his love of fossil hunting and collecting and
creating beautiful handmade wood and stained-glass projects still
cherished by friends and family. Mr.Broyles is survived by his wife,
MARY ALVIS LILLY BROYLES of Weatherford;two sons,TOM BROYLES and his
wife BEVERELY of Burleson and WAYNE BROYLES and his wife DEWLENE of
Weatherford;one daughter,CHLOE BROYLES BEAR and her husband JIM of St.
Louis,Mo.;one brother,J.D.BROYLES and his wife THELMA;six
grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by
his parents,WINN and RACHEL BROYLES;and a brother,JACK BROYLES.
Memorials may be made to the Central Christian Church Building Fund in
BUFKIN, BERNA DENE b:11/07/1922 d:12/13/1994
BUFKIN, Berna Dene
Berna Dene Bufkin,age 72,died Tuesday,Dec.13,1994,at her residence in
Woodson.Funeral service was at 2p.m.Thursday,Dec.15,at the Melton
Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with Rev.Jerry Speer officiating.
Burial was in the Woodson Cemetery,directed by Melton Funeral Home in
Breckenridge. She was born on Nov.7,1922 in Throckmorton. She married
HARRY ALFORD BUFKIN on Sept.13,1942 in Woodson.She moved to Woodson in
1980 from Fort Worth. She was a homemaker and member of the First
Baptist Church.Survivors include her husband,H.A.BUFKIN of Woodson;two
daughters,CORNELIA ANN BREWER of Grandbury and NANCY JANE MOOMAW of
Killeen;two sisters,ABBIE MAY SANDERS of Woodson and JERRY WOOD of
Houston;and five grandchildren.She was preceded in death by one son,
DAVID ALFORD BUFKIN and one brother,GUY STUBBLEFIELD. Pallbearers were
MILLER TUTTLE,ELTON CAMPBELL,RAY DICKIE,SANFORD BARNER,MARTY VANEKAMP
and BRAD WHITAKER.
BUFKIN,BERNICE b:08/29/1904 d:11/09/1973
BUFKIN,CORNELIA MOORE b:04/17/1868 d:10/27/1927
BUFKIN, DAVID ALFORD b:03/16/1955 d:06/03/1971
BUFKIN, David A.
David A.Bufkin,son of Mr.and Mrs.HARRY A.BUFKIN of Fort Worth and
Crystal Falls,was drowned in Lake Benbrook,Thursday,June 3,1971,while
swimming.He was buried in the Woodson Cemetery.David was the grandson
of Mrs.ESSIE BUFKIN of Throckmorton and Mrs.MARY STUBBLEFIELD of
Woodson. He is survived by his parents,two sisters and a host of
relatives and friends.
BUFKIN, ESSIE MAE b:05/19/1899 d:06/23/1996
BUFKIN, Essie Mae
Essie Mae Bufkin died June 23,1996 in the Olney Health Center in Olney,
Texas at the age of 97 years,one month,and four days. Services were
Wednesday,June 26,1996 at 2p.m. at Merriman-Archer Funeral Chapel
with Rev.Derrell Marion of Graham officiating.Interment was in Woodson
Cemetery under the direction of Merriman-Archer Funeral Home of
Throckmorton. She was born in Atlanta,GA.,on May 19,1899. She and
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN BUFKIN were married February 22,1916 in Lott,Texas.
Mr.Bufkin preceded her in death Nov.1963.Mrs.Bufkin moved from Andrews,
Texas to Woodson in 1931 and lived there until 1940.She moved back to
Throckmorton Co.in 1950.Mrs.Bufkin was a homemaker and a member of the
Church of Christ.She was also preceded in death by one daughter,
VERNELL ALLISON and one son,BENJAMIN FRANKLIN BUFKIN. Survivors
include;two daughters,WYOLENE GRAY of Olney,and DOROTHY WHITAKER of
Throckmorton;one son,HARRY BUFKIN of Woodson;18 grandchildren;35
great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren.
BUFKIN,WILLIAM ALFORD b:08/21/1867 d:02/25/1944
BUFKIN,WILLIAM FRED b:02/18/1894 d:00/00/1985
CAGLE,JOSEPH BENSON b:12/11/1893 d:06/05/1966 VETERAN WWI
CAGLE, ROSA JANE HAMILTON b:09/19/1898 d:06/12/2001
CAGLE, Rosa Jane
Rosa Jane Cagel,102,a former Woodson resident, died Tuesday, June 12,
2001 in a Grand Prairie Nursing Center. Graveside services were held
at 11a.m. Friday at the Woodson Cemetery with Dr.Howard Daniel
officiating, directed by Melton-Kitchen Funeral Home. She was born Sept.
19,1898,in Murray. She married JOSEPH BENSON CAGLE in 1921 in New
Castle. He preceded her in death on June 5,1966. She moved to Grand
Prairie from Woodson in 1982. She was a member of the Fairview Baptist
Church in Grand Prairie and was a homemaker and seamstress. Mrs.Cagle
is survived by one daughter,JO and her husband JIM WHITE of Grand
Prairie;one son,LEROY CAGLE and his wife WANDA of Grand Prairie;nine
grandchildren;16 great-grandchildren;and one great-great-grandchild.
CAIN,MARY b:02/06/1874 d:12/13/1950
CALLAHAN,ALBERT BRUCE b:06/02/1884 d:07/04/1957
CALLAHAN,BESSIE b:06/13/1878 d:06/30/1921
CALLAHAN,WILLIAM F. b:01/09/1928 d:02/17/1946
CALLAHAN,WOOD b:02/10/1909 d:02/10/1909
CAMP,ELVA M. b:10/20/1920 d:12/24/1922
CAMP,JOHN XENOPHAN b:04/12/1885 d:09/01/1966
CAMP,MARY JANE b:05/16/1901 d:07/13/1974
CANTWELL,LITTLE JIM b:09/05/1912 d:02/05/1913
CANTWELL,MRS.BERTHA b:01/27/1892 d:03/08/1920
CANUTESON, ALBERT "RED" b:02/10/1909 d:01/13/1975
Funeral services for Albert Canuteson,65,were to be held today at
11a.m. at Melton Funeral Chapel of Memories. Mr.Canuteson died at
2:20p.m.Monday in Throckmorton County Hospital where he was admitted
Friday. Jimmy Cox,minister of the Elliott Street Church of Christ,was
to officate. Burial was to be in Woodson Cemetery. Born ALBERT MOORE
CANUTESON Feb.10,1909,in Clifton,he married NELLIE WALKER in 1931 in
Woodson. He came to Breckenridge in July 1974 from Woodson.He was a
swamper for J.E.Cox Trucking and retired in 1960. Mr.Canuteson worked
as ranch foreman for Ross Sloan on the Portwood Ranch near Seymour and
Olney. He is survived by his wife of Breckenridge;one daughter,Mrs.
ELTON BROWN of Breckenridge;one son,FLOYD CANUTESON of Woodson;one
half sister,Mrs.MARY SPARKS of Cleburne;one half brother,ARTHUR MONEY
of Fort Worth;five grandchildren;and two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were to be BILL SANDERS,R.B.MATHIEWS,SILAS BROWN,WADE BOYD,
SCOTT ROBINSON and ALLIE REAMY.
CANUTESON, FLOYD DENNIS b:01/06/1935 d:08/08/1988
CANUTESON, Floyd D.
Funeral services for Floyd D.Canuteson,a 53 year old Breckenridge
resident,will be held today at 10a.m. at Morehart Mortuary,David
Kelley,minister of the Westworth Church of Christ in Fort Worth will
officiate,assisted by Jeff Childress minister of the Jeanette Street
Church of Christ. Burial will be in Woodson Cemetery under the
direction of Morehart Mortuary. Mr.Canuteson died Monday,Aug.8.1988,in
Vernon.He was born Jan.6,1935,in Lusk and attended schools in Woodson.
A heavy duty equipment operator,he married LORI SMITH in Breckenridge,
Dec.8,1984. He was a member of the Church of Christ.Survivors include
his wife;LORI CANUTESON of Breckenridge;three sons,RANDY,MARK and
STEVIE,all of Illinois;a stepson JOHN POWER of Breckenridge;a
stepdaughter,ROBIN POWER of Breckenridge;one sister,JACKIE BROWN of
Breckenridge;and three granddaughters.He was preceded in death by his
parents.Pallbearers will be FRANK ATKINSON,J.B.ATKINSON,L.B.ATKINSON,
RONNIE BORDELON,BILL DENDY and HOLLIS KARL.Honorary pallbearers will
be DALE BROWN,LLOYD GRAY,MANUEL HARVEY,HENRY KNIGHT and GARY LANGFORD.
CANUTESON, WANDA DELL BEVER b:06/18/1927 d:05/05/1982
(obit) note:unmarked grave.Buried next to(south of)Ruth Garner
Mrs.Floyd Canuteson,54,of Breckenridge,died at 11:10a.m.Wednesday at
Stephens Memorial Hospital after a long illness.Services will be at
2p.m. Friday at Melton Funeral Home.The Rev.Jim Riggins of North Park
Baptist Church will officiate.Burial will be at Woodson Cemetery.Born
WANDA DELL BEAVER,June 18,1927,in Graham,she married FLOYD CANUTESON,
May 16,1975 at New Castle. They moved to Breckenridge in 1972 from
Graham.She was a housewife and a Baptist.Survivors include her husband;
a daughter,TERESSA RETAN of Montana;a son,DWAYNE RICHARDSON of Graham;
a sister,CLAUDETTE LASATER of Graham;a stepbrother,LEWIS BLUE of
Graham;her mother,MARTHA BLUE of Wichita Falls;and a grandchild.
CARPENTER,ALICE b:12/20/1925 d:02/01/2003
Alice Carpenter,age 77,died Saturday,February 1,2003 at the United
Regional Health Care System in Wichita Falls,Texas.Graveside services
were held Tuesday,February 4,2003 in the Woodson Cemetery in Woodson.
Dorman Holub,of Eastside Church of Christ in Graham officiated.Burial
and services were the direction of Merriman-Archer Funeral Home in
Throckmorton.Alice was born to GEORGE WASHINGTON and ESTHER(DOAN)
ELLISTON in Woodson.She attended school in the Titus community until
1938 and graduated from Woodson High School in 1942. She married GRADY
POWELL CARPENTER on February 6,1947 in Graham. She worked for Fort
Worth National Bank and Woodson State Bank before going to work for
Southwest Bank in Wichita Falls as a bookkeeper,working there from
1963 to 1975.Alice was a member of the Church of Christ.She was
preceded in death by her parents,two brothers,JAMES ELLISTON on Feb.5,
1993 and PETE ELLISTON on Nov.6,2002. Survivors include her husband,
GRADY POWELL CARPENTER of Iowa Park;daughter,PATRICIA ALICE HALLUM of
Azle;son,MICHAEL FENTON CARPENTER of Wichita Falls;sister,MATTIE
LITTLE of Iowa Park;2 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
CARPENTER,CORA MAE b:09/19/1890 d:11/11/1992
CARPENTER, Cora May
Cora May Carpenter died Wednesday,November 11,1992 in Throckmorton at
the age of 102 years,1 month and 23 days. Cora was born September 19,
1890 in Indian Territory,Oklahoma,to Mr.and Mrs.JAMES M.MOBLEY. She
moved to Throckmorton County from New Mexico in 1907. She was a
cafeteria worker in the public schools and a member of the Woodson
Church of Christ.She married BEN PRICE on November 20,1908 and he
preceded her in death,January 2,1937. She married GRADY CARPENTER and
he preceded her in death November 22,1948. She was also preceded in
death by three sons;JACK PRICE,PETE PRICE and ELWOOD PRICE. Survivors
include;two daughters,IDA NELL ODELL of Midlothian,ETHELENE CRARY of
Taso,N.M.;one brother,OBERT MOBLEY of Abilene;eight grandchildren;
twenty-two great-grandchildren;and eight great-great-grandchildren.
Services were held Friday,November 13,1992 at 11:00a.m.at
Merriman-Archer Funeral Chapel with Tom Geer,Church of Christ
minister of Abilene,officiating. Interment was in Woodson Cemetery.
Pallbearers were TRACY ELLISTON,WALTER TIMMONS,MONTIE PRICE,LANNY
PRICE,JOHN CLARK and ROBERT MCCAUSTION.
CARPENTER,GRADY F. b:03/05/1891 d:11/22/1948
CARRIGAN,MYRA JONES b:01/09/1900 d:10/16/1956
CASEY,LULA b:11/06/1902 d:10/23/1916
note:sandstone headstone,very worn and broke in half
CASTLEBERRY,J.HAROLD b:02/01/1917 d:01/03/1990
J.Harold Castleberry,72,former Albany mayor,died Wednesday,January 3,
1990,at his home in Albany. Services were held at 1:30p.m. Friday,
January 5,1990,at Trinity Episcopal Church with the Rev.Jon Stasney
officiating.directed by Godfrey Funeral Home.Interment was in Woodson
Cemetery. Born February 1,1917,in Albany,he married SCOTTIE GILBERT,
April 12,1941,in Abilene. He graduated from Albany High School,Texas
A&M University and the Landig College of Mortuary Science. A 50 year
Mason,he was a member of the Albany Masonic Lodge No.482,the Scottish
Rite and Maslah Temple in Fort Worth. He was a former chairman of the
Shackleford Hospital board,former Albany mayor and a lay reader at
Trinity Episcopal Church for 27 years.Survivors include his wife,
SCOTTIE GILBERT CASTLEBERRY of Albany;two daughters,JUDY MILLER of
Dallas and PAT EVERETT of Breckenridge;a brother,MACK CASTLEBERRY of
Sherman;and six grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the Scottish
Rite Hospital,222 Welborn,Dallas.
CHAMBERS,EULA STUBBLEFIELD b:12/14/1900 d:12/28/1991
CHESHIRE,BARBARA KATE NEGY b:11/04/1924 d:08/01/1975
note:Memorial marker."Buried in Arlington,Tx."
CHICK,MARY E. b:07/19/1890 d:01/16/1974
CHICK,ROY CLAYTON b:03/09/1924 d:04/17/1945 6th Marines
CHICK,WILLIAM A. b:09/19/1881 d:05/12/1955 VETERAN WWI
CHILDERS,L.H. b:03/31/1883 d:04/23/0000
CHILTON,ANNA DICKIE NEGY b:01/30/1929 d:05/28/2004
note:inscription on headstone:Buried in Stephenville,Texas
CHRISTIAN,DOY LYNN b:06/03/1938 d:08/29/1983
Services for Doy Christian,46,of Breckenridge were conducted Wednesday
at 2p.m. at Adkins-Satterwhite Funeral Home.He died Monday morning at
Hendrick Medical Center following a long illness.David Kelly,Jeanette
Street Church of Christ minister,officiated. Burial was in Woodson
Cemetery in Woodson. Born in Woodson on June 3,1937,he had lived in
Woodson and Breckenridge all of his life.He married CECILE NOLTE May
18,1975,in Fort Worth and was employed as a roustabout and ranch-hand.
Survivors include his wife;his mother,VIOLA CHRISTIAN of Breckenridge;
a son,VICKY JOE;four stepsons,DANNY RAY SZOKE,DRU EWING,MARK EWING,all
of the home,and TIM FOUST of Fort Worth;two daughters,SHERRY LYNN and
KAREN ANN,both of the home;three stepdaughters,SHERRY STULZ of the
home,JUDY COLE of Fort Worth and SUE PAYNE of Mineral Wells;a brother,
VERNON MAURICE CHRISTIAN of College Station;three sisters,SHARON GILL
of Odessa,UVEILA DICKSON of Gordon and NELLA PEACOCK of Woodson;three
grandchildren;and 13 step-grandchildren.
CHRISTIAN,I.V. b:04/27/1903 d:01/29/1960
CHRISTIAN,J.A. b:04/15/1872 d:11/10/1936
CHRISTIAN,JOE b:12/01/1905 d:04/26/1987
Joe Christian,81,died at 5:10p.m.Sunday,in Stephens Memorial Hospital.
Services were at 4p.m.Monday,at Melton Funeral Home Chapel of Memories
with David Kelley,minister of Jeanette Street Church of Christ
officiating. Burial was at Woodson Cemetery directed by Melton Funeral
Home.Born Dec.1,1905 in Jack County,he married MAMIE MARIE BLACKERBY,
July 1,1928 in Throckmorton.He had been a Woodson resident most of his
life.He was a farmer and a member of the Jeanette Street Church of
Christ.Survivors include his wife of Breckenridge;one nephew and two
nieces. Pallbearers were BLUE BELLAH,GENE LOGGAINS,JAMES LOGGAINS,MIKE
LOGGAINS,RALPH KIMBLE and BILL MONTGOMERY.
CHRISTIAN,MAMIE MARIE b:12/01/1905 d:08/06/1999
Mamie Christian,93,died Friday,August 6,1999,in Villa Haven Nursing
Home.Funeral services will be at 2:30p.m.Sunday at the Melton-Kitchens
Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with Marlin Bynum officiating.Burial
will be in the Woodson Cemetery directed by Melton-Kitchens Funeral
Home.She was born on December 1,1905,in Jack County,Texas.She married
JOSEPH O.CHRISTIAN on July 1,1928 in Woodson. He preceded her in death
on April 26,1987.She moved to Breckenridge in 1970 from Woodson. She
was a homemaker and a member of the Jeanette Street Church of Christ.
She is survived by three nephews and their wives,G.R."PUNK"and
MARYNELL BLACKERBY of Breckenridge,WAYNE and GLADIS BLACKERBY of
Breckenridge,and FRANK and GUAN BLACKERBY of Daingerfield.
Pallbearers will be EUGENE LOGGAINS,JAMES LOGGAINS,CHARLES TAYLOR,JACK
STOOP,DEAN SCHAFFER, and MIKE LOGGAINS.
CHRISTIAN,OLA b:12/15/1895 d:04/21/1942
CHRISTIAN,TOY GLENN b:06/03/1938 d:03/04/1981
CHRISTIAN,VIOLA KANADY b:03/11/1913 d:05/13/1990
Viola Christian 77,died Sunday,May 13,1990,at Stephens Memorial
Hospital. Services were at 2p.m. Tuesday,May 15,1990,at the Jeanette
Street Church of Christ with Jeff Childers officiating.Burial was in
the Woodson Cemetery directed by Melton Funeral Home. Christian was
born March 11,1913,in Woodson. She was married to I.V.CHRISTIAN,who
died in 1960. She moved to Breckenridge in 1960 from Albany.She was a
homemaker and a member of the Jeanette Street Church of Christ.
Survivors include;two daughters,UVEILA DICKSON of Gordon and SHARRON
READ of Odessa;one son,VERNON CHRISTIAN of Breckenridge;14
grandchildren;and 14 great-grandchildren.She was preceded in death by
two daughters,BETTY TAYLOR and NELLA PEACOCK,and two sons,TOY GLENN
CHRISTIAN and DOY LYNN CHRISTIAN. Pallbearers were G.J.PEACOCK,GENE
LOGGAINS,MIKE LOGGAINS,RALPH KIMBLE,ALVIN WOODWARD and CHESTER
CLANCY,R.D. b:06/20/1889 d:11/08/1937
CLARK,BEVERLY SUE MITCHELL b:05/01/1964 d:01/28/1985
CLEMENT,OLA PARKS b:00/00/1889 d:00/00/1968
COLLEY,J.B. b:05/17/1911 d:06/26/1974
J.B.Colley,63,of Woodson,died at 11:17p.m.Wednesday in Throckmorton
County Memorial Hospital.Services will be at 2p.m.Saturday in Melton's
Chapel of Memories. The Rev.Kiel Quesenberry,pastor of the Woodson
Methodist Church will officiate,with burial in Woodson Cemetery. Mr.
Colley was born May 17,1911,at Young County. He married HAZEL FOSTER,
Feb.6,1940 in Palo Pinto. They lived in California until 1946.They had
lived in Woodson since 1948. Mr. Colley was a retired oilfield worker
and a member of the Methodist Church.Survivors are his wife;a daughter,
Mrs.LOUIS(SUE)ANDREE of Muskegon,Michigan;two sisters,Mrs.THELMA MOSES
of Graham and Mrs.OLETA COLLEY of Woodson;three brothers,EDWIN of
Gordon,ALTON of Graham and OSCAR of Newcastle;and three grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be HOYT MCBRIDE,BOBBY BELLAH,L.B.BELLAH,MILFORD
HOPLINS,BILL SANDERS and MARVIN BELLAH.
COLLEY,OLETA HAZEL b:00/00/1909 d:00/00/1982
COLLINS,VICKI L. b:03/02/1954 d:12/28/2003
COLLINS, Vicki L.
Vicki L.Collins,49,died Sunday,Dec.28,2003,in Anson.Funeral services
will be at 1p.m.today,Dec.31,at the First Baptist Church in Woodson.
The Rev.Kirk Parsons will officiate.Burial will follow in the Woodson
Cemetery directed by Milton-Kitchens Funeral Home. Collins was born
March 2,1954,in Odessa. She was a homemaker and a Baptist.She is
survived by two daughters,STACEY GORAFALO of Maui,Hawaii,and LINDSEY
COLLINS of Woodson;two sons,BOBBY COLLINS of Wichita Falls and DAVID
COLLINS of Woodson;two sisters,BRENDA TUCKER and BOBBIE WHITAKER both
of Tye;two brothers,RANDALL WHITAKER of Abilene and CURTIS TURNER of
Robinson;mother,NEOMA WHITAKER of Abilene.
COOK,DORIS WILLIAM b:02/19/1930 d:06/09/1959
First husband of Navada Allison.
Father of Carla Suzette Cook.
COON,JACOB B. b:04/12/1868 d:04/05/1947
COON,JESSIE B. b:05/03/1871 d:01/29/1954
COON,WILLIAM S. b:12/15/1897 d:08/27/1970
COON, William S.
William S.Coon,73,a resident of Woodson,died Tuesday night,August 25,
1970 in the Throckmorton Hospital after a lengthy illness. Services
were held at the Woodson Baptist Church,Thursday,August 27,1970 with
the Rev.Bob Thompson,pastor,officiating.Burial was in Woodson Cemetery
under the direction of Merriman Funeral Home.Coon was born Dec.15,1897
at Montpelier,Ind. He was a retired oilfield driller.Survivors include
one sister,Mrs.W.E.SONNAMAKER of Woodson;and three brothers,DICK of
Vander Voort,Ark.,the Rev.C.B. of Tunnel Hill,(faded out)and BOB of
Temple City,(faded out).Pallbearers were;JOHN LEE PEVEY,HUGH DICKIE,
B.B.ELLIOTT,L.L.BELLAH,W.E.HARPER and JAMES ELLISTON.
COX,ARTHUR H. b:08/13/1883 d:02/06/1962
COX,FAY b:06/07/1882 d:01/24/1964
COX,J.C. b:05/01/1924 d:11/23/1981
COX,KATE ELIZABETH BIGGS b:11/19/1886 d:01/19/1945
COX,LILLIAN ELIZABETH b:06/14/1916 d:03/08/1918
COX,NALLIE CORRAL b:04/06/1893 d:11/06/1906
CRARY,H.ARNOLD "BUD" b:12/23/1914 d:06/04/2000
Arnold Crary,age 85,died at his residence in Taos,New Mexico on June 4,
2000. Graveside services were held Thursday,June 8,2000 at 2p.m.in the
Woodson Cemetery. Mr.Crary was born December 23,1914 in Elnora,Alberta,
Canada. He was a self-employed heavy equipment operator. He was a
former resident of Woodson,moving to Taos,New Mexico in 1954. He
married ETHELENE PRICE in Graham,Texas on November 27,1937. Survivors
include his wife,ETHELENE CRARY of Taos,New Mexico;two daughters,JANA
BERRY of Taos and JEAN TAULMAN and husband GEORGE,also of Taos;one
sister,JESSIE LOUISE ROWLAND of Taos;four grandchildren and four
CRAVER,LOUIS H. b:01/19/1896 d:06/28/1948 VETERAN WWI
CRAWFORD,EVELYN S. b:01/03/1923 d:10/11/1971
CRAWFORD,GEORGE KENNETH b:06/20/1942 d:04/16/1996
CRAWFORD, Kenneth, Rev.
Graveside services for Rev.Kenneth"Brother Red"Crawford,53,of the Omen
community,near Troup,were held at 10a.m.Friday,April 19,1996,in the
Woodson Cemetery near Breckenridge. The Rev.Kenneth A.Crawford,
officiated under the direction of Cottle Funeral Home in Troup.
Reverend Crawford died Tuesday morning,April 16,in a Tyler hospice
facility. He was born June 20,1942 in Woodson to ROY LEE CRAWFORD and
EVELYN SULLIVAN CRAWFORD. He moved to the Omen area in 1976.He was a
self-employed home builder. He was a member of and Associate Pastor of
Union Grove Baptist Church in Troup.He was preceded in death by his
parents,a son,ROBERT JOHN CRAWFORD in 1987 and a grandson,SHANE ALLEN
CRAWFORD in 1992. Survivors include two sons and a daughter-in-law,
REVEREND KENNETH ARNOLD and LINDA CRAWFORD,and ROY LYNN CRAWFORD,all
of Muskogee,Oklahoma;his daughter,LEANN RASHELL CRAWFORD of Arp;one
sister PATRICIA BLY of Stafford,Virginia;a stepbrother,FREDDY MARLEY
of Crosbyton;and special friends,DOROTHY FRANKS of Troup and MARTHA
CREAGER,LINDA MAY b:03/04/1940 d:03/04/1940
CRONE,JEAN BUNGER MALEY b:06/23/1929 d:01/24/1978
CROUSEN,CHARLES R. b:07/14/1908 d:10/03/1908
CROUSEN,JOE WINN b:03/17/1907 d:01/04/1982 VETERAN WWII
CROUSEN,LITTLE VIOLET b:01/22/1905 d:11/04/1906
CROUSEN,RUBY E. b:08/25/1918 d:09/24/1993
Ruby Crousen,75,died Friday,September 24,1993,at Henrdrick Medical
Center.Funeral services will be held at 2p.m.Sunday,September26,at the
First Christian Church with Rev.Dr.Charles Hamilton,officiating.Burial
will be in the Woodson Cemetery directed by Melton Funeral Home.She
was born on August 25,1918 in Woodson. She married JOE WINN CROUSEN on
November 7,1939 in Woodson.He preceded her in death on January 4,1982.
She was a longtime Breckenridge resident and had been employed by Pat
Leary Lumber Company.She was a member of the First Christian Church,
Breckenridge Senior Citizens,the First Marine Division Association and
the American Legion. She is survived by two sons,JOE CROUSEN of Clyde
and GUINN CROUSEN of Dallas;and two grandchildren.Memorials may be
given to the Breckenridge Senion Citizens Center and may be left at
the funeral home.
CROUSEN,TENNIE b:04/08/1866 d:03/02/1951
CROUSEN,WAYNE GEAN b:10/13/1933 d:07/20/1934
CROUSEN, Wayne Jean
Wayne Jean,eight month old baby of Mr.and Mrs.WELDEN CROUSEN was
drowned Wednesday morning,June 20,about 7 o'clock. The baby was
sleeping on the bed when it rolled off and fell into a five-gallon
bucket of water,which was sitting by the side of the bed. The baby's
mother discovered the child a few minutes after it had fallen in the
water. It was immediately resuced and a doctor summoned,but could not
be brought to life. The mother of the baby was formerly,Miss LUCILLE
BLAIR,daughter of Mr.and Mrs,JOHN BLAIR,who graduated from Woodson
High School a few years ago.The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon
at the home of Mr.and Mrs.W.H.CROUSEN,grandparents of the baby.
Services were conducted by the Rev.Jack Scott.The many beatuiful
flowers spoke of the love and sympathy of the many friends of the
family,and who extend their deepest sympathy in this sad hour.Heaven
as been brighter by this jewel.Little Wayne Jean is dead,but we have
the Assurance that the Angels are singing around the throne"He is
alive for evermore". Life's sorrows and disappointments are after
God's appointments.Let us not sit and fold the mantle of grief around
us,but go to other stricken hearts and console them,thus carrying out
the orders of our gracious Master who doeth all things well."Leaves
have their time to fall and flowers to wither at the north winds
breath,and stars to set.But thou,thou hast all seasons for thine own,O
CROUSEN,WILLIS C. b:02/23/1893 d:02/06/1959 VETERAN WWI
CROUSEN,W.H b:02/24/1861 d:11/02/1939
CRUDGINGTON,MARIE b:09/24/1937 d:09/20/2003
CRUDGINGTON, Marie Sullivan
Marie Sullivan Crudgington,65,died Saturday,Sept.20,2003,at Stephens
Memorial Hospital.Funeral services were Tuesday,Sept.23,at the Elliott
Street Church of Christ with Jim Cox officiating.Burial followed in
the Woodson Cemetery directed by Melton-Kitchen Funeral Home.
Crudgington was born Sept.24,1937,in Woodson to GEORGE and SARAH JONES
SULLIVAN.She married ART CRUDGINGTON Oct.26,1954 in Ector County.She
had been a seamstress for Davis Manufacturing and a dental lab
technician.She was a member of the Elliott Street Church of Christ.
Crudgington is survived by her husband,ART CRUDGINGTON;a son and
daughter-in-law,BUTCH and JODI CRUDGINGTON of Brady;two sisters,WYNELL
SMITH of Las Cruces,N.M.,and VERNELL BLAIR of Breckenridge;three
brothers,BERRY SULLIVAN of Round Rock,JERRY SULLIVAN of Murphy,Calif.,
and CHARLES SULLIVAN of Dayton;and two granddaughters,SHANNA
CRUDGINGTON of San Angelo and CARA LEE CRUDGINGTON of Brady.
CRUMP,ALBERT b:01/27/1899 d:03/10/1965 VETERAN WWI
CRUMP,BABY DICK b:02/18/1920 d:06/01/1921
CRUMP,CHARLIE b:09/11/1903 d:11/15/1913
CRUMP,JAMES OLIVER b:03/19/1888 d:04/21/1972
CRUMP, James Oliver
Funeral services were held Sunday,April 23,at First Christian Church,
Woodson,for James Oliver Crump,84,who passed away Friday,April 21,in
Breckenridge Hospital following a brief illness.Rev.Bill Boswell,Brady,
Texas was in charge of the services.Burial was in Woodson Cemetery
under direction of Merriman Funeral Home.Pallbearers were BOBBY BELLAH,
MARVIN BELLAH,D.G.SMITH,JOHN LEE PEVEY,JIMMY OVERCASH,and CLIFF MALEY.
Mr.Crump was born March 19,1888 in Hickory Flat,Miss.,to THOMAS L. and
MARY ELIZABETH CRUMP.He moved to Oklahoma and then to Throckmorton
County in 1909. He was married to SUSAN JEANNETTE PARROTT,Nov.3,1913.
She preceded him in death Dec.30,1963.Survivors are one daughter,MARIE
TIMMONS,Woodson;two granddaughters,and one sister,Mrs.L.Y.FOSTER,
CRUMP,MARY E. b:00/00/1865 d:00/00/1949
CRUMP,SUSAN JANET PARROTT b:00/00/1886 d:00/00/1963
CRUMP,THOMAS L. b:00/00/1858 d:00/00/1934
CRUMP,THOMAS L.JR. b:12/17/1893 d:05/09/1912
CUMPTON,ANNIE LEE b:01/29/1880 d:01/30/1966
CUMPTON,LEE b:05/05/1900 d:01/06/1984
Funeral services for Lee Cumpton,83,of Burleson,formerly of Woodson,
died at 9:15a.m.Friday in the Suguley Memorial Hosp. in Fort Worth.
Services were at 3p.m.Sunday in the Woodson Baptist Church with Dr.
Donald Way,pastor of the Bible Baptist Church of Cleburne officiating,
assisted by the Rev.Rickey Mitchell,pastor of the Woodson Baptist
Church. Masonic graveside rites followed in the Woodson Cemetery.Born
May 5,1900,in Cisco,he moved to Woodson in 1944 from Clovis,N.M. He
later moved to Burleson in 1979 from Woodson.He was a farmer and a
rancher and a member of the Woodson Baptist Church.He was a member of
the Loving Masonic Lodge #917 where he received his 50 year pen in
April of 1983. Survivors include two sisters,MAY BROOKS of Odessa and
ETHEL HOWELL of Burleson;one brother,W.E.CUMPTON of Cortez,Colo.,and
several nieces,nephews and cousins. Pallbearers were members of the
Loving Masonic Lodge #917 and honorary pallbearers were JEWELL RIDLEY,
RONNIE MITCHELL,SCOTT ROBINSON,MARSHALL MORROW,BILL OVERCASH and DON
CUMPTON,WILLIAM THOMAS b:02/14/1870 d:11/03/1949
DANIELS,BERNICE b:01/25/1925 d:04/25/1935
DANIEL,MINNIE PEACOCK b:10/18/1899 d:07/15/1991
DANIEL, Minnie A.
Minnie A.Daniel,91,of Weatherford, died Monday, July 15,1991, in
Weatherford. Graveside services were held at 10:30a.m.Thursday,July 18,
1991, at Woodson Cemetery in Woodson with the Rev.Bob Harrison
officiating, directed by Melton Funeral Home of Breckenridge. She was
born October 8,1899 in Young County, Texas. She had lived in Weatherford
for several years, was a homemaker and a Presbyterian. She is survived
by one daughter, KAY SOSEBEE of Weatherford; one son, QUINTON DANIEL of
Santa Anna; one sister, IVA ROY of Breckenridge; three grandsons; six
great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and numerous
nieces and nephews.
DAVIDSON,JOSEPH B. b:00/00/1859 d:00/00/1954
DAVIDSON,MARY A. b:00/00/1869 d:00/00/1948
DAVIS,LANA KAY b:12/02/1968 d:01/20/2003
DAVISON,RUTHIE D. b:00/00/1860 d:00/00/1905
DAVISON,WILLIAM b:00/00/1850 d:00/00/1918
DAWS,R.D."BOB" b:01/27/1872 d:04/14/1947
DAWS,GRACE F. b:12/26/1897 d:05/21/1988
Grace Daws,90,died,May 21,in Throckmorton Hospital.Services were held
at First Christian Church in Woodson,Monday,May 23,at 2p.m.under the
direction of Merriman Funeral Home.The Rev.Diane Caughron officiated.
Burial was in Woodson Cemetery.Mrs.Daws was born December 26,1897 in
Baylor County to E.A.and LURA BEDFORD FANCHER. She married TURNER T.
DAWS,January 27,1924 and was prededed by him in death in 1972. She was
a homemaker,a member of the Eastern Star and a member of the Christian
Church. Survivors include;four sons,BILL ED,of Corpus Christi,ALEX of
Houston,CHARLIE of Mathis and BEN of Newcastle;one daughter;DOROTHY
LEE of Graham;nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
DAWS,JOHN WILLIAM "BILL" b:07/19/1900 d:07/09/1985 VETERAN WWII
DAWS,LISA MARIE b:03/24/1957 d:03/24/1957
DAWS,MYRA GOODE b:04/21/1902 d:07/28/1991
Myra Daws,89,of Woodson,died Sunday,July 28,1991,at Stephens Memorial
Hospital.Funeral service was at 2p.m.Monday,July 29,1991,at the Melton
Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with Rev.Charles Hamilton officiating.
Burial was in the Woodson Cemetery under the direction of Melton
Funeral Home. She was born April 21,1902 in Denton,Texas. She was
married to JOHN W.DAWS December 21,1943.He preceded her in death July
9,1985.She moved to Woodson in 1938 from Denton.She attended Denton
public schools,Texas Womans University and North Texas State
University. She was a retired school teacher having taught in Garza
County,Lynn County and in Throckmorton,Eliasville and Woodson. She was
a member of the First Christian Church in Woodson.She was also a
member of the Texas State Teachers Association,past member of the
Texas Poetry Society,Texas Archeological Society,Texas Artists,Texas
Historical Society and Order of Eastern Star. Survivors include one
daughter and son-in-law,CAROLYN and WALDON LENOIR of Woodson;five
grandchildren;JANE ALEXANDER of Gatesville,MARY ANN ALLISON of
Arlington,MYRA LENOIR of Dallas,BILL JAKE LENOIR of Strawn and JIM
TOM LENOIR of College Station;five great-grandchildren,LAURA ROBINSON,
WILL ALLISON,JAKE ALEXANDER,CAROLYN ALEXANDER,and MAKAYLA LENOIR.
Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church of Woodson and may
be left at the funeral home.Pallbearers were ROY BURL OLIVER,J.C.
MATHIEWS,DANNY JONES,RICHIE PEACOCK,DANNY BELLAH and TRACY ELLISTON.
DAWS,PAULA SUE b:01/25/1965 d:10/21/1983
DAWS, SUDIE SHELTON TITUS b:01/27/1872 d:12/30/1970
Mrs. R.D. (Bob) Daws of Woodson,died Dec.30 in Throckmorton.Born Jan.27,
1872,SUDIE SHELTON TITUS,in Hunt County,she was the daughter of
pioneer parents,Mr.and Mrs.TURNER TITUS. Her father ranched in many
parts of Texas,including Stephenville,Van Horn,Goree,Eliasville and
Throckmorton County. Her childhood was spent mostly during the years
in Van Horn where she helped her father in ranch work and explored the
wild country on horseback. Later,the family moved back to Stephenville
for a few years,then to Goree,and on to Eliasville,where she met the
man she was to marry,BOB DAWS. The last move by her father was to a
community in Throckmorton County later to be called Titus Valley,about
four miles west of where the town of Woodson now stands. There she was
married to R.D.DAWS,Jan.8,1891. The young couple built a home on land
adjoining that of her father's in Titus Valley.They lived in the home
until 1905 when the town of Woodson was being planned,then they moved
to land next to the townsite and built the house where she lived until
her death. Her husband died in 1946.One son,Rib,died as a young boy,
and one daughter,THELMA(or"Sweet")died in 1964. Survivors include one
daughter ERMINE(Mrs.C.M.FORTH)and two sons,TURNER and BILL
(JOHN WILLIAM). Mrs.Daws was a charter member of the first church
organization of Woodson,the First Christian Church.She was active in
the church,and in any charitable work or any type of personal service
needed.Many families of the Woodson community remember her...(the rest
is torn off)
DAWS,TURNER TITUS b:10/16/1895 d:08/26/1972 VETERAN WWII
DERRICK,J.ROY b:06/16/1909 d:04/30/1989
DERRICK, J. Roy
J.Roy Derrick,79,of Grandbury,died at his residence April 30,1989.
Memorial services will be at 4p.m.today,Wednesday,May 3,at the
Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Acton,directed by Martin's
Funeral Home of Grandbury. Born June 16,1909 in Burwick,he was an
independent oil operator,served in the U.S.Air Force,attended Texas
Tech University in Lubbock,was a member of Kappa Sigma Fraternity,the
Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association and the Knights of Malta.He
married BETTY GILBERT,Oct.2,1937 in Lubbock.Survivors include his wife
of Grandbury;two daughters,VICKI DERRICK of Fort Worth and DIANA
SIGFSTEAD of Edmonton,Canada;and four grandchildren.Memorials may be
made to the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd.
DICKIE,ABBIE HUGHS b:09/10/1897 d:10/26/1980
DICKIE,ALEX b:09/30/1855 d:12/20/1927
DICKIE,BRYAN H. b:09/24/1891 d:02/05/1917
DICKIE,BRYON WINSTON b:04/11/1929 d:12/07/2000
Byron Winston Dickie of Irving,Texas passed away on Dec.7,2000
following a lengthy illness. He was born on April 11,1929 in Woodson,
Texas.Mr.Dickie was a graduate of North Texas State University and was
a retired accountant. He was a member of the First Unitarian Church in
Dallas.His mother and father,ABBIE and GEORGE DICKIE,a brother,GEORGE
DICKIE,JR.,and a sister,BETH GEIGER,preceded him in death. His sister,
LYNN EDWARDS of Irving and several nieces and nephews survive him.
A memorial service was held at First Unitarian Church on December 19,
2000.Burial was held in Woodson,Texas under the direction of Brown's
Memorial Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers,the family requests that
contributions be made to a favorite charity.
DICKIE,DALE b:10/06/1948 d:04/12/1967
DICKIE,DAVID A. b:09/11/1917 d:03/19/1978
DICKIE,GEORGE DEWEY b:04/13/1898 d:12/06/1975 VETERAN WWI
DICKIE,GEORGE DEWEY,JR. b:10/30/1925 d:12/26/1992 VETERAN WWII
DICKIE, George, Jr.
George Dickie,Jr.,67,of Woodson,died Saturday,December 26,1992,in an
Abilene hospital. Funeral services were held at 2p.m.Monday at Melton
Funeral Home Chapel of Memories. Doctor Charles Hamilton,pastor of the
First Christian Church,officiated and burial followed in the Woodson
Cemetery under the direction of McMillian-Satterwhite Funeral Home of
Graham. He was born October 30,1925 in Breckenridge,Texas and attended
schools in Woodson. Mr.Dickie was in Company L during World War II
and served in Germany and Japan.He was a recipient of the Purple Heart.
Following World War II,he returned to Texas A&M University and was a
member of the 1946 graduating class. He married ARCHYLOU KINCHEN April
16,1949 in Breckenridge.Following their marriage,they made their home
in Woodson.He was a rancher in Stephens and Throckmorton Counties and
had served several terms on the Woodson School Board. He was a member
of the American Legion,the Breckenridge County Club and was a member
of the Woodson Masonic Lodge.He is survived by his wife,ARCHYLOU
DICKIE of Woodson;one son,CHRIS DICKIE of Woodson;one brother,WINSTON
DICKIE of Woodson;and one sister,LYNN DICKIE EDWARDS of Irving. He was
preceded in death by a sister,FLOY BETH GEIGER,in 1990. Memorials may
be made to the George Dickie,Jr.,Scholarship Fund at Texas A&M
University and may be mailed to McMillian-Satterwhite Funeral Home,P.O.
Box 125,Graham,Texas 76450 or left at Citizens National Bank in
Breckenridge.Pallbearers were,JIM ROMINGER,JIM OVERCASH,JURGEN SIEBERT,
LELAND BACHMAN and JACK BLACK. Honorary pallbearers were,DR.EDWIN
GOODALL,ROBIN ROMINGER,DUFF PITCOCK,BILL WALTON,WAYNE WEBB and NATHAN
DICKIE,HUGH b:02/24/1890 d:10/08/1939
DICKIE,HUGH,JR. b:01/26/1926 d:07/21/1990 VETERAN WWII
DICKIE, Hugh, Jr.
Hugh Dickie,68,longtime Woodson rancher,died Saturday,July 21,1990,at
an Abilene hospital. Memorial services were held at 10a.m.Monday,July
23,1990,at First Christian Church in Woodson with the Rev.Rickey
Mitchell,officiating.Burial was in the Woodson Cemetery,directed by
Melton Funeral Home of Breckenridge. Born January 26,1926,he was a
lifelong resident of Woodson.He graduated from Woodson High School and
attended Texas A&M University.He was a World War II veteran,a rancher
and a member of the board of directors of Throckmorton County Hospital,
A.S.C.S.,Miller Brazos Water Reservoir and the Soil and Water
Conservation Board.Survivors include two daughters,KATIE LOU DICKIE of
Austin and MARY BETH DICKIE of Breckenridge;two brothers,COTTEN DICKIE
of Woodson and JOE ALEX DICKIE of Murchison;and two aunts,DOT
HIGGINBOTHAM and MITTIE ELLIOTT.Memorials may be made to the West
Texas Rehabilitation Center or George Dickie Scholarship Fund of Texas
A&M University and can be left at Melton Funeral Home.
DICKIE,JO EMMA MALEY b:06/03/1919 d:12/27/2004
DICKIE, Jo Emma
Jo Emma Dickie,age 85,left this world to be with her Lord on December
27,2004 following a brief illness. The body will be cremated and a
Memorial Celebration Service will be held Friday,December 31,2004 at
10:30a.m.at the First Christian Church of Woodson,with Rev.Michael
Patrick officiating.A time of fellowship and visitation with the
family will be held Thursday,December 30th from 6 to 8p.m.at Morehart
Mortuary in Breckenridge. JO EMMA MALEY DICKIE was born on June 3,1919
in Woodson,Tx.,to parents JEFF MALEY and MATTIE FRY MALEY. She grew up
in this area and graduated from Woodson High School in May,1937.Jo
Emma married RAY E."COTTON"DICKIE on December 20,1941 in Abilene,Tx.
She attended Texas State College for Women where she received her
Bachelor's Degree in Education. Jo Emma taught Home Economics for
thirty six years thereafter.In 1979 she was selected as one of the top
homemaking teachers in Texas. She was a member of the First Christian
Church in Woodson. Always being very active in her commuinity,she held
membership in numerous civic organizations and various clubs.She
established the first Young Homemaker's Club in Woodson,and held
membership in the Eastern Star of Throckmorton,Breckenridge Women's
Forum,Breckenridge Auxiliary Association,Woodson Cemetery Association,
American Heart Association and American Cancer Society. This loving
woman was a wonderful wife and mother.Jo Emma was preceded in death by
her parents and two brothers,SHERMAN MALEY and CLIFF MALEY. Jo Emma is
survived and lovingly remembered by her husband of 63 years,RAY"COTTON"
of Woodson;her two sons,EDDIE DICKIE and wife,KARON of Tuscola and
MIKE DICKIE and wife,PAULA of Abilene.Also five grandchildren,KERRI
and husband ROSS MCDONALD of Austin,DAVID DICKIE and wife,CARLA of
Sweetwater,SARAH DICKIE of Abilene and MISTY DICKIE and WES DICKIE of
Lubbock.Also two great-grandchildren,CADE and BENJAMIN MCDONALD;along
with numerous nieces,nephews,cousins and friends.The family would like
to exprss gratitude and appreciation to:ELLEN with Hendrick CCU and
DIANNA,LAURA,MARY,DEBBIE,SHELLI,and JULIA,all with Hendrick Hospice,
along with Dr.TOBY WILLIAMS who all provided tender and loving care to
our mother.Special thanks to Dr.Q.TORRES who treated our mother like a
member of his own family. Memorials may be made to Hendrick Hospice,
The American Heart Association or The American Cancer Society and may
be left at Morehart Mortuary. Condolences may be sent online at
DICKIE,JOHN DAN b:07/06/1962 d:07/07/1962
DICKIE,LUDIE b:10/04/1889 d:03/05/1972
Funeral services were held Monday for Mrs.Ludie Dickie,82,at the
Woodson First United Methodist Church with the Rev.J.C.Merrill,pastor
officiating.Burial followed in the Woodson Cemetery under the
direction of Melton Funeral Home. Mrs.Dickie a longtime Woodson
resident,died at 2:30a.m.Sunday in Villa Haven Nursing Home where she
had been a patient since March 1971. Born LUDIE HIGGINBOTHAM,October 4,
1889 in Indian Territory,Oklahoma,she came to Texas as a child. She
married HUGH DICKIE,SR.,in April 1912 in Breckenridge.They ranched
near Woodson all their married life. He died in 1939.She was a member
of Woodson First United Methodist Church.Survivors are one daughter,
Mrs.RUTH BARKER of Jacksboro;four sons,JOE of McKinney,DAVE,RAY and
HUGH,JR.,all of Woodson;four sisters,Mrs.MITTIE ELLIOTT,MINNIE,DOROTHY
and BERTHA HIGGINBOTHAM all of Abilene;seven grandchildren and three
DICKIE,MABEL b:02/28/1904 d:10/30/1906
DICKIE,MARY b:01/05/1888 d:02/02/1917
DICKIE,MARY LOU "SIS" b:03/09/1924 d:04/12/1967
DICKIE,SARAH JANE b:06/09/1859 d:04/25/1919
DIXON b:00/00/0000 d:00/00/0000
DIXON, b:00/00/0000 d:00/00/0000
DOAN,DAVID LIPSCOMB b:02/20/1871 d:06/16/1950
DOAN,JAMES "JIM" MONROE b:05/17/1866 d:07/16/1942
DOAN,PEARL b:03/19/1910 d:07/28/1961
DONALDSON,MILDRED PAULINE b:02/01/1925 d:09/11/1950
DONNELL,ALLYNE L. b:12/06/1923 d:04/11/1972
DONNELL, Allyne L.
Mrs.Bob Donnell,48,of Woodson,Tex.,died Tuesday in the Throckmorton
hospital after suffering a heart attack.Services were at 2p.m.
Wednesday at the First Christian Church in Woodson with the Rev.Bill
Boswell of Brady,Texas officiating.Burial was in Woodson Cemetery
under the direction of Merriman Funeral Home of Throckmorton. Mrs.
Donnell was born Dec.6,1923 in Wise County,Tex.,and married April 2,
1942.She had lived in Woodson since 1961. Survivors include her
husband;one son,ROBERT J.DONNELL of Mesquite,Tex.;one daughter,Mrs.
MARIAN ALBRACHT of Ft.Worth;her mother,Mrs.LETA JENNINGS of
Burkburnett; two brothers,HOWARD JENNINGS and CECIL JENNINGS,both of
Burkburnett;one sister,Mrs.LUCILLE HURST of Burkburnett and two
grandchildren.Pallbearers were BILL SANDERS,JOHN LEE PEVEY,KENT TURNER,
HUGH DICKIE,CLIFF MALEY and BOBBY BELLAH.
DONNELL,ROBERT M."BOB" b:09/09/1920 d:10/04/1982
DOWNING,BARBARA JANE b:02/05/1934 d:11/23/1939
DOWNING IZORA b:08/26/1876 d:12/13/1926
DOWNING,LENA JOE b:02/20/1897 d:02/10/1958
DOWNING,W.H. "HASTE" b:02/01/1869 d:01/16/1946
DUNCAN,ETTER b:00/00/1885 d:00/00/1914
DUNLAP,COREL E. b:00/00/1900 d:00/00/1967
DUNLAP,DELLA b:05/18/1891 d:00/00/1972
Former Woodson resident,Mrs.Della Dunlap's funeral services were held
Monday morning in Burnett.Graveside rites were scheduled for today at
2p.m. at the Woodson Cemetery with the Rev.James Merrill,pastor of
Woodson Methodist Church officiating.Melton Funeral Home and Edgar
Funeral Home of Burnet were in charge of arrangements.Mrs.Dunlap,80,
died Friday in a Burnet hospital.She was born May 18,1891 in
Throckmorton County and moved from Woodson to Burnet about 12 years
ago.Her husband,the late WALTER M.DUNLAP died in 1954.She was a member
of the Methodist Church. Survivors are a stepdaughter,Mrs.HOWARD
SHIFFLETT of Snyder;two stepsons,W.C.and W.B.DUNLAP,both of Sweetwater;
and several step-grandchildren.
DUNLAP,ELLEN b:00/00/1902 d:00/00/1974
DUNLAP,GARTHA BIRD b:12/19/1921 d:04/22/2001
DUNLAP, Gartha Bird
Gartha Bird Dunlap,79,died Sunday,April 22,2001,at her residence in
Graham.Funeral services will be at 2p.m.Wednesday,at the
Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home Chapel of Memories,with the Rev.Bob
Harper officiating.Burial will be in the Woodson Cemetery,directed by
Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home.She was born on Dec.19,1921,in Eliasville.
She married MELTON DUNLAP on Dec.23,1977,in Parker County.She moved to
Graham in 1977 from Weatherford.She was a homemaker,a Baptist,and a
member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. Mrs.Dunlap is survived by her
husband,MELTON DUNLAP of Graham;one son and daughter-in-law,GLEN and
JUDY BIRD of Weatherford;two sisters,NORA BYARS of Odessa and MARTHA
STONE of Lubbock;one brother,BRADY GLENN of Odessa;two grandchildren,
JENNIFER and her husband TODD WHITE of Weatherford,and JASON BIRD of
Phoenix,Ariz.;and two great-grandchildren,SKYLAR and TAYLOR WHITE,both
of Weatherford.She was preceded in death by a son,ARNOLD BIRD,six
brothers and one sister.
DUNLAP,J.R. b:06/28/1926 d:12/26/1974 VETERAN WWII
The funeral of J.R.Dunlap,a Woodson construction worker and a native
of Breckenridge,was held Saturday afternoon,Dec.28,at Melton's Chapel
of Memories.Mr.Dunlap,48,died at 5:15a.m.Thursday,Dec.26,at his home
in Woodson after a lengthy illness.Jimmy Cox,minister of Elliott
Street Church of Christ,was officiant.Burial was in Woodson Cemetery.
Mr.Dunlap was born June 28,1926 in Breckenridge. He married RUBY
MCGOUGH on Jan.7,1949,in Ft.Worth and they moved from Gatesville to
Woodson in 1971.He was a member of Central Church of Christ and
Woodson Masonic Lodge. He as a U.S.Navy veteran of World War II.
Surviving are his wife;four daughters,SHERYL DUNLAP of Lubbock,VICKI
DUNLAP,DIONNE DUNLAP and WENDI DUNLAP,all of Woodson;four sons,ROCKY
DUNLAP,and ROGER DUNLAP,both of Woodson,RANDY DUNLAP of Key West,Fla.,
and RICHARD DUNLAP of Gatesville;his parents,Mr.and Mrs.JAMES A.DUNLAP
of Eastland;a sister,Mrs.NOVALEE CAMPBELL of Burleson;two brothers,
LOIS W.DUNLAP of Abilene and ALTON W.DUNLAP of Denver,Colo.;and three
DUNLAP,LOUIS EDWARD b:04/04/1904 d:08/18/1951
DUNLAP,W.M. b:07/17/1873 d:12/08/1954
DWYER.ELIZABETH V. b:00/00/1890 d:00/00/1961
DWYER,FRANCIS NEAL b:00/00/1891 d:00/00/1964
EATON,AMANDA "MANDY" b:04/06/1864 d:12/11/1941
EATON,GEORGE C. b:00/00/1859 d:00/00/1947
EDENS,JOEL EDWARD b:10/11/1916 d:08/03/1990
EDENS, Joel Edward
Joel Edward Edens,73,of Woodson,died Friday at a local hospital.
Graveside services will be at 3p.m.today at the Woodson Cemetery with
the Rev.Ricky Mitchell officiating,directed by Morrison Funeral Home.
Mr.Edens was born in Graham and was a longtime resident of Woodson. He
was a farmer and a member of the Baptist Church. Survivors include
his wife,PAULINE EDENS pf Woodson;a son,KIRK EDENS of Garland;and
three sisters,RUBY LEE MELTON of Chickasha,Okla.,PEARL WILKINS and
JEWEL BAKER,both of Graham.
EDENS,KIRK b:02/15/1957 d:11/00/2003
EDENS,LEE EDWARD b:03/07/1951 d:06/07/1972
Funeral for Lee Edens,21,of Woodson,who died of injuries suffered in a
two truck collision near Megargel in Archer Co.southwest of Wichita
Falls about 5p.m.Wednesday,will be at 3p.m. Friday at the Woodson
First Baptist Church. Burial will be in Woodson Cemetery under the
direction of Morrison Funeral Home of Graham. The accident occured
when Edens,driving a water truck owned by Miller Tuttle of
Breckenridge,was in collision with another truck. The driver of the
second vehicle was reported uninjured. Born March 7,1951,at Graham,he
was a graduate of Woodson High School and had completed his junior
year at Tarleton State College only last week.He was a member of the
Woodson First Baptist Church.Survivors are his parents,Mr.and Mrs.J.E.
EDENS of Woodson;a brother,KIRK,of Woodson;his paternal grandmother,
Mrs.J.L.EDENS and his maternal grandmother,Mrs.O.C.SCROUSE,both of
EDLER,EDDIE GARNER b:12/23/1909 d:03/05/1985
EDLER, Eddie G., 75,of Woodson died at 3p.m.Tuesday at Stephens Memorial
Hospital after a lengthy illness.Services will be at 2p.m.today at
Melton Funeral Home. Mike Cox,Church of Christ minister,will officate
and burial will be at Woodson Cemetery. Born EDDIE G.GARNER,Dec.23,
1909 in Eastland County,she moved to Throckmorton Co.in 1918,and
married HARVEY S.EDLER Aug.25,1935,in Aspermont.He died July 25,1978.
She moved to Woodson in 1973 from Bowie.She was a homemaker and a
member of Central Church of Christ. Survivors include a stepdaughter,
LYNDA BREWSTER of Ranger;four sisters,GRACE WALKER and RUTH GARNER,
both of Woodson,ANNIE TUCKER of Chandler,Ariz.,and EDITH RICHARDSON of
Hereford;two brothers,HOUSTON GARNER of Monahans and BILL GARNER of
Lubbock;and several nieces and nephews.Pallbearers will be WALTER
TIMMONS,HUGH DICKIE,WILLARD MITCHELL,BOLEY COTTON,TRACY ELLISTON
and ROYCE BEENE.
EDLER,HARVEY b:04/05/1909 d:07/25/1978
EDLER, Harvey S.
Harvey Spraught Edler,69,of Woodson died at 2:30a.m.Tuesday at his
home of an apparent heart attack.Funeral services were to be at 4p.m.
Wednesday in Melton Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with Mike Cox,
minister of the Woodson Church of Christ,officiating. Burial was to
follow in the Woodson Cemetery under the direction of Melton Funeral
Home. Mr.Edler was born April 5,1909 in Williamsport,Pa.He married
EDDIE GARNER Aug.25,1945 in Aspermont,Tex. They moved to Woodson in
1973 from Bowie.Mr.Edler retired in 1972 as a heavy equipment operator.
He was a member of the Church of Christ.He is survived by his wife,
EDDIE,of the home in Woodson;one daughter,LYNDA BREWSTER of
Gainseville;his son-in-law ROBERT,also of Gainesville;one sister,
CLAXISSA MCCAIN of Baytown;two brothers,ALTON EDLER of Lubbock and
GERALD EDLER of Lamesa;and five grandchildren.Pallbearers were to be
DOC GRIBBLE,JERRY HORRY,RONNIE MITCHELL,OTTO TUGGLE,WALTER TIMMONS and
EDMONDSON,JOHNNIE GLENN b:02/20/1908 d:10/27/1966
EDMONDSON,MARZIE"TID"FRANCES b:09/19/1906 d:01/16/1997
EDWARDS,EVERETT SPENCER b:01/26/1926 d:09/30/2000
EDWARDS,LUCY J.WALKER b:00/00/1861 d:00/00/1932
EDWARDS,MARTEN F. b:01/27/1893 d:05/09/1908
EDWARDS,THOMAS J. b:00/00/1860 d:00/00/1930
ELLEDGE,GLENNIE V.SULLIVAN b:01/31/1926 d:09/30/2002
ELLEDGE, Glennie Vernell Sullivan
Glennie Vernell Sullivan Elledge,76,died Monday,Sept.30,2002,after a
lengthy illness.Funeral services were held at 2p.m.Thursday at
Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home,with the Rev.Andy Taylor officiating.
Burial was in the Woodson Cemetery,directed by Melton-Kitchens Funeral
Home.She was born Jan.31,1926,in Iowa Park to CHARLIE and HAZEL
SULLIVAN.She graduated from Woodson High School and from business
college in Abilene.She married WILLIAM PAUL ELLEDGE on Jan.15,1949,
in Breckenridge. She lived in Fort Worth,where she was a homemaker,
artist,and businesswoman. After retiring,they moved to Breckenridge in
1988. She valued her family and friends above all else. She will be
sorely missed by all who knew her.She was a Methodist. Mrs. Elledge is
survived by her husband,PAUL ELLEDGE,of Breckenridge;five children,
PAULA KUNKEL of Breckenridge,MARK ELLEDGE of Lipan,TINA TAYLOR of Fort
Worth,DONNA THURMAN of Azle and SONJA ELLEDGE of Euless;six
grandchildren,KANDY DRIVER of Springtown,KASEY KUNKEL of Hamilton,
CONSTANCE BURNS of Burleson,ZACKARY THURMAN of Lake Worth and LAURAN
and LAKAN TAYLOR of Fort Worth;three great-grandchildren,KOLTEN and
KAIN KUNKEL of Hamilton and SAVANAH BURNS of Burleson;two brothers,
DAVID SULLIVAN of Breckenridge and LARRY SULLIVAN of Woodson.She was
preceded in death by her parents,CHARLIE and HAZEL SULLIVAN;and by a
sister,PEGGY JUNE SULLIVAN. Memorials may be made to the American
Diabetes Assn.,the American Heart Assn.,or the Woodson Cemetery Assn.,
and may be left at Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home. Pallbearers were RON
SULLIVAN,LANCE SULLIVAN,MITCHELL SULLIVAN,DENNIE DAVIS,MARK DEMPSEY
and GEORGE ALLISON. Honorary pallbearers were CADE and KELBY SULLIVAN,
TODD and ALEX DEMPSEY.
ELLIOTT,DOLLIE b:11/18/1907 d:11/18/1907
ELLIOTT,ELLA BOZEMAN b:00/00/1872 d:00/00/1952
ELLIOTT,OMA J.MILLER TUTTLE b:04/30/1897 d:01/26/1999
ELLIOTT, Oma Miller Tuttle, age 101,formerly of Woodson,died Tuesday,
January 26,1999,at Stephens Memorial Hospital in Breckenridge.Funeral
services were held at 11a.m.,Friday at the First Baptist Church in
Woodson with the Reverend Charles West officiating.Burial will be in
the Woodson Cemetery directed by Melton Funeral Home of Breckenridge.
Mrs.Elliott was born April 30,1897,in Florence in Williamson Co.,to
J.N.and MARY THERESA MILLER. She came to Throckmorton County in 1905
in a covered wagon from Brown County with her parents,four brothers
and one sister. It took three days and two nights,driving their cattle
and horses ahead of the wagon. She married MARSHALL TUTTLE in 1916 in
Masters,near Woodson. He died in 1956. She married BROWNING ELLIOTT in
1963.He died in 1980. She later moved to Breckenridge to be near her
son,Miller Tuttle and her grandchildren,JUDY TUTTLE CARAWAY and RONNIE
TUTTLE. She was a homemaker and a longtime member of the First Baptist
Church of Woodson.She was Past Worthy Matron and 50 year member of the
Order of Eastern Star of Woodson and Throckmorton. She is survived by
one son,MILLER TUTTLE of Breckenridge;one stepdaughter,WYNONA COOK of
Bartlesville,Oklahoma;one step daughter-in-law,JUNE ELLIOTT of
Amarillo;granddaughter,JUDY CARAWAY and her husband JIM of
Breckenridge;grandson,RONNIE TUTTLE of Breckenridge;two
great-grandchildren,KEITH and RUSTY CARAWAY;seven great-great
grandchildren;seven step-grandchildren,MARSHA HUGHES,DEBBIE BEARD,JEFF
and LARRY ELLIOTT,KIM KAYSER and MARTY and TAMMY COOK;ten step great
grandchildren and one step great-great grandchild. Memorials may be
made to the Meals on Wheels,Woodson Cemetery Association,or the
donor's favorite charity and may be left at Melton Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be WELDON LEONARD,STEVE LEONARD,MARVIN BELLAH,JUDD
JONES,DANNY JONES,LESLIE STONE,BLUE BELLAH,BABE JONES and TRACEY
ELLIOTT,WILLIAM MADISON b:00/00/1858 d:00/00/1959
ELLIS,A.J. b:02/07/1859 d:07/10/1935
ELLIS,CHARLES N.SR. b:00/00/1894 d:00/00/1926
ELLIS,EMMER b:01/30/1866 d:04/09/1939
ELLIS,ETHEL,E. b:04/11/1908 d:08/28/1994
Ethel Ellis,86,died Sunday at an Alice nursing home. Services will be
at 2p.m.Wednesday at First Baptist Church in Woodson,directed by
Merriman-Archer Funeral Home.Burial will be in Woodson Cemetery. Mrs.
Ellis was born in Aransas Pass. She was a member of Retired Teachers
Association,Order of Eastern Star and Woodson Baptist Church. She
married GUY ELLIS in 1930 in Marietta,Okla.,he preceded her in death.
Survivors include one son,BENNIE WILSON of Agua Dulce;one brother,
MARSHALL JONES of Fayetteville,N.C.;one grandson,GUY ELLIS WILSON of
Bastrop;one great-grandson and one niece.
ELLIS,FLOYD b:00/00/1903 d:00/00/1934
ELLIS,GUY R. b:02/08/1899 d:04/28/1976
ELLISON,ESTHER DOAN b:06/17/1897 d:09/28/1989
Esther Elliston,92,former Woodson resident,died Thurs.,Sept.28,1989,at
a Wichita Falls hospital. Services will be held at 2p.m.,Sun.,Oct.1,
1989,at Owens-Brumley Funeral Home Chapel in Wichita Falls. Burial
will be at 5p.m.,Sun.,at Woodson Cemetery,with local arrangements by
Melton Funeral Home. She was a longtime Wichita Falls resident and a
member of the Church of Christ. She was the widow of GEORGE ELLISTON.
Survivors include two daughters,ALICE CARPENTER and MATTIE LITTLE,both
of Iowa Park;two sons,PETE ELLISTON of Iowa Park and JAMES ELLISTON of
Woodson;one sister,LIZZIE HALLER of Joshua;seven grandchildren;and
ELLISTON,GEORGE b:07/26/1874 d:07/23/1938
ELLISTON,JAMES JORDAN b:09/30/1924 d:02/05/1993 VETERAN WWII
James Elliston,68,died last Friday on an oil lease near Woodson.
Services were held at 3p.m.Sunday,February 7,1993 at Melton Funeral
Home Chapel of Memories in Breckenridge.Darrell Martin from Abilene
officiated over the services with burial in Woodson Cemetery. Mr.
Elliston was born in Woodson and had been a life long resident. He was
a pumper and a member of the Church of Christ. He served as President
of the Woodson Cemetery Association and was a member of the Elks Lodge
No.1480. He also was a member of the American Legion Post 191,both in
Breckenridge. Survivors include;his wife,RUBY ELLISTON of the home;one
son,TRACY ELLISON of Woodson;two sisters,MATTIE LITTLE and ALICE
CARPENTER,both of Iowa Park;one brother,PETE ELLISTON of Iowa Park and
two grandchildren. He will also be remember by a host of friends.
ELLISTON,THOMAS FRANKLIN b:09/24/1930 d:11/06/2002
ELLISTON, Thomas Franklin
Thomas Franklin (Pete) Ellison,72,of Rule,formerly of Woodson,died
Wednesday,November 6,2002 at a Haskell Hospital in Haskell. Graveside
service will be Saturday,November 9th at 10a.m. in Woodson Cemetery. A
memorial service will follow at 11a.m.at Woodson Church of Christ with
John Greeson and Jimmy White officiating,under the direction of
Merriman-Archer Funeral Home, Pete was born September 24,1930 in
Woodson to GEORGE WASHINGTON and ESTHER(DOAN) ELLISTON. He graduated
from Woodson High School and from Texas Tech in Lubbock.Pete worked
for the soil conservation service in Bowie,Clarksville and Knox City
before retiring in 1983. He moved to Iowa Park in 1983 and then to
Rule. Pete was a member of the Lions Club in Iowa Park and Knox City
and served as President and Vice President. Survivors include two
daughters,ANITA WEAVER of Rule and CINDY ELLISTON of Newcastle;two
sisters,MATTIE LITTLE and ALICE CARPENTER,both of Iowa Park;two
grandchildren,MEGGAN and CHANCE GALLOWAY. Memorials may be made to
Annette Pevey Scholarship Fund at Woodson School in Woodson,c/o
Woodson School,Box 287,Woodson,Texas 76491,Leader for the Blind,in
memory of Lion Pete Elliston,1039 South Rochester Rd.Rochester Hills,
Michigan 78307,Haskell Co.Experience Senior Citizens Center,1404 S.
First,Haskell,Texas 79521,Rule Church of Christ P.O.Box 40,Rule,Texas
79547. There are three loving care givers,DOVIE AND DOYLE LIPHAM of
Aspermont,Texas and FAY SIMPSON of Rule,Texas.
EVERETT,DAISY B. b:00/00/1882 d:00/00/1968
EVERETT,ELVA MAE b:07/09/1910 d:01/03/1911
EVERETT,INFANT b:00/00/0000 d:00/00/0000
note:engraved on headstone "A Little Flower Of Love"
EVERETT,J.L. b:10/16/1872 d:09/08/1938
EVERETT,J.R. b:03/13/1887 d:12/11/1905
EVERETT,JAMES HENRY b:01/12/1843 d:08/09/1925 CSA CO.B
Confederate Pension #38612 39th GEORGIA INF.REG'T.
Pension application dated Oct.25,1921,states his age of 79.Born in
Merriweather Co.Georgia and has resided in Texas for 45 years,and has
resided at Lusk,Throckmorton Co.Texas for 20 years.Enlisted March 10,
1862 at Dalton,Georgia and captured June 25,1864 at Marietta,Georgia.
Released from Federal Prison at Camp Morton,Ind.,May 20,1865 after
taking "Oath of Allegiance".Mortuary Warrant states he died at his
home in Lusk,Throckmorton Co.Tx.,of Senility.Signed by M.P.KIKER,
Undertaker,in town of Breckenridge and attending physician,C.A.TURNER,
EVERETT,LITTLE DURWOOD b:12/01/1915 d:11/09/1924
EVERETT,LOUELLA PEARL b:04/06/1880 d:07/13/1968
EVERETT,LOUIS FRANKLIN b:00/00/1876 d:00/00/1968
EVERETT,MARY C. b:00/00/1845 d:08/28/1928
Wife of JAMES HENRY EVERETT
Confederate Widows Pension #41259,dated Aug.21,1925,states she was
born in Whitfield Co.Georgia and married J.H.EVERETT 1867 in Whitfield
Co.Georgia,and has resided in the State of Texas for 48 years.Has
lived at Lusk,Texas for 24 years.Mortuary Warrant states she died at
the home of her daughter,Mrs.J.H.THOMPSON,due to "Fracture of right
femur and Senility".Signed by M.P.KIKER,Undertaker of Breckenridge and
by attending physician,C.A.TURNER,M.D.of Woodson.
EWART,RHUDE PARKER b:09/16/1904 d:04/14/1983
FARROW,BILLIE V. b:12/28/1924 d:04/04/1930
FARROW,CARRIE A. b:11/24/1871 d:03/25/1910
FARROW,JAMES F. b:08/12/1866 d:05/07/1943
FARROW,JAMES IRA b:11/24/1893 d:10/29/1956 VETERAN WWI
FARROW,P.AUTIS b:12/04/1902 d:02/06/1972
FARROW,ROY b:01/17/1897 d:04/09/1912
FINCH,JESSE FRANKLI b:10/09/1883 d:03/29/1948
FORD,BABY BOY b:00/00/1970 d:00/00/1970
FORREST,ADA FLORENCE HALL b:08/17/1871 d:11/29/1957
FORREST,EDITH b:02/12/1906 d:04/07/2005
Edith Forrest,99,of Woodson,died Thursday,April 7,2005,at Throckmorton
County Memorial Hospital.Funeral services will be at 3p.m.Sunday,April
10,at Morehart Mortuary Chapel with the Rev.Jimmy Stiles officiating
and Matt Jeffreys assisting.Burial will follow in the Woodson Cemetery
under the direction of Morehart Mortuary.Visitation will be from 6 to 8
p.m.today,April 9,at the mortuary.EDITH MARIE FORREST was born on Feb.
12,1906,in Coryell County to A.H.CALHOUN and EUNICE BASHAM CALHOUN.She
married H.W.FORREST on Sept.18,1924 in Ireland. She retired in 1951 as
a school teacher from Woodson Elementary School.She was a member of the
Woodson Methodist Church from 1944 to 1976 before moving to
Breckenridge. Mrs.Forrest was preceded in death by her parents,husband
in 1974,two brothers,two sisters,and one great-granddaughter,JENNIFER
FORREST. Survivors include her sons,RANDAL FORREST and wife SHIRLEY of
Woodson and WAYLAND JACK FORREST of Breckenridge;three grandsons,STEVE
FORREST and wife TERESA and LARRY FORREST,all of Woodson and DAVID
FORREST of Lake Whitney;great-grandchildren,JEREMY and wife DOW FORREST
of Flordia,JOSEPH FORREST of McAllen,STEPHEN FORREST of England,KRISTEN
and RAMIRO GARZA of Edinburg,RANDY FORREST and CASEY FORREST of
Woodson and LAUERN FORREST of Arlington;and great-great-grandchildren,
JORDAN and TYLER FORREST of Flordia and R.J.GARZA of Edinburg.Memorials
may be made to Meals On Wheels or the Woodson Cemetery and may be left
at the mortuary. Condonlences may be sent online at
FORREST,ELMO b:11/25/1916 d:06/15/1990
Elmo Forrest,73,of Woodson,died Friday,June 15,1990,at Stephens
Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2p.m.,Sunday,June
17,1990,at the First Christian Church of Woodson with Rev.Rickey
Mitchell officiating.Burial will be in Woodson Cemetery directed by
Melton Funeral Home. He was born November 25,1916 in Hamilton,Texas.
He was a lifetime resident of Woodson. He was a farmer and rancher and
had farmed the Polk farms for many years. He married ADELLE OLIVER,
November 6,1937 in Throckmorton County,Texas. He was a member of the
First Christian Church of Woodson.He is survived by his wife,ADELLE
FORREST of Woodson;two daughters,ALENE FORREST and BECKY POTTS,both of
Woodson;one son,JAMES A.FORREST of San Jose,California;three sisters,
ODESSA MASSENGALE of Graham,IDA BELLAH of Lewisville and LOIS MCCLURE
of Charleston,West Virginia;one brother,ROBERT L.FORREST of Hurst;four
grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
FORREST,HOMER W. b:12/02/1905 d:12/06/1974
Homer Forrest,69,of Woodson,died Thursday night at his home after an
apparent heart attack.Services will be at 3p.m.Saturday in Merriman
Funeral Chapel. The Rev.Kiel Quesenberry,pastor of First United
Methodist Church and the Rev.Pete Bradfield,pastor of First Baptist
Church will officiate.Burial will be in Woodson Cemetery. Born Dec.2,
1905,in Hamilton County,Mr.Forrest married EDITH CALHOUN on Sept.25,
1924 in Coryell County. He was a schoolteacher in Woodson for several
years and was a farmer. Survivors include his wife;two sons,RANDALL of
Arlington and WAYLAND JACK of Woodson;three grandchildren;and two
sisters,Mrs.T.A.WOLFE of Joplin and Mrs.L.C.WINTER of Abilene.
FORREST,ISRAEL F. b:02/08/1868 d:08/03/1934
FORREST,JAMES CRAIG b:10/09/1946 d:03/31/1958
FORREST,JENNIFER ANN b:00/00/1987 d:00/00/1987
FORREST,MATTIE D. b:11/12/1893 d:08/30/1973
FORREST,ROBERT L. b:09/28/1923 d:02/03/1997 VETERAN WWII
FORREST, Robert L.
Robert L.Forrest,73,of Hurst,and a former Woodson resident,died Monday,
February 3,1997 in a Hurst hospital. Funeral services will be at 1p.m.
Thursday,February 6,at the First Christian Church of Woodson with Rev.
Tony Thurston officiating.Burial will be in the Woodson Cemetery
directed by Melton Funeral Home. He was born on September 28,1923,in
Throckmorton County,Texas. He married MARGARET MARY MILES on February
6,1946 in Eagle Rock,California. He moved to Hurst in 1965 from
Woodson.He worked for Bell Helicopter while living in Hurst and had
been a farmer and rancher while living in Woodson. He graduated from
Woodson High School and was a U.S.Marine veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife,MARGARET FORREST of Hurst;two daughters
JANET WINTON of Arlington and MARY ALICE FORREST of Hurst;three sons,
JOHN LEWIS FORREST of Weatherford,GERALD ELMO FORREST of Mineral Wells
and ROBERT L.FORREST,JR.,of San Francisco,California;three sisters,
LOIS MCCLURE of Charleston,West Virginia,ODESSA MASSENGALE of Graham,
and IDA BELLAH of Lewisville;eight grand-children,and one
great-granddaughter. He was preceded in death by two brothers,R.V. and
ELMO FORREST. Pallbearers will be BOBBY MATHIEWS,BUB BACHMAN,LARRY
SULLIVAN,JAY DAVIS,JOHN WICKIZER,and DAVID WARFFORD. Honorary
pallbearers will be BOBBY BELLAH,G.J.PEACOCK,DEWEY O'DELL,WADE BOYD,
DAVID SULLIVAN and ARCHIE SCOTT.
FORREST,R.V.JR. b:09/08/1914 d:03/31/1958
FORREST,R.V.SR. b:02/23/1892 d:01/08/1968
Funeral services for Roy Virgil Forrest,75,of Woodson,are to be held
today at 2:30p.m. in Woodson Baptist Church with Rev.Henry Salley,
pastor of First Mehtodist Church officiating.Burial was to be in
Woodson Cemetery under direction of Merriman Funeral Home in
Throckmorton. Mr.Forrest died Monday at 2:30a.m. in a Throckmorton
hospital. He had been a resident of Throckmorton County since 1921.He
was born Feb.23,1892 in Hamilton County and he married LILA SMITH in
1913.A retired farmer,he had been in poor health several years. He was
a member of Woodson Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife of the
home;two sons,ELMO of Woodson and R.L. of Hurst;three daughters,Mrs.
LOUISE MCCLURE of Charleston West Va.,Mrs.IDA MAE BELLAH of
Breckenridge and Mrs.ODESSA MASSENGALE of Graham;a brother,H.W.FORREST
of Woodson;two sisters,Mrs.JEANETTE WOLFE of Woodson and Mrs.ERENE
WINTERS of Snyder;12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Serving as pallbearers were to be BROWNING ELLIOTT,DALE JONES,MARVIN
BELLAH,DAVID SULLIVAN,GLAN MAGIN,JUDD JONES,BILL SANDERS and SILAS
FORREST,WINDLON ELMO b:07/18/1938 d:07/19/1938
FORREST,V.ADELLE b:08/03/1919 d:11/21/1995
FORREST, Adelle O.
Adelle O.Forrest,76,died Tuesday,Nov.21,1995,at an Abilene hospital.
Funeral services were held at 2p.m.,Friday at the First Christian
Church with Rev.Tony Thurston officiating.Burial was in Woodson
Cemetery directed by Melton Funeral Home. She was born on Aug.3,1919
in Throckmorton County. She married ELMO FORREST on Nov.6,1937 in
Throckmorton County. He preceded her in death on June 15,1990. She was
a lifetime resident of Woodson and has been a machinist for a glove
factory.She was a member of the First Christian Church.She is survived
by two daughters,ALENE FORREST and BECKY POTTS,both of Woodson;one son,
JAMES ALBERT FORREST of Paradise,California;two brothers,J.T.OLIVER
of San Angelo and RAYBERNE OLIVER of Rule;four grandchildren;and three
great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by one infant son
and one sister.
FORTH,ERMINE b:00/00/1893 d:00/00/1979
FORTH,C.M."JACK" b:00/00/1892 d:00/00/1975
FOSTER,BABY b:00/00/1922 d:00/00/1922
FOSTER,BEULAH LEE b:02/17/1890 d:12/17/1974
FOSTER,LESLIE YOUNG b:09/18/1887 d:10/12/1974
FOWLER,LEORA M.ALLISON b:06/02/1907 d:09/26/1992
(obit under Allison,Minnie L.)
FOWLER,JEFF A. b:11/23/1893 d:05/14/1971
FOX,ALICE MAUDE b:08/02/1892 d:10/29/1987
FOX, Alice M.
Alice M.Fox,95,died Thursday at a local hospital.Graveside services
were at 4p.m. Friday at Woodson Cemetery with the Rev.Rick Mitchell
officiating,directed by Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home. Born in
Mason County,she moved to Big Spring in 1972 from Woodson. She was a
member of Baptist Temple Church. She was the widow of JOSEPH ROBERT
FOX. Survivors include a daughter,RUBY FAYE TURNER of Forsan;four sons,
JACK FOX of Rule,ROY FOX of Breckenridge,RAY FOX of Breckenridge and
FLOY FOX of Odessa;13 grandchildren;15 great-grandchildren;and three
FOX,Billie A. b:10/12/1930 d:08/06/2003
FOX, Billie A., 72,died Wednesday,Aug.6,2003. Funeral services will be at
10a.m.today,Aug.9,at Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home with the Rev.Harrell
Braddock,Jr.,officiating. Burial will follow in the Woodson Cemetery,
directed by Melton-Kitchen Funeral Home.She was born BILLIE ANNE CLARY,
Oct.12,1930,in Cisco. She married ROY FOX Sept.26,1946,in Woodson. He
preceded her in death June 20,1999. She had been a seamstress for
Russell-Neuman Manufacturing. She was a member of the St.Paul United
Methodist Church. Fox is survived by three sons,KENNETH RAY FOX of
Argyle,LEE C."CHARLIE"FOX of Albany,and JOHN EDWARD FOX of Garland;two
sisters,VIRGINIA HINCHEY of Abilene and GENEVA DUNLAP of Taft,Calif.;
two brothers,WAYNE CLARY and CHARLEY CLARY both of Breckenridge;four
grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death
by her parents,husband and two sisters. Memorials may be made to the
St.Paul Methodist Church and may be left at the funeral home.
FOX,J.B."JACK" b:03/09/1917 d:03/25/1994
FOX, J. B.
J.B."Jack"Fox,77,of Rule,died Friday in a Haskell nursing home.
Graveside services will be at 11a.m.Monday in Woodson Cemetery with
the Rev.Jerry Turner officiating directed by Merriman-Archer Funeral
Home. Mr.Fox was born in San Angelo and was a farm worker.He lived in
the Rule area since about 1993. Survivors include one sister,RUBY FAY
TURNER of Forsan;and three brothers,ROY LEE FOX and RAY FOX,both of
Breckenridge and FLOY FOX of Odessa.
FOX,JOSEPH ROBERT b:12/03/1884 d:01/28/1970
FOX, ROY LEE b:09/06/1919 d:06/22/1999 VETERAN WWII
Roy Fox,79,died Sunday,June 20,1999,at Stephens Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services were at 10a.m.Tuesday at the Melton Kitchens Funeral
Home Chapel of Memories with The Reverend Johnny Miller officiating.
Burial followed in the Woodson Cemetery directed by Melton-Kitchens
Funeral Home. Mr.Fox was born September 6,1919 in Parker County.He
married BILLIE CLARY on September 26,1946 in Woodson. He moved to
Breckenridge in 1983 from Odessa. He was a truck driver and was
affiliated with St.Paul United Methodist Church. He was a U.S.Army
Veteran of W.W.II. He is survived by his wife,BILLIE FOX of
Breckenridge;three sons and two daughters-in-law,KENNETH ROY and KIM
FOX of Argyle,LEE C.and DEBBIE FOX of Clyde,and JOHN EDWARD FOX of
Dallas;one sister,FAYE TURNER of Forsan;two brothers,BOB FOX of Odessa
and RAY FOX of Breckenridge;three grandchildren and one great
grandchild.Pallbearers were BUD CLARY,BOB RILEY,GLENN SKAGGS,BILLY JOE
HARRIS,JIMMY DALE HARRIS AND CHARLEY CLARY.
FRY,BEN OSCAR b:12/25/1856 d:09/06/1936
FRY,LULA "DUCK" b:10/17/1897 d:05/19/1977
FRY, Lula M., 79,of Breckenridge and formerly of Woodson,died at
7:30a.m.Thursday in Stephens Memorial Hospital.Funeral services were to
be held at 2p.m.Saturday(today)at the First Christian Church in
Woodson. The Rev.Martin Foster,pastor,was to officiate.Burial was to be
in Woodson Cemetery under the direction of Melton Funeral Home. Born
LULA MAE FRY Oct.17,1897,in Woodson,she moved to Breckenridge in 1943
from Woodson and worked for Bender's Department Store. She lived in
Woodson with a niece,Mrs.RAY DICKIE. She was a charter member of the
Woodson First Christian Church. Survivors include a twin sister,Mrs.
R.L.(TEET)STANDRIDGE of Wichita Falls;a brother,JOE FRY of Independence
Kan.;three nieces,RUBY SCHILLETER of Duncan,Okla.,MRS.WILLIAM BOUGHMAN
of Bossier City,La.,and MRS.RAY DICKIE of Woodson;and four nephews,
CLIFF MALEY of Woodson,GLENN FRY of Sulphur Springs,RAY FRY of Monahans
and JACK GOWEN of Bossier City,La. Pallbearers were to be MARVIN
BELLAH,BOBBY JOE BELLAH,DONALD BELLAH,MILFORD HASKINS,DEWEY O'DELL,
JAMES POTTS,RAYFORD MATHIEWS and BOBBY DONNELL. Honorary pallbearers
were to be BILL DAVIS,KENT TURNER,JOHN LEE PEVEY,ELMER HUGHES,BROWNING
ELLIOTT and W.D.BOYD.
FRY,LINDA MAE b:09/23/1888 d:02/10/1955
FRY,MARY EMMA b:06/26/1861 d:11/02/1939
FULTON,SAMUEL H. b:02/02/1882 d:08/26/1926