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WOODSON CEMETERY A-F

Woodson Cemetery is located in the town of Woodson, Throckmorton Co., TX.
Located on the west side of State Hwy. 183.

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ABEL, ARMON R.    b:06/03/1932 d:09/27/1995ABEL, DOVIE FRANCIS    b:03/15/1936 d:04/19/1969ABELS, IDA CONSTANT CROUSEN    b:02/09/1899 d:05/30/1982Obituary:  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:02/19/1962ABERNATHY, LEANER MAY    b:07/15/1927 d:10/09/1998ABRAHAM, GLENN    b:00/00/1917 d:00/00/2003ABRAHAM, MARY     b:00/00/1917 d:00/00/0000AINSWORTH, MATILDA    b:10/29/1839 d:12/02/1929ALLEN, G. RUTH FITE    b:04/04/1929 d:11/27/1999ALLEN, H.R.    b:03/02/1891 d:04/01/1962ALLEN, MYRTLE TACKETT   b:08/06/1893 d:01/06/1944ALLISON, A.B.    b:12/01/1876 d:01/04/1956ALLISON, A.J.    b:04/09/1855 d:11/10/1933ALLISON, ANDREW JACKSON    b:01/26/1919 d:09/14/1989 VETERAN WWIIObituary: ALLISON, JackJack 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:05/31/1911ALLISON, BESSIE ANN   b:08/09/1879 d:10/12/1979Obituary: ALLISON, BessieMrs. 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:02/23/1970ALLISON, CORA MAE WALKER    b:03/17/1905 d:01/22/1987Obituary: ALLISON, CoraCora 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:07/11/1960ALLISON, E.H.    b:11/16/1864 d:05/20/1935ALLISON, ELLA    b:12/14/1866 d:04/20/1922ALLISON, ELVIS    b:04/15/1915 d:12/05/2003 VETERAN WWIIObituary: ALLISON, ElvisElvis 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:05/29/1963ALLISON, JAMES    b:00/00/1875 d:00/00/1929ALLISON, JOHN CARL    b:09/18/1912 d:12/23/1992 VETERAN WWIIObituary: ALLISON, John CarlJohn 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:09/22/1998Obituary: ALLISON, Kathy MaeKathy 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:02/14/1919ALLISON, OTTO J.     b:05/13/1909 d:05/22/1972 VETERAN WWIIObituary: 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(obit)ALLISON, Minnie LeoraMinnie 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 andwas 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:01/10/1919ALLISON,RUTH SUSIE b:09/24/1910 d:01/27/1980ALLISON,S.A. b:03/20/1859 d:10/27/1943ALLISON,VERNELL BUFKIN b: d:12/04/1988(obit)ALLISON,Vernell BufkinVernell 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 great-grandchild.ALLISON,VIRGIL b:06/11/1905 d:10/23/1985ANDERSON,A.J. b:08/22/1912 d:06/17/1935ANDERSON,ALFRED J. b:12/22/1888 d:04/24/1952ANDERSON,BETTIE LEE b:08/20/1883 d:07/27/1958ANDERSON,ROBERT LEMUEL b:10/31/1877 d:08/18/1940ASKEW,BENJAMIN FRANKLIN b:02/14/1872 d:01/07/1972(obit)ASKEW, B.F.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 knownthroughout 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(obit)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 grandchildren.ASKEW,CHARLES PINCKNEY b:00/00/1858 d:00/00/1940ASKEW,EULA PARRISH b:03/19/1886 d:03/21/1961ASKEW,MAUDE LEE ORMSBY b:11/25/1884 d:03/09/1936ASKEW,ROBERT ELLIOTT b:04/09/1879 d:03/09/1936ASKEW,SID b:09/01/1876 d:09/03/1951ASKEW,TURNER BATES b:06/09/1921 d:12/07/1996(obit)ASKEW, Turner BatesTurner 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:00/00/1926ATKINSON,ANNIE E. b:08/17/1877 d:03/17/1952ATKINSON,CLARA b:05/07/1915 d:12/02/1996ATKINSON,DUKE b:05/22/1912 d:06/11/1971ATKINSON,JAMES A. b:07/21/1876 d:04/22/1968ATKINSON,JAMES KEATON b:01/09/1926 d:01/28/1998 VETERAN WWII(obit)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:10/30/1964ATKINSON,ODESSA W. b:00/00/1905 d:10/19/1994(obit)ATKINSON, OdessaOdessa 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 ofBreckenridge;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 NELLWALKER 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:05/05/1966ATKINSON,W.A."SHORTY" b:00/00/1901 d:00/00/1977BBAILEY,JERRY D. b:09/29/1948 d:02/16/1990BAKER,ADDIE LEAH b:10/20/1907 d:03/20/1950BAKER,ANNA D. b:02/14/1914 d:10/29/1944BAKER,CLAUDE EVERETT b:06/08/1906 d:05/31/1962BAKER,ERNEST C. b:07/06/1903 d:11/08/1970BAKER,FRANCES RAY b:07/05/1929 d:08/24/2003(obit)BAKER, Frances RayGraveside 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.BAKER,JACK b:05/23/1940 d:04/17/1997BANISTER,GRACE M. b:00/00/1913 d:00/00/1988BARNER,LOUISE MCDONALD b:03/27/1902 d:10/21/1974BARNER,SUSIE ROBBERSON b:12/19/1898 d:02/04/1996(headstone reads:ROBBERSON,SUSIE)(obit)BARNER, Susie RobbersonSusie 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(obit)BASS, DaisyMrs.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:11/19/1957BATEMAN,CATHERINE b:00/00/1856 d:00/00/1941BATEMAN,THOMAS b:00/00/1854 d:00/00/1931BATES,DOUGLAS b:12/08/1944 d:12/08/1944BATES,EARL LEE "RICHARD" b:10/06/1917 d:05/12/1972 VETERAN WWII(obit)BATES, RichardFuneral 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 TURNER.BATES,JAMES R. b:00/00/1880 d:00/00/1961BATES,JUDY b:01/03/1941 d:04/17/1943BATES,RUTH b:07/25/1911 d:09/03/1950BEADLE,WALTER CRAWFORD b:00/00/1913 d:00/00/1999BEATY,ADAM b:00/00/1880 d:00/00/1951BEATY,ALEX b:00/00/1882 d:00/00/1957BEATY,CORA b:00/00/1878 d:00/00/1957BEATY,KATE b:00/00/1875 d:00/00/1946BEATY,KATHLEEN b:08/28/1912 d:10/13/1984 VETERAN WWIIBEATY,MYRTLE b:00/00/1892 d:00/00/1989BEATY,N.J.NORMAN "HAP" MARKER ONLY "IN MEMORY"BEATY,OLLIE VIRGINIA b:00/00/1884 d:00/00/1959BEATY, WoodyWoody 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 marriedGERRY 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;twodaughters,GLORIA HURFORD of Woodson and KAREN BOLAND of Woodson;two sons,JAMES BEATY of Lubbock and RONNIE BOYD of Alaska;ninegrandchildren;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:06/27/1998BEAUCHAMP,ROSIE BELL LATHAM b:08/27/1919 d:01/19/1993(obit)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(obit)BELLAH, Bobby JoeBobby 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(obit)BELLAH, Donald RoscoeDonald 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 DONTHOMASSON 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(obit) BELLAH, Everett LeeEverett 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:10/01/1989BELLAH,JACK H. b:06/19/1917 d:11/08/1969 VETERAN WWII(obit)BELLAH, JackFuneral 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:07/24/1980BELLAH,LIZ b:05/26/1932 d:12/19/2001BELLAH,LUTHER BRYANT,SR. b:05/25/1885 d:11/24/1951BELLAH,MAUDE AUSTELL HENRY b:01/14/1886 d:06/28/1971BELLAH, OLA MAE HARTY b:12/14/1922 d:11/07/2001(obit)BELLAH, Ola Mae HartyOla 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 79605.BELLAH,WALTON DAVID b:11/30/1927 d:10/05/1978 VETERAN WWIIBENNET,ANNA AMMA b:01/20/1900 d:02/07/1988BENNET,J.A. b:00/00/1875 d:00/00/1950BERRY,LUCILE b:00/00/1914 d:00/00/1933BIBB,BERTHA E. b:00/00/1881 d:00/00/1961BIBB,EVELYN V.PARROTT b:09/09/1901 d:07/15/1986(obit)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:00/00/1959BIBB,MURRAY E. b:00/00/1901 d:00/00/1977BIGGS,FRANKIE b:06/08/1891 d:06/14/1951BIGGS,HARRIS SR. b:02/27/1906 d:02/04/1960BIGGS,RUSTY b:01/19/1921 d:10/12/1951BIGGS,SARAH W. b:05/10/1850 d:01/23/1929BIGGS,W.B.SR. b:07/31/1877 d:10/17/1958BIGGS,W.M. b:03/13/1855 d:11/06/1937BLACKERBY,ALICE DORA b:04/18/1875 d:04/23/1960BLACKERBY,ENOCH FRANKLIN b:04/28/1872 d:09/25/1944(obit)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 WWIIBLACKERBY,HULDA MAE b:04/27/1902 d:05/18/1974(obit)BLACKERBY, HULDA MAESunday 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 27,1902in 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 ofFt.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:04/13/1980BLAIR,JAMES S. b:05/01/1925 d:06/13/1999 VETERAN WWIIBLAIR, 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:02/27/1922Son of JOHN H.AND TEXANNA WALKER BLAIRBLEVINS, WILLIAM AMOS b:01/24/1927 d:02/20/1999 VETERAN WWII(obit)BLEVINS, BillFuneral 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:02/06/1999BLEVINS, Winona DeeFuneral 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 Morehart Mortuary.BOUDREAUX,JUANITA NORTHCUTT b:10/22/1908 d:12/22/1986BOYD,CORA E. b:00/00/1891 d:00/00/1923BOYD,CORA MAE b:05/09/1938 d:11/15/1938BOYD,INFANT b:00/00/1949 d:00/00/1949BOYD,JANICE b:12/09/1950 d:03/09/1951BOYD,JUDITH b:12/09/1950 d:04/27/1951BOYD,MURRIE b:02/09/1918 d:04/15/1928BOYD, RONNIE b:03/04/1956 d:07/09/2002(obit) BOYD, RonnieRonnie 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 includehis 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:00/00/1948BOYD, WILLIAM DOUGLAS, JR. b:05/18/1912 d:06/21/1988(obit)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 Funeral Home.BOYD,WYNNE b:00/00/1923 d:00/00/1923BOYLES, JOHN LESLIE "COACH" b:04/09/1936 d:12/14/2001(obit)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 SchoolDistricts.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 thingsfor 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 nieces,nephews,and friends.BRADFORD, LAURA FAY b:10/11/1913 d:09/29/2003(obit)BRADFORD, Laura Fay BartlettLaura 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 theStephens County Cancer Society and may be left at Morehart Mortuary.BRADFORD,O.E. b:10/02/1912 d:02/11/1981 VETERAN WWIIBRADLEY, IZORA b:07/19,1095 d:10/24/1990(obit)BRADLEY, IzoraIzora 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 FirstBaptist 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:00/00/1938BRADLEY,MANDY J. b:00/00/1861 d:00/00/1926BRADLEY, RANDELL ELBERT b:01/25/1927 d:07/19/1975(obit)BRADLEY, Randell ElbertA 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.Nobond 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:12/25/1961BRANTLEY,BABY b:10/07/1942 d:10/07/1942BRANTLEY, CARLOS WILEY b:10/06/1918 d:08/11/1992 VETERAN WWII(obit)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:02/12/1969BRANTLEY,ELLEN b:02/17/1916 d:08/04/1916BRANTLEY,JUAN L."RED" b:10/25/1928 d:06/29/1961BRANTLEY, LLOYD b:02/27/1888 d:02/23/1975(obit)BRANTLEY, LloydServices 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 inCallahan 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:12/02/1977BRAZELL, GERALDEAN MATTIE"JERRY" b:08/04/1920 d:02/03/2005(obit)BRAZELL, Geraldean Mattie "Jerry"Geraldean Mattie(Jerry)Brazell,age 84,died Thursday,February 3,2005 atHendrick Medical Center in Abilene,Texas.Funeral services were held Saturday,February 5,2005 at 2p.m.at the First Baptist Church in Woodsonwith the Rev.Jimmy Stiles officiating. Interment was in the WoodsonCemetery under the direction of Merriman-Archer Funeral Home ofThrockmorton. Jerry was born August 4,1920 in Aubrey,Texas to WILLIAMMORGAN(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 yearsand Superior Standard in Fort Worth for 18 years as a welder. Jerrymoved 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 cutterand at R.E.Dye Manufacturing. Jerry worked for the Woodson Schools fornine years as a bus driver and in maintenance.Jerry had many friends inWoodson and Breckenridge. She was a member of the Baptist Church. Shewas 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 ofBreckenridge;a nephew JACK HOWARD and DIANA of Breckenridge;andnumerous other nieces and nephews.BRAZELL,UNA MAUD b:00/00/1892 d:00/00/1980BRAZELL,WILLIAM M."SHORTY" b:00/00/1882 d:10/20/1962BREEDEN,MARGIE CRAVER b:00/00/1923 d:00/00/1960BROCKMAN,JOHN THOMAS b:06/24/1857 d:04/10/1912BROCKMAN,LUDIE G."JINKS" b:11/05/1901 d:10/13/1978BROCKMAN,LULAH L.TRIMBLE b:06/13/1865 d:01/03/1913BROCKMAN,NANNIE BELL b:09/12/1912 d:08/31/1940BROWN,A.J. b:03/04/1845 d:12/19/1916BROWN, DANIEL BOLIVER, SR. b:11/24/1883 d:03/06/1960(obit)BROWN, Daniel BoliverDaniel 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 great-grandchildren.BROWN,EDGAR C. b:01/09/1921 d:08/01/1935BROWN,FANNIE POWELL b:06/26/1887 d:04/10/1930BROWN, FAYLA ALLISON b:01/10/1914 d:11/26/1985(obit)BROWN, FaylaFayla 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:06/07/1932BROWN,JULIUS C."JUDE" b:02/21/1914 d:11/20/1940BROWN,MARTHA LOUISE HUNT b:02/22/1884 d:06/26/1952BROWN, MYRTLE IRENE b:07/27/1891 d:07/31/1985(obit)BROWN, MyrtleMyrtle 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 pallbearers.BROWN,SILAS b:03/14/1911 d:11/30/2000(obit)BROWN, SilasSilas 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 and W.E.HARPER.BROWN, VIRGIE MAE WHITE b:06/26/1912 d:07/08/1999(obit)BROWN, Virgie MaeVirgie 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 BOBBY HARRIS.BROWN,WILLIAM MITCHELL b:03/07/1872 d:09/09/1950BROYLES,ERMINE RUTH b:00/00/0000 d:00/00/0000BROYLES,ROBERT b:00/00/0000 d:00/00/0000BROYLES, THOMAS WILLIAM WOOD b:01/24/1906 d:03/05/2001(obit)BROYLES, Thomas William WoodThomas 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 Weatherford.BUFKIN, BERNA DENE b:11/07/1922 d:12/13/1994(obit)BUFKIN, Berna DeneBerna 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:11/09/1973BUFKIN,CORNELIA MOORE b:04/17/1868 d:10/27/1927BUFKIN, DAVID ALFORD b:03/16/1955 d:06/03/1971(obit)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(obit)BUFKIN, Essie MaeEssie 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:02/25/1944BUFKIN,WILLIAM FRED b:02/18/1894 d:00/00/1985CCAGLE,JOSEPH BENSON b:12/11/1893 d:06/05/1966 VETERAN WWICAGLE, ROSA JANE HAMILTON b:09/19/1898 d:06/12/2001(obit) CAGLE, Rosa JaneRosa 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 BaptistChurch 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:12/13/1950CALLAHAN,ALBERT BRUCE b:06/02/1884 d:07/04/1957CALLAHAN,BESSIE b:06/13/1878 d:06/30/1921CALLAHAN,WILLIAM F. b:01/09/1928 d:02/17/1946CALLAHAN,WOOD b:02/10/1909 d:02/10/1909CAMP,ELVA M. b:10/20/1920 d:12/24/1922CAMP,JOHN XENOPHAN b:04/12/1885 d:09/01/1966CAMP,MARY JANE b:05/16/1901 d:07/13/1974CANTWELL,LITTLE JIM b:09/05/1912 d:02/05/1913CANTWELL,MRS.BERTHA b:01/27/1892 d:03/08/1920CANUTESON, ALBERT "RED" b:02/10/1909 d:01/13/1975(obit)CANUTESON, AlbertFuneral 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(obit)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 GarnerCANUTESON, WandaMrs.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(obit)CARPENTER, AliceAlice 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 until1938 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(obit)CARPENTER, Cora MayCora 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 andhe 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 Christminister 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:11/22/1948CARRIGAN,MYRA JONES b:01/09/1900 d:10/16/1956CASEY,LULA b:11/06/1902 d:10/23/1916note:sandstone headstone,very worn and broke in halfCASTLEBERRY,J.HAROLD b:02/01/1917 d:01/03/1990(obit)CASTLEBERRY, J.HaroldJ.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 ScottishRite Hospital,222 Welborn,Dallas.CHAMBERS,EULA STUBBLEFIELD b:12/14/1900 d:12/28/1991CHESHIRE,BARBARA KATE NEGY b:11/04/1924 d:08/01/1975note:Memorial marker."Buried in Arlington,Tx."CHICK,MARY E. b:07/19/1890 d:01/16/1974CHICK,ROY CLAYTON b:03/09/1924 d:04/17/1945 6th MarinesDiv.WWIICHICK,WILLIAM A. b:09/19/1881 d:05/12/1955 VETERAN WWICHILDERS,L.H. b:03/31/1883 d:04/23/0000CHILTON,ANNA DICKIE NEGY b:01/30/1929 d:05/28/2004note:inscription on headstone:Buried in Stephenville,TexasCHRISTIAN,DOY LYNN b:06/03/1938 d:08/29/1983(obit)CHRISTIAN, DoyServices 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:01/29/1960CHRISTIAN,J.A. b:04/15/1872 d:11/10/1936CHRISTIAN,JOE b:12/01/1905 d:04/26/1987(obit)CHRISTIAN, JoeJoe 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(obit)CHRISTIAN, MamieMamie 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:04/21/1942CHRISTIAN,TOY GLENN b:06/03/1938 d:03/04/1981CHRISTIAN,VIOLA KANADY b:03/11/1913 d:05/13/1990(obit)CHRISTIAN, ViolaViola 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 GRIFFITH.CLANCY,R.D. b:06/20/1889 d:11/08/1937CLARK,BEVERLY SUE MITCHELL b:05/01/1964 d:01/28/1985CLEMENT,OLA PARKS b:00/00/1889 d:00/00/1968COLLEY,J.B. b:05/17/1911 d:06/26/1974(obit)COLLEY, J.B.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:00/00/1982COLLINS,VICKI L. b:03/02/1954 d:12/28/2003(obit)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:06/09/1959First husband of Navada Allison.Father of Carla Suzette Cook.COON,JACOB B. b:04/12/1868 d:04/05/1947COON,JESSIE B. b:05/03/1871 d:01/29/1954COON,WILLIAM S. b:12/15/1897 d:08/27/1970(obit)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:02/06/1962COX,FAY b:06/07/1882 d:01/24/1964COX,J.C. b:05/01/1924 d:11/23/1981COX,KATE ELIZABETH BIGGS b:11/19/1886 d:01/19/1945COX,LILLIAN ELIZABETH b:06/14/1916 d:03/08/1918COX,NALLIE CORRAL b:04/06/1893 d:11/06/1906CRARY,H.ARNOLD "BUD" b:12/23/1914 d:06/04/2000(obit)CRARY, ArnoldArnold 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 great-grandchildren.CRAVER,LOUIS H. b:01/19/1896 d:06/28/1948 VETERAN WWICRAWFORD,EVELYN S. b:01/03/1923 d:10/11/1971CRAWFORD,GEORGE KENNETH b:06/20/1942 d:04/16/1996(obit)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 aself-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 BYNUM.CREAGER,LINDA MAY b:03/04/1940 d:03/04/1940CRONE,JEAN BUNGER MALEY b:06/23/1929 d:01/24/1978CROUSEN,CHARLES R. b:07/14/1908 d:10/03/1908CROUSEN,JOE WINN b:03/17/1907 d:01/04/1982 VETERAN WWIICROUSEN,LITTLE VIOLET b:01/22/1905 d:11/04/1906CROUSEN,RUBY E. b:08/25/1918 d:09/24/1993(obit)CROUSEN, RubyRuby 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:03/02/1951CROUSEN,WAYNE GEAN b:10/13/1933 d:07/20/1934(obit)CROUSEN, Wayne JeanWayne 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 LUCILLEBLAIR,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 Death".CROUSEN,WILLIS C. b:02/23/1893 d:02/06/1959 VETERAN WWICROUSEN,W.H b:02/24/1861 d:11/02/1939CRUDGINGTON,MARIE b:09/24/1937 d:09/20/2003(obit)CRUDGINGTON, Marie SullivanMarie 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 WWICRUMP,BABY DICK b:02/18/1920 d:06/01/1921CRUMP,CHARLIE b:09/11/1903 d:11/15/1913CRUMP,JAMES OLIVER b:03/19/1888 d:04/21/1972(obit)CRUMP, James OliverFuneral 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,MARIETIMMONS,Woodson;two granddaughters,and one sister,Mrs.L.Y.FOSTER,Woodson.CRUMP,MARY E. b:00/00/1865 d:00/00/1949CRUMP,SUSAN JANET PARROTT b:00/00/1886 d:00/00/1963CRUMP,THOMAS L. b:00/00/1858 d:00/00/1934CRUMP,THOMAS L.JR. b:12/17/1893 d:05/09/1912CUMPTON,ANNIE LEE b:01/29/1880 d:01/30/1966CUMPTON,LEE b:05/05/1900 d:01/06/1984(obit) CUMPTON, LeeFuneral 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. Helater 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 OWENS.CUMPTON,WILLIAM THOMAS b:02/14/1870 d:11/03/1949DDANIELS,BERNICE b:01/25/1925 d:04/25/1935DANIEL,MINNIE PEACOCK b:10/18/1899 d:07/15/1991(obit)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 ofSanta 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:00/00/1954DAVIDSON,MARY A. b:00/00/1869 d:00/00/1948DAVIS,LANA KAY b:12/02/1968 d:01/20/2003DAVISON,RUTHIE D. b:00/00/1860 d:00/00/1905DAVISON,WILLIAM b:00/00/1850 d:00/00/1918DAWS,R.D."BOB" b:01/27/1872 d:04/14/1947DAWS,GRACE F. b:12/26/1897 d:05/21/1988(obit)DAWS, GraceGrace 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 WWIIDAWS,LISA MARIE b:03/24/1957 d:03/24/1957DAWS,MYRA GOODE b:04/21/1902 d:07/28/1991(obit)DAWS, MyraMyra 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:10/21/1983DAWS, SUDIE SHELTON TITUS b:01/27/1872 d:12/30/1970(obit)DAWS, SueMrs. 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 WWIIDERRICK,J.ROY b:06/16/1909 d:04/30/1989(obit)DERRICK, J. RoyJ.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 wifeof Grandbury;two daughters,VICKI DERRICK of Fort Worth and DIANASIGFSTEAD 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:10/26/1980DICKIE,ALEX b:09/30/1855 d:12/20/1927DICKIE,BRYAN H. b:09/24/1891 d:02/05/1917DICKIE,BRYON WINSTON b:04/11/1929 d:12/07/2000(obit)DICKIE, WinstonByron 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:04/12/1967DICKIE,DAVID A. b:09/11/1917 d:03/19/1978DICKIE,GEORGE DEWEY b:04/13/1898 d:12/06/1975 VETERAN WWIDICKIE,GEORGE DEWEY,JR. b:10/30/1925 d:12/26/1992 VETERAN WWII(obit)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 IIand 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 BUTTON.DICKIE,HUGH b:02/24/1890 d:10/08/1939DICKIE,HUGH,JR. b:01/26/1926 d:07/21/1990 VETERAN WWII(obit)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 rancherand 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(obit)DICKIE, Jo EmmaJo 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 www.morehartmortuary.net.DICKIE,JOHN DAN b:07/06/1962 d:07/07/1962DICKIE,LUDIE b:10/04/1889 d:03/05/1972(obit) DICKIE, LudieFuneral 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 great-grandchildren.DICKIE,MABEL b:02/28/1904 d:10/30/1906DICKIE,MARY b:01/05/1888 d:02/02/1917DICKIE,MARY LOU "SIS" b:03/09/1924 d:04/12/1967DICKIE,SARAH JANE b:06/09/1859 d:04/25/1919DIXON b:00/00/0000 d:00/00/0000DIXON, b:00/00/0000 d:00/00/0000DOAN,DAVID LIPSCOMB b:02/20/1871 d:06/16/1950DOAN,JAMES "JIM" MONROE b:05/17/1866 d:07/16/1942DOAN,PEARL b:03/19/1910 d:07/28/1961DONALDSON,MILDRED PAULINE b:02/01/1925 d:09/11/1950DONNELL,ALLYNE L. b:12/06/1923 d:04/11/1972(obit)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:10/04/1982DOWNING,BARBARA JANE b:02/05/1934 d:11/23/1939DOWNING IZORA b:08/26/1876 d:12/13/1926DOWNING,LENA JOE b:02/20/1897 d:02/10/1958DOWNING,W.H. "HASTE" b:02/01/1869 d:01/16/1946DUNCAN,ETTER b:00/00/1885 d:00/00/1914DUNLAP,COREL E. b:00/00/1900 d:00/00/1967DUNLAP,DELLA b:05/18/1891 d:00/00/1972(obit)DUNLAP, DellaFormer 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:00/00/1974DUNLAP,GARTHA BIRD b:12/19/1921 d:04/22/2001(obit)DUNLAP, Gartha BirdGartha 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 amember 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,sixbrothers and one sister.DUNLAP,J.R. b:06/28/1926 d:12/26/1974 VETERAN WWII(obit)DUNLAP, J.R.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 grandchildren.DUNLAP,LOUIS EDWARD b:04/04/1904 d:08/18/1951DUNLAP,W.M. b:07/17/1873 d:12/08/1954DWYER.ELIZABETH V. b:00/00/1890 d:00/00/1961DWYER,FRANCIS NEAL b:00/00/1891 d:00/00/1964EEATON,AMANDA "MANDY" b:04/06/1864 d:12/11/1941EATON,GEORGE C. b:00/00/1859 d:00/00/1947EDENS,JOEL EDWARD b:10/11/1916 d:08/03/1990(obit)EDENS, Joel EdwardJoel 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 includehis 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:11/00/2003EDENS,LEE EDWARD b:03/07/1951 d:06/07/1972(obit)EDENS, LeeFuneral 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 Graham.EDLER,EDDIE GARNER b:12/23/1909 d:03/05/1985(obit)EDLER, Eddie G., 75,of Woodson died at 3p.m.Tuesday at Stephens MemorialHospital after a lengthy illness.Services will be at 2p.m.today atMelton Funeral Home. Mike Cox,Church of Christ minister,will officateand 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 amember 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 ofHereford;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(obit)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 HUGH DICKIE.EDMONDSON,JOHNNIE GLENN b:02/20/1908 d:10/27/1966EDMONDSON,MARZIE"TID"FRANCES b:09/19/1906 d:01/16/1997EDWARDS,EVERETT SPENCER b:01/26/1926 d:09/30/2000EDWARDS,LUCY J.WALKER b:00/00/1861 d:00/00/1932EDWARDS,MARTEN F. b:01/27/1893 d:05/09/1908EDWARDS,THOMAS J. b:00/00/1860 d:00/00/1930ELLEDGE,GLENNIE V.SULLIVAN b:01/31/1926 d:09/30/2002(obit)ELLEDGE, Glennie Vernell SullivanGlennie 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;sixgrandchildren,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:11/18/1907ELLIOTT,ELLA BOZEMAN b:00/00/1872 d:00/00/1952ELLIOTT,OMA J.MILLER TUTTLE b:04/30/1897 d:01/26/1999(obit)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 ELLISTON.ELLIOTT,WILLIAM MADISON b:00/00/1858 d:00/00/1959ELLIS,A.J. b:02/07/1859 d:07/10/1935ELLIS,CHARLES N.SR. b:00/00/1894 d:00/00/1926ELLIS,EMMER b:01/30/1866 d:04/09/1939ELLIS,ETHEL,E. b:04/11/1908 d:08/28/1994(obit)ELLIS, EthelEthel 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:00/00/1934ELLIS,GUY R. b:02/08/1899 d:04/28/1976ELLISON,ESTHER DOAN b:06/17/1897 d:09/28/1989(obit)ELLISTON, EstherEsther 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 amember 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 five great-grandchildren.ELLISTON,GEORGE b:07/26/1874 d:07/23/1938ELLISTON,JAMES JORDAN b:09/30/1924 d:02/05/1993 VETERAN WWII(obit)ELLISTON, JamesJames 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(obit)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 twodaughters,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:00/00/1968EVERETT,ELVA MAE b:07/09/1910 d:01/03/1911EVERETT,INFANT b:00/00/0000 d:00/00/0000note:engraved on headstone "A Little Flower Of Love"EVERETT,J.L. b:10/16/1872 d:09/08/1938EVERETT,J.R. b:03/13/1887 d:12/11/1905EVERETT,JAMES HENRY b:01/12/1843 d:08/09/1925 CSA CO.BConfederate 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,M.D.of Woodson.EVERETT,LITTLE DURWOOD b:12/01/1915 d:11/09/1924EVERETT,LOUELLA PEARL b:04/06/1880 d:07/13/1968EVERETT,LOUIS FRANKLIN b:00/00/1876 d:00/00/1968EVERETT,MARY C. b:00/00/1845 d:08/28/1928Wife of JAMES HENRY EVERETTConfederate 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:04/14/1983FFARROW,BILLIE V. b:12/28/1924 d:04/04/1930FARROW,CARRIE A. b:11/24/1871 d:03/25/1910FARROW,JAMES F. b:08/12/1866 d:05/07/1943FARROW,JAMES IRA b:11/24/1893 d:10/29/1956 VETERAN WWIFARROW,P.AUTIS b:12/04/1902 d:02/06/1972FARROW,ROY b:01/17/1897 d:04/09/1912FINCH,JESSE FRANKLI b:10/09/1883 d:03/29/1948FORD,BABY BOY b:00/00/1970 d:00/00/1970FORREST,ADA FLORENCE HALL b:08/17/1871 d:11/29/1957FORREST,EDITH b:02/12/1906 d:04/07/2005(obit)FORREST, EdithEdith Forrest,99,of Woodson,died Thursday,April 7,2005,at ThrockmortonCounty Memorial Hospital.Funeral services will be at 3p.m.Sunday,April10,at Morehart Mortuary Chapel with the Rev.Jimmy Stiles officiatingand Matt Jeffreys assisting.Burial will follow in the Woodson Cemeteryunder the direction of Morehart Mortuary.Visitation will be from 6 to 8p.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.Shemarried H.W.FORREST on Sept.18,1924 in Ireland. She retired in 1951 asa school teacher from Woodson Elementary School.She was a member of theWoodson Methodist Church from 1944 to 1976 before moving toBreckenridge. Mrs.Forrest was preceded in death by her parents,husbandin 1974,two brothers,two sisters,and one great-granddaughter,JENNIFERFORREST. Survivors include her sons,RANDAL FORREST and wife SHIRLEY ofWoodson and WAYLAND JACK FORREST of Breckenridge;three grandsons,STEVEFORREST and wife TERESA and LARRY FORREST,all of Woodson and DAVIDFORREST of Lake Whitney;great-grandchildren,JEREMY and wife DOW FORRESTof Flordia,JOSEPH FORREST of McAllen,STEPHEN FORREST of England,KRISTENand RAMIRO GARZA of Edinburg,RANDY FORREST and CASEY FORREST ofWoodson and LAUERN FORREST of Arlington;and great-great-grandchildren,JORDAN and TYLER FORREST of Flordia and R.J.GARZA of Edinburg.Memorialsmay be made to Meals On Wheels or the Woodson Cemetery and may be leftat the mortuary. Condonlences may be sent online atwww.morehartmortuary.net.FORREST,ELMO b:11/25/1916 d:06/15/1990(obit)FORREST, ElmoElmo 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(obit)FORREST, HomerHomer 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:08/03/1934FORREST,JAMES CRAIG b:10/09/1946 d:03/31/1958FORREST,JENNIFER ANN b:00/00/1987 d:00/00/1987FORREST,MATTIE D. b:11/12/1893 d:08/30/1973FORREST,ROBERT L. b:09/28/1923 d:02/03/1997 VETERAN WWII(obit)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 Wellsand 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:03/31/1958FORREST,R.V.SR. b:02/23/1892 d:01/08/1968(obit)FORREST, R.V.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 in1913.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.FORRESTof 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 BROWN.FORREST,WINDLON ELMO b:07/18/1938 d:07/19/1938FORREST,V.ADELLE b:08/03/1919 d:11/21/1995(obit)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.OLIVERof 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:00/00/1979FORTH,C.M."JACK" b:00/00/1892 d:00/00/1975FOSTER,BABY b:00/00/1922 d:00/00/1922FOSTER,BEULAH LEE b:02/17/1890 d:12/17/1974FOSTER,LESLIE YOUNG b:09/18/1887 d:10/12/1974FOWLER,LEORA M.ALLISON b:06/02/1907 d:09/26/1992(obit under Allison,Minnie L.)FOWLER,JEFF A. b:11/23/1893 d:05/14/1971FOX,ALICE MAUDE b:08/02/1892 d:10/29/1987(obit)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 great-great-granchildren.FOX,Billie A. b:10/12/1930 d:08/06/2003(obit)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. Hepreceded 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 deathby 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(obit)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:01/28/1970FOX, ROY LEE b:09/06/1919 d:06/22/1999 VETERAN WWII(obit)FOX, RoyRoy 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 wasaffiliated 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:09/06/1936FRY,LULA "DUCK" b:10/17/1897 d:05/19/1977(obit)
FRY, Lula M., 79,of Breckenridge and formerly of Woodson,died at7:30a.m.Thursday in Stephens Memorial Hospital.Funeral services were tobe held at 2p.m.Saturday(today)at the First Christian Church inWoodson. The Rev.Martin Foster,pastor,was to officiate.Burial was to bein Woodson Cemetery under the direction of Melton Funeral Home. BornLULA MAE FRY Oct.17,1897,in Woodson,she moved to Breckenridge in 1943from Woodson and worked for Bender's Department Store. She lived inWoodson with a niece,Mrs.RAY DICKIE. She was a charter member of theWoodson First Christian Church. Survivors include a twin sister,Mrs.R.L.(TEET)STANDRIDGE of Wichita Falls;a brother,JOE FRY of IndependenceKan.;three nieces,RUBY SCHILLETER of Duncan,Okla.,MRS.WILLIAM BOUGHMANof Bossier City,La.,and MRS.RAY DICKIE of Woodson;and four nephews,CLIFF MALEY of Woodson,GLENN FRY of Sulphur Springs,RAY FRY of Monahansand JACK GOWEN of Bossier City,La. Pallbearers were to be MARVINBELLAH,BOBBY JOE BELLAH,DONALD BELLAH,MILFORD HASKINS,DEWEY O'DELL,JAMES POTTS,RAYFORD MATHIEWS and BOBBY DONNELL. Honorary pallbearerswere to be BILL DAVIS,KENT TURNER,JOHN LEE PEVEY,ELMER HUGHES,BROWNINGELLIOTT and W.D.BOYD.FRY,LINDA MAE b:09/23/1888 d:02/10/1955FRY,MARY EMMA b:06/26/1861 d:11/02/1939FULTON,SAMUEL H. b:02/02/1882 d:08/26/1926

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