Jerry Bowden, 68, of Crosby, Texas was born October 7, 1948 and passed away May 18, 2017.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Susan Bowden; parents, Lem and Loios Bowden; sister, Shirley Bowden; brother and sister-in-law, Alvin and Winnie Bowden; sister-in-law, Helen Bowden and father-in-law, Jack Bush.

Jerry is survived by:
Andrea Prichard and husband Johnny
Marsha Bowden
Tammy Bowden

Ashlyn Prichard
Emily Prichard

Brother: Bobby Bowden

Mother-in-law: Loyce Bush

A host of other relatives and many friends.


Cynthia Ann Tate, 57, of Timpson, Texas, passed away on May 19, 2017 at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas surrounded by her loving husband and close family. She peacefully left this world to enter the gates of Heaven to be with Jesus Christ her Lord and Savior. She was born on November 8, 1959 in Mt. Clemens, Michigan to Robert Norbert and Mary (Misiak) Korzeniewski. Visitation will be on Monday, May 22, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Taylor Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 10:00 AM at Corinth Missionary Baptist Church, FM 1970N, Timpson, Texas with Bro. Mike Fodge and Carroll Jones officiating. Interment will be at 2PM at Rosewood Park Cemetery, 1884 FM 1844, Longview, Texas 75605.

Cynthia Ann was a very loyal and dedicated wife. Cynthia dearly loved her husband, Timothy, and her family. She was a very proud employee of the United States Postal Service. She thoroughly enjoyed serving her customers throughout the many years she delivered mail as a Rural Carrier. Cynthia was a devout Christian woman and an active member of Corinth Missionary Baptist Church in Timpson, Texas. She always showed the upmost genuine love for all her family, community, neighbors, and friends. She continued to wear a smile throughout her journeys in life.

Cynthia is preceded in death by her father, Robert Korzeniewski and brother, Norbert Korzeniewski. 

Cynthia is survived by her loving husband of 38 years, Timothy Tate of Timpson, Texas; mother, Mary Korzeniewski of Longview, Texas; mother-in law, Annie Ruth Tate of Timpson, Texas; siblings, Valerie Kroiss and husband Doug of Dallas, Texas, Robin Knowles of Longview, Texas, Kim Butterfield and husband Bruce of Sherman, Texas, Kevin Korzeniewski of Gilmer, Texas, Rene Korzeniewski and fiancė Conrad Lux of Dallas, Texas, Maevine Pugh and husband Charles of McKinney, Texas; sister-in-law, Becky Knepp; 6 nieces and 8 nephews; 5 great-nephews and 4 great-nieces; aunts, Grace Rabine and Aurelia Sexton of Michigan; and a host of family and friends. 

Pallbearers are Emmitt Harvey, Justin Timmons, Larry Ramsey, Conner Timmons, James Ramsey, and Cody Ramsey.

The family is being served by Taylor Funeral Home in Timpson, Texas. To send condolences or to sign an online register, please visit


Robert Glen Fountain, (67) formally of Center, now of Baytown, Texas, died Sunday, May 14, 2017.

Funeral service will be Saturday, May 20 at 11:00am at Mt Zion CME Church (921 Martin Luther King Dr. Center, Texas) Pastor Marlin Cloudy will be officiating.

Visitation is Friday, May 19, 2017, Hicks Chapel from the hours of 6:00pm-8:00pm. Committal is at Westview Cemetery in Center, Texas. Repass at Jessie’s Depot near Perry Sampson Park in Center, Texas.

Mr. Fountain is survived by:

Children: Naenya Fountain, Garrett (Kendrick “Mann”), Yatasca London (Arnold), Robert Fountain II, NaShawn Fountain, Ena Fountain, Jones (Thomas-deceased), Robert Cartwright, Jacovian Fountain and Dekeith Johnson.

Grandchildren: Jordan Anderson, Alicia Jones and Trenton Jones

Great-Grandchildren: Alijah Boney

Sister: Wilma Mock (John)

Special Cousin: Vicki Barnes

Special Friend: Margaret Goodwin

Services entrusted to Hicks Mortuary 804 Martin Luther King Drive, Center, Texas.


Funeral services for Mrs. Carmen Reneè Bass, 50 of the Dotson Community of Panola County, Texas will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, May 19, 2017 in the Hawthorn Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Billy Windham and Rev. Kevin Windham officiating. Visitation will be Thursday, May 18, 2017 from 6 – 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Mrs. Bass passed away peacefully May 13, 2017 at her home in Dotson.

Carmen Reneè Bass was born August 27, 1966 in Carthage, Texas to M.D. “Jock” and Muriel Brevard Bass. At the age of five, Carmen lost her mother and she was raised by her sister, Hazel, in Shelbyville. She attended Shelbyville High School graduating with the class of 1984. She then proudly served her country in the U.S. Army. After her honorable discharge, Carmen worked many years for Texas Eastman Chemical Plant in Lake Port. Afterwards, she worked as a dispatcher for the oil field and was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church in Shelby County. 

She enjoyed cooking for the Old Spanish Trail Ride and taking care of her seven dogs and cats, but mostly she loved spending time with her nieces and nephews who were like her own children. She lived life to the fullest and was loved by a host of family and friends.

Carmen was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Ronnie Bass; nephew, Michael Risinger and nieces, Dana Bass and Melissa McCary. 

Carmen Reneè is survived by:
Her loving spouse, Beth Bass of Dotson Community

Hazel Risinger of Patroon
Judy Foster and husband Dick of Beckville 

Brother: Danny Bass and wife Brenda of Patroon

Nieces and nephews: 
LaDonna Robinson
Rhonda Williams
Greg Risinger
Brad Bass
Chad Bass

Niece: Jessica Williams

Great-nephew: Jordan Williams

Cousin: DeJuana Risinger.

An online guestbook may be signed at


Mary Lou Paddie Deville, 88, of Center, passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2017, in Nacogdoches.

Graveside service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Jackson Cemetery in Joaquin. Visitation will be held prior to the service at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center, beginning at 2:00 p.m.

Mrs. Deville was born April 24, 1929, in Mansfield, Louisiana, to Lew Ebarb and Rosa Line Ebarb.  She was a member of St. Therese Catholic Church in Center.

She is survived by
Betty Williams of White House
Billy Paddie of Center
Bobby Paddie of Center
Benny Paddie of Tatum
Bonny Paddie Reed of Center

Brother: T.J. Ebarb of Beaumont

Numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends

Preceded in death by
Husband: Eli Paddie
Husband: Emar Deville
Parents: Lew Ebarb and Rosa Line Paddie Ebarb
Daughter-in-law: Kimber Paddie

Online condolences & tributes can be sent at



Mr. Carl Cornelius Johnson, 70, of Center passed away Wednesday, at Nacogdoches Medical Center in Nacogdoches.

Services will be Saturday at 11am at Community Funeral Home Chapel in Center, Texas. Interment will follow at Westview Cemetery in Center with Rev. Wilbert Simmons officiating.

Mr. Johnson is survived by:
Wife: Mary Louise Johnson of Center

Jerdena (Ricky) Daniels of Center
Cheryl Johnson of Center

Son: Charles (Shalley) Standley of Center

Sister: Alice Johnson of Nacogdoches

Tommy Johnson of Center
Bobby (Della) Johnson of Center
Glenn (Debra) Johnson of Center
Charles Johnson of Dallas
Robert Lynn (Emma) Johnson of Center

6 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.

Uncle: Kent Jones of Center


Thomas Cortez Trussell, age 75 of Huxley passed away Monday May 15, 2017 in Huxley as a result of an accident.
Services are pending at this time.

He was born April 7, 1942 in Washington, D.C. to parents Leon Trussell & Adele Kathleen (Steed) Trussell.

He served in the U.S. Army where he was a Lt. Col. After retiring and moving to Shelby County, he worked at Wulf Outdoor Sports for several years in the fishing department. He was attending Lydia Missionary Baptist Church in Huxley.

Additional information will be announced at a later time.


Victor James Lee, 13, of Shelbyville, passed away Monday, May 15, 2017, in Nacogdoches.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, May 18, 2017, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, May 19, 2017, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Rev. Andy Wilson officiating.  Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center.

Victor was born January 5, 2004, in Calhoun, Georgia.  He was a student at Shelbyville ISD and was a member of Center First United Pentecostal Church, where he was involved in W.I.R.E.D.  

He is survived by
Parents: James and Janice Lee of Shelbyville

Brothers and Sisters:
Dennis Lee of Shelbyville
Skyler Lee of Shelbyville
Cheyanne Lee of Shelbyville
Jacob Lee of Shelbyville
Elizabeth Lee of Shelbyville
James Robert Lee of Colorado
Joshua Lee of Pearland
Jonathon Lee of Colorado
Kim Withem of Dallas
Larry Withem of Washington
Heaven Sampson of Magnolia
Alexis Sampson of Magnolia

Numerous aunts and uncles, other relatives and friends

Special Friends: Chris and Amanda Belrose of Campti

Online condolences & tributes can be sent at


Julious Ellis Windham, 89, of Bossier City, Louisiana, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 28, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee after a brief illness.
Funeral services with full Military and Masonic honors will be held at 12:00 noon, Saturday, May 20th, 2017 at Watson and Sons Funeral Home in Center, Texas with Bro. Pat Windham officiating. A visitation will be held prior to the service beginning at 10:00am.

Mr. Windham was born March 17, 1928 in Center, Texas to Nancy (Nannie) Seago Windham and Ellis Windham. He served in our country’s military, both in the US Navy and the US Air Force, where he retired after 26 years of service. After retiring from the military, he was employed by Fitzgerald’s Mechanical Contractors in Shreveport, Louisiana for 25 years.  Mr. Windham has volunteered at Barksdale Air Force Base refill pharmacy for the past 12 years. He was a 60 year member of the Joaquin Masonic Lodge. 

He is survived by:
Daughter: Linda Windham Nein of Brentwood, Tennessee
Dr. Alexander G. Nein of Brentwood, Tennessee

Erika Windham Farris and husband, Kennie, of Bossier City, Louisiana
Matthew Alexander Nein of Huntsville, Alabama
Nicholas Alexander Nein of Brentwood, Tennessee

Ayame Michelle Farris of Bossier City, Louisiana
Kylie Rei Farris of Bossier City, Louisiana

Numerous nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends

Preceded in death by:
His Wife of 67 years, Thelma Laverne Bailey Windham
Parents: Nancy Seago Windham and Ellis Windham
Son: Glynn Edward Windham
Sister: Frances Windham Glaze

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Mr. Windham’s favorite charity St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. 

Online condolences & tributes can be sent at


Shasta Yvette Edwards Kirk, age 39 of Huntington formerly of Woodville, passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017 at her home.
Her wishes were to be cremated and a memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, May 27, 2017 from 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm at Dogwood Hills Baptist Church in Woodville, Texas.

She was born May 24, 1977 in Pasadena, Texas to parents, John Earl Edwards and Deidre Haley.

She is survived by:

Fiancé, Bubba Freeman of Woodville

Son, Tryston Barber of Austin
Son, Brandon Sojka of Huntington

Mother, Deidre Haley of Huntington

Father, John Edward of Jewett

Sister, Rhonda Kachilla of Austin

Step children:
Haley Freeman and Juston Freeman of Spurger

You may sign the online registry book at
Services are under the direction of Mangum Funeral Home Center, Texas


Tommie Gene (Hump) Land, 78 of the East Liberty Community, passed away Friday, May 12, 2017 at his residence.

Visitation is Wednesday, May 17 at Gates Chapel Baptist Church. Funeral service at 12 noon on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at East Liberty Baptist Church of East Liberty Community. Interment at Gates Chapel Cemetery in Shelbyville with Pastor Curtis Archie officiating.

He is survived by:

Mary (Elzie) Suell of Center
Annette (Marcus) Land of Center

Son, Tommy Glenn (Roslyn) Land of Center

7 Grandchildren, 8 Grandchildren

Ora Lee Swindle of Shelbyville
Patricia Kay Williams of California
Millie (James) Johnson of St. Louis, Missouri
Patsy Land of San Jose, California
Gloria Ann Land of Lake Forest, California
Gloria Lynn Land of Lake Forest, California

Roosevelt (Girtha) Swindle of Shelbyville
Johnny F (Linda) Ratcliff of San Jose, California

Services entrusted to Community Funeral Home, Center, Texas.


Patrick Dewayne Parks, 52 of Joaquin, passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2017 in Joaquin.

He will lay-in-state from 12 noon until 1pm on Saturday, May 20, 2017 and funeral service will be at 1pm at Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Joaquin, Texas. Visitation is Friday, May 19, 2017 from 5pm until 8pm at Community Funeral Home, center Texas. Interment is at Haslem Cemetery, Joaquin with Rev. Frankie Cooper officiating.

He is survived by:

Mother, Jeannie Watts of Joaquin

Father, Sam Watts of Joaquin

Sister, Sylvia Parks of Shreveport

Lloyd Parks of Joaquin
Anthony Watts of Joaquin
Darrell Watts of Joaquin
Jason Watts of Joaquin

Services entrusted to Community Funeral Home, Center, Texas.


Mr. Paul Anthony Handy, age 53, of San Augustine, Texas passed away on May 12, 2017 at Twin Lakes Nursing Home in San Augustine, Texas. 

Funeral services will be Tuesday, May 16, 2017 11 a.m. with graveside service at to follow at St. Luke Cemetery Rev. Orvin Garrett, Officiating.

Final viewing is on Tuesday morning from 8a.m. until 10a.m. at Garner & Son Mortuary

Visitation is Monday, May 15, 2017 1:30 p.m. at Garner & Son Mortuary Chapel

Survivors include:
James T. Garrett of Ft. Worth, Texas
Jerry Handy of Center, Texas
Winfred Dupree (Lori) of Port Arthur, Texas

Sister: Paula Handy of Atlanta Georgia

4 nephews, 3 nieces, 4 aunts, and a host of cousins and friends

Services are under the direction of Percy Garner & Son Mortuary.


William (Billy, Bill) Harper was born April 7, 1935 to Howard Harper and Velma “Andrews” Harper in Shelby County. He entered into rest on May 9th, 2017 in Houston, Texas.

Services will be 3:30 pm, Sunday, May 14th, 2017 at Garrison Funeral Home Garrison, Texas. Visitation will be 2:00 to 3:30 before service time at the funeral home. Burial will be at Concord Cemetery in Rusk County.

Billy loved living in east Texas, visiting with family and friends, tending his farm, serving his churches and doing his mission works. Billy and his wife, Gail, worked throughout the community to prepare and delivery Christmas gifts to the Port of Houston’s Seaman Center for decades, as well, other efforts, such as, pillow case dresses and mosquito nets in international ministry and serving local families in need. His family was the delight of his life.

Wife: Gail Harper of Garrison, TX

Daughter: Shirley Harper Bernsen of Friendswood, TX

William “Billy” Harper Jr. & wife Anna of Belpre, OH
McKinley “Mike” Harper of Conroe, TX
Cathryngail Starling
Amanda Hinton
Lindsay Bernsen Wardlaw
Jared Bernsen
Connor Wade

11 great-grandchildren

Lucille Faubus of Lake Whitney, TX
Lilly Bixby of Lake Whitney, TX
Brother: Ernest Harper of Houston, TX

Preceded in death by parents, brothers; Robert Harper and Travis Harper, sister; Lou Corbin

Pall Bearers: Jared Bernsen, Ernest Harper, Brandon Wardlaw, Lamar Horn, Ronnie Horn and Virgil Horn Jr

Family being served by Garrison Funeral Home, Garrison, Texas


Opal Green was born December 12, 1925 to Thomas J. Strong and Lera “Watson” Strong in Rusk County. She entered into rest on May 10, 2017 in Garrison, Texas.

Services will be held Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 3:00 o’clock at Old Prospect Church, Mt. Enterprise, Texas, Visitation will be before service time 2:00 to 3:00 pm at the church. Burial will be at Old Prospect Cemetery, Mt. Enterprise, Texas.

Son: James Loyd Green, Nacogdoches, TX

Peggy Green of Marshall, TX
Carolyn Gray of Nacogdoches, TX

Cathy Swadley of Nacogdoches,TX
Donna Cutrer & husband Dudley of Elisyan Fields, TX
Rhonda Lowe of Nacogdoches, TX
Angie Grant & J.D. Halbert of Tatum TX
Candy Copeland & husband Ken of Vivian, LA
Penny Gillis & husband Jessie of Garrison,TX
Ashley Gray of Nacogdoches, TX

Michael Green & wife Crystal of LA
Jason Williamson & wife Pam of Bivins, TX

Betty Lou Russell
Lou Willie Lewis
Maxine Strong
Lovanna Green

19 Great-Grandchildren and 10 Great-Great-Grandchildren

Numerous nieces and nephews and host of friends

Preceded in death by parents, husband Virgial Green, brothers; Edward, Roy, Cleo and Clifford Strong Strong and sister, Wilma Strong.


Debbie Parker, 61, of Joaquin, passed away Wednesday, May 10, 2017.

Her wishes were to be cremated and no services are planned.

Ms. Parker was born September 19, 1955, in Vidor, to James Kenneth Clevenger and Opaline Smith Clevenger.  She enjoyed reading and spending time with her family and cat.

She is survived by
Daughter: Teena Harris of Joaquin

Granddaughter: Taylor Harris of Joaquin

Nieces and Nephews:
Tonya Wagstaff and husband, John, of Tenaha
J.R. Wagstaff of Tenaha
Hunter Wagstaff of Tenaha
Robert Floyd and wife, Brandie, of Joaquin

Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends

Urijah Floyd of Joaquin
Perry Floyd of Joaquin

Preceded in death by
Parents: James Kenneth Clevenger and Opaline Smith Clevenger
Sisters: Johan Estes, Bobbie Floyd, Patricia Green
Brothers: Kenneth Clevenger, Rex Clevenger
Nephew: Grayson Floyd

Online condolences & tributes can be sent at


Services for Charles Thomas Chambliss, 80, of Lufkin, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, May 12, 2017 in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel, with Bro. Gary Forest and Bro. Jerry Collins officiating.  Interment will follow in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park.

Mr. Chambliss was born January 6, 1937 in Center, Texas, the son of the late Viola (Fenley) and Thomas Leonard Chambliss.  He went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, May 8, 2017.

Mr. Chambliss was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.  He was retired from Texas Foundries. He enjoyed traveling and visiting battlefields around the world.  He loved the Dallas Cowboys.  He enjoyed being around people and never met a stranger.  Mr. Chambliss proudly served his country in the United States Navy on the U. S. Aircraft Carrier Oriskany.

Survivors include:
His wife: Emma “Betty” Willoughby Chambliss

Cynthia Raines
Debra Blackburn and husband Joe
Mary Chambliss

Charles Raines and wife Yam
Cory Penick
Robert Raines and wife Melissa

Charla and Kaelee Raines

Great-grandsons: Cash and Eli Raines

Lena Chambliss
Barbara McCauley and husband W. H.
Beverly McCauley and husband Travis

Terry Chambliss and wife Elena
Wayne Willoughby 

A number of other family members.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Chambliss was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Alvis Buddy Willoughby and wife Helen; and sisters-in-law, Rosa Jordan King and Maxine Oswalt and husband Dennis.

Pallbearers will be Rob Raines, Charles Raines, Bobby Fisher, Kenneth Noble, Robert Earl Jordan, Shane Willoughby, and Cory Penick.

Honorary pallbearers will be Joe Blackburn, James Valddez, Bill Wesley and M. G. Carlson.

Friends are invited to visit with the family from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday evening at the funeral home.

Wise words from his 6-year old grandson Cash: “How special that they get to live in Heaven and our hearts forever.  They are always with us.”

Services have been placed in the trust of Gipson Funeral Home.


Ed Roberts, 74, of Center, passed away Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Shreveport, Louisiana. 

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, May 11, 2017, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Stewart Lowe officiating.  Military honors graveside service will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center under the direction of VFW Post 8904.

Mr. Roberts was born May 29, 1942, in Glendale, California.  He served in the United States Army.  Mr. Roberts retired from Center Police Department after 38 years of service.  He was a member of the Center Volunteer Fire Department, Christian Motorcycle Association, and for the last 30+ years, he was “Santa Rides A Motorcycle”.  Mr. Roberts was known for helping with numerous community projects.  As a hobby, he enjoyed woodworking.

He is survived by

Eddie Roberts, Jr. of Nacogdoches
David Roberts of Sugar Land
Cindy Roberts of San Antonio

Madeline Roberts of Sugar Land
Katherine Roberts of Sugar Land

Brothers and Sisters:
David Roberts of Center
Mike Roberts of Kentucky
Lorelei Roberts of Shelbyville
Teenah Darrow of Massachusetts
Delbert Roberts of Shelbyville

Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends

Preceded in death by
Wife: Patricia Roberts
Father: Earl Ellis Roberts
Mother: Dovie Roberts
Sister: Virginia Copeland

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that everyone bring a toy for the “Santa Rides A Motorcycle” toy drive in honor of Mr. Roberts.

Online condolences & tributes can be sent at


Jessy Sigler, 20, of Center, passed away Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Center.

Graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center.  Visitation will be held prior to the service at Watson & Sons Funeral Home, beginning at 1:00 p.m.

Jessy was born May 9, 1996, in Nacogdoches, to Steve Sigler and Robyn Broomfield Sigler.  She loved spending time with her little girl.

She is survived by
Daughter: Maliyah Chanel Brown of Center

Father: Steve Sigler and wife, Rose, of Center

Mother: Robyn Broomfield Sigler of Center

Brothers and Sisters: 
James Sigler of Center
Corey Sigler and wife, Angie, of Center
Kylie Sigler of Tyler
Kaitlyn Sigler of Center
Emily McDonald of Shelbyville

Cecil and Mary Broomfield of Center
James and Faye Sigler of Center

Marie Bolton of Lufkin
Olene Bradshaw of Timpson

Numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives

A host of friends

Preceded in death by
Great-Grandfather: Lawrence McDaniel

Pallbearers will be Corey Sigler, Cody McDonald, James Sigler, Douglas Broomfield, Trae Polley and Zedric Lister.

Online condolences & tributes can be sent at



Tami Hall, 52 of Huxley passed away Sunday, May 7, 2017 at MD Anderson in Houston.

Her wishes were to be cremated and a memorial service will be held 2pm, Friday, May 26, 2017 at Smyrna Missionary Baptist Church in Huxley with Bro. Jared Brown officiating.

She was born November 14, 1964 in Buffalo, New York to parents, Paul Engelhardt & Marjorie Delaney Engelhardt. She is preceded in death by her mother, Marjorie Delaney Engelhardt. Tami attended Lydia Baptist Church & Smyrna Missionary Baptist Church in Huxley for many years.

She is survived by:

Husband, Bro. Wes Hall of Huxley

2 Children:
Tabitha Hall Fields & husband, Robert of Shelbyville
Levi Hall & fiancé, Lauren of Greenville, South Carolina

3 Grandchildren:
Tamryn & Weston Murphy
Chevy Fields

Father  & Step-Mother:
Paul & Marilyn Engelhardt of Dickson, TN

6 Brothers
1 Sister

Numerous Nieces and Nephews

Prayer buddy & special friend, Mrs. Johnnie Raborn of Shelbyville

In lieu of flowers, the family is accepting donations for  funeral expenses. The monetary donations can be made to Mangum Funeral Home, 420 San Augustine St., Center, Texas 75935 (Phone-936-598-3341)

You may sign the online registry book at
Services are under the direction of Mangum Funeral Home Center, Texas