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04/20/2017

Waydean Williams, age 80 of Silsbee, formerly of Shelby County and Sabine County, Texas passed away, Thursday, April 20, 2017 in Silsbee. His wishes were to be cremated and no services are planned at this time.
He was born September 10, 1936 in Anson, Texas in Jones County to parents, James Prentice Williams and Willie Opal McCoy Williams.

He served in the US Army.

His cremains will be interred at Mason Cemetery near his parents in Milam at a later date.

He is survived by nephew, John Williams of Kountze and many friends

Services are under the direction of Mangum Funeral Home.

04/20/2017

John Virgil Amos, 87, of Timpson, Texas passed away on April 19, 2017 in Nacogdoches, Texas.  Born July 10, 1929, John is the son of the late John Virgil Amos Sr. and Faye (Eaves) Amos Harris. 

Visitation will be held Thursday April 20, 2017, 6-8PM, at Taylor Funeral Home, 511 Ross Graves Dr., Timpson, Texas. Funeral service will be held Friday April 21, 2017 at 2PM at Taylor Funeral Home, 511 Ross Graves Dr., Timpson, Texas with Bro. Clark Racca and Leland Moore officiating. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery, Timpson, Texas.

To send condolences and sign the online guest book you may go to www.taylorfh.net.

Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson, is in charge of arrangements.

04/18/2017

Fredrick Fitzgerald Bryant, 51 of Timpson, passed away Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at his residence.

Funeral service will be held at 11am Saturday, April 22, 2017 at First Assembly of God in Timpson. Interment will be at Timpson Cemetery, Timpson, Texas with Bishop P.E. Bryant, Sr. officiating.

He is survived by:

Mother, Ella Bryant of Concord, Texas

Grandmother, Lena Williams of Timpson

Daughter, Brianna Bryant of Mt. Enterprise

Son, Xavier Bryant of Mt. Enterprise

Brothers:
Leveius (Kenda) Bryant of Round Rock, Texas
Marlon Bryant of Houston, Texas
Geovonie Bryant of Concord, Texas
Deangelo Bryant of Concord, Texas
Carmelo Bryant of Concord, Texas

Sisters:
Shereba Bryant of Concord, Texas
Roxy Bryant of Concord, Texas
Jasmine Bryant of Concord, Texas

11 Grandchildren

Services entrusted to Community Funeral Home, Center, Texas.

04/17/2017

Rachel (Van) Evangeline Dees, born in Humble, Texas, on October 28, 1930, went to be with her Lord on April 16, 2017.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at Garrison Funeral Home in Garrison.

Rachel had three sisters and three brothers. Soon after she was born, her family moved to Conroe, Texas, where Rachel grew up and attended school.  She graduated from Conroe High School in 1950. After graduation, she moved to Houston and lived with one of her sisters. It was then that she met the love of her life, Thomas L. Dees. They said it was love at first sight!!! They were married on October 7, 1950. They made their home in the Houston area.  Rachel was a homemaker and worked at Jacinto City Church of Christ cleaning, locking and unlocking the building for all services.

She attended ladies Bible class, taught children’s Bible classes and she loved to go listen to Blue Grass music. She was an excellent cook. Some of the family favorites were her chicken and dumplings, any flavor cream pies, apricot tarts, Christmas cut out cookies and banana pudding. Every Christmas, she would start about a month ahead of time baking and freezing cookies and fudge so we would all have plenty to take home!

After the love of her life for fifty-seven years passed in June 2008, she relocated to the Nacogdoches area in 2010. There she attended North Street Church of Christ. During these past seven years, she enjoyed taking family vacations with her sons and their families. In August 2016, she became a resident of the Garrison Nursing Home and was an avid bingo player and loved it when groups came to sing or preach!

She is survived by:

Sons:
Eddie and wife, Donna, of Crosby, Texas
Johnny and wife, Carol, of New Braunfels, Texas
Tommy and wife, Kim, of Garrison, Texas

Granddaughters:
Rachel English and husband, Craig, of Sulphur Springs, Texas
Stacie Davila and husband, Oscar, of Humble, Texas
Katrina Bonilla and husband, Daniel, of Houston, Texas

Grandsons:
Chris Dees and wife, Sydni of Garrison, Texas
Mark Dees and wife, Alexandria, of Center, Texas

Great-granddaughters:
Juliana and Lilian Davila

Great-grandsons:
Carter and Luke Dees, Austin, Norris and Max English

Brother: Charles Outlaw and wife, Jane, of Cleveland, Texas

Numerous nieces and nephews.

Services are under the direction of Garrison Funeral Home in Garrison, Texas.

04/16/2017

Hazel Shillings Metz, 92, of Orange, formerly of Center, passed away Saturday, April 15, 2017, in Beaumont.

Graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at Fairview Cemetery in Center with Rev. Karen Jones officiating.

Mrs. Metz was born November 15, 1924, in Shelby County, to Walter Shillings and Lena Mae Bridges Shillings.  She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Center.

She is survived by:

Son: Bubba Metz and wife, Beth, of Beaumont

Daughter: Kathy Shults and husband, Tolly, of Orange

4 Grandchildren

8 Great-Grandchildren

Preceded in death by
Husband: Frank Metz
Parents: Walter Shillings and Lena Mae Bridges Shillings

Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com

04/15/2017

Edgel Charlene May Permenter, loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother left this earthly world on April 15, 2017 in Arlington, Texas. She was born in Paxton, Texas, to Justine Hooper May and Asa Davis May on July 22, 1927. She resided the majority of her life in Joaquin, Texas. She was 89 years of age. 

Her services will be held at Mangum Funeral Home Chapel, in Center, Texas, on April 18, 2017 at 11 am with Rev. Jody Hooper and Rev. Austin Moore officiating. Burial will follow at Wimberly Cemetery in Huxley, Texas. Visitation will take place Monday evening from 6-8pm.

Edgel spent most of her life educating childrenand caring for her family. One of her greatest joys was teaching children to read. She married the love of her life Smith J. Permenter on June 2, 1946. She was a member of the Joaquin Church of Christ.

Edgel is survived by:

Sons:
Sean Permenter and wife Joyce
Steve Permenter and wife Sandy

Daughter:
Deborah Brown and husband Jack

Grandchildren:
Amie Modglin
Eric Permenter and wife Josey
Shannon Permenter and wife Jennifer
Cody Permenter and wife Tara
Cari McNally and husband Chris
Angela Moore and husband Austin

Numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Sister-in-Law:
Sandra Moody and husband Jeff

Preceded in death by:
Mother and Father: Justine and A.D. May
Husband: S. J. Permenter
Infant Daughter: Nina Sue Permenter
Granddaughter: Roxanne Galey
Sister: Lazelle Rose
Brother: Donald May

Pallbearers will be grandsons: Eric Permenter, Shannon Permenter, Cody Permenter, and Austin Moore; nephew, Steve Moody; special friend, Rodney Dean.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Alzheimer's Association at http://www.alz.org/
To send condolences and sign the online guest book you may go to www.mangumfuneralhome.com

Services are under the direction of Mangum Funeral Home, Center, Texas.

04/15/2017

Gary Belrose, age 69 of Center, passed away Saturday, April 15, 2017 at his home.

Services will be 11am, Monday, April 17, 2017 Mangum Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Danny Dodson & Bro. Eddie Grimes officiating. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the funeral service starting at 10 am in Mangum Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at New Hope Cemetery in Center.

He was born October 30, 1947 in Galveston, Texas to parents, Travis Woodrow Belrose and Jessie (Whisenhunt) Belrose.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Travis & Jessie Belrose and one brother, Travis “June Bug” Belrose.  He was a member of Central Baptist Church.

He is survived by:

Sisters:
Billie Taylor of League City
Barbara Noto of Center
Bekki Belrose of Center

Brother:
Charles “Charlie” Belrose of Lufkin

Numerous Nieces, Nephews and loved ones

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

04/15/2017

Bernice Wilson Cooper, 92, of Shelbyville, passed away Friday, April 14, 2017, in Center.

Graveside service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Monday, April 17, 2017, at Sardis Cemetery in Center.

Mrs. Cooper was born December 12, 1924, in Shelbyville, to Ross Wilson and Irene Permenter Wilson.  She loved hunting, fishing and bowling.

She is survived by
Nephew: Carroll Wilson and wife, Barbara, of Huxley

Niece: Helen Wilson of Huxley

Great-Niece: Carolyn Odom of Huxley

Great-Nephew: Vic Cooper of Huxley

Great-Great-Nephew: Bradley Odom and wife, Alleena, of Huxley

Great-Great-Great-Niece: Allison Odom of Huxley

Cousin: Jean Reeves of Center

Preceded in death by
Husband: Dale Cooper
Daughters: Diane Cooper, Glenda Cooper
Parents: Ross Wilson and Irene Permenter Wilson
Nephew: Maurice Wilson
Great-Nephew: Ronnie Wilson
Great-Niece: Donna Wilson

Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com

04/12/2017

Josephine “Jo” Lawrence Doxtater, 88, of Joaquin, passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2017, in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, April 13, 2017, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, April 14, 2017, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Paul Silvey and Bro. Ed Williams officiating. Interment will be held at Cool Springs Cemetery in Logansport, Louisiana.

Mrs. Doxtater was born October 11, 1928, in Logansport, Louisiana, to Arthur Joseph Lawrence and Lillie B. Hawthorne Lawrence.  She was a member of Helping Hands and First Baptist Church in Joaquin, where she served as a senior adult Sunday school class teacher for many years.

She is survived by
Children:
Harold Lawrence Doxtater and wife, Karen, of Lebanon, Tennessee
William Eugene Doxtater and wife, Cathy, of Houston
Stanley Doxtater and wife, Joyce, of Lebanon, Pennsylvania

Grandchildren:
Leanne Hyde
Brent Doxtater
Nancy Kapp
Karen Bender
Sandi Lowry
Sue Stechman
Brad Doxtater

15 Great Grandchildren

4 Great Great Grandchildren

Sister-in-law: Louise Lawrence of Center

Numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends

Preceded in death by
Husband: Harold Leroy Doxtater
Parents: Arthur Joseph Lawrence and Lillie B. Hawthorne Lawrence
Sister: Annette Permenter
Brothers: A.J. Lawrence, Murray Lawrence
Sister-in-law: Janice Lawrence
Brother-in-law: Mickey Permenter

Pallbearers will be Ricky Lawrence, Mark Lawrence, Chad Lawrence, Brad Lawrence, Brian Register, Matthew Mettauer, Jeremy Morvan and Nathan Phelps.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to First Baptist Church of Joaquin, 100 Connell Ferry Road, Joaquin, Texas 75935 or DeSoto Parish Community Library, Logansport Branch, 203 Hwy 5, Logansport, Louisiana 71047.

Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com

04/12/2017

Jettie Louise Dent, 93, of Center, passed away Wednesday, April 12, 2017, in Center.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday, April 14, 2017, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, April 15, 2017, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Danny Dodson officiating.  Interment will follow at White Rock Cemetery in Center.

Mrs. Dent was born February 8, 1924, in Louisiana, to Albert Dent and Rosie Brandon Dent.

She is survived by

Daughters:
Lois Chandler
Shirley Kiddy

Son-in-law: Ted Clark

Daughter-in-law: Annette Williams

Grandchildren:
Allen Snider and wife, Frances
Felicia Hawkins and husband, Jeff
Jimmy Snider and wife, Debby
Rhonda Wimberly
Wayne Clark and wife, Kathy
Lynn Holloway
Sammy Clark
Scottie Clark and wife, Terrie
Tommy Clark and wife, Lisa
Penny Clark
Jimmy Williams
Keith Williams and wife, Lyndy
Kristy Keys and husband, Kevin

19 Great-Grandchildren

17 Great-Great-Grandchildren

Numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives

A host of friends

Preceded in death by
Parents: Albert Dent and Rosie Brandon Dent
Father of her children: R. B. Williams
Sons: R.W., Tommy and Kenneth Williams
Daughters: Infant Daughter, Faye Clark
Brothers: James, George and Edward Dent
Sisters: Lee Stevens, Janice Kelly, Jean Alston
Son-in-law: Royce Chandler
Two Great-Grandchild
Two Great-Great-Grandchildren

Pallbearers will be Jimmy Williams, Chris Snider, Josh Snider, Jason Williford, Kevin Keys, Jeremy Smith, Jacob Bonham and Tyler Smith.

Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com

04/11/2017

Mrs. Cora Bell Williams, 78, of New Harmony Community, Shelbyville, Tx. passed away Friday morning April 7, 2017 at her residence.

She will lay-in-state from 10-11 at Bennett Chapel Baptist Church. Services will be Saturday 11am at Bennett Chapel Baptist Church with interment to follow at Bennett Chapel Cemetery in Center, Tx. with Bishop W.C. Martin officiating.

Mrs. Williams is survived by:
Son:Mackreal J. Grisby of Shelbyville, Tx.

Daughter: Cathy Williams-Adams of Houston, Tx.

Granddaughter: Charmenia Adams of Shelbyville, Tx.

04/11/2017

Robert “Bob” Kidd, 68, of Center, passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at his home.

Services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, April 14, 2017 at Mangum Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Karen Jones officiating. Burial will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center. Visitation will be prior to the service starting at 10 a.m. at Mangum Funeral Home Chapel.

He was born January 24, 1949 in New York to Dr. John G. and Maudine (Adams) Kidd. He was a professional musician and business man.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Dr. John G. and Maudine Kidd, Sister, Maudann Barriskill, Sister, Elizabeth Marks & Nephew, John Barriskill.

He is survived by:
Brother:
Dr. John G. Kidd, Jr. & wife, Maureen of Topsfield, MA

Nephew:
Michael Barriskill of Durham, NC

Niece:
Marianne Moore & husband, Scott of Topsfield, MA

Nephew:
Jason Marks of Richmond, VA

Nephew:
Adam Marks & wife, Crystalle of Richmond, VA

Several Great-Nieces & Nephews

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

04/11/2017

Eula Mae “Bootsie” Campbell Worsham, 89, of Center, passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at her residence surrounded by family.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, April 13, 2017, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Aubie McSwain, Dr. Bobbye Worsham and Bro. Jerry Campbell officiating.  Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center.

Mrs. Worsham was born November 20, 1927, in Shelby County, to Frank Campbell and Lizzie Mae Huckabay Campbell.  She retired from Southwestern Bell, where she was the long distance operator.  Mrs. Worsham was a member of Order of the Eastern Star.

She is survived by
Son: Ricky Worsham and wife, Angela, of Center

Grandchildren:
Tiffany Schillings and husband, Anthony, of Center
Sterling Crelia of Center

Great Grandchildren:
Daylon Fountain of Center
Jaden Yanez of Center
Alexi Schillings of Center
Calista Schillings of Center
Preston Schillings

Brothers:
John Campbell and wife, Ginny, of Atlanta, Georgia
Coy Campbell of Bridgeport
Glenn Campbell and wife, Inez, of Center
Jerry Campbell and wife, Melody, of Lewisville
Kenneth Campbell and wife, Molly, of Timpson

Sisters-in-law:
Earline Austin of Shreveport, Louisiana
Rosemary Campbell of Rodessa, Louisiana
Joy Campbell of Center
Jo Campbell of Austin

Numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews

Preceded in death by
Daughter: Sherry Worsham
Husband: Ezra “Kicks” Worsham
Parents: Frank Campbell and Lizzie Mae Huckabay Campbell
Sisters: Margie Campbell, Billye Cather, Sue Davis
Brothers: Curtis, E.C., Jim, Otto, “Buster”, Maxie, Tommy Campbell
Sisters-in-law: Irene Campbell, Faye Campbell

Pallbearers will be Daylon Fountain, Sterling Crelia, John Thomas Davis, Jaden Yanez, Ray Fountain and Joseph Schillings.  Honorary pallbearers will be John Campbell, Coy Campbell, Glenn Campbell, Jerry Campbell and Kenneth Campbell.

Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com

04/09/2017

Laverne Battles, 88, of Center, passed away Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Huntington Health & Rehab in Huntington.

Graveside Service will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at White Rock Cemetery with Bro. Bill Hunter officiating and eulogy by Franklin D. Battles. Visitation will be Monday, April 10, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Mangum Funeral Home.

She was born November 2, 1928 in the Camp Worth Community in San Augustine County to Luther and Mae Lee Goodman. She was homemaker and worked at Lillie Mae’s Grocery Store for many years. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Nacogdoches.

She is preceded in death by her father, Luther Goodman, Mother & Step-father, Mae Lee Goodman Taylor and James Monroe Taylor, husband, DL Battles, 3 Sons, Eddie Battles, Lynn Battles & Spencer Battles.

She is survived by:
Children:
Patricia Massey of Huntington Helen Gangluff & husband, Richard of Houston
Kirk Battles & wife, Madeline of Center

Grandchildren:
Angie Lovett & husband, Charles of Huntington
Christi Vanvoast husband, Billy of Brownsboro
Greg Arp of Huntington
Keely Battles of Huntsville
Jeff Smith & wife, Lori of Center
Randy Battles & wife, Amber of Center
Brad Battles & wife, Courtney of Nacogdoches
Shamarie Battles of Lufkin
Shonda Bryce of San Antonio
John Thompson of San Antonio
Christopher Battles & wife, Nicole of Kilgore
Christopher Matte & wife, Jordan of LA
Dylan Matte of LA Rylie James of LA

27 Great-Grandchildren

6 Great-Great-Grandchildren

2 Sisters:
Loyce Orgeron of Houston
Joye Hodges of Center

Brother-in-law:
Franklin D. Battles of Tyler

Pallbearers:
Chris Battles, Randy Battles, Ryan Battles, Greg Arp, Johnny New & Jason Nichols 

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

04/07/2017

June Belrose Dobos, 63, of Tenaha, passed away Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:0 0p.m., Sunday, April 9, 2017, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, April 10, 2017, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Keith Keele officiating.  Interment will follow at New Prospect Cemetery in Shelby County.

June was born June 22, 1953, in Center, to Troy Belrose and Claudia Martin Belrose.  She enjoyed fishing, singing and visiting with her family.

She is survived by
Best Friend: Doug Dobos of Tenaha, Texas

Father of her children: Bobby Risinger of Shelbyville, Texas

Children:
Brent Risinger and fiancé, Valerie Oliver, of Shelbyville, Texas
Jeannie Amburn and husband, Kelly, of Center, Texas
Tirrie Dobos McDonald and fiancé, John Maxwell, of Paris, Texas
Binky Hodges and husband, James, of Sulphur Springs, Texas

Grandchildren:
Amie Elliott
Aron Elliott
Rachel Miller
Andrew Risinger
Tyler Keele
Landon Windham
Katie Amburn
Kelsey Amburn
Cierra Amburn
Terrin Strahan
Therrin Keele

Numerous other grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins

Brothers and Sisters:
Eva Fuller and husband, Hollie, of Logansport, Louisiana
Laverne Sanders of Mt. Enterprise, Texas
Austin Belrose and wife, Janet, of Logansport, Louisiana
C.D. Belrose of Dayton
Red Belrose and wife, Barbara, of Lufkin
Buddy Martin of Joaquin
Billie Davis and husband Brent, of Olathe, Colorado

A host of friends

Preceded in death by
Daughter: Sandra Anderson
Son: Cowboy Santos
Grandson: Taylor Keith Keele
Parents: Troy Belrose and Claudia Martin Belrose
Step Father: John Martin
Brothers: Roy Belrose, Bill Belrose, Truman Belrose
Sons-in-law: Vince Walker, Brad Bush
Nephew: Tommy Hallmark

Pallbearers will be Therrin Keele, Casey Amburn, Aron Elliott, Brian White, Clinton Risinger and Landon Windham. Honorary pallbearers will be Kelly Amburn and Andrew Risinger.

Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com

04/06/2017

Harold Gene Richards, 69, of Center, passed away April 5, 2017, at home after a short illness. Mr. Richards moved to Center in 1984 from Beaumont.

Survived by his wife:
Jane Todd Richards of Center

Daughter: Tammy and husband Darrell Marks

Granddaughter: Natalie Marks of Beaumont.

After graduation from South Park High School he served in the US Air Force from 1966 until 1971, serving as B52 crew chief during the Vietnam War. He attended Lamar University and did drafting and designs for Gulf States Utilities and oil engineering until 1980. That year while supervising a turn around in New Orleans, he met his second wife.

He enjoyed many hobbies including playing upright base, gun collecting, restoring antique trucks and high powered rocketry. In his early years he excelled in tennis, golf, bowling, pool, baseball, hunting and rodeo.

Memorial services will be held April 23, 2017 at 2pm. St. John's Episcopal Church in Center. Reception to follow.

Memorials may be sent in his name to Roughrider Scholarship Foundation, PO box 152, Center Tx. 75935.
Or Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund 1235 South Clark Street Suite 910 Arlington, VA. 22202.

04/06/2017

Samuel Downing McDaniel, 83, of Austin formerly of Timpson, passed away Thursday, April 6, 2017 at Seton Medical Center in Austin.

Services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at First United Methodist Church in Timpson with Rev. Wayne Calder officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Timpson. Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Mangum Funeral Home.

Sam was born September 25, 1933 in Timpson to Hershal C. McDaniel and Elizabeth (McElfatrick) McDaniel. He graduated from Timpson High School in 1950, served in the US Army, and earned a degree in English from Southern Methodist University.  He earned a law degree from the University of Texas in 1961, and remained in Austin where he was a trial attorney for many years. When he wasn’t working, Sam enjoyed hunting, fishing, reading, growing vegetables, and spending time in his workshop.

He is preceded in death by his Father, Hershal C. McDaniel, Mother, Elizabeth (McElfatrick) McDaniel Wright, Step Father, Fred Wright, Uncles& Aunts, Doris (McElfatrick) Wedgeworth, Clarence Downing McElfatrick, Richard & Vivian (Weaver) Menefee and Cousin, Jimmy Sanders.

He is survived by:

Wife of 33 years, Elizabeth “Liz” McDaniel

Children:
Katherine McDaniel
Susan McDaniel Bravenec & husband, John
Mary McDaniel Goff & husband, Arthur
Constance McDaniel Wyman

9 Grandchildren

Cousins:
Pat Sanders
Mary Anna Menefee
Melanie McElfatrick

Step-Children:
Mark Robson
Caitlin Robson Hooker
Ian Robson
James Robson
Ari David Kocen
Tal Daniel Kocen

16 Step-Grandchildren

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

04/06/2017

Funeral services honoring the life of SGM (Ret.) Myron Bounds, 79, will be at 10:30 AM Friday, April 7, 2017 at First Baptist Church in Logansport, LA with Reverend Timothy Roberson officiating. Burial with full military honors will follow at NWLA Veterans Cemetery in Keithville, LA. The family will receive friends at First Baptist Church in Logansport, LA on April 6, 2017 from 6PM to 8PM for visitation.

Myron was born on November 24, 1937 to Caufman and Geraldine (Davis) Bounds and entered into rest on April 1, 2017. He served 27 years in the United States Army and retired as Sergeant Major.

Preceding Myron in death is his parents, Caufman and Geraldine Davis Bounds; son, Christopher Mark Bounds; brothers, Dean Bounds, Myron Douglas Bounds and stepdad, Pershing M. Bounds.
 
Those left behind to cherish his memory are his sons, Mark Bounds of Monroe, LA, Patrick Bounds and wife Mary Lynn of Sulphur, LA, John Myron Bounds and wife Sara of Portland, TX, Steven Bounds of Joaquin, TX; daughter, Melanie McBride of Joaquin, TX; sisters, LaFern Terrell and husband Paul of Arcadia, LA, Joyce Bounds Young and husband Ronald of Jennings, LA; brothers, Danny Ray Bounds of Coushatta, LA, Wayne Bounds, and Don W. Bounds of Joaquin, TX; eleven grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives. 

Services under the direction of Rose-Neath Funeral Home, Mansfield Chapel – (318) 872-4660.

04/05/2017

Laverne Holt Merritt, born March 5, 1921 passed away April 4, 2017.

She will be missed by her son, Max Holt and wife Carol

Grandchildren:
Max and wife Susan
Gregory and wife Angelia
Dana and husband John Andrus

Great-grandchildren:
Adam
Shelby
Marissa
John
Schon
Lindsay

Sister: Rachel Addison

Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family and friends.

Visitation will be from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm Friday, April 7, 2017 at Brookside Funeral Home. Graveside service will be conducted at 12:00pm Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Fairview Cemetery in Center, TX.

04/05/2017

Earl Wood, age 94, of Center, passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2017 in Center. A funeral service is scheduled at 11 o’clock in the morning Friday, April 7, 2017 at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville. He will be laid to rest at Oakland Cemetery near Rusk.

Earl was born March 5, 1922 in Cornell, WI to James and Edith A. Wood.

Mr. Wood retired from the Civil Service as a Journeyman Machinist and also served in the U.S. Army at Pearl Harbor during WWII as well as in the The Korean Conflict.

He was preceded in death by his grandson, Robert Wood.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife Reba Wood of Center, daughter Debbie Grimes and husband Eddie of Center, sons Doug Wood and wife Sharon of Jacksonville, Dan Wood and wife Anita of Modesto, CA, 10 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Clifford Grimes, Kaden Byrd, Jaden Rushing, Ryan Rushing, Glenn McCune and Paul Wood.

Visitation will begin on Thursday, April 6, 2017 and friends are cordially invited to visit with the family from 5 to 7 o’clock in the evening at Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville.

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