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11/30/2015

Virginia Lou Allbritton Jetton, 87, a former Center resident, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015 in her Longview, Texas, home, after a long illness.

Services are scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015 at 10:00 a.m., Mangum Funeral Home Chapel in Center with Bro. Carl Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park. A visitation is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015 at Mangum Funeral Home from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Virginia graduated from Stephen F. Austin State Teachers’ College in Nacogdoches, Texas, and for many years taught in the Center public school system, where she enjoyed having a positive impact on her students. Above all, she cherished her family, and was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She set an example of enjoying life while meeting life’s challenges with grace and dignity.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Mitchell Dean Jetton, a teacher, coach and owner of an insurance agency in Center, in 2003 and daughter, Julie Virginia Jetton. She was also predeceased by her parents, Grace and Henry Allbritton; two brothers, Harry and George Allbritton; brother-in-law, Ralph Yerby, Sisters-in-law, Marie Rane and Maurine Dean and Brother-in-law, James L. Dean.

She is survived by:
Daughters:
Marcia Jetton Alderman and her husband, Alvis, of Commerce
Michele Jetton Black and her husband, John, of Longview

Son: Stephen Mitchell Jetton and his wife, Irene, of Chicago, Ill

Sister: Maribelle Allbritton Yerby, of Zwolle, La.

Grandchildren:
Charles Alderman and his wife, Sarah, of Commerce
James Alderman of Commerce
Michael Black and his wife, Crista, of Longview
Joshua Black and his wife, Libby, of Longview
Sarah Black Beasley and her husband, Jonathon, of Longview.

She is also survived by seven great-grandchildren; Colton & Tessa Alderman, Cameron & Connor Black and Ruthie, Jude & Will Black.

Pallbearers:
Charles Alderman, James Alderman, Michael Black, Joshua Black and Jonathon Beasley

In Lieu of flowers the family request donations can be made to one of the following:
First Baptist Church, 117 Cora St Center, Texas 75935 or
Roughrider Foundation, In memory of Virginia Jetton, PO BOX 152, Center, Texas 75935 or bring to Center High School.

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


Billie Jean Taylor King, 77, of Center, passed away Monday, November 30, 2015, in San Augustine.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 1, 2015, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 2, 2015, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Ronnie Wheeler officiating. Interment will follow at Antioch Cemetery in San Augustine.

Ms. King was born October 16, 1938, in San Augustine, to Bill and Verna Taylor. She graduated Pineland High School in 1956 and married high school sweetheart, James “Spud” King, in 1958. After residing in Austin for 45 years, she relocated to Center in 2010. Ms. King was currently a member of Ephesus Baptist Church. She retired from Teacher Retirement System in Austin, after 31 years of state service, and following retirement, she enjoyed travelling.

She is survived by
Husband: James King of Center

Daughter: Pam Furlow and husband, Mike, of Shelbyville

Grandchildren:
Taylor McGee and husband, Tony, of Shelbyville
Allen R. Weeks of Shelbyville
Logan Furlow and wife, Janet, of Nacogdoches

Brothers:
Joe Taylor and wife, Jeane, of Shelbyville
Paul Taylor and wife, Cathy, of Shelbyville
Monte Taylor and wife, Donna, of San Augustine

Sisters:
Linda Wagstaff and husband, Roger, of Shelbyville
Connie Hargrove and husband, Johnny, of Shelbyville

Brother-in-law: Wallace Chance of San Augustine

Sisters-in-law:
Bobbie Jean Rugg and husband, Richard, of Holland, New York
Marilyn King of Marshall
Marilyn Taylor of Houston

Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles

Preceded in death by
Mother: Verna Taylor
Father: Bill Taylor
Sisters: Patsy Taylor, Shirley Taylor, Dean Chance
Brother: Tommy Taylor
Nephew: John Hargrove

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


11/27/2015

Sophie Tallyn Williams, infant, was born in Shreveport, Louisiana, October 29, 2015, and passed away in Dallas, Texas, November 26, 2015.. She was the infant daughter of Taylor and Whitley Cantrell Williams, of Timpson, Texas.

Funeral service will be held at Good Hope Baptist Church, Timpson, Texas Sunday November 29, 2015 at 2 PM with Bro. Ronnie Sowell officiating.

Survivors include:
Parents: Taylor Ray and Whitley Cantrell Williams, of Timpson, Texas

Grandparents:
Doye and wife Robin Cantrell of Timpson, Texas
Donald Ray and wife Bernadette Williams of Garrison, Texas
Susan Rene Williams of Nacogdoches, Texas

Great-Grandparents:
Patricia Clepper, of Timpson, Texas
Ronald Post of Timpson, Texas
Katherine Marino of Timpson, Texas
Ann Conway of Timpson, Texas
Becky Williams of Mt. Enterprise, Texas
Brenda Eckler of Magnolia, Texas

Great-Great-Grandmother: Jackie Ramsey of Timpson, Texas

Aunts: Laura Moore and Gracie Benson of Garrison, Texas

Uncle:
Layne Cantrell of Timpson, Texas
Matthew Williams and Matthew Benson of Garrison, Texas

Several Great-Aunts and Uncles, and a host of family and friends who will miss her greatly.

Sophie is preceded in death by great-grandparents, Gene Clepper, Mike Cantrell, Thomas Pitman, Lynda Post, Pete and Mattie Williams, and Harvey Hollingsworth.

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

Taylor Funeral Home, 511 Ross Graves Drive, Timpson, TX 75975, is in charge of arrangements.


Carolyn Bolton Denby, 59, passed away Wednesday morning in the Health South Rehab Vitas Hospice Unit in Conroe, Texas. Carolyn was born in Cleveland, Texas to William Alton and Bonnie Sue Womack Bolton. She was a stay at home homemaker and mother. She was a member of AA. She will be dearly missed by all of her family and friends. She was a loving mother, sister, and grandmother.

She is survived by her son Emory Willham Denby of San Antonio, her daughters: Bonnie Denby of Shelbyville, and Amber Denby of Pineland, her brother Larry Bolton of Timpson, her sisters: Sue Ann Wood of Hemphill, Tessie Mae Hightower of Nacogdoches, Emily Bjork of Etoile, and Rosie Hopson of San Augustine, her 5 grandchildren: Tyler, Kyle, Cade, Serenity, and Mackenzie. She is preceded in death by her parents and her granddaughter Kali Ann Leone.

Visitation will be from 10:00AM until 2:00PM, Tuesday, December 1, 2015, in the Starr Funeral Home, 510 Starr St. Hemphill, Texas. Funeral service will be at 2:00PM, December 1, 2015, in the Starr Funeral Home Chapel, Hemphill, Texas. Cremation under the direction of Starr Funeral Home.


Raymond Joe Crawford, 72, of De Kalb, passed away Tuesday, November 24, 2015, in Texarkana.

Funeral service will be held at 12:00 noon, Saturday, November 28, 2015, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.

Mr. Crawford was born August 23, 1943, in Center, to Lynn Crawford and Lois Mancil Crawford. He loved hunting, fishing, watching Dallas Cowboy Football and playing with his grandson.

He is survived by
Wife: Brenda Rankin Crawford of De Kalb

Son: Matt Crawford and wife, Tabitha, of Maud

Brothers:
Mervil Crawford and wife, Letha, of Center
Jerry Crawford of Garland
Ben Crawford and wife, Robin, of Center

Sister: Dorothy Crawford of Dublin, Georgia

Grandson: Landry Crawford of Maud

Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends

Preceded in death by
Parents: Lynn Crawford and Lois Mancil Crawford
Brother: Bill Crawford
Sister-in-law: Lajuan Crawford

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


11/26/2015

Mrs. Bobbye Emken, 89, of Joaquin formerly of Galveston, passed away Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at Green Acres Nursing Home.

Services will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, November 29, 2015 at First Baptist Church in Center with Bro. Carl Smith and Bro. John Bender officiating. Burial will follow at Jackson Cemetery at a later time. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service beginning at 1 o’clock p.m. at First Baptist Church.

She was born November 7, 1926 in Shelby County to John Robert and Bertha (Ellis) Latimer. She was a member of First Baptist Church and the Golden Harvest Club in Center for many years. She was very active in our community. She loved fishing, talking on the phone and working in the yard and she won Yard of the Month in Galveston 5 years in a row. She was also a member of American Ex-Prisoners of War and Titus Harris (Bataan) Medical Society.

She is preceded in death by her Parents, John Robert and Bertha Latimer, Husband, Dr. Roy Emken and Brother, Leon Latimer.

She is survived by:

Son: John Lawrence “Larry” Rymal of Joaquin

Pet: Maggie the dog

Brother: Jack Latimer of Joaquin

Special Friends:
Nell Polley of Center
Darlene Welles
many many more friends & family

Family request in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Pallbearers: John Dwire, Bronson Dwire, Benjamin Dwire, John Dwire, Jr., Ronnie Land, Joshua Sanford, Mike Charlston and Vance Green

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


Garner and Son Mortuary announces the death and services for Mrs. Patsy Jean Roberts Wooten, age 56, of Austin, Texas. Mrs. Wooten passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2015 in Austin, Texas.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. at Teague Jerusalem Temple, Austin, Texas with interment to follow at Mosaic Cemetery, Arch Bishop S. V. Teague, Officiating

Visitation will be Friday, November 27, 2015 at 12:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. at Garner and Son Chapel.

Survivors include:
Husband: Lafayette Easton of Austin, Texas

Brothers:
Robert Pitts (Diann)
David Roberts
Henry Lee Roberts
Tommy Roberts

Sisters:
Barbara Riddley (Morris)
Annette Wade (Jerry)
Rita Fields (Anthony Miller)
Shirley Brown (Freddy Wishington)
Dorothy Roberts (Jonathan Briggs)
Lori Roberts (Wayne Cooper)

A host of nieces and nephews other relatives and friends.


11/24/2015

Services for Lavernie Lunsford will be 2:00pm, Saturday, November 28, 2015 at the First Baptist Church, Garrison, Texas. Visitation will be at 1:00-2:00 pm before service time at the church.

She was born July 2, 1919 in Garrison, Texas and died November 24, 2015 in Garrison, Texas

Survivors:

Daughter: Joyce Helen Martin

Daughter-In-Law: Shirley Lunsford Ruthven & husband Hugh

Grandchildren:
Jerry Don Gideon & wife Tamara
Terry Lynn Gideon & wife Lori
Darrell Lunsford, Jr. & wife Leasa
Diana J. Pinkston & husband Michael

Her sweet little niece: Helen Hammer & husband James

10 Great Grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren

Preceded in death by parents; husband, Rev. T.D. Lunsford; sons, James Don Lunsford and Darrell Lunsford Sr,; brother, Jack Kruse; sisters, Louise Nation & Bernice Hancock.


Jana Lee Clark Marr, 49 of Longview, passed away Saturday, October 10, 2015 in Longview. Jana's wishes were to be cremated. The family is having a memorial service on June 4, 2016 at 4pm at the Shelbyville Cemetery, Shelbyville, Texas.

Jana Clark Marr was born April 9, 1966 in Longview, Texas to D.G. Clark and Virginia Townsend Clark.

She is survived by:

Children:
Miranda Harris and husband Tom of Yulee, Florida
Meagan Borough and husband Bret of Longview
Daniel Marr of Longview

Grandchildren:
Kaleb, Kinsey and Orion Harris
Carter and Joshua Boroughs

Sisters:
Judy Clark Faulkner of Missouri City, Texas and husband Mike
Rhonda Clark McCrohan of Denison, Texas and husband Tom

Brother: Alton Hurst Clark of Center and wife Beth

Aunt: Marie Ross of Texarkana, Texas

Niece: Tyra Dare Barkley

Nephews:
Keith Clark of Shelbyville
Michael Clark of Joaquin
Joshua Mixon of McAlister, OK
Jeremy Burchell of Denison, TX
Chance Furniss of Bangs, TX

Proceded in death by:
Mother, Virginia Townsend Shank
Father, D. G. Clark
Grandmother, Grace  Bradberry Biggers
Grandfather, Alvis Clark
Grandmother, Virgie Jones Townsend
Grandfather, Charles Hurst Townsend

Services were under the direction of Rader Funeral Home, Longview, Texas.


11/23/2015

Linda Daniels, 68, of Timpson, passed away Monday, November 23, 2015, in Tyler.

Graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 25, 2015, at Fairview Cemetery in Center. A visitation will be held at Watson & Sons Funeral Home prior to the service, beginning at 12:00 noon.

Ms. Daniels was born February 21, 1947, in Center, to Richard Henry and Bernice Hanks Henry.

She is survived by
Children:
Kathy Parra of Center
Linda K. Daniels of Center
Reba Daniels of Center
Ronnie Daniels of Center
James Daniels and wife, Vanessa, of Center

10 Grandchildren

12 Great Grandchildren

Good Friend: Roger Grace of Timpson

Preceded in death by
Husband: Ray Daniels
Parents: Richard Henry and Bernice Hanks Henry

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


11/20/2015

Mary Page Conway, 82, of Center, went to be with Jesus, Friday, November 20, 2015, one day before her 83rd birthday. She once was blind but now she sees.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Saturday, November 21, 2015, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, November 22, 2015, at Short Cemetery with Bro. Bobby Waller officiating.

Ms. Conway was born November 21, 1932, to Fred Corbit Page and Lillie Mae Perry Page.

She is survived by
Daughters:
Jan Smith and husband, Carl, of Shelbyville
Ann Fleming and husband, Dan, of Shelbyville
Carol Burks and husband, Charles, of San Augustine
Sherry Bryan and husband, Victor, of Center

Son: Wayne Bailey and wife, Linda, of New Summerfield

Grandchildren:
Chris Smith and wife, Christina
Aimee Waller and husband, Jamie
Amber Waller and husband, Bradley
Jonathan Smith and wife, Katie
Susan Miller
Tami Cole and husband, Carlton
Michael Ross
Casey Bryan and wife, Lindsey
Cody Bryan
Tracy Woods and husband, Terry
Rachael Payne

9 Great-Grandchildren

Sister: Billie Wheeler of Center

Numerous other relatives

Preceded in death by
Parents: Fred Corbit Page and Lillie Mae Perry Page
Brothers: Jerry Page, Fred Taylor Page
Sister: Nora Olene Page

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


Syble Adkison, age 83 of Houston, passed away, Wednesday, November 18, 2015.

Graveside service will be 1:00 p.m., Monday, November 23, 2015 at New Hope Cemetery in Center.

She was born June 23, 1932 in Center, Texas to Parents, Roy Leon Noble & Fleta Leona (Lucas) Noble.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Leon & Fleta Noble; her husband, Rev. Royce “Bo” Adkison; brother, Jerry Noble; sister, Vivian Rozell; and brother, Roger Noble

She is survived by:

Daughter: Rhonda Morgan

Son & Daughter-in-law: Randy & Mary Ellen Adkison

Grandchildren:
Stacy & husband, Troy Baker
Aaron Morgan
Andrew Morgan
Amanda & husband, Adam Cloessner
Chris Adkison
Emily Adkison
Jessie & husband, Reid Postle

Great-Grandchildren: Darian, Zach, Samantha & Bo

Sister: Geraldine “Jean” Tomlin

Brother: Roy Noble & wife, Joyce of Joaquin

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


11/16/2015

Mrs. Edna Joyce Boykins, 47, of Shelbyville passed away Friday, November 13, 2015 in Houston. Services will be Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 11am in the Shelbyville ISD gymnasium in Shelbyville. Visitation will be all day Friday at Community Funeral Home Chapel in Center, Tx. Interment will be at East Liberty Community with Pastor Curtis Archie officiating.

She is survived by:

Husband: Joe Boykins, of Shelbyville, Tx.

Sons:
Jeremy Deshannon Boykins, of Shelbyville, Tx.
Jordan Dimante Boykins, of Shelbyville, Tx.

Mother: Josephine Ratcliff, of Center, Tx.

Sisters:
Patricia Ann Ratcliff, of Dallas, Tx.
Monica Lanette Ratcliff, of Denton, Tx.

Brother: Christopher George (Kim) Ratcliff, of Salina, Ks.


Sidney Lee Galbreath was born December 16, 1938 in Timpson, Texas to A.D. Galbreath and Lavennia (Ramsey) Galbreath. He died October 15, 2015 in Garrison, Texas.

A Memorial Service will be held at 10:00am, Saturday, November 21, 2015 at the United Methodist Church, Timpson, Texas.

Survivors:

Sister: Betty Jo Parker of Nacogdoches, Texas

Nieces:
Mae Dean Hahn and husband Marvin of Temple,Texas
Betty Ann Taylor of Nacogdoches, TX
Donna Hicks & husband Tim of Dallas, TX
Dee Ann Locke & husband Ron of Stafford, TX

Nephew: Max Churchman & wife Havikia of Stafford, TX

Special Cousins:
Linda Askins of Timpson, TX
Tammy Marlowe of Timpson, TX
Cathy Windham of Timpson, TX
Gerald Stanley Stamps of Timpson, TX

Aunts:
Avis Stamps of Garrison, TX
Alma Bridwell of Nacogdoches, TX

Numerous great nieces, nephews and cousins

Preceded in death by parents; wife, Patricia Galbreath; sisters, Cynthia Churchman and Margie Childs.

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


Gwan Jacobs, 87 of Tyler, Texas passed away Monday, November 9, 2015. She was born December 2, 1927 in Center to William Elvis and Elberta Vaught Dockens. Funeral Services were held on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at Tyler Memorial Park Cemetery in Tyler with Rev. Darryle Dunks officiating, under the direction of Stewart Family Funeral Home.

Gwan was a member of Central Baptist Church in Tyler for over 30 years before becoming a faithful member of Green Acres Baptist Church for some thirty years. She was born and raised in Center, graduated from Center High School. She helped her husband Bob start the Central Baptist Church in Center. They moved to Tyler in 1950 where she attended Tyler Junior College, studing computer science and worked in accounting until retirement.

In addition to her Parents, Gwan was preceded in death by her Husband Bob Jacobs. They were married 66 years.

She is survived by her loving family including her daughter Beckeye Sheets and husband Roy of Flint, Three grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, brothers Waymon and Bill Dockens of Splendora, sister Oleatha Price of La Porte, Texas and numerous nieces and nephews.

Honorary pall pallbearers were the Care and Shere Sunday School of Green Acres Baptist Church.

If desired, memorials may be made to The Hospice of East Texas Foundation, 4111 University Blvd, Tyler Texas 75701


Services for Betty Lunsford will be Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 11:00am at the Garrison Funeral Home, Garrison, Texas with Bro. John McGuire and Bro. Homer Murray. Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00pm Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at Garrison Funeral Home. Betty was born April 21, 1934 in Mt. Enterprise, Texas and died November 14, 2015 in Garrison, Texas

Survivors:

Husband: Norman Lunsford of Garrison, Texas

Sons:
Wayne Lunsford and wife Venetia of Nacogdoches, Texas
Terry Lunsford and wife Cindy of Nacogdoches, Texas

Grandchildren:
Chris Lunsford & wife Sandi of Garrison, Texas
Corey Lunsford & wife Cheryl of Garrison, Texas
Cade Lunsford & wife Chelsie of Dallas, Texas
Rebecca Lunsford of Nacogdoches, Texas
Kylie Lunsford of Garrison, Texas
Landon Lunsford of Nacogdoches, Texas

Great-Grandchildren:
Jaci Lunsford
Sidney Lunsford
Weston Lunsford
Creed Strain

Numerous nieces and nephews and a host of other family and friends

Preceded in death by daughter; Sharon Ann Lunsford, parents and two sisters

A special thank you for the loving care and heart felt compansion the staff at Garrison Nursing Home showed Betty while she was with them.


11/14/2015

Darrell P. Doggett, 82, of Center, died Thursday, November 12, 2015. He was born on May 7, 1933, in Hurstown, to Lola Belle Lout Doggett and Edgar "Ed" Doggett. Darrell served his country in the United States Air Borne during the Korean War and later retired as a supervisor for Texaco Chemical, formerly Jefferson Chemical, Port Neches.

Survivors include his wife of fifty-seven years, Eddie Doggett; daughter, Joni Doggett Day of Beaumont; grandchildren, Bridget Day Aldridge and her husband, Josh, of Silsbee and Abby Day Riley and her husband, Daniel, of Kountze; great-grandchild, Jemma Aldridge; brothers, Ruben Doggett and his wife, Carolyn, and Spencer Doggett, all of Silsbee; sisters, Willie Jo Doggett Powell of Houston and Janice Doggett Lack of Beaumont; and other family members and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents; and grandmother, Willie Monroe Lout Luman.

A gathering of Mr. Doggett's family and friends will begin at 1:00 p.m., with his funeral service at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, November 15, 2015, at Broussard's, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee. His interment will follow at Hardin Memorial Park, Silsbee.


Chase Todd, 31, of Center, passed away Friday, November 13, 2015 at Good Shepherd Hospital in Longview, Texas as a result of an automobile accident.

Services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 16, 2015 at Mangum Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Don Moore officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Yard Cemetery with Masonic rites given by Sam Samford Lodge No. 149. Visitation will be Sunday, November 15, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Mangum Funeral Home.

He was born July 5, 1984 in Nacogdoches to Ricky and Penny (Shofner) Todd. He worked for Fleur Global for 3 years and was currently employed by Luminant as a master mechanic for the past 10 years. He loved riding four wheelers, hunting and fishing and was a true outdoorsman. He was currently going through the Masonic rites.

He is preceded in death by his Grandparents, Prentice & Bobbie Shofner, Jenell Shofner, Fred L. & Doris Todd, his Aunt, Toni Grace Alford and Cousins, Cody Alford & Jeremy Sims.

He is survived by:
Parents:
Ricky & Penny Todd of Center
Sister:
Destiny Todd of Kingwood
Uncles & Aunts:
Mary & Rickie Sims of Shelbyville
Jenny & Benny Holt of Center
John & Wanita Shofner of Center
Prentice Shofner, Jr. of Center
Numerous Cousins & Friends
Pallbearers:
Josh Snider, Josh Dutton, Jamie Dutton, Colton Rhame,
Wesley Rhame, Marcus Adkinson, Troy Sunday and Gary Sutlive
Honorary Pallbearer:
Jason Stringer

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


Graveside services for Mrs. Shirley Ruth Goodwin (54) of Center, Texas will be Monday, November 16, 2015 at St. John Cemetery in Center, Texas at 11:00am. Mrs. Goodwin died November 10, 2015 at Nacogdoches Medical Center in Nacogdoches, Texas. Rev. Marlon Cloudy, Sr. will be officiating.

Mrs. Goodwin’s survivors are:

Mother: Eddie Ruth Goodwin of Center, Texas

2 Brothers: Charles Goodwin of Center, Texas
John Wayne (Alanie) Goodwin of Center, Texas

2 Sisters: Joyce (James) Nelson of Houston, Texas
Sandra Goodwin of Dallas, Texas

Visitation Sunday, November 15, 2015 at Hicks Chapel from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.

Services entrusted to Hicks Mortuary.


11/12/2015

Valerie Heyen, 60, of Center, previously of Mansfield, LA and Carson City, Nevada, passed away Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at her residence after a sudden illness.

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, November 14, 2015 at Cool Springs Cemetery in Logansport, LA with Bro. Richard Goodwin officiating.

She was born August 21, 1955 in Shreveport, LA to Duane and Nelda (Stone) Heyen. She worked for Goodwin Roofing in Center.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Duane and Nelda Heyen.

She is survived by:

Brother:
Curtis Heyen & wife, Melanie of Shreveport, LA

Sister:
Cathy Youngblood of Wichita Falls

Brother:
Donnie Heyen of Nacogdoches

Nieces & Nephews:
Chris Werhle & wife, Laura
Phillip Youngblood, Jr. & wife, Jennifer of Center
Trevor Heyen
Raelyn Heyen

Aunts and Uncles:
Bettie & G.W. Strong of Center
Margaret Sermon of Shreveport, LA
Bill & Edith Stone of Keithville, LA
Douglas & Ina Stone of Logansport, LA

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


11/09/2015

Mr. Bryant Joseph Watley, age 56, of Timpson passed away Saturday morning, November 7, 2015, in Timpson. Services will be Saturday, November 14th, 11am at Abundant Love Ministries. Wake will be Friday 6 to 8 pm at Community Funeral Home Chapel in Center, TX. Interment will be at Scott Cemetery at Toledo Bend with Rev. Raymond Ingram to Officiate.

Mr. Bryant Joseph Watley is survived by wife Gloria Watley of Timpson, TX. 1 Step-daughter Patricia Harris of Timpson, TX. 1 Step-son Bobby Harris of Timpson, TX. 1 sister Virgia Sharp of Beaumont, TX. 2 Brothers; Albertine (Dede) Watley of California and Johnny (Pattie) Watley of Willgate, TX. Mother-in-Law, Ada Smith of Gary, TX.


Warren Kyle Loup, 1 month, was born in Dallas, Texas, October 6, 2015, and passed away in Dallas, Texas, November 8, 2015.. He was the infant son of Jared and Ashley (Ritter) Loup of Fort Worth, Texas.

Graveside service will be held at Woodlawn Cemetery, Timpson, Texas, Thursday November 12, 2015 at 11 AM with Bro. Rodney Puryear officiating.

Survivors include:

Parents: Jared and Ashley (Ritter) Loup of Fort Worth, Texas

Grandparents:
Bobby and Judy Ritter of Timpson, Texas
Steve and Sharon Loup of Glynn, Louisiana

Great-Grandparents: Kyle Nearhood of Smithridge, Virginia;

Aunt: Amber and husband John Braud of Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Cousin: Violet Braud of Baton Rouge, Louisiana

A host of family and friends who will miss him greatly.

Warren is preceded in death by great-grandparents, Etienne and Ruby Loup, Viola Nearhood, Noble and Bernice Hudman and Hoyt Ritter.

In lieu of flowers family request donations be made to Children’s Medical Center Foundation, in support of the Cardiac ICU, 2777 Stemmons Fwy Ste. 700, Dallas, TX 75207. Contact Carol Bieler 214-456-8369 for more information.

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

Taylor Funeral Home, 511 Ross Graves Drive, Timpson, TX 75975, is in charge of arrangements.


Mr. Robert “Bud” Emmett Burns Jr., 95, of Tenaha passed away Friday, November 6, 2015 in Longview. Visitation will be held from 2:00 until 4:00 p.m. on Sunday November 15, 2015 at Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, TX. Funeral Services will be held on Monday November 16, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at Tenaha Baptist Church with Interment following at Restland Cemetery in Tenaha. Mr. Burns’ parents were Robert Emmett Burns Sr. and Ruby Lee Wooten Burns.

He was a graduate of Tenaha High School. Following graduation he attended Texas A&M University and graduated with a Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering, Class of 1943. Mr. Burns served his country in the United States Navy. He was an avid golfer and Baylor Women’s basketball fan. Mr. Burns was a member of the Tenaha Masonic Lodge #737 and American Legion.

Mr. Burns is survived by daughters Patricia Burns Smith, (Larry) and Karen Burns Meriwether (Tom Snow); grandsons J. Christian Haddock, Scott P. Meriwether, ( Marietta Burke); Martin B. Meriwether, (Rae Ann), and great-grandson Samuel Robert Meriwether; step-daughters Marcy Matties ( Chib Allen) and Elaine Phillips (Bob), and special friends Frank and Diana Wengler and Jean Phelps. Also, special thanks to caregivers Carolyn, Marilyn, and the staff at Fountainview in Longview. Mr. Burns is preceded in death by his parents, wives Elva McDaniel Burns and Helen Matties Burns, brothers Albert and John Burns and sisters Mary Wynn Tadema and Elizabeth Neel.

In honor of Mr. Burns’ commitment to his community and his church and in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Meals on Wheels, Tenaha Baptist Church, or a charity of one’s choice.

An online guestbook may be signed at www.watsonandsonsfh.com


Funeral services for James “Buddy” Holman (76) of Houston, Texas will be Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 12 noon. Services will be held at Triumph the Kingdom Church of God in Christ (902 Daniels Center, Texas 75935). Mr. Holman died October 27, 2015 at West Houston Medical Center in Houston, Texas. Rev. Johnny Johnson will be officiating.

Mr. Holman is survived by:

Sons:
Quince Holman of Dallas, Texas
Corey Holman of Houston, Texas

Brother: Weldon Holman of Houston, Texas

Committal will be at Westview Cemetery in Center, Texas

Repass Triumph the Kingdom Church of God in Christ

Services entrusted to Hicks Mortuary


Oliver Raimond, 56, of Tenaha, passed away Saturday, November 7, 2015 in Shreveport, LA.

Services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at Mangum Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Andy Wilson officiating. Burial will follow at Cassell Cemetery in Converse, LA. Visitation will be Tuesday, November 10, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Mangum Funeral Home.

He was born July 23, 1959 in Converse, LA to James Olon and Jeanette (Moore) Raimond.

He is preceded in death by his Parents, James & Jeanette Raimond, Wife, Donna Raimond, 2 Brothers, James C. Raimond and Carl Wayne Raimond, 2 Nephews, Bradley Wayne Raimond, Christopher Alan Nichols and Niece, Shanda Kay Raimond.

He is survived by:

Wife:
Mary Graves Raimond of Tenaha

Children:
Lana Gatewood of California
Joe & Katy Graves of Tenaha
Michael & Fara Decker of Tenaha
Kendra & Joseph Arnold of Tenaha

Grandchildren:
Abby Elle Graves
Livvy Analee Graves
Joseph Mahon Graves
Aurora Diane Decker

Sister:
Carolyn Nichols & husband, Bobby of Stonewall, LA

Brother:
Ricky Raimond of Marshall

Nephews & Nieces:
Ricky Raimond, Jr., Jamie Raimond, Christian Nichols,
Deidre Nichols and Jr. Raimond

Numerous Great-Nieces & Great-Nephews

Pallbearers:
Brandon Kourtney, Weldon Bailey, Troy Keele, Randy Soape, Laurence O’Neill and Brian Lewis

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


11/06/2015

Charles Howard Lester, Jr. of Joaquin, passed away Friday, November 06, 2015 at Nacogdoches Medical Center.

His wishes were to be cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later time.

He was born September 13, 1953 in Eden, NC to Charles Howard Lester, Sr. and Doris (Ray) Lester. He was a carpenter, preacher & a biker.

He is preceded in death by his Father, Charles Howard Lester, Sr., Infant Brother, Randolph Mitchell Lester and Grandson, Matthew Kyle Putman.

He is survived by:

Mother: Doris Lester of Eden, NC

Wife: Rosemary Frost of Joaquin

Son & Daughter-in-law: William Douglas Frost & Jennifer Elaine Frost of Joaquin

Grandchildren:
Zackery Cole Putman
Megan Nevaeh Jernigan

Brothers:
Jimmy Lester
Jerry Lester

Sisters:
Susan Lester
Tina Hughes

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


Dave Lamar Jackson, 89, of Shelbyville, passed away Friday, November 6, 2015 at his residence in Shelbyville.

Visitation will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Sunday, November 8, 2015 at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, November 9, 2015 at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Gordon Vaughn officiating. Interment will follow at the Carroll Cemetery.

Mr. Jackson was born February 19, 1926 in Shelbyville, Texas to Bill Jackson and Mildred Greer Jackson. He was a graduate of Shelbyville High School. Mr. Jackson served his country during World War II in the Navy. He was a member of the Pasadena Sheriff’s Posse and a member of the Clever Creek Baptist Church.

He is survived by:
Wife of 59 years, Blanche Jackson of Shelbyville

Children;
Dana Jackson of Shelbyville
Donna Maxey and husband, Bobby of Baytown
Steven Jackson of Houston

Grandchildren;
Michael Wiggins, Kristina McWorter, David Jackson II, Ryan Jackson and Lauren Jackson

Numerous other relatives.

Preceded in death by;
Mother, Mildred Holt
Son, David Jackson
Grandson, Chad Wiggins

Pallbearers will be Brad Hinton, Stephen Williams, Harold Baty, Will Baty, Walt Baty, Ronny Lynch, Nathan Lynch and Vic Cooper. Honorary pallbearers will be Chuck Raymond, Prentice Hendricks, Calvin Kimbrough and Clyde Enmon.

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


Melba Beckham, 77, of Joaquin, passed away Friday, November 6, 2015 in Center.

Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., Sunday, November 8, 2015 at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, November 8, 2015 at Watson & Sons Chapel with Rev. Eric Garrett and Rev. Barry Rhodes officiating. Interment will follow at the Johnson Cemetery in Haslam.

Mrs. Beckham was born July 4, 1938 in Needville, Texas to Walter Priesmayer and Nora Jungerman Priesmeyer. She was a member of the Logansport United Pentecostal Church in Logansport, Louisiana.

She is survived by:
Husband, Virgil Beckham of Joaquin

Children;
Denise Garrett and husband, Eric of Lake Village, Arkansas
George Beckham and wife, Ashley of Tyler
Cara Kneisly and husband, Craig of Katy

Grandchildren;
Amanda Gibson, Hannah Garrett, Landon Beckham, Brylee Beckham, Chase Kneisly and Ciara Kneisly.

Great-Grandchild, Isabella Gibson

Sister, Evelyn Oberhof of Needville

Numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Preceded in death by;
Sisters; Clarice Baker and Delores Kueck

Pallbearers will be Chase Kneisly, Landon Kneisly, Craig Kneisly, Bryan Gibson, Tommy Gray and Jimmy Coulter.

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


Johnnie Eddins of Humble Tx died on November 4, 2015 after a lengthy battle with heart disease. Johnnie and his wife, Ruby were members of the Lake Houston Church of Christ and he formerly attended Watters Road Church of Christ. He loved music and loved to sing. Johnnie owned Johnnie H Eddins Insurance Agency in Pasadena and retired in 2008. He served our country in the Texas National Guard.

Johnnie was preceded in death by his first wife, Faye Nell, his parents, William Frank and Alice Edna Cantrell Eddins, children, William Howard Eddins, Eddy James Eddins and Alice Jane Eddins Obar, step son, Jerald Eddins and his sisters, Mary Jo OBryan, Effie Pierce, Mary Bonin and Jane Gusttaffson, brother William Frank Eddins Jr, an infant brother and sister and a sister-in-law, Ovia Bigar.

Johnnie is survived by:

Wife of 9 years: Ruby

Stepdaughter: Jeanette Parham of Hempstead

Stepdaughter-in-law: Andra Eddins, of New Caney

Grandchildren:
Robert S. (Bobby) Obar IV
Joanna D. Obar Ledezma and husband, Zach
Jaycee E. Obar

Many nieces and step-grandchildren and great-step-grandchildren.

Johnnie was a loving and kind man that provided support and purpose for those he loved.

Viewing is at Rosewood Funeral Home in Humble on Friday, November 4 from 5pm to 8pm. Funeral is at Lake Houston Church of Christ, Humble on November 5, at 10am. Graveside services are at Mt. Herman Cemetary in Center on November 5 at 3:30pm.


11/05/2015

Mrs. Era P. (Baker) Porter passed away Friday, November 6, 2015, at her residence near Nacogdoches, Texas, at the age of 94.

Mrs. Porter was born April 7, 1921, in Shelby County, Texas, to parents William Hezekiah Baker and Winnie Lucindy Cox Baker. She had formerly lived in Longview, Texas, for a number of years before moving to Nacogdoches County.

She was a member of Stallings Drive Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred P. Porter, in 1996; her son, David G. Porter, in 2007; along with her parents.

Her survivors include:

Daughter-in-law: Lynda B. Porter of Nacogdoches, Texas

Grandson: David Glen Porter II of Nacogdoches, Texas

Sister: Eardis Greer of Woodville, Texas

Brother: Tom Baker of Houston, Texas

Sister: Sarah Lee of Longview, Texas.

Graveside rites are set for 2:30pm Sunday, November 8, 2015, at Restland Cemetery, located off U.S. Hwy. 96 in Tenaha, Texas.

Offer your online memories and condolences at www.CasonMonk-Metcalf.com.

Arrangements are under the direction of T.A. Lane & Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors, located at 5400 North Street in Nacogdoches, Texas.


Johnie Katherine Bray, 73, of Timpson, Texas, passed away on Thursday, October 29, 2015 in Longview, Texas. She was born on October 20, 1942 in Lansing, Michigan, the daughter of William Lewis Gardner and Irene Suddath Gardner.

Johnie grew up Elkton, Kentucky where she graduated High School. She was a faithful member of the Mormon Church. She was a loving mother, grandmother and sister.

Mrs. Bray is survived by:

Sons:
Charles Nachez Bray and wife Janet,
Wayne Sabine Bray
Johnney Brazos Bray and wife Angela Sexton

Grandchildren:
Charles Robert Bray
Christopher Michael Bray, and
Derek Alexander Bray

Sister: Vicki Poindexter

She is also survived by other extended family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and sister, Sarah Gardner.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Taylor Funeral Home of Timpson. To convey condolences or to sign an online register please visit www.taylorfh.net


11/04/2015

Alton Waller, 66, of Center, passed away Wednesday November 4, 2015 at Nacogdoches Medical Center.

A memorial service will be held Tuesday, November 10, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at McClelland Church in Shelbyville with Bro. Chris Collins officiating.

He was born February 19, 1949 in Shelby County, Texas to Granville and Luna (McSwain) Waller.

He is preceded in death by his Parents, Granville and Luna Waller and Brothers, Calvin Waller, Harvey Waller, Bill Waller, Jerry Joe Waller and Earl Waller.

He is survived by:

Wife of 40 years:
Glenda Waller of Center

Children:
Jamie Waller & wife, Aimee of Center
Jonathan Waller of Center
Timothy Waller & wife, Anita of Center
Tonya Parks & husband, Lance of Center
Melissa Robertson & husband, Toby of Center
Amanda Jernigan & husband, Chris of Center
Angela Pope & husband, John of Center

Grandchildren:
Diana, Kelsie and Alyssa Waller and Angie Parks
Jacob Waller, Luke, Ava & Grace
Devin Waller
Savannah and Lexi Robertson
Kirsti and Keylee Jernigan
Dawson & Briley Pope

Sisters:
Jeanie Amburn of Center
Susan Fountain & husband, Larry of Center
Carolyn Denby of Deridder, LA

Brother:
Jesse Waller of Center

Numerous Nieces, Nephews, Cousins & Friends

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


Troy Jacobs, 70, of Sour Lake, Texas passed away Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at his residence.

Services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, November 6, 2015 at Mangum Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Kenneth Powell officiating. Burial will follow at West Hamilton Cemetery in Shelbyville. Visitation will be Thursday, November 5, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Mangum Funeral Home.

He was born October 9, 1945 in Shelbyville, Texas to Joe and Lurena (Jamison) Jacobs. He served in the US Army special forces green beret. He was the owner of Jacobs welding and marine in Beaumont. He was a member of the Grand Lodge of Texas where he was a master mason in Good Standing of B.F. Quickstall No. 1370 in Beaumont. He was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church in Port Neches.

He is preceded in death by his Parents, Joe & Lurena Bell Jacobs and Brothers, Billy Joe Jacobs and Travis Lee Jacobs.

He is survived by:
Wife:
Sadie Jacobs of Sour Lake

2 Daughters:
Kimberly Ann Lutz of Sour Lake
Kristi Jacobs & husband, Brian Graves of Seabrook

2 Step Sons:
Delano Dale Nelson of Sour Lake
Jeremy Wayne Nelson & wife, Cara Lofton of Vidor

Grandchildren:
Ashley Lea Anderson & husband, Josh
Troy Dale Lutz
Aaron Nelson
Eric Nelson
Johnathan Nelson
Morgan Nelson
Jessica Nelson
Caleb Parker Graves
Samantha Nelson
Great Grandson:
Easton Lane Anderson

Pallbearers:
Jacob Boockoff, Tony Boockoff, Josh Anderson,
Brian Graves, Richard Loden and Jonathan Nelson

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


11/03/2015

Wanda Osborne of Dallas passed away at the age of 62. Services will be Friday at 11:00am at Egypt Chapel Baptist Church in Dallas, TX and visitation will be Thursday 6 to 7pm at Evergreen Funeral Home in Dallas, TX. Dr. Tommy McGee will be officiating.

Wanda Osborne is survived by son, Brandon and Joy Osborne of Washington, D.C. Grand daughter Aubrielle Osborne of Washington, D.C, Mother, Dorothy Polley of Center, TX, Step-Father, James Polley of Center, TX, and Step-Mother, Betty C. Cartwright of Shelbyville, TX.

8 Sisters; Shirley Cartwright of Center, TX, Roberta Hoff of Dallas, TX, Darlene Nana of Dallas, TX, Donna Grisby of Center, TX, Debra Cartwright of Center, TX, Regena Eghareuba of Dallas, TX, Cynthia Kennedy of Dallas, TX.

3 Brothers; Tony (Lynda) Cartwright of Shelbyville, TX, Charles Wade of Center, TX, Robert (Shelia) Polley of Arkansas.

3 Aunts; Evelina Jordan of Dallas, TX, Ann Ruth Walker of Shelbyville, TX and Pauline Cartwright of Shelbyville, TX.


“Chevy” Shirley Wright, 47, of Center, passed away Tuesday, November 3, 2015 in Nacogdoches.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday, November 6, 2015, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, November 7, 2015, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Jack Forbis officiating. Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center.

Mrs. Wright was born March 28, 1968 in Yakima, Washington to Ralph Eugene Swanson and Venita Margaret Downie Swanson. She was employed by Sparta Structures in Center and was a member of Messiah Baptist Church in Timpson.

Mrs. Wright is survived by:
Husband, Jack Wright of Center

Children;
Eric Dewayne Wright and wife, Sheena of Dennison
Amanda Jane Wright of Center
Dakota Thad Brittain of Woodville

Geandchildren;
Bailey Danielle Harris Wright
Zack Trice
Chandler Logan Wright
Piper Brittain
Paisley Brittain
Sawyer Harris

Mother, Venita Harshman of Leesville, Louisiana

Sisters;
Jo Anne Miller and husband, Howard of Honeybrook, Pennsylvania
Velma Ann Jones and husband, Dale of Joaquin

Brothers;
Samuel Leigh Swanson and wife, Kathie of Joaquin
Timothy Lee Hernandez and wife, Linda of Pennsylvania

Numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Preceded in death by:
Grandparents; Forrest and Mattie Claire Downie
Mother-in-law; Carlie Lowe

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


Mary Lea Reichel, 77 of Danciger, TX went to be with the Lord on October 29, 2015 in Lake Jackson, TX. She was born to Martin and Bessie Mae (Fleming) Shofner on December 3, 1937 in Center, TX. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 4, 2015 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm. With funeral service to begin at 7:00pm at Palms Funeral Home in Angleton, Texas.

Graveside service will be held Thursday, November 5, 1:00 p.m., at Oaklawn Memorial Cemetery, in Center, with Rev. Dathan Triplett officiating.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sister and brother-in-law, Billie Jean Shofner Livingston (Leon); and sister-in-law, Carol Shofner.

Mary became a registered nurse in 1958 after graduating from Lilliejollie School of Nursing in Hermann Hospital. She worked in the Emergency Department at Angleton-Danbury Hospital for 21 years, and was certified as a Trauma Nurse. She loved painting, flowers and hummingbirds.

Mary is survived by her husband of 54 years, William "Jerry" Reichel. Sons, William Scott Reichel (Cheri) and Patrick A. Reichel (Colleen). Brothers, Del Shofner and James R. Shofner (Rose). Sisters, Edna Ruth Shofner Birdwell (Bryant), Linda Henderson (Joe), and Kathy Howard (Dewy). Three grandchildren Travis, Tyler and Samantha as well as numerous family and friends.

Services under the direction of Palms Funeral Home, Angleton, Texas.


S. J. Nickleberry, age 96, of San Augustine, Texas. Mr. Nickleberry passed away Friday, October 30, 2015 at CHI St Luke Hospital in San Augustine, Texas.

Funeral Service will be held Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church with interment at Mt. Zion Cemetery with Rev. Fred Dade, officiating.

Visitation will be held Friday, November 6, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. at Garner & Son Chapel.

His survivors:

Wife, Etta Mae Nickleberry of San Augustine, TX

Daughters:
Yolanda Gamble (William) of Waco, Texas
Pamela Teel of San Augustine, Texas

10 Grandchildren, 26 Great-Grandchildren

Brother, V J Nickleberry (Celestine) of Oxnard, CA

As well as a host of other relatives and friends.


Reecie Robertson Stanley, 79, of the Spann’s Chapel Community, Center, Texas, passed away Monday, November 2, 2015 in Houston.

Graveside Service will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 7, 2015 at Spann’s Chapel Cemetery with Bro. Don Noble officiating. Visitation will be Friday, November 6, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Mangum Funeral Home.

She was born October 26, 1936 in the Ramah Community in Tenaha, Texas to Archie Byron and Eula Etta (Joplin) Robertson. She married Bobby Stanley, they were married 48 years until his death in 2009. She was a member of Spann’s Chapel Church where she taught Sunday School. She was a teacher for 39 years where she taught in Angleton, West Columbia, Center and Shelbyville, Texas and retired in 1999. She loved quilting and researching her family and numerous family genealogies and histories. She became a volunteer at the Shelby County Museum in 2000 and she was a member of the Shelby County Historic Commission. She was a faithful supporter of the historical society, museum and genealogy library.

She is preceded in death by her Parents, Archie and Eula Robertson and Husband, Bobby L. Stanley.

She is survived by:

Sons:
Steve Stanley of Center
Mark Stanley & wife, Linda of Center
Pat Stanley & wife, Angela of Roanoke
Stuart Stanley & wife, Mariana of Spring
Simon Stanley & wife, Carla of Center

Grandchildren: Ian Stanley, Robert Stanley, Christian Stanley, Jonathan Stanley & wife, Bethany, Kaitlyn Stanley, Rick Mollohan & wife, Jessica

Great-Grandchildren: Colt & Bailey Stanley and Katy Mollohan

Siblings:
Lynelle Richardson
Barbara Woods
Archie Robertson, Jr.
Nancy Thrasher
Lena Carol Gibson

Sister-in-law: Marie Long of Center

Pallbearers: Steve Stanley, Mark Stanley, Pat Stanley, Stuart Stanley, Simon Stanley & Rick Mollohan

Donations can be made to Spann’s Chapel Church or Shelby County Historical Society

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


Hicks Mortuary and C.J. Davis Memorial Chapel of Timpson are announcing services for Mr. Roy B. Johnson (80) of Timpson, Texas. Mr. Johnson died October 29, 2015 at Holiday Nursing Center. Services for Mr. Johnson will be Friday, November 6, 2015 at C. J. Davis Memorial Chapel (453 McLaughlin Street, Timpson, Texas) at 1:00pm. Brother George Grace will be officiating.

Mr. Johnson is survived by

Sister: Baby Ruth Johnson of Many Louisiana

Visitation will be Friday, November 6, 2015 from the hours of 12:00 noon to 1:00pm at C.J. Davis Memorial Chapel in Timpson, Texas.

Burial will be at BoBo Cemetery.


11/02/2015

Wilda Leona Jones, 94, of Joaquin, passed away Sunday, November 1, 2015, at her residence.

Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 3, 2015, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 3, 2015, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Robert Ortigo officiating. Interment will follow at Memorial Gardens in Ohio.

Ms. Jones was born February 28, 1921, in Gambier, Ohio, to Jesse Winterringer and Lela Lanmon Winterringer. She loved cooking, quilting, and raising her grandchildren.

She is survived by

Children:
Buck Jones and wife, Teresa, of Joaquin
Herschel Jones of Howard, Ohio
Caryoln Sue and husband, John Schaffer, of Fredric, Ohio
Joseph Jones and wife Valerie, of Gary
Paula Sholar of Carthage
Scottie and husband, Richard Scholar, of Joaquin
Monica and Thomas Simpson of Gary

Granddaughter:
Lydia Nicole Scholar of Longview

31 Grandchildren

Numerous Great-Grandchildren

Sisters:
Litha Turner of Lexigton, Ohio
Verneta Jenny of Geranano, Oklahoma

Numerous nieces, nephews, and host of family and friends

Preceded in death by
Parents
Husband: Oscar A. Jones Sr.
Daughters: Linda Diana, Letha Mae, Patricia Marti, and Barbara Waters
Brother: Jessie Winterringer

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


Funeral service for Margie Sue (Ramsey) Childs, 87, of Timpson, TX, will be held at 1:00 PM, Tuesday, November 3, 2015, in Taylor Funeral Home Chapel, Timpson, with Rev. W. T. Permenter and Rev. Rick Anderson officiating. Visitation with family and friends will be 5:00 – 7:00 PM, Monday, November 2, 2015 at Taylor Funeral Home. Mrs. Childs passed away October 31, 2015, in Garrison, TX.

Born June 7, 1928, in Pasadena, TX, Margie Sue (Ramsey) Childs was the daughter of the late Sidney Marvin Ramsey and Florence Valeta Hearn Ramsey. Margie graduated from Timpson High School in 1945 and became an Air Force wife when she married G. Terrell Childs on June 28, 1946. She was a devoted military wife. About 63 years ago, she left Timpson by train with two small children in tow. We left New York by ocean liner to meet Dad who was stationed at Skulthorpe Air Force Base in England. Together we moved to Lockbourne, Ohio and moved back to Timpson when Dad retired.

Mom taught Sunday School and enjoyed singing in the church choir. She loved to bake pies and make quilts and give them away. She would take produce from her garden and give to her sisters who weren’t able to garden. Mom loved the Lord and set a good example for her husband, three children, family, and friends.

Margie is survived by husband Terrell Childs; sons, Philip Childs and wife Kathy and Jim Childs and wife Lisa; daughter Sue Childs Pinkston; sisters Avis Stamps and Alma Bridwell; niece Betty Parker; 4 grandchildren: Rob and wife Denise, Stephanie and husband Tim, Elaine and husband Kristian, and Brock; and 3 great-grandchildren: Jessica, Nathan, and Ashley.

In addition to her parents, Margie Sue Childs was preceded in death by brothers Roy and James Ramsey and sisters Grace Pledger, Troy Webb, Mary Lavennie Galbreath, and Emma Milford.

The family is being served by Taylor Funeral Home, 511 Ross Graves Dr., Timpson, TX 75975. To convey condolences online, please visit www.taylorfh.net.