02/11/2016

Janis Doggett, 77, of Center, passed away Wednesday, February 10, 2016, in Nacogdoches following a long battle with cancer. 

Graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 13, 2016, at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center with Bro. John Bender officiating.  Visitation will be held prior to the service at Watson & Sons Funeral Home, beginning at 1:00 p.m.

Mrs. Doggett was born May 22, 1938, in Center, to Joe Youngblood and Melba Brown Youngblood.  She was employed at Farmers State Bank in Center for 39 years. Mrs. Doggett was a member of Order of Eastern Star Center Chapter #348 for over 50 years and was also a member of First Baptist Church in Center.  She liked to travel a lot and loved the scenery and the people she met.  She enjoyed painting, especially Christmas yard art. Mrs. Doggett was a doting Grandmother and loved spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by
Husband of 50 years: Tommy Doggett

Daughter: Sonya Parker

Grandson: Christopher Joseph “Joey” Parker and wife, Alesia

Great-Grandchildren:
Christopher John “CJ” Parker
Michaela LeAnne Parker
Ethan Lee Parker

Special Friend: John David Parker

Numerous other relatives and many many friends

Preceded in death by
Parents: Joe Youngblood and Melba Brown Youngblood

Pallbearers will be Raybob Soape, Mark A Harris, David Chadwick, Luke Motley, Jerry Griffin and John Parker.

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

 

02/10/2016

Funeral services for Mr. Walter Allen Cartwright (75) of Ft. Worth, Texas formally of Center will be Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 1:00pm.  Services will be held at the Bright Morning Star Baptist Church, 623 Martin Luther King Drive, Center, Texas 75935.  Mr. Cartwright died Sunday, February 7, 2016.   Bro. Freddie Wilson will be officiating. 

Mr. Cartwright’s survivors are:

Son:  Walter DeWayne Cartwright of Shelbyville

Daughters:  Doris (Darryl) Parks of Shelbyville, Texas, Margaret Goodwin of Center, Texas, Shamekia Powell of Ft. Worth, Texas, and Denise Coleman of Dallas, Texas

Brother:  Jack Cartwright of Shelbyville, Texas 

Sister:  Ira Nell Johnson of Shelbyville

Visitation: Friday, February 12, 2016 at Hicks Chapel from the hours of 6pm-8pm (804 Martin Luther King Drive)

Committal:  Brittain Creek Cemetery, Shelbyville Texas

Repass:  Val’s Place County Road 2230, Center, Texas 75935

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

02/10/2016

Mary Green, 84, of Melrose, passed away Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at her residence.
 
Service will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 13, 2016 at Mangum Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Pine Ridge Cemetery in Joaquin. Visitation will be Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until service time at Mangum Funeral Home.
 
She was born September 10, 1931 in Rayville, LA to Jack Arthur and Susie (Woodard) Shaw.
 
She is preceded in death by her Parents, Jack and Susie Shaw, Husband, Rufus Whitten, Husband, Samuel Derbin, Husband, James Green, Son, Samuel Wayne Derbin, Daughter, Dorothy Jane Derbin, Granddaughter, Jennifer Nicole Webb, Grandson, Johnny Ray Webb, Great Grandson, David Alexander Maddux and 4 Brothers, Gordon Shaw, Franklin Shaw, Henry Shaw and Jack Shaw, Jr.
 
She is survived by:

Children:
Deanna Sepulvado of Melrose
Thomas Derbin & wife, Michelle of Melrose
Clyde Derbin & wife, Sherry of Central Heights
Mary Webb & husband, Johnny of Gary
Betty Valentine & husband, Jim of Deer Park
Kenneth King of Melrose
Bo Whitten, Jr. & wife, Karla

Grandchildren:
Joseph F. Lyles, Jr., Mary Ann Harris & husband, Ronnie
April Maddux & husband, Martin, Nate Derbin, Crystal Derbin,
Renee Bush & husband, Adam, Bobbie Smith & husband, Sam,
Amy Doyal & husband, Keith, Jason Webb & wife, Ashley, Bradley Webb,
Jason Prescott & wife, Jessica & Dylon Valentine

17 Great-Grandchildren

3 Brothers:
Cecil Shaw
Thomas Shaw & wife, Betty
George Shaw

Pallbearers:
Nate Derbin, Jason Webb, Dylon Valentine,
Jim Valentine, Jason Prescott, Thomas Derbin & Clyde Derbin  
 
You may sign the online registry book at www.mangumfuneralhome.com
Services are under the direction of Mangum Funeral Home Center, Texas

02/08/2016

Jimmy Harper, 62 of Longview formerly of Shelby County, passed away Sunday, February 7, 2016 at Good Shepherd Hospital in Longview.

His wishes were to be cremated and a burial will follow at Jackson Cemetery in Joaquin at a later date. He was born February 25, 1953 in Center, Texas to James Leon and Neva (Buckner) Harper. He was an truck driver for many years. He is preceded in death by his Parents, James and Neva Harper & Sister, Ruth Bewley.

He is survived by:
Sister & Brother-in-law:
Janis & Wayne (Spud) Fausett of Marshall

Nephews:
Matt Wright & wife, April of Marshall
Michael Fausett & Finley of Tyler

Great-Niece:
Madison Wright

Great-Nephew:
Jack Fausett

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

02/08/2016

Ammie Laura Virginia Danley, 66, of Center, passed away Sunday, February 7, 2016, in Nacogdoches.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 9, 2016, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 10, 2016, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Tommy Parham officiating. Interment will follow at White Rock Cemetery in Shelby County.

Ms. Danley was born May 28, 1949, in Center, to E.V. Danley and Helen Airrington Danley. She enjoyed cruises, shopping and spending time with her family.

She is survived by
Sisters:
Celina Sims Selby of Center
Joyce Danley of Center

Nephew: Clay Sims and wife, Krissy Craig, of Hemphill

Nieces:
Kim Sims Barbee of Nacogdoches
Christina Danley of Channelview
Crystal Danley of Channelview

Great-Nieces:
Lauren Sims of Center
Laci Copeland of Chireno

Great-Nephews:
Cole Barbee of Nacogdoches
Colton Sims of Garrison

Great-Great-Nieces and Nephews:
Brayden Caraway of Center
Jayce Copeland of Chireno
Jasper Copeland of Chireno
Gabriel Copeland of Chireno

Sister-in-law: Mary Danley of Channelview

Preceded in death by
Parents: E.V. Danley and Helen Airrington Danley
Brother: Earnest Danley
Nephew: Johnny Sims

Pallbearers will be Richard Stinson, Cole Barbee, Randel Jordan, Caleb Copeland, Trae Rushing, Cody Mabus and Jacob Copeland.

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

02/05/2016

Delmer Fay Elliott, 75, of Center, passed away Friday, February 5, 2016, in Center.
 
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Saturday, February 6, 2016, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, February 7, 2016, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Melba Clark officiating. Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park.
 
Ms. Elliott was born February 27, 1940, in Shelby County, to Ross Elliott and Martha Azaie Furlow Elliott.  She was an avid outdoorsman.
 
She is survived by
Daughters:
Liz Sparks and husband, David, of Timpson
Pattie Harkenss and husband, Carlton, of Center
 
Grandchildren:
Michael Mangrum and wife, Amber, of Nacogdoches
Joshua Sparks and wife, Kendra, of Nacogdoches
Matthew Sparks and wife, Amberly, of Timpson
 
Great-Grandchildren:
Conner Sparks of Nacogdoches
Matthew David Sparks II of Timpson
Dayton Khane Mangrum of Nacogdoches
Brylee Barbee of Nacogdoches
 
Brothers:
Mac Elliott of Campti
Kernie Elliott of California
 
Sister: Doris Porter of Center
 
Preceded in death by
Parents: Ross Elliott and Martha Azaie Furlow Elliott
Brothers and Sisters
 
Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
 

02/04/16

William Bryan Taylor Jr., 88, of Waco, passed away Friday, January 29, 2016, in Houston.

Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, February 6, 2016, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  A military honors graveside service will follow at McClelland Cemetery, in Shelbyville, under the direction of VFW Post 8904.  A visitation will be held prior to the funeral service, beginning at 9:00 a.m.

Mr. Taylor was born September 16, 1927, in Waco, to William B. Taylor and Margie Gertrude Smalley.  He loved playing chess, dominoes, crossword puzzles and sudoku.
 
He is survived by
Wife: Bobbie Lucille Taylor of Lufkin

Stepdaughters:
Betty Dayton of Clute
Mary Clifton of Lufkin

Brother: Lester Taylor of Robertson

A number of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends

Preceded in death by
Parents: William B. Taylor and Margie Gertrude Smalley
Sister: Mary Frances Trammel
Stepdaughter: Minnie Weipert
Stepson: Harold Weipert

Pallbearers will be Roy Whiddon, Bill Dayton, Mike Clifton, Ronnie Lambright, Brenden Dunlap and Michael Oluoch.  

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

Funeral services for  Bishop A.G. Duffield (80) of Houston, Texas will be Saturday, February 6, 2016 at Triumph the Church and Kingdom Church of God in Christ (908 Daniel Street, Center, Texas 75935) at 11:00am.  Bishop Duffield died Saturday, January 30, 2016.  Bishop Felton Perkins of Houston, Texas will be officiating.
 
He is survived by:
 
Wife, Gladys Duffield of Houston, Texas
 
Children:
Otis Price Jr. of Houston, Texas
George Price (Sondra) of Houston, Texas
Gordon Price of Houston, Texas
Teddy Lewis of Houston, Texas
 
29 Grandchildren
59 Great-Grandchildren
52 Great-Great-Grandchildren
4 Great-Great-Great-Grandchildren
 
Siblings:
Pastor Martha Sharp of Toppenish
WA, Evangelist Maggie Duffield-Perkins (Felton) of Houston, Texas
Wilda Goodwin (Leonard) of Houston, Texas
Rosa Duffield of Houston, Texas
Earl Duffield (Susie) of Houston, Texas
Walter Duffield of San Augustine, Texas

Visitation Service will be held at Triumph the Church and Kingdom of God in Christ, Saturday, February 6, 2016 from the hours of 9am-11am. Committal will be at Thompson Cemetery, Shelbyville, Texas.

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

02/03/2016

Danny Dale Cohen Tidwell, 71, of Henderson, passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2016, at his residence.

Graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, February 6, 2016, at Shelbyville Cemetery in Shelbyville with Pastor Bob F. Wallace officiating.  

Mr. Tidwell was born September 14, 1944, in La Crosse Wisconsin, to John E. Tidwell and Imah Cohen Tidwell.  He was a member of Calvary Assembly of God in Tyler.  

He is survived by:

Wife, Marcia Tidwell of Henderson

Step-children:
Amy Dumas of Henderson
Robert Taliaferro of Henderson
Damion Taliaferro of Henderson

Preceded in death by:
Parents: John E. Tidwell and Imah Cohen Tidwell

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

02/02/2016

Yvonne “Nonnie” Loveladdy, 87, passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2016, in Irving.

Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 1:50 p.m., Saturday, February 6, 2016, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 6, 2016, at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center with Rev. Kelly Sullivan officiating.

Ms. Loveladdy was born June 28, 1928, in Shelbyville, to P.W. “Dick” Middleton and Ione Lee Middleton. She was a graduate of Center High School and attended Texas Women’s College in Denton. Ms. Loveladdy was Vice President of Loveladdy Oil Company. She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi and an active member of First United Methodist Church in Center.

She is survived by
Daughter: Leslie Jolissant and husband, Greg, of Irving

Son: Jack Dixon “J.D.” Loveladdy Jr. and wife, Am, of Kalasin, Thailand

Grandchildren:
Lindsey Jolissant of Austin
Abby Loveladdy Benavides and husband, Ram, of San Antonio
Brandon Loveladdy of Newport Beach, California

Great Grandchildren:
Maxton Benavides of San Antonio
Emma Lou Benavides of San Antonio

Sister: Pat Middleton Lowery of Pasadena

Twelve nieces and nephews

Cousins:
Cathy Williams of Center
David Harvey of Kingwood

A host of friends

Preceded in death by
Husband: Jack Dixon Loveladdy, Sr.
Parents: P.W. “Dick” Middleton and Ione Lee Middleton

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to First United Methodist Church in Center.

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

02/02/2016

Flora Mae (Bozeman) Foster died peacefully on January 27, 2016 at Dadeville Healthcare Center in Dadeville AL. She not only was a wife, mother, grandmother and a great grandmother, but she was also a majorette, tumbler, stand on your head, country gospel piano playing, alto singing, red velvet cake baking, crappie catching, breast cancer surviving, lung cancer surviving, my way or the highway kind of woman. She was a Myrtle Street neighbor in Columbiana for fifty-two years before moving to Dadeville in July.

Flora Mae was born January 24, 1935 as the youngest of nine children to Charles and Ada Bozeman. She graduated from Shelby County High School in Columbiana, AL and married the love of her life, Lewis Mack Foster. They were married fifty-four years before his death in 2007. She is survived by her children, Danny (Andi) Foster, Center TX; Melissa Foster (Tom) Denney, Auburn AL; and Jeff Foster, Columbiana AL. Four grandchildren, Alison (David) Slade, Matthew (Brittany) Foster, Trey Denney, Foster Denney, and six great grandchildren. She is survived by one sister Mildred Bozeman Baldwin, two loving sisters-in-law Marzell Foster and Ann Foster with whom she spoke on the telephone every day. She leaves behind more than one hundred nieces and nephews who love their Aunt Flora Mae. They span over three generations.

Visitation is at Good Hope Methodist Church on Highway 61 in the Kingdom Community near Columbiana at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday January 30, then Williams Cemetery for a graveside service at 2 p.m. Bolton Funeral Home is directing.

01/31/2016

Sunni Sicko, 27, of Center, passed away Sunday, January 31, 2016 as a result of an automobile accident.

Services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, February 5, 2016 at Mangum Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Kerry Green officiating. Burial will follow at Rather Cemetery in Shelbyville. Visitation will be Thursday, February 4, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Mangum Funeral Home.

She was born June 27, 1988 in Nacogdoches to Roy Sicko and Inga (Bell) Sicko. She graduated from Shelbyville High School in 2006. She was a loving daughter, sister, mother and friend to many. She loved cheerleading and modeling.

She is preceded in death by her Sister, Brandi Lynn Lout, Sister, Angel Larraine Lout and Grandparents, Bryan & Billie Bell & Bonnie Mabe.

She is survived by:

Children:
Jackson Holloway
Heaven Metcalf
Allison Bolton

Parents: Roy & Inga Sicko of Center

Brother: Eric Sicko of Center

Sister: Jayce Jackson of Center

Aunt & Uncles:
Beverly & L.E. Herring
Ron Sicko & his daughter, Rhonda

Pallbearers: Jerrod Holloway, Robert Bolton, Rocky Jackson, Eric Sicko, Jessie Vaughn & Franklin Doggett

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

01/29/2016

Jerry Andrew Cozart was born October 19, 1938 in Timpson, Texas to Thomas Jefferson and Lola Adelle (Wilson) Cozart. He died January 28, 20216 in Galveston, Texas.

Services will be held at 4:00 pm, Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at Garrison Funeral Home, Garrison, Texas. Visitations will be 2:00 to 4:00 pm before service time. Burial will follow at Caledonia Cemetery, Garrison, Texas
 
Survivors:
 
Daughters:
Debbie Banks & husband Billy of Nacogdoches, Texas
Angie Cozart of Mt. Enterprise, Texas
 
Sons:
Robby Cozart & wife Sylvia of Cushing, Texas
Jody Cozart & wife Valerie of Nacogdoches, Texas
 
Mother of his children: Becky Williams of Mt. Enterprise, Texas
 
Grandchildren:
Joshua Banks, Amanda Williams, Ben Banks, Brandi Cochran, Timmy Gaddy, CodyBlaney, Katelyn Marce, Chance Cozart, Chaney Cozart, Heather Brittain, Sgt. Hunter Cozart, Mason Bailey
 
10 Great-Grandchildren
 
Sister: Sue Stilley of Timpson, Texas

Brothers: 
Billy Cozart & wife Dyanne of Houston, Texas
Thomas Cozart & wife Pat of Garrison, Texas
 
Preceded in death by parents brothers; Elton Cozart, Kenneth Cozart, Wilson Cozart, sister; Sadie Burgary
 
Service under the directions of Garrison Funeral Home, Garrison, Texas

01/29/2016

Sue Bradberry Derr Kimbrough, 80, of Shelbyville, passed away Thursday, January 28, 2016, in Nacogdoches.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Saturday, January 30, 2016, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, January 31, 2016, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Rob Merriman and Bro. Gordon Vaughn officiating. Interment will follow at Shelbyville Cemetery in Shelbyville.

Mrs. Kimbrough was born September 7, 1935, in Shelbyville, to John Hulon Bradberry and Ida Lorraine Miles Bradberry. She was a member of Order of Eastern Star Shelbyville Chapter and Active in the Center Senior Organization. She was also a member of First Baptist Church in Shelbyville.

She is survived by
Husband: Calvin Kimbrough of Shelbyville

Daughters:
Linda Derr Reichert of Splendora
Terri Devine
Tanya Businelle

Sons:
Randy Derr and wife, Lillian, of Pearland
Robbie Derr and wife, Lydia, of Pasadena
Calvin Kimbrough II

Daughter-in-law: Beth Derr Gumm of Marshall

Grandchildren:
Michael Sparks
Amanda Sparks Blanton
Jeff Derr
John Derr
Chris Derr
Elyse Derr Watson
Courtney Derr
Chelsea Derr Gunn
Ryan C. Reichert

A number of Great Grandchildren

Brother: James Larry Bradberry and wife, Christy, of Bridge City

Numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends

Preceded in death by
Husband: Laddie Derr
Son: Gary Derr
Parents: John Hulon Bradberry and Ida Lorraine Miles Bradberry
Brother: Robert Bradberry
Sister: Helen Stock

Pallbearers will be Randy Derr, Robbie Derr, John Derr, Ivan Blanton, Glen Sparks and Michael Sparks. Honorary pallbearers will be Jacob Sparks, Zachary Gunn and Ross Watson.

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

01/29/2016

Funeral service for Mrs. Betty Jo Lathan, 84, of Center will be Saturday, January 30, 2016. Mrs. Lathan died at her residence. Services will be held at Mt. Zion CME Church (921 Martin Luther King Drive) Center, Texas, at 2:00pm. Rev. Robert Gipson will be officiating.

Mrs. Lathan’s survivors are:

Son: Ira Lathan, Jr
Daughter: Vernice (Danny) Brown
Granddaughter: TaDansha Brown
Great-Granddaughter: JaNiyah Jones

Visitation will be Saturday, January 30th at Mt Zion CME Church from the hours of 11am to 2pm. 

Committal at Westview Cemetery in Center, Texas

Repass Mt. Zion CME Church

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

01/28/2016

Harold R. Birdwell, age 88, was born January 20, 1928, in the Chinquapin Community of San Augustine County to Oscar and Nona Lee (Ramsey) Birdwell. He passed from this life unexpectedly at his residence in San Augustine on January 26, 2016.

Mr. Birdwell was a lifelong resident of San Augustine, graduating from San Augustine High School in 1945. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in San Augustine. He was also a member of the National Guards. He began his career with an engineering firm in 1946 and went on to become a surveyor for Temple Lumber Company in Pineland, Texas in 1952. In 1992, after 40 years of service with Temple, he chose to retire. He was also a rancher and poultry farmer, being a hard worker always. He loved hunting and sports, but most of all he doted on his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He will be greatly missed and remembered always by his wife, Dorothy Birdwell of Rosevine; son, Robert Birdwell and wife, Kelly of Broaddus; daughters, Brenda Buffington and husband, Joseph of Buna; Mary Lou Rhoades and husband Micheal of Granbury; grandchildren, Michael Wayne Jacobs and wife, Jaleisha of Norfolk, Va.,Ashley Southerland and husband David of Hamilton, Tx., Brett Garrick of Mobile, Al., Kelsey Garrick and husband Steven of Spurger, Tx., and Nico Birdwell and wife Jami of San Augustine, Tx; and great-grandchildren, Michael Jacobs Jr., Alyssa Jacobs, Landon Southerland, Noah Southerland, Aniston Birdwell and Aubrey Birdwell.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 30, 2016, 1:00 p.m., Wyman Roberts Memorial Chapel with Bro. Jim Moss officiating. Visitation will be Friday, January 29, 2016, 5 til 8 p.m. at Wyman Roberts Funeral Home. Burial will be in Liberty Hill Memorial Garden, San Augustine County.

Online obituary and condolences may be posted at www.wymanrobertsfuneralhome.com to leave a memory. Services are under the direction of Wyman Roberts Funeral Home, 316 West Columbia Street, San Augustine, Texas 75972

01/28/2016

Verlene Waselus, 91, of Garrison, Texas passed away on Tuesday January 26, 2016 in Nacogdoches, Texas. She was born on December 3, 1924, in Garrison, Texas, the daughter of Burnie M. Stone and Libbie Crump Stone. Visitation will be held on Saturday January 30, 2016 from 9 am – 10:30 am at Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson, Texas. Graveside service will be held on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Caledonia Cemetery in Timpson, Texas, with Bro. Leroy Bowley officiating.

Verlene grew up in the Caledonia Communtiy, Rusk County and attended Timpson High School. She later attended beauty school in Lafayette, Louisiana. Verlene had the gift of hospitality. She loved cooking, baking pies, and anything that had to do with hosting others at her home and delivering goodies to her friends and those she loved. Verlene loved crocheting and spending much time outdoors. Her favorite time of year was Christmas when her brothers, sisters, and her children could get together and spend time with one another. She spent many years as a caregiver for others. Verlene was a member of Caledonia Methodist Church. She loved the Lord and her church.

Verlene is survived by her son, Glen Farris and wife Ruby of Longview, Texas; daughter, Susan Nolan and husband Gary of Garrison, Texas; brother, Robert Stone of Bremond, Texas; sister, Ludy Curry of Bremond, Texas; grandchildren, Ashley, Garrett, Christopher, and Danny; great grandchildren, Calvin, CJ, Nate and Kolby; and a host of family and friends that will miss her dearly.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Hollis Farris, Glen Keating, and Peter Paul Waselus; parents; brother, John “Bud” Stone, and sister, Kathryn Holcomb.
Honorary pallbearers will be Christopher Farris, Danny Farris, and Garrett Nolan.

The family of Verlene Waselus is being served by Taylor Funeral Home of Timpson, Texas. To convey condolences or to sign an online register please visit www.taylorfh.net.

 

01/27/2016

Michael Alton Hughes passed away January 26, 2016. He was born on April 13, 1951 in Center, TX to Alton and Betty Hughes.

Michael received his Bachelor’s Degree from Lamar University. He worked his way up in the oil industry to director of marketing at Penrod Oil. Michael founded Martin Hughes Realty with his wife Peggy and partner Janet Martin.

He is survived by his wife, his two sons, Michael Scott and Matthew Wade Hughes, his grandchildren, Megan Loureen and Joshua Scott Hughes, and his brothers David, Mark, and Chris Hughes.

He was proud to follow in his father's footsteps as a Shriner.

A funeral service will be held for Michael at Ted Dickey Funeral Home on Friday, January 29, 2016 at 2 PM. There will also be a visitation held at the funeral home the night before the service from 6-8 PM.

Services under the direction of Ted Dickey Funeral Home, Plano, Texas.

01/27/2016

Yvonne “Nonnie” Loveladdy, 87, passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2016, in Irving.

Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 1:50 p.m., Saturday, February 6, 2016, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 6, 2016, at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center with Rev. Kelly Sullivan officiating.

Ms. Loveladdy was born June 28, 1928, in Shelbyville, to P.W. “Dick” Middleton and Ione Lee Middleton. She was a graduate of Center High School and attended Texas Women’s College in Denton. Ms. Loveladdy was Vice President of Loveladdy Oil Company. She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi and an active member of First United Methodist Church in Center.

She is survived by
Daughter: Leslie Jolissant and husband, Greg, of Irving

Son: Jack Dixon “J.D.” Loveladdy Jr. and wife, Am, of Kalasin, Thailand

Grandchildren:
Lindsey Jolissant of Austin
Abby Loveladdy Benavides and husband, Ram, of San Antonio
Brandon Loveladdy of Newport Beach, California

Great Grandchildren:
Maxton Benavides of San Antonio
Emma Lou Benavides of San Antonio

Sister: Pat Middleton Lowery of Pasadena

Twelve nieces and nephews

Cousins:
Cathy Williams of Center
David Harvey of Kingwood

A host of friends

Preceded in death by
Husband: Jack Dixon Loveladdy, Sr.
Parents: P.W. “Dick” Middleton and Ione Lee Middleton

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to First United Methodist Church in Center.

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

01/26/2016

Dwight M. Hill, 89, of Logansport, passed away Monday, January 25, 2016, in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 27, 2016, at First United Methodist Church of Logansport. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, January 28, 2016 at First United Methodist Church of Logansport with Rev. Gloria Youngblood and Rev. Dean Register officiating. Interment will follow at O.E. Price Cemetery in Logansport, Louisiana.

Mr. Hill was born March 15, 1926 in Logan County, Arkansas to George Allen Hill and Lena Corley Hill. He was a sales representative in the poultry industry. Mr. Hill served in the United States Army as a Medic from October 1944 to November 1946. He was a member of the Joaquin Masonic Lodge, American Legion, Shriners Temple and an active member of the First United Methodist Church in Logansport.

He is survived by
Wife: Elizabeth “Betty” Hill

Daughters:
Deborah McCune and husband Cecil
Kathleen Stoll and husband Brian
Lisa Hitt and husband David
Suzanne Dumas
Kelly Darden and husband Tim

Grandchildren:
Jennifer Graham, Amy Burford, Kimberly Perry, Jim Cooke, Katie Hitt, Matthew Hitt, Shelley Modisette, Lauren Patton, Joshua Darden, Jackson Darden

16 Great-Grandchildren

Numerous Nieces and Nephews and a host of family and friends

Preceded by
Parents: George and Lena Hill
Sisters: Lucille, Marie, Juanita
Brothers: Lindell, Marvin
Great-Granddaughter: Ashley Faith Modisette

Pallbearers will be Jim Cooke, Jonathan Graham, Chad Burford, Tim Darden, Matthew Hitt, Scott Patton, Devin Perry, Joshua Darden, Paul Modisette. Honorary Pallbearers will be Brian Stoll, Cecil McCune, Jerry Autry, James Dean, David Hitt, Mike Hayden, Ken Hendrickson, Joe Walker, Tony Walker.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the First United Methodist Church P.O. Box 177 Logansport, LA 71049.

The family extends a special thank you to Dr. Eric Smith and Dr. David Green and all nurses and caregivers for their attention and love.

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

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