06/13/2016

Helen Irene Warren Muckelroy, 94, of Center, passed away Sunday, June 12, 2016, in Center.

Memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 14, 2016, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.

Ms. Muckelroy was born December 5, 1921, in Shelby County, to Ed Warren and Harriett Warren.

She is survived by
Sister: Edith Franks

Caretakers: Douglas Jackson Family

Preceded in death by
Husband: Cecil Leo Muckelroy
Parents: Ed Warren and Harriett Warren

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

06/13/2016

Larry Wayne Ballard, 67, of Center, passed away Sunday, June 12, 2016, in Center.

Funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 14, 2016, at First Baptist Church in Center with Bro. Carl Smith, Bro. John Bender and Bro. Josh Sanford officiating.  Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center.  Visitation will be held prior to the service, beginning at 1:30 p.m.

Mr. Ballard was born February 7, 1949, in Center, to L.G. Ballard and Lola Mae LaFitte Ballard. He graduated Center High School in 1967 and attended Stephen F. Austin State University.  In 1969, Mr. Ballard married the love of his life, Marilyn, who he fell in love with at the age of 15. Together, they raised three daughters.  Mr. Ballard loved his church and his family.  He enjoyed spending time as “Poppy” with his five grandchildren and having coffee with his many friends.  Mr. Ballard was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church in Center.  He served as a deacon since 1978, and pioneered the media ministry of First Baptist Church to bring the services to the community.  He was a member of Center Sam Samford Masonic Lodge.  He was also active in his community by serving on Center’s Planning and Zoning Committee as well as being a Shelby County Leadership Participant.

He is survived by
Wife of 46 years: Marilyn Ballard of Center

Daughters:
Kimberley Shofner and husband, Paul, of Jacksonville
Tracy Gould and fiancé, Corey Wood, of Tyler
Amy Roach and husband, Kyle, of Bullard

Grandchildren:
Katelin Gould of Tyler
Connor Shofner of Jacksonville
Reagan Shofner of Jacksonville
Bailey Kurtz of Bullard
Lainey Kurtz of Bullard

Brother: Louis Ballard of Iowa

Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives

A host of friends

Preceded in death by
Parents: L.G. Ballard and Lola Mae LaFitte Ballard

Pallbearers will be Kyle Roach, Paul Shofner, Corey Wood, Bailey Kurtz, Connor Shofner, Ted Hopkins, Delbert Beckham, Alan Minter and David Minter.  Honorary pallbearers will be McNeil Moore, Gene Walker, David Koonce, Todd Albert, Scott Shamblin, Bill Stegall and First Baptist Church Deacons.

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

06/13/2016

Helen Muckelroy, of Center, passed away Sunday, June 12, 2016, in Center.

Memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 14, 2016, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.

Additional information and survivors to be announced later.

06/11/2016

Betty Marie Alford Marberry, 72, was received into her heavenly home on June 10, 2016 after a valiant battle with cancer. Her devotion to her family and firm belief in God supported her through the struggle and ultimately gave her peace.

Betty will be buried in San Augustine, Texas at the Liberty Hill Cemetery immediately following her services on Monday, June 13, 2016 at Martinsville Baptist Church at 10:00 a.m. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Sunday, June 12, 2016, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.

Betty was born to the late Hoyt Alford and OraLee Norwood Alford Dumas, in San Augustine, Texas on September 18, 1943. She graduated Magna Cum Lade in 1992 from Stephen F. Austin State University with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing. She used her skills as a nurse to care for both her family and the community through many dedicated years of service in the nursing field with rehabilitation and hospice patients. Nursing was something that Betty prided herself in doing; she always put the needs of others above her own and will be missed by many.

Betty was blessed with a large and loving family. She married her best friend, Robert L. Marberry, on November 26, 1982 in Del Rio, Texas. They raised three beautiful children with love, kindness and patience. Betty loved her family fiercely and without fail she was always there to provide guidance, forgiveness, unconditional love and a support to her family in everything that they encountered and set out to accomplish.

Betty is survived by:

Her husband: Robert L. Marberry of Waterman, Texas

Their children:
Daughter: Brandi Butler of Gary

Sons:
James Butler of Center
Marlin, and wife, Kelly Butler of Huffman

Her grandchildren include:
Wendy, and husband, William Brandenburg
Crystal Swanzy
Erin, and husband, Brett Scarber
Madison Butler
Jaxon Butler
Karly Ishmael

Her great-grandchildren include: Carter, Will, Elizabeth and Robert Levi Brandenburg, Zachary Swanzy, Joshua Berry and Christian Johnson.

She is also survived by her Mother, OraLee Norwood Alford Dumas, her sister Sherry and husband Walter Kroboth of Lufkin, Texas. In addition to immediate family she is also survived by a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, in-laws, her Martinsville Baptist Church family and friends.

Betty is preceded in death by her father, Hoyt Jackson Alford.

Pallbearers will be William Brandenburg, Jim Tucker, Jimmy Phillips, Brett Scarber, Keith Swearingen and Hoyt Nutt.

The family asks that in lieu of flowers donations be made in Betty’s honor to the Martinsville Baptist Church building fund.      

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

06/10/2016

Layton Douglas Nehring, 75, of Robinson, passed away Friday, June 10, 2016. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 14, at Meadowbrook Baptist Church, 1207 N. Old Robinson Road, Waco. Burial will follow at Waco Memorial Park. The family will receive visitors 5 - 7:00 p.m., Monday, June 13, at Pecan Grove Funeral Home, 3124 Robinson Drive, Waco.

06/10/2016

Bernice Luman Ford, 86, Houston, passed away Thursday, June 9, 2016 at Good Living Community Care in Houston.

Graveside Service will be 3:30 p.m., Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Rather Cemetery in Shelbyville with Bro. Welton Blackmon officiating. Visitation will be Saturday June 11, 2016 starting at 2:00 p.m. at Mangum Funeral Home until graveside service. 

She was born March 29, 1930 in Shelby County to Lum and Dollie Mae Luman. She was a  member of South Main Baptist Church in Houston. 

She is preceded in death by her Parents, Lum and Dollie Mae Luman, Daughter, Freeda Gandy, Sister, Martha McCary & Brother, Maurice Luman.

She is survived by:
Children:
Rose Shaffer of Houston
Liz Ballard & husband, Mike of Little Rock, Arkansas
Nathan Renfro & wife, Trish of Houston
Grandchildren:
Tonya Wilson & husband, Bill 
Stephen Blackmon
Christopher Ballard & Courtney Crutchfield
John Ballard & wife, Jacamerica
Nathan Renfro & Rosy Munoz
Janet Davis 
Joann Peterson & husband, Bill
Great Grandchildren:
Andrew Blackmon
Heather Blackmon
Lacey Peterson 
Caitlin Roberts & husband, Brent 
Madison Ballard
Great Great Grandson:
Liam Peterson
Brother:
Fred Luman of Longview
Sister:
Madge Luman Metcalf of Houston

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

06/10/2016

Addison Lay Perez, 8, of San Antonio, passed away June 8, 2016 in Houston.

Memorial service will be held 2:00 p.m., Saturday, June 11, 2016, at Watson & Sons Chapel.

Addison was born April 30, 2008, in Lawrenceville, Georgia, to Ranay Paul Perez and Kerri Ann Soto.  She loved reading, making people smile, dressing up, drawing and pulling ears. Addison was an organ donor.

She is survived by
Parents: Ranay Paul Perez and Kerri Ann Soto

Sisters:
Alandria Blanton
Brianna Hickman

Brothers:
Nathan Rodriquez
Trey Davis
Santino Perez

Grandparents:
Ramon & Yvonne Soto
Patti Jackson
Cindy & Angel Estevis

Great Great Grandparents:
Paul & Carolyn Jackson
Rica Porter

Preceded in death by
Great Great Grandmother: Ursula Soto
Great Great Grandfather: Rafeal Soto, Sr.
Grandfather: Ruben Perez
Great Aunts: Herlinda Soto, Helena Soto
Great Uncles: Vince Walker, Royce Williams, Raymond Jackson
Uncle: Ramon Soto
Cousins: Ramon Soto Jr., Ariel Williams, Bradley Kent Richards

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

Mr. Guy Willard Foster, 82, of  Timpson, Texas, passed away Thursday June 9, 2016 in Center, Texas.  Funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, June 11, 2016, in Timpson Missionary Baptist Church with Bros. Justin Coburn, Darrell Owens, and B.A. Morris,  officiating.  Interment will follow in Timpson Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.  Visitation for family and friends will be 5:00 -8:00 PM, Friday June 10, 2016, at Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson.

Born May 1, 1934, in Joaquin, Texas, Guy Willard Foster was the son of the late William Emmitt and Essie Lee (Lily) Foster. After serving in the United States Army, Guy, married the love of his life, Bobbie Jean Bussey in 1969. The two spent over 45 years together until her passing in 2014. He remained faithful in always taking care of his family. Guy was a carpenter by trade. He spent many hours building cabinets, houses, and anything in between. He enjoyed gardening, working in the flower beds, and especially woodworking. He also worked over 10 years for Gary Independent School District as Maintenance Supervisor. Guy was a member of Timpson Missionary Baptist Church for over 40 years.

Survivors include:

His daughter: Connie Richard and husband Robert (Bobby) of Joaquin, TX

Sons:
Kevin Foster, and wife, Evelyn of Tenaha, TX
Rodney Foster, and wife, Sharla of Timpson

Brother: William Ray Foster, and wife, Bell of Teneha, TX

Sisters:
Anita Singleton, and husband, Herbert of Conroe, TX
Eva Joy Meaux, and husband, Jerry of Carthage

Brother-in-law: David Bussey of Center, TX

13 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren.

Mr. Guy is preceded in death by his wife, Bobbie Jean Foster, and sister, Jimmie Francis Bowlin.

To convey condolences online, please visit www.taylorfh.net.  Taylor Funeral Home, 511 Ross Graves Dr., Timpson, TX 75975, is in charge of arrangements.

06/09/2016

Reba June Stolebarger of Waco passed away Sunday, June 5, 2016, at Providence Hospice Center. Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 8, in Center, Texas, at Fairview Cemetery with Rev. Richard Roland officiating. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, June 7, at Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey.

Reba June Stolebarger, child of Lawrence and Reba English Stolebarger, was born August 3, 1930, in Center, Shelby County, Texas. She was a member of Central Christian Church of Waco.

June graduated from Center High School in 1947 and attended Stephen F. Austin College in Nacogdoches, Texas, for a short time. While she was there, she played the cornet in the band and sang with the college orchestra. She worked for Southwestern Bell in 1948, as an operator in Liberty, Rosenberg and in 1966 moved to Waco, retiring here after 41 years of service. She had always had one other main interest, and that was airplanes, in which she had her first solo flight in a J-3 Piper Cub. 

June enjoyed bowling on the company league, water skiing, horseback riding and from time to time motorcycle riding. She was also an avid fan of the Baylor Lady Bears Basketball for 16 years.

She played the trumpet with the Waco Community Band for 10 years and sang occasionally with a small group. Her other interests include woodworking and hanging out at the beach in Galveston.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her aunt, Ruby Gustavson. She is survived by her close friends, Lucile and Louise Brady, Julie Patterson, cousins, friends and her cat, Claude.

The family invites you to leave a message or memory in our “Memorial Guestbook” at www.WHBfamily.com.

06/09/2016

Kevin Patrick Elliott was born November 3, 1970 in Houston, Texas to Amos and Carolyn Elliott he died June 3, 2016 at his residence in Splendora, Texas

Services will be 12:00 noon, Saturday, June 11, 2016 at the Garrison Funeral Home, Garrison, Texas. Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00pm, Friday, June 10, 2016 at the Garrison Funeral Home, Garrison, Texas

06/08/2016

Mr. Johnny Henry Williams, age 66, of Shelbyville, TX passed away Tuesday at Longview Regional Medical Center in Longview, TX. Memorial Services will be Saturyda at 11:00 AM at the Community Funeral Home Chapel in Center, TX.  Bishop Roosevelt Swindle to offciate. 

Mr. Johnny Henry Williams is survived by: 

3 Daughters - Alisa Williams of Center, TX, Chantal Horton of Shelbyville, TX and LaShonda Williams of Bossier City, LA. 

2 Sisters - Deborah Dickery of Colorado Springs, CO and Kay Francis White of Colorado Springs, CO. 

3 Brothers - James Henry Williams of Silsbee, TX, Rex Edwards of Portland, OR and Patrick White of Bossier City, LA. 

06/08/2016

Mrs. Dollie M. Mann (82), died Saturday, June 4 2016 at Medical Center Hospital in Nacogdoches, Texas.  Funeral services for Mrs. Mann will be Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 1:00pm at St. Paul Baptist Church, (617 Hopkins St., Center, Texas).  Brother Freddie Wilson, officiating. 

Mrs. Mann is survived by:
 (2) Daughters: 

Loura Hunt (Samuel David) of Nacogdoches, Texas  
Fredreka Buckley (Terry) of Center, Texas 

Loving Parent to: 
Willie A. Mann
Helen Goodwin
Charles Mann
Charlene Clark
Linda Allen
Evelyn Osby

Visitation:  Friday, June 10, 2016 at Hicks Chapel from the hours of 6:00pm to 8:00pm.

Committal:  Westview Cemetery, Center, Texas 

Repass: St. Paul Baptist Church 

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

06/07/2016

Horace Allie Ballard, Sr. 74, of Huxley, passed away Friday, June 3, 2016 at his residence.

No services are planned. His wishes were to be cremated.

He was born August 9, 1941 in Frogville, OK to Robert Allie and Birdie Mae (Young) Ballard. He served in the US Air Force. He is a retired plumber. He was a member of Dreka Pentecostal Church.

He is preceded in death by his Parents, Allie & Birdie Ballard, Daughter, Janet Ballard and Grandson, Johnathan Derrick

He is survived by:
Wife of 57 years:
Joan Ballard of Huxley

Son & Daughter-in-law:
Horace Ballard & wife, Janet of Huxley

Daughter & Son-in-law:
Tammy Alford & husband, Bob of Huxley

Son:
Ryan Ballard of Paris

Grandchildren:
Jennifer & Mike Rhea
Brandy & Ryan Stoffel
Justin Ballard
Jennifer Buffington

Great-Grandchildren:
Kaylie, Harper & Wrenly

Brother:
Robert Ballard of Paris

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

06/07/2016

Thelma Harkness, 89, of Center, passed away with her family by her bedside on Monday, June 6, 2016, in Nacogdoches.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, June 9, 2016, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Ron Luman officiating.  Interment will follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Center.

Mrs. Harkness was born September 10, 1926, in Pontiac, Oklahoma, to Jewel Nichols and Lola Wylie Nichols. She loved sewing, gardening and spending time with her family.  

She is survived by
Children: 
Delores Halliburton Bauwens and husband, Vince, of Lumberton
Peggy Smith of Center
Anitra Harris and husband, Terry, of Carthage
Linda Walden of Lumberton
Billy Harkness and wife, Sandra, of Center
Ricky Harkness and wife, Carolyn, of Center
Joe Lynn Harkness and wife, Ricky Kay, of Brady
Wayne Harkness and wife, Shirley, of Center

13 Grandchildren

25 Great Grandchildren

2 Great Great Grandchildren

Sister-in-law: Freddie Moody of Center

A host of other relatives and friends

Preceded in death by
Husband: Cecil Harkness
Great Grandson: Will Harris
Parents: Jewel Nichols and Lola Wylie Nichols
Brother: Sammie Nichols
Sisters: Laverna Boyles, Margie Shaw, Tressie Dew Nichols
Son-in-law: Dewain Halliburton

Pallbearers will be Glen Johnson, Saul Betancour, Brandon Grey, Shaun Harris, Anthony Olivas, Dustin Harris and Anthony Harkness.  Honorary pallbearers will be her grandsons, Brian Harkness, Chris Harkness and great grandsons, Cayden Gray, Corbyn Olivas, Braxton Harkness, Branton Harkness, William Walden, Mason Harris, Jasper Harris, Dalton Harris, Levi Harris, Justin Harkness and Luke Bufkin.

06/07/2016

Mr. Mathes (Baby Ray) Jenkins age 63 of San Augustine, TX passed away this Sunday at Nacogdoches Medical Center. Services will be Wednesday at 1:00pm at the New Hope Baptist Church in San Augustine, TX. Interment will be held at the New Hope Cemetery in San Augustine, TX, Rev. Charles Tutt, Jr to officiate. 

Mr. Mathes (Baby Ray) Jenkins is survived by: 

2 Sons - Andrew Jenkins of Altanta, Georgia and Mathes Jenkins, Jr of San Diego, California

2 Daughters - Danielle Jenkins and Stephanie Jenkins, both of Dallas, TX

1 Brother - Johnny (Debra) Jenkins of San Augustine, TX 

Significant Other - Lenola Wyatt of Shelbyville, TX

7 Grand-Children

06/06/16

Wiley Cecil Rice, 78, died at home in Hemphill early Saturday morning. He was born in Hemphill to Charlie C. and Corrie Smith Rice. Spending his early life in Hemphill, graduating from Hemphill High School where he played football and trumpet in the Hornet Band.

Wiley served in the U.S. Army in the late 1950's for four years. He then attended the University of Southern Mississippi, and played football for the Golden Eagles and was tight end, wearing Number 88, and part of the Golden Eagles National Championship team in 1962.

Wiley attended the Oakhill Baptist Church in his youth, and later attended the First Baptist Church in Hemphill. His career was dedicated to being the girls basketball coach in several school districts in Texas. When coach in Hemphill, he took the Lady Hornets basketball team to the state playoffs. After his teaching career, he retired back to his home town of Hemphill, Texas.

Wiley is survived by:

His wife: Judy Rice

Son: Wiley Cecil "Sonny" Rice, Jr. of Lubbock

Daughters:
Lysa Rice Rousse, and husband, David of Willspoint, Texas
Ann Rice Kolander, and husband, John of Palestine, Texas

Step-sons:
Mark Herndon, and wife, Leslie of Liberty
Ward Herndon, and wife, Sommer of Center, Texas.

He is also survived by his grandchildren; Dalton, Dakota, Kennedy, John Mark, Laura Beth, Tyler, Hollie, Kristi, and Stacy, and his great-grandson Kaden.

He is preceded in death by his parents: Charlie and Corrie Smith Rice, his brother Virgil Rice, and his three sisters: Charlsie Lisle, Ahlene Killingsworth, and Gwen Shook.

Memorial services will be held on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, at 11:00am in the Starr Funeral Home Chapel, 510 Starr St., Hemphill, Texas.

Memorial contributions to the Hemphill Volunteer Fire Department, 210 Starr St, Hemphill, Texas, and to the Oakhill Cemetery, Old Oakhill Rd., Hemphill, Texas 75948, would be greatly appreciated by the family.

06/05/2016

Johnny Mike Gee, 57, of Center, passed away Sunday, June 5, 2016, in San Augustine.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 7, 2016, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Bobby Waller officiating.  Interment will follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Center.

Mr. Gee was born January 12, 1959, in Center, to Johnny Gee and Ethel Bailey Gee.  He was of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by
Wife: Stacy Wilson Gee of Center

Mother: Ethel Gee of Center

Sister: Linda Miller and husband, Dr. Keith, of Center

Brothers:
David Gee of Center
Richard Gee of Center

Mother-in-law: Doris Wilson of Center

Sisters-in-law:
Lela Hogan and husband, Carl, of Wills Point
Rebecca Wilson of Center

Nephews:
Reid Miller and wife, Courtney, of Little Rock, Arkansas
Ryan Miller of Los Angeles, California
Joshua Hogan of Wills Point

A host of other family and friends

Preceded in death by
Father: Johnny Gee

Pallbearers will be Randy Robertson, Shon Parfait, Rickey Andrews, Carl Hogan, Richard Thornhill and Joshua Hogan.  Honorary pallbearers will be D.H. “Bub” Bailey, Archie Lee Swindell and Jerry Glenn Conway.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Mt. Pleasant Cemetery Fund.

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

06/05/2016

Mariah McFadden was born June 26, 1928 to Luther Nelson and Radar (Leslie) Snelson in Garrison, Texas. She died June 4, 2016 in Garrison, Texas.

Graveside service will be 11:00 am Monday, June 6, 2016 at Cold Springs Cemetery, Garrison, Texas. Visitation will be Monday, 10:00 am at the Cold Springs Baptist Church, Garrison, Texas before service time.

She is survived by:

Son:​ Mark McFadden and wife Kathy of Garrison, Texas

Daughter: Beth Case and husband J.R. of Waller, Texas

Grandsons:
Dusty Ryan McFadden and wife Leslie of Nacogdoches, Texas
Derick Allen McFadden and wife Teri of Garrison, Texas

Great-Grandsons:
Dallas Ryan McFadden of Nacogdoches, Texas
Cannon Grady McFadden of Garrison, Texas

Numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and a host of friends

Preceded in death by Husband: Herman Grady McFadden

Parents: Luther and Radar Snelson

Services under the directions of Garrison Funeral Home, Garrison, Texas

06/04/2016

Sally Mae Anderson, 90, of Timpson, passed away Saturday, June 4, 2016 in Garrison.

Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Sunday, June 5, 2016, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, June 6, 2016, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Levi Cohorst and Bro. Dale Reed officiating.  Interment will follow at Old Salem Cemetery in Shelby County.

Mrs. Anderson was born December 23, 1925, in Center, to Bill Andrews and Lilly Johnson Andrews.  She loved growing flowers and cooking.  Mrs. Anderson was a member of Timpson Missionary Baptist Church in Timpson.

She is survived by
Daughter: Pat Wedgeworth and husband, Thomas, of Timpson

Grandchildren:
Randi Brady and husband, Ray, of Carthage
Jennifer Wedgeworth of Nacogdoches

Great Grandchildren:
Tyler Brady of Carthage
Addison Brady of Carthage

Preceded in death by
Husband: Leon Anderson
Parents: Bill Andrews and Lilly Johnson Andrews
Son: Bill Anderson
Grandson: Jayson Anderson


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

06/02/2016

Mrs. Ella Mae Cartwright Byndom, age 72, of Shelbyville, TX passed away Monday at Woodlawn Heights in Lufkin, Texas. Lay-in-State from 10am to 11am at Bennett Chapel Baptist Church in Shelbyville, TX. Wake will be Friday from 7 to 9 pm at Community Funeral Home Chapel. Services will be Saturday at 11 am at Bennett Chapel Baptist Church, and Interment will be held at Gates of Chapel Cemetery in Shelbyville, TX. Rev. Frankie Cooper to officate. 

Mrs. Ella Mae Cartwright Byndom is survied by:

Children: Sherry (Johnny) Brinson and Timothy Byndom

Grand-Children - Justin Brinson, Johnny Jr (Bianca) Brinson, Jeremy Brinson and Angela Bledsoe. 

Sisters - Lucille Brazil of Shelbyville, TX, Annie Garrett of Shelbyville, TX, Gladys Garrett of Shelbyville, TX, Jewel Williams of Shelbyville, TX, Brenda (Jesus) Carrillo of Shelbyville, TX, Diann Sparks of Shelbyville, TX and Donna (W.C) Martin of Shelbyville, TX. 

Brothers - T.D (Queen) Cartwright of Shelbyville, TX, Lawrence Cartwright of Shelbyville, TX, Howard Cartwright of Shelbyville, TX, Kerry Cartwright of Shelbyville, TX

Great Grand-Children - 8 kids total

Sister-in-Laws - Cassie Mae Cartwright of Shelbyville, TX, Minnie Stansberry of Center, TX, Girtha Swindle of Shelbyville, TX, Mildred Faye Gardner of Center, TX, Lou Ester Byndom of Center, TX and Iva Dean Lister of Center, TX. 

Brother-in-Laws - V.K. Byndom of Center, TX, Tommy Land of Shelbyville, TX 

Aunts - Cora Bell Williams of Shelbyville, TX, Anna Ruth Walker of Shelbyville, TX, Pauline Cartwright Shelbyville, TX, Betty Cartwright Shelbyville, TX 

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