07/04/2019

RichardRickBarras, 66, of Tenaha, passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2019, in Nacogdoches.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday, July 5, 2019, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, July 6, 2019, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Jackie Brown officiating.  Interment will follow at Ramah Cemetery in Tenaha.

Mr. Barras was born June 18, 1953, in San Antonio.  He worked as an offshore electrician for CNG Production.  Mr. Barras was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting, and spending time with his family and friends.  He was affiliated with Lighthouse Holiness Church in Tenaha.

He is survived by:
His wife: JoAnne Barras of Tenaha

Children: 
Jerry Usey of South Louisiana
Richard Phillips of Tenaha
Anittra Adkison and husband Clint of Garrison

Grandchildren: 
Gavin Phillips and wife Cassie of Tenaha
Chloé Phillips and fiancé Devin Davis of Magnolia, Arkansas
Brent Adkison of Garrison
Destini Phillips of Center
Austin Adkison of Garrison
Raimi Phillips of Center
Philip Adkison of Garrison
Jackson Phillips of Tenaha

Great-grandchildren: 
Calder Phillips
Cain Phillips
Maddyn Marie Davis

Sisters: 
Betty Cook of Alvin
Cathy Tomlinson of Napoleonville, Louisiana
Donna Wall of Wisconsin

Numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.  

Preceded in death by his father, Leon Barras; his mother, Bertha Zeringue Olles; his stepfather, Joe Olles; and his brother, Dave Barras.

Pallbearers will be Bo Odom, Gavin Phillips, Greg Tomlinson, Brent Adkison, Philip Adkison, and Austin Adkison. Honorary pallbearer will be Jerry Solice, Richard Phillips, and Clint Adkison.

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

07/03/2019

Shepherd Weaver Oates, 56, of Center, passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2019, in Center.
Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Saturday, July 6, 2019, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Graveside service will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Center with Bro. Josh Sandford officiating.  

Mr. Oates was born January 22, 1963, in Center, to Lareid Stephen Oates Jr. and Frances Shepherd Oates. His career was in computer software.  He loved guns, comics, and gaming. Mr. Oates was a member of First Baptist Church in Center, where he was involved in the Barnabas Sunday school class.

He is survived by his wife: 
Denise Dellinger Oates of Center

Son: Stephen Daniel Oates and wife Leslie of Mesquite

Granddaughter: Ryiot Oates of Mesquite

Brother: Lareid Oates III of Center

A host of friends

He is preceded in death by his parents, Lareid Stephen Oates Jr. and Frances Shepherd Oates.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the First Baptist Church Youth Fund.

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

07/01/2019

Bobby Eugene Oswalt, 82, of Huxley, passed away Monday, July 1, 2019, in Huxley.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Chris Welch, Bro. Michael McArthur, Bro. Rusty Hall, and Bro. Gordon Vaughn officiating. Interment will follow at Strong Cemetery in Huxley.

Mr. Oswalt was born October 28, 1936, in Huxley, to Jimmy Aaron Oswalt and Agnes Joy Davis Oswalt. Following high school, he moved to Orange. There, he met and married Wilma Essl and together they had three sons. While in Orange, Mr. Oswalt owned and operated general stores in Orange and Winnsboro. After Wilma passed away, Mr. Oswalt moved back to Huxley and later married Annette Dingler. The two began farming and he also worked as a commercial hay bailer for over forty years. More than anything, Mr. Oswalt enjoyed spending time with his family and teaching his children and grandchildren family values and a good work ethic.

He is survived by:

Wife, Annette Oswalt

Children:
Kevin Oswalt and wife Shani
Kyle Oswalt and wife Amy
Kreig Oswalt and wife Natalie
Connie Vaughn and husband Gilbert
Belinda O’Rear and husband Keith

Grandchildren:
Zachary Oswalt
Chasity Willoughby and husband Levi
Coty Oswalt
Cade Oswalt
Savannah Oswalt
Roper Oswalt
Kaleb Oswalt
Karoline Oswalt
Kallie Oswalt
Karissa Vaughn
Bree Bearden and husband Colton

Great-grandchildren: Elly Willoughby, Tillie Willoughby, and Charlee Bearden

Siblings:
Margie Cutaia
J.H. Oswalt and wife Pat
Martha Rogers and husband Jim
Patsy McDonald and husband Mike

Sisters-in-law:
Linda Oswalt
Marlene Gore

Brother-in-law, Robert Essl

Preceded in death by his wife, Wilma Oswalt; parents, Aaron and Joy Oswalt; and brother, Jimmy Oswalt.

Pallbearers will be Zachary Oswalt, Levi Willoughby, Coty Oswalt, Cade Oswalt, Roper Oswalt, Kaleb Oswalt, Colton Bearden, and Sammy Furlow. Honorary pallbearers will be Keith O’Rear, Gilbert Vaughn, Keith Oswalt, and Steve Oswalt.

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

06/30/2019

Willie Jarrell, 91, of Lufkin, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2019, in Lufkin.

Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Monday, July 1, 2019, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. A private family interment will be held following the visitation at Strong Cemetery in Huxley.

Willie was born October 4, 1927, in Evans, Louisiana, to Henry Clark Jarrell and Maggie Inez Whitehead Jarrell. He was a brother to seven other siblings. Willie served in the United States Navy for thirty years and retired as a Master Chief Petty Officer. He served in World War II and Vietnam, and was also deployed in many other battles. Willie loved to hunt, but is favorite place to go was to the lake to fish. Always surrounded by his family and friends, he put his family first and helped his family grow; a loving father, husband, and an extraordinary man who will be greatly missed. 

He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Mary Jarrell of Lufkin; children, Michael (Janna) Jarrell, Carolyn McLean Sheree (Robert) SoRelle, and Bobby (Julie) Jarrell; grandchildren, Brian Jarrell, Roxy (Caleb) Slayton, Susan (Chase) Dawson and Amanda (Jason) Mayer; great grandchildren, Jacquelynn Jarrell, Sydnee Mayer, and Tyler Mayer; sister, Barbara Grubbs; brother, Delbert Jarrell; many numerous nieces, nephews, and other family members.

Preceding him in death his parents and sisters, Penny Wilson, Lela Herrington, Loleta Williford, Drucilla Nichols, and Joyce Dewbre; son-in-law, Chuck McLean.

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

06/28/2019

Joe Clyde Smith, Jr., was born July 18, 1991 and passed at the age of 27 in Nacogdoches, Texas on June 24, 2019.

The family will receive friends for a visitation on Monday, July 1, 2019 from 10am to 12 noon. A funeral service starting at 2pm on First Assembly of God, Houston Street and Highway 59, Timpson, Texas 75975. He will be laid to rest at his family's private cemetery. 

Services are under the direction of McNutt Funeral Home, 400 S. First Street, Lufkin, Texas 75901.

06/28/2019

Dan Husband, 70, of Joaquin, passed away Wednesday, June 26, 2019, in Logansport, Louisiana.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Sunday, June 30, 2019, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.Funeral service will be held 1:00 p.m., Monday, July 1, 2019, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home with Bro. Michael Dickerson officiating. A masonic graveside service will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center.

Mr. Husband was born August 14, 1948, in San Augustine, to Neil Husband and Hyburnia Wade Husband. He was a member of Joaquin Masonic Lodge #856 and First Pentecostal Church of Joaquin.

He is survived by his brothers, Dave Husband and John Husband, both of San Augustine; nephew and nieces, Neil Husband of San Augustine, Sheila Husband of Diboll, and Keisha Husband of Broaddus.

Preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Husband; parents, Neil Husband and Hyburnia Wade Husband; and brother, Buck Husband.

Pallbearers will be Rex Y’Barbo, Neil Husband, Herman Earl Husband, Roy Cheatwood, Charles Ray Metcalf, and David Cheatwood.

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

06/28/2019

Benjamin Ray Touchstone, 76, of Shreveport, Louisiana passed away on June 27, 2019 in Shreveport. He was born on January 6, 1943 in Shreveport to William Moore Touchstone and Dorothy Thurmon Woodruff. A graveside service will be held at 2:30 PM on Monday, July 1, 2019 at Willow Grove Cemetery with Bro. Wayne Jones officiating. A visitation will be held from 1 PM to 2 PM on Monday, July 1, 2019 at Mangum Funeral Home. 

Benjamin spent 34 years working for Frito Lay. After retirement, he enjoyed working at the Touchstone Wildlife and Art Museum in Haughton, Louisiana. Benjamin was a man of many talents and interests. He loved going on train rides and fishing. He also knew a lot about classic cars. Benjamin was very outgoing and personable. He could definitely be described as a ‘people person’ who found such joy sharing stories and laughter with others. Life was too short to be too serious and so Benjamin always liked to cut up and joke around with everyone he knew. More than anything in life, he treasured the precious moments he spent with his beloved wife, Clara of 52 years. 

He is survived by:

Sons:
Scott Touchstone of Shreveport, Louisiana
Benjamin  Ray Touchstone, Jr. and wife, Cheryl of Effie, Louisiana

Brothers:
Michael Touchstone of Jefferson, Texas
John Woodruff of Bossier City, Louisiana

Sisters:
Linda Susan Cooper and husband, Thomas of Bossier City, Louisiana
April Southerland and husband, Mark of Bossier City, Louisiana

Grandchildren:
Ben Touchstone, III
Amanda Touchstone
Brittany Touchstone Marcotte

Numerous great-grandchildren. 

He is preceded in death by his wife, Clara Ann Blount Touchstone and his parents, William Touchstone and Dorothy Woodruff.

The family is being served by Mangum Funeral Home in Center. To send condolences or to sign an online register, please visit www.mangumfh.net

06/26/2019

Chester Prentice Sanders, Jr., 79, of Dallas, Texas passed away peacefully May 30, 2019 in Dallas after a long illness.  A memorial service will be held in the chapel at Saint Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 11:00 AM.

Chet was born June 4, 1939 in Center, Texas, the eldest son of Daliah and Prentice Sanders. He grew up in Center and graduated from Center High School where he continues to give to the Scholarship Foundation. He graduated from the University of North Texas where he was a member of the K A fraternity, and did his post graduate work at the University of Texas in Austin. He them served in the Coast Guard in San Francisco.

Chet had a long rewarding career in the securities business. He was with Underwood New house in Houston and J.C. Bradford in Nashville where he was a partner. They sold to Paine Webber and Co., an investment bank and stock brokerage firm. Chet then retired and moved to Dallas. He continued his passion for art as a collector of patron, and enjoyed being a docent at the Dallas Museum of Art. He was a member of the Dallas Historical Society and was a longtime volunteer at North Dallas Shared Ministries.

Chet also enjoyed reading, bicycling, and staying fit at the Cooper Aerobic Center. He played golf, liked snow skiing and playing the piano.

He is survived by:

Wife, Betty Sanders; step-daughter, Natalie Canterbury and husband Scott; brother, Mike Sanders; nephew, Todd Sanders and wife Joy; niece, Gwyn Katz and husband Greg; and numerous cousins.

Chet’s strong faith that he shared with Betty brought him peace and joy. 

Those wishing to honor his memory may consider making a donation to Saint Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, 8011 Douglas Ave, Dallas, TX 75225.

06/26/2019

Sharon Vaneta Odom, 59, of Joaquin, Texas, passed away on June 11, 2019 in Joaquin. She was born on February 1, 1960 in Center to Mack Gene Odom and Maidland Vaneta Phelps Odom. A memorial service will be held at 12:00 PM on Friday, June 28, 2019 at Mangum Funeral Home.

Sharon grew up in Logansport, Louisiana and graduated form Logansport High School in 1978. Sharon had a passion for traveling and vacationing to new places. She also enjoyed doing arts and crafts, especially using driftwood to make unique creations. More than anything, Sharon loved spending time with her grandchildren, family and friends. Those precious moments spent in conversation and laughter were what she treasured most. 

Sharon is survived by her son, John Eric Head; brother, Jason Odom; sisters, Gilma Odom, Maxie Odom and Laura Odom; grandchildren, Eric Alan Head, John Cameron Head and Ashleigh Jade Head. 

She is preceded in death by her parents, Mack and Maidland Odom; brother, Mitchell Grant Odom; and sister, Teresa Rene Odom Yarborough. 

The family is being served by Mangum Funeral Home. To send condolences or to sign an online register, please visit www.mangumfh.net.

06/24/2019

Jessie D. Johnson, 97, of Joaquin, passed away Monday, June 24, 2019, in Joaquin. Graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center with Bro. Jody Hooper presiding. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.

Mrs. Johnson was born June 4, 1922, in Shelby County, to Gid W. Adkison and Mary Crocker Adkison. She was a poultry farmer and her hobby was gardening. 

She is survived by:

Daughter, Betty Gragg Crutcher of Orange 

Granddaughter, Nannette Gragg Eddins and Husband Ricky of Joaquin 

Great-grandchildren: 
Jacob Eddins and wife Liz of Shelbyville 
Cody Eddins and wife MiKayla of Joaquin

Great-great-grandchildren: 
Madison Ghea
Bethany Ghea
Kyndra Ghea
Brookelyn Wildes
Zach Wildes 

Great-great-great-grandchildren: 
Natalie Wildes 
Brianna Wildes

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

Preceded in death by her husband, S.W. Johnson; parents, Gid W. Adkison and Mary Crocker Adkison; brother, H.L. Adkison; sister, Audrey Mae Zarafonetis.

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

06/24/2019 

Maebelle Hughes Yarbrough, 86, of Garrison, Texas passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019, in Garrison, Texas. Born February 27, 1933, in Huber Community, Shelby County, Texas, to the late Vesper and Oma (Chapman) Hughes. Celebration of Life for family and friends will be held at 2 PM on Saturday, June 29, 2019, at First Christian Church, Timpson, Texas. 

Maebelle grew up in the Huber Community and graduated with the class of 1950 from Timpson High School. After high school, she worked and attended business college and later she enrolled in Stephen F. Austin where she worked for the band director, Jimmy Hudgins and was a member of the SFA Marching Band. She earned a Bachelors of Business Administration and a Teaching Certificate. She spent several years in the late 50s and early 60s teaching 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade in Timpson before being hired to teach Business Administration at Garrison High School in 1964. She loved teaching typing, shorthand and bookkeeping. Several of her students medaled at state UIL competition. In 1984, Maebelle became the 1st female principal of Garrison High School where she served for over 6 years.

She married Darrell Grigsby Yarbrough on September 1, 1956, spending more than 37 years with him until his passing in 1994. They adopted two children as babies from Edna Gladney in Fort Worth – Glynn in 1964 and Suzy in 1967. She loved both her children dearly and was always supported of their endeavors.

After husband’s sudden death she was thrust into a career as administrator of the Garrison Nursing Home, which the Yarbrough family owned. She brought a new level of care and service to a nursing home already known for good care and helped, with the assistant of her loving staff, take the Garrison Nursing Home to new heights. 

Also, after her husband’s death in 1994, she took over his ranching activities. She certified the herd with the Santa Gertrudis Association and has been known to have one of the best herds of Santa Gertrudis cattle in Texas. Anyone who has driven by can attest to what pretty “red cows” she had.

Maebelle always had a passion for making a difference in the lives of others, and she made that her life’s mission no matter where she happened to be. She was a talented pianist and started playing at the age of eleven at Oak Grove Christian Church, until transferring to the First Christian Church in Timpson later. Maebelle was a member of Eastern Star and was their pianist for many years. Her love for the Lord was evident above all things. She was devoted to God, her church, family and community. A woman who accepted any challenge and excelled at anything she set forth to do, she left an unforgettable imprint on this world that will be a legacy for years to come. 

She is survived by her son, Darrell Glynn Yarbrough of Dallas, Texas; daughter, Suzy Galanis and husband George of Dallas, Texas; grandchild, Kathryn Angelica Galanis of Austin, Texas; niece, Margaret Boutte’; and great niece, Michelle Boutte’.

Maebelle is preceded in death by her loving husband, Darrell Grigsby Yarbrough; parents, Vesper and Oma Hughes; and brother, Harold Hughes.

The family request in lieu of flowers memoral donations be made to SFASU Foundation Inc., Yarbrough Family Scholarship, P O Box 6092, SFA Station, Nacogdoches, Texas 75962-6092, or The First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), P.O. Box 727, Timpson, TX 75975.

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

Garrison Funeral Home, Garrison, is in charge of arrangements.

06/21/2019

Annie Nell Crockett, 80 of Timpson, passed away Monday morning, June 17, 2019 at Willis Knighton Medical Center.

Funeral service is 11 am Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Smith Chapel Baptist Church, Timpson, Texas. Wake is 7pm to 8:30pm at Wallace Chapel Baptist Church, Shreveport, LA on Friday, June 21st. Interment is at Friendship Cemetery, Tenaha with Rev. Mario Osby officiating and Rev. Derrick Rhodes will bring the eulogy.

She is survived by:

Son, Ricardo Crockett (Wanda) of Houston, TX

Daughter, Shareka Ruquemore (Kelvin) of Shreveport, LA

Granddaughters:
Latisha Leverette (Andrew) of Dallas, TX
Karrington Ruquemore of Shreveport, LA

Grandsons: 
Justin Crockett (Eve) of Dallas, TX
Kuban Ruquemore of Shreveport, LA

Great-Grandson, Jett Leverette of Dallas, TX

Great-Granddaughter, Skye Leverette of Dallas, TX

Services entrusted to Community Funeral Home of Center.

06/21/2019

James Earl Tutt (Pokey), 61 of Tenaha, passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at his residence.

Funeral service is 2pm Sunday, June 23, 2019 at St. John Baptist Church, Tenaha, Texas. Interment is at St. John Cemetery, Tenaha with Pastor Chandler Pettis officiating.

He is survived by:

Mother, Betty Tutt of Tenaha, TX

Sisters:
Carolyn (Joe) Ward of Nacogdoches, TX
Patsy Tutt of Tenaha, TX
Teresa Tutt of Tenaha, TX
Laverne Tutt of Tenaha, TX
Tracy Tutt of Tenaha, TX

Brothers:
Willie Tutt of Bossier, LA
Chris Tutt of Tenaha, TX
James Tutt (Flip) of Tenaha, TX
Michael Tutt of Lufkin, TX

Services entrusted to Community Funeral Home of Center

06/21/2019

James Newton, 78 of Center, passed Monday, June 17, 2019 at Focused Care of Center.

Funeral service is 2pm Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Community Funeral Home, Center, Texas. Wake is 6pm to 8pm at Community Funeral Home on Friday, June 21st. Interment is at Westview Cemetery, Center with Rosevelt Swindle officiating.

He is survived by:

Daughter, Vanita Newton (Charles) of Center

Son, Kevin Johnson (Jodie) of Gary

7 grandchildren

9 great-grandchildren

Special Aunt, Ruby Wilson of Center

Very Special Friend, Wendell Johnson of Center

Services entrusted to Community Funeral Home of Center.

06/21/2019

Larry Labronze Hooper, 61 of Timpson, passed away Wednesday evening, June 19, 2019 at his residence.

Funeral service is 2pm Saturday, June 22, 2019 at First Smyrna Baptist Church, Timpson, Texas. Wake is 7pm to 8pm at Community Funeral Home on Friday, June 21st. Interment is at Timpson Cemetery, Timpson with Bishop Cedric Grace officiating.

He is survived by:

Wife, Rose Hooper of Timpson, TX

Daughters:
Alicia Chatman of Nacogdoches, TX
Anitrisha Williams of Timpson, TX

Sons:
Rodney Gates of Carthage, TX
Tasha Roland of Nacogdoches, TX

17 Grandchildren

3 Great-Grandchildren

Services entrusted to Community Funeral Home of Center.

06/20/2019

Kenneth Duane Duncan, 58, of Nacogdoches, Texas passed away Monday, June 17, 2019, in Nacogdoches, Texas.  Born December 19, 1960, in Honolulu, Hawaii to the late Bobby Ross Duncan and Faye Duncan.  Funeral service will be held at 11 AM on Friday, June 21, 2019, at Garrison Funeral Home, with Bro. Wayne Norvell officiating.  Interment will follow in Walnut Grove Cemetery, Garrison, Texas.  

Visitation will be held Friday, June 21, 2019 from 10 AM until service time at Garrison Funeral Home, 886 US Hwy 59N, Garrison, Texas.

Kenneth grew up in Garrison and graduated from Garrison High School. To say he was an avid fisherman would be an understatement. If you were looking for him, the first place to go would be on the water. He was a member of The White Oak Bass Club, Gilmer Bass Club and Spring Hill Bass Club. Kenneth also enjoyed doing karaoke, playing 42, card games and playing Bingo at Nacogdoches Bingo Hall. Grandpa, as his beloved grandchildren referred to him, found no greater joy in any activity than when he spent time with family. His precious grandchildren were the lights of his life. He was a kind, caring and humble man. A devoted and loving husband, compassionate father and doting grandfather, Kenneth will be dearly missed, but the memories made will carry on in those he loved. 

He is survived by his loving wife Mindy Duncan; son, Brady Plunkett and wife Randi; daughter, Christina Duncan; brother, Ronnie Kelley and wife Toyya; sisters, Carolyn Watson, Linda Deason and husband Jerry, Elaine Box and husband James; grandparents, Lewis and Pearl Duncan; grandchildren, Collin Carroll, Jakob Duncan, Raynie Carroll, Rylee Stafford; and a host of family and friends that will miss him dearly.

Kenneth is preceded in death by his parents, Bobby Ross Duncan, Faye Duncan; stepmother, Ruth Duncan; and brother, Jimmy Kelley.

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

Garrison Funeral Home, Garrison, is in charge of arrangements.

 

06/19/2019

Mary E. McDaniel Boles, 97, of Center, passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2019, in Center.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, June 20, 2019, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, June 21, 2019, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. David Long officiating. Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center.

Mrs. Boles was born December 8, 1921, in Center, to John Monroe McDaniel and Mittie Lawrence McDaniel. She enjoyed sewing and spending time with her family. Mrs. Boles was formerly a member of First Baptist Church in Center.

She is survived by:

Children:
Mary Beth Cassell of Center
John Boles and wife Nancy of Houston
Jim Boles and wife Glenda of Little Rock, Arkansas
Ken Boles and wife Cecilia of Center

Grandchildren:
Mike Cassell
Christy Leyshon
Matthew Boles
Anna Boles Lee
Emma Boles Whitehead
David Boles
Alana Boles
Mark Boles

16 great grandchildren

Numerous nieces and nephews; a host of family and friends.

Preceded in death by her husband, Billie Bruce Boles; infant daughter, Rita Carol Boles; parents, John Monroe McDaniel and Mittie Lawrence McDaniel; sister, Wincie Rudd; brothers, Bill McDaniel, Dale McDaniel, Rex McDaniel, and Pete McDaniel; son-in-law, Walter Van Cassell.

Pallbearers will be Ken Boles, Mike Cassell, John Boles, Justin Lee, Jim Boles, and Jeff Leyshon. Honorary pallbearers will be Jerry McDaniel, Matthew Boles, David Boles, Mark Boles, Carl Whitehead, Aaron Carey, Jeffrey McDaniel, Bobby Watson, and Mac Warren Lee.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com

06/19/2019

Barbara Ann Cheshire, 64, of Timpson Texas, passed away on June 19, 2019 in Nacogdoches, Texas. She was born on August 29, 1954 in Center, Texas to Otis Earl Schoubroek and Cola Mae Davis Schoubroek. A private family memorial will be held at a later date. 

Barbara grew up in Center. She met Johnny N. Cheshire and the two were married on September 23, 1971. She loved the outdoors and spent a lot of her time hunting, fishing, working with her plants and riding around. Her grandchildren were her pride and joy. There was nothing she wouldn’t do for them and she loved spending as much time as possible with them. Barbara was an easy going, fun-loving and humble woman that brought such joy to her family and friends. 

Barbara is survived by:
Her husband: 
Johnny N. Cheshire

Sons: 
James Cheshire
Johnny E. Cheshire and wife, Valerie
Nathan Cheshire

Daughter: Vicky Cuevas and husband, Manuel

Brother: Kenneth Schoubroek and wife, Wendy

Sisters: 
Christine Schoubroek
Judy Shields and Leona Gonzalez

Grandchildren: 
Johnathan Cheshire
Justin Cheshire
Ty Cheshire
Cheryl Armstrong
Paighton Cheshire
Brooklyn Cheshire
Macy Cheshire
Ashton Cheshire
Bryce Cheshire
Cassity Cheshire
Natalie Cheshire
Colton Cheshire
Chasity Cheshire
Gracelyn Cheshire
Madalyn Cheshire
Shawn Cheshire
Sydney Cheshire
Brently Cheshire
Reece McGraw

Great-grandchildren: 
Tylie Cheshire
Kaylee Cheshire
Jasper Clark

She is preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and two brothers. 

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

06/20/2019

Rowdy Hutchins, 57, of McComb, Mississippi, formerly of Joaquin, passed away Saturday, June 15, 2019, in Ohio.

Funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, June 20, 2019, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center with Bro. Chris Collins officiating. Interment will be held later in McComb, Mississippi. Visitation will be held prior to the service, beginning at noon.

Mr. Hutchins was born March 23, 1962, in Pasadena, Texas, to Darrell Lee Hutchins and Sarah Wynell Wright Hutchins. 

Rowdy Hutchins was the oldest son of Darrell and Nell Hutchins. He grew up in Shelby County with his parents, brothers, Jinx and Scott, his beloved grandparents, Ma and DaDa, aunt and uncles, along with many loved cousins. 

He graduated from Joaquin High School, very involved in sports, but not so much in academics. Many memories he would share included stories with his cousins and friends as they congregated around Granny’s kitchen counter. 

He began his career in the oil field when Uncle Jake got him his first job with Reading & Bates working off shore. Daddy always told funny stories about working with Uncle Jake, Elbert and the rest of the crew. Later in his career he traveled all over the United States with his father, brothers, and friends working in refineries for various construction companies as a Pipe Fitter, later transitioning to a Project Manager. When this work was slow, he worked in the log woods where he made lifelong friends as well. 

Traveling away from home to make a living brought about some of the best and worst of times. As our father traveled, he developed a love for history, good food and spending time with his family. Some of our best memories were made on the road. As his family grew, Daddy always made time for his family. He loved us and we knew it. He always had a nickname for our cousins and friends and wanted to make everyone feel welcome, often being told how kindhearted and surprisingly calm he was for such a big man, named "Rowdy."

His love for traveling and new adventures continued up until his most recent days. He shared a life with his wife, Rose, and together they carried on the dream of living each day to the fullest. Always on new adventures as they visited the many historical national parks, unexpected sites of the road and good eatin' joints. 

Even though he unexpectedly moved on to his eternal life, we hold on to the fond memories and the love that we shared with him. He loved his family and friends and we know that we will see him again.

With all our love, your family.

He is survived by:

His wife: Rose Hutchins of McComb, Mississippi

Children: 
Katie Martin and husband Mark
Jacob Hutchins and wife Dawn
Caroline Corbell and husband Jasper
Clay Cooper and wife Chasity
Chasity Brownell

Grandchildren: 
Dawson Kay
Deakon Kay
Harlow Hutchins
Heist Martin
Ransom Martin
Maddox Cooper
Myles Cooper
Caden Brownell
Will Brownell

Brother: Jinx Hutchins and wife Cristi

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

Preceded in death by his parents, Darrell and Nell Hutchins, and his brother, Scott Hutchins.

Pallbearers will be Bo Hughes, Clay Cooper, Larry Denham, Mark Martin, Jasper Corbell, Freddy Johnson, Charlie Bush, and Bill Luster. Honorary pallbearers will be Rusty Lambert, Neil McFadden, and J.R. Anthony.

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

06/18/2019

Brandon Lee Tenison, 18, of Garrison, Texas passed away on June 15, 2019. Born October 19, 2000. Brandon is the son of Kevin and Kendra (Driscoll) Tenison. Due to inclement weather this morning visitation will be held at First Baptist Church Garrison tonight from 6-8pm. All services for Tenison will be held at the church now. Funeral service will be held Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 2pm at First Baptist Church, 276 W Magnolia Ave., Garrison, Texas with Bro. Jack Brown officiating. Interment will follow in McKnight Cemetery, Cushing, Texas. 

Brandon grew up in Garrison and was a Senior at Garrison High School where he was full of Bulldog Pride. An avid football player, being under those Friday night lights and wearing #34 was one of his greatest passions. His love for the game was evident in every down he played. Brandon also really enjoyed spending time outdoors. Much of his spare time was spent hunting and fishing. Even though he was only 18, Brandon was a skilled welder. He had always been fond of tinkering with things and learning such a trade as welding allowed him to put skill and intrigue to work. 

Brandon had an energy that radiated onto others and would overflow any room with joy and laughter. He breathed life into his friends, family and those he barely even knew. Brandon had such a warm and welcoming personality that he never met a stranger. He was always selfless and ready to lend a helping hand whenever the occasion was to arise. His enthusiasm and light will shine long after he is gone in the innumerable memories that his family, friends and classmates will treasure for eternity. 

Brandon is survived by:

Parents, Kevin Tenison and wife Kendra of Garrison, Texas

Brothers:
Dillon Dewayne Tenison of Garrison
Dustin James Driscoll and wife Amy of Odessa

Nephew, Milo James Driscoll of Odessa

Grandparents:
Joyce L. Tenison of Garrison, Texas
Ronda Taylor and husband James of Hobbs, New Mexico
Mike Driscoll and wife Cheri of Somerset, Kentucky
Dewayne Hough and wife Sharon of Timpson, Texas

Uncles:
Michael Bain of Oklahoma
Robert Lipke and wife Lindsey of Somerset, Kentucky
Joshua Taylor of Arizona

Aunts:
Chelsea Sims and husband Darryl of Center, Texas
Tammy Adams and husband Richard of Garrison, Texas
Charlotte Howard of Garrison, Texas
Donna Manning and husband Michael Williams of Jacksonville, Texas
Desiree Taylor of Arizona
Katherine Taylor of Arizona
Brandy Best and husband James of Henderson

Great-aunt, Laurie Caryl of Garrison

Special family friends:
Ricky Colle and wife Sissy of Garrison
Tommy Clark and wife Lisa of Garrison

Cousins: Clinton Newman, Kody Newman, Jason Newman, Ashley Sims, Keith Benson and wife Laura, Corey Knight, Davin Adams, Nicklaus Adams, Lany Adams, Emma Adams, Abby Adams, Kaydean Knight, Elijah Williams, Cailynn Williams, Gary Michael Steiner, Anthony Steiner, Gage Sims, Kiylee Sims, Lexi Lipke, Kaeli Parker, Paisley Best

Other extended family members that will miss him dearly.

He is preceded in death by his grandfather, Fred Tenison; brother, Joshua Eugene Tenison; and aunt Joyce Ann Tenison.

To send condolences and sign the online guest book you may go to www.garrisonfh.net. Garrison Funeral Home, Garrison, is in charge of arrangements.

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