11/15/2019

Funeral services are pending for Mrs. Laurine Christopher, 100, of Lufkin, Texas.  
 
Funeral services are entrusted to Hicks Mortuary of Center, Texas 75935.

11/12/2019

Richard Don Wheeler, 87, of Ojai died Wednesday, November 6, 2019 of cancer. 

Mr. Wheeler was born January 19, 1932 in Center, Texas and had lived in Ojai 48 years.

A Korean War Veteran, after graduating with an engineering degree in electronics he went to work for the Department of Defense Navy Civil Service. He retired as a senior electronic engineer, receiving the Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award for improving the fleet's capabilities in electronic counter-countermeasures (ECCM), the Navy's third highest honorary award. He was an active member of the Ojai Valley Baptist Church, enjoyed senior softball and doing yard work. He loved to invest his time in his grandchildren and was very proud of them.

He was preceded in death by his father Don Wheeler; mother Barksdale Crenshaw; Step-father Brian Crenshaw; sister Juanice Powell; brother Gilbert Wheeler; and wife Barbara Wheeler.

He is survived by:
His wife: Carolyn

His son: Douglas Wheeler of Center, TX

His daughter: Patsy Daniels of Pine Valley, CA

His son: Russell Wheeler of Couer d'alene, ID.

Visitation will be from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm Tuesday, November 12, at Ted Mayr Funeral Home, Ventura, CA.  Funeral service will be held at 12:00 pm Wednesday, November 13, at Ted Mayr Funeral Home with the Rev. Verne Hancock officiating with interment at Ivy Lawn Memorial Park, Ventura, CA. 

Arrangements are under the direction of the privately owned and operated Ted Mayr Funeral Home in Ventura, CA. Online condolences can be left online at:  https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/ventura-ca/richard-wheeler-8917921

11/11/2019

Peggy Ann (Miller) Lawson, 94, of Shelbyville, Texas passed away on November 9, 2019 in Texas City, Texas. Born July 24, 1925, in Hertfordshire, England, Peggy is the daughter of the late Frederick Miller and Lucy (Brett) Miller. Graveside service will be held Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 2 PM at Liberty Hill Cemetery, San Augustine, Texas with Bro. Ronnie Wheeler officiating.

Visitation will be held prior to the service on Sunday, November 17, 2019 from 12:30 – 1:30 PM at Mangum Funeral Home.

Peggy was born and raised in Hertfordshire, England. She met the love of her life, Jasper McShan, while he was serving in the United States military. Peggy decided to move to the United States to join him and the two were married shortly after. They spent many years together before his passing in 1981. She later met her soulmate, John Lawson, and the two were married in Patroon on May 16, 1982. The two enjoyed fulfilling life together until his passing in 2006. Peggy worked for Deep East Texas Electric Co-op, retiring with more than 32 years of service. Peggy enjoyed gardening, walking her dog, and especially working in her flower gardens. She was a devoted member of Patroon Baptist Church while her health permitted. She loved the Lord and served as church treasurer for many years. Peggy touched many lives through the years.

She is survived by:

Daughters:
Susan Lawson Page and husband Ronald of Nederland, Texas
Elizabeth Lawson of Texas City, Texas
Patricia Lawson Swaby and husband Richard of Goodrich, Texas

Brother, Donald Miller of England

Sister, Jean Shepherd of England

Grandchildren:
Shawna Page
Stefanie Plaunty and husband Justin
Charli Miller and husband Carl
Tabitha Swaby

Great-grandchildren:
Gavin and Benjamin Plaunty
Kalle and Kaden Miller
Jared and Jacoby Mowles

Great-great-granddaughter, Coraline Mowles

Nephews:
Frank Johnson of Nacogdoches, Texas
Truman Johnson of Garrison, Texas
Jackie Johnson of Garrison, Texas

Many nieces and nephews in England; and a host of family and friends that will miss her dearly.

Peggy is preceded in death by her husbands, John Lawson, Jasper McShan; parents, Frederick and Lucy Brett Miller; brothers, Frederick Miller Jr., Frank Miller, Stanley Miller; sisters, Winifred Skipp, Jess Wisbeach, Maud Meller, and Constance Edwards.

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

11/10/2019

Scotty Baldwin, 46, of Center, passed away Friday, November 8, 2019, in Nacogdoches.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Sunday, November 10, 2019, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Monday, November 11, 2019, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Rusty Hall officiating. Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center.

Scotty was born March 19, 1973, in Center, to Mike and Joan Baldwin. He was one of a kind.  Scotty loved to make people smile and would give you the shirt off his back.  He was the most loyal, big-hearted friend to everyone he met.  Growing up, you would find Scotty either at the cow lot, roping pen, or chicken houses.  He always wanted to follow in his daddy’s footsteps.  His greatest passion was steer wrestling with his daddy right beside him as his hazer. His daddy was his hero.  Most knew Scotty as “Hollywood” when he was a truck driver.  He married the love of his life, Pam, and they had two beautiful daughters, Alli Jo and Savannah.  After Pam passed away, it was just him and Alli.  She was his everything.  He later married Carrie and found love again he thought he never would find.  He will be greatly missed by his friends and family.

He is survived by:
His wife: Carrie Baldwin

Daughters: 
Alli Jo Baldwin
Savannah Green Dutton and husband Robbey

Parents: 
Mike and Joan Baldwin

Sister: 
Angie Baldwin Barbee

Brothers-in-law: 
Pat Scarborough and wife Jaclyn
Phillip and Stacey Scarborough

Nieces and nephews: 
Brayden Scarborough
Brylee Scarborough
Brysen Scarborough
Bryant Scarborough
Ashton Scarborough
Saylor Scarborough

Stepsons: 
Cody Bryce and wife Ally
Tucker and Tanner Williams

Mother-in-law and father-in-law, Judy and Danny Scarborough

He is preceded in death by his wife, Pam Baldwin; brother, Joseph Carl Baldwin; grandparents, Lucille and D.C. McSwain, James Edmond, and Jessie Lee Baldwin.

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

11/10/2019

Jo Anne Russell, 61, of Huntington, passed away Friday, November 8, 2019, in Lufkin.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 12, 2019, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Danny Dodson officiating.  Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center.

Mrs. Russell was born March 8, 1958, in Houston, to Elzie Ray Barlow and Marvlet Galloway Barlow.  She was employed as a nurse. She enjoyed gardening and caring for people, especially her grandbaby.  Mrs. Russel was a member of Heritage Baptist Church in Lufkin.

She is survived by her husband, Larry Russell of Huntington; daughter, Heather Russell of Lufkin; grandson, Brylan Chase and his father Larry Chase of Lufkin; mother, Marvlet Barlow of Center; sisters, Connie Mora of Center, Cheryl Denny and husband Jerry of Citronelle, Alabama, and Kathy Grayson and husband Johnny of Center; mother-in-law, Weida Lowery of Center; brother-in-law, Jerry Russell of Center; and nephew, Kurt Russell of Longview; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her father, Elzie Ray Barlow; and brother-in-law, Greg Mora.

Pallbearers will be Johnny Grayson, Christopher Mora, Jerry Denney, Bill Anderson, and Gregory Baker.

A special thanks to her boss, J.S. Chandra M.D. and co-workers at The Heart Institute of East Texas in Lufkin.

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

11/8/2019

Steve Boyd, 73, of Joaquin, passed away Thursday, November 7, 2019, in Nacogdoches.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Saturday, November 9, 2019, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, November 10, 2019, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Keith Keele officiating.  Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center.

Steve was born on August 26, 1946 in Logansport, Louisiana to David (D.B.) and Maurine Farmer Boyd. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved hunting and fishing. He was raised in the Bethel Community in Logansport and loved traipsing over the property hunting and fishing the ponds around there. 

Survived by his wife of 30 years, Barbara Boyd of Center, Texas. 

Children: 
Sheri Grezeczkowski and husband Allen of Lake Esinore, California. 
Christopher Boyd, and wife Mandy of Meridan, Texas.
Stephanie Haltom, and husband Mark of Tyler, Texas. 
Melinda Crouch of Kaufman, Texas 
Robert Crouch of Timpson, Texas 

Grandchildren: 
Ashley Grezeczkowski 
Nicholas Grezeczkowski 
Jordan Haltom 
Laney Crouch 
Mirandia Crouch 
Olivia Crouch 

Brother and Sisters: 
David Boyd, Jr. and wife Shirley of Center, Texas 
Charlotte Scruggs of Joaquin 
Freida Parker and husband Charles Ray of Joaquin

Numerous nieces and nephews. 

Preceded in death by his parents D.B. and Maurine Boyd. His wife and children’s mother, Alicia Wood Boyd. His brother in law Thomas Scruggs.

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

11/8/2019

Waymon Edward Armstreet, 82, 82, of Houston, Texas passed away on November 7, 2019 in Houston, Texas.  Born December 22, 1936, in Shelby County, Texas, Waymon is the son of the late William Wayne Armstreet and Shelby Exa (Risinger) Armstreet.  Graveside service will be held Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 2PM at Duncan Cemetery, Shelbyville, Texas. 

Visitation will be held prior to the graveside service from 12:00 – 1:00 PM at Mangum Funeral Home.  

Waymon graduated from Strong School in Shelby County. He was a loving father, and enjoyed spending time with and taking care of his son, John, until his passing in 2015. Waymon worked in Houston, Texas as a dedicated fireman. Later in his career he bacame Fire Chief at Houston’s Station 19. When he was not working you could find him fishing on the Guadalupe with his nephew, Lynn, and some of his coworkers from his station.  

Waymon is survived by:
His wife: Marcia Rojas Armstreet of Atlanta, Georgia; mother of his child: Margaret June Gordon Armstreet

Sisters: 
Vivian “Sis” Raymond of Shelbyville, Texas
Lucille Smith of Center, Texas

Nephews: 
Lynn Raymond and wife Christine of Shelbyville, Texas
Jerry Raymond and wife Gina of Shelbyville, Texas
Steve Smith and wife Deb of Center, Texas
Kenneth Smith and wife Elizabeth of Hollow Rock, Tennessee

Niece: Margo Griffith and husband Waylon, Center, Texas

Special friend: 
Mike Phillips
Mike Casey

A host of family and friends that will miss him dearly  

He is preceded in death by his parents, Wayne and Exa Armstreet; son, John Wayne Armstreet.

Serving as pallbearers will be the Houston Fire Department Honor Guard.

Honorary pallbearers will be Edward Risinger, and Bobby Henry Wilburn.

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

Mangum Funeral Home, Center, Texas is in charge of arrangements.

11/8/2019

Solon (Wayne) Ponder, 93, of Joaquin, Texas passed away on November 7, 2019 in Center, Texas. He was born February 5, 1926, in Ewing, Illiois, to Solon and Fleta Ponder.  

He is survived by:
His Son: Dale Ponder and wife Marinna of TX

Daughters: 
Debra Goodwin of Nevada and Kaye Nealy of Washington

7 Grandchildren

8 Great-Grandchildren

1 Great-Great Grandchild

A host of family and friends that will miss him dearly. Mr. Ponder was a WWII veteran serving in the United States Air Force retiring after 27 ½ years of service for his country.

Services will be Tuesday November 12, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Mangum Funeral Home with Visitation Monday November 11, 2019 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Mangum Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Benton, Illinois. 

Mr. Ponder is preceded in death by his Wife of 69 years, Betty Evelyn Ponder and Son Michael Wayne Ponder.

In lue of flowers donations can be made to the Jackson Missionary Baptist church of Joaquin 11120 TX-7 Joaquin TX 75954

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

Mangum Funeral Home, Center, Texas is in charge of arrangements.

11/08/2019

Lenora Mills of Gary, Texas, passed away Wednesday, November 6, 2019, at UT Medical Center in Carthage, Texas.

Mrs. Mills was born January 3, 1948, in San Augustine County, Texas, and was a longtime resident of Panola County, Texas. She was a member of Mount Bethel Missionary Baptist Church.

Her survivors include her husband, Thad Roy Mills of Gary, Texas; daughter, Deidra Swift of Evadale, Texas; daughter, Celeste Lewis and husband Harold of Joaquin, Texas; a son, Timothy Mills and wife Stephanie of Elysian Fields, Texas; 10 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and host of other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Raymon and Ercelle Lakey; and a granddaughter, Brandi Mills.

Visitation is scheduled for 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Friday, November 8, 2019, at Wyman Roberts Funeral Home, located at 316 W. Columbia Street in San Augustine.

Funeral services are set for 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 9, 2019, at Wyman Roberts Memorial Chapel, San Augustine, with interment following at Liberty Hill Memorial Garden. Officiating will be Bro. Levi Corhorst, pastor of Timpson Missionary Baptist Church.

Pallbearers: Ron Rockmore, Kenny Thornton, T.J. Swift, Taylor Mills, Justin Lewis, Joshua Swift Chip Lovell, and Brandon Lovell.

Visit www.WymanRobertsFuneralHome.com for memories and condolences. Arrangements are under the direction of Wyman Roberts Funeral Home.

11/06/2019

Miss Tamoya Jagon Evonne Cameé Gentry, 34, of Timpson passed away Saturday evening, November 2, 2019 in Center.

A wake will be held Friday evening, November 8, 2019 from 6pm to 8pm at First Assembly of God in Timpson. Services will be Saturday, November 9, 2019, 11am at First Assembly of God in Timpson.

Interment will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in the Woods Community with Pastor Alfred Berry officiating.

Miss Tamoya Jagon Evonne Cameé Gentry is survived by:
Mother: Loretta Berry of Tenaha

Father: Rev. Alfred Berry of Tenaha

Brothers:
Reginald Tyrone Paige of Tennessee
Jarrion Teré Gentry of Dallas
Xavier Gentry of Nacogdoches
Frankie Gentry of Timpson
Marcus Berry of Dallas

Sisters:
Brandy Gentry of Timpson
Lashandra Jones of Center
Onita Jones of Center
Sandra Jones of Center

Services are under the direction of Community Funeral Home of Center, Texas

11/6/2019

Dot Smith, 89, of Diana, formerly of Center, passed away Tuesday, November 5, 2019, in Longview.

Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Thursday, November 7, 2019, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, November 8, 2019, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Pastor Marc Minter officiating.  Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery.

Dot was born May 19, 1930, in Center, to Jimmy W. Davis and Grace Estelle Doggett Davis. She was a bookkeeper for the radio station for many years. Dot loved to sing gospel music whether it was in the choir or with a quartet. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Center.

She is survived by:
Her children: 
Mitch Smith and wife Connie of Kilgore
Mike Smith and wife Cathy of Kilgore
Kandi Grissom and husband John of Diana

Grandchildren: 
Robert Smith
Jared Smith
Eric Smith
Kevin Ellis
John Douglas Grissom

9 great-grandchildren

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

She is preceded in death by her grandson, Michael Smith; parents, Jimmy W. Davis and Grace Estelle Doggett Davis; and brothers, Jimmy Davis and James Davis.

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

11/05/2019

Karen Creech Thompson, 70, of Center, passed away Sunday, November 3, 2019, in Center.

A memorial service for Lita Karen “Cookie” Creech Thompson will be held at the First Baptist Church of Logansport, LA on Thursday, November 7, 2019, with visitation held prior to the service from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. 

Karen, lovingly known throughout her life as “Cookie”, was born in Logansport, LA on August 17, 1949 to parents Lloyd “Shug” Creech and Betty VanCleave Creech. She died peacefully at home in Center, TX on November 3, 2019.

She is survived by: 
Her son: Charlie B. Thompson of New Orleans, LA

Brothers: 
Billy Creech of Logansport, LA
Sam Creech and husband Michael “Niko” Corolla of Irving, Texas

Along with several sister-in-laws, numerous nieces and nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Cookie is preceded in death by her husband, Charlie Thompson, her parents, Lloyd “Shug” and Betty VanCleave Creech, and brother, Danny Creech.  

As an active and devoted member of the First Baptist Church of Logansport for many years, Cookie taught Sunday School and assisted with the church’s children’s activities. She was lovingly known as “Aunt Cookie” and “The Candy Lady” by the children. Other ministry areas that she served on included being a member of the Building and Grounds Committee, Special Occasions Committee, and the Women’s Ministry Team. Cookie was an active member of the WMU, and was thrilled to travel with members of her church family to Kentucky to see and experience “The Ark” earlier this year. 

Always a dedicated worker, Cookie was a committed bookkeeper and office manager for Boles Enterprises in Shelby County for over 30 years. She was the owner of Austin Street Marketplace in Center, TX where she dealt in antiques, restored furniture, and produced beautiful hand painted artwork.  

Although Logansport was her hometown, Cookie was also active in her adopted home of Center and Shelby County, Texas. She served as a founding member of the Lake Area Art League, and as an organizer for the happenings at the Shelbyville Hill Festival for several years. It was her pleasure to support various other local organizations and civic activities with her skills and talents, always leaving her trademark gift of beauty with her unique flair.

Cookie woke her social media friends up each day with her “Good Morning” posts in addition to making those same lucky friends smile with her daily humor. She freely shared her God given talents as an artist and decorator with all. The lives that Cookie touched were indeed blessed and enriched by knowing this Godly lady that will be missed by all. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you make donations to the First Baptist Church of Logansport. 

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

11/5/2019

Chester “Chet” John Hribal Jr., 56, of Center, Texas passed away on October 18, 2019 in Center, Texas. Born August 19, 1963, in Kansas City, Missouri, Chet was the son of the late Chester John Hribal Sr. and Iva Joy (McSwain) Hribal.

Celebration of Life will be held on November 10, 2019 at 2 p.m. ath Old Salem Missionary Baptist Church.

He is survived by:

Daughters:
Sarah Waller and husband Joel of Center, Texas
Darian Hribal of Center, Texas

Mother of his children, Sheri Vaughn Hribal

Grandchildren:
Katlyn Waller
Pierson Waller
Madisyn Waller

Brother, Jamey Hribal of Hideway, Texas

Sister, Kay Wilkinson of Dallas, Texas

Numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of family and friends that will miss him dearly.

Chet is preceded in death by his parents, Chester John Hribal Sr. and Iva Joy Hribal; and sister, Sherry Luman Schump.

Mangum Funeral Home, Center, is in charge of arrangements.

11/04/2019

Judith Grisel Zapata, 45, of Center, Texas passed away on November 2, 2019 in Center, Texas. She was born January 1, 1974, in Papantla DE Olarte Veracruz, Mexico, Judith is the daughter of  Vdlentino Zapata Jimenez and Irma Mora Morales. 

She is survived by: 
Her husband: Jorge Mejia Camas of Center

Son: Joshua Mejia of Center

Father: Vdlentino Zapata Jimenez

Sisters: 
Irma Zapata Mora
Guadalupe Zapata Mora

Cousins: 
Faustino Mora Mar
Desiderio Mora Mar
Pascual Mora Mar

Numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of family and friends that will miss her dearly. 

Judith is preceded in death by her mother, Irma Mora Morales.

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

Mangum Funeral Home, Center, Texas is in charge of arrangements.

11/02/2019

Mike Anthony Luste, 55, of Joaquin, passed away Friday, November 1, 2019, in Joaquin.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 6, 2019, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Graveside service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, November 9, 2019, at Cogburn Cemetery in the Leo Community of Era, Texas.

Mr. Luster was born December 15, 1963, in Gainesville, Texas, to Veston Luster and Mildred Ryan Luster. His hobbies included hunting, fishing, and most of all, spending time with his children.

He is survived by:
His children: 
Chism Luster and wife Catherine
Kaitlyn Mahon
Carter Luster

Grandchildren

Brother: Billy Luster and Renee McInnis

He is preceded in death by his parents, Veston and Mildred Luster

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made for his son.

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

10/30/2019

Margaret Landis Robertson, 85, of Center, passed away Tuesday, October 29, 2019, in Center.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, October 31, 2019, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, November 1, 2019, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Carl Smith officiating. Graveside service will follow at 2:00 p.m. at Old Hardin Cemetery in Kountze with Bro. Scott Mayer officiating.

Mrs. Robertson was born December 17, 1933, in Kountze, to Orval Landis and Clara Rust Landis. She was self-employed in the timber industry. She loved to shop and spend time with her grandkids. Mrs. Robertson was a member of First Baptist Church in Center, where she was involved in the Golden Harvest Club.

She is survived by: 
Her children: 
Randy Robertson and wife Lesa of Center
Jay Robertson and wife Kym of Center

Grandchildren: 
Ginger Garrett and husband Luke of Joaquin
Toby Robertson and wife Melissa of Center
Payton Robertson of Shreveport, Louisiana

Great-grandchildren: 
Ally Garrett of Austin
Lauren Garrett of Joaquin
Whitney Garrett of Joaquin
Savannah Robertson of Center
Lexi Robertson of Center

Brothers and sisters: 
Orval “Bo” Landis Jr. of Kountze
Martha Winter of Kountze
Wilma Langston of Kountze
Johnny Landis of Kountze

Numerous nieces and nephews; special friends, Vance and Betty Green.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Max Robertson; parents, Orval Landis and Clara Rust Landis; and sister, Dorothy Glaze.

Pallbearers will be Toby Robertson, Luke Garrett, J.R. Faulkner, Curtis Eaves, Nicholas Santana, and Robert Langston. Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Stegall and Maxie Eaves.  

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Carla Hornbuckle, staff at Lakeside Village, Pine Grove Nursing Home, and Affinity Hospice for their special care.

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

10/28/2019

Harold “Butch” Mosher, 67, of Joaquin, passed away Monday, October 28, 2019, in Center.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, November 9, 2019, at Gravel Ridge Cemetery in Nacogdoches.

Mr. Mosher was born November 19, 1951, in Canandaigua, New York, to Harold Mosher and Evelyn Rogers Mosher.  He spent his life working as an auto mechanic. His hobbies included fishing and camping. Mr. Mosher was a member of Christian Motorcycle Association and First Methodist Church in Joaquin.

He is survived by: 
His wife: Martha Mosher of Joaquin

Brothers: 
Roger Mosher and wife Debbie of Garrison
John Mosher of Houston

Sisters: 
Ima Freshour of Nacogdoches
Tamble Hamilton of Nacogdoches

Stepchildren:
Keith Langford of Arkansas
Rene Dampier of Cushing
Amos Bergeaux of Joaquin
Allen Bergeaux and wife Kim of Nacogdoches

Numerous nieces, and nephews

Grandchildren: 
Whitney Bergeaux
Krissi Bergeaux
Kayden Bergeaux

He is preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Evelyn Mosher; and a sister, Lilly Lucas.  

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

10/28/2019

Funeral services for Patricia Ann Hartsfield, 61, of Lufkin, Texas are pending. Mrs. Hartsfield died Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at Woodland Heights Medical Center in Lufkin, Texas.

Mrs. Hartsfield passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at Woodland Heights Medical Center. She was born on March 26, 1958 in Selma Alabama. Funeral service will be Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 1:00pm at Lubbock Street Church of Christ (401 Lubbock Street in Lufkin, Texas 75902.) Minister Norvie Cottingham will officiate.

Mrs. Hartsfield is survived by:
Husband:  James Hartsfield
Son:  Joseph Paul Hartsfield
Grandchildren:  Tytiana, Zoe, and Journey Hartsfield
Brothers:  James, Davis, Jr., Percy Davis, and Donnie Davis
Sister:  Tamekia Gibson (Tyyance)

Visitation: Thursday, October 31, 2019 at Lubbock Street Church of Christ at 11:00 A.M.

Committal: Cedar Grove Cemetery

Service entrust to Hicks Mortuary 804 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive Center, Texas 75935

Please visit Hicks Mortuary website for online condolences at www.hicksmortuary.net 

10/25/2019

Paul Hollis Luman Jr. of Center passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at St. Luke’s hospital in Lufkin, TX.

Paul was born December 3, 1949 in Center, TX to Paul Hollis Luman Sr. and Noble Ruth Ross. He was a Navy veteran and loved playing guitar and singing with family and friends.

He is survived by:
Mother:
Noble Ruth Ross of Center, TX

Sisters:
Brenda Kay Doggett and husband Lessley of Logansport, LA
Paula Luman Lee of Diana, TX
Susan Atwater and husband Thomas of Vancouver, WA

Brother: 
Glen Luman and wife Christina of Conroe, TX

Nephews:
John Paul Doggett of Center, TX
Larry Wayne Doggett and wife Angel of Leesville, LA
Kenny Lee and wife Tiffany of Dallas, TX
Keith Lee and wife Erin of Friendswood, TX
Fred Lee of Austin, TX
William Shane Lee and wife Lauren of Norfolk, VA
Daniel Cody Lee of Lubbock, TX
Chris Luman and wife Courtney of Lafayette, AR

Nieces:
Amanda Shaw and husband Justin of Forney, TX
Nikka Luman of Shreveport, LA
Michelle Gretl and husband Paul of Oklahoma
Jamie Daniel of California

He is preceded in death by his father, Paul Luman, his stepfather, Glenn Ross, and his stepbrother, Brad Emfinger.

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

10/22/2019

Hicks Mortuary is announcing funeral service for Dr. Clyde Thomas, 77, formerly of Omaha Nebraska and now of Mesquite, Texas.

Dr. Thomas passed away Saturday, October 19, 2019. Dr. Thomas was born on June 9, 1942 in Haslam, Texas. Funeral service will be Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 1:00pm at Triumph the Church of God in Christ (908 Daniels Street Center, Texas 75935). Elder Lon Boyce of Dallas, Texas will be officiating.   

Dr. Thomas attended schools at C.H. Daniels High School in Center, Texas; Prairie View A&M University in Prairie View, Texas; University of Nebraska at Omaha; and Nebraska at Lincoln. Dr. Thomas was enlisted in the United States Army.

Dr. Thomas church affiliation was Church of God in Christ. Dr. Thomas occupation includes teaching and mental health profession. Dr. Thomas was active in many organizations: Alpha Phi Alpha, Shriners, Mason, MAD, DADs, Softball Commissioner, Halfway House Counselor, YMCA Counselor and instructor of a mathematic department.  

Dr. Thomas was proceeded in death by parents (John and Virginia Thomas) and (brother) Eric Thomas. 

Dr. Thomas is survived by:
Son: Clyde Thomas II of Omaha, Nebraska 

Daughter: India Thomas, Kelly of Tacoma, Washington 

Grandchildren:
Tiara Kelly
Aujahnae Porter

Brothers: 
William Thomas, Sr. (Maria) of Tyler, Texas
David Thomas, Sr. (Andrea) of Dallas, Texas

Sisters: 
Evelyn Cooper of Tyler, Texas
Geraldine Steel of Center, Texas
Deloris Stripling (Verlon) of San Augustine, Texas
Shirley Johnson of Carthage, Texas
Sarah Coats of Mesquite, Texas
Joyce Mitchell (Joe) of Garland, Texas

Visitation: Friday, October 25, 2019 at Hicks Chapel viewing hours are 6:00pm -8:00pm

Committal: Westview Cemetery in Center, Texas 

Service entrust to Hicks Mortuary 804 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive Center, Texas 75935

Please visit our website for online condolences at www.hicksmortuary.net 

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