05/2/2016

J.C. Vaughn, 79, of Huxley, passed away Monday, May 2, 2016, in Center.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Billy Windham and Masonic Brother Clarence Denby officiating.  Interment will follow at Strong Cemetery in Huxley.

Mr. Vaughn was born October 5, 1936, in Shelby County to Jim Vaughn and Gladys Snider Vaughn.  He was a retired member of Boilermakers LU 587, a member of Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church and a member of Sam Houston Masonic Lodge #32, where he served as Master Mason.

He is survived by

Daughters: 
Pamela Schroeder and husband, Rick, of Pasadena
Charlotte Gunn and husband, Keith, of Biloxi, Mississippi

Son: Clay Vaughn of Huxley

Grandchildren:
Scott Schroeder
Tyler Schroeder
Garrett Schroeder
Tara Vaughn
Mitch Gunn
Rachel Krob

Great-Grandchildren:
McKenize Langford
Brayden Schroeder

Sisters:
Rose Shofner and husband, James, of Center
Ann Yarbrough of Center

Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends

Special Friend: Hazel Risinger

Preceded in death by:
Parents: Jim Vaughn and Gladys Snider Vaughn
Loving Wife: Marilyn Vaughn
Sister: Doris Parker

Pallbearers will be Larry O’Rear, Keith O’Rear, Dana Weldon, Dale Ray Lumpkin, Darren Whiteside and Mack O’Rear.  Honorary pallbearers will be Dudley Cox, O.L. “Tootie” Hindrick, Larry Buckley, Royce Buckley, Alvis Buckley and Jerry Cockrell.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Shelby County Advocacy Center, 220 Field Street, Center, Texas 75935 or Huxley Volunteer Fire Department.

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

05/02/2016

Thomas Edgar Williams, 68, of Center, passed away Sunday, May 1, 2016, at his residence.

Graveside service was held at 4:00 p.m., Sunday, May 1, 2016, at his residence.

Mr. Williams was born August 29, 1947, in Center, to Clark Paul Williams and Emma Irene Fincher Williams.  He was a welder and mechanic and loved racing his car.  He enjoyed his family and was always taking the children to stores to buy them things.  He was a member of Swift & Newburn Masonic Lodge.

He is survived by
Wife: Nora Williams

Daughter: 
DeLania Williams Manchack

Son:
Thomas Shane Williams and wife, Tammie

Grandchildren:
Jessica Williams
Valierie Williams
Katelyn Reveil
Lexi Reveil
Thomas Clay Manchack
Sarah Abriele Manchack
Lane Garrett Manchack
Logan Creed Williams

Brothers and Sisters:
Shirley Faye Berg
Edwina Higginbotham
Venorah McSwain
Clark Paul Williams
Carolyn Sue Caldwell

Numerous nieces, nephews, other family and friends

Preceded in death by
Parents: Clark Paul Williams and Emma Irene Fincher Williams

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

05/02/2016

Sarah Mae Barlow Hite Cruse, 83, of Center, passed away Sunday, May 1, 2016, in Nacogdoches.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Chris Collins officiating.  Interment will follow at Adams Cemetery in Shelby County.

Sarah was born February 1, 1933 in    Shelby County to Guy Barlow and Minnie Lovell Barlow.  She loved her family above everything else in life.  Sarah had a big heart and took in those in need of a home – humans and many little dogs and cats as well through the years.  She loved flowers and birds and also enjoyed gardening for as long as she was able.

She is survived by
Sons:
Dennis Hite of Houston
David Hite and wife, Rhonda, of Houston
Dale Hite of Center

Grandchildren:
Shelly Bennett
Kristy Chandler
Kim Edwards
Kathy Hale
Tiffany Hite
Sarah Jeanne Hite
Stevie De La Cruz

Thirteen Great-Grandchildren

Brothers:
Ray Barlow and wife, Marvelet
Joe Barlow and wife, Jeri

Sisters:
Gloria Watlington
Oneita Brockman and husband, Jim

Numerous nieces, nephews and many friends

Preceded in death by
Parents: Guy Barlow and Minnie Lovell Barlow
Brothers: Tony Lovell, Franklin Barlow, Allen Barlow
Sister: Alice Barlow Langford

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

04/27/2016

Alton A. Nutt, 93, of Carthage, TX, passed away on Tuesday morning, April 26, 2016, in Longview, TX. He was born on Aug. 22, 1922, in Gary, TX, to the late Charley Mathis and Delie Cassity Nutt. Mr. Nutt graduated from Gary High School with the class of 1940. He married Odie Earnest Vermillion on May 17, 1941, in Gary. Mr. Nutt served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII and was honorably discharged. Mr. Nutt graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Education. He worked in education for over 32 years as a teacher, coach, principal, and administrator. Mr. Nutt loved antique clocks and lamps and was the 8th oldest member of the Aladdin Knights, an Aladdin lamp collectors association. He loved sports, especially basketball, was an avid quail hunter, and an excellent bird dog trainer. He lived most of his life in the area and was a member of Central Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and formerly sang in the choir. He was preceded in death by a son, Jamie Leon Nutt, and brothers, Buford Nutt and J.V. “Bid” Nutt. 
    
Survivors include his loving wife of 75 years, Odie Nutt of Carthage; sons, Bid Alton Nutt and wife Nelda of Houston and C.M. Nutt and wife Sara of Bastrop; sister, Charlcie Phillips of Carthage; grandchildren, Tracey Friedel of Sugarland and Aundrea Williams and husband Ryan of Pearland; and great-grandchildren, Conner, Zane, Korryn, and Olivia. 
    
A visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, 2016, at Jimerson-Lipsey Funeral Home, 1131 State Hwy. 149, Carthage. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 29, 2016, at Central Baptist Church, 220 W. Sabine, Carthage. Rev. Steve Jackson and Dennis Smith will officiate. Interment will follow in Gary Cemetery, 176 Bobcat Trail, Gary.
    
The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff of Winkler Place, Briarcliff, ETMC Carthage, Good Shepherd 5th Floor I.C.U., and a special thank you to Lynda Fowler and Ruby Carter for the loving care shown to Mr. Nutt.  
    
Memorials may be made to Gary Cemetery Assn., P.O. Box 334, Gary, TX 75643 or to the Gary I.S.D., Bobcat Scholarship Fund, c/o Jason Woodfin, 132 Bobcat Trail, Gary, TX 75643.
    
A guestbook may be signed online at www.jimerson-lipsey.com.

04/25/2016 

Peggy Sue Kilpatrick, 88, of the Paxton Community, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2016, in Carthage.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, April 28, 2016, at Watson & Sons Chapel. Interment will follow at Old Home Cemetery in Tenaha.

Ms. Kilpatrick was born November 2, 1927, in Pampa, to Dudley Williams and Myrtis Melinda Nolan Williams.  She loved quilting, crocheting, sewing and gardening. Ms. Kilpatrick was a member of Old Center Baptist Church.

She is survived by
Sons:
Joe Kilpatrick and wife, Sherry, of Joaquin
Frank Kilpatrick and wife, Carol Ann, of Tenaha

Grandchildren:
Candy Creech and husband, Tony, of Gary
Scott Kilpatrick and wife, Allison, of Houston
Brody Kilpatrick and wife, Elizabeth, of Joaquin
Krissy Shaw and husband, Will, of Canton
Wes Kilpatrick and wife, Laura, of Nacogdoches
Rusty Kilpatrick of Tenaha

14 Great Grandchildren

Brothers:
Pete Williams 
Bud Williams

Sisters: 
Virginia Pace
JoAnn Morris
Jane Morris
Mellie Joslin
Melinda Jean Johns
Cynthia Wray

Numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends

Preceded in death by
Husband: Willard Kilpatrick
Infant Daughter
Brother: Billy Thomas Williams
Sisters: Dora Pendley, Dorothy Griffith, Trudy Kelley

Pallbearers will be Scott Kilpatrick, Brody Kilpatrick, Wes Kilpatrick, Rusty Kilpatrick, Tony Creech and Will Shaw. Honorary pallbearer will be Joe Wallace.

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

04/26/2016

Cindy Casey, 56, of Shelbyville, passed away Monday, April 25, 2016, in Lufkin.

Mrs. Casey’s wish was to be cremated and no services are planned at this time.

Mrs. Casey was born November 17, 1959, in Missouri to Jack Tripp and Phyllis Ann Moorehead Tripp.  She enjoyed playing Bingo. Mrs. Casey was a member of Patroon Baptist Church.

She is survived by
Husband: Rick Casey of Shelbyville

Children:
Ricky Casey of Shelbyville
Jammie Casey and wife, Laura, of Shelbyville
Angie Lyons of Neuville
Beth Casey of Shelbyville
Kathy Casey of Shelbyville

Seven Grandchildren

Numerous other relatives

A host of friends

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

04/25/2016

James Wallace Edwards, age 85, of San Augustine, Texas passed away Thursday, April 21, 2016 at Colonial Pines Healthcare Center in San Augustine, Texas. He was born January 4, 1931.

Funeral service will be held at 1pm Saturday, April 31, 2016 at New Union Grove Baptist Church with interment at Price-Roberts Cemetery, San Augustine, Texas with Rev. Orvin Garrett, Officiating Minister.

Visitation will be held from 12:30pm until 6:30pm Friday, April 30, 2016 at Garner & Son Chapel, San Augustine, Texas.

He is survived by:

Son, Otis James Cotton of San Augustine, Texas

Daughters:
Bertha Lee Lacy (Jerry) of San Augustine, Texas
Valencia Diane Cotton of San Augustine, Texas

7 Grandchildren, 14 Great Grandchildren

Sister, Myrtle Malone of San Augustine, Texas

As well as a host of other relatives and friends.

Services are under the direction of Garner and Son Mortuary, San Augustine, Texas.

04/25/2016

Mary Ann "Mudge" Franklin Farmer was born on December 11, 1929 in Shelby County, Texas and died on April 23, 2016 in Lafayette, Louisiana at the age of 86. She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Madison Farmer, Jr., her parents, Thomas Jefferson Franklin and Martha Linda Hayes Franklin, her brother Clyde Franklin and her sister, Norma Franklin Watts.
 
She leaves to cherish her memory, her children, Tom Farmer and his wife, Lisa of Lafayette, George "Buff" Farmer of Shreveport and Brad Farmer and his wife, Michelle of Youngsville; her grandchildren, Stephen Clay Roberts and Sam Farmer of Lafayette and Andrew and Ashton Farmer of Youngsville. She is also survived by Molly Ferguson of Bartlesville, OK, Jack and Mary Watts of Arlington, TX, Tom and Linda Watts of Shreveport, LA, Bill Watts of Little Rock, AR, Bill and Fran Franklin of Houston, TX, and Charlotte Farmer of Grand Cane, LA and their families.

She and Sam lived in Shreveport until moving to Lafayette in 2005. Mary Ann was active in North Highlands United Methodist Church, Shreveport Symphony Guild, and many organizations at Northwood High School. In Lafayette, she was active at First United Methodist Church, PEO Chapter Y, and the Salvation Army Auxiliary.
 
The family requests that visitation be observed at Martin & Castille's DOWNTOWN location on Monday, April 25, 2016 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral services will be held in La Chapelle de Martin & Castille on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 10:00 AM, led by Reverend Drew Sutton and Reverend Fred Fraser.
 
Visitation will be held at Rose Neath Funeral Home in Shreveport, Louisiana (1815 Marshall Street) on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Graveside services, led by Reverend Milton Geltz, will be held at Forest Park West Cemetery (4000 Meriwether Rd. Shreveport, LA) on Wednesday, April 27, 2016.
 
Pallbearers will be Jack Watts, Tom Watts, Chuck Strickland, Clay Roberts, Sam Farmer and Andrew Farmer.
 
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made in Mrs. Farmer's name to First United Methodist Church, 703 Lee Avenue Lafayette, LA. 70501 or Hospice of Acadiana, 2600 Johnston St., Ste. 200, Lafayette, LA. 70503 or visit www.hospiceacadiana.com
 
View the obituary and guestbook online at www.mourning.com
 
Martin & Castille - DOWNTOWN, 330 St. Landry Street Lafayette, LA. 70506. 337-234-2311

04/23/2016

Mr. Odell Caraway, 91 of Timpson, passed away Thursday night, April 21, 2016 at his residence in Timpson.

Funeral service will be held Thurday, April 28, 2016 at Smith Chapel Baptist Church. Wake will be Wednesday night, April 27, 2016 from 6pm until 8pm at New Prospect Baptist Church, Timpson, Texas. Interment at Smyrna Cemetery, Timpson, Texas with Rev. Rayford Caraway officiating.

He is survived by:

Sons:
Lee Dale Caraway of Timpson
Ira James (Jessie) Caraway of Timpson
Nathan (Karen) Caraway of Timpson
Rev. Rayford (Judie) Caraway of San Augustine

Daughters:
Dorothy (Rev. Ricky R.) Cartwright of Timpson
Janice (Patrick) Garrett of Timpson
Teresa (Rev. Mario) Osby of Timpson
Shaneeta (Rev. Derrick) Rhodes of Timpson

Sister-in-law, Josie V. Roberts of Dallas

24 Grandchildren, 17 Great-grandchildren

Services under the direction of Community Funeral Home, Timpson, Texas.

04/23/2016

Betty Jo Ramsey Harbison, 84, of Nacogdoches, Texas passed away on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 in Nacogdoches, Texas.  She was born in Port Arthur, Texas on June 9, 1931, the daughter of Jacob Albert Ivy and Sarah Ella Powers Ivy.

Funeral services for Betty will take place on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson, Texas, with Chaplain Don Barron officiating.  Burial will follow at Shady Grove Cemetery.  Visitation will be on Monday from 5:00-7:00 PM at Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson, Texas.

Betty grew up in the Silas community in Shelby County.   She had many varied interests. She found great joy in cooking and baking goods for her community.  Betty enjoyed gardening, and reading in her spare time.

Betty is survived by her: 

Sons:
Wayne Lee Ramsey and wife, Valerie of Logansport, Louisiana
James Wade Ramsey of Nacogdoches, Texas

Daughters:
Vickey Ramsey of Nacogdoches, Texas
Jeannie Cruze of Garrison, Texas
Mary Amstutz of Austin, Texas

Grandchildren: Younda Dunman, Clint Ramsey, Adrian Wayne Ramsey, Gavin Clay Henderson, Lacci Jo Henderson, Jolynn Pína, Justin Lee Bates, Thomas James Ramsey, Johnathon Ramsey, Gary Sanford, Jason Bates and Joshua Bates

19 great-grandchildren

Betty was preceded in death by her parents, Jacob and Sarah Ivy; son, Barney Joe Ramsey; daughter, Mickey Sue Ramsey, and grandson, Jacob Tucker.

Serving as pallbearers for Betty will be Clint Ramsey, Glen Whittwer, Gavin Henderson, Justin Bates, Roy Dunman, and Kaleb Dunman.

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

04/22/2016

Letha Lorraine McCall, 82, of Tenaha passed away Friday, April 22, 2016 in Longview.
 
Service will be 2p.m. Monday, April 25, 2016 Mangum Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. John Whitworth officiating, burial will follow at Union Cemetery in Tenaha.
Visitation will be Monday from 10a.m. until 12:00p.m. at Mangum Funeral Home.
 
She was born April 19, 1934 in Pecos, Texas to parents, Walter & Letha (Clements) Barlow. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Tenaha.  She enjoyed fishing and crafts. In the past she was active in the Tenaha Lions Club, Kermit Bass Club and she also enjoyed the ladies sewing group at her church.
 
She is preceded in death by her parents, Walter & Letha Barlow, her husband, Herman “Hap” McCall, her brother, Edgar and her great grandson, Kiley Chaney.
 
She is survived by:

4 Children:
Howard “Butch” McCall & wife, Sharon of Lockhart
Lorraine “Sissy” Roark of Midland
Walter “Buddy” McCall & wife, Cheryl of Big Spring
Herman “Scooter” McCall, III & wife, Martha of Hallsville
 
Grandchildren:
Cynthia Meadows & husband, Patrick of Dripping Springs
Amanda White & husband, Doug of Lockhart
Howard McCall, Jr. & Rebecca of Austin
Dwight McCall & wife, Jennifer of Pflugerville
Dean Chaney of Victoria
Kala Hardy & husband, Donald Shuck of Odessa
Kyle McCall & wife, Haley of Amarillo
Shandi McCall of Orr City
Herman McCall, IV & Jasmine of Orr City
Hanna McCall of Hallsville
 
16 Great-Grandchildren

Pallbearers will be Hubert Parkman, Alex McCall, Dwight McCall,
Howard Mccall, Jr., Donald Shuck & Doug White

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

04/21/2016

Brenda Hughes Graham, 70 of Shelbyville, passed away Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at Nacogdoches Medical Center.

After attending Galena Park High School, Brenda was a homemaker and mother who dedicated all her time to her family. Brenda was well loved in the communities of Sheldon, Crosby, and Shelbyville where she spent her later years with close family members. Brenda always expressed interest and love for her children and grandchildren. She was a member of Lydia Baptist Church, Huxley, Texas.

A visitation will be held from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, Friday, April 22, 2016 at Rosewood Funeral Home, Porter, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 noon Saturday, April 23, 2016 at Rosewood Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Gene Talbot officiating. Graveside services will follow at Graham Cemetery in Latexo, Texas.

She is survived by:

Son, Todd and Glendis Graham of Porter, Texas

Daughter, Traci and Eric Oney of Crosby, Texas

Grandchildren: Cody, Brooke, Lane, Erica and Lillie

Uncle, Monk Peace of Center, Texas

Aunt, Barbara Wilson of Shelbyville, Texas.

Numerous other relatives and a host of loving friends

She was preceded in death by her Parents, Jeff and Lillie Mae Hughes of Crosby, Texas; brother and sister-in-law, Jackie and Glenda Hughes of Huxley, Texas; and her loving husband, Kenneth Graham of Crosby, Texas. 

Services are under the direction of Rosewood Funeral Home, 22271 Hwy. 59 N. at Community Dr., Porter, TX 77365

04/21/2016

Infant Jayden Javier Blanco-Basilio, 2 months old, passed away Wednesday April 20, 2016 in Longview.

Services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, April 22, 2016 at Mangum Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Jackson Cemetery in Joaquin. 

He was born March 1, 2016 in Longview.

He is survived by:

Parents: Jesus Javier Blanco & Maria Magdalena Basilio

2 Sisters:
Leslie Mishelle Blanco 
Joselyn Blanco

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

04/21/2016

Funeral services for Mr. Joey Stringer, 35, of Henderson, will be at 2:00 p.m., Friday, April 22, 2016 at Bar None Cowboy Church with Jason Taylor and Rev. Robert Fisher officiating. Interment will follow at Laneville Cemetery under the direction of Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home of Henderson.

Family will receive friends one hour before the service, Friday, April 22, 2016 at the church.

Joey passed away Wednesday, April 20, 2016 in Henderson. He was born April 16, 1981 in Houston. He worked as an EMT for Impel Ambulance Service in Longview, and was a member of Bar None Cowboy Church.

Survivors include:

Wife: Brandy Stringer of Henderson

Mother: Cindy Harris and husband Robert of Henderson

Father: Jimmie Stringer and wife Patti of Greenwood

Sisters:
Jennifer Pirtle and husband Justin of Henderson
Wrenn Pacheco of Alma, KS
Robin Harris of Lawrence, KS

Grandparents: Joe and Winola Ellis of Center

Pallbearers are Brandon Jolley, Brian Young, Jason Stringer, Michael Stringer, Clay Ellis, David Brackin, and Justin Pirtle. Honorary pallbearers are the Henderson Volunteer Fire Department, and the Pine Hill Masonic Lodge.

Condolences may be made online at www.crawfordacrim.com.

04/21/2016 
Bobbie Tom (Davis) Tamplin, 90, of Houston, TX (formerly of Huxley, TX) passed away peacefully on April 13, 2016 with loved ones at her side.

A memorial service will be held at Watson and Sons Funeral Home in Center, TX on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 11 a.m.  Visitation will be at 10 a.m. (1 hour prior to the memorial service).  Interment will follow the memorial service at Strong Cemetery in Huxley, TX.

Bobbie was born in Shelby County in East Texas on September 12, 1925 to Roy and Beatrice “Bea” Davis.  She graduated from Stephen F. Austin University and later continued her education earning a Masters of Education from University of Houston in 1955.

On June 2, 1951 she was united in marriage to Otis Brodie Tamplin.  They were married a month and a half shy of 65 years.

After marriage, Bobbie and Brodie moved to Port Neches, TX to raise a family, with son, Michael “Mike” and daughter, Jane Ann.

Bobbie was an active member and Sunday School leader at First Baptist Church in Port Neches for many years.

She made a career as a teacher for 39 years; teaching at Strong,  Huxley, and Ballard in East Texas, and Bridge City, Port Neches Elementary and Port Neches-Groves High School.

After retirement she and Brodie moved back to East Texas to live in the piney woods near Toledo Bend.  They were active members at Lydia Baptist Church while in East Texas.  In 2008 they moved to Houston to be closer to their daughter.

She is survived by husband, Brodie Tamplin; daughter, Jane Ann Burnap and son-in-law, Walt Burnap; grand-daughter, Brooke Ainsworth and her husband, Ron Ainsworth; many nieces and nephews; and many cousins, all very dear.  She is pre-deceased by son, Mike Tamplin.

The family wishes to thank her doctors and caregivers for their excellent medical care and compassion.  They also wish to thank the kind staff at The Forum Healthcare Center, and the staff and friends at The Village of Tanglewood where they resided for over 6 years.  We are also thankful for the many friends and family that have visited over the years.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the charity of your choice.

Condolences and remembrances for Bobbie Tamplin may be made online at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com

04/20/2016

Wilma Ruth Hutto, 82, entered into rest on April 19, 2016, in Nacogdoches, Texas. She was born January 10, 1934, in Powderly, Texas.

Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, April 22, 2016, at the Garrison Funeral Home.  Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, April 21, 2016, at the Garrison Funeral Home.  Burial will be held at Greenwood Cemetery in Garrison, Texas.

Surviving Family:

Daughter: Jeanne Hutto Herron and husband, Daniel

Son: Timothy Ray Hutto

Brother: E L Smith

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

Family being served by Garrison Funeral Home, Garrison, Texas

04/19/2016

Nellie Smith Frasier, 81, of Groves, died Tuesday, April 19, 2016. She was born on June 3, 1934, in Arcadia, to Josephine King Smith and John Fears Smith. 

Nellie enjoyed gardening, fishing, and being a mother to all. 

Survivors include her daughters, Sandra Breaux Chapman of Groves; Sharon Frasier Lilly and her husband, Danny, of Timpson; and Cynthia Frasier Montana of Groves; sixteen grandchildren; thirty-eight great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends. She will be especially missed by her faithful Chihuahua, Friday. 

She was preceded in death by first husband, James Ray Breaux; husband of fifty years, Captain Ted Frasier; parents, Doc and Edie Smith; sons, Farrell, Doug, and Larry Frasier; three brothers; and two sisters. 

A gathering of Mrs. Frasier’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, April 21, 2016, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. Her graveside service will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, April 22, 2016, at Pleasant Grove Cemetery, County Road 1470, Center. 

Memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Frasier’s memory to American Cancer Society, #4 Bayou Brandt, Suite B, Beaumont, Texas 77706. 

Complete and updated information may be found at: broussards1889.com. 

04/19/2016

Earl Wagstaff, 89, of Shelbyville, passed away Tuesday, April 19, 2016, in Center.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, April 21, 2016, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, April 22, 2016, at Center United Pentecostal Church with Bro. Andy Wilson officiating.  Interment will follow at Reynolds Cemetery in Shelby County.

Mr. Wagstaff was born March 30, 1927, in Shelby County, to Claude Bert Wagstaff and Lula Ogden Wagstaff.  He served in the United States Army & the United States Navy.  Mr. Wagstaff loved fishing, hunting and travelling.  

He is survived by
Wife: Louise Wagstaff of Shelbyville

Children: 
Roger Wagstaff and wife, Linda, of Shelbyville
Robert Wagstaff of Orange
Debbie Lansford and husband, Mark, of Lufkin

Grandchildren:
Justin Wagstaff and wife, Scharla
Jada Wagstaff Jones and husband, Jay
Mike Wagstaff and wife, Kristy
Chris Wagstaff and wife, Shawnee
Joseph Lansford

22 Great Grandchildren

Numerous nieces and nephews

A host of friends

Preceded in death by
Parents: Claude Bert Wagstaff and Lula Ogden Wagstaff
Brothers: Jewel Wagstaff, Elzie Wagstaff, Clarence Wagstaff, Homer Wagstaff
Sisters: Janie Reynolds, Charlcie Reynolds, June Siegler

Pallbearers will be Justin Wagstaff, Mike Wagstaff, Chris Wagstaff, Joseph Lansford, Jake Wagstaff, Cole Jones. Honorary pallbearers will be Bryar Wagstaff and Rhett Jones.

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

04/15/2016

Kenneth Earl Biggers, 61, of Center, passed away April 14, 2016 in Mexico.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 4:00 p.m., Thursday, April 21, 2016, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Rev. Karen Jones and Father Jose Luis Vidarte officiating.  Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center.

Ken Biggers was born July 15, 1954, in Center, Texas, to Earl S. Biggers and LaVerne Lee Biggers.  He and his parents lived in East Texas until moving to England in 1962.  In England, he attended USAF - DOD schools at RAF Woodbridge and then graduated from RAF Lakenheath in 1972.  During his high school career, he participated and excelled in all sports, and developed lifelong friendships, which he maintained until his death.  He attended Panola Junior College and then began his oilfield career, spending most of it outside the USA, most recently in Mexico.

Family:

He is survived by:
Sister: Mickey Wulf and husband, Fred, of Center

Nephews:
Deuce Wulf and wife, Kim, of Center
Ben Wulf and wife, Ashley, of Center

Great Nieces and Nephews:
Easton Wulf
Hudsyn Wulf
Emerson Wulf
Westin Wulf
Evyn Wulf

Step-mother:
Elizabeth Wallace Biggers

Step-brother:
Stephen Wallace and wife, Kathy

Step-Sisters:
Susan Castille and husband, Sonny
Sharon Touchette and husband, Henry

Very Special Friends:
Rosa Garcia and son, Martin
Tim and Jennifer Wulf

Preceded in death by
Parents: Earl S. Biggers and LaVerne Lee Biggers

Pallbearers will be Mike Wulf, Neilson Davis, Jack Jones, Victor Crawford, Joe Whittlesey, Brent Dance, Chance Shoop and Steve Tinkle.  Honorary pallbearers will be Wayne Hagler, Rick Campbell, and Jay Watlington.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Roughrider Scholarship Fund, PO Box 152, Center, Texas 75935 and St. Therese Catholic Church Building Fund, 717 FM 2974, Center, Texas 75935.

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

04/18/2016

Jimmy Lee Crump, 73, passed away Friday, April 15, 2016 in Carthage, Texas. He was born February 17, 1943 in Shelby County to Sam and Essie (Griffin) Crump.

Graveside service will be10:00 am, Saturday, April 23, 2016 at Blair Cemetery, Timpson, Texas. Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 pm Friday, April 22, 2016 at the Garrison Funeral Home, Garrison, Texas.

Survived by:

Wife, Martha (Hudman) Crump of Timpson, Texas

Sons:
Christopher Crump of Bartlet, TN
Chad Crump & wife Amanda of Garrison, Texas

Daughters:
Sherry Crump of Arkansas
Tammy Crump of Timpson, Texas

Sister, Gay Nell Burrows of Houston, Texas

Sister-In-Law, Betty Crump of Timpson, Texas

17 Grandchildren
2 Great-grandchildren

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

Preceded in death by:
Parents: Sam and Essie Crump
Brother: Norris Crump and Grandson Joshua Crump

Family is being served by Garrison Funeral Home, Garrison, Texas.

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