02/27/16

Funeral services for L.M. “Red” Ward, Jr., 94, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday March 1, 2016, in the Taylor Funeral Home Chapel with Reverends Justin Coburn and Darrell Owens officiating.  Interment will follow in the Corinth Cemetery.

Mr. Ward was born July 15, 1921 to Larkin M. Ward, Sr. and Lillie Mae Cook Ward.  He was a lifelong resident of Timpson having lived on the same land where he was born and went peacefully to be with his Lord and Savior on February 26, 2016.  Mr. Ward was a hard worker. He worked in the logging industry for many years before going to work for Trailmobile in Longview from which he retired.  Upon retiring, he built birdhouses and swings, sawed trees that needed to be cut and hauled them to the sawmill with his old Ford truck.  He enjoyed the outdoors and working in the woods.  Until he could no longer walk, he took care of mowing his yard, and taking care of things around his home.

Mr. Ward was a faithful Christian and attended church regularly never missing many services even when his health was failing.  He was a member of Timpson Missionary Baptist Church and for many years was a member of Corinth Missionary Baptist Church where he served as church clerk, church treasurer, song leader, and deacon.  He also served as trustee on the Timpson School Board.  

In addition to his parents, Mr. Ward was preceded in death by his wife of almost 70 years, Lucille, in 2009; sister Estelle Porterfield; a number of half brothers and sisters; and son-in-law, John Garcia.

Survivors are his daughters, Carolyn Garcia of Lufkin, Judy Rice and husband Wiley of Center, and  Glynis Ritter and husband Johnny of Carthage; grandsons, John K. Garcia of Nacogdoches, Mark Herndon and wife Leslie of Liberty, Ward Herndon and wife Sommer of Center, William Ritter and wife Calley of Tyler, and Larkin Ritter of Colorado Springs, CO; five great grand children, John Mark Herndon of Waco, Laura Beth Herndon of Clemson, SC, Tyler Herndon and Hollie Herndon of Center, and Evan Ritter of Tyler.

Pallbearers will be his grandsons, John K. Garcia, Mark Herndon, Ward Herndon, William Ritter, Larkin Ritter; great grandsons, John Mark Herndon, and Tyler Herndon.

Honorary pallbearers are Paul Bailey, Ronnie Peace, Steve Ramsey, Charlie Rhodes, James “Dickie“ Lewis, Randy Askins, Brian Yoder, Randy Graves, and Bobby Hudson.

The family will receive friends and loved ones from 6:00 – 8:00 PM on Monday evening February 29, 2016 at Taylor Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials in Mr. Ward’s memory to be given to Timpson Volunteer Fire Department, 306 Jacob St, Timpson, TX 75975 or to Corinth Cemetery Association, PO Box 507, Timpson, TX 75975.

02/27/2016

Beverly D. Morris, 75, of Houma, Louisiana, passed away Thursday, February 25, 2016, at her residence.
 
Graveside service will be held at 4:00 p.m., Saturday, February 27, 2016, at McRae Cemetery in San Augustine County, Texas with Bro. Jim Moss officiating.
 
Ms. Morris was born August 5, 1940, in Memphis, Tennessee, to N. A. Gullidge Tyler and Geraldine Cooper Tyler.  
 
She is survived by
Sons:
Robby Morris and wife, Jovi
Tim Morris and wife, Phyllis
 
Daughter:
Shannon Davis and husband, Austin
 
Grandchildren:
Drew Morris
Adrianna Morris
Mikayla Morris
Sophia Morris
Amanda Morris
Tyler Morris
Andi Davis
Laura Davis
 
Brother: Thomas Tyler
 
Preceded in death by
Husband: Charles Morris
Son: John William Morris
Parents: N. A. Gullidge Tyler and Geraldine Cooper Tyler
Brother: Kenneth Tyler
 
Pallbearers will be Tom Tyler, Robby Morris, Tim Morris, Austin Davis and Tyler Morris.
 
Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com

02/25/2016

George Daniel ‘Dan’ Furlow, age 79, of Homer, LA, passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2016, at the Claiborne Memorial Medical Center.

Visitation will be held at the First United Methodist Church of Homer, on Friday, February 26, 2016, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A graveside service and burial, under the direction of Rose-Neath Funeral Home of Homer, will be held at Strong Cemetery in Huxley, TX, with Dan’s cousin Rev. Gordon Vaughn, officiating on Saturday, February 27th at 2:00 p.m.

He was born September 14, 1936, in Huxley, TX, to Neva Green Furlow and Garland Eugene Furlow, being delivered at home by his grandmother, Mamaw Green. Dan always said his memory was so good, as he remembered the dogs barking as Mamaw came down the driveway for his delivery.

He graduated from Strong High School and immediately began working as a pipeline welder until the 1960’s. He moved his family to Haynesville, LA, in 1971, and worked for Gene Goodwin until he developed his own welding business, Furlow Welding. He enjoyed many days on oilrigs and had many funny stories about those who knew him.

He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, Bob & Evie Green, Sudie & Frank Furlow, and two baby girls, Dana & Danette Furlow. He is also preceded in death by two brothers, Carl Furlow of Temple, TX and Buck Furlow of Keithville, a sister, Nell Jobe of Shreveport, and a niece, Patty Procell of Shreveport.

He is survived by his two sons, Mark Furlow, wife Candee, and their children Allee, Alex, and Garrett of Haynesville, Danny Furlow, also of Haynesville, Dan’s wife of 27 years, Virginia Furlow of Homer, and the mother of his children, Hilda Rogers Furlow of Haynesville. He is also survived by his two step daughters, Karen Bailey Lee and husband Butch of Homer, and Kim Bailey Barnette of Baton Rouge, and their children and grandchildren, Dusty Williams, husband Jared, and their son Bailey, Jenna Thompson, husband Shane, and their son Jack-Hutson, and Lindy Lee, and finance’ Aaron Dressel, along with a special niece, Sherri Bower of Robeline, LA.

Pall bearers to serve graveside will be Sammy Furlow, Mike Furlow, Thomas Furlow, Rodney Harvey, Johnny Howell Harvey, and O.L. Hendricks.

Memorials may be made to Claiborne Academy, 6741 Hwy 79, Haynesville, LA 71038, Strong Cemetery, or the donor’s choice.

The family would like to extent a special thanks to Dr.’s D. K, Mark, Scott and Maria Haynes, as well as the nurses and staff of Claiborne Memorial Medical Center.

02/24/2016

Mildred Louise Bryan, 82 of Mt. Pleasant, Texas, died Sunday, February 21, 2016 in Tyler, Texas.

Funeral Services will be will be at 1:00 P.M., Saturday, February 27, 2016 at   the St. John Missionary Baptist Church, Tenaha, Texas, with   Rev. Chandler Pettis, Pastor, Officiating. Burial will follow at St. John Cemetery, Tenaha, Texas.

Mrs. Bryan will lie in state at the funeral home on Friday, February 26, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00p.m. with formal visitation with the family from 7:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. Final viewing for Mrs. Bryant will be on Saturday, February 27, 2016,  at the church from 12:00 P.M. to 1:00P.M.  after that hour the casket will be closed.

Mrs. Bryan was born July 3, 1933 in Tenaha, Texas to M.C. and Lurline (Reed) Bussey. She is a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School, Tenaha, Texas; Prarie View A&M University, Prarieview, Texas; and East Texas State University, Commerce, Texas.

She was a member of the St. John Missionary Baptist Church, Tenaha, Texas, where she served as Church secretary. She was the secretary for the East Texas Bethel Association. Mrs. Bryan was a retired teacher from the Mt. Pleasant Independent School District after 53 years of service.  She worked several years as a Librarian in Carthage ISD and also worked at Booker T. Washington School in Mt. Pleasant.

She is survived by:

Daughters:
Felice Bryan of Mt. Pleasant, Texas
Demetria Bryan of Dallas, Texas
Lemetria Bryan of Dallas, Texas

Granddaughter: Rianna Jeffery of Mt. Pleasant, Texas

Sister(s): Virginia Bussey of Mt. Pleasant, Texas

Brothers:
Kenneth Dale Bussey of Dallas, Texas
Mitchell Bussey of San Diego, CA
Perry Bussey of Dallas, Texas

Niece:  Cassandra Bering of Ft. Worth, Texas

Nephews:
Aaron Roberts of Kansas City, MO
Joseph Bering of Houston, Texas

God grandchildren; a special cousin Jean Roland of Tenaha, Texas; and a host of cousins, other relatives and friends

Preceded in death by: her parents, her husband Robert Bryan, her sister Joann Bering

Services are under the direction of Tumey Mortuary, Mt. Pleasant, Texas. Online Condolences at www.tumeymortuary.com

02/23/2016

Mrs. Sammie Lee Caraway of Timpson, TX passed away Thursday, Feb 18th, at her place of residence in Timpson. 

Services will be Saturday Feb 27th at 11:00am at First Assembly of God in Timpson, TX. Wake will be from 6pm to 8pm, Friday night at New Prospect Baptist Church in Timpson, TX.  Interment will be at Timpson Cemetery officiated by Pastor Rayford Caraway 

Survived by :
Husband - Odell Caraway of Timpson, TX. 

Daughters - Shanetta and Rev. Derrick Rhodes of Timpson, TX, Teresa and Rev. Mario Osby of Timpson, TX, Dorothy and Rev. Ricky R. Cartwright of Timpson, TX, and Janice and Patrick Garrett of Timpson, TX.

Sons - Lee Dale Caraway of Timpson, TX, Ira James and Jessie Caraway of Timpson, TX, Nathan and Karen Caraway of Timpson, TX, and Rev. Rayford and Judie Caraway of San Augustine, TX. 

Sister-in-Law - Josie V. Roberts of Dallas, TX

A host of Grandchildren and Great Grand 

02/23/2016

Roselynn Virginia Whitteck, 2, passed away Wednesday, February 17, 2016, at her residence.

Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, February 25, 2016, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Interment will follow at Lone Cedar Cemetery in Shelby County.

Roselyn was born November 7, 2013, in Nacogdoches, to Jesse Dawayne Whitteck Sr. and Raven Belinda Reynolds Whitteck.

She is survived by
Parents: Jesse Dawayne Whitteck Sr. and Raven Belinda Reynolds Whitteck of Joaquin

Brother: Jesse Dawayne Whitteck Jr. of Joaquin

Grandparents:
Henry & Helen Villalobos of Joaquin
Cheryl Foley & Earl Dunn of Joaquin

Mother of Raven: Rebecca Reynolds

Great Grandfather: John Shepherd of Newton

Uncle: Stoney Alen Rice and wife, Amy, of Joaquin

Great Aunt: LaDonna Smith and husband, Mike, of Newton

Cousins:
Chase Rice of Joaquin
Damian Rice of Joaquin
Malori Belrose of Joaquin
Kathy Foley of Joaquin
Logan Foley of Joaquin
Kindle Foley of Joaquin

Second Cousins:
Kasey Smith of Newton
Stevie Shockley of Newton

Preceded in death by
Grandfather: Stacy Reynolds
Great Grandmother: Lela Garrigus

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

02/23/2016

Bill Kent, 76, of Center, passed away Monday, February 22, 2016, in Center.

Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Thursday, February 25, 2016, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, February 26, 2016, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Hollis Bass officiating.  Interment will follow at Blackjack Cemetery in Martinsville.

Mr. Kent was born December 4, 1939, in Rising Star, to Bert Kent and Ada Florence Kent.  He was a member of VFW Post #8904, where he had 100 hours of community service, Sam Samford Masonic Lodge #149 and Old Home Baptist Church.  He enjoyed reading his Bible, going to lodge, exercising and spending time with his family.

He is survived by
Wife: Minnie Sue Kent of Center

Daughters:
Sherri Addison of Center
Michelle Scarber of Nacogdoches

Grandchildren:
Christy Allen and husband, William, of San Augustine
Karen Whitehead and husband, Joey, of Bremerton, Washington
Sammy Addison Jr. and wife, Carrie, of San Augustine
Amanda Scarber of Nacogdoches

Great Grandchildren:
Haven Allen of San Augustine
Payton Ray Allen of San Augustine
Connor Whitehead of Bremerton, Washington
Paisley Whitehead of Bremerton, Washington
Kimberly Addison of San Augustine
Jessica Addison of San Augustine
Zachery Addison of San Augustine
Alex Griffin of Pineland

Preceded in death by
Parents: Bert Kent and Ada Florence Kent
Brothers: Bert Ray Kent, Leroy Kent
Sisters: Ida Sue Kent, Twyla Wallace

Pallbearers will be members of Sam Samford Masonic Lodge #149 and VFW Post #8904.  Honorary pallbearers will be William Allen and Sammy Addison Jr.

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

02/23/2016

James Travis Trayvonte Jordan, age 20, of San Augustine, Texas passed away Monday, February 1, 5 2016 during a fatal automobile and ATV accident in San Augustine, Texas.

Funeral service will be held Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 1pm at New Hope Baptist Church with interment at New Hope Cemetery with Rev. George Simon officiating.

Visitation will be held on the day of the service from 8:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at Garner & Son Chapel.

Survived by:

Parents: Mr. James & Mrs. DeShanna Holmes of San Augustine, Texas

Grand Parents:
Mrs. Mary Holmes Smith (Ricky) of San Augustine, Texas
Mrs. Jordan King of Many, LA
Mr. James Hart of San Augustine, Texas

Son, James Jordan Jr. of San Augustine, Texas

Daughter, Madison Tramp

Brothers:
Triston Jordan of San Augustine, Texas
Jamarious Washington of Mansfield, LA

Sisters:
Dejernel Jordan of Beaumont, Texas
Emily Holmes

As well as a host of other relatives and friends.

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

02/23/2016

Eugenia (Jean) Carroll Fuller, 98, of Martinsville, Texas, was born to Edward Jack Carroll and Alice (Rhodes) Carroll, September 18, 1917 in Shelby County, she died February 22, 2016 in Garrison, Texas

Graveside service will be 2:00 pm, Thursday, February 25, 2016, at Martinsville Cemetery in Martinsville, Texas.

Survivors:

Son: Morris Ray Fuller

Grandchildren: James Craig Fuller, Darla Lynn Fuller Compton, Melissa Lin Fuller Stafford, Chanda Paige Fuller Leak

Great-Grandchildren: Andrew Mark Fuller, Bethany Lee Fuller, Denver Moore Fuller, Haley Courtney Compton Allen, Clancey Ray O’Neil Compton, Clayton Dempsey Compton, Cy Aaron Compton, Emma Carroll Liesmann, Jackson Barrett Fuller Stafford, Daniel Connor Smith, Cassidy Page Evans

Great-Great-Grandchildren: Izzabella Kate Compton, Brystol Rae Compton, Braxton Clay Compton, Grayson Matthew Allen, Caroline Ann Fuller, Aubree Hope Calico

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

02/22/2016

Edith Maurine Windham, 67, of Center, passed away Sunday, February 21, 2016, at UT Health Center Northeast, in Tyler.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 24, 2016, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, February 25, 2016, at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in Shelbyville.  Interment will follow at White Rock Cemetery in Shelby County.

Mrs. Windham was born October 10, 1948, in Center, to Doyce A. Green and Annie Lucille Williams Green.  She loved sewing, gardening and spending time with her church family. Mrs. Windham was a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in Shelbyville.

She is survived by
Husband of almost 49 years, whom she loved very much: Roger Dale Windham of Center

Daughter: Angela Waller and husband, Bobby, of Center

Son: Max Windham and wife, Tracy, of Center

Grandchildren:
Erica Waller Berry and husband, Robert of Center
Cody Porter and Rebekah of Center
Dillon Porter of Center
JoAnna Waller of Center
Clayton Waller of Center

12 Great Grandchildren

Grandson-in-law: Michael Neuwirth and wife, Lauren Elise, of Center

Brother: Buck Green and wife, Kay, of Center

Aunts:
Mary and Joe Swagger of Beaumont
Jean Windham of Center

Stepbrother: Danny Windham and wife, Vonda, of Nacogdoches

Stepsisters:
Connie Fletcher
Cathy Lee
Debbie Sims
Patricia Bush
Donna Penny

Sisters-in-law:
Jerelyn Richards
Charlotte Hughes
Delores Windham
Donna Windham

Numerous other family members, church family and friends

Special Niece: Anita Killey

Special Friends:
Linda Hutto
Linda Noble
Linda Ceal Brown
Floye Parker

Preceded in death by
Parents: Doyce A. Green and Annie Lucille Williams Green
Stepfather: Dan Windham
Children: Joseph Windham; Sheila Windham Jones
Granddaughter: Heather Waller Neuwirth
Special Sister-in-law: Louise Windham

Pallbearers will be Cody Porter, Dillon Porter, Clayton Waller, Thomas Green Jr., Johnny Mac Windham and Robert Bright.

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

02/21/2016

Carolyn Sue Fenley, 75, of Center, passed away Saturday, February 20, 2016, in Center.

Graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 24, 2016, at Mt. Herman Cemetery in Shelby County with Bro. Steve Noble officiating.  

Ms. Fenley was born August 24, 1940, in West Texas, to Winfred Luman and Edna Adkison Luman.  She loved reading, working crossword puzzles, embroidering, and cooking.  

She is survived by
Sons:
Mike Fenley of Center
Marty Fenley of Center

Daughter: Brenda Darlene Hyde of Lindale

Grandchildren:
Krystal Fenley
Kevin Fenley
Chasidy Murray
Brandie Hyde
Amber Hyde

Brothers:
Billy Akridge and wife, Jan, of Center
Gene Akridge and wife, Zandra, of Center

Sister: Susan Toomer and husband, Jimmy, of Center

Preceded in death by
Husband: Ira Fenley
Daughter: Krystal Fenley
Son: Jimmy FenleyParents: Bill and Edna Adkison Akridge; Winfred Luman
Brothers: Jim Bo Akridge, Benny Jo Akridge, Danny Akridge
Sister: Joyce Marie Chandler
Great Grandmother: Fannie Mae Adkison

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

02/21/2016

Betty Pridgen Dean, 85, of Joaquin, passed away Sunday, February 21, 2016, at her residence.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday, February 22, 2016, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, February 23, 2016, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Paul Silvey and Bro. Roy Johnson officiating.  Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center.

Mrs. Dean was born March 6, 1930, in Haslam, to Claude Pridgen and Lurline Glaze Pridgen.  Her hobbies included cooking and sewing.  She loved her grandchildren and enjoyed watching Aggie football.

She is survived by
Daughter: Beverly Jousan and husband, Frank, of Joaquin

Son: Rodney Dean and wife, Gearline, of Joaquin

Grandchildren:
Dean Jousan and wife, Heather, of Pontotoc, Mississippi
Jeff Dean and wife, Ashley, of Joaquin
Mark Jousan and wife, Kristin, of Center
Brian Dean of Joaquin

Great Grandchildren:
Dylan Dean
Alaina Dean
Landree Jousan
Keagan Jousan
Luke Jousan
Webb Jousan

Sister: Barbara Coulter and husband, Jim, of Joaquin

Brothers:
Bill Pridgen of Joaquin
Richard Pridgen and wife, Sue, of Joaquin
Johnny Pridgen and wife, Barbara, of Joaquin

Uncle: Delvin Connell of Cut Off, Louisiana

Numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends

Preceded in death by
Parents: Claude Pridgen and Lurline Glaze Pridgen
Husband: C. Webb Dean
Sister-in-law: Jane Pridgen
Sister-in-law & Brother-in-law: Harold and Aileen Springer
Aunt: Mary Connell

Pallbearers will be Dean Jousan, Jeff Dean, Mark Jousan, Brian Dean, Edward Springer, Steve Cockrell, Roger Balkcom, Billy Mack Wilson.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be sent to First Baptist Church, PO Box 948, Joaquin, Texas 75954.

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

02/20/2016

Cecily Devon Jacobs McMahon, 25, of Shelbyville, passed away Friday, February 19, 2016, in Center.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 23, 2016, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, February 24, 2016, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Jim Jacobs and Bro. Steven Berry officiating.  Interment will follow at West Hamilton Cemetery in Shelby County.

Cecily was born August 7, 1990, in Nacogdoches, to Tim Jacobs and Gina Berry Jacobs.  She was an avid outdoorswoman and loved to spend time with her son, Ruger.

She is survived by

Son: Ruger McMahon of Shelbyville

Husband: Matthew McMahon of Shelbyville

Mother: Gina Jacobs of Shelbyville

Father: Tim Jacobs and wife, Sonia, of Joaquin

Grandparents: 
Gene and Charlene Berry of Shelbyville
Kathy Jacobs of Center

Step-brother: Blaine Bailey

Brothers-in-law:
Patrick McMahon and wife, Morghan, of Timpson
Morgan McMahon of Timpson

Sister-in-law:
Andrea McMahon of Timpson

Father-in-law and Mother-in-law:
Pat and Eugene McMahon of Timpson

Aunts & Uncles:
Kim Adams and husband, William, of Shelbyville
Steven Berry and wife, Kelly, of Shelbyville
Jim Jacobs and wife, Michelle, of Center
Dewayne Jacobs and wife, Ashlie, of Shelbyville

Cousins:
Samantha and Kyle Steptoe
Easton Steptoe
Anistyn Steptoe
Tyler Adams 
Brooklyn Adams
Wesley Berry
Hunter Berry
Lexi Berry
Mhegan Jacobs
Bryon Jacobs
Preston Jacobs
Presley Jacobs

Numerous aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends

Special Friend: Jasa Rodgers

Preceded in death by
Grandfather: Jimmy H. Jacobs
Cousin: Emilye Adams

Pallbearers will be Patrick McMahon, Morgan McMahon, Kyle Steptoe, Tyler Adams, Shannon Metcalf and Stephen Watson.  Honorary pallbearer will be Bryon Jacobs.

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

02/19/2016

Patricia Ann Adkison, 53, of Logansport, LA, passed away Thursday, February 18, 2016 in Shreveport, LA.

Services will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, February 21, 2016 at Mangum Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Mark Woolfe officiating. Burial will follow at Smith Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday February 20, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Mangum Funeral Home. 

She was born December 9, 1962 in Shelby County to Johnnie and Carolyn Ann (Cagle) Braxton. She worked for Logansport and Stanley Schools in the Cafeteria.

She is preceded in death by her Parents, Johnnie & Ann Braxton, Brother, Johnny Lynn Braxton, Grandparents, Marion Thomas & Katherine Braxton and Uncle, Jim Braxton.

She is survived by:
Husband:
David Adkison of Logansport
2 Daughters: Ashely Adkison of Logansport
Christina Adkison of Logansport
Brother:
Thomas Glenn Braxton & wife, Kelly Jean of Center
Nieces & Nephew: Annie Jo Jones & husband, Brant of Longview
Carol Braxton of Logansport
T.J. Braxton of Joaquin
Great Nieces & Nephews:
Katelynn, Trenton, Alyssa, Sean, Noah & Kaysen 
Pallbearers:
Randy Dennis, Johnny Brittain, Jack Brittain,
Bro. Robert Remedies, Shannon Lansford & James Thompson
Honorary Pallbearer:
Huey Green

02/19/2016

Cola Mae Schoubroek, 96, of Joaquin, went home to Jesus on Thursday, February 18, 2016, in Nacogdoches.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday, February 19, 2016, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, February 20, 2016, at Sardis Methodist Church with Melba Rodgers officiating. Interment will follow at Sardis Cemetery in Center.

Ms. Schoubroek was born January 18, 1920, in Shelby County to Sam Davis and Losie Folwer Davis.  

She is survived by
Daughters:
Leona Gonzalez of Center
Barbara Cheshire and husband, Johnny, of Timpson
Christine Schoubroek and fiancé, Dave Fisher, of Nacogdoches
Judie Shields of Center

Special Daughter: Debbie Schoubroek

Son: Kenneth Schoubroek and wife, Wendy, of Lufkin

Grandchildren:
Sandy Faulkner and husband, Keith, of Cleveland
Linda Wilburn of Cleveland
Ronnie Wilburn and wife, Mary, of Cleveland
Billy Ray Samford of Nacogdoches
Garry Samford of Nacogdoches
Mary Hutto and husband, Ray, of Timpson
David Glenn Samford of Tenaha
Jerry Paul Samford of Nacogdoches
James Samford and wife, Debbie, of Nacogdoches
Kenny Allen Schoubroek of Stanley, Louisiana
Kenny Dewayne Schoubroek of Lufkin
Regina Schoubroek of Nacogdoches
Deborah Schoubroek of Joaquin
Stacy Schoubroek of Houston
Nicole McSwain and husband, Cecil, of Center
Roscoe Rhone and wife, Alison, of Center
Johnny Cheshire and wife, Valerie, of Timpson
Nathan Cheshire of Center
Vicky Vuevas and husband, Emanuel, of Timpson
James Cheshire and wife, Geena, of Shelbyville
Paula Dye and husband, Butch, of Nacogdoches
Candy Stanley of Nacogdoches
Gene Earl Shields of Illinois
Karen Harvey and husband, Kevin, of Center

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

Special Friends:
Melba Rodgers
Crystal Berg

Preceded in death by
Husband: Odus Earl Schoubroek
Daughter: Jerri Wilburn, Lillie Schoubroek
Granddaughter: Tina Stanley
Sons: Eugene Schoubroek, David Schoubroek
Daughter-in-law: Louise Schoubroek
Sons-in-law: Gene Ray Shields, Billy Samford, Walter Wilburn
Parents: Sam Davis and Losie Folwer Davis
Brothers: Sam Davis Jr., Eddie Davis, Shorty Davis, Monk Davis
Sisters: Clara Bell Askew, Angie Loraine Jones

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

02/18/2016

Edward Cook, age 74, of Geneva, Texas, passed away Monday, February 15, 2016 at his home in Geneva, Texas.
 
Funeral service will be held at 1pm on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at County Line Baptist Church with interment at Gasby New Zion Cemetery with Rev. Gaylon Taylor, officiating. Visitation will take place the day of the service from 8:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at Garner & Son Chapel and from 11:00 a.m. until Service time at County Line Baptist Church.  Final Viewing will be at the beginning of the Service.

He is survived by:

Sons:
Charles Cook of Geneva, Texas
Michel Cook (Tasha Bratchett) of Geneva, Texas
Tyrone Cook (Judy) of Galveston, Texas
Edward Cook, Jr. (Laketra) of Nacogdoches, Texas

6 Grandchildren

5 Sisters:
Cora Pearl White (Linson) of East Liberty, Texas
Lue Willie Rolle (Richard) of Lufkin, Texas
Mary Reed (Leroy) of Bellwood, ILL.
Everteen Dade (Fred) of San Augustine, Texas
Rachel Cook Roquemore (Richard) of Houston, Texas

And a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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

02/18/2016

Sam Livingston was born March 2, 1935 in Shelby County to Levis Montgomery Livingston and Della Abbott Livingston he died February 18, 2016 in Nacogdoches, Texas.

Funeral Service will be Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 2:00pm at the Garrison Funeral Home, Garrison, Texas. Burial will follow at Bethel Cemetery in Appleby, Texas.

Visitation will be Friday, February 19, 2016 at the Garrison Funeral Home 6:00 to 8:00 pm.

Survivors:

Sons:
Jeff Livingston of Nacogdoches, Texas
Brad Livingston and wife Melissa of Nacogdoches, Texas

Daughter: Lisa Livingston Owens of Nacogdoches, Texas

Sisters:
Linda Clifton & husband Sammy of Nacogdoches, Texas
Joy Jones & husband Sammy of Shelbyville, Texas
Diane Jones of Center, Texas
Pauline Brittain of New Mexico
Faye (Sis) Fleming of Houston, Texas
Adelle Livingston of Center

Brother: Bill Livingston & wife Dora Jean of Center, Texas

11 Grandchildren and 5 Great-Grandchildren

Preceded in death by parents
Sisters: Patricia (Pat) Shroyer, Ima Jean Bush, Olga Adans
Brothers: Aubra Livingston, Audra Livingston, Jim Livingston

Services are under the direction of Garrison Funeral Home, Garrison, Texas.

02/18/2016

Jimmie Sue Robinett Murdock, 64, of Center, passed away Thursday, February 18, 2016 at Green Acres Nursing Home.

Services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 20, 2016 at Mangum Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Carl Smith and Bro. Gordon Vaughn officiating. Burial will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be Friday, February 19, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Mangum Funeral Home.

She was born May 24, 1951 in Hobbs, NM. She was a member of First Baptist Church Center.

She is preceded in death by her Grandparents, Special Aunt, Carol Williams and Uncle, Billy McNesse.

She is survived by:

Parents:
Harry & Sue Murdock of Center

Father:
Jimmy Robinett

Her Special Baby Doll:
Patti

Sister:
Tina Parker & husband, Kenneth of Joaquin

Brother:
Harry Lee Murdock, Jr. & wife, Kristen of Bridge City

Nieces & Nephew:
Kelli Harris & husband, Adam of Springhill, LA
Kim Masters & Greg Scott of Nacogdoches
Kristen Masters of Center
Mackenzie, Matthew, Claudia & Savanah Murdock

Great-Nieces & Nephews:
Lauren, Tatum & Aspen Harris
Mallory Whiteside, Coy Scott & Victoria Masters

Numerous Special Aunts & Uncles

Special Nurse, Cathy Lee & the Staff of Green Acres Nursing Home

Pallbearers:
Ron Baker, Kenneth Parker, Austin Williams, Matthew Murdock, Charles Barr & Steve Barr

Honorary Pallbearer:
Tim Anderson

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

02/17/2016

J. Buford Estes, 85, of Leesville, Louisiana, formerly of Joaquin, passed away Wednesday, February 17, 2016, at his son’s residence.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday, February 19, 2016, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 20, 2016, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Mike Oliver and Bro. Brady Vaughn officiating.  Interment will follow at Jackson Cemetery in Joaquin.

Mr. Estes was born October 15, 1930, in Paxton, to Francis E. Estes and Sadie Myers Estes.  He served in the United States Army.  Mr. Estes was a retired truck driver, an avid 42 player and a member of Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church in Joaquin.

He is survived by
Son: J.B. Estes and wife, Jennifer, of Leesville, Louisiana

Daughter: Linda Worley of Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Grandchildren:
Melissa Estes of Leesville, Louisiana
Justin Worley of Talihina, Oklahoma

Sister: Verna Murdock of Martinsville

Brother: Elzie Estes

Numerous other relatives

Preceded in death by
Sons: Reuben L. Estes, Wayne Estes
Parents: Francis E. Estes and Sadie Myers Estes
Brothers: Raymond Estes, Henry Dalton Myers, Curtis Estes, Tommy Estes
Granddaughter: Lindsay Worley

Pallbearers will be Davis Brittain, Tim Hass, Rex Hass, Justin Worley, Sam Garner and Fuzz Raybon.


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

 

02/16/2016

Mrs. Thelma Henderson, 100, of Timpson, TX. passed away Friday, February 12, 2016 at Holiday Nursing Home in Center, TX.

Services will be 1pm Saturday, February 20, 2016 at Mt. Gillion Baptist Church in Center, TX. A wake will be held Friday, February 19, 2016 from 6pm to 8pm Mt. Gillion Baptist Church. Interment will be at Mt. Gillion Cemetery in Center, TX. with Rev. R.L. Cotton officiating.

Mrs. Thelma Henderson is survived by:

Son: Troy (Wendy) Wallace of TImpson, TX.

Granddaughters:
Alexus Wallace of Timpson, TX.
Tahlia Wallace of Timpson, TX.

Brother: Milton Horton, Sr. of Timpson, TX.

Sister-in-law: Carrie Horton of Timpson, TX.

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