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Nelda Weatherly Mitchell


 

Nelda Weatherly Mitchell, 78, of Lufkin, passed away Sunday, May 28, 2017 in Lufkin.
 
Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, June 1, 2017, at Garrison Funeral Home in Garrison.
 
Mrs. Mitchell was born August 22, 1938, in Nacogdoches, to Vernon Weatherly and Reba Cook Weatherly.  She was a member of Timber Creek Church in Lufkin. She retired from Atkinson Candy Company.
 
She is survived by
Husband: Robby Lee Mitchell of Lufkin
 
Son: Bradley Lee Mitchell and wife, Lanette, of Lufkin
 
Granddaughter: Zoe Mitchell of Lufkin
 
Brothers and Sisters:
Lavene Watkins of Seven Points
Gwen Wilkerson of Lufkin
Oneta Mire of Ragley, Louisiana
Ronald Weatherly of Lufkin
Donald Weatherly of Center
 
Numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends
 
Services are under the direction of Garrison Funeral Home in Garrison, Texas.
 

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Micahel Cranford


 
57 Year old Mr. Micahel Cranford Sr. of Center passed away on Wednesday 24th at East Texas Medical Center in Tyler.  Services are pending.
 
 

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Billy Westbrook


 

Billy was born July 14, 1968 to Raymond “T Mo” Westbrook and Martha Lynn “Ware” Westbrook in Carthage, Texas. He entered into rest on May 24, 2017 in Garrison, Texas.
 
Services will be 12 Noon, Saturday, May 27, 2017 at the Garrison Funeral Home, Garrison, Texas. Burial will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Nacogdoches, Texas. Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 pm, Friday, May 26, 2017 at Garrison Funeral Home.
 
Billy was very active in his church and enjoyed working with the youth. He was also a member of the Garrison Fire Department for many years.
Survivors:
Wife: Iris April Westbrook of Garrison, Texas
 
Daughter:  Tabitha Loretta Smelley of Garrison, Texas         
 
Sons: Seth Wade Westbrook of OK.    
 
Brother:  Raymond “Bubba” Westbrook of Garrison, Texas
Numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, nephews and a host of friends
 
Preceded in death by parents; Raymond “T MO” and Martha Lynn Westbrook
Daughter: Janice Lynn Smelley
Brother: Bo Jo Westbrook
Mother-In-Law: Hazel McBride Winfrey
 
 
 

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Carl Cornelius Johnson


 

 
Mr. Carl Cornelius Johnson 70 of Center passed away on Wednesday at Nacogdoches Medical Center.  Services will be held on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at the Community Funeral Home Chapel of Center, TX.  Interment will follow at the West View Cemetery of Center.  Rev. Wilbert Simmons will be officiating.
 
He is Survived by:
 
Wife - Mary Louise Johnson of Center
 
2 Daughters - Terdena (Ricky) Daniels, Cheryl Johnson both of Center
 
1 Son Charles (Shalley) Standley of Center
 
5 Brothers - Tommy Johnson, Bobby (Della) Johnson, Glenn (Debra) Johnson, Robert Lynn (Emma) Johnson all of Center, Charles Johnson of Dallas
 
6 Grandchildren
 
10 Great Grandchildren
 
1 Uncle - Kent Jones of Center 

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Cynthia Ann Tate


 

 

 

 

Cynthia Ann Tate, 57, of Timpson, Texas, passed away on May 19, 2017 at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas surrounded by her loving husband and close family.  She peacefully left this world to enter the gates of Heaven to be with Jesus Christ her Lord and Savior.  She was born on November 8, 1959 in Mt. Clemens, Michigan to Robert Norbert and Mary (Misiak) Korzeniewski. Visitation will be on Monday, May 22, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Taylor Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 10:00 AM at Corinth Missionary Baptist Church, FM 1970N, Timpson, Texas with Bro. Mike Fodge and Carroll Jones officiating. Interment will be at 2PM at Rosewood Park Cemetery, 1884 FM 1844, Longview, Texas 75605. 
 
Cynthia Ann was a very loyal and dedicated wife.  Cynthia dearly loved her husband, Timothy, and her family.  She was a very proud employee of the United States Postal Service.  She thoroughly enjoyed serving her customers throughout the many years she delivered mail as a Rural Carrier.  Cynthia was a devout Christian woman and an active member of Corinth Missionary Baptist Church in Timpson, Texas.  She always showed the upmost genuine love for all her family, community, neighbors, and friends.    She continued to wear a smile throughout her journeys in life.
 
Cynthia is preceded in death by her father, Robert Korzeniewski and brother, Norbert Korzeniewski.  
 
Cynthia is survived by her loving husband of 38 years, Timothy Tate of Timpson, Texas; mother, Mary Korzeniewski  of Longview, Texas; mother-in law, Annie Ruth Tate of Timpson, Texas;  siblings, Valerie Kroiss and husband Doug of Dallas, Texas, Robin Knowles of Longview, Texas, Kim Butterfield and husband Bruce of Sherman, Texas, Kevin Korzeniewski of Gilmer, Texas, Rene Korzeniewski and fiancĂ„— Conrad Lux of Dallas, Texas, Maevine Pugh and husband Charles of McKinney, Texas; sister-in-law, Becky Knepp; 6 nieces and 8 nephews; 5 great-nephews and 4 great-nieces; aunts, Grace Rabine and Aurelia Sexton of Michigan; and a host of family and friends.  
  
Pallbearers are Emmitt Harvey, Justin Timmons, Larry Ramsey, Conner Timmons, James Ramsey, and Cody Ramsey.  
 
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.
 

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Robert Glen Fountain


 
Funeral service for Mr. Robert Glen Fountain, (67) formally of Center, now of Baytown, Texas, will be Saturday, May 20 at 11:00am at Mt Zion CME Church (921 Martin Luther King Dr. Center, Texas) Mr. Fountain died Sunday, May 14, 2017.   Pastor Marlin Cloudy will be officiating. 
 
Mr. Fountain is survived by:
 
Children:  Naenya Fountain, Garrett (Kendrick “Mann”), Yatasca London (Arnold), Robert Fountain II, NaShawn Fountain, Ena Fountain, Jones (Thomas-deceased), Robert Cartwright, Jacovian Fountain and Dekeith Johnson. 
 
Grandchildren:  Jordan Anderson, Alicia Jones and Trenton Jones
 
Great-Grandchildren:  Alijah Boney
 
Sister:  Wilma Mock (John)
 
Special Cousin: Vicki Barnes
 
Special Friend:  Margaret Goodwin
             
 
Visitation:  Friday, May 19, 2017, Hicks Chapel from the hours of 6:00pm-8:00pm
 
Committal:  Westview Cemetery in Center, Texas 
 
Repass:  Jessie’s Depot near Perry Sampson Park in Center, Texas 
 
 
Services entrusted to Hicks Mortuary 804 Martin Luther King Drive, Center, Texas 
 
 
 
 

 

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Thomas Cortez Trussel


 

Thomas Cortez Trussell, age 75 of Huxley passed away Monday May 15, 2017 in Huxley as a result of an accident.
 
Services are pending at this time.
 
He was born April 7, 1942 in Washington, D.C. to parents Leon Trussell & Adele Kathleen (Steed) Trussell.
 
He served in the U.S. Army where he was a Lt. Col. After retiring and moving to Shelby County, he worked at Wulf Outdoor Sports for several years in the fishing department. He was attending Lydia Missionary Baptist Church in Huxley.
 
Additional information will be announced at a later time.
 
 

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Mary Lou Paddie Deville


 

Mary Lou Paddie Deville, 88, of Center, passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2017, in Nacogdoches.
 
Graveside service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Jackson Cemetery in Joaquin.  Visitation will be held prior to the service at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center, beginning at 2:00 p.m.
 
Mrs. Deville was born April 24, 1929, in Mansfield, Louisiana, to Lew Ebarb and Rosa Line Ebarb.  She was a member of St. Therese Catholic Church in Center.
 
She is survived by
Children: 
Betty Williams of White House
Billy Paddie of Center
Bobby Paddie of Center
Benny Paddie of Tatum
Bonny Paddie Reed of Center
 
Brother: T.J. Ebarb of Beaumont
 
Numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends
 
Preceded in death by
Husband: Eli Paddie
Husband: Emar Deville
Parents: Lew Ebarb and Rosa Line Paddie Ebarb
Daughter-in-law: Kimber Paddie
 
Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
 
 
 

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Julious Ellis Windham


 

 

 

 

 

 

Julious Ellis Windham, 89, of Bossier City, Louisiana, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 28, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee after a brief illness.
 
Funeral services with full Military and Masonic honors will be held at 12:00 noon, Saturday, May 20th, 2017 at Watson and Sons Funeral Home in Center, Texas with Bro. Pat Windham officiating. A visitation will be held prior to the service beginning at 10:00am.
 
Mr. Windham was born March 17, 1928 in Center, Texas to Nancy (Nannie) Seago Windham and Ellis Windham. He served in our country’s military, both in the US Navy and the US Air Force, where he retired after 26 years of service. After retiring from the military, he was employed by Fitzgerald’s Mechanical Contractors in Shreveport, Louisiana for 25 years.  Mr. Windham has volunteered at Barksdale Air Force Base refill pharmacy for the past 12 years. He was a 60 year member of the Joaquin Masonic Lodge. 
 
He is survived by:
 
Daughter: Linda Windham Nein of Brentwood, Tennessee
Dr. Alexander G. Nein of Brentwood, Tennessee
 
Grandchildren:
Erika Windham Farris and husband, Kennie, of Bossier City, Louisiana
Matthew Alexander Nein of Huntsville, Alabama
Nicholas Alexander Nein of Brentwood, Tennessee
 
Great Grandchildren:
Ayame Michelle Farris of Bossier City, Louisiana
Kylie Rei Farris of Bossier City, Louisiana
 
Numerous nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends
 
Preceded in death by:
His Wife of 67 years, Thelma Laverne Bailey Windham
Parents: Nancy Seago Windham and Ellis Windham
Son: Glynn Edward Windham
Sister: Frances Windham Glaze
 
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Mr. Windham’s favorite charity
St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. 
 
Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
 
 
 
 

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Victor James Lee


 
Victor James Lee, 13, of Shelbyville, passed away Monday, May 15, 2017, in Nacogdoches.
 
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, May 18, 2017, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, May 19, 2017, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Rev. Andy Wilson officiating.  Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center.
 
Victor was born January 5, 2004, in Calhoun, Georgia.  He was a student at Shelbyville ISD and was a member of Center First United Pentecostal Church, where he was involved in W.I.R.E.D.  
 
He is survived by
Parents: James and Janice Lee of Shelbyville
 
Brothers and Sisters:
Dennis Lee of Shelbyville
Skyler Lee of Shelbyville
Cheyanne Lee of Shelbyville
Jacob Lee of Shelbyville
Elizabeth Lee of Shelbyville
James Robert Lee of Colorado
Joshua Lee of Pearland
Jonathon Lee of Colorado
Kim Withem of Dallas
Larry Withem of Washington
Heaven Sampson of Magnolia
Alexis Sampson of Magnolia
 
Numerous aunts and uncles, other relatives and friends
 
Special Friends: Chris and Amanda Belrose of Campti
 
Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
 
 
 
 

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Shasta Yvette Edwards Kirk


 

Shasta Yvette Edwards Kirk, age 39 of Huntington formerly of Woodville, passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017 at her home.
 
Her wishes were to be cremated and a memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, May 27, 2017 from 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm at Dogwood Hills Baptist Church in Woodville, Texas.
She was born May 24, 1977 in Pasadena, Texas to parents, John Earl Edwards and Deidre Haley. 
 
She is survived by:
 
Fiancé, Bubba Freeman of Woodville
 
Son, Tryston Barber of Austin
 
Son, Brandon Sojka of Huntington
 
Mother, Deidre Haley of Huntington
 
Father, John Edward of Jewett
 
Sister, Rhonda Kachilla of Austin
 
Step children:
Haley Freeman and Juston Freeman of Spurger
 
 
 

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Tommie Gene (Hump) Land


 
Mr. Tommie Gene (Hump) Land 78 of the East Liberty Community passed way last Friday at his residence.  
 
Memorial Service will take place Wednesday at the Gates Chapel Baptist Church from 6 - 8 p.m.
 
Services will take place on Thursday at noon at the East Liberty Baptist Church.  Interment will follow at the Gate Chapel Cemetery in Shelbyville, TX.  Pastor Curtis Archie will be officiating:
 
Mr. Tommie Gene (Hump) Land is surveyed by:
 
2 Daughters - Mary (Elzie) Suell, and Annett (Marcus) Land both of Center
 
1 Son - Tommy Glenn (Roslyn) Land of Center
 
7 Grandchildren, 8 Great Grandchildren
 
6 Sisters - OraLee Swindle , Patricia Kay Williams, Millie(James) Johnson, Patsy Land, Gloria Ann Land,
Goria Lynn Land
 
2 Brothers - Roosevelt (Girtha) Swindle, Johnny F. (Linda) Ratcliff

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Patrick Dewayne Park


 

 
Mr. Patrick Dewayne Park age 52 of Joaquin passed away on Tuesday in Joaquin. 
 
Visitation will take place this Friday from 5 - 8 p.m. at the Community Funeral Home. 
 
Lay-in-state will be held from 12 - 1 p.m. on Saturday at the Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Joaquin, with the service to follow afterwards.  
 
Interment will follow at the Haslem Cemetery in Joaquin, TX. 
 
He is Survived by:
 
Mother - Jeannie Watts of Joaquin,TX
 
Father - Sam Watts of Joaquin, TX
 
1 Sister - Sylvia Parks of Shreveport, LA
 
4 Brothers - Lloyd Parks, Antony Watts, Darrell Watts, Jason Watts all of Joaquin  

 

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Russell Carl Landes


 

NAME:   RUSSELL CARL LANDES               AGE:    71 
 
ADDRESS:     BROADDUS, TEXAS  
 
DATE / PLACE OF DEATH:    05/13/2017,  RESIDENCE, BROADDUS, TEXAS
 
DATE / PLACE OF BIRTH :     02/20/1946, FLINT, MICHIGAN
 
 DATE / TIME OF SERVICE;     MEMORIAL SERVICE TO BE PLANNED AT A LATER DATE.
 
PLACE OF SERVICE:    
 
DATE / TIME OF VISITATION:     
 
PLACE OF VISITATION:    
  
OFFICIATING:     
 
BURIAL:       
 
FATHER:   GERALD LANDES               MOTHER:   BETTY JENSEN       
                                                                                                                     
OCCUPATION:   OTR TRUCK DRIVER
 
CHURCH AFFILIATION:     BAPTIST
 
MILITARY:    U.S. AIR FORCE
 
SURVIVED BY:     
WIFE:  JANET LANDES OF BROADDUS
DAUGHTERS:  JAMIE CAMP OF BROADDUS
       NICHOLE LANDES OF CONROE 
SON:  RUSSELL C. LANDES II & WIFE SARAH OF LUDINGTON, MICHIGAN
7 GRANDCHILDREN
SISTERS:  NORVA BLUMENFELD OF GRAND BLANK, MI.
          LINDA WALTERS OF CLIO, MI.
BROTHER:  JERRY LANDES OF CLIO, MI.
 
HE IS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS PARENTS, GERALD & BETTY LANDES.
 

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Mr. Paul Anthony Handy


 
Mr. Paul Anthony Handy, age 53, of San Augustine, Texas. He passed away on May 12, 2017 at Twin Lakes Nursing Home in San Augustine, Texas.  
 
FUNERAL SERVICE
 
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
11 a.m.
Graveside service at
St. Luke Cemetery
Rev. Orvin Garrett, Officiating
Final Viewing on Tuesday morning from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.
 at Garner & Son Mortuary
 
VISITATION
 
Monday, May 15, 2017
1:30 p.m.
Garner & Son Mortuary Chapel
 
SURVIVORS
 
3 Brother James T. Garrett of Ft. Worth, Texas
Jerry Handy of Center, Texas
Winfred Dupree (Lori) of Port Arthur, Texas
 
1 sister Paula Handy of Atlanta Georgia
 
4 nephews, 3 nieces, 4 aunts, and a host of cousins and friends
 

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Opal Green


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
Opal was born December 12, 1925 to Thomas J. Strong and Lera “Watson” Strong in Rusk County. She entered into rest on May 10, 2017 in Garrison, Texas.
 
Services will be held Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 3:00 o’clock at Old Prospect Church, Mt. Enterprise, Texas, Visitation will be before service time 2:00 to 3:00 pm at the church. Burial will be at Old Prospect Cemetery, Mt. Enterprise, Texas.
 
Survivors:
Son:   James Loyd Green, Nacogdoches, TX
 
Daughters:  Peggy Green of Marshall, TX
        Carolyn Gray of Nacogdoches, TX
 
Granddaughters: Cathy Swadley of Nacogdoches,TX
                                Donna Cutrer & husband Dudley of Elisyan Fields, TX
                                Rhonda Lowe of Nacogdoches, TX
                                Angie Grant & J.D. Halbert of Tatum TX
                                 Candy Copeland & husband Ken of Vivian, LA
                                  Penny Gillis & husband Jessie of Garrison,TX
                                  Ashley Gray of Nacogdoches, TX
 
Grandsons: Michael Green & wife Crystal of LA
                     Jason Williamson & wife Pam of Bivins, TX
 
Sister-In-Laws: Betty Lou Russell, Lou Willie Lewis, Maxine Strong and Lovanna Green
 
19 Great Grandchildren and 10 Great Great Grandchildren
Numerous nieces and nephews and host of friends
 
Preceded in death by parents, husband Virgial Green, brothers; Edward , Roy ,Cleo and Clifford Strong Strong and sister, Wilma Strong
 

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Debbie Parker


 

Debbie Parker, 61, of Joaquin, passed away Wednesday, May 10, 2017.
 
Her wishes were to be cremated and no services are planned.
 
Ms. Parker was born September 19, 1955, in Vidor, to James Kenneth Clevenger and Opaline Smith Clevenger.  She enjoyed reading and spending time with her family and cat.
 
She is survived by
Daughter: Teena Harris of Joaquin
 
Granddaughter: Taylor Harris of Joaquin
 
Nieces and Nephews:
Tonya Wagstaff and husband, John, of Tenaha
J.R. Wagstaff of Tenaha
Hunter Wagstaff of Tenaha
Robert Floyd and wife, Brandie, of Joaquin
 
Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends
 
Great Nephews:
Urijah Floyd of Joaquin
Perry Floyd of Joaquin
 
Preceded in death by
Parents: James Kenneth Clevenger and Opaline Smith Clevenger
Sisters: Johan Estes, Bobbie Floyd, Patricia Green
Brothers: Kenneth Clevenger, Rex Clevenger
Nephew: Grayson Floyd
 
Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
 
 
 
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Mr. Henry Richard Cotton


 

The Henry cotton service has been postponed.

 
Mr. Henry Richard Cotton, age 68, of San Augustine, Texas died on May 5, 2017 at CHI St. Luke Hospital in Lufkin, Texas.  
 
FUNERAL SERVICE:
 
Saturday, May 13, 2017
1 p.m.
County Line Baptist Church, Geneva, Texas
Interment: County Line Cemetery     Geneva, Texas
Rev. Gaylon Taylor, Officiating
 
Visitation Will be held the day of the service
 
Saturday, May 13, 2017
11:30 am until Service Time
County Line Baptist Church
Geneva, Texas
 
SURVIVORS:
 
Brother James C. Cotton (Gloria) of Orange, Texas
 
A Host of Nephews and Nieces
 
As well as a host of friends.

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L.J. Courtney


 

 
NAME:    MR. L.J. COURTNEY                                          AGE:   93        
 
ADDRESS:    ZAVALLA, TEXAS  
 
DATE / PLACE OF DEATH:      05/08/2017,  SEALY, TEXAS
      
DATE / PLACE OF BIRTH :      06/25/1923, SAN AUGUSTINE, TEXAS      
 
 DATE / TIME OF SERVICE;     THURSDAY, 05/11/2017, 11:00 A.M.
 
PLACE OF SERVICE:    WYMAN ROBERTS MEMORIAL CHAPEL, SAN AUGUSTINE
 
DATE / TIME OF VISITATION:  WEDNESDAY, 05/10/2017, 5-9 P.M.
 
PLACE OF VISITATION:         WYMAN ROBERTS MEMORIAL CHAPEL, SAN AUGUSTINE
 
OFFICIATING:     KEITH WILLIAMS, REV. VIRGINIA HARRISON
 
BURIAL:     BROADDUS CEMETERY, BROADDUS, TEXAS
 
FATHER:   FRANK COURTNEY                    MOTHER:     IRENE ATKINS         
                                                                                                                     
OCCUPATION:    CHAINSAW REPAIRMAN
 
SURVIVED BY:  
DAUGHTERS:  THRESEA COURTNEY & HUSBAND CHRIS THOMPSON OF HUDSON, TEXAS
     SHIRLEY LACY & HUSBAND W.D. OF BROADDUS, TEXAS
      BERNA DEANE TIJERINA & HUSBAND NATHAN OF SEALY, TEXAS
GRANDCHILDREN:  MYRON LACY & WIFE HOPE; ROSIE BONDS & HUSBAND JAKE; MELODIA
      MURDOCK & HUSBAND PAUL; CARL CHISENHALL & WIFE AMY; CASSIE REDDIN & 
       HUSBAND DENNIS; GLENN WLECZYK; JAMES MANGRUM; DENA MANGRUM; TINA SHAWN;
       JOEL MANGRUM; & TIMOTHY TIJERINA
NUMEROUS GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN
 
HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY  HIS PARENTS FRANK & IRENE COURTNEY; WIFE RACHEL
FLOWERS COURTNEY; DAUGHTER CARLENE MANGRUM; SISTERS MAE MILES, OMIE BOYLES;
& BROTHERS PRENTICE, BILL & ODIS COURTNEY.  
 

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Ed Roberts


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ed Roberts, 74, of Center, passed away Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Shreveport, Louisiana.  
 
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, May 11, 2017, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Stewart Lowe officiating.  Military honors graveside service will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center under the direction of VFW Post 8904.
 
Mr. Roberts was born May 29, 1942, in Glendale, California.  He served in the United States Army.  Mr. Roberts retired from Center Police Department after 38 years of service.  He was a member of the Center Volunteer Fire Department, Christian Motorcycle Association, and for the last 30+ years, he was “Santa Rides A Motorcycle”.  Mr. Roberts was known for helping with numerous community projects.  As a hobby, he enjoyed woodworking.
 
He is survived by
Children:
Eddie Roberts, Jr. of Nacogdoches
David Roberts of Sugar Land
Cindy Roberts of San Antonio
 
Grandchildren:
Madeline Roberts of Sugar Land
Katherine Roberts of Sugar Land
 
Brothers and Sisters:
David Roberts of Center
Mike Roberts of Kentucky
Lorelei Roberts of Shelbyville
Teenah Darrow of Massachusetts
Delbert Roberts of Shelbyville
 
Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends
 
Preceded in death by
Wife: Patricia Roberts
Father: Earl Ellis Roberts
Mother: Dovie Roberts
Sister: Virginia Copeland
 
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that everyone bring a toy for the “Santa Rides A Motorcycle” toy drive in honor of Mr. Roberts.
 
Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
 
 
 

 

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Jessy Sigler


 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jessy Sigler, 20, of Center, passed away Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Center.
 
Graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center.  Visitation will be held prior to the service at Watson & Sons Funeral Home, beginning at 1:00 p.m.
 
Jessy was born May 9, 1996, in Nacogdoches, to Steve Sigler and Robyn Broomfield Sigler.  She loved spending time with her little girl.
 
She is survived by
Daughter: Maliyah Chanel Brown of Center
 
Father: Steve Sigler and wife, Rose, of Center
 
Mother: Robyn Broomfield Sigler of Center
 
Brothers and Sisters: 
James Sigler of Center
Corey Sigler and wife, Angie, of Center
Kylie Sigler of Tyler
Kaitlyn Sigler of Center
Emily McDonald of Shelbyville
 
Grandparents: 
Cecil and Mary Broomfield of Center
James and Faye Sigler of Center
 
Great Grandparents:
Marie Bolton of Lufkin
Olene Bradshaw of Timpson
 
Numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives
 
A host of friends
 
Preceded in death by
Great Grandfather: Lawrence McDaniel
 
Pallbearers will be Corey Sigler, Cody McDonald, James Sigler, Douglas Broomfield, Trae Polley and Zedric Lister.
 
Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
 
 

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Mr. L. C. Johnson, Sr. "Socky Joe"


 

Funeral Services are scheduled for Mr. L. C. Johnson, Sr., better known as “Socky Joe, for Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at the County Line Baptist Church, Geneva, TX with the Rev. Gaylon Taylor, Officiating.
 
Burial will be in County Line Cemetery, Geneva, TX under the directions of Sid Roberts Funeral Home,
Nacogdoches, TX.
 
Visitations will began on Friday, May 5, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Sid Roberts Funeral Home, 3535 S.E. Stallings Drive, Nacogdoches, TX. 
 
Mr. L. C. Johnson Sr, passed away on May 3, 2017 in Geneva, TX. He was born April 1, 1930 in Geneva, TX to Jessie Johnson and Lucille Williams.  
 
He leaves to cherish his memories his children:
 
L. C. Johnson Jr., of San Augustine, TX; Ida(Curtis) Giles of Geneva, TX; James Bell (Frankie) Ft. Worth, TX; Leola Dupree White(Tony) of Houston, TX; Willie Lee Dupree, Ft. Worth, TX; Johnny Wade of Ft. Worth, TX; Jannie Dupree of Ft. Worth, TX; Mary Weathered(James) of Ft. Worth, TX; brothers Leo Johnson of Marion, TX and N. H. Johnson of Center, TX; and a host of nephews, nieces, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.  

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Shelton Martin


 
Shelton Martin, 56, of Martinsville, passed away Thursday, May 4, 2017, in Hemphill. Mr. Martin was born July 29, 1960, in Nacogdoches, to Quenton Martin and Frances Brittain Martin.
 
A private family memorial service will be held at a later date.
 
Services are under the direction of Garrison Funeral Home in Garrison, Texas.
 

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Mrs. Melba Verlene Evett


 

NAME:   MRS. MELBA VERLENE EVETT                                            AGE:  70         
 
ADDRESS:   BAYTOWN, TEXAS    
 
DATE / PLACE OF DEATH:    04/29/2017,  CONROE, TEXAS 
      
DATE / PLACE OF BIRTH :      07/15/1946, SAN AUGUSTINE, TEXAS    
 
 DATE / TIME OF SERVICE;     TUESDAY, 05/02/2017, 11:00 A.M.
 
PLACE OF SERVICE:    WYMAN ROBERTS MEMORIAL CHAPEL, SAN AUGUSTINE
 
DATE / TIME OF VISITATION:  MONDAY, 05/01/2017, 5-8 P.M.
 
PLACE OF VISITATION:         WYMAN ROBERTS MEMORIAL CHAPEL
 
OFFICIATING:     BRO. HUGH MIXON
 
BURIAL:     ATTOYAC CEMETERY, SAN AUGUSTINE COUNTY
 
FATHER:  WILLIAM HENRY WOMACK                    MOTHER:    TASSIE ALICE WALTON           
                                                                                                                     
OCCUPATION:    HOMEMAKER
 
MILITARY:   
 
CHURCH AFFILIATION:      BAPTIST
 
ORGANIZATIONS:  
 
SURVIVED BY:  
DAUGHTERS:  DARLENE COOLING & HUSBAND TIM OF BAYTOWN
      KIMBERLY EVETT & JAMIE MADLEY OF SPRING
SON:  DALE EVETT & WIFE JENNIFER OF ROANOKE, TEXAS
5 GRANDCHILDREN
SISTER:  JOY HAYGOOD OF SAN AUGUSTINE
 
SHE IS  PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HER PARENTS; HUSBAND, ROGER DALE EVETT; BROTHERS, CARL, CHOCK, & JOHNNY WOMACK; SISTERS DOROTHY PARSONS & BONNIE BOLTON.
 
 
 

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Mr. Johnnie Ralph Sykes


 

NAME:     MR. JOHNNIE RALPH SYKES                                          AGE:    73       
 
ADDRESS:    SAN AUGUSTINE, TEXAS  
 
DATE / PLACE OF DEATH:    04/30/2017, SAN AUGUSTINE, TEXAS
      
DATE / PLACE OF BIRTH :     06/02/1943, CALIFORNIA
 
 DATE / TIME OF SERVICE;    WEDNESDAY, MAY 3, 2017, 11:00 A.M.
 
PLACE OF SERVICE:    WYMAN ROBERTS MEMORIAL CHAPEL, SAN AUGUSTINE
 
DATE / TIME OF VISITATION:  TUESDAY, MAY 2, 2017, 4 TIL 7 P.M.
 
PLACE OF VISITATION:    WYMAN ROBERTS FUNERAL HOME
 
OFFICIATING:   BRO.  MARTIN DORAN 
 
BURIAL:   MYRTLE SPRINGS CEMETERY, GENEVA, TEXAS
 
FATHER:  JOHNNIE SYKES                           MOTHER:    PAWNEE OLIVER 
                                                                                                                     
OCCUPATION:  DISABLED 
 
MILITARY:   NO
 
CHURCH AFFILIATION:     MCMAHON CHAPEL 
 
ORGANIZATIONS:  NONE
 
SURVIVED BY:  
NUMEROUS COUSINS & FRIENDS  
 
 
HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY  HIS PARENTS.
 

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Bob Bass


 

Bob Bass, 75, of Gary, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 in Tyler, Texas.  He was born on April 13, 1942, in Timpson, Texas, the son of Ervin Bass and Irene Ivy Bass.  Funeral services for Mr. Bass will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 10:00 AM in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home in Timpson with Bro. Orval Miller officiating.  Interment will follow at Dixon Cemetery in Shelby County.  Visitation will be held on Friday, April 28, 2017 from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Taylor Funeral Home in Timpson.
 
Mr. Bass is survived by his wife: Linda Whitlock Bass of Gary; by sons: Gordon Bass of Timpson and Rodney Bass and his wife Stacey of Timpson; by 4 Step-sons;  Collin, Jason, John and Jeremy Blunt; 2 step-daughter in laws, Becky Blunt and Laura Blunt; by brother: Glyn Bass and his wife Janis of Timpson; 7 grandchildren: Jerry Wayne Bass, Terra Yates, Shelby Sonnier, Kelsey Patton, Briget Robertson, Rodney Gene Bass, II and Charles Wayne Bass; 9 step-grandchildren;  and 7 great-grandchildren.  He is also survived by a host of other extended family and close friends.  Mr. Bass was preceded in death by his parents; the mother of his children: Patricia Bell Bass; and by his sister: Janette Foshee.
 
He was raised in the Blair Community of Shelby County and attended Timpson High School.  After high school he proudly served our nation in the United States Army.  His career was made working for the railroad and he retired after many years of service with Union Pacific Railroad.  During his time off and after his retirement Bob enjoyed spending as much time as he could with his family.  Bob loved the outdoors and spent many countless hours tending to his cows, farming, fishing and gardening.
 
Pallbearers will include: John Brandon, Kenny James, Darrell Morrow, Randy Mora, John Grider, and Doye Cantrell.
 
Honorary Pallbearers will include: Charles Joe Hughes and Leonard Hughes.
The family of Mr. Bass is being served by Taylor Funeral Home in Timpson.  To convey condolences or to sign an online register please visit www.taylorfh.net.
 

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