Obituaries Archives for 2020-08

Charlene Walker Moody

 

 

Ms. Charlene Walker Moody, age 73, of San Augustine, Texas.  Ms. Moody passed away on Friday, August 21, 2020, at Nacogdoches Medical Center in Nacogdoches, Texas.   


Funeral service  

 

Saturday, September 5, 2020
1:00 p.m.
Mt. Zion Baptist Church
Interment Mt. Zion Cemetery
Bishop Cedric Grace, Officiating

Visitation

September 4, 2020
2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.
Garner & Son Chapel

 

SURVIVORS 

 

1  Son            Anthony Moody of San Augustine, Texas

2 Daughters        Lisa J. Davenport (Edward) of San Augustine, Texas
            Tammy Walker Johnson (Ronald) of Dallas, Texas

7  Grandchildren    6 Great-Grand Children

7 Brothers        Charles Walker (Mary Alice) of Shelbyville, Texas
            Bobbie Walker (Shelia) of Dallas, Texas
            L. C. Walker (Marita) of Dallas, Texas
            George Walker (Arcy) of Dallas, Texas
            Royce Walker (Alma) of San Augustine, Texas
            Jerry Walker (Oletha) of San Augustine, Texas
            Lester Walker (Casandra) of San Augustine, Texas

1 Sister            Lucille Anthony (Bobbie) of Dallas, Texas

 

Host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
 

Ronald Wayne Cole

 

 

Ronald Wayne Cole, 70, passed away on August 29, 2020. 


Graveside service will be held at 5:00 p.m., Thursday, September 3, 2020, at Shady Grove Cemetery in Shelby County, Texas.


He was born September 9, 1949, to Hugh Mayfield Cole Jr. and Katie Baker Cole and was a long time resident of Pasadena, TX. He worked for Valero refining company as a welder for over 40 years. He loved riding his Harley and was a Licensed Amateur Radio Operator . 
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Frances Jones Cole of Pasadena TX; his daughter, Jennifer and spouse Jonathan Barney of Pasadena, TX; two grandchildren, Lucas and Taryn of Pasadena TX; his cousin who was like a brother to him, Phillip Baker of Timpson, TX; cousin, Tommy Moore of Conroe, TX; and many other cousins and extended family members who all loved and adored him. 
He is preceded in death by his parents, H.M. and Katie Cole.


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

Yvonne Valentine    

 

 

NAME:   Yvonne Valentine               AGE:     90

ADDRESS:      Broaddus, Texas

DATE / PLACE OF DEATH:   Wednesday, August 26, 2020, Houston, Texas
                          
DATE / PLACE OF BIRTH :    October 16, 1929, Colfax, La.

 DATE / TIME OF  SERVICE:   Tuesday, September 1, 2020, 2:20 pm

PLACE OF SERVICE:     Broaddus Pentecostal Church, Broaddus, Texas

DATE / TIME OF VISITATION: Monday, August 31, 2020, 5:00pm - 8:00 pm

PLACE OF VISITATION:   Wyman Roberts Funeral Home

OFFICIATING:   Bro. Mark Green
  
BURIAL:  Broaddus Cemetery

FATHER:         Mathew Mundy                       MOTHER: Ezzie Beth Davidson

                                                                                                                    
OCCUPATION:   Homemaker

 

SURVIVED BY:  

 

Sons: Dewain Valentine and wife Donella of Lufkin Tommy Valentine of Houston
                               

Sisters: Nettie Hyde, Jo Nell Whitstine


**Preceded in death by parents Mathew & Ezzie Mundy; husband O. R. Valentine Jr.;
    brothers Elmer Mundy, Alvin Mundy, Danny Mundy, Billy Wayne Mundy;
    sisters Mary Hyde, Oberlene Straughan, Betty Sue Mundy, Berly Jean Hennigan

Ramiro "Bo" Soto

 

 

Ramiro “Bo” Soto, 61, of Timpson, passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2020, in Nacogdoches.
Mass will be held at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 2, 2020, at St. Therese Catholic Church in Center with visitation beginning at 11:00 a.m. at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Interment will follow at Powdrill Cemetery in Center.


Mr. Soto was born October 5, 1958, in Mercedes, Texas, to Rafael and Ursula Soto. “Bo” had a magnetic personality and brought a smile to everyone he encountered.  He loved spending time with his family, especially his nephews and nieces.  He will be forever missed.


He is survived by Ralph Soto Sr. and wife Rhonda of Timpson, Texas, Vangie McGraw of Elkhart, Indiana, Jane Funk and husband Eddie of Ft. Wayne, Indiana, Roland Soto and wife Donna of Elkhart, Indiana, Raul Soto Sr. of Timpson, Texas, Ruben Soto Sr. of Timpson, Texas, Raymond Soto and wife Bonnie of San Antonio, Texas, Mary Walker and Allan Thompson of Center, Texas, Rose Mangrum and husband Mike of Center, Texas, Rudy Soto and wife Leslie of Shreveport, Louisiana, Jacke Soto and wife Kristle of Joaquin, Texas, and Moses Soto and wife Alicia of Carthage, Texas.
Preceded in death by his parents, Rafael and Ursula Soto; Herlinda Soto, Helen Simmons, and Roy Soto, Sr.


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


 

Julian Lee Peddy

 

 

Julian Lee Peddy, 91, of Tenaha, passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2020, in Tenaha.
Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 28, 2020, at First United Methodist Church in Tenaha with visitation beginning at 10:00 a.m.  Bro. Rusty Kilpatrick will officiate.  Interment will follow at Ramah Cemetery in Tenaha.


Mr. Peddy was born May 6, 1929, in Tenaha, to Walter Chambers Peddy Sr. and Ollie Lee Pou Peddy.  He retired from USPS as a mail carrier.  Mr. Peddy enjoyed farming cattle and timber and in his younger years, he enjoyed square dancing and travel. He was a lifelong member of First United Methodist Church in Tenaha.


He is survived by his wife, Elaine McMahon Peddy of Tenaha; children, Patricia L. Hubbard of Lindale, Robert W. Peddy and wife Sharon of Tyler, and Carol Ann Kilpatrick and husband Frank of Tenaha; step children, Cindy Haltom and husband Craig of Tenaha, Tommy McMahon of Tenaha, and Stephen McMahon and wife Shirley of Houston; grandchildren, Kelli Peddy Trent and husband Jason of Dallas, Amanda Peddy Weaver and husband Jared of Tyler, David M. Hubbard and wife Mary of Southlake, Joshua Hubbard and wife Melissa of Cornelius, North Carolina, Jeremy Hubbard and wife Dana of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Krissy Shaw and husband Will of Canton, Wes Kilpatrick and wife Laura of Gary, and Rusty Kilpatrick of Tenaha; step grandchildren, Mark Haltom and wife Stephanie of Whitehouse, Michelle Allensworth and husband Brandon of United States Air Force, Japan, Malissa Conner and husband Michael of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Thomas Nevin of Houston, and Chris Cox of Houston; 16 great grandchildren; 5 step great grandchildren; brother, Walter C. Peddy Jr. and wife Dorothy Jean of Tenaha; numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.


Preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Faye Twomey Peddy; parents, Walter Chambers Peddy Sr. and Ollie Lee Pou Peddy; brother, Jennings Peddy; and sisters, Inez Pool and Agnes Parker.
Pallbearers will be David Hubbard, Joshua Hubbard, Jeremy Hubbard, Will Shaw, Wes Kilpatrick, Jason Trent, Jared Weaver.


A special thanks to Dr. Aaron Polk Jr., Dr. Arielle Lee, and the professionals of Affinity Hospice for their compassionate care.


Memorial donations can be made to First United Methodist Church in Tenaha.


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

Dawn Bradshaw Collins

 

 

Dawn Bradshaw Collins, 61, of Center, passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2020, in Center.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday, August 28, 2020, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Following the visitation, Mrs. Collins will be cremated as per her wishes.


Mrs. Collins was born July 26, 1959, in Center, to Doyle Bradshaw and Bobbye Adams Bradshaw.
She is survived by her husband, James Collins of Center; children, Ryan Barton of Dallas, Ashley Collins of Timpson, and Autumn Collins of Timpson; grandchildren, Jayson Wilkerson of Timpson, Hannah, Lane, and Waylon Sigler of Timpson, and Gabriela, Winter, Lily, and Celeste Hughes of Timpson; and sister, Sheila Jones and husband Kevin of Center.


Preceded in death by her parents, Doyle Bradshaw and Bobbye Adams Bradshaw; brother, Marty Doyle Bradshaw; and grandparents, Clayter and Fannie Adams and John and Essie Bradshaw.
Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com

 


 

Charles Baggett

 

Charles Baggett, 81, of Center, passed away Monday, August 24, 2020, in Nacogdoches.
Graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, August 29, 2020, at White Rock Cemetery in Center.  


Mr. Baggett was born May 24, 1939, in Center, to Curtis Lee Baggett and Loyce Louise Akin Baggett.
He is survived by his brothers, Glenn Baggett and wife Joy of Douglass and Robert Lee Baggett and wife Linda of Nacogdoches; and numerous other relatives.


Preceded in death by his parents, Curtis Lee Baggett and Loyce Louise Akin Baggett; sister, Patricia Ann Fletcher; nephews, Mitchell Baggett and Christopher Fletcher; and niece, Amanda Baggett.


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

Sandra Denise Parks

Sandra Denise Parks, 60, of Center, passed away Sunday, August 16, 2020, in Center.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 25, 2020, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 26, 2020, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Harold Dement and Bro. Michael McArthur officiating. Interment will follow at Folsom Chapel Cemetery in Center.

 


She was a member of Folsom Missionary Church. Sandy was passionate about playing the guitar, piano, writing and singing songs and hymns. She was gifted musical and used it to tell others of God’s love. She loved spending time with her Husband Joe at the beach and lake. She loved her family and never missed an opportunity to be with them. She worked hard at Pilgrim’s Pride for 30 years. She made an impact on so many people throughout her life by being the kind & caring person she was. She always saw the good in people and treated everyone like they were family. This world is a better place because of the life that she lived and the love that she gave.


Survived by:
Husband- Joe Parks Jr. of Tenaha
Sons- Joe Parks III of Center and Will Parks and wife Haley of Huxley
Daughter- Sarah Dial and husband Frankie of Humble
Grandchildren- Mason Parks, Easton Park, Rhett Parks, Bryce Parks, Hannah Dial, and Nicholas Dial
Mother- Barbara Krauskopf of Nacogdoches
Brother- James Krauskopf and wife Micah of Nacogdoches
Sisters- Kimberly Stovall of Conroe and Tammy Penhallegon and husband Curt of Marshall
Nieces and Nephews- Melody and Chris Barnes of Conroe, Morgan Krauskopt, Kimber Hughes and fiancé Kyle Steptoe of Shelbyville, Trey Hughes of Nacogdoches, and Dylan Whitllesey of Center
Preceded in death by:
Father- Willie Krauskopf
Sister- Tina Krauskopf
Infant Daughter- Jodi Parks
Granddaughter- Mackenzie Parks
Father-in-law and Mother-in-law- Joe Parks Sr. and Earnestine Parks
Pallbearers: Cecil Parks, Sam Parks, Curt Penhallegon, John Molandes, Joe Whittlesey, David Sample


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

Mackenzie Leanne Parks

 

 

Mackenzie Leanne Parks, 15, of Center, passed away Sunday, August 16, 2020, in Center.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 25, 2020, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. 

 

 

Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 26, 2020, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Harold Dement and Bro. Michael McArthur officiating.  Interment will follow at Folsom Chapel Cemetery in Center.

 

Mackenzie was born February 16, 2005, in Center, TX.  She was a member of Folsom Missionary Baptist Church. She also attended Woodland Christian Church in Timpson and Lydia MBC in Huxley. Mackenzie enjoyed being a twirler and playing the flute. She was a member of the Timpson Bear Band. She loved spending time with her brother Mason and her many friends. She had a radiant personality that would bring a smile to anyone’s face.

 

Survived By:

Pawpaw Joe Parks Jr.

Parents- Joe Parks III of Longview, TX & Tristan Cravey of Center

Sibling- Mason Parks, Jasen Bolar, Jaxson Cravey, Aubreigh Frame

Grandparents- Wayne & Penny Cravey of Center, Tx

Bonnie Nowlin of Hitchcock, Tx

 

Aunts & Uncles- Will & Haley Parks of Huxley, Tx

Shasta Miller of Huxley, TX

JT Cravey of Huxley,TX

Andy & Megan Minter of Hitchcock, TX

Amber Malone of Fred, TX

Aliceson Ritter of Sour Lake, TX

Sarah & Frankie Dial of Humble, TX

Cousins- Easton, Rhett, & Bryce Parks, Heidi and Price Stutts, G Minter, Hayden Prevost, Cicillia Means, John Michael Gordon, Payton Hildago, Hannah & Nikolas Dial

 

Preceded In Death By:

(Nauna) Sandra Parks

Ruby Cravey of Silsby, Tx

Pallbearers: Dylan Whittlesey, JT Cravey, Tray Hughes, Eli Ard, Bryan Green, Keith Frazier, Jason Samford, Kason Ostbloom

 

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

Nicolette Denise Lara

Nicolette Denise Lara, of San Augustine, Texas, passed from this life on August 10, 2020 in Munith, Michigan.  Thus she attained the age of 15 years, 9 months, and 14 days.

 

Nicolette was born to Vicky Grace (Scott) Potts and Ricky Anthony Lara, Sr. on October 27, 2004, in Lufkin, Texas.   She attended school in San Augustine from pre kindergarten to fifth grade where she acquired the love of reading.  While she was in the fifth grade, she was selected as the 5th grade student of the month.  Her favorite subjects were science and reading.  In her spare time she enjoyed playing with her cousins.  She had the aspiration when she grew up to be a singer or chef, and was going to start college classes in High School.  She was good at anything she tried, and had a very vivid imagination.  She loved her family dearly, and above all, she love her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

 

Those left to cherish her memory include her mother, Vicky Grace Potts of San Augustine; her father, Ricky Anthony Lara, Sr., and his fiancée Veronica Russell of Houston; brothers, Michael Wayne Potts of San Augustine; Ricky Anthony Lara, Jr., of San Augustine; and a sister, Amber Dawn Lara and her fiancé, Eduardo Ramirez of Nacogdoches, along with two nieces, Ari and Evelin, and her aunts, Terrie (Scott) SantaMaria of San Augustine, and Lisa Scott of Miami, Florida, and a uncle, Robert Scott of San Augustine, along with her cousins, Aaron Smith of San Augustine; Kristen Mercado of Houston and Cloey Mendez, Christopher Mercado and Cameryn Mercado, all of Houston and numerous other beloved family members.

 

A Memorial Service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, August 29, 2020, at the Rosevine United Pentecostal Church located at 8285 Gravelhill Road #5573, Bronson, Texas  75930.  Officiating will be Rev. Don Snider and Rev. Gordon Simmons. 

 

 

 


 

Kelly "Pops" Robertson

 

Kelly “Pops” Robertson, 84, of Tenaha passed away Thursday, August 20, 2020 in Longview. 
He was born on July 18, 1936 in Dallas, Texas. Mr. Robertson was raised in Cyprus Bayou and loved to hunt and fish. Mr. Robertson moved to Tenaha in 1993 where he remained with his beautiful wife until she passed away in 2011.

 

Mr. Robertson was a veteran, fisherman, and grandfather. Kelly was a longtime resident of Tenaha and proudly supported the Tenaha Tigers.


Graveside services were held on Saturday, August 22, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Union Cemetery with Jeff Stewart officiating.


In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to assist with funeral expense.


He is survived by:
Sons;
Jack Thompson and wife Leslie of Anthem, Arizona
James Watson of Tenaha 
Michael Vaughn and wife Carrie of Kilgore 
Johnny Vaughn and wife Consuella of Longview 
Kenneth Robertson and wife Meagan of Hawkins
Daughters;
Renee Brittain of Tenaha
Michelle McDonald and husband Jason of Tenaha
Daughter-in-law, Pam Whitton of Joaquin
Eighteen Grandchildren
Three Great Grandchildren
Preceded in death by: 
Wife, Audria Regina Robertson 
Grandson: Mitchell Brittain


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

 

 

 

 


 

Charlene Walker Moody

 

 

Ms. Charlene Walker Moody, age 73, of San Augustine, Texas.  Ms. Moody passed away on Friday, August 21, 2020 at Nacogdoches Medical Center in Nacogdoches, Texas.   

 

Funeral service    

Are pending at this time.

Mr. Vaughn M. Payne

 

Mr. Vaughn M. Payne, (66), formally of Houston, passed away on Tuesday, August 11th, 2020.

 

Funeral services for Mr. Vaughn M. Payne will be on Saturday, August 22, 2020, 1:00 P.M. at Starlight Missionary Baptist Church in Houston.

Repass will be held at 6506 Belcrest Street Houston, Texas 77051 following service.   

Don Lovell

Don Lovell, (72), of Garrison, passed away on Thursday, August 20th, 2020.

 

Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., Saturday, August 22, 2020, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, August 23, 2020, At Watson & Sons Chapel officiated by Rev. Bobby Warr and Richard Livingston.  Burial to follow at Mt. Herman Cemetery in Center, Texas.

Charles Yarborough

 

Charles Yarborough, (84), passed away on Tuesday, August 18th, in Boerne, Texas. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, August 22nd at 10:00 a.m, in Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery in Nacogdoches.

 

Charles played baseball and basketball for CHS and worked at NIBCO.

J.E. Hughes

J.E. Hughes, formerly of Center, passed away on Sunday, August 16th, at the Buckner Parkway Place in Houston. A graveside service will be held for family members only at Forest Park Cemetery in Houston on Monday, August 24th.

 

J.E. Hughes graduated from CHS, and later attended Sam Houston State University on a baseball scholarship. He also worked with Stanolind Oil before retiring in 1989.

Virginia Gail Wade

 

Virginia Gail Wade (65), of Alto, passed away on Sunday, August, 16th, 2020. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, August 21 at 11:00 a.m, at First Smyrna MBC in Timpson with Dwight Gatlin Sn. officiating.

 

Virginia Gail Wade served as a music minister and lived in the Alto and Rusk areas.

Betty Harvey

 Betty Harvey (75), of San Augustine, passed away on Tuesday, August 18th, 2020 in Angelina County.

 

Graveside services will be held on Friday, 21st at 10:00 a.m, with Brother Charles Lynn Williams officiating. No visitation is scheduled at this time.

William Barney Moss

 

William Barney Moss, 84, of Joaquin, passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2020, in Joaquin.


Graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, August 21, 2020, at Strong Cemetery in Huxley with Robert Ortego officiating.

 

Visitation will be held beginning at 10:00 a.m. at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.
 

Dennis Bruton

 

Dennis Bruton, (59), of Henderson, passed away on Tuesday, August 18th, 2020.

As per his wishes, Dennis will be cremated. There are no services planned at this time.

 

Born February 10, 1961, Dennis is the son of the late Douglas Ray Bruton and Linda Reather Anderson Bruton.  He worked as a cook in a restaurant and served as the treasurer of his local AA Chapter.  Dennis was a member of Bar-None Cowboy Church.

Gertrude Hardy

 

Gertrude Hardy (86), of San Augustine, passed away on Monday, August 17th, 2020 in San Augustine.

 

Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 20th from 2:00-3:00 p.m at Wyman Roberts Funeral Home in San Augustine.

 

Funeral service will be held on Thursday, August 20th at 3:00 p.m at Wyman Roberts Memorial Chapel with Brother Mike Belgard officiating.

Billy H. King

 

Billy H. King, 86, of Joaquin passed away on August 15th, 2020 in Center, Texas.

 

Billy proudly served in the United States Army, where he built his career and eventually retired from.

 

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, August 19th, 2020 at 1:00 p.m with Stewart Lowe officiating. The service will be held at Jackson Cemetery in Joaquin.

James Burrell

James Burrell, 66, of San Augustine passed away on Thursday, August 14th, 2020 in San Augustine.

 

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 19th, from 8:30 a.m- 12:00 p.m at Garner and Son Chapel.

 

Graveside service will be held in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Wednesday, August 19th at 1:00 p.m with Bishop Cedric Grace officiating.

Bobbie Joyce McLemore

 

Bobbie Joyce McLemore, 74, of San Augustine passed away Thursday, August 13th, 2020 in Nacogdoches.

 

Visitation will be held from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m, Monday, August 17, 2020, at Wyman Roberts Memorial Chapel in San Augustine.

 

Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m, Tuesday, August 18th, 2020, at Wyman Roberts Memorial Chapel in San Augustine with Bro. Chris Burris officiating.

Carrol Ray Livingston

 

 

Carrol Ray (Bill) Livingston, 93, of Center, passed away Wednesday, August 12, 2020, in Center.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday, August 14, 2020, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.

 

Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, August 15, 2020, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Tim Perkins officiating.  Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center.

 

Rev. Jackie S. Renfro

 

 

*** Please be advised the services of Rev. Jackie Renfro will now be under the direction of Robinson’s Funeral Home in Silsbee, Texas***

 

Percy Garner & Son Mortuary would like to announce the death and services of:

DOB:09/09/1953                     DoD: 08/05/ 2020

 

Rev. Jackie S. Renfro, age 66, of San Augustine, Texas.  Rev. Renfro passed away on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at CHI St. Luke Specialty Hospital in Lufkin, Texas.   

 

 

George H. Woods Jr.

 

 

NAME:    George H. Woods Jr.              AGE:     72

ADDRESS:      Broaddus, Texas

DATE / PLACE OF DEATH:   Saturday, August 8, 2020, Broaddus, Texas
                          
DATE / PLACE OF BIRTH :    September 22, 1947, Houston, Texas

 DATE / TIME OF  SERVICE:   Wednesday, August 12, 2020, 11:00 am

PLACE OF SERVICE:     Broaddus Pentecostal Church, Broaddus, Texas

DATE / TIME OF VISITATION: Tuesday, August 11, 2020, 5:00pm - 8:00pm

PLACE OF VISITATION:   Broaddus Pentecostal Church

OFFICIATING:   Bro. Mark Green
  
BURIAL:  Broaddus Cemetery

FATHER:     George H. Woods Sr.                 MOTHER: Laverne (Lowe) Woods

 
OCCUPATION:   Mill Wright - Paper Mill

SURVIVED BY:   Son: Mark Woods and wife Renee of Bronson
                               Daughter: Lisa Holub and husband Gary of Katy
                               Granddaughters: Amber Fletcher, Caitlin Woods, Naomi Woods
                               Grandsons: Trevor Woods, Trent Woods, Tanner Holub, Bailey Holub
                               Great-grandsons: Andrew Sullender, Alex Sullender
                               Great-granddaughter: Evangeline Fletcher
                               Sisters: Lynda Goodnight, Teresa Turner


**Preceded in death by parents George and Laverne Woods

Alvin Lynn Strong

 

 

Alvin Lynn Strong, 72, of Center, passed away Saturday, August 8, 2020, at his residence.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Sunday, August 9, 2020, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m., Monday, August 10, 2020, at Strong Cemetery in Huxley with Brayden Strong officiating. 

 

Mr. Strong was born April 21, 1948, in Longview, to Alvin Lee Strong and Anna Bell Eddins Strong. He worked in carpentry and his hobbies included hunting and fishing.  Mr. Strong was a member of San Augustine Church of Christ.

 

He is survived by his children, Michael Strong and wife Donna of Center, Christy Goode and husband Roger of Mt. Enterprise, and Nikki Strong of Gary; grandchildren, Aaron Strong and wife Laney, Brayden Strong and Sarah, Ashton Quarles and Ethan, and Jenna Quarles; brothers and sister, Cecil Strong and wife Karie of Center, Waymon Strong of Longview, Johnnie Higginbotham of San Augustine, and T.W. Strong of Carthage; numerous nieces and nephews.

 

Preceded in death by his wife, Carol Strong; parents, Alvin Lee Strong and Anna Bell Eddins Strong; brothers, “Buddy” Strong and Jerry Wayne Strong; and sister, Marie Born.

 

Honorary pallbearers will be Noah Warr, Bryant Hollandsworth, Kevin Greathouse, Chance Porter, Lee Hughes, and Shane Hughes.

Bobby Dale Lout

 

Bobby Dale Lout, of Cleveland, Tx, was born October 30, 1942, in Center, Tx. He was born to Rev. Ewell Maurice Lout and Dorothy LaVerne Sanders Lout. Bobby Lout passed away on Friday, July 31, 2020. Bobby Lout’s funeral will be graveside on Tuesday, August 11.

 

Bobby loved to spend time with friends. He looked forward to going out to eat with friends so they could spend time together and talk. Bobby also was involved with Christian Life Center in Cleveland, Tx. 

 

Bobby is survived by his sisters, Sharon Lout Conway and husband, Luther, and Pamela Lout Parker and husband, Robert; sister-in-law, Judy Lout; mother of his children, Virginia Lout Helms; granddaughter, Courtney Canada; great-granddaughters, Jordyn Lewis and Savannah Canada; great-grandson, Logan Lewis; nieces, Andrea Bartley and husband, Eric, Emily Nations and husband, Chad, and Jessica Sanderson and husband, Kris; nephews, Randy Lout and wife, Yvonne, Michael Lout and wife, Regina, and Justin Conway and wife, Larissa; special friend, Gene Jones, and great nieces, great nephews, numerous cousins, and a host of family and friends who will miss him dearly. 

 

Bobby is preceded in death by wife, Cheri Lout; daughter, Susan Canada; son, James Ronald Lout; parents, Rev. Ewell Maurice Lout and Dorothy LaVerne Sanders Lout; brothers Edward Lee Lout and Alton Glen Lout; and sister-in-law, Wilma Jean Lout. 

 

Pall bearers include Eric Bartley, Justin Conway, Trenton Bartley, Chad Martinez, Chad Nations, and Kris Sanderson. 

 


 

Curtis O'Bryan Bennett

 

 

Mr. Curtis O’Bryan Bennett, age 34, of Hemphill, Texas.  Mr. Bennett passed away on Sunday, August 2, 2020 in Hemphill, Texas after suffering injuries from an automobile accident.   


FUNERAL SERVICE


Graveside Service
Saturday, August 8, 2020
12 Noon
Union Grove Cemetery
Rev. Donis Francois, Officiating

 

Visitation
Friday, August 7, 2020
2:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Garner & Son Chapel

 

SURVIVORS 

 

Son:            Jonathan Lucious of Hemphill, Texas

Daughter:        Legacy Bennett of Hemphill, Texas

Parents:        Curtis Latham (Ingrid) of Grand Prairie, Texas
            Kathy Bennett (Jerry Lane) of Lufkin, Texas

Grandmother        Janie Latham of Hemphill, Texas

Brother            Alfredo Bennett (April) of Garland, Texas

Sister            Brushonda Bennett (Carlos) of Jasper, Texas

Special Friend        Kelley Hess of Hemphill, Texas

 

As well as a host of other relatives and friends.

George Naylor Bowers, Sr.

 

 

George Naylor Bowers, Sr., 91, of Tenaha, passed away Sunday, August 2, 2020, in Tenaha.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday, August 3, 2020, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 4, 2020, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Tommy Brunett officiating.  Interment will follow at Restland Cemetery in Tenaha.


Born August 16, 1928, in Tenaha, Mr. Bowers is the son of the late Jesse Bowers and Marietta Burough Bowers. He joined the US Navy and later the US Army, during which time he was awarded a Bronze Star.  Mr. Bowers worked for several years as a rural post carrier for USPS, as a business owner, as a farmer, and also served as Mayor of Tenaha for 56 years. He was a member of Center Country Club, where he enjoyed golfing if it wasn’t raining. Mr. Bowers was a member of First United Methodist Church of Tenaha.


He is survived by his children, George N. Bowers Jr. and wife Sherry of Tenaha and Theresa Latham and husband Troy of Gary; grandchildren, Michael Bowers and wife Miranda of Lindale, Timothy Bowers and wife Catlin of Plano, Tiffanie Andrews and husband Shane of Flint, Tracie Cain of Carthage, and Adam Cain and wife Heather of Waco; great grandchildren, Marley and Maddie Bowers of Lindale, Grace Andrews of Tyler, Ashley Andrews of Frisco, Olivia Knight of Frisco, Blaine Tomlin of Carthage, Emma Samford of Carthage, and Marley Cain of Waco; great-great grandchildren, Olivia Knight; and brother, Jesse (Buck) Bowers.


Preceded in death by wife, Laura Bowers; mother, Marietta Bowers; and father, Jesse Bowers.
Pallbearers will be Michael Bowers, Timothy Bowers, Adam Cain, Blaine Tomlin, Mitch Menefee, and Willie Holly.  Honorary pallbearers will be Joe West, Jerry Agnew, Don Dial, Victor Crawford, and Gordon Dupre.


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

Betty Wilson  

 

NAME:      Betty Wilson            AGE:     77

ADDRESS:     Chireno, Texas 

DATE / PLACE OF DEATH:   Thursday, July 30, 2020, Garrison, Texas
                          
DATE / PLACE OF BIRTH :    February 20, 1943, Portales, New Mexico

 DATE / TIME OF  SERVICE:   Sunday, August 2, 2020, 3:00 pm

PLACE OF SERVICE:     Wyman Roberts Memorial Chapel

DATE / TIME OF VISITATION: Sunday, August 2, 2020, 1:30pm – 3:00pm

PLACE OF VISITATION:   Wyman Roberts Funeral Home

OFFICIATING:   Bro. Michael Dickerson
  
BURIAL:  Lower Chireno Cemetery, Chireno, Texas

FATHER:   Woodrow Tackett                    MOTHER: Elizabeth Stafford

                                                                                                                    
OCCUPATION:   Nurse

SURVIVED BY:   Children: Lisa Henly and husband Edwin
                                                 Susan Higginbotham and husband Ronald
                                                 Stephen Wilson and wife Ricci Jean
                               Grandchildren: Drew Higginbotham and wife Markie, Casey Henly and wife Haley,
                                                           Jake Higginbotham and wife Lisa, Chase Higginbotham and wife  
                                                           Carrigan, Callie Grace Cline and husband Garrett, Ty Wilson
                               Great-grandchildren: Addison, Caden, Molly, Brooke, Quinn, Cooper
                               Sister: Ruby Dee Geisendorff
                               Brothers-in-law: Roger Bailey, Grier Wilson
                               8 nieces & nephews


**Preceded in death by husband Warner Wilson; father Woodrow Tackett; mother Elizabeth Tackett; sisters Carolyn Carter, Lenda Bailey; brother-in-law A. G. Geisendorff; nephew Ricky Layfield
                         

Online Obituary and Condolences Posted at www.wymanrobertsfuneralhome.com
Arrangements under the direction of 


WYMAN ROBERTS FUNERAL HOME
316 W.COLUMBIA     SAN AUGUSTINE, TEXAS      PHONE #936-275-2311
FAX # 936-275-0034
 

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