Obituaries Archives for 2020-10

Nina Hughes

 

Nina Hughes, 82, passed away on October 28, 2020 at home in Center, TX, surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Hughes was born February 12, 1938, in Timpson TX to the late Robert and Mildred Zella Ramsey Billingsley.

 
Visitation will be held Saturday, October 31, 2020 from 5-7PM at Mangum Funeral Home in Center, Texas. Chapel Service will be held at 2:00PM on Sunday, November 1, 2020 at Mangum Funeral Home in Center, Texas with Bro. Tim Perkins officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Olive Cemetery in Timpson, TX.


Nina retired from for the Shelby County Courthouse license department after years of serving the public, which she loved. After retiring she enjoyed riding the four-wheeler, fishing, hunting and berry picking with her grandchildren. She taught her older granddaughters to cook and can home grown vegetables and how to make homemade jelly. She also taught her daughter in laws to make her famous chicken and dressing.


Mrs. Hughes is survived by her children: Lowana Amos and Stanley of Timpson, Clifford Hughes and Joeleen of Mt. Enterprise, Curtis Hughes and Misty of Overton; Grandchildren: Shaun Milford and Cheryl of Center, Megan Adams and Joshua of Gary, Levi Hughes and girlfriend, Samantha, of Overton, Baylee Hughes of Overton, Anabelle Hughes of Overton, Kailynn Hughes of Overton, Jessica Holloway and Robbie of Mt. Enterprise, Joseph Cline and Christine of Nacogdoches, TX. Great Grandchildren: Karson, Kutter, Case and Courtlan Milford of Center, Makynze, Brooklyn, Dakota and Jaelyn Adams of Gary, Juliet James of Mt. Enterprise, Jagger Allen of Garrison, Jett Holloway of Mt. Enterprise, and Zoe and Acesa Cline of Nacogdoches. Numerous Nieces, nephews and a host of family and friends.


Mrs. Hughes is preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Byron and Kenny Billingsley and her sister in law, Gwen Billingsley.


Thank you to the kind ladies at Affinity Hospice for their loving support during her last days. Also, a big Thank you to all the staff at Pine Grove Nursing for her care.
Mangum Funeral Home, Center, is in charge of arrangements.
 

Rose E. McDaniel

 

Hicks Mortuary 804 Martin Luther King Dr. Center, Texas (936)598-3865

 

Hicks Mortuary is announcing funeral service for Mrs. Rose E. McDaniel (76).  Mrs. McDaniel died, October 24, 2020 in Nacogdoches, Texas.     The funeral service will be Saturday, October 31, 2020 at East Liberty Baptist Church (2980 County Road 2569 Center, Texas) at 11:00 A.M.     Rev. Gary Suell of the Mt. Gillion Baptist Church will be officiating.

 
Mrs. McDaniel is survived by:
    2 Daughters:  Conetta and her husband Rev. Sean Miller of Ft. Worth, Texas and Pamela and her husband Rev. Gary Suell Sr.  of Nacogdoches, Texas. 
    Grandchildren:  Cory Johnson, Cory Thomas, Shornette Suell, Gary Suell Jr., Jerrard Suell, and LaGarik Suell 
    2 Siblings:  Mae Alice and her husband Charles Walker and Charles and his wife Vinita White 
    
Viewing:  There will be a public viewing on Friday, October 30, 2020 from 1:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.  in Center, TX at Hicks Mortuary.  Additional viewing will be at East Liberty Baptist Church on Saturday, October 31, 2020 starting at 9:00 A.M. until funeral time.   However, due to COVID-19 restrictions, mask and social distance are required. 


Committal:  Rather Cemetery (Hwy 87 just before F.M. Road 139)

Repast: The Azalea House 333 Tenaha Street Center, Texas 75935

 

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


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

Roy Lee "Babe" Tindol

 

 

Roy Lee “Babe” Tindol, 79, of Center, passed away Wednesday, October 21, 2020, in Nacogdoches.

 

Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday, October 23, 2020, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, October 24, 2020, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Richard Goodwin officiating.  Interment will follow at White Rock Cemetery in Center.

 

Born May 25, 1941, in Center, Roy is the son of the late Harrel Jackson Tindol and Vanona Dell Livingston Tindol.  He worked as a farmer and was a member of First Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ in Center.  

 

He is survived by


Children:
Sylvia McDonald of Timpson
Johnny Tindol and wife, Jolene, of Joaquin
Ricky Tindol and wife, Diane, of Shelbyville

Grandchildren:
Ryan McDonald
Shelby Choice and husband Cameron
Steven Tindol
Rachael Carmack
Jodene Cooper
Jessica Smith and husband, Wesley
Mitchell Tindol and wife, Piper
Mena Hana
Eric Hana

12 Great Grandchildren

Sister: Mary McDaniel of Center

Preceded in death by
Wife: Brooksie Tindol
Daughters: Amanda Hana, Susan Tindol 
Parents: Harrel Jackson Tindol and Vanona Dell Livingston Tindol
Sister: Juanita Jackson
Brother: Harrel Ray Tindol

 

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

Ruth Santos Boyett

 

 

Ruth Santos Boyett, 82, of Center, passed away Thursday, October 22, 2020, in Center.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Saturday, October 24, 2020, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, October 25, 2020, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Joe Walker officiating.  Interment will follow at O.E. Price Cemetery in Logansport, Louisiana.


Born December 2, 1937, Ruth is the daughter of the late Jessie Santos and Ellen Paddie Santos. She retired as a service desk clerk at Walmart.  Her hobbies included gardening and watching the hummingbirds.  She loved roses and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. Ruth was a member of Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church in Mansfield, Louisiana.


She is survived by her children, Tommy Boyett and wife Ann of Joaquin and Becky Rogers and husband Carl of Center; grandchildren, Jeremy Boyett and wife Sue Sue of Logansport, Louisiana, Justin Boyett and wife Katie of Logansport, Louisiana, Matthew Rogers and family of Center, Chloe Rogers of Center, and Joseph Rogers of Center; great grandchildren, Ainsley, Alyssa, Easton, Lisa Shamburger and husband Holden, and Levi; brother and sisters, Dennis Santos, Mary Ann Procell and husband Malcolm, Elaine Welch, and Dorothy Blaylock and husband Charles; numerous nieces and nephews; and friends.


Preceded in death by husband, A.J. Boyett; parents, Jessie Santos and Ellen Paddie Santos; sisters, Ruby Estes and Nettie Mayfield; brothers, Pete Santos, Wilson Santos, Joseph Santos, and Edward Santos.


Pallbearers will be Jeremy Boyett, Justin Boyett, Joseph Rogers, Matthew Rogers, Justin Erwin, and Truit Whittley.  Honorary pallbearers will be Calvin Murray, L.J. Whitten, and Jimmy Stephens.


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

Todd Birdwell

 

 

NAME: Todd Birdwell AGE: 52

 

ADDRESS: Bronson, Texas

 

DATE / PLACE OF DEATH: Sunday, October 18, 2020, Bronson, Texas

 

DATE / PLACE OF BIRTH: October 3, 1968, Beaumont, Texas

 

DATE / TIME OF SERVICE: Thursday, October 22, 2020, 11:00am

 

PLACE OF SERVICE: Wyman Roberts Funeral Home, San Augustine, Texas

 

DATE / TIME OF VISITATION: Wednesday, October 21, 2020, 5:00pm – 8:00pm

 

PLACE OF VISITATION: Wyman Roberts Memorial Chapel, San Augustine, Texas

 

BURIAL: Little Flock Cemetery, San Augustine County, Texas

 

FATHER: Tex Birdwell Sr. MOTHER: Mabel Lois (Dickerson) Birdwell

 

OCCUPATION: Pipeline Construction

 

SURVIVED BY: Father: Tex Birdwell Sr. and wife Barbra of Bronson


Daughters: Megan Danielle Birdwell of Dallas
Savannah Hope Birdwell of Hewitt

 

Sister: Sherry McDaniel and husband Greg of Long Branch

 

Brother: Rusty Birdwell of Huxley
Nieces: Beth McCary, Jennifer McDaniel, Jessica Runnels, Shala Means-Saenz
Nephew: Matt Birdwell


**Preceded in death by mother Mabel Lois Birdwell

 

 

Aaron Blount, Jr.

 

 

Mangun Funeral Home Announces Graveside Services for Aaron Blount, Jr., 75, of Joaquin, TX passed away on October 15, 2020. Mr. Blount was born on November 4, 1944 in Paxton, TX to the late Girtuce and Aaron Blount, Sr. 


Graveside Service will be held Sunday, October 18, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Willow Grove Cemetery in Joaquin, TX with Bro. Wayne Jones officiating.


Mr. Blount is survived by his son, Dane Blount and wife, Miranda, of Logansport, LA; daughter, Kimberly Jerigans and husband, David, of Joaquin, TX; Sisters, Norma Jean Bates and husband, Webb, of Joaquin, TX, Sandra Stephens and husband, Jimmy, of Logansport, LA and Mickey Shull of Center, TX; Grandchildren, Dylan Hall, Mallory Rogers and Rylie Blount; Great Grandchildren, Kutter Rogers, Kallan Rogers, Brad Hall and Karter Rogers; Numerous nieces, nephews and a host of family and friends.


Mr. Blount is proceeded in death by his parents, Girtuce and Aaron Blount, Sr. and his sister, Ann Touchstone.


Serving as honorary pallbearers are Dyllan Hall, Zach Bates, Avery Liker, Gunner Claybrook, Ernest Claybrook, Lynn Stephens, Micheal Bates, Robert Shull and Ray Touchstone.
Mangum Funeral Home, Center, is in charge of arrangements.

 

 

Vivian Jernigan

 

 

Vivian Jernigan, 97, of Center, passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2020, in Center.

A private family burial was held at Old Salem Cemetery. She was laid to rest beside her husband and brother.

 

Mrs. Jernigan was born November 3, 1922, in San Augustine County, to Jim Sharpton and Mattie Sharpton Gilchrist.  She went on to fulfill a career in teaching. Mrs. Jernigan was a member of White Rock Missionary Baptist Church.

 

She is survived by
Children
Jimmy and Cathy Jernigan
Judy and Chris Andrews

Grandchildren
Adam and Vicki Jernigan
Jennifer and James Miles
Lauren Brown
Cody Andrews
Brittni and Wesley Hines

Step Grandson
John Battles

Great grandchildren 
Rachel and Cameron Miller
Brandon Miles
Jason Miles 
Dylan Miles
Ethan Miles
Jaquelyn Miles
Marissa Miles
Melanie Miles
Justin Miles
Colton Miles
Jaxon Miles
Lance Brown
Lillian Brown
Liam Brown
Weston Hines

Great great grandchildren 
Jack Miller
Hoyt Miller
Remi Miller

Sisters in law
Effie Jean O’Rear
Mae Stotts
Delores Langston

Nephew
Bob and Sara Smithson

Niece
Ann and Tom Wallace

Preceded in death by 
Husband: Travis Jernigan
Parents: Jim and Mattie Sharpton
Brother: Cletus Sharpton
Twin Sister: Valeira Smithson
Half Sisters: Viola and Euel Hopkins and Katie and Carroll Russell

 

Honorary Pallbearers will be Adam Jernigan, James Miles, Cody Andrews, Wesley Hines, Brandon Miles, Jason Miles, Dylan Miles, Ethan Miles, and Bob Smithson.

 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be sent to Old Salem Cemetery, c/o Venorah McSwain, 8612 FM 711, Center, TX 75935.

 

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

Jack Wallace Denby

 

 

Jack Wallace Denby, 81, of Center, passed away Tuesday, October 13, 2020, in Tenaha.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday, October 19, 2020, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 20, 2020, at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Shelby County with Bro. Lamar Denby and Bro. Gordon Vaughn officiating.


Born May 14, 1939, Jack is the son of the late Clifford Reeves Denby and Versie Viola Denby.  He worked as a chicken farmer and truck driver.  Mr. Denby was a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Shelbyville.


He is survived by his children, David Carl Denby of Hooks and Darlene Denby of Marshall; stepchildren, Quinn Johnson of Crosby and Cregg Johnson of Tenaha; grandchildren, Joshua Denby, Michael Brown Denby, Stephanie Heather Denby, Nicole Denby Cambers, Selia Denby, Mystina Denby, Dustin Denby, Daniel Denby, Scott White, and Staci White; brother, Bruce Denby and wife Carolyn of Gary.  


Preceded in death by his wife, Shirely Denby; sons, Jackie Wayne Denby and Steven Wallce Denby; parents, Clifford Reeves Denby and Versie Viola Denby; brothers, Weldon Denby and Cliff Denby Jr.; and sister, Beatrice Denby.


Pallbearers will be Joshua Denby, Michael Brown Denby, Danny Pierce, Dustin Denby, Christopher Denby, and Bradley Denby.  Honorary pallbearers will be Bruce Denby and Brian Denby.
Thank you to Affinity Hospice and Pastor Gordon Vaughn for their compassionate care.
Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
 

Daisy Tanner Dupree

 

 

Mrs. Daisy Tanner Dupree, age 71, of San Augustine, Texas.  Mrs. Dupree passed away on Friday, October 9, 2020 at CHI St. Luke Memorial in San Augustine, Texas.   

 

Graveside service  

Saturday, October 17, 2020
11:00 a.m.
Greer Cemetery
Rev. Danna Gipson, officiating

 

Visitation

Friday, October 16, 2020
2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Garner & Son Chapel

 

SURVIVORS 

Husband        Leo Dupree of San Augustine, Texas

2 Sons   Mark Christopher Thomas (Trina) of San Augustine, Texas
            Evonta LaPaul Dupree of Nacogdoches, Texas

 

7  Grandchildren    20 Great-Grandchildren

 

2 Brothers        Alvin Tanner (Patricia) of San Augustine, Texas
                       Jimmy Netherly (Mary Lynn) of Center, Texas

 

3 Sisters  Betty Randle (Leo) of San Augustine, Texas
               Alice Tanner  of Houston, Texas
               Ester Lynn Cartwright of Shelbyville, Texas

 


 

Joycelyn "Ann" Falleur

 

 

NAME:      Joycelyn “Ann” Falleur            AGE:     77

ADDRESS:      Broaddus, Texas

DATE / PLACE OF DEATH:   Monday, October 11, 2020, Broaddus, Texas    
                          
DATE / PLACE OF BIRTH:    September 21, 1943, Vidor, Texas

 DATE / TIME OF  MEMORIAL SERVICE:   Thursday, October 15, 2020, 2:00 pm

PLACE OF SERVICE:     Wyman Roberts Memorial Chapel

FATHER:   A. P. Ross                    MOTHER: Ruth (Vestal) Ross

                                                                                                                    
OCCUPATION:   Homemaker

SURVIVED BY:  

 

Husband: Mike Falleur

 

Daughter: Teresa Johnson of Chireno

 

Sons: Robert Burks and Roger Burks of Mexico

Daughter-in-law: Kim Burks of Chireno

 

Grandchildren: Seth & Jacki Johnson, Kathryn Johnson, Ashley & Jared Chandler,

Christie & Matthew Bearden, William & Brandy Burks, Tray Burks, Chase Burks & 

Summer Foster, Johnathan Burks, Samuel Burks, Hannah Burks, Isabel Burks

 

Great-grandchildren: Shelby Burks, Payton Johnson, Aiden Sowell, James Johnson,

Cami Sowell, Blade Bearden, Waylon Burks, Weylyn Chandler, Savannah Burks, 

KK Foster

 

Cousins: Barb and Wayne Rumsey, Carol Falleur
                                                   

Kathi Sue Townes

 

 

Kathi Sue Townes, 62, of Timpson, Texas, passed away peacefully on October 11, 2020 in Timpson, Texas. She was born on July 10, 1958 in Houston, Texas, to the late Herman L. Stephens and Lillian Lidy (Swartz) Stephens. Graveside service will be at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at Timpson Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Timpson, Texas, 75975, with Bro. Carroll Jones officiating. 

 

Visitation will begin 30 minutes prior to graveside service at Timpson Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Wednesday, October 14, 2020.

 

Kathi moved to Timpson, Texas and attended Timpson High School where she graduated Class of 1976. She went to Stephen F. Austin State University and received a teaching degree.  She met the love of her life, Charles Townes, in a local grocery store and the two were married on December 5, 1981 at Timpson Missionary Baptist Church.  They spent over 35 years together before his passing in 2017.  Although Kathi had no children of her own, she had many that came through Timpson ISD through the years she spent teaching Kindergarten and Pre-k.  She retired from Timpson ISD after more than 20 years of service.  She was a very kind, compassionate, tender hearted individual. Those that were blessed to meet her will surely miss her.  She enjoyed reading, taking care of her cats, and trying out new restaurants. Kathi loved the Lord and was a member of Corinth Baptist Church.

 

She is survived by her brother, Andy Stephens and wife, Jody; sister, Emily Jordan and husband, Bill; niece, Jackie Kolajack Hendricks and husband, Kyle; nephew, Joseph Kolajack and wife, Stephanie; 3 nieces; 5 nephews; 1 great niece; 6 great nephews; special lifelong friend, Frankie Mae Newcomer and husband, Darrell; and a host of family and friends that will miss her dearly.

Kathi is preceded in death by her husband, Charles Townes; parents, Herman and Lillian Stephens; and sisters, Linda Kolajack and Donna Stephens.  

 

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.

 

Heverin Anne Kipp Goatcher

 

 

Heverin Anne Kipp Goatcher, 79, of Center, passed away Monday, October 12, 2020, in Center.
Memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 17, 2020, at First Baptist Church in Haslam with Bro. Jody Hooper officiating.

 
Born May 5, 1941, in St. Louis, MO, Mrs. Goatcher is the daughter of the late Fred Kipp and Beatrice Hawn Kipp.  She taught recreational therapy at Angelina College.  Her hobbies included arts, crafts, and fashion.  Mrs. Goatcher was a member of First Baptist Church in Haslam.


She is survived by her son, Grant Reuben Goatcher of Carthage; brother, Paul Kipp and wife Karen of St. Louis, MO; nephew, Jason Kipp of St. Louis, MO; and niece, Erin Kipp of St. Louis, MO; numerous other relatives; and a host of friends.


She is preceded in death by her husband, Ruben L. Goatcher; parents, Fred Kipp and Beatrice Hawn Kipp; and sister, Linda Kipp.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be sent to the Salvation Army.
Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com

Bobby Joe "B J" Thomas

 

 

Mr. Bobby Joe “B J” Thomas, age 73, of San Augustine, Texas.  Mr. Thomas passed away on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at CHI St. Luke Memorial in Lufkin, Texas. He was the owner of Thomas Wrecker Service in San Augustine, Texas.

 

Graveside service    
Saturday, October 17, 2020
1:00 p.m.


Antioch Cemetery, San Augustine, Texas

 

Visitation
Friday, October 16, 2020
2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.
Garner and Son Chapel

 

SURVIVORS 

Son   Dwayne Thomas of Chireno, Texas
        Tinniece “Bill” Davis of Murfreesboro, TN

 

5 Grand Children    1 Great-Grand Child

 

1 Brother    James H. Thomas of Houston, Texas

 

3 Sisters    Onieta Bland of Adelanto, CA
                 Sandra Kimble of League City, Texas
                 Sherry Thomas of Houston, Texas

 

As well as a host of Nieces, Nephews, other relatives and friends.

Wilma McElroy Cleckley

 

 

NAME:     Wilma McElroy Cleckley             AGE:     89

ADDRESS:      San Augustine, Texas

DATE / PLACE OF DEATH:  Sunday, October 11, 2020, San Augustine, Texas
                          
DATE / PLACE OF BIRTH:    July 23, 1931, San Augustine, Texas

 DATE / TIME OF  SERVICE: Wednesday, October 14, 2020, 11:00am

PLACE OF SERVICE:     Wyman Roberts Memorial Chapel, San Augustine, Texas

DATE / TIME OF VISITATION: Tuesday, October 13, 2020, 5:00pm – 8:00 pm

PLACE OF VISITATION:   Wyman Roberts Funeral Home, San Augustine, Texas
  
BURIAL:  Saunders Cemetery, San Augustine County, Texas

 

FATHER:          Willie Justin Howell                            MOTHER: Vera Laura (Sanders)

 

OCCUPATION:   Poultry Farmer

 

SURVIVED BY:  

Son: Justin McElroy and wife Kathlene of San Augustine
                               

Daughter: Betty Byley and husband Robert of Bronson
                               

8 Grandchildren, 10 Great-grandchildren, 4 Great-great-grandchildren

 

**Preceded in death by parents Willie and Vera Howell; husbands Alvin McElroy, Joe Cleckley;
Son Donice McElroy; grandson Josh McElroy
 

Robert Michael "Mikey" Miller

 

 

Robert Michael “Mikey” Miller, 52, of Timpson, passed away Monday, October 12, 2020, in Nacogdoches.


Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 13, 2020, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 14, 2020, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bishop Cedrick Grace and Pastor Fred Wilcox officiating.  Interment will follow at Mt. Olive Cemetery in Timpson.


Born February 13, 1968, in Texarkana, Mikey is the son of Robert Miller and Leona Martin Miller.
He is survived by his mother, Leona Martin of Timpson; fiancé, Terry Owens of Timpson; daughters, Ashley Nichols and husband Robert of Troop and April Gaddy and husband Chris of Center; stepchildren, Kaden Arvello, Kirsti Hailey, and Kooper Dawson all of Garrison; grandchildren, Carter and Haislee Gaddy, Walker, Lane, Casen, and Reese Nichols, Aubrey and Trinity Hailey, and Maddy, Olivia, Jerzee, and Journee Garcia; sisters, Samantha Sanford of Center, Missy Burns of Huntington, and Sabrina Clearwater of Carthage; brothers, Matthew Miller of Sulphur, Louisiana and Mark Miller of Lufkin; and nieces and nephews, Cassidy Sanford, Jennifer Hudspeth, Kristy Miller and Colton Burns.


He is preceded in death by his wife, Hazel Cooper; father, Robert Miller; and nephew, Robert Miller.


Pallbearers will be Seth Harris, Randy Askins, Bruiser Harris, Timmy Harris, Kaden Arvello, and Kooper Dawson.  Honorary pallbearers will be Bubba Timmons, Ronald Miller, Harry Cooper, Louie Cooper, and James Hughes Jr.


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

Mary Louise McClelland

 

 

Hicks Mortuary of Center, Texas and Calvary Mortuary of Beaumont, Texas are announcing funeral service for Mrs. Mary Louise McClelland, Simpson  (86) of Orange, Texas.  

 

Mrs. Simpson died October 3, 2020.   Funeral service will be Monday, October 12, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. at Mt. Olive Baptist Church (106 W. Park Avenue in Orange, Texas 77630) and interment to follow at Magnolia Cemetery.  


Visitation will be Monday from 9:00 A.M. at the church.     

Online condolences at calvarymortuarybeaumont.com 

 


 

Nina Tommie Christian

 

 

Nina Tommie Christian (95) of Center, TX was born February 22, 1915 to Claude Pilgreen and Velma Baker Pilgreen. Tommie passed away October 8, 2020. Hers was a life filled with Gospel music and a mother’s untamed pride in the accomplishments of her family.

 

Visitation and Graveside Services will be held on Saturday, October 10th 2020 at Old Union Cemetery, Tenaha, TX. Visitation will begin at 3:30 p.m with Services immediately following at 4:00 p.m.

 

Mrs. Christian is survived by Sons, Charles (Laura) Rowe; Wayne (Lisa) Christian of Center, TX; Grandchildren, Scott (Jennifer) Rowe of Gulfport, MS, Taffanie (Thane) Erwin of San Antonio, TX, Liza (Mark) Firmin of Waco, TX, Lindsey (Lincoln) Thompson of Atlanta, TX, Lauren Christian of Austin, TX; and 8 Great Grandchildren.

 

She is preceded in death by Husbands, Dennis Rowe and James E. Christian; Parents, Claude Pilgreen and Velma Baker Pilgreen; Sisters, Eunice, Katherine, Vera, Geanie; Brothers, Guy and Buddy.

 

 

 

Vanessa Rachelle Goings

 

 

Vanessa Rachelle Goings, 26, of Center, passed away Tuesday, October 6, 2020, in Center.  

Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Saturday, October 10, 2020, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, October 11, 2020, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Darren Smith Pastoring.  Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center.

 

Born July 2, 1994, in Seattle, Washington, Vanessa Goings is the daughter of JR Irybarren and Stacy Leonard Wershing.  Her hobbies included photography, drawing, and creative cooking.  She loved creating new recipes.  Vanessa was charismatic with people.  She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Center.

 

She is survived by her son, Cooper Goings; parents, J.R. Iribarren and Stacy Wershing; sisters, Sabrina Edenshaw and Elizabeth Wershing; nieces and nephews, Derek Edenshaw, Addison Gilchrist, Blaine Smith, Joseph Gilchrist, Braxton Mikesh, Ethan Edenshaw, and Cayden Mikesh; aunts and uncles, Ralph and Kim Iribarren, James Iribarren, and Margret Iribarren; cousins, Ralphie and Gina Iribarren, Candy and Bill Gooseman, Sostenes Iribarren, and Chantel Iribarren; and brother-in-law, Brian Mikesh.

 

She is preceded in death by her dad, Todd Wershing; nephew, Conner Mikesh; grandparents, Fred Leonard and Candi Iribarren; and great grandmother, Berniece Wright.

 

Pallbearers will be Elizabeth Wershing, Sabrina Edenshaw, Jimmy Smith, and Jarrett Smith.

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

 

 

Brent Burns

 

 

NAME:     Brent Burns             AGE:     58

ADDRESS:      Bacliff, Texas

DATE / PLACE OF DEATH:  Monday, October 5, 2020, Baycliff, Texas
                          
DATE / PLACE OF BIRTH :    December 4, 1961, Ft. Sill, Oklahoma

DATE / TIME OF  GRAVESIDE SERVICE: Saturday, October 10, 2020, 1:00pm

PLACE OF SERVICE:     Broaddus Cemetery, Broaddus, Texas

DATE / TIME OF VISITATION: Saturday, October 10, 2020, 11:30am – 12:30 pm

PLACE OF VISITATION:   Wyman Roberts Funeral Home, San Augustine, Texas
  
BURIAL:  Broaddus Cemetery, Broaddus, Texas

 

FATHER:          Allen Neil Burns                            MOTHER: Anne (Rose) Burns

 

OCCUPATION:   Teacher/Educator

 

SURVIVED BY:  

Mother: Anne (Rose) Baugh and husband Hollis
                               

Children: Rachel Joy Burns, Jordan A. Burns
                               

Sister: Catherine Burns and Jim Riviera
                               

Step-brother: Hollis II
                               

Step-sisters: Danise, Carrie, Janna


**Preceded in death by wife Barbara “Button” (Vespore) Burns; daughter Lindsey Hope;
                                         Father Allen N. Burns

 

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
 

Mack Abbott  

 

 

NAME:     Mack Abbott           AGE:     93

 

ADDRESS:      Broaddus, Texas

 

DATE / PLACE OF DEATH:  Wednesday, October 7, 2020, Lufkin, Texas
                          
DATE / PLACE OF BIRTH:    February 8, 1927, Easterly, Texas

 

DATE / TIME OF  SERVICE: Sunday, October 11, 2020, 2:30pm

 

PLACE OF SERVICE:     Wyman Roberts Memorial Chapel, San Augustine, Texas

 

DATE / TIME OF VISITATION: Sunday, October 11, 2020, 12:30pm – 2:30 pm

 

PLACE OF VISITATION:   Wyman Roberts Funeral Home, San Augustine, Texas
  
BURIAL:  Oak Grove Cemetery, Broaddus, Texas

 

OCCUPATION:   Mechanic

 

SURVIVED BY:  

 

Wife: Avor Nell Abbott of Broaddus, Texas
                               

Sons: Wilbert Abbot of Calvert, Texas
                                           

Ronald Abbott of Beaumont, Texas
                                           

James Malan Abbott of Austin, Texas
                                           

Stephen Abbott of Lufkin, Texas
                               

Daughter: Tommie Burrous of Hearne, Texas
                               

15 Grandchildren; 34 Great-grandchildren; a host of Great-great-grandchildren

 

**Preceded in death by biological and adoptive parents; daughter Charlene Brasher


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
 

Quincy Casey

 

 

Due to possible bad weather, Hicks Mortuary is rescheduling Mr. Quincy Casey’s graveside service.  Graveside service for Mr. Quincy “Buck” Casey (37) formally of Center, Texas now of Lufkin, Texas; will be Saturday, October 17, 2020, at 1:00 P.M. at St John Cemetery in Center, Texas.  Mr. Casey died September 29, 2020 at his mother’s home in Center,Texas.  

 
Mr. Casey is survived by:


Wife:  Kimberly R. Elam, Casey of Lufkin, Texas
1 Daughter:  Daishun Casey of Lufkin, Texas 
Mother:  Sharron Casey of Center, Texas 
4 Brothers:  Christopher Isaac, Cleveland Casey Jr., Dayreion Issac, and DaCarrier Casey
    
         
Viewing:  There will be a public viewing on Thursday, October 16, 2020 starting at 10:00 A.M. at Hicks Mortuary.  Mask are required for the viewing and the service.  


Online contributions  for Mr. Casey’s burial expenses can be made at www.hicksmortuary.net or Cash App $KristiRM.  The family needs your assistance.  


Committal: St. John Cemetery in Center, Texas

 

Service entrust to Hicks Mortuary 804 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive Center, Texas 75935
Please visit our website for online condolences at www.hicksmortuary.net 

 

 

Winnie Smith

 

 

Winnie Smith, 101, of Tenaha Texas was born January 25th 1919 in Joaquin, Tx to William and Arrie Walker. Winnie passed away October 6th 2020.


Visitation will be Saturday October 10th at 11:00AM at Ramah Baptist Church Tenaha, Tx. Graveside Services will be Saturday October 10th at 12:00PM at Ramah Cemetery Tenaha, Tx.
Winnie enjoyed making all types of treats for family and friends, she enjoyed sewing. She loved to travel and seeing new places, most of all Winnie loved spending time visiting with family and friends.


Survived by Daughter, Rosa Phipps of Tenaha, TX; Grandchildren, Nathan Kaluza, wife Lynn Kaluza; Arnold Kaluza III, wife Heather Kaluza; Great grandchildren Bethany Kaluza, Emma Kaluza, Alex Kaluza, Alison Stewart, and William Kaluza.


Preceded in death by Husband Vestus Smith, Infant Daughter, Parents William and Arrie Walker, 4 Brothers and 4 sisters.


Serving as pallbearers will be Harry Perry and Royce Perry.

Alicia Gail Layton

 

 

It is with great sadness to share the news that on October 3rd 2020 Alicia Gail Layton (Ready) passed away. Alicia was born November 25, 1952 in Houston Texas. 

 

Alicia battled Leukemia since 2017. She put a strong and brave fight until the end. Alicia was sweet and kind who loved her children and grandchildren above all else. She was her husband, Rusty's life and they were each other’s best friend. Alicia will surely be missed by everyone.


Alicia is preceded in death by her mother Syble Jernigan, Step-father Earl Jernigan, Father Henry Norman (Bully) Ready, Step-mom Jean Ready and sister Donna Ready. 

 

Alicia is survived by two sons Jarrod Munden and Joseph (April) Munden, sister, Ramona (Lex) Koch and brother Gary (Jenny) Ready. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren, Aaliyah Garza, Alanah Munden, Jarren Munden, Aubrey Munden, Avery Munden, Jace Munden, Michael Layton, Chance Layton, Cheyenne Layton, Farris Warr, Banner Warr, Connen Warr and numerous nieces and nephews.

 

Graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 6, 2020, at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Shelbyville with visitation beginning 11:00 a.m., at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.

Mr. Charles Darrin "C D" Malone

 

 

Mr. Charles Darrin “C D” Malone, age 55, of San Augustine, Texas.  Mr. Malone passed away on Friday, October 2, 2020 at Nacogdoches Memorial Medical Center in Nacogdoches, Texas.   

 

Funeral service    

Graveside service
Saturday, October 10, 2020
11:00 a.m.
Redland Cemetery, San Augustine, Texas
Rev. Fred Dade, Officiating

 

Visitation

Friday, October 9, 2020
2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.
Garner & Son Chapel

 

SURVIVORS 

 

3 Brothers        

 

Lewis Malone (Doris) of San Augustine, Texas
Winfred Watts (Betty) of San Augustine, Texas
Clifford Malone (Tasha) of Lithonia, GA
    
2 Sisters        

 

Fannie Holman (Rev. Daniel) of San Augustine, Texas
Darlene Jones (Earl) of Tyler, Texas

 

As well as a host of Nieces, Nephews, other relatives and Friends.

Sammy G. Garrett

 

 

Hicks Mortuary is announcing graveside service at 11:00 A.M.  for Mr. Sammy G. Garrett (76) of Shelbyville, Texas.   Mr. Garrett passed away on Saturday, October 3, 2020, at the residences of a family member.   He was born on February 15, 1944.  Graveside service will be Saturday, October 10, 2020 at Thompson Cemetery in Shelbyville, Texas.  Brother Lavel Tukes will officiate.

    

Mr. Garrett is survived by:


Sons:  Patrick G. Garrett (Janice) of Timpson, Texas; Derrick E. Garrett (Shelitra) of Carthage, Texas; and Daron E. Garrett (Rhonda) 
Daughter:  Hope Johnson (Charles) of Shelbyville, Texas 
Sister:  Linda Carter of Shelbyville, Texas


Visitation:  Friday, October 9, 2020 at Hicks Chapel at 1:00pm to 6:00pm. Mask are required for the viewing and the service


Committal:   Thompson Cemetery in Shelbyville, Texas 


Service entrusted to Hicks Mortuary 804 Martin Luther King Drive, Center, Texas 75935.  Please visit our website for online condolences at hicksmorturay.net. 

Blake Carter Taylor

 

 

Blake Carter Taylor, infant, of Timpson, Texas, passed away September 29, 2020 in Nacogdoches, Texas.  She was born on September 29, 2020 in Nacogdoches, Texas, to B.C. Taylor Jr. and Kristen Elaine (Cooper) Taylor. Graveside service will be at 4:00 PM on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at Woodlawn Cemetery, Timpson, Texas, 75975, with Bro. Kyle Lee officiating. 

Some only dream of angels. We held one in our arms. Knowing that the first thing our precious Blake saw when she was welcomed into this world was the face of Jesus helps us to find peace. We will always love her.  

 

She will be so easy to remember, yet so hard to live without.  Blake will never truly be apart from us for she will forever remain a part of us.  We will hold her in our heart until we hold her again in heaven.  

 

We will be loving her always, and forgetting her never. Blake is survived by her parents, B.C. and Kristen Taylor

 

Big Sister, Presley Miller

Big Brother, Cooper Miller

Grandparents, Harry Cooper Sr., Mimi Missy Cooper and papa Jeff Wilburn, Bret and Christy Taylor, Larry and Rachelle Bourque

Uncles, Harry Cooper Jr. and wife Melissa of Center, Texas, Robert Redman of Center, Texas, Will Hutto and wife Jessica of Hubert, North Carolina, Cade Cooper and wife Diana of Center, Texas, Kyle Tyler and wife Cassi of Shelbyville, Texas, Randall Garbee of San Antonio, Dylan Taylor of Garrison, Texas, Toby Taylor and wife Adriana of Nacogdoches, Texas

Aunt, Roxie Taylor of Baytown, Texas

 

Cousins, Marissa Cooper, Cody Cooper, Amanda Redman, Bryce Hutto, Elaesis Hutto,
Wyatt Cooper, Jake Cooper, Madelyn Tyler, Nolan Tyler, and soon to arrive, cousin, Conway Taylor, 

 

She is preceded in death by her grandmother, Kathy Sue Cooper; great grandparents, Floyd Hutto Sr. and Willie Mae Hutto, Earl and Mag Cooper, Bill and Charlotte Taylor, Doug and Sissy Wilson; aunt, Sandy Cooper; cousin, Sawyer Cooper

 

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.

Gloria Lee Pettigrew

 

 

Hicks Mortuary is announcing graveside service for Mrs. Gloria Lee Pettigrew of Center, Texas    Mrs. Pettigrew died, September 25, 2020 at the local emergency room in Center, Texas.    Private graveside service will be Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 1:00 PM.    Rev. Anthony Jackson will be officiating 
Mrs. Pettigrew is survived by:
    1 Son:  J. E. Pettigrew of Center, Texas 
    2 Daughter:  Ervin (Ernestine) Pinson of Houston, Texas and Ann Marie Pettigrew 
Sister:  Margie Bennett 
In-laws:  Mozell Smith, Naomi Goodwin, and Jim Yarborough
         
Viewing:  There will be a public viewing on Friday, October 2, 2020 starting at 10:00 A.M. at Hicks Mortuary.  Mask are required for the viewing and the service.  
Committal: Westview Cemetery in Center, Texas  

 

Service entrust to Hicks Mortuary 804 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive Center, Texas 75935
Please visit our website for online condolences at www.hicksmortuary.net 
 

Tommie Lee Bryce

 

 

Tommie Lee Bryce, 64, of Timpson, Texas, passed away September 28, 2020 in Timpson, Texas. He was born on November 26, 1955 in Center, Texas, to the late Tommie Roscoe and Christine (Smith) Bryce. Funeral service will be at 10AM on Friday, October 2, 2020 at Taylor Funeral Home, 511 Ross Graves Dr., Timpson, Texas, 75975 Interment will follow at County Line Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 6-8PM on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson, Texas

 

Tommie was born and raised in Shelby County.  He attended Concord and Gary schools.  Tommie was a hard worker and roughnecked most of his life providing for his family.  He had one son, Tommie Lee Bryce Jr., whom he loved dearly.  Tommie was a kind, compassionate, individual who enjoyed time spent outdoors visiting with his friends and family.  He would not miss the opportunity to have a cold drink with his friends who walked many miles with him.  

He is survived by his son, Tommie Lee Bryce Jr. and wife Jennifer; mother, Christine Bryce; brother, David Lynn Bryce and wife Vickie; sisters, Linda Kovar and husband Milton, Patricia Dukes; grandchildren, Kaitlyn Mae Bryce, Christina Bryce; and a host of family and friends that will miss him dearly.

 

Tommie is preceded in death by his father, Tommie Roscoe Bryce.

 

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.

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