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Randal C. Waldrop
Dec 23, 1916 - Apr 15, 2003
Randal C., Born on December 23, 1916 in Cryer Creek, Texas and Passed away on April 15, 2003 in Dallas, Texas.  He was a member of the N. Texas Carpenters Union.  He is survived by son: Jerry H. Waldrop, daughter: Barbara Alford, sister: Allie Mae Inmon, 5 Grandchildren and 3 Great Grandchildren.  Funeral Service will be held April 17,  2003 in the Troy Suggs Funeral Home Chapel at 2:00 P.M. with Interment to follow in Grove Hill Memorial Park.  Bro Ray Valance Officiating.  Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM on Thursday, April 16, 2003 at the Funeral Home.

Ruth (Harris) Stewart
Mar 5, 1925 - May 3, 2002

BRENHAM - Services for Ruth Harris Stewart, 77, of Brenham are set for 10 a.m. Tuesday at Memorial Oaks Chapel in Brenham.

The Rev. D.H. Strickland will officiate. Burial will be in the Prairie Lea Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday with the family present at the funeral home.

Mrs. Stewart died Friday at Trinity Medical Center Hospital in Brenham.

She was born in Streetman. She was an advertising specialist and dorm mother at Blinn College in Brenham.

Survivors include her two sons and daughters-in-law, Clayton and Martha Stewart of Cypress and Scott and Debra Stewart of Brenham; a daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Don Hariston of Gainesville, Fla.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Nancy Carol Roberts Memorial Library.

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  • Prairie Lea Cemetery in Brenham, Washington Co., TX

Nina Mae (Franklin) Hart
Jan 10, 1919 - Oct 5, 2002

CORSICANA - Services for Nina Mae Franklin Hart, 83, of Navarro County are set for 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Corley Funeral Home Chapel in Corsicana.

The Rev. Gene Craven will officiate. Burial will be in Post Oak Cemetery in Malakoff.

Mrs. Hart died Saturday.

She was born in Grayson County and lived most of her life in Navarro County. She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Steve Randol Hart; and a son, Richard Lee Hart.

Survivors include three sons and a daughter-in-law, Bobby Ray and Cathy Hart, Steve Randol Hart Jr. and Andrew Griffin Hart; two daughters and a son-in-law, Reba and Dawson Joles and Gladys Wallace; five brothers and four sisters-in-law, Albert and Elizabeth Franklin, A.C. and Clara Franklin, David and Darlene Franklin, E.G. and Martha Franklin and Gary Franklin; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Ruby Kirksey, Linda and Thomas Carroll and Virginia and Bobby Knott; a sister-in-law, Virginia Ruth Franklin; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandsons.


Martina Cloud
May 27, 1916 - Sep 2, 2002

CORSICANA - Graveside services for Martina Cloud, 86, of Corsicana were Wednesday at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Rockdale.

The Rev. Calvin Springer officiated.

Arrangements were under the direction of Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale.

Mrs. Cloud died Monday at the Twilight Nursing Home in Corsicana.

She was born in Hartford, Ky., and was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Cloud.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Gene D. and Jeri Kelly of Corsicana; a stepson and daughter-in-law, J.D. and Sharon Cloud of Plano; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


Melba Andrews-Frossard
Nov 28, 1911 - Oct 15, 2002

Melba Andrews Frossard

CORSICANA - Services for Melba Andrews Frossard, 90, of Corsicana and formerly of Madisonville are set for 2 p.m. Friday at the First United Methodist Church in Madisonville.

The Revs. Leroy Stanton and Dick White will officiate. Burial will be in the Madisonville City Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Madisonville Funeral Home, with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m., and from 10 a.m. until the time of services Friday at the church.

Mrs. Frossard died Tuesday in Corsicana.

She was born in Madison County and lived there until 1994, when she moved to Bryan and then to Corsicana. She was a lifetime member of the First United Methodist Church and was a very active member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Madison County Historical Society.

She was preceded in death by her two husbands, Joe Gus Andrews and J. H. Frossard.

Survivors include four sons and three daughters-in-law, Charles Kenneth and Mary Jane Andrews of Madisonville, Joe Harold and Ann Andrews of Abilene, John Herbert Frossard Jr. of Ennis, and Gus Woodrow and Linda Frossard of Grandbury; a sister, Josie Appling of Bryan; six grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church or a charity of your choice in memory of Melba Frossard.


Ruby Kate Gordon
Mar 14, 1918 - Sep 4, 2003

NORMANGEE - Services for Ruby Kate Gordon, 85, of Normangee are set for 10 a.m. Saturday at Cozart Funeral Chapel in Normangee.

Bro. Ross Newton of Flynn Baptist Church will officiate. Burial will be in Hopewell Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Gordon died Thursday in Madisonville.

She was born in Richland and had lived in Normangee for the past 10 years. She was a retired houseparent at the Austin State School for the Blind. She was a Baptist.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Gordon.

Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Gary and Novise Gordon of Flynn and Larry and Frances Gordon of Oklahoma; seven grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.


William Harvey Beeman
May 9, 1914 - Sep 30, 2003

Harvey Beeman

Harvey Beeman, 89, of Corsicana passed away Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2003 in Tyler.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. today at Corley Funeral Home.

Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Corley Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dale Leggett officiating. Interment will follow at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be John Harvey Dumas, Steven Dumas, David Dumas, Kevin Dumas, Joe Goodin, Johnny Robinson, Tommy Roman and Wade Payne.

Mr. Beeman was born May 9, 1914 in Corsicana. He was a cattle rancher.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Beeman.

Survivors include daughter and son-in-law Ruthie Jean and John Dumas of Tyler; sister Martha Finck of California; grandson John Harvey Dumas and wife Allison of Little Elm, Steven Dumas and wife Michelle of Tyler and David Dumas and wife Renee of Henderson; granddaughter and husband Mikki and Nathan Strickland of Tyler; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

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Bettie Palms

Bettie Palms, 95, of Corsicana passed away Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2003 in Grand Prairie. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. today at Corley Funeral Home. Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Corley Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Bill Honea officiating. Interment will follow at Birdston Cemetery.

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William A. "Jackie" Teague
Oct 5, 1934 - Oct 4, 2003

William A. "Jackie" Teague, 68, of Corsicana passed away Saturday, Oct. 4, 2003 in Corsicana.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. today at Corley Funeral Home.

Services will be 3 p.m. Monday at Corley Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tom Connoly and the Rev. Clayton Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Hopewell Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Clinton Mohle, Brian Richards, Gary Richards, Gary Richards, Morgan Hutson, Billy Hutson and Eddie Farmer. Honorary pallbearers will be employees of Haynie Drilling Company.

Mr. Teague was born Oct. 5, 1934 in Corsicana. He was a member of the Eureka Methodist Church and the Eureka Masonic Lodge No. 1060. He retired from Haynie Drilling Company after 46 years of service.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jake and Wilma Teague; and sister, Peggy Teague.

Mr. Teague is survived by his wife of 45 years, Sue Teague of Corsicana; daughters and son-in-law, Diane Hawkins of Hubbard and Debra and Barry Johnson of Desoto; godchild, Brena Jock and family of Corsicana; grandsons, Bryant Hawkins of Hubbard and William Johnson and Matthew Johnson, both of Desoto; sisters, Jean Hutson of Idalou and Doris Farmer of Purdon; and numberous nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Eureka Methodist Church Lord's Acre Fund, 8644 S. Hwy 287, Corsicana, TX 75109.

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Claude Story
Aug 1, 1927 - Oct 2, 2003

Claude Story

Claude Story, 76, of Blooming Grove, passed away Thursday, Oct. 2, 2003, at Heritage Oaks Retirement Village.

Services will be held at 3 p.m. today at First Baptist Church in Blooming Grove with Bro. Grady Cashion officiating. Interment will follow at Rosehill Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Greg Hay, Zach Rich, John Miles, Kevin Belcher, George Lopez and Doug Story.

Honorary pallbearers will be Buddy McGraw, Dennis Reames and Brian Upchurch.

Mr. Story was born Aug. 1, 1927, in Irving. He retired in 1987 from GTE after 18 years of service. He served in the United States Army in World War II and was a member of the I.O.O.F. Lodge and the First Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First Baptist Church Building Fund in Blooming Grove.

Survivors include son and daughter-in-law Phillip and Candy Story of Blooming Grove, son Claude Gene Story of Texas City, grandchildren Amy, Douglas and Misty, seven great grandchildren and brothers Frank Story of Irving and Clyde Story of Irving.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home in Blooming Grove.

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Jose Eleazar Galindo
Aug 23, 1955 - Oct 4, 2003

Jose E. Galindo, 48, of Corsicana, passed away Saturday, Oct. 4, 2003, in Corsicana.

Visitation will 6 to 7:30 p.m., with a Rosary service at 7:30 p.m. in the chapel at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Rev. Robert Williams officiating. Interment will follow at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery.

Mr. Galindo was born on Aug. 23, 1955, in Delores Hidalgo, Guanajuato, Mexico.

Survivors include wife Rosa M. Galindo of Corsicana; sons Joe E. Galindo and Oscar Galindo, both of Corsicana; daughters Brenda and J. Roberto Contreras of Arkansas and Elizabeth Galindo of Corsicana; grandson Robert A. Contreras of Arkansas; parents Fidencio and Audelia Lopez Corona Galindo of Guanajuato, Mexico; brothers Eginardo Galindo Lopez and Balbino Galindo of Guanajuato, Mexico; sisters Cynthia Maria Galindo Lopez, Blanca Estela Galindo Lopez, Rosa Galindo Lopez, Fabiola Galindo Lopez, Anadelia Galindo Lopez, Maria de La Luz Galindo Lopez all of Guanajuato, Mexico.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

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Millard Reed

REED
MILLARD "BODGIE".
Born November 29, 1917 in Barry, Texas.  Passed away peacefully at Heritage Manor Nursing Home on February 5, 2003 in Plano, Texas.  Preceded in death by daughter Carolyn Reed and son, Jimmy Reed.  Survived by loving wife of sixty-six years, Velma; daughter, Patricia Carroll and husband Ken; three grandchildren: Kimberly Covington, Amanda Carroll, and Jack Carroll; two great grandchildren: Tim Rivera and Sarah Irwin; brother Max Reed and wife Florence; sister Lyda Helms; and a host of other relatives and friends.  An avid fisherman, Millard could do almost anything with his hands.  He also enjoyed spending time with his family. "Bodgie" will be greatly missed by all who knew him.  Family will receive friends from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM Friday, February 7, 2003 at Restland Funeral Home.  Funeral Service: 11:30 AM Saturday, February 8, 2003 at Restland Wildwood Chapel.  Interment to follow in Restland Memorial Park.

Notes:

  • Dallas Morning News Feb 7, 2003

Boley Harvey Caldwell, III
Dec 15, 1927 - Jul 26, 2002

CALDWELL, III
LTC (Ret) Boley H. of Mesquite, TX passed away on July 26, 2002 of cancer at age 74.  He was a veteran of The Atomic Bomb Tests at Bikini Atoll, and a former National Chairman of the National Association of Atomic Veterans.  Colonel Caldwell is survived by his beautiful wife of 54 years, Jacqueline Arlene Caskey of mesquite, a daughter, Cathy L. Powers of Amarillo; 4 sons, Michael A. Caldwell of Bartlett, Tn, Timothy M. Caldwell of Rowlett, Patrick H. Caldwell of Kaufman, and Mark W. Caldwell of Mesquite; 12 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.  Funeral services will be at first Presbyterian Church 1028 South Beltline Rd., Mesquite, where he was a member at 10:00 Am on Tuesday, July 30, 2002, with burial in the garden of Veterans II at Restland Memorial Park.  The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM on Monday evening at Restland Funeral Home.  In lieu of flowers, send donations to NAAV, PO Box 2558, Ventor, NJ, 08406-9558 or First Presbyterian Church, Mesquite.

Notes:

  • Married Jacqueline Arline Caskey on 2 September 1948, she is the daughter of Orval Mason Caskey & Annie Lee (Young) Caskey bur at Frost Cemetery, Frost, Navarro Co., TX.
  • Submitted by Edward L. Williams

Ivan Irene Hall
Sept 10, 1915 - Oct 21, 1997

BLOOMING GROVE, Texas -- Graveside services for former Ardmore resident Ivan Irene Hall, 82, Florence, Texas, will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Dresden Cemetery, Blooming Grove, Texas.

Mrs. Hall died Oct. 21, 1997, in Georgetown, Texas.

She married Roy Alexander Hall July 11, 1936, in Ardmore, and lived there until 1991 when she moved to Florence, Texas. Her husband died June 18, 1996.

Survivors include a son, Justin, Georgetown; a sister, Loe Brown; and brother, Cloyd Carroll, Ada; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Cook-Walden/Davis funeral Home, Georgetown, will direct services.

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HALL, IVAN IRENE, of Florence, formerly of Ardmore, Okla., died Tuesday. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Dresden Cemetery , near Blooming Grove. Arrangements by Cook-Walden/Davis, George town.

Notes:

  • Austin American Statesman, Oct 23, 1997

John Woodman Wassell
Nov 22, 1914 - Sep 24, 2003

John W. Wassell

John W. Wassell, 88, of Corsicana and Dallas died in Dallas Sept. 24, 2003.

Born Nov. 22, 1914 to Heverington Eugene Wassell and Lila Aurora McClellan Wassell. Preceded in death by his parents; his brother, James McClellan Wassell and the late Kathryn Anderson Wassell; his grandparents, Judge John Jacob McClellan and Lila Gertrude Kerr McClellan.

He is survived by his wife, Dee Marsden Wassell of Dallas; son Thomas Eugene Wassell of Austin; grandchildren John Evan Wassell and Alexandra Wassell of Austin; his sister Patricia Wassell Kirby of San Antonio; his sister-in-law Mary Wassell, wife of the late James McClellan Wassell who resides in Plano; niece Patsy Derby Payne-Beggs, husband Jim of San Antonio; great-grandnieces Clara Lee and Grace McClellan Thomas; grandniece Mary Patricia Payne, all of Austin; grandnephew Thomas Julius Payne of Austin; also, nieces Lila Kay Wassell Jackson, husband Don, and grandniece Meredith Jackson Hallman, all of Arlington; Carol Ann Wassell Betty, husband John, of Richardson; and grandnephew Kerry Talbot, wife Jan, of McKinney; nephew J.M. (Bud) Wassell, wife Jeni of College Station; grandniece Krista Wassell Price, husband Mike, and great-grandnephew Christopher and Matthew Price and grandniece Amy Kathryn Price, all of Cleveland, Ohio.

John received his degree in Architecture from the University of Texas-Austin. He also served in the U.S. Navy as a Lieutenant Commander.

Services were held Sept. 26, 2003 at Restland's Wildwood Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the SPCA.

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Edith (Cox) Sanders

March 11, 2003
Edith F. Sanders, 88, of Bremerton died March 5, 2003, at Harrison Hospital.

She was born July 15, 1914, in Rice, Texas, to Claude Jesse Cox and Dora Hensen.

She married Leonard B. Sanders. He preceded her in death in 1991.

Mrs. Sanders loved being a homemaker and mother and spending time with her family. She also enjoyed church activities and was a member of Sagerton United Methodist Church in Stamford, Texas.

Survivors include a daughter, Annette Kensmoe of Bremerton; a brother, George Cox of Stephenville, Texas; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She also was preceded in death by two brothers, Cecil and Jesse P. Cox; and two sisters, Nan Kelsey and Sue Galbreath.

A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Kinney-Underwood Funeral Home in Stamford. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery in Tuxedo, Texas.

Local arrangements are under the direction of Lewis Funeral Chapel in Bremerton.


Suzy M. Huffman

Graveside services are set for 1 p.m. Thursday for Suzy M. Huffman of Corsicana. Visitation will be Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at Corley Funeral Home.

She was born in Chatfield but moved to Corsicana at an early age. A lifelong member of First Methodist Church, she was also a longtime employee of Dawson and Sodd, having joined the firm in 1930 as a bookkeeper when it was called Davis, Jester and George. She retired in 1991.

She is survived by two nieces, JoAnn Means and her husband Terry Means of Fort Worth and Nancy Roberts of Corsicana; grandnieces and nephews Sam and Deborah Roberts of Plano, Mary Ann Means and Emily Means of Fort Worth, and Robert and Danielle Means of Corsicana; great-grandnieces and nephew Jessica Roberts and Lauren Roberts of Dallas, and Clayton Roberts and Baily Roberts of Plano.

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Nicholas Bernard Lorette
Sep 27, 1923 - Oct 7, 2003

Nicholas Bernard Lorette

Nicholas Bernard Lorette, born Sept. 27, 1923 in Oklahoma City, Okla., and died peacefully in his sleep Oct. 7, 2003 in Corsicana.

Son of the late Nicholas Peter Lorette of Utrecht, Netherlands, and of Verla Mamie Shelton of Bethany, Okla.

Survived by wife, Lola Anne "Tonie" Lorette of Corsicana; daughter Pamela Field and husband, George Addison Field III of Dallas; son Nicholas Bernard Lorette Jr. and wife Michele Tschurr of Austin. "Papa" was adored by his grandchildren Emily Anne Field, Mary Margaret Field, George Addison Field IV, Nicholas Bernard Lorette III, and Monique Brogdon Lorette. Also survived by sister Betty Lorette (Mrs. Robert Campbell) and by cousin Dennis Sneed, both of Bethany, Okla.

After earning his masters degree in organic chemistry, he served 32 years as an organic chemist with Dow Chemical Company. After retiring from Dow, he dedicated the rest of his life to the service of others as a Methodist lay preacher, reading instructor to the illiterate, minister to the poor, and Bible teacher. His calm demeanor, gentle word, cheerful heart, and unyielding devotion to his Lord made him an inspiration to all. His mere presence transformed discouragement into confident faith. A devoted husband and beloved father and grandfather, loyal friend and devout churchman, he will be missed greatly by all privileged to have known him.

Visitation will be Thursday, Oct. 9, 6 to 8 p.m. at Corley Funeral Home, Corsicana. Funeral services will be Friday, Oct. 10, 11 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Corsicana.

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Roy Earl "Doodle" Layfield 
Feb 4, 1912 - May 28, 1999

Roy "Doodle" Layfield

Roy "Doodle" Layfield, 87, of Powell passed away Friday, May 28, 1999 at Navarro Regional Hospital.

Services will be 2 pm today at Paschal Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Harold Scott officiating and the Rev Timothy Hall assisting.  Interment will follow at Kerens Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Rickey Layfield, Glenn Hollingsworth, Chris Acker, Matt Dixon and Tim Crawford.  Honorary pallbearers will be Thomas Layfield, Donald Kindreck, Dr Howard Katz and men of Powell Baptist Church.

Mr. Layfield was born Feb 4, 1912 in Powell.  he was a retired farmer.  Mr Layfield is survived by his wife Desma Layfield of Powell; Daughter, Billie Wiles of Powell; son and daughter-in-law, Joel Ray and Cherry Layfield of Kerens; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Paschal funeral home of Kerens.

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Troy Alton Holder
Jan 6, 1926 - Oct 7, 2003

Troy Alton Holder, 77, of Dawson passed away Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2003 at a Groesbeck nursing center.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Wade Funeral Home.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Liberty Hill Cemetery near Dawson with Mr. Robert Holder officiating.

Mr. Holder was born Jan. 6, 1926 in Abilene, where he was raised and attended Hardin-Simmons University. He worked as a line and equipment technician for AT&T and Southwestern Bell for 34 years before he retired in 1980. Troy later worked as a realtor with Clyde Johnson for 15 years in Navarro County. He was also a 'real cowboy.' Troy was a World War II veteran, having served as a Seaman 1st Class in the Navy.

Survivors include wife Betty Parrish Holder of Dawson; son Robert Holder and wife Jackie of West Pueblo, Colo.; daughter Leita Poteet and husband Ricky of Jewett; and four grandchildren.

Arrangements by Wade Funeral Home of Hubbard.

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Billy Stovall
Jul 31, 1934 - Oct 3, 2003

Billy Stovall, 69, of Corsicana passed away Friday, Oct. 3, 2003 in Corsicana.

Quiet hour will be 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at Scott Funeral Chapel.

Services will be noon Saturday at Bethlehem Baptist Church with Rev. Dairy Johnson, pastor and Rev. Leonard Johnson officiating.

Pallbearers will be Reginald Polk, Cedric Roberts, Aaron Green, Cory Crawford and Laron Green.

Honorary pallbearers will be Frank Cleveland, Donald Ware, Robert Edwards, William Collin Sr., Bennie Thomas and Edward Taylor.

Mr. Stovall was born July 31, 1934 in Navarro County. He retired from the CISD in 1999.

Survivors include children Adolphus Green (Myrtle), Melva Sadler (Timothy), Brenda Hausman (Rick) and Billy Martin; sisters Norma Green and Suzette Roberts; bother Ronnie Stovall; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; uncle James Hurd; aunts Jewel Riles and Ethel Jones; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends.

Arrangements by Scott Funeral Home.

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Eutiquio Garcia
Dec 28, 1944 - Oct 7, 2003

Eutiquio Garcia, 58, of Corsicana passed away Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2003 in Corsicana.

Rosary services will be 7 p.m. Thursday at Corley Funeral Home Chapel.

Services will be 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Corley Funeral Home.

Services will be 9 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Father Robert Williams officiating. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Juan Villa, Pablo Villa, Gabriel Maldonado, Lalo Garcia, Lorenzo Garcia and Javier Carenas.

Mr. Garcia was born Dec. 28, 1944. He was a retired farm laborer.

Survivors include wife Ofelia Garvia; daughter Elena Garcia; sons Marselino Garcia and Valente Garcia; granddaughters Alma Garcia, Miriam Garcia and Nancy Garcia; and grandsons Valente Garcia Jr., Elian Garcia and Jonathan Garcia, all of Corsicana.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

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Marilyn (Gibson) Owen
Mar 20, 1959 - Oct 5, 2003

Marilyn Gibson Owen, 44, of Corsicana passed away Sunday, Oct. 5, 2003 at Parkland Hospital in Dallas. Visitation will be 2 to 8 p.m. Friday at Ross and Johnson Mortuary. Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Second Mission Baptist Church with Rev. Larry Polk Jr. officiating. Interment will follow at Woodland Cemetery. Ms. Owen was born March 20, 1959 in Corsicana.

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Charles Raye Brown
Jun 4, 1929 - Oct 7, 2003

Charles Raye Brown, 74, of Corsicana passed away Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2003 at a VA Hospital in Dallas.

Visitation will be noon to 8 p.m. today at M. R. Smith Parlor for Funerals.

Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at M. R. Smith Parlor for Funerals Chapel with Rev. K. D. Davis officiating. Interment will follow at Woodland Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be friends of the family.

Mr. Brown was born June 4, 1929 in Eureka. He served in the U.S. Army from Feb. 5, 1949 to Feb. 16, 1953.

He was preceded in death by his father Daniel R. Brown; mother Penelope Massey Brown; and brother Dardance Brown.

Survivors include son Charles Kinnard of Corsicana; daughters Nancy Jordan and husband Eugene of Atlanta, Ga., Juliette Ballard of Midway, Ga. and Samantha Mitchell of Corsicana; five grandchildren; sister Marie English of Corsicana; brother Hiawatha Brown of Corsicana; nephew Dwight Manuel of Irving; and niece Margaret Norman (Clifford) of Roane.

Arrangements by M.R. Smith Parlor for Funerals.

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Beatrice Jewel Green
Jan 21, 1916 - Mar 28, 1996

Beatrice Jewel Green, 80, of Kerens, died March 28, 1996, at Navarro Regional Hospital.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Paschal Funeral Home Chapel, with Mr. Steve Keen and Dr. Bruce Murry officiating.  Burial will follow in Kerens City cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Danny Green, James Green, Garland Horn, Clint Horn, Lenn Williams, Jackie Cote and Jody Ward.

Ms. Green was born Jan. 21, 1916 in Bazette.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Mildred and Travis Horn of Kerens; her sons and daughters-in-law, Larry and Kathy Green of Mart and Don and Kathy Green of Kerens; her sisters Bessie McCormick of Burleson, Era Bailey of Mabank and Marry Dennis of Corsicana; and her 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Paschal Funeral Home.


Corben Lomede Green

Corben L. Green
Corben L. Green, 79, of Garland and formerly of Emmett, passed away Monday, Nov 15, 1999, at Baylor Medical Center in Garland.

Visitation will be 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at Griffin Roughton Funeral Home.

Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Emmett Cemetery with Davis Weber officiating.

Mr. Green was born Jan 4, 1920 in Emmett.

Mr. Green is survived by his wife, Frances Frederick Green of Garland; son Dan Green of Plano; daughter, Diane Moore of Garland; grandchildren, Sam Green and Amelia Moore; and brother, Collin Green of Corsicana.

Arrangements by Griffin Roughton Funeral Home.

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Gloria Ann Green

Gloria Ann Green, 43, of Corsicana died Sept 18.

Graveside services will be today at 3:30 p.m.  Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Corsicana.

Mrs. Green is survived by her grandmother, Bonnie Carver of Corsicana; father, Allen Ray Green of Roane, Ga.; brother Bobby Lee Green of Mexia; uncle Robert and Doris Norman of Retreat; cousins, Philip Norman and Ricky Norman both of Retreat and Kenny Norman of Corsicana; and a host of friends.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

Notes:

  • Texas Death Index: Green Gloria Ann 09-18-1997 NAVARRO Female
  • Social Security Death Index: GLORIA A GREEN 14 May 1954 15 Sep 1997 (V) 75110 (Corsicana, Navarro, TX) 465-23-9806 Texas
  • Corsicana Daily Sun - Sept 19, 1997

Ernest V. Green

Ernest (Slick) Green, 49, of Corsicana, died April 10, 1990 at Citizens General Hospital in Greenville.

Services are 11 a.m. Friday at Scott Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Bailey officiating.  Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery.

Survivors include two daughters, Cynthia Chandler and Sharon Chandler, both of Houston; one brother Alvin Green of Arizona; two sisters Verna Hampton of Corsicana and Alice Grays of Mayport, Fla.; two grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews.

Notes:

  • Texas Death Index: Green Ernest V 1990/04/10 HUNT Male
  • SSDI: E GREEN 20 Mar 1941 Apr 1990 75401 (Greenville, Hunt, TX) (none specified) 466-62-2786 Texas

Carrie Leta (Slaughter) Green

Carrie Leta (Slaughter) Green, 96, of Corsicana, died Jan. 30, 1996, at Navarro Regional Hospital.  Services were held today at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home, with Dick James and Randy Daughtery officiating.  Burial followed in Oakwood Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Alvis Alderman, Don Bowen, Joe Glass, Gene McDougald, Lynn Berry, O.L. Slaughter, Paul Slaughter and Willie Winters.

Mrs. Green was born Aug. 3, 1899, in Purdon.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Al and Sue Green of Grand Junction, Colo; her step-son, William T. Green of Arkansas; her daughters, Eleanor and son-in-law Melba Bower, both of Corsicana and Aline Suber of Paris her step-daughters, Bertha Mae Rogers of Ennis, Vesta Lee Sullivan of Oklahoma; her brother and sister-in-law, Sam A. and Weltha Slaughter of Beaumont; and her six grandchildren, Bill Surber, Kathy Cawood, Joel Suber, Rexanne Thomas, Butch Bower and LueAnn Ritter; and nine great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Green was preceded in death by her husband, William Allen Green in 1955.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.


Ted Gene Green

Ted Gene Green, 53, of Frost, passed away Saturday, Oct 9, 1999 at Navarro Regional Hospital.

Services will be 4 pm. today at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home with Dr. Robert Young officiating.  Interment will follow at Frost Cemetery.

Mr. Green was born July 2, 1946, in Frost.  He Graduated from Frost High School and Sam Houston State University.  He was president of Milford and Frost Citizens State Bank and later worked for Williams Gin & Grain.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother, J. C. and Geraldine Green; and brother Benny Green.

Mr. Green is survived by his wife, Sharon Daniel Green, and daughter, Andrea Danielle Green, both of Frost; daughter, Haley Melicent Green Boscamp, and grandson, Austin Gunner Boscamp, of San Antonio; son and daughter-in-law, Allen Wade and Julie Arnold Green and grandson Tyler Wade Green, all of Frost; brother and sister-in-law, Jimmy and Dorothy Green of McAllen; sister and brother-in-law, Sandra and Ronny Hiler; mother-in-law, Billie Ruth Daniel; sister-in-law, Nanette Daniel; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Ann Crawford Scholarship Fund, Drawer U, Frost, Texas 76641.

Pallbearers will be Chuck Dortch, Jack Dortch, Roy Downey, Ciprian Contreras Jr., Kenneth Reed and Mark Pratt.

Honorary pallbearers will be Kelley Green, Dale Green, Brent Hiler, Bryan Hiler and Jeff Hiler.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home, Corsicana.

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Leroy Barefield

Services for Leroy Barefield, formerly of Corsicana, will be 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Ross and Johnson Mortuary Chapel. Interment will follow at Woodland Cemetery.

Notes:


Ruth Conklin Whitman
d. Oct 8, 2003

Services for Ruth Conklin Whitman, a former resident of Corsicana in the '50s and '60s, are pending in Ohio. She passed away Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2003 in Tennessee

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Bessie (Strange) Flicklin
d. Nov 1977

Mrs Flickin

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Griffin Funeral Home Chapel in Corsicana for Mrs. Besie Flicklin, 79, resident of Powell, who died last night at Memorial Hospital.

The Rev Harold Lansford will officiate, with burial at Resthaven Memorial Park.

Survivors include her husband, Thomas E. Flicklin of Powell; three daughters, Mrs. Erma Chewning, and Mrs. Thelma Aven both of Powell and Mrs. Mildred Mitcham of Corsicana, five grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, a brother, Grady Strange of Mabank; and a sister, Mrs. Blanche Flicklin of Trinidad.

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Flossie Mae (Hall) Fitzgerald
June 9, 1899 - Sept 1977

Mrs. Fitzgerald

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Keever Mortuary Chapel in Ennis for Mrs. M. V. Fitzgerald, 78, resident of Rice, who died Tuesday at Navarro County Memorial Hospital.

Harry Lee Groves will officiate with burial following at Rice Cemetery.

She was the former Flossie Mae Hall and born in Port Lavaca June 9, 1899.  She married Marvin Van Fitzgerald of Rice April 21, 1918.  He preceded her in death April 3, 1969.

She was a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include a son, Bill Fitzgerald of Grand Prairie; a daughter, Miss Van Nita Fitzgerald of Dallas, and a granddaughter.

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Robert Olen McClung
Oct 31, 1901 - Sep 25, 1977

Olen McClung

KERENS - Services are to be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Paschal Funeral Home chapel for Olen McClung, 75, resident of Kerens, who died Sunday in Memorial Hospital.  Officiating will be Rev. Glenn Jones, and burial will be in Kerens City Cemetery.

He was a native of Kerens and a member of the United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Mary Jane McClung of Kerens; a brother, Alton McClung of New Orleans, La.; and a nephew and niece.

Pallbearers will be Paul Austin, Wayne Kittley, R. H. Hilliard, Lester Walker, L. M. Bennett and R. J. Henderson.

Notes:

  • Corsicana Daily Sun - Sept 25, 1977
  • Social Security Death Index: ROBERT MCCLUNG 31 Oct 1901 Sep 1977 75144 (Kerens, Navarro, TX) (none specified) 459-16-3991 Texas
  • Texas Death Index: TXDI: McClung Robert O 09-25-1977 NAVARRO Male
  • Son of Robert Lott McClung & Callie (Beare) McClung

Lillie Stanley

Mrs. Stanley

HUMBLE - Services for Mrs. Lillie Stanley, who died here Wednesday, will be at 3 p.m. today in the Humble Funeral Home, with graveside services at the Bazette Baptist Cemetery at 11 a.m. Friday.  The Rev. Van Houser will officiate.

She is survived by her husband, Henry Stanley of Kerens; and by two sons, Hollis Ivy of Kerens and Harvey Dale Ivey of Humble.

Notes:

  • Corsicana Daily Sun - Sept 25, 1977
  • Social Security Death Index: LILLIE STANLEY 28 Mar 1900; Sep 1977 75144 (Kerens, Navarro, TX)  453-88-7833
  • Texas Death Index: Stanley Lillie A 09-07-1977 HARRIS  Female

Lula "Lude" Sheppard
Nov 28, 1886 - Jul 10, 1977

Mrs Sheppard

KERENS - Services will be at 10 am Tuesday at the Paschal Funeral Home for Mrs. Lula Sheppard, 91, resident of Kerens, who died Sunday.

The Rev. Van Houser will officiate with burial following at Kerens City Cemetery.

She was a member of the Bazette Baptist Church.

Survivors include three sons, Merle Sheppard of Corsicana, Horace Sheppard of Grand Prairie and Toy Sheppard of Kerens, two grandchildren one great-grandchild and a sister, Mrs. Sarah Green of Blooming Grove.

Notes:

  • Corsicana Daily Sun - July 10, 1977
  • Texas Death Index: Sheppard Lula 07-10-1977 NAVARRO Female
  • Social Security Death Index: LULA SHEPPARD 28 Nov 1886 Jul 1977 75144 (Kerens, Navarro, TX) 452-17-4719 Texas

Mary Elizabeth (Barlow) Sikes
Sep 12, 1888 - Feb 8, 1977

Mrs. Sikes

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Griffin Funeral Home Chapel for Mrs. Mary E. Sikes, 90, resident of Corsicana, who died yesterday at Memorial Hospital.

The Rev. Kenneth Scott will officiate, with burial following at Zion Rest Cemetery.

Survivors include two step-sons, Oscar Sikes and C. J. Sikes, both of Corsicana; a step-daughter, Mrs. Bessie Barlow of Corsicana; four brothers, Bob H. Barlow and Duble Barlow of San Benito, Bill Barlow, and Leroy Barlow both of Corsicana; three sisters, Mrs. Kate Pate and Mrs. Normaree Robinson both of Corsicana and Mrs. Julia Marr of Barry and a number of nieces and nephews.

Notes:

  • Corsicana Daily Sun - Feb 8, 1977
  • Texas Death Index: Sikes Mary E 02-08-1977 NAVARRO Female
  • Social Security Death Index: MARY SIKES 12 Sep 1888 Feb 1977 75110 (Corsicana, Navarro, TX) 454-68-8383 Texas

John W. Jennings
Aug 30, 1930 - Oct 8, 2003

John W. Jennings

John W. Jennings, 73, of Corsicana passed away Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2003 at Navarro Regional Hospital.

Wake services will be 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Ross and Johnson Mortuary Chapel. Funeral services will be noon Monday at First Independent Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Friendship Cemetery in Eureka.

Pallbearers will be Clay J. Jennings, Brian Wilson, John Earl Jennings, Rayford Stewart, Curtis Burke and Joe Means. Honorary pallbearers will be the Rev. Joe Hubbard, Abe Baston, W. C. Hawthorne, Burnett Hawthorne, Joe Walker, Labron Walker, Wallace Langston and Albert Sanders.

Mr. Jennings was born Aug. 30, 1930. He was retired after being the owner of John Jennings Tractor Shop for more than 50 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Will P. and Willie P. Jennings; and his wife, Mildred Jennings.

Mr. Jennings is survived by two sons, Stanley Jennings (Hazel) of Corsicana and Stacy Jennings of Dallas; five grandchildren, Damien Rice, Sharetta, Jasmine, Jauron and Aumoni Jennings; two great-grandchildren, Nathaniel White Jr. and Ashanti Jennings; godchild, Martha Brown; sister, Ola Mae Calloway of Dallas; two brothers, Howard Jennings of Dallas and Henry Clay Jennings (Sandra) of Waco; two aunts, Bessie Jennings of Fort Worth and Mattie Bell Jennings of Corsicana; mother-in-law, Katie Mangrum of Kerens; and four brothers-in-law, Nantambu Kambon of Kerens, Fred Mangrum and Michael Mangrum, both of Corsicana, and Clarence Mangrum of Chicago, Ill.

Arrangements by Ross and Johnson and Mortuary.

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Horace Ray Moore
Dec 16, 1918 - Oct 7, 2003

Horace R. Moore

Horace R. Moore passed away Oct. 7, 2003 in Dallas. He was born Dec. 16, 1918 in Frost to George Eddie Moore and Cora Porter Moore. In 1940, he graduated from Baylor University School of Business where he was a member and Senior Warden of Delta Sigma Pi, member of The Nose Brotherhood, listed in College Who's Who, Director of the Baylor National Chamber of Commerce, vice-president of freshman class, president of sophomore class and president of junior class.

He was a Navy veteran of WWII, having served in the Pacific Fleet as an ensign on destroyer escorts. During a 1943 tour of duty in Galveston, he met and married Frances Dowd Moore (deceased 1997(. "H" and "Fran" were active members in the Episcopal Church of The Incarnation, members of Northwood Club, supporters of numerous charities and non-profit organizations, were world travelers, friends to many and the wonderful parents of daughter Meredith and son Craig.

Horace Moore's successful business career was within the Texas supermarket industry. Having entered Dallas business as a purchasing agent for A&P Food Stores, he departed in 1952 to form Horace Moore Sales Company where he played a central role in developed frozen food fillings. He later merged with another Dallas food broker to form Brown, Moore & Flint, Inc.

At retirement in 1984 he, with three business partners and more than 150 employees, represented products appearing on every aisle of every supermarket, on the shelves of every convenience store, and on menus of restaurants, schools and hospitals.

Horace R. Moore will be remembered as a man who achieved ... quietly, gracefully, consistently and always with great faith, loyalty and integrity.

He is survived by his sisters, Nedra Hooser of Corsicana and Frances Holley of Italy; daughter, Meredith Moore Fulton of Dallas, hur hasband John and their daughters Greer and Claire; son, Craig Moore of Santa Barbara, CA, his wife Chris Hester Moore and their daughter Mckenzie and their son Timothy Merritt Moore.

The family would like to express their deepest gratitude to H's caregivers and therapists: Ginger, Gloria, Virginia, Sheila, Judy, Anil and Mary Ann.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2003 at 10 a.m. at Sparkman/Hillcrest Northwest Highway Chapel, with graveside service following,

Memorials in the name of Horace Moore and Fran Moore may be presented to: Dallas Area Parkinsonism Society, 3003 LBJ Freeway Suite 125E, Dallas, TX 75234.

Arrangements by Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home, Dallas.

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Odis Capehart
Feb 25, 1912 - Oct 11, 2003

Odis Capehart

Odis Capehart, 91, of Corsicana passed away Saturday, Oct. 11, 2003 in Corsicana.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Corley Funeral Home.

Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Corley Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. John C. Bates and the Rev. Mike Howell officiating. Interment will follow at Eureka Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be nephews. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the local Gideon Camp.

Mr. Capehart was born Feb. 25, 1912 to John Thomas and Mary Capehart. He was one of 10 children, of which three survive. He married Winnie Scruggs in 1934 at Navarro. They have two sons, Charlie and Chester, which both have preceded him in death. He was a farmer for several years, then went to work for Texaco delivering gas. Later he bought the Texaco service station on South 7th Street in which he owned and operated for 27 years before retiring in 1988. He was a member of "That Church" of the Assemblies of God in Corsicana.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Winnie Scruggs Capehart; sons, Charles Capehart and Chester Capehart; five borthers; and one sister.

Mr. Capehart is survived by grandsons, Mike Capehart of Corsicana, David Capheart of Houston, and Jeff Capehart of Kentucky; granddaughter, Winona (Wendy) Depew of Nevada; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; brother and sister-in-law, the Rev. Jimmie and Louise Capehart of Corsicana; sisters, Helen Capehart and Cleo Herndon, both of Corsicana; daughters-in-law, Alice Capehart of Green River, WY, June Abbie of Kerens; sisters-in-law, Retha Gunn of Gonzales and Anna Capehart of Winnsboro; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to "That Church" of the Assemblies of God Building Fund, 3640 N. Business 45, Corsicana, TX 75110.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

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Billy David Nichols
Feb 22, 1940 - Oct 10, 2003

Billy D. Nichols

Billy D. Nichols, 63, of Corsicana passed away Friday, Oct. 10, 2003 at Navarro Regional Hospital.

Visitation will be 6 to 9 p.m. today at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

Services will be 3 p.m. Monday at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home with the Rev. Tom Connolly officiating. Interment will follow at Hamilton-Beemon Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Michael, Cody, Tommy, Tim, Nick and Todd Nichols. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Texas Highway Department.

Mr. Nichols was born Feb. 22, 1940 in Gilmer. He was retired from the Texas Highway Department.

He was preceded in death by his parents, T. W. (Tom) and Lena Nichols.

Mr. Nichols is survived by a son, Rickey Nichols of Corsicana; sister, Madgeline Gipson of Rapid City, SD; brothers, Geral, Bobby, Paskell and Terry Nichols, all of Corsicana; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home, Corsicana.

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Douglas Lamont Magee
Sept. 4, 1914 - Oct 11, 2003

Doug Magee

Doug Magee, 89, of Blooming Grove passed away Saturday, Oct. 11, 2002 (typo, should be 2003) at the V. A. Hospital in Temple.

Visitation will be 4 to 6 p.m. today at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Rosehill Cemetery with the Rev. Grady Cashion officiating.

Mr. Magee was born Sept. 4, 1914 in Blooming Grove. He owned and operated Hubbard auction barn for many years, and also owned and trained race horses. He joined the Marines in 1942, then served in the South Pacific in New Guinea and Russell Islands before his discharge as a corporal in 1945.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Sue Magee; and sister, Reba McSpadden.

Mr. Magee is survived by two nieces, Merle and Herman Baldwin of Fort Worth and Martha N. Tipping of Abbott; a number of great-nieces and nephews; and special friend, Jerry Hale of Blooming Grove.

Memorials may be made to the Rosehill Cemetery Association.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home, Corsicana.

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James Aubrey Willhelm
Sep 6, 1941 - Oct 10, 2003

James Aubrey Willhelm, 62, of Barry passed away Friday, Oct. 10, 2003 in Barry.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Corley Funeral Home.

Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Corley Funeral Home Chapel with president Blaine Green officiating. Interment will follow at Rosehill Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Kevin Burns, Ty Taylor, Allen Hester, Jim Galloway, Daryn Nicholson, and Danny Rose. Honorary pallbearers will be Aubrey Taylor, Ken Nunley, Jamey Nunley and Jay Rose.

Mr. Willhelm was born Sept. 6, 1941 in Callas [Dallas?]. He was retired from the United States Navy and served in Vietnam.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Aubrey and Clara Willhelm; and niece, Gail Taylor.

Mr. Willhelm is survived by his wife, Janice Willhelm of Barry; daughters and sons-in-law, BettyJo and Ken Nunley of Booneville, MS and JennLynn and Kevin Burns of Drane; son and daughter-in-law, Dennis and Teresa Willhelm of Marion, OH; grandsons, Jamey Nunely, Mikal Nunley and Nathan Nunley all of Booneville, Aubrey Willhelm and Izac Willhelm, both of Marion, and Zackery Burns of Drane; granddaughters, Kristina Nunley and Alysabeth Nunley, both of Booneville, Katlyn Willhelm of Marion, and Sarah Burns and Maria Burns, both of Drane; sister, Helen Taylor of Navarro Mills; nephews and their wives, Ty and Kat Taylor of Barry and Aubrey and April Taylor of Humble; and extended family and friends.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

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Allie Mae (Wigley) Davis
Nov 19, 1932 - Oct 11, 2003

Allie Mae Davis

Allie Mae Davis, 70, of Richland passed away Saturday, Oct. 11, 2003 in Corsicana.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Corley Funeral Home.

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Corley Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Nancy Schusler and Bro. Bill Honea officiating. Interment will follow at Richland Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Joshua Davis, Shane Ray, Chris Ray, Nathan Asay, Matthew Asay and Jacob Asay.

Mrs. Davis was born Nov. 19, 1932 in San Antonio. She was retired from Texas Instruments after 22 years. Mrs. Davis was a member of Eastern Star and the First Methodist Church of Richland.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Davis; and parents, Blackie and Ida Wigley.

Mrs. Davis is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Charles Edward Davis Jr. and Brenda Gail of Richland; daughters and sons-in-law, Sheryl Lyn and Mike Asay of Azle and Melissa Ann and Paul Martinez of Grand Prairie; sister, Georgia Ann Allen of Red Oak; brothers and sisters-in-law, Johnny W. and Linda Wigley of Stinnett and Buddy H. and Mary Wigley of Corsicana; grandsons and their wives, Joshua Davis of Fort Irwin, CA, Shane and Angela Ray of Richland, Chris and Stacey Ray of Wortham, Nathan and Kate Asay of Fort Worth, Matthew Asay and Jacob Asay, both of Azle, and Martin Martinez of Grand Prairie; granddaughters, Jessica Davis of Sherman and Corinne Martinez of Grand Prairie; great-granddaughters, Erin Ray and Rachel Ray, both of Wortham; great-grandson, Candace Long of Richland; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

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Florence F. Roberts

Mrs. Roberts

Services were at 3 p.m. Saturday in the Griffin Chapel for Mrs. W. B. (Florence) Roberts.  The Rev Clayton Smith officiated.  Burial was in Birdston Cemetery in Streetman.

Pallbearers were John Elmo Sims, Ralph Howell, Harold Massey, N.D. Pringle, H.W. Steele,  Billy Masse.

Notes:

  • Corsicana Daily Sun - July ? 1976
  • Social Security Death Index: FLORENCE ROBERTS 26 Feb 1895 Jul 1976 75859 (Streetman, Freestone, TX) (none specified) 455-68-3017 Texas

Opal Sue (Buddell) Richards
Apr 08, 1924 - Jul 02, 1976

Mrs. Richards

Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday in the Griffin Chapel for Mrs. Opal Sue Richards, 52, Burial will be in the Patterson Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Frank Selly, Jr., Keely Anderson, Calvin Prickett, J. D. Hope, Don Richards, Bob Garnett.

Notes:

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Mrs. Richards Services are pending at Griffin Funeral Home for Mrs. Opal Sue Richards, 52, who died Friday morning at Memorial Hospital. She was a resident of Corbet. Burial will be in Patterson Cemetery. Survivors include her husband, Roger Richards of Corbet; four sons, Roger Richards Jr., Eddie Richards, Thomas Richards and James Richards, all of Corbet.

Notes:

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Mrs. Richards Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday in the Griffin Chapel for Mrs. Opal Sue Richards, 52. Burial will be in Patterson Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Frank Seely, Jr., Keely Anderson, Calvin Prickett, J.D. Hope, Don Richards, Bob Garnett.

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Stuart J. Warrington

S. J. Warrington

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Corley Funeral Home Chapel for S. J. Warrington, 50, resident of Dallas, who died Monday in Dallas.

The Rev. Leroy Reaves will officiate, and burial will be at Dresden Cemetery.

He was a native of Corsicana, lived in Dallas since 1963, was employed by the Inwood Business Machines, and retired from the US Navy.

Survivors include his mother, Mrs. Bertha Warrington of Dallas; three sisters, Miss Jewell Warrington of Dallas, Mrs. J. D. Moffitt of Pasadena, and Mrs. Joedean Ard of Tyler; five brothers, L.A. Warrington of Levelland, Sam Warrington of Austin, Wayne Warrington of Tyler, Jr. R. Warrington and C. J. Warrington, both of Corsicana; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers include B. H. Hughes, R. O. Hammock, Dan Hopwood, Otto Baker, Steve Warrington, and Joe Ard, Jr.

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Willie Mae Harrison

Mrs Harrison

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Sixth Avenue Baptist Church for Mrs. Willie Mae Harrison, 77, who died Satruday at the Mel-Haven Nursing Home.  The Rev James Chaney will officiate, with burial following at Woodland Cemetery. Arrangements are with Scott Funeral Home.

Survivors include a cousin, Mrs. Lula Todd of Corsicana, two sisters-in-law, Mrs Rosa B. Jones and Mrs. Annie Laura Jones and other relatives.

Notes:

  • Corsicana Daily Sun - June 1, 1976; pg 2a
  • TXDI: Harrison Willie M 05-29-1976 NAVARRO Female
  • SSDI: WILLIE HARRISON 05 Aug 1892 May 1976 75110 (Corsicana, Navarro, TX) 449-38-7803 Texas

Alan Hamilton

Services will be in Houston at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday for Alan Hamilton, a native of Corsicana, who died Monday at a Houston hospital.

Graveside services will be at 5 p.m. at the Malakoff Cemetery in Malakoff.

He was a graduate of Corsicana High School, was employed by the State National Bank here for many years, and before his retirement, was associated with the First City National Bank of Houston.

A sister, Mrs. Rex Bounds preceded him in death.  She was the former Nalda Hamilton.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Grace Flagg Hamilton of Houston; and a sister, Mrs. Howard (Janie) Mabry of San Antonio.

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Jess Willard Fair
Sept 15, 1917 - Jan 14, 1976

J. W. Fair

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Corley Funeral Chapel for Jess William Fair, 58, of Esterwood, La., who died Wednesday in Crowley, La.  Burial will be in the Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery.

Fair was a native of Corsicana and is survived by his wife, Mrs. J. W. Fair, Esterwood; three daughters, Mrs. Cheryle DuBoise, and Miss Becky Fair, both of Esterwood, and Mrs. Deborah Guidry, Ill.; and one brother, W. H. Fair, of Hobbs, New Mexico.

Notes:

  • Died Jan 14 1976
  • Social Security Death Index: JESS FAIR 15 Sep 1917 Jan 1976  525-07-0011 Issued in New Mexico

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J.W. Fair

The Rev. James Eddins will officiate at the 2 p.m. Saturday services for Jess William Fair at Corley Funeral Home. Burial will be at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery.

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Ida Bell (Nowlin) Stanley
Jan 18, 1896 - Oct 26, 1976

Mrs. Stanley

Services for Mrs. Ida Bell Stanley, 80, of Kerens will be held at 2 p.m. Thrusday at the Pascal Funeral Home in Kerens.

Mrs. Stanley died Tuesday in Memorial Hospital.  She was a resident of Kerens and a member of the Bazette Baptist church.

Rev. Clyde Campbell will officiate.  Burial will be in the Bazette cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, Henry Stanley of Kerens and a number of nieces and nephews.

Notes:

  • Died Oct 26, 1976
  • Social Security Death Index: IDA STANLEY 18 Jan 1896 Oct 1976 75144 (Kerens, Navarro, TX) 451-17-1088 Texas

Ollie Dee Mullens
May 29, 1909 - Mar 14, 1976

Funeral services were held Monday at 2 p.m. at the Paschal Funeral Home Chapel for Ollie dee Mullins, 74.

Mr. Mullins, who died Sunday, was a native of Kerens and a retired cotton buyer.

The Rev. Glenn Jones officiated at the service and burial was at the Kerens City Cemetery.

He is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Bessie Arnett of Kerens, Mrs. Mary Westbrook of Itasca, and one foster sister, Mrs. H. J. Newsom of Kerens.

Pallbearers were Charles Blissett, Tillman Reed, Hardy Mayo, Milton Johnson, R. J. Henderson, and M. J. Crawford.

Notes:

  • Died Mar 7, 1976
  • The Corsicana Daily Sun - Monday, March 15, 1976

Lillian Wood
d. Jul 27, 1974

Mrs. Wood

Services will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at Corley Funeral Home for Mrs. Lillian Wood, a native of Navarro and long-time Corsicana resident.  Rev. Peyton Goodman will officiate with burial following at Oakwood Cemetery.

Mrs. Wood, a member of First Methodist Church, is survived by two sisters.  Mrs. Theo VanderLann and Mrs. Mamie Marsh, both of Corsicana, and several nieces and nephews.

Notes:

  • Texas Death Index: Wood, Lillian M; 07-27-1974; Navarro; Female

John Hillhouse

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Corley Funeral Home Chapel for John Hillhouse, 65, native of Kerens, who died Friday in Corsicana.

Rev. Dale Hale will officiate with burial in Bazette Cemetery.

Hillhouse lived in Corsicana for the past six years, and was a member of the Northside Baptist Church.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Mary Lyons Hillhouse of Corsicana; a son, Sammy Hillhouse of Baton Rouge, La.; a daughter; Rosemary Hillhouse of Dallas; his mother, Mrs. S.E. Hillhouse of Kerens; a brother, Ben Hillhouse of Kerens; and three sisters, Mrs. Mary Collins of Kerens, Mrs Pearl Burr of Athens, and Mrs. Opal McQuary of Houston.

Nephews will be pallbearers.

Notes:

  • Texas Death Index: Hillhouse John 07-26-1974 NAVARRO Male

Thomas J. Perry

T. J. Perry

Services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Corley Funeral Chapel for Thomas J. Perry, 74, of Emhouse who died Saturday in Temple.  Rev. Nathan Daniel will officiate and burial will follow at Pattison Cemetery.

A retired machinist and veteran of World War I, Perry is survived by his widow, Mrs. Thomas Perry of Emhouse; two sons, Don H. Burt of Dallas and John O. Burt of Georgia; one sister, Mrs. Mary F. Kitchens of Tampa, Fla.; and four grandchildren.

Friends of the family will serve as pallbearers.

Notes:

  • Texas Death Index: Perry, Thomas Jl; 07-27-1974; BELL Co., TX;  Male
  • Social Security Death Index: THOMAS PERRY 10 Jul 1900 Jul 1974 75110 (Corsicana, Navarro, TX) (none specified) 457-28-3210 Texas

Mildred Beatrice (Wasson) Voss

Mrs. Voss

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Griffin Funeral Home chapel for Mrs. Mildred Beatrice Voss, 74, Rt. 5, who died Sunday at Memorial Hospital.

Rev. Gary Colburn and Rev. David Hale will officiate, with burial at Prairie-Point Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, George T. Voss of Rt. 5 Corsicana; a son, George B. Voss of Corsicana; three daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Perry of Powell, Mrs. Bobbie Ware of Corsicana, and Mrs. Nancy Thatcher of Dallas; 13 grand-children, eight great grandchildren, a sister, Mrs. R. J. Upchurch of Bazzett; and a brother, Henry Atkeisson of Kerens.

Pallbearers include Leroy Bonner, Charles Frazier, Lee Hoisey, Pete Melton, Earl Ogburn, and Ronnie Ogburn.

She was a native of Roane and a member of the Roane Baptist Church.

Notes:

  • Texas Death Index: Voss Mildred B 09-29-1974 NAVARRO Female
  • Social Security Death Index: MILDRED VOSS 18 Feb 1900 Sep 1974 75110 (Corsicana, Navarro, TX)  452-46-4806

Ernest Gasper

E. Gasper

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Bethel AME Church for Ernest (Cotton) Gasper, 49, who was dead on arrival to Memorial Hospital Tuesday.

He resided at 517 S. Fourth St.

Burial will be at Woodland Cemetery.

Wake will be held from 8 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. tonight at the Ross and Johnson Morturary.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Murine Gasper; daughter, Miss Tammie Gasper; a brother and a sister.

Notes:

  • Corsicana Daily Sun - Aug 9, 1973 pg 3a
  • TXDI: Gasper Ernest 08-06-1974 NAVARRO Male
  • SSDI: ERNEST GASPER 28 Aug 1924 Aug 1974 75110 (Corsicana, Navarro, TX) 456-22-6116 Texas

David N. Hand

D. N. Hand

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. from the Corley Funeral Home Chapel for David N. Hand, 51, who passed away Thursday in Memorial Hospital.

Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.

A native of Corsicana and a Veteran of World War II, Hand was an employee of the Soil Conservation Service for 31 years and a co-owner of Hand's Furniture Company.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. D. N. Hand; one daughter, Pam Hand, and one son, Bennie Hand, all of Corsicana; his mother, Mrs. B. F. Hand of Terrell; three brothers, Thomas Hand of Corsicana, Elmer Hand of Tyler, and Paul Hand of Brownfield; and three sisters, Miss Ruby Hand, Mrs. Pearl Quinn, and Mrs. Norma Beesley, all of Terrell.

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Luther E. Dowdy

L. E. Dowdy

Graveside services were at 10 a.m. Thursday at Modrell Cemetery for Luther E. Dowdy, 67, resident of Corsicana, who died Monday in Houston.

Rev. Corner Baker officiated.

Survivors include a brother, Claud Dowdy of Springfield, Mo. and other relatives.

Notes:

  • Corsicana Daily Sun
  • Texas Death Index: Dowdy Luther E 06-17-1974 HARRIS Male
  • Social Security Death Index: LUTHER DOWDY 23 Oct 1907 Jun 1974 75110 (Corsicana, Navarro, TX) 491-03-7155
    Missouri
     

Annie (Smith) Rudd

Annie Rudd

Annie Rudd, 86, of Corsicana died Sunday at Navarro Regional Hospital.

Services will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Frost Baptist Church with the Rev.. Bruce Cotton officiating.  Burial will be in Frost Cemetery.

Arrangements are with Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

She is survived by two brothers, Alva Clyde Smith and Leo Smith, both of frost; a sister, Nettie Mitchell, of Corsicana; and two nieces.

Notes:

  • Wife of Lawrence C. Rudd
  • Texas Death Index: Rudd Annie Laura 19870531 NAVARRO female

Raymond Patterson
Aug 17, 1905 - July 4, 1980

Services for Raymond Patterson, who died Friday at Methodist Hospital in Dallas, will be Monday, 10:30 a.m., Griffin Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial will be in Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery with Griffin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements


John Elledge Becton
Jul 31, 1905 - Feb 24, 1987

John Becton

John E. Becton, 81, of Corsicana, died Tuesday at Melhaven Nursing Home.

Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery with the Rev. Jeff Smith officiating.  Arrangements are with Corley Funeral Home.

Notes:

  • Texas Death Index: Becton, John Elledge; 02-24-1987; NAVARRO; Male
  • Social Security Death Index: JOHN BECTON 31 Jul 1905 Feb 1987 75110 (Corsicana, Navarro, TX)703-18-6171 Long-time or retired railroad workers

Kela Redden
Apr 11, 1894 - Jan 24, 1985

Mrs. Hubert Redden

Mrs. Hubert (Kela) Redden, 90, died Thrusday in Roswell, Ga.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Oakwood Cemetery.  Burial is under durection of Corley Funeral Home.

Visitation will be 7 pm Monday at Corley Funeral Home.

A longtime Corsicana resident, she was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church for 70 years.  She moved to Georgia 12 years ago.

Survivors include a daugher, Mrs. Lee (Clarice) Martin of Roswell; a son William Redden of Baltimore, Md.; five grand-children; and two great-grandchildren.


Eliza Frances Ratliff

Mrs. Eliza F. Ratliff

Mrs. Eliza F. Ratliff, 83, of Garland died Sunday in Dallas.  Graveside services will be 11 p.m. Wednesday at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery with Dr. David hale officiating.  Arrangements are with Corley Funeral Home.

She was a Macon, Ga. native and was a member of the Baptist Church.

She is survived by a son, Bill Ragliff of Garland; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild.

Notes:

  • Corsicana Daily Sun - Monday, March 30, 1987
  • Texas Death Index: Ratliff Eliza Frances 03-29-1987 DALLAS Female

Irvin Harris Moore

Irvin Moore

Irvin Moore, 80, of Frost, died Saturday at Italy Nursing Home.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday in First Methodist Church of Frost with the Revs. Wesley Howard and Jim McWilliams officiating.  Burial will be in Frost Cemetery.  Arrangemetns are with Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home in Blooming Grove.

Survivors include two sisters, Lena Sanders of Hillsboro and Zella Shanks of Waco; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be nephews; honorary pallbearers will be trustees of the First Methodist Church of Frost.

Notes:

  • Texas Death Index: Moore Irvin Harris 10-18-1986 ELLIS Male
  • Apr 29, 1906 - Oct 18, 1986

George Martin

George "Buddy" Martin, 73, of Frost, died Friday in Navarro Regional Hospital.

Funeral arrangements are with Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth Martin of Frost; a son, Billy Martin of Dallas; two daughters, Belvis McGee and Ima Ray Martin, both of Dallas; a brother, Alvin Martin of Missouri; two sisters, Lietha Sasser of Posstboro and Iris Moore of Dallas; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.


Joe T. Dortch
Oct 2, 1928 - Nov 24, 1986

Joe Dortch

Joe Dortch, 58, a former Frost resident, died in Houma, La. on Monday.

Arrangements are with Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home in Corsicana.

Survivors include his mother, Jewell Dortch of Frost; two brothers, John Dortch of Frost, and Jerry Dortch of Dallas; and six sisters, Mrs. Roman Aday of Fort Worth, Lena Reeves of Mesquite, Pat Clifton of Frost, and Millie Heib, Nellie Coleman and Frankie Pickett all of Dallas.

Notes:

  • Frost Cemetery: Oct 2, 1928 - Nov 24, 1986
  • Son of Buel & Jewell Dortch

J. A. "Jimbo" Young
Nov 21, 1911 - Oct 1, 2003

J. A. (Jimbo) Young of Streetman, Texas passed away Sunday, Oct. 1, 2003. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2003 at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Streetman with Bro. Wayne Mahoney officiating. Burial will follow at Cade Cemetery.

Family will receive friends on Monday Oct. 13, 2003 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home in Fairfield.

Mr. Young was a longtime resident of Streetman. He was born Nov. 21, 1911 in Youngs Mill Community in Freestone County to James Ella and Nora Teer Young.

Paternal grandparents were Dr. Tolbert Fannin and Margaret Hill Young (founder of Youngs Mill Community). Maternal grandparents were Jim and Cynthia Ann Teer of Freestone County.

His beloved wife, Ann Ross Oneal Young, preceded him in death in 1994, as did his brothers, Forest Fannin Young, Fred Hill Young and sisters Margaret Ann (Maggie) Young Cole and Ora Katherine Young Parker.

Mr. Young was a lifetime cattle rancher and a member of the First Baptist Church in Streetman.

Survivors include his son Jimmie Ross Young and wife Ann York Young of Streetman. Sister Nora (Baby Nora) Young Norman of DeSoto, Texas and loved by and missed by many nieces, nephews and friends.

Pallbearers are Billy Coker, Jimmy Miller, Jim Lane, Randy Turner, Danny Richardson, Wiley Garrett, T.E. Smith and J.R. Wagner.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home in Fairfield

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James M. Bradford
Oct 28, 1930 - Mar 3, 2003

BRADFORD
JAMES M. passed away Monday March 3, 2003 at Midland Memorial Hospital in Midland, Texas  He was born October 28, 1930 in Streetman, Texas to Clinton and Laura Bradford.  James received a B.A. from Wiley College and an M.A. from Texas Southern University.  He has spent 31 years as a social studies teacher with the idland Independent School District, and at the time of his death was teaching at Midland College.  James was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity.  James is survived by his two sons, Courtland Bivens III of Atlanta, Georga and Mark Bivens of Accokeek, Maryland; one brother, Miles Bradford of Streetman, Texas; two grandchildren, Courtland Bivens IV and Mark Bivens II; two aunts, Bell Ewing of Dallas, Texas and Annie Lee Perkins of Streetman, Texas; a host of relatives and friends.  A wake will be held at 7:00 P.M. Friday March 7, 2003 at Ellis Funeral Home.  Funeral services have been scheduled for 10:00 A.M. Saturday March 8, 2003 at St. Ann's Catholic Church with Monsignor T. J. Murphy officiating.  Interment will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park.  Arrangements are under direction of Ellis Funeral Home, 801 Andrews Hwy, Midland Texas.  Memorials may be directed to the James Bradford Memorial Scholarship Fund, Midland College, 3600 Garfield Street, Midland, Texas 79705

Notes:

  • Dallas Morning News - March 7, 2003

Lois (Dillard) Odom
Jan 21, 1917 - Oct 7, 2002

ODOM
LOIS DILLARD ODOM, "Granny", 85, long-time resident of Oak Cliff passed away October 7, 2002.  Mrs. Odom was born in Rice, Texas on January 21, 1917, to James Nathaniel and Eddie Maris Dillard.  She was united in marriage with Virgil Allen Odom on October 19, 1935.  They moved to Dallas during World War II and Mrs. Odom worked for several different companies as a bookkeeper and accountant.  She was an accountant for Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Texas before her retirement.  Her husband, Virgil, preceded her in death on May 28, 2002.  Theirs was a true love affair that lasted 66 years.  One sister and two brothers also predeceased her.  She is survived by her loving family: daughter and son-in-law, Fairy Muriel and John Wagner of Spring, TX; granddaughters and spouses, DeAnne and Farrell Smith and Dana and Matt Slinkard, all of Spring, TX; grandson and spouse, Brent and Naita Wagner of Flynn Texas; great-grandchildren, Natalie Smith, Ashley Wagner and Blake Slinkard; sisters, Alta Bates and Faye Baker; brother, Kenneth Dillard.  Services will be held at the Myrtle Cemetery Chapel, Ennis, TX on Saturday, October 12, 2002 at 2:30 p.m. with a viewing beginning at 2:00 p.m.

Notes:

  • Dallas Morning News

Clifton Ted Walling
Sep, 10, 1910 - Jul 28, 2002

WALLING
CLIFTON TED, was born September, 10, 1910 in Corsicana, Texas and went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ July 28, 2002.  Preceded in death by his wife, Florence Pitts Walling.  Florence Pitts Walling and twin brother Clyde W. Walling and seven brothers and sisters.  He is survived by his sister, Ola Pugh of Whitesboro, TX; sister-in-law, Elizabeth Pitts of Dallas; three nephews, Don Morris of Dallas, Andrew Miller of Dallas, John Pugh of Whitesboro; three nieces, Jan Walling Wilbanks of Dallas, Elizabeth Beene of Dallas, Florence Coker of Rockwall, numerous great-nieces and nephews and long time friend and caregiver, Margaret Davis of Dallas.  Clifton was a long time member of Cliff Temple Baptist Church and retired at age 55 from Atlantic Richfield "Arco" Oil Co.  Graveside service will be 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, July 30, 2002 at Grove Hill Memorial Park.  Family will receive friends prior to service, until 11:30 a.m. at Restland Funeral Home.  A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 10, 2002 at Cathedral Gardens.  The Lodge 1500 N. Garrett, Dallas, TX 75206.  Dr. George Davis Officiating.

Notes:

  • Dallas Morning News - July 30, 2002

Margaret Annetta (Robinson) Lincoln
Aug 19, 1925 - Feb 3, 2002

LINCOLN
MARGARET ANNETTA, age 77 of Temple died Monday, February 3, 2002 at her residence.  Funeral service will be 10:00 am Saturday, February 8, 2003 at Harper-Talasek Funeral Home of Temple.  Graveside service 3:00 p.m. at Eureka City Cemetery in Navarro County.  Margaret was born August 19, 1925 in Dallas the daughter of Edward E. and Mabel A. Oman Robinson.  She graduated from Adamson High School in Dallas in 1942.  Was employed at Federal Reserve Bank, Dallas, Publishers Guild, South Oak Cliff State Bank, and Dallas Commercial Warehouse retiring in 1994 when she moved to the Golden Haven Apartments in Temple.  She married Roy E. Lincoln in 1945.  She was a former member of Oak Cliff Christian Church, South Cliff Christian Church, and South Oak Cliff American Legion.  She enjoyed Texas road trips to see the wildflowers, fishing, oil painting, music, reading, pet cats and dogs, and wildlife where she hand fed whitetail deer.  Preceded in death by her parents and brothers Arthur Robinson and James Robinson.  Survived by sons Donald Richard and wife Kathy of Lago Vista and Warren Douglas and wife Susan of Salado; grandsons Gregory, Darren, Aaron, Shawn, and Alex, step-grandson Chad Crosby of Atlanta, granddaughter Ashley; sister Doris Edwards and husband James of Canton.  Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Harper-Talasek Funeral Home of Temple.

Notes:

  • Dallas Morning News - Feb 7, 2003

Ruth Virginia Carraway
May 3, 1925 — Aug. 31, 2003

MADISONVILLE — Services for Ruth Virginia Carraway, 78, of Madisonville are set for 10 a.m. Wednesday at Madisonville Funeral Home.

The Rev. Donnie Foster will officiate. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery in Houston.

Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, with the family present from 5 to 7 p.m., and from 8 a.m. to the time of the services Wednesday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Carraway died Sunday in Madisonville.

She was born in Corsicana and had lived in Madisonville for 23 years. She formerly lived in Houston and was a homemaker. She was a member of the Second Baptist Church in Madisonville.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Imogene Carraway.

Survivors include her husband, Wallace Carraway of Madisonville; a son and daughter-in-law, Harvey and Susie Carraway of Mineola; a daughter and son-in-law, Geraldine and Wesley Randall of Houston; and two grandchildren.


Dayton S. Beasley
Sep 13, 1944 - Oct 5, 2003

Mr. Beasley

Dayton S. Beasley, 59, of Long-view, died Oct. 5, 2003 in Dallas at Baylor University Medical Center after a long and courageous battle with leukemia. Funeral services will be held Oct. 8 at Summerfield United Methodist Church with Dr. William Couvillion officiating.
He was born Sept. 13, 1944 in Corsicana, the son of Samuel and Lora Ruth Beasley. He graduated from Mansfield High School in 1963 and the University of Texas at Arlington in 1969.
He worked as an electrical engineer for Exxon for many years be-fore he purchased Cloud’s Pleez-ing Sandwiches in 1975. He was a member of the Summerfield United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Bar-bara Ormsby Beasley of Longview; son and daughter-in-law, Joel and Heather Beasley of Longview; daughter and son-in-law, Angela and Heath Parker of Longview; Barbara’s son, Aaron and wife, Reagan Ormsby of Bluffton, Ind.; his mother, Lora Ruth Beasley of Mansfield; brother and sister-in-law, Ronnal and Patsy Beasley of Hamilton; sister and brother-in-law, Ruth Ann and Terry Bewley of Longview; his grandchildren, Anne-lies, Bronwyn and Benjamin Beasley; Stephanie, Brittany and Dayton Charles Parker and Ethan Ormsby as well as numerous neph-ews, nieces and cousins.
Welch Funeral and Memorial Center.

Notes:

  • Hamilton Herald News

Thomas Thornton Reid
July 20, 1938 - Aug 15, 2003

Woodville-- Funeral service for Thomas Reid, 65, was held Monday, August 18, 2003, at 3 p.m. at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Colmesneil, with Brother Tom Owen officiating. A Masonic graveside service followed at Ebenezer Cemetery by Magnolia Masonic Lodge #495 in Woodville. Visitation was held Saturday evening and Sunday at Riley Funeral Home in Woodville.

Mr. Reid passed away August 15, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont.

Born July 20, 1938 in Corsicana, to Thomas A. and Mildred Cagle Reid. He lived in Woodville for many years. He was a retired tool and die maker. He was an endowed member of the National Rifle Association. A life member of the Texas State Rifle Association, a member of Fairbanks Masonic Lodge #1363 in Houston and Magnolia Masonic Lodge #495 in Woodville.

He is survived by his wife, Rhonda Hallmark Reid of Woodville; sisters, Tonie Havard and husband, M. O. of Town Bluff and Tonna Walker and husband, Jimmy of Nederland ; and three daughters; numerous grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Serving as pallbearers were Joe Robinson, Nathan Brewer, Chad McGee, Justin Havard, Daniel Havard, Robert Havard and David Records.

Services were under the direction of Riley Funeral Home of Tyler County.

Notes:

  • The Tyler County Booster

Cecil Albert Parker Jr.
Feb. 22, 1952 — Jan. 8, 2003

Services for Cecil Albert Parker Jr., 50, of Austin are set for 10 a.m. Saturday at Memorial Funeral Chapel College Station.

The Rev. Rodney McGlothlin of the First Baptist Church in College Station will officiate. Burial will be in the College Station Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to the time of the services Saturday at the funeral home.

Mr. Parker died Wednesday in Austin.

He was born in Corsicana and was formerly of College Station. He was employed in heat and air conditioning maintenance.

Survivors include two sons, Dustin Matthew Parker and Ethan Travis Parker, both of Dripping Springs; a daughter, Miranda Chantelle Parker of Dripping Springs; a brother and sister-in-law, Kelly and Terri Parker of College Station; and a sister and brother-in-law, Yvonne and Ben Parker of Houston.

Memorials made be made to Kelly Parker or Cecil A. Parker Jr. Children’s Fund c/o Planters & Merchants Bank in College Station.


Bovard Brance Tomlinson
Jul 26, 1910 - May 31, 1987

B. B. Tomlinson

B. B. Tomlinson, 76, of Corsicana, passed away Sunday at Navarro Regional Hospital.  Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Corley Funeral Chapel.

The Rev. Eugene E. Wood will officiate and burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Park.

Tomlinson is a native of Woodland, Ala., and had lived in Corsicana since 1961.  He was a former owner of Gibson's Discount Store here, a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church and a World War II veteran.

He is survived by his wife, Lydia Tomlinson, of Corsicana, one daughter, Barbara Erwin, of Corsicana; a son Ronald Tomlinson, of Corsicana; four sisters Novis Green of Roanoke, Ala.; Marvolene Benefield, of Wedowee, Ala.; Joyce Stein, of Houston; Mrs. Lonnie Murphy, of Birmingham, Ala.; one brother, Russel Tomlinson, of Bowdon, Ga.; three grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers include H. H. Tucker, Dan Paschal, Jim Jackson, Wesley Warner, John Collier and Joe Hashop.

Notes:

  • SSDI: BOVARD TOMLINSON 26 Jul 1910 May 1987 75110 (Corsicana, Navarro, TX) 75110 (Corsicana, Navarro, TX) 254-12-1157 Georgia
  • TXDI: Tomlinson Bovard Brance 05-31-1987 NAVARRO Male

Herman Harvey Stark
Sep 3, 1920 - Mar 18, 1980

Herman Stark

Herman H. Stark, 59, resident of Corsicana, died Tuesday morning at his residence.

Services are pending at Griffin Funeral Home.  Burial will be at the Oakwood Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs Billie Stark, of Corsicana, one daughter, MJrs. Sheila Tollison, of Fort Worth; a son-in-law, Charles Tollison, of Fort Worth; one granddaughter, Christie Tollison of Fort Worth; one brother, Buck Stark of Dallas; and one sister, Mrs. Mickey McDaniel of Lancaster.

Notes:

  • Herman Harvey Stark b. 3 September 1920 in Royce City, Rockwall Co., TX, d 18 March 1980 in Navarro County, Texas
  • Billie died 25 January 1985 in Navarro County, Texas
  • h/o Billie Marie (Headspeth) Stark; s/o J. Charles Stark & Josie Lockie (Martin) Stark-Sutton
  • From the collection of the Liz Gillespie Genealogy Dept., Corsicana Library
  • Submitted by Karen Rost

Charlie Bee
Aug 8, 1895 - Jul 24, 1983

Charlie Bee, 87, of Corsicana, died Sunday at Navarro Regional Hospital.

Service is at 5 p.m. today at Griffin Funeral Home with Dr. Tom Graves officiating.  Burial will be in the Oakwood Cemetery.

Survivors include two sons, Dan Alan Bee of New Orleans, La. and Gerald Robert Bee of Oakton, Va.; a brother Roland Bee of Corsicana; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Pallbearers are Ed Blackburn, Earl Watkins, Carter Braselton, Fred Burns, Bill Roughton and Roy C. Burns.

Notes:

  • SSDI: CHARLIE BEE 08 Aug 1895 Jul 1983 75110 (Corsicana, Navarro, TX) 454-64-2604 Texas
  • TXDI: Bee Charlie 07-24-1983 NAVARRO Male

Jasper W. Laird
Dec 1, 1898 - Jul 24, 1983

Jap W. Laird, of Corsicana, died Sunday night in Grapevine, Hospital.

Service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Griffin Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. B. F. Risinger officiating.  Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery.

He was a member of First Baptist Church in Corsicana and owner of the former High School Drug Store.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Thelma Laird of Corsicana; a son, ray Laird of Roanoak; a granddaughter, Becky Rippy of Alpine; a great-granddaughter; and a sister, Mrs. Myrna Ingle of Grandview.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.


Dora Jenny (Lewis) Knight
Dec 25, 1896 - May 3, 1984

Dora J. Knight

KERENS - Mrs. Dora J. Knight, 87, died Thursday in Twilight Nursing Home in Corsicana.

Services will be 10 a.m. in Paschal Funeral Home with the Rev. Ray Turner officiating.  Burial will be in Bazette Cemetery.

Survivors include a daughter, Ola Faye Jamison of Corsicana; four sisters, Laura Flanagan of Corsicana, Minnie Ola Seahorn of Arizona, Elsie Gathright of Tennessee and Reba Moore of Houston; two brothers, A.I. Lewis of Wichita Falls and Henry Lewis of Arizona; three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Earle Ogburn, Garland Gray, James Frederick, Bealon Ware, Kirvin Pierce and Carter Pierce.

Notes:

  • TXDI: Knight Dora Jenny 05-03-1984 NAVARRO Female
  • SSDI: DORA KNIGHT 25 Dec 1896 May 1984

Clifton Lee Perry

Clifton L. Perry

Clifton L. Perry, 59, of Corsicana, died Monday at Navarro Regional Hosptial.

Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Griffin Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Dave Alexander officiating.

Burial will follow at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery.

Perry was a veteran of World War II and chairman of deacons at Memorial Baptist Church.  His follows deacons will serve as pallbearers.

Survivors include his wife, Francis Perry of Corsicana; two daughters, Debbie Blue of Corsicana and Janet Chapman of Corsicana; four grandchildren, Robyn and Ryan Blue of Corsicana and Eric and Blaire Chapman of Corsicana; his mother, Ioma Perry of Kerens; two brothers, James Perry of Kerens and Lester Perry of Malakoff; five sisters, Very Oglesby of Corsicana, Mildred Keele of Corsicana, Zelda Steen of Corsicana, Vivian Jock of Malakoff and Clara Braxmier of Waxahachie.

Notes:

  • TXDI: Perry Clifton Lee 05-28-1984 NAVARRO Male
  • SSDI: CLIFTON PERRY 04 Nov 1926 May 1984 75110 (Corsicana, Navarro, TX) 464-32-4478 Texas

Willie T. Freeman

Mrs. Ben (Willie) Freeman

Mrs. Ben (Willie) Freeman, 92, a native of Navarro County, died Friday in DeSoto.

Services were Saturday at Corley Funeral Home Chapel with Maxie Boren officiating.  Burial was in Oakwood Cemetery with Corley Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

She had lived in DeSoto since 1943.

Survivors include one daughter, Evalyn Freeman Peterson, DeSoto; three sons, Elma Freeman, Corsicana, Guy Freeman, Lancaster, and Ben Freeman, Dallas; one sister, Grace Price, of Houston; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.

Pallbearers were J. D. Dowd, Jack Pillans, Macon Price, Dwain Gay, Edgar Erard and William Amann.


Lunsford Philip Livingston

Lunsford Livingston

Lunsford Livingston, 74, of Dallas, died Monday in Dallas.

Services were 10 a.m. today at Corley Funeral Home with Dr. Charles Rice officiating.  Burial was in Oakwood Cemetery.

Pallbearers were John R. Corley, John W. Clark Jr., Mark Autry, Ralph Brown, Rufus Shell, and Robert Cason.

Notes:

  • TXDI: Livingston Lunsford Phillip 02-23-1987 DALLAS Male
  • SSDI: LUNSFORD LIVINGSTON 03 Jan 1913 Feb 1987

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Lunsford Livingston Obituary Rites for Lunsford Livingston Services for Lunsford Livingston of Dallas, a ranch owner and oil and gas operator, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Corley Funeral Home in Corsicana, Navarro County. Livingston died Monday at his Dallas home. He was 74. He was born in Seminole, Okla. He was a graduate of New Mexico Military Institute and the University of Oklahoma. Livingston moved to Dallas in 1955 to oversee his family’s ranch in Navarro County. He had operated L.P. Livingston Energy Co. in West Texas. Livingston is survived by two daughters, Susie McLean and Molly Hobson, both of Dallas; a sister Fay Livingston of Oklahoma City; a brother, William S. Livingston of Oklahoma City; and four grandchildren. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Corsicana.

Dallas Morning News


James Rowan

Former Dawson resident, James Rowan, 47, of Dallas died Wednesday in Dallas.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Modrall Cemetery with the Rev. Brant Causey officiating.  Corley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

He was a native of San Antonio and was a plumber.

Survivors include his wife, Margie Rowan of Dallas, a son, Eddie Rowan of Dallas; a daughter, Patricia rowan of Dallas; three sisters, Debbie McClanahan of Littlefield, Charlene Moore of Kennedale and Patricia DeFrance of Corsicana; a brother, Danny Rowan of Waco.

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Marvin Homer Melton
Jan 20, 1896 - Sep 30, 1986

Marvin Melton

Marvin H. Melton, 90, of Farmers Branch died Tuesday in Farmers Branch. [Dallas Co., TX]

Services will be 2 p.m. today at Corley Funeral Home with the Rev. Harvey Hallmark officiating.  Burial will be in Dresden Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jim Marriott, Lynn DuBose, Freddie Castleberry, Fred Stearns, Jimmy Hespeth and Jim Yeager.

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