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Carlos William Moore
Feb 3, 1943 - May 27, 2007

Carlos William Moore

Carlos William Moore, 64, of Emmett, Texas passed away on Sunday, May 27, 2007 in Emmett.

Dr. Moore was born on February 3, 1943 in Emmett to Harvey Aldine and Doris Marie Moore. After graduating from Frost High School in 1961 he earned an associates degree from Navarro Junior College and then earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas. He then earned a master’s degree from Baylor University and a doctorate degree from Texas A&M University. Dr. Moore was currently the Edwin Streetman Professor of Marketing where he has been an instructor for 36 years at Baylor University in Waco. He had been honored as a Distinguished Professor by the Hankamer School of Business. He co-authored a textbook that is in its 13th edition.

Besides his academic achievements, Dr. Moore was co-owner of Moore Brothers Ranch which he established and operated with his brother, Kris Moore. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and was known for his quiet generosity and gentle sense of humor.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Doris and Aldine Moore and his grandson Benjamin Alan Moore.

Survivors include his wife Karen Stites Moore of Emmett; his children, Jeff Moore of Fort Worth, Mark Moore and his wife Mary and their children Hannah, Ethan, and Sara Beth of Chandler, Ariz.; Trey Moore and his wife Amy and their children K.K., Jaycie, and Aaron Todd of San Antonio; Robyn Moore of Carrollton, Andrew Young of Emmett and Catherine Young of Emmett; brother and sister-in-law, Kris Moore and Rita of Emmett; nieces and nephews, Charla and Troy Moore of Fort Worth, Kristi and Craig Earp of Crockett, Clark and Holly Moore of Emmett, Kera and Kevin Zuelhke of Frost, and Cheree Moore of Waco; and numerous great nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home with Gordon Lockett officiating. Following the services the family will receive friends in the foyer of Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Tim Stites, Doug Fuller, Matt Stroder, Robbie Mayse, Kevin Zuelhke, and Clark Moore.

Interment will be in the Frost Cemetery.

Memorial may be made to Emmett Church, 4729 NWCR 4300 Frost, TX 76626, or to the Carlos Moore Endowed Scholarship Fund, One Bear Place 97026 Waco, TX 76798.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home, Corsicana.

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Carlos William Moore

Carlos William Moore, The Edwin W. Streetman Professor of Marketing at Baylor's Hankamer School of Business, passed away on May 27 in Emmett, Texas. He was 64.

"We will sorely miss Carlos," said Terry Maness, dean of the business school. "He was a mentor and friend to many of the faculty as well as a role model."

Moore earned an associate's degree from Navarro Junior College and his bachelor's degree from the University of Texas. He then completed a master's degree from Baylor and his doctorate from Texas A&M University.

Moore taught for 36 years at Baylor and had been honored as a Distinguished Professor by the Hankamer School of Business. He co-authored a textbook that is in its 13th edition, and for three decades, he worked with a team of other professors at the Hankamer School of Business to research and publish major findings in the area of business ethics.

Moore was co-owner of Moore Brothers Ranch, which he established and operated with his brother, Kris Moore, a professor of information systems at Baylor.

Moore was a loving husband, father and grandfather and was known for his quiet generosity and gentle sense of humor.

BAYLOR MAGAZINE ONLINE


Carroll Bruce Kuykendall
Oct 29, 1943 - May 27, 2007

Carroll Bruce Kuykendall, 64, of Hillsboro went to be with his Lord and Savior in the early morning hours of Sunday, May 27, 2007, after a courageous battle with pulmonary fibrosis.

Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Marshall & Marshall Funeral Directors Chapel in Hillsboro.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Marshall & Marshall Funeral Directors Chapel in Hillsboro with Mr. Glen MacDonald officiating. Interment will follow at Brandon-Bynum Cemetery.

Bruce was born on October 29, 1943 in Waxahachie, the son of Wilson and Oleta Frank Kuykendall. Bruce was raised in the Midway community and graduated from Milford High School in 1962. He then attended Hill Junior College, where he was a member of the college’s first basketball team. He was also a member of the National Guard 36th Airborne Brigade out of Clifton. Bruce married Billie Louise butler in 1969, and they made their home and raised their two daughters, Angela and Jennifer in Hillsboro. Bruce was a long-time member of Hillsboro Church of Christ. Bruce was a devoted Husband and Father and enjoyed more than anything, spending time with family and visiting with friends. He was an active supporter of area high school sports and for nearly 30 years officiated basketball with the Hill County and Waco Chapters. For 17 years, he was Director of Public Works for the City of Italy.

Bruce was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his loving wife of 38 years, Billie Louise Kuykendall of Hillsboro; two daughters and sons-in-law, Angela Boyd and husband, Tim, of Malone and Jennifer Woods and husband, Kelly, of Kingwood; two adoring grandchildren, Hunter Woods and Larissa Boyd; two brothers, Sidney Kuykendall and wife, Wanda, of Paint Rock and Wayne Kuykendall and wife, Mary Ann, of Waxahachie; sister, Patsy Kelley and husband, Jimmy, of Kerens; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, and lifelong friends.

Memorials may be made to the Hillsboro Church of Christ Building Fund, P. O. Box 733, Hillsboro, TX 76645.

Arrangements by Marshall & Marshall Funeral Directors, Hillsboro. ∞

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William E. "Johnny" Johnson Sr.
Feb 23, 1926 - May 28, 2007

William E. (Johnny) Johnson Sr.

William E. (Johnny) Johnson Sr., resident of Blooming Grove, passed away on Monday, May 28, 2007 in Corsicana at the age of 81.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home in Corsicana.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home in Corsicana with Jackie Brown officiating. Interment will follow at Dresden Cemetery.

Johnny was born in Xenia, Ohio on February 23, 1926 to Earl Johnson and Goldie Mae Tobin Johnson. He volunteered for the Navy serving during World War II from 1942 through December 1945. On July 21, 1945 he married Mary Joyce Moore in Corpus Christi. He worked for LTV aircraft for 31 years.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce Moore Johnson of Blooming Grove; daughters, Sherry Rouw and husband Phil of Grand Prairie, Carolyn McCarty of Blooming Grove, Dolores Bess and husband Jimmy of Dresden, and Debra Carey of Overland Park, Kan.; son, William Earl Johnson Jr. and wife Carol of Red Oak.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home, Corsicana

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Charles Wesley Moore
Jun 30, 1931 - May 26, 2007

Charles Wesley Moore

Charles Wesley Moore, resident of Blooming Grove, passed away on Saturday May 26, 2007 at his residence at the age of 75 years. He was born in Frost on June 30, 1931 to Fred J. Moore and Jewell Tallmon Moore.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Malcolm Moore.

Survivors include his wife Joyce Moore of Blooming Grove. Daughters and sons-in-law: Beverly and Howard Seely of Blooming Grove and Sherry and Mark Baggett of Corsicana. Grandchildren: Chris and Tamara Seely of Wylie, Jeremy and Brooke Seely of Waco, Nicole Seely of Blooming Grove, Josh Baggett of Corsicana, and Jessica and Luke Farmer of Corsicana. Great grandchildren: Caleb, Carissa, Kathryn, Carson, and Wesley. Brother: James Moore of Hurley New Mexico.

Visitation will be Sunday evening from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Griffin-Roughton Chapel in Blooming Grove. Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 28, 2007 at 2 p.m. at Central Baptist Church in Blooming Grove with Rev. Darren Heil and Bro. Grady Cashion officiating. Burial will follow in the
Frost Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Leon Crawford, Bill

Southard, Bill Page, Kenneth Southard, Dennis Melton, Roland Southard and John Matous. Honorary pallbearers will be the Deacons of Central Baptist Church.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Chapel, Blooming Grove

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Martha ‘Nancy’ (Moore) Parker
May 27, 1922 - May 26, 2007

Martha ‘Nancy’ Moore Parker, 84, of Roane, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 26, 2007.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 28, at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 29, at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Oakwood Cemetery.

Mrs. Parker was born May 27, 1922, in Roane. She attended school in Roane and Corsicana and graduated from North Texas State Teachers College, currently the University of North Texas. She taught school in Avalon and Ozona before she married. She married James Parker in Ozona on Jan. 19, 1946, after which they moved to Roane where she became a full-time homemaker. She was dedicated to her family and never ceased to love and support her husband, daughters, sons-in law, granddaughters, grandsons-in-law and great-grandchildren. She also enjoyed visiting with her extended family and with her friends and neighbors in Roane and Corsicana. She was a member of Roane Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Cyril and Effie (Fortner) Moore, and two brothers, Thurman Moore and Tom Moore.

Survivors include her husband of 61 years, James ‘Jim’ Parker of Roane; two daughters and sons-in law, Jamie and W. Levon Thigpen of Dallas, Judy and Norton Conner of Kerens; four granddaughters and sons-in-law, Javon and C.A. ‘Slim’ Durham of Richardson, Lana and Jayson Engel of Kerens, JaeAyne and Fred C. Crabtree, Jr. of Stephenville, and Lindsay Conner of Kerens; great-grandchildren, Tripp, Sarah and Emma Durham of Richardson, Tate and Ella Engel of Kerens; sister-in-law, Lorene Moore of Dallas; brother-in-law, Fred Parker of Stephenville; sister-in-law and brother-in-law; Clementina and Ken Hannah of Washington, D.C.; sister-in-law, Ann Parker of Joshua; numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home, Corsicana.

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Robert Moss Drain Jr.
Jun 17, 1923 - May 25, 2007

R.M. Drain Jr.

R.M. Drain Jr., 83, of Corsicana passed away Friday, May 25, 2007, in Corsicana.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Corley Funeral Home.

Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Monday at Pattison Cemetery with the Rev. Grady Cashion officiating.

Mr. Drain was born June 17, 1923, in Corsicana.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ina Margie Drain; and son, Robert Ellis Drain.

Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Donna Drain of Corsicana; daughter-in-law, Peggy Drain of Corsicana; grandsons and their wives, Eric and Tonia Drain and Brian and Andrea Drain, all of Chatfield, Jason and Misty Drain of Walnut Springs, Zach and Courtney Drain of Tyler, and Zip Drain of Fayetteville, N.C.; great-granddaughters, Brittnie Herd of Conroe, and Hallie McCoy and McKinzzie Drain, both of Chatfield; great-grandsons, Roclan Drain of Chatfield, and Collin Drain, Taylor Drain and Tanner Drain, all of Walnut Springs; and great-great-grandson, Jaxson Brandt Herd of Conroe.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

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Kenneth Dean “Flick” Simmons
abt 1953 - May 21, 2007

Kenneth Dean “Flick” Simmons, 54, of Corsicana passed away Monday, May 21, 2007, at his residence. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. today at Sixth Avenue Baptist Church with the Rev. Ira J. Jones officiating. Interment will follow at Woodland Memorial Park. Arrangements by Ross and Johnson Mortuary.

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Louise Elizabeth (Watson) Jones
March 11, 1921 - May 25, 2007

Louise Watson Jones, 86, of Corsicana passed away Friday, May 25, 2007, in Corsicana. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Corey Funeral Home. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Pattison Cemetery with Brother Bill Honea officiating. Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

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LOUISE ELIZABETH JONES

Mrs. Louise (Watson) Jones, 86, of Corsicana passed away on Friday, May 25, 2007 in Corsicana. She was born on March 11, 1921 in Texarkana, Arkansas.
She was a homemaker.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 26, 2007 at the funeral home. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 27, 2007 at Pattison Cemetery with Bro. Bill Honea officiating.

Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her parents, Oliver & Bendie Watson.

She is survived by her Brother & Sister-in-Law, Woodrow & Juanita Watson of Mertens, TX., Sisters & Brother-in-Law, Gladys Bishop of Bellmead, TX., and Dorothy & Bill Honea of Corsicana, TX.


Andrew Lee ‘Monk’ Steele
Mar 8, 1919 - May 24, 2007

Andrew Lee “Monk” Steele, of Pasadena, Texas, was born on March 8, 1919, in Navarro County, and passed away in Pasadena on May 24, 2007.

Monk was a decorated World War II veteran having served with the 36th Infantry.

He was a member of South Main Baptist Church in Pasadena. He was preceded in death by his wife of 46 years, Virginia Kirbo Steele; parents, Effie Steele and Jack Steele; brothers Dick Steele and Buck Steele; and sisters, Leona Anderson and Edna Cross.

He is survived by his sisters, Eunice P. Koontz and Edith Coleman of Pasadena; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, great-great-nieces and nephews, and other loving family and friends.

Honorary pallbearers will be Lee Goodman, Bill Simpson, Phil Alexander and David Price. Pallbearers will be Michael Goodman, Brian Alexander, Todd Alexander, Chris Coleman, Jason Price, Craig Price, Kyle Reppond, Darren Cross, Colin Cross, Kevin Sheridan and Barrett Coleman.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, May 27, at Grand View Funeral Home, 8501 Spencer Highway, Pasadena, with funeral services celebrating his life at 12:30 p.m. Monday, May 28, at Grand View Funeral Home in Pasadena. Interment will be at 5:30 p.m. at Midway Cemetery in Navarro County.

Arrangements by Grand View Funeral Home, Pasadena.

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Darin Christie
Aug 21, 1968 - May 28, 2007

Mr. Darin Christie, 38, of China Spring passed away on Monday, May 28, 2007 in Waco, Texas. He was born on August 21, 1968 in Corsicana, Texas.

Services are pending at this time.

He worked as the manager of a custom portrait framing shop.

He is survived by his Parents, Elton & Barbara Christie of China Spring, TX., Brother & Sister-in-Law, Grady & Karen Christie of Waco, TX., Grandmother, Geneva Penney of Corsicana, TX., Aunts, Bettie Evans of Corsicana, TX. and Aurelia Wren of Decatur, TX., Numerous Cousins and a big host of Friends.

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Darin Christie
Aug 21, 1968 - May 28, 2007

Darin Christie

Darin Christie, 38, of China Spring passed away peacefully Monday, May 28, 2007, in Waco.

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, at Corley Funeral Chapel in Corsicana with the Rev. Clayton Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery in Corsicana. Pallbearers will be Dave Robertstad, Gary Scow, Grant Robertstad, Jason Wren, Landon Wren and Derwood Penney.

Darin was born on Aug. 21, 1968, in Corsicana to parents Elton and Barbara Christie and lived in the Retreat area. He moved to Waco as a young child and attended China Spring schools until graduating in 1986. After completing high school, he attended both McLennan Community College and Baylor University, receiving a bachelor’s degree in speech pathology in 1992.

He worked in a custom framing shop while attending school and later became the manager of the business after graduation. Darin enjoyed most outdoor activities, especially hunting and fishing. He was avid lover of music and taught himself how to play the guitar at an early age. Being a lifetime resident of Texas and a passionate sports fan, he would always follow his favorite local sports teams. Darin was very skillful with his hands and his craftsmanship with tools was remarkable. He could always be counted on to assist with a household project whenever it became too overwhelming.

He is survived by his parents, Elton and Barbara Christie of China Spring; brother and sister-in-law, Grady and Karen Christie of Waco; grandmother, Geneva Penney of Corsicana; aunts, Bettie Evans of Corsicana and Auralia Wren of Decatur; numerous cousins and a multitude of friends. The family wishes to express deep appreciation and gratitude to the physicians and staff of Providence Health Center in Waco.

Darin was truly a unique person who was funny, brilliant and caring. While his life was too short, the fond memories that he has left will be everlasting.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

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Alvah Raymond Cook
Oct 30, 1890 - Mar 16, 1972

Alvah Cook Buried at Hamilton Cemetery
Funeral services were held Saturday at 2 p.m. At Corley Funeral Chapel in Corsicana for Alvah (Pop) Cook, 81, Dawson farmer, who died Thursday. The Rev. David Hale officiated. Burial was in the Hamilton Cemetery.
A longtime resident of Retreat before moving to Dawson, Cook was named the 1971 “Sportsman of the year” by the Navarro County Fox and Wolf hunters Association of which he was a charter member and past officer. He had been an adult leader of 4-H Club work in the county 40 years.
Surviving are his widow, one daughter, Mrs. Ellis Montgomery of Dawson; five sons; 12 grandchildren, one sister and four brothers.

Note: The Dawson Herald, March 24, 1972

Card of Thanks
We wish to take this opportunity to express our deepest appreciation for the many acts of kindness shown during the illness and death of our loved one, Alvah R. Cook. A special thanks to all our friends and neighbors for food, flowers, visits and kind words of sympathy. May God bless each of you
The Family of A. R. Cook

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John Lee McCulloch, Jr.
Oct 24, 1919 - Aug 27, 1964

John L. McCulloch Buried Saturday
Funeral services for John L. McCulloch were held Saturday morning at 10:30 in Lover’s Lane Methodist church in Dallas and were conducted by Rev. Dan Snipp
Graveside services were held on Saturday at 1:00 P. M. and burial was in Dawson cemetery.
McCulloch drowned in Lake Tawakoni in Thursday of last week while on a fishing trip.
He was a graduate of Dawson High School and attended SMU in Dallas. He was a veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife and children, John L. McCulloch III and Becky, of Dallas, a sister, Mrs. R. M. Holliday of Houston, father Lee McCulloch of Dawson and other relatives.
Employees of the Cameron Company were pallbearers.

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  • The Dawson Herald, Sep 4, 1964

  • Submitted by Dana Stubbs


Dorothy Faye (Paul) Gill
Dec 10, 1927 - Dec 20, 1999

Dorothy Faye Gill

Dorothy Faye Gill, 72, of Farmers Branch passed away Dec. 20, 1999 at Woodridge Nursing Home in Grapevine.

Services will be 2 p.m. today at Paschal Funeral Home Chapel with Rev.

Jim Baggett officiating.  Interment will follow at Long Prairie Cemetery.

Mrs. Gill was born in Rural Shade on Dec. 10, 1927.

She is survived by sons, Richard Gill of Carrollton, Anthony Gill of Denton and John Gill of Lewisville; brothers, Ernest Paul of Wortham, Arlin Paul of Palestine, Marvin Paul of Wortham, Harold Paul of Athens, Adron Paul of Palestine, Raymond Paul of Mexia and Terry Paul of Corsicana; sisters, Frances Massey and Josephine Cox of Corsicana, Virgie Giles of Palestine, Mary Sutterfield of Waco and Etheline Coker of Houston; nine grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Paschal Funeral Home of Kerens.

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Lewis Marion Martin
Jun 11, 1900 - Oct 19, 1999

Lewis Marion Martin

Lewis Marion Martin, 99, of Dallas passed away Tuesday, Oct. 19, 1999.

Services will be 11 a.m. today at Wesley United Methodist Church in Pelham.  Burial will follow at Pelham Community Cemetery.

Mr. Martin was born June 11, 1900 in Dawson.  He moved to Pelham in 1908 and attended school and graduated from Pelham High School.  He farmed and ranched in the Pelham area for more than 40 years.  He was a member of Pelham Masonic Lodge until it dissolved.

He leaves his wife, Dorothy Martin of Dallas; five children, Laurie M. Gunter of Seattle, Wash., Vernis I. Hudgins and husband William of San Antonio, Marilyn Martin of Dallas, Jay Perry Martin of Dallas and Alfred L. Martin and wife Rose of Pelham; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sister, Zelmarie Hines of Los Angeles, Calif.; and a host of nieces, nephews, friends and other relatives.

Arrangements by Community Funeral Home of Waxahachie.

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Lewis Marion Martin

Lewis Marion Martin, 99, of Dallas passed away Tuesday, Oct. 19, 1999.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Wesley United Methodist Church in Pelham.  Burial will follow at Pelham Community Cemetery.

Mr. Martin was born June 11, 1900 in Dawson.  He moved to Pelham in 1908 and attended school and graduated from Pelham High School.  He farmed and ranched in the Pelham area for more than 40 years.  He was a member of Pelham Masonic Lodge until it dissolved.

He leaves his wife, Dorothy Martin of Dallas; five children, Laurie M.

Gunter of Seattle, Wash., Vernis I. Hudgins and husband William of San Antonio, Marilyn Martin of Dallas, Jay Perry Martin of Dallas and Alfred L. Martin and wife Rose of Pelham; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sister, Zelmarie Hines of Los Angeles, Calif.; and a host of nieces, nephews, friends and other relatives.

Arrangements by Community Funeral Home of Waxahachie.

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Bennie Mae Davis
Jan 14, 1946 - Nov 10, 1999

Bennie Mae Davis

Bennie Mae Davis, 53, of Corsicana passed away Wednesday, Nov. 10, 1999, at Navarro Regional Hospital.

Services will be 1 p.m. today at Scott Funeral Chapel.  Interment will follow at Round Prairie Cemetery in Kerens.

Nephews and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Mrs. Davis was born Jan. 14, 1946 in Marshall.

She is survived by her daughters, Penny Davis and Patricia Davis, both of Dallas; son, William Grant of Dallas; mother, Violet Hunter of Corsicana; sisters, Frances Crowder and Helen Myers; five grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Arrangements by Scott Funeral Home.

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Joe Pete Marsh
Dec 6, 1918 - Nov 23, 1999

Joe Pete Marsh

Joe Pete Marsh, 80, of Corsicana passed away Tuesday, Nov. 23, 1999 in Corsicana.

Visitation will be 7 to 8 p.m. today at Corley Funeral Home.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Hopewell Cemetery, with Brother Bill Honea officiating.

Mr. Marsh was born Dec. 6, 1918 in Navarro County.

Mr. Marsh is survived by his sister, Betty Johnston of Corsicana; and brother; Sammy Marsh of Corsicana.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

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Elaine Marie Terry
May 8, 1909 - Nov 4, 1999

Elaine Marie Terry

Elaine Marie Terry, 90, of Kerens passed away Thursday, Nov. 4, 1999, at Southwood Nursing Home in Kerens.

Services will be 2 p.m. today at Paschal Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. Wes Johnson officiating.  Interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Roy Kamp, Braz Davis, Larry Fields, Derrek Kamp, Lance Camp and R.H. Hilliard.

Mrs. Terry was born May 8, 1909 in Navarro County.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Terry in 1982.

Mrs. Terry is survived by her nephew, Kenneth Scarbrough of Kerens.

Arrangements by Paschal Funeral Home of Kerens.

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Charles E. Estes
Apr 14, 1925 - Dec 25, 1999

Charles E. Estes

Charles E. Estes, 74, of Kerens passed away Saturday, Dec. 25, 1999 at his residence.

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

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Paschal Funeral Home Chapel. 

Interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be members of the family.,

Mr. Estes was born April 14, 1925 in Agra, Okla.  He was a veteran of World War II.

Mr. Estes is survived by his wife, Doris Estes of Kerens; sons, Victor Estes of Red Oak and Elden Estes of Garland; daughter, Brenda Englert of Indiana; brothers, William Estes of Joshua and Jimmy Estes of Furman, Ala.; four grandsons; one great-grandson; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Paschal Funeral Home of Kerens.

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Francis Baldauf
Jul 23, 1915 - Feb 25, 2000

Francis Baldauf

Francis Baldauf, 84, of Corsicana passed away Friday, Feb. 25, 2000 in Garland.

Graveside services will be 1 p.m. today at Calvary Cemetery with the Rev. Robert Williams officiating.

Mr. Baldauf was born July 23, 1915 in Corsicana.  He was a crane operator.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Edith Baldauf, and a daughter, Helen Baldauf Puryear.

Mr. Baldauf is survived by his grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Dennis and Mary Hall of Las Vegas, Nev.; two granddaughters and grandsons-in-law, Claire and Scott Weaver of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates and Marie and Johnny Quill of Garland; five great-grandsons, Eric Weaver of Hammond, La., Justin Hall of Portland, Ore., Micheal Hall of Las Vegas, Nev. and Brian and Ian Weaver, both of Dubai, U.A.E.; and two great-granddaughters, J'Ton Rose of Garland and Allison Weaver of Dubai, U.A.E.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 200 N. 13th St., Corsicana, Texas 75110.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

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Pamela Jane (Wilson) Phillips
Aug 15, 1951 - Nov 9, 1999

Pamela Jane Phillips

Pamela Jane Phillips, 48, of Corsicana passed away Tuesday, Nov. 9, 1999.

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

Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Griffin-Roughton Chapel, with Grady Cashion officiating.  Interment will follow at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Bill Ratliff, Bobby Johnson, Troy Johnson, Josh Martin, Rick Putman and Don Hughes.

Mrs. Phillips was born Aug. 15, 1951 in Corsicana.

She was preceded in death by her father, James O. Wilson; and sister, Cindy Putman.

She is survived by her husband, D.O. Phillips of Corsicana; mother, Clara Jane Wilson of Blooming Grove; sons, Jimmy Phillips of Corsicana and Chris Wilson of Blooming Grove; grandchild, Britany Phillips; brother, Michael Wilson of San Diego, Calif.; two nephews and three nieces.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

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Elzie Leonard Armstrong
Sep 9, 1912 - Nov 2, 1999

Elzie L. (Papa) Armstrong

Elzie L. (Papa) Armstrong, 87, of Corsicana passed away Tuesday, Nov, 2, 1999 in Corsicana.

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

Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Corley Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Don Inman and the Rev. John A. Miller officiating.  Interment will follow at Cryer Creek Cemetery.

Mr. Armstrong was born Sept. 9, 1912 in Cryer Creek.  He was a farmer and  a member of Emhouse Baptist Church of  71 years.  He served as a Deacon for may years.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Rhoda Minnie Jane Garlington Armstrong; father, William Henry Armstrong; sister, Pansy Maggard; and brother, Alvie Armstrong.

Mr. Armstrong is survived by his wife, Helen Ruth Armstrong of Corsicana; daughter, Marilyn Krantz of Corsicana; brother, Ocie Armstrong of Mansfield; granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Amber and David Keele of Corsicana; grandson, Eric Kyle Krantz; five great-granddaughters, Dakota Brianne Fitzgerald, Jennifer Leeanne Firzgerald, Rebecca Chayenne Fitzgerald, Macayla Rayanne Keele, and Eryka Morgan Analise Krantz, all of Corsicana; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Sonny Armstrong, Rick Ferrer, Eric Larsen, Don Lewis, Dwayne Owen, Lewis Watking, Robert Watkins and Will Watkins.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

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Lewellyn Elizabeth "Lou" (Howard) Watson
Sep 24, 1915 - Sep 12, 1999

Lewelyn Watson

Lewellyn Watson, 83, of Blooming Grove passed away Sunday, Sept. 12, 1999, at Heritage Oaks Retirement Village.

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

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Central Baptist Church in Blooming Grove, with Brother Bryan Connally officiating.  Interment will follow at Cryer Creek Cemetery.

Mrs. Watson was born Sept. 24, 1915 in Purdon.

Mrs. Watson is survived by her son, Mark Watson of Beeville; daughters, Mary De Long of Loogottee, Ind., and Martha  McSpadden and Margie Donahue of Bryan; brother, George Weaver of Hurst; sisters, Jackie Boswell of Barry and Mary Measles of Dallas; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Central Baptist Church of Blooming Grove.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home in Blooming Grove.

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John Fulton Morriss
Jun 25, 1905 - Jul 20, 1999

John F. Morriss

John F. Morriss, 93, of Corsicana passed away Tuesday, July 20, 1999, at Park Row Health Care Center.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. today at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Rose Hill Cemetery in Blooming Grove, with B.F. Risinger Jr. officiating.

Mr. Morriss was born June 25, 1905 in Houston.

Mr. Morriss is survived by his daughters, Barbara Batson and Judy Nieman, both of Corsicana, and Jeannie Hester of Henderson; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and sister, Blanche Borges of Houston.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

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Edward Leroy "Roy" Carroll
Oct. 4, 1904 - Jun 23, 1999

Edward Leroy "Roy" Carroll

Edward Leroy "Roy" Carroll, 94, a longtime resident of Blooming Grove, passed away Wednesday, June 23, 1999, at Wilson N. Jones Memorial Hospital in Sherman.

Graveside services will be 1 p.m. today at Rose Hill Cemetery in Blooming Grove, with Dr. Jimmy Finley officiating.

Pallbearers will be Dan Kallus, Philip Crosby, Dr. Jimmy Doyle Carroll, Dr. Ray Dean Carroll, Rudy Carroll, John Davis, Jim Davis, Ben Pickle and Shane Davis.

Mr. Carroll was born Oct. 4, 1904 to Edward Levosta Carroll and Mozelle Hicks McGlohen.  He was among the third generation of Carrolls born in Texas.  He and his family were early members of the Christian Church in Blooming Grove.

Mr. Carroll began his education in Blooming Grove, received his undergraduate degree from East Texas State Teachers College in Commerce and his master's degree from University of Texas.  His love of arts included directing and producing plays with the theatrical department during his tenure at Huntsville High School.  He later taught at Wentworth Military Academy in Missouri and at Midland ISD.

His love of travel led him in many excursions to Central America, Europe and the Middle East, where he would visit galleries, museums and ancient ruins.

Mr. Carroll was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Ethel Carroll Davis; brother, James William Carroll and Harry Carroll; and nephews, W.E. "Sam" Carroll and John Benton Davis Jr.

He is survived by his stepbrother, Ralph Gardner; niece, Frances Carroll Holdeman; nephews, Dr. Jimmy Doyle Carroll, Dr. Ray Dean Carroll and Rudy Carroll; and a multitude of great and great-great nieces and nephews and cousins.

For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to Rose Hill Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 412, Blooming Grove, Texas 76626 or the charity of one's choice.

Arrangements by Dannel Funeral Home of Sherman.

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Marvin Lewis Kinsel
May 26, 1920 - Oct 19, 1999

Marvin Lewis Kinsel

Marvin Lewis Kinsel, 79, of Brushie Prairie passed away Tuesday, Oct. 19, 1999, at his residence.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. today at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home in Blooming Grove.

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home. 

Interment will follow at Brushie Prairie Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Dave Blackwell, Jason Guest, Billy Kinsel, Ronnie Wilson, Stephine Kinsel and Jeffrey Guest.

Mr. Kinsel was born May 26, 1920 in Troy.

He is survived by his wife, Wanda Kinsel of Brushie Prairie; sons, James Melvin Kinsel and Bobby Lewis Kinsel, both of Baytown; daughters, Aline Blackwell of Pharr, Alice Roach of Tomball, Carol Hughes of Brushie Prairie, Peggy Guest of Edcouch; brother, H.D. Kinsel of Brushie Prairie; sisters, Juanita Pate of Lake Fork, Oleta Fulcher of Godley and Vivian Benton of Brushie Prairie; and a number of grandchildren.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home of Blooming Grove.

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Stokes Armstrong
May 4, 1910 - Jun 10, 1999

Stokes Armstrong

Stokes Armstrong, 89, of Corsicana passed away Thursday, June 10, 1999, at his resicence.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

Services will be 3 p.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church, with Dr. Don Pike, son-in-law, officiating.  Interment will follow at Pattison Cemetery in Emhouse.

Pallbearers will be Gary Armstrong, Keith Pike, Mike Gorell, John Stephens, Dan Wright and David Shows.

Mr. Armstrong was born May 4, 1910 on the family farm in Cryer Creek and lived there all his life until the last six months.  He was a Mason for over 50 years.  He served in many capacities in the United Methodist Churches of Emhouse, Blooming Grove and First United Methodist Church of Corsicana.  He was a founding director of the Associated Milk Producers and served on that board for 25 years.

Mr. Armstrong is survived by his wife of 66 years, Olive; son, Bobby Armstrong of Emhouse; daughter, Joyce Pike of Arlington; five grandchildren, Becky and Gary Armstrong, Gina Gorell, Keith Pike and Brenda Stephens; and three great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

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Florence Omega Houston-Black
Mar 12, 1923 - Nov 28, 1999

Florence Omega Black

Florence Omega Black, 76, of Blooming Grove passed away Sunday, Nov. 28, 1999, at Baylor Medical Center in Waxahachie.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Griffin-Roughton Chapel in Blooming Grove, with the Rev. Bobby Pope officiating.  Interment will follow at Frost Cemetery.

Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Mrs. Black was born March 12, 1923 in Dallas.

She is survived by her sons, Buddy Black of Corsicana, Willie Black of Navarro Mills, Danny Black of Cuero, Cecil Houston and Michael Houston, both of Euless; daughters, Rosalie Hulsey and Linda Cantrell, both of Mt. Vernon, Margaret Reffitt of Mesquite, Mary Sanchez of Corsicana, Darlene Gonzales of Blooming Grove, Jolene Flood and Donna Gail McClure, both of Arlington; 28 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home of Blooming Grove.

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Leon Paul Wright
Jul 31, 1927 - Nov 8, 1999

Leon Paul Wright

Leon Paul Wright, 72, of Dallas passed away Monday, Nov. 8, 1999, in Dallas.

Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Trinity Life Baptist Church in Garland, with the Rev. Russell Rogers officiating.  Committal service will follow at 2 p.m. at Rose Hill Cemetery in Blooming Grove.

Mr. Wright was born July 31, 1927 in Tioga.  He was a member and served as a deacon of  Trinity Life Baptist Church in Garland.

Mr. Wright is survived by his wife, Evelyn Wright of Dallas; daughters, Brenda Davis of Garland and Sandy Kendrick of Seminole, Fla.; son, Larry Wright of Irving; granddaughters, Kelley Davis of Dexfield, Iowa, Christi Hartsook of The Colony and Shannon Kruger of Dallas; grandsons, Jason Wright of Spain and Joshua Wright of Dallas; and great-granddaughters, Jessica Hartsook of The Colony and Madison Kruger.

Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Life Baptist Church, 2030 Rowlett Rd., Garland, Texas 75043.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

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James Ray Barham
Apr 16, 1933 - Nov 30, 1999

James Ray Barham

James Ray Barham, 66, of Blooming Grove passed away Tuesday, Nov. 30, 1999, at his residence.

Graveside services will be 4:30 p.m. at Rose Hill Cemetery in Blooming Grove, with Gary Johnson officiating.

Mr. Barham was born April 16, 1933 in Rice.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Phillip Barham.

Mr. Barham is survived by his sons, Raymond Mark Barham of Rome, Ga. and Hershall Bradley Barham of Waco; daughters, Karen Ann Smith of Elm Mott, Carolyn Jordan of Waco, Janet Rae Haisler of Elm Mott and Anita Woodall of Waco; 12 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; and brothers, C.A. Barham of Blooming Grove, Murrey Barham of Blooming Grove and Harrol Barham of Blooming Grove.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home of Blooming Grove.

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Jay Lamont Sewell, Jr.
Aug 1, 1910 - Nov 30, 1999

Jay L. Sewell Jr.

Jay L. Sewell Jr. 89, of Blooming Grove passed away Nov. 30, 1999.

Services will be 10 a.m. today at Central Baptist Church in Blooming Grove with the Rev. Bryan Connally officiating.  Interment will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Charles Moore, Howard Seeley, Gary Price, Tim Campbell, Jay Hoover Sewell and Tom Sewell.  Honorary pallbearers will be Ralph Page, Jeff Jenkins, David Monroe, Dennis Melton, Jim Wright and Howard Weston Holdman.

Mr. Sewell was born Aug. 1, 1910 in Blooming Grove.  He was a veteran of World War II and had been in the oil business.  He was a member of Central Baptist Church in Blooming Grove.

He is survived by his wife, Ruth Sewell of Blooming Grove; son and daughter-in-law, Roger Jay and Cheryl Sewell of Dallas; daughter, E. Carroll Maxey of Denton; and three grandchildren, Vanessa Maxey, Georgia Carroll Maxey and Lyric Ruth Maxey.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home of Blooming Grove.

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Clyde Oklahoma Phillips
Mar 24, 1902 - Aug 25, 1999

Clyde O. Phillips

Clyde O. Phillips, 97, of Houston passed away Wednesday, Aug. 25, 1999, in Houston.

Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Paschal Funeral Chapel.  Interment will follow at Kerens Cemetery.

Friends of the family will serve as pallbearers.

Mr. Phillips was born March 24, 1902 in Oklahoma.

Mr. Phillips is survived by his wife, Cleo Phillips of Houston; sons and daughters-in-law, Gene and Mary Phillips and Bernard and Sue Phillips, all of Houston; daughter, Charlotte Lane of Houston; 11 grandchildren;

26 great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Paschal Funeral Home of Kerens.

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William Earl Henderson
Dec 28, 1910 - Jun 2, 1999

William Earl Henderson

William Earl Henderson, 88, of Rural Shade passed away Wednesday, June 2, 1999 at his residence.

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

Services will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Paschal Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Frank Upchurch officiating and the Rev. Earnest Betts Jr. assisting.  Interment will follow at Kerens Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Chris Henderson, Shawn Henderson, Brian Henderson, Brandon Henderson, Kyle Simmons and Lyle Smith.

Mr. Henderson was born Dec. 28, 1910 in Navarro County.  He was a farmer and rancher in the Rural Shade community for years.

Mr. Henderson was preceded in death by his parents, Louis and Leila Henderson; son, William Roy "Buddy" Henderson; brothers, Clarence Henderson and Marvin Henderson; and sister, Vivian Mitchell.

Mr. Henderson is survived by his wife, Helen Henderson of Rural Shade; daughter, Mickye Simmons of Kerens; sons and daughters-in law, Bobby and Sherry Henderson of Rural Shade and Fred and Becky Henderson of Palestine; brother, R.J. Hendrson of Kerens; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Paschal Funeral Home of Kerens.

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Joe Tweed Trent, Sr.
Nov 4, 1903 - May 27, 1999

Joe T. Trent

Joe T. Trent, 95, of Kerens passed away Thursday, May 27, 1999 at Southwood Nursing Home in Kerens.

Services will be 2 p.m. today at Paschal Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. Bob Hendley officiating.  The Rev. Woodrow Ivy and the Rev. George Conn will assist.  Interment will follow at Kerens Cemetery.

Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Mr. Trent was born Nov, 4, 1903 in Van Zandt County.  He resided in Rural Shade and Kerens for more than 80 years.  He was a farmer all his life.  He served as a deacon at Missionary Baptist Church in Kerens for 70 years.  He was a beloved husband, father and PaPa.

He is survived by his wife of 75 years, Annie Viola Trent of Kerens; sons and daughters-in-law, Joe Jr. and Betty Trent of Mineral Wells, Elmer Shannon and Hazel Trent of Corsicana, Clayton "Bo" and Debbie Trent of Freeport, Clarence "Peddler" and Nancy Trent of Hawkins, and Douglas and Diane Trent of Allen; daughter, June Abbie of Kerens; sister, Willie Wallace of Canton; 20 grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Paschal Funeral Home of Kerens.

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Cora Pauline "Polly" (Mathis) Allen
Mar 21, 1914 - Mar 24, 2002

Pauline "Polly" Allen

Pauline "Polly" Allen, 88, of Kerens, passed away Sunday, March 24, 2002 at the Kerens Care Center.

Services will be 2 p.m. today at the Paschal Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mike Efird and the Rev. Dennis Mott officiating.  Burial will be at Kerens Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be members of the family.

Mrs. Allen was born March 21, 1914 in Kerens.

She is survived by her daughter, Donna Kilcrease of Kerens; son, Dick R. Allen of Longview; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Paschal Funeral Home.

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Linnie Marie (Glasgow) Radney
Mar 5, 1912 - Jun 9, 1999

Linnie Marie (Glasgow) Radney

Linnie Marie Radney, 87, of Kerens passed away Wednesday, June 9, 1999, at her residence.

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

Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Paschal Funeral Chapel, with the Rev.

Dennis Mott officiating and the Rev. Wes Johnson assisting.  Interment will follow at Kerens Cemetery

Pallbearers will be J.B. Lundy, Butch Lundy, Willie Lundy, Gerald Radney, John Sanders Radney, David Williams and James Williams.

Mrs. Radney was born March 5, 1912 in Navarro County.

Mrs. Radney was preceded in death by her husband, Doyle Radney; parents, Sam and Callie Glasgow; and son-in-law, Richard Holiman.

Mrs. Radney is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Frances and Howard Faughn of Kerens; daughter, Johnnie B. Holiman of Kerens; brother, Clifton Glasgow of Corsicana; sisters, Mabel Lundy of Kerens, Hazel Hayworth of Purdon and Mary Williams of Corsicana; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Paschal Funeral Home of Kerens.

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Iris Euneva Lee (Shelton) Baxter
Jun 24, 1911 - Jul 12, 1999

Iris Baxter

Iris Baxter, 88, of Kerens passed away Monday, July 12, 1999, at Southwood Nursing Home.

Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Paschal Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. Wes Johnson officiating.  Interment will follow at Kerens Cemetery.

Mrs. Baxter was born June 24, 1911 in the Independence community near Kerens.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clint Baxter; daughter, June Bots; and son, Clint Baxter Jr.

Mrs. Baxter is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Don and Joan Baxter of Kerens; daughter and son-in-law, Janice and Bubba Blissett of Kerens; sisters, Doris Tyner of Van and Mary Nell Cherry of Kerens; grandson, Kurt Blissett of Dallas; granddaughters, Kelley Thompson of Castroville, Terri Powell of Cedar Hill, Sally Chew of Vista, Calif. and Sandy Muhr of San Diego, Calif.

Arrangements by Paschal Funeral Home of Kerens.

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Hazel Ruth (Dutton) Quinn
Oct 18, 1919 - Oct 4, 1999

Ruth Quinn

Ruth Quinn, 79, of Kerens passed away Monday, Oct. 4, 1999, at Southwood Nursing Home in Kerens.

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

Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Paschal Funeral Chapel, with Brother Wes Johnson officiating.  Interment will follow at Kerens Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Mike Jennings, R.H. Hilliard, Travis Horn, Norton Conner, C.E. Blissett, A.L. Atkeisson, Bobby Bain and Tim Crawford.

Mrs. Quinn was born Oct. 18, 1919 in Chandler.

She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Gayle and Janie Quinn of Kerens and Larry and Sue Quinn of Longview; granddaughter, Christi Thomas and husband G. L. of Eureka; grandsons, Jeff Quinn and wife Janice of Kerens, and Caleb and Jeremy Quinn of Longview; great-granddaughters, Daphne and Jessica Thomas of Eureka and Brooke Quinn of Kerens.

Arrangements by Paschal Funeral Home of Kerens.

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Annie Lee (Lenox) McKenna
Mar 3, 1927 - Feb 23, 2002

Annie Lee McKenna

Annie Lee McKenna, 74, of Dawson passed away Saturday, Feb. 23, 2002 in a Channelview hospital.

Family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Wade Funeral Home in Hubbard.

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Wade Funeral Chapel with the Rev.

James Hooper officiating.  Interment will follow at Dawson Cemetery.

Mrs. McKenna was born March 3, 1927.  She was a homemaker.  She loved to fish and play bingo.  She was a member of First Baptist Church of Dawson.

She was preceded in death by her husband, R.F. "Bob" McKenna in October 1985; and sister, Docia Whitehill in November 2001.

Survivors include her sons, Michael Bookout of Corsicana and Robert McKenna of Buffalo; daughters, Peggy Campbell of Houston, Kathy Lawler and Frances Jo White, both of Kirvin; brothers, George Lenox of Ennis, Ray Lenox of Slaton and Doug Lenox of Dawson; sister, Alice Couch of Hubbard; 18 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Wade Funeral Home of Hubbard.

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Truman Barron
Sep 2, 1945 - Jun 18, 1999

Truman Barron

Truman Barron, 53, of Fort Worth and formerly of Dawson, passed away June 18, 1999, in Fort Worth.

Visitation will be until 5 p.m. today at M.R. Smith Parlor for Funerals.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at House of Refuge Church of God in Christ in Dawson, with the Rev. Samuel Hill officiating.  Interment will follow at Dawson Cemetery.

Mr. Barron was born Sept. 2, 1945 in Dawson.

Mr. Barron was preceded in death by his father, Edgar Barron Sr.; brothers, Aaron Barron, Odis Barron, Ray Barron and Clay Barron; and sisters, Litha Ann Barron and Mayella Barron.

Mr. Barron is survived by his mother, Carrie Mae Campbell of Dawson; brothers, Edgar Barron Jr. and Eddie Barron, both of Fort Worth, and Joel Barron and Johnie Barron of Dawson; sisters, Bessie L. Stephenson of Fort Worth, Queen Powell of Dallas and Lennett Barron and Linda Campbell, both of Waco; and a host of other friends and relatives.

Arrangements by M.R. Smith Parlor for Funerals.

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Erma L. (Jordan) Evans
Aug 29, 1914 - Jun 9, 1999

Erma L. Jordan Evans

Erma L. Jordan Evans, 84, of Dawson passed away Wednesday, June 9, 1999, in Cedar Hill.

Services will be 2 p.m. today at Wade Funeral Chapel, with the Rev.

David Ferguson officiating.   Interment will follow at Dawson Cemetery.

Mrs. Evans was born Aug. 29, 1914 in Dawson.  She was a sweet, gentle woman and a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend.  She had lived in the Dawson area most of her 84 years and retired in 1976 from Mexia State School.  She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Dawson.

Mrs. Evans was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Paul Evans.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Janice and L.C. Chambers; grandchildren, Penni Todd and husband Dale, and Denny Paul Chambers; and great-granddaughter, Delaney Todd, all of Duncanville; sister and brother-in-law, Callie and Clyde Roloff; sisters, Ruby Lawrence and Charlsie Jordan, all of Dawson; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Arrangements by Wade Funeral Home of Hubbard.

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Mable Lee (Moore) Smith
Dec 29, 1906 - Jul 10, 1999

Mable Lee (Moore) Smith

Mable Lee Moore Smith, 92, of Dawson passed away Saturday, July 10, 1999, in Corsicana.

Graveside services were 10 a.m. today at Dawson Cemetery, with Elder Gary Herr officiating.

Mrs. Smith was born Dec. 29, 1906 in Dawson, one of five children of Albert and Lena Moore.  She married Urshiel Sharon Smith on Nov, 2, 1935.  She enjoyed life as a housewife and mother.  She enjoyed cooking, farming, ranching, gardening and yard work and always took pride in everything she did.  She helped in every way possible when she lived on the farm.  She made time to visit the sick and give encouraging words to those around her.  It seemed that she got more than 24 hours out of each day.  Her many kind deeds and words will never be forgotten.

Mrs. Smith moved to Dawson in 1978.  She enjoyed living in town, visiting friends and talking on the telephone.  Even after suffering a severe stroke in 1996, she never had a harsh word or complaint of any kind.  She always made the best of every situation.  She was a member of Dawson Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Urshiel "U.S." Smith on Sept.

28, 1998; brothers, Carlos Moore, Chester Moore and Tommy Moore; and sister, Gladys.

Mrs. Smith is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Wayne S. and Ruth James Smith of Dawson; grandson, Charles Aaron Smith of Dawson; and numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

Memorials may be made to the Dawson Cemetery Association or the Dawson Volunteer Fire Department.

Arrangements by Wade Funeral Home of Hubbard.

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Daniel William Blue Jr.
Jul 1, 1918 - Jun 15, 1999

Daniel William Blue Jr.

Daniel William Blue Jr., 80, of Corsicana passed away Tuesday, June 15, 1999, in Corsicana.

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

Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Corley Funeral Chapel, with the Rev.

Gene Cravens officiating.  Interment will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park.

Pallbearers will be Daniel Blue, Robert Blue, Wayne Blue, Chris Blue, Matthew Blue and John Policky.

Mr. Blue was born July 1, 1918 in Corsicana.  He graduated from Corsicana High School in 1936.  He attended University of Texas at Austin, majoring in petroleum engineering until joining the Navy. 

During his service, he was awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart.  He married his wife of 54 years, Kathryn Parrish, on Nov. 1, 1944.

In his younger years, Mr. Blue was very active in youth gymnastics and Methodist Youth Fellowship counseling.  He was instrumental in starting a Little League baseball program in Avon, Ind.  He was a member of Masonic Lodge and Corinthian Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star in Indiana.  Before falling ill, he was an active member of St. Luke United Methodist Church of Corsicana.

Mr. Blue worked for Mobil Pipeline Company for 43 years as a machinist foreman.  After his retirement, he enjoyed golf, boating, fishing, gardening and spoiling his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Mr. Blue is survived by his wife, Harriet Kathryn Blue of Corsicana; daughter, Lynda Mattman of San Carlos, Calif.; sons, Daniel Blue of Wichita Falls and Robert Blue of Qatar; sister, Margurett Randolph of Houston; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to American Cander Society in Corsicana or Hospice of Mercy in Mexia.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

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Redrick Marion Bowden Sr.
Aug 19, 1905 - Jul 5, 1999

R. M. Bowden Sr.

R. M. Bowden Sr., 93, of Corsicana passed away Monday, July 5, 1999, in Corsicana.

Visitation will be 6 to 9 p.m. today at Corley Funeral Home.

Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Resthaven Memorial Park, with the Rev. B.F. Risinger Jr. officiating.

Mr. Bowden was born Aug. 19, 1905 in Rice.

Mr. Bowden is survived by his wife of 70 years, Annie Bowden of Corsicana; son, R.M. "Son" Bowden Jr. and wife Betty of Corsicana; daughter, Lois Peebles and husband Jerry of Arlington; granddaughters, Carolyn Scott of Greenville, Cindy Williams of Corsicana and Amy Crow of Arlington; grandsons, Tom Bowden of Corsicana and Jeff Peebles of Austin; great-granddaughters, Andrea Williams and Devon Bowden both of Corsicana, and Madison Crow of Arlington; and great-grandson, Jacob Williams of Corsicana.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

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Robert Earl Arnett
Oct 12, 1937 - Jun 29, 1999

Robert Earl Arnett

Robert Earl Arnett, 61, of Mildred passed away Tuesday, June 29, 1999, at Navarro Regional Hospital.

Services were 11 a.m. today at Griffin-Roughton Chapel, with Brother Tony Neal officiating.  Interment followed at Resthaven Memorial Park.

Pallbearers were Richard Rash, Johnny Sims, Sid Walker, Jerry Allen, Rusty Jones and James Neal.  Honorary pallbearers were Mike Spain, Lonnie Muse, Kenneth Youngblood, Clif Tew and Buddy Smith.

Mr. Arnett was born Oct. 12, 1937 in Corsicana.

Mr. Arnett is survived by his wife, Barbara Arnett of Mildred; sons and daughters-in-law, Randall and Vicki Arnett of Corsicana and Brad and Leecia Arnett of Mildred; daughter and son-in-law, Rhonda and Sammy Carter of Corsicana; grandchildren, Morgan Arnett and Amanda, Jessica and Casey Carter; and stepmother, Beth Arnett of Corsicana.

Memorials may be made to Mildred Baptist Church.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

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Timothy Jerry Smart
abt 1962 - Jun 10, 1999

Timothy Jerry Smart

Timothy Jerry Smart, 37, of Chatfield passed away Thursday, June 10, 1999, at Mother Frances Hospital of Tyler.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. today at Resthaven Memorial Park, with Jim Baggett officiating.

Mr. Smart was preceded in death by his father, Fred Smart.

Mr. Smart is survived by his mother, Ruth Smart of Piedmont, Ala.; brothers, Edward Smart, Wayne Smart, Fred Smart Jr. and Tommy Smart, all of Piedmont, Ala., and David Smart of Jacksonville; sisters, Betty Fortenberry and Carol Kirk, both of Piedmont, Ala., Effie Smart of Chatfield and Connie Lang of Corsicana.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

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Florence M. Brower
Jan 26, 1932 - Jun 21, 1999

Florence M. Brower

Florence M. Brower, 67, of Corsicana passed away Monday, June 21, 1999, at Navarro Regional Hospital.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Resthaven Memorial Park, with Tim Schane officiating.

Mrs. Brower was born Jan. 26, 1932 in Pleasant Lake, Ind.

Mrs. Brower was preceded in death by her husband, John Brower; and one grandson.

Mrs. Brower is survived by her mother, Mildred DeLong of Angola, Ind.; sons, Gary Beattie of Edon, Ohio, Martin Beattie of Largo, Fla., Bryan Beattie and Greg Beattie, both of Bryan, Ohio; stepson, John Wayne Brower of Kentucky; daughters, Kathy Spicer of Richmond, Ky., Cindy Dohner of Butler, Ind., Robin Mason of Corsicana, Candi Horn of Orlando, Fla.; sister, Aileen Snider of Angola, Ind.; and a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

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Marvin Ray Wossum
Aug 27, 1909 - Jul 6, 1999

Marvin Ray Wossum

Marvin Ray Wossum, 89, of Corsicana passed away Tuesday, July 6, 1999, in Corsicana.

Services will be 2 p.m. today at Corley Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. B.F. Risinger Jr. officiating.  Interment will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park.

Pallbearers will be Norman Gilcrease, Barry Heathcote, Larry Honea, Fred Rasmussen and Joe Sims.

Mr. Wossum was born Aug., 27, 1909 in Weatherford.  He was a member of First Baptist Church.

Mr. Wossum is survived by his nephews, Donald Scarbrough of Dallas and Ray Wossum of Eureka; niece, Linnie Kepner of Garland; sister-in-law, Hazel Wossum of Corsicana; and special friends, Roslyn Eldridge and Jewell White, both of Corsicana.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

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Arlene (Wyche) Drennan
Jun 3, 1918 - Jul 8, 1999

Arlene Drennan

Arlene Drennan, 81, of Corsicana passed away Thursday, July 8, 1999, in Corsicana.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. today at Resthaven Memorial Park, with Dick James officiating.

Pallbearers will be Charles Drennan, Brian Little, Truman Little, Dale Wyche, Gearle Wyche and Larry Wyche.

Mrs. Drennan was born June 3, 1918 in Stonewall, Okla.  She was a lifelong member of Westhill Church of Christ in Corsicana.

Mrs. Drennan is survived by her husband, Robert Bryan Drennan of Corsicana; daughter and son-in-law, Mona Sue and Truman Little of Waxahachie; son and daughter-in-law, Charlie and Johnda Drennan of Houston; sisters, Ruth Matthews of Tulsa, Okla., Sue Jordan, Lou McElroy and Juanita Sherrell, all of Ada, Okla.; brothers, Dale Wyche of Ada, Okla., and Gerald Wyche and Larry Wyche, both of Stilwell, Okla.; grandsons, John Robert Drennan of Houston and Brian Cameron Little of Waxahachie; and aunt, Dimple Coffey of Ada, Okla.

Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer Research, U.T.

Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, Texas 75235.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

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Madell (Burnett) Rich
May 2, 1921 - Jun 22, 1999

Madell Rich

Madell Rich, 78, of Corsicana passed away Tuesday, June 22, 1999, in Corsicana.

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

Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Corley Funeral Chapel, with the Rev.

B.F. Risinger Jr. officiating.  Interment will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park.

Pallbearers will be James Batson, Doug Fogg, Phil Ford, Ron Franks, L.H.

Richardson and Joe Sims.

Mrs. Rich was born May 2, 1921 in Covington.  She was a member of Gold Star Wives and First Baptist Church.

Mrs. Rich was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Rich.

Mrs. Rich is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Danny and Mary Ann Rich of Bedford; grandson, Allan D. Rich of Bedford; brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Burnett of Corsicana; sister, Dorothy Hardgrave of Corsicana; brothers-in-law and wives, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Rich of Rockwall and Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Rich of Chatfield; sister-in-law and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Clovis Stover of Fort Worth; sisters-in-law, Alice Burnett of Corsicana and Glenn Burnett of Tyler; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, 510 W.

Collin St., Corsicana, Texas 75110.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

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Frances Mae (Linker) Lawson
Dec 20, 1936 - Sep 12, 1999

Frances Mae Lawson

Frances Mae Lawson, 62, of Corsicana passed away Sunday, Sept. 12, 1999, in Navarro County.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Corley Funeral Chapel, with Brother Bill Honea officiating.  Interment will follow at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Rodney Deroo, John Dunsworth, Danny Gibson and Mike Hamock.

Mrs. Lawson was born Dec. 20, 1936 in Dover, Ark.

Mrs. Lawson is survived by her husband, Raymond Lawson of Corsicana; daughters and sons-in-law, Avis Marie and Robert O'Bryan of Kansas, Annette and Jeff Rambin of Corsicana and Pamela and David Denyes of Jerone, Ariz.; sisters, Inez Sweet of Austin and Ruby Halvey of Chicago, Ill.; brother, Harley Linker of Glen Dale Heights; granddaughter and husband, Renee and Adam Martin of Juneau, Alaska; granddaughters, Katie Marie O'Bryan, Rachel Annette O'Bryan and Megan Arlene O'Bryan, all of Kansas, Katlin Brooke Rambin and Hailee Faith Rambin, both of Corsicana, and Vanessa Denyes of Cottonwood, Ariz.; grandson, Robert Alan O'Bryan Jr. of Kansas; and great-granddaughter, Ashley Gimlen of Cottonwood, Ariz.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

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Oscie P. Renfrow
Jun 26, 1928 - Feb 24, 2002

Oscie P. Renfrow

Oscie P. Renfrow, 74,  of Palestine passed away Sunday, Feb. 24, 2002 at Palestine Regional Medical Center.

Condolence calls will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Bailey & Foster Funeral Home, 207 S. Magnolia, Palestine.

Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Bailey & Foster Chapel in Palestine. 

Interment will follow at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery in Corsicana.

Pallbearers will be Steve Severn, David Rayner, Lawrence Faulkner, Terry Roach, Tom Ball Jr. and Kenneth Buchanan.

Mr. Renfrow was born Jan. 26, 1928 in Corsicana to Oscie and Evelyne Dunlap Renfrow.  He was a highway patrolman for Anderson County from

1968 until his retirement in 1991.  He was a member of Stamford Masonic Lodge, VFW Post No. 3907, State Trooper Association, Certified Police Officers Association, and a Special Texas Ranger.  He served in the U.S.

Army as a sergeant during World War II.  He was a Baptist.

He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Jane Renfrow in October 1985; second wife, Jean Renfrow in April 1994.

Survivors include  his daughter, Becky Preeze of Nacogdoches; son, John Renfrow of Palestine; stepdaughter, Rhonda Higginbotham of Arlington; and grandchild, Taylor Ray Renfrow of Bethel.

Arrangements by Bailey & Foster Funeral Home of Palestine.

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Clemmie Odell Taylor
Mar 21, 1913 - Jun 24, 1999

Clemmie Odell Taylor

Clemmie Odell Taylor, 86, of Corsicana passed away Thursday, June 24, 1999 in Corsicana.

Services will be 4:30 p.m. today at Corley Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. B.F. Risinger officiating.  Interment will follow at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Joe Don Brooks, Dale Jordan, Richard Rash, Rick Rash, Hollis Swink and David Taylor.

Mrs. Taylor was born March 21, 1913 in Dawson.  She was a member of First Baptist Church in Corsicana.

Mrs. Taylor was preceded in death by her husband, Francis Marion Taylor; and granddaughter, Laurie Denise Taylor.

Mrs. Taylor is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Don and Betty Taylor of Corsicana; grandson and wife, David A. and Debbie Taylor of Syracuse, Kan.; granddaughter and husband, LaDona and Dale Jordan of Corsicana; great-granddaughters, Victoria Taylor and Natalie Jordan of Corsicana; great-grandsons, Jayson Jordan and Justin Jordan of Corsicana; great-grandchildren, Sarita and Latigo Peterson of Syracuse, Kan.; brothers-in-law, Joe Hodges of Lubbock and J.B. Swink and wife Margaret of Athens; and sisters-in-law, Fran Taylor of Arlington and Laverne Taylor of Aransas Pass.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

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Mona (Smith) Venable
Feb 18, 1939 - Jun 20, 1999

Mona Venable

Mona Venable, 60, of Corsicana passed away Sunday, June 20, 1999, at Navarro Regional Hospital.  Visitation will be 6 to 9 p.m. today at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery, with Bill Honea officiating.

Mrs. Venable was born Feb. 18, 1939 in Hope, Ark.

Mrs. Venable is survived by her husband, James Venable of Corsicana; sons, Charles D. Venable of Dallas and Bruce Venable of Corsicana; daughter, Ronda Greenwade of The Woodlands; eight grandchildren; brothers, Rex Smith of Las Vegas, Nev. and Jerry Smith of Fort Worth; and sister, Betty Bensing of Louisville, Ky.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

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Raymond John Bromonsky
May 19, 1925 - Jun 30, 1999

Raymond John Bromonsky

Raymond John Bromonsky, 74, of Richland passed away Wednesday, June 30, 1999, at Hillcrest Hospital in Waco.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. today at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

Services will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Griffin-Roughton Chapel, with Brother James T. Davis officiating.  Interment will follow at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery.

Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Mr. Bromonsky was born May 19, 1925 in Hearne.  He was a United States Air Force World War II veteran.

Mr. Bromonsky was preceded in death by his son, Charlie Lee Price.

Mr. Bromonsky is survived by his wife, Nancy Bromonsky of Richland; son and daughter-in-law, Ricky Lynn and Eva Price of Teague; daughters and sons-in-law, Rosie and E.L. Andrews and Cyenthia and Rodney Willis, all of Richland, Margie and Larry Gustaves and Linda and Bill Conrad, all of Bryan, and Peggy Lawson of Madisonville; son, Raymond Bromonsky Jr.; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and sisters and brother-in-law, Helen and Tommy McLein of California and Lillian Nesbitt of Washington.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

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Mary Chauvin
Nov 15, 1915 - May 25, 1999

Mary Chauvin

Mary Chauvin, 83, of San Antonio passed away Tuesday, May 25, 1999 in San Antonio.

Services will be 10 a.m. today at Corley Funeral Chapel, with Ramona Urelius officiating.  Interment will follow at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery.

Mrs. Chauvin was born Nov. 15, 1915 in Richland.

Mrs. Chauvin is survived by her husband, Tony Chauvin of San Antonio; sister, Ruby Gordon of Normangee; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

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Clara Frances Hurt
Sep 24, 1929 - Jul 8, 1999

Clara Frances Hurt

Clara Frances Hurt, 69, of Corsicana passed away Thursday, July 8, 1999, at Parkland Hospital in Dallas.

Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. today at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery, with Curtis Baker officiating.

Mrs. Hurt was born Sept. 24, 1929 in Beaumont.  She was a member of Abundant Life Fellowship Church and was an active member of Jose Navarro Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.  She was a retired employee of First National Bank having worked there from 1967 to 1988. 

She was a beloved wife and mother.

Mrs. Hurt is survived by her husband, Alvin M. Hurt of Corsicana; daughter, Kimberly Frances Dinell; and many dear friends.

Memorials may be made to Abundant Life Fellowship Church, 3900 FM Road 744, Corsicana.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

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Willis O'Neal Allmon Jr.
abt 1920 - Nov 15, 1999

Willis O'Neal Allmon Jr.

Willis O'Neal Allmon Jr., 79, of Streetman passed away Monday, Nov. 15, 1999, in Corsicana.

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

Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Corley Funeral Chapel, with Brother Bill Honea officiating.  Interment will follow at Birdston Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be John Allmon, Lenny Allmon, Trey Allmon, Bradley Bain, Tom Neyfeldt, Chris Neyfeldt and J.B. Swink.

Mr. Allmon was born Dec. 11, 1919 in Corsicana.  He was a former board member of the Lewisville Independent School District.  He graduated from Corsicana High School and was a veteran serving during World War II in France and Africa.

He is survived by his daughters, Sandra Anderson of Germantown, Tenn., Sharla Bain of Kaufman and Pat Gray of Streetman; grandson, Bradley Bain of Kaufman; granddaughter, Shelly Gray of Dallas; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

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Geneva White
Jan 29, 1916 - Jun 17, 1999

Geneva White

Geneva White, 83, of Corsicana and former resident of Fort Worth, passed away Thursday, June 17, 1999, at Mel-Haven Convalescent Home.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Ebenezer Baptist Church in the Elm Flat Community near Powell, with the Rev. W.G. Daniels officiating. 

Interment will follow at Elm Flat Cemetery.

Friends of the family will serve as pallearers.

She was born Jan. 29, 1916 in Kerens.  She was a former member of Ebenezer Baptist Church.  After moving to Fort Worth, she became a member of Pilgrim Valley Baptist Church where she sang in the choir for many years.

She is survived by her sister, Alvata Lovett of Tyler; sisters-in-law, Lillie Ann Steward of Powell, Della Steward of Corsicana and Dessie Glaze of Dallas; a host of nieces and nephews including Julius E. and Aszrine Holmes of Corsicana, who took care of her in latter years; and other relatives and friends.

Arrangements by Scott Funeral Home.

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Carrie Mae (Polk) Steward
Dec 2, 1916 - Nov 21, 1999

Carrie Mae Steward

Carrie Mae Steward, 82, of Goodlow passed away Sunday, Nov. 21, 1999, at Navarro Regional Hospital.

Services will be 2:30 p.m. today at Mt. B. Zion Baptist Church in Goodlow, with the Rev. Nathan Carter officiating and the Rev. Ernest Betts Jr. as eulogist.  Interment will follow at Goodlow Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be James Mitchell, Deterick Jordan, Cameron Mitchell and Leon Clark.  Honorary pallbearers will be family and friends.

Mrs. Steward was born Dec. 2, 1916 in Rusk.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Allen and Novell Polk; and sisters, Lilly and Louise.

Mrs. Steward is survived by her husband, J.E. Steward of Kerens; brother, Robert Polk of Rusk; sister, Hazel Wingate of Las Vegas, Nev.; godchildren, Shirley, James, Cameron, Amanda and Maranda Mitchell, all of Kerens; and special friend and caregiver, Mary Ann Armstrong.

Arrangements by Ross and Johnson Mortuary.

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Freddie Mae (Harris) Selmon
Jul 10, 1914 - Oct 15, 1999

Freddie Mae Selmon

Freddie Mae Selmon, 85, of Kerens passed away Friday, Oct. 15, 1999, at Camlu Care Center in Temple.

Wake services will be 7 to 8 p.m. today at Ross and Johnson Mortuary Chapel.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mt. B. Zion Baptist Church in Goodlow, with the Rev. Nathan Carter as eulogist and the Rev. Ernest Betts as officiant.  Interment will follow at Goodlow Cemetery.

Sons and grandsons will serve as pallbearers.  Deacons of the church will be honorary pallbearers.

She was born July 10, 1914 in Kerens.  She was a member of Mt. B. Zion Baptist Church, where she served as secretary of the mission department.  She also served as a deaconess and a member of the choir.

Survivors include her children, Ethel Allen and husband the Rev. George Allen of Temple, Robert Selmon and wife Verletta of Duncanville, Clifton Selmon of Arlington, Thelma Garnerway and husband the Rev. L.C. Garnerway of Kerens, Lola Whitehead Baston and husband Abe of Corsicana, and Carol Littleton of Kerens; 19 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; sisters, Jettie B. Coleman and Birda Kelly, both of Fort Worth; brothers, Jacob Dan Harris of Oakland, Calif. and Dan Harris Jr. of Seattle, Wash.; five sisters-in-law, and other relatives and friends.

Arrangements by Ross and Johnson Mortuary.

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Becky C. (Cox) Jordan
Oct 6, 1943 - Aug 27, 1999

Becky C. (Cox) Jordan

Becky C. Jordan, 55, of Blooming Grove passed away Friday, Aug. 27, 1999, in Blooming Grove.

Services will be 3 p.m. today at First Baptist Church of Blooming Grove with the Rev. James McKinnon and the Rev. Bill Thompson officiating.

Pallbearers will be John Cabano, Don Coker, David Harris, Todd Henkel, Roy Morrison, Steve Potts and Phillip Story.

Mrs. Jordan was born Oct. 6, 1943 in Jayton.  She was the Blooming Grove chief of police.

She was preceded in death by her father, Bonard T. Cox; mother, Anita McKinney Cox; grandparents, T.D. and Vera McKinney; and her brother, Mike "Bud" Cox.

Mrs. Jordan is survived by her husband, Floyd Gean Jordan of Blooming Grove; daughters, Ann Jordan of Blooming Grove and Debbie Jordan of Kerens; brother and sister-in-law, Ronnie and Karen Cox of Oshkosh, Neb.; sister, Sandra Holt of Wichita Falls; sister and brother-in-law, Maurine and Ike Isenhour of Hartley, Del.; grandsons, Jordon Huffhines of Waco and Steven Loper of Calvert; granddaughter, Anita Loper of Calvert; uncle, Bill McKinney of Stanford; sister-in-law, Deb Cox of Amarillo; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Mercy, 500 W. Third Ave., Suite No. 2, Corsicana, Texas, 75110.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

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Bennie Clark Bailey
abt 1915 - Feb 21, 2004

Bennie Clark Bailey

Bennie Clark Bailey, 89 of Athens passed away Saturday, Feb. 21, 2004 at his residence.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. today at Paschal Funeral Home in Kerens.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Bazette Baptist Cemetery with Rev. Richard Palmer officiating.

Arrangements by Paschal Funeral Home, Kerens.

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Monte James Hutchins
Mar 27, 1950 - Jul 14, 1999

Monte James Hutchins

Monte James Hutchins, 49, of Corsicana passed away Wednesday, July 14, 1999, in Corsicana after a battle with bone cancer.

Visitation will be 6 to 9 p.m. today at Corley Funeral Home.

Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Corley Funeral Chapel, with Dr. David Hale officiating.  Interment will follow at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Michael Benton, Nolan Benton, Jeff Clagg, K.W.

Gorman, Jeff McPherson and Steve Stapp.

Mr. Hutchins was born March 27, 1950 in Rice to Glynn and Myrtle (Sikes) Hutchins.  He attended both Rice and Ennis schools.  He was employed with Union Pacific Railroad, formerly Southern Pacific Railroad for over 30 years.

Mr. Hutchins was preceded in death by his mother, Myrtle (Sikes) Hutchins.

Mr. Hutchins is survived by his father and stepmother, Glynn and Nadine Hutchins of Emhouse; son and daughter-in-law, Bryan and Shannon Hutchins of Corsicana; daughter, Kate Hutchins of Corsicana; sisters and brothers-in-law, Karen and Gary Benton and Earlene and Norris McPherson all of Corsicana; and brothers and sister-in-law, Darrell and Kim Hutchins of Garland and Gary Hutchins of Rice; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 200 N. 13th St., Suite 102, Corsicana, 75110; or Hospice of Mercy, 800 N. Main St. Corsicana, 75110.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

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Angel Linda Hutchison
Jul 1, 1999 - Jul 2, 1999

Angel Linda Hutchison

Angel Linda Hutchison, one day, passed away Friday, July 2, 1999 in Corsicana.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery, with the Rev. Pedro Aceves officiating.

Angel was born July 1, 1999 in Corsicana.

Angel is survived by her parents, Ira and Teresa Hutchison of Corsicana; two sisters, Abigail Hutchison and Erica Renee Hutchison, both of Corsicana; a brother, Jordan Lee Hutchison of Corsicana; paternal grandparents; Maurio and Linda D. Hernandez of Corsicana; maternal grandfather, Gumersindo Torres of Mexico and maternal grandmother, Macela Torres of Corsicana.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

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Jodie Sue (Istre) Harvey
abt 1968 - Jun 27, 1999

Jodie Sue Harvey

Jodie Sue Harvey, 31, died June 27, 1999.

Services were 10 a.m. today at Earthman Resthaven Chapel, with the Rev.

John E. Green officiating.

Graveside services will be 3:30 p.m. today at Grape Creek Cemetery in Angus, with the Rev. Rodney Bancroft officiating.

She is survived by her husband, Karl A. Harvey; sons, Kurt A. Harvey, Joseph A. Harvey and Brandon L. Harvey; parents, Roy and Sharon Istre; brother, Douglas M. Istre; grandfather, E.W. Humphries; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Chris A. and Carolynn J. Harvey; grandparents-in-law, Dorothy Harvey and Fredrick and Helen Glaeser; sisters-in-law, Dawn M. Gonzalez and Rebbecca L. Toland.

Arrangements by Earthman Funeral Directors of Houston.

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Enza Elaine McDaniel
Nov 17, 1943 - Nov 26, 2002

Enza McDaniel

Enza McDaniel, 59, of Mart passed away Tuesday, Nov, 26, 2002 in a Waco hospital.

Services will be 11 a.m. today at Wade Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Harold Butler officiating.  Interment will follow at Liberty Hill Cemetery near Hubbard.

She was born Nov. 17, 1943 in Corpus Christi.  She had been a resident of Mart for the past 10 years and prior to that had lived in Hubbard since 1976.  She had formerly owned and operated the Texas Burger restaurant in Hubbard.

Survivors include her life partner, George Stone of Mart; mother, Violet McDonald of Palacios; son, Ed and Tyleen Wise of Gladewater; daughter, Delisa and Joel McGolrick of Hubbard; sisters, Deanna Reed of Hubbard, Jeanne Ulbrick of Corpus Christi and Patsy Patricia Schultz of Palacios; grandchildren, Patrick Wise, Leevon Stuckly and Lundi McGolrick; and three great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Wade Funeral Home of Hubbard.

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Lillie Grace Robinson
abt 1914 - Sep 13, 1999

Lillie Grace Robinson

Lillie Grace Robinson, 85, of Streetman passed away Monday, Sept. 13, 1999, in Streetman.

Visistation will be this evening at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

Services will be 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Griffin-Roughton Chapel. 

Interment will follow at St. Elmo Cemetery.

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Robert Jefferson Anderson
Jun 22, 1902 - Jun 22, 1999

Robert Jefferson Anderson

Robert Jefferson Anderson, 97, of Corsicana was taken gently in his sleep to heaven June 22, 1999.

Services will be 2 p.m. today at Corley Funeral Chapel.  Interment will follow at Birdston Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be David Anderson, Nick Anderson, Allan Cason, James Jackson, Walter L. Jackson Jr. and Walter L. Jackson Sr.

Mr. Anderson was born June 22, 1902, in Muskogee, Oklahoma Twin Territories prior to its statehood.  He was the fifth child of six born to James Henry and Martha Austin Anderson. He moved to Texas in 1916. 

In 1932 he moved to Streetman where he met and fell in love with Minnie Milner Curry.  They were married Dec. 23, 1932 in the parsonage of First Baptist Church of Corsicana.

Mr. Anderson and his family lived in many towns in Texas before settling in Conroe in 1957.  Following his retirement in 1967 from Conroe Telephone Company, he and his wife moved to Athens.  They lived in Navasota and Houston from 1986-1995, at which time they moved to Corsicana.

Mr.Anderson participated in politics and was a member of the school board in Montgomery, a devoted father who was his son's boy scout leader in Navasota, a deacon in the Baptist church and acted as a lay minister in jails and nursing homes across Central Texas.

He lived a full and rich life.  He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

He was preceded in death by brothers, Franklin, William and Thomas Anderson; and sisters, Minnie Anderson Reed and Louise Anderson Smith.

Mr. Anderson is survived by his wife of 67 years, Minnie Curry Anderson of Corsicana; son and daughter-in-law, Robert E. "Gene' and Elizabeth "Betty" Ozan Anderson of Edmond, Okla.; grandson and wife, Robert N.

"Nick" and Lisa Hensarling Anderson and their daughters, Ashley G. and Taylor N. Anderson of Houston; grandson and wife, David N. and Erika Juarez Anderson and their sons, Alexander A.A. and R.D. Ian Anderson of Houston; granddaughter, Susan E. Anderson of Dallas; and nephew, Wesley Anderson of Fort Worth.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

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Alice (Fuller) Berry
abt 860 - Jul 10, 1956

Mrs. Alice Berry Expires Tuesday

Mrs. Alice Berry, aged 96 years native Texan, died in Northwest Apartment Tuesday afternoon. Funeral services will be held from the McCammon Chapel Thursday at 2 p. m. with burial in Oakwood cemetery. The rites will be conducted by Rev. J. W. McKinney, pastor of the First Christian Church. Mrs. Berry was born, April 10, 1860, at Rusk, Texas and had made her home in Corsicana more than 40 years. Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. E. L. Owen, Mrs. Luther Orange and Mrs. Lillie Talley, all of Corsicana, and Mrs. Maudie Jones, Athens, a son, E. B. Berry, Waco; 21 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren, 12 great-great-grandchildren and other relatives.

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Enoch Monroe Berry
died Nov. 19, 1926

Aged Corsicana Man Died Friday At His Home Here Funeral Services For E. M. Berry Held Saturday Afternoon Funeral services for E. M. Berry, aged 72 years, who died at his residence in the Thorp Addition, Friday afternoon at 4:45 o'clock were held Saturday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock from the residence with interment in Oakwood cemetery. The services were conducted by Rev. Paul J. Merrill, pastor of the First Christian church. Mr. Berry had bee ill since Tuesday. He was born in Missouri, Illinois, but came to Texas 57 years ago. He resided in the Kerens community for thirty years prior to moving to Corsicana ten years ago. Surviving are his wife, two sons, Edgar Berry, Venus, Texas, W. J. Berry, Dallas, five daughters, Mrs. Minnie Orange, Corsicana; Mrs. Lillie Fulton, Blooming Grove, Mrs. Maudie Jones, Athens, Mrs. Mary Dorsey, Petty's Chapel, Mrs. Bell Owens, Trinidad. One sister, Mrs. Mattie Shivers, Bardwell, also survives. Sixteen grandchildren and three great grandchildren survive.

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