Obituaries from
Navarro County, Texas


HOME


Previous Page || Obituary Index || Next Page

 

Eunice Berry
May 8, 1923 - Dec 21, 2000

Eunice Berry of Kerens passed away Thursday, Dec. 21, 2000 at Presbyterian Hospital of Kaufman. Services are pending with Paschal Funeral Home.

Notes:

  • SSDI: EUNICE BERRY 08 May 1923 21 Dec 2000 75147 (Mabank, Kaufman, TX) (none specified) 456-32-9048 Texas


Blythe Elizabeth Berry
June 5, 2001 - June 5, 2001 [infant]

Blythe Elizabeth Berry, an infant, of Corsicana passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2001 in Corsicana.

Graveside services were held Saturday at Dresden Cemetery at 4 p.m. with the Rev. B. F. Risinger officiating.

She is survived by her parents, Jeff and Alicia Berry of Corsicana; sisters, Ragan and Bailey, both of Corsicana; grandparents, Kenneth and Molly Southard of Blooming Grove and Kay and Don Berry of Olney; great-grandparents, Evelyn Berry of Temple, Monette Baskerville of Vernon and Pauline Southard of Blooming Grove; and numerous uncles, aunts and cousins.

Memorials may be made to the Pregnancy Counseling Center, 800 North Main, Corsicana, Tx 75110.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

Notes:


Mary Beth (Burns) Berry
May 1, 1930 - Sep 5, 2001

Mary Beth Berry, 72, of Mineral Wells passed away Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2001 in Fort Worth.

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

Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Corley Funeral Chapel with Ferman Carpenter officiating. Interment will follow at Dawson Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be relatives and friends.

Mrs. Berry was born May 1, 1930 in Snyder. She was a member of the Church of Christ, and was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Clyde and Mary Thraikill Burns; brothers, Claiborne Burns, Fred Burns and Joe Burns; and sister, Mildred Moore.

Mrs. Berry is survived by her husband, James D. Berry of Mineral Wells; son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Cheryl Berry of Mineral Wells; daughter and son-in-law, Jera and Mickey Chaney of League City; brother and sister-in-law, Don and Dixie Burns of Granbury; sisters and brothers-in-law, Jera and Alvie O'Neal of Corsicana and Lynelle and Ken Pollard of Snyder; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

+++++
Fort Worth Star Telegram
Mary Beth Berry
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

MINERAL WELLS -- Mary Beth Berry, 71, a homemaker, died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2001, in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Friday at Corley Funeral Home. Mr. Ferman Carpenter will officiate. Burial: Dawson Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers: Relatives and friends.

Mary Beth Berry was born May 1, 1930, in Snyder. She was a member of the Church of Christ and was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Claiborne Burns; parents, Clyde and Mary Thrailkill Burns; brothers, Fred Burns and Joe Burns; and sister, Mildred Moore.
Survivors: Husband, James D. Berry of Mineral Wells; son and wife, Mark and Cheryl Berry of Mineral Wells; daughter and husband, Jera and Mickey Chaney of League City; brother and wife, Don and Dixie Burns of Granbury; sister and husband, Jera and Alvie O'Neal of Corsicana, and Lynelle and Ken Pollard of Snyder; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Corley Funeral Home, Corsicana


Alvin Andrew Berryhill
Aug 30, 1909 - Oct 4, 1977

Obituary - Corsicana Daily Sun - Wednesday - Oct 5, 1977 pg 9a
Alvin Berryhill.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Corley Funeral Home for Alvin A. Berryhill, 68, resident of Corsicana, who died Tuesday in Memorial Hospital.

The Rev. M. V. Pruett and the Rev. Frank Shirley will officiate, with burial following at Oakwood Cemetery.

He was a native of Navarro County and former operator and owner of Superior Ice Company in Corsicana and later employed by Navarro College until he was forced to retire due to ill health. He was also a member of the Wildwood Baptist Church in Mesquite. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Lorene Poole Berryhill of Corsicana; a son, Kenneth A. Berryhill of Corsicana; a daughter, Mrs. Linda Houser of Mesquite; two granddaughters; a brother, Roy N. Berryhill of Waco; four sisters, Mrs. H.T. Williams, Mrs. L.W. Easley, and Mrs. V.R. Edwards, all of Corsicana and Mrs. Lurline Gandy of Houston.

Pallbearrs are Nolen Dockery, Leonard Dockery, Vernon Dockery, Lester Easley, Billy Reaves, and Robert D. Marr.

Notes:


Alice Lorene (Poole) Berryhill  
Aug 26, 1911 - Aug 16, 1982

Alice Lorene Berryhill, of Corsicana, died Monday at Navarro Memorial Hospital. Service is 5 p.m. Tuesday in the Corley Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. B. F. Risinger officiating. Burial in Oakwood Cemetery.

Mrs. Berryhill was a member of the First Baptist Church and the Oak Valley Progressive Club.

She is survived by one son, Kenneth A. Berryhill, of Corsicana; one daughter, Glenda Houser, of Mesquite; two granddaughters, Donna Houser and Jeanice Houser, both of Mesquite; and one sister, Wilma Jo Martin of Fort Worth.
Pallbearers will be Leonard Dockery, Nolen Dockery, Steve Gilbreath, Ronald Lynch, Bobby Ross and Stephen Skinner.

Notes:


Robert Earl Bittner
Aug 30, 1922 - Dec 20, 2000

Robert Bitter, 78, of Corsicana passed away Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2000 at Navarro Regional Hospital.
Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. today at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Griffin-Roughton Chapel with the Rev. Harold Scott officiating. Interment will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park.

Pallbearers will be J. B. Sloan, Walter Johnson, Bob Taylor, Rex Whiteside, Joe Sims, Norman Gilcrease and Joe Bob Tekell.

Mr. Bittner was born Aug. 30, 1922 to the late Albert E. and Amanda Fortner Bittner. He was reared in the Jester community and graduated from Corsicana High School. He joined the U.S. Navy in 1942 and served during World War II aboard PC 1168 and in the Pacific conflict. After his honorable discharge from the Navy, he owned and operated a grocery store in Corbet for 29 years and subsequently in Purdon for another 10 years. He retired in 1995 after managing the Corbet Water Supply for 10 years. He was a 50-year member of the Masonic Lodge No. 174 and a member of First Baptist Church in Corsicana. He was a strong man and supportive husband and father who cherished his grandchildren. Mr. Bittner is survived by his wife of 54 years, Chlodine Hulsey Bittner; daughters, Terry Bittner Weller of Virginia Beach, Va. and Carol Rodgers and husband John of Fort Worth; son, Dan Robert Bittner of Houston; brother, Charles Bittner and wife Ruth Elaine of Houston; brothers-in-law and their wives, Hulen and Dorothy Hulsey of Corsicana and Dulen and Eloise Hulsey of Tyler; grandchildren, Jackson, Amanda and Corbet Weller, Susan and David Rodgers, Elizabeth and Rachel; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home

Notes:


John Edward Bivins
Apr 12,1976 - July 18, 2001

John Edward Bivins, 25, of Dallas passed away Wednesday, July 18, 2001 at his residence.

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

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Shady Grove Baptist Church in Pursley with Chris Blacksmith officiating. Graveside services will follow at 3 p.m. at Cedarvale Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be John Hughes, Scott Sullivan, Chad Sullivan, Glen Sullivan, Corbet Leath, Michael Narc.

Mr. Bivins was born April 12, 1976 in Dallas.

He is survived by his parents, Timothy and Deborah Bivins of Purdon; daughters, Kristen Robinson and Nala Bivins, both of Sulphur Springs; brother, Timothy Bivins II of Mabank; and sister, Rachel Ann Sullivan of Red Oak.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.


Oda Alice (Furguson) Black
Sep 25, 1914 - Mar 23, 2001

Oda Alice Black, 86, of Fairfield passed away Friday, March 23, 2001 at East Texas Medical Center in Fairfield.

Services will be 11 a.m. today at Capps Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Terry Skinner of Calvary Baptist Church in Fairfield officiating. Interment will follow at Dew Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be friends and family.

Mrs. Black was born Sept. 25, 1914 in Jefferson County, Okla. to Samuel and Lula Furguson. She was a retired telephone company operator. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Fairfield.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dovard Black; daughter, Bobbie Jo Black; and sister, Juanita Black.

Mrs. Black is survived by her brother, Samuel Lewis Furguson Jr. and wife Elaine of Overton; sister, Elizabeth Speed of Fairfield; and a number of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Arrangements by Capps Memorial Chapel of Fairfield


Janie (Case) Wheelock-Blackford
July 10, 1923 - July 16, 2001

Janie Blackford, 78, of Corsicana passed away Monday, July 16, 2001 in Corsicana.

Services are pending.

Mrs. Blackford was born July 10, 1923 in Pittsburgh, Pa.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Susie and Frank Dunn of Corsicana; grandson, Peyton Dunn of Dallas; granddaughter and husband, Elizabeth and Eric Talley of Corsicana; and great-granddaughters, Caroline Talley and Sydney Talley, both of Corsicana.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

****************
July 18 2001

Janie (Case) Blackford

Janie Case Blackford, 78, of Corsicana passed away Monday, July 16, 2001 in Corsicana.

Services were 9 a.m. today at St. John's Episcopal Church with the Rev. Edward A. Baggett officiating. Interment followed at Oakwood Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Frank Dunn, Peyton Dunn, Eric Talley, Maynard Sowell, Tom Lester, John Taylor, Willie Cyshus, Bob Corley, Dr. Jim Witten, W. D. Ralston, W. D. Ralston Jr., Zane Stites and Abe Stroud.

Mrs. Blackford was born July 10, 1923 in Pittsburgh, Pa.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Susie and Frank Dunn of Corsicana; grandson, Peyton Dunn of Dallas; granddaughter and husband, Elizabeth and Eric Talley of Corsicana; and great-granddaughters, Caroline Talley and Sydney Talley, both of Corsicana.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

Notes:

  • Wife of Mayor Robert lloyd Wheelock, Sr & UNKNOWN Blackford


James Dewey Blackmon
May 25, 1952 - May 7, 2001

James Dewey Blackmon, 48, of Corsicana passed away Monday, May 7, 2001 in Corsicana.

Services are pending with Corley Funeral Home.

Interment will be at Oakwood Cemetery.

Mr. Blackmon was born May 25, 1952 in Columbia, Miss. He was an entrepreneur and in the printing business.

He is survived by his wife, Teresa Blackmon of Corsicana; mother, Gene Blackmon of Corsicana; sons and daughter-in-law, James Paul Blackmon of Midlothian, Craig and Tracy McCarter and Derek McCarter, all of Corsicana; sisters and brothers-in-law, Beverly Blackmon, Trudy and Harry Rageck and Diane and Robert Watson, all of Corsicana; granddaughter, Olivia McCarter of Corsicana; and grandsons, Ethan McCarter, Jackson McCarter and Macon McCarter, all of Corsicana.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.


Pauline Fay (White) Blake 
Nov 14, 1914 - Dec 10, 2000

Pauline Fay Blake

Pauline Fay Blake, 86, of Houston passed away Sunday, Dec. 10, 2000 in Houston.

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

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Corley Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at Dresden Cemetery.

Mrs. Blake was born Nov. 14, 1914 in Dresden. She moved to Houston during World War II. She was a member of the Airline Methodist Church. She retired from Foley's Department Store in Houston.

Mrs. Blake is survived by her son, Charles Blake; daughter Janet McDaniel; sister, Allene White, all of Houston; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

Notes:

-----

Mrs. Pauline Fay Blake
Date of Death: December 10, 2000
Service: Corley Funeral Chapel
2:00 PM Wednesday
December 13, 2000
Officiating: Rev. Rick Sitton
Interment: Dresden Cemetery, Dresden,  TX
Pallbearers
Doug Blake
Dusty Blake
Joel Blake
Larry McDaniel
Mark McDaniel
Murray McDaniel

VIEW SCAN OF FUNERAL PROGRAM

Notes:

  • Submitted by JoAnn English
  • Wife of William Capehart Blake

Norman Glen Blakeslee
Aug 13, 1948 - Dec 19, 2000

Norman Glen Blakeslee, 52, of Lewisville, formerly of Corsicana, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2000, in Lewisville.

Visitation will noon to 2 p.m. Friday at Mulkey-Mason Funeral Home in Lewisville.
Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Mulkey-Mason Funeral Home with Haywarth Jones officiating.

Mr. Blakeslee was born Aug. 13, 1948 in Corsicana to Norman Gilbert and Irene Reid Blakeslee. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Conflict. He married Terry Triee March 5, 1983 in Dallas. He was employed by Wellmark International for 23 years.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Irene Blakeslee.

Mr. Blakeslee is survived by his wife, Terry of Lewisville; his son, Jeffrey Glen Blakeslee of Lewisville; his daughters, Darla Marie Borchardt of Lewisville and Jovita Lynn Muse of Argyle; his father, Norman Blakeslee of Corsicana; brothers, Jimmy Blakeslee of Corsicana and Joe Blakeslee of Garland; and one grandchild.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

Arrangements by Mulkey-Mason Funeral Home.


Cecil Bland
Jun 28, 1921 - Jan 21, 2001

Cecil Bland, 79, of Corsicana passed away Sunday, Jan. 21, 2001 at Heritage Oaks West Nursing Home.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Trinity Baptist Church in Post with the Rev. Billie S. Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Terrace Cemetery in Post.

Pallbearers will be nephews.

Mr. Bland was born June 28, 1921 in Stanton.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Alma Bland in 1990.

Mr. Bland is survived by his daughter, Cindy Nelson of Corsicana; son, Bill Bland of Seymore; and sister, Alawayne "Susie" Hodges of Abilene.

Arrangements by Justice-Mason Funeral Home, Post.


John Thomas "J. T.' Blasingame
Mar 1, 1921 - Aug 8, 2001

John Thomas "J. T." Blasingame, 80, of Corsicana passed away Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2001 in Corsicana.

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

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Griffin-Roughton Chapel with Bobby Jock and Raymond Lozana officiating. Interment will follow at Mankin Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be James Harry Joles, Buck Emerine, Ray York, Bill Griggs, Terry Lozana, Jason Joles, Joey York and Tony McMillan.

Mr. Blasingame was born March 1, 1921 in Gatesville. he worked for many years for the Royal Crown Bottling Co., followed by retirement from Oil City Iron Works. His hobbies were riding his bicycle to places as far as Malakoff or Palestine, and playing his guitar whether it be on the porch of his home on South 15th Street, or other places with friends. Making music was his life.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Blanche; sister, Ella Lozana; and parents, Clara and Bill Blasingame.

Mr. Blasingame is survived by his sisters, Helen Beamon of Malakoff, Lola Dee Jock of Cross Roads, Mary Lou York of Kerens and Quinnie Stewart of Houston; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.


O. B. Blessing
Jun 28, 1914 - Aug 28, 2001

O. B. Blessing, 87, of Corsicana passed away Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2001 in Tucson, Ariz.

Services are pending.

Mr. Blessing was born June 28, 1914.

He is survived by his nephews, Edwin Blessing and wife Elizabeth of Barry and David Blessing; niece, Anita Hamilton and husband Travis of Tucson, Ariz.; and personal representative, John A. Montgomery of Tucson, Ariz.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home

++++
O. B. Blessing

O. B. Blessing, 87, of Tucson, Ariz., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2001, in Tucson.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Black Hills Cemetery with Dr. David Hale officiating.

Mr. Blessing was born June 28, 1914, in Tucson. He was a teacher and a veteran.

He is survived by nephews, Edwin and Elizabeth Phinney of Barry and David Blessing, niece, Anita and Travis Hamilton of Cleburn; special friend, John A. Montgomery of Tucson, Ariz., and several other nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.


Pamela P. D. Diane (Johnson) Bloskas
Oct 6, 1951 - Nov 24, 2000

Pamela P.D. Diane Bloskas, 49, of Mount Calm passed away Nov. 24, 2000 at her residence.

At her request there are no services scheduled.

Mrs. Bloskas was born Oct. 6, 1951 in Big Spring. She was a member of the Mount Calm Church of Christ.

Mrs. Bloskas is survived by her husband, Paul L. Bloskas of Mount Calm; her mother, Joyce Wheeless of Springdale, Ark.; her son and daughter-in-law, Russell and Becky Bloskas of Temple; her brother, Joe Johnson of Green Castle, Pa.; her sister, Nanette Layman of Springdale, Ark.; and aunts and uncles Louise Grisham of Springdale, Ark. and Wendel and Wynona Payte of Big Spring.

Arrangements by Wade Funeral Home of Hubbard.


Callie Adelle Blount
Apr 5, 1903 - June 21, 2001

Callie Adelle Blount, 98, of Hubbard passed away Thursday, June 21, 2001 at a Hubbard nursing center.

Family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. today at Wade Funeral Home.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Wade Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Irvin and the Rev. James Hooper officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Hubbard.

Pallbearers will be Mike Anderson, Greg Anderson, Jerry Smithey, Bryan Anderson, Steve Wilkins and Robert Fulmer.

Mrs. Blount was born April 5, 1903 in Alabama and came to Texas in a covered wagon. She married Johnnie Gadye Blount Dec. 31, 1924 and had been a resident of Hubbard most of her life. Mrs. Blount was a homemaker and also owned and operated Blount's Variety Store with her husband for many years. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Hubbard.

She was preceded in death by her husband Oct. 16, 1978.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and James Anderson of Hubbard; sister, Ida DeLoach of Sudan; sister-in-law, Margie Crain of Waco; grandchildren, Mike and Carolyn Anderson of Elm Mott, Greg and Debbie Anderson of San Antonio and Jeanette and Jerry Smithey of Hubbard; five great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Wade Funeral Home of Hubbard.


Ruth (Holland) Blue
May 8, 1913 - Oct 15, 2000

GRAND PRAIRIE -- Ruth Holland Blue, 87, a retired schoolteacher, passed away Sunday, Oct. 15, 2000, at an area hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Andrew Episcopal Church in Grand Prairie. Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery in Blooming Grove.

Ruth Holland Blue was born May 8, 1913 in Blooming Grove. She earned a master's degree from SMU. She was a member of the Bluebonnet Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution and chaired the membership, American history and U.S.A. flag committees. Ruth authored a book, "Pioneers of the Extreme N.W. Corner of Navaro County."

She was preceded in death by her husband, William H. Blue.

Survivors: Godson, Clifford Arnett; and nephews and nieces, Lewis C. Holder, Nora McGaugh, Walter Bateman and Judy Schepis.

Forest Ridge Funeral Home, Hurst.

Notes:


Mary E. (Presley) Bluitt
Dec 25, 1915 - Oct 1, 2001

Mary E. Bluitt, 85, of Corsicana passed away Monday, Oct. 1, 2001 at Navarro Regional Hospital.

Visitation will be held from 2 to 8 p.m. today at Ross and Johnson Mortuary.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Ross and Johnson Chapel. Interment will follow at Green Briar Cemetery in Winkler.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Mrs. Bluitt was born Dec. 25, 1915 in Winkler.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Bluitt; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Presley; brothers, Bill Presley, Boston Presley, A. V. Presley; and sisters, Ruby Presley Bluitt and Bertie Mae Turner.

Survivors include her brother, Luke Turner of Bardwell; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Arrangements by Ross and Johnson Mortuary.


Grace Bobkoff
Sep 3, 1908 - Apr 3, 2001

BOBKOFF GRACE, 92, passed away peacefully in her sleep April 3, 2001 at The Heritage Oaks West Nursing Home in Corsicana, Texas. Preceded in death by brother Burney Bobkoff of Corsicana. Survived by sister, Sylvia Goldman of Corsicana and brother and sister-in-law Kenneth and Fran Bobkoff of Dallas, Texas. Also survived by 7 nieces and nephews and 10 great nieces and nephews. Graveside service will be held Thursday, April 5, 2001, at 1:00 PM at Hebrew Cemetery in Corsicana, Rabbi Shaina Bacharach officiating. Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice. Corley Funeral Home Corsicana TX 903-874-3755

***

Grace Bobkoff

Grace Bobkoff, 92, passed away peacefully in her sleep April 3, 2001 at Heritage Oaks West Nursing Home in Corsicana.

Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Hebrew Cemetery with Rabbi Shaina Bacharach officiating.

She was born Sept. 3, 1908 in Norwich, Conn.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Burney Bobkoff.

Survivors include her brother and sister-in-law, Kenneth and Fran Bobkoff of Dallas; sister, Sylvia Goldman of Corsicana; niece, Rena Spiedberg of Huntington Woods Mich.; nephews, Sherwin Goldman and Will Goldman of Dallas; great nieces, Lynn Goldman of Austin and Emily Spiedberg of Huntington Woods, Mich. and great nephews, Daniel Spiedberg of Huntington Woods, Mich., Michael Goldman, Allen Bobkoff and Michael Bobkoff, all of Dallas.

Memorials may be made to Hebrew Cemetery Association or a charity of choice.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home


Albuquerque Bogle
Jan 1, 1918 - Jul 13, 1997

Lubbock Avalanche Journal - website
DAWSON (Special) - Services for Albuquerque Bogle, 79, of Ransom Canyon were Wednesday in First United Methodist Church in Dawson with the Revs. Kent Seuser and Catherine Hix officiating.

Burial was in Resthaven Memorial Park in Corsicana under direction of Corley Funeral Home.

Bogle died Sunday, July 13, 1997, in Ransom Canyon.

She was born Jan. 1, 1918, in Dawson. She was a member of the Navarro County Historical Society.

Survivors include a son, Jim of Ransom Canyon; a sister, Jeanette Brochon of San Antonio; and two grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the Hospice of Lubbock.

------

Albuquerque Bogle

Albuquerque Bogle, 79, of Ransom Canyon died July 13 in Ransom Canyon.

Services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Dawson with Rev. Kent Seuser officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park.

Pallbearers are Brad Bogle, Kevin McCarthy, James Cryer, and James Howell.

Mrs. Bogle was born January 1, 1918 in Dawson. She was a member of the Navarro County Historical Society and Foster Grandparent in Dawson and Lubbock for many years.

Albuquerque Bogle is survived by a son, Jim Bogle of Ransom Canyon; a granddaughter, Caryn McCarthy of Dallas; a grandson, Brad Bogle of Lubbock; and a sister, Jeanette Brochon of San Antonio.

Friends desiring to do so may make memorial contributions to the Hospice of Lubbock.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

Notes:

Bogle  Albuquerque  07-13-1997  LUBBOCK  Female 

Marquerite M. (Butler) Boldin
abt 1914 - Aug 3, 2001

Marquerite M. Boldin, 87, of Corsicana passed away Friday, Aug. 3, 2001 at Heritage Oaks Retirement Center.

Services will be 2 p.m. today at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home with Bruce Martin officiating. Interment will follow at Younger Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Les Farmer, Jim Farmer, Dicky Phillips, Bennie Clemons, Bob Morgan and Oscar McCrory.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Boldin; parents, Edgar and Annie Butler; brother, Jim Morris Butler; and sisters, Evelyn Farmer, Ethel Morgan and Alice Johnson.

Mrs. Boldin is survived by her daughter, Betty Ayers of Whitney; grandchildren, Mark and April Ayers of McKinney; and great-grandchildren, Abigail and Madeline Ayers.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home, Corsicana.

Notes:

Social Security Death Index:

MARGUERITE B BOLDIN 06 Jul 1914 03 Aug 2001 (V) 76692 (Whitney, Hill, TX) (none specified) 464-03-6777 Texas

Mary Bess (Reid) Bond
Oct 6, 1911 - Sep 25, 2001

Mary Bess Bond, 89, of Corsicana passed away Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2001 at Heritage Oaks Retirement Village in Corsicana.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. today at Oakwood Cemetery with Gene Cravens officiating.

Mrs. Bond was born Oct. 6, 1911 in Emhouse to Joseph and Marguirite Byers Reid. She was a secretary for many years for Texas Power & Light.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter B. Bond.

Mrs. Bond is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Walter and Iris Bond of Corsicana; grandchildren, Greg and Holly Bond of Dallas, and Laurie and George Slaughter of Weatherford; and great-grandchild, Sara Haynie of Weatherford.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home of Corsicana.


Clara Bonner
Sep 10, 1910 - Jul 8, 2001

Clara Bonner, 90, of Corsicana passed away Sunday, July 8, 2001 at Mel-Haven Nursing Home.

Quiet hour will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday at Scott Funeral Home.

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Eastside Church of Christ with Brother W.W. Wilmore officiating. Interment will follow at Woodland Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Ronald Evans, Lawrence McBride Jr., Claude Pleasant and Rickey Evans.

Mrs. Bonner was born Sept. 10, 1910 in Navasota. She was a member of Eastside Church of Christ.

Mrs. Bonner is survived by her son, Leonard Coy Jr. of Corsicana; sister, Odessa Nealy of Corsicana; seven grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, 13 great-great-grandchildren, other relatives and dear friends.

Arrangements by Scott Funeral Home.


Johnnie B. Bonner Jr.
Sep 19, 1936 - Jan 21, 2001

Johnnie B. Bonner Jr., 64, of Corsicana passed away Sunday, Jan. 21, 2001 at his residence.

Services are pending.

Mr. Bonner was born Sept. 19, 1936 in Corsicana.

He was preceded in death by his brother, J. B. Bonner; and stepfather, Horace Lewis.

Mr. Bonner is survived by his wife, Edith; children, Patrice, Sophia Robertson, Rhonda Bates, Calvin Bonner, Tyrone Bonner, Steve Massey, James Massey and Natty Bates; mother, Annie Mae Jones; father, Johnnie B. Bonner Sr.; and sisters, Mary Lee Taylor and Ora B. Friday.

Arrangements by Ross and Johnson Mortuary.


J. P. Bonner
Mar 16, 1927 - May 24, 2000

FLOYDADA (Special) Services for J.P. Bonner, 73, of Floydada will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Mount Zion Baptist Church of Floydada with the Rev. Ralph Jackson, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery under the direction of Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home of Floydada.

He died Wednesday, May 24, 2000, at his residence.

He was born March 16, 1927, in Streetman. He attended schools in Streetman and moved to Floydada from Streetman in 1942. He married Iva Jewell Taylor on Oct. 30, 1944, in Floydada. He was a farmer and a Methodist.

Survivors include his wife; four sons, Johnny B. of Indianapolis, Ind., Wilmer R. of Missouri City and Reginald L. and Charles K., both of Floydada; a daughter, Sandra K. Bonner Sims of Houston; a brother, Johnny B. Jr., of Corsicana; two sisters, Ora Belle Friday of Tulsa, Okla., and Mary L. Taylor of Corsicana; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.


Connie (Robinson) Bonner
June 15, 1913 - Jan 1, 2001

Connie Bonner, 87, of Austin passed away Monday, Jan. 1, 2001 at Buckner Villa Nursing Home in Austin.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.
Services will be 11 am. Saturday at Griffin-Roughton Chapel. Interment will follow at Eureka Cemetery.

Mrs. Bonner will be buried in Eureka.

She was born June 15, 1913 in Streetman and was a former resident of Eureka.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Bonner.
She is survived by her daughter, Elaine Dodd of Austin.
Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.


Mary Lucille Bonner
Aug 14, 1902 - Nov 1, 2000

Mary Lucille Bonner, 98, of Mesquite passed away Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2000 in Mesquite.

Services will be 2 p.m. today at Capps Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow at Bonner Cemetery in Freestone County.

Pallbearers will be John Bonner, Carroll Innmon, John Randy Bonner, Ronnie Bonner, Hunter Bonner, John R. Bonner and Edward Braddock.

Mrs. Bonner was born Aug. 14, 1902 in Tarlington, Freestone County. She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Hunter Bonner; and brothers and sisters.

Mrs. Bonner is survived by her daughter, Lillian Faye Innmon of Garland; son and daughter-in-law, John and Colene Bonner of Mesquite; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Capps Memorial Chapel.


William Earl Bonner
June 3, 1934 - Nov 17, 2000

William Earl Bonner, 66, of Corsicana passed away Friday, Nov. 17, 2000 in Corsicana.

Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. today at Corley Funeral Home.

Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Corley Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Jim Anderson officiating. Interment will follow at Eureka Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Mike Davis, Otis Dunagan, Kevin Gentry, John Robinson, Mike Robinson and James Sykes. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Corsicana Emergency Corps.

Mr. Bonner was born June 3, 1934 in Corsicana. He was a member of Second Avenue Baptist Church, Corsicana Emergency Corps, Retreat Volunteer Fire Department and Eureka Masonic Lodge.

Mr. Bonner is survived by his wife, Jimmye Bonner of Corsicana; daughters and sons-in-law, Janice and Bob Barron of Corsicana and Sharon and Don Langford of Tyler; brothers and sisters-in-law, Donald and Margaret Bonner and Leroy and Bobbie Bonner, all of Corsicana; grandchildren, Chad Barron, Mylea Coston, Amber Null, Emily Null and Jarrod Null, all of Corsicana, and Chris Coston of Colorado; and sister-in-law, Valda Bonner of Corsicana.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.


Lillian Ann (Montgomery) Bonner
Nov 17, 1956 - Oct 18, 2000

Lillian Ann Montgomery Bonner, 43, of Corsicana passed away Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2000 at her residence.

Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Jerald Montgomery, Jason Montgomery, Andrew Beamon, Richard Wiese, Joey York and Chris Montgomery. Honorary pallbearers will be Jeremy Combs, Tommy Shinault, Billy Hardin and Mark Mooneyhan.

Mrs. Bonner was born Nov. 17, 1956 in Dallas to Andrew J. and Lillian Montgomery.
She was preceded in death by her father, Andrew Jackson "Jack" Montgomery.
Mrs. Bonner is survived by her husband, Ronnie Joe Bonner of Corsicana; daughter and son-in-law, Wendy and Allen McCain and three granddaughters Tessa, Kara and Ashleigh McCain, all of Corsicana; parents, Billy Wayne and Jeanette DeChaume; brother, Jerry Montgomery of Corsicana; sisters and brother-in-law, Gladys and Albert Beamon of Corsicana and Jackie McClendon of Cross Roads; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.


Charles B. Bonnerup
Oct 26, 1915 - Jun 24, 2001

Charles B. Bonnerup, 85, of Alvin, formerly of Teague, passed away Sunday, June 24, 2001, in Friendswood.

Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Fairfield with Pastor Jerry Bagwell officiating. Interment will be at George Cemetery in Clayhill Community.

Mr. Bonnerup was born Oct. 26, 1915, in Erie, Penn. He was a retired rancher and a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the VFW in Fairfield and of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Fairfield.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Clara West Bonnerup.

He is survived by sons, Chris Bonnerup of Alvin and James Bonnerup of Humble; grandchildren, Amanda Kichty and Kristen Bonnerup; great grandson, Kendall Kichty; brothers, Norman Bonnerup of Albert Lea, Minn. and sisters, Florence Brzezenski, Esther Falksen and Lois Gayken, all of Albert Lea, Minn., Ruby Baumgardner of Aurora, Colo. and Doris Broitzman of Northwood, Iowa.

Arrangements by Capps Memorial Chapel.


Virginia Hartzell Book
Sep 16, 1919 - May 3, 2001

Virginia Hartzell Book, 81, of Corsicana passed away Thursday, May 3, 2001 at Heritage Oaks West.

Services are pending.

Mrs. Book was born Sept. 16, 1919 to William and Jennie Hartzell. She was a chief in the U.S. Navy for many years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Mac Book; sister, Billie Welch McCracken; and parents.

Mrs. Book is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Danny Michael and Joan Book of Escondido, Calif.; daughter, Barbara McCall of West Des Moines, Iowa; brother and sister-in-law, Ben and Ponnie Hartzell of Oklahoma; four grandchildren, one great-grandchild, nieces and nephews and several cousins.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

Notes:


Elizabeth (Molloy) Bookout
Dec 28, 1924 - Mar 17, 2001

Elizabeth Molloy Bookout, 76, of Corsicana, passed away Saturday, March 17, 2001, in Corsicana.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. today at Oakwood Cemetery with Dr. Jimmy Finley officiating.

Mrs. Bookout was born Dec. 28, 1924, in Corsicana. She was a housewife.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Col. Hal H. Bookout and parents, Lt. Col. Louis C. and Mrs. Louise C. Molloy.

She is survived by son, Michael H. and Kay Bookout Sr. of Corsicana; daughter, Connie Riley of Temple; five grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Food Pantry Ministry 120 N. 13th Street Corsicana TX 75110 or to the House of Refuge.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home


Ratcliffe Boone
Oct 10, 1896 - Dec 16, 1982

Ratcliffe Boone, 86, of Blooming Grove, died Thursday at Navarro Memorial Hospital.
Service is Sunday, 2 p.m. at Corley Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Wayne Mahoney and the Rev. E. A. Jordan officiating, with burial following at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery.
He was a native of Cryer Creek, retired farmer and veteran of World War I.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Wanda Jordan, of Blooming Grove; three grandchildren, Mrs. Peggy Vaughan, of Colorado Springs, Colo., Michael Jordan and Dale Jordan, both of Blooming Grove; two great grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers are Bobby Jacobs, Jake Jacobs, Doyle Haws, Allen Fred Barham, Randy Morgan, Elvis Boone, Frank Windham and James Beauregard.


Austin Tyler Borlace

Austin Tyler Borlace, infant, passed away Monday, June 18, 2001 in Richardson.

Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Purdon Baptist Church with Pastor Bobby Caves officiating. Interment will follow at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery.

Survivors include his parents, Roger Dale and Lisa Marie Borlace of Frisco; grandparents, Roger and Linda Borlace of Corsicana; great-grandparents, Bill and Norma Lyons of Oklahoma; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and cousins.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home


Louise (Hobbs) Borsellino
Sep 18, 1928 - June 14, 2001

Louise Borsellino, 72, of Corsicana passed away Thursday, June 14, 2001 in Dallas.

Rosary will be held at 8 p.m. Sunday at Corley Funeral Chapel.

A funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with the Rev. Robert Williams officiating. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be David Borsellino, Zach Parry, Bruce Garrett, Melvin Bateman, Paul Garrett and Ricky Borsellino.

Mrs. Borsellino was born Sept. 18, 1928 in Kerens. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Ladies Altar Society and Kinsloe House.

She was preceded in death by her father, Roy Hobbs; and brother, Billy Joe Hobbs.

Mrs. Borsellino is survived by her husband, Joe Borsellino of Corsicana; mother, Mildred Hobbs of Kerens; daughter and son-in-law, Bridgette and Jeff Parry of Corsicana; son, Paul Borsellino of Dallas; brother, Leroy Hobbs of Houston; and grandchildren, Rachelle Borsellino of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Zachary Parry, Lindsay Rose Parry and Brayden Parry, all of Corsicana.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.


Scott Allen Boss
Aug 27, 1954 - Jul 29, 1998

Scott Boss

Boss died Wednesday, July 29, 1998, at his residence.

He was born Aug. 27, 1954, in Dallas. He graduated from Arlington High School in 1973. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps, and he was honorably discharged in 1978 as a sergeant. He attended Navarro County Junior College in Corsicana, where he received a private pilot's license. He moved to Houston in 1979, and he received a helicopter pilot's license. He married Jana Ghormley in 1979, in Houston.

He ferried Robinson R-22s from their manufacturer in California to owners throughout the Unites States. He received his aviation instructor's certifications, and he taught flying briefly. He flew for two tuna boat operations in the south Pacific Ocean, and he worked in private corporate aviation.

He started working for Rocky Mountain Helicopters in 1985. He worked with the University of Missouri at Columbia, and he was promoted to chief pilot. He started the CareLink joint-venture between Methodist Hospital and Lubbock General Hospital in Lubbock. In 1991, he worked as a relief pilot in the United States. He moved to Hebron, Conn., in 1993, and he flew for LifeStar Program at Hartford Hospital. He served on the Hebron Board of Education. The town of Hebron proclaimed Jan. 7, 1997 at Scott Boss Day. He received a general assembly citation from the Connecticut House of Representatives for outstanding service.

He helped with Little League, MADD and other organizations. He was the aviation chairman for the Special Olympics in New Haven, Conn., in 1995.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Tyler of Abilene; a daughter, Tessa of Abilene; his parents, Rip and Elizabeth Boss of Abilene; and three sisters, Cristi Berning of Round Rock, Nancee Chambers of Dallas and Julie LeBeau of Greenville, S.C.

The family suggests memorials to the Brain Tumor Association, 84 Seattle St., Boston, Mass. 02134-1245.

Notes:

  • TXDI: Scott Alan Boss; July 29, 1998; Taylor Co., TX; MaleS


Bob J. Bowden
Nov 5, 1927 - May 30, 1998

MONAHANS -- Bob J. Bowden, 70, of Monahans, a retired rancher, died Saturday, May 30, 1998.

Services will be held at 10:15 a.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church in Monahans with the Rev. David Snyman officiating. Burial will be at Monahans Memorial Cemetery.

Arrangements by Harkey Funeral Home.

He was born in Corsicana, and he was a Navy veteran of both World War II and the Korean War. He was Methodist.

Survivors: Wife, Charlene Bowden of Monahans; daughters, Lu Anne Hostler of Phoenix, Ariz., Sue Ellen Lamm of Nausa, N.H., and Barbara Lynn Peieffer of San Angelo; brother, Jack L. Bowden of Grand Junction, Colo; sister, Frances Weaver of Arlington; and four grandchildren.


Emma Owen (Smith) Bowen
Sep 17, 1920 - Jan 8, 2001

Emma Owen Smith Bowen, 80, of Houston passed away Monday, Jan. 8, 2001.

A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 15 at St. Luke's United Methodist Church in Houston.

Mrs. Bowen was born Sept. 17, 1920 in Dawson to J. Floyd and Dee Tanner Smith. She attended Dawson High School, Southwestern University and graduated from University of Texas. After graduation, she taught in Kerens and then moved to Houston where she met "Buster," her husband of 55 years, who preceded her in death. She was a member of St. Luke's United Methodist Church and its United Methodist Women's Circle, Zeta Tau Alpha, River Oaks Garden Club and The Junior League of Houston.

Mrs. Bowen is survived by her sister, Betty Smith Bowen, and by her four children, Betsy Bowen Phillips and husband Bob, Royden Burwell Bowen III, Samuel F. Bowen and wife Martha, and James Russell Bowen and wife Anne. She is also survived by her seven grandchildren, Nick and Chris Phillips, Emily, Elizabeth and Sam Bowen Jr., Blake and Andrew Bowen; and her many loved cousins, nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to St. Luke's United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 22013, Houston, Texas 77227-2013; Trees for Houston, P.O. Box 13096, Houston, Texas 77219-3096; or the charity of your choice.

Arrangements by Henneke Funeral Home of Columbus.


I. C. "Corky' Boyd
Jan 20, 1958 - Jul 4, 2001

I.C. "Corky" Boyd, 43, of Tyler passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2001 at a Tyler hospital.

Visitation will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. today at Lloyd James Funeral Home.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Green Acres Baptist Church in Tyler with Dr. David O. Dykes officiating. Interment will follow at Cathedral in The Pines.

Pallbearers will be Greg Liska, Ed "Butch" Veale, Charles Hines, Gary Hill, Jim Rolf, Steve Sword, Tracy Edwards, Mike Watson and Gene Behne. Honorary pallbearers will be Stuart Stagner, Ed Davault, Jim Harris, David Cave, Johnny Caruthers, Toby Fuller and Wade Hipke.

Mr. Boyd was born Jan. 20, 1958 in Corsicana. He was a 1976 Ennis High School graduate and a 1978 Tyler Junior College graduate. He married Karen Ann Williamson in Ennis on May 13, 1978. He went to work for American National Insurance Company in 1980 in Gretna, La. He moved back to Tyler in 1982, and went to work for FD&S Insurance Company in 1987. He became vice president and partner in 1990. He achieved fellowcraft professional designation from the Life Underwriters training council. He was a former president of the Independent Agents Association of Tyler. He was a 32nd degree mason, a member of Sharon Shrine Temple, a charter member of Quail Unlimited, was an avid outdoorsman and hunter, and was a member of Green Acres Baptist Church. He lived each and every day to the fullest and brought joy to everyone around him. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Mr. Boyd is survived by his wife, Karen Boyd of Tyler; daughter, Ashley Boyd of Tyler; parents, Walter and Glenda Boyd of Corsicana; brother, Carlton "Buddy" Boyd of Amelia Island, Fla.; sisters, Kamela Boyd of Irving and Kim Leyes of Ennis; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Buddy and Shirley Williamson of Bullard; brothers-in-law, Doug Leyes of Ennis and Kelly Williamson of Fort Worth; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Share the Joy at Green Acres Baptist Church Building Fund, 1607 Troup Highway, Tyler, Texas 75701; or Quail Unlimited.

Arrangements by Lloyd James Funeral Home of Tyler.


Vivian Montez (Bogan) Boyd
Sep 17, 1917 - Nov 20, 2000

Vivian M. Boyd, 83, of Blooming Grove passed away Monday, Nov. 20, 2000 in Corsicana.

Visitation will be 2 to 5 p.m. today at Corley Funeral Home and 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Central Baptist Church in Blooming Grove.

Services will be 4 p.m. Saturday at Central Baptist Church with the Rev. Bryan Connally and Dr. James Reid officiating. Interment will follow at Boyd Family Cemetery in Blooming Grove.

Pallbearers will be James Chapman, Ronald Hollingsworth, Dennis Melton, Gary Lee Price Jr., Gary Lee Price Sr. and Norman Scales.

Mrs. Boyd was born Sept. 17, 1917 in Frost.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George James Boyd; parents, John and Edith Bogan; parents-in-law, George and Mary Boyd; and son-in-law, Clifton Herman Stone.

Mrs. Boyd is survived by her son, Billy Boyd of Blooming Grove; daughters, Ruby Boyd of Blooming Grove and Maggie Stone of Kemp; sister, Lillian Smith of Houston; brother-in-law, R. S. Boyd of Blooming Grove; and nephews, Kenneth L. Smith of Louisiana and Russell L. Smith of Houston.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home

Notes:
Children:

BOYD MARY MAGDALENE ROSA 04-25-1943 f NAVARRO VIVIAN MONTEZ BOGAN JAMES FRANKLIN BOYD

BOYD RUBY FAY SAREY LYNN 08-30-1947 f NAVARRO VIVIAN BOGAN JAMES FRANKLIN BOYD


Ruby Dee Boyd
Aug 8, 1910 - Apr 16, 1999

OLNEY, Texas -- Ruby Dee Boyd, 88, of Olney died Friday, April 16, 1999, in an Olney hospital.

Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church of Olney with the Rev. John Dillard, associate pastor, and Rev. Max Burkhead, pastor, officiating.

Mrs. Boyd was born Aug. 8, 1910, in Kerens, Texas. She and Carney William Boyd were married Oct. 22, 1955, in Lawton, Okla. He died Sept. 30, 1986. She attended Mary Harden Baylor in Belton, Texas, and was a substance abuse councilor. She was a member of Eastern Star and First United Methodist Church in Wichita Falls. She was a member of Al Anon and was a resident of Olney since 1946 after moving from Wichita Falls.

Survivors include a son, William Mayhew of Olney; three stepdaughters, Elizabeth Drummond, Judy Brooks and Kathleen Boyd; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.


Wichita Falls Paper

Notes:
Other Step Children
BOYD CARNEY WILLIAM JR. 03-13-1948 m YOUNG MILDRED BERNICE WORTHY CARNEY WILLIAM BOYD Add
BOYD ELIZABETH LEE 06-13-1945 f UVALDE MILDRED BERNICE WORTHY CARNEY WILLIAM BOYD


Pearl Roll Boyd
abt 1914 - Sep 15, 2001

Pearl Roll Boyd, 89, of Beaumont passed away Saturday, Sept. 15, 2001 at her residence.

Graveside services will be 5 p.m. today at Eureka Cemetery.

She was a native of Wichita, Kan. and was a longtime resident of Alice, Texas.

She is survived by son, Dr. George Nolan Boyd and wife Lois of Denver, Colo.; daughters, Linda Boyd Sparkman and husband Terry of Beaumont and Betty Boyd Storms and husband Phil of Aurora, Colo.; grandchildren, Dr. Chris Sparkman, Brian Sparkman, Carol Boyd Stephenson, Karen Hansen Robbins and Cindy Hansen; and five great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 1350 N. 23rd St., Beaumont, Texas 77706 or M.D. Anderson Cancer Research, P.O. Box 297153, Houston, Texas 77297-0152.

Arrangements by Broussard's Mortuary in Beaumont.


Katherine Boyte
abt 1913 - Sep 22, 2001

Katherine Boyte, 88, of Corsicana passed away Saturday, Sept. 22, 2001 at Navarro Regional Hospital.

Visitation will be 7 to 8 p.m. today at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Oakwood Cemetery with Jim Boyte and Darron Wood officiating.

Pallbearers will be Bill Russell, Billy Nelson, John Avent, Tom Richardson, Mike Richardson and David Tipton.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Rube and Zelma Boyte; and brothers, J. Lynn and Edwin Boyte.

Ms. Boyte is survived by her sisters, Willena Russell of Corsicana and Faye Hair of Midill, Okla.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home, Corsicana.


Ira T. Bradford
April 18, 1919 - June 2, 2001

Ira T. Bradford, 82, of Cheneyboro passed away Saturday, June 2, 2001 at Navarro Regional Hospital.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Second Mission Baptist Church, 909 S. Fifth St., with the Rev. William E. Bradford officiating. Interment followed at Woodland Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jeremy Baston, Ira Bradford Jr., Jeffrey Miller, Allen Bradford, Tommy Baston and Ira Miller. Honorary pallbearers will be Howard Miller, Aubrey Woods, Abe Baston, Edward Rhoe, James Hughes Sr. and Robert Blair.

Mr. Bradford was born April 18, 1919 in Checotah, Okla. He was a retired truck driver and worked at Olsen Feed Store. He was a member of Silent Grove Baptist Church where he served as a deacon.

He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, two sisters and a daughter, Sharon Bradford Ellison.

Mr. Bradford is survived by his wife, Lois Bradford of Cheneyboro; sons, Ira B. Bradford of Oakland, Calif. and Ira T. Bradford of Cheneyboro; daughters, Norma Daniels of Oakland, Calif., Maryland Jean Howard of Fort Worth, Mary Bradford of Dallas and Gloria Miller of Cheneyboro; 21 grandchildren including Jeffrey Miller, LaKresha Bradford, Francesca Bradford, Tommy Baston, Jeremy Baston, Gloria Miller, Ira Miller and Beverly Miller; and a host of great-grandchildren; son-in-law, Howard Miller; daughter-in-law, Marvis Bradford; brothers-in-law, Edward Rhoe and James Hughes Sr.; and sisters-in-law, Ollie Bradford and Paulverine Hughes.

Arrangements by Ross and Johnson Mortuary.


Clarence Wesley Brashear
Aug 8, 1933 - Jun 13, 2001

Wes Brashear, 67, of LaPorte passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2001 in a Baytown hospital.

Graveside services will be 4 p.m. today at Providence Cemetery near Corsicana.

Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Paul U. Lee LaPorte Chapel. Graveside services will be 4 p.m. Saturday at Providence Cemetery near Corsicana.

Mr. Brashear was born Aug. 8, 1933 in Corsicana. He was an auto technician. He was a member of the Bay Area Heritage Society and Navarro County Genealogical Society.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Wanda Brashear; daughters and sons-in-law, Melissa and Patrick Fisher and Teresa and Ricky McCanless, all of LaPorte; grandchildren, Leann Daniels, Amanda Windham, Wesley Fisher, Nick McCanless and Zach McCanless; great-grandchildren, Joshua Turner, Lane Windham, Morgan Windham and Brittany McCanless; brother, Mike Brashear of Corsicana; and sister, Wanda Miller of Corsicana.

Arrangements by Paul U. Lee LaPorte Funeral Home.


Wayne Braudaway
Jan 23, 1915 - July 31, 2001

Wayne Braudaway, 86, of Corsicana passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2001 in Corsicana.

He was born Jan. 23, 1915.

Services are pending with Corley Funeral Home


Danny Carl Bray
Dec 15, 1950 - Oct 26,  2001

Danny Carl Bray, 50, of Corsicana passed away Friday, Oct. 26, 2001 at his residence.

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

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Corley Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park.

He is survived by his children, Danny Carl "Bubba" Bray Jr. and wife Susanne of Dallas, Tonya Dearen and husband Ron of Chatfield, and Joey Lynn Bray and wife Kathy of Nacogdoches; granddaughter, Taylor Lynn Dearen; parents, John "Sonny" and Almeda Bray of Corsicana; brother, David Bray and wife Nanette of Corsicana; sister, Marilyn Oliver and husband Tom of Corsicana; and several nieces and nephews.

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

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

Notes:

Social Security Death Index:

DANNY C BRAY 15 Dec 1950 26 Oct 2001 (P) (72) (none specified) 464-88-4728 Texas

Rudie Lee Brazzell
Mar 3, 1921 - Jan 5, 2001

FORT WORTH -- Rudie Lee Brazzell, 79, a retired laundry worker, died Friday, Jan. 5, 2001, at Parkview Care Center.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Harvey Avenue Baptist Church, 1257 East Harvey Ave., with Pastor R. L. Rogers, officiating. Burial: Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Wake: 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Veronica Chapel of the funeral home.
Mrs. Brazzell was born in Kerens. She was preceded in death by her husband, Trussie Brazzell, in 1968.

Survivors: daughter, Charlene Majors; brother, Joseph Robinson of Denton; sisters, Thrasa Mae Davis of Fort Worth and Christine Gooden of Lindale; nieces, Brenda Thomas, Vanessa Brown and Patsy Davis; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Notes:

  • SSDI: RUDIE BRAZZELL 03 Mar 1921 05 Jan 2001 76103 (Fort Worth, Tarrant, TX) (none specified) 459-30-7128 Texas


Erle Wilson Breithaupt
Mar 19, 1914 - Apr 28, 2001

EULESS -- Erle Breithaupt, 87, died Saturday, April 28, 2001 at his residence.
Funeral: Private graveside service was Wednesday in Prairie Point Cemetery, Bazette, Texas.

Memorials: Community Hospice of Texas; Arlington Women's Shelter; or the SPCA.
Erle was born March 19, 1914 in Powell, Texas and was a mechanical engineer with North American Aviation and Browning Ferris Machinery Co. He was a member of the Fort Worth Gun Club, Trinity Valley Muzzle Loaders Club and was a graduate of Texas A&M.

Survivors: Wife, Helen Breighaupt of Euless; son, Don Breithaupt of Comfort; stepsons, Fred Hopton-Jones II of Dallas, Doug Hopton-Jones II of Mansfield and Ron Hopton-Jones II of Arlington; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Benbrook Funeral Home, Benbrook


Clara (Whorton) Breithaupt 
Oct 6, 1907 - July 3, 2001

MANSFIELD -- Clara Breithaupt, 93, a homemaker, died Tuesday, July 3, 2001, at am Arlington hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Monday at Blessing Colonial Chapel, Mansfield. Rusty Hudson, chaplain for Vitas Hospice, officiating. Burial: Mansfield Cemetery.

Mrs. Breithaupt was born Oct. 6, 1907, in Corsicana, the daughter of Emmett and Ruby Kilpatrick Whorton. She married Tynes Eugene Breithaupt on April 28, 1928, in Navarro County. Her husband preceded her in death Dec. 31, 1985.

Survivors: Son, Gene Breithaupt of Mansfield; daughters, Nelda Tarrer of Mentor, Ohio, and Patty Sue Hill of Tucson, Ariz.; brother, Joe Whorton of Houston; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

Blessing Funeral Home, Mansfield, TX


Johnnie S. (McElvany) Rutherford-Brent
Jan 30, 1919 - Dec 14, 2000

Johnnie M. Brent, 81, of Clayton, La. passed away Thursday, Dec. 14, 2000 in Natchez, Miss.

Services will be 4 p.m. today at Corley Funeral Chapel with Dr. David Hale officiating. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.

Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Mrs. Brent was born Jan. 30, 1919 in Rural Shade.

She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra and Ed Ellis of Clayton, La., Lula and Carl Flowers of Campbell, Jayne Meek of Boca Raton, Fla., Trena and Bill White of Rusk; sons and daughters-in-law, David and Maryland Rutherford of Quinlan, Dorsey and Joan Rutherford of Garland and Willis and Deloris Rutherford of Corsicana; sister, Jo Verda McGhee of Natchez, Miss.; numerous grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home


Floyd E. Brewer
Dec 7, 1915 - Dec 2, 2000

Floyd E. Brewer, 84, passed away Saturday, Dec. 2, 2000 at Ennis Regional Hospital.

Graveside services were 2 p.m. Monday at the Rice Cemetery with the Rev. Larry Thompson officiating.

Mr. Brewer was born Dec. 7, 1915 in Ennis to Henry and Melissa Puckett Brewer. He was raised in the Hopewell Community, where he attended school. After school he farmed until joining the Army. After his discharge, he returned home and continued farming. In 1957 he started operating the Humble/Esso Service Station. He retired in 1982 as operator of the Mobil station.

He was married to Kathlyn V. Swafford of Rice Sept. 13, 1941. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Rice, where he served as a deacon since 1955.

Mr. Brewer is survived by his wife, Kathlyn Brewer of Rice; two sons and daughters-in-law, John and Janice Brewer and Donald and Carolyn Brewer, all of Ennis; daughter, Kaynita Baker of Ennis; brother, Clifford Brewer of Eustace; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by J.E. Keever Mortuary of Ennis.


Geneva L. "Jean" (Featherston) Brewton
Aug 31, 1924 - Nov 5, 2000

Geneva L. (Jean) Brewton, 76, of Kerens passed away Sunday, Nov. 5, 2000 in Kerens.

Visitation will be from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesday at Corley Funeral Home.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Corley Funeral Home with Rev. Harold Scott officiating. Interment will follow at Long Prairie Cemetery.

Mrs. Brewton was born Aug. 31, 1924 in Henderson County.

She is survived by her husband, B. E. Brewton of Kerens; her daughter and son-in-law, Jean and Bobby Massey of Roane; her brother, Donald Featherston of Danieldale; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

-----------------------------------------

Geneva L. "Jean" Brewton, 76, of Kerens passed away Sunday, Nov. 5, 2000 in Kerens.

Visitation will be from 3:30 to 5 p.m. today at Corley Funeral Home.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Corley Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Harold Scott officiating. Interment will follow at Long Prairie Cemetery.

Mrs. Brewton was born Aug. 31, 1924 in Henderson County. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was a devoted Christian lady.

Mrs. Brewton is survived by her husband, B.E. Brewton of Kerens; daughter and son-in-law, Jean and Bobby Massey of Roane; brother, Donald Featherston of Danieldale; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.


Patricia M. Breyman
Feb 28, 1932 - Nov 23, 2000

HOBBS, N.M. Services for Patricia M. Breyman, 68, of Hobbs will at 10 a.m. Friday at Griffin Funeral Home Chapel in Hobbs with the Rev. George Malis officiating.

Burial will be in Prairie Haven Cemetery under the direction of Griffin Funeral Home of Hobbs.

She died Thursday, Nov. 23, 2000, in Hobbs.

She was born Feb. 28, 1932, in Corsicana. She moved to Hobbs in the late 1970s. She worked for Judge Larry Johnson for 10 years.

She enjoyed volunteer work and did work for the new VA Clinic, Genealogy Society and the Humane Society. She was active in her church.

Survivors include a daughter, Gaye Breyman of Anaheim, Calif.; a brother, Al Mullican of Kansas City, Kan.; two sisters, Billie Seevers and Barbara Pendergrass, both of Hemet, Calif.; and two grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the American Diabetes Association.


Reginald Emmett "Rega" Britton
Oct 23, 1854 - July 14, 1944

Funeral services for Rega E. Britton age 90 years, who died Friday morning at Rodney, were held Saturday afternoonat 5 o'clock from the Corley Chapel, and were conducted by Revs. Tom Allmon and A.L. Meador. Burial wan in the Hamilton cemetery. Surviving are a son, a daughter, 18 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren and other relatives.

Grandsons weere pallbearers. Surviving family were Alva A. Britton, son, Annie M. Bennett, daughter. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah E. (Sheets) Britton, sons, Lawrence C. Britton & Emmett E. Britton Sr.

Notes:


Zola (Mitchell) Britton 
Dec 26, 1893 - Oct 14, 1968

Mrs. Zola Britton

Mrs. Zola M. Britton, 75, died Monday in Memorial Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Corley Funeral Home.
Surviving are one son, Burnice Britton of Cedar Creek; four daughters, Mrs. Roy Moore and Mrs. Alvin Watson, both of Corsicana; Mrs. James Thompson of McKinney, and Mrs. Glen Stringer of Irving; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Notes:

  • Corsicana Daily Sun, Tuesday, October 15, 1968

---

Mrs. Zola Britton

Funeral services for Mrs. Zola M. Britton, 74, who died Monday at Memorial Hospital will be held Wednesday at 4 p.m. from the Missionary Baptist Church, of which she was a member.  The Rev. Bruce Hibbitt will officiate with the assistance of the Rev. W. F. Nolen.  Interment will be in Hamilton Cemetery.

A native of Cedar Hill, Texas, Mrs. Britton had lived most of her life in Corsicana.  She was married Jan. 11, 1913 to Alva Britton.

She is survived by one son, Burnice Britton of Mabank; four daughters,  Mrs. Lucille Thompson of McKinney, Mrs. Etna Stringer of Irving, and Mrs. Eurita Moore and Mrs. Fay Watson of Corsicana; 15 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; five brothers, J. C. Mitchell of Maud, and Loyd, Foy, Ernest and Fred Mitchell of Fort Worth, and one sister, Mrs. C. H. Smith of Fort Worth.

Pallbears will be Jim Collin, Thalbert Percival, Franklin Neal, Collin Green, J. H. DuBose and Joe McGaugh.

Notes:


Opal Mae Britton
Mar 13, 1914 - Aug 25, 2001

Opal Mae Britton, 87, of Corsicana passed away Saturday, Aug. 25, 2001 at Navarro Regional Hospital.

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

Services will be 10 a.m. Monday at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home with Rev. Harold Scott officiating. Interment will follow at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be James Jones, Jimmy Jayroe, Lee Guillen, Dean Murry, Otis Dunagan and Lee Lockhart.

Mrs. Britton was born March 13, 1914 at Campbell, Texas.

She is survived by sons Loyd R. Britton of Garland and James L. Britton of Arlington; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.


Burnice Ray Britton
Dec 4, 1913 - Sep 19, 1978

Burnice Ray Britton born December 4, 1913 son of Alva Arma & Zola Mae (Mitchell) Britton died September 19, 1978 at the VA Hospital, Marlin, Falls County, TX. He was preceded in death by both his mother and father. He is survived by his wife Juanita (Lambert) Britton, sons: Andrew J. (Andy) Britton of Georgia, Alva A. (Bo) Britton of Forney, TX, & Kenneth R. Britton of Killeen, TX, daughters: Bobbie Chipman of Portland Oregon, Dorothy Gilmore of Corsicana, & Cynthia Speed of Fairfield, he is also survived by 4 sisters Faye Watson, Lucille Thompson, Rita Moore all of Corsicana, & Etna Stringer of Dallas. He also is survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, neices and nephews. Corley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangement. Interment will be in the Resthaven Cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro County, TX.

Notes:


Gloria Belle (Bunton) Brooking
Sep 28, 1936 - Oct 7, 1998

Services for Gloria Belle Brooking, 62, of Lubbock will be at 11 a.m. today in Mount Gilead Baptist Church with the Rev. J. J. Johnson, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in the City of Lubbock Cemetery under direction of Jamison's Funeral Home.

She died Wednesday, Oct. 7, 1998, at her residence.

She was born Sept. 28, 1936, in Cameron. She married Willie Thomas Brooking. He preceded her in death. She graduated from Dunbar High School in Lubbock. She attended beauty school, and she worked at Jessie Lee's Beauty Salon.

Survivors include two sons, Michael Kevin Bunton and Robert Wayne Bunton Sr., both of Lubbock; a daughter, Hakopian Deshawn Menefee of Lubbock; two brothers, Lawrence Bunton Jr. of Corsicana and Harlan Bunton of Indianapolis, Ind.; a sister, Francis L. Bell of Lubbock; 15 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Josephine Brown
Apr 29, 1911 - Sep 23, 2000

Josephine Brown, 89, of Corsicana, passed away Saturday, September 23, 2000 in Corsicana.

Graveside service will be today at 4 p.m. at Oakwood Cemetery with the Rev. Harold Scott presiding.

Brown was born in Corsicana on April 29, 1911 and was a lifelong resident. Miss brown graduated from Corsicana High School and Corsicana Business School. She was a member of the Kinsloe House, James Blair Chapter of D.A.R., a lifetime member of Wesley United Methodist Church, Charter member of the Genealogical Society, and the Pink Ladies' Auxiliary. Miss Brown started to work for Morris Evans at the age of 19, and worked for M. Evans Jewelers for 60 years.

She was preceded in death by brother-in-laws, Jim Bennett, W. J. Fondren; infant brother Turney Brown; parents Joe M. and Huldah Carroll Brown; brother, Marion and Lynette Brown; sister, Lois and Conner Dickson.

She is survived by sisters, Anna Bennett of Athens, Dortha Fondren of Corsicana; numerous nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, and a host of cousins and friends.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home


Bessie Lorene (Lookingbill) Brown  
May 5, 1911 - Jul 31, 2001

Lorene Brown, 90, of Hillsboro passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2001 at Hill Regional Hospital.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. today at Marshall and Marshall Funeral Directors, 200 E. Franklin St., Hillsboro.

Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Frost Cemetery with the Rev. Reed Justus of First United Methodist Church of Frost officiating.

Mrs. Brown was born May 5, 1911 in Buffalo to Sam Houston and Maude Pearl (Martin) Lookingbill. She graduated from Frost High School. She married Joe Brown Sr. on Dec. 25, 1928. She and her husband were in the grocery business in Frost for over 40 years. They moved to Hillsboro in 1987. Mrs. Brown was an avid bridge player and a member of First Baptist Church of Frost.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Brown Sr. on Jan. 27, 1988; and parents.

Mrs. Brown is survived by her son, Joe Brown Jr. and wife Joyce of Cedar Creek Lake; daughter, Suzan Sims and husband Jack of Hillsboro; sister, Sammy Lookingbill of Texarkana; six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to a charity of one's choice.

Arrangements by Marshall and Marshall Funeral Directors of Hillsboro.

Notes:

  • Re-printed in the Nov 2001 Leaves and Branches


Fred Alvoy Brown
Feb 28, 1931 - July 31, 2001

Fred Alvoy Brown, 70, Dallas passed away July 31, 2001, at St. Paul Medical Center.

Visitation will be until 7 p.m. today at M. R. Smith Parlor for Funerals.

Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Powell with Rev. Ernest Betts, Sr. officiating. Interment will follow at Ebenezer Cemetery in Powell.

Pallbearers will be Quinton Brown, Felix Brown, David Brown and Kindall Brown.

Mr. Brown, formerly of Powell, was born Feb. 28, 1931, in Kerens. He served in the U.S. Marines Corp. and honorably discharged.

He was preceded in death by his wife Emma Lee Melton and daughter Gwendolyn Brown.

Mr. Brown is survived by daughters Deborah Brown and Patricia Henderson, both of Dallas, and Tina Roberson of Garland; sons Michael Brown and Alfred Brown, both of Dallas; brothers Tillman Brown and wife Rosie and Williams Brown of Powell, James Brown and wife Mary of Corsicana and Johnny Brown of Dallas; 18 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Arrangements by M. R. Parlor for Funerals.

Notes:


Dardance Brown
Sep 15, 1934 - July 5, 2001

Dardance Brown, 66, of Corsicana passed away Thursday, July 5, 2001 at Health Hospital in Dallas.

Services were 11 a.m. today at Scott Funeral Chapel with the Rev. W. D. Hines officiating. Interment followed at Woodland Cemetery.

Friends served as pallbearers.

Mr. Brown was born Sept. 15, 1934 in Corsicana. He attended Jackson High School, where he played football. He resided in San Diego, Calif. for 40 years. He was an Air Force veteran and retired as a member of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.

Mr. Brown is survived by his daughters, Cynthia and Debra; sons, Dwight and Terry; devoted sister, Marie English of Corsicana; brothers, Charles Brown and Hiawatha Brown, both of Corsicana; aunts, Etter J. Young, Doris Henderson and Theresa Petitt, all of Houston, Magaline Brown of Wichita Falls, Lois Drayton of Riverside, Calif., Mae Etta Culverson of Denver, Colo. and Etta Mae Sanders of Lubbock; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Arrangements by Scott Funeral Home.


Oren Bruce Brown
July 20, 1917 - Mar 31, 2001

Oren Bruce Brown, 83, of Corsicana passed away Saturday, March 31, 2001 in Corsicana.

A vigil service will begin at 7 p.m. today at Corley Funeral Chapel.

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Corley Funeral Chapel with Deacon Lewis Palos officiating. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Sonny Hayes, Eddie Jones, Tommy Lane, Gowan Murphy, Frank Tarr and Billy J. Williams. Honorary pallbearers will be John Maxwell, Fred Richards and John Richards.

Mr. Brown passed away at home, surrounded by his family. He served in WWII in the U.S. Army for seven years. He retired from Norgas in 1979 after many years of service.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Floyd Brown and Travis Brown; daughter, Scarlett Ann Brown.

Mr. Brown is survived by his wife of 56 years, Lucille Budai Brown of Corsicana; daughter and son-in-law, Linda and James Nelson of Flower Mound; brother, Woodrow Brown of Corsicana; sister, Lucille Wynne of Arkansas; granddaughters and grandson-in-law, Jamie Nelson of Lewisville and Laurie and Michael Reibenstein of Lewisiville; great-granddaughters, Amanda Reibenstein and Cera Reibenstein, both of Lewisville; great-grandson, Samuel Sanchez of Lewisville; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home

Notes:

  • SSDI: OREN BROWN 20 Jul 1917 31 Mar 2001 75110 (Corsicana, Navarro, TX) (none specified) 460-20-3165

  • Men and Women in WWII


Mary Fern (Tramel) Brown
Oct 14, 1925 - Nov 15, 2000

Mary Fern Brown, 75, of Kerens passed away Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2000 at her residence.

Services will be 11 a.m. today at Bazette Baptist Church with the Rev. Frank Upchurch officiating and the Rev. Kenneth Ramsey assisting. Interment will follow at Prairie Point Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Kenneth Bailey, Luster Ray Tramel, James Oral Warren, Cory Tramel, James Spivey and Homer Gene Wasson.

Mrs. Brown was born Oct. 14, 1925 in Kerens. She was a nurse and worked many years at Maywood Manor Nursing Home in Kerens.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Tom and Ora Tramel; son, Anthony Harold Brown; brother, Truett Tramel; and sisters, Nadine Dutton, Fayrene Spivey and Annie Mae Tramel.

Mrs. Brown is survived by her husband, Foy Brown of Kerens; son and daughter-in-law, Terry and Mary Brown of Malakoff; son, Mark Brown of Kerens; brother, Roy Gerald Tramel of Kerens; sisters, Nancy Conner of Kerens and Jessie Alma Blackburn of Abilene; grandson and wife, Casey and Sylvia Brown of Kemp; and grandson, Ray Brown of Tyler.

Arrangements by Paschal Funeral Home of Kerens.


Bertha Lee (Tillman) Brown
July 7, 1912 - June 20, 2000

FORT WORTH -- Bertha Lee Tillman Brown, 87, a housekeeper, died Tuesday, June 20, 2000, in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 12 p.m. Monday at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, 2712 South Freeway, Fort Worth. Burial: Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Baker Funeral Home. Wake: 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the church.

Bertha Lee Tillman Brown was born July 7, 1912, in Kerens. She married Rev. William Lincoln Brown in 1953. Until his death in 1972, she served as First Lady of Macedonia Baptist Church and Zion Rest District for 19 years. She was a member of the Baptist Ministers Wives organization, and she was beloved and respected for her wisdom and counsel to young minister's wives.

She served as a church pianist and advisor for Mission Two.

Survivors: Daughters, Gladys Brown and Ruby P. Wade; sister, Mrs. Jeffie Gray; grandchild, Walter Brown; 10 nieces and nephews; sister-in-law, Louisa Copeland of Kerens; special friend, Mae Jewel Barnes; and other family members and friends.

Baker Funeral Home, Fort Worth, TX


Denton Brown
Feb 18, 1917 - June 2, 2001

Denton Brown, 84, of Corsicana, passed away Saturday, June 2, 2001, at Navarro Regional Hospital.

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

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home with Dr. Gary Johnson officiating. Interment will be at Kerens City Cemetery.

Mr. Brown was born Feb. 18, 1917, in Crossville, Tenn. He was born and raised a mountain man of Tennessee and came to Texas in 1929. In 1944 he came to Corsicana and served proudly with the Corsicana Fire Department and in the Texas Army National Guard of Kerens. He later became a local business man and a Man of God whom he served faithfully until being called home.

He is survived by his wife of 61-and-a-half years, Martha Brown of Corsicana; daughter, Jo Ann Borden of Corsicana; grandson, Robert J. Borden of Corsicana; great grandson, Robert J. Borden Jr. of Corsicana; brother, Dempsey Brown of Santa Barbara, Calif.; sisters, Dealey Barber of Corsicana, Dorothy Duncan and Della Von Brunow of Houston and a number of nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home, Corsicana


Booker T. Brown
Mar 31, 1922 - May 6, 2001

Booker T. Brown, 79, of Corsicana passed away Sunday, May 6, 2001 at his residence.

Visitation will be held until 8 p.m. today at M. R. Smith Parlor for Funerals.

Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Olive Baptist Church with the Rev. Frank Carter of Groveland Missionary Baptist Church of Houston officiating. Interment will follow at Woodland Park Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be James Brown, Gerald Brown, Stacy Brown, Ronnie Brown and Charles Ray Brown. Honorary pallbearers will be Charles Brown, Booker T. Brown Jr., John Haynes, Irving Walker Brown, Joe Bolden and Lonnie Bend.

Mr. Brown was born March 31, 1922 in Powell.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Roberta Scott Brown.

Mr. Brown is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Booker T. Jr. and Shirley Brown of Houston, Charles and Rita Brown and Archie and Brenda McCreary, all of Dallas; daughters and sons-in-law, Pearlene and John Haynes and Tula and Joe Bolden, all of Houston, Doris and Lonnie Bend of Corsicana and Cinderella Davis of Dallas; special friend, Corine Thurmon of Corsicana; 15 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.

Arrangements by M. R. Smith Parlor for Funerals


Henry Donnie Brown
Mar 21, 1937 - Apr 13, 2001

Services for Henry Donnie Brown, 64, of Lubbock will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Resthaven's Abbey Chapel with the Rev. Jackie Stone officiating.

Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Park under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home.

He died Friday, April 13, 2001.

He was born March 21, 1937, in Frost and graduated from Lubbock High School in 1955. He married Linda Hunter on July 20, 1968, in Fort Worth. She died in October 1995. He had worked for Drug Emporium in Lubbock and in Wichita, Kan., and was a member of Southcrest Baptist Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Tina Brown of Phoenix, Ariz.; two stepsons, Brad Hunter of Fort Worth and Allen Hunter of Little Elm; his parents, Henry and Cathy Brown of Lubbock; a brother, Tom of Houston; and seven grandchildren

Myrtle Marie (Richardson) Brown

Myrtle M. Brown, 85, of Corsicana passed away Thursday, March 1, 2001 at Navarro Regional Hospital.

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

Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Griffin-Roughton Chapel with Pastor Joe Worley officiating. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.

Mrs. Brown was born April 21, 1915 in Groesbeck to Eli and Cordie Richerson. She worked as a nurse for many years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Preston L. Brown; and son, Preston L. Brown Jr.

Mrs. Brown is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Sammie and Richard Massey of Eastland; grandchild, Becky Ann Grimes of Eastland; great-grandchildren, Richard Oliver, Kelly Oliver and B. J. Grimes; great-great-grandchild, Austin Fielder; and sister, Stella Massey of Corsicana.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home

Notes:

  • Myrtle was born in Richland, Navarro Co., TX .... info from Ray Massey July 2002


John Warren Brown III
Dec 20, 1925 - Dec 6, 2000

John Warren Brown III, 74, of McPherson, Kan. and formerly of Blooming Grove, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2000 at Infinis Health Center in McPherson, Kan.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Rose Hill Cemetery in Blooming Grove with the Rev. Tom Mayse officiating.

Mr. Brown was born Dec. 20, 1925 in Burkburnett to Earl and Nadien (Fitzgerald) Brown. He was reared in Blooming Grove and graduated from Blooming Grove High School. He served the U.S. Navy during World War II in the Pacific Theater. He had been a resident of McPherson, Kan. since 1979 and was a retired pipeline construction worker for J&J Construction Co. in McPherson. He was a life member of VFW Post No. 2715, American Legion Post No. 24, both of McPherson, Kan., and Masonic Lodge in Blooming Grove.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Mr. Brown is survived by his daughter, Jerry Baker of Tutwiler, Miss.; and granddaughters, Lavren and Caysi, both of Tutwiler, Miss.; companion, Helen Black of McPherson, Kan.; brother, Earl Brown of Indianapolis, Ind.; and sister, Zelda Mayo of Raymondville.

Memorials may be made to Rose Hill Cemetery Perpetual Care Fund.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

Notes:


Kathleen Mary (Gallagher) Bruner
Dec 28, 1924 - Mar 9, 2001

Kathleen Mary Gallagher Bruner, 76, passed away Friday, March 9, 2001 at Alaska Native Medical Center.

Services were held at 4 p.m. Monday at Zion Lutheran Church in Anchorage, Alaska.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Memorial Baptist Church in Corsicana.

Mrs. Bruner was born Dec. 28, 1924 in Beaumont. She moved to Wasilla in 1990, back to Corsicana in 1991, then to Anchorage, Alaska in September 2000. She attended Hermann Hospital School of Nursing in Houston and subsequently served in the U.S. Navy before working for various physicians.

She was a member of Memorial Baptist Church in Corsicana, and attended Zion Lutheran Church in Anchorage. Mrs. Bruner loved working in Vacation Bible School, arranging meals for those in need and visiting nursing homes in her area. She enjoyed football, gardening, her grandsons and cooking for her family and friends.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Arlene and Scott Brewer of Anchorage; sister, Marian Hill of Corsicana; grandsons, Chris and Sean Brewer of Anchorage; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family requests that contributions be made to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, P.O. Box 779, Minneapolis, Minn. 55440.


Eugene Francis Bruner

FORT WORTH -- Eugene Francis Bruner, 83, a retired supervisor with General Dynamics, died Thursday, Sept. 28, 2000, at a local hospital.
Mass of Christian Burial: 10 a.m. Monday at Holy Family Catholic Church, the Rev. Joseph Pemberton, Celebrant. Burial: Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Rosary: 4 p.m. Sunday at Thompson's Harveson & Cole Funeral Home.

Eugene Francis Bruner was the youngest of five children born to John L. and Martha Bruner in Frost. Before coming to Fort Worth in 1937, he was a supply sergeant in the Civilian Conservation Camp. Eugene was a veteran of the Rainbow Division in World War II, and traveled all around the country. After retirement, he loved to travel with his wife and play golf with his friends. He also worked part-time at GDRA. Eugene was a member and usher for many years at Holy Family Catholic Church.

Pallbearers: Billy Capps, Phillip Henry, Dennis King, Jayson Owens, Chris Showmaker, Robert Slaughter.

Honorary pallbearer: Terry Kuhlman

Survivors: Wife of 61 years, Catherine; sons, Gene Bruner, John David Bruner and his wife, Dianne; daughters, Sylvia Slaughter and her husband, Robert, Margaret Sherbert and her husband, Ronnie, Patricia Henry and her husband, Tommy, Helen Owens-Kuhlman and her husband, Donnie; sixteen grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Thompson's Harveson & Cole Funeral Home, 702 Eighth Ave.

Note:

  • SSDI: EUGENE BRUNER 08 Jan 1917 28 Sep 2000 76126 (Fort Worth, Tarrant, TX) (none specified) 450-07-9495 Texas


April Danielle Bryant

Information moved (click here)


Allen Estes Bryant
Nov 2, 1911 - Mar 23, 2001

Allen Estes Bryant, 89, of Roane, passed away Friday, March 23, 2001.

Services will be 3 p.m. today at Corley Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jimmy Finley officiating. Burial will follow at the Post Oak Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Bill Davis, Harrison Sloan, Wayne Rose, Earl Ogburn, Earl Bush and Gary Talley.

Allan Estes Bryant was born Nov. 2, 1911, to John J. and Bessie Bryant in Roane. The middle of five children, he attended Corsicana schools, graduating from Corsicana High School. He went on to study at Texas A&M University where he graduated in the Class of 1933. He joined his father's cottenseed business after school, and while traveling, met and fell in love with Josephine Dickinson, a nurse in Fort Smith, Ark. They married on Valentine's Day, 1940. When the U.S. entered World War II, he enlisted in the U.S. Army where he served as an intelligence officer in the South Pacific. Following the war, he returned to his home, wife and young daughter, JoAnn. He owned and operated the Rocking 3 Ranch near Roane and was for many years the rural postman for the area. His life was enriched by his love of gardening, genealogy and the works of Henry Thoreau. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife and two brothers. He is survived by his daughter, JoAnn Bryant of Corsicana; granddaughters, Lisa Jacobs of Dallas and Janet Jacobs of Austin; sisters Moree Frederick of Fort Worth and Katherine Davis of Booneville, Ark and numerous cousins.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the First United Methodist Church of Corsicana.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

Notes:


Gerald Don Bryant
June 26, 1939 - Sep 29, 2001

Gerald Don Bryant, 62, of Mexia, passed away Saturday, Sept. 29, 2001 in a Mexia hospital.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. today at Fairview Cemetery in Hubbard with Chaplain Karen Hulsey officiating.

Mr. Bryant was born June 26, 1939 in the Thompson Gin community near Hubbard. He had been a Mexia resident for the past 30 years and was a Baptist.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Dick and Eva Snider Bryant.

He is survived by brother, Wayne Bryant of Perryton; sister, Jo Helen Bryant Burnham of Elm Mott and numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Wade Funeral Home.


Virgil Wayne "Pa" Buchanan
Sep 21, 1928 - Sep 27, 2000

Virgil Wayne "Pa" Buchanan, 72, of Rice passed away Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2000 in Rice.

Visitation will be 7 to 9 p.m. today at Corley Funeral Home.
Services will be 4 p.m. Friday at Corley Funeral Chapel with Brother Bill Honea officiating. Interment will follow at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Calvin Bland, Larry Blighton, Tim Drago, Carl Mills, Jim Vandolah and Tim Welch.

Mr. Buchanan was born Sept. 21, 1928 in Corsicana. He was a veteran of World War II serving in the U.S. Air Force, and was a paratrooper. He was a member of the VFW.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Emaline "Ma" Buchanan; son, Edwin Wayne Buchanan; brothers, Don Buchanan and James Pless Buchanan; and sisters, Betty Green and Joyce Kuykendall.
Mr. Buchanan is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law, Dana and Tim Drago and Kim and Tim Welch, all of Rice, and Carolyn and Carl Jones of Corsicana; brother, George Buchanan of Corsicana; sister, Blaine Owen of Angus; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.


Shirley Ann (Kerr) Bukosbe
Mar 5, 1935 - May 4, 2001

Shirley Ann Bukosbe, 66, of Corsicana passed away Friday, May 4, 2001 in Corsicana.

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

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with the Rev. Robert Williams officiating. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Robert Mulvany Jr., Robert Mulvany III, Mark Mulvany, Matthew Alters, Alan Passini, Gregory Bloom and David Alters.

She was born March 5, 1935 in Houston.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Margaret Kerr; and sister, Mary Margarete Selven.

Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Shelda and Paul Lewis of Plano, Sharon Alters of Duncanville, Shelley Bloom of Mesquite, Sherry and Robert Martz of Fairview, Shyrl and David Passini of Ennis, and Shannon and Mark Mahoney of Roane; sisters, Lucille Bowling of Pasadena and Marie Cole of Broaddus; brother and sister-in-law, Leon and Norma Jean Kerr of Houston; 18 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.


 James D. "Jim" Bullington
Aug. 16, 1926 - Aug 3, 2000

BEDFORD -- James "Jim" Bullington, 73, retired from printing sales with 13 years of service with Jarvis Press and five years of service with Katz-Lee Printing Co., died Aug. 3, 2000, at a Dallas hospital.

Memorial service: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hurst Christian Church, 745 Brown Trail, Hurst. Burial: 10 a.m. Saturday in Resthaven Memorial Park, Corsicana. Visitation: noon to 8 p.m. Friday at Lucas Funeral Home in Hurst. The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m.
Memorials: Hurst Christian Church.

James "Jim" Bullington was born Aug. 16, 1926, in Handley. He was a member of Hurst Christian Church and a past and longtime scoutmaster for the Boy Scouts in Corsicana. The birth of his two grandchildren brought great delight and pleasure to his life. His loves were family, friends and lending a hand. He instilled exceptional values and good will to all of his family, as well as anyone else he encountered. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, family man and friend.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Prochera and the nursing staff at Harris HEB and Baylor Medical Center in Dallas.

He was preceded in death by his daughters, Christinda Ann and Kimberly Ann; sister, Valda Winter; father, James Bullington; and mother, Verlie Hatley.
Survivors: Wife of 42 years, Joann Bullington of Bedford; sons, Scott and his wife, Christie Bullington, of Bedford; grandson, Corbin Bullington of Fort Worth; granddaughter, Ashley Bullington of Fort Worth; and aunt, Zella Butts, of Oklahoma City, Okla.

Lucas Funeral Home, Hurst


Stanley William & Jeanne Burden
Oct 2, 1925 - June 1, 2001

Stanley W. Burden, 75, of Corsicana passed away Friday, June 1, 2001 in Glen Rose.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Bluebonnet Hills Cemetery in Colleyville.

Mr. Burden was born Oct. 2, 1925 in Wimborne, Dorset, England. He attended Kings College-London University, and had a degree in physics.

Survivors include his sons and daughters-in-law, Henry and Monica Burden of Hurst and Timothy and Jessica Burden of Newport News, Va.; daughter, Lee Lamming of Bath, England; stepchildren, Jonathan and Emma Drew; sisters, Edna, Helen and Frances; and 11 grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your favorite charity.

Arrangements by Wiley Funeral Home of Granbury.

********

Stanley William Burden and Jeanne Burden

Stanley William Burden and his wife Jeanne Burden of Corsicana, both died Friday, June 1, 2001 in Glen Rose as the result of an automobile accident. He was 75.
Mr. Burden was born Oct. 2, 1925 in Dorset, England. He attended Kings College-London University and had a degree in physics. He was a retired vice- president of operations at Redifon Co.
Mrs. Burden was born Jan. 21, 1926 in Abilene. She attended Abilene High School and Abilene Christian College. She was a member of First Christian Church in Corsicana and an active member in Kinsloe House.
He is survived by two sons, Timothy R. Burden of Newport News, Va., and Henry S.H. Burden of Hurst; one daughter, Leigh Lamming of Somerset, England; one stepson, Jonathan W. Drew of White Settlement; three sisters, Edna, Helen and Frances; 11 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
 
She is survived by two sons, John “Sandy” Watson and wife Debbie, and Richard Watson and wife Shary, all of Corsicana; three grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Graveside services for Mr. Burden are today (Thursday, June 7, 2001) at 11 a.m. in Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park in Colleyville. Wiley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial services for Mrs. Burden were Wednesday at Griffin-Roughton Chapel with her nephew, Rev. Kenneth Cole officiating.
The family suggests memorials be made to the Department of Public Safety Officers Association, Box 4998, Austin 78765, or to a favorite charity.

 


Jeanne Watson Burden
Jan 21, 1926 - June 1, 2001

Jeanne Watson Burden, 75, of Corsicana passed away Friday, June 1, 2001 in Glen Rose.

Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Griffin-Roughton Chapel with her nephew, the Rev. Kenneth Cole, officiating.

Mrs. Burden was born Jan. 21, 1926 in Abilene. She attended Abilene High School and Abilene Christian College. She was a member of First Christian Church in Corsicana. She was an active member in Kinsloe House.

Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law, John "Sandy" and Debbie Watson and Richard E. and Shary Watson, all of Corsicana; grandchildren, Barbara Jean Watson of Austin and Tony Watson and wife Myong-Hui of Corsicana; two great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your favorite charity.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.


Allie Louise (Prickett) Burdett
July 3, 1948 - June 1999

HAMLIN - Allie Louise Burdett, 51, died Wednesday in an Anson hospital.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, June 25, at the Four Square Church with the Rev. Carlton Earp officiating. Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery in Funston, directed by Foster-Adams Funeral Home of Hamlin.

Mrs. Burdett was born in Corsicana and moved to Jones County as a child. She married Foy Burdett on April 26, 1975 in Anson. She was a homemaker and a member of the Hamil Four Square Church.

Survivors include her husband of Hamlin; three sons, Jerry Prather of Abilene, Leslie "Tooter" Galloway of Corsicana, and Thomas Prather of Azle; seven daughters, Mary Beth Hime of Abilene, Lavonnna Jean Moore, Estell Howell, and Angela Howell of Ark., Tosha Burdett, Rachel Burdett, and Kayla Burdett of Hamlin; six brothers; four sisters; and 22 grandchildren

Abeline Reporter - June 24, 1999

Notes:

  • TXBI: PRICKETT ALLIE LOUISE 07-03-1948 f NAVARRO LONEY MARY MOORE EMMETT O'NEAL PRICKET


Corine Elkins (Young) Burks
Aug 19, 1919 - June 27, 2001

Corine Elkins Burks, 81, of Mexia passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2001 at Parkview Regional Hospital in Mexia.

Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Northcrest Church of Christ with Mr. Robin Wright officiating. Interment will follow at Mexia Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Brad Burks, Mike Dooley, Jared Jones, Randy Machacek, Paul Burks and Chet Seelinger. Honorary pallbearers will be Trent Dooley, Joshua Clark, Tyler Dooley, Matthew Dooley and Jeff Ferderer.

Mrs. Burks was born Aug. 19, 1919 in Henderson. She and her previous husband owned Central Texas Trucking Company in Corsicana during the 1960s and were active at Westside Church of Christ. She had lived in Mexia for the past 35 years and was a member of Northcrest Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Wesley "Pok" Burks on Dec. 28, 1998.

Survivors include her daughter, Peggy Dooley of Temple; sons, John Burks of Mexia and Ron Burks of Houston; brothers, Billy Joe Young and Robert Young, both of Kaufman, Benton Young of Duncanville and Walter Young of DeSoto; sisters, Patti Sims of Kemp and Mary Francis Nalls of Kaufman; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Northcrest Church of Christ.


Velma (Barnhart) Burleson
Aug 25, 1915 - Sep 26, 2000

Velma "Grandmaw" Burleson, 85, of Corsicana passed away Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2000 at Navarro Regional Hospital.

Visitation will be 6 to 9 p.m. today at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.
Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery with the Rev. Chet Brake officiating.

Mrs. Burleson was born Aug. 25 1915 in Coolidge to L. D. and Corina Barnhart.
She was preceded in death by her husband and one daughter.

Mrs. Burleson is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, J. D. and Linda Burleson of Pursley; daughter and son-in-law, Maxine and Jim Foster of Anna, Ill.; sister, Dorothy Nolan of Midlothian; five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.


Paul Edward "Bunt' Burnett Sr.
Jan 14, 1920 - Aug 20, 2001

Paul Edward "Bunt" Burnett Sr., 81, of Corsicana passed away Monday, Aug. 20, 2001 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Dallas.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

Services are pending.

Mr. Burnett was born Jan. 14, 1920 in Covington.

He is survived by his wife, Jeannie Burnett of Corsicana; son and daughter-in-law, Paul and Mona Burnett Jr. of Odessa; daughters and sons-in-law, Barbara Burnett of Phoenix, Ariz., Paulette and Richard McDougle and Claudette and Eddie Johnston, all of Odessa; stepsons, Philip Lewis and Steve Lewis, both of Odessa, James Lewis of Cleburne; stepdaughters, Lori Reese and husband Randy of El Paso, Jessica Weyman and husband Robert of Kennedale; 16 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sister, Dorothy Hardgrave of Corsicana; and sisters-in-law, Alice Burnett of Corsicana and Glenda Burnett of Tyler.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

-------

August 23, 2001

Paul Burnett Sr.
CORSICANA — Paul Edward “Bunt” Burnett Sr., 81, of Corsicana, a retired employee of Shell Oil Co. in Odessa, died Monday, Aug. 20, 2001, at Veterans Administration Hospital in Dallas.
Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Emmanuel Baptist Church with the Rev. David McGee officiating. Burial will be at Resthaven Memorial Park. Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.
He was born in Covington and had been a resident of Odessa.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Jeannine Burnett of Corsicana; son, Paul Burnett Jr. of Odessa; daughters, Barbara Burnett of Phoenix, Paulette McDougle and Claudette Johnston, both of Odessa; stepsons, Philip Lewis and Steven Lewis, both of Odessa, and James Lewis of Cleburne; stepdaughters, Lori Reese of El Paso and Jessica Weyman of Kennedale; sister, Dorothy Hardgrave of Corsicana; 16 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

 

Notes:

  • Odessa First Church of the Nazerine

Edith Mae Burns
July 4, 1909 - Mar 14, 2001

Edith Mae Burns, 91, of Corsicana passed away Wednesday, March 14, 2001 in Corsicana.

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

Services will be 4 p.m. Friday at Corley Funeral Chapel with Pastor Curtis Gilbert and the Rev. B. F. Risinger Jr. officiating. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Carlton C. "Buddy" Boyd, I. C. "Corky" Boyd, Douglas Leyes, Jonathan Parr and Bobby Pillow Jr.

Miss Burns was born July 4, 1909 in Brandon. She was a member of Missionary Baptist Church of Corsicana for many years. She was employed at the Corsicana Cotton Mill and did day care in her home in later years.

She is survived by her nephews, Ray Harrison and wife Helen of Tahlequah, Okla. and LaVon Rosenauer of Fort Worth; nieces, Glenda Boyd and husband Walter and Carolyn Pillow, all of Corsicana, Janice Finley and husband Max and Cheryle McPeak and husband Dennis, all of Fort worth; sisters-in-law, Ola Belle Burns and Sammie Burns, both of Fort Worth; and a host of dear friends and a large number of great-nieces and great-nephews.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.


Eunice (Dearman) Burns
Apr 27, 1920 - May 4, 2001

Eunice Burns, 81, of Corsicana passed away Friday, May 4, 2001 in Corsicana.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Corley Funeral Home.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Corley Funeral Chapel with Dr. Gary W. Johnson officiating. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Darrell Barth, Jimmy Fougerousse, Roger Jolly, Randy Ratliff, Toby L. Ratliff and Kevin Trosper.

Mrs. Burns was born April 27, 1920 in Hamilton. She was a member of Prairie Valley Baptist Church, but had currently been attending First Pentecostal Church of God in Corsicana. She was employed as a spinner at the Corsicana Cotton Mill for many years. She was a very loving mother, grandmother and sister.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Elva Baird Dearman; and father, John Dearman.

Mrs. Burns is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Darline Ratliff of Corsicana; daughter and son-in-law, Jean and Dwayne Tucker of McKinney; sister and brother-in-law, Weima and Henry Dove of Edgewood; sister, Claudie Faye Fowler of Canton; granddaughters and husbands, Tandi and Jimmy Fougerousse of Little Elm, Wendy and Roger Jolly of Aubrey and Terri and Kevin Trosper of Frisco; grandsons and wives, Randy and Michelle Ratliff and Toby L. and Linda Ratliff, all of Corsicana; seven great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.


Elmer Lee Busbey
May 18, 1927 - Dec 14, 2000

KENNEDALE -- Elmer Lee Busbey, 73, a retired candy maker for Parker Products, died Thursday, Dec. 14, 2000, in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Winscott Funeral Chapel, 1001 Winscott Road. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery, Fort Worth.

Elmer Lee Busbey was born May 18, 1927, in Navarro County.
Survivors: Wife, Ruby Busbey; son, Robert Busbey and wife, Lisa, of Mansfield; foster son, Jimmy Long of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Christy Farner and Robert Busbey Jr.; brother, John Busbey; sister, Lois Mackey; and many nieces and nephews.

Winscott Road Funeral Home, Benbrook


Virgie (Vandergriff) Busby
Dec 30, 1907 - Oct 20, 2001

Virgie Vandergriff Busby, 93, of Tyler, passed away Saturday, Oct. 20, 2001 in Tyler.

Private services will be 2:30 p.m. today at Corley Funeral Home with family members officiating. Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery.

Mrs. Busby was born Dec. 30, 1907 in Tehuacana. She was a housewife and a Baptist.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Busby; sisters, Osa Vera Cox, Minnie Grizzle, Della Scoggins and brothers, Ed Vandergriff, George Vandergriff and Paul Vandergriff.

She is survived by nephew, Jerry D. and Judy Cox of Kilgore; nieces, Elouise Faires of Dallas, Claudette and Cassity Jones of Longview, Norma Kay and L.G. Callaway of Tecumseh, Mo., Doris and Brian Mumford of Richardson, Ferne and Jack Parker of Kilgore, Tommie and Bill Watson of Athens; numerous great great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 200 N. 13th St. Suite 102 Corsicana TX 75110.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home


Joseph R. Butler
July 7, 1920 - Apr 14, 2001

Graveside services for Joseph R. Butler, 80, of Mabank, were noon, April 17, at Oaklawn Cemetery, with the Rev. Tim Shaw officiating.

Interment followed in Oaklawn Cemetery, under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home, Mabank.

Mr. Butler died Saturday, April 14, 2001, at Hospice Home Place, in Tyler.

He was born July 7, 1920, in Corsicana. Mr. Butler was a carpenter.

Survivors include wife, Bertha P. Butler of Mabank; daughters, Belinda Autry of Bourne and Beverly Paschal of Lewisville; sons, Mickie Butler of Red Oak and Ron Butler of Corsicana; brother, Cecil Butler of Portland, Ore.; sister, Charlotte Fisher of Paso Robles, Calif.; three, stepchildren; 10, grandchildren; two, great-grandchildren.
 


Mabel Lillian (Bush) Butler
Sep 10, 1900 - Sep 9, 2001

Mabel Bush Butler

Mabel Bush Butler, 100, of Corsicana, passed away Sunday, Sept. 9, 2001, in Corsicana.

Services will be 4 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church with the Rev. B. F. Risinger Jr. officiating.

Mrs. Butler was born Sept. 10, 1900, in Corsicana. She was a lifetime resident of Corsicana and a member of the First Baptist Church of Corsicana. She was a loving caring and devoted wife, mother and grandmother whose entire life was spent making the lives of all those surrounding her more beautiful and meaningful.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Burleigh L. Butler; son, Bobby L. Butler and son-in-law Wayne Wilkins.

She is survived by her daughter, Norma Wilkins of Dallas; daughter-in-law, Lila Butler of San Antonio; granddaughters, Candyce and Phil Brinson of Dallas and Kathryn and Jack Price of Honey Grove; grandsons, Bobby Butler of Dallas and Joe B. and Lisa Burden of Tyler; four great granddaughters, two great grandsons, two great great grandsons and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church Building Fund, 510 W. Collin Ave. Corsicana Tx. 75110 or a charity of choice.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.


Morris Turner Caffy
Dec 17, 1931 - Nov 21, 1999

Morris Turner Caffy, 67, of Odessa, passed away Sunday, November 21, 1999, at Medical Center Hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, November 23, 1999, at Crescent Park Baptist Church with Rev. Johnny Dickerson officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Caffy was born in Corsicana, Texas, December 17, 1931, to Turner and Beulah Caffy. He graduated from Corsicana High School in 1948. He married Tommye Ruth McCormack August 12, 1950, in Tyler, Texas.

Mr. Caffy moved to Odessa in March 1951 and worked for Balie Griffith until 1970. He served in the Armed Forces from 1953 to 1955. After returning to Odessa he joined Crescent Park Baptist in June 1955. He and Tommye joined as charter members of the church, and he later became a deacon and served on various committees. In 1970, he opened Morris Caffy TV and Appliance, and through the years received numerous awards for his outstanding sales and service.

He was preceded in death by his father, Turner B. Caffy, and his mother, Beulah Caffy Moorehead, and one brother, James Caffy.

He is survived by his wife, Tommye Caffy of Odessa; daughter and son-in-law Sharon and Bruce Melton of Sherman, Texas; son and daughter-in-law David and Mellonie Caffy of Odessa; three grandchildren, Taylor and Katie Beth Melton of Sherman and Lisa Caffy of Odessa; and one sister, Aubrey Green of Corsicana.

The family will receive friends Monday from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors.

Memorial gifts may be made to Crescent Park Baptist Church, Chapel Fund, 3002 E. University, Odessa, Texas 79762. Arrangements by Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors.

www.wilsonfuneral.com

 


Robert "Birtie" Campbell
Sept 20, 1960 - Mar 5, 2001

Robert "Birtie" Campbell, 40, of Corsicana passed away Monday, March 5, 2001 in Ennis.

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

Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Northside Baptist Church with Dr. David Hale, Dr. Gary W. Johnson and the Rev. Frank Upchurch officiating. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.

Mr. Campbell was born Sept. 20, 1960 in Corsicana.

He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Patsy A. and Charlie Knott of Corsicana; son, Cory Don Campbell of Corsicana; stepson, James Tyler Roberts of Denton; sister, Cindy Haywood of Lake Jackson; brothers, Charles Knott of Emhouse and Billy Thomas and Ronnie Threet, both of Corsicana; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home


Billy Dean (UNKNOWN) Campbell
Dec 15, 1931 - June 12, 2001

Billy Dean Campbell, 69, of Barry passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2001 in Barry.

Services will be 10 a.m. today at Corley Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Nanette Wyatt officiating. Graveside services will follow at College Station Cemetery with the Rev. W. Gerald Neff officiating.

Mrs. Campbell was born Dec. 15, 1931 in Corsicana.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Dena Gay Croft.

Mrs. Campbell is survived by her husband, Edward A. Campbell of Barry; sons, Geoffery Campbell of Madison, Ala. and Keith Campbell and wife Cheryl of Carrollton; daughter and son-in-law, Marion and Scott Slaten of Farmington, N.M.; sisters and brothers-in-law, Betty Jean and Ted Riley of Irving, Sandra and Robert Sterns and JoBeth and William Forbis; granddaughters, Kristina Campbell and Elizabeth Campbell, both of Carrollton, and Morgan Slaten of Farmington, N.M.; and grandsons, Jonathan Campbell of Carrollton and Micheal Slaten of Farmington, N.M.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 200 N. 13th St., Suite 102, Corsicana, Texas 75110.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.


Katherine M. Campbell
Jan 27, 1913 - Nov 4, 1999

Katherine M. Campbell, 86, died Thursday, November 4, 1999 in a local hospital.

Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Monday in Oakwood Cemetery in Corsicana, directed by Corley Funeral Home of Corsicana. Local arrangements were made by Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory.

Ms. Campbell was born in Navarro County and graduated from North Texas State University and the University of Texas in Austin. She taught at both Austin High and Reagan High schools in the Austin school district from 1947 until retiring in 1979. She moved to Abilene in 1997 from Austin. She was a member of the Austin chapter of the Retired Teachers Association and was a Baptist.

Survivors include three nephews and two nieces.

The body will be at Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home until 9 p.m. today.

Notes:

  • KATHERINE CAMPBELL 27 Jan 1913 - 04 Nov 1999

Ealy Campbell
Nov 15, 1909 - Oct 8, 2001

Ealy Campbell, 91, of Corsicana passed away Monday, Oct. 8, 2001 at Heritage Oaks Retirement Center.

Visitation will be held from noon to 7 p.m. today at M. R. Smith Parlor for Funerals.

Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Bethlehem Baptist Church, the Rev. Dairy Johnson, pastor, and the Rev. C. Oliver of Pleasant Olive Baptist Church of Malone officiating. S.H. Jemerson will be eulogist.

Family members will serve as pallbearers.

Mr. Campbell was born Nov. 15, 1909 in Centerville.

He was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.

Mr. Campbell is survived by his nephew and niece, Odell Parks Jr. and Mary Parks of Corsicana, and a host of other nephews and nieces and many friends.

Arrangements by M. R. Smith Parlor for Funerals.


Robin (Neal) Campbell
Apr 28, 1966 - Mar 5, 2001

Robin Campbell, 34, of Corsicana passed away Monday, March 5, 2001 in Ennis.

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

Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Northside Baptist Church with Dr. David Hale, Dr. Gary W. Johnson and the Rev. Frank Upchurch officiating. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.

Mrs. Campbell was born April 28, 1966 in Navarro County.

She is survived by her mother, Chris Neal of Corsicana; sons, James Tyler Roberts of Denton and Cory Don Campbell of Corsicana; sister, Niki Carroll of Springfield, Mo.; and brother, Cory Neal of Huntsville.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home


Linda Dean (Glasgow) Campbell
Nov 29, 1947 - June 29, 2000

Services for Linda Dean Campbell, 52, of Malakoff, were 10 a.m. Saturday, July 1, at First Baptist Church in Malakoff, with Rev. Dale Norris officiating.

Interment followed in Malakoff Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Tomlinson Funeral Home, Malakoff.

Mrs. Campbell died Thursday, June 29, 2000 at her residence in Malakoff.

She was born Nov. 29, 1947 in Navarro County.

Mrs. Campbell was a lifelong resident of Malakoff, She was a member of First Baptist Church, Malakoff. She was a beautician.

Mrs. Campbell was preceded in death by her brother, Dwayne Glasgow in 1983.

Survivors include her mother, Berna Dean Goines, of Kernes; sons, Todd Gilmore, of Malakoff, Trent Gilmore, of Las Vegas, Nev., and Brent Gilmore, of Tyler; daughter, Tyra Slater, of Dallas; brothers, Larry Glasgow and Mike Goines of Kerens; sister, Patti Sutton, of Mabank; and grandchildren, Ashley McClary, of Malakoff; Austin Roebuck, of Dallas and Jessica Dunn, of Cross Roads.


Dena Campbell
Dec. 2, 1913 - Aug 16, 1997

POST (Special) - Services for Dena Campbell, 83, of Post will be at 2 p.m. today in Post Church of the Nazarene with the Rev. Jim Graham, pastor, officiating. The Rev. Larry Dillard, pastor of Bible Missionary Church in Adamsville, Ala., will assist.

Burial will be in Grassland Cemetery under the direction of Justice-Mason Funeral Home.

She died Saturday, Aug. 16, 1997, at University Medical Center in Lubbock.

She was born Dec. 2, 1913, in Navarro County and attended school at Brushie Prairie. She married Odie Campbell on May 25, 1935, near Dawson. The lived in Van Zandt County before moving to Garza County in 1946. They lived in the Close City Community.

She was a member of the Church of the Nazarene and was very active in the Grassland Church of the Nazarene. She was a homemaker.

A son, Clifton Don, died Nov. 7, 1949.

Survivors include her husband; three daughters, Pearl Riley of Post, Vivian Dillard of Adamsville, Ala., and Norma Wood of Oklahoma City; two sisters, Birta McClain of Waco and Avena Smith of Houston; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.


Thelma (Monroe) "Big Mama" Capehart
Sept. 23, 1910 - Oct 3, 2000

Thelma Monroe "Big Mama" Capehart, 80, lifelong resident of Navarro County passed away Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2000 at Navarro Regional Hospital.

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

Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Corley Funeral Chapel with Dr. Gary W. Johnson and Brother Bill Honea officiating. Interment will follow at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery.

Nephews will be pallbearers and honorary pallbearers.

Mrs. Capehart was born Sept. 23, 1910 to Ira Alvie Monroe and Willie Monroe. She married Orvil T. Capehart Nov. 24, 1938 in Navarro.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents and infant daughter; sisters, Wilma Teague, Maybell Minatra and Lois Teague; and brother, Alvie Monroe.

Mrs. Capehart is survived by her sister, Hazel Holloway of Corsicana; children and grandchildren, Yvonne Capehart of Navarro, Ron T. Capehart of Houston, Paula and Glenn Pittman of Duncanville, Don and Rita Capehart of Corsicana, LaQuita, Terry, Lene' and Shea Bristow of San Angelo, Shawn Capehart of Corsicana, Larry Capehart of Ennis, Tim, Verenna and Timmy Capehart of Germany, Todd, Laura, Britni and Tristan Capehart of Waxahachie, Monica, Lance, Wyatt, Hanna and Eric LaQuay of Ennis, Matt Capehart and daughter Madison of Ennis, and Darrell, Darla and Blake Capehart of Navarro; brothers-in-law, Odis Capehart of Corsicana and Jimmie Capehart and wife Louise of Corsicana; sisters-in-law, Hazel Capehart of Corsicana, Cleo Herndon of Corsicana, Anna Capehart of Winnsboro and Retha Gunn of Gonzales; and special cousin, Mary King of Navarro.
Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.


Helen (Davis) Capps
abt 1929 - Nov 7, 2000

NORTH RICHLAND HILLS -- Helen "MeeMaw" Davis Capps, 71, a retired convenience store manager, died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2000, in Corsicana.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Friday at Laurel Land Memorial Park of Fort Worth. Visitation: 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Laurel Land.

Survivors: Husband, Allen Capps of North Richland Hills; daughter, Charlotte Taylor of Coolidge; favorite son-in-law, Gary Taylor of Blum; stepson, David Capps of Fort Worth; stepdaughter, Kim Alexander and husband, Jeff, of Alvarado; grandsons, Greg Taylor and wife, Connie, of Whitney, Jeff Taylor and wife, Katrina, of Blum and Michael Taylor and wife, Norma, of Whitney; 13 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Laurel Land Funeral Home, 7100 Crowley Road

 

Note:

  • SSDI: HELEN CAPPS 06 Nov 1929 07 Nov 2000 76116 (Fort Worth, Tarrant, TX) (none specified) 461-38-6817 Texas

Jo Berle (Johnson) Carlen
Nov 30, 1918 - May 26, 1980

OBITUARY Dallas Morning News
CARLEN
Mrs. C. H. (Jo Burle Johnson) Dallas, survived by husband Calvin H. Carlen, Dallas, son C. H. Carlen, Jr., Dallas; one granddaughter, Daniella Dawn Carlen, Dallas; sister, Nita McAfee, Graham. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Lamar & Smith Chapel. Rev. Elton F. Bauerkemper officiating. Interment 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Oak Grove Cemetery, Graham, TX.

Notes:

  • Granddaughter of Hugh Embury McAfee

Martha Ann (Cook) Carriere
Oct 1, 1920 - Aug 4, 2001

Martha A. Carrier passed away Saturday, Aug. 4, 2001.

Services will be 1:30 p.m. today at Porter Loring North Chapel in San Antonio with the Rev. Phil Sitton and the Rev. Joe Carriere officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park.

She was born Oct. 1, 1920 in Corsicana to Barney Ivy Cook and Lila Harvard Cook, and was a longtime resident of Houston. She was a longtime member of the Mission Belles and in 1977 went to London on a singing tour and from there visited other parts of Europe. She was a member of Shearer Hills Baptist Church since 1962, where she was a choir member and a Sunday school teacher. She will be remembered for her loving nature, warmth and humor and greatly missed by those who loved her.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Offord A. Carriere.

Survivors include her children, Offord A. Carriere Jr. of San Antonio and David T. Carriere of Seattle; husband, Bill Patrick; and brother, Jack B. Cook of Corsicana.

Arrangements by Porter Loring North Chapel of San Antonio.


Bobby Dean Carroll
Oct 26, 1931 - Oct 16, 2000

Bobby Dean Carroll, 68, of Corsicana and formerly of Streetman, passed away Monday, Oct. 16, 2000 at Heritage Oaks Retirement Village in Corsicana.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at Griffin-Roughton Chapel with the Rev. Nanette Wyatt and the Rev. Wayne Mahoney officiating. Interment will follow at Cade Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Johnny Hertick, Dennis Baumgardner, Billy Massey, Donald Carroll, Holland Gregory and John Knotts.

Mr. Carroll was born Oct. 26, 1931 in Richland to H. D. and Ina Carroll. He was a rancher and served in the United States Air Force in Korea.

Mr. Carroll is survived by his mother, Ina "Akie" Carroll of Streetman; and a number of cousins.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.


Edward B. Carter
Jan 24, 1924 - Sep 10, 2001

Edward B. Carter, 77, of Corsicana passed away Monday, Sept. 10, 2001 in Corsicana.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Mt. B. Zion Baptist Church in Kerens with the Rev. Nathaniel Carter officiating. Interment will follow at Samaria Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Anthony Haynes, Lawrence Haynes, David Dowell, Darryl Linsey, Chuck Tolliver and Earl Bradford. Honorary pallbearers will be Eddie Hall Jr., Joe Hall, Lewis Hall, Richard Haynes and James Carter.

Mr. Carter was born Jan. 24, 1924 in Kerens. He received his education in the Goodnight community, served his country in the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Clatie Cater; sister, Edna Mae Faulk; and brothers, Homer and Vernon Carter.

Mr. Carter is survived by his son, DeWayne Edward Carter of Corsicana; daughters, Edna Elaine Shelby of Marble Falls, Verna Faye Wilcoxson of Killeen and Leta Stevenson of Marble Falls; brother, Alf Carter of Kerens; sisters, Vernia Mae Cotton of Corsicana and Juanita Johnson of Altadena, Calif.; five grandchildren, one great-granddaughter, three great-great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Scott Funeral Home.


Florene (Caughran) Cartlidge
Jan 2, 1925 - Nov 2,  2001

Florene Cartlidge, 76, of Corsicana passed away Friday, Nov. 2, 2001 in Corsicana.

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

Graveside services will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Resthaven Memorial Park with the Rev. B.F. Risinger Jr. officiating.

Mrs. Cartlidge was born Jan. 2, 1925 in Marshfield, Mo. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Corsicana, and served on the Navarro County Board of Realtors for over 10 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifton A. Cartlidge; parents, David and Augusta Bell Caughran; sisters, Edith Jarrett, Eula Bowman, Hazel Landis, Oliva Stuber and Nadine Blessman; and brothers, Orville, Herman and Raymond Caughran.

Mrs. Cartlidge is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Jada and Wayne McClure of Corsicana and Lana and Robert Potts of San Antonio; grandchildren, Linsey Lambert, Rebecca Potts, and Taylor and Casey McClure; sisters, Elsie Anderson of California and Helen Brown of Oklahoma; and many nieces and nephews, including Francie Yates of Corsicana.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.


Elisha C. "Bully" Carver, Jr.
Aug 4, 1909 - Dec 3, 2000

Elisha C. "Bully" Carver, 91, of Mexia passed away Sunday, Dec. 3, 2000 at Manor Nursing Home in Mexia.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery.

Mr. Carver was born Aug. 4, 1909 in Scottsville, Ky. to Elisha "Doc" and Lillie Carver. He worked for many years in the oil field.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Clara Carver; son, Earl Carver; sister, Jewell Snowgren; and parents.

Mr. Carver is survived by his sons and daughter-in-law, Frank and Glenda Carver and Clayton Carver, all of Barry, and Calvin Carter of Corsicana; daughters and son-in-law, LaRue and Bill Prince of Mexia, Jewell Carver of Syracuse, N.Y. and Ellen Kelley of Corsicana; brother and sister-in-law, James and Hazel Carver of Corsicana; 31 grandchildren, 53 great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.


Annie Lee (Young) Caskey
Jan 15, 1906 - Oct 13, 1995

OBITUARY - Dallas Morning News - Jan 15, 1995
CASKEY
ANN LEE, 89, born January 15, 1906. Died October 13, 1995. Graveside funeral service will be at Frost Cemetery, Frost, TX Tuesday October 17 at 2:00 p.m. Survived by daughter Jackie Caldwell of Mesquite, and several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nephews and nieces. Arrangements by Laurel Land.

Notes:


Orvil Mason Caskey
Jan 9, 1905 - Mar 19, 1984

Orvil Caskey
DALLAS-Orvil Caskey, 79, Dallas, formerly of Frost, died Monday in Dallas.
Graveside services were at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Frost Cemetery with the Rev. Monnie Stewart officiating. arrangements are with Blooming Grove Funeral Home. Surviving are his wife, Ann Lee Caskey, Dallas; a daughter, Jaqueline Caldwell, Mesquite; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; two brothers, Lee Roy Caskey, San Antonio, and William F. Caskey, Silsbee; and a sister, Iona Malicoat.
Note: Orval Mason Caskey, husband of Annie Lee Young.

Notes:


Ann Castles
Apr 24, 1950 - Aug 24, 2001

Ann Castles, 51, of Corsicana passed away Friday, Aug. 24, 2001 at Navarro Regional Hospital.

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

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home with Rev. B. F. Risinger officiating. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Joe Sims, Orville Locklar, Mark Luera, Chuck Burns, Jerry Ashcraft, Joe Castles, Jimmy Dockery and Hershell Faucett. Honorary pallbearers will be the N.C.A.R.C. Special Angels.

Ms. Castles was born April 24, 1950 in Corsicana. She was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church and a first member of Special Ministries.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Nell Castles.

Ms. Castles is survived by her sister, Susan Carmichael of Carrolton; aunts Genevieve Dockery of Corsicana and Rotilda Mathews and Urna Castles, both of Houston; uncle W.K. Palmer of Little Rock, Ark.; nieces Janna and Tim Doyle of Fort Collins, Colo., Eric Carmichael of Lubbock; nephews Trey and Kristin Carmichael of Fort Collins, Colo., James Hunter Carmichael of Austin; great-niece Raina Doyle of Fort Collins, Colo.; great-nephew Dakota Carmichael of Austin; and a number of cousins.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.


Iris (Standard) Cate
June 14, 1918 - Nov 30, 2000

Iris Cate passed away Thursday, Nov. 30, 2000 at Spring Season Nursing Home in Abilene.

Services are pending with Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

****

Dec 3 2000

Iris Cate, 82, of Abilene and formerly of Eureka, passed away Thursday, Nov. 30, 2000 at Spring Season Nursing Home in Abilene.

Services will be 3 p.m. today at Griffin-Roughton Chapel with Dr. David Hale officiating. Interment will follow at Eureka Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Randy Blue, Ronnie Standard, James Gilliam, Aubrey Blue, Dean Fuller and Jeff Gilliam.

Mrs. Cate was born June 14, 1918 in Eureka to Sydney E. and Nannie Standard. She graduated from Mildred High School and a member of Northside Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil P. Cate; brothers, Olan Standard and Drenon Standard; sister, Nina Blue; and parents.

Mrs. Cate is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Beth and Andrew Morris of Breckenridge; grandchildren, Monty Cleveland and Latona Ables; great-grandchildren, Bonnie Cleveland, Bobby Cleveland, Justin Ables, Chance Ables and Haylie Ables; and sisters, Imogene Moore, Laverne Gilliam and Ruby Johnston, all of Corsicana.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home


Minnie B. (Mrs. A.M.) (Parish) Cates
Feb 28, 1904 - Aug 12, 2001

Minnie B. (Mrs. A.M.) Cates, 97, of Corsicana, passed away Sunday, Aug. 12, 2001, in Corsicana.

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

Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Corley Funeral Home with the Rev. Harold Scott and the Rev. David McGee officiating. Interment will be at Dawson Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be friends of the family.

Mrs. Cates was born Feb. 28, 1904, in Dawson. She was a sales clerk and a member of the Emmanuel Baptist Church where she served as secretary for her Sunday school class for many years. She was an active member of the Rebekah Lodge of Corsicana. She was a very loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her husband, A.M. Cates; sister, Mrs. Letha (Fred) Bone; brothers, Alvin Parrish, Harvie Parrish, Houston Parrish and Ottie Parrish and parents, Homer and Pearl Slater Parrish.

She is survived by her daughter, Dorothy Ragland of Corsicana; grandson, Gary and Carol Dickson of Grapevine; great grandsons, Greg Dickson of Grapevine, Jason Dickson of Boston, Mass. and Scott Dickson of Grapevine along with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home


Mary (Adams) Cauble
Jan 24, 1921 - Oct 31, 2000

ALBANY - Mary A. Cauble, 79, died Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2000, in an Abilene hospital. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, at First Baptist Church, with the Rev. John Tunnell officiating. Burial will be in Albany Cemetery under the direction of Godfrey-Neese Funeral Home.

Ms. Cauble was born in Frost, and graduated from Albany High School. She was married to Warren M. Cauble, who preceded her in death. She worked in the District Clerk's office in Albany. She was a member of the Order of Easter Star, the Albany Study Club and a member of the Old Jail Art Center where she served as a Docent.

Survivors include a son, Ross Cauble of Albany; a brother, Truett Adams of Neddleton, Mississippi; two grandchildren, and two great- grand children.

Notes:

  • SSDI: MARY CAUBLE 24 Jan 1921 31 Oct 2000 76430 (Albany, Shackelford, TX) (none specified) 465-36-5528 Texas

Nena Ruth (Downey) Caudle
May 23, 1914 - June 24, 1999

Services for Nena Downey Caudle, 85, of Lubbock will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in First Baptist Church Chapel with the Rev. Cleve Haley, pastor of Oakwood Baptist Church, officiating.

Burial will be in Hale Center Cemetery under direction of Lemons Funeral Home.

She died Thursday, June 24, 1999, at University Medical Center.

She was born May 23, 1914, in Frost where she grew up and graduated from high school. She attended college for two and a half years and moved to Dallas. She married Robert Caudle on June 8, 1940, in Dallas. They moved to Hale Center in 1940 and were in the ginning business. They moved to Halfway in 1942 and Plainview in 1952 where they had partnership in West Side Gin and later 400 Gin. In 1969 they moved to Dallas and then to Lubbock in 1982. She was a member of the Plainview Altrusa Club, Lubbock Christian Women's Club, and Oakwood Baptist Church. While a member of First Baptist Church in Plainview, she taught Sunday school and worked with the Sunbeams and the G. A.'s She served as president of the Women's Missionary Union for two years.

Survivors include two daughters, Linda Kay Ehle of Greeley, Colo., and Betty Horan of Plainview; a brother, John Downey of Halfway; four grandsons; and six great-grandchildren.


Daniel Eliza Cavin
Nov 22, 1925 - Dec 10, 2000

Dallas Morning News
CAVIN Daniel Eliza, 75 born November 22, 1925 to Ben Wheeler & Mary Cavin in Corsicana, Tx. passed away in Mesquite, Tx. Sunday, December 10, 2000. He was an active member of Oates Drive Baptist Church and the Men's Adult VII Sunday School Class in Mesquite. Retired from Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. after 38 years. He was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of American. Mr. Cavin, an avid golfer, set several course records and was recognized by the Guiness Book of World Records for having the lowest recorded score of 25 on a nine hole course; thus dubbing him "Mr. 25". A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he served his country in WWII and again in the Korean Conflict. To set a proper example for grandchildren, after retirement form SWBT and its extensive education, he returned to school and obtained his GED. This loving father and husband is survived by his wife of 52 years. W. Jean Cavin; sons: Daniel E. Cavin & wife, Pamela, Mesquite, Tx. and Michael Cavin & wife, Debbie, Garland, Tx; daughters: Elizabeth Belew & husband, Darrell, Denison, Tx. and Shirley Cavin, Mesquite, Tx.; grandchildren: Wendi Cavin, Mesquite, Daniel R. & Lara Cavin, Marshall, Ben Cavin, Garland, Darrell & Ruby Belew, The Colony, Greg Belew, Pottsboro, Viki & Jay Dickerson, Stephensville and Jonathan & Jeffery Belew, Richardson; great-grandchildren; Abigal & Emily Dickerson and Haley & Griffin Belew; brother: David Cavin & wife, Beverly, Bastrop; sister: Revs. Connie & Paul Paramore, Kay Brown & Lavelle Kee all of Tyler and Laverne Ellington of Ca. and numerous nieces & nephews. Funeral services 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 12, 2000, at the Oates Drive Baptist Church, Mesquite, Tx. with Rev. Jim Burt officiating. Interment, Laurel Oaks Memorial Park. Family will receive friends, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, December 11, 2000 at the funeral home. Grove Hill Funeral Home & Flower Shop 3920 Samuell Blvd. @ Ferguson Road Dallas (214) 388-8887


Eunice (Vest) Cayce
1918 - 1998

BROWNWOOD - Eunice Cayce, 80, of Granbury and formerly of Brownwood, died Sunday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Heartland Funeral Home Chapel with Paul McClung officiating. Graveside services will be at 4 p.m. Tuesday in Fairview Cemetery in Midland.

Mrs. Cayce was born in Navarro County and was a retired bookkeeper for Woolworth Co., where she worked 20 years. She was a member of Suez Nomads, the bridge club and 4th and Stewart Street Church of Christ. She married Ben Cayce in 1972 in Abilene.

Survivors include her husband, of Granbury; two sons, Conway Crawford of Midland and Kenneth Cayce of Arlington; two daughters, Melba June McKandles and Marsha Kay Blanck, both of Midland; two brothers, Preston Vest of Smyer and R.C. Vest of Stanton; one sister, Wanda Morrow of Brownwood; eight grandchildren and a number of great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the donor's favorite charity.

The family will be at the funeral home from 6:30-8 p.m. today.

Notes:

  • EUNICE CAYCE 01 Jun 1918 16 Aug 1998 76048 (Granbury, Hood, TX)

Don Chandler
Aug 25, 1903 - Oct 21, 2001

Don Chandler, 98, of Eureka passed away Sunday, Oct. 21, 2001 at his residence.

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

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Griffin-Roughton Chapel with the Rev. Tom Connolly officiating. Interment will follow at Eureka Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Bill Chandler, Jerry Don Ware, David Martin, W.M. Montgomery, Wade Youngblood and Gary Connor. Honorary pallbearers will be Pete Hamilton, Jack Owens, Lee Hodge, David Bell, Bunk Bottoms, Buck Hodge and Billy David Denbow.

Mr. Chandler was born Aug. 25, 1903 in Eureka to W. J. and Lillie Chandler. He married Hattie Clements on March 10, 1924 in Eureka. He was a grocer and rancher throughout his life.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Hattie Chandler; sons, Weldon Clements Chandler; brothers, Paul Chandler and Curtis Chandler; and sister, Ellen Castles.

Mr. Chandler is survived by his nieces and nephews, Bill and Peggy Chandler, Lanell and Audra Chandler, David and Leisa Martin, Jerry Don Ware, Wade Youngblood, Jesse and Victoria Martin and Aileen Tanner, all of Eureka.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.


Maria Elisabeth (Schuppert) Chapman
May 19, 1940 - Jan 19, 2001

Maria Elisabeth Schuppert Chapman, 60, of Corsicana went to be with her Lord Friday, Jan. 19, 2001.

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Corley Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Robert Williams and the Rev. Teri Hildebrand officiating. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be nephews.

Mrs. Chapman was born May 19, 1940 in Aschaffenburg, Germany to Johann and Agnes Schuppert. On March 31, 1962 she married Robert Lyndell Chapman.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and sister, Rita Taupp.

Mrs. Chapman is survived by her husband, Robert Lyndell Chapman of Corsicana; son and daughter-in-law John Allen and Shelly Chapman of Barry; daughter and son-in-law, Helen Beatrice and Earl Jordan of Corsicana; grandchildren, Katie and Zachary Chapman of Barry and Tisha and Danielle Jordan of Corsicana; brothers-in-law, Howard Chapman and wife Dorcas of Wichita Falls and Hauns Taupp of Aschaffenburg, Germany; sisters-in-law, Inez Smith and husband Orel and Helen Ruth Wilcox and husband Herbert, all of Corsicana, and Jean Chapman of Henderson.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.


Oscar Chapman
Mar 10, 1910 - Mar 16, 2001

Oscar Chapman, 91, of Corsicana passed away Friday, March 16, 2001 at Heritage Oaks Retirement Village.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery.

Mr. Chapman was born March 10, 1910 in Ben Wheeler to Marion and Emma Chapman. He worked as a cement mason and he was a Baptist.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ellen Henderson Chapman and daughter, Mary Ellen Dixon.

Mr. Chapmans is survived by three daughters, Hazel Harris of Corsicana, Lonetta (Ginger) Garcia of Greenville and Juanita (Pat) McDaniel of Greenville; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home, Corsicana, TX


Rick Chavoya
Apr 7, 1952 - Dec 5, 2000

Rick Chavoya, 48, of Ennis passed away Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2000 at Methodist Medical Center in Dallas after a courageous two-year battle with cancer.

Rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. today at J. E. Keever Mortuary in Ennis.

Funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. John Catholic Church in Ennis.

Mr. Chavoya was born April 7, 1952 in Corsicana to Henry and Beatrice Gonzales Chavoya. He graduated from Corsicana High School in 1970. He received an associate in science degree from Navarro College and a bachelor of fine arts degree from North Texas State University. He married Amy Garrard of Ennis on Oct. 24, 1981. They lived in Dallas until 1983, when they moved to Ennis.

Mr. Chavoya was a beloved husband, devoted father and loving son, brother, uncle and friend. He shared his talents as a drummer with the St. John Church Life Teen Band and several area rock and country bands. For over 35 years, he was the drummer for The Others, a local "60s rock and roll band. His performances will be remembered by many fans and friends.

His leadership ability was shared with St. John Cub Scout Pack 203, where he served as den leader and cub master. He was a talented and well-respected graphic designer associated for many years with the CPS Group in Dallas, and most recently with Sixty Foot Spider Web site design firm.

He was preceded in death by his father, Henry Chavoya Sr.; and son, Aaron Taylor Chavoya.

Mr. Chavoya is survived by his wife, Amy; children, Adam, Ethan and Rebecca; mother, Beatrice Chavoya of Corsicana; sisters, Linda Aldama and husband Richard of Corsicana and Liz Arnold of Plano; brother, Michael Chavoya and wife Pamela of Dallas; nieces and nephews, Diane Hitt, Chris Aldama, Jessica Arnold and Jason, Christopher and Michael Chavoya; and great-nieces and nephews, Ryan Hitt and Austin and Ally Aldama.

Donations may be made to St. John Life Teen program at St. John Catholic Church in Ennis.

Arrangements by J.E. Keever Mortuary of Ennis.



*******

CHAVOYA RICK 48, of Ennis passed away December 5, 2000 at Methodist Medical Center in Dallas after a courageous two-year battle with cancer. Rick was a beloved husband, devoted father and loving son, brother, uncle and friend. He shared his talents as a drummer with the St. John Church Life Teen Band and several area rock and country bands. For over 35 years, Rick was the drummer for The Others, a local 60's rock and roll band. His performances will be remembered by many fans and friends. His leadership ability was shared with St. John Cub Scout Pack 203 where he served as den leader and cub master. Rick was a talented and well-respected graphic designer associated for many years with the CPS Group in Dallas, and most recently with Sixty Foot Spider website design firrn. Rick was born on April 7, 1952, in Corsicana to Henry and Beatrice Gonzales Chavoya. He graduated from Corsicana High School in 1970. He received an Associate in Science Degree from Navarro College and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from North Texas State University. He was married to Amy Garrard of Ennis on October 24, 1981. They lived in Dallas until 1983, when they moved to Ennis. Rick is survived by his loving family, wife Amy and their children Adam, Ethan and Rebecca; mother Beatrice Chavoya of Corsicana; sisters Linda Aldama and her husband, Richard of Corsicana, and Liz Arnold of Plano; brother Michael Chavoya and his wife Pamela of Dallas; nieces and nephews Diane Hitt, Chris Aldama, Jessica Arnold, Jason, Christopher and Michael Chavoya; great nieces and nephews Ryan Hitt, Austin and Ally Aldama. He was preceded in death by his father, Henry Chavoyn, Sr., and son Aaron Taylor Chavoyn. Funeral mass will be held Thursday, December 7, at 10:00 a.m. at St John Catholic Church in Ennis. Rosary will be recited Wednesday, December 6, at 7:30 p.m. Keever Funeral Home in Ennis. Donations may be made to the St. John Life Teen program at St. John Catholic Church in Ennis. J E Keever Mortuary Ennis TX 972-875-3891


Clarence "Cary" Chesser
June 28, 1930 - Nov 8, 2000

Clarence "Cary" Chesser, 70, of Temple passed away Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2000 in a Temple hospital.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Dawson Cemetery. Family will receive friends at the graveside services.

Mr. Chesser was born June 28, 1930 in Athens. He had been a resident of Temple since 1989 and had formerly lived in Lacy-Lakeview. On Oct. 25, 1952 he married Sylvia Gill in the Anglican Church of St. Peters in Broadstairs, Kent, England. He was a retired aircraft mechanic for the United States Air Force. He was a master sergeant and served in Japan, Korea and Vietnam. He was a Baptist.

Mr. Chesser is survived by his wife, Sylvia Chesser of Temple; daughter, Patricia Lin Chesser of Dallas; sons, Gary S. Chesser of Waco and Major Michael S. Chesser, M.D. of USAF; five grandchildren, two brothers and one sister.

Memorials may be made to The Salvation Army.

Arrangements by Wade Funeral Home of Hubbard


Bill Willadean Chewning
Oct 3, 1923 - May 11, 2001

Services for Bill W. Chewning, 77, of Kemp, were Monday, May 14, at Anderson-Clayton Brothers Funeral Home Chapel, with Dr. Bob Steeger officiating.

Interment followed at Tool Cemetery in Henderson County.

Mr. Chewning died May 11, 2001, in Dallas.

He was born Billy Willadean Chewning, Oct. 3, 1923, in Corsicana, to Robert Walter and Sara Eugenia (Fuller) Chewning. Mr. Chewning served his country in the U.S. Navy and was a member of VFW Post 4376 of Seven Points. He married Mary Evelyn Wood on Jan. 23, 1948. She preceded him in death on Oct. 24, 1991. Mr. Chewning's parents, brothers, Wesley Kelton Chewning and Archie Oxford Chewning and sisters, Jessie Faye Chewning, Gladys Mary Chewning, Arline Audrey Chewning, Thelma Chewning, Ruby Dell Chewning, and Lillian Pansy Chewning also preceded him.

Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Janis and Carl Armstrong of Kemp, Leah and Ronnie Barton of Mabank; son, Billy W. Chewning of Kemp; son and daughter-in-law, Robert Jack and Kathy Chewning of Kemp; 11, grandchildren; eight, great-grandchildren; brother, Marion D. Chewning of Mabank; sisters, Hazel Crosby of Irving and Janie Arwine of Dallas; numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Pallbearers were Robert Jack Chewning, Carl Wayne Armstrong, Jr., Josh Payan, Leonard Payan, Matt Payan, and Steven Guth.


Margie Sally Clampitt
Sept 9, 1903 - Sep 21, 2000

Margie Sally Clampitt, 97, of Corsicana passed away Thursday, Sept. 21, 2000 in Corsicana.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. today at Oakwood Cemetery with Richard Clay and Royce Wesley officiating.

Mrs. Clampitt was born Sept. 9, 1903 in Navarro County. She was a Christian who loved to attend church, and sing and listen to Christian music.

She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.


Sadie Estelle (Payne) Clark
Aug 21, 1930 - Sep 17, 2001

Sadie Estelle Clark, 71, of Fairfield passed away Monday, Sept. 17, 2001 at Navarro Regional Hospital.

Services are pending.

Mrs. Clark was born Aug. 21, 1930.

She was preceded in death by her husband, David W. Clark.

Mrs. Clark is survived by her daughters, Debbie Nesbitt, Natalie Nesbitt, Amy Bishop and Julie Bishop, all of Fairfield, and Glenda Bishop of Loma, Colo.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.


John Ephraim Clark Jr.
Dec 15, 1932 - Apr 21, 1999

SAN ANTONIO — John E. Clark Jr., born Dec. 15, 1932, passed away April 21, 1999, in San Antonio at the age of 66. Mr. Clark retired at the rank of lieutenant colonel from the U.S. Air Force Reserve and was a savings and loan executive.

Born in Crane County, Mr. Clark was renowned for his humorous anecdotes ranging from experiences growing up on a West Texas ranch to serving as a pilot in the USAF. He led his business units through the 1980s savings and loan crisis with enthusiasm, dignity and humor.

Mr. Clark was a proud and loving son, husband, father and grandfather and will be sorely missed.

He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, John E. (III) and Patricia K. Clark of San Antonio; daughter and son-in-law, Wendy L. and William B. Adams of Littleton, Colo.; four grandchildren, Marisa Adams, Ian Clark, Elliott Clark and Sean Adams; sister, Jane Lea of Midland; brother and sister-in-law, William F. and Norma Jo Clark of Odessa; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Darrell and Dorothy Curry; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 31 years, Wanda L. Clark (nee Curry).

Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 24, 1999, at Northwood Presbyterian Church in San Antonio followed by interment at 1 p.m. Monday, April 26, 1999, at Younger Cemetery in Corsicana.

Funeral arrangements are by Porter Loring Mortuary North.


Minnie Pearl (Rogers) Clark
Jul 23, 1925 - Aug 2, 2001

Minnie Pearl Clark, 76, of Las Vegas passed away Thursday, Aug. 2, 2001 in Las Vegas, Nev.

Visitation will be 7 to 9 p.m. today at Corley Funeral Home.

Services will be 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Corley Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Von Lombard officiating. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.

Mrs. Clark was born July 23, 1925 in Corsicana.

She was preceded in death by her parents, W. G. and Dora Parker Rogers.

Mrs. Clark is survived by her husband, Ray Calvin Clark of Las Vegas; daughter, Carol Eldfrick of Las Vegas; sister, Edna Mershawn of Dallas; two sisters-in-law, Carrie Lou Rogers of Corsicana and Willie Mae Rogers of Dallas; grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Monte and Melinda Eldrick of Coppell; three great-grandsons, Jacob, Jonah and Josiah Eldfrick, all of Coppell; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.


Navarro County TXGenWeb
© Copyright March, 2009
Edward L. Williams & Barbara Knox