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Emery Green Holloway, Lt. Col.
Oct 8, 1919 - Jan 28, 1993

Emery G. Holloway
Lt. Col. Emery G. Holloway, 73, of Corsicana, died Jan 28, 1993, in Corsicana.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Corley Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. John Conley officiating. Burial will be in Emmett Cemetery in Emmett, Texas.

He was born Oct 8, 1919 in Frost. He was a retired lieutenant colonel in the United States Air Force, having served in World War II and Okinawa. He was a member of Masonic Lodge No. 174 A.F. & A.M., Scotish Rite Cathedral, Houston, and the Arabic Temple Shrine. He was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Jean Holloway of Corsicana; two daughters Juneanne Holder of Riverside, Calif., and Joslyn R. Anderson of Walnut, Calif.; four grandchildren; one sister, Emma Jo Powell of Houston; and one brother, Clifford Holloway of Amarillo.

Pallbearers will be Buck Hamilton, Ernest Byrd, Eric Anderson, Mark Roman, Clifford Holloway, Lonnie Powell III, Paul Green and Gary Guinn.

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Lt. Col. Emery G. Holloway


Lt. Col. Emery G. Holloway of Corsicana, died January 29, 1993 in Corsicana.

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Corley Funeral Home.

He was a retired Lt. Col. in the United States Air Force having served in World War II and Vietnam. He was a member of Masonic Lodge #174 A.F.
& A.M.; the Scottish Rite Cathedral of Houston and the Arabic Temple Shrine.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Jean Holloway of Corsicana; two daughters, Juneanne Holder of Riverside, Calif. and Joslyn R. Anderson of Walnut, Calif.; one sister, Emma Jo Powell of Houston; one brother, Clifford Holloway of Amarillo; and four grandchildren.

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Ernest Holloway
Feb 6, 1916 - Jun 19, 2000

MIDLAND (Special) Graveside services for Ernest "Ernie" Holloway, 84, of Midland will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Resthaven Memorial Park with the Rev. Bob Porterfield officiating.

Burial will be under the direction of Ellis Funeral Home of Midland.

He died Monday, June 19, 2000, at a local hospital.

He was born Feb. 6, 1916, in Corsicana. He lived in the Chillicothe area where his family farmed.

He was employed at Harvest Queen Mill. He later joined his brother's business and was employed as a service station attendant. He became a painter in the Plainview area and moved to Midland in 1954, where he began working as a paint contractor until his retirement in 1990.

He attended the Kelview Heights Baptist Church. He married Mary Dayton on Jan. 18, 1946, in Clovis, N.M. She died April 28, 1990.

Survivors include his daughter, Ricka Bentley of Midland; a brother, J. M. "Murl" of Lubbock; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

The family suggests memorials to the American Diabetes Association, Midland Chapter 10, Desta Drive, Suite 220E, Midland 79705.

The family will accept friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Ellis Funeral Home in Midland.


Thelma (Widener) Holloway
July 8, 1908 - Aug 21, 2001

Thelma Widener Holloway, 93, of Corsicana passed away Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2001 in Corsicana.

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

Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Corley Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Bill Thompson officiating. Interment will follow at Dawson Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Loyd Edward Farmer, Harris A. Griggs II, Aubrey Farmer, Paul C. Clements, Robert Coonrod and Donald Morrison.

She was born July 8, 1908 in Navarro County. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by three husbands; parents, Marion Johnson and Mary Harris Widener; one son, two grandsons; one great-granddaughter; and 13 brothers and sisters.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, J. D. and Lona Chaney of Cumby; daughters, Louise Hoffman of Dallas, Nita Haynes and husband Sam of Corsicana, and Billy Doud and husband Rod of Dallas; 12 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.


Mary Annie (Green) Holloway
1888 - 1971


Holloway
Funeral services were Thursday at 10 a.m. for Mrs. Mary Anna Holloway, 83, at Corley Funeral Home. The Rev. Bruce Hibbitt officiated. Burial was in the Emmett Cemetery. Pallbearers were Tom Lambert, Collin Green, Truitt Green, J. C. Green, Marion Green and Charlie Ray Green.
A native of Emmett and life long resident of the Corsicana area, she had moved to Amarillo about 18 months ago. Surviving are two sons, a daughter, eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren, two brothers, four sisters and several nieces and nephews.

Corsicana Daily Sun - May 6, 1971 pg 10a

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HOLLOWAY

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at Corley Funeral Chapel for Mrs. Mary Anna Holloway, 83, Amarillo. The Rev. Bruce Hibbitt will officiate. She will be buried in the cemetery at Emmett where she was born in 1888.

A resident of the Corsicana area most of her life, she had moved to Amarillo about a year and a half ago.

She is survived by two sons, Clifford Holloway, Amarillo, and Emery Holloway, Riverside, Calif.; one daughter, Mrs. Emma Jo Powell, Houston; eight grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren; two brothers, Sam and Joe Green, Frost; four sisters, Mrs. Suedell Webb, Corsicana; Mrs. Alice Gilbert and Mrs. Martha Young, Dallas; and Mrs. Clara Wright, Overton; and several nieces and nephews

Corsicana Daily Sun - May 6, 1971 pg 9a; Wednesday, May 5, 1971


Julius Earl Holmes
Dec 27, 1925 - Sep 25, 2001

Julius Earl Holmes, 75, of Corsicana passed away Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2001 in Corsicana.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Laurel Land Funeral Home, 6000 S. R.L. Thornton Frwy., Dallas.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Smith Chapel AME Church, 2406 Childs St., Dallas, with the Rev. James W. Ford and the Rev. Billy C. Freeman officiating. Interment will follow at Laurel Land Memorial Park.

Mr. Holmes was born Dec. 27, 1925 in Corsicana. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in World War II. He was retied from Murdock Engineering in Irving, Sheppard Air Force Base and Reid's Pharmacy.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ruben and Lillie Mae Holmes.

Mr. Holmes is survived by his wife, Aszrine Holmes of Corsicana; daughters, Elaine Avant and Julia Allen; grandchildren, Robert Lampkin, Melva Avant and Marlin Avant; and aunt, Alvata Lovett.

Arrangements by Laurel Land Funeral Home of Dallas.


Marie Leija Hood

Marie Leija Hood, 77, of Dawson, passed away Saturday, March 3, 2001, at a Corsicana hospital.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Wade Funeral Home in Hubbard.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Rose Lawn Memorial Park in Brownsville with the Rev. Mark Flurry officiating.

She was born July 6, 1923, in Derby. She was a resident of Dawson for the past six years and prior to that she lived in Jacksonville for three years. She also lived in Port Isabel for 32 years where she worked as an R.N. in hospitals and nursing homes before retiring in 1985. Mrs. Hood was active in the W.M.U. in the Baptist church for many years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Dawson and a former member of First Baptist Church of Mixon.

She was preceded in death by her husband E. J. Hood in 1986.

She is survived by son Edgar and Linda Hood of Dawson; grandchildren, Elizabeth Benavidez of Hillsboro, Rosalind Hood of Carrollton, and Marcus Hood of Harker Heights; and great grandson, Justin Scott Benavidez of Dawson and his father Juan Jose Benavediz of Hewitt.

Arrangements by Wade Funeral Home.


Ronnie Hood

Ronnie Hood, 45, of Corsicana passed away Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2001 at Navarro Regional Hospital.

Memorial services will be 7 p.m. today at Sixth Avenue Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Sixth Avenue Baptist Church, 125 S. Fifth St., with the Rev. K.D. Davis officiating. Interment will follow at Woodland Memorial Park.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy Lewis, Samuel Evans, Jimmy Durham, Jody Reese, Cedric Hood, Darrin Lewis, Tyrone Hood and John Hawthorne.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Gospel Five.

Mr. Hood was born Dec. 12, 1955 in Avalon. He was a member of Sixth Avenue Baptist Church and also a member of the Gospel Five. He was employed by Quaker Oats Company for 25 years.

He was preceded in death by his father, David L. Hood.

Mr. Hood is survived by his wife, Vickie Hood of Corsicana; children, Latoya Hood and Rhonda Hood, both of Corsicana, and Veronica Hood of Kerens; grandchildren, Travon Hood of Corsicana and Myliah Lincoln of Kerens; mother, Canary Hood of Corsicana; brothers, Jerry Hood, John Hood and Daniel Hood, all of Corsicana, and Charles Hood of Dallas; sisters, LaTonya Campbell and Leona Davis, both of Corsicana, Gloria McPherson of Alabama, and Daisy Hood of Dallas; parents-in-law, Roger and Josephine Lewis of Corsicana; and a host of nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, other relatives and friends.

Arrangements by Ross and Johnson Mortuary.


Doris Marie (Caskey) Hooker
Sep 1, 1927 - Aug 22, 2001

Doris Marie Hooker, 73, of Corsicana passed away Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2001 in Dallas.

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

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Corley Funeral Chapel with Rev. B. F. Risinger, Jr. officiating. Interment will follow at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be friends of the family.

Mrs. Hooker was born Sept. 1, 1927 in Corsicana. She was a member of the First Baptist Church and served as the church secretary for 40 years. She was preceded in death by her father, Eugene M. Caskey.

Mrs. Hooker is survived by her husband, Richard E. Hooker of Corsicana; mother Thelma Caskey of Corsicana; sons Rick Hooker of Allen and Ralph and wife Sharon Hooker of Richardson; sister and husband Jamie and Al Myers of Olney; granddaughters and husbands Amy and Dan Battin of Colorado Springs, Colo. and Stacy and Chris Kau of Wrightstown, N. J.; grandson Jeffrey Hooker of Austin; great-grandson Dempsey Battin of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Building Fund, 510 W. Collin Ave., Corsicana, TX, 75110.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.


Tommie Lou Horn
June 8, 1915 - June 12, 2001

Tommie Lou Horn, 86, of San Antonio passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2001 in San Antonio.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Paschal Funeral Home.

Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church of Kerens with the Rev. Wes Johnson officiating. Interment will follow at Kerens Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jim Howard, John Howard, Benny Howell, Conner Jennings, Travis Horn, Bazel Strange and Eddie McNeese.

Mrs. Horn was born June 8, 1915 in Corbet.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Horn.

Mrs. Horn is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Lou Ann and Carter Price of San Antonio and Sue and Sam Howard of Blum; granddaughters, Juliana Price of Fayetteville, Ark., Ginger Price of Dallas and Angelia Rubin of San Antonio; grandsons, Jim Howard of Wylie, Kirk Howard of Albuquerque, N.M. and John Howard of Whitney; great-granddaughter, Kathleen Rubin of San Antonio; and great-grandson, Alexander Rubin of San Antonio.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Kerens Building Fund or Hospice of Cedar Lake.

Arrangements by Paschal Funeral Home of Kerens.


Obed Esrum Horn 
Mar 30, 1899 - Jan 25, 1971

Horn Rites in Frost
FROST (SP) - Obed E. Horn, 71, resident of Frost for the past 26 years, died Monday afternoon in Memorial Hospital.

He was born in Pike County, Ark., March 30, 1899 and married Lillian Ballew in Hubbard in 1927.

For more than 26 years he had been employed as a clerk by the Brown Grocery Co. in Frost.

He was a member of the Missionary Baptist Church in Emmett and a member of Frost Masonic Lodge No. 641.

Funeral services were to be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Emmett Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. W. H. Bradbury officiating. Graveside rites at Emmett Cemetery were to be conducted by the Frost Masonic Lodge with Masons as pallbearers.
Surviving are his wife of Frost; a brother Bobby Horn of Longview; two sisters, Mrs. Ola Mae Parten and Mrs. Ruby Applegate, both of Fort Worth.

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Flora Isabel (Thorton) Horn
Oct 20, 1916 - July 12, 2001

Flora Isabel Horn, 84, of Livingston passed away Thursday, July 12, 2001 in Livingston.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Corley Funeral Chapel with Brother Bill Honea officiating. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.

Pall bearers will be Bobby Ferrell, Jason Horn, John Rutledge, Jerry Massey, Phillip Massey and Randy Clay.

Mrs. Horn was born Oct. 20, 1916 in Vernon. She was a cafeteria worker.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Winston Byron Horn; parents, Robert L. and Gertrude Thorton; brother, Bill Thorton; and sisters, Marie Ferrell and Betty Jean Taylor.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Thomas and Rene Horn of Corsicana; daughter and son-in-law, Jerry and Fannie Elizabeth Massey; brothers, Riley Thorton of Camp Verde, Ariz., Robert Thorton of Granbury and Truett Thorton of Azle; grandchildren, Larry and Shirla Horn of Livingston, Jeff and Cora Horn of Corsicana, Jerry and Phillip Massey of Longview, Debra and Jeff Taylor of Greenville and Christopher Horn of Corsicana; great-grandchildren Jason and Amber Horn of Livingston, Amanda and Christina Wilcox of Greenville, Miriam Taylor of Greenville, Katie Horn of Corsicana and Brendon Massey of Longview.
Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.


James Thomas "Jim" Horton
July 3, 1908 - May 25, 2001

James Thomas "Jim" Horton, 92, of Teague passed away Friday, May 25, 2001 at Teague Nursing Home.

Services were 2 p.m. Sunday at Eighth Avenue Baptist Church with the Rev. Gary House officiating. Interment followed at Greenwood Cemetery in Teague.

Pallbearers were Carl Whitten, J. W. Fitzgerald, James Pounders, Bill Kotzbaurer, Jerry Pruitt and Charles Horton. Honorary pallbearers were Tracy Moore, Bill Bloxom, Jerry Kirk, Luke Collet, Charles Marquart and Tommy Wheeler.

Mr. Horton was born July 3, 1908 in Italy, Texas. He was a member of Eighth Avenue Baptist Church in Teague.

He was preceded in death by his sons, James Melvin Horton and Thomas Earl Horton; granddaughter, Anna Lee Campbell; brother, Pratt Horton; sisters, Donnie Marquart, Lucille McLain and Ethel Wheeler; and parents, Charles and Althea Horton.

Mr. Horton is survived by his wife, Edith Horton of Teague; daughter, Judy Horton Kotzbaurer and husband David of Lake Jackson; granddaughter, Edie Campbell of Lake Jackson; great-granddaughter, Allie Cates of Lake Jackson; extended family, Bill Kotzbaurer and Heidi Kotzbaurer, both of Freeport; brother, Nick Horton and wife Kathern of Corsicana; and brother-in-law, Tommy Wheeler of Corsicana.

Arrangements by Ricks Funeral Home of Teague.


Altha Geneva (Pug) Horton
Jan 29, 1917 - Dec 26, 2000

Altha Geneva (Pug) Horton, 84, of Fairfield passed away Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2000 at East Texas Medical Center.

Services were 2 p.m. today at Capps Memorial Chapel with Bro. Ed Ridge officiating. Interment followed at Fairfield Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Steve Black, Jerry Robinson, Blake Robinson, Robert McAdams, Brad Hicks, Rodney Dodd and Donny Cockrell.

Mrs. Horton was born Jan. 29, 1917 in Wortham. She was a secretary and bookkeeper and a member of the Round Prairie Baptist Church. She was a Past Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star No. 331.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie Fred Horton; and her parents.
Mrs. Horton is survived by her sister-in-law, Dessie Pruitt of Midland; nephew and caregiver John and Ruth Sallee of Tyler; and several other nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Gideon's International in memory of Glen Barnes.
Arrangements by Capps Memorial Chapel.


Vernon Horton
Oct 27, 1906 - May 26, 1998

PLAINVIEW (Special) - Services for Vernon Horton, 91, of Plainview will be at 2 p.m. today in First Baptist Church Family Life Chapel with the Rev. Travis Hart, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in Plainview Memorial Park under direction of Lemons Funeral Home.

Horton died Tuesday, May 26, 1998, in Prairie House Living Center.

He was born Oct. 27, 1906, in Navarro County. He married Lena Mae Jones Horton on Nov. 17, 1930, in Clayton, N.M. He attended Merkel schools. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Plainview.

He farmed near Plainview.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Yvonne Barrow of Dalhart and Tommye Sue Allen of Lubbock; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.


Grace (Berry) Houston 
Dec 22, 1909 - Dec 1, 2000

Grace Berry Houston, 90, of Fredericksburg passed away Friday, Dec. 1, 2000 in Fredericksburg.

Graveside services were 11 a.m. today at Younger Cemetery in Navarro County.

Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church of Fredericksburg.

Mrs. Houston was born Dec. 22, 1909 in Purdon. She was reared in Dawson and graduated from Hubbard High School. She had been a resident of Fredericksburg for 11 years and formerly lived in Corsicana for many years. She received her teaching certificate from Southwest Texas University and taught school at San Benito where she lived for 30 years. She was a member of Emmaus Community of Fredericksburg and First United Methodist Church of Fredericksburg.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell V. Houston in July 1961; brother, Lloyd Berry; and sister, Margaret Hutchins.

Mrs. Houston is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Fauniel and Jerry Regester and Helen Ruth and Vernon Smith, all of Fredericksburg; sister, Jackie French of Tucson, Ariz.; grandchildren, Rebecca Spencer, Curtis Regester, Kathy Gandre, Janice Schmitz and Michelle Worthington; 14 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Wade Funeral Home of Hubbard.


Vergie Lee (Green) White/Houston
May 18, 1913 - Apr 10, 2001

Services for Vergie Lee White Houston, 87, of Kemp, were 2 p.m. Friday, April 13, at the Calvary Baptist Church, Kemp, with the Rev. Jim Renfro officiating.

Interment followed at Oakwood Cemetery in Corsicana, under the direction of Anderson-Clayton Brothers Funeral Home of Kemp.

Mrs. Houston died April 10, 2001.

She was born May 18, 1913, to Alfred and Almedia Green in Hill County. There she married her childhood sweetheart, Eldon White. Mr. White preceded her in death in 1968. Later, she married D.S. Houston, also having preceded her in death. Mrs. Houston would have been 88 years old on her birthday.

Having lived in Corsicana for about 25 years, she fulfilled a life-long dream by establishing a home on previously acquired farmland in the Cedar Creek area, where she had resided for the past 36 years. Many lives were touched through her membership in Calvary Baptist Church, Kemp, where she had been an active member and served in many life-fulfilling capacities.

Survivors include; sons and daughters-in-law, Glen and Ernestine White of Pasadena and Don and Rose White of Canyon; daughter and son-in-law, Nelda and Bill McCrary of Spring; brother and sister-in-law, Alfred and Reva Green of Waco; seven, grandchildren; six, great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were James Reed, Foster Busby, Winnon Smith, Danny Thompson, Ralph Givens and Danny Blankenship.

Mrs. Houston's friends join her family in thanking God that He saw fit to bless her life to the enrichment of theirs in His service.

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Vergie Lee White Houston

Vergie Lee White Houston, 87, was taken home by the Lord April 10, 2001.

Services will be 2 p.m. today at Calvary Baptist Church in Kemp with the Rev. Jim Renfro officiating. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Corsicana.

Pallbearers will be James Reed, Foster Busby, Winnon Smith, Danny Thompson, Ralph Givens and Danny Blankenship.

Mrs. Houston was born May 18, 1913 in Hill County to Alfred and Almedia Green. There she married her childhood sweetheart, Eldon White. He preceded her in death in 1968. Later, she married D.S. Houston, who also preceded her in death.

Having lived in Corsicana for about 25 years, she fulfilled a lifelong dream by establishing a home on previously acquired farmland in the Cedar Creek area, where she has resided for the past 36 years. Many lives were touched through her membership at Calvary Baptist Church in Kemp, where she had been an active member and served in many life-fulfilling capacities.

Mrs. Houston is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Glen and Ernestine White of Pasadena and Don and Rose White of Canyon; daughter and son-in-law, Nelda and Bill McCrary of Spring; brother and sister-in-law, Alfred and Reva Green of Waco; seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Anderson-Clayton Brothers Funeral Home of Kemp.


Della V. Howell
Feb 10, 1917 - Dec 26, 2000

Della V. Howell, 83, of Edna, Texas passed away Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2000 in Edna.
Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Corley Funeral Chapel with Bro. Bill Honea officiating. Interment will follow at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Ron Austin, Earnest Carlile, Gary Jim Gordon, Fred Donald Howell, Rogers Hughes and Don Stevens.

Mrs. Howell was born Feb. 10, 1917 in Corsicana. She was a retired bookkeeper.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Howell.

Mrs. Howell is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Della Fay and Bobby Gregory of Edna; son and daughter-in-law, Vernon C. and Barbara Jean Howell Jr. of Groesbeck; sisters, Dorothy Hurst of Lufkin, Lorene Tabler of Corsicana, and her twin, Ruby Jordan of Georgetown; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Chapel.


Tommye (Griffin) Howell

Services for Tommye "Billye" Howell, 79, of Lubbock will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Rest Lawn, Wilsons' Funeral Directors Chapel with the Rev. Gordon Benson officiating.

Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Park.

She died Friday, March 20, 1998, in Methodist Hospital.

She was born Feb. 26, 1919, in Corsicana. She married Harvy Howell Sr. on March 22, 1945, in Lubbock. He died Jan. 28, 1982.

She was the food supervisor in the Union Center at Texas Tech University.

Survivors include a son, Tommy of Lubbock; a daughter, Sheila Gage of Amarillo; a brother, Max Griffin of Lake Kiowa; a sister, Betty Mae Johnson of Abernathy; three grandchildren; and a great-grandson.


James "Kinnie" Howell

James "Kinnie" Howell, 94, of Corsicana went to be with the Lord Thursday, May 17, 2001. He passed away at Twilight Nursing Home.

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 the Rev. B.F. Risinger officiating. Interment will follow at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery.

Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Mr. Howell was born Nov. 15, 1906 in Farmersville to James Kindrick Howell Sr. and Connie Murchison Howell. He married Beatrice Ross June 25, 1927. He retired after 41 years of service from Southern Pacific Railroad. He was a member of First Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his grandson, Michael Atkeisson; and his parents.

Mr. Howell is survived by his wife of 73 years, Beatrice Ross Howell of Corsicana; sons and daughters-in-law, Truman and Millie Howell and James B. and Exa Howell, all of Corsicana, and Raymond and Martha Howell of Waxahachie; daughters and sons-in-law, Barbara Murphy and Betty and Bobby Hicks, all of College Station, Mary and Raymond Paul of Corsicana and Linda and Kent Wear of Lancaster; sister, Flora Curfman of Corpus Christi; 20 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.


William Willis Huddleston

Lubbock Avalanche Journal

BROWNFIELD (Special) Services for William Willis Huddleston, 74, will be 10 a.m. Monday at Memorial Chapel of Brownfield Funeral Home with the Rev. Beverly Titus officiating.

Burial will be in Tahoka Cemetery in Tahoka.

Huddleston died Friday, March 19, 1999, in Brownfield. He was born July 21, 1924, in Henderson County, Texas.

Huddleston grew up near Corsicana and served in the Navy during World War II.

He married Nelda Faye Junnel in 1947 in Athens, and she preceded him in death in 1951. He married Willie Mae Gage in May, 1953 in Tahoka.

Huddleston worked as a mechanic in New Home until he moved to Brownfield in 1951 and was a maintainer operator for Terry County until retirement in 1987.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church and a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Huddleston was preceded in death by his wife, Willie Mae Gage, in 1951; brother Loyd Huddleston; an infant daughter; and a son, James Rodney Huddleston in 1997.

Survivors include two daughters, Virginia McAllister of Dimmitt and Paula Monroe of Wills Point; three sons, William Willis Huddleston Jr. of Waxahachie, Eddie Howard Huddleston of San Antonio and Herman Harold Huddleston of Denton; three brothers, Eugene Huddleston of Lubbock, H.L. Huddleston of Waxahachie and Wayne Huddleston of Wills Point; 22 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.


Bobby R. Huggins

Retired U.S. Army Col. Bobby R. Huggins, 65, of Chesapeake, Va. and formerly of Kerens, passed away Friday, July 27, 2001 at Chesapeake General Hospital.

A funeral was conducted at 8 p.m. Aug. 2 in the chapel of Oman Funeral Home in Great Bridge, Va. Interment will full military honors will be held at 9 a.m. Aug. 14 at Arlington National Cemetery, Washington, D.C.

Mr. Huggins was born Aug. 14, 1935 in Houston to Lillian Fields Huggins and Forrest G. Huggins. He was a graduated of Texas A&M University, where he earned the Distinguished Military Graduate designation for the Class of 1959. He served as field artillery battalion commander in his senior year. He was a member of the honorary drill team, Ross Volunteers at A&M. He was a member of the Texas A&M Alumni Association. He received his M.B.A. degree from the University of Missouri.

During Mr. Huggins' 22 active-duty years in the U.S. Army, he completed airborne/ranger training and served with the 5th Special Forces in Vietnam. He earned the Meritorious Services Medal on three separate occasions, Army Commendation Medal twice, Purple Heart, National Defense Medal, Armed Forces Expedition Medal, Vietnam Service Medal for two campaigns, the Legion of Merit and Campaign Medal awarded by the Republic of Vietnam. He was a U.S. Army War College Alumni, Carlisle Barracks, Pa.

Upon retirement from the U.S. Army, he was employed by RCA and General electric until retirement in 1991.

He was preceded in death by his father, Forrest G. Huggins; and brother, Forrest G. Huggins Jr.

Mr. Huggins is survived by his wife of 41 1/2 years, Margaret Hulen Huggins of Chesapeake; mother, Lillian Fields Huggins; daughters, Dana Carole Huggins of Carlisle, Pa., Lynn Elizabeth Kohler and husband Douglas of Centreville, Va. and Amy Catherine Snyder and husband Allen of Knoxville, Tenn.; brother, Harold D. Huggins of Nacogdoches; sister, Wanda Minor of Nacogdoches; and grandchildren, Justin T. Eckenrode, Megan D. Eckenrode, Taylor Huggins Kohler and Ryan Michael Kohler.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Mid Atlantic, 2730 Ellsmere Ave., Norfolk, Va. 23513; or to the Texas A&M Alumni Association, Bryan, Texas.

Arrangements by Oman Funeral Home of Great Bridge, Va.

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  • Kerens High School, Class of 1953


Dallas Eugene "Gene" Hull

Dallas Eugene "Gene" Hull, 67, of Frost passed away Sunday, June 24, 2001 in a car accident in Frost.

A memorial service will be held at a later date in Salina, Kan. with burial at Roselawn Cemetery in Salina, Kan.

Mr. Hull was born Jan. 30, 1934 in Lincoln, Kan. to Dallas and Ruby Hall. He was a Korean War veteran, retired businessman and member of the Blooming Grove Masonic Lodge No. 497. Mr. Hull and his wife had lived in Frost for the past 10 years.

He is survived by his wife, Darlene Hull of Frost; sons, Bruce Hull, Michael Ray Fry Sr. and Larry Barnett; grandsons, Michael Ray Fry Jr. and Larry C. Barnett; great-grandsons, Michael Ray Fry III and Daniel Barnett; and brother, Donald Hull.

Local arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.


Orville Wayne Huls

Orville Wayne Huls, 76, of Fairfield passed away Thursday, Nov. 23, 2000 in Fairfield.

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

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Corley Funeral Home with Rev. Easton Turner officiating. Interment will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park.

Pallbearers will be Jamie Barron, Jerry Carley, David Cheatwood, Doherty Damon, Joe Gadus and Jeremy Jackson.

Mr. Huls was born Sept. 21, 1924 in Ponca City, Okla.

He retired from the United States Air Force after a 23-year career.

Mr. Huls is survived by his wife, Bernice C. Huls of Fairfield; daughters and son-in-laws, Katrina Marie and Mark Fulgham of Gladewater and Melissa Annette and Edward Taylor of Fairfield; son and daughter-in-law Timothy Ray and Marissa Huls of Norfolk, Va.; sister and brother-in-law Doris and R.D. Hay of Dexter, N.M.; granddaughter Andrea Cole of Gladewater; and grandsons Aaron Cole, William Cole and Michael Fulghum, all of Gladewater; grandsons Joseph and Scott Huls of Norfolk, Va.; and grandsons Jeremy R., Matthew W. and Jason C. Jackson of Fairfield.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.


Linda Louise (Johnson) Hulsey 

FORT WORTH -- Linda Johnson Hulsey died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2001, in Fort Worth after suffering at length with Alzheimer's disease. Her body was willed for medical science.
Funeral: A requiem will be offered at her parish church, St. Martin's in the Field Episcopal Church, 223 South Pearson Lane, Keller, Texas, at 2 p.m. Saturday. Her husband, the Rt. Rev. Sam B. Hulsey, retired bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Northwest Texas, will serve as celebrant. He will be assisted by St. Martin's rector, the Rev. Frank Reeves, and its associate, the Rev. Scott Albergate. Immediately following the service, there will be a reception at the home of Price and Judy Hulsey, 2205 Winton Terrace West, Fort Worth. An additional requiem will be held at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Lubbock, at 2 p.m. on Monday. It will be followed by a reception in the Parish Hall. Bishop Hulsey will be assisted by the Rev. Peter Whitson and the Rev. William D. Nix Jr. The preacher will be the Rev. Jo Mann.
Memorials: Memorial gifts may be sent to the Alzheimer's Association, One Summit Avenue, Suite 300, Fort Worth, Texas 76102.
Mrs. Hulsey was born in Waco and graduated from Corsicana High School. She attended Mary Baldwin College in Stanton, Va., and graduated from Southern Methodist University, where she was a sociology major and a member of Pi Beta Phi. In Pampa, Texas, she was a member of the Junior Service League, in Midland she was in the jewelry business, and in Lubbock, she was a member of the 1911 Needle Club and the P.E.O. Sisterhood. She volunteered at the Texas Tech Art Museum and at the St. John's Methodist-St. Paul's Episcopal Food Bank.
Mrs. Hulsey was prized by her family and her many friends for her sense of humor and her loyalty. She faced her illness with strength and forthrightness, inspiring all who knew her with her courage.
Survivors: Besides her husband, her survivors are a daughter, Ashley Louise Hulsey of Seattle and a son, Dr. Byron Christopher Hulsey and his wife, Jennifer, of Charlottesville, Va.; her sister, Seley Johnson Fuller of Corsicana; an aunt, Lyle Seley Masterson of Waco; her nephew, Hayes Fuller of Waco; and numerous cousins.

Thompson's Harveson & Cole Funeral Home
702 Eighth Ave., (817) 336-0345


Kathleen (Williams) Hulsey

Kathleen Hulsey, 82, of Buffalo passed away Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2001 at Buffalo Nursing Home.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. today at Oakwood Cemetery in the Oakwood community.

Mrs. Hulsey was born Nov. 14, 1918 in Quanah.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Teresa and Tim Brewer of Oakwood; grandchildren, Timothy Brewer Jr. and James Brewer Jr., both of Oakwood; and brother, James Williams of Tyler.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home of Fairfield.


Zerline (Tally) Humphreys

Zerline Humphreys, 94, of Corsicana passed away Monday, July 30, 2001 at Health Care & Rehab of Corsicana.

Graveside services were held at 9 a.m. today at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery with Brother Bill Honea officiating.

Mrs. Humphreys was born June 6, 1907 in Merkel to Abe and Maggie Tally. She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifton Humphreys; daughter, JoAnn Elliott; and grandson, Tony Wayne Elliott.

Mrs. Humphreys is survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Helen and Tommy Caton of Corsicana; grandson, Freddy Elliott of Corsicana; two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home


Edgar Lee Humphries

Edgar Lee Humphries, 64, of Dawson passed away Friday, Aug. 10, 2001 in Dawson.

Services will be 2 p.m. today at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby Cave officiating. Interment will follow at Dawson Cemetery.

Mr. Humphries was born Jan. 28, 1937 in Corsicana.

Mr. Humphries is survived by his wife, Carolyn Fondren Humphries of Dawson; son and daughter-in-law, Charles Edgar and Susanna Humphries of Dawson; daughters and sons-in-law, Tara and Randy Springero of Corsicana, Erin and Ricky Dyer of Purdon, Kris Thomas of Dawson and Lisa McKinney of Dawson; brother, Gary Humphries of Dawson; sisters, Katrina Holliman and Sharon Istre, both of Angus; and 17 grandchildren.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home, Corsicana.


Billy Roy Huse

Billy Roy Huse, 26, of Corsicana passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2001 in Huntsville.

Services will be 10 a.m. Monday at Corley Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Tony Neal officiating. Interment will follow at Providence Cemetery.

Mr. Huse was born May 1, 1975 in Dallas.

He is survived by his parents, Steven and Mona Lisa (Huse) Nevius of Corsicana; sisters, Amanda Nevius and Cathryn Nevius, both of Corsicana; grandparents, Ethel Huse of Dallas and Doris and Nevius of Corsicana; great-grandmother; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.


Blanche Hutton

Graveside services for Blanche Hutton, 105, of Visalia, Calif., formerly of Lubbock, will be at 1 p.m. Monday in City of Lubbock Cemetery with Delane Rapp officiating.

Arrangements are under the direction of Wilsons' Funeral Directors of Wolfforth.

She died Sunday, April 8, 2001.

She was born March 28, 1896, in Blooming Grove and was raised in Quail, where she married D.C. "Calvin" Hutton on Aug. 7, 1914. He died March 2, 1974. She lived in Lubbock until moving to Visalia in 1990. She was a homemaker and a member of Pioneer Park Church of Christ in Lubbock.

A son, Deane, died in 1991.

Survivors include two sisters, Zon Hankins and Margaret White, both of Lubbock; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.


Henry Lee Ickles

Henry Lee Ickles, 71, of Waco passed away Friday, June 8, 2001 at his home.

Visitation will be 4 to 6 p.m. today at Wilkerson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home, 601 Bosque Blvd. in Waco.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the First Baptist Church in Waco with Dr. Scott Walker, pastor, officiating. A private will be at Waco Memorial Cemetery with Dr. John Wood officiating.

Honorary pallbearers will be Charles Jaynes, Greg May, George Shawerich, Sherwin Winniford, Clyde Coke and E. K. McClain.

Mr. Ickles was born Jan. 14, 1930 in Corsicana, the son of the late William Lee and Johnnie Mae Evans Ickles. in 1947 he married Betty Jean Bibb in Corsicana. He attended Corsicana High School. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force. He later received his associate of arts degree from Navarro Junior College and B.S. in sociology from Texas A&M University. He served as branch claims manager for Trinity Universal Insurance Company until his retirement in 1991. He served as president of the Waco Claims Managers Association. He later became a sales representative for Greg May Honda in Waco until his death. He served as a deacon and member at First Baptist Church of Waco. He was a Mason, a member of the Palo Duro Lodge AF&AM.

Mr. Ickles is survived by his wife of 53 years, Betty J. Ickles of Waco; two sons and daughters-in-law, Don and Suzi Ickles of San Angelo and Ronnie and Carole Ickles of Lake Dallas; two sisters, Earlene Patterson of Fairfield and Evelyn Ruth Fuller of Corsicana; two grandchildren, LuAnn Bradford of Dallas and Joe Dressler of Carrollton; and seven great-grandchildren.

If desired, memorials may be made to Scott and White Hospice or the Library of First Baptish Church, Waco.

Arrangments by Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey, Waco.


Werner Ilon

Werner Ilon, 65, of Corsicana passed away Friday, Oct. 13, 2000 in Corsicana.
Services will be held today at 2 p.m. at Corley Funeral Home with Brother Bill Honea officiating.

Mr. Ilon was born Aug. 11, 1935 in Truk, Micronesia.

Mr. Ilon is survived by his wife, Akiko Ilon of Corsicana; sons, Kelen Esa, Dickson Ilon, Ertick Ilon and Herty Ilon, all of Corsicana, Arno Ilon, Arthur Ilon and Glen Ilon, all of Chuuk, Micronesia, and Jones Ilon of Hawaii; and daughters, Arsely Ilon and Majesty Ilon, both of Chuuk, Micronesia, Marky Ilon of Pohnpei, Micronesia, and Mackey Aita Ilon of Corsicana.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.


Orville Neyland Inabnit Jr.
Nov 30, 1914 - Jun 12, 2001

Orville Neyland Inabnit Jr., 87, of Corsicana passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2001 in Corsicana.

Graveside services were 10 a.m. today at Oakwood Cemetery with the Rev. Nanette Wyatt officiating.

Mr. Inabnit was born Nov. 30, 1914 in Corsicana to Orville Neyland Inabnit Sr. and Maude Inabnit. He was a real estate salesman and a member of Central United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his daughter-in-law, Mary Inabnit of Gulf Breeze, Fla.; grandchildren, Kelly, Claire, Ryan and Jennifer; sister and brother-in-law, Cecile I. and Robert "Buddy" Drake of Dallas; and cousin, Carolyn Humphries of Corsicana.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home


Faye Garvin (Fields) Ingram
July 23, 1916 - July 20, 2000

Ft. Worth Star Telegram
GRAND PRAIRIE -- Faye Garvin Fields Ingram, 83, a bookkeeper for Sears for 31 years, died Monday, July 10, 2000, at home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church, Grand Prairie. Burial: Laurel Land, Dallas. Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Wednesday.

Faye Garvin Fields Ingram was born July 23, 1916, in Blooming Grove.

Note: Submitter not related to this family

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Faye Garvin Fields Ingram, 83, died Monday, July 10, 2000 at her residence in Grand Prairie after a short battle with cancer.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. today at Bean-Massey-Burge Funeral Home 733 Dalworth St., Grand Prairie.

Service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church of Grand Prairie. Interment will follow at Laurel Land Memorial Park in Dallas.

Mrs. Ingram was born July 23, 1916 in Blooming Grove. She was a faithful, devoted member of First Baptist Church of Grand Prairie and had retired from Sears after 31 years of service. She leaves behind a circle of friends who will miss her dearly.

She was preceded in death by an infant twin brother, Ray Garvin; son, Kerry Fields; husband, John Fields; sisters, Mildred North, Lucille Green and Mearl Southard; and parents Lewlie and Nora Pearl Garvin. She married Pete Ingram in 1960 who preceded her in death in 1996.
Mrs. Ingram is survived by her brothers, Johnny Garvin of Mena, Ark. and Earl garvin of Lancaster; sisters, Sue Brumbelow of Terrell and Billie Jean Christie of Kerens; and numerous beloved nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Bean-Massey-Burge Funeral Home of Grand Prairie.

Corsicana Daily Sun- Wednesday, July 12, 2000
Submitted by Karen Rost
From the collection of the Blooming Grove Historical Society

Notes:

  • w/o Pete Ingram; d/o Charles Leslie Garvin & Nora Pearl (Frederick) Garvin

  • Submitted by Karen Rost


Doris Jean Ingram

Jean Ingram, 77, of Corsicana passed away Sunday, Oct. 22, 2000 in Corsicana.
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Oct. 28 at Dresden Cemetery with the Rev. B. F. Risinger Jr. officiating.

Ingram was born Sept. 29, 1923, in Rusk. She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard L. Ingram.

She is survived by son, Jerry Ingram of Corsicana; daughter and husband, Bobbie and Stephen Snider of Fresno, Calif. and granddaughter Heather Denise Kalpakoff of Fresno, Calif.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

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Billy B. "Bob" Inman

B. B. "Bob" Inman, 83, a resident of Wichita Falls since 1996, died Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2000 in the local hospice center.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, 2000, at Owens & Brumley Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tommy Free and the Rev. Jim Montgomery of Westside Baptist Church officiating. Burial will be in Clovis, Calif., Cemetery.

Mr. Inman was born on Sept. 13, 1916, in Corsicana, Texas. He attended Westside Baptist Church. He served with the U.S. Air Force during World War II with a lot of his tour in Iwo Jima. He was a retired machinist.

Survivors include his wife, Helen Inman of Wichita Falls; a son, Robert Inman of Fresno, Calif.; a daughter, Bonnie Dee Bennett of Burlington, Iowa; three stepdaughters, Sue McCoy of Tulsa, Okla., Gerry Harris of Neosho, Mo., and Carol Dartez of Carthage, Texas; four sisters, Anna Mae Young of Fayetteville, Ark., Nina Maude Hardin of Plainview, Texas, Sammie Lene Bellis of Fort Worth and Nelle Frances Prakel of Fresno, Calif.; several grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family will be at the funeral home from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Friday evening.
The family requests memorials be made to Hospice of Wichita Falls or the American Heart Association.


Cottelus Irvin

Cottelus Irvin, 93, of Corsicana passed away Sunday, Jan. 21, 2001 at Mel-Haven Convalescent Center.

Services are pending.

Mr. Irvin was born April 28, 1909 in Wortham.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Myrtle Irvin; and children, Donald Irvin and James Irvin.

Mr. Irvin is survived by his children, Eula Criddle, Curtis Irvin, Maxine Byrd and Martha McCoy, all of Houston, Quincy Irvin of Corsicana; 15 grandchildren, and a host of great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Ross and Johnson Mortuary.


Henry Lowell 'Puss' Irwin

EASTLAND -- Henry Lowell "Puss" Irwin, 82, died Wednesday in an Abilene hospital.
The body will be cremated. A memorial service will be held in Borger at a later date. Arrangements are being made by Edwards Funeral Home.

Mr. Irwin was born in Corsicana and was a member of the first graduating class at Phillips High School. He served with the U.S. Navy's Seabees in the Pacific Theatre during World War II. He then returned to Phillips and worked for Phillips Petroleum Refinery for 43 years until retiring as a shift foreman. He formerly lived in Borger. He moved to Eastland in 1986 and was the widower of Betty Louise Dunston Irwin, whom he married in 1941 in Pampa. He married Fern Dunston in 1992 and was a member of Phillips First Baptist Church, which later consolidated with Fairlane Baptist Church in Buena Vista.

Survivors include his wife, of Eastland; one daughter, Candy Bulla of Eastland; one stepdaughter, Tanya Howard of Austin; one stepson, Zane Dunston of Manvel; two brothers, K.S. Irwin of Amarillo and L. L. Irwin of Harlingen; one sister, Thella Jones of Caplin, Colo.; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

The body will be at the funeral home all day today.


Vivian Owen (Brown) Isaak

Vivian Owen Brown Isaak, 86, of Glenn Heights passed away Sunday, June 17, 2001 in Lancaster.

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

Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Corley Funeral Chapel with the Rev. David Jenkins officiating. Interment will follow at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Brandon Brown, Clint Brown, Cortney Brown, Jason Brown, Mark Brown and Paul Brown.

Mrs. Isaak was born Aug. 15, 1914 in Barry. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister. She will be remembered for her love and dedication to her family and will be missed by all who loved her.

She was preceded in death by her first husband whom she was married to for 32 years, Floyce Pierce Brown; brothers, Eloy Owen, Herman Owen, James Owen, pat Owen, T. J. Owen; sister, Minnie Ola Smith; and parents, Mr. and Mrs. John T. Owen.

Mrs. Isaak is survived by her husband of 23 years, Howard Isaak of Glenn Heights; sons and daughters-in-law, Benny and Georgia Brown of Duncanville, Bill and Ima Brown of Midlothian, Gary and Margaret Brown of Carrollton, Charles Brown of Duncanville and Larry Brown of Grapevine; brother, Glenroy Owen of Commerce; sister, Opal Ragan of Barry; 16 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.


William Douglas Ivie

William Douglas "Billy D." Ivie, 73, of Kemp passed away Thursday, June 7, 2001 at his residence.

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

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Griffin-Roughton Chapel with the Rev. Don Bell and the Rev. Paul Kapart officiating. Interment will follow at Younger Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Mike Meish, Mike Ferguson, Edward Shafer, Tommy Walthall, Billy Walthall and Doug Baumgardner.

Mr. Ivie was born May 16, 1928 to Warren Garland and Ida Bell Ivie. He served in World War II.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Alpha Currington Ivie of Kemp; daughter, Shirley Ivie Franklin of Mesquite; son and daughter-in-law, William Michael and Wanda Ivie of Dallas; stepmother, Ester Ivie of Dallas; grandchildren, Stephen and Christy Tate of Rowlett, Allan and Teresa Tate of Grand Prairie, Amy Hardman and Danny Ray of Forney, William Chadwick Ivie of Dallas, Jared Noah Ivie of Dallas, and Tasha Lynn Franklin of Mesquite; great-grandchildren, Tanner Tate, Taylor Tate, Teren Tate, Savannah Ivie, Nathan Ivie, Gavan Ivie, Laney June Hardman, and Corbin James Tate; brothers, Larry Wayne Ivie of North Richland Hills, Morris Glen Ivie of Sulphur Springs and Christopher Ivie of Dallas; sisters, Annie Gwen Freeman of Irving, Marie Ivie Clark of Dallas and Antonette Ivie Boston of Dallas; several cousins, nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

Notes:

  • Son of Warren Garland Ivie & Ida Bell (Williams) Ivie


Dorothy Mae Ivy

Dorothy Mae Ivy, 80, of Corsicana passed away Sunday, June 3, 2001 at Methodist Hospital in Houston.

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

Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Griffin-Roughton Chapel with Bill Thompson and Mickey Loftis officiating. Interment will follow at 3 p.m. at Rosewood Cemetery in Humble.

Mrs. Ivy was born Sept. 27, 1920 in Humble. She was a charter member of Trinity Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence Clark and Ruby Clark Moore; brother, Doyle "Moose" Clark; and sister, Ann Reddehase.

Mrs. Ivy is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Hollis "Buddy" and Amelia Ivy of Porter; daughter and son-in-law, Dorothy and James Carrigan of Corsicana; brother, Marvin Clark of Baytown; grandchildren, Bill Ivy, Cerena Schane of Rosenburg, Diana Ivy of College Station and Kyle Carrigan of Corsicana; and great-grandchildren, Christina and Michael Schane of Rosenburg.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home


Agnes Jackson

Agnes Jackson, 94, of Malakoff passed away Monday, June 4, 2001 at Navarro Regional Hospital.

Services will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church of Malakoff with the Rev. Robert C. Hodge officiating. Interment will follow at Steen Cemetery in Malakoff.

Pallbearers will be William Killingsworth Jr., Randy Jackson, Terry Copeland, Lester Brown, Barry Killingsworth and Micheal Harris. Honorary pallbearers will be Vernon Wiley, Zereck Wiley, Niki Killingsworth, Jerry Wiley Jr., Kelvin Toliver, John Toliver and Elber Lee Mullins.

Mrs. Jackson was born Nov. 28, 1906 in Overton. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Malakoff where she was a long-term servant of the deaconess board.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Louise and William Killingsworth of Malakoff; son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Willie M. Wiley of Houston; sister, Irene Rodgers of Dallas; 11 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren, nine step-grandchildren, 16 step-great-grandchildren; stepchildren, Ida Mae Taylor and Nagosta Jackson; and devoted friends, Eree Malone and Peggy Crossly.

Arrangements by Ross and Johnson Mortuary.


Berneice Jackson

Berneice Jackson, 84, of Corsicana passed away Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2000 in Tyler.

Services will be 11 a.m. today at Corley Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Charlie Robinson officiating. Interment will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park.

Pallbearers will be Ira J. Covington, Jack Covington, Wally Covington, Anthony Jackson, Rhitt Jackson and Russell Jackson.

Mrs. Jackson was born June 25, 1916 in Sulphur, Okla. She was a member of the Eastern Star and the Rebekah's.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dudley Bayne Jackson.

Mrs. Jackson is survived by her son, Jerry Jackson of Dallas; son and daughter-in-law, B.A. and Linda Jackson of Duncanville; brothers, George Bulen of Corsicana, Jack Bulen of Lewisville and Johnny Bulen of Lake Dallas; grandsons, Chris Carter of Dallas, Anthony Jackson of Corsicana, Rhitt Jackson of Terrell and Russell Jackson of Lake Dallas; granddaughters, Melinda Jackson of Dallas, Kelly Moffitt of Corinth and Kelly Wilson of Allen; 10 great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Donald Jackson of Ardmore, Okla.; sister-in-law, Mary Keegan of Arlington; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

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Dallas Morning News
Jackson, Berneice (1916-2000)

Dallas Morning News - Friday, Nov 3, 2000
JACKSON
BERNICE, 84 of Corsicana passed away November 1, 2000 in Tyler, Texas. She was born on June 25, 1916 in Sulphur, Oklahoma. Services will be held on Saturday, November 4, 2000 at 11:00 a.m. at the Corley Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Charlie Robinson officiating. She is survived 2 sons and a daughter-in-law B.A. & Linda Jackson of Duncanville, TX & Jerry Jackson of Dallas, TX., 7 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, 3 brothers, and was preceded in death by her husband Dudley Bayne Jackson.
CORLEY FUNERAL HOME, Corsicana, TX


Christine Enrico (Williams) Jackson

Christine Enrico Williams Jackson, 93, of Malakoff passed away Thursday, Nov. 2, 2000 at her residence.

Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at New Hope Corinth C.M.E. Church with the Rev. Joe Radford, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow at Steen Cemetery in Malakoff.

Pallbearers will be Artrel Williams, Larry Williams, Foster Williams Jr., Steve Williams, Tory Williams and Quiremon Fowler.

She was born June 20, 1907 in Navarro County. She taught in the public schools of Malakoff, Fairfield and Lovelady. She was a member of the Courts of Calanthe.

She was preceded in death by her father and mother; brothers, Foster L. Williams, J.E. Williams, Clyde Williams and Ray Williams; and sisters, Annie C. Wilson, Farrie Warren and Barbara Cubitt.

Survivors include her brothers, Oscar Williams and wife Lucille of Malakoff, and the Rev. Ruel Williams and wife Eddie Williams of Houston; five nephews; six nieces; sister-in-law, Dollie Williams of Dallas; and brother-in-law, Ernest Wilson of Malakoff.

Arrangements by M. R. Smith Parlor for Funerals.


J. C. Jackson

J. C. Jackson, 54, of Corsicana passed away Monday, Nov. 13, 2000 at Navarro Regional Hospital.

A wake service will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday at Ross and Johnson Chapel. Visitation will be 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Ross and Johnson Chapel with the Rev. Jerry L. Bailey officiating. Interment will follow at Woodland Memorial Park.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Mr. Jackson was born Sept. 29, 1946 in Corsicana.

He is survived by mother, Mary Jackson Ingram of Corsicana; three children; sisters, Katie Lee Hall of Dallas and Fannie M. Rudd of Los Angeles, Calif.; brothers, Samuel Holt of Houston, Simon Holt of Jackson City, KS, Curly Holt of Corsicana, Ossie Jackson and Felix Bloodsow, both of Saginaw, Mich., Robert Jackson and Joe Jackson, both of Long Beach, Calif.; aunt, Mary Ann Erskine of Gilmer; nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Arrangements by Ross and Johnson Mortuary.


Raymond Lee (Buddy Boy) Jackson

Raymond Lee (Buddy Boy) Jackson, 66, of Kerens passed away Saturday, Dec. 23, 2000 at West Place Nursing Center in Athens.

Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at New Bethel Baptist Church with Rev. Earnest Betts. Interment will follow at Goodlow Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Billy Anderson, Jerry Sayles, Sr., Jerry Brown, Jackie Collier, Alvis Kiser, Kirk Garnerway and Deshaun Garnerway. Honorary pallbearers will be sons and sons-in-law.

Mr. Jackson was born Dec. 24, 1933 in Kerens.
He was preceded in death by wives Odessa Lillie Greene and Edna Faye Allen; grandsons, Paul Lamar Tillman and Derek Lynn Jones; and Albert Bivins.

Mr. Jackson is survived by his children, Janet Anita Tillman and husband Johnnie of Georgia, Herbert Lee Jackson, Ronnie Lee Jackson and wife Stephanie, Renee JoAnn Arkansas, Ellen Denise Thurmond and husband J. B., all of San Diego, Calif.; Paul Bivins, Sr. and wife Billie of Trinidad; Frances Bivins, Sharon Fulton, Glenda Williams and husband Paul, Sr., all of Goodlow; Robert Bivins, Sr. of Dallas; 23 grandchildren; sisters-in-law Estelle Miles and Lillie Daouglas of Kerens; step-father Hayward Vanibuls, Sr. and step-brother Hayward Vanibuls, Jr., both of Los Angeles; and several aunts, uncles,nieces, nephews and cousins.

Arrangements by Ross and Johnson Mortuary

 


Oresta DeWayne Jackson

Oresta DeWayne Jackson, 30, of Dallas passed away Friday, Nov. 3, 2000 at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas.

Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Calvary Baptist Church with the Rev. C. M. Young officiating. Interment will follow at Steen Cemetery in Malakoff.

Pallbearers will be Stanley Mitchell, Stanford Idlebird, Rodney Bradley, Darren Jackson, Sylvester Bradley Jr. and Curtis Jackson.

Mr. Jackson was born Jan. 23, 1970 in Corsicana and was a member of Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church of Dallas.

He was preceded in death by his great-grandmother, Zenobia Smith.

Mr. Jackson is survived by wife, Tonyia Jackson; children, Tristan, Twylesh, Oresta Jr. and Octavia, all of Dallas; mother, Rena Mae Jackson; several aunts and uncles, cousins and many friends.

Arrangements by Ross and Johnson Mortuary.


Emil Jansky, Jr.

Emil Jansky, Jr., 68, of Corsicana passed away Aug. 17, 2001.

Creation arrangements have been made with Rix Funeral Directors of Lubbock.

Mr. Jansky was born March 6, 1933 in West. He married Donna Easter Dec. 3, 1977. He was a construction worker and was recently baptized.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Donna.

Mr. Jansky is survived by his son, Billy Stanley of Fort Campbell, Ky.; daughters Jackie Pack of North Wilkesboro, N.C. and Donna Pollardy of Corpus Christi.

Arrangements by Rix Funeral Directors.


Pearl Jarratt

FORT WORTH -- Pearl Jarratt, 96, a homemaker, died Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2001, in Fort Worth.
Graveside service: 10 a.m. Friday in Eastlawn Memorial Park.

Mrs. Jarratt was born Nov. 3, 1904, in Navarro County. She was formerly from Brownwood. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Jarratt, in 1993.

Survivors: Son and daughter-in-law, Weldon and Nancy Jarratt of Fort Worth; daughter and son-in-law, Jean and N. L. Franklin of Burleson; grandson, David Jarratt of College Station; granddaughters and husbands, Brenda and Michael Coulter of Joshua and Vivian Franklin and husband, David Bice, of Fort Worth; and great-grandson, Brennan Lee Coulter of Joshua.

Davis-Morris Funeral Home, Brownwood, TX


Roland A. Jayroe
Oct 18, 1913 - Apr 7, 1962

Roland Jayroe Services Held

Roland Jayroe, age 48, Purdon farmer-stockman-died in Memorial Hospital Saturday Night.

Surviving are his wife, of Purdon four daughters, Mrs. Elizabeth Congleton,Palestine; Mrs. Betty Currington,Corsicana; LaVerne and May Jayroe both of Purdon; three grandchildren, three brothers, Henry Jayroe-Purdon, Harey Jayroe-Corsicana-and Doyle Jayroe-Houston; six sisters, Mrs. Agnes Foster, Wilmer; Mrs Nannie Sealy and Mrs. Eulla Berryhill, both of Hearne; Mrs.Laura Pickering, Conroe; Mrs. Lois McClintock, Houston; Mrs.Mattie Williams, Richland; and other relatives.

Funeral services were held Monday at 3:30pm from the Griffin Chapel with burial in the Dresden Cemetery.

He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Purdon.

The rites were conducted by Rev. Jerrell Griffin, former pastor of the Purdon Church, assisted by Rev. Clifton Nauert, present pastor.

Pallbearers were Clarence Putman,Tucker Covington, Hollis McCrory,Dewey Scruggs, Buster Compton and Eddie Ward.

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Joan (Mackey) Jefferson

Joan Mackey Jefferson, 51, of Lancaster passed away Tuesday, May 8, 2001 at Medical Center at Lancaster.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Renfro Memorial Church of God in Christ, 700 E. Park Ave., with the Rev. Howard Lee officiating. Interment will follow at Woodland Cemetery.

Friends of the family will serve as pallbearers.

She was born Feb. 12, 1950 in Navarro County.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lee Jefferson; mother, Ruby E. Mackey; and brother, Lenard Mackey.

Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Regina and Marland Battle of Lancaster, Donna and Richie Wimbish of Glenn Heights and Theresa Jefferson and Fred White of Corsicana; grandchildren, Nausha Wimbish, Brandon Wimbish, Jasmie Wimbish, Caleb Wimbish, Destin Wimbish, M'sha Jefferson, Bryson Weaver and Kalyn White; father, Joe Mackey of Corsicana; sisters and brothers-in-law, Lois and Jessie Rimes of Corsicana, Carolyn and Jimmy Jones of Lancaster and Diane and Lee Keeton Jr. of Irving; brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert and Linda Mackey of Canton, Danny and Barbara Mackey and Rickey and Ann Mackey, all of Hobbs, N.M., and Jessie and LaKesha Mackey of Dallas; devoted friend, Annie Carroll of Corsicana; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Ross and Johnson Mortuary


Willie Paige (Kendricks) Jennings

Willie Paige Kendricks Jennings, 88, of Corsicana passed away Sunday, Sept. 17, 2000 at Methodist Hospital in Dallas.

Wake services will be 6:30 to 8 p.m. today at Ross and Johnson Mortuary Chapel.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Second Mission Baptist Church with the Rev. Nathaniel Carter officiating. Interment will follow at Friendship Cemetery in Eureka.
Pallbearers will be Stanley Jennings, Stacy Jennings, Clay J. Jennings, Charles Calloway, Daniel Jennings and John Earl Jennings.

Mrs. Jennings was born July 3, 1912 in Troup.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Ruth Kendricks; and husband, Will Jennings.

Mrs. Jennings is survived by her sons, John Willie Jennings and wife Mildred of Corsicana, Howard R. Jennings of Dallas and Henry C. Jennings and wife Sandra of Waco; daughter, Ola M. Calloway of Dallas; grandchildren, Stanley E. Jennings and Debra Jennings, both of Corsicana, Trina LaRue Jennings and Stacy L. Jennings, both of Dallas, and Clay J. Jennings of Magnolia, Ark.; step-grandchildren, Charles Williams of Dallas, Laverene Calloway of Los Angeles, Calif. and Wildon Calloway of Fort Worth; 10 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; a lovely caregiver, Mae B. Hackworth; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Arrangements by Ross and Johnson Mortuary.


Mildred JoAnn (Mangrum) Jennings

Mildred JoAnn Mangrum Jennings, 67, of Corsicana passed away Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2001 at Navarro Regional Hospital.

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

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at First Independent Baptist Church, 703 E. Fifth Ave., with the Rev. Gregory Griggs officiating and the Rev. A. C. Faulk as eulogist. Interment will follow at Friendship Cemetery in Eureka.

Pallbearers will be Wellington Cotton, Verdell McDaniel, Bobby Sims, Emerson Ward, Rayford Stewart and Joe Means. Honorary pallbearers will be Aubrey Woods, Joe Walker, Labron Walker, Abe Baston, W. C. Hawthorne and James Bruton.

Mrs. Jennings was born Nov. 22, 1933 in Kerens to Willard Mangrum and Katie Mae Mangrum. She accepted Christ at an early age. She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church in Eureka where she served as Sunday school secretary, church secretary, program chairman and choir member. She united with Mt. B. Zion Baptist Church in Kerens.

She was a graduate of Park High School of Kerens, received her administrator's license, associate of applied science degree, food service supervisor certificate, medication aid license and Texas Board of Licenser for nursing home administrators. She received Administrator of the Year Award in 1988, was a fellow of American College of Health Card Administrators in 1981, and received an invitation by People to People to go to the Republic of China to serve as citizen's ambassador.

Mrs. Jennings was a member of the American Cancer Society, Texas Health Care Association, American Red Cross board member, Corsicana Housing Authority board member, and Eureka Cemetery Association.

Her work experience consisted of a variety of talents. She retired after 29 years of devoted and dedicated service to the staff and residents of Mel Haven Convalescent Home. She did many outstanding things in the community and would help others daily. She dearly loved working with the elderly.

She was preceded in death by her father, Willard Mangrum.

Mrs. Jennings is survived by her husband, John W. Jennings of Corsicana; sons, Stanley Jennings and wife Hazel of Corsicana and Stacy Jennings of Dallas; grandchildren, Damien Rice, Sharetta Jennings, Jasmine Jennings, Ajauron Jennings and Aumoni Jennings; great-grandchild, Nathaniel White Jr.; mother, Katie Mangrum of Kerens; brothers and sisters-in-law, Nantambu Kambon and wife Njeri, Fred and Jackie Mangrum of Corsicana, Clarence and Faye Mangrum of Chicago, Ill. and Michael and Vergie Lee Mangrum of Corsicana; aunts, Irnis Simmons of Los Angeles, Calif. and Etta Conner of Corsicana; sister-in-law, Ola Calloway of Dallas; brothers-in-law, Henry Jennings and wife Sandra of Waco and Howard Jennings of Dallas; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Arrangements by Ross and Johnson Mortuary.


Jeremy James Jensen
Apr 17, 1982 - May 8, 2001
Jeremy James Jensen, 19, of Frost passed away Tuesday, May 8, 2001 in Corsicana.

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

Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Corley Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Grady Cashion officiating. Interment will follow at Dresden Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Ben Jackson, Shane Sykes, Jarrod Moore, Josh Wells, Ryan Farish and Matt Wallen. Honorary pallbearers will be Charles Watts, Harry Dotson, John Southard and Jeremy Mallette.

Mr. Jensen was born April 17, 1982 in Dallas. He was employed by the City of Wortham with the water department.

He is survived by his father, James Bruce Jensen of Rowlett; mother, Cheryl Jensen of Frost; sisters and brother-in-law, Stephanie Jensen of Frost and Elizabeth and Jason Blake of Rice; grandmother, Pat Herren of Frost; nephew, Dylan Blake of Rice; niece, Kassidy Blake of Rice; and numerous aunts, uncles and friends.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.


Vivian Jernigan

LEVELLAND (Special) - Services for Vivian Jernigan, 89, of Lubbock will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in First Assembly of God Church with the Rev. Tim Turner, pastor, and the Rev. Tom Lakey, pastor of First Assembly of God Church in Lubbock, officiating.

Burial will be in Memorial Gardens in Levelland under direction of Geo. C. Price Funeral Directors.

She died Thursday, Sept. 24, 1998, in Heritage Oaks in Lubbock.

She was born Sept. 7, 1909, in DeLeon. She married Mark Jernigan on July 19, 1925, in Garza County. He died May 21, 1977. She moved to Lubbock from Levelland in 1998. She was a charter member of First Assembly of God Church in Levelland.

Survivors include a brother, J. W. Kennedy of Wolfforth; and three sisters, Helen Chafin of Greenville, Anna Runnels of Corsicana and Melba Ford of Lubbock.


Ella Ruth Jessie

Ella Ruth Jessie, 68, of Corsicana, passed away Oct. 19, 2001 at Navarro Regional Hospital.

Quiet hour will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Andrew United Methodist Church with Bro. George Proctor-Smith, Pastor and the Rev. Vernon Jessie, Eulogist officiating. Burial will be at Resthaven Memorial Park.

Pallbearers will be Colquitt Yancy, Alex Davis, Tim Redic, Glenn Brewer, Arnes Purdy Jr. and Terry Thomas.

She was born Aug. 3, 1933 in Richland. She was employed by the Medical Arts Clinic and Regal International.

She was preceded in death by her father, Matilda Jessie.

She is survived by children, Jerry Wayne Arnold of Plano, Ricky and Diane Jessie of Fort Worth, Arnes and Doreas Purdy, Mark and Shirrell Jessie, Scott Jessie and Sonja Jessie, all of Corsicana; grandchildren, Arnes Purdy Jr., Maegan Purdy, Catherine Bartee, Chris Bartee, Marchell Jessie, Jalesa Jessie and Matthew Arnold; brother, Freddie Mitchell of Kansas City, Mo.; sister Regina Farrer of St. Louis, Mo.; nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Arrangements by Scott Funeral Home.


Lina (Frost) Jester  
Jun 29, 1875 - May 4, 1965

Dallas Morning News Wed, May 5, 1965
Jester, Lina Frost
Mrs. Lina Frost, 3524 Stanford. Survived by daughter, Mrs. Kathrin Jester Brashear; son-in-law, Robert C. Brashear; granddaughter, Jeanne Lina Brashear, all of Dallas: sisters, Mrs. Max Almond, Mrs. Guy Gibson, Mrs A. N. Justiss all of Corsicana; Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sparkman's Ross Avenue Chapel. Rev. Kenneth Dickson officiating. Committal and interment services 4 p.m. Oakwood Cemetery. Corsicana
SPARKMANS ROSS AVENUE 2115 Ross Ave. R18-2187

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Susie Marie (Wheeler) Jeter
Oct. 28, 1911 - Dec 23, 2000

Susie Marie Jeter, 89, of Corsicana passed away Saturday, Dec. 23, 2000 in Corsicana.  Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Corley Funeral Chapel with Rev. George Merriman, Rev. Bill Thompson and Rev. James Williams officiating. Interment will follow at Post Oak Cemetery.

Honorary pallbearers will be Franklin Boyte and Josh Qualls. Pallbearers will be Mike Donaho, Sam Gordon, Harris (Artie) Griggs, J. W. Jenkins, Daniel Keele and Thomas Miller.

Mrs. Jeter was born Oct. 28, 1911.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Jeter; half-brother, Fred Wheeler; sisters Mattie Duncan, Minnie Jenkins and Mag Ramsey; brothers Oscar Wheeler and Willie Wheeler; and her mother.

Mrs. Jeter is survived by nephews Henry Jenkins and Herman Jenkins of Corsicana, Martin Jenkins of Eureka and J.B. Jenkins of Mexia; nieces Betty Boyte and Polly Smith of Eureka, Patsy Griggs of Purdon, Alice Lumpkin of Corsicana, Nelda Miller of New Mexico and Shirley Wilson of Chickasaw, Okla.; and numerous other nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.


Lonnie James "Jamie' Jenkins Jr.
Jun 6, 1960 - Jun 3, 2001

Lonnie James "Jamie' Jenkins Jr., 40, of Powell, passed away Sunday, June 3, 2001, at his home.

Graveside services were 10 a.m. Wednesday at Huges Cemetery with Irwin Anthony officiating.

Mr. Jenkins was born June 6, 1960, in Ennis to Lonnie James Jenkins Sr. and JoAnn Wilkerson.

He attended high school in Irving and was an employee of Leggett and Platt. He was a race car builder and driver and was an avid fan and participant of stock car racing. A loving sone, he loved family and friends.

He is survived by his mother, JoAnn Wilkerson of Powell, grandmother, Odie Mae Wilson of Ennis; aunts and uncles, Odell and Jeanie Wilson of Ennis, Larry and Gwendolyn Lamp of Seven Points and Rickey and Becky Wilson of Waxahachie and 13 cousins.

Arrangements by Waxahachie Funeral Home


Billy Gene Johnson
July 23, 1952 - Jun 24, 2001

Billy Gene Johnson, 48, of Corsicana passed away Sunday, June 24, 2001 in Tyler.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Richland Cemetery.

Mr. Johnson was born July 23, 1952 in Corsicana.

He is survived by his sisters and brother-in-law, Joanne and John Swenson of Corsicana and Patsy Back of Wichita Falls; and brothers and sisters-in-law, Bobby and Mary Back of Weatherford, Larry and Beverly Back of Corsicana, Charles and Many Ann Back of New Orleans and Wayne Back of Huntsville.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home


LeRoy Johnson Sr.
Mar 29, 1916 - Sep 23, 2000

LeRoy Johnson Sr., 84, of Corsicana passed away Saturday, Sept. 23, 2000 at Osteopathic Medical Center of Texas.

Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Vernon Jessie officiating. Interment will follow at Woodland Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jeffery Thomas, Michael Thomas, Gregory Austin, Samuel Oston Jr., Melvin Cole, Taurus Kitchen, Gayland Thomas and Adantˇ Austin. Honorary pallbearers will be deacons of Mt. Olive Baptist Church.

Mr. Johnson was born March 29, 1916 in Ennis. He was an active member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church. He was a veteran of World War II and retiree of Corsicana Poultry Company.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jessie Boone, Nathan Brown and Johnnie Mae Austin; children, Gloria and Gene; sisters, Johnnie Mae and Adie B.; and brothers, Edwards, Edgar and S.A.

Mr. Johnson is survived by his wife, Beaulah Johnson; daughters, Theresa Brown and Roy Nell Jones and husband Alvin; sons, Bobby Tillie and LeRoy Johnson Jr. and wife Celister, all of Corsicana; sisters, Cora Lee Thomas and Thelma Hagen, both of Corsicana, and Gracie Jones and husband J.C. of Oakland, Calif.; brothers, Jack Calhoun, Johnnie Calhoun and wife Christine and Nathanial Calhoun; sister-in-law, Maeola Oston of Corsicana; 11 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Arrangements by Scott Funeral Home.

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Joe Edward Johnson
May 30, 1945 - May 26, 2001

Joe Edward Johnson, 55, of Corsicana passed away Saturday, May 26, 2001 at the Veterans Hospital in Temple.

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

Services will be noon Saturday at Northside Baptist Church with Verlon Frazier officiating and Henry McCloud as eulogist. Interment will follow at Woodland Memorial Park.

Pallbearers will be Harold Jackson, Don Owens, Frank Melvin, Kim Wyatt, Eldine Sample and Keith Oten. Honorary pallbearers will be Jeremy Gooden, Michael Carter, Timothy Gooden, Charles Nixon, Faddo Melvin Jr. and Charlie Nixon.

Mr. Johnson was born May 30, 1945 in Oakwood. He was a 1963 graduate of G.W. Carver High School of Dawson and attended Navarro College. He served in the U.S. Army from October 1965 to October 1968 was honorably discharged. He served as fire chief of Emhouse, mayor of Emhouse for three terms, chaplain of Veteran of Foreign Wars of District 30, post chaplain of the local VFW, assistant state chaplain and assistant national chaplain. He was presently serving as chairman of the deacon board of Bethany Baptist Church and city councilman of Retreat.

He was preceded in death by his father, Edgar Lee Johnson; mother, Luddie Johnson; and sister, Doris Jean Brackens.

Mr. Johnson is survived by his wife, Arnetta Johnson; sons, James Arthur Wilson of Ennis and Keith Johnson and wife Tiffany of Corsicana; daughters, Kim Jackson of Fort Worth, Beverly Cohen and husband Richard of Richmond Hills, Ga. and Tina Johnson of Ennis; mother-in-law, Cora Allen of Corsicana; father-in-law, Doyle Allen Jr. of Corsicana; sisters, Vivian Carter and husband Willie, Ella Lawrence, Alva Brown and husband Jesse, and Helen Lewis, all of Fort Worth, Velma Johnson and Geraldine Jones, both of Houston, Thelma Turner and husband Aubra of Dallas; brothers, Robert Price and wife Delores of Nash, Charles Gipson and wife Sherby and Alton Gipson and wife Carolyn, all of Fort Worth, and Gene Johnson and wife Rose of Houston; brother-in-law, Oscar Brackens and wife Jean; grandchildren, Crystal Jackson, DeWillis Jackson, Richard Cohen II, Quinton Cohen, Joslyne Cohen, Caleb Johnson and Jayla Johnson; one aunt, one uncle and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Arrangements by M.R. Smith Parlor for Funerals.


Dorothy Johnson
Jan. 13, 1925 - Feb 26, 2001

Dorothy Johnson, 76, of Fort Worth passed away Monday, Feb. 26, 2001 in Fort Worth.

Private graveside services will be held Monday, March 5 in Ardmore, Okla.

Mrs. Johnson was born Jan. 13, 1925 in Carter County, Okla.

She is survived by her husband, Ivan Johnson of Fort Worth; and sons, Jim Johnson of Waco, the Rev. Wes Johnson of Kerens and Brad Johnson of Tulsa, Okla.

Arrangements by Paschal Funeral Home of Kerens


Donald Wayne "Don" Johnson
Dec. 16, 1942 - Jun 7, 2001

Donald Wayne "Don" Johnson, 58, of Malakoff passed away Thursday, June 7, 2001 in Malakoff.

Services will be 2 p.m. today at Parkview Baptist Church in Malakoff with Brother Ron Huckabee officiating. Interment will follow at Prairie Point Cemetery in Kerens.

Pallbearers will be Bubba Buchanan, Charles Andrews, Todd Monroe, Lonnie Yarbrough, Daymon Sims and Harlin King. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Henderson County Peace Officers Association.

Mr. Johnson was born Dec. 16, 1942 in Corsicana. He was a longtime resident of Henderson County and lived in Malakoff for 39 years. He married Frances Evelyn Drake Oct. 25, 1962 in Malakoff. He was in law enforcement and served as chief of police in Malakoff from 1992 to 1995. He was a member of the Henderson County Peace Officers Association and had served in the National Guard. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Kerens.

He was preceded in death by his father, Walter Felda Johnson.

Mr. Johnson is survived by his wife, Frances E. Johnson of Malakoff; mother, Lena Mae Johnson of Kerens; daughter and son-in-law, Lisa Sims and Daymon Sims of Malakoff; sister-in-law, Carolyn Drake of Well; and grandchildren, Zac and Baylie Sims of Malakoff.

Memorials may be made to the Henderson County Humane Society.

Arrangements by Tomlinson Funeral Home of Malakoff

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Donald Wayne "Don" Johnson

Services for Donald Wayne "Don" Johnson, 58, of Malakoff, were 2 p.m. Saturday, June 9 in Parkview Baptist Church, Malakoff, with Bro. Ron Huckabee officiating.

Interment followed in Prairie Point Cemetery, Kerens, under the direction of Tomlinson Funeral Home of Malakoff.

Mr. Johnson died June 7, 2001, in Malakoff.

He was born Dec. 16, 1942, in Corsicana to the late W.F. Walter Felda Johnson and Lena Mae Johnson of Kerens. Mr. Johnson was a lifelong resident of Henderson County, living 39 years in Malakoff. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Kerens and was employed in law enforcement as Chief of Police in Malakoff from 1992 to 1995. Mr. Johnson was a member of Henderson County Peace Officers Association and was a member of the National Guard. He was married to Frances Evelyn Drake on Aug. 25, 1962, in Malakoff.

Survivors include wife, Frances E. Johnson of Malakoff; mother, Lena Mae Johnson of Kerens; daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Daymon Sims of Malakoff; sister-in-law, Carolyn Drake of Wells; grandchildren, Zac and Baylie Sims of Malakoff.

Pallbearers were Bubba Buchanan, Charles Andrews, Todd Monroe, Lonnie Yarbrough, Daymon Sims, and Harlin King.

Honorary pallbearers were Henderson County Peace Officers Association.

Memorials may be made to Henderson County Humane Society


Addie Mae (Guilliams) Johnson
July 11, 1940 - Jun 9, 2001

Addie Mae Johnson, 60, of Corsicana passed away Saturday, June 9, 2001 in Corsicana.

Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Monday at Oakwood Cemetery with the Rev. Peter Kolb officiating.

Mrs. Johnson was born July 11, 1940 in Harrison County, Texas. She was a housewife.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Billy Jack Guilliams.

Mrs. Johnson is survived by her son, Michael Dean Eldridge of Tatum; daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Steve Proctor of Chalk Hill; brother and sister-in-law, Larry and Mary Guilliams of Longview; sisters and brothers-in-law, Linda and Richky Newman, Nancy and David Newman and Wanda and Lloyd Newman, all of Harlton, and Ptsy and H. B. Armstrong of Henderson; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and her ex-husband, M. C. Johnson of Corsicana.

Arrangments by Corley Funeral Home.

 


Robert Douglas Johnson
Mar 2, 1884 - Oct 11, 1963

OBITUARY - Reprinted in the Navarro Leaves and Branches, Nov 1995
JOHNSON - R. Douglas Johnson, 79, of 2011 South Blvd. died 9:10 a.m. Friday. Native of Corsicana. Retired executive vice-president and treasurer of Federal Land Bank. Member of St. Luke Methodist Church. Survivors: Wife, Mrs. R. Douglas Johnson; daughters, Mrs. T. E. Nelson, Mrs. R. N. Ross, Mrs. Jack S. Josey; all of Houston sisters, Miss Minnie Johnson, Corsicana, Mrs. Dave McGee Dallas; brothers Luther Johnson, Corsicana, Ernest N. Johnson, Dallas, eight grandchildren, five great-grandchildren. Funeral services 11:30 a.m. Saturday in chapel of Geo. H. Lewis & Sons, with Dr. J. Kenneth Shamblin officiating. Burial Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery. Geo. H. Lewis & Sons, 400 block McGowen, JA 4-3141.


Gloria Sharmette (Dixon) Johnson
May 10, 1963 - Nov 19, 2000

Gloria Sharmette Dixon Johnson, 37, of Dallas passed away Sunday, Nov. 19 at Lifecare in Dallas.

Visitation will be until 4 p.m. today at Ross and Johnson Mortuary and 6 to 8 p.m. today at Ebenezer Baptist Church.

Services will be noon Saturday at Ebenezer Baptist Church, 8015 Blossom Lane, Dallas, with Elder Curtis R. Johnson officiating.

Interment will follow at Laurel Land Memorial Park in Dallas.

Pallbearers will be Gary Johnson, Fisher Johnson III, Oscar Dixon, Harold Dixon, Merlon Dixon and Lee Wayne Dixon.

Mrs. Johnson was born May 10, 1963 in Lott.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Mable Dixon.

Mrs. Johnson is survived by her husband, Quinton L. Johnson of Dallas; children, Jarrod and Brianna; sister, Debra Armstrong and husband Jake; brothers, Oscar and Harold Dixon, Merlon Dixon and wife Sharon and Lee Wayne Dixon and wife Cynthia, all of Dallas; mother-in-law, Gladiola Johnson; father-in-law, Fisher Johnson Jr.; sister-in-law, Juanita Johnson James; brothers-in-law, Gary Johnson and Fisher Johnson III; and other relatives.

Arrangements by Ross and Johnson Mortuary.


Weldon "Rex" Johnson
May 5, 1924 - Jun 16, 2001

Weldon "Rex" Johnson, 77, of Hubbard passed away Saturday, June 16, 2001 at the Marlin VA hospital.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. today at Fairview Cemetery in Hubbard with Pastor Michael Green officiating.

Mr. Johnson was born May 5, 1924 in Mexia. He had been a resident of Hubbard for the past 20 years after living most of his life in Mexia. He had also lived in Harlingen for several years. He was a self-employed welder and also was a truck driver and an antique furniture refinisher. Mr. Johnson was an Army veteran having served as a private first class during World War II. He was with an armored tank division that fought at the Battle of the Bulge. He was a Baptist, but also attended the Church of God in Hubbard.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Jean Brackeen Johnson Jan. 2, 1999; brothers, Barney Johnson and H. L. Johnson; and sister, Ruby Lee Bounds.

Mr. Johnson is survived by his sons, Weldon Gene Johnson, Donald Ray Johnson, Roger Neal Johnson and Dennis Lynn Johnson, all of Harlingen; daughters, Brenda Joy English of Combs, Glenda Joyce Allen of Harlingen and Sharon Kay Bodenhamer of LaFeria; brothers, Roy Johnson and Eldon Blake Johnson, both of Mexia; sisters, Myrtle "Dolly" Foreman and Mary Spiller, both of Mexia; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Wade Funeral Home of Hubbard.
 


Carrie Bess (McConnico) Johnson 

OBITUARY - Reprinted in the Navarro County Leaves & Branches, Nov 1995
JOHNSON

Mrs. Carrie Bess Johnson, widow of the late R. Douglas Johnson, passes away 10:40 a.m. Monday, Sept 11, 1978. Native of Navarro County, Texas; Houston resident over 55 years. Survivors Daughters, Mrs. Theodore E. Nelson, Mrs. Robert N. Ross, Mrs. Jack S. Josey, all of Houston; sister Mrs. Lloyd G. Kerr, of Corsicana, Texas; grandchildren, (LTC) Chaplain Douglas J. Nelson, Air Defense Group in West Germany; Mrs. Elma B. Meroney, Lenoir M. Josey II, Mrs. John H. Young, Robert Anthomy (sic) Josey, Robert N. Ross Jr., John Anthony Ross, all of Houston; Mrs. John Carter, Llewellyn, of Ft. Worth; 17 great-grandchildren. Member of St. Luke's United Methodist Church; and the Woman's Bible Class. Former member of Blue Bird Circle and Southern Garden Club. Funeral services 3 p.m., Tuesday, Sage Road Capel of Geo. H. Lewis & Sons with Dr. Walter Underwood officiating. BUrial Forest Park Lawndale. Pallbearers; Lenoir M. Josey II, Robert N. Ross, Jr. John A. Ross, Robert A. Josey, John H. Young, John Carter Llewellyn, Elmo B. Meroney. GEO. H. LEWIS & SONS, 2530 Sage Road at Westheimer, 621-6500


Lesonia Evette Johnson

Lesonia Evette Johnson, 33, of Dallas, formerly of Houston, passed away Thursday, August 30, 2001 at Plano Medical Center in Plano.

Visitation will be 2:30 p.m. to 8 p.m Tuesday at Ross and Johnson Mortuary and 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Second Mission Baptist Church in Corsicana.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Second Mission Baptist Church with the Rev. Joe D. Hubbard officiating. Interment will follow at Cedar Grove Cemetery in Streetman.

She was born Oct. 16, 1967 in Fairfield. She was presently employed by James avery Craftsman, Inc. of Kerrville.

She was preceded in death by one son and her grandfather, George Thomas Sr.

Ms. Johnson is survived by a son, Jonathan Johnson; daughter, Brittney Johnson, both of Dallas; mother, Brenda Grace of Houston; maternal grandmother, Frances Thomas; maternal great-grandparents, Frances and Clint Robinson, all of Streetman; Theodore and Geneva Taylor of Dallas; several aunts and uncles including: Marva Nwachukwu of Allas, Diane Portis of Dallas, Levetta Adams of San Antonio, Alfred Bodon of California, R.D. Spence of Dallas, and George and Constance Thomas of Houston; and other relatives and friends, including special friend, Michael Valentine.

Arrangements by Ross and Johnson Funeral Home.


Oveta Zerlene (Livingston) Johnson

Oveta Zerlene Livingston Johnson passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2001.

Visitation will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Jones Chapel United Methodist Church, 360 Church Street, Fairfield.

Services will be noon Saturday at Jones Chapel United Methodist Church with the Rev. Clara Gilbert officiating. Eulogist will be the Rev. Darrell Houston.

She is survived by her sons, Will Larcie Johnson and wife Betty of San Antonio; Frederick Johnson of Tacoma, Wash., Horace Johnson and wife Virginia of Cedar Hill and James Johnson of Dallas; daughters, Shirley Lewis and husband Ross of Ennis, Callie Bowens of Fairfield, Olivia Price and husband Walter of Houston, Gloria English and husband Lloyd of Missouri City, Sylvia Paulette Gatson of Fairfield, Finnis Faine and husband Lee of Lake Mary, Fla. and Lillian "Pat" James of Dallas; son-in-law, Norman Belcher of Missouri City; sister, Lillian Lott of Fairfield; brothers, Robert Livingston of Cleburne and Dogan Livingston and wife Ida Pearl of Dallas; 38 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren, 10 great-great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

Arrangements by Moore's Angelic Funeral Home of Teague


Juanita (Wilson) Jolley

Juanita Jolley, 65, of Corsicana passed away Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 in Corsicana.

Services are pending.

She was born Dec. 7, 1935 in Dallas.

Survivors include her mother, Verna May Wilson of Dallas; and brother, Lawrence Wilson of Dallas.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.
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9/13/2001 Corsicana Daily Sun


Juanita Jolley, 65, of Corsicana passed away Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 in Corsicana.

Graveside services were 11 a.m. today at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery with the Rev. Anthony Cheek officiating.

She was born Dec. 7, 1935 in Dallas. She was a member of the Pentecostal church.

She was preceded in death by her father, Cleam Wilson; sister, Lois Marie Peters; and brother, Floyd Wilson.

Survivors include her mother, Verna May Wilson of Dallas; sisters, Mary Belger of Sherman, Margie Fay Gonzalez of Lewisville, Geneva Phillips of Mesquite and Betty Jean Wilson of Addison; brothers, Clarence Lee Wilson of Seagoville and Lawrence Ray Wilson of Dallas; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.


Willie Carl (Anderson) Jones

Willie Carl Anderson Jones, 90, of Corsicana passed away Saturday, Feb. 17, 2001 at Heritage Oaks Nursing Home.

Graveside services were held Feb. 24 at Goldwaithe Memorial Cemetery.

Mrs. Jones was born Sept. 27, 1910 in Pinkston, just west of Corsicana, to Nettie and Wilburn Anderson. She married James R. Jones Oct. 31, 1938. She was a stay-at-home mother until she took her first job and drew her first paycheck at age 65.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Virgil; and sister, Estel.

Mrs. Jones is survived by her husband, James R. Jones of Corsicana; children, Jay Jones of The Woodlands, John Jones of New Home, Georgia Wooten of Dallas, Kenneth Jones of Roseville, Calif. and Juanita Bullard of Corsicana; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.


Grady Bill Jones

Grady Bill Jones of Purdon passed away Friday, June 22, 2001 at his residence.

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

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home with Scott Smith and Jerry Brown officiating. Interment will follow at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Mat Kuss, Ryan Sasser, Seth Jones, Dickie Phillips, Dana Rounsavall and Clyde Jones.

Mr. Jones was born April 27, 1930 in Richland.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Jones of Purdon; sons Thomas Jones of Purdon and Mark Jones of Sweetwater; daughters Melody Sasser of Richardson and Melesa Smith of Guymon, Okla.; sisters Dorothy Berryhill of Waco and Ethel Boulware of Beaumont; and 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.


Billie A. (Baker) Jones

JONES BILLIE A., of Crandall, passed away March 23, 2001. She was born in Frost, Texas on January 4, 1941. Billie was preceded in death by her husband, James Q. Jones. She is survived by her son: Craig Jones of Dallas, daughter: Anita Vaught of Crandall, brothers: Calvin Baker of Combine, James Baker of Athens and Mickey Baker of Dallas, sisters: Troy Glass of Tyler, Jamie King of Colorado and Fay Griffin of Oklahoma, grandchildren: Kyle, Monica, Kayla and James. Funeral services will be Monday, March 26, 2001 at 2:00 P. M. at the Parker-Ashworth Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mike Allcorn officiating and interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Seagoville

PARKER-ASHWORTH FUNERAL HOME 2217 S. Washington St. Kaufman, TX 75142


Evelena (Hunter) Jones

Evelena Jones, 83, of Corsicana, passed away Saturday, Jan. 20, 2001, at Navarro Regional Hospital.

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

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home with Bro. James T. Davis and Bro. William Honea officiating. Interment will be at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Ronald Gene Brown, Ray Deen Brown Jr., Tony Jones, Terry Jones, Chris Jones and Aaron Johnson.

A special thanks to Dr. Kent E. Rogers.

Mrs. Jones was married to Lee O. Jones July 5, 1941. She was a lifelong resident of Corsicana. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and dear friend to many. She will be missed by all.

She was preceded in death by husband, Lee O. Jones; parents, William M. and Bertha Hunter; grandson, Jeffery Allen Jones and brother, Clyde Hunter.

She is survived by daughter, Doris and A. V. "Sonny" May of Corsicana; sons, Clyde and Diane Jones and Jerry L. and Tina Jones of Corsicana; granddaughter, Cynthia and Aaron Johnson of Corsicana; grandsons, Ronald Gene and Sandy Brown, Ray Deen Jr. and Petra Brown, Tony Jones and Teresa, Terry and Codie Jones and Chris Jones, all of Corsicana; 12 great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; brother, C.H. "Bud" Hunter of Corsicana; sisters, Gladys and M.C. Currington of Corsicana, Essie and B.A. Richards of Corsicana, Dollie and Wayne Brown of Tyler, Odessa and Bill Wisell of Witchita Falls and numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

Notes:

  • SSDI: SSN 450-86-7797; b. 27 Aug 1917; d. 20 Jan 2001; Lr. Corsicana


Nola Faye (Taylor) Jones

Nola Faye Jones, 65, of Fairfield passed away Sunday, Sept. 23, 2001 at East Texas Medical Center in Fairfield.

Wake services will be 7 p.m. Friday at Sixth Avenue Baptist Church in Corsicana.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Faith, Hope, Love Church in Fairfield, with Bishop Russell Betts officiating. Interment will follow at Woodland Cemetery in Corsicana.

Pallbearers will be Andrew Griffin, Greg Gibson, David Evans, Scott Storey, Keith Randle, Willie McElroy, Brandon McDowell and Daryl Betts. Honorary pallbearers will be Lon Hayter, Larry Van Buren, Cleo Betts, Joe Williams, Swanson McIlveen and James House.

Mrs. Jones was born May 8, 1936 in Winona. She was a 1955 graduate of G. W. Jackson High School and graduated from Texas College in 1959 with a major in social studies and a minor in English. She received her special education certification from Texas A&I College of Kingsville, and also attended Baylor University in Waco. She taught in the Groesbeck, Corpus Christi, Corsicana, and Mildred school districts, and the Boyd Unit of TDC.


Gilbert Jones
April 17, 1932 - Dec 8, 2000

MINERAL WELLS -- Gilbert Jones, 68, a butcher, died Friday, Dec. 8, 2000, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Well of Life Church in Mineral Wells. Burial: Woodland Park Cemetery in Mineral Wells.

Gilbert Jones was born April 17, 1932, in Kerens. He was a member of Mt. Hermon Baptist Church.

Survivors: Wife, Alma Jones; sons, Henry Berkins, Ronnie Berkins, James Burleson, Charles Burleson, Jermaine Jenkins; daughters, Phillis Graves, Sherry Milton, Lisa Jones, Linda "Cookie" Burns, Annette Berkins, Lisa Berkins, Jeanie Bozeman; brother, Robert Jones; sister, Sarah Clemons, Annie Bee Tolliver, Opal Stemster; 26 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; special brother-in-law, Daniel Chivis; sister-in-law, Bennie Cooksey; numerous nieces and nephews.

Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner, Mineral Wells, TX


Billie June (Hayes) Jones
June 5, 1934 - Jul 31, 2001

Billie June Hayes Jones, 67, of Austin passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2001 in San Antonio.

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

Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Corley Funeral Chapel with the Rev. B. F. Risinger Jr. officiating. Interment will follow at Frost Cemetery.

Mrs. Jones was born June 5, 1934 in Kilgore. She worked as an operator with AT&T and retired after 35 years of service.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ruel Brooks and Naomi James Hayes; brother, Ruel Brooks Hayes Jr.; grandsons, Richard Kadel and Scott Preece; and sister, Theresa Myers.

Mrs. Jones is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Paul and Mary Jones of San Antonio; two daughters, Anita Jones of Arlington and Regena Merkerson of Pasadena, Calif.; sisters and brother-in-law, Betty Ruth and Ronnie Arnett of Corsicana and Peggy Hayes Whitney of Newhall, Calif.; brother and sister-in-law, Johnny Wayne and Anda Hayes of Corsicana; four grandsons, Aaron Jones, Jason Jones and John Robert Jones, all of San Antonio, and Brian Preece of Pasadena, Calif.; granddaughter, Lindsey Jones of San Antonio; brother-in-law, Don Myers of Sante Fe; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

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

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

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Billie worked as an operator with AT&T and retired after 35 years of service. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ruel Brooks and Naomi James Hayes; brother, Ruel Brooks Hayes Jr.; grandsons, Richard Kadel and Scott Preece; and sister, Theresa Myers. Mrs. Jones is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Paul and Mary Jones of San Antonio; two daughters, Anita Jones of Arlington and Regena Merkerson of Pasadena, Calif.; sisters and brother-in-law, Betty Ruth and Ronnie Arnett of Corsicana and Peggy Hayes Morgan Whitney of Newhall, Calif.; brother and sister-in-law, Johnny Wayne and Anda Hayes of Corsicana; four grandsons, Aaron Jones, Jason Jones and John Robert Jones, all of San Antonio, and Brian Preece of Pasadena, Calif.; granddaughter, Lindsey Jones of San Antonio; brother-in-law, Don Myers of Sante Fe; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Corley Funeral Home. Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Corley Funeral Chapel with the Rev. B. F. Risinger Jr. officiating. Interment will follow at Frost Cemetery. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 200 N. 13th St., Suite 102, Corsicana, Tx 75110. Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.


Jewel Augusta (Patterson) Jones
Jul 17, 1902 - Mar 1, 2001

Jewel Augusta Jones, 98, of Corsicana and formerly of Frost, passed away Thursday, March 1, 2001 at Heritage Oaks Retirement Village.

Memorial services are pending.

Mrs. Jones was born July 17, 1902 in Frost to Edward and Emma Mitchell. She was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church in Frost where she taught Sunday School for many years. She received her bachelor's degree from Baylor University where she was a member of the Baylor University Heritage Club.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Jones; son, Jack Edward Jones; parents; brothers, Curtis Patterson and Rex Patterson; and sister, Iris Payne.

Mrs. Jones is survived by several nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

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Jimmie Ruth (Burdine) Jones
Nov 18, 1910 - Jun 30, 2001

Ruth Jones, 90, of Tupelo passed away Saturday, June 30, 2001 in Corsicana.

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

Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mildred Baptist Church with the Rev. Tony Neal and the Rev. B. F. Risinger Jr. Interment will be at Rice Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Kerry Jones, Kelly Nutt, Brett Rachel, Todd Jones, Kyle Milford and Brent Folmar. Honorary pallbearers are Calvin Rich, Rutherford Stough, Travis Willis, Joe Williamson and Cliff Tew.

Mrs. Jones was born Nov. 18, 1910 in Tupelo.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 72 years, Alvin Hill Jones; and a son, James Alvin (Jimmy) Jones.

She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Dan and Mary of Jones of Mildred; daughters and sons-in-law, Davis and Duane Nutt of Corsicana and Fran and David Rachel of Texas City; daughter-in-law, Cherry Hutchinson of Jonesboro, Georgia; 11 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Building Fund, First Baptist Church of Corsicana, 510 W. Collin, Corsicana, Texas 75110.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.


Alvin Hill Jones
Sep 22, 1908 - Jun 29, 2001

Alvin Hill Jones, 92, of Tupelo passed away Friday, June 29, 2001 in Corsicana.

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

Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mildred Baptist Church with the Rev. Tony Neal and the Rev. B.F. Risinger Jr. Interment will be at Rice Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Kerry Jones, Kelly Nutt, Brett Rachel, Todd Jones, Kyle Milford and Brent Folmar. Honorary pallbearers are Calvin Rich, Rutherford Stough, Travis Willis, Joe Williamson and Cliff Tew.

Mr. Jones was born Sept. 22, 1908 in Roane.

He was preceded in death by a son, James Alvin (Jimmy) Jones.

Mr. Jones is survived in death by his wife of 72 years, Ruth Jones of Tupelo; son and daughter-in-law, Dan and Mary of Jones of Mildred; daughters and sons-in-law, Davis and Duane Nutt of Corsicana and Fran and David Rachel of Texas City; daughter-in-law, Cherry Hutchinson of Jonesboro, Georgia; 11 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Building Fund, First Baptist Church of Corsicana, 510 W. Collin, Corsicana, Texas 75110.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.


Thelma Leona Jones
abt 1912 - 1997

Thelma Leona Jones
EASTLAND - Thelma Leona Jones, 85, died Friday in a local hospital.

Services will be at 2:30 p.m. today in Edwards Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Thomas Goodman and Larry Roberts officiating. Burial will be in Eastland City Cemetery.

Mrs. Jones was born in Rice, Texas, and attended school in Eastland. She and her husband farmed in West Texas for several years before moving to Cisco in the early 1930s. She was a homemaker. She started working at the Boss Glove Factory in 1948 and in the late 1960s, was employed by Hollywood Vassarette. She taught Sunday school at First Baptist Church and was the widow of S. B. "Fritz" Jones.

Survivors include two sons, Robert N. Jones of Sunrise Beach and Sam L. Jones of Lake Leon; three daughters, Joy Beth Hansen and Betty N. Payne, both of Midland, and Kathie Platt of Austin; three brothers, Noel Layfield of Brownwood, Earl Layfield of Kingsland and Dennis Layfield of Lawton, Okla.; four sisters, Maudie L. Jones of Big Spring, Ruby Pemberton of Tulsa, Okla., Minnie Quattlebaum of England, Ark., and Mary Graham of Houston; 16 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Notes:

  • Texas Death Index: Jones Thelma Leona 04-18-1997 EASTLAND F


Alva Dewayne "Bud" Jones
Oct 27, 1926 - Mar 25, 2001

Alva Dewayne "Bud" Jones, 74, of Malone passed away Sunday, March 25, 2001 at his residence.

Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Wade Funeral Home.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Wade Funeral Chapel with Alvin Armstrong officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Allan Jones, John Jones, David Jones, Leonard Stewart, Ricky Knight, Vernon Long, Buddy Stewart and Travis Jones.

Mr. Jones was born Oct. 27, 1926 in Chillicothe, Mo. He had been a resident of Malone since 1985 after living in Hubbard since 1975. He was a retired auto mechanic having worked for Waco Brake and Spring Service. He was also a rancher and Army veteran.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Jean Jones in 1984.

Mr. Jones is survived by his sons, Allan Jones of Leavenworth, Kan., John Jones of China Springs and David Jones of Malone; daughters, Linda Childres of Oletha, Kan., Kathryn Baker of Hubbard, Betty Lou Riley of Fort Wayne, Ind. and Inez Stewart of Mexia; brother, Gary Jones of Chillicothe, Mo.; 24 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Arrangements by Wade Funeral Home of Hubbard.


Derek Lynn Jones

Derek Lynn Jones, 23, of Corsicana passed away Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2000 at Ben Taub Hospital in Houston.

Visitation will be 3 to 8 p.m. today at Ross and Johnson Chapel.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 2105 E. Jones Ave., with the Rev. S.H. Jemerson officiating. Interment will follow at Woodland Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Lennis Jones, Anthony Massey, Rickey Holmes Jr., Don Jones Jr., Charles Nelson and Vinson Jones.

Mr. Jones was born Dec. 24, 1976 in Corsicana.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, William and Annie Lou Jones; and paternal grandmother, Edna Faye Jackson.

Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Mary and Odell Parks Jr. of Corsicana; father, Paul Bivins of Kerens; sisters, Stephanie Terry and husband Nick of Lancaster, Teresa Faulk of Grand Prairie, Connie Parks and husband Reon of Dallas; brothers, William Jones and Wylum Bivins of Corsicana, Chad Bivins and Paul Bivins Jr. of Trinidad, Marcus Parks and wife Jennifer of Arlington, Odell Parks III of Grand Rapids, Mich.; paternal grandfather, R. L. Primus of Fort Worth; aunts, Alene D. Jones, Stella Jones Henry, Grace Gunnels, Wanda Gunnels, Francis Bivins, Sharon Fullerton and Glenda Williams; uncles, William Jones Jr., Bobby Jones, Lonnie Jones, Donald Jones Sr., Robert Bivins and Kelvin Gunnels; and nieces and nephews.
Arrangements by Ross and Johnson Mortuary.


Flora Mae Jones

ITASCA -- Flora Mae Jones, 94, a retired music teacher, died Thursday, July 19, 2001, at a local nursing home.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Saturday in Hopewell Cemetery in Corsicana.
Mrs. Jones was a longtime member of and organist at Central Baptist Church in Itasca. She taught music for many years and was an accomplished artist.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman Jones, on Oct. 25, 1980.
Survivors: Daughters, Betty McDonald of Whitney and Peggy Naumann of Seguin; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Clayton Kay Funeral Home, Itasca


Mrs. J. L. Joplin

Funeral services will be held Friday at the Baptist church in Kerens for Mrs. J. L. Joplin, 86, who died Thursday at the family home in Rusk. [June 18, 1942] Rev. A. E. Harrison, pastor, will officiate.

Born in Kentucky, Mrs. Joplin came to Navarro County, Texas, as a child and was a resident of Kerens for a number of years where Mr. Joplin was engaged in the mercantile business.

She is survived by three children and two grandchildren.

A son, Dr. J. P. Simonds, member of the faculty of Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago, will arrive here Friday.

[Note: Mary Nelm Persons (and her twin brother) were the youngest of 14 children born to James Turner Persons and Catharine Hodge Persons. The twins were six months old when the family moved to Navarro County.]

Posted by Barbara Knox on Sun, 01 Oct 2000


Virginia Elizabeth (Metcalf) Jordan
Jul 19, 1931 - Jun 1, 2001

Virginia Elizabeth Jordan, 69, passed away Friday, June 1, 2001.

Graveside services will be 1 p.m. today at Oakwood Cemetery in Corsicana.

She had been a resident of Corpus Christi for 52 years. She retired from CCAD as a clerk. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed square dancing, baking, game shows and spending time with her grandchildren.

Survivors include her sons, John Jordan of Jacksonville, Fla., Kevin Jordan of Las Vegas, Nev. and Don Jordan of Hondo; brother, Teodore Metcalf of Waco; and three grandchildren.

Arrangements by Seaside Memorial Park and Funeral Home of Corpus Christi.

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Virginia E. Jordan

Virginia Elizabeth Jordan, a retired clerk for the Corpus Christi Army Depot, died June 1, 2001.  She was 69.  Survivors include three sons, John Jordan of Jacksonville, Fla., Kevin Jordan of Las Vegas and Don Jordan of Hondo; a brother, Teodore Metcalf of Waco; and three grandchildren.  Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. June 5 at Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana.   Seaside Funeral Home.

Corpus Christi Caller

Notes:

  • SSDI: SSN: 467-82-7666; b. 19 Jul 1931; d. 1 Jun 2001


Rebecca C. "Becky" Jordan (1943 - 1999 )

Police chief

BLOOMING GROVE — Becky C. Jordan, 55, died Friday in Blooming Grove.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at First Baptist Church with the Revs. James McKinnon and Bill Thompson officiating directed by Corley Funeral Home of Corsicana.

Mrs. Jordan was born in Jayton and was chief of police.

Survivors include her husband, Floyd Gean Jordan of Blooming Grove; two daughters, Ann Jordan of Blooming Grove and Debbie Jordan of Kerens; one brother, Ronnie Cox of Oshkosh, Neb.; two sisters, Sandra Holt of Wichita Falls and Maurine Isenhour of Hartley, Del.; three grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Mercy, 500 W. 3rd Ave., Suite 2, Corsicana TX 75110.

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Becky C. Jordan

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

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

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

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

Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Mercy, 500 W. 3rd Ave., Sutie No. 2, Corsicana, Texas, 75110.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Bonard T. and Anita McKinney Cox; grandparents, T. D. and Vera McKinney; and her brother, Mike (Bud) Cox.

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

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

Notes:

  • SSDI: Rebecca C. Jordan; SSN: 462-66-9507; b. 6 Oct 1943; d. 27 Aug 1999


John Wesley Jordan ( 1919 - 1998 )

Abeline Reporter - Jan 8, 1998
John Wesley Jordan

BLOOMING GROVE -- John Wesley Jordan, 78, father of an Abilene resident, died Tuesday in Corsicana.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. today in Calvert City Cemetery with the Rev. James McKinnon officiating, directed by Heartfield Funeral Home of Hearne.

Mr. Jordan was born in Blue Grove and served with the U.S. Army Infantry during World War II. He was a retired oilfield worker. He moved to Blooming Grove several years ago and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Abilene. He was a Baptist.

Survivors include two sons, Floyd Jordan of Blooming Grove and Lloyd Jordan of Abilene; two sisters, Myrtle Windell and Pauline Pryor, both of Wichita Falls; 20 grandchildren; and 42 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be sent to Hospice Group in Corsicana.

Notes:

  • JOHN JORDAN 10 Jun 1919 06 Jan 1998 76626 (Blooming Grove, Navarro, TX)


Charles Ronald Jordan 
Dec 24, 1935 - Oct 2, 1999

Charles Ronald Jordan, 63, of the Raleigh community, passed away Saturday, Oct. 2, 1999, at his home.

Services will be 10 a.m. Monday at Dresden Cemetery with Bill Honea officiating. Interment will follow at the cemetery.

Visitation will be 6 to 9 p.m. at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home in Blooming Grove.
Mr. Jordan was born Dec 24, 1935 in Blooming Grove.

He is survived by his wife Wanda Jordan; sons and daughters in law, Dale and LaDonna Jordan of Corsicana, Mike and Twylah Jordan of Frost; daughter and sons in law, Peggy and Darryl Shewbert of Dewight, Kan.; brother and sister in law, Jerry and Katie Jordan of Navarro Mills; sister and brother in law, Lynda and Gene Tribble of Navarro Mills; seven grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home in Blooming Grove.

Notes:

  • Posted by Holli Boone Kees on Thu, 11 Jan 2001

  • Son of Margaret Barham…grandson Jackson Nicholas Barham


Taylor C. Judson

Taylor C. Judson, 83, passed away Friday, Oct. 5, 2001.

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

Graveside services will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Athens.

Pallbearers will be Roy French, Willie Winters, Ned Polk, Dr. Keith Hill, Monty Brazell, Caleb Jackson, Howard Jackson and Jim Fortson.

Mr. Judson was born in Akron, Ohio and grew up in Dallas. He was a graduate of Sunset High School and North Texas State University in Denton. He joined the Marine Corps during World War II and was honored to be selected as a member of the United States Marine Corps Band. He was in the insurance business in El Paso, Waco and Corsicana. He was a retired insurance businessman and part owner of Cooper, Eady, Judson and Polk. He served on the boards for First United Methodist Church, Corsicana Country Club, Family Service and various committees for the welfare of Corsicana. He was a wonderful husband, father and a dear friend to many. All who knew him will miss his kindness and upbeat personality.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Vance S. Judson and Kate Butcher Judson; and son, David A. Judson.

Mr. Judson is survived by his wife, Martha Nell "Nellie" Judson; son and daughter-in-law, Phil and Darlene Judson of Corsicana; grandsons, Matt Judson of Fort Worth and Jody Judson of Corsicana; and brother and sister-in-law, Russell and Jean Judson of Waco.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to First United Methodist Church or Dallas Scottish Rite Hospitals for Crippled Children, 2222 Welborn, Dallas, Texas 75219.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

Notes:

  • SSDI: SSN 452-16-4112; b. 12 Feb 1918; d. 5 Oct 2001; Lr.: Corsicana


Jean Elain (Hampton) Kalaf

Jean Elain Hampton Kalaf, 68, of Waco passed away Thursday, Aug. 16, 2001, at her residence.

Services were 10:30 a.m. Monday at Wade Funeral Chapel in Hubbard with the Rev. Mark Flurry officiating. Interment followed at Dawson Cemetery.

She was born Sept. 5, 1932 in Dallas. She was raised in Dawson and was a graduate of Dawson High School. She then graduated from Baylor University with a B.A. degree and taught English in the public school system. She had lived in Waco for the past 20 years. She was a Baptist.

She was preceded in death by her father, Marion Harvey Hampton July 13, 2001; and mother, Lorene Davis Hampton in 1995.

Survivors include her sons, Kenneth Ray Kalaf of Dillon, Colo. and Stephen Ross Kalaf of Fairfax, Va.; and grandchildren, Kris Kalaf, Tara Kalaf and Amber Kalaf.

Arrangements by Wade Funeral Home of Hubbard.


Mavis C. Kastner

FORT WORTH -- Mavis C. Kastner, 96, a retired traffic clerk of Ralston Purina, died Monday, Sept. 11, 2000, at the home of her daughter in Streetman.

Memorial service: 3 p.m. Wednesday at West Berry Church of Christ. Graveside service: private. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Greenwood Funeral Home.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to Christ Haven.
Mavis C. Kastner was born July 28, 1904, in Gainesville. She had resided in Fort Worth for over 50 years. She was educated at Abilene Christian Academy and College and TCU. She was an organizing member of the GATA Social Club.

She retired from Ralston Purina in 1963. Prior to retirement, she had served as president of the Women's Traffic Club and the Tarrant County Pharmaceutical Auxiliary.

Survivors: Daughter and son-in-law, Ann and John Allen of Streetman; grandsons, John Ellis Allen Jr. and wife, Paula, of Ruidoso, N.M., Doug Allen of Fort Worth and Stephen Allen of the U.S. Air Force; great-grandchildren, Clay and Caroline Allen, and Collin and Cody May all of Ruidoso, N.M.; niece, Marian Eudaly of Fort Worth; two cousins; stepbrother, Curtis Cox of Carlsbad, N.M.; and step-nieces and nephews.

Greenwood Funeral Home, 3100 White Settlement Road


Helen Joy (Bowman) Kearley
Dec 10, 1933 - Nov 15, 1999

CORSICANA — Helen Joy Kearley, 65, of Corsicana, died Monday, Nov. 15, 1999, at her residence.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Cecil May Jr., Les Ferguson, Neil Anderson, Ferman Carpenter and Gary Kirkendall officiating. Burial will be at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery. Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

She was born in Ringgold, Ga.

SURVIVORS: Husband, Furman Kearly of Corsicana; daughters, Amelia Johnson of Corsicana and Janice Gail Mink of Tyler; brothers, Roger Bowman or Ringgold, Ga., and Josh Bowman of Ringgold, Ga.


David Keathley
d. March 13, 2001

David Keathley

52, of Cross Plains and formerly of Worthington, passed away Tuesday March 13, 2001 in a Dallas hospital following a lengthy illness.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in Cross Plains.

Survivors include his wife, Dinah; daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Tim DiShong of Dallas; daughter and granddaughter, Karen and Jessica Stanford of Dallas; step-son, Brandon; step-daughter, Amanda; mother, Mrs. Andrew Keathley of Corsicana; sister and brother-in-law, Dorothy and Charles Calame of Wortham; brother and sister-in-law, Andy and Rosie Keathley of Wortham; and a number of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his son, Brian Keathley; his father, Andrew Keathley; and his brother, Everett Keathley.


Vernon Vincent Allison
Mar 15, 1926 - Nov 17, 1999

Vernon V. Allison, 73, of Dallas passed away Wednesday, Nov. 17, 1999, after a lengthy illness.

Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Lovers Lane Methodist Church in Dallas, with ministers Dr. Bill Bryan, Matt Stroder and San Copeland conducting. Interment will follow at 4:30 p.m. at Emmett Cemetery.

Born March 15, 1926 in Wardville, Okla., he was a veteran of World War II. On July 25, 1953, he married Sue Daniel in Dallas where they lived for 46 years. He was a manager of Luby's and later Wyatt's cafeterias in Dallas for over 30 years.
Survivors include his beloved wife, Sue; daughter, Kim and husband Jerry; son, Brad and wife Lynda; grandchildren, Allison and Ashley Taylor and Lindsey and Cory Allison; brothers, Pat Allison and Bob Stonecepher of Columbus, Ohio; brother-in-law, McAfee Daniel of Corsicana.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

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Minnie Opal Keele

BROWNFIELD Services for Minnie Opal Keele, 89, of Oklahoma City, Okla., will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday at Head Family Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. John McCoy officiating.

Burial will be in Brownfield Cemetery under the direction of Head Family Funeral Home.

She died on Monday, Nov. 13, 2000, in Oklahoma City.

She was born on Aug. 15, 1911, in Navarro County. She moved from Brownfield to Oklahoma in 1987. She married Joseph Lester Keel in Corsicana. He died in 1972. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include two sons, J. W. of Paramount, Calif., and Danny Lee of Oklahoma City; and a daughter, Delma Leona Benton of Oklahoma City.

Viewing will be from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. today at Head Family Funeral Home in Brownfield.


Mary Keen

LEVELLAND (Special) - Services for Mary Keen, 76, of Levelland will be at 3 p.m. today in College Avenue Baptist Church with the Rev. Bruce Cotton, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in the City of Levelland Cemetery under direction of Geo. C. Price Funeral Directors.

She died Friday, Nov. 27, 1998, in Methodist Hospital.

She was born May 7, 1922, in Navarro County. She moved to Hockley County in 1925 from Navarro County. She moved to Levelland from the Pettit Community in 1978. She graduated from Pettit schools. She was a member of College Avenue Baptist Church.

Survivors include a brother, Johnnie Keen of Levelland.


Willie Will Keeton

FORT WORTH -- Willie Will Keeton Sr., 65, a construction worker, died Wednesday, May 23, 2001, at a local hospital.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Rev's Funeral Parlor. Burial: Skyvue Memorial Gardens. Visitation: 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Mr. Keeton was born June 7, 1935, in Emhouse.

Survivors: Sons, WIllie Jr., Lonne and James Keeton; daughters, Betty L. Lee, Margie N. Bell and Willie F. Hatcher; brother, Lonnie B. Keeton; sisters, Faye Baptist, Katherine Lewis and Maggie Bailey; 13 grandchildren; four great-grandsons; and five great-granddaughters.

Rev's Funeral Parlor, 3615 Vaughn Blvd.


Deborah (Uzzel) Kelley

Deborah Uzzel Kelley, 45, passed away as a result of a traffic accident Thursday, Oct. 4, 2001 that also took the lives of her husband and daughter.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. today at First Baptist Church in Wortham with the Rev. Louie Jones and the Rev. Glenn McCollum officiating. Interment will follow at Woodland Cemetery in Kirvin.

Mrs. Kelley was born Oct. 13, 1955 in Landsteel, Germany to Norris and Mickie Uzzel. She graduated from Waco High School in 1974 and attended McLennan Community College and Texas State Technical College. She graduated from TSTC with a degree in computer science. She was employed by Navarro Pecan in Corsicana where she worked as a computer programmer. She was an active member of First Baptist Church in Kirvin.

She was preceded in death by her loving father, Norris Uzzel Sr. in 1968.

Mrs. Kelley is survived by five children, Jennifer McCoslin and Johnny Jackson, both of Streetman, and Byron McDaniel, Ashley McDaniel and Joe McDaniel, all of Kirvin; grandchildren, Ethan and Erika McCoslin of Streetman; mother, Mickie Uzzel of Waco; sister, Susan McConnell and husband Jim of Arlington; brothers, Norris Uzzel Jr. of Waco and Jon Uzzel of Denton.

Arrangements by Capps Memorial Chapel of Fairfield.


Evelyn (Currie) Kelley

Evelyn Currie Kelley, 95, of Dallas passed away Thursday, Nov. 30, 2000 at Baylor Hospital in Dallas.

Graveside services will be 3 p.m. today at Kerens Cemetery.

Mrs. Kelley was born Nov. 1, 1905 in Kerens, the only child of Dr. David Currie and Ann Roberts Currie. Her father practiced medicine in the Kerens area during the early 1900s. Mrs. Kelley was a retired school teacher.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred Kelley; parents, Dr. David and Ann Currie; and sister, Homer Currie Boren.

Mrs. Kelley is survived by her daughter, Helen Kelley Lee of Dallas; grandchildren, Kelley Lee of Athens and Laurie Lee Pappas of Austin; great-grandchildren, Amanda and Jennifer Lee, both of Athens, and Alexander Pappas of Austin; and niece, Mary Jane Weiss of San Antonio.

Arrangements by Paschal Funeral Home of Kerens


Ida Mae Kelley

Ida Mae Kelley, 84, of Corsicana passed away Monday, Dec. 4, 2000 at Corsicana Nursing Home.

Graveside services will be 3 p.m. today at New Hope Cemetery in Brownsboro.

Mrs. Kelley was born April 28, 1916 in Comanche to Edward and Lillie Hawley. She worked as a nurse's aid for many years. She will be greatly missed by all.

She is survived by her granddaughter, Kathy Benton of Pursley; sons, Thomas Carlisle of Alma and J.L. Carlisle of Eustace; daughters, Ella Hutchinson of Corsicana, Elizabeth Gore of Fairfield and Martha Petty of Mabank; sister, Lorene Barnes of Corsicana; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and a number of other family and friends.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home


Edna Jean (Leeman) Luttrull

Edna Jean Luttrull, 78, passed away Sunday, Aug. 29, 1999, at Silverleaf Nursing Home in Garland after a lengthy illness.

Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Owens Funeral Home.

Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Owens Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. Grady Cashion officiating. Interment will follow at Shady Grove Cemetery in Greenville.

Pallbearers will be Russ Davenport, Shelby Perry, Chad Luttrull, Marty Byerly, Anthony Grisham and Bret Grisham.

Mrs. Luttrull was born May 30, 1921 in Campbell to William Mack and Hattie Bob Glover Leeman. She married James Luttrull on July 18, 1945 in McKinney. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Blooming Grove.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and one sister.

Mrs. Luttrull is survived by her husband, James Luttrull of Blooming Grove; daughters, Nancy Hewlett, Letha Grisham and Sherry Luttrull, all of Garland, and Betty "B.J." Elrod of Richardson; sons, Robert Luttrull of Lumberton and James Luttrull Jr. of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; 15 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and brother, Billy Mack Leeman of Mineola.

Arrangements by R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home of Wolfe City


Howard Grant

Howard Grant, 82, of Waco and formerly of Corsicana, died Friday, Aug. 27, 1999, in a Temple hospital.

Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church in Harrison Switch, with the Rev. Gilbert officiating. Interment will follow at Pilgrim Rest Cemetery.

Mr. Grant was born June 6, 1917 in Corsicana. He was a member of the United States Army from 1942 to 1946. He worked in Corsicana, Maypearl and Blooming Grove. He united with Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church in 1975.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and many friends that were like family to him.

Survivors include his inherited family, Henry and Linda Wiley and their children, Andreia Foster, Alkahha Thompson, Hendrix Wiley, Averie Franklin, Geroderick Franklin, Hendley Wiley and Susan; and devoted friend, Anna Williams of Temple.

Arrangements by W. H. Littles & Sons Mortuary of Waco.


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