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Hale, James Bolen

Hale, Lester Luther "Sparkey"

Hairston, Isa Dora "Izzy"

Hanchey, Dollie Doris

Harper, Vergie Lee Driggers

Harrell, Henry  Benton

Harrell, Louise Cook

Harrell, Ray Anderson

Harris, Agnes Marie Maloy Simmons

Hasty, Albert Burk

Heath, Cecil Henry

Hendrix, Beulah Nancy

Henslee, Beulah Blossom Driggers

Henslee, Oscar L.

Henson, George Henderson

Henson, Grover Henderson

Henson,  Oscar E. "Gene"

Henson, Wilburn Charles

Hill, Marion Raymond

Hillin, Maggie Ann Driggers

Hillin, Jefferson Woodrow

Hodges, Warren Lroy "Pete"

Hoge, Melvina  J. "Mary" Driggers

Hoge, W. J.

Holbrook, James Mathis

Holliday, John William

Hooks, Ruby Marcella

Huddleston, Charles Calvin

Huddleston, Curtis Leroy

Huddleston, Earl Ray

Huddleston, June Winona Clymer

Huddleston, Mickey Milton

Huddleston, Tommie Bell Driggers

Hughes, Robert Lee Jr.

Hutto, Archie James

Jennings, Verla Roxie

Joe,  Eddie Nelson

Jones, Barbara Jean Driggers

Jones, Mildred Fay

Johnston, Lisa Marie Scott Fulfer

King, Mollie Mae Proctor

Kubala, Sherry Lynn Tillotson

Lancaster, Alfred Raymond

Lancaster, Margaret Louise

Lang, Billiy Joseph

Lockett, Evelyn Ethel Berman

Lockett, Quentin Rudolph

Lovelace, Bertie Mae Hillin

Luckey, Ellen Ella Hillin




 James Bolen Hale
(July 10, 1885-November 7, 1968)
Lampasas Dispatch Record

 James B. Hale

Funeral services for James Bolen Hale, 83, were conducted Saturday at 2 p.m. from Briggs-Gamel Chapel with Misister J. Loyd Rice officiating.

Burial was in the Kempner cemetery.  Mr. Hale died in the hospital at Sanatorium about 5 a.m. Thursday after a serious illness of some six months. He had been in poor health the past four years.

Mr. Hale was born in Mason County, July 10, 1885 and moved as a child with his parents to Lampasas County where he lived practicially his entire life in the Kempner section where he was a farmer.

He was married March 4, 1917 to Dixie Yates. He was a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife; seven sons, Chester Hale, Fred Hale and Floyd Hale all of Carlsbad, Vernon Hale of Arkansas, James Hale of Aurora, Colo., Herbert Hale of Corpus Christi; and Leslie Hale of Lampasas; five daughters, Mrs. Ollie McCall of San Angelo, Mrs. Quentin Kirkpatrick of Houston, Mrs. Gene Fenner of Beaumont, Mrs. Bill Phillips of San Antonio and Mrs. G. R. Hill of Lampasas; four brothers, Joe Hale
of Lampasas, Melvin Hale of Houston, Gilford Hale and Grover Hale both of Arkansas; two sisters, Mrs. Stella Parker of Houston and Mrs. Nile Douglas of Glen Rose; two half-brothers, Carl Hale of Dallas and Cleo Hale of Glen Rose; two half-sisters; 34 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Ray Hale Sr., Ray Hale Jr., Truman Hale Sr., Truman  Hale Jr., George Hughes and Quentin Hughes.

(Armstrong)
Submitted by Lee Driggers.


 Leslie Luther "Sharky" Hale
 (Aug. 5, 1924-Nov. 22, 1990)

Lampasas Dispatch Record

Mr. Hale

Graveside funeral services for Leslie Luther (Sparkey) Hale, 66, of Lampasas were conducted Saturday in the Kempner Cemetery with Minister Reid Schaub, officiating.

Mr. Hale died Thursday in Lampasas Manor Nursing Home.  Born Aug. 5, 1924 in Lampasas County, Mr. Hale served as a custodian for Lampasas schools, and he was a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include five sisters, Mrs. Lous McCall of San Angelo, Mrs. Clara Hill, and Mrs. Otha Mae Kirkpatrick of Lampasas, Mrs. Mary Fenner  of Beaumont and Mrs. Thelma Phillips of Lubbock; and four brothers, Chester Hale of Carlsbad, William Hale of Weatherford, Herbert Hale of Lockhart and Charles Floyd Hale of Iraan.

Mr. Hale was preceded in death by a brother, Fred Monroe Hale, and his parents, James B. Hale and Dixie Yates Hale.  

Memorial Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.
(Armstrong)
Submitted by Lee Driggers.


 *Isa Dora "Izzy"  Hairston
(August 26, 1900-July 21, 1980)
Rockdale Reporter--July 31, 1980

    Funeral services for Mrs.Isa Dora Hairston (formerly Mrs. John W. Holliday) were held at 3 p.m. Wednesday in the Phillips & Luckey Chapel with burial in Oak Lawn Cemetery.
  Rev. Ronnie Littlejohn officiated.
 Mrs. Hairston died at 10:40 p.m. Monday in Johns Community Hospital, Taylor, after a brief illness. She was a lifelong resident of Rockdale and Milam County area.
 She was born Aug. 26, 1900 in Milam County to Mr. and Mrs. John (Maude Driggers) Riley.
 She and John W. Holliday were married in 1919 in Thrall. She was preceded in death by her first husband in 1954.  Mrs. Holliday and Jack Hairston were married in 1962 in Rockdale.
She was also preceded in death by her second husband, Jack Hairston, earlier this year and a daughter, Margaret Toellner, in 1978.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Hycinth Owen of Rockdale; also seven grandchildren, Nancy Burd of Florence, Debra Owen of Round Rock, Bonnie Steele of Rockdale, Becky Brown of Rockdale, Ann Toellner of
Waco, John Owen of Rockdale and Bobby Toellner of Austin; also seven great grandchildren.
Pall bearers were Mike Burd, Eddie Brown, Joe Burd, Jerry Steele, John Owen and Elmer Atkins.
 Mrs. Hairston was a member of First Baptist Church.
 Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home of Rockdale was in charge of arrangements.

Submitted by Bonnie Allen


 Dollie Doris Hanchey
(May 27, 1933-May 25, 1996)
May 26, 1996
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Page: 10;11
MINERAL WELLS - Dollie Doris Hanchey, 62, co-owner and operator of Hanchey Leather Goods in Mineral Wells, died Saturday at a Fort Worth hospital.
Funeral: 2 p.m. Monday at Immanuel Baptist Church in Mineral Wells. Burial: Woodland Park Cemetery in Mineral Wells.
Dollie Doris Hanchey was born May 27, 1933, in Mineral Wells. Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Mineral Wells, 325-4422 Ellen Hankins
Submitted by Vanessa DeShazer


 Vergie Lee Driggers Harper
(January 18, 1907-March 16, 1970)
Dallas Morning News March 18, 1970

Mrs. Vergie Lee Harper - 6905 Dart. Survived by daughter Mrs. Aggie Oliver, Dallas; sisters Mrs. Verba J. Garland, Mrs. Jessie Hughes, Mrs. Robbie McDaniel, Mrs. Oleta Pack, Mrs. Viola Prothe, all of Fort Worth, Mrs. Juanita Gillentine, Graham, TX, Mrs. Grace Williams, California.
Services 2 pm Wednesday Troy-Suggs Chapel, Rev. L.D. Brown officiating. Interment Grove Hill. Pallbearers Joe and Robert Pack, Bob Hughes, Arthur and David Thomas, Pete Hockett. Troy Suggs Funeral Home 7523 Miltary Parkway, Dallas.
Submitted by Lee Driggers
Note: Social Security List name as Virgie Harper


 Henry Benton Harrell
(February 23, 1879-Feburary 6, 1939)

Bonham Daily Favorite Newspaper
Bonham, Texas
Wednesday Febuary 8, 1939


DEATHS
BENTON HARRELL

   Benton Harrell of Hickory Creek died Monday at his home after several weeks illness. Funeral services were conducted this afternoon at the Grove Hill  Methodist Church at 3:30 by the Rev. C. P. Combs. Interment will be in the Grove Hill Cemetery.
   He is survived by his wife, one son and a daughter.
Submitted by Lee Driggers.



 Louise Cook Harrell
(December 15, 1880-October 16, 1950)
Bonham Daily Favorite Newspaper
Sunday, October 22, 1950

Rites Held For
Mrs. H. B. Harrell, Fannin Native

LEONARD-Funeral services have been held, for Mrs. H. B. Harrell, a native of Fannin County, who died in a Greenville Hospital Wednesday.

Mrs. Harrell, 71, was born in the Grove Hill Community, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Anderson Cook. She attended school at Grove Hill and was married in 1907 to H. B. Harrell, who preceded her in death several years ago. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are one daughter, Miss Alta Harrell and a son, Ray Harrell, both of Hickory Creek, and one brother, W. K. Cook.
Submitted by Lee Driggers.



 Ray Anderson Harrell
(Sept. 25, 1909-Aug. 09, 1974)
Harrell
WOLFE CITY-Funeral services for Ray A. Harrell, 64, of Rt. 2 Celeste (Hunt Co.), were held Sunday in the Owens Funeral Chapel here. Rev. R.A. Lechner officiated. Burial was at Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Mr. Harrell died at 11:15 p.m. Friday at his home.
Born Sept. 25, 1909, in Fannin Co., he was the son of Henry Benton Harrell and Louise Cook Harrell. He was a farmer.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Rheagena Coyle and a sister, Mrs. Richard Thornton, both of Celeste, and two grandchildren.

Submitted by Gena Forsyth

 
Agnes Marie Maloy Simmons Harris
(September 15, 1913 - October 23, 1995)
Tuesday, October 24, 1995
Dension Herald
P. 2

Marie Harris
DENISON - Graveside service for Marie Harris, 82, of Denison, who died Oct. 23, 1995 at Denison Manor Nursing Home, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Fairview Cemetery. Howard R. Horton will officiate. Arrangements are under the direction of Johnson-Moore Funeral Home.

She was preceded in death by a son, Don Simmons.

Survivors include a daughter, Lynette Joie of Denison; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Submitted by Lee Driggers

***
October 24, 1995
Sherman Democrat
P A-6

Marie Harris

DENISON - Graveside services for Marie Harris, 82, of Denison, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Fairview Cemetery in Denison. She died Monday, Oct. 23, 1995, at Denison Manor Nursing Home.

Johnson-Moore Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Surviving are her daughter, Lynette Joie of Denison; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Submitted by Lee Driggers



 Albert Burk Hasty, Sr.
(January 27, 1919-August 3, 1968)
The San Antonio Light
The San Antonio Express/News
Sunday, August 25, 1968
pg. 8

M. Sgt. Albert B. Hasty

Funeral services and burial for M. Sgt. Albert B. Hasty, USAF (Ret.) 49, of Killeen, will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery with full military honors. He died Friday.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Helen E. Hasty, two daughters, Peggy Lynn and Kenda Nan Hasty; one son, Albert B. Hasty, Jr., all of Killeen; two sisters, Mrs. Joe (Robbie) Hardman and Mrs. Martha Wood, both of Dallas; and three brothers, Leon Hasty of Sherman, brooks Hasty of Angleton and Joe hasty of San Antonio.
Arrangements are by Alamo Funeral Home.
Luther M. Towery

Monday Aug. 26, 1968
San Antonio Express News

HASTY
MSGT Albert B. Hasty, USAF (Ret), 1401 DuVoll, Killeen, Texas, born in Leonard, Texas Jan. 27,1919, passed away Friday Aug. 23, 1968 in a local hospital at the age of 49 years.
Funeral Services will be held in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery Tuesday Aug 27
at 10:30 am with full military honors.
Survivors,wife, Mrs Helen E. Hasty, daughters, Peggy Lynn & Kenda Nan Hasty:
son, Albert B. Hasty, Jr all of Killeen, Texas: sisters, Mrs Joe (Robbie) Hardman, Mrs Martha
Wood, both of Dallas, Tx: brothers, Leon Hasty, Sherman, Texas, Joe Brooks Hasty, Angleton, Tx, Joe Hasty, City: several nieces and nephews.
Services under the direction of  The Cuds Family Alamo Funeral Home



 Cecil Henry Heath
(Jan. 03, 1903-Nov. 08, 1947)

The Fresno Bee
Sunday, November 9, 1947
Section: C-5

HEATH-In Fowler, November 8, 1947 Cecil Henry Heath, a native of Texas, aged 44 years; beloved husband of Mabel E. Heath of Fresno, loving father of Jimmie L. , Jackie W. , Billie D., and Lemuel D. Heath all of Fresno; loving son of Samuel and Rosa Heath of Fresno; brother of Wanda Fay Kimback of San Francisco, Earline Logslon of Fresno, Oma Larkin of Stockton, Frank Heath and Ruth Adams of Fresno.

Friends are invited to attend funeral services Monday, November 10, 1947, at one P.M. at the Twelfth St. Baptist Church in Fowler.  Rev. Anderson officiating.  Interment at Belmont Memorial Park.  Jorgensen Funeral Home, Fowler, in charge.
Submitted by Vanessa DeShazer


 Mrs. Beulah Nancy Hendrix
(Aug. 30, 1907-Dec. 19, 1971)

The Waco News-Tribune
Thursday, December 23, 1971
Padw 5-D


Mrs Beulah Nancy Hendrix, 64, of Rt. 1. Elm Mott, died at 5:515 p.m Sunday in a local hospital.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Connally Chapel, Revl E. J. Culp officiating, burial in Powers Chapel Cemetery near Rosebud.

Survivors; Her husband, George A. Hendrix; four dughters, Mrs. Maxie Owen, Mrs. Alton A. (Essie) York, Mrs. Susie B. York all of Rt 1, Elm Mott; Mrs Roger W. Daniels of Thibodaux, La(Lafourche Parish); two sisters, Mrs Lorence Bowers of Fresno, Calif.; Mrs Ivy Mae Plummer of Sanger, Calif.; 25 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren.

Connally Funeral Home, 1000 Washington Avenue, phone 752-3407
Submitted by Vanessa DeShazer


 Beulah Blossom Driggers Henslee
(February 02, 1902-July 23, 1966)


Dallas Morning News
Sunday, July 24, 1966

HENSLEE, Mrs. Beulah B. , 6802 Avalon.

Survived by daughter, Mrs. Charles W. Tessmer, Dallas; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers, E. S. Driggers, Earl Drigges, both of Dallas; Albert Drigger, Gilmer; sisters: Mrs. C. Huddleston, Mrs. C. H . Hunter, both of Dallas.

Services 2 p.m. Monday, Resthavens Wildwood Chapel. Rev. Randoll Odom officiating.  Interment: Restland, Dallas Chapter No. 1 Eastern Star will conduct gravside services.
RESTLAND FUNERAL HOME Greenville at Valley View.

Submitted by Bonnie Allen


 Oscar L. Henslee
(November 08, 1917-November 19, 1970)
Dallas Morning News
November 22, 1970
pg. 39A  HENSLEE

Oscar L., 5320 Richard. Survived by brother, Earl Henslee, San Diego,
California; sisters, Mrs. W. R. Cox, Mrs. Bill Lee, both of Fontana,
California, Mrs. Richards Musson, Redland, California (San Bernardino County). Graveside services 2 p.m. Monday, Oakland Cemetery. CAMP FUNERAL HOME, 821-1443
Submitted by Lee Driggers


 George Henderson "Bud" Henson
(August 10, 1886-April 11, 1941)

The Rosebud News   
Friday April 18, 1941

Funeral Held Last Friday for George Henson

George Henson, age 54, passed away shortly after midnight on Friday, April 11, 1941.  Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Friday at Green's funeral chapel, with Rev. Norvel Barnes officiating.  Interment followed in the Powers Chapel cemetery.

Pallbearers were Emil Meier, Ed Meier, W.W. Rasco, Bob Lucas, Delmas Swanzy and Walter Wolff.

Surviving is his wife; two sons, Grover Henson of Rosebud, Wilburn Henson of Leesville, Louisiana, and a daughter, Mrs. Ruby Childers of Madisonville, and five grandchildren.

Three brothers, Tom of San Angelo, Dee of Pelly, and Moody of Coleman, a sister, Mrs. May Terrell of Pritchett and another sister at Corpus Christi also survive him.

Submitted by Bonnie Allen


 Oscar Eugene  "Gene" Henson
(August 31, 1926-October 31, 1982)

Galveston Daily Times
Tuesday, November 2, 1982

Services today for former isle Police Chief Henson.

Galveston--Services for Oscar E. "Gene" Henson, 56, former island police chief, will be 2 p.m. today at J. Levy & Bro. Funeral Home in Galveston, the Revs. Denton Bassett and George Ramsey officiating.

Burial will be at Galveston Memorial Park in Hitchcock.

Mr. Henson died Sunday at his residence.

He was born Aug. 31, 1926, in Rosebud, Texas, and had lived in Galveston for 36 years.  Mr. Henson was a member of the Methodist Church of Rosebud and Boilermakers Local 132.

Survivors include his wife, Edna E. Henson of Galveston; a daughter, Sharon Ratisseau of Clear Lake City; three sons, Michael E. Henson, Patrick G. Henson and Gary Henson, all of Galveston; four grandchildren; and his mother, Willie Mae Woodruff of Galveston.

Pallbearers will be Henry Wright, D. R. Adams, Jesse Trevino; Joe Matthews, Dutch Parsons, Dale Turner and Don Michaels. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Robert Peake, Dr. Sally Abston, Judge Andrew Baker and members of Boilermakers Local 132.

Visitors may call at the funeral home after 7 a.m. today.
Submitted by Vanessa DeShazer


 Wilburn Charles Henson
(May 12, 1929-Mar. 25, 2000)

Chattanooga Times
Monday, March 27, 2000

Charles Henson died Saturday, March 25, 2000, in a local hospital.

Survivors include his wife, Gloria Mikel, one daughter, Shoani Hoover; one son Terry Henson, and  five grandchildren.

Services will be private.

Vistitation will be today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Coulter Chapel of Lane Funeral Home.
Submitted by Vanessa DeShazer


 Grover Henderson Henson
(April 26, 1907-March 27, 1949)

Galveston Daily News
Monday March 28, 1949 pg 2A


Isle Longshoreman Dies in Infirmary

Grover Henderson Henson, 41, longshoreman and resident of Galveston for the last 2 1/2 years, died at St. Mary's Infirmary, Sunday at 1:45 p.m.

He was born in Rockdale, Tex., April 26, 1907 and resided at 2920 K.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Willie Mae Henson;  mother, Mrs. Bessie Henson of North Zulch, Tex.; one son, O. E. Henson of Galveston; one sister, Mrs Ruby Childers, of North Zulth;  one brother, Wilburn Henson of Houston; one grandchild and other relatives.

The body will be taken overland Sunday to Rosebud, Tex., by Malloy & Son Funeral home for services and burial will be there.
Submitted by Vanessa DeShazer


 Marion Raymond Hill
(April 9, 1912-December 25, 1985)
Denison Herald
December 26, 1985
pg. 2

Marion R. Hill

DENISON - Services for Marion Raymond Hill of Denison, 73-year old retired employee of Lone Star Gas Co. who died Wednesday at his residence, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Bratcher Funeral Home Chapel.

Rev. Bob Cantwell will officiate, and burial will be in Fairview
Cemetery.

Mr. Hill was born in Savage, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Henry Hill and married Vada Longmire. He was a member of the Epting Memorial  Baptist Church and was a World War II veteran. He was employed by Lone Star Gas for 28 years and retired in 1973.

Surviving are his wife; son, James Richard Hill of Denison; daughters, Melvina Lois Jordan and Beverly Jo Wakefield, both of Denison, and Vada Mae Lilley of Canton, Ohio; sister, Gracie Mae Robinson of Odessa; 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Richard Riggins, Richard Jordan, Ted Jordan, Carlos Claunch, Tim Kidwell and Bob Weddle.

The family will be at the funeral home from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday.

****
Sherman Democrat
December 26, 1985
p. A-13
Marion Raymond Hill

DENISON - Funeral for Marion Raymond Hill, 73, Denison resident who died Wednesday at his home, will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Bratcher Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. Bob Cantwell officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

Hill was born April 9, 1912, in Savage, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Henry Hill. He married Vada Longmire Oct. 18, 1930, in Bonham. Hill retired in 1973, after 28 years service with Lone Star Gas Co. He was a member of Epting Memorial Baptist Church and a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during World War II. He had been a Denison resident 40 years.

Surviving are his wife; son, James Richard of Denison; three daughters, Melvina Lois Jordan, Beverly Jo Wakefield, both of Denison, Vada Mae Lilley of Canton, Ohio; sister, Gracie Mae Robinson of Odessa; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Richard Riggins, Richard Jordan, Ted Jordan, Carlos Claunch, Tim Kidwell and Bob Weddle.
The family will be at the funeral home from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday.
Submitted by Lee Driggers




 Maggie Ann Driggers Hillin
(February 07, 1881-October 14, 1969)
Rockdale Reporter
Thursday, October 16, 1969

Mrs. J. D.  Hillin Dies Tuesday

Mrs. J. D. Hillin, 88, died at 3:27 a.m. Tuesday in Richards Hospital here and funeral services were held at the Phillips & Luckey Chapel at 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Burial was in the IOOF Cemetery with the Rev. Millard Brown officiating.

Mrs. Hillin's death came after a long illness. A resident of Rockdale, she had lived in Milam County  all her life, born Feb. 7, 1881, in Milam County to the late Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Driggers.

She married J. D.  Hillin at Rockdale on Nov. 13, 1898. Her husband died Dec. 19, 1946. Four sons and a daughter also proceeded her in death.

Survivors include one son, Woodrow Hillin of Houston; six daughters, Mrs. Harvey Luckey of Rockdale, Mrs. Jack Schneebeli of Rockdale, Mrs. Clyde Lovelace of Rockdale, Mrs. E. V. Marshall of Rockdale, Mrs. A. C. Skinner of Houston, Mrs. A. C. Buetou of Houston, Mrs. Walter Weatherred of Dallas, Mrs. Edd Stock of Hempstead; and Mrs.   E. L.   Williams of Lyons; one sister; Mrs. Bessie Mize of North Zulch.

There are also 24 grandchildren and 37 great grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Billie Buetow, Larry Beutou, Ben Earl Williams, Elton Williams, Jr., Earl Schneebeli, Wayne Skinner, Walton Weatherred, Harold Edward Stanislaw.
Submitted by Vanessa DeShazer



 Jefferson Woodrow Hillin
(May 21, 1914-August 21, 1988)

Houston Post
August 23, 1988
Page 6E

HILLIN

Jefferson Woodrow Hillin, age 74, departed this life August 21, 1988. Mr. Hillin was born in Rockdale, Texas, May 21, 1914. He leaves to cherish his memory, a loving and devoted wife, Margaret Rose, two daughters, Joan Funderburk and husband, Joe, Sandy Crenshaw and husband, Don; two grandchildren, Michael Anthony Crenshaw and Debra Kay Crenshaw. Mr. Hillin is survived by three of his nine sisters. In terment is to be in Rockdale, Texas after cremation.
(son of Maggie Driggers Hillin)
Submitted by Gena Forsyth


 Warren Lroy "Pete" Hodges
(January 24, 1923-March 07, 1989)

Jacksboro Gazette
Wednesday, March 8, 1989

W. L. "Pete" Hodges, 66, died Tuesday, March 7, 1989 in a Fort Worth Hospital.

Services will be at 3:00 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church with the Reverend Billy Rodgers, Bible Baptist Church pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery under the direction of Hawkins Funeral Home.

Hodges was born January 24, 1923 in Orth, Texas. He and Mildred Berman were married December, 15, 1942 in Graham, Texas.

They moved to Jacksboro in 1955. He owned and operated Pete's Well Service and S & H Well Service until retiring in 1987. Hodges was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 8914, Jacksboro.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Grace McConnell of Jacksboro and Sharon James of Conroe, Texas, one brother, Floyd Martin of Jacksboro; one sister, Louise Townley of Hobart, Oklahoma and five grandchildren
Submitted  by  Sharon James


 Melvina J. "Mary" Driggers Hoge
(November 04, 1875-July 16, 1953)

Bonham Daily Favorite Newspaper
Thursday, July 16, 1953

Rites Friday for Mrs. Melvina Hoge

Mrs. Melvina Hoge died at Madonna Hospital, Denison, at 2 a.m., Thursday morning. Her residence was at 7E13 East Hennah Street, Denison.

Mrs. Hoge was born November 4, 1875, near Leonard and was a member of the Presbyterian Church at Grove Hill.

Surviving are two sons, Carl Melton Hill, Grand Prairie, Marion R. Hill of Denison; two daughters, Mrs. L. C Horn of Ravenna, Mrs. H. C. Robinson, (line thur name of town), Oklahoma; one sister, Mrs. Lulu Brinkley of Leonard; four brothers, Wheeler Driggers and Isaac Driggers of Greenville, J. A. Driggers of Wyneth, Art Driggers, Bailey; 22 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 9 step children: Bill Blanton, Ravenna, W. B. Blanton, Ravenna, Mrs. Carl Hogg, Ravenna, Mrs. Frank McFarlin, Bonham, Mrs. Jack Murray, Levelland, Everet Hoge, Bonham, Mrs. Foster Sparks, Dodd City, Tom Hill, Brady, Mrs. Ann Owens, Wolfe City.

Funeral services will be held at Cooper's Chapel at 2:30 p.m. Friday afternoon with the Rev. T. R. Hawkins officiating. Burial will be at Grove Hill Cemetery with Cooper's Funeral Home in charge. Grandsons will be pallbearers.
Submitted by Lee Driggers



 W. J. Hoge
(December 29, 1860-May 7, 1953)
Bonham Daily Favorite Newspaper Bonham, Texas
May 8, 1953

Service Today for W. J. Hoge William Joseph Hoge, 93, passed away at his home, 713 East 7th, Denison, at 8:30 p.m., Thursday, May 7. He was
born in Springdale, Arkansas, December 29, 1860 and came to
Farmersville, Texas in 1900. He was a member of the Methodist Church.
Survivors include his widow, Mrs. W. J. Hoge of Denison; one son, Everett Hoge of Bonham; one daughter, Mrs. Foster Sparks of Dodd City; nine grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at Cooper's Chapel at 2 p.m., Saturday with the Reverends Truman Hawkins of Dodd City and Harvey Hazelwood of Dodd City officiating. Burial will be at Grove Hill Cemetery with Cooper's Funeral Home in charge. Grandsons will be pallbearers
Submitted by Lee Driggers


 James Mathis Holbrook
(November 17, 1876-January 4, 1963)
McKinney Newspaper
Friday, January 4, 1963

J.M. HOLBROOK PASSES AWAY FRIDAY NIGHT
James Mathis Holbrook, 86, died at his home, 1104 East Greenville Street at 7 p.m. Friday. He was a retired farmer and carpenter, born November 17, 1876 in Georgia, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mat Holbrook. Surviving are a son, James F. Holbrook of Cale, Okla.; eight daughters, Miss. Naomi Holbrook and Mrs. Ethel Driggers, McKinney; Mrs. Lorena White,
Farmersville; Mrs. Anne Knaver, Pottstown, PA.; Mrs. Clara Wilson, Plano; Mrs. Addie Green, Almagardo, N. Mex.; Mrs. Opal Rowell, Sherman; and Mrs. Iloa LaBar, Ft. Worth; 15 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
Note: Ethel Holbrook father
Submitted by Lee Driggers


 John William Holliday
(September 15, 1894-May 05, 1954)
Rockdale Reporter

John William Holliday died Wednesday evening, May 5, 1954. He became ill a short time before his death. Holliday served from 1939-1951 as a custodial employee of the Rockdale Post Office. He was retired on disability and for the past two years had been a patient at various times in McCloskey hospital.

He was born at Sand Grove (near Rockdale) on September 15, 1894,  a son of Mandy and John Holliday. He was a veteran of WWI and a member of the American Legion.

Survived by his wife, Mrs. John Holliday; tow daughters, Mrs. Robert Toeliner of Austin and Mrs. Lewis Owen of Miami Springs, Florida; five grandchildren, Nacy, Debra and Barbara Owen, and Ann and Robert Toeliner.

He had four sisters and four brothers; Mrs. Mamie Hill, Mrs. Myrtle Small, Mrs. Bob Yoakum, Mrs. Doris Lohse, James Holliday, Robert Holliday, Claude Henderson, and Floyd Henderson.

Funeral services are Friday (May 7) at 2:30 by Phillips & Luckey Chapel. Burial in Oak Lawn Cemetery with taps sounded.
Submitted by Vanessa DeShazer




 Ruby Marcella  Hooks
(July 21, 1923-Nov. 3, 1985

    MARCELLA HOOKS

Funeral services for Marcella Hooks, 72, of Marshall were held Monday at the Coker - Matthews Funeral Home Chapel.  She passed away November 3, 1985 at Marshall hospital.

Rev. Lonnie Murphy and Rev. B.C. Housewright officiated.  Burial was in Tidwell Cemetery.

She was born July 21, 1923 in Leonard to Issac and Crater Owens  Driggers.  Mrs. Hooks retired from Henson-Kickernick in 1978.  She was a member of North Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son Paul Kiker of Marshall, a sister-in-law, Mrs. Allie Driggers of Greenville, and one grandchild.

She was precede in death by a brother, Homer Driggers.

Pallbearers were, Pete Wilburn, G. W. Cooper, Doug Driggers, Ronnie Driggers, Craig Driggers, and Terry Driggers.
Submitted By Lee Driggers


 Charles Calvin Huddleston
(October 07, 1895-April 01, 1972)

Dallas Morning News
Dallas, Texas
April 3, 1972

HUDDLESTON

Charles Calvin, 4131 Parkdale Drive. Survived by daughters, Mrs. Charles
(Betty) Allen, Mrs. Marvin (Peggy A.) Fain; sons, Ivan E. and Curtis
Leroy Huddleston, both of Dallas; brother, W. M. (Mack) Huddleston,
Dallas; nine grandchildren; a number of nieces and nephews. Services 3
p.m. Monday. TROY SUGGS CHAPEL. Rev. John G. Moore officiating.
Interment Grove Hill.
TROY SUGGS FUNERAL HOME
7623 Military Pwky.   381-1109.
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CHARLES CALVIN HUDDLESTON - Funeral services for Charlie C. Huddleston 76 of 6131 Parkside Drive owner of Fairfield Gardens Nursery will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at the Troy Suggs Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Grove Hill Memorial Park. Huddleston died here on Saturday. A native of Wylie, Collin County he had lived in Dallas since 1920. Until retiring in 1965 he was the general manager of the wholesale division of Lang Floral and Nursery co. After retirement he began Fairfield Gardens. He was a member of the Colonial Baptist Church and the Southern Floral Association. Survived by his daughters Mrs. Charles(Betty) Allen, Mrs. Marvin (Peggy A.) Fain, sons Ivan E. and Curtis LeRoy Huddleston both of Dallas, brother W.M. (Mack) Huddleston, Dallas, nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
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 Curtis Leroy Huddleston
(March 7, 1926-November 22, 1998)

DALLAS MORNING NEWS
NOVEMBER 23, 1998  

HUDDLESTON CURTIS "Leroy", born March 7, 1926 in Dallas, Texas. Passed away November 22, 1998 in Dallas, Texas.   Preceded in Death by his wife, June Winona Huddleton. Retired from Dallas Power and Light.

Leroy is survived by his sister Betty Allen. Also, his two sons; David Wayne Huddleston & Tommy Gene Huddleston.  2 Grandsons; Jeremy Bryan Huddleston & Jason Wayne Huddleston. 2 Nieces; Gail Rogers & Diane Ramsey. And many more.   Visitaion at Grove Hill Funeral Home will be Tuesday, November 24, 1998 3:30 PM until 9:00 PM.  Funeral Services will be Wednesday November 24, 1998 at 9:00 AM in the Chapel at Grove Hill
Funeral Home.   Intement will follow at Grove Hill Memorial Park. Grove Hill Funeral Home  and Flower Shop  3920 Sammuel Blvd.  Dallas 214- 388-6887.
Submitted by Lee Driggers


 Earl Ray Huddleston
(January 30, 1922-March 02, 1965)
Dallas Morning News
Wednesday, March 3, 1965 Section 4 Page 4
EARL RAY HUDDLESTON
Eark R, 3202 Nutting Drive. Survived by wife, Mrs. Ruth Huddleston; sons, Mike and Gary Huddleston; daughter-in-law Mrs. Gary Huddleston; parents, Mr. and Mrs. C.C. Huddleston; sisters, Mrs. C. F. Allen (Betty) , Mrs. Peggy Abbott Fain; brothers, Curtis LeRoy and Ivan
Huddleston all of Dallas. Chapel services 2 p.m. Thursday. Reverend John G. Moore officiating. Interment Grove Hill, Tannhill Masonic Lodge #52 will conduct graveside services.
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June Winona Clymer Huddleston
(January 17, 1926-January 07, 1993)

The Dallas Morning News
Saturday, January 9, 1993

HUDDLESTON

JUNE W, Survived by husband, Curtis L. Huddleston, Dallas; sons, Gene Huddleston, Garland, David Huddleston, Dallas; mother, Lorine J. Clymer, Garland; grandsons, Jason and Jeremy Huddleston; granddaughter, Katie Lynn Huddleston; brother, Howard Clymer, Garland, and Jack Clymer, Richardson; sister, Carole Duke, Richardson.

Services Saturday, January 9, 1993, 1:30 P. M., Chapel East, Grove Hill Funeral
Home. Interment Grove Hill Memorial Park, Ernest Godwin officiating.

      Grove Hill Funeral Home
                              2900 Samuell          388-8887

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 Mickey Milton Huddleston
(February 12, 1933-April 5, 1955)
Wednesday, April 6, 1955
SAILOR DIES IN AUTO WRECK
Mickey Milton Huddleston, 22, a sailor en route from Alameda, Calif., to his home in
Dallas was killed instantly Tuesday night when his car rolled and skidded for 1,000 feet on Highway 114 near Roanoke. Highway Patrolmen Pat Berkley and Felix Webster of Denton said Justice C. A. Cowan of Roanoke pronounced the man dead. Officers said the late-model Chevrolet the man was driving was demolished in the accident. The car skidded over
both sides of the highway, struck a culvert, and rolled into a pasture before it came to a halt. Officers found no witnesses to the wreck. The body was transferred Tuesday night from the Goen Funeral Home here to the Dudley M. Hughes Funeral Home in Dallas where funeral
arrangements are pending. The young sailor is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs C.C. Huddleston; brothers, Earl R., Curtis Leroy, and Ivan Eugene; and two sisters, Mrs. W. B. Abbott and Mrs. C. F. Allen.
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 Tommie Bell Driggers Huddleston
(June 24, 1900-October 09, 1966)
The Dallas Morning News
Monday, October 10, 1966
Page 4 D

HUDDLESTON

Mrs. Tommie B., 6131 Parkdale Drive. Survived by husband, C. C. Huddleston; daughters, Mrs. Peggy Fain, Mrs. C. F. Allen, both of Dallas; Sons, Curtis L. and Ivan E. Huddleston, both of Dallas; sister, Mrs. C. H. Hunter, Dallas; brothers, R. S. and Earl Driggers, both of Dallas, Albert Driggers, Gilmer; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild.

Services 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. TROY SUGGS CHAPEL. Rev. John G. Moore officiating. Interment Grove Hill.  TROY SUGGS FUNERAL HOME 7623 Military Parkway EV1-1109 Greenville Ave. at Restland Rd.  238-7111.
(David Milton Driggers)
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 Robert Lee Hughes, Jr.
(1918-May 04, 1993)

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram
 May 05, 1993
Page: 25

FORT WORTH - Robert Lee Hughes Jr., a retired mill wright and employee of
Swift & Co., died Tuesday at his Fort Worth home. He was 75. Funeral
will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Mount Olivet Funeral Home. Burial will be
in Mount Olivet Cemetery. Mr. Hughes was born in Fort Worth. He was an
Army veteran of World War II. Survivors: wife, Jessie Hughes of Fort
Worth; four sons, Billy Jack Bartee of Azle, Ray Hughes of Sweetwater,
John Hughes of Fort Worth and Bobby Orr of Denton; three stepdaughters,
Jean Daniels and Joyce Glover, both of Forth Worth, and Carol Wilson of
Azle; brother, Howard Hughes of Fort Worth; two sisters, Lenie Canning
of San Bernardino, Calif., and Jessie Lee Keene of Oklahoma City; 26
grandchildren; and 35 great-grandchildren.
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 Archie James Hutto
(Apr. 13, 1913-Oct.08, 1982)

OBITUARY- Funeral services for Archie James Hutto, 69, of Woodville Nursing Home will be today, Sunday at 4 p. m. in the Oakley-Metcalf Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Gravel Ridge Cemetery. The Rev. Kenneth Stone, Pastor of Grace Temple Baptist Church will officiate. Mr Hutto died Friday in Tyler Hospital in Woodville. Survivors include; two daughters, Mrs Geraldine Southwell of Houston and Ms Lequita Christy of Nassau Bay; two sisters, Mrs Lucille Stasney of Houston and Mrs Billy Tullas of Tomball, four half-sisters, Lillie Kitchens of Pasadena, Louise Terrell of Liberty, Inez Hutto of Liberty and Ollie Griffin og Corrigan; four half brothers, Troy Hutto of LIberty, David Hutto of Doucette, Billy Floyd Hutto of Indian Springs and Paul Hutto of Corrigan; 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Luke Muckleroy, Charlie Muckleroy, Thomas Wayne Rogers, Roger Dale Mosher, Woodie Edwin Clifton and Bobby Joe Lee. Services are under the direction of Oakley-Metcalf Funeral Home
Submitted by Vanessa DeShazer


 Verla Roxie Jennings
(June 28, 1909-Sept. 09, 1981)


OBITUARY Wednesday September 9, 1981

JENNINGS
Former Greenville resident, Verla Roxie Jennings, who died Wednesday in a Garland hospital will be buried in Forest Park Cemetery in Greenville following a funeral service at Dallas.  Service is at 11 a.m. in Restland Funeral Home's Wildwood Chapel with Rev. Martin Spell officiating.  Mrs. Jennings was born in Leonard June 28, 1909, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wheeler Driggers. She married Bob Jennings and lived in Greenville  until 1942.  She was a Garland resident for the past 18 years. She operated a toy store before working in the cafeteria
of South Garland High School.  Survivors include sons Jerry G. Jennings and Robert W. Jennings both of Garland; daughter, Roxine.  
(dau of Elbert Wheeler Driggers)
Files of Kim and Alfred Scott
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 Eddie Nelson Joe
(February 01, 1949-July 14, 1987)
Houston Post
July 16, 1987
section B pg. 10

Eddie Nelson Joe, age 38, lifelong resident of Houston, Texas passed away July 14, 1987. Survived by; Father, numerous brothers and sisters and nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be conducted at Brookside Cemetery, 10 a.m. Friday July 17th.
(grandson of Mamie Ophelia Driggers Scarbrough)
Submitted by Gena Forsyth


 Barbara Jean Driggers Jones
(January 07, 1959-February 2, 1983)

Palladium-Item
Richmond, Indiana
Thursday, Feb. 3, 1983
pg 4 c.1

Barbara Jean Jones

Barbara Jean Jones, 24, 2014 Glen Court, died of natural causes Wednesday morning at Reid Memorial Hospital.

She was a native of Spokane, Wash., who came to Richmond in 1970. She was an employee of Cox's Markets.

Survivors include her husband, Edwin; one daughter, Chance Reylene, at home; her father, James L. Driggers of Richmond; two sisters, Mary A. Bond and Catherine A. Reynolds, both of Richmond; aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Her mother, Mary Ann Driggers, died in April 1982.

Funeral service for Barbara Jean Jones will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Father Joseph Dooley, pastor of St. Mary Catholic Church, officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery. Friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 t0 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
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 Mildred Faye Evans Jones
(Sept. 14, 1914-Oct. 23, 1994)
October 24, 1994
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Page: 12;13
CLEBURNE - Mildred Faye Jones, a retired electronics technician, died Sunday at a Cleburne nursing home. She was 80.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Crosier-Pearson-Mayfield Funeral Home. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
Mrs. Jones, a Mount Pleasant native, had lived in Cleburne for 39 years. She was a member of College Heights Baptist Church and Ruth Chapter No. 20 Order of the Eastern Star. She was a third-generation Texan. She graduated from Winfield High School in 1932.
Survivors: Son, Thomas Glenn Jones of Cleburne; brother, Billy Lewis Evans of Groveland, Calif.; sister, Evelyn Evans Ault of Sulphur Bluff; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
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 Lisa Marie Scott Fulfer Johnston
(July 22, 1968-August 15, 2000)
Wichita TRN
Thursday, August 17, 2000

Lisa Marie Johnston
  Lisa Marie Johnston, 32, of Wichita Falls since 1979, died Tuesday, August 15, 2000, in Wichita Falls.
   Services will be at 1 p.m. today, August 17, 2000, at Owens & Brumley Funeral Home Chapel in Wichita Falls with Dr. Tim Russell of First Baptist Church of Burkburnett officiating. Burial will be in Burkburnett Cemetery under the direction of Owens & Brumley Funeral Home.
   Mrs. Johnston was born July 22, 1968, in Baltimore, Md. She was a homemaker. She married Jeff Johnston.
   Survivors include her husband, Jeff Johnston of Wichita Falls; her mother, Elizabeth Ann Bien of Janesville, Wis.; her stepfather, Henry Bien of Janesville; a daughter, Brittany Fulfer of Wichita Falls; a son, Cody Fulfer of Wichita Falls; a sister, Jennifer Ann Bien of Janesville; a brother, Jason John Scott of Milliken, Colo.; and two grandmothers, Mary Sevison and Virginia Bien, both of Baltimore.
   Memorials may be made to Hospice of Wichita Falls.
Submitted by Vanessa Deshazer
(ex-wife of Jerry Donald Fulfer, Jr.)



 Mollie Mae Proctor King
(Feb. 11, 1889-Dec, 14, 1954)

McKinney Courier Gazette
Wednesday, December 15, 1954
Page: 8

Mrs. Mollie King of Blue Ridge Dies In City-County Hospital.   

Mrs. Mollie May Proctor King, 65, resident of Blue Ridge, died at 5:45 a.m. Tuesday in the City-County Hospital. She was born in Greenville, Hunt County, February 11, 1889, the daughter of Will and Betty Turner Proctor. She had been a resident of this county for a number of years.

Surviving are her husband, Lane King, of Blue Ridge; three daughters, Mrs. Chester Driggers and Mrs. Fay Butler, both of Pike and Miss. Goldie King, of Blue Ridge; a son, Charles Ray King of Blue Ridge; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Her parents and three brothers preceded her in death.

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in the Verona Baptist Church, conducted by Rev. Clarence Hanna of Verona; Rev. Arthur Brooks of Renner and Rev. Peck Williams of Blue Ridge, with interment in the Verona Cemetery directed by Crouch-Moore Funeral Home.
(Mother of Maybell King Driggers)  George Lafayette Driggers
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 Sherry Lynn Tillotson Kubala
(May 03, 1939-June 6, 2001)
Thursday, June 7, 2001

Sherry L. Kubala
62, of Westminster

Sherry Lynn Kubala, 62, of Westminster, died Wednesday, June 6, 2001, at
Carroll County General Hospital.

Born May 3, 1939, in San Angelo, Texas, she was the daughter of the late
Quentin R. and Ethel Berman Lockett. She was the wife of Edward J. Kubala.

She was a homemaker and member of St. John Catholic Church.

Surviving, in addition to her husband, are sons and daughters-in-law Quentin
L. and Veronica Kubala of Lake Worth, Fla., David and Tammy Kubala of York,
Pa.; brother and sister-in-law Clay and Jeanie Lockett of Palestine, Texas;
sisters and brothers-in-law Margaret and Larry Robison of Austin, Texas, and
Clara and Gary Closkey of Marshall, Texas; grandchildren Joey, Nina, Samantha
and Nicholas Kubala; two nieces; and two nephews.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday at St. John
Catholic Church, 43 Monroe St., Westminster, with the Rev. Andrew Mohl as
celebrant. Interment will be private.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Pritts Funeral
Home, 412 Washington Road, Westminster
Note: great granddaughter of William Riley and Margaret Helen Fulfer

Submitted by Sharon James

 Alfred Raymond Lancaster
(March 16, 1935-March 18, 1983)

San Bruno Recorder/Progress
March 23, 1983

Funeral services were held Tuesday for Ray Lancaster, 48, of San Bruno.

A native Texan, he is survived by his wife, Margaret; two daughters, Linda Lancaster of San Bruno and Lori Lancaster of Chico; and a son, Alfred Lancaster of Texas.

Services were held at 11 a.m. at the San Bruno Funeral Home. Interment was in Big Springs, Texas.

Donations to the American Heart Society are preferred.
Submitted by  Lee Driggers


 Margaret Louise Driggers Lancaster
(October 17, 1934-January 28, 1987)

San Bruno Herald
Wednesday 11, 1987

Margaret L. Lancaster, 52, a former executive at Homestead Savings in Burlingame, died Jan. 28 at Pennisula Hospital after a long illness.

A native of Arizona, she had been a San Bruno resident for a quarter-century.

Before her illness, she served as Homestead's vice president, personnel, and was active in the American Business Women's Association.

She was the widow of Ray Lancaster, who died in 1983.

Surviving are two daughters, Linda Lancaster and Lori Lancaster Ide, both of Chico.

Final arrangements are under the direction of the Nepture Society. There was no funeral service.

The family suggests contributions to the American Lung Association
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 Billy Joseph Lang
(March 06, 1970-January 16, 2002)

The Conroe Courier
January 20, 2002

Graveside services for Billy Joseph Lang 31, of Conroe, will be held Tuesday, January 22, 2002, at 10 a.m. in Conroe Memorial Park Cemetery with the Rev. Jimmy Weeks officiating. Visitation will be Monday, January 21, 2002, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Cashner Funeral Home. Mr. Lang was born March 6, 1970 in Conroe and passed away January 16, 2002 in Conroe. Survivors include daughters, Shelby Lang and Cierra Lang, both of Pasadena, and Desiree Lang of Conroe; son, Joseph Lang of Pasadena; mother, Yvette King of Grangerland; father, Billy Wayne Lang of Conroe; sisters, Brandy King of Grangerland; Tiffany Lang and Debbie Lang, both of Conroe. Numerous aunts and uncles also survive.

Submitted by Sharon Hodges



 Evelyn Ethel Berman Lockett
(June 11, 1920-September 30, 1983)

Funeral services for Ethel Lockett, 63, of Jefferson, Texas, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, in Haggard Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Gregory A. Megill officiating. Burial will be in the Lockett Cemetery.

Mrs. Lockett died the evening of Friday, September 30, 1983, at Marion County Hospital in Jefferson, Texas after a short illness.

She was born June 11, 1920, in Rush Springs, Oklahoma, the daughter of David Berman and Dorothy Lillian Fulfer.

She had lived in Jefferson 15 years, moving from Longview, Texas. She was a homemaker and a member of the Methodist Faith.

Survivors include her husband, Quentin R. Lockett of Jefferson; a son Clay David Lockett of Palestine, Texas; three daughters, Sherry Lynn Kubala of Pembroke Pines, Florida, Margaret Helen Robison of Jefferson and Clara Delores Closkey of Marshall, Texas; three sisters, Vivian Danielson of Spring Valley Wisconsin, Correne McKinney of Warren, Arkansas and Mildred Hodges of Jacksboro, Texas; five grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Mrs. Lockett's nephews and grandsons. Honorary pallbearers are Frank Williams, Lugo Dreesen, Bondise Dreesen, William Dreesen, Dr. Michael Weber and Dr. W.S. Terry
Submitted by Sharon James



 Quentin Rudolph Lockett
(June 20, 1911-July 17, 1987)
Marshall News-Messenger
July 19, 1987

  JEFFERSON-Funeral services for Quentin R. Lockett, 76, of Jefferson
will be at 3 p.m. today at Haggard Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev.
Charles Thornton officiating. Burial is in  Lockett Cemetery.

  Mr. Lockett died Friday, July 17, 1987, in Marion County Hospital.

  He was born June 20, 1911, in Marion County, the son of William A. and
Bennie Sanders Lockett.

  He was a Methodist and a member of the Oddfellows Lodge and the
American Legion. He was an Army veteran of World War II, and was retired
from the Longview Police Department.
Submitted by Lee Driggers



 Bertie Mae Hillin Lovelace
(May 02, 1909-May 01, 1986)
Rockdale Reporter

Bettie (sic) Mae Hillin Lovelace, 76.
Graveside services were held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday (May 3) in the Oak Lawn Cemetery in Rockdale. The Rev. Doug Springer officiating. She died Friday morning at Maor Oakes Nursing Home after a short illness.

Mrs. Lovelace was born May 24, 1909 in the New Salem Community to Jeff Davis and Maggie Ann Driggers Hillin. She and Clyde Lovelace were married in 1935, and he preceeded her in death.

She is survived by daughter, Sue Norman of Rockdale; a borther, Woodrow Hillin of Rye, four sisters, Thelma Weatherred of Dallas, Marie Buetow of Houston, Alice Williams of Lyons, and Buelah Schneebli of Rockdale. Also three grandchildren, Harold (Butch), Donald, and John Stanislaw, and three great-grandchildren.

Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Submitted by Vanessa DeShazer



 Ellen Ella Hillin Luckey
(February 23, 1901-September 02, 1972)
Rockdale Reporter

Luckey, Mrs. Ella (Harvey) of Rockdale, Age 71. Died 9/1972 (Sat) at Richards Hospital after an illness of several months. Services held (Sunday) at Phillips & Luckey Chapel, Rockdale. Burial in IOOF Cemetery, Rockdale. Rev. D. D. Simpson, pastor of First Baptist Church, and Rev. M. C. Brown, pastor of Full Gospel chapel, officiated. She was born 2/23/1901 in the New Salem Community. To Mr and Mrs. J. D. Hillin.  Married Harvey Luckey in Thorndale on Feb. 8, 1933. She lived her entire life in Milam co., and Rockdale the last 6 yrears.  Member of Full Gospel Church of Rockdale. Survivors: husband, Harvey Luckey of Rockdale; brother, J. W. Hillin of Houston; 8 sisters, Mrs. Ida Jo Marshall, Mrs. Clyde Loveless, Mrs. A. C. Skinner, and Mrs. Jack Schneebeli, all of Rockdale, Mrs. W. S. Weatherred of Dallas, Mrs. E. I.  Williams of Lyons, Mrs. Marie Buetow of Houston and Mrs. Ed Stork of Hempstead.
Submitted by Vanessa DeShazer