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Flying Dove

Sadberry, Tommy Gerald Sr.

Schneebeli, Beulah N. Hillin

Scott, Lee Roy

Scott, William Mack

Simmons, Donald Earl

Simmons, Earl Donald

Simoneaux, Uylsses Joe

Simpson, Annie Mae

Skinner, Archie Carl, Sr.

Smith, Cora Jane Brooks

Smith, Eva Doris Duncan

Smith, Nancy Jane Driggers

Snowden, Marie Olevy Box Strickland

Snowden, Walter Lee

Stanislaw, Ronald Wayne

Stanislaw, Virginia Sue

Steen, Bryan, Jr.

Steen, Byran Sr.  

Steen, Edith Lucille Maloy

Steen, George Bryan

Stein, Claudia Ruth Stoutt

Stein, Irvin H. "Doc"

Stewart, Maxene Smith

Stewart, Nina Mae

Stork, Frances B. Hillin

Strong, Bernice Alene Rhoades

Stoutt, Claud G.

Stoutt, Ludie Lee Sirkle

Swinner, Maxi Pearl "Micki" Coble

Tallent,Viola Rebecca Russell

Taylor, Amzy Hooker

Taylor, Annie May Bright

Terry, Dorothy Jean Skinner

Terry, John Bev

Thornton, Alta Viola

Thornton, John RIchard

Trout, Sarah Ann

Watson, James Robert

Watson, Pansey Mae Box Hill

Wilhite, Lee Doyle Jr.

Wilhite, Mary

Williams, Grace Dell Driggers

Wilson, Vera Juanita Stoutt

Whitson, Chyvonne LaRay

Whitson, Justin Ray

Woodruff, Willie Mae

Wright, Joseph Jasper, Sr

Yates, Beatrice Driggers Jackson

Yates, James Elmer

York, Alton Allen

York, Essie Marcella

York, Susie Beatice

Young, Pearl Willie Ann Fulfer

Young, William Dexter



 Tommy Gerald Sr. Sadberry
(July 27, 1939-April 29, 1982)
The Archer County News
Thursday, April 29, 1982
 pg 2

Tommy Sadberry

Funeral services for Tommy Sadberry, 42, of Holliday were held Tuesday in First Baptist Church of Holliday. Church pastor, Rev. Mike Gresham officiated and burial was in the Holliday Cemetery under the direction of Owens-Brumley Funeral Home.

Sadberry, who was found Saturday night by a passing motorist on a farm-to-market road south of Holliday, was pronounced dead at the scene by Justice of the Peace Andy Roewe.

Sadberry was born July 27, 1939 in Gorman, Texas and came to Archer County with his parents, the late Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Sadberry as a child. He lived in the Mankins-Holliday area and was a graduate of Holliday High School and a member of the First Baptist Church, Holliday. He was an oil field pumper.

Survivors include his wife Shirley of Holliday; two sons, Tommy Sadberry, Jr.; daughter, Sherry Sadberry and one brother, Lee Sadberry, all of Holliday and one grandson.

Pallbearers were Keith Allrich, Bill Finnell, John, W. H., Jerry and Robert Fulfer.  Honorary pallbearers were O. L., Charles and Bobby Fulfer.

Submitted by Lee Driggers


 Beulah N. Hillin Schneebeli
(February 23, 1901-January 06, 1990)
Rockdale Reporter

Schneebeli, Beulah Hillin of Rockdale, age 88. Died January 6, 1990 (Fri) at the Arboretum Health Care Center whre she had been in failing health for the past 3 1/2 months. Services held Jan 9 (Tues) in the Phillips & Luckey Chapel. Burial in  Oak Lawn Cemetery.  Rev. Henry Spillers of Southwest City, MO. officiated. She was born February 23, 1901 in Rockdale and was a homemaker and helped out in the family cattle operation. She was a member of the Rockdale Apostolic Faith Church. Preceded in death by her husband on Dec. 5. 1959, daughter, Ruby Mears, 6 sisters, Frances Stork, Ella Luckey, Ludie Skinner, Mae Lovelace, Thelma Weatherred, and Ida Jo Marshall, 2 brothrs, Woodrow Hillin and John Hillin and her parents.
Survivors; son, Earl Schneebeli of Rockdale; daugter, Ruth E. Stark of Austin; 2 sisters, Alice L. Williams of Lyons and Marie Buetown of Danbury, brother-in-law, Ed Stork of Hempstead, 8 grandchilden; 8 great-grandchildren.
Submitted by Vanessa DeShazer


 Lee Roy "Scotty" Scott
(October 02, 1907-July 11, 1993)
San Antonio Express News
July 13, 1993
Page 15A

Lee Roy Scott, age 85, of San Antonio died Sunday, July 11, 1993.
Survivors wife, Etna (Tina) Scott; daughter, Jean Scott Burns, Moreno Valley; a grandson, Timothy F. Burns, Puyallup, WA.; mother-in-law, Beulah A. Ridens, Sallisaw, OK; nieces, Nancy Strong Momirov, San Francisco, CA and Sally C. Strong, Houston, TX; brothers-in-law, Eldred Rhoads, Sallisaw, OK, Robert G. Strong, San Antonio and Jimmie N. Potts, Riverside, CA

Graveside Services
Wednesday-10:30 A.M.
Ft. Sam Houston
National Cemetery
with Military Honors, the Rev. Chuck Jennings officiating. Honary  Pallbearers: Eldred Rhoades, Robert G. Strong, Daune Moore, Milam Momirov, Gene Potter, Roy Quiroga, Phillip Goodwin, Allen Carpenter, and Jimmie N. Potts.

Arrangements with Porter Loring 1101 McCullough 227-8221
(Armstrong)
Submitted by Lee Driggers


 Willie Mack Scott
(Nov. 28, 1916-August 17, 1979)

McKinney Courier Gazette
Friday, August 17, 1979
Page: 3

Willie Scott

Funeral services for Willie M. Scott, 63, a retired county employee who died Friday morning in a McKinney hospital, are pending with Fielder-Baker, Blue Ridge.


McKinney Courier Gazette
August 19, 1979 Page: 7

Willie Scott

Funeral services for Willie M. (Cush) Scott, 62, of Blue Ridge, who died Thursday morning in a McKinney hospital, were held 3 p.m. Saturday in Blue Ridge First Baptist Church with Rev. J. D. Horton and Rev. Roland Pryor officiating. Interment was in Blue Ridge Cemetery, Fielder-Baker in charge.   

A retired Collin County employee and rancher, he was born Nov. 28, 1916 in Blue Ridge, the son of Oliver and Harriette Scott. He was a veteran of WW II and a member of Pike Baptist Church. He married Audrey L. Kent, June 20, 1951 in Durant, Okla.

Submitted by Lee Driggers


 Donald Earl Simmons
(November 11, 1934 - December 20, 1976)
Sherman Democrat
Thursday, December 23, 1976
p. 15

Donald E. Simmons

LANCASTER, Calif.- Military graveside services for Donald E. Simmons, 42, a bakery representative who died Monday at a Lancaster, Calif.
hospital from injuries suffered in an accident six months ago, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Fairview Cemetery in Denison, conducted by Haskell England of the Central Church of Christ.

Services are under the direction of the Johnson-Moore Funeral Home in Denison. Born in Denison, he was a Baptist. He was a former member of the Marine Corps.

Surviving are his mother, Mrs. Marie Harris of Denison; sons, Don
Simmons, Eddie Simmons and Jimmy Simmons, all of Lancaster, Calif.; sister, Mrs. Lynette Joie of Denison; and grandmother, Mrs. Etha Maloyof Denison.

Pallbearers are Tom Crump, A. B. Simmons, Bill Steen, Joe Joie, Paul Ray and Lyle Yeargain.
Submitted by Lee Driggers


 Earl Donald Simmons
(March 27, 1911-April 19, 1971)
Sherman Democrat
Tuesday, April 20, 1971
page 9

Earl D. Simmons

DENISON - Services are pending at Bratcher Funeral home for Earl Donald Simmons 60, who died Monday in a local hospital. His home was 3414 Highway 75 South, where he had lived three years, moving here from Amarillo.

He was in the trucking and heavy equipment business.

Mr. Simmons was born in Delaware County, Okla., March 2, 1911, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Buck Simmons. He married Ina Cambron March 21, 1955, in Miami, Okla. He was a member of the Methodist Church.

Survivors are his wife; one brother, Roy Simmons, of Colcord, Okla.; and one sister, Mrs. Hal Eisenhower of Salina, Kan.
Submitted by Lee Driggers



 Ulysses Joe Simoneaux
(December 30, 1924-June 22, 1974)
Simoneaux Services Are Held
Mass for Ulysses Joe Simoneaux, 49, of Danbury, was held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 25, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Danbury, with the Rev. F. G. Wearden officiating. Graveside services were conducted by the American Legion, with burial in Danabury Cemetery.
Simoneaux apparently drowned early Saturday, June 22, after having fallen from a boat while fishing in Lost Lake. His body was recovered by members of the Gulf Coast Emergency Rescue Squad about six hours later.
A Danbury resident for ten years, Simoneaux was an iron worker and a member of Local Union 135 at La Marque. He was a veteran of World War II, and a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Ann Lee Simoneaux; three daughters, Connie Lynn, Jo Anna, and Teresa Simoneaux, all of Danbury; four sisters, Mmes. Anna Clark and Inez Fulgham, both of Alvin, Mrs. Blanche Fleber of Hitchcock, and Mrs. Geulah Fowler of Houston.
Submitted by Lee Driggers


 Annie Mae Rhoades Simpson
(August 14, 1891-July 12, 1971)

Big Spring Herald
July 13, 1971

Stanton (SC)-Funeral was to be held 2:30 P.M. today for Mrs. Annie Mae Simpson, 79, of Stanton, who died Monday as a result of injuries received Friday in Big Springs in a one car turnover.

Officiating at rites in the Stanton Church of Christ was to be B. G. Shelburne Jr., Amarillo, assisted by Claude Woods, minister. Burial was to be in Evergreen Cemetery here under direction of Gilbreath Funeral Home.

Mrs. Simpson was born Aug. 14, 1891, in Lampasas. She came to Stanton in 1958 from Kerrville.  She was married to Azey Simpson, Dec., 13, 1911, in Coryell County. He died Feb. 17, 1965. She was a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include four daughters; Mrs. Addie Mae Burgess, Stanton, Mrs. Leroy C. Nelson, and Mrs. E. M. Fore, both of Fort Worth, and Mrs. Killmoe Johnson, Robstown; one sister, Mrs. C. C. Grantham, 10 grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
ARMSTRONG
Credited to Vanessa DeShazer



 Archie Carl Skinner, Sr.
(September 02, 1894-March 02, 1949)
SKINNER, Archie Carl of Rockdale. Age 53. Died 3/01/1943 (Tuesday) at his home following a stroke suffered on 1/8. He was in poor health with a kidney ailment for over 10 years prior to death. Services held 3/3 (Thursday) at Phillups & Luckey Funeral Home, Rockdale.
Burial in Oak Lawn Cemetery, Rockdale.
Revs. T. Miller Smith of the Methodist Church and Linwood Peterson of
the Baptist Church officiated.
He was BORN 9/2/1895, the son of M/M A. H. Skinner, at Black Jack in Burleson Co. Married Miss Ludie Hillin on 10/9/1924, and 5 children were born to this union. Small son, Archie  Carl, Jr. died some years ago. Mr. Skinner was a member of the Baptist Church. He was a resident of Rockdale since a young man, a barber by profession and also, an assistant on a rural mail route. SURVIVORS: Wife, Mrs. A. C. Skinner, 3 daughters, Mrs. Ralph Poole of Detroit, MI., who was at her father's bedside recently; Mrs. John Terry of Caldwell;
Miss. Peggy Skinner of Rockdale; son, Wayne Skinner of Rockdale; 2
brothers, W. I. Skinner of Rockdale, J. P. Skinner of Bartlett.
Submitted by Lee Driggers


 Cora Jane Brooks Smith
(May 10, 1890-July 09, 1970)

July 10, 1970

Cora Smith Funeral Set Saturday

Mrs. Cora J. Smith, 80, of 720 Cedar, died Thursday at 5 p.m. in a local hospital following a long illness.

Born May 10, 1890 in Rockmart, Ga., she had been a resident of Duncan and Comanche for 67 years. Her husband Jerry W. Smith, died in 1967. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church.

Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. DeLores Davis, 720 S. 16th, Mrs. Etha Sparks, Temple, and Mrs. Roberta Jennings, 807 Cedar; two brothers, Lee and John Brooks, Comanche.

Also surviving are a sister, Mrs. Viola Duncan, Comanche, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Service will be Saturday at 3 p.m. in the Don Grantham Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. Phil Wahl, associate minister of the First United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in the Duncan Cemetery.

Bearers will be W. E. Rockenbach, James Brooks, Leo Smith, C. F. Smalley, E. J. Brooks and Richard Brooks.
Submitted by Lee Driggers



 Eva Doris Duncan Smith
(August 16, 1913-August 20, 1993)

Lampasas Dispatch Record
Monday, August 23, 1993
Page: 8

Mrs. Smith

Graveside services for Eva Doris Smith, 80, of Devine were held Sunday afternoon at Kempner City Cemetery with Minister Royce Rhoades of Broad Street Church of Christ in Lampasas officiating.

Mrs. Smith died Friday in a nursing center in Devine.


Born Aug. 16, 1913, in Mexia, she had lived in Port Lavaca and Lampasas prior to moving to Devine in 1975.  She married Oran Smith May 19, 1934, in Mercedes, and was a homemaker and a member of Rose Hill Church of Christ in Devine.

Survivors include her husband of Devine; two sons, Charles Smith of Devine and Darrell Smith of Port Lavaca; one brother, Gale Duncan of Cleveland; three grandsons, Chuck Smith and Phillip Smith, both of Devine, and Steven Wayne Smith of Port Lavaca; two granddaughters, Jamie Rascon of Devine and Sonja Smith of Port Lavaca; and five great-grandchildren.

Briggs-Gamel-Wilcock Funeral Directors of Lampasas had charge of arrangements.

(Armstrong)
Submitted by Lee Driggers.


 
Nancy Jane Driggers Smith
(January 30, 1870-August 31, 1950)
Nancy J. Smith,80, Succumbs

Mrs. Nancy Jane Smith, 80, of Comanche route 3, died at her home at 2 p.m. Thursday. She had suffered a stroke five days previous.

Mrs. Smith who had lived around the Comanche community since 1903, was born in Collins County, Texas on January 3, 1870.

Survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Jewel Spencer of Comanche; a son, Will Smith of Temple; two sisters, Mrs. Lizzie Brookins of Duncan and Mrs. Macy Shelby of Comanche, and a brother, W. T. Briggers (mis-spelled) of Comanche.
Submitted by Lee Driggers



 Marie Olevy Box Strickland Snowden
(June 1, 1914-January 28, 1996)

Denison Herald
January 29, 1996
Page 2

Marie S. Snowden

WHITEWRIGHT - Marie Strickland Snowden, age 81, passed away Jan. 28, 1996. Marie was born in Farmersville, Texas, the daughter of the late R. B. Box and Nola Driggers Box Bohannon. Marie was the step-daughter of the late R. M. (Uncle Bob) Bohannon of Bonham.

Marie was a graduate of Bonham High School and several business schools. She also attended Grayson College. She was married to the late Claude Strickland, Postmaster of Savoy, in 1937. He preceded her in death in 1969. Marie married Walter Snowden of Sherman in 1982. He preceded her in death in 1995.

Marie was Postal Clerk for Savoy, for 31 years. She was a member of the First Baptist of Savoy, where she served as church organist and Sunday school teacher for many years.
Marie is survived by sisters; Vera Chesser of Sherman, Velma Gist of Tom Bean, Bobbie Kenney of Mesquite; one brother, Robert Box of Denison; several nieces and nephews; one step-daughter, Judy Robinson and one step-granddaughter, Kelly Robinson of Dallas.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30, 1996, at the First Baptist Church in Savoy, Texas, with the Rev. Joe C. Denton and the Rev. Larry Blain officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Earnheart Funeral Home in Whitewright, Texas.
Burial will be in Sunnyside Cemetery in Savoy, Texas. The family will be at Earnheart Funeral Home in Whitewright from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 29.
Submitted by Lee Driggers


Sherman Democrat
January 29, 1996
Page: A-10
Marie Snowden
SHERMAN - Marie Strickland Snowden, 81, passed away Jan. 28, 1996. Marie was born in Farmersville, the daughter of the late R. B. Box and Nola Driggers Box Bohannon. Marie was the step-daughter of the late R. M. "Uncle Bob" Bohannon of Bonham.
Marie was a graduate of Bonham High School and several business schools. She also attended Grayson College. She was married to the late Claude Strickland, Postmaster of Savoy, in 1937. He preceded her in death in 1969. Marie married Walter Snowden of Sherman in 1982. He preceded her in death in 1995.
Marie was a postal clerk for Savoy for 31 years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Savoy, where she served as church organist and Sunday School teacher for many years.
Marie is survived by sisters, Vera Chesser of Sherman, Velma Gist of Tom Bean, Bobbie Kenney of Mesquite; a brother, Robert Box of Denison; a step-daughter, Judy Robinson; a step-granddaughter, Kelly Robinson of Dallas.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30, 1996, at the First Baptist Church in Savoy with the Rev Joe C. Denton and Rev. Larry Blain officiating.
Arrangements are under the direction of Earnheart Funeral Home in Whitewright. Burial will be in Summyside Cemetery in Savoy. The family will be at the Earnheart Funeral Home in Whitewright from 7 to 8 p.m. today.
Submitted by Lee Driggers


 Walter Lee Snowden
(29 Jan 1909-15 Apr 1995)

Sherman Democrat
Sunday, April 16, 1995
Page: A-10

Walter Snowden

Services for Walter Lee Snowden of Sherman, 86 year-old retired truck driver, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Waldo Funeral Chapel.  The Rev. Larry Rice, Baptist minister of Pittsburg, will officiate.

Burial will be in Cedarlawn Memorial with Travis Masonic Lodge No. 117 conducting graveside rites.

Mr. Snowden was born in Allen, son of Gideon Lewis Snowden and Ella Katherine Early Snowden. In 1934, he married Mildred Sprowl who died in 1950. After her death, he married Lucille Stout in 1952 who died in 1971. Later, he married Marie Box Strickland in 1981, in Sherman.

A World War II Navy veteran, he retired from Anderson-Clayton in 1974, after 36 years of service and more than 3 million miles. He began his employment at Interstate Cotton Oil Refining Company,  that became Mrs. Tucker's Products and later Anderson-Clayton.

He was a member of  Travis Masonic Lodge No. 117,  Scottish Rite and Hella Temple Shrine. He was also a member of the First Baptist Church Triple L Club, 42 Social Club and First Baptist Keystone Bible Class.

Pallbearers will be John Hunter, Odell Webb, Ralph White, Bub Harris, Coad Robinson, Michael Morrison and Joel Cole.

Honorary  pallbearers will be members of the Keystone Bible Class.

Surviving are his wife; daughter, Judy  Carrol Robinson of Dallas; brother,  Alfred Lewis Snowden of Waco; sister, Marie Christian of Sherman; and one granddaughter.  The family will be at the funeral home from 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday, and other times at the family home.

Memorials may be made to Home Hospice of Grayson County, P.O. Box 2306, Sherman, 75091.

Submitted by Lee Driggers


 Ronald Wayne Stanislaw
(May 16, 1955-September 9, 1975)
The Daily Temple
Thursday, September 11, 1975
Page 17

R. W. Stanislaw
   Cameron-Ronald Wayne Stanislaw, 20, of Cameron, died in a Temple hospital Wednesday of injuries of injuries received in a auto- pedestrian accident, in Cameron, Tuesday.
   Funeral will be at 2 p.m. today in the Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home with the Rev. John  Geiser officiating.  Burial will be in St. Monica Cemetery in Cameron.
   Survivors included his parents, Mr and Mrs. Harold Stanislaw, of Cameron; three brothers, Harold Stanislaw Jr., Donald Ray Stanislaw, and John Tracy Stanislaw, all of Cameron and his grandmother, Mrs. Bertie Mae Lovelace of Rockdale.

The Daily Temple
Thursday, September 11, 1975
Page 17

ACCIDENT KILLS CAMERON MAN

CAMERON--Ronald Wayne Stanislaw, 20, of Cameron died in a Temple hospital Tuesday night as a result of injuries received when he was involved in an auto-pedestrian accident in Cameron.
The accident occurred about 9:30 p.m. on Fourth Street.
Cameron police said the man was walking on the roadway.  The car was driven by Maurice Lowery of Cameron.
No charges were filed after an investigation by Cameron police and Texas Department of Public Safety Officers.
Submitted by Vanessa Deshazer


  Virginia Sue Stanislaw
(June 14, 1936-May 17, 2000)
Rockdale Reporter, Thur., 8 Jun 2000
Stanislaw

Virginia Sue Stanislaw, 63, died Saturday, May 17, in Providence Hospital, Waco.

In accordance with her wishes, she was cremated and no public service was held.

She was born June 14, 1936, in Milam County to Mr. and Mrs. Clyde (Bertie Mae Hillin) Lovelace.

Mrs. Lovelace had been employed as a police dispatcher.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold “Sonny” Stanislaw; two sons, Ronnie Stanislaw and Harold “Butch” Stanislaw; also, by her parents.

Survivors include two sons, Donald Stanislaw of Victoria and John Stanislaw and wife Nancy of Bryan; also, four grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Phillips & Luckey Rockdale.
(James Driggers gggrandchild)
Credited to Vanessa DeShazer


 Bryan Steen, Jr.
(July 18, 1917-November 18, 1970)

Sherman Democrat
Wednesday, November 18, 1970
p.12

Denison - Services will be held Thursday at 3 p.m. in the Johnson-Moore Chapel for Bryan Steen, Jr., 53, of Route 1, Denison who died Wednesday at 2:45 a.m. at a local hospital. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, wtih Rev. Tommy Nesbitt officiating.  Mr. Steen was born July 18, 1917, in Denison, the son of Bryan Steen, Sr. and the late Mrs. Steen. He married Miss Edith Maloy May 17, 1941, in Madill, Okla.

Mr. Steen was employed as an auto mechanic for Campbell's Garage for the past eight years. He was a member of the Park Side Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Bryan Steen Jr.; his father; two sons, Bill and Michael Steen; one sister, Mrs. Gary Imboden, and two grandsons, all of Denison.

Pallbearers will be Elmer and Charles Campbell, Bill Curry, Kenneth Vest, Lee Heath, and Leonard Butcher.  The family will be at the funeral home Wednesday from 7 to 8 p.m.
Submitted by Lee Driggers


 Bryan Steen, Sr
(July 18, 1917-November 18, 1970)
Sherman Democrat
January 22, 1984
Pg. A9

DENISON - Services for Bryan Sr. of Denison, 87-year-old retired MKT railroad clerk who died Friday at Katy Hospital, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Johnson-Moore Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Wayne Imboden will officiate, with burial in Fairview Cemetery. Mr. Steen was born in Denison, the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Bryan Steen, and married Lettie Cain in Denison. He was a clerk for the MKT Railroad for 52 years, retiring in 1971. He was a member of the Elks Lodge and Brotherhood of Railway Airline and Steamship Clerks. Surviving are five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Charlie Black, Thad Garrison, Jimmy Shaw, Raymond Shires, John Gies and Kenneth Mills. The family will be at the funeral home from 4 to 5 p.m. Sunday.

 Denison Herald
page 2
January 22, 1984

Bryan Steen, Sr. Funeral for Bryan Steen Sr., 87, who died Friday in a local hospital, will be 11 a.m. tomorrow in the Johnson-Moore Funeral Chapel, with Rev. Wayne Imboden officiating. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery. Steen was born July 6, 1896, the son of Mr. and Mrs.
William Bryan Steen. He attended Denison schools and married the late Lettie Cain in  Denison. He was employed as a clerk for the MKT Railroad for 52 years before retiring in 1971. He was a member of the Elks Lodge and the Brotherhood of Railroad, Airline and Steamship Clerks.
Survivors include five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Pallbearers are Charlie Black, Thad Garrison, Jimmy Shaw, Raymond Shires, John Gies and Kenneth Mills.
Submitted by Lee Driggers



 Edith Lucille Maloy Steen
(March 23, 1918 - August 27, 1986)
Sherman Democrat
August 28, 1986
p. B-11

Edith L. Steen
DENISON - Services for Edith L. Steen of Denison, 68-year-old retired MKT Railroad employee who died Wednesday at her residence, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in Johnson-Moore Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Leslie Thompson will officiate, and burial will be in Fairview Cemetery. Mrs. Steen was born in Yarnaby, Okla., the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mose Maloy, and married Bryan Steen, Jr. May 17, 1941, in Madill, Okla. She was a Baptist. Mrs. Steen was a member of the Pythian Sisters and Veteran of Foreign Wars Auxiliary. Surviving are her sons, Bill Steen of Denison and Mike Steen of Bonham; sister, Marie Harris of Denison; and three grandchildren.


Denison Herald
August 28, 1986
p. 2
Edith L. Steen

DENSION - Funeral for Edith L. Steen, 68, who died at her home Wednesday, will be at 11 a.m. in Johnson-Moore Funeral Home. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery. Born March 23 1918 in Yarnaby, Okla., daughter of the late Moses Malory (Maloy), she received her education in Denison and married Bryan Steen, Jr. on May 17, 1941 in Madill. He died in
November, 1970. She was a retired employee of M-K-T Railroad. She moved to Denison from Yarnaby. She was a Baptist. She was a member of Pythian Sisters and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxilliary. Survivors include two sons, Bill Steen of Denison and Mike Steen of Bonham; one sister, Marie Harris of Denison, and three grandchildren.
Submitted by Lee Driggers




 George Bryan Steen
(December 19, 1944-May 15, 1964)
Sherman Democrat
Sunday 17, 1964
p. 11

Rites Set for
Crash Victim

DENISON - Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in Johnson-Moore Chapel here for George Bryan Steen, 19 Denison youth killed in a Friday night traffic accident in Oklahoma. Rev. W. A. Kelly of Parkside Baptist Church will conduct the services and burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

The Steen youth was born in Denison Dec. 19, 1944, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Steen, Jr. He was a senior student at Denison High School, where he was president of the Vocational Industrial Club and was a member of Parkside Baptist Church.

Survivors are his parents; two brothers, Billy Joe and Mike Steen, both of Denison; his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Steen, Sr. of Denison and Mrs. Etha Maloy of Muskogee, Okla.; and a great-grandmother Mrs. Jean Cain of Denison.
Submitted by Lee Driggers



 Claudia Ruth Stoutt Stein
(Nov. 30, 1923-Sept. 12, 1997)
El Paso Times
September 14, 1997

STEIN
Claudia R. Stein, 73, passed away Friday, September 12, 1997, a resident of El Paso for 50 years. She volunteered for El Paso Alzheimers Association and was a member of Western Hills United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Stein is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Toni and Tom Seward of El Paso; 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Larry and Vikki Haase of CA and David and Linda Haase of Albuquerque, NM.; 9 grandchildren, Michelle Pittenger, Jennifer and Erin Seward, Rhonda Compagnone, David S., Lori, Jennifer M., Quinn and Aaron Haase; 4 great-grandchildren.
There will be no visitation.

 Graveside service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Restlawn Memorial Park Cemetery with Rev. Daniel Miller officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Circle of Hope Hospice or Alzheimer's Association.
Submitted by Lee Driggers



 Irvin H. "Doc" Stein
(July 19, 1905-July 31, 1995)
El Paso Times
August 2, 1995

Irvin H. "Doc" Stein, 90, of El Paso died Monday (July 31, 1995).

Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. today in B'Nai Zion Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Claudia; his stepsons, Larry Haase and David Haase; his daughters, Rona Dictor and Charlene Abrams; and his stepdaughter, Toni Seward. He was a Realtor and lived in El Paso 47 years.

Arrangement are by Harding-Orr and McDaniel Montana.
Submitted by Lee Driggers


 Maxene Smith Stewart
(Jan. 27, 1909-Sept. 7, 1987)

OBITUARY
Daily Ardmoreite
Ardmore, Oklahoma
Tuesday, September 8, 1987

HEALDTON-Graveside services for Maxene S. Stewart, Mead, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mt. Olive Cemetery with Hugh Campbell and Herb Reese officiating.  Born Jan. 27, 1909, in Healdton, Mrs. Stewart died here
Monday following an extended illness.  Reared in Healdton, she lived in Wichita Falls, Texas for many years before moving to Bryan County following the death of her husband, Morris Patrick Stewart, in 1973. She was a member of the Church of Christ, DAR and Daughters of the Republic of Texas.

   Survivors include two sons, Morrie E., Mead, Patrick O., Houston; a daughter, Claire Corey, Mead; two sisters, Zula Welch, Healdton, Beulah Parker, Ardmore; 11 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.  Reser Funeral Home will direct services.

Submitted by Lee Driggers


 Nina Mae Stewart
(May 1, 1913September 13, 1996)

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram
September 18, 1996 Page 9

ARLINGTON - Nina Mae Stewart, 83, homemaker, died Friday in
Arlington. Funeral: 1 p.m. today at Arlington Funeral Home. Burial:
Parkdale Cemetery. Nina Mae Stewart was born May 1, 1913, in Angeline
County. She had lived in Arlington since 1940 and was a former resident
of Lubbock. Survivors: Daughters: Sandra M. Carter of Tuscon, Ariz., and
Pamela Driggers of Little Rock, Ark.; sisters, Ruth Dunning of
Arlington, and June Foreman and Lona Bea Gay, both of Gainesville; six
grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Arlington Funeral Home.
Submitted by Lee Driggers

Note: This is the mother of the daughter in law of Homer R and Allie Driggers...one of his
sons if you need more info let me know.
 Submitted by Lee Driggers




 Frances B Hillin Stork
(Feb. 12, 1916-Oct. 27, 1978)

Houston Chronicle
Saturday October 28, 1978
Page 22 Sect 1

STORK

Frances Stork, age 62, of Hempstead, passed away Friday, October 27, 1978. She was the Pastor of the Apostolic Faith Mission Church in Waller, Texas, she was a Pastor of the Community Chapel Church of Hempstead, Texas. Survived by husband, Edmond A. Stork of Hempstead; daughter and son-in-law, Hazel and Kenneth Flora of Alvin, Texas; granddaughter and husband, Terry and John Els of Arkansas City, Kansas; grandson Scott Flora of Houston; sisters Marie Buetow of Houston, Alice Williams of Lyons, Thelma Weatherred of Dallas, Mae Lovelace, Buelah Schneebell, Ludie Skinner, and Ida Marshall all of Rockdale; brotherWoodrow Hillin of Conroe; a number of neices and nephews. Funeral services 2:30 p.m. Sunday October 29, 1978 McWilliams Funeral Home, Hempstead, Texas. Burial in Hempstead Cemetery. McWILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Hempstead, 826-2421
Submitted by Gena Forsyth


 Bernice Alene Rhoades Strong
(September 06, 1924-June 12, 1991)

STRONG
Bernice Rhoades Strong, age 66, of San Antonio, died Wednesday, June 12, 1991. Mrs. Strong was a member of the Altor Guild of St. Mark's Episcopal Church. She was a member of the Society of American Archivists, the Texas State Historial Association, Siciety of Southwest Archivists, Western History Association, American Association of State and Local History, and Southwest Vaqueros Chapter of Westerners International. She was also a member of the Coppini Academy of Fine
Arts, Art League of San Antonio and The River Art Group.

Mrs. Strong is preceded in death by her father, Forrest Rhoades and brother, Forrest Rhoades, Jr. Survivors, husband, Robert G. Strong; daughter and son-in-law and grandson, Nancy, Milian and Alexander Mornirov, San
Francisco, CA.; Sally Strong, Houston, TX.; sister and brother-in-law, Etna and L. R. "Scotty" Scott, San Antonio; mother and stepfather, Beulah and Earl Ridens; brother and sister-in-law, Eldred and Margie Rhoades; sister-n-law, Nellie Rhoades, Sallisaw, OK.; other survivors inclued numerous family members, friends, and historians throughout the world with whom she worked.

SERVICE  Saturday - 11:00 a.m.
PORTER LORING CHAPEL
Father John F. Daniels officiating. Interment in Sunset Memorial Park.
Arrangements with   PORTER LORING.
Armstrong
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 Claud G. Stoutt
(April 26, 1887-April 04, 1967)

THE DAILY ARDMOREITE
Ardmore, Oklahoma
Wednesday, April 5, 1967

CLAUD G. STOUTT

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Emmaunel Baptist Church for Claud G. Stoutt, 79, 415 8th SE. The Rev. Bill Ellis, pastor, will be assisted by the Rev. Bernal Wells of First Pentecostal Holiness Church in officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.

Stoutt died Tuesday in an Ardmore hospital after a long illness. He was born April 26, 1887, at Yuba and came to Ardmore 40 years ago from Duncan. He married Ludie Sirkle Dec. 6, 1910, at Yuba. A retired Tyler & Simpson employee, he was a  member of Emmanuel Church.

Survivors include the widow; three daughters, Mrs. Dutch Wilson, Woodford; Mrs. James Butler, Shreveport, La., and Mrs. Claudia Haase, El
Paso; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.       Bearers are Bill James, Fred Tate, Gene Forson, Jess Wilson, H. A. Harper and Ira Burke.  Honorary bearers are deacons of Emmanuel Church.

Harvey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Submitted by Lee Driggers


 Ludie Lee Sirkel Stoutt
(June 02, 1893-March 30, 1988)

The Daily Ardmoreite
Ardmore, Okla.,
Friday, April 1, 1988

Ludie Lee Stoutt

Graveside services for former Ardmore resident Ludie Lee Stoutt, 94, El Paso, Texas, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Hillcrest Memorial Park. Rev. Jimmy Harness will officiate.

Born June 2, 1893, at Bonham, Texas, Mrs, Stoutt died March 30, in El Paso.  Married to Claud G. Stoutt Dec. 16, 1910, at Yuba, She was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church and had lived in El Paso for 11 years.
Her husband preceded her in death in 1967.

Survivors include three daughters, Juanita Wilson, Lavaca, Ark., Pat Butler, Shreveport, La., and Claudia R. Stein, El Paso; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

Honorary bearers will be Ricky Butler, Donald and Joe Eyerman, Scott, Mark and Todd Wilson.  Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home will direct services.
Submitted by Lee Driggers


 Maxi "Micki" Pearl Coble
(January 10, 1927-May 06, 1992)

Waco Tribune-Herald
Friday, May 8, 1992
Pg 3D

Death Notice:
Maxie Pearl Swinner

  Maxie Pearl Swinner of Waco died Wednesday in a local hospital. She was 65.
  Arrangements are pending at Connally-Compton Downtown Funeral Home.

Waco Tribune-Herald
Sunday, May 10, 1992
Pg 3D

Maxie (Mickie) Swinner

  Maxie (Mickie) Swinner of Waco, a nurses aide, died Wednesday in a local hospital. She was 65.
  Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Connally-Compton Downtown Funeral Home Chapel; the Rev. E. J. Culp officiating. Burial will be in Powers Chapel Cemetery in Rosebud.
  Survivors' include her husband, Fred Swinner; six sons, Fredrick Owen of Ross, Michael Owen of West, Vincint Hendrix of Lacy-Lakeview, Fred Swinner Jr. of Alvin, William Ray Swinner of Beaumont and Ernest Henry Swinner of Waco; five daughters, Misty Swinner and Jody Swinner of Bellmead, Rhonda Reckatine of Crawford and Charolette Kay of Corpus Christi; a sister, Hessie (sic) York of Elm Mott; 17 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
  Connally-Compton Downtown Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Submitted by Vanessa DeShazer


 Violet Rebecca Tallent
(September 26, 1910-October 8, 1987)
The Bee
A Dangerfield, Texas Newspaper

Services for Mrs. Violet Rebecca Tallant, 77, of Hughes Springs were Saturday, Oct.10 at Veal Switch Missionary Baptist Church in Hughes Springs with Revs. Tommy Oglesby an Larry Thompson officiating. Interment was at Clark Cemetery in Daingerfield under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home, Inc. of Hughes Srpings.
Mrs. Tallant died Thursday, Oct. 8 in a Hughes Springs nursing home following a lengthy illness. She was born Sept. 25, 1910 in Collin county. She was a member of Primitive Baptist Church and a Charter Member of Veal Switch Missionary Baptist Church in Hughes Springs.

She is survived by one son: Henry Tallant of Plano; four daughters: Opal Vaughn and Jane Craddock of Lone Star; Sue Wallace of Princeton, and Shirley Steed of Perryton; one brother: Paul Russell of California; two sisters: Tessie Crowell of Gilmer and Nellie Rumsey of Arlington; 21 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
Submitted by Lee Driggers


 Amzy Hooker Taylor
(September 19, 1889-June 12, 1980)

The Castro County News-Dimmitt, Texas
June 19, 1980 Edition

A. H. Taylor
Funeral Services for A. H. Taylor, 90, were held Saturday at the Fourth and Bedford Church of Christ in Dimmitt with Ronnie Parker, former minister, officiating assisted by Dale Wells, minister.

Burial was conducted at Westlawn Cemetery under the direction of Dennis Funeral Home.

Mr. Taylor died Thursday at 10:40 p.m. at Plains Memorial Hospital after a lengthy illness.

He was born Sept. 19, 1889 and married Annie Mae Bright in 1970.  A member of the Church of Christ, the retired farmer was a bronc rider in his earlier years.  He was a Dimmitt resident for 21 years.

He is survived by his wife; two sons, D. C. Taylor of Dimmitt and Cecil Taylor of Winslow, Ariz., one daughter, Dorothy Anderson of Phonenix, Ariz., 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Active pallbearers were Oscar Wiley,  Jack Miller, Dean Wiseman, Delbert Scott, Kent Birdwell,  And Carl King.

Honary pallbearers were Jack Summers, Truvis Campbell, Woodrow Killingsworth, Carroll Webb, Trellis Summers, Elbert Summers, Don Gregory, and Bill Gregory.

The family suggests memorials be donated to High Plains Children's Hoe of Amarillo.
Submitted by Vanessa DeShazer


 Annie May Bright-Taylor
(1901-July 06, 1998)

Potter Co. TX
Amarillo Online Newspapers
8 July 1998
Annie Mae Bright-Taylor DIMMITT - Annie Mae Bright-Taylor, 97, died Monday, July 6, 1998. Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Fourth and Bedford Church of Christ with Harry Riggs, minister, and Dean Wiseman, assistant minister, officiating. Burial will be in Castro Memorial Gardens Cemetery by Foskey-Lilley-McGill Funeral Homes of Dimmitt. Mrs. Bright-Taylor was born in Palo Pinto. She lived in Dimmitt from 1944 until 1993 when she moved to Trent. She was a member of Fourth and Bedford Church of Christ and Castro County Senior Citizens. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Franklin J. Bright, in 1967, and by her second husband, Amzy H. Taylor, in 1980. Survivors include a brother, Sherman Driggers of Trent; two sisters, Willie Hoffman of Brady and Myrtle Perkins of Abilene; and many nieces and nephews. The family requests memorials be to Fourth and Bedford St. Church of Christ, SW Fourth and West Bedford, Dimmitt, Texas, 79027.
ARMSTRONG
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 Dorothy Jean Skinner Terry
(January 19, 1928-March 13, 1992)


The Tribune
Thursday, March 19, 1992

Dorothy Jean Terry, 64, of Caldwell, died early Friday morning, March 13, in a Temple Hospital.

Mrs. Terry was born January 19, 1928, in Rockdale.  She was the daughter of late Archie Carl and Ludie Grace Hillin Skinner.  She attended the Rockdale schools and graduated from Rockdale High in 1945.  On October 6, 1946, she married John Beve Terry in Caldwell.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Caldwell.  Over the years, she was a bookkeeper for the Lone Star Gas Company   and the Ford Motor Company in Caldwell.  She was also employed at the Burleson County Tax Assessor office.  Her hobbies included craft work, flowers, plants, cooking, baking, sewing and quilting.  She was very devoted to her family and especially to her grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband, John B Terry on July 7, 1990, and her parents in earlier years.

Survivors include one daughter, Beverly L. Terry of Austin; tow sons, John (Buddy) and wife Lottie Terry of Bryan, Charles W. and wife Donna Terry of Austin; one sister, Peggy and her husband Joe Wright; one brother Wayne Skinner; all of Rockdale and three grandsons, Christopher, Bradley and John Terry.

Funeral services were held at 3 p.m., Sunday, March 15, at Strickland Funeral Home in Caldwell with Reverend Phil Lovelace officiating.  Interment followed in the Masonic Cemetery in Caldwell.

Active pallbearers were frank Bryan, L. L. Davis, Floyd Lina, Odell Tharp, Bob Towslee and Joe Rychilk. Honorary pallbearers were William Calvin , William Groce, Herbert Heldmann, Alton Peters, G. W. Sanders, Val Stephens and Skelly Strong.
Submitted By Vanessa DeShazer



 John Bev Terry
(January 12, 1918-July 07, 1990)
Burleson County Citizen-Tribune
Published: July 12, 1990
Pg. 3 and ends on pg 1 Col 4


JOHN B. TERRY

Mr. John B. Terry, 72, of Caldwell, died Saturday afternoon, July 7, 1990, in a Temple hospital.

He was born January 13, 1918, in Livingston, Texas, and was the son of Charles Robert Terry and Clara Belle Stubbs Terry. He was a longtime resident of Caldwell.

On October 6, 1946, he married Dorothy Jean Skinner in Caldwell. He was retired from Alcoa where he had worked as a potroom supervisior. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Caldwell. Mr. Terry served in the U. S. Army during World War II. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, and hunting.

Mr. Terry was preceded in death by his parents, and one brother, Gene Terry.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy J. Terry of Caldwell; one daughter, Beverly L. Terry of Austin; two sons, John (Buddy) and Lottie Terry of Bryan and Charles W. and Donna Terry of Austin; one sister, Mrs. Harry (Marie) Dietzman of LaPorte; and two grandchildren, Bradley Terry and John Terry.  Funeral services were at 10:a.m., Monday, July 9, at
Strickland Funeral Home in Caldwell. Interment followed in Masonic Cemetery in Caldwell.

Pallbearers were Frank Bryan, Odell Tharp, Alton Peters, Floyd Lina,
William Calvin and L.L. Davis. Honorary pallbearers were members of J. D. Watson Sunday School class.
Submitted by Lee Driggers


 Alta Viola Thornton
(Nov. 11, 1907-Nov. 25, 1990)
Greenville Hearld Banner

Alta Thornton
  WOLFE CITY- Funeral services for Alta V. Thornton, 83, of Wolfe City, will be 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Hickory Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. L.B. Lyon officiating.  Burial will be in the Mount Carmel Cemetery.
Mrs. Thornton Died Sunday morning in her home.  She was born Nov. 11, 1907, in the Kaiser Community, the daughter of Benton and Louise Cook Harrell .  She married Richard Thornton on Dec. 21, 1930, in Durant, Okla.  He preceded her in death on Nov. 15, 1982.
She is survived by one son, Kenneth Thornton of Wolfe City; and one daughter, Meredith Norris of Wolfe City; and four grandchildren.
Owens Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
(Daughter of Henry Harrell and Louise Cook)
(Burial: November 27, 1990, Mt. Carmel, Hunt Co., TX)
Submitted by Gena Forsyth


 John Richard Thornton
(May 19, 1903-November 15, 1982)
 Wolfe City, Texas

WOLFE CITY- John Richard Thornton, 79, of the Hickory Creek, (Hunt Co.), Community, died Monday at 4:50 p.m. in a Greenville hospital.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. today at the Hickory Creek Baptist Church with the Revs. R.A. Leichner, Ted White and Glendon Lemon officiating. Burial will be at the Mount Carmel Cemetery.
He was born May 19, 1903 in Mississippi to James F. and Angie Sentens Thornton. Mr. Thornton was married to Alta Viola Harrell Dec. 21, 1930. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Hickory Creek Baptist Church.
Surviving are his wife, son, Kenneth Thornton of Wolfe City: daughter, Meredith Norris of Wolfe City: brothers Ozell and Odell Thornton, both of Wolfe City, Gilbert Thornton and Shelby Thornton, both of Irving: sisters,
Bell Thrasher of Marietta, Miss., Alveretta Wilcox of Wolfe City and Eloyse Turner of Dallas; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters.
Pallbearers will be Vaughn Page, Paul Lyons, Denzle Cummings, Joe Lowery, Troy Eubanks, and Edwin West. Honorary pallbearers include Leon Denny, Trude
Latimer, Eldon Lowery, Ray Perkins, Sim Owens, and Bob Felty.
Owens Funeral Home of Wolfe City is in charge of the arrangements.

This is Alta Viola Thornton's husband.
Submitted by Gena Forsyth


 Sarah Ann Trout
(May 10, 1897-June 21, 1971)
MRS. TROUT, 74

Services of Sally Ann Trout, 74, of 1505 Main Blvd., are pending at Davis-Morris Funeral Home.

Mrs. Trout, who had lived in Brownwood for 13 years, died at 5 a.m. today in her home after a long illness.

Born May 10, 1897 in Kentucky, she married I. V. Trout at Roby in 1926 and was a member of the Christian Church.  

Survivors include her husband; three daughters, Mrs. Betty Moist of Florida, Mrs. Archie Tucker of Santa Anna, and Mrs. Alta Haak of Wichita, Kan,; three sons, O. F. Fulfer of Odessa, I. V. Trout Jr. of Illinois, and Delbert Trout of Wichita; one brother, L. R. Tirrell of Mineral Wells; one sister, Mrs. Harvey Kemp of Brownwood; and 14 grandchildren.

(June 23, 1971 Greenleaf Cemetary, Brownwood TX) (The birth year 1898 has been used too)
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 James Robert Watson
(November 16, 1909-April 24, 1979)

San Angelo Standard Times
Evening Edition
April 26, 1979

Funerals

FRIDAY
BIG SPRINGS-James R. "Jim" Watson, Sr., 69, at 3 p.m. in Morrison Funeral Home in Graham; burial in Oak Grove Cemetery in Graham.
ARMSTRONG
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 Pansey Mae Box Hill  Watson
(  Oct. 2, 1904-May 1, 1977 )
Bonham Daily Favorite Newspaper
May 3, 1977

PANSEY WATSON

Graveside services for Mrs. Pansey Mae Hill Watson, 72, of Hugo, Okla., who died Sunday, May 1, 1977 at St. Joseph Hospital in Paris were held Tuesday at Willow Wild Cemetery, conducted by the Rev. Dick McClure.

Services were under direction of Clarksville Funeral Home. Mrs. Watson was born in Farmersville, Oct. 2, 1904. Survivors are sons, J. R. Goodwin of Clarksville, Carleton
Goodwin of Waco, and David Hill of Bixby, Okla.; step-son, Troy Hill of Memphis, Tenn.; daughter, Margaret Stevens of Bonham; step-daughters, Velma Mae Ashley of Temple and Eva Simmons of Paris; brother, Robert W. Box of Denison; sisters, Velma Gist and Vera Shesser both of Whitewright, Marie Stricklen of Savoy, and Bobby Kenny of Washington, D.C.; ten grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Submitted by Lee Driggers


 Lee Doyle Jr. Wilhite
(Sept. 19, 1933-Sept. 14, 1995)

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram
September 16, 1995
Page: 29


MINERAL WELLS - Lee Doyle "L.D." Wilhite Jr., 61, a retired television and electronic appliance repairman, died Thursday at home.
Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday at Fairview Baptist Church in Palo Pinto County. Burial: Willow Pond Cemetery in Palo Pinto.
Mr. Wilhite was born Sept. 19, 1933, in Fort Towson, Okla., and had lived in Mineral Wells since 1975. He served in the military.
Mr. Wilhite was a member of Fairview Baptist Church.
He married Mary Lou Durham on July 31, 1973, in Mineral Wells.
She preceded him in death on Jan. 20, 1995.
Survivors: Daughters, Sharon Barrett of Hurst and Karen Peninger and Judy Denson, both of Fort Worth; stepdaughter, Darlene Nelson of Mineral Wells; brothers, William Ross Wilhite of Fort Worth and Kenneth Wilhite of Aledo; sisters, Wanda Carroll, Joyce Chilton, Norma Wilhite and Shirley Taylor, all of Fort Worth, and Peggy Hamilton and Linda Hudson, both of Aledo; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Mineral Wells, (817) 325-4422 W. Hubert Wilson
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 MARY WILHITE
(November 01, 1927-Jan. 20, 1995)

January 22, 1995
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Page: 30;31

MINERAL WELLS -  Mary Lou Wilhite, 67, a homemaker, died after a long illness Friday at a Mineral Wells hospital.
Funeral: 10 a.m. Monday at Fairview Baptist Church in Palo Pinto. Burial: Willow Pond Cemetery. Arrangements: Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Funeral Home in Mineral Wells.
Mrs. Wilhite was born in Hastings, Okla.
Survivors: Husband, Lee D. Wilhite of Mineral Wells; Darlene Nelson of Mineral Wells; two sisters, Christine Cozby of Mineral Wells and Florence Frank of Walters, Okla.; one grandchild; and two great-grandchildren.
Wilhite
( Mary Durham Brian Wilhite, daughter of John and Lela Milinda Fulfer Durham.)
Submitted by Vanessa DeShazer


 Gracie Dell Driggers Williams
(November 25, 1913-September 27, 1995)

Merced Sun Star  
Friday, September 29, 1995.

Gracie Williams, 81
Homemaker

  Gracie Dell Williams, a 16 year resident of Merced, died Wednesday at her home.  She was 81.
  Mrs. Williams was born Nov. 25, 1913 in Leonard, Texas.  She was a member of the Church of Christ since 1942.
  According to her family, she was a very loving person.
Mrs. Williams is survived by her husband, J.P. Williams of Merced, a daughter, Janice Pepin of Hanford; and two grandchildren.
  Visitation will be today from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Stratford Evans Merced Chapel.
  Funeral services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at the chapel.
Jim Holland, minister of the Merced Church of Christ, will be officiating.
  Burial will be Saturday in Merced District Cemetery.
Submitted by Vanessa DeShazer



 Juanita Stoutt Wilson
(November 13, 1911-Decemberv 23,  1991)
Southwest Times Record
Fort Smith, Ark

Tuesday, December 24, 1991

VERA WILSON

Vera Juanita Wilson, 80, of Greenwood, formerly of Ardmore, Okla., died Monday, Dec. 23, 1991, in her home. The widow of Joseph E. "Dutch" Wilson, she was a retired waitress and a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church of Ardmore.

Funeral will be 2 p.m. Dec. 26 in Harvey-Douglas Chapel in Ardmore with burial at Hillcrest Memorial Park.
She is survived by one daughter, Oleta Eyerman of Greenwood; one son, J. W. of Morrilton; two sisters, Pat Butler of Shreveport, La., and Claudia Stein of El Paso, Texas; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Joe Eyerman, Ricky Butler, Donald Martin and Todd, Scott and Mark Wilson.

Submitted by Vanessa Deshazer



 Chyvonne LaRae Whitson
(May 11, 1984-November 14, 1990)
Evening Fort Worth Star Telegram
Friday, November 16, 1990
Section 1, page 21

Chyvonne LaRae Whitson
Student

LILLIAN - Chyvonne LaRay Whitson, a student at Lillian Elementary School, died Wednesday at a Fort Worth hospital. She was 6.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Blessing Funeral Home in Mansfield. Burial will be in Mansfield Cemetery.

She was born in Arlington and had lived in Lillian all of her life.

Survivors: Parents, Steven and Delana Whitson of Lillian; grandparents, Margarette Whitson of Lillian, Doug and Pam Driggers of Gladewater and Gene and Dale Stephens of Dallas; and great-grandmother,
Allie Driggers of Lillian.
Submitted by Lee Driggers

 Justin Ray Whitson
(September 30, 1989-October 12, 1989)
Evening Fort Worth Star Telegram
Tuesday, October 17, 1989
Section 1 page 13
Justin Ray Whitson
Infant
LILLIAN - Justin Ray Whitson, and infant, died Thursday at an Arlington hospital. He was days 12 days old.
Graveside service was held Sunday in Mansfield Cemetery. Blessing Funeral Home in Mansfield was in charge of arrangements.
Survivors: Parents, Steven and Delana Whitson of Lillian; sister,Chyvonne Whitson of Lillian;  grandparents, Marguarette Whitson of Lillian, Doug Driggers of Gladewater and Dale Stevens of Dallas; and great-grandparent, Allie Driggers of Greenville.
Submitted by Lee Driggers


 Willie Woodruff
(June 30, 1906-January 17, 1987)

Galveston Daily News
Monday, January 19, 1987 pg 4A

Galveston--Willie Mae Henson Woodruff, 80, died Sturday in Mainland Center Hospital, Texas City.

Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. today at Galveston Memorial at Park Cemetery.  Hichcock, the Rev. Dr. George Ramsey officiating.  Burial will be under the direction of J. Levy & Bro. Funeral Home.

Mrs Woodruff was born June 30, 1906 in Naples, Texas; she was a housewife.

She is survived by a daughter-in-law, Edna Henson of Galveston; four grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
(wife of Grover Henderson Henson)
Submitted by Vanessa DeShazer


 William Jasper Wright
(1903-April 4, 1965)

Austin American
April 5, 1965

WILLIAM J. WRIGHT
William Jasper Wright, 8300 North Lamar, died in a local hospital
Sunday. He was a native of Lampasas and a member of the Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Jasper Joe Wright, Rockdale; mother, Mrs. Joe H. Wright, Lampasas; sister, Mrs. Josephine Holloman, Lampasas; brother, Charles Wright, Lampasas; and one grandson.

Funeral will be Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. from Briggs-Gamel Funeral Home with Rev. George Brown officiating. Burial will be in Oakhill Cemetery in Lampasas.
Submitted by Lee Driggers


 Beatrice Driggers Jackson Yates
(July 04, 1918-February 01, 1995)

January 29,1995
DALLAS MORNING NEWS, DALLAS, TEXAS

YATES  Beatrice (Bea), Survived by daughter, Brenda Goodson; son Randy Jackson; seven  grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; sisters, Christell  Sunbury, Nadine Hicks and Lou Sayre.   Services 2:00 p.m Wednesday, February 1, 1995, Laurel land Memorial Chapel. Rev. Don Brooks officiating.   Interment Laurel Land Memorial Park   Laureland S. Thornton at Laurel Land Rd.   371-1336    Beatrice died February 1, 1995 at 8:30 p.m, in a Dallas Hospital
Submitted by Lee and Bill Driggers


 James Elmer Yates
 ( Nov 23, 1912- Sep 27, 1991)
September 30, 1991
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Page: 5

FORT WORTH - James Elmer Yates, a retired Fort Worth library employee, died Friday at a nursing home in Fort Worth. He was 78.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. today at Briggs-Gamel-Wilcox Funeral Home in Lampasas. Burial will be in Kempner City Cemetery.
Mr. Yates was born in Kempner and had lived in Fort Worth for 41 years.
Survivors: Wife, Rosa Alta Yates of Fort Worth; son, Henry Yates of Olympia, Wash.; two daughters, Edith Johnson of Lewisville and Jane Hall of Fort Worth; brother, Lester Yates of Lampasas; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. ARMSTRONG
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 Alton Allen York
(July 14, 1912-January 08, 1980)

Waco Tribune-Herald
Thursday, January 10, 1980
Section: 11C

York Alton Allen (Pappy)

Alton Allen (Pappy) York, age 67 of Rt. 1 Elm Mott died at 4:55 pm in a local hospital,

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Saturday, at Conally-Compton Downtown Chapel, Rev. Don Honaker officiating, burial in Rosemound Cemetery.

Survivors, wife, Essie York, three daughters, Mrs. Laverne Leggott of Juliette, Georgia, Mrs. Mary Holder, of St. Louis, Missouri, Ms. Linda Lee of 809 Ivy Ann; 7 sons, George York of West, Bobby York of New Orleans, Leon York of Elm Mott, Clinton York of 312 Birch, Clifford York, William York and Robert York all of Elm Mott; three sisters, Sara Bennett of Rt 7, Waco, Ruth Holder and Nora Brown both of Missouri, 3 brothers, Thomas York of Meridian, Woodrow York of Tuscon, Arizona, Harvey Lee York of Lancaster, California and 23 grandchildren.

Active pallbearers will be sons.

Connally-Compton Funeral Directors, 1124 Washington Ave., phone 752-3407

Submitted by  Vanessa DeShazer


 Essie Marcella York
(April 19, 1924-May 08, 1994)

Monday, May 9, 1994
Waco

Essie Marcella York of Waco died Sunday at her home.  She was 70.

Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Connally-Compton Downtown Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Don Honiker officiating.  Burial will follow in Rosemound Cemetery.

Mrs. York was born April 19, 1924, in Durango.  She was a Baptist, and lived in Elm Mott before moving to Waco two years ago.  She was preceded in death by her husband A. A.
(Pappy) York, Jan 8, 1980.

Survivors include seven son, Bobby Wells York of New Orleans, Clifford Dwayne York of Stockport, England, George A. York, Alton Leon York, William M. York, all of Waco, Clinton Wayne York and Robert Farren York, both of Elm Mott; three daughters, Sandra L. Mitchell of Robinson, Mary A. Holder and Linda P.. Knaub, both of Waco, 35 grandchildren, and numerous great-grandchildren.

The family will receive visitors from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

The famly will also be at 4113 Highland Drive in Waco.

Memorials may be made to a charity of choice.
Submitted by  Vanessa DeShazer


 Susie Beatrice Coble York
(May 13, 1925-April 23, 1987)

The Tribune-Herald
Friday, April 24, 1987
Section: 10D

Mrs. Susie B. York
Mrs. Susie B. York, of 905 Martin Ave. died Thursday at a local hospital.

Graveside services will be at noon Saturday at Powers Chapel Cemetery near Rosebud, the Rev. Stan Ortner officiating.

Mrs. York was born May 13, 1925, in Durango.  She was married to James W. York in July 1941; he died April 1, 1985.  She was a Pentecostal.

Survivors include seven daughters, Evelyn Mathias and Maxine Rohrs, both of Waco, Patricia Beaty of Moody, Henrietta Dunn and Pauline Dunn Biezenski, both of Bremond, Diane Downes of Reagan and Nancy Blevins of Brady; four sons, James E. York Sr., Jimmy York and John Adam York, all of Waco, and John A. York of Tucson, Ariz.; two  sisters  Essie York of Elm Mott and Maxie Swinner of Waco; a brother, Vincent Hendrix of Bellmead; 27 grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.

Connally-Compton Downtown Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Submitted by  Vanessa DeShazer


 Pearl Willie Ann Fulfer Young
(April 04, 1919-May 23, 1993)
Lake County Record Bee
May 26, 1993
Page A2

P.A. Young

Pearl Ann Young, 74, of Nice, died May 23, 1993 at her home. She was born April 4, 1919 a native of Oklahoma. She lived in Weott, CA prior to moving to Lake County 41 years ago.  She was a Nurses Aide for Sutter Lakeside Hospital for five years.  She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church.

She was pre-deceased by William D. Young. She is survived by nine sons and her brothers and sisters in Texas.

No services were requested.  Burial will be at the Upper Lake Cemetery.

Arrangements are by the Chapel of the Lakes.
Submitted by  Vanessa DeShazer


 William Dexter Young
(March 17, 1899-August 23, 1981)
Lake County Record Bee
August 26, 1981
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William Young

Graveside services were held Monday, August 24, for William Dexter Young of Nice who passed away at his home on August 22 following a lingering illness.

The services were at Golden Sunset Memorial Park in Karman, California; Chapel of the Lakes, Lakeport; was in charge of arrangements.

He was the husband of Pearl Young of Nice and  is also survived by 9 sons, a brother, and many grandchildren. He was a veteran of World War 1 serving with the U. S. Army.
(the paper says he died on August 22, but DC list December 23)

Clearlake Observer
Thursday, September 8, 1981

IN MEMORIAM:

William D. Dexter

NICE-William D. Young, 82, a resident of Nice, died at his home there Aug 23.

He was a native of Arkansas.

He was involved with the lumber industry and was a veteran of World War I.

Mr. Young leaves a wife, Pearl Young, Nice; and is also survived by nine sons, one brother and many grandchildren.

Services were held at the Goden Sunset Memorial Park, Kerman with the Chapel of the Lakes Mortuary, Lakeport in charge of arrangements.
Submitted by  Vanessa DeShazer