Mary J. Sims
Funeral services for Mary J. Sims, 46, of Shelbyville will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 at Watson and Sons Funeral Home with Bro. Dewayne Sims and Bro. Barry Rankin officiating. Interment will follow at Rather Cemetery in Shelbyville.
Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, December 10 at Watson and Sons.
Mrs. Sims passed away Saturday, Dec. 8 in Nacogdoches. She was born Jan. 20, 1966 in Center to Henry Windham and Helen Slay Windham. Mrs. Sims was a homemaker, mother and grandmother.
Minnie S. Myers
Graveside services for Minnie Stewart Myers, 88, of Tenaha were held at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 10, 2012 at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Huxley with eulogy given by grandson, Jeff Stewart.
Mrs. Myers passed away Friday, Dec. 7 in Nacogdoches. She was born Dec. 29, 1923 in Shelby County to George and Lena Eddins Wilburn.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Tom Myers; son, Donald Stewart; grandsons, Thomas Gregory Stewart and Randy Crump;
Zelma Gene Rambo
Graveside services for Zelma Gene Rambo, 79, of Center will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012 at Resthaven Memorial Park in Midland with Bro. Gayle Reeves officiating.
Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11 at Ellis Funeral Home in Midland.
Mrs. Rambo passed away Thursday, Dec. 6 in Nacogdoches. She was born Jan. 13, 1933 in Goldsboro to Zelmer G. Hyden and Virginia McConnell Hyden. She was of the Assembly of God faith.
Esther Ruth Thomas
Funeral services for Esther Ruth Thomas, 99, of Livingston, formerly of Panola/Shelby County, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012 at Mangum Funeral Home with Bro. Hiram Melton officiating. A private family graveside service will follow at Lone Cedar Cemetery in Joaquin.
Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8 at Mangum Funeral Home.
Mrs. Thomas passed away Thursday, Dec. 06 in Conroe. She was born May 23, 1913 in Panola County to Thomas J. and Georgia Gunter Huff.
Ruby R. Haskins
Funeral services for Ruby Roberts Haskins, 94, of San Augustine will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 at County Line Baptist Church. Interment will follow at County Line Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Percy Garner and Son Mortuary.
Mrs. Haskins is survived by grandchildren, Fannie Jenkins and Johnny Johnson of San Augustine and Ray Holman and wife, Anna, of Glendell, Calif.; seven great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for David Malone, 95, of Geneva, TX will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 at County Line Baptist Church with Rev. Gaylon Taylor officiating. Interment will follow at Gasby New Zion Cemetery.
Mr. Malone passed away Friday, Nov. 30 in Nacogdoches.
Mr. Malone is survived by brothers L.D. “Bo Baby” Malone Jr. of Houston and Raymond King of San Augustine; as well as a host of other relatives and friends.
Arrangements are under the direction of Percy Garner and Son Mortuary.
Funeral services for Jim Fountain, 69, of Center were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 3, 2012 at Mangum Funeral Home with Bro. Glenn Morton officiating. Interment followed at Old Salem Cemetery with military honors under the direction of VFW Post #8904.
Mr. Fountain passed away Friday, Nov. 30 in Center. He was born March 31, 1943 in Shelby County to Bill and Lessie Mae Mancil Fountain. He served in the U.S. Army and worked as a logger for many years.
Funeral services for Ricky Jackson, 58, were held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 at Triumph Church of God in Christ.
Mr. Jackson passed away Nov. 26. He was born June 24, 1954 in San Diego, Calif. to Nancy Jenkins and Robert Jackson. He attended C.H. Daniels Highs School. After finishing high school, he joined the U.S. Army. When Mr. Jackson was discharged from the Army, he moved around to different cities.
He was preceded in death by father, Robert Jackson; and brother, Rodney Jackson.
Joy E. Everitt
Funeral services for Joy E. “Mama Joy” Everitt, 90, of Garrison were held at 2 p.m. today, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 at Garrison Funeral Home. Interment followed at Isabel Chapel in Rusk County.
Mrs. Everitt passed away Monday, Dec. 3. She was born Nov. 27, 1922 in Akien, Ark. to James A. Ross and Ola Elera Tidwell Ross. Mrs. Everitt was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.
Rosie L. Daniels
Funeral services for Rosie Lee Garrett Daniels, 91, were held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012 at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Dr. Freddie D. Wilson, Pastor, officiating. Interment followed at Westview Cemetery.
Mrs. Daniels passed away Nov. 22. She was born March 31, 1921 to Edgar and Sallie Ann Johnson Garrett. She spent her early years in San Augustine County before her family moved to Center. She married Hilton Daniels on Nov. 5, 1946. Mrs. Daniels was employed many years as a domestic.
Robert T. Andre’
Funeral services for Robert Thomas Andre’ˊ, 88, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 at Pellerin Funeral Home in New Iberia, La. with Rev. Tonious Carter officiating. Interment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Thursday from 10:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Pellerin Funeral Home.
Josiah Kai Bryan
April 13–Nov. 28, 2012
Funeral services for Josiah Kai Bryan, infant son of Kerry Christopher and Laurie Lynn Kelt Bryan, were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 at Grace Fellowship in Lawton, Ola. with Pastor Kirk Pearson officiating. A private family burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Lawton, Okla.
Thomas Earl Hyatt
Memorial services for Thomas Earl Hyatt, 78, of Shelbyville will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 at North DeSoto Church of God in Stonewall, La. with Bro. David Badford officiating.
Mr. Hyatt passed away Monday, Nov. 12 in Shelbyville. He was born Nov. 22, 1933 in El Campo. Mr. Hyatt was a member of North DeSoto Church of God in Stonewall, La.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jo Ann Hyatt; and brother, Dennis Herbert Hyatt.
Charles D. Brown
Funeral services for Charles D. Brown, 80, of Center will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012 at Watson and Sons Funeral Home. Interment will follow at White Rock Cemetery in Center.
Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 17 at Watson and Sons Funeral Home.
Mr. Brown passed away Thursday, Nov. 15 in Center. He was born Feb. 19, 1932 to William Dee Brown and Elma Ellison Hudson. Mr. Brown was of the Baptist faith.
Emma Rae Beasley
Graveside services for Emma Rae Beasley, infant daughter of Joshua R. Beasley and Emily Nichole Hearne will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012 at Pine Ridge Cemetery in Joaquin with Bro. Mark Woolf presiding.
Emma passed away Nov. 14 in Nacogdoches.
She is survived by her parents, Josh Beasley and Emily Hearne of Center; grandmothers, Amy Windham and husband, Frankie, of Center and Marsha Barnett and husband, Billy, of Center; grandfathers, Chris Pleasant of Center and
Graveside services for Phillip Cooper, 49, of Center were held at 10 a.m. today, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012 at Oaklawn Memorial Park.
Mr. Cooper passed away Monday, Nov. 19 in Nacogdoches. He was born Jan.2, 1963 in Center to E.T. & Edith Rhame Cooper.
He was preceded in death by his parents, E.T. and Edith Cooper.
Mr. Cooper is survived by his wife, Anita Cooper of Center; daughter, Brandi Dewyire of San Augustine; son, Dustin Michael Cooper of Center; grandchildren,
Vivian G. Spruiell
Funeral services for Vivian Gayle Spruiell, 74, were held at 3 p.m. today, Friday, Nov. 23, 2012 at Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Chapel. Interment followed at Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park.
Mrs. Spruiell passed away Monday, Nov. 19 in Nacogdoches. She was born Feb. 19, 1938 in Frederick, Okla. to Robert Lee and Opal Vivian.
Graveside services for Prentice Vaughn, 73, of Huxley were held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012 at Wimberly Cemetery in Huxley with Bro. Gordon Vaughn officiating.
Mr. Vaughn passed away Nov. 23, 2012 at in Center. He was born Dec. 19, 1938 in Huxley to Jack Vaughn and Hazel English Vaughn. He was a retired poultry grower, farmer, rancher and fishing guide on Toledo Bend Lake. Mr. Vaughn was a member of Lydia Missionary Baptist Church in Huxley.
Gerald D. Dickinson Jr.
Funeral services for Gerald D. Dickinson Jr., 58, of Stafford were hel at 11 a.m. today, Monday, Nov. 26, 2012 at Watson and Sons Funeral Home with Bro. Nathan Hodge officiating. Interment followed at Oaklawn Memorial Park.
Mr. Dickinson passed away Nov. 23, 2012 in Center. He was born Jan. 30, 1954 in San Augustine to Gerald Dickinson Sr. and Barbara Doggett Dickinson. He was a retired teacher and Regional Driving Instructor and a member of First Baptist Church in Shelbyville.
CWO Don C. Williams
Funeral services for Chief Warrant Officer Don Cooper Williams, 83, were held at 10 a.m. today, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012 at Rader Funeral Home in Longview. Interment followed at Cold Springs Cemetery in Garrison at 2 p.m. the day of the service.
Opal B. Shillings
A celebration of life for Opal Bernice “Gan” Shillings, 98, of Longview will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 at Antioch Cemetery near Center with Reverend Scott Schulik officiating. Interment will follow at Antioch Cemetery.
The family will greet friends on Thursday, Nov. 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Rader Funeral Home in Longview.
Hazel Ann Foley
Funeral services for Hazel Ann Click Foley, 79, of Geneva will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012 at Starr Funeral Home in Hemphill. Graveside services will follow at McMahon Chapel.
Jimmy Eugene Fenley
Graveside services for Jimmy Eugene Fenley, 43, of Center will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 at Mt. Herman Cemetery in Center with Bro. Steve Noble officiating.
Mr. Fenley passed away Monday, Nov. 26 in Galveston. He was born Nov. 8, 1969 in Houston to Ira W. Fenley and Carolyn Sue Luman Fenley. Mr. Fenley was a self-employed carpenter and was of the Baptist faith.
He was preceded in death by sister, Krystal Joyce Fenley.
Funeral services for Al Lout, 64, of Shelbyville were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012 at Watson and Sons Funeral Home with Bro. Mike Belgard and Bro. James Goodwyn officiating. Interment followed at Rather Cemetery in Shelbyville.
Mr. Lout passed away Thursday, Nov. 8 in Shreveport, La. He was born Nov. 26, 1947 in Oklahoma City, Okla. to Clayton Lout and Sarah Goodwyn Brown. Mr. Lout was retired from L&R Timber and Bruce Hardwood Flooring.