Shelby County News

Week Ending January 06, 2011

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Ruth Fenley, 76, of Center, died December 30, 2010 in Nacogdoches. Burial was in Mt. Herman Cemetery, Shelby County. She was born May 2, 1934, in Center, to Noah and Sallie Stewart Lucas. She was preceded in death by, Parents; Daughter, Pasty Lander; Brothers and Sisters, Huey Lucas, Ada Mae Stewart, Fleta Nobles, John Lucas, Bernice Lucas, P.D. Lucas. Survivors include, Husband, Elton Fenley of Center; Children, Glenn Fenley & wife Laurie of Baytown, Tommy Fenley & wife Francine of Splendora, Anita Moss of Center; Brother, J.C. Lucas & wife Joyce of New Caney.
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Mangum Funeral Home, Center, Texas

Marjorie Sue Bryant Perkins, 79, of Marshall, died January 3, 2011 in Center, Texas. Burial will be in Colonial Gardens Cemetery, Marshall, Texas. She was born May 29, 1931, in Denison, Texas, to William Merle and Jewell Lena Gomer Bryant. She was preceded in death by, Parents; Husband, J. R. Perkins; Sister, Billie Merle Bryant; Brother, Don C. Bryant. Survivors include, Son, Tim Perkins & wife Norma of Center, Texas; Grandsons, Bryant Perkins of Austin, Texas, Matt Perkins of Center, Texas.
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Sullivan Funeral Home, Marshall, Texas

Benny Ray Rhodes, 76, of Nacogdoches, Texas, died January 5, 2011 in Nacogdoches. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Timpson, Texas. He was born September 10, 1934, in Garrison, Texas, to Shelby Joiner and Jessie Barton Rhodes. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Brother, Billy Joe Rhodes. Survivors include, Wife, Yvonne Ceal Rhodes of Nacogdoches; Son, Danny Rhodes of Nacogdoches; Sister, Christine Herring of California.
Online condolences can be sent at 
Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson, Texas

Reece Thomas Smith, 97, of Milam, Texas, died in his home. Burial was in Liberty Springs Cemetery, Milam, Texas. Mr. Smith was born in Time, Texas to June and Vessie Brittain Smith. Survivors include, Sons, Millard Smith & wife Johnnie of Milam, Lamar Smith & wife Ruth of Patroon, Tommy Smith & wife Juanita of Sam Rayburn, Texas; Daughters, Janice Hughes of Center, Brenda Elliott of Lufkin; Sister, Zelma Blasingame of Garland, Texas.
Starr Funeral Home, 510 Starr St., Hemphill, Texas.
Dorsie Lee Teel, 81, died December 13, 2010 in Nacogdoches, Texas. Burial was in Westview Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born March 27, 1929, in San Augustine, Texas, to Dorsie and Hazzie Teel. He was preceded in death by, Wife, Catherine Teel; Sons, Curtis Teel, Wyatt Teel; Parents; Sisters, Martha Bell, Gertrude Blount; Brother, Theria Teel. Survivors include, Daughter, Verna Cloudy of Center; Son, Frank Teel & wife Hazel of Houston; Sisters, Minnie Barnes of San Augustine, Rossie Sublett of Houston, Hazzie Jones of Hutto; Brother, Burlon Teel of Nacogdoches.
Hicks Mortuary, Center, Texas
A. M. “Shad” Shadowens, 96, of Center, died January 4, 2011. Burial will be in Oaklawn Memorial Park, Center, Texas. He was born June 7, 1914, in Panola County, to Monroe C. Shadowens and Cora Force Shadowens. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Wife, Birtie Lee Shadowens. Survivors include, Daughter, Martha Lout & husband Jack of Center; Grandson, Shad Lout & wife Casey of Center.
Online condolences can be sent at 
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
Fred Hudson, Jr., 84, of Center, died January 4, 2011 at his residence. A memorial visitation will be January 8, 2011 at Mangum Funeral Home with a private family memorial service to be held at a later time. He was born March 24, 1925 to Fred Hudson, Sr. and Ruth Powell Hudson. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Son, Paul Hudson; Daughter, Donna Stewart. Survivors include, Wife, Kathleen Hudson of Center; Sons, Fred Hudson, III of Center, Willie Hudson & wife Cindy of Mineral Wells, Stephen Shires & wife Sarah of Center; Sisters, Charlene Kraemer of Center, Robbie Still & husband Pete of Arlington, Dorothy Lynch of Alvoid.
Online condolences can be sent at 
Mangum Funeral Home, Center, Texas

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