Shelby County Rootsweb Facts
Week Ending January 7, 2005



Corrections/Additions/New Stuff 

Do you Remember?....

When Three Musketeers candy bar came in Vanilla, Chocolate and Strawberry sections.

Giving out YANKEE DIMES.  Do you know what Yankee Dimes are? Send me an email and I will tell you!


You know it's going to be a bad day when:

---You wake up face down on the pavement
---You call suicide prevention and they put you on "Hold"
---You put your bra on backwards and it fits better
---You see a "60 Minutes News Team" waiting in your office
---You wake up to discover your water bed broke & then realize you don't have a water bed.

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I would like to know if Jess Warren, who owned the old Jess Warren Store in the Mt. Herman community, was a Mason. If so what lodge did he belong to. Thank you very much, Hoyt Hooper  Doyline, La.



   Pearlie Marie Hagler Moosberg, 83, died December 27, 2004 in Amarillo.  Burial was in Oaklawn Memorial Park, Center.  Born July 10, 1921, in San Augustine, she was the daughter of A.E. and Alice Creech Hagler.  Mrs. Moosberg was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Avriete Moosberg; mother, Alice Creech Hagler; brothers, Lee, Ramon and Truman Hagler; and sister, Era Hagler.  Survivors include sister, Margie B. Knight of Schertz; daughters, June Sherman of Lockney, Alice Stell of White Deer and Carla Winslow of Duncan, Oklahoma.  Mangum Funeral Home.
   Maycel Imogene Oliver Bosman, 79, of Houston died December 31, 2004, in Houston.  burial was in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Center. Born September 9, 1925, in Shelby County, she was the daughter of David Burton and Annice Stephens Taylor.  Survivor include husband, Walter Bosman, Sr. of Houston; daughters, Betty Dean of Magnolia and Cheryl Findley of Katy; son, Robert Oliver, Walter Bosman, Jr. and Gary Bosman, all of Houston; stepdaughter, Glora Jean Peterson of Mappleton, Utah; sister, Peggy Brock of Nacogdoches.  Mangum Funeral Home.
   Glen J. R. Littles, 53, of Shelbyville died December 30, 2004, in his residence.  Burial was in Oaklawn Memorial Park. Born October 4, 1951, in Texarkana, Arkansas, he was the son of Edward Glendon Littles, Sr. and Ellen Mitchell Littles.  Mr. Littles was a truck driver.  Survivors include son, Cory Littles of Shelbyville; daughter, Kacie Littles of Shelbyville; father, Glen Littles, Sr. of Forney; and sisters, Glenda Dinwiddie of Seminole, Oklahoma and Debbie Kindle of Austin.  Watson & Sons Funeral Home.
   Vivian Modenia shavers, 90, of Center died December 31, 2004 in Center.  Burial was in Resthaven Cemetery, Silsbee.  Born April 8, 1914, in Caddo Parish, Louisiana, she was the daughter of Dorse T. and Daileir Teat Hale.  Mrs. Shavers was a Homemaker.  Survivors include a brother Thomas Hale of Milam.  Watson & Sons Funeral Home.
   Bobby Joe Adams, 61, of Center died January 2, 2005, in Center.  Burial was in New Hope Cemetery.  Born April 1, 1943, in Shelby County, he was the son of Vernon and Summer Pate Adams.  Mr. Adams was preceded in death by his parents Vernon and Summer Pate Adams.  Survivors include wife, Shirley Adams of Center; daughter, Monte Adams of Center; sons, Bobby E. Adams and James Lee Adams; daughters, Cynthia Gail Hutto and Sylvia Ann Adams of Center, of Center; brothers Billy Wayne Adams of Center and Cecil Adams of Nacogdoches; sister, Betty Rushing of Louisiana; half-sister, Audrey Dell of Dallas and half-brother, Jimmy of Dallas. Mangum Funeral Home.
   Salvador Miceli, 86, of Shreveport, Louisiana died January 3, 2005, in Shreveport.  Burial was in Oaklawn Memorial Park. born November 26, 1918, in New Orleans, Louisiana, he was the son of Luciano and Antionette Marulo Miceli.  Mr. Miceli was a Coast Guard Veteran having served during World War II.  He was married to Melba Miceli, and she preceded him in death.  Survivors include daughter, Vicki Hawthorne of Marshall; son, Louis Miceli of Lufkin; sister, Lucille Thiery of New Orleans; brother Tommy Miceli of New Orleans.  Watson & Sons Funeral Home.
   Jerry Cordova, 62, of Timpson died December 31, 2004, in Timpson.  Burial was in Swift Cemetery, Nacogdoches County.  Mr. Cordova was born September 17, 1942 in Orange.  He was a tractor Technician and an Army Veteran of Vietnam War.  He was preceded in death by his mother, Annie Marie Cordova.  Survivors include wife, Leona Cordova, Timpson; daughters, Sherry Michele Choice of Kilgore, Christina Box of Timpson, Paulette Loughridge of Montgomery and Angela Renee Cordova of Timpson; brothers, Roy Hutto of Timpson, Thomas Hutto of Garrison, Rex Hutto of Center and Ray Hutto of Timpson; sisters, Helen Cruse of Center, Thelma Scott and Eva Lewis, both of Timpson. Taylor Funeral Home.
   Major Charles R. Moore, 84, of Midlothian died January 4, 2005, in Center.  Burial was in Jackson Cemetery.  Born January 10, 1920, in Midlothian, he was the son of Mayne Tucker and Willie Pearl Price Moore.  Major Moore was retired from the Air Force, a Master Plumber and had served as Mayor of Midlothian.  Survivors include wife, Frances Moore of Midlothian; daughter, Kathy Abernathy of Midlothian.  Watson & Sons Funeral Home.
   Joahua Grant Fowler, 22, of Center died January 5, 2005, in Center.  Burial was in Oaklawn Memorial Park.  Born August 27, 1982, in Jefferson County, he was the son of Ricky Grant and Loyce Marie Hedging Fowler.  Mr. Fowler was a roughneck for Patterson Drilling.  Survivors include parents, Ricky Fowler and Marie Fowler; daughter, Makenzi Grace of Center; sister Misti Phillips of Center.  Watson & Sons Funeral Home.

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