Shelby County News

Week Ending January 14, 2010

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Peggy Hayes, 72, of Center, died January 6, 2010 in Center. Burial was in Oaklawn Memorial Park, Center. She was born August 30, 1937 to James and Mary Byers Cole. She is preceded in death by, Parents; Husband, Fairish J. Hayes, Jr. Survivors include, Sons, J. Howard Hayes & wife Joan of Center, Jimmy Hayes & wife Dawn of Copperas Cove; Daughter, Deborah J. Brittain & husband Charlie of Center;
Brother, Ronnie Cole of DeQueen, Arkansas; Sister, Donna Childress & husband Glenn of Bleavins, Arkansas.
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John Edwin Scogin, 86, of Katy, TX, died January 06, 2010, in Katy, TX. Burial was in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born October 12, 1923, in Shreveport, LA, to M. K. Scogin and Venie Webb Scogin. He served in the Army during World War II. Survivors include, Daughters, Lisa McCarty & husband Daniel E., Jr., of Katy, TX, Linda McCall & husband Jim of Edmond, OK.
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Hazel Childs, 90, of Center, died January 12, 2010, in Center. Burial will be in Powdrill Cemetery, Shelby County. She was born April 17, 1919 in Nacogdoches to Henry Ellis and Vida Buckner Ellis. She was preceded in death by, Husband, L. L. Childs. Survivors include, Sons, Bill Childs of Center, Bob Childs of Jefferson City, Tennessee; Daughter, Jean Bailey of Center.
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Shorty Webster, 82, of Center, died January 13, 2010, in Shreveport. Burial will be in Smith Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born November 25, 1927 in Joaquin to Ernest Benton Webster and Ruby Louise Green Webster. He served in the US Army during WWII. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Sister, Nell Logan. Survivors include, Wife, Beaula Fay Webster of Center; Daughter, Susan Webster Jones of Mauriceville; Sons, J. Ben Webster & wife Cynthia of Joaquin, Jeff Webster & wife Leisa of Center; Sister, Peggy Kennedy & husband Keith of Center; Brother, Russell Webster & wife Pearlie of Pasadena.
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