Shelby County Rootsweb Facts
Week Ending January 18, 2002



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I am looking for info on my grandfather's family, his name was James Phillip McCauley and he was born in 1900.  His father was Joe McCauley, his mother was named Walker and they lived in Shelby County.  I heard my
grandfather left Shelby County after shooting a man over  something to do with a horse, this would have been in the teens or 20's.  The man did not die but was severely injured.  I have received a lot of info on the Walker clan but do not know much about the McCauley side.  John Wayne McCauley  



If you were in Center High School-Class of 1962.    Please contact LaDeva Hanson McGee at, Bonnie Sherrod Kaemmerling at , or Buster Bounds at   We are planning our 40th year reunion this fall.  we are trying to get addresses, phone#'s and email addresses at this point.




EULA B. KEMP---Funeral for Mrs. Eula B. Kemp, 98, of Houston and previously of Center was held January 12, 2002 in Mangum Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial was in Carroll Cemetery.   Mrs. Kemp died January 9, 2001 in Houston.  Born November 7, 1903, in Shelbyville, she was the daughter of J.C. and Pearl Davis Weeks.  She was married to O.K.Kemp and he preceded her in death.  Survivors include brother, Joe L. Weeks of Houston; and a host of other relatives and friends.  Mangum Funeral Home.
CLARA ADELE WOOD, 70, of the McClelland Community was held January 12, 2002 in Watson & Sons Funeral Home.   Burial was in McClelland Cemetery.  Mrs. Wood died January 9, 2002 in her residence.  Born August 26, 1931, in Rogers, Arkansas, she was the daughter of Ira Henderson and Mabel Jones Penny.  She was a Homemaker.   Survivors include daughters, Patricia Breaux of Sulphur, Louisiana, Sharon Lee Tatum of Waliska, Georgia, Bell Gwaltney of Dayton and Carla Moore of Corsicana; son Lenard Wood of Shelbyville; sister Ineva Taylor of Houston; brother, Edward Penny of Orange; and numerous other relatives and friends.
JOANN HOWARD CANNON---Funeral for JoAnn Howard Cannon, 72, of Shelbyville, was held January 16, 2001 in Watson & Sons Chapel.  Burial was in Oaklawn Memorial Park.  Mrs. Cannon died January 13, 2002, in Tyler.  Born June 9, 1929, in Shelby County, she was the daughter of Joe and Margaret Lawson Howard.   She was a homemaker and a member of Emerald Bay Community Church.  Survivors include her husband Jackie Cannon of Shelbyville; daughters, Jolea Rucker of Troup and Jill Gay Sanford of Texarkana; son John Covington of Lewisville; brother Bill Howard of Port Neches; and numerous other relatives and friends.  Watson & Sons Funeral Home.
FRANKLIN D. BAKER---Funeral for Franklin D. Baker, 69, of Joaquin was held January 14, 2002 in First Baptist Church, Haslam.   Burial was in Jackson Cemetery.   Mr.  Baker died January 13, 2002 in Shreveport, Louisiana.  Born July 3, 1933, in Shelby County, he was the son of Dock Robert and Nannie Sikes Baker.  He was retired from AT&T and was a U.S. Army veteran.  Survivors include his wife, Ella B. Baker of Joaquin; sons Bill Baker of Joaquin and Franklin Baker of Kilgore; sister Willie Dell William of Mansville, Louisiana; and a host of other relatives and friends.   Watson & Sons Funeral Home.
LOUISE CARROLL---Funeral for Louise Carroll, 62, of Joaquin was held January 14, 2002 in Watson & Sons Chapel.  burial was in Newburn Cemetery.  Ms. Carroll died January 12, 2002 in her residence.  Born September 1, 1030, in Shelby County, she was the daughter of D.C. and Jessie Brittain Carroll.  She was a Homemaker and attended the Toledo Bend Baptist Church.  Survivors include sons, Durwood Russell and Dennis Russell, both of Joaquin; daughters, Cindy Smith of Houston and Bridgette Chism of Joaquin; brothers, James Carroll and David Carroll, both of Joaquin, Kenneth Carroll of New Diana; sisters, Elois Anthony of Houston, Betty Johnson of San Augustine, Edith McBride of Shreveport and Sharon Miller of Longview; and numerous other relatives and friends.  Watson & Sons Funeral Home.
FRED STEPHEN LAGRONE---Graveside service for Fred Stephen LaGrone, 44, of Shreveport, Louisiana was held January 15, 2002 in Joaquin Cemetery.  Mr. LaGrone died January 12, 2002 in Shreveport.  Born November 29, 1957, he was the son of Carroll J. and Vera Frizzell LaGrone.  Survivors include sister, Carol LaGrone of Shreveport and Sandy McNeil of Riverview, Florida.  Mangum Funeral Home.



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