Shelby County News

Week ending Februry 07, 2020
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The Shelby County Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting on February 18, 2020 at 2:00 P. M. in the Shelby County Museum on Pecan Street. The speaker this month will be Ms Carolyn Bounds. She will speak to us about Raiford Stripling who was a native of San Augustine. He was a well known architect who worked all over the world. There are several houses in Shelby and San Augustine Counties that he designed. Everyone is invited to attend.

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MEMORIAL DONATIONS GIVEN IN HONOR OF

Jeff Ellington
Donated By
Ann Bowen
 

Jeff Ellington
Donated By
Donna Thomason
 

Jeff Ellington
Donated By
Mr. & Mrs. Teddy Hopkins
 

Wanda Trudy Cox
Donated By
Mr. & Mrs. Teddy Hopkins
 

Ann Forbes
Donated By
Mr. & Mrs. Teddy Hopkins
 

Kathleen G. Matthews
Donated By
Mr. & Mrs. Teddy Hopkins
 

Winola Williams Ellis
Donated By
Mr. & Mrs. Teddy Hopkins

Gwen LaFitte
Donated By
Phyllis Wagstaff
 

Jeff Ellington
Donated By
Phyllis Wagstaff
 

Mrs. Winola Ellis
Donated By
Mrs. Fannie Watson

Kathy Brittain
Donated By
Mrs. Fannie Watson 

 

Ursula Sample
Donated By
Mrs. Fannie Watson
 

Susan Wennerbom
Donated By
Mrs. Fannie Watson
 

Trudy Cox
Donated By
Mrs. Fannie Watson
 

Richard Griffin
Donated By
Mrs. Fannie Watson

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OBITUARIES

 

MIKE HUDSON
Mike Hudson, 72, of Nacogdoches, died February 4, 2020 in Nacogdoches. Interment will be in Corinth Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born December 17, 1947, in Center, Texas to Oscar and Blanche Hudson. Mike graduated Timpson High School in 1966. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Brother, David Hudson; Son-in-law, Brandon Miles. Survivors include, Wife, Susan; Daughters, Michelle Miles, Stephanie Romero & husband, Kevin.
Laird Funeral Home, Nacogdoches, Texas
 
RICHARD ROSS FABIAN
Richard Ross Fabian, 50, of Houston, formerly of Center, died January 31, 2020, in Houston. Interment will be in White Rock Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born January 15, 1970, in Dayton, to Robert Fabian and Dorothy Bridwell Murphy. He was preceded in death by, Father, Robert Fabian; Grandparents, Aaron and Betty Bridwell and Lester and Virginia Ericson. Survivors include, Daughters, Hannah Fabian, Alex Fabian; Mother, Dorothy Murphy; Sister, Stacie Stringer & fiancÚ Jeffery Board; Stepmother, Marina Fabian.
Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
 
BLANCHE HALEY
Blanche Haley, 97, of Center, Texas, died February 5, 2020, in Nacogdoches, Texas. Interment will be in Oaklawn Memorial Park, Center, Texas. She was born December 17, 1922, in, San Augustine, Texas to Robert “Bob” Stephenson and Maud (Richards) Stephenson. She was preceded in death by, Husband, Denton Haley; Daughter, Betty Ruth Haley Slatten; Son: Denny Haley Jr.; Parents; Sisters: Willie Mae Windham, Lois Walton, Patsy Ann Stephenson, Minnie “V” Lovejoy, Avis Joy “ Dolly” Harris; Brothers; Richard Stephenson, Perry Stephenson, Ray Stephenson, B. J. “Shorty” Stephenson, Billy Stephenson, Aaron Stephenson, Carl Stephenson. Survivors include, Granddaughter, Haley Beth & husband Caleb Williams; Sister Faye Elder; Sister-in-law: Frances Haley.
Online condolences can be sent at www.mangumfh.net
Mangum Funeral Home, Center, Texas
 
RANDY SCATES
Randy Scates, 57, of Martinsville, died February 6, 2020, in Martinsville. Interment will be in White Rock Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born October 26, 1962, to James Scates and Betty Lavada Scates. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Son, Jonathan Burrous. Survivors include, Wife, Tammy Scates of Martinsville; Children, Cassidy Scates, Ryan Scates, J. T. Scates; Michelle Scates; Sister, Cindy Eubank & husband David of Center.
Online condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
 
ELIJAH CLAY RILEY
Elijah Clay Riley, infant son of Jesse Clayton Riley and Miata Shanique Cartwright Riley of Center, died January 29, 2020, in Nacogdoches. Interment was in Oaklawn Memorial Park, Center, Texas. Survivors include, Parents, Jesse Clayton Riley and Miata Shanique Cartwright Riley; Brother, Isaiah Kai Riley.
Online condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
LOYCE JIMMERSON WATSON
Loyce Jimmerson Watson, 95, of Center, died February 2, 2020, in Nacogdoches. Interment was in Oaklawn Memorial Park, Center, Texas. She was born December 25, 1924, in San Augustine County, to Malcom B. Fountain and Leta Sellers Fountain. She was preceded in death by, Husband, D. I. “Jim” Jimmerson; Husband, Clyde Watson; Parents; Brother, Alton Fountain; Sister, Audrey Allen; Stepsons, Tommy Joe Watson, Gene Watson. Survivors include, Son, Raymond Jimmerson & wife Ola Bell of Nacogdoches; Daughter, Sandy Hudspeth & husband Jesse of Center; Stepdaughter, Kathrine Hall & husband Floyd of Brazos.
Online condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas

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