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Week Ending February 23, 2007

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    Carlton Aubrey "Pee Wee" Baker, died February 14, 2007.  Burial was in Tennessee Cemetery.  Born February 18, 1930, in Logansport, Louisiana, he was the son of Carlton and Lucille Kimbro Baker.  Mr. Baker served in the Korean War with the U. S. Army.  He is preceded in death by brothers, Thomas Baker and Harold Baker.  Survivors include his wife, Winnie Baker of Timpson; Sons, Carlton A. Baker, Jr. of Friendswood and Brett Baker of Pearland; Daughters, Lecia Allen of Deer Park and Cindy Petrash of Onalaska; Brothers, Allen Maurice Baker of Timpson, Clyde Baker of Portland Maine and Kenneth Baker of Timpson.  Taylor Funeral Home.
    Jimmie Jean Boozer, 69, died February 16, 2007, in Shreveport, Louisiana.  Burial was in Oaklawn Memorial Park.  Born November 24, 1937 in San Augustine, she was the daughter of Jim Skipper and Lois Kennon Skipper.  Mrs. Boozer was a Homemaker.  She was preceded in death by Parents, Jim Skipper and Lois Skipper; Husband, Thurman Boozer; Sister, Maxie Barbay.  Survivors include, Daughters, Sheila Wilkinson of Pineville, Louisiana Sandra Horne of Center and Cynthia Cagle of Center.   Watson & Sons Funeral Home.
    Ann Owens, 90, of Brenham, Texas died February 17, 2007 in Brenham.  Burial was in Price Lone Cedar Cemetery.  Born June 27, 1916, in Port Arthur, she was the daughter of Andy and Anna Horak Braho.  Mrs. Owens was a Homemaker.  She was preceded in death by husband Ralph Owens.  Survivors includeSon, Stephen of North Carolina; daughter, Margie Ricks of Brenham.  Mangum Funeral Home.
    Vivian Lamerle Rozell, 72, of Center died February 17, 2007 in Center.  Burial was in New Hope Cemetery.  Born December 15, 1934, in Shelby County, she was the daughter of Roy Leon and Fleta Lucas Noble.  Mrs. Rozell was a Homemaker.  She was preceded in death by parents, Roy Leon and Fleta Noble; husband Cecil Rozell; son, Donnie Flow and Brother, Jerry Noble.  Survivors include Sons, Roy David Flow of Lake Jackson, Daniel Baine gillispie of Richmond, Virginia; brothers, Roy Edward Noble of Joaquin and Roger Noble of Center; Sisters, Geraldine Tomlin of Center and Syble Adkison of Houston.   Mangum Funeral Home.
    Julie Brittain Harris, 51, of Garrison, died February 16, 2007 at her residence.  Burial was in West Hamilton Cemetery.  She was born July 13, 1956.  She was preceded in death by daughter Ashley Harris and her parents.  Survivors include Daughter, Rachel Harris Stoneback of Dallas, Erin Harris of Garrison; Sister, Pam Jones of Shelbyville.   Watson & Sons Funeral Home.
    Vera Miller, 85, died February 10, 2007 in Center.  Burial was in Folsom Chapel Cemetery.  Born March 19, 1921, she was the daughter of Carroll F. and Willie Brittain Miller.  Survivors include Sister, Brooksie Lipscomb of Center; Brother, Henry Miller of Center. Mangum Funeral Home.
    Terry Jones, of Groveton, Florida died February 17, 2007.  Cremation was requested.  Born May 29, 1952, in Dallas, she was the daughter of Bobby Joe Jones and Shirlene Ann Moore Jones.  Survivors include Husband, Alan Jones of Groveton, Florida; Daughter, LaTesha Beril of Groveton Florida; Son, Cole Jones of Groveton, Florida; Parents, Bobby and Shirlene Jones of Center; Sister, Beverly Campbell of Groveton, Florida, Pam White of Center and Wendy Hicks of Tenaha.
    Adelle McSwain Collard, 76, died February 4, 2007, in San Antonio, Texas. Burial was in County Line Cemetery, Montgomery County, Texas.  Born  May 6, 1930, in Center, she was the daughter of Robert Lee McSwain and Susie Blanche Mitchell McSwain. She was preceded in death by her husband William E. Collard, Sr., daughter Carolyn Collard Fleming and son Christopher Collard. Survivors include Sons William E. Collard, Jr of Friendswood and Stephen M. Collard, of Austin; Brothers G. G. McSwain of Houston and Thomas S. McSwain of San Leon. 
    Kenneth Roy Eells, 85, of Center died February 21, 2007.  Burial was in Oakhurst Cemetery, Huntsville.  Born February 25, 1921, in Gathenburg, Nebraska, he was the son of Roy J. Eells and Hala Granger Eells.  Survivors include sons, Harold Hooker of Huntsville, Deneth Wayne Eells of Richmond, Virginia.      Watson & Sons Funeral Home.

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