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Week Ending February 25, 2010

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OBITUARIES

DENNY L. ADAMS
Denny L. Adams, 87, of Center, died February 20, 2010. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery, Center. He was born September 24, 1922, in Center, Texas to Robert Braxton (Bob) and Vannie Mae Samford Adams. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Brother, Oswald Vernon (Bill) Adams. Denny served in the U. S. Navy during World War II. Survivors include, Wife, Mary Lou Watlington Adams; Daughter, Lisa & husband, Larry Myers; Son Randall Adams & wife, Arcie.
Online condolences can be sent at www.mangumfuneralhome.com 

 
ANNIE MAE WARD
Annie Mae Ward, 92, died February 4, 2010. Burial was in East Liberty Cemetery, Shelby County. She was born November 28, 1917 in Shelby County to Isaac and Annie Ratcliff. She was preceded in death by, Husband, Frank Brooks; Sisters, Mattie Ratcliff, Callie Ratcliff, Willie Pearl Royston; Brothers, Wilson Ratcliff, George Ratcliff. Survivors include, Husband, D. C. Ward of Houston; Sisters, Pearl Jones, Ineta Jones, Catherine Thomas & husband Raymond, of Houston, Frances Netherly, Mary Lister & husband Tommie of Center; Brother, Robert Ratcliff & wife Velma of Houston; Stepdaughters, Ida B. & Ella of Detroit, Michigan.
Hick Mortuary
EVIE MILLER
Evie Miller, 89, of the East Hamilton Community, died February 17, 2010 in Nacogdoches. Burial was in East Hamilton Cemetery, Shelby County. She was born December 18, 1920 in Shelby County to Grover C. and Roxie L. Cox Risinger. She is preceded in death by, Parents; Husband, Belton Miller; Brother, Nath C. Risinger, Infant Brother, Earl Risinger. Survivors include, Son, Doyle Miller & FiancÚ, Annie Peevy of East Hamilton; Brother, Travis Risinger & wife Clara of East Hamilton.
Online condolences can be sent at www.mangumfuneralhome.com
JESSE WELDON SOAPE
Jesse Weldon Soape, 81, of Center, formerly of Carthage, Texas, died February 21, 2010 in Center. Burial was in Antioch Cemetery, Shelby County. Jesse Weldon Soape was born January 16, 1929 in Carthage, Texas to Jesse James and Emma Lou Thompson Soape. He was preceded in death by, Wife, Patsy; Daughter, Dawn; Brothers, Herman, William “Bill”, Allen Perry “Perk”, Janes Calvin “J.C.”; Sisters, Lucille Blair, Ada Jane “Kit” Hicks. Survivors include, Daughters, Lynda Lewis of Channelview, Angie Hulsey of Carthage, Christy Curry & husband Ronnie of Carthage.
Hawthorn Funeral Home, Carthage, Texas
SELINA GUADALUPE SMITH JAIMES
Selina Guadalupe Smith Jaimes, 7, of Center, died February 21, 2010 in Center. Burial will be in McClelland Cemetery, Shelby County. She was born November 7, 2002 in Nacogdoches to Adan Jaimes and Mercedes Garcia. She was preceded in death by, Sister, Brandy Jaimes. Survivors include, Mother & Step Father, Mercedes and Jimmy Lee Smith of Center; Father, Adan Jaimes of Center; Brothers,
Jose Angel Vazquez of Laredo, Jimmy Garcia Smith, Jr. of Center, Sister, Yolanda Jaimes of Joaquin.
Online condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
BRANDON TRAVIS WINDHAM
Brandon Travis Windham, 21, of Center, died February 21, 2010 in Center. Burial was in Antioch Cemetery, Shelby County.He was born March 22, 1988 in Center to Edward Williams and Donna Windham. Survivors include, Daughters, MaKenna Leeann Windham of Center, Timberly Faith Windham of Center; Father, Edward Williams of Center; Mother, Donna Whittington of Center; Brother, Jeremy Whittington & wife Dena of Center; Sister, Christy Rodriguez & husband Jessie of Center.
Online condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
FREDA BOWLIN
Freda Bowlin, 93, of Center, died February 18, 2010. Burial was in Timpson Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Shelby County. She was born April 24, 1916, in Tenaha, TX, to Jim and Myrtle (Bowlin) Roberts. She was preceded in death by, Parents; Husband, Jodie Bowlin. Survivors include, Son, Barkley Bowlin & wife Rose of Tenaha, TX; Daughters, Gloria Fiedler & husband Joe of Timpson, Kathy Birdwell & husband Jimmy of Lufkin; Sisters, Helen Corbitt of Refugio, TX, Eva Paramore of Conroe, TX.
Online condolences can be sent at www.taylorfh.net
KENNETH RAY SWINT
Kenneth Ray Swint, 77, of Tenaha, died February 19, 2010 at his home. Burial was in Tennessee Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born February 11, 1933 in Texarkana, Arkansas to Llewlyn Swint and Zella Lee Hutchison Swint. He served in the Army. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Son, Danny Ray Swint; Brother, Virgil Swint; Sister, Avinell Brown. Survivors include, Wife, June Swint of Tenaha; Daughter, Lisa Milam of Tenaha; Son, Sam Swint & wife Shelly of Tenaha; Sisters, Mavis Ware & husband Leo of Dallas, Retha Ann Hammonds & husband Eddie of Tyler; Brother, Joe Swint & wife Laverne of Sunnyville.
Online condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
THELMA MATTHEWS
Thelma Matthews, 99, of Shelbyville, died February 24, 2010 in Center. Burial will be in Oaklawn Memorial Park, Center. She was born February 15, 1911 to Floyd P. Swanzy and Willie Alford Swanzy. She was preceded in death by, Husband, Wayland Matthews; Six Brothers and Sisters. Survivors include, Son, Dan Matthews & wife Kathleen of Center; Sister, Bennie Mae Vittetoe of Dallas.
Online condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
CHARLES HOLCOMB
Charles “Charlie” Holcomb, 77, of Center, died February 22, 2010 in Tyler. Burial was in Oaklawn Memorial Park, Center. He was born February 16, 1933 in Center to Ernest Holcomb and Ercel Bradshaw Holcomb. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Wife, Georgia Holcomb; Son, Charles Randall Holcomb. Survivors include, Wife, Louise Holcomb of Center; Son, Mike Holcomb & wife Norma of Tyler; Daughter, Gaynell Evans & husband Burl of Nacogdoches; Son, Billy Richards of Conroe.
Online condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
HAROLD BECKETT
Harold Beckett, 83, of Huxley, died February 17, 2010 in Center. Burial was in Strong Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born September 23, 1926 in Nashua, Missouri to John Beckett and Fay Cruise Beckett. Mr. Beckett served in the Army during World War II. Survivors include, Wife, Flora Beckett of Huxley; Son, Alan Elledge of Huxley.
Online condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
LOUISE DALBY
Louise Dalby, 88, of Center, died February 20, 2010 at her residence. Burial was in Oaklawn Memorial Park, Center. She was born January 30, 1922 in Joaquin to Wesley Bolton and Nancy Jordan Bolton. She was preceded in death by, Parents; Nine Brothers & Sisters. Survivors include, Husband, Bruce Dalby of Center; Daughters, Vicky Warren & husband George of Shelbyville, Brenda Carroll & husband Gary of Center.
Online condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
HENRY MC FADDEN
Henry McFadden, 82, of Joaquin, died February 22, 2010 in Nacogdoches. Burial was in Blair Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born August 18, 1927 in Deadwood to Doss McFadden and Maude Rae McFadden. Mr. McFadden served in the U. S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was preceded in death by, Wife, Mary Lavon McFadden; Sisters, Myrtle Sartor, Pauline James; Brother, Delmer McFadden. Survivors include, Daughters, Patricia Woodfin of Joaquin, Jackie McFadden Cheatwood & husband Roy of Joaquin; Son, Neal McFadden & wife Vickie of Joaquin; Brother, James McFadden of Nacogdoches.
Online condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
MARY LOUISE MC COLLUM
Mary Louise McCollum, 85, of Center, died February 23, 2010 in Center. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Albuquerque, New Mexico. She was born December 13, 1924 to Sterling and Mary Ryan McCollum in Kansas City, Kansas. She is preceded in death, Parents; Brothers, Sterling McCollum, Jr., Dale McCollum; Sisters, Shirley Smith, Lois McCollum, Pat Snider. Survivors include, Numerous Nieces and Nephews throughout the country including her Nieces here in Shelby County, Beth Stroope of Shelbyville, Cassie Jernigan of Huxley, Cindy Bridwell of Center, Melissa Jernigan of Shelbyville.
Online condolences can be sent at www.mangumfuneralhome.com

 

  

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