Shelby County News

Week Ending March 05, 2015



The Shelby County Historical Society would like to announce their upcoming monthly meeting:

March 17, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. - Guest Speaker, Dr. Bill O'Neal

This meeting will be in the Shelby County Museum, 230 Pecan Street.  Everyone is invited to attend.




Flo Coneath Wilburn, 84, of Center, died February 27, 2015. Interment will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Shelby County. She was born October 14, 1930 in Center, Texas to Floyd & Virgie Davis Turner. She was preceded in death by, Parents; Husband, Silas W. Wilburn, Sr.; Brothers, Henry Turner, Talis Turner, Dennis Turner. Survivors include, Son, Silas W. Wilburn, Jr. of Center; Daughter, Linda Wilburn McKenzie of Florida; Brother, Lynn Turner & wife, Dianne of Center; Sister, Belle Turner & husband, Thomas Walker of Florida; Sisters-in-law, Della Turner of Angleton, Lois Turner of Clute, Nancy Turner.
Online condolences can be sent at
Mangum Funeral Home, Center, Texas
Deborah Colburn Gann, 62, of Henderson, formerly of Shelbyville, died March 2, 2015 at East Texas Medical Center in Henderson, Texas. She was preceded in death by, Parents, Carlos and Jetty Colburn; Husband, Robert Gann; Infant Daughter, Marlene D. Gann; In-laws, Doug and Melba Gann. Survivors include, Son, Aaron Gann of Tampa, Florida; Daughter, Amanda Gann of Henderson; Brothers and Sisters, Eugene Colburn, Rodney Colburn, Eddie Colburn, Betty Smith, Catherine Duke; Sisters-in-law, Karla Gann Vaughn, Mary Beth Gann Bearden; Mother-in-law, Virginia Byrd Walden of Nacogdoches.
A memorial service is planned for a later date.
Boren-Conner Funeral Home, Bullard, Texas
Curtis Wayne Robinson, 52, of Shelbyville, died March 2, 2015 in Nacogdoches. Interment will be in Rather Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born February 11, 1963 in Houston to David Oral Robinson Sr. and Yvonne Plant. He was preceded in death by, Father, David Oral Robinson; Mother, Yvonne Plant Doggett; Brother, David Robinson, Jr. Survivors include, Wife, Julie Ann Robinson of Shelbyville; Children, Kellie Robinson & fiancÚ, Enriquez Mejia, of Montgomery, Brandi Mize of Mansfield, Louisiana, Michael Mize of Shelbyville; Father, Billy Ray Doggett of Shelbyville; Brothers, Kenneth Robinson of Leesville, Louisiana, Franklin Doggett of Shelbyville, Billy Doggett & wife, Christine, of Center.
Online condolences can be sent at
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
Winston Eugene Fields, 66, formerly of Center, died February 27, 2015 in Brazil. He was born February 27, 1949. Survivors include, Children, Alpha Fields, Whitney Koltonski, Hannah Lee; Sister, Jan Permenter & husband, Jim.
Services are under the Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas.





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