Shelby County News
 

Week Ending March 06, 2014

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The Shelby County Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting March 18, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. in the Shelby County Museum on Pecan Street. The guest speakers this month will be Chris Watlington and some of his students. They will be speaking about the history of some of the buildings on the downtown square. Everyone is invited to come out and hear this program on local history.  

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OBITUARIES     


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BENNIE D. LINDEMANN ROYAL
Bonnie D. Lindemann Royal, 88, of Webster, Texas, formerly of Joaquin, died February 26, 2014. Interment was in Oaklawn Memorial Park, Center, Texas. She was born on December 24, 1925 in Tenaha to Lottie and Arthur “Bud” Cox. She was preceded in death by, Parents; Husband, Bennie Lindemann; Sister and Brother-in-law, Francis and Fredy McDaniel. Survivors include, Husband, Chandler “Chan” Royal of Webster; Son, Charles F. Lindemann & wife, Rose; Step-Daughters, Susan Saunders & husband, Peter, Teresa “Tere” Royal; Brother, Ernest “Ernie” Cox.
Online condolences can be sent at www.mangumfuneralhome.com
Mangum Funeral Home, Center, Texas
BENTLEY BANKS SAMFORD
Bentley Banks Samford, 8 weeks old, of Tenaha, died February 27, 2014 at ETMC Carthage. Interment was in Ramah Cemetery, Tenaha. He was born December 31, 2013 in Nacogdoches to Nicholas Samford and Ashley Cumby. Survivors include, Parents; Sister, Brooklyn Angel Cumby; Brother, Ashton Chase Lee Cumby; Grandparents, Ronald & Rhonda Samford of Tenaha, Teresa & Tommy Barber of Duncanville; Great Grandparents, Patricia & James Barber, Brenda Powell , Shirley Samford.
Online condolences can be sent at www.mangumfuneralhome.com
Mangum Funeral Home, Center, Texas
 
EARLINE HART LE BLANC WALLES
Earline Hart LeBlanc Walles, 90, of Silsbee, Texas, February 28, 2014, at Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas, Beaumont. Interment was in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont, Texas. Earline was born to Robert M. and Jewel Hart, on March 15, 1923, in Beaumont. She was preceded in death by, Parents; Brothers, Jack Hart, C. M. Hart; Sisters, Tommie Lou Carr, Mary Ann Hargraves; Husband, Joseph P. LeBlanc; Stepdaughter, Mary Brooks. Survivors include, Husband, Jacob L. Walles; Daughters, Paula Williamson of Houston, Madeline Gill & husband, Glenn, of Joaquin, Darlene Bales of Beaumont, Eleanor Drake & husband, Dee, of Vidor, Peggy McNeely & husband, James, of Vidor, Debbie Harmon & husband, Don, of Vidor.
Online condolences can be sent at www.broussards1889.com
Broussard’s Funeral Home, Beaumont, Texas
 
JOHN DEAN PILKINGTON
John Dean Pilkington, 79, of the Paxton Community, Tenaha, Texas, died February 26, 2014 at his residence. Interment was in Ramah Cemetery, Tenaha. He was born February 27, 1934 in Blackwell, Oklahoma to Vern and Gertrude Sue Moore Pilkington. He served his country in the United States Air Force. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Brothers, Paul Pilkington, Curtis Pilkington, Doyle Pilkington, Leman Pilkington. Survivors include, Wife, Lich “Lynn” Thi Pilkington of the Paxton Community; Daughters, Donna Mori of San Francisco, California, Phuong Warren & Harold Albright of Gilmer, Linh “Lynn” Pilkington of Texarkana, Minh “Mun” Kelley & husband, Jared, Jr. of Centerton, Arkansas; Son, Glenn Pilkington of Longview; Sister-in-law, Betty Pilkington .
Online condolences can be sent at www.mangumfuneralhome.com
 
JORDAN LE BLANC
Jordan LeBlanc, 19, of Timpson, died March 3, 2014 in Carthage. Interment will be in Borders Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born in Center on September 9, 1994 to John LeBlanc and Sherry Parker LeBlanc. Jordan was a member of the Timpson Volunteer Fire Department having received the “Rookie of the Year” Award in 2013. Survivors include, Parents; FiancÚ, Ashley Clifton of Timpson; Brother, Joseph LeBlanc & wife, Haley of Timpson; Sister, Jasie LeBlanc of Center; Paternal Grandparents, Maison and Edith LeBlanc of Center; Maternal Grandparents, Wayne and Floye Parker of Center.
Online condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
 
JANE ELLEN ARNOLD
Jane Ellen Arnold, of Center, died February 26, 2014 in Tyler, Texas. Interment was in McWilliams Cemetery, Shelby County. She was born August 26, 1937 in Center, Texas to Davis Waterhouse and LaVerne Lane Waterhouse. She was a member of the Shelby County Historical Society and President of the Westview Cemetery Association, where she was instrumental in the Cemetery being awarded a Historical Marker by the State of Texas. She was preceded in death by, Parents; Husband, James H. Arnold; Son, James Arnold, Jr.; Sisters, Annie M. Pitts, Shirley Dupree; Special Parents, W. C. and Rouena Polley. Survivors include, Son, Billy D. Harris & wife, Beverly of Beaumont, Texas; Daughters, Pamela Martin & husband, Joseph of Nacogdoches, Tammie Caraway & husband Keith of Tyler; Siblings, Patsy Stephenson, Ida Allison, Debra Davis, Vickie Jackson, David Waterhouse Jr.
Hicks Mortuary, Center, Texas
ANGELA CLARK CORBELL MC CAA
Angela Clark Corbell McCaa, 56, died March 4, 2014 at Healthsouth, Care Hospice, Conroe, Texas. She was born August 8, 1957 in Center, Texas to Willis Brady and Dorothy Mae Clark. She was preceded in death by, Parents; Brother, Larry Brent Clark. Survivors include, Husband, Jerry McCaa od Florida; Son, Will Corbell & wife, Laura, of the Woodlands, Texas; Brother, Blain Clark & wife, Kim, of Shelby County.
Online condolences can be sent at http://www.mcnuttfuneralhome.com 
McNutt Funeral Home, Conroe, Texas
LORETTA CHILDRESS
Loretta Childress, 70, of Joaquin, died March 5, 2014 at her residence. Interment will be in Oaklawn Memorial Park, Center, Texas. She was born February 5, 1944 in Buna to Hervy Watson and Virgie Alvis Watson. She was preceded in death by, Parents; Son, Michael Childress. Survivors include, Husband, Charles Childress of Joaquin; Son, Todd Childress & wife, Crystal of Logansport; Brother, Thomas Childress & wife, Donna.
Online condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas

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