Shelby County News
 

Week Ending March 09, 2017
 

 

The Shelby County Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting March 21, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. in the Shelby County Museum on Pecan Street. Our guest speaker this month will be Mr. Bill O'Neal. Mr. O'Neal is the Texas State Historian and is a well-known author. He has written many books about the history of Texas. He taught history for many years at Panola College. He will be speaking to us about The Alamo. Everyone is invited to attend.
                              

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MEMORIAL DONATIONS GIVEN IN HONOR OF
                   Pam & Terry Bailey                                Margaret A. Nix Warren                    
                              Donated By                                                     Donated By                                   
    J. C. & Venorah McSwain                       Carolyn and Darnese Parrish   
 

 Mitch Menefee                                             Mildred Ashby 
Donated By                                                 Donated By
J. C. & Venorah McSwain                            J. C. & Venorah McSwain
 

Lesa Davis
Donated By
J. C. & Venorah McSwain

                   

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OBITUARIES


JOSEPH OLENIK
Joseph Olenik, 65, of Joaquin, died March 2, 2017 in Joaquin as a result of an accident. Interment will be in Joaquin Cemetery, Joaquin, Texas. Joseph or “Joey” was born March 14, 1951 in Lake Charles, Louisiana to Edward & Temple Rose Bazer Olenik. He was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include, Sisters, Mitzie Duffy & husband, Dan of Arlington, Rosie Deskin of Joaquin, Lessie Olenik of Arlington.
Online condolences can be sent at www.mangumfuneralhome.com
Mangum Funeral Home, Center, Texas
 
BERT FOUNTAIN
Bert Fountain, 55, of Center, died March 3, 2017, at his residence. Interment was in Spring Ridge Cemetery, San Augustine County. He was born February 28, 1962, in Center, to Lubbert Earl Fountain and Betty Livingston Fountain. .He was preceded in death by, Parents; Sisters, Cynthia Gwen Sumstine, Angela Pauline Fountain Faussett, Tina Melinda Fountain. Survivors include, Wife, Dana Adams Fountain of Center; Daughter, Hanna Fountain & fiancÚ, Kurtis Cougler, of Center; Brother, Ricky Fountain of Center; Special Brother-in-law, Richard Faussett.
Online condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
 
HARLENE MUCKELROY
Harlene Muckelroy, 78, of Center, died March 4, 2017 in Shreveport, Louisiana. Interment was in Pilgrims Rest Cemetery, Martinsville. .She was born July 7, 1938 in Nacogdoches, Texas to Harland and Ruth Parish Burnaman.  She was preceded in death by, Parents; Husband, James Ellis Muckelroy; Sister & Brother-in-law, Sue and Robert Stanaland; Brother, Fred Burnman. Survivors include, Children, Ken & Tammie Muckelroy of Center, Katha Wyatt of Center; Sisters, Lillie Ross & husband, Houston of El Paso, Helen Brown of Nacogdoches; Brother-in-law, Cecil Muckelroy & wife, Louise of Lufkin; Sister-in-law, Sue Burnaman of Spring.
Online condolences can be sent at www.mangumfuneralhome.com
Mangum Funeral Home, Center, Texas
 
CLYDE WAYNE ANTHONY
Clyde Wayne “Bide” Anthony, 73, of Center, died March 4, 2017, at his residence. Interment was in Sardis Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born May 11, 1943, in Shelbyville, to James Vernon Anthony and Lucille Clark Anthony. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Brothers, Charles “Dank” Anthony, Morris Anthony, Royce Chandler. Survivors include, Children, Tammy Thomas of Marshall, Texas, Kim McClain & husband, James, of Monahans, Texas, Denise Shofner & husband, Nathan, of Shelbyville, Texas, Sherry Goodwyn & husband, Brad, of Key Largo, Florida, James Wayne Anthony of Center; Sister, Gay Nell McCoy; Mother of his children, Kathy Anthony.
Online condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
 
JO HAIRGROVE YOUNG
Jo Hairgrove Young, 86, died March 5, 2017. Interment will be in Buena Vista Cemetery, Shelby County. She was born November 21, 1930 in Timpson, Texas to Wilburn and Pearl Burns Hairgrove, She was preceded in death by, Parents; Husband, Marion “Mike” Chadwick Young; Brother, Van Hairgrove. Jo graduated from Timpson High School. Survivors include, Son, Michael C. Young & wife, Laura of Tyler, Texas; Daughter, Joan Young Wortley-Hunt & husband, John Stuart-Wortley-Hunt of Marshall, Texas; Sisters, Wilma Hairgrove Culp & husband, Paul of Lampasas, Texas, Frances Hairgrove McIntyre & husband, Dudley of Timpson, Texas; Brothers, James Edward Hairgrove of Pearland, Texas, Franklin Hairgrove of Timpson, Texas; Bill Hairgrove wife, Rita of Timpson, Texas.
Sullivan Funeral Home
 
EVELYN LACY TINSLEY
Evelyn Lacy Tinsley, 95, of Timpson, Texas, died February 25, 2017 in Timpson. Interment was in Forest Park Lawndale, Houston, Texas. She was born on July 28, 1921 in Wolfe City, Texas to Albert Sidney Lacy and Mollie Stone Lacy. She was preceded in death by, Parents; Husband, John E. Tinsley. Survivors include, Daughters, Margaret Crump husband, Jim, Janet Niager & husband, Keith.
Online condolences can be sent at www.taylorfh.net 
Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson, Texas
 
ROY MORRIS BLAKE
Roy Morris Blake, 88, a retired State Senator and Nacogdoches business leader, died March 4, 2017, at his residence. Interment was in Sunset Memorial Park, Nacogdoches, Texas. He was born March 29, 1928, in Nacogdoches to Lynn and Pattie Blake. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mae Deanne Goodwin Blake. After serving five years as a State Representative, Roy Blake won a special election in 1978 as State Senator from District 3 to replace the retiring Sen. Don Adams. As a senator, he represented 15 East Texas counties and held many special assignments and committee positions. This district served most East Texas counties, spanning from the Conroe area to areas just south of Tyler. These counties included Anderson, Angelina, Cherokee, Hardin, Jasper, Montgomery, Nacogdoches, Newton, Polk, Rusk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, and Tyler.
Online condolences can be sent at www.CasonMonk-Metcalf.com
T. A. Lane & Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors, Nacogdoches, Texas
RICHARD WILEY
Richard Wiley, 79, of Joaquin, died March 05, 2017 at his home. A memorial service to be held a later date in Pasadena, Texas. He was born July 27, 1937 in Borger, Hutchinson County, Texas to Clifford Cecil and Lily Juanita Bozeman Wiley. He served his country in the U. S. Navy. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Brother, Dale Wiley; Step-mother, Eunice Wiley. Survivors include, Wife, Linda Pouncey Wiley of Joaquin; Children, Cindy Czerny & husband, David of Cold Springs, Vicki Moffeit of Houston, Rickey Todd Wiley of Pasadena;
Sister, Gwandell Beverly of Deer Park.
Online condolences can be sent at www.mangumfuneralhome.com
Mangum Funeral Home, Center, Texas
RICHARD WAYNE EVERETT III
Richard Wayne “Trey” Everett, III, 23, of Tenaha, died March 7, 2017, in Joaquin. He was born April 29, 1993, in Baytown, to Richard Wayne Everett Jr. and Kimberle Everett. Survivors include, Mother, Kimberle Everett of Tenaha; Father, Richard Wayne Everett Jr. & wife, Rachel Kaye Everett, of Tenaha; Sister, Lauren Everett of Tenaha; Step-Sister, Skylar Herbison; Step-Brother, Trystan Herbison.
Online condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
ROBERT J. MOORE
Robert J. Moore, 58, of Center, died March 6, 2017, at Nacogdoches Medical Center. Interment will be in Westview Cemetery, Center, Texas. Survivors include, Wife, Alise Osby Moore of Center; Daughters, LaTonya Moore of Center, Jennifer Brinson of Center, Keshia Davis of San Augustine, Ka'Chasmon Moore of Center, Bridgette Moore of Center, TyKeshia Stanley of Center; Sons, De'Mauriyen Osby of Center, Antonio Gipson of Center; Sisters, Doris (Charles) Netherly of Center, Vivian (Jesse) Watts of Center, Jena Moore of Center, Tammy (Ben) Small of Center.
Community Funeral Home, Center, Texas
L. D. FIELDS
L. D. Fields, 56, of Shelbyville, died March 4, 2017 at Nacogdoches Medical Center. Interment will be in Bennett Chapel Cemetery, Shelby County. Survivors include, Uncles, Willie Kellum, L. J. Kellum; Neices, Alicia Holman (Christopher), Tammy Wright; Nephews, Charles McClelland (Almeria), Jerome McClelland (Concynthia), Greg Macon (Kim) of Shelbyville.
Community Funeral Home, Center, Texas
LORENE TIDWELL McENTIRE
Lorene Tidwell McEntire, 94, of Timpson, died March 8, 2017, at her residence. Interment will be in Corinth Cemetery, Shelby County. She was born April 25, 1922, in Shelby County, to John Thomas Mims Sr. and Mary Cozart Mims. She was preceded in death by, Parents; Sisters, Illa Bell Harvey, Joyce Smith, Frances Moore, Marion Gentry, Olga Hughes; Brothers, Charles Mims, Buford Mims, John T. Mims, Jr. Survivors include, Daughter, Sara Byrn of Timpson; Son, Thomas Tidwell and wife, Jayne, of Center.
Online condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
JAMES E. HOOKER
James E. “Jimmy” Hooker, 83, formerly of Tenaha, died March 6, 2017. Interment was in Woods Cemetery, Panola County. He was born May 19, 1933 in Tenaha to William Maxwell Hooker and Robbie Ruth Butler Hooker. He graduated from Tenaha High School. He served his country in the U. S. Marines during the Korean War. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Son, William Maxwell “Bill” Hooker II; Sisters, Mary Ruth Moore, Billie Jean Nutt. Survivors include, Wife, Nancy Ellen Gordon Hooker; Son, James W. & Debbie Hooker; Daughters, Liz Langston, Robin Lane, Cheryl & Steve Brown all of Orange.
Claybar Funeral Home, Orange, Texas

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