Shelby County News

Week Ending March 15, 2012

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The Shelby County Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting on March 20, 2012 at 6:30 P.M. in the Shelby County Museum. The guest speaker this month will be Dr. John Rogers.  He will be bring a program on the maneuvers of the troops getting ready for General Patton's forces in WWII.  They trained in and around our area.  He will have a video presentation along with his speech.   Joy Haverton was scheduled to speak this month but is unable to do the meeting and will reschedule for a later date.  Everyone is invited to attend.



Relda “Jane” Busby, 89, died March 13, 2012 at her daughter’s home in Corsicana, Texas. Interment will be in Oaklawn Memorial Park, Center, Texas. She was born on November 11, 1922 to Birt Knight & Mary Huffman Marks in Gurdon, Arkansas. She was preceded in death by, Parents; Husband, Richard H. Busby, Sr.; Brothers, James Raymond Marks, Rea Dod Marks; Sisters, Ardell Marks McDonald, Anna Glendyne Marks Beard. Survivors include, Children, Kathleen Smith & husband, Howard, Jr. of Lewisville, Texas, Jacquilyn Cochran & husband, Gregg of Round Rock, Texas, Richard Howard Busby, Jr. & wife, Jolene of Center, Texas, Joyce Cawthorn & husband, Roy of Corsicana, Texas.
Online condolences can be sent at 
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
James Raymond Killgore, 47, of Center, died March 9, 2012 in Nacogdoches. He was born December 7, 1964 in Galveston to Jerry Killgore and Patricia Weaver Ousley Killgore. He was preceded in death by his father, Jerry Killgore. Survivors include, Mother, Pat Ousley of Joaquin; Brother, John Killgore & wife, Leigh of Houston; Aunt, Carol Randall of Houston.
Online condolences can be sent at 
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
James Earl “Butch” Snider, 68, of Center, died March 13, 2012 in Nacogdoches. Interment was in Short Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born February 8, 1944 to Jessie Snider and Verna Lou Moore Snider. He was preceded in death by, Father, Jessie Snider; Brother, Jerry Snider. Survivors include, Wife, Vicky Barbee Snider of Center; Sons, Jeremy Snider & wife, Ashley of Tenaha, Jimmy Snider & wife, Debby of Tenaha, Allen Snider & wife, Frances of Elysian Fields; Mother, Verna Lou Moore Snider of Center; Sisters, Sandra Harvey & husband, Mark of Center, Norma Moore of Signo; Brothers, Billy M. Snider & wife, Debbie of Center, Travis Snider of Center, Gary Snider & wife, Rhonda of Center.
Online condolences can be sent at 
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
Judith Ann Perkins Taylor, 69, of Stuttgart, Arkansas, formerly of Center, Texas, died March 12, 2012. Interment was in Lone Tree Cemetery in Arkansas. She was born July 3, 1942, in Stuttgart to Wayman and Virginia Perkins. She was preceded in death by, Parents; Infant Brother, Charles Wayman Perkins. Survivors include, Husband, Duane Taylor; Daughter, Michelle Taylor Hoover & husband, Danny of Conway; Sons, Steve Taylor & wife, Susan of Pine Bluff, Jason Taylor & wife, Traci of Whitehouse, Texas; Sister, Jerry Bise & husband, Rodney of Heber Springs; Brother, Art Perkins & wife, Susan of Lonoke.
Online condolences can be sent at 
Turpin Funeral Home, Stuttgart, Arkansas
Sidney Rickey Wiggins, 48, of Joaquin, died March 10, 2012 at his residence. Interment was in Cool Springs Cemetery, Logansport, Louisiana. He was born August 6, 1963 in Carthage, Texas to Roger Wiggins and Billie Sholar Wiggins. He was preceded in death by, Son, Bradley Wiggins; Mother, Billie Sholar Wiggins. Survivors include, Wife, Sheila Wiggins of Joaquin; Daughters, Miranda Wiggins of Logansport, Louisiana, Ali Fields & husband, Paden of Logansport, Ami Durham & husband, Harold of Logansport; Stepson, Ryan McGee of Joaquin; Sister, Teresa Stephens & husband, Rodney of Logansport; Brother, Randall Wiggins & wife, Zada of Gary, Texas; Father, Roger Wiggins of Galloway, Texas.
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas


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