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Week Ending March 28 2008

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    Doris Masterson, 79, died March 22, 2008 in Nacogdoches.  Donation was requested.  Survivors include, Husband Roy Masterson of Center; Children, David and Ron Masterson both of Center, Riley Masterson of Austin and Garry Masterson of Texarkana; Brother Billy Cobb of Louisville, Kentucky.
    Patricia Snider, 77, of Huxley died March 22, 2008 in Center. Burial was in Strong Cemetery.  Born September 25, 1930, in Manhattan, Kansas, she was the daughter of Sterling Alfred and Mary Elizabeth Ryan McCollum.  Ms. Snider was preceded in death by her Parents; Brother, Sterling McCollum, Jr and Dale McCollum; Sisters; Lois McCollum and Shirley Smith.  Survivors include, husband, M. C. "Joe" Snider; Children, Therese Snider Freeman of Raleigh, North Carolina, Beth Stroope of Shelbyville, Cassie Jernigan of Huxley Cindy Bridwell of Center; Melissa Jernigan of Shelbyville; Sister, Mary McCollum of Shelbyville.  Mangum Funeral Home.
    Jackie Porter Sanford, 75, of Center died March 23, 2008 in Center.  Burial was in Sardis Cemetery. Born June 17, 1932, in Sardis, she was the daughter of Hubbard Sam Porter, Sr. and Roxie Jackson Porter.  Ms. Sanford was a homemaker.  She was preceded in death by husband Horace E. Sanford; Brother, Bobby Porter and Sisters, Gwen White, margie Barber and Opal Adkinson.  Survivors include, Daughters, Dianne Cole of Kennard, Shiela Jurney, of Center, Hazel Cooper of Timpson and Janelle Robinson of Huxley; Sons, Johnny and Charles Richard Haessly, both of Center, Robert Haesly of Baytown and Jerry and DeWayne Sanford, both of Center; brother Hubbard Sam Porter of Orange; Sister, Cassette Martin of Joaquin.  Watson and Sons Funeral Home.
    Jesse Williams, 77, died March 16, 2008.  Burial was in Westview Cemetery.  Born October 28, 1917, he  was the son of Mose Caqp and Gracie Bennett Williams.  Mr. Williams was preceded in death by his Wife, Corris Armour Williams and Daughter, Frankie Lee Wolfe and seven Siblings.  Survivors include daughters, Anita Williams of Center, Gale Lister of Beaumont and Oletha Bingham of Houston; Sons, Darryl Nolan, Sr. of Houston and Lawrence Nolan of Houston; Sisters, Mildred Byndom of Shelbyville and Lola Wallace of Longview; Brother, Money Williams of Longview.  Community Funeral Home.
    Deborah Ann Wilde, 40, of Whitney died March 13, 2008 in Burleson.  Burial was in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Shelby County.  Born July 2, 1987, in Houston, she was the daughter of Clarence Prinz, Sr. and Gladys Miller Prinz.  Ms. Wilde was a homemaker.  She was preceded in death by Parents, Clarence and Gladys Prinz; Sister, Rebecca Lynn Prinz.  Survivors include Husband, Eddie Wilde, Sr. of Whitney; Children, Eddie Wilde, Jr., Timothy Wilde and Cody Wilde, all of Whitney; Brothers, Clarence Prinz, Jr. of Ashdown, Arkansas, Willian Prinz of Huxley; Terry Prinz of Huntington and Charles Michael Prinz of Whitney.  Sister, Ivery Kennedy of Hillsboro.  Watson & Sons Funeral Home.
    Joe Jackson, 45, of Center died March 26, 2008 at his residence.  Burial was in Oaklawn Memorial Park.  Born March 31, 1962 in Center, he was the son of Billy Joe Jackson and Imo Jean Wheeler Jackson. Mr. Jackson was preceded in death by his Father, Billy Joe Jackson.  Survivors include, Mother Imo Jean Jackson of Nacogdoches; Sister, Tina Clifton of Nacogdoches.

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