Shelby County News

Week Ending May 06, 2010

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Curtis Estes, 68, of Joaquin, died May 1, 2010 in Center. Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery, Logansport, Louisiana. He was born August 5, 1941 in Shelby County to F.E. and Ida Andrews Estes. He is preceded in death by. Parents; 2 Brothers, Raymond Estes, Tommy Estes. Survivors include, Wife, Brenda Estes of Joaquin; Daughter, Tammy Garner & husband, Sam of Joaquin; Son, Curtis B. “Pete” Estes of Joaquin; Sister, Verna Murdock of Chireno; Brothers, Buford Estes & wife, Shirley of Carthage, Henry Myers Estes & wife, Charlotte of Salem, MO, Elzie Estes & wife, Dawn of Joaquin.
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Addie L. Green, 71, longtime resident of San Augustine County, died May 4, 2010 in San Augustine. Burial was in Liberty Hill Cemetery, San Augustine County. Addie was born to Lera Greer Walton and Oren Walton on October 16, 1938, in San Augustine County. She was preceded in death by, Parents; Daughters, Barbara, Shirley, Karen, Vicki; Brother, Oren Walton, Jr.; Sister, Jeansette Ratcliff. Survivors include, Husband, John Earl Green of San Augustine; Son, Robert & wife Lisa Green of Tenaha; Daughters, Sheila Williams of San Augustine, Regina Martinez & husband Lupe of Center; Brothers, Jerry Walton & wife Sue of Houston, Charles Walton & wife Diane of Dallas, Kenneth Walton of Austin.
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Laura Margaret Putnam McLarry, 93, died May 5, 2010 in Center. Mrs. McLarry was born November 27, 1916, in Sulphur Springs, Texas to Charles W. and Margaret Frances Putnam. She was preceded in death by, Parents; Husband, Finley McLarry; Sisters, Alma Putman, Josephine McLarry. Survivors include, Daughters, Carolyn Wiggins & husband Wayne of Longmont CO., Ann Krueger & husband Clay of Center, Texas.
West Oaks Funeral Home, 505 S. Hillcrest Dr., Sulphur Springs.
Era B. Enmon, 94, of Shelbyville, died April 28, 2010. Burial was in Oaklawn Memorial Park, Center. She was born September 18, 1915 in Shelbyville to Joe C. Dockens and Ima Jacobs Dockens. She was preceded in death by, Husband H. E. “Jack” Enmon. Survivors include, Son, James H. Enmon & wife Bobbie of Shelbyville; Daughter, Ima Ruth Snider of Beamont.
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John R. Adams, 83, of Center, died May 2, 2010 in Center. Burial was in Antioch Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born December 25, 1926 in Shelby County to Flint Adams and Georgia Sanford Adams. Mr. Adams served in the 101st Airborne Division of the Army. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Brothers, Bob Adams, F. T. Adams. Survivors include, Wife, Betty J. Adams of Center; Daughter, Neva J. Dawson & husband J.C. of Silsbee; Sons, J.T. Adams & wife Linda of Lufkin, John David Adams of Center; Sister, Miriam Jernigan of Center.
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Danny Garland Porter, 66, of Deadwood, died May 4, 2010 at his home. Burial will be in Deadwood Cemetery, Deadwood, Texas. He was born April 21, 1944 in Center to Aaron Porter and Hersey Belrose Porter. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Brother, Larry Porter. Survivors include, Wife, Jeanene Porter of Deadwood; Daughter, Laci Doan & husband Matt of Deadwood; Sisters, Pennie Cassell of Keithville, Louisiana, Patricia Adams & husband Clyde of Center; Brother, Joe Porter of Center.
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Bobbie Joe Morris, 75, of Kilgore,died April 29, 2010 in Longview. Burial was in Jackson Cemetery, Shelby County. She was born August 4, 1934 in Joaquin to E. C. and Myrtle Cox. She was preceded in death by, Parents; Brother, Baby Boy Cox. Survivors include, Children, Mickey Morris & wife, Sharon of Kilgore, Sherry Morris of Kilgore, Lynnette & husband, Ray of Kilgore, Tony Morris of Kilgore; Sisters, Sue Finch & husband Jim of Joaquin, Zandra Stevens of Kilgore.
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