Shelby County News

Week Ending May 22, 2014


The Shelby County Museum is now a drop off station for Box Tops for Education.  These will go to Shelby County Schools.  Bring your Box Tops and visit the museum and see our new displays of Family Bibles and Family Pictures.


Iva Nell Fields, 93, of Orange, formerly of Center, died May 14, 2014, at Sabine House in Orange. Interment was in Patroon Cemetery, Shelby County. She was born in Patroon, Texas, on August 24, 1920, to Ollie Burette Whitten and Della Mae Lout Whitten. She was preceded in death by, Husbands, Thomas F. Talbert, Robert Louis Fields; Parents; Brothers, Carl Whitten, T. E. “June” Whitten; Sisters, Sibyl Dover, Laverne Whitten, Lovis Kellum, Hazel Whitten. Survivors include, Daughters, Judy Smith & husband, J. W. of Orange, Robbie Talbert Gunderson & husband, Dr. Clark of Lake Charles, Louisiana, Billie Talbert Skinner & husband, Charles of Orange.
Claybar Funeral Home, Orange, Texas
Michelle “Mikki”Jame Mueller, 53, of Tenaha, died May 15, 2014 at her residence. Interment was in New Prospect Cemetery, Shelby County. She was born October 21, 1961 in St. Clair, Michigan to Bruce Lewis and Pat Shaver. She was preceded in death by, Husband, Robert Mueller; Sons, Hoss Cunningham, Brannon Cunningham. Survivors include, Daughter, Laura Mueller of Tenaha, Texas; Son, Bobby Mueller of Tenaha, Texas; Mother, Pat Shaver of Tenaha, Texas; Father, Bruce Lewis of Escanaba, Michigan; Brothers, Brian Lewis & Lucy of Tenaha, Texas, David Lewis of Escanaba, Michigan; Sister, Cindy & Dale Delatte of Tomball, Texas.
Robert Yarbrough, 81, of Garrison, died May 14, 2014 at his residence. Interment was in New Liberty Cemetery, Garrison, Texas. Survivors include, Daughter, Johnnie (Gerald) Nash of Center, Texas; Son, Trayland Johnson.
Community Funeral Home, Timpson, Texas
Daniel Harrington, 67, of Shelbyville, died May 19, 2014 at his residence. Interment was in Reynolds Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born October 7, 1946 in Kaplan, Louisiana to Dewey Harrington and Paula Gaspard Harrington. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Brothers, Floyd Harrinton, Robert “Bobby” Harrington. Survivors include, Wife, Shirley Harrington of Shelbyville; Daughters, Penny Younker & husband, Don of Houston, Michelle LaVergne & husband, Tod of Port Neches, Danelle Galloway of Kent, Washington, Rachelle Pryor & husband, Phillip of Nederland; Son, John Harrington of Groves.
Online condolences can be sent at
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas



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