Shelby County News


Week Ending June 01, 2017             


James Oliver Doyle, 75, of Groveton, Texas, died May 23, 2017 in Lufkin, Texas. Interment was in East Prairie Cemetery, Groveton. He was preceded in death by, Parents, William and Daisy Doyle; Brothers, “Buster” Frank, Charles, Howard, Norman Doyle; Sisters, Margaret Witt, Carolyn Tsikas, Ann Fussell. He served his country in the U. S. Army. Survivors include, Wife, Amanda Rogers Doyle of Groveton, Texas; Son and Daughter-in-law, Roger and Judy Doyle of Center, Texas; Daughter and son-in-law, Tiffany and Joe Kesinger of Crawford, Colorado; Sister and brother-in-law, Barbara and David Bailey of Spring, Texas.
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Nelda Weatherly Mitchell, 78, of Lufkin, died May 28, 2017 in Lufkin. She was born August 22, 1938, in Nacogdoches, to Vernon Weatherly and Reba Cook Weatherly. Survivors include, Husband, Robby Lee Mitchell of Lufkin; Son: Bradley Lee Mitchell & wife, Lanette, of Lufkin; Brothers and Sisters, Lavene Watkins of Seven Points, Gwen Wilkerson of Lufkin, Oneta Mire of Ragley, Louisiana, Ronald Weatherly of Lufkin, Donald Weatherly of Center.
Garrison Funeral Home, Garrison, Texas
Ruby Warr Smith, 83, of Center, died May 31, 2017 at Holiday Nursing Home in Center. Services are pending at this time. Survivors include, Husband, Ray Smith of Center; Son, Roger McLane & wife, Brenda of the Deadwood Community; Daughter, Patty Miller of Reno, Nevada; Sisters, Mary Scates & husband, Bubba of Center, Betty Prior & husband, Travis of Longview.  Additional survivors and service information will be announced at a later time.
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Mangum Funeral Home, Center, Texas



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