Shelby County News

Week Ending June 10, 2010

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Solomon Zane Allen, 13, of Center, died June 2, 2010. Burial was in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born May 29, 1997 to Matt Allen and Cheri Lucas Wheeler. He was preceded in death by: Grandfather, Gilbert Wheeler; Brother, Cory Bertrand. Survivors include, Parents, Don & Cheri Wheeler of Center, Matt & Charlotte Allen of Center; Brothers & Sisters, Brett Wheeler of Center, Luc Allen of Center, Ben Wheeler of California, Whitnee Allen Lee & husband, Ricky of Center, Sydnee Allen of Center; Grandparents, Bonnie & Claude Lucas of Center, Johnny & Lillian Allen of Center, Kathryn Wheeler of Center.
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Syble Bittick Bradshaw, 88, died June , 2010. Burial will be in Old Salem Cemetery, Shelby County. She was preceded in death by her husband, L. B. Bradshaw. Survivors include, Daughter, Linda Bea Hutto & husband Ottis Clifton Hutto of Kilgore, Texas; Grandchildren, Cliff, Jr and Teffany Hutto, Bart and Stacy Hutto, Rusty and Brandi Hutto.
Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home, Overton, Texas.
Letha Mae Hale, 92, of Patroon, died June 7, 2010 in San Augustine. Burial was in Dunnigan Cemetery, Shelby County. She was born November 9, 1917 in Marshall, Arkansas to Walter Foshee and Susie E. Kyle Foshee. She was preceded in death by: Husband, Claude M. Hale; Daughter, Diana Mae Hale. Survivors include, Daughters, Betty Risinger & husband Robert of Patroon, Charlene Sue Hale of Splendora, Donna Riley & husband Jerry of Cleveland; Sons, James Hale & wife Barbara of Patroon, Bobby Hale of Splendora.
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Timothy Brian Spruiell, 39, of Shelbyville, died June 6, 2010 in Dallas. Burial was in Strong Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born November 3, 1970 in Levelland to J.C. Spruiell and Carol McCrary Spruiell. He was preceded in death by his father. Survivors include, Mother, Carol Spruiell of Shelbyville; Brother, Jesse Spruiell & wife Shelli of Marble Falls; Sister, Jan Currington & husband Ted of Shallowater.
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Tommie Lee Cotton, died June 4, 2010, in Center. She was born December 24, 1917 to Lee and Martha Bell of Timpson. She was preceded in death by: Parents; Husbands, Howard Mays and Mr. Cotton; Daughter, Lunita May Polly. Survivors include, Grandchildren, Joyce Dawson of Ft Worth, Reneate barnes of Dallas, Texas, Keneth Barnes of Dallas, Texas, Rosalyn Polly of Ft. Worth, Paul Barnes of Timpson, Arlinda Richardson, April and Ashley Johnson, whom she called her children; Four close cousins, Glenda Johnson Brown of Dallas, Thelma Ray Johnson Green of Los Angeles, Michael R Driver, Luedene Driver of Timpson; A special brother-in-law, Sonny Mays of Los Angeles.
Eva Dell Roberts Paramore, 88, of Tomball, TX, died June 9, 2010, in Tomball. Burial will be in Tennessee Cemetery, Shelby County. She was born November 9, 1921, in the Tennessee Community of Shelby County, TX, to James and Myrtle Bowlin Roberts. Eva was preceded in death by: Parents; Husband, Afton Paramore; Sister, Freda Bowlin. Survivors include, Son, Ron Paramore & wife Angie of Cypress, TX; Granddaughter, Karen Paramore of Seguin, TX; Grandsons, David Content & wife Katy of Spring, TX, Russell Content & wife Pamela of Houston, TX.
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Donald Wayne Alexander, 62, died May 25, 2010. Burial was in Westview Cemetery, Center. He was born January 2, 1948 to Denmon and Magnolia Alexander. He was preceded in death by: Parents; Brother, Dennis Alexander. Mr. Alexander served his country in the U. S. Army. Survivors include, Brother, Charles Aaron Ray & wife Moung of Washington, D.C.; Sister, Dorrie Hill & husband Benjamin of Tenaha.
Hicks Mortuary
Rouena L. Polley, 94, died May 29, 2010. Burial was in Westview Cemetery, Center. She was born October 8, 1915 in Shelby County to Lizzie Greer and Willie Lister. She was preceded in death by: Son, W. C. (Pete) Polley; Daughter, Arlinda Matthews; Sister, Priscilla Anderson. Survivors include, Daughters, Jane Arnold of Center, Patsy Stephenson of Carson, California; Sister, Christine Lane of Lufkin; Brothers, James Lister, Herbert Lister of Phoenix, Az.
Hicks Mortuary



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