Shelby County News

Week Ending June 25, 2015




Jack Evert Bush, 81, of Tenaha, died June 19, 2015 in Carthage. Interment was in Ramah Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born November 17, 1933 in Tenaha to Evert William Bush and Bertie Lee Davis Bush. He was preceded in death by Parents; Daughter, Susan Bowden; Brother, Roy Bush; In-laws, Doyle and Era Harrison; Sisters-in-law, Sarah Smith, Louise Melton. Survivors include, Wife, Emma Loyce Harrison Bush of Tenaha; Son-in-law, Jerry Bowden of Crosby.
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Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
Tommy Lloyd Bailey, 51, of Broaddus, died June 21, 2015 in Lufkin. Interment will be in Sardis Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born October 15, 1963 in California to Billy Bailey and Margaret Busby Bailey. He was preceded in death by, Father, Billy Bailey; Sister, B. J. Bailey; Sister-in-law, Teresa Brand; Brothers-in-law, Butch Fenner, Darryl Porter; Mother-in-law, Sandra Porter. Survivors include, Wife, Bambi Bailey of Broaddus; Sons, Scott Bailey & wife, Tina, of Broaddus, Derik Lanicek of Anderson, Rusty Lanicek & wife, Laila, of Ft. Bragg, North Carolina, James Bailey & wife, Charnea, of Batson, Josh Bailey & wife, Megan, of Silsbee; Daughter, Samantha Cardenas & husband, Estefano, of Orange; Mother, Margaret Balli & husband, Amado, of Alabama; Brothers & Sisters, Dusty Fenner, Danny Bailey, Tina Sample, Tony Bailey & wife, Debbie, Sarah Bergeven & husband, Noel, Nora Gore & husband, Bubba, Ken Brand & wife, Terisa, Trish Jowell & husband, Kent, JR Balli, Bell Mach, Albert Balli, Anthony Balli, Adam Balli; Father-in-law, whom he referred to as “Dad”, Sam Porter.
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Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
Vianey Valdez, 34, of Center, died June 20, 2015 at East Texas Medical Center, Tyler, Texas. Interment was in Oaklawn Memorial Park, Center, Texas. She was born January 28, 1981 in Mexico to Tomas F. Aguilar and Luz Carmen Aguilar. Survivors include, Husband, Luis Valdez of Center; Sons, Kylan and Korey Dustin Valdez; Father & Mother, Tomas F. Aguilar & Luz Carmen Aguilar; Sisters & Brothers, Jorge Armando Aguilar, Leidy Aguilar, Yuliana Aguilar, Sabdiel Aguilar, Britliana Aguilar.
Mangum Funeral Home, Center, Texas
Wanda Conway, 89, of Kilgore, died June 23, 2015 in Kilgore. Interment will be in Ramah Cemetery, Tenaha, Texas. She was born on November 8, 1925 in Lambertville, Michigan to Carl and Edith Shoup. She was preceded in death by, Parents; Husband, Bill Conway; Son, Jimmy Lee Teel; Four Brothers; One Sister. Survivors include, Son, Danny Teel of Nacogdoches, Texas; Daughters, Peni Andrews of Venus, Texas, Sandy Smith of Glen Rose, Texas; Stepdaughter, Connie Conway of Topeka, Kansas.
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Johnny Lee Morris, 86, of Center, died June 18, 2015 at Holiday Nursing Home in Center. Interment was in Westview Cemetery, Center, Texas. Survivors include, Daughters, Doris (Charles) Netherly of Center, Texas, Vivian (Jessie) Watts of Center, Texas, Jena Williams of Humble, Texas, Tammy (Ben) Small of Center, Texas; Son, Robert (Alise) Moore; Sister, LaTina Morris Foster of California; Brother, Don Morris of Oregon.
Community Funeral Home, Center, Texas
Mary Jane Goings, 92, of Shelbyville, died June 24, 2015 in Nacogdoches. Interment will be ion Strong Cemetery, Shelby County. She was born April 7, 1923 in Jasper County to Frank Chambliss and Eva Bonner Chambliss. She was preceded in death by, Parents; Husband, Denver Goings; Brothers, Steve Chambliss, “Popeye” Chambliss, Hobert Chambliss. Survivors include, Daughters, LaRetta Dean of Shelbyville, Brenda Doster of Shelbyville; Sister, Willie Mae Snider of Houston; Brothers, Frank Chambliss & wife, Janette, of Houston, Jim Chambliss & wife, Faye, of Houston.
Online condolences can be sent at
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas





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