Shelby County News
 

Week Ending July 09, 2015

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Sara Samford Jackson

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OBITUARIES     


 
DONALD LEE FAGAN
Donald Lee Fagan, 79, of Tenaha, Texas, died July 2, 2015. He was born October 16, 1935, in Anson, Texas, to Solon Guy Fagan and Mary O. Black Fagan. He served his country in the U. S. Army and also in the U.S. Navy reserve. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Sister, Mildred Hopson; Brother, Billy Guy Fagan. Survivors include, Wife, Ramona Hudman Fagan of Tenaha, Texas; Brother, Arthur Wayne Fagan & wife, Caroleanne Taggart-Fagan of Dallas, Texas; Mother-in-law, Shirley Hudman of Mineola, Texas.
Online condolences can be sent at www.CasonMonk-Metcalf.com
T. A. Lane & Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors of Nacogdoches

 
LEO RONALD MC BRIDE
Leo Ronald McBride, 77, of Shelbyville, died July 3, 2015 at his residence. Interment was in O. E. Price Cemetery, Logansport, Louisiana. He was born January 31, 1938 in Logansport, Louisiana to W.R. McBride and Doris Bell McBride. Survivors include, Wife, Margaret McBride of Shelbyville; Daughters, Lisa Deutsch of Logansport, Louisiana, Terri Hamon & husband, Johnny, of Logansport, Louisiana, Melanie Woods & husband, Mark, of Logansport, Louisiana, Ronda Guillotte & husband, Kenny, of Logansport, Louisiana.
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
 
GARLAND “Mac” MC LEROY
Garland “Mac” McLeroy, 86, of Timpson, Texas died July 4, 2015. Interment was in County Line Cemetery, Rusk County. He was born February 26, 1929, in Dotson, Texas to Doyle Henry McLeroy and Vesta Sparks McLeroy. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Sister, Martha Johnson; Stepdaughter, Marcia Shaklee. Survivors include, Wife, Opal McLeroy of Timpson, Texas; Daughter, Tawnya Dornak & husband Robert of Sugarland, Texas; Stepson, Gary Trentelman & wife Neisha of Wylie, Texas
Online condolences can be sent at www.taylorfh.net
Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson, Texas
 
MIKE BOCKSICH
Mike Bockwich, 57, died July 3, 2015, at home. He was cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date. He was born February 26, 1958, to Mike and Nancy Bockwich. Survivors include, Wife, Marion; Son, Adam; Daughter, Lucy.
Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson, Texas
 
LEWIS E. WILLIFORD, SR.
Lewis E. Williford, Sr., 72, of Center, died July 7, 2015 in Nacogdoches. Interment will be in Smith Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born June 5, 1943 in Center to Levi Arvin Williford and Dorothy J. Burns Williford. He served his country in the United States Air Force and the Texas Air National Guard. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Son, Clint Williford; Daughter-in-law, Marsha Williford; Brother, Robert Williford. Survivors include, Wife, Porfi Guzman Williford of Center; Children, Lewis Williford Jr. of Quinlan, Theresa Williford Cobb & husband, Billy Ray Cobb, of Quinlan, Darrell Williford of Porter, Wendy C. Williford & husband, Robert Warren, of Spring, Jayson Guzman and Brandi Gilchrist of Center; Sisters and Brother, Vicki Lynn Thomas of Center, George Williford & wife, Sue, of Center, Dianne Nutt & husband, Jerry, of LaPorte, Diann Walker of Center; Stepmother, Delcie Williford of Center.
Online condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
PHARON A. NEWTON
Pharon A. Newton, 90, of Center, Texas, died July 4, 2015, at Colonial Pines Care Center in San Augustine, Texas.
He was born to Melvin and Alice Newton on March 9, 1925. He went to school at Joaquin High School and then worked at Haslam Sawmill. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Wife, Oleata; Brother, Woodson. Survivors include, Daughter, Dianna Patterson & husband, Keith, of Los Angeles, California; Brother, Van O. Newton & family of North Carolina.
Online condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
 
ALICE FERN BATES SMTIH PRUDHOMME
Alice Fern Bates Smith Prudhomme, 73, of Mansfield,Louisiana, died June 17, 2015. Interment was in Carmel Cemetery, Carmel, Louisiana. She was born October 24, 1942 to David Elmer and Blanche White Bates. She was a 1960 graduate of Joaquin High School. She was preceded in death by, Husband, Frank Prudhomme; Parents, Brother, Robert E. Bates, Sr.; Sister, Mae Ella Bates Beckham. Survivors include, Daughters, Jana Smith & fiancÚ, Quint Gillespie of Shreveport; Tanya Smith & fiancÚ, John Moyer of Orlando, Florida, Amber Prudhomme of the Carmel Community; Brother, Herman G. Bates & wife, Faye.
 
DOROTHY DIANE NAIL
Dorothy Diane Nail, 73, of Center, died July 5, 2015 in Center. Interment was in Oaklawn Memorial Park, Center, Texas. She was born November 7, 1941 in Center to James E. Nail and Hazel Sowell Nail. She was preceded in death by, Parents; Sister, Jimmie Louise Nail Boles. Survivors include, Nieces, Shelia Harris & husband, Roy, of Center, Lisa McAdams & husband, Billy Bob, of Center.
Online condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
GRAYSON BRYCE FLOYD
Grayson Bryce Floyd, 17 months, of Joaquin, Texas died July 3, 2015 in Center. Interment was in Lone Cedar Cemetery, Shelby County. Grayson was born February 3, 2014 in Nacogdoches to Robert Floyd and Brandi Gray Floyd. Survivors include, Parents: Robert Floyd and Brandi Gray Floyd of Joaquin; Big Brother, Urijah Floyd of Joaquin; Grandparents, Tommy “Scooter” and Sandra Gray of Joaquin, Rhonda Smith of Tenaha, Bobbie Floyd of Joaquin.
Online condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
JOSEPH DANIEL CRAWFORD, JR.
Joseph Daniel Crawford Jr., 59, of Shelbyville, died June 28, 2015 at his residence. He was born January 24, 1956 in Mississippi to Joseph Crawford Sr. and Bonnie Strawbridge Crawford. He was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include, Sons, Joseph Hickman of Lufkin, Justin Hickman of Lufkin, Kevin Strawbridge of Mississippi; Sisters, Sharon Jackson & husband, Barry, of Mississippi, Donna Crawford & husband, Caesar, of Baytown, Sheila Stafford & husband, Mike, of Warren.
Online condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
MARVIN MITCHELL
Marvin Mitchell, 74, of Center, died July 5, 2015 in Center. Interment was in Old Salem Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born May 20, 1941 in San Augustine County to Lee Mitchell and Ellen Ferguson Mitchell. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Sisters, Doris Bailey, Ruth Shirrell; Brother-in-law, Edward Shirrell. Survivors include, Sisters, Bobbie Scott & husband, J. B., of Center, Patsy Madison of Mississippi; Brother, Robert Mitchell & wife, Nelda, of Lufkin; Former wife and friend: Lynette Vaughn.
Online condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas

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