Shelby County News

Week Ending July 14, 2016


             Larry Wayne Ballard            Lillian Bittick             Lillian Bittick                          
                   Donated by                       Donated By                Donated By
       Mr. & Mrs. Teddy Hopkins       Leonard Irish              Chris Mahan

                 Lillian Bittick                  Phil Hennigan                   Helen Muckelroy
                  Donated by                      Donated by                        Donated by
J. C. & Venorah McSwain     J. C. & Venorah McSwain     J. C. & Venorah McSwain

              Sally Anderson               Thelma Harkness                  Betty Marie Marberry
               Donated by                      Donated by                            Donated by
J. C. & Venorah McSwain    J. C. & Venorah McSwain     J. C. & Venorah McSwain

                                                Bernice Luman Ford
                                                       Donated by
                                           J. C. & Venorah McSwain




Ruth Swearengen Grisham Ellich, 93, died July 11, 2016. Interment was in Laurel Land Cemetery, Fort Worth, Texas. She was born April 11, 1923 in Midlothian to Sim and Mae Trotter Swearengen. Survivors include, Son, Melvin Charles Grisham; Sister, Alice Glover; Brother, Tom Swearengen & wife, Christine.
Biggers Funeral Home, Fort Worth, Texas
Cheryl Anne Campbell Melton, 70, of Center, died July 11, 2016, in Nacogdoches. She was born March 23, 1946, in Rochester, New York, to John Campbell and Betty Wittich Campbell. Survivors include, Daughter, Becky Rowlett & husband, Andy, of Houston; Son, Alan Moreau & wife, Tania, of Houston; Parents, John and Bettye Campbell of San Diego, California; Sisters, Laurie Johnson & husband, Chuck, of Las Vegas, Nevada, Donna Henry & husband, Chuck, of San Diego, California; Stepson, Joseph Melton and wife, Stacy.
Online condolences can be sent at
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
Earl C. Chessher, 89, of Timpson, died July 13, 2016, at his residence. Interment will be in Weaver Cemetery, Shelby County. Additional information to follow.
Watson & Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas.
Carrie Lynn Moore, 49, of Center, died July 11, 2016, in Center. She was born August 8, 1966, in Houston, to James B. Moore and Jerrie Chandler Moore. She was preceded in death by, Son, Matthew Barron Trevino; Father, James B. Moore; Sister, Samantha Myrle Moore. Survivors include, Daughter, Savana Trevino and Austin Gregory of Tenaha; Mother, Jerrie Ann Chandler of Center; Brother, Gabriel Moore and wife, Misty, of Paris.
Online condolences can be sent at
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
Randy Royd Adams, 60, of Center, died July 10, 2016 at his residence. Mr. Adams wishes were to be cremated and no services are planned. He was born June 12, 1956, in Houston, to George Fane Adams and Effie Bernice Warr Adams. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Brother, George “Dean” Adams. Survivors include, Wife, Jeanne Cornett Adams of Center; Daughter, Susan M. Adams Neel & husband, Eric, of Nacogdoches; Brothers and Sisters, Jerryl Adams & wife, Phillys of Center, Mike Adams & wife, Cathy, of Center, Steve Adams & wife, Jean, of Nacogdoches, Wanda Noles & husband, Freddy, of Carthage, Jana Ivey & husband, Randy, of Nacogdoches, Mark Adams of Center, Dana Adams Fountian & husband, Burt Randel, of San Augustine, Kip Adams & wife, Tracey, of Center.
Online condolences can be sent at
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
Linda Parks Polley, 49, of San Augustine, Texas, died July 10, 2016 at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. Interment will be in Lane Town Cemetery. Survivors include, Son, Alex Polley of San Augustine, Texas; Brothers, Marty Parks of Houston, Texas, Johnny Smith of San Augustine, Texas; Sisters, Chris Garrett of San Augustine, Texas, Margie Smith of Center, Texas.
Percy Garner & Son Mortuary, San Augustine, Texas





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