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James A. Hogan Sr
. of Conroe, TX. died on Saturday July 10, 2010 at the age of 82. He was born April 11, 1928 in Nacogdoches Co.,TX. to James Floyd Hogan and Rose Annie Bates Hogan who preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife of 57 years Ruth Hogan. He also is survived by two daughters Jane Keppler and her husband Father Mike of Houston and Sandra Kay Buchanan and her husband Lonnie of Highlands. He is also survived by his son James A. "Buddy" Hogan of Conroe. Two sisters survive, Grace Forsyth and Billie Jean Nielsen of Center. He has two granddaughters Robin Shy of Potosi, MO. and Amy Loggins of Willis, and four great grandchildren: Cierra Laster of Magnolia, Kayla Wise and Brandon Loggins of Willis and Nevets Jennewein of Potosi, MO.  He was also preceded in death by his brother Floyd Hogan.
Cashner Funeral Home

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Charles Wayne Boster
died on July 15, 2010.   Charles was preceded in death by his first wife, Judy Sirten, and his parents, Spaulding Davis and Anna Belle Blades Boster. He is survived by his second wife, Penny Ambrose Boster; two sons, Scott (Mari) and Stephen (Sally) and one stepson, Scott (Rachel) Adams; thirteen grandchildren: Tiffany, Michael, Kimberly, Nicholas, Christopher, Matthew, Samantha, Jessica Boster of Antelope, CA; Joshua and Jack Boster of Kansas City, MO; Hannah, Sydney, and Zachary Adams of Shreveport, LA; brothers, Don Boster (Joanne), Madison, AL and Ken Boster (Mary), Hartselle, AL; sisters, Dorothy Knight (George), Smyrna, TN, Juanita Blair (Randy), Cullman, AL, Karen Nichols, Sheffield, AL, Shirley Hallman (Elvis), Hartselle, AL, and Terri Shelton (Ricky), Hayden, AL. 
Hill Crest Funeral Home

Gladys Bernice Renfroe, 91, of San Augustine died on July 11, 2010. Burial will be in Old Salem Cemetery, Shelby County. She was born May 27, 1919, in Sabine County.
Wyman Roberts Funeral Home, San Augustine.
Donna Hudson Stewart
, 53, of Nacogdoches, Texas, died July 13, 2010 in Nacogdoches. She was born on October 4, 1956, in Center, Texas to Fred Hudson, Jr. and Kathleen Covington Hudson. Donna is survived by her parents, Fred and Kathleen Hudson; her husband, Don Stewart of Nacogdoches; son, Jason Stewart and wife, Jaclyn of Nacogdoches; brothers, Fred Hudson, III of Center; Paul Hudson and wife, Sherrie of Dallas; Willie Hudson and wife, Cindy of Mineral Wells and Stephen Shires of Center; three grandchildren, Bailey Adams, Jackson Stewart and Tayler Stewart.
Online condolences can be made at Laird Funeral Home, Nacogdoches, Texas
Patrick Jason Powers
, age 42 died July 9, 2010. Burial will be in the Timpson Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery. Patrick was born February 21, 1968 Jim and Shirley Powers of Timpson. Patrick was preceded in death by grandfather Ossie Hudson and grandparents Emmett and Ruth Powers. Survivers include his daughter Morgan Allyssa Powers of Lufkin, TX; parents Jim and Shirley Powers of Timpson; grandmother Helen Hudson of Timpson; brother Justin Powers and wife Kristin of Martinsville, TX; niece and nephew Rexanna and Haylon Powers of Martinsville; special aunt and uncle, Louise and Johnny Renfro of Timpson; and numerous other relatives and friends. Patrick was preceded in death by grandfather Ossie Hudson and grandparents Emmett and Ruth Powers.
Online condolences can be sent at Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson Texas.

Davis Kain Tillotson,
19, of Center, died away Sunday, July 11, 2010 at his home. Burial will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park.  He was born January 15, 1991 in Center to David Tillotson and Anita Bounds Tillotson.  He is survived by:  Sister, Devin Tillotson of Center, Mother & Step Father, Anita Long & husband Tim of Center, Father, David Tillotson of Joaquin, Grandfather, H.B. Bounds of Center, Grandmother, Sandy Tillotson of Timpson.   Also numerous other relatives and a host of friends.
Online condolences & tributes can be sent at

Paul A. Hudson
, 60, of Dallas passed away on July 12, in Dallas, Texas. He is survived by his wife, Sherry Hudson; daughters Paula Hudson and Lauren Cofino; grandson Santiago Confino; and, brothers Fred and William Hudson. No services are planned.

Doris Bush Dickey, age 85 of Center, died Friday, July 16, 2010.   Burial will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park.  Doris was born July 30, 1924 in Joaquin to parents, William Thomas Hinton & Virgie Ann ( Taylor ) Hinton.  She is preceded in death by her parents; William Thomas & Virgie Ann Hinton, husband; Douglas Bush and husband; Thomas Dickey, Jr., son; James Bradford Bush, grandson & his wife; Jon & Misty Bush, great granddaughter; Macy Bush, sister; Syble Hooper, and brother; Warren Hinton.   She is survived by:  Son & Daughter-in-law: Taylor & Joann Bush of Joaquin, Daughter & Son-in-law: Mary Ann & Herbert Daw of Center, Grandchildren: Nichole Bush Strauss & husband, Jeff of Maryland; Joseph Bradford Bush of Center, Great Grandchildren: Jona & Megan Strauss of Maryland, Sister: Mary C. Lewis of Joaquin, Brothers: T.O. Hinton & wife, Bobbie of Beaumont, Jimmy Hinton & wife, Margie of Joaquin
Services are under the direction of Mangum Funeral Home, Center, Texas

Kiley Brynn Dearman
, age 2 months and 11 days, passed away Friday, July 16, 2010 in Center.  Burial will be at New Hope Cemetery.  She was born May 5, 2010 in Crockett, TX to parents, Shane Dearman and Ashley Holloway.  She is survived by:  Her parents, Spc. Matthew Shane Dearman & Ashley Holloway of Center, 2 Brothers: Jared Mikal & Andrew Riley, Grandparents:  Rita & Wayne Carter of Converse, La, Robert & Rhonda Holloway of Center, Tia Sanchez, James Dearman of Mississippi, Special Great Uncle & Great Aunt: Nan & Pop, Great Grandparents:  Travis & Dorothy Broadway of Center, Maurene Hooper of Reklaw, Evie Holloway of Center. 
Services are under the direction of Mangum Funeral Home, Center, Texas

Beatrice Dutton Jacobs,
75 of Center, died Saturday, July 17, 2010 at Nacogdoches Medical Center.  Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.  She was born October 27, 1934 in Center to Clifford R. Denby and Versie Viola Denby.  She is survived by:  Daughter: Susan Sanford and Richard Fausett of Center, Son: Ricky Dutton of Center, 9 Grandchildren:  Jamie Dutton, Josh Dutton, Tracy Williams, Misty Parker, William Dutton, Krissy Craig, Robbey Dutton, Destani McSwain, Shain Dutton, Step-Grandson, Matthew Miller.  Brothers:  Jack Denby and wife Shirley of Tenaha, Bruce Denby and wife Carolyn of Gary, Special Daughter-in-laws:   Mary Dutton Sims of Shelbyville, Laurie Miller of Center, Sondra Dutton of Shelbyville.  She is preceded in death by:  Sons: James Dutton, Billy Dutton, and Bobby Dutton, Brothers: Weldon Denby, and Clifford Denby, Jr., Husband, Howard Dutton.
Online condolences & tributes can be sent at

Eula Mae Wilson
, 90, of Diboll, died Monday, July 19, 2010 in Lufkin.   Burial will be in Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center.   She was born January 7, 1920 in Center to John Thomas Bush and Mary Ethel Williams Bush.  She is survived by:   Daughter, Mary Ingram & husband Dr. Woody Ingram of Diboll, Grandchildren:  Elizabeth Carlyle & husband Dr. Trent Carlyle of Katy, Trey Russell Wood Ingram III & wife Calista of Edmond, Oklahoma.  Five Great Grandchildren.  She is preceded in death by:  Husband, Joseph Nathanial Wilson.
Online condolences & tributes can be sent at

Christine Marie “Chris”
Lee, 60, of Timpson, died Monday, July 19, 2010 at Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital.  A Memorial Service will be held at a later time.   She was born December 25, 1949 to James A. McBoom and Patricia (Rigby) Vaughn.   She is preceded in death by her Parents, James McBroom and Patricia Vaughn, Sisters, Kathryn Joyce Shouse and Sheryl and Grandmother, Odelle McBroom.  She is survived by:  Husband:  Cleve Lee of Timpson, 5 Children:  Raeanne Williams of Timpson, Christina Davis & husband Carl of Timpson, Tawnia Parker of Angleton, Thomas Lee of Timpson, Cleve Aaron Lee of Timpson:  Grandchildren:  Benjamin Williams, Jonathan Williams, Daniel Davis, Rachel Rebels, Zeck Parker, Sisters:  Gail Estes of Nacogdoches , Kathy McBroom Dallas,  Sharon Sue Branstein of Dallas, Carolyn Wallace of Etoile, Patty Sue McBroom of Palastine, Uncles:  Alton Rigby of Nacogdoches, Earl Rigby of Huffman, Numerous Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and Friends.
Services are under the direction of Mangum Funeral Home.

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