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Inquiring for the descendants of Dick/Richard/Randolph B. Holt b. 1900 Center Tx. to Randolphus (R.A. or R.D.) & Lou Murphy Holt. Dick Holt m. Apsie Webb 03-26-1922 Center Tx. assume this is Richard/Randolph Holt,   Apsie b. Feb 6, 1920 d. Oct 15, 1989 Tyler, Smith Co. Tx.  Dick's Mother, Louisa Elizabeth Murphy Holt was my mother's aunt and Dolph was my mother's half brother's grandfather. Have double ties to this line and would love to hear from them  Thanks Connie McAdams Dennis  Augusta Ga  1


HAYES - MCCARY Seeking info on descendants of J W HAYES(BILL) AKA ISAAC HAYES b. 1834 Al. m Nancy MCCARY 1853 in Al.
Their children: 1.John b. 09-22-1856  d. 4-15-1940 m. Linnie, 2.Furman b. ? d ?    MRS. Furman Holt b. 05-22-1886 d. 11-28-1876 dtr of Jim Owens & Carrae Hix-Mrs Furman Holt bur Oaklawn Cem, Center Tx.,  3.Bittick, 4.Grady, 5.Gleeta, 6.Mitty m.George Menefee, 7.Ada, 8.Mattie, 9.Johnine, Nancy. McCary Hayes was my graunt .Would like to hear from someone in this line. Connie McAdams Dennis Augusta Ga. 1


   Lanora Cruse, 68, of Center died July 10, 1004 in Center.  Burial was in Jackson Cemetery.  Born May 18, 1936, in Anacoco, Louisiana, she was the daughter of Charlie Louis and Nannie Pearl Haynes Hunter.  She was an Church organist and piano player.  Survivors include husband, Fred Cruse of Center; son, Charles Wayne England of Abita Springs, Louisiana; brother, Charles H. Hunter of Lumberton; and sisters, Laverne Stephenson of Richmond and Mary Elizabeth Carruth of Corpus Christi.  Mangum Funeral Home.
   Dora Mae Aaron, 87, of Timpson died July 8, 2004 in Nacogdoches.  Burial was in Macedonia Cemetery in Oak Grove, Louisiana.  Born December 22, 1916, in Monticello, Arkansas, she was the daughter of E.P. and Maudie Bell Straughan Haynes.  Mrs. Aaron was a homemaker.  Survivors include son, Travis Aaron of Blacksheer, Georgia; daughter, Mary Annette Bryan of Houston; brother, Frank Haynes of Mobile Alabama.  Watson & sons Funeral Home.
   Berta Elizabeth Bell Hagler, 90, of Center died July 12, 2004 in Monroe, Louisiana.  Burial was in Oaklawn Memorial Park, Center.  Born January 14, 1914, in Center, she was the daughter of Marion and Dovie Squires Bell.  Mrs. Hagler was a homemaker.  Survivors include son, David Pigg of Monroe, Louisiana.  Watson & Sons Funeral Home.
   Mary Halbert Lanier, 90, of Shelbyville died July 12, 2004, in Garrison.  Burial was in Cannon Cemetery.  Born March 25, 1914, she was the daughter of Sam and Mabel Byrd Halbert.  Mrs. Lanier was a homemaker.  Survivors include daughters, Wanda Cannon of Gary and Betty Jo Moore of Vidor; son, Charles E. Lanier of Lumberton.  Watson & Sons Funeral Home.
   Maureen Chambers, 81, of Timpson died July 13, 2004 in Garrison. Burial was in Blair Cemetery.  Born February 5, 1923, in Appleby, she was the daughter of Hardy B. Mayfield and Robilla Fryman Mayfield Beasley. Mrs. Chambers was married to William James Chambers, and he preceded her in death.  Survivors include sisters, Sibyl Herndon of Timpson and Marcelle Smith of Huxley; brother, J.H. Mayfield of Alva, Florida.  Garrison Funeral Home.
   Arnold Felix Kaluza, Sr., 83, of Timpson died July 13, 2004, in Timpson.  Burial was in Tennessee Cemetery. Mr. Kaluza,  was born January 14, 1021, in Guy.  He was a WWII veteran and a member of American Legion and VFW.  Survivors include wife, Helen Kaluza of Timpson; son, Arnold F. Kaluza, of Timpson; daughters, Joanne Cooper of Tatum and Jeanette Kaluza of Lufkin; sister, Mary Ann Sembera of Rosenberg.  Taylor Funeral Home.
   Charles Paxton, 58, died July 12, 2004, in Houston.  Burial was in Restland Cemetery, Tenaha.  Born September 7, 1945, in Shelby County, he was the son of Charlie and Rena Spurlock Paxton.  He was a supervisor for Bruce Hardwood Floors.  Survivors include wife, Mary Paxton; daughters, Shana Jones of White Oak and Kim Marshall of Longview; son, Pat Paxton of Lewsiville; sisters, Betty Carroll of Joaquin and Sheila McGee of Joaquin; brothers, Larry Paxton of Florida and Johnny Paxton of Houston.  Watson & Sons Funeral Home.
   Donna McCawley, 63, of Tenaha died July 13, 2004 in Nacogdoches.  Cremation was requested.  Born March 17, 1941, in Center, she was the daughter of Elon and Mildred Bowlin Bogard.  Mrs. McCawley was retired from the public school system.  Survivors include son, Marlon Ray McCawley of Longview; sister, Lynn Artz of Benton City, Washington.  Watson & Sons Funeral Home.

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