Shelby County News

Week Ending July 18, 2013



Marshall Garland “Foss” Reynolds, 69, of Buna, died July 11, 2013 in Beaumont. Interment was in Reynolds Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born September 22, 1943 in Shelby County to Jim Bob Reynolds and Janie Marie Wagstaff Reynolds. He was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include, Wife, Wanda Reynolds of Buna; Sons, Jim Marshall Reynolds of Buna, James Darrell Reynolds of Buna; Sisters, Shirley Harington & husband, Daniel of Shelbyville, Frances Bird & husband, Ray of Nederland; Brother-in-law, Spencer Parker of Shelbyville; Sister-in-law, Bernadine Creech of Center.
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Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
Carl Lee, 70, of Huxley, died July 16, 2013. A Memorial service will be held at a later time in Polo, Missouri. He was born November 30, 1942 in Kansas City, Missouri to James Henry and Helen Wilson Lee. After retiring , he had two homes and traveled back and forth from Polo, Missouri to Shelby County for many years, making Huxley his home for the last 8 years. He was preceded in death in by, Father, James Henry Lee; Sister, Donna Rule; Brother, Tom Lee. Survivors include, Mother, Helen Lee of Kansas City, Missouri; Wife, Sharon Lee of Huxley; Children, Sherri Johnston & husband, Rick of Kearney, Missouri, Scott Lee & wife, Trudy of Grain Valley, Missouri, Shannon Lee of Kansas City, Missouri, Donnie McGinley of Polo, Missouri; Sister, Carole Aubrey & husband, Elmer of Claycomo, Missouri; Brother, Jerry Lee & wife, Judith of Idaho.
Mangum Funeral Home, Center, Texas
Joel Allen McKissick, 67, of Center, died July 15, 2013 at his residence. He was born April 29, 1946 in West Monroe, Louisiana to Joel Allen McKissick and Ethel Earline Bryan McKissick. Mr. McKissick served his country in the United States Air Force. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Sister, Jean Smith. Survivors include, Wife, Polly McKissick of Center; Son, James Allen “J” McKissick & wife, Lin of Manchaca; Daughters, Amy Kay McKissick Lebrun & husband, Ronald of Bastrop, Louisiana, Rachel Lee Conway Hawkins & husband, Steve of Marshall; Sister, Gloria Darnell of Monroe, Louisiana; Father and Mother-in-law, Charles & Patricia Brittain of Center.
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Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
Kenneth "Red Bird" Harris, 62, of Garrison, died July 13, 2013 in Garrison, Texas. Interment was in Greenwood Cemetery, Garrison, Texas. He was born April 7, 1951 in Houston, Texas to Howard Stevenson Harris and Dorothy Jean Little Staine. He was preceded in death by his father and one sister. Survivors include, Son, Kyle Harris & wife, Carie of Timpson, Texas; Mother, Dorothy Jean Staine of Garrison, Texas; Brother, Roy Harris & wife, Sheila of Center, Texas; Grandmother, Clara Little of Garrison, Texas; Sister, Charlene Ann Peoples of Austin, Texas.
Garrison Funeral Home, Garrison, Texas
Reverend Robert Charles Paige, 64, of Timpson, died July 4, 2013. Interment was in Smyrna Cemetery, Timpson, Texas. He was born May 11, 1949 in Timpson to Travis Paige and Ruth Elma Polley Page and attended the Timpson Colored Independent School District. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Son, Potaski Montaz Paige; Six brothers; Five sisters; Father-in-law, John F. Tutt, Sr. Survivors include, Wife, Leda Ann Paige of Timpson, Texas; Children, Charles Collins (Tiffany), Attrevious Page, Rolando Collins; Tash Watts Thomas (Eric Thomas); Billy Tutt (ShaToya Adams Tutt); Marco Watts. Sisters, Ruth Osby and Virginia Page both of Timpson, Texas, Loretta Berry (Pastor Alford Berry) of Tenaha, Texas; Brothers, Travis Page Jr. (Debra); Willie Secton both of Houston, Texas, Charles E. Page, Jr. (Beverly Page) of Timpson, Texas; Mother-in-law, Bobbie Lou Tutt of Timpson, Texas.
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