Shelby County News

Week Ending July 20, 2007

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         The Netherly Family 13th Reunion will be held Friday, July 27, Saturday, July 28 and Sunday July 29, 2007 at the Community Center, 423 San Angustine St., Center, Texas. Friday, July 27th from 6:00pm - 7:15pm will be family fellowship/get acquainted; 7:30pm - 8:45pm dinner (fish fry); 9:15pm - 10:00pm will be the Netherly Family Feud game.  Saturday, July 28th from 11:00am - 12:30pm family business meeting; 12:35pm - 3:00pm lunch; games will begin at 1:45pm - 3:30pm.  Saturday Evening - 7:00pm - 10:30pm - modeling, talent show and dinner.  Sunday, July 29, 2007 - 8:00am -  9:00am church services "Todd Springs Baptist Church". If you should have questions regarding the above information, please contact  Bertha Hooper at 214-375-7408 or me (Ella Shaw)  214-475-3338.  I can also be reached by email


 Homecoming is September 28 - 29, For Center High School


Class of 1967 will meet for their 40th year reunion on September 29, 2007 at Harry's BBQ.

People Looking for information

      I am trying to locate any information on the Smiths and Caldwells of Shelby County. My father was James Caldwell Smith, my paternal grandmother was Mary Rebekah Caldwell Smith. My paternal grandfather was J N Smith, sheriff in Shelby County in 1921-1927.
Any help will be appreciated Eloise Smith Cox


        I am trying to find someone to help me in finding info on Peggy Parker of Tenaha. I am trying to locate people I went to ETBC in Marshall in 1946 Thanks  email Oscar Bennett

Surname Additions
TURPIN  Dan Turpin

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    Waylon Boles, 81, of Center, died July 15, 2007 in Bossier Hospital.  Burial was in Oaklawn Memorial Park.  Born August 9, 1925, in Center he was the son of Aaron Boles and Mary Barbee Boles.  Mr. Boles served in the US Navy.  He was preceded in death by Parents, Aaron Boles and Mary Barbee Boles.  Survivors include Wife, Thelma Boles of Center; Sons, Waylon Boles, Jr. of Houston, Stephen Boles of Houston; Brother, Weldon Boles of Center; Sister, Mary Helen Campbell of Orange.  Watson & Sons Funeral Home.
   Beverly Ann Walker, 61, of Garrison died July 16, 2007 at her residence.  Burial was in Short Cemetery.  Born June 30, 1946, in Shelby County, she was the daughter of Archie Barbee and Faye Holland Deason Barbee.  Ms. Walker was employed by Nacogdoches Medical Center.  She was preceded in death by her Parents, Archie Barbee and Faye Deason Barbee; Brothers, William Marshall Barbee and Bobby Patrick Barbee.  Survivors include son Doug Walker, Jr. of Garrison; Sisters, Barbara McDonald of Garrison, JoAnn rushing of Center, Vickie Snider of Huxley and Linda Faye Cougler of Center; Brothers, John Barbee of Center, Archie "Bo" Barbee of Center, Ricky Barbee of Center, Donald Barbee of Longansport and Daniel Ray Barbee of Center.  Garrison Funeral Home.
    Buddy Foshee, 71, of Timpson died July 17, 2007, in Nacogdoches.  Burial was in Blair Cemetery, Shelby County.  Born April 29, 1938, in Logansport, he was the son of Morris Foshee and Lorraine Johnson Foshee Oates. Mr. Foshee was a Veteran of the US Army.  He was survived by his wife, Janette Bass Foshee.  Survivors include Daugher, Teresa Bozeman of Timpson; Sister Nancy Smith of Florida. Taylor Funeral Home.
    Hollis Jeans, 79, died July 10, 2007 in Shreveport.  Burial was in Oaklawn Memorial Park.  Born January 17, 1928, in Center, He was the son of Hessie Jeans and Lillie Mae English Jeans.  Mr. Jeans was a veteran of the US Army and Navy.  He was preceded in death by wife, Melva Jo Jeans.  Survivors include Son, Steve Jeans of Center; Daughters, Sandra Gray of Joaquin, Frances Ann Jeans of Center; Sister, Hazel Jones of Center; Brother, Bill Jeans of Center.  Watson & Sons Funeral Home.


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