Shelby County News

Week Ending July 30, 2015




Milton H. Cooper, Sr., 83, of Tyler, died July 23, 2015 in Tyler. Interment was in Oaklawn Memorial Park, Center, Texas. He was born in rural Harris County, Texas on April 16, 1932. He was preceded in death by, Father, Horace W. Cooper; Mother, Allene Cooper. Milton proudly served his country in the Marine Corps during the Korean War. Survivors include, Wife, Anne Rodgers Cooper; Sister, MaryJo Cooper of Houston; Sons, Milton H. Cooper, Jr. & wife, Carla, Paul Cooper & wife, Vickie.
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Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
James Lee Choron, 62, of Moscow, Russia, died July 23, 2015. Memorial services are unknown at this time. Jimmy Choron was born 4 December 1953 in Dallas, Texas to J. Wilton and Grace Choron. He graduated from Center in 1973. In 1995 he moved to Russia after accepting a job offer from Kodak where he continued to live and participate in a variety of opportunities. He was preceded in death by, Father, J. Wilton Choron. Survivors include, Mother, Grace Choron of Center; Wife, Violetta Berezina of Moscow, Russia; Son, Erik Choron & wife, Valerie, of Copperas Cove; Daughters, Megan Henderson, of Diboll, Heather Munding & husband, Steven, of Killeen.
Suzanne Everett McAdams, 71, of Center, died July 24, 2015 in Nacogdoches.  Interment was in Greenwood Cemetery, Garrison, Texas.  She was born July 22, 1944 in Nacogdoches, Texas to Creed Edward Everett and Rohte Gene Yarbrough Everett. She was preceded in death by, Parents; Husband, Kenneth R. McAdams; Brother, Kenneth Everett. Survivors include, Children, Laura Lucinda Blount, Benjamin & wife, Laura Luna Blount, Jane & husband, Rob Gasca; Brother-in-law, Billy Bob McAdams & wife, Lisa; Sister-in-law, Claudine McAdams.
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George Allen Daily, 61, of Bridge City, Texas, died July 28, 2015, at his home. Interment was in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Orange, Texas. He was born August 30, 1953 in Port Arthur, Texas, to W. T. Daily and Francis Carr Daily. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Brother, James Edward Daily. Survivors include, Wife, Laurel Daily; Daughter, Brandy Lang & husband, Chris, of Tennessee; Son, Shane Daily & wife, Rebekah, of Bridge City; Brothers-in-law, Kenneth Hardy & wife, Kathy, of Center, Richard Hardy & wife, Cheryl, of Harleton; Sister-in-law, Wylma Beckham & husband, Delbert, of Center.
Billy Gene “Bill” Ramsey, 87, of Center, died July 23, 2015 in Center. Interment was in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born June 20, 1928 in Shelby County to Frank Ramsey and Mary Lee Hughes Ramsey. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Brothers, Byron Glen Ramsey, Doyle Ramsey, Buster Lee “Pete” Ramsey. Survivors include, Wife, Ouida “Bunkin” Crawford Ramsey of Center; Sons, Larry Ramsey & wife, Evelyn of Hockley, Tommy Ramsey & wife, Terri of Humble, Craig Ramsey & wife, Tracey of Humble; Daughters, Carol Ramsey Lowther & husband, Rick of Mesa, Arizona, Kay Ramsey of Center.
Online condolences can be sent at
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
Branda Nell Milford, 67, of Timpson, Texas, died July 24, 2015 in Houston, Texas. Interment was in Corinth Cemetery, Shelby County. She was born in Center, Texas on June 22, 1948, to Albert Ritter and Eathel Langford Ritter. She was preceded in death by, Parents; Husband, Carroll Wayne Milford; Brothers, Landy Ritter, Berdette Ritter, Langford Ritter. Survivors include, Daughter, Tamie Yates; Step-sons, Doug Milford & wife, Shelby, Randy Milford & wife, Lisa, Charles “Bojack” Milford & wife, Stephanie, Terry Milford; Sisters, Doris Ritter, Rene Davis & husband, Billy Wayne; Brothers, Jimmy Ritter & wife, Linda, Guy Ritter & wife, Melba; Sister-in-law, Jan Ritter.
Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson, Texas
Kay Williams Stewart, 54, of Center, died July 25, 2015 at her home.  Interment was in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Shelby County.  She was born September 5, 1960 in Center to Charles L. Williams and Jackie A. Williams. She was preceded in death by, Mother, Jackie Adams Williams; Son, Zackary Stewart. Survivors include, Father, Charles L Williams & wife, Francis of Center; Children, Gregory P. Frazier & Jackie, of Center, Britney Stewart of San Antonio; Sisters, Jan Brown, Kim Williams; Brothers, Andy Williams of Center, Matt Williams of Center.
Online condolences can be sent at
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas





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