Shelby County News

Week Ending August 6, 2009

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Anthony Tyrone Griffin, Jr., 13, of Tenaha, died July 23, 2009.  Burial was in St. John's Cemetery, Center, Texas.  He was born November 27, 1995 to Anthony Griffin, Sr. and Detria Gray.  Survivors include, Parents; Siblings, Ashton Griffin, Keyasma Gray, Chasman Calhoun, Alexander T. Horton.

Hicks Mortuary


Justin Edward Prinz, 21, of Huxley, died August 2, 2009 as the result of an automobile accident. Burial was in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born April 4, 1988 in Bellville, Texas to William Prinz & Patsy Furlow Prinz. Survivors include, Parents, William & Patsy Prinz of Huxley; Brothers, Joshua Prinz & wife Aimee of Cortez, Colorado, Jimmy Prinz of Huntsville.
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Pastor R.L. “Bob” Coudrain, 76, of Joaquin, died August 2, 2009 in Shreveport. Burial was in Jackson Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born March 17, 1933 in Evadale, Texas to Paul Coudrain and Emmy Burch Coudrain. He was preceded in death by, Son, Robert Lee Courdrain. Survivors include, Wife, Nina Costner Coudrain of Joaquin; Daughters, Elsie Rayburn & husband Hugh of San Antonio, Amber Coudrain of Beaumont; Stepson, John Costner & wife Lisa of Silsbee; Step Daughter, Charmaine Costner of Silsbee; Brother, Vernon Coudrain of Silsbee.
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J. W. Jackson, 88, of Beaumont, died August 2, 2009. Burial was in Oaklawn Memorial Park, Center. He was born in Shelbyville, Texas on July 14, 1921 to C F and Kate Jackson. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Sisters, Ione Wood, Gay Neil Moor, June McGill, Sandy Parkhurst; Brothers, Alan Jackson, Charles Jackson. Survivors include, Wife, Iva Jane Jackson; Children, Lynda Medore of New Braunfels, Jennifer Bryan of Canyon Lake, Douglas Jackson of Beaumont; Sister, Billie Grindal; Brother, Alan Wayne Jackson of Orange.
Forest Lawn Funeral Home, Beaumont, Texas

Henry Dalton Flournoy, 79, of Longview, died August 1, 2009. Burial was in Timpson Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Timpson. He was born in San Augustine, Texas , January 23, 1930 to Arbie Alex and Zelma Viola Wilkinson Flournoy. He served in the US Army in Korea. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Brother, Clifford Earl Flournoy. Survivors include, Wife, Dorothy May Flournoy; Sons, Henry Dale Flournoy & wife Tommie of Mt Enterprise, Delbert Alan Flournoy of Gilmer; Brothers, Paul E. Flournoy of Timpson, Guy Flournoy & wife Joyce of Shreveport, Wilburn "Pete" Flournoy & wife Carolyn of Tenaha; Sisters, Katy Lou Purdy & husband Jimmie of Houston, Weeda Pearl Lowry & husband Ray of Longview, Sarah Viola Lewis & husband John of Huntington, Betty Sue Duke & husband George of Timpson, Rachel Ann Brannon & husband Ronnie of Hallsville.





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