Shelby County News

Week Ending August 7, 2008

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The Britnell reunion will be held on August 30, 2008 (Saturday of Labor Day Weekend), from 10:00 to 3:00 at the Family Life Center at the First Baptist Church in Winnie, Texas! Come and join us for a pot luck dinner with plenty for all! For more information you may call Rodney Britnell at 409-296-4985 or 409-658-9872!  


   Mildred Camfield, 83, of Texas City, died July 30, 2008. Burial was at Smith Cemetery, Shelby County.
She was born October 13, 1924. Preceded in death by her husband, C.W. Camfield and a sister, Jimmie Joyce Bouillion. Survivors include, Daughters Carolyn Meine and Sherry Ross; Sons C.W. Camfield Jr., Wayne Franklin Camfield and J.K. Camfield. Mangum Funeral Home
   Lillian Dorothy Stokes, 77, of Tenaha, died August 4, 2008. Burial was in San Augustine Catholic
Cemetery in San Augustine. She was born December 12, 1920. Preceded in death by Husband,
Marion Francis Stokes and Granddaughter, Franchaire J. Stokes. Survivors include, Son, Thomas Lee Stokes of Tenaha; Sister, Mary Louise Lada of St. Louis, Missouri.

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   Nell Wright Williams, 62, of Center, died August 3, 2008. Burial was in Old Salem Cemetery, Shelby
County. She was born July 12, 1946 in Center to Luther W. Wright and Euia Lena Askew Wright. Survivors include, Husband, Brian Williams of Center; Daughter, Roma Morgan of McKinney; Son, Luke Bailey of Hurlingham, Argentina; Sisters, Fran Clark of Center, Millie Warr of Center.

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   W.L. "Chuck" Scruggs, of Shreveport died August 1, 2008. Burial was in Lone Cedar Cemetery, Shelby County. Preceded in Death By Parents, John & Annis Scruggs, Infant Sister, May Dell Scruggs, Sister, Lera Childress, Sister, Errollene Brimberry, Sister Audrey Dyer and Brother, Hervey Scruggs
Survivors include, Wife, Sylvia Mulholland Scruggs of Shreveport, LA.; Sons, Bud Scruggs, John Norris Scruggs; Daughters, Gwen Ballew; Linda Scruggs, Catherine Perotta, Kimberly Justin; Sisters, Avis Lout, Eva Melton; Brothers, Hilburn Scruggs, Joe Scruggs.

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   Louis Emil Bellon, III, 65, of Center died August 2, 2008. He was born July 11, 1943 in Hutchinson, Kansas to Louis Emil Bellon II and Marjorie Lenore Flynn Bellon. At the family's request, Mr. Bellon has been cremated. A private memorial will be held at a later date. Survivors include, Daughters: Elaine Lawson of Shelbyville, Brigette Enriquez of Oregon and Cheri Davis of Oregon; Brother, Rick Reeder of Kansas and Sister, Heidi Reeder of Kansas.
   Beverly Ann Wright Stokes Sepulvado, 70, of Timpson,died August 2nd, 2008. Burial was in Blair Cemetery in Shelby County. She was born in Garrison, Texas, on November 19, 1937 to Alton and Othella Rogers Wright, also reared by the late Buford Diamond. Preceded in death by her parents; Husband Felix A. Stokes and Brothers, Billy and Oria Diamond. Survivors include husband Charles H. Sepulvado of Timpson; Son Felix Wayne Stokes of Timpson; daughter Sharon Ann Parks of Frisco; Brother James Reynolds of Houston; Sisters Dorothy Kerr of Houston;. Daisy Sprayberry of Joinerville and Juanita Blackwell of Hemphill. Taylor Funeral Home
   L. B. Horton, 62, died July 21, 2008.  Burial was in Westview Cemetery in Center.He was born November 16, 1945 to Lane B. and Mattie Horton.  Preceded in death by Son, Johnny Horton and Daughter, Armourey Sue Berry.  Survivors include, Wife, Joyce Daniels Horton; Sons, Johnny Horton of Fort Worth, Samuel Horton of Nacogdoches, Phillip Horton of Nacogdoches, Marcus Daniels of San Augustine and Brandon Thomas of Longivew; Daughters, Patricia Horton Davis of San Augustine, Toshiba Horton of Nacogdoches, Shirley Jackson of San Augustine, Margaret Garrett of San Augustine and Sonya Roland of San Augustine; Brothers, Johnny Horton of San Augustine and Joe Horton of San Augustine; Sisters, Lela Price of San Augustine and Earlene Malone of San Augustine.  Community Funeral Home  
   Tish Parker, 77, of Carthage, died July 26, 2008 in Carthage.  Burial was in Oaklawn Memorial Park, Center.  Born May 7, 1931 in Center to Richard Phillip and Muriel Lee Baker McCarley.  Preceded in death by Husband, Jack Runnels Parker. Survivors include, Son, Jack R. Parker, Jr.; Daughters, Toni Moseley of Longbranch, Perri Browning of Carthage, Penni Mitchell of Kilgore.  Hawthorne Funeral Home

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