Shelby County News


Week Ending August 09 , 2018
              Joe Neal Jernigan                                         Charlotte Bailey                    
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J. C. & Venorah McSwain                        J. C. & Venorah McSwain   



Paul L. Grayson, 83, died July 31, 2018. Interment was in Jackson Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born August 16, 1934, in Center, Texas to Willie and Ellen Grayson. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Wife, Anna Mae Grayson; Sons, Grant Timothy Grayson, Tod Corey Grayson; Brother, Tommy Alton Grayson. Survivors include, Sons, Paul Grayson, Jr. & wife Marjorie, Mark Grayson & wife Sallie; Daughter, Janelle Torres; Sisters, Betsy Chambliss & husband Benny, Alene Whiddon & husband James, Susan Kawaja & husband Dean.
Rose-Neath Funeral Home, Logansport, Louisiana

Lynnette Ann Bosman, 57, of Houston, Texas, died August 2, 2018 in Humble, Texas. Interment will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Shelby County. She was born on August 26, 1960 in Houston, Texas to Jake Stoll and Margaret Blackburn Stoll. She was preceded in death by, Parents; Husband, Walter Bosman, Jr.; Brother-in-law, Nick Mauro. Survivors include, Son, Walter Bosman III & wife Alyssa of Katy; Daughter, Christie Bosman; Significant other, Oscar Rodriguez of Cypress; Brothers, Paul Lonneberg & wife Ernestine of Anniston, Alabama, Kirk Lonneberg & wife Janet of Baytown; Sisters, Sandra Mauro of Katy, Diana Graham & husband Don of Baytown, Karen Wright & Stacy Childress of San Saba.
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Mangum Funeral Home, Center, Texas
Josef Fitzgerald Whittaker, 52, of Houston, formerly of Timpson, died August 03, 2018 in Galveston. Interment was in Friendship Cemetery, Shelby County. Survivors include, Son, Joey (Jakara) Mardis of Houston; Mother, Melva Colbert of Houston; Father, Joe D. Whittaker of Houston; Brother, Mario Bussey of South Carolina; Sisters, TAmara (Albert) Parker of Houston, Vermella (Cedric) Thomas of Houston.
Community Funeral Home, Timpson, Texas
Lola Mae Davis, 85, of Center, died August 6, 2018, at her residence. Interment was in Strong Cemetery, Shelby County. She was born December 12, 1932, in Shelbyville, to Frank Denby and Iva Scarborough Denby. She was preceded in death by, Parents; Sisters, Annie Ruth Coots, Fronie Moore. Survivors include, Husband, Buck Davis of Center; Children, Lynn Davis & wife Yolanda, of Center, Joyce Dean & husband Junior, of Shelbyville, Howard Davis & wife Patty, of Center; Sisters, Merle Farmer & husband John, of Shreveport, Louisiana, Ola Bell Arney of Adrian, Missouri.
Online condolences can be sent at
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
Martin “Marty” Mikesh, 54, of Timpson, died August 6, 2018, at his residence. Interment was in Oaklawn Memorial Park, Center, Texas. He was born December 31, 1963, in Kountze, to Raymond Mikesh and Betty Rhodes Mikesh. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Sister, Janice Elizabeth Mikesh. Survivors include, Wife, Tammy Mikesh of Timpson; Children, Ashley Mikesh Durrett & husband Jason, of Timpson, Brian Mikesh & wife Ashley, of Silsbee, Phillip Mikesh & wife Ciera, of Timpson, David Lawhorn & wife Nora, of Timpson, MeLisa Moore & husband Danny, of Beaumont; Siblings, Betsy Byrd & husband Jimmy, of Carthage, Bubba Mikesh & wife Iva, of Center, Karen Wilkinson & husband Tommy, of Tenaha, Angel Rodgers & husband Rodney, of Joaquin; Mother-in-law, Mary Stephenson of Timpson; Brothers-in-law and Sisters-in-law, Debra Vick & husband Frank, of Silsbee, Thomas King of Timpson, Angelia Palmer & husband Tim, of Silsbee, Lila Reynold & husband Rusty, of Silsbee, Billy Dickerson & wife Lisa, of Shreveport, Louisiana.
Online condolences can be sent at
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas



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