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Week Ending August 12, 2010

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OBITUARIES

JAN MC DONALD
Jan McDonald, 68, of Tenaha, died August 5, 2010 in Nacogdoches. Burial was in Ramah Cemetery, Tenaha, Texas. She was born August 16, 1941 in Kilgore to Wilson Paul Almokary and Melba Lucille Cox Almokary. She was preceded in death by, Sister, Mable Lucille Packwood. Survivors include, Husband, Kendall McDonald of Tenaha; Sons, Billy Martin & wife Michelle of Austin, Keith Martin & wife Beverly of Tenaha; Daughter, Kenda Faires & husband Randy of Nacogdoches; Sister, Debbie Keigley of Siloam Springs, Arkansas.
Online condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com 
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas

 
CLYDE DWAYNE "Cotton" HILDEBRAND
Clyde Dwayne “Cotton” Hildebrand, age 72, of the Paxton Community in Shelby County, Texas, died August 8, 2010 in Henderson, Texas. Burial was in Ramah Cemetery, Tenaha, Texas. He was born September 30, 1937, in Bluff City, Arkansas, to Clyde Henry and Doris Jane Gillespie Hildebrand. Mr. Hildebrand served his country in the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Wife, Jemima Hildebrand; Brother, Bennie Hildebrand.
Survivors include, Son, Mike Hildebrand & wife Tracy of Carthage; Daughter, Connie Norris & husband Mike of the Old Center Community; Brothers, Larry, Melvin, Rex, and David Hildebrand; Sisters, Betty Henry, Phyllis Mann.
Online condolences can be sent at www.jimerson-lipsey.com 

 
DONALD THORNTON
Donald Thornton, 59, of Lufkin, died August 5, 2010, in Lufkin. Burial was in Macune Cemetery, San Augustine County. Donald was born to Marie White Thornton and L.T. Thornton on July 19, 1951, in Center, Texas. He was preceded in death by his mother. Survivors include, Wife, Jean Thornton of Lufkin; Sons, James Thornton, David Thornton, both of Lufkin; Daughter, Donna Thornton of Lufkin; Father, L.T. Thornton of San Augustine; Twin Brother, Ronald Thornton of Chireno; Brothers, Ray Thornton of San Augustine, Lynn Thornton of San Augustine, Tom Thornton of San Augustine, Charles "Hoss" Thornton of San Augustine, Hollis Thornton of San Augustine, William (Bud) Thornton of San Augustine; Sisters, Ida Butler of San Augustine, Patsy Thornton of San Augustine, Mary Wall of Newton, Peggy Brown of Chireno.
Online condolences can be sent at www.timeformemory.com/wymanroberts
Wyman Roberts Funeral Home, San Augustine, Texas

 
HOYT WAYNE COX
Hoyt Wayne Cox, 65, of Joaquin, died August 8, 2010 at his home. Burial was in Johnson Cemetery, Joaquin, Texas. He was born December 1, 1944 in Shreveport, Louisiana to Larry B. Cox and Viola McCormick Cox. Mr. Cox served his country in the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Sisters, Dianne Davis, Wanda Cox. Survivors include, Wife, Joyce Cox of Joaquin; Children, Larry Cox & wife Cassie of Joaquin, Leslie Windham & husband David of Joaquin; Sister, Regina Rivers & husband Kenneth of Zwolle, Louisiana.
Online condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com 
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
 
ALBERT COOK
Albert Cook, 76, of Joaquin, died August 9, 2010 in Nacogdoches. Burial will be in Pine Ridge Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born May 14, 1934 to Bryan and Helen Mooney Cook. He served his country in the Air Force as a Staff Sgt. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Wife, Barbara Ann Cook. Survivors include, Brother, Donald Cook & wife Clara of Shawnee Mission, Kansas; Sister , Mary Ellen Duis & husband Loren of Fairbury, Nebraska; Sons, James Alan Cook & wife Rebecca of Brenham, Texas, Johnny Bryan Cook & wife Angie of Troutman, North Carolina, Jerry Michael Cook & wife Annette of Joaquin, Texas; Daughter, Loretta D’Ann Anderson & husband Robert of Houston, Texas.
Online condolences can be sent at www.mangumfuneralhome.com 
Mangum Funeral Home, Center, Texas

 
DONALD JONES
Donald Jones, 61, of Huxley, died August 11, 2010 at his residence. Burial will be in Wimberly Cemetey, Shelby County. He was born February 6, 1949 in Shelby County to Marvin Allen and IZ Hughes Jones. He is preceded in death by, Parents; Sister, Barbara Jones Waller. Survivors include, Wife, Renita O’Rear Jones of Huxley; Daughter, Natalie Jones Oswalt & husband, Kreig of Tenaha; Sons, Joez Jones & wife, Stephanie of Shelbyville, Richard Allen Jones of Joaquin; Sisters, Helen Sanford & husband, Oswald of Center, Billie Wall of Center, Patsy Peace & husband, Monk of Center, Jo Norris of Spring, Linda Foreman & husband, Bobby of Humble, Mary Walker of Center, Rose Jones of Center; Brothers, Sammy Jones & wife Joy of Center, Bobby Jones of Center, David Jones of Center.
Online condolences can be sent at www.mangumfuneralhome.com 
Mangum Funeral Home, Center, Texas

 
JAMES "Butch" HENRY
James "Butch" Henry, 61, of Center died August 4, 2010 at his home. Burial was in East Hamilton Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born June 7, 1949 in Shelby County to Howard Henry and Helen Newberry Henry. Survivors include, Wife, Fay Henry of Center; Daughter, Angela Tomlin & husband Daniel of Center; Son, Jamie Henry & wife Shellie of Tenaha.
Online condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com 
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
JOHNIE ALLEN PARKS
Johnie Allen Parks, 54, of Timpson, Texas, died August 3, 2010 in Timpson. Burial was in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born March 12, 1956, in Houston, Texas, to Allen Curtis Parks and Joy Eldredge Parks. He served his country in the U. S. Air Force during Desert Storm. He was preceded in death by, Father, Allen Parks; Sister, Donna Parks Bailey. Survivors include, Sons, Johnny Parks, Jr., & wife Nicole of Pflugerville, Texas, Shane Parks & wife Amber of Tulsa, Oklahoma; Daughter, Portia Johnson & husband Charleston of Timpson; Mother, Joy Eldredge Parks of Timpson; Brother, Curtis Parks & wife Velma of Timpson.
Online condolences can be sent at www.taylorfh.net 
Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson, Texas
LAWTON THOMPSON
Lawton Thompson, 82, of Huxley, died August 4, 2010 at his residence. His wishes were to be cremated and no services are planned at this time. He was born July 1, 1928 in Eastland, Texas to Newton Thompson and Millie Seabourn King. He served his country in the US Army during World War II. He is preceded in death by, Parents. Survivors include, Wife, Mary Thompson of Huxley; Sons, Mark Thompson of Athens, Mike Thompson & wife, Ruth of Blanchard, Louisiana; Brother, Lelton Thompson of Abilene.
Online condolences can be sent at www.mangumfuneralhome.com 
Mangum Funeral Home Center, Texas
BETTYE COX
Bettye Cox, 72, of Lafayette, Louisiana, died August 9, 2010. Burial was in Oaklawn Memorial Park, Center, Texas. She was born August 21, 1937 in Joaquin to Wilburn Hancock and Julia Huff Hancock. Survivors include, Husband, Ernest Cox of Lafayette, Louisiana; Sons, Wilburn "Buddy" Cox & wife Connie of Picayune, Mississippi, Philip Cox & wife Vickie of Spring.
Online condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com 
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
TOMMY WILLIAM PAVLOCK
Tommy William Pavlock, 48, of Tenaha, died August 8, 2010 at his home. Burial was in Sardis Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born November 8, 1961 in Houston to Herman Pavlock and Hallie Pettis Pavlock. He was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include, Daughters, Christina Channel & husband Shane of Tenaha, Tracey Pavlock & fiancÚ Will Reynolds of Center, Ashley Pavlock & fiancÚ Tony Smith, Jr. of Tenaha; Son, Thomas Pavlock & fiancÚ Brittany Harris of Tenaha; Mother of his Children, Felicia Haessly of Tenaha; Brother, Harold Pavlock & wife Jana of Westville, Oklahoma; Sister, Rhonda Poole & husband Jason of Caldwell.
Online condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com 
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
SHEILA POWELL
Sheila Powell, 63, died August 4, 2010 in Beaumont, Texas. A memorial is planned for the family in Port Arthur, Texas. She was born December 29, 1946 in Center, Texas. Survivors include, Mike Faucheaux; Parents, James and Juanice Powell of Shelbyville; Brothers, Greg Powell of Shelbyville, Tim Powell & wife Donna of Odessa, Texas.

 

 

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