Shelby County News
 

Week Ending August 18, 2016

Donation
Hochmeim Prairie Farm Mutual
 

                         MEMORIAL DONATIONS GIVEN IN HONOR OF
                                                     Archie Bo Barbee
                                                         Donated By
                                           Daughters of the Republic of Texas
                                            William Carroll Crawford Chapter

                          A. M. "Bo" Scott                           Randy Adams         
                              Donated By                                  Donated By
                      J. C. & Venorah McSwain        J. C. & Venorah McSwain

                         Stoney Whittington                           Jack Nunn
                             Donated By                                  Donated By
                     J. C. & Venorah McSwain         J. C. & Venorah McSwain
  
       

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OBITUARIES


MEREDITH KOONCE REID
Meredith Koonce Reid, 86, of Lufkin, died August 11, 2016 at her residence. Interment was in White Rock Cemetery, Shelby County. She was born May 17, 1930 in Grigsby, Texas to Clifton Wesley Koonce and Essie Hopkins Koonce. She was preceded in death by, Parents; Husband, Clyde Reid; Daughter, Derotha “Dee” Peavy; Brother, Lavelle Koonce. Survivors include, Son, Randy Reid of Lufkin; Daughter and son-in-law, Colleen and Ricky Barley of Lufkin.
Online condolences can be sent at www.carrowayfuneralhome.com
Carroway Funeral Home, Lufkin, Texas
 
ELMA SWINDALL
Elma Swindall,
101, of Center, died August 14, 2016 at Lakeside Village Assisted Living Center, Center, Texas. Interment will be in McWilliams Cemetery, Shelby County. She was born November 9, 1914 to Mahalia Swindall. Ms Elma was employed as a teacher for 42 years, beginning with the Webb Rural School and then later with C. H. Daniels and Center Elementary. She was preceded in death by, Mother, Mahalia Swindall; Sister, Selma Swindall McClelland. Survivors include, a host of too many cousins to number, including Anita Lister Gipson-Williams (Jackie) and Doris Annette Harris of Center, Retha Swindle of Baytown and Annie Nell Crockett of Timpson. She leaves a goddaughter, Doris Denise Sampson-Patterson of California, a very special friend, Mrs. Johnnie Price of Lakeside Village Assisted Living Center and a devoted caretaker, Mrs. Kaye Powell of Lakeside Village Assisted Living Center.
Community Funeral Home, Center, Texas
 
O. B. RATCLIFF
O. B. Ratcliff, 70, of Dallas, died August 9, 2016 at his residence. Interment was in St John’s Cemetery, Shelby County. Survivors include, Daughters, Genera (Eddie) Bolton of Center, Betty (Joe) Berry of Center; Sisters, Genell Smith of Wells, Texas, Vira Poole of Wells, Texas, Lella Davis of Lufkin, Texas; Brothers, L. A. Ratcliff of Dallas, Texas, X.L. Ratcliff of Wisconsin, Willie Ratcliff of Longview, Texas.
Community Funeral Home, Center, Texas
GLORIA BOWLIN FIEDLER
Gloria Bowlin Fiedler, 82, of Timpson, died August 12, 2016 at Green Acres Nursing Home. Interment was in Timpson Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery. She was born February 13, 1934 in Timpson, Texas to Jody and Frieda Roberts Bowlin. She was preceded in death by, Parents; Brother, Barkley Bowlin. Survivors include, Husband, Joe Fiedler of Timpson; Daughter, Lesa Henning of Hot Springs, Arkansas; Son & Daughter-in-law, Ben & Robin Fiedler of Plano; Sister, Kathy Birdwell & husband, Jimmy of Arlington.
Online condolences can be sent at www.mangumfuneralhome.com
Mangum Funeral Home, Center, Texas
JIMMY RAY SCRUGGS
Jimmy Ray Scruggs, 75, of Joaquin, died August 15, 2016, at his residence. Interment was in Sholar Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born May 2, 1941, in Joaquin, to Hervey Norris Scruggs and Syble Lorene Cockrell Scruggs. He served his country in the United States Navy. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Daughters, Linda Scruggs, Wendy Scruggs, Kimberly Scruggs. Survivors include, Wife, Nancy Scruggs of Joaquin; Daughters,
Sarena A. Scruggs of Joaquin, Jamie Connor of Seguin, Tamra Piggot of Houston, Shelley Scruggs of Bacliff; Sister, Shirley Ann Cammack of Minden, Louisiana.
Online condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
STEPHANIE MITCHELL
Stephanie Mitchell, 49, of San Augustine, died August 15, 2016 at Tomball Regional Medical Center, Tomball, Texas. Interment will be in Mt. Dena Cemetery, San Augustine. Survivors include, Husband, Draon Mitchell of Houston, Texas; Mother, Beatrice Weathered of San Augustine; Father, Nelson Ray Weathered of San Augustine; Brothers, James Weathered of Center, Marvin (Linda) Weathered of San Augustine, Calvin Weathered of San Augustine, Anthony (Latoya) Weathered of Mississippi, Alex (Sherena) Weathered of San Augustine.
Community Funeral Home, Center, Texas
ANNE CONWELL
Anne Conwell, 67, of Tenaha, died August 16, 2016 at Nacogdoches Memorial, Nacogdoches, Texas.  She was cremated and there will be no services held.
Community Funeral Home, Center, Texas
STEVE WILLIAM JAMESON
Steve William Jameson, 65, of Center, died August 16, 2016, at his residence. Interment will be in Campti Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born June 30, 1951, in Galveston, to L. W. B. Jameson and Doris Mae Bright Jameson. He served as a Peace Officer for the State of Texas for 27 years. Survivors include, Wife, JoAnn Jameson of Center; Children, Christina Powell & husband, Thomas, of Center, Steve Jameson & wife, Deyonna, of Center, Dottie Jameson & fiancÚ, Doug, of Center; Sisters, Serita Kennedy & husband, Randy, of Cypress, Judy Gerst & husband, Tom, of Katy.
Online condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas



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