Shelby County News

Week ending August 30, 2018

The Shelby County Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting September 18, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at the Shelby County Museum located on Pecan Street. The speaker this month will be Mr. Bill O”Neal. He will be speaking to us about Texas in World War I. The program will consist of interviews he had students do with people that they knew who were in WWI when he was teaching history at Panola College. Everyone is invited to attend.

                       Carolyn Sue Campbell Brown                    
     Donated By 
     Leonard Irish




Bro. John Barney Richerson Jr., 76, of Timpson, Texas, died August 24, 2018 in Timpson. Interment was in Corinth Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born November 23, 1941, in Houston, Texas, to John Barney Richerson Sr. and Selma Marie Hilligiest Richerson. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Sons, John B. Richerson III, Douglas Wayne Richerson; Brothers, Ernest Warneke, Clarence Warneke; Sister, Margaret Teague. Survivors include, Wife, Arnette Hicks Richerson; Daughters, Sheryl Pyle & husband Ronald of Cypress, Texas, Darla Andries & husband Martin of Carthage, Texas; Daughter in law, Karina Richerson Willhoite & husband Robin of Timpson, Texas.
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Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson, Texas

Earnestine Johnson,70, of Center, Texas, died August 23, 2018 at a local nursing facility. Interment was in Westview Cemetery, Center, Texas. Survivors include, Husband, Johnnie Johnson of Center, Texas; Son, Nakia (Tammy) Johnson of Center, Texas; Daughters, Dorothy Davis of Houston, Texas, Sacajawea “Tiny” Johnson of Center, Texas; Brothers, Lilton Daniels of Center, Texas, George (Elma) Daniels of Center, Texas; Sisters, Thelma Nobles of Tyler, Texas, Imogene Williams of Center, Texas, Joyce Horton of Center, Texas, Debra Goodwin of Center, Texas; Sisters and Brothers-in-law, Mamie (Vernon) Lister of Harker Heights, Texas, Willie Louis (Pearl) Johnson of San Augustine, Texas.
Hicks Mortuary, Center, Texas
Carolyn Sue Campbell Brown, 81, of Longview, Texas, died August 25, 2018. Carolyn was born in Center, Texas, on August 24, 1937, to Emmitt and Twila Campbell. She graduated from Center High School with the class of 1956. She was preceded in death by, Parents; Sister, Mary Campbell Keeter. Survivors include, Husband, William A. (Bill) Brown, of Longview; Sons, Mike Brown & wife Ann of Tyler, Mark Brown of Allen, Texas, David Brown & wife Jeanna of Henderson.



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