Shelby County News

Week Ending September 15, 2011

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The Shelby County Historical Society members would like to invite everyone who is interested in our past history to be our guests as we meet the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Shelby County Museum on Pecan Street.
The meeting this month will be on September 20, 2011 with the guest speaker being Terri Lacher. She will show and tell us about the Appalachian dulcimers that her father, Walter Allen, made over the years. She will also have pictures of his work.



Kaitlyn Elise Flaherty, 15, died September 08, 2011. She was born on May 15, 1996 in Dallas, Texas to Sean and Bridget Britt Flaherty. Kaitlyn attended Midlothian High School where she was a member of the Student Council and the Pantherette’s. She will be remembered for her beautiful smile and spirit, along with her love for pink and lots of “bling.” Survivors include, Parents, Sean and Bridget Flaherty of Midlothian, Texas; Brothers, Ryan and Kyle Flaherty of Midlothian, Texas; Grandparents, Jennifer and Huey Britt of Center, Texas; Great Grandparents: Birdie Harrison.
Condolence may be sent to Sean Flaherty, 3602 Plum Creek CT, Midlothian, Texas 76065.

Glenda Greer 58, died September 7, 2011, in Nacogdoches. Burial was in Timpson Cemetery, Timpson, Texas. Survivors include, Sons, Carlos Raspberry of Nacogdoches, Texas, Leotis Davis of Nacogdoches, Texas; Daughter, LaShanna Davis of Nacogdoches, Texas; Brothers, Willie Glenn Greer of Houston, Texas, John Greer Timpson, Texas; Sisters, Peggy Greer of Nacogdoches, Texas, Carol Sue Greer of Houston, Texas, Lillie Jean Goss of Tenaha, Texas.
Hicks Mortuary
Harlan F. Adams, 90, of Center, died September 9, 2011 in Center. Burial was in Adams Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born on January 6, 1921 in Shelby County to Henry F. Adams and Maudie Soape Adams. Mr. Adams served his country in the United States Army. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Wife, Maggie Lovell Adams; Numerous Brothers and Sisters. Survivors include, Daughters, Joyce Edwards & husband, Kenneth of Lufkin, Martha Sweatt & husband, John Blake of LaPorte, Sandra Baker & husband, Cal of Center, Renea Sanders & husband, Shirel of Center; Sons, Marc Adams & wife, Donna of Kizer, Oregon, Steve Lovell & wife, Pat of Center, Danny Lovell of Center; Brothers, Butch Adams & wife, Laverne of Shelbyville, Wilburn Adams & wife, Boots of Houston; Sister, Nellie Mae Sample of Houston.
Online condolences can be sent at 
Watson and Son Funeral Home, Center, Texas
Sue Campbell Davis, 67, of Center, died September 11, 2011 in Garrison, Texas. Burial was in Oaklawn Memorial Park, Center, Texas. She was born in Center on February 23, 1944 to Frank Campbell and Lizzie Mae Huckabay Campbell. She was preceded in death by, Parents; Sisters, Margie Campbell, Billye Cather; Brothers, Curtis Campbell, E. C. Campbell, Jim Campbell, Otto Campbell, Buster Campbell, Maxie Campbell, Tommy Campbell. Survivors include, Sons, John Davis & wife, Kim of Center, Sean Davis of Timpson; Daughter, Donna Hall & husband, Lee of Logansport, Louisiana; Sister, Eula “Bootsie” Worsham of Center; Brothers, John Campbell & wife, Ginny of Atlanta, Georgia, Coy Campbell of Center, Glenn Campbell & wife, Inez of Center, Jerry Campbell & wife, Melody of Lewisville, Ken Campbell & wife, Molly of Timpson.
Online condolences can be sent at 
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
Bobby Scarber, 60, of Shelbyville, died September 13, 2011 in Center. Burial will be in Strong Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born in Center on January 4, 1951 to Robert D. Scarber and Ann Campbell Scarber. He was preceded in death by, Father, Robert Scarber. Survivors include, Mother, Ann Campbell Scarber of Huxley; Brothers, Mike Scarber & wife, Tammie of Center, Marty Scarber & wife, Tammy of Rowlett.
Online condolences can be sent at 
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
Dannie Laried “Dan” Griffin, 64, of Houston, died August 24, 2011 in his home. Burial was in Oaklawn Memorial Park, Center, Texas. He was born in Center on November 1, 1946 to Dick and Clara Griffin. He was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include, Son, Ray Griffin & wife, Kerri of Center; Brothers,
Richard Griffin & wife, Mary Ann of Center, Jerry Griffin & wife, Phyllis of Center, Bobby Griffin of Lufkin.
Online condolences can be sent at 
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
Penny Ann Basham, 43, of Port Arthur, died September 12, 2011 in Missouri. She was born March 16, 1968 in Galveston, Texas to Coy and Vera Basham. She was preceded in death by, Parents; Brother, Mick Basham. Local survivors include, Brothers, Jessie Basham of Tenaha, Luke Basham, Robert Basham of Joaquin; Sister, Judy Horton. Broussard Funeral Home, Nederland, Texas




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