Shelby County News

Week Ending September 22, 2016

                                MEMORIAL DONATIONS GIVEN IN HONOR OF

                                      Brian Borders                  Jim Dick Powell
                                        Donated By                       Donated By
                               David & Kathy Williams          Jane Keppler

                                      Brian Borders                          Doyle Luman         
                                      Donated By                               Donated By
                           J. C. & Venorah McSwain        J. C. & Venorah McSwain




Frank Allen Alpha, 71, of Houston, Texas, died September 17, 2016 in Houston. Interment was in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born March 15, 1945 to Frank Adam and Erma Lucille McCracken Alpha.
Online condolences can be sent at
Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson, Texas
Henry Herbert Stephens Jr., 60, of Shelbyville, died September 17, 2016, at his residence. Interment was in Oaklawn Memorial Park, Center, Texas. He was born March 8, 1956, in Shreveport, Louisiana, to Henry Herbert Stephens, Sr. and Barbara Ann Owens Stephens. He served his country in the United States Navy. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Brothers, Billy Stephens, Randy Stephens. Survivors include, Wife, Lisa Stephens; Daughter, Stephanie “Tunkin” Stephens McMiller & husband, Herbert; Special Daughters and Son, Kimberly Gibson, Lindsey Weaver, Joshua Vail; Sisters, Frances Ann Sewell, Wanda Owens; Brothers, Mike Owens, Gary Owens; Brothers-in-law and Sisters-in-law, Carolyn Cooley, Mike Clark, Connie Smith, John Clark, Luke Clark, Charlotte Griffith, Maxine Lester; Special Family, Fannie Hughes, Theresa Whiteside, Angela Hughes, Wayne Hughes, Larry Jack Hughes.
Online condolences can be sent at
.Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
Victor Gerald Files, 90, died September 18, 2016 in Mansfield, Louisiana. Interment was in Prude Cemetery, Mansfield, Louisiana. He was born on February 13, 1926 to Walter and Emaline Wall Files. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Wife, Jacqueline Files; Brothers, George Files, Leon Files; Sister, Edna Krute. He served his country in the U. S. Navy during World War II. Survivors include, Son, Jim Files & wife, Amanda of Stanley, Louisiana; Daughter, Vicki Jernigan & husband, Adam of Center, Texas; Sister, Agnes Sutch of Florida.
Rose-Neath Funeral Home, Mansfield, Louisiana
Annie Mae Gardner, 51, of Center, Texas, died September 16, 2016 in Nacogdoches, Texas. Interment will be in St. John’s Cemetery, Shelby County. Survivors include, Son, Michael Gardner of Center, Texas; Daughter, Candace Harper of Center, Texas; Sisters, Dorothy McCollister (Leo) of Tyler, Texas, Dorothy Lavearn Cartwright of Shelbyville, Texas, Darlene Gardner of Shelbyville, Texas.
Hicks Mortuary, Center, Texas
Alberta Pleasant, 88, of Center, died September 13, 2016 at Green Acres Nursing Center. She was cremated. Survivors include, Son, Cleveland (Sherry) Booth of Shelbyville; Brother, James Howard of Shelbyville.
Community Funeral Home, Center, Texas
Jane Fulmer, 60, of Nacogdoches, Texas, died September 12, 2016 in Nacogdoches. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Timpson, Texas. She was born November 4, 1955 in Carthage, Texas, to Barron Brooks and Tommie Wall Brooks Methvin. She was a graduate of Timpson High School. Preceded in death by, Father, Barron Brooks; Husband, Kenneth Fulmer; Brother, Barry Brooks. Survivors include, Sons, Kevin Fulmer, of Nacogdoches, Texas, Justin Fulmer of Nacogdoches, Jeremy Fulmer of Iowa Park, Texas; Mother, Tommie Methvin of Timpson, Texas;
Sister, Kathy Burns & husband, Lynn of Joaquin, Texas.
Online condolences can be sent at 
Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson, Texas
Margie McKinzie Chessher, 83, of San Augustine, Texas, died September 16th, 2016 in San Augustine. Interment was in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Shelby County. She was born March 28, 1933 in Shelby County, Texas to Jack Blackmon and Audrey Taylor. She was preceded in death by, Parents; Husbands, Elton McKinzie, Earl Chessher; Infant twin sons; Sister, Helen Gray. Survivors include, Daughter, Teresa Mckinzie Smith & husband Robert Glenn of Cypress, Texas; Brothers, Jerry Blackmon of Lufkin, Texas; Welton Blackmon of Patroon, Texas; Sisters-In-Law, Linda Blackmon, Alice Ann Blackmon, Hazel Mckinzie; Brother-In-Law, Buddy Gray; Stepchildren, Philda & Steve Adams; Jackie & Donnie Fountain; Cecil & Gena Chessher; Tommy Chessher; Earl Chessher Jr.
Online condolences can be sent at 
Wyman Roberts Funeral Home, San Augustine, Texas





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