Shelby County News

Week Ending September 25, 2008

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1st Annual Fountain Family Reunion will be held at 10 AM until ??? October 25, 2008 at Community Center, San Augustine Street, Center, Texas.  A special gathering for all the descendants of Robert Jackson Fountain and Martha Potts Fountain. Pot Luck Lunch - each family bring a covered dish.  For more information, contact Sandy Bennett or Cathy Mobley.

    Billie H. Moore, 79, of Center, died September 22, 2008, in Nacogdoches. Burial was in Oaklawn Memorial Park, Center. She was born September 13, 1929 in Shelbyville to Bill Adams and Adell Carpenter Adams. Preceded in death by, Husband, Charlie M. Moore, Son, B.C. Adams. Survivors include, Son, Franky Adams of Center; Daughter, Eleanor Adams of Center.
          Online condolences may be sent at 
    James Cleveland Crawford, age 77, died September 22, 2008 in San Augustine. Burial will be in Old Tennessee Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born on August 7, 1931 in the Tennessee Community of Shelby County, Texas to Thomas Temon and Annie Mae Hodges Crawford. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War from 1952-1953 and was awarded the Purple Heart. He was transferred to the Reserves in Alaska, serving with the 811th Signal Corp before being honorably discharged 1954. Mr. Crawford was preceded in death by Parents; Brothers, Forest Elmo, Thomas Katlis, Marvin Joe, John Anderson, and Vester Lee; Sisters, Nora Robinson, Ruby White, Mary Marie, and Jeannie Fay Crawford. Survivors include, Wife , Evangeline Crawford of Center; Sons, Arnold Crawford of Baytown, Andrew Crawford of Friendswood; Daughters, Annie Herndon of Ft Worth, Alice Rogers of Wichita Falls.
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    Clint Burditt, 20, of Joaquin, died September 24, 2008 in a motorcycle accident. Burial will be at Sholar Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born April 12, 1988 in Snyder, Texas to Jim Burditt and Pam Montgomery Burditt. Survivors include, Mother, Pam Montgomery of Stanley, Louisiana; Father, Jim Burditt of Cross Plains, Texas; Sisters, Tiffany Burr of Joaquin, Samantha Ratliff of Snyder, Tracy Patterson of San Antonio.
      Online condolences & tributes can be sent at 
    Freida Marie Harrup, 61, of Center, died September 24, 2008 in Center. Burial will be in Blair Cemetery, Shelby County. She was born February 6, 1947 in Three Rivers, Texas to John Samford and Geraldine (Fennimore) Robinson. Preceded in death by Parents; Son, Herbert Zorn. Survivors include, Husband, Gardner Harrup of Center; Sons, Timothy Zorn, Joseph Zorn, and Daniel Zorn all of Center; Daughter,
Laura McGhen of Center; Sister, Lois White of Center; Brothers, George Samford of Kerrville, David Samford of Buffalo, James Samford of Kerrville, John Samford of Ingram, Mark Samford of Indiana,
Dale Robinson of Ingram.
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