Shelby County News

Week Ending September 27, 2012



Robert Michael “Mike” Agnew, 50, of Tenaha, Texas, died September 19, 2012 in Huntsville. Interment was in Ramah Cemetery, Tenaha. He was born November 17, 1961 in Carthage to John Robert Agnew and Judy Maye Baker Agnew. He was preceded in death by his son, Bradley Agnew. Survivors include, Parents, Robert and Judy Agnew of Tenaha; Wife, Molly Agnew of Tenaha; Children, Ashley Kitten & husband, Cole of Austin, Adam Braun of Shreveport, Louisiana, Cameron Agnew of Carthage, Kelsey Braun of San Antonio, Jonathan Agnew of Tenaha, Kailey Agnew of Tenaha; Sister, Shelly Swint & husband, Sam of Tenaha.
Online condolences can be sent at
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
Avalia “Boya” “Gopher” Roy, Jr., 70, of Tenaha, Texas, died September 19, 2012. Interment was in Roy Family Cemetery, Tenaha. He was born August 29, 1942, in Houston, Texas, to Avalja Roy, Sr. and Mary Marie Hines Roy. Mr. Roy served his country in the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Brother, Adam Roy; Sisters, Emma Nipper, Audrey Sellers, Mary McArdle. Survivors include, Wife, Carolyn McCleskey Roy of Tenaha; Sons, Joseph Charlie Roy & wife, Stacy of Tenaha, Matthew John Roy of Nacogdoches; Daughter, Glenda Gail Kellogg & husband, Jimmy of Conroe, Texas; Stepson, James Edward Kedzieski & wife, Kathy of Crosby, Texas; Stepdaughters, Barbara Kedzieski of Tenaha, Cheryl Lynn Gilbert & husband, Gregg of Katy, Texas, Billie Jean Barnaby of Houston; Sisters, Ella Pitre of Conroe, Ethel Dotson, of Conroe, Julia Mae Wancho of New York.
Online condolences can be sent at
Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson, Texas
Choron Grimsley, 98, of the Short Community, Center, Texas, died September 24, 2012 in Center. Interment will be in Short Cemetery. He was born February 17, 1914 in Center, Texas to Bruce and Littie Hughes Grimsley. Mr. Grimsley served his country in the United States Air Force during World War II and retired as a Master Sergeant in Denver, Colorado after 24 years of service. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Sisters; Gertie Grimsley and Ruby Peacock; Brother, Elvin Grimsley. Survivors include, Wife, Bettye Grimsley of the Short Community, Center, Texas; Son, Gerald Grimsley & wife, Janet of College Station; Brother, Weldon Grimsley & wife, Irene of Winnsboro; Sister, Melba Williams & husband, Buck of Center.
Online condolences can be sent at
Mangum Funeral Home, Center, Texas
Johnnie Ray Netherly, 77, of Shelbyville, Texas, died September 26, 2012 in Nacogdoches, Texas. Interment will be in East Liberty Cemetery, Shelby County. Survivors include, Wife, Orstella Netherly of Shelbyville Texas; Son, Cedric Netherly of Shelbyville Texas; Sister, Ruby Neal Greer of Center, Texas; Brother, Lawrence Netherly of Center, Texas; Special Aunt, Ozelle Garrett.
Hicks Mortuary, Center, Texas.

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