Shelby County News
|Week Ending September 28, 2007|
The King-Oats Cemetery, aka Oates at Day School, will have a Historic Texas Cemetery Medallion erected on October 13, 2007. There will be a meeting at 9:30am at the historic Shelby County Courthouse Courtroom. At 1:30pm attendees will meet at the King-Oats cemetery for the installation of the Medallion. For additional information email Reece Stanley at firstname.lastname@example.org
Friends and relatives of the late Larkin and Susana Tempie Bates are invited to attend the annual Bates Family Reunion. The reunion will be held on September 29th, in Joaquin, TX at the Jackson Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. Doors will be open at 10:30 a.m. A covered dish lunch will be spread at 12:00 noon. Come and enjoy the day. For further information contact Tommie Williams, email her at email@example.com
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Ruby Pate, 98, of Center died September 21, 2007, in Nacogdoches. Burial was in White Oak Cemetery. Born October 21, 1908, in Takoka, Texas, she was the daughter of Henry and Cora Romans Veach. Ms Pate was a nurse of Shelby General Hospital for many years. She is preceded in death by her parents, Henry & Cora Veach; Husband, Obie Pate, 4 Brothers and 2 Sisters. No survivors are listed. Mangum Funeral Home.
JIMMY RAY CHOATE
Jimmy Ray Choate, 63, of Houston died September 21, 2007 in Galveston, Texas; Burial was in Mt. Herman Cemetery, Shelby County. Born September 23, 1943, in Center, he was the son of Pierson Choate and Mae Wilson choate. Mr. Choate was a Truck Drive. He was preceded in death by his parents, Pierson and Mae Choate; Brothers, Andrew Choate and Donnie Choate. Survivors include Daughters, Beth Anna Ward of Katy and Cynthia Kay Choate of Richmond, Texas; Brothers, Jimmy Gene Choate of Lumberton, J. C. Choate of Center, C. C. Choate of Douglas, Arizona, Lonnie Choate of Center and Larry Choate of Baytown; Sisters, Mildred Isabel of New Caney, Ele Ray Pratt of Wilmer, Shirley Nichols of Center and Loretta Choate of Bryan.
CLARIBEL BRYAN LATHAM
Clairbel Bryan Laham, 90, died September 27, 2007, in Nacogdoches. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery, Shelby County. Born September 3, 1917, in Shelby County, she was the daughter of A. E. Bryan and Emma Christian Bryan. Ms Latham was preceded in death by her husband, John Kemper Latham, Parents; Daughter, Lynda Ann Latham Garza; Brothers, Jesse Arthur Bryan Albert Eugene Bryan and James Paul Smith. Survivors include Daughters, Sherry Latham Smith of Nacogdoches, Lisa Latham Smith of Sarasota, Florida; Sons, John Kemper Latham, Jr. of Richmond, Virginia and Jack Bryan Latham of Show Low, Arizona. Mangum Funeral Home.
Marie Lee, 84, of Huxley, died September 25, 2007 in Houston. Burial was in Oaklawn Memorial Park. Born June 11, 1923, in Shelby County, she was the daughter of William Thomas and Minnie Josephine Morton Burton. She was employed with E. L. Bruce. Ms. Lee was preceded in death by her Parents; Husband, Alvin Thomas Lee; 3 Brothers and 2 Sisters. Survivors include daughters, Sarah McCauley of San Augustine, Linda Roberts of San Augustine, Joyce Metcalf of Joaquin and Patricia Broadway of Huxley; Son, William Lee of Timpson; Brothers, Charles Burton of Beaumont and Freddy Maurice Burton of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Mangum Funeral Home.
Lola Mae McDaniel, 104, died September 26, 2007 in Center. Burial was in Jackson Cemetery, Shelby County. Born March 13, 2903 in Deadwood, Panola County, Texas. Survivors include Nephews and Nieces and a host of friends. Rose-Neath Funeral Home, Logansport.
Jacky Fancher, 74, of Timpson died September 26, 2007 in Nacogdoches. Burial was in Oaklawn Memorial Park. Born December 10, 1932, in Center, she was the daughter of Kermit McSwain and Cora Spells McSwain. Ms. Fancher was preceded in death by Husband, Allen Fancher; Son, Richard Allen Fancher. Survivors include Daughters, Sandra Maloy of Joaquin, Kathy Carrington of Timpson; Sons, Tim Fancher of Lufkin and Scott Fancher of Terrell.