Shelby County News

Week Ending October 02, 2014



Charles Ray Davis, 78, of Center, died September 28, 2014 as a result of an automobile accident. Interment was in Spann’s Chapel Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born January 13, 1936 in Van Zandt County, Texas to John Henry and Lillie Mae Davis. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Son, Charles Ray Davis, Jr.; Brother, John Henry Davis, Jr.; Sister, Wanza Lee Burks. Survivors include, Wife, Billie Eaves Davis of Center; Daughters, Linda Masoud & husband, Maher of Humble, Ginger Little of Conroe, Tonya Walker & husband, Richard of Conroe; Step Children, Kathy Ford & husband, William of Bronson, Debbie Loftin & husband, Ronald of Joaquin, Marty McDaniel & wife, Ann of Joaquin; Sisters, Elizabeth Chaney of Ben Wheeler, Ruth Mullins & husband, Max of Ben Wheeler, Pearlene Purkey & husband, Delbert of Minneola, Martha Ann Liebel of Fruitvale, Ann Aldridge & husband, Robert of Lubbock; Half Sister, Opal Kemp of Oklahoma; Half Brother, Fred Davis of Oklahoma.
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Mangum Funeral Home, Center, Texas
James Harold Milford, 73, of Longview, Texas, died September 25, 2014, in Longview. Interment was in Corinth Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born September 26, 1940, in Timpson, Texas to William Arthur and Emma Ramsey Milford. He was a 1959 graduate of Timpson High School. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Sister, Judy Ramsey; Infant Sister. Survivors include, Wife, Jean Milford of Longview; Sons, Ricky, Tracy, and Darren Milford, all of Longview; Sister, Linda Askins and husband Charles of Timpson; Brothers-in-law, Ken Ramsey and Howell Glen Hudson, both of Timpson.
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Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson, Texas
Billy Van Hairgrove, 56, of Center, died September 28, 2014 at Nacogdoches Medical Center. Interment was in Buena Vista Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born December 13, 1957 to Van Newton Hairgrove and Patsy Marie Lilly Hairgrove. He was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include, Wife, Janet Hairgrove of Center; Son, Joel Ethan Hairgrove of Center; Sisters, Becky Jordan of Center, Beth Cassell & husband, David of Center; Brother, Bobby Hairgrove & wife, Carol of Henderson.
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Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
John W. Perritt, 63, of Monterey, Louisiana, died September 22, 2014 at his residence. Interment was in Coates-Perritt Cemetery, Monterey, Louisiana. He was born January 14, 1951 in Wisner, Louisiana to Tom and Lillie Perritt. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Brothers, Boyd Perritt, Clarence Rogers; Sister, Betty Humble; Sister-in-law, June Rogers. Survivors include, Sons, Jason Perritt & wife, Andrya of Weatherford, Texas, Mario Perritt & wife, Dannette of Weatherford, Texas; Sisters, Minnie Sue Crouch & husband, Jackie of Monterey, Louisiana, Adalene Duncan & husband, Walter of Monterey, Louisiana, Audrey Barbe & husband RE of Center, Texas; Brothers, Earl Perritt & wife, Dot of Monterey, Louisiana, Jimmy Rogers of Weatherford, Texas.
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Comer Funeral Home, Ferriday, Louisiana
Gloria Jean King, 66, of the East Liberty Community, died September 27, 2014 at her residence. Interment will be in Bush Cemetery, San Augustine, Texas. Survivors include, Mother, Margureite King of Shelbyville; Daughter, Crystal Young of Shelbyville; Son, Roland (wife, Niki) Young of Shelbyville; Sisters, Margie Blount of Katy, Texas, Jacqueline King Pierre of Jacksonville, Florida; Brother, Roosevelt King, Jr. of Shelbyville.
Community Funeral Home, Center, Texas
Ms. Muriel Bailey McGee, 71, of Timpson, Texas, died September 29, 2014, in Nacogdoches, Texas. She was born April 17, 1943, in Ashtabula, Ohio. A cremation was selected and no services are planned at this time.
Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson, Texas



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