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Week Ending October 26, 2017             

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OBITUARIES

 

HOWELL GLEN HUDSON
Howell Glen Hudson, “Rabbit”, 78, of Timpson, Texas, died October 18, 2017 in Garrison, Texas. Interment was in Corinth Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born in Timpson on May 15, 1939 to Norman Howell Hudson and Minnie Lee Courtney Hudson. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Sister, Gwendolyn Billingsley; Brother-in-law, Byron Billingsley. Survivors include, Daughters, Tammy “Hambone” Hudson, Morgan Brooke Hudson; Sons, Marty Hudson, Jeff Hudson, Steven Nelson; Sister, Cindy Summers & husband, Jerry.
Online condolences can be sent at www.taylorfh.net
Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson, Texas
 
DANNY JACKSON FOSTER
Danny Jackson Foster, 60, of Center, died October 17, 2017. Interment was in Williams Cemetery, Columbiana, Alabama. He was born February 25, 1957 in Columbiana, Alabama, to Lewis Mack Foster and Flora Mae Foster. He was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include, Wife, Andi (Johnston); Children, Dr. Alison Slade (David) of Spanish Fort, Alabama, Matt Foster (Brittany) of Center, Texas; Sister, Melissa Denney (Tom) of Auburn, Alabama; Brother, Jeff Foster of Columbiana, Alabama.
 
JIMMY JOHN GRUBBS
Jimmy John Grubbs, 43, of Center, Texas, died October 20, 2017 in Center, Texas. Interment was in Sardis Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born on February 22, 1974 in Corpus Christi, Texas to James E. Grubbs and Ann E. Ault Grubbs. He was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include, Son, Jonathon Grubbs of Martinsville; Brother, Gary Grubbs & wife, Margaret of Buffalo, Texas; Sister, Angela Bailey of Center.
Online condolences can be sent at www.mangumfh.net
Mangum Funeral Home, Center, Texas
 
JERRY W. REYNOLDS
Jerry W. Reynolds, 79, of Center, died October 22, 2017, in Nacogdoches. Interment was in Oaklawn Memorial Park, Center, Texas. He was born February 24, 1938, in Shelbyville, to Reese Reynolds and Mary Lou Diamond Reynolds. He was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include, Wife, Carolyn Reynolds of Center; Daughters, Debbie Hooks & husband, Billy, of Tenaha, Bobbie Bridges of Carthage, Carol Leann Miller & husband, Buford, of Center; Sister, Pat Hughes of Livingston.
Online condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
 
EVELINA WRIGHT MORRISON
Evelina Wright Morrison, 69, of Nacogdoches, died October 22, 2017, in Nacogdoches. Interment was in East Hamilton Cemetery, Shelby County. She was born December 31, 1947, in Center, to Roy Buvis Wright and Allie Mae Nichols Wright. She was preceded in death by, Parents; Brother, David Wright; Sister, Brenda Curry. Survivors include, Husband, Larry Morrison of Nacogdoches; Children, Carie Albury & fiancÚ, Joey Watts, of Nacogdoches, Waylon “Bubba” Griffith Jr. & wife, Margo, of Center, Monte Dale Griffith of Center, Micah Z. Griffith & wife, Tammy, of Center; Stepchildren, Cindy Christie of Lufkin, Cathy Richards of Sealy, Suzy Childers of Lufkin, Karen Mata of Houston; Brother, Earl Wright & wife, Linda, of East Hamilton; Sisters, Sonya Golden & husband, Rodney, of Center, Mary Jane McSwain of Center, Faye Boles & husband, Waylon, of Center, Thelma Wright of Center, Tammy Ledford & husband, Jackie, of Stonewall, Louisiana.
Online condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
 
GRETA JEAN POTEET SPRING
Greta Jean Poteet Spring, 80, died October 9, 2017, in Austin Texas. She was born October 9, 1937 in Jennings Louisiana to John Gregory Poteet and Jeanette Beslin Poteet. She taught special education and home economics for 35 years in Center and Shelbyville. She was preceded in death by, Parents; Brother, George Paul Poteet. Survivors include, Husband, Gary Lynn Spring; Children, Gaye Pickering & husband, Sammy of Kingsland Texas, Gina Jones & husband, Casey of Spring Texas, Gary Spring, Jr. & wife, Krista of Austin Texas; Brothers, Greg Poteet, Glenn Poteet from Lafayette Louisiana.
 
BRYNLEE YAKAIL RATCLIFF
Brynlee Yakail Ratcliff, infant daughter of Jerome and BaNeka Ratcliff, died October 16, 2017. Interment was in Bennett Chapel Cemetery, Shelby County. Survivors include, Parents, Jerome and BaNeka Bennett Ratcliff of Shelbyville, Texas; Brother, Tymarrion Mosby; Sister, Bre’Ida Ratcliff; Grandparents, Bobby Bennett of Center, Texas, Jimmy and Jacklyn Swindle Smith of Shelbyville, Texas, Carlos and Shontreka Booth of Center, Texas.

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