Shelby County News


Week Ending November 02, 2017             


Woodman of the World




Harmie Harrison Smith, 70, of Timpson, Texas, died October 27, 2017. Interment was in Blair Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born June 7, 1947, in Shreveport, Louisiana, to Harmie and Rose Justice Smith. He served his country in the United States Navy. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Son, Christopher Smith; Brother, Artie Smith. Survivors include, Wife, Joy Harville Smith; Daughters, Jacqueline Smith Hamm, Dawne Pickett; Son, Shane Pickett.
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Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson, Texas
Wayne Bailey, 62, of New Summerfield, died October 29, 2017 in Jacksonville. He was born on November 19, 1954 in Center, Texas to Dick and Mary Page Bailey. He was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include, Wife, Linda Bailey of New Summerfield; Daughters, Tracy Woods & husband, Terry of Beckville, Rachael Payne & husband, Jason of Carthage; Sisters, Jan Smith & Carl Davis of Shelbyville, Ann Fleming & husband, Dan of Shelbyville, Carol Burks & husband, Charles of San Augustine, Sherry Bryan & husband, Victor of Center.
Audry Funeral Home - Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Texas
James E. Greer, 76, of Center, died October 26, 2017 at his residence. Interment was in St. John’s Cemetery, Shelby County. Survivors include, Brother, Felton Greer of Giddins, Texas; Special Friends, Sam Thomas Jr., James Dodd, Bryan Swindel, Willie E Johnson, Darryl Jones, Robert Nickerson, Bart Booth, Willie Earnest Johnson, and Alton Edwards.
Hicks Mortuary, Center, Texas
Hollie Fuller, 74, of Shelbyville, died October 26, 2017, at his home. Interment was in Rosevine Cemetery, San Augustine County. He was born April 19, 1943, in Milam, to Lillian Chance Fuller and Donald Fuller. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Daughters, Cynthia Faye Socia, Brenda Rene Benagia; Son, Tommy Hallmark; Sister, Linda Pearl Fuller; Brothers, Robert Earl Fuller, Charlie Edward Fuller, Authur Dewayne Fuller. Survivors include, Wife, Eva Belrose Fuller of Shelbyville; Baby Girl, Laverne of Mt. Enterprise; Daughter, Berinda Wilburn of Shelbyville; Sons, Lynn Fuller of Shelbyville, Joey Fuller of Shelbyville, Alan Holm of Shelbyville, Adam Anderson of Shelbyville; Brother, Charlie Dale Fuller of Houston.
Online condolences can be sent at
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
Bobby June Scott, 73, of Joaquin, Texas, died November 01, 2017. Interment will be in Hogeye Cemetery, Longstreet, Louisiana. Survivors include, Brothers, Jyce D. Thomas of Lufkin, Texas, Lee Anthony Thomas (Patricia) of Port Arthur, Texas, James Leroy Thomas of Lufkin, Texas, Alfred Ray Thomas of Corrigan, Texas, Jerry Lee Thomas of Seattle, Washington; Sisters, Eva Rine of Tyler, Texas, Merlyn Chinn of Lufkin, Texas.
Hicks Mortuary, Center, Texas
Artha Denise Hare Matlock, 61, of San Augustine, died October 31, 2017, in Nacogdoches. Her wishes were to be cremated and no services are planned at this time. She was born August 5, 1956, in Detroit, Michigan, to Almus Duel Greene and Susan Diane Stewart Green. She was preceded in death by, Parents; Husband, Paul Ray Matlock; Daughter, Christina Marie Fountain; Sister, Pamela Sue Hare. Survivors include, Daughters, Melissa Gayle Saylor & husband, Dan Victor Saylor, Nancy Lovettia Keane, Jolene Louise Landers & husband, Colby Samuel Landers; Son-in-law, Billy Doyle Fountain; Adopted Daughter, Cynthia Jane Mathis (CJ); Step-Children, Shane Matlock, Tracy Lynn Giddens, William Paul Hughes; Siblings, Lauri Hunsanger, Kimberly Seaman, Nancy Greene, Vicki Greene, John Greene.
Online condolences can be sent at
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas



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