Shelby County Rootsweb Facts
Week Ending  November 15,  2002
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COLE Esther Chekiter GOLDEN Esther Chekiter MACK Esther Chekiter
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 I have been researching the Tamplin name and all associations for about 4 years. I was very pleased to find the Wimberly cemetery page and find some of my long gone relatives. If there is anyone related to these Tamplin's, I    would like to hear from you..  Please send any inquiries 2


PATRICIA GREEN RIBERDY---Patricia Riberdy, 53, of the Bobo Community died November 9, 2002 in Nacogdoches.  Burial was in Tennessee Cemetery.  Born April 22, 1949, in Houston, she was the daughter of George and Billie Lou Malin Green.  Mrs. Riberdy is survived by her husband, Kennedy Riberdy of Bobo; son, Michael Edward Riberdy of Center; brother George Thomas Green, Jr. of Bobo; parents, George Green and Billie Lou Green.   Taylor Funeral Home.
PAULINE BROWN---Pauline Brown, 88, of Tenaha, died November 9, 2002, in Longview. Burial was in Restland Cemetery.  born August 23, 1914, in Panola County, she was the daughter of Alvy and Clara Walker Kyle.  Mrs. Brown was preceded in death by her husband Buster Brown.   Survivors include sons Phillip Brown of Orange and Bill Brown of Longview.   Mangum Funeral Home.
JOHNNIE WATSON---Johnnie Watson, 89, of Center, died November 10, 2002 in Center.  Burial was in Oaklawn Memorial Park.  Born March 12, 1913 in Shelby County, she was the daughter of Tom and Oletha Holt Richards.  Mrs. Watson was married to Travis Watson and he preceded her in death.  Survivors include daughters, Eddie Jean Osburn of Overton and Marcilyn Kizer of Boerne; son, Travis Glen Watson of Lewsiville.  Watson & Sons Funeral Home
CLAYTON MCCOWIN---Clayton McCowin, 86, died October 29, 2002.  Burial was in Bennett Chapel Cemetery.  Born September 7, 1916, in Shelbyville, he was the son of Austin and Melissa McCowin.  Mr. McCowin was preceded in death by his parents, Austin and Melissa McCowin; brothers, Elmo, Daid and Herman McCowin and sisters, Viola Cooks and Josephine Crosby.  Survivors include his wife State Mother Beadaer McCowin; son, Bryant McCowin; sisters, Lear Malone and Catherine Redmond, both of Shelbyville: brothers, Obie McCowin of Detroit and Rush McCowin of Shelbyville.  Community Funeral Home.
CLAUDE L. THOMPSON---Claude L. Thompson, 51, died November 2, 2002.  Burial was in Thompson Cemetery.  Born November 11, 1951, in Center, he was the son of Tennessee and Jennie V. Thompson.  Mr. Thompson is survived by his mother, Jennie Thompson of Shelbyville; daughter, Tina Nickerson of Beaumont; sisters Clara Dergin Gill of Center, Mamie Bluford Willie and Ruthie Thompson both of Shelbyville and Mary young of Plano; brothers, Eld. Milton Thompson of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Marvin Thompson, Leonard Thompson, Archie Thompson, Freddie Thompson, Stephen Thompson of Shelbyville, Elzie Thompson of Plano. Community Funeral Home.
KYLE WABE FRANKS---Kyle Franks, 63, of Baytown, died November 13, 2002 in Baytown.  Burial was in Oaklawn Memorial Park.  Born August 28, 1939 in Center, he was the son of Harold and Oline Mahan Franks.  Mr. Franks was preceded in death by his father, Harold Franks.  Survivors include son Larry Franks of Baytown; daughter, Stacey Tomjack of Israel; mother, Oline Franks of Baytown; sister Keitha Jackson of Tyler; brother Kerry Franks of Vidor.  Mangum Funeral Home.