Shelby County News

Week Ending November 18, 2010

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Nicholas Edward Winstine, 25, of Carriere, Mississippi, died November 11, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Burial was in New Palestine Cemetery in Louisiana. Survivors include, Parents, Janet Bostick Magee and husband Edward of Carriere, MS, and Dennis R. Winstine Sr. and wife Sharon of Shelbyville, Texas; Siblings, Dennis R. Winstine Jr., Quentin Scott Winstine, Erin Bordelon & husband Kirk, Ryan Magee, Devin Delaney, Daniel Delaney.
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George Ralph Gipson, 86, of Tenaha, died November 2, 2010 in Athens. Burial was in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Rusk County. He was born December 6, 1923 in Gary to Charles Earl and Laura Ola Heaton Gipson. He served his country in the U. S. Army during World War II. He was preceded in death by, Brother, Hollis Gipson; Infant Sister, Marie Gipson. Survivors include, Wife, Leona Fox Gipson of Tenaha; Son, Randall Gipson & wife Lena of Longview; Daughter, Jeany Teague & husband Danny of Athens; Sister, Elsie Ann Rideout of Houston.
Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home, Athens
Jackie Warren “JW” Eaves, Sr., 75, of Tenaha, died November 12, 2010 at his home. Burial was in Restland Cemetery, Tenaha. He was born September 1, 1935 in Keatchie, Louisiana to Eugene Eaves and Ola Mae Amburn Eaves. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Infant Daughter, Cynthia Eaves; Brothers, Floyd Eaves, James Eaves, Buddy Eaves, Bobby Eaves; Sister, Jean McGee. Survivors include, Wife, Adell Eaves of Tenaha; Sons, Jackie Warren Eaves, Jr. & wife Ginger of Tenaha, Tommy Eaves & wife Rebecca of Tenaha, Douglas Eaves, Sr. of Joaquin, Larry Joe Eaves & wife Delicia of Tenaha; Daughters, Debra Pratt & husband Gaylon of Joaquin, Elaine Hicks and husband Donald, Sr. of Tenaha, Angela Hurst & husband Edward of Tenaha, Becky Bridges & husband Willy of Tenaha, Brandy Kerr & husband Bryan of Nacogdoches.
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Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
Jean Strong Sorsby, 73, of Huxley, died November 10, 2010 in Shreveport. Burial was in Strong Cemetery, Shelby County. She was born January 31, 1937 in Joaquin to Robert and Clem Strong. She was preceded in death by, Sons, Terry Hatcher, Russell Hatcher, Kim Sorsby. Survivors include, Husband, Alfred Sorsby of Huxley; Son, Carl “Bubba” Hatcher & wife Goldie of Logansport.
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Mildred Allsbrooks, 61, of Center, died November 15, 2010, in Shreveport, Louisiana. Burial was in Waterman Cemetery, Shelby County. She was born May 26, 1949. Survivors include, Mother, Clara Oliver Williams of Waterman; Husband, John Allsbrooks of Waterman; Sons, Clinton Risinger and wife Brenda of Shelbyville, Jess Allsbrooks of Center, John Allsbrooks & wife Lisa of Nacogdoches; Daughter, DeJuana Risinger of Carthage; Sisters, Ann Polvadore & husband Roy of Center, Ellen Hearne & husband Roy of Center, Debra Peavy of Carthage.
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas

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