Shelby County News

Week Ending November 19, 2015


The Shelby County Historical Society would like to invite everyone to come by and see our new exhibit.  Roger and Judy Doyle have a wonderful collection of artifacts of the Civil War Era they have on display at the Shelby County Museum.



                              Billy Bowen                        Malcolm Weaver
                               Donated By                           Donated By
                            Teddy Hopkins                       Teddy Hopkins

            Reecie Stanley                Reecie Stanley                          Billy Bowen
              Donated By                    Donated By                            Donated By
              Ann Bowen            Darnese & Carolyn Parrish     Darnese & Carolyn Parrish

               Reecie Stanley                Reecie Stanley                  Reecie Stanley
                Donated By                    Donated By                       Donated By
    Mr. & Mrs. Wardlow Oliver      Nancy Thrasher              Kenneth B. Wood

               Billy Bowen                     Billy Bowen                     Billy Bowen
                Donated by                      Donated by                      Donated by                           
               Jan Akridge                    Vee Scrimsher                   Cherry Jones

                                                  Malcolm Weaver
                                                     Donated by
                     Jodi Fountain,        Margaret McBride,         Nikki Joubert,
                    Rhonda Proffitt,         Bill Hughes,                  Cindy Mathis

              Alton Adams                  Reecie Stanley                Reecie Stanley
               Donated by                     Donated by                    Donated by
     J. C. & Venorah McSwain      Christine Mahan       James & Micki McLaughlin

             Reecie Stanley                Reecie Stanley                 Reecie Stanley
              Donated by                      Donated by                    Donated by
            Teddy Hopkins              Phabreece Havis         J. C. & Venorah McSwain


             Billy Bowen                    Reecie Stanley                 Billy Bowen
              Donated by                       Donated by                    Donated by
    J. C. & Venorah McSwain        Leonard Irish                  Leonard Irish         


Darrell P. Doggett, 82, of Center, died November 12, 2015. Interment was in Hardin Memorial Park, Silsbee, Texas. He was born May 07, 1933 in Hurstown to Edgar “Ed” Doggett and Lola Belle Lout Doggett. He served his country in the U. S. Air Borne during the Korean War. He was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include, Wife, Eddie Doggett; Daughter, Joni Doggett Day of Beaumont, Texas; Brothers, Ruben Doggett & wife, Carolyn, Spencer Doggett all of Silsbee, Texas; Sisters, Willie Jo Doggett Powell of Houston, Texas, Janice Doggett Lack of Beaumont, Texas.
Broussard’s Funeral Home, Silsbee, Texas
Chase Todd, 31, of Center, died November 13, 2015 in Good Shepherd Hospital, Longview, Texas. Interment was in Cedar Yard Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born July 05, 1984 in Nacogdoches to Ricky and Penny Shofner Todd. Survivors include, Parents, Ricky & Penny Todd of Center; Sister, Destiny Todd of Kingwood; Uncles and Aunts, Mary & Ricky Sims of Shelbyville, Jenny & Benny Holt of Center, John & Wanita Shofner of Center, Prentice Shofner, Jr. of Center.
Mangum Funeral Home, Center, Texas
Shirley Ruth Goodwin, 54, of Center, died November 10-2015 in Nacogdoches Medical Center.  Interment was in Africa St. John's Cemetery, Shelby County.  Survivors include, Mother, Eddie Ruth Goodwin of Center; Brothers, Charles Goodwin of Center, John Wayne (Alanie) Goodwin of Center; Sisters, Joyce (James) Nelson of Houston, Sandra Goodwin of Dallas.
Hicks Mortuary, Center, Texas
Edna Joyce Boykins, 47, of Shelbyville, died November 13, 2015 in Houston. Interment will be in East Liberty Cemetery, Shelby County. Survivors include, Husband, Joe Boykins of Shelbyville, Texas; Sons, Jeremy Deshannon Boykins of Shelbyville, Jordan Dimante Boykins of Shelbyville; Mother, Josephine Ratcliff of Center, Texas; Sisters, Patricia Ann Ratcliff of Dallas, Texas, Monica Lanette Ratcliff of Denton, Texas; Brother, Christopher George (Kim) Ratcliff of Salina, Kansas.
Community Funeral Home, Center, Texas
Gwan Jacobs, 67, of Tyler, died November 09, 2015. Interment was in Tyler Memorial Park Cemetery, Tyler, Texas. She was born December 02, 1927 in Center to William Elvis and Elberta Vaught Dockens. She graduated from Center High School. She was preceded in death by, Parents; Husband, Bob Jacobs. Survivors include, Daughter, Beckeye Sheets & husband, Roy of Flint; Brothers, Waymon Dockens, Bill Dockens of Splendora; Sister, Oleatha Price of LaPorte, Texas.
Stewart Family Funeral Home, Tyler, Texas





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