Shelby County News

Week Ending November 20, 2014




Gary Wayne Sharp, 72, from Friendswood, died November 10. 2014 at home. Interment was in Short Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born on July 27, 1942 to Richard Albert Sharp and Florence Emmaline Clark Sharp. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Brother, Richard; Son, Mark. Survivors include, Wife, Lynda; Sons, Mitch Sharp & wife, Brenda of Pearland, Josh Sharp & wife, Loren of Clear Lake, Mike Sharp of Lawton, Oklahoma.
Online condolences can be sent at
Jeter Memorial Funeral Home, Friendswood, Texas.
Lecia Baker Allen, 55, of Houston, Texas, died November 16, 2014 in Houston. Interment was in Tennessee Cemetery, Shelby County. She was born April 25, 1959, in Houston, Texas, to Carlton Aubrey “Pee Wee” and Minnie Malone Baker.
Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson, Texas

Maxie "Burlene" Risinger, 77, of Orange, died November 14, 2014. Interment was in Dunnigan Cemetery, Shelby County. She was born in San Augustine County on March 26, 1937 to Clarence and Lera Parker. Survivors include, Husband, Marlon Risinger; Daughter, Lequita Hoffpauir & husband, Jeff; Son, Dr. Ronald K. Risinger & wife, Lynn; Sister, Faye Hopkins.
Claybar Funeral Home, Orange, Texas
Jacquelin Richards, 68, of Galena Park, Texas, formerly of Tenaha, Texas, died November 13, 2014. Interment was in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Shelby County. Survivors include, Sisters, Maudie Reed & Mary Frances Baker all of Galena Park, Texas.
Hicks Mortuary, Center, Texas
Ottis Eddins, 81, of Center, died November 15, 2014 at his residene. Interment was in Oaklawn Memorial Park, Center, Texas. He was born August 13, 1933 in Huxley to Robert Eddins and Ora Mae Strong Eddins. He served his country in the United States Air Force. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Brother, James Eddins. Survivors include, Wife, Mary Eddins of Center; Children, Debbie Barr & husband, Johnny of Joaquin, Rickey Eddins & wife, Nannette of Joaquin, Victor Eddins of Center; Sister-in-law, Joyce Eddins of DeKalb; Brother-in-law, David Largent & wife, Jeanne of Brownsboro.
Online condolences can be sent at
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas



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