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ANTHONY, RAYFORD                                          June 4, 1925 – April 24, 2007

Graveside services for Mr. Rayford Anthony, 81, of Naples, were April 26, 2007, at the Vissering Cemetery in Naples, with the Rev. Charles Thomas officiating.  Mr. Anthony was born June 4, 1925, in Marietta.  He died April 24, 2007, at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview.  He was retired from Red River Depot, a U.S. Army veteran of WWII, a member of VFW Post #1890, and a member of First Baptist Church in Naples.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Jess Anthony and Emma Body Anthony and nine brothers and sisters.  Survivors include his wife, Anne Vissering Anthony of Naples, and several nieces and nephews.  (Location Unknown)

 

HARTE, JONAH AUBREY “IKEY”                March 30, 1925 – March 5, 1999

Jonah Aubrey (Ikey) Harte, Jr., 73, of Naples, died Friday, March 5, 1999, at St Michael’s Hospital in Texarkana.  Services were Sunday, March 7 at the First United Methodist Church in Naples, with the Rev. Dr. Dan Darby officiating.  Burial was in the Vissering Cemetery near Naples, under the direction of Alexander Funeral home, Inc., of Naples.  Mr. Harte, born March 30, 1925, in Naples, was a retired employee of Lone Star Steel Co., an avid cattleman and rancher, and a member of the First United Methodist Church of Naples.  He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Jo, and a brother, Clayton.  Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Terri and Craig Garner of Jacksonville; a granddaughter, Whittney Garner of Jacksonville; a sister and brother-in-law, Carolyn and Ben Best of Naples; a brother and sister-in-law, Forrest and Iris Harte of Lone Star; a number of nieces and nephews; and two special friends, Barbara Mongognia and Willie Pearl Boyd.  Serving as pallbearers were Ben Best Jr., Pete Brown, George Caraway, Mike Harte, Pat Tomberlain and Harry James Vissering.  (Row 5)

 

TOMBERLAIN, MARTHA                      December 21, 1953 – August 13, 2000

Services for Ms. Martha Tomberlain, 46, of Naples, were held Monday, Aug. 14, 2000 at the First Baptist Church in Naples with the Rev. Richard Tatum and Dr. Joe Perkins officiating.  Ms. Tomberlain was a teacher at Northeast Texas Community College, a member of the First Baptist Church in Daingerfield and a lifetime resident of Morris Co.  Survivors include her mother, Mrs. Rose Tomberlain of Naples; a companion, Allen Jones of Naples; two sisters and brother-in-law, Barbara and Frankie Manna of Daingerfield and Lillian Johnson of Naples; one brother and sister-in-law, Pat and Sue Tomberlain of Atlanta; one brother-in-law, Rev. R. D. Tatum of Paris; one niece and a number of nephews.  Burial was in Vissering Cemetery in Naples.  (Row ?)

 

TOMBERLAIN, ROSE EVALYN       February 26, 1915 – September 14, 2004

Services for Mrs. Rose Evalyn Vissering Tomberlain, 89, of Naples, were Thursday, September 16, 2004, at First Baptist Church in Naples with the Rev. Barry Brown officiating.  Mrs. Tomberlain was born February 26, 1915, in Gabwell, Red River Co., near Clarksville, the tenth of twelve children born to Lillie Nora and Harry James Vissering.  She died Tuesday, September 14, 2004, in Little Rock, AR.  She was a member of First Baptist Church in Naples, was a Sunday school teacher for 60 years in Atlanta and Naples First Baptist Churches combined, a 55-year member of Eastern Star, a charter member of Amity Study Club of Atlanta, past president of the Pewitt PTA, Naples Garden Club, and an election judge for the Naples precinct until the age of 84.  Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Pat and Sue Tomberlain of Atlanta; two daughters and son-in-law, Barbara and Frankie Manna of Daingerfield and Lillian Johnson of Naples; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Tomberlain, two daughters, Charlotte Tatum and Martha Cudd.  Interment was at the Vissering Family Cemetery.  (Row 3)

 

TURNER, VICKI SUSAN                       December 18, 1951 – October 22, 1995

Vicki Susan Vissering Turner, 43, of Grapevine, TX, died Sunday, October 22, as the result of an automobile accident.  Memorial services are pending with Alexander Funeral Home of Naples.  Mrs. Turner was born December 18, 1951 in Naples, and was a member of the 1970 graduating class of Pewitt High School.  She was employed with GTE in Irving, and was preceded in death by her mother, Ann Vissering, and a brother, Jack Vissering.  Survivors include four stepchildren, Vicke, Valerie, Michael and Steven Turner; her father and stepmother, Wes and Ruth Vissering of Naples; a sister, Rebecca Burke of Mt. Pleasant; and a number of nieces and nephews.  (Row ?)

 

VISSERING, HARRY GEORGE                         March 21, 1938 – July 2, 2007 

Services for Harry George Vissering, 69, of Naples, were July 6, 2007, at Daniel’s Chapel Congregational Methodist Church with the Rev. Charles Thomas officiating.  Mr. Vissering was born March 21, 1938, in Texarkana, Arkansas.  He died July 2, 2007, in Fort Stockton, Texas.  He was owner/operator of a vending machine company and a member of the First United Methodist Church of Naples.  He was preceded in death by his parents, LaDelle and Henry George Vissering, and a sister, Patsy Caraway.  Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Cassandra Vissering and Harry James and Chassidy Vissering, all of Naples; a daughter and son-in-law, Michelle and Brad McCone of Crowley, Texas; a special friend, Mary Janet Wakefield; and five grandchildren, Ashton Vissering, Stephanie Vissering, Carson McCone, Clayton Vissering, and Dalton Vissering.  Burial was in Vissering Cemetery in Naples.  (Row ?)

Submitted by Janette Cook

 

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