Obituaries - 1969
|Boozer, Richard Wayne
BOOZER, RICHARD WAYNE
September 9, 1949 – May 5, 1969
Obituary -- The
Naples Monitor -- Richard Boozer Killed in Accident
RICHARD WAYNE BOOZER,
son of Mr. and Mrs. A.L. Boozer of Omaha, was killed in a one car
accident Tuesday a.m. about one o'clock in Tenaha, Texas. Richard was
with the Merchant Marines with his ship docking at Port Arthur. He was
in route home when his car failed to make a curve, it over turned and he
was thrown from the car, killing him instantly. Richard is survived by
his parents, one brother, Louis; two nephews all of Omaha and one
grandmother, Mrs. Lee Lackey of the Redbud Nursing Home, several aunts
and uncles and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services
were held Wednesday at 3 PM at the First Baptist Church in Omaha, with
Bro. Morris Hill and Bro. Bill Beckham the officiating ministers. Burial
was in the Omaha Cemetery under the direction of Hanner Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were his friends. Out of town people who attended the
funeral were: Mr. Vanoy Boozer of Hughes Springs; Mr. and Mrs. Bill
Elrod of Albuquerque, NM, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Boozer of Mobile, AL,
Mrs. and Mrs. Elvin Boozer, Elvin, Jr. and Lawrence of Madisonville, TX,
Mr. and Mrs. Pete Adams and James of Lancaster, Mr. and Mrs. Neal Jones
of New Diana, Mrs. Maugreate Berg and Mr. and Mrs. White of Port Arthur,
Mr. Henry Foster of Linden, Mr. Ellis Lineberger of Texarkana, Mr. and
Mrs. Bob Jones of Vivian, LA, Mrs. Ollie Tigert of Shreveport, LA, Mrs.
Sue Gossett and Buddy Tigert of Lone Star, Mrs. Eunice Betts and Mrs.
Leola Tigert, Mr. and Mrs. Willie Tigert all of Daingerfield, Mrs. Lucy
McCollum, Mrs. John P. Vissering, Mrs. Frankie Berry of Naples, Mrs.
Allie Tosh of Mt. Pleasant. There may have been others who we failed to
get their names. (H Row 3)
November 23, 1895 – January 19, 1969
Mrs. Minnie Ellis, 73,
died Sunday morning after an extended illness. She was a member of the
Baptist Church and a long time resident of the Naples area. She was a
member of the Naples area. She was the widow of the late Noah Ellis.
She is survived by two sons, Bill Ellis of Naples and John Hugh Ellis of
Omaha; three sisters, Mrs. E. P. Wooten of Blue Ridge, TX, Mrs. L. E.
Patterson of Spring, TX, and Mrs. G. A. Williams of Marshall; and two
grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Funeral services were held
at 10 am Tuesday at the First Baptist Church of Naples with the Rev. Bob
Pearce and the Rev. Bob Bishoff officiating. Burial was in the Omaha
Cemetery. (B Row 13)
July 7, 1886 – June 2, 1969
a retired farmer, of Omaha, died Monday in the Naples hospital. He was
82 years old and a long time resident of the Omaha community. He was a
member of the Concord Baptist Church in Omaha. Survivors include his
widow; four step-daughters Mrs. Virginia Brown of Ft. Worth, Mrs. June
Friend of Fairfield, IL, Mrs. Dixie Bradshaw of Decatur, IL and Mrs.
Jeanine Harris of Baytown, two brothers, Luther Morris and Loven Morris
both of Omaha; two sisters, Mrs. Hettie Stevens and Mrs. Pearl Fields
both of Mt. Pleasant; a number of nieces and nephews. Funeral services
were held Wednesday morning at the Concord church and burial was in the
Concord Cemetery. The Rev. M. G. McNeal officiated at the services.
(Row 15 NE)
|Richards, Ophelia Melisa Hudgins
RICHARDS, OPHELIA MELISA HUDGINS
May12, 1883 – April 5, 1969
Mrs. Ophelia Melisa Richards, 85, died last
Saturday, April 5, at Mt. Pleasant after three and one half years in
Doctors and Physicians Convalescent Home. Services were conducted
Sunday, April 6 at 2:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Daingerfield
with Rev. Jim Powell officiating. Interment was in the Concord Cemetery
under the direction of Nail-Haggard Funeral Home. Survivors are: four
sons, Farris Richards, Daingerfield; Belton Richards, Omaha; Rufus
Richards, Mt. Pleasant; and Orvle Richards, Greggton; three daughters,
Mrs. A. L. Owens, Tyler; Mrs. John Northam, Daingerfield; and Mrs. Cecil
Vaught, Omaha; three brothers, Lonnie Hudgins, Mt. Enterprise; Marshall
Hudgins, Livingston; J. D. Hudgins, Houston; three sisters, Mrs. Lillie
Hunter and Mrs. Ester Mills, Mt. Enterprise and Mrs. Virgil Crow,
Houston. Pallbearers were: Anthony Richards, Bobby Richards, B. L.
Richards, Robert Richards, Gary Northam and Wendell Northam. Mrs.
Richards was a member of the First Baptist Church and had been a Morris
County Resident for many years.
(Row 35 NE)
|Riddle, B. D.
D. April 18, 1902 –
February 26, 1969
Ben Dee Riddle, 83, of Daingerfield were held at 2 p.m. Saturday at
Nail-Haggard Funeral Home with the Rev. V. L. Brandon and Harry Wolf
officiating. Burial was at Concord Cemetery. Mr. Riddle died Friday at
a Morris County hospital after a lengthy illness. He was a member of
Missionary Baptist Church. Surviving are several cousins. (Row 31 NE)
Concrete Block and Funeral Home Marker.
EARL February 28, 1892 – February
EARL TIGERT, 76, of the
Rocky Branch Community, died Monday afternoon in a Mt Pleasant Clinic.
He was a retired Lone Star Steel Worker. Survivors include seven sons,
Norris Tigert and Earl W. Tigert, both of Lone Star, Texas, Fred Tigert
of Daingerfield, Texas, Marvin Tigert of Colorado, Dale Tigert of Vidor,
Texas, Jack Tigert of Missouri, Bobby Tigert of North Carolina; four
daughters, Mrs. Dovie Knight of Naples, and Mrs. Thelma Thigpen, Mrs.
Allen Tosh of Mt. Pleasant and Mrs. Sue Gossett of Lone Star, Texas; two
brothers, Roe Tigert of Omaha, Texas and Willie W. Tigert of
Daingerfield; three sisters, Mrs. Sula Starr and Carl Kluck, both of
Denton, Texas and Mrs. Lee Lackey of Naples, Texas 42 grandchildren and
22 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be 2 PM Wednesday at the
Rocky Branch Baptist Church with the Rev. T. P. Lee officiating assisted
by the Dr. Elvin Crocker. Burial will be in the Spring Hill Cemetery
under the direction of Nail-Haggard Funeral Home of Daingerfield.
(CPL QM USA DIV 44 WWII 1942 -1945 per Hughes Springs Veterans
Memorial) (NW Row 1)
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