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Boozer, Howard Sr.

BOOZER, HOWARD SR.                                                                             May 11, 1912 – August 2, 1974

Howard Boozer, Sr., 62, of Dallas, formerly of Omaha, died last Friday morning in Dallas after a long illness.  Funeral services were at 2 pm Sunday in the Concord Baptist Church with the Rev. Glenn Griffith and the Rev. Jack Cox officiating.  Burial was in the Concord Cemetery.  Mr. Boozer was born May 11, 1912.  He was a retired Ling-Temco-Vaught aircraft sheet metal  worker, a member of the Concord Baptist Church and a veteran of World War II.  Survivors include a son, Howard Boozer, Jr., of Denver, CO; a brother, Allen Boozer of Omaha; three sisters, Miss Fronie Boozer and Mrs. Irene Morris, both of Omaha, and Mrs. Maggie Lee Branch of Longview; and a number of nieces and nephews.  Funeral services were handled by the Hanner Funeral Home.  Pallbearers were J. L. Vickers, Guy Davis, John Lee Moore, Thomas Thigpen, Bentley Wright and J. T. Clayton.  (Row 26 SEC)

Carpenter, John Carl

CARPENTER, JOHN CARL                                                                       September 26, 1912 -- June 8, 1974        

A 61-year-old Daingerfield man was shot and killed Saturday in a Naples cafe.  Morris County Deputy Ralph Smith said Thomas Weldon Peurfoy, 26, of Naples was charged with shooting J. C. Carpenter after a heated argument in a cafe northeast of Naples on Hwy 67.  Charles Knowles, Prec. 4 Justice of the Peace, pronounced Carpenter dead at the scene.  Peurfoy was arrensted by Naples police Dick Lawlings and Smith.  Peurfoy was charged with murder and released on $4,000 bond.  Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Nail-Haggard Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Clifford Longino officiating.  burial was in Concord Cemetery.  Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Carl Carpenter; two daughters, Mrs. Jeanette McBee of Pittsburg and Miss Sandra Carpenter of Daingerfield; six sons, Mack Carpenter of Pittsburg, Jay Carpenter of Omaha, Wayne Carpenter of Dennison and C. L. Carpenter, Billy Carpenter and Lloyd Carpenter, all of Daingerfield; his mother, Mrs. John C. Carpenter of Omaha; two brothers, Odie Carpenter and J. D. Carpenter, both of Texarkana; and three sisters, Mrs. Taft Collins of Omaha, Mrs. Bertha Collins of Daingerfield and Mrs. Pearl Rockwell of Houston; and 11 grandchildren.  (NE Row 35) 

Munkres, Sfrona

MUNKRES, SFRONA                                                                               September 22, 1898 – November 18, 1974

Mrs. Sfrona Munkres, 76, of Omaha, died last Monday afternoon in the David Granberry Hospital in Naples.  Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Wednesday of last week at the Concord Baptist Church near Omaha with the Rev. Clifford Longino and the Rev. Glenn Griffith officiating.  Burial was in the Concord Cemetery. Mrs. Munkres was a Baptist and a longtime resident of Omaha.  Survivors include four sons Homer Munkres of Omaha, Ralph Munkres of Brey, CA, Doyle Munkres of Fairfield, TX and Ernest Munkres of Amarillo; three daughters Mrs. Debbie Sargent of Houston, Mrs. Joy Macias of Edwards, CA and Mrs. Neva Hedlund of Eatonton, GA; two brothers Al Hood of Wolf Point, MT and Golden Hood of Truth or Consequences, NM; a sister Mrs. Gladys Stevenson of Truth or Consequences, NM, and 20 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. (Row 39 NE)

Stevens, Annie Lula Wellborn

STEVENS, ANNIE LULA WELLBORN                                                     November 26, 1888 -- April 30, 1974

Funeral services for Mrs. Annie Lula Stevens, 85, of Daingerfield were held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, in Concord Baptist Church with the Rev. Virgil Fielden and the Rev. B. L. Pate officiating.  Burial was in Concord Cemetery under the direction of Nail-Haggard Funeral Home.  Mrs. Stevens died Tuesday, April 30, 1974, in the Hospital in the Pines.  She was a resident of Morris County for more than 50 years and was a member of the Methodist Church.  She is survived by four sons, Raymond Stevens, Leonard Stevens, both of Daingerfield, Melvin K. Stevens of Winnie, and J. W. Stevens of Fort Worth; two daughters, Mrs. B. L. Pate of Cranfills Gap, and Mrs. Earl Wilson of Daingerfield; two sisters, Mrs. Ella Davis of Omaha, and Mrs. Debie Bohanan of Tucumcari, N.M.; three brothers, Dennis Wellborn and Arthur Wellborn, both of Flordada and Howard Wellborn of Oklahoma; 23 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.  Pallbearers were the grandsons, Bobby Wayne Pate, Ronald Stevens, Levi Collins, Bobby Collins, Lynn Stevens and Kenneth Stevens.  (NW Row 14)

Wellborn, Thomas Jefferson "Tom"

WELLBORN, THOMAS JEFFERSON (Tom)                                             July 10, 1888 – Mar. 9, 1974

THOMAS JEFFERSON, “TOM”, WELLBORN, 85, of Omaha, died Saturday morning, March 9, 1974, in the Naples hospital.  He was born July 10, 1888 to Joshua and Cornelia Carpenter Wellborn.  Funeral services were Sunday at 4:00 p.m. in the Concord Baptist Church with the Rev. Glenn Griffin and the Rev. Clifford Longino officiating.  Burial was in the Concord Cemetery.  He was a retired farmer and a member of the Methodist Church.  He had been a longtime resident of Omaha.  Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mary Wellborn of Omaha, a sister, Mrs. Blanche Carpenter of Omaha and a number of nieces and nephews.  (Row 35 SE)

Wright, Emma Etta Johnson

WRIGHT, EMMA ETTA JOHNSON                                                          November 21, 1872 - June 22, 1974

Mrs. Emma Wright, 93, of Omaha, died May 11 at the Naples hospital.  Funeral services were at 4 p.m. May 13 in the Concord Baptist Church near Omaha with the Rev. Carroll Jones and the Rev. Clifford Longino officiating,  Burial was in the Concord Cemetery under the direction of Hanner Funeral Service.  Mrs. Wright was a member of the Concord Baptist Church and a longtime resident of the Concord community.  She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Chapter #997.  Survivors include four sons, Bentley Wright, Marshall Wright and Billy T. Wright, all of Omaha and Leslie Wright of Tyler; a daughter Mary Walker of Omaha; three brothers Allen Johnson of Greggton, Charlie Johnson of Mt. Pleasant and Ed Johnson of Omaha; a sister Lorena Ragland of Omaha; seven grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren and one great-great grandson. Serving as pallbearers were Jesse B. Wright, Jr. and Mark Wright of Omaha, David A. Wright of Tyler, Raymond Wright and Robert d. Horne of Shreveport, Steve Wright of Denton and Larry Wright of Hughes Springs, TX. (Row 32 NE)

 

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