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Boozer, A. L. "Budge"

BOOZER, A. L. (BUDGE)                                                                              February 23, 1909 -- August 14, 1980

A. L. (Budge) Boozer, 71, of Omaha, died Thursday morning of last week in a Houston hospital. Funeral services were Saturday at 3 PM, at the First Baptist Church of Omaha with the Rev. Clifford Longino officiating.  Burial was in the Omaha Cemetery. Mr. Boozer was a former mayor of Omaha and a retired grocer. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Omaha and the David Elliott Masonic Lodge. He was a shriner and a longtime resident of Omaha. Survivors include his wife, Annie Mae Boozer of Omaha; a son, Louis Boozer of Houston; his mother, Mrs. Lee Lackey of Omaha; three brothers, Leonard Theron Boozer of Mobile, AL, Hubbard Henry Boozer of Omaha, and Clarence Edward Boozer of Naples; two sisters, Christine Adams of Omaha, and Viola Mayton of Paris, CA; and two grandchildren.  (H Row 3)

Carpenter, Blanche Lamont Blanche Lamont Carpenter, of Omaha, died Thursday of last week at the David Granberry Memorial Hospital in Naples, TX.  Funeral services were Saturday at 4:30 p.m. at the Concord Baptist Church near Omaha with the Rev. Glenn Griffith and the Rev. Clifford Longino officiating.  Burial was in the Concord Cemetery under the direction of the Hanner Funeral Service of Naples.  Mrs. Carpenter was the wife of James Willis Carpenter, she    was a member of the Methodist Church and a longtime resident of Omaha.  Husband James Willis Carpenter, b. 26 February 1888, d. 27 March 1974 TX Pvt US Army WWII; son of John & Jane Davis Carpenter)  Children  include ten sons; Marvin Carpenter, Velta C. Carpenter, Floyd Kelly Carpenter and Anthony D. Carpenter, all of Omaha,  James M. Carpenter of Naples, Dale Carpenter of Mt. Pleasant, and Charles Carpenter of Minneapolis, Ellis,  Lindell,  and Milton; two daughters, Maxine Keene of Omaha and Mrs. Pauline Barfield of New Boston, 24 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. 
Carpenter, Marvin Marvin Carpenter, 57, of Omaha, died Tuesday of last week at the David Granberry Memorial Hospital after a brief illness.  Funeral services were at 3:00 p.m. at the Concord Baptist Church near Omaha with the Rev. Glenn Griffith and the Rev. Lanny Peek officiating.  Burial was in the Concord Cemetery under the direction of the Hanner Funeral Service of Naples.  Born January 7, 1923, he was a member of the Concord Baptist Church, a veteran of World War II, and had been employed with Lone Star Army Ordnance Plant and was a lifetime resident of the Omaha area.  Survivors include his wife Harvie Dee Carpenter (March 27, 1923) of Omaha; a daughter, Marvadene Banks of Omaha; three stepsons, William C. Robison of Dallas, Cecil Robison of Texarkana and Gary Robison of Longview; six brothers, James M. Carpenter of Naples, V. C. Carpenter, Floyd Kelly Carpenter and Anthony E. Carpenter, all of Omaha, Charles L. Carpenter and Dale Carpenter both of Mt. Pleasant; two sisters, Mrs. Cecil Keene of Omaha and Mrs. Pauline Barfield.
Galloway, Charles Denton "Charlie" Charlie Galloway, 94, of Omaha, died Wednesday of last week in the David Granberry Memorial Hospital at Naples after an extended illness.  Funeral services were at 3:00 p.m. Thursday at the Concord Baptist Church near Omaha with the Rev. T. P. Lee, the Rev. Glenn Griffith and the Rev. Clifford Longino officiating.  Burial was in the Concord Cemetery under the direction of the Hanner Funeral Service of Naples.  M. to Lettie E.  (Stevens) Galloway 28 November 1909; Mr. Galloway was born July 27, 1885 in Alabama, the son of Thomas M. K. & Nancy M. Patterson Galloway; Mr. Galloway moved to Morris County where he was a retired farmer and cattleman, was a member of the Concord Baptist Church.  Survivors include his wife Mrs. Lettie E. Galloway (b. May 17, 1892) of Omaha ;  three daughters Mrs. Vida Wolfenberger, Mrs. Mildred Kindsfather and Mrs. Faye Vickers, all of Omaha; a son Thomas Galloway of Omaha; 12 grandchildren; great-grand children and great-great grandchildren.
Gray, Arthur Lee

GRAY, ARTHUR LEE                                                                                    January 28, 1900 -- August 13, 1980

Arthur Gray, 80, of Omaha, died Wednesday of last week at the David Granberry Memorial Hospital in Naples.  Funeral services were at 2 p.m., Thursday at the Concord Baptist Church near Omaha with the Rev. Glenn Griffith and the Rev. Clifford Longino officiating.  Burial was in the Omaha Cemetery under the direction of the Hanner Funeral Service of Naples.  Mr. Gray was a farmer and a member of the Concord Baptist Church.  He had been a lifetime resident of the Omaha area.  Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Cecil Gray of Omaha; two sons, Eddie Gray and Weymond Gray, both of Omaha; a sister, Hazel Boozer of Dallas; two stepsons, Willie Giles Smith of Naples and Edward Smith of Daingerfield; a stepdaughter, Nancy Johnston of Daingerfield; 15 grandchildren and a number of great grandchildren.  (E Row 5)

Richards, Bobby E. Bobby Richards, 48, of Omaha died at the David Granberry Memorial Hospital in Naples Sunday.  Funeral services were at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, at the First Baptist Church of Omaha with the Rev. Clifford Longino officiating.  Burial was in the Concord Cemetery near Omaha.   Born in Morris County, the son of Belton L. & Alvis J. Richards; he  lived in the Omaha area all of his life.  He was employed with Lone Star Steel Company.  Survivors include his wife, Gloria of Paris, Texas; a daughter Robin Richards of Arkadelphia, Arkansas; a son Ricky Richards of Texarkana;  brother Anthony Richards of Omaha and B. L. Richards, Jr.
Russell, Florence B.

RUSSELL, FLORENCE B TALLEY                                                             January 17, 1903 October 21, 1980

FLORENCE B RUSSELL, 77, of Omaha, died Tuesday night, October 21, 1980, at the Elmwood Nursing Home in Omaha. Funeral services were at 3 pm, Thursday, October 23, at the Concord Baptist Church near Omaha with the Rev. Glenn Griffith and the Rev. Clifford Longino officiating.  Burial was in the Concord Cemetery. Survivors include two sons, Charles R. Russell of Mt. Pleasant, and Carl Russell of Dallas; seven sisters, Mrs. Maurice Simpson of Naples, and Mrs. Wayne Gilstrap, Mrs. B. C. Vickers, Mrs. Joe Clayton, Mrs. Lee Roy Kimmell, Mrs. Dan Clayton, and Mrs. Gilbert Gibson, all of Omaha; three grandsons, and a number of nieces and nephews.  She was the wife of John W. Russell and daughter of Robert Lee and Florence Lenora Cabaniss Talley.   (Row 30A SEC)

Smith, Marvin Husband of Ethel Clayton Smith, b. 13 June 1890  - d. 8 September 1960 (daughter Augusta Franklin Clayton & Sarah Elizabeth (Hall) Clayton).  Survived by a daughter and son-in-law Johnnie Mae and Emery Parker and a son and daughter-in-law J. D. and Irma Jean Harvey Smith.
Stevens, Charlie H.

STEVENS, CHARLIE H.                                                                              May 18, 1890 -- June 23, 1980

A resident of Route1, Mount Pleasant, C. H. (Charlie) Stevens died at Titus County Memorial Hospital on Monday, June 23, 1980 at 7:10 p.m. at the age of 90 years.  He was born May 18,1890 in Titus County, was a farmer and a member of the Concord Baptist Church.  Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Bates-Cooper-Weems Chapel with burial in Concord Cemetery.  He is survived by his wife Hettie ad one daughter, Mrs. Ab Cook of Mount Pleasant; one son, Morris Stevens of Mount Pleasant and one grandchild.  Also four sisters, Mrs. Lula Parham of Mount Parham; Mrs. Mamie Lilly and Mrs. Lettie Galloway both of Omaha, and Mrs. Cleora Stevens of Rocky Branch.  (SW Row 2)

Vaughn, Woodie Mae

Woodie Mae Vaughn, 74, of Omaha, died Saturday at the David Granberry Memorial Hospital in Naples.  Funeral services were at 3:00 p.m. Monday at the Hanner Funeral Home Chapel in Naples with Horace Hampton, Bill Northam and Jamie Duncan officiating.  Burial was in the Concord Cemetery near Omaha under the direction of the Hanner Funeral Service.  Mrs. Vaughn was a member of the Naples Church of Christ and a lifetime resident of the Omaha area.  Married to Obie Vaughn 7 January 1924. 

Survivors include her husband, Obie T. Vaughn of Omaha; two daughters, Joan Cook of Omaha and Kathleen Critz of Dallas; three grandchildren Debi Bulin, Amy & Brandon Cook;  and a number of nieces and nephews, also son Charles Wendell Vaughn.  Serving as pallbearers were nephews and included J. L. Crow, Donald Crow, Billy Roberts, Bill Kennedy, Lonnie Walters, Kenneth Crow, Comer Kennedy, Paul Ray Kennedy and J. C. Traylor.

Walker, Ada B. Talley

WALKER, ADA B. TALLEY                                                                      October 26, 1883 -- December 27, 1980

Ada B. Walker, 97, of Hughes Springs died Saturday in a local nursing home after a lengthy illness.  Services were held Monday at the Concord Baptist Church in Omaha, with Revs. Curtis Hall and B. D. Walters officiating.  Burial was in the Concord Cemetery under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home.  Mrs. Walker was born in 1883 in Alabama.  She was a resident of the area for 87 years.  She was of the Baptist faith.  Survivors include seven sons, Raymond Walker, Mack Walker, and Morris Walker, all of Omaha, J. D. Walker of Mt. Pleasant, Woodson Walker, Wylie Walker, and Obie Walker, all of Hughes Springs; three daughters, Ivy Strube and Olline Flori, both of Seminole, and Nellie Smith of Littlefield; three sisters, Rose Maddox and Lillie Brown, both of Shawnee, OK, and Parilee Robinson of Albuquerque, NM; 21 grandchildren, 51 great-grandchildren; 33 great-great-grandchildren; and one great-great-great  grandchild.  Pallbearers:  Robert Strube, Cecil Strube, J. R. Walker, Guy Walker, Billy Mack Walker,

Jackie Walker, W. T. Walker,Jr., Craig Flori, Stephen Flori, Robert Flori, Danny Walker, Bobby Walker.  Organist: Mrs. Mary Joyce Welch.  Vocalist Guy Walker  (SE Row 27)  

 

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