Obituaries - 1981
|Baker, Winfred Rex
BAKER, WINFRED REX
January 29, 1926 – January 5, 1981
Winfred Rex Baker, 54,
of Omaha, died at 8:00 p.m. Monday January 5, 1981, at his home.
Funeral services were on January 7 at the Bates-Cooper-Weems Funeral
Home chapel in Mt. Pleasant with burial in the Concord Cemetery near
Omaha with the Rev. Glenn Griffith, the Rev. Tommy Horn and the Rev.
Caroll Jones officiating. Mr. Baker was born January 29, 1926 in
Tuttle, OK. and was a rancher, a veteran of World War II and was a
member of the Concord Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Murl,
of Omaha; a daughter Mrs. Betty Hinton of Mt. Pleasant; a son, Gary
Baker of Mt. Pleasant; his parents Mr. & Mrs. W. J. Baker of Mt.
Pleasant; six grandchildren; one great grandchild; one brother, Jerry
Baker of Mt. Pleasant; and five sisters, Laverne Perkins of Las Cruces,
N. M., Wanda Spencer of Roswell, N. M., Earline Terry and Joy Roach both
of Mt. Pleasant and Aletta Riley of Arlington. (Row 40 NE)
|Ball, Francis Lee
BALL, FRANCIS LEE
August 2, 1914 - February
BALL, 66, of Omaha, died Feb. 6, at St. Luke's Hospital in Houston. Mr.
Ball was born Aug. 2, 1914. Funeral services were Sunday, Feb. 8, 1981
at the Bates-Cooper-Weems Funeral Home chapel in Mt. Pleasant with the
Rev. Glenn Griffith officiating. Burial was in the Concord Cemetery with
nephews and fellow-workers serving as pallbearers. Mr. Ball was a member
of the Concord Baptist Church and was retired from the Union Carbide
Chemical Company at Texas City after being employed there 31 years.
Survivors include his wife, Vera Lynn Honea Ball of Omaha; two
daughters, Mrs. Ann Hume and Mrs. Glenda Butler, both of Kingwood, TX;
two granddaughters, DeAnna Hume of Omaha and Elizabeth Butler of
Kingwood; and a son-in-law, Tom Butler of Kingwood. ( M June 4, 1937)
|Barrier, Aileen Hall
July 2, 1905 – February 18, 1981
Aileen Hall Barrier, 75,
of Omaha, died Wednesday of last week at the David Granberry Memorial
Hospital in Naples after a sudden illness. Funeral services were at 2
pm, Friday at the Hanner Funeral Home Chapel in Naples with the Rev.
Clifford Longino and the Rev. Henry Weston officiating. Burial was in
the Omaha Cemetery. Mrs. Barrier was born July 2, 1905. She was a
member of the First Methodist Church of Omaha, a lifetime resident of
Omaha, and a member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Survivors include a son, Charles Barrier of Houston; a daughter, Mary
Ann Edgar of Houston; two sisters, Jewel Melton and Lorene Davis, both
of Omaha; and five grandchildren. Aileen was preceded in death by
her husband, Charles Henry on August 29, 1969. (G Row 6)
March 21, 1902 – October 8, 1981
Mearl Belyeu, 79, of Omaha, died Thursday of last week at the David
Granberry Memorial Hospital at Naples. Funeral services were at 3 pm,
Saturday 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 Hanner Funeral Service of Naples.
Mr. Belyeu was born March 21, 1902. He was a retired employee of Lone
Star Steel Company, and was a member of the Concord Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Zelda Ranes Belyeu of Omaha; one son,
Leonard Belyeu of Omaha; a brother, H. D. Belyeu of Omaha; two sisters,
Ovie Boozer and Dovie McCollum, both of Omaha; four grandchildren and
eight great grandchildren. (K Row 6 BL 19)
|Fields, John Patrick Sr.
FIELDS, JOHN PATRICK SR.
July 28, 1897 -- March 19, 1981
John Patrick Fields Sr.,
83, of Mt. Pleasant, died Thursday at his home after a lengthy illness.
Funeral services were at 2 p.m., Saturday at the Concord Baptist Church
near Omaha, with the Rev. Glenn Griffith, the Rev. Doyle Rust, and the
Rev. David Gilmer officiating. Burial was in the Concord Cemetery. Mr.
Fields was born July 28, 1897 in Georgia, was a member of the Concord
Baptist Church and was retired from the Cotton Belt Railroad. Survivors
include his wife, Pearl Fields of Mt. Pleasant; two sons, J. P. Fields
Jr., of Hughes Springs, and Eddie Fields of Claremont, NH; six
daughters, Edith St. Clair and Betty Palistrant, both of Dallas, Geneva
Mims of Euless, TX, Christine McNutt of Mt. Pleasant, Lois Lambert of
Daingerfield, and Mary Lee Aultman of Porterville, CA; three sisters,
Minnie Russell of Glenrose, TX, Fern Estes of Omaha, and Bonnie McMillan
of DeKalb; one brother, Earnest Fields of Omaha; 23 grandchildren, and
23 great-grandchildren. (NE Row 29)
|Stevens, Wilber Pat
STEVENS, WILBER PAT
May 4, 1939 – November 2,
42, of Longview, formerly of Omaha, died Tuesday of last week. Funeral
services were at 10 am, Thursday at the Hanner Funeral Home chapel in
Naples with Bishop Kent Josephson officiating. Burial was in the
Concord Cemetery near Omaha. Mr. Stevens was a 1957 graduate of Paul H
Pewitt High School and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter
Day Saints. He was a former employee of T & N Warehouse Co. Survivors
include his wife, Jean Stevens of Longview; two sons, Mark J. Stevens
and Matthew W. Stevens of Ore City; a daughter, Twilynn Renee Stevens of
Ore City; a brother, Charles G Stevens of Omaha; a sister Elouise
Tenbrook of Muskogee, OK; and Roselyn C Adams of Ore City, mother of the
children. (Row 25 SE)
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