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Boozer, Birdie Tigert

Wife of Roy Boozer, d/o George W. and Cattie” JUSTISS; sis/o Joe, Johnie, Dee, Louis, Emerald Lee, Wilton, Lucy and Ruby; ch Howard C. Johnny J., & Willie Jo Jensen; hsiso Josephine Terrell & Mildred Terrell, George Jr., Bobby Ray, & Billy Gene (Roy Boozer  b. 27 August 1898, d. 23 September 1972);  Masonic Emblem; b/o Howard, Allen Maggie Lee & Irene Morris; s/o John J. & Emmaline ALLEN Bozer.)

Carpenter, Dale U.

CARPENTER, DALE U                                                                               March 6, 1938 - November 23, 1982

Son of Blanche Lamont & James Willis Carpenter, brother to Marvin, Velta C., Floyd Kelly, Anthony, James M., Charles, Ellis, Lindell, Milton, Maxine Keene and Pauline Barfield.   (Row 35 SE)

Haywood, Mary Alice Rivers

HAYWOOD, MARY ALICE RIVERS                                                        January 6, 1895 - June 10, 1982

Mary Alice Haywood was the daughter of Oscar J. & Laura J.Clayton Rivers.  She married Shirley J. Haywood who was born January 9, 1891 and died January 28, 1978.  She was survived by a daughter, Edward Mavis Haywood Smith and a granddaughter Shirley, as well as a grandson, Winston Haywood, Jr.  She was preceded in death by granddaughters Judy Haywood and Alice Roberta Haywood.  Mary Alice’s siblings were Anys Leon Rivers, Conley C. Rivers, Frank Rivers, Ivy Rivers and Ida Bam Rivers.  (Row 15 NE)

Johnson, Viva Mae Davis

JOHNSON, VIVA MAE DAVIS                                                                 1908 –  April 20, 1982

 Viva Mae Johnson, 73, of Daingerfield, died April 20, 1982, at Hospital in the Pines near Daingerfield.  Funeral services were Thursday, April 22, at 2 p.m., at the Nail-Haggard Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. T. P. Lee and the Rev. Ed Young officiating.  Burial was in the Concord Cemetery near Omaha.  Mrs. Johnson was a native of Morris County and a member of the Concord Baptist Church.  Serving as pallbearers were grandsons Mike Allen, Marty Collins, Edwin Collins, Jim Collins, Mike Johnson, Doug Coleman, Donnie Doss and Scott Johnson.  Survivors include two sons, Earnest Ladell Johnson of Houston, and Danny Ray Johnson of Lawton, OK; four daughters, Mary Ida Allen of Daingerfield, Viva Ann Stokes of Aurora, CO, Linda Joyce Collins of Beaumont, and Marsha Christine Attaway of DeSoto, TX; two brothers, James Odie Davis of Omaha and James E. Davis II, of Mt. Pleasant; two sisters, Lucille Galloway of Omaha and Verna C. Lawhon of Baytown; 25 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.  (Row 34 NE)

Jones, Creona Lois Cook

JONES, CREONA LOIS COOK                                                                  July 14, 1906 – September 17, 1982

LOIS JONES, 76, of Omaha, died Friday in a Naples hospital after a lengthy illness.  Services were at 3 pm Sunday at Concord Baptist Church with the Rev. Glenn Griffith and the Rev. Clifford Longino officiating.  Burial was in the Concord Cemetery.  Mrs. Jones was born July 14, 1906, in Alabama.  She was a retired employee of Red River Army Depot,  a member of the Concord Baptist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star.  Survivors include one daughter, Myra Tucker of Richardson; two sons, Tob Jones of Mt. Pleasant and Ray Jones of Daingerfield; two sisters, Arvella Cook of Omaha and Myrtle Collins of Blum; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. (She was the wife of Henry Melton who was born April 25,1904 and died March 14, 1942.)  (Row 31 SE)

McCollum, Marvin D.

MCCOLLUM, MARVIN D.                                                                       September 9, 1907 – November 11, 1982

Marvin D. McCollum, 75, of Omaha, died Thursday of last week in a Mt. Pleasant hospital following a brief illness.  Services were at 3 pm Friday at the Concord Baptist Church, near Omaha, with the Rev. Glenn Griffith, the Rev. Dale Webster and Jamie Duncan officiating.  Burial was in the Concord Cemetery under the direction of Hanner Funeral Home of Naples.  Mr. McCollum was born September 9, 1907.  He was a retired employee of Lone Star Steel Company, member of the Concord Baptist Church and a lifetime resident of Omaha.  Survivors include his wife, Dovie McCollum of Omaha; two sons, Albert Mack McCollum and M. D. McCollum, both of Mt. Pleasant; two daughters, Dorothy Gaddis of Duncanville and Melba Webster of Kansas City; one brother, Earl McCollum of Omaha; one sister, Ruby Smith of Paris; 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.  (NE Row 39)

McCollum, Robert Lee

MCCOLLUM, ROBERT LEE                                                                  April 5, 1917 -- November 14, 1982 

Robert Lee (Bud) McCollum, 65, of Omaha, died Sunday, Nov. 14, at his home following a sudden illness.  Funeral services were at 2 p.m., Tuesday at the Hanner Funeral Home chapel in Naples, with the Rev. Lanny Peek officiating.  Burial was in the Springhill Cemetery near Omaha.  Servinc as pallbearers were nathan Tefteller, Johnny Boozer, Vernon Robison, L. J. Forsythe, Tommy Beggs and Bobby Lineberger.  Named as honorary pallbearers were Henry Pegues and Olen Smith.  Mr. McCollum was born April 5, 1917, at Omaha, and was the son of Pearl Phillips McCollum and the late Arthur McCollum.  He was a member of the Rocky Branch Baptist Church, a past law enforcement officer for Morris County, an employee of Broseco Ranch, and a life-long mechanic.  Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Hall McCollum of Omaha; four sons, James, Danny and Randy McCollum, all of Omaha, and Jerry McCollum of Naples; a daughter, Mrs. Frieda Johnson of Omaha; his mother, Mrs. Pearl McCollum of Naples; two sisters, Mrs. Lucille Floyd, of Dallas and Mrs. Polly Little of Honey Grove, TX; a brother, W. G. (Tac) McCollum of Dallas; seven grandchildren, ten nieces and nephews, and a host of friends.    (NE Row 10)

Rivers,  William T.  Ross

Ross Rivers, 93 of Omaha, died Wednesday of last week in a Mt. Pleasant hospital following a long illness.  Funeral services  were at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Hanner Funeral Home chapel in Naples, with the Rev. Glenn Griffith officiating.  Burial was in the Concord Cemetery near Omaha.  Mr. Rivers was born Aug 30, 1888, in Omaha.  He was a retired farmer and a member of the Concord Baptist Church.  Survivors include two sons, A. L. Rivers of Omaha, and Ernest Rivers of College Station; a brother Ivy Rivers of Shreveport, LA; two sisters, Alice Haywood of Texarkana, AR and Ida Watson of Naples; three grandchildren, four great grandchildren and one great, great grandchild.  m. 25 December 1912 to  Lela B. (Garrett)  b. 30 August  1897, d. 21 September  1973, Lela  sis of Emanuel Garrett,   Ross the son of Laura J. (Clayton) b. 16 October 1870 - d. November 1935  and Oscar J. Rivers, b. 1861, d. October 1934; Ross is the brother of Frank,  (b. 12 August 1893, d. 10 October 1902)  brother Conley b. 1890, d. 1915 and Conley’s wife Della b. 1893, d. 1911),  Ivy Rivers and sisters Mary Alice Rivers Haywood and Ida Bam Rivers Watson;   two sons  Anys Leon Rivers (married 5 September 1930 to Lelia)   & Ernest Demair Rivers. 

Tigert, Cleola Garrett

Cleola Tigert, 95 of Lone Star, died Sunday in a Morris County hospital of natural causes.  Services were at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Concord Baptist Church near Omaha, with the Rev. Glenn Griffith and the Rev. Norman Crisp officiating.  Burial was in the Concord Cemetery.  Mrs. Tigert was born March 14, 1887, in Texas.  Survivors include eight sons, Judge Smith of Omaha, Ruben W. Smith, George Tigert, Jr., Bobby Ray Tigert, and Billy gene Tigert, all of Shreveport, Johnny Tigert of Daingerfield, E. L. Tigert of DeKalb and Wilton Tigert of Austin; six daughters Opal Rivers of Shreveport, Dovie Churchwell of Omaha, Josephine Terrell of Lone Star, Mildred Terrell of Daingerfield, Lucy McCollum of Naples and Ruby Ivy of Gladewater, one brother Bryant Garrett of Mt. Pleasant, 49 grandchildren, 104 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great grandchildren.

Tigert, Louis Anglo

Louis Anglo Tigert, 74, of Omaha, died Wednesday, May 26, 1982 in a Texarkana hospital.  Funeral services were at 2:30 p.m., Friday, at the Concord Baptist Church near Omaha with the Rev. Nolan Richey and the Rev. Glenn Griffith officiating.  Burial was in the Concord Cemetery.  Mr. Tigert was a lifetime resident of Omaha, was a Baptist and a retired employee of Lone Star Steel Company.  Survivors include his wife, Mary Attress Tigert of Omaha, three daughters Eula Miller of Douglassville, Jo Ann Hardwick of Tyler and Eva Marlar of Omaha; two sons Lee Anglo Tigert of Alvin, TX and Pal Tigert of Omaha; eight brothers  Wilton Tigert of Austin, Johnny Tigert of Daingerfield, George Tigert, Bobby Ray Tigert, Billy Gene Tigert and Reuben Smith all of Shreveport, and Judge Smith of Omaha; seven sisters Lucy McCollum of Naples, Birdie Boozer and Dovie Churchwell both of Omaha, Emma Lee Tigert of DeKalb, Ruby Ivy of Gladewater, Josephine Terrell of Lone Star, Mildred Terrell of Daingerfield, and Opal Rivers of Shreveport; and his stepmother, Ollie Tigert of Lone Star; and ten grandchildren.;   m. to Mary Attress Blair, born in Swink, OK, sister of Steve Blair, Nancy Pendergrass, Katie Willingham, Molean Martin & Horton Boozer.

 

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