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Obituaries - 1988

Boozer, Allen BOOZER, ALLEN                                                                                          January 29, 1910 - August 4, 1988

Allen Boozer, 78, of Omaha, died Thursday August 4, 1988 at the Elmwood Nursing Home at Omaha. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Saturday August 6 at the Concord Baptist Church near Omaha with the Rev. Glenn Griffith and the Rev. Mike Thompson officiating. Burial was in the Concord Cemetery under the direction of the Hanner Funeral Service of Naples. Mr. Boozer was born January 29, 1910 in Texas. He was a retired employee of Lone Star Steel Company and a member and Deacon of the Concord Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife Ovie McCollum Boozer of Omaha; one son Wendell Boozer of Texarkana and one daughter, Doris Sosebee of Richardson TX; one sister Maggie Lee Branch of Longview ; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.  (Row 38 NE)

Carpenter, Josie

CARPENTER, JOSIE                                                                                    June 3, 1886 - January 7, 1988

Mrs. Josie Carpenter, 101, of Omaha, died Thursday, January 7, 1988 at her son’s home in Texarkana, AR of natural causes. Services were at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, January 9 at Hanner Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Clifford Longino officiating. Burial was at the Concord Cemetery near Omaha.  Mrs. Carpenter was born June 3, 1886 in Alabama.  She and her late husband, John C. Carpenter, moved to Texas early in their married life and made their home in the Concord community near Omaha.  The couple reared a family of eight children, four sons and four daughters.  She lived most of the rest of her life in or near Omaha.  She saw a lot of East Texas history in the making.  When Texas celebrated its sesquicentennial in 1986, Mrs. Carpenter was celebrating her 100th birthday.  Preceding her in death were her husband and five children: Paul Carpenter, Carl Carpenter, J. D Carpenter, Ann Moor and Lille Collins.  Survivors include one son Ode Carpenter of Texarkana and two daughters, Pearl Rothwell of Longview and Bertha Collins of Daingerfield. 35 grandchildren;  and numerous great-children; and great-great grandchildren. FHM.  (Row 35 NE)

Collins, Bertha Mae Carpenter COLLINS, BERTHA MAE CARPENTER                                                  May 7, 1910 - August 11, 1988

Bertha Mae Collins, 78, of Daingerfield, died Thursday August 11 in a Shreveport hospital.  Funeral services were Saturday August 13 at 10:30 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Daingerfield with the Rev. Norman Crisp officiating.  Burial was in the Concord Cemetery near Omaha under the direction of Hanner Funeral Service of Naples.  Mrs. Collins was born May 7, 1910 in the Concord community.  She was a member of the Rocky Branch Baptist Church and was a retired employee of the Daingerfield school system.  Survivors include three sons James Collins of Daingerfield, Harold Collins of Longview, and Wiley Collins Sr. of Arlington; six daughters, Dorothy Hicks of Naples, Beatrice Woods of Arlington, Joyce Messerly of Irving, June Sullivan of Denver CO, Kay Stansell of Shreveport, and Gay Fliner of Royce City; one brother Odie Carpenter of Texarkana; a sister Pearl Rothwell of Longview; 23 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren.  (Mrs. Collins was married to Wallace W. Collins, b. 26 April 1907, d. 9 November 1963.)  (Row 28 SE)

Galloway, Lettie Elizabeth

GALLOWAY, LETTIE ELIZABETH                                                           May 17, 1892 - April 17, 1988

Lettie Galloway, 95, of Omaha, died Sunday, April 17, at David Granberry Memorial Hospital after a long illness.  Services were at 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, at Concord Baptist Church with the Rev. Glenn Griffith and the Rev. Michael Thompson officiating.  Burial was in the Concord Cemetery.  Mrs. Galloway was born May 17, 1892 in Morris County to William M. and Lucinda Cabaniss Stevens.  She was a member of the Concord Baptist Church and was married to Charles D. Galloway on November 28, 1909.  Survivors include one son, Thomas I. Galloway of Omaha; three daughters Vida L. Wolfenberger and Mildred Nona Kindsfather both of Omaha, Faye Vickers of Daingerfield; two sisters Cleora Stevens of Daingerfield and Lula Parham of Mt. Pleasant, TX; 12 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great grandchildren.  (Row 37 NE)

Gattis, Charles Richard

GATTIS, CHARLES RICHARD                                                                  March 7, 1944 - December 4, 1988

Charles Richard Gattis, 44, of Omaha, died Sunday December 4, 1988 in Dallas.  Memorial services were at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, December 6, at the Concord Baptist Church near Omaha, with the Rev. Mike Thompson and the Rev. Glenn Griffith officiating.  Mr. Gattis was born March 7, 1944.  He was a retired U. S. Navy Chief Petty Officer (ASC U.S. Navy Vietnam), and worked at DeBoer Trucking Company.  He had lived in Omaha for two years.  Survivors include his wife, Sue Gattis of Omaha; four sons Timothy Gattis and Adam Gattis both of Omaha, Tommy Glen Gattis of Jacksonville, FL and Richard Lee Gattis of Huntsville; his mother and stepfather, Flora and Cecil Hunt of New Caney; four brothers Lee Gattis of Troup, Bill Gattis of Poughkeepsie, AR, Wayne Gattis Jacksonville and Ray Gattis of Houston and four sisters, Brenda Armstrong of New Caney, Hazel Croft of Palestine, Mary Snow of New Caney and Sandra Sanford of Houston.   (Buried at sea; marker at Concord Cemetery)

Jackson, Nathan Allen

JACKSON, NATHAN ALLEN                                                                     January 6, 1988 - March 5, 1988

Nathan Allen Jackson, infant son of Henry and Nancy Clayton Jackson of Hughes Springs, died Saturday, March 5 at Titus Co. Memorial Hospital.  Services were at 3:00 pm Monday, March 7 at the Concord Baptist Church near Omaha with the Rev. Dale Reed and the Rev. Michael Thompson officiating.  Burial was in the Concord Cemetery. Nathan was born Jan 6, 1988 in Mt. Pleasant, TX.  Other survivors include one sister Stacie Jackson of Hughes Springs; his maternal grandparents Frank and Reita Clayton of Omaha; his paternal grandfather T. A. Jackson of DeKalb; his paternal great-grandmother Mrs. Catherine Anderson of Anadarko, OK; his maternal great-grandmother Mrs. Clyde Clayton of Omaha and a number of aunts, uncles and cousins. (Row 40 NE)

Kimmel, Jennie Talley

KIMMEL, JENNIE TALLEY                                                                     August 27, 1900 – May 27, 1988

MRS. JENNIE TALLEY KIMMEL, age 87, of Omaha, Texas, died Friday, May 27, 1988, in Houston.  Funeral service was held at 2 pm, Sunday at the Concord Baptist Church in Omaha, with Rev. John Dowden officiating and interment in the Concord Cemetery.  She is survived by one son, J. D. Kimmel of Houston, two daughters: Mrs. Ruth Nordmeyer, and Mrs. Bobbie Ann Larkins, both of Houston; six sisters: Mrs. Mary Gibson, Mrs. Ruby Clayton, Mrs. Clyde Clayton, Mrs. Bobbie Lee Vickers and Mrs. Annie Mae Gilstrap, all of Omaha, and Mrs. Montie Evelyn Simpson of Naples; six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Omaha and a former resident of Houston.  (Row 6 SW)

Laing, William David LAING, WILLIAM DAVID                                                                        November 22, 1926 - July 17, 1988

William David Laing, 61, of Cookville, died Sunday, July 17, 1988 at the Physicians Nursing Home in Mt. Pleasant, TX. Funeral services for Mr. Laing were at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 19, at Bates-Cooper-Weems Funeral Home Chapel in Mt. Pleasant, with burial services at the Concord Cemetery near Omaha.  Officiating were Jamie Duncan and Johnny Mack Brown.  Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Eva Laing of Cookville; his mother, Mrs. Norma Laing of Mt. Pleasant; two step-sons, David Riddle of Jacksonville, FL and Jess Riddle of Portland, OR; a step-daughter, Nonie Bailey of Winnsboro, LA; two step-grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Beth Hoag of Mt. Pleasant and a brother, Alexander Laing of Mt. Pleasant, TX.  (Row 7 SW)

Morris, Loven Loven Morris, 92, of Omaha, died Monday, November 28 at David Granberry Memorial Hospital in Naples.  Services were at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 30, at Hanner Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Mike Thompson officiating.  Burial was in the Concord Cemetery.  Survivors include his wife, Sallie Galloway Morris of Horatio, AR; two sons, R. D. Morris of Jefferson, Harold E. Morris of Dallas, one daughter, Emma Jean Jaeger of Horation, AR; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Oney, Claudene Carson Lancaster ONEY, CLAUDENE CARSON LANCASTER                                          January 5, 1917 – October 1, 1988

Claudene Lancaster Olney, 71, of Gilmer, died Saturday October 1 at Medical Center Hospital in Tyler following a lengthy illness.  Services were at 2 p.m. Monday October 3 at the Concord Baptist Church near Omaha.  Burial was in the Concord Cemetery.  Mrs. Olney was a nurse by profession and a member of the United Methodist Church.  Survivors include three sons Don Lancaster of Dallas, Carson Lancaster of Ben Wheeler and Lawrence Lancaster of Tyler; one daughter Claudia Dodd of Gilmer; two sisters Sibyl Glover of Omaha and Arliss Riley of Hughes Springs and 11 grandchildren.  (NE Row 15)

Palmore, Lucille Vaught

PALMORE, LUCILLE VAUGHT                                                               April 18, 1907 - February 28, 1988

Lucille Palmore, 80, of Omaha, died Sunday, February 28 at David Granberry Memorial Hospital, Naples, TX of natural causes.  Services were at the First United Methodist Church of Naples on Tuesday, March 1, at 3:00 p.m. with the Rev. David Lanagan and the Rev. Woodrow Holcomb officiating.  Burial was in the Concord Cemetery at Omaha.  Mrs. Palmore was born April 18, 1907.  She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Naples, a retired employee of Day & Zimmermann Inc. and a lifetime resident of Naples.  Survivors include one son Will James Palmore of Naples; one daughter Emma Jean Baker of Dallas; four sisters Juanita Beasley of Austin, Sybil Furr of Dallas, Tula McFearin of Mt. Pleasant and Vallarie Rutland of New Boston; three grandchildren Stacy Masters of Dallas, Melinda Tritico of Tacoma, WA and Jimmy Palmore of Naples and one great-granddaughter, Amelia Michelle Tritico of Tacoma. (Row 38 NE)

Smith, Ida L. Watson

SMITH, IDA L. WATSON                                                                            October 7, 1886 - April 27, 1988

Ida Smith, 101 years of age, of Omaha, died Wednesday, April 27, 1988 at the Elmwood Nursing Home in Omaha, after a lengthy illness.  Funeral services were at 4 p. m. Friday April 29, at the Concord Baptist Church near Omaha with the Rev. Harold Amerson officiating.  Burial was in the Concord Cemetery.  Mrs. Smith was born October 7, 1886 in Texas.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Cookville.  Survivors include a daughter Myrtle Deaton of Omaha; a brother Emmett Watson of Naples; a sister Alice Denny of Cookville; one grandchild; one step-grandchild; three great-grandchildren; and five great-great grandchildren. (Ida Smith married Eddie Smith., March 10, 1907) (Row 12 NW)


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