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Adcock, Melvin Eugene "Gene"

ADCOCK, MELVIN EUGENE “GENE”                                                     September 24, 1927 – August 4, 1999

Services for Mr. Melvin Eugene “Gene” Adcock, 71, of Daingerfield, were held Saturday, August 7, 1999 at Bradfield Chapel Methodist Church with the Rev. Ernest Harris officiating.  Mr. Adcock was born September 24, 1927 in Bessemer, AL and died Wednesday, August 4, 1999 in Longview.  He was a member of the Bradfield Chapel Methodist Church and the United Steelworkers of America.  He was retired from Lone Star Steel.  Survivors include two daughters and son-in-law, Mary and Michael McLarty of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Jean Marie Starling of Gulfport, MS; one sister, Mary Edna Wright of Manchester, TN; one granddaughter and two grandsons.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Winnie Marie Adcock.  Burial was in Woodlawn Memorial Park in Hughes Springs. (Location Unknown)

Barber, Elbridge

BARBER, ELBRIDGE                                                                                 March 3, 1942 – August 1, 1999

Services for Mr. Elbridge “Burt” Barber, 57, of Naples, were Friday, August 6, 1999, at Morning Star Baptist Church with the Rev. C. E. Williams officiating.  Mr. Barber was born March 3, 1942, in Marietta.  He died Sunday, August 1, 1999 in Mt. Pleasant.  He was a maintenance worker and a Baptist.  Survivors include his mother, Evada Barber of Naples; three sisters, Vertis Whetstone of Naples, Delois Connally of Dallas and Marcel Wilson of Chicago.  Burial was in Morning Star Cemetery.  (Sec D, Left at Fork bet A & C)

Beasley, Sibyl Sibyl Beasley, 94, died Sunday, January 3, 1999, at the SunRise Care and Rehabilitation Center of Omaha.  Mrs. Beasley was born November 19, 1904 in Omaha.  She was a member of Concord Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her husband W. M. Beasley in 1991.  Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, W. C. and Rowene Beasley and Thomas and Marie Beasley of Omaha; three grandchildren Dr. Billy C. Beasley of Oak Grove, LA., Penny Ann Knight of Naples and Mary Kay Cline of Omaha; six great-grandchildren.  Services were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, January 5 at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Nolan Richey officiating. Interment was  at Concord Cemetery.
Bray, Bernice "Jim"

BRAY, BERNICE                                                                                            June 1, 1920 – January 14, 1999

Bernice “Jim” Bray, 78, of Naples, died Thursday, Jan. 14, 1999, in a local medical center. Services were held at 1 pm, Sunday, January 17, at Norris S. Curry CME Church with O. T. Williams and the Rev. George Rowe officiating.  Burial was held in Morning Star Cemetery under direction of Tumey Mortuary.  Mrs. Bray was born June 1, 1920, in Dalby Springs.  She was a homemaker and member of Norris S. Curry CME Church.  Survivors include one brother and sister-in-law, Albert and Patricia Lollis of Texarkana; one special cousin, Willie Pearl Boyd of Naples; and a number of other relatives.  (Sec C; Left South Side)

Brumley, Edna

BRUMLEY, EDNA                                                                                          February 10, 1918 – March 20, 1999

Graveside services for Mrs. Edna Brumley, 81, of New London were conducted Tuesday, March 23, 1999 at Spring Hill Cemetery.  Mrs. Brumley was born Feb 10, 1918, in Omaha.  She died Saturday, March 20,1999, in a Dallas nursing home.  Mrs. Brumley was a member of New Londaon Baptist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Emmitt Brumley and one son, Harold.  Survivors include four sons, Rex of TN, Richard of Anahuac, Wayne of Dallas and Gary of Corpus Christi; four daughters and two sons-in-law, Hazel Harvey of Gatesville, Joy and Bill Taylor of Bulverde, Jean Thornton of Great Falls, MT, and Virginia and Lewis Collins of Livingston; and a number of grand-and great-grandchildren.  Services were under the direction of Alexander Funeral Home.  (NW Row 8)

Byrd, Vernon

BYRD, VERNON                                                                                            January 12, 1920 – July 8, 1999

Services for Mr. Vernon Byrd, 79, of Naples, will be conducted today, Wednesday, July 14, 1999 at 2 pm at Williams Chapel Baptist Church in Naples with the Rev. Nathaniel Norman officiating.  Mr. Byrd was born Jan. 12, 1920, in Morris Co.  He died July 8, 1999 in a Pittsburg hospital.  He was a farmer and a Baptist.  Survivors include two sisters, Ermaline Wilkerson of Naples and Codella Porter of Oakland, CA.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Byrd, two sisters and one brother.  Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery (Location Unknown)

Carlile, Carrie Maude

CARLILE, CARRIE MAUDE                                                                       June 14, 1930 – November 4, 1999

Services for Mrs. Carrie Maude Carlile, 69, of Henderson were Saturday, Nov. 6, 1999 at Bryan Chapel with Maurice Hill officiating.  Ms. Carlile was born June 14, 1930 in Pittsburg.  She died Thursday, Nov. 4, 1999 at Henderson Memorial Hospital after a lengthy illness.  She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church, and a retired beautician.  She had lived in Henderson for seven years and was a former resident of Naples.  Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Bill and Nickle Carlile of Pittsburg, Roger and Becky Carlile of Henderson; grandchildren, Roger Jr. and Rebekah Carlile, Christal and Joshua Carlile, all of Henderson, Buck and Bailey Carlile of Pittsburg; one great-grandson, Cannon Wayne Carlile of Henderson.  Interment was in Spring Hill Cemetery under the direction of Bryan Funeral Home in Henderson.  (Location Unknown)

Carr, Dovie Lee

CARR, DOVIE LEE                                                                                       May 18, 1906 – September 10, 1999

Services for Mrs. Dovie Lee Carr, 93, of Rocky Branch, were Monday, Sep. 13, 1999 at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Charles Swilling and Rev. Henry Grubbs officiating.  Mrs. Carr was born May 18, 1906 in AL; she died Friday, Sep.10, 1999 at SunBridge Care and Rehabilitation of Omaha.  She was a member of the Baptist Church and a lifetime resident of Rocky Branch.  Survivors include two daughters, Billie Grubbs and Virgie White, both of Hughes Springs; two sons, James Carr of Hughes Spring and Richard Carr of Longview; 20 grandchildren; 51 great-grandchildren; and 17 great-great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy Carr; one son, Cecil Hilton; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.  Pallbearers were Calvin Grubbs, Robert Grubbs, Jeremy White, Mark Carr, James Earl Carr, Cecil Gordon Carr, honorary pallbearers were Jeffrey Wayne Richardson and Royce Gayland Carr.  Interment was held in Spring Hill Cemetery.  (NW Row 5)

Cato, Leslie Jr.

CATO, LESLIE  Jr                                                                                           October 20, 1934 – January 29, 1999

Services for Leslie Allen Cato, Jr., 64, of Daingerfield were held Monday, Feb 1, 1999, at South Union Baptist Church with Rev. Neal Clark officiating.  Mr. Cato died Friday, Jan. 29, 1999, in Hughes Springs.  He was born Oct. 20, 1934 in McAlister, OK.  He was an employee of Delta Fabrication.  Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Yvonne and Martin Haley of Daingerfield; two sons and daughters-in-law, Tim and Teresa Cato of Daingerfield and Daniel and Margie Cato of Naples; one brother, George Cato of Lone Star; two sisters, Pansey Bradley of NM and Mary Nix of Bullard; and six grandchildren.  Burial was held in Blevins Cemetery under the direction of Nail-Haggard Funeral Home.  (Location Unknown)

Craig, Mrs. Dixon Bazzoon

CRAIG, DIXON BAZZOON                                                                           July 29, 1905 – February 21, 1999

Mrs. Dixon Bazzoon Craig, age 93, of Texarkana, died Sunday, February 21, 1999 in a local hospital after a lengthy illness.  Services will be held today, Wednesday, February 24, 1999 at 10 am in the Texarkana Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Larry Sims and John Pigg officiating.  Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery in Naples.  Mrs. Craig was born July 29, 1905 in Cleveland, and had lived in Texarkana since 1972.  She was a beloved wife, mother, school teacher and principal and was a member of the Walnut Street Church of Christ.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Shelby Craig, who died in 1988, and a son-in-law, Edward Virgin Kemp, who died in 1997.  She is survived by three daughters and two sons-in-law, Patricia Yvonne Craig Coker and Jack Coker of Texarkana, Margaret Lee Craig Kemp of Ruston, LA., and Shelby Jean Craig Levy and Robert Levy of Houston; 9 grandchildren and their spouses-Leon Jackson Coker, III; Michael Craig Coker and wife, Jane Hartley Coker; Elizabeth Craig Kemp; Kimberly Craig Kemp Hall and husband, Jamie Hall; Jennefer Leslee Kemp; Robert Edward Kemp and wife, Mary Lynn Schroeder Kemp; Robert Jason Levy; Malcolm Craig Levy and wife, Libby Levy; and Kyle Carter Levy; and 8 great-grandchildren: Leon Jackson Coker, IV, Neely Patricia Coker, Hollan Elizabeth Coker; Lindsey Elizabeth Coker; Margaret Ann Barrett, Rachel Katherine Barrett, Katelyn Shelby Hall, and Hartley Craig Coker. 

(SW Row 10)

Critz, Robert S. Services for Mr. Robert S. Critz, 84, were December 3, 1999 at Sparkman Crane Funeral Home Chapel.  Mr. Critz was born March 30, 1515 in Addaton, Mississippi.  He died December 1, 1999 after a lengthy illness.  He served in the U. S. Army in World War II and was a member of Disabled Veterans 175 and American Legion 511.  He was a member of the Meadow View Church of Christ and he also was a volunteer at the Veteran's Administration Hospital for 20 years.  He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Vaughn Price Critz; a stepdaughter, Debi Bulin, a brother Alvin Curtis Critz; three sisters, Edna Pope, Olean Yates and Bess Josey, several nieces and nephews.  Mrs Jerry Linker officiated.  Graveside and interment services were at Concord Cemetery, Omaha, Texas.
Davis, Rudelle Bush

DAVIS, RUDELLE BUSH                                                                                  December 3, 1907 – April 19, 1999

Services for Mrs. Rudelle Bush Davis, 91, of Omaha, will be held today, Wednesday, April 21, at 10 am with graveside services at Omaha Cemetery with Rev. Neal Thornburgh officiating.  Mrs. Davis was born December 3, 1907 in Omaha.  She died Monday, April 19, 1999. in Omaha.  She was a member of the Christian Church, a member of the Disabled American Veterans and a lifetime resident of Omaha.  She is survived by four nieces: Barbara Nix of Daingerfield, Novelle Moore of Omaha, Pat Lindgren of Burnett and Linda St Clair of Texarkana; and one nephew of Wichita Falls.  (J Row 3)

Derrick, Lewis N.

DERRICK, LEWIS N                                                                                        March 11, 1913 – August 19, 1999

Services for Mr. Lewis Derrick, 86, of Omaha, were Saturday, August 21, 1999 at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel in Naples with the Rev. Tim Sullivan, Rev. James Slack and Rev. Mike Amerson officiating.  Mr. Derrick was born March 11, 1913 in Omaha; he died Thursday, August 19, 1999 in Omaha.  He was a rancher and retired carpenter, a member and deacon of the Mt. Moriah Baptist Church and a lifetime resident of Omaha.  He and Ione were married 62 years, 9 months and 17 days.  Survivors include his wife, Ione Causey Derrick of Omaha; one son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Sharon Derrick of Omaha; two daughters and son-in-law, Mary Beth Wilson of Texarkana, Linda Lou and Pat Burke of Texarkana; one brother, Harold Derrick of Bryans Mill; two sisters, Beulah Goodwin of Cookville, Helen Measley of Omaha; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.  Pallbearers were Damien Dimaggio, Jeff Derrick, Richard Wilson, John Wilson, Mike Wilson, Morgan Rogers, Louis Tallant and Daniel Wickware.  He was preceded in death by one daughter, Virginia May in 1941.  Interment was in Omaha Cemetery.   (E Row 7)

Everett, Winnie Jewel

EVERETT, WINNIE JEWEL                                                                         May 16, 1943 – May 3, 1999

Services for Mrs. Winnie Jewel Everett, 55, of Omaha were held Saturday, May 8, 1999 at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Daingerfield under the direction of Turney Mortuary of Mt. Pleasant.  Mrs. Everett was born May 16, 1943 in Daingerfield, the daughter of Charlie and Josie Douglas.  She died Monday, May 3, 1999, at Titus Regional Medical Center in Mt. Pleasant.  She was a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Daingerfield and had worked as a production worker at Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. for 18 years.  She is survived by her mother, Josie M. Searcy of Daingerfield; sons Michael J Douglas and Willie D Douglas, both of Omaha; daughter Bobbie Ann Douglas of Omaha; brothers Charlie Douglas Jr., John L Douglas, both of Daingerfield, J.T. Shaw, Sammie Mike, both of Pittsburg, and James F Shaw of Dallas; sisters Charlie Mae Crowe of Lone Star, Mary L. Epps, Linda Smith, both of Daingerfield, Helen F. Flemming of Mims, Ethel F Stern, Rosemary Shaw, Jolynn Nelson, all of Dallas and Julie Searcy of Jacksonville; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and special friend Willie George Lafayette.  She was preceded in death by her father and one son, William Charles Douglas.  Pallbearers were Tony Walker, Christopher Birmingham, Jimmy Hendrix Eldunta Johnson, Vincent Hillman and Robert Johnson.  Honorary pallbearers were James Williams, Eddie Williams, John Mason Jr. and Eddie Hendrix.  The Rev. Bertrain Bailey officiated.  Interment was at Rivers Cemetery in Daingerfield.  (Location Unknown)

Garner, Gebo

GARNER, GEBO                                                                                          October 26, 1899 – June 3, 1999

Services for Mr.Gebo Garner, 99, of Omaha were held Monday, June 7, 1999 at Omaha First Baptist Church with the Rev. Hargrave officiating.  Mr. Garner was born October 26, 1899 in Douglassville and died Thursday, June 3, 1999, at Titus Regional Medical Center.  He was a member of Union Chapel Baptist Church in Omaha.  Survivors include one son, Alonzo Garner of Tyler; two grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.  Interment was held at Bellheaven Cemetery in Omaha under the direction of Atlanta Funeral Home.  (Right Side of Drive)

Garrett, Winnie Lou Mitchell

GARRETT, WINNIE LOU MITCHELL                                                    November 17, 1912-March 31, 1999

Services for Mrs. Winnie Lou Mitchell Garrett, 86, of Naples, were held Friday, April 2, 1999, at the Naples First Baptist Church with the Reverends Joe Dan Perkins, Tommy Weems and Bob Pearce officiating.  Mrs. Garrett was born Nov. 17, 1912 in Bodcow, AR.  She died Wednesday, Mar. 31, 1999 at Redbud Retreat Nursing Home in Naples.  She married Leon Garrett Aug. 15, 1931.  They were the owners of Garrett’s Department Store in Naples for many years.  She was a member of the Naples First Baptist Church and a longtime resident of Naples.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Leon, on June 28, 1989.  Mrs. Garrett is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Raymond and Marcel Garrett of Naples and Hershel and Linda Garrett of Nashville, AR; two daughters and sons-in-law, Lavenia and Robert Jordan of Hensley, AR and Linda and Tom Malin of Cabot, AR; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.  Pallbearers were Kevin Malin, Jimmy England, Brian England, Joe Mitchell England, Thomas Pearson and Earl Downs.  Honorary pallbearers were deacons. (Sec A Row 13)

Hart, Jonah Aubrey "Ikey"

HARTE, JONAH AUBREY “IKEY”                                                           March 30, 1925 – March 5, 1999

Jonah Aubrey (Ikey) Harte, Jr., 73, of Naples, died Friday, March 5, 1999, at St Michael’s Hospital in Texarkana.  Services were Sunday, March 7 at the First United Methodist Church in Naples, with the Rev. Dr. Dan Darby officiating.  Burial was in the Vissering Cemetery near Naples, under the direction of Alexander Funeral home, Inc., of Naples.  Mr. Harte, born March 30, 1925, in Naples, was a retired employee of Lone Star Steel Co., an avid cattleman and rancher, and a member of the First United Methodist Church of Naples.  He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Jo, and a brother, Clayton.  Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Terri and Craig Garner of Jacksonville; a granddaughter, Whittney Garner of Jacksonville; a sister and brother-in-law, Carolyn and Ben Best of Naples; a brother and sister-in-law, Forrest and Iris Harte of Lone Star; a number of nieces and nephews; and two special friends, Barbara Mongognia and Willie Pearl Boyd.  Serving as pallbearers were Ben Best Jr., Pete Brown, George Caraway, Mike Harte, Pat Tomberlain and Harry James Vissering.  (Row 5)

Higgins, Charles Edgar "Charlie"

HIGGINS, CHARLES EDGAR (CHARLIE)                                            April  27, 1919 – May 19, 1999

Services for Mr. Charles Edgar “Charlie” Higgins, 80, of Naples, were held Saturday, May 22, 1999 at First United Methodist Church of Naples with Rev. Pleas Layne and Rev. Lanny Peek officiating.  Mr. Higgins was born April 27, 1919 in Naples.  He died Wednesday, May 19, 1999 at his home.  He was a member of the Daniels Chapel Methodist Church, a retired automobile mechanic with Coker Buick, a farmer and rancher and a lifetime resident of Naples.  Survivors include his wife Bernice Higgins of Naples, three sons and daughters-in-law, Noel and June Higgins of Naples, Kenneth and Joan Higgins of Rowlett, Sam and Mary Higgins of Naples; three daughters and sons-in-law, Carol and Kelly Carpenter of Omaha, Glenna and Robert Holman of Mesquite, Brenda and Ricky Knight of Grand Prairie; four sisters, Ollie Mae Scarborough, Trina Stidham of Euless, Euna Randolph of North Richland Hills and Katie Thomas of Lake Tawakanie; 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.  Pallbearers were Floyd Irwin Carpenter, Lance Carpenter, Thomas Higgins, Charles W. Higgins, Clay Higgins, Aaron Holman, Russell Knight and Mark Knight.  (SE Row 5)

Jacobs, Omer

JACOBS, OMER                                                                                        January 3, 1914 – March 21, 1999

Services for Mr. Omer Jacobs, 85, of Naples were conducted Tuesday, March 23, 1999 at the First Baptist Church in Naples.  Mr. Jacobs was born January 3, 1914 in Naples.  He died Sunday, March 21, 1999 in Naples.  Mr. Jacobs was a retired farmer and former employee of Morris County.  He was a member of the Daniels Chapel Congregational Methodist Church and a lifetime resident of Naples.  Mr. Jacobs is survived by his wife, Emma Paralee Cobb Jacobs of Naples; two sons and daughters-in-law, Ronnie and Linda Jacobs of Houston and Charles and Dorothy Johnson of Naples; four daughters, Wanda and Glenn Ragland of Naples, Judy and Bill Robison of Marietta, Marion and Odell Birmingham of Greenville, and Ann Ellis of Campbell; one brother, Leonard Jacobs of Hughes Springs; three sisters, Kittie Williams of Naples, Ethel Byrd of Simms, Cleo Lancaster of Hughes Springs; 13 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by a son, Jim (Jake) Jacobs and a grandson, Tony Bowman.  Interment was in Spring Hill Cemetery with Bro. Pleas Layne and Bro. Lanny Peek officiating.  Ronnie Jacobs delivered the eulogy.  Pallbearers were Bo Ragland, Alan Ragland, Bobby Brumley, Wade Jones, Justin Edwards and Matt Ragland.  Alexander Funeral home of Naples was in charge of services.  (NE Row 8)

Kennedy, Thenia

KENNEDY, THENIA                                                                                  September 6, 1926 – July 17, 1999

Services for Mrs. Thenia Kennedy, 72, of Mt. Pleasant, were Monday, July 21, 1999 at the Alexander Funeral Home Chapel in Naples, with the Rev. Johnny McDill officiating.  Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery near Naples.  Mrs. Kennedy was born September 6, 1926, in Dickens.  She was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church and a longtime resident of Mt. Pleasant.  Survivors include her husband, Windell C. (Smoky) Kennedy of Mt. Pleasant; a son and daughter-in-law, Johnny and Sylvia Alexander of Mt. Pleasant; a daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Robert McCleary of Marysville, Washington; a sister, Thelma Terrell of Mt. Pleasant; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.  (NE Row 7)

Kindsfather, Mildred Galloway Services for Mildred Galloway Kindsfather, 78, of Omaha were held Saturday, April 17 at Concord Baptist Church with Rev. Nolan Richey and Rev. Glenn Griffith officiating.  Born October 3, 1920, she was a member of Concord Baptist Church, Order of the Eastern Star and a longtime resident of Omaha.  Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law Jake and Barbara Kindsfather of Social Circle, GA; two daughters, Jan Stekelenburg of Pine Mountain, GA; and Ann Kindsfather of Dayton, TN; one bother, Thomas Irvie Galloway of Brady; two sisters, Faye Vickers and Vida Wolfenburger of Omaha; four grandchildren; and one great-grand-daughter.  Interment was held at Concord Cemetery.
Lanier, M. L. "Mousey"

Services for Mr. M. L. Lanier, 83, of Daingerfield, were held Friday, April 9, 1999 at the Lilly’s Chapel Church of Christ with Bro. L. R. Sparks officiating.  Mr. Lanier was born February 4, 1916 in Stilwell, OK.  He died April 6, 1999 in Shreveport.  Mr. Lanier was retired from Lone Star Steel with 30 years of service.  He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Lanier of Daingerfield; three sons, Marlin E (Shot) and Sue Lanier of Daingerfield, Scottie Lanier of Omaha, and James Lanier of Tyler; two daughters, LaJuan Lanier of Hoods and Genevia and Charles Modisette of Laird Hill; one brother Charles Lanier of Texarkana; two sisters, Johnnie Perry of Florida and Winnie Cook of Marshall, 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.  Burial was held in the Clark Cemetery under the direction of nail-Haggard Funeral Home.  (A Row 8)

Leeves, Marion Stewart

LEEVES, MARION STEWART                                                                July 7, 1895 – March 20, 1999

Services for Mrs. Marion Stewart Leeves, 103, of Naples were Monday at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel in Naples with Dr. Dan Darby officiating.  Mrs. Leeves was born July 7, 1895 in Naples.  She died Saturday, March 20, 1999 in a Mt. Pleasant hospital.  Mrs. Leeves was a member of the First United Methodist Church and the Daughters of the American Revolution.  Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Dr. James S. and Peggy Leeves of Naples and Dr. Jerry and Winona Leeves of Conroe; six grandchildren, Jody Leeves of Naples, Dr. Jan Ann Leeves of Houston, Paul Leeves and Cheryl Leeves of Conroe, Michele Zarella of Spring and Donna Leeves of Dallas; and six great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, E. J. Leeves, in 1953.  Burial was in the Naples Cemetery.  Pallbearers included Mike Zarella, Paul Leeves, Ken Reese, Jody Crossett and Jody Leeves.  Services were under the direction of Alexander Funeral Home of Naples.  (A Row 7)

Lewis, Bennie Mae

Services for Mrs. Bennie Mae Lewis, 73, of Daingerfield, were held Thursday, May 6, 1999 at New Hope Baptist Church with Elder W E Searcy officiating.  Mrs. Lewis was born March 25, 1926 in Daingerfield.  She died Sunday, May 2, 1999, in a Longview hospital.  She was a housekeeper and member of New Hope Baptist Church.  Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Curtis and Gloria Hodge of Dallas; one daughter and one son-in-law, Marine and Billy Brown of Dallas; four brothers, O Z Barnes of Tulane, CA, J T Hillis of Omaha, J D Mims of Plano and I M Mims of Los Angeles, CA; two sisters, Celestine Bennett of Tucson and Mattie Traylor of Abilene; 12 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren.  Burial was held in Daingerfield Cemetery under direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home.  (Location Unknown)

Lohmann, Mildred Stevens

LOHMANN, MILDRED STEVENS                                                        November 25, 1907 – June 28, 1999

Mrs. Mildred Stevens Lohmann, 91, of Omaha, died Monday, June 28, 1999 at University of Texas Health Center in Tyler.  Services were held at 10 am Thursday, July 1, 1999 at First Baptist Church in Omaha with Rev. Neal Thornburgh officiating.  Mrs. Lohmann was born November 25, 1907 in Omaha.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Omaha, the PEO Sisterhood in Daingerfield and a former resident of El Paso.  Survivors include one daughter, Nona K Denman of Winnsboro; one brother and sister-in-law, W. C. and Jerry Stevens of Omaha; four grandchildren, Gay Norris of Los Angeles, CA, Sam Norris III of Palmdale, CA, Kathleen Long of San Mateo, CA., and Marty Sample of Pittsford, NY; two great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Norris and Ben Norris both of Caliente, CA; and a number of nieces and nephews.  Interment was held in the Omaha Cemetery.  (I Row 3)

Marlar, Dorothy Nell

Services for Mrs. Dorothy Nell Marlar, 65, of Daingerfield were Sunday, July 11, 1999, at the Nail-Haggard Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Nolan Richey officiating.  Mrs. Marlar was born November 23, 1933 in Bodcaw, AR.  She died Wednesday, July 9, 1999, in Pittsburg.  She was a member of Hillcrest Missionary Baptist Church and a homemaker.  She is survived by her husband, Ray C. Marlar of Daingerfield; daughter and son-in-law, Vickie and Mike Walker of Daingerfield; son and daughter-in-law, Ricky and Eva Marlar of Omaha; brother and sister-in-law, Jerry and Kay Bailey of Hughes Springs; and one sister Peggy Creech of Stamps, AR; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.  Burial was in Daingerfield Cemetery under the direction of Nail-Haggard Funeral Home.  (Location Unknown)

Martin, Roy Lee

MARTIN, ROY LEE                                                                                   September 22, 1907 – September 19, 1999

Services for Mr. Roy Lee Martin, 91, of Naples, will be conducted today, Wednesday, September 22, 1999 at 10 am at the First Baptist Church of Omaha with the Rev. Neil Thornburg officiating.  Mr. Martin was born Sept. 22, 1907 in Ladonia.  He died Sept. 19, 1999 at Titus Regional Medical Center in Mt. Pleasant.  Survivors include two sons, Charles Martin of Whitehouse, Tommy Martin of Naples; five daughters, Mary Lee Proctor of Ft. Worth, Ava Brummel of Pittsburg, Betty Bishop of Mt. Pleasant, Virginia Robertson of Daingerfield, Patricia Shepard of Longview; 23 grandchildren 46 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary G Martin and his sons, John Martin, Elvis Martin and daughter, Margaret Trent.  Pallbearers will be the men of the Omaha Baptist Church.  Interment will be in Omaha Cemetery.  (E Row 6)

Martin, Sallie Faye

MARTIN, SALLIE FAYE                                                                         April 8, 1937 – November 26, 1999

Services for Mrs. Sallie Faye Martin, 62, of Naples were Saturday, Dec. 4, 1999 at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church in Naples.  Mrs. Martin was born April 8, 1937 in Naples.  She died Friday, Nov. 26, 1999 at Titus Regional Medical Center in Mt. Pleasant.  She was retired from Day & Zimmerman and was a member of Antioch Baptist Church.  Survivors include her husband, Dennis Martin of Naples; three sons, Willie Everett of SC, Charles Mason of Cason, and Bishop Mason of Daingerfield; mother, Arthur Mae McCoy of Naples; one brother, James Favors of OK; and two grandchildren.  Interment was in Morning Star Cemetery.  The Rev. James E. Boyce officiated.  (Location Unknown)

McMichael, Charles Loyd II

MCMICHAEL, CHARLES LOYD II                                                      November 11, 1989 – February 14, 1999

Mass of Christian Burial for Charles Loyd McMichael II, 9, of Princeton, was Thursday, February 18, 1999 at Our Lady of Fatima Church with Father Leo Schloemer officiating.  Burial was held at the Spring Hill Cemetery in Morris Co.  He was born November 11, 1989, in Mt. Pleasant, and died February 14, 1999 in Princeton.  Charles was a third grade honor roll student at Princeton Elementary.  He was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church in Allen.  He is survived by his mother, Laura McMichael of Princeton; father, John McMichael of Naples; brother, Leeman McMichael of Princeton; sister, Kimberly McMichael of Princeton; grandmother, Rose McMichael of Lone Star; grandparents, Joe and Sandra Crowl of Princeton; great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Emile Haydel of New Iberia, LA; several aunts, uncles and cousins.  Services were under the direction of Nail-Haggard Funeral Home.  (NW Row 14)

Mize, Robert E. "Bobby"

MIZE, ROBERT E. (BOBBY)                                                                 August 30, 1931 – May 31, 1999

Services for Mr. Robert E. “Bobby” Mize, 67, of Naples will be conducted Thursday, June 3, 1999 at 10 am at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tommy Weems officiating.  Mr. Mize was born August 30, 1931, in Dallas.  He died Monday, May 31, 1999 at his residence.  He was a farmer, rancher and a retired truck driver.  He was a member of the First Baptist Church, the Teamsters Union and a longtime resident of Naples.  Survivors include three daughters, Joanne Mize and Alicia Mize Wharton of Naples, Kristi Mize Saxon of Longview; one son, William E. Mize of Pittsburg; one brother, Joe A. Mize of Sumner; one sister, Betty Carol Stephens of Palestine; and six grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary.  Interment will be held at the Naples Cemetery.  (A Row 13)

Motley, Randy I.

MOTLEY, RANDY I                                                                                November 21, 1958 – September 16, 1999

Services for Mr. Randy Motley I, 40, of Omaha, were conducted Monday, Sept. 20, 1999 at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church with the Rev. Tim Sullivan officiating.  Mr. Motley was born Nov. 21, 1958 in Naples.  He died Sept. 16, 1999 in Mt. Pleasant.  He was a equipment operator and a member of the Mt. Moriah Baptist Church and a lifetime resident of Omaha.  Survivors include his wife, Wanda Motley of Omaha; two sons, Josh Motley, U. S. Army, Hungary; Randy Motley of Omaha; mother, Pansey Motley; one brother, George Motley of Omaha; three sisters, Christoria Cole of Antlers, OK, Carrie Henley of Deweyville; Rosezine Singleton of Eugene, OR.  He was preceded in death by his father and a brother.  (Row 16)

Munkres, Marty

MUNKRES, MARTY                                                                            September 25, 1966 – August 13, 1999

Services for Mr. Marty Munkres, 32 of Daingerfield and formerly of Omaha, were Sunday, August 15, 1999 at the Daingerfield Church of Christ.  Mr. Munkres was born September 25, 1966 in Naples.  He died Friday, August 13, 1999.  He was a 1985 graduate of Paul H. Pewitt High School and a graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University.  He was a member of the Daingerfield Church of Christ.  Survivors include his wife, LeeAnn Munkres of Daingerfield; two daughters, Autumn Sloan and Kaitlin Sloan of Daingerfield; his parents, Danny and Lynda Sue Munkres of Omaha; and a number of aunts, uncles and cousins.  Pallbearers were Dustin Easley, Gregg Brown, Todd Zigler, Barry Smith, Toby Foster, Kaleb Foster, Leland Wommack and Cody Wommack.  Honorary pallbearers included Mark Munkres, Mark Easley, Barry Easley, Jackie Smith, Blake Foster, Larry Whitfield and Todd Moore.  Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery with Norman Miller and Tim Gibbs officiating.  Donations may be made to the Marty Munkres Scholarship Fund at the Morris County National Bank in Naples.  (SW Row 9)

Newell, Josephine A.

NEWELL, JOSEPHINE A                                                                  March 23, 1922 – June 1, 1999

Services for Mrs. Josephine A. Newell, 77, of Omaha, were conducted Saturday, June 5, at 2 pm at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Neal Thornburgh officiating.  Mrs. Newell was born March 23, 1922 in Polson, MT and had made her home in Omaha the past six years.  Survivors include three daughters, Toni Bronson of Belle Fourche, SD, Karen Cook and Cathy Zinante of Omaha; one son, Johnny Mullen of Niarada, MT; two stepsons, Tracy Newell of Alvin, Terry Newell of Humble; two stepdaughters, Lynda Sheley of Portland, OR, Cindy Bailey of Medford, OR; and a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Interment was in the Omaha Cemetery.  (J Row 2 BL 9)

Page, Willie Aubrey

PAGE, WILLIE AUBREY                                                                 July 14, 1921 – October 15, 1999

Services for retired Morris County employee Mr. Willie Aubrey Page, 78, of Naples were Monday, Oct. 18, 1999.  Mr. Page was born July 14, 1921 in Texas.  He died Friday, Oct. 15, 1999 in Mt. Pleasant.  Mr. Page was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Naples.  Survivors include his wife, Louise Page of Naples; two sons and daughters-in-law, Freddie and Ronnie Page of Naples and Wayne and Charlotta Page of Whitehouse; one brother and sister-in-law, Travis and Margie Page of Texarkana; three grandchildren, Mickey Hargrove of Mt. Vernon, Kristi Watkins of Omaha and Timothy Wayne Page of Seattle, WA; and four great-grandchildren.  Alexander Funeral Home of Naples was in charge of services with the Rev. Dan Darby and the Rev. Lanny Peek officiating.  Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery.  (NW Row 14)

Ramsey, Albert

RAMSEY, ALBERT                                                                           May 16, 1917 – January 19, 1999

Services for Albert Preston Ramsey, 81, of Omaha were held Thursday, January 21, at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel in Naples.  Mr. Ramsey was born may 16, 1917, in Hominy, OK.  He died Tuesday, Jan. 19, 1999, at his home.  He was retired from Lone Star Steel, a member and deacon of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church and a World War II veteran.  Mr. Ramsey is survived by his wife, Louise Ramsey of Omaha; three sons and daughters-in-law, Howard and Beth Ramsey of Dallas, Edwin and Sue Ramsey and Johnny and Deb ramsey of Omaha; three daughters and sons-in-law, Elizabeth and Fred Stotts and Betty Jane and Jerry Cannon of Texarkana and Becky and Cookie Gillean of Mt. Pleasant; three brothers, Floyd Ramsey of KS, Bill Ramsey and Robert Ramsey of OK; 10 grandchildren, Wade, Cory and Rustin Ramsey of Omaha, Amy McGregor, Cody Gillean and Bubba Gillean of Mt. Pleasant, Gearald Middleton of Lufkin, Amanda Middleton of Dallas and Steven and Scotty Cannon of Texarkana.  Dr. Mike Amerson and Bro. Tim Sullivan officiated.  Burial was in the Omaha Cemetery.  Pallbearers were grandsons.  (K Row 4 BL 22)

Robinson, Myrtee

ROBINSON, MYRTEE                                                                     February 20, 1914 – January 21, 1999

Services for Myrtee Robinson, 84, of Naples will be at 1 pm Thursday, January 28, 1999 at Norris Curry CME Church in Naples.  Mrs. Robinson was born Feb. 20, 1914, in Naples.  She died Thursday, Jan. 21, 1999, in a Mt. Pleasant hospital.  She was an employee of Red River Army Depot, member of Norris S Curry CME Church in Naples, and Heroines of Jericho.  Survivors include two sisters, Charlie Mae Jackson of Harlingen, and Virgil Pierce of Compton, CA; two brothers-in-law, Clarence Robinson of  Naples and Gordon Pierce of Compton; one sister-in-law, Jessie Mae Robinson of Naples; and a number of other relatives.  The Rev. Q. T. Williams will officiate.  Burial will be in Morning Star Cemetery under direction of Tumey Mortuary in Mt. Pleasant.  (Sec C, L South Side)

Rose, E. H.

ROSE, E. H.                                                                                       April 15, 1911 – June 7, 1999

Services for Mr. E. H. Rose, 88, of Naples, were Thursday, June 10, 1999, at the Naples Church of Christ.  Mr. Rose was born April 15, 1911, in Forrest Grove.  He was a farmer, a member of the Church of Christ, and a longtime resident of Naples.  He died June 7, 1999 at Titus Co. Regional Medical Center in Mt. Pleasant.  Survivors include his wife, Viola Rose of Naples; one son, Joe Rose of Dallas; three daughters, Betty Slayden of Gladewater, Diana Tracy of Naples, and Lisa Settles of Seguin; one brother, Perry Rose of Euless; 12 grandchildren; and a number of great-grandchildren.  Mr. Rose was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and three sisters.  Interment was in the Omaha Cemetery with Les Johnson as the officiating minister.  Serving as pallbearers were Dick Tracy, Dan Tracy, D. D. Tuck, Mark Sauer, Robert Kutach and Billy Alexander.  (J Row 2 BL 15)

Russell, Irma

RUSSELL, IRMA                                                                               April 19, 1907 – July 16, 1999

Services for Mrs. Irma Russell, 92, of Omaha, were Saturday, July 17, 1999 at the Alexander Funeral Home Chapel in Naples, with the Rev. Glenn Griffith officiating.  Burial was in the Omaha Cemetery.  Mrs. Russell was born April 19, 1907, at Omaha.  She died Friday, July 16, 1999 at SunRise HealthCare and Rehabilitation at Omaha.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church and a lifetime resident of Omaha.  She was the Auxiliary Historian for the Elmnwood Nursing Home at Omaha.  Preceding her in death were her husband of 69 years, Roy Russell, and a son, Billy Roy Russell.  Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law, Patsy and Jackie Walker of Omaha, Jeanette and Chuck Johnson of Omaha, and Fredia Sparks of Daingerfield; a daughter-in-law, Marijon Russell of Daingerfield; three sisters, Mattie Duncan of Madill, OK, Dovie Stout of Liberty, and Ruby Duncan of Belton; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.  Serving as pallbearers were Johnny Robison, Rex Hawkins, Jackie Lee Robison, Clint Mills, Paul Mills and James Settles.  (J Row 6 BL 16)

Russell, Ruth

Services for Ruth Russell, 88, of Hughes Springs, were held Sunday, February 28, 1999, at Reeder-Davis Chapel in Hughes Springs.  Mrs. Russell was born December 29, 1910 in Titus County and died February 26, 1999 in a Pittsburg hospital.  She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ.  She is preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Russell; one son, James “Toby” Russell; and several brothers and sisters.  Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, John and Donna Russell, and Ralph and Verzelle Russell, all of Hughes Springs; four brothers Paschal Traylor of Hughes Springs, Charles Traylor and Billy John Traylor both of Watauga and Jerry Traylor of Daingerfield; three sisters, Bobbie Ackers of Shreveport, La., Dorothy Knight of  Naples and Martha Walker of Bedford; nine grancdhilren and 18 great-grandchildren.  Gary Stewart officiated.  Burial was in County Line Cemetery in Daingerfield.  (Row 24)

Settles, Ida

SETTLES, IDA                                                                                 June 19, 1903 – September 6, 1999

Services for Mrs. Ida Settles, 96, of Omaha, will be held today, Wednesday, September 9, 1999, at 10 am in the Alexander Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Neal Thornburgh officiating.  Mrs. Settles was born June 19, 1903 in Omaha.  She died Monday, September 6, 1999 at SunBridge Care and Rehabilitation for Omaha.  She was a homemaker, member of the First Baptist Church, and a lifetime resident of Omaha.  Survivors include one nephew, Roy McCollum of Hale Center; two nieces, Juanita Williams of Lubbock, Christina Jensen of Arleta, CA; and sisters-in-law, Allie Cook, Pauline Settles, and Mary Harvey; all of Omaha; and Ora Hickey of Dallas; and a number of great-nephews and nieces.  She was preceded in death by her husband Bee Settles, and a son, Robert Wayne Settles.  Pallbearers will be James Settles, Odis Cline, Burl Munn, Ray Thigpen, Tom Knight and Frank Clayton.  Interment will be in Omaha Cemetery.  (F Row 3)

Sharp, Lula Mae Graveside services for Mrs. Lula Mae Sharp 93, of Naples, were Monday, September 13, 1999 at Concord Cemetery with the Rev. James Hinkle officiating.  Mrs. Sharp was born June 2, 1906.  She died Saturday September 11, 1999 at Redbud Retreat Nursing Home in Naples.  She was a retired employee of Red River Army Depot, member of the Rocky Branch Baptist Church and a longtime resident of Morris County.  Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Bobby Wayne and Louise Sharp of American Canyon, CA; granddaughters, Lynda Boyd and Leslie Smith; three great-grandchildren; one sister, Velma Fields of Naples; nieces Jan Nelson, Evelyn Smegner, Sue Harvey and Kathie Kuczaj; nephews, Danny Sharp, Bill Sharp, Jerry Sharp and Ronnie Sharp; several great-nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Will and Donnie Sharp, two brothers, Hubert Sharp and Homer Sharp and one grandchild.
Sharp, Ray

SHARP, RAY                                                                                     June 9, 1914 – March 15, 1999

Graveside services for Mrs. Ray Sharp, 84, of Omaha will be conducted today, Wednesday, March 15, 1999 at 3:30 pm at the Omaha Cemetery with the Rev. Don White officiating.  Mrs. Sharp was born June 9, 1914 in Cason.  She died Monday, March 15, 1999 in a Mt. Pleasant hospital.  She is survived by a brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Mildred Clark of Lafayette, LA., and a number of nieces and nephews.  She was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Mt. Pleasant, a retired nurse aid and a former resident of Macomb, IL.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Morris F. “Swede” Sharp.  (K Row 4 BL 22)

Smith, Leverta

SMITH, LEVERTA                                                                             September 30, 1915 – November 11, 1999

Services for mother, homemaker, member of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church and lifetime resident of Naples, Mrs. Leverta Smith, 84, of Naples, were Tuesday, Nov. 16, 1999 at the Antioch Baptist Church.  Mrs. Smith was born Sept. 30, 1915 in Morris Co.  She died Thursday, Nov. 11, 1999 at Redbud Retreat Nursing Home in Naples.  Survivors include six sons, R. L. Shepherd of Naples, Roy C. Smith of Texarkana, Willie J. Smith of Dallas, Charles M Smith of Dublin, CA, Elsa A. Smith of Naples, and Ray D. Smith of Dallas; three daughters, Annie Smith of Naples, Catherine Smith Whetstone of Topeka, KS, and Patricia Reeves of Tyler; 15 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.  Pallbearers were Charlie C. Young, John L. Taylor, George A. Gamble, R. J. Johnson, Donald Matthew and Jack Martin.  Honorary pallbearers were grandsons and nephews.  Burial was in Morning Star Cemetery under the direction of John R. Harmon Undertaking Company in Daingerfield with the Rev. James E. Boyce officiating.  She was preceded in death by her husband. Hershel Smith.  (Sec D, L at Fork bet A & C)

Smith, Raymond

Raymond Smith, 78, of Marietta, died Friday, March 5, 1999, at Good Shepherd Hospital in Longview.  Services were Monday, March 8, 1999 at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel in Naples.  Mr. Smith was born January 5, 1921, at Grapeland.  He was a retired employee of General Telephone Company, a member of the Missionary Baptist Church of Linden, and a longtime resident of Marietta.  Survivors include his wife, Huline Smith of Marietta; seven sons, Harry Smith and Larry Smith of Austin, Boyce Smith of Bryans Mill, Donald lovelady of Daingerfield, Marvin Smith of Dripping Springs, Jimmy Lovelady of Texarkana, and Rodger Smith of Daingerfield; three daughters, Linda Shea of Wasilla, AK, Peggy Bolton of Daingerfield, and Cynthia Climer of Marietta; three sisters, Era Shaw and Ruby Wiesinger of Grapeland, and Bernice Maholic of Spring; two brothers, Charles Smith of Stevens, AR, and Edgar Smith of Pine Bluff, AR; 20 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.  Burial was in Clark Cemetery at Jenkins.  The Rev. Curtis Hall officiated.  Serving as pallbearers were grandsons, Richard Smith, Ricky Crocker, Buddy Smith, Donnie Lovelady, Howie Hughes and Tracy Climer.  (B Row 12)

Stern, Louise

STERN, LOUISE                                                                            March 8, 1912 – April 27, 1999

Services for Mrs. Louise Stern, 87, of Daingerfield, were held Saturday May 1, 1999 at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Daingerfield with Rev. W. R. Washington officiating.  Mrs. Stern was born March 8, 1912 in Morris Co.  She died Tuesday, April 27, 1999, in a Mt. Pleasant hospital.  She was a homemaker, served as president of Northeast Women’s Association, president of Minister’s Wives Tea Unity Association, and president of Mission Board, Sunday school teacher and was a member of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church.  Survivors include her husband of 70 years, Rev. Richard Stern, Jr.; two sons, Harold Stern of Dallas and R. D. Stern of Daingerfield; one daughter and son-in-law, Dorothy and Joshua Dixon of Dallas; one brother and three sisters-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. William Johnson and Alma Stern, all of Daingerfield, and Mattie Finley of Dallas; one sister, Catherine Jones, Kansas City MO; six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.  Burial was in Whitmore Cemetery in Daingerfield.  (Row 15)

Stevens, Oma Oma Stevens, 87 of Mount Pleasant, died Monday, February 15, 1999 at Titus Regional Medical Center in Mount Pleasant.  Graveside  services were held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, February 18 at Concord Cemetery under the direction of Bates-Cooper Robison Funeral Home.  Bro. Doyle Hayes officiated.  Mrs. Stevens was born February 26, 1911 in Floral, Ark., the daughter of E. L. DeLoach and Cordie Reeves DeLoach.  She was a homemaker.  She is survived by her brothers Arnold DeLoach of Wauconda, ILL; Norman DeLoach of Hartford, Minn, and Thomas DeLoach of Memphis, Tenn; sisters Annie Lee Thompson of Lepanto, Ark, and Winnie Price of Caddo Gap, Ark; numerous nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her husband Morris Stevens; brother Lonnie DeLoach; sisters Ola Clark and Gene Hammock and her parents.
Stigers, Willie

STIGERS, WILLIE                                                                      January 22, 1919 – April 30, 1999

Services for Mr. Willie Stigers, 89, of Naples, were held Wednesday, May 5, 1999 at Morning Star Baptist Church with the Rev. C. E. Williams officiating.  Mr. Stigers was born Jan. 22, 1910, in Naples.  He died Friday, April 30, 1999 in an area hospital.  He was a retired construction worker, member and deacon of Morning Star Baptist Church, chairman of the deacon board and groundskeeper.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Stigers; one son, Willie Stigers, Jr.; and one daughters, Fayrene Buster.  Survivors include two daughters, Nadine Warren of Wichita Falls, and Iva Jean Harris of Greenville; 10 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren.  Burial was held in Morning Star Cemetery under the direction of Tumey Mortuary.  (Sec C, L South Side)

Tigert, Jack

TIGERT, JACK                                                                           April 28, 1928 – January 10, 1999

JACK TIGERT, 70, of Athens, Georgia, formerly of Daingerfield, died Sunday, Jan. 10, 1999, in Atlanta.  Services were held at 10 am Friday at Nail-Haggard Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. John Stone officiating.  Burial was held in Spring Hill Cemetery.  Mr. Tigert was born April 28, 1928, in Morris County.  He was a Baptist and a World War II veteran.  Survivors include his wife, Rose Marie Tigert of Athens; one daughter, Margarette Lockhart of Terrell; one son, Richard Tigert of Mandeville, La.; four brothers, Norris Tigert of Mount Pleasant, Marvin Tigert of Aurora, CO, Dale Tigert of Beaumont, and Bobby Tigert of Fayetteville, NC; four sisters, Sue Gossett of Pittsburg, Allie Tosh and Dovie Knight of Mt. Pleasant and Thelma Thigpen of Omaha; and three grandchildren. (NW Row 1)

Turner, Leola

TURNER, LEOLA                                                                      August 23, 1909 – July 9, 1999

Services for Mrs. Leola Turner, 89, of Omaha, were Tuesday, July 12, 1999 at Reeder-Davis Funeral Home Chapel in Hughes Springs with the Rev. Lucky Randall officiating.  Mrs. Turner was born Aug. 23, 1909 in Morris Co.  She died Friday, July 9, 1999 at East Texas Medical Center in Pittsburg.  She was a homemaker.  Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Daniel R and Mary Arthur of Daingerfield; daughter and son-in-law, Ellen J and Floyd Walker of Daingerfield; three brothers, O. J. Arthur of Omaha, Norris Fleming of Abilene, H. B. Fleming of KY; six sisters, Leoitus Brooks of Dallas, Imogene Hill of Dallas, Charlie Mae York of Niagra Falls NY, Lois Elliott of Mt. Pleasant, Lillie Luster of Mt. Pleasant; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.  Interment was at Reynolds Cemetery.  (Location Unknown)

Vickers, George Henry George Henry Vickers, 85, of Shreveport, LA, a native of Omaha and former resident of Mt. Pleasant, died Thursday, September 30, 1999 at Willis-Knighton Pierremont.  Funeral Services will e held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, October 2 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Marshall Street Chapel in Shreveport, LA.  Dr. John Stubblefield, pastor of First Baptist Church of Shreveport, LA will officiate.  Ray Boswell will assist.  Interment will be at Concord Cemetery near Omaha.  Pallbearers will be Jim Stround, Bob Allen, Curtis Petrey, Joe Fotson, Bob Kyle and David Wells.  Honorary  pall bearers will be Bill Duncan's Sunday School Class of First Baptist Church of Shreveport.  Mr. Vickers was born in Omaha, the son of Tarrant O. Vickers and Lula Garrett Vickers.  He was a former resident of Mt. Pleasant and had lived in Shreveport for 58 years.  Mr. Vickers was a master mechanic and service manager for the Chrysler Corp.  He was a member of the First Baptist Church.  Mr Vickers was a Master Mason.  He is survived by his wife of nearly 62 years Ruth Skipper Vickers of Shreveport, LA; son and daughter-in-law George M. and Margaret Ann Vickers of Stuttgart, AR; son Paul Kenneth Vickers of Minden, LA; brothers and sisters-in-law retired USAF Col Lehman and Dorothy Vickers of CA, and T. O. and Norma Vickers, Jr. of Centerville, UT; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents.  
Viser, Lucille Lucille Viser of Schertz and formerly of Mount Pleasant, died Tuesday, January 5, 1999 in Schertz.  Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 8 at Bates-Cooper-Robison Funeral Home.  The family  received visitors from 7 - 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Wallace, Effie Effie Wallace 90, of Omaha were held Tuesday, May 25, 1999 at the Alexander Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Nolan Richey and Rev. Sam Reeves officiating.  Mrs. Wallace was born September 8, 1909 in Cornelia (Habersham County)  GA.  She died Sunday May 23, 1999 at the Wadley Hospital in Texarkana, TX.  She was a member of the Concord Baptist Church and a long time resident of Omaha and DeKalb.  Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-laws Kathleen and Boyd McMillan of DeKalb, Mary Clea and D. C. Morris of Texarkana and Ann Murphy of Branson, MO; 9 grandchildren; 17 great grand children and one sister Bessie Calloway of Omaha.  She was preceded in death by her husband Robert W. Wallace, Her father and mother Jonah and Lela Collins Parker;  brothers Oscar Parker, Emery Parker and Gus Parker and sisters  Demmie Parker  Morris, and Alene Parker Boozer.  
Webster, L. T.

WEBSTER, L. T.                                                                                     June 31, 1927 – October 14, 1999

Services for Mr. L. T. Webster, 72, of Naples were Saturday, Oct. 23, 1999 at Antioch Baptist Church in Naples with Elder L. C. Webster and the Rev. James Boyce officiating.  Mr. Webster was born June 31, 1927 in Titus Co.  He died Thursday, Oct. 14, 1999 at Titus Regional Medical Center.  He was retired from Red River Army Depot and a member of Church of God in Christ.  Survivors include five sons, Elder L. C. Webster of Hallsville, Charles Webster of Longview, David Webster and Kenny Webster of Naples; Glen Webster of Tulsa, OK; five daughters, Nell Brown, Gayle McClarron and Sherry Webster of Longview, Grace Jackson of Hallsville; Doris Johnson of Daingerfield; one sister, Beaulah Black of Marietta; one brother, the Rev. James Webster of Mt. Pleasant; 26 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.  Burial was at Morning Star Cemetery under the direction of James E. Lister Funeral Home.  (Location Unknown)

Witt, James Vernon "Jim"

WITT, JAMES VERNON (JIM)                                                             August 11, 1918 – April 10, 1999

Services for Mr. Jim Witt, 80, of Omaha were held Tuesday, April 13, 1999 at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel in Naples.  Mr. Witt was born August 11, 1918 in Omaha.  He died Saturday, April 10, 1999 at Titus Regional Medical Center in Mt. Pleasant.  Mr. Witt was owner and operator of Witts Mobile Home Park, a member of the First Baptist Church and a lifetime resident of Omaha.  Survivors include his wife, June BROWN Witt of Omaha; two daughters and son-in-law, DeEtte and Jimmy Endsley and Diane Witt all of Omaha; two sons, Jimmy Witt of Omaha and Stanley Witt of  Ft. Worth; 7 grandchildren, Phillip Endsley and wife Jennifer of Dallas, Erin Endsley of Omaha, Cliff Witt and Clay Witt both of Ft. Worth, Lana Witt of Rowlett, Daniel James Nieman of Rockford, IL, and Kyle Nieman of Omaha; two sisters, Vineta Witt Ketner of Ventura, CA and Verna Witt Ridings of Richardson.  Pallbearers were Kyle Nieman, Dan Nieman, Phillip Endsley, Cliff Witt, Clay Witt and Paul Witt.  Interment was held at Omaha Cemetery with Rev. Neal Thornburgh officiating.       (J Row 7 BL 17)

Witt, Mary E.

WITT, MARY E                                                                                        June 23, 1913 – July 16, 1999

Services for Mrs. Mary E. Witt, 86, of Omaha, were Sunday, July 18, 1999, at the Alexander Funeral Home Chapel in Naples, with the Rev. Neal Thornburgh officiating.  Burial was in the Omaha Cemetery.  Mrs. Witt was born June 23, 1913, in Mt. Vernon.  She died Friday, July 16, 1999 at SunRise Healthcare and Rehabilitation at Omaha.  She was a retired dress shop owner and a telephone operator.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church, and a longtime resident of Omaha.  Survivors include two sisters-in-law, Othalene Witt and Zelma Witt, both of Omaha; and one niece, Mary Jo Hagler of Gilmer.  Serving as pallbearers were Bobby Lineberger, David Coffey, Bill Thompson, Jimmy Witt, Bud Joyner and Johnny Joyner.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Eddie E Witt; they were married Oct 12, 1929.  (H Row 1)

Wommack, Frank

WOMMACK, FRANK                                                                              May 28, 1921 – July 15, 1999

Services for Mr. Frank Wommack, 78, of Longview, were Saturday, July 17, 1999 at the Alexander Funeral Home Chapel in Naples, with the Rev. Bill Turner officiating.  Burial was in the Naples Cemetery.  Mr. Wommack was born May 28, 1921, in Naples.  He died Thursday, July 15, at his residence in Longview.  He was a retired employee of Atlantic-Richfield Co., a member of the Winterfield United Methodist Church, a veteran of World War II, and a former resident of Naples.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Wommack.  Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Lisa Wommack of Longview; two sisters, Era Jane Ellis of Omaha, and Dorothy Padermos of Kennendale; and four grandchildren, Erin Wommack, Alexandra Wommack, Cody Gipson and Chase Gipson, all of Longview.  (A Row 9)

Wommack, William Victor

WOMMACK, WILLIAM VICTOR                                                          December 23, 1912 – January 20, 1999

Services for William Victor Wommack, 86, of Lafayette, LA were conducted Thursday, January 21, 1999 at the Delhomme Chapel of the Flowers.  Mr. Wommack was a native of Naples, the son of the late William Madison Wommack of Naples and the former Era Inez Henderson of Daingerfield.  He had been a resident of Lafayette since November of 1956.  He died Wednesday, Jan 20, 1999 in Lafayette.  Mr. Wommack retired in 1977 from Atlantic Richfield Co.  He was a member of the Asbury United Methodist Church, International Oil Scout Association, Arc Retireee Club and a former member of Acadian Hills Golf Club.  Survivors include his wife, the former Valeria Blankenship of Lafayette; one daughter and her husband, Vickie W. and David Perry of Biloxi, MS; two sisters, Era Jane W. Ellis of Omaha and Dorothy Alice W. Padermos of Kennedale; one brother, James Frank Wommack of Longview and one grandson, Victor Scott Perry of Biloxi, MS.  He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Laverne Beasley and Annie Mae Landrum; and one brother, Ray Wommack.  Interment was Friday, Jan. 20, 1999 in the Naples Cemetery.  Honorary pallbearers wee Weber Borrell, Louis Noel, Francis Broussard, Lynn Broussard, Ronald Sarver and Buck Ballard.  Delhomme Funeral Home in Lafayette was in charge of services.  (A Row 9)

Wright, Jesse  Bentley Services for farmer, rancher and retired employee of Lone Star Steel, Mr. Bentley Wright, 90, of Omaha, were Tuesday, November 16, 1999 at Concord Baptist Church.  Mr. Wright was born October 22, 1909 in Omaha.  He died Sunday, November 14, 1999 in Mt. Pleasant.  He was a member of the Concord Baptist Church, and a 50-year member of the David Elliott Masonic Lodge.  He was a lifetime resident of Omaha.  Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Jessie and Brenda Wright of Omaha; daughter-in-law, Shirley Wright of Omaha; two brothers, Leslie Wright of Tyler and Billy Tob Wright of Tyler; five grand-children, Steve Wright of Tyler, Mark and Sandy Wright of Longview, Tracy and Michael Jarvis of Omaha, Christy and Michael Mershawn of Rockwall and Rhonda Wright of Redwater; nine great-grandchildren, Justin and Stephanie Wright of Redwater, Abby and Daniel Wright of Mt. Pleasanat, Caleb, Colin and Callie Wright of Longview and Donavan and Megan Jarvis of Omaha.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucille Ponder Wright; a son, Glen Wright and grandson, Larry Wright.  Pallbearers were Steve Wright, Mark Wright, Justin Wright, Michael Jarvis, Michael Mershawn, Raymond Lee Walker and David Allen Wright.  Internment was in Concord Cemetery. The Reverends Nolan Richey and Glenn Griffith officiated.

 

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