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Allen, Paul

ALLEN, PAUL                                                                                                June 22, 1919 – August 1, 2000

Services for Mr. Paul Allen, 81, of Naples were Saturday, Aug. 5, 2000 at Morning Star Baptist Church with the Rev. C. E. Williams officiating.  Mr. Allen was born June 22, 1919 in Naples.  He died Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2000, in Mt. Pleasant.  He was retired from Red River Army Depot and an Army veteran of World War II.  Survivors include four daughters and one son-in-law, Lora Dacus of Dallas, Arve Horsley and Sandra McGary of Lewisville, and Bridget and Arnold Fariley of Pflugerville; one son, Paul Allen Jr. of Texarkana; two sisters, Annabelle Cannon of Naples and Mollie E. Hill of Oakland, CA; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by one son, Charles Paul Allen.  Burial was in Morning Star Cemetery.  (Location Unknown)

Barnes, Lessie B.

BARNES, LESSIE B                                                                                    October 17, 1917 – August 7, 2000

Services for Mrs. Lessie B. Barnes, 82, of Hughes Springs were Saturday, August 12, 2000 at Liberty United Methodist Church Town with the Rev. George E Hancock officiating.  Mrs. Barnes was born Oct. 17, 1917 in Sulphur Springs.  She died Monday, Aug. 7, 2000 in Pittsburg.  She was a  homemaker and a life long member of the Liberty United Methodist Church.  Survivors include two brothers and two sisters, Bruce Williams, Larry Williams, Arzie Williams and Annis Williams all of Dallas; granddaughter, Lessie Askew of Hughes Springs; grandson, Victor Chism of Hughes Springs; one daughter-in-law Erma J Barnes; three great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, B. B. Barnes and her son Marvin Barnes.  Burial was in Liberty Cemetery.  (Location Unknown)

Barton, Gleandell

Graveside services for Mr. Gleandell Barton, 69, of Hooks were Saturday, November 25, 2000 at Clark Cemetery with the Rev. Mark Miller officiating. Mr. Barton was born April 24, 1931 in Linden.  He died Wednesday, November 22, 2000.  He was retired from Red River Army Depot, a member of Beverly Heights Church of Christ and a veteran of the Korean War.  Survivors include two daughters and son-in-law LaJan and Vern Head of Ozark, AL and Lynn and Billy Merrill of Maud; three sons and one daughter-in-law Randall Barton and Kent Barton of Hooks and Richard and Susan Barton of Red Water; brothers Edwards Barton of Hughes Springs and Ray Barton of Naples; sisters Bill Golden of Hughes Springs and Darnell Callaway of Glade Branch; and eight grandchildren. (Location Unknown)

Belyeu, Jerry Lynn Sr.

BELYEU, JERRY LYNN, SR.                                                                         December 2, 1953 – July 26, 2000

Services for Mr. Jerry Lynn Belyeu, Sr., 46, of Omaha were Sunday, July 30, 2000 at Alexander Chapel with the Rev. Nolan Richey and Rev. Lanny Peek officiating.  Mr. Belyeu was born Dec. 2, 1953 in Naples.  He died Wednesday, July 26, 2000 near Cookville.  He was a lifetime resident of Omaha and a member of the First Baptist Church of Omaha.  He served in the US Air Force, rising to the rank of sergeant and was a Vietnam veteran.  He was a licensed pilot and an independent truck driver working in the four-states area.  Survivors include on son, Jerry Lynn Belyeu, Jr., of Albuquerque, NM; his parents, Leonard and Mildred Belyeu of Omaha; one brother, Don Belyeu of Daingerfield; two sisters, Carolyn Belyeu of Omaha and Sandra Brown of Longview, several nieces, nephews and a host of friends.  Pallbearers were Ricky Hodges, Brad Derrick, Brian Burkett, Doug Wommack, Roger Laney, James Laney, Warren Minor and Ron Hookie.  Interment was in Omaha Cemetery.   (K Row 6 BL 19)

Booth, Kathryn McMinn

BOOTH, KATHRYN MCMINN                                                                  March 5, 1917 – September 29, 2000

Graveside services for Mrs. Kathryn McMinn Booth, 83, of Omaha, were Monday, Oct. 2, 2000 at Omaha Cemetery with Dr. Joe Dan Perkins officiating.  Mrs. Booth was born March 5, 1917 in Colfax.  She died Friday, Sept. 29, 2000 in Mt. Pleasant.  She was a member of the Baptist Church.  Kathy was married to Edward Lee Booth May 1, 1937 and resided in Ft. Worth until retiring in Mt. Pleasant in 1981.  Survivors include one daughter, Virgin Lee Matthews of Naples; five grandchildren, David matthews, of Lyman, MS, Larry Matthews of Arlington, Karen Matthews Wommack of Naples, Jeanette Booth Castle of Ft. Worth and Erron Lee BOOTH of Stuart, FL; nine great-grandchildren and one great-grandchild.  She was preceded in death by Lee on Dec. 20, 1983 and son, David Lee Booth, Nov. 25, 1998.  (L Row 2 BL 42)

Boozer, Johnny J. Services for Mr. Johnny J. Boozer, 54, of Dallas were Monday, March 6, 2000 at 10:00 a.m. at the Alexander Funeral Home Chapel in Naples.  Mr. Boozer was born July 25, 1945 in Omaha.  He died Wednesday, March 1, 2000 in Dallas.  He is survived by one sister, Willie Jo Jansen of Colorado Springs, CO; one brother Howard C. Boozer of Quitman, TX, and three nephews, Dr. Joel R. Galloway of Spokane, WA, Scott D. Galloway of Colorado Springs, CO and Curtis Boozer of Arlington, TX.  He was a member of the Baptist Church, an electrician and a former resident of Omaha.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Birdie Boozer.  Memorials can be made to the Concord Baptist Church building fund.  Pallbearers were Sam Irvin, David McCollum, William Pope, Jerry McCollum, James McCollum and Nathan Tefteller.  Interment was in Concord Cemetery.  The Rev. Nolan Richey and the Rev. Glen Griffith officiated.
Bryson, Rufus

BRYSON, RUFUS                                                                                           May 2, 1928 – January 17, 2000

Services for Mr. Rufus Bryson, 71, of Omaha, were Friday, January 21, 2000, at the Mt. Moriah Baptist Church with the Rev. Charlie Everett officiating.  Mr. Bryson was born May 2, 1928, in Omaha.  He died January 17, 2000 in a Pittsburg hospital. He was retired from Lone Star Steel, a member of the Mt. Moriah Baptist Church and a World War II Army veteran.  Survivors include six sons, Arthur Bryson, Rudolph Stern and Tony Bryson of Dallas, Randolph Bryson of Omaha, Danny Bryson of Longview, and Keith Bryson of Hughes Springs; one daughter, Gloria Douglas of Omaha; and his mother-in-law, Ona Lee Stern.  Interment was in the Reynolds Cemetery.  (Location Unknown)

Buford, Emma

BUFORD, EMMA                                                                                         March 12, 1921 – Mary 25, 2000

Services for Mrs. Emma Mae Buford, 79, of Naples will be conducted Wednesday, May 31, 2000 at 1 pm at Antioch Baptist Church with the Rev. Boyce officiating.  Mrs. Buford was born March 12, 1921 in Naples.  She died Thursday, May 25, 2000 in a Ft. Worth hospital.  She was a retired teacher, affiliated with Antioch Baptist Church, teacher of Cypress Baptist District, former secretary of the State Baptist Convention, matron of Heroines of Jericho, former secretary of Grand Lodge in Ft. Worth and a member of Adeline Study Club.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Dave Buford.  Survivors include one daughter, Ethel B. Crear of Grand Prairie; one son, Charles Buford of Naples; two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.  Burial will be in Morning Star Cemetery.  (Sec B-Middle)

Calloway, Bessie Minerva Maude Parker Services for Mrs. Bessie Minerva Maude Parker Calloway, 99, of Omaha, will be conducted Wednesday, May 31, 2000 at 2:00 p.m. at Concord Baptist Church with the Reverends Glen Griffith and Nolan Richey officiating.  Mrs. Calloway was born June 29, 1900 in Cornelia, Banks County, Georgia.  She died Monday, May 29, 2000 at SunBridge Care & Rehabilitation of Omaha.  She was a member of the Concord Baptist Church and a longtime resident of Omaha.  She is preceded in death by her husband Earl Calloway,  father and mother Jonah and Lela Collins Parker, brothers Oscar, Emery and Gus Parker; sisters Demmie Morris, Effie Wallace and Alene Boozer. Survivors include one sister-in-law Johnnie Mae Parker of Omaha and a number of nieces and nephews.  Pallbearers were Michael Caldwell, Frank Caldwell, Jimmy Parker, Ken McMillan, Randy McMillan and Bill Tosh.  Interment will be in Concord Cemetery.
Coleman, Odis R.

Services for Mr. Odis R. Coleman, 84, of Daingerfield were Sunday, September 3, 2000 at Reeder-Davis Chapel with the Rev. L. F. Hess officiating.  Mr. Coleman was born January 26, 1914 in Hughes Spring.  He died Thursday, Aug 31, 2000 at Titus Regional Medical Center.  He was a brick mason and member of the Full Gospel Christian Association.  Survivors include his wife, DeeAva Coleman of Daingerfield; two sons, Rickey L Coleman of Daingerfield and Romel B Coleman of Fort Worth; two sisters, Bobbie Cobb of Naples and Sue Barron of Daingerfield; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.  Burial was in County Line Cemetery.  (LOCATION UNKNOWN)

Davis, Thomas Roscoe Graveside services for Mr. Thomas Roscoe Davis, 94, of Ore City were Friday, December 15, 2000 at Concord Cemetery with the Rev. Joe Wells officiating.  Mr. Davis was born December 17, 1905 in Mount Vernon.   He died Wednesday, December 13, 2000 at Upshur Manor Nursing Home in Gilmer.  He was a retired woodsman and a former resident of Omaha.  Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law Elouise and Don Copeland of Palestine, Mary and Carl Powell of Ore City, Loretta and Don Tyler of Seabrook,; six sons Tommie and Minnie Davis of Ore City, Willie and Gloria Davis of Victoria, Carl Davis of DeKalb, Jerry and Lavada Davis of Diana, Charlie and Juld Davis of Crandall and Billy and Stephanie Davis of Ore City;  28 grandchildren;  43 great-grandchildren; nine great-great- grandchildren and adopted by love Virgie and Charles Thedford.  He was preceded in death by his wife Verna, daughter Juanita Johnson and son Jackie.
Davlin, Luther

DAVLIN, LUTHER                                                                                        August 22, 1929 – May 22, 2000

Services for Mr. Luther Davlin, 70, of Omaha, were Wednesday, May 24, 2000 at Alexander Chapel Funeral Home with the Reverands Lanny Peek and Steve Mathis officiating. Mr. Davlin was born Aug. 22, 1929 in Union Chapel. He died Monday, May 22, 2000 at his residence in  Omaha. He was a retired employee of Lone Star Steel Co. and the City of Omaha. He was a member of the Baptist Church and a longtime resident of Omaha. Survivors include his wife Nell Davlin of Omaha; one son, Loyd Davlin of Lone Oak Community; two daughters and son-in-law, Darla and Bo Ragland of Naples and Shirley Cummins of Branson, Missouri; one sister, Helen Shahan of Weatherford; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Interment was in Omaha Cemetery. (Luther  was preceded in death by his first wife, Patsy Ruth CASON on Aug. 28, 1968.  He and Patsy had two children: Loyd and Darla.) (I Row 6)

Easley, Laura

EASLEY, LAURA                                                                                              January 3, 1924 – June 4, 2000

Graveside services for Mrs. Laura Easley, 76, of Omaha were Tuesday, June 6, 2000 at Omaha Cemetery with the Rev. Lanny Peek officiating.  Mrs. Easley was born January 3, 1924 in Oregon.  She died Sunday, June 4, 2000 at her residence in Omaha.  She was a member of the Mt. Moriah Baptist Church and a longtime resident of Omaha.  Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Betty and David Reames of Omaha; one son, Billy Easley of Omaha; one brother, Glenn Evans of Eureka, CA; two grandchildren, Rhonda Ehrlish and Daniel Reames and three great-grandchildren, Jacob Morton, Chelsee Ehrlish and Elizabeth Reames.  (K Row 4)

French, Frances Myrle

Graveside services for Mrs. Frances Myrle French, 86, of Daingerfield were Saturday, July 22, 2000 in Daingerfield Cemetery with the Rev. Bill Turner officiating.  Mrs. French was born Dec. 24, 1913 in Chandler.  She died Thursday, July 20, 2000 in Mt. Pleasant.  She was a resident of Daingerfield for over 50 years.  She and her husband, Joe L, owned and operated a grocery store in Daingerfield for many years.  She was a bookkeeper for Jones Furniture before retirement in 1985.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church.  Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Gerald and Sara French of Omaha; one daughter and son-in-law, Marianne and Robert Hammonds of Daingerfield; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; three sisters, Lois Hobkirk, Ineva Lindsay and Louise Lasater; and one brother Bill Gimble, all of Tyler.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe L, in 1971. (NEW Sec Row 13)

Fulgham, Jimmie Lee

FULGHAM, JIMMY LEE                                                                                 October 10, 1938 – November 12, 2000

Services for Mr. Jimmy Lee Fulgham, 62, of Naples were Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2000 at the Church of Christ in Naples with Ministers John Hooten and Les Johnson officiating.  Mr. Fulgham was born Oct. 10, 1938 in Cass Co.  He died Sunday, Nov. 12, 2000 at East Texas Medical Center.  He retired from the US Postal Service after 35 years employment.  During his high school days he was employed by Wendell and Lois Smith at Smith’s Drug Store in Naples.  Survivors include his parents Marion and Charlie Mae Fulgham of Naples; brothers, Gary Fulgham of Naples and Micky and Michelle Fulgham of Tyler; one nephew and two nieces; two uncles Clayton Ingram of Naples and Ervin Blazek of Jefferson; four aunts Dubie Ingram, Sara Teeters and Novell McEntire all of Naples, and Christine Ramsey of Beaumont and a number of other relatives.  Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery.  (NE Row 7)

Gaskin, Grady

GASKIN, GRADY                                                                                             March 12, 1911 – June 5, 2000

Services for Mr. Grady Gaskin, 89, of Naples, will be conducted at 2 pm, Thursday, June 8, 2000 at Alexander Chapel with the Rev. Glen Griffith officiating.  Mr. Gaskin was born Mar. 12, 1911 in Boaz, AL.  He died Monday, June 5, 2000 at Redbud Retreat Nursing Home.  He was a retired employee of Lone Star Steel, a veteran of WWII, and a longtime resident of Naples. Survivors include children: J D of Boaz, AZ, Larry and Melvin of Naples, Lavigne of Denton and Sue Presley of Tamarac FL; bros Joe of Gadsden AL, Johnny and Ernest of Boaz AL; and a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Lola. Interment will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.  (NW Row 11)

Gilmore, Williams Alford "Jack"

GILMORE, WILLIAMS ALFORD “JACK”                                                 March 16, 1912 – December 27, 2000

Services for Mr. William Alford “Jack” Gilmore, 88, of Naples were Saturday, December 30, 2000 at Reeder-Davis Chapel in Hughes Springs with the Rev. Curtis hall officiating.  Mr. Gilmore was born March 16, 1912 in Henderson.  He died Wednesday, December 27, 2000 in Tyler.  He was a retired truck driver and a Baptist.  Survivors include six sons Jackie Gilmore of Naples; Ray Gilmore of Hughes Springs; Ross Gilmore of Daingerfield; Roger Gilmore, Bobby Gilmore and Kenneth Gilmore, all of McKinney; six daughters Linda Malico and Cheryl Jackson of Marshall, Jean Collins of Gilmer; 37 grandchildren and several great and great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his wife Beatrice Cope Gilmore in 1976 and one son W. C. Gilmore.  Burial was in Bradfield Chapel Cemetery.  (Location Unknown)

Green, Helen

GREEN, HELEN                                                                                              April 13, 1918 – January 9, 2000

Services for Mrs. Helen Green, 81, of Omaha will be today, Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2000 at 2 pm at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Chris Green officiating.  Mrs. Green was born April 13, 1918 in Sabinal.  She died Sunday, Jan. 9, 2000 in Quitman.  She was a member of the Naples Church of Christ and a longtime resident of Omaha.  Survivors include one daughter, Lois Boozer of Quitman; six sons, Thomas Wilson of Marysville, KS, Wayne Wilson of Eugene, OR, Gary Wilson of Irving, Warren Green of Humble, Frank Green and Darrell Green, both of Omaha; three brothers, Jesse Rushing of RioFrio, Ira S. Rushing of Maynor and James Rushing of Longbranch; 18 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.  Interment will be at Omaha Cemetery.  (K Row 5BL)

Hall, David Daniels

HALL, DAVID DANIELS                                                                              July 7, 1927 - September 29, 2000

Services for David Daniels Hall, 73, of Omaha were Sunday, October 1, 2000 at the Alexander Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dale Hunt and Rev. Bill Turner officiating.  Interment was in the Omaha City Cemetery.  Mr. Hall was born July 7, 1927 in Omaha.  He died Friday, Sept. 29, 2000 in Omaha.  He was the son of the late Oscar and Tina Sue Daniels Hall, a member of the Methodist Church and a graduate of Omaha High School in 1944.  He was a retired road contractor and rancher.  Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, David M and Karen Hall of Cookville; two grandsons, Nicholas and Sonya Hall of Naples and Matthew Hall of Cookville; one sister and brother-in-law, Ima Jean and J. L. Waits; aunt Lorene Hall Davis; nephew, Jimmy Waits, all of Omaha; niece Lenora Sue Kirk of Allen and former wife, Bobbie Mixon Hall. (L Row 5 BL 28)

Henderson, James Harold

HENDERSON, JAMES HAROLD                                                                  February 20, 1938 – July 20, 2000

Services for Mr. James Harold Henderson, 62, of Naples were Monday, July 24, 2000 at Antioch Baptist Church with the Rev. James Boyce officiating.  Mr. Henderson was born Feb. 20, 1938 in Naples.  He died Thursday, July 20, 2000 at his residence.  He was a retired employee of the City of Naples water department maintenance, a US Air Force veteran, a member of Masonic Lodge No. 52, a deacon and a volunteer fireman for the city of Naples.  Survivors include his mother, Sophia Henderson of Naples; one son, James F. Henderson of Germany; two daughters, Beverly Lynn of DeSoto and Diedra Totten of Houston; two brothers, Bobby Henderson of San Antonio and Willie N. Henderson of Omaha; and seven grandchildren.  Burial was in Morning Star Cemetery.  (Location Unknown)

Hitt, Don H.

HITT, DON H                                                                                                    July 25, 1935 – December 26, 2000

Services for Mr. Don H. Hitt, 65, of Cason, were Friday, December 29, 2000 at First Baptist Church in Cason with the Rev. Scott Darby and Rev. Michael White officiating.  Mr. Hitt was born July 25, 1935 in Ellis County.  He died Tuesday, December 26, 2000 at Titus Regional Medical Center.  He was married to Melba White Hitt for 44 years, was a member of the First Baptist Church in Cason, was employed with Lone Star Steel for 36 years in public relations and was a well known photographer.  Survivors include his wife, Melba Hitt; son David Hitt; and grandson Joshua Hitt, all of Cason; mother Ola Mary Hitt of Mount Pleasant; sister and brother-in-law Myra and Carl Miller of Paris; niece Holly Nations of Virginia; nephew Joe Miller of Alaska and mother-in-law Mary Tolbert of Mount Pleasant.  Burial was in Blevins Cemetery.  (Location Unknown)

Huey, Yvonne Lynette

HUEY, YVONNE LYNETTE                                                                          October 22, 1951 – June 22, 2000

Services for Ms. Yvonne Lynette Huey, 48, of Omaha will be today, Wednesday, June 28, 2000 at 1 pm at Union Chapel Baptist Church with the Rev. David Hood officiating.  Ms. Huey was born October 22, 1951 in Omaha.  She died Thursday, June 22, 2000 at East Texas Medical Center in Tyler.  She was a homemaker and a Baptist.  Survivors include one son, Derrian R. Huey of Omaha; one daughter, Natasha Bell of Texarkana; mother, Esmanolia Hayden of Omaha; three sisters, Patrice Hayden of Omaha, Lasonja Thomas of Nacogdoches and Ethel Williams of Dallas; five brothers, Billy C. Coffey, Gerald D. Hayden, Galen R. Hayden, Tony Anthony Hayden, all of Omaha, and Ricky D. Hayden of Fairbanks, Alaska; four grandchildren; and special friend, H. B. Barber of Naples.  Burial will be in Paradise Cemetery.  (Location Unknown)

Jefferson, Bonnie D.

JEFFERSON, BONNIE D                                                                            March 22, 1929 – March 1, 2000

Services for Mr. Bonnie D. Jefferson, 70, of Naples will be Saturday, March 11, 2000 at 11 am, at the Paul Pewitt High School Auditorium.  The Rev. James E. Boyce will officiate.  Mr. Jefferson was born March 22, 1929.  He died Wednesday, March 1, 2000, at Titus Regional Medical Center in Mt. Pleasant.  Mr. Jefferson retired from Red River Army Depot as a production controller after 38 years.  Survivors include his wife, Margaret P. Jefferson of Naples; mother, Mrs. Opal Cannon Holloway of Naples; one daughter, Sharon Michelle King of Hooks; two sisters, Rosie Blalock of Atlanta and Sherry L. Hood of Naples; four aunts, Amanda Bouren, Lula P. Hiner and Florida L. Blaylock, all of Naples and Alva L. Finley of Atlanta; two uncles, Moses P. Cannon, Jr. of Texarkana and Henry B. Cannon, Sr. of Los Angeles, CA; six nieces, four nephews, a number of play sisters and brothers, godsons and daughters, other relatives and many friends.  Burial will be in the Morning Star Cemetery in Naples under the direction of Haynes Mortuary.  (Location Unknown)

Johnson, Allene "Big"

JOHNSON, ALLENE “BIG”                                                                       June 25, 1914 – September 4, 2000

Services for Mrs. Allene “Big” Johnson, 86, of Daingerfield were Saturday, Sept. 9, 2000 at Wallick Chapel Church with the Rev. Lucky Randle officiating.  Mrs. Johnson was born June 26, 1914 in Omaha.  She died Monday, Sept. 4, 2000 in Daingerfield.  She was a homemaker, a lifetime resident of Daingerfield and a member of Wallick Chapel Church.  Survivors include two sons Johnny Johnson and Larry Noble Johnson; daughter Mary Rose; brother Clarence Finley; sister Silverine Barnes, both of Omaha; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Ester “Big Um” Johnson, three brothers and two sisters.  Burial was in Bellheaven Cemetery.  (Location Unknown)

Jones, Grace

Services for Mrs. Grace Jones, 93, of Daingerfield were Tuesday, June 6, 2000 at First Baptist Church with the Rev. John Stone officiating.  Mrs. Jones was born Sept. 27, 1903 in Marietta.  She died Saturday, June 3, 2000 in Pittsburg.  She was a former teacher at Jenkins, Huffines and Rock Springs, a former employee of Morris County, a secretary, a member of First Baptist Church and was voted 1992 Woman of the Year by the Professional Women’s Club.  Survivors include four brothers, Hugh Floyd, Garland Floyd and Johnny Floyd, all of Daingerfield and Adrian Floyd of Marietta; one sister, Lusta Bell Morris of Daingerfield.   She was preceded in death by her husband Newman Jones.  Burial was in Daingerfield Cemetery. (NEW Sec Row 3)

Jones, Mary Jane

JONES, MARY JANE                                                                                   April 1, 1913 – June 21, 2000

Services for Mrs. Mary Jane Jones, 87, of Daingerfield were Tuesday, June 27, 2000 at Shady Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. J. M. Brooks officiating.  Mrs. Jones was born April 1, 1913 in Morris Co.  She died Wednesday, June 21, 2000.  She was a homemaker and a Baptist.  Survivors include one step-son, Dewitt Jones; one daughter and son-in-law, Willie Mae and M. C. Lafayette all of Naples; four step-daughters, Charlene Johnson of Naples, Anna Joe Mitchell of Mt. Pleasant, Nona Ruth Barber and Fannie Rogers of Daingerfield; one sister, Susie Knight of Marshall; one granddaughter, Karen O’Kere and one great-grandson, Seneca O’Kere, both of Dallas.  Burial was in Whitmore Cemetery.  (Location Unknown)

Jones, Thomas Martin

JONES, THOMAS MARTIN                                                                       May 13, 1932 – July 29, 2000

Graveside services for Mr. Thomas M. Jones, 68, of Naples were Monday, July 31, 2000 at Meadowview Cemetery with the Rev. Lanny Peek officiating.  Mr. Jones was born May 13, 1932 in Dallas.  He died Saturday, July 29, 2000 at Titus CO Regional Medical Center.  He was retired from the Dallas Fire Department, a veteran, a member of Belden Masonic Lodge, a Shriner and a former resident of Dallas.  Survivors include his wife, Lillian Hicks Jones of Naples; two sons, Younger Jones of Naples and Colley Jones of Wylie; two grandsons, Chris Jones and Zachary Jones of Naples; one granddaughter, April Jones of Wylie; and one great-grandson, Thomas Martin Jones II of Naples.  (Location Unknown)

Kelsoe, Ronald Ira

KELSOE, RONALD IRA                                                                              September 30, 1925 – September 18, 2000

Services for Mr. Ronald Ira Kelsoe, 74, of Naples were Thursday, Sept. 21, 2000 at the First United Methodist Church of Naples with the Rev. Tim Edwards officiating.  Mr. Kelsoe was born Sept. 30, 1925 in Avery.  He died Monday, Sept. 18, 2000.  He was a veteran of World War II where he served in the Navy.  He was a retired employee of Lone Star Steel, attended the First United Methodist Church of Naples and was a member of the Oak Grove Country Club and Beaver Brook Country Club.  Survivors include his wife Margaret Kelsoe of Naples; two daughters and son-in-law Marsha Johnston and Teresa and Roy Dalby; four grandchildren Kasey and Corrie Johnston and Adam and Jay Dalby; all of Daingerfield.  He was preceded in death by his son, Bobby Jack Kelsoe.  Pallbearers were Lanny Luttrell, Dr. Berry Fleming, Robert Kelsoe, Billy Kelsoe, Mike Ashford and Justin Taylor.  Honorary pallbearers were the Dixie Baseball Pre-Majors Texas State Champions Year 2000.  Interment was in Spring Hill Cemetery.  (NW Row 2)

Kingston, Nora

KINGSTON, NORA                                                                                      April 2, 1905 – January 29, 2000

Graveside services for Mrs. Nora Kingston, 94, of Naples were Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2000, at Omaha Cemetery with the Rev. Ike Thompson officiating.  Mrs. Kingston was born April 2, 1905 in Omaha.  She died Jan. 29, 2000, at SunBridge Care and Rehabilitation in Omaha.  She was a lifetime member of the First Baptist Church in Omaha and a longtime resident of Naples.  Survivors include one daughter, Chris Wommack of Naples; two grandsons, Johnny Wommack of Texarkana and Jimmy Wommack of Corpus Christi; a number of nieces, nephews and cousins, including Peggy Leeves and Mary Janet Wakefield, both of Naples; and five great-grandchildren.
Lesie, William

Services for Mr. William Leslie, 76, of Daingerfield were Monday, December 18, 2000 at First United Methodist Church of Daingerfield with the Rev. Lynn Parker and Rev. David McKay officiating.  Mr. Leslie was born May 10, 1924 in Randolph.  He died Friday, December 15, 2000 in Longview.  He was an employee of the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service, owner of Leslie’s Farm Supply, member of First United Methodist Church and a Navy veteran of World War II.  Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law John T and Sandy Leslie; one daughter and son-in-law Billie Sue and Bill Hanson; all of Daingerfield; one brother Gene Leslie of Commerce; three grandsons; one granddaughter; and one great-grandson.  He was preceded in death by his wife Sue Leslie.  Burial was in Daingerfield Cemetery.  (TUR Sec Row 41)

Lewis, Marion Fleming

LEWIS, MARION FLEMING                                                                   October 23, 1914 – December 7, 2000

Services for Mr. Marion Fleming Lewis, 86, of Daingerfield, were Sunday, December 10, 2000 at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel in Naples, with the Rev. Lanny Peek officiating.  Mr. Lewis was born October 23, 1914, in Naples.  He died Thursday, December 7, 2000, in Daingerfield.  He was a member of the Naples Methodist Church, was self-employed and was a former resident of Naples.  Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Carl Hall of Daingerfield; one sister, Annie Clair Waters of Dallas; and one granddaughter, Crystal Hall of Nacogdoches.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillie, and a grandson, Tracy.  Burial was in the Naples Cemetery, under the direction of Alexander Funeral Service.  (A Row 14)

Litton, Doris Florence

LITTON, DORIS FLORENCE                                                                   January 5, 1911 – September 29, 2000

Services for Mrs. Doris Florence Litton, 89, of Naples were Sunday, October 1, 2000 at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Joe Dan Perkins officiating.  Mrs. Litton was born January 5, 1911 in Naples.  She died Friday, September 29, 2000 in Omaha.  She was a retired school teacher, member of the Baptist Church and a former resident of Leesburg.  Survivors include one sister Veneta Bryan Kennedy; one nephew and wife John and Janet Bryan all of Naples; one great niece and two great nephews Jennifer Bryan of Dallas, John Bryan of Galveston and Charles Bryan of Naples and a number of cousins.  Interment was in Omaha Cemetery.   (Location Unknown)

Marr, Louise Sullivan Davis

MARR, LOUISE SULLIVAN DAVIS                                                      March 19, 1911 – December 9, 2000

Services for Mrs. Louise Sullivan Davis Marr, 89, of Pittsburg, formerly of Naples, were Tuesday, December 12, 2000, at the First Baptist Church of Naples, with the Rev. Gene Lee officiating.  Mrs. Marr was born March 19, 1911, in Cass CO.  She died Saturday, December 9, 2000 in Pittsburg.  She was preceded in death by her parents, J. E. and Sadie Sullivan; a brother, W. C. Sullivan; and her first husband, Lee Davis.  She was a member of the Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Pittsburg, a retired school teacher, a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and a former resident of Naples.  Survivors include her husband, Robert Marr of Pittsburg; two sisters-in-law, Faye Sullivan of Naples, and Ida Mae Hampton of Naples; and a number of nieces and nephews.  Interment was in the Meadowview Cemetery at Naples under the direction of Alexander Funeral Service.  Serving as pallbearers were Troy Gibbs, Rodney Cook, Jason Hastings, Mack Beard, Raymond Garrett and Jack Efurd.  (Row 8) 

McEntire, Cecil

Services for Mr. Cecil G. McEntire, 78, of Timpson and Former resident of Naples, were Thursday, March 23, 2000, at County Line Baptist Church with Wes McEntire and Larry McEntire officiating.  The Rev. McEntire was born May 12, 1921 in Hughes Springs.  He died Tuesday, March 21, 2000 in Nacogdoches.  He was a retired Baptist minister and an Army Air Force veteran.  He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary McEntire. Survivors include his wife Lorene McEntire of Timpson; two sons and daughters-in-law, Wes and Jery Kay McEntire of Marshall, Larry and Beth McEntire of Plano; one brother, Marion McEntire of Houston; five stepchildren; seven grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.  Burial was in County Line Cemetery.  (LOCATION UNKNOWN) 

McNary, Price

MCNARY, PRICE                                                                                        April 16, 1925 – December 21, 2000

Services for Mr. Price McNary, 75, of Omaha, were Wednesday, December 27, 2000, at Reeder-Davis Funeral Home Chapel in Hughes Springs, with the Rev. A. C. Jackson officiating.  Mr. McNary was born April 16, 1925, in Longview.  He died Thursday, December 21, 2000.  He was born to Eldora Daniels McNary and Joseph McNary and was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Ralph Clemmons and Fornell Clemmons.  Survivors include his wife, Lela McNary of Omaha; six daughters and sons-in-law, Jackie and Hal Tyler, and Arlene McNary of Dallas, Mary L. and Bobby Roberson of Houston, Mary and Grady Cummings, Sylvia Smith and Audrey McNary, all of Omaha; six sons and daughters-in-law, Price McNary, Jr., and Earnestine McNary of San Francisco, Christopher and Cheryl McNary, and Kenneth McNary, all of Seattle, WA., George McNary and Steven McNary, both of Dallas, and Michael and Gloria McNary of Omaha; step-children, Lawrence and Deidra Cobbins of Killeen, Grace Green of San Francisco, Vishon Cobbins of Omaha, Michael Cobbins and Marcus Cobbins of Logansport, IN; three sisters, Charlie Mae Pruitt of Longview, Mary Sue Knox and Joyce Ann Harris of Hillsboro; 27 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two aunts, Lizzie Brittian of Ponia, CA., and Annie Pouncy of Longview; and an uncle, George McNary of Longview.  Interment was in Bellheaven Cemetery at Omaha.  (Location Unknown)

Mitchell, Sis Travis

MITCHELL, SIS TRAVIS                                                                           February 24, 1900 – June 1, 2000

Services for Mrs. Sis Travis Mitchell, 100, of Omaha were Saturday, June 3, 2000 at Reeder-Davis Chapel with the Rev. Pleas Layne, Rev. Lanny Peek and Rev. Larry Hinsley officiating.

Mrs. Mitchell was born Feb. 24, 2000 in Wilson County.  She died Thursday, June 1, 2000 at SunBridge Nursing Home.  She was a homemaker and member of Daniel’s Chapel Congregational Methodist Church.  Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Claud and Georganna Mitchell and Wendell and Carolyn Mitchell, all of Daingerfield; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Claud Mitchell.  Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery.  (NW Row 11)

Morris, Sarah Wray

Graveside services for Sarah Wray Morris, 79, of Omaha will be Thursday, May 4, 2000 at 10 am at Conner Cemetery in Daingerfield with the Rev. Bill Turner officiating.  Mrs. Morris was born Jan. 16, 1921 in Omaha.  She died Tuesday, May 2, 2000 at Redbud Retreat Nursing Home.  She was a lifetime resident of Omaha and a lifetime member of the First United Methodist Church of Omaha.  Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law Robert and Melissa Morris of Rocky Branch; one daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Tommy Barron of Omaha; and two grandsons, Andy Barron and T J and Sonya Barron, both of Omaha.  She was preceded in death by one son, Billy Bob Wray.  (Location Unknown)

Motley, Louvenia

MOTLEY, LOUVENIA                                                                               September 30, 1921 – January 8, 2000

Graveside services for Mrs. Louvenia Motley, 78, of Omaha were Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2000 at Omaha Cemetery with the Rev. Tim Sullivan officiating.  Mrs. Motley was born Sept. 30, 1921 in Omaha.  She died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2000 at Gilmer Health Center.  She was a member of the Mt. Moriah Baptist Church and a former resident of Omaha.  Survivors include three sons, Raymond Motley of Gilmer, Jason Motley of Greggton, Wiley Motley of Omaha; two daughters Malvenia Singley of Longview, Valeria Motley of Johntown; one sister, Betty Carpenter of Daingerfield; nineteen grandchildren; and a number of great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Wiley Glen Motley and a son, Thomas Glen Motley.  (A Row 12)

Motley, Pansy

MOTLEY, PANSY                                                                                       September 21, 1920 – May 24, 2000

Services for Mrs. Pansy Motley, 79, of Omaha were Friday, May 26, 2000 at Alexander Chapel with the Rev. Tim Sullivan officiating.  Mrs. Motley was born Sept. 21, 1920 in Omaha.  She died Wednesday, May 24, 2000 at SunBridge Care and Rehabilitation for Omaha.  She was a member of the Mt. Moriah Baptist Church and a lifetime resident of Omaha.  Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, George and Patricia Motley; three daughters and sons-in-law, Christoria and Lee Cole of Antlers, OK, Carrie Lou and Dallas Henley of Deweyville and Rosezine Singleton of Eugene, OR; 16 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Dave Motley.  Interment was in Omaha Cemetery. (I Row 4)

Nickleberry, Carolyn

NICKLEBERRY, CAROLYN                                                                     July 23, 1949 – July 24, 2000

Services for Mrs. Carolyn Nickleberry, 51, of Linden were Friday, July 28, 2000 at Norris S. Curry CME Church with Arthur Miller officiating.   Mrs. Nickleberry was born July 23, 1949 in Cass Co.  She died Monday, July 24, 2000 in a Longview hospital.  She was a medical technician.  Survivors include one daughter, LaTonya Nickleberry of Houston; parents, A. D. Nickleberry of Salt Lake City and Anita Nickleberry of Naples; two sisters, Merlyn Lafayette of Naples and Cynthia Murphy of Longview; grandmother, Odella Nickleberry of Naples; and a number of aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.  Burial was in Morning Star Cemetery.  (Location Unknown)

Patterson, Julia Faye

Services for Mrs. Julia Faye Patterson, 76, of Daingerfield, were Monday, May 8, 2000 at the Nail-Haggard Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Neal Clark officiating.  Mrs. Patterson was born March 17, 1924 in Daingerfield.  She died Sunday, May 7, 2000 in Mt. Pleasant.  Survivors include daughters Martha Byrd of Daingerfield, Joyce Richey of Omaha; son Dearl Quarles of Daingerfield, sisters, Irene Phillips of Daingerfield, Johnnie Mae Pilbro of Pittsburg, Barbara Resendiz of Longview; brothers, Reginald Harrell of Texarkana, Belly Gene Harrell of Englewood, CO, Gerald  Harrell of Lone Star and Norman Harrell of Daingerfield; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by daughter Rita Faye Quarles.  Burial was in Clark Cemetery.  (LOCATION UNKNOWN)

Peace, Perry Lee

PEACE, PERRY LEE                                                                                February 15, 1919 – September 27, 2000

Services for Mr. Perry Lee Peace, 81, of DeKalb were Friday, Sept. 29, 2000 at Alexander Chapel with the Rev. Neal Thornburgh officiating.  Mr. Peace was born Feb. 15, 1919 in Daingerfield.  He died Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2000 at SunBridge Nursing Home in Omaha.  He was a member of the Baptist Church and a lifetime member of American Legion.  He was retired from 27 years of oil field and carpentry work.  Survivors include his wife, Letha Peace of DeKalb; two sons and daughters-in-law Perry G. and Betty Peace of DeKalb, Lee Roy and Twilla Peace of Dallas; one daughter and son-in-law Patricia and George Motley of Omaha; one sister, Evelyn Bunner of Haynesville, LA; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.  Pallbearers were Roy McMillan, Joe McMillan, Bob McMillan, Perry McMillan, James Peace and Joe Bunner.  Interment was in Omaha Cemetery.  (J Row 5 BL 16)

Porter, Vivian Sr.

PORTER, VIVIAN SR                                                                              March 28, 1923 – September 30, 2000

Services for Mr. Vivian Porter, Sr., 77, of Naples were Friday, Oct. 6, 2000 at Brown’s Temple CME Church at Omaha, with the Rev. R. B. King officiating.  Mr. Porter was born Mar. 28, 1923 in Naples.  He died Sep. 30, 2000 at Medical Center of McKinney.  Mr. Porter attended schools in Naples, and was a retiree from Red River Army Depot.  He had served with the US Army.  Survivors include his wife, Almonia Roland of McKinney; four sons, Vivian Porter, Jr., Larry Grant and Adrian Porter of Longview and Geromy Porter of Arlington; three daughters, Jackie Paul of Ft. Worth, Betty Scroggins of  Bakersfield, CA, and Debra Byrd of Omaha; 14 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives.  Burial was in the Morning Star Cemetery at Naples, and pallbearers were Hurley Tarver, Herman King, Charlie Young, Tom Evans, Clifford Turner and John Taylor.  (Location Unknown)

Ramage, Frankie Jean

RAMAGE, FRANKIE JEAN                                                                    July 28, 1927 – October 1, 2000

Services for Mrs. Frankie Jean Ramage, 73, of Daingerfield were Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2000 at the First United Methodist Church in Daingerfield with the Rev. David McKay officiating.  Mrs. Ramage was born July 28, 1927 in Cisco.  She died Sunday, Oct. 1, 2000 in a Paris hospital.  She was a member of the First United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women and was a sales clerk and former employee of Hemphill Wells, retiring in 1985.  Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law Aleta and Tony Hall of Daingerfield; two sons and daughters-in-law Johnny and Linda Ramage of Colleyville and Rick and Kristi Ramage of Daingerfield; sisters and brothers-in-law Joann and Joel May of Naples,  Monica and Tommy Martin of Rocky Branch; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Miller Ramage.  Interment was in Omaha Cemetery.  (F Row 5)

Reed, Lola

REED, LOLA                                                                                              October 12, 1919 – November 24, 2000

Services for Mrs. Lola Reed, 81, of Omaha, were Wednesday, November 29, at the Noriss S Curry Methodist Church in Naples, with the Rev. James O. Hood officiating.  Mrs. Reed was born October 12, 1919, in Naples.  She died Friday, November 24, 2000, in Mt. Pleasant.  She was a member of Norris S Curry CME Church, and was an employee of the David Granberry memorial Hospital at Naples for 17 years.  Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Waola and Clifford Turner, and Margie Hardiman, all of Naples; brother and sister-in-law, Leroy and Melba Jackson of Oakland, CA; sisters and brother-in-law, Iris Canada of San Francisco, Catherine and Cornelius Bowles of Naples; six grandchildren, Mary Talton of Mt. Pleasant, Deborah and Bryan Boyd of Cason, Richard and Jeanette Turner of Sasn Diego, Donna and James Hood of Arlington, Keith and Michelle Turner of Murrietta, CA, and DuJuana Warren of Macombe, MS; 13 great-grandchildren; and sic great-great-grandchildren.  Burial was in the Morning Star Cemetery at Naples.  (Location Unknown)

Richey, Vesti Services for Mrs. Vesti Richey, 89, of Omaha, will be Thursday, January 27, 2000 at 11:00 a.m. at Concord Baptist Church.  Mrs. Richey was born April 1, 1910 in Commerce, TX.  She died Monday, January 24, 2000 at SunBridge Care and Rehabilitation in Omaha, TX.  She was a member of the Concord Baptist Church, retired manager of Elliott and Waldron Abstract Company of Daingerfield and a longtime resident of Omaha.  Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law Ray and Vera Richey of Wylie; one sister, Audra Wellborn of Omaha; two grand-daughters, Jinna Dreessen of Rockwall, Sarah Richey of Oklahoma City, OK; and a number of nieces and nephews.  Pallbearers will be Tommy Richey, Donald Richey, and Rodney Richey.  Interment will be in Concord Cemetery.  The Reverends Nolan Richey and Ray Richey will officiate.
Robison, Gary

ROBISON, GARY                                                                                August 20, 1944 – October 12, 2000

Services for Mr. Gary Robison, 56, of Tyler, were Monday, October 16, 2000 at Concord Baptist Church with the Rev. Nolan Richey, Rev. Lanny Peek and Rev. Glenn Griffith officiating.  Mr. Robison was born Aug. 20, 1944 in Atlanta.  He died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2000 at a Tyler hospital.  He had lived in Tyler for the past 15 years and was an electrician with IBEW #1151 and member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.  Survivors include his wife, Pat Robison of Tyler; daughters Teri Robison of Naples and Toni Rolf and husband Charles of Mt. Pleasant; stepsons Wayne Bryant of Marietta and Ray Bryant of Tyler; father Vernon Robison of Naples; mother Harvie Dee Carpenter of Omaha; brothers and sisters-in-law Cecil and Cathy Robison of Omaha, Johnny and Paula Robison and Jerry and Kathy Robison, all of Naples, W. C. and Fannie Robison of Royse City; sister and brother-in-law Marvadene and Vinnie Martino of Grand Prairie; grandson Justin Robison; granddaughters Kayla Joyce, Brittany Dill, JayCee Rolf and Elizabeth Joyce Wilhite.  Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery.  (NW Row 10)

Rodgers, Ozie

RODGERS, OZIE                                                                                April 13, 1908 – November 26, 2000

Services for Mrs. Ozie Rodgers, 92, of Omaha were Thursday, November 30, 2000 at Mt. Mitchell Church of Christ with Douglas Howie officiating.  Mrs. Rodgers was born April 13, 1908 in Morris Co.  She died Sunday, Nov. 26, 2000.  She was a homemaker.  Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law John Rodgers, Paul and Delores Rodgers, Calvin and Margie Rodgers and a grandson she raised, Ronald and Charlotte Smith; seven daughters and sons-in-law Allean and Paul Mimms, Hattie and Henry Younger, Marie and Nolan Thomas, Ozie and Arthur Young, Bonnie and Alfred Murrell, Evelyn and Charles Williams and Ellen and Reginal Johnson; brothers Scott Evans and R. L. Evans; sisters Lillie Smith, Lillie Hamilton and Vernell Boyd; 56 grandchildren; 115 great-grandchildren and 19 great-great-grandchildren.  Burial was in Reynolds Cemetery.  (Location Unknown)

Russell, Mabel

Services for Mabel Russell, 85, of Omaha, were Thursday, Feb. 3, 2000, at Reeder-Davis Funeral Home.  Mrs. Russell was born July 2, 1914, in Morris County.  She died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2000, in an Omaha nursing home.  She was a former telephone operator, nurse’s aide and member of County Line Baptist Church.  Survivors include two brothers, Joe Olin Starrett of Daingerfield and Bobby Ray Starrett of Ore City; one sister, Frances Stephens of Daingerfield; and a number of nieces and nephews.  She was  preceded in death by her husband, William Glover Russell, in 1945.  Burial was in County Line Cemetery in Daingerfield.  The Rev. Ted White officiated.  (Row 24)

Sanches, Marjorie Kay

SANCHES, MARJORIE KAY                                                           March 28, 1930 – May 25, 2000 

Graveside services for Mrs. Marjorie Kay Sanches, 70, of Omaha, were Friday, May 26, 2000 at Mt. Moriah Cemetery with the Reverends Tim Sullivan, Mike Amerson and L. F. Hess officiating.  Mrs. Sanches was born March 28, 1930 in Titus County. She died Thursday, May 25, 2000 at Titus Regional Medical Center.  She was a homemaker and a member of Mt. Moriah Church.  Survivors include her husband, Nolan Sanches; one son, Thomas Sanches, both of Omaha; two daughters, Eula Jean Price of Winfield and Claudia Duke of Pittsburg; brother, Harold Kay of Talco; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.  Pallbearers were David Bryant, Forrest Clair, James Dailey, Larry Dailey, Jr., Ray Duke, Ben Garretson, Donald McCain, Vincent McCain, Edwin Ramsey and Johnny Ramsey.  (Location Unknown)

Simpson, Rosemary Sue

Services for Mrs. Rosemary Sue Simpson, 47, of Granbury, formerly of Lake O’ The Pines, were Friday, January 21, 2000, at the Veal Switch Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles Swilling officiating.  Mrs. Simpson was born September 6, 1952, in Granbury.  She died January 14, 2000, in Granbury.  She was a homemaker and a Baptist.  Survivors include two daughters and one son-in-law, Cynthia and Matt Smoak or Omaha, and Darla Simpson of Burkburnett; one son, Darrell Simpson of Lone Star; her mother, Helen Lien of Arlington; three brothers, Ralph Ledford of Arlington, Tommy Ledford of San Antonio and Phillip Ledford of Illinois; one sister, Carolyn Coker of DeSoto, TX; three grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews. Interment was in the Daingerfield Cemetery.  (Location Unknown)

Smith, Melvin

SMITH, MELVIN                                                                                May 25, 1920 – July 23, 2000

Services for Mr. Melvin Smith, 80, of Omaha were Saturday, July 29, 2000 at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Daingerfield with the Rev. Bertrain Bailey officiating.  Mr. Smith was born may 25, 1920 in Omaha.  He died Sunday, July 23, 2000 in a Tyler hospital.  He was retired from Red River Army Depot, member and deacon of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church and Army veteran of World War II.  Survivors include three sons, Billy Smith and Tony Smith, both of Dallas and Steve Smith of Clarksville; three daughters, Joyce Durham of Waco, Melva Hicks of Dallas and Patricia Evans of Daingerfield; four brothers; four sisters; 15 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one special friend, Jessie Mae Harris.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Charlene. Burial was in Whitmore Cemetery.  (Row 16)

Sosbee, Paul

SOSBEE, PAUL                                                                                   April 17, 1916 – July 14, 2000

Services for Mr. Paul Sosbee, 84, of Naples were Sunday, July 16, 2000, at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Lanny Peek and Austin Wommack officiated.  Mr. Sosbee was born April 17, 1916 in Omaha.  He died Friday, July 14, 2000 in Tyler.  He was a retired employee of Lone Star Steel Co., a veteran of WWII where he served in the US Navy, and a member of the Baptist Church.  He was a lifetime resident of the Naples area.  A eulogy was given by Austin Wommack and he noted that Mr. Sosbee was in the Navy on a mine sweeper in the Pacific in 1944-45, the last 18 months of World War II, and witnessed the flag raised at Iwo Jima.  Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Margreatte (Pal) Sosbee of Naples; one daughter and son-in-law, JoAnn and Charles Martin of Whitehouse; one son and daughter-in-law, Gene and Donna Sosbee of Naples; two grandsons, Norris Wayne Martin of Elm Mott and Roy Paul Martin of Whitehouse; two great-grandchildren, Justin Wayne Martin and Lana Sue Martin, both of Elm Mott; one brother, Brannon Sosbee of Winnsboro and one sister, Marie Lewis of Dallas.  Interment was in Omaha Cemetery.   (Location Unknown)

Stevens, William Clarence

STEVENS, WILLIAM CLARENCE                                               September 3, 1911 – December 10, 2000

Services for Mr. W. C. Stevens, 89, of Omaha were Wednesday, December 13, 2000, at the First United Methodist Church of Omaha, with the Rev. Dale Hunt, the Rev. Bill Turner and the Rev. Neal Thornburgh officiating.  Mr. Stevens was born September 3, 1911, in Omaha.  He died Sunday, December 10, 2000, at Titus Regional Medical Center in Mt. Pleasant.  He was a well-known businessman and banker.  He had served as chairman of the board of the Morris County National Bank in Naples for many years.  He attended the First United Methodist Church of Omaha and was a lifetime resident of Omaha.  He was an exemplary husband and father, and a generous contributor to his community.  He was preceded in death by a daughter, Margaret Stevens-Kofskey in 1994.  Survivors include his wife, Jerry Stevens of Omaha; a daughter, Amelia L. Stevens M.D., of Ajijic, Mexico; and a number of nieces and nephews.  Interment was in the Omaha Cemetery under the direction of Alexander Funeral Service.  Serving as pallbearers were Wayne Smith, Ray Thigpen, Dan Hampton, Ed Thompson, Lloyd Jolly, Russell Stevens, Toby Culver and Charles Smith.  (I Row 3)

Summers, Mildred Beasley

SUMMERS, MILDRED BEASLEY                                               March 2, 1922 – February 3, 2000

Services for Mrs. Mildred Beasley Summers, 77, of Mt. Pleasant, were Saturday, Feb. 5, 2000, at First Presbyterian Church.  Mrs. Summers was born March 2, 1922, in Omaha.  She died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2000, at Vintage Lace Adult Care.  She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, former deacon, secretary of Women of Church, and Circle Chairman.  She was a 20 year employee of Guaranty bank in customer service and a former member of the Fine Arts Club.  Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Dale Wilhite of Apex, NC; two sisters, Virginia Atkinson and Alice Traylor, both of Omaha; one brother, Lester Beasley of Omaha; and grandchildren Annie Wilhite and Kevin Wilhite.  She was preceded in death by her husband, John Summers; and parents, S. J. Beasley and Jennie Riddle Beasley.  Pallbearers were Mike Beasley, Thomas C. Beasley, W. C. Beasley, Art Scharlach, James Stepp and Joe Wilhite.  Burial was in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Mt. Pleasant.  The Rev. Steve Newton officiated

Thigpen, Jesse Royce "J. Roy" Jr.

THIGPEN, JESSE ROYCE, JR  (J ROY)                                       March 21, 1933 – May 11, 2000

Services for Mr. J. Roy Thigpen, 67, of Chilton were Saturday, May 13, 2000 at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bill Turner officiating.  Mr. Thigpen was born March 21, 1933 in Omaha.  He died Thursday, May 11, 2000 at V. A. Hospital in Dallas.  He was a retired electronics tech, served in the US Air Force, member of the Omaha Methodist Church and a former resident of Omaha.  Survivors include two sisters, Martha Brown of Dallas, Jan Zanetta of Jacksonville, FL; one brother, Buddy Thigpen of Omaha and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Royce and Gladys Thigpen.  Pallbearers were Ray Thigpen, Paul Brown, Richard Wright, Bud Joyner, Jesse Wright and Billy Tob Wright.  Interment was in Omaha Cemetery.  (K Row 3 BL 19)

Thomas Dinah

THOMAS, DINAH                                                                            October 27, 1945 – June 9, 2000

Services for Mrs. Dinah Thomas, 54, of Omaha were Monday, June 12, 2000, at Omaha Methodist Church with the Rev. Bill Turner officiating.  Mrs. Thomas was born Oct. 27, 1945 in Blue, OK.  She died Friday, June 9, 2000 at her home.  She was a member of the First  United Methodist Church of Omaha; one son and daughter-in-law, Chet and Ragayla Thomas of Whitehouse; two daughters and son-in-law, Kim and Steven Crocker of Marietta and Misty Thomas of Mt. Vernon; three brothers, John Stinson, Marion Stinson and William Stinson, all of Durant, OK; one sister, Mary Ellen Owens of Stillwater, OK; and three grandchildren, Ashton, Emily and Allison.  Pallbearers were Jimmy Brown, Greg Brown, John Thomas, Charles Lee, Thad Hall and Hal Ward.  Interment was in Spring Hill Cemetery.  (SE Row 2)

Tohill, Lillian Motley

TOHILL, LILLIAN MOTLEY                                                       April 17, 1912 – October 7,  2000

Services for Mrs. Lillian Tohill, 88, of Omaha, were Tuesday, October 10, 2000, at the Mt. Moriah Baptist Church of Omaha, with the Rev. Tim Sullivan officiating.  Mrs. Tohill was born April 17, 1912, in Omaha.  She died Saturday, October 7, 2000, in Omaha.  She was a homemaker and was retired from the Orange, TX ISD.  She was a member of the Mt. Moriah Baptist Church and a longtime resident of Orange, TX.  She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Susanne Tohill Penny.  Survivors include a daughter, Thelma Christine Stein and husband, Jack, of Phoenix, AZ; two sons, Jessie Lawrence Tohill of Orange, and Vivian Carl “Butch” Tohill and wife, Ramona, of Freeport, TX; 12 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; a brother, V. C. Motley and wife, Bonnie, of Omaha; a sister, Christine Tohill and husband, James Otis, of Omaha; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; a brother-in-law, Pat Tohill and wife, Nancy; and two sisters-in-law, Ernestine Derrick and Hallie Yarbrough.  Burial was in the Omaha Cemetery and pallbearers were Marvin Sharp, Ashton Pellerin, Devin Pellerin, Otis Tohill, Randall Motley and Ken Pellerin.  (A Row 12)

Tomberlain, Martha

TOMBERLAIN, MARTHA                                                           December 21, 1953 – August 13, 2000

Services for Ms. Martha Tomberlain, 46, of Naples, were held Monday, Aug. 14, 2000 at the First Baptist Church in Naples with the Rev. Richard Tatum and Dr. Joe Perkins officiating.  Ms. Tomberlain was a teacher at Northeast Texas Community College, a member of the First Baptist Church in Daingerfield and a lifetime resident of Morris Co.  Survivors include her mother, Mrs. Rose Tomberlain of Naples; a companion, Allen Jones of Naples; two sisters and brother-in-law, Barbara and Frankie Manna of Daingerfield and Lillian Johnson of Naples; one brother and sister-in-law, Pat and Sue Tomberlain of Atlanta; one brother-in-law, Rev. R. D. Tatum of Paris; one niece and a number of nephews.  Burial was in Vissering Cemetery in Naples.  (Row ?)

Tuck, Bess R.

TUCK, BESS R.                                                                               December 2, 1905 – July 23, 2000

Services for Mrs. Bess R. Tuck, 94, of Naples were held Tuesday, July 25, 2000 at Alexander Chapel with the Rev. Joe Dan Perkins officiating.  Mrs. Tuck was born Dec. 2, 1905 in Atlanta.  She died Sunday, July 23, 2000 in Texarkana.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church, a retired employee of the Naples Monitor newspaper and a longtime employee of Naples.  Survivors include one daughter-in-law, Mary Beth Tuck of Commerce; three nieces, Greta Bowers of Texarkana, Jean Jackson of Avery and Bobbie Franklin of South Texas; four nephews, George Gibson of Dallas, John Allen Gibson of Naples, Vivian Gibson of Ft. Worth and Harold Franklin of San Antonio; and a number of great, great-great, great-great-great nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Elbert H. Tuck and a son, Kenneth, two grandchildren and one great-grandson.  Pallbearers were Joe Bowers, Neil Bowers, Randy Morrow, Curtis Hancock, Robert Rabb and Jody Scarborough.  Interment was in Naples Cemetery.  (B Row 24)

Turner, L. A.

TURNER, L. A.                                                                              April 20, 1939 – April 28, 2000

Services for Mr. L. A. Turner, 61, of Omaha were Saturday, may 6, 2000 at Daingerfield High School Auditorium with Will Williams, Jr. officiating.  Mr. Turner was born April 20, 1939 in Morris Co.  He died Friday, April 28, 2000 in a Tyler hospital.  He was an employee of Daingerfield-Lone Star Independent School District and attended the Church of Christ.  Survivors include his wife, Ollaree Turner of Omaha; one daughter, Linda Turner of Omaha; two step-children, Leon Templeton and Delois Bradley of Longview; his mother, Louella Turner of Omaha; five brothers, Onzie Turner of Daingerfield, Willie James Turner of Cason, L. W. Turner and Willie Ray Turner of Omaha and Arthur Morris Turner of Mt. Pleasant; three sisters, Shirley Ann Traylor and Betty Ann Turner of Omaha and Edith Osadolor of Longview; one grandchild and two step-great-grandchildren.  Burial was in Reynolds Cemetery.  (Location Unknown)

Vaught, Beatrice Richards Beatrice Richards Vaught, 90, of Omaha, died Friday, January 28, 2000 at Titus Regional Medical Center in Mount Pleasant, TX.  Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 1, 2000, at Omaha Methodist Church under the direction of Alexander Funeral Home of Naples.  The Rev. William Turner and Dr. Dale Hunt will officiate.  Interment will be at Concord Cemetery.  Mrs. Vaught was born November 6, 1909 in Olustee, OK.  She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women, a charger member of the Elmwood Auxiliary and a longtime resident of Omaha.  Mrs. Vaught was a former employee of McKellar's Department Store in Omaha.  She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Lola Jean and Auvis Hampton of Omaha; grandsons Lance and Landon Hampton, both of Omaha; brother Perry Arvie Richards of New Braunfels; sister Peraline Northam of Daingerfield; a number of nieces and nephews.
Vissering, Fred Jr.

VISSERING, FRED JR.                                                                October 4, 1923 – March 16, 2000

Services for Mr. Fred Vissering, 76, of Naples were Saturday, March 18, 2000 at First United Methodist Church in Naples with the Rev. Lanny Peek and Tip Brian officiating.  Mr. Vissering was born Oct. 4, 1923 in Naples.  He died Thursday, March 16, 2000 at his home.  He was a retired employee of Lone Star Steel Co., a cattleman, member of the First United Methodist Church and a lifetime resident of Naples.  Survivors include his wife, Sue Vissering of Naples; one son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Connie Vissering of Naples; two daughters and son-in-law, Glenda and Scott West and Brenda Vissering, all of Naples; eight grandchildren, Keith, Phillip, Brandy and husband Jim White, Megan, Martin, Amelia, James and Anissa; one great-grandchild, Madison; two sisters, Betty Sue Honeyman of Omaha and Anne Anthony of Naples.  Pallbearers were Lynn Riner, Earl Orr, Jimmy Shaw, Steve Wommack, David Fulcher and Jackie Hears.  Interment was in Naples Cemetery.   ( Location Unknown)

Vissering, Ruth

VISSERING, RUTH                                                                       September 8, 1927 – January 12, 2000

Services for Mrs. Ruth Vissering, 72, of Naples, were Friday, January 14, 2000, at Alexander Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Bob Odom officiating.  Mrs. Vissering was born Sept. 8, 1927 in Naples.  She died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2000 at Titus Regional Medical Center.  She was a member of the Rocky Branch Missionary Baptist Church and a lifetime resident of Naples.  Survivors include her husband, Wes Vissering of Naples; one son and daughter-in-law, Ray and Pam Harty; two grandchildren, Shannon Harty and Kyle Harty, all of Allen; three brothers, Boyd Gibbs of Simms, Troy Gibbs of Naples, Jerry Gibbs of Longview; one sister, Peggy Barber of Columbia, MS; and a number of nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Edna and Orb Gibbs.  Interment was at Spring Hill Cemetery.  (OS Row 12)

Wade, William J. "Bill"

WADE, WILLIAM (BILL) J                                                        July 8, 1925 – September 3, 2000

Services for Mr. William (Bill) J. Wade, 75, of Lake O’ the Pines, will be held today, Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2000 at 10 am at Alexander Chapel with the Rev. Jack Ables officiating.  Mr. Wade was born July 8, 1925 in Chicago, IL.  He died Sunday, Sept. 3, 2000 at his residence.  He was retired from Dresser Industries and also the Roman Catholic Diocese of Dallas.  He and Evelyn were married Feb. 4, 1961, and moved to Lake O’ the Pines in 1996.  Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Wade of Lake O’ the Pines; one sister and brother-in-law Mary Jane and Clarence Lemarr of Dallas; one grandson and daughter-in-law Frank and Amy McCarty of Longview; and one great-granddaughter Emily McCarty; five sisters-in-law Harvie Dee Carpenter of Omaha, Maveline Spencer of Naples; Veva Mae and Raymond Latham of Grand Prairie, Jean Spencer of Lake O’ the Pines and Edna Spencer of Lunberton; three nephews and one niece.  Interment will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.  (NE Row 8)

Wallace, Gwendolyn

WALLACE, GWENDOLYN                                                         July 19, 1948 – November 19, 2000

Graveside services for Mrs. Gwendolyn Wallace, 52, of Naples were Tuesday, November 21, 2000 at Morning Star Cemetery with the Rev. Harold Wright and Q T Williams officiating.  Mrs. Wallace was born July 19, 1948 in Naples.  She died Sunday, November 19, 2000 in Naples.  She was a homemaker.  Survivors include one son, Lakendrick Avila II, of Winfield; brothers Bobbie Gene Wallace of Naples and Willie Hervey of CA.  (Location Unknown)

Warren, Cora Lee

WARREN, CORA LEE                                                                 June 11, 1909 – September 1, 2000

Services for Mrs. Cora Lee Warren, 91, of Omaha were Friday, September 8, 2000 at Omaha First Baptist Church with the Rev. Charlie Hood officiating.  Mrs. Warren was born June 11, 1909 in Cass Co.  She died Friday, September 1, 2000 at SunBridge Care and Rehabilitation for Omaha.  She was a homemaker and member of the Omaha First Baptist Church.  Survivors include a special daughter, Barbara Evans of Naples; two sisters Evada Barbaer of Naples and Lee Vanna Lee of Lancaster, CA; and a host of relatives and friends.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Aaron Warren.  Burial was in Morning Star Cemetery.  (Sec C, L South Side)

Watson, Leland

WATSON, LELAND                                                                     November 28, 1914 – October 14, 2000

Services for Mr. Leland Watson, 86, of Omaha were Thursday, October 19,2000 at Wallick Christian Chapel Church with A. W. Lawton officiating.  Mr. Watson was born November 28, 1914 in Daingerfield.  He died Saturday, October 14, 2000 in Mt. Pleasant.  He was retired from Lone Star Steel and a member of Wallick Chapel Christian Church.  Survivors include three sons and one daughter-in-law John Stewart of Wichita, KS, Ricky and Debra Watson of Mt. Pleasant and Harold Watson of Pittsburg, three daughters and two sons-in-law Gladys and Richard Chism of Mt. Pleasant and Ora and Vernon Everett and Elma Faye Watson of Dallas; 13 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Luna Watson, daughter Dessie Ruth Watson and son Charles Watson.  Interment was in Whitmore Cemetery.  (Row 13)

Wilhite, Whitney Fawn

WILHITE, WHITNEY FAWN                                                      November 30, 1964 – January 11, 2000

Services for Miss Whitney Fawn Wilhite, 35, of Naples, will be conducted Thursday, Jan. 16, 2000, at 1 pm at Alexander Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill Harty and Rev. Hugh Gibbs officiating.  Miss Wilhite was born Nov. 30, 1964 in Naples.  She died Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2000 at Wadley Hospital in Texarkana.  She was valedictorian of her senior class at Hallsville High School and also valedictorian of her eighth grade class at Paul Pewitt Junior High.  She attended Texas A&M University at College Station.  She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather Willard Wilhite, her maternal grandparents Hazel and Clarence Wakefield.  Survivors include her mother, Mary Janet Wakefield of Naples, father and step-mother, W. L. and Barbara Wilhite of Omaha; one brother and sister-in-law, Jeff and Beth Wilhite of Naples; paternal grandparents, Jessie Lee and Fred Holcomb of Omaha; one nephew, Jordan Scott Wilhite of Naples; aunt and uncle, Peggy and Dr. James Leeves of Naples; one great-great aunt, Nora Kingston of Omaha; and a number of cousins.  Interment will be at Sping Hill Cemetery.  (NW Row 5)

Wilkerson, M. C.

WILKERSON, M. C.                                                                    January 2, 1926 – February 4, 2000

Services for M. C. Wilkerson, 74, of Naples will be today, Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2000, at 11 AM at Morning Star Baptist Church.  Mr. Wilkerson was born Jan 2, 1926 in Morris Co.  He died Friday, Feb. 4, 2000 at Mt. Pleasant.  He was retired from Lone Star Steel, a member of the Morning Star Baptist Church and a life long resident of Morris Co.  Pallbearers will be Billy Ray Betts, Johnny Thomas, Melvin Robinson, Charlie Young, John Taylor and Herman King.  Honorary pallbearers will be nephews, Clarence Robertson and Connie Jones.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Montique and Sarah Wilkerson.  Burial will be in Reynolds Cemetery.  The Rev. Will Williams ill officiate.  (Location Unknown)

Williams, Clarence Lawrence

WILLIAMS, CLARENCE LAWRENCE                                    Dec. 22, 1922 – August 25, 2000

Services for Mr. Clarence Lawrence Williams, 77, of Naples will be today, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2000 at 11 am at the Norris S Curry CME Church with the Rev. Harold Wright officiating.  Mr. Williams was born Dec. 22, 1922 in Commerce, the son of Willie Williams and Bertha Williams Reynolds.  He died Friday, August 25, 2000 at SunBridge Nursing Home.  He attended Carver High School, served in the US Merchant Marines during World War II, served in Okinawa aboard the USS John Muir.  Mr. Williams was employed as a US Postal worker for 29 years before retiring.  He was a member of the Norris S Curry CME Church where he served as a trustee.  He is survived by his sons Clarence Williams, Jr. of McAllen and James N. Williams of Daly City, CA; daughters Margarette A. Robinson of San Jose, CA, Marjorie Patterson of DeSoto and Phenicia Tyson of Hammond, LA; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.  Interment will be in Morning Star Cemetery.  (Location Unknown)

Williams, Kittie Pearl Jacobs

WILLIAMS, KITTIE PEARL JACOBS                                     March 24, 1901 – May 17, 2000

Services for Mrs. Kittie Pearl Jacobs Williams, 99, of Naples, were Friday, May 19, 2000, at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel in Naples, with the Rev. Pleas Layne and the Rev. Lanny Peek officiating.  Mrs. Williams was born March 24, 1901, in Marble, NC.  She died Wednesday, May 17, at SunBridge Healthcare and Rehabilitation in Omaha.  She was a retired nurse, a member of the Daniels Chapel Congregational Methodist Church and a lifetime resident of Naples.  She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Billy and Marilyn Williams of Omaha; three daughters and a son-i-law, Eloise Steele of Roanoke, VA, Lil ‘Tom’ Robison of Naples and Peggy and Oran Whiteaker of Humble, TX; two sisters, Ethel Byrd of Simms, and Cleo Lancaster of Hughes Springs; one brother, Leonard Jacobs of Hughes Springs; two sisters-in-law, Para Lee Jacobs of Naples, and Evelyn Jacobs of Hughes Springs; ten grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren;13 great-great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.  Interment was in Spring Hill Cemetery and serving pallbearers were Dwight Byrd, Lawrence Lancaster, Gene Jacobs, Glen Ragland, Marshall Cobb, Douglas Jacobs, David Elrod and Jimmy May.  (NW Row 12)

Wofford, Ludie

WOFFORD, LUDIE                                                                       May 16, 1919 – June 11, 2000

Services for Mrs. Ludie Wofford, 81, of Naples were Saturday, June 17, 2000 at First Baptist Church in Omaha with the Rev. David L. Venters officiating.  Mrs. Wofford was born May 16, 1919 in Gilmer.  She died Sunday, June 11, 2000 in Mt. Pleasant.  She was a homemaker.  Survivors include one daughter, Cora Mae “Penny” Collins of Naples; one sister, Lula B. Smith of Albuquerque, NM; one brother, Wilson Sales of Wichita Falls; nine grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.  Burial was in Reynolds Cemetery. (Location Unknown)

Woodson, Annie Lue "Ann"

WOODSON, ANNIE LUE “ANN”                                             January 9, 1952 – December 13, 2000

Wake services for Mrs. Annie Lue “Ann” Woodson, 48, of Mt. Pleasant, were Monday, December 18, 2000 at Turney Mortuary Chapel with Supt. Neotis Roberson officiating.  Mrs. Woodson was born January 9, 1952, in Naples.  She died Wednesday, December 13, at Titus Regional Medical Center in Mt. Pleasant.  She was a custodian and a member of the Brown’s Temple CME Church of Omaha.  Survivors include two sons, Kevin Woodson of Friedbery, Germany, and Dennis Woodson of Omaha; three sisters and one brother-in-law, Paula F. Rector of Houston, Betty J. Johnson of Omaha, and Catherine and James Montgomery of Dallas; one daughter-in-law, Rhonda Woodson; one niece and nephew, Kathy King and Gerald King Sr., of Daingerfield; and a number of other relatives.  Interment was in the Bellheaven Cemetery at Omaha.  (Location Unknown)

Yelverton, Cuby

YELVERTON, CUBY                                                                 September 16, 1923 – January 20, 2000 

Services for Mr. Cuby Yelverton, 76, of Omaha, were Saturday, January 22, 2000, at the Mt. Moriah Cemetery at Omaha, with the Rev. Tim Sullivan officiating.  Mr. Yelverton was born September 16, 1923, in Dallas.  He died January 20, 2000, at the Veterans’ Administration Hospital in Dallas.  He was a World War II Navy veteran, a member of the Merchant Marines and the Morris County Veterans of Foreign Wars.  Survivors include his wife, Helen Measley of Omaha, and a number of friends.  (Location Unknown)

 

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