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Allen, Robert Howard

ALLEN, ROBERT HOWARD                                                                        September 26, 1942 – November 11, 2004

Graveside services for Mt. Robert Howard Allen, 62, of Naples, were Sunday, Nov. 14, 2004, at Spring Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Tim Edwards officiating.  Mr. Allen was born September 26, 1942, in Broken Bow, OK.  He died Thursday, Nov. 11, 2004, in Longview.  He was a Vietnam War veteran.  Survivors include special friends, BJ and Michael Wagner of Naples; Mid Shipman Ty Wagner of Annapolis, MD, Tad, Shelby, Kacey Jo and Pepper Wagner, all of Naples; and many friends and staff at Haven Care Nursing Home in Longview.  (NE Row 9)

Armstrong, Ella Mae

ARMSTRONG, ELLA MAE                                                                          April 19, 1908 – May 16, 2004

Services for Mrs. Ella Mae Armstrong, 96, of Naples, were Thursday, May 20, 2004, at Norris S. Curry CME Church with the Rev. Harold Wright officiating.  Mrs. Armstrong was born April 19, 1906, in Dalby Springs.  She died Sunday, May 16, 2004, in Naples.  She was a homemaker and member of Norris S. Curry CME Church.  Survivors include two daughters and one son-in-law, Mary K. Boyd and Willie Pearl and Waymon Boyd of Naples; four sisters, Cornel Walker of DeKalb, Era Jean McGowan and Verline Simms of Dallas and LayDonya Adams of Texarkana; two sisters-in-law, Shirley McGown of DeKalb and Tolethier Petty of Naples; one special friend, Noble Buford; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.  She was preceded in death by her husbands, Todd Perry and Robert “Bob” Armstrong; and one granddaughter, Beverly Pearl Daniels-Turner.  Interment was at Morning Star Cemetery in Naples.  (Location Unknown)

Beasley, Kent

BEASLEY, KENT                                                                                            July 15, 1977 – September 14, 2004

Services for Mr. Kent Beasley, 27, of Omaha, were Sunday, September 19, 2004, at Pewitt High School auditorium, with the Rev. Lanny Peek officiating.  Mr. Beasley was born July 15, 1977, in Mt. Pleasant.  He died Tuesday, September 14, 2004, in Daingerfield.  He was a 1995 graduate of Pewitt High School and Midwestern State University, a team roper and roper judge and a lifetime resident of Omaha.  Survivors include his mother, Marilyn Gage Beasley, of Omaha; his father, Mike Beasley, of Omaha; one brother and sister-in-law, Jamie and Dori Beasley of Omaha; his grandfather, Lester Beasley, of Omaha; his step grandmother, Eva Nell Beasley of Omaha; nieces and nephews, Hailey, Taylor, Bretley and Jace Beasley, all of Omaha.  He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Irvin and Letha Gage and Laverne Beasley; and an uncle, Irvin Gage, Jr.  Interment was at Omaha Cemetery under the direction of Alexander Funeral Home.  (K Row 7 BL 23)

Beck, Sally

BECK, SALLY                                                                                                October 23, 1928 – May 1, 2004

Graveside services for Mrs. Sally Beck, 75, of Freeport, were Tuesday, May 4, 2004, at Wilder Cemetery with the Reverend Tim Edwards officiating.  Mrs. Beck was born October 23, 1928, in Naples.  She died Saturday, May 1, 2004, in Lake Jackson,   She had moved to the Brazosport area in 1950 and had worked for 30 years at the Dow Chemical Company.  Survivors include her husband, Leslie Joe Beck of Freeport; and one brother and sister-in-law, Glenn and Melinda Wren of Richwood. (LOCATION UNKNOWN)

Betts, Judy Charlton

BETTS, JUDY CHARLTON                                                                           May 19, 1945 – April 22, 2004

Services for Mrs. Judy Betts, 58, of Mt. Pleasant, were Saturday, April 24, 2004, at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Lanny Peek and Bro. Doyle Hayes officiating.  Mrs. Betts was born May 19, 1945, in Marietta.  She died Thursday, April 22, 2004, at her residence.  She was a registered nurse at Titus Regional Medical Center and runner-up Nurse of the Year in 2002.  Survivors include her husband, Chad Betts of Mt. Pleasant; her mother, Arlene Charlton of Cookville; four sons, Dwayne Rhea, Dwade Rhea, Don Rhea and Clint Adams; two daughters, Lea Ann Johnson and Misti Abernathy; one brother, Wayne Charlton; three daughters-in-law, Cindy Rhea, Joy Rhea and special daughter-in-law, Brenda Rhea; and six grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her father, Manuel Charlton; her brother, Gay Charlton; and sister, Virginia Ann Hawkins.  Pallbearers included Danny Charlton, Dusty Hawkins, Rocky Hawkins, Steve Eaves, Marc McEntire, Bill Scaff, Scott Charlton and Bret Charlton.  Interment was at Omaha Cemetery.  (G Row 15)

Bond, Louise Minton

BOND, LOUISE MINTON                                                                            October 27, 1927 – January 12, 2004

Services for Mrs. Louise Minton Bond, 76, of Riverview, FL, were Saturday, Jan. 17, 2004, at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel.  Mrs. Bond was born Oct. 27, 1927, in Naples.  She died Monday, Jan. 12, 2004, at Plant City, FL.  She was a member  of the Highland Park Baptist Church and former resident of Morris Co.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Claude Bond.  Survivors include two sons and daughter-in-law, Eric and Sharon Bond and Brad Bond, all of Tampa, FL; one daughter, Pamela Bond of Ft. Worth; one brother, Bennie Minton of Naples; three sisters, Millie Ellis, Ginny Daniel and Dorothy Johnson, all of Naples; five grandchildren, Valoree Perry and Christee Bond, both of Tampa, FL, Denise McLain of Louisville, KY, Dana Clearman of Kemp and Julie Hasting of Tampa, TX; three great-grandchildren, Jabin Kooistra and Jona Perry, both of Tampa, FL, and Molly McLain of Louisville, KY.  Interment was at Spring Hill Cemetery.  (NW Row 4)

Booker, Jimmie "Tony"

BOOKER, JIMMIE (TONY)                                                                          August 17, 1938 – May 4, 2004

Graveside services for Mr. Jimmie “Tony” Booker, 65, of Omaha, were Saturday, May 8, 2004, at Omaha Cemetery with the Rev. Scott Darby officiating.  Mr. Booker was born August 17, 1938, in Dallas.  He died Tuesday, May 4, 2004, in Dallas.  He was a retired employee of Consolidated Freight, and a Methodist.  Survivors include his wife, Jean Booker of Omaha; two daughters and son-in-law, Amy and Donald Fullen of Dallas, and Milissa Pondexter of OK; two sons, Jimmie Todd Booker of Dallas and Donavan Booker of Omaha.  He was preceded in death by his son, Christopher gay; and his parents.  (J Row 3 BL 4)

Boyd, Dennis Ray

BOYD, DENNIS RAY                                                                                     October 14, 1962 – October 17, 2004

Services for Mr. Dennis Ray Boyd, 42, of Naples, were Saturday, October 23, 2004, at Morning Star Baptist Church with the Rev. C. E. Williams officiating.  Mr. Boyd was born October 14, 1962 in Atlanta, to Martine and Delwyn Ray Boyd.  He died Sunday, October 17, 2004.  He graduated from Paul Pewitt High School, attended Jarvis Christian College and was a member of Antioch Baptist Church.  Survivors include his mother, Martine Boyd of Naples; three sisters, Veta Boyd and Barbara (Jerry) Boyd, all of Naples, and Iris Boyd of Atlanta, GA; and numerous relatives and friends.  He was preceded in death by his father, Delwyn Ray Boyd; and one brother, Steven Chris Boyd.  Interment was at Morning Star Cemetery.  (Location Unknown)

Cagle, Brenda Lea

CAGLE, BRENDA LEA                                                                                 July 1, 1953 – October 23, 2004

Services for Mrs. Brenda Lea Cagle, 51, of Naples, were Tuesday, October 26, 2004, at Community Christian Church with the Rev. Doug Freeman officiating.  Mrs. Cagle was born July 1, 1953, in Pittsburg.  She died Saturday, October 23, 2004, in Mt. Pleasant.  Survivors include her husband, JuaDon Cagle of Naples; two sisters, Shirlee Stone of Mt. Pleasant and Patsy Reeves of Rawles; three sons and daughters-in-law, Tony and Blythe Bean and David and Ana Bean, all of Longview and Cody and Leslie Cagle of Lufkin; three grandchildren, Shelbie Lynn Bean, Cheyenne Bean and Cory Cagle.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Erven Duesterhoft and Alice Matthews.  (Location Unknown)

Cason, Charles Robert "Toby"

CASON, CHARLES ROBERT (TOBY)                                                       May 14, 1927 – December 17, 2004

Services for Mr. Toby Cason, 77, of Omaha, were Sunday, December 19, 2004, at Concord Baptist Church with the Rev. Lanny Peek and the Rev. Nolan Richey officiating.  Mr. Cason was born May 14, 1927, in Omaha.  He died Friday, December 17, 2004, in Mt. Pleasant.  He was a retired employee of Lone Star Steel, member of the First Baptist Church, a veteran, member of  the David Elliott Masonic Lodge and a lifetime resident of Omaha.  Survivors include his wife, Claudia Vaughn Cason of Omaha; three sons and daughters-in-law, Wayne and Deborah, Joe Mike and Sandi, all of Omaha, and Bobby and Becky of Las Vegas NV; one sister, Nona Jo Clark of Gilmer; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by one son, Anthony; and a sister, Patsy.  Pallbearers included John Shmuck, Terry Weaver, Ronald Knight, Joey McCollum, Warren Minor and Jackie Ray Morris.  Honorary pallbearers were Billy Hawkins, Joe Moore, Jerome Elder, Odis Cline, Billy Tob Wright and Ronnie Hawkins.  Interment was at Spring Hill Cemetery.  (NW Row 15)

Clair, Forrest Lawrence

CLAIR, FORREST LAWRENCE                                                                  November 8, 1910 – May 1, 2004

Services for Mr. Forrest Lawrence Clair, 93, of Omaha, were Tuesday, May 4, 2004, at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Lanny Peek and Rev. Chris Fowler officiating.  Mr. Clair was born November 8, 1910, in Indianapolis, IN.  He died Saturday, May 1, 2004, in Omaha.  He was a brick mason, a retired employee of Lone Star Steel Co., attended Mt. Moriah Baptist Church and was a longtime resident of Omaha.  Survivors include two sons, Forrest A. Clair and Lawrence Clair, both of Omaha; two daughters, Lila Clair of Omaha and Barbara Brown of Indianapolis, IN; one stepson, Jack Reid of Lake Jackson; two stepdaughters, Becky Lee of Longview and Roselyn Knight of Clarksville, GA; and a number of grand, great-grand and great-great-grandchildren.  Pallbearers included Rick Cobb, Colton Clair, Michael Clair, Jeff Berry, Aaron Berry and Andy Hall.  Interment was at Omaha Cemetery.  (K Row 4 BL 19)

Cline, O. H. "Hawk"

CLINE, O. H. (HAWK)                                                                                    December 29, 1913 – February 21, 2004

Services for Mr. O. H. “Hawk” CLINE, 90, of Omaha, were Monday, February 23, 2004, at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Nolan Richey and Rev. Cecil McLeod officiating.  Mr. Cline was born December 29, 1913, in Omaha.  He died Saturday, February 21, 2004, in Omaha.  He was a retired employee of Lone Star Steel Company, a member of Concord Baptist Church and a lifetime resident of Omaha.  Survivors include his wife, Julia Garrett of Omaha; son and daughter-in-law, Odis and Ann Cline; granddaughter and husband, Shelly and Steve Derrick; great granddaughter, Heather McLeckie; brother and sister-in-law, Frank and Pauline Cline, all of Omaha; and a number of nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother; and a sister.  Interment was at Omaha Cemetery. (G Row 7)

Cole, Sandra Faye Philley

COLE, SANDRA FAYE PHILLEY                                                                    September 21, 1952 – Nov 12, 2004

Memorial services for Mrs. Sandra Faye Philley Cole, 52, of Naples, were Sunday, November 14, 2004, at her home with the Rev. Bryan Peck officiating.  Mrs. Cole was born September 21, 1952, in Oak Grove, LA.  She died Friday, November 12, 2004, at her home.  Survivors include her husband, David Cole; one son, William Cole of Naples, both of Naples; her father, William Loyd Philley of Baton Rouge; one sister and brother-in-law, Earlene and Roy Wortham of Naples; two brothers and sister-in-law, Calvin and Janeen Philley and Johnny Philley, all of Baton Rouge; and a number of nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her mother, Fannie Maxine Philley.  (Location Unknown)

Coker, Tommy

COKER, TOMMY                                                                                            February 26, 1929 – November 23, 2004

Graveside services for Mr. Tommy Coker, 75, of Texarkana, were Monday, November 29, 2004, at Spring Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Jeff Schreve and Rev. Larry Sims officiating.  Mr. Coker was born Feb. 26, 1929, in Naples.  He died Tuesday, November 23, 2004.  He was co-owner and president of Coker Buck for 40 years and later acquired Jeep, and a former member of the Buick Dealer Twenty Group.  He was a member of First Baptist Church, Moores Lane, a Shriner, a 32nd degree Mason, airport authority, past president of the Daingerfield Chamber of Commerce and was active in the Texarkana Chamber of Commerce.  He attended Kemper Military School in Boonville, MO, and University of Texas.  He was a veteran of the Korean War and member of 522nd Fighter Squadron.  Pilots of the 522nd Fighter Squadron were hand-picked from all over the USA, and were some of the first pilots trained to drop the hydrogen bomb.  At that time they were part of the Strategic Air Command which was under the command of General Curtis LeMay.  Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Louise Nance Coker; aunts, Mary Coker of Mt. Pleasant and Mrs. Fred Coker of Ft. Worth; sister-in-law, Pat Coker of Texarkana; nephews, Mike Coker of Tyler and Jack Coker of Texarkana.  He was preceded in death by his son, Rick, his mother, father, and brother.  Pallbearers were Sim Burgess, Will Burgess, Ben Ed Burgess, John Burgess, Steve Burgess and Holt Parsons.  Honorary pallbearers were Dr. Jimmy Leeves, Dr. John Dodge, David Malaby, Dr. Ben Floyd, Harold Connor and Dr. Billy Tompkins.  (NE Row 6)

Elliott, Bernice Spencer

ELLIOTT, BERNICE SPENCER                                                                      May 16, 1926 – December 7, 2004

Services for Mrs. Bernice Elliott, 78, of Omaha, were Saturday, December 11, 2004, at Naples Church of Christ with Bro. Steve Ginn officiating.  Mrs. Elliott was born May 16, 1926.  She died Tuesday, December 7, 2004, in Omaha.  She was a retired nurse, member of the Church of Christ and a longtime resident of Omaha.  Survivors include three sons, Alfred Benard Schasteen of Omaha, Jim Russell Elliott of Kirtland, NM, and Timothy Spencer Elliott of Salt Lake City, UT; five daughters, Trudie Dianne Smith-Head of Cleburn, Ginger Alona Elliott, Toni Jo Kelley and Terri Jean Elliott, all of Omaha, and Tina C. Elliott of Las Vegas, NV; one brother, Carnon Spencer of Daingerfield; 15 grdch; and 7 great-grdch.  Interment was at Omaha Cemetery.  (K Row 7 BL 26)

Evans, Eddie

EVANS, EDDIE                                                                                                    September 10, 1956 – March 11, 2004

Services for Mr. Eddie Evans, 47, of Daingerfield, were Wednesday, March 17, 2004, at Mt. Mitchell Church of Christ with Bro. Darryl Bowdre officiating.  Mr. Evans was born September 10, 1956, in Daingerfield.  He died Thursday, March 11, 2004, in Daingerfield.  He attended Daingerfield public schools and Texas Southern University in Houston, was an auto mechanic, and a lifetime resident of Daingerfield.  Survivors include two sons, Eddie D. Evans Jr. and Shenard Cedrick Evans; one daughter, Shanika Evans; four brothers, Joe Evans of Naples, Robert Evans of Omaha, William Evans of CA and Gale Evans of Houston; one sister, Lameatha Bowdre of Prairie View; and a number of nephews and great-nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister and one brother.  Interment was at Reynolds Cemetery. (Location Unknown)

Everett, Charles

EVERETT, CHARLES                                                                                          November 4, 1920 – December 23, 2004

Services for the Rev. Charles Everett, 84, of Omaha, were Monday, December 27, 2004, at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church of Daingerfield, with the Rev. Bertrand Bailey officiating.  The Rev. Everett was born Nov. 4, 1920, in Morris Co.  He died Dec. 23, 2004, in a Longview hospital.  He had served as pastor at Hughes Chapel Baptist Church at Hughes Springs, and was a member of the Unity Association.  He served in the US Army during World War II.  Survivors include his wife, Bennie C Everett of Omaha; one brother, James W Everett of Dallas; two sisters, Mary L Davis of Ft. Worth and Bernice Banks of Daingerfield; and numerous nieces and nephews.  Burial was at Rivers Cemetery in Daingerfield.  (Location Unknown)

Fields, Sandra "Tina"

FIELDS, SANDRA “TINA”                                                                                     January 9, 1964 – April 4, 2004

Services for Mrs. Sandra “Tina” Fields, 40, of Omaha, were Friday, April9, 2004, at Mt. Mitchell Church of Christ in Omaha with Joe Earl Rivers officiating.  Mrs. Fields was born January 9, 1964, in Morris Co.  She died Sunday, April 4, 2004, in Pittsburg.  She was employed with Pilgrim’s and a member of Mitchell Church of Christ.  Survivors include her husband, Keith Fields of Cason; four children, Leslie, Charlie Jr., Sekeithia and Kaderius; her mother, Lessie B. Robinson of Omaha; five brothers, Carl Robinson of Hughes Springs, Charles Wayne Robinson and Elvis Robinson of Daingerfield, LaRone Robinson of Waco and Anthony Robinson of Longview; four sisters, Josephine Adams of Gainesville, Deloris Sanders, Diane Cole and Liza Wallace, all of Daingerfield; and a host of other relatives.  Interment was at Whitmore Cemetery in Daingerfield.  (Location Unknown)

Fowler, Sam Jr.

Services for Mr. Sam Fowler, 81, of Daingerfield, were Friday, April 23, 2004, at Jenkins United Methodist Church with the Reverends John Montgomery, Randy Seybert and Tony Joyner officiating.  Mr. Fowler was born May 20, 1922, in Daingerfield.  He died Wednesday, April 21, 2004, in Longview.  He was a member of Jenkins United Methodist Church, was a veteran and served with the US Army during World War II.  He was retired from Lone Star Steel Company.  Survivors include his wife, Pat Fowler of Daingerfield; two sons and daughters-in-law, James and Beth Fowler of New Boston and Steve and Karen Fowler of Plano; daughter and son-in-law, Mary Ann and Johnny Joyner of Omaha; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.  Interment was at Clark Cemetery. (B Row 24)

Franklin, Pinkie "Sister"

FRANKLIN, PINKIE “SISTER”                                                                        September 27, 1915 – June 6, 2004

Services for Mrs. Pinkie “Sister” Franklin, 88, of Daingerfield, were Saturday, June 12, 2004, at Shady Grove Baptist Church in Cason with the Rev. Damien Williams officiating.  Mrs. Franklin was born September 27, 1915, in Cason.  She died Sunday, June 6, 2004, at Titus Regional Medical Center in Mt. Pleasant.  She was a store owner in Odessa.  Survivors include one brother, Bob Woods of Arlington; two sisters, Ruby Davis of Columbus, OH, and Charles Etta Bracken of Dallas; sister-in-law, Arletha Woods of Ft. Worth; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Torris Franklin.  Interment was at Reynolds Cemetery.  (Location Unknown)

Gamble, Oscar L.

GAMBLE, OSCAR L.                                                                                      April 15, 1936 – February 18, 2004

Services for Mr. Oscar L. Gamble, 67, of Naples, were Thursday, February 29, 2004, at Antioch Baptist Church with the Rev. James Boyce and Rev. L. C. Webster officiating.  Mr. Gamble was born April 15, 1936, in Omaha.  He died Wednesday, February 18, 2004, in Tyler.  He was a former employee of the city of Los Angeles, member of Union Chapel Baptist Church, where he was a deacon, and an Army Vietnam veteran.  Survivors include one daughter, Wendy Lynette Gamble of Arcadia, CA; one son, Kevin Antonio Gamble of Los Angeles; three step-children, Stephanie Johnson, George Johnson and Kim Brown, all of Pasadena, CA; one brother, Charles Hines of Texarkana; one sister, Exie Lavon Webster of Longview; eight grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.  Interment was at Paradise Cemetery.  (Loc Unknown)

Gilstrap, Annie Mae Annie Mae Talley Gilstrap, 92, of Omaha died Wednesday, April 21, 2004 in Omaha.  Services were held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, April 23 at Concord Baptist Church with Bro. Glen Griffith and Bro. Nolan Richey officiating.  Interment was in the Concord Cemetery under the direction of Alexander Funeral Home in Naples.  Mrs. Gilstrap was born June 10, 1911 in Omaha, the daughter of Robert L. and Florence Talley.  She was a longtime resident of Omaha and was a Baptist.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Gilstrap; her parents; eight sisters and one brother.  Memorials may be made to the Concord Cemetery Association. 
Hall, Eddy Glynn Davis

HALL, EDDY GLYNN DAVIS                                                                           September 9, 1942 – February 4, 2004

Eddy Glynn Davis Hall, 61, of Ozona, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, passed from this life to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, February 4, 2004.  She was born September 9, 1942, in Naples, to Glynn and Frances Davis.  Survivors include her husband, Randy Hall of Ozona; children, Karen and husband Jeff Slagle of Denison, Kelley Hicks of Sherman, Paul and wife, Lana Hicks of Naples, Reid Hall of San Angelo; six grandchildren, Justin and Brittany Vissering and Jordan and Ryan Slagle of Denison, and Austin and Jared Hicks of Naples; sister, Wanda Ramsey of Ft. Wayne, IN; brother-in-law, L. A. Carroll of Leavenworth, KS; four nephews; four nieces; extended family, Clois and Isabelle Hicks of Naples; and numerous cousins and beloved friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Marshall Davis; two sisters, Lurline Carroll and Barbara McEntire.  Graveside services were Saturday, February 7, 2004, at Wilder Cemetery in Naples.  (Location Unknown)

Hart, Frances Ann Tigert

HART, FRANCES ANN TIGERT                                                                     September 5, 1927 – January 18, 2004

Services for MRS. FRANCES ANN HART, 76, of Daingerfield, were Sunday, January 18, 2004, at First Baptist Church with the Reverend Hollie Atkinson officiating.  Mrs. Hart was born September 5, 1927, in Rocky Branch.  She died Thursday, January 15, 2004, in Mt. Pleasant. She was a nurse's aide and member of First Baptist Church.  Survivors include one daughter, Phyllis DiMaria of Marietta, Georgia; four sons, Terry Hart of Tomball, Gerry Hart of Jefferson, Harold Hart and Jamie Hart, both of Daingerfield; five grandchildren, April Lane of Naples, Toni Binder of Tomball, Amanda Dimaria of Atlanta, Georgia, Garrett and Derrell Hart, both of Texarkana; and four great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, James H. Hart. Interment was at Springhill Cemetery. (SE Row 6)

Hartgrove, Johnye

HARTGROVE, JOHNYE                                                                                       February 20, 1932 – April 2, 2004

Services for Mrs. Johnye Hartgrove, 72, of Omaha, were Monday, April 5, 2004, at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Charles Paschall officiating.  Mrs. Hartgrove was born Feb. 20, 1932, in Marietta.  She died Friday, April 2, 2004, in Mt. Pleasant.  She was a member of Dalton Baptist Church and spent many years in the Dallas area before retiring to Omaha.  Survivors include her husband, H. D. Hartgrove of Omaha; three daughters and sons-in-law, Gwen and Charles Paschall of Overton, Becky and Laryy Farrah of Ovilla and Gail Butler of McKinney; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two brothers, Jessie Simmons Jr. of Harleton and W. C. Simmons of Hughes Springs; and a number of nieces and nephews.  Pallbearers included Chip Paschall, Chad D. Butler, Cody A. Butler, Greg Beller, Jason Zito and John Nash.  Interment was at Omaha Cemetery.  (L Row 5 BL 31)

Henderson, Jennie Lee

HENDERSON, JENNIE LEE                                                                               October 15, 1934 – October 9, 2004

Services for Mrs. Jennie Lee Henderson, 69, of Omaha, were Tuesday, October 12, 2004, at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Lanny Peek officiating.  Mrs. Henderson was born October 15, 1934, in Missouri.  She died Saturday, October 9, 2004, in Omaha.  Survivors include two sons and daughter-in-law, Ricky and Tammy Henderson and Ronnie Henderson, both of Omaha; one brother, Bill Tucker of North Fork, Virginia; one sister, Betty Ukert of Dallas; six grandchildren, Cody Henderson, Kolt Henderson, Rachael Henderson and Clint Henderson, all of Omaha; Daphine Gilliam of Ft. Worth and Kinley Henderson of Lufkin; and on great-granddaughter, Kalie.  She was a homemaker and a longtime resident of Omaha.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Milton.  Interment was at Omaha Cemetery.  Pallbearers included Randy Teal, Jeff Derrick, Kenny Clubb, Jeff Clubb, Robert Cook and James Payne.  (L Row 2 BL 33)

Howell, Wesley "Mike" Services for Mr. Wesley “Mike” Howell, 81 of Omaha, were Tuesday, August 17, 2004 at Concord Baptist Church with the Reverends Nolan Richey and Curtis Hall officiating.  Mr. Howell was born November 3, 1922 in Daingerfield.  He died Saturday, August 13, 2004, at his home in Omaha.  He was a retired employee of Mobil Oil Company, a veteran of World War II, a member of Concord Baptist Church and longtime resident of Omaha.  Survivors include his wife, Irene Howell of Omaha, two daughters and son-in-law, Bernadine and Alan Billard of Houston and Geraldine Howell of Buffalo, New York; one step-son Michael Rawls of Longview; two grandchildren, Ashley Billard  and Bernadette Cummings of Houston; two great-grandchildren; three brothers, Roy Howell of Camarillo, CA, James Howell and Richard Howell, both of Hughes Springs, TX; one sister, Pauline Clark of Atlanta, TX; and a number of nieces, nephews and friends.   He was preceded in death by his first wife,  Molly Anderson Howell.  Pallbearers were Frank Caldwell, Scott Swanson, Otis Cline, Clyde Howell, Steve Howell and Jay Clark.  Interment was at Concord Cemetery.
Johnson, Jack Carroll Jack Carroll Johnson, 81, of Irving died Wednesday, June 23, 2004.  Interment was in the Concord Cemetery.  Mr. Johnson was born September 2, 1922 in Wichita Falls, the son of Grover and May Johnson.  He was retired from the Dallas Times Herald and was a  veteran of the U. S. Army.  He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.  He is survived by his wife, Ana Johnson of Irving; a son, Gary Johnson of Irving; a daughter, Pamela Johnson of Irving; two granddaughters, Dawn Bloss of Wautaga and Nancy Brown of Hartshorne, OK; a grandson, David Jackson of Clayton, OK; eight great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews and many friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Grover Johnson, Jr., Earl Johnson, Frank Johnson; sister Elizabeth Cossey.  Memorials may be made to Cypress Basin Hospice.  Arrangements were under the direction of Curry-Welborn Funeral Home.
Lile, A. J. "Jimmy" Jr.

LILE, A. J. (JIMMY) JR.                                                                                           January 24, 1926 – July 27, 2004

Services for A. J. ‘Jimmy’ Lile Jr., of Hockley, TX, were Saturday, July 31, 2004, at Reeder-Davis Funeral Home in Hughes Springs, with the Rev. Lanny Peek officiating.  He was born January 24, 1926, in Charleston, TX.  He died July 27, 2004, at his home in Hockley.  Mr. Lile was a former resident of Morris County, was a World War II Army Veteran, and was retired from Lone Star Steel Company.  Survivors include his wife, Pauline Lile of Hockley; one son, Jerry Duncan of Mineola; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Paula and Terry Hart of Hockley, Bonnie and Leslie Elder of Mobile, AL, and Betty Duncan of Garland, TX; two brothers, Roland Lile and Bill Lile, both of Jenkins, TX; one sister, Betty Dowell of Tyler; six grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.  Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery at Rocky Branch.  (NE Row 9)

Martin, Elizabeth Dawn

MARTIN, ELIZABETH DAWN                                                                               January 26, 2004 -- January 26, 2004

Graveside services for Elizabeth Dawn Martin, infant daughter of Tracy and Dawn Martin of Naples, were Wednesday, January 27, 2004, at Omaha Cemetery with the Rev. Lanny Peek, Rev. Dwayne Higgins and Rev. Neal Thornburgh officiating.  Elizabeth was born and died January 26, 2004 in Mt. Pleasant.  Survivors include her parents, Tracy and Dawn Martin of Naples; one brother, Patrick Martin; maternal grandmother, Donna Monte of Bonham; paternal grandparents, Marlin and Karin Martin of Omaha; great-grandmother, Charlette Randall of Hughes Springs; and a number of aunts, uncles and cousins.  (I Row 6)

Mayhaw, Benny Neill

MAYHAW, BENNY NEILL                                                                                     November 14, 1938 – August 15, 2004

Services for Mr. Benny Mayhaw, 65, of Naples, were Wednesday, August 18, 2004, at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel with Steve Ginn officiating.  Mr. Mayhaw was born November 14, 1938, in Waco.  He died Sunday, August 15, 2004, in Mt. Pleasant.  He was retired from the US Air Force, retired from Red River Army Depot and Lone Star Steel, and was a member of the Baptist church and long time resident of Naples.  Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Johnny and Renee Mayhaw of Naples; one daughter, Kay Martin of Naples; seven grandchildren, Justin, Jamie, Patrick, DeWayne, Cody, Holly and Amber; and one great-grandchild. Interment was at Spring Hill Cemetery.  (NW Row 6)

Mayhaw, Linda McEntire

MAYHAW, LINDA MCENTIRE                                                                              April 23, 1940 – June 15, 2004

Services for Mrs. Linda McEntire Mayhaw, 64, of Naples, were Thursday, May 17, 2004, at 2 p.m. at Naples Church of Christ with Steve Ginn officiating.  Mrs. Mayhaw was born April 23, 1940, in Naples.  She died Tuesday, June 15, 2004, in Mt. Pleasant.  She was a former hospital clerk, member of the Naples Church of Christ, and a long time resident of Naples.  Survivors include her husband, Benny Neill Mayhaw of Naples; one daughter, Kay J. Martin of Naples; one son and daughter-in-law, Johnny and Renee Mayhaw of Naples; her mother, Novelle McEntire of Naples; one brother and sister-in-law, Doug and Nina McEntire of Omaha; one sister, Barbara Griffin of Naples; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and a number of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her father, Home Doug McEntire.  Interment was at Spring Hill Cemetery under the direction of Alexander Funeral Home of Naples.  Pallbearers included Justin Mayhaw, Dwayne Mayhaw, Cody Mayhaw, Patrick Mayhaw, Gary Fulgham and Russell Gildon.  (NW Row 6)

Montgomery, Mary

MONTGOMERY, MARY                                                                                          July 19, 1917 – July 21, 2004

Services for Mrs. Mary Montgomery, 87, of Omaha, were Tuesday, July 27, 2004, at Daingerfield Church of Christ with Dr. James Maxwell officiating.  Mrs. Montgomery was born July 19, 1917, in Morris Co. She died Wednesday, July 21, 2004, in Dallas.  She was a homemaker.  Interment was at Rivers Cemetery.  (Location Unknown)

Mudd, Anna Belle

MUDD, ANNA BELLE                                                                                              November 5, 1914 – October 21, 2004

Services for Mrs. Anna Belle Mudd, 89, of Naples, were Wednesday, October 27, 2004, at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Roy Conatser officiating.  Mrs. Mudd was born November 5, 1914, in Mattheson, CO.  She died Thursday, October 21, 2004, in Omaha.  She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church, an avid bell collector, and had lived in Corpus Christi, Guam and Glennhaven, CA before moving to Naples.  Survivors include her husband, Robert Mudd of Naples; and one brother, Roland R. Cusick of Santa Maria, CA.  She was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Clark and Mildred Butler; and three brothers, Robert, Alva and Wayne Cusick.  Interment was at Wilder Cemetery in Naples.  (Location Unknown)

Redfearn, Syble Garrett Syble Garrett Redfearn, 84 of Mt. Pleasant, TX died Wednesday, April 14, 2004 at Titus Regional Medical Center.  Services were held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, April 16,  at First Baptist Church of Mt. Pleasant with Rev. John Noble Redfearn officiating.  Interment was at Concord Cemetery in Omaha under the direction of Bates Cooper Funeral Home.  Pallbearers were her grandsons, Garrett Redfearn, John Noble Redfearn, Jr., Connor Redfearn, Jeffrey Legg, Kolby Shipman, and life long family friend Lon Bates.  Mrs. Redfearn was born July 7, 1919 in Cason, the daughter of Joe Armstrong Garrett and Emma Lucinda Talley.  She married Noble Redfearn on September 4, 1946.  She was a life long member of the First Baptist Church , Mt. Pleasant.  She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Rev. John Noble and Jane Redfearn of Decatur, TX; son Joe Garrett Redfearn of Mt. Pleasant; daughter and son-in-law Janet and Lloyd Legg of Henderson, TX; grandchildren Jennifer and Kolby Shipman of Georgetown, Joy Redfearn of Boulder, CO, Jacey Redfearn of Decatur, John Redfearn,  Jr. of Shawnee, OK, Jeffrey, Allison and Hannah Legg of Henderson, Catherine Redfearn of Malibu, CA, Connor Redfearn of Oxford, MS, Garrett Redfearn of Mt. Pleasant; great grandchildren Emma Joy and Sammuel Joe Shipman of Georgetown.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Joe & Emma Garrett, by her brothers, William Robert and Monte Clyde Garrett and by her husband of 51 years, Nobel Redfearn.
Rivers, John William

RIVERS, JOHN WILLIAM                                                                                               December 31, 1933 -- February 13, 2004

Funeral services for Mr. John W. Rivers, 70, of Omaha, were Sunday, February 15, 2004, at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Lanny Peek officiating.  Mr. Rivers was born December 31, 1933, in Omaha.  He died Friday, February 13, 2004, in Omaha.  He was a retired truck driver, a cattleman, a member of the First Baptist Church of Omaha, and a U S Air Force veteran.  Survivors include his wife, Mary Ann Baker Rivers of Omaha; one son, Gary Rivers of Omaha; one stepdaughter and stepson-in-law, Sara Sharrer and Tim Gildon of Bloomburg; his mother, Mrs. Lelia Rivers of Omaha; two grandsons, Jordan and Joe of Bloomburg; and two cousins, Cherry Todd of Meridian, MS, and Dr. Sandy Weeks of Commerce.  Burial was in the Douglassville Cemetery under the direction of Alexander Funeral Service of Naples.

Roberson, George A.

ROBERSON, GEORGE A.                                                                                                May 1, 1944 – February 12, 2004

Funeral services for George A. Roberson, 59, of Omaha, were Saturday, February 14, 2004, at the Greater Bibleway Missionary Baptist Church of Mt. Pleasant, with the Rev. Bertrand Bailey Jr., officiating.  Mr. Roberson was born May 1, 1944, in Omaha.  He died February 12, 2004, in a Tyler hospital.  He was a US Air Force veteran, a member of the Greater Bibleway Missionary Baptist Church, and an employee of Lone Star Steel Company.  Survivors include his wife, Bettie Roberson of Omaha; three daughters, Georgia Walker of Pittsburg, Sandra Wright of Daingerfield, and Betsy Fluellen of Mt. Pleasant; one son, Gregg Brooks of Mobile, AL; his father and stepmother, L. B. and Helen Roberson of Omaha; two brothers, Rickey Smith of Frisco, TX, and Scotty Benton of Chino Hills, CA; three sisters, Lou Vanna Lewis and Tonya Gaston of Omaha, and Eunice Gaston of Dallas; four grandchildren; and a number of other relatives and friends.  Burial was in Bellheaven Cemetery at Omaha.  (Location Unknown)

Robinson, Vernessa B.

ROBINSON, VERNESSA B                                                                                            May 13, 1912 – August 24, 2004

Services for Mrs. Vernessa B. Robinson, 92, of Naples, were Sunday, August 29, 2004, at Antioch Baptist Church in Naples with the Rev. Richard Robinson officiating.  Mrs. Robinson was born May 13, 1912, in Naples.  She died Tuesday, August 24, 2004, in Mt. Pleasant.  She was a homemaker and a Baptist.  Survivors include one daughter, Helen Robinson of Naples; three grandchildren and spouses, Richard K. and Doneta Robinson of Hawkins, Cheri and Michael Hunter of East St. Louis, IL, and Kami and James Simon of Hopemills, NC; six great-grandchildren, Ciara, Fannie, Jenee, Corintha, Andrea, Nicole; brother-in-law, Daniel Miller of Dallas; sister-in-law, Mary Ella Mack of Linden; and a host of other relatives, church family, friends and extended family.  Interment was at Morning Star Cemetery.  (Location Unknown)

Rosewell, Bobby Leon

ROSEWELL, BOBBY LEON                                                                                         October 12, 1930 – May 28, 2004

Services for Mr. Bobby Leon Rosewell, 73, of Omaha, were Tuesday, May 31, 2004 at First Baptist Church in Omaha with the Rev. Dwaine Higgins and Rev. Bobby Madison officiating.  Mr. Rosewell was born October 12, 1930, in Morris Co.  He died Friday, May 28, 2004, in Tyler.  He was a Baptist, a rancher, diesel mechanic, a veteran of the Korean Conflict and a native of Morris Co.  He was preceded in death by his father, Leon Rosewell; a sister, Dorothy Raney; and a grandson, Aaron Tuck.  Survivors include his wife, Margie Rosewell of Omaha; four daughters and sons-in-law, Laura and Nathan Tefteller of Naples, Brenda and Don Partridge of McKinney, Sandy and Mike Haney and Bobbie and Martin Lewis of Omaha; one son, Steve Rosewell of Cookville; three brothers, Billy Ray Rosewell, Jerry Rosewell and Roy Mack Rosewell, all of Cookville; one sister, Bettye Phillips of Mt. Pleasant; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.  Interment was at Omaha Cemetery.  Pallbearers included Jerry Ray Rosewell, Seth Rosewell, Chris Cob, Bryan Tefteller, Richard Tuck and Clint Derrick.  Honorary pallbearers included Vance Rosewell, Zack Jones, Jerry Derrick and Brad Derrick.  (L Row 5 BL 31)

Rosewell, Winnie Clarice

ROSEWELL, WINNIE CLARICE                                                                                August 2, 1911 – August 7, 2004

Services for Mrs. Winnie Clarice Rosewell, 92, of Mt. Pleasant, were Monday, August 9, 2004, at Bates-Cooper Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Dwaine Higgins and Bro. Bobby Madison officiating.  Mrs. Rosewell was born August 2, 1911, in Morris Co. She died Saturday, August 7, 2004, in Mt. Pleasant.  She was a housewife and a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Omaha.  Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, Billy Ray and Julie Rosewell, Jerry Zane and Katie Rosewell and Roy Mack and Donna Rosewell, all of Cookville; one daughter, Betty Ann Phillips of Cookville; one daughter-in-law, Margie Rosewell of Omaha; four sisters, Alice Hultsman, Irene Hammonds and Iona Derrick, all of Omaha, and Annie Mae Gibson of Stephenville; 14 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Leon Rosewell; her parents, Mae and Robert Causey; one daughter, Dorothy Raney; one son, Bobby Leon Rosewell; two grandchildren, Linda Kay Powell and Rex Ray Raney; and two great-great-grandchildren, Aaron Tuck and Ricky Don Rosewell.  Interment was at Omaha Cemetery.  (L Row 2 BL 30)

Rumsey, Loyd Services for Mr. Loyd Rumsey, 67, of St. Augustine, FL were Tuesday, August 31, 2004, at Concord Baptist Church with the Rev. Nolan Richey officiating.  Mr. Rumsey was born August 16, 1937 in Pittsburg.  He died Friday, August 27, 2004 in Jacksonville, FL.  He was an engineer with Lockheed-Martin and a Korean War Navy veteran.  Survivors include his wife Lorraine Rumsey, one daughter Sheryl Kuts; two grandchildren, Courtney Kuts and Alex Kuts, all of St. Augustine, FL; and one brother and sister-in-law, Wayne and Diane Rumsey of Naples, TX.
Searcy, Willie Earl

SEARCY, WILLIE EARL                                                                                          February 21, 1953 – March 20, 2004

Services for Mr. Willie Earl Searcy, 51, of Mt. Pleasant, were Sunday, March 28, 2004, at Daingerfield High School auditorium with the Rev. H. E. Rodgers officiating.  The Rev. Searcy was born Feb. 21, 1953, in Daingerfield.  He died Saturday, Mar. 20, 2004, in Tyler.  He was a co-founder and current pastor of Marathana COGIC, a former school teacher, former employee of Northeast Texas Community College Adult Education Dept., where he helped establish the Northeast Adult Ed Center and education program at Titus Co. Jain, and recipient of the 1999 Texas Assoc. for Literacy and Adult Ed Part-time Teacher of the Year Award.  Survivors include two sons, Durant Tarver of Dallas and Danny Hill of Mt. Pleasant; his parents, Milton and Margine Mims and L. V. and Mae Ozzie Searcy of Daingerfield and C. B. Smith of Cason; nine brothers, Rodney Mims and David Mims, both of Houston, Earnest Garrett, Ricky Mims, Allen Mims, Edwin Mims, Guy Searcy and Gary Taylor of Daingerfield and Rodney Johnson of Mt. Pleasant; eight sisters, Yvonne Mims, Mary Hurndon and Mary Searcy of Daingerfield, Eloise Smith and Phyllis Smith of Lone Star, Tondalyn Smith and Evelyn Searcy of Dallas and Francis Searcy of Arlington; his grandmother, Arvella Garrett of Daingerfield; and a number of other relatives.  He was preceded in death by his son, Chris Campbell.  Interment was at Whitmore Cemetery.  (Location Unknown)

Sells, Thomas Bradly

SELLS, THOMAS BRADLY                                                                                  November 1, 1980 – May 27, 2004

Services for Mr. Thomas Bradly Sells, 23, of Omaha, were Saturday, May 29, 2004, at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Nolan Richey officiating.  Mr. Sells was born Nov. 1, 1980, in Sulphur Springs.  He died Sunday, May 27, 2004, in Mt. Pleasant.  He was a member of Cross Roads Baptist Church, employee of Lone Star Steel and a lifetime resident of Omaha.  Survivors include his wife, Jennifer Sells of Omaha; his parents, David and Sue Harrod of Omaha; three brothers, Chris Sells of Dallas, and David and Paul Harrod, both of Austin; his grandparents, T. J. and Dorothy Brown of Hughes Springs; and his mother and father-in-law, Jerry and Micki Anderson of Cookville.  Pallbearers included Michael Jarvis, Steve Anderson, Allen Brown, Kenny Jordan, Billy Weatherford, Tony Cobb and Michael Clair.  Interment was at Spring Hill Cemetery.  (SE Row 1)

Settles, Pauline Smith

SETTLES, PAULINE SMITH                                                                              September 20, 1921 – September 9, 2004

Services for Mrs. Pauline Smith Settles, 82, of Omaha, were Sunday, September 12, 2004, at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Lanny Peek and Steve Ginn officiating.  Mrs. Settles was born September 20, 1921, in Omaha.  She died Thursday, September 9, 2004, in Omaha.  She was a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, former employee of Redbud Nursing Home and Jerrell dress factory and a longtime resident of Omaha.  Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, James and Nell Settles of Omaha; two daughters, Barbara and Carl Rambo of Flint and Shirley and Reginald McIntyre of Tyler; one brother, Russell Smith of Lone Star; three sisters, Lucille Haley of Jenkins, Mary Nell Cook Sisk of Lone Star and Betty Sheridan of Daingerfield; five grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Allen “Son” Settles; her parents, Audrey Russell and Raymond Smith; three brothers, William “Bill” Smith, Bobby Lewis ‘Cowboy’ Smith and Ralph Smith; and a grandson, Tony Glenn Rambo.  Interment was at the Omaha Cemetery.  (I Row 5)

Shults, Flaydelle Floyd

SHULTS, FLAYDELLE FLOYD                                                                           November 3, 1920 – March 12, 2004

Graveside services for Mrs. Flaydelle Floyd Shults, 83, of Naples, were Monday, March 15, 2004 at Naples Cemetery with the Rev. Tim Edwards officiating.  Mrs. Shults was born Nov. 3, 1920 in Naples.  She died Friday, March 12, 2004 in Omaha.  She was a homemaker and member of Fist United Methodist Church in Naples.  Survivors include one daughter, Helen Worthy of North Little Rock, AR; one brother, Robert Floyd of Burleson; two grandsons, Mike Worthy and Steve Worthy of North Little Rock; and two great-grandchildren.  (Location Unknown)

Stephens, James Roy James Roy Stephens, 69, of Longview, died Monday, February 9, 2004 in Longview.  Services were held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, February 12 at Bates-Cooper Chapel.  Bro. A. D. (Dean) Simmons officiated.  Interment was in Concord Cemetery, Omaha,  under the direction of Bates-Cooper Funeral Home.  Pallbearers were Newman Bishop, Leon Rushing, Dale Russell, Paul Burnett, Henry Akins and Bo Taylor.  Mr. Stephens was born on December 30, 1934 in Mt. Pleasant, the son of Howard and Cassie Elliott Stephens.  He was a self-employed painter.  He is survived by his wife, Carol Stephens of Longview; son, James Edward Stephens of Longview; two step-sons, Dale Russell of Arp and Patrick Russell of Gilmer; step-daughter, Christy Caviness of Union Grove; sister, Betty Taylor of Mt. Pleasant; four grandchildren, Tyler Stephens, Cody Coleman, Colten Coleman and John Caviness.  He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Harold Edward “Crout” Stephens (Jan 12, 1932 - Sept 21, 1995).
Talton, James Richard

TALTON, JAMES RICHARD                                                                            August 21, 1951 – January 17, 2004

Services for Mr. JAMES RICHARD TALTON, 53, of Omaha, were Saturday, January 24, 2004, at Omaha First Baptist Church with the Rev. Danny Traylor officiating.  Mr. Talton was born August 21, 1951, in Morris County.  He died Saturday, January 17, 2004, at Titus Co Memorial Hospital.  He attended Carver High School, was a veteran of the Army having served from June 1972 to June 1975, was a member of Brown’s Temple Church and a lifetime resident of Morris County.  Survivors include two sons, Kendrick Talton and James Richard Talton, Jr.; two daughters, Kristi Pearson and Precious Talton; seven brothers, Melvin Johnson, Alvin Johnson, Earnest Ray Johnson, Lawrence Johnson, Tommy Johnson, and Alonzo Johnson Barner; six sisters, Dora Rockwall, Lessie Ventry, Versie Handy, Lou Lewis, Mickey Easter and Jeannie Mason; and seven grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his father, Hosie Johnson; his mother, Rosie Ann Wilkerson; and a sister, Bobbie Jean Johnson.  Interment was at Reynolds Cemetery. (Location Unknown)

Tarver, Freddie

TARVER, FREDDIE                                                                                           August 13, 1954 – December 5, 2004

Services for Mr. Freddie Tarver, 50, of Naples, were Saturday, December 11, 2004, at Morning Star Baptist Church.  Mr. Tarver was born August 13, 954, in Naples.  He died Sunday, December 5, 2004, in Naples.  He was a US Army veteran, a member of Brown’s Temple CME Church and a longtime resident of Naples.  Survivors include one son, Corrie Tarver of Plano; his mother, Hazel Porter of Naples; six brothers, Oneff Tarver, Sr. of Dovavill, GA, Charlie Tarver of Dayton, OH, Hurley Tarver of Naples, Billy Tarver of Detroit, MI, Adrian Porter of Longview and Geramy Porter; two sisters, Arnetta Betts of Dallas and Tammy Caldron of Downey, CA; and two grandchildren.  Interment was at Morning Star Cemetery.  (Location Unknown)

Tomberlain, Rose Evalyn

TOMBERLAIN, ROSE EVALYN                                                                        February 26, 1915 – September 14, 2004

Services for Mrs. Rose Evalyn Vissering Tomberlain, 89, of Naples, were Thursday, September 16, 2004, at First Baptist Church in Naples with the Rev. Barry Brown officiating.  Mrs. Tomberlain was born February 26, 1915, in Gabwell, Red River Co., near Clarksville, the tenth of twelve children born to Lillie Nora and Harry James Vissering.  She died Tuesday, September 14, 2004, in Little Rock, AR.  She was a member of First Baptist Church in Naples, was a Sunday school teacher for 60 years in Atlanta and Naples First Baptist Churches combined, a 55-year member of Eastern Star, a charter member of Amity Study Club of Atlanta, past president of the Pewitt PTA, Naples Garden Club, and an election judge for the Naples precinct until the age of 84.  Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Pat and Sue Tomberlain of Atlanta; two daughters and son-in-law, Barbara and Frankie Manna of Daingerfield and Lillian Johnson of Naples; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Tomberlain, two daughters, Charlotte Tatum and Martha Cudd.  Interment was at the Vissering Family Cemetery.  (Row 3)

Tosh, Jimmy Dale

Services for  Mr. Jimmy Dale Tosh, 62,  of Omaha, were Friday, September 30, 2004, at First Baptist Church in Omaha with the Reverends Dwaine Higgins and Neal Thornburg officiating.  Mr. Tosh was born December 5, 1941 in Mt. Vernon, TX.  He died Tuesday, September 28, 2004 at his home in  Omaha.  He was a truck driver and a former employee of T&N.  He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Omaha;  had served in the US Air Force, was a member of the American Legion and a long time resident of Omaha.  Survivors include his wife, Mary Ellen Tosh of Omaha; one son and daughter-in-law, Michael & Jennifer Tosh of Hughes Springs; two grandsons, Zane & Kyle Grubaugh of Hughes Springs; his mother Pat Tosh of Mt. Vernon; one brother and sister-in-law, Sammy & Linda Tosh of Mt. Vernon; one sister and brother-in-law, Carolyn and Sonny Brown of Mt. Vernon; and a number of nieces and nephews.  Pallbearers included Odis Cline, Ralph Cline, Keith Munn, Ken Munn, Dr. Fred Sperry and Randy Clayton.  Interment was at Concord Cemetery.

Vickers, John Dillon

VICKERS, JOHN DILLON                                                                                    October 6, 1923 – May 9, 2004

A memorial service for John Dillon Vickers, 80, of Omaha, will be conducted Sunday, May 16, 2004, at 3 pm, at First United Methodist Church of Omaha. Mr. Vickers was born October 6, 1923, in Omaha. He died Sunday, May 9, 2004, at Omaha Healthcare Center. He was retired from Ashland Oil Co., and Pinkerton Security, a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Shreveport, Louisiana, the American Legion and a veteran of World War II. He is survived by Ann and Jack Nelson, and Jenny and Mike McGinnis; grandchildren, Jennifer and Gregg Cooper, Michele and Chad Crutcher; his sisters and brother, Corrine and Charles Womack, Bill and Carolyn Vickers, Shirley and Dale Hunt, Carolyn and Jerry Evans; and a host of relatives and friends. His wife, Mary Elizabeth, and his brother, Vernon Wayne, preceded in death. Graveside service and burial was at Hillcrest Cemetery in Bossier City, Louisiana, on Tuesday

May 11.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society.

Walker, Patsy Russell

WALKER, PATSY RUSSELL                                                                                 January 1, 1931 – May 5, 2004

Services for Mrs. Patsy Walker, 73, of Omaha, were Saturday, May 8, 2004, at First United Methodist Church in Omaha with the Rev. Lanny Peek and Rev. Melinda Beasley officiating.  Mrs. Walker was born January 1, 1931, in El Paso.  She died Wednesday, May 5, 2004, in Longview.  She was retired from Pewitt School system, a 50-year member of the Eastern Star, a member of First United Methodist Church in Omaha and a longtime resident of Omaha.  Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Paula and Johnny Robison of Naples and Pamela and Rex Hawkins of Pittsburg; two sisters, Freida Sparks of Daingerfield and Jeanette Johnson of Omaha; grandchildren, Jackie Robison and Clint Mills of Omaha and Paul Mills and Jaime Gabel of Naples; two great-grandchildren, Darci Gabel of Naples and Braden Mills of Omaha.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Jackie Walker; her parents Roy and Irma Charlton Russell; and a brother, Billy Roy Russell.  Interment was at Omaha Cemetery.  Pallbearers included Jerry Robison, Mickey Seely, Jesse Hicks, Jimmy Jackson, Ronnie Hawkins, Buck Perkins and Bud Davlin.  (J Row 5 BL 16)

Warren, Bobbie Glen

WARREN, BOBBIE GLEN                                                                                  April 5, 1933 – August 10, 2004

Services for Mr. Bobbie Glen Warren, 71, of Naples, were Monday, August 16, 2004 at Norris S Curry CME Church.  Mr. Warren was born April 5, 1933, in Naples.  He died Tuesday, August 10, 2004 in Mt. Pleasant.  He was retired from Vinyard’s Grocery Store and a member of  Norris S Curry CME Church.  Survivors include four brothers, A. C. Warren and Wesley Warren, both of Naples, and Billy Warren and Forrest Warren, both of Los Angeles; five sisters, Johnnie Warren, Faydell Wilkerson, Thelma Kelly and Bettye Warren, all of Naples and Jeanette Warren of Los Angeles; and a number of other relatives.  Interment was at Morning Star Cemetery.  (Location Unknown)

Williams, Grady

WILLIAMS, GRADY                                                                                            August 22, 1911 – December 27, 2004

Services for Mr. Grady Williams, 93, of Naples were January 1, 2005 at Williams Chapel Baptist Church of Naples, with the Rev. Sammie D. Ivery, Jr., officiating.  Mr. Williams was born August 22, 1911, in Morris Co.  He died December 27, 2004 at Titus Regional Medical Center in Mt. Pleasant.  He was a farmer and a member of the Williams Chapel Baptist Church.  Survivors include one daughter, Bertha Legans of Ft. Worth; a step-daughter, Bobby Jo Gaston of Marietta; 13 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; one brother, A. W. William of Dallas; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  Burial was in the Morning Star Cemetery at Naples.  (Location Unknown)

Williams, Nina Mae

WILLIAMS, NINA MAE                                                                                    May 8, 1919 – July 11, 2004

Services for Mrs. Nina Mae Williams, 85, of Omaha, were Saturday, July 17, 2004, at Reeder-Davis Funeral Home with Bro. Joe Rivers officiating.  Mrs. Williams was born May 8, 1919, in Morris Co.  She died Sunday, July 11, 2004, in Longview.  She had worked for Pilgrim’s Pride, was a homemaker and member of Mt. Mitchell Church of Christ.  Survivors include her husband, R. C. Williams of Omaha; two sons, Charles Williams and Shelton Williams, both of Omaha; five daughters, Wilma Lene Hooks of Daingerfield, Mary Fields of Mt. Pleasant, MaeDean Flemming, Wilma Dean Chism and Appezene Smith, all of Omaha; four sisters, Hattie Rockwell of Mt. Pleasant, Inez Rivers, Truella Johnson and Bertha Lee Brown, all of Omaha; 28 grandchildren; 60 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great-grandchildren.  Interment was at Rivers Cemetery.  (Location Unknown)

Wright, Beulah Lee Services for Mrs. Beulah Lee Wright, 85 of Omaha, were Wednesday, January 28, 2004, at Concord Baptist Church with the Reverends Nolan Richey and Glenn Griffith officiating.  Mrs. Wright was born May 14, 1918 in Omaha.  She died Monday, January 26, 2004 at Omaha Health Care. She was preceded in death by her husband Marshal  (Fotch) Wright, December 29, 1992 and parents Joseph L, (Buck) & Oma Vickers; Mrs. Wright was a  member of Concord Baptist Church, a homemaker and a lifetime resident of Omaha.  Survivors include one son, Richard L. Wright of Omaha; three grandchildren, Cody Wright of Anahuac, Courtney Wright of Trivoli and Justin Lynn Wright of Omaha; one sister-in-law Faye Vickers of Omaha, a number of nieces, nephews and friends.  Pallbearers were Michael Jarvis, Robert Harvey, Wayne Rumsey, Craig  Schluter, Billy Williams and Frank Caldwell.  Interment was at Concord Cemetery under the direction of Alexander Funeral Home.

 

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