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12/30/08

Funeral services for Stacy Allen Clepper, 46, of Timpson, TX, were held Saturday, December 26, 2008, at 2:00 PM in Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson, with Bro Leroy Bowley officiating. Graveside service will be at 1:00 PM, Monday, December 29, in Field Store Cemetery, Waller, TX. Mr. Clepper passed away December 23, 2008, in Nacogdoches, Texas.

Stacy was born in Pasadena, Texas on October 30, 1962, the son of Delbert Gene Clepper and Dena Clepper Bradshaw. He was a heavy equipment operator for Courtney Construction.

Stacy is survived by his wife, Angela Clepper; father, Delbert Gene Clepper and wife Pat of Timpson; mother, Dena Bradshaw and husband W.L. of Canton, Texas; a daughter, Emily Brooke McCrary of Nacogdoches, Texas; two sons Jason Blake Clepper of Laredo, Texas, Luke Elliott Clepper of Nacogdoches, Texas; a stepson, Jacob Aaron Tarpley of Centerville, Texas; two sisters, Shelley Richey of Round Top, Texas, Susan Wassermann of Brenham, Texas; two brothers, Edward Gene Clepper of Timpson, Texas, Cody Ellison of Dallas, Texas; a step sister, Toni Jackson of Center, Texas; a step brother, Doye Wayne Cantrell of Timpson, Texas; his grandmother, Marie Izard f Waller, Texas.

He is preceded by a son, Derrick Allen Clepper and stepsister Lisa Cantrell.

Verlene Sumstine, 87, of Center, passed away Monday December 29, 2008 at Shelby Regional Medical Center.

Graveside Service will be 4:00 p.m. Wednesday December 31, 2008 at White Rock Cemetery with Bro. Ed McRae officiating.
No visitation is planned at this time.

She was born October 20, 1921 to George Walter and Samantha (Renfro) Hendricks.

She is preceded in death by her Parents, Walter and Samantha Hendricks, Daughter, Cynthia Gwen Sumstine, 3 Brothers, Elzie Hendricks, Arvel Hendricks, Travis Hendricks, 5 Sisters, Velma Dean, Delma Mora, Dollie Adkinson, Pauline Livingston, Laurice “Jack” Smith.

She is survived by:
Husband:
Peter B. Sumstine of Center
Grandson:
Bryan Anthony Sumstine & wife Tabitha of Huxley
Great Grandchildren:
Cyndi, Caty, Joe and Mason Sumstine of Huxley
2 Sisters:
Nina Mae Crawford of Warren
Maurice “Guy” Pate of Center
Numerous Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and Friends

You may sign the online registry book at www.mangumfuneralhome.com
Services are under directions of Mangum Funeral Home

12/29/08

Margie Crawford, 86, of Center, passed away Monday, December 29, 2008 at Green Acres Nursing Center. She was born July 4, 1922 in Panola County to Bertis Stoker and Zeffie Springer Stoker. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW. Ms. Crawford loved to garden, knit and fish.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Tuesday, December 30 at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 pm, Wednesday, December 31 at Oaklawn Memorial Park with Rev. Greg Megill.

Survivors include:

Son, Steve Tinkle & wife Mary Lynn of Center

Daughter, Vickie Higginbotham of Ft. Worth

Grandsons:
Mitchell Partin of Nacogdoches
Stephen M. Tinkle of College Station

Granddaughters:
Darla Partin of Detroit, Michigan
Wendi Tinkle of Houston
April Duffey of Boulder, Colorado
Condra Ables of Alvarado

Six Great Grandchildren

Preceded in death by:
Parents, Bertis and Zeffie Stoker
Husband, Burrell Crawford
Daughter, Linda Whitlock
Grandson, Shane Tinkle

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Methodist Children’s Home, 1111 Herring Ave., Waco, Texas 76708.

Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com.

Edna V. Andrews, age 89 of Keatchie, LA, formerly of Huxley, passed away Monday, Dec. 29, 2008 in Shreveport, LA.

Services will be 2:00 pm Wednesday, December 31, 2008 at Mangum Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Ron McClellan officiating. Burial will follow at Wimberly Cemetery in Huxley.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 12:00 noon until service time.

She was born March 7, 1919 in Eldorado, Arkansas in Union County to Parents, Charles & Hattie (Prim) Porter. She was a homemaker and she was an active member of Gloster Baptist Church in Gloster, LA until she entered Bradford Nursing Home in Shreveport, LA.
She is preceded in death by her parents; Charles & Hattie Porter, Husband; Joseph Calvin Andrews, Great Grandchild; Joseph Charles Andrews, 4 Sisters; Mary King, Nettie Rodin, Thalia Deason & Ruth Hightower and 3 Brothers; B.L. Porter,
Pye Purifoi Porter and Fred Porter.

She is survived by:
Children:
Melvin Joe Andrews & wife, Pam of Keatchie, LA
Carol Murphy & husband, Joe Frank of Orangeburg, SC
Paul Andrews & wife, Tammie of Denham Springs, LA
6 Grandchildren:
Bill Andrews, Julie Betts, Dallas Williams, Phala Burleson, Michael Andrews & Crystal Andrews
9 Great Grandchildren:
Brandi Betts, Tyler Betts, Joey Williams, Selena Williams, Traci Williams,
Tori Williams, Joshua Burleson, John Burleson & Olivia Burleson
2 Great Great Grandchildren:
Murphy Burleson & Abby Gail Burleson

Brother-in-law: Tony Rodin of Longview

Numerous Nieces, Nephews, Cousins & Friends

Pallbearers: Dan McBride, Hall Burford, Terry Taraba, David Long,
Charles Burford & Chad Burford.

You may sign the online guest book at www.mangumfuneralhome.com
Services are under the direction of Mangum Funeral Home, Center, Texas

Lamerle Hagler Collins, 91, of Shelbyville, passed away Monday, December 29, 2008 at Shelby Regional Medical Center. She was born July 18, 1917 in Center to B.W. Hagler and Maggie Askew Hagler. Ms. Collins was a member of Hurst Street Church of Christ.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Tuesday, December 30 at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am, Wednesday, December 31 at Watson & Sons Chapel with Tim Perkins and Gary Hagler officiating. Interment will follow at Shelbyville Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Michael Collins, Cary Collins, Kenton Collins, Ken Collins, Lance Hughes, Tracy Collins and Scott Jones.

Survivors include:

Sons:
Bobby Collins of Shelbyville
Tommy Collins & wife Bonnie of Shreveport
Mark Collins & wife Toni of Nacogdoches

Daughters:
Sandra Hughes & husband Bob of Center
Martha Rambin & husband David of Timpson
Annette Tamplin of Shelbyville

Sixteen Grandchildren, Twenty Two Great Grandchildren and Three Great Great Grandchildren

Brother, Hurst Hagler & wife Marcelle of Stonewall

Sister, Edna George of Center

Special Cousin, Bunchie Ross of Shelbyville

Preceded in death by:
Parents, B.W. Hagler & Maggie Askew Hagler
Husband, Pete Collins
Sons, Doug Collins & David Collins
Grandson, Ashley Collins
Brother, Leon Hagler

Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com.

J.D. Windham, 66, of Glendale, AZ., passed away December 4, 2008 at his home following a 19 month struggle with cancer.

Born December 30, 1941 in Center, Texas to P.R. and Ruby (Jordon) Windham, who preceded him as well as 2 sisters.

He served in the U.S. Army from 1966 to 1968. J.D. spent the majority of his working years driving trucks out of the Houston area. Moving to Arizona in the early 1980's and ending with his retirement from the U.S. Postal Service in 2004. J.D. had a passion for the excitement of a wager of any nature, either from raising and racing thoroughbreds, to a sports pool or a casino excursion, all of the above were shared and enjoyed by many friends and co workers.

J.D. is survived by his wife Betty; 5 children: Jason (Micaela) Special Granddaughter Alyssa, Phoenix;

Lewis and family, Omaha, NE,
Rick and family, Houston, Tx.
Kim Delaney and family, Las Vegas, NV.
Stepdaughter, Sharene Farr and family, Phoenix,

14 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren,

2 brothers Pete and family, Center, Texas and Thomas and family, Lufkin, Texas; also many nieces and nephews. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. Memorial services for J.D. were held at 11: am Saturday, December 13 at Chapel of the Chimes Mortuary, 7924 N. 59th Ave, Glendale, AZ.

There will be a memorial service on Tuesday, December 30 at 11:00 AM, at North Jericho cemetery in Center.

The family request no flowers, but memorials can be made to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower St., Phoenix, AZ. 85014 or the American Cancer Society.

12/26/08

Thomas Lymn, age 83 of Center passed away Wednesday, December 24, 2008 at his home in the Neuville Community.

Services will be 10:00 am, Saturday, December 27, 2008 at Mangum Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Cliff Hughes officiating. Burial will follow at McClelland Cemetery in Shelbyville with Military Graveside Service under the direction of the Local VFW Post 8904.

Visitation will be from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm on Friday, December 26, 2008 at Mangum Funeral Home.

He was born May 24, 1925 in New York City to Parents, Thomas Lymn, Sr. and Elizabeth Ann Moffett Lymn.

He was a Submarine Sailor and served in the U.S. Navy on the U.S.S. Croaker. He was an Electrical Engineer and worked for Sheffield Steel in Houston for 15 years. He also worked for Holly Farms – Tyson for 18 years. He was a member of McClelland Baptist Church.

He is preceded in death by his Parents, Thomas & Ann Lymn, infant Daughter, and Brother, John Lymn.

He is survived by:
His Wife, Margaret “Margie” Lymn of Center
2 Daughters & Son-in-law:
Sandra & Ben Dupre of Center
Margaret Ann Weathers of Huffman
Grandchildren:
Louis Dupre of Logansport, LA
Michelle & Lamech Waller of Center
Darrin & Candy Weathers of Houston
Brian & Jamie Weathers of Channelview
Beth & Danny De-Simone of Lake Houston
Great Grandchildren:
Derek Dupre, Jared Dupre & Joshua Dupre
Bradley Waller, Bryan Waller, Brianna Waller & Bryce Waller
Andrew, Amber, Brooklyn Nick, Chris,
Maddie, Brooke Ann and Eathen Rex
1 Great Great Granddaughter: Kaylyn Dupre
1 Sister, Margaret Wienert of New York
1 Brother, Gordon Lymn of New York
Pallbearers: Bradley Waller, Bryan Waller, Joshua Dupre, Jared Dupre, Lamech Waller, Darrin Weathers, Brian Weathers & Norman Ponder

You may sign the online guest book at www.mangumfuneralhome.com

Services are under the direction of Mangum Funeral Home, Center, Texas

Robert Harlon Wagstaff, 88, of Bronson died December 23, 2008, in Newton, Texas. He was born October 9, 1920, in Shelby County to Richard and Pearl Permenter Wagstaff, the seventy of nine children. He had been a resident of Sabine County for forty-one years.

Robert attended various schools in Shelby County and graduated from Tenaha High School in 1939. He immediately enrolled at Stephen F. Austin State Teachers College. On November 4, 1942, he volunteered for the Army Air Corps. He trained in Las Vegas at AAF Gunnery School (Spec Sperry Turrets). He was assigned as a tail gunner on a B26 Martin Marauder and flew 56 missions over Europe from bases in England, France and Belgium. He attained the rank of Staff Sgt. and was discharged on July 7, 1945. IN the fall of 1945, he returned to Stephen F. Austin and earned his degree.

He worked 39 years as a teacher, coach and administrator in the public schools of Texas. He was employed by Brazosport ISD in Freeport for 11 years, Lufkin ISD for 10 years and West Sabine ISD for 18 years. During his tenure at Brazosport, he earned his Master’s Degree from the University of Houston. He retired as superintendent at West Sabine ISD in 1985.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Bettye Bragg Wagstaff of Bronson, daughter Lou Ann Wagstaff of Whitehouse, a granddaughter Cory and her husband Rob Blackmon, great grandchildren Caylor Brynn Balckmon, Brock Wagstaff Blackmon and Tyler Robert Blackmon all of Brownsboro, TX, a sister Neta Hanna of Jacksonville, brothers-in-law Winfred Wright of Port Neches and Hollis McMullen of Quitman, TX and many nieces and nephews.

Robert was preceded in death by his son, Jon Robert Wagstaff.

Visitation will be from 5:00PM until 8:00PM in the Starr Funeral Home, 510 Starr St, Hemphill, TX.

Funeral services will be at 11:00AM, Saturday, December 27, 2008, in the Starr funeral Home chapel with Bro. Gene Samford officiating. Burial will follow at Oaklawn Cemetery in Center, TX.

Contributions to the Jon Robert Wagstaff Memorial Scholarship Fund, RT 3 Box 3037, Bronson, TX 75930 will be greatly appreciated by the family.

12/24/08

Harold Loyd McDonald, age 84 of Center, passed away Wednesday, December 24, 2008 in Shreveport, LA.

Services will be 2 pm, Sunday, December 28, 2008 at the First United Methodist Church in Center with Rev. Greg Megill officiating. Military graveside service will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center under the direction of the VFW post 8904. Visitation will be Saturday evening from 4 pm until 8 pm at Mangum Funeral Home.
He was born October 2, 1924 in Burleson, Texas to Father, J. D. McDonald & Mother, Bessie Garrettt McDonald.

He graduated from Burleson High School and Texas Wesleyan College in Fort Worth. He served in the United States Navy during WW II in the Asia, Pacific Theatre as a Lieutenant JG. He was officer in charge LCT 816.

After his military service and graduation, he went to work for Universal Mills in Fort Worth, Texas. In 1954 he and his family moved to Center, Texas for Universal Mills and set up Red Chain Feed. In 1956 he purchased Red Chain Feed which later became Southern Broilers. He was proud to be part of the group of entrepreneurs and friends who pioneered and developed the poultry business in East Texas. He loved fishing, hunting, and picking the guitar and singing with his friends. He was active working with Boy Scouts and Explorer Scouts in Center with his sons and many other boys. He taught Sunday School and lead MYF at the First Methodist Church in Center for many years. Also he was a Lay speaker & leader at the church. He was past President of the Center Chamber of Commerce, member of the Center Lions Club and a Mason. He also was a member of the original Center Hunting Club. In raising his boys he instilled in them responsibility and hard work ethics. He was a firm believer in education and assured that his boys were educated. He always told his family that he loved them.

He is preceded in death by wife of 57 years, Alice Marie Moss McDonald and Son, Mark McDonald.

He is survived by Wife, Tommye Marie Hall McDonald of Center
3 Sons and Daughters-in-law:
Mike & Mary McDonald of Lake Conroe
Dan & Betsy McDonald of Houston
Jonathan & Laurie McDonald of Center
9 Grandchildren: Laura, Clint, Brandi, Paula, Ashli, Robert, Meghan, Morgan & Casey
10 Great Grandchildren: Hunter, Jordan, Shelby, Caleb, Joshua, Aidan, Brisa, Abby, Sophie & Sagan
Pallbearers: James Permenter, Sammy Dance, Mark Ramsey, C.A. Samford, Bill Holt, Jack Jones, Bob Howard & David Koonce
Honorary Pallbearers: Hunter Mallory, Elvin Permenter, James Campbell,
Paul Eidelbach, Jim Braden, Roy Masterson, Daniel Yarbrough, Harold Robertson, Charles Hughes and L.C. Hufferd.

Shikimi "Kim" Stone, age 77, of Huxley passed away Wednesday, December 24, 2008 at her residence. She was born March 26, 1931 in Nagasaki Province of Japan. She was the second daughter of seven children. Mrs. Stone was a homemaker.

Visitation will be held from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Sunday, December 28, 2008 at Watson & Sons Chapel in Center.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, December 29, 2008 at Wimberly Chapel with Rev. Jack Forbis officiating. Interment will follow at Wimberly Cemetery in Shelby County.

Pallbearers will be Charles Patton, Mike Huebel, Bobby Leonard, Bill Watson, Denny Hodson and Rick Magee.

Survivors include:

Husband, Russell Stone of Huxley.

Brothers-in-law;
Leslie Stone of Hayes, Virginai
Norman Stone of Fort Worth

Aunt, Helen Nokes of Pampa

Also numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives including many family member in Japan.

Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com

12/22/08

Michael Jones, age 61 of Center, passed away Monday, December 22, 2008 at Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital. He was born September 29, 1947 in Freeport to William Bryan Jones and Martha Cleo Hortman Jones. Mike was a branch manager for Dealer's Electrical in Lufkin. He served in the Army during Vietnam and was of the Baptist faith.

Visitation will be held from 5 PM to 8 PM, Monday, December 22 at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Funeral services will be held at 2 PM, Tuesday, December 23, at Watson & Sons Chapel. Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park.

Survivors include:
Wife, Dianne Livingston Jones of Center
Son, Lance Jones & wife Carrie of Center
Daughters, Sunny Mawson and husband Brian of Kingsland, Georgia and Missy Noble and husband Kit of Center
Grandchildren: Bradley Jones, Cody Jones, Hannah Bison, Cheyenne Mawson, Ethan Mawson, Cassidy Rainbolt, Caiden Rainbolt, and Shara Smith.
Great Grandchild, Joe Kidd Carpenter
Brother, Fred Jones and wife Maggie of Houston
Step Father, Harry Dunnam of Palestine

Also a number of nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.

Preceded in death by
Parents, William Bryan Jones and Martha Cleo Hortman Jones
Brother, Randy Bob Jones

Online condolences and tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com

Mrs. Frankie Lee (Braley) Beard, 80, of Livingston, Texas services will be at 1:00 PM, Monday, December 22, 2008, in Taylor Funeral Home Chapel, Timpson.
Interment will follow in Cold Springs Cemetery, Garrison. Mrs. Beard passed away December 19, 2008, in Livingston, Texas.

Born in Hugo, Oklahoma, on May 21, 1928, Frankie was the daughter of the late Ernest and Grace (Carriger) Stevens. She was a graduate of Joaquin High School and was married to E.F. "Red" Beard Jr. on December 7, 1950.

Survivors include one son Ernest F. Beard III, of Splendora, Texas and 5 daughters, Kay Hall of Houston, Jean Salazar and husband John of Livingston, Mary Colvin and husband Ted of Livingston, Martha Beard and husband Randy of Dayton, Texas and Donna Robbins and husband Rick of Livingston. She is also survived by 9 Grandchildren: Miles Hall, Brian Blevens, Jennifer Salazar, John Salazar, Amanda Colvin, Jason Butts, Valerie Faulkner and Kobe Faulkner.

In addition to her parents, Frankie was preceded in death by husband E.F. "Red" Beard Jr. on September 03, 2004.

Visitation will begin at 9 AM on Monday, December 22, and continue until service time at 1 PM.

Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson, Texas is in charge of arrangements.

Grace (Hutto) Rushing of Pasadena formerly of Joaquin, passed away Sunday December 21, 2008.

Services will be held 10:00 a.m. Tuesday December 23, 2008 at Mangum Funeral Home Chapel with Jerry Fite officiating. Burial will follow at Joaquin Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday December 23, 2008 from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at Mangum Funeral Home.

She was born December 30, 1926 to William Henry and Ruby Verona (Oxner) Hutto. She was a member of Parkview Church of Christ in Pasadena.

She is preceded in death by her Parents, Henry and Ruby Hutto, Husband, Edgar Rushing, Jr., 2 Sisters, Eva Thompson and Oleta Newton, 3 Brothers, Calvin Hutto, Dennis Hutto and Walter B. Hutto

She is survived:
3 Daughters:
Susan Krueger of Grand Prairie
Mary McManis of Clearwater, FL
Pattie Sepulvado of Colfax, LA
Son:
Bill Rushing of South Houston
8 Grandchildren
8 Great Grandchildren
Sister:
Azalee Connell & husband Dave of Holden, LA
Brother:
Clint Burke Hutto & wife Charlotte of Carriere, Mississippi
Numerous Nieces, Nephews, Cousins, and Friends
Sisters-in-law:
Mary Jane Grant of Nacogdoches
Joyce Anson & husband George of Dallas

You may sign the online registry book www.mangumfuneralhome.com
Services are under the direction of Mangum Funeral Home

12/21/08

E.C. “Dock” Luman, 85, of Center, passed away December 20, 2008 at Green Acres Nursing Home.

Graveside Service 1:00 p.m. Sunday December 21, 2008 at Mt. Herman Cemetery. No Visitation is planned.

He was born January 16, 1923 to Joseph and Emma (Dixon) Luman. He served in the US Army Air Corps in England during WWII. He was awarded the GC, ETO, ATO, Victory and the Presidential Citation Ribbons. He previously resided at Bill’s Landing in Huxley where he made perch traps and sold them and continued doing this when he entered the nursing home. He had a passion for fishing and hunting.

He is preceded in death by his Parents, Joseph and Emma Luman, Daughter, Sherry Luman Schump, Sister, Dollie Mae Roberts, 5 Brothers, J.W. Luman, Wilburn Luman, Winfred Luman, Elmer Luman, and Jesse Luman

He is survived by:
Sister:
Jewel Whitton of Center
Children:
Jamey Hribal of Tyler
Elizabeth Sanchez & husband Rick of Center
Becky Bittick & husband Larry of Center
William Lucas & wife Janet of Center
Grandchildren:
Adam Sanchez, Alex Sanchez, Jarod Bentley,
Jonathan Bentley, Jessica McSwain and Wesley Lucas
5 Great Grandchildren
You may sign the online registry book at www.mangumfuneralhome.com
Services are under the direction of Mangum Funeral Home

12/20/08

Polly Ragsdale Little, age 96 of Woodland Hills, Utah passed away Friday, December 19, 2008.

Graveside Services will be 4:00 PM Tuesday, December 23, 2008 at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center with Elder Jake Munn.

No Visitation is planned.

She was born September 26, 1912 in Wichita Falls, Texas to Parents, Clarence Virgil & Donna Agnes (Nelson) Ragsdale.

She is preceded in death by her Parents, Clarence & Donna Ragsdale, her Husband, James (Jimmy) Little and her Daughter, LaNelle Notias.

She is survived by 4 Granddaughters:
Stephani Smith of Utah
Janna Kleinman & husband, Randy of Austin, Texas
Venise Stuart & husband, Larry of Dallas, Texas
Nikki Hanegan & Husband, Mike

6 Great Grandchildren

Services are under the direction of Mangum Funeral Home Center, Texas

12/19/08

Jimmy Wesley Metcalf, 68, of Center, passed away Friday, December 19, 2008 at Shelby Regional Medical Center.

Services will be held at 2:00 pm Monday, December 22, 2008 at Mangum Funeral Home Chapel with Masonic Services following at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Duncan Cemetery in Shelbyville. Visitation will be Sunday, December 21, 2008 from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Mangum Funeral Home.

He was born July 17, 1940 in Longview to Albert W. and Mable Lengthy (Gary) Metcalf. He served in the US Marines. He graduated from Center High School in 1959. He worked for Brault Auto Paint and Supply. He was a member of the Sam Houston Masonic Lodge #32 in Shelbyville.

Pallbearers will be members of the Sam Houston Masonic Lodge #32 in Shelbyville.

He is preceded in death by his Parents, Albert and Mabel Metcalf.

He is survived by:
Wife, Bebee Metcalf of Center
2 Sons, John Wesley Metcalf and Justin Wesley Metcalf both of Center
Uncle, Paul Gary and wife Lucille Gary of Port Lavaca
Cousins, Bernard and Gwenell Metcalf of Shelbyville, Phyllis, Kath
y, Shannon, Mike, Donnie and Jerry Metcalf
Numerous Other Relatives and Friends

You may sign the online register book at www.mangumfuneralhome.com

Services are under the direction of Mangum Funeral Home, Center, Texas.

12/18/08

James E. “Flip” Hagler, 83, of Shelbyville, passed away Wednesday December 17, 2008 at his home.

Services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday December 20, 2008 at Mangum Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Marion Huckaby and Bro. Pat Windham officiating. A Masonic Service will follow in the chapel. Burial will follow at Antioch Cemetery in San Augustine County. Visitation will be Friday December 19, 2008 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Mangum Funeral Home.

He was born January 8, 1925 in Center to Oliver and Emma Mae (Askew) Hagler. He served in the US Army during WWII. He was a carpenter in Shelby County for many years and he was a member of Palastine Church of Christ. Also he was a Life Endowed Member of the Shelbyville Sam Houston Lodge #32.

Pallbearers will be members of the Sam Houston Masonic Lodge #32.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Larry Hagler, Jeff Ross, Mike Ross, James Eubanks, Leon Eubanks, Jimmy Eubanks and Jody Ross.

He is preceded in death by His Parents, Oliver and Emma Hagler, Grandson, Brad Hagler, Brother, O.K. “Buddy” Hagler and Sister, Bernice Eubanks

He is survived by:
Son, James Carroll Hagler and wife Sharron of Center
Son, Donny Hagler of Center
Son,Ronny Hagler & wife Renee of Center
Grandchildren:
Conda Adams of Center
Jaime Hagler & wife Holly of Center
Paul Hagler of Center
Bridget Hagler of Nacogdoches
Angela Hagler Thornton and husband Daniel of Joaquin
Ronna Hagler of Center
Candace Hagler of Center
Skyler Hagler of Center

Numerous Great Grandchildren

Brother: Jack Henry Hagler & wife Ann of Center
Sister: Emma Jean “Bunchie” Ross of Center
Mother of his Children: Jean Mills of Center
Sister-in-law: Sue Hagler of Center

Numerous Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and Friends

You may sign the online register book at www.mangumfuneralhome.com
Services are under the direction of Mangum Funeral Home, Center, Texas

Dalton Jay "DJ" Cartwright Lathan passed away on December 16, 2008. He was born to the late Mae Gladys Cartwright and Elray "Joe" Lathan on December 29, 1970. He is a 1989 graduate of Shelbyville High School.

Preceded in death by;
Brothers George Gardner and Ira Joe Cartwright
Sister: Jacqueline Lathan
Survived by;
Children: Makala Cartwright, Jelissa Williams, JaRobert Green, and Daveion Williams
Sisters: Vanessa Lathan and Zebbra Riggans
Brothers: Minister Rickey (Dorothy Cartwright), Don Lathan, Charles Ray Lathan, Jell (Tessa) Cartwright, and Jamal Berry
Aunts: Hattie Ree McClelland, Charlsey Fay Hall, Ella (Roy) Byndom, Lucille Bazile, Annie M Garrett, Donna (W.C.) Martin, Diann Sparks, Brenda (Jesus) Carillo, Jewel (Calvin) Williams, and Gladys (L.W.) Garrett
Uncles: J.C. (Betty) Lathan, Willie Ira (Clem) Lathan, Jackie (Ruthie) Lathan, Sr., James (Ursala) Lathan, Truman (Queen) Cartwright, Howard Cartwright, Lawrence Cartwright, and Kerry Cartwright.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday December 20, 2008 at the Bennett Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Shelbyville, Texas at 1:00 PM.

12/15/08

Mrs. Vashti Oates, 91, of the Dreka Community passed away Monday, December 15, 2008 in Shreveport, LA. Vashti was born June 25, 1917 in Dreka to William Booker Ross and Mollie Lout Ross. Ms. Oates was a member of the Dreka United Pentecostal Church.

Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 17, 2008 at Mangum Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Kerry Green and Rev. Eric Bartley officiating. Interment will be in the Rather Cemetery in Shelbyville. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Tuesday December 16, 2008 at Mangum Funeral Home.

Vashti is preceded in death by her Parents, William Booker Ross and Mollie Lout Ross, Husband, Jessie Earl Oates, Brother, Coy W. Bookout and Lifelong Friend, Janie Reyonlds

She is survived by:
Daughter and Son-in-law:
Joyce and Guy Flournoy of Shreveport, LA
Sons and Daughters-in-law:
Jimmy and Judy Oates of Keatchi, LA
Larry and Kathryn Oates of the Dreka Community
7 Granddaughters:
Tammy F. Rawls and husband Jeff
Kelly F. Allen and husband Clifton
Jacy F. Lightfoot and husband Derek
Denise O. Chamberlain and husband Jimmy
Tracy O. Scudder and husband Bill
Jennifer O. Berry and husband Mitch
Amanda O. Weaver and husband Randy
12 Great Grandchildren
Sister-in-law:
Ever Lea Bookout of Davenport, FL
Numerous Nieces, Nephews, and Cousins and a host of friends including special friend Connie Bradshaw.
Ms. Oates’ Grandsons-in-law will serve as Pallbearers.

You may sign the online guestbook at www.mangumfuneralhome.com
Services are under the direction of Mangum Funeral Home

12/13/08

Helen Cockrell Powdrill, 85, of Joaquin passed away Friday, December 12, 2008 at Pine Grove Nursing Home in Center. Helen was born September 22, 1923 in Joaquin to Walter Eugene Jeans and Ella Belle O'Rear Jeans. Ms. Powdrill was a member of the Jackson Baptist Church.

Services will be held at 2 PM, Sunday, December 14, 2008 at Watson & Sons Chapel in Center with Rev. Wayne Bickley and Rev. Mike Cross officiating. Interment will be in the Lone Cedar Cemetery in Shelby County.

Survivors includee:
Daughters: Judie Irish and husband Harold of Joaquin and Sue Morris and husband Joe of Huxley
Sons: David Cockrell and wife Betty Ann of White Oak, Dean Powdrill of Joaquin and Ray Powdrill and wife Cindy of Tatum.
11 Grandchildren
19 Great Grandchildren
Brothers: Louis Jeans and wife Wilma of Elton, La., Johnny Jeans and wife Judy of Balsile, La.

Helen was preceded in death by:
Husbands: A.D. Cockrell and Lacy Powdrill
Brothers: E.B. Jeans and J.W. "Boe" Jeans

Ms. Powdrill's Grandsons will serve as pallbearers:
Lance Cockrell, Casey Cockrell, Michael Powdrill, David Powdrill, Brandon Powdrill, Jeremy McDaniel, Holden Cummings and Zac McDaniel.

Visitation will be held from 5 pm to 8 pm, Saturday, December 13, 2008 at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.

12/12/08

Mary Lou Powdrill, age 78 of Dallas passed away Friday, December 12, 2008.
Services will be 1:00 p.m, Tuesday, December 16, 2008 at Mangum Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jeanne Brosius officiating, burial will follow at Mt. Olive Cemetery.

She was born September 29, 1930 in Washington, Iowa to Parents, Raymond J. & Lois (Brown) Lambert.
She is preceded in death by her Parents, Raymond & Lois Lambert, Husband, Bobby Joe Powdrill and one Son, Ron Powdrill.

Among her survivors include:
Son & Daughter-in-law:
Robert & Nora Powdrill of Dallas, Texas

Grandchildren:
Rachel Bowie & husband, Jay
Ryan Powdrill
Dalaina Devine
Dawn Powdrill & Nate Steinburger

Great Grandchildren:
Devon Bowie, Molly Devine & Juniper Steinburger

Brother & Sister-in-law: Marvin & Marilyn Lambert of Winfield, Iowa

You may sign the online guestbook at www.mangumfuneralhome.com
Services are under the direction of Mangum Funeral Home, Center, Texas

Hersel Anthony, 86, of Vinton, Louisiana, passed away Wednesday, December 10, 2008 at the Memorial Hermann Baptist Orange Hospital. Funeral services will be at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, December 13, 2008 in the Chapel of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Hank Perkins, chaplain of the Veterans of Foreign War Post #2775 in Orange. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery in Orange with Military Honors to be provided by the United States Army Honor Guard of Fort Polk, Louisiana. A gathering of family and friends will be from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. Friday at the funeral home.

Born on June 29, 1922 in Center, Texas to Simion and Eva Anthony, he moved to Orange after being honorably discharged from the United States Army in 1945 while serving during World War II, he then moved to Vinton, Louisiana in 1968 and remained there until his passing. The last of seven children, he enjoyed playing basketb
all as a young man and enjoyed watching baseball. Mr. Anthony worked for and retired from the Levingston Shipbuilding Company in Orange as an attendant in the tool room.

Preceded in death by his parents, his sister, Eula Bell Willis and his brothers, Louis Anthony, J. M. Anthony, Buck Anthony and John Anthony, those who will most cherish his memory are his loving wife of 65 years, Lillian (Hughes) Anthony of Vinton; his daughters, Dianne McKinney and her husband Richard of Orange and Sharron Ann Hickman and her husband Hollis of Orange; her grandsons, Jason Dean Ramsey and his wife Sharon of Apple Valley, Minnesota and Jeremy David Ramsey and wife Stephanie of Vinton; three great-grandchildren, Stormi Ramsey, Hannah Esponge and Sydney Ramsey.

The family is being served by Dorman Funeral Home of Orange.

Steve Crocker, age 50 passed away Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008 at his home in Center.

Services will be 1:00 p.m. Monday, Dec. 15, 2008 at Mangum Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Dathan Triplett officiating and burial will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park.

Visitation will be Sunday evening from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Mangum Funeral Home.

Steve was born December 22, 1957 in Center, Texas to Parents, Orvis & Aline (Stewart) Crocker. He was a truck driver for Pilgrim’s Pride for many years.

He is preceded in death by his Parents, Orvis & Aline Crocker and 2 Children, Terry Lynn Crocker & Kerrie Wayne Crocker and
1 Grandson, Noah Alexander Ramirez.

He is survived by:
Daughter & Son-in-law: Bridgette & Alfredo Ramirez of Center
Son: Steve Clinton Crocker of Center
3 Grandchildren:
Katelynn & Dalton Ramirez of Center
Amber Crocker of Kilgore

2 Sisters:
Louise Crocker of Shreveport, La.
Peggy Luna of Ft. Worth

1 Brother:
Thomas Crocker of Center
Pallbearers: Michael Whiteside, Shane Whiteside, Shawn Whiteside, Darren Vaughn, Ronnie Whatley and Larry Hughes
You may sign the online register book at www.mangumfuneralhome.com
Services are under the direction of Mangum Funeral Home, Center, Texas

12/11/08

Temple Olenick, age 90 of Joaquin passed away Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008.

Services will be 2:00 pm Sunday, December 14, 2008 at First Baptist Church in Joaquin with Bro. Paul Silvey officiating and burial will follow at Joaquin Cemetery.

Visitation will be Saturday evening from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Mangum Funeral Home.
She was born July 14, 1918 in Joaquin, Texas to Parents, Rev. Richard & Primrose (Cockrell) Bazer and she passed away peacefully at her home after a lengthy illness. She will be remembered for her wit, humor and love.

She was a Registered Nurse for many years and worked for Jasper Home Health, Mansfield Hospital, and St. Patricks Hospital in Lake Charles, La. After retirement she worked summers for Crystal Lake in Joaquin. She was a member of First Baptist Church Joaquin.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Rev. Richard & Primrose Bazer, Sister & Brother-in-law, Robbie & John L. Hughes, Brother, O.P. Bazer, Brother & Sister-in-law, Printon & Genie Bazer and Infant Brother, Arnold Boyce Bazer.

She is survived by:
Daughter and Son-in-law: Mitzie & Dan Duffy of Arlington,TX
Daughter, Rosie Deskin of Joaquin
Son, Joseph Olenik of Joaquin
Daughter, Lessie Olenik of Joaquin

Grandchildren:
Deborah & Allan Hayes, Brenda & Tony Brutsche, Patrick Duffy, Rachel Singleton, Robert & Debbie Deskin, and Billie Wayne & Jessica Deskin

Great Grandchildren:
Caitlin, Carson, Ellie, Maggie & Abby
Britny, Jodey, Kevin, Jesse, Lawson, Savannah, Dean ,Michael & Joey

Great Great Grandson: Skylar Chase

Brothers & Sisters-in-law: Raymond & Agnes Bazer and
Bryan & Adrienne Bazer
Jed & Camille Bazer
Sister: Violet George
2 Sisters-in-law: Faye Bazer & Mary Metil

12/09/08

Richard Abner Whiddon, age 71, of Hideaway services are scheduled for 10 AM, Wednesday, December 10, 2008 at Hadeaway Lake Community Church. Graveside services will be held at 3 PM, Wednesday, December 10, 2008 in Joaquin Cemetery, Joaquin, Texas. Services are under the direction of Caudle-Rutledge Funeral Directors of Lindale.

Richard Abner Whiddon, died on December 6 at his home in Hidaway surrounded by family and friends. He was born on December 31, 1936 and raised in Joaquin, Texas. He attended Stephen F. Austin College before entering the Army and serving three years. Because of his unique love of people, he was very successful in his life's career of insurance sales, training and management. He retired to Hideawy in 2000. He was active in the community with extra focus on the goals of the Hideaway Kiwanis Club.

He was preceded in death by his parents Cynthia Cockrell and Orren Cox Whiddon and son Allen Whiddon. He is survived by his wife of 47 eyars, Jean Tyler Whiddon, one son, Rodney Whiddon and wife Catherine, Arlington, one daughter, Cynthis Sharon Stacey and husband Charlie, Farmington, New Mexico, 7 grandchildren, Marc Green, Farmington, NM, James Green, Baytown, Texas, Rebekah Green, Lake Charles, LA, Sharon Green, Farmington, NM, Sarah Whiddon, Arlington, VA., Forrest Whiddon and Liam Whiddon, Arlington, Texas, 1 great grandchild Christopher Green, Kingwood, brother LTG(Ret) Orren Ray (Cotton) Whiddon and wife Harriott, Lufkin, Texas, sister Susan K Whiddon, Joaquin, Texas and numerous nieces and nephews.

Honorary pallbearers will be Jerry heard, Tony Boderek, Ramon Murphy, Bob Jones, Tom Upshaw, Dwayne Petty, Donald Jones and Jack Davis.

Family will receive friends from 6-8 PM, Tuesday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Kiwanis of Hideawy or the Salvation Army.

12/08/08

Robert Woodfin, age 58, of Joaquin passed away Sunday, December 7, 2008 in a Nacogdoches Hospital. He was born October 31, 1950 in Center to Oran Felix Woodfin, Jr. and Bobbie Jean Hughes. Mr. Woodfin was a member of Jackson Missionary Baptist Church.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 pm Wednesday, December 10, 2008 at Watson & Sons Chapel in Center with Rev. Edward McRae and Melba Rodgers officiating. Interment will follow in Jackson Cemetery in Joaquin.

Pallbearers for Mr. Woodfin will be Bill Luster, Paul Isom, Neal McFadden, Kevin Stevens, Chris Dockens, Rocky Curry, Dennis Leggett and James Allen Cockrell. Honorary pallbearers will be Jimmy Harville, Bro. Mike Rodgers and John Decker.

Robert is survived by:
Wife: Patricia Woodfin of Joaquin
Son: Robbie Woodfin and wife Tammy of Joaquin
Granddaughter: Harley Smith and Brandon Eaves of Joaquin
Grandson: Allen Woodfin of Joaquin
Great Grandson: Trenton Cole Eaves of Joaquin
Brothers: Dennis Ray Woodfin and wife Jackie of Roswell Ga. and Obie Neal Woodfin and wife Peggy of Center.
Sister: Mattie Jean Borders of Joaquin
Also a number of Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and a host of friends.

Robert is preceded in death by:
Parents: Oran Felix Woodfin, Jr. and Bobie Jean Hughes Woodfin.

Online condolencses & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com

12/06/08

Mae Walling Barron, age 94, of Center passed away early Saturday morning at her residence in Center, she was a member of the First Baptist Church of Center, she also taught school for over 40 years in the Center ISD.

Graveside services will be held at 3 pm, Sunday, December 7, 2008 at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center with Rev. Carl Smith officiating, interment will follow.

Mae Walling Barron is survived by:
Husband: Jack Barron of Center
Daughter & Son-in-law: Polly Smith and husband Larry of Center
2 Grandchildren
1 Great Grandchild

Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 pm Saturday, December 6, 2008 at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.

12/05/08

ILA Mae Windham, age 69, of Ft. Worth formerly of Center, passed away Friday, November 28, 2008 in Ft. Worth, she was of the Lutheran Faith.

Services will be held 11:00 am, Monday, December 8, 2008 at Watson & Sons Chapel in Center with Pastor Mark Seger officiating, interment will follow in the Fairview Cemetery in Center.

Ila Mae Windham is survived by
Sister: Frances Ann Moore of Houston
Nieces: Shannon Davis of Sweeny, Leslie Windham and Michelle Windham of Pearland
Nephews: Patrick Moore of Jacksonville, Fl. and Cory Windham of New York
Aunts: Minnie Lovejoy and Blanche Haley of Center, Dolly Harris of Carthage and Faye Elder of Shreveport La.
Uncle: Carl Stephenson and wife Rosalee of Houston

Visitation will be held from 5 pm to 6 pm, Sunday, December 7, 2008 at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.

Adele Jackson Anthony, age 94, of Center passed away Thursday night at Colonial Pines Nursing Home in San Augustine. Ms. Anthony was a member of The Campti Methodist Church.

Services will be held 2 PM, Sunday, December 7, 2008 at Watson & Sons Chapel in Center, with Bro. Pat Windham and Ozay Ford officiating, interment will follow in the Campti Cemetery in the Campti Community.

Adele Jackson is survived by:
Sister, Lucille Hughes of Center and Sister-in-law, Mattie Jackson of Center.
Also a number of nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.

Ms. Anthony was preceded in death by:
Husband of 60 years Allen Jackson in 1995
3 Brothers: James E. Jackson, Robert E. Jackson and Edward (Slick) Jackson
1 Sister: Frances Jones

Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 PM, Saturday, December 6, 2008 at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.

Mrs. Alisa Gale Baskin Bryan, age 31, of Arizona, passed away Thursday, November 27, 2008. Alisa was born January 9, 1977 in Houston, Texas and had been living in Arizona. She was a homemaker and a member of the Crockett Road Church of Christ in Palestine, Texas.

Survivors include:
Parents: Larry & Glenda Baskin of Elkhart, Texas

Sisters and Brothers: Lena Douglas and husband, Jeff of St. Charles, Iowa
John Hail, Jr. and wife, Wendy of Clovis, New Mexico
Lori Carter and husband, Bruce of Houston, Texas
Terry Hail and wife, Michelle of Huntsville, Texas

Uncles and Aunts: Walter Baskin and wife, Helen of Lufkin, Texas
Gala Canada of Lufkin, Texas
Mike Baskin and wife, Linda of Bedias, Texas
Sherry Warrem of Houston, Texas

Nieces and Nephews: Rae Hail, Lindsey Hail, Steven Hail, Jessica Carslie and husband, Joshua; Kimber and Dustin, Brett and Brandon, Brenna, Shane and Sean Rachelle, Tamara, Jack (John Hail III serving in Iraq at this time.) This nephew is the inspiration for her Train Holiday card at M.D. Anderson as he inspired her. He loved trains as a small child.

Great Nieces: Alyssa, Leah and Hailee of New Mexico

Cousins:
Andrea Olley and husband, Chuck of New Jersey and their children Wesley, Zack, Luke and Clay; Jennifer Tipton and husband, Batsil of Lufkin, Texas and their children, Austin, Breana and Stephanie; Stephanie and Kurt, Chad and Cody Baskin, Waltter, Roger, Michelle, Milana and so many more

Preceded in death by grandparents, Walker and Neta Baskin and Bill and Alyne Grau

Funeral services for Mrs. Alisa Gale Baskin Bryan will be held Saturday, December 6, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. in the Crockett Road Church of Christ Church in Palestine, Texas with Mr. Dan Manuel officiating. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Park in Crockett, Texas.

Family will receive friends Friday evening 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

Callaway - Allee Funeral Home, 700 East Houston Avenue, Crockett, Texas 75835 (936) 544-2244

Alisa was a graduate of Joaquin High School and she and her family once lived in Shelby County.

Cecil L. Chambliss, 81, of Vidor died Thursday, December 4, 2008 at Harbor Hospital in Orange, TX. A native of Shelbyville, TX., he has lived in Vidor since 1961, and was a retired machinist after 33 years with Ideco. Cecil served his country in the United States Army. Graveside services will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 6, 2008 at Del-Rose Cemetery in Vidor under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor. Visitation will begin at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, December 5, 2008 at Memorial Funeral Home. Cecil is survived by his son Cecil W. Chambliss of Mauriceville, and James M. Chambliss of Vidor, daughters Brenda Culbreth, and Carolyn Jagneaux both of Vidor, brothers William Chambliss of Kirbyville, and Joe McCary of Shelbyville, eleven grandchildren, and twenty-one great grandchildren.

12/02/08

Ruby Fontenot, 63, of Huxley, passed away Monday December 1, 2008.

Her wishes were to be cremated and no services are planned at this time.

She was born August 17, 1945 to Herbert George and Edna Mae (Mitchell) Pittman. She was a retired teacher from St. Tammany Parrish School Board.

She is preceded in death by her Parents, Herbert and Edna Pittman and Brother, Hulon Pittman.

She is survived by:
Husband, Glenn Fontenot of Huxley

Son, Lee Gaines of Huxley

Daughter, Gwen Jackson of Slidell, LA

Daughter & Son-in-law, Becky and Chris Cureau of Covington, LA

2 Step Children:
Christy Wobberking & husband John of South Lake, TX
Michael Fontenot of Euless, TX

Grandchildren:
Julie Gaines, Kailey Gaines, Jacobs Gaines,
Travis Knott, Krystal Knott, and Kyle Knott

Step Grandchildren:
Joshua Jackson, Alec Cureau, Sarah Wobberking, Jayden Fontenot

2 Brothers:
Herbert Pittman of Pearl River, LA
Herman & JoAnn Pittman of Picayune, Mississippi

You may sign the online register book at www.mangumfuneralhome.com
Services are under the direction of Mangum Funeral Home

12/01/08

Mrs. Judith Carol Fitzgerald, age 66, of Huntington, Texas, passed away Sunday, Nov. 30, 2008.

Mrs. Fitzgerald was born Jan. 26, 1942, in Texarkana, Texas, as a daughter of the late Carmen Fussell and Maxine (Mettauer) Fussell. She had worked as a bookkeeper in the grocery business for 30 years and was a member of the Baptist church.
Survivors:

Her husband: Ronnie Fitzgerald of Huntington, Texas

Daughter and son-in-law: Brenda and Jimmy Caldwell of Huntington, Texas

Son and daughter-in-law: Todd and Lesleigh Fitzgerald of Center, Texas

Son and daughter-in-law: Brad and Monica Fitzgerald of Timpson, Texas

Sister: Penny Daughtery of Hemphill, Texas
Funeral services are set for 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, at Wyman Roberts Memorial Chapel in San Augustine with Bro. Gene Hazell officiating. Intement will follow at Liberty Hill Cemetery in San Augustine, Texas.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, Dec. 2, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Wyman Roberts Funeral Home at 316 W. Columbia Street in San Augustine, Texas.

Services are under the direction of Wyman Roberts Funeral Home in San Augustine. Online obituary and condolences accepted at www.timeformemory.com/wymanroberts.

Marvye “Lucy” Goodson Leggett, 74, of Shelbyville, passed away Sunday, November 30, 2008 at her home. She was born August 26, 1934 in Shelby County to Robert Cliff Goodson and Wilma Jane Yates Goodson.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm, Friday, December 5 at Watson & Sons Chapel in Center with Rev. Edward McRae officiating. Interment will follow at Carroll Cemetery in Shelby County.

Survivors include:

Husband, A.L. Leggett, Jr. of Shelbyville

Sons:
Paul David Leggett of Houston
Matthew Wayne Leggett of Houston
Timothy Jon Leggett of Houston

Foster Daughter:
Melinda Kay Buebe of Bowie, Maryland

Granddaughters:
Julia Alyson Leggett of Houston
Victoria Rose McClendon Leggett of New Caney
Casey Celeste Buebe of Bowie, Maryland

Cousins:
Billy Hutto & wife Mae of Huxley
Charles Ray Yates of Carrollton
Billie M. Foyt of Garland
Jack Yates & Helen of Center

Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com.

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