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Texarkana Gazette, December 1992

JANICE ABOHOSH

Janice Sizer Abohosh, 51,of Dallas, Texas, died Monday, December 21,1992, in Dallas, after a brief illness. Mrs. Abohosh was born September 5,1941, in Frederick, Okla. She was the owner of Miller Brace Co., Dallas. She was preceded in death by her husband, Camille Abohosh. Survivors include her mother, Reba Sizer of Redwater, Texas; five aunts, Athalie White of Pasadena, Texas, Lillian Hammening of Houston, Texas, Martha Schritter of Frederick, Margaret Schritter of Manitou, Okla., and Eleanor Felts of Oklahoma City, Okla. Services will be 2 p.m. today at Texarkana Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Willard Land officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, Redwater, Texas.

 

PAULINE N. AKIN

Pauline Nettles Akin, 89,of Shreveport, La., died Friday, October 26,1990, in a Shreveport hospital.
Mrs. Akin was born at Redwater, Texas. She was retired from Marshall, Texas School District and a member of Fairfield Avenue Presbyterian Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, O.B. Akin, SR. Survivors include one son, O.B. "Jerry" Akin, JR; one grandson, James B. Akin; two great-granddaughters, Jessica and Amanda Akin of Dubai, U.A.E; and several nieces and nephews. Services will be 11:30 a.m. today at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel, Shreveport, with the Rev. McNair Smith officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, Redwater, Texas.

DOROTHY ASHLIN

Dorothy "Mama Dot" Ashlin, 68,of Redwater, Texas, died Sunday, November 12,1995, at a local hospital. Mrs. Ashlin was born August 29,1927, at Opal, Ark. She was a retired dietitian and a member of Redwater Church of Christ., 4-H Club, Home Extension and a Girl Scout Leader. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Rebecca Spence, in July 1992. Survivors include her husband, Kenneth Ashlin of Redwater; three sons, Larry Ashlin of Redwater, Bobby Ashlin of Jacksonville, Ark., and Randy Ashlin of Star City, Ark.; seven brothers, Neil Spain and John Spain of Rogers, Ark., Cleo Spain of Euless, Texas, Robert Spain of Stockbridge, Wisc., Kenneth Spain of Bolingbrook, Ill., Dickie Spain of Greenville, Tenn., and Kirby Spain of Commerce, Ga.; and nine grandchildren. Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at East Memorial Chapel. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

KENNETH ASHLIN

William Kenneth "Grandpa" Ashlin, 78,of Redwater, Texas, died Wednesday, February 18,2004.

Mr. Ashlin was born July 2,1925, in Magazine, Ark. He was a former employee of McConnell

Heavy Haulers, retired from Commercial Storage and Red River Army Depot, a member of Redwater

Church of Christ, a former member of Civil Air Patriot and a decorated World War II veteran.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Spain Ashlin; and three children, Judith Nell Ashlin,

Timothy Allen Ashlin and Rebecca Jane Spence. Survivors include three sons, Larry Ashlin of

Redwater; Bobby Ashlin of Jacksonville, Ark., and Randy Ashlin of Beaumont, Texas; five sisters,

Berta Burnett of Russ, Texas, Marie Cross and Maxine Spain of Jacksonville, Bonnie Culwell of

Kansas City, Mo., and Mary Larkin of Cabot, Ark.; one special friend, Melba Palmertree; and 11

grandchildren. Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at East Funeral Home, Downtown, Memorial Chapel with Mark Miller officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m.

today at the funeral home.

BARBARA AYERS

Barbara Ann Ayers, 48,of Texarkana, Texas, died Monday, ,March 6,2000, at her home.

Mrs. Ayers was born April 6,1951, in Texarkana, Ark. She was a homemaker . Survivors

include her husband, Robert Ayers of Texarkana; two daughters, Shawna Ayers and Karen

Williams of Texarkana; her mother, Barbara Bearden; four sisters; three brothers; and two

grandchildren, Ashley Williams and Robert Williams. Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at

Red Springs Baptist Church with the Rev. Doug Knight officiating. Burial will be in

Redwater Cemetery, under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home. The family will be at

1035 Clear Springs Road, Texarkana, Texas.

JEWELL BELL

Jewell Fay Bell, 84,of Texarkana, Texas, died Monday, October 17,2005, in a Tyler, Texas, nursing home. Mrs. Bell was born April 15,1921, in Gause, Texas. She was a homemaker and a member of Red Springs Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Homer Bell and one son, Eddie Carol Bell. Survivors include two sons and one daughter-in-law, Joe and Amy Bell of Lindale, Texas; and Kenneth R. Bell of Texarkana; two daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Jerry Clark of Tyler and Betty and Doug Barnstead of Quitman, Texas; 11 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Thursday in Redwater Cemetery with the Rev. Doug Knight officiating, under direction of East Funeral Home, Downtown. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Online registration is at www.mem.com.

ESSIE BETTES

Essie Bettes, 91,of Redwater, Texas, died Monday, November 25,2002, at her home.

Mrs. Bettes was born May 18,1911, in Omaha, Texas. She was a homemaker and

a member of First Baptist Church, Redwater. She was preceded in death by her husband,

Virgil Bettes Sr., and two sons, Virgil Bettes Jr., and John Bettes. Survivors include two

sons , Edgar Bettes of Arlington, Texas and Cecil Bettes of Maud, Texas; five daughters,

Margaret Capps of White Oak, Texas, Dorothy Trent of Melbourne, Fla., Rena Gould of

Boerne, Texas, Patricia Bellows of Canton, Texas, and Linda Koch of Austin, Texas; one

brother, Buddy Tefteller of Maud; three sisters, Jewell Tutt of Maud, Vera Proctor of

Texarkana, Texas and Helen Mechalak of Kingman, Ariz.; 12 grandchildren; 23 great-

grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be 11:30 a.m.

Wednesday in Redwater Cemetery with the Rev. Tim Reed officiating, under direction of

Texarkana Funeral Home. The family will be at the home of Cecil Bettes.

EARNEST BIVENS

Earnest C. Bivens, 78,of Wake Village, Texas, died Tuesday, April 28,1992, in a local hospital after a brief illness. Mr. Bivens was born January 11,1914, in Clear Lake, Texas. He was a retired supervisor for Union Station Trust, member of Williams Memorial United Methodist Church and the Menís Bible Class and a veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, Imogene Clary Bivens of Wake Village; one son, Harrell C. Bivens of Mesquite, Texas; five brothers, Robert McRae, John Bivens, and Ralph Bivens of Texarkana; Everett Bivens of Nebraska City, Neb., and Edwin Bivens of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.; one sister, Lorena Green of Texarkana; and two grandchildren, Brent Bivens and Matt Bivens of Mesquite. Services will be 3:30 p.m. today at Texarkana Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Hubert Rohloff Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Williams Memorial United Methodist Church.

ROSS L. BLACK

Ross Lee Black, 64,of Redwater, Texas, died Wednesday in a local hospital of natural causes.

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, Redwater, with the Revs. Blain Markham

and George Otwell officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of East Funeral Home. Mr. Black was born May 9,1923, at Maud, Texas. He was retired from Red River Army Depot, a member of First Baptist Church, Redwater, served on the board of Deacons and a veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, Marjorie Black of Redwater; one daughter, Audrey Sharp of Redwater; three sons, Master Sgt. James Black of Kure Beach, N.C., Sgt. Kenneth E. Black of Clark-Field Manilla, Phillippines; and Ricky G. Black of Redwater; one sister, Mable Barlow of Maud; four brothers, A.C. Black, B.D. Black, and John Black of Maud and Billy Paul Black of Marshall, Texas; and six grandchildren. The family will be at the Chester Sharp residence at Redwater.

ROBERT BRANNAN, JR

Robert Floyd Brannan Jr., 58,of Redwater, Texas, died Tuesday, March 15,2005, in a local hospital.

Mr. Brannan was born September 8,1946, in Conway, Ark. He was a retired teacher and a Lutheran.

Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Bobby and Christina Brannan of Redwater; one daughter and son-in-law, Kim and Rob Cranston of Lubbock, Texas; one sister and brother-in-law, Martha and Phil Miox of Conway; 11 grandchildren; and a number of other relatives. Services will be 10 a.m. today at Chapelwood Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dudley Childs officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery.

CLARK CAMPBELL

Clark C. Campbell, 79,of Rt. 10 Box 628, Texarkana, Tex., died at 8:30 a.m. Thursday in a local hospital after a long illness. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday in Texarkana Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. E.H. Winningham officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery. Mr. Campbell was a long time resident of Bowie County, was a member of Redwater United Methodist Church. He was a retired farmer and cattleman. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Rosie Lee Campbell of Texarkana; three daughters, Mrs. Estelle Edwards and Mrs. Henry Heflin Jr., both of Texarkana, and Mrs. Blanche Short of De Queen, Ark.; seven sons, Tom C. Campbell, R.L. Campbell, Charles William Campbell, and Dwayne Campbell, all of Texarkana, Frank Campbell of New Orleans, La., Buddy Campbell of Big Springs, Tex., and Robert Campbell of Lufkin, Tex., a sister, Mrs. Deanie Eaglebarger of Texarkana; 35 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

ODA CANTRELL

Oda Mae Shelton Cantrell, 71,of Texarkana, Texas, died Tuesday in a local hospital.

Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church, Red Springs, with Dr. David

Lee and the Rev. Richard Oliver officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under

direction of East Funeral Home. Mrs. Cantrell was born April 17,1918, in Bowie County,

Texas. She was retired from Belk-Jones and a member of First Baptist Church, Red Springs

and Eastern Star, Maud, Texas. Survivors include three sons, Allen Cantrell of Pochohowtis,

Miss., Jimmy Cantrell of Longview, Texas, and Johnny Cantrell of Texarkana; five daughters,

Patsy Seals of Maud, Sue McKinnie of Dallas, Texas and Shirley Nall, Jeannette Lott and Kathy

Kidder, all of White Oak, Texas; four sisters, Rachel Haltom, Carmon Andrews, and Hughlene

Eaglin of Texarkana; and Lena Wilson of Watunga, Texas; 19 grandchildren and 10 great-

grandchildren.

MARQUES CARTER

Marques Carter, 76,of Maud, Texas, died Thursday, January 26,2006, in a local hospital.

Mr. Carter was born March 17,1929, at Maud. He was retired from Red River Army Depot.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce Carter of Maud; one son, Roger Carter; three daughters,

Patty Carter, Kay Carter and Darlene Carter; three sisters, Imogene Shumake and Marvell

Davis of New Boston, Texas and Opal McDaniel of Daingerfield, Texas; two stepsons, J.C.

Cole and Frank Cole of Maud; four stepdaughters, Merlene Hodges and Shirley Cole of

Maud, Linda Kay Downs of Redwater, Texas and Virginia Swecker of Texarkana, Ark.

Graveside services will be 10 a.m. today in Redwater Cemetery, Redwater, under direction

of East Funeral Home, Downtown.

FLORENCE E. CLARK

Florence E. Clark, 86,of New Boston, Texas, died Tuesday, January 1,1991, in a local nursing home.
Mrs. Clark was born November 10,1904, at Salem, Ore. She was the widow of Roy L. Clark and a
homemaker. Survivors include two daughters, Pat Rutland of Redwater, Texas, and Jo Ann Clark

of Portland, Ore.; one son, Jack Clark of Portland; two brothers, Henry Brundridge of Sacramento, Calif.; and Clyde Brundridge of Mount Angel, Ore.; one sister, Valera Kucklick of San Francisco, Calif.; 20 grandchildren; and a number of great-grandchildren. Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Texarkana Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Vic Simpson officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery. The family will be at the Walter Rutland residence in Redwater.

WANDA COLE

Wanda Sue Cole, 53,of Redwater, Texas, died Friday, October 1,1999, in a Dallas hospital.

Mrs. Cole was born August 28,1946, in Ashdown, Ark. She was an employee of Redwater

Middle School and a member of Oakridge Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors include

her husband, Ernest "JC" Cole of Redwater; two daughters, Linda Taylor and Virginia Renay

Cole of Redwater; her mother, Lucy Plunk of Blackwell, Okla.; three brothers, Sherman Plunk

of Idabel, Okla., Jimmy Plunk of Blackwell and Billy Plunk of Ponca City, Okla.; six sisters, Shirley

Hale and Doris Key of Blackwell; Margaret Stocker of Glen Coe, Okla.; Ruby Burleson and Kay

Higgins of Ponca City; and Pat Cole of De Queen, Ark.; and one granddaughter. Services will be

4 p.m. Monday at Texarkana Funeral Home Fuqua-Everett Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Hugh Gibbs officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery. Visitation will be 3-5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. The family will be at their home, 118 Ware St., Redwater.

JOHN CONNER

John Thomas Conner, 96,of Redwater, Texas, died Sunday, March 7,1993, in a local nursing home. Mr. Conner was born April 6,1896, in Bastrop, Texas. He was a retired security guard, member of First Baptist Church, Redwater and Veterans of Foreign Wars and a veteran of World War I. Survivors include his wife, Beulah Conner of Redwater; one daughter, Loretta Hopkins of Texarkana; one stepdaughter, Zoneta Fox of Marshall, Texas; one sister, Bertie Sturdivant of Austin, Texas; four grandchildren, Michael Murray and Debbie Stephenson of Texarkana; Sherry Pugh of Tyler, Texas, and Gary Fox of Winona, Texas;and six great-grandchildren. Services will be 11 a.m. today at Texarkana Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Harold Durham and Charles Conner officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery. The family will be at the home of Debbie Stephenson on Arrington Road off of Texas Farm Road 989.

JOHN COOPER

John William Cooper, 63,of Redwater, Texas, died Wednesday, January 20,1993, at a local hospital.
Services were 11:30 a.m. Friday, January 22,1993, at Texarkana Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev.
George Otwell officiating. Burial was in Redwater Cemetery. Mr. Cooper was born October 6,1929,
at Foreman, Ark. He was retired from Red River Army Depot and former owner of Cooper Furniture Store in Redwater. Survivors include his wife, Lula Cooper of Redwater; one son, John M. Cooper
of Redwater; two daughters, Judy Hodge of Redwater and Joyce Penney of Foreman; six grandchildren,
Jennifer and Jessica Cooper, Leah and Brad Hodge all of Redwater and Alicia Penney and Adam Penney
of Texarkana, Texas; and a number of nieces and nephews.

MARILYN COOPER

Marilyn Ann Cooper, 51,of Redwater, Texas, died Saturday, August 5,2006.
Mrs. Cooper was born December 4,1954, in Camden, Ark. She was a
former floral manager at Albertsons, a canoe instructor of Girl Sout Conifer
Council and a member of Rock Creek Baptist Church. Survivors include
her husband, Mike Cooper of Redwater; two daughters and sons-in-law,

Jennifer and Marty Rawson of Wake Village, Texas and Jessica and Nick
Narens of Texarkana; one sister, Beth Brumfield of Texarkana; 4 grandchildren,
Cassidy Sorenson, Rachel Rawson, Colton Rawson and Gavin Narens; and a
number of other relatives. Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Chapelwood
Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. George Otwell officiating. Burial will be in

Redwater Cemetery. Visitation will be 6:30-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 5501 Plaza Drive,
Texarkana, Texas, 75503 or Girl Scouts of Conifer Council, P.O. Box 2391,
Texarkana, Ark., 71854. Online registration is at www.chapelwoodfuneralhome.com.

DOYLE CULPEPPER

Doyle Shelton Culpepper, 77,of Maud, Texas, died Wednesday, May 22,2002, in a local hospital.
Mr. Culpepper was born September 4,1924, in Weaver, Texas. He was retired from Red River
Army Depot, a member of First Baptist Church, Maud, a Mason and member of Maud Masonic Lodge
# 859. He was preceded in death by one son, Rodney Doyle Culpepper and one grandson, Shannon D. Humphrey. Survivors include his wife, Shirley Peterson Culpepper of Maud; one brother

and sister-in-law, Joe and Ramona Culpepper of Redwater, Texas; one granddaughter, Cheryl Von Stadn; and one special niece, Diann Bransford and her children, Haley and John Bransford of Redwater. Services will be 3 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, Redwater, with the Revs. Tim Brown, Dale Stinson, and Jil Daniel officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of Chapelwood Funeral Home.

 

GUY S. CULPEPPER

Guy Samuel Culpepper, 58,of Redwater, Texas, died of a heart attack at 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Mr. Culpepper was born November 9,1903, at Saltillo, Texas, and had lived in Redwater

for the past 30 years. He was an employee of Red River Army Depot and a member

of Redwater First Baptist Church. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Jessie Culpepper

of Redwater; two sons, Doyle Culpepper of Maud, Texas and Joe Culpepper of

Redwater; one grandson, Rodney Culpepper of Maud; two brothers, Fred Culpepper of

Wichita Falls, Texas, and John Culpepper of Shawnee, Okla.; four sisters, Mrs.

Doc Glass of Childress, Texas, Mrs. Eunice Irby of Dallas, Mrs. Mack Dillion of

Saltillo and Mrs. Archie Denson of Sulphur Springs, Texas. The body will remain

at Texarkana Funeral Home pending funeral arrangements.

JESSIE CULPEPPER

Jessie Bertha Culpepper, 91,of Redwater, Texas, died Saturday, April 27,1996, in a local hospital.
Mrs. Culpepper was born July 8,1904, in Hopkins County, Texas. She was a homemaker and a member

of First Baptist Church, Redwater. She was preceded in death by her husband, Guy Culpepper and one grandson, Rodney Culpepper. Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law Doyle and Shirley Culpepper of Maud, Texas and Joe and Ramona Culpepper of Redwater; two brothers, Gaston Sharp of Maud and Bob Sharp of Texarkana; two sisters, Ruby Banister of Fort Worth, Texas and Virginia Lauer of Hooks, Texas; one granddaughter, DiAnn Bransford of Redwater; and three great-grandchildren. Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church, Redwater, with the Revs. David Harkreader and Cranford Graves officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home. The family will be at the Joe Culpepper residence in Redwater. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, Redwater.

LINNIE CHILCOAT

Linnie Lacille Cupp Chilcoat, 91,of Arlington, Texas, died Friday, August 30,2002, at her

home. Mrs. Chilcoat was born October 31,1910, in Redwater, Texas. She was a homemaker

and a member of Seventh-day Adventist Church. She was preceded in death by two husbands.

Survivors include one son, Glenn Cupp of Centerton, Ark.; four daughters, Neita Ryan of Nash, Texas, Louise Kirby of Ukiah, Calif., Hester Schwarzer of Arlington and Linnie Maxwell of Pasco, Wash.; one sister, Willene Akin of Red Lick, Texas; 13 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday in Redwater Cemetery with Dr. Robert Cupp and David Farmer officiating, under direction of Chapelwood Funeral
Home.

JAMES DAYTON

James Monroe Dayton, 80,of Redwater, Texas, died Monday, March 4,2002, in a local hospital.
Mr. Dayton was born May 9,1921, in Canton, N.C. He was retired from the military, a Baptist,
a member of Moose Lodge, Elks Lodge, and Veterans of Foreign Wars. Survivors include
his wife, Dorothy Roberts Dayton of Redwater; one son, James Loyd Dayton of Texarkana, Texas; two daughters, Javina Marchan of Slidell, La.; and Peggy Moore of White Hall, Ark.; two stepsons;two brothers, Glenn Dayton and Billy Joe Dayton of Canton; two sisters, Lucille Rogers of Ashville,N.C.; and Theo Davis of Canton; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives. Graveside services with full military honors will be 10 a.m. Thursday in Redwater Cemetery with the Rev. Timothy Reynolds officiating, under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home. The family will be at their home, 109 Cotton Ford Road, Redwater.

LORI DERRICK

Lori Kaye Derrick, 16,of Redwater, Texas, died Saturday, June 10,1995, in Greenville, Texas, from injuries received in an automobile accident. Lori was born June 8,1979, in Texarkana, Texas. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Redwater, a majorette at Redwater High School, a member of the varsity track team, band, and recently completed the tenth grade. Survivors include her parents, Bobby and Kaye Derrick of Redwater; her grandparents, Ray and JoAnn Norton of Katy, Texas and Harold and Patricia Derrick of Mount Pleasant, Texas; her great-grandmother, Leona Graves of Katy; and a number of aunts, uncles, and cousins. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. today in Redwater Cemetery, with Dr. Jerry Creek and the Rev. Cranford Graves officiating, under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home. A scholarship fund has been established at First Bank, Redwater, Texas.

CAROLYN DUNN

Carolyn Dunn 35,of Texarkana,Texas died Wednesday November 21,2001 in a Little Rock,Ark hospital. Mrs. Dunn was born September 3,1966 in Texarkana. She was a self-employed painter and a member of Partnership Church of Texarkana. She was preceaded in death by her father, Jimmy Morman. Survivors include one son, Christopher Dunn of Texarkana; one daughter, Amanda Shaver of Cave Hill,Ark; her mother, Francie Morman of Texarkana; four brothers; one sister; and a number of other relatives. Graveside services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday in Redwater Cemetery with the Revs. Blain Markham and Bill Cheney officiating under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home. The family will be at the homes of Michael Dunn and Jerry Dunn.

COREY DUNN

Corey Allen Dunn 4,of Texarkana,Texas died Wednesday November 21,2001 in a Little Rock,Ark hospital, from injuries received in an automobile accident. Corey was born November 19,1997 in Texarkana. He was a member of Partnership Church of Texarkana. Survivors include one brother, Christopher Dunn of Texarkana; one half-sister, Amanda Shaver of Cave Hill,Ark; his grandparents, Jerry and Shirley Dunn and Francie Morman of Texarkana; his great-grandfather, Wylie Easterling of Texarkana and a number of aunts, uncles, and cousins. Graveside services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday in Redwater Cemetery with the Revs. Blain Markham and Bill Cheney officiating under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home. The family will be at the homes of Michael Dunn and Jerry Dunn.

AUSTIE DURRANCE

Austie Lucille Durrance, 35,of Texarkana, Texas, died Thursday, March 11,1993, in a Texarkana hospital. Services were held at 10 a.m. Monday at Bates-Rolf Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Charles Hillis officiating. Burial was in Redwater Cemetery. Ms. Durrance was born January 19,1958, in Daytona Beach, Fla. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. Survivors include one daughter, Rejeana Kemp of Redwater; her father, Eddie Durrance of Daytona Beach; her mother, Ruby Roberson of Samsula, Fla.; three brothers, Allen Durrance of Samsula, Vance Durrance and Jason Durrance of Monroe, Ga.; and her grandmother, Austie Allman of Florida.

BOBBY W. EAGLEBARGER

Hitchcock, Texas-- Bobby Wayne Eaglebarger, 49, of Hitchcock, died Tuesday at his home of injuries sustained in a house fire. Mr. Eaglebarger was born December 19,1934, at Texarkana. He was a carpenter and had lived most of his life in Texarkana before moving to Hitchcock. Survivors include one son, Billy Howard Eaglebarger of Doddridge, Ark., three daughters, Sherry Duncan and Jeanna Eaglebarger, both of Texarkana; one brother, Harold Edward Eaglebarger of Texarkana; his mother, Mary Belle Mathis of Hitchcock; his grandmother, Deanie Campbell of Texarkana;
and three grandchildren. The family will be at the home of Jewell Eaglebarger, 601 Wilson St.

DEANIE EAGLEBARGER

Deanie Campbell Eaglebarger, 96,of Texarkana, Texas, died Saturday in a local nursing home.
Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at East Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Verlon Feller officiating.
Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of East Funeral Home. Mrs. Eaglebarger
was born July 16,1889, in Bowie Co, Texas, and lived in Texarkana all her life. She was a member

of Hardy Memorial United Methodist Church. Survivors include two sons, J.H. Eaglebarger of

Texarkana and Bill Eaglebarger of Shreveport, La., 7 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren,

and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

EDWARD S. EAGLEBARGER

Edward Strauss Eaglebarger, 47, lifelong resident of Bowie County, died at 2 a.m. Saturday at his home,

1723 West Fourth St., after a long illness. Mr. Eaglebarger, an auto painter by trade, is survived by his
wife, Mrs. Mary Eaglebarger of Texarkana; two sons, Bobby W. of Texarkana and and Harold E. Eaglebarger of Ft. Riley, Kans., his mother, Mrs. Deanie Eaglebarger of Texarkana; three brothers, Jewell H. of Ft. Hood, Tex., Howard E. of Kerrville, Tex., and Billy W. Eaglebarger of Shreveport, La., and two grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at Redwater United Methodist Church with the Rev. R.B. Kelly and the Rev. E.C. Barrow officiating. Burial will be in the Redwater Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Marshall Peeler, Steve Greenwood, Irvin Page, Cletus Hackett, Ned Thompson and P.R. Robinson. Honorary pallbearers will be other friends.

JIMMY W. EAGLEBARGER

Jimmy Wayne Eaglebarger, 17,of 2205 Handley St., Texarkana, Tex., died Wednesday.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the Texarkana Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev.
Boyce Green officiating. Burial will be at the Redwater Cemetery. He was born
September 27,1955, in Texarkana and had been a lifetime resident. He was a student
at Liberty Eylau High School. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby W. Eaglebarger of Texarkana;
a brother, Billy Howard Eaglebarger of Texarkana, Tex., three sisters, Sheryl Lynn, Jeanna
Rena and Kimberly Ann Eaglebarger, all of Texarkana; his grandparents, Mrs. Ada Pankey
of Texarkana and Mrs. Mary Bell Mathis of Hillcrest, Texas and his great-grandparents,

Mr. and Mrs. C.C. Chowson and Deanie Eaglebarger.

ANNABELLE EDWARDS

AnnaBelle Edwards, 86,of Tuscon, Ariz, formerly of Redwater, Texas, died Thursday, November 18,1999, in Tuscon. Mrs. Edwards was born November 15,1913. She was a retired nurse and a member of First Baptist Church, Redwater. She was preceaded in death by her husband, Riley Edwards. Survivors include two daughters, Rilene Edwards and Becky Mason of Tuscon; three grandchildren, Michael Clark and Shelly Clark of New York; and Kayla Griffin of Tuscon; and two special friends, Rose Mason and Mary Van Buskirk of Tuscon. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of East Funeral Home.

EMMETT EDWARDS

Emmett Edwards, 47,of 1412 Highland, died at 4:15 a.m. Friday at a local hospital after a short illness. Mr. Edwards was born April 22,1911, in Hartford, Ark, and had lived in Texarkana for thirty years. He was an auto body repairman. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Estelle Edwards; three sons, Lloyd Edwards of the U.S. Navy, stationed at Okinawa, Kenneth and Keith Edwards, both of Texarkana; two sisters, Mrs. Dan Dennington of Texarkana; and Mrs. Pearl Davidson of California; one brother, Fred Edwards of Cameron, Okla. The body will remain at Texarkana Funeral Home, pending completion of funeral arrangements.

KENNETH EDWARDS


Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Texarkana Funeral Home Chapel for First Class Petty Officer Kenneth Allen Edwards, 32,of Rt. XX, Box XX, Texarkana, who was killed December 23, 1967, in a fire aboard the USS Keersarge. Lieutenant Gaston will officiate. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery with full military rites. Edwards was a member of Eylau Baptist Church and had served in the US Navy since 1954. Survivors include his mother, Mrs. Estelle Edwards of Texarkana; two brothers, Phillip L. Edwards of the U.S. Navy at Charleston, S.C., and Keith Edwards of the U.S. Navy at Jacksonville, Fla., his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Clark C. Campbell of Texarkana, two nieces, Pamela and Lucretia Edwards of Charleston, one nephew, Phillip L. Edwards, Jr., of Charleston and several aunts and uncles.

VIRGINIA EITEL

Virginia M. Eitel, 91,of Redwater, Texas, died Friday, February 9,1996, in a local hospital.
Mrs. Eitel was born March 21,1904, in Monroe, La. She was a retired licensed vocational
pediatric nurse and member and Sunday school teacher at First Baptist Church, Redwater.
She was preceaded in death by her husband, Howard L. Eitel, an infant daughter, Barbara
Ann Eitel, and a son, W.D. "Jack" Lacy. Survivors include four sons, William J. Lacy,
James A. Lacy, and Howard L. Eitel of Texarkana; and Robert W. Eitel of Redwater; 14
grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Services will be
4 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church, Redwater with the Rev. Cranford Graves officiating.
Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home. The
family will be at the home of Robert Eitel on Farm to Market Road 3098, Redwater.

CLARENCE EVANS

Clarence Alvin Evans, 64,of Vacaville, Calif, formerly of Redwater, Texas, died Wednesday,
May 24,2000, in Fairfield, Calif. Retired Chief Master Sgt. Evans was born December 18,1935,
in Redwater. He was an employee of Exxon Company, a retired Air Force chief master sergeant and a veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars. Survivors include one daughter, Lisa Evans of Berkley, Calif; his mother, Myrtle Evans of Redwater; two brothers, Carl Evans and Jimmy Evans of Redwater; and a number of nieces and nephews. Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church, Redwater with the Rev. Steve Rice officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home. The family will be at the home of Myrtle Evans, 315 Cotton Ford Road, Redwater.

LUCILLE FAGAN

Genova Lucille Fagan, 78,of Redwater, Texas, died Friday, August 11,2006, in Texarkana, Texas, of injuries from an automobile accident. Mrs. Fagan was born February 1,1928, in Redwater. She was a retired elementary teacher and had taught at Paris ISD, New Boston ISD, and Redwater ISD. She was a member of Redwater United Methodist Church. Survivors include one brother-in-law, Ray Lanier of Texarkana; four nieces, Jo Frances Weeden and Jackie Lynn Hughes of Texarkana, Ann Nelson of Bastrop, Texas, and Jenny McGinnis of San Diego; and one nephew, Thomas Fagan of Texarkana. Services will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Redwater United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ken Golden officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of Chapelwood Funeral Home. Visitation will be 6:30-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Online registration is at www.chapelwoodfuneralhome.com.

JOHN E. FANT

Funeral services for John E. Fant, 93, retired Bowie County farmer who died Friday morning will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the East Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Harold Fagan officiating. Burial is to be in the Redwater Cemetery. Pallbearers will be his grandsons, Larry Fant, Joe Thomas Jr., Johnny Thomas, Edward Thomas, Jimmy Thomas, Herbert Thrapp, Jack Thrapp, and John L. Thrapp. Mr. Fant was born January 8,1860, in South Carolina. He had lived in Bowie County for the past 50 years and was a lifelong member of the Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, Claude Fant of Texarkana; a daughter, Mrs. J. J. Thomas of Watsor, Okla.; several grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

OLIVER FIELDS

Oliver Morris Fields, 92,of Hooks, Texas, died Wednesday, July 18,2001, in a local hospital.
Mr. Fields was born November 19,1908, in Hooks. He was retired from Cotton Belt Railroad,
a member of Eylau Hills Baptist Church and an Air Force veteran of World War II. He was

preceaded in death by his first wife, Maggie "Sissy" Fields and one daughter, Betty Simpson.

Survivors include his wife, Irene Fields of Hooks; one granddaughter, Mary Blakeley of Birmingham,

Ala; two stepsons, Johnie Allison of Redwater, Texas and Kenneth Allison of Stamps, Ark; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Services will be 10 a.m.

Saturday at East Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bill Wilson officiating. Burial will be in

Redwater Cemetery.

CHARLES HARTFORD FISCHER

Charles Hartford Fischer, age 78,of Redwater, Texas, died Saturday, May 15,2004, in a local hospital. Mr. Fischer was born January 31,1926, in Redwater, Texas, and had been a lifetime resident of Redwater. He was retired from Talon Construction Co., former owner of Fischer Construction Co., a member of Oak Ridge Missionary Baptist Church and a veteran of the United States Army having served in World War II. Survivors include his loving wife, Anita Funderburk Fischer of Redwater, Texas; one son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Jennifer Fischer of Redwater, Texas; three daughters and one son-in-law, Deborah and Grady Ellis of Redwater, Texas, Rena Spencer of Redwater, Texas, and Sandra Gerber of Dallas, Texas; one sister and brother-in-law, Marilyn and Jim Weeks of Florida; eight grandchildren, Shane Spencer, Matthew and Spencer Smith, Lynn and Lance Fischer and Shelby Taylor all of Redwater; and Wendy Starnes and Cindy Starnes; three great-grandchildren and a number of other relatives and friends. Graveside services will be 4 p.m. Monday in Redwater Cemetery with the Rev. Jason Dudley officiating, under direction of Chapelwood Funeral Home. Visitation will be 3-5 p.m. today at the funeral home. The family will be at the home of Charles and Jennifer Fischer, 212 Redwater Blvd W., Redwater. Those wishing to memorialize Mr. Fischer may make contributions to Oak Ridge Missionary Baptist Church, P.O. Box 627, Maud, Texas, 75567.

HARTFORD C. FISCHER

Hartford C. Fischer, 58,of Redwater, Texas, died at 12:25 a.m. Saturday at a local hospital.

Born October 26,1901, at Maud, Texas. Mr. Fischer had lived in Bowie County all of his life.

He was a contractor and a member of Redwater Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife;

one son, Charles H. Fischer of Redwater; one daughter, Mrs. Mary Lynn Weeks of Pensacola,

Fla.; three brothers, Lon C. Fischer of Maud, C.C. Fischer of Nash, Texas, and Ray Fischer

of Queen City, Texas; one sister, Mrs. Jim Sutton of Gibsland, Texas; and three grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday at the Redwater Baptist Church with the Rev.

Melvin Welch officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Mr. Fischerís

nephews. The body was taken to the family home at Redwater Saturday by the East Funeral Home.

MICHAEL GARNER

Michael Garner, 44,of Redwater, Texas, died Thursday, April 20,2006, in a local hospital.

Mr. Garner was born September 19,1961, in Texarkana, Ark. He was a member of First

Baptist Church, Redwater. Survivors include his grandmother, Lillie McGee of Redwater;

one uncle, Herbert Gene McGee of Redwater; two stepbrothers, Steve Dickie and Shelby

Dickie of Fouke, Ark.; one stepsister, Nickie Dickie of Fouke; and his stepfather, Billy Wayne

Dickie of Fouke. Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at First Baptist Church, Redwater, with

Ken Guthrie officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of East Funeral

Home, Downtown. Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Monday at the church. Online registration is

at www.mem.com.

CHARLSIE GEORGE

Charlsie Mae George, 86,of Texarkana, Texas, died Friday, October 29,1993, in a local hospital.
Mrs. George was born November 6,1906, in Nash, Texas. She was a homemaker and a member
of a Non-Denominational Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, William George,

who died in 1955. Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Willene and McKinney Akin

of Texarkana; one stepdaughter, Lucille Chilcoat of Burleson, Texas; four half-brothers, William

Stilson of Lufkin, Texas, Dana Stilson of Atlanta, Texas, Joel Stilson of Hooks, Texas and Floyd

Stilson of Texarkana; 10 grandchildren; and a number of great-grandchildren. Services will be

10 a.m. Monday at Texarkana Funeral Home Chapel with Randy Satterfield and Eric White officiating.
Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery. The family will be at their home on Akin Road, Texarkana.

CARL GIBSON

Carl Clifton Gibson, 80,of Redwater, Texas, died Wednesday, September 20,2000, at his home.
Mr. Gibson was born March 30,1920, in Naples, Texas. He was retired from Tri-State Trucking,

a member of First Baptist Church, Redwater and an Army veteran of World War II. Survivors

include his wife, Louise Gibson of Redwater; two daughters, Patricia Ann Blankenship and Tina

Marie Cryer of Fort Payne, Ala.; three stepsons, Kevin Lynch of Weatherford, Texas and Ronnie

Lynch and Gary Lynch of Redwater; one stepdaughter, Wilma Hamilton of Weatherford; one brother,
Gerald Gibson of Redwater; one sister, Louise Lewis of Maud, Texas; and one grandson. Graveside
services will be 2 p.m. Saturday in Redwater Cemetery with the Rev. Steve Rice officiating, under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. today at the funeral home. The family will be at 111 Jones St., Redwater.

RUTH GOODSON

Mary Ruth Goodson, 77,of Redwater, Texas, died Sunday, July 18,2004, at her home.
Mrs. Goodson was born February 14,1927, at Texarkana, Texas. She was a diagnostician
for Atlanta, Texas and Queen City, Texas school districts and a member of Redwater United
Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Warren Goodson. Survivors
include one son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Debbie Sharp of Texarkana; one grandson,
Kyle Sharp of Texarkana; four nephews, Steele Cooley of Cameron, Texas, Greg Cooley of
Fort Worth, Texas, Tommy Smith of Liberty, Texas and Stan Nettles of Linden, Texas; two nieces,
Susan Naples of Texarkana and Nancy Ann Klenk of Texarkana; one great-niece, Courtney Riggs
of Texarkana; and a number of other relatives. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday in

Redwater Cemetery with the Rev. Ronnie Pipes officiating, under direction of Chapelwood Funeral
Home. Visitation will be 6-7:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.

EVERLUE GREEN

Everlue Green, 86,of Redwater, Texas, died Tuesday, January 15,1991, in a local hospital.
Mrs. Green was born June 17,1904, in Bowie County, Texas. She was a homemaker and
a member of First Baptist Church, Redwater. Survivors include one daughter, Harriet Wheeler
of Schefield, Hawaii; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services will be 1 p.m.

today at First Baptist Church, Redwater, with the Rev. Vic Simpson officiating. Burial will be in

Redwater Cemetery, under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home. The family will be at the Evelyn
McDonald residence in Redwater.

JAMES GREEN

James Eli Green, 81,of Redwater, Texas, died Friday, January 6,1995, in a Texarkana hospital.
Mr. Green was born May 10,1913, in New Boston, Texas. He was retired from Day &

Zimmermann Inc and a member of First Baptist Church, Redwater. He was preceded in death

by his wife, Crickett Green. Survivors include three brothers, Luther Green of Redwater, A.D.

Green of Texarkana, Texas and Robert Green of Hooks, Texas; one sister, Mary Alice Ward of
Texarkana; and a number of nieces and nephews. Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Texarkana

Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Cranford Graves and Millidge Oglesby officiating. Burial will

be in Redwater Cemetery. The family will be at the Billy McCloskey residence in Redwater.

 

LORENIA GREEN

Lorenia C. Bivens Green, 90,of Texarkana, Texas, died Friday, October 13,2006, in a local nursing home.

Mrs. Green was born January 5,1916, in Crowell, Texas. She was retired from Day & Zimmermann and
a member of First Baptist Church, Redwater, Texas. She was preceded in death by her husband, A.D. Green and one grandson, Eddie Allen Green. Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Allen and Sue Green of Winthrop, Ark., and Jerald and Estelle Green of Nash, Texas; two daughters and one son-in-law, Merle and Lee Roy Cupps of Texarkana and Patricia Ann Duncan of Redwater; two brothers,

Everett Bivevns of Avoca, Neb., and Edwin Bivens of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; 13 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren. Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Chapelwood Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Doug Knight officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery.

Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Lester Dierkson Memorial Hospice, 4217 Texas Blvd., Texarkana, Texas, 75503 or American Heart Association, P.O. Box 1653, Topeka, Kan., 66601.

LUTHER GREEN

Luther Charlie Green, 92,of Redwater, Texas, died Sunday, May 18,2003, at his home.

Mr. Green was born September 19,1910, in Redwater. He was retired from Red River
Army Depot, a member of Redwater United Methodist Church, and a World War II Army
veteran. Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Mary Green of
Searcy, Ark.; one sister, Mary Alice Ward of Texarkana, Texas; three grandchildren and

one grandchild-in-law, Chelly Hudnall of Trinity, Texas, Tiffany and Steve Woolbright of
Commerce, Texas and Chase Green of Searcy; three great-grandchildren; and a number
of other relatives. Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Texarkana Funeral Home Fuqua-

Everett Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Ken Golden officiating. Burial will be in Redwater

Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

OPAL GREEN

Opal Henley Green, 79,of Redwater, Texas, died Wednesday, April 2,2003, at her
home. Mrs. Green was born September 23,1923, in Texarkana, Texas. She was
a homemaker, retired assistant cashier at Texarkana National Bank and a member
of Redwater United Methodist Church. Survivors include her husband, Luther C.
Green of Redwater; one son and daughter-in-law, Charles H. and Mary Green of
Searcy, Ark; three grandchildren, Chelly Hudnall of Trinity, Texas, Tiffany Woolbright
of Commerce, Texas, and Chase Green of Searcy; three great-grandchildren; and a
number of nieces and nephews. Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Texarkana
Funeral Home Fuqua-Everett Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Ken Golden officiating.
Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-7 p.m. today at the funeral
home. The family will be at their home, 200 Church St., Redwater.

W.F. GREEN

W.F. "Bill" Green, 78,of Redwater, Texas, died Saturday, December 27,1986, following a brief illness. Services will be 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church, Redwater, with the Revs. Max Johnson

and Blain Markham officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of Texarkana

Funeral Home. Mr. Green was born June 3,1908, in Bowie County, Texas. He was a retired

millright for Day & Zimmermann and a Baptist. Survivors include his wife, Everlue Hamm Green

of Redwater; one daughter, Harriet Wheeler of Spartesburg, S.C.; five brothers, Arthur Green and

A.D. Green, both of Texarkana, Texas, Luther Green and James Green of Redwater and Robert Green

of Hooks, Texas; one sister, Mary Alice Ward of Texarkana; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

ELMER C. HAMM

Elmer C. Hamm, 79,of Texarkana, Texas, died Monday, October 8,1990, at his home after a lengthy illness Mr. Hamm was born October 31,1910, in Bowie County, Texas. He was a retired employee of Sears & Roebuck Co., life member of Wake Village Masonic Lodge No. 1345 and a Baptist. Survivors include his wife, Lillian Hamm of Texarkana; three daughters, Willie Mae Arnold and Janit Billings of Wake Village, Texas; and Shirley Morgan of Nash, Texas; one sister, Everlue Green of Redwater, Texas; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Texarkana Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Vic Simpson officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery with Masonic Rites under direction of Village Lodge No. 1346. The family will be at 941 Guam St., Wake Village. Memorials may be made to Village Masonic Lodge No. 1346, AF&AM, P.O. Box 3852, Wake Village, Texas, 75501.

MRS. H.T. HAMM

Mrs. H.T. Hamm, 69, died at the family home at Redwater, Texas at 7:20 p.m. Sunday following a lengthy illness. She is surved by four daughters, Mrs. L.R. Harland, Mrs. Guy Spencer, and Mrs. William Green of Redwater and Mrs. Jim Wright of Casa Grande, Ariz.; one son, Elmer Hamm of Redwater; one brother, J.T. Williams of New Boston, Texas, and 10 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held from the Redwater Baptist Church at 2:30 p.m. Monday with the Rev. Fred Moore, pastor officiating. Burial will be in the Redwater Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Louis McCloskey, Edgar McCloskey, Herbert Robertson, Pat McGee, Norman Crawford and Luther Green. Honorary pallbearers will be

W.D. Nelson, C.T. Johnson, R.W. Hanks, Alvin Johnson, E.T. Page, J. Leo McCloskey, Ben Mills, A.J. Weatherford, Dr. Cross, W.D. Crawford, Louis Harland, Frank Harland, C.A. McGee, C.R. Nettles, Spencer Green, John Hudgins, J.S. Strickland Jr., J.S. Strickland Sr., O.B. Akin, Howard Harland, Walter Johnson, G.R. Spencer, Chester Johnson, L.E. Thomas Y.C Whitlock, Mr. Knoblock of Redwater and Jim Shaver, Maud, Texas.

LILLIAN HAMM

Lillian Hamm, 81,of Texarkana, Texas, died Friday, July 9,1993, at a local hospital.
Mrs. Hamm was born May 24,1912, in Bowie County, Texas. She was a member
of Eylau Christian Church and Eastern Star Chapter 211. She was preceded in death
by her husband, Elmer C. Hamm, who died October 8,1990. Survivors include three
daughters, Willie Mae Arnold and Janit Billings of Wake Village, Texas and Shirley Morgan
of Nash, Texas; one brother, Julius Alexander of Texarkana; two sisters, Lydia Snyder
of Malta, Texas and Ethel Langston of Texarkana; seven grandchildren and a number of
nieces and nephews. Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Texarkana Funeral Home Chapel
with the Rev. Cranford Graves officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery. The family
will be at 941 Guam St., Wake Village.

MACK HARDAGE

New Boston, Texas-- Mack Derwin Hardage, 67,of Redwater, Texas, died Sunday, May 28,2006, in a Celina, Texas, nursing home. Mr. Hardage was born January 30,1939, in Maud, Texas. He was a
truck driver , a Baptist and a veteran. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nadine Hardage.

Survivors include two daughters, Kelly Bahrs of Austin; and Kathy Diane Hardage of Groesbeck,

Texas; two stepdaughters, Kim Flanery and Sheila Snyder of Redwater; three brothers, Robert Hardage

of Dallas, Dewayne Hardage of New Boston; and Kent Hardage of Manitou Springs, Colo.; one grandson,

Andrew Bahrs of Austin; and a number of other relatives. Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at

Bates-Rolf Funeral Home Chapel with Steve Rice officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery.

Visitation will be 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Online registration is at www.batesrolffuneralhome.com.

LEE ROY HARLAND

Lee Roy Harland, 58,of Redwater, Texas, died Wednesday in a Dallas hospital, following a brief illness.

Mr. Harland was born July 1,1893, in Redwater. Survivors include one son, John Hiram Harland of
Miller Grove, Texas; one daughter, Beryl Guy of Kansas City, Mo.; two brothers, E.F. Harland and H.H.
Harland, both of Texarkana, Texas; one sister, Mrs. Allen Green of Texarkana; and three grandchildren.

Services will be 3:30 p.m. Friday at Redwater Baptist Church. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery,
under direction of East Funeral Home. Active pallbearers will be Mr. Harland's nephews. The body
will be taken to the family home in Redwater by East Funeral Home Thursday afternoon.

LEO HENRY

George Leo Henry, 78,of Redwater, Texas, died Friday, May 21,1993, in a local hospital.
Mr. Henry was born July 27,1914, in Red Springs, Texas. He was retired from Benco
and a member of First Baptist Church, Redwater, Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 237, Order

of the Eastern Star Chapter 879, and Maud Masonic Lodge 859. Survivors include his wife,

Helen Henry of Redwater; three sons, William Henry of Amarillo, Texas, and Jack Henry and
Leo Patrick Henry of Texarkana; one daughter, Cleo Flanagan of Queen City, Texas; two
stepsons, Don Norris of Tishomingo, Okla., and Jeff Norris of Dallas, Texas; two stepdaughters,
Eydie Bates of Rockwall, Texas and Sally Rogers of Redwater; one brother, Herschel Henry of
Texarkana; three sisters, Betty Stoker, Ollie Barlow and Mary King of Texarkana; 16 grandchildren;
and five great-grandchildren. Services will be 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church, Redwater,
with the Revs. Blain Markham and Cranford Graves officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery,
under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Redwater First Baptist
Church building fund.

MORRIS HICKS

Morris Edward Hicks, 79,of Maud, Texas, died Tuesday, February 25,2003, in a local hospital.
Mr. Hicks was born December 7,1923, in Maud and had lived most of his life in Maud. He was
retired from Red River Army Depot, a Baptist, a veteran of World War II having served in the U.S.
Army. Survivors include one sister, Mary Lou Foster of Nash, Texas; one brother, Leonard Hicks
of Maud; two nieces, Belinda Foster Simpson and Kathryn Chiles; eight nephews, Randy Foster,
Carroll Foster, Larry Foster, Kenneth Foster, Robert Foster, Jimmy Hicks, Wayne Hicks, and Charles
Hicks; and a number of great-nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Friday in

Redwater Cemetery with the Rev. Jason Dudley officiating, under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. Thursday.

DOUGLAS HOGUE

Douglas Gene Hogue, 51,of Texarkana, Ark., died Monday, July 12,1999, at his home.
Mr. Hogue was born March 18,1948, in Texarkana, Texas. He was an employee of
Tri-State Industrial Contractors, a member of the Church of Christ and an Army veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Angela Hogue of Texarkana; one son, Tony Gene Hogue of
Texarkana; one daughter, Brenda Marie Hogue of Texarkana; his mother, Marie Powell
of Texarkana; one sister, Linda Ford of Redwater, Texas; one brother, Jimmy Powell of
Texarkana; and a number of nieces and nephews. Memorial services will be 3 p.m. Friday
at First Baptist Church, Redwater, with the Rev. Steve Rice officiating, under direction of
Texarkana Funeral Home.

AGNES HOLT

Clara Agnes Kimberlin Holt, 92,of Texarkana, Texas, died Friday, February 11,2005, in a local hospital. Mrs. Holt was born April 15,1912, in Marietta, Texas. She was a homemaker, former employee of J.K. Wadley family and a member of Walnut Street Church of Christ. She was preceaded in death by her husband, Millard Holt, in 1960. Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Virginia and Carl Thomsen of Texarkana; one sister, Nell Tubbs of Dallas; one granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Debbie and Jim Cranford of Texarkana; two great-grandchildren, Kimberlin Crawford of Little Rock, Ark., and Rhett Cranford of Texarkana; two sisters-in-law, Chalma Parsons of Texarkana; and Mary Childress of San Leandro, Calif., one brother-in-law, Floyd Foster of Maud, Texas; and a number of other relatives. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Sunday in Redwater Cemetery with the Rev. Bob Fry officiating, under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, 904 Autumn Road, Suite#500, Little Rock, Ark., 72211, or a favorite charity. The
family will be at the home of Virginia and Carl Thomsen.

JOHN JAGGEARS

John W. Jaggears, 82,of Bella Vista, Ark., died Monday, September 24,2001, at his home.
Mr. Jaggears was born March 16,1919, in Redwater, Texas. He was a retired security guard
for Red River Army Depot, a member of the Church of Christ and a World War II Army veteran.
He was preceaded in death by his wife, Minnie O'Rear Jaggears. Survivors include two sons
and one daughter-in-law, Terry and Linda Jaggears of Bella Vista and Larry Jaggears of Green

Forest, Ark.; one daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Rick Place of Nevada, Mo.; one brother,

Laverl Jaggears of Fort Worth, Texas; three grandchildren, Angela Smith of Baton Rouge, La.,

Mitch Jaggears of Texarkana and Jay Pierceall of Fayetteville, Ark; and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Redwater Church of Christ with Mark Miller officiating. Burial
will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home. Visitation will be 6-8
p.m. today at the funeral home.

LARRY JAGGEARS

Larry Keith Jaggears, 57,of Green Forest, Ark., died Saturday, December 18,2004, in Green Forest.

Mr. Jaggears was born March 5,1947, in Texarkana, Texas. He was a former employee of Tyson Foods,

a former salesman and an Army veteran. Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Angela and Steve Smith of Hooks, Texas; one son and daughter-in-law, Larry Mitchell and Cortney Jaggears of Texarkana; one brother and sister-in-law, Terry and Linda Jaggears of Bella Vista, Ark., one sister and brother-in-law, Sharon and Rick Pierceall of Nevada, Mo.; three grandchildren; and a number of other relatives. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Friday in Redwater Cemetery with Boyd Smith Sr. officiating, under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home. Visitation will be 6-7:30 p.m. today at the funeral home. The family will be at the Smith residence in Hooks.

CHARLOTTE JAMES

Charlotte Ann James, 59,of Redwater, Texas, died Saturday, April 14,2001, in a local hospital.
Mrs. James was born August 28,1941, in Clarksville, Texas. She worked in production at Day
and Zimmermann and was a member of New Haven Baptist Church. Survivors include her
husband, Claude James of Redwater; one son, Dennis James of Redwater; two daughters and
sons-in-law, Pam and Ray Howell of Texarkana; and Diane and Lee Eckard of Santa, Idaho; one
brother, Jack Conner of Paris, Texas; one sister, Francis Harrison of Dallas, Texas; four grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday in Redwater Cemetery with the Rev. Samuel Glover officiating, under direction of Bates-Rolf Funeral Home. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. The family will be at their home, off Highway 8, County Road 1112.

 

ANA JOHNSON

Ana Lou Johnson, 66,of Redwater, Texas, died Sunday, January 29,1984, in a Texarkana hospital after a lengthy illness. Mrs. Johnson was born October 18,1917, in Mount Pleasant, Texas. She was retired from Red River Army Depot and a member of the Church of God Prophecy, Maud, Texas. Survivors include her husband, Bonny Johnson of Redwater; two sons, Bonny Daniel Johnson and Walter Roy Johnson Sr., both of Redwater; one daughter, JoAnn Bayless of Commerce, Texas; one brother, Bob Vaught of Conroe, Texas; two sisters, Mary Jo Nettles of Texarkana and Beulah Conner of Redwater; one half-sister, Mollie Tiller of Thornton, Ark.; and seven grandchildren. Services will be 4 p.m. today at the Church of God Prophecy, with the Revs. Van Dickens and Haaland officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home.

BONNY JOHNSON

Bonny Johnson, 75,of Cookville, Texas, died Sunday, July 8,1990.
Mr. Johnson was born October 19,1914, in Redwater, Texas. He

was retired from Red River Army Depot, a member of Redwater
United Methodist Church and a veteran of World War II. Survivors
include his wife, Dosia Johnson of Cookville; two sons, Walter Roy
Johnson Sr., of Redwater and Bonny Daniel Johnson of Arlington, Va.;
one daughter, Jo Ann Bayless of Palestine, Texas; three brothers,

Weldon Johnson of Redwater, Arthur M. Johnson of Carthage, Texas,
and Spencer Johnson of San Antonio, Texas; one sister, Marie McGee
of Daingerfield, Texas; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Redwater United Methodist Church
with the Revs. Jerry Vickers and Bobby Phillips officiating. Burial will be in

Redwater Cemetery, under direction of Bates-Cooper Funeral Home.

DAWNET JOHNSON

Dawnet Michelle Johnson, 18,of Redwater, Texas, died Sunday, September 20,1992, in a local hospital

from injuries from an accident. Dawnet was born October 10,1973, at Greenville, Texas. She was a 1992

graduate of Redwater High School, attended Texarkana College and a member of First Baptist Church,

Redwater. Survivors include her father, Dawson Johnson of Redwater; her mother and stepfather,

Janet and Michael Baysinger of Carthage, Texas; one brother, Jason Wayne Johnson of Redwater; one

half-brother, Michael S. Baysinger of Carthage; one half-sister, Kristi N. Baysinger of Carthage; her

grandmother, Myrtle Johnson of Redwater; her grandfather, Mitchel Missildine of New Boston, Texas;

and several aunts and uncles. Services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church, Redwater, with

the Rev. Vic Simpson officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of Texarkana Funeral

Home.

IVA NELL JOHNSON

Carthage, Texas-- Iva Nell Johnson, 79,of Carthage, Texas, died Friday, September 3,2004, in Homeplace, East Texas Hospice, Tyler, Texas. Nell was born May 4,1925,in Minton, Texas, to Russell H. and Katie Moser McClurg. She had lived in Carthage since 1950, moving here from Texarkana, Texas. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Carthage. Nell married her childhood sweetheart November 14,1944, and worked in computers at Red River Arsenal near Texarkana while Arthur was away at war, and until he later finished his degree. They briefly moved to Talco, Texas before settling in Carthage with their new baby daughter. Nell spent most of her life as a busy homemaker and coach's wife as well as being a dormitory mom to Panola Junior College athletes for many years. She stayed busy as a loving momsupporting school and extra-curricular activities; and later in taking care of her grandchildren. Mrs. Johnson was preceaded in death by a sister, Winifred Torrans, in 2000. Survivors include her husband of 59 years, Arthur M. Johnson of Carthage; one daughter and son-in-law, Nedra Johnson Cook and husband Chris of Knoxville, Tenn; one brother, Herbert McClurg of Muskegon, Mich.; and two grandchildren, Jamey and Steven Cook of Knoxville, Tenn. Services will be 2 P.M. Sunday afternoon, September 5,2004, at Lipsey Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Earl Cantrelle officiating. Graveside services will follow in Redwater Cemetery in Bowie County near Texarkana on Monday morning, September 6,2004 at 11:00 A.M. with the Rev. Gary Fitzgerald officiating. The family will recieve friends from 5-7 p.m. Saturday night at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be her nephews and Marion Neill and Howard Rhiddlehoover. Honorary pallbearers will be Tracy Parker, Charles Matthews, Buddy Bird, John Goolsby,Rapheal Crawford Jr., and the Panola Junior College faculty and staff from 1950 to 1982. Memorials may be made to a favorite charity.

MYRTLE JOHNSON

Myrtle Kay Johnson, 89,of Redwater, Texas, died Thursday, February 9,2006, at her home.
Mrs. Johnson was born December 3,1916, in Alabama. She was a homemaker and a

member of First Baptist Church, Redwater. She was preceded in death by her husband,

Weldon Johnson and one daughter, Lola Black. Survivors include two sons and daughters

-in-law, Dawson and Sandra Johnson and Cecil and Rosie Johnson of Redwater; one daughter,
Deborah Johnson of Lone Oak, Ark.; three sisters, Dora Frye of Mount Pleasant, Texas, Jewell
Stranger of Overton, Texas and Shirley Carriker of Austin; one brother-in-law, Arthur Johnson

of Carthage, Texas; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Graveside services

will be 2 p.m. Sunday in Redwater Cemetery with the Rev. Steve Rice officiating, under direction

of Chapelwood Funeral Home. Visitation will be 6-7:30 p.m. today at the funeral home and Sunday
after the services at First Baptist Church, Redwater.

MRS. NADINE JOHNSON

Mrs. Nadine Johnson, 85,of Redwater, Texas, died in a Texarkana nursing home at 3:25 p.m. Thursday after a long illness. She was born July 4,1888, in Oxford, Mississippi, and had lived in Bowie County for 70 years. She was the widow of Walter M. Johnson and was a member of the Redwater United Methodist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Marie McGee of Redwater, four sons, Weldon Johnson and Bonny Johnson, both of Redwater, Arthur Johnson of Carthage, Texas and Spencer Johnson of San Antonio, Texas; a brother, Emil Spencer of Tatum, Texas; 14 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Services will be 1:30 p.m. today at Redwater United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dee Johnson and Rev. Leland Maxey officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under the direction of Texarkana Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Dawson Johnson, Roy Johnson, Edwin McGee, Calvin Hall, Karo Johnson and Johnny Johnson.

J.O. JONES

J.O. Jones, 67,of Texarkana, Texas, died Saturday, December 3,2005, in a local adult care center.
Mr. Jones was born January 8,1938, in Maud, Texas. He was a retired mobile home service
repairman from Lifestyle Mobile Homes and a Baptist. Survivors include his wife, Paula Sawyer
Jones of Texarkana; four sons, Marty Jones of Houston, and Donald J ones, Jimmy Jones, and
Keith Jones of Texarkana; three daughters, Shawna Pierce, Mandi Westmoreland and April Shumate
of Texarkana; three brothers, Jay Jones of Texarkana, Leroy Jones of Redewater, Texas and Robert
Jones of Hooks, Texas; 17 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.
Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday in Redwater Cemetery with Dwight Wilson officiating,

under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home. Visitation will be 6-7:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Relatives will be at 700 Sowell Lane, Apt. No. 1111.

CHARLES JORDAN

Charles "Chico" Jordan, 48, of Texarkana, Texas, died Tuesday, February 15, 2005, in a local hospital.

Mr. Jordan was born November 23, 1956, in El Paso, Texas. He was a Catholic. Survivors include his mother, Carmen Jordan of Texarkana; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Nancy and Robert White of Maud, Texas, and Normand Jerry Carlson and Mary and John Baker of Texarkana; and three brothers, Jerry Jordan, Mark Jordan and Mike Jordan of Texarkana. Services will be 2 p.m. today at Texarkana Funeral Home with the Rev. Jason Dudley officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery. The family will be at 3907 Dallas St., Texarkana, Texas.

C.V. JORDAN


Clentis V. (C.V.) Jordan 83,of Redwater,Texas died Tuesday June 20, 2000 in a local hospital. Mr. Jordan was born February 13,1917 in Redwater. He was retired from Filtrol Corp. a member of Redwater Church of Christ and an Army veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife,Ollie Louise Shelton Jordan of Redwater; two daughters, Margaret Estes of Redwater; and Patricia White of Norman,Okla; one son,Allen Jordan of Long Beach,Calif; five grandchildren; and three great- grandchildren. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Saturday in Redwater Cemetery with the Rev. Mark Miller officiating under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home. The family will be at the home of Margaret Estes on Goodson Road,Redwater.

 

OLLIE JORDAN

Ollie Louise Shelton Jordan, 78,of Redwater, Texas, died Sunday, December 17,2000 at a local hospital. Mrs. Jordan was born April 30,1922, in Malta, Texas. She was a homemaker and a member of Redwater Church of Christ. She was preceaded in death by her husband, Clenties V. Jordan, who died June 20,2000. Survivors include one son, Allen Jordan of Long Beach, Calif.; two daughters, Margaret Estes of Redwater and Patricia White of Norman, Okla.; her mother, Margaret Clark of Texarkana, Texas; one brother; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday in Redwater Cemetery with Mark Miller and Adrian Maynard officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home. The family will be at the Jordan home on Church St., Redwater.

BONNIE KELLEY

Bonnie Sue Kelley, 45,of Redwater, Texas, died Tuesday, November 30,1999, at her home.
Mrs. Kelley was born January 29,1954, in Center, Texas. She was a former employee of
Pine Haven Nursing Home and a member of First Baptist Church, Redwater. Survivors
include her husband, Jack Kelley of Redwater; three sons, Jeffrey Kelley, Jason Kelley and
Joel Kelley of Texarkana; one daughter, Jennifer McKinney of Texarkana; three brothers,

W.H. Bennefield of Texarkana, W.E. Bennefield of Lumberton, Texas and Charles Bennefield
of Port Neches, Texas; three sisters, Eva Harris of Center, Ann Burkhalter of Houston and
Eunice Bennefield of Texas; six grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Services will be 1 p.m. today at Texarkana Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Blain Markham
officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery. The family will be at # 6 Pine St., Redwater.

JASON KELLEY

Jason Edward Kelley, 31,of Redwater, Texas, died Friday, October 10,2003, in Texarkana of injuries suffered in an industrial accident. Mr. Kelley was born April 6,1972, in Nacogdoches, Texas. He was an employee of Tyson River Valley Animal Foods and a member of First Baptist Church, Redwater. He was preceded in death by his mother, Bonnie Kelley. Survivors include his wife, Jan Kelley of Redwater; one son, Matthew Kelley of Redwater; two daughters, Jordan Kelley and Kayla Kelley of Redwater; his father,

Jack Kelley of Redwater; two brothers, Jeff Kelley and Joel Kelley of Redwater; one sister, Jennifer McKinney of Redwater; and a number of other relatives. Services will be 4 p.m. Monday at Church on the Rock with the Revs. John Miller and Paul Baskin officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home. The family will be at the Bell residence, # 8 Clearview, Texarkana, Texas.

BOBBY KEMP

New Boston, Texas-- Bobby Gene Kemp, 61,of Redwater, Texas, died Saturday, February 10,1996, in a local hospital. Mr. Kemp was born November 5,1934, in Simms, Texas. He was a self-employee logger. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Mary Kemp. Survivors include his wife, Sis Hillis Kemp of Redwater; two sons, David Kemp and Rickey Kemp, both of Redwater; six daughters, Glenda McAlexander, Inette Simpson and Tammy Irvin of Redwater; Teresa Simpson and Patricia Slider of Maud, Texas and Vickie Coker of Texarkana, Texas; three brothers, Joe Kemp, Norman Kemp and Carl Kemp all of Simms; four sisters, Shirley Kruse and Gail Peek of Simms; Dee McFall of New Boston, Texas; and Melba Pool of Mount Pleasant, Texas; his mother-in-law, Mable Hillis; 21 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church, Redwater, with the Rev. Charles Hillis officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of Bates-Rolf Funeral Home.

LULA KEMP

New Boston, Texas-- Lula Mae Kemp, 69,of Redwater, Texas, died Wednesday, October 4,2006, in

a Texarkana hospital. Mrs. Kemp was born August 31,1937, in Bowie County, Texas. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Kemp; two daughters, Vickie Kemp and Mary Katherine

Kemp; one grandson, Justin Slider; one granddaughter, Candie Simpson. Survivors include two

sons, David Kemp and Rickey Kemp of Redwater; five daughters, Glenda McAlexander of Mt. Vernon, Texas, Teresa Simpson of Atlanta, Texas, Inette Simpson and Tammy Irvin of Redwater and Patricia Slider of Hooks, Texas; four brothers, Bob Hillis, George Hillis, Charles Hillis and Tommy Hillis; three sisters, Sybil Spencer, Virginia Surratt and Judy Chapman; 20 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren;
and a number of other relatives. Services will be 2 p.m. today at Bates-Rolf Funeral Home Chapel with
the Rev. Charles Hillis officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery.

VICKEY KEMP

New Boston, Texas-- Vickey Lynn Kemp, 37,of Redwater, Texas, died Thursday, August 11,2005, in a Texarkana hospital. Miss Kemp was born April 7,1968, in Texarkana. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her father, Bobby Kemp. Survivors include her mother, Lula Kemp of Redwater; two brothers, David Kemp of Redwater and Rickey Kemp of Texarkana; five sisters, Glenda McAlexander of Mount Vernon Texas, Teresa Simpson of Atlanta, Texas, and Inette Simpson, Patricia Slider and Tammy Irvin of Redwater; her grandmother, Mable Hillis of Simms, Texas; and a number of other relatives. Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Bates-Rolf Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Charles Hillis officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. today at the

funeral home.

INEZ KINGSTON

Edith Inez Kingston, 86,of New Boston, Texas, died Saturday, January 14,1995, in a local nursing home. Mrs. Kingston was born April 29,1908, in Grayson County, Texas. She was a retired nurse's aide and a member of Temple Baptist Church, New Boston. Survivors include two sons, Jerry Kingston of New Boston and Morris Kingston of Houston, Texas; two daughters, Delpha Bailey of Pasadena, Texas; and Margaret Janchyshyn of Booneville, M.D.; one brother, Robert Fagan of Hugo, Okla; one half-brother, Paul Deason of San Bernadino, Calif; three sisters, Jessie Morrow of Carlsbad, Calif; Cleo Fleeup of Oceanside, Calif; and Ruby Bardwell of Hemet, Calif; and one half-sister, Dolores Kight of Fort Smith, Ark. Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Bates-Rolf Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Ken Cox officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, Redwater, Texas.

HOWARD B. KINGSTON

New Boston, Texas-- Howell B. Kingston, 85,of New Boston, died Friday, November 2,1990, in a
Texarkana hospital. Mr. Kingston was born August 10,1905, in Belton, Texas. He was a retired
farmer and a member of County Line Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Inez Kingston of
New Boston; two sons, Morris Kingston of Houston, Texas and Jerry Kingston of New Boston; two
daughters, Del Bailey of Pasadena, Texas and Margaret Janchyshyn of Booneville, M.D.; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Services will be 1 p.m.
Monday at Bates-Rolf Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Vic Simpson officiating. Burial will be in
Redwater Cemetery.

WILLIAM LACY

William J. Lacy, 78,of Burlingame, Calif., died Thursday, June 2,2005, in Burlingame.
Mr. Lacy was born November 27,1926, in Winona, Texas. He was retired senior
vice president of operations from Southern Pacific Railroad, a former telegraph
operator with Cottonbelt Railroad and a World War II Marine Corps veteran.
Survivors include five children, Susan Lacy, Mary Lacy, William J. Lacy, III, Laura Lacy,
and Phillip Lacy; three brothers, James Archie Lacy and Howard Eitel of Texarkana
and Robert Eitel of Redwater, Texas; and one grandchild, Brendan Roy Lacy.
Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Chapelwood Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Steve
Rice officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m.
Thursday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to American Heart Association.

JUDY LANIER

Julia Ann "Judy" Lanier, 73,of Texarkana, Texas, died Saturday, January 11,2003, at her home.
Mrs. Lanier was born June 19,1929, in Redwater, Texas. She was a retired teacher and librarian
for Lubbock, Texas, Independent School District, a member of Redwater United Methodist Church and
Order of the Eastern Star. She was preceded in death by one son, William Ray Lanier, Jr., in 1975.

Survivors include her husband, Ray Lanier of Texarkana; one brother, James Fagan of Texarkana; two
sisters, Elizabeth Vickers of Shreveport, La.; and Lucille Breed of Redwater; one special grandson and
granddaughter-in-law, Mark and Fadwa Lawrence of West Jordan, Utah.; four great-grandchildren; and
a number of nieces and nephews. Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Texarkana Funeral Home
Fuqua-Everett Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Ted Dotts officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

EMILY SPENCER LESHER

Emily Spencer Lesher, 56,of Redwater, Texas, died Sunday, August 31,2003.
Ms. Lesher was born March 6,1947, in Texarkana, Texas. She was the first

mayor of Redwater, a Democratic Party of Texas Delegate, a member of Redwater
United Methodist Church, Redwater City Council and Adeline Vines Garden Club and
was involved with Women for the Arts, American Cancer Society and the Humane
Society. Survivors include two stepsons and stepdaughters-in-law, Baxter and
Candace Lesher of Texarkana; and Clayton and Elizabeth Lesher of Dallas, Texas;
one special uncle, Carrol Spencer of Redwater; one special aunt, Ruth Goodson of
Redwater; two special cousins, Steve Sharp of Texarkana and Shane Spencer of
Redwater; and a number of other relatives. Memorial services will be 2 p.m. today
at Chapelwood Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ronnie Pipes officiating. Private
burial will be in Redwater Cemetery. Visitation will be after the services. The family
will be at the Robert Lorance residence, 210 Spencer St, Redwater.

BILLIE LEWIS, JR


Billie Lewis Jr., 70,of Nash, Texas, died Friday, June 17,2005, in a local hospital.
Mr. Lewis was born September 6,1934, in Maud, Texas. He was a retired logger,
a Methodist and a Korean War Army and Navy veteran. Survivors include one sister,
Ruth Waits of Texarkana; two brothers and one sister-in-law, Jim and LaJuan Lewis of
Shreveport, La., and Sidney Lewis of San Leandro, Calif.; a good friend, Kathryn Taylor
of Redwater, Texas; and a number of other relatives. Services will be 3 p.m. Monday at
Chapelwood Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Stephanie Hughes officiating. Burial
will be in Redwater Cemetery.,

DOYLE LEWIS

Doyle Eugene Lewis, 56,of Redwater, Texas, died Friday, December 26,2003, at his home.

Mr. Lewis was born November 7,1947, in Texarkana, Texas. He was retired from Red River

Army Depot and a member of Maud Church of Christ. Survivors include his wife, Kay Long

Lewis of Redwater; three sons, Tony Lewis and Tracy Lewis of Redwater and Teddy Lewis of

Katy, Texas; his mother, Ruth Lewis of Redwater; three brothers, Tommy Lewis of Fort Smith, Ark.,

Lynn Lewis of Maud, Texas and Mike Lewis of Redwater; six grandchildren; and a number of

other relatives. Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Maud Church of Christ with Ian Terry and

George Montgomery officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of

Chapelwood Funeral Home. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorials

may be made to Hospice of Texarkana, 803 Spruce St., Texarkana, Texas, 75501. The family

will be at their home in Redwater.

LOUISE LEWIS

Martha Louise Lewis, 68,of Maud, Texas, died Thursday, April 4,2002, in a local hospital.

Mrs. Lewis was born August 24,1933, in the Minton community. She was retired from

Lone Star Army Ammunition Plant and a member of Oakridge Missionary Baptist Church,

Minton. Survivors include two sons and one daughter-in-law, James Lewis and Robert and

Melinda Lewis of Maud; one brother, Gerald Gibson of Redwater, Texas; one granddaughter,

Mechelle Lewis of Maud; and a number of other relatives. Graveside services will be 2 p.m.

today in Redwater Cemetery with the Rev. Steve Rice officiating, under direction of Chapelwood

Funeral Home. The family will be at the home of Robert and Melinda Lewis, on County Road 1206.

LOUISE LEWIS

Mary Louise Lewis, age 91, of Redwater, Texas, died Wednesday, September 27,2006.
She was born November 22,1914, at Ft. Towson, Oklahoma to Ira and Susie Fissel.
She was the eldest of three brothers and one sister who have preceded her in death.

Ft. Towson is where she married the love of her life, George Lewis, Jr. They had two
boys, George III and Wade Lewis before moving to Redwater, Texas. She faithfully
served Redwater Baptist Church for over 50 years as the church organist. She also
taught music to generations of students. She was preceded in death by her parents,
Ira and Susie Fissel; her husband, George Lee Lewis, Jr. and brothers, W.S., James,
John Fissell and sister, Dorothy Fissel Allen. She is survived by her loving family, son
and daughter-in-law, George and Linda Lewis of Marshall, Texas, son and daughter-in-law,
Wade and Sue Lewis of Redwater, Texas; five grandchildren, Matthew Lewis of Shreveport,
Louisiana, Wade Lewis, Jr. of Dundee, Oregon, LeAnn and husband Bryan Beavers of
Marshall, Texas, Amy and husband Brandy Miller of Arlington, Texas, Lee Lewis and his
fiance', Melisa Childers of Marshall, Texas; four great-grandchildren, Bryanne Beavers
of Marshall, Texas, Jonah Lewis of Dundee, Oregon, Angelina and Sarah Ann Lewis of
Germany; Special nieces, Elaine and husband James Hatcher of Lancaster, Texas;
Sue and husband George Golonkas of Atlanta, Georgia; sister-in-law, Ruth and husband,
H.L. Ferguson of Haworth, Oklahoma; and a number of other dedicated nieces and nephews.
Not only is she survived by her caring family, but also by numerous loving friends that were
special to her and her family. Funeral services will be 10 A.M. Saturday at First Baptist Church,

Redwater, with the Rev. Steve Rice officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction
of Chapelwood Funeral Home. The family will recieve friends at the funeral home Friday evening
from 6-7:30 p.m.

Chapelwood Funeral Home. The family will recieve friends at the funeral home Friday evening from 6-7:30 p.m.

 

RUTH LEWIS

Ruth Moree Lewis, 72,of Redwater, Texas, died Saturday, June 1,1996, in a local hospital.

Mrs. Lewis was born April 14,1924, in Redwater. She was a homemaker and a member of

First Baptist Church, Redwater. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jessie L. Lewis,

who died September 12,1990. Survivors include one daughter, Jessie Moree Biscamp of

Redwater; two sons, Billy Carl Lewis of Maud, Texas and Jerry Lee Lewis of Redwater; one brother,

Earl Strickland of Pittsburg, Texas; one sister, Jean Green of Redwater; four grandchildren; and

three great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Monday in Redwater Cemetery with the

Rev. Cranford Graves officiating, under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home. The family will be at

the Biscamp residence in Redwater.

KATHRYN LUSK

Eula Kathryn Thomas Lusk, 77,of Maud, Texas, died Sunday, January 5,1992, in a local hospital after a lengthy illness. Mrs. Lusk was born August 4,1914, in Hill County, Texas, and had lived in Redwater for the past 31 years. She was a homemaker and a member of Whitaker Street Baptist Church. Survivors include one brother, Eugene Thomas of Dallas, Texas; one sister, Faye Pugh of Carthage, Texas; one niece, Abbie Smith of Redwater; and one sister-in-law, Chloie Thomas of Como, Texas. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday in Redwater Cemetery with the Rev. James Freeman officiating, under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home.

EULA LYNCH

Eula Lynch, 71,of Redwater, Texas, died Monday, at her home of natural causes.

Mrs. Lynch was born April 14,1885, in Oxford, Miss., and was the daughter of the

late J.O. and Emmonds Roebuck Spencer. She was a member of the First Baptist

Church, Redwater. Survivors include one daughter, Mary Jaggers of Texarkana,

Texas; two sons, Earl Lynch of Redwater and J.J. Lynch of Driscoll, Texas; two brothers,

Gaskell Spencer of Waco, Texas and Emil Spencer of Tyler, Texas; one sister, Nadine

Johnson of Redwater; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services will

be 4 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church, Redwater, with the Revs. Calvin Hall and Leon

Grissom officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of Texarkana

Funeral Home. The body will be taken to the family home in Redwater Thursday until

service time.

LUCILLE MAHONE

Lucille Mahone, 71,of Redwater, Texas, died Friday, April 16,1993, at a local hospital.
Mrs. Mahone was born April 25,1921, in Corley, Texas. She was a homemaker and a
member of the Church of Christ. She was preceaded in death by her husband, Allen M.
Mahone. Survivors include two sons and one daughter-in-law, Jimmy and Joyce Mahone
of Hooks, Texas and Allen Mahone of Redwater; one daughter and son-in-law, Paula and
Richard Flowers of Carthage, Texas; one brother, Wayne Whittington of Shreveport, La.;
two sisters, Mildred Barberee of Overton, Texas and Johnnie O'Brien of Carson, Calif.;
and five grandchildren. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. today in Redwater Cemetery
with Johnny Jones officiating., under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home. The family
will be at their home on Oak St., Redwater.

MYRNA MARTIN

Myrna Ellaine Martin, 64,of Redwater, Texas, died Friday, April 8,2005, in a local hospital.

Mrs. Martin was born November 10,1940, in Texarkana, Ark. She was a retired school

teacher and a member of First Baptist Church, Redwater. She was preceded in death by

her husband, Robert L. Martin. Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Brad and
Tanya Martin of Texarkana; one daughter and son-in-law, Stephanie and Brad Ewing of

Springfield, Mo.; one brother and sister-in-law, Billy and Sybil McCloskey of Redwater; four

grandchildren, Blake Ewing, Shelby Ewing, Robbie Martin and Nicky Dickert and a number of
other relatives. Services will be 3 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church, Redwater, with the

Revs. Sam Tullock and Kevin Myers officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under

direction of Chapelwood Funeral Home. Visitation will be 6-7:30 p.m. today at the funeral

home. The family will be at # 4 Shadow Drive, Texarkana, Texas. Memorials may be made
to American Cancer Society, 5501 American Plaza Drive, Texarkana, Texas, 75503.

ROBERT MARTIN

Robert Lester Martin, 52,of Redwater, Texas, died Thursday at his home.

Mr. Martin was born July 8,1937, in New Boston, Texas. He was a teacher

at Redwater Jr. High School, member of First Baptist Church, Redwater, where

he was a deacon, teacher and training union director, and had taught at James

Bowie Independent School, Simms, Texas and Liberty Eylau School. Survivors

include his wife, Myrna McCloskey Martin of Redwater; one son, Brad Martin of

Redwater; one daughter, Stephanie Martin of Redwater; and two sisters, Mary

Acree of Atlanta, Ga., and Verna DeRue of New Boston. Services will be 1 p.m.

today at First Baptist Church, Redwater, with the Revs. Sam Tullock and Millidge

Oglesby officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of

Texarkana Funeral Home. The family will be at the family residence in Redwater.

DOYLE McCLOSKEY

Doyle L. McCloskey, 73,of Redwater, Texas, died Friday, March 3,2000, in a local hospital.
Mr. McCloskey was born January 7,1927, in Redwater. He was retired from Red River
Army Depot, a member of Redwater Church of Christ and a veteran of World War II.

Survivors include his wife, Velma McCloskey of Redwater; two sons, Billy McCloskey of
Redwater and Larry McCloskey of Texarkana, Ark.; one daughter, Janet Launius of

Hollandale, Miss.; two brothers, E.L. McCloskey of Amarillo, Texas and Barry McCloskey
of Wake Village, Texas; two sisters, Melva Laverne Shafer of Redwater and Linda Coleman
of Ashdown, Ark.; and three grandchildren. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Monday in

Redwater Cemetery with Mark Miller officiating, under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home.

Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Hospice of
St. Michael, 300 E. 6th St., Texarkana, Ark., 71854. The family will be at 306 Fagan Lane,

Redwater.

CLOVIS McCOY

Clovis O. McCoy, 79,of Maud, Texas, died Sunday, December 2,2001, in Pittsburg, Texas.
Mr. McCoy was born April 6,1922, in Gilmer, Texas. He was a retired owner and operator
of a grocery store. He was preceaded in death by one son, Jesse McCoy. Survivors
include his wife, Eveleene Freeman McCoy of Maud; three sons, Les O. McCoy, Patrick
B. McCoy of Houston; and Mike L. McCoy of Oklahoma; one sister; three grandchildren;
and four great-grandchildren. Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Texarkana Funeral Home
Fuqua-Everett Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Tim Brown officiating. Burial will be in
Redwater Cemetery, Redwater, Texas.

 

EVELEENE McCOY

Eveleene Freeman McCoy, 80,of Maud, Texas, died Wednesday, February 9,2005, in a Pittsburg, Texas, care center. Mrs. McCoy was born July 19,1924, in Fannin County, Texas. She was retired co-owner of McCoy Grocery and a member of Rock Creek Baptist Church. She was preceaded in death by her husband, Clovis McCoy. Survivors include three sons and one daughter-in-law, Les and Dianne McCoy of Houston, Texas, Patrick McCoy of Maud, and Mike McCoy; three granddaughters; and a number of nieces and nephews. There will be a private service with burial in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home. Visitation will be 7-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

EARNEST J. McDONALD

Earnest J. "Mac" McDonald, 59,of Redwater, Texas, died Friday, November 2,1990, in a local hospital.
Mr. McDonald was born November 29,1930, in Spencer, West Virginia. He was retired from Red River
Army Depot, a member of First Baptist Church, Redwater, Masonic Lodge # 665 of Akron, Ohio, Scottish
Rite Bodies Hella Temple Shrine of Dallas, Texas and a veteran of the Korean War. Survivors include his
wife, Evelyn S. McDonald of Redwater; one daughter, Judy English of Redwater; five brothers, Roy McDonald of Lakeland, Fla., Wilbur McDonald of Columbia, S.C., Thomas McDonald of Miami, Fla., and Eugene McDonald and Perry McDonald Jr of Akron, Ohio.; one sister, Edna Jenkins of Lakeland; two grandsons, Ken Robinson and Nathan Robinson of Redwater; and one granddaughter, Rhiannon Robinson of Redwater. Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church, Redwater, with the Rev. Vic Simpson officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, with Masonic Rites by Village Masonic Lodge # 1346, under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home.

ALMA "AL" McDOWELL

Alma "Al" McDowell went home to be with her Lord, Mother, brothers and other loved ones gone on before on Easter Sunday morning, April 16,2006. She will be greatly missed but her remaining loved ones know she is no longer suffering and is at peace and rejoicing in her heavenly home. Ms. "Al" was born April 25,1929 to Issac Jack and Mary Frances Crawford Enterkin in Jena, La. She was the fourth child and only girl with five brothers. She always wanted to be "one of the boys" so they quickly dubbed her "Al" and it stuck for life. She was always full of life and believed if you had to do something you might as well have fun at the same time. She loved a good joke and often had everyone around her laughing. She retired at an early age on a medical disability from Red River Army Depot and always enjoyed fishing and camping. She loved helping others and had been a Girl Scout leader, a babysitter, a liquid embroidery salesperson and a crafter. In her early years she had a beauty salon in Camden, AR known as Alís Beauty Shop. She always laughed and said new customers came in expecting a good looking man and there she stood. She loved plants and the "green thumb" which her daughters did not inherit. She was active in Rock Creek Baptist Church until her health made it impossible to attend. She started each day with her coffee and Bible. Hardly anyone in Redwater went to or from a baseball game or after school with out stopping at Ms. Alís sno-cone. She was Mama to her girls and Memaw to her grandchildren and all the children she sat with over the years. Ms. "Al" was preceded in death by two husbands, Aubrey J. McDowell and Joe L. Dillard, as well as her parents and four brothers, Allen Crawford, Jack Enterkin, and R.L. Enterkin. She is survived by her daughters and son-in-law, Marilyn Cooper of Redwater, Mike and Beth Brumfield of Texarkana, TX; one son and daughter-in-law, James A. and Juanita McDowell of Texarkana, TX; five grandchildren and their spouses, James A. "Tony" and Laura McDowell, Kellye and Derek Sartin, Jennifer and Marty Rawson, Jessica and Nick Narens and Christopher Brumfield; nine great-grandchildren, Duke and Zach McDowell, Tyler Peace, Madeline and Chloe Sartin, Cassidy Sorenson, Colton and Rachel Rawson and Gavin Narens; one brother, Rev. LaVelle and Dorothy Enterkin of Panama City,FL.; four sisters-in-law, Frances Enterkin, Kathy Enterkin, Janie Enterkin and Golda Enterkin; and one very special aunt, Louella Jones Ezell. She will be missed by a number of nieces, nephews, friends, church family and other loved ones. Services will be Wednesday, April 19, at 10:00 A.M. at Chapelwood Funeral Home with the Rev. George Otwell officiating. Interment will be at Redwater Cemetery.

MARIE McGEE

Marie McGee, 81,of Daingerfield, Texas, died Saturday, September 18,1993, at her home.
Mrs. McGee was born September 18,1912, in Redwater, Texas. She was a retired post
master for Redwater with 28 years service, a member of First Baptist Church and the

Fellowship Baptist Mission in Daingerfield. Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law,
Ed and Brigitte McGee of Daingerfield; one daughter and son-in-law, Dorothy and Calvin Hall
of Daingerfield; two brothers, Arthur Johnson of Carthage, Texas; and Spencer Johnson of
San Antonio, Texas; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and

nephews. Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Fellowship Baptist Mission with the Revs.

Ted White and Leland Maxey officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction

of Nail-Haggard Funeral Home.

EULA McKINNEY

Eula Lodema McKinney, 85,of Leary, Texas, died Thursday, March 30,2006, in a local hospital.
Mrs. McKinney was born December 15,1920, in Redwater, Texas. She was a homemaker
and a member of First Baptist Church, Leary. She was preceded in death by her husband,

Victor McKinney Sr. Survivors include two sons and one daughter-in-law, Donald McKinney
of Redwater, and Vic Jr. and Debbie McKinney of Leary; one daughter and son-in-law, Dale
and Franklin Wray of Leary; one sister, Celeste McKinney of Leary; four grandchildren; six
great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives. Graveside services will be 9:30 a.m.
Saturday in Redwater Cemetery with the Rev. Evan New officiating, under direction of
Chapelwood Funeral Home. Visitation will be 5:30-7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Relatives will be at the home of Vic McKinney, 9110 W. New Boston Road, Leary.

Online registration is at www.texarkanafuneralhome.com.

MARYETTA McKINNEY

Maryetta Grau McKinney, 72,of Hooks, Texas, died Sunday, February 9,1992, in a local hospital.
Mrs. McKinney was born March 4,1919, in Cass County, Texas. She was a homemaker, member
of Victory City Baptist Church and a social group at Amanda Square Apartments. She was preceded

in death by her husband, Melvin "Mutt" McKinney, who died in 1975. Survivors include one son,
Jack Powell of Shreveport, La.; one brother, Calvin L. "Pete" Grau of Texarkana, Ark.; one sister,
Mrs. Paul "Chub" Sharp of Cornett, Texas; two grandchildren, Greg Powell and Amanda Powell of
Shreveport; and a number of nieces and nephews. Services will be 11:30 a.m. today at Texarkana

Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Gerald Wagstaff officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery.

 

VICTOR McKINNEY

Victor Eurscin McKinney Sr., 88,of Leary, Texas, died Monday, December 20,2004, in a local hospital.
Mr. McKinney was born September 6,1916, in La Pile, Ark. He was retired from Red River Army Depot
and a World War II Army veteran. Survivors include his wife, Dee McKinney of Leary; two sons and

one daughter-in-law, Donald McKinney of Redwater, Texas and Vic and Debbie McKinney of Leary; one
daughter and son-in-law, Dale and Franklin Wray of Leary; one brother, Bill McKinney of Leary; two sisters, Ruby Williams of Leary and Rita Christian of Texarkana; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday in Redwater Cemetery with the Rev. James Henderson officiating, under direction of Chapelwood Funeral Home. Visitation will be 6-7 p.m. today at the funeral home. The family will be at the home of Vic McKinney, 910 W. New Boston Road, Texarkana, Texas.

WALLACE McKINNEY

Robert Wallace McKinney, 88,of Leary, Texas, died Friday, December 22,2000, at his home.
Mr. McKinney was born August 9,1912, in La Pile, Ark. He was a retired logger, a member
of First Baptist Church, Leary, and an Army Air Force veteran of World War II. Survivors
include his wife, Celeste McCarty McKinney of Leary; one son and daughter-in-law, Robbie
and Mary McKinney of Leary; one daughter and son-in-law, Doris and Ronald Turner of
Leary; two brothers, Eurscin McKinney and Bill McKinney of Leary; two sisters, Ruby Williams
of Leary and Rita Christian of Texarkana; one special friend, Judy Miller of Hooks, Texas; five
grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews. Services

will be 2 p.m. today at Texarkana Funeral Home Fuqua-Everett Memorial Chapel with the

Rev. Franklin Wray officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery. The family will be
at their home in Leary.

BETTY McMAHILL

Betty Jo McMahill, 79, died Saturday, February 18,2006.

Mrs. McMahill was born August 10,1926, in Texarkana.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ira J. McMahill

Survivors include three sons, Macky McMahill of Waco, Texas,
Tim McMahill of Arlington, Texas and John McMahill of Mexico;
four grandchildren; and three stepgrandchildren. Services

will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Redwater Baptist Church with

the Rev. Steve Rice officiating. Burial will be in Redwater

Cemetery, under direction of East Funeral Home, Downtown.

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorials

may be made to First Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 98,

Redwater, Texas, 75573, or American Bible Society, Memorial

Gift Program, 1865 Broadway, New York, N.Y., 10023.

Online registration is at www.mem.com.

IRA MCMAHILL

Ira J. McMahill Jr., 73,of Texarkana, Texas, died Monday, February 13,1995, in a local hospital.
Mr. McMahill was born July 25,1921, in Madison, Kan. He was superintendent of maintenance
at Day & Zimmermann, member of First Baptist Church, Redwater, Texas, and an Army veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Betty McMahill of Texarkana; three sons, Macky McMahill of Redwater;
Tim McMahill of Arlington, Texas and John McMahill of Farmersville, Texas; two brothers, Charles
McMahill of Hemet, Calif., and Bob McMahill of El Cajon, Calif.; four sisters, Lela Oden, Virginia Griffin,
and Jody Looney of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Jayne McMahill of Texarkana; two grandchildren; and
a number of nieces and nephews. Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church,

Redwater, with the Revs. Cranford Graves and Willard Land officiating. Burial will be in Redwater

Cemetery, under direction of East Funeral Home. The family will be at their home in Texarkana.

MARIE MILLS

Marie Mills, 91,of Redwater, Texas, died Friday, September 30,2005, in Redwater.
Mrs. Mills was born November 21,1913, in Bowie County, Texas. She was retired
from Rehkopf's and Smith Upholstery, a member of the Joy Choir and attended First
Baptist Church, Redwater. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Mills.

Survivors include two daughters and one son-in-law, Gwen Hicks and Sue and Curtis
Rogers of Redwater; one son, Robert Keith Mills of Redwater; two sisters, Celesta

McKinney and Dee McKinney of Leary, Texas; five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren;
one great-great-grandchild; and a number of other relatives. Services will be 2 p.m.

Monday at First Baptist Church, Redwater, with the Revs. Cranford Graves and Steve Rice
officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home.

Visitation will be 2:30-4 p.m. today at the funeral home. Relatives will be at the home of
Sue Rogers, 537 CR 1109, Redwater. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Building
Fund, P.O. Box 98, Redwater, Texas, or a favorite charity.

ROBERT M. MILLS

Robert M. Mills, 73,of Redwater, Texas, died Thursday in a Texarkana hospital after a short illness.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church, Redwater, with the Revs. Franklin Wray and
Joe Cervini officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of Texarkana Funeral
Home. Mr. Mills was born October 22,1909, at Redwater. He was a retired truck driver and a
member of the First Baptist Church, Redwater. Survivors include his wife, Marie McCarty Mills of
Redwater; one son, Robert Keith Mills of Redwater, two daughters, Gwen Hicks and Sue Rogers,

both of Redwater; one brother, Jewel Mills of California; two sisters, Katie White of Redwater and

Bessie Buetner of Texarkana; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The family will be
at the Mills residence in Redwater.

BUDDY MINTER

Edward Blane "Buddy" Minter, 73,of Redwater, Texas, died Wednesday, September 29,1999, in a local hospital. Mr. Minter was born September 18,1926, in Avery, Texas. He was retired from Red Bull Motor Freight, a Baptist, charter member of Maud Veterans of Foreign Wars and a Navy veteran of World War II. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ethel Minter and one stepson, David Allen. Survivors include his wife, Kate Minter of Redwater; one stepdaughter, Mary Moody of Simms, Texas; two stepsons, Travis Allen of Wake Village, Texas and James Allen of Levelland, Texas; one brother, Harold Minter of Avery; one sister, Virginia Buchanan of Fort Worth, Texas; one special friend, Harold Spencer of Maud, Texas; one godson, Roy Lyle of Maud; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives. Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Texarkana Funeral Home Fuqua-Everett Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Hugh Gibbs officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery.

RITA NUNN

Rita Jean Nunn, 71,of Redwater, Texas, died Friday, August 26,2005, in a local assisted living facility.
Mrs. Nunn was born July 6,1934, in Redwater. She was retired from Red River Army Depot and a
member of Redwater United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband,
Joe Nunn. Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Janet and Charlie Magee of Redwater;
one grandson, Clay Evans of Redwater; one granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Lorie and Scott Son
of Texarkana; one brother and sister-in-law, Shelby and Trisha Grimes of Redwater; and a number of
other relatives. Services will be 10 a.m. Monday at Redwater United Methodist Church with the Rev.
Ken Golden officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of Chapelwood Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Redwater United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 190, Redwater, Texas, 75573.

JOHNNIE O'BRIEN

Johnnie Louise O'Brien, 91,of New Braunfels, Texas, formerly of Texarkana, Texas, died Friday, January 30,2004, at her home. Mrs. O'Brien was born May 8,1912, in Bowie County, Texas. She was a homemaker, retired from the Navy Shipyard and a member of the Church of Christ. She was preceaded in death by her husband, T.J. O'Brien. Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Jack and Gertrude O'Rear of Kingswood,Texas; one daughter, Bobbie Thrope of New Braunfels; one sister, Mildred Barberee of Overton, Texas; four grandchildren, Carla Lee of Falls Church, Va., Karen Newberry of Upperville, Va., Teresa Gwynn of Silver Spring, Md., and Sean O'Brien of Huntington Beach, Calif., eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and a number of other relatives. Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Texarkana Funeral Home Fuqua-Everett Memorial Chapel with Mark Miller officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, Redwater, Texas. Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. today at the funeral home. The family will be at 17 Hickory Oaks Lane, Texarkana, Texas.

STELLA ODOM

Stella Clark "Mur" Odom, 86,of Texarkana, Texas, died Tuesday, January 8,2002, in a local hospital.

Mrs. Odom was born October 12,1915, in Redwater, Texas. She was a homemaker and a member

of Rock Creek Baptist Church. She was preceaded in death by her husband, L.N. Odom and one grandson, Jeffrey Coopwood. Survivors include three daughters, Rachel Burnett of Texarkana, Anna

Green of Redwater, and Sue McFalls of Searcy, Ark; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren;

and four great-great-grandchildren. Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Rock Creek Baptist Church

with the Rev. George Otwell officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of East Funeral Home. Lunch will be served at the church prior to the service. The family will be at the home

of Anna and Bill Green, Farm to Market Road, 3098, Redwater. '

IDA PATTY

Ida Lee Patty, 80,of Texarkana, Texas, died Thursday in a local nursing home after a lengthy illness.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Redwater United Methodist Church with the Revs. Lynn Bristow
and James Freeman officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of Texarkana

Funeral Home. Mrs. Patty was born August 16,1904, at Winnsboro, Texas. She was the widow of
Reuben H. Patty, who died in 1978 and a member of Redwater United Methodist Church. Survivors
include one son, Ben Patty of Texarkana; one daughter, Mrs. Ruth Smith of Redwater, Texas; one

brother, Gene Thomas of Dallas, Texas; two sisters, Kathryn Lusk of Redwater and Faye Pugh of
Carthage, Texas; five half-brothers, Jack Thomas of Dallas, Charlton Thomas of Lake Dallas, Texas,
Herb Thomas of Mesquite, Texas, W.B. Thomas of Horatio, Ark., and Sam Thomas of Cumby, Texas;
two half-sisters, Virginia Thomas and Elizabeth Fraga, both of Dallas; 10 grandchildren; and three

great-grandchildren. The family will be at the home of Linda White in Redwater.

REUBEN H. PATTY

Reuben Henson Patty, 75,of Rt. 6, Box 486, Texarkana, Texas, died Wednesday at his home after a long illness. Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, Redwater, Texas, with the Rev. Doyle Ryan officiating. Burial will be in Redwater CEmetery, under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Ida Thomas Patty of Texarkana; one son, Ben Patty of Texarkana; one daughter, Mrs. Ruth Smith of Redwater, Texas; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

ALFORD PIPES

Johnnie Alford "John" "Al" Pipes, 75,of Redwater, Texas, died Tuesday, October 8,2002, in a local hospital.
Mr. Pipes was born November 16,1926, in Redwater. He was a contractor at Red River Army Depot and
other businessess, member of First Baptist Church, Redwater and a World War II Army veteran. Survivors include his wife, Foye Robinson Pipes of Redwater; two daughters, Denise Stewart of Queen City, Texas and Paula Helms of Maud, Texas; two brothers, Edwin Pipes of Floresville, Texas and Perry Pipes of Maud; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives. Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church, Redwater, with the Revs. Steve Rice and Tim Reed officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of Chapelwood Funeral Home. The family will be at their home in Redwater.

ROBERT POWELL

Robert Lee Powell, 77,of Texarkana, Ark., died Sunday, March 28,1993, at his residence.
Mr. Powell was born January 6,1918, in Nashville, Ark. He was retired from U.S. Navy,
and Red River Army Depot, a member of the Baptist Church, and the Fleet Reserve Association,
and a Navy veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, Marie Burns Powell of Texarkana;

two daughters, Carol Ann Evans of Little Rock, Ark,; and Linda Carol Ford of Redwater, Texas,;

three sons, Robert Lawrence Powell of Wake Village, Texas,; and Douglas Gene Hogue and James

David Powell of Texarkana; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a number of other

relatives.Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday in Redwater Cemetery, with the Rev. T.

Wayne Price officiating, with full military rites presented by the U.S. Navy,under direction of Texarkana

Funeral Home.Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association Memorial Fund, P.O. Box

1246, Texarkana, Texas, 75505. Visitation will be 6-7 p.m. today at the funeral home. The family will be

at 3724 Linden St., Texarkana, Ark.

WALLACE D. ROBINSON

Wallace D. Robinson, 54,of Redwater, Texas, died Monday in a Texarkana, Texas, hospital after a lengthy illness. Services will be 3 p.m. today at Redwater United Methodist Church with the Revs. W.H. Lipps and Matt Chambers officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home. Mr. Robinson was born October 24,1928, at Redwater, and was a lifetime resident. He was a mechanic, a member of Redwater United Methodist Church and a veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, Nadine Turner Robinson of Redwater; one son, Kenneth D. Robinson of Redwater; two daughters, Kim Flanery and Shelia Robinson of Redwater; four brothers, W.S. Robinson and Bobby Robinson, both of Maud, Texas; Burnard Robinson of Tampa, Fla., and Donald Robinson of Greenbriar, Ark.; four sisters, Dorothy Wright and Elsie Henry, both of Texarkana; Foye Pipes of Redwater
and Joye Boone of Queen City, Texas; and five grandchildren.

HELEN RUSSELL

Helen Christine Russell, 71,of Odessa, Texas, died Tuesday, July 18,2000, at her home.

Mrs. Russell was born February 14,1929, in Hooks, Texas. She was a homemaker and
a Baptist. Survivors include one son, Larry Dale Russell of Odessa; one daughter, Mary
Evelyn Russell of Odessa; and one brother, Lloyd McGowen of DeKalb, Texas. Graveside
services will be 10 a.m. Friday in Redwater Cemetery, Redwater, Texas, under direction of
Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.

 

PATRICIA RUTLAND

Patricia Irene Rutland, 70,of Texarkana, Texas, died Thursday, May 19,2005.
Mrs. Rutland was born September 5,1934, in Vancouver, Wash. She was a
homemaker. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Jackie Rutland.

Survivors include two daughters, Tammy Burch of Milton, Fla., and Nancy Ronk
of Roseburg, Oreg.; six stepchildren; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday in Redwater Cemetery with Corey
Callicott officiating, under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home. Visitation will be
6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

 

W.L. RUTLAND, JR

Mount Pleasant, Texas-- Walter Lane "Bud" Rutland, Jr., 74,of Mount Pleasant, died Sunday, November 10,2002, in Mount Pleasant. Mr. Rutland was born March 15,1928, in El Dorado, Ark. He was retired security officer at Day & Zimmermann Army Ammunition Plant, a Baptist and a Korean War Army veteran. Survivors include his wife, Pat Rutland of Redwater, Texas; one son, Stanley Rutland of Garland, Texas; five daughters, Barbara Grego and Debbie Gerhart of Mount Pleasant; Mary Goules of Houston, Texas, Jaquita Winkle of Tyler, Texas and Penny Pacheco of Denton, Texas; one sister, Nancy Carpenter of Marshall, Texas; 13 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives. Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Bates-Cooper Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Tommy Weems and Steve Rice officiating. Graveside services will be 3:30 p.m. Thursday in Redwater Cemetery, Redwater.

GRACE SANDERS

Grace Thomas Sanders, 76,of Hooks, Texas, died Sunday, July 24,2005, in a Tomball, Texas, hospital.

Mrs. Sanders was born July 9,1929, in Texarkana, Texas. She was a homemaker and a member of
Buchanan United Methodist Church. Survivors include her husband, Robert Sanders of Hooks; two
daughters and sons-in-law, Deborah and Jimmie Roy of Spring, Texas and Janis and Gary Walters of
Katy, Texas; two granddaughters and one grandson-in-law, Tiffany and Anthony Gallegos of Houston
and Nichole Walters of Katy; one great-granddaughter, Grace Gallegos; and a number of other relatives.

Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Texarkana Funeral Home with the Rev. James Lann officiating.
Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorials
may be made to American Alzheimer's Alliance, Texarkana Area, P.O. Box 7812, Texarkana, Texas, 75505-

7812. Relatives will be at the family home in Hooks.

RICKY SAVELL, JR

Richard Lee "Ricky" Savell, Jr., 15,of Redwater, Texas, died Tuesday, February 15,2000, in Redwater, from injuries received in an auto accident. Richard was born February 28,1984, in Houston, Texas. He attended Red Springs Baptist Church and was a sophomore at Redwater High School, a member of Future Farmers of America and the recipient of the Agriculture Computer Science Scholarship Award. Survivors include his parents, Ricky and Katy Savell of Redwater; one sister, Amanda Savell of Redwater; two brothers, Cody Savell and Andy Savell of Redwater; his grandparents, Celeste Mileski of Waller, Texas, Cobie Savell of Buffalo, Texas, and Linda Moore of Livingston, Texas; his great-grandparents, Mary Savell of Navasota, Texas, and Laberta Purvis of Waller; and Ruby Jones of Dodge, Texas; and a number of other relatives. Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church, Redwater, with the Rev. James Fore officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home. The family will be at their home in Redwater.

JAMES M. SCOTT

James Marvin Scott, 55,of Redwater, Texas, died Wednesday at his home of natural causes.
Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church, Redwater, with the Rev. Sam Tullock
officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of East Funeral Home.

Mr. Scott was born March 18,1929, at Easterly, Texas. He was a member of Redwater
First Baptist Church, the V.F.W. and was retired from the U.S. Army having served during
the Korean and Vietnam Wars. Survivors include his wife, Wanda W. Scott of Redwater;

his mother, Effie M. Harrell of Mexia, Texas; one brother, Albert R. Scott of Aberdeen, Md.;
and five sisters, Mary Alice Mullican of Dallas, Lynn Latham and Joyce McMurray of Charleston,
S.C.; Nelda Jean Johnson of Memphis, Tenn., and Vada Joann Knight.

ROBERT SHAFER

Robert Lee Shafer, 68,of Redwater, Texas, died Wednesday, November 4,1992, in a local hospital.
Mr. Shafer was born November 7,1923, in Ashdown, Ark. He was retired from Red River Army
Depot, a member of Redwater Church of Christ, and a veteran of World War II. Survivors include
his wife, Mell Shafer of Redwater; three daughters, Bobby Kidd and Terry Domanski of Texarkana
and Vicky Theodos of Bossier City, La.; two sisters, Lucy Brown of Ashdown and Jo Ann Sharp
of Texarkana; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services were held Saturday,
November 7,1992, at Redwater Church of Christ with Lynn Blair officiating. Burial was in Redwater

Cemetery, under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home.

GASTON SHARP

New Boston, Texas-- Gaston Frank Sharp, 84,of Maud, Texas, died Tuesday, March 23,2004, in a local care center. Mr. Sharp was born September 13,1919, in Hopkins County, Texas. He was retired from Red River Army Depot, a member of Redwater Methodist Church and a decorated Army veteran. Survivors include his wife, Georgia Fay Smith Sharp of Maud; one son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Debbie Sharp of Texarkana; one stepson and stepdaughter-in-law, Melburn and Jannette Smith of New Boston; one stepdaughter, Glenda Gore of Dallas; one brother, Bob Sharp of Texarkana; two sisters, Virginia Lauer of Hooks, Texas and Ruby Banister of Searcy, Ark.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Bates-Rolf Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tim Brown and Norman Hooten officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, Redwater, Texas.

JOAN SHARP

Joan Sharp 70,of Texarkana,Ark died Thursday May 17,2001 at her home. Mrs. Sharp was born May 21,1930 in Little River County,Ark. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. Survivors include her husband, Bob Sharp of Texarkana; one daughter, Jackie Bain of Texarkana; one grandson, Cody Bain of Texarkana; and a number of nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Saturday in Redwater Cemetery with the Rev. Cranford Graves officiating under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home. The family will be at 502 Mimosa,Texarkana,Ark.

ANNA BELLE SHELTON

Anna Belle Shelton, 85,of Texarkana, died Friday, December 31,1999, at a local hospital.

Mrs. Shelton was born December 30,1914, in Redwater, Texas. She was a homemaker
and a Methodist. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert "Bob" Shelton.
Survivors include one sister-in-law, Frances Fagan; one grandson and granddaughter-

in-law, Barry and Margie Dunn; two great-grandchildren; and nine nieces and nephews.

Services will be noon Monday at East Funeral Home Memorial Chapel with the Rev. John Tyler
officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery.

MRS. ANNIE SHIPLEY

Mrs. Annie Lee Shipley, 64,of 316 Robison Place, Texarkana, died Monday at 1 p.m. in a local hospital. Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at East Memorial Chapel with the Rev. John E. Rushan officiating. Burial will be in the Redwater Cemetery, Redwater, Texas. Mrs. Shipley was a lifetime resident of Texarkana, an employee of Day & Zimmermann and a member of the Texarkana Baptist Temple. Survivors include a brother, Ollie Williams of Texarkana; six sisters, Mrs. Ada Pipes of Redwater, Tex., Mrs. Barbara M. Cox of Texarkana, Mrs. Lena Williams of Clear Lakehighlands, Calif., Mrs. Lela D. Rains of Houston, Tex., Mrs. Lorene Copeland of Willis, Tex., and Mrs. Naomia Barrett of Houston and several nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be Ralph Jackson, William Green, Pat McGee, Joe Stinson, Bill Spencer and Wilmer Pipes.

REBA SIZER

Reba O. Sizer, 89,of Redwater, Texas, died Saturday, August 12,2000, in a local hospital.
Mrs. Sizer was born September 2,1910, in Baird, Texas. She was a homemaker and a
member of Redwater Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband,
Carl A. Sizer; one son, Stephen M. Sizer and one daughter, Janice K. Abohosh. Survivors
include two sisters, Athalie White of Pasadena, Texas and Lillian Harmening of Houston,
Texas; and a number of nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be 4 p.m. Tuesday in
Redwater Cemetery with the Rev. Willard Land officiating, under direction of Texarkana Funeral
Home. The family will be at the Willard and Danielle Land residence on Fagan Lane, Redwater.

JUSTIN CRAIG "JS" SLIDER

New Boston, Texas-- Justin Slider, age 19, of Redwater, Texas, died Saturday, March 11,2006, in Lumberton, Texas. Justin Slider was born October 18,1986, in Texarkana, Texas. He had been working in Brick Laying and moved to Lumberton to work in Carpentry work. Justin was a hard worker and had a big heart and loved his dogs, Precious and Soldier. Justin is survived by his father and stepmother, Clint and Misty Slider of Hughes Springs, Texas; his mother, Patricia Slider of Hooks, Texas; two sisters, Atchley Slider, stationed at Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona and Monica Slider of Hooks, Texas; one stepbrother, Alex Powell of Ft. Hood, Texas, Justin's fiancee', Chasity Stone of Redwater, Texas; his grandparents, J.R. and Jean Slider of Simms, Texas, and Lula Kemp of Redwater, Texas. Justin was loved by many family and friends and will be missed by the close bond he had with us. We love you Bubba. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday in the Bates-Rolf Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mickey Rorex officiating. Burial will be in the Redwater Cemetery, under direction of Bates-

Rolf Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Online registration is at www.batesrolffuneralhome.com.

ABBY SMITH

Abby Ruth Smith, 70,of Redwater, Texas, died Wednesday, March 3,2004, at her home.

Mrs. Smith was born December 14,1933, in DeKalb, Texas. She was a homemaker,
former secretary of Redwater First Baptist Church, former employee of Guaranty Bond
State Bank and a member of Oakridge Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors include her

husband, Elbert R. Smith of Redwater; one son, Jim Smith of Redwater; four daughter and
two sons-in-law, Linda and Jack Kelley, Sandra Smith, and Rhonda and Ronnie Lynch of
Redwater; and Debra Kambridge of Monroe, La.; one brother, Ben Patty of Wake Village,
Texas; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services will be 11 a.m.

Monday at Oakridge Missionary Baptist Church with the Revs. Jason Dudley and Steve
Rice officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of Chapelwood

Funeral Home. Visitation will be 7-8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home. The family will
be at their home, 115 Jones St., Redwater.

ELBERT SMITH

Elbert Richard Smith, 81,of Redwater, Texas, died Tuesday, May 4,2004, in a local hospital.
Mr. Smith was born April 7,1923, in DeKalb, Texas. He was retired from Lone Star Army
Ammunition Plant, a member of Oakridge Missionary Baptist Church, Maud, Texas. He was
preceded in death by his wife, Abby Ruth Smith. Survivors include one son, Jim Smith of

Texarkana; four daughters, Linda Kelley, Sandra Smith and Rhonda Lynch of Redwater; and
Debra Kambridge of Monroe, La.; one brother, Wayne Smith of Longview, Texas; two sisters,
Iva Chaney of Redwater and Letha Miles of Nash, Texas; seven grandchildren; six great-
grandchildren; and a number of other relatives. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Thursday

in Redwater Cemetery with the Rev. Jason Dudley officiating, under direction of Chapelwood
Funeral Home. Visitation will be 7-8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home. The family will be at
115 Jones St., Redwater.

LUNNIE SMITH

Lunnie V. Smith, 90,of Redwater, Texas, died Friday, April 9,2004, in a local hospital.
Mr. Smith was born January 20,1914, in Cass County, Texas. He was retired from

Lone Star Steel and a member of First Baptist Church, Redwater. Survivors include
his wife, Rubye Lee Smith of Redwater; one son and daughter-in-law, Jerry M. and
Jody Smith of Redwater; one daughter, Judy Ann Frame of Texarkana; two sisters,
Letha Miles of Nash, Texas and Iva Chaney of Redwater; two brothers, Elbert Smith
of Redwater and Wayne Smith of Longview, Texas; three grandchildren; five great-

grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews. Services will be 1 p.m.

Monday at Chapelwood Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Steve Rice officiating.
Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-5:30 p.m. today at the funeral
home.

STELLA SMITH

Stella Laura Smith, 90,of Minton Community, Maud, Texas, died Wednesday, September 8,1993, in a local hospital. Services were 4:30 p.m. Friday at Oakridge Baptist Church, Maud, with the Rev. Ronnie Pipes officiating. Burial was in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Oakridge Missionary Baptist Church. Mrs. Smith was born May 10,1903, at Cookville, Texas. She was a homemaker and a member of Oakridge Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Smith, who died in 1960. Survivors include three sons, Wayne Smith of Longview, Texas, Elbert Smith of Redwater and Lunnie Smith of Maud; three daughters, Iva Chaney of Redwater, Letha Miles of Nash, Texas and Alma Reeves of Dallas; one brother, Israel Walker of Dallas; one sister, Bonnie Thornhill of Maud; 15 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren;

13 great-great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

WILLIAM MORGAN SMITH

William Morgan Smith, 83,of Maud, Texas, died at 2:45 p.m. Wednesday in a local hospital following a short illness. He was born April 1,1877, in Georgia and had lived in Maud the past 25 years, moving from New Boston, Texas. He was a retired cattleman and farmer and a member of the Baptist Church. Mr. Smith is survived by his wife, Stella; three sons, Lunnie and Wayne Smith, both of Maud and Elbert Smith of McKinney, Texas; four daughters, Mrs. Metta Smith of Avery, Texas, Mrs. Alma Reeves of Dallas, Mrs. Iva Smith of Texarkana and Mrs. Letha Miles of Minden, La.; one brother, Bruce Smith of Naples, Texas; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.

REBECCA SPENCE

Rebecca Jane Spence, 30,of Texarkana, Texas, died Sunday, July 12,1992, in a local hospital after a sudden illness. Mrs. Spence was born February 15,1962, in Texarkana. She was a medical transcriptionist for Collom and Carney Clinic, member of Walnut Street Church of Christ, where she was active with the youth, member of the Garden Club, and a 4-H leader and a Girl Scout leader. Survivors include her husband, Patrick Spence of Texarkana; one son, Samuel Patrick Spence of Texarkana; her parents, William and Dorothy Ashlin of Redwater, Texas; three brothers, Larry Ashlin and Randy Ashlin of Redwater and Bobby Ashlin of Little Rock, Ark.; and six nieces and nephews. Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Walnut Street Church of Christ with George Tipps officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home. Visitation will be 7-8:30 p.m. today at the

funeral home.

G.R. SPENCER

G.R. "Gas" Spencer, 89,of Redwater, Texas, died Tuesday, in a Texarkana nursing home.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church, Redwater, with the Revs. Joe
Syrgley and W.L. McQueen officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction
of Texarkana Funeral Home. The family will be at the Jeannette Creed residence in Redwater.
Mr. Spencer was born January 28,1880, in Oxford, Miss., to the late J.O. and Emmonds Roebuck
Spencer. He was a native of Redwater, moved to Waco in 1940, and moved back about a year

ago. He was retired from Cotton Belt Railroad after 35 years of service and was a former constable
at Redwater and was a former trustee of Redwater Schools. He was a member of First Baptist Church,
Redwater. Survivors include his wife, Edna Spencer of Redwater; two daughters, Jeannette Creed of
Redwater and Marvis Lee Vickery of Corpus Christi, Texas; three sons, J.O. "Mike" Spencer and G.R. "Bill"
Spencer of Corpus Christi; and Glenn W. Spencer of Houston, Texas; one sister, Nadine Johnson of Redwater; one brother, Emil Spencer of Tyler, Texas; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

GLORIA W. SPENCER

Gloria Wanda Spencer, 61,of Redwater, Texas, died Sunday, July 1,1990, in a Texarkana hospital.
Mrs. Spencer was born July 22,1928, at Redwater. She was a retired employee of Red River Army
Depot and a member of Redwater United Methodist Church. Survivors include her husband, Walter E.

Spencer of Redwater; one daughter, Emily Lesher of Texarkana; two sisters, Ruth Goodson of Redwater
and Bennie Cooley of Maud, Texas; and three grandchildren. Services will be 1 p.m. today at Texarkana
Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Vickers officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery.
Those wishing to memorialize Mrs. Spencer may make contributions to the American Cancer Society,

P.O. Box 177, Texarkana, Texas, 75504, or M.D. Anderson Cacner Institute, Houston, Texas. The family
will be at the Mark Lesher residence on Shilling Road, Texarkana, Texas.

 

GUY SPENCER

Guy Spencer, 63,of Redwater, Texas, died Sunday at his home. Services will be 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church, Redwater,  with the Rev. Homer Wright officiating. Burial will be in Redwater  Cemetery, under direction of East Funreal Home. Mr. Spencer was  a mechanic, a member of First Baptist Church, Redwater and a resident  of Redwater for the past 60 years. Survivors include his wife; four  sons, J.D. Spencer of Beaumont, Texas, D.R. Spencer, W.E. Spencer,  and C.L. Spencer all of Redwater; three daughters, Mrs. Ross Black,  Miss Evelyn Spencer and Miss Wanda W. Spencer of Redwater; two  brothers, G.R. Spencer of Waco, Texas and Emil Spencer of Tyler, Texas; and two sisters, Mrs. S.E. Lynch and Mrs. W.M. Johnson of Redwater.

 

MARY E. SPENCER

Mary Edna Spencer, 101,of Texarkana, Texas, died Wednesday, in a local nursing home after a long illness. Services will be 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church, Redwater, Texas, with the Revs. Dee Johnson and Ben Worley officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home. Mrs. Spencer was born June 21,1881, at Oxford, Miss., and had lived in Bowie County, Texas, most of her life. She was a charter member of First Baptist Church, Redwater and the widow of Gaskell R. Spencer, who died December 30,1969. Survivors include three sons, J.O. "Mike" Spencer and Gaston R. Spencer, both of Corpus Christi, Texas; and Glenn W. Spencer of Houston, Texas; two daughters, Jeannette M. Creed and Marvis Lee, both of Texarkana; one sister,Mabel Robertson of Houston; six grandchildren; and three great- grandchildren. The family will be at the home of Jeannette M. Creed, off Highway 67 West.

AUDREY SPENCER

Audrey Spencer, 87,of Redwater, Texas, died Tuesday of natural causes.

Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church, Redwater, with
the Revs. Blaine Markham and Vic Simpson officiating. Burial will be in

Redwater Cemetery, under direction of East Funeral Home. Mrs. Spencer
was born December 17,1900, at Bessemer, Ala. She was a member of
First Baptist Church. Survivors include three sons, Darwin Spencer of
Zavalla, Texas, and Walter Spencer and Carol Spencer, both of Redwater;

three daughters, Marjorie Black, Evelyn McDonald and Wanda Scott all of

Redwater; one brother, Elmer Hamm of Texarkana, Texas; one sister, Everlue
Green of Redwater; 13 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. The family
will be at the home of Mac and Evelyn McDonald.

WALTER E. SPENCER

Walter E. Spencer, 65,of Redwater, Texas, died Monday, September 13,1993, in a local hospital.
Mr. Spencer was born January 10,1928, at Redwater. He was retired from Red River Army
Depot and a member of First United Methodist Church, Redwater and Maud Masonic Lodge # 859.
He was preceaded in death by his wife, Gloria Wanda Spencer, who died July 1,1990. Survivors
include one daughter, Emily Lesher of Texarkana, Texas; two brothers, Darwin Spencer of Lufkin,

Texas and Carrol L. Spencer of Redwater; three sisters, Marjorie Black, Evelyn McDonald and
Wanda Scott all of Redwater; and a number nieces and nephews. Masonic graveside services
will be 2 p.m. today in Redwater Cemetery with the Rev. Ronnie Pipes officiating., under direction
of Texarkana Funeral Home. The family will be at the Emily Lesher residence on Shillings Lane,

Texarkana.

DAVID R. STRICKLAND

David Ray Strickland, 26,of Redwater, Texas, died Monday in a Houston hospital after a lengthy illness.
Services will be 4 p.m. today at Texarkana Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Jimmy Woodard and Ron
Haaland officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery. Mr. Strickland was born May 3,1958, in Texarkana, Texas. He was an employee of Life Style Homes and a member of Moss Springs Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Betty Cummings Strickland of Redwater; one son, Joshua Strickland of Redwater; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Strickland Jr. of Texarkana; and three sisters, Rhoda Gaye Strickland and Connie Jo Cockrum of Texarkana; and Judy Carol McCloskey of Redwater. The family will be at the J.B. Strickland Jr., residence on Farm to Market Road No. 991.

ERMA STRICKLAND

Erma Lee Strickland, 72,of Redwater, Texas, died Friday, October 29,1999, at her home.
Mrs. Strickland was born April 18,1927, in Ackerly, Texas. She was a homemaker and a
member of Redwater United Methodist Church, Maud Chapter of Order of the Eastern Star
and a life member of Texarkana Women's Bowling League Association. She was preceaded
in death by one son, David Ray Strickland. Survivors include her husband, J.B. Strickland of
Redwater; three daughters, Rhoda Gaye Brooke of Texarkana; Judy McCloskey of Redwater
and Connie Loper of Hooks, Texas; five sisters, Essie Jeffcoat, Tess Gilliland, Marie Austin, Nell
Weathersby, and Iris Chetty of Lubbock, Texas; five grandchildren; and a number of nieces and
nephews. Services will be 3 p.m. today at Texarkana Funeral Home Fuqua-Everett Memorial
Chapel with Jon Binkley officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery. The family will be at
their home on Farm to Market Road 991, Redwater. Memorials may be made to Wadley Regional
Hospice, 4508 Texas Blvd., Texarkana, Texas, 75503.

J.B. STRICKLAND


J.B. Strickland, 77,of Redwater, Texas, died Monday, March 25,2002, in a local hospital.Mr. Strickland was born February 2,1925, in Redwater, and had been a lifetime resident. He was retired from the United States Army and the Army Reserves, having served in World War II and was retired from Red River Army Depot. He was a member of Redwater United Methodist Church, Red River Army Depot Rod and Gun Club, was a Mason for almost 50 years, was a Past Master and was a member of Maud Masonic Lodge # 859. He was preceaded in death by his wife, Erma Jeffcoat Strickland, who died in 1999 and one son, David Ray Strickland, who died in 1984. Survivors include three daughters, Rhoda Brooke of Texarkana, Ark., Connie Jo Loper of Hooks, Texas, and Judy McCloskey of Redwater; one sister, Frances Clary of Texarkana,  Texas; five grandchildren, Jamie and Kristy McCloskey of Redwater, Neely Cockrum Power of Hooks;  Joshua Strickland of Horatio, Ark.; and Bobby Brooke of Norfolk, Va.; one great-grandson, Brett Alan  Power of Hooks; a daughter-in-law, Betty Floyd of Redwater; and one nephew, Dale Clary of Whitney,  Texas. Services will be 4 p.m. Wednesday at Chapelwood Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Steve Rice officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery with Masonic Rites. The family will be at Mr. Strickland's  home on FM 991, Redwater.

JOSHUA STRICKLAND

Joshua David Strickland, 23,of Redwater, Texas, died Tuesday, November 16,2004, in a local hospital.
Joshua was born January 3,1981, in Texarkana, Texas. He had been a lifetime resident of Redwater.
He had been living the past three years in Horatio, Arkansas. He was a former youth and music minister
at First Baptist Church, Horatio. He was a graduate of Redwater High School and attended East Texas
State University. He was preceded in death by his daddy, David Ray Strickland; his paternal grandparents, J.B. and Erma Strickland and his maternal grandparents, Audie and Lillian Cummings. Survivors include his dad and mom, Neil and Betty Floyd of Redwater, TX.; a very special friend, LaBrada Liggin of Horatio, AR.; and several aunts and uncles, Charles and Mary Smallwood of New Boston, TX, Charles and Brenda Mitchell of New Boston, TX, Stephen Cummings of Texarkana, AR, Rita Cummings of Redwater,TX, Karlton and Rhoda Gaye Brooke of Texarkana, AR., Judy and Billy McCloskey of Redwater, TX, Connie Loper of Hooks, TX; and a great number of cousins and a host of friends. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church, Redwater, Texas, with the Revs. Steve Rice, Tim Reed, Tim Sullivan, and Coy Arnold officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of Chapelwood Funeral Home. Those wishing to memorialize Joshua may make contributions to Red River Federal Credit Union, P.O. Box 5909, Texarkana, Texas, 75505, account # 613390. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 7:00-9:00 p.m. The family will be at the home of Neil and Betty Floyd, 8710 Pierce Road, Texarkana, Texas, 75501.

LANELL SWEDEN

LaNell Sweden, 72,of Texarkana, Texas, died Saturday, February 4,1995, in a local hospital.
Mrs. Sweden was born February 13,1922, in Arkansas. She was a homemaker, member of
New Boston Church of Christ, and preceded in death by her husband, Wesley Sweden, who
died March 14,1975. Survivors include two daughters and one son-in-law, Paulette Taylor
of New Boston, Texas and Rita and Tommy Strickland of Redwater, Texas; four grandchildren,

Tina Cauley, Anita Strickland, Andrea Neal, and Doug Taylor; and four great-grandchildren.
Services will be 3 p.m. Monday at New Boston Church of Christ with Norman Hooten officiating.
Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home.

JEAN TAYLOR

 

Ema Jean Taylor, 85,of Commerce, Texas, died Sunday, July 22,2001, in a Commerce hospital.
Mrs. Taylor was born June 10,1916, in Naples, Texas. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Murray Taylor of Commerce; two brothers, Kenneth Kingston of New Boston,
Texas and Bobby Nichols of Eugene, Ore.; two sisters, Janice Graham of Mount Pleasant, Texas,
and Ruth Allen of Malta, Texas; one sister-in-law, Peggy Hogan of Commerce; one niece, Carla
Clinton of Commerce and a number of other nieces and nephews. Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Terry Bradshaw officiating. Burial will be 2:30 p.m. in Redwater Cemetery, Redwater, Texas.

MYRL TAYLOR

Myrl Lee Taylor 91,of Texarkana,Texas died Wednesday December 19,2001 in a local hospital. Mrs. Taylor was born March 31,1910 in Redwater,Texas. She was a retired schoolteacher and a member of Salvation Army Church. She was preceaded in death by her husband, Gorden L. Taylor. Survivors include two daughters, Margaret Turner of Redwater; and Jerilyn Morones of Texarkana; and four grandchildren. Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Redwater United Methodist Church with the Rev. Russell WIlkins officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home. The family will be at the home of Margaret Turner in Redwater.

 

S.M. TAYLOR

Sidney Murray Taylor, 85,of Commerce, Texas, died Saturday, April 12,2003, in a Dallas hospital. Mr. Taylor was born April 28,1917, in Oakdale, La. He worked for Cotton Belt Railroad, was a licensed barber, 32nd degree Mason and a member of First Presbyterian Church, Commerce.He was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Taylor, who died July 22,2001. Survivors includetwo sisters and one brother-in-law, Peggy Hogan of Commerce and Jenny and Bryan Moore ofDallas; one special niece, Carla Clinton of Commerce; two sisters-in-law, Ruthie Allen of Malta, Texas and Bobbie Nichols of Eugene, Ore.; one brother-in-law, Kenneth Kingston of New Boston, Texas;and 16 nieces and nephews. Services will be 10 a.m. today at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home Chapel. Graveside services will be 2:30 p.m. today in Redwater Cemetery, Redwater, Texas.

 

VICKY THEODOS

Vicky Lee Stinson Theodos, 52,of Bossier City, La., died Thursday, February 12,2004, in a Bossier City hospital. Mrs. Theodos was born June 15,1951, in Texarkana, Texas. She was employed with the Louisiana Department of Justice and a member of Redwater Church of Christ, the Humane Society of the United States and Texarkana Chapter 1731 Women of the Moose. Survivors include her husband, Greg Theodos of Bossier City; one daughter and son-in-law, Cassi and Mark Holland of Texarkana; one son, Clint Stinson of Texarkana; her mother, Melva Shafer of Redwater, Texas; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Bobby and Jimmy Kidd and Terry and Jim Domanski of Redwater; one granddaughter, Ashton Holland of Texarkana; and a number of other relatives. Services will be 3 p.m. Monday at Chapelwood Funeral Home Chapel with Dale Stinson officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery. Visitation will be 3-5 p.m. today at the funeral home. The family will be at the Jim and Terri Domanski residence, CR 1216, Redwater.

BONNIE THORNHILL

Bonnie Lee Thornhill, 88,of Redwater, Texas, died Saturday, May 17,2003, at a local hospital. Mrs. Thornhill was born September 15,1914, in Cookville, Texas. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church, Redwater. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Thornhill, who died in 1988 and one son, Richard Thornhill, who died in 2001. Survivors include three daughters and two sons-in-law, Paulette and Bill Walker of Redwater, Wilma McElroy of Texarkana and Linda and Ricky Willett of Red Lick, Texas; one daughter-in-law, Sylvia Thornhill of Redwater; one brother, Israel Walker of Irving, Texas; three grandchildren, Brett Thornhill of  Fouke, Ark., and Scott Thornhill and Laurie Harvey of Texarkana; and four great-grandchildren. Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church, Redwater, with the Rev. Steve Rice  officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of Chapelwood Funeral Home. The family will be at their home, Hwy 2149, off Hwy 67 W., Redwater.

RICHARD THORNHILL

John Richard Thornhill, 66,of Maud, Texas, died Monday, October 22,2001, at his home.Mr. Thornhill was born November 12,1934, in Humnoke, Ark. He was retired from the U.S. Air Force after 22 years and a member of First Baptist Church, Redwater, Texas. Survivors include his wife, Sylvia Thornhill of Maud; two sons and daughters-in-law, Brett and Joanna Thornhill of Alamogordon, N.M.; and Scott and Renee Thornhill of Livingston, TN.; his mother, Bonnie Thornhill of Maud; three sisters, Paulette Walker of Maud, Wilma McElroy of Texarkana, Texas and Linda Willett of Red Lick, Texas; three grandchildren, Addie Beth, Cadie, and Gracie Thornhill of Alamogordon; and a number of nieces and nephews. Services will be 4 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church, Redwater, with the Rev. Steve Rice officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of Chapelwood Funeral Home. The family will be at their home, CR 1107, Maud, Texas.

JUANITA TUNSTALL

Juanita Tunstall 76,of Ashdown, Ark died Monday January 22,2001 in a Texarkana hospital.
Ms. Tunstall was born March 5,1924 in Hooks, Texas. She was a retired caregiver, a Baptist,
and a member of the Eastern Star. Survivors include one daughter, Bobbie Ripley of De Queen,
Ark; her stepmother, Lena Steel of Texarkana; one sister, Golda Wells of Maud, Texas; two grandchildren, Lance Koiner and Cindy Capps; and two great-grandchildren, Corey Capps and Ashley Capps. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. today in Redwater Cemetery with the Rev. Shad McDonald officiating, under direction of East Funeral Home. The family will be at the home of Cindy Capps in Redwater

 

MARGIE WALKER

Margaret T. Walker, 81,of Redwater, Texas, died Sunday, August 21,2005, in a local hospital. Mrs. Walker was born December 12,1923, in Redwater. She was a homemaker and a member of Redwater United Methodist Church. Survivors include her husband, Kenneth R. Walker of Redwater; two daughters and one son-in-law, Sherry and Bill Brittenham of Wake Village, Texas; and Mickey West of Texarkana, Texas; one son and daughter-in-law, Keith and Marsha Walker of Fairfax, Va.; one sister, Laverne Connor of Daingerfield, Texas; eight grandchildren; nine grandchildren; and a number of other relatives. Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at  Redwater United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ken Golden officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of Chapelwood Funeral Home. Visitation will be 6-7:30 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Redwater Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 393, Redwater, Texas, 75573. Relatives will be at the family home in Redwater.

WALTER WARDEN

Walter Raymond Warden, 73,of Maud, Texas, died Wednesday, November 10,1999, in a local hospital.
Mr. Warden was born October 1,1926, in Petoseo, Mo. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II
and twice was awarded the Purple Heart. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Warden of Hemet, Calif.;

one daughter, Jeannie Mosby of Hemet; two sisters-in-law, Jenelee Smith and Dorothy Smith of Redwater,

Texas; four grandchildren, Elizabeth Mitchell of Texarkana, Joann Stone and Scott Reid of Hemet and Duan Reid of Dallas;a nd three brothers-in-law. Graveside services will be 4 p.m. Monday in Redwater Cemetery, with the Rev. William V. Garner officiating, under direction of East Funeral

MARY E. WATERS

Mary Ellen Waters, 77,of Redwater, Texas, died Friday, in a Texarkana, Texas, hospital after
a sudden illness. Services will be 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church, Redwater,with the Revs. Ben Worley and Joe Cervini officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home. Mrs. Waters was born October 21,1904, at Queen City, Texas, and had lived at Redwater for the past 21 years. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Redwater. Survivors include her husband, J.D. Waters of Texarkana; one daughter, June Campbell of Texarkana; two sisters, Ila Savage and Essie Howell of Queen City; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. The family will be at 302 Glenway, Nash, Texas.

JEWEL WESTERMAN

Jewel Vivian Westerman, 92,of Oklahoma City, Okla, died Friday, January 24,2003, in Oklahoma City. Mrs. Westerman was born May 5,1910, in Redwater, Texas. Survivors include two sons and one daughter-in-law, Richard of Waco, Texas, and Newton Kay and Judy of Redwater; two daughters and sons-in-law, Vivian and Arthur Kackley of Waco; and Maggie and Mike Snook of Oklahoma City; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be noon today in Redwater Cemetery, Redwater, under direction of Smith and Kernkle Funeral Directors.

 

MARY WHEELER

Mary Elizabeth Wheeler, 84,of Maud, Texas, died Thursday, September 8,1994, in a local hospital.
Mrs. Wheeler was born June 24,1910, in Water Valley, Miss. She was retired from Red River Army Depot, a member of First Baptist Church, Redwater and had lived the past 22 years in the Maud and Redwater, Texas areas. She was preceaded in death by her husband, Elmer J. Wheeler. Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, James Earl and Allene Jaggers of Maud; one daughter and son-in-law, Dorothy and Doug Hubbard of Castro Valley, Calif; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church, Redwater with the Rev. Cranford Graves and Jon Binkley officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home. The family will be at the home of James and Allene Jaggers on Rock Creek Road in Maud.

JAMMIE WHITE

Jammie Madison White, 58,of Redwater, Texas, died Saturday, July 10,1976, in a local hospital. Services will be 4 p.m. Monday at East Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Doyle Ryan officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery. Mr. White was born May 12,1918. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Redwater. Survivors include his wife, Katie R. White of Redwater; one stepson,Charles Fischer of Redwater; one stepdaughter, Marilyn Weeks of Pensacola, Fla.; and four grandchildren.

KATIE R. WHITE

Katie Rebecca White, 82,of Redwater, Texas, died Tuesday in a New Boston, Texas, hospital.
Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at East Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Redwater
Cemetery. Mrs. White was born January 23,1902, in Redwater. She was a homemaker and
a member of First Baptist Church, Redwater. Survivors include one son, Charles Fischer of
Redwater; one daughter, Marilyn Weeks of Pensacola, Fla.; one sister, Bessy Buetner of Texarkana, Ark.; one brother, Julie Mills of California; and four grandchildren.

PHILLIP R. WHITE

Phillip R. White, 39,of Redwater, Texas, died Saturday, May 2,1992, in a Houston, Texas, hospital. Mr. White was born June 9,1952, in Texarkana. He was an electronics division leader at Red River Army Depot, fire chief for Redwater Volunteer Fire Department, E.M.S. volunteer for Redwater and a member of First Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Linda White of Redwater; two daughters, Courtney White and Patty Smith of Redwater; his mother, Millie White of Maud, Texas; and one sister, Linda White of Houston. Services will be 4 p.m. today at First Baptist Church, Redwater, with the Rev. Vic Simpson officiating. Burial will be in Redwater Cemetery, under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home. The family will be at the home of Millie White, Route 1, Maud, Texas. Memorials may be made to Texas Children's Hospital, Holcombe Blvd., Houston, Texas, 77030.