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News Items from the Palestine Herald-Press

August 2005

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8/30/05

Obituary of Doyle Eugene Heston of Palestine who was born June 29, 1935  near Fairfield, Iowa and died July 29, 2005 in Davenport, Iowa.

8/29/05

Death Notice of Billy Wayne Evans of Palestine. Arrangements under the direction of Hilliard Funeral Home in Van.

8/28/05

Picture of five generations of the Taylor family. Ruth Taylor, Lillian Lanier, Deborah Pate, Bridget Eddington and Bailey Eddington.

8/28/05

Obituary of Glen H. Woolverton of Neches who was born May 3, 1933 in Anderson County and died August 24, 2005 at Palestine. Arrangements under direction of Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home.

8/27/05

Obituary of Inez Chamber Dupont of Palestine who was born July 18, 1912 in Anderson County and died August 25, 2005 in Temple. Burial will be in Chambers Cemetery under direction of Bailey & Foster, Palestine.

8/27/05

Obituary of Dorothy Louise Thomas Naismith of Palestine who was born Oct. 7, 1921 in Elkhart and died August 25, 2005 at Cartmell Home in Palestine. Burial will be in the Sardis Cemetery in Sardis, Texas (near Rusk) under directions of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.

8/27/05

Death Notice of Don A. Kersh of Conroe. Burial will be in Holly Springs Cemetery in Montalba with visitation at Cashner Funeral Home on Sunday.

8/26/05

Brushy Creek Arbor Homecoming set Sept. 4 starting at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Larry Krohn as this year's guest speaker. Ruth Morrow King is the association's president. A workday would be held Sept. 2-3 beginning at 8 a.m.

8/26/05

Obituary of Parelee "Nannie" Mitchell of Carroll Springs who was born Oct. 12, 1914 in Anderson County and died August 24, 2005 in Athens. Burial will be in Carroll Springs Cemetery under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home in Athens.

8/26/05

Obituary of Donna Leonard of Tennessee Colony who was born June 18, 1936 in Lansing, Iowa and died August 24, 2005 at Palestine Regional Medical Center. Burial will be in Tennessee Colony Cemetery under direction of Bailey & Foster, Palestine.

8/26/05

Obituary of Raelyn Waith of Palestine who was born Jan. 5, 1961 in Grand Forks, ND and died August 22, 2005.

8/26/05

Obituary of Charles Ray (Charlie) Calloway of Hide-A-Way Lake. He was born Sept. 12, 1951 in Henderson and died August 24, 2005 at Palestine Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are under the direction of Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home, Palestine.

8/26/05

Death Notice of Inez Dupont of Palestine who died August 25, 2005 at Weston Inn Nursing Home in Temple. Arrangements are pending with Bailey & Foster, Palestine.

8/26/05

Death Notice of Dorothy Naismith of Palestine who died August 25, 2005 at the Cartmell Home for Aged in Palestine. Arrangement are pending with Bailey & Foster, Palestine.

8/25/05

Death Notice of Donna Leonard of Tennessee Colony who died August 24, 2005 at Palestine Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending with Bailey & Foster, Palestine.

8/25/05

Death Notice of Rev. Sally Smith who died August 23, 2005 in Dallas. Burial will be Magnolia Cemetery in Tucker under the direction of Emanuel Funeral Home of Palestine.

8/25/05

Death Notice of Leonard Dewey "Dub" Pettey who died August 21, 2005. Burial will be at Jewett City Cemetery under the direction of Rick-Bowers Funeral Home in Jewett.

8/25/05

Death Notice of Wadell Bobby Johnson of Grapeland formerly of Houston. Burial will be at Mount Zion Cemetery in Crockett under the direction of Emanuel Funeral Home of Crockett.

8/25/05 and 8/26/05

Death Notice of Gladys McLeod of Grapeland who died August 24, 2005 in Tyler. Burial will be in the Augusta Cemetery under direction of Bailey & Foster, Grapeland.

8/24/05

Death Notice of Glen Woolverton who died August 24, 2005 at Palestine Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending with Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home.

8/24/05

Death Notice of Charles Calloway of Palestine who died August 24, 2005 at Palestine Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending with Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home.

8/23/05 and 8/24/05

Obituary of Darrell Ray (Poke) Parker of Elkhart who was born March 15, 1959 in Palestine and who died August 21, 2005 in Huntsville. Burial will be in Pilgrim Cemetery under the direction of Bailey & Foster, Palestine.

8/23/05 and 8/25/05

Death Notice of E. V. Robinson of Jewett who died at his residence. Arrangements are pending with Emanuel Funeral Home, Teague.

8/23/05

Death Notice of Curtis Creag of Crockett who died August 21, 2005 in Crockett. Arrangements are pending at Emanuel Funeral Home, Crockett.

8/23/05 and 8/25/05

Death Notice of Wadell Bobby "Dub" Johnson of Grapeland who died August 19, 2005 in Crockett. Arrangements are pending at Emanuel Funeral Home, Crockett.

8/23/05 and 8/25/05

Death Notice of Jesse Lee Gibson of Palestine. Burial will be at Pilgrim Cemetery in Elkhart under direction of Emanuel Funeral Home, Palestine.

8/22/05

Obituary of George Tipton Jr. of Frankston who was born Sept. 18, 1925 in Beaumont and who died August 21, 2005 at his home. Burial will be at Frankston Cemetery under direction of Thompson Funeral Home.

8/22/005

Death Notice of Darrell Ray Parker of Elkhart who died August 21, 2005 at his resident in Huntsville. Arrangements are pending at Bailey & Foster, Palestine.

8/22/05 and 8/25/04

Death Notice of Bill J. Gates of Palestine who died August 21, 2005 at Palestine. Arrangements are pending with Bailey & Foster, Palestine. Burial will be at Parker Cemetery.

8/21/05

Death Notice of Benjamin Franklin Hendon of Latexo who died August 19, 2005 in a Crockett hospital. Burial will be at Garden of Memories Cemetery under the direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.

8/20/05

Obituary of Frank Hall Wortham who died August 18, 2005 at his residence in Elkhart. Burial will be at Pilgrim Cemetery in Elkhart.

8/20/05

Obituary of Eva Lorene Starr Gibson of Slocum who was born Oct. 7, 1915 in the Mound City community and who died August 19, 2005 in a local hospital. Burial will be in Guiceland Cemetery under direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.

8/20/05

Death Notice of Leroy Washington Mathews of Bedias. Burial will be at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Elkhart under direction of Madisonville Funeral Home of Madisonville.

8/19/05

Obituary of Littleton N. Young who died August 17, 2005 in Tyler. Burial was at Middle Cemetery in Palestine under direction of McCoy Funeral Home.

8/19/05

Obituary of John F. "Jack" Sheehan. Burial was at Roselawn Cemetery under the direction of Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home.

8/19/05

Death Notice of Leonard Davis who died August 18, 2005 in Fairfield. Burial will be at Fairfield Cemetery under direction of Capps Memorial Chapel in Fairfield.

8/19/05

Death Notice of Frank Wortham who died August 18, 2005 at his residence in Elkhart. Arrangements are pending at Bailey & Foster, Palestine.

8/18/2005

Death Notice of Jesse Gibson who died August 16, 2005. Arrangements are pending with Emanuel Funeral Home in Palestine.

8/18/2005

Death Notice of Buddy Joe McInnis who died August 16, 2005 in Elkhart. Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral of Palestine.

8/17/2005

Obituary of Charlie Lee Hester, Sr., born Nov. 30, 1920 in Franklin, GA and died August 15, 2005 in Palestine. Burial will be at Still Water Memorial Gardens under direction of Autry Funeral Home of Jacksonville.

8/17/2005 & 8/18/2005

Death Notice of Patricia Robinson Johnson Asberry who died August 12, 2005 in Dallas. Burial will be in Carver Cemetery in Ferris. A viewing will be held at Emanuel Funeral Home in Palestine on August 18, 2005 and a wake will be held on August 19, 2005 at Singing Hill Funeral Home in Dallas.

8/17/2005

Death Notice of General George Brown who died August 14, 2005 in Tennessee Colony. Arrangement are pending with Emanuel Funeral Home of Palestine.

8/17/2005

Death Notice of Littleton Young who died August 17, 2005 in Tyler. Arrangements pending with McCoy Funeral Home of Palestine.

8/16/2005 & 8/17/2005

Obituary of Bennie Don Burch, born Jan. 22, 1953 in Houston and died August 13, 2005 in Elkhart. Burial will be in the Weches Cemetery under direction of O.T. Allen & Son Funeral Home of Alto.

8/16/2005

Obituary of Jack Baty, born Sept. 20, 1921 in Anderson County and died August 14, 2005 in Buffalo. Burial will be at Union Cemetery in Freestone County under direction of Buffalo Funeral Home.

8/16/2005

Death Notice of Richard Eugene Seat who died August 13, 2005 at Tyler. Arrangements pending with Gordon, Foster and Brown Funeral Home of Athens.

8/15/2005

Obituary of Lola Me Day, born Oct. 29, 1917 in Palestine. Burial service will be held at Rosewood Park under direction of Rader Funeral Home of Longview.

8/15/2005

Death Notice of Jack Lloyd Baty who died August 14, 2005 in Buffalo. Arrangements by Buffalo Funeral Home.

8/15/2005

Death Notice of Bennie Don Burch who died August 13, 2005 in Elkhart. Arrangements pending at O.T. Allen Funeral Home in Alto.

8/14/2005

Obituary of Charlie Soucek, born Sept. 8, 1929 at Wink, Texas and died August 12, 2005 at an Elkhart nursing home. Burial will be at Fields Chapel Cemetery under direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.

8/14/2005

Obituary of John F. "Jack" Sheehan, born May 17, 1921 in St. Louis, MO and died August 13, 2005 in Tyler, Texas. Burial will be at Roselawn Cemetery under direction of Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home.

8/14/2005

Obituary of Meta Ozell "Sally" Crutcher, born Feb. 20, 1928 in Anderson County, Texas and died August 13, 2005 at Cartmell Home for Aged. Burial will be at Cedar Creek Cemetery under direction of Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home.

8/13/2005

The Church of Glad Tidings will celebrate the church's 50th anniversary on Sunday with the Rev. Joseph P. Granberry as the guest speaker.

8/13/2005

Obituary of Herman Denson, born June 7, 1917 at Slocum and died August 11, 2005 in a local hospital. Burial will be in Roselawn Park under the direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.

8/12/2005

Obituary of Juanita Giles Moser, born Nov. 15, 1917 in Fairfield and died August 10, 2005. Burial will be in Land of Memory Cemetery under the direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.

8/12/2005

Death Notice of Augustine Berry. Died August 10, 2005 in Tyler. Burial in Steen Cemetery in Malakoff under the direction of Emanuel Funeral Home Palestine.

8/12/2005

Death Notice of Herman Denson. Died August 11, 2005 at Palestine Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending with Bailey & Foster, Palestine.

8/11/2005

Obituary of Charlie Lee Parker, born Dec. 28, 1928 in Anderson County and died August 10, 2005 in a local nursing home. Burial will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery under the direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.

8/11/2005

Death Notice of Juanita Moser. Died August 10, 2005 at a local nursing home. Arrangements pending with Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.

8/11/2005

Death Notice of Oleta Wallace. Died August 10, 2005 at Crockett. Burial will be at Grapeland City Cemetery under directions of Bailey & Foster, Grapeland.

8/11/2005

Death Notice of David Lee Calhoun. Died August 7, 2005 at his residence. Burial will be a Fort Houston Cemetery under direction of McCoy Funeral Home.

8/11/2005

The Patterson-Bayliss-Smith families formerly of Iuka, Miss. and Alabama will have a reunion at Palestine this weekend. For information, contact Kathy Nicholson at (903) 729-7557.

8/10/2005

Obituary of Ellen Margurette Dabbs, born May 21, 1910 in Corine near Jacksonville and died August 8, 2005 in her home. Burial at Dabbs Cemetery under direction of Herrington/Land of Memory

8/10/2005

Obituary of Charles Eric Beall, born June 19, 1954 in Nacogdoches and died August 9, 2005 at his residence. Burial at Cedar Creek Cemetery under the direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.

8/10/2005

Death Notice of Charles Wayne Jones. Died August 5, 2005 at Palestine Regional Medical Center. Burial at Mount Zion Cemetery under the direction of Emanuel Funeral Home of Crockett.

8/10/2005

Death Notice of William Earl "Bill" Ethridge. Died August 8, 2005 in Mexia. Services at First Baptist Church in Fairfield on August 11, 2005.

8/10/2005

Death Notice of Oleta Wallace. Died August 10, 2005 at Crockett. Arrangements pending at Bailey & Foster, Grapeland.

8/10/2005

Library on the Move Column by Bonnie Woolverton, Guest Columnist. Library Director, Carol Herrington earns her Master of Library Science Degree from University of North Texas. A reception honoring her will be held at the library on August 18th from 5 to 7 pm. Also David Stroud of Kilgore College will speak about Mathew Duncan Ector at the Library on August 11th starting at 5:30 pm. The Henderson native was the leader of the Confederacy's Ector's Bridge and commanded several companies of Texas soldiers.

8/9/2005

Obituary of Mary Martha Lightfoot, born August 11, 1916 in Palestine and died August 7, 2005 in Tyler, Texas. Burial at Land of Memory Cemetery under the direction of Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home.
8/9/2005 Obituary of Janeene Alexander Kiely, born August 3, 1941 in Idabel, Oklahoma and died August 7, 2005 in Austin, Texas. Arrangements by Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.
8/9/2005 Death Notice of Charles Eric Bell. Died August 9, 2005 at her residence. Funeral arrangements pending with Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.
8/9/2005 Death Notice of Ellen Dabbs. Died August 8, 2005 at her residence. Funeral arrangements pending with Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home.

8/8/2005

Obituary of Dana Cecil Wood, born Dec. 20, 1929 in Navarro County and died at his home on August 7, 2005. Burial in Roselawn Cemetery with arrangements by Herrington/Land of Memory.

8/8/2005

Death Notice of David Lee Calhoun. Died August 7, 2005 at his residence. Funeral arrangements pending with McCoy Funeral Home.

8/8/2005

Death Notice of Janeene Kiely. Died August 7, 2005 in Austin. Funeral arrangements pending with Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.

8/6/2005

Obituary of Roy A. "Mutt" Moser, born Oct. 28, 1915 in Palestine and died August 4, 2005 at Palestine Health Center. Burial in Land of Memory Cemetery under the direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.

8/5/2005

Obituary of Marcelle "Marcie" Winston, born July 18, 1919 in Tool, Texas and died August 4, 2005 in a local hospital. Burial in Tool Cemetery with arrangements by Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.

8/5/2005

Death Notice of Roy Moser. Died August 4, 2005 in Palestine. Funeral arrangements pending with Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.

8/4/2005

Obituary of Riley Paige "Peanut" Henderson, born July 9, 2005 in Palestine, Texas and died August 3, 2005. Burial in Frankston City Cemetery with arrangements by Thompson Funeral Home.

8/4/2005

Obituary of Carrie Herren Tomlinson, born June 27, 1911 in Montgomery County and died August 1, 2005. Burial in Willis Cemetery in Willis with arrangements by Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.

8/4/2005

Death Notice of Marcelle "Marcie" Winston. Died August 4, 2005 in Palestine. Funeral arrangements pending with Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.

8/2/2005

Death Notice of Martha Kennedy. Died July 31 in Tyler. Funeral arrangements pending with Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.

8/2/2005

Death Notice of Carrie Tomlinson. Died August 2 in Tyler. Funeral arrangements pending with Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.

8/2/2005

Death Notice of Susan Karels. Died August 2 at Greenbrier Nursing & Rehab Center. Funeral arrangements pending with Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home.

8/2/2005

Death Notice of Janet McSwain. funeral arrangements pending with Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home.

8/1/2005

8/2/2005 Correction

Neighbors column about Rick Farris Jr.'s family businesses that was started by his great-grandfather, Abraham Farris. Abraham Farris opened his mercantile business in Palestine in the mid-1890s on Spring Street. Abraham's son Louis Farris branched off and opened the Farris Dress Shop on Oak Street in the 1930s. Rick Farris, Sr. assumed ownership of the dress shop in 1966 and closed it in 1978. Rick and his sister opened the Old Magnolia Mercantile in 2002.

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