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News Items from the Palestine Herald-Press

February 2008

Publication Date Description of News Items
2/1/2008 Obituary of Martha Walding, Palestine will be at  Bailey & Foster Chapel, burial in Old Bethel Cemetey under direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home. She was born Feb 25, 1930 in Athens, AL
2/1/2008 Death Notice of Virginia Williamson will be Monday in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and burial will be in New Addition Cemetery, under direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home
2/1/2008 Death Notice of Clara "Totsy" Linnard, Tyler, formerly of Brushy Creek held Sunday at Marvin United Methodist Church in Tyler. Arrangements under direction of Lloyd James Funeral Home.
2/1/2008 Death Notice of Cleophus Reeves are pending at McCoy Funeral Home
2/1/2008 Death Notice of Savannah Ann Gibson, Palestine. Burial in Memorial Cemetery under arrangements of Emanuel Funeral Home, Palestine.
2/1/2008 Death Notice of George Allen of Trinity. Burial in Trinity Community under direction of Emanuel Funeral Home of Crockett.
2/1/2008 Death Notice of Joe Richardson, Crockett. Services held Saturday at St. Luke Baptist Church, Crockett under direction of Emanuel Funeral Home of Crockett.
2/1/2008 Death Notice of Richmond Carney, Trinity held Saturday at Lone Star Baptist Church, burial in Trinity Community under direction of Emanuel Funeral Home of Crockett.
2/2/2008 Death Notice ofKathrine Powell. Graveside Sunday at Forest Lawn Cemetery under direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
2/2/2008 Obituary of Virginia Williamson, Palestine held Monday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Burial in New Addition Cemetery under direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home. She was born June 7, 1914 in Palestine.
2/2/2008 Obituary of Frank Gordon Hortman, Palestine. Mr Hortman died Dec 13, 2007 in Lufkin, TX.
2/4/2008 Death Notice for Carey Donovan Staples, Palestine, are pending at Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.
2/4/2008 Death Notice for Hollis Carman, Palestine will be held Tuesday in Baley & Foster Chapel. Burial will be in the Sterling-White Cemetery near Crosby, under direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home, Palestine.
2/4/2008 Death Notice for Debbie Bobbitt, Palestine are pending at Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.
2/4/2008 Death Notice for Lyndon Turner, Palestine, are pending at McCoy Funeral Home.
2/5/2008 Death Notice of Erthaline Carwell. Services pending at Emanuel Funeral Home, Palestine.
2/5/2008 Obituary ofDebbie Bobbitt, Palestine held Thursday at Southside Baptist Church, burial in Roselawn Park under direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home, Palestine.
2/5/2008 Obituary of Carey Donovan Staples, Palestine, held Wednesday at Westwood Baptist Church, burial at Ft. Houston Cemetery under direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.
2/5/2008 Obituary of McRay McGee, Springfield, held in the chapel of Coopers Funeral Home in Athens. Burial in Price's Chapel Cemetery in Anderson County.
2/5/2008 Obituary of Rutha Mae Biggs, of Flint, formerly of Oakwood scheduled in Bailey & Foster Chapel. Burial in Oakwood Cemetery under direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home
2/6/2008 Death Notice of Maurice "Zeb" Harris, Elkhart. Services pending with Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.
2/6/2008 Death Notice of Cleophas W Reeves will be at noon Thursday at Green Bay AME Church. Burial in Magnolia Cemetery under direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
2/6/2008 Death Notice of Lyndon Drenard Turner will be at South Union Baptist Church, burial to follow at Ft. Houston Cemetery under direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
2/7/2008 Obituary of Katie Rogers Looney, Athens will be held at Willow Springs Baptist Church in Henderson County, burial in Willow Springs Cemetery under direction of Gordon-Foster Brown Funeral Home in Athens.
2/7/2008 Obituary of Maurice "Zebb" Harris, Elkhart will be held at Bailey & Foster Chapel, with burial in Guiceland Cemetery. He was born Sep. 24, 1916 in Trinity.
2/7/2008 Death Notice of Debbie Bobbitt, Palestine held today at Southside Baptist Church, burial in Roselawn Cemetery under direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.
2/7/2008 Death Notice of Erthaline Carwell. Services will be held Saturday in General George Brown Chapel at Emanuel Funeral Home in Palestne. Burial at Blackshear Cemetery.
2/7/2008 Death Notice for Waco Randle, Buffalo will be Saturday at San Hill Cemetery in Buffalo under direction of Emanuel Funeral Home of Teague.
2/8/2008 Death Notice for Maurice "Zebb" Harris, Elkhart will be held Saturday in the Bailey & Foster Chapel, with burial in Guiceland Cemetery.
2/11/2008 Death Notice for Yolanda Roble, Palestine will be today at Emanuel Funeral Home. Burial will be Tuesday at Palestine City Cemetery.
2/11/2008 Obutuary for Buck Fincher, Elkhart, will be Tuesday at Bailey & Foster Chapel. Burial in Garden of Memories Cemetery, Elkhart, under direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.
2/12/2008 Obituary for Edward Frank Gurka. Sr, Palestine, will be held Wednesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with burial in  St. Joseph's Cemetery, under direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.
2/12/2008 Obituary for Soh "Simone" Griffin, Corpus Christi, formerly of Palestine, will beheld at chapel of the Air at Land of Memory Cemetery, with arrangements under direction of Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home.
2/12/2008 Obituary for Connie Whitworth, Texarkana, will be held Thursday at Chapelwood Memorial Gardens. Arrangements under the direction of Chapelwood Funeral Home in Nash, TX.
2/13/2008 Death Notice for Billie Jean Bayer, Palestine were held Feb. 8. Mrs Bayer was buried in Center Point Cemetery in Center Point.
2/13/2008 Death Notice for Soh "Simone" Griffin, Corpus Christi, formerly of Palestine were held today at Chapel of the Air at Land of Memory, with arrangements under direction of Herrngton/Land of Memory Funeral Home.
2/13/2008 Death Notice for Hazel I Fairchild McCall, Palestine, are pending at Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.
2/14/2008 Obituary of Hazel I. (Fairchild) McCall, Palestine will be held at Bailey & Foster Chapel. Mrs McCall was born in Palestine on Oct. 29, 1921.
2/14/2008 Obituary for Jimmy Joe Essary, Neches, will be held Saturday at McCoy's Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Neches City under direction of McCoy's Funeral Home.
2/14/2008 Death Notice of Infant Shania Napria Smith, 2 and 1/2 months will be held Saturday at McCoy's Funeral Home Chapel, with burial at Magnolia Cemetery.
2/14/2008 Death Notice fr Jennie V Smith, Houston, formerly of Palestine are pending at Emanuel Funeral Home, Palestine.
2/14/2008 Death Noice of Samuel C. Shepherd, Grapeland, are pending at Emanuel Funeral Home of Crockett.
2/15/2008 Obituary of Shirley Jones, age 65 of Palestine held at Westside Assembly of God, with burial in Garden of Memories Cemetery at Elkhart, under direction of Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home.
2/15/2008 Death Notice of C. A. Dodson, Jr, age 74 of Palestine are pending at Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home.
2/15/2008 Death Notice of Brandon Twitchell are pending at Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home.
2/15/2008 Death Notice of Annette Clayton, 66 of Ft. Worth, formerly of Palestine are pending at McCoy Funeral Home.
2/15/2008 Death Notice of Jennie V. Lyles Smith, 51 will beheld Saturday at South Union Baptist Church, burial at Pinery Cemetery, under direction of Emanuel Funeral Home, Palestine.
2/15/2008 Death Notice of Samuel C. Shepherd, 61 of Grapeland held Saturday t Greater New Hope Baptist Church in Grapeland, burial in Shepherd Cemetery, under direction of Emanuel Funeral Home of Crockett.
2/15/2008 Death Notice of Thelma Henderson Taylor, 73 of Houston, formerly of Centerville are pending at Emanuel Funeral Home of Crockett.
2/16/2008 Obituary for Davie Ann Browder, 61, Grosebeck, will be held today at Grosebeck Funeral Home Chapel. She was born Jan. 30, 1947 in Grosebeck.
2/16/2008 Death Notice for Shirley Jones, 65, Palstine held today at Westside Assembly of God, burial in Garden of Memories Cemetery, Elkhart, under direction of Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home.
2/16/2008 Death Notice of C. A. Dotson, 74, Palestne held tday at Brushy Creek Cemetery, with arrangements by Herrington/Land of Memory Cemetery.
2/17/2008 Obituary for Branden Twitchell, 23, Palestine held Wednesday at Herrington/Land of Memory. Burial at the Twitchell Family Cemetery.
2/17/2008 Death Notice of Alma June Gibson, 79, Grapeland are pending at Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.
2/17/2008 Obituary of Vernita Lucille Lipscomb Lasiter who died on Feb. 16, 2008. Services held at First Baptist Church, Elkhart, burial in Pilgrim Cemetery.
2/17/2008 Obituary of Daniel H. "Dan" Minter, who died Feb. 15, 2008, in Jacksonvlle, TX. Services held in the Chapel of Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville, burial in Liberty Hill Cemetery, Frankston.
2/18/2008 Obituary of Sophronia Cannon, 94, of Palestine. Graveside sevices held at Chapel of the Air at Land of Memory Cemetery, under the direction of Herrington/Land of Memory.
2/18/2008 Obituary of Alma June Gibson, 79, of Palestine held Tuesday at Bailey & Foster Chapel, burial in Roselawn Park under direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home, Palestine.
2/18/2008 Death Notice of Sarah Lois Roberson, 66, of Grapeland will beheld Tuesday in Grace Bible Church, and burial at Guiceland Cemetery, under direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home in Grapeland.
2/19/2008 Death Notice of Letha Sheffield, 87, of Houston are pending at Herington/Land of Memory Funeral Home, Palestine.
2/19/2008 Death Notice of Tommy Rich, 59, of Dallas held at Muse Missionary Baptist Church, with burial in Muse Cemetery, arrangements under direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home, Palestine.
2/19/2008 Death Notice of Norman D Sanders, 68, of Houston are pending at McCoy's Funeral Home, Palestine.
2/20/2008 Death Notice of Tommy Rich, 59, of Dallas held at Muse Missionary Baptist Church, with burial in Muse Cemetery, arrangements under direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home, Palestine
2/20/2008 Death Notice of Branden Twitchell, 23, Palestine held today at Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home Chapel. Burial at Twitchell Family Cemetery.
2/20/2008 Death Notice of L. Marguerite Sheffield, 87, Houston, formerly of Palestine will be held Thursday at Herrington/Land of Memory Funera Home Chapel, with burial at Herrington/Land of Memories.
2/20/2008 Death Notice of Abel Estrada, 44, will be held at McCoy Funeral Home Chapel, burial in St. Joseph's Cemetery.
2/20/2008 Obituary of Beatrice Lively Welch, 92, Royse Ciey died on Feb. 18, 2008. She was born May 21, 1915 in Houston. Burial will be in Livelyville Cemetery, Grapeland.
2/21/2008 Obituary of Eugenia Earl Koonce, 89, of Rusk. Graveside services will be Friday at Gourd Creek Cemetery near New Waverly, with arrangements under direction of Hunstville Funeral Home.
2/21/2008 Obituary of Annette Woodard Clayton, 66, of Ft. Worth will be held at South Union  Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Reed Cemetery under direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
2/21/2008 Death Notice of Jimmye Sue Williams, 67, of Waco are pending at Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.
2/21/2008 Death Notice of Ora Ray Williams, 70, will be held toda at Smith Chapel AME Church in Dallas. Burial will follow at Lincoln Memorial Cemetery under direction of Emanuel Funeral Home.
2/21/2008 Death Notice of Thelma Henderson Taylor, 73, will be held  Hopewell Baptist Church in Centerville. Burial will fllowat Hopewell Cemetery under direction of Emanuel Funeral Home of Crockett.
2/21/2008 Death Notice of Robert "Rear Back" Jackson, 98, will be held at Wasington Chapel Church in Elkhart, burial to follow at Pilgrm Cemetery under direction of Emanuel Funeral Home, Palestine.
2/22/2008 Obituary of Chad Brown, 33, of Spokane, Washington, formerly of Palestine. Memorial serivce held at the Westwood Church of God, Palestine.  
2/22/2008 Obituary of Annette Woodard Clayton, 66, of Ft. Worth will be held at South Union  Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Reed Cemetery under direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
2/22/2008 Obituary of Jimmye Sue Williams, 67, Waco. She was born on May 31, 1940 in Grapeland. Graveside service held Saturday, Feb. 23 at Roselawn Park, with arrangements under direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home, Palestine.
2/22/2008 Obituary of Florine Ezetta Mason, 88, Palestine, passed away on Dec. 2, 2007 in Hondo. A memorial service will be held at Rock Church in Blackfoot Church.
2/22/2008 Obituary of Ruch Evelyn Missildine, 82, Palestine will be held Sunday at Crocket Road Church of Christ, with burial in Roselawn Park, under direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home, Palestine.
2/23/2008 Obituary of Constance Eileen Moore Smith, 63, how died on Feb. 21, 2008. Graveside service will be held Sunday, Feb. 24, at Mount Comfort Cemetey in Maydelle, TX, under direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.
2/23/2008 Obituary of Annette Woodard Clayton, 66, of Ft. Worth will be held at South Union  Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Reed Cemetery under direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
2/23/2008 Obituary of Chad Brown, 33, of Spokane, Washington, formerly of Palestine. Memorial serivce held at the Westwood Church of God, Palestine.  
2/23/2008 Death Notice of Tommie Earl Davis, 72, are pending at McCoy Funeral Home.
2/23/2008 Death Notice of Mattie Lee Sammons, 81, Palestine, are pending at Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.
2/23/2008 Death Notice of Margie Sharp, 65, of Palestine are pending at Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.
2/24/2008 Obituary for Katherine Taylor Kolstad, 89, of Palestine will be held at St. Philip's Episcopal Churc. Arrangements are by Bailey & Foster Funeral Home, Palestine.
2/24/2008 Obituary for Margie Sharp, 65, of Palestine will be held at Court Drive Church of Christ, with burial at Palestine City Cemetery under direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home, Palestine.
2/24/2008 Obituary for Mattie Lee Sammons, 81, Palestine will be held at Bailey & Foster Funeral Home, Palestine, with burial in Denson Springs under the direction of Bailey & Foster.
2/24/2008 Obituary for James H. "Pete" Westbrook, 89, Frankston, held at First Baptist Church of Frankston, with burial in Frankston City Cemetery, under the direction of Autry Funeral Home, Frankston.
2/24/2008 Obituary for Louise Johnson Price, 92, Palestine, services held in Crowell, TX with interment in Thalia Cemetery, Foard County, TX.
2/24/2008 Death Notice of Paula A Wingate Ballard, 42 of Palestine. Burial will be at Barnes Cemetey in Nacogdoches County, TX.
2/24/2008 Death Notice of Ramon Estrada, 48, are pending at McCoy Funeral Home.
2/24/2008 Death Notice of Ruth Evelyn Missildine, 82, of Palestine will be at Crockett Road Church of Christ, and burial at Roselawn Park, under direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home, Palestine.
2/24/2008 Death Notice of Constance Eileen Moore Smith, 63, of Palestine, held at Mount Comfort Cemetery in Maydelle under direction of Bailey & Foster Funera Home.
2/25/2008 Obituary ofGeneva Skidmore, 93, Palestine. Graveside services will be held at Parker Cemetery, under direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home, Palestine.
2/25/2008 Obituary o James H. "Pete" Westbrook, 90, Frankston was held today at First Baptst church of Frankston. Burial in Frankston City Cemetery, under the direction of Autry Funeral Home, Frankston.
2/25/2008 Obituary of Amos Caskey, 88, of Grapeland, will be held Tuesday at Guiceland chapel. Burial will be Guiceland Cemetery, under direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.
2/25/2008 Death Notice of Eva Sheperd Wilson, 72, Grapeland are pending at McCoy Funera Home.
2/25/2008 Death Notice of Margie Sharp, 65, of Palestine will be at Court Drive Churc of Christ, burial in Palestine City Cemetery under direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.
2/25/2008 Death Notice of Doris A Skidmore, 55, of Jewett are pending at Bailey & Foster Funera Home, Palestine.
2/25/2008 Death Notice of Katherine Taylor Kolstad, 89, Palestine was held today at St. Philips Episcopal Church, Palestine, under direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.
2/25/2008 Death Notice of Ernest Emmitt "Buddy" Kennedy, 79 of Lake Jackson, formerly of Palestine, will be held at First United Methodist Church in Lake Jackson.
2/26/2008 Obitary of Norman D Sanders, 68, Houston. Burial at Golden Gate Cemetery on Hirsch Road in Houston under direction of McCoy Funeral Home of Palestine.
2/26/2008 Obituary of Doris A Skidmore, 55 of Jewett, will be held at Bailey & Foster Chapel in Palestine, with burial in Davis Cemetery, with arrangements by Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.
2/26/2008 Obituary of Francisco Mendez, 39. Graveside services were held today at Taft Johnson Cemetery in Oakwod, under direction of Emanuel Funeral Home.
2/26/2008 Obituary of Ramon Estrada, 48. Funeral mass will be held Wednesday at Sacred Heart Catholic church, with burial at St. Joseph Cemetery, under direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
2/27/2008 Obituary of Clarence "C.R." Reed Smith, Elkhart. Private funeral services were held at Roselawn Park Cemetery in Palestine.
2/27/2008 Obituary of Junior Allen Cook, 66, Houston, will be held Friday at Bailey & Foster Chapel, burial in Strong Memorial Park under direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home, Palestine.
2/27/2008 Obituary of Joshua Levi Watlington, 26, Cleburne will be held at Rosser Funeral Home in Cleburne. He will be cremated.
2/27/2008 Death Notice of Tomie Earl Davis, 72, will be held at South Union Missionary Baptist Church, with burial at Reed Cemetery under direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
2/27/2008 Death Notice of Dr. Don W. Carroll, Dallas, formerly of Palestine are pending at Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home.
2/27/2008 Death Notice of Eva Ruth Shepherd Wilson, 72, will be held Saturday at Greater New Hope Baptist Church in Grapeland. Burial following at Shepherd Memorial Cemetery under direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
2/27/2008 Death Notice of Jaes Smith, Jr, 39, are pending at Autry Funeral Home, Frankston.
2/27/2008 Obituary of Donald Washburn Carroll, M.D, born July 25, 1924, and died February 26, 2008. Memorial service will be held in Athens, TX at First United Methodist Church on Mar. 1, 2008.
2/27/2008 Death Notice of Donald Washburn Carroll, M.D. 83, of Dallas, formerly of Palestine will be held Sunday at Herrington/Land of Memory Cemetery Chapel, Palestine.
2/27/2008 Death Notice of Milton E. Zunker, 77, Palestine are pending at Herrington/Land of Memory.
2/27/2008 Death Notice of Cassie shepherd Underwood, 77, of Las Vegas, formerly of Grapeland will be held Saturday at Cedar Branch Baptist Church in Grapeland. Burial will follow in Cedar Branch Cemetery under direction of Emanuel Funeral Home of Crockett.

 

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