Mamie Eulah Faircloth
Memorial services for Mrs. Mamie Eulah Faircloth, 96, of Kilgore, formerly longtime resident of Miami, Fla., will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, 2001 at the Rader Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. James Griffin officiating.
Entombment will be Monday, Nov. 12, 2001 at the Evergreen Cemetery in Jacksonville, Fla.
Mrs. Faircloth died Friday, Nov. 9, 2001 in Kilgore.
She was born June 24, 1905 in Swainsboro, Emanuel County, Ga. and was the daughter of the late pioneer farmers Zean and Elmina Hayslip. She was a member of the Methodist Church in Swainsboro, Ga. She married Robert (Doc) Faircloth on Oct. 7, 1922. They moved to Miami, Fla. in 1926 where they lived until retirement. In retirement she lived in Valdosta, Ga., Jacksonville, Fla., Longview and Kilgore since 1987.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Doc Faircloth; a son Warren Faircloth; a daughter, Dean Faircloth; parents and her nine brothers and sisters.
Survivors include her daughter, Mrs. James (Bootsie) Griffin and husband Rev. James A. Griffin of Kilgore; granddaughter Mrs. Larry (Judy) Griffin Perkins of Kilgore; grandsons, James E. Griffin of Leesburg, Ga., Warren (Buddy) Faircloth of Orange Park, Fla. and Richard Faircloth of Palataka, Fla. several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home following the service.
Howard Kenneth Hudgins
Services for Howard Kenneth Hudgins, age 74, of Kilgore, will be held at Chapel of Lakeview on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2002 at 2 p.m. with Brother Don Bebee officiating. Interment will be in Lakeview Memorial Gardens under the direction of Lakeview Funeral Home in Longview.
Mr. Hudgins died Feb. 1, 2002 in Tyler.
He was born Dec. 8, 1927 in Crane. Mr. Hudgins lived in Kilgore for 64 years and was a member of Grace Baptist Church. He was a self-employed salesman, and had served his country proudly in the army during World War II. Mr. Hudgins was married to his wife for 55 years.
Survivors include his spouse, Kathryn Stephenson Hudgins; one daughter, Jeri Anne Hudgins of Shreveport, La.; two sons, Robert Taft and Vivian Hudgins, Ricky and Rita Hudgins, all from Kilgore; one brother, James and Yvonne Hudgins, of Kilgore; and a brother-in-law, Walter E. and Glenda Stephenson. He was blessed with 11 grandchildren: Michael Shane Renshaw, Tammi Renshaw, Jason Dodson, Kathy Blackford, Kristin Hudgins, Amanda Crosby, Ashley Hudgins, Kenny Hudgins, Robert W. Hudgins, Michail Wayne Hudgins, C. Ray Hudgins, and eight great-grandchildren. Both his parents, five brothers, and two sons, C. Ray Hudgins and Kenneth Wayne Hudgins, preceded him in death.
John Edward Longmire
Services for John Edward Longmire, 81, of Kilgore, were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2002 at the Rader Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. James Boatman officiating. Full military honors followed at the Danville Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Mr. Longmire’s grandsons Paul Joyner, Dwayne Longmire, Domenick Longmire, Shane Longmire, Jerry Longmire, Jr., Justin Longmire and Gary Longmire, Jr.
Mr. Longmire died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2002 in Longview.
He was born Sept. 11, 1920 in Gadsden, Tenn. and served our country in the U.S. Army during WWII, receiving numerous medals including two purple hearts. He was a member of the First Pentecostal Church, and retired after 35 years as a truck driver for American Supply Company.
He was preceded in death by his wife Pauline Longmire in 1995.
Survivors include six children, a half-brother, a half-sister, 12 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Mary Larue Masters
Services for Mary Larue Masters were held on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2002 at 10 a.m. in the Rader Funeral Home Chapel in Kilgore with the Rev. David Hampton officiating. Burial followed in the Kilgore Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Scott Piercy, Mike Piercy, Robert Adams, Brant Thornton, Matt Thornton and Steve Milam.
Mrs. Masters died Monday, Jan. 28, 2002.
She was born Oct. 3, 1911 on a farm near Rocky Mount Church just east of Overton. Mrs. Masters had lived in Kilgore since the early “boom days” and was a member of the First Baptist Church since 1945.
Her husband, three brothers, and her sister-in-law preceded her in death.
Survivors include her daughter, a sister, a sister-in-law, three grandchildren, one great-granddaughter, a grandson-in-law, and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services for Delroy Fambrough, 67, of Kilgore, will be two o’clock in the afternoon, Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2002 at the Pirtle Cemetery with the Rev. Dick Cayce officiating.
Mr. Fambrough pased away Tuesday morning in Marshall.
Mr. Fambrough was born March 27, 1935 in Kilgore to the late Virgil and Blanche Fambrough. He was a member of the Laird Hill Methodist Church. He worked in the oil fields in and around Kilgore for many years. Mr. Fambrough served in the United States Navy from 1954 to 1957.
His daughter Evelyn Blanche Carrigan of Odessa; three sisters, Mary Taylor of Kilgore, Norma Horton of Kilgore and Audna Gail Wilke of West Columbia; two grandchildren, Erin Rashell Carrigan and Kaitlin Rose Carrigan; as well as several nieces and nephews survive Mr. Fambrough.
His parents, Virgil and Blanche Fambrough; two brothers, Pete and Virgil Van Fambrough and four sisters, Bonnie Bass, Dorothy Chappell, Judy Cole and Lousie Morris preceded him in death.
The Fambrough family will receive friends Wedensday evening from 6 until 8 p.m.
Billie Stewart Reynolds
Services for Billie Stewart Reynolds, 91, of Kilgore are pending with Rader Funeral Home in Kilgore.
Mrs. Reynolds died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2002.
Graveside services for Kirt Honzell, 80, of Kilgore will be 2 p.m., Monday, Feb. 24, 2003 at the Kilgore Cemetery with the Reverend Bruce Wells officiating. Mr. Honzell died Friday, Feb. 21, 2003 in Tyler.
He was born to Grover and Mary Willie Honzell, May 30, 1922 in Kilgore. Mr. Honzell served our country in the Army during WWII in the Red Arrow Division. He was the former owner and operator of Kirt’s Wheel Alignment. Mr. Honzell was a member of the First Baptist Church Liberty City.
He is survived by his wife, Jackie Honzell of Kilgore; daughter and son-in-law, Joye and Gary Jones of Kilgore; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Eddy Honzell of Palestine, Jimmy D. and Linda Honzell of Liberty City; brother and sister-in-law, Johnny and Chezuko Honzell of Manteca, California; two sisters, Wilma Rhew of Ciblo, Texas, Jean Cobb of New Braunfels; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; numerous nieces and nephews.
Mr. Honzell was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Cecil, Hershel, Glenn David Honzell; and sisters Inez Herd, Vivian Welch and Patsy Gentry.
The family will receive friends at Rader Funeral Home Sunday afternoon between 2 and 4 p.m.
Services for Pat Carr, 58, of Kilgore will be 10 a.m., Monday, Feb. 24, 2003 at the Saint Gregory’s Catholic Church in San Antonio with the Rev. Father Gorman officiating. Burial will follow in the San Fernando Cemetery No. 2. Mrs. Carr died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2003 in Kilgore.
She was born April 18, 1944 in San Antonio. Mrs. Carr was a graduate of Marshall High School in San Antonio. She was the office manager for Mike Bassham CPA.
She is survived by her husband, Red Carr of Kilgore; a son and daughter-in-law, Walter and Brandy Mangan of Brenham; daughter, Jaime Lindemann of Houston; step-daughters, LaDonia Wakeland of Kerrville, Gabriel Russell of Long Island, N.Y.; her mother, Mary Petri O’Toole of Spring Branch; five brothers, Pete Petri of Addison, David Petri of Austin, Tony Petri of Blanco, C.J. Petri Jr. of Blanco, and Paul Petri of Spring Branch; four grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Leia Mangan, and her father, C.J. Petri Sr.
The family will receive friends at the Zizik, Kearns, Riebe and Saunders Funeral Home in San Antonio on Sunday evening 5-9 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the National Diabetes Foundation.
EMERY G. KIDDER
Funeral services for Emery G. Kidder, 88, of New London, will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 5, at the London Baptist Church with the Revs. Mike Jeter and Bob Jones officiating. Burial will be in the Rusk County Memorial Gardens, Henderson under direction of Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home, Overton.
Mr. Kidder died Thursday, Sept. 2, 2004 in a Tyler hospital. He was born Jan. 18, 1916 in Riply, Okla. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army and married Opal Kelly April 7, 1939 in Homer, La.
He moved to New London in 1949 and worked for the Parade Gas Co. for 35 years. He was a 52-year active member of the London Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Pamela Sue Kidder; brother, Leo Brown; sister, Bessie O’Rorke; his mother, Eva Brown; and his grandparents who raised him, L.F. and Mary Kidder.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Opal Kidder of New London; daughters and sons-in-law, Wanda L. and Jerry McGovney of Jefferson, Kay and Tom Dullard of New London, and Patti and Allan Torbert of Overton; grandchildren, Shawn McGovney, Matthew Torbert, Emily Torbert, John Dullard, P.J. Dullard and Christine Dullard; and great-grandchildren, Dustin McGovney and Allison McGovney.
Pallbearers will be Arlis Stone, Hunter Hawkins, Joe McDonald, Jimmy Miller, Larry Clinkscales, and Steve Wedgeworth. Honorary pallbearer will be Noah Smart.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Family Life Center of the London Baptist Church.
Funeral services for Mr. Harold Anderson, 76, of Kilgore will be held Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2004 at 10 a.m. in the Sanctuary of St. Luke's United Methodist Church with the Revs. Robert and Pam Besser officiating. Burial will follow in the Jacksonville City Cemetery in Jacksonville under the direction of Rader Funeral Home of Kilgore. Mr. Anderson passed away Friday, Sept. , at his home.
Harold Lenn Anderson was born Sept. 10, 1928 in Jacksonville, son of the late Robert and Annie Crim Anderson. Mr. Anderson attended Jacksonville dchools, was a graduate of Stephen F. Austin University and also attended Aircraft and Engines School at Boston University. He served our country in the United States Air force serving in the Korean War.
Mr. Anderson retired as a district manager for Waukesha-Pearce Company after 29 years. His community involvement included serving as president of the Kilgore Civitan Club in 1964, voted Kilgore's Man Of The Year in 1967, past director of the Kilgore Chamber of Commerce serving a Chamber president in 1968, honorary charter member of Kilgore Improvement and Beautification Committee, 1964 president of the Dixie World Series Steering Committee. Mr. Anderson was a member of St. Luke's United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Ginny Anderson of Kilgore; three daughters, Eloise “Denny” Anderson of Ft. Worth, Sheryl Caraway and husband Gregg of Kilgore, Susan Moore and husband Jack of Kilgore and Leslie White of Kilgore; seven grandchildren, Patty Gardiner of Corpus Christi, Heather, Samantha and Jymmie Gardiner, all of Ft. Worth, Lauren Hinton of Kilgore, Shelby and Justin White, both of Kilgore; two great-grandchildren, Nicholas and Abby Gardiner; brother, Charles Robert “Charlie Bob” Anderson and wife Jessie Lou; sister-in-law, Nancy Anderson; four nieces, Penny Precopia, Vickie Fitzgerald, Kathy Spencer and Barbara Giannelli; one nephew, Ray Anderson; and a host other family and friends.
Along with his parents, Mr. Anderson was preceded in death by his wife of 33 years, VaNora Anderson in 1985; brothers, Raymond and Walter “Corky” Anderson.
Pallbearers will be Bill Hale, Dale Hedrick, John Ferrell, Scott Campbell, David Hedrick and Randy Hinton.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday from 5 until 7 p.m.
Memorials may be made to St. Lukes Methodist Church, 401 East Main, Kilgore, Texas 75662 or Greater Hospice of Texas, 1905 West Loop 281, Space 81, Longview, Texas 75604.