Services for Margaret Taylor, of Kilgore, are pending with Victory Funeral Services.
Mrs. Taylor died Sunday, March 17, 2002 at a Longview hospital.
Services for Lorene Kingsbury, 79, of Kilgore, are pending with Rader Funeral Home of Kilgore.
Mrs. Kingsbury died Sunday, March 17, 2002 in Fort Worth.
Services for Charles McGee, 32, of Austin, formerly of Kilgore, are pending with Rader Funeral Home of Kilgore.
Mr. McGee died Sunday, March 17, 2002 in Austin.
Billie Stewart Reynolds
Services for Mrs. Billie Stewart Reynolds, 91, of Kilgore, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, 2002 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church with the Rev. Father Stephen Butts officiating. Burial will follow in the Kilgore Cemetery under the direction of Rader Funeral Home of Kilgore.
Mrs. Reynolds died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2002 at her home.
She was born June 26, 1911 in Jackson, Miss. Mrs. Reynolds was a registered nurse. She worked at Kilgore Memorial Hospital as an office nurse for D.C. Simmons, M.D. and worked for many years at Roy H. Laird Hospital.
Mrs. Reynolds is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Vaughan O. and Sharron L. Stewart of Lake Jackson; three grandchildren, John W. Stewart of Fort Worth, Leslie M. Stewart of Austin and Melissa L. Stewart of San Antonio; two sisters, Myrtis Allison of Columbia, La., and Myrtle Slay of Olla, La.; and several nieces, nephews and other loving family members.
The family will receive friends Thursday evening between 6 and 7 p.m. at the funeral home; and again Friday afternoon in the Parish Hall of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church between 1 and 1:30 p.m.
Edith C. Trotter
MINEOLA — Services for Edith C. Trotter of Mineola will be in Fairoaks, Calif. under the direction of Lakeview Funeral Home in Longview. Burial will be at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens in Fairoaks, Calif.
Mrs. Trotter died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2002.
Services for James Hollingsworth, 78, of Kilgore are pending with Rader Funeral Home of Kilgore.
Mr. Hollingsworth died Thursday morning, Sept. 26, 2002 at his home.
Graveside services for Delroy Fambrough, 67, of Kilgore will be 2 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2002 at the Pirtle Cemetery with the Rev. Dick Cayce officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Rader Funeral Home of Kilgore.
Mr. Fambrough pased away Tuesday morning, Sept. 24, 2002 in Marshall.
He was born March 27, 1935 in Kilgore to 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.
He was preceded in death by 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.
Survivors include 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; as well as several nieces and nephews.
JAMES RICHARD SPENCER
Services for James Richard Spencer, 68, of Kilgore were 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2003 at the Rader Funeral Home Chapel in Kilgore with the Rev. Darren Harlan officiating. Burial followed in the Danville Cemetery.
Pallbearers for the service were Mike Reagan, Fred McFall, Randy Smith, Matt Howell, James Norton and Carl McFall.
Mr. Spencer died Sunday, Feb. 23, in Longview.
He was born Dec. 2, 1934 in Pritchett, the son of the late Don and Lola Mae Spencer. Mr. Spencer was a United States Army veteran and retired after 32 years as an air traffic control manager for the Federal Aviation Administration. Mr. Spencer was a Texas Hot Shot Driver.
He is survived by his wife, Glenda Spencer of Kilgore; son, Johnny Spencer of Marshall; three daughters, Betsy, Teresa and Pam Spencer, all of Kilgore; two sisters, Gail Bragg and JoAnn Somers, both of Newton, Miss.; eight grandchildren, Becky, Jimmy, Alexis, Ashley, Justin, John, Nikki and Jesse; and two great-grandchildren, Zachary and Julie.
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ROBIN MICHELLE LEATH
Memorial services for Ms. Robin Michelle Leath, 27, of Kilgore will be held at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, April 13, 2003 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness in Henderson with the Minister Jack Runnels officiating. Ms. Leath passed away Friday night in Tyler.
She was born February 25, 1976 in Shreveport, Louisiana to Steven James and Mary Louise Leath. Robin was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness in Kilgore. She was a sign language interpreter for the hearing impaired. Robin used her ability with sign language in a voluntary work to minister to the hearing impaired.
Survivors include her parents Steve and Mary Leath of Kilgore; brother and sister-in-law Steven and April Leath of Henderson; sister Sonya Hutto of White Oak; maternal grandfather Bennie and Shirley Parton of Kilgore; paternal grandmother Patricia and Dale Hamilton of Poplar Bluff, Missouri; paternal grandfather George Harold and Janie Leath of Henderson; two nephews Michael Logan Hutto of Henderson and David Jacob Childress of White Oak, as well as many other loving family and friends.
Her Maternal Grandmother Betty Parton precedes Robin in death.
Memorial contributions should be made to Worldwide Work - Watchtower Bible Tract Society, 25 Columbia Heights Brooklyn, New York 11201-2483.
Marjorie Rachel Dickey, age 76, passed away Thursday evening in Tyler. She was born in Three Oaks, Michigan, on March 12, 1927 to the late Veron and Mary Wideman Emerick.
Marjorie, a homemaker, lived most of her life in Indiana before moving to Texas in 1988. She had been a resident of the Overton Nursing Home in Overton.
Survivors include: eight children, Ruby Walters and Joyce Dickey of Kilgore, and Gloria, Judy, Robert, Dale, James and Steven, all of whom reside in Michigan and Indiana; four brothers and sisters; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and special friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Stanley Hugh Dickey.
The family will receive friends Saturday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Lakeview Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Lakeview Funeral Home with Wayne Jordan officiating.
Interment will follow in Lakeview Memorial Gardens.
GEORGE D. COPELAND
Services for George D. Copeland, 79, of Kilgore were 10 a.m. Saturday, April 12, 2003 in the Chapel of Rader Funeral Home with the Rev. Freeman Pierce officiating. Burial followed in the Danville Cemetery. Mr. Copeland passed away in Tyler on Wednesday, April 9.
Pallbearers were Brandon Copeland, Justin Cannon, David Clifton, Sam Copeland, Clay Copeland and James Hill.
Mr. Copeland was born Jan. 4, 1924 to his late parents John and Frances Copeland in Hallsville. Mr. Copeland was a retired service manager for the Johnston Lawrence Company in Kilgore. Mr. Copeland was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather.
He is survived by three sons and a daughter, George Lewis Copeland of Kilgore, Don and Becky Copeland of Kilgore, Robbie and Pam Copeland of Bossier City, and Brenda and Rod Clifton of Henderson; four sisters, Elizabeth Proctor of Marshall, Bell Wilson of Marshall, Nadine Reed of Morton and Opal Fagg of Talco; one brother, Neal Copeland of Harleton; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
His wife Jean precedes Mr. Copeland in death.
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LILLA V. JAMISON
Services for Lilla V. Jamison, formerly of Kilgore, are pending at Oak Hill Memorial Park and Funeral Home of San Jose, Calif. Mrs. Jamsion died Jan. 28, 2004.
ARAH JEWEL TRIMBLE
Services for Arah Jewel Jones Trimble, 67, of Overton will be 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 1, 2004 at Harmony Pirtle Baptist Church in Kilgore with Rev. C.N. Whitaker, Billy Medlock and Homer C. Rockmore officiating. Burial will be in Pirtle Cemetery, under the direction of Southern Funeral Home, Henderson. Mrs. Trimble died Jan. 27, 2004 at Methodist Hospital in Houston.
She was born Dec. 4, 1936 in Overton and attended Star Bailey Elementary school and graduated from C.B. Dansby High School, Kilgore, in 1956. She attended Prairie View A&M University, where she pursued a career in business education.
A member of Harmony Baptist Church, Mrs. Trimble faithfully served in the choir, Circle #1 and in several untitled capacities with the predominate role being program chairperson and church scheduler. She was employed as secretary for Dr. William Mitchell in Longview and ARI (American Railcar Industry), Longview, until her retirement.
Mrs. Trimble was preceded in death by her parents, Custis and Josiephene Reddic Jones; brother, Mavis C. Jones; and sisters, Evelyn J. Jones and Sarah I. Jones.
She is survived by her husband, Edward Trimble of Overton; son, Michael Jones of League City; step-children, Margaret Williams of Los Angeles, Calif., and Carl Trimble of Seattle, Wash.; sisters, Alva L. Jones and Clara and Alfred Bradford of Kilgore; five brothers, C.F. Jones of Oakland, Calif., Otis and Nettie Jones of Longview, William E. and Helen Jones of Fort Worth, Roscoe R. Jones of Kilgore and Charles Lee Sr. and Blanche Jones of Missouri City; three sisters-in-law; 13 nieces and nephews; 17 great-nieces and nephews; three step-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers will be Sentell Harvey, Larry Lilly, Lewis Portley, Curtis Lampkin, Deferry Orange, Gilbert Harvey, Alvin Harvey and Byron Rettig. Honorary pallbearers will be Alfred Bradford Jr., Leonard Jones, Charles Lee Jones Jr., Curtis Jones Jr., Edmond Jones, Shelton Jones, George Jones Jr. and Jahmal Jones.
Visitation was held Saturday from 7-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
VICTORIA ANN “VICKI” SPARKMAN
Funeral services for Victorian Ann “Vicki” Sparkman, 42, of Henderson will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 1, 2004 at Union Valley Pentecostal Church, Henderson, with Bishop E.R. Starling and elders Earnest Edward Starling and Ernest Dixon officiating. Burial will be in Crow Cemetery, Henderson. Arrangements are by Jenkins-Garmon Funeral Home.
Ms. Sparkman died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2004 at Henderson Health & Rehabilitation Center.
She was born Nov. 5, 1961 in Crowell to James and Madeline (Tucker) Sparkman. She moved to Henderson in the early ‘70s where she attended the Henderson public schools. A homemaker, Ms. Sparkman attended the Union Valley True Gospel Pentecostal Church in Henderson.
She was preceded in death by her mother.
She leaves to cherish her memory, a daughter, Tamara Sparkman of Henderson; son, Ernest Cordelo Carr of Kilgore; grandchildren, De’Arreion and I’Nashia; companion, Ernest Lynn Carr; father, James Sparkman; step-mother, Opal Barron Sparkman of Henderson; sisters, Linda and Billy Lewis of Longview, Nancy and David Thomas of Kilgore, Beverly and Donald Kelly of Henderson and Renee Sparkman of Plainview; brother, Scott Sparkman of Ohio; step-sisters, step-brothers and many other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers will be (active) Charles Barron, Willie Calvin Neal, Ron Lewis, Donald Kelly, Gary Carr, Pat Pollard, Jermaine Davis and (honorary) Billy Lewis.