Services for Horace Wingfield, 90, of Kilgore, are pending with Rader Funeral Home of Kilgore.
Mr. Wingfield died Monday, Feb. 4, 2002 at his home.
Services for Herman Smith, 79, of Liberty City, were 2 p.m. today, Sept. 20, 2002 at the Rader Funeral Home Chapel in Kilgore with the Rev. Bruce Wells officiating. Burial followed in Lakeview Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers were Robert Ward, Randall Smith, Stephen Shore, Harold Burkett, Donny Jordan, and Jimmy Allen Mr. Smith died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2002 in a Longview hospital. He was born Jan. 15, 1923 in Gregg County to J.W. and Rosalie Smith. He was a veteran of WWII serving with the United States Marine Corps and a foreman for Delta Drilling Company for 33 years. Survivors include wife of 61 years, two daughters and their husbands, one sister, one brother, four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and other loving family.
Libbie Joyce McCarty Nealy
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Services for Libbie Joyce Nealy, 51, of Los Angeles, Calif., formerly of Kilgore, will be 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 17, 2003 at Greater Bethel Baptist Church in Los Angeles, Calif. with Rev. Earl Pleasant officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside, Calif. Arrangements are under the direction of Simpson Mortuary in Los Angeles, Calif. with local arrangements by Victory Funeral Services.
Mrs. Nealy died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2003 at her home in Los Angeles, Calif. following a brief illness.
She was born Nov. 22, 1951 in Kilgore to Zollie and Lucille McCarty. At the age of six she accepted Christ and united with Bates Memorial CME Church in Kilgore. After relocating to California in 1977 she united with Greater Bethel Baptist Church in Los Angeles, Calif., where she was a member of the choir and Heritage Club. Her Christian service extended in the community as co-founder of a foreign outreach ministry that ships Bibles overseas. She attended C.B. Dansby High School, where she was a member of the band and Future Homemakers of America. In her junior year she transferred and was a member of the Pep Squad and later graduated from Kilgore High School. After many years of service as a supervisor with Northrupp Grumman, she worked from her home providing computer services for promoters.
Survivors include her husband, Jerry Nealy of Los Angeles, Calif.; two sons, Lamont and Cantrell Tatum of Los Angeles, Calif.; three grandsons; her parents, Zollie and Lucille McCarty of Kilgore; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Bobbie and Ebby DeJohnette of Inglewood, Calif. and Brenda and Rev. Ray Geter of Kilgore; four brothers and sisters-in-law, Herbert and Elizabeth McCarty and Zollie McCarty Jr., all of Longview, Taylor and Jacqueline McCarty and Rev. Michael and Shelia McCarty, all of Kilgore; and a host of relatives and friends.
Mrs. Nealy’s funeral program, guestbook and obituary can be visited online at www.victoryfuneral.com.
Henry Dunn Jr.
TYLER — Services for Henry Dunn Jr., 28, of Tyler will be 2 p.m Saturday, Feb. 15, 2002 at the Senior Citizens Building with Brother Malcolm Washington officating. Burial will follow in Liberty Hill Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are under the direction of John R. Harmon Undertaking Company.
Pallbearers will be D’Juan Johnson, Octavio Hollis, Otis Hall, Adrel Hall, Cameran Calloway, and Roderic Collins. Honorary pallbearers will be Adreain Dunn, Darien Dunn, Rodric Dunn, Richard Dunn Jr., Willie Dunn Jr., Henry Dunn, Brandon Dunn, and Tradarrius Dunn.
Mr. Dunn died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2003 in Huntsville.
He was born July 29, 1974 in Longview. He attended Kilgore High School and John Tyler High School. He was a 20 year resident of Tyler and Smith County and was employed as a laborer.
Survivors include his parents, Dorothy Johnson of Gilmer and Henry Dunn Sr. of Tyler; three brothers, Brandon Dunn of Tyler, Henry D. Dunn of Tyler, and Tradirrus Dunn of Tyler; and one sister, Freddia Dunn of Arlington.
The family will receive friends from 7 until 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
CHARLES E. AVERY
Charles E. Avery was born in Paris, Texas, Nov. 8, 1921 to Herman and Bertha Banks Avery. He lost his battle with myeloma of the brain Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2003.
He served his country with the 8th Air Force. His crew was shot down June 14, 1944. The French underground rescued them.
He is survived by his wife, Jean Avery of Kilgore; sister, Elayne Eberhardt and husband Jack of Trenton, N.J.; daughter, Gail Ann Bryan; two nephews, John S. Eberhardt of New York City and David Avery Eberhardt of Trenton, N.J. Charles will also be missed by a host of special friends.
The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 until 8 p.m. at Lakeview Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday in the chapel of Lakeview Funeral Home with Rev. Jim Rust officiating. Entombment will follow in the mausoleum at Lakeview Memorial Gardens.
JAMES HOLLIS WHITE
Memorial services for James Hollis White, 71, of Kilgore will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, 2003 at New Birth Fellowship Church with the Rev. Gary L. Walker officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Victory Funeral Services.
He was born Jan. 28, 1932 to Lonnie and Olar Sells White in Jasper and departed this life on Sept. 20, 2003 in Longview. He is preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Olar White-Redd; and three brothers, Antone, Horace Ray and George White.
At an early age, Mr. White became a member of the Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Jasper. He attended and graduated high school in Rowe public schools in Jasper. Later, he attended Tyler Barber College. He served in the Military Police during his service in the U.S. Army from 1952 to 1955 and was honorably discharged.
Professionally, he owned and operated his own dump truck company. One of his favorite pastimes was his membership in the Longview Riding Club, which he held for many years.
In early adulthood, he married Billy Walton. During this time they raised her son, Vickie White, and also had a daughter. Later, he married Margie Williams Kennedy and together they raised her daughter, Tammy White-Gee, and had a son.
Mr. White is survived by his son, Reginald Sean White of Kilgore; two daughters, Tammy White-Gee of Kilgore and Keisha White of Houston; granddaughter, Cameron Whitaker of Houston; sister and brother-in-law, Deloris and Billy Dirks of Sulphur Springs; brother, Thomas White of Houston; an aunt; a godson; several sisters- and brothers-in-law; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives, as well as longtime friend German Loyd of Longview.
Mr. White’s funeral program, guestbook and obituary can be visited online at www.victoryfuneral.com.
MRS. L.V. COOPER
Funeral services for Mrs. L.V. Cooper are pending with Stanmore Funeral Home. Mrs. Cooper passed away Tuesday, Sept. 23, at Presbyterian Hospital following a sudden illness.
BILLY WAYNE SISTRUNK
Services for Billy Wayne Sistrunk, 59, of Kilgore are pending at Rader Funeral Home of Kilgore. Mr. Sistrunk died at home Tuesday, Sept. 23, of complications with multiple sclerosis.
ARVIE LOU SMITH DANIELS
Funeral services for Arvie Lou Smith Daniels are pending with Stanmore Funeral Home. Mrs. Smith passed away at home on Tuesday, Sept. 23, following a sudden illness.
RICHARD E. SMITH
Funeral service for Richard E. Smith, 59, of Kilgore will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 10, 2004 in the Chapel of Rader Funeral Home of Kilgore with Brother Paul Silvey and Brother Tom Brown officiating. Mr. Smith died Sunday, March 7, 2004 in a Longview hospital after a lengthy illness.
He was born Dec. 28, 1944 in Laird Hill, son of the late Ples and Carrie Smith. Richard was a self-employed truck drive. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandpa and will be loved and remembered forever. Richard's kindness will be dearly missed by all of those who were blessed to know him.
He is survived by his bride of 35 years, Janie Smith of Kilgore; two sons, Clayton Smith of Huntsville and Jake Hester and wife Connie of Longview; daughter, Tina Brown and husband Tom of Richardson; grandchildren, Hannah, Natalie, Courtney, Nate, Wesley, Marcee and Bethany Brown, all of Richardson; special cousin, Jerry Reeves of Indian Springs, NV.; sister, June Montana of Kilgore; several nieces, nephew ,cousins and one aunt.
Pallbearers will be Jerome Denmon, Danny Raven, Bill Salmon, Dale Easterling, J.B. Light and Rocky Bumgardner.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday evening from 6-8 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Stoneridge Baptist Church P.O. Box 2975, Kilgore, Texas 75663.
VIRGINIA LYNN CONNER
Services for Virginia Lynn Conner, 65, of Kilgore are pending at Rader Funeral Home of Kilgore. Mrs. Conner passed away Tuesday, March 9, 2004 in Kilgore.
LEEROY BURNS, JR.
Funeral service for LeeRoy Burns, 56, of Kilgore will be 2 p.m. Thursday, March 11, 2004 in the Chapel of Rader Funeral Home of Kilgore with Bro. James Baker officiating. Burial will follow in Kilgore Memorial Gardens. Mr. Burns died Monday, March 8, at the V.A. Hospital in Dallas.
He was born June 25, 1947 in Kilgore, son of the late LeeRoy and Anna Burns. LeeRoy was a member of Elder Estates Baptist Church. He worked as a meat cutter for Safeway warehouse in Garland and later in life worked as a machinist and then as an independent truck driver. Mr. Burns served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was a member of James Ladd Burgess Masonic Lodge of Dallas and was a Shriner. LeeRoy will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Fannie Mae Burns of Kilgore; two daughters and sons-in-law, Vicki Fleming and Eddie of Kilgore and Lisa Stewart and Blaine of Kilgore; sister and brother-in-law, Ann Cagle and Billy of Klondike; three granddaughters, Malayna Cheyenne Stewart, Desireé Fleming and Kamryn Aleigha Stewart, all of Kilgore; and numerous nieces, nephews and other loving family.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday evening from 6-8 p.m.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Elder Estates Baptist Church in Kilgore.
ANNIE MARIE JONES
Graveside services for Annie Marie Jones, 71, of Kilgore were 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 9, 2004 at Shiloh Cemetery in Rusk County with the Rev. Curtis Wood officiating. Mrs. Jones died Saturday, Feb. 6, 2004 in Longview.
She was born in Henderson on April 6, 1932 to Clarence and Letha Lacy. Mrs. Jones was a member of Eastview Church of God. Her parents, two children and a daughter-in-law preceded her in death.
Mrs. Jones is survived by her husband, Cecil Jones of Kilgore; three sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Sandra Tinney of Kilgore, Donald Tinney of Georgia and Larry and Regina Tinney of Wellborn; two daughters and sons-in-law, Dottie and Billy Hadaway of Kilgore and Anita and Gene Carvalho of Gun Barrel; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Fay and Marie Lacy of Florida, Albert and Melba Lacy of Duncanville and Melvin and Betty Lacy of Houston; sister, Geneva Lacy of Longview; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Graveside services for Mary Spicer, 88, of Dallas were 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 9, 2004 at Kilgore City Cemetery with the Rev. David Hampton officiating.
Mrs. Spicer passed away peacefully and went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 7, 2004. She was born April 26, 1915 in Oenaville, the daughter of Joseph and Marie Stanecek. She served over 30 years as a registered nurse and touched many lives. A beloved mother and grandmother, she will be remembered for her love of life, family and friends, and for her generosity, kindness, loyalty, sense of humor and beautiful smile.
Mrs. Spicer is survied by her daughter, Bonnie; three grandchildren, Chris, Jennifer and Katheirne; four great-grandchildren; sister, Dale; and two brothers, Joe and Robert.
GRAZIELA MORTELLO CIBELE
A burial Mass for Graziela Mortello Cibele, 93, was held 11 a.m. Thursday, March 4, 2004 in Cordoba, Argentina. Mrs. Cibele died Wednesday, March 3, in Cordoba.
She was born in Valdagno, Italy, on July 8, 1910. In Italy, she married Isidoro Cibele and had three children during the years of World War II. After the war, in 1947, the family moved to Argentina. Mrs. Cibele came to Kilgore numerous times to visit her family here. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and will be remembered for her Italian cooking.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Isidoro Cibele.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Francisco and Margaret Cibele of Kilgore; two daughters and sons-in-law, Ada and Hugo Larrey and Julia and Carlos Salgado, all of Cordoba, Argentina; grandchildren, Catherine Cibele, Robert Cibele, Mark Kennedy, Michael Kennedy, Stephen Kennedy, Agustin Salgado, Carolina Salgado, Ignocio Salgado, Paula Larrey, Cecilia Larrey and Diego Larrey; six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.