ELSIE LEE MILLS MARCH
Services for Elsie Lee Mills March, 85, of Henderson will be 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2004 at Antioch Baptist Church, Henderson, with Bros. Edward Nolan Sr., John Garrett, Earnest Mills and Danny Craigs officiating. Burial will be in Antioch Memorial Garden under the direction of Southern Funeral Home.
Mrs. March died Aug. 26, 2004 at Henderson Health Rehab. She was born May 21, 1919 in Henderson and attended Greenville Community School in Henderson. She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Johnny Mills and Gennie Weldon Mills; husband, Cecil M. March Sr.; son, Cecil March Jr.; and a daughter-in-law.
She is survived by two sons, Earl M. March of Compton, Calif., and Dennis B. March of Rusk; two daughters, Joyce and Alfred Jones of Henderson, and Melinda K. March of Long Beach, Calif.; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a daughter-in-law and sister-in-law; a host of nieces, nephews , other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers will be Marvin Jones, Johnny Lee Manns, Harold Johnson, Wayne Manns, Ronnie Ballenger and Frank Blanton. Honorary pallbearers will be Clifton March, David Jones, Tom Pollan, Gabriel Gutierrez Sr. and Gabriel Gutierrez Jr.
The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
NELLIE MAE CRENWELGE
Services for Nellie Mae Crenwelge, 95, New London, are scheduled for 3 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2005 at the Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home chapel, Overton, with the Reverends Bill Baker and Crandel LIndsey officiating. Burial will be in the Lakewood Cemetery of Henderson.
Mrs. Crenwelge died Sunday, Feb. 13, 2005, in a Tyler hospital. She was born Nov. 22, 1909 in Powell, to the late Frank Irwin and Vida Mae Clarkston Irwin. She grew up in the Corsicana area. She had been a resident of the Overton-New London area for over 70 years, having arrived during the oil boom. For 47 years, Mrs. Crenwelge owned and operated the Ceramic Hutt.
She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church, Overton.
Mrs. Crenwelge married Robert A. ‘Red’ Crenwelge June 5, 1927, in Corsicana. He preceded her in death Sept. 14, 2000.
She was also preceded in death by her son, Robert Irwin Crenwelge and a sister, Lily Clemmons.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Natalia and Jack Page, McKinney; a son, Clayton Crenwelge, Seattle, Washington; a sister, Frankie Odom, Corsicana; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Otto Crenwelge, Bill Crenwelge, Richard Crenwelge, Dr. Wilbur Crenwelge, Wayne McFarland, and Larry Byrd.
Kathleen “Kitty” Barton
OVERTON — Graveside services for Kathleen “Kitty” Barton, 94, of Lindale, will be 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, 2001 at the Overton Cemetery with Reader John Ivy and Rev. John Whitehurst officiating. Burial will follow under the direction of Burrows Overton Funeral Home.
Mrs. Barton died Sunday, April 29, 2001 at Wood Memorial Nursing Home in Mineola following a lengthy illness.
She was born July 27, 1907 to Albert Benjamin McBride and Minnie Sue McBride in Jacksonville. She lived in Overton for several years before moving to Henderson and later to Hide A Way Lake. She was a member of the First Church of Christ Scientist in Tyler.
She was preceded in death by her husband Matt Barton; and her son, Maurice Barton.
Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Bryan and Vera Barton of Hide A Way Lake; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Tyler Christopher Alexander
LINDALE — Services for Tyler Christopher Alexander, 3, of Lindale, are pending with Rader Funeral Home of Kilgore. Tyler died Saturday, April 28, 2001 in Kilgore.
Services for Clayton Morrow, 87, of Kilgore will be 2 p.m. Thursday, March 20, 2003 at the Chandler Street Church of Christ with Chris Vidacovich officiating. Burial will follow in the Pirtle Cemetery. Mr. Morrow passed away Monday, March 17, 2003.
He was born March 10, 1916 in Sherman, Texas. He attended school in Perryton, Texas and Garden City, Kansas. Mr. Morrow began working with the Wadel-Connally Company in Sherman, Texas and transferred to Kilgore in 1954. Mr. Morrow was a store manager for the Wadel-Connally in Greenville, Paris and Kilgore where he retired in 1981.
He was a member of the Chandler Street Church of Christ, the Kilgore Lions Club, the Danville Masonic Lodge #101 and the Optimist Club. Mr. Morrow was a longtime enthusiast of the Kilgore Boys Baseball Association, where he served as a coach and equipment manager. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed his leisurely walks around Kilgore. Mr. Morrow enjoyed playing the piano, particularly at local nursing homes.
He is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Dwight and Lynn Morrow of Roanoke, Texas, Theron and Martha Morrow of Richmond, Texas, and Jerry Morrow of Sherman, Texas; two daughters and sons-in-law, Susan and Mike Sechrist of Coppell, Texas, and Francis and Bill Weber of Prairie DuChene, Wisconsin; two sisters, Marjorie Clifford of Rogers, Arkansas and Kathleen Hart of Rogers, Arkansas; grandchildren, Bailey and Ryan Morrow of Richmond, Texas, and Lilly, Leigh-Ann, Joan and Kitt Sechrist, all of Coppell; several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Sally Morrow, and will rest beside her.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Chandler Street Church of Christ or the Kilgore Lions Club.
The family will receive friends at Rader Funeral Home Wednesday evening between 5 and 7 p.m.
HARLEY A. SEWELL
Funeral services for Harley A. Sewell of Arp are pending with Burrows Overton Funeral Home. Mr. Sewell died this morning in UT Hospital at Tyler.
BOYD ALLEN DEWS
LONGVIEW — Services for Boyd Allen Dews, 58, of Kilgore will be 11 a.m. Thursday, March 20, 2003 at East Texas Funeral Home with Ray Barber officiating. Arrangements are by East Texas Funeral Home of Longview.
Mr. Dews was born Dec. 31, 1944 in Big Spring and passed away March 17 at his residence. He was a longtime resident and was a retired machinist.
He was preceded in death in 1995 by a brother, Kenneth Dews of Waco.
Survivors include his father, Dewitt Dews of Henderson; mother, Dora Bristow of Mineral Wells; sons, Douglas and Michael Boyd; daughters, Celia and Emily; brother, Gary Dews of Longview; sisters, Magan Dews of Henderson and Marian Dews of Henderson; and one grandchild.
Memorials may be made to Linden Municipal Hospital in honor of Mr. Dews.
HATTIE BELL STOUT
SEMINOLE, Okla. — Funeral services for Hattie Bell Stout, 92, are scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 20, 2003 at Swearingen Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Doyle Long officiating. Interment will follow at Little Cemetery under the direction of Swearingen Funeral Home.
Casket bearers will be Roger Ely, Bo Bolding, Jeff Bolding, Bill Reynolds, Curt Gwaltney and Vernon James.
Mrs. Stout died Tuesday, March 18 at her home, southwest of Seminole.
She was born Jan. 9, 1911 in Atkins, Ark. to Daniel and Lillie F. (Sides) Barefield. She married Albert B. Stout on May 4, 1929 in Vian, Okla. He preceded her in death on Aug. 6, 1984.
Mrs. Stout was a member of the First Assembly of God Church.
She is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, June and Bill Ely and Juanita and Lewis Smith of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Evelyn and Lloyd Bolding of Kilgore; four grandchildren, including Jeff Bolding and wife Tami of Kilgore and Bo Bolding and wife Beth of Longview; nine great-grandchildren; two sisters; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 1 N. Hudson, Ste. 550, Oklahoma City, OK 73102.
DARRYL LYNN WRIGHT
OVERTON — Services for Darryl Lynn Wright, 38, of Overton were 3 p.m. Monday, March 17, 2003 at the Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home chapel, Overton, with the Revs. Dennis Harris and Bill Routon officiating. Burial was in the Overton City Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Raymond Brown, Don Standifer, Mike Bradley, Dale Hymer, Buster Bell and Dennis MacDonald.
Richard Harris served as an honorary pallbearer.
Mr. Wright died Friday, March 14. He was born Nov. 20, 1964, in Albuquerque, N.M. and had been a resident of the Kilgore area for the past 25 years. He was a 1984 graduate of Kilgore High School and attended Kilgore Junior College and New Mexico State University in Belen, N.M. He was an antique dealer and operated an automobile repair shop on Goforth Road, Kilgore.
Mr. Wright was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Kilgore.
He was preceded in death by his father, David Wright of Belen, and his grandparents, James and Dora Nicholas of Hallsville.
Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Ola and James Fiore of Leverett's Chapel; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Jesse Johnson and Helen Horn of Kilgore, Dale and Renee Nelson of Hallsville and Terry and Susan Wright of Scott's Valley, Calif.; a sister and her fiancé, Vickey Fiore and Richard Harris of Leverett's Chapel; an aunt; and several nieces and nephews.
C.R. “JACK” LITTLE
LONGVIEW — Services for C.R. “Jack” Little, 85, of Longview were held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, 2003 at the Welch Funeral & Memorial Center Chapel, with the Rev. Milton Black officiating. Burial followed in Judson Cemetery. Mr. Little died Saturday, March 15 at his residence.
He was born Oct. 6, 1917 in Teague. Mr. Little graduated from Mildred High School, where he was on the football team, and he attended the University of Southern California and the University of California at Los Angeles.
Mr. Little joined the U.S. Army in June, 1940, and was promoted to sergeant within a year. He was stationed at Fort MacArthur, San Pedro, Calif. and in the Philippines. He received an honorable discharge in December 1946 and immediately moved to Longview.
He was an active member of Trinity Episcopal Church where he served on the Endowment Board and worked closely with the Vestry. For many years, he also oversaw the operations of the Trinity Conference Center.
He was a member of the Longview Chapter, Veterans of Foreign Wars, the AARP, and a former member of the Lake Cherokee Water Company.
He was a senior operations engineer for Dresser-Atlas, covering eastern Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi until his retirement.
Mr. Little was preceded in death by his wife, Nell Doby Little; his parents, C.H. and Sarah-Ethel (Sandifer) Little; and one sister, Roma Fay Little Jinkins.
He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, John R. “Bobby” and Sheryl Little of Ringgold, La.; a sister, Suzann Little of East Haddam, Conn.; grandchildren, Michael L. Little and wife Tanya of Liberty City and Vicky L. Luther and husband Steve of Gilmer; two great-grandchildren; and a niece and two nephews.
Services for Marianna Carter-Adcock, 68, of Lake Cherokee were 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, 2003 at the Rader Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Paul Phillips and Oliver Rudd officiating. Burial followed in Rusk County Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Mrs. Carter-Adcock died Sunday afternoon in Tyler.
Pallbearers were James Hunter, John Campbell, Mike Dailey, Joe Carter, Jim Pollock and Blake Hightower.
She was born Jan. 10, 1935 in Kilgore. Mrs. Carter-Adcock was executive secretary for over 15 years to Fulton Johnston at the Johnston-Lawrence Company. She was a member of the Laird Hill Methodist Church for many years. Mrs. Carter-Adcock was currently a member of Fellowship Baptist Church in Tyler.
Mrs. Carter-Adcock is survived by her husband, Floyd J. Adcock of Lake Cherokee; daughter and son-in-law, Margaret Ann and David O. Swain of Tyler; son, James Clay “Jim” Carter Jr. of Leverett’s Chapel; brother and sister-in-law, Dovie Lee and Jeanie Bryan II of Lake Cherokee; a granddaughter; and a niece and great-nephew.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, J.C. Carter in 1994, and her parents, Dovie Lee and Eunice Pauline Bryan Sr.