JAMES HARRISON STONER
Services for James Harrison Stoner, 64, of Brushy Creek will be 1 p.m. Monday, April 19, 2004 at the Rader Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jimmy Davis officiating. Burial will follow at the Kilgore Memorial Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Rader Funeral Home of Kilgore.
Mr. Stoner went to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 15. He was born Jan. 21, 1940 in Gladewater to James Sr. and Alta Marie Stoner. He was a senior design technician for Schaumburg & Polk, Inc. in Tyler for 14 years. He was also a dedicated husband, father, grandfather, and golfer.
James was preceded in death by his father, James Harrison Stoner Sr., step-father, Steve Tipps, and mother, Alta Marie Tipps.
He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Sandra Stoner; son and daughter-in-law, James Harrison III and Melody Stoner of Athens; daughter and son-in-law, Angel and Jeremy Wilson of Athens; grandson, James Harrison Stoner IV; granddaughters, Brooke Nicole Stoner, Stormi Ravyn Wilson, Tori Blair Wilson, and an upcoming granddaughter not yet born; two sisters-in-law and a brother-in-law; and many wonderful friends.
Pallbearers will be Jeremy Burris, Mac Jones, Jim Loden, Daryl Melton, Don Pope, Alan Ross and Paul Smith.
Family will receive friends at Rader Funeral Home in Kilgore from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, April 18.
JACK L. DAWSON
Services for Jack L. Dawson, 85, of Kilgore, formerly of Overton, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, April 19, 2004 at the First Church of God, Kilgore, with the Rev. Mike Waddle officiating. Burial will be in Rusk County Memorial Gardens, near Henderson, under the direction of Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home, Overton.
Mr. Dawson died Friday, April 16, at his residence. He was born April 14, 1919, in Dardanelle, Ark., to the late Sid Monroe and Gordie Sara Vaughn Dawson. A resident of Overton for most of his life, he owned and operated Dawson Grocery in Overton for 20 years. Mr. Dawson was also a farmer and operated a commercial hay baling business in Overton and East Texas.
He was a veteran of World War II, earning five bronze stars. He met and married his wife in Liverpool, England, during the war.
Mr. Dawson was a member of the First Church of God, Kilgore.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Marjorie Hurst Dawson, on Feb. 18, 2001. He was also preceded in death by two sons, Roy Dawson and Peter Ray Dawson; a grandson, Daniel K. Zackary, Jr.; and by three brothers, Ralph Dawson, Verl Dawson and Norman Dawson.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Kenneth and Betty Dawson of Longview and Don and Melisa Dawson of Kilgore; a daughter, Barbara Zackary of Henderson; six grandchildren, Robert Dawson, Brett Dawson, Deanna Dawson, D.J. Dawson Jr, Margie Lee and David Perry; 11 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2 until 5 p.m. Sunday, April 18.
BILLY “JACK” OWEN SR.
Services for Bill “Jack” Owen Sr., 73, will be 3:30 p.m. in the Lakeview Funeral Home Chapel. Entombment will follow in the Lakeview Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.
Mr. Owen passed away April 17 in the care of Heritage Manor Nursing Home.
Jack will be remembered as a compassionate person who cared for people, and he will be missed by family adn those who knew him.
He loved to grow things and often thought it a challenge to collect seeds and pods and experiment with different things.
He worked for both KFC and Pine Tree Independent School District for many years.
He is survived by his mother, Lavern Andrus; wife, Hattie Owen; two sons, BJ Owen and wife Michelle and Roy Owen; grandchildren including Billy Jack Owen III, Kaleb Laine Owen, Jacob Wayne Owen; and other extended family.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, April 18.
DANNY LYNN WILLIAMS
Services for Danny Lynn Williams, 57, of Boynton Beach, Fla., will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 1, 2004 at the Rader Funeral Home Chapel in Kilgore with Mr. Ron Sellers officiating. Burial will follow in the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery at 3 p.m. under the direction of Rader Funeral Home of Kilgore. Mr. Williams passed away Thursday, May 27, 2004 in Boynton Beach, Fla.
He was born Nov. 25, 1946 in Kilgore to the late Roe and Etta Williams. He graduated from Kilgore High School in 1965. Mr. Williams served in Vietnam with the United States Navy from 1965-1969. He also was an F4 Phantom fighter pilot from 1972-1980 with the United States Marine Corps, achieving the rank of captain. Upon leaving the Marines, he flew for various companies as a corporate pilot. During the last 10 years, he was employed as captain for a private company based in Boca Raton, Fla.
Mr. Williams is survived by his beloved wife, Lisa Clandfield Williams of Boynton Beach, Fla.; children, Christi Whitten and husband March of Seattle, Wash., Kirk Williams and wife Angie of Trophy Club, Texas, Jason Williams and wife Alison of Austin, Texas, Jaimee Williams of Kilgore, Texas, and Morgan Clandfield of Boynton Beach, Fla.; grandchildren, Jack Whitten of Seattle, Wash., Kailyn Williams of Austin, Texas; brothers, Udolph (Doc) Williams of Houston, Jack Williams of Longview, Texas, Doug Williams of Kilgore, Texas, Don Williams of Fountain Valley, Calif., Doyle Williams of Odessa, Texas, Ronald Williams of Kilgore, Texas, and Fred Williams of Kilgore; and many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at Rader Funeral Home Monday evening between 6 and 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.
JACK ALLISON O’STEEN
Jack Allison O'Steen, (CAPT USA Retired), died in his sleep in the early morning hours of May 27, 2004. He will be buried Tuesday, June 1, 2004 in Frances, Ky., with military honors in Marion, Ky., next to his wife of 41 years, Bonny, who preceded him in death in 1994.
Jack O'Steen is survived by his six children, Mark O'Steen of Bartlett, Tenn., David O'Steen of Barlett Tenn., Stephen O'Steen of Greensboro, N.C., James O'Steen of Eagan, Minn., Allison Curry of Walburg, N.C., and Rebecca Smart of Bartlett, Tenn., and 12 grandchildern.
Jack O'Steen was born in Hope, Ark., on Jan. 18, 1924 and grew up during the Great Depression in Kilgore, where he attended Kilgore High School. He was a paratrooper in the 513th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 17th Airborne Division who served with distinction in World War II and was awarded the Bronze Star and two Purple Hearts for action he experienced in the Ardennes Forest during the Battle of the Bulge and during the ensuing move into Germany in 1944 and 1945.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by Gilbert Funeral Home in Marion, Ky.
BARBARA MOORE GREEN
Funeral services for Barbara Moore Green, 68, of Henderson will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 26, 2004 at Crawford-Crim-Bryan Chapel with the Revs. David Rudd and James Henderson officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery under the direction of Crawford-Crim-Bryan Funeral Home in Henderson.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Green was born July 21, 1936 in Gladewater. She died Aug. 24, 2004 in Henderson.
A Southern Baptist, she was a secretary for Texas Workforce Commission.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William E. “Alec” and Iola Moore; and three brothers, Billy, Bobby and Corky Moore.
She is survived by her children, Stephanie Osteen and husband Phillip of Kilgore, Steve Green and wife Missy Hacker of Cypress and Holli Bridges and husband Charlie of Henderson; six grandchildren, Stevi Green, Alex Green, Courtney Osteen, Chance Osteen, Hatti Bridges and Matti Bridges; life-long friend, Joe Green of Henderson; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
Pallbearers will be Walter Sparks, Bubba Rowe, Marc Green, Kevin Green, Belton Green and Brent Hale. Honorary pallbearers will be the Gaston class of 1954.
Memorials may be made to Gideons International, P.O. Box 1741, Henderson, Texas 75653.
ZACHARY T. “JACK” WASHBURN
Services for Zachary T. Washburn, formerly of Kilgore, are pending with Marshall Funeral Home of Rockport. A public viewing will be held at Rader Funeral Home in Kilgore, and burial will be in Crim’s Chapel Cemetery.
Mr. Washburn was born Oct. 21, 1926 and died Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2004 at his home, following a brief illness.
Survivors include his wife, Alie Mae Stanley Washburn of Rockport, formerly of Kilgore.
JO NEL WASHINGTON
Funeral services for Jo Nel Washington of Kilgore are pending at Stanmore Funeral Home. Mrs. Washington passed away Monday, Aug. 23, 2004 at Laird Memorial Hospital due to a sudden illness.
CLAUDANN (PAT) MARTIN
Graveside services for Claudann Martin, 71, of Longview were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2005 at Kilgore Cemetery udner direction of Rader Funeral Home of Kilgore. Ms. Martin passed away Friday, Jan. 28, 2005 in Longview.
She was born in Kilgore Dec. 9, 1933 to the late Claude Allen and Eva Mae Martin. She retired from GTE of Kilgore and Texarkana after 42 years of service. Ms. Martin enjoyed traveling and sightseeing. She also took great pleasure in spending time with her nieces and nephews.
She is survived by three sisters, Gloria J. Gleixner of Longview, Jacquelyn and Noolen Friddle of Kilgore, Sherry and Dwain Villyard of Tyler; two brothers, Bob and Helen Martin of Denver. CO., Lowell K. and Beverly Martin of Overton; numerous nieces, nephews and other loving family and friends.
ANNIE GRAY ROSS
Funeral services for Mrs. Annie Gray Ross, 75, of Henderson were 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2005 at St. Clark Baptist Church with Revs. James People, J.C. Coleman, Larry Jackson, and Bishop Don Davis officiating. Burial followed at Lakewood Memorial Park under the direction of Southern Funeral Home. She passed away Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2005 at East Texas Medical Center in Tyler.
Mrs. Ross was born, March 26, 1929 in Shreveport, LA., to Willie Suttle and Lottie Williams. She spent most of her life in Henderson.
She was preceded in death by her parents, four children, Phillip (Duke) Ross, Jamie Lacy, Shelbie and Palmoia Ross.
She is survived by two sons, Clint and Glenda Ford and Charlie Wayne Lacy, all of Henderson; two daughters, Ethel Simon and Lottie Watkin, both of Henderson; 12 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; a godson and a great-godson.
Pallbearers were Keith Adams, Jimmie Candie, James Hightower, Chris Jackson, Edward Newman and Paul Mcclenton.
Honorary pallbearers were Antean Watkins, Phillip Ross Jr., Raqueeth McQuay, Clinton ford, Casey ford and Charlie lacy.
HENRY C. CLARK
Funeral services for Henry C. Clark were Monday, Jan. 31, 2005 at the Citizens Funeral Home Chapel with Brother T.H. Johnson officiating. Burial followed in Jordan Valley Cemetery in Longview with Citizens Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
SUVELLA (BOBBIE) MOORE
Funeral services for Suvella (Bobbie) Moore, 87, formerly of Longview, are pending with Rader Funeral Home in Longview. Mrs. Moore died Thursday, Jan. 28, 2005 at The Plantation in Fresno, Texas.
JAMES FRANKLIN PINKE
Funeral services for James F. Pinke, 67, of Kilgore were 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30, 2005 at Mt. Pleasant CME Church with Rev. Byron Jackson officiating. Burial followed in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery under the direction of Victory Funeral Services. He died Jan. 26, 2005 at his residence.
Mr. Pinke was born in Smith County Feb. 12, 1937 to Leroy and Obelia Mobley Pine. He graduated from Jackson High School in Smith County. He was a member of Mt. Pleasant CME Church were he donated his time faithfully.
He is preceded in death by his parents, a son, James F. Pinke Jr., a grandson, Jerrell Pinke.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Pinke of Kilgore; three daughters, Neva and Billy George of Cedar Hill, Belzola and Reginald March of Kilgore, Jeanette Washington of Tyler; four sons, Robert Pinke of Dallas, Bobby Pinke of Carrollton, Anthony pinke of Kilgore, Jacques Pinke of Denton; three brothers, Jimmy Pinke, William Pinke, Robert G. Pinke, all of Tyler; six sisters, Alma Jackson, Whitehouse, Evelyn Wallace of Dallas, Lillian Wallace of Tyler, Eva Mae Sanders, Ft. Worth, Georgia Blaylock of Tyler, Carol Smith of Cedar Hills; one aunt; one uncle; one great-aunt; 20 grandchildren; one great-grandson; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.