Graveside services for Loriece Pool, 79, of Kilgore will be ten a.m., Tuesday, March 5, 2002 at the Crim’s Chapel Cemetery with the Reverend Lynn Hildreth officiating. Mrs. Sam Pool passed away Sunday morning in Longview.
She was born December 10, 1922 in Soper, Oklahoma to her late parents Alexander Campbell and Willie Pearl Lane. Mrs. Pool had been a member of several churches throughout her life. She was always very faithful and devoted to these churches, giving of her time and talents. Mrs. Pool was a current member of Rose Heights Church in Longview. She lived in the Kilgore community for more than forty-nine years. Mrs. Pool was a devoted wife, mother and homemaker.
She is survived by three daughters Naomi Collum of Lawrence, Kansas, Galene Haygood of Bossier City, Louisiana and Nadine Hodges of Longview, Texas; three sons Dennis R. Dawson of Grapevine, Texas, Mark J. Pool of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Sam G. Pool of Shreveport, Louisiana, fourteen grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and other loving family.
Mrs. Pool is preceded in death by her husband of forty-eight years Sam Jones Pool, Jr. who passed away in 1998 and a son Stanley Elgin Dawson who passed away in 1952.
The family will receive friends at the Rader Funeral Home of Kilgore, Monday evening between six and seven p.m.
Mildred Elizabeth "Pud" Wingfield
Graveside services for Mildred Elizabeth “Pud” Wingfield, 81, of Kilgore will be two p.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2002 at the Kilgore Cemetery with the Reverend Jim Salles officiating. Mrs. Wingfield died Sunday, March 3, 2002 at her home in Kilgore.
She was born March 9, 1920 in Okolona, Arkansas the daughter of the late William and Ruth Crain. Mrs. Wingfield was a member of St. Luke’s United Methodist Church and a homemaker.
Mrs. Wingfield is survived by two sons and daughter-in-law, Mike and Pat Wingfield of Kilgore, Mark Wingfield of Kilgore; daughters and son-in-law; Marsha and Stanley Rosenblatt of Houston, Betty Wingfield Layson of Houston; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband D. C. Wingfield.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday evening between six and eight p.m.
Janean Biggs Harrington
Graveside services for Janean Biggs Harrington, 35, of Kilgore will be two p.m., Saturday, March 2, 2002 at the Danville Cemetery with the Reverend Don Beebe officiating. Mrs. Harrington died Wednesday evening in Kilgore.
She was born June 28, 1966 in Kilgore, Texas. Mrs. Harrington attended Kilgore Public Schools and was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband, Todd Harrington of Kilgore; two sons, J. T. and Chad Harrington of Kilgore; parents, Mack and Janet Biggs of Kilgore; grandmother, Wilma Dorsey of Kilgore; two sisters, Margaret Kahn and Jamie Harris of Kilgore; a brother, Roy Biggs of Kilgore; several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Mrs. Harrington was preceded in death by a son William Harrington; a maternal grandfather, Oliver Dorsey and paternal grandparents Margaret Marie and Irala Flake Biggs Sr.
The family will receive friends at the Rader Funeral Home, Saturday afternoon between twelve and one p.m.
Graveside services for Mr. J. W. Lay, 68, of Kilgore will be four p.m., Friday, March 1, 2002 at the Lakeview Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Longview, Texas with the Reverend Kenith Cline officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Rader Funeral Home in Kilgore. Mr. Lay died Tuesday, February 26, 2002 in Kilgore, Texas from injuries received in a house fire.
He was born November 30, 1933 in Wilburton, Oklahoma, the son of the late Jesse and Bessie Lay. Mr. Lay was a tool pusher in the oil industry.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Eudean Blankinship and Christine Goff.
Mr. Lay is survived by his wife of 23 years, Maxine Lay of Kilgore; two children, Linda Main and Billy Lay both of Kilgore; three sisters, Myrt Burnett, Norma Jean McCoy and Bell Thompson all of Oklahoma; one brother, Dale Lay of Kingston, Oklahoma; ten grandchildren and five great grandchildren including our precious angel Chase Lay.
Mabel Lahoma Cobb
Services for Mabel Lahoma Cobb, 88, of Gladewater will be three p.m., Thursday, February 28, 2002 at the Chapel of Rader Funeral Home of Kilgore with the Reverend Bruce Wells Officiating. Burial will follow in the Gladewater Memorial Park in Gladewater. Mrs. Cobb died Monday in a Tyler hospital.
She was born June 25, 1913 in Holdenville, Oklahoma. Mrs. Cobb had been a resident of the Kilgore area for almost seventy years. She was a member of the Fist Baptist Church of Liberty City where she was a member of the Ruth Glenaners Sunday school Class and active in the adult seniors group “The XYZ’ers”. Mrs. Cobb enjoyed buying and selling Depression Glassware at the many flea markets around the area.
She is survived by her son, Cecil Cobb, Jr. of Edgewood, Texas; daughter, Anita Mount of Tyler; two sisters, Anna Maye Whitfield of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Mayme Lee Sparks of Ardmore, Oklahoma; brother, Glenn Bailey of Missouri; five grandchildren and four great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Her husband Cecil Cobb, Sr. preceded Mrs. Cobb in death in 1978.
The family will receive friends at the Rader Funeral Home of Kilgore, Wednesday evening between five and eight p.m..
Memorial contributions may be made to the:
First Baptist Church Liberty City Building Fund
4714 FM 1252 W
Kilgore, Texas 75662
National Parkinson Foundation, Inc.
1501 N.W. 9th Avenue
Miami, Florida 33136-1494
Services for Kathryn Blair, 82, of Kilgore will be held at ten o’clock a.m., Thursday, February 28, 2002 at the Rader Funeral Home Chapel in Kilgore with the Reverend David Hampton officiating. Burial will follow in the Kilgore Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Blair passed away Sunday morning in Longview.
Mrs. Blair was born January 3, 1920 in Lepanto, Arkansas, the daughter of the late T.J. and Lelia Sanders. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Kilgore. Mrs. Blair was a retired beauty operator. She was a longtime member of the Kilgore Garden Club were she served as a flower show judge. Mrs. Blair was an artist and a friend to everyone she knew.
Her husband, C. L. Blair, preceded her in death in 1995.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law Phillip Michael and Erin Gilligan of Houston, TX; one granddaughter Trie; one grandson Scott; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other loving family and friends
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday night from seven until nine o’clock.
Delvin Pat Moore
Services for Delvin Pat Moore, 51, of Kilgore will be held at two P. M., Wednesday, February 27, 2002 at the Chapel of the Rader Funeral Home in Kilgore with Brother Gary Orr officiating. Burial will follow in the Hickory Grove Cemetery. Mr. Moore passed away Sunday, February 24, 2002 at his home in the Monroe Community.
He was born April 11, 1950 in the Cross Roads Community, in Rusk County, Texas, to J. P. and Frances Moore. Mr. Moore was a member of the Trinity Baptist Church, and retired after 20 years of employment with Pride Petroleum. He was self-employed in the logging business.
Mr. Moore was preceded in death by his parents, his daughter Shelley Moore and sister Betty Sue Biggs.
Mr. Moore is survived by his wife Brenda Kay Moore of Kilgore; one son and daughter-in-law, Chris and Renee Moore of Longview; five daughters, Kelley Ham of Longview, Pamela and Keith Martin of Ft. Worth, Shelly Williams of White Oak, Pam and Andy O’Neal of White Oak, Kelly and Justin Sears of White Oak; brothers and sisters-in-law, Reggie and Pat Moore of Longview, Roger and Vicki Moore of Kilgore, Eugene and Beverly Moore of Kilgore, Wesley Wayne and Dorothy Moore of Kilgore; one sister and brother-in-law, Pam and Gerald Foster of Kilgore; two brothers-in-law, Don and Molly Skinner of Longview, Glenn Skinner of Palestine, Texas; 17 grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and loving friends.
Brandy Fears McGill
Graveside services for Brandy Fears McGill, 26, of Longview will be held at ten a.m. Monday, February 25, 2002 at the Center Cemetery in Harleton, Texas. Brandy died Friday in a Longview hospital
Brandy was born May 1, 1975 in Kilgore. She had been a resident of the East Texas area all of her life. Brandy was a homemaker and loving mother to her two daughters Mana and Mayson.
She is survived by her husband, John McGill of Harleton, Texas; two daughters, Mana Olvera of Longview and Mayson McGill of Harleton; parents, Larry Fears of Bullard and Molly Strickland Fears of Longview; sister, Tracy Drury of Kilgore; half brother, Larry Fears, Jr. of Kilgore; aunts, uncles, cousins and a host of other family and friends.
Maxine "Snookie" Mobley
Services for Maxine “Snookie” Mobley, 84, of Kilgore will be ten a.m., Thursday, February 21, 2002 at the Rader Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverends Dr. W.D. “Bill” O’Neal and Jim Sparks officiating. Burial will follow in the Kilgore Cemetery. Mrs. Mobley died Tuesday, February 19, 2002 in Longview.
Mrs. Mobley was born, raised, and lived in Kilgore, Texas all of her life. She graduated from Kilgore High School in 1935. Snookie attended Ward Belmont College in Nashville, Tennessee. She married E.B. Mobley on Easter Sunday in 1937. She enjoyed her family and loved to travel. She was active in the Evergreen Garden Club and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.
She is survived by daughter Mary Kate Akkola of Dallas; son and daughter-in-law Ebb and Laney Mobley of Longview, TX; four grandchildren Elisabeth Mobley, Amanda Mobley Presley and husband Clark, Laura Mobley, and Matthew Akkola; two great grandchildren James Cameron Presley and Aaron Matthew Akkola; brother James “Dick” Laird; four nieces Cissy Laird Covnet, Marlynn Laird Sparks, Laura Chandler Eanes, Claire Mai Miller; nephew Mark Harris; as well as many other loving family and friends.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Gregg Home for the Aged, Rt. 5 Box 135, Kilgore, Texas 75662.
The family will receive friends at the Rader Funeral Home Wednesday evening between six and seven-thirty p.m.
Mrs. Mobley was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, E.B. Mobley; parents, Loddie Chandler and John Henry Laird; sister, Ivy Kate Henry.
Services for Coach Donnie Oden, 64, of Kilgore will be twelve noon, Wednesday, February 20, 2002 at the Highland
Park Baptist Church with the Reverend Don Scott, Reverend Riley Pippen and Rory Dukes officiating. Burial will be three-thirty p.m. Wednesday at the Mt. Zion Cemetery, De Berry, Texas. Coach Oden died Monday, February 18, 2002 at his home.
He was a graduate of Carthage High School. Donnie earned his bachelors degree from Sam Houston State University while attending school on a baseball scholarship. He received his master’s degree from Stephen F. Austin State University. Mr. Oden taught and coached four years in San Augustine, Texas before coming to Kilgore. Coach Oden touched many lives in the 29 years at Kilgore High School.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Del Oden of Kilgore; son and daughter-in-law, Matt and Carla Oden of Kilgore; daughter, Vonn Oden of Dallas; brother and sister-in-law, Gene and Sandra Oden of De Berry, Texas; sister and brother-in-law, Toby and Mack Monday of Kilgore; brother-in-law and his wife, Ernest and Sue Eaves of Greenwood, Louisiana; two grandchildren, Ryan and Madison Oden of Kilgore; nephews, Walter, Ronnie, and Stevie Oden and Michael Eaves; nieces Teri, Angela, and Susan; two aunts, Eloise Martin and Maude Cloe Studdard and fourteen first cousins.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Donnie Oden Scholarship Fund, C/O Kilgore High School 301 North Kilgore Street, Kilgore, Texas 75662.
Forest Hulett Washburn
Services for Forest Hulett Washburn, 50, of Kilgore will be two p.m., Friday, February 22, 2002 at Hickory Grove Baptist Church with the Reverend Gaylon Burris officiating. Burial will follow in the Hickory Grove Cemetery under the direction of Rader Funeral Home in Kilgore. Mr. Washburn died Monday, February 18, 2002 at his home after a lengthy illness.
Mr. Washburn was born May 29, 1951 in Kilgore, Texas. He was a graduate of Longview schools and a United States Army Veteran. He made a public profession of faith and was baptized April 9, 1989. He married Jan Dudley July 22, 1994. He retired from Crown, Cork and Seal, and was a member of the United Steel Workers of America local Unions # 7212 and 4134.
His father, Forest Brown Washburn and a sister, Patricia Washburn Shelton preceded him in death.
He is survived by his devoted wife of eight years, Nora Jan Dudley Washburn of Kilgore; two sons, James Ashley Washburn and Justin Dale Washburn both of Henderson; daughter, Kimberly Renee Cooper of Henderson; mother and step father Dorothy and James Washburn of Longview; four sisters, Linda Parr, Liz Washburn and Vicki Roberts all of Longview and Betty Dubois of Louisiana; two brothers, Kenneth Washburn of Longview, Randy Washburn of Gilmer; grandmother, Maude Miller of Kilgore, grand daughter, Charity Alyssa Cooper of Henderson, numerous nieces and nephews.
The family requests that memorials be made to The University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, P.O. Box 297153, Houston, Texas 77297. Please specify the Neurological Oncology Department.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday night from seven until nine o’clock.