Billie Maydell (Burge) Haney
Services for Mrs. Billie Maydell (Burge) Haney, 85, of Schulenburg formerly of Kilgore will be held at ten o’clock a.m., Saturday, August 3, 2002 at the Rader Funeral Home Chapel in Kilgore with the Reverend Robert Besser officiating. Burial will follow in the Kilgore Cemetery. Mrs. Haney died Wednesday in a Weimar, Texas hospital.
She was born September 11, 1916 in Mexia, Texas the daughter of the late Otha Lee Burge and Mattie Mae Lewis. She was a graduate of Mexia High School and was united in marriage to Robert Roe Haney, August 27, 1937 and both were longtime members of St. Luke’s United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Haney was preceded in death by her husband Robert Roe Haney and a brother Lewis Burge.
Survivors include her son and daughter in law Bob and Patti Haney of Schulenburg; two grandchildren Bobby and Lauren Haney both of Schulenburg.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday night from six until eight o’clock p.m.
Betty Jo Northcutt Moore
Services for Mrs. Betty Jo Northcutt Moore, 57, of Kilgore will be held four o’clock p.m., Tuesday, August 6, 2002 at the Rader Funeral Home Chapel in Kilgore with the Reverend Darren Harlan officiating. Burial will follow in the Kilgore Cemetery. Mrs. Moore died Saturday, August 3, 2002 at her home.
She was born February 26, 1945 in DeKalb, Texas the daughter of the late Allie and Harold Austin. She was a Baptist.
Two brothers H.L. and Clifford Northcutt preceded her in death.
Survivors include her husband Bobby Lee Moore of Kilgore; two daughters Nancy Propes and Leeann Moore both of Longview; one son Clifford Moore of Houston; two grandsons; two great granddaughters and several nieces, nephews and other loving family.
Danny Lee Isaac
Services for Mr. Danny Lee Isaac, 49, of Tatum will be held at ten o’clock a.m., Wednesday August 7, 2002 at the Rader Funeral Home in Kilgore with Reverend Robert Besser officiating. Mr. Isaac died Sunday, August 4, 2002 in Fannin County.
He was born January 10, 1953 in Houston, Texas the son of the late A.J. and Lois Isaac. He was a master electrician and a United States Army Veteran.
Survivors include two sons, Allston Isaac of Tatum and James Hill of Saginaw; four brothers, Charles Edward Isaac, Sr. of Athens, Jerry Isaac of Hot Springs, AR, James Thomas Isaac, Sr. of Longview and Kenneth Wayne Isaac of Kilgore; two sisters, Lillian Ruth Isaac Hooper of Bentonville, AR, Marilyn Lois Isaac Jones of Kansas City, MO and several nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and other loving family.
Kevin Wayne Baker
Services for Kevin Wayne Baker, 15, of College Station, formerly of Liberty City will be four p.m., Friday, August 9, 2002 at the Rader Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend David Hampton officiating. There will also be a three p.m. service, Saturday, August 10, 2002 at the Memorial Funeral Home of College Station. Burial will follow in the College Station Cemetery. Mr. Baker died Saturday, August 3, 2002 as the results of an automobile accident in Gladewater.
He was born August 30, 1986 in Bryan, Texas. Kevin attended Sabine Schools and A& M Consolidated High School in College Station, Texas. He was a member of Boy Scout Troop 259 in Liberty City. Kevin enjoyed drawing, computers, swimming and fishing.
Kevin is survived by his parents, Sandra Baker of College Station, Lee Baker of White Oak, Texas, Jimmie (Bodie) Currie of Florida; sister, Elizabeth Baker of College Station; brother, Christopher Baker of College Station; grandparents, Ann Chase of Bryan, Alvin Dombart of Iola, Texas, Jim and Betty Baker of Kilgore, many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at the Rader Funeral Home Thursday evening between six and seven p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Baker/Currie fund at the First National Bank of Bryan or College Station.
Services for Mrs. Imogene Hill-Tidwell, 69, of Kilgore will be Ten O’clock in the morning, Friday, August 9, 2002 in the Chapel of Rader Funeral Home with the Brother Brad Horton and Reverend Don Beebe officiating. Burial will follow in the Kilgore Cemetery. Mrs. Tidwell died Wednesday, August 7, 2002 at her residence.
Mrs. Tidwell was born on January 8, 1933, in Italy, Texas the daughter of the late Ernest and Emma Lola Johns. She was a homemaker and a member of Faith Baptist Church in Kilgore.
She is survived by her husband, Darriel Tidwell of Kilgore; six daughters, Patricia Sue Stewart, Helen Hill, Brenda Tidwell, Debbie Hill all of Kilgore, Mary McCool of Oklahoma and Becky Miller of Gilmer; three sons, Steven Ray Hill and Nicky Georgepul and Jimmy Tidwell all of Kilgore; one sister, Sue Hendrix of Kilgore; three brother, Kenneth Johns, Leroy Johns and Jamie Johns all of Kilgore; eighteen grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her two sons, Danny Wayne Murphy and Gary Lynn Murphy; daughter Helen Joyce Georgepul, sister Pauline Childress, brother E.E. Johns, Jr.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from Six until Eight P.M.
Claude Taylor, Sr.
Services for Claude Taylor, Sr., 72, of Kilgore will be held Ten O’clock A.M. Saturday, August 10, 2002 in the Chapel of Rader Funeral Home with the Reverend James Boatman officiating. Burial will follow in the Danville Cemetery. Mr. Taylor died Thursday, August 08, 2002 in a Longview hospital.
Mr. Taylor was born January 7, 1930 in Somerville, Tennessee the son of the late David and Floy Taylor. He was a member of the First Pentecostal Church of Kilgore, he was also a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and serviced with the National Guard. Mr. Taylor worked in the textile industries and later was a truck driver for Eagle Truck Lines in Kilgore.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Alberta Taylor of Kilgore; son, Claude Taylor, Jr.; daughter Victoria Reece of Kilgore; one granddaughter, seven grandsons, two great granddaughters and one great grandson; brother Charles Taylor of Somerville, Tennessee and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from Six until Eight p.m.
Mabel Glynn Wiley
Graveside Services for Mrs. Mabel Glynn Wiley, 92, of Kilgore will be held Saturday, September 7, 2002 at Ten A.M. in the Kilgore Cemetery with the Reverend John Sewell officiating. Mrs. Wiley died Wednesday, September 4, 2002 at her residence in Kilgore.
She was born May 25, 1910 in Woodson, Texas the daughter of the late Amon B. and Cleo A. Allison. Mrs. Wiley was a member of the Church Of Christ; she enjoyed crafts and had been active in the Home Demonstration Club in Overton. Mrs. Wiley will be remembered by her family as a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
Mrs. Wiley is survived by her two daughters, Annette Wiley and Katherine Wiley both of Kilgore; a son and daughter-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Don Wiley of St Louis, Missouri; one grandson, great grandson and several cousins, nieces and nephews.
Graveside services for Mildred Humphreys, 78, of Kilgore, formerly of Lubbock, will be two p.m., Saturday, September 7, 2002 at the Munday City Cemetery, Munday, Texas with the Reverend Randy Griffith officiating. Mrs. Humphreys died Thursday, September 5, 2002 in Kilgore.
She was born July 24, 1924 in Munday, Texas. Mrs. Humphreys was a Baptist and a waitress.
Mrs. Humphreys is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Glen Watkins of Kilgore; a brother, Don King of Lubbock, Texas; a sister, Jeaneva Harpole of Midland, Texas; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews
Kenneth W. Jordan
Graveside services for Kenneth W. Jordan, 71, of Kilgore will be Ten O’clock in the morning, Wednesday, September 18, 2002 at the Hickory Grove Cemetery with the Reverend Earl W. “Buddy” Duggins officiating. Mr. Jordan passed away Saturday afternoon at his home in Kilgore, Texas.
Mr. Jordan was born December 10, 1930 in Lamesa, Texas to the late G.M. and Irene Jordan. He was a longtime member of the Forest Home Baptist Church. Mr. Jordan was the owner and operator of Bee Line Well Service, Inc. in Kilgore and was very instrumental with the merger between Bee Line Well Services, Inc. and Tetra Applied Technologies, L.P. of Houston Texas. He attended the Gaston School. Mr. Jordan also served in the United States Navy.
Mr. Jordan is survived by his wife Edalene Jordan of Kilgore; two sons and a daughter-in-law Lane and Joy Jordan of Kilgore and Kenneth W. Jordan, Jr. of Kilgore; four grandchildren Kenneth W. Jordan, III of Plano, Lane Jordan, Jr. of Denton, Kalli Jordan of Kilgore and Kathlene Jordan of Waco; two sisters Billie Currie of Joliet, Illinois and Jo Terrier of Port Arthur, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents G.M. and Irene Jordan, one sister Dorothy Goodwin and one brother George Jordan.
Memorial donations may be made to the Marshall Taylor Scholarship Fund, Forest Home Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1340, Kilgore, Texas 75663.
The Jordan family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 7:00 until 8:30 p.m.
Charles R. Smith
Graveside services for Mr. Charles R. Smith, 74, of Kilgore will be held at Two O’clock in the afternoon, Wednesday, September 18, 2002 at the Hickory Grove Cemetery in Kilgore with Reverend Roy Hardin officiating. Burial will follow in the Hickory Grove Cemetery. Mr. Smith passed away Monday morning at his home in Kilgore.
He was born July 7, 1928 in Muleshoe, Texas, the son of the late Clarence and Mary Smith. Mr. Smith had lived in Kilgore since 1935. He was a retired truck driver from Bolt Fuel Co.
Survivors include his wife Della Fae Smith of Kilgore; two sons Aaron Smith and Jesse Davis; four daughters Caroline White, Martha Copeland, Jeannie Smith and Rose Esquivel; six grandchildren Aaron Jr., Brian, Renee, Kim, Kenneth and Jack; nine great grandchildren and a host of other loving family.
His parents and his grandson Chuck Copeland preceded Mr. Smith in death.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday evening from six until eight o’clock p.m.
Goldia Mae Prochaska
Services for Mrs. Goldia Mae Prochaska, 99, of F.M. 2011 (Rt. 11) Longview will be held at Three o’clock p.m., Saturday, September 21, 2002 at the Danville Methodist Church in Kilgore with the Reverend Walter Magouyrk officiating. Burial will follow in the Danville Cemetery. Mrs. Prochaska passed away Monday in Longview.
She was born June 26, 1903 in Montgomery, Texas the daughter of the late Finnie and Etta McDonald. Mrs. Prochaska received her Teacher’s Certification from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. She taught elementary school in Anauhac and Simonton, Texas. Mrs. Prochaska married Frank Otto Prochaska on December 24, 1936 in Houston, Texas. She resided in Brookshire and Eldorado, Texas until moving to Gregg County in 1952 where she has resided for over half a century. She was a Cub Scout Den Mother in Eldorado, member of the Samuel Paul Dinkins Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and she was a member of the Danville Methodist Church. She was a loving and devoted mother, wife and homemaker.
Survivors include two sons Frank Otto Prochaska, Jr. and Charles David Prochaska both of Houston, Texas; two grandsons Chris Prochaska of New Orleans, Louisiana and Matthew Prochaska of Houston, Texas; one granddaughter Rachel Prochaska of Houston, Texas; one brother Charles S. McDonald of Tavares, Florida; a niece Gail McDonald of Austin, Texas and a nephew James Burton McDonald of Fredricksburg, Texas.
Her husband Frank O. Prochaska, two brothers Albert and James B. McDonald and a sister Juliet McDonald, preceded her in death.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday evening from seven until nine o’clock p.m.
Services for Mr. Herman Smith 79, of Liberty City, will be at two o’clock p.m. Friday, September 20, 2002, at the Rader Funeral Home Chapel in Kilgore with Reverend Bruce Wells officiating. Burial will follow in Lakeview Memorial Gardens. Mr. Smith passed away Wednesday in a Longview hospital.
He was born January 15, 1923 in Gregg County, Texas the son of the late J.W. and Rosalie Smith. He was a veteran of WW II serving with the United States Marine Corps and a foreman for Delta Drilling Company for 33 years.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Pauline Gatlin Smith of Liberty City; Two daughters and their husbands, Nelda and John Allen of Liberty City and Earlan and John Ammons of New London; one sister Delphine Jordan of Liberty City; one brother, Bobby Smith of Longview; four grandchildren, Rhonda Kirkpatrick of Crosbyton, Penny Pike and Jennifer Glover of Longview and Justin Allen of Liberty City; five great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and other loving family.
The family will receive friends tonight from seven until nine at Rader Funeral Home in Kilgore.