Ethel Mary Croxton
Ethel Mary Croxton, 72, of Nocona, TX passed away on March 26, 2003 in Nocona General Hospital.
Mrs. Croxton was born November 2, 1930 in New Orleans, LA. to Savilla Cecile Hoffman and Albert Joseph Mc Evoy. She married James Lee Croxton on May 5, 1949 in New Orleans, LA. She was a telephone operator and a member of St. Mary Magdeline Catholic Church.
Graveside service for Mrs. Croxton were held on Thursday, March 27, 2003 at 2 p.m. at Belcherville Cemetery. Jerry Woods Funeral Home directed the services.
Survivors include: two daughters, Janice Croxton, Nocona,TX, and Jo Ann Choina, Nocona TX; four sons, Johnny Croxton, Nocona, TX, Jerry Croxton, Bowie, TX, Melvin Croxton, Bowie, TX, and
James Croxton, Terral, OK; one sister Joyce Terry, Metairie, LA.; nine grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers included: James Lee Choina, Richard (Charlie) Choina, Chad Croxton, Travis Croxton and Joseph Stark.
She was preceded in death by sisters, Ruth McEvoy, Merle Blanchard, and Catherine Hullinghorst; brothers Albert McEvoy and John McEvoy.
Robbie Bell Carver
Robbie Bell Carver, 85 of Nocona, TX , passed away on March 13, 2003 in Nocona Nursing Home.
Mrs. Carver was born on August 25, 1917 in Petrolia, TX. to Flora Conner and J.H. Carver. She was a stitcher for 30 years at Nocona Leathergoods and Russell Newman.
Graveside services for Mrs. Carver were held Saturday, March 15, 2003 at 2p.m. with Reverend C.E. Russell officiating at Nocona Cemetery.
Survivors include: one sister, Frankie Hanson, Nocona, TX; two brothers, Ira Carver, Saint Jo, TX. and Bill Carver, Holliday, TX.She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Durward, Keith and twin, Robert; and a sister, Violet Carver.
James Barney Raymond Jr.
James Barney Raymond Jr., 88, of Nocona, TX. passed away on March 29, 2003 in Horizon Manor Nursing Home.
Mr. Raymond was born on September 9, 1914 in Wichita, Kansas. He married Willie Mae Perkins in 1955 in Ruidosa, New Mexico. He was retired from the Santa Fe Railroad.
Graveside services for Mr. Raymond were held on March 30, 2003 at 3 p.m. at Center Point Cemetery with Reverend Scott Moore officiating.
Surviving relatives include: two sons, Art Rhode Jr. Nocona, TX, Donald Ray Rhode, Fort Worth, TX; six grandchildren, and five great - grandchildren.
Nina Mae Howard Nottingham
Nina Mae Howard Nottingham, 66, of Bowie, TX passed away on April 12, 2003 in Kell West Regional Hospital, Wichita Falls, TX.
Mrs. Nottingham was born on February 3, 1937 in Gainesvillie, TX to Herman and Bessie Clifton. She was married to Bill Nottingham on April 10, 1981.
Funeral services for Mrs. Nottingham were held on April 14, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Lamoin Champ officiating. Interment was held in Newport Cemetery under the direction of Scott-Morris Funeral Home.
Surviving relatives include: two daughters, Vickie Hoyle, Bowie, TX, and Betsy Sims, Bowie, TX; two sons, Mark Howard, Bowie, TX, and Jeff Howard, Mansfield, TX; ten grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Nottingham on May 6, 2002; and daughter Nancy Connor on May 1, 2002.
Jo An Hamrick
Jo Ann Hamrick, 65, of Bowie, TX passed away on April 7, 2003 in Bowie Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. Hamrick was born on December 1, 1937 in Montague, TX. She married Buck Hamrick on June 24, 1968 at Las Vegas, NV. She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Bowie, TX. She was a very charitable person and contributed to many charities throughout her life.
Funeral services for Mrs. Hamrick were held on Thursday, April 10, 2003, at Calvary Baptist Church in Bowie, TX, with Rev. Don Haney officiating. Internment was held in Elmwood Cemetery under the direction of Fry Funeral Home.
Surviving relatives include: one daughter, Carol Ann Cobb, Fort Worth, TX; one son, Roy Steven Sanders, Bowie, TX; eight grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; one stepfather, O.E. Hoyer, Everman, TX; one sister, Freida Mae Henson, Mineral Wells, TX; numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers included: Justin Wadsworth, Jerry McLendon, Joe Wadsworth, James McLendon, Tom Cobb, Buzz Mattix.
Nadyne Gary, 94, of Bowie, TX passed away on April 8, 2003 in Bowie Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. Gary was born on March 28, 1909 in Whitesboro, TX. She married Nathan Bennett Gary on February 21, 1930 at Ardmore, OK. She was a member of First Christian Church in Bowie, TX. She and her husband moved to Bowie where they began the Gary-Nees Lumber Company. Through the years Mrs. Gary was an active member of many organizations in the community. She was a past president of Maids and Matrons, chairman of the Montague County Fair committee, a member of the Bowie Memorial Hospital Auxiliary when it organized, past Worthy Matron of the Eastern Star in Whitesboro, and active in the First Christian Church.
Funeral services for Mrs. Gary were held on Friday, April 11, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. at First Christian Church with Rev. Clyde Markee and Dr. Chuck Aaron officiating. Internment was held in Elmwood cemetery under the direction of Fry Funeral Home.
Surviving relatives include: one son, David Gary; four grandchildren, Jim Gary, Plano, TX, Sydney Gary, Providence, RI, Marcus Gary, Austin, TX, and Sgt. Janet Gary, Kuwait; several neices and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Nathan B. Gary Sr. on November 13, 1986; one son N.B. Gary on April 14, 1998; and two grandsons, Louis Bennet Gary and John Roy Gary.
Pallbearers included: Jim Gary, Bob Sikes, Mark Gary, C.W. Chandler, Ligon Griffin, and Gordon Nees.
"Billy" William James Vicari
"Billy" William James Vicari, 63, of Montague, TX passed away on April 10, 2003 in Bowie Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Vicari was born on December 7, 1939 in Montague, TX to Joseph Felix and Angelina Corado Vicari. He married Nelda Hellinger on June 9, 1962 in Lindsey, TX. He was a member of St. Williams Catholic Church and Parish Council. He served a number of years on the Montague School Board. He was owner and operator of Vicari Farms Dozer Service along with his son Michael. He received the "Farmer of the Year" award in 1981, and the "1999 Upper Elm Red Outstanding Conservationist" award.
Funeral services for Mr. Vicari were held on Saturday, April 12, 2003 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Williams Catholic Church in Montague, TX, with Father Steven Berg officiating. Internment was held in Catholic Cemetery in Montague, TX under the direction of Scott-Morris Funeral Home.
Surviving relatives include: his wife, Nelda Vicari; two daughters, Greta Walker and Melissa Tompkins, both of Montague, TX; two sons, Michael Vicari, and Kurt Vicari, both of Montague, TX; seven grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Masicello, Montague, TX, and Louise Owen, Oklahoma, OK. He was preceded in death by a son, Devon Vicari; two brothers, Felix and Henry Vicari.
Pallbearers included: Tommy Fenoglio, Jack Nabors, Russell Fenoglio, Don McLaughlin, Royce Corada, Mark Owen
Mack Newton Thweatt
Mack Newton Thweatt, 87, of Saint Jo, TX passed away on April 10, 2003 at Nocona General Hospital.
Mr. Thweatt was born on February 6, 1916 in Koscuisko, MS to Mack D. and Mrytle Yates Thweatt. He married Mary Ethel Lovett on May 1, 1943 in Fort Worth, TX. He was a farmer andrancher and worked for Pedigo Oil Company. He was a member of the Saint Jo Church of Christ and served in the army for four years. He was also 2nd President of the Saint Jo Riding Club.
Funeral services for Mr. Thweatt were held on Saturday, April 12, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. at the Church of Christ in Saint Jo, TX. Interment was held in Mountain Park Cemetery under the direction of Scott-Morris Funeral Home.
Surviving relatives include: his children, Judy Dennis, Saint Jo, TX, and Mack "Jr" Thweatt, Alvord, TX; Eight grandchildren; nine great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Thweatt in 1994, and an infant grandson.