Nora Lee Bell Smith
Nora Lee Bell Smith, 84, of Fairfield passed away Monday, Sept. 30, 2002 at East Texas Medical Center in Fairfield.
Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Capps Memorial Chapel.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Capps Memorial Chapel with Brother Bo Davis officiating. Interment will follow at Lake Chapel Cemetery.
Family members will serve as pallbearers.
Mrs. Smith was born Feb. 2, 1918 in Freestone County to Robert Smart and Mary Hill Smart. She was a member of the Assembly of God.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lee Roy Smith; and daughters, Billie Dean Fisher and Winona Ann Smith.
Survivors include her daughter, Gerrell Darlene Toland of Amelia, Ohio; son, Roy Kenneth Smith of Independence, Mo.; brother, Pete Smart of Tyler; 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Capps Memorial Chapel of Fairfield.
Smith Matthew Walker
Smith Matthew Walker, 84, of Amarillo passed away Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2002.
Services will be 4 p.m. today at Paramount Terrace Christian Church in Amarillo with the Rev. Dan Campbell of Austin officiating. Private family committal will be at the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery.
Mr. Walker was born and raised in Cherokee. He was a graduate of Sam Houston State University. He was a major in the U.S. Air Force in World War II and served as a bombardier instructor. He married Helen Marie Denney Nov. 28, 1946 in Wichita Falls. Mr. Walker worked as a district catalog manager for Montgomery Ward in the Panhandle area from 1960 until 1973. He retired after 25 years of service. After retirement, he was involved in real estate in Corsicana. He returned to Amarillo in 2002. He was a member of Paramount Terrace Christian Church.
Survivors include his wife, Helen Walker of Amarillo; daughters, Marie McCormick and husband Terry of Amarillo, and Linda Ferguson of Lubbock; sons, Matthew Walker and wife Laurie of Ephrata, Wash., Wade Walker and wife Laurie of Amarillo, and Steve Baker and wife Anna of Barrington, Ill.; six grandsons, six granddaughters, two step grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to St. Anthony's Hospice Life Enrichment, P.O. Box 950, Amarillo, TX 79176, or to a favorite charity.
Arrangements by Schooler Funeral Home of Amarillo.
Katherine Gordon Potter
Katherine Gordon Potter, 95, of Corsicana passed away Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2002 in Corsicana.
She was born March 12, 1907 in Tullahoma, Tenn.
Services are pending with Corley Funeral Home.
Horace Joe Pool
Horace Joe Pool, 69, of Fairfield passed away Thursday, July 18, 2002 at East Texas Medical Center in Fairfield.
Cremation was done by Fairway Crematory in Van.
Mr. Pool was born Aug. 18, 1932 in Winnsboro. He was a retired carpenter and painter.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Winnie Pool.
Survivors include his stepson, David Emerine of Malakoff; brothers, Terry Pool of Sulphur Springs, and Edward Pool and Floyd Pool, both of Winnsboro; and sister, Frankie Pool of Como.
Arrangements by Capps Memorial Chapel of Fairfield.
Nadine Hill, 71, of White Deer passed away Friday, July 19, 2002 in Pampa.
Private family services were held.
Mrs. Hill was born Jan. 16, 1931 in Electra. She moved to Pampa in 1932, and had been a longtime resident of White Deer. She married Thomas Hill May 31, 1950 in Tucumcari, N.M. She was a homemaker and a Methodist.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1980; and brothers, Arthur Wilkerson in 2000 and William Wilkerson in 1969.
Survivors include her sister, Evelyn Broxson of Corsicana; brothers, Elvis Wilkerson of Florida and James Wilkerson of Tulsa, Okla.
Arrangements by Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors of Pampa.
Boyd Earl Reynolds
Boyd Earl Reynolds, 71, of Denton passed away Friday, July 19, 2002 at Denton Community Hospital.
Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Mulkey-Mason, Jack Schmitz and Son Funeral Home in Denton.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mulkey-Mason, Jack Schmitz and Son Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Steve Cates officiating. Interment will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Frost Cemetery.
Mr. Reynolds was born Aug. 16, 1930 in Cooper to Boyd and Melvina Kerbow Reynolds. He served as a corpsman in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He attended Decatur Baptist College and Texas Tech University. He was a Little League coach in his younger years.
He was president of the Lions Club in Elkhart, Kan., in 1969 and a 32nd degree mason and a member of Fairview Baptist Church in Sherman. In 1996, he retired as a sales clerk at Exxon. Prior to that, he was a lineman for 25 years at Electric Service Company of Lubbock. He married Bobbie Foree Mize at Central Baptist Church in Wichita Falls April 20, 1984.
Mr. Reynolds was preceded in death by a brother, Wyman Reynolds.
Survivors include his wife, Bobbie Reynolds of Denton; daughter, Sharon Elizabeth Abplanalp of Houston; stepdaughters, Chari Renee Childers, Debbie Denise Irby and Lori Ann Frank, all of Krum; sons, Michael Eugene Reynolds of Coldspring and Patrick Boyd Reynolds of Honolulu, Hawaii; stepson, Steve Wayne Roberson of Carrollton; 15 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Mulkey-Mason, Jack Schmitz and Son Funeral Home of Denton.
Doris Jean Ellison Wilkes
Doris Jean Ellison Wilkes, 63, of Los Angeles, formerly of Corsicana, passed away July 10, 2002 at Kindred Hospital in Los Angeles.
Services will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Johnson Memorial COGIC with Bishop Robert Davis officiating. Interment will follow at Woodland Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Kenneth Bell, Derrick Bell, George Marshall II, Ivory Joe Bell, Walter McBride and Lessie L. Ellison, Jr.
Mrs. Wilkes was born Dec. 11, 1938 in Corsicana. She was a member of the True Friendship Baptist Church of Englewood, Calif.
She was preceded in death by husband Wilbert Wilkes and son Gregory Wilkes.
Mrs. Wilkes is survived by sister Helen Bell of Corsicana; sisters-in-law Minnie Pearl Wilkes of Los Angeles and Shirley Ellison and Jettie Ellison, both of Corsicana; special cousin Maurice Grant and wife Etta; special friend Shirley White of Florida; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Arrangements by Ross and Johnson Funeral Home.
Glenn Joseph Cook
Glenn Joseph Cook, 79, of Granbury passed away Thursday, Dec. 6, 2001 at his residence following a lengthy illness.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Callaway-Jones Funeral Home in Bryan.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at All Faiths Chapel at Texas A&M University in College Station. Interment will follow at College Station Cemetery.
Mr. Cook was born March 5, 1922 in Bazette. He graduated from Mildred High School in 1939 and Texas A&M University in 1944. He was a World War II Army Air Corps veteran.
He was executive director of the Brazos Valley Council of Governments and a resident of Bryan for 26 years before retiring to Granbury in 1993.
Mr. Cook was a member of First Baptist Church of Granbury. He was a 40-year member of Redland Masonic Lodge No. 3, A.F.&A.M., San Augustine, National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, Sons of Confederate Veterans, and American Legion Earl Graham Post No. 159, Bryan.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Jordan Cook; son, Boyd Thomas Aringdale; and parents, Alvah Raymond Cook and Lillie Pearl Kelly Cook.
Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Liz Cook of Dallas; grandson, Jordan Hays Cook of Dallas; sister, Cookie Montgomery of Dawson; brothers, Preston Kelly Cook of Temple, Raymond Wendell Cook and Edward Lockhart Cook, both of Corsicana, and Sidney Albert Cook of Pensacola, Fla.; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Mary Evelyn and Howard Scott of Fort Worth; aunt, Ina Mae Wilson of Houston; special friend and caregiver, Mary Foust of Granbury; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Memorials may be made to Coon Creek Homecoming Fund, in care of Marsha Brown, 5358 Farm-to-Market Road 56, Clifton, Texas 76634; or First Baptist Church of Granbury Building Fund, 1851 Weatherford Highway, Granbury, Texas 76048.
Arrangements by Callaway-Jones Funeral Home of Bryan.