William 'Charlie' Skeen
SULPHUR SPRINGS - Funeral services for William Charles "Charlie" Skeen, 49, of Campbell, are at 1 p.m. Saturday at League Street Church of Christ with Stevie Smith officiating. Burial is in Conner Cemetery in Dike.
He died Tuesday at Charlton Methodist Hospital in Cedar Hill.
Son of William Perry and Betty Jo Carr Skeen, he was born Feb. 5, 1949 in Sulphur Springs. He married Michele Martin in Cash on July 4, 1996.
He was a stuntman-actor for Amadau Productions, doing stunts for the TV series "Walker, Texas Ranger."
Mr. Skeen was a member of League Street Church of Christ and was a member of West Tawakoni Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2559. He was also a member of the Screen Actors Guild and the Wednesday Men's Classic Bowling Congress in Greenville.
He served in the United States Marines and in the U.S. Army for eight years, rising to the rank of Staff Sergeant.
Surviving are his wife; his father of Cash; a daughter, La Dawna Skeen of Campbell; foster daughter, Tonya Kasney of Campbell and four brothers, Richard Wallace Skeen of Cash and Travis Edward Riley, Andrew Clifton Riley and Jerry Wayne Riley, all of Sulphur Springs.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Betty Jo Riley in 1997.
West Oaks Funeral Home of Sulphur Springs is in charge of arrangements.
CADDO MILLS - Jimmy Glen Bost, 57, of Garland died Wednesday at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. Memorial services are at 11 a.m. Friday at the First Baptist Church of Caddo Mills with Kenneth Ballard officiating.
Mr. Bost was born June 14, 1941 in Caddo Mills; the son of Jimmy Glen and Louise Chapman Bost. He was employed in technical sales.
Surviving are his wife, Susan Bost of Garland; son, Kevin Bost of Dallas; step-sons, Russell Abrego and Christopher Abrego of Garland; daughters and sons-in-law, Shelley and Tom Oehler of Austin and Danielle and Zack Farr of Saginaw; and grandsons, Ryan and Grant Oehler of Austin.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Rentfrow Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Joseph J. Miller of Greenville died Tuesday at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Friday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Rick Henslee officiating. Burial is in Van Sickle Cemetery.
He was born Aug. 28, 1927 in Dillsborough, N.C., son of William Alfred Miller and Gertrude Nations. He was married to Ruth Turner on April 1, 1969 in Denver, Colo.
Mr. Miller was a retired sewing machine mechanic. He was a member of Johnson Street Church of Christ.
Surviving are his wife of Greenville; two sons; a stepson, Don Powell of Ennis; one daughter; one stepdaughter, Deborah McAnnally of Greenville; three sisters, Irene Johnson of North Carolina, Iva Lee Luthi of Las Vegas, Nev. and Mary Lamb of Tennessee; several grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, one brother, one stepson and one stepdaughter.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
LEONARD - A memorial service for Isabel Jane Smith, 67, of Celeste is at 2 p.m. today in the Taylor Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Dan Carroll is officiating.
Mrs. Smith died Tuesday at the North Central Medical Center in McKinney.
The daughter of Donald Richard Smith and Ruby Remaley Smith, she was born Aug. 11. 1931 in Mansfield, Ohio. She married William Robert Smith on March 5, 1954 in Indiana.
Mrs. Smith was a homemaker and a member of the First Christian Church in Greenville. She was a member of the Bonham Art League.
Survivors include her daughter, Debbie Hutcherson of McKinney; a son, Rick Smith of McKinney and two grandsons.
Her husband preceded her in death on Nov. 24, 1988.
Arthur Kidd Stutts, 81, of Greenville died Tuesday at his residence. Graveside services are at Laureland Memorial park with Rev. Eddie Smith officiating.
Mr. Stutts was born Dec. 11, 1917, in Middleton, Tenn. to Arthur Alonzo and Neely Fay Newland Stutts. He married Juanita Brown on Jan. 25, 1942, in Dallas.
He was a U.S. Air Force veteran who served in World War II. He was a retired civil service project engineer.
Surviving are a son-in-law, J.K. Crain of Greenville; granddaughters and husbands, Debbie and Terry Driggers and Jeannie and Jason Weeks, all of Greenville; brother, Jim Stutts of Lake Cypress; and sister, Ruth Wheat of Garland.
He was preceded in death by his wife on April 14, 1998; and daughter, Carol Ann Crain, on July 14, 1997.
Coker-Mathews Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
EMORY - Kathleen Waren, 91, of Emory died Wednesday at Hopkins County Memorial Hospital. Funeral services are at 1 p.m. today at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel in Emory with Floyd R. Sturdevant officiating. Burial is in Emory City Cemetery.
Born in McKinney on June 8, 1907, she was the daughter of W.B. and Kara Davis. She married Calloway Waren on March 31, 1935 in Louisiana. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ.
Surviving are a sister, Vera Sullivan of Quitman; sister-in-law, Lois Waren Brown of Dallas; nephews Mike Davis of Emory, Clarence Davis Jr. of Emory, William Sonny Davis of Emory and Robert Sullivan of Dallas; and nieces Elaine McAree of Alba and Yvonnie Dickens of Miller Grove.
CARTHAGE - Velma Kinchlow Waters, 67, died Sunday. There is a celebration of life at 1 p.m. today at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Carthage. A memorial service and burial is Friday at Rosemound Cemetery in Commerce.
She was born Aug. 12, 1931, to Leo and Bertha Kinchlow and attended public school in Commerce and Neylandville. She married Robert Earl Waters on Sept. 4, 1949; he preceded her in death on Oct. 24, 1981.
Mrs. Waters was the first African American to graduate from East Texas State University, now Texas A&M University-Commerce, with a bachelor of science degree in 1968. She received two masters degrees from Stephen F. Austin State University.
She was a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, a licensed missionary of the Church of God In Christ, Inc. and a member of Texas State Teachers Association. She was a school teacher in Panola County Independent School District.
Mrs. Waters was a Bible Band and Sunday School teacher for the last 20 years in the Church of God In Christ.
She is survived by her children Larry Waters of Fort Worth, Dorothi Pope of Carthage, Gloria Gibson of Tyler, Michael Waters of Midland, Yolanda Williams of Carthage, Ruth Shellman of Big Spring, Charles Waters of Grand Prairie, Richard Waters of Las Vegas, Nev. and Apryl Waters of Lubbock; a sister, Theda Brown of Commerce; brother, Cleburne Brigham Jr. of Portland, Ore.; 22 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; stepfather, Cleburne Brigham, Sr.; a sister, Leola Kinchlow; brothers Cecil, Weldon and Leon Kinchlow and one grandchild, Dustin Waters.
Black's Funeral Home of Carthage is in charge of arrangements.
CADDO MILLS - Beulah Weatherley, 86, of Clinton died Tuesday in Greenville. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Friday at the Caddo Mills Church of Christ with Ray Hunter officiating. Burial is in Caddo Mills Cemetery.
The daughter of Charlie Combs and Canzadia Coleman Combs, she was born July 14, 1912 in Clinton. She married Alton Weatherley on Dec. 25, 1932 in Clinton. Mrs. Weatherley was a homemaker.
She is survived by a son, Alton Ray Weatherley of Caddo Mills; three daughters, Billie Fae Bowen, Nell Bowen and Patsy Greer, all of Caddo Mills; two sisters, Bertha Fae Castle of Lubbock and Dorothy Harris of Heath; eight grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, three sons and one daughter.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Rentfrow Funeral Home, Inc. of Caddo Mills.
ROYSE CITY - Bob Weatherly, 70, of Grand Prairie died Monday. Funeral services are at 1 p.m. today at Rest Haven Funeral Home, Royse City Chapel with David Council officiating. Burial is in Royse City Cemetery.
He was born in Rockwall County on Jan. 14, 1928.
Surviving are his wife, Jessie Marie Weatherly of Grand Prairie; sons Joe Don Weatherly and Ronnie Dale Weatherly of Grand Prairie; a daughter, Bobbie Dunn of Cedar Hill; brothers Johnny Dunn Weatherly of Quinlan and Richard Leon Weatherly of Bowles, Ark.; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one daughter, one brother and one sister.
QUINLAN - Funeral services for Perry W. Alexander, 61, of Quinlan will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Quinlan LyBrand Funeral Home Chapel with Lee Tillman officiating. Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery.
He died Monday at his home.
Born in Gladewater on July 21, 1937, he was the son of Bill Alexander and Loys Alexander. He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Air Force. He worked in security.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Alexander; sons Benny and Danny Quermtermous and Buddy, Randy and Perry Alexander; daughters Janice Quermtermous, Becky Alexander, Pamela Evens and Brenda Hinson; two sisters, Betty Carlow and Joyce Blankenship and 15 grandchildren.
His parents preceded him in death.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
CASTROVILLE - Trinidad Espino, 78, of Plano, formerly of Castroville, died Sunday in Richardson. A Rosary will be recited today at 7 p.m. at St. Louis Catholic Church in Castroville. Mass of Resurrection will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Louis Catholic Church and burial will be in St. Louis Catholic Cemetery.
He was born Aug. 17, 1920 in La Coste.
Surviving are a son, Arthur Espino of Plano; three grandchildren, including Ricky Espino of Greenville; seven great-grandchildren and sisters Marcelina Garcia of Hondo and Nicolasa Rodriquez of Elsa.
His wife, Sara Gomez Espino, preceded him in death.
Visitation will be from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. today at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home in Castroville.
Margaret Louise Meadows, 91, of Greenville died Sunday at Briarcliff Health Center. Graveside services are at 2 p.m. Thursday at East Mount Cemetery with Rev. Kirk Jones officiating.
The daughter of Fredrick U. and Dink Brown Meadows, she was born Aug. 17, 1907 in Greenville. She retired from the Dallas Independent School District after a career of 40 years. She was a member of First Baptist Church.
Surviving are nieces Peggy Meadows Flocken of Layton, Utah and Vicki Meadows Dillon of Mission Viejo, Calif. and a nephew, Leon C. Meadows of Riverside, Calif.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.
Pinkie H. Hunter, 100, of Greenville died Friday at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Funeral services are at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Clark Street Christian Church with Rev. W.D. Hines officiating. Burial is in East Mount Cemetery.
Mrs. Hunter was born Jan. 24, 1898 in Hughes Springs, daughter of Mose and Mollie Hawkins. She was a homemaker and a member of Clark Street Christian Church.
Surviving are three grandsons, Roy Royal of Jackson, Tenn., L.G. Royal of Greenville and Joe Royal of Garland; one granddaughter, Dorothy Bolden of Oakland, Calif. and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband and two sons.
Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
LEONARD - Funeral services for John G. Nargang, 79, of Leonard, are at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Cedar Memorial Chapel in Cedar Rapids, Iowa with Rev. Susan Keegan Quinn officiating. Burial is in the Cedar Memorial Cemetery in Cedar Rapids. He died Saturday in the Leonard Nursing Home.
He was born Nov. 16, 1919 in Waterloo, Iowa, son of John Stephen and Gertrude Daly Nargang. He was married to Robbie Bowen for 53 years. Mr. Nargang was a real estate broker and a member of Christ Presbyterian Church.
Surviving are his wife of Leonard; a brother, Glendon Nargang of Bella Vista, Ark.; a granddaughter and a grandson and several nieces and nephews.
Taylor Funeral Home of Leonard is in charge of arrangements.
COMMERCE - Ethel Pearl Hensley, 91, of Tyler died Saturday in Tyler. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Pecan Gap Baptist Church with Rev. Gary Kinnaird officiating. Burial is in the Pecan Gap Cemetery.
Mrs. Hensley was born July 4, 1907, in Izard County, Ark.; the daughter of Francis M. and Nora Wilson Fowler. She was married to Lee Roy Hensley on Nov. 9, 1929, in Angleton.
Mrs. Hensley was a former Commerce, Pecan Gap and Brazoria County resident. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Commerce and a former member of the Pecan Gap Baptist church.
Surviving are daughters, Mary Maines of Pearland, Claudia Floyd of Irving and Janie Williams of Tyler; son, Paul Hensley of Alvin; daughter-in-law, Betty Hensley of Cedar Park; and 12 grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1985 and a son, Dr. Elmer Lee Hensley, in 1996.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Pemberton Funeral Home, which is in charge of the arrangements.
WILLS POINT - Lizzie Mae Adkisson, 86, of Wills Point, died Friday in a Wills Point nursing home. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. today in the Allan Fuller Funeral Home Chapel in Wills Point with Rev. Cloyce Miller officiating. Burial will be in Memoryland Memorial Park.
She was born August 10, 1912 in Anna, Texas, the daughter of Royal Vance Houston and Maude Wilkey Houston. She was married to J.E. Hicks and later Wise Adkisson. She was a Baptist and a beautician who lived in the Greenville area most of her life. She had resided in Wills Point for the past ten years.
Survivors include sister Louise Sheppeard, of Greenville; and nephews Bill Sheppard, of Greenville, Ronnie Houston, of Greenville, and Jerry Marshall, of Dallas. She was preceded in death by a sister, Imogene Burns, and a brother, Otto Clyde Houston.