Miscellaneous Houston County, Texas Obituaries
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Thurs. Nov. 15, 1973 L. L. "Ollie" Dykes Mr. O. L. "Ollie" Dykes, 80, of Crockett, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 13, in the Houston County Hospital. Mr. Dykes, a reteired rancher and farmer, was a member of the Baptist church. He was a veteran of WW I and a member of the American Legion. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 2:30 p.m. in the Waller Chapel wtih Rev. E. P. Ramsey officiating. Interment was in the Evergreen Cemetery. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Billie Saxon of Crockett; two sisters, Miss Bonnie Dyles and Mrs. Maud English, both of Trinity; one grandchild. Waller Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Thursday, February 23, 1967 Aubert C. Dykes Jr. Mr. Aubert C. Dykes Jr., 46 of Crockett, died at his residence Thursday morning. Mr. Dykes was in the building and lumber business here, where he had lived the last 10 years. A native of Arkansas, he was a member of the First Methodist Church, and a veteran of World War II as a pilot with the U.S. Navy. Mr. Dykes was a graduate of Georgia Tech. He was a Scottish Rite Mason and Shriner, and a member of Kappa Sigma Fraternity. He had served as chairman of the official board of the First Methodist Churhc, vice president of the Crockett school board, and president of the Rotary Club. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Friday in the First Methodist Church, with Rev. L. B. Broach and Rev. Weldon B. Morton officiating Services followed at 5 p.m. at the graveside in the Farmerville, La., Cemetery, with interment following. Active pallbearers were Ross Kinslow, Allen Rogers, Dr. Richard D. Haines, Dr. James C. Moore, Dr. A. B. Brown, Jr., and W. D. Julian. Honorary pallbearers were James Rector, Dr. J. B. Land, Clive Dickey, A. C. Satterwhite, R. E. Thibodeaux and Wm. Smith. Survivors include the widow, Mrs. Jean Dykes of Crockett; a son, A. C. Dykes III of Crockett; two daughters, Mrs. Pamela Levert of New Orleans and Miss Donna Jean Dyukes of Crockett; his mother, Mrs. A. C. Dykes Sr. of Crockett; a brother, Roland Dykes of Dallas. Waller Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Thursday, July 20, 1961 Mrs. Ida May Eardley Mrs. Ida May Eardley, 76, died Monday at the family home near Trinity, following an extended illness. She was born March 20, 1885, in Bonn County, Ill., and was a member of the First Methodist Church. Funeral services were held from the Callaway Memorial Chapel at 2 p.m. Tuesday, with Rev. C. A. West, pastor of the First Methodist Church of Crockett, officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Memorial Park. Pallbearers wre Adkin Spain, Mutt Knox, John Bear, Alvis Story, T. E. Dawson and Bill Blalock. Survivors include the husband, William Eardley of Trinity; one son, Wilbur Eardley of Trinity; one daughter, Mrs. J. Mack Hurtt of Houston; one granddaughter, Mrs. W. M. Armstrong of El Paso; and five great-grandchildren. Arrangements were by Callaway Funeral Home. Thursday, August 17, 1961 Walter Wilbur Eardley Mr. Walter Wilbur Eardley, 60, retired farmer and construction worker of Trinity, died at his home after a prolonged illness. Funeral services were held from the Callaway Memorial Chapel at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18, with Carl Allen, minister of the Crockett Church of Christ, officiating. Burila was in the Rice Cemetery, and pallbearers wre Keith Hobson, Dude Dawson, Lee Beavers, Adkin Spain, C. F. Cook, and Benford Frizzell. Mr. Eardley is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mildred Eardley of Trinity; a daughter, Mrs. W. M. Armstrong of El Paso; a sister, Mrs. Syble Eardley Hurtt of Houston; father, William Eardely of Trinity; and six greandchildren. Born on Oct 2, 1900, in Old Ripley, Illinois, Mr. Eardley was a member of the Church of Christ. Callaway Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Thursday, March 13, 1969 John E. Easton Mr. John E. Easton, 73, of Lovelady, died Saturday in a Madisonville hospital of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Mr. Easton, a veteran of World War I, was born April 2, 1895, in Eastland County, Captain John, as he was affectionly known to all, was a retired employee of the Texas Department of Corrections, and had served as warden of the Eastham, Blue Ridge and Darrington Prison Farms. He had resided in Lovelady and Houston County since 1934. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday in the Callaway Memorial Chapel, with mr. M. E. Gimon of Lovelady officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery at Lovealdy. Pallbearers were Cecil Roe, W. T. Bruton, John Paul Stewart, Harold Stone, Atmar Turner and H. T. Deaton. Survivors include two sons, Foye and Jack Easton, both of Lovelady; a sister, Mrs. Lizzie Steele of Bryan; and three grandchildren. Callaway Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Thursday, June 4, 1970 Mrs. Mollie Eastwald Funeral services for Mrs. Mollie Eastwald, 88, wre held at Wheeler Funeral Home on May 27 at 10 a.m. Rev. John Cope, pastor of First Christian Church, of which she was a member for many years, officiated at the last rites. Interment was in Garden of Memories in El Campo. Mrs. Eastwald, a resident of El Campo for many years, died May 24, in Golden Age Manor Nursing Home in Houston. She was born in Norway September 19, 1881. Survivors include three daughters, Amanda Shafer of Houston, Mabel Faltyn of Pasadena, and Ellen Hastings of Pasadena; one son, Melvin Thompson of Crockett; 10 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren. Pallbearers were grandsons, Melvin Thompson of Corpus Christi, Bill Thompson of Baytown, Gerald Foltyn, El Campo, Myron Hastings of Colorado, James Hastings of Louisiana, and Richard Hastings, Pasadena. One grandson in New Mexico was unable to attend. 9-27-1962 Henry Hager Eaves Mr. Henry Hager Eaves, 81, of Apple Springs died Thursday afternoon, Sept. 20, in a Trinity hospital. A lifelong resident of Trinity County, he was a member of the Baptist church. Funeral services were held Saturday at 10 a.m. from the Apple Springs Baptist Church,, Rev. Arnold McBride and Rev. Morris Fletcher officiating. Burial was in the Mt. Zion Cemetery. Survivors include th ewife, Mrs. Cora Eaves of Apple Springs; two sons, Hager Eaves of Florida and Leon Eaves of Kennard; a daughter, Mrs. J. W. Doyle of Weldon; six grandchildren, and one great grandchild. Waller Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Thursday, July 20, 1961 Danny Eckles Our hearts over flow with sincere appreciation for all who expressed their love and sympathy in so many comforting ways during our recent sorrow. We are deeply greateful to all of you. Family of Danny eckles. Thursday, April 25, 1968 Marlon Dale Eddings Infant Marion Dale Eddings, of Trinity, died in Houston Saturday. Graveside funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday in the Cedar Grove Cemetery, with Rev. Hester officiating. Surviving are the parents, Mr. and Mrs. Marlon Eddings of Trnity. Waller Funeal Home was in charge of arrangements. Thursday, April 29, 1965 Miss Alice May Eddy Miss Alice May Eddy, 82, of Crockett, died Tuesday in the Houston County Nursing Home. Miss Eddy, born Jan. 3, 1883, in Wisconsin, had lived in this county for about 60 years. She formerly taught school in Wisconsin, and was a member of the Porter Springs Baptist Church. Funeral services were held in the porter Springs Baptist Church at 2 p.m. Wednesday, with Rev. Jack Edwards and Rev. Edgar Dodd officiating. Burial was in the Porter Springs Cemetery. Pallbearers were Roland Murray, E. R. Breton, Mike Lansford, Martin Lansford, John Spinks and Mack Shipp. Survivors include a number of cousins. Callaway Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Grapeland (Houston County) Texas 75844 Thursday, March 31, 1966 Wife is Charged in Husband's Death Murder charges were filed Wednesday morning against Mrs. Myrtle Edens, 59, of Route 1, Elkhart, in the shooting death of her husband, Jim Hogg Edens, 63. According to Sheriff J. B. Lively, the shooting occurred shortly after 5 AM Wednesday. He said Deputy Sheriff George Cheatman in Grapeland received a phone call from Mrs. Edens about 5:20AM saying she had shot her husband and was jumping into the water well at the residence. Sherrif Lively related that Cheatman called him and he instructed him to call an ambulance and proceed to the Edens farm, located in Houston County north west of Grapeland on the odl Elkhart road. Cheatman called Hassell and Foster for an ambulance and the fire alarm was sounded for firemen to accompany them to recover Mrs. Edens from the well. Volunteer fireman asisted in removing Mrs. Edens from the well and she was returned to Community Memorial Hospital where she was placed in custody and under a 24 hour guard. Sheriff Lively stated that her husband was killed by two bullets fired from a .38 calibre pistol. He added that she would be carried before a judge or justice of peace for formal arraignment, exact time depending upon her condition. The sheriff also stated that two notes were left by Mrs. Edens, but contents were not disclosed. Funeral services for Jim Hogg Edens, 63, of Route 1, Elkhart, will be held Thursday, March 31, at 3 PM in the First Baptist church, Grapeland, with Rev. J. T. Riley officiating. Burial will be in the Antrim Cemetery. Mr. Edens was born in Houston County October 39, 1902, and was a son of the late Albert Newton Edens and Mrs. Fannie Belle Furnell Edens, both of Houston county. He was a member of the First Baptist church and Grapeland Masonic Lodge No. 473. Prior to retiring, he was employed by the Humble Oil Company. Survivors; wife; daughter, Mrs. Carrie Frances King of Grapeland; brother, Frank N. Edens of Ruston; two sisters, Mrs. Allie (Emma Charm) Little of Baytown and Mrs. Merle Isaac of Houston, two granedchildren, Frank Stevens King and Miss Carrie Susan King. Remains will be at Hassell & Foster. Thursday, April 7, 1966 Jim Hogg Edens Funeral services for Mr. Jim Hogg Edens, 63, of Rt. 1, Elkhart (Antrim Community), were held Thursday, March 31, at 3 p.m. in the First Baptist Church of Grapeland, with Rev. J. T. Riley officiating. Burial was in the Antrim Cemetery, northwest of Grapeland. Mr. Edens was born in Houston County on October 30, 1902, and died Wednesday (March 30) at his home. Son of the late Albert Newton Edens and Mrs. Fannie Bell Durnell Edens, he as a member of First Baptist Church, Gapeland and Grapeland Masonic Lodge No. 473. Former resident of Ingleside and Baytown, he was employed by Humble Oil Company before retiring. Also he was a rancher. Survivors: wife, Mrs. Myrtle Brown Edens of Rt. 1 Elkhart; one daughter, Mrs. Carrie Frances King of Grapeland; one brother, Frank N. Edens of Ruston, Louisiana; two sisters, Mrs. Allie Little of Bayton and Mrs. Ralph Isaac of Houston; two grandchildren, Frank Stevens King and Mrs. Carrie Susan King. Arrangements were by Hassell & Foster. Thursday, June 12, 1969 Benjamin Cooper Edgar Mr. Benjamin Cooper Edgar, 73, of Trinity, died Sunday in Trinity memorial Hospital. Mr. Edgar was born in Mineola Aug. 8, 1895. He was a veteran of World War I, and had lived in Trinity since 1926. Funeral services wre held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Callaway Memorial Chapel, with Rev. G. C. Nichoos of Trinity officiating. Burial was in the Cedar Grove Cemetery in Trinity. Pallbearers were Cleo Smith, Billy Whitley, Bert Smith, Floyd Miller, Bobby Skipper and John Short. Survivors include the widow, Mrs. Edna Edgar of Trinity; a daughter, Mrs. Narceal Mayon of Highlands; a brother, C. D. Garrett of Cleveland; also several nieces and nephews. Callaway Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 11-8-1962 Services For T. E. Edge, 84 Thomas Edward Edge Funeral services for Thomas Edward Edge, age 84, of Grapeland were held Monday (Oct 29) in the First Baptist Church of Grapeland at 2 P.M. Rev. Bland Kerby and Rev. W. H. Wieting officiated and burial was in the Grapeland City cemetery with Masons in charge at the graveside. Pallbearers were Barnett Jordan, Ira Rails, Leon Anderson, Jack Story, J. K. Dailey, Arthur Walton, Leland Herod and Warren Baker. Mr. Edge died Oct. 27 following a long illness in a Jacksonville hospital. He was born in Houston county on September 29, 1878 and was a farmer and rancher. Mr. Edge was a member of the Grapeland Masonic Lodge and a member of the Woodmen of the World. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Flora Edge of Grapeland; three sons, Grady Edge of Grapeland, L. C. Edge of Houston, Floyd Edge of Pasadena; two daughters, Mrs. J. W. Powell of Nineveh, Mrs. Grady Sheridan of Jacksonville; eighteen grandchildren; twenty-eight great grandchildren. Arrangements were by Hassell and Foster Thursday, March 12, 1970 Grady Edward Edge Sr. and Mrs. Xmena Alice Harmon Edge Funeral services for Grady Edward Edge Sr., 70, and his wife, Mrs. Zmena Alice Harmon Edge, 69, of Rt. 3, Grapeland, were held Sunday, March 8, at 2 p.m. in the Sunset Christian Church, Grapeland, with the Rev. Gene Simon officiating. Burial was in the Davis Cemetery, east of Grapeland, under the direction of Hassell & Foster. Both Mr. and Mrs. Edge were killed in a car-truck accident Thursday, March 5, at Zephyr, 11 miles east of Brownwood, Highway #84, while erroute to visit a sick sister of Mrs. Edge, who lived in McCamey. Members of Sunset Christian Church, both were lifelong residents of Grapeland, where Mr. Edge was a farmer and carpenter. Mr. Edge was born Sept, 16, 1899 in Grapeland to Mrs. Flora Garrett Edge and the late Ed Edge, and Mrs. Edge was born Dec. 13, 1900 to the late Ed Harmon and Mrs. Lila Walton Harmon. They are survived by two sons, Grady Edge Jr., of Grapeland, and Harmon Edge of Lubbock; and four grandchildren. Survivors of Mr. Edge in clude his mother, Mrs. Ed (Flora) Edge of Trinity; a brother, Rev. Lawson C. Edge of Grapelnad; two sisters, Mrs. Johnny (Annie) Powell of Nineveh, and Mrs. Grady (Mary) Sheridan of Trinity. Mrs. Edge is also survived bya sister, Mrs. J. T. Thetford of McCamey. Thursday, March 11, 1965 Pasadena Rites For C. F. Edge Charles Floyd Edge Sr. Funeral services were held Saturday, March 6, for Charles Floyd Edge Sr. 55, of 205 W. Bird, Pasadena, Rev. H. D. Hale officiated at the service held in the Colonial Funeral Home Chapel of the Roses and burial was in the San Jacinto Memorial Park. Graveside services auspices Pasadena Masonic Lodge 1155 AF & AM. Mr. Edge, crane operator for Sheffield Steel, died Wednesday, March 3. He was a member of the Baptist church and Pasadena Masonic Lodge 1155 AF & AM. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Letha Edge; daughter, Mrs. Wanda Fay Hughes, both of Pasadena; sons, Charles F. Edge Jr., Holleman AFB, New Mexico, Thomas E. E. Edge, Pasadena; eight grandchildren; mother, Mrs. Flora Edge of Grapeland; sisters Mrs. Annie Powell of Centerville, Mrs. Mary Sue Sheridan of Jacksonville; brothers, Grady Edge of Grapeland and Lawson Edge of Houston. Thursday, April 17, 1975 Rites Held For Mrs. Edge Mrs. Flora Edge Funeral services for Mrs. Flora Edge, 92, of Trinity, longtime Grapeland resident were held Thursday at 3:00 p.m. in the First Baptist Church, Grapeland, with the Rev. Kennith Mobley and the Rev. Kenneth Pries officiating. Burial was in the Grapeland City Cemetery under the direction of Hassell & Foster. Pallbearers were the following grandsons; Grady Edge, Jr., Harmon Edge, Jimmy Powell, Charle sEdge, Tommy Sheridan, Bill Huff, Don Burke and Zane Richburg. Mrs. Edge was born April 29, 1882 in Grapeland to the late Frank Garrett and Nannie Matthews Garrett, and she died Thuesday at 10:30 a.m. in a Crockett nursing home following a long illness. Resident of Grapeland most of her life, she was a member of the First Christian Church, and the widow of Thomas Edward Edge, Grapeland farmer and rancher, who preceded her in death on October 27, 1962. Survivors; a son, L. C. Edge, Grapelnad; two daughters, Mrs. J. W. (Annie) Powell of Buffalo, and Mrs. Grady (Mary) Sheridan of Trinity; two half-brothers, Lewis Garrett of Grapeland and Hayden Garrett of Nacogdoches; two sisters, Mrs. Mollie Smith of Grapeland, and Mrs. Linnie Snell of Houston; 18 grandchildren; 43 great grandchildren; 12 great great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Two son, Floyd and Grady Edge, preceded her in death. Thursday, March 10, 1966 Harvey Franklin Edwards Mr. Harvey Franklin Edwards, 68, of Centralia passed away in a local hospital Monday afternoon, March 7. Mr. Edwards had lived in the Centralia area for the past four years. He was a member of the Nogalus Prairie Baptist Church. Survivors include the wodow, Mrs. Iola Mae Edwards of Centralia. Several stepsons and stepdaughters; one brother and one sister, also survive. The remains were taken to the Calvary Nogalus Priairie Baptist Church at 8:00 a.m. Tuesday where they laid in state until 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, at which time funeral services were conducted by the REv. James Fletcher. Interment followed in the Calvary Nogalus Prairie Cemetery, Waller Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Thursday, August 29, 1968 Bennett E. Edwards Mr. Bennett E. Edwards, 45, of Center, died Monday morning near Bastrop. Mr. Edwards was a membver of the Northside Baptist Church in Center. He was a member of lathrop Lodge No. 21 of Crockett. Graveside funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Weches Cemetery, with Rev. Earl Moore and Rev. R. J. Rodgers officiating. Survivors include the widow, Mrs. Hazel Edwards of Center; a son, James Paul Edwards of Fort Worth; his mother, Mrs. Electra Anderson of Tanaha; a brother, C. E. Edwards of Okeechobe, Fla. Waller Funeral Home was in cahrge of arrangements. Thursday, December 5, 1968 Mrs. Eunice Linder Edwards Mrs. Eunice Linder Edwards, 72, of Rt. 1 Crockett, died early Sunday morning at her residence Mrs. Edwards was a lifetime resident of Houston County, and a member of the Christian Church. Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Monday inthe New Energy Church, with Rev. Max Petty and Rev. J. L. Helpenstell officiating.. Burial was in the New Energy Cemetery. Survivors include three nephews, Carless and Travis Hearn, both of Lufkin, and Jack Hearn of Sacul; three nieces, Mrs. L. A. Wood of Crockett, Mrs. Ruby Sullivan of Lufkin and Mrs. Stella Landress of Tyler. Waller Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Thursday, May 4, 1967 Gustave A. Eklund Mr. Gustave A. Eklund, 73, of Star Rt., Lovelady, died Sunday evening in a local hospital. Mr. Eklund was born in New York, but had been a resident of Houston County for the last 11 years. He was a retired captain in the U.S.M.C., and was a member of the Creek Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Creek Baptist Church, with Rev. Walter Jenkins officiating. Burial will be in Creek Cemetery. Survivors include the widow, Eula Eklund of Lovelady; a son, Sgt. Vincent L. Iklund of the U.S. Air Force; a niece; a nephew; three grandchildren Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Thursday, Jan. 28, 1971 F. L. Elkins Mr. F. L. Elkins, 71, died at his home at 3014 University Blvd, in Houston, on Tuesday, Jan. 19. Mr. Elkins was reared in Lovelady, but had lived in Houston since 1918. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Friday from the Settegast-Kopf Funeral Home in Houston. Survivors include the wife, Mrs. Weta Mae Elkins of Houston; a daughter, Mrs. Anne Didrichsen of Cincinnati, O.; s sister, Mrs. B. O. Perude of Crockett; and five grandchildren. Thursday, August 29, 1968 Mrs. Annie Eliza Elkins Mrs. Annie Eliza Elkins, 90, of Crockett, died Wednesday, Aug. 21, in a local hospital. Mrs. Elkins was born in Texas Jan. 6, 1878, and had been a resident of Houston County for 68 y4ears. She was a member of the First Church of Christ Scientist of Boston, Mass. Funeral services were held from the Callaway Memorial Chapel at 10:30 a.m. Friday, with Rev. E. P. Ramsey of the First Baptist Church and RE.v L. B. Boadh of the First Methodist Church officiating. Burial was in the Evergreen Memorial Park in Crockett. Pallbearers were T. E. Walden, Andy Fowler, Herman Knox, Jimmy Albrecht, Pete Caprilian and Floyd Lewis. Survivors in clude a son, a daughter, Mrs. B. O. Perdue of Crockett; three grandchildren; eight great grandchildren. Callaway Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Thursday, February 1961 George W. Elliott Mr. George W. Elliott, 41, of Lovelady, died Monday, Jan. 30, at his home. He was a veteran of World War II. Mr. Elliott is survived by his mother, Mrs. Minnie Elliott of Creek; four brothers, Edgar of Crockett, M. G. and John of Austonio, and Fred of South Houston; two sisters, Mrs. R. V. Dyches of Crockett and Mrs. J. D. Standley of Houston. Graveside funeral services were held Tuesday, Jan. 31, at 2:30 p.m. in the Creek Cemetery, with the Rev. A. S. Higginbotham officiating. Waller Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Thursday, Dec. 7, 1972 Henry Elliott Mr. Henry Elliott, 85, of Trinity, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 29, in a Trinity hospital. Mr. Elliott was a lifelong resident of Trinity. He was a member of the Chruch of God. Funeral services were held Friday at 2 p.m. in the Waller Chapel, with Rev. Allie Woodard and Rev. J. H. Michell officiating. Interment was in the French Cemetery. Survivors include the widow, Mrs. Maebelle Elliott of Trinity; two sons, Henry E. and Charles J. Elliott, both of Trinitiy; two sisters, mrs. Jennie Bryant of Trinity and Mrs. Mary Gibbs of Lufkin and Mrs. Mary Gibbs of Lufkin; six grandchildren; four great grandchildren; also a member of nieces aned nephews. Waller Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 3-21-63 Mrs. Luella Elliott Funeral services for Mrs. Luella Elliott, 80, of Rt. 1, Percilla, were held Wednesday, March 20, in the Evergreen Chapel, Percilla, with Rev. W. H. Wieting and Calvin Dickey officiating. Burial ws in Evergreen Cemetery. Pallbearers were Ed Shaw, Elzy Shaw, Mongo Edmondson, Leland Herod, Harold Mitchell, and Guy Manville. A native and lifelong resident of Houston county, Mrs. Elliott was born Nov. 29, 1882, daughter of the late Jackson McKinzie and Mrs. Janie Sullivan McKinzie. She was the widow of B. E. Elliott, who died in February, 1950. Member of the Methodist church, she died Monday at 11:20 p.m. at her home following an illness of several months. Survivors include two sons, Elbridge (Pete) Elliott of Palestine and Earl of Percilla; three daughters, Mrs. Erma Lou Bishop of Palestine, Mrs. Eleanor Frix and Mrs. Edythe Wagstaff, both of Percilla; a brother, Marshall McKinzie of Grapeland, four grancchildren, Don Bishgop and Miss Joan Bishop, both of Palestine; a brother, Marshall McKinzie of Grapeland, four grandchildren Don Bishop and Miss Joan Bishop, both of Palestine, James Earl Elliott and Jerry Lynn Elliott, both of Percilla; a great grandson, Jackie Earl Bishop of Palestine. Arrangements were by Hassell & Foster. Thursday, November 13, 1969 Terry Layne Elliott Infant Terry Layne Elliott, five days old, died in a Baytown hospital Friday. Graveside funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Cedar Grove Cemetery in Trinity, with Rev. Charles Bartee officiating. Survivors include the parents, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Elliott; a brother, Kenneth Elliott Jr.; a sister, Tammie Elliott, all of LaPorte. Waller Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements., Palestine Herald-Press Sunday Morning, June 28, 1970 Mrs. Alma Neal Elliott Mrs. Alma Neal Elliott, who was for many years employed in the alterations department of K Wolens Department Store here, died at her home at 414 South May Street Friday morning following a sudden illness. She was 73. Funeral services were held at 5 p.m. Saturday in the Tennessee Colony Union Church with the Rev. R. C. Terry officiating. Burial followed in the Tennessee Colony Cemetery under the direction of Hassell & Foster Funeral Home. Pallvearers wre Johnny Rainwater, Donny Rainwater, Mike Taylor, Weldon Taylor, Billy Wathen, Milo Taylor, Leroy Collins and Delroy Collins. A lifelong resident of Anderson County, Mrs. Elliott was born March 19, 1897, a daughter of the late W. J. Taylor and Mrs. Lula Galloway Taylor. She had been a resident of Palestine since 1946, and was a member of the First Baptist Church. Mrs. Elliott was preceded in death by her first husband, Floyd Neal, on July 11, 1946, and by her second husband, E. M. Elliott, in 1962. She is survived by a son, L. W. (Willard) Neal of Tennessee Colony; two daughters, Mrs. Opal Rainwater of palestine and Mrs. Herschel (Naomi) Allison of Groesbeck; two brothers, Alpheus Taylor of Montalba and Alvin Taylor of Palestine; two sisters, Mrs. (Jewel) Ward of Sparks, Nevada, and Mrs. J. R. (Odell) Edwards of Crosby; six grandchildren, six great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Services Held For Accident Victim and Grandfather 7-7-1960 Preston Olney Lively and Jess E. Elliott The body of Preston Olney Lively, 49, was discovered early Monday morning beside the Missouri Pacific railroad tracks north of the depot here. Webb Finch, justice of peace, said Lively's death was accidental. He is believed to have been struck down by a passing train. The body was discovered by J. D. Wallace between 5:30 and 6:00 a.m. He notified Olan Davis, county commissioner, who resides near the scene where the body was found. A watch which Lively was wearing had stopped at 12:05 but Davis said he apparently had not been dead that long. Bruises wre on Lively's head, back and an arm was badly bruised. Lively's grrandfather, Jess E. Elliott, 85, a retired Percilla farmer, died Sunday at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Ed Buller in Crockett, and double funeral serices were held Tuesady afternoon. Rev. W. H. Weiting and rev. C. A. West officiated at the services at the Percilla Methodist church and burial ws in the Evergreen cemetery. Pallbearers for Mr. Elliott were T. H. Buller, Elbridge Elliott, Leonard Barnes, Stan Stanley, Sam Muckleroy and Willie Hayne Knox. Pallbearers for Mr. Lively wre L. H. Brown, W. A. Brown, Joe Black, Preston Gerald Lively, John A. Brimberry and Leland Herod. Mr. Elliott was born in Houston county Feb. 9, 1875. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Maggie Elliott of Percilla; two sons, Marvin and Sam Elliott, both of Percilla; two daughters, Mrs. Ed Buller of Crockett and Mrs. Vella Whitaker of Grapeland; 13 greandchildren. Mr. Lively was born in Houston County Aug. 14, 1910. He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Vella Whitaker of Grapeland; two daughters, Mrs. Vella Clark of Mesquite and Mrs. Jessie Elmore of Dallas; three brothers, Orville Lively of Grapeland, Louie Lively of Carthage and Artie Lively of Percilla, a sister, Mrs. Winifred Barnes of Grapeland; grandmother, Mrs. Maggie Elliott of Percilla; four half-brothers, William L. Whitaker of Houston, Leon Whitaker of Temple, Mayo Whitaker of Arizona and Elliott Whitaker of San Antonio. Arrangements were by Hassell & Foster. Thursday, July 7, 1966 Pvt. Jerry Lynn Elliott Funeral services for Private Jerry Lynn Elliott, 20, of Rt. 3, Grapeland were held Monday, July 4, at 3 p.m. in the Evergreen Chapel, Percilla, with Rev. W. H. Wieting and Rev. J. T. Riley officiating. Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery. Pallbearers were Dewayne Newman, C. W. Cherry, Don Lively, Guinn Lively, Jerry Daniels, Jim McKenzie, Tommy Byrd, and Sammy Cherry. Private Elliott was born in Houston County on Decemer 8, 1945, and was pronounced dead on arrival Sunday, July 3, at 11 a.m. at a Grapeland hospital, following injuries received in a car accident five miles east of Grapelnad. A 1965 graduate of Grapeland High School, he was stationed at Camp Pendleton, in Oceanside, california. Survivors include his parents Mr. and Mrs. Earl Elliott of Percilla; a brother, James Earl Elliott of Percilla. Arrangements were by Hassell & Foster. Sept 7, 1967 David Herman Elliott Mr. David Herman Elliott, 80, of Rt. 1, Trinity, died in Baytown Methodist Hospital Thursday. Mr. Elliott was a lifelong redident of Trinity County. He was a member of the Church of Christ. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Waller Chapel in Trinity, with Rev. D. M. Lee officiating. Burial was in the Cedar Grove Cemetery. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. J. R. Emeuenal of ighlands; three grandchildren; also several nephews. Waller Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Thursday, July 18, 1968 Mrs. Agnes Leona Elliott Mrs. Agnes Leona Elliott, 77, of Lovelady, died early Monday morning at her home. Mrs. Elliott was a lifelong resident of Houston County, and a member of the Antioch Baptist Church. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Antioch Baptist Church, with Rev. R. J. Marshall officiating. Burial was in the Antioch Cemetery. Survivors include the husband, Sam C. Elliott of Lovelady; two sons, Earl and Claude Elliott, both of Pasadena; a daughter, Mrs. Dola Evans of Houston; a brother L. e. Hart of Lovelady; six grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren. Waller Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Thurs. Oct 3, 1963 Services Held Here For Nathan Elliott Nathan Elliott Funeral services for Nathan Elliott, 42, of 2122 Garden Valley Rd. Tyler, were held Wednesday, Oct 2, at 10:30 a.m. in the First Methodist Church, Grapeland, with Rev. Jesse Roberson an dRev. John R. Rozell officiating. Following services here, remains were carried to Corsicana for 2:30 p.m. graveside services and interment in the Hamilton Cemetery. Pallbearers were Charles Barr, Dan G. Hughes, R. C. Pennington, Arthur Walton Jr., W. E. Musick, Charley Darsey, M. D. Richards and Fred Thomas. Native of Dawson, Texas, Mr. Elliott was born November 10, 1920. Before moving to Tyler last June, he made his home in Grapeland for a number of years, where he was a member of the Board of Stewards of the First Methodist Church, Volunteer Fire Dapartment and director of the Houston County Development Foundation. A veteran of World War II, he served on Okinawa. For the past 22 years, he had been employed by United Gas Company. He died Monday at 3 P.M. in Tyler following a sudden illness. Survivors: wife, Mrs. Dana Elliott; three daughters, Carolyn Jane, Georgia Lynn and Tina Jean Elliott, all of Tyler; mother, Mrs. Annie Elliott; a brother, Charles Elliott, and a sister, Mrs. H. E. Wakeman, all of Fort Worth. Arrangements were by Hassell & Foster. Thursday, July 9, 1970 Mrs. Ivy G. Elliott Mrs. Ivy G. Elliott, 89, of Trinity, died in Houston Wednesday, July 1. Mrs. Elliott, a native of Walker County, had lived in Trinity most of her life. She was a member of the Baptist church. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Friday in the Waller Funeral Home in Trnity, with Rev. H. R. Stinson officiating. Burial was inthe Cedar Grove Cemetery. Survivors include two sons, Aubrey and Lester A. Elliott, both of Houston; a sister, Mrs. Alverda Bush of Huntsville; and several nieces and nephews. Waller Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Thursday, September 16, 1965 Archie Clent Ellis Mr. Archie Clent Ellis, 60, of Rt. 1, Trinity, died Monday afternoon. Mr. Ellis, who had spent most of his life in Trinity, was a veteran of World War II and was a member of the Methodist Church. Funeral services were held from the waller Funeral Chapel in Trinity at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, with the Rev. Wallace Palmer officiating. Burial was in the Glendale Cemetery. Survivors include the Widow, Mrs. Virgie Ellis of Trinity; three sons, Clinton, Randy and Sam Richard Ellis, all of Trinity; five daughers, Mrs. Maylene Grove, Misses Merna, Erma an dKatie Ellis, all of Trinity, and Mrs. Hazel Duncan, of Houston; fivebrothers, Benton Ellis of Waller, M. M. Ellis of Trinity, C. H. Ellis of Kerrville, J. T. Ellis of Hempstead, and E. O. Ellis of Houston; five sisters, Mrs. Adele Roberts of Conroe, Miss Velma Ellis of Mexia, Mrs. Jewel Snell of Spring and Mrs. Margie Wilder and Mrs. Mavis Colhoun, both of Houston. Waller Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Thursday, January 6, 1966 Porter Bryan Ellis Mr. Porter Bryan Ellis, 67, retired farmer of Crockett, died in a Crockett hospital Sunday, Jan. 2, following an extended illness. Funeral services were held from the Callaway Memorial Chapel at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan 4, with the Reverends Don Austin and Floyd Hughes officiating. Interment was in the English Cemetery, and pallvearers wre Charles Coaliron, Lloyd Turner, Porter Ellis, A. R. Linder, T. W. Zirlott, and Freddie Ray Gilbreath. Born June 15, 1898, in Groaveton, Mr. Ellis was a member of the Crockett Church of God. He had lived in Crockett and Houston County most of his life. Survivors include his iwfe Mrs. Mary Bell Ellis of Crockett; six daughters, Mrs. Lorene Rhone and Mrs. Hazel Martin of Houston, Mrs. Laverne Ball and Mrs. Clara Hearn of Crockett, Mrs. Lucille Linder fo Alburquerque, N. M.; and Mrs. Ruth Whitehead of Grapeland; five sons, Hollis, Lonnie and Lacy all of Crockett, Walter of Freeport, and J. L. of Wilmer; a brother Wert Edward of Arlington; four sisters, Mrs. Betty Wagley of Modesto, Calif., Mrs. Matty Harvey of Emory, Mrs. Willie Day of Arlington and Mrs. Sallie Walker of Dallas; 41 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Callaway Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Thursday, June 23, 1966 Erin Leigh Ellis Funeral services for Erin Leigh Ellis, one year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Ellis of 614 Sulphur, Houston were held June 10 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Fogle West Morthuaries. Rev. William Bar of Park palce Methodist Churhc officiated. Interment was in Forest Park East Cemetey. Other survivors include one sister, Elizabeth Ellis of Houston, grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Chester P. Hampton of Houston and Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Ellis of Crockett. Thurs. Jan. 9, 1964 Mrs. Mabel Olivia Ellis Mrs. Mabel Olivia Ellis, 83-year-old former resicent of Crockett, died in a San Antonio nursing home Monday, Dec. 20. Born on Nov. 22, 1880, in Georgetown, Mrs. Ellis had lived in Crockett for a number of years before moving to San Antonio about 38, years ago. She was a member of the Travis Park Methodist Church of San Antonio. Graveside services were held at the Glenwood Cemetery in Crockett at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan 1, with the Rev. Andrew Byers, Presbyterian minister of Crockett, officiating. Mrs. Ellis is survived by a daughter, Mrs. George Thurmond of San Antonio; two sons, Carl of Corpus Christi, and Joe of Ft. Worth; a brother, Guy Girvins of Austin; four grandchildren;and one great grandchild. Callaway Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.