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Thursday, April 20, 1967
Foster Services Held Wednesday
Miss Mary Elizabeth Foster
Miss Mary Elizabeth Foster, 89, died late Monday night in the Palestine Nursing Home. Funeral services were held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Muse Baptist Church with the Rev. Lunsford Hobson and the Rev. Orin Hill officiating. Burial was in the Muse Cemetery. Born in Louisiana, Miss Foster lived most of her life in Grapeland. She moved to Palestine two years ago and was a member of the Muse Baptist Church. Survivors include two nephews, Willard Foster of Grapeland and Russell Foster of Lake Charles, Louisiana; and nine nieces, Mrs. Lloyd Lively, Mrs. W. w. Ferrell, Mrs. Amos Caskey, Mrs. Jimmy Warren and Mrs. Ima Perry all of Palestine, Mrs. Lester Pierce of Tyler, Mrs. Noama Knick of Austin, Mrs. Charley Arney of Longview, and Mrs. Mattie Padeon of Houston. Nephews and great-nephews were pallbearers. Funeral arrangements were by Bailey Funeral.

Thursday, Sept. 17, 1970
Alfred Lee Foster
Mr. Alfred Lee Foster, 62, of Houston, died Tuesday, Sept. 8, in a Houston hospital. Mr. Foster, registrar for Durham Business College, was born Sept, 22, 1907, in Groveton. He was a member of the South East Baptist Church. Mr. Foster was a grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Foster of Crockett. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Thursday in the First Methodist Church of Crockett, with Rev. J. H. Rhodes, pastor of the church, officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Memorial Park. Pallbearers were Travis Moore, Jacob Dudley Woodson, Johnny Carl Foster, Dan Foster Jr., Frank Foster Jr., and Jim Ezell. Survivors include two sons, Alfred Lee Foster, Jr. and Stephen C. Foster, both of Houston; a daughter, Mrs. Donna Boyd of Houston; his father, John Robert Foster Jr. of Houston ; two brothers, F. D. Foster and J. R. Foster III, both of Houston; a sister, Mrs. Clara Margaret Moers of Houston; and six grandchildren. Callaway Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Thursday, May 26, 1965
Mearth Elbert Foster
Mr. Mearth Elbert Foster, 72, of Latexo, died in the Veterans Hosptial in Houston Monday following a brief illness. Mr. Foster, born March 12, 1893 in Kyle, was a veteran of World War I. Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Tuesday from the Callaway Memorial Chapel, with Rev. Terry Cashion, Latexo Baptist pastor, officiating. Burial was in the Latexo Cemetery. Pallbearers were Nolan Huff, Mike Lansford, Melvin Currie, Ernest Bowdoin, Charles English and Charles Lively. Survivors include the wife, Mrs. Rosie Lee Foster of Latexo; a son, Elbert Lee Foster of Crockett; a sister, Mrs. Sam Scruggs of Austin; and several nieces and nephews., Callaway Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Thursday, Jan. 30, 1975

John Henry Foster
Funeral services for John Henry Foster, 69, were held at 4 p.m. Jan. 26 in the Callaway Memorial Chapel. Officiating were Elder Anderson, Elder Olson, Elder Wright, and Elder Crowson. Burial was in the Antioch Cemetery near Lovelady. Mr. Foster, a resident of Lovelady, died Jan. 24, in Huntsville Memorial Hospital. He was born May 13, 1905 in Comanche. He was a member of the Lathrop Lodge 21 AF & AM and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Mable Foster of Lovealdy; two daughters, Mrs. Marie Myers of Houston and Mrs. Emily Walker of Gatesville; a son. Robert Eugene Foster of Houston. Also, two step-sons, Clifton Whitehead and Clifford Whitehead, both of Houston; a step-daughter, Mrs. Leoda Barrilleaux of Sulphur, La.,; five grandchildren, three great grandchildren, nine step-grandchildren, and two step-great greandchildren. And four brothers, Tom Foster and George Foster, both of Madisonville, Edgar Foster of Coldsprings, and Heber Foster of Crosby; and four sisters, Mrs. Annie Peterson of Tangent, Ore., Mrs. Janie Ross and Mrs. Ella Satterfield, both of Houston, and Mrs. Lilly Burr of Madisonville. Callaway Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Thursday, Feb. 6, 1975
Rites Held For Sister of Local Resident
Hazel Marie Foster
Mrs. Hazel Marie Foster of Rusk, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Newton Dickson of Palestine, died at her home Friday morning, January 31, of an apparent heart attack. She was 40. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 1, in the Wallace Funeral Chapel in Rusk with Grover Talbert officiating. Burial followed in the Muse Cemetery in Anderson County. Pallbearers were Ed Dickie, Harold Littlejohn, Earl Ross, Billy Cornelius, Charles Ray Peters and Arlis Corley. Mrs. Foster was born July 10, 1934 near Grapeland, and had made her home in Rusk for the past 15 years. A member of the Church of Christ, she was a registered nurse and was employed by the Rusk State Hospital for 17 years. At the time of her death, she was employed by Memorial Hospital in Risk and prior to that had worked for a number of months at Nan Travis Hospital in Jacksonville. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband, Truman A. Foster, of Risk; two sons, Jackie W. Foster and Ricky Dean Foster, both of Risk; a brother, Sonny Dickson, of Elkhart; and three sisters, Mrs. Mona Bennett of Grapeland; Mrs. Fern Gillispie of Germany; and Mrs. Carol Gammage of Elkhart.

Thursday, Jan. 8, 1970
William Peter Fotheringham
Mr. William Peter Fotheringham, 73, of Trinity, died in Trinity Memorial Hospital early Wednesday morning, Dec. 31. Mr. Fotheringham had lived in Trinity the last 40 years. He was a member of the Methodist Church. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Waller Chapel in Trinity, with Rev. D. L. Bristow officiating. Burial was in the Chita Cemetery. Survivors include the widow, Mrs. Lezina Fotheringham of Trinity; two sons, James W. Fotheringham of Houston and Harry D. Ftheringham of the US Armed Forces; a daughter, Mrs. Janet Thomas of Trinity; six grandchildren; and one great grandchild. Waller Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Gustie Ann Fowler
Mrs. Gustie Ann Fowler, 84, of Rt. 3, Crockett, died at her home Wednesday, Nov. 13, following a heart attack. A native of Houston County, Mrs. Fowler was born on Oct. 29, 1879. She was a member of the Methodist Church. Funeral services were held from the Callaway Memorial Chapel at 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, with the Reverends Jesse Roberson of Grapeland and W. L. Gallant of Crockett officiating. Interment was in the McCarter Cemetery, and pallbearers were Jack Cross, Mack Hearn, Lee Hearn, Roland Hearn, Kenneth Graham, and G. W. Gooden. Mrs. Fowler is survived by four sons, James and John of Crockett, William and G. Earl of Houston; five daughers, Mrs. Mirdie Hearn of Conroe, Mrs. Winnie Randall and Mrs. Lena Smith of Houston, Mrs. Nannie Bell Raynor of Baytown, and Mrs. Nodell Jermain of Pasadena; two sisters, Mrs. Velma Whitaker of Pasadena, Mrs. Mattie McCorkie of Shreveport, La.; a brother, Grady Grounds of Porter Springs; 16 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. Callaway Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Thursday, March 13, 1969
Mrs. Lillian L. Fowler
Mrs. Lilliam L. Fowler, 66, of Rt. 3, Crockett, died Sunday in a Grapeland Hospital. Mrs. Fowler had lived in Houston County the last three years, and was a member of the Full G9ospel Temple. She was a member of the ladies auxillary of the veterans administration post No. 52, and a social worker. Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in The Waller Chapel, with Dr. G. H. Stieglitz officiating. Burial was in the McCarter Cemetery. Survivors include the husband, G. E. Fowler of Crockett, and several nieces and nephews. Waller Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Martha Gertrude Fox
Mrs. Martha Gertrude Fox, 81, of Elkhart died Tuesday morning in a Palestine hospital. Mrs. Fox was born in Grapeland and had lived there most of her life. She was a member of the Elkhart Baptist Church. Funeral services were held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the First Baptist Church of Grapeland, with Rev. T. J. Seamens and Rev. Don Mize officiating. Burial was in the Daly's Cemetery. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Milo Pennington and a grandson, J. W. Pennington, both of Elkhart. Waller Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Thursday, June 27, 1963
Mrs. Martha Gertrude Fox
Mrs. Martha Gertude Fox, 81, of Elkhart died Tuesday morning in a Palestine hospital. Mrs. Fox was born in Grapeland and had lived there most of her life. She was a member of the Elkhart Baptist Church. Funeral services were held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the First Baptist Church of Grapeland, with Rev. T. J. Seamens and Rev. Don Rize officiating. Burial was in the Daly's Cemetery.

Thursday, July 9, 1970
Mrs. Edith Pearl Fowles
Mrs. Edith Pearl Fowles, 82, of Picher, Okla., died Monday, June 29. Mrs. Fowles, a former resident of Bryan, was a member of the Baptist Church in Oklahoma. Graveside funeral services wre held at 10 a.m. Friday in the Evergreen Memorial Park. Survivors include four nieces and nephews, all of Oklahoma. Waller Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Thursday, Aug., 3, 1972
Mrs. Tillie Marie Francis
Mrs. Tillie Marie Francis, 72, of Rt. 2, Crockett, passed away Friday, July 28, in a local hospital. Mrs. Francis had lived in Crockett for the past 30 years. She was retired after 50 years of service in the Oakwood public school.. She was a member of the Church of Christ. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Waller Chapel, with Rev. H. J. Rhodes officiating. Interment was in the Evergreen Memorial Park. Survivors include the husband, B. W. Francis of Crockett; a son, Donald Francis of Houston; two brothers, G. C. and E. O. Cox, both of Houston; three sisters, Mrs. Ellie Frame of Bryan and Mrs. Irene Frame and Mrs.

1969
Mrs. L. C. Franklin
Funeral services for Mrs. L. C. Franklin, 73, of Rt. 3, Grapeland (Slocum), were held Wednesday, April 9, at 11 a.m. in Hassell & Foster Chapel with the Rev. Oran Hill officiating. Burial was in Guiceland Cemetery. The following nephews served as pallbearers: Marshall Hodges, Roland Hodges, Odell Beauchamp, Joe Martin, Bill Grant an dWayne Frnaklin. Native and lifelong resident of Slocum, Mrs.Franklin, the former Miss Jettie Mariam Hodges, was born Nov. 25, 1895, to the late Robert Francis Hodges and Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Clewis Hodges. She died Monday, April 7, at 5:35 p.m. in a Palestine nursing home following an illness of several months. She was a member of the Sand Flat Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors include the husband, Lawson Carl Franklin, Slocum; three sons, Lewis C. Franklin of Palestine, Francis W. Franklin of Diboll, and Kenneth D. Franklin of Saratoga; three daughters, Mrs. W. L. (Veiva) Caskey of Elkhart, Mrs. J. C. (Lulu) Nation and Mrs. W. W. (Florine) McIver, both of Palestine; three brothers, Jerome A. Hodges of Kingsland, D. Talmadge Hodges of Palestine, and Weldon Hodges of Houston; four sisters, Mrs. J. D. (Mary Belle) Pratt of San Antonio, Mrs. D. F. (Rosa) Leatherwood of Palestine, Mrs. F. E. (Wilma) Sammons of Houston, and Mrs. O. E. (Hilda) Beauchamp of Grapeland; 16 greandchildren; severn great grandchildren; a number of nieces and nephews. Arrangements were by Hassell and Foster.

Thursday, March 28, 1968
Miss Bennie Sue Franklin
Funeral services for Miss Bennie Sue Franklin, 18, of Slocum, were held Sunday, March 24, at 2 p.m. in the Evergreen Chapel, Percilla, with the Rev. Oran Hill and the REv. Wade Hill officiating. Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery. Pallbearers were the following classmates and friends: Jerry Taylor, Baskel Carnes, Kenneth Grant, Royce Fletcher, Bobby Wortham, Gary Reed, John Lackland, and Johnny Reynolds. Miss Frankliin was born July 18, 1949, in Anderson County, and died Friday, March 22, at 5 a.m. in a Dallas hospital. Member of the Sand Flat Missionary Baptist Church, she was a lifelong resident of Slocum, and was a 1967 graduate of Slocum High School. Survivors include her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben W. Franklin of Slocum; her finance, Charles Reynolds of Grapeland and AFB in Denver, Co9lorado; a brother, Sammie Franklin of Dallas; three sisters, Mrs. Bill (Wynell) Grant of Palestine, Miss Patsy Franklin of Nacogdoches, and Miss Carol Lou Franklin of Slocum; two nephews, Keith Grant and Mark Franklin. Arrangements were by Hassel and Foster.

Thursday, July 23, 1970
Homer Franklin
Funeral services for Homer Franklin, 65, of 1501 N. Queen Street, Palestine, were held Saturday, July 18, at 10 a.m. in the Guiceland Memorial Chapel, Salmon, with the Rev. Oran Hill and W. W. Cooksey officiating. Burial was in the Guiceland Cemetery under the direction of Hassel & Foster. Pallbearers were the following nephews: Wayne Franklin, Colemn Franklin, Sammy Franklin, Billy Tucker, Tommy Tucker an dVannoy Tucker. Mr. Franklin was born September 30, 1904 in Prescott, Arkansas to the late James William Franklin and Mrs. Barbara Alice eagle Franklin, and he died Thursday, July 16, at 12:55 a.m. in a Palestine hospital following a lon illness. Resident of Texas most of his life, he was reared at Solcum, and formerly lived in the Walston Springs community, and near Elkhart. During World War II, he worked in the Missouri Pacific Railroad Shops as a blacksmith, and also worked for the American Railway Express, Palestine. Before returning to Palestine last February, he lived in Dallas 22 years where he retired as a paint contractor. He was a member of the Wintergreen Baptist Church of DeSoto. Survivors include the wife, Mrs. Cecile Campbell Franklin of Palestine; two daughters, Mrs. Billy B. (Marjorie) Hyett of Dallas, and Mrs. LaVerne Ives of Allen; four brothers and one sister, Will Franklin of Palestine; Tex Carl and Ben Franklin, all of Slocum, and Mrs. Barbara Tucker of Whitehouse; five grandchildren, Mrs. Billy (Cathy) Pell, Mrs. Dwight (Joan) Barrett, Ricky Ives, Bobby Hyett, and Miss Jan Ives; several nieces and nephews.

Thursday, March 22, 1973
Rites Held For L. C. Franklin
L. C. (Carl) Franklin
Funeral services for L. C. (Carl) Franklin, 80, of Slocum, were held Tuesday, March 20, at 11:00 am.m in Hassell & Foster Chapel, Palestine with the Rev. Oran Hill officiating. Burial was in the Guiceland Cemetery, Salmon. Nephews served as pallvearers. Mr. Franklin was born in Arkansas on February 15, 1893 to the late J. W. Franklin and Alice Eagle Franklin, and he died Sunday, March 18, at 5:20 p.m. in a Palestine hospital following an illness of three weeks. Resident of Slocum for 70 years, he was a retired farmer and a member of the Sand Flat Missionary Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Jettie Marian Hodges Franklin, of April 7, 1969. Survivors three sons, Lewis C. Franklin of Santa Paula, California, Francis W. Franklin of Diboll, and Kenneth D. Franklin of Saratoga; three daughters, Mrs. W. L. (Velva)Caskey of Grapeland and Mrs. J. C. (Lulu) Nation, and Mrs. W. W. (Florine) McIver, both of Palestine; three brothers, Will Franklin of Palestine, Ben Franklin of Slocum, and Tex Franklin of Grapeland; a sister, Mrs. Garbara Tucker of Whitehouse; 16 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Thurrs. Jan. 10, 1974
Robert R. Franklin
Mr. Robert R. Franklin, 70, of Riverside, passed away at his residence Wednesday, Jan. 2, 1974. Mr. Franklin was a retired Walker County employee and a member of the Baptist Church. He had resided in Riverside for the past 45 years. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan 4, in the Waller Funeral Home Chapel in Trinity with Rev. E. D. Coleman officiating. Burial was in the Cedar Grove Cemetery in Trinity. Survivors include three sons, Kenneth Franklin of Trinity, Curtis Franklin of Riverside, and Douglas Franklin of Harlington; one daughter, Mrs. Effie Shepherd of Riverside; two brothers, Levie Franklin of Trinity and Lawrence Franklin of Houston; one sister, Mrs. Jewel Sanches of Carsicana; ten grandchildren; and one great grandchild. Waller Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Max Ray Franks
Max Ray Franks, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Franks of Lovelady, died Thursday evening in a Lufkin hospital. Funeral services were held at the graveside in the Antioch Cemetery with the Rev. E. P. Ramsey officiting. Survivors, besides the parents, are sisters Glenda, Margarett, and Kay, all of Lovelady. Arrangements by Waller Funeral Home.

Thurs. Feb. 13, 1973
Mrs. Ginger Elizabeth (Bettie) Fraser
Mrs. Ginger Elizabeth (Bettie) Fraser, 88, of Greenville, passed away Monday, Feb. 5, in Greenville. Mrs. Fraser was a former resident of Houston County. She wwas a member of the Baptist Church.. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Feb. 7, at 4:30 p.m. in the Waller Chapel, with Rev. E. P. Ramsey officiating. Interment was in the Latexo Cemetery. Survivors include two sons; Claude Fraser of Greenville and Elmer Fraser of Cuero; two grand children, and three great grandchildren. Waller Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Thursday, November 27, 1969
Mrs. Viola Clarke Frasher
Funeral services for Mrs. Viola Clarke Fraser, 59, of Palestine, were held Tuesday, Nov. 18, at 10 a.m. in the Hassel and Foster Chapel, Palestine, with Rev. Carroll Fancher officiating. Entombment followed at 4p.m. Tuesday in Hillcrest Mausoleum, Dallas, with Rev. Jack Rittelmeyer, in charge. Mrs. Fraser was born July 15, 1910 in Houston County, daughter of Mrs .Mollie Coleman Clarke and the late Walter E. Clarke, and she died Sunday at 12 noon in a Palestine hospital following a short illness. She had made her home in Dallas for the last 35 years before moving to Palestine in March 1969. Member of the Town North Baptist Church, Dallas, she wsa preceded in death by her husband, Walter B. Fraser, in April 1968. All friends of the family were designated honorary pallbearers. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. William F. (Pemela) Helms, Conroe; mother, Mrs. W. E. Clarke, Palestine; a sister, Mrs. G. P. Sowell, Palestine; two grandchildren, Adrienne and Adaire Helms, both of Conroe.

Thursday, Dec. 31, 1964
Elvin Vernon Frazier
Funeral services for Elvin Vernon Frazier, 58, of Palestine, were held Monday, Dec. 28, at 3:30 p.m. in the Hassell & Foster Chapel with Rev. Oland Cantrell and Rev. H. R. Grandberry officiating. Burial followed in Strong Memorial Park, Slocum. Pallbearers were Leonard Morrison, Jack Cox, Shirley Kennedy, Sims Johnson, Parks Glenn and Homer Bostic. Native of Texas, Mr. Frazier was born Dec. 8, 1906, and for the past 20 years had worked as a blacksmith for Missouri-Pacific Railroad. He died Saturday at 10:30 p.m. in a Palestine hospital. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mae Starkey Frazier of Palestine; two sons, Robert Lee Frazier and Elvin Troy Frazier, both of Palestine; two daughters, Mrs. Clarence Conaway and Mrs. E. B. Dickson, both of Palestine; father G. W. Frazier of Palestine two brothers, Earl Frazier of Jacksonville, and Alex Frazier of Crockett; a half-sister, Mrs. Ruby Camp of Nacogdoches and seven grandchildren.

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Mrs. Hazel Frazier
Mrs. Hazel Frazier, 64, of 606 North Seventh, died at her home Friday night. Mrs. Frazier had resided in Crockett the last seven years and was a member of the Baptist Church. Funeral services were held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Mexia. Burial was in the Mexia Cemetery. Survivors include the husband, Homer, of Crockett; a daughter, Mrs. Roy Willis of Groveton; and two grandchildren. Waller Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Thurs. Sept. 7, 1967
Mrs. Dollie McKee Frazior
Mrs. Dollie McKee Frazior, 92, died Sunday at her home in Houston. Mrs. Frazior was born July 5, 1875, in Lovelady, and was a member of the Methodist Church. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Lovelady Methodist Churhc, with Rev. Edward Swanson, pastor of the church, officiating. Burial was in the Lovelady Cemetery. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Allyne Bradbury, Mrs. Dorothy F. Palmer and Mrs. Mary Belle O'Brien Jr., all of Houston; a son, David M. Fraziorof Houston; and three grandchildren. Callaway Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

January 28, 1965
William Payton Freeland
Mr. William Payton Freeland, 65, of Houston, died at his home Tuesday. Mr. Freeland was born Aug 26, 1899, in Paris, Texas. He was a member of the West Fourteenth Avenue Baptist Church of Houston. He had lived in Houston the last 25 years. Funeral services wre held at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the graveside in the Corinth Cemetery, with the Rev. Glen Stovall officiating. Survivors include the wife, Mrs. Cora Morgan Freeland of Houston; two daughters, Mrs. Bobby Ruth Hearn of Los Angeles, Calif., and Mrs. Pattie Reeves of Houston; three sisters, Mrs. Nancy Ledbetter and Mrs. Erdie Deaton, both of Blair, Okla. and Mrs. Maude Hicks of Paris; a brother, Earl Freeland of Blair Okla.; and four grandchildren. Callaway Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Thursday, July 20, 1961
Mrs. Nancy Emilie Freeman
Mrs. Nancy Emile Freeman, 86, died at her home in Pennington Monday afternoon. A native of Houston County, Mrs. Freeman was a member of the Church of Christ of Possum Walk. Survivors include her husband, Charlie; a daughter, Mrs. Lorene Smith of Pennington; a sister, Mrs. Jane McConnell of Pennington; and one grandchild. Services were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday from the Waller Funeral Home, with the Reverends J. T. Riley and Eddie Kerwin officiating. Interment was in the Flat Prairie Cemetery. Waller Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Thursday, Aug., 25, 1966
Mrs. Ida Florence Freeman
Mrs. Ida Florence Freeman, 70, of Latexo, died Aug. 22 in a Crockett hospital following a short illness. Funeral services were held from the Latexo Baptist Church at 10 a.m. Aug. 24, with the Rev. Terry Cashion, pastor, officiating. Interment was in the Dunbar Cemetery near Emory, TExas and pallbearers were Perry Porter, J. B. Wade, H. C. Williams, Orville Porter, Edward Mayes, and Arthur Wisener. Born Jan. 27, 1896, in Rains County. Mrs. Freeman was a member of the Latexo Baptist Church. Mrs. Freeman is survivoed by four sons, Douglas of Houston, Jessie W. and Robert F. both of Lufkin, and John A. of Latexo; two daughters, Mrs. Dolly Goldstein of Waco, and Mrs. Odessa Reed fo Crockett; a brother, Perry Porter of Emory; a sister , Mrs. Ruby Wade of Dallas; 12 grandchildren and tow great grandchildren. Callaway Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Thurs. Feb. 2, 1967
Mrs. Emma Etta Freeman
Mrs. Emma Etta Freeman, 90, of Rt. 1, Crockett, died Wednesday, Jan 24, in a local hospital. Mrs. Freeman was born in Houston County Sept. 30, 1876. She was a member of the Congregational Methodist Church. Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Friday from Callaway Memorial Chapel, with Rev. A. S. Higginbotham and Roy Marshall officiating. Burial was in Ceneter Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers wre Roy Beard, Richard Freeman, Charles Freeman, Billy Freeman, Wayne Dunegan, Loyce Woodward, Bobby Freeman and Boyd Freeman. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Cuebelle Dunegan of Shawnee, Okla., and Mr. Roby Lowe and Mrs. Andrey Paul, both of Crockett; three sons, Leonard Freeman of Lovelady and Ray and Stanley Freeman both of Crockett; a brother, Willson Bitner of Crockett; 16 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren; 25 great great grandchildren. Callaway Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Thursday, September 18, 1969
Raymond Chesley Freeman
Mr. Raymond Chesley Freeman, 60, of Rt. 1, Crockett, died Friday. Mr. Freeman, a retired farmer, was born July 30, 1909, in Houston County. He was a veteran of World War II. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Callaway Memorial Chapel, with Rev. R. J. Marshall officiating. Burial was in the Center Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were Chesley Scott, Cecil Crowson, Dock Beavers, Joe Lane, Paxton Lively and Jim O'Connell. Survivors include two brothers, Stanley Freeman of Crockett and L. C. Freeman of Lovelady; three sisters, Mrs. Ruby Lowe and Mrs. Audrey Paul, both of Crockett and Mrs. Cuebelle Dunegan of Shawnee, Okla.; also a number of nieces and nephews. Callaway Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Thursday, Dec. 21, 1967
Corporal Steven F. Freeman
Corporal Steven F. Freeman 20, of Houston, was killed in Viet Nam Nov. 29. Cpl. Freeman was a lifelong resident of Houston, He was a member of the Church of Christ. Funeral services will be held at the Church of Christ in Trinity, with Mr. Truman Spring and Mr. Lee Officiating. Burial will follow in the Thornton Cemetery, with full military honors. Survivors include the father, F. Q. Freeman of Trinity; a grandmother, Mrs. Lee Branden of Trinity; a half-brother Joe Wade Holcomb of Houston, a half sister, Martha Jane Laird of Houston Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Thursday, January 23, 1969
W. W. Fredenrich
Mr. W. W. Fredenrich, 74, of Rt. 3, Trinity, died in Trinity Memorial Hospital Thursday morning. Mr. Fredenrich was a member of the Baptist Church. He was a veteran of World War I, and a member of the American Legion. Funeral services wre held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Waller Chapel at Trinity, with Rev. R. J. Marshall and Rev. Mike Ellison Officiating. Burial was in the Weldeon Cemetery. Survivors include the widow, Mrs. W. W. Fredenrich of Trinity; a son, Ira T. Fredenrich of Hill Top Lake; a brother,m Gus Fredenrich of Teague; and eight grandchildren. Waller Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Thursday, July 28, 1966
Barney D. French
Mr. Barney D. French, 79, of Phoenix, Ariz., died July 19 in Phoenix hospital. Mr. French, a railroad welder, had been a resident of Phoenix a year. He was a member of the Baptist Church. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Waller Chapel in Trinity, with the Rev. J. R. Reedy officiating. Burial was in the Cedar Grove Cemetery. Survivors include two sons, Robert L. French of Nashville, Ark., and Barney E. French of Stafford; five sisters, Mrs. A. L. Jesen of California, Mrs. Margaret Martin of Florida, Mrs. P. K. Mullen and Mrs. H. A. Pritchard, both of Laredo, and Mrs. C. W. Hoyt of Phoenix; one grandson. Waller Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Thursday, July 29, 1971
Barney E. French
Mr. Barney E. French, 53, of San Leon, passed away Saturday, July 24, in a Houston hospital. Mr. French was a member of the Baptist Church. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday in teh Waller Chapel in Trinity, with Rev. H. R. Stinson officiating. Interment was in the cedar Grove Cemetery. Survivors include the widow, Mrs. B. E. French of San Leon; a son, B. Ellis Grench of San Leon; and a brother, Robert French of Nashville, Ark. Waller Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Thurs. Aug. 1, 1974
Rites Held For Father of Local Resident
Clyde David Fretwell
Funeral services for Clyde David Fretwell of Lampasas, TExas, were held July 26, in the 1st and Walnut Church of Christ with Dwayne Simon and Charles Goodnight officiating. Interment was in the Methodist Cemetery, Bend, Texas. Pallbearers were Max Berry, Earl Burns, Jack Campbell, Tom Moore, E. Babe Smith, Roger Carpenter, Riley Reese and Martin Vann. Mr. Fretwell was the father of Mrs. Bobby (Juanice) Cunningham of Grapeland. He passed away Wednesday,July 24, following an extended illness. Born March 20, 1906, in Henryetta, Oklahoma, he was the son of J. G. and Cordila Little Fretwell. He was a retired druggist and had resided in Lampassas for the past 35 years. A member of the Church of Christ, he was also a charter member of the Rotary Club and an ex-school Board member. Survivors inluce his wife, Reba Fretwell of Lampasas, a son, Charlie Simon of Cedar Park; four daughters, Mary Jane Baxter of Bend, Suellen Samuels of Alice, Melissa Fretwell of Lampasas and Juanice Cunningham of Grapeland; two sisters, Jane Williams of Oklmugee, Oklahoma and Allie Gerow of Deer Park and a brother, J. S. Fretwell of San Marcos.

Thursday, Aug. 26, 1971
Jim Friday
Mr. Jim Friday, 84, of 509 So. 4th Sr., Crockett, died Thursday, Aug 19, in a local hospital, following a sudden illness. Mr. Friday, who had lived in Crockett for the past 14 years, was born in Trinity County on March 23, 1887. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Groveton. Funeral services were held in the Callaway Memorial Chapel at 3 p.m. Saturday, with Rev. Noble Lawrence officiating. Burial was in the Glenwood Cemetery in Groveton. Pallbearers were Clifton Reynolds, John Dominy, Frank Towery, John Norsworthy, Robin Nelson and Lynn Reynolds. Survivors include the wife, Mrs. Jim Friday of Crockett, and several nieces and nephews. Callaway Funeral Home of Crockett was in charge of arrangements.

Thursday, October 15, 1959
Mrs. J. Alexander Frisby
Mrs. John Alexander Frisby, 79, of Rt. 1, Grapeland, died Tuesday Oct. 12, at 7 a.m. in her home following a short illness. She was born in Woodville on Dec. 16, 1879, and was a member of the Assembly of God Church, Grapeland. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 3 p.m. in the Assembly of God Church, Grapeland, with Rev. L. D. Sellers and Rev. D. M. Rice officiating. Burial was in hayes Spring Cemetery, west of Grapeland. Survivors: Husband, John A. Frisby of Grapeland; two sons, Ben Arnold Frisby of Houston and L. A. Frisby of Sugerland; 6 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; a step-sister, Mrs. Bobbie Edds of Oak Grove, California. Arrangements were by Hassell & Foster.

Thursday, Dec. 25, 1969
John A. Frisby
Funeral services for John A. Frisby, 95, of Rt. 1, Grapeland, were held Friday, Dec 19, at 10 a.m. in Hassell & Foster Chapel, Grapeland, with the Rev. Earl Murdock officiating. Burial was in the Hayes Spring Cemetery, west of Grapeland, under the direction of Hassell & Foster. Mr. Frisby was born, Sept. 17, 1874 in Bluff City, Arkansas, to the late Elijah Frisby and Mrs. Katherine Woodell Frisby, and he died Wednesday, Dec. 17, at 11:45 p.m. in a Crockett nursing home following a long illness. A retired farmer, he had resided in Houston County most of his life, and was a member of the Asembly of God Church and Woodmen of the World. His wife, Mrs. Mary Katherine Arnold Frisby, died Oct. 13, 1959. Survivors include a brother, E. Monroe Carson of Grapeland; six grandchildren, John Charles Frisby of Washington, D. C., Lavon Frisby and Mrs. Marie Brown, both of Grapeland, Mrs. Gloria Remon of Alta Loma, Mrs. Laura Averitte of Carrolton, and Mrs. Patsy Harrison of Crockett; 13 great grandchildren.

Thursday, April 4, 1968
Alton Jackson Frisby
Mr. Alton Jackson Frisby, 67, of Houston, died Friday, in a Houstonnursing home. A retired minister, Mr. Frisby was born in houston County Sept, 17, 1900. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Monday from the Callaway Memorial Chapel, with Rev. Oscar Lock officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Memorial Park. Nephews werved as pallbearers. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. eloise Hayes of Houston and Mrs. Johnny Sue Files of Cameron; a sister, Mrs. Nina West of Crockett; two brothers, Arthur Lee Frisby of Crockett and Marvin Frisby of Houston; five grandchildren. Callaway Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Thursday, September 19, 1968
Louie A. Frisby
Funeral services for Louie A. Frisby, 65, of Grapeland, were held Friday, Sept. 13, at 3 p.m. in the First Baptist Church, Grapeland, with the Rev. Charles Haley and the Rev. J. T. Riley officiating. Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery, Percilla. Native and lifelong rresident of Grapeland, Mr. Frisby was born Sept. 14, 1902, to John A. Frisby and the late Mrs. Mary Arnold Frisby. He died Thursday, Sept. 12, at 2:30 a.m. in a Grapeland hospital following a short illness. Mr. Frisby was a Baptist, and was the husand of the late Mrs. Minnie Dickey Frisby, who died Oct. 2, 1944. Survivors include a son, Lavon Frisby of Grapeland; four daughters, Mrs. Chuck (Gloria) Redmon of Alta Loma, Mrs. Ronald (Laura) Averitte of Carrollton, Mrs. Doug (Patsy) Harrison of Crockett, and Mrs. Wymon (Marie) Brown of Grapeland; father, John A. Frisby of Crockett; 13 grandchildren. Arrangements were by Hassell and Foster.

Ben Arnold Frisby
Funeral services for Mr. Ben Arnold Frisby, 66, of Rt. 1, Grapeland, were held Wednesday, Oct. 2, at 3 p.m. in Hassell & Foster Chapel, Grapeland, with Rev. Leslie L. Grounds and REv. L. D. Seller officiating. Burial followed in Hays Springs Cemetery, west of Grapeland. Nephews served as pallbearers.
A native of Woodville, Mr. Frisby was born on July 14, 1897. He spent most of his life in Grapeland. He died early Tuesday morning. Survivors include a son, J. C., of Amarillo; father, John of Grapeland; a brother, Louie of Grapeland; and a number of nieces and nephews. Arrangements were by Hassell & Foster. Frisby Services Held Wednesday Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at 3 p.m. in the Hassell & Foster Chapel, Grapeland, for Ben Arnold Frisby, 66. Mr. Frisby was discovered dead in his car early Tuesday morning about 2 miles south of the old Crockett road. Hill Huff was inroute to his pasture to feed cattle and discovered the body. Olan Davis, justice of the peace, was called about 8:30 a.m. and rendered a verdict of death due to natural causes. Davis estimated Mr. Frisby had been dead five or six hours. Rev. Leslie Grounds and Rev. L. D. Sellers officiated at the services. Burial was in the Hayes Spring Cemetery with nephews serving as pallbearers. Mr. Frisby was born in Woodville July 14, 1897, but had resided here most of his life. Survivors include a son, J. C. Frisby of Amarillo; father, John Frisby, Grapeland; one brother, Louie Frisby, Grapeland; a number of nieces and nephews. Arrangements were by Hassell & Foster.

6-2-60
Jim Douglass Frizzell
Jim Douglass Frizzell, 17-year-old student of Kennard, died in a local hospital Wednesday, May 25, after an extended illness. Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Friday, May 27 at the Tabernacle at the English Cemetery with Mr. Carl A. Allen, minister of the Crockett Church of Christ officiating. Interment was in the English Cemetery and pallvearers were Grady Blalock, Cecil Cook, Leon Huff, Dayle Bennett, Benford Frizzell and Doyle Hutcherson. Survivors are the parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Frizzell of Kennard; two brothers Jerry and James Earl, both of Kennard; three sisters, Mrs. Preston Warren of Crockett, and Jannie and Judy both of Kennard; and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Bradley of Lufkin. Callaway Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Thurs. May 31, 1973
Monroe Frizzell
Mr. Monroe Frizzell, 75, of 7826 Tidwell Road, Houston, passed away in Houston, Thursday, May 24. Mr. Frizzell was formerly of Houston County, but had residedn in Houston for the past 30 years. Graveside services were held at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, May 26, in the Hicks Cemetery with Rev. Joe Ash officiating. Survivors include four sons, David E. Frizzell, Channelview, Jimmie Hayden Frizzell, Delton Neal Frizzell, both of Houston, and Billy Ray Frizzell of Pasadena; three daughters, Mrs. Sallie Myrtle Thomas of Houston, Mrs. Wilma Jean Beall of Pasadena, Mrs. Gladys Joyce Reed of Baytown; one brother, Ed frizzell of Houston; 17 grandchildren. Waller Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Thursday, August 7, 1969
Joe Frizzell
Mr. Joe Frizzell, 74, of Rt. 1, cRockett, died Saturday in a Crockett hospital. Mr. Frizzell, a retired farmer, was born Aug. 30, 1894, in Houston County. He was a veteran of World War I and a member of the Church of Christ. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Church of Christ in Crockett, with mr. Tom Roberts of Crockett and Mr. Clyde Strickland of Lufkin officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Memorial Park. Pallbearers were Wilford Chrisner, Roy Turner, Harold Wolf, Bill Blalock, Preston Blalock and Claude Woodard. Survivors include the widow, Mrs. Joe Frizzell of Crockett; four sons, Ernest, Joe Cecil and Benford Frizzell , all of Crockett, and McKinley Frizzell of Houston; three daughters, Mrs. Jewell DeSmyter, Mrs. Nell Huff an Mr.sbillie Jean Beard, all of Crockett; a brother, Jarvey Frizzell of Crockett; a sister, Mrs. Ellen Beathard of Willis; 19 grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren. Callaway Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Thurs. May 3, 1973
Harvey Baines Frizzell
Mr. Harvey Baines Frizzell, 81, of Rt. 1, Crockett, died Wednesday evening. April 25, in the Houston County Hospital, after a short illness. Mr. Frizzell was born in Houston County on Nov. 14, 1891, and had lived here for his entire lifetime. A retired farmer, he was a member of the Church of Christ. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Friday in the Callaway Memorial Chapel, with Mr. Tom Roberts of Fort Worth officiating. Interment was in Evergreen Memorial Park in Crockett. Pallbearers were Roy Turner, Harold Wolfe, Preston Bialock, Billy Arthur May, Charles Frizzell and Paul Giles. Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Ellen Beathard of Willis; sister-in-law, Mrs. Joe Frizzell of Crockett; four nephews, Ernest and Joe Cecil Frizzell of Crockett, Benford Frizzell of Kennard and Paul Frizzell of Houston; three nieces, Mrs. Newel DeSmyter, Mrs. Nell Huff and Mrs. Jean Beard, all of Crockett. Callaway Funeral Home of Crockett was in charge of arrangements.

THE GRAPELAND MESSENGER
Thursday, March 27, 1969
Services Held for C. D. Fryar
Clarence D. Fryar, Jr.
Clarence D. Fryar, Jr., 44, maintenance supervisor with the Nuclear Corporation here, died following a sudden illness Tuesday afternoon, March 18, at his home on Route 6, Palestine. Funeral services were held Thursday, March 20, in the Bailey Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Carrol Fancher officiating. Burial was in Land of Memory Cemetery near Palestine. Prior to his employment at Nuclear, Mr. Fryer had been an electrician with Missouri Pacific railroad for 23 years. A Member of First United Methodist Church, he served in the Army during World War II. Pallbearers were Ross Horton, Charles Linn, J. T. Bernard, J. Robert Wylie, Nathan Boyd, Johnny Williams, Rucker Farris and Harold Gilbert. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Betty Hamlett Fryar; a son, David Fryar and a daughter, Sheila Fryar; his mother, Mrs. C. D. Fryar, Sr., and his grandfather, A. N. Glenn, all of Palestine.

Thursday, April 4, 1963
Farmer Augusta Teacher Buried
James Truman (Jack) Frye
Funeral services were held in Houston Saturday, March 30, for James Truman (Jack) Erye, 49. A native of North Zulch, he had resided in Houston for 21 years. He was a former school teacher at Augusta in 1933-34. At the Time of his death he as a senior clerk for the water department of the city of Houston and was a member of the Eastwood Baptist Church. Services were held in the George H. Lewis & Sons Chapel with Rev. Bonner C. Magness, Dr. R. G. Commander and Wendell Winkler, minister, officiating. Burial was in the Forest Park Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Marie Frye; daughter, Miss Wanema Frye; sons, John and Mike Frye; parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Frye, all of Houston; four sisters and a number of nieces and nephews.

Thursday, March 14, 1968
Mrs. Lois T. Frye
Mrs. Lois T. Frye, 73, of Houston, died March 3.
Mrs. Frye, a native of Willis, had lived in Houston 55 years. She was a member of the West University Methodist Church. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., March 6, in the West University Methodist Church, the Rev. A. Grady officiating. Burial was in Forest Park Lawndale. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Josephine Broaddus of Houston and Mrs. Lois Jewell of Longview; three sons, John Frye of Crockett and Aubrey and Reginald Frye, both of Houston; a sister, Mrs. Weslayen Johnson of Houston; a brother, Reginald Thmlinson of Houston; and four grandchildren.

Thursday, Feb. 5, 1970
Herbert Earl Fulgham
Mr. Herbert Earl Fulgham, 52, of Houston, died Wednesday, Jan. 28, in Houston. Mr. Fulgham, reared in Houston County, was retired fromthe U. S. Army, after 20 years' service. He was a veteran of World War II, and a member of the Baptist Church. Funeral services were held at 12 noon Friday in the Heights Chapel, with Rev. E. P. Ramsey, pastor of the First Baptise Church of Crockett, officiating. Burial was in the V. A. Cemetery. Survivors include the wife, Mrs. Lillian Fulgham of Houston; his mother, Mrs. J. L. fulgham of Crockett; a son, Richard Fulgham of Houston; five sisters, Mrs. Gertrude White of Channelview, Mrs. Faye Adkins of Pasadena, Mrs. Maud Tosh of Rusk, Mrs. Billye Welch of Crockett and Mrs. Hazel Giunn of Genoa; two brothers, Frank Fulgham of Palestine and Joe Fulgham of Pasadena; and two grandsons, Richard Jr., and Roger Fulgham, both of Houston.

Mrs. Margaret Fuller
Funeral services for Mrs. Margaret Fuller, 65, of Tuscon, Ariz, were held at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, in that city. Mrs. Fuller lived in Houston County before moving to Tuscon, and had visisted her home town of Crockett Quite frequently. Survivors include one son, Charles E. Fuller, two granddaughters, one grandson, and one great granddaughter and great grandson, all of Tuscon, Ariz. threee sisters, Mrs. Mary Temple, Mrs. Norman Hooks, Mrs. Lucille Keels, all of Crockett; three brothers, Farrell Hollingsworth, and John Hollingsworth of Crockett, and Lewis Hollingsworth of Vidor, and a number of nieces and nephews.

Thursday, December 19, 1968
Charles Justin Fuller
Mr. Charles Justin Fuller, 74, of Rt. 4, Crockett, died Thursday afternoon in a Marlin hospital. Mr. Fuller, a retired barber, was a lifelong resident of Houston County. He was a veteran of World War I, and a member of the Central Baptist Church. Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the Waller Chapel, with Rev. W. D. Thomason officiating. Burial was in the Evergreen Memorial Park. Survivors inlude the widow, Mrs. Clara Fuller of Crockett; three sons, Charles H. Fuller of Baytown, T/Sgt. J. Shannon Fuller of Albuquerque, N. M. , and Robert L. Fuller of Houston; three daughters, Mrs. R. H. Weekley of Rockport, Mrs. R. M. Neer of San Antonio and Mrs. John H. LaRue of Lovelady; two brothers, S. S. Fuller of Conroe and S. M. Fuller of Houston; three sisters, Mrs. J. E. Dickey of Houston and Mrts. Andy Gossett and Mrs. Will Gosset, both of Crockett; 15 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Waller Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Ross Fullerton
Funeral services for Ross Fullerton, 58, of Slocum, were held Saturday, July 4, at 10 a.m. in the Slocum Baptist Church, with Rev. W. C. Littleton and Rev. Joohn Garlington officiating. Burial followed in Strong Memorial park, Slocum. Pallbearers were Billy Ray Barnett, Leon Mitchell, Duke Wayne Turner, James Turner, Leroy Lusk and Bill Lasiter. A native of Oklahoma, Mr. Fullerton was born Dec. 9, 1905. He was reared in Cherokee County, and had been a resident of Anderson County for a number of years. At the time of his death, he operated a general mercantile store in Slocum. Also, he was serving as constable, a member of the Slocum School Board, director of Houston County Electric Cooperative, president of Elkhart Lions Club, and a member of the Slocum Baptist Church. He died Thursday at 4:45 p.m. in a Palestine hospital following an extended illness. Survivors include the wife, Mrs. Louvella Lasiter Fullerton; a son, Ronnie J. Fullerton; a daughter, Miss Judy Nan Fullerton; mother, Mrs. J. F. Fullerton; a sister, Mrs. Duke Turner, all of Slocum, several nieces and nephews. Arrangements were by Hassell & Foster.

1969
Slocum Soldier Dies of Wounds In Viet Nam
Sergant Ronnie Joe Fullerton
Funeral services for Infantry Sergeant Ronnie Joe Fullerton, 21, of Slocum, were held Tuesday, January 21, in the Hassell and Foster Chapel in Palestine. Rev. W. C. Littleton and Rev. Raymond Gary officiated with burial in Strong Memorial Park near Slocum. Pallbearers were Bobby Don Jones, Doyle Hancock, Mickey Wortham, Mike Vickery, Glenn Patterson, Elwin Hagon and Jerry Gibson. Sgt. Fullerton died Sunday, January 12, in Quang Tri hospital in Vietnam from gunshot wounds received in combat. The son of Mrs. Louvella Lasiter Fullerton of Slocum and the late Ross Fullerton, he was born in Palestine on December 2, 1947 and spent his entire life in Slocum priot to entering the service. A member of the Slocum Baptist Church and a 1966 graduate of Slocum High School, he had been employed in oilfield work by Carrizo Drilling Company and B. M. Jackson Drilling Company before going into the Army. He is survived by his widown Claudia Scarborough Fullerton of Palestine; his mother; grand patents, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Lasiter of Palestine; and a sister, Mrs. Joe W. (Judy Nan) Chaffin of Slocum.

Thursday
Jimmy Donald Fulmer
Mr. Jimmy Donald Fulmer of Rt. #2, Grapeland, died early Tuesday morning in a local hospital. Mr. Fuller, age 38, was born in Houston County on October 12, 1933 and had lived here for his entire lifetime. Survivors include:
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Harvey L. Fulmer of Grapeland; two brothers, Roy and Sam Fulmer, both of Grapeland; one sister, Mrs. R. V. Haynes of Austin. Funeral services for Mr. Jimmy Donald Fulmer will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon in the San Pedro Community Church with Mr. Calvin Dickey officiating. Interment will be in the San Pedro Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the Callaway Funeral Home of Crockett.

Thursday, February 22, 1968
Cloyce Wayne Fulmer
Mr. Cloyce Wayne Fulmer, 40, of Rt. 2, Grapeland, died Sunday in the Veterans Hospital in Houston. Mr. Fulmer was employed by Stowe Lumber Co. He was born Sept. 1, 1927, in Houston County, and was a veteran of World War II. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the San Pedro community church, near Grapeland, with Rev. Merle Fulmer, Rev. Kenneth Fuller, Rev. James Stuckey and Rev. W. A. Grounds officiating. Burial was in the San Pedro Cemetery. Employees o Stowe Lumber Co., were pallvearers. Surviviors include the parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Fulmer of Grapeland; three brothers, Roy, Sam and Jimmy Fulmer , all of Grapeland; a sister, Mrs. R. V. Haynes of Austin. Callaway Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


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