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Adele Wright Lindsay
LIVINGSTON - Adele Wright Lindsay, 79, of Livingston died Wednesday, March 12, 2003, in a Houston hospital after a lengthy illness.
Services were held Saturday, March 15, at Pace Funeral Home, with the Rev. Harold Isaacs officiating. Interment followed in Center Grove Cemetery.
Mrs. Lindsay was born on Jan. 8, 1924 in the Deadwood community of Panola County to Robert Lee and Katie Davis Wright. Her family moved to Polk County when she was 12 years of age. Mrs. Lindsay lived many years in the Leggett area, being a devoted wife to her husband Cecil and mother to her six children. After her husband's death, she moved to Livingston. She was a long time member of Jones Prairie Church in Leggett. In addition to her husband, Mrs. Lindsay was preceded in death by a son, Spc. 4 Billy Earl Lindsay; grandsons, Frank Flowers Jr. and Robert Clay Flowers; twin sister, Maydelle Lind-say and brother, William Lee Jackson Wright.
Survivors include a son, Jack Lindsay of Leggett; daughters, Peggy Nowlin of Houston. Mary Ann Flowers of Livingston, Temple Mae Agpalza of Lufkin and Katherine Nowlin of Houston; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and numerous other relatives and friends.
Grandsons served as pallbearers.
Mary Jane Weltsch
ONALASKA - A memorial service for Mary Jane Weltsch, 70, of Onalaska was held Friday, March 14, 2003, from the Cochran Funeral Home Chapel in Onalaska, with the Rev. Larry Shine officiating.
Mrs. Weltsch died Tuesday, March 11, in St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital in Houston.
She was born Dec. 6, 1932 in Pittsburgh, Kan., the daughter of Mark and Nell Smedley Grey. She was preceded in death by her parents and her daughter, Cathi Terry.
Survivors include her companion, Charlie McDonald of Onalaska; sons, Randy Johnson of Lone Tree, Colo. and Rick John-son of Boise, Idaho; grandsons, Brett Schiele of Humble, Jared Terry of Onalaska and Bryan Johnson of Boise, Idaho; and granddaughters, Shelly Barton of San Antonio, Holli Johnson of Onalaska and Amber Johnson of Onalaska.
Chester "Sid" Merryman
LIVINGSTON - Funeral services for Chester "Sid" Merryman, 70, of Livingston were held Sunday, March 16, 2003, from the Cochran Funeral Home Chapel, Livingston, with the Rev. Darren Sensat officiating. Burial followed in Camp Ruby Ceme-tery. Military honors were provided by the VFW Post 8568 Honor Guard.
Mr. Merryman died Thursday, March 13, in the VA Hospital in Houston.
He was born May 21, 1932 in Hutch, Ky., the son of Arthur and Woodie Hensley Merryman, both of whom preceded him in death. Mr. Merryman served in the U.S. Army and was discharged on June 16, 1959. He was a member of Big Sandy Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Minnie Merryman of Livingston, whom he married on June 18, 1976 in Vidor; daughters and sons-in-law, Vicki and Kerry Sensat of Crosby and Carol and Kelly McCurtain of Granbury; grandsons, Ricky Calloway of Crosby and Anthony Elrod of Branson, Mo.; great-grandson, Thomas Elrod of Branson, Mo.; sister and brother-in-law, Ruby and Ray Wagers of Tazewell, Tenn.; mother-in-law, Bertha Dillon of Dallardsville; one niece and five nephews.
Pallbearers were Wilburn Overstreet, Bob Kiker, Patrick Murphy, A.D. Dillon, Charles Dean and Robert Thornell.
Margaret Ardell Nowlin
LIVINGSTON - Funeral services for Margaret Ardell Nowlin, 90, of Paoli, Okla. were held Sunday, March 16, 2003, from the Cochran Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Harold Isaacs officiating. Burial followed in Mr. Rose Cemetery.
Mrs. Nowlin died Thursday, March 13, in Norman Regional Hospital in Norman, Okla.
She was born Jan. 16, 1913 in Lovelady, the daughter of Richard Alfred Crowson and Janie Robert Crowson. She married Alton Nowlin on Nov. 23, 1932 in Central Baptist Church in Livingston. Mrs. Nowlin was a member of the First United Meth-odist Church in Paoli, Okla. She was preceded in death by her husband, Flavil A. Nowlin; her parents; daughter, Betty Jane Nowlin Miller; brothers, Walton Crowson, William Crowson, Aaron Crowson and Tut Crowson and sister, Myrtle Walters.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Alton and Kaye Nowlin of Paoli, Okla; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Paul Nowlin, Mike Nowlin, Mark Nowlin, Chris Nowlin, Adam Gillum and Allen Thomas.
Douglas Daniel Lamb
CLEVELAND - Douglas Daniel Lamb, 72, of Splendora died on Friday, March 14, 2003.
Mr. Lamb is survived by his wife, Grace Lamb; children, Gerald D. Lamb and wife Danna of Batson, Rickey E. Lamb and wife Susan of Coldspring and Donna Axton and husband Rick of Splendora; grandchildren, Renee Varney, Tia Nash, Randy "Possum" Axton, Rachel "Curly Top" Axton, Brandon Slankard, Heath Williams and Jason Slankard; eight great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Graveside services were held Monday, March 17, at Magnolia Cemetery in Onalaska, with the Rev. Glen Mead officiating.
Pace-Stancil Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Beatrice Lee Grant
LIVINGSTON - Beatrice Lee Grant, 82, of Livingston died Saturday, March 15, 2003, in a local nursing home.
Services were held Monday, March 17, at Pace Funeral Home, with Mr. Wendell Kee officiating. Interment followed in For-est Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Grant was born on Feb. 11, 1921 in Eureka Springs, Ark. to parents John Ball and Daisy Hess Ball. She married Code Grant on March 14, 1918 and for many years was his secretary in his tow boat business. She had been a Livingston resident for eight years, moving from Arkansas. Mrs. Grant was a member of Onalaska Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by a brother, Ray Clark Lasley.
Survivors include her husband, Code Grant of Livingston; six daughters, Shirley Dickerson and husband Jim of Monticello, Ark., Linda Boatright and husband Rolan of Houston, Debra Grant and Chris of Deer Park, Corliss Grant of Deer Park, Cathy Clark and husband Bill of Lawton, Okla. and Tameron LeGow and husband Doyle of Livingston; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren.
Thomas Winfield Foley
LIVINGSTON - Thomas Winfield Foley, 78, died on Friday, March 14, 2003, at his residence in Livingston.
He was born on Dec. 26, 1924 in Maxton, N.C. to parents William Lyle and Edith Hudgins Foley. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, William Lyle Foley Jr. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and married Mildred Spencer Foley in Washington, D.C. on June 11, 1948. He received a BS degree from Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, master of theology and bachelor of divinity from Union Theological Seminary in Richmond, Va. and attended Westminster Choir College in Princeton, N.J. He was a Presbyterian missionary to Brazil from 1951 to 1973; area secretary for Latin Amer-ica Board of International Missions, Presbyterian Church (USA) from 1973 to 1977; minister of pastoral care/visitation minis-ter with Highland Park Presbyterian Church in Dallas from 1977 to 1989; served as a stated supply pastor for First Presbyterian Church in Deport, Texas from 1990 to 1997; and was interim pastor for Alabama Presbyterian Church in Choudrant, La. from 2001 to 2002. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Livingston.
He is survived by his wife, Mildred "Midge" Foley of Livingston; two sons and daughters-in-law, Steven Mark and Lynn Foley of Decatur, Ga. and Timothy John and Miyuki Foley of Lewisville; two daughters and sons-in-law, Donna and Bruce Draeger of Traverse City, Mich. and Kathleen "Kitty" and Fred Thrower of Kingwood; six grandchildren, David Foley, Colin Foley, Becky Draegar, Rachel Draegar, Thomas Thrower and Kate Thrower and sister and brother-in-law, Ellen and Harry Lee Hoover of Broadway, Va.
A memorial service was held Wednesday, March 19, at the First Presbyterian Church of Livingston. The Rev. Rod Peacock conducted the service.
Cochran Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Steven Ray Howard
LIVINGSTON - Funeral services for Steven Ray Howard, 48, of Livingston were held Saturday, March 22, 2003, at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Livingston, with the Rev. Carolyn Davis officiating.
Mr. Howard died Monday, March 17, in Memorial Medical Center - Livingston.
He was born April 30, 1954 in Houston, the son of Robert and Barbara Harman Howard Jr. He married Julia L. Howard on Dec. 5, 1987 in Livingston. Mr. Howard was a member of St. Luke's Episcopal Church. He was preceded in death by his fa-ther, Robert B. Howard Jr. and stepbrother, Elton Jordan Jr.
Survivors include his wife, Julia Howard; mother, Barbara Lee Harman Jordan of Livingston; sons, A. Taylor Howard of Livingston and Jacob R. Howard of Katy; stepfather, Bert Jordan of Livingston; sister and brother-in-law, Terry H. and Skipper Shinn of Benton, La.; sons, Jordan Baumel of Livingston and Jesse Davis of Houston; daughters, Tonya Gann of Vidor and Shanna McLin of Katy; brothers, Chad Howard, Donnie Howard and Brian Howard, all of Tulsa, Okla.; stepsisters and hus-bands, Annette and Lester Walding of Livingston, Connie and Bob Baumel of Livingston and Glenda and Jerry Cruickshank of Richmond and numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Cochran Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
James Lloyd Fain
LIVINGSTON - Funeral services for James Lloyd Fain, 39, of Livingston were held Friday, March 21, 2003, from the Cochran Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Lee Poe officiating. Burial followed in Bold Springs Cemetery.
Mr. Fain died Monday, March 17, in Memorial Health System of East Texas in Lufkin.
He was born May 24, 1963 in Houston, the son of Harold Wade Fain and Carolyn Parker Fain. He was preceded in death by his father in 1996 and his brother, Tony Rice, in 1981. He graduated from Livingston High School in 1981 and had been em-ployed by Georgia Pacific and Champion for 22 years. He served in the U.S. Army from 1983-86, having attained the rank of SP4.
Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Carolyn and Lloyd Davis Jr. of Livingston; special friend, Donald Wayne McClung of Livingston; grandparents, W.L. and Margie Neeley of Benton, Ark.; brothers, David Fain of Grady, Ark., Harold Fain Jr. of Livingston, Tommy Fain of Livingston, Kevin Fain of Cleveland, Ray Fain of Cleveland, Bobby Davis of Crosby and Terry Davis of Pottsville, Pa.; sister, Sherry Orland of Ft. Campbell, Ky.; nephews, Casey Fain of Colorado Springs, Colo. and Christopher Fain of New Braunfels and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Pallbearers were J.T. Capps, Matt Parrish, Keith Sommers, James Wortham, Steve White and Warren White.
Rosa Lee Moore Collins
LIVINGSTON - Funeral services for Rosa Lee Moore Collins, 92, of Andrews were held Saturday, March 8, 2003, from the Pace Funeral Home Chapel in Livingston, with the Rev. Joel Salazar officiating and Joel Gilliland and Tim Gilliland assisting. Burial followed in Camp Ruby Cemetery under the direction of Pace Funeral Home in Livingston. Local arrangements were under the direction of McNett Funeral Home of Andrews.
Mrs. Collins died Tuesday, March 4, in Permian Residential Care Center in Andrews.
She was born Dec. 10, 1910 in Livingston to John Thomas Moore and Almeda Teresa Baker Moore. She married Donnie Collins on April 7, 1932 in Livingston. He preceded her in death on June 29, 1992. They moved to Andrews in 1952 from Mid-land. She had taught Sunday school at the First Baptist Church in Seminole, she loved to cook for other people and she was known as a loving wife and mother. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Andrews, where she loved to attend wor-ship services.
She was preceded in death by her three sisters, Lydia Thomas, Grace Perdue and Ruby Vinson and three brothers, Lee Moore, Otis "Bill" Moore and Polk Moore.
Survivors include her daughter, Dianne Gilliland and her husband Don of Andrews; son, Don T. Collins and his wife Marcella of Austin; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Joel Gilliland, Tim Gilliland, Greg Fairhurst, Donnie Collins, Melvin Don Collins and David Williams.
Louie F. Hill
LIVINGSTON - Funeral services for Louie F. Hill, 78, of Goodrich were held Saturday, March 8, 2003, from the Cochran Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Danny Moye officiating. Interment followed in Peebles Cemetery. Military honors were provided by the VFW Post 8568 Honor Guard.
Mr. Hill died Thursday, March 6, in Kindred Hospital in Houston.
He was born Aug. 8, 1924 in Goodrich, the son of Tom and Mary Sullivan Hill. He married Earnie Hutchinson on Oct. 7, 1944 in Livingston. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, attaining the rank of SSgt. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Jesse Hill and Bob Hill; sister, Lou Nell Barker and grandson, James Currie.
Survivors include his wife, Earnie Hill of Goodrich; daughters and sons-in-law, Eva and Van Currie of Buna, May Allen of Goodrich, Janice and Tom Clifton of Goodrich and Evelyn and Jose Celedon of Goodrich; son and daughter-in-law, Louie F. and Linda Hill Jr. of Goodrich; brother, Thomas Jean Hill of Florida; grandsons, Rance Allen of Goodrich, JoVan Currie of San Antonio and Ryan Currie of New York, N.Y.; granddaughters, Christy Pruitt of Pearland, Kayla Currie of Buna, Cheryl Brown of Lyndale, Kay Lambert of Livingston, Melissa Celedon of Austin, Casey Celedon of Livingston and Mackenzie Hill of Goodrich; great-granddaughters, Caylee Pruitt of Pearland, Macie Allen of Goodrich and Lauren Currie of San Antonio and great-grandson, Braden Lambert of Livingston.
Pallbearers were Wayne Bland, Jamey Hill, Chad Hill, Mark Mullins, James Spikes, Bobby Woody, Jody Woody and Jay Hill.
Orval Leonard Hamilton
GOODRICH - Orval Leonard Hamilton died at his residence in Goodrich on Thursday, March 6, 2003, after a prolonged ill-ness.
He was born in Texas City on Sept. 30, 1933. He served in Korea with the United States Marine Corps and then attended the University of Houston. In 1956 he was hired by Monsanto Chemical as a pipefitter and became a volunteer fire department captain. He then was made assistant fire chief and then fire chief. He taught fire school at Texas A&M for many years. In 1986 he became fire chief and safety specialist at OxyChem.
In Texas City he was an active member of the First United Methodist Church and served on several boards. He was vice-president of the Optimist Club.
In Goodrich he was in the choir at the Goodrich Methodist Church, helped his wife with Toys for Tots and enjoyed being a member of the VFW Honor Guard.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James Ira and Nadine Hamilton; his brother, Eugene; and his son, Steven.
He is survived by his wife, Margie; daughter, Elizabeth, and son-in-law, David Johnigan of Texas City; his son, Mark Hamil-ton and wife Gwen of Goodrich; 10 grandchildren, Mandie, Misty, Tiffany, Jordan, Taylor, Morgan, Tony, Amy, Travis and Brittany and two great-grandchildren. Brothers and sisters are Lucille Biery and Charles Hamilton of Texas City, Gerri Evans, J.I. Hamilton, Iris Phillips, Tommy Hamilton, Sue Meyers and Jimmy Hamilton, all of Woodville. He is also survived by his lifelong best friend, Robert Blanchard and wife Barbara.
Pallbearers were Kevin Bearden, Tommy Hamilton Jr., Danny Evans, Terri Hamilton, Corky Hamilton and Richie Hamilton. Honorary pallbearers were Ricki Hamilton, Randy Hamilton, Tony Hamilton and Hal Biery Jr.
Pace Funeral Home of Livingston assisted in arrangements. Visitation was held at Emken Linton Funeral Home in Texas City and services were held Monday, March 10, at the First United Methodist Church in Texas City. Conducting the service was Mr. Hamilton's pastor, the Rev. Don Willis. His cousin, Wayne Pearson, provided the music. Dickinson VFW Post 6378 conducted graveside honors, along with the Marine Corps League.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Texas Children's Hospital.
Henry Alvin Walters
LIVINGSTON - Henry Alvin Walters, 80, of Point Blank died Saturday, March 8, 2003, in a Port Arthur hospital.
Graveside services were held Monday, March 10, at Peebles Cemetery, with Randall Walters officiating.
Mr. Walters, a retired tug boat captain, was born on Sept. 6, 1922 in McGee, Miss. to Justis Wiley and Nancy Shrintha Roach Walters. He served with the U.S. Army during World War II and had been a Point Blank resident for 18 years, moving from Channelview. He was preceded in death by five brothers, four sisters and a daughter, Doris Faye Walters.
Survivors include four children, James Birdsong and wife Peggy of Shepherd, Henry R. Walters Sr. and wife Tommie Jo of Houston, Brenda Ledger of Point Blank and Larry Walters and wife Donna of Dallardsville; one sister, Polly Caswell of Hous-ton; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Pace Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Judy Holcomb Slay
TOMBALL - Funeral services for Judy "Bugs" M. Holcomb Slay were held Tuesday, March 11, 2003, from Klein Cemetery in Tomball.
Mrs. Slay was born Nov. 29, 1947 and died March 8.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ed and Vera Holcomb, and two brothers, Ed Holcomb Jr. and Roy Holcomb.
She is survived by her husband, James Lesley Slay of Goodrich; sons, Charles Slay and wife Elaine of Acworth, Ga. and J.L. Slay and wife Teresa of Cleveland; grandchildren, William, Kayla, Stephanie, Hunter and Chase; sisters, Mabel "Janie" Senior of VanBuren, Ark., Betty "Boo" and husband Lanny Williams of Nacogdoches, Bess "Babe" and husband Donald Walsh of North Richland Hill and Cynthia "Shorty" Ruffin of Onalaska; brother, Tommy Holcomb of Livingston; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Martha Jane and Nick Mueller, Neoima Ruth and Phillip George, Bobby and Kathy Slay and Virgil and Sherry Reeves and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews.
Brandon Kingsley Williams
LIVINGSTON - Funeral services for Brandon Kingsley Williams, 20, of Livingston were held Wednesday, March 12, 2003, from New Beulah Baptist Church, with the Rev. Lonnie Henderson officiating. Interment followed in Kibbiefield Cemetery in Marston.
He was born June 18, 1982 in Houston and died March 6 in Houston. He was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his mothers, Gwendolyn W. Guidry of Livingston and Norma Burrell of Houston; father, Cleveland Burrell of Houston; two sisters, Jessica Guidry of Livingston and Stacey Burrell of Houston; stepfather, Ronnie Guidry; grand-parents, Annie Mae Maxey and husband Jessie of Houston and the Rev. Elisha W. Williams of Marston; aunts and uncles, Vernell Neal, Eloise Yarborough and husband Lamar, Hattie Bedgood and husband Woody, Kathy Evans and Debbie Jean Burrell, all of Houston, Ruth Johnson and husband Bennie of Leggett, Rose Espree and Juliet Freddie; uncles and aunts, Ricky Burrell and wife Betty, William Alf Burrell, Uncle J. Mac, Bobbie Guidry, David Guidry, Ronald Espree, Joseph, John Ed-wards and John Freddie, all of Houston, Lester Williams and wife Darlene of Fresno, Rodney Williams and wife Cheryl of Austin, Elisha Williams and wife Joyce of Daly, Calif. and Kelvin Williams of Marston; stepgrandparents, P.J. Edwards and wife Lydia and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers were Elmer Green Jr., Joshua Dublin, Carlos D. Johnson, Jessie Maxey Jr., Michael P. Dublin, Nikos L. Williams and Robert Davis Jr. Honorary pallbearers were Rodney A. Williams, Kelvin N. Williams, Lester W. Williams, Keith B. Wil-liams, Darrell Phillips, Elisha W. Williams and Benny Johnson Jr.
Duncan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
CORRIGAN - Funeral services for Fermin Nevarez of Corrigan were held Wednesday, March 12, 2003, from St. Martin's Catholic Church in Corrigan, with Father Clifton Labbe officiating. Interment followed in Union Springs Cemetery. A rosary ceremony was held Tuesday, March 11, in the Corrigan Funeral Home Chapel.
Fermin was born Dec. 24, 1988 in Sandwich, Ill. and died Saturday, March 8, in Corrigan. He attended Corrigan Junior High School.
He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Socorro and Gilberto Perez of Corrigan; father and stepmother, Jose and Adri-ana Nevarez of Somonauk, Ill.; grandparents, Manuel and Reginalda Rodriguez of Juarez, Mexico and Jose and Maria Nevarez of Durango, Mexico; sisters, Marialda Arriola, Lilibeth Nevarez of Sandwich, Ill. and Katie Nevarez of Corrigan and many other family and friends.
Samantha Michelle Powell
LIVINGSTON - Infant Samantha Michelle Powell died on Friday, March 7, 2003, in Woodland Heights Medical Center in Lufkin.
She was born March 7, 2003 in Lufkin, the daughter of Steven and Stacey Wilson Powell.
Graveside services were held Monday, March 10, 2003, in Peebles Cemetery, with the Rev. Frank Hood officiating.
Survivors include her father, Steven Mark Powell and mother, Stacey Diane Wilson Powell of Livingston; grandparents, Ronnie and Debra Wilson of Onalaska and Steve and Marcie Powell of Livingston; and great-grandparents, Roy and Delta Duplechin of Ragley, La. and H.M. and Fay Powell of Livingston.
Pallbearers were Matthew Wilson and David Powell.
Cochran Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Michael David Powell
LIVINGSTON - Michael David "Clipper" Powell, 43, of Livingston died Friday, March 7, 2003.
Private services for family and friends will be held at a later date.
He was born Jan. 21, 1960 in Tallahassee, Fla. to John David and Dawn Ann Pearson Powell. He had been a Livingston resi-dent for two years and was a residential landscaper. He was a member of Spring Woods Methodist Church in Houston. His father preceded him in death in 1986.
Survivors include his mother, Dawn Ann Powell of Houston; three sisters, Holly Powell Gargotta of Houston, Cassie Powell Haas of Livingston and Pattie Powell Villerot of Cloverdale, Calif. and his friend and companion, Valerie Hoosier of Livingston.
Arrangements are by Pace Funeral Home.
Janet Carroll Alford
LIVINGSTON - Janet Carroll Alford, 88, died Monday, March 10, 2003, at her residence in Livingston.
Graveside services were held Wednesday, March 12, from Houston National Cemetery in Houston.
She was born July 14, 1914 in Cleveland, Ohio, the daughter of Charles Otis Eyster and Rose Marie Vitovec Eyster, both of whom preceded her in death.
She is survived by her husband, Hugh Alford of Livingston, whom she married on Aug. 21, 1958 in Richmond.
Cochran Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Elbert Elton Jordan Jr.
LIVINGSTON - Funeral services for Elbert Elton Jordan Jr., 46, were held Wednesday, March 12, 2003, from Bethel Bap-tist Church in Livingston, with the Rev. Lee Poe officiating. Burial followed in Bold Springs Cemetery.
Mr. Jordan died Sunday, March 9, in Houston.
He was born Sept. 16, 1956 in Houston, the son of Elbert and Mary Pyle Jordan.
Survivors include his wife, Jayne O'Barr of Houston; son, Blake Eaton of Houston; father and stepmother, Elbert Elton and Barbara Jordan of Livingston; mother and stepfather, Mary Ella and Otis Claybrook of Livingston; sisters and brothers-in-law, Anette and Lester Walding of Livingston, Connie and Bob Baumel of Livingston and Glenda and Jerry Cruickshank of Rich-mond and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Doug Anderson, Steve Howard, Deek Emmons, Mike Crawford, Charlie Johnson, Russell Yarbrough, Joe Skinner, Marvin Dees, Paul Parker, Red Parker, Joe Snider and Glen Vestal.
Cochran Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Lottie V. Moye
KOUNTZE - Lottie V. Moye, 85, of Kountze died Monday, March 10, 2003, in Beaumont.
Funeral services were held Thursday, March 13, at Big Sandy Baptist Church in Big Sandy, with burial following in Big Sandy Cemetery.
A native of Segno, she lived in Kountze for many years and was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, V.L. "Rip" Moye; and brothers, Sheldon Cain and Leslie Cain.
Survivors include her daughter, Janice Janelle Duncan and husband Roy of Kountz; three grandchildren, Barry Hargraves and wife Billie of Kountze, Tim Hargraves of Kountze and Cindy Carden and husband Rick of Houston; three great-grandchildren, Brandon Hargraves of Kountze, Cody Carden of Houston and Kayla Hargraves of Kountze; brothers, Roland Cain and wife Betty of Segno and V.A. Cain and wife Lucille of Hemphill.
Broussard's Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.
Ellis Daniel Eason
HOUSTON - Ellis Daniel Eason of Houston died on March 7, 2003 in Kingwood Hospital, Kingwood, following a brief ill-ness.
Memorial services were held Monday, March 10, in Houston and Tuesday, March 11, at the Whirlwinds Club in Livingston. He was born on April 13, 1933.
Mr. Eason was self-employed, owning Ellis Amusement Co. in Houston for almost 40 years. He made his home in both Houston and Livingston and was also the owner of the Whirlwinds Club on the Scenic Loop in Livingston.
Survivors include his brothers, Bill and Alan; sister, Dorothy; son, Chester Daniel; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and many close friends who were his extended family.