Services for Bain Addkison, 91, of Athens were held 2 p.m. Saturday,
Dec. 22, 2001, at Eubank Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Kelly Carnes
officiating. Interment followed at Allen Cemetery under the direction
of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home of Mabank.
Mr. Addkison died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2001, in Athens. He was born Dec.
12, 1910, in Brownsboro. Mr. Addkison was a veteran of the U.S. Air
Force and a cook. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge.
Survivors include wife, Ruby Addkison of Athens; daughter, Lillian
McCurdy of Hot Springs, Ark.; step-sons, Billy Robinett, Harold
Robinett, and Wilbur Robinett; brother, O'Conyal Addkison of Ennis;
sister, Ruby Sparks of Victoria, Texas; grandchildren, Milton Atkison
and Valera McDougall; step-daughter, Wanda Wilson; two
great-granddaughters; two great-grandsons; five step-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Gaylen Addkison, Michael Addkison, Wayne Addkison,
Grant Atkison, Milton Atkison, and Richard Swain.
Visitation was from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, 2001, at the
Jackie W. Shue
Graveside services for Jackie W. Shue, 52, of Malakoff were held 4
p.m. Monday, Dec. 24, 2001, at Post Oak Cemetery with Bro. Ron
Huckabee officiating and under the direction of Tomlinson Funeral Home
Mr. Shue died Dec. 23, 2001, in Athens. He was born July 31, 1949, in
Athens to the late James Monroe and Mary Velvie Cantrell Shue. He
hived in this area all his life and was a member of Parkview Baptist
Church. Mr. Shue was self-employed as a landscaper and married
Kathleen M. Harrington on Nov. 1, 1967, in Dallas.
Survivors include wife, Kathleen M. Shue of Malakoff; children, Jody
W. Shue of Malakoff, daughter-in-law, Kelly M. Shue of Malakoff, and
Frank Puga of Malakoff; sisters, June F. Stickle of Tennessee and
LaWana Dale Taylor of Corsicana; brother, Larry Jimmy Shue of
Corsicana; grandchildren, Christopher A. Davis, Gabriel Monroe and
Meagen N. Shue, and a host of nieces and nephews.
Visitation was from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 24, 2001, at the funeral home.
Sammy Charles "Sam' Pollock
Services for Sammy Charles "Sam" Pollock, 70, of Gun Barrel City were
held 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 24, 2001, at Eubank Memorial Chapel with Dr.
James Harms officiating. Interment followed at Elm Grove Cemetery
under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home of Mabank.
Mr. Pollock died Friday, Dec. 21, 2001, in Gun Barrel City. He was
born July 10, 1931, in Mabank to the late Ottice Dewey Pollock and
Mable Estelle Pollock. Mr. Pollock was a supervisor for General Motors
and a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
Survivors include wife, Linda Pollock of Gun Barrel City; daughters,
Sami Amosson of Pearland, Lori Reeves of Keller, and Paula Stagner of
Mesquite; son, Larry Pollock of Grand Prairie; six grandchildren and
Pallbearers were Larry D. Pollock, Jerry Pollock, Dennis Pollock,
Wesley Baker, Greg Groom, and Lee Taylor.
Visitation was from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Vera Lorene Gann
Services for Vera Lorene Gann, 79, of Kaufman were held 10 a.m.
Monday, Dec. 24, 2001, at Eubank Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Mickey
Loftis officiating. Interment followed at Wilson Chapel Cemetery under
the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home of Mabank.
Mrs. Gann died Friday, Dec. 21, 2001, in Kaufman. She was born in
September 1922 to the late Ben Davis and Josie Davis. Mrs. Gann was a
homemaker. Previously of Dallas, she had lived in Kaufman for 23
Survivors include husband, Frank Gann of Kaufman; son, Richard Gann of
Red Oak; daughter, Darlene Jasper of Kaufman; granddaughters, April
Gann of Red Oak, Page Sperlock of Kaufman, Gloria Moseley of Kaufman,
and Brandi Hypock of Kaufman; four great-granchildren.
Visitation was held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23, at the funeral home.
Cassie Leo Bowling
Cassie Leo Bowling, 86, died on Dec. 20, 2001, in Houston. She was
born to the late Cerce and Ruby Robertson Greenhaw on Jan. 27, 1915,
in Henderson County. She was a retired self-employed seamstress. She
married the late Jim Bowling in September 1924. She was a resident of
Houston for the past 60 years. She was formerly from the lake area.
She was of the Baptist faith. Mrs. Bowling was a member of the
Blanchard Baptist Church in Livingston, Texas.
Visitation was from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Tomlinson Funeral Home in
Seven Points on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2001. Funeral services were Sunday,
Dec. 23, 2001, at 2 p.m. at Tomlinson Funeral Home in Seven Points
with the Rev. Royce Pennington officiating. Michael, Matthew, and
Joseph Oliver, B.J. Clifton, Bobby Rhodes, Vinson Sealy, Daniel Lee,
Cullen Houck and Brett Bankston served as pallbearers. Interment
followed at King Cemetery.
She is preceded in death by her parents and daughter, Judy Sealy, and
numerous brothers and sisters.
Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Joann Tindo of
Livingston, Glenda and Clifford Burleson of Houston, Pam and Joe
Oliver of Houston, Vernon Sealy of Houston; brothers and
sisters-in-law, Jimmie and Madean Greenhaw of Angleton, Texas, L.D.
and Lucille Greenhaw of Houston, Pat Greenhaw of Livingstong, Joyce
Greenhaw of Houston, Marshall Lee and Billie Whitehead of Mesquite;
sister, Allie Faye Barker of Houston; 11 grandchildren; 16
great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild.
Gerald D. Heiman
Gerald D. Heiman, 69, died in Athens on Dec. 21, 2001. He was born to
the late Reinhold and Gladys Nelson Heiman on June 26, 1932, in Elbin,
Ill. Mr. Heiman married Sharon Ann Carter on Aug. 5, 25 years ago in
Illinois. He retired in 1984. He was the owner and operator of McHenry
County Office Machines Company in Crystal Lake, Ill. He was also the
city clerk there for 24 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.
The Heimans moved to Gun Barrel City 4.5 years ago from Las Vegas, and
were formerly from Crystal Lake, Ill. Mr. Heiman was active in several
clubs and organizations in Crystal Lake. He was a member of the Aley
United Methodist Church, where he was very active. He attended Bradley
University in Peoria, Ill.
Memorial services were held Thursday, Dec. 27, 2001, at 7:30 p.m. at
the Aley United Methodist Church with the Rev. Eston Williams
Survivors include wife of 25 years, Sharon Ann Heiman of Gun Barrel
City; children, Phillip Heiman of Navato, Calif., Ann Sulivan of
Batavia, Ill., John Heiman of Crystal Lake, Ill., Nancy Collins of
Genowa, Ill., Neil Swanson of St. Claire Shores, Mich., and Ken
Swanson of St. Claire Shores, Mich.; 12 grandchildren.
In leui of flowers, memorials may be made to Aley United Methodist
Church at 1215 W. Cedar Creek Parkway, Seven Points, TX 75143.
Susan Carolyn Broussard
Services for Susan Carolyn Broussard, 73, of Kemp were held 10 a.m.
Saturday, Dec. 22, 2001, at First Presbyterian Church of Mabank with
Dr. Ron Holloman officiating. Interment followed at Greenwood Memorial
Park in Pineville, La., under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek
Funeral Home of Mabank.
Mrs. Broussard died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2001, in Kaufman. She was born
Sept. 18, 1928, in Downsville, La. Previously of Port Arther, she had
lived in Kemp for 10 years. Mrs. Broussard was a member of the First
Presbyterian Church of Mabank and was an avid bridge player, seven
days a week, 24 hours a day. She was an Orthodontics technician.
Survivors include daughters, Carol Anne Loar of Kemp, Sharon Sue
Rainwater; grandchildren, Michelle Suzanne Barker, Natalie Anne
Johnson, Cheryl Anne Loar, Robby Loar; great-grandchildren, Alexis and
Drew Barker; brother-in-law, Warren Broussard; sons-in-law, John Loar
and Richard Rainwater; grandsons-in-law, Brian Barker and Adam
Visitation was from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, 2001, at the
Betty Jane Good-Driggars
Betty Jane Good-Driggars, 71, of Tool died in Dallas on Dec. 19, 2001.
She moved to Tool in 1990 from Seagoville. Mrs. Good-Driggars was born
to the late John Frank and Glennie Inez Oliver-Good on July 4, 1930,
in Crandall. She was schooled in Crandall, where she was extremely
active in various sports and cheerleading, as well as being
academically talented. Mrs. Good-Driggars was devoted to the Lord and
showerd her devotion through the love she had for so many others. Her
life was a reflection of her faith in every aspect. She married Billy
Frank Driggars on April 12, 1949, in Dallas. Mrs. Good-Driggars worked
as a bookkeeper for several years and then at the Indian Oaks Golf
Course for nine years, where she made several friends. Mrs.
Good-Driggars was always a true homemaker, a devoted wife and loving
mother. She will be missed dearly by those that know and love her.
Services were held 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, 2001, at Tomlinson
Funeral Home of Seven Points with Bro. Garris Baggett officiating.
Raymond Morrow and Beverly Huckabee rendered musical selections.
Interment followed at Crandall Cemetery under the direction of
Tomlinson Funeral Home of Seven Points.
Survivors include husband of 52 years, Billy Frank Driggars of Tool;
daughters, Pattie Wagoner of Kaufman, Tammy Driggars of Savanna,
Okla., Pamela Edmonds of Rowlett; brothers and sisters, Patsy
Greathouse of Dallas, J.D. Good of Plano, Helen Miller of Greenville,
Billy Joe Good of Plano; grandchildren, Holly Herin and Kevin Gray;
great-grandchild, Jessica Bednar.
Pallbearers were R. Dewey Driggars, Joe Greathouse, Butch Anderson,
Danny Good, James Moyle, and Jim Adams.
Honorary pallbearers were Rusy Paschall, Milton Musick, Carl Wallace,
Orvalle Cowgill, E.R. (Tut) Morris, Ken Andrews, Howard Runion, Bill
Ridgel, and Ellis McGaha.
Visitation was from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec.
21, 2001, at the funeral home.
Lola "Bell" Smith
Services for Lola "Bell" Smith, 92, of Eustace were held 2 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2001, at Eubank Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Jim
Jones officiating. Interment followed at Payne Springs Cemetery under
the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home of Mabank.
Ms. Smith died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2001, in Athens. She was born July 18,
1909, in Branson. She was employed with Houston Municipal Water.
Survivors include sister, Fae Bell of Athens; cousins, Rebecca
Cartrell and husband Ronnie of Payne Springs, Jimmy Reynolds and wife
Erma of Eustace, Julia Reynolds of Eustace, Walter Reynolds and wife
Beverly of Gilmer, Judy Self and husband Ronnie of Eustace, and Danny
Reynolds of Garland.
Visitation was from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.
Marion Sylvester "Vester' Hughes
Marion Sylvester "Vester" Hughes was born Dec. 28, 1907, in the
community of Red Oak in Kaufman County. He passed away at Sunflower
Nursing Home on Dec. 22, 2001. He is preceded in death by his beloved
wife, Hester, in 1978. He spent most of his life in Kaufman and
Crandall. He is survived by his three sons and their spouses, John and
Mary of Seven Points, Marion "Ubi" and Lydia of Combine and Carl Dee
and Glynn of Crandall, his daughter and her husband, Cinda and Fred
Nowiski of Combine; grandchildren, Holly Hughes, Susan Custer, Russell
Hughes, Stan Hughes, Beverly Lambert, Pam Fowler, Mike Trojaeck, Jerri
Beal, Becky Bates, Buddy Upchurch, Dan Hughes, Carla Gette, Randall
Hughes, Patricia Adams and Clifford Brown; nieces, Shirley Schaeffer
and Jesse Ray Bell; nephews, Gene Hughes and Charles Hughes, and many
loving great grandchildren. Mr. Hughes and his wonderful wit and
wisdom will be sorely missed by his family and friends. Graveside
services were held at Crandall Cemtery at 10 a.m. Dec. 24, 2001 under
the arrangements of Parker-Ashworth Funeral Home of Kaufman.
J. P. Davis Jr.
Services for J. P. Davis Jr., 85, of Mabank were held 2 p.m. Tuesday,
Feb. 5, 2002, at Eubank Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Alan Austin
officiating. Interment followed at Elm Grove Cemetery under the
direction of Cedar Creek Funeral Home of Mabank.
Mr. Davis died Saturday, Feb. 2, in Athens. He was born Dec. 5, 1916,
in White Hall, Texas. He was a heavy equipment operator with the water
department, and amember of the 49ers Club in Seven Points and the
Athens 31 Senior Citizens Club.
Survivors include sons, Gary Don Davis of Scurry, Jimmy Davis and
Johnny Davis, both of Gun Barrel City; brothers, Edwin Davis of
Mabank, Leonard Davis of Recklaw; sister, Wanda Perkins of Kaufman; 10
grandchildren, 17 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Pallbearers were Jimmy Don Davis, Joe Paul Davis, Wesley Earl Davis,
Gary Don Ramsey, James Lynn Ramsey, and Michael Allan Ramsey.
Honorary pallbearers were James Frazier and James Nelson.
Visitation was from noon to 9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, 2002, at the funeral home.
Frances Edell Sutton
Frances Edell Sutton, 75, died Jan. 30, 2002, in Athens. She was born
to the late James Caughey and Velma Mae Frazier Horger on Aug. 18,
1926, in Hamlin, Texas. Mrs. Sutton married John Paul Sutton on Nov.
18, 1966, in Waco. She was a member of the Church of Nazarene. Mrs.
Sutton worked for many years as the office manager for Buroughs Corp.
of Dallas. She had been a resident of Malakoff (Caney Cove) for the
past 14 years, formerly of Waco and Arkansas.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother and one sister.
Memorial services will be private.
Survivors include husband of 35 years, John P. Sutton of Malakoff;
step-daughters, Donna Faye Hartstack and Monica Jean Sutton, both of
Waco; two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and many nieces and
Arangements are under the direction of Tomlinson Funeral Home of Malakoff.