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Campbell

Carol Annette Powell Campbell age 68 died Sunday May 22, 2016 in Humble, Texas.

Carol was born September 24, 1947 the daughter of the late Ray Raymond Powell and Peggy Joyce Whittington Powell.  Carol enjoyed being outside in the sun and caring for her beloved German Shepard. She retired after many years of service as a Legal Assistant for Liberty County Attorney Jack Hartel.

She was preceded in death by her parents as well as her husband Carroll R. Campbell and a sister Judy Henry.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory her sister-in-law Mary Anne Campbell, nephew Bruce Campbell, niece Andrea Campbell, nephew Jim Litton and wife Jeanie, niece Jeanna  Keys husband Charles, niece Joni Keaton, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation for Carol will be held Tuesday May 24, 2016 from 5-8PM at Allison Funeral Service, 1101 N. Travis Liberty, Texas. Funeral services to be held 10AM Wednesday May 25, 2016 at the funeral home with burial to follow in Cooke Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Carol’s memory to the Pals of the Pound PO Box 6047 Liberty, Texas. Condolences and memories can be shared online at www.allisonfuneralservice.com

Kociban

Carolyn Mary Kociban 94, of Hankmer, Texas died May 20, 2016.

Carolyn was born on December 14, 1921 and raised in Staten Island, New York. She worked as a legal secretary for many years. Some of her many talents were sign language, short hand, and drawing. Her happiest moments were being part of the church, crocheting, cross stitching, showing dogs in dog shows, crafts and most of all spending time with her family. She enjoyed several years of RV travel with her loving husband and dogs before settling in Hankamer, Texas. She was a beautiful, strong, loving, compassionate and intelligent woman. Her example of womanhood is what all women should emulate. Her love for the Lord has influenced many. She touched the lives of everyone she met. She will be extremely missed. 

Carolyn is preceded in death by  her parents, Alfred and Alvina  Baumlin. husband John Kociban, brothers David, William and Paul, sister, Ruth.

She is survived by her son Jeff Kociban and wife Margot. Grandchildren; Marianna Allison and husband Darrin, Erik Enders and wife Jennifer, Arielle Allmon and husband Boliver and Justin Kociban. Great Grandchildren; Ryan, Mikaela and Gavin Allison, Kristopher and Iziah Enders, Grace Allmon and many other family and friends.  

A visitation and service for family and friends will be held on Monday May 23, 2016 at Sterling Funeral Home in Anahuac, Texas. Visitation will be held at 5PM-7PM, Services will start 7PM. Officiated by Pastor David East.

Thompson

Edward Howard Thompson, 87, of Romayor, died Friday, May 13, 2016, at the Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital in Humble.

Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, May 20, 2016, at the Cleveland Memorial Park Cemetery in Cleveland.  Services are under the direction of Pace-Stancil Funeral Home in Cleveland.

Edward was born February 20, 1929 in Center, to parents; Roy L. and Jenny V. May Thompson, a former resident of Houston, and has resided in Romayor for the past 34 years.  He was a retired truck driver and Baptist by faith.  He also enjoyed watching wrestling, fishing, spending time with his family, and will be remembered as a loving husband.

Mr. Thompson was preceded in death by his parents, wife:  Sylvia Odehnal Thompson, brothers:  Bill W. Thompson, Theo Thompson, Leroy Thompson, Carl B. Thompson, Kelly Thompson, and Ted Thompson, and sisters:  Bennie Sanford, Bonnie Nash, Betty Jo Barron, and Mary Beth Martin.  He is survived by his daughter:  Phillis Jefferson and husband Jim of Richmond, sons:  Edward “Ed” Thompson and wife Mona of Spring and Joe St. Pierre and wife Sharon of Humble, brother:  Kenneth Pete Thompson of Romayor, grandchildren:  Michael Cure, Amanda Eldridge, Dana Hodkinson, and Harlee Thompson, numerous great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Stevenson

Billy Willie Boyd Stevenson, 75, died peacefully at his residence, on May 16, 2016.

Memorial Service: Saturday, May 21, 2016, 11:00 AM, Ear of the Anointed Eye By Faith Church, 105 Virginia St, Liberty, Texas, 77575.

Wells Funeral Services at 300 Alabama Street, Liberty, Texas has been entrusted with final arrangements.  Memories and online condolences maybe shared at www.wellsfuneralservices.com

Monroe

Michael Wayne Monroe, 50, of Raywood, Texas died on May 14, 2016.

Visitation Services: Friday, May 20, 2016, 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm, Wells Funeral Services in the Althea P. Gibson Chapel, 300 Alabama Street, Liberty, Texas.

He will lie-in-state Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 9:00 am, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 3730 FM 160 N, Raywood, Texas. Rosary at 10:00 a.m.

Funeral Mass will follow at 11:00 am, Rev. Donald Murrin, S.V.D, officiating. Interment in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Raywood, Texas.

Wells Funeral Services at 300 Alabama Street, Liberty, Texas has been entrusted with final arrangements.  Memories and online condolences maybe shared at www.wellsfuneralservices.com

Brown

Georgia Lee Clark Brown, 83, of Coldspring, died Saturday, May 14, 2016, at The Bradford @ Brookside, in Livingston.

Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., May 17, 2016, at the Pace-Stancil Funeral Home Chapel in Coldspring.  Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m., May 19, 2016, at the Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio. Services are under the direction of Pace-Stancil Funeral Home in Coldspring.

Georgia was born September 9, 1932 in Daphne, Alabama, to Alvin W. and Minnie Davison Clark. She was a military wife who lived all over the world settling with her husband in Coldspring in 1987.  She was a graduate of Daphne High School and a homemaker.  She enjoyed fishing and spending time with her family. Mrs. Brown was preceded in death by her parents and her husband:  James L. Brown, Jr. and their grandson Roger Hendrix Brown. She is survived by her children Ronnie Lee Brown, Connie Brown Leman and husband Kevin of San Antonio, James Ricky Brown and his wife Vera of Coldspring, Robert Alan Brown and his wife Terry of Friendswood, Roger Dean Brown, Christy Brown Smith and husband David of Texas City, and Cheryl Leslie Brown Wegner and Chuck Bailey of Tennessee, her sister Mazie Clark-Hanson of Alabama, and sister in law, Joyce Clark of Spanish Fort, Alabama, and brother in law Dickie Brown and his wife Margret of Jeanerette, Louisiana, and numerous nieces and nephews. She leaves the loves of her life, her grandchildren:  James Ricky Brown Jr, Jeremy Alan Brown, Todd Robert Brown, Amber Brown, Jennifer Kara Messina Leman, Cory Scott Leman, Jayme Ann Smith, Chelsea Lynn Brown, Ryan Matthew Smith, Leslie Taylor Wegner, Carly Ann Brown, Jeffrey James Wegner, Emily Dawn Brown and Elizabeth Grace Brown.  Great grandchildren include Avleigh Mann, Ethan Scott Leman, Maelie Parker Brown, Olivia Leman Leaverton, Annabelle Leman Leaverton, Eli James Leman, Raelynn Jane Reser, Bethany Diane Leman and a sweet baby on the way.

Herrington

Johnnie Merle Herrington, age 78 of Hardin, died in Beaumont, TX on May 15, 2016. 

Johnnie was born April 6, 1938 in Montgomery, TX daughter of the late James Henry and Viola Bailey Nichols.  She graduated from Hardin High School and was a housewife all of her life.  Johnnie loved to cook and was famous for her fudge, banana pudding and her peach cobbler which was also known as “yellow stuff”.  While at her church, you saw Johnnie helping and waiting on the elderly people as well as cooking at the church.  Johnnie loved her grandchildren and made a point to spoil them.

Johnnie was preceded in death by her parents, daughter; Pat Regen, brothers; David, Melvin and Cecil Nichols, sisters; Shirley Kucera, Ruby Stovall, Pauline Chisum, Ruth Underwood and Baby Nichols.  She leaves behind to cherish her memory, her husband; James Herrington Sr of Hardin, sons; James Herrington Jr of Tarkington, David Largent of Tarkington, William Largent of Hardin, daughter; Laquita Williams and husband Bruce of Kountze, TX, son-in-law; Jodi Regen of Liberty, sixteen grandchildren, thirty-five great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchildren.

Services for Johnnie Merle Herrington will be Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 2pm at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, Hwy 105 in Hardin with burial to follow at Hardin Chapel Cemetery.  Visitation will be Wednesday, May 18, 2016 from 5pm to 8pm at Allison Funeral Service, 1101 North Travis, Liberty, TX.  Condolences can be sent online to www.allisonfuneralservice.com.

Broussard

Homer Syivester Broussard was born on December 29, 1935 in Liberty, Texas to proud parents Edward and Carrie Broussard.

He received his primary education in Liberty. Homer accepted Christ at an early age and was an active member of Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church in Ames, Texas until his health declined.

God placed the love of his life, Bertha Lee Rubit, to be his help mate and the two became one on June 13, 1955. Over the past 60 years they raised a family together in a loving Godly home. Homer worked vigorously providing for his family with the Rail Road before joining Brown and Root were he retired in 1989.

Homer had a quiet spirit, was a man of few words. As a young man he played baseball and always enjoyed watching sports. He loved to fish and shared his passion teaching his children and grandchildren to fish. Homer loved to travel, taking to the open road sharing the wonder of God’s country making memories with the family.

At 7:30 pm on Friday, May 13, 2016 God called Homer Broussard home to a new life in glory. He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Selena Marie Broussard, his granddaughter Daphne Marie Webb, brothers: Melvin, Andrew, Edward, Jr., James, Alvin, Daniel, and Nathan Broussard, and sisters: Juanita Siner and Thelma Broussard.

Homer’s Homegoing Celebration will be Thursday, May 19, 2016 at Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church, 101 Donatto Drive in Ames, Texas. Viewing will be 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. the Rosary will be at 10:00 a.m. and the service will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of Pace-Stancil Funeral Home, Dayton, Texas.
He leaves to cherish his memories, a loving and devoted wife of 60 years Bertha Lee Broussard, his five children: Dianna Webb and husband Derrick, Rick Broussard and wife Zina, Sherman Broussard, David Broussard and Rhonda Broussard-Holmes. His grandchildren: Christopher Baldwin and wife Tanell, Kellie Broussard-Curley and husband Tim, Austin Webb and wife Neilisha, Adrienne Freeman and husband Johnnie Freeman, Terrance Holmes, Jomesha Joes, DeAndre Broussard, Sophia Holoman, Brandy Holoman and Celeste Bradley, along with his great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many friends.

Shanks

Granville M. “Buddy” Shanks, 86, of Winnsboro, passed away Friday, May 13, 2016, at the Christus Trinity Mother Frances Hospital in Winnsboro.

Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Wednesday, May 18, 2016, at the Pace-Stancil Funeral Home Chapel. Graveside services will be held at 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, at Linney Cemetery in Dayton. Services are under the direction of Pace-Stancil Funeral Home in Dayton.

Granville was born June 14, 1929, in Dayton, to parents; Richard E. and Thelma Lee Fingleman Shanks, a former resident of Dayton, and has resided in Winnsboro for the past five years. He was a graduate of Dayton High School, a retired truck driver, and a rancher. He also enjoyed working cattle, fishing, and traveling.

Mr. Shanks was preceded in death by his parents and sons: Richard E. Shanks and Francis M. Shanks. He is survived by his wife of 68 years: Margaret Bozeman Shanks of Winnsboro, sister: Katherine Martin of Dayton, grandchildren: Richard Shanks, Ernest Shanks, Granville D. Shanks, and Kimberly A. Shanks, great-grandson: Travis W. Shanks, and numerous other relatives, and friends.

Cook

Aaron Pierce Cook age 62 died Wednesday May 11, 2016 in Humble, Texas.

Aaron was born November 20, 1953 in Texarkana, Arkansas, the son of the late Clyde Lee Cook Sr. and Betty Jo Massey Cook.  Aaron was a very patriotic and loving man. Nothing meant more to him than his family and his country. A man of strong faith in God, he truly had a servant’s heart and led by example. Aaron loved the outdoors; you could find him sitting outside every evening watching the sun set over his beautifully manicured yard. He also enjoyed photography and playing golf. Aaron was patient and calm, and he was always there to reassure his girls. Aaron never missed a chance to attend a sporting event for the Liberty Panthers or the Baylor Bears.  He was an outstanding athlete who excelled in baseball, football, and track. Through his athletics, he received a scholarship to play baseball for the University of Arkansas. He later went on to attend Ouachita Baptist University, where he played football and ran track. He retired from Chevron Phillips Chemical Company with over thirty-five years of service. Aaron was a member of the First Baptist Church and the National Rifle Association.

He was preceded in death by his father Clyde Lee Cook Sr.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory his beloved wife of twenty-four years Beth Cook of Liberty, daughters Lauren Cook and Madison Cook both of Waco, TX., his mother Betty Jo Massey Cook of Little Rock, Ark., brother Clyde Lee Cook Jr. of North Little Rock, Ark., sister Penny Lynn Cook Garnette and husband Tim of Baltimore, OH., sister Pamela Jo Cook Schwarz and husband Scott of Pearland, Texas. He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Visitation for Aaron will be held Sunday May 15, 2016 from 5-8PM at the First Baptist Church of Liberty. Funeral services for Aaron will be held 3PM Monday May 16, 2016 at First Baptist Church of Liberty with burial to follow in Cooke Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Aaron’s memory to the American Heart Association. Memories and condolences can be left online at www.allisonfuneralservice.com.

Burt

Deborah Gaye Gibson Burt, 59, of Conroe, died Friday, May 13, 2016, at the M.D. Anderson Hospital in Houston.

Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Monday, at the Pace-Stancil Funeral Home Chapel. Graveside services will be held at 12:00 p.m., Monday, at the Palms Memorial Park Cemetery in Dayton with burial following thereafter. Services are under the direction of Pace-Stancil Funeral Home in Dayton.

Deborah was born December 29, 1956 in Houston, to parents; Lawrence Gibson and Ocey Martin, and was a former resident of the Cleveland-Dayton area. She was a homemaker and attended the River of Life in Cleveland. She also enjoyed reading, trivia games, watching her programs, and especially spending time with her grandchildren.

Mrs. Burt was preceded in death by her mother: Ocey Martin Scott, sons: Billy and Brandon Burt, sister: Connie McCants, brother-in-law: Johnny Massey, and nephew: Holton Kennedy. She is survived by her daughter: Wendy Fritts and husband Jerry of Conroe, father: Lawrence Gibson and wife Verna of Pasadena, brother: Larry Gibson and wife Pam of Woodville, sisters: Patricia Massey of Huffman, Peggy Gibson of Beaumont, grandchildren: Jacoby Gibson, Thomas Fritts, Alyssa Fritts, Timothy Burt, and Bradley Burt, numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

White

Bobby Thomas White, age 80 of Liberty died May 10, 2016 in Houston, TX.

Bobby was born January 2, 1936 in Willis Point, TX, son of the late Angus Edward and Clara Browder White.  He graduated from Beaumont High School in 1954 and then went on to receive his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Lamar University in 1958.  He served in the Army, specifically the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from 1955 to 1984 and then continued service with the 808th Engineering Brigade out of Pasadena, Texas until 1996 when he officially retyired from the military.  Bobby worked as a civil engineer with Binkley and Barfield until his retirement.  He was a member of the Lions Club for fifty plus years, Texas Society of Professional Engineers, and Society of American Military Engineers.  Bobby was proud of his job and his service with the Liberty Lions Club, especially working with the Liberty Panthers football programs.  He enjoyed watching Law & Order, reading and was very proud member of the Lamar Alumni.

Bobby was preceded in death by his parents, wife; Frankie Beatrice White, son; Thomas Arthur White, brothers; Charles White and William Edward White.  He leaves behind to cherish his memory, daughters; Nancy Worley of Mont Belvieu, Sarah White of Mont Belvieu, son; Samuel White of Dayton, sister; Robbie Christiansen of Houston, grandchildren; Taylor Beatrice and Jonathen Thomas White, and Erin Lee Worley and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial services for Bobby Thomas White will be Tuesday, May 17, 2016 from 5pm to 8pm at Allison Funeral Service, 1101 North Travis, Liberty, TX.  Condolences can be sent online to www.allisonfuneralservice.com

Matyear

Bradley L. “Brad” Matyear, 60, of Liberty, died Sunday, May 8, 2016, at the Houston Methodist San Jacinto Hospital in Baytown.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, May 13, 2016, at the Liberty Church of Christ. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 14, 2016, at the Liberty Church of Christ, with graveside services at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, at the Sweeny Cemetery in Sweeny. Services are under the direction of Pace-Stancil Funeral Home in Dayton.

Brad was born August 24, 1955 in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, to Charles and Alyce Young Matyear. He was a former resident of Baytown, and has resided in Liberty for the past 23 years. He was a graduate of the Sweeny High School class of 1973, received his Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Texas A & M University in 1978, a chemical engineer by trade, an Eagle Scout, and Assistant Scout Master for Troop #208, Baytown. He was employed as a Liberty I.S.D. teacher and bus driver, and operated the train at Astroworld following his engineering career. Brad also enjoyed camping, fishing, genealogy, traveling, and animals.

Brad was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his loving wife of 31 years: Deborah L. “Debbie” Williams Matyear of Liberty, daughter: Bradlynn Louise Matyear of Liberty, son: Bryan Layne Matyear of Liberty, brother: Charles R. “Randy” Matyear and wife Cindy of San Antonio, numerous other relatives, friends, and his rescue dogs: Bella Rose, Bandit, and Gizmo.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice or the ASPCA in Brad’s name.

Leave your thoughts and memories for the family in the guestbook at www.pacestancil.com

Wood

Follis Clark Wood, 84, of Hardin, passed away on Friday May 6, 2016 at his residence.

Graveside service will be held on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 10:00 AM at Hardin Chapel Cemetery with Reverend Jeff Day officiating.

Serving as pallbearers are Brian Wood, Brandon Wood, Ryan Wood, Austin Wood, Jason Smith and Mark Tauber. Honorary pallbearers are Joe Jones and Andrew Wood.

The family will be receiving friends on Monday, May 9, 2016 from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 PM at Faith & Family Funeral Services.

Follis was born on January 23,1932 to Edward and Vera Wood. He was employed in the Oil and Gas industry for most of his life. He was a Mason and had moved from Kentucky in 1969 and has been in Hardin, every since.

Follis is preceded in death by his parents Edward and Vera Wood, and son, Andy Wood. Brothers, Kenneth Wood and Bill Wood.

Survivors include his wife Ida Wood, of Hardin, Son, Mark Wood and wife Marie of San Antonio. Daughter, Cindy Wood of Hardin, and brother, Wallace Wood and wife Rosa of Greenville, Kentucky. Sister, Patty Mathis and husband Tubby of Waynesboro, TN.

Grandchildren are Brian Wood, Brandon Wood, Ryan Wood, and Austin Wood. Great grandchildren are Andrew Wood, Marcus Wood, Landon Wood, Sierra Wood, and Logan Wood.

To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Follis Clark Wood please visit our Sympathy Store at http://www.faithandfamilyfuneralservices.com/

Service of remembrance under the care of Faith & Family Funeral Services Inc. 40847 Hwy 105E. Batson, Texas, 77519. 936-336-2222 or 936-262-2100. Earning your trust one family at a time..

Anderson

Edna Burch Anderson, 63, of Dayton, died Saturday, May 7, 2016 in Liberty, Texas.

A service of remembrance will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday May 11, 2016 at Bibleway Pentecostal Church, with Brother Jim Cain and Brother Adolph Johnson officiating, with internment to follow at Hillside Cemetery.

The family will be receiving friends before the service also on Wednesday morning from 9:00 A.M. till time of service at Bibleway Pentecostal Church.

Edna was born on May 28, 1952 to Bay and Helen Burch. She is preceded in death by her parents, her brothers; Aaron Burch, James Burch, Jimmy Burch, a sister; Barbara Burch. and a spouse, Roland Anderson.

Edna was employed as a Timekeeper by Brown and Root. She loved to be the Life of the party, as was sometimes " the monkey of the crowd". She collected clocks, and dolls with fancy dresses and she loved to travel.

Edna's survivors include her brothers; Shelton Burch and wife Marla of Dayton, Dennis Burch and wife Diana of Liberty, John Burch of Liberty, Lester Burch and wife Etta of Liberty, Oscar Burch of Liberty, and Loryie "Buddy" Burch and wife Vidor of Liberty.

Sister, Brenda Jackson and husband William of Dayton, along with numerous nieces and nephews, and numerous great nieces numerous great nephews.

To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Edna Royce Burch Anderson please visit our sympathy store at http://www.faithandfamilyfuneralservices.com/

Service of remembrance under the care of Faith & Family Funeral Services Inc. 40847 Hwy 105E. Batson, Texas 77519. 936-336-2222 or 936-262-2100.
Earning your trust one family at a time..

Clement

Billie Marie Wiggins Clement 88, of La Ward, Texas, formerly of Sour Lake, died Thursday, May 5, 2016 at Port Lavaca Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

A service of remembrance will be held on Monday, May 9, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. at Apostolic Lighthouse Church of Sour Lake,with Reverend Mike Williams officiating. Interment will follow at 3:00 P.M. at Davis cemetery of Beulah Springs in Jasper County.

Serving as pallbearers are Donnie Tristan, Trey Tristan, Bobbie DeWess, Shane Haygood, David Clements and Gabriel Ramirez.

The family will be receiving friends on Sunday, May 8, 2016 at Apostolic Lighthouse Church of Sour Lake from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 PM.

Billie was born December 2,1927 to Claude Edward and Addie Mae Kelley in Blox, Texas. She was the leader of her ladies auxilary club at her church.

. She was a life long resident of Texas, and was a member of the La Ward United Pentecostal Church. Billie is preceded in death by her husband, Otis Clement; her parents, Claude Edward and Addie Mae Kelley. Brothers; Joe Edward Kelley, Jim Kelley and sister, Pat Pharis.

She is survived by her sons, Larry Wiggins and wife Pat of Groves, Michael Wiggins and wife Becky of La Ward, Glynn Clement and wife Polly of Winnie, and David Clement and wife Marion of Kingwood.

Daughters are Tina Marie Murphy of Sour Lake, Paula Votaw of Sour Lake, Sharon Shanell of Oklahoma City, Roxanne Haygood and husband Shane of Sour Lake, Darlene Tristan and husband Donnie of La Ward, Kathy Bertrand of Winnie, Belinda Rigbsy and husband Norman of Winnie.

Brothers are Tommy Kelley of Silsbee, Johnny Kelley and wife Janice of Hampshire Fannett,
Bobby Kelley and wife Cathy of Vidor, and sister, Joy Bonnette and husband Eddie of Jasper,
and numerous Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren.

To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Billie Marie Wiggins Clement please visit our Sympathy Store at faithandfamilyfuneralservices.com

Service of remembrance under the care of Faith & Family Funeral Services Inc. 40847 Hwy 105E. Batson, Texas 77519. 936-336-2222 or 936-262-2100. Earning your trust one family at a time..

Tanton

Bobby Joe Tanton of Liberty, died on Tuesday May 3, 2016 at Magnolia Place Health Care. he was 66.

A service of remembrance will be held on Thursday May 5, 2016 at 2:00P.M. at Faith & Family Funeral Services Chapel with Reverend Donald Scott officiating. Interment will follow at Hardin Chapel Cemetery in Hardin.

Serving as pallbearers are Donnie Perry, Donovan Tanton, Teddy Tanton, Matthew Tanton, Jacob Tanton, and Gene Cotten. Honorary pallbearers are Steven Tanton, Bill Tanton and Ryan Tanton.

There will be a gathering of family and friends on Wednesday May 4, 2016 from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. at Faith & Family.

A native and lifelong resident of Liberty, Bobbie had worked as a Oilfield Worker for Deep South Drilling.

He was preceded in death by his wife Mary " Curly" Tanton, parents, Henry and Gladys Tanton. Brothers, Jesse Tanton, Frank " Cooter" Tanton and Henry Don Tanton.

Survivors are sons, Teddy Tanton and wife Lisa of Liberty, and Steven Tanton of Conroe. Brother, Bill Tanton of Hardin. Sisters are Betty Cotten of Batson, Velea Whitmire of Batson, Becky Laird and husband Robert of Hankamer, and Lillian Marcontell of Dayton.

Grandchildren are Donovan Tanton, Jacob Tanton and Matthew Tanton. Great Grandchildren are Adelynne Tanton and Ryan Tanton and numerous nieces and nephews.

To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Bobby Joe Tanton please visit our Sympathy Store at http://www.faithandfamilyfuneralservices.com/

Service of remembrance under the care of Faith & Family Funeral Services 40847 Hwy 105E. Batson, Texas 77519. 936-336-2222 or 936-262-2100. Earning your trust one family at a time..

Kirk

Bobby Joe Kirk, 61, of Dayton died Thursday, May 5, 2015 in Baytown, Texas.

Mr. Kirk was born June 18, 1954 in Houston, Texas to parents, Arvel Lloyd Kirk and Eva Irene Kirk.  He had been a resident of Dayton for the past 20 years after moving from Houston.  Bobby was a self-employed truck driver and he loved to go fishing and cooking.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Eva Irene Kirk, brother, Arvel Lloyd Kirk, Jr., and his niece Tonya Kirk.  He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Mary Kirk of Dayton; father, Arvel Lloyd Kirk and stepmother, Patricia Kirk; son, Steven Summers of Dayton, sister, Patricia; brothers, James Edward Kirk, Frankie Kirk, and Robert Kirk; grandchildren, Jeffrey Summers of San Diego and Patrick Summers of San Marcos; also numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
No services are scheduled at this time.  Arrangements are under the direction of Pace-Stancil Funeral Home, Dayton.

Anderson

Shaquille Deamon Anderson, 22, died Sunday, May 8, 2016 in Liberty Texas.

He was born on October, 29, 1993 in Baytown, Texas to Joseph E. Anderson and Lisa Papillion Green. Shaq was the only child of Lisa and was raised with his cousins as his brothers and sisters. He was raised to be humble and kind to everyone that he met. He was a 2012 graduate of Liberty High School where he graduated with honors. Shaquille was part of the LHS choir and LHS Varsity Basketball Team. He was a recipient of a four year scholarship from Walmart. He also received a choir scholarship to San Jac, where he attended and graduated with honors in 2015. Once he graduated, he was given an opportunity to have an internship with Chevron Chemical in Pasadena, Texas. After six months went by, Shaquille was hired in as a Process Operator. He was a much respected young man in the county and was a friend to all whom he met. Shaq never got into trouble and was a very hard worker. Shaquille accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior, living his life as a Christian, setting an example for others. He was a member of St. John Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor Hardy, his uncle. He was also a member of the church’s praise team.

Shaquille loved to play basketball on any given day. On a Wednesday night you would find him and his cousin’s at North Main Baptist Church shooting some hoops. He loved sports and had recently taken up golfing. He was a die-hard Colts fan and loved his Houston Rockets and Houston Astros.

Shaquille is preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Ozeya Papillion, and brother, Joseph E. Anderson. He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his mother; Lisa Green and husband Jeremy, his father; Joseph Anderson and wife Tomika, significant other; Ashton Hugaboon, siblings; Barry Leger, Jolea Anderson, Brandi Anderson, Isyss Anderson, Justin Arrington, and Stevasha Hughey. Maternal grandmother; Angelina Papillion, paternal grandmother; Mary Achan, aunts; Laura Semien and husband Michael, Kathy Mouton, and Liz Hardy and husband Edwin, uncles; Patrick Papillion and wife Ann, and David Papillion and wife Barbara, godparents;  David Papillion and Nikki Papillion, and a host of loving cousins and friends. Shaq will be missed by all that knew and loved him. He was what his family would call a perfect child that a mother would want to have. He will be remembered by his smile, wit and charm.

Friends are invited to visit with the family from 5pm until 8 pm on Friday, May 13, 2016 in the chapel of Allison Funeral Service, 1101 N. Travis Street, Liberty, Texas. A funeral service will be held at 10am at North Main Baptist Church, 4709 N. Main St, Liberty, Texas, on Saturday, May 14, 2016, with Pastor Edwin Hardy officiating. A graveside service will follow immediately in Palms Memorial Park Cemetery, Dayton, Texas. Condolences and memories can be shared online at www.allisonfuneralservice.com.

Boatman

Peggy Marie Boatman, 76, died Sunday, May 1, 2016 in Conroe, Texas.

She was born April 29, 1940 in Corsicana, Texas to William Horace Ward and Thelma Levonia Shue. She spent her life working as a waitress and was a happy go lucky kind of gal. Peggy was the backbone of her family, serving as a mother figure to everyone. She enjoyed making sure everyone was taken care of and cooking huge meals for her family. Some of Peggy’s hobbies included fishing and tending to her garden.

Peggy is preceded in death by her parents, brothers, William Horace Ward, Jr., and Virgil Davis Ward; sister, Wonda LeBlanc; daughter, Cynthia Lynn Lane; and son, Jeremiah Isreal Harris. She leaves behind to cherish her memory her daughters, Janise McAfee of Lavalle, Wisconsin; and Sharon Fournerat of Shepherd, Texas; sisters, Rhoda Gregory and husband James of Baytown, Texas; and Beverly McAdams of Baytown, Texas; grandchildren, Tobian Ivins & wife Araceli, Kelsey McAfee, Charles Fournerat, Brandie Fournerat and Brenda Fournerat; great-grandchildren, Nathan Kissinger, Jr., Jeremiah Kissinger, Jasmine Kissinger, Kalista Fournerat, Dagan Lashure, Xander Fournerat, Alex Ivins, Liam Ivins, Madison Scott, Logan O’Brien and Laci Williford and a host of friends. Peggy will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Friends are invited to visit with the family from 1 pm until 2 pm on Monday, May 9th, 2016 in the chapel of Sterling Funeral Home located at 602 North Main St., Dayton, Texas. Funeral services will follow immediately at 2pm at the funeral home with burial to follow in Palms Memorial Park. Condolences and memories can be shared online at www.sterlingfuneralhome.com.

Hues

Roy Eldon Hues, 63, of Dayton, Texas, died at his home on Tuesday, May 3, 2016.

He was born on October 5, 1952 in Pasadena, Texas to Eldon Hues, Jr. and Francis Louise Higgins Hues. Roy graduated from Barbers Hill High School in 1971. He honored his country by joining the United States Army at Fort Polk, Louisiana. During his time in the Army, Roy served Peace Time duty in both Germany and Alaska. Every July he and some of his Army buddies would meet up for a yearly reunion together. Roy worked for many years at Champion Paper in various positions, until the paper mill closed. He then worked for the Home Depot in Baytown and finally Clean Harbors before retiring in early 2015.

Roy was a member of Old River Baptist Church. He had many hobbies some of which included watching television and surfing the internet. Roy also loved to fish and hunt deer, ducks and hogs. He thoroughly enjoyed coaching his daughter, Kimberly’s softball team in Dayton when she was growing up. Roy will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

Roy was preceded in death by his parents; and a son Roy Hues, Jr.; and brother Ricky Hues. He is survived by his loving wife of thirty years Diana Malak Hues of Dayton; his daughter Kimberly Smith of Livingston; his sons Thomas Hues and wife Melody of Deridder, Louisiana, Chris Hues and wife Stacy of Louisiana and Jason Hues and wife Melanie of Ohio; his eight grandchildren; his brother Johnny Hues and wife Amy of Mont Belvieu; and a host of other loving relatives and friends.

Friends are invited to visit with the family from 5pm until 8pm on Friday, May 6, 2016 in the chapel of Sterling Funeral Home, 602 N. Main Street, Dayton, Texas 77535. A funeral service will be held at 2pm on Saturday, May 7, 2016 in the chapel of Sterling Funeral Home, with Brother Danny Biddy, officiating. A graveside service and committal will immediately follow in Palms Memorial Park Cemetery, Dayton, Texas.

Condolences for Roy’s family may be made online at www.sterlingfuneralhome.com.

Dearman

Linda Lou Dearman 67, of Oak island Texas died Tuesday May 3, 2016 at her home.

A Visitation for Family and Friends will be Friday May 6th, 2016 from 6PM – 9PM at Proctors Mortuary 518 Miller St. Anahuac, Texas.

Funeral Services will be held 4PM Saturday, May 7th, 2016 at Proctors Mortuary 518 Miller St. Anahuac, Texas. Burial will follow at Anahuac Cemetery, Anahuac, Texas.

Linda Lou was born May 11, 1949 in Portland Oregon. At an early age she moved to Meridian Mississippi where she grew up and then later moved to Oak Island Texas. She was a wonderful Mother and awesome Grandmother. She enjoyed playing on her computer (cafe land), playing cards and spending time with her kids and grandkids.

She was preceded in death by her husband: Dale Dearman, dad: Ivy Brantley, mother: Katie Brantley and granddaughter: Lauren Dearman.

She is survived by her children: Bobby Dearman and his wife Leslie of Cleveland Texas, Tommy Dearman and his wife Sherry of Needville, Patty Cox and her husband Derek of Beaumont, Melinda "Bear" Baker and her husband Mike Baker of Lumberton Texas, and Jason Dearman and his wife Cindy of Anahuac. Sisters: Carolyn Cole and Elizabeth Ann Davidson. Brother: Tommy Brantley and wife Patricia. 13- grandchildren, numerous Nieces, Nephews other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers will be: Mike Baker, Derek Cox, Tommy Dearman, Jason Dearman, Bobby Dearman, Austin Dearman, Bubba Dearman, Patty Cox, and Melinda Baker.

Mrs. Dearman’s services have been entrusted to Proctor's Mortuary (Location in Anahuac, Beaumont, Silsbee and Woodville, TX.) 409-840-2022; "We Make The Difference". The guest book can be signed; words of comfort and condolences for the family can be left at www.proctorsmortuary.com.

Stewart

Barry D. Stewart, 77, of Dayton, died Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at the Methodist Hospital in Houston.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, May 6, 2016, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Liberty. Services are under the direction of Pace-Stancil Funeral Home in Dayton.

Barry was born July 16, 1938 in Milford, UT, to parents; Duard and Ida Zabriskie Stewart, raised in Nevada and Oregon, and has resided in Dayton for the past 16 years. He was a graduate of the Klamath Union High School class of 1956 and received his bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University. He worked as a metallurgist for US Steel, a gemologist, and member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Liberty. He also enjoyed making jewelry, collecting arrowheads and rocks, fishing, genealogy, and especially spending time with his family.

Mr. Stewart was preceded in death by his parents and all of his siblings. He is survived by his wife of 58 years: Andra Kern Stewart of Dayton, sons: Barry Stewart and wife Dena of Liberty and Joseph Stewart and fiancé Kristen Littleton of Washington, daughters: Shelley Howard and husband Terry of Henderson, Sheri Landriault and husband Bo of Dayton, Serena Smesny and husband Kenny of Dayton, and SueAnne Kolarik and husband Paul of Dayton, 13 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

For those who desire, donation may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital at 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105; in Barry’s name. Or. ASPCA

Leave your thoughts and memories for the family in the guestbook at http://www.pacestancil.com/

Rives

Mollie Virginia Fregia Rives of Hardin, died on Monday May 2, 2016 at her residence. She was 92.

She was born May 17, 1923 in Hardin, to George Dewey Fregia and Lula West Fregia. A lifelong resident of Hardin, she had worked as a Steel Worker at National Pipe and Tube in Liberty. She loved to cook and gardening, and also had a love for animals.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Taylor Rives. Son, Gary Lewis Rives and brothers, A.C. Fregia, J.D. Fregia, George Ervin Fregia, Woody Fregia and Bobbie Fregia.

Those left to survive her are sons, Larry Wayne Rives of Moss Hill, Jerry Lynn Rives and wife Janita of Hardin, and Ernest Glen Rives and wife Jana of Hardin.

Daughters are Joyce Virginia Deajon and husband Lee of Crosby, and Dollie Williams of Albuquerque, N.M. Brothers, Merle Fregia and wife Joyce of Hardin, and Buddy Fregia and wife Georgia of Moss Hill. Grandchildren; 12 and Great Grandchildren; 26 and numerous nieces, nephews and a host of loving friends who loved her and will miss her very much.

To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Mollie Virginia Fregia Rives please visit our Sympathy Store at www.faithandfamilyfuneralservices.com

Cremation service under the care of Faith & Family Funeral Services Inc. 40847 Hwy 105E. Batson, Texas 77519. 936-336-2222 or 936-262-2100. Earning your trust one family at a time..

Sellers

Rodney Logan Sellers, Sr. of Moss Hill, formerly of Baytown, died on Sunday May 1, 2016 at Liberty-Dayton Regional Medical Center. he was 45.

A service of remembrance will be held on Saturday May 7, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. at Mount Calvary Baptist Church - Marysee, with Pastor Carlton Bailey officiating. Interment will follow at Ferrell cemetery in Colmesneil, TX, in Tyler County.

Serving as pallbearers are Cordrey Sellers, Brian Sellers, Josh Sellers, Jared Sellers, Joe Butler and Scott Sellers. Honorary pallbearers are Mount Calvary Baptist Church-Marysee Youth Department.

The family will be receiving friends on Friday May 6, 2016 from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at Mount Calvary Baptist Church-Marysee.

A native of Baytown, he had worked as a Facilities Coordinator for Baytown Police Department. He was a member of Mount Calvary Baptist Church-Marysee where he had served as Youth Pastor. He had served as Assistant Pastor at Victory Baptist Church of Baytown.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, P.J. and Bessie Marie Cryer and Robert Benjamin and Naomi Sellers.

Survivors are his wife, Janell Sellers of Moss Hill, parents, Robert Logan and Joyce Jeanette Sellers of Moss Hill. His first wife Carol Rives of Moss Hill.

Sons, Cordrey Sellers of Baytown, Brian Sellers and wife Victoria of Saratoga, Josh Sellers, Jared Sellers, Rodney Logan Sellers Jr. and Ethan Sellers all of Moss Hill. Brother, Scott Sellers of Moss Hill, and sister, Brandy Marie Sellers of Moss Hill, and grandson, Laken Sellers. Also numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and a host of loving friends and brothers and sisters in Christ.

To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Rodney Logan Sellers, Sr. please visit our Sympathy Store at www.faithandfamilyfuneralservices.com

Service of remembrance under the care of Faith & Family Funeral Services Inc. 40847 Hwy 105E. Batson, Texas 77519. 936-336-2222 or 936-262-2100.
Earning your trust one family at a time..

Jackson

Joseph Jackson Jr- age 60 died suddenly in Houston, Texas.

Joseph was born April 4, 1956 in Dayton, Texas the son of the late Joseph Jackson Sr. and Eldora Collins Jackson.  Joseph loved to spend time with his grandchildren. He was passionate about travelling, too which his career gave him the opportunity to see much of the United States, working as a long haul truck driver and local for over twenty-five years. Joseph was always friendly and outgoing, he truly never met a stranger.

He had been preceded in death by his parents as well as his brothers and sisters: Raymond Jackson; Scherry Jackson; Robert Jackson; Allen Jackson; and Carolyn Williams. In addition he was preceded by his wife Linda Faye Jackson, and his mother-in-law Edna Faye Hayes.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory his son Joseph Jackson III and his wife Gwen of Houston, son Gus Hayes and significant other Dhawn Alexander of Dallas, son Dwayne Jones of Dallas and sister Betty Abron of Ames. He also leaves his seven grandchildren: Joseph Jackson IV; Davinity Jackson; Zamya Jackson; Fanetra Blakely; Monte Hayes; Bo Hayes; and Gigi Hayes as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family. He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.

A memorial service will be held 10AM Saturday May 7, 2016 at Allison Funeral Service, 1101 N. Travis Liberty, Texas. Condolences and memories can be shared online at www.allisonfuneralservice.com.

 

Pace Stancil Funeral Home

www.pacestancil.com Three locations

1304 N Cleveland Dayton, Texas 77535 ph: 936-258-5300 fax: 936-258-5653 Send E-mail

303 E. Crockett Cleveland, Texas 77327 ph: 281-592-2641 fax: 281-592-4250

Hwy. 150 West Coldspring, Texas 77331 ph: 936-653-2641 fax: 936-653-2880

We are family owned and family operated from locations in Cleveland, Dayton, and Coldspring, Texas. We are committed to serving those in need in a very special way, providing funeral services and meeting all interment and memorialization needs with dignity and affordability.With over 60 years of tradition, spanning three generations, we strive daily to live up to the commitment made to the communities we continue to serve.Our prayer is that God will guide each of us in our efforts to ease the pain of others during this time of great personal loss.

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