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    Davis, Sr., William

    William “Bill” Lee Davis, Sr. passed away November 12, 2019 in Huntsville, Texas at the age of 74. He was born February 13, 1945 in Herkimer, New York to Howard and Lucille (Houle) Davis. Bill is preceded in death by his parents, sons Donald and Doug Davis, and brother Rudy Davis. He is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Glenda, children Timothy Davis and Michelle, Billy Davis, Jr. and Denise, Heidi Davis and Rich, Jaynee Brown, Jim Davis and Kim, Chad Davis and David, Candi Davis and Marc, Jeremy Davis, Bobby Davis and Wendy, grandchildren Brandi, Ericka, Lindsey, Kristina, Trey, Adam, Lacey, Cameron, Michael, Madisyn, Jessica, Gavin, Deven,…

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    Springer, G.B.

    G.B. Springer went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on November 9, 2019 at the age of 87. He is preceded in death by his son, Gregory Bruce Springer, along with his parents, brothers, and sister. G.B. is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 65 years, Almeda Haude Springer, daughters Sherry Ritter, Shania Springer, daughter-in-law Teresa Springer, sister Joceal Runnels. Grandchildren: Jeremy Ritter (Christina), Kellie Jo Kibby (Jason), Jona Baum (Royce), Joni Gregory (Steven). Great-grandchildren: Lexi and Jaycie Gregory, Kayla Baum, Drake and Jase Kibby, and Eeva Ritter. A Visitation with the family will be held on Saturday, November 16, 2019 10:00am at Faith Lutheran…

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    SQUIRES, Barbara

    Barbara Cusack Squires, 72, of Huntsville, TX died October 4, 2019, in Chicago, Illinois after a brief illness. The Chicago native had attended her 54th reunion of the Austin High School graduating class of 1965 the preceding weekend and visited with childhood friends there. She was born August 9, 1947 to William John and Joanne Pankey Cusack, the second oldest of four daughters and one son. Barbara is preceded in death by her parents, grandparents, Minnie Lee and John Garrett Pankey and her eldest sister, Carol Cusack. In her lifetime Barbara worked as a model, dancer, entertainment publicity marketing manager and retail store manager during her career in Chicago, IL,…

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    Vellar Bates Jr.

    A Visitation will be held on November 13, 2019 10am at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home in Huntsville, with the Service to follow at 11am. Interment will be at Farris Cemetery.

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    Lynaugh III, James

    James A. Lynaugh, III was born on January 27, 1940 and passed away on November 6, 2019 at the age of 79. Throughout his life, Jim Lynaugh was dedicated to serving the people of Texas. Jim began his life-long career in public service with the Texas Office of the State Comptroller. As a young man, he served as the Assistant Director of the Claims Division, where he brought about many improvements in how state agencies handled their claims and payrolls. Recognized for his leadership and ability to foster positive change, he was selected by Bob Bullock to become one of his key deputies and was named Chief Financial Officer for…

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    Robinson, Joyce

    Joyce Gray Clegg Robinson was born October 8, 1925 in Trinity, Texas, the youngest of three children of Fannie Elizabeth Gray and Jacob Pope Barnes Clegg, both attorneys. She passed away peacefully on November 7, 2019 after a brief illness. Friends who knew Joyce were keenly aware of her steadfast faith, lifelong commitment to education, love of travel and enjoyment of bridge. She was valedictorian of her class at Trinity High School and graduated from the University of Texas at 19. In 1954 she moved to Huntsville after her marriage to Wilbourne Thomas Robinson, Jr. The consummate volunteer, throughout her life she actively participated in numerous civic, academic and genealogical…

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    Nolan, Sandra

    Sandra Lee Boatman Nolan (70) went to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on October 14, 2019. Sandra suffered a cerebral hemorrhage from which she could not recover while vacationing in Florence Italy. She was cremated there and returned to her home in Crawford TX by husband Mike and son Jason. Sandy was born to Laura Lee Sandel Boatman and Rossie Milton Boatman in Houston, Texas. In her early years, Sandy took piano lessons and advanced lessons in her teen years. From age 12, until her college years, Sandy was the church pianist at First Baptist Church of Jacinto City and went on to serve as the church…

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    Oliphant, Linda

    Linda Fay Oliphant, age 67, was born on June 29, 1952 to G.B. and Iris Antwine . She passed away on November 3, 2019, at Creekside Retirement Home, in Huntsville. Linda leaves behind a devoted family that includes her husband of 47 years: L.A. Oliphant; children: VaShunna Jefferson (Wilbert) and Jason Oliphant Sr. (Soraida); mother: Iris Ross, sisters: Vera Rogers and Jane Archie (Andre), brothers: G.B. Antwine Jr. (Antoinette), Paul Antwine and Carl Antwine (Subrena), grandchildren: Ke’Lynn Oliphant, Niara Jefferson, Chloe Oliphant, Bryce Jefferson, Jason Oliphant Jr. and Nuri Oliphant and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Friday, November 8, 2019, viewing will be from 12:00 P.M.-7:00…

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    Newton, Nathan

    Nathan Dean Newton passed away on October 23, 2019 in Huntsville, Texas. He was born on December 26, 1936 in Freeport, Texas to Nathan Johnson Newton and Lela Ruth Rhodes Newton. Dean was Class of 1955 at Brazosport High School and graduated college from SFA School of Forestry Class of 1972. He proudly served in the United States Navy from 1955-1959 and retired from US Army Corps of Engineers-Albuquerque District. He was a life time member of the NRA and a member of Forrest Masonic Lodge #19 in Huntsville. Dean was also a devoted member of First United Methodist Church in Huntsville. Dean is preceded in death by his parents,…

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    Thomas, Marc

    Marc Alvin Thomas, age 43, passed away suddenly on October 19, 2019, in Houston, Texas. He was born on October 08, 1976 to Johnnie Alvin and Ocia Thomas, in Houston, Texas. He was preceded in death by his father. Marc is survived by his mother: Ocia Cottrell, father: Nelson Cottrell, brother: Dextor Thomas (Princess), sisters: Carolyn Golightly, Paris Faith Jenkins and Sandra Garrett; aunts: Novia Jackson (Delbert), Martha Caldwell, Viola Terry, Bobbi Givens and Laura Thomas; uncles: Walter Thomas, Joe Greene (Mary), Charles Greene (Annie) and Jesse Greene (Brenda) and a host of additional relatives and friends. Visitation will be Friday, November 1, 2019, 3:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. at…

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    Turner, Jack

    Dr. Jack Chardon Turner was born on June 24, 1944 in Alameda, California and passed away on July 5, 2019 in Huntsville, Texas at the age of 75. Jack developed a love for nature at a young age and became an enthusiastic Cub Scout turned Boy Scout. With his scout-leader father by his side, he earned the title of Eagle Scout along with the bronze, silver and gold palms. Jack’s love for the outdoors was evident in his life’s work and hobbies. Jack began his biological career in the sciences at California State University at Fullerton where he received his BA – Biology in 1966, his MA – Zoology in…

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    Jowell, William

    William E. “Bill” Jowell left his earthly home, surrounded by his loving wife of 57 years and his three children Thursday, October 24. Bill was born in Silverton, Texas August 19, 1932 to John E. and Miriam Crass Jowell. He graduated from Silverton High School in 1949. He then began studies at West Texas State University. In 1953, he joined the US Navy. During his nine years of service, he was stationed in California, Japan, Guam, Alaska and Germany. After his honorable discharge, he returned to WT to finish his degree. While there he “met the love of my life, Bonita Kay Dunnihoo”. After graduation, he worked in Amarillo and…

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    McNair, Howard

    Howard McNair 1924 – 2019 Howard McNair passed away peacefully on the 13th of October 2019, at his home in Lake Jackson, Texas, at the age of 95. A member of the Greatest Generation, Howard leaves a world forever changed by his long, full life in service to God, his family and his country. Howard was born February 8th, 1924, in the Wheelock Community, in Robertson County, to Marion Melton McNair and Bertie Gladys Dixon McNair. Howard was the grandson of the late John Rodrick McNair and the late Emma Catherine Melton McNair and the late Henry Eugene Dixon and the late Alice Haltom Dixon. In 1928, the McNair family…

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    MILLER, Justin

    It is with great sorrow we announce the passing of our beloved son, brother, grandson, and nephew, Justin. Justin Miller passed away on October 26, 2019. He was born on March 1, 2010, in College Station, TX and had resided in Madisonville his entire life. Justin was an honor roll student at Alpha Omega Academy in Huntsville. He loved exploring and hunting with his Dad; raising and showing chickens with his mom, grandma, papa, and brother; practicing baseball with his brother and his coach, Andy; and floating the river with family and friends. When he wasn’t climbing trees with friends you could bet, he would be playing Fortnite. Justin was…

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    GREGORY, Eva Feb 28, 1938 – Oct 26, 2019

    Eva Jo Gregory, 81, of Willis, TX passed away peacefully on October 26, 2019 surrounded by her family. She was born on February 28, 1938 to the late Clemmie Lee May and the late Henry Hudson Horton. She later married the love of her life Henry Edward Gregory together they shared 48 years of marriage and raised four children. Eva is preceded in death by her Daughter Cindy Elliott, Sister, Wilma Moore and brother Ben Horton. Eva is survived by her husband Henry their children Scarlett husband Roy Barkley, David wife Jewel Gregory, Paul Gregory. Her sisters Betsy Penney husband Ronnie Billie Garner. Her brothers John Horton, James wife Diana…

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    Hoyt Jr, Charles

    Charles Edward Hoyt Jr, 86, of Riverside, Texas departed this life Wednesday, October 23, 2019. He was born in Wheaton, Missouri October 6, 1933 to Charles E. Hoyt Sr and Willa F. Hughes. Charles lived in Wheaton until the age of 10, when his family moved to Roxanna, Illinois. It was there he met the love of his life, Helen Maria Pendergrass. They were married July 7, 1952 in Woodriver, Illinois. Charles joined the Navy in 1952 as a Hospital Corpsman and retired as HMCM Charles E. Hoyt at Beeville, Texas in 1986. He was a Vietnam Veteran serving with the 1str Marine Division, FMF, 1966/67. After retiring from the…

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    Garmon, Clayton

    Clayton Matthew Garmon passed away from a tragic car accident on October 23, 2019. Clayton was born to Missy and Shane Garmon on April 26, 1996 in Conroe, Texas. Clayton had a big heart, some may have known him to have a heart of gold. He was truly devoted to his family and friends. He loved them more than anything. In his young life he was a hard worker, dedicated and always willing to learn. Clayton was a shy young man until he got to know you. He had a great sense of humor and he loved life. Clayton made many sacrifices in his young life to care for his…

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    William "Bill" Jowell

    Because HE lives, Dr. William “Bill” Jowell peacefully joined the heavenly choir Thursday evening, October 24, surrounded by his loving wife and three children. Memorial details will be announced at a later date.

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    Moore, James

    Funeral services for James Nathan Moore, age 28, will be Saturday, October 26, 2019, 2:00 P.M. at Family Faith Church in Willis, Texas. He will be laid to rest in Wade Cemetery, in Terry, MS. Share condolences at www.coxfuneralhome.net

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    Cranford Lawrence Jr.

    Visitation will be at 10:00 am at Trinity Church of God, with the Service following at 11:00 am. Interment will be at the Riverside Pioneer Cemetery at 2:00 pm. www.shmfh.com

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    Lipscomb, Veda

    Veda Muriel Franklin Lipscomb, age 85, said goodbye to this world as she entered her eternal home with Jesus on Monday, the 21st day of October, 2019 in New Waverly, Texas. She was born on the 1st day of December, 1933, in Anderson County, to Garland Franklin and Maudie Lee Chaffin Franklin. Muriel was a person who excelled at anything that she set her heart to doing. This showed in high school on the basketball court and then throughout her life while raising her family. She married Johnny Lipscomb after graduating from Slocum High School, and their marriage was blessed with four daughters and a son. Muriel was a devoted…

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    Tidwell, Lillian

    Lillian Grace Alexander Tidwell, 88, a resident of Pearland, TX formerly of Huntsville, TX passed away on October 22, 2019. Lillian was born on December 24, 1930 in Lamesa, TX to Vernon and Lela Mae Alexander. Lillian graduated from Lamesa High in 1947, she attended Northwestern State College in Alva, OK and Oklahoma A&M in Stillwater, OK. She met Paul in Alva and they were married in 1949. Paul worked for Monsanto and they lived in Texas City, TX, Pensacola, FL and Decatur, AL. They retired to Elkins Lake in Huntsville, TX in 1989. Lillian enjoyed playing golf and was especially interested in the Rules of Golf. She also liked…

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    Faulkner, E.H.

    Funeral services for E. H. “Buddy” Faulkner, 94, of Huntsville will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, October 25, 2019 at Second Baptist Church with Gary Garrison officiating. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Interment will following at the Mayes Addition Cemetery under the direction of Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home. Mr. Faulkner passed away Monday, October 21, 2019. He was born June 1, 1925 in Rusk County, Texas to the late Morgan D. and Julie Velma Brooks Faulkner. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the Philippines. He joined the Texas Department of Public Safety in Houston, Texas in 1956. He transferred to…

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    Bexley, James "Jim"

    James “Jim” Byron Bexley, 85, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, Chairholder Smith-Hutson Endowed Chair of Banking and Distinguished Professor of Finance at Sam Houston State University went to heaven on Friday, October 18, 2019. Jim was born in Waco, Texas on January 11, 1934. He graduated from Temple High School in 1952, attended The University of Texas at Austin on a football and baseball scholarship and then went on to serve his country in the Army as an Officer. He was passionate about learning and continued his education, receiving his undergraduate degree, law degree, masters degree, and doctorate degree. Jim was married to the love of his life, Elsie…

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    Casey, Roy

    Roy Lynn Casey was born at home on the family farm in Falls County, TX on May 28th 1930. He was the son of Lee & Mimmie Casey of Rosebud, TX. He passed away peacefully and went to be with Jesus on October 10th, 2019 at the age of 89. Roy graduated from Rosebud High School and later studied at Temple College and Baylor University. He was proud of his education and the hard work he put into it because, as he said, “he climbed poles all day and went to school all night.” Roy met his wife, Sandra, on a blind date in 1956 when they went dancing in…

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    Dr. Harold Foerster

    Visitation at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home, October 25, 2019 from 5-7 PM. Service at Faith Lutheran Church, 10:00am, October 26, 2019, Interment at United Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Schulenburg, TX 3PM.

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    Foerster, Dr. Harold

    Dr. Harold Fred Foerster, 93, of Huntsville, Texas passed away on October 19, 2019 at home. Dr. Foerster was born on November 26, 1925 in Freyburg, Texas, to Frederick Wilhelm Foerster and Hertha (Meyer) Foerster. He grew up in the German-speaking farming community of Swiss Alp, where he helped on the family farm and attended Abbotts Grove School, a two-room schoolhouse, through the eighth grade. The teacher ensured the students learned and spoke English while at school. Though he had never been out of Fayette County, in 1945 at the age of 19 his country called. Harold was drafted into our United States Army, attended basic training and was shipped…

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    Pasket, Edward

    Edward Frank Pasket, 90, of Anderson, died Friday morning, October 18, 2019, at CHI St. Joseph Hospital in College Station. A Funeral Mass celebrating Edward’s life will be held 10:30 am Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church with Rev. Edward C. Kucera, Jr. as the celebrant. The rite of committal will take place in St. Stanislaus Church Cemetery. The family is hosting a reception in the parish hall following the services. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Lindley-Robertson-Holt Funeral Home of Navasota. Edward was born Friday, June 14, 1929, in Anderson to Leo and Alice Cone Pasket. A lifelong resident of Anderson, Edward was a retired cotton…

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    Hartzo, Pascal

    Pascal Lee Andrew Hartzo, of Huntsville Texas, 79, passed away October 18, 2019, at Huntsville Memorial Hospital, in Huntsville Texas. Mr. Hartzo was born on September 18, 1940, in Vivian, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, to Ranzy Carl and Leslie Curtis Bethany Hartzo. He married Clarene Surratt on December 23, 1958. He proudly served as a member of the Us Air Force. Pascal spent most of his early life working in the Oil Field. He then worked for the Texas Department of Corrections. In his later years, he worked various security Guard details around the area. He was always ready with a joke, and a helping hand. Mr. Hartzo was predeceased by…

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    Novark, Philip

    Philip James Novark, 89, of New Waverly passed away on Friday, October 18, 2019. He was born in New Waverly, Texas on September 26, 1930 to Albert and Mary (nee Gregory) Novark. Phil met the love of his life, Dorothy on a blind date set up by friends and married in 1951. A few months later he was drafted and served in the US Army as a combat radioman in the Korean Conflict and upon his return worked for Gray Oil Tool Company. In 1961 he opened his own business, Allendale Machine Shop. Together, Phil and Dot had 5 children. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in…

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    Dawson, William

    William Donald Dawson was born on November 19, 1942 in East Bernard, Texas and passed away on October 17, 2019 in Hunstville, Texas. Bill moved to Huntsville during Jr. High and excelled in sports during his high school years. He lettered in baseball, basketball, and football. He also became good friends with Evelyn Fitzgerald and finally asked her on a date their senior year. Their first date was to the prison rodeo October 16, 1960 with Bo Didley in concert. Bill and Evelyn both attended Sam Houston State and married their senior year. After graduation, Bill started a long and successful career with the YMCA of The Greater Houston Area.…

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    Goines, Mary

    Mary Isabel (Romo) Goines, 75, passed away at Hermann Memorial Hospital October 11, 2019. Services will be held on October 26, 2019 at Sacred Heart Church in Waco, Texas at 9am.

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    Mathis, Bobbie

    Bobby (Bob) Mathis served in the United States Army and fought in the Korean War from December 1950 to November 1952. He was awarded with the Army Occupational Medal (Japan), United Nations Medal, and the Korean Service Medal with two bronze service stars. After retiring from thirty-five years at Indiana Material Handling, he moved to Huntsville to be near his two daughters, Cathy Ryan and Sheri Chaplin. Bob spent the last several years of his life living at Carriage Inn Retirement Home. He was grateful for the care of the staff and community of others at Carriage Inn. Bob had a strong faith in Jesus Christ. Bob’s most memorable and…

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    Roberts, Helen

    Helen B. “Sugar” Roberts passed away Monday October 14, 2019 surrounded by her family in Huntsville, Texas, at age 87. Sugar is survived by her son Frank Roberts Jr. & his wife Debbie, Daughter Debbie Kay Shaver & her husband Rance, Siblings Martha Roberds, John Milton Henry, Milton Henry, and Melton Henry. Grandchildren Wade Roberts & his wife Stacey, Bryan Roberts, Emily Ellis, Contrel Mayes & her husband Chad, Reuel Shaver, Caleb Shaver, and Hannah Shaver. Great Grandchildren Chalynn Mayes, Olivea Mayes, Avery Roberts, and Wyatt Roberts, and numerous nieces and nephews. She is proceeded in death by her husband Frank D. “Poncho” Roberts, siblings Jane Henry Nye and Dorothy…

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    Miller, Rebecca

    Rebecca Lynn Miller was born in Port Arthur, Texas on February 13, 1953. She was the daughter of Maurice Gherald and Shirley Ann Oliver, Sr. Rebecca lived life to the fullest. She retired after more than 20 years of service, working for TDCJ. If she was not on duty you would find her in her yard, gardening, riding her tractor, working in the yard. She loved working in the woodshop, she was a strong Christian Lady that loved being with her family. Rebecca had a passion for animals, and she had many at her home she cared for daily. Rebecca’s work was completed on October 12, 2019 when God call…

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    Cook, Betty

    Betty Jean Cook, aged 78, passed away peacefully on October 12, 2019 at Methodist Hospital in The Woodlands, Texas. She was born in Texas City, Texas on May 12, 1941 to Charles Albert (C.A.) and Opal Naomie Lum Neugebauer. She is preceded in death by her parents, sister Shirley Graham and nephew Tommy Graham of Texas City. Betty is survived by her loving husband of 59 years, Kenneth Cook of Huntsville, Texas, niece Angela Mullings and husband Tim, great-niece Kinsey Mullings of Huntsville, Texas, nephew Dusty Cook and wife Katy Ann of Missouri City, Texas, nephew Lance Cook of Hewitt, Texas, cousin Barbara Culp of Huntsville, Texas, cousin Maria Bruce…

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    Frnka, John

    John Allen Frnka, 74, passed away Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at his home in New Waverly. He leaves his wife of 48 years, Gayle (Jessee) Frnka, son Nicholas John Frnka and granddaughter Mackenzie Rayne Frnka. He also leaves sister Delores Andersen, brother J.J. Frnka and wife Janet, sister Judith Harris and husband Ken, brother Delano Frnka and wife Linda and sister Jeanette Spenrath and husband Floyd, neices, nephews and many close friends. He was born November 25, 1944 in Eagle Lake, TX , the son of James Theodore and Lillian (Balajka) Frnka. After graduating high school he joined the Army. After the army he met and married Gayle Jessee ,in…

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    WILLIAMS, III, GEORGE

    George Donial Williams,III, 54 born in Conroe,TX June 20,1965, but, a resident of New Waverly,TX moved to his new home on October 8,2018. A visitation will be held from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM on 2019-10-11 at COLLINS & JOHNSON FUNERAL HOME, 612 Avenue E, Conroe, TX, USA. Service Saturday 2:00 pm @ Greater Zion Baptist Church 426 Highway 190E, Huntsville,TX. Rev Demarcus Howard,pastor & officiant. Bishop Craig Moten,eulogist. A burial will be held at JASPER MEMORIAL GARDEN, Hawthorne Rd, New Waverly, TX, USA.

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    Hackett, Voydene

    Mrs. Voydene Hackett passed away peacefully at the gentle age of 80 on October 9,2019. Born on July 8, 1939, she was a forever resident of Huntsville TX. At a young age she became a member of Greater Zion Missionary Baptist Church where she was a faithful diligent server and worker all the way up until her health failed. Mrs Hackett retired after 40 years of employment in the Huntsville Independent School District in the life skills program where still to this day her students loved her so much. Funeral services will be on Saturday October 12,2019 at 10 a.m at Greater Zion Missionary Baptist Church at 426 hwy 190E…