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    Charles Rex Driggers

    Charles Rex Driggers, 86, passed away on July 6, 2019 at his home in Mount Pleasant, Texas. He was born on May 16, 1933 in Mount Pleasant to Charles G. Driggers and Dona Chapman Driggers. He is survived by his loving wife, Nelda Driggers; son, Charles Steven Driggers of Texarkana, Texas; daughter, Susie Chen of Texarkana, Texas; daughter and son-inlaw, Laura and George Savage of Commerce, Texas; grandchildren, Brad Schucker, Brian Schucker, Leslie Ponko, Tiffany Quevedo and husband Dan, Alisha Croft, Tyler Driggers, Kayleigh Rapp and husband Scott, Zack Driggers, and Jake Driggers; and nine great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his mother and father. A funeral was…

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    Jeffrey Steven Cady

    Jeffrey Steven Cady, 70, of Mt. Pleasant, TX, passed away on July 11, 2019 at his residence. He was born on April 14, 1949 in Baraboo, WI to Herbert Dean and Patricia Jean (Kitto) Cady. He was a member of the First Baptist Church. He is survived by his loving wife Linda Williford Cady; mother, Patricia Kitto Cady; son and daughter-in-law, Jon and Lauren Cady; son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Samantha Cady; grandchildren, Wyatt, Maddox, Shelby, Mason and Makenna Cady; sister, Laurie Meraz; sister and brother-in-law, Linda and Jim McCann. He was preceded in death by his father, Herbert Dean Cady; sister, Barbara Hoffmann, sister, Susan Marcotte, grandparents, David and…

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    B.D. Moye

    Honorable Judge B. D. (Bill) Moye passed away Saturday, July 13, 2019 at home, surrounded by his family. He was born in Nederland, TX to Eustace and Sybil Moye on December 2, 1929. After graduating from Nederland High School at the age of 16, he hitchhiked his way to Texas A&M College and was a member of the Corps of Cadets and lettered in swimming. He was a proud member of the Fightin’ Texas Aggie class of 1950. After graduation, he met the love of his life, Sally Phillips, while teaching at the Arthur Murray School of Dance in Dallas. They were married in 1953. He received his law degree…

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    Alvin “Scooter” Parish, Jr

    Alvin “Scooter” Parish, Jr.; a life-time rancher; went home to be with the Lord on Monday, July 15, 2019. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Linda Whitney Parish; three children, Staci Hinton and husband Phillip; Chad Parish and wife Eliza; Tiffany Mabe and husband David; eight grandchildren, Heath Hinton and wife Trista, Lacie Cameron and husband Ben, Callie and Cade Easley, Sarah, Jake, Weston, and Henry Parish; and four great grandchildren, Abbi and Maddox Hinton, and Lilly and Conner Cameron. He was preceded in death by his parents, Alvin and Sarah Parish. Scooter was born on March 9, 1945 in Deport, Texas and was raised and resided…

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    James Harrell

    Services for James Harrell, Sr., 81, of Redwater were held Monday, July 15, 2019 at Crossroads Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Dan McGuire officiating. Burial will follow at Dennis Cemetery under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home in Hughes Springs. James Harvey Harrell, Sr. was born April 13, 1938 and passed away July 11, 2019. An online guestbook may be signed at www.reeder-davis.com. Obituaries

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    Garrel Don Lambert

    Garrel Don Lambert was born December 20, 1944 and passed away July 7, 2019. Don loved to spend time hunting at the deer lease and fishing on the river. Services will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, July 11, 2019 at Reeder-Davis Chapel under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home in Hughes Springs. An online guestbook may be signed at www.reeder-davis.com. Obituaries

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    Janet B. Smith

    Funeral Service for Janet B. (White) Smith, 72, a resident of Waxahachie, Texas and formerly Mt. Pleasant, will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Sunset Baptist Church, Mt. Pleasant, with Rev. D.R. Blanton, officiating. Burial in Cortznes Cemetery, Mt. Pleasant, under the direction of Tumey Mortuary. She died, Wednesday, July 3, 2019. She was born January 15, 1947 in Mt. Pleasant Texas to Matthew and Janice White. Obituaries

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    Teddy Greer Landrum

    Landrum Teddy Greer Landrum, of Mount Pleasant, passed away on July 6, 2019 in Tyler, Texas. He was born on May 29, 1936 to Toby Greer Landrum and Lorene Landrum in New Boston, Texas. He was a member of Circle C Cowboy church in Mount Pleasant and was a retired United States Air Force Veteran. Teddy is survived by his wife, Donna Landrum of Mount Pleasant; daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and James Williamson of Vivian, Louisiana; daughter, Cheri Lowe of Mount Pleasant; son, Teddy W. Landrum of Texarkana, Arkansas; daughterin-law, Janet Landrum; grandson and spouse, Brandon and Rachel Landrum of Redwater, Texas; grandson and spouse, Jason E. and Pam Williamson…

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    Clyde Henry “BB” Grant

    Funeral Service for Clyde Henry “BB” Grant, 78, a resident of Mt. Pleasant, will be Saturday, July 6, 2019, 12:00 P.M. at Trinity Baptist Church, Mt. Pleasant, with Bro. Skippy Norman, officiating. Burial in Cortznes Cemetery, Mt. Pleasant, under the direction of Tumey Mortuary. He died Sunday, June 30, 2019. He was born October 25, 1940 in Mt. Pleasant, Texas. Viewing at the funeral home on Friday, July 5, 2019 from 10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. and no formal visitation with the family is planned. Online condolences at www.tumeymortuary.com. Obituaries

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    Howard Townsend

    Howard Townsend, 100, of Mt. Pleasant, Texas, passed away on July 2, 2019 in Jasper, TX. He was born on June 10, 1919 in Pine Bluff, AR to Howard Osbourne and Grace Eva (Trusell) Townsend. Mr. Townsend was a Master Sergeant in the United States Army during WWII serving at the battle of the Bulge. He was also a long time member of the Masonic Lodge, Shriners, deacon, volunteer fireman, Eagle Scout Leader, member of the First Baptist Church. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Ann and Roger Payne of Kirbyville, TX; daughter-in-law, Anita Townsend; grandchildren, Russell Payne, Sam Payne, Judy Higgins, Howard Townsend and Robert Townsend. He…

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    Walter John Gatherer

    Walter John Gatherer, 77, was suddenly taken away from us on June 29, 2019. He was born on December 27, 1941 in Grand Rapids, Michigan to Walter Gatherer and Lillian Roest Gatherer. John retired from Chase Bank, having spent his entire career programing computers, a profession he loved. He was the ultimate I.T. nerd, before the word even existed. He was best known among his friends and family for his love and knowledge of music, his enthusiasm for Square Dancing, and his carefully-crafted ‘Picture Game”. His keen sense of humor charmed many. A part of him unknown to many is that he had been a licensed bicycle racer, winning a…

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    Willie Jo Cook Bratton

    Willie Jo Cook Bratton passed away June 30, 2019 at UT Health – Pittsburg at the age of 82. Her funeral will be Saturday, July 8, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Johnson Funeral Home Chapel with Elder Byron Haskins as eulogist and burial will be at Cedar Grove Cemetery, Pittsburg, under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home, Pittsburg, Texas. Obituaries

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    William Embree

    William Embree, 83, of Mount Pleasant, passed away on July 4, 2019 at his home in Mount Pleasant. He was born on August 17, 1935 in Andrews, Texas to Austin Martin Embree and Nora Curry Embree. He was a member of North Ridge Church of Christ in Mount Pleasant. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Patsy Embree; son and daughter-in-law, Kennie Ray and Robin Embree of Omaha; son and daughter-in-law, Rickie Don and Patricia Embree of Houston; grandchildren, Austin Embree, Madison Embree Loftin, Candice Embree Zello; brother, James Embree of Longview; sister Shirley Jackson of Grand Prarie; and sister and brother-in-law, Sue and Al Havenstrite of Cookville.…

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    Martha Joyce Penn Adams

    Adams Martha Joyce (Penn) Adams, 92, of Turkey, Texas passed away May 21, 2019 at UMC, Lubbock, TX after a brief illness. Cremation is under the direction of Moore-Rose Funeral Home. A memorial will be at 1:00 p.m. July 13, 2019 at the First United Methodist Church, Matador, TX, with Pastor Chuck Harrison officiating. Internment will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Mt. Pleasant, Texas. Arrangements are under the personal care of Moore-Rose Funeral Home of Quitaque. Martha was born July 10, 1926 in West Columbia, TX to Commie C. and Cecil Lee Penn of Talco, Texas. She graduated from Talco High School in 1943 and attended Secretarial School in…

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    Anita Porter Allen

    Anita Porter Allen, 76, of Mt. Vernon, TX, passed away on June 27, 2019. She was born on June 10, 1943 in Atlanta, Ga to Raymond Pierce, Sr. and Anita (Gotti) Pierce. She was a member of the Blodgett Church of Christ. She is survived by her son, Dwayne Porter, son, Danny Michael Porter; daughter, Dana Leticia Porter; sister, Joyce Meremonte; numerous grandchildren, several great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her son, Dennis Porter and several siblings. A visitation was held June 30, 2019 at the Bates Cooper Sloan Funeral Home. Services was held Monday, July 1, 2019 at Blodgett Church of Christ. Interment will follow in the…

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    JoAnn Roberson JoAnn

    Roberson JoAnn Roberson, 71, of Terrell, Texas died Tuesday, June 25, 2019 in Dallas, Texas. Services will be held Saturday July 6, 2019 at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church Of Terrell, Texas; with Pastor Jamaal Massey officiating. Interment will follow Monday July 8, 2019 at 11 a.m. in Lane 1 at Dallas Ft. Worth National Cemetery. Services are under the direction of J. C. White Funeral and Cremation Services of Mt. Pleasant, Texas. Online condolences may be left at www.jcwhitefd.com. Obituaries

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    Bruce Wayne Bacon

    Bruce Wayne Bacon, 65, of Mt. Pleasant, Texas, passed away on June 22, 2019 at his residence. He was born on August 25, 1953 in Andrews, TX to Wilbur Wayne and Cleo (Keeth) Bacon. Mr. Bacon served in the United States Army. He is survived by his wife, Marlene Coto Cruz; mother, Cleo Keeth; daughter, Audra Gandy and her children, granddaughters Melissa and Natalie; son, Dustin Angello and his children, grandson, Devin Angello, granddaughter, Riley Angello, granddaughter, Jacey Angello, grandson, Caden Angello; sister, Becky Peterson; nephew, Aaron Johnson; niece, Rachel Gura; niece, Regan Hamamker; numerous extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Wilburn Wayne Bacon;…