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    Jeffery Leon Carter

    Jeffery Leon Carter passed away Dec. 22, 2019 at Longview Regional Medical Center at the age of 68. His memorial service will be Saturday, Dec. 28 at 12 noon at St. Beulah CME Church, Pittsburg with Rev. Charles Darty as eulogist, under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home, Pittsburg, Texas. Obituaries

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    Charles “Charlie” Ray Whitney

    Whitney Charles Ray Whitney (Charlie), 72, of Mount Pleasant, TX, passed away on Dec. 26, 2019 in Mount Pleasant after a long battle with cancer. Charlie was born on April 29, 1947 to Jack and Una Faye Whitney in Deport, TX. Charlie was married to Carol Sue Hall on June 17, 1966. Charlie was in the Army from 1967-1969 and fought in the Vietnam War as a truck driver and a gunner on the truck. He worked for S&E Contractors for 25 years as a supervisor. Obituaries

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    Jerry Lee Henderson

    Services for Jerry Lee Henderson will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019 at Murry League Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Cedar Grove Cemetery under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral home in Ore City. Mr. Henderson was born Sept. 15, 1954 and passed away Dec. 19, 2019. Obituaries

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    Harold H. Scullin

    Scullin Harold H. Scullin passed away in Mount Pleasant, TX on Thursday, December 26, 2019, at the age of 87. He was born to loving parents Harold and Lorraine Scullin in Glendale, CA and was the oldest of three children. Harold married his loving wife Thelma in December 1958, celebrating 61 years of marriage with five children and seven grandchildren. Harold is survived by his wife Thelma, son and daughter in law Shawn and Traci, son and daughter in law Keith and Mary, son and daughter in law Ronald and Stephanie, son and daughter in law Craig and Mary, seven grandchildren, brother David and wife Marlene, and sister Patricia and…

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    Rollie Owens, Jr.

    Funeral for Rollie Owens, Jr. (Jr. Boy), 70, 11:00am 12/28/2019 at Greater Bibleway Baptist Church under direction of Tumey Mortuary. Guestbook at www.tumeymortuary.com. Obituaries

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    Judy Hill Hinson

    Hinson Judy Hill Hinson, of Mount Pleasant, passed away on Dec. 20, 2019 in Mount Pleasant. She was born on December 6, 1939 in Dallas, Texas to Thomas W. Hill and Betty Opal Cauthen Hill. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Mount Pleasant. Judy was a graduate of the Dangerfield Class of 1958 and a graduate of the University of Texas Dallas. She was a beloved English teacher in Mount Pleasant for 20 years and was a member of the Texas Retired Teachers Association. Judy was a lover of Shakespeare, Mythology and Literature. Judy is survived by her husband, Billy Buck Hinson of Mount Pleasant; daughter, Kimberly…

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    Timmy Joe Forsyth

    Timmy Joe Forsyth passed away on Dec. 21, 2019 in Mount Pleasant, Texas. He was born on May 19, 1962 in Mount Pleasant to I.J. Forsyth and Gail Brents Forsyth. He is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Kristi and Gary Ryan; and numerous nieces and nephews. Timmy was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Kim Lisa Forsyth; his brother, Jay Forsyth; and his grandparents, O.L. Brents and Julian Brents. A memorial service for Timmy will be held at a later date. Online registry is available at batescoopersloanfuneralhome.com . Obituaries

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    Minerva Ellen Easterling Gentry

    Minerva Ellen Easterling Gentry, age 87, passed away on Dec. 17, 2019. She was born on July 27, 1932 in Franklin County to Henry Edward and Bertha Jewel Howk Easterling. Minerva is survived by three daughters, Danon Gentry Sims, Deniece Fulcher and husband David, Deena Eudy and husband Ricky; son, Bobby Bishop and wife Betty; granddaughter, Amy DeAnn Sims; grandsons, Walton W. Sims and wife Amy Michelle, Danon Ashley Gentry and wife Brittany, Dakota Gentry Harris; great-grandchildren, Tristan Richardson, Tessa Richardson, Cooper Sims, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Jack Walton Gentry; brothers, Milton and Gene Easterling; sisters, Laura…

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    LOCAL OBITUARIES Sara “Sally” Sandlin Ratliff

    Ratliff Sara “Sally” Sandlin Ratliff passed away on Dec. 17, 2019 in her home in Mount Pleasant, Texas. She was born on June 21, 1936 to True and Bob Sandlin of Mount Pleasant. Sally was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority and a graduate of Stephens College and the University of Texas at Austin. She was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother and was a light to all who crossed her path in her 83 years of a life well lived. She is survived by her husband, Bill Ratliff, her children, Bess and Mike Yeary, Beccy and Bennett Ratliff and Stacy and Thomas Ratliff, her…

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    Cheryl Jean Neal

    Cheryl Jean Neal passed away Dec. 17 at UT Health East Texas in Pittsburg at the age of 65. Her funeral will be Saturday, Dec. 21 at 12 noon at St Beulah CME Church, Pittsburg with Rev. Charles Darty as eulogist. Burial will be at Cedar Grove Cemetery in Pittsburg under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home of Pittsburg, Texas. Obituaries

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    Williams “Fergie” Alfred Ferguson

    Ferguson Williams “Fergie” Alfred Ferguson, DDS, was born April 13, 1942, in El Paso, TX. Fergie passed away Dec. 12, 2019, in Woodland Park, CO. He is preceded in death by his parents, Dr. Williams Arthur and Mrs. Cleo (McKenzie) Ferguson of Mt. Pleasant, TX. To carry on Fergie’s legacy and love for life and family, he is survived by Dr. Lani Gossett of Guffey, CO; sons, Williams Anthony Ferguson and Samuel “Sam” Drew Ferguson of Mt. Pleasant, TX; daughter and son-in-law, Candice Ferguson Tutt and Bryan Tutt of Freeport, TX; grandchildren, Trey Rainosek of Denver, CO, Taylor Rainosek of Richmond, TX, and Joe Tutt of Freeport, TX; sister, Margaret…

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    Jo Tigert

    Tigert Jo Tigert, age 90, of Mt. Pleasant, Texas, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at her home. Her beautiful smile and spirit will always be remembered by each life she touched. She was born September 23, 1929 in Mt. Pleasant, Texas to Jim and Mary Driggers, and remained a lifetime resident of Mt Pleasant. She married the love of her life in 1948, Jerry Tigert. Together they began a beautiful family full of love and happiness. She was a devoted and loving mother and grandmother, and her family was truly her love and joy. Being “Granny Jo” made her beam with pride and happiness!…

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    Robbie Jewel Allen Mitchell

    Robbie Jewel Allen Mitchell passed away Dec. 8 at Titus Regional Medical Center, Mount Pleasant, Texas at the ge of 88. Her funeral will be Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019 at 1 p.m. at Daingerfield Junior High School with Brother Joe Rivers as eulogist. Burial will be at Shady Grove Cemetery, Cason, Texas under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home. Obituaries

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    Wallace Glenn Mitchell

    Wallace Glenn Mitchell, of Mt. Pleasant, TX, passed away at his residence on Dec. 11, 2019. He was born on March 14, 1948 in Texarkana, AR to I.B. and Mary (Murphee) Mitchell. He served in the United States Navy from 1965 to 1969. He is survived by his loving wife, Anna Marie Mitchell; son, Wesley Mitchell; son, Justin Mitchell; grandchildren, Madison, Austin Jordyn, Dominic and Ronnie; great grandchild, Korbyn. No services are scheduled at this time. Online registry is available at batescoopersloanfuneralhome.com . Obituaries

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    Karen Fields Landers

    Karen Fields Landers gained her angel wings on Dec. 11, 2019 in Mount Pleasant, Texas, surrounded by her husband and family. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Archie and Sallie Fields; and her parents, Herman and Jodie Fields. Karen is survived by her loving husband and best friend “the love of her life”, Matt Landers of Mount Pleasant; sister-in-law, Sheila K. Landers of Mount Pleasant; sister, Becky Fields Prince of Texarkana; a very special cousin/ sister, Sheryl Shaw and husband Oscar of Mansfield; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Greenhill Cemetery in Mount…

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    JoAnne (Gilbert) Stretcher

    Stretcher JoAnne (Gilbert) Stretcher passed away Saturday, December 7, 2019 in Dallas, Texas. Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, at Curry-Welborn Funeral Home in Mt. Pleasant, Texas with visitation from 11:00 – 12:30 p.m. JoAnne was born on February 13, 1935, in Mt. Vernon, TX to Johnnie and Ruby (McGill) Gilbert. After embarking on a career with Southland Life Insurance in Dallas, she returned home to marry Charles Stretcher on September 1, 1956, at the Prairie Grove Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon, Texas, where she was baptized at the age of 14. As an adult she was an active member of the Mt. Vernon First…

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    Roy Lee Gilmore

    Gilmore Roy Lee Gilmore, 72, of New Boston, Texas passed away on Dec. 8, 2019 in New Boston, after a long illness. He was born on March 26, 1948 to Mr. and Mrs. O.L. Gilmore in Mount Pleasant, Texas. He graduated from L.D. Bell High School, University of Texas at Arlington, and North Texas State University. He achieved an Associate in Applied Science in Mid-Management and a Bachelor of Business Administration. Roy was employed as Operations Manager for R-Tech Industries and Paragon Industries, as well as Line Installer for General Telephone Electronics Company. After moving to Simms, Texas in September of 1989, he was a salesperson for Walmart in New…

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    Alease Easley Robertson

    Robertson Alease Easley Robertson, 66, of Titus County, TX, passed away on Dec. 5, 2019 surrounded by her family and friends. Alease was born on Aug. 14, 1953 in Titus County, the daughter of Charles Vern and Hazel Cameron Easley. Alease was the receptionist and face of Guaranty Bank & Trust in Mount Pleasant for 22 years. Her customers loved her smile, the way she would always greet you, and her ability to just make people feel welcome. In 2019, Guaranty started the “Alease Robertson Excellence in Service Award” to be given annually to a deserving Guaranty employee and Alease was the first recipient. She was a member of the…

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    Vasti Beene

    Vasti Beene, of Mount Pleasant, passed away on Dec. 9, 2019 at the age of 85. She was born on May 4, 1934 in Walnut, Mississippi to William P. Crawford and Lois LaBrier Crawford. She was a licensed beautician and was a member of St. Andrew United Methodist Church in Mount Pleasant, Texas. Vasti is survived by her husband, Jack Beene; son, Lonnie Beene; son, Richard Beene; grandson, Zachary Lyon; brother, Charles Crawford; niece, Julie Beard; and numerous friends and neighbors. She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers; and two sisters. A memorial service will be held at St. Andrew United Methodist Church at a later date.…

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    Vernon Holcomb

    Funeral Services for Vernon Holcomb, 81, of Pittsburg, will be 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019 at the First Baptist Church in Pittsburg with Reverend Joel Davis officiating. Interment will be in Rose Hill Cemetery. Mr. Holcomb passed away Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019 at his residence. Mr. Holcomb was born Dec. 1, 1938 in the Holly Springs Community to Clarence Madison and Gladys Mae Roberts Holcomb. He graduated from Pittsburg High School in 1956 and enrolled at Texas A&M University where he was in the Corps as a Cadet. After graduation from A&M in 1960 he was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the United State Air Force and served the…

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    Sharon Edmond Dillard

    Services Sharon Edmond Dillard will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019 at Hughes Springs Community Church, 750 N. Taylor St., in Hughes Springs. Burial will follow at Shady Grove Cemetery in Cason under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home in Hughes Springs. Mrs. Dillard lay Friday at the funeral home. An online guestbook may be signed at www.reeder-davis.com. Obituaries

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    Shari Gale Thomas Rutledge Gale Thomas 59 of

    Shari Gale Thomas Rutledge, age 59, of Mount Pleasant passed away on Nov. 30, 2019 at her home. She was born Aug. 6, 1960 in Columbus, GA to her parents Billy and Janice Thomas. Cremation arrangements are being held under the direction of Curry-Welborn Funeral Home. Obituaries

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    Nash Hines Nash Hines will be 11

    Services for Nash Hines will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019 at Reeder-Davis Chapel in Ore City. Burial will follow at Mims Chapel Cemetery. Mr. Hines lay in state Friday at Reeder-Davis Funeral Home in Ore City. An online guestbook may be signed at www.reeder-davis.com. Obituaries

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    Merion Boyd for Merion 71 of

    Services for Merion Boyd, 71, of Naples will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019 at Reeder-Davis Chapel in Hughes Springs. Burial will follow at Boyd Cemetery under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home in Hughes Springs. Mr. Boyd lay in state Friday at the funeral home. Mr. Boyd was born July 13, 1948 and passed away Nov. 23, 2019. An online guestbook will follow at www.reeder-davis.com. Obituaries