Obituaries

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Armstrong, Emmett
Armstrong, George A Jr
Armstrong, Glen Allen
Armstrong, Johnnie
Armstrong, Laura M
Armstrong, Lawrence
Armstrong, Neeley
Armstrong, Ruben
Armstrong, Vaulta B
Bolton, Alonzo
Bolton, Minnie Lee
Bolton, Winfield
Boyd, Bessie H
Colwell, Annville
Dickeson, LaMoyne
Eaton, Grace Treon Armstrong
Etheridge, Patience W
Faris, Eva Jewel Murphy
Fields, Buford
Gray, Homer
Gray, Ida
Gregg, Clyde H
Gregg, Ethel R
Gregg, Isaac J
Gregg, Nellie M
Gregg, Orange W
Gregg, Tommy R
Gregory, Eva
Gregory, Wendell A
Gresham, Walter D
Grisham, Mrs Clevie
Grisham, Myrtle
Grisham, Ruby N
Harris, A R "Hap"
Hedge, Carrie M
Hedge, Lonie S
Henderson, Willard J
Herndon, Charles
Hughes, Jessie James
Jowell, Juanita Morris
Lisle, Helen Shaw
McKnight, Doris M
Mayfield, Gloria Briley
Mills, Estelle
Mills, Lawrence
Pepper, Elisha H
Phillips, Columbus
Poovey, A F "Gus"
Poovey, Joseph W B
Poovey, Lucretia
Poovey, Permilla N
Poovey, Robert A
Poovey, Sarah A
Spiers, John Munholland
Spiers, Lillian Cornelia Tweedle
Strickland, Walter Erastus
Thompson, Fred
Tisdale, Stella
Waggoner, Jennie
Wagstaff, Teresa A
Warren, Bennie
Warren, A F Alfonso
Warren, Alvey H
Warren, Cora Lee
Warren, Fannie Williamson
Warren, Homer R
Warren, Hortense
Warren, Ida L
Warren, Inez
Warren, Joseph C
Warren, Julius S
Warren, Langford "Lanky"
Warren, Lela
Warren, Leo
Warren, Lonnie D
Warren, Mamie
Warren, Mary "Maurine"
Warren, Rennie
Warren, Robert J
Warren, Robert L
Warren, Verna Fuller
Warren, William
Watson, Myra
Weaver, Lola P
York, Donnye
York, Edna M
York, Ella E
York, George E
York, Holly L
York, J L "Buddy"
York, Jesse L


Henderson Daily News
(unknown date, died 6/24/1969)
RUBEN ARMSTRONG
    Funeral Services for Ruben Armstrong, 73, of 1111 West Main Street will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jim Adams officiating.
    Interment will be in Maple Grove Cemetery.
    Armstrong died at 2:40 p.m. Tuesday at Henderson Memorial Hospital after a brief illness.
    A native of Arkansas, he had lived in Rusk County for the past 55 years. A member of the Baptist Church, he was a retired farmer.
    Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Neeley Armstrong of Henderson; five sons, Robert L. and Elzie D. Armstrong, both of Henderson, Harold P., George A., and Pete Armstrong, all of Houston; two daughters, Mrs. Nettie Mae Green of Houston and Mrs. Irene Armstrong of Henderson; four brothers, Lawrence Armstrong of Laneville, Johnny Armstrong of Wright City, Buddy Armstrong of Henderson and Oscar Cook of Dallas; three sisters, Mrs. Minnie Davis and Mrs. Bird Watkins, both of Dallas, and Mrs. Margie Rexrode of Laneville; 26 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
    Nephews will serve as pallbearers.


Gresham Rites Slated Sunday
9-11-1971
    Services for Walter D. Gresham 66, of Mount Enterprise will be held at Landmark Baptist Church in Mount Enterprise Sunday at 2pm with Rev. J.R. Alexander and Rev. B.C. Hill officating. Gresham, a member of the Baptist Church died at his home Saturday at 5am. He was born in Sacul, June 11, 1905.


Bennie Warren
2-26-1974
    "Services for Bennie Warren, 70, of Route5, Henderson, a retired farmer and member of the Blossom Hill Methodist church, will be held in the chapel of Bryan-Cothron Funeral Home here Thursday at 4 p.m. with Rev. J.C Parker officiating. Interment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery. Warren died in a Rusk Co. hospital after a lengthy illness. He was born in Rusk Co. Nov. 21, 1903 and was a lifelong member of the community. Survivors are his widow Thelma Warren, and one daughter, Miss Kay Warren , both of Henderson; and two sisters, Mrs. May McCune and Mrs. Bertha Dickinson, both of Center. Pallbearers will be Leo Propes, Raymond Propes, Buford Gossett, Alvin Warren, Bill Dickinson and Eugene Dickinson."
Warren, McCune, Gossett, Dickinson
WARREN, Bennie died on Feb 26, 1974, in Rusk County.
Note: Bennie Warren is the son of William Warren and his 1st wife Elizabeth 'Betty' Gossett.


Henderson Daily News
(unknown date, died 12/26/1974)
ESTELLE HUDGINS MILLS
    Services for Mrs. Estelle Hudgins Mills, 85, of Rt. 1, Mount Enterprise, will be held in the chapel of Bryan Funeral Home here Saturday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Henry Matlock officiating. Interment will be in Shiloh Cemetery.
    Mrs. Mills died at her residence at 7 p.m. Thursday after a sudden illness.
    She was born September 16, 1889, in Alabama and had resided in Rusk County most of her life.
    Survivors are two brothers, Lonnie B. Hudgins, Sr. of Mount Enterprise and J. D. Hudgins of Houston; and two sisters, Mrs. Lillie Hunter of Henderson and Mrs. Virgie Crow of Houston.
    Pallbearers will be Lonnie B. Hudgins, Jr., Norris Hudgins, C. L. Sprayberry, James Sprayberry, James Sprayberry and Jimmy Snelson.


Orange W. Gregg
2-11-1975
    New London- Services for Orange W. Gregg, 48, of New London are pending at Pearson Funeral Home in Overton. Gregg, owner and operator of Gregg Upholstery Shop in New London, was pronounced dead on arrival at Overton Memorial Hospital Tuesday at 8:30am after suffering an apparent heart attack. He was a native of Oklahoma and had been a resident of New London for the past 16 years.


Henderson Daily News
(unknown date, died 12/10/1975)
Laura M Armstrong
    Graveside services for infant Laura Michelle Armstrong of Rt. 1, Laneville, will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at Laneville Cemetery with Bryan Funeral Home in charge and Rev. Bob Thompson officiating.
    The infant was pronounced dead at birth at 3:07 p.m. Wednesday at Overton Memorial Hospital.
    Survivors include the parents, Mr. and Mrs. Loyd Armstrong, Rt. 1, Laneville; three sisters, Tammy Kern, Laneville; Louise and Angela Armstrong, San Antonio; two brothers, Dale Kern and Loyd Armstrong, Jr., both of Laneville; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Armstrong, Rt. 1, Laneville; Mrs. Thelma Ensminger, Kilgore and; and Pearl Sessions, Ponta; and one great grandmother, Mrs. Laura Carpenter, Jacksonville.


Mrs. Clevie Grisham
3-21-1976
    Funeral services for Mrs. Clevie Grisham 83, of Pine Hill will be held at 10am Tuesday at the Crawford A. Crim Chapel with Rev. Jim Conway and Rev. L.E. Webber officating. Burial will be in the Shiloh Cemetery. Mrs. Grisham died Sunday morning at Memorial Hospital in Orange after a brief illness. She was born Jan 4, 1893, in Panola County and had resided in Pine Hill 56 years. She was a member of Pine Hill Baptist Church.


Leo Warren
4-12-1977
    Services for Leo Warren, 51, of Refugio will be held in the First Baptist Church in Refugio Tuesday at 10 am with burial in the Oakwood Cemetery there. Warren, a former Henderson resident, was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Fonzo Warren of Henderson. He is also survived by his widow Janie Warren of Refugio; a daughter Mindy Warren of Refugio, and a son Ronnie Warren, of Dallas, TX.
WARREN, Fonzie 'Leo' died on April 12, 1977.


Henderson Daily News
(unknown date, died 9/6/1977)
Lawrence Armstrong
    Services were held yesterday for Lawrence Armstrong, 76, Route 1, Laneville at the Bryan Funeral Home Chapel.
    Rev. A. D. Munsinger officiated with burial in the Laneville Cemetery.
    Armstrong, who lived in the Laneville area most of his life, died Tuesday at his home of a sudden illness.
    He was born in Arkansas and was a retired carpenter and painter.
    He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Mary Armstrong; two daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Randles of Kansas, and Mrs. Bonnie Flanagan, Mt. Enterprise; five sons, Loyd Armstrong, New London, Charlie Armstrong, Kansas, Bil Armstrong, Alta Loma, Cecil Armstrong, Arcadia, and Emmitt Armstrong, Texas City; two sisters, Mrs. Bird Watkins, Dallas, and Mrs. Margie Rexrod, Laneville; two brothers, Buddy Armstrong, Minden, and Johnnie Armstrong, Henderson; 23 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.


Holly L York
4-23-1978
    Services for Holly Lynn York, 6 weeks, of Tyler will be held at 4pm Monday at Crawford-A. Crim Chapel with the Rev N.A. Brawner officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Gardens Cemetery. The infant died at 3:30 a.m. Sunday in her residence after a brief illness. She as born March 9, 1978 in Tyler. Survivors include her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Richard W. York of Tyler and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. York of Malakff and Mrs. Y.L. Markins, Sr. of Lake Palestine. Pallbearers will be Tommy Miller and Johnny Manning.


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Bessie H Boyd
unknown date, died 07/18/1978
    Funeral services for Mrs. Bessie H. Boyd, 71 of the Jacobs Community, Rt. 2 Overton, will be held at 3:30 pm Thursday at the Bryan Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ben Waltman officiating. Interment will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Boyd died at 10:25 p.m. Tuesday (18 July 1978) at Henderson Memorial Hospital after a brief illness.
    She was born June 2, 1907 in Georgia and had been a resident of Rusk County for 37 years. Mrs. Boyd was also a member of the Pirtle Methodist Church.
    Survivors include her husband, Mr. Henry Boyd of Overton and one sister Mrs. Lonie Garner of Whitesburd, Georgia.
    Pallbearers will be Sam Bass, Bartley Bass, Virgil Boyd, Joe Horton, J.C Warren and Roy Skaggs.
Note: Bessie H. Boyd was the wife of Henry John Boyd b. 1 Dec 1906 Georgia to Wylie 'Lee' Boyd and his wife Lavisie 'Vicie' Warren.


Lonie S. Hedge
6-4-1979
    Services for Mrs. C.H. Hedge (Lonie Serene Warren), 88, a lifelong resident of Rusk County, will be held at the First United Methodist Church here Wednesday at 10 am with the Rev A. Wayne Jones and Dr. A.D. Lemons officiating. Interment will be in New Prospect Cemetery under the direction of Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home. Mrs. Hedge, a member of the First United Methodist Church and the Gains-Goems Sunday School class here, died in Henderson Memorial Hospital at 9:45 pm Monday after a lengthy illness. She was born May 21, 1891 in the Oakland Community of Rusk County and had been a Henderson resident since 1931. Mrs. Hedge held a life membership in the United Methodist Women and was a volunteer worker at Henderson Memorial Hospital through the Gray Ladies Unit of the Red Cross. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 to 8 pm Tuesday. The body will be at the church one hour prior to the funeral. She is survived by several step-children, including: W. Prentiss Hedge, Mrs. Ellen H. Sammons, Mrs. Roger (Myrtle) Hale, Mrs. Kathryn H. Sneed and Johnny Hedge all of Henderson; Raymond H. Hedge of Tyler, Mrs. Sally H. Gary of Beaumont, Mrs. Melvin (Betty) Wilson of Shreveport, LA, and Cully H. Hedge of Houston. Pallbearers will be Charlie Shaw, Ted Nelson, Gordon Brown, George Warren, Dr. Hugh M. Phillips and Marcus Watson.
HEDGE, Lonie Serene (Warren) died on June 4, 1979
Note: Lonie Serene Warren was the daughter of Uriah G Warren of Henderson, and the 2nd wife of Cullie H. Hedge.


Henderson Daily News
Winfield Bolton
8-20-1979
    Services for Winfield Bolton, 80, owner of Deluxe Barber Shop, will be held in the chapel of Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home here Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Larry Crider and Dr. A. D. Lemons officiating. Interment will be in Bethel Cemetery.
    Bolton, a member of Bethel United Methodist Church, died at his residence at 507 West Elk here Monday at 1 p.m. after a brief illness.
    He was born in Rusk County July 2, 1899 and was a life-long resident of this county.
    Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Hazel Bolton of Henderson; two daughters, Mrs. Margaret Jim williamson of Winnsboro and Mrs. Peggy Jean Turner of Bartlett, Tenn., two grandchildren, and two great grandchildren.
    Pallbearers will be Ed Hornsby, Harry Silverman, Garth Green, Ivan Willard, Carl R. Propes and Leo Marwil.


Homer R. Warren
9-9-1979
Henderson Daily News
    Services for Homer R. Warren, 60, of Route 2, Mount Enterprise, will be held in the chapel of Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home here Saturday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Tom C. Woods officiating. Interment will be in Pirtle Cemetery.
    Warren, a retired chief master sergeant with 27 years of service in the U. S. Air Force, died in Houston's Herman Hospital at 6:55 p.m. Thursday following a brief illness.
    Full military services will be conducted at the graveside by an honor guard from Barksdale Air Force Base in Bossier City, La.
    Warren was born in Rusk County March 16, 1919.
    Survivors are his mother, Mrs. Mamie Warren of Henderson; two sons, Bill Warren of Houston and David Kester of Rio Vista, Johnson County; a daughter, Mrs. Linda Kendricks of Grandview; two brtohers, Floyd and J. C. Warren, both of Henderson; two sisters, Mrs. Marie Warren Hall of Henderson and Mrs. Lela Katherine Alexander of Overton, and eight grand-children.
    Pallbearers will be Bill Warren, Scooter Phillips, Sam Summers, Ray Hall, Robert Hall and M. J. Pipsaire.


Henderson Daily News
(unknown date, died 11/29/1979)
JOHNNIE ARMSTRONG
    Services for Johnnie Armstrong, 63, a painter and veteran of Army service in world War II, will be held at the Maple Grove Baptist Church in Minden Saturday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Jim Adams and Rev. Leroy Williams officiating.
    Interment will be in Maple Grove Cemetery under the direction of Bryan Funeral Home.
    Armstrong, a member of the First Baptist Church of Laneville, died at his residence at 315 Millville drive here Thursday at 2:30 a.m. after a sudden illness.
    Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Dottis Armstrong of Henderson; two daughters, Mrs. Leroy williams and Mrs. Linda Kay Arnold, both of Newellton, La., a stepdaughter, Mrs. Carl Neal of Mineola; one son, William Franklin Armstrong of Corpus Christi; two sisters, Mrs. Margie Rexrode of Laneville and Beatrice Watkins of Dallas; a brother, Keith (Buddy) Armstrong of Minden, eight grandchildren and one great granddaughter.
    Nephews will serve as pallbearers.


Henderson Daily News
(unknown date, died 6/15/1983)
NEELEY ARMSTRONG
    Funeral services for Neeley Armstrong, 86, of Rt. 6, Henderson, will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jim Adams officiating.
    Interment will be in Maple Grove Cemetery under the direction of Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home. Mrs. Armstrong died at 7:05 p.m. Wednesday in Henderson Memorial Hospital after a lengthy illness. She was born Aug. 30, 1896, in Nacogdoches County and was an 80-year resident of Rusk County. She was the widow of Ruben Armstrong and was a member of the Methodist Church.
    The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. today.
    Survivors include five sons, Robert L. Armstrong, Elzie D. Armstrong, Harold P. Armstrong, George A. Armstrong and Pete Armstrong, all of Henderson; two daughters, Mrs. Nettie Mae Green of Henderson and Mrs. Irene Johnson of Rt. 3 Henderson; one brother, Lawrence Mills of Henderson; 32 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren.
    Pallbearers will be Loyd Armstrong, Charlie Armstrong, Robert Wayne Armstrong, Jack Green, Ricky Armstrong and Harold Armstrong, Jr.


Mrs. Grisham
3-7-1984
    Funeral services for Mrs. Ruby Nell Grisham 70, of 1513 Young St. will be held at 2pm Thursday in the Crawford A. Crim Funeral Home. The Rev. Bill Tisdale and Dr. Hugh L. Smith will conduct the service. Burial will be in the Lakewood Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Crawford A. Crim Funeral Home.
    Mrs. Grisham died at 4:45 am Wednesday in Henderson Memorial Hospital after a lengthy illness. She was born July 19, 1913 in Nevada County, Arkansas. She lived in Henderson for 47 years and attended the First Baptist Church. The family will recieve friends at the funeral home from 7 to 9 pm today.


Mrs. Grisham
3-24-1984
    Funeral services for Mrs. Myrtle Grisham 75, of 803 W. Fordall were to be held at 2pm Monday in the Crawford - A. Crim Chapel. The Rev. Bill Tisdale conducted the service. Burial was in the Lakewood Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Crawford A. Crim Funeral Home. Mrs. Grisham died at 12:30pm Saturday in the Henderson Memorial Hosptial after a brief illness. She was born Dec 23, 1908, in Brookhaven, Miss. She lived in Rusk County for 53 years and attended the Calvery Baptist Church. She was the widow of Monroe S. Grisham.


Hortense Warren
9-30-1984
    Mrs. Hortense Warren, 79, of Henderson, will be today at 4p.m. in the Crawford A-Crim Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Ronnie Ham officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Mrs. Warren died at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Henderson Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. She was born May 1, 1905 in Rusk County and had lived here all her life. She was a member of Grandview Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband A.F. Warren of Henderson; one daughter Mrs.(Joyce) Kenneth Pollick of Henderson; two brothers J.B. Cooper and (Lem) Earvel Cooper, both of Longview; two sisters, Mrs. (Flonnie L.) Virgil Harrington and Mrs. (Ellen C.)Nathaniel A. Hollier, both of Henderson; five grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Keith Pollick, Bill Pinner, Ronnie Warren, Don Cooper, Randal Montgomery and Forest Burton.
Warren, Cooper, Pollick, Hollier, Harrington
WARREN, Mary Hortense (Cooper) died on Sept 30, 1984, in .
Note: Mary Hortense COOPER ( b.1 May 1905 d. 30 Sept 1984 Rusk Co TX). She was the daughter of Lemuel 'Lem' Stephens Cooper and the wife of Alfonza 'Fonzo' Warren, a son of John Stephen Warren. Alfonza 'Fonzo' was a nephew of Uriah G. Warren.


Ella E York
12-2-1984
    Funeral for Mrs. Ella E. York, 87 of Tatum will be held at 10 am Wed at the Bethel Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev Roy Culley officiating. The body will lie in state at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Wilma Broomer, from Monday until service time Wednesday. Interment will be in Tatum Cemetery under the direction of Bryan Funeral Home. Mrs. York died at 7:30 a.m. Sunday at her residence after a lengthy illness. Born March 3, 1897, Mrs. york was a lifelong resident of Rusk County. She was a housewife and a Baptist. Survivors are her three daughters, Mrs. Mary Hightower, Mrs. Christeen Stowe and Mrs. Wilma Broome, all of Tatum; two sisters, Mrs. Cecil Thompson of Troup and Mrs. Jane Jones of Tatum; 14 grandchildren, 21 great- grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Frank Cole, Jay Silvey, Jimmy Silvey, Tony Broome, Jimmy Edward Stowe, Charles H. Jones and Willie 'Billie' Ray Stowe.


Donnye York
4-2-1985
    Services for Donnye York, 67, of Tatum were held Friday at 10 am at the First Baptist Church in Tatum with the Rev. Kenneth Nichols officiating. Burial was in Tatum Cemetery under the direction of Hawthorn Funeral Home. Mrs. York died Tuesday. She was born Oct 28, 1918 in Panola County and was a lifetime resident of Tatum. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Tatum. Survivors include her husband, George; son, George E. York of Tatum; daughters, Lillia Hise and Joyce Daniels, both of Tatum; sisters, Ola Bell Prior of Henderson, Bertha Montgomery of Longview and Mildred Farnsworth of Longview; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.


Joseph C. Warren
5-30-1986
Henderson Daily News
    Services for Joseph Conrad "J.C." Warren, 62, of Jacob's Community will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be in Pirtle Cemetery.
    The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday.
    Mr. Warren died at 5:05 a.m. Friday at the University of Texas Health Center in Tyler after a lengthy illness. He was born Nov. 3, 1923, in Smackover Township, Ark., He lived most of his life in Rusk County and Jacob's Community.
    He was a retired officer of the Kilgore Polive Department, where he served for 16 years. Prior to his service with the police department, Mr. Warren spent 16 years with Hill Brothers Oil Company.
    Mr. Warren was a member of the Rocky Mountain Masonic Lodge No. 63 of Overton and he flew 58 missions with the Army Air Corp during World War II.
    Mr. Warren is survived by his wife Inez Martin Warren of Jacob's Community; his mother, Mami Warren of Henderson; two daughters, Sandy Warren of Jacob's Community and Susan Warren of Houston; one brother, Floyd Warren of Henderson; and two sisters, Marie Hall of Henderson and Kate Alexander of New London.

Joseph Warren
5-30-1986
Henderson Daily News
    Services for Joseph Conrad "J.C." Warren, 62, of Rt. 2 Overton will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home Chapel with Jerdy Wolverton officiating.
    Burial will be in Pirtle Cemetery.
    Mr. Warren died at 5:05 a.m. Friday in the University of Texas Health Center at Tyler after a lengthy illness.
    He was born on Nov. 3, 1923 in Smackover Township, Ark., and was a resident of Jacob's Community.
    He retired July 1985 from the Kilgore Police Department after 16 years of service. He was also a truck driver for 16 years for Hill Brothers Oil Company. He was a member of Rocky Mt. Masonic Lodge No. 63 in Overton.
    Mr. Warren flew 58 missions with the Army Air Corp. in World War II, and received the Air Medal and Purple Heart awards.
    He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Inez Martin Warren of Jacob's Community; mother, Mrs. Mami Warren of Henderson; two daughters, Sandy Warren of Jacob's Community and Susan Warren of Houston; brother Floyd Warren of Henderson; two sisters, Mrs. Marie Hall of Henderson and Mrs. Kate Alexander of New London.
    Members of Kilgore Police Department will serve as pallbearers.


Henderson Daily News
Thursday, June 19, 1986
EMMETT ARMSTRONG
    Graveside services for Emmett Armstrong, 60, of Palacious, Texas, and formerly of Laneville will be held at 4 p.m. Friday at Laneville Cemetery under the direction of Bryan Funeral Home.
    Mr. Armstrong died Tuesday in his residence in Palacious.
    He was employed by Monsanto Chemical Co. in Texas City. Mr. Armstrong was a Baptist.
    He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Mary Armstrong of Laneville; a daughter, Mrs. Rena Jean Bryce of Lake Livingston; two sons, Bobby Joe Armstrong and Larry Armstrong, both of Texas City; two sisters, Mrs. Bonnie Flanagan of Mount Enterprise and Mrs. Dorothy Randles of Hutchinson, Kan,; four brothers, Charlie Armstrong of Laneville, Cecil Armstrong of Lake Cherokee, Billy Joe Armstrong of Texas City and Loyd Armstrong of New London; and seven grandchildren.


George E York
8-18-1986
    Funeral services for George Elwin 'Buddy' York, 52, of Tatum were held Wed in Colonial chapel of Sullivan Funeral Home with Pastor Morris Ivey and Pastor Mike Buie officiating. Burial was in Tatum Cemetery. Mr. York died Monday in Holiday Lodge Nursing Center in Longview after several months illness. Born Dec 23, 1933 in Rusk County, he was the son of George William York and Donye M. Morton York, both deceased. He attended Tatum public schools and was employed at the city of Tatum water department. He was previously a repairman for the Tatum Telephone Company. Mr. York was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and a veteran of the U.S. Army. Survivors include his wife, Faye Alexander York of Tatum; one son, George E. 'Bubba' York Jr. of Tatum; four daughters, Mrs. Edward (Linda) Vaughn of Morris, OK, Mrs. Dale (Yvonne) Turlington and Stephanie York both of Tatum and Charlsie Gaspar of Longview; seven grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Allan (Lillia) Hise and Mrs. Douglas (Joyce) Daniels, both of Tatum; several nieces and nephews; and several great-nieces and nephews. Pallbearers were Jack Young, Rayford Gibson, Murray adams, Johnny Hill, Johnny Gray and Wayne Fulgham.


Mamie Warren
10-27-1986
    Services for Mrs. Mamie (Brewer) Warren 90, of Henderson, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Crawford-Crim Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tom Wood officiating. Burial will be in Pirtle Baptist Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6p.m. to 7p.m today at the funeral home. Mrs. Warren died at 10 p.m. Monday in Henderson Memorial Hospital after a lengthy illness. She was born July 15, 1896 in Rusk County and lived in Henderson for 15 years. She was a Baptist and a homemaker. She is survived by one son Floyd Warren of Henderson; two daughters Mrs. Kate Alexander of New London and Mrs. Marie Hall of Henderson; one sister, Mrs. Mary Sims of Houston; 13 grandchildren and several great and great-great grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Scooter Phillips, Robert Hall, Johnny Hall, Ted Littlefield, Todd Littlefield and Paul Fountain. Note: Mamie (Brewer) Warren was the wife of William 'Arthur' Warren b. 1888, a son of Uriah G. Warren of Henderson.
Warren, Alexander, Hall, Sims
Warren, Mamie (Brewer) died on Oct 27, 1986, in Henderson.


Lela Warren
8-31-1987
    Services for Lela (Winters) Warren, 87, of Henderson will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Hugh L. Smith officiating. Burial will be in Pirtle Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6pm to 8pm today at the funeral home. Mrs. Warren died at 9:00 a.m. today in Henderson Memorial Hospital after a lengthy illness. She was born July 30, 1900 in Madisonville and lived most of her life in Henderson. She was a retired photographer and owned and operated Warren Photography with E.S. Warren for 35 years. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. Mrs. Warren is survived by a daughter, Ernestine Tate of Henderson; a brother, Jim Winters of Madisonville; two sisters Bess Whitmire of Nomangee and Ruby Osborne of Houston; and three grandchildren. Pallbearers will be William Baughman, Nathaniel Hollier, Mack Bassett, Buford Q. Lee, Jack Smith and Virgil Boyd.
WARREN, Lela (Winters) died on Aug 31, 1987
Note: Lela (Winters) Warren was the wife of Ernest Sherod Warren, a son of Uriah G. Warren of Henderson.


Henderson Daily News
(unknown date, died 11/15/1987)
Lawrence Mills
    Services for Lawrence Mills, 79, of Henderson will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday in the Bryan Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. R.C. Coppedge officiating.
    Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery under the direction of Bryan Funeral Home.
    Mr. Mills died at 5:10 p.m. sunday in Henderson Memorial Hospital after a brief illness.
    He was born May 16, 1908, in Rusk County, where he lived most of his life. He was a member od a Pentecostal church and was retired from the Marine Manufacturing Co. He was a member of DOF Lodge 28, Rebecca Lodge 159, and American Legion Post 95 and VFW Post 8535.
    The family will meet friends at the funeral home from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today.
    Survivors include his wife, Edna Mills of Henderson; and several nieces and nephews.
    Pallbearers will be Robert Armstrong, E.D. Armstrong, George A. Armstrong, Glenn Armstrong, Rickey Armstrong, and Ear (Pete) Armstrong.
  [should be Ira, not Ear]


LILLIAN SPIERS
died 10/15/1987
  Services for Mrs. Lillian (Bill) Spiers, 87, of Henderson are set for 2 p.m. Friday at the First Baptist Church Chapel with Dr. Hugh L. Smith officiating.
  Burial will be in Lakewood Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Carwford-A. Crim Funeral Home.
  Mrs. Spiers died at 1:45 a.m. Thursday in Southwood Convalescent Center after a lengthy illness. She was born April 5, 1900 in Louisiana and lived in Henderson for 56 years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church and a homemaker.
  The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
  Mrs. Spiers was preceded in death by her husband John M Spiers and two sons, John Bernell Spiers and Dick Spiers and she is survived by a son, Nevel Spiers of Tyler; two daughters, Billie Jo Green of Henderson and Patty Baker of Longview; 14 grandchildren; and 17 great grandchildren.
  Pallbearers will be Dalton Jones, Kenny Morris, Whitey Carroll, Dr. Cliff Hurt, Sonny Broom and Clarence Propes.

Julius S. Warren
11-29-1987
    Services for Julius Stephen Warren of Henderson, are set for 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Bryan Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Harold Davis officiating. Burial will be in Pirtle Cemetery under the direction of Bryan Funeral Home. Mr. Warren, age 84, died at 3:50 a.m. Sunday in the Henderson Memorial Hospital after a lengthy illness. He was born on Feb. 3, 1903 in Rusk County where he was a lifelong resident. Mr. Warren was a member of the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church and was retired from the New London School District. The family will meet friends from 6pm to 8pm Monday in the funeral home. His survivors include his wife Cora Lee Warren of Henderson, his daughter and son-in-law Virginia Dare Smith and Jack B. Smith of Mt. Prostist, IL; his son and daughter- in-law Billy Charles Warren and Mrs. Billy Warren of Salt Lake City, UT; two sisters Inez York and Rennie Ash both of Henderson; one brother Fonzo Warren of Henderson; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Douglas York, Olen Pool, Doyle Gentry, Herman Dowden, and Joel Horton. Note: Julius Stephen was the son of John Stephen Warren and his wife Effie Eliza Gossett.
Warren, Smith, York, Pool, Gentry, Ash, Gossett
WARREN, Julius Stephen died on Nov 29 1987
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