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


Inez Warren
02-05-1988
    Inez WARREN b. 20 Feb 1910 TX d. 5 Feb 1988 Henderson TX m. Wylie S. YORK b. 8 June 1887 d. 5 April 1969. Inez (Warren) worked at the Warren’s Studio (Photography) with Ernest and Lela Warren. The obituary for Inez (Warren) York read:
    Services for Mrs. Inez Warren York of 305 Marshall in Henderson, will be held at 4pm Sunday in the Crawford-A. Crim Chapel. Burial will be in Memorial Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home.
    Mrs. York, 77, died at 11:30 am. Friday in her residence after a lengthy illness. She was born Feb 20 1910 in Rusk County and was a lifetime resident of
Henderson and Rusk County.
    Mrs. York was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church and she was former employee of Warren Studio and Ray Pharmacy.
    Mrs. York’s family will receive friends at the Funeral Home from 7 to 8 pm Saturday. Mrs. York is survived by one brother, Fonzo Warren of Henderson; one sister, Mrs. Rennie Ash of Henderson; several nieces and nephews. Pallbearers for Mrs. York will be Wayne Jones, Kirk Bryan, Kyle Bryan, Harold Herndon, Jimmy Ash and Danny Bryan.
Note added: Inez Warren was one of 9 children (the youngest) born to John Stephen WARREN b. 17 July 1857 Heard Co GA d. 1942 and his wife Effie Eliza GOSSETT b. 29 June 1877 d. 12 May 1854. John Warren was the brother of Uriah G. Warren of Rusk County, TX.


Eva Gregory
6-26-1988
    Services for Mrs. Eva Gregory 70, of Route 1, Henderson will be held at 2pm Tuesday in Crawford A. Crim Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. I.L. Parkerofficating. Burial will be in Memorial Gardens Cemetery under the direction ofCrawford A. Crim Funeral Home.
    Mrs. Gregory died at 8pm Sunday in her residence after a lengthy illness. Mrs. Gregory was born Feb 11, 1918, in Uniontown, Ark, and she was a resident of Henderson since 1975. Mrs. Gregory was a member of the first Baptist Church in Henderson. She was a retired accountant and Mrs. Gregory was a former member of the Business And Professional Womens Association and the American Society of Women Accountants. Mrs. Gregory's family will recieve friends at the funeral home from 6 to 7pm today.


Doris McKnight
2-1-1989
    Graveside services for Mrs. Doris Mae McKnight, 76, of Laird Hill, mother of Troup and Whitehouse men were held Friday, Feb. 3 in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Rusk County with the Rev. W. Nelson Parrish officiating. Services were under direction of Pearson Funeral Home in Overton. Mrs. McKnight died Wednesday in a Henderson hospital after a lengthy illness. She was born Aug. 27, 1912, in Belton and lived in Laird Hill the past 16 years and in the East Texas area since 1931. She was a housewife.


LaMoyne Dickeson
10-13-1990
    JOINERVILLE- Services for Mrs. LaMoyne Dickeson, 70, of Joinerville are scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Crawford- A. Crim Chapel with ministers Danny Cline and Leonard Jennings officiating. Interment will be in the Mt. Hope Cemetery under the direction of the Crawford- A. Crim funeral Home.
    Mrs. Dickeson died at 5:20 p.m. Saturday at the Henderson Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. She was born Oct. 26, 1919 in Greenville and had lived in Rusk County since 1933. She was a retired postmistress of Joinerville and served 19 years in the United States Postal Service. She was a memebr of the South Main Church of Christ in Henderson. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. Monday.
    Survivors include her husband, Jim Dickeson, Joinerville; two sons, Gary dickeson, Marshall, and Robert Lynn Dickeson, Corsicana; two daughters, Jane Rockey, Henderson, and Ruby Jo Baker, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan; 13 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; 1 great- great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.
    Pallbearers will include the grandsons.


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A R "Hap" Harris
unknown date, died 11/14/1991
    Services for Mr. A.R. 'Hap' Harris of Henderson, 60, are set for 10 am Tues at Crawford-A Crim Chapel with the Rev Bill Kuykendall officiating. Interment will be in Lakewood Memorial Park Cem under the direction of Crawford-A Crim Funeral Home. Mr. Harris died at 1 am Sun at Henderson Memorial Hospital after a lengthy illness.
    He was born July 17, 1931 in Haverhill, Mass. A Henderson resident since January, he attended Calvary Baptist Church. He was a retired construction worker and served in the US Marines during the Korean conflict.
    The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 to 8 this evening.
    Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Helen Harris of Henderson; two sons, Arnold R Harris Jr of Maryville, TN and William Harris of CA; five daughters, Diana Tacia of California, Elaine Chandler of SC, Frances Lumsden of NC, and Barbara Rexroad and Glenda Hand both of Henderson; three brothers Jim Harris and Sid Harris both of Mass, and Ernie Harris of FL; two sisters, Evelyn Howgh of OH and Barbara Lattin of Salem, N.H.; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
    Pallbearers include Ennis Pike, Lee Hand, Bruce Hand, Carl Rexroad, Lewis Pool and Cliff Brooks.


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Fannie Warren
unknown date, died 11/24/1991
    Services for Mrs. Fannie Warren of Whitehouse, 93, are set for 1 p.m. Tuesday at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Whitehouse with Minister Gerald Schuler officiating. Interment will be in the Stewart Communty Cemetery near Tatum. Mrs. Warren died Sunday morning at a Tyler hospital.
    She was born Jan. 30 1898 in Tatum. She had been a Smith County resident since 1967. She was affiliated with Jehovah’s Witnesses and was a homemaker.
    Memorials may be made to the building fund of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Whitehouse.
    Survivors include: one son, Hermon D. Warren of Diana; two stepsons, Robert L. Warren of Del Rio and G.L. Warren of Henderson; one daughter, Lonnie Delena Haynes of Troup; two stepdaughters, Maurice Nelson of Henderson and Catherine Boyd of Orange; seven grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
    Pallbearers include Dwayne Dement, Stan Twedt, Ronnie Cochrane, Kevin Dupreez, Al Scherr and David Stanley.
Note: Fannie Warren was the 2nd wife of Lonnie Dee Warren. Lonnie had four children by his first marriage, and he and Fannie had two more. Fannie (Williamson) Warren was born 30 Jan 1898 in Stewart, Rusk Co. TX.


Carrie M. Hedge
3-3-1992
    Services for Mrs. Carrie Mae Hedge, 70, of 501 Woodlawn, a well known and long-time school teacher and administrator here, will be held in the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Woods, rector of St. Matthews Episcopal church officiating. Interment will be in Lakewood Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Hedge, a member of St. Matthews Episcopal Church and retired principal of Central Elementary School, died in Medical City Hospital in Dallas at 8am friday following a brief illness. She had resided in Henderson 46 years. She spent 35 years in school teaching and administration and retired as principal of Central Elementary on June 1, 1974. She served as principal for 25 years. Mrs. Hedge was one of the organizers of St. Matthews Episcopal Church in Henderson and was a past president of both the American Cancer Society and the local district of the Texas State Teachers Assn. She was also a past president of the Henderson Women's club and was a member of the American Society of University Women. Survivors are her husband, W. Prentiss Hedge of Henderson; two daughters, Mrs. Pat Skinner of Austin and Mrs. John Blackwood of Plano; two brothers, Dr. Spencer Carruthers of Greenville and William Carruthers of Wichita Falls, and three granddaughters, Jennifer Elizabeth Blackwood of Plano and Elizabeth Ann and Rebecca Sharon Skinner, both of Austin. Pallbearers will be Lewis Land, Ray Hall, Landon Alford, Charles Richardson, Michael Kangerga and Richard Ogden.
Warren, Hedge, Blackwood, Carruthers, Skinner
HEDGE, Carrie Mae (Carruthers) died on March 3, 1992.


Tommy Ray Gregg
4-1-1993
    New London- Services for Tommy Ray Gregg, 31, of Overton are pending with Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home of Overton. Mr. Gregg died late Thursday from injuries received in an automobile accident. He was born Feb. 9, 1962, in Overton and was a lifelong resident of New London, graduating from West Rusk High School and attending Kilgore College. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran and was employed by Pronto Food Store in Overton. He was a member of New London Baptist Church. Mr. Gregg was preceded in death by his father O. W. Gregg in 1975. The family will receive friends from 7-9 Saturday at the funeral home.


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Alvey Hoyt Warren
unknown date, died 1994
    Services for Alvey Hoyt Warren, 92, of Overton will be 2 pm today at Crawford-A. Crim Chapel with the Rev. Tom Husdpeth officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Mr. Warren died Tuesday at a New London nursing home.
    Born Aug 21 1902, in Henderson, he was a self employed carpenter and a member of New London Methodist Church.
    Survivors include a step daughter, Dollie Herron of Tyler; seven stepsons, Ben Thompson, Willie, Joe and George All of Overton, Gerald Thompson of Dickenson, Frank Thompson of Tyler and Dan Thompson of New Boston, sister Erma Stone of Carrollton, GA two brothers, Luther and Pellum Warren of Carrollton, GA half brother, Allen Warren of Carrollton, GA and a number of step grandchildren
Note:
Uriah George Warren b 5 Jan 1877 Heard Co. GA and first wife Fannie Louisa (Bowen) Warren b 17 June 1882 GA were the parents of:
Alvyl Hoit WARREN b.21 Aug 1902 TX. ‘Alvie’ first lived with his parents in Roopville, Carroll Co. GA. Alvie later moved to Overton, Rusk Co. TX where other Warren relatives lived and married late in his life, Ida Leora (FREEMAN) (THOMPSON) b. 6 Oct 1906, a widow who had been married (3rd wife) to George Edward Thompson (b. 1 Dec 1881) in Rusk Co. TX who died 4 Dec 1952). Alvyl's father Uriah was the son of Sherrod 'Bullis' Warren, a brother to the Uriah George 'Duncan' Warren of Henderson. Sherrod 'Bullis' named one of his children after his brother. ‘Alvie’ Warren as he was known, married late in his life and only the once. Alvie had no children of his own with Ida Leora Thompson. In earlier years before his mariage he lived for a long time in Rusk Co TX with a couple he called ‘cousins’, Lee R Boyd and his wife Vicie. 'Vicie' was actually his aunt as she was Lavisie M. Warren, a sister to Uriah George Warren b 1877.


A F "Alfonso" Warren
07-10-1995
    “Graveside services for A.F. ‘Fonzo’ Warren, 93, of Goodsprings will be held 11 a.m. Wed at Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Dave Anderson officiating. Burial will follow under the direction of Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home. Mr. Warren died July 10, 1995 at a local nursing home. He was born Jan. 22, 1902 in Rusk County. He was a lifelong resident of Rusk County. He was a member of the Grandview Baptist Church and a retired truck driver for Spunky Oil Company. He was a member of the Clinton Masonic Lodge #23 AF&AM. Family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday from 6 p.m. to 8p.m. Mr. Warren was preceded in death by his wife, Hortense Cooper Warren, and a son Leo Warren. Survivors include: a daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and Kenneth Pollick, Goodsprings; a sister, Rennie Ash, Ogden, Utah; five grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.


Mary "Maurine" Warren
07-18-1995
    Bryan Funeral Home. Services for Mrs. Maurine Nelson, 87, of Henderson will be held at 2 p.m Thursday at Bryan Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Glenn Nelson, grandson, will bring the message; Robert Lloyd Nelson will bring prayer; Bill Murphy, eldest grandson, will give eulogy and Brother Harold Davis will officiate at graveside. Burial will follow in Stewart Cemetery under the direction of Bryan Funeral Home. Mrs. Nelson died at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview after a brief illness. She was born March 28, 1908 in Henderson and was a lifetime resident of Rusk County. She was a member of the 1st United Methodist Church of Henderson and was retired owner of Henderson Flower Shop. The family will receive friends from 6p.m. to 8p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Ameryllus and Virgil Murphy, Henderson; three sons and daughters-in-law, Alfred W. and Jean Nelson, Arlington, Billie Rhea and Thelma Nelson, of Lufkin, and Dr. Robert N. and Marianne Nelson, Colorado Springs, CO; two sisters, Katherine Boyd, Orange and Delena Haynes, Troup; three brothers, Langford Warren, Henderson, Robert Warren, Del Rio and Herman D. Warren, Diana; fifteen grandchildren and twenty-six great grandchildren. Pallbearers will be grandsons: Michael Minor, Dan Murphy, Tim Murphy, Darin Murphy, Clayton Nelson, Marcus Nelson and Alan Nelson.


Robert L Warren
01-11-1996
    Graveside services for Robert Luther Warren, 85 of Del Rio were held 2 p.m. Sunday April 14, 1996 at Westlawn Cemetery with T.J. Jarrett officiating. Burial was under the direction of the G.W. Cox Memorial Funeral Home in Del Rio. Mr. Warren died April 11, 1996 at Val Verde Memorial in Del Rio. He was born July 2, 1910 in Henderson. He is formerly of Warren Studio, first leased a photographic studio from his uncle in Henderson, his home town. He learned his professional from his father, a photographer who started his career in 1900. While Robert was still in high school, he spent his summer vacations working on ships which carried freight to and from Europe many times. After Robert and his late wife Lucile purchased the Lippe Studio in Del Rio in 1941, he enlisted in the Air Force in 1942 and served at Laughlin Air Force Base during World War II. Robert represented the Del Rio Rotary Club at an international convention in Tokyo in 1978. He was a member of the Texas Aviation Association, the Amistad Navy Club, Del Rio Flying Club, the Rotary Club and a member of the Christian Science Church. Survivors include a sister Kathryn Boyd, Orange; a brother Langford Warren of Henderson; a half-brother and sister Delena Haynes and Herman D Warren of Troup; a niece, Ameryllus Murphy of Henderson; and numerous nieces and nephews.


Langford Warren
11-14-1996
    Graveside services for Langford ‘Lanky’ Warren, 82, of Pleasant Hill Community, will be held 2 pm Saturday at Pleasant Hill Cemetery with the Rev Harold Davis officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery under the direction of Crawford A.-Crim Funeral Home. Mr. Warren died Nov 14, 1996 at his residence. He was born March 3, 1914 in Henderson and was a lifelong resident of East Texas. He was a Methodist and retied techer, coach and principal having served in the Beaumont, Beckville, Union Grove, New London and West Rusk schools. After retirement ‘Lanky’ spent many hours farming, caring for his catfish pond and loving his family. He received his Masters Degree from Stephen F. Austin University. He was a 32nd Mason and Member of the Beckville Masonic Lodge 922 AF&AM. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge for 50 years. Family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6pm-8pm tonight. Survivors include his wife Mildred Warren, Pleasant Hill Community; a son and daughter-in-law Jack and Dink Warren of Houston; a daughter Judy Warren, Pleasant Hill Community, a half brother Herman Warren of Gilmer; a sister Cathryn Boyd of Orange; a half sister Delena Haynes of Troup, a grandson Keith Warren of Houston; a great grandson Micah Walker of Houston, TX.
    [George Langford WARREN (b. 3 March 1914-d. 14 Nov 1996) m. Mildred V.THURSTON (b. 9 Feb 1917) from Nacogdoches. George Langford is buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Rusk Co. TX. ‘Langford’ as he was called loved the outdoors as much as his father Lonnie Warren did.]


Ethel Gregg
9-12-1998
Joinerville- Graveside services for Ethel Ruth Gregg, 84, Joinerville are scheduled for 11 am Monday at Mount Hope Cemetery with Ronald Williams and Bob Manning officiating under direction of Bryan Funeral Home, Henderson. Mrs. Gregg died Sept. 12, in a Tyler hospital. She was born March 2, 1914, in Marshall and lived in Rusk County for 67 years. She was a homemaker and a member of Church Of Christ. Survivors include her husband Clyde Hugh Gregg of Joinerville.


Cora Lee Warren
04-14-1999
Graveside services for Mrs. Cora Lee Warren, 96, of Hammond, LA, formerly of Henderson, will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday April 21, 1999 at Pirtle Cemetery with Rev. Harold Davis officiating. Burial will follow in Pirtle Cemetery under the direction of Bryan Funeral Home in Henderson. Mrs. Warren died at 6:05 p.m. on Wednesday, April 14, 1999, at Landmark Nursing Home in Hammond, LA, after a lengthy illness. She was born Nov 14, 1902 in Nacogdoches. She was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in the Pleasant Hill community. Survivors include her daughter, Virginia Smith, Hammond LA; a son and daughter-in-law Billy and Drue Warren, San Angelo; a sister-in-law Mable Woodham, Nacogdoches; five grandsons and nine great grandchildren.


Rennie Warren
05-08-1999
Graveside services for Mrs. Rennie Warren Ash, 92 of Layton, Utah, will be held 12 noon, Saturday, May 22, 1999 at Rusk County Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Jere Wilson officiating. Burial will follow under the direction of the Crawford- A. Crim Funeral Home. Mrs. Ash died Saturday, May 8, 1999 at Rocky Mountain Care Center in Clearfield, Utah, surrounded by her loving family and friends. Mrs. Ash was born April 21, 1907 in Overton, to John Stephen and Effie Eliza Gossett Warren. On Sept 2, 1932 Rennie married Charles Richard Ash in Overton. Charles preceded her in death following 49 years of marriage. She lived in Beaumont for 40 years, Henderson for 5 years, and had lived in the Layton, UT area for the past 11 years. She lived most recently at the Apple Tree Retirement Ctr. She made afghan quilts for each grandchild and great-grandchild. She loved to fish and was one of the best ‘flounder fisherman’ on the gulf coast while she and Charley lived in Beaumont. Mr. and Mrs. Ash were both devoted to the Southern Baptist faith, and she was a member of the South Park Baptist Church in Beaumont and the First Baptist Church in Henderson. She was a member of the Layton Hills Baptist Church in Layton and had many friends there. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, three brothers, and five sisters. Survivors include her son Jimmie Charles Ash and his wife Carol Ann, Ogden, UT; three grandchildren Mark Ash and his wife Carol Ann of Salt Lake City; Michele Quin of Houston, Alison Sunderland and her husband Jerry of Riverdale, five great grandchildren.


Henderson News
November 29, 2004
VAULTA B ARMSTRONG
    Services for Vaulta Armstrong, 61, Henderson, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday at Crawford-Crim-Bryan Funeral Home, Henderson, with the Rev. Lester Foreman officiating.
    Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery.
    Mrs. Armstrong died Nov. 27 at her residence.
    She was born June 9, 1943, in Poplar Bluff, Mo. She was a homemaker.
    Survivors include her husband, George Armstrong, Henderson; sons, Glen Armstrong and Alan Armstrong, both of Henderson, George Armstrong Jr., Dallas, David Armstrong, Santa Fe, and Scott Armstrong, Hitchcock; daughters, Sandra Mullens, Armstrong, Okla., and Gina Gale Heffernan, Henderson; brother, Harold Gardner, Festus, Mo.; sister, Norma Jean Cochran, Poplar Bluff, Mo.; 16 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She also leaves her dog, Hanna; pig, Tia; and bird, Barney.
    Pallbearers are Dave Scoby, Bobby Armstrong, Jack Heffernan, Gary Sewell, Steven Thompson and Leo Armstrong.
    Family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
  [Vaulta Bell Gardner Armstrong]


Clyde Hue Gregg
3-11-2005
    Graveside services for Clyde H. Gregg, 96, of Joinerville will be held at 3:00 pm Friday, March 11, 2005, with Paul Witt officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery under the direction of Crawford Crim Bryan Funeral Home in Henderson.
    Mr. Gregg died March 8, 2005, in Henderson. He was born Jan. 27, 1909, in Dawson County, Oklahoma, and was a member of the Church of Christ. He was a retired plant operator for Arco. Family will receive friends from 5-7 pm Thursday, March 10, 2005, at the funeral home.
    He was preceded in death by his wife of 43 years, Ruth Gregg in 1998; infant daughter, Cartha Lea; brothers and sisters, Toney Gregg, Clarence Gregg, Russell Gregg, Cora McGuire, Don Gregg, Edith Jones, and Margie Cummings.


Walter Erastus Strickland
7 Oct 2005
    Walter Erastus Strickland - of Freeland, WA, died October 7, 2005 at his home. He was 80 years old. He was born December 2, l924 in Carlisle, Texas, married to Betty Joyce Morgan on May 29, 1948, served in the United States Air Force for 28 years, and lived in Spokane 46 years. In Spokane, he was a member of Manito United Methodist Church, Project Joy, served for eight years as a docent at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture and worked for the Old National Bank. He is survived by wife, Betty J. Strickland of Freeland, WA; Kathleen and Jay Davenny of Clinton, WA; Rev. Walter and Belinda Strickland of Boulder, CO; four grandchildren: Myzar, Ari, Ian & Lexi; a sister and brother, Lola Mae Ashby and Gordon E. Strickland of Price, Texas. Memorial Services are at the Langley United Methodist Church, Langley, WA, Friday, October 14th, 2005 at 4:00 p.m. Memorials may be made to Manito United Methodist Church in Spokane, WA, Langley United Methodist Church, Langley, WA, Mountain View United Methodist Church, Boulder, CO or Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, Spokane, WA.


HENDERSON, Willard Jones, Sr.
died on September 12, 2006, in Henderson.
    Funeral services for Willard J. Henderson Sr., 91, of Henderson will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept 15, 2006, at Crawford-Crim-Bryan Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Randy Sceroler and Rev. John Wahl officiating. Burial will be in Rusk County Memorial Gardens under the direction of Crawford-Crim-Bryan Funeral Home in Henderson.
    Mr Henderson died Sept 12, 2006 in Tyler. He was born March 22, 1915, in Waxahachie, was a member of the Eastside Baptist Church and had been a meter repairman.
    Family will receive friends from 6-8p.m. Thusday, Sept 14, 2006 at the funeral home.
    He was preceded in death by; his parents, Jewell Jones Henderson and Dovie Jackson Henderson; five brothers and two sisters.
    Survivors include: three sons, Willard Henderson Jr. of Henderson, Gene Henderson & wife, Doris, of Highlands, Texas and Willie Henderson of Pearland, Texas; daughter, Irene Yarborough & husband, Curtis Yarborough of Henderson and x-wife Irene Henderson of Henderson; 13 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren. His grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
    Memorials may be made to charity of choice.


Juanita Morris Jowell
5/1/2007
    GLADEWATER - Memorial services for Juanita Jowell, 80, Austin, formerly of Gladewater, are scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday at Croley Funeral Home chapel, Gladewater, with Larry W. Osborne officiating. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery. Mrs. Jowell died May 1, 2007. She was born Sept. 13, 1926, in Henderson. She graduated as valedictorian from Gaston High School in 1944. She was a real estate agent in Gladewater for 35 years, the last 10 years with Raymond Allen Real Estate. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elvis Ray Jowell. Survivors include son, Dwayne Jowell, Austin; daughter, Amy Fail, Gladewater; sister, Mildred Robinson, Las Vegas, Nev.; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and other relatives. If desired, memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, Gregg North Unit, P.O. Box 906, Longview, 75605; or Southern Care Hospice, 13729 N. Highway 183, Suite 1075, Austin, 78750.
Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on May 4, 2007


Buford Fields
5/7/2007 Los Angeles (CA) Daily News, p. 5A
    BUFORD FIELDS Born on March 10, 1915 in Overton, Texas and passed away, after a brief illness, on April 28, 2007 in Lakeview Terrace, California at the age of 92. He was a member of Pacoima Sportsmans Club, Masonic Lodge and an avid racehorse fan. He is survived by his daughters, Winnie Strauder Lee of Los Angeles, Minnie Solomon of Palmdale, Janet Holmes of Palmdale, Lynda Parks of Phoeniz; sons, Buford Carter Fields of Los Angeles, Jimmy Young of Carson; grandchildren, Cheryl Hughes of Inglewood, Dereck Holmes of Palmdale, Chapawnee Vickers of Palmdale, Shonee Solomon of Palmdale, Jason Young of Carson, Milko Holmes of Long Beach and a host of great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Minnie Fields. He will forever be missed by family and friends alike. We love you Daddy. Services will be held Wednesday, May 9, 2007 at 11: 00a.m. at Eternal Valley Mortuary Chapel. Visitation will be held Tuesday, May 8, 2007 from 5:00pm - 8:00p.m. at Eternal Valley Mortuary Chapel. ETERNAL VALLEY MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY Directors (661) 259-0800.


George A Armstrong, Jr
May 18, 2009 Henderson Daily News
    Graveside services for George A. Armstrong Jr., 57, of Henderson, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 19, 2009, at Maple Grove Cemetery under the direction of Rader Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
    Mr. Armstrong died Friday, May 15, 2009, at Henderson Memorial Hospital.
    He was born Sept. 12, 1951, in Dallas and was a longtime Henderson resident.
    He was a body repair man for an auto shop and a security guard for professional wrestling.
    Surviving are daughters, Desere Armstrong and Tiffany Armstrong, both of Henderson and Esther Ruth Reeves of Dallas; son, Michael Badgett of Dallas; mother and step-father, Alta (Parker) and Billy Jack Badgett of Dallas; father, George A. Armstrong Sr. of Henderson; five sisters, Sandra, Gina, Mary, Cindy; seven brothers, Billy and Charles Badgett, Alan, David, Scott, and Glen Armstrong; grandchildren, Brandon Gregg, Bryce Jenkins and Haley Armstrong.


Helen Shaw Lisle
26 Sep 2009
    Helen Shaw Lisle, 92, peacefully passed from this life on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009, in Grapevine. Service: 11 a.m. Monday at Bean- Massey-Burge Chapel with the Rev. G.J. Walton, pastor of North Euless Baptist Church, officiating. Interment: Southland Memorial Park, Grand Prairie. Family visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. The family would like to thank the compassionate staff and caregivers at Autumn Leaves and Heart to Heart Hospice. Helen was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 59 years, Alvin D. Lisle, and her parents, W.C. and Leila Shaw of Laneville. Survivors: Her daughters and sons-in-law, Linda Robertson (Benny), Diane Brammer (Bill) and Kay Phillips (Phil); six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Published in Star-Telegram on September 27, 2009


Glen Allen Armstrong
Nov 11, 2009 Henderson Daily News
    Glen Allen Armstrong, 39, of Nacogdoches, died Friday, Nov. 6, 2009, at East Texas Medical Center in Tyler.
    Glen was born June 24, 1970, in Pasadena, to George and Vaulta (Gardner) Armstrong. He attended Henderson schools and was a pipeline technician for Capco for several years. Glen enjoyed singing and playing guitar.
    He was preceded in death by his mother, Vaulta B. Armstrong, and his brother, George A. Armstrong Jr.
    Survivors include his wife, Crystal D. (Townsend) Armstrong; one son, Errick Matthews; one daughter, Chrissy Matthews Wallace and husband Johnny; two grandchildren, Janie and Corbin, all of Nacogdoches; his father, George Armstrong of Henderson; three brothers, Alan Armstrong of Henderson, David Armstrong of Dickinson and Scott Armstrong of Hitchcock; two sisters, Sandy Mullens of Armstrong, Okla., and Gina Heffernan of Henderson; a special aunt, Betty Armstrong of Troup; and many other close family members.
    A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009, at Maple Grove Cemetery.


Eva Jewel Murphy Faris
11 Nov 2009
    HENDERSON - Services for Eva Jewel Murphy Faris, 89, Henderson, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday at Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home, Henderson. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Faris died Nov. 11, 2009, in Henderson. She was born Feb. 12, 1920, in Overton. She taught at Tomball ISD and moved back to Henderson in 1984. Survivors include brother, Virgil Murphy, Fruita, Colo.; and sisters, Evelyn Ward, Forney, Nina Smith, Henderson, and Clarine Brinkley, Andrews. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Published in the Tyler Morning Telegraph on 11/12/2009


Gloria Briley MAYFIELD - past County Coordinator for Rusk County, TXGenWeb
May 10, 2010 ShelbyCountyToday.com
    Mrs. Mayfield died Sunday, May 9, 2010 in Longview, Texas.
    Mrs. Gloria Jean Briley Mayfield was born December 9, 1940 in Winters, Runnels County, Texas as the daughter of Myrtle Best Wood and Robert Lee Briley, Sr. Mrs. Mayfield was retired from the Kroger company, later retiring from Sams after eight years of service and was the owner of Glory Bee Creations. She received her degree from Panola College in Computer Information Systems and a degree in Applied Science from the California College for Health Sciences, majoring in Medical Transcription and Computers Information Systems.Gloria Married Mr. Wlmer A. “Red” Mayfield May 29, 1972 and celebrated 35 years together until he preceded her in death on August 6, 2007.
    Gloria was a seventeen year member and officer of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Thomas J. Rusk Chapter, The United Daughters of The Confederacy, The Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Longview, The National Society of Colonial Dames XVII Century, and The Magna Charter Dames. She was also a member of the Texas Genealogy Association and was an Accredited Genealogist of the American College of Genealogists. She had written several books about her family ancestors. She was active in the TXGenWeb, served from 1999-2000 as the SW/SC CC Rep, USGenWeb Advisory Board and web mistress of the Cemeteries of TX, TX Surnames, and numerous county websites.
    Mrs. Mayfield was a member of the Women Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, The American Legion Women Auxiliary, and the Auxiliary of the Disabled Veterans Association. .She was Past Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star, Henderson Chapter No. 597, and an endowed member of Carthage, Chapter No 747. She was of the Baptist Faith, currently member of the Bar None Cowboy Church in Tatum. Gloria is preceded in death by her parents, husband; son, Glen Gregg Goza, II; daughter, Linda Mayfield Jennings and brothers: Robert Jr., Ted and Jimmye Briley; Mike Briley; sister, Betty Webb; brother-in-laws, Jim Webb and Jimmy Shipman; granddaughter, Wendy Warner.
    Mrs. Mayfield is survived by her daughters, Briley M. Dailey and husband Billy Charles, Jr. of Beckville, Glynna D. Reser and husband Kevin of Boerne, June Grattan, Ruth Parker and husband Lance, Sandra Garcia, Deborah Gilotte and husband Rick; son-in-law, Steve Jennings; grandchildren, Morgan and Billy Charles Dailey, II of Beckville and Kristal and Travis Wayne Reser of Boerne, Misty Watson and husband Robert, Jerome’ Anderson, Jennifer Biorge and husband Dusty, Jande’ La’Ulu and husband Kark, Jarel Anderson and Steven Grattan, Jimmy Wanner and wife Jill, Alan Parker, Sabrina, Marsial, Mandel and Sasha Garcia, Janice Vanover and husband Adam and Jake Jones. Gloria is also survived by her brother, Mike Briley of Pierre, South Dakota and sister, Jackie Shipman of Stephenville. Great grandchildren, Madyson Dailey, landing Watson, Corbin and Ressie Wanner, Cipher La’Ulu, William and Skylar Garcia, Dwaine Garcia, Shalee Basden, Lazariae Mayes, Persefanie Garcia, Cohen and Daxton Anderson, Katelyn Anderson, Brooklyn, Gabriel and Thor Biorge.
THE BODY WILL LIE IN STATE: 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at Hawthorn Funeral Home.
THE FAMILY WILL RECEIVE FRIENDS: 6-8:00 p.m. Wednesday


Grace Treon Armstrong Eaton
11/19/2011
    HENDERSON — Graveside services for Grace Treon Eaton, 102, of Henderson, will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, November 22, 2011, at Lakewood Memorial Park in Henderson. Arrangements are by Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home. Ms. Eaton was born November 1, 1909, in Crims Chapel, and died November 19, 2011, in Tyler.