Glenn Edward Holleman
Services for Glenn Edward Holleman, 62, of Jewett, will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Ephesus Baptist Church with the Rev. Ray Payne officiating. Burial will follow at New Hope Cemetery.
Mr. Holleman died Friday at Parkview Regional Hospital in Mexia.
He was born June 29, 1940, in San Juan to John and Madeline Bennett Holleman.
Mr. Holleman was a veteran of the Army National Guard and retired from Houston Fire Department. He moved to Jewett in 1995. He was a member of Ephesus Baptist Church and Jewett Masonic lodge AF&AM No. 624.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Teresa Byrne.
Mr. Holleman is survived by his wife, Judy Holleman of Jewett; daughter, Cindy Lynn Holbrook of Spring; brothers, John Holleman of Damon and Steve Holleman of Katy; sisters, Muriel Persky of San Antonio, Peggy Hutton and Jayne Morrison, both of Copperas Cove; and two grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be John Holleman, Steve Holleman, Justin Holbrook, Robert Persky, Joe Morrison and Norvin Froehling.
Honorary pallbearers will be Masonic Lodge members and Houston firefighters.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m.
Renia Florence Holcomb
Funeral arrangements for Renia Florence Holcomb, 73, of Splendors, are pending at Bailey & Foster.
Mrs. Holcomb died Friday at her home.
Haynie Clyde Waters
Funeral arrangements for Haynie Clyde Waters, 85, of Buffalo, are pending at Memorial Funeral Home of Buffalo.
Mr. Waters died Friday.
Services for Elsie Perkins, 92, of Jacksonville, will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Neches City Cemetery. Burial will be in Neches City Cemetery under the direction of Bailey & Foster.
Mrs. Perkins died Friday in a Jacksonville nursing home.
She was born Oct. 15, 1910 in Arkansas to Homer Ward and Mary Alice Toney Ward.
Mrs. Perkins was a Methodist, a member of the Rebecca Lodge in Palestine and a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her husband, A.R. “Sot” Perkins.
Mrs. Perkins is survived by a sister, Alice Glass of Jacksonville; and a brother, Joe Ward of Virginia.
W.A. Keils Jr.
Services for W.A. Keils Jr., of Teague, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in the First United Methodist Church of Teague. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Teague under the direction of Ricks/Bowers Funeral Home.
Mr. Keils was a 1952 graduate of the University of Texas Law School and practiced law in Freestone County for 43 years before moving to Dallas in 1998.
He is survived by his wife, Mavis Watson Keils; children, Kay Keils Poynor of Richmond, Va.; Kathy Keils of Auston and Karol Keils-Harrison of Dallas; sister, Norida Keils Meredith of Teague; and three grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Donations may be made in memory of the deceased to The University of Texas Ex-Students Association, P.O. Box 7278, Austin, Texas 78713-7287.
Carl F. “Ned” Harrison
Services for Carl F. “Ned” Harrison, 85, of Fairfield, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Round Prairie Baptist Church with the Rev. Ed Ridge officiating. Burial will be in Fairfield Cemetery under the direction of Capps Memorial Chapel.
Mr. Harrison died Friday in Fairfield.
He was born Nov. 11, 1917 in Dew to Buck and Emma Harrison.
Mr. Harrison was a lifetime resident of Freestone County.
He was a plumber and a member and past commander of the Fairfield Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5782; member of the Palestine Disable American Veterans; and a member of the American Legion.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was a member of Round Prairie Baptist Church in Fairfield.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Finis Harrison; and two grandchildren, Carl Wayne Shamblin and Cynthia Shamblin.
Mr. Harrison is survived by his wife, Christine Ivy Harrison of Fairfield; daughters, Sarah Shamblin of Fairfield and Emma Grace Mooney of Alvin; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be A.C. Longino, Roy Casey Jr., Lindy Nichols, Fred Alpers, Pervis Black and Sid Lott Jr.
Honorary pallbearers will be Hugh Reed Jr., Aubrey Childs, Randall Whitaker, Lane Stripling and members of the Round Prairie Sunday School Class.
Hazel Campbell Vaughan
Services for Hazel Campbell Vaughan, 88, of Austin, and formerly of Tennessee Colony, will be at 11 a.m. today at Masonic Cemetery in Mount Pleasant with the Rev. Charles E. Long officiating.
Mrs. Vaughan died Saturday in Austin.
She was born Jan. 31, 1914 in Tennessee Colony to Claud Henry and Maggie Bell White Campbell.
Mrs. Vaughan was a homemaker and a charter member of First Christian Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lamar Vaughan Sr.; an infant son, Robert Campbell Vaughan; a sister and five brothers.
Mrs. Vaughan is survived by a son, David Vaughan of Austin; daughters, Martha Vaughan Bell of Austin and Cella Vaughan O’Reilly of Dallas; sister, Nell Hargrove of Mount Pleasant; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements for Griff Hamilton, 56, of Kinder, La., are pending at Bailey & Foster in Palestine.
Mr. Hamilton died Monday in Bossier Parish, La.
Carlos Juan Perez
Funeral arrangements for Carlos Juan Perez, 31, of Palestine, are pending at Herrington/Land of Memory.
Mr. Perez died Saturday at his home.
C.H. “Slick” Wilson
Funeral arrangements for C.H. “Slick” Wilson of Palestine are pending at Bailey & Foster.
Mr. Wilson died Monday at Palestine Regional Medical Center.
Christopher Douglas Frazier
Services for Christopher Douglas Frazier, 21, of Palestine, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Herrington/Land of Memory Chapel. Burial will follow in Land of Memory Cemetery under.
Mr. Frazier died Sunday in Palestine.
He was born Aug. 20, 1980 in Palestine to Douglas and Kathy Frazier.
Mr. Frazier was a lifelong resident of Palestine. He graduated from American Home School Association in 1998. He played guitar in the band, Broken Angel.
Mr. Frazier worked for Perry Publishing Company where he wrote music and songs. He was a ranked brown belt in Kung Fu and was a Christian.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Nita Scoggin Frazier in 1995.
Mr. Frazier is survived by his parents; brother, Cory Daniel Frazier of Palestine; grandmother, Barbara Price Schmid of Palestine; and grandparents, Ray and Margie Price of Latexo and Douglas and Ruby Frazier of Montalba.
Pallbearers will be Dustin Churchman, Cody Carnathan, Rocky Lane, Jeff Presley, Terry Jannasch, Lee Simms, Nick Blithe and Keith Gray.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Services for Alice Smart, 75, of Grapeland, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church in Grapeland with the Rev. Ronald Dean Reeves and Dr. Jack Schultz officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery under the direction of Bailey & Foster, Grapeland.
Mrs. Smart died Tuesday at her home.
She was born Sept. 9, 1926 in Houston County to Eli Garland Hogan and Winona Dickey Hogan.
Mrs. Smart was a homemaker and a member of First United Methodist Church of Grapeland.
She is survived by her husband, W.A. “Chicken” Smart of Grapeland; and a son, David A. Smart of Grapeland.
Pallbearers will be Jack Platt, Porter Herod, Elton Musick, Carol Owens, John W. Collins and Walter Scott.
Condolence calls will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Melvin Couch Sr.
Services for Melvin Couch Sr., 73, of Rusk, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Mount Hope Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Keith Hassell officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery under the direction of Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home in Rusk.
Mr. Couch died Sunday at his home.
He was born Nov. 16, 1928 in Brunswick, Ga.
Formerly of Elkhart, Mr. Couch lived in Rusk for 10 years. He was a chemical plant operator at Rhom-Hwas in Deer Park for 17 years and at ALCOA in Palestine for another 11 years. He was a master Mason in the Masonic Lodge in Elkhart. He served his country in the Korean War.
Mr. Couch is survived by sons, Melvin Couch Jr. of Houston and Kenneth Couch of Rusk; sister, Catherine Breland of Jacksonville, Fla.; brother, J.W. Couch of Alabama; and three grandchildren.
Edna M. Bostick
Services of Edna Mae Bostick, 78, of Elkhart, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at First Baptist Church in Elkhart with the Revs. Horace Fletcher and Barney Walker officiating. Burial will follow in Pilgrim Cemetery under the direction of Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home.
Mrs. Bostick died Friday at Cartmell Home for Aged.
She was born Nov. 23, 1923 in Falls County to Abner Benjamin and Ada Cox Raney.
Mrs. Bostick lived in Elkhart all her life. She was a seamstress and homemaker. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Elkhart and the Cheerful Helpers Sunday School Class. She was a member of the Pilgrim Home Demonstration Club and the Eastern Star.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Ben Raney and Marion Raney; sisters, Gladys Farrar, Velma Lynch and Mabel Raney.
Mrs. Bostick is survived by her husband, Alfred L. Bostick of Elkhart; son, Billie Bostick of Houston; daughters, Judge Linda Bostick Ray of Elkhart and Sandra Stark of Red Rock; eight grandchildren; and 15 great- grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Jeff Bostick, Jason Stark, Adam Stark, Mark Carroll, Marcus Carroll, William Brimm and Collin Reeves.
Honorary pallbearers will be Shane Carroll, Caleb Saunders, Phil Sorak, Lee Loveless, Chris Loveless and Clint Loveless.
Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Eli Madison Jr.
Services for Eli Madison Jr., 85, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Grace Temple Church of God in Christ with the Rev. T.J. Crosby officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Mr. Madison died Wednesday at his residence.
He was born Oct. 23, 1917, in the Mount Zion community of Anderson County to Eli and Ada Wade Madison.
Mr. Madison served in the U.S. Army during World War II as a member of the all-black 595th Field Artillery Battalion. He was stationed in the South Pacific and was honorably discharged in 1946.
He was a member of Morning Star Baptist Church and served as deacon, trustee and Sunday school superintendent. He later united with Grace Temple Church of God in Christ and was Sunday school superintendent there.
Mr. Madison was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Anna B. Gross Madison; six sisters and one brother.
He is survived by daughters, Rosie V. Jones of Fort Worth, Anna M. Madison of Boston, Mass., Jettie B. Johnson of Dallas, Argie N. Hopson of Lewisville, Sanora J. Porter of Carrollton and Cynthia D. Miller of Arlington; sons, Marcus Madison of Pensacola, Fla., Eli Madison III of Fort Worth, James E. Madison and Larry O. Madison, both of Palestine, and Timothy D. Madison of Irving; 14 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Active pallbearers will be Christopher R. Johnson, Eli Madison III, James E. Madison, Larry O. Madison Sr., Larry Madison Jr. and Timothy D. Madison.
Honorary pallbearers will be Rayford Hopson, Arlie Johnson, Isaac Jones, Carl Miller and the deacons and trustees of Grace Temple Church of God in Christ.