Clarence C. Bailey
Services for Clarence C. Bailey, 86, of Lake Toxaway, N.C., and formerly of Palestine, were held May 23 at All Saints Episcopal Church in Winter Park, Fla. Burial followed in Palm Cemetery under the direction of Carey Hand Cox-Parker Funeral Home in Winter Park, Fla.
Mr. Bailey died May 19.
He was a medical doctor and a World War II veteran.
Mr. Bailey was preceded in death by children, Clarence Campbell Bailey Jr. and Tamara Lee Bailey.
He is survived by his wife, Jewel D. Bailey of Lake Toxaway, Fla.; sons, Lloyd Francis Bailey III of Lakewales, Fla., Joel Griffith Bailey of Alpharetta, Ga., and Robert C. Bailey of Augusta, Ga.; daughters, Jewell D. Williams of Amarillo; 11 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Services for Bill Knowlton, 64, of Palestine, will be at 4:30 p.m. today at Bailey & Foster Chapel with the Rev. Larry B. Krohn and Christi Hoffman officiating. Burial will be in Muleshoe Memorial Park with the Rev. Glenn Williams officiating.
Mr. Knowlton died Sunday at Palestine Regional Medical Center.
He was born July 5, 1938 in Bailey County to Earl B. and Lennie Lee Holt Knowlton.
Mr. Knowlton was a self-employed electrician, and a member of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. He was a Baptist.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Mr. Knowlton is survived by his daughters, Mrs. Steven (Sherri) Green of Clinton, Iowa, Mrs. Jesse (Shawnda) Chapel of Etoile, Mrs. Jesse (Shelly) McCurry of San Antonio; sons, Billy Joe Knowlton of Anchorage, Alaska, and Rodney Knowlton of Nacogdoches; sisters, Mrs. Marvin (Bea) Mooney of Brushy Creek, Mrs. Ron (Sharon) Campbell of Carlsbad, New Mexico, and Mrs. Ray (Jacque) Melton of Seminole, Okla.; brothers, Norman Knowlton of Peru, Ind., Wayne Knowlton of Guthrie, Okla, Marvin Knowlton of Arlington, Dennis Knowlton of Brownes Valley, Calif., Douglas Knowlton of Forth Worth, and Gary Knowlton of Muleshoe; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
J.Q. “Bub” Walston
Services for J.Q. “Bub” Walston, 55, of Palestine, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Bailey & Foster Chapel with the Rev. Fred Neal officiating.
Mr. Walston died Monday at his home.
He was born Oct. 8, 1946 in Anderson County to J.W. and Lillian Modine Knight Walston.
Mr. Walton was a brakeman with the railroad for 26 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Virginia Nash.
Mr. Walton is survived by his wife of 36 years, Linda Walston of Palestine; daughters, Denice Rutledge of Elkhart and Donna Blythe of Palestine; sisters, Sue Yorgensen of Jewett, Linda Kay Manning of Fort Worth, Nelia Lewis of Trinidad, and Dorothy Jean Lankster of Wildwood, Ga.; and four grandchildren.
Honorary pallbearers will be Delbert Cavender, Larry Collett, James Young, R.E. McDonald, Butch Travis and Clay Shugart.
Condolence calls will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Ruth B. Hienemann
Services for Ruth B. Hienemann, 89, of Palestine, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Roselawn Park with the Rev. Benny Burlison officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey & Foster.
Mrs. Hienemann died Monday at Palestine Regional Medical Center.
She was born April 9, 1913 in Portales, New Mexico to Art and Thula Guss Wolford.
Mrs. Hienemann was a homemaker. She had owned an arts and crafts shop in Portales for 25 years.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Fred Rowland; and her second husband, Felix Hienemann; son, Phillip Rowland, in 2001; and three sisters.
Mrs. Hienemann is survived by a son, Keith Rowland of Tyler; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Condolence calls will be received from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Robert Emmett Marcum
Services for Robert Emmett Marcum, 63, of Buffalo will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Brushy Creek Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Buffalo Funeral Home.
Mr. Marcum died Sunday at his home.
He was born Feb. 1, 1939 in Laredo to Billie and Irene Bates.
Mr. Marcum was an antique buyer and trader. He was a resident of Buffalo since 1982 and a Methodist.
He is survived by his mother, Irene Alberta Bates of Buffalo; sons, Robert Scott Marcum of White Castle, La., Robert Bud Marcum and Andrew Billie Marcum, both of Austin; daughter, Kim Irene Caruso of Watson, La.; and three grandchildren.
Lillian Opal Robinson
Services for Lillian Opal Robinson, 88, of Jewett, were at 11 a.m. today at St. John Baptist Church in Jewett with the Rev. Leroy Franklin officiating. Burial followed in Friendship Cemetery in Jewett under the direction of Emanuel Funeral Home, Teague.
Mrs. Robinson died Aug. 1 at Greenbrier Nursing and Rehab Center in Palestine.
She was born Jan. 13, 1914 in Leona to Lula Brooks Brown and Jake Brown Sr.
Mrs. Robinson attended Leon County public schools. She earned a nursing degree and was a member of St. John Baptist Church where she served as mission president for many years.
She was preceded in death by five sisters and a brother.
Mrs. Robinson is survived by her husband of 69 years, Algie Robinson Sr. of Jewett; children, Luther Robinson, Fay Nell Benson and Velva J. Robinson, all of Fort Worth, Ruth E.R. Malone and Lillian F.R. Blackwell, both of Dallas, Elizabeth R. Montelaro of Copperas Cove, Algie Robinson Jr. of Pittsburgh, Pa. and Eugene Robinson of Jewett; 15 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and 20 great-great grandchildren.
Services for Grace Jenkins, 94, of Fairfield, were held at 10 a.m. today at Capps Memorial Chapel in Fairfield with the Revs. Ed Ridge and Clinton Bratcher officiating. Burial followed at Garden of Memory in Elkhart.
Mrs. Jenkins died Monday at East Texas Medical Center in Fairfield.
She was born Nov. 19, 1907 in Elkhart.
Mrs. Jenkins was previously self-employed at Jenkins Department Store in Elkhart. She was a member of Round Prairie Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Homer Steward Jenkins, in 1974.
Mrs. Jenkins is survived by daughter, Judy Newton of Athens; one grandchild; and one great-grandchild.
Pallbearers were Steven Oates, Gary Oates, G.E. “Bear” Robinson, John Fryer, Robert McAdams and Brian Hughes.
Cynthia Renee Cook
Funeral arrangements for Cynthia Renee Cook are pending at Davis Funeral Home.
She died Friday at a Dallas hospital.
DeShawn Bernard Everline
Services for DeShawn Everline, 23, of Missouri City, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Luke AME Church in Houston. Burial will be at 3 p.m. in Taft Johnson Cemetery in Oakwood under the direction of Emanuel Funeral Home.
Mr. Everline died Aug. 1 in Houston in a car accident.
He was born April 27, 1979 in Missouri City to Johnnie Fay Everline-Emanuel and Ronald Emanuel.
Mr. Everline received his education in Dulles High School in Missouri City. He was a member of Mount Salvation Baptist Church.
He is survived by his father, Ronald Emanuel of Denver, Colo.; brothers, Darnell Fuller, Eddie Everline, Eric Everline, Jessie Everline, and Ronald Everline; sisters, Andrea Everline, Krystal Everline and Ieshia Everline.
Jimmie L. Gibson
Funeral arrangements for Jimmie L. Gibson, 100, are pending at McCoy Funeral Home.
Mrs. Gibson died Sunday at Dogwood Trails Advanced Healthcare.
Laura Lyn Ballard
Services for Laura Lyn Ballard, 40, of Palestine, will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with the Rev. Kunnakkattuthara officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery under the direction of Bailey & Foster.
A Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the church.
Miss Ballard died Monday at her home.
She was born March 7, 1962 in Muenchweiler, Germany to Jerry Lee and Evelyn Florence Miller Ballard.
Miss Ballard was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. She was employed with Dell Computers.
She is survived by her parents of Palestine; sisters, Brenda Brown and Julie Ballard, both of Palestine.
Pallbearers will be Donny Walker, Grady Cole, Donald Cumm, David Bunch, Donald Dressell and Al Alaniz.
Honorary pallbearers will be Tucker Axum, Craig Lighteap, Shawn Ivey and Don Gage.
Visitation will be held immediately following the Rosary at the church.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Sacred Heart Catholic Church building fund.
Robert F. Jordan
Services for Robert F. Jordan, 85, of Palestine, will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Bailey & Foster Chapel with the Rev. Fred Neal officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Park.
Mr. Jordan died Monday at Palestine Regional Medical Center.
He was born March 28, 1917 in Palestine to Ben F. and Rosa Pettit Jordan.
Mr. Jordan was a member of the First Methodist Church. He retired from TP&L with 45 years of service as a district engineer. He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II.
He was preceded in death by four sisters, Evelyn Dupree, Beatrice Scarbrough, Clarice Ward and Jennie Selden; and a brother, W.B. Jordan.
Mr. Jordan is survived by his wife, Margaret Jordan of Palestine.
Condolence calls will be received from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Billy H. Churchman
Funeral arrangements for Billy H. Churchman, 70, of Oakwood, are pending at Taylor Funeral Home in Timpson.
Mr. Churchman died Monday afternoon at the VA Hospital in Temple.
Services for Evelyn Lewis of Oakwood will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Andrew Chapel Baptist Church of Oakwood with Kenneth Donaldson officiating. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.
Mrs. Lewis died Tuesday at Houston Methodist Hospital.
She was born in Oakwood.
Mrs. Lewis was reared and educated in Oakwood. She was a member of Andrew Chapel Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband, the Rev. B.J. Lewis of Oakwood; daughter, Kendra Aristide of Oakwood; sisters, Barbara Johnson of Palestine, Pearl Ruth Lewis of Houston and Irene Brown of Fort Worth; and brothers, Joe Cunningham of Fort Worth, James Henry and Ira Bostic, both of Houston, Osie Allen and McKinney Allen, both of Oakwood, and Cain Allen of Corpus Christi.
Pallbearers will be Jerry Durham, James Lewis, Laurene Turner, Milton Campbell, Fitzgerald Page and John Hicks.
Honorary pallbearers will be nephews.
Mae Etta Carroll Johnson
Services for Mae Etta Carroll Johnson, 95, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul AME Church in Centerville. Burial will follow at Seale Cemetery in Crockett under the direction of Emanuel Funeral Home, Crockett.
Mrs. Johnson died Oct. 3 in Roswell, Ga.
She was born Dec. 28, 1906, in Jewett to Thompson and Addie Carroll.
Mrs. Johnson worked for 35 years at Fort Hood Army Base until she retired in 1972. She also lived in Roswell where she was an active member of the Cobb County Senior Citizens. She was a Christian, a minister’s wife and a longtime member of the United Methodist Church in Belton.
She was preceded in death by her sisters; and her husband, Roy Johnson.
Mrs. Johnson is survived by granddaughter, Debra Cook of Roswell; and step-grandchildren, Martina Jones and Raymond Jones IV of Dallas.