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Texas Obituary and Death Notice Archive - Page 983

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Date: Saturday, 8 September 2012, at 8:28 p.m.

Brown
August 30, 2004
Funeral services were held Wednesday, August 18, 2004, at the First United Methodist Church for Ivan Ransom Brown, 80, with the Rev. Linda O'Neal and the Rev. Dale Snell officiating.
He was born November 5, 1923, the son of Thomas Cleveland Brown and Minnie Mable Walker Brown. Mr. Brown died Monday, August 16, at his residence. He was preceded in death by his parents; grandson, William Christopher Brown; sisters, Carol, Ann and Betty; and brother, Steve.
Survivors include his wife, Bobbi Brown; mother-in-law, Ruth Simmons of Waterwood; son, William D. Brown of Frisco; daughters, Yvonne Stuart of Hot Springs, Virginia and Patricia Nesler of Dallas; brother, Riley Eugene Brown of Garland; step-son, Steven B. Harris of Houston; step-daughter, Patricia Elizabeth Scofield of Houston; and granddaughters, Allison Rivera, Teresa Cortes, Dusty Anne Adair, Joslyn Elizabeth Brown and Jennifer Patricia Moorman.
Pallbearers were Ken Garrison, Grant Holland, Dean Blau, David Johnson, J.W. Moncrief, Damon Thomas, Dale Snell and Bob Johnson.
Cochran Funeral Home, Livingston, was in charge of arrangements.

Dillon
August 30, 2004
Funeral services for Bethel Dillon, 86, of Livingston, were conducted Wednesday, August 18, at Pace Funeral Home, with Mr. Billy Brackin officiating. Interment followed in Bluewater Cemetery.
Mrs. Dillon was born July 6, 1918 in Fuqua, the daughter of John Mack and Maudie Blankenship Collins. She was a graduate of Livingston High School and married William 'Bill' Dillon on March 16, 1939.
Mrs. Dillon died on Monday, August 16, 2004, at her residence, near Segno. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill, on March 21, 1985; and a son, Thomas Earl Dillon, in 1988.
Survivors include a son, John Wilburn Dillon of Houston; a daughter, Kathryn Ardoin of Livingston; grandchildren, Sherrie Denise Tiner, Amy Christine White and James Morgan Dillon; the children of Thomas Earl Dillon - Tammy Michelle Dillon, Elizabeth Marie Dillon, Dorothy Hinsley and Sandra Howell; the children and step-children of John Wilburn Dillon; six great-grandchildren; and many other special friends and family.
Pallbearers were Delbert Collins, Rellis Garcia, Orbra Cude, Sam Grantham, Michael Allen and Pete Roundtree.
Pace Funeral Home, Livingston, was in charge of arrangements.

Fulk
August 30, 2004
Funeral services were held Thursday, August 19, 2004, at Cochran Funeral Home Chapel, for Lester Hall Fulk, 81, with the Revs. D.G. Surface and Lester Campbell officiating. Burial followed in Forest Hill Cemetery. Military honors were provided by VFW Post 8568.
He was born September 29, 1922 in Fulks Run, Virginia, the son of James Perry Fulk and Lennie Brown Fulk, both of whom preceded him in death.
Mr. Fulk died Monday, August 16, in Memorial Health System of East Texas in Lufkin.
Survivors include his wife, Ruby Fulk; sons and daughters-in-law, James Lester and JoAnn Fulk of League City, Edwin Perry Fulk of Woodville and Thomas Dean and Cheryl Fulk of Bacliff; sister, Lucy Richie of Fulks Run, Virginia; sister-in-law, Naoma Bynum of Palestine; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Kenneth Baker, Vernon Woolley, Dean Jones, Claude Durham, John Dabney, Jerry Cook and Hayes Kennedy.
Cochran Funeral Home, Livingston, was in charge of arrangements.

Goedicke
August 30, 2004
Funeral services were held Thursday, August 19, at Pace Funeral Home for Oscar H. 'Sonny' Goedicke Jr., 79, of Livingston, with Pastor Van Winkelman officiating.
He was born January 1, 1925 in Houston, the son of Oscar and Elise Look Goedicke. He graduated from Jeff Davis High School in 1942 and served his country during World War II in the Marine Corps. He was a long-time resident of Houston, moving to Livingston 15 years ago following retirement.
Mr. Goedicke died Sunday, August 15, 2004, at his residence, near Livingston. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Anna J. 'Judy' Goedicke of Livingston; son, Mark L. Goedicke of Houston; daughter, Lisa A. Choate of Dallas; two grandsons, Raynor and Jackson Choate of Dallas; sister, Selma L. Bresee of Vandalia, Illinois; nine nieces and nephews; life-long friend, Neil H. Daughtery; and many other good friends.
Pace Funeral Home, Livingston, was in charge of arrangements.

Kennedy
August 30, 2004
Graveside services for Christopher Charles Kennedy, 28, of Romayor, were held Tuesday, August 17, 2004, in Union Springs Cemetery, with Pastor Harold Seago officiating. Interment followed.
He was born August 3, 1976 in Houston and died Saturday, August 14, 2004, in an automobile accident in Coldspring. He worked as a machinist in the oil field industry.
Survivors include his wife, Jessica Kennedy of Romayor; sons, Christopher Charles Kennedy Jr. and Shawn Hunt, both of Romayor; father and step-mother, Charles and Kathleen Kennedy of Romayor; mother, Deborah Lumis of Huffman; sisters, Kerri Rene Puckett of Spring, Christina Lee Woods of Huffman and Angela Rene Woods of Houston; half-sister, April Lynn Lumis of Huffman; grandparents, Glenn and Louise Kennedy of Corrigan; great-grandparents, Edward and Mare Kennedy, of Woodlake; father-in-law, John Hunt; and mother-in-law, Frances Bishop.
Corrigan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Martin
August 30, 2004
Funeral services were held Thursday, August 19, 2004 for Rebecca Faye Martin, 48, at Pine Forest Baptist Church, with the Rev. Larry Shine officiating. Burial followed in Magnolia Cemetery in Onalaska.
She was born October 22, 1955 in Harris County, the daughter of Allen and Virginia Richey Seeley. Mrs. Martin died Sunday, August 15, in Memorial Health System of East Texas in Lufkin.
Survivors include her husband, William H. Martin Sr.; son, William H. Martin Jr. of Onalaska; daughter, Sheena Martin of Onalaska; parents, Virginia and Terry Parker of Onalaska; brothers, Allen Seeley and Douglas Parker, both of Onalaska, David Parker of Tomball and Paul Parker of Columbus, Ohio; and sisters, Rhonda Seeley of Livingston, Robin Cain of Georgetown, Rita Bostic of Burnet and Sarah Parker of Onalaska.
Pallbearers were Lee Calhoun, Justin Calhoun, Andrew Parker, Anthony Parker, Gary Hall and Edie Polvado.
Cochran Funeral Home, Livingston, was in charge of arrangements.

Stephens
August 30, 2004
Funeral services were held Monday, August 16, 2004, at Cochran Funeral Home for Floyd Douglas Stephens, 58, with Bro. Harold Isaacs and Bro. frank Hood officiating. Burial followed in Peebles Cemetery. Military honors were provided by VFW Post 8568.
He was born July 23, 1946 in Livingston, the son of Charlie and Sadie Capps Stephens. Mr. Stephens died Thursday, August 12, at his residence in Houston. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Stephanie Jo Stephens; half-brother, Travis Stephens; and half-sister, Sybil Marberry.
Survivors include his wife, Karen; daughter, Crystal Peltier of Georgia; brother and sister-in-law, Charlie and Debbie Stephens of Livingston; brother, Bobby Stephens of Deming, New Mexico; sisters and brothers-in-law, Earlie and David McLeod of Livingston and Deborah and David Till of Elkhart; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Sonny and Ann Larson of Katy; four grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Pallbearers were Steve Parmley, Bo Free, Bobby Pixley and William Babbs. Honorary pallbearers were Jimmy Dale Patterson, Sam Bain, Bob Beeler, Dick Atkins, M.C. 'Dude' Parmley and Jonathan Larson.
Cochran Funeral Home, Livingston, was in charge of arrangements.

Finch
August 30, 2004
Funeral services for Kenneth M. Finch, 58, of Daisetta, were conducted Friday, August 20, 2004 in Houston National Cemetery Chapel in Houston with his brother, the Rev. James Larry Hayes, officiating.
He was born on August 3, 1946, the son of Kenneth Amyx Finch and Daisy Pearl Blair Finch in Charleston, Illinois. He attended Charleston High School before joining the army. Finch married Sharon Sue Harlon on April 9, 1981, in Indiana. He was in management with Dollar General Stores. He also was a member of First Baptist Church of Daisetta. He loved fishing and reading western books and was an artist. He enjoyed working with his hands.
Mr. Finch died in a Houston Hospital on Monday, August 16, 2004. He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Shirley Corrdell and Janet Morgan; and one brother, Gene Hayes.
Survivors include his wife, Sharon Sue Finch of Daisetta; brothers, George Finch, James Larry Hayes and Garland Hayes; sisters, Lulu Adams, Janice Morgan, Cheri Hampton, Karen Hurst and Trudy Crossman; sons, Kenny Lee Finch, Danny Dorsey, Denny Thornhill, Ernie Brock, Kenneth Amyx Finch and Joshua Hillis; daughters, Elsie Mae Katona, Trisia Pickering, Lisa Dorsey, Sheila Legg, Loretta Jackson and Jill Taromina; 29 grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter.

Gilley
August 30, 2004
Funeral services were held Wednesday, August 18, 2004 at Pace-Stancil Funeral Home in Dayton for William F. Gilley, 85, of Tarkington, with the Rev. Lyndol Kinser and Kristal Alldredge officiating. Interment followed at Ryan Cemetery in Tarkington Prairie.
A native of Moran, Texas, he was born on April 18, 1919, the son of Alonzo Wilson and Elsie Davis Gilley. He had retired from working in Forestry. Gilley loved being outdoors, in his garden and visiting with family and friends. He enjoyed hunting and fishing in his earlier years and attended Simmons Bottom Assembly of God Church.
Mr. Gilley died Monday, August 16, 2004, in Cleveland.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Nola E. Gilley of Tarkington; sons, William Cleon Gilley and wife, Pixie, of Robert Lee, Texas and Wendell De Layne Gilley and wife, Deborah, of Cleveland; daughter, Frances E. Crocker and husband, George, of Dayton; brother, Lonnie R.V. Gilley of Cleveland; sister, Bernice Havard of Cleveland; nine grandchildren; two adopted grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Pace-Stancil Funeral Home, Dayton, was in charge of arrangements.

Hardy
August 30, 2004
Funeral services for Millard Weldon Hardy, 40, were held Thursday, August 19, 2004, at Cochran Funeral Home Chapel, with Bro. Nathan Hendrix and Bro. Don Hinklin officiating. Burial followed in Bluff Creek Cemetery.
He was born February 23, 1964 in Houston, the son of Harold Denson Hardy and Janice Shirley Hardy. Mr. Hardy died Monday, August 16, at his residence. He was preceded in death by his father and grandparents, Lucy and Millard Shirley and Jean and Marty Hardy.
Survivors include his wife, Robin Hardy of Livingston; mother and father, Janice and R.T. Hunter of Livingston; sons, Matthew W. Hardy and Paul R. Hardy, both of Livingston; daughters, Courtney Hardy and Vanessa Hardy, both of Livingston; brothers and sisters-in-law, Marlon D. and Cindy Hardy of Pasadena, Paul D. Hardy of Lancaster and Billy Ray Hardy and Tessa Birch of Shepherd; sister-in-law and husband, Rhonda and Richard Fleming of Dallas; aunt and uncle, Dinah and Tony Hendrix of Livingston; uncle, James Shirley of Livingston; uncles and aunts, Jerry and Ronnie Shirley of LaPorte and Bruce and Donna Shirley of Highlands; aunts, Joyce Hicks of Livingston and Dorothy Nell Hardy of Vidor; sisters and brothers-in-law, Clara and Eddie Strapps of Huntsville, Teresa and Howard Barker of Crosby and Sheila and Jim Ronker of Willis; brother and sister-in-law, Mike and Pam Hunter of Crosby; foster son, Mike Viscar; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Marlon D. Hardy, Paul D. Hardy, Billy Ray Hardy, Ernest Ener, Kevin Delp, Hawk Ener, Robert Thornton, Ivan Jackson and Bill Everett. Honorary pallbearers were James Shirley, Hal Vincent and Howard Baker.
Cochran Funeral Home, Livingston, was in charge of arrangements.

Oates
August 30, 2004
Funeral services were held Saturday, August 21, 2004, at Cochran Funeral Home Chapel for Ruby Edna Oates, 75, with the Rev. Barry Jeffries and Bro. Joel Salazar officiating. Interment followed in Forest Hill Cemetery.
She was born December 7, 1928 in Polk County, the daughter of Charles Clinton Thomas and Thelma Coogler Thomas. Mrs. Oates died Wednesday, August 18, in Livingston Convalescent Center. She was preceded n death by her parents; husband, Jess Sheppard; and grandsons, Phillip Sheppard and Kaleb Oates.
Survivors include her husband, Arthur; daughter and son-in-law, Zanna and Darren Donaho of Costa Mesa, California; sons and daughters-in-law, Bryant and Lee Ann Sheppard of Silsbee, Jerry and Gayle Sheppard of Fairfield, Harold and Dot Oates of Silsbee and Kenneth and Dianna Oates of Livingston; brother, C.C. Thomas of Farmington, Arkansas; brother and sister-in-law, Talmadge and Judy Thomas of Farmington, Arkansas; sister and brother-in-law, Anna and Larry Page of Tomball; and 12 grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Chad Oates, Christopher Bell, Christopher Swango, Kyle Oates, Zachary Sheppard, Nicolas Swango and Sean Donaho.
Cochran Funeral Home, Livingston, was in charge of arrangements.

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