William Henry Wagar
William Henry Wagar, 84, of Woodville passed away peacefully on December 18, 2007 in Beaumont, Tx.
Born in Grafton, New York on November 19, 1923, he lived in Beaumont with his wife, Martha for 43 years before retiring to Woodville over 18 years ago. He attended Lamar Technical College after World War II and majored in accounting and business. He was a World War II Army veteran having served in the Paratrooper in 517th. He served in the European theater: Italy, France, Germany and Belgium. He received many awards including a purple heart and a Presidential citation, serving as an honor guard to President Eisenhower at the signing of the treaty at Versailles.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Caroline Wager, two sisters, two brothers and one daughter, Virginia Barker Collicott.
He is survived by his loving wife, Martha Furby Wagar; three daughters, Anita Roney of Katy, Sue Barker of Humble and Laura Moyer of Beaumont; eleven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Funeral service was held Thursday, December 20, 2007, at 10 a.m. at the Riley Funeral Home with Rev. Arnold C. Hayton officiating. Burial followed at Mt. Pisgah cemetery. The flag was presented to the family by the Fort Polk Military Honor Guard.
Arrangements were under the direction of Riley Funeral Home of Tyler County.
Charmine E. 'Sally Phillips Moye
Sally Moye, 71, passed away December 18, 2007 at Titus Regional Medical Center.
She was born July 29, 1936 in Greenville, Tx. Mrs. Moye had been a Mt. Pleasant resident since 1965. She was a member of the Twentieth Century Club and participated in many civic activities through the years.
She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Judge B. D. Moye; three children, Melissa Alcala and husband, Steven, Darrell Moye and Susan Guest and husband, Greg all of Mt. Pleasant. Her grandchildren, Seth Rosewell and wife, Jennifer, Vance Rose well, Jaynee Guest, Colton Guest, Jerad Guest, Colby Guest and Heath Moye. She is also survived by an aunt and uncle, Ernest and May Roy Grona of Lindale, Tx.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence B. Phillips and Laverne Phillips. Her father was and independent oil man, her mother was a R.N. and her grandfather, B. F. Phillips, SR. was the first mayor of Gladewater. She will be missed by numerous friends. Mrs. Moye was of the Catholic faith. She was most proud of her family and will be lovingly remembered as a kind hearted, dedicated and generous wife, mother, grandmother and true friend to many.
Services were held Friday, December 21, 2007, at 10 a.m. at the Bates-Cooper-Sloan Chapel in Mt. Pleasant, Tx. A graveside service was held at 4 p.m. at Allison Cemetery in Warren, Tx. Local arrangements were under the direction of Riley Funeral Home of Tyler County.