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East Texas News - Obituaries
Tyler County Booster- January 18, 2009 - February 1, 2009

Cecil T. Stewart
Cecil T. Stewart, 81, of Woodville passed away Sunday, January 25, 2009 at the Woodville Health and Rehab Center.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, January 27th at 11:00 a.m. at the Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Magnolia Cemetery all in Woodville. Officiating were Brother Jeff Pile and Brother Chad Barnes. Serving as pallbearers were Greg Stewart, Patrick Harvey, Johnnie Barton, Tommy Crosby, Curtis Judalet and Arthur Beckey.
Visitation was held on Monday, January 26th from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Cecil was born February 2, 1927 to Loranza & Mary Barefield Stewart. He was a former resident of Beaumont and a longtime resident of Woodville. He was retired from the Department of Public Transportation and was a WWII U.S. Navy veteran. He was an avid fisherman, hunter and loved to do metal detecting. He was a member of Dogwood Hills Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Loranza & Mary Stewart and his brother, Cleo Stewart. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Elsie Stewart of Woodville; sons & daughters-in-law, Harvey & Mary Stewart of Houston and Harlan Dale & Connie Stewart of Vidor; daughters & son-in-law, Belinda & Ted Jeter of Austin and Laura Jacks of Vidor; sister & brother-in-law, Mildred & Chris Deaton of Jasper; eight grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Kante and the employees of the Woodville Health and Rehab Center for the faithful, tender and loving care of Cecil.
Memorials may be made to Dogwood Hills Baptist Church Building Fund. P.O. Box 2068, Woodville, Texas 75979.
Services were under the direction of Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home of Woodville.

Billie Jean Mashaw Broom
Billie Jean Mashaw Broom, 73, of Woodville passed peacefully unto the Lord on January 19, 2009.
Born June 10, 1935 in Jasper, Texas to the late Frank and Macel Phillips Mashaw, she lived in Woodville most of her life. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend to all who knew and loved her. She served as the Justice of the Peace, Tyler County Pct #2 from 1974 to 1978.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her loving husband, James Ross Broom; son, James Ronald Broom and a daughter, Shelia Sheffield; brother, Jack Rogers.
She is survived by her loving family, daughters, Linda Green of Fort Worth, Rebecca Bruning of Beaumont, Debora Burdette of Silsbee and Candass Broom of Woodville; twelve grandchildren and seven great grandchildren; brother, Lloyd Mashaw of Batson; sisters, Gertie Nichols of Silsbee, Pauline Marshal of Houston and Sue Junot of Beaumont; and a host of other family members and friends.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, January 21, 2009, at 2 p.m. at the Riley Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Steven D. Waldrep officiating. Burial will follow at Shady Groves Cemetery. Visitation was held Tuesday evening at the funeral home.
Serving as pallbearers will be Roy Mitcham, Mickie Lilley, Drew Broom, Tommy Greenwood, Jimmy Mahan, and Preston Broom.
Services were held under the direction of Riley Funeral Home of Tyler County.

B. Elaine Clow
B. Elaine Clow, 65, of Woodville, Texas passed away January 20, 2009 at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Tx. She valiantly fought a four-month battle with cancer and following the surgical removal of the tumors, succumbed unexpectedly to heart failure; Elaine died cancer-free.
Elaine is survived by her husband of 46 years, Glen, aka “Papa Smurf”; daughter, Cynthia and her fiancé, Ruben; son, Scott and his wife, Randi; grandkids, Kristen, Lindsey and Megen; sister, Sylvia of Houston; mentor, Virginia Baker and the remaining Clow and Brewer clan who are scattered throughout Texas and Louisiana. Elaine is preceded in death by her parents, Jess and Christine Brewer and brother, Ronald Brewer.
As a wife, she was a partner, friend and confidant. Elaine made each house a home for her family throughout Glen’s military career and throughout their life together. As a mother, she instilled a sense of being and worth into her children and that definitely continued with her grandchildren. As a volunteer for the Tyler County Child Welfare Board, she was a vocal and active advocate for the silent voices of the abused children in the community. For her services in this position she received The President’s Call To Service Award.
A memorial service will be held at Riley Funeral Home on January 29, 2009 at 3 P.M. It was Elaine’s wish for a casual service and that it be held later in the day to allow for travel to and from. Elaine did not want flowers; she and the family would appreciate that donations be made to the Tyler County Child Welfare Board, 100 West Bluff, Room 108, Woodville, Texas 75979.
Services are held under the direction of Riley Funeral Home of Tyler County.

Doris Nell Wooster
Doris Nell Wooster, 79, of Woodville, passed away Friday, January 23, 2009 at her residence.
Funeral services were held Monday, January 26th at 11:00 a.m. at the Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home Chapel in Woodville with burial in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. Officiating were Reverend Scott Cox and Reverend Teddy M. Minyard. Serving as pallbearers were Bill Wooster, Robby Wooster, Danny Ward, Jim Green, Ricky Wooster, Ronnie Ward, Randy Ward and Gerry Edge.
Visitation was held on Sunday, January 25th from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.


Doris was born November 1, 1929 to Homa Alston & Jewel Botts Kelso in Baytown, Texas. She was a former resident of Baytown and a longtime resident of Woodville. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Doucette.

She is survived by her husband, William Clyde Wooster, Sr. of Woodville; sons & daughters-in-law, William “Bill” Wooster, Jr. of New Orleans, Ricky & Paula Wooster and Robby & Norma Wooster all of Houston; daughter & son-in-law, Linda & Scott Cox of Fort Worth; brother & sister-in-law, Frank & Sue Kelso of Corpus Christi; sisters & brother-in-law, Jeraldine “Jerry” & Jim Green of Deer Park, Louise Howard of San Antonio and Sandra Kelso of Kentucky; eight grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Services were under the direction of Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home of Woodville.

Malcolm Douglas Redman
Malcolm Douglas Redman, Sr., 79, of Spurger passed away peacefully unto the Lord on January 25, 2009.
Born March 31, 1929 in Beaumont, Texas to the late Quinn and Jamima Rasco Redman, he grew up in the Plum Ridge area. He was retired from the U. S. Air Force where he proudly served for 21 years. He worked for South Park I.S.D. as a warehouse foreman before moving to Spurger nine years ago. He was a faithful member of the First Baptist Church in Spurger and served as a Sunday School Teacher.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Bernice Jones and Leone Barge; brothers, Clyde Redman, Alfred Redman and a twin brother, Marcus Redman; and a great grandson, Layn Michael Redman.
He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Martha Redman; sons, Malcolm Douglas Redman, Jr. and wife, Merilyn of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, James “Pee Wee” G. Redman of Spurger and Reginald R. Redman and wife, Petra A. of Flower Mound, TX; daughter, Brenda Wood and husband, Carl of Spurger; sisters, Nina Burgess and husband, Brady and Vida Mae “Sister” Redman all of Nederland; grandchildren, Martha Mathieson, Malcolm Douglas Redman, III, Christopher J. Redman, Sondra Hendon, Tonya Toups, Jessica Tullis, Somer Redman, Shea Redman, Reggie Redman, Jr., and Laura Redman; great grandchildren, Kenneth Mathieson, Craig Mathieson, Jaxon Redman, Ryleigh Redman, Morgan Hendon and Carson Hendon.
Funeral service will be held Thursday, January 29, 2009, at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Spurger with Brother Paul Boughan officiating. A Military Graveside service conducted by the United States Air Force will be follow at Turner Branch Cemetery in Spurger. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Serving as pallbearers will be Thomas Bell, Mike Minter, J. C. Morris, Kozum Mott, Kenneth Reed and Bill Whitman. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be his grandsons and great grandsons.
Services are held under the direction of Riley Funeral Home of Tyler County.



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