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Houston County Courier - February 22, 2009 - March 1, 2009
FRANK CURTIS HILL SR.
Mr. Frank Curtis Hill, Sr., age 68 of Hill Town, passed away Tuesday, February 24, 2009 in the East Texas Medical Center-Crockett. Mr. Hill was born June 24, 1940 in Houston County, Texas and had lived in Hill Town most of his lifetime. He was a member of the N. R. A. and a lifetime member of the North American Hunting Club. Mr. Hill was retired having worked as a Power Train Specialist for Heavy Equipment and a member of the Piney Creek Baptist Church.
Survivors include his sons Frank Curtis Hill, Jr. and wife Linda, of San Augustine, Matthew Hill and wife Janna, of Hood River, Daniel Hill and wife Robin, and Randall Hill and wife Lori, of Hill Town; daughter Krystal Roy and husband Jonathan, of Texarkana; 14 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother Paul Jerry Hill and wife Mary Ann, of Broaddus; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Preceded in death by his brother Jim Ed Hill; sister Cynthel Lambright; and parents Jim H. and Henrietta Hill.
Funeral Services for Mr. Frank Curtis Hill, Sr. were held Friday, February 27, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. in the Piney Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. James Bickley and the Rev. Terry Gibson officiating. Interment followed in the Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hill Cemetery Association.
Callaway-Allee Funeral Home
KARON KAY KING
Ms. Karon Kay King, age 50, passed away Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at her home in League City. Ms. King was born November 5, 1958 in Crockett to Jack Howard King and Martha Ann Jones King. She attended school in Crockett until her family moved to Galveston. Ms. King graduated from Ball High School with the Class of 1977 and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Galveston. She loved to work in the yard. By trade she was a floral designer however her family being candy makers, she was manager of La King Confectionery in Galveston.
Survivors include her parents Jack and Martha King, of Galveston; brothers Jeffrey Howard King and Mitch King, both of Galveston; long time friend Steve Montemayor, of League City; aunt Barbara Dickerson and husband David, of Anchorage, AK.; uncles Irving and wife Carol Jones, of Corpus Christi and Larry and wife Diane King, of Huntsville; nephew Jeffrey Mitchell King, the joy of her life; and many relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by her grandparents Mr. and Mrs. B.I. Jones and Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy King; and infant twin sister Sharon Fay King.
Funeral Services for Ms. Karon Kay King were held Monday, February 23, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. at Carnes Brothers Funeral Home, 1201 Tremont, Galveston, TX., with Dr. Ray Meador officiating. Interment followed at Evergreen Cemetery in Lovelady.
Pallbearers were John Kelso, Robert Bastien, John Tindel, Matt Schlageter, Dominike Nowell and Jeffrey King.
Friends may sign the register book and send the family condolences at www.CarnesBrothers.com/contactus. Please inculde the King name.
Carnes Brothers Funeral Home
VIRGINIA “VIRGIE” ENGLISH
Mrs. Virginia “Virgie” English, age 99 of Crockett, passed away Saturday, February 14, 2009 in Whitehall Nursing Center. Mrs. English was born February 24, 1909, in the Tadmor Community, Houston County, Texas and had lived most of her lifetime in Houston County. She was retired having been a school teacher and was a member of the Mt. Vernon Baptist Church.
Survivors include her son Harold English, of Huntington; grandchildren Debra Hiller, of Crowley, Nicole Cox, of Huntington and Jason English, of Crockett; eight great-grandchildren Chris Fowler, of Fort Worth, Dale Fowler, Jr., of Va., Mary Hunter, of Keller, Lucas Wallace, of Alvarado, Ashley English, Dillion English, Cody English, and Noah Cox, all of Huntington; four great-great-grandchildren; sister Georgia Vaughn, of Crockett; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Preceded in death by her husband Claude English; son Jimmy English; and sisters Milo Bounds and Berta Baughman.
Funeral Services for Mrs. Virginia “Virgie” English were held Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Carl Wayne Standley officiating. Interment followed in the Ivie Cemetery.
Callaway-Allee Funeral Home