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Houston County Courier- June 7, 2009 - June 21, 2009
BEBE ANNA DANIEL BYNUM
Mrs. Bebe Anna Daniel Bynum, age 80 of Creek Community, passed away Saturday, June 13, 2009. Mrs. Bynum was born December 1, 1928 in Crockett to A.F. and Edna Daniel and spent most of her childhood in the Shiloh Community.
After marrying James Buster Bynum in 1945, they lived in several cities such as Chicago and Peroria Illinois before retiring to the Creek Community.
Survivors include her sisters Margie, Ruth and Barbara; son James R. Bynum (Deborah); daughter Patricia Bynum Horan; grandchildren John Casley (Holly), Daniel Casley (Amber), James R. Bynum, II, Kimberly Bynum, Holly Bynum, Michelle Horan, David Horan and Jennifer Horan; several great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Preceded in death by her husband James Buster Bynum; and daughter Barbara Casley.
Graveside Services for Mrs. Bebe Anna Daniel Bynum was held Wednesday, June 17, 2009 at the Bynum Cemetery.
MINNIE EVA MOORE (RAGSDALE) TOMLIN
Mrs. Minnie Eva Moore (Ragsdale) Tomlin, age 99, passed away Wednesday, April 1, 2009 in the Houston County Nursing Home. Mrs. Tomlin was born in August 1909 to Charles A. Moore and Frances Marion "Fannie" (Holcomb) Moore and grew up in Augusta.
She graduated Grapeland High School in 1927 and Sam Houston State Teachers College in 1942. Mrs. Tomlin lived and taught school for over 30 years in Beaumont, primarily at Fletcher Elementary School.
After retiring, she moved to Crockett, the home of her brother Tom M. Moore and lived there for 35 years. She was a member of the first United Methodist Church in Beaumont and later was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Crockett.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law Robert Bailey and Dorothy Riggs Ragsdale, of Pearland; daughter and son-in-law Frances Ragsdale Brock and L. Kingsley Moore, of Fayetteville, Ark.; eight grandchildren; and two great-great-grand-daughters.
Preceded in death by her parents Charles A. Moore and Frances Marion "Fannie" (Holcomb) Moore; first husband Bailey B. Ragsdale; second husband Clifton (Tommie) Tomlin; brother Tom M. Moore.
Memorial Services for Mrs. Minnie Eva Moore (Ragsdale) Tomlin will be held Saturday, June 13 at 1:30 p.m. at the Augusta Union Church located off FM 227, CR 1560 in Augusta.
Mrs. Mary Ynguanzo, age 91 of Fluvanna, Texas, passed away Friday, June 12, 2009 in Shannon Hospital in San Angelo. Mrs. Ynguanzo was born December 28, 1917 in Yorktown, Texas to Doroteo and Gertrude Banda. Mrs. Ynguanzo married Alejo Ynguanzo, Sr. on January 5, 1932 in San Antonio, Texas.
Survivors include her four sons and three daughters-in-law Monico and Virginia Ynguanzo, of Fluvanna, Armando Ynguanzo, of Hobart, Okla., Alex ad Denise Ynguanzo, of Crockett and Frank and Emily Ynguanzo, of Snyder; three daughters and two sons-in-law Rose Ovalle, of Sonora,Oralia and Gilbert Bernal, of Corpus Christi and Anita and Johnny Martinez, of Fluvanna; daughter-in-law Elisia Ynguanzo, of Fort Worth; two sisters and one brother-in-law Anna Maria and Jouquin Villerreal, of Dallas and Josie Zapata, of Corpus Christi; one brother Joe Zapata, of Corpus Christi; 41 grandchildren; 87 great-grandchildren; 39 great-great-grandchildren; seven great-great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Preceded in death by her parents Doroteo and Gertrude Banda; husband Alejo Ynguanzo; three daughters Martha Guerra, Maria and Criselda Ynguanzo; two sons Reynaldo and Jose Ynguanzo; and five grandsons.
Rosary for Mrs. Mary Ynguanzo was held Sunday, June 14, 2009 at 8:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church with Frank Ortegon officiating.
Funeral Mass for Mrs. Mary Ynguanzo was held Monday, June 15 at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Reverend Father Lionel Fernado of Sonora officiating. Burial was in Fluvanna.
Wright Colonial Funeral Home Inc.
VEOLA HAMILTON HACKETT
Mrs. Veola Hamilton Hackett, age 78, passed away Sunday, June 7, 2009. Mrs. Hackett was born September 25, 1930 in Crockett she was the second child of Jazzilee and Helen Hamilton. She attended Post Oak School in Crockett. Mrs. Hackett accepted Christ at and early age at Anderson Methodist Chapel in Crockett. She received her adult basic education degree in 1968.
Mrs. Hackett was a member of the Grand Court Order of Calanthe. She worked at Whitehall Nursing Home and retired from the Crockett Independent School District.
On July 26, 1946, she united in Holy Matrimony to Quincy T. Hackett, Sr. they began their family Christian journey together at Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church. From this union was borne 10 children.
Survivors include her two half brothers Willie Hamilton (Lois) and Terry McHenry (Paula); one stepsister Obelia Purvis (Troy); two stepbrothers Thomas Green (Joyce) and Willie Roy Carr (Doris); seven children Quincy Thomas Hackett, Jr. (Mandy), Edward D. Hackett (Estella), Freddie C. Hackett (Sophia), Sarah Foreman (John), John L. Hackett (Gloria), Kathleen Belford (Foster) and Evelyn Bowens; brother-in-law and sister-in-law D.B. Hackett and Betty Jo Ann Hackett; 27 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, cousins, friends and colleagues.
Preceded in death by her husband Quincy T. Hackett, Sr.; brother Harry Hamilton; sister Lillie Phillips; three children Catherine and Issac, Brenard Hackett and Doris Yarborough; stepbrother Rufus Green; stepsisters Lina Coleman, Robbie Delta and Ella Strong; like a daughter Linda Pott.
Funeral Services for Mrs. Veola Hamilton Hackett were held Saturday, June 13, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. in Harvest Church with Pastor Bryant Harris, Pastor John Phillips, Pastor Johnny Johnson, Pastor Laverne Gambrell and Pastor William Troy Purvis officiating. Interment followed in Jasper Cemetery in Crockett.
Active Pallbearers were Richard Johnson, Charles Hackett, Greg Simon, Bennie O'Neil, Bruce Baker, Michael Phillips and Curtis Lockhart.
Honorary Pallbearers were Bronsic Hackett, Trannum Hackett, Remmington Belford, Anthony, Myron Hackett, Edward Hacket, Jake Belford and Daniel Hackett.
J.B. Coleman Memorial Mortuary
DERRELL WAYNE GOODLOE
Mr. Derrell Wayne Goodloe, age 73 of Weches, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2009 in Weches. Mr. Goodloe was born March 7, 1936 in Olney, Texas to Herbert Lee and Lula Mae Bryant Goodloe. He has lived in Weches for the past 12 years and lived in Galena Park for many years. He worked as a pipefitter for American Pipe Fabricating and was a member of the Pipefitters Local #211. Mr. Goodloe was a member of the Augusta Masonic Lodge #93 and had served as Worshipful Master in 2004-2005. He was also a U.S. Marine.
Survivors include his wife Lurlene Goodloe, of Weches; daughters Patricia Spaugh, of Weches, Christine Reininger, of Brentwood, Calif. and Sherlyn Ferin, of Winter Hanen, Fla.; brother Dan Goodloe, of Jefferson; sisters Billie Reeves, of Wichita Falls, Peggy Brown, of Paradise and Martha Bradford, of Lincoln, Neb.; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by his parents Herbert Lee and Lula Mae Bryant Goodloe.
Funeral Services for Mr. Derrell Wayne Goodloe will be held Monday, June 22, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. in the Weches Baptist Church with the Rev. Gary Luker officiating. Interment will follow in the Weches Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Anthony Brown, Kyle McNabb, Bryan McNabb, Ricky Jent, Michael Jent and Jerry Rains.
O.T. Allen & Son Funeral Home
DOCTOR JAMIE THOMPSON "DOC"
Doctor Jamie Thompson "Doc" Dawson, age 86, passed away Saturday, May 30, 2009. Doctor Dawson was born July 9, 1922 in Crockett to Emma Blalock and Elwood Stewart Dawson. He graduated from Texas A&M University. He was a star member of the basketball team and received a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1951 and moved to Longview to join the Hill Animal Hospital and established the Fredonia Animal Hospital. Doctor Dawson retired from Veterinary Medicine in 1976 to enjoy traveling and spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Kathryn Stokes Dawson, of Longview; daughter and son-in-law Katie and Ron Tyner, of Durango, Colo.; son and daughter-in-law Stewart and Averille, of Celina; daughter and son-in-law Claire Dawson-Brown and Jeff Brown, of Austin; grandchildren Dawson and Emma Cole, Carrie and Bill Dawson and Turner and Ben Brown; best cat friend Dang.
Preceded in death by his parents Emma Blalock and Elwood Stewart Dawson; three brothers Oran "Dooley" Dawson, Bill Dawson and T.E. "Dude" Dawson.
A Private Family Memorial Service is planned at a later date.
The family requests in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to LifeCare Hospice. 1809 Gilmer Road, Longview, TX. 75604 or a charity of your choice.
Rader Funeral Home
DOYLE WAYNE JAMES
Mr. Doyle Wayne James, age 83 of Grapeland, passed away Tuesday, June 15, 2009 in Palestine Regional Hospital in Palestine. Mr. James was born April 17, 1926 to John B. and Linnie James.
Mr. James was a veteran of WWII where he served in the 1st Battalion, 511th Parachute Infantry Regiment as a Sergeant Major. He received Military Honors including Overseas Service Bars; Asiatic Pacific Campaign Ribbon with Bronze Star; Philippine Liberation Ribbon with Bronze Star; Good Conduct Medal; Army of Occupation (Japan) Ribbon and Victory Ribbon.
He maintained communications with fellow veterans with whom he served and maintained conduct befitting a military hero all of his adult life.
Mr. James was a Christian and after moving to Grapeland in December of 2008, he continued faithful worship at First Baptist Church in Grapeland. Those who knew him loved him. He was a kind and thoughtful man who will be greatly missed.
Survivors include his son Larry W. James, of Grapeland; brothers Loyd (Bear) James, of Palesti9ne, Dalton James and wife Karyn and Wade James and wife Mat, all of Burnsville, NC.; many loving nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Preceded in death by his daughters Dee Annis and Pamela Gay James; son Eddie Lynn James; parents John B. and Linnie James; brothers Roy B., Leonard, Tom, Dan, Bill and John R. James; sisters Maudine Dailey, Pearl Clark and Hazel Condron.
Graveside Services for Mr. Doyle Wayne James was held Thursday, Jume 18, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. in the Davis Cemetery in Grapeland.
Bailey&Foster Funeral Home
IRIS LAVONNE HOWZE
Mrs. Iris LaVonne Howze, age 76, passed away Thursday, June 4, 2009 at Christus Santa Rosa Hospital in New Braunfels, following a short battle with an aggressive cancer. Mrs. Howze was born March 20, 1933 in Houston County near Crockett at the home of her parents, to the late George and Allene Pyle.
After graduating High School in Houston, she worked as an accountant; and worked hard for many companies throughout her life finally retiring from Netting and Pace, CPAs, of San Antonio in the early 2000s.
On March 14, 1950, she was united in marriage to William (Bill) M. Howze in Houston. Later they would move to Boerne, Texas in 1961, San Antonio in 1965 and finally to Seguin in 1976.
Mrs. Howze was a member of several bowling leagues and teams and was an accomplished bowler. Her and Bill both enjoyed league play as well as just bowling with family and friends. Indeed they met many of their friends through ten pin leagues or nine pin bowling.
Mrs. Howze other favorite pastimes included traveling and fishing, her favorite feat pulling in a 40 pounds halibut while deep sea fishing off Seward, AK.
Survivors include her children Marlin and wife Christa, Becky and husband Rod Hruza, Ben and wife Tammy and Blair and wife Glenda; eight grandchildren Tiffany, Joseph, Jason, Jessica, Kyle, Morgan, Jayme and Ryan; four great-grandchildren Steven, Alejandra, Delicia and Asher; one great-great-grandchildren Malia; two sisters Doris and husband Rex Veneble and LaNelle and husband Leroyce Jones; two brothers Ray Pyle and wife B.J. and Toby Pyle and wife Nancy; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Preceded in death by her parents George and Allene Pyle; son George; and husband William "Bill" M. Howze.
Funeral Services for Mrs. Iris LaVonne Howze were held Monday, June 8, at 2:00 p.m. at Goetz Chapel with Pastor Greg Ronning of Texas Lutheran University officiating.
Graveside Services were held Tuesday, June 9 at 2:00 p.m. in New Energy Cemetery in Crockett with Mr. Roy Blackmon officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to the Disabled American Veterans Chapter, Unit 61 in Seguin, TX.
Goetz Funeral Home
JASON MICHAEL FISCHER
Mr. Jason Michael Fischer, age 28 of Nacogdoches passed away on Sunday, June 14, 2009 in Nacogdoches. He worked as a line worker at Pilgrim Pride. Mr. Fischer was a member of the Wayside Bible Church in Crockett.
Survivors include his mother Eugenia Fischer, of Palestine; brother John Fischer and wife Mandy, of Houston; niece Madison Fischer, of Houston; grandfather Alfred May, of Ill.
Funeral Services for Mr. Jason Michael Fischer will be held Monday, June 22, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Park in Crockett.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Wayside Bible Church, 1245 East Goliad Avenue, Crockett, TX 75835.
Callaway-Allee Funeral Home