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Polk County Enterprise - Obituaries
For the Week of April 4, 2007 - April 11, 2007
Copyright 2007 - Polk County Publishing Company

Mary Magdalene “Maggie” McAnulty
CORRIGAN – Funeral services for Mary Magdalene “Maggie” McAnulty, 92, of Corrigan were held Friday, March 23, 2007, in the Corrigan Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Raymond Wallace officiating. Interment followed in Pine Grove Cemetery in Corrigan.
Mrs. McAnulty was born May 10, 1914 in Polk County and died March 20 in Lufkin. She was a homemaker and a Baptist by faith.
Survivors include her daughters, Virginia Martino of Houston and Mary Grider of Corrigan; grandchildren, Debbie Mullikan and husband Lee, Melissa Jones and husband Ron, Cary Grider and wife Jeralisa, Blake Grider and Jennifer and Brent Grider and wife Leah and great-grandchildren, Aidan Jones, Maggie Grider, Cayden Grider and Cason Grider.
Pallbearers were Danny McAnulty, Herman Brough, Robert McAnulty, Gerald McAnulty, Jimmy Skinner and Charles Skinner.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to Bulldog Club of Texas Rescue Fund, 2510 Twisted Oaks, Bryan, TX 77802 or Kurth Memorial Library, 706 S. Raguet, Lufkin, TX 75904.

Loretta Moody
LUFKIN – Funeral services for Loretta Moody, 67, of Lufkin were held Saturday, March 24, 2007, in the Denman Avenue Baptist Church, with the Rev. Charles Roberts and the Rev. Steve Shirley officiating. Interment followed in Attoyac Cemetery in San Augustine County.
Mrs. Moody was born March 22, 1939 in the Attoyac community of San Augustine County to Edna L. Thompson Wall and Travis S. Wall, and died Tuesday, March 20, in a Houston hospital.
Mrs. Moody had resided in Lufkin for more than 30 years and was a teacher at Dependent Baptist Church. She started the Wings of a Dove Sunday School Class at Central Baptist Church and taught the class for 25 years. She then started the class at Denman Avenue Baptist Church and taught there for five more years. She also hosted the Good News Club and Backyard Bible Club. She was known as a woman who loved the Lord and her children.
Survivors include her husband, Jesse J. Moody of Lufkin; son, Sammy J. DeVillier of Lufkin; daughter, Susan S. Stanford of Lufkin; sons and daughters-in-law, Mason and Misty Moody of Corrigan, Randy and Elizabeth Moody of Zavalla and Jesse and Christi Moody of Central; daughter, Charlotte Iczkowski of Lufkin; grandchildren, James Trentham, Tiffany Edwards, Kara Lena Stanford and Trey Stanford, all of Lufkin, Madison Moody of Corrigan, Daniel Stanford of Lufkin, Matthew Rhett Moody of Corrigan, Zach Moody, Kristin Moody, Emma Moody and Claire Moody, all of Zavalla, and Brandon Moody of Central; sisters, Wilma Rily of League City, Oveda Nichols of Deer Park, Lila Joy Allen of Deer Park, Peggy Merie Goodwin of Houston and Elizabeth Roach of Lufkin; brothers, Travis Wall Jr. of Nacogdoches and Mike Wall of Humble and many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Edna and Travis Wall and sisters, Pauline Murray and Sherry Ann Wall.
Pallbearers were James Trentham, Pete Lane, James Hambric, Pete Davis, Carl Canino and Matt Shirley. Honorary pallbearers were Trey Stanford and Ricky Wells.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Denman Youth Designated Fund, 1807 E. Denman Ave., Lufkin, TX 75904 or the First Baptist Church of Corrigan Youth Designated Fund, 103 N. Collins, Corrigan, TX 75939.
Carroway-Claybar Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Charles Edward “Chuck” Lewis
LIVINGSTON – Funeral services for Charles Edward “Chuck” Lewis, 76, were held Saturday, March 24, 2007, in the Cochran Funeral Home Chapel, with Bro. Harold Isaacs officiating. Military honors were provided by VFW Post 8568.
Mr. Lewis died Tuesday, March 20, in Kingwood Medical Center in Kingwood.
He was born Oct. 4, 1930 in Wilmington, Ohio, the son of Theodore and Mary Willis Lewis. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam era, having attained the rank of E-8.
He was preceded in death by his son, Major Charles Lewis; his brother, John Lewis and his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Eileen Lewis of Goodrich; daughter, Mary Askew of Los Cruces, N.M.; son-in-law, Steve Askew of Los Cruces, N.M.; sister, Thea Sadler of St. Louis, Mo.; brother-in-law, Thomas Sadler of St. Louis, Mo.; brother, Darryl Lewis of Wilmington, Ohio; granddaughters, Eboni Lewis of Los Cruces, N.M., Casey Lewis of Navarre, Fla., Natalie Lewis of Navarre, Fla., Jennifer Holsome of Los Cruces, N.M. and Jessica Johnson of Los Cruces, N.M. and grandsons, Charles Edward III of Colorado Springs, Colo. and Jason Lewis of Navarre, Fla.
Cochran Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Anna Pearl Hubert
WOODVILLE -- Anna Pearl Hubert, 85, died on March 22, 2007.
Born Oct. 17, 1921 in Mamou, La. to Lindsey and Doris Fontenot Ardoin, she lived in the Midway community for many years.  She was known as a loving mother, grandmother and friend who was loved and respected by all her knew her and a faithful member of Midway Community Church. 
She was survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Charles Ray and Jeanette Hubert, Leonard Wayne and Latrese Hubert and Edward Glenn and Debby Hubert, all of Livingston; grandchildren, Debbie Lynn Ligon, Steven Ray Hubert, Mike Ligon and Stacy Morris and five great grandchildren.
 A funeral service was held to honor her memory on Saturday, March 24, 2007, at 2 p.m. at the Midway Community Church with Bro. Robert Smith officiating.  Burial followed in Hubert Cemetery. 
Serving as pallbearers were Jim Pace, Mike Brady, Russell Froth, Robert Hubert, John Florence, Kent Dickens and Thomas Murzelle.
 A guestbook may be signed at www.rileysfuneralhome.com.
 Services were held under the direction of Riley Funeral Home of Tyler County.

Avie Mae Collins
LIVINGSTON – Funeral services for Avie Mae Collins, 91, were held Saturday, March 24, 2007, in the Cochran Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Frank Hood and the Rev. Billy Brackin officiating. Burial followed in Holly Grove Cemetery in Polk County.
Mrs. Collins died Tuesday, March 20, in Memorial Medical Center – Livingston.
She was born April 3, 1915 in Fuqua, the daughter of George and Alma Loftin Day. She was preceded in death by her husband, Addie; her parents; granddaughter, Corliss Williamson and great-granddaughter, Dee Williamson.
Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Helen and Billy Coker of Livingston; Pat and Willie Burnett of Zavalla and Arlene and Nolen Timmons of Livingston; son and daughter-in-law, Joe Delbert and Bonnie Collins of Cleveland; 11 grandchildren, Carlton Williamson of Livingston, Cellie Booten and husband Eric of Brighton, Ill., Jimmy Burnett and wife Danette of The Woodlands, Timmy Burnett and wife Missy of Conroe, Don Burnett of Lumberton, Skoti Walters and wife Renee of Rye, Darcy Halunen and husband Duane of Livingston, Richard Collins and wife Lanell of Cleveland, Larry Collins of Cleveland, Melissa Dowden of Cleveland and John Collins of Cleveland; 24 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Carlton Williamson, Richard Collins, Melissa Dowden, Jimmy Burnett, Timmy Burnett and Don Burnett.

Karen Taylor Bruce
ONALASKA – Funeral services for Karen Taylor Bruce, 46, were held Friday, March 30, 2007, in the Cochran Funeral Home Chapel in Onalaska, with the Rev. Larry Shine officiating. Burial followed in Magnolia Cemetery in Onalaska.
Mrs. Bruce died Sunday, March 25, in Memorial Medical Center – Livingston.
She was born Jan. 4, 1961 in Colombia, La., the daughter of Travis and Polly Ann Gosdin Taylor, both of whom preceded her in death.
Survivors include her sons, Johnathan Bruce of Livingston, Joseph Bruce of Georgetown, La. and Joshua Bruce of Orlando, Fla.; sisters and brothers-in-law, Dena and John Whittington of Onalaska and Teresa and Karl Stommel of Orlando, Fla.; brother and sister-in-law, Travis and Dwayne Taylor of Livingston and fiancé, Joseph Blake Darby of Livingston.

Hoyt Cecil Eastepp
LIVINGSTON – Funeral services for Hoyt Cecil Eastepp, 76, were held Monday, March 26, 2007, in the Cochran Funeral Home Chapel, with Bro. Lewis Jones officiating. Burial followed in Carlisle Cemetery in Onalaska.
Mr. Eastepp died Saturday, March 24 at his residence in Livingston.
He was born April 21, 1930 in Friday, the son of Hiram and Eula Stewart Eastepp, both of whom preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife, Annis Eastepp of Livingston; son and daughter-in-law, Kevin and Susie Eastepp of Livingston; daughter and son-in-law, Karole and Kelley Wars of Livingston; granddaughters and husbands, Kelli and Guy Hughes of Livingston and Kodi and Brandon Owens of Livingston; grandsons, Kristopher Wars of Huntsville and Klint Wars of Livingston; great-granddaughters, Elizabeth and Haleigh Hughes of Livingston; great-grandson, Landon Owens of Livingston; brothers and sisters-in-law, Oscar and Harriett Eastepp of Pennington, Howard and Syble Eastepp of Pennington, Mac and Peggy Eastepp of Friday and Norman and Zelda Eastepp of Pennington; sister, Mae Reynolds of Pennington and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Kristopher Wars, Klint Wars, Brandon Owens, Guy Hughes, David Wyatt, John Freeman, Benny Abshier and Wilburn Reeves.

Bradley Thomas Borden
LIVINGSTON – Funeral services for Bradley Thomas “B.B.-Bro” Borden, 46, were held Thursday, March 29, 2007, at Pine Forest Baptist Church, with the Rev. Larry Shine officiating. Burial followed in Center Hill Cemetery in Oakhurst.
Mr. Borden died Sunday, March 25, in Willis.
He was born Dec. 28, 1960 in Houston, the son of Sidney and Opal Williams Borden. He was preceded in death by his sister, Beverly Walker and his stepfather, Perry Pilgreen.
Survivors include his father, Sidney Borden of LaPorte; mother, Opal Pilgreen of Point Blank; wife, Susan Borden of Point Blank; sons, Jeremy Borden of Houston and Anthony O’Brien Borden of Houston; daughters, Kristi O’Brien of Livingston  and Brittany Borden of Point Blank; grandchild, Kirsten Borden of Houston; brother, Bryan Borden of Garrison; sisters and brother-in-law, Brenda and Powell Pate of Winona and Janna Parker of Houston and brothers-in-law and wives, David and Shelly Cino, Rene and Lori Gonzalez, Jeremy and Kelly Hunt and John and Blinda Cino.
Pallbearers were Shad Bales, David Cino, Dick Sellers, Jeremy Hunt, John Cino, Jackie Burke, Gale Flowers and Anthony O’Brien. Honorary pallbearers were Jeremy Borden, Sean Jones, Powell Pate, Rigo Martinez, Bryan Borden, Paul Nye, Andrew Phaterkowski and Mike McCoy.
Cochran Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Keith Baker
LIVINGSTON – Funeral services for Keith Baker, 33, were held Wednesday, March 28, 2007, from the Cochran Funeral Home Chapel, with Bro. David Busby officiating. Burial followed in Camp Ruby Cemetery.
Mr. Baker died Saturday, March 24, at his residence in Point Blank.
He was born March 16, 1974 in Woodville, the son of Steven and Junell McNiel Baker. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Rocky Baker and his grandmother, Dene McNiel.
Survivors include his father, Steve Baker of Livingston; mother, Junell Baker of Point Blank; grandmother, Francis Baker of Livingston; sons, Andrew Baker and Bryan Baker, both of Livingston; daughter, Chesney Baker; brother and sister-in-law, Jody and Shanna Baker of Kingwood; nieces, Shelby Baker and Jenna Baker, both of Kingwood; best friend, Danny Williams of Livingston and former wife, Karen Baker Ogletree of Livingston.
Pallbearers were Danny Williams, Gerald Vess, James Tucker, David McNiel, Bryan Randolph and Carl McNiel.

Larry Baldwin
LIVINGSTON – Funeral services for Larry Baldwin, 56, of Seven Oaks were held Saturday, March 31, 2007, at Providence No. 2 Baptist Church, with the Rev. James Brandon officiating. Burial followed in Carrington Cemetery in Seven Oaks.
Mr. Baldwin died March 26 in Woodland Heights Medical Center in Lufkin.
He was born Jan. 7, 1951 in Seven Oaks, the son of Genet and Florene Thomas Baldwin, and attended Moscow Elementary School No. 2. He was a Baptist.
Survivors include his mother, Florene Baldwin of Seven Oaks; sister, Justine Hall of Humble; nephews, Zachary Hall of Houston; niece, Yolanda Hall of Houston; two great-nieces, Sasha Hall and Tia Hall, both of Houston and numerous other relatives and friends.
Family and friends served as pallbearers.
Duncan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.







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