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Polk County Enterprise - Obituaries
For the Week of July 26, 2007 - August 2, 2007
Copyright 2007 - Polk County Publishing Company



Brenda Kay Fox
LIVINGSTON -- Brenda Kay Fox, 55, of Livingston died on Thursday, July 25, 2007.
A memorial service was held in her honor on Sunday, July 29, in the Pace Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. James Hilton offici­ating.
She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Paul Deaton and Lula Mae Bell Tullos; son, Richard Lee Beasley and half sister, Doxie Baker.
Survivors include her sons, Jimmy Fox and William "Craw­fish" McGinty; her daughters, Vanessa Beasley, Stephanie McGinty, Nancy Wray, Lorie Rogers, Renea McGinty,
Dawn Rogers and Tracie Norville; brothers, Glennwood Kuehn and wife Joyce, John Carper, and Joe Mac Kuehn; sisters, Patsy McGinty, Joann Madden, Tina Jones, and Wanda Carper; nieces and nephews, Pam Douglas, Luann
Parduhn, Karon Rushing, Curtis Stifflemire, Kerri Stalling, Dennis Justice, Michael Perez and John Carper and her grandchildren, Justin Scharnhoust, Dylan
Scharnhoust, McKayla Fox, Chris­tian McGinty, Chance Dale Heaven, Tyler Heaven, Jason Lo­pez and Ronnie Heaven.

Lucy Jo Rivers
ANGLETON -- Funeral services for Lucy Jo Rivers, 81, of Angleton were held Tuesday, July 31, 2007, at Palms Funeral Home in Angleton, with the Rev. Billy Conner officiating.  Graveside services followed in the Hilton Family Cemetery in Larue.
Mrs. Rivers was born March 9, 1926 in Poynor, to William Van and Mamie Whitney Hilton. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church of Angleton for over 40 years and was employed by Perry Brothers for 17 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo Rivers, to whom she was married on Sept. 7, 1945; three brothers and five sisters.
She is survived by her children, Kevin Rivers and wife Diane of Van, Carolyn Barnett and husband Harold of Angleton and Jerry Rivers and Judy of Angleton; three brothers; five sisters; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Online condolences may be made at palmsfuneralhome.com.

Joseph S. Allen Jr.
LIVINGSTON – Joseph S. Allen Jr., 86, died on Friday, July 27, 2007, at his residence in Rye.
He was born March 20, 1921 in Fort Worth, the son of Joseph and Frances Wright Allen. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Rhesa Allen.
Survivors include his daughters, Toni Allen of Rye, Theresa Reyth and Jo Marie Allen; grandsons, Dennis Crutcher, Matthew Houser, Christopher Houser, Jacob Houser, Max Reyth, Judah Reyth and granddaughter, Shannon Crutcher of Austin and granddaughter, Jessica Welch and grandsons, Shaya Kruger, Michael Kruger and Ethan Allen of Rye.
Cochran Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Edward Johnny Williams
LIVINGSTON – Edward Johnny Williams, 72, died on Friday, July 27, 2007, at his residence in Livingston.
His cremains will be placed in Houston National Cemetery.
He was born Aug. 22, 1934 in Ace, the son of John and Fannie Richardson Williams. Mr. Williams served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean and Vietnam conflicts, having attained the rank of PO-1 (E6). He enlisted on Dec. 9, 1952 and was discharged on March 15, 1974. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Henry Williams and Otis Williams and sister, Irene Ozan.
Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Charlie Aragon of Livingston; son and daughter-in-law, Martin A. and Vicki Williams of Livingston; granddaughters, Kristie Aragon, Brandy Enciso and Michelle Laird; grandson, Tyler Aragon; great-granddaughters, Jasmine Luna and Lee Ann Laird; great-grandsons, Cody Laird, Hunter Laird and Aiden Enciso; sisters, Lucille Ludwig and Dorothy Rutherford, both of Cleveland; companion, Hazel Williams of Livingston and numerous nieces and nephews.
Cochran Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Adele Williams
LIVINGSTON – Funeral services for Adele Williams, 83, were held Sunday, July 29, 2007, at the First Indian Baptist Church, with the Rev. Roy Jernigan and the Rev. Rick Robertson officiating. Burial followed in Midway Cemetery.
Mrs. Williams died Friday, July 27, in Hospice in the Pines in Lufkin.
She was born March 2, 1924 in Brooklyn, N.Y. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Williams; her mother, Bursie Abbey; son, Elray Williams; daughter-in-law, Mary Kay Williams and granddaughter, Delinda Kay Williams.
Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law, Rodney Williams of Livingston, Norman and Billie Sue Williams of Livingston, Larry and Wynema Williams of Lufkin and Verlis and Terri Williams of Lake Charles, La.; daughters and sons-in-law, Delores and Oscar Williams of Livingston, Sandra and Johnny Walker of Livingston, Peggy Williams of Livingston and Rebecca and Lyndon Alec of Livingston; 22 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild and sisters, Monnie Mae Langley and Zolene Welch, both of Livingston.
Pallbearers were Bryan Williams, Eric Williams, Craig Williams, Shaun Walker, Jason Williams, Anthony Williams, Ryan Alec and Brandon Williams. Honorary pallbearers were Jonathan Williams, Michael Kowena, Trey Bullock and Chad Alec.
Cochran Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Herschel Emory McLendon
LIVINGSTON – Funeral services for Herschel Emory McLendon, 92, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, 2007, at Central Baptist Church of Livingston, with Joel Salazar officiating.
Mr. McLendon died July 28 in Memorial Medical Center -- Livingston.
He was born Oct. 21, 1914 in Alexander, Ark., the son of Urban B. McLendon and Della F. Corbin. He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Clarice; parents, Urban and Della; two brothers, Flynn and Jack and one sister, Urbadell Ratcliff.
Survivors include his children, James R. McLendon and wife Judy, David McLendon, Paul McLendon and wife Jana, Carol McLendon and Susan McLendon and husband Rick of Albuquerque, N.M.; grandchildren, Joni Lambright, Mack McLendon and wife Caryn, Paul David McLendon, Aaron McLendon, Luke McLendon, Andrew McLendon and Ellen Herschel and great-grandchildren, Kasey McLendon, Kelly Jo McLendon and Blake McLendon.
Pallbearers will be Mack McLendon, Paul David McLendon, Aaron McLendon, Daniel McLendon, Evan Lambright and Josh Mohler. Honorary pallbearers are Luke McLendon, Andrew McClendon, Joe Pedigo, Ernest Reuter, Otis Bennett and the Livingston Men’s Golf Association.
Cochran Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Larry Ingram
GROVETON – A memorial service for Larry Ingram was held Saturday, July 28, 2007, at Trinity County’s Bennett Cemetery in Apple Springs. Brother Lester McAdams officiating and the eulogy was given by Michelle Lockhart, cousin. Mr. Ingram’s ashes were interred in the Ingram Family plot.
Robert Larry Ingram, 60, died Monday, July 16, 2007, in a Wisconsin hospital. He was born Oct. 7, 1946 in Lufkin to parents James Robert “Sonny” and Mary Kathryn Alexander Ingram and grew up in the Houston Heights. Mr. Ingram called Houston home most of his life.
As a child he enjoyed spending time at the Trinity County home of his paternal grandparents, John Edgar and Lillie Roach Ingram, known to their eight grandchildren as “Heavy Daddy” and “Goodmama.” He was especially close to cousin John Edward “Johnny” Hollis. The two boys were born less than one day apart at a Lufkin hospital, with Larry being the oldest, born on Oct. 7 and Johnny on the 8th.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Kathryn Alexander Ingram (June, 2002) and James R. “Bob” Ingram (October, 2003); his brother, Paul Allen Ingram (October, 1993); paternal grandparents, J.E. Ingram (January, 1977) and Lillie R. Ingram (November, 1979); his cousin, Johnny Hollis, who died in Vietnam (November, 1970); aunt, Virginia Ingram Arnold (February, 2002) and uncles, Norman G. Arnold (January, 1987) and Robert R. “Bob” Lockhart (March, 1975).
Mr. Ingram is survived by partner, Kathy Fontaine Ingram of Rudolph, Wis.; son, Gerald A. Ingram and wife Kim of Waller; daughter, Cindy Ingram O’Neal and husband Marcus of Fort Worth; sister, Kathy Ingram Wright and husband Craig of Round Rock; aunt, Elaine Ingram Lockhart of Apple Springs; former wife and mother of his two children, Sandra Coburn Herron of Magnolia; stepmother, Charlene Ingram of Humble; six grandchildren, Billy Hunt III, Danielle Hunt, Brandy Hunt, Gabby Ingram, Miranda Ingram and Katie Ingram; six great-grandchildren and other family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be sent to the Bennett Cemetery Association, 227 Max Due Road, Groveton, Texas 75845.

Randy Eugene Lenamond
LIVINGSTON – Funeral services for Randy Eugene Lenamond, 52, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3, 2007, in the Cochran Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Emmett Solomon officiating.
Mr. Lenamond died Monday, July 30, in Galveston.
He was born May 8, 1955 in Tyler, the son of R.Q. and Louise McIntosh Lenamond.
Survivors include his wife, Bonnie Lenamond of Huntsville; mother, Louise Pickren of Splendora; daughters, Aranda Russell of Colorado City, Colo. and Kassie Wilson of Gatesville; son, Bruce Lenamond of Conroe and brother, Rickie Lenamond of Splendora.

 

 





 



 

 

 

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