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Polk County Enterprise - Obituaries
For the Week of June 26, 2007 - July 7, 2007
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Lois Syble Brown
GROVETON – Services for Lois Syble Brown, 82, of Apple Springs were held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 2, 2007, in the Groveton Funeral Home with Bro. Gregg Hollis officiating.
Burial followed in Bennett Cemetery.
Mrs. Brown died Thursday, June 28, in Lufkin.
She was born March 2, 1925, in the Helmic community and was a homemaker. She was a member of the Apple Springs Baptist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star #1035 in Groveton.
Survivors include three sons and their spouses, Darwin L. “Bubba” and Cheryl Brown of Spring, Alvin and Debbie Brown of Apple Springs and Bert and Teena Brown of Splendora; four sisters, Hildred Cochran of Apple Springs, Nelda Muller of Spring, Grace Brizendine of Helmic and Sue Thrasher of Spring; a brother, Thomas Earl Holcomb of Apple Springs; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers included Charlie Cook, Jerrod Brown, B.J. Brown, Cody Brown, David Howard and Jared Benton.
Groveton Funeral Home directed the arrangements.

Charles Henry Oliver
TRINITY – Graveside services for Charles Henry Oliver, 61, were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 27, 2007, in the Pine Grove Cemetery in Diboll with Pastor A.J. Havard officiating.
Mr. Oliver died Sunday, June 24.
He was born Oct. 20, 1945. He joined the U.S. Air Force in 1963 during the Vietnam War and received an honorable discharge in 1967.
Mr. Oliver was preceded in death by his parents, Steven Oliver and Madeline Luke; a daughter-in-law, Jennifer Davis Renfro; and a grandson, Nathan “Bud” Renfro.
Survivors include his wife of over 39 years, Mary Laverne Havard of Trinity; four sons and their spouses, Donald Ray and Donna Renfro of Lufkin, Nathan Duane Renfro of Trinity, Charles Stevens and Lisa Oliver of Goodrich and Bryan Keith and Paula Oliver of Timpson; two brothers and their spouses, Edward and Peggy Oliver and Bobby and Imogene Oliver, all of Avenger; four sisters and their spouses, Ann Hutcherson of Trinity, Elaine and Lenvel Mosley of Onalaska, Josephine and Archie Renfro of Etoille and Polly and Paul O’Leary of Wiggins, Colo.; 17 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and friends; and a very special friend, Ms. Ruby Gilcrease.
Pallbearers included Keith Oliver, Steven Oliver, Travis Oliver, Paul Oliver, E.J. Browne, Andrew Browne, Randy Browne, Scott Renfro and Scooby Lanpier.
Honorary pallbearers were nephews.
Waller-Thornton Funeral Home of Trinity directed the arrangements.

Mary Lottie Bell Thompson
GROVETON – Services for Mary Lottie Bell Thompson, 93, of Groveton were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 3, 2007, in the Groveton Funeral Home with Barbara Campbell and Ned Chipley officiating.
Burial followed in the Zion Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Thompson died Saturday, June 30, in Crockett.
She was born May 21, 1914, in Trinity County and was a homemaker. She was a member of the Flat Prairie Congregational Methodist Church.
Survivors include two sons and their spouses, Albert and Deanna Thompson of Martinsville and Don and Pauline Thompson of Pennington; a daughter and her spouse, Bettye and Lanny Stubblefield of Porter; a sister, Olie V.; a brother, J.W. Tipton; 23 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives and friends.
Groveton Funeral Home directed the arrangements.









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