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Polk County Enterprise - Obituaries
For the Week of November 11, 2007 - November 18, 2007
Copyright 2007 - Polk County Publishing Company

Virgil M. Reeves
LIVINGSTON -- Funeral services for Virgil M. Reeves, 91, of Diboll were held Friday, Nov.
9, 2007, in the Pace Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Paul Mattlen and the Rev. Nathan Scoggins officiating.  Burial followed in Farley Chapel Cemetery in
Mr. Reeves died on Nov. 6 at his residence.
He was born in Houston County on Sept. 9, 1916. He was a farmer. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Johnny and Willie Reeves; his wife, Frances Reeves and three children, Floyd, Dottie and Marie Reeves.
Survivors include his children, Beverly Gail McDonald of Anahuac, James Russell Reeves of Liberty, Richard Melvin Reeves of Pollok, Debbie L. Cross of Onalaska, Randy Reeves of Quitman, Ark. and Kelvin Reeves of Diboll; three brothers, Robert Reeves of Center, Bud Reeves of Florida and
Dub Reeves of Jasper; one sister, Minnieola Reeves of Texas and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, other family and friends.
Pallbearers were Russell Taylor, Alex Reeves, Timothy Reeves, Christopher Smith, Garson Evans and Toby Reeves.
To sign the online guestbook, go to pacefuneral.com.

Frank M. Bullock
LIVINGSTON – Funeral services for Frank M. Bullock, 74, were held Friday, Nov. 9, 2007, in the Cochran Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Phil Love and the Rev. Wayne Landrum officiating. Burial followed in Magnolia Hill Cemetery. Military honors were provided by VFW Post 8568.
Mr. Bullock died Wednesday, Nov. 7, in Memorial Health System of East Texas in Lufkin.
He was born Jan. 9, 1933 in Magee, Miss., the son of Henry and Martha Whatley Bullock. He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Marie Bullock; brother, Homer Bullock; sister, Virginia Parker and brothers-in-law, Charles Ray Overstreet, Ralph Welton Overstreet and Charles Myers.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Bullock of Livingston; daughters and sons-in-law, Regina Bullock of Livingston, Brenda and Alan Weaver of Huntington Beach, Calif., Melinda and Scott Duff of Big Sandy and Ella Ripp of Erie, Pa.; sons and daughters-in-law, Don Bullock of Livingston, John and Jessica Bullock of Sanger, John and Sandi Ward of Edmonds, Wash. and Robert and Claudia Cater of Shepherd; 27 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; sisters and brothers-in-law, Missiouri Myers, Rachael and Alvin Myers, Loretta Shaw and Lacey Bullock, all of Pinola, Miss., brothers-in-law, James Barker of Braxton, Miss., James and Faye Cain of Livingston, Donald and Sue Cain of Segno, Leamon and Shirley Cain of Segno, Bill Cain of Hearne, Bobby Cain of Hearne, Charley Ray Cain of Segno, Clarence and Betty Overstreet of Livingston and Larry and Kay Overstreet of Lufkin and sisters-in-law, Ruth Cain of Segno, Barbara and Floyd Foxworth of Livingston and Barbara Jane Overstreet of Livingston.
Pallbearers were Robert Cater, Scott Duff, Garry Cater, D.J. Bullock, Sam Cain, Daniel Cain, Clifford James and Ashley Bullock.

Jason Dewayne Yarbrough
LIVINGSTON – Funeral services for Jason Dewayne Yarbrough, 24, were held Friday, Nov. 9, 2007, in the Cochran Funeral Home Chapel, with Chaplain Mike Maness and Mrs. Limbrick officiating. Burial followed in Magnolia Hill Cemetery.
He was born Aug. 10, 1983 in Galveston and died Tuesday, Nov. 6, at his residence in Livingston.
Survivors include his mother and dad, Ina and L.J. Broussard of Livingston; brother, Travis Calvet of Livingston; brother and sister-in-law, Jimmy and Tara Yarbrough of Tahoe, Calif.; grandparents, Raymond and Ida Barrett of Livingston; step-grandparents, Gerald and Bernella Broussard of Branch, La.; aunts and uncles, Brent and Melissa Barnard of Livingston and Roxanne and Lonnie Matthews of Branch, La.; uncle and aunt, Raymond and Chelene Barrett of Tarkington and numerous other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers were Bo Tolar, Jackie Wideman, Timmy Leggett, Raymond Barrett, Brent Barnard, Zachary Barnard, Ricky Edwards and Travis Calvet. Honorary pallbearers were Joe LeBlanc, Jerry LeBlanc, Charlie LeBlanc and Howard LeBlanc.

Don Owen
LIVINGSTON – Funeral services for Don Owen, 65, were held Saturday, Nov. 10, 2007, in the Cochran Funeral Home Chapel, with Deacon Bill Rudolph officiating.
Mr. Owen died Wednesday, Nov. 7, in Conroe Regional Medical Center, Conroe.
He was born July 17, 1942 in Harrisburg, Ill., the son of Leslie and Evelie Morris Owen.
Survivors include his wife, Eunice Owen of Goodrich; sisters, Helen Smith and Shirley Denton, both of Harrisburg, Ill.; many nieces and nephews; brothers-in-law, Ray and Kathy Jones of Cleveland, Glenn Jones of Cedar Lake, Ind. and Donald Jones of Chester; sisters-in-law, Ann and Jeff Ratajczak of Burnham, Ill., Doris and Michael Ratajczak of Westfield, Ind. and Joyce and Eric Odegard of Cleveland; mother-in-law, Margaret Jones of Cleveland and many friends.
Pallbearers were John Jones, Sean Jones, Matthew Odegard, Nicholas Odegard, Douglas Ratajczak, Andy Ratajczak, Denzel Owen, Ron Owen and Jeff Owen.

Harry Earl Hall
CORRIGAN – Funeral services for Harry Earl Hall, 76, of Houston were held Saturday, Nov. 10, 2007, in Shiloh United Methodist Church in Moscow, with the Rev. LouAnn Hall Franklin officiating. Interment followed in Shiloh Cemetery, Moscow.
Mr. Hall was born Jan. 27, 1931 to Joe Hall Jr. and Orsis Robbins Hall in Moscow and died Friday, Nov. 2, in Houston.
At an early age, he accepted Christ and grew up in Evans Chapel Baptist Church, across the highway. He attended public schools in Moscow and later worked at the local sawmill. After relocating to Houston, he started his own landscaping business. He united in holy matrimony to Thedis Marie Knighton and to this union one child was born, Gloria Hall Durgens.
He was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers, Leon Hall, John Hall, Roosevelt Hall and James Hall.
Survivors include his daughter, Gloria H. Durgens; son-in-law, James Durgens Jr.; granddaughter, Marie Durgens Burros; two great-granddaughters, Courtney Durgens and Calah Burros; sister, Arzula McCarter; three brothers, Rubin Hall Sr., Kara Hall Sr. and Donnis Hall; sister-in-law, Charlsie Hall and a host of other relatives and friends.
His nephews served as pallbearers and his brothers served as honorary pallbearers.
Corrigan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Judith Ann Shaw
COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. – Judith Ann Shaw, 66, died on Oct. 26, 2007, following a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by family.
She was born Feb. 20, 1941 in Herrington, Kan. to William Barrett (deceased) and Dorothy Rickel Barrett. She moved to Colorado Springs in 1955.
Survivors include her husband of 48 years, Richard; her daughter, Lori; mother, Dorothy Wright, formerly of Leggett; grandchildren, Matthew, Lindsey and Benjamin; aunt, Jeannine McConiga; cousins and sisters and brothers-in-law.
Mrs. Shaw worked as an accountant for several firms all her adult life. She enjoyed reading, decorating, gardening, puzzles, playing bridge and spending time with her family.
A memorial service was held Saturday, Nov. 3 at Fairview Cemetery.







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