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Polk County Enterprise - Obituaries
For the Week of October 7, 2007 - October 14, 2007
Copyright 2007 - Polk County Publishing Company



Mary Alice Cain
LIVINGSTON -- Funeral services for Mary Alice Cain, 76, of Segno were held Thursday,
Sept. 27, 2007 in the Pace Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Rex
Hendrix and the Rev. Mitchell Murphy officiating. Interment followed in Magnolia Hill Cemetery in Segno.
She loved to cook and garden and spend time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Cain is preceded in death by her husband, the late Marshall Cain Sr. and two sisters, Estella Loftin and Lounell Steagall.
She is survived by her two sons, Marshall Cain Jr. and wife Kay and John Michael Cain and wife Denise; one daughter, Sissie Hendrix and husband Gary; one
brother, Tom Gay and wife Mildred; sister, Lea Kuirtz; brother-in-law, Fredrick Wayne Cain and wife Neda; sister-in-law, Georgia Cain; five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Michael Cain, Rodney Hendrix, Chad Summers, Bradley Farrar, Joel Hendrix and Wesley Cain.  Honorary Pallbearers were Buddy Steagall,
Wayne Russell, Virgil Cain, James Richard Gay and Tony Yaw.
To sign the online guestbook go to pacefuneral.com.

Dolly Fay Jones
CLEVELAND -- Dolly Fay Jones, 64, of Cleveland died on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2007.
She was born in DeBerry on May 30, 1943 to Odis and Emma Lorene Hill. She is preceded in death by Virgil Glenn Jones.
 Survivors include her daughters, Judy Haden and Jim, Glenda Akins and Robert and Rhonda Estenson; son, Nickey Jones and Tammy; sisters, Geri Kirkland and Sadie Hill; brother, Jim Hill; grandchildren, Bobbie Autrand, Robby Akins, Robert Akins, Jr., Henry W. Boles, Merissa Mahan, Jeffery Boles and Clint Jones; great-grandchildren, Joseph, Justin, Scarlet, Heaven and Haley; numerous nieces, nephews and many other cherished family members and friends.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, at Pace-Stancil Funeral Home Chapel, Cleveland.

Bennie Earl Potter
LIVINGSTON – Funeral services for Bennie Earl Potter, 64, were held Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007, in the Cochran Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Joe Kiff officiating. Burial followed in Camp Ruby Cemetery. Melrose Lodge No. 1294 conducted Masonic graveside services.
Mr. Potter died Wednesday, Sept. 26, in Spring Branch Hospital in Houston.
He was born March 24, 1943 in Houston, the son of Earl and Agnes Lewis Potter. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Betty Rodgers.
Survivors include his wife, Ann Potter of Houston; daughters and sons-in-law, Gail Potter Buras and Doug of Houston, Melissa Martinelli Hardin and Andy of Atlanta, Ga., Patricia Potter Evans and Robert of Humble, Sharon Rutledge Dunson of Willis and Karen Rutledge Nichols and Bob of Cooper City, Fla.; son-in-law, Eric Martinelli of Atlanta, Ga.; brother, Wayne Lewis of Arlington; sisters, Alta Altenreid of Dayton, Donna Clark of Houston and Lola Graham of Dayton and grandchildren, Tia and Cory Buras, Steven Martinelli, Drew, Jared and Hannah Hardin, Kassye, Ryan, Rob, Rhett and Rory Dunson and Travis, Lyndsay and Ashley Nichols.
Pallbearers were Chris Altenreid, Steven Martinelli, Travis Nichols, Ryan Dunson, Rob Dunson, Bobby Monk, Joey Kiff and Adam Clark.

Levete Wheeler Alexander
LIVINGSTON – Funeral services for Levete Wheeler Alexander, 75, were held Thursday, Sept. 27, 2007, in Beech Creek Assembly of God, with Bro. Don Goodwin officiating. Burial followed in Indian Reservation Cemetery. Military honors were provided by VFW Post 8568.
Mr. Alexander died Monday, Sept. 24, in Dogwood Trails Manor in Woodville.
He was born Jan. 3, 1932 in Polk County. He was preceded in death by his mother, Phoebe Alec John; son, Glendale Williams and grandparents, Rhoda Alec and husband Joe.
Survivors include his wife, Lucille Alexander of Livingston; daughters and sons-in-law, Donna Shendo, Carlene and Brady Bullock of Livingston, Norma and Sherald Sylestine of Flint and Kay and Quanah Whitethunder of Livingston; son, John Alexander of Livingston; stepdaughter, Ann Spencer of Goose Creek, S.C.; 21 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; brother, Joe John of Indian Springs and aunt, Weaver Battise of Livingston.
Pallbearers were Edmond Bullock, Neal Bullock, Obrey Alec, Len Sylestine, Lonnie Battise and Darth Battise.
Cochran Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Sarah M. Findley
LIVINGSTON – Funeral services for Sarah M. Findley, 54, were held Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007, in the Cochran Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Rick Rankin, the Rev. Gerald Reeves and the Rev. Kevin Kleinhenz officiating. Burial followed in Big Sandy Cemetery.
Mrs. Findley died Tuesday, Sept. 25, in Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston.
She was born Jan. 29, 1953 in Waco, the daughter of Raul and Guadalupe Gasca Meza. She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Misty Spring Meza; grandchild, Joseph Wayne Ramirez and brother, Bobby Meza.
Survivors include her husband, Edward Findley of Livingston; sons and daughters-in-law, Edward Allen and Adron Findley of Livingston, Lewis and Tish Findley of Livingston and Edwards Wayne Findley II of Livingston; daughters and sons-in-law, Sarah Rene and Victor Vega of Livingston and Gina and Tony Salas of Fort Worth; brothers, Roy Meza of Waco, Rick Meza of Austin, Paul Meza of Fort Worth and Gilbert Martinez of Denver, Colo.; sisters, Hope La Mont of Fort Worth and Nina Estrada of Fort Worth and 15 grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Roman Reeves, Doug Walding, Dennis Findley, Mat Findley, Demtrice Cooper and Louis Fresquez. Honorary pallbearers were Roland Reeves, Bobby Meza, Eddie Harvey, Jerry La Mont, Allen Findley and Ernie McClendon.


 

 





 



 

 

 

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