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Polk County Enterprise - Obituaries
For the Week of September 23, 2007 - September 30, 2007
Copyright 2007 - Polk County Publishing Company



Charles Ray "Bo" Langley
JASPER – Funeral services for Charles Ray “Bo” Langley, 46, of Houston will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, 2007, at the Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home Chapel in Burkeville, with burial to follow in Dickerson Cemetery.
Mr. Langley died Sunday, Sept. 23, in St. Joseph Hospital in Houston. A native of Loton, Okla. and former longtime Burkeville resident, he had lived in Houston since 1984.
Survivors include his mother, Katie Dickerson Cambron of Longview; father, Archie LeRoy Langley and stepmother, Marilyn Langley of Livingston; three brothers, Arnold Langley of Huntsville, Marvin Langley of Longview and Paul Langley of Henderson; sister, Mary Ann of Livingston; special nephews, William Randy Langley; special aunt and uncle, Betty and Steve Peveto; seven nieces and nephews and several aunts and uncles.

Guy Ree Jackson
LIVINGSTON – Funeral services for Guy Ree Jackson, 78, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007, at Livingston Church of God in Christ, with Supt. Rayford Chimney officiating. Burial will follow in Greenfield Cemetery in Livingston. Military honors will be provided by VFW Post 8568.
Mr. Jackson died Saturday, Sept. 22, in the VA Hospital in Houston.
He was born Oct. 2, 1928 in Houston, the son of Douglas and Fannie Hardaway Jackson. He was preceded in death by his parents; niece, Jennifer Ward and nephew, Avery Watson.
Survivors include his sisters, Lillie Mae Colquitt of Livingston and Willie Watson of Houston; brother, Douglas Jackson of Pasadena; aunt, Elizabeth Bonds of Riverside, Calif.; devoted nieces, Lena White and Patsy Richmond, both of Houston; devoted cousins, Bettye King, Lorene Horn and Gracie Darden; devoted caregivers, Alicia, Otto Lyons and Larue Lyons and members of the VFW.
Pallbearers will be members of Livingston VFW Post 8568.
Cochran Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ruth Ola McGee
CLEVELAND – Ruth Ola McGee, also known as Nee Naw,  died Sunday, Sept. 23, 2007 in Cleveland Health Care Center, Cleveland, at the age of 94.
She was born Thursday, July 31, 1913, in Livingston to the late William Martin Murphy and the late Cynthia Jane Harvill. She was preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years, William Alexander.
Survivors include her sons, William Martin and wife Virginia McGee and Charlie Lee and wife Paula McGee; daughters, Lavada “Jane” and husband Bill Johnson, Blanche Ruth and husband Frank Richard Ridley, Judy and husband Eddie Jr. Vasquez and Gayle and husband Bobby Griswold; 14 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great-grandchildren.
Services were held Wednesday, Sept. 26, at Neal Funeral Home in Cleveland, with Bro. Monty Odom officiating. Interment followed in Cleveland City Cemetery.

Betty Lou Mauro
LIVINGSTON – A memorial service for Betty Lou Mauro, 81, of Livingston was held Sept. 25, 2007 at Pace Funeral Home, with Harold Isaacs officiating.
Mrs. Mauro was known as someone with a great love of life and who was always on a positive note.  Her greatest joy was to care for her loved ones.  She found great pleasure in cooking and
cleaning for her family.  She was known as someone with a quick, dry wit, fast on the draw, hard to
keep up with and, above all, was selfless, and always put the needs of others first.  
She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Mauro.
Survivors include daughter, Diana Worth of Livingston; two grandsons, Jayson Worth and Johnny Worth of Livingston and one great-grandson, River Payton Worth.
To sign the online guestbook, go to pacefuneral.com.

Bobby White
CORPUS CHRISTI -- Bobby White died on Sept. 24, 2007 after a short illness.
He was born in Livingston on Jan. 18, 1925.  His college career at Sam Houston was interrupted when he joined the military during World War II, but he came back and graduated with a bachelor of science degree in accounting.  After 35 years with Exxon, Mr. White retired in 1982 and formed the Bob White Fire and Safety Company where he traveled around South Texas installing, inspecting, and servicing fire extinguishers and visiting with old and new friends.  For 45 years Bob was an active member of First United Methodist Church of Bishop where he served as treasurer and in various other positions. 
He was preceded in death by his father, Patrick White; and mother, Betty (DeDe) Hennington Hobson.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Laurine Rust White; children, Cheryl Ditsler, LaNell Hester, Debbie and Billy Griffith; grandchildren, Aimee Ditsler and Brad Pavlicek, Tonya Ditsler and James Patrick, BJ and Andy Griffith, JaNell Hester and great grandchildren, Madeline and Hunter Pavlicek.
A memorial service was held on Wednesday, Sept. 26, at First United Methodist Church in Bishop.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 387, Bishop, TX 78343, or CHRISTUS Spohn Kieschnick Guest House, 600 Elizabeth, Corpus Christi, TX 78404.

Levete Wheeler Alexander
LIVINGSTON – Funeral services for Levete Wheeler Alexander, 75, of Livingston will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, 2007, at Beech Creek Assembly of God in Livingston. Interment will follow in the Reservation Cemetery.
A full obituary will be published in Sunday’s Enterprise. Cochran Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


 

 





 



 

 

 

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