Billie Jean Clark, age 77, of Shepherd, Texas, passed away Saturday, July 26, 2008. She was born in Nashville, Tennessee on December 10, 1930 to Walter and Beulah Newman. Survivors include her loving husband, Robert Clark; daughters, Sandra Maher, Lynda Tuttle and husband, Ron; sons, Johnny Lackey and wife, Dixie, Donald Lackey and wife, Shelia, Larry Lackey and wife, Ana, Ricky Bock; grandchildren, Jay, Cheryl, Donnie, and Leigh Lackey, Krystal Kesterson, Jason Kyle, Jade Lackey, Charles Beverly, J.R., Dillon, and Sara Tuttle; 10 great-grandchildren; and so many other loving family members and caring friends. Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 29, 2008, 1 p.m. at Pace- Stancil Funeral Home Chapel, Cleveland, Texas with interment at Farley Chapel Cemetery, Shepherd, Texas.
Elmer June Miller, age 73, of Point Blank, Texas, passed away Monday July 28, 2008. She was born in Henderson County, Texas on July 31, 1934 to Elmer and O’Rene Gunstanson who preceded her in death along with her sister, Billie Aishman; and two brothers Kenneth and Larry Gunstanson. Survivors include her loving and devoted husband, Walton H. Miller; sisters, Rachel Osbon of Canton, Texas, Wanda Snider of Huntsville, Texas, Judy Johnston of Dallas, Texas, Shirley Tadlock and husband, Buddy of Dallas, Texas; brothers, Michael Gunstanson of Tyler, Texas, Roger Gunstanson of Huntsville, Texas; sisters-in-law, Margaret Shannon of Coldspring, Texas, Gladys Bennett of Dallas, Texas; brothers-in-law, W.K. Miller and wife, Leona of Pearland, Texas, Robert G. Miller and wife, Juanita of Beaumont, Texas; uncle and aunt, William O. and Ida Gunstanson; many nieces, nephews, cousins and other cherished family members and treasured friends. Dr. Don M. Shannon will conduct funeral services Thursday, July 31, 2008, 1:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Coldspring, Coldspring, Texas. Visitation will be prior to the service starting at 10 a.m.