| East Texas News - Obituaries
San Jacinto Newstimes - October 19, 2008 - November 2, 2008
Beverly Kaye Drobina, 61, of Shepherd, Texas, passed away Wednesday, October 15, 2008. She was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana on February 28, 1944 to Warren Glenn Trumps and Virgie Mae Trumps-Koteras who preceded her in death. Graveside services were held at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, October 18, 2008. Rocky Springs Cemetery, Huntington, Texas. Survivors include her husband, Joe Drobina; son, Troy Allen Bailey; daughters, Yulanda Cowan and husband, Vernon, Kyla Robinson, Beverly Rollins, Michaelle Bailey; grandchildren, Stephen, Amy, Lacey, Mark, Daniel, Josh, Heather, David, Dalton, Skielar, Amber, Brianna, and Tyler; great-grandchildren, Stephen Jr., and Thomas; brother, Lynn Anthony Trumps and wife, Cindy Ann; step-father, Alloyisus Koteras; numerous nieces, nephews and a host of other loving family members and friends.
Anna Jane Hundl, age 68, of Livingston, Texas, passed away Thursday, October 16, 2008. She was born in Cleveland, Texas on January 20, 1940 to Mack J. and Pennie Ann Sherman. She is preceded in death by her father, Mack J. Sherman and her son, Jay Mack Henderson. Survivors include her loving husband, Dennis D. Hundl; mother Pennie A. Sherman Stuard; son, Dwayne Corley; daughters, Deanna Lee Henderson, Donna Henry; sisters, Settie Lee Johnston and husband, Jerry, Lafern Wilkerson; brother, Eugene Sherman; with numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and other loving and caring family members and friends. Funeral services were held Sunday, October 19, 2008, 3:00 p.m. at Pace- Stancil Funeral Home Chapel, Cleveland, Texas with interment at Pace- Stancil Memorial Rest Gardens.
Dee Rush, age 75, of Cleveland, Texas, passed away Wednesday, October 15, 2008. He was born in Rockwall, Texas on July 6, 1933 to Floyd E. and Emma L. Rush who preceded him in death along with his daughter, Penny Rush. Survivors include his loving wife, Doye Rush, sons, Jeff Rush and wife, Cindy, Wayne Willett and wife, Kim; step-son, William Mettlen and wife, Wilma; daughters, Nancy Copley and husband, Robert, Connie Hawthorne and husband, James; step-daughters, Mary Terino, Rudy Ford and husband, Kelly, Tanja Joslin and husband, John; grandchildren, Steven Taylor, Daniel, Douglas, Samantha, Shelby, Marcus, Mindy, Ashley, Josh, Selina; numerous great-grandchildren; brother, Ernie Rush and wife, Sue; sister, Dorothy Simmons and husband, James; and so many other loving and caring family members and treasured friends. Funeral services were held Friday, October 17, 2008, 9:30 a.m. at Pace- Stancil Funeral Home Chapel, Cleveland, Texas with interment at Morgan Cemetery, Cleveland, Texas.
Edna Bernice Settle, 86 of Shepherd, Texas, passed away Wednesday, October 15, 2008. She was born in Belfast, Arkansas on April 25, 1922 to James Henry and Ruth Marsh who preceded her in death along with her brothers, Joe Marsh, James Marsh Jr., Robert Marsh, Calvin Wayne Marsh and sister, Dorothy Stevenson. Survivors include her son, Oliver Wayne Settle; step-son, Ken Grau; daughters, Velma Thompson, Kathy Auzston, Bernice Burks, Sandra Mc- Clain and husband, Jim; grandchildren, Ricky, Curtis, Stephen, Rodger, Kevin, Jason, Rusty, David, Brandy, Susan, Kim, Kelly, Kara, Wayne, Tracy; twelve great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and many other cherished family members and treasured friends. Special thanks to Carolyn Williams with Odyssey Hospice of Conroe. Funeral services were held Saturday, October 18, 2008, 3:00 p.m. at Pace-Stancil Funeral Home Chapel, Cleveland, Texas with interment at Farley Chapel Cemetery, Shepherd, Texas.
John Robert Shelly, 70, of Huntsville went home to be with the Lord on October 17, 2008. He is preceded in death by his parents, Jesse James and Jessie Lee Shelly, brothers, Milton, Edward, Melvin, Ernest, Roy, Jessie, Walter, sisters Berniece , Annie and Joyce. He is survived by his loving devoted wife of forty-seven years Barbara, daughter Pam Upchurch and husband Danny of Huntsville, son David Shelly and wife Vicki of Coldspring, son Troy Shelly and wife Mindy of Willis, brother Marvin Shelly and wife Jo Ann of Huntsville, sister Lois Batchelor of Carrollton, sister Mary Rea and husband Wayne of Navasota and numerous other loving relatives. He also leaves to cherish his memory his pride and joy, his grandchildren, Kelsee, Caleb, Brittany and Brandon. Service was held on Monday Oct 20, at 11 a.m. in the Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. In lieu of fl owers the family request donations be made to Hospice Care of the Southwest at 2040 North Loop 336 West, Suite 324 in Conroe, Texas 77304.
Sally Ann Odom, 72, of Oakhurst, Texas, passed away Wednesday, October 15, 2008. She was born in Oakhurst, Texas on October 9, 1935 to Harvey and Lilla Aden. She is survived by her husband, James Odom and many other loving family members. Arrangements were made through Pace-Stancil Funeral Home, Cleveland, Texas.
Bernice Turner, age 75, of Cleveland, Texas, passed away Friday, October 17, 2008. She was born in Cleveland, Texas on September 1, 1933 to Sullivan and Evia Blocker. Graveside service were held 2:00 p.m., Sunday, October 19, 2008 Bear Creek Cemetery, Cleveland, Texas. Bro. Carl Williamson of Calvary Baptist Church offi ciated the service. Survivors include her husband, J.B. “Boots” Turner; sons, Gene Austin Turner and wife, Carol, Jimmy Turner and wife, Dorothy; grandchildren, Richey Austin and wife, Wendy, Jimmy Turner and wife, Shauna, Keith Turner, Heith Turner; great-grandchildren, Ashley Austin and Bethany Austin with numerous nieces, nephews and a host of other loving family members and friends