John Aubrey Brockman
TRINITY – Services for John Aubrey Brockman, 89, of Huntsville and formerly of Trinity were held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 25, 2008, in Star City, Ark.
Burial followed on Saturday, July 26, in Leak Cemetery.
Mr. Brockman died Tuesday, July 22.
He was born May 27, 1919, in Star City, Ark. and was retired from Trinity Portland Cement. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Masonic Lodge and bricklayer’s union.
Survivors include a daughter, Mary Sue “Suzie” Brockman Crews of Huntsville; three sisters, Sibyl Brown, Margaret Garner and Judy Harvey; grandchildren, Casey Lee Canton, Johnny Canton, Ricky Canton, Debra Conner and Mitchel Crews; step-great-grandchildren, Tyler, Cody, Madison, Cole Canton, Roland Wyatt, Tiffany, Wyatt, Blake Crews, Brendan Crews and Ashland Crews; and eight step-great-great-grandchildren.
Trinity Funeral Home directed the arrangements.
Louis Virgil Flowers
GROVETON – Services for Louis Virgil Flowers, 88, of Groveton were held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 28, 2008, in the Groveton Funeral Home with Bro. Lewis Jones officiating.
Burial followed in Rosevine Cemetery in Sabine County.
Mr. Flowers died Thursday, July 24, in Lufkin.
He was born March 16, 1920, in Hurst and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Groveton.
Survivors include his wife, Gladys Flowers of Groveton; two daughters and a son-in-law, Kathy and Joe Murray of Porter and Derra Rohan of Oceanside, Calif.; a sister, Iva Ferguson of Lumberton; three grandchildren, Tony, Jeremy and Krystal Murray, all of Porter; and a number of other relatives and friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that memorial contributions be made to the Hospice in the Pines or the First Baptist Church of Groveton.
Groveton Funeral Home directed the arrangements.
Robert D. Lee
COMANCHE – Services for Robert D. Lee, 74, of Brownwood were held at 1 p.m. Monday, July 28, 2008, in the Heartland Funeral Home Chapel of Comanche with Stephen Schwartz, David Whisenhunt, Jamie Smith and Blake Biessener officiating.
Burial followed in the Comanche County Garden of Memories.
Mr. Lee died Friday, July 25, at the Kindred S.W. Medical Center in Fort Worth.
He was born Dec. 6, 1933, in Gorman, the son of the late Joe B. and Alice Moore Lee. He was married to Rita Joan in Comanche County on June 8, 1955.
Mr. Lee was a long time educator and football coach. His most recent position concluded with a winning six-man football team at Zephyr at the age of 73.
He also was an avid genealogist and a member of the Sons of the American Revolution. He served in the U.S. Army in Germany and was a member of the Baptist Church.
Mr. Lee had resided in Brownwood for the past five years.
Survivors include his wife, Joan Lee of Brownwood; a daughter and her spouse, Vicky and Rick Biessener of Brownwood; a son and his spouse, Jon and Ingrid Lee of Lovelady; a brother and his spouse, Calvin and Ronda Lee of Brownwood; a sister-in-law and her spouse, Karen and Larry Dansbee of Montgomery; 16 grandchildren, Rachel of Dallas, Vallery of Waco, Tahra of Round Rock, Blake of the U.S. Marine Corps, Ashe, Mariah and Shayla, all of Brownwood, Robert and Nicole Lee of Lovelady, Kristie of Lubbock, Nathan of Dallas, Sarah, Hannah, Samuel, Jade, Zachary and Curtis, all of Lovelady; and three great-grandchildren, Nathan, Julie and Chelsea.
Heartland Funeral Home of Comanche directed the arrangements.