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Verna Mae Baker
TRINITY -- A celebration of life service for Verna Mae Baker, 71, was held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 20, 2010 at Waller-Thornton Funeral Home in Trinity with the Rev. David Beaty officiating. Mrs. Baker died Friday, July 16, in Conroe. She was born April 1, 1939, in Rupert, Idaho, and she worked for Wal-Mart for several years. Being a mother and grandmother was the joy of her life and she had a great love for cats. On special occasions she would be given a cat to add to her large collection. She is preceded in death by her mother; Ethel Smith; her father, Vern Carraway; and a brother, Richard Leroy Carraway. Survivors include her children, Debbie Camp and husband Ricky, Melinda Kaemmerling and husband Kevin, Tommy Baker and Dee Roundy, and Tina Langley and friend John Hanson; a sister, Mary Graham; her grandchildren, Heith and Kristie Williams, Nicole and David Ball, Little John II, Jessica Langley, Christofer Ellington, Kristie Davis, Randy Davis, Sarah Langley, Drew Procher, Nicolas Ellington; her great-grandchildren, Denise Williams, April Zay Williams, Riley Ellington, Dalton Ball, Christian Ball, Devyn Ball, Emma Langley, Little Johnny Langley, Blake Davis, Stormie Davis, Colby Davis; and a number of other relatives. Waller-Thornton Funeral Home of Trinity directed the arrangements.
Terri Lynn Carpenter
TRINITY – Services for Terri Lynn Carpenter,, 55, were held at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 17, 2010 at Waller-Thornton Funeral Home in Trinity with the Rev. Leroy Brown officiating. Burial followed in Antioch Cemetery of Lovelady. Mrs. Carpenter died Tuesday, July 13, in Huntsville. She was born Nov. 11, 1954, in Houston, She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister. She enjoyed being a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her father, Ernest Glenn; and her father and mother-in-law Harold Duane and Carmelita Carpenter. Survivors include her husband of 28 years, Bruce Duane Carpenter; two sons, Chris Carpenter and his fiancée Tiffany Hester and Jeremy Carpenter; her mother, Herta Sholl Adams; four siblings, Sherrie Cotman, Erica Leo, Nora Fingleman and Daniel Glenn; a granddaughter, Cambryn Carpenter. Siblings; and a number of other relatives. Waller-Thornton Funeral Home of Trinity directed the arrangements.
Clara Ann Hall French
TRINITY -- Memorial services for Clara Ann Hall French, 63, of Trinity were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 18, 2010, at Waller-Thornton Funeral Home of Trinity with Pastor Lynn Gentry officiating. She died Thursday, July 15, at her residence. Ms. French was born March 22, 1947, in Conroe, and was employed as a long haul truck driver for Easley Transportation for more than 40 years. She loved to trout line fish and enjoyed being with her family. She was preceded in death by her first husband; Joseph William Green; her second husband, Allen French; and a sister, Gwendolyn Petry. Survivors include two daughters, Billie Wars/Lively and husband David, and LeeAnn Cain and husband Chuck; six grandchildren, Michael Broadway, Glenn Ashley, James William Kolb, Anthony Keith Hunter, Tiffany Cherie Hunter and Nickkie Amber Reyes; four great-grandchildren, Levi Friesen, A.J., Hunter, Dakota Hunter and Chloe Hunter; and a number of other relatives. Waller-Thornton Funeral Home of Trinity directed the arrangements.
Bette Louise Davis Keys
TRINITY -- Memorial services for Bette Louise Davis Keyes, 82, were held on Monday, July 26, 2010, at Waller-Thornton Funeral Home in Trinity with the Rev. Leroy Brown officiating. She died Friday, July 16, in Groveton. Mrs. Keys was born Feb. 23, 1928, in Riverton, Ill. and received a Bachelors Degree in medical technology from the St. John School of Technology and Sacred Heart Academy. She has been employed with Conroe Regional Medical Center of Conroe, Queen's Hospital of Hawaii and Peekwood Laboratory in Australia. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenlon Stuart Keys on July 21, 2009; a sister, Gertrude Fanale; her parents, Carius Russell and Elsie Davis; and a brother-in-law, Frances Hickey. Survivors include a daughter and her spouse, Linda and Joe Fountain; a son, Kevin Keys; a sister, Francis Hickey; a sister-in-law and her spouse, Lois and Norman Ensrud; three grandchildren, Nathan Keys, Ian Fountain and Connor Fountain; and a number of other relatives. Waller-Thornton Funeral Home of Trinity directed the arrangements.
Evelyn Rosalee Metcalf Powell
TRINITY – Evelyn Rosalee Metcalf Powell of the Harbor Point subdivision in Trinity County died Saturday, July 10, 2010, at the Conroe Regional Medical Center in Conroe. Services will be held at a later date. Mrs. Powell was preceded in death by her husband, Elbert “Cookie” Wiley Powell, and her parents, Roy and Myrtle Metcalf. Survivors include two daughter, Kathline Schoolcraft of Illinois and Tammy Powell of Trinity; three siblings, Frankie Green of Harbor Point subdivision, Hershell Powell of Arizona and George Powell of Arizona; and nieces and nephews, John and Tammy Henry, Billie and Rocky Wren and Debbie Chance Trinity Funeral Home directed the arrangements.
Michele Elaine Williams Scott
TRINITY -- Memorial services for Michele Elaine Williams Scott, 49, were held at 11 a.m. Monday, July19, 2010 at the First United Methodist Church of Trinity with the Rev. Russ Munch and the Rev. Everett McCollum officiating. She died Thursday, July 15, in Houston. Mrs. Scott was born Jan. 11, 1961, in Atlanta, Ga., and worked as a daycare manager and as a dispatcher for a transportation company. She also loved working in the catering business. She enjoyed spending time camping and with her family. Survivors include two daughters, Samantha Scott and Elizabeth Meeks; Her parents, Alvin and JoAnne Williams; three sisters and their spouses, Janet Marie and Dan Sullivan, Marcia Ann and Don Baker and Carol Jean and Jeff Hale; grandchildren, Brendalynn Manley, Nikolas Angliss/Scott, Wren Howard and Harper Meeks; and a number of other relatives. Waller-Thornton Funeral Home of Trinity directed the arrangements.
Arthur Mack Tolbert
DICKENSON – Services for Arthur Mack Tolbert, 66, were held Thursday, July 8, 2010, at the Crowder Funeral Home in Dickinson. Burial followed in the Forest Park East Cemetery in Webster. Mr. Tolbert died Monday, July 5. He was born Sept. 24, 1943, in Freeport, the son of Jack Marion and Ella Mae Shiflett Tolbert. Mr. Tolbert grew up in Texas City, but for several years he resided in Weldon, where his paternal grandparents lived. Mr. Tolbert was a graduate of La Marque High School and was a member of Pipefitters Local 211. He worked for 25 years for Becthel Corporation at Union Carbide in Texas City. He was a Vietnam War veteran and was a lifetime member of both the VFW Post 6378 and the American Legion Post 554. Mr. Tolbert was preceded in death by his father. Survivors include his mother, Ella Mae Shiflet Tolbert; his wife, Olivia Strom Tolbert; a son and his spouse, Andy and Keila Tolbert; his step-children and their spouses, Michael and Susie Strom and James and Carrie Menotti; two sisters and their spouses, Gladys and John Woodard and Fran and Loyd Morris; a brother and his spouse, Chet and Betty Tolbert; grandchildren, Madison and Mackenzie Tolbert, Clay and Cory Menotti and Robert Strom; and a number of nieces, nephews and friends. Pallbearers included John Woodard, John Woodard Jr., Richard Lopez, Michael Strom, James Menotti, David Strom, David Strom Jr., and Kenneth Strom. Honorary pallbearers were Andy Tolbert, Clay Menotti, Cory Menotti and Robert Strom. A honor guard was provided by the VFW and American Legion. Crowder Funeral Home of Dickinson directed the arrangements.
Rev. Kenneth Lloyd Allbright
TRINITY – Services for the Rev. Kenneth Lloyd Allbright, 81, were held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 7, 2010 at Waller-Thornton Funeral Home with the Rev. Walter Deptula officiating. Burial followed in Clapp Cemetery. The Rev. Allbright died Sunday, July 4, in Conroe. He was born Sept. 28, 1928 in McAllen, Texas and was a retired independent painting contractor. Following his retirement, he became an ordained minister in 1981 and was serving as co-pastor for Good News Christian Fellowship Church of Lufkin. He also was the chaplain for The Woodland Heights Hospital. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Marceline Allbright; his second wife, Edna Merle Allbright; a son, Billy Wayne Allbright; two brothers, Danny Hazelett and Eugene Allbright; his mother, Viola Hazelett; and his father, Homer Allbright. Survivors include a son and his spouse, Johnny Lloyd and Bonny Allbright; a step-son and his spouse, Don and Pauline Mitchell; a sister, Shirley Viola Hazelett; a half-sister, Ruby Miles; grandchildren and their spouses, Jody Lloyd and Jennifer Allbright, Deanna Dawn “DeeDee” Allbright, Kelly Gene and Kimberly Allbright, Tony Allbright, Tiffany Ann Allbright; great-grandchildren, Kelsie Allbright, Madison Allbright, Ty Allbright, Tori Nicole Thomas and Sara Allbright; and a number of nieces, nephews and friends. Waller-Thornton Funeral Home of Trinity directed the arrangements.
Ingeborg Marie Kirschvink
TRINITY – Services for Ingeborg (Inge) Marie Kirschvink, 83, were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 10, 2010 at Waller-Thornton Funeral Home with the Rev. Leroy Brown officiating. Burial followed in Hopewell Cemetery of Normangee. Mrs. Kirschvink died Wednesday, July 7, in Trinity with her family at her side. She was born Aug. 3, 1926 in Hamburg, Germany. After volunteering to cook and care for servicemen during World War II, she attended nursing school in Germany and received an R.N. degree. In 1955 she came to Galveston, fell in love and began her life in the United States with her husband, John. She worked in John Sealy Hospital as a nurse. The family then moved to Taylor. Mrs. Kirschvink was extremely active and loved swimming, walking, bicycling, knitting and playing golf. Her passion was music and she played the She was preceded in death by her husband; John Edwin Kirschvink; two brothers, Friedmann Koller and Ernst Koller; and her parents, Ernst Josef and Emma Johanna Marie Koller Survivors include four children and their spouses, Dorothea Marie Kirschvink, Michael Ernst and Kacee Kirschvink, Emma Ruby Kirschvink and Julia Pearl and William Scott Burson; a sister-in-law, Charlotte Koller; 10 grandchildren; Nathan, Cameron and Kevin Kirschvink, Katie, Roslyn, Travis, Bethany Young, Mathew and Mitchell Burson; four nieces and nephews and their spouses, Hans and Hannelore Koller, Heide and Sabastian Duve, Jan Koller and Henning and Susanne Koller; and a number of other relatives. Waller-Thornton Funeral Home of Trinity directed the arrangements.
HUNTSVILLE – Services for Mary Mangham, 88, were held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 8, 2010, at Northside Baptist Church in Huntsville with the Rev. Reagan Cooksey officiating. Burial followed in Cedar Grove Cemetery in Trinity. Mrs. Mangham died Monday, July 5, in Huntsville. She was born Nov. 2, 1921, in Crockett, the daughter of John and Mary (Walker) Bell. She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, James H. “Buddy” Mangham Sr.; a daughter, Brenda Jenkins; and two sisters, Mildred Little and Reba Pyle. Survivors include two sons and their spouses, James H. and Linda Mangham Jr. and Mike and Nelda Mangham; seven grandchildren, Jackie Gardiner, Brandon Jenkins, John Jenkins, James Robert Mangham, Bobby Mangham, Justin Mangham and Clayton Mangham; 14 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandson; numerous nieces and nephews; as well as the loving family and residents of Ella Smither Nursing Home in Huntsville. The Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home in Huntsville directed the arrangements. Those wishing to leave memorial condolences for the family may do so at www.shmfh.com.
Bobby Charles Baker
CROCKETT – Services for Bobby Charles Baker, 62, of Lovelady were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 06, 2010 in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel in Crockett with Rev. Mike Loftin and Rev. C. F. Hazelwood officiating. Burial followed in the Lovelady Antioch Cemetery. Mr. Baker died Friday, July 2, in Huntsville Memorial Hospital. He was born July 25, 1947 in Blanchard and had resided in Lovelady for most of his life. Mr. Baker was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during the Vietnam Era. He was a member of the Dutch Oven Society. Mr. Baker was retired, having worked for Lovelady State Bank as second vice president and head cashier. His favorite thing was being “Papa Bob.” He loved to fish and tinker and he loved reading. He was preceded in death by his parents, E. J. and Mary Alice Baker and sister, Winnie Kay Baker Frey. Survivors include a son and his spouse, Justin and Kris Baker of Lovelady; a daughter and her spouse, TTione and Neal Currie of Trinity; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Brenda and Woody Reed of Magnolia and Cathy McHargue of Huntsville; a brother, Kenny Ray Baker of Barnes Switch; his children’s mother, Karen Baker of Trinity; seven grandchildren, Bailey Currie, Holden Currie, Lilly Sizemore, Cynthia Sizemore, Marshall Sizemore, all of Trinity and Morgan Thrasher and Ejay Baker of Lovelady; and a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Lovelady Antioch Cemetery Association, c/o Joan Little, 4846 C. R. 3455, Lovelady, Texas 75851.ت Callaway-Allee Funeral Home of Crockett directed the arrangements.
L’Roy Randall “Dilly” Burke
TRINITY – Services for L’Roy Randall “Dilly” Burke, 80, were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 3, 2010 at the First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Dan Alexander officiating. Burial followed in Trinity Cedar Grove Cemetery. Mr. Burke died Wednesday, June 30. He was born Sept. 10, 1929, in Trinity and was a graduate of Trinity High School. He remained life-long friends with his 1947-48 classmates. He served in the U.S. Army for three years during the Korean Conflict. He worked as a dental lab technician during this time, stationed at Fort Ord, Calif. While at Fort Ord he was a pitcher for the softball team and enjoyed going to San Francisco to listen to his favorite music, Jazz, which was one of his passions. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from Southwestern University in Georgetown and a Master of Education degree from Sam Houston State University. Mr. Burke began his teaching career at the San Antonio Academy. He also taught school and coached at Carona, N.M., Latexo and Trinity. His keen sense of humor was appreciated by many of his students while coaching and especially in the classroom. During his young years he was active playing high school sports and later while in college and in the military. Many of his students from San Antonio Academy have honored him with an endowment where by each year the most outstanding athlete receives the Coach Burke Cup. Mr. Burke was preceded in death by his parents, Delly Lloyd and Sarah “Toolie” Burke; two brothers Robert Lloyd and Sam Grady; and a sister-in-law, Betty Burke. Survived include his loving wife of 51 years, Bertie Burke; three daughters and their spouses, Stacy Rae Burke of Trinity, Kelly Louise and Ron Smith of Cleveland, Laurie Dee and Buddy Black of Trinity; six grandchildren, Simon Smith and wife, Jessica, of Elk City, Okla., James Smith of Cleveland, Cassie Kinsel, Emily Barge, Lauren and Brooke Black of Trinity; a number of nieces, nephews and friends; and a number of loving students who have stayed in touch all these many years. Pallbearers included Buddy Black, Ron Smith, Simon Smith, James Smith, Donnie Martin, Bobby Hasslocher, Richard Tenorio and Darren Cobb. Honorary pallbearers were Gene Walker, William Thompson, Doug Staton, Danny Van Dyke, Jeff “Sonny” Arnold, Bill Hoofnagle, Henry Price, Ernie Reesing and Johnny Smith. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that memorial contributions be made to the First Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 872, Trinity, Texas 75862; the San Antonio Academy, Coach Burke Endowment Fund, 117 East French Place, San Antonio, Texas, 78212-5899; or the Trinity Ex-Students Association, P.O. Box 1994, Trinity, Texas 75862. Waller-Thornton Funeral Home of Trinity directed the arrangements.
Wanda Darlene Hyerstay
TRINITY -- Wanda Darlene Hyerstay, 71, of Trinity died Mondayh, June 21, 2010 at a local hospital. Private services were held by the family. Ms. Hyerstay was born April 17, 1939, in Osceola, Iowa, the daughter of Lawrence and Thelma Cottrell. Survivors include her significant other, Bobby Grissom Sr. of Trinity; a daughter, Karla Kiernan of Trinity; a son, Steven Church of Juneau, Alaska; four step-children, Brenda Harvey, Bonnie Pack, Brian Grissom and Bobby Grissom Jr.; a sister, Evelyn Trenary of Cripple Creek, Colo.; three grandchildren, Justin Giese of Eugene, Ore., and Jesse and Kari Kiernan of Charlotte, N.C.; two great-grandchildren, Courtney and Dylan Giese of Eugene, Ore.; and nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends. An online register is available at www.brookefuneralservice.com. Brooke Funeral Home and Crematory of Huntsville directed the arrangements.
Virginia Lenora Miller
TRINITY -- Service for Virginia Lenora Miller, 87, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 4, 2010, at Waller-Thornton Funeral Home with the Rev. Randy Lowe officiating. Burial followed in the Trinity Cedar Grove Cemetery. Mrs. Miller died Tuesday, June 29, in Magnolia. She was born on Aug. 7, 1922, in Carter County, Okla. She was a Sunday School teacher and sang in her Assembly of God choir. Mrs. Miller was employed by the Pine Tree Country Club in Clarendon, Ark. and the Tomball Country Club in the proshop. She enjoyed playing golf when she could. Mrs. Miller grew a large garden every year and would can all kinds of vegetables and give the rest to family and friends. She loved to crochet and embroidery. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis Winfield Miller; a son, Michael Wayne Miller; a great-great-granddaughter; Mac-kenzie Leigh Hitchcock; six brothers and one sister; and her parentsm, Arthur & Eva Ligon. Survived include three daughters and their spouses, Velma Ann and Armin Ramirez, Willie Jo and Bobby Burt and LaWana Sue and Roger Pietsch; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; her loyal dog, Sasha; and a number of other relatives. Waller-Thornton Funeral Home in charge of arrangements
Donald Vernon Stolte
McKINNEY – Services for Donald Vernon Stolte, 86, formerly of Trinity and then Caddo, Okla., were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 17, 2010 at the First Presbyterian Church, 2000 White Ave, in McKinney with the Rev. John Blacklock officiating. Mr. Stolte’s ashes were interred at Oakwood Cemetery in Waco. He died Friday, June 25, in McKinney from complication incurred from a stroke he suffered on the eve of his 86th birthday. Born Aug. 17, 1923, in Waco, he was the son of Vernon George Stolte and Artie Loraine (Free) Stolte. Known as a tall (at six-feet, six inches), shy, fun-loving man, Mr. Stolte loved the outdoors and working in his garden. He was a voracious reader, loved bird watching and set up several birdhouses and feeders in his yard. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing and was an avid golfer playing with his special buddies until the age of 82. He was an Elder in the Presbyterian Church for many years and had a strong faith in the Lord. Mr. Stolte graduated from Waco High School in 1941, attended Baylor University for a semester before transferring to Texas Tech where he studied business management for two years. Then in Feb. 1943, he enlisted in the U. S. Navy and served three years in the Pacific aboard the USS Colorado until his honorable discharge in January 1946. After the war, he returned to Waco, graduating from 4C Business College. While there he met the love of his life, Mary Jane Davis, whom he ardently pursued and married on June 9, 1950. They just recently celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary. Mr. Stolte worked in management for Wm. Cameron Wholesale for many years, first in Waco, then in Odessa, and in Corpus Christi. However, after living through Hurricanes Beulah and Carla on the Gulf Coast, they decided it was time for a change. So he and Jane moved to Missouri. In Willard, Mo., he worked as a ranch manager overseeing the grounds, then grounds keeper for Emerson Company Guest House in Centralia. He retired at age 65 and moved back to Texas, but got bored quickly and went to work for JC Penney for another 15 years before retiring again. He was preceded in death by his parents; his grandparents, Fred and Minnie Alice (Wehrman) Stolte, and William and Sarah (Ogden) Free; his brother-in-law, A.P. Baker of Alpine; his sister-in-law, Nana Beth (O’Connor) Davis; and abrother-in-law and wife, Weldon and Kathryn “Polly” (Morgan) Davis of Lufkin. Survivors include his wife, Jane, two daughters and a son-in-law, Terry Stolte of McKinney and Katie and Paul Strief of Caddo, Okla.; a sister, Virginia “Gina” Baker of Alpine; a brother-in law and his spouse, Bill and Della Davis of Waco; a grand-godson and his spouse, Aaron and Susie Rodriguez and their son, Jonathan, of Dallas; five nephews and their spouses, Rick and Gail Baker of Alpine, Kelly and Trava Baker of Marfa, Michael and Charlene Davis of Seattle, Wash., Mark and Elaine Davis of Denton, Eddie and Diane Davis of Dallas; three nieces and their spouses, Sue and James Light of Corpus Christi, Carolyn Davis of Lufkin and Lisa and George Royal of Waco; and several cousins, grand and great-grand-nieces, grand and great-grand nephews and friends. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Mr. Stolte’s two favorite charities: Heifer International, 1 World Ave., Little Rock AR. 72202, or Mouth and Foot Painting Artists, 2070 Peachtree Ct., Ste. 101, Atlanta GA. 30341. To convey condolences or to sign an online registry, please visit www.tjmfuneral.com. Turrentine–Jackson Funeral Home of McKinney directed the arrangements.
Charles Gordon ‘Chuck’ Wooley
HUNTSVILLE — Funeral services for Charles Gordon “Chuck” Wooley, 56, of Trinity were held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 25, 2010, at the Huntsville Funeral Home chapel. Mr. Wooley died Tuesday, June 22, in Houston as the result of complications from cancer treatment. Born Feb. 2, 1954, in Houston, he had resided in Trinity most of his life and was a graduate of Trinity High School. He retired from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice as a truck driver in 2008. Survivors include his parents, Jesse Gordon Wooley Jr. and Bernice Merle Flournoy; a daughter, Cheryl Wooley and her husband, Tracy Housley; a sister, Kathy Todd and husband James; three brothers, Ronald Wooley and wife Lisa, Darrell Wooley and wife Sandra, and Dennis Wooley; four grandchildren, Brandy Dancer, Megan Wooley, Trachelle Housley and Travion Housley; and a number of nieces, nephews, and friends. Huntsville Funeral Home directed the arrangements.
Wilma Arnold “Sister” Allen
TRINITY -- Memorial services for Wilma Arnold “Sister” Allen, 96, of Glendale were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 3, at Bill and Donna Allen’s Place, 7230 Glendale Road in Glendale. Ms. Allen died Sunday, June 27, in Lufkin. She was born Jan. 14, 1914, in Glendale, the daughter of Benjamin and Jo Nannie “Pet” Arnold. She was employed as a sales clerk and after retirement she became a caregiver for the elderly. She volunteered at Blanche K. Werner Library in Trinity and continued to work into her 80’s. Ms. Allen was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Leslie “Son” Arnold and Russell Arnold; a sister; Maurine Arnold Martin; a sister-in-law, Bill Arnold; and a brother-in-law, Joe Bailey Martin. Survivors include four children and their spouses, Barbara Carlton, Jo Nell Hollomon, Linda and James McCreary and Bill and Donna Allen; twin brothers, Arthur and Archie Arnold; a sister Doris Nelms; a sister-in-law, Virginia Arnold; nine grandchildren and their spouses, Cheri Hollomon, Michelle and Randy Stinson, Laurie Korn, Sharon and Oscar Solis, Carol and Mike Vickery, William McCreary, James “Jim Bo” and Wendy McCreary, Amy Allen and Katie and Chris Mullinl 17 great-grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; and a number of other relatives. Waller-Thornton Funeral Home of Trinity directed the arrangements.
Paula Kaye Stowell Glover
TRINITY -- Memorial services for Paula Kaye Stowell Glover, 36, were held at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 26, 2010 at Waller-Thornton Funeral Home with the Rev. Jim Parrish officiating. She died Wednesday, June 23, in Trinity. Mrs. Glover was born June 21, 1974, in Snyder, the daughter of Michael and Marjorie Stowell. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Angela Rene Vaught Hanson; and a nephew, Kenneth Wayne Hanson. Survivors include her husband of four years, Donald Glover; a daughter, Ashleigh Redman; two brothers, William and Craig Leone; a nephew; Justin Michael Hanson; and a number of other relatives and friends. Waller-Thornton Funeral Home of Trinity directed the arrangements.
Floyd Vernon Smith
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A memorial service for Floyd Vernon Smith, 85, were held at 3 p.m. Friday, June 25, 2010, in the Walnut Lawn Funeral Home in Springfield, Mo. Mr. Smith died Tuesday, June 22, 2010. He was born Sept. 9 1924 in Trinity. Mr. Smith was a World War II navy veteran and a 32nd degree Free Mason of the McCook Lodge 135 in Nebraska. Survivors include three daughters, Starlee Miller of Weld County, Colo., Margaret Mullikin of Mechanicsville, Va. and Lola Smith of Orangeburg, S.C.; five sons; Michael Smith of Rogersville, Mo., Kenneth Smith and Randolph Smith of Lunmber Bridge, N.C., Mark Smith and Hershel Smith both of Moorefield, Neb.; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Walnut Lawn Funeral Home of Springfield, Mo., directed the arrangements.