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East Texas News - Obituaries
Trinity Standard - October 1, 2009 - October 11, 2009

LOIS “JEANA” DUDLEY
Mrs. Lois “Jeana” Dudley, passed away Tuesday, September 29, 2009. Mrs. Dudley was born October 19, 1944.
Survivors include her daughter Sherry Guajardo and husband Roberto, of New Waverly; sisters Mary Webb and husband Duane,  of Splendora, Gracie Fletcher and husband Tommy, of Brazoria and Pauline Houston, of Jones Creek; grandchildren Shawn Sanchez, Jr., Veronika Guajardo and Eric Guajardo;  three aunts; numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by her parents Lois Beard Duckworth and Dale Gallant; and husband Allen Dudley.
Funeral Services for Mrs. Lois “Jeana” Dudley were held Friday, October 2, 2009 at 10:00 a.m.  at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Willis. Interment followed at 3:30 p.m. at Hagan Cemetery in Crockett.
You are invited to leave a written condolence to the family on our website at www.shmfh.com.
Sam Houston Memorial
Funeral Home

JAMES M. MCCOY SR.
Mr. James M. McCoy, Sr., age 75 of Crockett, passed away Friday, October 2, 2009 in Lufkin Memorial Hospital. Mr. McCoy was born December 14, 1933 in Trinity County, Texas to John and Gladys McCoy and had lived most of his lifetime in Trinity County. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and the First Baptist Church of Groveton. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marines, serving as a sergeant in the Korean War. Mr. McCoy was retired from Champion International Paper with 35 years of service. He had been married twice in his lifetime, first to Barbara Whatley and second to Hazel Park. In his younger years he was an avid coonhunter, fisherman and hunter.
Survivors include his two daughters Jeanie Schuster and husband Brad and Brenda Hambrick and husband Bob; three sons Stanley James and wife Denise, Michael James and wife Brenda and James McCoy, Jr. and wife Elizabeth; 14 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by his first wife Barbara McCoy; son Robert McCoy; and parents John and Gladys McCoy.
Graveside Services were held Saturday, October 3, 2009 at Taylor Cemetery on Trinity, with Bro. Lewis Jones and Bro. Newton Hambrick officiating.

KEVIN RAY MCDANIEL
Mr. Kevin Ray McDaniel, age 21 of Crockett, passed away Sunday, September 20, 2009. Mr. McDaniel was born July 21, 1988 in Houston, Texas to Oletha McDaniel Murray and Stanley Murray. He attended Elementary School in Houston, then moved to Crockett, where he continued his education, graduating from Crockett High School with the class of 2006.
Mr. McDaniel accepted Christ as his Savior and united with Lacy Hill Church of Christ. He enjoyed being in worship services with his devoted grandmother and other family members, and all who loved the Lord. Mr. McDaniel was employed by the Crockett State School.
Survivors include his mother Oletha McDaniel Murray, of Crockett; father Stanley Murray, of Houston; devoted grandmother Thelma Burleson, of Crockett; two sisters Sheletha (Kendrick) Polk, of Alto and Marshandala (Terence)Wilson, of Mesquite; one brother Jason McDaniel, of Crockett; godmother Maria Willis, of Houston; special friend Rochelle Newman, of Crockett; adopted brother James Berry, of Crockett; adopted sister Krystal Holman, of Crockett; special uncles Eric Burleson, of Crockett, Hilliard Lewis, Jr., of Beaumont and Charles Blevins, of Houston; two nephews Jordan McDaniel and Tylek McDaniel; one niece Jasia McDaniel; five aunts; three uncles; several great-aunts and great-uncles.
Preceded in death by his twin daughters Adriannah and Aveyannah McDaniel.
Home going celebration for Mr. Kevin Ray McDaniel was held Sunday, September 27, 2009 at Crockett High School Auditorium.

WANDA DUGAS
Ms. Wanda Dugas, entered into eternal rest Saturday, October 3, 2009.
Funeral Services for Ms. Wanda Dugas were held Saturday, October 10, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at Willing Workers Baptist Church, 6900 Weaver Road, Houston, TX. with Pastor James C. Carrington, Jr. and Pastor Joel Ards officiating. Interment followed in Brookside Cemetery in Houston.
McDuffie's Mortuary Inc.

WILLIE LEE STRANGE
Mr. Willie Lee Strange, passed away Sunday, October 4, 2009 in Fort Worth.
Funeral Services for Mr. Willie Lee Strange were held Saturday, October 10, 2009 at 12:00 p.m. in Greater St. Stephen, 1027 Ash Cresent St., Fort Worth, Texas.
Morris-Bates Mortuary

Clovis E. Goss
HUNTSVILLE – Services for Clovis Eugene Goss, 81, of Huntsville were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009, at the Brooke Funeral Home Chapel in Huntsville with the chaplain from the Houston Fire Department officiating.
Mr. Goss died Wednesday, Sept. 30, in Trinity.
He served his country in the United States Coast Guard during World War II and was a retired Houston fire fighter. Mr. Goss was Past 32nd Degree Mason, Past Eastern Star Member and a Past Scottish Rite Member. He also was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Huntsville at Waterwood.
Mr. Goss was preceded in death by his parents, George S. and Maggie M. Goss, as well as three sisters and four brothers.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Eunice Lankford Goss of Huntsville; a daughter Linda Masters of Huntsville; a son, Carlton Goss of Huntsville; two brothers, Billy W. Goss of New Caney and George B. Goss of Bangor, Maine; a grandson, Cody Taylor of Jacksonville; a granddaughter and her spouse, Cari and Kenny Box of Dodge; and a number of nieces, nephews, friends and relatives.
Pallbearers were Doyce W. Wedgeworth, Roy Meiske, B. Wayne Truss and Bill Hastings.
Brooke Funeral Home of Huntsville directed the arrangements.

John Lewis Hill
TRINITY – A celebration service for John Lewis Hill, 70, was held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 4, 2009, at Waller-Thornton Funeral Home with the Rev. Keith Johnson officiating. 
Mr. Hill died with his family at his side on Friday, Sept. 25, in Houston following a courageous battle with cancer.
He was born on Jan. 2, 1939 in Cherokee County, the son of John Frazier and Thelma Louise Hill. Mr. Hill attended Lon Morris College of Jacksonville, where he received an associate’s degree in business administration.
Mr. Hill worked for Armco Steel for more than 20 years as a supervisor. He also retired from TDCJ after 25 years of service working in the hospital.
He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family.  
He was preceded in death by  his wife, Carolyn Joyce Hill, in May 2009, and by two brothers, Charles Edward Hill and Larry Hill.  
Survivors include a son, Bobby Wayne Hill; two daughters and a son-in-law, Sherry Hill-Obey & husband Marlon, and Tammy Michelle Hill; three grandchildren, Shelbie Lynn Hill, Adrian Vincent Obey and Julian Lewis Obey; and a number of other relatives.
Waller-Thornton Funeral Home of Trinity directed the arrangements.

Mollie Jeanne Jensen
BRYAN – Memorial services for Mollie Jeanne Jensen, 80, of Bryan were held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, 2000, at Hillier Funeral Home, 2301 E. 29th Street in Bryan, with Dr. J.W.L. Adams officiating,.
Mrs. Jensen died Sunday, Oct. 4, at her residence.
She was born Aug. 16, 1929, in Wagoner, Okla. She was a graduate of Patti Welder High School and Victoria College of Victoria, as well as Hermann Hospital School of Nursing in Houston.  She served as a R.N. in physicians’ offices and public health services in Victoria, and as a surgical nurse in Columbus.
She was a loyal member of Dorcas Wills Baptist Church in Trinity. 
Mollie delighted in her family, whether fishing with her late husband, Ellis, or being with children and grandchildren.
Mrs. Jensen was preceded in death by her husband, Ellis Jensen, in 2005. 
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Pat and Dan Lindsey of Bryan; a son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Lisa Jensen of Clemmons, N.C.; two grandsons, Kyle Lindsey and wife, Michelle, and Scott Lindsey; and three granddaughters, Amy Lindsey, Anna Jensen and Mollie Jensen. 
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to Hospice Brazos Valley, 502 W. 26th St., Bryan, TX 77803, www.hospicebrazosvalley.org; the Brookwood Community, 1752 FM 1489, Brookshire, TX 77423, www.brookwoodcommunity.org, Dorcas Wills Baptist Church, P.O. Box 112, Trinity, TX 75862, or North Carolina Baptist Hospital, Department of Pastoral Care, Alumni Fund, Medical Center Blvd., Winston-Salem, NC 27157-1099.  
Hillier Funeral Home of Bryan directed the arrangements. Friends by view and sign the guestbook at www.hillierfuneralhome.com.

James Milton McCoy
GROVETON – Graveside services for James Milton McCoy, 75, of Crockett were held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009, in the Taylor Cemetery with Bro. Newton Hambrick and Bro. Lewis Jones officiating.
Mr. McCoy died Friday, Oct. 2, at Memorial Hospital in Lufkin.
He was born Dec. 14, 1933, in Trinity and was a veteran of the Korean War. He was employed as a forestry technician and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Groveton.
Survivors include two daughters and their spouses, Jeanie Marie and Brad Schuster and Brenda Sue and Bob Hambrick; three sons and their spouses,  Stanley Lawrence and Denise James, Michael Wayne and Brenda James and James Milton and Elizabeth McCoy Jr.; two sisters, Sue Huffman and Virginia Cordin; 14 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Groveton Funeral Home directed the arrangements.

Matthew Lee O’Mally
TRINITY – A mass of celebration for Matthew Lee O’Mally, 56, was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009, at Waller-Thornton Funeral Home with Father Christopher Terry officiating.
Mr. O’Mally died peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 24, in Trinity.
He was born on Jan. 17, 1953 in Pasadena. He drove an 18 wheeler all his adult life and has traveled all over the United States.
Mr. O’Mally was preceded in death by his parents, Dion James and Marye Alyce O’Mally; and a brother, Mike O’Mally 
Survivors include two sisters and their spouses, Donna and Ernest King and Peggy and Tom Lobello; a brother and his spouse, Pat and Candy O’Mally; and a number of other relative and.
Waller-Thornton Funeral Home of Trinity directed the arrangements.



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