Obituaries

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Dec

Obituaries for week of Dec. 16

GWYNNETH PRUITT

Feb. 11, 1940 - Dec. 6, 2015

Gwynneth Evelyn Pruitt, 75, of Atlanta, peacefully passed away on the evening of Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015.

She was born to Clara Ray and V. S. Pruitt of Kildare, Feb. 11, 1940.  She was preceded in death by her parents; and one sister, Sandra Pruitt Walker.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, in the Hanner Funeral Chapel with Bro. Joe Srygley and Bro. James Williams officiating. Interment will be in Kildare Cemetery under the direction of Hanner Funeral Service.

JAMES SULLIVAN

June 6, 1950 – Dec. 8, 2015

James Luther Sullivan, Sr., 65, of Jefferson, died Dec. 8, 2015, at his residence. At his request there will be no services. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Haggard Funeral Home of Jefferson. 

ROBERT A. LOVELADY

July 29, 1942- Dec. 7, 2015

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04
Dec

TIMOTHY DADE BARNES

 
LINDEN TX—Timothy Dade Barnes, 18, of Linden passed away December 3, 2015.  Mr. Barnes was born December 16, 1996 in Texarkana, TX.  Timothy  graduated from Linden-Kildare High School in May 2015.  He was a full time student in Texarkana.
 
He is survived by his parents, Floyd and Ruth Brown, Billy Don Barnes, Wanda Brown; five sisters, Shelly Drennon of Ohio, Nada Kaye Clay of South Carolina, Kimberly McGarr of Ohio, Reba Daniel of Queen City, Elizabeth Powell of Queen City; three brothers, Joseph Downes of Texas, Jason Brown of Ohio and Billy Brown of Texas and one special brother, Jaylen Lee and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
 
He is preceded in death by his biological grandmother, Marie Peterson; grandparents, Woodrow and Ruth King, W.J. and Ruby Brown and one cousin, Cody King.
 
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02
Dec

Obituaries for week of Dec. 2

JAMES IRA ALLEN, JR.

Nov. 18, 1950 - Nov. 21, 2015

James Ira Allen, Jr, 65, of Atlanta, died Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, at Linden Health Care.

He was born Nov. 18, 1950, in Nacogdoches, to Dr. James Allen Sr. and wife Patricia. He was in trailer sales. 

He was preceded in death by his father, Dr. James Allen, Sr.; brother, Pat Allen; and sister, Mary Angel.

He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Mary Allen of Atlanta; his mother, Patricia Allen of Nacogdoches; two sons, James Ira Allen III and wife Sancy of Anna and Jeffery Tate Allen and future wife Lauren Caraway of Atlanta; a sister, Ann Harris and husband Robert of Lufkin; two grandchildren, Rylan and Haylee; and a number of other relatives.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Heart to Heart Hospice, 7240 Chase Oaks Blvd., Plano, Texas  75025.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Hanner Funeral Service.

Wed
22
Apr

MARY LOU HALL POLLARD

MARY LOU HALL POLLARD

June 3, 1939 – April 17, 2015

Mary Lou Hall Pollard, 75, of Bivins, died Friday, April 17, 2015, at his residence.

Visitation was from 10 a.m. to noon Sunday, April 19, at Queen City Funeral Home.

Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Interment followed at Bivins Cemetery under the direction of Queen City Funeral Home.

Wed
22
Apr

MONROE McPHERSON

MONROE McPHERSON

July 6, 1933 - April 18, 2015

Monroe McPherson, 81, of Queen City, went to be with the Lord Saturday, April 18, 2015, in an Atlanta nursing home.

He was born July 6, 1933, in Cass County, to Aaron and Magnolia Mae Ward McPherson. He was the retired owner of Monroe’s Garage, was a member of Open Door Baptist Church and loved working on cars and fishing. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers; and three sisters.

He is survived by his daughter, Amanda Hesse and husband Joshua of Bivins; a brother, Curtis McPherson of Foreman, Ark.; two sisters, Earnestine Russell of Atlanta and Geneva Sprayberry of Atlanta; and a number of other relatives.

Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, at Hanner Funeral Service.

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22
Apr

CECIL MAXWELL

CECIL MAXWELL

Feb. 14, 1930 - April 18, 2015

Cecil P. Maxwell, Jr., 85, of Flint, formerly a lifetime resident of Kildare Junction, went to be with the Lord Saturday, April 18, 2015, in a Tyler hospital.

He was born Feb. 14, 1930, in Natchez, Miss., to Cecil Sr. and Bessie Maxwell. He was retired from Dillard Smith Construction and was a Baptist by faith. He serviced in the U. S. Army during the Korean War and was a faithful donor to the Disabled American Veterans. He loved spending time hunting and collecting coins and fishing. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife, Carolyn Maxwell.

Thu
27
Mar

MARY COLEMAN

Aug. 8, 1918 - March 21, 2014
Mary Coleman, 95, of Ore City, died Friday, March 21, 2014, in Longview.
Visitation was from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 23, at Reeder-Davis funeral Home in Ore City.
Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Monday, March 24, at Ore City Methodist Church with Rev. David Williamson and Rev. Doug Smith officiating. Interment followed at Ore City Cemetery under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home.
 

Thu
27
Mar

KENNETH ‘ROY’ SWEARENGIN

Sept. 15, 1952 - March 22, 2014
Kenneth “Roy” Swearengin, 61, of Ravanna, Ark., went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 22, 2014, at this home.
He was born Sept. 15, 1952, to C.A. and Tommie Elizabeth Swearengin.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Larry Andrew Swearengin; and his brother-in-law, Homer Slay.
He is survived by his sisters, Sherry Sullivan and husband Louis of Ravanna, Ark., Dorothy Slay of Gentry, Ark., and Judy Davis and husband Ben of Mooringsport, La.; and a number of nieces and nephews and friends; and one special friend, Anita Young.
Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 23, at Gorsulowsky Funeral Home in Vivian, La.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, at Gorsulowsky Funeral Home officiated by Rev. Rodney Warren. Interment will follow at Good Exchange Cemetery in McLeod under the direction of Gorsulowsky Funeral Home.

Thu
27
Mar

MARY INDA POPE EXSTROM

Nov. 13, 1952 - March 9, 2014
Mary Inda Pope Exstrom, 61, of Jefferson, died Sunday, March 9, 2014, in Jefferson.
Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 22, at Christ Episcopal Church in Jefferson. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Haggard Funeral Home of Jefferson.

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27
Mar

EDDIE RAY FOSTER

April 7, 1948 - March 17, 2014
Eddie Ray Foster, 65, of Atlanta, died Monday, March 17, 2014, in an Atlanta hospital.
Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 20, at Hanner Funeral Service.
Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Friday, March 21, at the Hanner Funeral Chapel. Interment followed at Queen City Cemetery with full military rites under the direction of Hanner Funeral Service.
 

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