Oct

19

Posted by : admin | On : October 19, 2012

Virginia Lillian Bradley Robertson went to be with her Lord on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012 with family at her side.

She was born in Trinidad on May 6, 1922 to TT (Truman) and Lille Bradley, and celebrated her 90th birthday surrounded by family on May 6, 2012.

Mrs. Robertson was delighted by her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

She was member of the Malakoff First Baptist Church and served by teaching Sunday school, helping with VBS, and being an active member of the Ruth Class for many years. She worked in Seagoville for Gibson’s payroll department and served as secretary of the Chamber of Commerce. She worked at Kirby’s in Malakoff and helped her husband, Rollen, with his business throughout their married life.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Rollen Carlton Robertson, and brother Chester Bradley.

She leaves behind son, Don Robertson and wife Johnnie; daughters, Barbara Gunnels and husband Bill, and Rhonda Wilcox and partner Donna Rinn; grandchildren Jesse Robertson and wife Kim, Pebbles Knight and husband Roy, Teri Gunnels, Wendy Yates, Koen Rinn and fiancé Codi Huebner, Ryan Rinn and wife Kirstie, Laura Rinn, Jill Keel and husband Brad, Buddy Cox and wife Shelley, Theresa Bancroft and husband Bodine; great-grandchildren Rendi and Amanda Knight, Rollen, Riley and Rachel Robertson, Tyler, Ellie and Carson Rinn, Peyton Keel, and Jonathan, Bailee and Hanna; great-great-grandson Chase Hollingshead; niece, Markey DuBose, Bruce DuBose, and many more loving extended family members and friends.

Mrs. Robertson’s life will be honored at a memorial service at Malakoff First Baptist Church 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, with Bro. Casey Perry officiating.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Virginia Robertson Downtown Malakoff Beautification Fund c/o Malakoff Chamber of Commerce PO Box 1042, Malakoff, TX 75148.

Oct

19

Posted by : admin | On : October 19, 2012

Rocky Lee Padgett, 29, of Malakoff, passed away Oct. 5, 2012 in Tyler.

He was born Sept. 29, 1983 in Athens to Steven and Kimberly Padgett.

He graduated Malakoff High School in 2002. He served in the U.S. Army and currently was serving in the National Guard.

He is survived by his parents, Steven and Kim Padgett; brothers Steven Padgett, Jonathan Hutchison, and Bud Rath. He is also survived by his military family.

He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Jeff and Sandra Padgett, Jim and Kathryn Pata; uncle Mike Padgett, and cousin Paul Neumann.

Visitation was held 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012 at Huckabee-Tomlinson Funeral Home, Malakoff.

Services were held 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 8, 2012 at the First Baptist Church, Malakoff with Bro. Tommy Hayes officiating.

Oct

19

Posted by : admin | On : October 19, 2012

Wadine Fulwiler passed away on Oct. 14, 2012 at the age of 91, in Trinidad.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Wallis Fulwiler and daughter Judy Fulwiler.

She is survived by her children, Joe, John, Jane, Jerry, and Jeffrey; and her brother, Ben, and wife Barbara Ware; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were held 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, at Waco Memorial Park Cemetery, Waco.

Services were under the direction of Huckabee/Tomlinson Funeral Home, Malakoff.

Online condolences can be made at www.tomlinsonfuneral.com.

Sep

28

Posted by : admin | On : September 28, 2012

Weldon Leopard of Malakoff passed away on Sept. 23, 2012 in Tyler, at the age of 87.
He was born on Jan. 17, 1925 in Henderson County to Albert William Leopard and Velma Leota Chesser Leopard.
He served the country in the Merchant Marines during World War II and the Army from 1948 to 1949. Early in the war he was in the European Theater and toward the end of the war he was in the Pacific.
He was a self-employed photographer for many years.
He is survived by his wife of many years, Wilma Leopard; daughters Luana Price of Fort Worth, Jacquie and husband Rick Smith of Tool; three grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert William and Velma Leota Leopard; brother Alfred Leopard; sisters Vera Jo and Helen.
Visitation was held Sept. 26, 2012 at Huckabee/Tomlinson Funeral Home, Malakoff. Service followed at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Casey Perry officiating. Interment was at Malakoff Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Justin Smith, Jordan Smith, Noah Resse, Rick Smith, Pat Smith, and Johnny Poole.
Online condolences can be made at www.tomlinsonfuneral.com.

Sep

21

Posted by : admin | On : September 21, 2012

Memorial services for Johnnie Lynn Tulla, 57, of Gun Barrel City, will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012 at Huckabee/Tomlinson Funeral Home in Seven Points with Wayne Pitchford officiating.
Mrs. Tulla was born Oct. 7, 1954 in Pampa to Johnson Ray Burney and Delta Boswell and died at her home in Gun Barrel City on Sept. 16, 2012.
She was lucky enough to have two fathers in her life, Johnson Ray Burney and Henry Atterberry, both who preceded her in death. She is survived by her mother, Delta Burney; sons Henry Franklin Mancilla, Jason Erwin Mancilla, Thor Tulla, Jason Tulla, Craig Tulla; daughter Cassandra Mancilla; 17 grandchildren; sisters Deborah Lee Deckard, Edyie Kay Osborn.
Condolences may be posted at www.tomlinsonfuneral.com.

Sep

21

Posted by : admin | On : September 21, 2012

Loyd Williams of Log Cabin passed away on Sept. 10, 2012 at the age of 82.
Mr. Williams was born in Emory to Luther Williams and Myrtle Watkins Williams on Aug. 5, 1930.
He is survived by his three daughters, Barbara Ann and Michael LaBlanc of Joshua, Sharon Tomlison of Bourne, Carl Lynnette Batchelor of Log Cabin; one son, Loyd Williams Jr. of Nacogdoches; three sisters, Mary Robinson, Louise LaParde and Sylva Dotson; 11 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Luther and Myrtle Williams; wife Lillie Williams; brother Billy Joe Williams; sisters Lavern Pallet and Roberta Angler; and daughter Darlene Williams.
Visitation and services were held Saturday, Sept. 15, at Huckabee/Tomlinson Funeral Home in Malakoff. Interment followed at Payne Cemetery in Eustace with Brandon Russell and Bro. Perry Eaton officiating.
Online condolences can be made at www.tomlinsonfuneral.com.

Sep

21

Posted by : admin | On : September 21, 2012

Raymond Rodgers, of Malakoff, passed away on Sept. 12, 2012 at the age of 81.
He was born in Grapevine on Nov. 27, 1930 to Archie and Ora Ethel Rodgers.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Laverne Rodgers. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews: Melvin, Norma Jean, David, Victoria, Deborah, Richard, Harrell, Ora Mae, John, Trudy, Paul, Peter, Steven,, Phillip, David, Samuel, Wilda, Charles, Wanda, Joy, George Allen, Elaine, Neba, Pasty, Doris, and Mary Ellen.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Archie and Ora Ethel Rodgers; and eight siblings.
Visitation for Mr. Rodgers was held 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, at the Huckabee-Tomlinson Funeral Home, Malakoff. Services were held 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 14, at the funeral home with Bro. Jim White officiating. Interment followed in the Post Oak Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Melvin Ruyle, Harrell Rodgers, Richard Rodgers, David Calder, John Etheridge, and Ronald Ruyle.
Condolences can be made online at www.tomlinsonfuneral.com.

Sep

21

Posted by : admin | On : September 21, 2012

Ethel Edington, of Log Cabin City, passed away in Athens on Sept. 11, 2012 at the age of 94. Ms. Edington was born in Hillsdale, Ind. to John and Lillie Self on Feb. 22, 1918.
She is survived by her daughter, Charlotte and Terry Rukes of Log Cabin; son Delbert and Sandra Tresner of Indiana; two sisters, three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her loving partner and mate, Walter Brand.
Ms. Edington is preceded in death by her parents; husband Maurice Edington; four brothers and three sisters.
Visitation was held 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, at the Crescent Heights Methodist Church on Highway 753 in Crescent Heights. Service were at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, at the Huckabee-Tomlinson Funeral Home, Malakoff with Bro. Brad Pitt officiating. Interment followed at Restland, Dallas.
Online condolences can be made at www.tomlinsonfuneral.com.

Sep

18

Posted by : admin | On : September 18, 2012

Harry B. Givan passed away on Sept. 18, 2012 in Eustace at the age of 72.
Mr. Givan was born on Dec. 7, 1939 in Louisville, Ky. to Smith Givan and Sudie Mae Logston Givan.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Glenda McCloud Givan; three sons, Harry M. Givan, Johnney L. and wife Rebecca, and Raymond S. Givan; daughter Sandra and husband Joseph Eberhart; brother H. L. Givan; sister Marjorie Gardner; 18 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren
He was preceded in death by his parents, Smith and Sudie Mae Givan.
Visitation was held on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 at Huckabee/Tomlinson Funeral Home, Malakoff. Services were held 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21, 2012 at the funeral home with Johnny Grissom officiating.
Pallbearers were Jerry Fletcher, Gregory Booker, Austin Givan, Alex Givan, Ryan Givan, Dallas McKinney, and Robert Reeve.
Online Condolences can be made at www.tomlinsonfuneral.com.

Sep

14

Posted by : admin | On : September 14, 2012

Memorial services for Pam Patterson, of Tyler were held 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10, at the First Baptist Church Malakoff with Pastor Ronnie Yarber officiating.
Mrs. Patterson passed from this earthly home to her Heavenly home on Sept. 5, 2012.
Mrs. Patterson was born Feb. 5, 1955 in Athens to Edwin Linder Arthus and Dorothy Marie Cox Arthus. She retired from teaching after 18 years of service to the Malakoff, Whitehouse, Tyler and Athens School districts. After her retirement from teaching she decided to try her hand at real estate where she was awarded the Million Dollar Sales award in the first year. She was a member of the First Baptist Church Malakoff for many years, later moving to Tyler and united with Green Acres Baptist Church where she served her later years. Mrs. Patterson enjoyed spending time with her dog Chandler. Her sons, their wives, grandchildren as well as the rest of her family were the love of her life. She was a very loving mother, daughter, sister and “Mimmy” and will be greatly missed by all those who knew her.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Patterson.
Mrs. Patterson leaves behind two sons and daughters-in-law, Chris and Audrey Hampy and Eric and Denielle Hampy of Austin; grandsons, Pryor and Reed Hampy of Fort Worth; her parents, Edwin and Dorothy Arthus of Malakoff; a sister and brother-in-law, Cindy and Charlie Bullock of Malakoff; brother and sister-in-law, Eddie and Jeri Arthus of Pittsburg; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the Pam Patterson Grandchildren Scholarship Fund. Please send the donations to First State Bank in Malakoff: P.O. Box 1089 Malakoff, TX 75148.
Arrangements were entrusted to Hannigan Smith Funeral Home of Athens.
You may light a memorial candle or write condolences to the family at www.hannigansmith.com.