Jul

13

Posted by : Erik Walsh | On : July 13, 2012

Baby Dillon Roger Montgomery went to be in the arms of Jesus on June 29, 2012.
He is survived by his mother and father, Sasha and James Montgomery; grandparents Gloria Clifford, Roger and wife Becky Merkley; sisters Autumn and Madison Montgomery; brother Wyatt Montgomery; uncles Kyle Montgomery, Casey Jones, Aaron Merkley and Brian Scarbough; aunts Sandy Montgomery, Toni Jones and Nakita Scarbough.
Visitation will be held from 4-6 p.m. on Friday, July 6, 2012 at Huckabee/Tomlinson Funeral Home, Malakoff. Services were at 6 p.m. Friday, July 6, and interment followed at Skyvue Memorial Gardens, Mansfield 11:30 a.m. July 7, 2012 with Casey Jones officiating and under the direction on Huckabee/Tomlinson Funeral Home, Malakoff and Seven Points.
Online condolences can be made at www.tomlinsonfuneral.com.

Jul

13

Posted by : Erik Walsh | On : July 13, 2012

Richard Colvin of Trinidad passed away on July 2, 2012 at the age of 75.
He was born in Aley on Jan. 5, 1937 to Warren Griffin Colvin and Jodie Floy Greenhaw Colvin.
He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Rosalee Bannister Colvin; daughter Jo Dell Gunstansin; step-daughter Linda Maxwell; sisters Nelda Hendrix and Gail Brown; brother Harold Colvin; grandchildren Cory Gunstansin, Tiffany Riley and Jessica Gunstansin.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Warren Griffin and Jodie Floy Colvin; brothers and sisters, Leslie Colvin, Helen Powell, Ansel Colvin, Doris McMillian, Duain Colvin, Billie Jo Thornton, Rachel Voight and Freddie Colvin.
Service are pending under the direction of Huckabee/Tomlinson funeral Home, Malakoff. Condolences can be made online at www.tomlinsonfuneral.com.

Jul

13

Posted by : Erik Walsh | On : July 13, 2012

Baby Taryn Madison Hooks went to be in the arms of Jesus on June 28, 2012.
She is survived by her mother, Taibryn Hooks and father Jared Willis; grandparents Gregory and Tamblin Northcutt, and Jerald and Anita Willis; uncles Jonothan McKinney and Dexter Warfield.
Visitation was held from noon to 2 p.m. Friday, July 6, 2012 at the Church of the Living God, Athens. Services were at 2 p.m. Friday, July 6, with interment following at Athens Cemetery with Mary Henderson officiating. Services were under the direction of Huckabee/Tomlinson Funeral Home, Malakoff and Seven Points.
Online condolences can be made at www.tomlinsonfuneral.com.

Jul

06

Posted by : Erik Walsh | On : July 6, 2012

Perry Kenneth Vinson, 69, passed away on June 29, 2012 in Athens. Mr. Vinson was born July 5, 1942 in Ranger to Mr. Perry Taylor Vinson and wife, Fannie Belle Cason Vinson.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Roberta Vinson, of Athens; son Patrick Taylor and wife Susan Vinson, of Athens; daughters Roberta Bagwell, of Athens, Tabitha Bailey and husband Lance, of Kingsland, Lachelle Moss and husband David, of Mississippi, Angelica Tuminski and husband Mike, of Denham Springs, and Tammy Taylor of Alex, La. He is also survived by his sisters Dorothy Rogers of Ranger, Frankie Smith of Goldwaithe, and Janie Waters of Weatherford. His legacy continues with 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Mr. Vinson is preceded in death by his parents, Perry and Fannie Vinson; daughters Fannie Alena Vinson Henry and Lorretta Vinson; sons Perry Kenneth Vinson Jr., and Thomas Wayne Vinson; grandson Matt Moss; and sister Yvonne Pidgeon.
Service for Mr. Vinson was held 10 a.m. Tuesday July 3, 2012 at Central Baptist Church, Athens, with Bro. Charles Parker officiating.
Online condolences can be made at www.tomlinsonfuneral.com. Under the direction of Huckabee-Tomlinson Funeral Home.

Jul

06

Posted by : Erik Walsh | On : July 6, 2012

Funeral Services for Mary Elna Holder Lancaster, 92, of Malakoff, were held 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 3 at Malakoff Church of Christ with Mr. Lavelle Layfield officiating. Burial followed at Restland Cemetery in Dallas under the direction of Hannigan Smith Funeral Home of Athens.
Mrs. Lancaster was born Nov. 29, 1919 in Winchester, Tenn. to the late Davis C. and Nancy J. Carlton Holder. She passed away Saturday, June 30 in Athens.
Mrs. Lancaster previously resided in Rockwall before moving to Malakoff in 1998. She worked with her husband in the medical field, but most importantly loved being at home working in her flower beds and spending time with her family. She was a member of the Malakoff Church of Christ.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Roland Duane Lancaster, Sr. in 1997; son Roland Duane Lancaster, Jr.; brother Morgan Holder, and sister Maggie Holder Isbell.
Survivors include daughters Janice Lancaster LaRue and husband Todd, of Malakoff, Duana Lancaster Marsh, Rockwall; daughter-in-law Celia Edwards; brothers Pete Holder, Jack Holder, Max Holder, Parker Holder, Kenneth Holder; sister Ruth Holder Sons; grandchildren Tracey Childers, Jeremy Cockrum, Justin Cockrum, Meredith Cockrum, Mallory LaRue, Molly LaRue, Addison Marsh, Madalyn Marsh; and great-grandchildren Tess Childers, Emma Childers, and Mason Cockrum.
Pallbearers were Jeremy Cockrum, Justin Cockrum, Bill Faulk, Mike Massey, Jeff LaRue, and Alan LaRue. Honorary pallbearers were Dr. Carl McKenney, Dennis Smith, and Jeanne Atkinson.
The family would like to express their heartfelt thankfulness to West Place Nursing Home and Genesis Hospice for the loving care they provided Mrs. Lancaster in her time of need.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital

Jun

29

Posted by : Erik Walsh | On : June 29, 2012

Felipe Wilbanks of Malakoff passed away June 20, 2012 in Malakoff at the age of 31.
Felipe was born in Mexico on Feb. 5, 1981 to Coy Wilbanks and Anna Marie Rojas Wilbanks.
He is survived by his daughter Marisol Sanders; brothers, Alex, Raul, Coy and Jose Wilbanks; sister Louana Wilbanks.
He was preceded in death by his father, Coy Wilbanks.
Visitation was held on June 23, 2012 from 6-8 p.m. at Tomlinson Funeral Home, Malakoff. Services were held on June 24, 2012 at 2 p.m. at Tomlinson Funeral Home, Malakoff. Interment followed at the Mary Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Malakoff, with Bro. Allen Hobgood officiating.
Condolences can be made online at www.tomlinsonfuneral.com.

Jun

29

Posted by : Erik Walsh | On : June 29, 2012

Graveside services for Bonnie Louise Gregory were held Saturday, June 23, 2012 at 10 a.m. in Post Oak cemetery with Bro. Larry Fondren officiating. Mrs. Gregory, 70, passed away at her home on June 20, 2012. She was born on May 19, 1942 to William and Luella Gifford.
She is preceded in death by her parents William and Luella Gifford.
She is survived by her husband, Jerry Gregory of Cross Road;, son Jetter Carr; six step-sons, one step-daughter, two grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
Visitation for Mrs. Gregory was held Friday, June 22, 2012 from 6-8 p.m. at Huckabee-Tomlinson Funeral Home, Malakoff.
Online condolences can be made at www.tomlinsonfuneral.com.

Jun

29

Posted by : Erik Walsh | On : June 29, 2012

Mary Louise Hustead of Malakoff passed away on June 22, 2012 at the age of 83.
Mrs. Hustead was born on May 3, 1929 in Malakoff to Fred Wilford Weaks and Ida Ruby Allen Weaks.
She married the love of her life Bobby Hustead on June 16, 1947.
She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Bobby Hustead; son Todd and wife, Jena Hustead of Malakoff; grandsons, Marshall, Matthew and Hank Hustead; granddaughter Jordan Durham; sister Patricia and husband, Ronnie Bell; brothers, Jerry and wife, Joyce Weaks, Billy and wife, Judy Weaks, Ray and wife, Betty Weaks all of Malakoff.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred Wilford and Ida Ruth Weaks; son Jeffrey Lee Hustead; brother Cecil Atwood Weaks; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Buster and Jesse Hustead; brother-in-law J. Don Hustead.
Visitation was held on Sunday, June 24, 2012 from 6-8 p.m. at Tomlinson Funeral Home, Malakoff.
Services were held on Monday, June 25, 2012 at 2 p.m. at First Assembly of God Church in Malakoff. Interment followed at Malakoff Cemetery with the Revs. Tommy Hayes and Derek Rogers officiating.
Pallbearers were Clint Weaks, Stephen Bell, Karson Street, Kelsey Sheram, John Miller and Chad Martinez.
Honorary pallbearers were Jary Hustead, Phillip Street, Randy Weaks, Jason Hayes, Parker Street, Kyle Kilman and Kevin Kilman.
Online condolences can be made at www.tomlinsonfuneral.com.

Jun

29

Posted by : Erik Walsh | On : June 29, 2012

Vicki Harrah of Log Cabin passed away on June 20, 2012 at the age of 61.
Mrs. Harrah was born in Dallas on Dec. 2, 1950 to Charles E. Fain and Edith Martin Fain.
Mrs. Harrah was very involved with all the bass tournaments at the Log Cabin Park, always on the go trying to get sponsors to help make sure things went well. Mrs. Harrah and husband Dick spent a lot of early mornings and late nights at the Log Cabin Park making sure the park was ready to go.
She is survived by her husband, Dick Harrah, of Log Cabin; daughter Sherry and husband, Jeff Ursery, of Garland; grandchildren, Hannah and Bryar Ursery; sisters, Sharon Shields and Beverly Gothard; brother Dennis Fain.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles E. and Edith Fain and brother, Ray Fain.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Jun

29

Posted by : Erik Walsh | On : June 29, 2012

Ruth Elizabeth Kelly, a former resident of Trinidad, passed away on June 19, 2012 in Anna, Texas at the age of 93.
Mrs. Kelly was born on Dec. 11, 1918 in Syracuse, New York to Christopher V. Allair and Anna Ruth McKittrick Allair.
She was an Army Nurse from June 30, 1941 to Nov. 15, 1945 during World War II.
She is survived by her three daughters, Sally Ray of Allen, Joyce Church of Anna, and Peggy Holland of Ennis.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Christopher V. and Anna Ruth Allair, husband, Guy T. Kelly.
Services were under the direction of Huckabee/Tomlinson Funeral Home, Malakoff. Condolences can be made online at www.tomlinsonfuneral.com.