Jul

27

Posted by : admin | On : July 27, 2012

Lloyd Daniel “LD” Nabors was born Aug. 2, 1915 in Gordonville and left this earth July 20, 2012 in Trinidad. Mr. Nabors came to the Dallas area in 1950 and had a successful demolition business for many years. For the past 10 years he had been living in Trinidad, where he enjoyed retirement.
Mr. Nabors was preceded in death by his father, Agrippa Nabors; his mother, Ida Holley Nabors Cox; sons David Eugene Nabors and Gerald Wayne Nabors; and daughter Betty Laverne Nabors Chambers.
He is survived by his wife, Cecilia Nabors of Trinidad; sons Billy L. Nabors, Joe Nabors, Clyde Nabors and Leroy Nabors; and a sister, Geraldine Bainter. He is also survived by 30 grandkids, 56 great-grandkids, and 10 great-great-grandkids and a host of friends and extended family.
Visitation was held 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, at Tomlinson Funeral Home in Seven Points. Services followed at 2 p.m.

Jul

27

Posted by : admin | On : July 27, 2012

Services for Billie Taaffe, 91, of Lubbock formerly of Malakoff, are scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday at the Mankin Cemetery Pavilion under the direction of Carroll Lehr Funeral Home.
Mrs. Taaffe died July 19, 2012 in Lubbock.
She was born May 11, 1921 in Birthright to the late Eugene and Rosettie Chamness Montgomery. She was a longtime Malakoff resident before moving to Lubbock in 2008 to be near her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Richard Taaffe on Aug. 11, 2006; son Robbie Kelsey in 1978; brothers Ardis, Ernest and Oman Montgomery.
Survivors include grandson Dee Kelsey and wife Tammy, Albany; granddaughter Lotricia Borcheers and husband DeWayne, Abernathy; great-grandchildren Chauncey Etter and husband Corey, Fountain, Colo., Robbie Kelsey and Summer, Killeen, Collin Kelsey, Brenham, Jaryn Barcheers, Lubbock; great-great-grandchildren Tyler Kennedy, Justin and Thomas Kelsey, Landree, Mady and Hunter Connally; sister-in-law Dot Montgomery, Lubbock.
You may leave a message of condolence for the family or light a memory candle at www.carrolllehr.com.

Jul

20

Posted by : admin | On : July 20, 2012

Janis R. Hallum, 75, of Waxahachie, passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2012 with her loving family by her side. She was born to the late Dr. Roy Roberts and Mrs. Minnie Faye Roberts on Nov. 30, 1936 in Wichita Falls.
Mrs. Hallum loved and enjoyed many things in her life. She loved fishing and fished often. She was continually contacted and asked where all the good fishing spots were located. If anyone needed any assistance, she was known as the person to call and enjoyed being a guide on many occasions. She was also an artist and loved to paint. She loved Christmas and getting together with her family. Mrs. Hallum enjoyed the outdoors, nature and bird watching. When she wasn’t on her boat fishing, you would probably find her gardening and working in her yard. She leaves behind so many friends who will continually miss her and love her.
She is survived by her son, Mark E. Hallum of Waxahachie; her daughter, Vicki L. Hallum of Waxahachie; her sister, Judy Love and her husband, Don of New Mexico; her brother, Phillip Roberts and his wife, Peggy of Colorado Springs; her grandchildren, Crystal A. Hallum of Dallas, Austin B. Holboke of Waxahachie, M. Daniel Hallum of Waxahachie and Madeline F. Hallum of Waxahachie; her great grandchildren, Ally K. Hallum of Waxahachie and Hadden B. Holboke of Waxahachie; she is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of loving friends.
Memorial services to celebrate her life are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, July 21, 2012 at the Pat Boze Memorial Chapel of Wayne Boze Funeral Home, Waxahachie, with the Rev. Bruce Zimmerman officiating.

Jul

13

Posted by : admin | 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 : admin | 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 : admin | 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 : admin | 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 : admin | 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 : admin | 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 : admin | 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.