Obituary: Charlene Stone

Charlene Stone
Charlene Stone

Services for Charlene Stone, 73, Athens are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday in Carroll-Lehr Funeral Chapel with Chaplain Donald Kyle officiating.

Burial will follow in Shelby Chapel Cemetery.

Mrs. Stone died May 12, 2013 in Athens.

She was born July 29, 1939 in Great Bend, Kansas to Charles Curtis and Hazel Annabel Hare Blandin and had been a resident of Athens most of her life. She graduated from Henderson County Junior College (TVCC) as a Licensed Vocational Nurse in 1975. She had a 35 year nursing career with a 25 year tenure at Park Highland Nursing Home and ten years at Rusk State Hospital. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.

Charlene was preceded in death by daughter, Tracy Ann Miller; brothers Jack , Harold, Dean, Donald; sister, Doris and infant Continue reading “Obituary: Charlene Stone”

Obituary: Juanita Nugent

Juanita Nugent, 75, of Grand Saline was born on Aug. 14, 1937 in Kaufman to the home of Lum English and Frances English and passed away on May 11, 2013 in Athens.

She is preceded in death by her parents; son Fred Nugent; daughter Trudy Nugent; brothers Pete and Charles; sisters Frances, Virgina “Punk”, Mae, Polly and Pat.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, Peter Nugent and wife Linda, Gayleen Nugent, Becky Gattis and husband Randy and Kitti Scrantz and husband Kevin and many other family and friends

Obituary: Darrell Lee Starks

Darrell Lee Starks
Darrell Lee Starks

Darrell Lee Starks, 60, of Gun Barrel City, was born on Nov. 12, 1953 in Dallas to the home of Glenn Edward Starks and Barbara Joyce Spradlings. He passed away on May 10, 2013.

He is preceded in death by his parents Glenn E. Starks and Barbara Starks.

Left to cherish his memory are his daughter Heather Marie Starks and brothers Roy Starks and Glenn Starks, Jr. and many other family and friends.

Funeral services will be held noon Saturday, May 17, 2013 at Moorhead Epps Chapel officiated by Bro. Frank Rayna under the direction of Moorhead Epps Funeral Home.

Obituary: John L. Sanders

John Sanders
John Sanders

Funeral services for John L. Sanders, 88, Athens, formerly of Stilwell, Okla., is scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday at Carroll-Lehr Funeral Chapel with Carrie Clark officiating. Visitation will be 10 a.m. to service time.

A Graveside service is scheduled for Wednesday 11:30 a.m. in Stilwell City Cemetery, with visitation Wednesday 10-11 a.m. at Hart Funeral Home, Stilwell, Okla.

Mr. Sanders died Sunday May 12, 2013 in Athens.

He was born May 11, 1925 to the late John Benjamin and Anna Amelia Paden Sanders.

Mr. Sanders moved to Athens in 1985 after retiring as an engineer for Mobil Oil for 35 years, serving two tours Continue reading “Obituary: John L. Sanders”

Obituary: Jean Shavor

Funeral Services for Jean Shavor, 79, of Brownsboro are scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at the Leagueville Baptist Church in Leagueville with Rev. James Craver officiating. Graveside services will follow at 3 p.m., in Longview at Grace Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Shavor went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, May 12, 2013 in Tyler.

Jean Shavor was born June 7, 1933 in Greggton, Texas the daughter of Rufus Leonard Craver and Birdie Spence Craver. She was a member of the Leagueville Baptist Church and devoted much of her time serving as a member of the prayer team, singing in the choir and cooking for grieving families. She took pride in her ability to minister to those in need Continue reading “Obituary: Jean Shavor”