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”

Obituary: Rebecca ‘Becky’ Sue Thomas

Rebecca “Becky” Sue Thomas of log Cabin passed away on May 10, 2013 at the age of 52.

Becky was born on Sept. 25, 1960 in Eustace to James Elmo and Ruth Latham Irby.

She is survived by Ruben Manning; sons, Aron and wife Karrie Irby, Chris and wife Sarah Thomas, brothers, Randy and Dinker Irby; sisters, Diane Henderson and Linda Arterburne; 9 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Ruth Irby; husband, James Thomas; sister, Kathy Southern.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 from 10 a.m. to noon at Huckabee/ Tomlinson Funeral Home in Malakoff. Service will follow at noon May 14, 2013 at Huckabee/Tomlinson Funeral Home, Malakoff.

Obituary: Harold Eugene Parks

Harold Eugene Parks
Harold Eugene Parks

Harold Eugene Parks of Trinidad passed away at the age of 74 in Trinidad.

Harold was born on Aug. 28,1938 in Trinidad to Johnny Simpson and Mozelle Parks.

He is survived by his son, Johnny and wife Lara Parks; daughter, Julie Parks Cantrell and husband David; sisters, Judy and husband Dutter Rogers, Janice and husband Donny Rogers; sister-in-law, Rosa Parks; grandchildren, Candice Williams, Brooke and Bailey Parks, Autumn Ellman, Stacy Barber, David Cantrell Jr., Dustin Cantrell, Robin Cantrell, Amber Stoher, Chase March Banks; numerous great-grandchildren.

He was preceded Continue reading “Obituary: Harold Eugene Parks”