Laurent Joseph Desautels

Laurent Joseph Desautels became another angel in heaven on May 14th, 2019 at age 89 at his son’s home in Marquez Texas. He was born November 18, 1929 in St. Theodore D’Acton, Quebec Canada the son of the late, Omer & Yvonne (Dion) Desautels. Laurent married Yolande Salois (Winn) on June 28, 1958 at All…

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Douglas Wayne Rae

Douglas Wayne Rae of Mount Ida AR went to be with the Lord on May 19, 2019 after a battle with cancer. He loved the Lord and his family. He will be remembered as always wanting to keep the grass mowed and his love for family. He was born March 8, 1944 in Leon County,…

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Lozelle Hohlt

Age 93 Funeral services for Lozelle Hohlt will be held on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. at Ricks-Bowers Funeral Home in Jewett. Interment will follow the services at Sardis Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, prior to the service beginning at 11:00 a.m. Mrs. Hohlt passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2019,…

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Romus Valton Burgin

Romus Valton Burgin of Lancaster, Texas was born August 13, 1922, in Marquez, Texas to Joseph Harmon and Beulah Mae (Perry) Burgin. He passed from this life on April 6, 2019, at the age of 96. Valton (R.V.) was preceded in death by wife, Florence Riseley Burgin, brother, Joseph Delton (J.D.) who was killed in…

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Preston Lane Selman

Funeral services for Preston Lane Selman were held on Friday, May 10, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Ricks-Bowers Funeral Home in Jewett. A private interment followed the service. Preston passed away on Monday, May 6, 2019 at Hermann Memorial Hospital. Mr. Selman was born on September 25, 1997 in Palestine. He grew up in Madisonville…

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Anna Lee Comer

Anna Lee Comer, devoted wife, mother, grandmother & great-grandmother, passed away May 9, 2019 in Centerville, Texas exactly one month after her seventy-eighth birthday. She was born in Houston, Texas April 9, 1941, an only child to H. Russell & Katie Mary Iomi (Lynch) Davis. Anna Lee was raised in Houston. She married James “Buck”…

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Juanita Mae Wooley

Juanita Mae Wooley was born October 27, 1932 in the Nineveh Community of Leon County, Texas. Her parents were Wallace & Willie (Langley) McCarty. Mae worked at Dairy Queen in Centerville as a cook for a number of years. She was also employed as a cook at various other restaurants. Her family would always comment…

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Lady Cougars clinch District 21 Championship on Senior Night

  By Bobby Barr On Tuesday, April 16, the Leon Lady Cougars officially clinched the District 21 softball championship, blasting the Latexo Lady Tigers 18-0 and 16-0 in back-to-back run-ruled 3-inning games. Leon bats pounded out 34 runs and 28 hits including five home runs.  The Maci Bumpurs/Kassidy Cravey combo allowed zero runs and five…

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Evelyn Joy Hull

Funeral services Evelyn Joy Hull will be held on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Little Flock Baptist Church near Jewett. Interment will follow at Little Flock Cemetery. Ms. Hull passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at Groesbeck LTC Nursing & Rehabilitation. Evelyn was born on November 25, 1926 in Concord to…

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Etta Norene “Momma N” Neyland

Etta Norene “Momma N” Neyland passed away at her home peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at the age of 79 years.  She was born on April 30, 1939 in Bald Prairie, Texas to Travis and Ruba Faison Reagan. Norene was a Franklin High School graduate and attended Sam Houston…

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