SENIOR STROLL – MAY 21, 2020

The  senior class of 2020 returned to the Leon campus on Thursday, May 21 for one last stroll around the school. Friends and family cheered from the elementary and high school parking lots as the seniors made the long walk.  Before the stroll, seniors were allowed to clean out lockers, hand in final projects and…

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Edith Burke Lagrone

Edith Burke Lagrone of Concord passed from this earthly life to her heavenly home May 22, 2020, in Bryan, Texas. Edith was born May 6, 1925, in Concord, Texas, at her parents’ home along Brushy Creek. Her parents, Mark and Bertha Springer Burke, moved into town when Edith was seven years old so she could…

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Burnia B. Jones, Sr.

Age 80 Funeral services for Burnia B. Jones were held on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Jewett. Bro. Allen Crosby officiated. Interment followed the services at Jewett Cemetery. Mr. Jones passed away on Sunday, May 17, 2020, at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in Temple. He was…

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Mamie A. White

Age 84 Funeral services for Mamie A. White were held on Sunday, May 24, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. at Ricks-Bowers Funeral Home in Jewett. Interment followed the services at Simon-White Family Cemetery near Jewett. Mrs. White passed away on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, in Midlothian. She was born in Henly, TX in Hayes County, on…

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E. Wylene Trammell Crenshaw

Age 66 Graveside services for E. Wylene Trammell Crenshaw will be held on Thursday, May 28, 2020, at Poole Cemetery near Richards, TX. Mrs. Crenshaw passed away on Monday, May 18, 2020, at her residence near Buffalo. She was born in Houston on August 20, 1953, and grew up in Clover Leaf. Wylene met her…

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John Shannon Morgan

John Shannon Morgan, 53, of Conroe, Texas, passed away on May 19, 2020. A funeral service was held on Friday, May 22, 2020, at 2 P.M. at Walters Funeral Home in Centerville, Texas. Burial followed the funeral service at Siloam Cemetery. Pallbearers:  Jonathan Morgan, Joshua Morgan, Jacob Morgan, Doni Morgan, Daniel Morgan, Taylor Morgan John…

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Richard Prather Medford

Richard Prather Medford passed away on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, in Fairfield, Texas. Rick was born November 8, 1947 in Madisonville, Texas, to Isom Eugene “Gene” Medford and Mattie Bea Prather Medford. He spent his early years living at the family farm in Leon County, where he developed his love of family and the outdoors.…

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Lillian Marie (Nowak) Schoen

Lillian Marie (Nowak) Schoen, 98, of Centerville, with her daughters by her side, passed from this earthly home to her heavenly dwelling place April 28, 2020. She was born March 19, 1922, in Springfield, Illinois to Carl & Marie (Garlo) Nowak. Lillian had lived in Centerville since 1983, coming from Friendswood, Texas. She had been…

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Paul E. Kennedy

Paul E. Kennedy, 75, passed away in the early morning hours of May 10, 2020, in The Woodlands, Texas following a lengthy illness. He was born June 8, 1944, in Houston, Texas to Marvin Kennedy & Leo J. (Rhodes) Olson. Paul served his country in the U.S. Army and married his sweetheart, Annie “Ann” Gurka,…

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Luther Eric Petty

After 94 years of a life well lived, Luther Eric (L.E.) Petty died peacefully on May 1, 2020, at his home in Cypress, Texas. After a period of failing health, he moved from this world to the next while surrounded by loved ones. L.E. was born on October 20, 1925 in Marquez, Texas, to Finis…

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