Melba Jo (Parker) Ellis

Funeral services for Melba Jo (Parker) Ellis, age 70, of Slidell, Louisiana, were held 11 A.M., Saturday, May 9, 2020, at Oakwood Cemetery, Oakwood, Texas. Bro. Richard Heard officiated the service and Fred Weisinger presented the eulogy. Melba Jo (Parker) Ellis was born on June 8, 1949, in Oakwood, Texas to Sidney & Thelma (Weisinger)…

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Lewis Samuel Washington, Jr.

Lewis Samuel Washington, Jr. was born March 18, 1960, to Lewis Samuel, Sr. and Roxiana ( Buckner) Washington. He lived in Mexia for a number of years, as well as Centerville and Killeen, before moving to Houston where he remained for the past twenty-two years. Lewis was a member of the Zion Temple Church of…

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Annie Mae Nettles

Graveside services for Annie Mae Nettles, 92, were held 2 P.M., Saturday, May 9, 2020, at Liberty Cemetery, north of Centerville. Pastor Matthew Timmons officiated the service. Annie was born December 12, 1927 in Social Grove, Texas to Ben & Clara (Parsons) Durant. She passed away April 28, 2020 in Fort Worth, Texas. Annie was…

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Darrell Lynn Grayson

Darrell Lynn Grayson, 33, the fishing daddy, rib-lover and Dallas Cowboys fanatic quietly passed away on Friday, May 1st while taking a nap prior to a fishing trip. Darrell was born October 8, 1986, in Seagoville, Texas and raised both in Centerville, Texas and Dallas, Texas. He was a true cowboy at heart. Darrell attended…

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Dina Michelle (Ayo) Scioneaux

Dina Michelle (Ayo) Scioneaux was born August 20, 1969, in Irving, Texas to Allan Murphy  Ayo, Jr. & Barbara Ann Eitle. She was employed by AT&T for a number of years and had lived in Freestone County with her husband and children for the past year. Dina enjoyed an active lifestyle and was a “thrill-seeker.”…

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James “Jimmy” Delton Beddingfield, Jr.

James “Jimmy” Delton Beddingfield, Jr. was born March 31, 1941 in Jewett, Texas and passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2020 in Tyler, Texas.  He was 79 years old.  He was the first born to the marriage of James Delton, Sr. and Ruth Davidson Beddingfield. A private graveside service was held Sunday, April 19, 2020 at…

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Mr. Wiley “Bill/Duke” Washington

Mr. Wiley “Bill/Duke” Washington, aged 72 wonderful years, of Fresno, Texas, passed away at home April 5, 2020. Mr. Washington fought a long battle with lung cancer. He Won!!! Mr. Washington is preceded in death by his wife, JoAnn Ethel Reeves; parents, Joe Lee & Evelyn Pearl Washington and brothers, Joe Lee, Elmer Gene and…

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V. Ralph Cole, Jr.

Graveside services for V. Ralph Cole, Jr., 82, will be held on Wednesday, April 15, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. at Marquez Cemetery. Virgil Ralph Cole Jr was born in Chickasha, OK on October 20, 1937. He passed away peacefully on Monday April 5, 2020 in Dallas at the home of his daughter. Ralph was an…

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Sylvia Richards

Sylvia Richards, age 74, of Centerville died March 25, 2020.  She was born Sylvia V. Suttle on September 19, 1946, in the Suttle family home in the Eunice Community of northeast Leon County.  After graduating from Centerville High School in 1965, she took a hair styling course in Waco, Texas.  Sylvia worked in a beauty…

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Richard McGhee

Richard McGhee was a man who was dedicated to his wife and family. He was born February 27, 1943 in Valdosta, Georgia.  An Air Force veteran, he worked for Houston Lighting and Power (HL&P) for thirty years before retiring to raise horses. He moved to Buffalo, Texas in 1984 where he co-owned Winners Circles Enterprises…

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