Obituaries

Mon
09
Jun

Dorothy Diane Weatherly


Dorothy Diane Weatherly

Dorothy Diane Weatherly, 69, of Richardson, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family and friends at Medical City, Dallas on Thursday, June 5, 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 11, at Woodcreek Church, 3400 E. Renner Road in Richardson. A reception will follow the service in The Atrium of Woodcreek.
Dorothy Weatherly was born in Waco and grew up in Prairie Hill, the daughter of Victor Mark Hardin and Dorothy Faye Ward Hardin. Dorothy attended Mexia High School and Stephen F. Austin University, receiving her degree in accounting and economics.
She was preceded in death by her parents.

Fri
06
Jun

Julius Nussbaum


Julius Nussbaum

 Julius Nussbaum, 80, formerly of Greenville, died Wednesday, June 4, 2014 in Louisville, Kentucky. Graveside services will be 3 p.m., Friday, June 6, at Temple Emanu-El Cemetery in Dallas under the direction of Coker-Mathews Funeral Home. Rabbi Debra Robbins will officiate. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday, June 7, from 3 to 5 p.m.
Nussbaum was born in Mexia on March 21, 1934. He was the son of Claude Albert Nussbaum and Alma Fleig Nussbaum. He married Joan Glassman on Dec. 27, 1955 in Dallas. Nussbaum was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, serving as a navigator. He was retired from Glassman Oxygen and Supply Company in Greenville. He was a member of Temple Emanu-El in Dallas.

Thu
05
Jun

Hazel Brooks


Hazel Brooks

Funeral services for Hazel Brooks will be held Saturday June 7, at 1 p.m. at Greater Haynes Memorial C.O.G.I.C., 601 N. Denton in Mexia. Visitation will be held Friday, June 6, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Pearly Gates Funeral Home in Mexia.
Hazel Brooks was born Oct. 8, 1927 in Kosse. She departed this life on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at her residence, surrounded by loved ones.
She was the sixth child born to Nealie Brooks and Hattie Jackson-Brooks.
She was baptized and accepted Christ at an early age.
She is preceded in death by both mother and father; two children, Marice Brooks and Johnnie Brooks-Echols; six sisters and one brother.

Thu
05
Jun

Dorothy Jeannette Simpson DeLong

Dorothy Jeannette Simpson DeLong was born March 23, 1924 and passed away on May 31, 2014.
Dorothy enjoyed genealogy and was a great wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Ruby and Luis Simpson; her son, Robert E. DeLong Jr.; and her husband, Robert E. DeLong Sr.
She is survived by her daughter, Hannah Ann DeLong O’Donnell; granddaughter, Risa Ann Benedict; grandson, Robert E DeLong III; two great-granddaughters, Britney and Ariel, and numerous family members and friends.
The family will place her next to her late husband at an Interment of Remains service on Saturday, June 7, at 10 AM at Mexia Cemetery in Mexia.
Memorial condolences may be made to the family online at shmfh.com.

Mon
02
Jun

Samuel Delma 'Sam' Jackson Jr.


Samuel Delma 'Sam' Jackson Jr.

Samuel Delma "Sam” Jackson Jr., 81, passed away May 29, 2014 in Mexia. Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Saturday, May 31, at the First Baptist Church with Rev. Marcus Sheffield officiating. Interment will be in the Prairie Grove Cemetery.
Sam was born Aug. 9, 1932 in Kickapoo, to Samuel Delma and Mary Elizabeth Hall Jackson. He graduated from Mexia High School in 1951. He proudly served two years in U.S. Army during the Korean War. On Oct. 19, 1956 in Corsicana, Sam married the love of his life, Jeraldine “Red” Farmer.
Sam was employed by E.G. Hall Oil Company and then the Mexia State School, where he retired after 32 years of service in the Recreation department.

Mon
02
Jun

Jackie Lynn Fisher


Jackie Lynn Fisher

Jackie Lynn Fisher, 75, of Wimberley, passed away peacefully from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis on May 30, 2014, surrounded by his family.
Jackie was born April 30, 1939 in Jet, Okla. to Woodford Pascal Fisher and Dorothy Berneice Kelly Fisher. The family moved to Texas and Jackie graduated from Mexia High School in 1957, where he played cornet in the Mexia Black Cat Band. In nearby Point Enterprise, he met the love of his life, Janice Thornton. They were high school sweethearts and were married in 1959.

Mon
02
Jun

Hazel Brooks

Funeral services for Hazel Brooks are pending at Pearly Gates Funeral Home in Mexia. Brooks  went to be with the Lord on May 28, 2014 at her residence, among family and friends. Visit pearlygatesfuneralhome.org to sign the register book.

Mon
02
Jun

Dorothy Ben Lowe


Dorothy Ben Lowe

Dorothy Ben Lowe, 89, of Groesbeck, passed away Saturday, May 31, 2014, at Limestone Medical Center.
Graveside services were held Monday, June 2, at the Faulkenberry Cemetery Pavilion, with Rev. Tracy Sims of the Central Baptist Church of Thornton officiating.
Serving as pallbearers were Bob Tramel, Frank Barker, Tyler Barker, Bob Hamilton, Ellis Turrubiarte, Jesse Jackson, Kermit Lowe and Sam Wiley.
Dorothy was born March 6, 1925 in Groesbeck to Sam Ben Wiley and Viola Pearl (Briggs) Wiley. She grew up in Groesbeck and graduated from Groesbeck High School.  

Mon
02
Jun

Annette Marie Self-Daniel


Annette Marie Self-Daniel

Annette Marie Self-Daniel, 56, of Houston, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 24, 2014 after a courageous battle with breast cancer. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 7, at Porter Funeral Home in Mexia with Rev. Tod Tanner of First Baptist Church of Groesbeck officiating.
Annette was born July 7, 1957 in San Antonio to Richard and Ella Self. She was a nurse, passionate about taking good care of her patients. Annette will be remembered for her love of the Lord, her love of life, and her love of her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents.

Wed
28
May

Eugenia M. Scott


Eugenia M. Scott

The angelic hosts came for Eugenia M. Scott on May 27, 2014 at her residence in the Salem community of Teague, among loving family and devoted friends.
Viewing at Moore's Angelic Funeral Home, 406 Monroe St. in Teague, takes place Friday, May 30, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Funeral services will be Saturday, May 31, at 11 a.m. in the Moore's Angelic Funeral Chapel. Interment will be in the Hopewell Cemetery in Centerville.
Eugenia Scott was born Oct. 19, 1922 and was a retired teacher.
She is survived by her son, Walter Scott Jr; nieces and nephews including Curtis Banks and wife, Lelia, of Dallas, Sybil Burrell and husband, Bobby, of Teague, Christine Yeldell and husband, Billy Ray, and Raymond Banks, all of Dallas, Urban Banks, of Teague and Everglean Thomas and McKinley Banks, both of Houston; as well as a number of other relatives and friends.
Moore's Angelic Funeral Home is serving the Scott family.

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