Obituaries

Fri
29
Apr

Trenton Douglas Lenamond

Trenton Douglas Lenamond, of Groesbeck, passed away at Limestone Medical Center on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at age 36.
Funeral services were held Friday, April 29, at the Church on the Rock in Groesbeck, with Pastor Billy Bever officiating. Burial followed in Cobb Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Clint Winstead, Colin Lenamond, Josh Lenamond, Bubba Wedgman, Heath Masters, Desi Lenamond, Jimmy Winstead, and Lance Pollard. Honorary pallbearers were Ramsey Smith, Eric Lundh, Ty Pagel, Clay Wimberly, Justin Duke, Ricky Williamson, Keith Ailes, Billy Williams, Darius Quinlan, Clint Bellah, Larry Thompson and Dusty Capps.
Trent was born Dec. 5, 1979 in Corsicana, to Jimmy and LaVaughn Lenamond. He attended Groesbeck High School. He learned to work at an early age with his Dad, and worked all his life with him in the drilling business, first in Double J Drilling, and then as a partner in Limestone Drilling Company. He lived all his life in the Box Church area.

Wed
27
Apr

Alice Pauline Tarkington

Alice Pauline Tarkington

Alice Pauline Tarkington, 98, of Hewitt and formerly of Mexia, passed away April 26, 2016 at the Senior Care Center in Hewitt.
Funeral services are Saturday, April 30, at 10 a.m. at Mexia First Assembly of God, with Rev. Paul Moore and her grandson, Paul E. Moore, officiating. Interment will follow at Point Enterprise Cemetery. Family visitation will be held Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Porter Funeral Home.
Tarkington was born Aug. 23, 1917 in Mexia, to Lewis and Nelle Black Johnson. She was a devoted mother and wife to Rev. Homer Tarkington, a former longtime pastor here in Mexia.
Alice was preceded in death by her husband, Homer; parents; daughter, Pat White; grandsons, Doug and Matthew Jackson; two brothers and five sisters.

Wed
27
Apr

Lucille Hunt

Lucille Hunt

The family of Lucille Hunt sent her on her way by Moore’s angelic hosts on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at the Manor Nursing Home of Mexia.
Viewing will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. Friday, April 29 at the funeral home. Funeral services are Saturday, April 30, at 1 p.m. at St. Luke United Methodist Church, 405 S. Belknap St. in Mexia, with the pastor, Rev. Robert Campbell, officiating. Interment will be at Woodland Cemetery. Viewing will be from 11 a.m. until services begin at 1 p.m. at the church.
Hunt was born June 3, 1931 in Oakwood, to Elbert Robinson and Minnie L. Smiley Foster. She grew up in Mexia and graduated from Dunbar High School. She returned to Mexia after living in Midland. Lucille had a passion for food service and worked in hotels, restaurants and the Mexia State School.
At the time of her death, she was a member of the St. Luke United Methodist Church, where she had served as secretary of the Sunday school and the United Methodist Women.

Mon
25
Apr

Jewell Kaye Wilson

Jewell Kaye Wilson

Jewell Kaye Wilson, 60, of Mexia, passed away April 22, 2016 in Dallas. Graveside services were 2 p.m. Monday, April 25, in the Old Union Cemetery, with Cliff Fox officiating.
Visitation with the family was 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, at Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home. There was a family-only visitation Monday at 11 a.m.
Kaye was born Feb. 25, 1956 in Groesbeck, to Jesse E. and Lucille Roberts Wilson. She grew up in Mexia, graduated from Mexia High School in 1974 and Navarro College in 1976. She was employed at the Mexia State School for 15 years and Walmart for 13 years.
Although Kaye never had any children of her own, she helped raise her nieces and nephews, loving them as her own. She enjoyed nothing more than family gatherings; her family always came first, they were her life. Kaye will be remembered for her sweet, unselfish, caring and loving ways.
Kaye was a member of Groesbeck Church of Christ.

Mon
25
Apr

David Marc Wilson

David Marc Wilson

Marc Wilson passed peacefully into heaven’s arms on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. He was surrounded by his loving family, including his soulmate and wife of nearly 40 years, Pamela Kay Wilson.
Marc was born March 3, 1953.
His life was one of music, ministry and family. He served as minister of music in his home church, First Baptist of Deleon, while attending college at Howard Payne University. At HPU, Marc was a proud member of the Swinging Stinger Band, playing in the "Mighty Trumpet Section." The band not only marched corps-style at football games, but also performed sacred and secular music in churches across Texas and internationally.

Mon
25
Apr

Dorothy Ann ‘Doris’ Sunday

Dorothy Ann ‘Doris’ Sunday

Dorothy Ann “Doris” Sunday, 65, of Mexia passed away April 24, 2016 at her home, surrounded by her loving family.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 27, at Blair-Stubbs Chapel with Rev. Bryan Hallmark officiating. Interment will follow in the Mexia Cemetery.
Visitation with the family will be 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, at Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home.
Doris Ann was born April 21, 1951 to Jewell Spears, who later married E.D. “Red” Carter. Doris Ann grew up in the Tehuacana Valley area and attended school in Tehuacana and Mexia. She was an employee of Brookshire’s for 25 years and completed 15 years of service at Kirby’s, prior to retirement due to health.
On April 19, 1974, Doris Ann married Mike Sunday and they were blessed with a son, Cody. They built a home in Tehuacana Valley, where they raised their son and just observed their 42nd wedding anniversary.

Mon
25
Apr

Patsy Dell Scott

Patsy Dell Scott

Patsy Dell Scott, 80, passed away Saturday, April 23, 2016 in Brazos Point. Graveside services were 1:30 p.m. Monday in Brazos Point Cemetery. Visitation was 10:30 a.m. to noon Monday at Full Gospel Church in Brazos Point.
Patsy was born May 9, 1935 in the community of Sedwick, to R.W. Sr. and Bonnie Garrett Edgar. She lived in Shackelford County until 1964, when she met and married Carl Scott in Albany. They moved to Wortham in Freestone County in 1965, where Patsy was city secretary for 13 years. She was also a professional seamstress.
She and Carl moved to Brazos Point in 1996 where they went into partnership with their son, Daniel Scott, in the stone quarry business. Patsy retired after a few years and worked in her yard and had a beautiful garden. She was a member of Full Gospel Church.
Patsy was preceded in death by her parents; son-in-law, David Gregory; brothers, R.W. Edgar Jr. and wife, Rayma, James Edgar, Earl Edgar and Jackie Edgar.

Mon
25
Apr

Eddie Clifton ‘Cliff’ Crownover

Private memorial services will be held April 30, 2016 for family and close friends at Mr. Crownover’s previous residence.
Cliff was born Sept. 20, 1937 in Tecumseh, Okla., and passed away April 21, 2016 at Groesbeck LTC.
In the summer of 1983, Cliff met his wife, Margaret, who he married Feb. 14, 1984. He loved to go fishing every chance he could and watch bull riding. Cliff worked for Propane Energy Company for more than 30 years.
He is survived by his wife of 32 years; sister, Lou Donnohue of Lake Jackson; children, Trent Crownover, Johnny Whitmire, of Cuero, and Jason Whitmire and wife, Brenda, of Copperas Cove; and many nieces, nephews and grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the charity of one’s choice.
Visit blair-stubbs.com to leave the family a message.

Mon
25
Apr

Fred Dickson

Funeral services for Fred Dickson, of Temple, are pending at Pearly Gates Funeral Home in Mexia.
Pearly Gates Funeral Home of Mexia is in charge of arrangements.

Wed
20
Apr

Aubrey Lee ‘Billy’ Jones

Aubrey Lee ‘Billy’ Jones

The angelic hosts came for Aubrey Lee “Billy” Jones at his residence in Kosse, on Friday, April 15, 2016, among loving family and devoted friends.
Viewing will be held Friday, April 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Groesbeck Funeral Home, 1215 E. Yeagar in Groesbeck, under the direction of Moore's Angelic Funeral Home of Teague.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 23, at 11 a.m. in the Lone Star Missionary Baptist Church, 629 N. Grayson in Groesbeck, with the pastor, Rev. Nathaniel Bedford, officiating, and Rev. L.B. Perry, pastor of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church of Stranger, as eulogist. Interment will be in the Chapel Hill Cemetery of Calvert, with full Masonic funeral rites by Hopeful Lodge #78, F&AM of Texas, from Marlin.
Aubrey “Billy” Jones was born in Limestone County on Oct. 10, 1950, the fifth child born to Ennis Jones and Jewel Watkins Jones. He grew up in Kosse and graduated from Washington High School with the class of 1969.

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