Obituaries

Wed
17
Feb

Harry James Johnson

Harry James Johnson

The angelic hosts came for Harry Johnson on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016 at the Mexia LTC Rehab Center in Mexia, among loving family and devoted friends.
Viewing will be held Friday, Feb. 19 at Moore’s Angelic Funeral Home, 406 Monroe St. in Teague, beginning at 10 a.m. with the family present for visitation from 6 to 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Feb. 20, at 1 p.m. in the First United Methodist Church, 203 Canton St. in Mexia, with Rev. Lewis Brown and Rev. John DeLancy officiating. Interment will be in the Grayson Chapel Cemetery, FM 1365 in Teague with military honors by the Fort Hood Army Honor Guards.

Wed
17
Feb

Symotheressa Hobbs

Symotheressa Hobbs

Symotheressa Hobbs went to be with the Lord on Feb. 14, 2016 at Providence Hospital in Waco with his family by his side.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Feb. 20, at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Mexia. Interment will take place at Sandy Creek Cemetery in the Sandy Community.
Symotheressa Hobbs was born to Lewis and Valeresa West on Aug. 2, 1978. He accepted Christ at Greater Little Zion Baptist Church. He graduated from Mexia High School in 1997 and attended Navarro College from 1997-99.
He was preceded in death by his parents; grandfather, Lee Milton Hobbs Sr.; brother, Synotheressa Hobbs; aunt, Dorothy Lee Hobbs and uncle, Stanley Hobbs.

Wed
17
Feb

Henry Lee Adkison

Funeral services for Henry Lee Adkison will be held Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Dorsey-Keatts Funeral Home Chapel, with Minister Gerald Henderson officiating and pastor Billy Adkison as eulogist. Interment takes place at the Sandy Cemetery in the Sandy Community.
Viewing will be held Friday, Feb. 19, from 1 to 6 p.m. at the chapel.
Adkison was born Feb. 15, 1916 in Limestone County, to Marion and Mary Adkinon. He attended public school in the Sandy Community.
He joined the Navy on Jan. 20, 1944 and served for two years, then received an honorable discharge in October 1946. He spent the remainder of his life as a farmer in Limestone county.
He met and married Sarah Jane Mayfield, deceased, then later, married Geraldine Reeves, also deceased. A son, William “Bill;” daughter, Mary Lee Johnson; and grandson, Vince Edward Samuel, also preceded him in death.

Fri
12
Feb

Mabel Faye Todd Beene

Mabel Faye Todd Beene

Mabel Faye Todd Beene, 69, passed away Feb. 11, 2016 at her home in Cleburne.
Funeral services will be 3 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 13, at Blair-Stubbs Chapel with Rev. James Hooper officiating. Interment will follow in the Mexia Cemetery.
Visitation with the family was 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, at Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home.
Faye was born in Hubbard, on Dec. 10, 1946, to Ernest Todd and Vivian McDonald Todd Holman. She was a graduate of Coolidge High School, class of 1965. She married her lifelong partner of 50 years, Bobby Beene, on Dec. 18, 1965 in Coolidge.
Faye was happiest when she was surrounded by her family; they were her life. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and was so excited and anxiously awaiting the arrival of her first great-grandchild. Her favorite pastime was spoiling her grandchildren. She also enjoyed painting (was an excellent artist), scrapbooking and excelled in cooking.

Fri
12
Feb

John Knox ‘Johnny’ LeFevre

John Knox ‘Johnny’ LeFevre

John Knox “Johnny” LeFevre passed away at age 65 in Wortham, on Feb. 11, 2016.
Funeral services will be held Monday, Feb. 15, at 2 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Wortham, with Rev. Gary Watson officiating. Interment will follow at Wortham Cemetery. Visitation will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at the church until the time of the service.
Johnny was born on Feb. 1, 1951 in Mexia, to William Morris and Christine Bounds LeFevre. He was married to Spring Miller and they had one son, Joshua Knox LeFevre.

Fri
12
Feb

Dorothy A. Mathis

Funeral services for Dorothy A. Mathis are pending with Pearly Gates Funeral Home of Mexia.
Mathis made her transition from this earthly home to her heavenly home on Feb. 11, 2016 at Villa at Mountain View Health Center in Dallas, surrounded by family and friends.

Wed
10
Feb

Ella Marie Robinson Roblow

Ella Marie Robinson Roblow

Funeral services for Ella Marie Roblow were held Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church, 209 N. 6th Ave. in Teague. Elder Billy Ray Jackson officiated and Minister Dorsey Roblow Jr. was eulogist. Interment was at Antioch Cemetery in Teague.
Ella Marie Robinson Roblow was the fifth child of J. V. Robinson Sr. and Pauline Taylor Robinson and was born in Freestone County. Ella went to be with the Lord on Jan. 25, 2016 in Temple.
She grew up in Teague and graduated with Teague High School class of 1966. Ella married Lewis Roblow Sr. on May 24, 1975. She attended Temple Junior College where she enjoying walking to school. Ella was employed by Teague Sewing Factory, as a teacher aide for adult education and as a home health care worker. She held membership in First Baptist Church South Teague.

Wed
10
Feb

Harry Johnson

The angelic hosts came for Harry Johnson, husband of Gloria Johnson, on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016 in the Mexia LTC among loving family and devoted friends.
Services are pending at Moore's Angelic Funeral Home, 406 Monroe St. in Teague.
Visit mooresangelicfuneralhome.com to sign the guest book.

Mon
08
Feb

Donna G. Farmer McPherson

Donna G. Farmer McPherson

Donna G. Farmer McPherson, 56, passed away Feb. 6, 2016 in Groesbeck.
She was born Oct. 23, 1959 in Corsicana, the only child of Abb and Ila Farmer. She worked many years in retail and as a caregiver for Cen-Tex A.R.C. in Mexia, before being forced to retire due to health complications.
Donna married Jeffrey McPherson on Feb. 8, 1986 in Corsicana. Together they enjoyed spending time with family and friends, and spoiling their one and only grandchild, Nehemiah, “Nemo.”
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Donna is survived by her husband, Jeff, of Mexia; children, Jonathan McPherson and wife, Lyndie, of Groesbeck, and Scott Robinson and wife, Debbie, of Mexia; grandson, Nehemiah, and many, many cousins.
The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the staff of Providence Hospice and Groesbeck LTC for their care and support and the many others in the community for their prayers and support during Donna’s illness.

Mon
08
Feb

Dorothy Mae Henderson

Dorothy Mae Henderson

Dorothy Mae Henderson, 90, passed away Feb. 5, 2016 in Mexia.
Graveside services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 7, in the Mexia Cemetery, with Rev. Dale McDaniel officiating.
Dorothy was born Aug. 7, 1925 in Personville, to Henry and Jewel Pittman Dossey. She married her lifelong partner, Edsel M. Henderson, on Feb. 26, 1944 in Mexia. For a period of time, she worked for a dry cleaners and as a daycare teacher; however, taking care of her husband and raising their children was her first priority.
There was no doubt that Dorothy loved the Lord, her family and many friends. She was happiest when she was surrounded by her family. When she wasn’t busy with church, family or friends, she enjoyed working puzzle books. Dorothy had an outgoing personality, enjoyed visiting with people and believed in treating everyone with respect; she was loved by all who knew her. She was a longtime active member of the First Baptist Church in Tehuacana.

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