Obituaries

Tue
30
May

Audrey Berdine Kennedy

Audrey Berdine Kennedy, 88, of Mexia passed away May 25, 2017 in Groesbeck. Funeral services was at 2 p.m., Sunday, May 28 at Blair-Stubbs Chapel with the Reverend Marcus Sheffield officiating. Interment followed in the Mexia Cemetery with Chris Kennedy, Jody Kennedy, Jack Richardson, Zack Richardson, Landen Frazier and Bryce Rand serving as pallbearers.
Visitation was with the family from 4-6 p.m., Saturday, at Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home.
Audrey was born Oct. 25, 1928 in Independence to Willie and Millie Pohlmeyer Schroeder. She married her loving husband, Vernon Kennedy, on Jan. 12, 1946 and they were blessed with three children, Jerry, Kenneth and Frances. She lived in the Mexia area for 70 years, most of those years were in Forest Glade. Audrey was strong willed and a hard worker. She worked for the Mexia Textile Mill and retired from the Mexia State School.

Tue
30
May

Audrey Berdine Kennedy

Audrey Berdine Kennedy, 88, of Mexia passed away May 25, 2017 in Groesbeck. Funeral services was at 2 p.m., Sunday, May 28 at Blair-Stubbs Chapel with the Reverend Marcus Sheffield officiating. Interment followed in the Mexia Cemetery with Chris Kennedy, Jody Kennedy, Jack Richardson, Zack Richardson, Landen Frazier and Bryce Rand serving as pallbearers.
Visitation was with the family from 4-6 p.m., Saturday, at Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home.
Audrey was born Oct. 25, 1928 in Independence to Willie and Millie Pohlmeyer Schroeder. She married her loving husband, Vernon Kennedy, on Jan. 12, 1946 and they were blessed with three children, Jerry, Kenneth and Frances. She lived in the Mexia area for 70 years, most of those years were in Forest Glade. Audrey was strong willed and a hard worker. She worked for the Mexia Textile Mill and retired from the Mexia State School.

Fri
26
May

Altus Carter, Sr.

The angelic hosts came for Altus Carter, Sr. on Thursday, May 18, 2017 in the Temple V.A. Hospital among loving family and devoted friends.
Viewing was held from 6-8 p.m., Friday, May 26 in the Moore’s Angelic Furneral Chapel. Funeral service wwill be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, May 27 in the Sweet Home Missionary Baptist Church, 311 N. Baker Street, Mexia with the pastor, Rev. Byron Ravnell officiating, and Rev. Kevin VanHook as Eulogist. Interment will be in the Cedar Hill Cemetery, 1618 W. Hwy 84, Mexia.

Fri
19
May

Lee Ella Thompson Moffett

Lee Ella Thompson Moffett went to be with her Lord and Savior on May 10, 2017.
She was born a twin on Oct. 18, 1916 in Kirvin to the parentage of Ella Williams Thompson and Mango Thompson. Both parents preceded her in death, along with her twin brother, Lee Thompson, Robert Thompson, and Willie Lee Thompson, three sisters, Willie Perl, Mary and Ruthie.
Lee Ella attended and completed high school in Kirvin.
She accepted Christ at a early age. Lee Ella attended Webb Chapel and later joined Henderson Chapel Primitive Baptist Church. She was a faithful and supportive member until her health failed her. She served the Lord while confined at home. She also served as an usher, sang in the choir, was the President of the Mother’s Board of the Old Land Mark Primitive Baptist Association, Mother of Henderson Chapel, and a member of the Eastern Star Association.

Wed
17
May

Cody Allen Montgomery

Cody Allen Montgomery passed away on May 15, 2017 in Mexia, at the age of 29. Memorial services for Cody will be 2 p.m., Thursday, May 18 at the First Baptist Church with the Reverend Marcus Sheffield officiating.
Visitation with the family will be prior to the service beginning at 1 p.m., at First Baptist Church.
Cody was born Dec. 2, 1987 in Corsicana to Brian K. Montgomery and Susan M. Williams Montgomery. He has been a resident of Mexia for 20 years and graduated from Mexia High School, Class of 2006. After high school, he enrolled in the oil field classes at Navarro College. 
Cody was known for his fun-loving spirit. He had an inquisitive mind and loved history and nature. You could often find Cody picking on a guitar, fishing or hanging out with friends, making them laugh.
Cody was preceded in death by his father, Brian Kelly Montgomery. 

Wed
17
May

Gerald Dean Henderson

Gerald Dean Henderson passed away May 16, 2017 in Mexia at the age of 85. Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Friday, May 19 at Blair-Stubbs Chapel with Mr. Kent Kendall officiating. Interment will follow Mexia Cemetery.
Visitation with the family will begin prior to the service at 1 p.m., Friday, at Blair-Stubbs Chapel.
Gerald was born Nov. 12, 1931 in Lost Prairie to Lester and Allie Lee Davis Henderson. He attended Mexia schools and graduated from Mexia High School, Class of 1950. Gerald proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy from 1951-1955. On March 13, 1955, he married the love of his life, Marie Petery, in New York.  
Gerald retired from the Dallas Zoo, after 30 years of service as Supervisor of the Primate Department and returned to Mexia. He joined, and became an active member of the Mexia Lions Club. Gerald was very proud of his affiliation with the Lions Club and, in honor of his dedication, became the recipient of the Melvin Jones Award. 

Mon
15
May

Martha B. Williams

Martha B. Williams passed away on May 13, 2017 in Waco at the age of 75. Funeral services was at 2 p.m., Tuesday, May 16 at Calvary Baptist Church with the Reverend Shane Norcross officiating. Interment followed in the Forest Glade Cemetery. Blake Reed, Chad Commander, Darrell Spurlock, Jordan Maggard, Jason Morton and Steven Starnes served as pallbearers.
Visitation with the family was from noon until service time at 2 p.m., Tuesday at Calvary Baptist Church.

Fri
12
May

Carolynn Ann Williamson Thornton

Carolynn Ann Williamson Thornton, wife, mother, grandmother and child of God died on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at the age of 68. 
Carolynn was loving, kind, devoted and a faithful servant to our Lord and Savior. She was a woman focused on service and family. She loved quilting, reading, cooking shows, the color pink, things with bling, shopping trips with a splurge, Christian fellowship, and church on Sunday. She was witty and funny and a constant source of inspiration and love. She was the whole world in her husband’s, Will’s, eyes and the love in her children’s heart.

Fri
12
May

Oliver Wendell Holmes

The Angelic Hosts came for Oliver Wendell Holmes on Friday morning, May 5, 2017 in the Kindred Hospital in Mansfield among loving family and devoted friends. 
Viewing began Thursday, May 11 from 1-8 p.m. with the family present from 6-8 p.m.
Funeral services were held May 12 at 11 a.m. in the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Plano with the pastor, Rev. Isiah Joshua, Jr., officiating. Interment will be Friday, May 19 at 11:30 a.m. in the DFW National Cemetery. Dallas and Funeral Honors will be provided by Dyess Air Force Base, Abiline. 
Oliver W. Holmes was born on July 8, 1945 in Plano to the parents of Jack and Mae Leatha Whitfield Holmes.  He passed away suffering from a serious illness.

Fri
12
May

Sylvia Juanita Johnson

Sylvia Juanita Johnson entered into her heavenly home, from Tyler, on May 12, 2017 at the age of 87. A celebration of her life will be at 2 p.m., Monday, May 15 at Blair-Stubbs Chapel with the Reverend Bill Wright, Jr. and Rev. Jeff Wright officiating. Interment will follow in the Mexia Cemetery. Justin Johnson, Christopher Johnson, Brian Wallace, Bradley Wallace, Garrett Thibodeaux and Logan Durrett will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation with the family will be prior to the service beginning at 1 p.m. on Monday at Blair-Stubbs Chapel.

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