Services for Judy Laverne Horton (Shinn), 63, of Mabank, were held Jan. 7,
2012, at Eubank Funeral Home in Mabank.
Horton was born Nov. 20, 1948, in Dallas, to Lloyd and Bert Shinn and died
Jan. 2, 2012, after a long battle with kidney cancer.
Horton enjoyed shopping and decorating, especially at Christmas time. She
loved doing anything with paint, glue, scissors, crafts, glitter and design.
She had an eye for fashion and enjoyed helping her parents run and operate
their dress shop for many years.
She also enjoyed fishing and sharing stories with her family, kids, and
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Survivors include former husband Gary Horton; children Don Horton and Shay
Rollins and her husband, Russell; grandchildren Anissa Aguirre, Lacee and
Amber Horton; step-grandchildren, Kelsi and Baylee Rollins;
great-grandchildren Astin and Alexis; brother Lloyd Shinn and his wife,
Barbara, their daughter Summer Cook and husband Kelly, and neices and
nephews Kailey, Ashlyn, and Camden; aunts Shirley Owens and Gail Thomas;
mother-in-law Hellen Greer and her daughter, Carolyn Carbajal; friends
Debbie Thomas, Danice Williams, Bruce Williams, Kay Hulse, FJ, Brenda
Richard, Thomas Embry, Dakota Watson, Thomas and Traci Fugitt and many pets.
Instead of flowers, the family asks donations be made to the Kidney Cancer
Association or the American Cancer Society in her name.
A personal tribute can be made online at
Services for Jimmy Don “Jim” Elliott, 62, of Mabank, were held Jan. 6, 2012,
at Clearview Bible Church with Bros. Steve Glosup and David Glosup
officiating, under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home, in Canton. Burial
was held at Old Bethel Cemetery, in Canton.
Elliott was born Aug. 17, 1949, in Canton, to Daphine Ayers and Amos Jack
Elliott and died Jan. 3, 2012, in Mabank.
He was a Baptist by faith, working in various areas of construction of
Clearview Bible Church, owned and operated J & L. Perforators from 1982-1992
and served in the US Marine Corp. from 1971-1977.
Elliott was also a community mechanic and would go anywhere, anytime, no
matter the conditions, in order to help someone.
He was preceded in death by his father, and sister Beverly Randell.
his wife of 37 yrs, Lyndie, of Mabank; sons Keith Elliott and his wife,
Darla, of Terrell, Adam Elliott and his wife, Teresa, of Canton; daughter
Kelly Baker and her husband, Boedy, of Alba; mother and stepfather Daphine
and Bill Freeman of Mabank;
sister Linda Daniell and her husband, Ronnie Daniell, of Canton; brothers
Larry Elliott of Lexington, Ky., Bobby Elliott and his wife, Dusty, of
sister Barbara Glosup and her husband, Steve, of Mabank; grandchildren
Lauren Stevens, Victoria Nichols, Haley Nichols, Velvet Blaylock, Destiny
Tate, Destiny Baker, Shelby Clayburn, Emily Clayburn, Kaleb Elliott, Elijah
Elliott and Boedy Baker.
Pallbearers were Gary Mitchell, Kenny Clayburn, Jason Clayburn, Boedy Baker,
Troy Daniell, Robert Corey Honorary Pallbearers: Kyle Mitchell and Randy
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Charles Rodgers, Jr.
Services for Charles Marcus Rodgers Jr., 64, of Tool, were held Jan. 6,
2012, at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Chapel.
Rodgers was born June 22, 1946, in Meridian, Miss., to Ella Jane and Charles
Marcus Sr. and died Jan. 1, 2012.
He spent much of his free time golfing where he had many lifelong friends
and kept them laughing.
Rodgers moved to West Virginia in 1946 until he entered the Marine Corps in
After an honorable discharge in 1969 he returned to West Virginia, married
Diana Lore and worked for the Hall Press Company.
He moved to Charlotte, N.C., in 1970 and then returned to West Virginia in
In 1974, he moved to Dallas, where he worked at the Dallas Morning News for
In 2006, he married Sharon Horton, of Tool.
He was preceded in death by his father, stepfather James Allen High and
granddaughter Grace Dove Gilleland.
Survivors include his wife, Sharon, son Charles Marcus; daughter Nicole
Gilleland and husband Paul; stepson Donavan; stepdaughter Jennifer; brothers
Michael Terry Rodgers and his wife, Kathy, James Allen High II and his wife,
Debra; mother Ella Jane High.
A personal tribute may be made online at