Services for Jimmy Ray Woods, 67, Kemp, were held Jan. 29, 2010, at the First Baptist
Church of Grays Prairie under the direction of Anderson-Clayton Bros. Funeral Home in
Woods was born June 12, 1943, in Granada, Miss., to Sammie Eunice and J. Weeks Woods and
died Jan. 22, 2010, at the Denton Regional Medical Center of a ruptured aneurism in his
He retired from Brinks Armored Car Security and loved fishing and hunting. He was a member
of the First Baptist Church of Grays Prairie.
Survivors include his mother Sammie Eunice Woods, Crowder, Miss.; wife Jean Woods, Kemp;
son Jimmy Ray Woods Jr. and wife Stephanie Gun Barrel City; their children Brittany Woods
and children Colton Wayne Rigby, Jasmine Woods, Macy Woods, Blane Carden and Ashleigh
Carden; daughter Helen Woods Heer and husband Richard, Lake Dallas; and their children
Joshua, Jason and Samantha Heer; sister Paula Davis and husband Tommy, Caldwell, Kan.; and
their family Gary and Lili Davis and their son Garrett Davis; Amber and Ryan Mouton and
their children Nolan, Olivia Anderson, Mario and Emma Mouton, Quinlan; John and Racheal
Davis and children Callie and Tucker Davis, Neosho, Mo.; Jennifer Davis, Dallas; and Tommy
Davis Jr., U.S. Army, Kuwait.
Services for Glynn L. Blackie Blankenship, 87, Seven Points, were held Jan.
29, 2010, at the Eubank Memorial Chapel with Chaplain Mike Ferguson officiating. Burial
was in King Cemetery in Henderson County under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral
Home in Mabank.
Blankenship was born Sept. 13, 1922, in Seymour and died Jan. 25, 2010, in Tyler.
He was preceded in death by his wife Louise Blankenship, parents Claudia and James
Blankenship and two brothers.
He had resided in Seven Points for 30 years and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was a
member of the Cedar Creek Amateur Radio Club and was Methodist by faith.
Survivors include his sons Charles D. Blankenship, Cap City; Jerry Lynn Blankenship and
wife Patty, Bonham; and Larry Glynn Blankenship and wife Caroline, Irving; daughters
Barbara Jean Wier and husband Gordon, Rifle, Colo.;
Nancy Gilley and husband Jerry, Gun Barrel City; and Elizabeth Ann Williams and husband
Max, Tennessee; brothers Jimmy R. Blankenship and wife Wanda, Gainsville; and Billy Ray
Pallbearers were Andria Holbert, Melanie Davis, Kathy Stallings, Laura McCollugh, Lisa
Rogers, Amy Dowell, Lila Berry and nurses of Cedar Lake Home Health and Hospice.
A celebration of life for Katherine Marie Hindi, 79, was held Jan. 30, 2010, at the First
Presbyterian Church in Mabank.
Hindi was born June 19, 1930, and died Jan. 13, 2010, with her daughter Joy Helweg at her
She worked for Southwestern Bell Telephone for 42 years and had resided in Mabank the past
She was a dedicated member of the AT&T Pioneers and worked with the Pioneers Camp Blue
Bird for cancer survivors.
Survivors include her children Greg Sprague, Sachse; Sand Norton, Baytown; Joy Helweg,
Mabank; Rhonda Tanner, Liberty; ex-husband Kamel Hindi, Wylie; brother-in-law Fred Ingie,
San Diego, Calif.; sister-in-law Tommy Hale, Fritch; seven grandchildren; and 12