Obituaries

     

 

 

 

 

 
 

Gladys Beasley
Services for Gladys Beasley, 89, were held May 18, 2007, at the Cedar Creek Lake United Methodist Church in Tool. Interment was in RestHaven Cemetery in Corsicana under the direction of Tomlinson Funeral Home in Seven Points.
Beasley was born in Montague and died May 15, 2007, at the Heartland Nursing Home in Austin.
She married R.D. Beasley Sept. 5, 1936, and they were married 63 years, eight months and 10 days when he passed away.
She lived with a gift of joy she willingly shared with everyone. She prided herself on her family, marriage and involvement with her friends and church.
She leaves a legacy of laughter with her family, including water skiing with her grandchildren when she was 65, and riding a scooter with her grandsons when she was 87. Her family called her when they needed a good joke to tell.
Survivors include her children James Beasley, Dallas; Tobye Burgin-Braun, Evergreen, Colo.; and Sandy Fivecoat, Austin; nine grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Gladys and R.D. Beasley Music Scholarship Fund at Cedar Creek Lake United Methodist Church.

John D. Huffman
Memorial services for John D. Huffman, 60, Mabank, were held May 19, 2007, at Four Mile Lutheran Church with the Rev. Glenn Dittman officiating under the direction of Tomlinson Funeral Home in Seven Points.
Huffman was born Oct. 10, 1946, in Dallas to Dorothy Faye Huffman and the late Jesse Doyle Huffman and died May 14, 2007, in Tyler. He was preceded in death by his father.
He worked in construction.
Survivors include his wife Debra Lynn Huffman; daughters Amber Lynn Huffman and Kierstin Huffman; mother Dorothy Huffman; sister Sandy Ryno; granddaughter Johnandrea Huffman and grandson Ethan Turner.

Ethel A. Moser
Services for Ethel A. Moser, 99, Malakoff, were held May 18, 2007, at Calvary Baptist Church in Trinidad with Brother Jim Farmer officiating. Burial was in Trinidad Cemetery under the direction of Tomlinson Funeral Home of Malakoff.
Moser was born Aug. 31, 1907, in Wood County and died May 16, 2007, in Malakoff. She was preceded in death by her parents Ethel Annie Tucker and W.A. Young, daughter Laurla Ann Bell, and grandson Sammy Ray Batchelor.
She was a housewife and member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Trinidad.
Survivors include her daughter Ethel Charlene Neighbors, Kemp; sons James Lawrence Moser, Trinidad; and Cleburne Joe Moser, Malakoff; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Pallbearers were David Neighbors, Steven Neighbors, Paul Neighbors, Jacob Neighbors, Bill Neighbors and Jerry Brigrance.

Morton Warner
Services for Morton Allen Warner, 79, Athens, were held May 17, 2007, at Mary Queen of Heaven Catholic Church in Malakoff with Father McLauchlin officiating with burial in Mary Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Tomlinson Funeral Home of Malakoff.
Warner was born Feb. 5, 1928, in Virginia, Minn., to the late Althea Springer and Lawrence Warner, and died May 14, 2007, in Tyler.
Previously of Pleasant Prairie, Wisc., he was a manager for Cities Service Oil Co., and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was a member of St. Vincent De Paul and Mary Queen of Heaven Catholic Church in Malakoff.
Survivors include his wife Beverly Warner, Athens; sons Patrick and Denise Warner, Atlanta, Ga.; Mark and Jayna Warner, Benton, Ark.; Paul and Susan Warner, Heath; Peter and Ann Warner, Heath; Zachary Warner, Tulsa; Tenese Warner, Yokosuka, Japan; and Christopher Warner, Bay Town.
Pallbearers were Jay Warner, Jacob Warner, Ryan Warner, Kyle Warner, Dick Rummel and Chris Reed.

William Keefe
Memorial services for William P. “Bill” Keefe, 91, Gun Barrel City, were held May 19, 2007, at Eubank Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Byron Jones officiating under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Keefe was born May 11, 1916, in St. Maries, Idaho, and died May 15, 2007, in Athens.
Previously of Las Vegas, Nev., he had lived in Gun Barrel City since 2001. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Gun Barrel City and the Masonic Lodge.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving 21 years.
Survivors include his wife Dorothy Keefe, Gun Barrel City; daughter Marlene Kevar, Las Vegas, Nev.; stepchildren Theresa Brown, Rockwall; Tim Hogan, Trinidad; and Todd Hogan, Gun Barrel City; three granddaughters, three grandsons, two great-grandchildren; other family members and many friends.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church, 511 Main St., Gun Barrel City, TX 75156, or the charity of your choice.

Bill M. Gilbert
Services for Bill M. Gilbert, 72, Mabank, were held May 16, 2007, at Oaklawn Cemetery with the Rev. James McWhorter officiating under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Gilbert was born March 31, 1935, in Flynn and died May 15, 2007, in Mabank.
Previously of Irving, he had lived in Mabank for the past 36 years and was of the Baptist faith. He retired in 1995 from the Texas Highway Department. He also worked for Austin Paving for 22 years. He had been married since 1952. He was a 32nd degree Mason/Shriner and member of Roddy Lodge No. 234.
Survivors include his wife Ruth Gilbert, Mabank; son Billy Gilbert and wife Mary Ann, Rhome; daughters Sheree Graves and husband Ronnie, Kemp; Lorrie Clark and husband Andy, Canton; and Connie Carter and husband John, Mabank; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sister Mozell Richie, San Antonio; other family members and many friends.