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Obituaries

James Wood
Services for James Leroy Wood, 88, of Cedar Creek, were held May 27, 2011, at Laurel Land Memorial Chapel in Dallas.
Wood was born on his father’s birthday, Aug. 20, 1922, to Ola and Oren Wood and died May 23, 2011, after an extended illness.
He was the second son of five children.
Wood married Evelyn Kreiter Nov. 29, 1942, and left to serve his country on the very next day.
While in the 96th Army Division, he served in the Pacific Theatre.
The couple had two children named Janette Reece and Jimmy Joe Wood.
He served as a faithful servant as an Elder Deacon at Saner Avenue Church of Christ for 44 years.
Wood moved to the Cedar Creek area in 1994.
He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings.
Survivors include his wife of 67 years Evelyn Wood; daughter Janette Reece and son Jimmy Joe Wood.

Nellie Everitt
Services for Nellie Opal Woodard Everitt, 98, were held May 24, 2011, in the Moorhead Epps Funeral Home Chapel in Gun Barrel City with the Revs. Charlie Woodard and Odell Terrell officiating. Interment followed at Sharon Cemetery in Winnsboro.
Everitt was born March 28, 1913, in Winnsboro to Eula McMullan and Thomas William Berry and died March 21, 2011, in Mabank.
She was preceded in death by her parents; son Larry Lee Woodard; husbands Garner Howard “Dick” Woodard and Herman E. Everitt; six brothers and two sisters.
Survivors include children Mary Jean Rayon and husband Craiton; James “Jim” Howard Woodard and wife Ruby Lee; Charlie Jack Woodard and wife Mary Edith; Truman Ray Woodard and wife Shelly; stepchildren Jean Terrell; Flo Garvin and husband Scott; Lorea Stanfield; Darrell Everett and wife Kay; 21 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; 29 great-great-grandchildren; one great-great-great-grandchild; numerous other family members and many friends.

Ann O’Neil
Mass for Ann Marie O’Neil, 83, Athens, were held May 26, 2011, at St. Edwards Catholic Church. Interment followed in Athens Cemetery, under the direction of Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home.
O’Neil was born Dec. 27, 1927, and died May 21, 2011.
Survivors include son “Bob” O’Neil, Milwaukee, Wis.; daughters Donna O’Neil; Patricia Brannon, Athens; Heather O’Neil, Denton; Lauren Dix, Gun Barrel City; brother “Jack” Horrigan and wife Betty, Avon, Conn.; grandchildren Kyle, Morgan, Rebecca, Priscilla and Matthew.

 

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