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Obituaries

Phillip Storey
Services for Phillip Rodnye Storey, 41, of Kemp, are set for 11 a.m. Thursday (today), June 28, 2012, at Anderson Clayton Funeral Home in Kemp. Interment will follow at 12:30 p.m. at Baker Cemetery in Tolosa.
Storey was born Feb. 16, 1971, in Danville, Va., to Jo Ann Roberts and Donnye Max Storey and died June 23, 2012.
He was known to his family and friends as “Dirty” and was a graduate of Kemp High School.
He enjoyed listening to live music and going to dirt bike races. He was a friendly man and loved everyone he met. He was a devoted husband and a loving father. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents.
Survivors include his wife, Shelly, of Kemp; children Jamie Don Storey of Mabank, Jacob Gaddis of Kemp, Jayce Todd Storey of Kemp; mother Jo Ann Siar and husband James of Kemp; father Donnye Max Storey of Bullard; brother Donnye Joe Storey and wife Mitzi of Athens; other loving family members and many friends.

Roland Reneau
Services for Roland Reneau, 84, of Gun Barrel City, were held June 25, 2012, at Riley Funeral Home under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home.
Reneau’s nephew, Tom Reneau, officiated the service and interment following at Langford Cemetery in Evant.
Reneau was born Feb. 20, 1928, in Paris, to parents Amie and Floyd Reneau and died June 19, 2012, which would have been his 64th wedding anniversary.
He was a pressman at the Wall Street Journal, enjoyed fishing and racing stockcars.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Sue Ann Reneau and his daughter Stephina Reneau.
Survivors include his sons, Roland Richard of Fort Worth and Rei of Mabank; grandson Rei Reneau Jr., who he raised; many other grandchildren; other special nieces and nephews; many other family members and friends.
A personal tribute may be posted online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.

Dennis Breckenridge
Memorial services for Dennis “O’Yellow” Breckenridge, 68, of Mabank, were held June 23, 2012, at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Chapel.
Breckenridge was born May 29, 1944, in Belize, to Barbara Jean and Rex O. Breckenridge and died June 20, 2012.
He worked for 30 years for Sewell Paint and Body and several other shops as well.
He enjoyed fishing.
He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.
Survivors include his son, Steven, of Mabank, and brother Lynn of Oklahoma.
A personal tribute may be posted online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.

Beverly Posey
Grave side services for Beverly Jean “B.J.” Posey, 86, of Cedar Creek Lake, were held at Kemp Cemetery with Father Francis O’Dowd of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, in Lufkin, officiating under the direction of the Anderson Clayton Bros. Funeral Home in Kemp.
Posey was born Sept. 5, 1925, in Denver, Colo., to Nellie and Emmett Morton and died June 22, 2012, in Palestine.
She was an artist who loved to paint, knit, and crochet, but most of all spend time with her grandchildren.
She also enjoyed fishing and listening to classical music.
After graduating from Goodland High School in Goodland, Kan., she later received a bachelor’s of science degree in medical technology from the University of Texas at Austin.
She was the church secretary and a member of the Ladies Guild at St. Jude’s Catholic Church in Gun Barrel City, and retired from Lakeland Medical Center in Athens.
She was also known for having a strong love for animals and was a member of 4-H during her childhood.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Archie Macklyn Posey, brother Duane Morton and son-in-law Rickey Legrand Doty.
Survivors include her son, John Macklyn Posey and wife Fran of Cleveland, Ohio; daughter Sherry Marie Doty of Palestine; grandchildren Nicole and Gina Posey of Cleveland, Ohio, and Nicholas and Tiffany Doty of Palestine; numerous nieces and cousins; a special nephew, Howard and his wife Ethel Posey; best friend Polly Palmer and husband Nick; her beloved cat and dog, Saskia and Annie.
Her family would also like to thank the Cartmell Home for the Aged special nurses, Sheila, Eric, Gina, Tonya, and Nikki, for their wonderful care and remembering her as a very sweet and comical lady who brightened their days.

Charles Franklin
Services for Charles “Chuck” Franklin, 76, of Mabank, were held June 24, 2012, at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Chapel.
Franklin was born Nov. 8, 1935, in Muskogee, Okla., to Pauline and Eugene Franklin and died June 20, 2012.
He was a Dallas Police Officer for 23 years and loved the outdoors.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing and bowling. He was a hero to his children.
Survivors include his wife, Deborah Franklin, of Mabank; daughters Misty Morgan and husband Bobby Barr of Irving and Vicki Taylor of Mabank; son John Franklin and wife Teresa of Jacksonville; 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; brother Clifton Franklin and wife Diamond of Muskogee, Okla.; sister Janet Tubbs of Quinlan; many nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
A personal tribute may be posted online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.

Bobby Huddleston
Services for Bobby J. Huddleston, 81, of Gun Barrel City will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 2, 2012, at the Aley United Methodist Church, located at 1215 W. Cedar Creek Parkway in Seven Points.
Bob was born April 20, 1931, in Red River County, and died June 11, 2012 in Gun Barrel City.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Bette L. Huddleston.
He is survived by his two sons, Douglas Huddleston and his wife Susanne and Kenneth Huddleston and his wife, Sherree Daniels-Huddleston; granddaughter Sarah Carter and husband Mike and their two children; many other family members, friends and acquaintances.

 

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