Obituaries

     

 

 

 

 

 
  Walter  Nueal Allee
A memorial will be held at a later date for Walter Nueal Allee, 74, Seven Points.
Allee was born Sept. 6, 1932, and died Aug. 22, 2007. He was preceded in death by his brothers Horace Brody Allee Jr. and J.W. Allee, sisters Evelyn Amanda Stepherson and Lucy Pauline McCarthy.
Survivors include his twin sister Mary Jewell Kinney; niece Marilyn Kay Watson; nephews Billy Edwin Kinney Jr., and Charles Eugene Kinney; all of Baytown; numerous other nieces and nephews.
 

 


James Golightly, Sr.
Services for James Earl Golightly Sr., Kemp, were held July 28, 2007, at Anderson-Clayton Bros. Chapel. Interment followed at Morrow Chapel Cemetery in Ola.
Golightly was born April 23, 1944, in Terrell to Naomi Jewel Turner and Leroy Golightly. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Sarah Elizabeth Golightly, infant son, sisters Wanda Golightly and Letta Dollar.
He was a spirit-filled evangelist and loved his Lord.
Survivors include his children Mary Shooks and husband Everett, Pennsylvania; Joyce Coder and husband Perry, Kemp; Marcy Turner and husband David, Seagoville; James Golightly Jr. and wife Kristina, Kemp; and Tonya Houston and husband Terry, Waxahachie; brother Tom Golightly and wife Patsy, Henderson; grandchildren Anna, Kristi and Michael Ochoa, Pennsylvania; Everett Shooks Jr., Pennsylvania; Donald Golightly, Hutchins; Jimmy Hollingsworth, Payne Springs; Amber Coder, Payne Springs; David Turner Jr., Joshua and Kristian, Seagoville; Samantha and Paxton Golightly, Kemp; Heather, Michael, Angel and Heaven Houston, Waxahachie; 10 great-grandchildren; numerous other relatives and a host of friends.
The family would like to give special thanks to Anne Clayton and Sandy Robinson for their special love and care.

Oral F. Armstrong
Services for Oral F. Armstrong, 75, Trinidad, will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3, 2007, at the First Baptist Church of Gun Barrel City with Pastor Byron Jones officiating under the direction of Tomlinson Funeral Home in Malakoff.
Armstrong was born Jan. 4, 1932, in Amity, Ark. and died July 23, 2007, in Tyler. He was preceded in death by his wife Genelle Screws Armstrong and his parents Mary Spurlin and Berty Galton Armstrong.
Previously of Irving he lived in this area for 37 years and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Gun Barrel City. He was a truck driver, veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of the Coca Cola Collectors Club.
Survivors include his son Ricky L. Armstrong, Tool; daughters Sharla G. Paris, Athens; Dianna L. Montgomery, Fort Worth; Terri E. McDowell, Mabank; and Marly L. Schleback, Mesquite; brother Murphy Armstrong, San Antonio; sisters Annie McSweeney, Athens; and Cedelia Witsell, Farmers Branch; 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Friends of the Animals of Cedar Creek Lake, Gun Barrel City.

Lonnie Earl McPherson
Lonnie Earl McPherson, 44, Gun Barrel City, was born Feb. 18, 1963, in Dallas and died July 24, 2007, in Gun Barrel City. He was preceded in death by a brother Bobby McPherson.
Arrangements are under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
He was a mechanic. Previously of Rice, he had resided in Gun Barrel City for five years.
Survivors include his mother Evelyn Lay, Gun Barrel City; father Cecil McPherson, Scott, La.; brother Johnny McPherson, Gun Barrel City; sister Jewell Lay, Las Vegas, Nev.; half brother Robert McPherson and half sister Christina McPherson, both of Scott, La.

Windol M. Adcock
Services for Windol M. Adcock, 81, Mabank, were held July 28, 2007, at Liberty Baptist Church in Mabank with the Rev. Dennis Woods officiating under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Adcock was born May 12, 1926, in Philadelphia, Miss. and died July 25, 2007, in Athens. He was preceded in death by his parents Mary and Jesse Adcock and brother Perry Adcock.
Previously of Dallas, he had resided in Mabank for the past 18 years and was a member of the Liberty Baptist Church. He was in telecommunications and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Survivors include his wife Joan Adcock; sons Craig Adcock, Corky Hernandez, John Hernandez and Robert Hernandez, daughter Carolynne Rhys; sister Edith Shoemake, brothers Jake Adcock, Jesse Adcock and Gaines Adcock; 12 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.