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Obituaries

Ray Harrison
Graveside services for Ray Harrison, 68, were held Aug. 13, 2011, at Cedar Creek Memorial Park with the Rev. Theron Stewart officiating, under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Harrison was born June 6, 1943, in Clarksville, Tenn., to Wilmouth Irene Lewis and Willie N. Harrison and died Aug. 9, 2011, in Tyler.
He was a painter by profession and was self-employed.
Harrison had several hobbies that included watching old westerns on TV, playing poker and camping.
He also enjoyed building things, having barbecues and holiday gatherings.
Harrison was Baptist in faith. He also loved Gospel music.
He served in the U.S. Navy.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and two nephews.
Survivors include his wife, Judy Harrison; sons Jimmy, Donny and Richard Harrison; daughters Pam Younger and Cheryl Buffington; eight grandchildren; brother Bill Harrison and wife Shannon; sisters Linda Clark and Sandra Steelman; other family members and many loving friends.

Ralph Hudspeth
Services for Ralph R. Hudspeth, 56, of College Station, were held at Aug. 13, 2011, at the Eubank Memorial Chapel, under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home in Canton. Interment followed in Old Bethel Cemetery in Canton.
Hudspeth was born July 5, 1955, in Mabank to Ruby Pauline Clardy and Willis R. Hudspeth and died Aug. 8, 2011, in Galveston.
He grew up in Mabank. After graduating from high school, he joined the U.S. Marines.
Hudspeth had worked in the oil industry for many years.
He was an avid reader.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his brother, Charles Easley, and wife Margaret, Athens; sisters Janie Vance and husband Phil, Alvin; Willa Walker and husband Billy Ray “Cotton,” Eustace; special friends Karen Cole and husband Rolland, College Station.
Pallbearers were Tony Schira, Gary Schira, Mike Walker, John Cope, Lucas Cope and Scott Easley.

Dora Green
Graveside services for Dora Jacqueline “Jackie” Green, 81, of Bismarck, were held Aug. 13, 2011, at Valley Cemetery in Bismarck with the Rev. Heather Clawitter officiating.
Green was born Aug. 26, 1929, in Canton to Hilda Hughes and Pat Eves and died Aug. 10, 2011, at the Baptist Medical Center of Arkadelphia.
She was a hair stylist and the previous owner of Arkadelphia and Hot Springs Beauty Colleges and Jackie’s Beauty Shop.
Green was a member of Valley Missionary Baptist Church and Veteran’s of Foreign Wars.
She and her husband raised registered cattle and pedigree hunting dogs.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Charlie Green; sisters Millie Baxley, Bonnie Foster and Betty Youngblood; brothers Walter and Duane Eves.
Survivors include sons Billy Green, Doug Green and wife Kathy; daughter Hilda Green, all of Bismarck; sisters Barbara Grandinetti, Dallas; JoAnn Pelham, Garland; Pansy Odom, Mabank; grandchildren Wendy Gray, Flagstaff, Ariz.; Aaron Green, Hot Springs; Brad Green, Houston; Chad Green, Fayetteville, Ariz.; Shelly Lynch, Bismarck; Charles Moore, Bismarck; great-grandchildren Cody, Derick and Jaylan Smith; and Callaghan Green.
Pallbearers were Aaron Green, Chad Green, Brad Green, Cody Smith, Derick Smith, William King Jr., Greg King and Chris Grey.

 

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