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  Trevino.jpg (20077 bytes)Eriberto Trevino Sr.
Services for Eriberto “Al” Trevino Sr., 83, Mabank, were held Aug. 17, 2010, at the St. Jude Catholic Church with the Rev. Bernard Boteju officiating. Burial was in Cedar Creek Memorial Park under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Trevino was born March 16, 1927, in Harlingen and died Aug. 14, 2010, in Mabank.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Victoria and Jesus Trevino, three uncles and six aunts.
Previously of Bowie, Trevino had resided in Mabank for 42 years and was a member of the St. Jude Catholic Church.
He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Post No. 8806.
He retired from the Cedar Creek Country Club and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
Survivors include his wife, Esther Trevino, Mabank; sons Eddie Trevino and wife Alice, Cedar Hill; Jesse Trevino and wife Monica, Gainesville; and Javier Trevino and wife Hope, Kaufman; daughter Becky McKinness and husband Jimmy, Eustace; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild; other family and many loving friends.
Pallbearers were Eddie Trevino, Jesse Trevino, Javier Trevino, Joshua Trevino, Christopher Trevino and Jimmy McKinness.

Mardrie Kirk
Services for Mardrie “Marty” Jane Kirk, 89, Tool, were held Aug. 19, 2010, at the Anderson-Clayton Funeral Home in Kemp. Interment followed after the service at Roselawn Memorial Park in Seagoville.
Kirk was born Sept. 12, 1920, in Waldo, Ark., to Dudley and V.C. Mullens and died Aug. 16, 2010, in Athens.
She is preceded in death by her parents, four siblings and son James Donald Campbell.
She lived in Gun Barrel City for many years.
She was an avid fisherman and loved her cat “Sweetpea.”
Her later years were clouded by Alzheimer’s disease, but she never lost her joy for life and love of fishing.
Survivors include her loving husband, Billy Kirk; daughters Dana Marie Smith and Dorothy Sedalia Berry; stepchildren Connie Bungy and Richard Cook; 18 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.

Herndon Youngblood
Services for Herndon Thomas Youngblood, 94, Athens, were held Aug. 19, 2010, at the Bethel Christian Church with pastor Jim Rawlins and Bro. Mike Baldwin officiating. Burial was in Zion Hill Cemetery in Walton under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home in Canton.
Youngblood was born Sept. 28, 1915, in the Walton Community to Della Samantha Dodson and Pink Herndon Youngblood and died Aug. 16, 2010, in Tyler.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He was raised in Henderson County and was a member of the Bethel Christian Church.
He entered the U.S. Army Dec. 2, 1942, in Tyler and was separated from the service Dec. 22, 1945, in Camp Fannin.
He served in World War II and was awarded a Good Conduct Medal, American Theater Campaign Medal, Fame Campaign Medal with three Bronze Stars, the Purple Heart and the World War II Victory Medal.
He met and married Betty, and they were married 56 years before her death in 2003.
They owned and operated a laundrymat in Kilgore.
They built their home and he was a successful farmer and rancher.
He was land surveyor for ASCS and retired from the Athens Independent School District, where he was a bus driver for Bethel School and Athens schools.
Survivors include his daughters, Cathie Williams and husband Mike, and Dianne Ottaberry and husband Mike, all of Athens; grandchildren Matt Ottaberry and wife Wendy, Chad Ottaberry, Jarrod Williams, and Kenzi Owen and husband Justin; great-grandson Travis Herndon Ottaberry; niece Cherrlyn Whitehead; nephews Karl Whitehead, Sylvin Whitehead and wife Kathy; numerous other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers were Mike Williams, Mike Ottaberry, Matt Ottaberry, Chad Ottaberry, Jarrod Williams and Kenzi Williams Owen.
Honorary pallbearers were Ernest Morgan, Hugh Dixon, Raymond Bevel, Adron Neill, Marc Johnson and Justin Owen.

Frank Hedrick
Services for Frank Hedrick, 66, Enchanted Oaks, were under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Hedrick was born March 28, 1944, in Fort Worth and died July 29, 2010, in Enchanted Oaks.
Previously of Tawakoni, he had resided in Mabank for the past three years.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and was Baptist by faith.
He was a dedicated police officer.
Survivors include his daughters, Deborah Genoway and husband Jon, Lindale; Rebecca Powell and husband Bob, Combine; and Sherry Toney and husband Tommy, Rockwall; grandchildren Danielle Neely and husband Justin and Haylee Powell, Taylor Toney and Parker Toney; father Luther Hedrick, Mabank; and mother Marie Price Jones, Tawakoni.

Kaylee Bice
Services for Kaylee Jean Bice, infant, Athens, were held Aug. 21, 2010, at the Eubank Memorial Chapel with Anthony Whited officiating. Burial was in Cedar Creek Memorial Park under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Bice was born June 20, 2010, in Athens and died Aug. 13, 2010, in Athens.
She was preceded in death by a grandparent, Lois Seigman.
Survivors include her mother, Evelyn Seigman, Athens; father Matthew Bice, Athens; sisters Julia Kingston, Caney City; and Jordan Seigman, Athens; grandparents John Seigman, Athens; Steven Bice, Gun Barrel City; and Betty Bice, Houston.



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