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  Paul Mooneyham
Services for Paul Edward Mooneyham, 83, were held Aug. 24, 2010, at the Anderson-Clayton Funeral Home in Kemp with pastor (and son-in-law) Gary Glanville officiating. Burial was in Lone Oak Cemetery in Kemp.
Mooneyham was born Jan. 9, 1927, in Kemp to Hazel and Jess Mooneyham and died Aug. 19, 2010, at the Heritage Oaks Assisted Living Facility in Conroe.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother John Patrick Mooneyham and an infant sister who died at birth.
He served as a medic in the U.S. Army for 22 years.
He served one combat tour in Vietnam, earning a Bronze Star and Purple Heart.
He retired in 1969 as a Sergeant First Class.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Tool and served as the mayor of Seven Points during the early 90s and was instrumental in bringing the U.S. Postal Center to Seven Points.
Survivors include daughters Linda Armstrong-Kelly, Debra Glanville and Lisa Moore; son Alan Mooneyham; grandchildren Lance Armstrong, Amanda Larkin, Hailey DeKlerk, Gabriel Glanville and Jesse and Sarah Mooneyham; sister Peggy Smith; six great-grandchildren; and his dearly loved and faithful dog, Sam.

Harley Franks
Funeral arrangements for Harley Lee Franks, 61, are under the direction of Moorhead Epps Funeral Home of Gun Barrel City.
Franks was born Sept. 28, 1949, to Margaret Fay Lollor and Harvey Lee Franks and died Aug. 21, 2010.
He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, and a sister.
He was a veteran of the Vietnam War.
Survivors include his wife of 41 years, Bettie Franks, children Cassandra Dixson and husband Kenneth, Harley Franks Jr., granddaughter Hollie Hardaway, other family members and many friends.

Milton Sparks
Services for Milton Ray Sparks, 57, Payne Springs, were held Aug. 25, 2010, in the First Baptist Church of Trinidad with Bro. Jim Shafer officiating. Burial was in Malakoff Cemetery under the direction of Tomlinson Funeral Home in Malakoff.
Sparks was born June 16, 1935, in Ennis to Hazel Jones and James Milton Sparks and died Aug. 22, 2010, in Payne Springs.
He was preceded in death by his father.
He was an associate pastor of the First Baptist Church of Trinidad, and a Berry Lumber employee.
Survivors include his wife Janice Kay Sparks, mother Hazel Jones Sparks, son Milton Ray Sparks Jr., Payne Springs; daughters Susan Cox and husband Richard, Gun Barrel City; Jennifer Sparks and husband Steven, Athens; brothers Dennis Sparks and wife Brenda, Waco; and Ronald Sparks and wife Vicki, Malakoff; sister Janet Kelley and husband Frank, Malakoff; and six grandchildren.

Annie Neece
Services for Annie Margoritte Neece, 84, were held in August at the Moorhead Epps Memorial Chapel with C.L. Walker officiating. Burial was in the Lynch Cemetery in Quinlan.
Neece was born Sept. 4, 1925, in Emory to Lillian Gresham and Steve Eskue and died Aug. 19, 2010.
She was preceded in death by parents, one brother and two sisters.
Survivors include her daughter, Margaret Hill, granddaughter Angie Dooley, brother Bill Eskue, numerous nieces, nephews, other family members and many friends.

Johnie Myers
Services for Johnie Ray Myers, 73, were held Aug. 24, 2010, at the First Baptist Church of Eustace with Bro. Paul McKinney officiating. Burial was in Oaklawn Cemetery under the direction of Moorhead Epps Funeral Home in Gun Barrel City.
Myers was born Feb. 26, 1937, to Hazel Evelyn Price and Johnny Stedham Myers and died Aug. 21, 2010, in Eustace.
Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Barbara “Bobbie” Myers, children Jimmy Wayne Myers and wife Glenna, Jennifer Elaine Myers, Jerry Lynn Myers and wife Darlene, Johnie Ray Myers Jr. and wife Sheila, and Jay Anthony Myers, brother Steven Maurice Myers, sisters Marie Stephens, Beverly Sue Holland, Vanessa Bell and Pam Dunn, 15 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren, other family members and many friends.


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