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Donnie Bell Moore
Services for Donnie Bell Moore, were held Aug. 28, 2009, at the Anderson Clayton Bros. Funeral Home in Kemp with the Rev. Jim Renfro of Calvary Baptist Church officiating. Burial followed in Ware Cemetery.
Moore was born Sept. 10, 1915, in Coleman, the youngest of 12 children to the late Millie Isabell Corder and Benjamin W. Brackett and died Aug. 25, 2009, in Terrell.
She was preceded in death by her husband Clifford B. Moore, daughters Betty Jo Tucker and Melba Joyce Mullican, four brothers and seven sisters.
She was a devoted wife, loving mother and grand- mother and a wonderful homemaker. She was a longtime member of Calvary Baptist Church.
Survivors include her daughters Doris Jenkins, Elizabeth Hukill, Carolyn Clamon and husband Robby Lee, Paula Freeman, Phyllis Walker and husband Charles; son Dennis Moore and wife Paula; 25 grandchildren; 61 great-grandchildren; 49 great-great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.
Pallbearers were Clifford Marquart, Ricky Mullican, Keith Hukill, Danny Ray Thompson, Gary Paul Freeman and Cole Moore.
Honorary pallbearers were Stephen Marquart, DeWayne Mullican, Craig Mullican, Jeffrey Thompson and Kevin Freeman.

Joe Greenhaw
Services for Joe Greenhaw, 75, Trinidad, were held Aug. 30, 2009, at the Eubank Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Tim Bolton officiating. Burial was in King Cemetery under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Greenhaw was born Sept. 3, 1933, in Aley and died Aug. 27, 2009, in Athens.
He was preceded in death by his wife Linda Bauguss Greenhaw.
He was a lifetime resident of Trinidad and the former Mayor of Seven Points. He helped form the Seven Points Fire Department and the Little League Baseball League in Mabank. He was a restaurant owner.
Survivors include his daughter Leah Melton and husband Charles, Trinidad; sons Don Greenhaw and wife Elaine, Trinidad; and Kenneth Greenhaw and wife Denise, Malakoff; grandchildren Jason, Jeff, Jeremy, Ginger, Brittany, Kendra and Deric; great-grandchildren Lance, Jasper, Jacob, Marli and Braylee’ona; sisters Helen Lacy and husband Ralph, Styx; and Zola Gardner and Jim Smith, Seven Points.
Pallbearers were Terry Jones, Ronnie Goode, Tony Wiggins, Richard Lowrie, James Stefka and Guy McDonald.

Francis Jackson
Services for Francis L. Jackson, 87, were held Sept. 1, 2009, at the Malakoff Cemetery with Bro. Mike Ferguson officiating under the direction of Tomlinson Funeral Home in Malakoff.
Jackson was born Aug. 11, 1922, in Athens to the late Joise D. Ward and English Long Jackson and died Aug. 30, 2009, in Malakoff.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Fay Jackson, brother English L. Jackson Jr., and sister-in-law Alice Jackson.
He was a train conductor employed at Armco Steel. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving on the USS Chenango from June 9, 1942, to June 8, 1945.
Survivors include daughter Pat and son-in-law Fred Zotzky, Malakoff; grandchildren Cindy Zotzky, Malakoff; and James Zotzky, South Carolina; great-grandchildren Hannah, Caitlin and James Zotzky, all of South Carolina.

Laverne Morris
Services for Laverne Morris, 79, Kemp, were held Aug. 28, 2009, at the Eubank Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Eston Williams officiating. Burial was in Oaklawn Cemetery under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Morris was born April 6, 1930, in Garvin, Okla., and died Aug. 26, 2009, in Palestine.
She was preceded in death by her son Larry Morris, sisters Letha Herrod, Hazel Jenkins and Opal Thompson.
She was a LVN at the Kemp Care Center for 25 years. She helped with the Meals on Wheels program and was a member of the Aley United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband Barney Morris, Seven Points; son David Morris, Palestine; daughter Vicki Springer and husband John, Grapevine; sister Irene Pickins and husband Kyle, Cumby; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other family members and many friends.
 


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