Graveside services for Elissa Kay Yancey Hood, 37, Walton Community,
were held Meredith Campground Cemetery under the direction of Eubank
Funeral Home in Canton.
Hood was born Feb. 23, 1970, in Dallas to Donna Murphy and Gary Yancey
and died Oct. 29, 2007, in Athens.
She was a Pentecostal by faith and lived for Jesus. She was a loving
wife and mother, devoting her life to her children and her special needs
Survivors include her husband Stephen Hood, Walton Community; son
Christopher Wayne Stokely, Walton Community; daughter Jessica Leigh
Yancey, Walton Community; son Stephen Gabriel Willis Hood, Walton
Community; parents Donna and Gary Yancey, Walton Community; brother
Charles LeRay and his wife Tammie Yancey, Walton Community; aunts Peggy
Yancey and Kathy Brasher, both of Athens; uncles Stephen Murphy,
Chandler; Walter Murphy, Round Rock; and Kenneth and wife Kathy Yancey
of Canton; nieces and nephews, other family members and a host of
Pallbearers were Jerry Glynn, Dylan Glenn, Clay Westmoreland, Willie
Murphy and Kerry Yancey.
Services for Johnny Wayne Brown were held Nov. 3, 2007, at Roselawn
Chapel. Interment followed in Roselawn Memorial Park.
Brown was born April 1, 1968, in Dallas and passed away Oct. 30, 2007.
Survivors include his wife of 11 years Carrie Brown; daughters Amanda
Brown and Courtney Brown; sons Chase King and Colton King;
granddaughter, Cadence Wagoner; one granddaughter on the way; parents
Linda and John Brown; brother Kim and Rodney Brown; sister, Tabatha
Smith and husband, Greg; grandfather J. W. Brown; grandmother, Verna
Krietz and numerous other relatives and friends.
Services for Jack M. England, 86, Gun Barrel City were held Nov. 1,
2007, at Tomlinson Funeral Home in Seven Points with Ken Maddox
officiating. Burial followed in Dallas/Fort Worth National Cemetery.
England was born Oct. 1, 1921, son of the late Thelma and Charles
Francis England in Brownwood and died Oct. 30, 2007, in Mabank.
He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Jacquelyn Diane Moore,
brother C.F. “Bugs” England Jr., sisters Helen Gober and Margie Carter,
grandson Gerald Lyday, granddaughter Sherry Lyday, great-grandson Terry
Lyday and son-in-law Gerald Lyday.
He owned and operated his service station until his retirement.
Survivors include his wife Ruth Marie England; daughter Francess Lyday;
sons Gary and wife Tana England; and Frank and wife Gabby StClair;
sisters Billie Jo Williams, Nancy Cotton and Gwen and husband Bob
Bingham; brother Jimmy England; sister-in-law Inabell England; 10
grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and six
Services for Ollie Martinez, 95, Eustace, were held Nov. 3, 2007, at
Payne Springs Cemetery with the Rev. James Jordan officiating under the
direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Martinez was born Sept. 18, 1912, in Harris County and died Oct. 30,
2007, in Athens. She was preceded in death by her sons John R. Feagin
and Wayne Martinez.
Previously of Cleveland, she had resided in Eustace for the past 20
years. She was a sales clerk for Levines Department Store and later for
Survivors include her husband John Martinez, Eustace; sons Paul Serna
and wife Brenda, Quinlan; and Noe Martinez, Eric, Okla.; daughters
Bobbie Vess and husband Alvin, Mesquite; Hilda Martinez, Norma Martinez,
and Sylvia Martinez, all of Eric, Okla.; daughter-in-law, Janet Feagin,
Dallas; nine grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Paul Serna, Donald Feagin, Alvin Vess, David Story and
Services for Matilda “Tillie” Frisch, 64, Gun Barrel City, were held
Nov. 1, 2007, at the Liberty Baptist Church with the Rev. Dennis Wood
officiating under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in
Frisch was born July 16, 1943, in Stephenville and died Oct. 27, 2007,
in Gun Barrel City.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband William George Frisch
and grandson Justin Hastin.
Previously of Santa Clarita, Calif., she resided in Gun Barrel City for
the past four years and was a member of the Liberty Baptist Church.
She retired in 2003 from Bloomers Metal Stamping Company after 35 years
service as a punch press operator. She was active in her church visiting
She worked with the ETMC Olympic center in Gun Barrel City.
Survivors include her daughters Christine Hastin and husband Steven,
Bakersfield, Calif.; Tammy Bleakley and husband Leroy, North Fond DuLac,
Wisc.; and Nancy Berkheimer, Palmdale, Calif.; brother Frank Baker,
Texas; grandchildren Trae Elliot, Nicholas Hastin, Brian Hastin, Michael
Berkheimer Jr. and Rylee Bleakley; childhood friend Nancy Yates and her
daughter Teri Lozano.