Obituaries

     
    Lloyd Rush
A memorial service for Lloyd Franklin Rush will be held at 2 p.m., Nov. 17, 2006, at 10234 Sylvania in Dallas.
Rush was born Aug. 18, 1921, and died Nov. 13, 2006, at his home in Dallas.
Survivors include his wife Dorothy Blevins Rush, Dallas; and stepson David Blevins and wife Pat, Kemp.

F.C. Wiggins
F.C. Wiggins, 74, Mabank, died Friday Nov. 10, 2006, at his home. He was born June 23, 1932, in Maypearl to the late George Washington Wiggins and Ola Mae Hobbs Wiggins. Arrangements are under the direction of Hilliard Funeral Home in Van.
He was preceded in death by his wife Helen Wiggins.
He had lived in Mabank for 12 years after moving from Venus.
Survivors include his sons Billy and George Wiggins, both of Venus; daughters Vickie Nations, Splendora; and Melanie Salinas, Alvarado; grandchildren Amy Harris, Jennifer Wiggins, Eric Jennings, Amanda Salinas, Tim Wiggins, Kevin Wiggins, Vickie West, Kenneth Smith, Kimberly Smith, Stephen Smith and Teresa Guitierez; great-grandchildren Connor Wiggins, Jordan Nell and Haileigh Guitierez; sister Louise Putman; and friend Karla Frampton.

Paul Monroe
Services for Paul Owen Monroe, 73, Gun Barrel City, were held Nov. 17, 2006, at the Eubank Memorial Chapel with the Revs. Byron Jones and Jay Bowen officiating under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Monroe was born Feb. 12, 1933, in Dallas and died Nov. 14, 2006, in Dallas. He was preceded in death by his brother Howard N. Monroe.
He was a regional manager and veteran of the U.S. Army. Previously of Dallas, he lived in Gun Barrel City for the past 13 years and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Gun Barrel City where he was most recently Chairman of Deacons. He was a member of Hella Temple and Scottish Rite in Dallas and the Cedar Creek Lodge.
Survivors include his wife Irene P. Monroe, Gun Barrel City; son J. Ronald Monroe, Tool; daughters Karen Feeler, Waxahachie; and Michele C. Monroe-Lashley, Lantana; brother Harold W. and sister-in-law Gertha Monroe, Mesquite; and sister-in-law Vannie Mae Monroe, Richardson.

Mamie B. Tatom
Services were held for Mamie B. Tatom, 81, of Kemp, Nov. 16, 2006, at Anderson Clayton Bros. Funeral Home Chapel in Kemp. Interment followed in the King Cemetery, Henderson County.
Born Mamie B. Henson, Aug. 30, 1925, in the Aley Community, daughter of Seaborn Cecil and Mary (Ford) Henson, she died Nov. 14, 2006, in Kaufman.
She was a member of the Polk Street Baptist Church in Dallas. Her parents, and son Allen Dale Tatom, preceded her in death.
Survivors include her husband William C. Tatom of Kemp; son and daughter-in-law Glenn and Diane Tatom of Athens; daughters and sons-in-law Betty and Gay Irvin of Kemp, Gayle and Bobby Fain of Lubbock; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; brother Cecil Henson of Tyler; sisters Juanita Baird of Canton, Laura Jean of Killeen; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers were Kirk Tatom, Travis Irvin, Casey Irvin, Chauncey Irvin, Tanner Fain, Cameron Irvin, Tyler Irvin and Landon Irvin.