Obituaries

     
   


 
Irene McConaghie
Services for Irene Verda McConaghie, were held July 24, 2006, at the Parker-Ashworth Funeral Home Chapel in Kaufman.
Interment was in Shiloh Cemetery under the direction of Parker-Ashworth Funeral Home in Kaufman.
McConaghie was born Jan. 2, 1915, in Delaware, Okla., and died July 21, 2006, in a Dallas hospital.
She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Franklin McConaghie.
She was raised in Seminole, Okla., and lived in Borger, McClain and Tulsa, Okla. She married Robert Franklin McConaghie Feb. 14, 1930, in Seminole, Okla. They moved to the Scurry area and lived there 41 years.
Survivors include her sons Bob McConaghie, Owasso, Okla; and Joe McConaghie, Yates Center, Kan.; daughters Treva Riehl, Amarillo; Evelyn Frankum, Kemp; Betty Brooks, Scurry and Barbara Morrell, Colmesneil; brothers Ellis Middaugh, Tulsa, Okla.; Vernon Middaugh, Borger; and Gene Middaugh, Wetumka, Okla.; sister Vera Johnson; 15 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

Vernon Hutchens
Graveside services for Vernon Ray Hutchens were held July 26, 2006, in Denton under the direction of Tomlinson Funeral Home in Seven Points.
Hutchens was born June 2, 1931, in Chillicothe and died July 23, 2006, in Tyler.
He retired from Eastman Kodak after 34 years service.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Sarah; son Kenneth and Jane Hutchens; grandchildren Shelby and Peyton Hutchens, The Woodlands; brother Quinton Hutchens, Salt Lake City, Utah; and brother-in-law Ray and Suzie White, Houston.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Athens Humane Society, 900 W. College, Athens, TX 75751, or, Legacy Hospice, Hope Foundation, 120 E. South Town Dr., Suite 200, Tyler, TX 75703.

Nona Lile
Services for Nona “Bea” Lile, 80, Mabank, were held July 29, 2006, in the Eubank Memorial Chapel with the Rev. George Yarger officiating.
Arrangements were under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Lile was born Dec. 25, 1925, in Celeste and died July 26, 2006, in Malakoff.
She was a homemaker. Previously of Dallas, she had lived in Mabank for three years and was of the Methodist faith.
Survivors include her husband Travis Lile, Mabank; daughter Audrey Barton and husband Larry, Mabank; grandchildren Jimmy Barton, Penny Whitney and Kenneth Barton; great-grandchildren Justin Whitney and Heather Whitney; nieces and nephews.

Edith Mae Pruett
Services for Edith Mae Pruett, 93, Mabank, were held July 28, 2006, in the Laurel Land Memorial Park in Dallas with the Rev. James Jacobs officiating.
Arrangements were under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Pruett was born March 18, 1913, in Dallas and died July 25, 2006, in Athens.
She was preceded in death by her husband Phillip H. Pruett, daughter Linda Buchanan and son Larry G. Pruett.
She was a homemaker. Previously of Balch Springs, she had lived in Mabank for the past 11 years and was Baptist by faith.
Survivors include her daughters Betty Rowell, Arlington; Shirley Foster, Payne Springs; Jo Winters and Mary Carroll, both of Mesquite.

Harold McDougald
Graveside services for Harold L. McDougald were held July 28, 2006, in Shiloh Cemetery with the Rev. Dub Henry officiating under the direction of Anderson Clayton Bros. Funeral Home in Kemp.
McDougald was born March 23, 1930, in Kaufman County to the late Olen Emory and Cletus (Pyle) McDougald and died July 24, 2006, in Pasadena.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Faye McDougald.
He was a member of Alcoholics Anonymous and a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean War.
Survivors include his brothers Huey McDougald and wife Dorothy; Bo McDougald and wife Linda; sisters Shirley Bruner and husband Roger; and Mary Smith and husband Dennis, all of the Styx Community; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.