Long-serving pastor of Shady Grove Church of God in Christ dies
RUSK – Don Wilson Timmons, who served 36 years as pastor of Shady Grove Church of God in Christ, died Nov. 20, 2021, in Tyler.
Timmons also served as Superintendent of the Shelbyville District – Texas Northeast Second Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction. In Rusk, he was a member of the Rusk Cares – Good Samaritan board of directors, as well as a member of the Rusk Ministerial Alliance.
A public viewing will be held from 3-5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, at Shady Grove Church of God in Christ, 600 Cherokee St. in Rusk.
A homecoming celebration is planned at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021, at Rising Star Church of God in Christ, 601 S. Tyler St. in Gladewater, Texas, with Bishop David R. Houston serving as chief officiant.
Cards, flowers and resolutions may be sent to Dearion/Davis Funeral Parlor, 900 E. Broadway, Gladewater, TX 75647.
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