Obituaries

Derl Lynn Sides
Derl Lynn Sides, 82, passed away on Sept. 18. He was born on March 22, 1936 in Maydelle to Lydia and Leonard Sides. Derl served in the Navy and spent 31 years as a...
Ronnie Arnold
Ronnie David Arnold passed away on April 2, in Sugarland, Texas. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Gertrude and Vaughn Arnold; brother, Vaughn Henry...
Norbert Bennett
Norbert Nelson Bennett was born March 6, 1918 in Johnstown, Penn. and died in Jacksonville on Sept 19. For many years his goal was to reach the age of 100 and he made...
Brandon McElroy
On Tuesday, Sept. 18, Major Brandon Hawn McElroy, of Athens, passed away at the age of 43. Brandon was born on Jan. 13, 1975 in Dallas, Texas to Ronald and JoAnne (Hawn)...
Jay Norwood
Jay Norwood, 59, passed away at Northeast Baptist Hospital, San Antonio, on September 6, 2018. He was born to Hemby and Finniegene (Norman) Norwood on June 17, 1959. He...
Cricket Roland
Cricket Roland, age 63, of Cherokee County, passed away Wednesday, August 22, 2018 in Palestine. He was born September 14, 1954 in Wathena, Kansas. A memorial service...
Roger Dee Roberson
Roger Dee Roberson, age 79, of Rusk passed away August 27, 2018 in Tyler. He was born June 26, 1939 in Kerrville, TX to the late Leslie Calvin and Estie Minerva Patterson...
Gracelyn Rose Gonzalez
Life happens so fast sometimes, and when you least expect it. Gracelyn Rose weighed seven pounds, three ounces and measured 16 inches long. She was born at 11:51 p.m. in...
Theresa Franklin
A funeral service for Theresa Bowman Franklin, age 58, of Rusk is scheduled for 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at the Wallace-Thompson Chapel with Rev. Don Copeland...
Martin Kinchen
Funeral Services for Martin D. “Papa Bear” Kinchen, 81, of Rusk, will be 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Robert...
Gary Starkey
Memorial services for Gary Nolan Starkey, 76, of Gallatin, will be at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, September 1, 2018 at First Baptist Church in Rusk under the direction of...
Carlene Clayton
Carlene Marilyn Butler Clayton, 68, found peace and rest in the arms of our Lord Tuesday, August 21, 2018 after a ten month battle with pancreatic cancer. Her timing was...
Beauford J. Wright
Beauford Jackson Wright, 99, of Rusk passed away Sunday, August 19, 2018 in Rusk. He was born April 6, 1919 in Trinidad, TX. He was preceded in death by his parents,...
Johnnie Townley
Funeral services for Johnnie Townley, 95, of Forney and formerly of Alto, will be Thursday August 16th at 1 pm at the O.T. Allen & Son Funeral Home in Alto with her...
Betty J. Williams
Services for Betty J. Williams, 92, of Rusk will be 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at the Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Don Copeland officiating....