Obituaries

Wed
13
Sep

Sherrell A. Green

Sherrell A. Green

1944-2017

Funeral services for Sherrell A. Green, 73, Martin’s Mill, were held Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, at Eubank Funeral Home in Canton with Bro. Bill Slayton and Bro. James Nickell officiating. Internment followed at Haven of Memories Memorial Park in Canton.

Mr. Green passed away Sept. 8, 2017, in Tyler of natural causes. He was born on Jan. 11, 1944, in Wills Point to Angus Leon Green and Birdie Smithart Green.

He was a minister, a talented carpenter and cook, a man who loved the outdoors and life in the country. He was also a beloved son, brother, husband, father, grandfather and friend. He was always very active until he became ill with Parkinson’s disease.

Having been orphaned at a young age and raised in less than ideal circumstances, he was fiercely protective of his own family.

Wed
13
Sep

Phyllis Janell Aldridge

Phyllis Janell Aldridge

1946-2017

Services for Phyllis Janell Aldridge, 70, of Martins Mill, were held Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, at Eubank Funeral Home with Bro. Matt Parker officiating. Interment followed at Haven of Memories in Canton.

Mrs. Aldridge passed away Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, at her home in Martins Mill. She was born Dec. 23, 1946, in Athens to G.A. Daniel and Jonnie Geneva Janes.

She grew up in Dallas and graduated from Samuels High School. She married Albert Aldridge June 20, 1964.

She attended Henderson County Community College before receiving her Bachelor’s Degree in Education from UT Tyler.The Aldridges lived in Van for over 20 years before retiring to Martins Mill.

She enjoyed shopping, barrel racing, horse riding and spending time with her children and grandchildren. She was a member of Martins Mill Baptist Church for over 40 years.

Tue
05
Sep

Juana Belle Dewees

Juana Belle Dewees

1927-2017

Services for Juana Belle Dewees, 90, of Canton, were held Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, at Eubank Funeral Home with Bro. Steve Glosup officiating.

Interment followed at High Cemetery.

Mrs. Dewees passed away Sept. 3, 2017, in Canton.

She was born Jan. 9, 1927, in Wills Point to Ivan Tully Lamb and Virginia Etta Johnson.

She grew up in Wills Point and graduated from Wills Point High School in 1944. She married A.B. Dewees right out of school and they lived in the Hayden Community. She loved her God and her church. She was very family oriented and enjoyed cooking, playing dominoes and Uno. She was an amazing seamstress and enjoyed making Halloween costumes for her grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Ivan and Virginia Lamb; husband, A.B. Dewees; seven sisters; great-great-grandson, Bo McNeil Shaw; and son-in-Law, Jerry Bonsal.

Tue
05
Sep

Jo McClelland Denman

Jo McClelland Denman

1956-2017

Funeral services for Jo McClelland Denman, 61, of Canton, were held Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, at Dannel Funeral Home Chapel in Sherman, with Leland Samuelson officiating.

Interment followed at Hagerman Cemetery in Pottsboro.

Mrs. Denman passed away Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Canton.

She was born in Texas City May 22, 1956, to Ernest Edward McClelland and Georgia May Cade. She attended school in Austin. She married Bryan Denman Dec. 23, 1997, in San Antonio.

She graduated from Trinity Valley Community College and was a registered nurse for various companies and hospitals for 19 years.

She is preceded in death by her parents; stepfather, Richard Kraemer; sister, Linda Miller; and her brother, Mark McClelland.

Tue
05
Sep

Faye W. Stewart

Faye W. Stewart

1937-2017

Services for Faye W. Stewart, 80, of Canton, will be held at a later date.

Interment will be at Haven of Memories Memorial Park in Canton under the direction of Allan Fuller Funeral Home in Wills Point.

Mrs. Stewart passed away Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, at her home in Canton.

She was born Feb. 18, 1937, in Canton to Harden and Lou Wilhite. She was raised in Canton and graduated from Canton High School in 1954. Shortly after graduation, in August 1954, she married Bill Allred in Wills Point. They lived in Wills Point, where she was a realtor at Allred Real Estate, a substitute teacher at Wills Point ISD and a Cub Scout leader.

She played bridge, golfed and spent as much time as possible with her sisters, Gay Mitchell and Jeri Sullivan.

Tue
05
Sep

Annie Beatrice Mangum

Annie Beatrice Mangum

1921-2017

Services for Annie Beatrice Mangum, 95, of Canton, were held Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, at the Eubank Funeral Chapel in Canton with Bro. Steve Glosup and Bro. Robert Boone officiating.

Interment followed in Haven of Memories.

Mrs. Mangum passed away Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, in Tyler.

She was born Nov. 4, 1921, in the Willow Springs Community. She grew up there and graduated from Edgewood High School.

She married Lloyd Mangum Nov. 14, 1945. They lived in California for 17 years before returning to Canton in 1962.

She cooked three meals from scratch every day. She was a member of Tundra Baptist church for 54 years. She enjoyed sewing, spending time with family, traveling and the Texas Rangers. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Tue
29
Aug

Ronald Montgomery

Ronald Montgomery

1937-2017

Services for “Red” Ronald Montgomery, 80, of Canton, were held Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, at the Eubank Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Mark Young, Rhita Koches and Kirby Montgomery officiating.

Interment followed in High Cemetery.

Mr. Montgomery passed away Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, in Canton.

He was born March 17, 1937, in Canton to Clarence and Ollie Lenor Whitton Montgomery.

Tue
29
Aug

Oree Levelle Hallmark

Oree Levelle Hallmark

1922-2017

Services for Oree Levelle Hallmark, 95, of Martins Mill, were held Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, at Eubank Funeral Home in Canton.

Interment followed at Zion Hill Cemetery in Walton Community.

Mrs. Hallmark passed away Wednesday Aug. 23, 2017, in Athens.

She was born Jan. 31, 1922, in Martins Mill to Oscar Lee White and Mittie Arizona Oliver.

She grew up in Martins Mill and attended school there. She worked as a seamstress her entire life.

She enjoyed working in her garden, fishing, visiting with folks and dancing. She was Baptist by faith.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husbands, L.T. White, Fred Neruda and Cliff Hallmark; daughters, Betty Lou Byron, Eddie Williams and Judy Prevost; and 13 brothers and sisters.

Tue
29
Aug

Noel Glen Smith Jr.

Noel Glen Smith Jr.

1943-2017

Noel Glen Smith, Jr., 74, of Kaufman, went to be with the Lord on Aug. 25, 2017, at his home surrounded by family.

Mr. Smith was born to Noel Sr. and Lucy Hazel Smith on March 25, 1943, in Chickasha, Okla.

He moved to Texas where he met Hattie Joyce Teague; they married on July 17, 1965, in Andrews. He spent his time wood working, bowling, fishing, playing basketball, softball and writing poems. He had one of the best fast pitches in softball that you have ever seen. He played on the University of New Mexico’s basketball team and participated in several men's bowling teams. He was equally as passionate about music and writing as he was sports. He loved to sing and was a part time minister of music at Gerard Baptist Church.

Tue
29
Aug

Mary Jo Thompson

Mary Jo Thompson

1930-2017

Funeral services for Mary Jo Thompson, 87, of Canton, were held Sunday Aug. 27, 2017, at Eubank Funeral Home.

Graveside services followed at Collinsville Cemetery in Collinsville.

Mrs. Thompson passed away Aug. 24, 2017, in Tyler.

She was born June 23, 1930, in Vernon to Thomas and Lula James Roberts.

She was a mother, friend and confidante to her children.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 45 years, Elvin J. Johnson; daughter, Patricia Ann; and granddaughter, Mary Jo Johnson.

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