Category: Obituaries

Neal Davis

The Angelic Hosts came for Neal Davis at his residence in Houston, Texas on Tuesday, March 14, 2017.  Funeral Services were held Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 12:00 Noon in the First Baptist Church, 300 S. 3rd Street, Wortham, Texas. Rev. William Whitley, pastor of the Pilgrim Rest Primitive Baptist, Austin, officiated.  Interment was in the Sessions Cemetery, Kirvin, TX. Herbert Neal Davis was born August 19, 1954 in Freestone County, to Rev. L. A. Davis and Maggie Johnson Davis. Both parents, three brothers, and one sister preceded him in death. Neal was baptized at an early age in the Lebanon Primitive Baptist Church.  He attended the public schools of Wortham and graduated with the Wortham High School Class of 1972.  While at Wortham High, Neal played center position on the football team. Upon graduation from High School, Neal enlisted in the U.S. Army and served a tour of duty in Germany and was honorably discharged in 1976. While in the military, Neal coached a football team.  He was one of the founders of the Houston Texas Matador Football Team. Because of his love of football, Neal followed two younger brothers, Lynn and Donald, to Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, where he earned the Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology.  While at TCU, Neal constructed two automobiles from the ground up. Upon his move to Houston, Texas, Neal...

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Darylene Wright Daniel Billings

  Darlyene Wright Daniel Billings, 70, of Fairfield passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2017. She was born December 28, 1946 in Italy, Texas to Wilbur Wright and Johnnie Lois Chambers Wright. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. She loved gardening and her rose bushes. She put her family first and enjoyed spending time with her grandkids. She also enjoyed ceramics, movies, San Francisco 49’ers. She is preceded in death by her husband, Roy Daniel; sons, Trey and Shane; grandson, Micah Clark and her parents, Rev. Wilbur and Johnnie Wright. She is survived by her daughter, Michelle Daniel Clark; grandsons, Joseph Clark, Daniel Clark and Noah Clark; three sisters, Dorothy Jo Lee and husband Jimmie, Cecilia Keeney and husband Phillip and Katherine Wright. She is also survived by numerous loving nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Visitation will be Friday, March 17, 2017 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home. Graveside Service will be 11:00 am Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Lake Chapel Cemetery with Terry Skinner officiating. Pallbearers will be Joseph Clark, Daniel Clark, Noah Clark, Marshall Davis, Trinity Keeney and Wesley Keeney. An online guest book is available at...

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Willie C. West

The Angelic Host came for Mr. Willie C. West on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at his Teague residence among loving family and devoted friends. Funeral Services were held at Moore’s Angelic Funeral Chapel on Saturday, March 18, 2017 with Minister Alford Lee Carter officiating and Elder Billy Ray Jackson serving as Eulogist. Interment followed at the Antioch Cemetery, N. 1st Street in Teague. The Repast was held at the First Baptist Church North Teague on Grayson Street. Mr. West was the 7th child born to the late A. Z. and Elizabeth West in Groesbeck, Texas. He is survived by: his wife, Ardella Mae West; and their 7 children, numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren; 2 brothers; 3 sisters, and a host of other family members and close friends. Moore’s Angelic Funeral Home 406 Monroe Street, Teague, Texas is serving the West Family. Visit the website: mooresangelicfuneralhome.com to sign the guestbook and light a...

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Hazel Grace Mayes

Mrs. Hazel Grace Mayes, 93 of Fairfield, passed March 13, 2017 at the Fairview Manor Nursing Home in Fairfield,TX. Funeral services were held Friday, March 17, 2017 at 11:00 AM at the Jones United Methodist Church in Fairfield, TX. with Rev. Walter Franklin, Officiating and Dr. Jesse E. Mayes, Eulogist.  Interment followed at the Fairfield Methodist Cemetery. Arrangements by Ross and Johnson Mortuary. Mrs. Hazel Grace Mayes was born April 23, 1923 in Fairfield, Texas to the parentage of Horace and Ida Belle Newsom. She received her formal education in the Fairfield/Dogan School District graduating high school in 1941 from Dogan, and graduated from Texas College in 1949. Mrs. Hazel Grace Mayes accepted Christ in her life and united with the Oak Grove Methodist Church. She united in marriage to Rev. Amos M. Mayes and to this union one child was born. Mrs. Hazel Grace Mayes was a member of the St. James United Methodist Church where she served as First Lady, and she also served as First Lady of the Jones Chapel United Methodist Church. She was a retired School Teacher. Her teaching career included the Myrtle Grove, Dogan, Montgomery and Corsicana School Districts.  Her hobbies were cooking and gardening. Mrs. Hazel Grace Mayes was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Amos Mayes, and son Harvell Glenn Mayes. Survivors:  Brother, Ezell Packer; grandchildren; Sonya Gibson(Greg) and Naisha...

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William “Billy” Elbridge Gibbs

William “Billy” Elbridge Gibbs, 59, of Fairfield passed away Friday, March 10, 2017 at his home. The family received friends for viewing on Friday, March 17, 2017 at Moore’s Angelic Funeral Home of Teague. Services were held Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Moore’s Angelic Funeral Home; with interment following at Antioch Cemetery on North 1st Street, also in Teague. William was born August 16, 1957 in Los Angeles, California to Shirby Corine Frazier and William E. Gibbs. He was an Oil Company Truck Driver. William is survived by his Mother, Shirby Frazier of Fairfield, Texas and his Father and Stepmother, William E. Gibbs and Semmie Gibbs of Houston, Texas; His three children, Billy-Joy Baker, Chrissy Gibbs and Delvan Gibbs.  He is also survived by his four sisters LaRob Whitman, Serrice Webster, Marsean Moore and Mia Gibbs, as well as his three brothers, Steven Gibbs, Warrick “Piper” Gibbs and Sean Gibbs, and his grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends. Billy’s infectious laughter and his tenacious expression of love will be truly missed. Sign William’s guest book at website:...

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