Category: Obituaries

Clarence Voisin

Funeral services for Clarence Voisin, age 87, of Buffalo, Texas, were held at 2 P.M., Sunday, February 19, 2017 at the Walters’ Buffalo Funeral Home in Buffalo, Texas.  Bro. Billy Bob Evans officiated the service.  Interment with military honors provided by the U.S. Marine Corps followed the service at the Russell Cemetery. Clarence Alfred Voisin was born on June 7, 1929 in Houston, Texas to Samuel Clarence Nolte & Ora Belle Voisin.  He made his living working as a retail salesman.  Clarence sold and serviced vending machines, juke boxes, pool tables, and pin ball machines.  Playing cards and dominoes...

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Joyce Elaine Sanches (Mullins)

FCT Joyce Elaine Sanchez (Mullins), 68, of Fairfield, passed away Thursday, March 2, 2017 at her home in Fairfield from COPD and Complications related to acute Pancreatitis. Joyce was born January 26, 1949 in Houston, TX to parents Joyce and George Courtney. She was a devoted wife and mother to her husband and 3 kids; and worked hard to provide for them. Joyce enjoyed the country life and loved spending time with her husband, children, and grandchildren. She had a heart of gold and was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. Joyce is preceded in death by her...

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Andy Owens

Andy Owens, of Fairfield, went home to be with the Lord on March 2, 2017. He was born on July 30, 1941 to Andrew and Virgie (Baldwin) Owens. Andy served in the United States Army. He later went to work for the Texas Department of Corrections. In 2005, Andy retired from the state and started to live out his dream of raising horses. All of those that knew Andy knew how proud he was of his family. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and most of all “Papa.” He loved his family unconditionally and served as...

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Laverne Edwards Means

Celebration of life services for Laverne Edwards Means, 96, are scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Monday, January 30, 2017, at Craddock Memorial Chapel with Dr. Rick Baggett officiating.  She will be laid to rest at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Ardmore.  The family will host a visitation at the funeral home on Sunday evening from 6 to 7.   Services are under the direction of Craddock Funeral Home. Mrs. Means was born November 12 1920, at Oakwood, Texas, to the late William Lafayette “Aiken” Edwards III and Hattie O “Lena (Wornell) Edwards. Being raised in Butler, Freestone County, Texas, she graduated from Fairfield High School, and then went to work in Houston, TX, where she met the love of her life Harlan Ray Means.  They were married January 30, 1943, in Harlingen, TX. From that union came three sons, John, Steve and Larry. Harlan served in the US Army Air Corps during WWII, and then moved Laverne to Ardmore in 1945. Harlan preceded her in death August 17, 1980. Laverne was the oldest of five children.  Her parents, a sister Louise Moran, and a brother William Lafayette “Dub” Edwards IV, preceded her in death.  She is survived by two sisters, Billie Dell Endersbee, Lake City, FL and Patsy Jo Toombs, Fresno, CA, a sister-in-law Mary Lou Donnell, Dallas, TX, her three sons, John and wife Carolyn Jo “Sissy” Means, Ardmore, OK, Steve...

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Glenna Green

Mrs. Glenna Green, 76, of Fairfield, died Sunday, January 29, 2017 at her residence.  Services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at Round Prairie Baptist Church with Pastor Henry Horton and Pastor Chris George officiating.  Interment will follow at Lake Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Capps Memorial Chapel.  Pallbearers are Billy Green, Jr., Jimmy Baldwin, Jeremy Green, Ben Green, Ty Baldwin and Trace Baldwin. Mrs. Green was born March 6, 1940 in Bowie, Texas to parents Barney and Grace Morris Jackson.  She was a 1958 graduate of Bowie High School and during those years and after was involved with horses and barrel racing.  On April 24, 1958 she married her husband of 57 years, Bill Green.  She and Bill came to Fairfield from Wichita Falls in 1971.  Glenna helped Bill with the restoration of classic cars and for many years both were involved with the Heart of Texas Chevy Club in Waco.  She was a member of Round Prairie Baptist Church.  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a brother, Homer Jackson. Left to cherish her memory is her husband Bill of Fairfield; two children, Billy Green, Jr. of Fairfield; Lori Baldwin and husband Jimmy of Groesbeck; one brother, Cecil Jackson and wife Cecelia of Henrietta, TX; four grandchildren, Jeremy and Ben Green; Ty and Trace Baldwin; four great-grandchildren, Kaleb Chandler; Rhett...

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