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Alberts, Geneva Lee - Tyler  
Graveside services for Geneva Lee Hill Alberts, 92, of Tyler, will be held on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. at North Hopkins Cemetery Sulphur Springs, under the direction of Lloyd James Funeral Home, Tyler. Mrs. Alberts passed away on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. She was born Aug. 18, 1922, to Joseph Richard Hill and Addie Virginia Miller Hill in Antlers, Oklahoma. Geneva grew up on the farm near Hooks. She lived most of her life in Greenville. Geneva was preceded in death by her loving husband, Herman David Alberts, in 1974; her parents; two sisters and two brothers. Geneva is survived by her loving family, including her two sons and daughters-in-law, Waire Dale Alberts and wife Laura Susan Alberts, of Tyler, and David Ray Alberts and wife Deborah Alberts, of Dayton; grandson Michael James Alberts, of Jacksonville; great- grandson, Thomas James Alberts, of College Station; three nieces, Virginia, Frances, and Bonita, all of the Dallas area. Mamma loved to travel. They went on many vacations when Dale and David were growing up. After she retired she took several "senior" trips including Arkansas, Memphis Tennessee, New Orleans, Louisiana, and Florida. She loved to garden. She always had beautiful flowers and a large vegetable garden. Many times she would take a cutting of something and root it. Geneva loved to cook. When the family came for a visit she made enough food for an army. Thanksgiving was always her favorite holiday. After Daddy passed away, she worked at Howards in Greenville. Geneva moved to Tyler 1998 to be closer to Dale and Susan She was a lifelong Baptist and member of Prairie Creek Baptist Church. We will miss our mother greatly, but we know she is now in a better place, as David said. The family wishes to thank the staff, and nurses of Providence Park Nursing and Rehabilitation 500 hall and the Hospice of East Texas.
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Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Nov. 23, 2014
Burkett, Frances - Tyler  
A graveside service for Frances Gentry Burkett will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday Nov. 24, 2014, in Rose Hill Cemetery. Bro. Dennis Cliborn will officiate, under direction of Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home. Frances was born on May 8, 1925, in Maydelle, the only child of Ray and Mary Sides. She passed from this life to her eternal heavenly home on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. On Dec. 24, 1945, she married Jack Gentry. They moved to Tyler in 1950 and the city became their home. Frances worked for Tyler Independent School District in food services until her retirement. She was a lifelong member of Park Heights Baptist Church and more recently a member of First Baptist Church, Gresham. Frances married Larkin Burkett in 1975 after the death of Jack in l966. She is survived by her only son, Jack Donald Gentry and wife Charlotte; and her grandchildren, Mandy Gentry Burkett and husband Brad, and their children Mallory and Jack; Chad Donald Gentry and wife Tennille, and their children Grant, Scarlett and Garrett; Joshua Charles Gentry and wife Amy, and their children Macy and Eden; Kristin Gentry Skaggs and husband Jamy, and their children Micah, Gavin and Nathan. Frances is also survived by her stepchildren, Tommy Burkett, (Betty), Lynda Miller (Rick), Shelly Cathy (Ben), as well as Lyndsey, Mary Larkin, Bryce, Shannon and Jennifer. Memorials may be made to Bethesda Health Clinic, 409 W. Ferguson, Tyler, 75702.
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Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Nov. 23, 2014
Curry, Mima Leah - Lindale  
Services for Mima Leah Curry, age 97, of Lindale, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in the Caudle-Rutledge Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ray Singleton and the Rev. Bryan Alvis officiating. Interment will follow in the Damascus Cemetery. Miss Curry died on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, in the Hospice Homeplace in Tyler. She was born on Aug. 27, 1917, in the Damascus Community, Lindale, to Artis and Lovie B. McDowell Curry and was a lifelong resident of Lindale. Mima Leah was a member of the Damascus Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school for 70-plus years to the first, second, and third grade children. She was a graduate of Lindale High School, Tyler Junior College, Tyler Commercial College, and the Southwestern Seminary where she attended to become a better Sunday school teacher. She was a retired secretary for the Texas A&M University Research Station in Lindale which later moved to Overton. Mima Leah was preceded in death by her parents, Artis and Lovie Curry; and by five brothers, C.W. Curry, Guy Curry, Mack Curry, John Curry and Dan Curry. She is survived by a sister, Mrs. Rachel Wood, of Lindale; two sisters-in-law, Neta Curry, of Lindale, and Marlene Curry, of Tyler; numerous nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be Michael Curry, Charles Curry, Gary Curry, Bryan Summerville, Craig Summerville and Chad Summerville. Honorary pallbearers will be Guy David Curry and Jason Wheat. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Caudle-Rutledge Funeral Home in Lindale.
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Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Nov. 23, 2014
Pierce, Katholene - Tyler  
Katholene Pierce went to be with Jesus on Nov. 21, 2014. She was born Dec. 9, 1937, to Newt and Jewell Culwell in Big Spring. She is best known for her contagious smile. Katholene was a devoted wife, mother and homemaker. Katholene was a member of Friendly Baptist Church where she had taught Sunday school. She and her husband, Frank D. Pierce celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 9, 2014. She is survived by her husband, Frank D. Pierce; four children, Eddie and wife Gaye, of Austin, Stephen and wife Sarah, of Alabama, Glen and wife Paulette, of Tyler, Karen and husband Merle Mees, of Missouri; one sister, Jeanette Hawkins and husband John, of Glen Rose; and 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services will be held 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home Chapel on Front Street, with visitation on Sunday from 5 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Gideon's International, 1408 Glenrose Street, Tyler, 75701 and/or CrossVision Missions, P.O. Box 132982, Tyler, 75713.
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Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Nov. 23, 2014
Randolph, Frances Louise - Dialville  
Funeral services for Frances Louise Crews Randolph, 73, of Dialville, will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at the Antioch Methodist Church with the Rev. Dale Jamerson officiating. Burial will follow at the Jarratt Cemetery under the direction of Boren-Conner Funeral Home, Jacksonville. Frances Louise Crews Randolph went home to be with her Lord on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at her home in Dialville. She was born April 2, 1941, in Camden, Arkansas, to James F. and Dorothy Crews. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Joe Randolph; and brother-in-law, Jack Burleson. Frances was a loving mother and grandma to her family. She had retired from Teknor Color. She is survived by her son, Allen Randolph; daughters and sons-in-law, Loretta and Roy Johnson, Patricia and Roy Higginbotham and Malisa and Billy McAnally; sister, Hazel Burleson, Jacksonville. Her grandchildren, Josh Randolph, Robin Davis, Derrick Berryhill, Shawna Franklin, Jalissa Johnson, Ami Graves, Linsday Rowe and Kaitlin and Kali Randolph. She is also survived by a host of great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. We Loved Our Mother. Visitation will be Sunday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Boren-Conner Funeral Home, Jacksonville.
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Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Nov. 23, 2014
Shelton, David Allen - Whitehouse  
Memorial services for David Allen Shelton, 65, Whitehouse, will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, at Gateway Baptist Church, Whitehouse, with Pastor Rick Sydnor and Kevin Hear - on officiating. David was born in Tyler on Oct. 17, 1949, the oldest child of Vinson Allen Shelton, Jr. and Fay Wright Shelton. He passed away at Hospice of East Texas on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, after a long, hard battle with liver cancer. He graduated from Vidalia High School, Vidalia, Louisiana, and attended Louisiana Tech University in Shreveport. He was the first child delivered by Dr. Cameron at the newly opened Mother Frances Hospital in 1949. He was a Vietnam Veteran, serving in the Navy in Special Forces. He worked several different jobs during his years in the oilfield, mostly in Louisiana and Texas and retired in 2007 while he was working for Delek Refining in Tyler. Survivors include his wife, Elaine Hearon Shelton, Whitehouse; son, Kerry Everett and wife Amy, of Whitehouse; daughter, Alana Johnson, of Cedar Park; one grandson, Anakin Johnson, and one granddaughter, Aayla Johnson, also of Cedar Park; one precious aunt, Patricia Miears, Tyler; and his special cousins, Scott, Mark and Clay Miears. He was preceded in death by a brother, Steve Shelton of Arizona; and parents of Gun Barrel City. The family would like to thank the Hospice of East Texas Foundation for their fine care during the last few months, including Dr. Beets, Dr. Ferguson and Dr. Gunter and especially our home care nurse, Joyce Story. A special thanks to Amy Everett, our daughter-in-law, for her help and thoughtfulness especially during the last several months. In lieu of flowers, if desired, memorials may be made to The Hospice of East Texas Foundation, 4111 University Blvd., Tyler, 75701, or Gateway Baptist Church, Whitehouse.
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Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Nov. 23, 2014

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Coblentz, Karen Lee - Tyler  
A funeral service for Karen Lee Tucker Coblentz, 75, of Tyler, is scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, at Westwood Baptist Church in Tyler with the Rev. Ron Moore officiating, under the direction of Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Directors. Mrs. Coblentz was born April 8, 1939, in Great Bend, Kansas, to the late Walter Scott and Margaret Jane Tucker and passed away on Nov. 19, 2014, in Tyler. She grew up in the Valley Center community north of Macksville, Kansas . Karen attended elementary and graduated high school in Macksville with the class of 1957. She loved music and accompanied so many students on the piano, whether it is with the instrument or voice. Karen attended Emporia State University and was a member of a Methodist church in Macksville. She was a member of Westwood Baptist Church in Tyler and a lifelong member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Besides her parents, Karen was preceded in death by a brother. She is survived by her loving husband, John Coblentz; two sons, Garrick Hayes and Scott Hayes; grandchildren, Zachary, Emily and Olivia Hayes; and great-grandchildren, Madelyn and Bentley. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, at Burks Walker Tippit, Tyler. Memorials may be made to Visiting Angels in Tyler, 1324 S. Beckham Ave., Suite 250, Tyler, 75701.
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Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Nov. 22, 2014
George, Winifred "Winnie" - Tyler  
Winifred "Winnie" Kirby George joined her husband in heaven on Nov. 17, 2014. She was born in Joplin, Missouri, on June 5, 1920, to George L. Kirby and Carolyn Darling Kirby. Winnie moved from Joplin to Tyler in her late teen years. She met her husband, Lloyd W. George, in Tyler and they married on Nov. 10, 1940. They were married 63 years when Lloyd passed in March, 2003. After Lloyd served in World War II, they continued their life in Tyler and raised three children: Susan, Sherman and Sam. Lloyd and Winnie were founding members of Glenwood Church of Christ in Tyler. Winnie was the consummate wife, mother and homemaker, enjoying cooking, tennis, canning, sewing, knitting and crocheting (she won a first-place ribbon at the State Fair of Texas in the 1980s for a knitted sweater), and bridge with friends. She was an excellent fisherwoman and hunter, as she began deer hunting in her 60s and continued into her 70s, and had three trophy mounts. Winnie was a two-time breast cancer survivor, and was physically tough, yet feminine. Winnie was playful and fun. These traits show up in her children. Her children and grandchildren loved to be with her. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and one brother. She is survived by her beloved brother, Gene Kirby and her loving family: daughter, Susan (Dennis) Richardson; sons, Sherman (Aletha) George and Sam George; and Tricia Anderson, the mother of Sam's children who Winnie loved dearly; eight grandchildren, Shelley Berry, Kelley (Mike) Blissit, Derek (Alicia) Richardson, Casey (Jade) George, Clinton (Natalie) George, Jennifer (Keye) Chang, Jessica (Danny) Reeves and Jacquelyn George; 13 great-grandchildren, Shelby (Kaitlin) Berry, McKenna, Logan and Jordan Blissit, Cohen and Breck Richardson, Emme and Brady George, Christian George, Ella, Rex and Lloyd Chang, Tessa Reeves; and one great-great-grandson, Landon. Susan and Shelley deserve special mention for caring for Winnie daily the last several years. Services will be held on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, at Glenwood Church of Christ, Tyler. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m., followed by the service at 2 p.m. with burial to follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Directors, 215 E. Front St., Tyler. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to a scholarship fund in the name of Winifred K. George at East Texas Communities Foundation, 315 N. Broadway Ave., No. 210, Tyler, 75702. In closing, the generation of Lloyd and Winifred George was the greatest this country has ever known. Amen!
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Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Nov. 22, 2014
Herring, James Edwin - Jacksonville  
Funeral services for James Edwin Herring Sr., age 78, of Jacksonville, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville with Bro. Andy Cox officiating. Interment will be in Herring Family Cemetery in Jacksonville. James went to be with our Lord on Nov. 20, 2014. He was born Dec. 16, 1935. He served in the 82nd Airborne Division of the United States Army. He was an employee of GE/Trane in Tyler for 31 years. He was preceded in death by two daughters, Deborah Alcorn and Jacqueline Gage; and two grandsons, Travis Herring and Craig McClain. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Betty Herring, Jacksonville; two sons, James Edwin Herring Jr., Canyon Lake, and Timothy Herring and wife Holly, Jacksonville; one daughter, Sharon Akin and husband Jerry, Jacksonville. He has seven grandchildren, Brandi Taylor and husband Travis, Plano, Mary Sparks and husband Justin, Jacksonville, Trenton Herring and wife Kandace, Jacksonville, Miranda and Heather Akin, Jacksonville, and Indie and Kowen Herring, Canyon Lake; and three great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Trenton Herring, Justin Sparks, Travis Taylor, Byron Underwood, Jason Childress and Justin Underwood. Honorary pallbearer is longtime friend, Kenneth Dunklin. Visitation will begin on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, with family receiving friends from 5 to 7 p.m. at Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville. Rather than customary condolences, donations in memory of James may be made to The Hospice of East Texas Foundation, 4111 University Blvd., Tyler, 75701.
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Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Nov. 22, 2014
Taylor, James Harold - Whitehouse  
James Harold Taylor, 88, of Whitehouse, passed away on Nov. 20, 2014, in Tyler. Mr. Taylor, a retired lab technician for Kelley Springfield, was born on Feb. 12, 1926, in Uhrichsville, Ohio. He grew up and attended school in Revanna . Following high school he enlisted in the Navy and served during World War II. After the war, he worked in the coal mines in Tennessee. On Oct. 2, 1948, he married Bonnie Grimes in Rossville, Georgia. They made their home in Whipple, Tennessee. They then moved to Tyler in 1953 and he worked for Dick Reeves as a mechanic and later for Kelley Springfield. He retired in 1982. He played the guitar, was once in a band and enjoyed gardening. He would often give the bounty of his gardening to others. He was preceded in death by his parents and all of his siblings. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie of Whitehouse; daughters, Debbie and her husband Dale Welch, of Tyler, Pam and her husband Gary Dagley of Winona; son, Jimmy L. and his wife Rebecca Taylor, of Flint; many grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and many great-great grandchildren. Visitation will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, at Tyler Memorial Funeral Home, 12053 Highway 64 West in Tyler. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, also at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Tyler Memorial Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be directed to The Hospice of East Texas Foundation, 4111 University Blvd., Tyler, 75701.
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Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Nov. 22, 2014
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