Our Obituaries

Frances D. Low

November 26, 1937 - January 28, 2018

Frances D. Low, 80, of Nacogdoches passed away Sunday, January 28, 2018, in Nacogdoches. She was born November 26, 1937.Service details are currently pending.Arrangements are under the direction of Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors, Nacogdoches.
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Everett James Stevens

September 13, 1927 - January 21, 2018

Everett James Stevens of Nacogdoches passed away January 21, 2018 in Nacogdoches at the age of 90. He was born September 13, 1927, the oldest of three children of Everett "Bud" and Mary Ammons Stevens. Everett served in the United States Navy from February 1946 to December 1947 in Guam. He met the love of his life, Jeannie Shaw while attending high school. Upon his return from the service,...
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David E. Johnson

February 25, 1931 - January 20, 2018

A private memorial gathering will be held for David E. Johnson. His final interment will then follow at Tahoma National Cemetery, Kent Washington where he will be buried with his wife Kathryn. David was born in Center, TX on February 25, 1931 to parents Ellis and Siddie Johnson. Mr. Johnson is preceded in death by his parents; wife Katheryn Johnson; son, Richard Johnson; brothers, Doyle Johnson,...
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Emma Lou Ryan

July 30, 1929 - January 16, 2018

Emma Lou Ryan of Douglass passed away of a sudden and short illness Tuesday, January 16, 2018, in Nacogdoches at the age of 88 years, 5 months, and 17 days. She was born July 30, 1929, in Houston to parents Nolan J. and Maurine (Lawrence) Clark. Mrs. Ryan grew up in Friendswood, Texas. She often reminisced about her happy and carefree childhood growing up in Friendswood when it was a small...
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Dwane Russell

March 9, 1927 - January 15, 2018

Dwane Russell was born on a farm near Cason, Texas on March 9, 1927. He passed away January 15, 2018, in Nacogdoches. He was the youngest of five children. His parents were Bernice E. Russell and Lillian Ann Bicknell Russell.Shortly after graduating from Daingerfield High School in 1944, Dwane joined the U.S. Navy where he received training as a Radar Operator. His first assignment was aboard a...
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Mozell R. Hetherington

March 4, 1925 - January 13, 2018

Mozell Roxie Pacola Boyd Hetherington was born March 4, 1925, in Lutie, Oklahoma, to parents Hardy Hawkins and Daisey Lucritia (Lucas) Boyd. She died January 13, 2018 in Converse, TX. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Richard Eugene Hetherington; son-in-law, Donnie Jones; 3 brothers; and 2 sisters. Surviving her are 2 sons: Jerry Brown and wife Janis of San Antonio, TX and...
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Mary Rretta Morgan

August 14, 1923 - January 9, 2018

Mary Rretta Morgan passed away on January 9, 2018 in Nacogdoches, Texas. Mary was born on August 14, 1923 in Cherokee County, Texas to parents, Robert Aaron Smith and Letha Arizona Crochran Smith.Mary was a longtime member of Bethel Baptist Church and retired from Memorial Hospital as a dietician. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great great-grandmother. She is...
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Joseph Kirk O'Keefe

September 30, 1933 - January 7, 2018

Joseph Kirk O'Keefe, 84, of Nacogdoches died January 7, 2018, in Nacogdoches, Texas. Joseph Kirk, commonly known as Kirk, was born in Paxton, Illinois, to parents Richard Joseph and Ruth Louise (Shinn) O'Keefe on September 30, 1933. Kirk married Mary Helen Waters, October 4, 1958, and they had 2 children: Richard Kirk and Catherine Elizabeth. Kirk earned his Bachelor's Degree in Aeronautical...
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Kirk Anthony Hensley

June 15, 1958 - January 5, 2018

Kirk Anthony Hensley passed away on January 5, 2018 in Nacogdoches, Texas. Kirk was born on June 15, 1958 in Houston, Texas to parents, Kenneth "Rocky" Hensley and June Burchfield Hensley.He is preceded in death by his grandparents; father, Kenneth "Rocky" Hensley; wife, Diana Hensley. He leaves behind his mother, June Hensley; brothers, Kenny Hensley and wife Karen, Keith Hensley and wife Gina;...
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Barbara F. Scarborough

March 13, 1928 - January 4, 2018

Barbara Frances (Roberts) Scarborough of Nacogdoches passed away Thursday, January 4, 2018, in Nacogdoches at the age of 89 years, 9 months, and 22 days. She was born March 13, 1928, in Lufkin to parents Lawrence L. and Clarice M. (Neel) Roberts. Barbara spent her life volunteering and helping others. She volunteered at Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital and was a member of the Pink Ladies of...
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Herbert C. Lowery

April 5, 1928 - January 2, 2018

On January 2, 2018 the Lord called our Daddy, Herbert Cleo Lowery, Home to be with Him. He was born April 5, 1928 to W.L. and Nettie Lowery in Nacogdoches County, Texas. He was a U.S. Army veteran and served in the Korean War. He retired from the oil field business where he worked most of his life. He was always a hard worker at whatever he did, whether it was woodworking, keeping a well...
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Allan E. Harris

January 24, 1924 - January 1, 2018

Allan E. Harris, 93, of Nacogdoches passed away Monday, January 1, 2018, at Nacogdoches Medical Center. He was born January 24, 1924.A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, January 8, 2018, at Cason Monk-Metcalf Sunset Chapel officiated by Dr. Jeff McDonald.Arrangements are under the direction of Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors, located at 5400 North Street in Nacogdoches.
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Kitty Lee Goehrs

June 27, 1928 - December 30, 2017

Kitty Lee Justice Goehrs went to be with her Lord and Savior on December 30, 2017. Services will be held Wednesday, January 3, 2018 with a visitation beginning at noon and the service to begin at 2:00 PM in the Sunset Chapel at Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Home. Kitty was born on June 27, 1928 in Nacogdoches, TX. She led a full life and was devoted to her family. As a teen she decided the country...
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Henry Lamar Poskey

November 22, 1957 - December 29, 2017

Henry Lamar Poskey of Nacogdoches passed away Friday, December 29, 2017, in Nacogdoches at the age of 60 years, 1 month, and 7 days. He was born November 22, 1957, in Nacogdoches to parents Jesse Gabriel and Lela Mae (Owens) Poskey.Mr. Poskey married his loving wife, Mary, on October 31, 2008. She would describe him as a romantic as he would text her sweet messages daily. They had a "picture...
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James Earl Redfield

December 1, 1930 - December 27, 2017

James Earl Redfield, 87, went to his heavenly home on December 27, 2017. Jim was born to the late S.D. and Hope Redfield on December 1, 1930 in Dallas, Texas and moved to Nacogdoches in 1945. Jim graduated number one in his class from Nacogdoches High School in 1947. He continued his education at Stephen F Austin State University graduating in 1950 with a Bachelor of Business Administration,...
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Richard Thomas

August 22, 1931 - December 27, 2017

Mr. Richard Thomas passed away December 27, 2017, in Nacogdoches, Texas, at the age of 86.Mr. Thomas was born August 22, 1931 in Nacogdoches, Texas to parents Claude Daniel Thomas and Ethel Seamans Thomas. Richard was a lifelong member of First United Methodist Church in Nacogdoches and was a member of the Woodland Hill Men's Golf Association. He loved hunting, fishing, and golf. In addition to...
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Morrison Hammack

June 10, 1928 - December 26, 2017

Mr. Morrison (Curly) Hammack, Jr. passed away December 26, 2017, in Nacogdoches, Texas, at the age of 89.Mr. Hammack was born June 10, 1928 in Nacogdoches, Texas to parents Morrison Hammack, Sr. and Ella Phillips Hammack. Curly retired from Nibco and then retired again from Foretravel. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend. He enjoyed fishing, and was a fox...
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Austin Blake Stewart

January 31, 1997 - December 26, 2017

A life cut too short. Austin Blake Stewart, age 20 passed away on Tuesday, December 26 in a tragic auto accident. Born January 31, 1997, 2 months premature, Austin overcame many obstacles associated with a premature birth.He attended Christ Episcopal and graduated from Garrison High School in 2015. He was a varsity football player and track team member. He loved outdoor activities such as...
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Peggy Louise Topp

March 30, 1932 - December 23, 2017

Peggy Louise Topp, 85, of Nacogdoches passed away Saturday, December 23, 2017, at her residence. She was born March 30, 1932.Service details are pending and will be announced as they become available. Arrangements are under the direction of Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors, Nacogdoches, Texas.
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Billie Lamerle Currie

April 6, 1929 - December 23, 2017

Funeral Services for Billie Hall Currie of Nacogdoches will be held Thursday, December 28, 2017 at Cason Monk-Metcalf Sunset Chapel. Billie was a member of Fredonia Hill Baptist Church. Bro. Sonny Scarborough will officiate. Born April 6, 1929 in Melrose, she was the daughter of B.M. Hall and Beulah Jones Hall, both preceded her in death. She was married for 8 years to Bob Currie of Houston...
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Daniel Willard Bay

April 30, 1941 - December 22, 2017

Daniel Willard Bay, 76, of Nacogdoches, Texas moved into the presence of the Lord Jesus on December 22, 2017 in Nacogdoches, Texas. Danny was a born again believer, with belief in Jesus Christ as his Savior. He was a member of Grace Bible Church and served as a deacon and usher. His faith was very important to him, including daily quiet times, and he continually prayed for others to receive...
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Malcolm McMillan

October 1, 1924 - December 19, 2017

Osee Malcolm McMillan Jr. was born October 1, 1924, in Garrison, TX to Osee Sr. & Celeste McMillan. He passed away December 19, 2017, in Nacogdoches, TX.Malcom graduated from Garrison High School in 1941 and then went into the Navy serving in World War II aboard a submarine. After the Navy Mac went to Work for Southern Pacific Railroad as a Telegraph Operator. He married the love of his life...
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Mary Louise Jolley

September 19, 1916 - December 19, 2017

Mary Louise (Heath) Jolley of Nacogdoches passed away Tuesday, December 19, 2017, at Nacogdoches Medical Center at the age of 101 years and 3 months. She was born September 19, 1916, in Iola, Kansas, to parents Harry Eugene Heath and Lois Rebecca (McNally) Heath.Mrs. Jolley was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Bellflower, California, where she was very active in Sunday School and Women's...
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Tommye Sue Tracy

September 3, 1931 - December 17, 2017

Mrs. Tommye Sue Tracy passed away Sunday, December 17, 2017, at Nacogdoches Medical Center at the age of 86. Mrs. Tracy was born September 3, 1931, in Sulphur Bluff, Texas, to parents Thomas A. and Nannie (Stubblefield) Lewis. She was married to Reynold Tracy and they lived in various places during his career with the U.S. Air Force. They settled in Nacogdoches, Texas, in 1979. Throughout the...
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Larry Wayne De La Torre

October 17, 1963 - December 13, 2017

Mr. Larry Wayne De La Torre passed away Wednesday, December 13, 2017, in Dallas, Texas, at the age of 54.Mr. De La Torre was born in Torrance, California, on Oct. 17, 1963, to the parents of Lt. Col. Joe J. De La Torre, Jr. and Winona Trawick De La Torre. He lived most of his adult life in Mt. Enterprise, Texas. He was a loyal and loving son, brother, uncle and friend. He loved fishing, working...
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Ruby Beall Oliver

January 4, 1935 - December 11, 2017

Mrs. Ruby Beall Oliver passed away December 11, 2017, in Nacogdoches, Texas, at the age of 82.Mrs. Oliver was born January 4, 1935 in Rusk County, Texas to parents Andrew Jackson Davis and Jessie Beatrice O'Neal Davis. Ruby retired from Nacogdoches Memorial after 36 years of dedicated service. She loved her family and being around people, most people just called her Mama or Granny. Ruby was a...
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Thomas Orvin Matlock

February 3, 1947 - December 9, 2017

Mr. Thomas Orvin "Tommy" Matlock passed away Saturday, December 9, 2017, at Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston, Texas, at the age of 70 years, 10 months, and 6 days.He was born February 3, 1947, in Mount Enterprise, Texas, to parents Harley Orvin Matlock and Lydia Jim Banks Matlock. Tommy, a member of the Baptist faith, was a longtime resident of Porter, Texas, and worked a number of...
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Elizabeth Page Kline

February 27, 1920 - December 4, 2017

Elizabeth "Betty" Page Kline passed away on Monday, December 4, 2017 in Nacogdoches, Texas. Betty was born on February 27, 1920 in Tulsa, Oklahoma to R. W. and Beatrice Luke Page. A Service of Witness to the Resurrection for Mrs. Kline will be held at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 903 North Street, Nacogdoches on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Steve Newton and Rev....
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Japhet Reyes

December 3, 2017 - December 3, 2017

A graveside service for Japhet Reyes will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, December 7, 2017, at Sunset Memorial Park, located at 5127 North Street in Nacogdoches, Texas.He was born and passed away Sunday, December 3, 2017, in Nacogdoches, Texas.Arrangements are under the direction of Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors, located at 5400 North Street in Nacogdoches, Texas.
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Frank A. Mitchell

October 20, 1947 - November 27, 2017

Frank A. Mitchell, age 70, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Monday, November 27, 2017 at Nacogdoches Medical Center Hospital in Nacogdoches, Texas. Frank was surrounded by his family as he went to be with the Lord.Born on October 20, 1947 in Monroe, Louisiana to Francis A. and Sybil Irene (Lamb) Mitchell, Frank spent his childhood in multiple states, with fondest memories being in Tennessee...
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April Christine Oswald

April 11, 1973 - November 27, 2017

April Christine Tubbe Oswald, 44, of Mount Enterprise, Texas, passed away November 27, 2017, in Rusk County, Texas. April was born April 11, 1973, in Nacogdoches, Texas, and had been a longtime area resident. A Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), she was working at Henderson Health & Rehab Center.She was a graduate of Mount Enterprise High School. She attended nursing school and received her LVN...
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Bonnye J. Sholmire

December 7, 1945 - November 23, 2017

Funeral Service for Bonnye Jean Moore Sholmire of Nacogdoches, TX will be Friday, November 24, 2017, at 3:00 pm in the Cason Monk-Metcalf Austin Room with Pastor Michael McArthur officiating. Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. prior to the service. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park in Nacogdoches.Bonnye age 71 died of complications from breast cancer on November 23, 2017 in...
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Nita DeGrand

March 20, 1924 - November 21, 2017

Nita Elnora (Lake) DeGrand, 93, passed away on November 21, 2017 in Fort Worth, Texas. She was born in Timpson, TX on March 20, 1924 to parents Dr. Grady Lake and wife, Bertie.A Memorial Service will be conducted at Broadway Plaza located at 5301 Bryant Irvin Road in Fort Worth, TX at 10:00 am. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park at 4:00pm with Dr. Jeff McDonald officiating.Nita grew up...
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Rose M. Krhovjak

June 17, 1931 - November 19, 2017

Rose Mary Krhovjak slipped away from her earthly body into her Heavenly reward on Sunday, November 19, 2017, at Willowbrook Nursing Home in Nacogdoches, where she had resided for some time. Born June 17, 1931, Ms. Rosie was 86 years old.Rosie loved to laugh and tell jokes. She was a joy to be around and she tried to make everyone else happy.She had owned "Ms. Pizza" in Friendswood. Her pizzas...
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Doris Louisa Johnston

November 23, 1921 - November 18, 2017

Doris Louisa (Speake) Johnston, 95, passed away on November 18, 2017 in Nacogdoches, TX. She was born November 23, 1921, to Ruth Bussard Speake and Thomas Paul Speake, in Washington, DC. She had one older brother, Thomas Stanley, who predeceased her. She attended school there, graduating from McKinley High in 1939. She first attended William and Mary University, and later graduated with a degree...
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Vermell Layton

July 21, 1933 - November 16, 2017

Mrs. Vermell Vondell Layton passed away Thursday, November 16, 2017, at a Lufkin hospital at the age of 84.Mrs. Layton was born July 21, 1933, in Nacogdoches County to parents Merit and Mae (Partin) Cochran. She retired from Woden ISD as an elementary school teacher with over 38 years of service.Her survivors include her son, Randy Layton of Nacogdoches County.A private Graveside Service was...
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Terry Wayne Stanaland

September 2, 1956 - November 15, 2017

Mr. Terry Wayne Stanaland passed away Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at a Tyler hospital at the age of 61.Terry was born Sept. 2, 1956, in Nacogdoches County and had been a lifelong area resident. He was self-employed as a construction contractor.Terry Stanaland was an amazing and outstanding husband, an outstanding father, and a true friend of many. "Daddy we love you now and forever."His survivors...
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Gwendolyn Virginia Stephens

August 9, 1940 - November 14, 2017

Gwendolyn Virginia "Gwen" Stephens passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital at the age of 77.Ms. Stephens was born August 9, 1940, in Nacogdoches County, Texas, to parents Verna Cordova Parrish and James Bernice Parrish. She was a lifelong area resident and retired from Sunbeam Manufacturing in Nacogdoches, Texas.She enjoyed various arts and crafts activities as...
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Mary Frances Fickett

August 15, 1918 - November 10, 2017

On Friday, November 10, 2017, Mrs. Mary Frances Fickett, a native of Nacogdoches, passed away peacefully in Houston, Texas, at 99 years of age. She was the wife of the renowned Baptist minister, Dr. Harold L. Fickett, Jr. Together, they built thriving congregations in Brownsville, Texas, Coatesville, Pennsylvania, Pomona, California, and Boston, Massachusetts, before assuming the pastorate at...
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Winton J. Canfield

April 16, 1921 - November 9, 2017

Winton J. Canfield, surrounded by family, passed away peacefully at the age of 96, on Thursday, November 9, 2017. Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 11, at Cason Monk-Metcalf Sunset Chapel with interment to follow at Sunset Memorial Park. Rev. John Redfearn Sr. and Rev. Noel Dear will officiate. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to noon that morning. Pallbearers will be...
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Bryan Holt Davis

July 15, 1935 - November 7, 2017

During the early morning hours of November 7, 2017 the Heavens welcomed home one of God's truly unique creations, Bryan Holt Davis, Jr. He left this world peacefully in his sleep and under his own roof in his beloved Nacogdoches, with loved ones close at hand. He was 82 years of age. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, November 10, 2017, at Christ Episcopal Church, 1430 N....
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Lynda Sue Chase

January 9, 1945 - November 3, 2017

Mrs. Lynda Sue Jacobs Chase passed away Friday, November 3, 2017, in Nacogdoches, Texas, at the age of 72.She was born January 9, 1945, in Nacogdoches, Texas, to parents Donald Weaver Jacobs and Bessie Dimple Pigg Jacobs. Mrs. Chase was a resident of Shreveport, Louisiana, for a while before returning to Nacogdoches several years ago.Lynda was a faithful Christian lady and was an active member of...
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Frances A. Collins

April 11, 1938 - October 28, 2017

Frances Ann Collins of Etoile passed away Saturday, October 28, 2017, at Providence Memory Care in Livingston at the age of 79 years, 6 months, and 17 days.She was born April 11, 1938, in Houston to parents Frank and Elizabeth (Vrana) Bobalik.A graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, November 2, 2017, at Blue Springs Cemetery, located at 19270 South FM 226 in Etoile. The service...
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Evelyn M. Cofer

December 15, 1922 - October 26, 2017

Mrs. Evelyn Matthews Cofer passed away Thursday, October 26, 2017, at her residence in Melrose, Texas, at the age of 94 years, 10 months, and 11 days. She was born December 15, 1922, to parents Elmer L. Matthews and Theo Mangham Matthews.Mrs. Cofer received a bachelors of science degree from Stephen F. Austin State University graduating with honors and later obtained a masters degree in religious...
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Ronald Dale Boyd

September 19, 1946 - October 26, 2017

Ronald Dale Boyd of Nacogdoches passed away Thursday, October 26, 2017, at Willowbrook Nursing Home in Nacogdoches at the age of 71 years, 1 month, and 7 days.He was born September 19, 1946, in Port Arthur to parents J.L. and Mildred (Morris) Boyd.A memorial service is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 4, 2017, at Cason Monk-Metcalf Sunset Chapel with Billy Joe Deaton officiating.Mr....
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Kevin Conner

May 1, 1964 - October 23, 2017

Kevin W. Conner, 53, of Nacogdoches, Texas, passed away on October 23, 2017, in Nacogdoches. He was born on May 1, 1964, in Houston, Texas, the son of Jerry W. Conner and Jolene (Baxter) Conner. On July 7, 1984, he was united in marriage with Penny Michelle Hammonds in Houston, Texas.Kevin was a graduate of Sam Houston High School in 1982. Throughout his lifetime Kevin held many jobs to include...
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Jackie Carol Verdoorn

April 28, 1945 - October 16, 2017

Jackie Hall Verdoorn was born April 28, 1945, and was called home October 16, 2017.She was a beloved mother, grandmother, sister and daughter. An accomplished businesswoman and RN, she held a Master's Degree from the University of Texas.Jackie was preceded in death by her mother, Lataine; father, Isaac; and a nephew, Andy. She is survived by her son, Josh and his wife Juliette; grandchildren,...
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Robert Coston McCrary

November 13, 1914 - October 15, 2017

Mr. Robert Coston "Pug" McCrary, 102, of Nacogdoches, Texas, passed away Sunday, October 15, 2017, in Tyler. Family and friends are invited to a visitation from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon Thursday, October 19, 2017, at Cason Monk-Metcalf Sunset Chapel. A private interment will take place at Old Shiloh Cemetery near Mount Enterprise, Texas.He was born November 13, 1914, in the Sulphur Springs...
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Roland David Brandon

December 9, 1945 - October 11, 2017

Roland David Brandon of Nacogdoches passed away Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at Nacogdoches Medical Center at the age of 71 years, 10 months, and 2 days.He was born December 9, 1945, in San Antonio, Texas, to parents A.D. Brandon and Sybil (Roland) Brandon. His early years were spent in Eagle Pass, Texas, where his father was a U.S. Border Patrolman until he was transferred to Blaine, Washington...
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Ruby Cleo Duke

April 10, 1924 - October 8, 2017

Mrs. Ruby Cleo Sizemore Duke passed away October 8, 2017, in Nacogdoches, Texas, at the age of 93 years, 5 months, and 28 days.Mrs. Duke was born April 10, 1924, in Kimishi, Oklahoma, to parents George Washington Sizemore and Ollie Cleo Hull Sizemore. Ruby grew up in Wright City, Texas, and graduated as salutatorian of Salem High School. Following high school she attended business school in...
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Agnes Marie Permenter

March 4, 1925 - October 4, 2017

Mrs. Agnes Marie Permenter passed peacefully from this life on Wednesday, October 4, 2017, at her home in Nacogdoches County, Texas, with family by her side. Mrs. Permenter was 92 years old. Born Agnes Marie Gibbs on March 4, 1925, in Montgomery, Texas, she was the daughter of Guy Minor Gibbs and Stella Marie (Duncan) Gibbs. She married Alvie Permenter on July 12, 1945. She was preceded in...
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Ellis Wayne Patterson

May 19, 1944 - September 30, 2017

Ellis Wayne "Buddy" Patterson was born May 19, 1944 in Camp Worth, Texas in San Augustine County to O. L. and Mattie Jewel Patterson. He married his sweetheart of 55 years, Carolyn Dean Patterson on June 1, 1962. He went to his Heavenly Home on Saturday, September 30, 2017. Buddy worked for NIBCO from 1962-2009 as a tool and die maker. He was an intelligent and brilliant man. He was a gifted...
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Herold Daniel Abney

October 9, 1942 - September 29, 2017

Herold Daniel Abney of Nacogdoches passed away Friday, September 29, 2017, at his residence at the age of 74 years, 11 months, and 20 days. He was born October 9, 1942, in Amarillo, Texas, to parents Curtis and Lillie (Beavers) Abney.A memorial service will be held at a later date at Cason Monk-Metcalf Sunset Chapel.Arrangements are under the direction of Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors,...
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Matthew Raymond Flynn

October 11, 1967 - September 28, 2017

Hey all,My name is Matt, whoops, Matthew Raymond Flynn, my Mom probably would have wanted me to use my entire name. I was born in Denver, Colorado, on October 11th, 1967, (died September 27, 2017) but I lived most of my formative years in Wheatland, Wyoming (Go Bulldogs!!). Yep, I graduated from Wheatland High School, in 1986. So, if you're reading this, I've probably met my end, but that's ok...
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Velma Jo McDonald

July 27, 1927 - September 28, 2017

Velma Jo Joiner McDonald, 90, passed away peacefully in her sleep Thursday, September 28, 2017 in Nacogdoches, Texas. Ms. McDonald was born in Houston, Texas on July 27, 1927, the second of four children born to Robert Isam and Gladys Day Joiner. After graduating from El Campo H. S. in 1945, where she proudly served as twirler and drum major of the band, she married her high school sweetheart,...
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Philip A. Youngblood

November 23, 1944 - September 27, 2017

Mr. Philip Adonis Youngblood, also known as Philip Wayne Mora, passed away Wednesday, September 27, 2017, at his residence in Nacogdoches, Texas, at the age of 72.He was born in Iraan, Texas, on November 23, 1944, to parents M.C. Mora and Mildred N. (Youngblood) Mora.A graveside inurnment service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 4, 2017, at Mountain Cemetery in Nacogdoches County...
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Alvin Lee DuBois

October 28, 1942 - September 26, 2017

Alvin Lee DuBois, 75, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 26, 2017, at his home in Nacogdoches, Texas. He was born on October 28, 1942, to Odilon and Gussie (Stelly) DuBois in Patterson, Louisiana. Alvin is survived by his wife of 52 years, Jean Marie (Wingate) DuBois and his children, son Douglas Allen DuBois and his wife, Denise and daughters Heather Linn DuBois Motschman and her...
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Wanda Jean Johnson

September 25, 1934 - September 21, 2017

Wanda Jean Dean Johnson was born on September 25, 1934 in Nacogdoches, Texas to Cecil and Ada (Lorraine) Dean. She went home to be with the Lord on September 21, 2017 in Kingwood, Texas.Graduating from Nacogdoches High School at 16 years of age, Wanda went on to receive her bachelor's and master's degrees from Stephen F. Austin State University. Her heart's calling was the education...
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Judith Ann Lenhart

July 23, 1940 - September 20, 2017

Private arrangements are being held for Judy G. Lenhart, 77, of Nacogdoches, Texas.Mrs. Lenhart was born July 23, 1940, in Austin, Texas. She passed away September 20, 2017, in Nacogdoches, Texas.Arrangements are under the direction of Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors, located at 5400 North Street in Nacogdoches, Texas.
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J.W. W. Phillips

March 17, 1930 - September 19, 2017

Mr. J.W. "Pete" Phillips Jr. passed away Tuesday, September 19, 2017, in Nacogdoches, Texas, at the age of 87.He was born March 17, 1930, in Nacogdoches County, Texas, to parents J.W. and Sudie (McAfee) Phillips. Pete had lived in Martinsville, Texas, for the past several years. During the Korean Conflict, Mr. Phillips proudly served his country with the U.S. Air Force, having attained...
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Freddie Lonnie Russell

December 1, 1943 - September 18, 2017

Mr. Freddie Lonnie "Buddy" Russell passed away Monday, September 18, 2017, at his residence near Nacogdoches, Texas, at the age of 73.Mr. Russell was born December 1, 1943, in Nacogdoches County, Texas, to parents Freddie (Martines) and Jake Russell. He was a lifelong area resident. After working at International Paper, Buddy began a career of more than 30 years as an equipment operator...
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Sam Perry King

March 1, 1931 - September 15, 2017

Sam Perry King of Melrose passed away Friday, September 15, 2017, at his residence at the age of 86 years, 6 months, and 14 days. He was born March 1, 1931, in Nacogdoches to parents Sam Houston and Ora Mae (Fletcher) King.A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, September 21, 2017, at Cason Monk-Metcalf Sunset Chapel officiated by Celebrant Constance Engelking. Interment will...
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Bobby Glenn Winder

June 4, 1930 - September 14, 2017

Ret. CMSgt. Bobby Glenn WinderBobby Winder passed away September 14th peacefully in his home at the age of 87. He was born June 4, 1930 in Caro, Texas to Robert Preston and Jewel Miriam Hawthorne Winder. Bobby was the second of five children. He attended and completed school in Central Heights, Texas. Funeral service is scheduled for Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. at Cason Monk...
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Jessie Marie Johnson

October 27, 1927 - September 13, 2017

Jessie Marie Johnson, 89, was born in Shelby County, Texas, October 27, 1927, to Maude McCauley Johnson and Jessie Lee Johnson. She had lived in Nacogdoches for 60 years. She graduated from Center High school in 1944. She retired from AT&T with 38 years of service, as well as a perfect attendance record. After retirement, she worked at JC Penney for several years.She was an avid bird...
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Charlie Lamerle Culp

April 14, 1925 - September 12, 2017

Charlie Lamerle Bousman Culp passed away on September 12, 2017. She was born in Woden, Texas on April 14, 1925. Family and friends will gather for a graveside service at Sunset Memorial Park in Nacogdoches, Texas at 1:00 p.m., on Friday, September 15, 2017. Dr. Jeff McDonald will officiate.She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie Bousman and Carrie King Bousman; husband, E.T. Culp;...
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Edmundo Paz Saenz

November 16, 1958 - September 9, 2017

Edmundo Sáenz PazFalleció el Sábado 9 de septiembre del 2017, en Nacogdoches, Texas, a la edad de 58 años.El nació el 17 De Noviembre de 1958, en La Florida, Arroyo Seco, Querétaro, México. Sus padres Filemón Sáenz y Eulogia Paz fueron residentes de por vida de La Florida, Arroyo Seco. Él era miembro de la Iglesia Católica Nuestra Señ...
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Delores Edna Jones

May 23, 1941 - September 6, 2017

Mrs. Delores Edna Jones passed away Wednesday, September 6, 2017, at Kingwood Medical Center in Kingwood, Texas, at the age of 76.Delores was born May 23, 1941, in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, one of eleven children of Cletus and Rose Bahr. She received her BSN from St. Louis University, where she met her best friend and future husband, William Jones. Bill and Delores and their family settled in...
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Charlotte Rae Newman

November 3, 1942 - September 6, 2017

Mrs. Charlotte Rae (Martin) Newman passed away Wednesday, September 6, 2017, in Nacogdoches County, Texas, at the age of 74.She was born November 3, 1942, to parents Louis and Norma (Smith) Martin and was a longtime resident of the Nacogdoches area. She was the owner/operator of The Dog House Grooming and Boarding for over 37 years and a member of the First Assembly of God.Her survivors include...
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William King Wallace

February 4, 1941 - September 5, 2017

Mr. :William K. "Bill" Wallace passed away September 5, 2017, at Nacogdoches Medical Center at the age of 76.He had been a resident of Nacogdoches County, Texas, for the past several years and retired from Wal-Mart. Mr. Wallace was born February 4, 1941, in San Angelo, Texas, to parents Fannie (Smith) and Willie Wallace.Bill was preceded in death by his parents.His survivors include his...
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Avalon Word Still

March 22, 1928 - September 5, 2017

Avalon Word Blaine Still, 89 of Nacogdoches, Texas, entered Heaven's gate on September 5, 2017, at 12:01 a.m. in Lufkin, Texas. She was born in Dallas, Texas, to Robert A. Blaine, Jr. and Lucy (Word) Blaine on March 22, 1928. Avalon spent many of her younger years growing up between Dallas, Texas, and San Jose, California, before moving to Nacogdoches in 1944. She married Billy Joe Still on...
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Janice Ina Vanderlaan

June 14, 1941 - September 1, 2017

Janice Ina Vanderlaan of Mount Enterprise passed away peacefully Friday, September 1, 2017, at her home at the age of 76 years, 2 months, and 18 days.She was born June 14, 1941, in Amarillo, Texas, to parents Frank J. Gordon and Gladys Ina (Williams) Gordon.Jan was a proud nurse her entire life. She graduated from Tascosa High school in Amarillo in 1958. She then went on to earn her Master's...
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James David Harkrider

October 24, 1911 - August 28, 2017

James David Harkrider passed from this life Monday, August 28, 2017 in the home of his first-born granddaughter, Wendy Harkrider. Also by his side was Jenell Harkrider, his granddaughter-in-law. Mr. Harkrider had been in their loving care since May 12. Born in Center, TX, October 24, 1911, he lived to the age of 105. He was the son of Robert E. Harkrider and Elma Redditt Harkrider. He was...
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Stanley Green

September 1, 1945 - August 24, 2017

Mr. Stanley Green passed away Thursday, August 24, 2017, at Nacogdoches Medical Center at the age of 71.Born September 1, 1945, in Nacogdoches County, he was a longtime resident of the area and had formerly been employed by the city.His survivors include his friends at Lexington Place.A service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 30, 2017, at Cason Monk-Metcalf Sunset Chapel with Rhonda...
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Jean Powers

October 28, 1943 - August 23, 2017

Jean Rogers Powers, 73, of Nacogdoches, Texas, passed away August 23, 2017, in Nacogdoches. She was born October 28, 1943, in Sikeston, Missouri, to parents, Dr. Eugene S. Rogers and Helen Worth Rogers. Jean lived most of her life in Nacogdoches. She graduated from Nacogdoches High School and earned a bachelors and master's degree from Stephen F. Austin State University. Jean spent her career...
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Joyce Marina Scroggins

September 13, 1935 - August 22, 2017

Funeral service for Joyce M. Scroggins, 81, of Nacogdoches, will be on Friday, August 25, 2017 at 10:30 am at Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors with Pastor Caleb Mills officiating of Trinity Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Nacogdoches. Mrs. Scroggins died on August 22, 2017, in Nacogdoches. She was born on September 13, 1935, in Oxford, England. Visitation will...
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William Benjamin Holleman

June 12, 1924 - August 22, 2017

Mr. William Benjamin "Ben" Holleman, 93, died Tuesday, August 22, 2017.Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 29, 2017, at the Cason Monk-Metcalf Sunset Chapel, 5400 North St. in Nacogdoches, with Rev. Johnny Dammon officiating. Burial will follow at the Holleman Cemetery in Rusk County. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m.He was born June 12, 1924, to Moody and Alice...
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W.G. Cole

August 18, 1928 - August 22, 2017

Mr. W.G. "Dub" Cole Jr. 89 of Corpus Christi and Chireno, TX passed away peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, August 22, 2017, at his log cabin in the beautiful Piney Woods of Chireno, TX. A celebration of life service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 2, at Memory Gardens located at 8200 Old Brownsville Rd. in Corpus Christi, Texas. James S. Davis, son-in-law, will be officiating the...
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Anita Yvonne Wilson

October 25, 1936 - August 22, 2017

Mrs. Anita Yvonne Wilson passed away early Tuesday morning, August 22, 2017, in Nacogdoches, Texas, at the age of 80. Mrs. Wilson, a longtime area resident, was born October 25, 1936, in Neuville, Texas, to parents Marcus D Landrum and Laura Reeves Holt. As a twelve-year-old girl, she was invited to attend First Church of the Nazarene by her friend Margaret Meador. This is where she learned...
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Milton Howard

August 15, 1923 - August 13, 2017

Mr. Ira Milton Howard passed away at his home in Nacogdoches late Sunday evening, August 13, 2017, just two days before his 95th birthday. He was born on August 15, 1922 in McKinney, Texas to E.P. and Alta Tarvin Howard.Milton graduated from Barnhart High School in Barnhart, Texas and attended Sul Ross State University where he met the love of his life, Mildred Allen Bell Howard. Milton and...
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Hildagarde O'Neal

January 1, 1920 - August 9, 2017

Funeral services to celebrate the life of Hildagarde O'Neal, 97, of Nacogdoches will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, August 19, 2017, at Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors officiated by Pastor Emeritus Dr. Allen Reed. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park.Pallbearers will be Dana Wehrmann, Gary Wehrmann, Les Findeisen, Ralph LaRue, Tyle Fore, and Don Nichols.Mrs. O'Neal passed...
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Mary Louise Haney

March 1, 1923 - August 6, 2017

Mary Louise (Pentecost) Haney passed to her Heavenly home on August 6, 2017, at 8:37 a.m. in Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital. Louise was born March 1, 1923, to Joseph Emanuel Pentecost and Mary Ethel (Morris) Pentecost. She had an identical twin sister, Martha Lucille (Pentecost) Williams. Louise was preceded in death by her parents and husband of 66 years, Robert B. (RB) Haney; sisters, Wandelle...
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Russell Johnston

October 2, 1938 - August 3, 2017

Dr. Russell James Johnston was born in Gary, Indiana on October 2 1938. He died in Nacogdoches, TX on Thursday, August 3 rd, 2017 at 78 years old. A visitation will be held on Monday, August 7th from 5:00 - 7:00 pm. He will be laid to rest at Sunset Memorial Park by his family.Russell graduated from Indiana University Bloomington in 1959. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Indiana...
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Paul Kramer

June 13, 1932 - August 3, 2017

Funeral Service for Paul Kramer, 85, of Nacogdoches will be at 10:00 am at the First Church of the Nazarene on August 12, 2017. Rev. Joe Dagistino will be officiating. Burial will be at Forest Lawn East Cemetery in Webster, TX on Sunday, August 13 at 3:00 pm. Pallbearers will include his grandsons, Dusty Roenne, Clint Yates, Josh Welter, Jacob Welter, Jacob Kramer, Cade Roenne, Dane Roenne and...
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Johnny Herman Russell

June 26, 1954 - August 3, 2017

Johnny Herman Russell, 63, Nacogdoches, Texas, passed away August 3, 2017 at his home in Nacogdoches. Visitation will be held at Cason Monk Funeral Directors in Nacogdoches on Sunday, August 6th from 4:00 pm to 6:00pm. Funeral service will be held at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church on Monday, August 7th at 10:00 am, with Brother Don Noble officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery....
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Clara Faye Keller

May 1, 1937 - July 26, 2017

Mrs. Clara Faye Keller passed away Wednesday, July 26, 2017, in Collin County, Texas, at the age of 80 years, 2 months, and 25 days.Mrs. Keller was born May 1, 1937, in Nacogdoches County, Texas, to parents Frank Lopez and Nora Mary Acosta Lopez Garcia. She had been a longtime resident of Nacogdoches County, Texas.Her survivors include her daughter, Candy Lynn Holmes and husband Brian; a son,...
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Timothy James Dart

March 22, 1946 - July 18, 2017

Timothy James Dart of Nacogdoches passed away Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at Nacogdoches Medical Center at the age of 71 years, 3 months, and 26 days.He was born March 22, 1946, in Sherman, Texas, to parents Kenneth Landon and Mildred Louise (Klem) Dart.A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, July 22, 2017, at Cason Monk-Metcalf Sunset Chapel with Bro. Ed Gross officiating.Mr. Dart...
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Nona Cleon Hanks

June 29, 1929 - July 17, 2017

Nona Cleon Hanks, age 88, of Nacogdoches, Texas passed away peacefully on Monday, July 17, 2017 at Magnolia Court Assisted Living in Nacogdoches after a long and fruitful life. Funeral services for Cleon are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 5, 2017, at First United Methodist Church of McCamey with her nephew, Lance Perry, and Reverend David Sanchez, Pastor of First United Methodist...
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T.C. Muckelroy

June 8, 1935 - July 16, 2017

T.C. Muckelroy passed away Sunday, July 16, 2017, at The Joseph House in Lufkin, Texas, at the age of 82 years, 1 month, and 8 days.He was born June 8, 1935, in Etoile, Texas, to parents Bean Glenn and Luella (Partin) Muckelroy. He was a longtime resident of the Etoile area who graduated Woden High School in 1953 as Salutatorian and sports manager.A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m....
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Edith McDaniel

February 1, 1928 - July 13, 2017

Mrs. Edith Moody McDaniel passed away Thursday, July 13, 2015, in Shreveport, Louisiana, at the age of 89. She had been a longtime resident of Nacogdoches, Texas, but had been living in Shreveport, LA for the last four months. She was the first born to Taylor "Dick" Moody and Mary Jane Byrd Moody on Feb. 1, 1928 in Melrose, Texas.Mrs. McDaniel is preceded in death by her parents; her brothers,...
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Kenneth Ray Fincher

October 26, 1944 - July 13, 2017

Mr. Kenneth Ray Fincher passed away Thursday, July 13, 2017, at Rock Haven Nursing Center in Nacogdoches, Texas, at the age of 72.Born October 26, 1944, Mr. Fincher was a longtime resident of the Nacogdoches area. He retired in 2008 as a maintenance supervisor at NIBCO, where he had faithfully worked for 48 years. Kenneth had a great love for the outdoors, always happy when hunting and fishing....
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Reva Strode

September 20, 1925 - July 13, 2017

REVA R. STRODE, 91, of Burnet (Lake Buchanan), Texas, was called to the Lord on July 13, 2017, after battling pneumonia and suffering a stroke. She was born September 20, 1925 in Engelhard, North Carolina to Lofton and Pearl Blake Smith. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 22, 2017, at Cason Monk-Metcalf Sunset Chapel, located at 5400 North Street in Nacogdoches,...
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Juliet Andrena Brunotte

November 30, 1925 - July 7, 2017

Born in Hong Kong, China, where her father was a banker, Andrena was the daughter of G. Martel Hall of Nacogdoches and Frances Winifred Hall of Hendon, England. She spent her first 12 years in Hong Kong and later Hankou, central China, from which her mother and two younger brothers were evacuated in 1938 as the Japanese invasion of China approached. Although her father had to remain in China, the...
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Jessie Lee Murray

December 4, 1926 - July 4, 2017

Mrs. Jessie Lee "Jackie" Armstrong Murray, age 90, passed from this life, to be with her Lord and Saviour, on Tuesday, July 4, 2017, experiencing the ultimate Independence Day. Free, at last, from the long suffering confinement of her nurshing home bed since a stroke in 2009. She is whole again in the presence of Jesus.Jackie, a.k.a. "Jack," as she was called by her mom; a.k.a...
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James Murphy Stinson

December 31, 1928 - July 4, 2017

Mr. James Murphy Stinson of Nederland, formerly of Douglass, passed away Tuesday, July 4, 2017, in Groves, Texas, at the age of 88 years, 6 months, and 4 days.He was born December 31, 1928, in Nacogdoches County, Texas, to parents Jess Stinson and Mae (Hodges) Stinson. A funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday, July 7, 2017, at Cason Monk-Metcalf Sunset Chapel with Bro. Bobby King...
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Carroll Maurice Webb

August 25, 1938 - July 3, 2017

Carroll Maurice Webb of Houston passed away Monday, July 3, 2017, at his residence at the age of 78 years, 10 months, and 8 days. He was born August 25, 1938, in Nacogdoches to parents Carroll and Versie Webb.A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, July 8, 2017, at Cason Monk-Metcalf's Sunset Chapel with Bro. Jason Lott officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial...
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Wallace Dudley Britt

September 5, 1936 - June 29, 2017

Wallace Dudley Britt, 80, of Nacogdoches died June 29, 2017, in Nacogdoches. He was born September 5, 1936, in Hornbeck, Louisiana.Private arrangements are being made. Arrangements are under the direction of Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors, Nacogdoches, Texas.
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Bante Perez

June 19, 1933 - June 27, 2017

Bante Perez, 84, of Nacogdoches passed away June 27, 2017, at Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital. She was born June 19, 1933.Service details are pending and will be announced later.Arrangements are under the care of Tyler Memorial Funeral Home.Local arrangements under the direction of Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors, Nacogdoches, Texas.
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Frances Adams Shofner

November 12, 1953 - June 26, 2017

Frances Adams Shofner; our Mom, our YaYa, our friend and David's precious wife went to be with the Lord on Monday, June 26, 2017. Frances was born in Nacogdoches, Texas on November 12, 1953 to Frances "JuJu" Adams and S.M. Adams, Jr. She attended Christ Episcopal School and graduated from Nacogdoches High School. During her years at NHS, she was head cheerleader and elected to many honors. ...
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Judith Lynn Biss

April 18, 1952 - June 24, 2017

Judith Lynn Biss of Nacogdoches passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017, at her residence at the age of 65 years, 2 months, and 6 days. She was born April 18, 1952, in Akron, Ohio, to parents Robert Franklin and Ethel Mae Biss.A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 30, 2017, at Grace Bible Church in Nacogdoches officiated by Elder Ralph Busby. A reception will follow the service...
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Mary Evelyn Luper

October 20, 1926 - June 21, 2017

Mrs. Mary Evelyn Luper, age 90, of Sabine County, Texas, passed away Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at her residence in the Pendleton Harbor Subdivision on Toledo Bend.She was was born October 20, 1926, in Barham, Louisiana, to parents Norman and Reba McInnis. She was a retired civil service worker.A funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, July 1, 2017, at Pendleton Assembly of God Church,...
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